Kafka Jobs in the South East

Apache Kafka
England > South East

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 27 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
27 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 265 262 157
Rank change year-on-year -3 -105 +44
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 133 141 479
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.77% 1.00% 2.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.24% 3.46% 6.49%
Number of salaries quoted 125 77 206
10th Percentile - £52,500 £52,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £70,000 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year -21.43% -12.50% +6.67%
75th Percentile £72,500 £90,000 £87,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £115,000 -
England median annual salary £77,500 £90,000 £81,000
% change year-on-year -13.89% +11.11% +8.00%

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 3,140 4,071 7,386
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 18.13% 28.75% 36.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2,505 2,746 4,412
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% +4.35% +9.52%
75th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £92,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +3.85% +13.04%

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Kafka as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in the South East

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Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Kafka in the South East.

Salary trend for Kafka in the South East

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Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Kafka in the South East over the 6 months to 27 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Kafka in the South East

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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 27 May 2024. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley -10 40 £67,500 +12.50% 6
Surrey +18 35 £45,000 -30.77% 3
Hampshire -42 23 £45,000 -50.00% 9
Berkshire +13 20 £59,250 -5.20% 2
West Sussex +37 17 £57,500 +15.00% 4
Buckinghamshire -39 17 £87,500 +45.83% 4
East Sussex +18 9 £57,500 -26.98% 2
Oxfordshire -11 3 £70,000 +40.00%
Kent -10 1 £112,500 -
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England

Kafka
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (4.51%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.01%) Apache
3 2 (1.50%) JBoss
3 2 (1.50%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 67 (50.38%) AWS
2 58 (43.61%) Azure
3 5 (3.76%) Serverless
4 4 (3.01%) Firebolt
4 4 (3.01%) GitHub
5 3 (2.26%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (2.26%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.50%) Amazon ECS
6 2 (1.50%) Amazon EKS
6 2 (1.50%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.50%) Entra ID
7 1 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.75%) Azure DevOps
7 1 (0.75%) SaaS
7 1 (0.75%) Snowflake
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (69.17%) PostgreSQL
2 49 (36.84%) MongoDB
3 42 (31.58%) Hadoop
4 13 (9.77%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (9.77%) MySQL
5 9 (6.77%) Big Data
6 8 (6.02%) CouchDB
6 8 (6.02%) NoSQL
6 8 (6.02%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.01%) Redis
8 3 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.26%) Apache Hive
8 3 (2.26%) Impala
8 3 (2.26%) Sqoop
9 2 (1.50%) Amazon Athena
9 2 (1.50%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.75%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.75%) Data Vault
10 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 36 (27.07%) Git
2 11 (8.27%) Bitbucket
3 8 (6.02%) Gradle
4 7 (5.26%) JIRA
5 6 (4.51%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.51%) JUnit
6 5 (3.76%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.26%) JMeter
8 2 (1.50%) GitLab
8 2 (1.50%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.50%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.75%) Bitbucket Server
9 1 (0.75%) Postman
9 1 (0.75%) Selenium
9 1 (0.75%) Serenity BDD
9 1 (0.75%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.75%) Subversion
9 1 (0.75%) TestNG
General
1 47 (35.34%) Social Skills
2 45 (33.83%) Finance
3 10 (7.52%) Publishing
4 7 (5.26%) Banking
5 2 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.50%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.75%) Advertising
6 1 (0.75%) Automotive
6 1 (0.75%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (0.75%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 59 (44.36%) Developer
2 38 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 35 (26.32%) Senior
4 29 (21.80%) Senior Developer
5 16 (12.03%) Java Developer
5 16 (12.03%) Lead
6 14 (10.53%) Java Engineer
7 12 (9.02%) Architect
8 10 (7.52%) Lead Java Engineer
8 10 (7.52%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (6.77%) Java Software Engineer
9 9 (6.77%) Software Engineer
10 6 (4.51%) Lead Software Engineer
11 5 (3.76%) IT Engineer
11 5 (3.76%) IT Support
11 5 (3.76%) IT Support Engineer
11 5 (3.76%) Junior
11 5 (3.76%) Junior Developer
11 5 (3.76%) Junior Java Developer
11 5 (3.76%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (36.84%) Node.js
2 38 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
3 36 (27.07%) REST
4 32 (24.06%) Web Services
5 30 (22.56%) GraphQL
5 30 (22.56%) gRPC
6 18 (13.53%) Spring Boot
7 14 (10.53%) Spring
8 10 (7.52%) React Native
9 8 (6.02%) Hibernate
10 5 (3.76%) React
11 4 (3.01%) Django
11 4 (3.01%) FastAPI
11 4 (3.01%) SQLAlchemy
12 3 (2.26%) AngularJS
12 3 (2.26%) RESTful
13 2 (1.50%) .NET
13 2 (1.50%) Akka
13 2 (1.50%) Keycloak
13 2 (1.50%) Vert.x
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.02%) Client/Server
1 8 (6.02%) PropTech
2 3 (2.26%) Distributed Systems
3 1 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.02%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (47.37%) Microservices
2 60 (45.11%) Agile
3 59 (44.36%) DevOps
4 54 (40.60%) TDD
5 39 (29.32%) CI/CD
6 33 (24.81%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (23.31%) Continuous Deployment
7 31 (23.31%) Regression Testing
8 27 (20.30%) Computer Science
9 20 (15.04%) Roadmaps
10 19 (14.29%) SDLC
11 17 (12.78%) Problem-Solving
11 17 (12.78%) Software Engineering
12 14 (10.53%) Mentoring
13 11 (8.27%) Artificial Intelligence
13 11 (8.27%) Full Stack Development
13 11 (8.27%) Machine Learning
14 10 (7.52%) Pair Programming
14 10 (7.52%) Product Roadmap
14 10 (7.52%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 88 (66.17%) Java
2 60 (45.11%) SQL
3 59 (44.36%) Python
4 53 (39.85%) Go
5 14 (10.53%) Kotlin
6 4 (3.01%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.26%) Scala
7 3 (2.26%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.50%) C#
9 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 38 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 19 (14.29%) Degree
3 17 (12.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.75%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.75%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
4 1 (0.75%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.26%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 73 (54.89%) Docker
2 3 (2.26%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 33 (24.81%) Kubernetes
2 6 (4.51%) Ansible
3 3 (2.26%) Kibana
3 3 (2.26%) Terraform
4 2 (1.50%) Grafana
4 2 (1.50%) Podman
4 2 (1.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (8.27%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.52%) Apple
2 10 (7.52%) Google
3 3 (2.26%) Cloudera
3 3 (2.26%) Informatica
3 3 (2.26%) Oracle
3 3 (2.26%) Splunk
4 2 (1.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.75%) CA Agile Central