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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 361 425 451
Rank change year-on-year +64 +26  
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 35 23 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.23% 0.12% 0.043%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.59% 0.31% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 28 13 6
Median salary £60,000 £45,000 £61,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -26.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £40,300 £51,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 the South East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 5953 7415 7788
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 39.71% 38.08% 37.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5142 6629 6762
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +40 13 £60,000 +38.72% 2
Hampshire +26 12 £40,000 - 3
Surrey +54 8 £65,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £70,000 - 1
Kafka
England

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 South East region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 39 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (52.63%) Java
3 28 (49.12%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (47.37%) Apache Spark
5 25 (43.86%) Big Data
5 25 (43.86%) Docker
5 25 (43.86%) Web Services
6 24 (42.11%) Hadoop
7 23 (40.35%) Apache Cassandra
8 22 (38.60%) Scrum
9 21 (36.84%) Linux
10 20 (35.09%) Apache
11 19 (33.33%) Python
12 18 (31.58%) Spring
12 18 (31.58%) Scala
12 18 (31.58%) AngularJS
13 17 (29.82%) Mentoring
13 17 (29.82%) Microservices
14 16 (28.07%) NoSQL
14 16 (28.07%) MySQL
15 15 (26.32%) RabbitMQ
15 15 (26.32%) Open Source
15 15 (26.32%) Git (software)
15 15 (26.32%) REST
16 14 (24.56%) Jenkins
16 14 (24.56%) C#
16 14 (24.56%) JSON
17 13 (22.81%) Software Engineering
17 13 (22.81%) Elasticsearch
17 13 (22.81%) Apache ZooKeeper

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 27 (47.37%) Apache Spark
2 20 (35.09%) Apache
3 13 (22.81%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (21.05%) nginx
5 6 (10.53%) Apache Solr
5 6 (10.53%) IIS
6 5 (8.77%) Tomcat
7 4 (7.02%) MQSeries
8 3 (5.26%) Jetty
8 3 (5.26%) OpenStack
9 2 (3.51%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (3.51%) GemFire
10 1 (1.75%) Apache Pig
10 1 (1.75%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 28 (49.12%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (21.05%) Google Cloud Platform
2 12 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (10.53%) Amazon ELB
3 6 (10.53%) Amazon S3
3 6 (10.53%) Google App Engine
4 5 (8.77%) PaaS
5 3 (5.26%) Datadog
5 3 (5.26%) IaaS
5 3 (5.26%) SaaS
6 2 (3.51%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
1 6 (10.53%) Cisco PIX
1 6 (10.53%) Firewall
1 6 (10.53%) OpenVPN
1 6 (10.53%) SAN
1 6 (10.53%) VPN
2 3 (5.26%) HTTP
2 3 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (5.26%) IPv4
2 3 (5.26%) tcpdump
3 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (43.86%) Big Data
2 24 (42.11%) Hadoop
3 23 (40.35%) Apache Cassandra
4 16 (28.07%) MySQL
4 16 (28.07%) NoSQL
5 13 (22.81%) MongoDB
5 13 (22.81%) Redis
6 12 (21.05%) Data Mining
7 10 (17.54%) Apache Hive
8 9 (15.79%) Relational Database
9 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
10 7 (12.28%) HBase
11 6 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (7.02%) Neo4j
12 4 (7.02%) RDBMS
13 3 (5.26%) MariaDB
13 3 (5.26%) Riak
14 2 (3.51%) OLTP
15 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
15 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (26.32%) Git (software)
2 14 (24.56%) Jenkins
3 7 (12.28%) Selenium
4 6 (10.53%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (7.02%) JIRA
5 4 (7.02%) NSubstitute
5 4 (7.02%) NUnit
5 4 (7.02%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (5.26%) Bugzilla
6 3 (5.26%) Subversion
6 3 (5.26%) Trac
7 2 (3.51%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.51%) Gradle
7 2 (3.51%) JUnit
8 1 (1.75%) gulp
8 1 (1.75%) Maven
8 1 (1.75%) Mocha
General
1 4 (7.02%) Marketing
1 4 (7.02%) Retail
1 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.26%) Italian Language
3 2 (3.51%) Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (64.91%) Developer
2 22 (38.60%) Java Developer
3 12 (21.05%) Senior Developer
4 8 (14.04%) C# Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (8.77%) .NET Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Administrator
6 5 (8.77%) Big Data Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Data Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Architect
7 4 (7.02%) Big Data Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Data Architect
7 4 (7.02%) Java Architect
7 4 (7.02%) Lead C# Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Lead Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 4 (7.02%) SOA Architect
7 4 (7.02%) Software Architect
7 4 (7.02%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (43.86%) Web Services
2 18 (31.58%) AngularJS
2 18 (31.58%) Spring
3 15 (26.32%) RabbitMQ
3 15 (26.32%) REST
4 14 (24.56%) JSON
5 12 (21.05%) Node.js
5 12 (21.05%) XML
6 10 (17.54%) .NET
7 9 (15.79%) RESTful
8 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET
8 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (12.28%) JMS
9 7 (12.28%) SOAP
10 6 (10.53%) Elastic Stack
11 5 (8.77%) HTML
12 4 (7.02%) React
12 4 (7.02%) Spring Cloud
13 3 (5.26%) LAMP
13 3 (5.26%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Cloud Native
1 7 (12.28%) Mobile App
1 7 (12.28%) Virtual Team
2 6 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.53%) Public Cloud
3 5 (8.77%) Algorithms
3 5 (8.77%) Replication
3 5 (8.77%) Social Media
4 4 (7.02%) iPad
4 4 (7.02%) User Experience
5 3 (5.26%) PKI
6 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.51%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.75%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 21 (36.84%) Linux
2 10 (17.54%) Windows
3 7 (12.28%) Android
3 7 (12.28%) Apple iOS
4 6 (10.53%) CentOS
4 6 (10.53%) Windows Server
4 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (8.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.26%) Debian
6 3 (5.26%) Ubuntu
6 3 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (38.60%) Scrum
3 17 (29.82%) Mentoring
3 17 (29.82%) Microservices
4 15 (26.32%) Open Source
5 13 (22.81%) Software Engineering
6 12 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (19.30%) Kanban
8 10 (17.54%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (15.79%) High Availability
9 9 (15.79%) OO
9 9 (15.79%) Visualisation
10 8 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (14.04%) Mathematics
11 7 (12.28%) Multithreading
11 7 (12.28%) MVC
11 7 (12.28%) Physics
11 7 (12.28%) SOA
11 7 (12.28%) Statistics
11 7 (12.28%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 30 (52.63%) Java
2 19 (33.33%) Python
3 18 (31.58%) Scala
4 14 (24.56%) C#
5 11 (19.30%) JavaScript
6 7 (12.28%) Groovy
6 7 (12.28%) SQL
7 6 (10.53%) Bash Shell
8 4 (7.02%) F#
8 4 (7.02%) R
8 4 (7.02%) Ruby
9 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) QA
System Software
1 25 (43.86%) Docker
2 13 (22.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 6 (10.53%) Hyper-V
3 6 (10.53%) Varnish
4 5 (8.77%) HDFS
5 3 (5.26%) Gluster
5 3 (5.26%) KVM
5 3 (5.26%) VirtualBox
5 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (15.79%) HAProxy
1 9 (15.79%) Kibana
2 6 (10.53%) logstash
2 6 (10.53%) Puppet
2 6 (10.53%) ZABBIX
3 4 (7.02%) Hadoop YARN
3 4 (7.02%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (5.26%) Ambari
4 3 (5.26%) Ansible
4 3 (5.26%) Kubernetes
4 3 (5.26%) Nagios
4 3 (5.26%) Sysdig
5 1 (1.75%) Oozie
Vendors
1 6 (10.53%) Cisco
1 6 (10.53%) Dell
1 6 (10.53%) Google
1 6 (10.53%) HP
1 6 (10.53%) New Relic
1 6 (10.53%) Oracle
2 5 (8.77%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.26%) Apple
3 3 (5.26%) Percona
3 3 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (1.75%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.75%) Hortonworks
4 1 (1.75%) Informatica
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 per year
Posted: 26 days ago