The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Kafka skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Kafka over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 239 315
Rank change year-on-year +60 +76  
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 44 29 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.86% 0.40% 0.039%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.26% 1.05% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 41 26 4
Median salary £70,000 £56,250 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.44% -27.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £66,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £80,000 £92,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00%  

Kafka is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1945 2754 3390
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 37.80% 38.36% 32.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1768 2432 2948
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Kafka as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in the City of London

Kafka
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Kafka in the City of London.

Salary trend for Kafka in the City of London

Kafka
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Kafka in the City of London over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Kafka in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 42 (56.00%) Big Data
2 34 (45.33%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (44.00%) Apache Hive
3 33 (44.00%) NoSQL
4 32 (42.67%) Apache Spark
4 32 (42.67%) Java
5 30 (40.00%) Hadoop
6 29 (38.67%) Python
6 29 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (32.00%) HDFS
7 24 (32.00%) DevOps
8 21 (28.00%) SQL
8 21 (28.00%) Advertising
9 20 (26.67%) Mentoring
9 20 (26.67%) Scala
10 18 (24.00%) Docker
10 18 (24.00%) PhD
11 17 (22.67%) Computer Science
11 17 (22.67%) Data Architecture
11 17 (22.67%) Apache Flume
11 17 (22.67%) Data Ingestion
12 16 (21.33%) HAWQ
12 16 (21.33%) Sqoop
12 16 (21.33%) Degree
12 16 (21.33%) Postgraduate
12 16 (21.33%) Linux
13 15 (20.00%) JavaScript
13 15 (20.00%) C
13 15 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
14 14 (18.67%) Node.js

Kafka
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 32 (42.67%) Apache Spark
2 7 (9.33%) Apache Pig
3 5 (6.67%) Apache
3 5 (6.67%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.33%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.33%) Apache Qpid
5 1 (1.33%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.33%) JBoss
5 1 (1.33%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (13.33%) GitHub
3 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.67%) Office 365
5 1 (1.33%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.33%) Engine Yard
5 1 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.33%) Heroku
5 1 (1.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) Internet
2 2 (2.67%) HTTP
2 2 (2.67%) LAN
2 2 (2.67%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (2.67%) WAN
3 1 (1.33%) SSL
3 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (56.00%) Big Data
2 33 (44.00%) Apache Hive
2 33 (44.00%) NoSQL
3 30 (40.00%) Hadoop
4 16 (21.33%) HAWQ
4 16 (21.33%) Sqoop
5 15 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (16.00%) MySQL
7 11 (14.67%) Relational Database
8 10 (13.33%) SQL Server
9 9 (12.00%) HBase
10 8 (10.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (6.67%) Couchbase
11 5 (6.67%) MongoDB
12 4 (5.33%) Redis
12 4 (5.33%) Text Mining
13 3 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (4.00%) Impala
13 3 (4.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (8.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.33%) Gatling
2 4 (5.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.33%) JIRA
3 2 (2.67%) ERwin
3 2 (2.67%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (2.67%) Travis CI
4 1 (1.33%) Ant
4 1 (1.33%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.33%) JUnit
4 1 (1.33%) Maven
4 1 (1.33%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (28.00%) Advertising
2 6 (8.00%) Games
3 3 (4.00%) Banking
3 3 (4.00%) Finance
4 2 (2.67%) Legal
5 1 (1.33%) Billing
5 1 (1.33%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.33%) Front Office
5 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (38.67%) Developer
2 23 (30.67%) Architect
3 18 (24.00%) Data Architect
4 16 (21.33%) Enterprise Architect
4 16 (21.33%) Enterprise Data Architect
5 13 (17.33%) Java Developer
6 10 (13.33%) Scala Developer
7 8 (10.67%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (8.00%) Administrator
8 6 (8.00%) Data Administrator
8 6 (8.00%) Hadoop Administrator
8 6 (8.00%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (8.00%) Senior Developer
9 5 (6.67%) Integration Developer
9 5 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (6.67%) Node.js Developer
9 5 (6.67%) Python Developer
9 5 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (5.33%) Java Scala Developer
10 4 (5.33%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.67%) Node.js
2 13 (17.33%) .NET
2 13 (17.33%) REST
2 13 (17.33%) Spring
3 12 (16.00%) XML
4 10 (13.33%) Akka
4 10 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
5 8 (10.67%) ActiveMQ
5 8 (10.67%) Flask
5 8 (10.67%) Grails
5 8 (10.67%) JSON
5 8 (10.67%) SOAP
5 8 (10.67%) Spring Boot
6 4 (5.33%) AngularJS
6 4 (5.33%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (5.33%) Java EE
6 4 (5.33%) JMS
6 4 (5.33%) Play Framework
6 4 (5.33%) Servlets
6 4 (5.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (45.33%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (22.67%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.00%) Algorithms
3 6 (8.00%) Fintech
4 4 (5.33%) Online Games
5 3 (4.00%) Grid Computing
6 2 (2.67%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.33%) Blog
7 1 (1.33%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.33%) Derivative
7 1 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.33%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.33%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.33%) Reinsurance
7 1 (1.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.33%) Linux
2 6 (8.00%) Unix
3 4 (5.33%) Debian
3 4 (5.33%) Ubuntu
3 4 (5.33%) Windows
4 2 (2.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.33%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (32.00%) DevOps
3 20 (26.67%) Mentoring
4 17 (22.67%) Data Architecture
4 17 (22.67%) Data Ingestion
5 13 (17.33%) Open Source
6 12 (16.00%) ETL
6 12 (16.00%) Microservices
7 11 (14.67%) Low Latency
8 10 (13.33%) TDD
9 9 (12.00%) Data Integration
10 8 (10.67%) API Integration
10 8 (10.67%) Configuration Management
10 8 (10.67%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (10.67%) Rapid Prototyping
10 8 (10.67%) Regression Testing
10 8 (10.67%) Test Automation
11 7 (9.33%) Analytics
11 7 (9.33%) BDD
12 5 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 32 (42.67%) Java
2 29 (38.67%) Python
3 21 (28.00%) SQL
4 20 (26.67%) Scala
5 15 (20.00%) C
5 15 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 13 (17.33%) C#
7 11 (14.67%) Perl
8 7 (9.33%) Bash Shell
9 3 (4.00%) C++
9 3 (4.00%) F#
9 3 (4.00%) Ruby
10 1 (1.33%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (1.33%) Go
10 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (24.00%) PhD
2 16 (21.33%) Degree
2 16 (21.33%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (5.33%) QA
3 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.33%) GCP
System Software
1 24 (32.00%) HDFS
2 18 (24.00%) Docker
3 17 (22.67%) Apache Flume
4 10 (13.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (5.33%) KVM
5 4 (5.33%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (5.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (14.67%) Ansible
1 11 (14.67%) Puppet
2 10 (13.33%) Kubernetes
2 10 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (12.00%) Mesos
4 8 (10.67%) Marathon
5 6 (8.00%) Ambari
5 6 (8.00%) Oozie
5 6 (8.00%) Terraform
6 4 (5.33%) Salt
7 2 (2.67%) Graphite
7 2 (2.67%) Kibana
7 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (2.67%) SCCM
8 1 (1.33%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (1.33%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (1.33%) logstash
Vendors
1 9 (12.00%) Apigee
2 7 (9.33%) Hortonworks
3 4 (5.33%) VMware
4 3 (4.00%) Cloudera
4 3 (4.00%) Informatica
4 3 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.67%) Cisco
5 2 (2.67%) IBM
5 2 (2.67%) LANDesk
5 2 (2.67%) SAP
5 2 (2.67%) SolarWinds
5 2 (2.67%) Talend
6 1 (1.33%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.33%) Cognos
6 1 (1.33%) Google
6 1 (1.33%) MapR
6 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.33%) Tableau
6 1 (1.33%) Teradata
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Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonuses, Pension, Training Allowance
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + extensive benefits
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Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus+ Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
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Salary: £65000 - £71500 per annum + benefits
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