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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Kafka
Rank 651 841 954
Rank change year-on-year
+190 +113
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 301 132 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.12% 0.047%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.76% 0.32% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 261 109 51
Median salary £67,500 £65,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% +36.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £47,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%

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
39453 41762 48750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.35% 37.85% 40.26%
Number of salaries quoted 34118 35470 41216
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +170 288 £67,500 +3.84% 42
London +113 228 £70,000 +3.70% 31
City of London +74 26 £65,000 -7.14% 3
South East +35 25 £41,500 -30.83% 2
Berkshire +18 15 £41,500 -30.83%
Yorkshire - 14 £57,500 - 5
West Yorkshire - 14 £57,500 - 5
Reading +35 13 £41,500 -30.83%
Leeds - 12 £67,500 - 5
South West - 9 £47,500 - 1
Gloucestershire - 9 £47,500 - 1
North West +28 6 £46,250 +2.77% 2
Surrey +10 6 £65,000 +30.00% 2
Gloucester - 6 - -
Manchester +11 5 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Oldham - 4 - - 1
Staines - 4 £65,000 - 1
Wales +6 3 £32,500 -
Glasgow - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 - -
East of England - 3 £65,000 - 1
Cheltenham - 3 £47,500 -
Farnborough - 3 - -
Hampshire - 3 - -
Guildford 0 2 - - 1
Newbury -6 2 £61,250 +16.66%
Malvern - 2 £42,500 -
Worcestershire - 2 £42,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £42,500 -
Suffolk - 2 £65,000 -

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 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.

1 385 (73.06%) Java
2 326 (61.86%) Hadoop
3 287 (54.46%) Apache Spark
4 267 (50.66%) Big Data
5 246 (46.68%) Agile Software Development
6 187 (35.48%) Scala
7 179 (33.97%) Python
8 156 (29.60%) Apache Cassandra
9 135 (25.62%) SQL
10 133 (25.24%) Software Engineering
11 132 (25.05%) Open Source
12 129 (24.48%) Linux
13 128 (24.29%) Analytics
14 127 (24.10%) NoSQL
15 119 (22.58%) Elasticsearch
16 116 (22.01%) Apache Hive
17 113 (21.44%) MongoDB
18 102 (19.35%) TDD
19 100 (18.98%) DevOps
20 98 (18.60%) Docker
21 97 (18.41%) Finance
21 97 (18.41%) Amazon AWS
22 96 (18.22%) Oracle
23 94 (17.84%) Analytical Skills
24 90 (17.08%) HDFS
25 89 (16.89%) JavaScript
25 89 (16.89%) Ruby
26 85 (16.13%) OO
27 81 (15.37%) Degree
28 79 (14.99%) Apache ZooKeeper

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
1 287 (54.46%) Apache Spark
2 119 (22.58%) Elasticsearch
3 79 (14.99%) Apache
4 65 (12.33%) Apache Pig
5 37 (7.02%) Confluence
5 37 (7.02%) Node.js
6 28 (5.31%) Tomcat
7 20 (3.80%) nginx
7 20 (3.80%) OpenStack
8 16 (3.04%) Apache Solr
9 12 (2.28%) JBoss
10 11 (2.09%) Drupal
11 10 (1.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 10 (1.90%) Lightstreamer
11 10 (1.90%) WebLogic
12 8 (1.52%) SAS
13 5 (0.95%) Cloud Foundry
13 5 (0.95%) GemFire
14 4 (0.76%) WildFly
15 2 (0.38%) Liferay
Applications
1 19 (3.61%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.14%) MS Office
2 6 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.19%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 97 (18.41%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (4.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (4.36%) PaaS
4 21 (3.98%) GitHub
5 16 (3.04%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (1.90%) SaaS
8 8 (1.52%) IaaS
9 7 (1.33%) Amazon ELB
9 7 (1.33%) Amazon EMR
9 7 (1.33%) Google Analytics
9 7 (1.33%) Route 53
10 3 (0.57%) Amazon Kinesis
10 3 (0.57%) Datadog
11 2 (0.38%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.19%) Azure Machine Learning
12 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.19%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.12%) HTTP
2 26 (4.93%) Internet
3 13 (2.47%) SAN
4 9 (1.71%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.52%) IPv4
6 7 (1.33%) Firewall
7 6 (1.14%) DNS
7 6 (1.14%) LAN
7 6 (1.14%) Network Security
7 6 (1.14%) WAN
8 3 (0.57%) FTP
8 3 (0.57%) SNMP
8 3 (0.57%) SSH
9 2 (0.38%) VoIP
10 1 (0.19%) Broadband
10 1 (0.19%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.19%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 326 (61.86%) Hadoop
2 267 (50.66%) Big Data
3 156 (29.60%) Apache Cassandra
4 127 (24.10%) NoSQL
5 116 (22.01%) Apache Hive
6 113 (21.44%) MongoDB
7 73 (13.85%) MySQL
8 71 (13.47%) HBase
9 63 (11.95%) Relational Database
10 56 (10.63%) Redis
11 54 (10.25%) Neo4j
12 44 (8.35%) Data Warehouse
12 44 (8.35%) RDBMS
13 43 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
14 33 (6.26%) SQL Server
15 28 (5.31%) Apache Accumulo
15 28 (5.31%) Impala
16 22 (4.17%) IBM InfoSphere
17 19 (3.61%) Amazon Redshift
18 18 (3.42%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 64 (12.14%) Git (software)
2 60 (11.39%) Jenkins
3 56 (10.63%) JIRA
4 53 (10.06%) Maven
5 35 (6.64%) JUnit
6 30 (5.69%) Subversion
7 28 (5.31%) Mockito
7 28 (5.31%) Talend Open Studio
8 17 (3.23%) NUnit
9 16 (3.04%) TeamCity
10 14 (2.66%) Eclipse
11 12 (2.28%) IntelliJ
11 12 (2.28%) Vagrant
12 10 (1.90%) Bugzilla
12 10 (1.90%) Trac
13 9 (1.71%) Selenium
14 7 (1.33%) RSpec
15 5 (0.95%) Liquibase
16 4 (0.76%) Cucumber
16 4 (0.76%) gulp
General
1 97 (18.41%) Finance
2 39 (7.40%) Banking
3 33 (6.26%) Games
4 32 (6.07%) Marketing
5 24 (4.55%) Telecoms
6 22 (4.17%) Retail
7 19 (3.61%) Advertising
8 12 (2.28%) Law
9 10 (1.90%) Online Betting
10 9 (1.71%) Legal
11 7 (1.33%) Manufacturing
12 6 (1.14%) Publishing
13 5 (0.95%) Electronics
13 5 (0.95%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.76%) iGaming
15 3 (0.57%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
17 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
17 1 (0.19%) Front Office
17 1 (0.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 273 (51.80%) Developer
2 154 (29.22%) Java Developer
3 67 (12.71%) Data Engineer
4 59 (11.20%) Big Data Developer
5 51 (9.68%) Architect
6 49 (9.30%) Big Data Engineer
7 41 (7.78%) Scala Developer
8 37 (7.02%) Hadoop Developer
9 34 (6.45%) Java Engineer
10 33 (6.26%) DevOps Engineer
11 32 (6.07%) Hadoop Engineer
12 28 (5.31%) Senior Developer
13 27 (5.12%) Data Scientist
14 26 (4.93%) Software Engineer
15 24 (4.55%) Java Architect
15 24 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
16 20 (3.80%) Data Architect
16 20 (3.80%) Java Scala Developer
16 20 (3.80%) Python Developer
17 18 (3.42%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (14.80%) XML
2 77 (14.61%) Spring
3 72 (13.66%) HTML
4 70 (13.28%) REST
5 66 (12.52%) ActiveMQ
6 63 (11.95%) AngularJS
7 57 (10.82%) Akka
7 57 (10.82%) RabbitMQ
8 53 (10.06%) Web Services
9 50 (9.49%) Hibernate
10 49 (9.30%) CSS
11 41 (7.78%) JSON
12 38 (7.21%) RESTful
13 36 (6.83%) .NET
14 30 (5.69%) J2EE
14 30 (5.69%) SOAP
15 29 (5.50%) jQuery
16 27 (5.12%) HTML5
17 26 (4.93%) Middleware
17 26 (4.93%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 94 (17.84%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (10.63%) Computer Science
3 48 (9.11%) Mathematics
4 37 (7.02%) Algorithms
5 28 (5.31%) Fintech
6 22 (4.17%) VHDL
7 21 (3.98%) Physics
8 20 (3.80%) Internet of Things
9 18 (3.42%) Data Centre
10 16 (3.04%) Data Structures
10 16 (3.04%) Statistics
11 14 (2.66%) Artificial Intelligence
12 13 (2.47%) Management Information System
13 11 (2.09%) Visualisation
14 10 (1.90%) Fixed Income
15 9 (1.71%) Client/Server
15 9 (1.71%) Grid Computing
15 9 (1.71%) Replication
15 9 (1.71%) Social Network
16 8 (1.52%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 129 (24.48%) Linux
2 53 (10.06%) Unix
3 51 (9.68%) Windows
4 21 (3.98%) Mac OS X
5 20 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (3.04%) Ubuntu
7 9 (1.71%) CentOS
8 7 (1.33%) Android
8 7 (1.33%) Apple iOS
9 6 (1.14%) Debian
9 6 (1.14%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.76%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (46.68%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (25.24%) Software Engineering
3 132 (25.05%) Open Source
4 128 (24.29%) Analytics
5 102 (19.35%) TDD
6 100 (18.98%) DevOps
7 85 (16.13%) OO
8 73 (13.85%) Multithreading
9 68 (12.90%) Scrum
10 56 (10.63%) ETL
11 55 (10.44%) Low Latency
11 55 (10.44%) Microservices
12 53 (10.06%) E-Commerce
12 53 (10.06%) MapReduce
13 51 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
14 49 (9.30%) Machine Learning
15 41 (7.78%) Mentoring
16 40 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
17 39 (7.40%) BDD
17 39 (7.40%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 385 (73.06%) Java
2 187 (35.48%) Scala
3 179 (33.97%) Python
4 135 (25.62%) SQL
5 89 (16.89%) JavaScript
5 89 (16.89%) Ruby
6 54 (10.25%) C++
7 51 (9.68%) Perl
8 44 (8.35%) C#
9 34 (6.45%) C
9 34 (6.45%) R
10 31 (5.88%) PHP
11 26 (4.93%) Shell Script
12 23 (4.36%) Bash Shell
13 20 (3.80%) Clojure
14 14 (2.66%) PL/SQL
15 10 (1.90%) Go
16 7 (1.33%) MATLAB
16 7 (1.33%) TypeScript
17 5 (0.95%) ClojureScript
Qualifications
1 81 (15.37%) Degree
2 36 (6.83%) PhD
3 31 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 24 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 21 (3.98%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.47%) Data Quality
1 13 (2.47%) QA
2 3 (0.57%) SLA
3 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 98 (18.60%) Docker
2 90 (17.08%) HDFS
3 79 (14.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 62 (11.76%) Apache Flume
5 14 (2.66%) KVM
6 12 (2.28%) VirtualBox
7 10 (1.90%) Varnish
7 10 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (1.33%) Squid
9 6 (1.14%) Firmware
9 6 (1.14%) Snort
9 6 (1.14%) Xen
10 1 (0.19%) LXC
10 1 (0.19%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 64 (12.14%) Puppet
2 37 (7.02%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (6.45%) Hadoop YARN
4 33 (6.26%) Mesos
5 28 (5.31%) Ansible
6 22 (4.17%) Nagios
7 21 (3.98%) Kibana
8 20 (3.80%) Kubernetes
9 17 (3.23%) Ambari
10 14 (2.66%) logstash
11 11 (2.09%) Oozie
12 8 (1.52%) Salt
13 6 (1.14%) FortiGate
13 6 (1.14%) OSSEC
14 4 (0.76%) Icinga
14 4 (0.76%) Terraform
15 3 (0.57%) Fluentd
15 3 (0.57%) HP Fortify
15 3 (0.57%) Nessus
15 3 (0.57%) QRadar
Vendors
1 96 (18.22%) Oracle
2 50 (9.49%) Hortonworks
3 48 (9.11%) Cloudera
4 40 (7.59%) IBM
5 37 (7.02%) Informatica
6 32 (6.07%) Microsoft
7 29 (5.50%) Red Hat
8 28 (5.31%) Talend
9 23 (4.36%) MapR
10 20 (3.80%) Atlassian
11 18 (3.42%) VMware
12 17 (3.23%) Greenplum
12 17 (3.23%) Splunk
12 17 (3.23%) Teradata
13 13 (2.47%) Tableau
14 12 (2.28%) AppDynamics
14 12 (2.28%) Netezza
14 12 (2.28%) Sybase
15 11 (2.09%) MuleSoft
15 11 (2.09%) SAP
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70 500 to £95 000 basic (+ superb package!!!)
Posted: 11 hours ago
North London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Share Options
Posted: 13 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds
William Hill
Salary: Competitive + Holiday + Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Relocation package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Freshtechit
Salary: From £80,000 to £140,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
United Kingdom
Capgemini UK
Posted: 2 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £100000 - £130000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Jenkins Jacob
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 to £70,000 basic (Plus substantial package)
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
ISL
Salary: £55000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
William Hill
Salary: Competitive + benefits + holidays
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits & Training
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £85,000 to £100,000 + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £90k + benefit package
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £95k to £120k + equity + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago