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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Kafka
Rank 858 857 886
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +29
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 36 20 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.019% 0.003%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.084% 0.047% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 31 17 4
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -23.52%
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 £55,000 £85,000
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -35.29%

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
43023 42392 47501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.68% 39.67% 40.42%
Number of salaries quoted 36154 36801 41717
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 22 September 2014 within the UK.

Kafka Salary Histogram in the UK

Kafka
Top 18 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 22 September 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
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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 +21 34 £60,000 -7.69% 6
London +11 22 £60,000 -33.33% 2
City of London +7 10 £60,000 -33.33%
North West - 6 £32,500 - 1
Cheshire - 4 £30,000 - 1
Chester - 4 £30,000 - 1
Guildford +1 2 £48,750 -7.14% 3
Surrey -14 2 £48,750 -11.36% 3
South East -20 2 £48,750 -11.36% 3
Yorkshire - 2 £80,000 -
Scotland - 2 £80,000 -
East of England - 2 £80,000 -
Ipswich - 2 £80,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 £80,000 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £80,000 -
Suffolk - 2 £80,000 -
Manchester - 2 £80,000 -
Sheffield - 2 £80,000 -

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 126 (96.18%) Java
2 107 (81.68%) Hadoop
3 96 (73.28%) Big Data
4 75 (57.25%) NoSQL
5 66 (50.38%) MySQL
6 60 (45.80%) Python
6 60 (45.80%) Redis
7 59 (45.04%) Open Source
8 58 (44.27%) Linux
9 56 (42.75%) Data Warehouse
10 51 (38.93%) Apache Hive
11 50 (38.17%) MapReduce
12 49 (37.40%) Bash Shell
13 45 (34.35%) Memcached
13 45 (34.35%) Couchbase
14 43 (32.82%) SQL
15 35 (26.72%) JMX
16 32 (24.43%) Agile Software Development
16 32 (24.43%) Spring
16 32 (24.43%) Degree
17 27 (20.61%) Maven
17 27 (20.61%) TDD
17 27 (20.61%) Apache Accumulo
18 26 (19.85%) Git (software)
19 24 (18.32%) Scrum
19 24 (18.32%) Web Services
20 22 (16.79%) Computer Science
21 21 (16.03%) PostgreSQL
21 21 (16.03%) HBase
22 20 (15.27%) REST

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 18 (13.74%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (6.87%) Apache Solr
3 5 (3.82%) Apache Pig
4 4 (3.05%) Tornado
4 4 (3.05%) nginx
4 4 (3.05%) Apache
5 3 (2.29%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.29%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.53%) SAS
7 1 (0.76%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (1.53%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.53%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.82%) HTTP
2 2 (1.53%) CTI
3 1 (0.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (81.68%) Hadoop
2 96 (73.28%) Big Data
3 75 (57.25%) NoSQL
4 66 (50.38%) MySQL
5 60 (45.80%) Redis
6 56 (42.75%) Data Warehouse
7 51 (38.93%) Apache Hive
8 45 (34.35%) Couchbase
9 27 (20.61%) Apache Accumulo
10 21 (16.03%) PostgreSQL
10 21 (16.03%) HBase
11 20 (15.27%) Relational Database
12 19 (14.50%) MongoDB
13 12 (9.16%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (6.11%) OLAP
15 7 (5.34%) Amazon Redshift
16 4 (3.05%) Oracle Database
16 4 (3.05%) Neo4j
17 3 (2.29%) SQL Server
17 3 (2.29%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 27 (20.61%) Maven
2 26 (19.85%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.87%) Eclipse
3 9 (6.87%) JUnit
4 7 (5.34%) Mockito
4 7 (5.34%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.53%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.53%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (3.05%) Advertising
1 4 (3.05%) Finance
2 3 (2.29%) Publishing
2 3 (2.29%) Marketing
3 2 (1.53%) Retail
3 2 (1.53%) Front Office
4 1 (0.76%) Law
4 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.76%) Electronics
4 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 64 (48.85%) Developer
2 59 (45.04%) Java Developer
3 12 (9.16%) Architect
4 9 (6.87%) Senior Java Developer
4 9 (6.87%) Senior Developer
5 8 (6.11%) Chief Technology Officer
6 7 (5.34%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 6 (4.58%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.05%) Big Data Consultant
8 4 (3.05%) Big Data Architect
8 4 (3.05%) Administrator
8 4 (3.05%) Consultant
8 4 (3.05%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.05%) Data Architect
8 4 (3.05%) Data Consultant
9 3 (2.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 3 (2.29%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (2.29%) Big Data Developer
10 2 (1.53%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 2 (1.53%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (34.35%) Memcached
2 35 (26.72%) JMX
3 32 (24.43%) Spring
4 24 (18.32%) Web Services
5 20 (15.27%) REST
6 17 (12.98%) XML
6 17 (12.98%) SOAP
7 16 (12.21%) JDBC
7 16 (12.21%) Swing
7 16 (12.21%) WSDL
8 15 (11.45%) HTML
8 15 (11.45%) XSD
9 12 (9.16%) J2EE
9 12 (9.16%) RabbitMQ
10 10 (7.63%) ActiveMQ
11 8 (6.11%) Apache Camel
12 7 (5.34%) J2SE
12 7 (5.34%) HTML5
13 6 (4.58%) CSS
13 6 (4.58%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 59 (45.04%) Open Source
2 22 (16.79%) Computer Science
3 13 (9.92%) Social Media
4 8 (6.11%) Market Risk
5 6 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.82%) Clustering
7 2 (1.53%) User Experience
7 2 (1.53%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.53%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.53%) Physics
7 2 (1.53%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.76%) DTV
8 1 (0.76%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 58 (44.27%) Linux
2 5 (3.82%) Windows
3 4 (3.05%) UNIX
4 3 (2.29%) MVS
4 3 (2.29%) AIX
5 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.76%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (38.17%) MapReduce
2 32 (24.43%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (20.61%) TDD
4 24 (18.32%) Scrum
5 20 (15.27%) BDD
6 15 (11.45%) Analytics
6 15 (11.45%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (10.69%) Cyber Security
8 13 (9.92%) OO
8 13 (9.92%) Data Security
8 13 (9.92%) Software Engineering
9 8 (6.11%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (6.11%) Software Architecture
9 8 (6.11%) B2B
10 7 (5.34%) Unit Testing
10 7 (5.34%) Resource Management
10 7 (5.34%) Kanban
10 7 (5.34%) Mentoring
11 6 (4.58%) DevOps
11 6 (4.58%) Complex Event Processing
Programming Languages
1 126 (96.18%) Java
2 60 (45.80%) Python
3 49 (37.40%) Bash Shell
4 43 (32.82%) SQL
5 16 (12.21%) JavaScript
6 7 (5.34%) PL/SQL
6 7 (5.34%) C#
6 7 (5.34%) C++
7 6 (4.58%) Scala
8 5 (3.82%) Ruby
9 3 (2.29%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.29%) Perl
9 3 (2.29%) PHP
10 2 (1.53%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.53%) F#
11 1 (0.76%) Pig Latin
11 1 (0.76%) Golang
Qualifications
1 32 (24.43%) Degree
2 4 (3.05%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.53%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.87%) HDFS
2 5 (3.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (3.82%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (5.34%) Puppet
2 4 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.05%) Ambari
2 4 (3.05%) Ansible
3 3 (2.29%) Nagios
4 1 (0.76%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.76%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.76%) Oozie
Vendors
1 9 (6.87%) JBoss
2 6 (4.58%) Oracle
3 2 (1.53%) Birst
3 2 (1.53%) Splunk
3 2 (1.53%) Tableau
3 2 (1.53%) Talend
3 2 (1.53%) Informatica
3 2 (1.53%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.76%) SAP
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 10 hours ago
North London
Sage Pay
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Sage Pay
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford
Creative Personnel
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 18 days ago