Period
to 29 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 29 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 102 132 175
Rank change year-on-year +30 +43 +15
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 56 63 24
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Bristol 2.15% 1.73% 0.66%
As % of the Systems Management category 30.77% 21.72% 7.34%
Number of salaries quoted 64 55 20
Median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +33.33% -25.00%
10th Percentile £30,750 £37,500 £37,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £76,500 £67,875
South West median annual salary £50,250 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -12.61% +15.00% +25.00%

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 Bristol with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 182 290 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 6.99% 7.97% 9.00%
Number of salaries quoted 159 232 287
Median annual salary £45,000 £44,250 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.69% -5.85% +4.44%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,875 £31,250
90th Percentile £62,750 £68,750 £67,500
South West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Kubernetes as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in Bristol

Kubernetes
Salary Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Kubernetes in Bristol.

Salary trend for Kubernetes in Bristol

Kubernetes
Salary Histogram in Bristol

Salary distribution for jobs citing Kubernetes in Bristol over the 6 months to 29 March 2020.

Salary histogram for Kubernetes in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 46 (82.14%) Docker
2 32 (57.14%) AWS
2 32 (57.14%) DevOps
3 28 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 22 (39.29%) Jenkins
6 20 (35.71%) Java
7 19 (33.93%) JavaScript
7 19 (33.93%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (28.57%) Azure
8 16 (28.57%) React
9 15 (26.79%) AngularJS
10 14 (25.00%) Node.js
10 14 (25.00%) Linux
10 14 (25.00%) Python
11 13 (23.21%) SQL
11 13 (23.21%) Ansible
12 12 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
13 11 (19.64%) Terraform
13 11 (19.64%) TypeScript
13 11 (19.64%) Scrum
14 10 (17.86%) Artificial Intelligence
14 10 (17.86%) Google
14 10 (17.86%) TDD
14 10 (17.86%) Kafka
14 10 (17.86%) Microservices
14 10 (17.86%) GCP
15 9 (16.07%) OpenShift
15 9 (16.07%) Elasticsearch
15 9 (16.07%) Continuous Integration

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 9 (16.07%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (7.14%) nginx
2 4 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.79%) Pachyderm
Cloud Services
1 32 (57.14%) AWS
2 16 (28.57%) Azure
3 10 (17.86%) GCP
4 9 (16.07%) OpenShift
5 4 (7.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 4 (7.14%) Amazon S3
6 2 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.79%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (1.79%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) Internet
1 1 (1.79%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (33.93%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 7 (12.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 7 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 7 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 6 (10.71%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (10.71%) Blockchain
5 5 (8.93%) MySQL
6 4 (7.14%) Big Data
7 3 (5.36%) MariaDB
8 1 (1.79%) Amazon Athena
8 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.79%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 22 (39.29%) Jenkins
2 9 (16.07%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.14%) PHPUnit
3 4 (7.14%) Selenium
3 4 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (3.57%) Travis CI
5 1 (1.79%) Babel
5 1 (1.79%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.79%) CircleCI
5 1 (1.79%) JIRA
5 1 (1.79%) Maven
5 1 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.79%) webpack
General
1 5 (8.93%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Marketing
2 4 (7.14%) Publishing
3 2 (3.57%) Automotive
4 1 (1.79%) Brand Awareness
4 1 (1.79%) Games
4 1 (1.79%) Law
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (25.00%) Developer
2 13 (23.21%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (19.64%) Software Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Senior Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Administrator
5 4 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Java Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Junior
5 4 (7.14%) Junior DevOps
5 4 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Test Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Artificial Intelligence Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Blockchain Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Blockchain Software Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Machine Learning Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Python Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.57%) React
2 15 (26.79%) AngularJS
3 14 (25.00%) Node.js
4 10 (17.86%) Kafka
5 7 (12.50%) Spring Boot
5 7 (12.50%) Vue.js
6 6 (10.71%) ActiveMQ
7 5 (8.93%) Spring
8 4 (7.14%) Web Services
9 3 (5.36%) .NET
10 2 (3.57%) React Native
10 2 (3.57%) REST
11 1 (1.79%) .NET Core
11 1 (1.79%) Angular 2
11 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET Core
11 1 (1.79%) Dapper ORM
11 1 (1.79%) koa
11 1 (1.79%) LEMP Stack
11 1 (1.79%) Redux
11 1 (1.79%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.79%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.79%) Robotics
3 1 (1.79%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.00%) Linux
2 6 (10.71%) Windows
3 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (57.14%) DevOps
2 28 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 12 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (19.64%) Scrum
6 10 (17.86%) Artificial Intelligence
6 10 (17.86%) Microservices
6 10 (17.86%) TDD
7 9 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (12.50%) Data Science
8 7 (12.50%) Machine Learning
9 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
9 6 (10.71%) Prototyping
10 5 (8.93%) BDD
10 5 (8.93%) Collaborative Working
10 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure as Code
10 5 (8.93%) Pair Programming
10 5 (8.93%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 4 (7.14%) Deployment Automation
11 4 (7.14%) Micro Frontends
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.71%) Java
2 19 (33.93%) JavaScript
3 14 (25.00%) Python
4 13 (23.21%) SQL
5 11 (19.64%) TypeScript
6 9 (16.07%) C#
7 6 (10.71%) PHP
8 5 (8.93%) Bash Shell
9 4 (7.14%) Groovy
10 3 (5.36%) ES6
11 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.79%) ES7
12 1 (1.79%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.79%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (82.14%) Docker
2 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (23.21%) Ansible
2 11 (19.64%) Terraform
3 4 (7.14%) Docker Swarm
3 4 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.57%) Puppet
5 1 (1.79%) Kibana
5 1 (1.79%) Proxmox
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Google
2 9 (16.07%) Oracle
3 4 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.79%) New Relic
5 1 (1.79%) PagerDuty
5 1 (1.79%) VMware