Period
to 19 April 2018

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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
England > South East
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 413 469 605
Rank change year-on-year +56 +136 +31
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 152 70 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.48% 0.23% 0.092%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.09% 0.59% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 107 55 23
South East median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +20.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £27,500 £37,500 £37,650
90th Percentile £97,500 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £69,250 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -1.07% +3.70% +12.50%

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 13,899 11,904 15,337
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 44.01% 39.45% 39.11%
Number of salaries quoted 12,205 10,339 13,543
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 19 April 2018.

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 19 April 2018. 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 +22 55 £70,000 +16.67% 11
East Sussex +17 40 £77,500 +55.00% 5
Berkshire +13 36 £80,000 +55.34% 6
Surrey +8 30 £30,000 -53.85% 10
Buckinghamshire +5 14 £65,000 - 2
Hampshire -33 12 £75,000 +50.00% 3
West Sussex - 10 £56,250 - 1
Oxfordshire -18 5 £58,500 -16.43% 3
Middlesex - 3 £82,500 -
Sussex - 1 - -
Kent - 1 £37,500 -
Kafka
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, 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.

1 117 (76.97%) Big Data
2 100 (65.79%) Java
3 84 (55.26%) Apache Spark
4 82 (53.95%) Hadoop
5 73 (48.03%) Python
6 63 (41.45%) Linux
7 60 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
8 53 (34.87%) Scala
9 50 (32.89%) Continuous Integration
9 50 (32.89%) Machine Learning
10 46 (30.26%) Cloudera
10 46 (30.26%) Apache Cassandra
11 45 (29.61%) Go
11 45 (29.61%) Apache Hive
12 44 (28.95%) Jenkins
13 41 (26.97%) NoSQL
14 38 (25.00%) Git (software)
14 38 (25.00%) Analytics
15 36 (23.68%) SQL
15 36 (23.68%) Open Source
16 33 (21.71%) Elasticsearch
16 33 (21.71%) Impala
17 32 (21.05%) Apache Flume
17 32 (21.05%) Sqoop
18 31 (20.39%) Degree
19 30 (19.74%) Shell Script
19 30 (19.74%) Hadoop YARN
20 29 (19.08%) TDD
20 29 (19.08%) Hortonworks
20 29 (19.08%) MapReduce

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 84 (55.26%) Apache Spark
2 33 (21.71%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (11.84%) Apache
4 10 (6.58%) CloudStack
5 7 (4.61%) Apache Pig
6 6 (3.95%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.97%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (1.97%) CMS
7 3 (1.97%) GemFire
8 2 (1.32%) Confluence
8 2 (1.32%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.66%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.66%) Jetty
9 1 (0.66%) Liferay
9 1 (0.66%) nginx
9 1 (0.66%) SAS
9 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.84%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (7.89%) GitHub
3 10 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.63%) OpenShift
4 4 (2.63%) PaaS
5 3 (1.97%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (1.32%) Akamai
6 2 (1.32%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (1.32%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.32%) Bluemix
6 2 (1.32%) IaaS
6 2 (1.32%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.66%) Datadog
7 1 (0.66%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.32%) Firewall
1 2 (1.32%) GSM
1 2 (1.32%) LAN
1 2 (1.32%) LTE
1 2 (1.32%) SAN
1 2 (1.32%) UMTS
1 2 (1.32%) WAN
2 1 (0.66%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (76.97%) Big Data
2 82 (53.95%) Hadoop
3 46 (30.26%) Apache Cassandra
4 45 (29.61%) Apache Hive
5 41 (26.97%) NoSQL
6 33 (21.71%) Impala
7 32 (21.05%) Sqoop
8 28 (18.42%) PostgreSQL
9 27 (17.76%) MongoDB
10 26 (17.11%) Data Warehouse
11 22 (14.47%) HBase
12 19 (12.50%) Amazon Redshift
12 19 (12.50%) Relational Database
13 18 (11.84%) Flink
14 14 (9.21%) Redis
15 11 (7.24%) RDBMS
16 9 (5.92%) MySQL
17 7 (4.61%) MariaDB
17 7 (4.61%) Neo4j
18 4 (2.63%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 44 (28.95%) Jenkins
2 38 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 27 (17.76%) TeamCity
4 20 (13.16%) JUnit
5 10 (6.58%) Cucumber
5 10 (6.58%) GitLab
6 9 (5.92%) Selenium
7 8 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (3.29%) Gradle
8 5 (3.29%) gulp
8 5 (3.29%) Protractor
9 4 (2.63%) Bitbucket
9 4 (2.63%) Eclipse
9 4 (2.63%) IntelliJ
10 3 (1.97%) JMeter
10 3 (1.97%) Maven
11 2 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.32%) JIRA
11 2 (1.32%) SonarQube
12 1 (0.66%) Spock
General
1 22 (14.47%) Finance
2 21 (13.82%) Telecoms
3 13 (8.55%) Marketing
4 9 (5.92%) Banking
5 3 (1.97%) Games
6 2 (1.32%) Advertising
6 2 (1.32%) Retail
7 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.66%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (30.26%) Data Engineer
2 38 (25.00%) Architect
3 32 (21.05%) Big Data Engineer
4 25 (16.45%) Hadoop Engineer
5 23 (15.13%) Data Architect
6 20 (13.16%) Big Data Architect
7 18 (11.84%) Java Engineer
8 17 (11.18%) Developer
9 16 (10.53%) Enterprise Architect
9 16 (10.53%) Enterprise Data Architect
9 16 (10.53%) Senior Data Engineer
10 13 (8.55%) Data Analytics Architect
11 12 (7.89%) Data Scientist
11 12 (7.89%) Java Architect
11 12 (7.89%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
12 10 (6.58%) J2EE Architect
12 10 (6.58%) Java/J2EE Architect
12 10 (6.58%) Software Engineer
13 9 (5.92%) Java Developer
14 8 (5.26%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (15.79%) TensorFlow
2 23 (15.13%) Keras
2 23 (15.13%) MLlib
3 21 (13.82%) Spring
4 18 (11.84%) J2EE
5 17 (11.18%) RabbitMQ
6 14 (9.21%) RESTful
7 11 (7.24%) AngularJS
7 11 (7.24%) JSON
8 10 (6.58%) Flask
8 10 (6.58%) Middleware
9 8 (5.26%) Node.js
9 8 (5.26%) REST
9 8 (5.26%) Spring Boot
10 7 (4.61%) .NET
11 6 (3.95%) Hibernate
12 5 (3.29%) HTML
12 5 (3.29%) Web Services
12 5 (3.29%) WireMock
13 4 (2.63%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.11%) Computer Science
2 14 (9.21%) User Experience
3 13 (8.55%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (5.92%) Algorithms
5 6 (3.95%) Data Structures
5 6 (3.95%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (3.29%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (2.63%) Fintech
7 4 (2.63%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.63%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.97%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.32%) Life Science
9 2 (1.32%) Robotics
10 1 (0.66%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.66%) Linked Data
10 1 (0.66%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 63 (41.45%) Linux
2 5 (3.29%) Unix
3 4 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (32.89%) Continuous Integration
2 50 (32.89%) Machine Learning
3 38 (25.00%) Analytics
4 36 (23.68%) Open Source
5 29 (19.08%) MapReduce
5 29 (19.08%) TDD
6 28 (18.42%) Data Science
7 27 (17.76%) Deep Learning
7 27 (17.76%) Scrum
7 27 (17.76%) Software Engineering
8 22 (14.47%) BDD
9 20 (13.16%) Big Data Analytics
9 20 (13.16%) Data Analytics
9 20 (13.16%) DevOps
10 19 (12.50%) Microservices
10 19 (12.50%) Software Delivery
10 19 (12.50%) Test Automation
11 18 (11.84%) Data Engineering
12 17 (11.18%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 100 (65.79%) Java
2 73 (48.03%) Python
3 53 (34.87%) Scala
4 45 (29.61%) Go
5 36 (23.68%) SQL
6 30 (19.74%) Shell Script
7 16 (10.53%) Bash Shell
8 13 (8.55%) C#
9 12 (7.89%) JavaScript
10 10 (6.58%) R
11 9 (5.92%) Java 8
12 6 (3.95%) Ruby
13 5 (3.29%) Perl
14 3 (1.97%) C++
15 2 (1.32%) C
15 2 (1.32%) Julia
15 2 (1.32%) MATLAB
15 2 (1.32%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.66%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (20.39%) Degree
2 17 (11.18%) Master's Degree
3 16 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (6.58%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.89%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (21.05%) Apache Flume
2 22 (14.47%) Docker
3 17 (11.18%) HDFS
4 10 (6.58%) vSphere
5 6 (3.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 6 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.32%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.32%) NFS
6 2 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.32%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 30 (19.74%) Hadoop YARN
2 25 (16.45%) Ansible
3 19 (12.50%) Kubernetes
4 13 (8.55%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (8.55%) Puppet
5 11 (7.24%) logstash
6 10 (6.58%) Rancher
7 7 (4.61%) Terraform
8 5 (3.29%) Oozie
9 3 (1.97%) Kibana
9 3 (1.97%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.66%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.66%) Grafana
10 1 (0.66%) Nagios
10 1 (0.66%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 46 (30.26%) Cloudera
2 29 (19.08%) Hortonworks
3 19 (12.50%) Oracle
4 16 (10.53%) VMware
5 10 (6.58%) SaltStack
6 8 (5.26%) Google
7 5 (3.29%) IBM
7 5 (3.29%) Microsoft
7 5 (3.29%) Splunk
8 4 (2.63%) Twitter
9 3 (1.97%) Apigee
9 3 (1.97%) AppDynamics
9 3 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.32%) MapR
10 2 (1.32%) Talend
11 1 (0.66%) Adobe
11 1 (0.66%) HP
11 1 (0.66%) Jaspersoft
11 1 (0.66%) OpenText