Period
to 19 June 2019

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 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 119 174 192
Rank change year-on-year +55 +18 -
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 53 26 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.80% 0.69% 0.027%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.26% 7.30% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 35 22 1
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% -7.69% -
10th Percentile £45,000 £38,875 £55,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,750 £75,000
West Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% - +37.93%

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 307 356 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 10.45% 9.40% 8.19%
Number of salaries quoted 195 166 189
Birmingham median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% +17.28% -10.00%
10th Percentile £28,700 £30,000 £29,500
90th Percentile £74,500 £74,375 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -6.98%

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 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Kubernetes in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, 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 49 (92.45%) Docker
2 38 (71.70%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (54.72%) Linux
3 29 (54.72%) Puppet
4 27 (50.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 26 (49.06%) DevOps
6 25 (47.17%) Jenkins
7 23 (43.40%) Terraform
7 23 (43.40%) Configuration Management
8 22 (41.51%) Python
9 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (35.85%) SQL
11 18 (33.96%) Git (software)
12 17 (32.08%) Windows
12 17 (32.08%) Opscode Chef
13 15 (28.30%) Java
14 14 (26.42%) Artificial Intelligence
15 13 (24.53%) Bash Shell
15 13 (24.53%) Ansible
15 13 (24.53%) Microservices
15 13 (24.53%) GitLab
16 12 (22.64%) Google Cloud Platform
16 12 (22.64%) SDLC
16 12 (22.64%) Web Services
16 12 (22.64%) Google
16 12 (22.64%) Deployment Automation
17 11 (20.75%) PowerShell
17 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
17 11 (20.75%) Virtual Machines
17 11 (20.75%) Machine Learning

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 8 (15.09%) SharePoint
1 8 (15.09%) Skype for Business
2 7 (13.21%) Apache Spark
2 7 (13.21%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (11.32%) Apache
4 3 (5.66%) nginx
5 1 (1.89%) IIS
5 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 38 (71.70%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (50.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (22.64%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (18.87%) Serverless
5 9 (16.98%) Azure Functions
6 8 (15.09%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (15.09%) Amazon S3
6 8 (15.09%) Azure Active Directory
6 8 (15.09%) Azure Machine Learning
6 8 (15.09%) GitHub
6 8 (15.09%) IaaS
6 8 (15.09%) Office 365
6 8 (15.09%) PaaS
7 7 (13.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 7 (13.21%) Amazon ECS
7 7 (13.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 7 (13.21%) Route 53
8 5 (9.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (7.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 3 (5.66%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.09%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (15.09%) Remote Desktop
1 8 (15.09%) Skype
2 5 (9.43%) DNS
3 3 (5.66%) OpenVPN
4 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) Apache Cassandra
1 9 (16.98%) Azure SQL Database
2 8 (15.09%) NoSQL
3 7 (13.21%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (13.21%) BigQuery
3 7 (13.21%) Bigtable
3 7 (13.21%) MySQL
4 6 (11.32%) MongoDB
4 6 (11.32%) NewSQL
5 4 (7.55%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (7.55%) Redis
6 3 (5.66%) Amazon Aurora
6 3 (5.66%) InfluxDB
6 3 (5.66%) Neo4j
6 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
6 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
7 2 (3.77%) Big Data
7 2 (3.77%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 25 (47.17%) Jenkins
2 18 (33.96%) Git (software)
3 13 (24.53%) GitLab
4 6 (11.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (7.55%) Bitbucket
5 4 (7.55%) Vagrant
6 3 (5.66%) Travis CI
7 2 (3.77%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.77%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.89%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.89%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.89%) NUnit
8 1 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.89%) Selenium
8 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (5.66%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Games
2 2 (3.77%) Marketing
2 2 (3.77%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (43.40%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (24.53%) Developer
3 5 (9.43%) Java Developer
3 5 (9.43%) Software Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Java Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Java Software Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Python Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Senior Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Azure Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Lead Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Python Software Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (3.77%) .NET Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Administrator
6 2 (3.77%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) DevOps Administrator
6 2 (3.77%) Lead DevOps
6 2 (3.77%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.64%) Web Services
2 9 (16.98%) JSON
2 9 (16.98%) SAML
3 8 (15.09%) Elastic Stack
4 7 (13.21%) Kafka
4 7 (13.21%) Spring
5 6 (11.32%) React
6 5 (9.43%) AngularJS
7 4 (7.55%) LAMP
7 4 (7.55%) Node.js
7 4 (7.55%) REST
8 3 (5.66%) .NET
8 3 (5.66%) LEMP Stack
8 3 (5.66%) TensorFlow
8 3 (5.66%) WebSockets
9 2 (3.77%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.77%) CSS
9 2 (3.77%) Natural Language Processing
9 2 (3.77%) Redux
9 2 (3.77%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.66%) Public Cloud
1 3 (5.66%) Video\Live Streaming
2 2 (3.77%) Cloud Native
2 2 (3.77%) Cyberattack
3 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 29 (54.72%) Linux
2 17 (32.08%) Windows
3 7 (13.21%) Ubuntu
4 4 (7.55%) CentOS
4 4 (7.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.66%) DC/OS
5 3 (5.66%) Windows Server
5 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.89%) Android
6 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.89%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) DevOps
2 23 (43.40%) Configuration Management
3 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (26.42%) Artificial Intelligence
5 13 (24.53%) Microservices
6 12 (22.64%) Deployment Automation
6 12 (22.64%) SDLC
7 11 (20.75%) Machine Learning
8 10 (18.87%) Presales
9 9 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (16.98%) Open Source
9 9 (16.98%) Scrum
9 9 (16.98%) Test Automation
10 8 (15.09%) Asset Management
10 8 (15.09%) Business Development
10 8 (15.09%) Data Protection
10 8 (15.09%) ERP
10 8 (15.09%) Identity Access Management
10 8 (15.09%) Mentoring
10 8 (15.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (41.51%) Python
2 19 (35.85%) SQL
3 15 (28.30%) Java
4 13 (24.53%) Bash Shell
5 11 (20.75%) PowerShell
6 10 (18.87%) Go
7 8 (15.09%) PHP
8 5 (9.43%) Ruby
9 4 (7.55%) C#
9 4 (7.55%) Clojure
9 4 (7.55%) Elixir
9 4 (7.55%) Haskell
9 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
9 4 (7.55%) Kotlin
9 4 (7.55%) ML
9 4 (7.55%) Scala
10 3 (5.66%) Groovy
10 3 (5.66%) Shell Script
10 3 (5.66%) TypeScript
11 2 (3.77%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (11.32%) Degree
3 1 (1.89%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 49 (92.45%) Docker
2 11 (20.75%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (15.09%) Active Directory
3 8 (15.09%) XenApp
3 8 (15.09%) XenDesktop
4 5 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (5.66%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.66%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 29 (54.72%) Puppet
2 23 (43.40%) Terraform
3 17 (32.08%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (24.53%) Ansible
5 10 (18.87%) Docker Swarm
6 8 (15.09%) FortiGate
6 8 (15.09%) HP Data Protector
6 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Intune
6 8 (15.09%) NetBackup
6 8 (15.09%) Packer
7 5 (9.43%) Grafana
7 5 (9.43%) Prometheus
8 3 (5.66%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 2 (3.77%) Salt
10 1 (1.89%) Consul
10 1 (1.89%) Graphite
10 1 (1.89%) Opsview
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) Google
2 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
3 8 (15.09%) arcserve
3 8 (15.09%) CheckPoint
3 8 (15.09%) Cisco
3 8 (15.09%) Citrix
3 8 (15.09%) CommVault
3 8 (15.09%) Oracle
3 8 (15.09%) Veeam
4 5 (9.43%) VMware
5 4 (7.55%) Splunk
6 3 (5.66%) New Relic
7 2 (3.77%) Cloudera
7 2 (3.77%) Hortonworks
7 2 (3.77%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.89%) Red Hat