The first table below looks at the demand for Kafka skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Kafka over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Kafka
Rank 829 864 894
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +30
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 84 18 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.017% 0.002%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.042% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 79 16 2
Average salary £57,500 £67,500 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.81% -20.58%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £65,000 £85,000
% change year-on-year
-30.76% -23.52%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45445 43020 48353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.82% 39.55% 40.97%
Number of salaries quoted 38606 37296 42767
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Kafka
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Kafka within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Kafka Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Kafka
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Kafka within the UK.

Kafka Salary Trend in the UK

Kafka
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Kafka over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 within the UK.

Kafka Salary Histogram in the UK

Kafka
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kafka within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +40 84 £57,500 -14.81% 3
London -19 48 £65,000 -13.33% 2
South East +36 34 £46,250 -28.84% 2
Surrey +12 24 £46,250 -15.90% 1
Guildford +27 21 £45,000 -7.69% 1
City of London -5 13 £60,000 -33.33%
East Sussex - 10 £51,250 -
Brighton - 10 £51,250 -
Cambridge - 2 £40,000 - 1
Reigate - 2 £75,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £40,000 - 1
East of England - 2 £40,000 - 1

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Kafka also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Kafka.

1 131 (94.93%) Java
2 115 (83.33%) Hadoop
3 104 (75.36%) Big Data
4 77 (55.80%) NoSQL
5 76 (55.07%) Open Source
6 71 (51.45%) MySQL
7 70 (50.72%) Python
8 64 (46.38%) Redis
9 59 (42.75%) Linux
10 56 (40.58%) Apache Hive
11 55 (39.86%) MapReduce
11 55 (39.86%) Data Warehouse
12 54 (39.13%) Bash Shell
13 50 (36.23%) Memcached
13 50 (36.23%) Couchbase
14 46 (33.33%) SQL
15 43 (31.16%) Spring
16 38 (27.54%) JMX
17 36 (26.09%) Apache Accumulo
18 35 (25.36%) Degree
19 33 (23.91%) Web Services
20 32 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
20 32 (23.19%) Scrum
20 32 (23.19%) REST
21 27 (19.57%) Git (software)
21 27 (19.57%) TDD
21 27 (19.57%) Maven
22 26 (18.84%) XML
22 26 (18.84%) SOAP
23 25 (18.12%) JDBC

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Kafka also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Kafka. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (11.59%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (7.25%) Apache Solr
3 5 (3.62%) Apache Pig
4 4 (2.90%) Apache
4 4 (2.90%) SAS
4 4 (2.90%) nginx
4 4 (2.90%) Tornado
5 3 (2.17%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (2.17%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.17%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.72%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (2.90%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.17%) OpenShift
4 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.45%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.72%) SaaS
5 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.62%) HTTP
2 3 (2.17%) AMQP
3 2 (1.45%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (83.33%) Hadoop
2 104 (75.36%) Big Data
3 77 (55.80%) NoSQL
4 71 (51.45%) MySQL
5 64 (46.38%) Redis
6 56 (40.58%) Apache Hive
7 55 (39.86%) Data Warehouse
8 50 (36.23%) Couchbase
9 36 (26.09%) Apache Accumulo
10 24 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
11 23 (16.67%) Relational Database
12 21 (15.22%) HBase
13 15 (10.87%) MongoDB
13 15 (10.87%) Apache Cassandra
14 9 (6.52%) Amazon Redshift
15 5 (3.62%) SQL Server
16 4 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 4 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 4 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 4 (2.90%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 27 (19.57%) Git (software)
1 27 (19.57%) Maven
2 9 (6.52%) JUnit
3 8 (5.80%) Eclipse
4 7 (5.07%) Jenkins
4 7 (5.07%) Mockito
5 4 (2.90%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (1.45%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (3.62%) Marketing
1 5 (3.62%) Publishing
2 4 (2.90%) Advertising
2 4 (2.90%) Finance
3 2 (1.45%) Retail
3 2 (1.45%) Front Office
4 1 (0.72%) Law
4 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.72%) Electronics
4 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 71 (51.45%) Developer
2 66 (47.83%) Java Developer
3 14 (10.14%) Architect
4 10 (7.25%) Senior Java Developer
4 10 (7.25%) Senior Developer
5 8 (5.80%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (5.07%) Consultant
7 5 (3.62%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (2.90%) Administrator
8 4 (2.90%) Data Consultant
8 4 (2.90%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (2.90%) Data Architect
8 4 (2.90%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 4 (2.90%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 4 (2.90%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (2.90%) Big Data Consultant
8 4 (2.90%) Big Data Architect
9 3 (2.17%) Big Data Developer
9 3 (2.17%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (2.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (39.86%) MapReduce
2 50 (36.23%) Memcached
3 43 (31.16%) Spring
4 38 (27.54%) JMX
5 33 (23.91%) Web Services
6 32 (23.19%) REST
7 26 (18.84%) XML
7 26 (18.84%) SOAP
8 25 (18.12%) JDBC
8 25 (18.12%) Swing
8 25 (18.12%) WSDL
9 24 (17.39%) XSD
10 16 (11.59%) HTML
11 13 (9.42%) ActiveMQ
12 10 (7.25%) J2EE
13 9 (6.52%) RabbitMQ
14 8 (5.80%) Apache Camel
15 7 (5.07%) HTML5
15 7 (5.07%) J2SE
16 5 (3.62%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 76 (55.07%) Open Source
2 23 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 14 (10.14%) Social Media
4 8 (5.80%) Market Risk
5 5 (3.62%) Clustering
6 4 (2.90%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.45%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.45%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.45%) Physics
7 2 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.72%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.72%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 59 (42.75%) Linux
2 5 (3.62%) Windows
3 4 (2.90%) UNIX
4 3 (2.17%) MVS
4 3 (2.17%) AIX
5 1 (0.72%) CentOS
5 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (23.19%) Scrum
2 27 (19.57%) TDD
3 22 (15.94%) Software Engineering
4 21 (15.22%) BDD
5 17 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (11.59%) Data Security
6 16 (11.59%) Analytics
7 14 (10.14%) Cyber Security
8 10 (7.25%) OO
8 10 (7.25%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (5.07%) Unit Testing
9 7 (5.07%) Kanban
9 7 (5.07%) Resource Management
10 6 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (4.35%) Complex Event Processing
10 6 (4.35%) DevOps
11 5 (3.62%) CQRS
11 5 (3.62%) ETL
11 5 (3.62%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 131 (94.93%) Java
2 70 (50.72%) Python
3 54 (39.13%) Bash Shell
4 46 (33.33%) SQL
5 9 (6.52%) Scala
5 9 (6.52%) JavaScript
6 8 (5.80%) Ruby
7 7 (5.07%) PL/SQL
7 7 (5.07%) C#
7 7 (5.07%) C++
8 5 (3.62%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.90%) Golang
10 3 (2.17%) Groovy
10 3 (2.17%) Clojure
10 3 (2.17%) Perl
10 3 (2.17%) PHP
10 3 (2.17%) Erlang
11 2 (1.45%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.45%) F#
12 1 (0.72%) Pig Latin
Qualifications
1 35 (25.36%) Degree
2 4 (2.90%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.90%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.52%) HDFS
2 5 (3.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (3.62%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (7.25%) Puppet
2 7 (5.07%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.62%) Nagios
4 4 (2.90%) Ambari
4 4 (2.90%) Ansible
5 1 (0.72%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.72%) Oozie
5 1 (0.72%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 7 (5.07%) JBoss
2 4 (2.90%) Oracle
2 4 (2.90%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.90%) Informatica
2 4 (2.90%) Talend
2 4 (2.90%) Splunk
2 4 (2.90%) Tableau
3 1 (0.72%) SAP
North London
Sage Pay
Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £30-35,000 + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago