The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 26 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
UK
3 months to
26 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 431 623 830
Rank change year-on-year +192 +207  
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 548 309 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.63% 0.31% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.51% 0.81% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 436 262 124
Median salary £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £89,800 £86,225
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +22.22% -14.28%  

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 with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 36236 38012 40829
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.35% 38.67% 38.12%
Number of salaries quoted 30585 32907 34838
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.70% +6.25%  

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Kafka
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Kafka.

Salary trend for Kafka in the UK

Kafka
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Kafka over the 3 months to 26 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Kafka in the UK

Kafka
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kafka within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 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
England +202 534 £70,000 +3.70% 113
London +147 388 £72,500 +3.57% 76
South East +102 79 £65,000 +44.44% 16
City of London +23 29 £65,000 - 12
Hampshire +25 22 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Yorkshire +14 18 £48,750 +2.63% 6
Surrey +41 16 £65,000 - 1
South West -2 16 £60,000 +2.12% 6
North West -18 16 £55,000 +15.78% 4
Berkshire +31 15 £60,000 +44.57% 1
Reading +27 15 £60,000 +44.57%
Cheshire - 14 £55,000 - 2
East of England +11 13 £52,500 +31.25% 5
Brighton - 13 £50,000 - 2
East Sussex - 13 £50,000 - 2
Leeds +11 11 £55,000 -18.51% 5
West Yorkshire +9 11 £55,000 +15.78% 5
Southampton - 9 £40,000 - 1
Oxford - 8 £84,000 - 3
Chester - 8 £55,000 - 2
Bristol - 8 £73,000 - 4
Oxfordshire - 8 £84,000 - 3
Wales +4 6 £27,903 -14.14% 1
Cambridgeshire - 6 £40,000 - 2
South Wales - 6 £27,903 - 1
Guildford +26 5 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire +5 5 £52,500 +31.25% 3
St Albans -11 5 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Kidlington - 5 £84,000 -
Cambridge - 5 £40,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 with a requirement for Kafka.

1 593 (60.88%) Java
2 547 (56.16%) Agile Software Development
3 472 (48.46%) Apache Spark
4 429 (44.05%) Big Data
5 371 (38.09%) Hadoop
6 368 (37.78%) Scala
7 362 (37.17%) Python
8 355 (36.45%) NoSQL
9 323 (33.16%) Amazon AWS
10 309 (31.72%) Apache Cassandra
11 283 (29.06%) Docker
12 281 (28.85%) Linux
13 262 (26.90%) TDD
14 247 (25.36%) DevOps
15 223 (22.90%) Microservices
16 216 (22.18%) JavaScript
17 214 (21.97%) Software Engineering
18 203 (20.84%) SQL
19 201 (20.64%) Apache Hive
20 196 (20.12%) Node.js
21 189 (19.40%) MongoDB
21 189 (19.40%) Open Source
22 188 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
23 187 (19.20%) Apache
24 186 (19.10%) Analytics
25 178 (18.28%) Scrum
26 173 (17.76%) C#
27 169 (17.35%) Kubernetes
28 161 (16.53%) Finance
29 144 (14.78%) Jenkins

Kafka
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 472 (48.46%) Apache Spark
2 187 (19.20%) Apache
3 142 (14.58%) Elasticsearch
4 65 (6.67%) Apache Pig
5 50 (5.13%) Tomcat
6 41 (4.21%) Apache Solr
7 20 (2.05%) Confluence
8 19 (1.95%) Apache Airflow
9 16 (1.64%) nginx
9 16 (1.64%) Traefik
10 14 (1.44%) MQSeries
11 12 (1.23%) Jetty
12 11 (1.13%) CMS
12 11 (1.13%) SAS
13 9 (0.92%) IIS
14 8 (0.82%) OpenStack
15 7 (0.72%) JBoss
16 6 (0.62%) WebSphere
17 5 (0.51%) Apache Qpid
17 5 (0.51%) GemFire
Applications
1 5 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.21%) HipChat
4 1 (0.10%) InVision
4 1 (0.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.31%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.10%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 323 (33.16%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (6.57%) Google Cloud Platform
3 62 (6.37%) GitHub
4 61 (6.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 47 (4.83%) Amazon EC2
6 46 (4.72%) Amazon Kinesis
7 39 (4.00%) Amazon S3
8 23 (2.36%) SaaS
9 22 (2.26%) AWS CloudFormation
10 18 (1.85%) AWS Lambda
11 15 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
12 12 (1.23%) Amazon EMR
13 10 (1.03%) PaaS
14 9 (0.92%) Amazon SQS
15 8 (0.82%) Amazon ELB
15 8 (0.82%) Datadog
15 8 (0.82%) Google App Engine
15 8 (0.82%) IaaS
15 8 (0.82%) Office 365
16 6 (0.62%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.46%) Internet
2 15 (1.54%) SAN
3 14 (1.44%) DNS
4 11 (1.13%) AMQP
4 11 (1.13%) Firewall
5 9 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (0.92%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.82%) LAN
6 8 (0.82%) VPN
6 8 (0.82%) WAN
7 7 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (0.72%) Cisco PIX
7 7 (0.72%) NAS
7 7 (0.72%) OpenVPN
7 7 (0.72%) SSL
8 6 (0.62%) HTTP
8 6 (0.62%) Software-Defined Networking
9 5 (0.51%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (0.41%) tcpdump
11 3 (0.31%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 429 (44.05%) Big Data
2 371 (38.09%) Hadoop
3 355 (36.45%) NoSQL
4 309 (31.72%) Apache Cassandra
5 201 (20.64%) Apache Hive
6 189 (19.40%) MongoDB
7 141 (14.48%) HBase
8 124 (12.73%) Relational Database
9 123 (12.63%) PostgreSQL
10 119 (12.22%) SQL Server
11 107 (10.99%) MySQL
12 70 (7.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 59 (6.06%) Redis
14 58 (5.95%) Neo4j
14 58 (5.95%) RDBMS
15 52 (5.34%) Data Warehouse
15 52 (5.34%) Impala
16 50 (5.13%) Blockchain
17 49 (5.03%) Amazon Redshift
18 40 (4.11%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 144 (14.78%) Jenkins
2 105 (10.78%) Git (software)
3 76 (7.80%) Maven
4 43 (4.41%) webpack
5 42 (4.31%) TeamCity
6 40 (4.11%) Babel
7 39 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
8 38 (3.90%) Vagrant
9 36 (3.70%) JIRA
10 30 (3.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 23 (2.36%) Gradle
11 23 (2.36%) NUnit
12 21 (2.16%) Eclipse
12 21 (2.16%) Selenium
13 18 (1.85%) Subversion
14 15 (1.54%) JUnit
15 14 (1.44%) Sonatype Nexus
15 14 (1.44%) Talend Open Studio
15 14 (1.44%) Travis CI
16 11 (1.13%) Cucumber
General
1 161 (16.53%) Finance
2 67 (6.88%) Games
3 65 (6.67%) Banking
4 55 (5.65%) Marketing
5 38 (3.90%) Retail
6 33 (3.39%) Investment Banking
7 29 (2.98%) Advertising
7 29 (2.98%) Front Office
8 13 (1.33%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.23%) Financial Institution
9 12 (1.23%) Legal
9 12 (1.23%) Retail Banking
10 8 (0.82%) Online Betting
11 7 (0.72%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.62%) Electronics
13 5 (0.51%) Publishing
14 4 (0.41%) Billing
15 3 (0.31%) Italian Language
15 3 (0.31%) Law
16 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 430 (44.15%) Developer
2 203 (20.84%) Java Developer
3 127 (13.04%) Architect
4 116 (11.91%) Data Engineer
5 99 (10.16%) Senior Developer
6 87 (8.93%) Software Engineer
7 86 (8.83%) Scala Developer
8 84 (8.62%) DevOps Engineer
9 72 (7.39%) Data Architect
10 63 (6.47%) C# Developer
11 61 (6.26%) Big Data Engineer
12 48 (4.93%) Linux Engineer
13 47 (4.83%) Java Scala Developer
14 46 (4.72%) Senior Java Developer
15 44 (4.52%) Big Data Architect
15 44 (4.52%) Java Engineer
16 40 (4.11%) Big Data Developer
16 40 (4.11%) Hadoop Engineer
17 38 (3.90%) .NET Developer
18 35 (3.59%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (20.12%) Node.js
2 143 (14.68%) .NET
3 135 (13.86%) AngularJS
4 132 (13.55%) RabbitMQ
5 127 (13.04%) Spring
6 113 (11.60%) React
7 110 (11.29%) Web Services
8 108 (11.09%) REST
9 91 (9.34%) HTML
9 91 (9.34%) RESTful
10 82 (8.42%) Akka
11 69 (7.08%) ActiveMQ
12 61 (6.26%) JSON
13 59 (6.06%) HTML5
14 57 (5.85%) jQuery
15 53 (5.44%) CSS
16 50 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web API
16 50 (5.13%) JMS
17 46 (4.72%) Spring Boot
18 45 (4.62%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 92 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
2 88 (9.03%) Computer Science
3 54 (5.54%) Fintech
4 52 (5.34%) Greenfield Project
5 51 (5.24%) Algorithms
6 39 (4.00%) Data Structures
7 31 (3.18%) Data Centre
8 28 (2.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 19 (1.95%) Derivative
10 18 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
11 17 (1.75%) Public Cloud
11 17 (1.75%) Virtual Team
12 16 (1.64%) Mobile App
13 15 (1.54%) Fixed Income
14 14 (1.44%) Cloud Native
14 14 (1.44%) Social Media
15 12 (1.23%) Replication
16 11 (1.13%) Internet of Things
17 10 (1.03%) Equities
17 10 (1.03%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 281 (28.85%) Linux
2 66 (6.78%) Unix
3 52 (5.34%) Ubuntu
4 47 (4.83%) CentOS
5 42 (4.31%) Windows
6 17 (1.75%) Windows Server
7 14 (1.44%) Android
7 14 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (1.33%) Apple iOS
9 9 (0.92%) Debian
10 8 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.21%) CoreOS
11 2 (0.21%) Mesosphere
12 1 (0.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 547 (56.16%) Agile Software Development
2 262 (26.90%) TDD
3 247 (25.36%) DevOps
4 223 (22.90%) Microservices
5 214 (21.97%) Software Engineering
6 189 (19.40%) Open Source
7 188 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
8 186 (19.10%) Analytics
9 178 (18.28%) Scrum
10 109 (11.19%) Kanban
11 96 (9.86%) BDD
11 96 (9.86%) ETL
11 96 (9.86%) Test Automation
12 92 (9.45%) Business Intelligence
13 85 (8.73%) Machine Learning
14 75 (7.70%) Configuration Management
14 75 (7.70%) Mentoring
15 71 (7.29%) OO
16 69 (7.08%) E-Commerce
16 69 (7.08%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 593 (60.88%) Java
2 368 (37.78%) Scala
3 362 (37.17%) Python
4 216 (22.18%) JavaScript
5 203 (20.84%) SQL
6 173 (17.76%) C#
7 101 (10.37%) Ruby
8 94 (9.65%) Go
9 87 (8.93%) C++
10 64 (6.57%) Bash Shell
11 62 (6.37%) PHP
12 53 (5.44%) R
13 48 (4.93%) ES6
14 41 (4.21%) F#
14 41 (4.21%) Perl
15 31 (3.18%) Groovy
16 28 (2.87%) Clojure
17 25 (2.57%) C
18 19 (1.95%) Shell Script
19 17 (1.75%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 110 (11.29%) Degree
2 26 (2.67%) PhD
3 14 (1.44%) Master's Degree
4 13 (1.33%) Postgraduate
5 5 (0.51%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.21%) CCNA
6 2 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.21%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.21%) RHCE
6 2 (0.21%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.10%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.10%) CBAP
7 1 (0.10%) IIBA
7 1 (0.10%) Mathematical Degree
7 1 (0.10%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (6.57%) QA
2 38 (3.90%) Data Quality
3 14 (1.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.51%) MiFID
5 4 (0.41%) ISO20022
6 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.10%) GCP
7 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 283 (29.06%) Docker
2 105 (10.78%) HDFS
3 65 (6.67%) Apache Flume
4 59 (6.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 21 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (1.54%) VirtualBox
7 14 (1.44%) etcd
8 13 (1.33%) Varnish
9 11 (1.13%) iptables
10 9 (0.92%) Ceph
10 9 (0.92%) Shibboleth
11 8 (0.82%) KVM
11 8 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
12 7 (0.72%) Hyper-V
13 5 (0.51%) Gluster
14 4 (0.41%) Xen
15 2 (0.21%) NFS
15 2 (0.21%) Squid
16 1 (0.10%) Cronacle
16 1 (0.10%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 169 (17.35%) Kubernetes
2 127 (13.04%) Puppet
3 117 (12.01%) Opscode Chef
4 108 (11.09%) Ansible
5 67 (6.88%) Nagios
6 65 (6.67%) Terraform
7 51 (5.24%) Kibana
8 50 (5.13%) Mesos
9 36 (3.70%) Oozie
10 27 (2.77%) logstash
11 25 (2.57%) Consul
12 23 (2.36%) Hadoop YARN
13 20 (2.05%) Docker Swarm
14 18 (1.85%) ZABBIX
15 17 (1.75%) Grafana
16 16 (1.64%) Marathon
16 16 (1.64%) StatsD
17 14 (1.44%) Ambari
18 13 (1.33%) Prometheus
19 12 (1.23%) Icinga
Vendors
1 86 (8.83%) Google
2 56 (5.75%) Microsoft
3 46 (4.72%) Oracle
4 45 (4.62%) Hortonworks
5 41 (4.21%) Red Hat
6 40 (4.11%) Cloudera
7 39 (4.00%) New Relic
8 31 (3.18%) Splunk
9 25 (2.57%) IBM
10 24 (2.46%) VMware
11 23 (2.36%) Teradata
12 22 (2.26%) Apigee
13 20 (2.05%) Tableau
14 18 (1.85%) Informatica
14 18 (1.85%) SaltStack
15 14 (1.44%) Talend
16 13 (1.33%) Cisco
17 12 (1.23%) Facebook
18 11 (1.13%) Rackspace
19 9 (0.92%) NetApp
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits and Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + bonus & additional benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Searchability
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Empiric
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum plus fantastic company benefits!
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Energon People
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £84,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + equity, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bond Mckenzie
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum plus guaranteed min. 20%+ bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Storm Global Analytics
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Upto to 50% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Amazing Benefits (inc Healthcare,
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £0.00 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £100000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago