Period
to 12 December 2018

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

Apache Kafka
England > London
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 262 458
Rank change year-on-year +88 +196 +188
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 1,323 984 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.99% 1.33% 0.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.88% 3.41% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,006 750 388
London median annual salary £73,750 £70,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.36% -9.68% +10.71%
10th Percentile £48,750 £48,750 £52,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £107,500 £105,000
England 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 London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 27,133 28,846 29,936
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 40.78% 38.93% 40.15%
Number of salaries quoted 22,369 23,649 26,270
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £59,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +1.69% +7.27%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,466 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in London

Kafka
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Kafka in London

Kafka
Salary Histogram in London

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

Salary histogram for Kafka in London

Kafka
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kafka within the London 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
Central London +70 288 £75,000 +7.14% 71
West London +47 24 £50,000 -13.04% 46
South London -5 15 £55,000 -33.33% 4
East London +11 14 £76,250 -15.51% 13
Kafka
England

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 London region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 799 (60.39%) Java
2 689 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
3 626 (47.32%) Big Data
4 605 (45.73%) Apache Spark
5 585 (44.22%) Hadoop
6 545 (41.19%) Python
7 475 (35.90%) Amazon AWS
8 407 (30.76%) NoSQL
9 405 (30.61%) Docker
10 401 (30.31%) SQL
11 388 (29.33%) Scala
12 359 (27.14%) Microservices
13 335 (25.32%) Finance
14 325 (24.57%) DevOps
15 323 (24.41%) Apache Cassandra
15 323 (24.41%) Software Engineering
16 293 (22.15%) Apache Hive
17 268 (20.26%) Linux
18 265 (20.03%) TDD
19 256 (19.35%) Elasticsearch
20 249 (18.82%) Kubernetes
21 243 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
22 230 (17.38%) Analytics
23 229 (17.31%) Spring
24 215 (16.25%) MongoDB
25 208 (15.72%) Scrum
26 202 (15.27%) HBase
27 200 (15.12%) RESTful
28 198 (14.97%) Machine Learning
29 194 (14.66%) Problem-Solving

Kafka
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 605 (45.73%) Apache Spark
2 256 (19.35%) Elasticsearch
3 139 (10.51%) Apache
4 113 (8.54%) Apache Pig
5 65 (4.91%) Apache Solr
6 33 (2.49%) Confluence
7 22 (1.66%) Tomcat
8 18 (1.36%) SAS
9 9 (0.68%) nginx
10 8 (0.60%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.53%) IIS
11 7 (0.53%) Mule
11 7 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (0.45%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.30%) Apache Airflow
13 4 (0.30%) Jupyter
13 4 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (0.23%) GeoServer
14 3 (0.23%) Luigi
14 3 (0.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (0.23%) Chatbot
1 3 (0.23%) MS Visio
1 3 (0.23%) SPSS
2 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.076%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.076%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.30%) MetaTrader
2 2 (0.15%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.076%) Actimize
3 1 (0.076%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 475 (35.90%) Amazon AWS
2 243 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 146 (11.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 64 (4.84%) PaaS
5 53 (4.01%) Serverless
6 50 (3.78%) GitHub
7 48 (3.63%) Amazon S3
8 45 (3.40%) Amazon EMR
9 44 (3.33%) AWS Lambda
10 40 (3.02%) SaaS
11 35 (2.65%) Amazon Kinesis
12 34 (2.57%) AWS CloudFormation
13 32 (2.42%) Amazon EC2
14 28 (2.12%) Amazon SQS
15 25 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
16 20 (1.51%) Slack
17 19 (1.44%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
17 19 (1.44%) IaaS
18 14 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
19 12 (0.91%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.19%) HTTP
2 28 (2.12%) Firewall
3 25 (1.89%) Internet
4 18 (1.36%) VPN
5 12 (0.91%) DNS
6 11 (0.83%) TCP/IP
7 10 (0.76%) AMQP
7 10 (0.76%) VLAN
8 7 (0.53%) Kerberos
9 6 (0.45%) SSL
10 5 (0.38%) BIG-IP
11 4 (0.30%) SSH
12 2 (0.15%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.15%) LAN
12 2 (0.15%) Multicast
12 2 (0.15%) Network Security
12 2 (0.15%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.15%) VoIP
12 2 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 626 (47.32%) Big Data
2 585 (44.22%) Hadoop
3 407 (30.76%) NoSQL
4 323 (24.41%) Apache Cassandra
5 293 (22.15%) Apache Hive
6 215 (16.25%) MongoDB
7 202 (15.27%) HBase
8 167 (12.62%) MySQL
9 137 (10.36%) PostgreSQL
10 131 (9.90%) Data Warehouse
11 130 (9.83%) Amazon Redshift
12 112 (8.47%) Impala
13 109 (8.24%) Relational Database
14 105 (7.94%) SQL Server
15 104 (7.86%) Flink
16 93 (7.03%) Redis
17 70 (5.29%) Data Lake
18 68 (5.14%) Couchbase
19 59 (4.46%) CouchDB
19 59 (4.46%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 156 (11.79%) Jenkins
2 132 (9.98%) Git (software)
3 76 (5.74%) Maven
4 50 (3.78%) JIRA
5 45 (3.40%) Octopus Deploy
6 40 (3.02%) JUnit
7 38 (2.87%) CircleCI
8 29 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 27 (2.04%) Selenium
10 26 (1.97%) Cucumber
11 24 (1.81%) GitLab
11 24 (1.81%) Gradle
12 23 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 21 (1.59%) Subversion
14 20 (1.51%) TeamCity
15 19 (1.44%) GoCD
16 16 (1.21%) EasyMock
17 15 (1.13%) Visual Studio
18 14 (1.06%) Eclipse
19 13 (0.98%) Mockito
General
1 335 (25.32%) Finance
2 162 (12.24%) Banking
3 119 (8.99%) Games
4 75 (5.67%) Investment Banking
5 63 (4.76%) Telecoms
6 51 (3.85%) Law
7 50 (3.78%) Retail
8 48 (3.63%) Military
9 38 (2.87%) Financial Institution
9 38 (2.87%) Marketing
10 37 (2.80%) Automotive
11 31 (2.34%) Front Office
12 15 (1.13%) Advertising
13 14 (1.06%) Electronics
14 12 (0.91%) Manufacturing
15 11 (0.83%) Online Betting
15 11 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
15 11 (0.83%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.15%) Billing
16 2 (0.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 578 (43.69%) Developer
2 253 (19.12%) Java Developer
3 242 (18.29%) Data Engineer
4 158 (11.94%) Big Data Engineer
5 119 (8.99%) Architect
6 100 (7.56%) Senior Developer
7 98 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
8 84 (6.35%) Big Data Developer
9 77 (5.82%) Software Engineer
10 76 (5.74%) Data Architect
11 68 (5.14%) Scala Developer
12 59 (4.46%) Senior Java Developer
13 58 (4.38%) Java Engineer
14 51 (3.85%) Big Data Architect
15 47 (3.55%) Senior Data Engineer
16 44 (3.33%) Hadoop Engineer
17 37 (2.80%) Analyst
17 37 (2.80%) Apache Spark Developer
17 37 (2.80%) Full Stack Developer
18 36 (2.72%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (17.31%) Spring
2 200 (15.12%) RESTful
3 164 (12.40%) RabbitMQ
4 144 (10.88%) .NET
4 144 (10.88%) Web Services
5 142 (10.73%) AngularJS
6 137 (10.36%) Node.js
7 136 (10.28%) REST
8 130 (9.83%) React
9 85 (6.42%) Spring Boot
10 80 (6.05%) HTML
11 79 (5.97%) ActiveMQ
12 73 (5.52%) HTML5
13 69 (5.22%) Akka
14 65 (4.91%) Hibernate
14 65 (4.91%) Redux
15 61 (4.61%) Spark Streaming
16 54 (4.08%) .NET Core
17 49 (3.70%) CSS
18 48 (3.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 160 (12.09%) Fintech
2 123 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 87 (6.58%) Greenfield Project
4 83 (6.27%) Algorithms
5 55 (4.16%) Self-Motivation
6 49 (3.70%) Data Structures
7 43 (3.25%) Derivative
8 40 (3.02%) User Experience
9 32 (2.42%) Public Cloud
10 30 (2.27%) Cyberthreat
11 28 (2.12%) Hedge funds
12 25 (1.89%) Blog
13 22 (1.66%) Linux Command Line
14 21 (1.59%) Cloud Native
14 21 (1.59%) Life Science
15 18 (1.36%) Equities
16 17 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 15 (1.13%) Data Centre
17 15 (1.13%) Market Risk
17 15 (1.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 268 (20.26%) Linux
2 121 (9.15%) Unix
3 35 (2.65%) Windows
4 22 (1.66%) Ubuntu
5 19 (1.44%) CentOS
6 18 (1.36%) Android
7 16 (1.21%) Solaris
8 11 (0.83%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.30%) DC/OS
10 4 (0.30%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.15%) Mesosphere
11 2 (0.15%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.076%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.076%) Debian
12 1 (0.076%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.076%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 689 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
2 359 (27.14%) Microservices
3 325 (24.57%) DevOps
4 323 (24.41%) Software Engineering
5 265 (20.03%) TDD
6 230 (17.38%) Analytics
7 208 (15.72%) Scrum
8 198 (14.97%) Machine Learning
9 194 (14.66%) Problem-Solving
10 190 (14.36%) Open Source
11 178 (13.45%) Data Science
12 165 (12.47%) Data Modelling
13 162 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
14 155 (11.72%) ETL
15 141 (10.66%) Computer Science
16 135 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
17 121 (9.15%) Test Automation
18 108 (8.16%) MapReduce
19 107 (8.09%) SDLC
20 104 (7.86%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 799 (60.39%) Java
2 545 (41.19%) Python
3 401 (30.31%) SQL
4 388 (29.33%) Scala
5 188 (14.21%) Java 8
6 182 (13.76%) JavaScript
7 128 (9.67%) C#
8 100 (7.56%) Go
9 88 (6.65%) C++
10 82 (6.20%) Ruby
11 63 (4.76%) Bash Shell
12 48 (3.63%) PL/SQL
13 44 (3.33%) R
14 38 (2.87%) Shell Script
15 37 (2.80%) TypeScript
16 35 (2.65%) Kotlin
17 34 (2.57%) Perl
18 26 (1.97%) PHP
19 20 (1.51%) Clojure
20 19 (1.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 176 (13.30%) Degree
2 85 (6.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (1.59%) Security Cleared
4 15 (1.13%) Master's Degree
5 14 (1.06%) DV Cleared
6 9 (0.68%) PhD
7 6 (0.45%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.30%) RHCE
8 4 (0.30%) RHCSA
9 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.15%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.076%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.076%) CEH
10 1 (0.076%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.076%) CISM
10 1 (0.076%) CISSP
10 1 (0.076%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.076%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (4.01%) QA
2 41 (3.10%) Data Quality
3 22 (1.66%) MiFID
4 3 (0.23%) GDPR
5 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.076%) EMIR
6 1 (0.076%) HL7
6 1 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.076%) SEPA
System Software
1 405 (30.61%) Docker
2 105 (7.94%) Apache Flume
3 104 (7.86%) HDFS
4 74 (5.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 20 (1.51%) Active Directory
6 8 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (0.15%) GridGain
9 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.15%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.076%) Firmware
10 1 (0.076%) Snort
Systems Management
1 249 (18.82%) Kubernetes
2 144 (10.88%) Terraform
3 121 (9.15%) Ansible
4 117 (8.84%) Oozie
5 93 (7.03%) Hadoop YARN
6 80 (6.05%) Puppet
7 79 (5.97%) Mesos
8 65 (4.91%) Prometheus
9 60 (4.54%) Opscode Chef
10 51 (3.85%) Kibana
11 42 (3.17%) Grafana
12 34 (2.57%) logstash
13 21 (1.59%) Docker Swarm
14 18 (1.36%) Ambari
15 15 (1.13%) Automic
16 13 (0.98%) Nagios
17 10 (0.76%) ZABBIX
18 8 (0.60%) ITRS Geneos
18 8 (0.60%) Packer
18 8 (0.60%) Rancher
Vendors
1 183 (13.83%) Oracle
2 138 (10.43%) Hortonworks
3 130 (9.83%) Cloudera
4 118 (8.92%) Google
5 101 (7.63%) Microsoft
6 83 (6.27%) MapR
7 80 (6.05%) Databricks
8 54 (4.08%) Tableau
9 39 (2.95%) Talend
10 36 (2.72%) Informatica
11 35 (2.65%) IBM
12 34 (2.57%) Telerik
13 33 (2.49%) SAP
14 32 (2.42%) TIBCO
15 29 (2.19%) Cadence
16 24 (1.81%) Red Hat
17 21 (1.59%) Facebook
18 20 (1.51%) Vertica
19 19 (1.44%) Solace
19 19 (1.44%) Splunk