Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
UK > England
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 265 388 687
Rank change year-on-year +123 +299 +240
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 1,926 1,362 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.30% 0.81% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.29% 2.02% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,450 1,071 465
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% -6.90% +7.41%
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £105,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% -6.90% +7.41%

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 England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 58,619 67,590 68,977
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.54% 40.23% 39.23%
Number of salaries quoted 48,536 56,745 60,150
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Kafka as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in England

Kafka
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Kafka in England

Kafka
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Kafka in England over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Kafka in England

Kafka
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kafka within the England region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +88 1,323 £73,750 +5.36% 243
South East +98 215 £65,000 +4.00% 43
North of England +93 161 £65,000 +30.00% 30
North West +92 107 £70,000 +47.37% 16
East of England +72 79 £55,000 -18.52% 8
Midlands +81 77 £40,000 -23.81% 14
South West +16 69 £58,750 +11.90% 14
Yorkshire +34 47 £55,000 +10.00% 13
East Midlands +40 39 £50,000 - 9
West Midlands +50 38 £27,500 -47.62% 5
North East - 11 £74,669 - 1
Kafka
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT jobs citing Kafka also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 1,147 (59.55%) Java
2 1,019 (52.91%) Agile Software Development
3 898 (46.63%) Big Data
4 883 (45.85%) Apache Spark
5 860 (44.65%) Hadoop
6 798 (41.43%) Python
7 657 (34.11%) Amazon AWS
8 600 (31.15%) NoSQL
9 570 (29.60%) SQL
10 547 (28.40%) DevOps
11 536 (27.83%) Docker
12 524 (27.21%) Scala
13 514 (26.69%) Microservices
14 499 (25.91%) Software Engineering
15 479 (24.87%) Finance
16 444 (23.05%) Apache Cassandra
17 433 (22.48%) Apache Hive
18 430 (22.33%) Linux
19 394 (20.46%) Microsoft Azure
20 388 (20.15%) TDD
21 384 (19.94%) Elasticsearch
22 379 (19.68%) MongoDB
23 362 (18.80%) Spring
24 358 (18.59%) Analytics
25 321 (16.67%) Degree
26 320 (16.61%) Kubernetes
27 304 (15.78%) Open Source
28 302 (15.68%) Continuous Integration
29 297 (15.42%) Apache
30 290 (15.06%) Data Modelling

Kafka
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 883 (45.85%) Apache Spark
2 384 (19.94%) Elasticsearch
3 297 (15.42%) Apache
4 133 (6.91%) Apache Pig
5 87 (4.52%) Apache Solr
6 68 (3.53%) SAS
7 54 (2.80%) Confluence
8 34 (1.77%) Tomcat
9 12 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 10 (0.52%) CMS
10 10 (0.52%) JBoss
10 10 (0.52%) nginx
11 9 (0.47%) Liferay
12 8 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
12 8 (0.42%) CloudStack
12 8 (0.42%) WebLogic
12 8 (0.42%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.36%) IIS
13 7 (0.36%) Mule
14 6 (0.31%) GemFire
Applications
1 5 (0.26%) Chatbot
2 4 (0.21%) SPSS
3 3 (0.16%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.052%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.052%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.052%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.21%) MetaTrader
1 4 (0.21%) Ripple
2 2 (0.10%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.052%) Actimize
3 1 (0.052%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 657 (34.11%) Amazon AWS
2 394 (20.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 185 (9.61%) Google Cloud Platform
4 95 (4.93%) Amazon EMR
5 93 (4.83%) GitHub
6 84 (4.36%) Amazon EC2
7 82 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
8 80 (4.15%) PaaS
8 80 (4.15%) Serverless
9 59 (3.06%) Amazon S3
10 55 (2.86%) SaaS
11 51 (2.65%) AWS Lambda
12 42 (2.18%) AWS CloudFormation
12 42 (2.18%) Slack
13 38 (1.97%) Amazon Kinesis
14 31 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
15 28 (1.45%) IaaS
16 25 (1.30%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
17 24 (1.25%) Azure Data Factory
18 17 (0.88%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 70 (3.63%) HTTP
2 48 (2.49%) Internet
3 34 (1.77%) Firewall
4 22 (1.14%) VPN
5 20 (1.04%) DNS
6 16 (0.83%) Kerberos
6 16 (0.83%) TCP/IP
7 14 (0.73%) SSL
8 12 (0.62%) AMQP
9 10 (0.52%) VLAN
10 6 (0.31%) Extranet
10 6 (0.31%) Network Security
11 5 (0.26%) BIG-IP
11 5 (0.26%) Intranet
12 4 (0.21%) SSH
13 3 (0.16%) WAN
14 2 (0.10%) HTTPS
14 2 (0.10%) LAN
14 2 (0.10%) SMS
14 2 (0.10%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 898 (46.63%) Big Data
2 860 (44.65%) Hadoop
3 600 (31.15%) NoSQL
4 444 (23.05%) Apache Cassandra
5 433 (22.48%) Apache Hive
6 379 (19.68%) MongoDB
7 257 (13.34%) HBase
8 217 (11.27%) MySQL
9 198 (10.28%) PostgreSQL
10 181 (9.40%) Data Warehouse
11 172 (8.93%) Amazon Redshift
12 167 (8.67%) SQL Server
13 159 (8.26%) Relational Database
14 154 (8.00%) Impala
15 149 (7.74%) Redis
16 143 (7.42%) Flink
17 121 (6.28%) Power BI
18 90 (4.67%) Data Lake
19 82 (4.26%) Couchbase
20 70 (3.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 244 (12.67%) Jenkins
2 210 (10.90%) Git (software)
3 129 (6.70%) JIRA
4 89 (4.62%) Maven
5 73 (3.79%) JUnit
6 55 (2.86%) Selenium
7 52 (2.70%) Gradle
8 49 (2.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 48 (2.49%) CircleCI
10 45 (2.34%) Cucumber
10 45 (2.34%) Octopus Deploy
11 43 (2.23%) GitLab
12 34 (1.77%) EasyMock
12 34 (1.77%) Eclipse
13 33 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
14 31 (1.61%) Subversion
15 30 (1.56%) JMeter
15 30 (1.56%) TeamCity
16 28 (1.45%) GoCD
17 24 (1.25%) SoapUI
General
1 479 (24.87%) Finance
2 185 (9.61%) Banking
3 158 (8.20%) Retail
4 138 (7.17%) Games
4 138 (7.17%) Telecoms
5 85 (4.41%) Investment Banking
6 69 (3.58%) Law
7 68 (3.53%) Marketing
8 48 (2.49%) Military
9 46 (2.39%) Financial Institution
10 40 (2.08%) Automotive
11 34 (1.77%) Electronics
12 32 (1.66%) Manufacturing
13 31 (1.61%) Front Office
14 27 (1.40%) Advertising
15 16 (0.83%) Retail Banking
16 15 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
17 11 (0.57%) Online Betting
18 3 (0.16%) French Language
18 3 (0.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 803 (41.69%) Developer
2 372 (19.31%) Java Developer
3 305 (15.84%) Data Engineer
4 204 (10.59%) Big Data Engineer
5 194 (10.07%) Architect
6 175 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 140 (7.27%) Software Engineer
8 124 (6.44%) DevOps Engineer
9 117 (6.07%) Data Architect
10 103 (5.35%) Big Data Developer
11 94 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
12 84 (4.36%) Java Engineer
13 79 (4.10%) Senior Data Engineer
14 77 (4.00%) Scala Developer
15 68 (3.53%) Consultant
16 66 (3.43%) Data Scientist
17 60 (3.12%) Hadoop Engineer
18 59 (3.06%) Big Data Architect
19 58 (3.01%) Full Stack Developer
20 53 (2.75%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 362 (18.80%) Spring
2 274 (14.23%) RESTful
3 261 (13.55%) Web Services
4 260 (13.50%) RabbitMQ
5 245 (12.72%) AngularJS
6 229 (11.89%) Node.js
7 196 (10.18%) REST
8 193 (10.02%) .NET
9 180 (9.35%) React
10 143 (7.42%) HTML
11 128 (6.65%) HTML5
12 126 (6.54%) Spring Boot
13 118 (6.13%) Spark Streaming
14 102 (5.30%) JSON
15 100 (5.19%) ActiveMQ
16 99 (5.14%) Hibernate
17 91 (4.72%) Middleware
18 90 (4.67%) CSS
19 86 (4.47%) Akka
20 82 (4.26%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 168 (8.72%) Fintech
2 167 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
3 139 (7.22%) Algorithms
4 110 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
5 79 (4.10%) Self-Motivation
6 65 (3.37%) User Experience
7 52 (2.70%) Data Structures
8 43 (2.23%) Derivative
9 41 (2.13%) Social Network
10 39 (2.02%) Linux Command Line
11 38 (1.97%) Blog
12 35 (1.82%) Public Cloud
13 30 (1.56%) Cyberthreat
13 30 (1.56%) Mobile App
14 28 (1.45%) Cloud Native
14 28 (1.45%) Hedge funds
15 27 (1.40%) Data Centre
16 23 (1.19%) Replication
16 23 (1.19%) Virtual Team
17 21 (1.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 430 (22.33%) Linux
2 176 (9.14%) Unix
3 70 (3.63%) Windows
4 38 (1.97%) CentOS
5 25 (1.30%) Ubuntu
6 18 (0.93%) Android
7 16 (0.83%) Solaris
7 16 (0.83%) Windows Server
8 14 (0.73%) Windows 10
8 14 (0.73%) Windows 7
8 14 (0.73%) Windows 8
9 13 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (0.57%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.26%) DC/OS
11 5 (0.26%) VMS
12 4 (0.21%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.16%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.10%) CoreOS
14 2 (0.10%) Mesosphere
15 1 (0.052%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,019 (52.91%) Agile Software Development
2 547 (28.40%) DevOps
3 514 (26.69%) Microservices
4 499 (25.91%) Software Engineering
5 388 (20.15%) TDD
6 358 (18.59%) Analytics
7 304 (15.78%) Open Source
8 302 (15.68%) Continuous Integration
9 290 (15.06%) Data Modelling
10 286 (14.85%) Scrum
11 282 (14.64%) Data Science
12 257 (13.34%) Machine Learning
13 234 (12.15%) Problem-Solving
14 222 (11.53%) Business Intelligence
15 208 (10.80%) ETL
16 205 (10.64%) Computer Science
17 194 (10.07%) Data Engineering
18 185 (9.61%) Test Automation
19 162 (8.41%) SDLC
20 149 (7.74%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 1,147 (59.55%) Java
2 798 (41.43%) Python
3 570 (29.60%) SQL
4 524 (27.21%) Scala
5 266 (13.81%) JavaScript
6 265 (13.76%) Java 8
7 186 (9.66%) C#
8 151 (7.84%) Go
9 126 (6.54%) C++
10 101 (5.24%) R
11 97 (5.04%) Ruby
12 85 (4.41%) Bash Shell
13 74 (3.84%) Shell Script
14 52 (2.70%) Kotlin
15 50 (2.60%) TypeScript
16 49 (2.54%) PL/SQL
17 47 (2.44%) PHP
18 46 (2.39%) Perl
19 34 (1.77%) Clojure
20 24 (1.25%) C
Qualifications
1 321 (16.67%) Degree
2 133 (6.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 46 (2.39%) Security Cleared
4 39 (2.02%) Numerate Degree
5 24 (1.25%) DV Cleared
6 22 (1.14%) SC Cleared
7 20 (1.04%) Master's Degree
8 13 (0.67%) PhD
9 4 (0.21%) RHCE
9 4 (0.21%) RHCSA
10 3 (0.16%) CCENT
10 3 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.16%) TOGAF Certification
11 2 (0.10%) ISEB
11 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.052%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.052%) CESG Certified Professional
12 1 (0.052%) CISM
12 1 (0.052%) CISSP
12 1 (0.052%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (5.04%) QA
2 50 (2.60%) Data Quality
3 22 (1.14%) MiFID
4 11 (0.57%) GDPR
5 2 (0.10%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.052%) EMIR
6 1 (0.052%) HL7
6 1 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.052%) PMO
6 1 (0.052%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.052%) SEPA
6 1 (0.052%) SLA
System Software
1 536 (27.83%) Docker
2 146 (7.58%) HDFS
3 137 (7.11%) Apache Flume
4 97 (5.04%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 30 (1.56%) Active Directory
6 17 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (0.42%) Hyper-V
8 8 (0.42%) vSphere
9 7 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.10%) GridGain
11 2 (0.10%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.052%) Firmware
12 1 (0.052%) Snort
Systems Management
1 320 (16.61%) Kubernetes
2 184 (9.55%) Terraform
3 169 (8.77%) Hadoop YARN
4 161 (8.36%) Ansible
5 155 (8.05%) Oozie
6 135 (7.01%) Puppet
7 96 (4.98%) Opscode Chef
8 80 (4.15%) Mesos
9 74 (3.84%) Prometheus
10 72 (3.74%) Kibana
11 60 (3.12%) Grafana
12 45 (2.34%) logstash
13 26 (1.35%) Docker Swarm
14 23 (1.19%) Ambari
15 18 (0.93%) Nagios
16 16 (0.83%) Rancher
17 15 (0.78%) Automic
17 15 (0.78%) ZABBIX
18 14 (0.73%) Graphite
19 13 (0.67%) Marathon
Vendors
1 253 (13.14%) Oracle
2 185 (9.61%) Hortonworks
3 168 (8.72%) Microsoft
4 162 (8.41%) Cloudera
5 152 (7.89%) Google
6 123 (6.39%) Tableau
7 100 (5.19%) SAP
8 88 (4.57%) MapR
9 87 (4.52%) Databricks
10 46 (2.39%) IBM
10 46 (2.39%) Talend
11 42 (2.18%) CA Agile Central
12 37 (1.92%) Informatica
13 34 (1.77%) Telerik
13 34 (1.77%) TIBCO
14 32 (1.66%) Red Hat
15 29 (1.51%) Cadence
16 28 (1.45%) Splunk
17 25 (1.30%) VMware
18 23 (1.19%) HP