Period
to 23 January 2019

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

Google Kubernetes (K8s)
London > Central London
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 58 184 287
Rank change year-on-year +126 +103 +110
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 584 241 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 4.49% 1.65% 0.71%
As % of the Systems Management category 33.78% 16.54% 6.61%
Number of salaries quoted 559 220 78
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% -10.00%
10th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £42,625
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £94,125
London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% -10.00%

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 Central London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,729 1,457 1,376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 13.30% 9.95% 10.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,600 1,310 1,242
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £85,000
London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019. 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 +132 485 £75,000 +5.26% 139
City of Westminster +5 11 £80,000 +28.00% 2
West End of London 0 6 £58,750 -2.08%
Camden +1 2 £80,000 +33.33%
Southwark +56 1 £40,000 -40.74%
Kubernetes
London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Central London region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 493 (84.42%) Docker
2 360 (61.64%) DevOps
3 310 (53.08%) Amazon AWS
4 248 (42.47%) Linux
5 245 (41.95%) Python
6 221 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
7 219 (37.50%) Java
8 204 (34.93%) Ansible
9 180 (30.82%) Microservices
10 169 (28.94%) Microsoft Azure
11 156 (26.71%) Terraform
12 150 (25.68%) Jenkins
13 144 (24.66%) Finance
14 137 (23.46%) Google Cloud Platform
15 132 (22.60%) Spring
16 130 (22.26%) Puppet
17 104 (17.81%) Opscode Chef
18 102 (17.47%) Git (software)
19 101 (17.29%) Bash Shell
20 95 (16.27%) Fintech
21 93 (15.92%) Spring Boot
22 85 (14.55%) Google
23 84 (14.38%) Software Engineering
24 75 (12.84%) Node.js
25 73 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
26 71 (12.16%) Law
27 69 (11.82%) Configuration Management
27 69 (11.82%) JavaScript
27 69 (11.82%) TDD
28 68 (11.64%) SQL

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 39 (6.68%) Elasticsearch
2 28 (4.79%) Apache Spark
3 19 (3.25%) Tomcat
4 12 (2.05%) Hyperledger
5 10 (1.71%) nginx
5 10 (1.71%) OpenStack
6 9 (1.54%) Cloud Foundry
7 8 (1.37%) CMS
8 7 (1.20%) Anypoint
8 7 (1.20%) Apache
8 7 (1.20%) Apache Solr
9 6 (1.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 6 (1.03%) Confluence
10 5 (0.86%) SharePoint
11 4 (0.68%) IIS
12 3 (0.51%) Apache Airflow
12 3 (0.51%) Appian
12 3 (0.51%) uWSGI
12 3 (0.51%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 310 (53.08%) Amazon AWS
2 169 (28.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 137 (23.46%) Google Cloud Platform
4 32 (5.48%) SaaS
5 24 (4.11%) Amazon EC2
6 22 (3.77%) GitHub
7 21 (3.60%) OpenShift
7 21 (3.60%) Serverless
8 20 (3.42%) AWS CloudFormation
9 17 (2.91%) AWS Lambda
10 14 (2.40%) PaaS
11 13 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
12 12 (2.05%) Amazon S3
12 12 (2.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 10 (1.71%) IaaS
14 7 (1.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 7 (1.20%) Amazon SQS
15 5 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
15 5 (0.86%) Cloudflare
15 5 (0.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.40%) DNS
1 14 (2.40%) Firewall
2 13 (2.23%) TCP/IP
3 11 (1.88%) VPN
4 9 (1.54%) AMQP
5 8 (1.37%) VLAN
6 3 (0.51%) LAN
6 3 (0.51%) WAN
7 2 (0.34%) DSL
7 2 (0.34%) HTTP
7 2 (0.34%) Internet
7 2 (0.34%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.34%) SSL
8 1 (0.17%) Junos
8 1 (0.17%) Network Security
8 1 (0.17%) NX-OS
8 1 (0.17%) SAN
8 1 (0.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (8.73%) NoSQL
2 50 (8.56%) MySQL
3 49 (8.39%) Big Data
4 43 (7.36%) PostgreSQL
5 33 (5.65%) MongoDB
6 30 (5.14%) Apache Cassandra
7 27 (4.62%) Blockchain
7 27 (4.62%) SQL Server
8 23 (3.94%) Hadoop
9 16 (2.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 14 (2.40%) Redis
11 11 (1.88%) Amazon RDS
12 9 (1.54%) MariaDB
13 8 (1.37%) Relational Database
14 7 (1.20%) Apache Hive
14 7 (1.20%) Cosmos DB
14 7 (1.20%) HBase
15 3 (0.51%) BigQuery
15 3 (0.51%) RDBMS
16 2 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 150 (25.68%) Jenkins
2 102 (17.47%) Git (software)
3 41 (7.02%) Gradle
4 39 (6.68%) Maven
5 29 (4.97%) GitLab
6 27 (4.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 26 (4.45%) TeamCity
8 23 (3.94%) Cucumber
9 20 (3.42%) Travis CI
10 19 (3.25%) git-flow
11 18 (3.08%) CircleCI
12 17 (2.91%) Sonatype Nexus
13 15 (2.57%) JUnit
13 15 (2.57%) Subversion
14 13 (2.23%) Bitbucket
15 12 (2.05%) CF BOSH
16 11 (1.88%) Vagrant
17 9 (1.54%) Selenium
18 8 (1.37%) JIRA
19 7 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 144 (24.66%) Finance
2 71 (12.16%) Law
3 39 (6.68%) Retail
4 26 (4.45%) Banking
5 14 (2.40%) Financial Institution
6 12 (2.05%) Advertising
7 11 (1.88%) Games
8 9 (1.54%) Automotive
8 9 (1.54%) Marketing
8 9 (1.54%) Publishing
9 4 (0.68%) Retail Finance
9 4 (0.68%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.51%) Back Office
10 3 (0.51%) Interactive Media
10 3 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.17%) Front Office
11 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 225 (38.53%) Developer
2 223 (38.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 114 (19.52%) Java Developer
4 85 (14.55%) Senior Developer
5 57 (9.76%) Senior Java Developer
6 55 (9.42%) Senior DevOps
7 51 (8.73%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 39 (6.68%) AWS DevOps
9 34 (5.82%) Python Developer
10 33 (5.65%) AWS Engineer
11 31 (5.31%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 29 (4.97%) Lead DevOps
13 26 (4.45%) Site Reliability Engineer
14 25 (4.28%) Lead Developer
14 25 (4.28%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 24 (4.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 24 (4.11%) Kubernetes Engineer
15 24 (4.11%) Platform Engineer
16 22 (3.77%) Lead DevOps Engineer
16 22 (3.77%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (22.60%) Spring
2 93 (15.92%) Spring Boot
3 75 (12.84%) Node.js
4 63 (10.79%) Kafka
5 57 (9.76%) RESTful
6 55 (9.42%) Web Services
7 46 (7.88%) .NET
8 44 (7.53%) RabbitMQ
9 42 (7.19%) React
10 40 (6.85%) AngularJS
11 37 (6.34%) XML
12 31 (5.31%) SOAP
13 30 (5.14%) Apache Camel
14 26 (4.45%) .NET Core
15 24 (4.11%) Express
16 22 (3.77%) Elastic Stack
16 22 (3.77%) GraphQL
17 16 (2.74%) Grails
17 16 (2.74%) jOOQ
17 16 (2.74%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 95 (16.27%) Fintech
2 58 (9.93%) Greenfield Project
3 21 (3.60%) User Experience
4 18 (3.08%) Data Centre
5 17 (2.91%) Cloud Native
6 14 (2.40%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (2.23%) Hybrid Cloud
7 13 (2.23%) Virtual Team
8 12 (2.05%) Algorithms
8 12 (2.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 10 (1.71%) Public Cloud
10 9 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
10 9 (1.54%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (1.03%) Life Science
12 6 (1.03%) Renewable Energy
13 5 (0.86%) Xbox
14 4 (0.68%) Clustering
14 4 (0.68%) Hedge funds
14 4 (0.68%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 248 (42.47%) Linux
2 25 (4.28%) Windows
3 17 (2.91%) CentOS
4 12 (2.05%) Unix
5 9 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (1.54%) Ubuntu
6 5 (0.86%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.68%) Android
8 3 (0.51%) Amazon Linux
8 3 (0.51%) CoreOS
8 3 (0.51%) Debian
9 2 (0.34%) Fedora
10 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 360 (61.64%) DevOps
2 221 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
3 180 (30.82%) Microservices
4 84 (14.38%) Software Engineering
5 73 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 69 (11.82%) Configuration Management
6 69 (11.82%) TDD
7 61 (10.45%) Scrum
8 60 (10.27%) Machine Learning
9 51 (8.73%) Open Source
10 47 (8.05%) Continuous Delivery
11 46 (7.88%) Artificial Intelligence
11 46 (7.88%) E-Commerce
12 40 (6.85%) Pair Programming
13 38 (6.51%) Data Science
14 35 (5.99%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 34 (5.82%) Problem-Solving
15 34 (5.82%) SDLC
15 34 (5.82%) Test Automation
16 33 (5.65%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 245 (41.95%) Python
2 219 (37.50%) Java
3 101 (17.29%) Bash Shell
4 69 (11.82%) JavaScript
5 68 (11.64%) SQL
6 61 (10.45%) Ruby
7 54 (9.25%) Go
8 47 (8.05%) C#
9 45 (7.71%) Scala
10 44 (7.53%) Groovy
11 40 (6.85%) Java 8
12 29 (4.97%) Perl
13 28 (4.79%) C++
14 25 (4.28%) PHP
15 21 (3.60%) PowerShell
16 14 (2.40%) Java 9
17 12 (2.05%) Clojure
18 11 (1.88%) Kotlin
19 10 (1.71%) Rust
20 8 (1.37%) ES6
Qualifications
1 13 (2.23%) Degree
2 6 (1.03%) AWS Certification
2 6 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.51%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.17%) CISSP
4 1 (0.17%) PhD
4 1 (0.17%) RHCE
4 1 (0.17%) RHCSA
4 1 (0.17%) SANS
4 1 (0.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (6.51%) QA
2 5 (0.86%) SLA
3 3 (0.51%) GDPR
System Software
1 493 (84.42%) Docker
2 9 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.20%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.86%) Varnish
5 3 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.51%) GlusterFS
5 3 (0.51%) KVM
5 3 (0.51%) QEMU
5 3 (0.51%) Xen
6 2 (0.34%) HDFS
7 1 (0.17%) etcd
7 1 (0.17%) Firmware
7 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 204 (34.93%) Ansible
2 156 (26.71%) Terraform
3 130 (22.26%) Puppet
4 104 (17.81%) Opscode Chef
5 39 (6.68%) Docker Swarm
6 28 (4.79%) Prometheus
7 26 (4.45%) Salt
8 16 (2.74%) Rancher
9 15 (2.57%) Nagios
10 13 (2.23%) ZABBIX
11 12 (2.05%) Grafana
12 10 (1.71%) Packer
13 9 (1.54%) HAProxy
14 6 (1.03%) Oozie
15 5 (0.86%) Consul
15 5 (0.86%) Mesos
16 4 (0.68%) Hadoop YARN
17 2 (0.34%) Graphite
17 2 (0.34%) Kibana
17 2 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 85 (14.55%) Google
2 43 (7.36%) Red Hat
3 27 (4.62%) Microsoft
4 16 (2.74%) Oracle
5 11 (1.88%) Splunk
6 10 (1.71%) NVIDIA
6 10 (1.71%) VMware
7 9 (1.54%) AppDynamics
8 7 (1.20%) IBM
8 7 (1.20%) MuleSoft
8 7 (1.20%) Rackspace
9 6 (1.03%) Apple
9 6 (1.03%) Hortonworks
9 6 (1.03%) MapR
9 6 (1.03%) New Relic
9 6 (1.03%) TIBCO
10 5 (0.86%) PagerDuty
11 4 (0.68%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.68%) Cloudera
11 4 (0.68%) Facebook