The table below looks at the statistics for Kafka skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Kafka over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Kafka
Rank 655 810 917
Rank change year-on-year
+155 +107
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 263 146 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.13% 0.051%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.70% 0.36% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 205 126 56
Median salary £72,500 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.40% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £43,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £103,000 £87,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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
37311 40924 44916
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.74% 37.48% 38.52%
Number of salaries quoted 32506 34933 37768
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Kafka
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Kafka as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 August 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kafka within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +161 253 £72,500 +7.40% 68
London +110 192 £78,750 +16.66% 49
City of London +66 24 £72,500 -14.70% 4
South East +22 22 £67,500 +28.57% 7
South West +22 21 £56,250 -16.66% 5
East of England +27 9 £32,000 -52.59% 3
Bristol - 9 £52,500 - 1
Hertfordshire +24 8 £32,000 -52.59% 2
St Albans +17 8 £32,000 -52.59% 2
Hampshire +5 7 £70,000 - 2
Glasgow - 7 - -
Scotland - 7 - -
Oxfordshire - 7 £80,000 - 1
Berkshire +14 6 £51,500 -14.16% 3
Cheltenham - 6 £60,000 -
Gloucestershire - 6 £60,000 -
Dorset - 5 - - 1
West Midlands - 5 £72,500 - 1
Bournemouth - 5 - - 1
Warwick - 4 - -
Portsmouth - 4 £75,000 -
Warwickshire - 4 - -
Newbury -7 2 £67,500 +12.50%
Reading - 2 £51,500 -
Maidenhead - 2 £49,000 - 3
Oxford - 2 £85,000 -
Surrey +28 1 £65,000 +23.80% 1
North West +14 1 £42,500 -2.29% 1
Manchester +11 1 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Corsham - 1 - -

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT jobs citing Kafka also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Kafka.

1 430 (74.52%) Java
2 324 (56.15%) Hadoop
3 316 (54.77%) Apache Spark
4 286 (49.57%) Big Data
5 279 (48.35%) Agile Software Development
6 240 (41.59%) Scala
7 213 (36.92%) Apache Cassandra
8 210 (36.40%) Software Engineering
9 178 (30.85%) Python
10 166 (28.77%) Docker
11 146 (25.30%) NoSQL
12 134 (23.22%) TDD
13 130 (22.53%) Analytics
14 125 (21.66%) Amazon AWS
15 124 (21.49%) DevOps
16 118 (20.45%) Apache Hive
16 118 (20.45%) SQL
17 117 (20.28%) MongoDB
18 112 (19.41%) Linux
19 105 (18.20%) Scrum
20 104 (18.02%) Finance
20 104 (18.02%) Akka
21 99 (17.16%) Open Source
22 98 (16.98%) Elasticsearch
23 94 (16.29%) HDFS
23 94 (16.29%) JavaScript
24 92 (15.94%) Apache
25 88 (15.25%) Degree
26 87 (15.08%) Low Latency
27 83 (14.38%) Microservices

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 316 (54.77%) Apache Spark
2 98 (16.98%) Elasticsearch
3 92 (15.94%) Apache
4 75 (13.00%) Apache Pig
5 29 (5.03%) Tomcat
6 27 (4.68%) nginx
7 21 (3.64%) Apache Solr
8 17 (2.95%) Confluence
9 13 (2.25%) OpenStack
10 11 (1.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 11 (1.91%) Drupal
10 11 (1.91%) JBoss
10 11 (1.91%) Lightstreamer
10 11 (1.91%) WebLogic
11 9 (1.56%) Apache Qpid
12 8 (1.39%) SAS
13 4 (0.69%) WildFly
14 1 (0.17%) Cloud Foundry
14 1 (0.17%) GemFire
14 1 (0.17%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 18 (3.12%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.04%) MS Office
2 6 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.52%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 125 (21.66%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (6.76%) GitHub
3 24 (4.16%) Amazon EC2
4 22 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (3.81%) PaaS
5 15 (2.60%) Amazon S3
5 15 (2.60%) Google Cloud Platform
6 14 (2.43%) Amazon EMR
7 9 (1.56%) IaaS
7 9 (1.56%) SaaS
8 6 (1.04%) Amazon ELB
8 6 (1.04%) iTunes
8 6 (1.04%) Route 53
9 3 (0.52%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.52%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.17%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 48 (8.32%) HTTP
2 18 (3.12%) Internet
3 9 (1.56%) IPv4
4 7 (1.21%) Firewall
4 7 (1.21%) SAN
5 6 (1.04%) LAN
5 6 (1.04%) Network Security
5 6 (1.04%) WAN
6 5 (0.87%) DNS
6 5 (0.87%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.69%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.52%) FTP
8 3 (0.52%) SNMP
8 3 (0.52%) SSL
8 3 (0.52%) VoIP
9 1 (0.17%) Broadband
9 1 (0.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 324 (56.15%) Hadoop
2 286 (49.57%) Big Data
3 213 (36.92%) Apache Cassandra
4 146 (25.30%) NoSQL
5 118 (20.45%) Apache Hive
6 117 (20.28%) MongoDB
7 73 (12.65%) Neo4j
8 69 (11.96%) Relational Database
9 63 (10.92%) HBase
10 54 (9.36%) Redis
11 51 (8.84%) PostgreSQL
12 42 (7.28%) MySQL
13 38 (6.59%) Data Warehouse
14 31 (5.37%) RDBMS
15 24 (4.16%) Amazon Redshift
16 22 (3.81%) Voldemort
17 21 (3.64%) SQL Server
18 20 (3.47%) Apache Accumulo
18 20 (3.47%) Pentaho
19 17 (2.95%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 82 (14.21%) Jenkins
2 53 (9.19%) Git (software)
2 53 (9.19%) JIRA
3 37 (6.41%) Maven
4 24 (4.16%) Talend Open Studio
5 22 (3.81%) Subversion
5 22 (3.81%) TeamCity
6 21 (3.64%) NUnit
7 19 (3.29%) JUnit
7 19 (3.29%) Vagrant
8 16 (2.77%) gulp
9 14 (2.43%) Selenium
10 13 (2.25%) IntelliJ
11 10 (1.73%) Bugzilla
11 10 (1.73%) Trac
12 8 (1.39%) Ant
12 8 (1.39%) RSpec
13 7 (1.21%) Jasmine
13 7 (1.21%) Mocha
14 6 (1.04%) Cucumber
General
1 104 (18.02%) Finance
2 43 (7.45%) Games
3 29 (5.03%) Marketing
4 27 (4.68%) Banking
5 25 (4.33%) Advertising
6 22 (3.81%) Retail
7 19 (3.29%) Telecoms
8 14 (2.43%) Legal
9 11 (1.91%) Investment Banking
9 11 (1.91%) Law
10 10 (1.73%) Manufacturing
11 7 (1.21%) iGaming
11 7 (1.21%) Online Betting
12 5 (0.87%) Electronics
12 5 (0.87%) Front Office
12 5 (0.87%) Publishing
13 3 (0.52%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 305 (52.86%) Developer
2 156 (27.04%) Java Developer
3 102 (17.68%) Scala Developer
4 70 (12.13%) Data Engineer
5 69 (11.96%) Senior Developer
6 59 (10.23%) Java Scala Developer
7 58 (10.05%) Big Data Engineer
8 57 (9.88%) Architect
9 56 (9.71%) Software Engineer
10 52 (9.01%) Senior Java Developer
11 49 (8.49%) Big Data Developer
12 48 (8.32%) Java Engineer
13 35 (6.07%) Hadoop Developer
14 34 (5.89%) Data Architect
15 33 (5.72%) Big Data Architect
16 32 (5.55%) Senior Scala Developer
17 30 (5.20%) DevOps Engineer
18 28 (4.85%) .NET Developer
18 28 (4.85%) Java Architect
19 25 (4.33%) Hadoop Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (18.02%) Akka
2 77 (13.34%) HTML
3 71 (12.31%) REST
4 67 (11.61%) AngularJS
5 64 (11.09%) Spring
6 49 (8.49%) ActiveMQ
6 49 (8.49%) CSS
7 43 (7.45%) .NET
7 43 (7.45%) HTML5
8 41 (7.11%) Hibernate
9 39 (6.76%) RabbitMQ
10 37 (6.41%) Node.js
11 36 (6.24%) J2EE
11 36 (6.24%) Web Services
11 36 (6.24%) XML
12 34 (5.89%) jQuery
12 34 (5.89%) WebSockets
13 30 (5.20%) CSS3
14 28 (4.85%) Middleware
15 27 (4.68%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 79 (13.69%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (9.01%) Computer Science
3 38 (6.59%) Mathematics
4 33 (5.72%) Algorithms
5 32 (5.55%) Data Centre
6 31 (5.37%) Fintech
7 29 (5.03%) Data Structures
8 17 (2.95%) Visualisation
9 15 (2.60%) Physics
10 13 (2.25%) Statistics
11 10 (1.73%) Artificial Intelligence
11 10 (1.73%) Hedge funds
12 9 (1.56%) Clustering
12 9 (1.56%) Cyberthreat
12 9 (1.56%) Equities
12 9 (1.56%) PKI
12 9 (1.56%) User Experience
13 8 (1.39%) Blockchain
13 8 (1.39%) Mobile App
14 7 (1.21%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 112 (19.41%) Linux
2 57 (9.88%) Unix
3 30 (5.20%) Windows
4 16 (2.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (1.21%) CentOS
5 7 (1.21%) Ubuntu
6 6 (1.04%) CoreOS
6 6 (1.04%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.87%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.17%) Android
8 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.17%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (48.35%) Agile Software Development
2 210 (36.40%) Software Engineering
3 134 (23.22%) TDD
4 130 (22.53%) Analytics
5 124 (21.49%) DevOps
6 105 (18.20%) Scrum
7 99 (17.16%) Open Source
8 87 (15.08%) Low Latency
9 83 (14.38%) Microservices
10 78 (13.52%) Continuous Integration
11 75 (13.00%) OO
12 73 (12.65%) BDD
13 70 (12.13%) MapReduce
14 51 (8.84%) ETL
15 50 (8.67%) Machine Learning
16 49 (8.49%) Continuous Delivery
16 49 (8.49%) Kanban
17 42 (7.28%) Multithreading
18 40 (6.93%) OOP
19 35 (6.07%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 430 (74.52%) Java
2 240 (41.59%) Scala
3 178 (30.85%) Python
4 118 (20.45%) SQL
5 94 (16.29%) JavaScript
6 77 (13.34%) C#
7 57 (9.88%) Ruby
8 46 (7.97%) C++
9 40 (6.93%) R
10 31 (5.37%) Shell Script
11 28 (4.85%) Perl
12 23 (3.99%) Bash Shell
12 23 (3.99%) PHP
13 19 (3.29%) C
14 18 (3.12%) Clojure
15 16 (2.77%) Go
16 9 (1.56%) MATLAB
17 6 (1.04%) F#
17 6 (1.04%) Groovy
18 5 (0.87%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 88 (15.25%) Degree
2 47 (8.15%) PhD
3 22 (3.81%) Security Cleared
4 18 (3.12%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.21%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.69%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.08%) QA
2 3 (0.52%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 166 (28.77%) Docker
2 94 (16.29%) HDFS
3 76 (13.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 54 (9.36%) Apache Flume
5 13 (2.25%) KVM
5 13 (2.25%) Varnish
5 13 (2.25%) VirtualBox
6 10 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (1.39%) Squid
8 6 (1.04%) Firmware
9 5 (0.87%) Snort
10 4 (0.69%) Xen
11 2 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.17%) iptables
12 1 (0.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 72 (12.48%) Puppet
2 49 (8.49%) Hadoop YARN
3 41 (7.11%) Ansible
4 37 (6.41%) Kubernetes
5 36 (6.24%) Opscode Chef
6 27 (4.68%) Mesos
7 26 (4.51%) Nagios
8 20 (3.47%) Kibana
9 13 (2.25%) Ambari
10 11 (1.91%) Salt
11 10 (1.73%) logstash
12 9 (1.56%) Graphite
13 8 (1.39%) Terraform
14 6 (1.04%) Consul
14 6 (1.04%) FortiGate
15 5 (0.87%) OSSEC
16 3 (0.52%) Grafana
16 3 (0.52%) Nessus
16 3 (0.52%) Oozie
16 3 (0.52%) QRadar
Vendors
1 57 (9.88%) Oracle
2 56 (9.71%) Hortonworks
3 46 (7.97%) Cloudera
4 31 (5.37%) Informatica
5 29 (5.03%) IBM
6 26 (4.51%) Red Hat
7 24 (4.16%) Microsoft
7 24 (4.16%) Talend
8 22 (3.81%) Greenplum
9 21 (3.64%) Google
10 19 (3.29%) Splunk
11 17 (2.95%) VMware
12 16 (2.77%) MapR
12 16 (2.77%) MuleSoft
13 14 (2.43%) SAP
14 12 (2.08%) Tableau
15 11 (1.91%) Adobe
15 11 (1.91%) Akamai
15 11 (1.91%) AppDynamics
15 11 (1.91%) Fiorano
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
United Kingdom
Berkeley Square IT Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bens - pens, health + more
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55-70K + Amazing Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Storm Global Analytics
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum inc Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Free Parking
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £95,000 to £140,000 + equity + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge
Devon Jones
Salary: £35,000 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago