Kafka Jobs with Work from Home Options

Apache Kafka
UK > Work from Home

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 19 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
19 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 233 108 103
Rank change year-on-year -125 -5 +30
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 449 1,327 2,385
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.33% 3.02% 3.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.99% 8.86% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 376 833 1,061
10th Percentile £49,375 £56,250 £52,500
25th Percentile £55,938 £67,500 £65,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £87,500 £82,500
Median % change year-on-year -17.14% +6.06% +17.86%
75th Percentile £91,993 £115,000 £97,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £140,000 £115,000
UK median annual salary £77,500 £90,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year -13.89% +12.50% +10.34%

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Work from Home

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 with a WFH option and 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 8,992 14,971 29,578
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 26.65% 34.07% 44.73%
Number of salaries quoted 7,497 11,184 17,331
10th Percentile £38,750 £41,250 £38,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £50,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +13.64%
75th Percentile £78,750 £86,250 £81,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £102,500 £95,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +8.00% +13.64%

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Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Kafka as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Kafka trend for jobs with a WFH option

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Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Kafka.

Kafka salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

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Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Kafka over the 6 months to 19 April 2024.

Kafka salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

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Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options 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 91 (20.27%) Apache Spark
2 37 (8.24%) Apache
3 11 (2.45%) Apache Airflow
4 6 (1.34%) nginx
5 5 (1.11%) Confluence
6 2 (0.45%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.22%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 234 (52.12%) AWS
2 111 (24.72%) GCP
3 101 (22.49%) Azure
4 49 (10.91%) SaaS
5 44 (9.80%) GitHub
6 38 (8.46%) Amazon S3
7 31 (6.90%) Amazon SQS
8 24 (5.35%) Serverless
8 24 (5.35%) Slack
9 23 (5.12%) Google Docs
9 23 (5.12%) Lucidchart
9 23 (5.12%) Miro
10 21 (4.68%) GitHub Actions
10 21 (4.68%) Power Platform
11 19 (4.23%) Amazon ECS
12 15 (3.34%) Azure DevOps
13 14 (3.12%) Cloud Computing
14 12 (2.67%) AWS Lambda
14 12 (2.67%) Vertex AI
15 11 (2.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.45%) Firewall
2 6 (1.34%) AMQP
3 5 (1.11%) Network Security
4 3 (0.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.45%) HTTP
6 1 (0.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (21.60%) PostgreSQL
2 75 (16.70%) Big Data
3 70 (15.59%) Redis
4 67 (14.92%) Elasticsearch
5 63 (14.03%) NoSQL
6 62 (13.81%) MySQL
6 62 (13.81%) Relational Database
7 45 (10.02%) Hadoop
8 37 (8.24%) MongoDB
9 36 (8.02%) BigQuery
10 23 (5.12%) Scylla
11 22 (4.90%) Tableau
12 21 (4.68%) Data Lake
12 21 (4.68%) Flink
12 21 (4.68%) Power BI
12 21 (4.68%) SQL Server
13 18 (4.01%) Looker
14 16 (3.56%) Apache Cassandra
15 15 (3.34%) CouchDB
16 12 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 73 (16.26%) Jenkins
2 66 (14.70%) Git
3 29 (6.46%) Maven
4 26 (5.79%) GitLab
5 23 (5.12%) JIRA
6 17 (3.79%) Spinnaker
7 11 (2.45%) JUnit
8 10 (2.23%) Cucumber
9 9 (2.00%) Selenium
9 9 (2.00%) SonarQube
10 8 (1.78%) Gradle
11 7 (1.56%) Cypress.io
12 6 (1.34%) Eclipse
12 6 (1.34%) Mocha
12 6 (1.34%) Oracle Forms
13 5 (1.11%) GDB
14 4 (0.89%) Mockito
14 4 (0.89%) Postman
15 2 (0.45%) SoapUI
15 2 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 178 (39.64%) Finance
2 123 (27.39%) Social Skills
3 98 (21.83%) Banking
4 39 (8.69%) Retail
5 37 (8.24%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 24 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (4.90%) Games
8 20 (4.45%) Law
9 19 (4.23%) Legal
10 13 (2.90%) Marketing
11 10 (2.23%) Influencing Skills
11 10 (2.23%) Manufacturing
12 9 (2.00%) Financial Institution
12 9 (2.00%) Presentation Skills
12 9 (2.00%) Public Sector
13 8 (1.78%) Automotive
14 5 (1.11%) Advertising
14 5 (1.11%) Retail Finance
15 3 (0.67%) Front Office
16 2 (0.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 165 (36.75%) Developer
2 153 (34.08%) Senior
3 102 (22.72%) Software Engineer
4 84 (18.71%) Senior Developer
5 51 (11.36%) Lead
6 46 (10.24%) Java Developer
7 39 (8.69%) Architect
8 38 (8.46%) Data Engineer
8 38 (8.46%) Java Engineer
9 37 (8.24%) .NET Developer
10 35 (7.80%) Principal Engineer
11 32 (7.13%) Solutions Architect
12 28 (6.24%) Senior Software Engineer
13 25 (5.57%) Cloud Engineer
13 25 (5.57%) Senior .NET Developer
14 24 (5.35%) Principal Software Engineer
15 23 (5.12%) Java Software Engineer
16 22 (4.90%) Python Engineer
17 20 (4.45%) Full Stack Engineer
17 20 (4.45%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (28.29%) Spring Boot
2 107 (23.83%) Spring
3 82 (18.26%) AngularJS
4 74 (16.48%) React
5 70 (15.59%) RabbitMQ
6 67 (14.92%) .NET
7 66 (14.70%) GraphQL
7 66 (14.70%) REST
8 48 (10.69%) RESTful
9 45 (10.02%) Web Services
10 38 (8.46%) gRPC
11 36 (8.02%) Node.js
12 31 (6.90%) .NET Core
13 29 (6.46%) JSON
14 24 (5.35%) CSS
15 23 (5.12%) Django
16 16 (3.56%) ASP.NET Web API
17 15 (3.34%) HTML
18 14 (3.12%) Hibernate
19 12 (2.67%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 49 (10.91%) Algorithms
2 41 (9.13%) Data Structures
3 37 (8.24%) Greenfield Project
4 31 (6.90%) Client/Server
5 17 (3.79%) Product Ownership
6 16 (3.56%) Blockchain
6 16 (3.56%) Robotics
7 15 (3.34%) Distributed Systems
7 15 (3.34%) PropTech
8 14 (3.12%) Public Cloud
9 12 (2.67%) Video\Live Streaming
10 10 (2.23%) Cloud Native
11 9 (2.00%) Cyberattack
11 9 (2.00%) Sports Betting
12 8 (1.78%) Data Centre
12 8 (1.78%) SWIFT Messaging Network
13 6 (1.34%) Cyber Threat
13 6 (1.34%) Data Fabric
13 6 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 6 (1.34%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (7.57%) Linux
2 11 (2.45%) Unix
3 10 (2.23%) Windows
4 9 (2.00%) CentOS
4 9 (2.00%) Solaris
4 9 (2.00%) Ubuntu
4 9 (2.00%) zOS
5 2 (0.45%) Android
5 2 (0.45%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (49.89%) Agile
2 202 (44.99%) Microservices
3 173 (38.53%) Software Engineering
4 129 (28.73%) CI/CD
5 102 (22.72%) TDD
6 79 (17.59%) Problem-Solving
7 67 (14.92%) Design Patterns
8 66 (14.70%) DevOps
9 57 (12.69%) Continuous Integration
10 53 (11.80%) SDLC
11 52 (11.58%) Fintech
12 50 (11.14%) Analytics
12 50 (11.14%) Data Pipeline
13 49 (10.91%) Artificial Intelligence
14 46 (10.24%) Data Science
15 45 (10.02%) Full Stack Development
16 43 (9.58%) Data Engineering
17 41 (9.13%) Machine Learning
18 37 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
18 37 (8.24%) Event-Driven
Programming Languages
1 220 (49.00%) Java
2 146 (32.52%) Python
3 118 (26.28%) SQL
4 84 (18.71%) Go
5 78 (17.37%) C#
6 75 (16.70%) JavaScript
7 67 (14.92%) TypeScript
8 44 (9.80%) Scala
9 29 (6.46%) Bash
10 16 (3.56%) Kotlin
11 14 (3.12%) C
12 5 (1.11%) VBA
13 3 (0.67%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.67%) Rust
13 3 (0.67%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.45%) Clojure
15 1 (0.22%) C++
15 1 (0.22%) Perl
15 1 (0.22%) PHP
15 1 (0.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (4.90%) Degree
2 8 (1.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.56%) SC Cleared
3 7 (1.56%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.89%) Master's Degree
5 3 (0.67%) CISM
5 3 (0.67%) CISSP
6 1 (0.22%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.34%) SEPA
2 12 (2.67%) QA
3 9 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.78%) ISO 20022
5 6 (1.34%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (1.34%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (0.67%) NIST
7 2 (0.45%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.22%) Accessibility
8 1 (0.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 206 (45.88%) Docker
2 1 (0.22%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 234 (52.12%) Kubernetes
2 46 (10.24%) Terraform
3 20 (4.45%) Ansible
4 9 (2.00%) Grafana
4 9 (2.00%) Prometheus
5 3 (0.67%) Kibana
5 3 (0.67%) logstash
5 3 (0.67%) Rancher
6 2 (0.45%) Argo
6 2 (0.45%) Consul
6 2 (0.45%) Progress Chef
7 1 (0.22%) Podman
7 1 (0.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 64 (14.25%) Google
2 24 (5.35%) Dell
3 17 (3.79%) Databricks
3 17 (3.79%) Microsoft
3 17 (3.79%) Oracle
4 14 (3.12%) IBM
5 13 (2.90%) Confluent
6 11 (2.45%) Teradata
7 8 (1.78%) Splunk
7 8 (1.78%) YouTube
8 4 (0.89%) Facebook
8 4 (0.89%) VMware
9 3 (0.67%) Cloudera
9 3 (0.67%) CrowdStrike
9 3 (0.67%) Qualys
10 2 (0.45%) Apple
10 2 (0.45%) Hortonworks
10 2 (0.45%) Informatica
11 1 (0.22%) Murex
11 1 (0.22%) New Relic