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

Apache Kafka
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 410 640 819
Rank change year-on-year +230 +179  
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 592 291 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.67% 0.30% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.64% 0.77% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 458 241 135
Median salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £38,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £92,500 £86,200
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 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 36096 37770 42141
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.98% 38.91% 38.07%
Number of salaries quoted 30323 32819 36049
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 25 June 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 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
England +231 575 £70,000 - 114
London +151 396 £72,500 +3.57% 75
South East +115 96 £65,000 -1.88% 12
City of London +31 25 £67,500 +12.50% 12
Yorkshire +29 23 £50,000 +5.26% 17
South West +17 22 £67,500 -3.57% 1
East Sussex - 19 £50,000 -
Brighton - 19 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire +24 18 £55,000 +15.78% 15
Leeds +16 18 £55,000 -18.51% 14
Bristol -2 18 £73,000 +46.00% 1
North West -27 17 £53,500 +12.63% 3
Surrey +38 16 £65,000 - 2
Berkshire +35 16 £57,500 +43.75% 2
East of England +14 16 £52,500 +45.83% 2
Oxfordshire +27 14 £84,000 +5.00% 3
Oxford +20 14 £84,000 -1.17% 2
Hampshire +19 14 £67,500 -3.57% 2
Buckinghamshire - 11 £66,250 -
Milton Keynes - 11 £66,250 -
St Albans +4 10 £52,500 +45.83% 1
Hertfordshire -3 10 £52,500 +45.83% 1
Cheshire - 10 £78,750 -
Reading +23 8 £43,750 +16.66% 1
Wales +16 7 £32,500 -
Slough +13 7 £57,500 +27.77% 1
South Wales - 7 £32,500 -
Chester - 6 £45,000 -
Kent - 6 £50,000 - 3
Kidlington - 6 £84,000 -

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 with a requirement for Kafka.

1 648 (61.25%) Java
2 590 (55.77%) Agile Software Development
3 509 (48.11%) Apache Spark
4 470 (44.42%) Big Data
5 418 (39.51%) Python
6 412 (38.94%) Hadoop
7 381 (36.01%) NoSQL
8 361 (34.12%) Scala
9 353 (33.36%) Apache Cassandra
10 340 (32.14%) Amazon AWS
11 306 (28.92%) Linux
12 283 (26.75%) Docker
13 277 (26.18%) DevOps
14 274 (25.90%) TDD
15 234 (22.12%) SQL
16 230 (21.74%) Software Engineering
17 223 (21.08%) Open Source
18 220 (20.79%) JavaScript
19 218 (20.60%) Microservices
20 215 (20.32%) Apache
21 211 (19.94%) Continuous Integration
22 209 (19.75%) Analytics
23 201 (19.00%) Apache Hive
24 198 (18.71%) MongoDB
24 198 (18.71%) Node.js
24 198 (18.71%) Scrum
25 189 (17.86%) Elasticsearch
26 185 (17.49%) Finance
27 174 (16.45%) C#
28 168 (15.88%) 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
1 509 (48.11%) Apache Spark
2 215 (20.32%) Apache
3 189 (17.86%) Elasticsearch
4 66 (6.24%) Apache Pig
5 60 (5.67%) Tomcat
6 56 (5.29%) Apache Solr
7 23 (2.17%) Confluence
8 21 (1.98%) Apache Airflow
9 19 (1.80%) CMS
9 19 (1.80%) Traefik
10 16 (1.51%) nginx
11 14 (1.32%) Jetty
12 12 (1.13%) WebLogic
13 11 (1.04%) SAS
13 11 (1.04%) WebSphere
14 10 (0.95%) IIS
15 9 (0.85%) JBoss
16 8 (0.76%) MQSeries
16 8 (0.76%) OpenStack
17 7 (0.66%) Liferay
Applications
1 5 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.19%) HipChat
3 2 (0.19%) SPSS
4 1 (0.095%) InVision
4 1 (0.095%) Weka
Business Applications
1 19 (1.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.19%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.095%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 340 (32.14%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (7.37%) GitHub
3 67 (6.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 66 (6.24%) Google Cloud Platform
5 49 (4.63%) Amazon EC2
6 47 (4.44%) Amazon Kinesis
7 40 (3.78%) Amazon S3
8 19 (1.80%) AWS CloudFormation
8 19 (1.80%) SaaS
9 17 (1.61%) IaaS
10 16 (1.51%) AWS Lambda
11 15 (1.42%) Amazon EMR
11 15 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
11 15 (1.42%) PaaS
12 10 (0.95%) Amazon SQS
13 8 (0.76%) Amazon ELB
13 8 (0.76%) Google App Engine
13 8 (0.76%) Office 365
14 7 (0.66%) OpenShift
15 5 (0.47%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.70%) DNS
2 16 (1.51%) Internet
3 15 (1.42%) AMQP
3 15 (1.42%) HTTP
4 14 (1.32%) SAN
5 13 (1.23%) SSL
6 11 (1.04%) Firewall
7 9 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (0.76%) Kerberos
8 8 (0.76%) LAN
8 8 (0.76%) VPN
8 8 (0.76%) WAN
9 7 (0.66%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (0.66%) Cisco PIX
9 7 (0.66%) OpenVPN
9 7 (0.66%) TCP/IP
10 6 (0.57%) Software-Defined Networking
11 5 (0.47%) LDAP
11 5 (0.47%) NAS
12 4 (0.38%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 470 (44.42%) Big Data
2 412 (38.94%) Hadoop
3 381 (36.01%) NoSQL
4 353 (33.36%) Apache Cassandra
5 201 (19.00%) Apache Hive
6 198 (18.71%) MongoDB
7 146 (13.80%) HBase
8 137 (12.95%) PostgreSQL
8 137 (12.95%) Relational Database
9 130 (12.29%) SQL Server
10 108 (10.21%) MySQL
11 73 (6.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 69 (6.52%) Redis
13 68 (6.43%) RDBMS
14 61 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
15 57 (5.39%) Neo4j
16 51 (4.82%) Blockchain
16 51 (4.82%) Impala
17 48 (4.54%) Amazon Redshift
18 44 (4.16%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 168 (15.88%) Jenkins
2 131 (12.38%) Git (software)
3 98 (9.26%) Maven
4 55 (5.20%) TeamCity
5 44 (4.16%) webpack
6 43 (4.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 42 (3.97%) JIRA
8 41 (3.88%) Babel
9 40 (3.78%) Octopus Deploy
10 33 (3.12%) Gradle
11 32 (3.02%) Vagrant
12 31 (2.93%) Eclipse
13 25 (2.36%) Selenium
14 23 (2.17%) Bitbucket
15 22 (2.08%) Cucumber
16 21 (1.98%) JBehave
16 21 (1.98%) Subversion
17 20 (1.89%) Mockito
18 19 (1.80%) NUnit
19 17 (1.61%) Travis CI
General
1 185 (17.49%) Finance
2 72 (6.81%) Marketing
3 71 (6.71%) Banking
4 55 (5.20%) Games
5 37 (3.50%) Retail
6 29 (2.74%) Investment Banking
7 28 (2.65%) Front Office
8 27 (2.55%) Telecoms
9 23 (2.17%) Advertising
10 19 (1.80%) Electronics
10 19 (1.80%) Manufacturing
11 13 (1.23%) Legal
12 12 (1.13%) Online Betting
12 12 (1.13%) Retail Banking
13 11 (1.04%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.66%) Publishing
15 2 (0.19%) Billing
15 2 (0.19%) Italian Language
16 1 (0.095%) Law
16 1 (0.095%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 453 (42.82%) Developer
2 218 (20.60%) Java Developer
3 130 (12.29%) Architect
4 116 (10.96%) Data Engineer
5 111 (10.49%) Senior Developer
6 96 (9.07%) Software Engineer
7 90 (8.51%) DevOps Engineer
8 75 (7.09%) Data Architect
9 69 (6.52%) Scala Developer
10 67 (6.33%) Big Data Engineer
11 66 (6.24%) C# Developer
12 58 (5.48%) Linux Engineer
13 57 (5.39%) Senior Java Developer
14 51 (4.82%) Big Data Architect
15 48 (4.54%) Java Engineer
16 47 (4.44%) .NET Developer
17 46 (4.35%) Big Data Developer
18 43 (4.06%) Hadoop Engineer
19 40 (3.78%) Software Developer
20 37 (3.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (18.71%) Node.js
2 164 (15.50%) AngularJS
3 157 (14.84%) RabbitMQ
4 155 (14.65%) Spring
5 152 (14.37%) .NET
6 119 (11.25%) React
7 108 (10.21%) REST
8 105 (9.92%) Web Services
9 98 (9.26%) RESTful
10 90 (8.51%) HTML
11 71 (6.71%) ActiveMQ
12 69 (6.52%) JSON
13 59 (5.58%) CSS
13 59 (5.58%) HTML5
14 57 (5.39%) JMS
15 56 (5.29%) Akka
16 52 (4.91%) jQuery
17 49 (4.63%) Spring Boot
18 47 (4.44%) Flask
19 46 (4.35%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 104 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (7.84%) Computer Science
3 59 (5.58%) Fintech
4 57 (5.39%) Greenfield Project
5 42 (3.97%) Algorithms
6 32 (3.02%) Data Centre
7 30 (2.84%) Data Structures
8 25 (2.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 20 (1.89%) Derivative
9 20 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
10 18 (1.70%) Public Cloud
10 18 (1.70%) Virtual Team
11 17 (1.61%) Mobile App
12 15 (1.42%) Cloud Native
13 11 (1.04%) Fixed Income
13 11 (1.04%) User Experience
14 10 (0.95%) Bitcoin
14 10 (0.95%) Hedge funds
15 9 (0.85%) Social Media
16 8 (0.76%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 306 (28.92%) Linux
2 71 (6.71%) Unix
3 58 (5.48%) CentOS
4 55 (5.20%) Ubuntu
5 49 (4.63%) Windows
6 22 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (1.61%) Windows Server
8 16 (1.51%) Android
9 15 (1.42%) Apple iOS
10 8 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.47%) Debian
12 3 (0.28%) Solaris
13 2 (0.19%) CoreOS
13 2 (0.19%) Mesosphere
14 1 (0.095%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.095%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 590 (55.77%) Agile Software Development
2 277 (26.18%) DevOps
3 274 (25.90%) TDD
4 230 (21.74%) Software Engineering
5 223 (21.08%) Open Source
6 218 (20.60%) Microservices
7 211 (19.94%) Continuous Integration
8 209 (19.75%) Analytics
9 198 (18.71%) Scrum
10 122 (11.53%) Kanban
11 114 (10.78%) Business Intelligence
12 112 (10.59%) Test Automation
13 106 (10.02%) ETL
14 104 (9.83%) Machine Learning
15 98 (9.26%) BDD
16 83 (7.84%) Multithreading
17 82 (7.75%) Mentoring
18 74 (6.99%) MVC
19 73 (6.90%) Pair Programming
20 71 (6.71%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 648 (61.25%) Java
2 418 (39.51%) Python
3 361 (34.12%) Scala
4 234 (22.12%) SQL
5 220 (20.79%) JavaScript
6 174 (16.45%) C#
7 110 (10.40%) Ruby
8 103 (9.74%) Go
9 95 (8.98%) C++
10 68 (6.43%) PHP
11 62 (5.86%) Bash Shell
12 58 (5.48%) R
13 50 (4.73%) ES6
14 44 (4.16%) Perl
15 42 (3.97%) F#
16 33 (3.12%) Clojure
17 27 (2.55%) C
18 26 (2.46%) Groovy
19 21 (1.98%) Shell Script
20 17 (1.61%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 100 (9.45%) Degree
2 39 (3.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (2.84%) PhD
4 12 (1.13%) Master's Degree
5 9 (0.85%) Postgraduate
5 9 (0.85%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.47%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.28%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.19%) CCNA
8 2 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.19%) RHCE
8 2 (0.19%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.095%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.095%) CBAP
9 1 (0.095%) CCA
9 1 (0.095%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (5.48%) QA
2 39 (3.69%) Data Quality
3 14 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.47%) MiFID
5 4 (0.38%) ISO 20022
6 2 (0.19%) GCP
6 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.095%) GDPR
7 1 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 283 (26.75%) Docker
2 113 (10.68%) HDFS
3 68 (6.43%) Apache Flume
4 57 (5.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 18 (1.70%) etcd
6 15 (1.42%) iptables
7 13 (1.23%) Ceph
7 13 (1.23%) Varnish
8 12 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (0.95%) Shibboleth
10 9 (0.85%) VirtualBox
11 8 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
12 7 (0.66%) Hyper-V
13 5 (0.47%) KVM
14 4 (0.38%) Gluster
15 3 (0.28%) LXC
15 3 (0.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 1 (0.095%) Cronacle
16 1 (0.095%) GPFS
16 1 (0.095%) Xen
Systems Management
1 148 (13.99%) Kubernetes
2 131 (12.38%) Puppet
3 125 (11.81%) Ansible
4 124 (11.72%) Opscode Chef
5 72 (6.81%) Nagios
6 64 (6.05%) Terraform
7 53 (5.01%) Kibana
8 41 (3.88%) Oozie
9 40 (3.78%) Mesos
10 27 (2.55%) logstash
11 21 (1.98%) Grafana
12 20 (1.89%) Hadoop YARN
13 19 (1.80%) ZABBIX
14 18 (1.70%) Consul
14 18 (1.70%) Prometheus
15 13 (1.23%) Ambari
15 13 (1.23%) Docker Swarm
15 13 (1.23%) Marathon
16 10 (0.95%) Icinga
16 10 (0.95%) StatsD
Vendors
1 88 (8.32%) Google
2 61 (5.77%) Microsoft
3 59 (5.58%) Oracle
4 49 (4.63%) Red Hat
5 43 (4.06%) Cloudera
6 42 (3.97%) Hortonworks
7 34 (3.21%) Splunk
8 30 (2.84%) New Relic
9 26 (2.46%) IBM
10 23 (2.17%) SaltStack
10 23 (2.17%) Teradata
11 21 (1.98%) Apigee
11 21 (1.98%) SAP
12 19 (1.80%) Tableau
13 16 (1.51%) Informatica
13 16 (1.51%) Talend
14 15 (1.42%) VMware
15 13 (1.23%) Cisco
16 12 (1.13%) HP
17 11 (1.04%) Dell
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Great Benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Freshtechit
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Sky Betting and Gaming
Salary: Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Pudsey, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £53600 - £71500 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + 20% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £375 - £425 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + 20% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £95000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 6 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Explore Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Java Source
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, great pension & corporate p
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Outstanding + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus, Healthcare & Equity
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coded People
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Performance related Annual Bonus a
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + stock options
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + bonus and additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago