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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Kafka
Rank 788 895 875
Rank change year-on-year
+107 -20
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 115 45 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.037% 0.005%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.093% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 95 39 6
Average salary £65,000 £47,500 £82,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.84% -42.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £71,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year
+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
41588 48588 45441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.53% 40.23% 40.22%
Number of salaries quoted 35399 40815 39560
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 17 April 2015 within the UK.

Kafka Salary Histogram in the UK

Kafka
Top 17 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 17 April 2015. 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 +102 114 £65,000 +40.54% 11
London +83 92 £67,500 +3.84% 6
South East -11 14 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Berkshire - 13 £60,000 -
North West - 8 £45,000 - 2
Newbury - 7 £52,500 -
City of London +28 6 £70,000 +7.69%
Manchester - 5 £45,000 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £58,750 -
Chester - 3 £43,750 - 1
Cheshire - 3 £43,750 - 1
Slough - 2 £60,000 -
Guildford +14 1 £50,000 +5.26%
Surrey -6 1 £50,000 +11.11% 1
North Wales - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £60,000 -

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 174 (80.56%) Java
2 169 (78.24%) Big Data
3 149 (68.98%) Hadoop
4 120 (55.56%) NoSQL
5 113 (52.31%) Agile Software Development
6 109 (50.46%) SQL
7 95 (43.98%) Spring
8 76 (35.19%) REST
9 71 (32.87%) Finance
10 70 (32.41%) Apache Pig
10 70 (32.41%) Apache Hive
10 70 (32.41%) Elasticsearch
11 69 (31.94%) OO
12 65 (30.09%) JDBC
12 65 (30.09%) Apache Cassandra
13 64 (29.63%) RabbitMQ
14 63 (29.17%) XML
15 60 (27.78%) SOAP
16 58 (26.85%) Open Source
17 57 (26.39%) Apache Spark
18 55 (25.46%) Scala
19 54 (25.00%) MapReduce
20 53 (24.54%) Multithreading
21 52 (24.07%) Software Architecture
21 52 (24.07%) Linux
21 52 (24.07%) HDFS
22 50 (23.15%) Python
22 50 (23.15%) Banking
23 49 (22.69%) ActiveMQ
23 49 (22.69%) E-Commerce

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 70 (32.41%) Apache Pig
1 70 (32.41%) Elasticsearch
2 57 (26.39%) Apache Spark
3 16 (7.41%) SAS
4 15 (6.94%) nginx
5 12 (5.56%) Apache Solr
6 11 (5.09%) Apache
7 10 (4.63%) MQSeries
8 9 (4.17%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (1.85%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.85%) Confluence
10 1 (0.46%) Node.js
10 1 (0.46%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (15.74%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.09%) Amazon EMR
3 5 (2.31%) GitHub
4 3 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.46%) PaaS
5 1 (0.46%) Heroku
5 1 (0.46%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.46%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.09%) AMQP
2 4 (1.85%) RTP
2 4 (1.85%) LDAP
3 1 (0.46%) HTTP
3 1 (0.46%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (78.24%) Big Data
2 149 (68.98%) Hadoop
3 120 (55.56%) NoSQL
4 70 (32.41%) Apache Hive
5 65 (30.09%) Apache Cassandra
6 39 (18.06%) MongoDB
6 39 (18.06%) Data Warehouse
7 36 (16.67%) HBase
7 36 (16.67%) Relational Database
8 33 (15.28%) MySQL
9 28 (12.96%) SQL Server
9 28 (12.96%) Redis
10 27 (12.50%) Sqoop
11 22 (10.19%) Impala
12 19 (8.80%) Amazon Redshift
13 18 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
14 17 (7.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 16 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 16 (7.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 16 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (6.48%) Maven
2 13 (6.02%) Git (software)
3 11 (5.09%) Talend Open Studio
4 6 (2.78%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.31%) JIRA
5 5 (2.31%) JUnit
6 4 (1.85%) Subversion
6 4 (1.85%) Gradle
7 3 (1.39%) PowerDesigner
8 2 (0.93%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.46%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.46%) Mockito
General
1 71 (32.87%) Finance
2 50 (23.15%) Banking
3 36 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 33 (15.28%) Online Betting
4 33 (15.28%) Retail
5 21 (9.72%) Advertising
6 19 (8.80%) Marketing
7 13 (6.02%) Games
8 4 (1.85%) Front Office
9 1 (0.46%) Electronics
9 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 128 (59.26%) Developer
2 100 (46.30%) Java Developer
3 50 (23.15%) Senior Developer
4 48 (22.22%) Senior Java Developer
5 18 (8.33%) Big Data Developer
6 16 (7.41%) Architect
7 11 (5.09%) Hadoop Developer
8 10 (4.63%) Senior DBA
9 9 (4.17%) Data Architect
9 9 (4.17%) Lead Developer
10 8 (3.70%) DBA
10 8 (3.70%) Software Engineer
11 7 (3.24%) Administrator
12 5 (2.31%) SQL DBA
13 4 (1.85%) Senior SQL DBA
13 4 (1.85%) C# Developer
13 4 (1.85%) C# .NET Developer
13 4 (1.85%) Big Data Architect
14 3 (1.39%) Hadoop Administrator
14 3 (1.39%) Linux Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (43.98%) Spring
2 76 (35.19%) REST
3 65 (30.09%) JDBC
4 64 (29.63%) RabbitMQ
5 63 (29.17%) XML
6 60 (27.78%) SOAP
7 49 (22.69%) ActiveMQ
8 45 (20.83%) XML-RPC
8 45 (20.83%) Java RMI
9 32 (14.81%) Web Services
10 23 (10.65%) JSON
11 22 (10.19%) Akka
12 20 (9.26%) Cascading
13 16 (7.41%) JMS
14 10 (4.63%) Java EE
14 10 (4.63%) HTML
14 10 (4.63%) CSS
15 9 (4.17%) Grails
15 9 (4.17%) HTML5
16 6 (2.78%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 58 (26.85%) Open Source
2 45 (20.83%) Client/Server
2 45 (20.83%) Grid Computing
3 25 (11.57%) Computer Science
4 20 (9.26%) Replication
4 20 (9.26%) Data Integration
5 13 (6.02%) Data Structures
6 11 (5.09%) User Experience
7 9 (4.17%) Mathematics
8 8 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (2.31%) Blog
10 4 (1.85%) Equities
10 4 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.85%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.39%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.39%) Inversion of Control
12 2 (0.93%) Physics
12 2 (0.93%) PMI
13 1 (0.46%) DTV
13 1 (0.46%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 52 (24.07%) Linux
2 11 (5.09%) Windows
3 3 (1.39%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.46%) Android
4 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.46%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (52.31%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (31.94%) OO
3 54 (25.00%) MapReduce
4 53 (24.54%) Multithreading
5 52 (24.07%) Software Architecture
6 49 (22.69%) E-Commerce
7 44 (20.37%) Software Delivery
8 34 (15.74%) TDD
8 34 (15.74%) Software Engineering
9 29 (13.43%) Mentoring
10 26 (12.04%) Low Latency
10 26 (12.04%) Analytics
11 25 (11.57%) ETL
12 24 (11.11%) Scrum
13 21 (9.72%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (7.87%) Data Modelling
15 16 (7.41%) Change Data Capture
15 16 (7.41%) BDD
15 16 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
16 13 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 174 (80.56%) Java
2 109 (50.46%) SQL
3 55 (25.46%) Scala
4 50 (23.15%) Python
5 45 (20.83%) PL/SQL
6 33 (15.28%) C++
7 30 (13.89%) C
8 29 (13.43%) Bash Shell
9 28 (12.96%) Ruby
10 21 (9.72%) Clojure
10 21 (9.72%) C#
11 20 (9.26%) Groovy
12 18 (8.33%) JavaScript
13 16 (7.41%) T-SQL
14 11 (5.09%) HiveQL
15 10 (4.63%) Golang
16 9 (4.17%) Erlang
17 5 (2.31%) PHP
18 3 (1.39%) Perl
18 3 (1.39%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 42 (19.44%) Degree
2 2 (0.93%) PhD
2 2 (0.93%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 52 (24.07%) HDFS
2 27 (12.50%) Apache Flume
3 12 (5.56%) Docker
4 7 (3.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.46%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 16 (7.41%) Hadoop YARN
2 14 (6.48%) Puppet
3 9 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.85%) Ambari
4 4 (1.85%) OpenView
4 4 (1.85%) Nagios
4 4 (1.85%) ZABBIX
4 4 (1.85%) Cacti
4 4 (1.85%) Munin
4 4 (1.85%) Oozie
5 2 (0.93%) Ansible
5 2 (0.93%) Mesos
6 1 (0.46%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.46%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 27 (12.50%) Informatica
2 19 (8.80%) HP
3 16 (7.41%) Ab Initio
4 15 (6.94%) Teradata
4 15 (6.94%) Sony
4 15 (6.94%) Microsoft
4 15 (6.94%) Oracle
4 15 (6.94%) Cognos
5 12 (5.56%) SAP
6 11 (5.09%) Talend
7 4 (1.85%) Hortonworks
7 4 (1.85%) StreamBase
7 4 (1.85%) AppDynamics
7 4 (1.85%) NetApp
7 4 (1.85%) TIBCO
7 4 (1.85%) Cisco
7 4 (1.85%) Business Objects
7 4 (1.85%) Splunk
7 4 (1.85%) Tableau
7 4 (1.85%) Vertica
London
Empiric Solutions
Salary: Very competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Empiric Solutions
Salary: Very Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, cash incentive and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines/ Chandlers Ford, UK
Cisco Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago