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

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Kafka
Rank 642 772 936
Rank change year-on-year
+130 +164
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 261 169 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.16% 0.029%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.70% 0.41% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 212 144 28
Median salary £77,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.23% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £42,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £87,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £53,750 £52,500 £80,000
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -34.37%

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
37048 40836 43059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.74% 37.72% 38.19%
Number of salaries quoted 32050 35034 36208
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
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 September 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 September 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 +131 256 £77,500 +16.98% 73
London +122 206 £80,000 +18.51% 57
City of London +41 24 £90,000 +5.88% 12
South West +12 20 £60,000 +6.66% 1
South East +25 14 £51,500 -1.90% 6
Bristol +11 8 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Gloucestershire -3 8 £60,000 +6.66%
Cheltenham -14 7 £56,250 -
Berkshire +7 6 £51,500 -14.16%
Oxfordshire - 6 £65,000 - 3
East of England +17 5 £37,250 -37.91% 1
Hertfordshire +9 4 £37,250 -37.91% 1
St Albans +5 4 £37,250 -37.91% 1
West Midlands - 4 £72,500 - 1
Dorset - 3 - -
Warwickshire - 3 - -
Warwick - 3 - -
Bournemouth - 3 - -
Reading - 3 £51,500 -
Maidenhead - 3 £49,000 -
North West +3 2 £46,250 -28.84% 2
Manchester -7 2 £46,250 -28.84% 1
Tyne and Wear - 2 £50,000 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £55,000 -
North East - 2 £50,000 -
Glasgow - 2 £45,000 -
Scotland - 2 £45,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £50,000 -
Surrey +12 1 £65,000 +23.80%
Hampshire +5 1 £80,000 - 1

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 407 (73.07%) Java
2 303 (54.40%) Apache Spark
3 302 (54.22%) Hadoop
4 274 (49.19%) Big Data
5 269 (48.29%) Agile Software Development
6 244 (43.81%) Scala
7 200 (35.91%) Apache Cassandra
8 196 (35.19%) Software Engineering
9 163 (29.26%) Python
10 148 (26.57%) NoSQL
11 146 (26.21%) Docker
12 139 (24.96%) TDD
13 120 (21.54%) Analytics
14 116 (20.83%) SQL
15 114 (20.47%) DevOps
16 107 (19.21%) Scrum
17 106 (19.03%) MongoDB
17 106 (19.03%) Amazon AWS
18 103 (18.49%) Apache Hive
18 103 (18.49%) Finance
19 99 (17.77%) Akka
20 96 (17.24%) JavaScript
21 93 (16.70%) Linux
22 84 (15.08%) HDFS
23 83 (14.90%) Apache
23 83 (14.90%) Open Source
24 82 (14.72%) Microservices
25 81 (14.54%) BDD
25 81 (14.54%) C#
26 80 (14.36%) Low Latency

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
1 303 (54.40%) Apache Spark
2 83 (14.90%) Apache
3 78 (14.00%) Elasticsearch
4 69 (12.39%) Apache Pig
5 19 (3.41%) nginx
5 19 (3.41%) Tomcat
6 17 (3.05%) Apache Solr
6 17 (3.05%) Confluence
7 10 (1.80%) Apache Qpid
8 8 (1.44%) SAS
9 7 (1.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 7 (1.26%) Drupal
9 7 (1.26%) Lightstreamer
9 7 (1.26%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.08%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.72%) JBoss
12 2 (0.36%) WildFly
13 1 (0.18%) GemFire
13 1 (0.18%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 14 (2.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.36%) MS Office
2 2 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.54%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 106 (19.03%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (6.46%) GitHub
3 21 (3.77%) Amazon EC2
4 19 (3.41%) Amazon S3
5 18 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
6 16 (2.87%) Google Cloud Platform
7 15 (2.69%) Amazon EMR
7 15 (2.69%) PaaS
8 9 (1.62%) SaaS
9 6 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (1.08%) iTunes
10 5 (0.90%) IaaS
11 3 (0.54%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.54%) CloudFront
11 3 (0.54%) Route 53
12 2 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 1 (0.18%) Amazon Kinesis
13 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 43 (7.72%) HTTP
2 20 (3.59%) Internet
3 5 (0.90%) IPv4
4 4 (0.72%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.54%) Kerberos
5 3 (0.54%) SSL
6 2 (0.36%) DNS
6 2 (0.36%) Firewall
6 2 (0.36%) FTP
6 2 (0.36%) LAN
6 2 (0.36%) Network Security
6 2 (0.36%) SAN
6 2 (0.36%) SNMP
6 2 (0.36%) WAN
7 1 (0.18%) Broadband
7 1 (0.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 302 (54.22%) Hadoop
2 274 (49.19%) Big Data
3 200 (35.91%) Apache Cassandra
4 148 (26.57%) NoSQL
5 106 (19.03%) MongoDB
6 103 (18.49%) Apache Hive
7 68 (12.21%) Relational Database
8 57 (10.23%) HBase
9 56 (10.05%) Neo4j
9 56 (10.05%) PostgreSQL
10 46 (8.26%) Data Warehouse
11 43 (7.72%) Redis
12 37 (6.64%) MySQL
13 29 (5.21%) RDBMS
14 26 (4.67%) SQL Server
15 22 (3.95%) Amazon Redshift
15 22 (3.95%) Voldemort
16 15 (2.69%) Apache Accumulo
16 15 (2.69%) Sqoop
17 13 (2.33%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 69 (12.39%) Jenkins
2 49 (8.80%) Git (software)
3 46 (8.26%) JIRA
4 36 (6.46%) Maven
5 22 (3.95%) TeamCity
6 20 (3.59%) gulp
7 19 (3.41%) NUnit
8 17 (3.05%) JUnit
9 16 (2.87%) Subversion
9 16 (2.87%) Vagrant
10 14 (2.51%) IntelliJ
10 14 (2.51%) Talend Open Studio
11 10 (1.80%) Selenium
12 9 (1.62%) Ant
12 9 (1.62%) Mocha
13 8 (1.44%) Jasmine
14 7 (1.26%) Cucumber
15 6 (1.08%) Eclipse
15 6 (1.08%) Grunt
16 5 (0.90%) Bugzilla
General
1 103 (18.49%) Finance
2 42 (7.54%) Games
3 27 (4.85%) Advertising
4 23 (4.13%) Retail
5 19 (3.41%) Marketing
6 18 (3.23%) Banking
7 16 (2.87%) Legal
8 12 (2.15%) Law
8 12 (2.15%) Telecoms
9 11 (1.97%) Investment Banking
10 9 (1.62%) Front Office
10 9 (1.62%) Online Betting
11 7 (1.26%) iGaming
12 6 (1.08%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.72%) Publishing
14 3 (0.54%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.18%) Back Office
15 1 (0.18%) Electronics
15 1 (0.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 303 (54.40%) Developer
2 141 (25.31%) Java Developer
3 101 (18.13%) Scala Developer
4 75 (13.46%) Senior Developer
5 64 (11.49%) Data Engineer
6 60 (10.77%) Architect
6 60 (10.77%) Java Scala Developer
7 58 (10.41%) Software Engineer
8 54 (9.69%) Big Data Engineer
9 53 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
10 40 (7.18%) Big Data Developer
11 39 (7.00%) Java Engineer
12 38 (6.82%) Big Data Architect
12 38 (6.82%) Data Architect
13 34 (6.10%) Senior Scala Developer
14 33 (5.92%) Hadoop Developer
15 28 (5.03%) Senior Java Scala Developer
16 27 (4.85%) .NET Developer
16 27 (4.85%) Java Architect
17 26 (4.67%) Hadoop Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (17.77%) Akka
2 78 (14.00%) HTML
3 72 (12.93%) REST
4 66 (11.85%) AngularJS
5 63 (11.31%) Spring
6 55 (9.87%) CSS
7 51 (9.16%) .NET
7 51 (9.16%) Node.js
8 49 (8.80%) HTML5
8 49 (8.80%) RabbitMQ
9 45 (8.08%) ActiveMQ
10 38 (6.82%) Hibernate
11 37 (6.64%) React
12 36 (6.46%) J2EE
13 32 (5.75%) Web Services
14 31 (5.57%) CSS3
15 30 (5.39%) jQuery
16 29 (5.21%) WebSockets
17 27 (4.85%) RESTful
18 24 (4.31%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 62 (11.13%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (8.98%) Computer Science
3 31 (5.57%) Data Structures
4 29 (5.21%) Mathematics
5 27 (4.85%) Algorithms
6 26 (4.67%) Data Centre
6 26 (4.67%) Fintech
7 17 (3.05%) Visualisation
8 14 (2.51%) User Experience
9 13 (2.33%) Physics
10 12 (2.15%) Hedge funds
11 11 (1.97%) Artificial Intelligence
11 11 (1.97%) Clustering
12 9 (1.62%) Equities
12 9 (1.62%) Statistics
13 8 (1.44%) Blockchain
14 7 (1.26%) Online Games
14 7 (1.26%) Wiki
15 6 (1.08%) Mobile App
15 6 (1.08%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 93 (16.70%) Linux
2 52 (9.34%) Unix
3 25 (4.49%) Windows
4 12 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.08%) CoreOS
6 4 (0.72%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.54%) CentOS
7 3 (0.54%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.36%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.18%) Android
9 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.18%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (48.29%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (35.19%) Software Engineering
3 139 (24.96%) TDD
4 120 (21.54%) Analytics
5 114 (20.47%) DevOps
6 107 (19.21%) Scrum
7 83 (14.90%) Open Source
8 82 (14.72%) Microservices
9 81 (14.54%) BDD
10 80 (14.36%) Low Latency
11 77 (13.82%) Continuous Integration
12 68 (12.21%) OO
13 65 (11.67%) MapReduce
14 43 (7.72%) ETL
14 43 (7.72%) Kanban
14 43 (7.72%) Machine Learning
15 42 (7.54%) Continuous Delivery
16 40 (7.18%) OOP
17 39 (7.00%) E-Commerce
18 36 (6.46%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 407 (73.07%) Java
2 244 (43.81%) Scala
3 163 (29.26%) Python
4 116 (20.83%) SQL
5 96 (17.24%) JavaScript
6 81 (14.54%) C#
7 50 (8.98%) Ruby
8 44 (7.90%) C++
9 41 (7.36%) R
10 30 (5.39%) Shell Script
11 23 (4.13%) Go
12 22 (3.95%) PHP
13 21 (3.77%) Perl
14 17 (3.05%) C
15 16 (2.87%) Bash Shell
16 14 (2.51%) Clojure
17 10 (1.80%) Groovy
18 8 (1.44%) F#
18 8 (1.44%) MATLAB
19 6 (1.08%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 79 (14.18%) Degree
2 36 (6.46%) PhD
3 19 (3.41%) Security Cleared
4 15 (2.69%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.08%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.72%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.97%) QA
2 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 146 (26.21%) Docker
2 84 (15.08%) HDFS
3 60 (10.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 39 (7.00%) Apache Flume
5 9 (1.62%) Varnish
6 8 (1.44%) KVM
7 7 (1.26%) VirtualBox
8 6 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (0.90%) Squid
10 2 (0.36%) Firmware
10 2 (0.36%) Snort
10 2 (0.36%) Xen
11 1 (0.18%) iptables
11 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 61 (10.95%) Puppet
2 45 (8.08%) Hadoop YARN
3 37 (6.64%) Ansible
4 32 (5.75%) Kubernetes
5 30 (5.39%) Opscode Chef
6 28 (5.03%) Mesos
7 17 (3.05%) Nagios
8 13 (2.33%) Kibana
9 10 (1.80%) Graphite
10 9 (1.62%) Salt
11 8 (1.44%) Ambari
12 7 (1.26%) logstash
12 7 (1.26%) Terraform
13 5 (0.90%) Oozie
14 3 (0.54%) Consul
14 3 (0.54%) Grafana
14 3 (0.54%) Marathon
15 2 (0.36%) Fluentd
15 2 (0.36%) FortiGate
15 2 (0.36%) QRadar
Vendors
1 53 (9.52%) Oracle
2 41 (7.36%) Hortonworks
3 37 (6.64%) Cloudera
4 26 (4.67%) Google
5 20 (3.59%) IBM
5 20 (3.59%) Informatica
6 19 (3.41%) Microsoft
7 16 (2.87%) Red Hat
8 14 (2.51%) Greenplum
8 14 (2.51%) Splunk
8 14 (2.51%) Talend
9 13 (2.33%) MapR
10 12 (2.15%) MuleSoft
11 11 (1.97%) Tableau
12 10 (1.80%) SAP
12 10 (1.80%) VMware
13 7 (1.26%) Adobe
13 7 (1.26%) Akamai
13 7 (1.26%) Fiorano
13 7 (1.26%) Vertica
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bens - pens, health + more
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Free Parking
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits & bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Streamline Connections Ltd
Salary: £58000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nixor Resource Consulting Ltd
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Nixor Resource Consulting Ltd
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
ABILITY Resorucing Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Churchill Frank International
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Hall Goddard LTD
Salary: £0 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS & Equity
Posted: 5 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago