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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
London > City of London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 211 244 310
Rank change year-on-year +33 +66  
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 24 23 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.47% 0.36% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.23% 0.88% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 22 23 15
City of London median annual salary £67,875 £60,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.12% -14.28%  
10th Percentile £55,000 £35,250 £53,000
90th Percentile £115,250 £90,000 £95,500
London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  

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 1949 2621 3636
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 38.01% 41.28% 35.18%
Number of salaries quoted 6406 8484 11836
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £34,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
London median annual salary £59,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.27% -  

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Kafka as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Kafka in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 38 (55.88%) Apache Spark
2 35 (51.47%) Big Data
3 34 (50.00%) Hadoop
4 32 (47.06%) Python
5 26 (38.24%) Apache Hive
6 25 (36.76%) Java
7 24 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (32.35%) NoSQL
10 19 (27.94%) Scala
10 19 (27.94%) HDFS
11 18 (26.47%) DevOps
11 18 (26.47%) SQL
12 16 (23.53%) Linux
12 16 (23.53%) Open Source
13 15 (22.06%) Node.js
14 14 (20.59%) .NET
14 14 (20.59%) ETL
15 13 (19.12%) C#
15 13 (19.12%) REST
15 13 (19.12%) Apache Cassandra
15 13 (19.12%) Amazon AWS
15 13 (19.12%) Docker
16 12 (17.65%) Relational Database
16 12 (17.65%) GitHub
16 12 (17.65%) JavaScript
16 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
16 12 (17.65%) XML
17 11 (16.18%) HBase
17 11 (16.18%) Ansible

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 38 (55.88%) Apache Spark
2 10 (14.71%) Apache Pig
3 7 (10.29%) Apache
4 4 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.94%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (2.94%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.47%) Apache Qpid
6 1 (1.47%) JBoss
6 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.12%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (17.65%) GitHub
3 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.94%) Office 365
4 2 (2.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.47%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.47%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) LAN
1 2 (2.94%) Software-Defined Networking
1 2 (2.94%) SSL
1 2 (2.94%) WAN
2 1 (1.47%) HTTP
2 1 (1.47%) Internet
2 1 (1.47%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.47%) LDAP
2 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (51.47%) Big Data
2 34 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 26 (38.24%) Apache Hive
4 22 (32.35%) NoSQL
5 13 (19.12%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (17.65%) Relational Database
6 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
7 11 (16.18%) HBase
8 9 (13.24%) Sqoop
9 8 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (10.29%) HAWQ
10 7 (10.29%) MySQL
11 6 (8.82%) MongoDB
12 4 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (5.88%) RDBMS
12 4 (5.88%) Redis
13 3 (4.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (4.41%) Data Mart
13 3 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (4.41%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.41%) ERwin
2 3 (4.41%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.41%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (4.41%) Travis CI
3 1 (1.47%) Ant
3 1 (1.47%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.47%) JIRA
3 1 (1.47%) JUnit
3 1 (1.47%) Maven
3 1 (1.47%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.47%) Subversion
General
1 8 (11.76%) Advertising
1 8 (11.76%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Marketing
3 3 (4.41%) Legal
4 1 (1.47%) Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Billing
4 1 (1.47%) Front Office
4 1 (1.47%) Games
4 1 (1.47%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (36.76%) Developer
2 13 (19.12%) Architect
3 10 (14.71%) Data Architect
4 8 (11.76%) Administrator
4 8 (11.76%) Data Administrator
4 8 (11.76%) Hadoop Administrator
4 8 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 8 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
5 7 (10.29%) Enterprise Architect
5 7 (10.29%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 6 (8.82%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) Python Developer
6 6 (8.82%) Scala Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Integration Developer
7 5 (7.35%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Node.js Developer
8 4 (5.88%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Hadoop Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Java Software Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.06%) Node.js
2 14 (20.59%) .NET
3 13 (19.12%) REST
4 12 (17.65%) XML
5 9 (13.24%) Spring
6 8 (11.76%) Flask
6 8 (11.76%) Grails
6 8 (11.76%) JSON
6 8 (11.76%) RabbitMQ
6 8 (11.76%) SOAP
7 5 (7.35%) ActiveMQ
7 5 (7.35%) JMS
7 5 (7.35%) Web Services
8 4 (5.88%) AngularJS
8 4 (5.88%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (5.88%) Spring Boot
9 3 (4.41%) .NET Framework
9 3 (4.41%) React
10 2 (2.94%) Akka
10 2 (2.94%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 7 (10.29%) Fintech
4 3 (4.41%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.41%) Grid Computing
5 2 (2.94%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.47%) Reinsurance
6 1 (1.47%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.47%) Social Media
6 1 (1.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.53%) Linux
2 9 (13.24%) Unix
3 2 (2.94%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.94%) Windows
3 2 (2.94%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.47%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.47%) DevOps
3 16 (23.53%) Open Source
4 14 (20.59%) ETL
5 10 (14.71%) Mentoring
5 10 (14.71%) Microservices
5 10 (14.71%) Test Automation
6 9 (13.24%) Data Architecture
6 9 (13.24%) Software Engineering
7 8 (11.76%) Analytics
7 8 (11.76%) API Integration
7 8 (11.76%) Data Integration
7 8 (11.76%) Rapid Prototyping
7 8 (11.76%) Regression Testing
7 8 (11.76%) TDD
8 7 (10.29%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (10.29%) Data Ingestion
8 7 (10.29%) Low Latency
8 7 (10.29%) Machine Learning
8 7 (10.29%) Monetization
Programming Languages
1 32 (47.06%) Python
2 25 (36.76%) Java
3 19 (27.94%) Scala
4 18 (26.47%) SQL
5 13 (19.12%) C#
6 12 (17.65%) JavaScript
7 10 (14.71%) Perl
8 6 (8.82%) C
9 5 (7.35%) C++
10 3 (4.41%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.94%) F#
11 2 (2.94%) Ruby
12 1 (1.47%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (1.47%) Go
12 1 (1.47%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (13.24%) Degree
2 8 (11.76%) PhD
3 7 (10.29%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.47%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.47%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 19 (27.94%) HDFS
2 13 (19.12%) Docker
3 10 (14.71%) Apache Flume
4 7 (10.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (1.47%) KVM
5 1 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (16.18%) Ansible
2 9 (13.24%) Oozie
3 8 (11.76%) Ambari
4 7 (10.29%) Puppet
5 6 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (7.35%) Mesos
7 3 (4.41%) Kubernetes
8 2 (2.94%) Kibana
8 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (2.94%) SCCM
8 2 (2.94%) Terraform
9 1 (1.47%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (1.47%) Graphite
9 1 (1.47%) logstash
9 1 (1.47%) Marathon
9 1 (1.47%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (11.76%) Apigee
1 8 (11.76%) Hortonworks
2 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.41%) Cisco
3 3 (4.41%) Cloudera
3 3 (4.41%) IBM
3 3 (4.41%) Informatica
3 3 (4.41%) Talend
4 2 (2.94%) LANDesk
4 2 (2.94%) PagerDuty
4 2 (2.94%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.47%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.47%) SAP
5 1 (1.47%) Tableau
5 1 (1.47%) VMware
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