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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Kafka
Rank 585 738 872
Rank change year-on-year
+153 +134
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 306 226 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.21% 0.093%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.87% 0.56% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 261 179 99
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 £51,500 £47,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £87,000 £76,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £52,500 £51,750
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%

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
35205 40437 42097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.28% 38.20% 37.08%
Number of salaries quoted 30408 34660 36203
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +129 298 £72,500 +7.40% 68
London +119 244 £75,000 +3.44% 48
City of London +25 29 £77,500 +29.16% 6
South East +75 23 £60,000 +20.00% 4
Berkshire +55 11 £51,500 +3.00% 1
East of England +19 10 £60,000 +33.33% 8
South West +11 9 £58,750 +11.90% 2
Hertfordshire +4 9 £60,000 +33.33%
St Albans -8 9 £60,000 +33.33%
Reading +37 8 £51,500 -26.42%
Oxfordshire - 7 £65,000 - 2
Scotland +29 6 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Banbury - 6 £65,000 -
Bristol +17 5 £58,750 +23.68%
North West -22 4 £47,500 -29.62% 1
Glasgow - 4 - -
Bournemouth +23 3 £80,000 +52.38% 1
Dorset +18 3 £80,000 +52.38% 1
Surrey +29 2 £65,000 -13.33% 1
Edinburgh +14 2 £47,500 -20.83% 1
West Yorkshire +10 2 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Leeds +8 2 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire +5 2 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Canary Wharf -6 2 £55,000 -31.25%
Manchester -13 2 £47,500 -20.83%
Epsom - 2 £65,000 -
Maidenhead - 2 £55,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £50,000 - 4
Hampshire - 2 £62,500 -
Cheshire +11 1 £30,000 -57.14% 1

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 405 (71.81%) Java
2 318 (56.38%) Agile Software Development
3 301 (53.37%) Scala
4 274 (48.58%) Apache Spark
5 268 (47.52%) Big Data
6 257 (45.57%) Hadoop
7 205 (36.35%) Apache Cassandra
8 183 (32.45%) NoSQL
9 178 (31.56%) TDD
10 160 (28.37%) Software Engineering
11 151 (26.77%) Docker
12 140 (24.82%) Python
13 129 (22.87%) Akka
14 127 (22.52%) Microservices
15 125 (22.16%) Amazon AWS
16 122 (21.63%) MongoDB
17 120 (21.28%) Finance
18 116 (20.57%) JavaScript
19 114 (20.21%) Continuous Integration
19 114 (20.21%) DevOps
20 108 (19.15%) BDD
20 108 (19.15%) Linux
21 106 (18.79%) Analytics
22 99 (17.55%) Apache
23 96 (17.02%) Scrum
24 95 (16.84%) Apache Hive
25 94 (16.67%) SQL
26 93 (16.49%) Node.js
27 89 (15.78%) REST
28 75 (13.30%) C#

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
1 274 (48.58%) Apache Spark
2 99 (17.55%) Apache
3 54 (9.57%) Elasticsearch
4 37 (6.56%) Apache Pig
5 23 (4.08%) Confluence
6 14 (2.48%) Apache Solr
7 11 (1.95%) nginx
8 7 (1.24%) OpenStack
9 6 (1.06%) Apache Qpid
10 4 (0.71%) MQSeries
10 4 (0.71%) SAS
11 3 (0.53%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.35%) Mule
13 1 (0.18%) Apache Airflow
13 1 (0.18%) Cloud Foundry
13 1 (0.18%) JBoss
13 1 (0.18%) Liferay
13 1 (0.18%) Luigi
13 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.18%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (0.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.53%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 125 (22.16%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (5.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (4.61%) GitHub
4 23 (4.08%) Amazon S3
5 20 (3.55%) Google Cloud Platform
6 14 (2.48%) Amazon EMR
7 13 (2.30%) SaaS
8 12 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (1.95%) PaaS
10 10 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (1.77%) IaaS
11 6 (1.06%) iTunes
12 4 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (0.53%) Slack
13 3 (0.53%) Yammer
14 2 (0.35%) CloudFront
14 2 (0.35%) Google Analytics
15 1 (0.18%) Engine Yard
15 1 (0.18%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 35 (6.21%) HTTP
2 32 (5.67%) Internet
3 7 (1.24%) SSL
4 6 (1.06%) IPv4
4 6 (1.06%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.35%) Multicast
6 1 (0.18%) DNS
6 1 (0.18%) Firewall
6 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.18%) NAS
6 1 (0.18%) SAN
6 1 (0.18%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 268 (47.52%) Big Data
2 257 (45.57%) Hadoop
3 205 (36.35%) Apache Cassandra
4 183 (32.45%) NoSQL
5 122 (21.63%) MongoDB
6 95 (16.84%) Apache Hive
7 66 (11.70%) PostgreSQL
8 54 (9.57%) HBase
9 53 (9.40%) Relational Database
10 44 (7.80%) Neo4j
11 39 (6.91%) Data Warehouse
12 30 (5.32%) SQL Server
13 27 (4.79%) Redis
14 25 (4.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 25 (4.43%) Amazon Redshift
14 25 (4.43%) MySQL
15 22 (3.90%) Riak
16 21 (3.72%) Sqoop
17 19 (3.37%) Impala
18 17 (3.01%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 62 (10.99%) Jenkins
2 56 (9.93%) Git (software)
3 41 (7.27%) JIRA
4 28 (4.96%) Maven
5 21 (3.72%) Subversion
6 19 (3.37%) webpack
7 18 (3.19%) Babel
8 17 (3.01%) IntelliJ
9 15 (2.66%) Eclipse
9 15 (2.66%) Vagrant
10 13 (2.30%) Selenium
10 13 (2.30%) TeamCity
11 11 (1.95%) gulp
11 11 (1.95%) JUnit
11 11 (1.95%) NUnit
12 10 (1.77%) Cucumber
13 9 (1.60%) Jasmine
14 6 (1.06%) Bugzilla
14 6 (1.06%) Mocha
14 6 (1.06%) Trac
General
1 120 (21.28%) Finance
2 52 (9.22%) Games
3 27 (4.79%) Advertising
4 26 (4.61%) Retail
5 24 (4.26%) Banking
6 16 (2.84%) Marketing
7 15 (2.66%) Investment Banking
7 15 (2.66%) Legal
8 12 (2.13%) Front Office
8 12 (2.13%) Online Betting
8 12 (2.13%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.89%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.71%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.71%) Law
11 3 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.18%) Back Office
12 1 (0.18%) Billing
12 1 (0.18%) Electronics
12 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 328 (58.16%) Developer
2 141 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 134 (23.76%) Scala Developer
4 83 (14.72%) Senior Developer
5 80 (14.18%) Java Scala Developer
6 58 (10.28%) Software Engineer
7 57 (10.11%) Data Engineer
8 54 (9.57%) Architect
9 50 (8.87%) Big Data Engineer
10 48 (8.51%) Senior Java Developer
11 46 (8.16%) Java Engineer
12 42 (7.45%) Senior Scala Developer
13 38 (6.74%) Data Architect
14 34 (6.03%) Big Data Developer
15 32 (5.67%) Big Data Architect
15 32 (5.67%) Java Software Engineer
16 30 (5.32%) C# Developer
17 29 (5.14%) Full Stack Developer
18 27 (4.79%) Senior Java Scala Developer
19 26 (4.61%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (22.87%) Akka
2 93 (16.49%) Node.js
3 89 (15.78%) REST
4 74 (13.12%) HTML
5 72 (12.77%) AngularJS
6 70 (12.41%) Spring
7 63 (11.17%) .NET
8 56 (9.93%) RabbitMQ
9 55 (9.75%) React
10 46 (8.16%) CSS
11 38 (6.74%) HTML5
12 37 (6.56%) ActiveMQ
13 35 (6.21%) Web Services
14 30 (5.32%) RESTful
14 30 (5.32%) WebSockets
15 27 (4.79%) JSON
16 26 (4.61%) CSS3
16 26 (4.61%) Hibernate
17 24 (4.26%) Play Framework
17 24 (4.26%) Samza
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.57%) Computer Science
2 42 (7.45%) Data Structures
3 41 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (6.21%) Algorithms
5 30 (5.32%) Fintech
6 24 (4.26%) Online Games
7 22 (3.90%) Blockchain
8 18 (3.19%) User Experience
8 18 (3.19%) Visualisation
9 17 (3.01%) Mathematics
10 16 (2.84%) Hedge funds
11 13 (2.30%) Data Centre
12 11 (1.95%) Client/Server
12 11 (1.95%) Equities
13 10 (1.77%) Clustering
13 10 (1.77%) Physics
14 8 (1.42%) Fixed Income
15 7 (1.24%) Internet of Things
15 7 (1.24%) Wiki
16 6 (1.06%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 108 (19.15%) Linux
2 27 (4.79%) Unix
3 20 (3.55%) Windows
4 10 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (0.89%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.53%) CentOS
6 3 (0.53%) CoreOS
6 3 (0.53%) Debian
7 2 (0.35%) Android
7 2 (0.35%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.18%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (56.38%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (31.56%) TDD
3 160 (28.37%) Software Engineering
4 127 (22.52%) Microservices
5 114 (20.21%) Continuous Integration
5 114 (20.21%) DevOps
6 108 (19.15%) BDD
7 106 (18.79%) Analytics
8 96 (17.02%) Scrum
9 73 (12.94%) Open Source
10 67 (11.88%) OO
11 61 (10.82%) Kanban
12 57 (10.11%) E-Commerce
12 57 (10.11%) Functional Programming
13 53 (9.40%) MapReduce
14 50 (8.87%) Low Latency
15 44 (7.80%) OOP
16 39 (6.91%) Machine Learning
16 39 (6.91%) Pair Programming
17 30 (5.32%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 405 (71.81%) Java
2 301 (53.37%) Scala
3 140 (24.82%) Python
4 116 (20.57%) JavaScript
5 94 (16.67%) SQL
6 75 (13.30%) C#
7 44 (7.80%) Go
8 32 (5.67%) Ruby
9 31 (5.50%) R
10 28 (4.96%) PHP
11 23 (4.08%) C++
12 21 (3.72%) Bash Shell
13 19 (3.37%) ES6
14 16 (2.84%) C
15 15 (2.66%) Clojure
15 15 (2.66%) Perl
16 12 (2.13%) F#
16 12 (2.13%) Shell Script
17 10 (1.77%) Groovy
18 6 (1.06%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 72 (12.77%) Degree
2 28 (4.96%) PhD
3 12 (2.13%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.24%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.06%) Postgraduate
6 4 (0.71%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.71%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.61%) QA
2 8 (1.42%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.18%) GCP
System Software
1 151 (26.77%) Docker
2 57 (10.11%) HDFS
3 51 (9.04%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 49 (8.69%) Apache Flume
5 11 (1.95%) KVM
6 9 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (1.24%) VirtualBox
8 5 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.71%) Xen
10 2 (0.35%) etcd
10 2 (0.35%) LXC
10 2 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.35%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 73 (12.94%) Kubernetes
2 59 (10.46%) Puppet
3 44 (7.80%) Mesos
4 38 (6.74%) Ansible
5 35 (6.21%) Hadoop YARN
6 30 (5.32%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (2.84%) Oozie
8 15 (2.66%) Ambari
9 14 (2.48%) Terraform
10 12 (2.13%) Kibana
11 11 (1.95%) Graphite
12 9 (1.60%) Nagios
13 7 (1.24%) Marathon
13 7 (1.24%) Salt
14 5 (0.89%) logstash
15 3 (0.53%) Grafana
16 2 (0.35%) Consul
16 2 (0.35%) Icinga
16 2 (0.35%) yum
16 2 (0.35%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 37 (6.56%) Oracle
2 30 (5.32%) Google
3 28 (4.96%) Hortonworks
4 27 (4.79%) Cloudera
4 27 (4.79%) Splunk
5 15 (2.66%) Red Hat
6 10 (1.77%) Tableau
7 9 (1.60%) VMware
8 7 (1.24%) MapR
8 7 (1.24%) Netezza
9 6 (1.06%) Apple
9 6 (1.06%) hybris
10 5 (0.89%) IBM
10 5 (0.89%) Informatica
10 5 (0.89%) SAP
11 4 (0.71%) Facebook
11 4 (0.71%) Microsoft
11 4 (0.71%) Talend
11 4 (0.71%) Vertica
12 3 (0.53%) Cognos
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Churchill Frank
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefit and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Churchill Frank
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £85000 - £115000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Tiro Partners
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cornwall
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Third Republic Ltd
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + be - bonus, 25 days, health
Posted: 6 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
onezeero.
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Haverhill, Suffolk
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £45,000 to £100,000 per annum + shares, bonus, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum plus 10% annual bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £70000.00 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: + excellent bonus & benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago