Period
to 21 September 2019

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 21 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
England > South East
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 299 344 387
Rank change year-on-year +45 +43 +179
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 221 208 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.86% 0.70% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.22% 1.62% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 95 124 143
South East median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% -7.69% -
10th Percentile £45,000 £37,500 £39,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,750 £84,000
England median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% -3.57%

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 9,940 12,822 12,030
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 38.52% 43.33% 41.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8,550 11,131 10,384
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,000 £27,575
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,000 £66,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

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 21 September 2019.

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 21 September 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
Thames Valley +105 155 £62,500 +4.17% 10
Buckinghamshire +67 79 £50,000 -19.35% 5
Berkshire +51 71 £74,000 +13.85% 4
Hampshire +10 40 £42,000 -30.00% 14
West Sussex +15 20 £53,750 +26.47% 9
Oxfordshire +36 5 £57,500 -1.71% 1
Surrey +21 3 £75,000 +30.43% 1
East Sussex -46 3 £47,500 -32.14%
Kafka
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 South East region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 156 (70.59%) Java
2 107 (48.42%) Microservices
3 100 (45.25%) MongoDB
4 99 (44.80%) Docker
5 95 (42.99%) Git (software)
6 91 (41.18%) JIRA
7 88 (39.82%) Spring
8 84 (38.01%) Redis
9 82 (37.10%) Confluence
9 82 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
10 78 (35.29%) PostgreSQL
11 76 (34.39%) Scrum
12 75 (33.94%) Retail
12 75 (33.94%) JavaScript
13 74 (33.48%) Mesos
14 73 (33.03%) Marathon
15 65 (29.41%) React
16 63 (28.51%) Planning Poker
17 61 (27.60%) Selenium
18 60 (27.15%) Python
19 57 (25.79%) Cucumber
19 57 (25.79%) Jenkins
19 57 (25.79%) Technology Roadmap
20 53 (23.98%) Sprint Planning
20 53 (23.98%) Burndown Charts
20 53 (23.98%) ES6
21 51 (23.08%) Big Data
21 51 (23.08%) DevOps
22 49 (22.17%) Linux
23 48 (21.72%) Oracle

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 82 (37.10%) Confluence
2 28 (12.67%) Apache Spark
3 25 (11.31%) Apache
4 15 (6.79%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (4.98%) Apache Pig
6 5 (2.26%) Apache Solr
6 5 (2.26%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.90%) CICS
7 2 (0.90%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.90%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.45%) JBoss
8 1 (0.45%) nginx
8 1 (0.45%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.45%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 33 (14.93%) AWS
2 23 (10.41%) Azure
3 20 (9.05%) Akamai
3 20 (9.05%) PaaS
3 20 (9.05%) SaaS
3 20 (9.05%) Serverless
4 11 (4.98%) Amazon S3
5 10 (4.52%) BrowserStack
5 10 (4.52%) Datadog
6 9 (4.07%) Amazon EMR
6 9 (4.07%) Azure Data Factory
7 8 (3.62%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (3.62%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 7 (3.17%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (2.71%) GCP
10 4 (1.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (1.81%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (1.81%) AWS CloudTrail
10 4 (1.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (1.36%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.14%) Internet
2 8 (3.62%) DHCP
2 8 (3.62%) DMZ
2 8 (3.62%) DNS
3 7 (3.17%) VPN
4 5 (2.26%) AMQP
5 2 (0.90%) Network Security
6 1 (0.45%) HTTP
6 1 (0.45%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.45%) MQTT
6 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (45.25%) MongoDB
2 84 (38.01%) Redis
3 78 (35.29%) PostgreSQL
4 51 (23.08%) Big Data
5 40 (18.10%) Apache Cassandra
5 40 (18.10%) Hadoop
6 34 (15.38%) NoSQL
7 30 (13.57%) Neo4j
8 19 (8.60%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (6.79%) Apache Hive
10 13 (5.88%) Data Lake
10 13 (5.88%) HBase
10 13 (5.88%) SQL Server
11 10 (4.52%) Amazon RDS
11 10 (4.52%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 10 (4.52%) Azure SQL Database
12 9 (4.07%) Cosmos DB
12 9 (4.07%) Geospatial Data
13 8 (3.62%) Impala
14 7 (3.17%) GIS
Development Applications
1 95 (42.99%) Git (software)
2 91 (41.18%) JIRA
3 61 (27.60%) Selenium
4 57 (25.79%) Cucumber
4 57 (25.79%) Jenkins
5 47 (21.27%) Babel
5 47 (21.27%) webpack
6 27 (12.22%) Maven
7 8 (3.62%) Visual Studio
8 7 (3.17%) Eclipse
8 7 (3.17%) JUnit
9 6 (2.71%) Mockito
10 4 (1.81%) Gradle
10 4 (1.81%) HP UFT
10 4 (1.81%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.90%) GitLab
11 2 (0.90%) Liquibase
11 2 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.90%) Subversion
11 2 (0.90%) XPEDITER
General
1 75 (33.94%) Retail
2 18 (8.14%) Finance
3 9 (4.07%) Military
4 7 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.26%) Housing Association
5 5 (2.26%) Local Government
6 2 (0.90%) Games
7 1 (0.45%) Marketing
7 1 (0.45%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 72 (32.58%) Developer
2 50 (22.62%) Software Engineer
3 32 (14.48%) JavaScript Developer
3 32 (14.48%) React Developer
3 32 (14.48%) UI Developer
4 26 (11.76%) Development Engineer
4 26 (11.76%) Software Development Engineer
5 25 (11.31%) DevOps Engineer
6 24 (10.86%) Architect
6 24 (10.86%) Java Engineer
7 20 (9.05%) Java Developer
7 20 (9.05%) Java Software Engineer
8 18 (8.14%) Backend Developer
8 18 (8.14%) Integration Architect
9 15 (6.79%) UI Engineer
10 13 (5.88%) Python Engineer
11 11 (4.98%) Senior Developer
11 11 (4.98%) Senior Java Developer
12 10 (4.52%) Software Test Engineer
12 10 (4.52%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (39.82%) Spring
2 65 (29.41%) React
3 47 (21.27%) Enzyme
4 27 (12.22%) RabbitMQ
4 27 (12.22%) Spring Boot
5 23 (10.41%) Web Services
6 21 (9.50%) Apache NiFi
7 15 (6.79%) Redux
8 14 (6.33%) gRPC
8 14 (6.33%) REST
8 14 (6.33%) RESTful
9 13 (5.88%) AngularJS
10 11 (4.98%) JSON
11 10 (4.52%) Hibernate
12 9 (4.07%) CSS
12 9 (4.07%) Java EE 5
12 9 (4.07%) JSF
13 8 (3.62%) .NET
13 8 (3.62%) Drools
13 8 (3.62%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.05%) Cloud Native
2 15 (6.79%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.52%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.17%) Algorithms
5 4 (1.81%) Clustering
5 4 (1.81%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.81%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.36%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.36%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.36%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.90%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.90%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.45%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.45%) PKI
8 1 (0.45%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.45%) User Experience
8 1 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 49 (22.17%) Linux
2 12 (5.43%) Unix
3 10 (4.52%) Windows
4 7 (3.17%) Solaris
5 2 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.45%) CentOS
6 1 (0.45%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.45%) Debian
6 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (48.42%) Microservices
2 82 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (34.39%) Scrum
4 63 (28.51%) Planning Poker
5 57 (25.79%) Technology Roadmap
6 53 (23.98%) Burndown Charts
6 53 (23.98%) Sprint Planning
7 51 (23.08%) DevOps
8 45 (20.36%) Software Engineering
9 39 (17.65%) Data Science
10 36 (16.29%) Analytics
11 33 (14.93%) ETL
12 28 (12.67%) TDD
13 26 (11.76%) Test Automation
14 23 (10.41%) Problem-Solving
15 22 (9.95%) Business Intelligence
16 21 (9.50%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (9.50%) Multichannel Retail
17 20 (9.05%) E-Commerce
17 20 (9.05%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 156 (70.59%) Java
2 75 (33.94%) JavaScript
3 60 (27.15%) Python
4 53 (23.98%) ES6
5 47 (21.27%) ES7
6 45 (20.36%) SQL
7 33 (14.93%) C
8 30 (13.57%) Scala
9 29 (13.12%) Java 8
10 22 (9.95%) C++
11 18 (8.14%) Go
12 8 (3.62%) Bash Shell
12 8 (3.62%) C#
13 4 (1.81%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.81%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.36%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.90%) COBOL
16 1 (0.45%) Clojure
16 1 (0.45%) Kotlin
16 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (14.93%) Degree
2 12 (5.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (4.52%) Security Cleared
4 9 (4.07%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (3.62%) MCP
5 8 (3.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (3.62%) RHCE
6 6 (2.71%) AWS Certification
7 4 (1.81%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.36%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.45%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.14%) Data Quality
2 8 (3.62%) SLA
3 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 99 (44.80%) Docker
2 10 (4.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 8 (3.62%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.62%) Firmware
3 8 (3.62%) NFS
4 4 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.36%) HDFS
6 1 (0.45%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 74 (33.48%) Mesos
2 73 (33.03%) Marathon
3 34 (15.38%) Kubernetes
4 29 (13.12%) Terraform
5 25 (11.31%) Puppet
6 22 (9.95%) Ansible
7 21 (9.50%) Opscode Chef
8 16 (7.24%) Grafana
9 12 (5.43%) Prometheus
10 11 (4.98%) Kibana
11 4 (1.81%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (1.81%) Microsoft Clustering
12 3 (1.36%) Salt
13 2 (0.90%) Hadoop YARN
13 2 (0.90%) logstash
14 1 (0.45%) HAProxy
14 1 (0.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 1 (0.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 1 (0.45%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 48 (21.72%) Oracle
2 23 (10.41%) Microsoft
3 21 (9.50%) Salesforce.com
4 19 (8.60%) SAP
5 18 (8.14%) Workday
6 12 (5.43%) IBM
7 11 (4.98%) Splunk
8 10 (4.52%) Databricks
9 8 (3.62%) ServiceNow
10 6 (2.71%) Hortonworks
10 6 (2.71%) Informatica
10 6 (2.71%) Tableau
11 4 (1.81%) Cloudera
11 4 (1.81%) Teradata
11 4 (1.81%) VMware
12 3 (1.36%) LogicMonitor
12 3 (1.36%) MapR
12 3 (1.36%) Moogsoft
13 2 (0.90%) Compuware
14 1 (0.45%) ForgeRock