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

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Kafka
Rank 620 818 917
Rank change year-on-year
+198 +99
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 314 146 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.14% 0.070%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.82% 0.36% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 266 126 78
Median salary £67,500 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £89,000 £85,875 £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
38353 40588 47452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.44% 37.97% 40.15%
Number of salaries quoted 33207 34666 40574
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 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 27 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 +163 300 £67,500 - 40
London +128 234 £70,000 +3.70% 27
South East +23 29 £45,000 -18.18% 6
City of London +56 27 £62,500 -10.71% 2
Berkshire +13 15 £41,500 -26.22% 2
Yorkshire +16 14 £47,500 -17.39% 3
West Yorkshire - 14 £47,500 - 3
Reading +30 13 £41,500 -30.83% 1
Leeds - 11 £67,500 - 3
South West - 11 £58,750 - 1
Surrey +12 8 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Gloucestershire - 8 £47,500 - 1
North West +20 7 £47,500 +5.55%
Manchester +8 7 £47,500 +5.55%
Staines - 6 £65,000 -
Gloucester - 6 - -
Oldham - 5 - -
Hampshire - 4 £57,500 - 3
Glasgow - 4 - - 1
Scotland - 4 - - 3
Wales - 3 £32,500 -
Dorset - 3 £70,000 -
Bournemouth - 3 £70,000 -
St Albans - 3 £40,000 - 2
Hertfordshire - 3 £40,000 - 2
East of England - 3 £40,000 - 3
Guildford -1 2 - - 1
Malvern - 2 £42,500 -
Cheltenham - 2 £47,500 -
Alton - 2 £45,000 - 1

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 387 (72.20%) Java
2 333 (62.13%) Hadoop
3 297 (55.41%) Apache Spark
4 283 (52.80%) Big Data
5 246 (45.90%) Agile Software Development
6 185 (34.51%) Scala
7 178 (33.21%) Python
8 161 (30.04%) Apache Cassandra
9 151 (28.17%) Software Engineering
10 136 (25.37%) NoSQL
10 136 (25.37%) Open Source
11 134 (25.00%) Linux
11 134 (25.00%) SQL
12 130 (24.25%) Analytics
13 118 (22.01%) Apache Hive
14 117 (21.83%) Elasticsearch
15 116 (21.64%) MongoDB
16 114 (21.27%) Docker
17 105 (19.59%) DevOps
17 105 (19.59%) Amazon AWS
18 101 (18.84%) TDD
19 99 (18.47%) Analytical Skills
20 95 (17.72%) Finance
21 92 (17.16%) HDFS
22 89 (16.60%) Oracle
23 88 (16.42%) Ruby
23 88 (16.42%) Degree
24 86 (16.04%) JavaScript
25 85 (15.86%) Apache
26 82 (15.30%) OO

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
1 297 (55.41%) Apache Spark
2 117 (21.83%) Elasticsearch
3 85 (15.86%) Apache
4 71 (13.25%) Apache Pig
5 32 (5.97%) Confluence
6 31 (5.78%) Tomcat
7 29 (5.41%) Node.js
8 23 (4.29%) nginx
9 19 (3.54%) OpenStack
10 17 (3.17%) Apache Solr
11 12 (2.24%) Drupal
11 12 (2.24%) JBoss
12 11 (2.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 11 (2.05%) Lightstreamer
12 11 (2.05%) WebLogic
13 7 (1.31%) SAS
14 5 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
14 5 (0.93%) GemFire
15 4 (0.75%) WildFly
16 1 (0.19%) GeoServer
Applications
1 22 (4.10%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.12%) MS Office
2 6 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 105 (19.59%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (5.04%) GitHub
3 26 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (4.66%) PaaS
5 20 (3.73%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (1.87%) Amazon EMR
6 10 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (1.49%) IaaS
7 8 (1.49%) SaaS
8 7 (1.31%) Amazon ELB
8 7 (1.31%) Route 53
9 6 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.93%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.56%) Amazon Kinesis
11 3 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.56%) Datadog
11 3 (0.56%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.19%) Azure Machine Learning
12 1 (0.19%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.78%) HTTP
2 26 (4.85%) Internet
3 13 (2.43%) SAN
4 11 (2.05%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.49%) IPv4
6 7 (1.31%) Firewall
7 6 (1.12%) DNS
7 6 (1.12%) LAN
7 6 (1.12%) Network Security
7 6 (1.12%) WAN
8 3 (0.56%) FTP
8 3 (0.56%) SNMP
9 2 (0.37%) VoIP
10 1 (0.19%) Broadband
10 1 (0.19%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.19%) Skype
10 1 (0.19%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 333 (62.13%) Hadoop
2 283 (52.80%) Big Data
3 161 (30.04%) Apache Cassandra
4 136 (25.37%) NoSQL
5 118 (22.01%) Apache Hive
6 116 (21.64%) MongoDB
7 71 (13.25%) HBase
8 62 (11.57%) Relational Database
9 61 (11.38%) MySQL
9 61 (11.38%) Neo4j
10 56 (10.45%) Redis
11 42 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
12 40 (7.46%) PostgreSQL
13 39 (7.28%) RDBMS
14 34 (6.34%) SQL Server
15 26 (4.85%) Apache Accumulo
16 24 (4.48%) Impala
17 21 (3.92%) Pentaho
18 20 (3.73%) Amazon Redshift
18 20 (3.73%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 65 (12.13%) Jenkins
2 57 (10.63%) JIRA
3 56 (10.45%) Git (software)
4 44 (8.21%) Maven
5 31 (5.78%) Talend Open Studio
6 25 (4.66%) JUnit
7 23 (4.29%) Subversion
8 21 (3.92%) NUnit
9 20 (3.73%) TeamCity
10 16 (2.99%) Mockito
11 11 (2.05%) Vagrant
12 10 (1.87%) Bugzilla
12 10 (1.87%) Trac
13 9 (1.68%) Eclipse
13 9 (1.68%) Selenium
14 8 (1.49%) IntelliJ
14 8 (1.49%) RSpec
15 7 (1.31%) gulp
16 5 (0.93%) Cucumber
17 4 (0.75%) Gradle
General
1 95 (17.72%) Finance
2 40 (7.46%) Banking
3 37 (6.90%) Games
4 34 (6.34%) Marketing
5 27 (5.04%) Telecoms
6 26 (4.85%) Retail
7 20 (3.73%) Advertising
8 16 (2.99%) Law
9 9 (1.68%) Online Betting
10 8 (1.49%) Legal
10 8 (1.49%) Manufacturing
11 7 (1.31%) iGaming
12 6 (1.12%) Publishing
13 5 (0.93%) Electronics
13 5 (0.93%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.37%) Front Office
15 1 (0.19%) French Language
Job Titles
1 275 (51.31%) Developer
2 146 (27.24%) Java Developer
3 69 (12.87%) Data Engineer
4 61 (11.38%) Big Data Developer
5 55 (10.26%) Big Data Engineer
6 53 (9.89%) Architect
7 46 (8.58%) Scala Developer
8 39 (7.28%) Hadoop Developer
9 34 (6.34%) DevOps Engineer
10 33 (6.16%) Java Engineer
10 33 (6.16%) Senior Developer
11 32 (5.97%) Hadoop Engineer
12 30 (5.60%) Software Engineer
13 27 (5.04%) Java Architect
14 26 (4.85%) Senior Java Developer
15 25 (4.66%) Data Scientist
16 22 (4.10%) Java Scala Developer
17 21 (3.92%) .NET Developer
17 21 (3.92%) Apache Spark Developer
18 20 (3.73%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (13.06%) XML
2 69 (12.87%) REST
3 68 (12.69%) HTML
4 62 (11.57%) AngularJS
4 62 (11.57%) Spring
5 59 (11.01%) ActiveMQ
6 57 (10.63%) Akka
7 47 (8.77%) RabbitMQ
8 43 (8.02%) CSS
9 42 (7.84%) .NET
10 41 (7.65%) Web Services
11 38 (7.09%) Hibernate
12 36 (6.72%) jQuery
13 35 (6.53%) HTML5
14 34 (6.34%) J2EE
15 30 (5.60%) JSON
15 30 (5.60%) Middleware
16 27 (5.04%) RESTful
16 27 (5.04%) WebSockets
17 24 (4.48%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 99 (18.47%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (10.63%) Computer Science
3 51 (9.51%) Mathematics
4 35 (6.53%) Algorithms
5 25 (4.66%) Fintech
6 20 (3.73%) Data Centre
6 20 (3.73%) Internet of Things
6 20 (3.73%) Physics
6 20 (3.73%) VHDL
7 18 (3.36%) Statistics
8 16 (2.99%) Artificial Intelligence
9 15 (2.80%) Data Structures
10 12 (2.24%) Management Information System
11 11 (2.05%) Visualisation
12 9 (1.68%) Client/Server
12 9 (1.68%) Fixed Income
12 9 (1.68%) Grid Computing
12 9 (1.68%) Replication
12 9 (1.68%) Social Network
13 8 (1.49%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 134 (25.00%) Linux
2 58 (10.82%) Unix
3 47 (8.77%) Windows
4 20 (3.73%) Mac OS X
4 20 (3.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (2.61%) Ubuntu
6 9 (1.68%) CentOS
7 6 (1.12%) Android
7 6 (1.12%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.12%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.93%) CoreOS
9 4 (0.75%) Debian
10 1 (0.19%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (45.90%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (28.17%) Software Engineering
3 136 (25.37%) Open Source
4 130 (24.25%) Analytics
5 105 (19.59%) DevOps
6 101 (18.84%) TDD
7 82 (15.30%) OO
8 76 (14.18%) Multithreading
9 71 (13.25%) Scrum
10 67 (12.50%) Low Latency
11 62 (11.57%) ETL
12 59 (11.01%) Microservices
13 57 (10.63%) MapReduce
14 56 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
15 51 (9.51%) Machine Learning
16 45 (8.40%) Continuous Delivery
17 44 (8.21%) E-Commerce
18 38 (7.09%) Business Intelligence
18 38 (7.09%) OOP
19 35 (6.53%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 387 (72.20%) Java
2 185 (34.51%) Scala
3 178 (33.21%) Python
4 134 (25.00%) SQL
5 88 (16.42%) Ruby
6 86 (16.04%) JavaScript
7 54 (10.07%) C#
8 53 (9.89%) C++
9 47 (8.77%) Perl
10 39 (7.28%) R
11 33 (6.16%) Shell Script
12 30 (5.60%) C
13 28 (5.22%) PHP
14 21 (3.92%) Clojure
15 20 (3.73%) Bash Shell
16 13 (2.43%) Go
17 11 (2.05%) PL/SQL
18 8 (1.49%) TypeScript
19 7 (1.31%) MATLAB
20 5 (0.93%) ClojureScript
Qualifications
1 88 (16.42%) Degree
2 37 (6.90%) PhD
3 31 (5.78%) Security Cleared
4 25 (4.66%) SC Cleared
5 20 (3.73%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.43%) QA
2 11 (2.05%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.56%) SLA
4 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 114 (21.27%) Docker
2 92 (17.16%) HDFS
3 80 (14.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 69 (12.87%) Apache Flume
5 13 (2.43%) KVM
6 12 (2.24%) VirtualBox
7 11 (2.05%) Varnish
8 10 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (1.49%) Squid
10 6 (1.12%) Firmware
10 6 (1.12%) Snort
11 5 (0.93%) Xen
12 1 (0.19%) iptables
12 1 (0.19%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 67 (12.50%) Puppet
2 41 (7.65%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (6.34%) Hadoop YARN
4 32 (5.97%) Ansible
5 28 (5.22%) Mesos
6 23 (4.29%) Kubernetes
6 23 (4.29%) Nagios
7 19 (3.54%) Kibana
8 15 (2.80%) Ambari
9 14 (2.61%) logstash
10 10 (1.87%) Oozie
11 9 (1.68%) Salt
12 6 (1.12%) FortiGate
12 6 (1.12%) OSSEC
13 4 (0.75%) Terraform
14 3 (0.56%) Fluentd
14 3 (0.56%) HP Fortify
14 3 (0.56%) Icinga
14 3 (0.56%) Nessus
14 3 (0.56%) QRadar
Vendors
1 89 (16.60%) Oracle
2 52 (9.70%) Hortonworks
3 51 (9.51%) Cloudera
4 41 (7.65%) IBM
5 39 (7.28%) Informatica
6 37 (6.90%) Microsoft
7 31 (5.78%) Talend
8 30 (5.60%) Red Hat
9 22 (4.10%) MapR
10 21 (3.92%) Greenplum
11 20 (3.73%) Atlassian
12 19 (3.54%) VMware
13 15 (2.80%) Splunk
14 14 (2.61%) MuleSoft
14 14 (2.61%) Teradata
15 13 (2.43%) AppDynamics
15 13 (2.43%) SAP
16 12 (2.24%) Netezza
17 11 (2.05%) Fiorano
17 11 (2.05%) Sybase
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 minutes ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000-70,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
West London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + bonus, benefits, negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Datasource Computer Employment
Salary: Great Benefits !
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
JP Morgan Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £95k to £140k + equity + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
The App Business
Salary: Competitive salary dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Third Republic Ltd
Salary: Up to £110,000 per annum dependant on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Free Parking
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 22 hours ago
Alton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-50k+Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh & Lothians
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DOE plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Just Giving
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Savvy Recruitment
Salary: £70,000 - £85,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive salary and excellent company benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: 60000-75000 Per Annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Guildford
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
Posted: 17 days ago