Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 208 303 385
Rank change year-on-year +95 +82 +76
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 118 47 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.16% 0.40% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.89% 0.98% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 106 45 41
City of London median annual salary £73,750 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.67% +7.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £53,125 £35,250 £47,500
90th Percentile £126,250 £110,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £75,000 £85,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% -11.76% +41.67%

Kafka is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following 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 technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4077 4812 6243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 40.24% 41.39% 36.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3671 4437 5409
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

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 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Kafka in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 63 (53.39%) Python
2 62 (52.54%) Java
3 55 (46.61%) Apache Spark
4 51 (43.22%) Amazon AWS
5 41 (34.75%) Machine Learning
5 41 (34.75%) Finance
6 40 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (33.05%) Hadoop
7 39 (33.05%) Docker
8 37 (31.36%) Scala
9 28 (23.73%) TDD
9 28 (23.73%) C#
9 28 (23.73%) DevOps
10 27 (22.88%) Big Data
11 26 (22.03%) Microservices
12 25 (21.19%) Software Engineering
13 24 (20.34%) Node.js
13 24 (20.34%) Amazon Redshift
14 23 (19.49%) Degree
15 21 (17.80%) JavaScript
16 20 (16.95%) RabbitMQ
16 20 (16.95%) MongoDB
16 20 (16.95%) Ansible
16 20 (16.95%) Fintech
17 19 (16.10%) Algorithms
17 19 (16.10%) Apache
17 19 (16.10%) Ruby
18 18 (15.25%) C++
18 18 (15.25%) SQL
18 18 (15.25%) NoSQL

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 55 (46.61%) Apache Spark
2 19 (16.10%) Apache
3 10 (8.47%) Apache Airflow
3 10 (8.47%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (5.08%) OpenStack
5 4 (3.39%) Apache Pig
5 4 (3.39%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.54%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.69%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.85%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.85%) nginx
8 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.69%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 51 (43.22%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (12.71%) AWS Lambda
2 15 (12.71%) Serverless
3 13 (11.02%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (8.47%) Amazon Kinesis
4 10 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (7.63%) Amazon S3
5 9 (7.63%) GitHub
6 8 (6.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 8 (6.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (5.08%) OpenShift
8 5 (4.24%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (2.54%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.85%) Heroku
10 1 (0.85%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.85%) PaaS
10 1 (0.85%) SaaS
10 1 (0.85%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.69%) HTTP
2 1 (0.85%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (0.85%) Internet
2 1 (0.85%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.85%) LDAP
2 1 (0.85%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (0.85%) RTP
2 1 (0.85%) SSL
2 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (33.05%) Hadoop
2 27 (22.88%) Big Data
3 24 (20.34%) Amazon Redshift
4 20 (16.95%) MongoDB
5 18 (15.25%) NoSQL
6 11 (9.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 10 (8.47%) Apache Hive
7 10 (8.47%) HBase
7 10 (8.47%) InfluxDB
7 10 (8.47%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (6.78%) Amazon RDS
8 8 (6.78%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (6.78%) Neo4j
8 8 (6.78%) SQL Server
9 6 (5.08%) MySQL
9 6 (5.08%) Redis
10 5 (4.24%) Couchbase
11 4 (3.39%) Data Lake
11 4 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (3.39%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 16 (13.56%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.32%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.24%) GoCD
4 3 (2.54%) Jasmine
4 3 (2.54%) JSUnit
4 3 (2.54%) Maven
4 3 (2.54%) Mocha
4 3 (2.54%) Sinon.JS
5 2 (1.69%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.69%) JIRA
5 2 (1.69%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.85%) Codeship
6 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.85%) Hudson
6 1 (0.85%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.85%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.85%) Subversion
6 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
General
1 41 (34.75%) Finance
2 16 (13.56%) Marketing
3 8 (6.78%) Financial Institution
4 7 (5.93%) Front Office
5 6 (5.08%) Banking
6 5 (4.24%) Legal
7 2 (1.69%) Games
7 2 (1.69%) Retail
8 1 (0.85%) Advertising
8 1 (0.85%) Billing
8 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.85%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (47.46%) Developer
2 18 (15.25%) C# Developer
3 13 (11.02%) Senior Developer
4 12 (10.17%) Java Developer
5 10 (8.47%) .NET Developer
5 10 (8.47%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (8.47%) Python Developer
6 9 (7.63%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (6.78%) Data Engineer
7 8 (6.78%) Head of Engineering
8 6 (5.08%) AWS Developer
8 6 (5.08%) Big Data Developer
8 6 (5.08%) Data Scientist
8 6 (5.08%) Machine Learning Developer
8 6 (5.08%) Principal Engineer
8 6 (5.08%) Senior Python Developer
8 6 (5.08%) Software Engineer
9 5 (4.24%) Principal Software Engineer
9 5 (4.24%) Scala Developer
10 4 (3.39%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (20.34%) Node.js
2 20 (16.95%) RabbitMQ
3 13 (11.02%) .NET
4 12 (10.17%) Akka
5 11 (9.32%) AngularJS
6 10 (8.47%) Samza
6 10 (8.47%) ZeroMQ
7 9 (7.63%) Web Services
8 8 (6.78%) ASP.NET
8 8 (6.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (6.78%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (5.93%) Elastic Stack
9 7 (5.93%) GraphX
9 7 (5.93%) Spring
10 6 (5.08%) CSS
10 6 (5.08%) HTML
11 5 (4.24%) ActiveMQ
11 5 (4.24%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (3.39%) React
13 3 (2.54%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.95%) Fintech
2 19 (16.10%) Algorithms
3 8 (6.78%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.39%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.39%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.54%) Social Media
7 2 (1.69%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.69%) Equities
7 2 (1.69%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.69%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.69%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.85%) Clustering
8 1 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.85%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.85%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.17%) Linux
2 3 (2.54%) Unix
3 1 (0.85%) AIX
3 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (34.75%) Machine Learning
2 40 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (23.73%) DevOps
3 28 (23.73%) TDD
4 26 (22.03%) Microservices
5 25 (21.19%) Software Engineering
6 17 (14.41%) Data Engineering
7 16 (13.56%) Analytics
8 14 (11.86%) BDD
9 13 (11.02%) E-Commerce
10 12 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (10.17%) Open Source
11 11 (9.32%) Digital Marketing
12 10 (8.47%) Multithreading
13 9 (7.63%) Low Latency
13 9 (7.63%) MVC
14 8 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (6.78%) Configuration Management
14 8 (6.78%) Data Modelling
14 8 (6.78%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (53.39%) Python
2 62 (52.54%) Java
3 37 (31.36%) Scala
4 28 (23.73%) C#
5 21 (17.80%) JavaScript
6 19 (16.10%) Ruby
7 18 (15.25%) C++
7 18 (15.25%) SQL
8 12 (10.17%) Go
9 9 (7.63%) F#
10 6 (5.08%) R
11 3 (2.54%) Clojure
11 3 (2.54%) CoffeeScript
11 3 (2.54%) Kotlin
12 2 (1.69%) C
13 1 (0.85%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.85%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.85%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (19.49%) Degree
2 6 (5.08%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (4.24%) PhD
4 4 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.69%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.69%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.69%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.85%) MiFID
2 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 39 (33.05%) Docker
2 11 (9.32%) Apache Flume
3 10 (8.47%) HDFS
4 6 (5.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.85%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 20 (16.95%) Ansible
2 17 (14.41%) Mesos
3 15 (12.71%) Kubernetes
4 10 (8.47%) Terraform
5 9 (7.63%) Puppet
6 7 (5.93%) Hadoop YARN
7 6 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (4.24%) Grafana
8 5 (4.24%) logstash
9 4 (3.39%) Graphite
10 3 (2.54%) Kibana
11 2 (1.69%) Prometheus
12 1 (0.85%) Consul
12 1 (0.85%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.85%) Icinga
12 1 (0.85%) Oozie
12 1 (0.85%) Rancher
12 1 (0.85%) Riemann
12 1 (0.85%) rkt
12 1 (0.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (6.78%) PagerDuty
1 8 (6.78%) TOWER Software
2 6 (5.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.54%) Oracle
4 2 (1.69%) Google
5 1 (0.85%) IBM
5 1 (0.85%) Informatica
5 1 (0.85%) Jitterbit
5 1 (0.85%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.85%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.85%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.85%) Splunk
5 1 (0.85%) Tableau
5 1 (0.85%) Vertica
5 1 (0.85%) Zend