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

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Kafka
Rank 641 811 897
Rank change year-on-year
+170 +86
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 297 147 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.13% 0.077%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.78% 0.35% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 245 130 91
Median salary £70,000 £66,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.66% +10.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £87,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
38217 41703 46794
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.84% 38.09% 39.41%
Number of salaries quoted 33221 35688 40069
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 £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +160 281 £70,000 +5.66% 40
London +93 210 £70,000 +3.70% 33
South East +65 34 £67,500 +17.39% 4
City of London +71 25 £60,000 -14.28% 3
Hampshire - 11 £70,000 -
Glasgow - 10 - -
Scotland - 10 - -
East of England - 10 £36,000 - 1
St Albans - 10 £36,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 10 £36,000 - 1
Berkshire +12 9 £37,500 -37.50%
South West - 9 £70,000 - 1
Surrey +38 8 £65,000 +18.18%
Yorkshire +33 7 £57,500 +6.97%
North West +19 7 £47,500 +5.55%
Manchester +8 7 £47,500 -
West Yorkshire - 7 £57,500 -
Staines - 6 £65,000 -
Leeds - 6 £67,500 -
Oldham - 5 - -
Reading - 5 £37,500 -
Bournemouth - 5 £70,000 -
Dorset - 5 £70,000 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £80,000 - 4
Portsmouth - 4 £75,000 -
Newbury +6 3 £67,500 +28.57%
Alton - 3 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £42,500 - 1
Guildford +10 2 - -
Malvern - 2 £42,500 -

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 423 (74.34%) Java
2 345 (60.63%) Hadoop
3 312 (54.83%) Apache Spark
4 297 (52.20%) Big Data
5 260 (45.69%) Agile Software Development
6 206 (36.20%) Scala
7 190 (33.39%) Apache Cassandra
8 189 (33.22%) Software Engineering
9 172 (30.23%) Python
10 143 (25.13%) NoSQL
11 141 (24.78%) Docker
12 135 (23.73%) Analytics
13 131 (23.02%) Linux
13 131 (23.02%) SQL
14 126 (22.14%) Open Source
15 124 (21.79%) Apache Hive
16 123 (21.62%) MongoDB
17 119 (20.91%) Amazon AWS
18 117 (20.56%) Elasticsearch
19 113 (19.86%) TDD
20 109 (19.16%) DevOps
21 102 (17.93%) Finance
22 101 (17.75%) Analytical Skills
23 96 (16.87%) HDFS
23 96 (16.87%) Degree
24 95 (16.70%) JavaScript
25 94 (16.52%) Apache
26 91 (15.99%) Scrum
26 91 (15.99%) Low Latency
27 87 (15.29%) 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
1 312 (54.83%) Apache Spark
2 117 (20.56%) Elasticsearch
3 94 (16.52%) Apache
4 74 (13.01%) Apache Pig
5 31 (5.45%) Tomcat
6 27 (4.75%) Confluence
7 23 (4.04%) nginx
8 19 (3.34%) OpenStack
9 17 (2.99%) Apache Solr
10 11 (1.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 11 (1.93%) Drupal
10 11 (1.93%) JBoss
10 11 (1.93%) Lightstreamer
10 11 (1.93%) WebLogic
11 8 (1.41%) Apache Qpid
11 8 (1.41%) SAS
12 5 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
12 5 (0.88%) GemFire
13 4 (0.70%) WildFly
14 1 (0.18%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 21 (3.69%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.05%) MS Office
2 6 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 119 (20.91%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (5.80%) GitHub
3 25 (4.39%) Amazon EC2
3 25 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (4.39%) PaaS
4 11 (1.93%) Amazon EMR
5 10 (1.76%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (1.41%) Amazon S3
6 8 (1.41%) IaaS
6 8 (1.41%) SaaS
7 7 (1.23%) Amazon ELB
7 7 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (1.23%) Route 53
8 3 (0.53%) Amazon Kinesis
8 3 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.53%) Datadog
9 2 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.18%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 41 (7.21%) HTTP
2 23 (4.04%) Internet
3 13 (2.28%) SAN
4 11 (1.93%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.41%) IPv4
6 7 (1.23%) Firewall
7 6 (1.05%) DNS
7 6 (1.05%) LAN
7 6 (1.05%) Network Security
7 6 (1.05%) WAN
8 3 (0.53%) FTP
8 3 (0.53%) SNMP
9 2 (0.35%) VoIP
10 1 (0.18%) Broadband
10 1 (0.18%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.18%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 345 (60.63%) Hadoop
2 297 (52.20%) Big Data
3 190 (33.39%) Apache Cassandra
4 143 (25.13%) NoSQL
5 124 (21.79%) Apache Hive
6 123 (21.62%) MongoDB
7 72 (12.65%) Neo4j
8 71 (12.48%) HBase
9 62 (10.90%) Relational Database
10 56 (9.84%) MySQL
10 56 (9.84%) Redis
11 45 (7.91%) PostgreSQL
12 38 (6.68%) Data Warehouse
13 36 (6.33%) RDBMS
14 25 (4.39%) SQL Server
15 24 (4.22%) Impala
16 23 (4.04%) Apache Accumulo
16 23 (4.04%) Pentaho
17 22 (3.87%) Amazon Redshift
18 19 (3.34%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 79 (13.88%) Jenkins
2 63 (11.07%) JIRA
3 53 (9.31%) Git (software)
4 44 (7.73%) Maven
5 30 (5.27%) Talend Open Studio
6 26 (4.57%) NUnit
7 25 (4.39%) TeamCity
8 23 (4.04%) JUnit
9 20 (3.51%) Subversion
10 13 (2.28%) gulp
11 12 (2.11%) Vagrant
12 10 (1.76%) Bugzilla
12 10 (1.76%) Mockito
12 10 (1.76%) Selenium
12 10 (1.76%) Trac
13 9 (1.58%) IntelliJ
14 8 (1.41%) Ant
14 8 (1.41%) RSpec
15 7 (1.23%) Eclipse
16 6 (1.05%) Mocha
General
1 102 (17.93%) Finance
2 43 (7.56%) Banking
3 41 (7.21%) Games
4 33 (5.80%) Marketing
5 27 (4.75%) Retail
5 27 (4.75%) Telecoms
6 22 (3.87%) Advertising
7 16 (2.81%) Law
8 10 (1.76%) Legal
9 9 (1.58%) Investment Banking
9 9 (1.58%) Online Betting
10 8 (1.41%) Manufacturing
11 7 (1.23%) iGaming
12 5 (0.88%) Electronics
12 5 (0.88%) Publishing
13 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.18%) French Language
13 1 (0.18%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 294 (51.67%) Developer
2 159 (27.94%) Java Developer
3 72 (12.65%) Data Engineer
4 64 (11.25%) Scala Developer
5 62 (10.90%) Architect
5 62 (10.90%) Big Data Developer
6 61 (10.72%) Big Data Engineer
7 46 (8.08%) Senior Developer
8 44 (7.73%) Software Engineer
9 43 (7.56%) Java Engineer
10 38 (6.68%) Hadoop Developer
11 36 (6.33%) Senior Java Developer
12 35 (6.15%) Java Architect
13 34 (5.98%) Java Scala Developer
14 33 (5.80%) DevOps Engineer
15 31 (5.45%) Hadoop Engineer
16 24 (4.22%) Data Architect
17 23 (4.04%) .NET Developer
17 23 (4.04%) Big Data Architect
17 23 (4.04%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (13.71%) REST
2 77 (13.53%) HTML
3 75 (13.18%) AngularJS
4 73 (12.83%) Akka
5 60 (10.54%) Spring
6 59 (10.37%) ActiveMQ
6 59 (10.37%) XML
7 48 (8.44%) CSS
7 48 (8.44%) RabbitMQ
8 47 (8.26%) .NET
9 46 (8.08%) HTML5
10 42 (7.38%) jQuery
11 41 (7.21%) Web Services
12 36 (6.33%) Hibernate
13 34 (5.98%) J2EE
14 33 (5.80%) WebSockets
15 32 (5.62%) Middleware
16 29 (5.10%) CSS3
16 29 (5.10%) Node.js
17 27 (4.75%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 101 (17.75%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (10.37%) Computer Science
3 54 (9.49%) Mathematics
4 31 (5.45%) Algorithms
5 29 (5.10%) Fintech
6 25 (4.39%) Data Centre
7 22 (3.87%) Physics
8 17 (2.99%) Statistics
9 16 (2.81%) Internet of Things
9 16 (2.81%) VHDL
10 15 (2.64%) Artificial Intelligence
10 15 (2.64%) Data Structures
11 13 (2.28%) Visualisation
12 11 (1.93%) Management Information System
13 9 (1.58%) Client/Server
13 9 (1.58%) Equities
13 9 (1.58%) Grid Computing
13 9 (1.58%) Replication
13 9 (1.58%) Social Network
14 8 (1.41%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 131 (23.02%) Linux
2 60 (10.54%) Unix
3 43 (7.56%) Windows
4 19 (3.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (2.81%) Mac OS X
6 10 (1.76%) Ubuntu
7 8 (1.41%) CentOS
8 6 (1.05%) CoreOS
8 6 (1.05%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.88%) Android
9 5 (0.88%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.18%) Debian
10 1 (0.18%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (45.69%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (33.22%) Software Engineering
3 135 (23.73%) Analytics
4 126 (22.14%) Open Source
5 113 (19.86%) TDD
6 109 (19.16%) DevOps
7 91 (15.99%) Low Latency
7 91 (15.99%) Scrum
8 87 (15.29%) OO
9 73 (12.83%) Multithreading
10 68 (11.95%) Continuous Integration
11 65 (11.42%) Microservices
12 62 (10.90%) ETL
13 58 (10.19%) MapReduce
14 50 (8.79%) Continuous Delivery
15 47 (8.26%) Machine Learning
16 40 (7.03%) BDD
16 40 (7.03%) MVC
17 39 (6.85%) E-Commerce
18 38 (6.68%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 423 (74.34%) Java
2 206 (36.20%) Scala
3 172 (30.23%) Python
4 131 (23.02%) SQL
5 95 (16.70%) JavaScript
6 77 (13.53%) Ruby
7 66 (11.60%) C#
8 52 (9.14%) C++
9 42 (7.38%) R
10 41 (7.21%) Perl
11 36 (6.33%) Shell Script
12 30 (5.27%) C
13 27 (4.75%) PHP
14 23 (4.04%) Clojure
15 21 (3.69%) Bash Shell
16 13 (2.28%) Go
17 9 (1.58%) PL/SQL
18 8 (1.41%) MATLAB
18 8 (1.41%) TypeScript
19 5 (0.88%) ClojureScript
Qualifications
1 96 (16.87%) Degree
2 43 (7.56%) PhD
3 31 (5.45%) Security Cleared
4 25 (4.39%) SC Cleared
5 16 (2.81%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.99%) QA
2 8 (1.41%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.53%) SLA
4 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 141 (24.78%) Docker
2 96 (16.87%) HDFS
3 83 (14.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 66 (11.60%) Apache Flume
5 13 (2.28%) KVM
6 12 (2.11%) VirtualBox
7 11 (1.93%) Varnish
8 10 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (1.41%) Squid
10 6 (1.05%) Firmware
10 6 (1.05%) Snort
11 5 (0.88%) Xen
12 3 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.18%) iptables
13 1 (0.18%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 71 (12.48%) Puppet
2 40 (7.03%) Hadoop YARN
3 37 (6.50%) Opscode Chef
4 33 (5.80%) Ansible
5 28 (4.92%) Kubernetes
6 27 (4.75%) Mesos
7 26 (4.57%) Nagios
8 17 (2.99%) Kibana
9 14 (2.46%) Ambari
10 12 (2.11%) logstash
11 9 (1.58%) Salt
12 8 (1.41%) Oozie
13 6 (1.05%) Consul
13 6 (1.05%) FortiGate
13 6 (1.05%) Marathon
13 6 (1.05%) OSSEC
14 4 (0.70%) Terraform
15 3 (0.53%) Fluentd
15 3 (0.53%) HP Fortify
15 3 (0.53%) QRadar
Vendors
1 79 (13.88%) Oracle
2 54 (9.49%) Hortonworks
3 51 (8.96%) Cloudera
4 40 (7.03%) IBM
5 38 (6.68%) Informatica
6 35 (6.15%) Microsoft
7 30 (5.27%) Talend
8 29 (5.10%) Red Hat
9 25 (4.39%) Greenplum
10 19 (3.34%) VMware
11 18 (3.16%) MapR
12 17 (2.99%) MuleSoft
12 17 (2.99%) Splunk
13 16 (2.81%) Atlassian
14 14 (2.46%) Google
14 14 (2.46%) SAP
15 13 (2.28%) AppDynamics
15 13 (2.28%) Vertica
16 12 (2.11%) Tableau
17 11 (1.93%) Akamai
UK
JM
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 22 hours ago
Central London / West End
ISL
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
South West London
Energon People
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits & bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefit and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £58000 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 - £75000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ARM (Advanced Resource Managers)
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £95k to £140k + equity + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Oxfordshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £42,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £95k to £140k + equity + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum +10% annual bonus
Posted: 6 days ago