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

Apache Kafka
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 449 675 864
Rank change year-on-year +226 +189  
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 473 280 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.55% 0.27% 0.084%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.38% 0.70% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 414 238 75
Median salary £70,000 £66,750 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.86% +2.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,200 £48,500
10% offered a salary of more than £94,250 £88,600 £81,500
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 34386 40026 40349
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.26% 38.34% 37.68%
Number of salaries quoted 29348 34495 34277
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 29 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 29 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 +198 455 £70,000 +3.70% 91
London +177 366 £70,000 - 66
City of London +60 44 £70,000 +24.44% 12
South East +75 35 £60,000 +33.33% 7
Berkshire +40 13 £60,000 +38.72% 2
Scotland +34 13 £77,500 - 1
Hampshire +32 12 £40,000 - 4
Edinburgh - 12 £77,500 - 1
West Midlands +36 11 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Reading +33 11 £60,000 +44.57% 2
South West +25 11 £47,500 +5.55% 6
North West +3 11 £53,750 +19.44% 2
East of England +24 9 £65,000 - 4
Surrey +46 8 £65,000 -
Yorkshire +27 8 £35,000 -26.31% 3
Warwickshire - 8 £50,000 -
Warwick - 8 £50,000 -
Southampton - 8 £35,750 - 2
Cheshire - 7 £55,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +15 5 £65,000 +62.50%
North Yorkshire - 5 £35,000 -
Middlesbrough - 5 £35,000 -
Chester - 5 £55,000 -
St Albans -10 4 £60,000 +50.00%
Manchester - 4 £52,500 - 1
Leeds +12 3 £51,250 -10.86% 2
Nottingham +9 3 £57,500 -4.16% 2
West Yorkshire +7 3 £51,250 +7.89% 2
Nottinghamshire +7 3 £57,500 -4.16% 2
East Midlands +3 3 £57,500 -4.16% 2

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 502 (61.98%) Java
2 454 (56.05%) Agile Software Development
3 381 (47.04%) Apache Spark
4 365 (45.06%) Big Data
5 346 (42.72%) Scala
6 314 (38.77%) Hadoop
7 312 (38.52%) NoSQL
8 259 (31.98%) Python
9 255 (31.48%) Amazon AWS
10 242 (29.88%) Apache Cassandra
11 233 (28.77%) Docker
12 214 (26.42%) Linux
13 212 (26.17%) Microservices
14 207 (25.56%) TDD
15 191 (23.58%) JavaScript
16 188 (23.21%) DevOps
17 186 (22.96%) Apache Hive
18 184 (22.72%) Node.js
19 179 (22.10%) MongoDB
20 162 (20.00%) Software Engineering
20 162 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
21 161 (19.88%) SQL
21 161 (19.88%) Kubernetes
22 156 (19.26%) Apache
23 143 (17.65%) Open Source
24 140 (17.28%) C#
25 137 (16.91%) Analytics
26 131 (16.17%) Finance
27 123 (15.19%) .NET
28 120 (14.81%) Scrum

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
1 381 (47.04%) Apache Spark
2 156 (19.26%) Apache
3 96 (11.85%) Elasticsearch
4 60 (7.41%) Apache Pig
5 25 (3.09%) Confluence
6 22 (2.72%) Apache Solr
7 17 (2.10%) Tomcat
8 16 (1.98%) MQSeries
9 14 (1.73%) nginx
10 13 (1.60%) Apache Airflow
11 11 (1.36%) Traefik
12 10 (1.23%) SAS
13 7 (0.86%) IIS
14 5 (0.62%) Apache Qpid
14 5 (0.62%) JBoss
14 5 (0.62%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.49%) Jetty
15 4 (0.49%) Lightstreamer
15 4 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 4 (0.49%) WebORB
Applications
1 20 (2.47%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.25%) HipChat
4 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (0.37%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 255 (31.48%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (6.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (6.54%) GitHub
4 48 (5.93%) Google Cloud Platform
5 39 (4.81%) Amazon EC2
6 36 (4.44%) Amazon S3
7 30 (3.70%) Amazon Kinesis
8 25 (3.09%) SaaS
9 19 (2.35%) AWS Lambda
10 16 (1.98%) AWS CloudFormation
11 14 (1.73%) Amazon EMR
11 14 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
12 12 (1.48%) PaaS
13 11 (1.36%) IaaS
14 8 (0.99%) Amazon ELB
14 8 (0.99%) Datadog
15 7 (0.86%) Google App Engine
16 5 (0.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 5 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
17 4 (0.49%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.44%) Internet
2 13 (1.60%) HTTP
2 13 (1.60%) SAN
3 11 (1.36%) Firewall
3 11 (1.36%) SSL
4 8 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (0.99%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.86%) NAS
5 7 (0.86%) VPN
6 6 (0.74%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (0.74%) Cisco PIX
6 6 (0.74%) DNS
6 6 (0.74%) OpenVPN
7 5 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (0.49%) Kerberos
8 4 (0.49%) LAN
8 4 (0.49%) Software-Defined Networking
8 4 (0.49%) WAN
9 3 (0.37%) IPv4
9 3 (0.37%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 365 (45.06%) Big Data
2 314 (38.77%) Hadoop
3 312 (38.52%) NoSQL
4 242 (29.88%) Apache Cassandra
5 186 (22.96%) Apache Hive
6 179 (22.10%) MongoDB
7 107 (13.21%) HBase
8 102 (12.59%) Relational Database
9 101 (12.47%) PostgreSQL
10 99 (12.22%) SQL Server
11 85 (10.49%) MySQL
12 60 (7.41%) Neo4j
13 58 (7.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 51 (6.30%) Sqoop
15 45 (5.56%) Blockchain
15 45 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
15 45 (5.56%) RDBMS
16 44 (5.43%) Amazon Redshift
17 42 (5.19%) Impala
18 34 (4.20%) Redis
Development Applications
1 101 (12.47%) Jenkins
2 79 (9.75%) Git (software)
3 50 (6.17%) Maven
4 42 (5.19%) Babel
4 42 (5.19%) webpack
5 40 (4.94%) JIRA
6 29 (3.58%) Vagrant
7 24 (2.96%) Eclipse
8 23 (2.84%) TeamCity
9 22 (2.72%) Octopus Deploy
10 21 (2.59%) Subversion
11 18 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 14 (1.73%) NUnit
13 13 (1.60%) Selenium
14 12 (1.48%) IntelliJ
15 10 (1.23%) Cucumber
15 10 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
15 10 (1.23%) Travis CI
16 8 (0.99%) ERwin
17 7 (0.86%) JUnit
General
1 131 (16.17%) Finance
2 62 (7.65%) Games
3 44 (5.43%) Banking
4 40 (4.94%) Marketing
5 25 (3.09%) Advertising
6 22 (2.72%) Retail
7 18 (2.22%) Investment Banking
8 12 (1.48%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.23%) Front Office
10 8 (0.99%) Legal
11 4 (0.49%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.49%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.49%) Online Betting
12 3 (0.37%) Billing
12 3 (0.37%) Electronics
12 3 (0.37%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.37%) Law
12 3 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 388 (47.90%) Developer
2 185 (22.84%) Java Developer
3 110 (13.58%) Architect
4 109 (13.46%) Scala Developer
5 101 (12.47%) Data Engineer
6 83 (10.25%) Senior Developer
7 64 (7.90%) Java Scala Developer
8 63 (7.78%) Software Engineer
9 62 (7.65%) Data Architect
10 60 (7.41%) Big Data Engineer
10 60 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
11 52 (6.42%) C# Developer
12 42 (5.19%) Java Engineer
13 37 (4.57%) Big Data Architect
13 37 (4.57%) Senior Java Developer
14 36 (4.44%) Big Data Developer
14 36 (4.44%) Hadoop Engineer
14 36 (4.44%) NoSQL Developer
15 34 (4.20%) JavaScript Developer
15 34 (4.20%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (22.72%) Node.js
2 123 (15.19%) .NET
3 103 (12.72%) AngularJS
4 101 (12.47%) Akka
5 98 (12.10%) REST
6 93 (11.48%) Spring
7 92 (11.36%) RabbitMQ
8 91 (11.23%) React
9 83 (10.25%) HTML
10 81 (10.00%) Web Services
11 63 (7.78%) ActiveMQ
12 59 (7.28%) RESTful
13 50 (6.17%) HTML5
14 49 (6.05%) JSON
15 44 (5.43%) XML
16 42 (5.19%) Redux
17 39 (4.81%) CSS
18 37 (4.57%) ASP.NET Web API
18 37 (4.57%) jQuery
19 36 (4.44%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 86 (10.62%) Computer Science
2 83 (10.25%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (6.42%) Algorithms
4 45 (5.56%) Data Structures
5 43 (5.31%) Fintech
6 18 (2.22%) Online Games
7 17 (2.10%) Data Centre
7 17 (2.10%) Fixed Income
7 17 (2.10%) Internet of Things
8 16 (1.98%) Equities
9 15 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 15 (1.85%) Public Cloud
10 14 (1.73%) Social Media
11 13 (1.60%) Replication
12 12 (1.48%) Hedge funds
13 11 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (1.11%) Mobile App
14 9 (1.11%) User Experience
15 8 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
15 8 (0.99%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 214 (26.42%) Linux
2 53 (6.54%) Unix
3 35 (4.32%) Windows
4 31 (3.83%) Ubuntu
5 27 (3.33%) CentOS
6 14 (1.73%) Windows Server
7 10 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (1.11%) Debian
9 8 (0.99%) Android
10 7 (0.86%) Apple iOS
10 7 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.49%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.12%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 454 (56.05%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (26.17%) Microservices
3 207 (25.56%) TDD
4 188 (23.21%) DevOps
5 162 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 162 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 143 (17.65%) Open Source
7 137 (16.91%) Analytics
8 120 (14.81%) Scrum
9 90 (11.11%) BDD
10 77 (9.51%) Kanban
11 75 (9.26%) E-Commerce
12 67 (8.27%) Mentoring
13 66 (8.15%) Business Intelligence
14 65 (8.02%) Configuration Management
14 65 (8.02%) ETL
14 65 (8.02%) Technical Architecture
15 63 (7.78%) OO
16 62 (7.65%) Pair Programming
17 60 (7.41%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 502 (61.98%) Java
2 346 (42.72%) Scala
3 259 (31.98%) Python
4 191 (23.58%) JavaScript
5 161 (19.88%) SQL
6 140 (17.28%) C#
7 85 (10.49%) Go
7 85 (10.49%) Ruby
8 65 (8.02%) PHP
9 55 (6.79%) Bash Shell
10 48 (5.93%) C++
11 46 (5.68%) R
12 42 (5.19%) ES6
13 35 (4.32%) Perl
14 28 (3.46%) F#
15 26 (3.21%) C
16 23 (2.84%) Groovy
17 20 (2.47%) Clojure
18 11 (1.36%) GraphQL
18 11 (1.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 111 (13.70%) Degree
2 28 (3.46%) PhD
3 16 (1.98%) Postgraduate
4 7 (0.86%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.49%) 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 (0.12%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.12%) CBAP
7 1 (0.12%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.12%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (7.65%) QA
2 25 (3.09%) Data Quality
3 14 (1.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.49%) ISO20022
5 2 (0.25%) GCP
5 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 233 (28.77%) Docker
2 87 (10.74%) HDFS
3 73 (9.01%) Apache Flume
4 45 (5.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 24 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (2.35%) VirtualBox
7 12 (1.48%) KVM
8 7 (0.86%) etcd
8 7 (0.86%) iptables
8 7 (0.86%) Varnish
8 7 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (0.74%) Hyper-V
10 5 (0.62%) Ceph
10 5 (0.62%) Gluster
10 5 (0.62%) Shibboleth
10 5 (0.62%) Xen
11 2 (0.25%) NFS
11 2 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.25%) Squid
12 1 (0.12%) LXC
Systems Management
1 161 (19.88%) Kubernetes
2 109 (13.46%) Puppet
3 81 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
4 76 (9.38%) Ansible
5 64 (7.90%) Mesos
6 45 (5.56%) Terraform
7 44 (5.43%) Nagios
8 39 (4.81%) Kibana
9 35 (4.32%) Oozie
10 23 (2.84%) Docker Swarm
10 23 (2.84%) Hadoop YARN
11 21 (2.59%) Consul
12 18 (2.22%) logstash
13 17 (2.10%) Ambari
13 17 (2.10%) Marathon
14 16 (1.98%) StatsD
15 14 (1.73%) ZABBIX
16 12 (1.48%) Icinga
17 10 (1.23%) HAProxy
18 9 (1.11%) Grafana
Vendors
1 57 (7.04%) Google
2 45 (5.56%) Hortonworks
3 39 (4.81%) Oracle
4 38 (4.69%) Microsoft
5 37 (4.57%) Splunk
6 35 (4.32%) New Relic
7 33 (4.07%) Cloudera
8 27 (3.33%) Red Hat
9 26 (3.21%) VMware
10 22 (2.72%) IBM
11 21 (2.59%) Teradata
12 20 (2.47%) Apigee
13 16 (1.98%) Informatica
14 15 (1.85%) Tableau
15 11 (1.36%) Cisco
16 10 (1.23%) Facebook
16 10 (1.23%) Netezza
17 9 (1.11%) Atlassian
17 9 (1.11%) NetApp
18 8 (0.99%) SaltStack
Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Salary negotiable - plus package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus package and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
GridCell
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonuses, Pension, Training Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 Per Annum plus 10% annual bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £55000 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £47000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £75000 - £120000.00 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
The Datawarehousing Company
Salary: £55,000 per annum plus fantastic benefits details in job description
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 60,000 plsu benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + stock options
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Martin & Conley
Salary: COMPETITIVE SALARY + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum 12.5% annual bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago