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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Kafka
Rank 741 831 881
Rank change year-on-year
+90 +50
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 142 76 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.065% 0.006%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.16% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 122 73 6
Average salary £67,500 £60,000 £82,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £56,250
10% offered a salary of more than £86,575 £75,000 £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
40417 46852 44018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.83% 39.90% 40.46%
Number of salaries quoted 34526 40022 38253
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 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +103 142 £67,500 +12.50% 19
London +132 124 £67,500 +12.50% 13
City of London +45 14 £70,000 +7.69% 2
South East -22 11 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Berkshire - 10 £56,250 - 2
North West - 7 £45,000 - 1
Newbury - 7 £52,500 - 2
Manchester - 3 £45,000 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £60,000 -
Liverpool - 2 £43,500 -
Chester - 2 £45,000 -
Slough - 2 £60,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £45,000 -
Merseyside - 2 £43,500 -
Surrey -1 1 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Guildford -2 1 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Reading - 1 £60,000 -

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 183 (84.33%) Java
2 160 (73.73%) Big Data
3 150 (69.12%) Hadoop
4 122 (56.22%) NoSQL
5 121 (55.76%) Agile Software Development
6 106 (48.85%) Spring
7 96 (44.24%) SQL
8 86 (39.63%) REST
9 82 (37.79%) Elasticsearch
10 78 (35.94%) RabbitMQ
11 76 (35.02%) OO
12 75 (34.56%) Apache Hive
13 74 (34.10%) Finance
13 74 (34.10%) Apache Spark
14 72 (33.18%) JDBC
15 69 (31.80%) XML
16 66 (30.41%) Apache Cassandra
16 66 (30.41%) Scala
17 64 (29.49%) SOAP
18 62 (28.57%) ActiveMQ
19 61 (28.11%) Multithreading
19 61 (28.11%) Python
20 60 (27.65%) Software Architecture
21 56 (25.81%) Open Source
22 55 (25.35%) E-Commerce
23 53 (24.42%) Degree
23 53 (24.42%) Apache Pig
24 52 (23.96%) PL/SQL
25 51 (23.50%) Client/Server
25 51 (23.50%) Java RMI

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 82 (37.79%) Elasticsearch
2 74 (34.10%) Apache Spark
3 53 (24.42%) Apache Pig
4 20 (9.22%) Apache Solr
5 17 (7.83%) Cloud Foundry
6 14 (6.45%) SAS
7 13 (5.99%) MQSeries
8 12 (5.53%) nginx
9 10 (4.61%) Apache
10 5 (2.30%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.92%) Lightstreamer
11 2 (0.92%) Confluence
11 2 (0.92%) Drupal
11 2 (0.92%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.46%) JBoss
12 1 (0.46%) Oracle Coherence
12 1 (0.46%) Node.js
12 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 37 (17.05%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.07%) Amazon EMR
3 5 (2.30%) OpenShift
4 3 (1.38%) PaaS
4 3 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.46%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.46%) GitHub
6 1 (0.46%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.22%) AMQP
2 3 (1.38%) HTTP
2 3 (1.38%) LDAP
3 2 (0.92%) SAN
4 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.46%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (73.73%) Big Data
2 150 (69.12%) Hadoop
3 122 (56.22%) NoSQL
4 75 (34.56%) Apache Hive
5 66 (30.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 48 (22.12%) Relational Database
7 38 (17.51%) Redis
8 34 (15.67%) Data Warehouse
9 33 (15.21%) HBase
10 32 (14.75%) MySQL
11 28 (12.90%) MongoDB
12 18 (8.29%) Impala
13 17 (7.83%) RDBMS
13 17 (7.83%) Riak
14 15 (6.91%) PostgreSQL
15 14 (6.45%) SQL Server
15 14 (6.45%) Amazon Redshift
16 13 (5.99%) Sqoop
17 11 (5.07%) PowerCenter
17 11 (5.07%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 11 (5.07%) Talend Open Studio
2 10 (4.61%) Maven
3 9 (4.15%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.23%) PowerDesigner
4 7 (3.23%) JUnit
5 6 (2.76%) Gradle
6 5 (2.30%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.30%) Subversion
7 3 (1.38%) Mockito
8 2 (0.92%) RSpec
8 2 (0.92%) JIRA
9 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.46%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.46%) NetBeans
General
1 74 (34.10%) Finance
2 45 (20.74%) Banking
3 34 (15.67%) Telecoms
4 33 (15.21%) Retail
5 32 (14.75%) Online Betting
6 15 (6.91%) Games
7 8 (3.69%) Advertising
8 6 (2.76%) Front Office
9 5 (2.30%) Marketing
10 2 (0.92%) Publishing
11 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.46%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 141 (64.98%) Developer
2 110 (50.69%) Java Developer
3 58 (26.73%) Senior Developer
4 56 (25.81%) Senior Java Developer
5 18 (8.29%) Big Data Developer
6 15 (6.91%) Architect
7 13 (5.99%) Hadoop Developer
7 13 (5.99%) Data Architect
7 13 (5.99%) Lead Developer
8 6 (2.76%) Lead Java Developer
9 5 (2.30%) Big Data Architect
9 5 (2.30%) C# Developer
9 5 (2.30%) Software Engineer
9 5 (2.30%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (1.38%) Consultant
11 2 (0.92%) Technical Director
11 2 (0.92%) Java Engineer
11 2 (0.92%) Real Time Software Engineer
11 2 (0.92%) Real Time Engineer
11 2 (0.92%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (48.85%) Spring
2 86 (39.63%) REST
3 78 (35.94%) RabbitMQ
4 72 (33.18%) JDBC
5 69 (31.80%) XML
6 64 (29.49%) SOAP
7 62 (28.57%) ActiveMQ
8 51 (23.50%) Java RMI
8 51 (23.50%) XML-RPC
9 37 (17.05%) Akka
10 30 (13.82%) JMS
11 25 (11.52%) JSON
12 22 (10.14%) Web Services
13 17 (7.83%) Grails
14 16 (7.37%) Cascading
15 13 (5.99%) HTML
15 13 (5.99%) Java EE
16 11 (5.07%) CSS
16 11 (5.07%) HTML5
17 9 (4.15%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 56 (25.81%) Open Source
2 51 (23.50%) Client/Server
3 48 (22.12%) Grid Computing
4 36 (16.59%) Computer Science
5 20 (9.22%) Data Structures
6 15 (6.91%) Data Integration
7 12 (5.53%) Algorithms
8 11 (5.07%) User Experience
8 11 (5.07%) Mathematics
9 9 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (3.69%) Blog
11 6 (2.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (2.76%) Equities
12 5 (2.30%) Replication
13 4 (1.84%) Physics
14 3 (1.38%) Inversion of Control
15 2 (0.92%) PMI
16 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
16 1 (0.46%) BBC
16 1 (0.46%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 33 (15.21%) Linux
2 12 (5.53%) Windows
3 2 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (0.92%) UNIX
4 1 (0.46%) CoreOS
4 1 (0.46%) Android
4 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (55.76%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (35.02%) OO
3 61 (28.11%) Multithreading
4 60 (27.65%) Software Architecture
5 55 (25.35%) E-Commerce
6 50 (23.04%) MapReduce
7 43 (19.82%) Software Delivery
8 42 (19.35%) TDD
9 36 (16.59%) Mentoring
10 33 (15.21%) Software Engineering
11 32 (14.75%) ETL
11 32 (14.75%) Low Latency
12 26 (11.98%) Analytics
13 22 (10.14%) Data Modelling
14 21 (9.68%) BDD
15 17 (7.83%) Business Intelligence
16 15 (6.91%) Continuous Integration
17 13 (5.99%) Continuous Delivery
17 13 (5.99%) SOA
18 12 (5.53%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 183 (84.33%) Java
2 96 (44.24%) SQL
3 66 (30.41%) Scala
4 61 (28.11%) Python
5 52 (23.96%) PL/SQL
6 32 (14.75%) Ruby
7 30 (13.82%) Clojure
8 27 (12.44%) Groovy
9 26 (11.98%) Bash Shell
9 26 (11.98%) C
10 24 (11.06%) C++
11 23 (10.60%) C#
12 18 (8.29%) Go
12 18 (8.29%) JavaScript
13 17 (7.83%) Erlang
14 11 (5.07%) HiveQL
15 10 (4.61%) Perl
16 4 (1.84%) PHP
17 3 (1.38%) Haskell
18 2 (0.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (24.42%) Degree
2 2 (0.92%) PhD
2 2 (0.92%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 31 (14.29%) HDFS
2 18 (8.29%) Docker
3 13 (5.99%) Apache Flume
4 5 (2.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (1.38%) Varnish
6 2 (0.92%) Squid
Systems Management
1 25 (11.52%) Puppet
2 19 (8.76%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (5.07%) Hadoop YARN
4 6 (2.76%) Mesos
5 5 (2.30%) Nagios
6 3 (1.38%) Ambari
6 3 (1.38%) HAProxy
6 3 (1.38%) Oozie
6 3 (1.38%) OpenView
6 3 (1.38%) ZABBIX
6 3 (1.38%) Cacti
6 3 (1.38%) Munin
7 2 (0.92%) Ansible
7 2 (0.92%) Salt
7 2 (0.92%) Check_MK
8 1 (0.46%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 24 (11.06%) Informatica
2 17 (7.83%) Oracle
3 13 (5.99%) Cognos
3 13 (5.99%) Ab Initio
3 13 (5.99%) Teradata
4 12 (5.53%) SAP
5 11 (5.07%) Talend
6 7 (3.23%) Business Objects
6 7 (3.23%) Tableau
7 6 (2.76%) TIBCO
7 6 (2.76%) StreamBase
8 5 (2.30%) AppDynamics
8 5 (2.30%) HP
9 3 (1.38%) NetApp
9 3 (1.38%) Cisco
9 3 (1.38%) Google
9 3 (1.38%) Splunk
9 3 (1.38%) Vertica
9 3 (1.38%) Hortonworks
10 2 (0.92%) Terracotta
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Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
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Salary: 70,000 - 75,000
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Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
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Salary: 50,000-55-0000
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
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Guildford, Surrey
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Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
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