Period
to 27 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Kubernetes skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Kubernetes over the 6 months to 27 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 62 105 185
Rank change year-on-year +43 +80 +72
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 206 160 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.23% 2.82% 1.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 33.12% 20.54% 11.25%
Number of salaries quoted 160 136 78
Berkshire median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -5.17% -17.14%
10th Percentile £43,750 £31,250 £38,888
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,625 £91,500
South East median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,875
% change year-on-year +4.55% -4.97% -5.51%

Kubernetes is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 622 779 711
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.77% 13.71% 10.48%
Number of salaries quoted 413 599 517
Berkshire median annual salary £61,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.91% +10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £76,750
South East median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Kubernetes as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in Berkshire

Kubernetes
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Kubernetes in Berkshire

Kubernetes
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Kubernetes in Berkshire over the 6 months to 27 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Kubernetes in Berkshire

Kubernetes
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kubernetes within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 27 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +45 115 £64,250 -8.21% 16
Maidenhead +6 21 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Bracknell +27 12 £58,750 +9.30% 5
Slough - 6 £47,500 - 2
Newbury +2 2 £75,000 +42.86% 7
Wokingham +9 1 £65,000 +36.84% 1
Windsor - 1 £82,500 -
Kubernetes
South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, IT jobs citing Kubernetes also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 174 (84.47%) Docker
2 138 (66.99%) DevOps
3 121 (58.74%) AWS
4 103 (50.00%) Terraform
5 91 (44.17%) Agile Software Development
6 89 (43.20%) Ansible
7 86 (41.75%) Python
8 80 (38.83%) Linux
9 77 (37.38%) Java
10 67 (32.52%) Jenkins
11 66 (32.04%) Microservices
12 56 (27.18%) Bash Shell
12 56 (27.18%) Puppet
13 54 (26.21%) Git (software)
14 50 (24.27%) Azure
15 49 (23.79%) Scrum
16 42 (20.39%) Web Services
17 40 (19.42%) Continuous Integration
18 39 (18.93%) PostgreSQL
19 38 (18.45%) Test Automation
19 38 (18.45%) GCP
19 38 (18.45%) Opscode Chef
20 37 (17.96%) Configuration Management
21 35 (16.99%) QA
22 32 (15.53%) TDD
22 32 (15.53%) AWS CloudFormation
23 31 (15.05%) Migration
24 30 (14.56%) Google
24 30 (14.56%) SQL Server
24 30 (14.56%) OpenShift

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 16 (7.77%) Confluence
2 12 (5.83%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (5.34%) Apache
4 9 (4.37%) WebLogic
5 7 (3.40%) JBoss
5 7 (3.40%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.91%) Apache Solr
6 6 (2.91%) IIS
7 4 (1.94%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (1.94%) Drupal
7 4 (1.94%) GlassFish
8 3 (1.46%) CMS
8 3 (1.46%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (1.46%) WordPress
9 2 (0.97%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.97%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.97%) WildFly
10 1 (0.49%) GeoServer
Cloud Services
1 121 (58.74%) AWS
2 50 (24.27%) Azure
3 38 (18.45%) GCP
4 32 (15.53%) AWS CloudFormation
5 30 (14.56%) OpenShift
6 26 (12.62%) SaaS
7 18 (8.74%) GitHub
8 16 (7.77%) Amazon ECS
9 10 (4.85%) npm
10 9 (4.37%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (3.88%) Serverless
12 5 (2.43%) IaaS
13 4 (1.94%) Amazon Kinesis
13 4 (1.94%) AWS Lambda
13 4 (1.94%) Azure Stack
13 4 (1.94%) PaaS
14 3 (1.46%) Google Analytics
15 2 (0.97%) Amazon EKS
15 2 (0.97%) Amazon SQS
15 2 (0.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.80%) TCP/IP
2 11 (5.34%) DNS
3 9 (4.37%) ZigBee
4 7 (3.40%) DHCP
5 6 (2.91%) Internet
5 6 (2.91%) SMTP
5 6 (2.91%) SSL
6 4 (1.94%) Firewall
7 3 (1.46%) LAN
8 1 (0.49%) HTTP
8 1 (0.49%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.49%) VPN
8 1 (0.49%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (18.93%) PostgreSQL
2 30 (14.56%) SQL Server
3 27 (13.11%) NoSQL
3 27 (13.11%) Relational Database
4 24 (11.65%) Hadoop
5 20 (9.71%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (9.22%) OLTP
7 18 (8.74%) InterSystems Cache
7 18 (8.74%) MySQL
8 9 (4.37%) Amazon RDS
8 9 (4.37%) MongoDB
9 8 (3.88%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.46%) Big Data
10 3 (1.46%) JasperReports
10 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.97%) Data Lake
12 1 (0.49%) HBase
Development Applications
1 67 (32.52%) Jenkins
2 54 (26.21%) Git (software)
3 17 (8.25%) JIRA
3 17 (8.25%) Sonatype Nexus
4 16 (7.77%) Octopus Deploy
4 16 (7.77%) TeamCity
5 15 (7.28%) GitLab
5 15 (7.28%) Maven
6 13 (6.31%) CircleCI
7 11 (5.34%) Subversion
8 10 (4.85%) Selenium
9 9 (4.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (3.88%) Ant
11 7 (3.40%) Gradle
11 7 (3.40%) gulp
11 7 (3.40%) Jasmine
12 6 (2.91%) Mocha
13 5 (2.43%) Bitbucket
14 4 (1.94%) Grunt
14 4 (1.94%) JProfiler
General
1 21 (10.19%) Public Sector
2 6 (2.91%) Finance
3 5 (2.43%) Back Office
4 3 (1.46%) Advertising
4 3 (1.46%) Games
5 2 (0.97%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 96 (46.60%) DevOps Engineer
2 36 (17.48%) Developer
3 30 (14.56%) Senior DevOps
3 30 (14.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 18 (8.74%) QA Engineer
5 16 (7.77%) Automation Engineer
5 16 (7.77%) Cloud Engineer
6 11 (5.34%) AWS Engineer
7 10 (4.85%) Consultant
7 10 (4.85%) Java Developer
7 10 (4.85%) Software Engineer
8 9 (4.37%) Full Stack Developer
8 9 (4.37%) QA Automation Engineer
9 8 (3.88%) AWS DevOps
9 8 (3.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 8 (3.88%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (3.40%) .NET Developer
10 7 (3.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (2.91%) Operations Engineer
11 6 (2.91%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (20.39%) Web Services
2 19 (9.22%) Spring
3 16 (7.77%) Kafka
4 15 (7.28%) .NET
5 12 (5.83%) .NET Core
5 12 (5.83%) Node.js
6 11 (5.34%) Elastic Stack
6 11 (5.34%) React
6 11 (5.34%) RESTful
7 10 (4.85%) CSS
7 10 (4.85%) HTML
7 10 (4.85%) REST
8 9 (4.37%) Jest
8 9 (4.37%) LDAP
8 9 (4.37%) Spring Boot
9 8 (3.88%) AngularJS
9 8 (3.88%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (3.40%) Natural Language Processing
11 6 (2.91%) ActiveMQ
11 6 (2.91%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.80%) Public Cloud
2 11 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.85%) Cloud Native
3 10 (4.85%) User Experience
4 9 (4.37%) Linux Command Line
4 9 (4.37%) Smart Energy
4 9 (4.37%) Smart Meter
5 8 (3.88%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (3.40%) Social Media
7 5 (2.43%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.46%) Clustering
8 3 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.46%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.97%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.97%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.49%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.49%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.49%) Linked Data
10 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.49%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 80 (38.83%) Linux
2 29 (14.08%) Windows
3 18 (8.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (8.25%) Windows Server
5 8 (3.88%) CentOS
5 8 (3.88%) Unix
6 7 (3.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.49%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (66.99%) DevOps
2 91 (44.17%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (32.04%) Microservices
4 49 (23.79%) Scrum
5 40 (19.42%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (18.45%) Test Automation
7 37 (17.96%) Configuration Management
8 32 (15.53%) TDD
9 31 (15.05%) Migration
10 26 (12.62%) Software Engineering
11 24 (11.65%) BDD
12 21 (10.19%) Open Source
13 18 (8.74%) Computer Science
14 16 (7.77%) Artificial Intelligence
15 15 (7.28%) Infrastructure as Code
15 15 (7.28%) Kanban
16 14 (6.80%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 13 (6.31%) Fintech
17 13 (6.31%) Manual Testing
18 12 (5.83%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 86 (41.75%) Python
2 77 (37.38%) Java
3 56 (27.18%) Bash Shell
4 24 (11.65%) Perl
5 22 (10.68%) SQL
6 21 (10.19%) PowerShell
7 20 (9.71%) C#
7 20 (9.71%) JavaScript
7 20 (9.71%) Ruby
8 15 (7.28%) Go
9 10 (4.85%) C
10 8 (3.88%) Shell Script
11 7 (3.40%) PHP
11 7 (3.40%) Scala
12 6 (2.91%) C++
12 6 (2.91%) Java 8
13 4 (1.94%) Groovy
13 4 (1.94%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.94%) TypeScript
14 3 (1.46%) ES6
Qualifications
1 22 (10.68%) Degree
2 17 (8.25%) SC Cleared
2 17 (8.25%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.37%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.97%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (16.99%) QA
System Software
1 174 (84.47%) Docker
2 11 (5.34%) oVirt
2 11 (5.34%) RHEV
3 7 (3.40%) NFS
4 5 (2.43%) Active Directory
5 4 (1.94%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.46%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.97%) Postfix
7 2 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.97%) Xen
8 1 (0.49%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 103 (50.00%) Terraform
2 89 (43.20%) Ansible
3 56 (27.18%) Puppet
4 38 (18.45%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (6.31%) Packer
6 12 (5.83%) Docker Swarm
7 5 (2.43%) HAProxy
7 5 (2.43%) SELinux
7 5 (2.43%) ZABBIX
8 3 (1.46%) Grafana
8 3 (1.46%) Kibana
8 3 (1.46%) logstash
8 3 (1.46%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.97%) Icinga
10 1 (0.49%) Galera Cluster
10 1 (0.49%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 30 (14.56%) Google
2 21 (10.19%) Atlassian
3 19 (9.22%) Cloudera
3 19 (9.22%) InterSystems
4 17 (8.25%) Oracle
5 16 (7.77%) Red Hat
6 8 (3.88%) Microsoft
6 8 (3.88%) VMware
7 6 (2.91%) hybris
8 4 (1.94%) CommVault
9 3 (1.46%) F5
9 3 (1.46%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.46%) Sun
10 2 (0.97%) Ivanti
11 1 (0.49%) ForgeRock
11 1 (0.49%) Informatica
11 1 (0.49%) MuleSoft