Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Kubernetes (K8s)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 198 213
Rank change year-on-year +58 +15 -
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 46 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.26% 0.079% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.08% 0.88% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 34 3 7
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +64.29% -
10th Percentile £33,875 £42,750 £21,750
90th Percentile £80,125 £72,250 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% +66.67% -

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 Birmingham with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 286 339 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 7.82% 8.90% 9.44%
Number of salaries quoted 176 243 258
Birmingham median annual salary £53,150 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.88% -11.11% -1.64%
10th Percentile £35,750 £29,500 £28,025
90th Percentile £71,875 £61,000 £72,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £41,814 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.62% -1.61% -

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in Birmingham

Kubernetes
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Kubernetes in Birmingham

Kubernetes
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Kubernetes in Birmingham over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Kubernetes in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 36 (78.26%) Docker
2 26 (56.52%) Java
3 25 (54.35%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (50.00%) DevOps
5 22 (47.83%) Open Source
6 21 (45.65%) Software Engineering
7 20 (43.48%) Python
7 20 (43.48%) Microservices
8 18 (39.13%) Node.js
8 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (32.61%) Continuous Delivery
9 15 (32.61%) Spring
10 13 (28.26%) Ansible
10 13 (28.26%) Google Cloud Platform
11 11 (23.91%) Web Services
11 11 (23.91%) Git (software)
12 10 (21.74%) Linux
12 10 (21.74%) PHP
13 9 (19.57%) TDD
13 9 (19.57%) Unit Testing
13 9 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (19.57%) MongoDB
13 9 (19.57%) Terraform
13 9 (19.57%) Greenfield Project
14 8 (17.39%) AWS CloudFormation
14 8 (17.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 8 (17.39%) BDD
14 8 (17.39%) Puppet
14 8 (17.39%) SaaS

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 7 (15.22%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (13.04%) Drupal
2 6 (13.04%) eZ Publish
3 3 (6.52%) Confluence
4 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.35%) WildFly
5 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 25 (54.35%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (28.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (17.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 8 (17.39%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (17.39%) SaaS
5 6 (13.04%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (13.04%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 6 (13.04%) Amazon S3
5 6 (13.04%) AWS CodePipeline
5 6 (13.04%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (13.04%) CloudFront
5 6 (13.04%) IBM Cloud
5 6 (13.04%) Serverless
5 6 (13.04%) SoftLayer
6 5 (10.87%) AWS CloudTrail
7 2 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (4.35%) Fastly
7 2 (4.35%) Stackdriver
8 1 (2.17%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) MongoDB
2 8 (17.39%) MySQL
3 6 (13.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 6 (13.04%) NoSQL
4 4 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (8.70%) Redis
5 3 (6.52%) Big Data
5 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.35%) BigQuery
6 2 (4.35%) Bigtable
6 2 (4.35%) HBase
6 2 (4.35%) Neo4j
6 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.17%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (23.91%) Git (software)
2 7 (15.22%) Cucumber
3 6 (13.04%) Jenkins
4 5 (10.87%) IntelliJ
4 5 (10.87%) JUnit
5 3 (6.52%) CircleCI
5 3 (6.52%) JBehave
5 3 (6.52%) JIRA
5 3 (6.52%) Mockito
5 3 (6.52%) PHPUnit
5 3 (6.52%) Selenium
5 3 (6.52%) SonarQube
5 3 (6.52%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (4.35%) Maven
6 2 (4.35%) Travis CI
7 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.17%) FindBugs
7 1 (2.17%) Vagrant
7 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Games
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (54.35%) Developer
2 17 (36.96%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (28.26%) Software Engineer
4 12 (26.09%) Java Developer
5 9 (19.57%) Senior Developer
6 8 (17.39%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 8 (17.39%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (15.22%) Software Developer
8 6 (13.04%) DevOps Developer
9 5 (10.87%) Lead DevOps
9 5 (10.87%) Lead DevOps Engineer
10 4 (8.70%) Senior Software Engineer
11 3 (6.52%) Android Developer
11 3 (6.52%) Java Engineer
11 3 (6.52%) Java Software Developer
12 2 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
12 2 (4.35%) PHP Developer
12 2 (4.35%) Senior Java Engineer
12 2 (4.35%) Senior Java Software Developer
12 2 (4.35%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (39.13%) Node.js
2 15 (32.61%) Spring
3 11 (23.91%) Web Services
4 7 (15.22%) AngularJS
4 7 (15.22%) React
5 6 (13.04%) REST
5 6 (13.04%) Spring Boot
6 5 (10.87%) CSS
6 5 (10.87%) Dropwizard
6 5 (10.87%) Hibernate
6 5 (10.87%) HTML
6 5 (10.87%) SAML
7 4 (8.70%) Grails
7 4 (8.70%) Memcached
7 4 (8.70%) Middleware
7 4 (8.70%) RESTful
8 3 (6.52%) HTML5
8 3 (6.52%) JSON
8 3 (6.52%) Symfony
8 3 (6.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.17%) NHS
4 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.74%) Linux
2 5 (10.87%) Windows
3 4 (8.70%) Ubuntu
4 3 (6.52%) Android
4 3 (6.52%) Apple iOS
4 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.35%) CentOS
5 2 (4.35%) DC/OS
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (50.00%) DevOps
2 22 (47.83%) Open Source
3 21 (45.65%) Software Engineering
4 20 (43.48%) Microservices
5 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (32.61%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (19.57%) TDD
7 9 (19.57%) Unit Testing
8 8 (17.39%) BDD
8 8 (17.39%) Configuration Management
9 7 (15.22%) Scrum
9 7 (15.22%) Test Automation
10 6 (13.04%) Dashboard Development
10 6 (13.04%) Deployment Automation
11 5 (10.87%) Change Management
11 5 (10.87%) Coaching
11 5 (10.87%) Risk Analysis
11 5 (10.87%) Secure Coding
11 5 (10.87%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 26 (56.52%) Java
2 20 (43.48%) Python
3 10 (21.74%) PHP
4 7 (15.22%) Java 8
5 5 (10.87%) Go
5 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.87%) Ruby
6 4 (8.70%) Groovy
6 4 (8.70%) Scala
6 4 (8.70%) SQL
7 2 (4.35%) PHP 5
8 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.17%) C#
8 1 (2.17%) Perl
8 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) ISEB
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
System Software
1 36 (78.26%) Docker
2 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.35%) HDFS
3 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.35%) VirtualBox
3 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (28.26%) Ansible
2 9 (19.57%) Terraform
3 8 (17.39%) Puppet
4 6 (13.04%) Mesos
4 6 (13.04%) rkt
5 5 (10.87%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (6.52%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (4.35%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (2.17%) Packer
8 1 (2.17%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Google
1 7 (15.22%) IBM
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) Remedy
3 3 (6.52%) Apple
4 2 (4.35%) Splunk
4 2 (4.35%) VMware
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco
5 1 (2.17%) New Relic
5 1 (2.17%) Red Hat