Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 420 542 619
Rank change year-on-year +122 +77 +6
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 136 46 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.44% 0.13% 0.085%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.05% 0.34% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 121 35 29
South East median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +23.81% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £42,500 £40,400
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £67,500 £72,500 £66,250
% change year-on-year -6.90% +9.43% +10.42%

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 the South East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 12977 13442 16394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 42.15% 38.30% 38.51%
Number of salaries quoted 11281 11831 14196
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Kafka as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in the South East

Kafka
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Kafka in the South East

Kafka
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Kafka in the South East over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Kafka in the South East

Kafka
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kafka within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 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
Thames Valley +58 60 £67,500 +12.50% 4
Surrey +39 34 £60,000 -7.69% 4
Berkshire +54 29 £62,500 +21.36% 1
Hampshire +27 23 £70,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 18 £65,000 - 2
Oxfordshire +4 13 £84,000 +29.23% 1
East Sussex - 9 £50,000 -
Kent - 9 £50,000 -
Middlesex - 2 £87,500 -
Kafka
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 110 (80.88%) Java
2 85 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (52.94%) Big Data
4 71 (52.21%) Apache Spark
5 57 (41.91%) Python
6 53 (38.97%) Amazon AWS
7 47 (34.56%) Hadoop
8 46 (33.82%) Continuous Integration
9 42 (30.88%) SQL
10 41 (30.15%) Docker
11 39 (28.68%) NoSQL
12 37 (27.21%) Apache Cassandra
12 37 (27.21%) Scala
12 37 (27.21%) TDD
13 34 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
14 32 (23.53%) Spring
15 31 (22.79%) Maven
15 31 (22.79%) JavaScript
16 30 (22.06%) Linux
16 30 (22.06%) RabbitMQ
17 28 (20.59%) Open Source
17 28 (20.59%) Ruby
18 27 (19.85%) Software Engineering
18 27 (19.85%) Scrum
18 27 (19.85%) Machine Learning
19 26 (19.12%) Microservices
20 24 (17.65%) AngularJS
20 24 (17.65%) Apache
21 23 (16.91%) Microsoft Azure
22 22 (16.18%) JSON

Kafka
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 71 (52.21%) Apache Spark
2 34 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
3 24 (17.65%) Apache
4 18 (13.24%) Apache Solr
5 6 (4.41%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.68%) Apache Pig
6 5 (3.68%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (3.68%) Jetty
6 5 (3.68%) nginx
7 3 (2.21%) GemFire
8 1 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.74%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.74%) CMS
8 1 (0.74%) Liferay
8 1 (0.74%) SAS
8 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 53 (38.97%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (16.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.88%) Datadog
4 6 (4.41%) PaaS
5 5 (3.68%) Amazon EMR
5 5 (3.68%) GitHub
6 4 (2.94%) IaaS
6 4 (2.94%) SaaS
7 2 (1.47%) Azure Machine Learning
7 2 (1.47%) Data Lake Analytics
8 1 (0.74%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.21%) HTTP
1 3 (2.21%) Internet
2 2 (1.47%) GSM
2 2 (1.47%) LTE
2 2 (1.47%) UMTS
3 1 (0.74%) CDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (52.94%) Big Data
2 47 (34.56%) Hadoop
3 39 (28.68%) NoSQL
4 37 (27.21%) Apache Cassandra
5 20 (14.71%) Relational Database
6 18 (13.24%) Apache Hive
7 16 (11.76%) HBase
8 15 (11.03%) MongoDB
8 15 (11.03%) MySQL
9 12 (8.82%) Redis
10 11 (8.09%) Text Mining
11 9 (6.62%) RDBMS
12 8 (5.88%) Flink
12 8 (5.88%) Impala
12 8 (5.88%) Sqoop
13 7 (5.15%) Amazon Redshift
13 7 (5.15%) Data Mining
14 5 (3.68%) Neo4j
15 3 (2.21%) Parquet
15 3 (2.21%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (22.79%) Maven
2 20 (14.71%) Gradle
2 20 (14.71%) Jenkins
3 18 (13.24%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.41%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (3.68%) Selenium
5 5 (3.68%) Subversion
6 3 (2.21%) webpack
7 2 (1.47%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.47%) IntelliJ
7 2 (1.47%) JIRA
7 2 (1.47%) JUnit
7 2 (1.47%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.74%) JMeter
8 1 (0.74%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.74%) Travis CI
General
1 21 (15.44%) Banking
2 14 (10.29%) Finance
3 4 (2.94%) Publishing
4 3 (2.21%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.47%) Marketing
6 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (38.97%) Developer
2 45 (33.09%) Java Developer
3 24 (17.65%) Senior Developer
4 21 (15.44%) Senior Java Developer
5 18 (13.24%) Data Engineer
6 15 (11.03%) Big Data Engineer
6 15 (11.03%) DevOps Engineer
7 12 (8.82%) Architect
8 11 (8.09%) Big Data Architect
8 11 (8.09%) Data Architect
8 11 (8.09%) Development Manager
9 10 (7.35%) Java Architect
10 9 (6.62%) Java Software Architect
10 9 (6.62%) JavaScript Developer
10 9 (6.62%) Linux Engineer
10 9 (6.62%) Python Software Architect
10 9 (6.62%) SOA Architect
10 9 (6.62%) Software Architect
11 8 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 8 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (23.53%) Spring
2 30 (22.06%) RabbitMQ
3 24 (17.65%) AngularJS
4 22 (16.18%) JSON
5 19 (13.97%) Lucene
5 19 (13.97%) RESTful
6 17 (12.50%) Node.js
7 15 (11.03%) Web Services
8 14 (10.29%) .NET
9 12 (8.82%) Natural Language Processing
9 12 (8.82%) Sass
10 10 (7.35%) Grails
10 10 (7.35%) React
11 9 (6.62%) Spring Boot
12 8 (5.88%) XML
13 7 (5.15%) GWT
13 7 (5.15%) Spring MVC
14 6 (4.41%) Apache Avro
14 6 (4.41%) J2EE
14 6 (4.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 11 (8.09%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.88%) Social Media
5 5 (3.68%) Fintech
5 5 (3.68%) Linked Data
6 4 (2.94%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (2.21%) Clustering
7 3 (2.21%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.74%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.74%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.74%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.74%) Digital Currency
8 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.74%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 30 (22.06%) Linux
2 7 (5.15%) Unix
3 2 (1.47%) CentOS
3 2 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.74%) Android
4 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (33.82%) Continuous Integration
3 37 (27.21%) TDD
4 28 (20.59%) Open Source
5 27 (19.85%) Machine Learning
5 27 (19.85%) Scrum
5 27 (19.85%) Software Engineering
6 26 (19.12%) Microservices
7 21 (15.44%) Mentoring
8 17 (12.50%) DevOps
9 16 (11.76%) Multithreading
9 16 (11.76%) OO
10 15 (11.03%) Artificial Intelligence
11 14 (10.29%) MVC
11 14 (10.29%) Unit Testing
12 13 (9.56%) Analytics
12 13 (9.56%) BDD
12 13 (9.56%) SDLC
12 13 (9.56%) User Stories
13 12 (8.82%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 110 (80.88%) Java
2 57 (41.91%) Python
3 42 (30.88%) SQL
4 37 (27.21%) Scala
5 31 (22.79%) JavaScript
6 28 (20.59%) Ruby
7 17 (12.50%) Bash Shell
7 17 (12.50%) C#
8 12 (8.82%) C++
9 9 (6.62%) C
10 8 (5.88%) Perl
10 8 (5.88%) PHP
11 5 (3.68%) Delphi
11 5 (3.68%) R
12 3 (2.21%) Go
12 3 (2.21%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.47%) ES6
14 1 (0.74%) Erlang
14 1 (0.74%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 18 (13.24%) Degree
2 11 (8.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (7.35%) PhD
4 7 (5.15%) Master's Degree
5 4 (2.94%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.94%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.21%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.21%) QA
System Software
1 41 (30.15%) Docker
2 15 (11.03%) Apache Flume
3 10 (7.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (3.68%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 17 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (10.29%) Puppet
3 10 (7.35%) Kubernetes
4 8 (5.88%) Ansible
4 8 (5.88%) Cobbler
4 8 (5.88%) Grafana
4 8 (5.88%) Nagios
4 8 (5.88%) Prometheus
5 6 (4.41%) Oozie
6 4 (2.94%) Kibana
6 4 (2.94%) logstash
7 3 (2.21%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.74%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 15 (11.03%) Cloudera
2 10 (7.35%) Google
3 6 (4.41%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.94%) Twitter
5 3 (2.21%) Jaspersoft
6 2 (1.47%) Hortonworks
6 2 (1.47%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.47%) Tableau
6 2 (1.47%) Vertica
7 1 (0.74%) Adobe
7 1 (0.74%) HP
7 1 (0.74%) IBM
7 1 (0.74%) MapR
7 1 (0.74%) OpenText
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle
7 1 (0.74%) SAP