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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Kafka
Rank 786 882 880
Rank change year-on-year
+96 -2
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 111 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.007% 0.004%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.018% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 104 5 5
Average salary £60,000 £40,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -40.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £40,000 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £62,500 £81,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £40,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -13.51%

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
41311 44859 48721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.89% 40.97% 42.19%
Number of salaries quoted 35589 37930 43357
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +99 109 £60,000 +50.00% 6
London +104 81 £60,000 -11.11% 4
South East +19 16 £53,750 +34.37%
Surrey +3 13 £52,500 +31.25%
Guildford - 12 £52,500 -
North West - 11 £42,500 - 2
Manchester - 8 £41,250 - 1
City of London +37 7 £82,500 +22.22% 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £67,500 -
Cheshire - 3 £62,500 - 1
Northamptonshire - 1 £60,000 -
Northampton - 1 £60,000 -
Knutsford - 1 £80,000 -
Abingdon - 1 £62,500 -
Chester - 1 £26,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £60,000 -

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 125 (85.03%) Java
2 124 (84.35%) Big Data
3 105 (71.43%) Hadoop
4 85 (57.82%) NoSQL
5 74 (50.34%) SQL
6 57 (38.78%) HDFS
7 55 (37.41%) Agile Software Development
8 50 (34.01%) Linux
8 50 (34.01%) Data Warehouse
9 47 (31.97%) MapReduce
10 46 (31.29%) Apache Pig
11 45 (30.61%) MongoDB
12 44 (29.93%) Elasticsearch
13 43 (29.25%) Apache Hive
14 41 (27.89%) Apache Cassandra
14 41 (27.89%) HBase
14 41 (27.89%) Bash Shell
14 41 (27.89%) Finance
15 40 (27.21%) Spring
15 40 (27.21%) OO
16 36 (24.49%) Python
17 34 (23.13%) Banking
18 32 (21.77%) REST
19 31 (21.09%) Redis
20 30 (20.41%) MySQL
20 30 (20.41%) Apache Spark
20 30 (20.41%) Open Source
21 29 (19.73%) XML
21 29 (19.73%) C++
21 29 (19.73%) Software Architecture

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 46 (31.29%) Apache Pig
2 44 (29.93%) Elasticsearch
3 30 (20.41%) Apache Spark
4 16 (10.88%) SAS
5 12 (8.16%) nginx
6 6 (4.08%) JBoss
7 5 (3.40%) Apache
7 5 (3.40%) Confluence
8 4 (2.72%) Tornado
9 2 (1.36%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.68%) Node.js
10 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.40%) GitHub
3 3 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.72%) LDAP
1 4 (2.72%) RTP
2 3 (2.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (84.35%) Big Data
2 105 (71.43%) Hadoop
3 85 (57.82%) NoSQL
4 50 (34.01%) Data Warehouse
5 45 (30.61%) MongoDB
6 43 (29.25%) Apache Hive
7 41 (27.89%) Apache Cassandra
7 41 (27.89%) HBase
8 31 (21.09%) Redis
9 30 (20.41%) MySQL
10 24 (16.33%) Impala
11 21 (14.29%) SQL Server
12 18 (12.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 17 (11.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 17 (11.56%) SQL Server 2008
13 17 (11.56%) VLDB
13 17 (11.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 17 (11.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 17 (11.56%) Sqoop
14 13 (8.84%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (10.88%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.16%) Maven
3 6 (4.08%) JIRA
3 6 (4.08%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.72%) Subversion
4 4 (2.72%) Cucumber
4 4 (2.72%) JUnit
5 3 (2.04%) Eclipse
General
1 41 (27.89%) Finance
2 34 (23.13%) Banking
3 20 (13.61%) Marketing
4 19 (12.93%) Advertising
4 19 (12.93%) Telecoms
5 17 (11.56%) Retail
5 17 (11.56%) Online Betting
6 1 (0.68%) Publishing
6 1 (0.68%) Games
6 1 (0.68%) Electronics
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 72 (48.98%) Developer
2 60 (40.82%) Java Developer
3 19 (12.93%) Senior Developer
3 19 (12.93%) Senior Java Developer
4 12 (8.16%) Administrator
5 11 (7.48%) Senior DBA
6 10 (6.80%) Architect
7 9 (6.12%) DBA
8 8 (5.44%) Chief Technology Officer
8 8 (5.44%) Hadoop Developer
9 7 (4.76%) Big Data Developer
10 6 (4.08%) Lead Developer
10 6 (4.08%) Software Engineer
11 5 (3.40%) SQL DBA
12 4 (2.72%) Data Administrator
12 4 (2.72%) Senior SQL DBA
12 4 (2.72%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 4 (2.72%) Systems Administrator
12 4 (2.72%) Data Architect
13 3 (2.04%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (27.21%) Spring
2 32 (21.77%) REST
3 29 (19.73%) XML
4 28 (19.05%) ActiveMQ
5 27 (18.37%) JDBC
5 27 (18.37%) SOAP
6 26 (17.69%) Web Services
6 26 (17.69%) RabbitMQ
7 22 (14.97%) Cascading
8 18 (12.24%) XML-RPC
8 18 (12.24%) Java RMI
9 16 (10.88%) HTML
10 10 (6.80%) Lucene
10 10 (6.80%) Apache Camel
11 9 (6.12%) HTML5
11 9 (6.12%) Memcached
12 8 (5.44%) WSDL
12 8 (5.44%) XSD
13 7 (4.76%) CSS
13 7 (4.76%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.41%) Open Source
2 22 (14.97%) Data Integration
3 21 (14.29%) Replication
3 21 (14.29%) Grid Computing
4 18 (12.24%) Client/Server
5 14 (9.52%) Algorithms
6 10 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (6.80%) Market Risk
7 8 (5.44%) Data Structures
8 4 (2.72%) Clustering
9 3 (2.04%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.68%) Social Network
10 1 (0.68%) DTV
10 1 (0.68%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 50 (34.01%) Linux
2 4 (2.72%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.36%) UNIX
3 2 (1.36%) Windows
4 1 (0.68%) AIX
4 1 (0.68%) MVS
4 1 (0.68%) Android
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.68%) CentOS
4 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (37.41%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (31.97%) MapReduce
3 40 (27.21%) OO
4 29 (19.73%) Software Architecture
5 24 (16.33%) Multithreading
6 22 (14.97%) TDD
7 20 (13.61%) Analytics
8 19 (12.93%) Scrum
9 18 (12.24%) E-Commerce
9 18 (12.24%) Performance Tuning
10 17 (11.56%) Change Data Capture
11 16 (10.88%) Software Engineering
12 13 (8.84%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (6.80%) BDD
13 10 (6.80%) Mentoring
14 9 (6.12%) B2B
14 9 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (5.44%) Continuous Integration
16 7 (4.76%) Risk Management
17 6 (4.08%) Complex Event Processing
Programming Languages
1 125 (85.03%) Java
2 74 (50.34%) SQL
3 41 (27.89%) Bash Shell
4 36 (24.49%) Python
5 29 (19.73%) C++
6 27 (18.37%) PL/SQL
6 27 (18.37%) Scala
7 23 (15.65%) JavaScript
8 19 (12.93%) C
9 17 (11.56%) T-SQL
10 16 (10.88%) Ruby
11 7 (4.76%) PHP
12 5 (3.40%) C#
12 5 (3.40%) Perl
13 4 (2.72%) Groovy
14 2 (1.36%) Clojure
15 1 (0.68%) R
15 1 (0.68%) Pig Latin
15 1 (0.68%) Golang
15 1 (0.68%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 10 (6.80%) Degree
2 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 57 (38.78%) HDFS
2 19 (12.93%) Apache Flume
3 9 (6.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (2.72%) Docker
5 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 27 (18.37%) Hadoop YARN
2 8 (5.44%) Puppet
3 7 (4.76%) Ansible
4 5 (3.40%) Ambari
4 5 (3.40%) Oozie
4 5 (3.40%) Nagios
5 4 (2.72%) ZABBIX
5 4 (2.72%) Cacti
5 4 (2.72%) Munin
5 4 (2.72%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.72%) OpenView
6 1 (0.68%) Graphite
6 1 (0.68%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.68%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 20 (13.61%) HP
2 16 (10.88%) Informatica
2 16 (10.88%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.88%) Sony
2 16 (10.88%) Ab Initio
3 15 (10.20%) Teradata
3 15 (10.20%) Cognos
4 10 (6.80%) Oracle
5 4 (2.72%) Cisco
5 4 (2.72%) Vertica
5 4 (2.72%) Hortonworks
5 4 (2.72%) AppDynamics
5 4 (2.72%) NetApp
5 4 (2.72%) Splunk
6 2 (1.36%) DoubleClick
7 1 (0.68%) Google
7 1 (0.68%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.68%) SAP
7 1 (0.68%) Tableau
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Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Fantastic benefits
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City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Car, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
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