Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Kubernetes (K8s)
London > Central London
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 250 358
Rank change year-on-year +142 +108 +103
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 436 127 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 3.09% 1.02% 0.39%
As % of the Systems Management category 27.42% 9.70% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 405 115 59
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £52,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £100,500 £95,500
London median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% - +3.57%

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 Central London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,590 1,309 1,695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 11.28% 10.54% 10.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,435 1,196 1,531
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £38,046 £35,125 £35,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £81,250
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,250 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.42% +8.26% +4.55%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in Central London

Kubernetes
Salary Trend in Central London

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

Salary trend for Kubernetes in Central London

Kubernetes
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Kubernetes in Central London over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Kubernetes in Central London

Kubernetes
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kubernetes within the Central London region over the 6 months to 20 September 2018. 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
City of London +126 336 £75,000 +7.14% 107
West End of London -8 16 £65,000 -23.53% 18
City of Westminster +13 4 £86,250 +1.47%
Camden +7 2 £80,000 +6.67%
Kubernetes
London

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 Central London region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 355 (81.42%) Docker
2 318 (72.94%) DevOps
3 258 (59.17%) Amazon AWS
4 230 (52.75%) Linux
5 217 (49.77%) Python
6 210 (48.17%) Ansible
7 163 (37.39%) Agile Software Development
8 153 (35.09%) Puppet
9 147 (33.72%) Jenkins
10 146 (33.49%) Java
11 135 (30.96%) Microsoft Azure
12 124 (28.44%) Google Cloud Platform
13 119 (27.29%) Opscode Chef
14 118 (27.06%) Microservices
15 98 (22.48%) Terraform
16 97 (22.25%) Configuration Management
17 93 (21.33%) Finance
17 93 (21.33%) Google
18 92 (21.10%) Ruby
19 84 (19.27%) Continuous Integration
20 74 (16.97%) Git (software)
21 73 (16.74%) Spring
22 71 (16.28%) JavaScript
23 70 (16.06%) Bash Shell
24 68 (15.60%) Scrum
25 63 (14.45%) Spring Boot
26 61 (13.99%) GCP
27 57 (13.07%) Open Source
28 56 (12.84%) Node.js
29 51 (11.70%) Go

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 29 (6.65%) OpenStack
2 27 (6.19%) Apache Spark
3 23 (5.28%) Cloud Foundry
4 20 (4.59%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (3.67%) Tomcat
6 14 (3.21%) Apache
7 13 (2.98%) WebSphere
8 12 (2.75%) Anypoint
9 10 (2.29%) WebLogic
10 7 (1.61%) Hyperledger
10 7 (1.61%) nginx
11 6 (1.38%) Ethereum
12 4 (0.92%) CMS
12 4 (0.92%) Confluence
12 4 (0.92%) JBoss
13 3 (0.69%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.69%) uWSGI
13 3 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
14 2 (0.46%) Apache Airflow
14 2 (0.46%) CloudStack
Applications
1 1 (0.23%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 258 (59.17%) Amazon AWS
2 135 (30.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 124 (28.44%) Google Cloud Platform
4 27 (6.19%) GitHub
5 25 (5.73%) Serverless
6 24 (5.50%) AWS CloudFormation
7 22 (5.05%) Amazon EC2
8 21 (4.82%) SaaS
9 20 (4.59%) PaaS
10 19 (4.36%) OpenShift
11 14 (3.21%) Cloud Computing
12 12 (2.75%) Amazon S3
12 12 (2.75%) IBM Cloud
13 10 (2.29%) AWS Lambda
14 5 (1.15%) Amazon ELB
14 5 (1.15%) Amazon EMR
15 4 (0.92%) AWS CodePipeline
15 4 (0.92%) Datadog
15 4 (0.92%) IaaS
15 4 (0.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.67%) VPN
2 13 (2.98%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.06%) DNS
4 7 (1.61%) Firewall
5 6 (1.38%) Internet
6 3 (0.69%) VLAN
7 2 (0.46%) DHCP
7 2 (0.46%) DSL
7 2 (0.46%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.46%) Network Security
7 2 (0.46%) SAN
7 2 (0.46%) SSL
8 1 (0.23%) Broadband
8 1 (0.23%) HTTP
8 1 (0.23%) LAN
8 1 (0.23%) NX-OS
8 1 (0.23%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (10.55%) NoSQL
2 44 (10.09%) MySQL
3 35 (8.03%) Big Data
4 26 (5.96%) MongoDB
5 21 (4.82%) Hadoop
6 20 (4.59%) Cosmos DB
7 17 (3.90%) Apache Cassandra
8 16 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (3.67%) Redis
9 15 (3.44%) Blockchain
10 14 (3.21%) SQL Server
11 13 (2.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 11 (2.52%) Amazon RDS
13 10 (2.29%) Data Lake
14 8 (1.83%) MariaDB
14 8 (1.83%) Relational Database
15 5 (1.15%) BigQuery
16 4 (0.92%) Apache Hive
16 4 (0.92%) HBase
17 3 (0.69%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 147 (33.72%) Jenkins
2 74 (16.97%) Git (software)
3 31 (7.11%) Maven
4 25 (5.73%) GitLab
5 24 (5.50%) TeamCity
6 22 (5.05%) JIRA
7 21 (4.82%) JUnit
8 20 (4.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 19 (4.36%) Sonatype Nexus
10 18 (4.13%) Cucumber
10 18 (4.13%) Travis CI
11 17 (3.90%) CircleCI
12 16 (3.67%) Gradle
12 16 (3.67%) Subversion
13 9 (2.06%) Bitbucket
13 9 (2.06%) Mockito
14 8 (1.83%) Artifactory
14 8 (1.83%) Buildbot
14 8 (1.83%) webpack
15 7 (1.61%) GoCD
General
1 93 (21.33%) Finance
2 45 (10.32%) Banking
2 45 (10.32%) Law
3 27 (6.19%) Retail
4 17 (3.90%) Financial Institution
5 9 (2.06%) Advertising
6 8 (1.83%) Games
7 6 (1.38%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.15%) Marketing
9 4 (0.92%) Automotive
9 4 (0.92%) Publishing
10 3 (0.69%) Back Office
11 2 (0.46%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.46%) Online Betting
11 2 (0.46%) Retail Finance
12 1 (0.23%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.23%) Legal
12 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 193 (44.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 112 (25.69%) Developer
3 50 (11.47%) Senior DevOps
4 48 (11.01%) Senior Developer
5 45 (10.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 44 (10.09%) Java Developer
7 32 (7.34%) Linux Engineer
8 29 (6.65%) Lead DevOps
9 25 (5.73%) AWS DevOps
10 24 (5.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 23 (5.28%) AWS Engineer
12 21 (4.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 21 (4.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 20 (4.59%) Lead DevOps Engineer
14 18 (4.13%) Python Developer
15 17 (3.90%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 17 (3.90%) Senior Java Developer
15 17 (3.90%) Site Reliability Engineer
16 16 (3.67%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
17 15 (3.44%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (16.74%) Spring
2 63 (14.45%) Spring Boot
3 56 (12.84%) Node.js
4 38 (8.72%) Kafka
5 34 (7.80%) React
5 34 (7.80%) Web Services
6 27 (6.19%) RabbitMQ
7 26 (5.96%) RESTful
8 22 (5.05%) AngularJS
9 20 (4.59%) .NET
9 20 (4.59%) Elastic Stack
10 19 (4.36%) REST
11 18 (4.13%) SOAP
12 17 (3.90%) Redux
13 15 (3.44%) .NET Core
13 15 (3.44%) XML
14 12 (2.75%) Apache Camel
14 12 (2.75%) Java EE
14 12 (2.75%) Spring Cloud
15 10 (2.29%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 50 (11.47%) Fintech
2 43 (9.86%) Greenfield Project
3 30 (6.88%) Data Centre
4 22 (5.05%) Computer Science
5 19 (4.36%) Public Cloud
6 17 (3.90%) Self-Motivation
7 15 (3.44%) Hybrid Cloud
8 12 (2.75%) Cloud Native
9 11 (2.52%) Blog
10 9 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.61%) Clustering
11 7 (1.61%) User Experience
12 6 (1.38%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.38%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
13 5 (1.15%) Replication
14 4 (0.92%) Bitcoin
14 4 (0.92%) Mobile App
14 4 (0.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 230 (52.75%) Linux
2 27 (6.19%) Windows
3 18 (4.13%) CentOS
4 17 (3.90%) Unix
5 8 (1.83%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.38%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.15%) Debian
8 4 (0.92%) VMS
9 2 (0.46%) DC/OS
9 2 (0.46%) Fedora
9 2 (0.46%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.23%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.23%) Android
10 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (72.94%) DevOps
2 163 (37.39%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (27.06%) Microservices
4 97 (22.25%) Configuration Management
5 84 (19.27%) Continuous Integration
6 68 (15.60%) Scrum
7 57 (13.07%) Open Source
8 50 (11.47%) TDD
9 48 (11.01%) Machine Learning
10 39 (8.94%) Software Engineering
11 38 (8.72%) Continuous Delivery
12 35 (8.03%) E-Commerce
12 35 (8.03%) Test Automation
13 34 (7.80%) Deployment Automation
14 30 (6.88%) Problem-Solving
15 29 (6.65%) Data Science
16 27 (6.19%) Artificial Intelligence
16 27 (6.19%) High Availability
17 26 (5.96%) Site Reliability Engineering
18 25 (5.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 217 (49.77%) Python
2 146 (33.49%) Java
3 92 (21.10%) Ruby
4 71 (16.28%) JavaScript
5 70 (16.06%) Bash Shell
6 51 (11.70%) Go
7 48 (11.01%) SQL
8 37 (8.49%) C#
9 26 (5.96%) Perl
10 25 (5.73%) Scala
11 21 (4.82%) Java 8
12 20 (4.59%) PowerShell
13 19 (4.36%) PHP
14 15 (3.44%) Shell Script
15 14 (3.21%) C
16 12 (2.75%) C++
16 12 (2.75%) ES6
16 12 (2.75%) Rust
17 9 (2.06%) Clojure
18 6 (1.38%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 28 (6.42%) Degree
2 13 (2.98%) Master's Degree
3 5 (1.15%) AWS Certification
3 5 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.46%) CISSP
4 2 (0.46%) PhD
5 1 (0.23%) CEH
5 1 (0.23%) GCIA
5 1 (0.23%) GCIH
5 1 (0.23%) SANS
5 1 (0.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (13.99%) GCP
2 30 (6.88%) QA
3 4 (0.92%) GDPR
System Software
1 355 (81.42%) Docker
2 13 (2.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.52%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (1.38%) Active Directory
5 5 (1.15%) KVM
5 5 (1.15%) Xen
6 4 (0.92%) Varnish
7 3 (0.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.69%) GlusterFS
7 3 (0.69%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.69%) QEMU
7 3 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.46%) HDFS
8 2 (0.46%) XenServer
9 1 (0.23%) etcd
9 1 (0.23%) Firmware
9 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 210 (48.17%) Ansible
2 153 (35.09%) Puppet
3 119 (27.29%) Opscode Chef
4 98 (22.48%) Terraform
5 42 (9.63%) Salt
6 39 (8.94%) Docker Swarm
7 21 (4.82%) Nagios
8 20 (4.59%) Prometheus
9 15 (3.44%) Mesos
10 14 (3.21%) ZABBIX
11 10 (2.29%) Rancher
12 9 (2.06%) Grafana
13 6 (1.38%) Capistrano
14 5 (1.15%) Consul
15 4 (0.92%) HAProxy
15 4 (0.92%) Oozie
15 4 (0.92%) Packer
16 3 (0.69%) Kibana
17 2 (0.46%) Graylog
17 2 (0.46%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 93 (21.33%) Google
2 34 (7.80%) Red Hat
3 26 (5.96%) Splunk
4 19 (4.36%) VMware
5 17 (3.90%) IBM
6 14 (3.21%) AppDynamics
7 12 (2.75%) Microsoft
7 12 (2.75%) MuleSoft
7 12 (2.75%) New Relic
8 10 (2.29%) Apple
8 10 (2.29%) Facebook
9 9 (2.06%) Atlassian
9 9 (2.06%) Oracle
10 7 (1.61%) SAP
11 6 (1.38%) Hortonworks
12 5 (1.15%) MapR
13 4 (0.92%) Cloudera
13 4 (0.92%) TIBCO
14 3 (0.69%) BT
14 3 (0.69%) Palo Alto