Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Kubernetes (K8s)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 180 210
Rank change year-on-year +37 +30 -
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 46 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.31% 0.29% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.89% 3.42% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 35 10 7
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.54% +85.71% -
10th Percentile £34,750 £40,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £83,500 £83,000 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £56,250 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.17% +15.00% -

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 309 322 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 8.82% 8.52% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 210 228 186
Birmingham median annual salary £53,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.71% - -
10th Percentile £36,250 £29,750 £27,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £64,125 £71,250
West Midlands median annual salary £45,750 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +7.65% +2.41% -2.35%

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 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Kubernetes in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 24 (52.17%) DevOps
2 24 (52.17%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (50.00%) Open Source
4 22 (47.83%) Continuous Delivery
5 21 (45.65%) Node.js
5 21 (45.65%) Microsoft Azure
6 20 (43.48%) Java
6 20 (43.48%) Python
7 19 (41.30%) Microservices
8 18 (39.13%) Software Engineering
9 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (34.78%) Ansible
10 12 (26.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 12 (26.09%) Terraform
10 12 (26.09%) Spring
10 12 (26.09%) IBM
10 12 (26.09%) Configuration Management
11 11 (23.91%) Web Services
11 11 (23.91%) Amazon EC2
11 11 (23.91%) Amazon S3
11 11 (23.91%) SaaS
11 11 (23.91%) Unit Testing
11 11 (23.91%) AWS CloudFormation
11 11 (23.91%) Google Cloud Platform
12 10 (21.74%) Mesos
12 10 (21.74%) SoftLayer
12 10 (21.74%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 10 (21.74%) AngularJS
12 10 (21.74%) Amazon DynamoDB

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 6 (13.04%) Drupal
1 6 (13.04%) eZ Publish
2 5 (10.87%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (8.70%) Confluence
4 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (4.35%) WildFly
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 24 (52.17%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (45.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (26.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 11 (23.91%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (23.91%) Amazon S3
4 11 (23.91%) AWS CloudFormation
4 11 (23.91%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (23.91%) SaaS
5 10 (21.74%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 10 (21.74%) AWS CodePipeline
5 10 (21.74%) AWS Lambda
5 10 (21.74%) CloudFront
5 10 (21.74%) IBM Cloud
5 10 (21.74%) Serverless
5 10 (21.74%) SoftLayer
6 9 (19.57%) AWS CloudTrail
7 2 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (2.17%) Datadog
8 1 (2.17%) Stackdriver
8 1 (2.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 8 (17.39%) MongoDB
3 7 (15.22%) MySQL
4 5 (10.87%) Relational Database
5 4 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (6.52%) NoSQL
7 2 (4.35%) Big Data
7 2 (4.35%) HBase
7 2 (4.35%) Neo4j
7 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (4.35%) Redis
8 1 (2.17%) BigQuery
8 1 (2.17%) Bigtable
8 1 (2.17%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (21.74%) Cucumber
2 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
3 7 (15.22%) Jenkins
4 6 (13.04%) IntelliJ
5 5 (10.87%) Mockito
5 5 (10.87%) SonarQube
6 4 (8.70%) CircleCI
6 4 (8.70%) JBehave
6 4 (8.70%) JIRA
6 4 (8.70%) JUnit
6 4 (8.70%) PHPUnit
6 4 (8.70%) Selenium
6 4 (8.70%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.17%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.17%) Travis CI
7 1 (2.17%) Vagrant
7 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Games
2 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (50.00%) Developer
2 21 (45.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (21.74%) Java Developer
3 10 (21.74%) Senior Developer
3 10 (21.74%) Software Engineer
4 9 (19.57%) Lead DevOps
4 9 (19.57%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 9 (19.57%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (15.22%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 6 (13.04%) DevOps Developer
6 6 (13.04%) Software Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Android Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Administrator
9 2 (4.35%) iOS Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Middleware Administrator
9 2 (4.35%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (45.65%) Node.js
2 12 (26.09%) Spring
3 11 (23.91%) Web Services
4 10 (21.74%) AngularJS
5 9 (19.57%) SAML
6 7 (15.22%) Middleware
6 7 (15.22%) React
6 7 (15.22%) REST
7 6 (13.04%) Dropwizard
7 6 (13.04%) Grails
8 5 (10.87%) Apache Camel
8 5 (10.87%) Play Framework
8 5 (10.87%) WireMock
9 4 (8.70%) Backbone.js
9 4 (8.70%) CSS
9 4 (8.70%) CSS3
9 4 (8.70%) HTML5
9 4 (8.70%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (8.70%) Spring Boot
9 4 (8.70%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (8.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.74%) Linux
2 5 (10.87%) Windows
3 4 (8.70%) Android
3 4 (8.70%) Apple iOS
4 3 (6.52%) Ubuntu
5 2 (4.35%) CentOS
5 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.17%) DC/OS
6 1 (2.17%) Unix
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (52.17%) DevOps
2 23 (50.00%) Open Source
3 22 (47.83%) Continuous Delivery
4 19 (41.30%) Microservices
5 18 (39.13%) Software Engineering
6 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (26.09%) Configuration Management
8 11 (23.91%) Unit Testing
9 10 (21.74%) Dashboard Development
9 10 (21.74%) Deployment Automation
10 9 (19.57%) Change Management
10 9 (19.57%) Coaching
10 9 (19.57%) Community of Practice
10 9 (19.57%) ITSM
10 9 (19.57%) Risk Analysis
10 9 (19.57%) Secure Coding
10 9 (19.57%) TDD
10 9 (19.57%) Test Scripting
11 8 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (15.22%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (43.48%) Java
1 20 (43.48%) Python
2 8 (17.39%) PHP
3 6 (13.04%) Groovy
4 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.70%) Ruby
5 3 (6.52%) Go
5 3 (6.52%) Java 8
5 3 (6.52%) Scala
5 3 (6.52%) SQL
6 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.17%) C#
6 1 (2.17%) PHP 5
6 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) ISEB
2 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 36 (78.26%) Docker
2 10 (21.74%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.35%) HDFS
4 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.17%) KVM
4 1 (2.17%) pfSense
4 1 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.17%) VirtualBox
4 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (34.78%) Ansible
2 12 (26.09%) Terraform
3 10 (21.74%) Mesos
3 10 (21.74%) rkt
4 9 (19.57%) Single Sign-On
5 8 (17.39%) Puppet
6 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (2.17%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (2.17%) Packer
7 1 (2.17%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) IBM
2 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.57%) Remedy
3 5 (10.87%) Google
4 4 (8.70%) Apple
5 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.35%) Splunk
6 1 (2.17%) Cisco
6 1 (2.17%) New Relic
6 1 (2.17%) VMware