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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Kafka
Rank 796 894 894
Rank change year-on-year
+98 0
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 90 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.007% 0.003%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.018% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 84 5 3
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £81,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.70%

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
41308 45266 48103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.79% 40.87% 41.47%
Number of salaries quoted 35467 38793 42572
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 26 November 2014 within the UK.

Kafka Salary Histogram in the UK

Kafka
Top 16 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 26 November 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 +82 89 £60,000 +9.09% 9
London +65 63 £60,000 -23.80% 7
South East 0 16 £53,750 +19.44% 1
Surrey +7 13 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Guildford - 12 £52,500 - 1
North West - 9 £32,500 - 1
City of London +40 5 £68,750 +1.85% 2
Manchester - 5 £32,500 - 1
Cheshire - 4 £32,500 -
Chester - 3 £29,250 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £67,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £60,000 -
Abingdon - 1 £62,500 -
Knutsford - 1 £80,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £60,000 -
Northampton - 1 £60,000 -

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 127 (85.81%) Java
2 117 (79.05%) Big Data
3 110 (74.32%) Hadoop
4 86 (58.11%) NoSQL
5 75 (50.68%) SQL
6 55 (37.16%) Linux
7 50 (33.78%) Agile Software Development
8 47 (31.76%) Data Warehouse
9 44 (29.73%) Elasticsearch
9 44 (29.73%) HDFS
10 43 (29.05%) MongoDB
10 43 (29.05%) MapReduce
11 42 (28.38%) Spring
12 41 (27.70%) Apache Cassandra
13 39 (26.35%) Redis
13 39 (26.35%) Python
14 37 (25.00%) Apache Hive
14 37 (25.00%) Bash Shell
15 36 (24.32%) MySQL
16 35 (23.65%) OO
17 34 (22.97%) REST
18 33 (22.30%) Open Source
19 32 (21.62%) Apache Pig
19 32 (21.62%) Web Services
19 32 (21.62%) XML
19 32 (21.62%) Finance
20 29 (19.59%) JDBC
20 29 (19.59%) SOAP
20 29 (19.59%) HBase
21 26 (17.57%) ActiveMQ

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 44 (29.73%) Elasticsearch
2 32 (21.62%) Apache Pig
3 22 (14.86%) Apache Spark
4 10 (6.76%) JBoss
5 9 (6.08%) SAS
5 9 (6.08%) nginx
6 7 (4.73%) Apache
7 5 (3.38%) Confluence
8 4 (2.70%) Tornado
9 3 (2.03%) Apache Solr
10 2 (1.35%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.35%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.68%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.43%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.38%) GitHub
3 3 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.35%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.70%) HTTP
1 4 (2.70%) RTP
2 3 (2.03%) SAN
3 2 (1.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (79.05%) Big Data
2 110 (74.32%) Hadoop
3 86 (58.11%) NoSQL
4 47 (31.76%) Data Warehouse
5 43 (29.05%) MongoDB
6 41 (27.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 39 (26.35%) Redis
8 37 (25.00%) Apache Hive
9 36 (24.32%) MySQL
10 29 (19.59%) HBase
11 21 (14.19%) Apache Accumulo
11 21 (14.19%) SQL Server
12 18 (12.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 17 (11.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 17 (11.49%) SQL Server 2008
13 17 (11.49%) VLDB
13 17 (11.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 17 (11.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 17 (11.49%) Couchbase
13 17 (11.49%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 19 (12.84%) Git (software)
2 18 (12.16%) Maven
3 7 (4.73%) Eclipse
3 7 (4.73%) Jenkins
4 6 (4.05%) JIRA
5 5 (3.38%) JUnit
6 4 (2.70%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.35%) Subversion
8 1 (0.68%) Mockito
General
1 32 (21.62%) Finance
2 22 (14.86%) Banking
3 21 (14.19%) Marketing
4 17 (11.49%) Advertising
5 16 (10.81%) Telecoms
6 13 (8.78%) Retail
6 13 (8.78%) Online Betting
7 2 (1.35%) Games
7 2 (1.35%) Electronics
7 2 (1.35%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 73 (49.32%) Developer
2 68 (45.95%) Java Developer
3 17 (11.49%) Senior Java Developer
3 17 (11.49%) Senior Developer
4 12 (8.11%) Administrator
5 11 (7.43%) Senior DBA
6 10 (6.76%) Architect
7 9 (6.08%) DBA
8 8 (5.41%) Chief Technology Officer
9 7 (4.73%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 5 (3.38%) SQL DBA
10 5 (3.38%) Software Engineer
11 4 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
11 4 (2.70%) Senior SQL DBA
11 4 (2.70%) Data Administrator
12 3 (2.03%) Linux Administrator
12 3 (2.03%) Linux Engineer
12 3 (2.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 3 (2.03%) Database Engineer
12 3 (2.03%) Senior Database Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (28.38%) Spring
2 34 (22.97%) REST
3 32 (21.62%) Web Services
3 32 (21.62%) XML
4 29 (19.59%) JDBC
4 29 (19.59%) SOAP
5 26 (17.57%) ActiveMQ
6 24 (16.22%) RabbitMQ
7 18 (12.16%) HTML
8 17 (11.49%) Memcached
9 15 (10.14%) XSD
10 14 (9.46%) JMX
10 14 (9.46%) XML-RPC
10 14 (9.46%) Java RMI
10 14 (9.46%) WSDL
11 13 (8.78%) Cascading
12 12 (8.11%) Lucene
12 12 (8.11%) J2EE
13 10 (6.76%) Swing
13 10 (6.76%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 33 (22.30%) Open Source
2 23 (15.54%) Algorithms
3 19 (12.84%) Replication
4 17 (11.49%) Grid Computing
5 16 (10.81%) Data Structures
6 14 (9.46%) Client/Server
7 13 (8.78%) Data Integration
8 10 (6.76%) Market Risk
9 7 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (3.38%) Clustering
11 3 (2.03%) Computer Science
11 3 (2.03%) Mobile App
12 2 (1.35%) DTV
13 1 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 55 (37.16%) Linux
2 4 (2.70%) Ubuntu
3 3 (2.03%) UNIX
3 3 (2.03%) Windows
4 2 (1.35%) AIX
4 2 (1.35%) MVS
5 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.68%) CentOS
5 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (33.78%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (29.05%) MapReduce
3 35 (23.65%) OO
4 26 (17.57%) Scrum
5 25 (16.89%) Software Architecture
6 23 (15.54%) TDD
7 22 (14.86%) Multithreading
8 21 (14.19%) Performance Tuning
9 19 (12.84%) Analytics
10 18 (12.16%) Software Engineering
11 17 (11.49%) Change Data Capture
12 14 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (8.78%) E-Commerce
14 12 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (7.43%) BDD
16 10 (6.76%) Cyber Security
17 9 (6.08%) B2B
17 9 (6.08%) Data Security
18 8 (5.41%) Mentoring
19 7 (4.73%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 127 (85.81%) Java
2 75 (50.68%) SQL
3 39 (26.35%) Python
4 37 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 23 (15.54%) PL/SQL
6 22 (14.86%) JavaScript
7 19 (12.84%) Scala
8 18 (12.16%) C++
9 17 (11.49%) T-SQL
10 11 (7.43%) Ruby
10 11 (7.43%) C
11 5 (3.38%) Perl
11 5 (3.38%) PHP
12 4 (2.70%) Groovy
13 3 (2.03%) C#
14 1 (0.68%) Clojure
14 1 (0.68%) R
14 1 (0.68%) Pig Latin
14 1 (0.68%) Golang
Qualifications
1 13 (8.78%) Degree
2 2 (1.35%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 44 (29.73%) HDFS
2 22 (14.86%) Apache Flume
3 10 (6.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (2.70%) Docker
5 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (13.51%) Hadoop YARN
2 9 (6.08%) Puppet
3 7 (4.73%) Ansible
4 6 (4.05%) Ambari
5 4 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.03%) Oozie
6 3 (2.03%) Nagios
7 2 (1.35%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.35%) Cacti
7 2 (1.35%) Munin
7 2 (1.35%) OpenView
8 1 (0.68%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.68%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 18 (12.16%) HP
2 16 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.81%) Sony
3 10 (6.76%) Oracle
4 9 (6.08%) Informatica
4 9 (6.08%) Ab Initio
5 8 (5.41%) Teradata
5 8 (5.41%) Cognos
6 2 (1.35%) Cisco
6 2 (1.35%) NetApp
6 2 (1.35%) SAP
6 2 (1.35%) Splunk
6 2 (1.35%) Vertica
6 2 (1.35%) Hortonworks
6 2 (1.35%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.68%) Tableau
7 1 (0.68%) Business Objects
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Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford
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Salary: £35000 - £49000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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City, London
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