Period
to 22 April 2019

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 22 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
England > London
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 137 206 338
Rank change year-on-year +69 +132 +205
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 1,493 1,207 670
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.46% 1.72% 0.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.15% 4.31% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,199 956 591
London median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% - +3.57%
10th Percentile £51,250 £50,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £68,750 £70,000
% change year-on-year +1.82% -1.79% +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 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 24,277 28,007 27,624
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 40.05% 40.01% 40.27%
Number of salaries quoted 20,134 23,466 23,837
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £35,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £87,500
England median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.00% +5.26% -

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 22 April 2019.

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 22 April 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
Central London +84 291 £75,000 +3.45% 28
West London +50 41 £60,000 - 10
East London +22 14 £62,500 -16.67% 1
South London +3 14 £55,000 -35.29% 1
Kafka
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 London region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 946 (63.36%) Java
2 790 (52.91%) Agile Software Development
3 783 (52.44%) Big Data
4 738 (49.43%) Python
5 735 (49.23%) Apache Spark
6 688 (46.08%) Hadoop
7 660 (44.21%) Amazon AWS
8 545 (36.50%) Docker
9 539 (36.10%) NoSQL
10 488 (32.69%) Scala
11 466 (31.21%) Software Engineering
12 465 (31.15%) DevOps
13 434 (29.07%) Microservices
14 406 (27.19%) SQL
15 370 (24.78%) Analytics
16 364 (24.38%) Kubernetes
17 359 (24.05%) Apache Hive
18 346 (23.17%) Apache Cassandra
19 343 (22.97%) Finance
20 320 (21.43%) TDD
21 318 (21.30%) Microsoft Azure
22 307 (20.56%) Machine Learning
23 306 (20.50%) HBase
24 292 (19.56%) Linux
25 280 (18.75%) Google Cloud Platform
26 271 (18.15%) Scrum
27 270 (18.08%) Data Science
28 262 (17.55%) Elasticsearch
29 261 (17.48%) Spring
30 232 (15.54%) MongoDB

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
1 735 (49.23%) Apache Spark
2 262 (17.55%) Elasticsearch
3 190 (12.73%) Apache Pig
4 165 (11.05%) Apache
5 90 (6.03%) Apache Solr
6 49 (3.28%) Confluence
7 16 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
8 12 (0.80%) Apache Airflow
9 11 (0.74%) nginx
9 11 (0.74%) SAS
9 11 (0.74%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.47%) IIS
10 7 (0.47%) Jupyter
11 6 (0.40%) GeoServer
11 6 (0.40%) Liferay
11 6 (0.40%) Oracle Spatial
12 4 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.27%) Mule
12 4 (0.27%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.20%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.20%) SPSS
3 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.067%) Stata
Business Applications
1 5 (0.33%) MetaTrader
2 4 (0.27%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.13%) ReMetrica
3 2 (0.13%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 1 (0.067%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.067%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 660 (44.21%) Amazon AWS
2 318 (21.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 280 (18.75%) Google Cloud Platform
4 68 (4.55%) Serverless
5 61 (4.09%) AWS Lambda
6 59 (3.95%) GitHub
7 54 (3.62%) Amazon EMR
8 51 (3.42%) Amazon S3
9 43 (2.88%) Amazon Kinesis
10 42 (2.81%) Cloud Computing
11 35 (2.34%) Amazon SQS
12 33 (2.21%) PaaS
13 27 (1.81%) OpenShift
14 25 (1.67%) SaaS
15 20 (1.34%) IaaS
16 19 (1.27%) Azure Data Factory
17 18 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
18 17 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
19 14 (0.94%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
20 11 (0.74%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.68%) Firewall
1 40 (2.68%) Internet
2 27 (1.81%) HTTP
3 24 (1.61%) VPN
4 15 (1.00%) AMQP
5 11 (0.74%) SSH
5 11 (0.74%) TCP/IP
5 11 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (0.60%) LAN
6 9 (0.60%) Software-Defined Networking
6 9 (0.60%) WAN
7 8 (0.54%) BIG-IP
7 8 (0.54%) DNS
8 7 (0.47%) DMZ
9 4 (0.27%) Kerberos
9 4 (0.27%) VLAN
10 3 (0.20%) MQTT
11 2 (0.13%) Network Security
11 2 (0.13%) SMTP
11 2 (0.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 783 (52.44%) Big Data
2 688 (46.08%) Hadoop
3 539 (36.10%) NoSQL
4 359 (24.05%) Apache Hive
5 346 (23.17%) Apache Cassandra
6 306 (20.50%) HBase
7 232 (15.54%) MongoDB
8 200 (13.40%) Amazon Redshift
9 150 (10.05%) Data Warehouse
10 145 (9.71%) Impala
11 138 (9.24%) MySQL
12 137 (9.18%) Flink
13 136 (9.11%) PostgreSQL
14 107 (7.17%) SQL Server
15 105 (7.03%) Sqoop
16 100 (6.70%) Redis
17 95 (6.36%) Couchbase
18 91 (6.10%) CouchDB
19 89 (5.96%) Relational Database
20 87 (5.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 193 (12.93%) Jenkins
2 136 (9.11%) Git (software)
3 79 (5.29%) Maven
4 63 (4.22%) JIRA
5 48 (3.22%) Cucumber
6 42 (2.81%) JUnit
7 41 (2.75%) Gradle
8 36 (2.41%) GitLab
8 36 (2.41%) Selenium
9 35 (2.34%) Mockito
10 34 (2.28%) CircleCI
11 30 (2.01%) TeamCity
12 26 (1.74%) Travis CI
13 20 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 18 (1.21%) Artifactory
15 17 (1.14%) Gatling
15 17 (1.14%) JMeter
16 14 (0.94%) Sonatype Nexus
16 14 (0.94%) Visual Studio
17 11 (0.74%) SoapUI
General
1 343 (22.97%) Finance
2 154 (10.31%) Law
3 147 (9.85%) Banking
4 136 (9.11%) Military
5 74 (4.96%) Retail
6 51 (3.42%) Games
7 44 (2.95%) Telecoms
8 31 (2.08%) Publishing
9 22 (1.47%) Marketing
10 19 (1.27%) Front Office
11 17 (1.14%) Investment Banking
12 13 (0.87%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.67%) Automotive
14 9 (0.60%) Online Betting
15 7 (0.47%) Legal
16 6 (0.40%) Retail Banking
17 5 (0.33%) Back Office
18 3 (0.20%) General Ledger
18 3 (0.20%) International Banking
19 2 (0.13%) French Language
Job Titles
1 478 (32.02%) Developer
2 363 (24.31%) Data Engineer
3 265 (17.75%) Java Developer
4 236 (15.81%) Big Data Engineer
5 149 (9.98%) Architect
6 133 (8.91%) Software Engineer
7 111 (7.43%) DevOps Engineer
8 98 (6.56%) Data Architect
8 98 (6.56%) Hadoop Engineer
9 83 (5.56%) Senior Developer
10 79 (5.29%) Big Data Architect
11 75 (5.02%) Java Engineer
12 74 (4.96%) Senior Data Engineer
13 57 (3.82%) Big Data Developer
14 53 (3.55%) Senior Java Developer
15 48 (3.22%) Solutions Architect
16 44 (2.95%) Python Engineer
16 44 (2.95%) Senior Software Engineer
17 43 (2.88%) Junior
18 41 (2.75%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 261 (17.48%) Spring
2 181 (12.12%) RESTful
3 154 (10.31%) Node.js
4 146 (9.78%) REST
5 143 (9.58%) Web Services
6 123 (8.24%) Apache NiFi
7 117 (7.84%) Spring Boot
8 112 (7.50%) .NET
8 112 (7.50%) React
9 110 (7.37%) RabbitMQ
10 95 (6.36%) AngularJS
11 81 (5.43%) Spark Streaming
12 76 (5.09%) Elastic Stack
13 63 (4.22%) Redux
14 58 (3.88%) HTML
15 51 (3.42%) Hibernate
16 43 (2.88%) JSON
17 41 (2.75%) JMS
18 40 (2.68%) Akka
18 40 (2.68%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 180 (12.06%) Fintech
2 131 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (4.69%) Data Structures
4 66 (4.42%) Algorithms
5 61 (4.09%) Greenfield Project
6 55 (3.68%) Cloud Native
7 49 (3.28%) User Experience
8 33 (2.21%) Mobile App
9 24 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
10 21 (1.41%) Virtual Team
11 19 (1.27%) Hedge funds
11 19 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
12 16 (1.07%) Public Cloud
13 15 (1.00%) NHS
14 14 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 13 (0.87%) Data Centre
16 12 (0.80%) Credit Risk
17 11 (0.74%) Blog
17 11 (0.74%) Derivative
18 10 (0.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 292 (19.56%) Linux
2 69 (4.62%) Unix
3 33 (2.21%) Windows
4 22 (1.47%) Mac OS X
5 19 (1.27%) Android
6 15 (1.00%) Ubuntu
7 14 (0.94%) Apple iOS
8 11 (0.74%) CentOS
9 9 (0.60%) Windows Server
10 6 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.33%) Debian
11 5 (0.33%) Fedora
12 4 (0.27%) Solaris
13 2 (0.13%) CoreOS
13 2 (0.13%) DC/OS
13 2 (0.13%) Mesosphere
14 1 (0.067%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.067%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 790 (52.91%) Agile Software Development
2 466 (31.21%) Software Engineering
3 465 (31.15%) DevOps
4 434 (29.07%) Microservices
5 370 (24.78%) Analytics
6 320 (21.43%) TDD
7 307 (20.56%) Machine Learning
8 271 (18.15%) Scrum
9 270 (18.08%) Data Science
10 209 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
11 205 (13.73%) ETL
12 190 (12.73%) Data Modelling
13 170 (11.39%) Computer Science
14 163 (10.92%) Business Intelligence
14 163 (10.92%) Open Source
15 162 (10.85%) MapReduce
16 157 (10.52%) Data Engineering
17 154 (10.31%) Data Analytics
18 138 (9.24%) BDD
19 134 (8.98%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 946 (63.36%) Java
2 738 (49.43%) Python
3 488 (32.69%) Scala
4 406 (27.19%) SQL
5 181 (12.12%) Java 8
6 163 (10.92%) JavaScript
7 107 (7.17%) Go
8 105 (7.03%) C#
9 84 (5.63%) Bash Shell
10 76 (5.09%) C++
11 71 (4.76%) Ruby
12 65 (4.35%) Kotlin
13 51 (3.42%) Clojure
14 40 (2.68%) PHP
15 38 (2.55%) R
16 37 (2.48%) PL/SQL
17 31 (2.08%) TypeScript
18 26 (1.74%) Shell Script
19 20 (1.34%) Groovy
20 18 (1.21%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 170 (11.39%) Degree
2 92 (6.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (1.94%) Numerate Degree
3 29 (1.94%) Security Cleared
4 17 (1.14%) PhD
4 17 (1.14%) SC Cleared
5 14 (0.94%) DV Cleared
6 8 (0.54%) Master's Degree
7 5 (0.33%) TOGAF Certification
8 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.13%) CEH
9 2 (0.13%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.067%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.067%) CISM
10 1 (0.067%) CISSP
10 1 (0.067%) MBA
10 1 (0.067%) RHCE
10 1 (0.067%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (2.48%) QA
2 20 (1.34%) Data Quality
3 17 (1.14%) GDPR
4 9 (0.60%) MiFID
5 6 (0.40%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.067%) COBIT
7 1 (0.067%) EMIR
System Software
1 545 (36.50%) Docker
2 141 (9.44%) Apache Flume
3 127 (8.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 84 (5.63%) HDFS
5 9 (0.60%) Active Directory
6 6 (0.40%) etcd
7 5 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.20%) Firmware
8 3 (0.20%) GridGain
9 2 (0.13%) Snort
9 2 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.067%) iptables
10 1 (0.067%) KVM
10 1 (0.067%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.067%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.067%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 364 (24.38%) Kubernetes
2 184 (12.32%) Oozie
3 171 (11.45%) Terraform
4 166 (11.12%) Ansible
5 138 (9.24%) Hadoop YARN
6 104 (6.97%) Mesos
7 68 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
8 64 (4.29%) Puppet
9 61 (4.09%) Ambari
10 59 (3.95%) Marathon
11 58 (3.88%) Prometheus
12 38 (2.55%) Kibana
13 28 (1.88%) Grafana
14 27 (1.81%) Rancher
15 20 (1.34%) logstash
16 16 (1.07%) Packer
17 12 (0.80%) Consul
18 11 (0.74%) systemd
19 9 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
19 9 (0.60%) SCCM
Vendors
1 225 (15.07%) Cloudera
2 176 (11.79%) Hortonworks
3 146 (9.78%) Oracle
4 118 (7.90%) Google
5 117 (7.84%) Databricks
6 107 (7.17%) MapR
7 82 (5.49%) Microsoft
8 75 (5.02%) Tableau
9 60 (4.02%) Talend
10 59 (3.95%) IBM
11 56 (3.75%) Informatica
12 34 (2.28%) Red Hat
13 32 (2.14%) Splunk
14 31 (2.08%) TIBCO
15 21 (1.41%) Cognizant
16 18 (1.21%) WorldPay
17 17 (1.14%) AppDynamics
18 16 (1.07%) Greenplum
18 16 (1.07%) HP
18 16 (1.07%) SAP