Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 364 433 565
Rank change year-on-year +69 +132 +66
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 183 124 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.60% 0.42% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.36% 1.05% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 110 104 37
South East median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +26.21% -14.17%
10th Percentile £37,250 £37,500 £35,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £84,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +3.70% +3.85%

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 13,474 11,863 14,796
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 44.53% 40.38% 39.35%
Number of salaries quoted 11,863 10,266 13,215
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £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 22 June 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 22 June 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
East Sussex +35 76 £70,000 +40.00% 3
Thames Valley +7 64 £65,000 -7.14% 17
Berkshire +1 33 £77,500 +29.17% 9
Buckinghamshire +10 19 £65,000 -1.89% 6
Surrey -10 16 £30,000 -53.85% 5
Hampshire -25 14 £60,000 +9.09% 7
Oxfordshire -7 12 £58,000 -30.95% 2
West Sussex - 11 £60,000 - 2
Sussex - 1 - -
Kafka
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 135 (73.77%) Big Data
2 122 (66.67%) Java
3 106 (57.92%) Hadoop
4 102 (55.74%) Python
5 85 (46.45%) Linux
6 83 (45.36%) Apache Spark
7 75 (40.98%) Go
8 74 (40.44%) Agile Software Development
9 70 (38.25%) Machine Learning
10 68 (37.16%) Apache Hive
11 64 (34.97%) Scala
11 64 (34.97%) Continuous Integration
12 63 (34.43%) Cloudera
13 58 (31.69%) Jenkins
14 56 (30.60%) Impala
15 55 (30.05%) Analytics
16 54 (29.51%) PostgreSQL
16 54 (29.51%) SQL
17 51 (27.87%) Git (software)
18 50 (27.32%) MapReduce
19 48 (26.23%) Open Source
20 44 (24.04%) Hortonworks
20 44 (24.04%) Data Warehouse
21 43 (23.50%) Apache Cassandra
21 43 (23.50%) Hadoop YARN
22 42 (22.95%) Sqoop
22 42 (22.95%) Apache Flume
22 42 (22.95%) Shell Script
23 41 (22.40%) TeamCity
23 41 (22.40%) Deep Learning

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 83 (45.36%) Apache Spark
2 35 (19.13%) Elasticsearch
3 20 (10.93%) CloudStack
4 15 (8.20%) Apache
5 6 (3.28%) Apache Pig
5 6 (3.28%) Apache Solr
6 4 (2.19%) Confluence
7 3 (1.64%) CMS
8 2 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (1.09%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.09%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.55%) JBoss
9 1 (0.55%) Jetty
9 1 (0.55%) nginx
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.55%) SAS
9 1 (0.55%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.37%) GitHub
4 5 (2.73%) OpenShift
4 5 (2.73%) Serverless
5 4 (2.19%) Amazon Kinesis
5 4 (2.19%) PaaS
6 3 (1.64%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (1.09%) Akamai
7 2 (1.09%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.09%) Azure Machine Learning
7 2 (1.09%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 2 (1.09%) IaaS
7 2 (1.09%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (1.09%) SaaS
8 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.55%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.28%) HTTP
2 5 (2.73%) Internet
3 3 (1.64%) DNS
4 2 (1.09%) ATM
4 2 (1.09%) Firewall
4 2 (1.09%) LAN
4 2 (1.09%) SAN
4 2 (1.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (73.77%) Big Data
2 106 (57.92%) Hadoop
3 68 (37.16%) Apache Hive
4 56 (30.60%) Impala
5 54 (29.51%) PostgreSQL
6 44 (24.04%) Data Warehouse
7 43 (23.50%) Apache Cassandra
8 42 (22.95%) Sqoop
9 35 (19.13%) NoSQL
10 27 (14.75%) MongoDB
11 24 (13.11%) Relational Database
12 22 (12.02%) HBase
12 22 (12.02%) Redis
13 13 (7.10%) RDBMS
14 11 (6.01%) Amazon Redshift
15 10 (5.46%) Flink
16 7 (3.83%) MariaDB
16 7 (3.83%) MySQL
17 6 (3.28%) Neo4j
18 5 (2.73%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 58 (31.69%) Jenkins
2 51 (27.87%) Git (software)
3 41 (22.40%) TeamCity
4 22 (12.02%) JUnit
5 20 (10.93%) GitLab
6 12 (6.56%) Cucumber
7 11 (6.01%) Selenium
8 8 (4.37%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (3.28%) gulp
9 6 (3.28%) Protractor
10 5 (2.73%) JIRA
11 4 (2.19%) Bitbucket
12 3 (1.64%) JMeter
12 3 (1.64%) Maven
13 2 (1.09%) Gradle
13 2 (1.09%) Mockito
13 2 (1.09%) Visual Studio
13 2 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
14 1 (0.55%) RStudio
14 1 (0.55%) Spock
General
1 24 (13.11%) Marketing
2 16 (8.74%) Finance
3 15 (8.20%) Telecoms
4 12 (6.56%) Retail
5 7 (3.83%) Advertising
6 5 (2.73%) Games
7 4 (2.19%) Banking
8 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 54 (29.51%) Data Engineer
2 48 (26.23%) Architect
2 48 (26.23%) Big Data Engineer
3 39 (21.31%) Hadoop Engineer
4 25 (13.66%) Senior Data Engineer
5 22 (12.02%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
6 20 (10.93%) J2EE Architect
6 20 (10.93%) Java Architect
6 20 (10.93%) Java/J2EE Architect
7 19 (10.38%) Data Architect
8 18 (9.84%) Java Engineer
9 16 (8.74%) Big Data Architect
9 16 (8.74%) Data Scientist
9 16 (8.74%) Developer
10 15 (8.20%) Software Engineer
11 14 (7.65%) Enterprise Architect
11 14 (7.65%) Enterprise Data Architect
12 9 (4.92%) Data Analytics Architect
12 9 (4.92%) Java Developer
13 8 (4.37%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (21.86%) MLlib
2 38 (20.77%) TensorFlow
3 37 (20.22%) Keras
4 24 (13.11%) J2EE
5 20 (10.93%) Flask
6 18 (9.84%) Spring
7 14 (7.65%) AngularJS
8 11 (6.01%) .NET
8 11 (6.01%) RabbitMQ
9 10 (5.46%) Middleware
10 9 (4.92%) Node.js
10 9 (4.92%) Spring Boot
11 8 (4.37%) JSON
11 8 (4.37%) REST
11 8 (4.37%) RESTful
11 8 (4.37%) Web Services
12 7 (3.83%) Hibernate
13 6 (3.28%) Torch
13 6 (3.28%) WireMock
14 4 (2.19%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.11%) User Experience
2 22 (12.02%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (8.74%) Computer Science
4 14 (7.65%) Algorithms
5 10 (5.46%) Data Structures
6 9 (4.92%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.19%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.19%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.64%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (1.64%) New Media
8 3 (1.64%) W3C
9 2 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.09%) Robotics
10 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.55%) Digital Currency
10 1 (0.55%) Linked Data
10 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 85 (46.45%) Linux
2 5 (2.73%) Unix
2 5 (2.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (40.44%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (38.25%) Machine Learning
3 64 (34.97%) Continuous Integration
4 55 (30.05%) Analytics
5 50 (27.32%) MapReduce
6 48 (26.23%) Open Source
7 41 (22.40%) Deep Learning
8 36 (19.67%) Data Science
9 29 (15.85%) Scrum
9 29 (15.85%) Software Delivery
10 28 (15.30%) Data Engineering
11 27 (14.75%) Operations Research
12 26 (14.21%) Software Engineering
13 24 (13.11%) Configuration Management
13 24 (13.11%) TDD
14 23 (12.57%) DevOps
15 21 (11.48%) Data Analytics
16 20 (10.93%) Test Automation
17 19 (10.38%) Digital Marketing
18 17 (9.29%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 122 (66.67%) Java
2 102 (55.74%) Python
3 75 (40.98%) Go
4 64 (34.97%) Scala
5 54 (29.51%) SQL
6 42 (22.95%) Shell Script
7 29 (15.85%) Bash Shell
8 18 (9.84%) JavaScript
9 14 (7.65%) R
10 12 (6.56%) Java 8
11 10 (5.46%) C#
12 7 (3.83%) C++
12 7 (3.83%) PL/SQL
13 6 (3.28%) Julia
13 6 (3.28%) MATLAB
13 6 (3.28%) Perl
14 5 (2.73%) C
15 4 (2.19%) Ruby
16 1 (0.55%) Erlang
16 1 (0.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (12.57%) Degree
2 9 (4.92%) Computer Science Degree
2 9 (4.92%) Master's Degree
3 8 (4.37%) PhD
4 3 (1.64%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.64%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.28%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 42 (22.95%) Apache Flume
2 40 (21.86%) Docker
3 21 (11.48%) HDFS
4 20 (10.93%) vSphere
5 7 (3.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (1.09%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.09%) NFS
7 2 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.09%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 43 (23.50%) Hadoop YARN
2 37 (20.22%) Ansible
3 32 (17.49%) Kubernetes
4 24 (13.11%) Puppet
5 20 (10.93%) logstash
5 20 (10.93%) Rancher
6 12 (6.56%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (4.37%) Terraform
8 5 (2.73%) Prometheus
9 4 (2.19%) Marathon
9 4 (2.19%) Mesos
10 3 (1.64%) Kibana
11 1 (0.55%) Cobbler
11 1 (0.55%) Grafana
11 1 (0.55%) Nagios
11 1 (0.55%) Oozie
Vendors
1 63 (34.43%) Cloudera
2 44 (24.04%) Hortonworks
3 28 (15.30%) Oracle
4 26 (14.21%) VMware
5 20 (10.93%) SaltStack
6 9 (4.92%) IBM
7 7 (3.83%) Microsoft
8 6 (3.28%) AppDynamics
8 6 (3.28%) Splunk
9 4 (2.19%) Apigee
9 4 (2.19%) Talend
10 3 (1.64%) Google
10 3 (1.64%) MapR
10 3 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.09%) Databricks
12 1 (0.55%) Ab Initio
12 1 (0.55%) MicroStrategy
12 1 (0.55%) Vertica