The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for Kafka skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Kafka over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 128 150
Rank change year-on-year +33 +22  
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 11 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.88% 0.56% 0.041%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.13% 1.77% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 1
Median salary £60,000 £41,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.57% -30.83%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00%  

Kafka is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 517 623 647
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 41.53% 31.85% 26.65%
Number of salaries quoted 393 570 557
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing Kafka as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in Reading

Kafka
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Kafka in Reading

Kafka
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Kafka in Reading over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Kafka in Reading

Kafka
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Reading region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 14 (73.68%) Apache
2 12 (63.16%) MongoDB
3 11 (57.89%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (52.63%) Git (software)
4 10 (52.63%) Big Data
4 10 (52.63%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (52.63%) Docker
5 9 (47.37%) Kibana
5 9 (47.37%) Jenkins
5 9 (47.37%) High Availability
5 9 (47.37%) nginx
5 9 (47.37%) Hadoop
5 9 (47.37%) NoSQL
5 9 (47.37%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (47.37%) Linux
5 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (42.11%) REST
7 7 (36.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
7 7 (36.84%) Java
8 6 (31.58%) HP
8 6 (31.58%) Dell
8 6 (31.58%) SAN
8 6 (31.58%) VPN
8 6 (31.58%) Cisco
8 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
8 6 (31.58%) MySQL
8 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
8 6 (31.58%) IIS
8 6 (31.58%) Windows

Kafka
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 14 (73.68%) Apache
2 10 (52.63%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (47.37%) nginx
4 6 (31.58%) Apache Solr
4 6 (31.58%) Apache Spark
4 6 (31.58%) IIS
5 3 (15.79%) OpenStack
6 1 (5.26%) Apache Pig
6 1 (5.26%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 9 (47.37%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (31.58%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (31.58%) Amazon ELB
2 6 (31.58%) Amazon S3
2 6 (31.58%) Google App Engine
2 6 (31.58%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (15.79%) IaaS
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (15.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (31.58%) Cisco Nexus
1 6 (31.58%) Cisco PIX
1 6 (31.58%) Firewall
1 6 (31.58%) OpenVPN
1 6 (31.58%) SAN
1 6 (31.58%) VPN
2 3 (15.79%) HTTP
2 3 (15.79%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) MongoDB
2 11 (57.89%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (52.63%) Big Data
4 9 (47.37%) Hadoop
4 9 (47.37%) NoSQL
5 6 (31.58%) Apache Hive
5 6 (31.58%) MySQL
5 6 (31.58%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
6 5 (26.32%) Data Mining
6 5 (26.32%) HBase
6 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
7 4 (21.05%) Neo4j
8 3 (15.79%) Redis
8 3 (15.79%) Riak
9 1 (5.26%) Apache Accumulo
9 1 (5.26%) OrientDB
9 1 (5.26%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Git (software)
2 9 (47.37%) Jenkins
3 6 (31.58%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (21.05%) JIRA
5 3 (15.79%) Bugzilla
5 3 (15.79%) Selenium
5 3 (15.79%) Subversion
5 3 (15.79%) Trac
6 1 (5.26%) gulp
6 1 (5.26%) Mocha
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Big Data Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Data Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Administrator
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 4 (21.05%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Big Data Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Open Source Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Network Systems Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Network Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) REST
2 6 (31.58%) Elastic Stack
2 6 (31.58%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (26.32%) Web Services
4 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
4 4 (21.05%) HTML
5 3 (15.79%) JSON
5 3 (15.79%) Spring
5 3 (15.79%) Spring Cloud
5 3 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (15.79%) WebSockets
5 3 (15.79%) XML
6 1 (5.26%) CSS
6 1 (5.26%) CSS3
6 1 (5.26%) Express
6 1 (5.26%) HTML5
6 1 (5.26%) LESS
6 1 (5.26%) Node.js
6 1 (5.26%) React
6 1 (5.26%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
1 6 (31.58%) Public Cloud
2 5 (26.32%) Algorithms
2 5 (26.32%) Social Media
2 5 (26.32%) Virtual Team
3 3 (15.79%) PKI
4 1 (5.26%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) CentOS
2 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (47.37%) High Availability
2 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
3 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
3 6 (31.58%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (31.58%) Microservices
4 5 (26.32%) Data Cleansing
4 5 (26.32%) Data Visualisation
4 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
4 5 (26.32%) Regression Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Software Architecture
4 5 (26.32%) Visualisation
5 4 (21.05%) Open Source
6 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Defensive Programming
6 3 (15.79%) Logistics
6 3 (15.79%) Memory Management
6 3 (15.79%) SOA
6 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
6 3 (15.79%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
2 4 (21.05%) Python
2 4 (21.05%) Scala
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Docker
2 7 (36.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
3 6 (31.58%) Varnish
4 3 (15.79%) HDFS
4 3 (15.79%) KVM
4 3 (15.79%) VirtualBox
4 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) Kibana
2 6 (31.58%) HAProxy
2 6 (31.58%) logstash
2 6 (31.58%) Puppet
2 6 (31.58%) ZABBIX
3 4 (21.05%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (15.79%) Ambari
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Cisco
1 6 (31.58%) Dell
1 6 (31.58%) HP
1 6 (31.58%) New Relic
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle
3 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
3 3 (15.79%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Hortonworks
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
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