Period
to 18 November 2017

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

Apache Kafka
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 390 697 913
Rank change year-on-year +307 +216 +252
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 1335 543 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.80% 0.30% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.98% 0.78% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1035 453 310
England median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% +3.70% +12.50%
10th Percentile £43,750 £45,000 £42,375
90th Percentile £100,000 £105,000 £90,500
UK median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -3.57% +3.70% +12.50%

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 67521 69984 78648
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.26% 39.05% 38.17%
Number of salaries quoted 56525 61224 67832
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +201 948 £70,000 -9.68% 88
South East +128 140 £62,500 -3.85% 4
North of England +83 86 £50,000 - 23
South West +37 81 £52,500 -12.50% 4
Yorkshire +78 48 £52,500 +7.69% 15
East of England +40 48 £65,000 +52.94% 5
North West +14 38 £47,500 - 8
Midlands +51 31 £52,500 -14.29% 2
East Midlands - 18 £50,000 - 1
West Midlands +23 13 £52,500 -14.29% 1
Kafka
UK

For the 6 months to 18 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 England region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 889 (66.59%) Java
2 742 (55.58%) Agile Software Development
3 600 (44.94%) Apache Spark
4 511 (38.28%) Python
5 496 (37.15%) Hadoop
6 490 (36.70%) Big Data
7 421 (31.54%) Finance
8 409 (30.64%) Amazon AWS
9 390 (29.21%) NoSQL
10 387 (28.99%) TDD
11 381 (28.54%) Docker
12 374 (28.01%) SQL
13 367 (27.49%) Software Engineering
14 358 (26.82%) Scala
15 354 (26.52%) DevOps
16 324 (24.27%) Apache Cassandra
17 316 (23.67%) Microservices
18 310 (23.22%) Spring
19 305 (22.85%) Continuous Integration
19 305 (22.85%) Linux
20 287 (21.50%) Jenkins
21 271 (20.30%) Elasticsearch
22 263 (19.70%) JavaScript
23 245 (18.35%) BDD
24 242 (18.13%) Git (software)
25 239 (17.90%) AngularJS
26 236 (17.68%) RabbitMQ
27 232 (17.38%) Scrum
28 231 (17.30%) MongoDB
29 224 (16.78%) Analytics

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
1 600 (44.94%) Apache Spark
2 271 (20.30%) Elasticsearch
3 200 (14.98%) Apache
4 84 (6.29%) Tomcat
5 67 (5.02%) Apache Solr
6 48 (3.60%) Apache Pig
7 35 (2.62%) WebSphere
8 34 (2.55%) Confluence
9 33 (2.47%) CMS
10 32 (2.40%) WebLogic
11 31 (2.32%) Liferay
12 21 (1.57%) Jetty
13 19 (1.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 19 (1.42%) OpenStack
14 16 (1.20%) Alfresco
15 15 (1.12%) JBoss
15 15 (1.12%) WebLogic Portal
16 13 (0.97%) Apache Airflow
17 11 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
18 10 (0.75%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (0.60%) HipChat
2 6 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.37%) SPSS
4 2 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.075%) Weka
Business Applications
1 5 (0.37%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.075%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 409 (30.64%) Amazon AWS
2 130 (9.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (4.64%) GitHub
4 44 (3.30%) Google Cloud Platform
5 43 (3.22%) IaaS
6 41 (3.07%) Amazon Kinesis
7 40 (3.00%) PaaS
7 40 (3.00%) SaaS
8 34 (2.55%) Amazon EC2
9 32 (2.40%) Amazon S3
10 29 (2.17%) AWS Lambda
10 29 (2.17%) Serverless
11 27 (2.02%) AWS CloudFormation
12 21 (1.57%) Amazon EMR
13 20 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
14 16 (1.20%) Datadog
15 12 (0.90%) OpenShift
16 10 (0.75%) Google Play
16 10 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 9 (0.67%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 40 (3.00%) HTTP
2 29 (2.17%) AMQP
3 23 (1.72%) DNS
4 21 (1.57%) Kerberos
5 19 (1.42%) SSL
6 13 (0.97%) Firewall
7 9 (0.67%) TCP/IP
8 8 (0.60%) VPN
9 7 (0.52%) ICMP
9 7 (0.52%) Internet
10 6 (0.45%) DHCP
10 6 (0.45%) HTTPS
10 6 (0.45%) SSH
11 4 (0.30%) LDAP
12 2 (0.15%) GSM
12 2 (0.15%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (0.15%) LTE
12 2 (0.15%) RTP
12 2 (0.15%) SAN
12 2 (0.15%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 496 (37.15%) Hadoop
2 490 (36.70%) Big Data
3 390 (29.21%) NoSQL
4 324 (24.27%) Apache Cassandra
5 231 (17.30%) MongoDB
6 169 (12.66%) Apache Hive
7 159 (11.91%) Relational Database
8 150 (11.24%) SQL Server
9 139 (10.41%) HBase
10 136 (10.19%) MySQL
11 132 (9.89%) Redis
12 113 (8.46%) PostgreSQL
13 75 (5.62%) Data Warehouse
14 69 (5.17%) Neo4j
15 68 (5.09%) RDBMS
16 58 (4.34%) Amazon Redshift
17 56 (4.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 49 (3.67%) Impala
19 44 (3.30%) Riak
20 42 (3.15%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 287 (21.50%) Jenkins
2 242 (18.13%) Git (software)
3 167 (12.51%) Maven
4 104 (7.79%) Cucumber
5 97 (7.27%) JIRA
6 89 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 65 (4.87%) Subversion
8 61 (4.57%) Gradle
9 50 (3.75%) Vagrant
10 42 (3.15%) Selenium
11 41 (3.07%) Bitbucket
12 39 (2.92%) TeamCity
13 38 (2.85%) JUnit
14 30 (2.25%) Eclipse
15 28 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
16 27 (2.02%) SonarQube
17 26 (1.95%) JBehave
18 25 (1.87%) Mercurial
19 23 (1.72%) Travis CI
20 22 (1.65%) IntelliJ
General
1 421 (31.54%) Finance
2 176 (13.18%) Banking
3 90 (6.74%) Front Office
4 86 (6.44%) Marketing
5 76 (5.69%) Investment Banking
6 75 (5.62%) Telecoms
7 62 (4.64%) Retail Banking
8 53 (3.97%) Retail
9 51 (3.82%) Manufacturing
10 49 (3.67%) Electronics
11 48 (3.60%) Games
12 23 (1.72%) Advertising
12 23 (1.72%) Online Betting
13 19 (1.42%) Financial Institution
14 14 (1.05%) Legal
15 11 (0.82%) Publishing
16 4 (0.30%) Military
17 2 (0.15%) Automotive
18 1 (0.075%) iGaming
18 1 (0.075%) Law
Job Titles
1 538 (40.30%) Developer
2 282 (21.12%) Java Developer
3 169 (12.66%) Software Engineer
4 141 (10.56%) Senior Developer
5 140 (10.49%) Data Engineer
6 90 (6.74%) Big Data Engineer
6 90 (6.74%) DevOps Engineer
7 87 (6.52%) Senior Java Developer
8 82 (6.14%) Java Engineer
9 81 (6.07%) Architect
10 60 (4.49%) C# Developer
11 59 (4.42%) Big Data Developer
12 54 (4.04%) Software Developer
13 47 (3.52%) Hadoop Engineer
14 44 (3.30%) Linux Engineer
14 44 (3.30%) Scala Developer
15 43 (3.22%) Java Software Engineer
16 41 (3.07%) .NET Developer
16 41 (3.07%) Software Manager
16 41 (3.07%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 310 (23.22%) Spring
2 239 (17.90%) AngularJS
3 236 (17.68%) RabbitMQ
4 185 (13.86%) Node.js
5 155 (11.61%) REST
6 148 (11.09%) Web Services
7 139 (10.41%) RESTful
8 122 (9.14%) .NET
8 122 (9.14%) React
9 114 (8.54%) HTML
10 104 (7.79%) Hibernate
11 94 (7.04%) ActiveMQ
12 88 (6.59%) JSON
13 85 (6.37%) CSS
14 79 (5.92%) Spring Boot
15 66 (4.94%) HTML5
16 63 (4.72%) Apache Camel
17 60 (4.49%) JMS
18 54 (4.04%) Akka
19 53 (3.97%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 159 (11.91%) Computer Science
2 119 (8.91%) Fintech
3 103 (7.72%) Algorithms
3 103 (7.72%) Greenfield Project
4 95 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
5 63 (4.72%) Derivative
6 37 (2.77%) Data Structures
7 36 (2.70%) Equity Derivative
8 32 (2.40%) Fixed Income
9 30 (2.25%) Equities
10 28 (2.10%) Mobile App
11 23 (1.72%) Data Centre
11 23 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
12 22 (1.65%) User Experience
13 20 (1.50%) Clustering
13 20 (1.50%) Online Games
14 19 (1.42%) Virtual Team
15 16 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
16 15 (1.12%) Over-the-Top Content
16 15 (1.12%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 305 (22.85%) Linux
2 99 (7.42%) Unix
3 52 (3.90%) Ubuntu
4 42 (3.15%) CentOS
5 24 (1.80%) Windows
6 22 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (1.35%) Apple iOS
8 17 (1.27%) Android
9 11 (0.82%) SUSE
10 4 (0.30%) CoreOS
10 4 (0.30%) openSUSE
11 3 (0.22%) Solaris
12 1 (0.075%) AIX
12 1 (0.075%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.075%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 742 (55.58%) Agile Software Development
2 387 (28.99%) TDD
3 367 (27.49%) Software Engineering
4 354 (26.52%) DevOps
5 316 (23.67%) Microservices
6 305 (22.85%) Continuous Integration
7 245 (18.35%) BDD
8 232 (17.38%) Scrum
9 224 (16.78%) Analytics
10 196 (14.68%) Open Source
11 190 (14.23%) Machine Learning
12 178 (13.33%) Test Automation
13 122 (9.14%) OO
14 116 (8.69%) Kanban
15 105 (7.87%) Mentoring
16 102 (7.64%) Business Intelligence
17 98 (7.34%) E-Commerce
18 90 (6.74%) MVC
19 80 (5.99%) Multithreading
20 79 (5.92%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 889 (66.59%) Java
2 511 (38.28%) Python
3 374 (28.01%) SQL
4 358 (26.82%) Scala
5 263 (19.70%) JavaScript
6 217 (16.25%) C#
7 121 (9.06%) Ruby
8 99 (7.42%) C++
9 97 (7.27%) Bash Shell
10 89 (6.67%) Go
11 53 (3.97%) PHP
12 48 (3.60%) Clojure
13 44 (3.30%) R
14 39 (2.92%) ES6
15 32 (2.40%) Perl
16 30 (2.25%) F#
17 27 (2.02%) C
18 26 (1.95%) TypeScript
19 22 (1.65%) Groovy
20 15 (1.12%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 171 (12.81%) Degree
2 74 (5.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (2.17%) PhD
4 23 (1.72%) Security Cleared
5 19 (1.42%) Master's Degree
6 13 (0.97%) SC Cleared
7 11 (0.82%) Numerate Degree
8 6 (0.45%) AWS Certification
8 6 (0.45%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.30%) RHCE
10 2 (0.15%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.075%) CCA
11 1 (0.075%) CCNA
11 1 (0.075%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.075%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.075%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (5.09%) QA
2 25 (1.87%) Data Quality
3 11 (0.82%) MiFID
4 5 (0.37%) SEPA
5 2 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.15%) EMIR
5 2 (0.15%) GCP
5 2 (0.15%) SLA
6 1 (0.075%) GDPR
6 1 (0.075%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 381 (28.54%) Docker
2 95 (7.12%) HDFS
3 81 (6.07%) Apache Flume
4 49 (3.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 8 (0.60%) LXC
6 7 (0.52%) iptables
7 6 (0.45%) Ceph
7 6 (0.45%) etcd
8 5 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 2 (0.15%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.075%) Active Directory
11 1 (0.075%) Cronacle
11 1 (0.075%) Gluster
11 1 (0.075%) GPFS
11 1 (0.075%) GridGain
11 1 (0.075%) Kamailio
11 1 (0.075%) KVM
11 1 (0.075%) MapR-FS
11 1 (0.075%) NFS
Systems Management
1 169 (12.66%) Ansible
2 133 (9.96%) Puppet
3 130 (9.74%) Kubernetes
4 123 (9.21%) Opscode Chef
5 78 (5.84%) Terraform
6 57 (4.27%) Nagios
7 40 (3.00%) Hadoop YARN
8 38 (2.85%) Mesos
9 33 (2.47%) Grafana
9 33 (2.47%) Oozie
10 27 (2.02%) Prometheus
11 22 (1.65%) Kibana
12 19 (1.42%) Cobbler
13 17 (1.27%) logstash
14 16 (1.20%) TeamSite
15 12 (0.90%) Graphite
15 12 (0.90%) Salt
16 11 (0.82%) Consul
17 10 (0.75%) ZABBIX
18 9 (0.67%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 167 (12.51%) Oracle
2 102 (7.64%) Google
3 68 (5.09%) Cloudera
4 65 (4.87%) Microsoft
5 55 (4.12%) SAP
6 37 (2.77%) Splunk
7 35 (2.62%) Hortonworks
7 35 (2.62%) IBM
8 25 (1.87%) RedGate
9 24 (1.80%) Red Hat
10 22 (1.65%) HP
10 22 (1.65%) TIBCO
11 20 (1.50%) Adobe
12 18 (1.35%) MapR
13 17 (1.27%) New Relic
13 17 (1.27%) SaltStack
14 16 (1.20%) OpenText
15 15 (1.12%) BEA
15 15 (1.12%) Rackspace
16 14 (1.05%) Twitter