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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Kafka
UK
Rank 454 692 879
Rank change year-on-year +238 +187  
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 464 267 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.55% 0.26% 0.082%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.38% 0.67% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 405 224 72
Median salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £47,750
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00%  

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 33569 39639 40144
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 39.99% 38.34% 37.72%
Number of salaries quoted 28635 34132 34071
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 March 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 March 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 +240 446 £70,000 +3.70% 82
London +195 362 £70,000 - 53
City of London +64 44 £70,000 +36.58% 10
South East +72 33 £60,000 +33.33% 9
Scotland +44 13 £77,500 - 1
West Midlands +44 12 £50,000 +17.64%
Hampshire +40 12 £40,000 - 3
Berkshire +37 12 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Edinburgh - 12 £77,500 - 1
Reading +42 10 £60,000 +33.33% 3
South West +18 10 £46,250 +2.77% 8
North West -4 10 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Warwickshire - 9 £50,000 -
Warwick - 9 £50,000 -
East of England +26 8 £65,000 - 4
Southampton - 8 £35,750 - 2
Surrey +41 7 £57,500 - 1
Yorkshire +5 6 £35,000 -26.31% 6
Cheshire - 6 £55,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +22 5 £65,000 +62.50%
Nottinghamshire +18 4 £57,500 -4.16%
Nottingham +15 4 £57,500 -4.16%
East Midlands +10 4 £57,500 -4.16%
St Albans -8 4 £60,000 +50.00%
Middlesbrough - 4 £35,000 - 1
Chester - 4 £55,000 -
North Yorkshire - 4 £35,000 - 1
Manchester - 4 £52,500 - 1
Epsom - 3 £65,000 -
Cornwall - 3 £40,000 -

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 495 (62.19%) Java
2 446 (56.03%) Agile Software Development
3 375 (47.11%) Apache Spark
4 358 (44.97%) Big Data
5 345 (43.34%) Scala
6 309 (38.82%) Hadoop
7 303 (38.07%) NoSQL
8 251 (31.53%) Python
9 249 (31.28%) Amazon AWS
10 233 (29.27%) Apache Cassandra
11 227 (28.52%) Docker
12 209 (26.26%) Microservices
13 207 (26.01%) Linux
14 203 (25.50%) TDD
15 187 (23.49%) JavaScript
16 184 (23.12%) Apache Hive
17 183 (22.99%) DevOps
18 177 (22.24%) Node.js
19 173 (21.73%) MongoDB
20 160 (20.10%) SQL
21 158 (19.85%) Software Engineering
21 158 (19.85%) Continuous Integration
22 157 (19.72%) Kubernetes
23 152 (19.10%) Apache
24 139 (17.46%) Open Source
25 138 (17.34%) Analytics
26 137 (17.21%) C#
27 127 (15.95%) Finance
28 118 (14.82%) .NET
29 116 (14.57%) Scrum

Kafka
Top Related 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
1 375 (47.11%) Apache Spark
2 152 (19.10%) Apache
3 92 (11.56%) Elasticsearch
4 58 (7.29%) Apache Pig
5 26 (3.27%) Confluence
6 20 (2.51%) Apache Solr
7 16 (2.01%) MQSeries
7 16 (2.01%) Tomcat
8 13 (1.63%) Apache Airflow
8 13 (1.63%) nginx
9 11 (1.38%) Traefik
10 9 (1.13%) SAS
11 6 (0.75%) IIS
12 5 (0.63%) Apache Qpid
12 5 (0.63%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.50%) JBoss
13 4 (0.50%) Lightstreamer
13 4 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.50%) WebORB
14 3 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (2.51%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.25%) HipChat
4 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.38%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 249 (31.28%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (6.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (6.53%) GitHub
4 45 (5.65%) Google Cloud Platform
5 37 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
6 34 (4.27%) Amazon S3
7 30 (3.77%) Amazon Kinesis
8 25 (3.14%) SaaS
9 19 (2.39%) AWS Lambda
10 16 (2.01%) AWS CloudFormation
11 15 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
12 14 (1.76%) Amazon EMR
13 12 (1.51%) PaaS
14 11 (1.38%) IaaS
15 8 (1.01%) Datadog
16 7 (0.88%) Amazon ELB
17 6 (0.75%) Google App Engine
18 5 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 4 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
19 4 (0.50%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.52%) Internet
2 15 (1.88%) HTTP
3 12 (1.51%) SAN
4 11 (1.38%) SSL
5 10 (1.26%) Firewall
6 8 (1.01%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (0.88%) NAS
8 6 (0.75%) DNS
8 6 (0.75%) VPN
9 5 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (0.63%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (0.63%) OpenVPN
10 4 (0.50%) LAN
10 4 (0.50%) Software-Defined Networking
10 4 (0.50%) WAN
11 3 (0.38%) IPv4
11 3 (0.38%) Kerberos
11 3 (0.38%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 358 (44.97%) Big Data
2 309 (38.82%) Hadoop
3 303 (38.07%) NoSQL
4 233 (29.27%) Apache Cassandra
5 184 (23.12%) Apache Hive
6 173 (21.73%) MongoDB
7 105 (13.19%) HBase
8 100 (12.56%) Relational Database
9 99 (12.44%) PostgreSQL
10 97 (12.19%) SQL Server
11 83 (10.43%) MySQL
12 59 (7.41%) Neo4j
13 54 (6.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 52 (6.53%) Sqoop
15 44 (5.53%) Amazon Redshift
15 44 (5.53%) RDBMS
16 42 (5.28%) Blockchain
16 42 (5.28%) Data Warehouse
17 41 (5.15%) Impala
18 32 (4.02%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 100 (12.56%) Jenkins
2 78 (9.80%) Git (software)
3 49 (6.16%) Maven
4 41 (5.15%) JIRA
5 39 (4.90%) Babel
5 39 (4.90%) webpack
6 27 (3.39%) Vagrant
7 24 (3.02%) Eclipse
8 23 (2.89%) TeamCity
9 20 (2.51%) Subversion
10 19 (2.39%) Octopus Deploy
11 16 (2.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 14 (1.76%) NUnit
13 12 (1.51%) IntelliJ
13 12 (1.51%) Selenium
14 10 (1.26%) Travis CI
15 9 (1.13%) Cucumber
15 9 (1.13%) Sonatype Nexus
16 7 (0.88%) ERwin
16 7 (0.88%) JUnit
General
1 127 (15.95%) Finance
2 61 (7.66%) Games
3 42 (5.28%) Banking
4 37 (4.65%) Marketing
5 25 (3.14%) Advertising
6 21 (2.64%) Retail
7 18 (2.26%) Investment Banking
8 10 (1.26%) Front Office
8 10 (1.26%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.88%) Legal
10 4 (0.50%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.50%) Online Betting
11 3 (0.38%) Billing
11 3 (0.38%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.38%) Law
11 3 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.25%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.13%) Back Office
13 1 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 386 (48.49%) Developer
2 185 (23.24%) Java Developer
3 111 (13.94%) Scala Developer
4 107 (13.44%) Architect
5 102 (12.81%) Data Engineer
6 81 (10.18%) Senior Developer
7 65 (8.17%) Java Scala Developer
8 61 (7.66%) Software Engineer
9 60 (7.54%) Big Data Engineer
9 60 (7.54%) Data Architect
10 59 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
11 50 (6.28%) C# Developer
12 42 (5.28%) Java Engineer
13 37 (4.65%) Senior Java Developer
14 36 (4.52%) Big Data Developer
15 35 (4.40%) Big Data Architect
15 35 (4.40%) Hadoop Engineer
15 35 (4.40%) NoSQL Developer
16 33 (4.15%) Apache Spark Developer
16 33 (4.15%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (22.24%) Node.js
2 118 (14.82%) .NET
3 102 (12.81%) Akka
4 101 (12.69%) REST
5 98 (12.31%) AngularJS
6 94 (11.81%) RabbitMQ
7 92 (11.56%) Spring
8 87 (10.93%) React
9 84 (10.55%) HTML
10 79 (9.92%) Web Services
11 62 (7.79%) ActiveMQ
12 58 (7.29%) RESTful
13 50 (6.28%) HTML5
14 49 (6.16%) JSON
15 45 (5.65%) XML
16 40 (5.03%) CSS
17 39 (4.90%) Redux
18 36 (4.52%) ASP.NET Web API
18 36 (4.52%) jQuery
19 34 (4.27%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 85 (10.68%) Computer Science
2 82 (10.30%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (6.41%) Algorithms
4 45 (5.65%) Data Structures
5 43 (5.40%) Fintech
6 18 (2.26%) Online Games
7 17 (2.14%) Fixed Income
7 17 (2.14%) Internet of Things
8 16 (2.01%) Equities
9 15 (1.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 14 (1.76%) Data Centre
10 14 (1.76%) Social Media
11 13 (1.63%) Public Cloud
11 13 (1.63%) Replication
12 12 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (1.51%) Hedge funds
13 9 (1.13%) User Experience
14 8 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
14 8 (1.01%) Virtual Team
15 7 (0.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 207 (26.01%) Linux
2 55 (6.91%) Unix
3 35 (4.40%) Windows
4 31 (3.89%) Ubuntu
5 26 (3.27%) CentOS
6 13 (1.63%) Windows Server
7 10 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (1.13%) Debian
9 7 (0.88%) Android
10 6 (0.75%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.50%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.13%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 446 (56.03%) Agile Software Development
2 209 (26.26%) Microservices
3 203 (25.50%) TDD
4 183 (22.99%) DevOps
5 158 (19.85%) Continuous Integration
5 158 (19.85%) Software Engineering
6 139 (17.46%) Open Source
7 138 (17.34%) Analytics
8 116 (14.57%) Scrum
9 88 (11.06%) BDD
10 76 (9.55%) E-Commerce
11 71 (8.92%) Kanban
12 68 (8.54%) Mentoring
13 64 (8.04%) Configuration Management
14 63 (7.91%) OO
15 62 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
15 62 (7.79%) ETL
16 61 (7.66%) Technical Architecture
17 60 (7.54%) Functional Programming
18 59 (7.41%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 495 (62.19%) Java
2 345 (43.34%) Scala
3 251 (31.53%) Python
4 187 (23.49%) JavaScript
5 160 (20.10%) SQL
6 137 (17.21%) C#
7 82 (10.30%) Go
7 82 (10.30%) Ruby
8 62 (7.79%) PHP
9 53 (6.66%) Bash Shell
10 49 (6.16%) C++
11 46 (5.78%) R
12 39 (4.90%) ES6
13 34 (4.27%) Perl
14 27 (3.39%) C
15 26 (3.27%) F#
16 22 (2.76%) Groovy
17 17 (2.14%) Clojure
18 11 (1.38%) Shell Script
19 10 (1.26%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 109 (13.69%) Degree
2 27 (3.39%) PhD
3 16 (2.01%) Postgraduate
4 7 (0.88%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.50%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.25%) CCNA
6 2 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.25%) RHCE
6 2 (0.25%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.13%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.13%) CBAP
7 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.13%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (7.79%) QA
2 25 (3.14%) Data Quality
3 13 (1.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.50%) ISO20022
5 2 (0.25%) GCP
5 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 227 (28.52%) Docker
2 87 (10.93%) HDFS
3 74 (9.30%) Apache Flume
4 46 (5.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 24 (3.02%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (2.39%) VirtualBox
7 11 (1.38%) KVM
8 7 (0.88%) etcd
8 7 (0.88%) iptables
9 6 (0.75%) Varnish
9 6 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (0.63%) Ceph
10 5 (0.63%) Gluster
10 5 (0.63%) Hyper-V
10 5 (0.63%) Xen
11 4 (0.50%) Shibboleth
12 2 (0.25%) LXC
12 2 (0.25%) NFS
12 2 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.25%) Squid
Systems Management
1 157 (19.72%) Kubernetes
2 106 (13.32%) Puppet
3 78 (9.80%) Opscode Chef
4 73 (9.17%) Ansible
5 63 (7.91%) Mesos
6 44 (5.53%) Terraform
7 43 (5.40%) Nagios
8 38 (4.77%) Kibana
9 35 (4.40%) Oozie
10 23 (2.89%) Docker Swarm
11 22 (2.76%) Hadoop YARN
12 21 (2.64%) Consul
13 17 (2.14%) logstash
13 17 (2.14%) Marathon
14 16 (2.01%) Ambari
14 16 (2.01%) StatsD
15 12 (1.51%) Icinga
15 12 (1.51%) ZABBIX
16 9 (1.13%) Grafana
16 9 (1.13%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 54 (6.78%) Google
2 43 (5.40%) Hortonworks
3 40 (5.03%) Oracle
4 37 (4.65%) Microsoft
4 37 (4.65%) Splunk
5 33 (4.15%) Cloudera
5 33 (4.15%) New Relic
6 27 (3.39%) Red Hat
7 26 (3.27%) VMware
8 20 (2.51%) IBM
8 20 (2.51%) Teradata
9 19 (2.39%) Apigee
10 15 (1.88%) Informatica
11 14 (1.76%) Tableau
12 10 (1.26%) Facebook
12 10 (1.26%) Netezza
13 9 (1.13%) Atlassian
13 9 (1.13%) Cisco
13 9 (1.13%) NetApp
14 7 (0.88%) EMC
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 Per Annum plus 10% annual bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £55000 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £47000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 60,000 plsu benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £75000 - £120000.00 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Martin & Conley
Salary: COMPETITIVE SALARY + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum 12.5% annual bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits (Bonus, Pension..)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum, Benefits Benefits & Bonus included
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus+ Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus+ Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hiring People
Salary: Competitive salary STE
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + equity, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Companies House
Salary: £29,646 per annum Generous pension scheme, 30 days A/L, various financ
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Accenture
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + equity, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago