The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Kafka
Rank 716 879 933
Rank change year-on-year
+163 +54
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 215 76 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.072% 0.020%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.57% 0.19% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 169 73 13
Average salary £67,500 £62,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% +56.25%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £49,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.04% +23.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
38020 39121 43598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.92% 37.27% 41.30%
Number of salaries quoted 32777 33668 36387
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 13 February 2016 within the UK.

Kafka Salary Histogram in the UK

Kafka
Top 30 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 13 February 2016. 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 +153 206 £68,750 +10.00% 49
London +112 149 £70,000 +12.00% 32
City of London +93 31 £67,500 -18.18% 8
Leeds - 19 £60,125 - 3
West Yorkshire - 19 £60,125 - 3
Yorkshire - 19 £60,125 - 3
South West - 14 £48,750 -
South East +9 12 £58,750 +15.19% 4
Dorset - 11 £52,500 -
Bournemouth - 11 £52,500 -
Malvern - 8 £42,500 -
Worcestershire - 8 £42,500 -
West Midlands - 8 £42,500 -
Surrey +13 6 - - 2
Guildford +2 6 - - 1
Berkshire +5 4 £58,750 -6.00%
Belfast - 4 - -
East of England - 4 £52,500 - 3
Northern Ireland - 4 - - 1
County Antrim - 4 - -
Gloucestershire - 3 £45,000 -
Cheltenham - 3 £45,000 -
Farnborough - 2 - -
St Albans - 2 £40,000 -
Newbury - 2 £51,250 -
Reading - 2 £67,500 -
Hampshire - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 £60,000 -
Scotland - 2 £60,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £40,000 - 1

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 313 (70.02%) Java
2 266 (59.51%) Hadoop
3 230 (51.45%) Big Data
4 222 (49.66%) Agile Software Development
5 198 (44.30%) Apache Spark
6 151 (33.78%) Scala
7 143 (31.99%) NoSQL
8 140 (31.32%) Python
9 136 (30.43%) SQL
10 131 (29.31%) Apache Cassandra
11 119 (26.62%) Open Source
12 116 (25.95%) TDD
13 115 (25.73%) Apache Hive
14 111 (24.83%) Elasticsearch
15 110 (24.61%) Oracle
16 107 (23.94%) RabbitMQ
17 105 (23.49%) Linux
18 103 (23.04%) JavaScript
19 102 (22.82%) Spring
20 93 (20.81%) Multithreading
21 90 (20.13%) HBase
22 88 (19.69%) Analytics
22 88 (19.69%) HTML
23 85 (19.02%) MySQL
23 85 (19.02%) XML
24 82 (18.34%) Web Services
24 82 (18.34%) MongoDB
25 79 (17.67%) Scrum
26 78 (17.45%) Finance
26 78 (17.45%) OO

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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
1 198 (44.30%) Apache Spark
2 111 (24.83%) Elasticsearch
3 72 (16.11%) Apache Pig
4 49 (10.96%) Apache
5 43 (9.62%) Node.js
6 37 (8.28%) Confluence
7 12 (2.68%) OpenStack
8 10 (2.24%) SAS
9 8 (1.79%) Apache Solr
10 6 (1.34%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.45%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.45%) CMS
12 2 (0.45%) GemFire
12 2 (0.45%) JBoss
12 2 (0.45%) Liferay
13 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.22%) SugarCRM
13 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (4.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.22%) Maximo
2 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 77 (17.23%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (4.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (2.24%) SaaS
5 8 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (1.79%) Google Analytics
6 7 (1.57%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (1.34%) Google Compute Engine
8 5 (1.12%) Amazon EMR
9 4 (0.89%) PaaS
10 2 (0.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.45%) Datadog
10 2 (0.45%) GitHub
10 2 (0.45%) Heroku
10 2 (0.45%) IaaS
11 1 (0.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.22%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.03%) Internet
2 10 (2.24%) SAN
3 9 (2.01%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.79%) HTTP
5 3 (0.67%) Skype
5 3 (0.67%) SSH
6 2 (0.45%) AMQP
7 1 (0.22%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (59.51%) Hadoop
2 230 (51.45%) Big Data
3 143 (31.99%) NoSQL
4 131 (29.31%) Apache Cassandra
5 115 (25.73%) Apache Hive
6 90 (20.13%) HBase
7 85 (19.02%) MySQL
8 82 (18.34%) MongoDB
9 78 (17.45%) Relational Database
10 63 (14.09%) RDBMS
11 54 (12.08%) PostgreSQL
12 50 (11.19%) Redis
13 46 (10.29%) Data Warehouse
14 39 (8.72%) SQL Server
15 26 (5.82%) Neo4j
16 23 (5.15%) Impala
17 18 (4.03%) Amazon Redshift
18 16 (3.58%) Apache Accumulo
18 16 (3.58%) IBM InfoSphere
19 14 (3.13%) Aerospike
Development Applications
1 66 (14.77%) Git (software)
2 58 (12.98%) Maven
3 41 (9.17%) JUnit
4 40 (8.95%) JIRA
5 38 (8.50%) Mockito
6 24 (5.37%) Jenkins
7 23 (5.15%) NUnit
8 22 (4.92%) Subversion
9 21 (4.70%) TeamCity
10 20 (4.47%) Eclipse
11 17 (3.80%) IntelliJ
12 12 (2.68%) Liquibase
13 11 (2.46%) PowerDesigner
14 7 (1.57%) Talend Open Studio
15 5 (1.12%) Vagrant
16 4 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
16 4 (0.89%) SpecFlow
17 2 (0.45%) Gradle
17 2 (0.45%) Jasmine
17 2 (0.45%) Log4Net
General
1 78 (17.45%) Finance
2 49 (10.96%) Banking
3 25 (5.59%) Retail
4 22 (4.92%) Advertising
4 22 (4.92%) Games
5 21 (4.70%) Telecoms
6 18 (4.03%) Marketing
7 16 (3.58%) Online Betting
8 12 (2.68%) Law
9 9 (2.01%) Legal
10 5 (1.12%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.89%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.67%) Publishing
13 2 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.22%) Electronics
14 1 (0.22%) Front Office
14 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 256 (57.27%) Developer
2 137 (30.65%) Java Developer
3 64 (14.32%) Architect
4 46 (10.29%) Senior Developer
5 37 (8.28%) C# Developer
6 35 (7.83%) Hadoop Developer
7 31 (6.94%) Big Data Developer
8 28 (6.26%) Big Data Engineer
9 27 (6.04%) Data Architect
10 25 (5.59%) Senior Java Developer
10 25 (5.59%) Software Engineer
11 23 (5.15%) .NET Developer
11 23 (5.15%) Core Java Developer
12 22 (4.92%) DevOps Engineer
12 22 (4.92%) Python Developer
13 21 (4.70%) C# .NET Developer
13 21 (4.70%) Java Engineer
14 20 (4.47%) .NET Software Developer
14 20 (4.47%) C# Software Developer
14 20 (4.47%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (23.94%) RabbitMQ
2 102 (22.82%) Spring
3 88 (19.69%) HTML
4 85 (19.02%) XML
5 82 (18.34%) Web Services
6 77 (17.23%) ActiveMQ
7 72 (16.11%) AngularJS
8 68 (15.21%) CSS
9 64 (14.32%) REST
10 58 (12.98%) Hibernate
10 58 (12.98%) SOAP
11 55 (12.30%) .NET
12 53 (11.86%) JSON
13 50 (11.19%) RESTful
14 41 (9.17%) HTML5
15 32 (7.16%) jQuery
16 23 (5.15%) Akka
16 23 (5.15%) ASP.NET Web API
16 23 (5.15%) WebSockets
17 22 (4.92%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 58 (12.98%) Computer Science
2 45 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (10.07%) Mathematics
3 37 (8.28%) Algorithms
4 22 (4.92%) Client/Server
4 22 (4.92%) Data Integration
4 22 (4.92%) Grid Computing
5 18 (4.03%) Data Structures
6 17 (3.80%) Fintech
7 16 (3.58%) Physics
7 16 (3.58%) VHDL
8 15 (3.36%) Internet of Things
9 11 (2.46%) Blog
10 10 (2.24%) Fixed Income
11 9 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.79%) Artificial Intelligence
12 8 (1.79%) Statistics
13 7 (1.57%) Cybercrime
13 7 (1.57%) Social Media
13 7 (1.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 105 (23.49%) Linux
2 68 (15.21%) Windows
3 31 (6.94%) Unix
4 15 (3.36%) Android
4 15 (3.36%) Apple iOS
4 15 (3.36%) Mac OS X
5 12 (2.68%) Ubuntu
6 9 (2.01%) Debian
7 4 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (49.66%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (26.62%) Open Source
3 116 (25.95%) TDD
4 93 (20.81%) Multithreading
5 88 (19.69%) Analytics
6 79 (17.67%) Scrum
7 78 (17.45%) OO
8 74 (16.55%) Software Engineering
9 72 (16.11%) E-Commerce
10 62 (13.87%) DevOps
11 54 (12.08%) BDD
12 51 (11.41%) Low Latency
13 45 (10.07%) MapReduce
14 43 (9.62%) ETL
15 41 (9.17%) Machine Learning
16 36 (8.05%) Business Intelligence
16 36 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
16 36 (8.05%) Microservices
17 33 (7.38%) Mentoring
18 31 (6.94%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 313 (70.02%) Java
2 151 (33.78%) Scala
3 140 (31.32%) Python
4 136 (30.43%) SQL
5 103 (23.04%) JavaScript
6 71 (15.88%) Ruby
7 52 (11.63%) C++
8 51 (11.41%) Perl
9 47 (10.51%) C#
10 38 (8.50%) PL/SQL
11 31 (6.94%) PHP
12 26 (5.82%) C
13 18 (4.03%) Bash Shell
14 17 (3.80%) Shell Script
15 14 (3.13%) Clojure
15 14 (3.13%) R
16 10 (2.24%) Go
17 4 (0.89%) Groovy
18 3 (0.67%) ClojureScript
19 2 (0.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 66 (14.77%) Degree
2 17 (3.80%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.36%) DV Cleared
4 13 (2.91%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.79%) PhD
6 1 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.91%) Data Quality
2 10 (2.24%) QA
3 1 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 59 (13.20%) HDFS
2 38 (8.50%) Docker
3 35 (7.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 29 (6.49%) Apache Flume
5 5 (1.12%) KVM
5 5 (1.12%) Xen
6 4 (0.89%) LXC
7 2 (0.45%) vCloud
8 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (6.71%) Puppet
2 25 (5.59%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (5.15%) Mesos
4 21 (4.70%) Oozie
5 20 (4.47%) Hadoop YARN
6 18 (4.03%) Ansible
7 11 (2.46%) Ambari
7 11 (2.46%) logstash
8 10 (2.24%) Kubernetes
9 9 (2.01%) Kibana
10 7 (1.57%) Icinga
11 5 (1.12%) Graphite
12 4 (0.89%) Nagios
13 2 (0.45%) Cacti
13 2 (0.45%) Ganglia
13 2 (0.45%) HP Fortify
13 2 (0.45%) Hyperic
14 1 (0.22%) Salt
14 1 (0.22%) Terraform
14 1 (0.22%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 110 (24.61%) Oracle
2 33 (7.38%) Microsoft
3 25 (5.59%) Teradata
4 23 (5.15%) Cloudera
4 23 (5.15%) Google
5 21 (4.70%) Hortonworks
6 18 (4.03%) hybris
6 18 (4.03%) IBM
7 17 (3.80%) Tableau
8 15 (3.36%) Atlassian
8 15 (3.36%) Informatica
9 14 (3.13%) Ab Initio
9 14 (3.13%) Netezza
10 13 (2.91%) Sybase
11 12 (2.68%) MapR
11 12 (2.68%) Sony
12 11 (2.46%) Vertica
13 10 (2.24%) Splunk
14 9 (2.01%) Cognos
15 7 (1.57%) Talend
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