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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
England / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 291 406 470
Rank change year-on-year +115 +64  
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 96 36 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.66% 0.20% 0.042%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.63% 0.49% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 76 26 6
Median salary £65,000 £66,250 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.88% +15.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £80,000 £66,250
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £46,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +24.32% -7.50%  

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 5886 7300 7795
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 40.65% 40.05% 36.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5130 6531 6719
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 25 June 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 25 June 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
East Sussex - 19 £50,000 -
Surrey +38 16 £65,000 - 3
Berkshire +35 16 £57,500 +43.75% 2
Oxfordshire +27 14 £84,000 +5.00% 3
Hampshire +19 14 £67,500 -3.57% 2
Buckinghamshire - 11 £66,250 -
Kent - 6 £50,000 - 3
Kafka
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 98 (75.97%) Java
2 94 (72.87%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (60.47%) Big Data
4 77 (59.69%) Apache Spark
5 62 (48.06%) Python
6 55 (42.64%) Hadoop
7 50 (38.76%) Linux
8 46 (35.66%) Scrum
9 42 (32.56%) Amazon AWS
9 42 (32.56%) Open Source
10 41 (31.78%) Scala
10 41 (31.78%) Continuous Integration
11 40 (31.01%) Spring
12 39 (30.23%) Docker
13 38 (29.46%) Elasticsearch
14 37 (28.68%) Web Services
15 36 (27.91%) TDD
15 36 (27.91%) Apache Cassandra
16 35 (27.13%) NoSQL
16 35 (27.13%) Apache
17 34 (26.36%) RabbitMQ
17 34 (26.36%) Jenkins
17 34 (26.36%) Git (software)
18 33 (25.58%) Machine Learning
19 30 (23.26%) AngularJS
19 30 (23.26%) Apache Solr
20 29 (22.48%) Analytics
20 29 (22.48%) SQL
20 29 (22.48%) MySQL
21 28 (21.71%) REST

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 77 (59.69%) Apache Spark
2 38 (29.46%) Elasticsearch
3 35 (27.13%) Apache
4 30 (23.26%) Apache Solr
5 15 (11.63%) nginx
6 13 (10.08%) Tomcat
7 8 (6.20%) Jetty
8 7 (5.43%) IIS
9 5 (3.88%) GemFire
10 4 (3.10%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (1.55%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.78%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 42 (32.56%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.98%) GitHub
2 9 (6.98%) Google Cloud Platform
2 9 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.43%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (5.43%) Amazon ELB
3 7 (5.43%) Amazon S3
3 7 (5.43%) Google App Engine
4 6 (4.65%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (3.10%) PaaS
6 2 (1.55%) Datadog
6 2 (1.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.43%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (5.43%) Cisco Nexus
1 7 (5.43%) Cisco PIX
1 7 (5.43%) Firewall
1 7 (5.43%) OpenVPN
1 7 (5.43%) SAN
1 7 (5.43%) VPN
2 2 (1.55%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (1.55%) tcpdump
3 1 (0.78%) CDMA
3 1 (0.78%) GSM
3 1 (0.78%) HTTP
3 1 (0.78%) LTE
3 1 (0.78%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (60.47%) Big Data
2 55 (42.64%) Hadoop
3 36 (27.91%) Apache Cassandra
4 35 (27.13%) NoSQL
5 29 (22.48%) MySQL
6 27 (20.93%) Data Mining
7 26 (20.16%) HBase
8 21 (16.28%) Apache Hive
9 20 (15.50%) Redis
10 15 (11.63%) Relational Database
11 13 (10.08%) MongoDB
11 13 (10.08%) Text Mining
12 10 (7.75%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (6.98%) InfluxDB
13 9 (6.98%) RDBMS
13 9 (6.98%) SQL Server
14 8 (6.20%) Impala
15 6 (4.65%) Parquet
16 4 (3.10%) OLTP
17 3 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 34 (26.36%) Git (software)
1 34 (26.36%) Jenkins
2 24 (18.60%) Maven
3 21 (16.28%) Gradle
4 12 (9.30%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (6.20%) Selenium
6 6 (4.65%) Subversion
7 4 (3.10%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.10%) JUnit
8 2 (1.55%) NSubstitute
8 2 (1.55%) NUnit
8 2 (1.55%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (0.78%) JIRA
9 1 (0.78%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (9.30%) Finance
2 7 (5.43%) Banking
3 6 (4.65%) Publishing
4 4 (3.10%) Marketing
5 2 (1.55%) Italian Language
5 2 (1.55%) Retail
5 2 (1.55%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 57 (44.19%) Developer
2 48 (37.21%) Java Developer
3 19 (14.73%) Senior Developer
4 17 (13.18%) Senior Java Developer
5 16 (12.40%) DevOps Engineer
6 13 (10.08%) Architect
6 13 (10.08%) Big Data Architect
6 13 (10.08%) Big Data Engineer
6 13 (10.08%) Data Architect
6 13 (10.08%) Data Engineer
6 13 (10.08%) Development Manager
7 12 (9.30%) Java Architect
7 12 (9.30%) Java Software Architect
7 12 (9.30%) Python Software Architect
7 12 (9.30%) SOA Architect
7 12 (9.30%) Software Architect
8 11 (8.53%) C# Architect
9 9 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (6.98%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
9 9 (6.98%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (31.01%) Spring
2 37 (28.68%) Web Services
3 34 (26.36%) RabbitMQ
4 30 (23.26%) AngularJS
5 28 (21.71%) REST
6 24 (18.60%) JSON
7 23 (17.83%) Node.js
8 18 (13.95%) Lucene
9 16 (12.40%) .NET
10 15 (11.63%) RESTful
11 14 (10.85%) Elastic Stack
11 14 (10.85%) JMS
11 14 (10.85%) SOAP
12 13 (10.08%) Natural Language Processing
13 10 (7.75%) XML
14 9 (6.98%) Middleware
14 9 (6.98%) Sensu
14 9 (6.98%) Spring Boot
15 8 (6.20%) Apache Avro
16 6 (4.65%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.63%) Cloud Native
1 15 (11.63%) Virtual Team
2 14 (10.85%) Mobile App
3 12 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (7.75%) Linux Command Line
5 7 (5.43%) Data Centre
5 7 (5.43%) Public Cloud
6 6 (4.65%) Algorithms
6 6 (4.65%) Linked Data
6 6 (4.65%) Replication
6 6 (4.65%) Social Media
7 5 (3.88%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (3.88%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.55%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.55%) Fintech
8 2 (1.55%) iPad
9 1 (0.78%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 50 (38.76%) Linux
2 14 (10.85%) Android
2 14 (10.85%) Apple iOS
3 11 (8.53%) Unix
4 9 (6.98%) CentOS
4 9 (6.98%) Windows
5 7 (5.43%) Windows Server
5 7 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (5.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.55%) Debian
7 2 (1.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (72.87%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (35.66%) Scrum
3 42 (32.56%) Open Source
4 41 (31.78%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (27.91%) TDD
6 33 (25.58%) Machine Learning
7 29 (22.48%) Analytics
8 27 (20.93%) Kanban
9 26 (20.16%) Multithreading
10 24 (18.60%) Mentoring
11 21 (16.28%) Microservices
11 21 (16.28%) MVC
12 20 (15.50%) Software Engineering
13 18 (13.95%) Continuous Delivery
13 18 (13.95%) Unit Testing
14 17 (13.18%) DevOps
15 16 (12.40%) BDD
15 16 (12.40%) Configuration Management
15 16 (12.40%) Continuous Improvement
15 16 (12.40%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 98 (75.97%) Java
2 62 (48.06%) Python
3 41 (31.78%) Scala
4 29 (22.48%) SQL
5 22 (17.05%) Ruby
6 15 (11.63%) C#
7 14 (10.85%) Groovy
8 13 (10.08%) Bash Shell
8 13 (10.08%) C++
9 12 (9.30%) JavaScript
10 11 (8.53%) C
11 9 (6.98%) Shell Script
12 4 (3.10%) Delphi
12 4 (3.10%) PHP
13 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (10.08%) Degree
2 7 (5.43%) PhD
3 6 (4.65%) Master's Degree
4 5 (3.88%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.88%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.63%) QA
System Software
1 39 (30.23%) Docker
2 26 (20.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 10 (7.75%) HDFS
4 9 (6.98%) Apache Flume
5 7 (5.43%) Hyper-V
5 7 (5.43%) Varnish
6 2 (1.55%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 16 (12.40%) logstash
1 16 (12.40%) Puppet
2 12 (9.30%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (8.53%) Kibana
4 9 (6.98%) HAProxy
5 7 (5.43%) ZABBIX
6 5 (3.88%) Hadoop YARN
6 5 (3.88%) Oozie
7 2 (1.55%) Ansible
7 2 (1.55%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.55%) Nagios
7 2 (1.55%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 8 (6.20%) Cloudera
2 7 (5.43%) Cisco
2 7 (5.43%) Dell
2 7 (5.43%) HP
2 7 (5.43%) New Relic
2 7 (5.43%) Oracle
3 6 (4.65%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.55%) Apple
4 2 (1.55%) Google
4 2 (1.55%) Jaspersoft
4 2 (1.55%) Percona
4 2 (1.55%) Vertica
5 1 (0.78%) Hortonworks
5 1 (0.78%) IBM
5 1 (0.78%) Informatica
5 1 (0.78%) Microsoft
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