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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Kafka
UK
Rank 463 711 885
Rank change year-on-year
+248 +174
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 433 222 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.22% 0.070%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.31% 0.57% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 380 179 70
Median salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £95,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £46,250 £47,250
% change year-on-year
+24.32% -2.11%

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
33030 39021 39938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.35% 38.18% 37.40%
Number of salaries quoted 28353 33585 34234
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 23 February 2017 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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +245 408 £70,000 +3.70% 65
London +210 343 £70,000 - 54
City of London +49 44 £70,000 +7.69% 7
West Midlands +37 18 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Scotland +33 16 £77,500 +29.16% 1
South East +56 15 £65,000 - 4
Warwickshire - 15 £50,000 -
Warwick - 15 £50,000 -
Edinburgh +12 13 £77,500 +29.16%
East of England +26 10 £61,250 -5.76% 1
South West +7 7 £45,000 -
Berkshire +35 6 £57,750 -11.15% 2
North West -3 6 £52,500 +16.66% 1
East Midlands +19 5 £57,500 -4.16%
Hertfordshire +18 5 £65,000 +62.50%
Nottingham +10 5 £57,500 -4.16%
Nottinghamshire +7 5 £57,500 -4.16%
Surrey +43 4 £65,000 -
Suffolk +18 4 £57,500 -11.53%
Yorkshire +10 4 £35,000 -41.78% 4
St Albans -2 4 £65,000 +62.50%
Maidenhead - 4 £65,500 -
Manchester - 4 £52,500 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £70,000 -
Staffordshire - 3 - -
Cornwall - 3 £50,000 -
Epsom - 3 £65,000 -
Glasgow - 3 - - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 - -
Reading +44 2 £50,000 -25.92% 2

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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.

1 460 (63.80%) Java
2 400 (55.48%) Agile Software Development
3 334 (46.32%) Scala
4 333 (46.19%) Apache Spark
5 318 (44.11%) Big Data
6 276 (38.28%) Hadoop
7 271 (37.59%) NoSQL
8 212 (29.40%) Python
9 206 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
10 204 (28.29%) Amazon AWS
11 201 (27.88%) Docker
12 199 (27.60%) TDD
13 188 (26.07%) Microservices
14 175 (24.27%) JavaScript
15 174 (24.13%) Linux
16 165 (22.88%) Node.js
17 162 (22.47%) MongoDB
18 161 (22.33%) DevOps
19 150 (20.80%) Software Engineering
20 145 (20.11%) Apache Hive
21 143 (19.83%) Kubernetes
22 142 (19.69%) Finance
23 138 (19.14%) Apache
24 136 (18.86%) Continuous Integration
25 129 (17.89%) SQL
26 126 (17.48%) Analytics
27 117 (16.23%) C#
28 116 (16.09%) Akka
29 115 (15.95%) Open Source
30 110 (15.26%) Scrum

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
1 333 (46.19%) Apache Spark
2 138 (19.14%) Apache
3 72 (9.99%) Elasticsearch
4 47 (6.52%) Apache Pig
5 27 (3.74%) Confluence
6 16 (2.22%) MQSeries
7 12 (1.66%) Apache Solr
8 10 (1.39%) Apache Airflow
9 9 (1.25%) nginx
9 9 (1.25%) Tomcat
9 9 (1.25%) Traefik
10 7 (0.97%) SAS
11 6 (0.83%) Apache Qpid
12 4 (0.55%) Lightstreamer
12 4 (0.55%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.55%) WebORB
13 3 (0.42%) Luigi
13 3 (0.42%) Mule
13 3 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (1.53%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.42%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 204 (28.29%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (6.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (4.99%) GitHub
4 34 (4.72%) Google Cloud Platform
5 27 (3.74%) Amazon S3
6 25 (3.47%) Amazon EC2
7 23 (3.19%) SaaS
8 22 (3.05%) Amazon Kinesis
9 17 (2.36%) AWS Lambda
10 16 (2.22%) Amazon EMR
10 16 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
11 14 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
12 12 (1.66%) IaaS
13 11 (1.53%) PaaS
14 8 (1.11%) Datadog
15 5 (0.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 4 (0.55%) CloudFront
17 3 (0.42%) Office 365
17 3 (0.42%) Slack
17 3 (0.42%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.99%) Internet
2 18 (2.50%) HTTP
3 9 (1.25%) SSL
4 8 (1.11%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.83%) NAS
5 6 (0.83%) SAN
6 5 (0.69%) Firewall
7 4 (0.55%) DNS
7 4 (0.55%) IPv4
7 4 (0.55%) Software-Defined Networking
8 3 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.42%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.42%) LAN
8 3 (0.42%) tcpdump
8 3 (0.42%) WAN
9 2 (0.28%) DHCP
9 2 (0.28%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.28%) Multicast
9 2 (0.28%) SSH
10 1 (0.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 318 (44.11%) Big Data
2 276 (38.28%) Hadoop
3 271 (37.59%) NoSQL
4 206 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
5 162 (22.47%) MongoDB
6 145 (20.11%) Apache Hive
7 84 (11.65%) HBase
8 81 (11.23%) PostgreSQL
9 76 (10.54%) SQL Server
10 75 (10.40%) Relational Database
11 58 (8.04%) MySQL
12 56 (7.77%) Neo4j
13 51 (7.07%) Data Warehouse
14 50 (6.93%) Sqoop
15 41 (5.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 39 (5.41%) Amazon Redshift
17 32 (4.44%) Couchbase
17 32 (4.44%) Impala
18 31 (4.30%) Blockchain
18 31 (4.30%) Redis
Development Applications
1 87 (12.07%) Jenkins
2 75 (10.40%) Git (software)
3 50 (6.93%) Maven
4 40 (5.55%) JIRA
5 32 (4.44%) webpack
6 31 (4.30%) Babel
7 27 (3.74%) Vagrant
8 23 (3.19%) Eclipse
9 22 (3.05%) Subversion
10 18 (2.50%) TeamCity
11 13 (1.80%) IntelliJ
11 13 (1.80%) Selenium
12 12 (1.66%) NUnit
13 11 (1.53%) Octopus Deploy
14 10 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 9 (1.25%) Cucumber
15 9 (1.25%) Travis CI
16 6 (0.83%) ERwin
16 6 (0.83%) Jasmine
16 6 (0.83%) JUnit
General
1 142 (19.69%) Finance
2 63 (8.74%) Games
3 33 (4.58%) Banking
4 30 (4.16%) Marketing
5 29 (4.02%) Advertising
6 23 (3.19%) Retail
7 17 (2.36%) Investment Banking
8 14 (1.94%) Front Office
9 12 (1.66%) Telecoms
10 8 (1.11%) Legal
11 5 (0.69%) Online Betting
12 4 (0.55%) Law
12 4 (0.55%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.42%) Billing
13 3 (0.42%) Italian Language
13 3 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Electronics
14 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 363 (50.35%) Developer
2 165 (22.88%) Java Developer
3 112 (15.53%) Scala Developer
4 97 (13.45%) Architect
5 81 (11.23%) Data Engineer
6 73 (10.12%) Senior Developer
7 67 (9.29%) Java Scala Developer
8 56 (7.77%) DevOps Engineer
9 55 (7.63%) Big Data Engineer
9 55 (7.63%) Data Architect
10 53 (7.35%) Software Engineer
11 40 (5.55%) C# Developer
12 34 (4.72%) Big Data Developer
12 34 (4.72%) Full Stack Developer
12 34 (4.72%) Java Engineer
13 33 (4.58%) Hadoop Developer
13 33 (4.58%) NoSQL Developer
14 32 (4.44%) Senior Java Developer
15 30 (4.16%) Big Data Architect
16 29 (4.02%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (22.88%) Node.js
2 116 (16.09%) Akka
3 106 (14.70%) .NET
4 98 (13.59%) AngularJS
5 94 (13.04%) HTML
6 92 (12.76%) REST
7 84 (11.65%) RabbitMQ
8 82 (11.37%) React
9 77 (10.68%) Spring
10 70 (9.71%) Web Services
11 56 (7.77%) ActiveMQ
12 52 (7.21%) HTML5
13 49 (6.80%) CSS
13 49 (6.80%) RESTful
14 32 (4.44%) Play Framework
15 31 (4.30%) ASP.NET Web API
15 31 (4.30%) jQuery
15 31 (4.30%) JSON
15 31 (4.30%) Redux
16 29 (4.02%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 81 (11.23%) Computer Science
2 70 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (7.07%) Data Structures
4 43 (5.96%) Algorithms
5 33 (4.58%) Fintech
6 22 (3.05%) Online Games
7 16 (2.22%) User Experience
8 15 (2.08%) Equities
8 15 (2.08%) Hedge funds
9 14 (1.94%) Fixed Income
9 14 (1.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 14 (1.94%) Internet of Things
10 11 (1.53%) Replication
10 11 (1.53%) Social Media
11 8 (1.11%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.97%) Clustering
12 7 (0.97%) Data Centre
13 6 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
13 6 (0.83%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 174 (24.13%) Linux
2 47 (6.52%) Unix
3 31 (4.30%) Windows
4 28 (3.88%) Ubuntu
5 18 (2.50%) CentOS
6 9 (1.25%) Debian
7 8 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.83%) Android
8 6 (0.83%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.69%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.55%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.14%) Mesosphere
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 400 (55.48%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (27.60%) TDD
3 188 (26.07%) Microservices
4 161 (22.33%) DevOps
5 150 (20.80%) Software Engineering
6 136 (18.86%) Continuous Integration
7 126 (17.48%) Analytics
8 115 (15.95%) Open Source
9 110 (15.26%) Scrum
10 96 (13.31%) BDD
11 77 (10.68%) E-Commerce
12 63 (8.74%) Kanban
12 63 (8.74%) OO
13 62 (8.60%) Functional Programming
14 54 (7.49%) Configuration Management
14 54 (7.49%) Mentoring
15 53 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
15 53 (7.35%) Pair Programming
16 51 (7.07%) MapReduce
16 51 (7.07%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 460 (63.80%) Java
2 334 (46.32%) Scala
3 212 (29.40%) Python
4 175 (24.27%) JavaScript
5 129 (17.89%) SQL
6 117 (16.23%) C#
7 74 (10.26%) Ruby
8 73 (10.12%) Go
9 50 (6.93%) Bash Shell
10 47 (6.52%) PHP
11 45 (6.24%) C++
12 40 (5.55%) R
13 32 (4.44%) ES6
14 26 (3.61%) C
14 26 (3.61%) Groovy
14 26 (3.61%) Perl
15 18 (2.50%) Clojure
15 18 (2.50%) F#
16 9 (1.25%) TypeScript
17 7 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 101 (14.01%) Degree
2 25 (3.47%) PhD
3 16 (2.22%) Postgraduate
4 10 (1.39%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.69%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.28%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.14%) CBAP
7 1 (0.14%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (6.80%) QA
2 20 (2.77%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.55%) ISO20022
3 4 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.28%) GCP
5 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 201 (27.88%) Docker
2 77 (10.68%) HDFS
3 76 (10.54%) Apache Flume
4 42 (5.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 24 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (2.77%) VirtualBox
7 11 (1.53%) KVM
8 7 (0.97%) etcd
9 6 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (0.69%) Ceph
10 5 (0.69%) iptables
10 5 (0.69%) Xen
11 3 (0.42%) Gluster
12 2 (0.28%) LXC
12 2 (0.28%) NFS
12 2 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.28%) Squid
13 1 (0.14%) GlusterFS
13 1 (0.14%) Shibboleth
13 1 (0.14%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 143 (19.83%) Kubernetes
2 94 (13.04%) Puppet
3 62 (8.60%) Ansible
3 62 (8.60%) Mesos
4 58 (8.04%) Opscode Chef
5 38 (5.27%) Terraform
6 36 (4.99%) Nagios
7 32 (4.44%) Oozie
8 25 (3.47%) Kibana
9 22 (3.05%) Docker Swarm
9 22 (3.05%) Hadoop YARN
10 21 (2.91%) Consul
11 16 (2.22%) Ambari
11 16 (2.22%) StatsD
12 12 (1.66%) logstash
12 12 (1.66%) Marathon
13 10 (1.39%) Icinga
14 7 (0.97%) Grafana
14 7 (0.97%) Salt
15 6 (0.83%) Packer
Vendors
1 45 (6.24%) Google
2 39 (5.41%) Hortonworks
3 35 (4.85%) Oracle
3 35 (4.85%) Splunk
4 33 (4.58%) Cloudera
5 27 (3.74%) Microsoft
6 25 (3.47%) VMware
7 24 (3.33%) New Relic
8 23 (3.19%) Red Hat
9 16 (2.22%) IBM
10 14 (1.94%) Tableau
11 13 (1.80%) Informatica
11 13 (1.80%) Teradata
12 11 (1.53%) Facebook
13 8 (1.11%) Apigee
14 7 (0.97%) NetApp
14 7 (0.97%) Netezza
15 6 (0.83%) Atlassian
15 6 (0.83%) EMC
15 6 (0.83%) hybris
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Codex
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum Bonus, Shares, Pension etc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Empiric.com
Salary: Up to £130,000 per annum plus package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £75000 - £120000.00 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Hainton
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 33 days hol, 3.21% pension matched
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 Per Annum plus 10% annual bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum + bonus, pension, shares etc
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + bonus + standard benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Kindred Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Ascential Plc
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago