Period
to 25 March 2019

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 25 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
UK > England
6 months to
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 226 333 562
Rank change year-on-year +107 +229 +258
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 2,083 1,588 774
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.51% 0.97% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.84% 2.37% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,619 1,266 671
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57% +3.70%
10th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £45,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £97,500
UK median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57% +3.70%

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 54,235 67,013 65,237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.39% 40.88% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 44,871 57,157 56,405
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +3.26%

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 25 March 2019.

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 25 March 2019. 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 +78 1,481 £75,000 +3.45% 119
South East +127 229 £60,000 -11.11% 14
North of England +111 179 £56,250 +12.50% 13
North West +107 108 £65,000 +36.84% 9
South West +35 96 £60,000 +20.00% 6
Yorkshire +17 57 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Midlands +36 53 £37,500 -31.82% 3
East of England +39 38 £65,000 -10.34% 3
East Midlands +33 27 £50,000 +11.11% 3
West Midlands +19 26 £27,500 -52.17%
North East - 18 £49,337 -
Kafka
UK

For the 6 months to 25 March 2019, 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 1,336 (64.14%) Java
2 1,124 (53.96%) Agile Software Development
3 995 (47.77%) Big Data
4 978 (46.95%) Python
5 957 (45.94%) Apache Spark
5 957 (45.94%) Hadoop
6 818 (39.27%) Amazon AWS
7 702 (33.70%) NoSQL
8 673 (32.31%) Docker
9 662 (31.78%) Software Engineering
10 656 (31.49%) DevOps
11 611 (29.33%) Scala
12 588 (28.23%) Microservices
13 533 (25.59%) SQL
14 491 (23.57%) Apache Cassandra
15 488 (23.43%) Finance
16 465 (22.32%) Kubernetes
17 461 (22.13%) Analytics
18 456 (21.89%) Linux
19 447 (21.46%) Apache Hive
20 428 (20.55%) MongoDB
21 425 (20.40%) TDD
22 417 (20.02%) Spring
23 402 (19.30%) Microsoft Azure
24 395 (18.96%) Machine Learning
25 373 (17.91%) Scrum
26 369 (17.71%) Elasticsearch
27 364 (17.47%) Data Science
28 357 (17.14%) HBase
29 324 (15.55%) Continuous Integration

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
1 957 (45.94%) Apache Spark
2 369 (17.71%) Elasticsearch
3 281 (13.49%) Apache
4 184 (8.83%) Apache Pig
5 93 (4.46%) Apache Solr
5 93 (4.46%) Confluence
6 53 (2.54%) SAS
7 32 (1.54%) Tomcat
8 15 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
8 15 (0.72%) nginx
9 12 (0.58%) Apache Airflow
10 9 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 8 (0.38%) Liferay
12 7 (0.34%) Jupyter
12 7 (0.34%) Mule
12 7 (0.34%) NServiceBus
13 6 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (0.29%) GeoServer
13 6 (0.29%) IIS
13 6 (0.29%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 5 (0.24%) SPSS
2 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.096%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.096%) Gephi
3 2 (0.096%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.096%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.096%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.048%) Weka
Business Applications
1 8 (0.38%) Ripple
2 5 (0.24%) MetaTrader
2 5 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.19%) Distributed Ledger
4 2 (0.096%) ReMetrica
4 2 (0.096%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 1 (0.048%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.048%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 818 (39.27%) Amazon AWS
2 402 (19.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 296 (14.21%) Google Cloud Platform
4 108 (5.18%) GitHub
5 101 (4.85%) Cloud Computing
6 97 (4.66%) Amazon EMR
7 95 (4.56%) Serverless
8 74 (3.55%) AWS Lambda
9 72 (3.46%) Amazon S3
10 71 (3.41%) Amazon EC2
11 59 (2.83%) PaaS
12 53 (2.54%) SaaS
13 44 (2.11%) Amazon SQS
13 44 (2.11%) AWS CloudFormation
14 43 (2.06%) Slack
15 37 (1.78%) Amazon Kinesis
16 29 (1.39%) IaaS
17 25 (1.20%) Apigee
17 25 (1.20%) Azure Data Factory
18 22 (1.06%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 75 (3.60%) HTTP
2 63 (3.02%) Internet
3 50 (2.40%) Firewall
4 35 (1.68%) VPN
5 19 (0.91%) AMQP
6 18 (0.86%) DNS
6 18 (0.86%) TCP/IP
7 12 (0.58%) Kerberos
7 12 (0.58%) Network Security
8 11 (0.53%) SSH
9 10 (0.48%) BIG-IP
9 10 (0.48%) VLAN
10 7 (0.34%) SSL
10 7 (0.34%) WAN
10 7 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (0.29%) DMZ
11 6 (0.29%) LAN
11 6 (0.29%) Software-Defined Networking
12 5 (0.24%) Intranet
13 4 (0.19%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 995 (47.77%) Big Data
2 957 (45.94%) Hadoop
3 702 (33.70%) NoSQL
4 491 (23.57%) Apache Cassandra
5 447 (21.46%) Apache Hive
6 428 (20.55%) MongoDB
7 357 (17.14%) HBase
8 226 (10.85%) Amazon Redshift
8 226 (10.85%) MySQL
9 220 (10.56%) PostgreSQL
10 185 (8.88%) Redis
11 180 (8.64%) Data Warehouse
11 180 (8.64%) Impala
12 177 (8.50%) Flink
13 150 (7.20%) SQL Server
14 149 (7.15%) Relational Database
15 118 (5.66%) Couchbase
16 114 (5.47%) Sqoop
17 108 (5.18%) Data Lake
18 103 (4.94%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 315 (15.12%) Jenkins
2 232 (11.14%) Git (software)
3 178 (8.55%) JIRA
4 143 (6.87%) Maven
5 78 (3.74%) Cucumber
6 74 (3.55%) Selenium
7 68 (3.26%) JUnit
8 51 (2.45%) CircleCI
8 51 (2.45%) Gradle
9 47 (2.26%) Eclipse
10 45 (2.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 45 (2.16%) Mockito
11 44 (2.11%) JMeter
12 43 (2.06%) GitLab
13 34 (1.63%) TeamCity
14 28 (1.34%) Subversion
15 26 (1.25%) Bitbucket
16 25 (1.20%) GoCD
16 25 (1.20%) SoapUI
17 23 (1.10%) EasyMock
General
1 488 (23.43%) Finance
2 183 (8.79%) Retail
3 159 (7.63%) Military
4 158 (7.59%) Banking
5 148 (7.11%) Law
6 115 (5.52%) Telecoms
7 70 (3.36%) Games
8 56 (2.69%) Marketing
9 27 (1.30%) Electronics
9 27 (1.30%) Investment Banking
9 27 (1.30%) Manufacturing
10 24 (1.15%) Publishing
11 19 (0.91%) Automotive
12 16 (0.77%) Front Office
13 14 (0.67%) Financial Institution
14 12 (0.58%) Retail Banking
15 11 (0.53%) Advertising
16 9 (0.43%) Online Betting
17 7 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
18 5 (0.24%) Legal
Job Titles
1 696 (33.41%) Developer
2 419 (20.12%) Data Engineer
3 385 (18.48%) Java Developer
4 271 (13.01%) Big Data Engineer
5 219 (10.51%) Architect
6 214 (10.27%) Software Engineer
7 155 (7.44%) Senior Developer
8 145 (6.96%) DevOps Engineer
9 131 (6.29%) Java Engineer
10 130 (6.24%) Data Architect
11 92 (4.42%) Senior Data Engineer
12 91 (4.37%) Hadoop Engineer
12 91 (4.37%) Senior Java Developer
13 87 (4.18%) Java Software Engineer
14 86 (4.13%) Big Data Architect
15 75 (3.60%) Big Data Developer
16 66 (3.17%) Python Engineer
17 63 (3.02%) Consultant
18 58 (2.78%) Data Scientist
18 58 (2.78%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 417 (20.02%) Spring
2 274 (13.15%) RESTful
3 269 (12.91%) Web Services
4 223 (10.71%) Node.js
5 203 (9.75%) RabbitMQ
6 194 (9.31%) REST
7 178 (8.55%) React
8 174 (8.35%) AngularJS
9 171 (8.21%) Spring Boot
10 156 (7.49%) .NET
11 141 (6.77%) Spark Streaming
12 137 (6.58%) Apache NiFi
13 115 (5.52%) HTML
14 99 (4.75%) Hibernate
15 94 (4.51%) HTML5
16 84 (4.03%) Elastic Stack
17 82 (3.94%) JSON
18 81 (3.89%) CSS
19 73 (3.50%) Akka
20 68 (3.26%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 194 (9.31%) Fintech
2 168 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
3 127 (6.10%) Algorithms
4 93 (4.46%) Greenfield Project
5 84 (4.03%) User Experience
6 68 (3.26%) Cloud Native
6 68 (3.26%) Data Structures
7 66 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
8 40 (1.92%) Blog
9 34 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
10 33 (1.58%) Mobile App
11 26 (1.25%) Public Cloud
12 25 (1.20%) Social Network
13 21 (1.01%) Hedge funds
13 21 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
14 20 (0.96%) Virtual Team
15 18 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 17 (0.82%) Data Centre
16 17 (0.82%) Derivative
17 16 (0.77%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 456 (21.89%) Linux
2 143 (6.87%) Unix
3 85 (4.08%) Windows
4 37 (1.78%) CentOS
5 28 (1.34%) Ubuntu
6 24 (1.15%) Android
7 22 (1.06%) Mac OS X
8 18 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (0.82%) Apple iOS
9 17 (0.82%) Solaris
10 14 (0.67%) Windows Server
11 10 (0.48%) Fedora
12 8 (0.38%) Windows 10
12 8 (0.38%) Windows 7
12 8 (0.38%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.24%) Amazon Linux
13 5 (0.24%) Debian
14 3 (0.14%) DC/OS
15 2 (0.096%) Mesosphere
16 1 (0.048%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,124 (53.96%) Agile Software Development
2 662 (31.78%) Software Engineering
3 656 (31.49%) DevOps
4 588 (28.23%) Microservices
5 461 (22.13%) Analytics
6 425 (20.40%) TDD
7 395 (18.96%) Machine Learning
8 373 (17.91%) Scrum
9 364 (17.47%) Data Science
10 324 (15.55%) Continuous Integration
11 296 (14.21%) Open Source
12 292 (14.02%) Data Modelling
13 248 (11.91%) Data Engineering
14 246 (11.81%) Computer Science
14 246 (11.81%) ETL
15 239 (11.47%) Business Intelligence
16 221 (10.61%) Artificial Intelligence
17 188 (9.03%) Problem-Solving
18 186 (8.93%) Data Analytics
19 171 (8.21%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 1,336 (64.14%) Java
2 978 (46.95%) Python
3 611 (29.33%) Scala
4 533 (25.59%) SQL
5 302 (14.50%) Java 8
6 276 (13.25%) JavaScript
7 150 (7.20%) C#
7 150 (7.20%) Go
8 119 (5.71%) C++
9 107 (5.14%) Ruby
10 98 (4.70%) Bash Shell
11 91 (4.37%) Kotlin
12 82 (3.94%) R
13 71 (3.41%) Clojure
14 53 (2.54%) PHP
15 45 (2.16%) Shell Script
16 44 (2.11%) C
16 44 (2.11%) PL/SQL
17 42 (2.02%) TypeScript
18 33 (1.58%) Perl
Qualifications
1 299 (14.35%) Degree
2 146 (7.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 65 (3.12%) Security Cleared
4 53 (2.54%) Numerate Degree
5 34 (1.63%) BPSS Clearance
6 27 (1.30%) DV Cleared
7 26 (1.25%) SC Cleared
8 19 (0.91%) PhD
9 11 (0.53%) Master's Degree
10 6 (0.29%) TOGAF Certification
11 4 (0.19%) AWS Certification
11 4 (0.19%) RHCE
11 4 (0.19%) RHCSA
12 3 (0.14%) CCENT
12 3 (0.14%) CISSP
12 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.096%) CEH
13 2 (0.096%) ISEB
13 2 (0.096%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.048%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (3.17%) QA
2 36 (1.73%) Data Quality
3 25 (1.20%) GDPR
4 14 (0.67%) MiFID
5 7 (0.34%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.048%) COBIT
7 1 (0.048%) EMIR
7 1 (0.048%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.048%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.048%) PMO
7 1 (0.048%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.048%) SLA
System Software
1 673 (32.31%) Docker
2 182 (8.74%) Apache Flume
3 117 (5.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 113 (5.42%) HDFS
5 30 (1.44%) Active Directory
6 9 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (0.29%) etcd
9 5 (0.24%) Squid
10 4 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.14%) Firmware
11 3 (0.14%) GridGain
11 3 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
12 2 (0.096%) Hyper-V
12 2 (0.096%) Snort
12 2 (0.096%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.048%) iptables
13 1 (0.048%) KVM
Systems Management
1 465 (22.32%) Kubernetes
2 250 (12.00%) Terraform
3 204 (9.79%) Oozie
4 202 (9.70%) Ansible
5 174 (8.35%) Hadoop YARN
6 140 (6.72%) Mesos
7 122 (5.86%) Puppet
8 109 (5.23%) Opscode Chef
9 75 (3.60%) Marathon
10 72 (3.46%) Prometheus
11 57 (2.74%) Ambari
12 55 (2.64%) Kibana
13 45 (2.16%) Grafana
14 25 (1.20%) Rancher
15 22 (1.06%) logstash
16 20 (0.96%) Packer
17 14 (0.67%) Docker Swarm
18 13 (0.62%) Consul
18 13 (0.62%) Nagios
19 11 (0.53%) systemd
Vendors
1 273 (13.11%) Oracle
2 250 (12.00%) Cloudera
3 209 (10.03%) Hortonworks
4 154 (7.39%) Google
5 138 (6.63%) Microsoft
6 124 (5.95%) Tableau
7 117 (5.62%) Databricks
8 114 (5.47%) MapR
9 75 (3.60%) SAP
10 69 (3.31%) IBM
11 61 (2.93%) Talend
12 59 (2.83%) Informatica
13 53 (2.54%) Red Hat
14 40 (1.92%) Splunk
15 39 (1.87%) CA Agile Central
16 36 (1.73%) TIBCO
17 28 (1.34%) Atlassian
18 20 (0.96%) HP
19 19 (0.91%) Cognizant
19 19 (0.91%) Vertica