Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Kubernetes (K8s)
London > Central London
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 201 358
Rank change year-on-year +119 +157 +67
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 524 189 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 3.72% 1.38% 0.32%
As % of the Systems Management category 30.18% 13.64% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 491 170 42
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £54,000 £52,500 £58,875
90th Percentile £96,250 £97,500 £97,500
London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -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 1,736 1,386 1,556
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 12.33% 10.12% 10.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,586 1,241 1,409
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +4.35% +1.77%
10th Percentile £38,625 £37,000 £35,700
90th Percentile £95,000 £97,500 £82,750
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 15 November 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 15 November 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 +130 413 £75,000 +7.14% 136
West End of London -3 18 £60,000 -25.00% 28
City of Westminster +7 8 £82,500 +32.00%
Camden +4 2 £80,000 +33.33%
Kubernetes
London

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 422 (80.53%) Docker
2 359 (68.51%) DevOps
3 286 (54.58%) Amazon AWS
4 258 (49.24%) Linux
5 233 (44.47%) Python
6 231 (44.08%) Ansible
7 201 (38.36%) Agile Software Development
8 188 (35.88%) Java
9 170 (32.44%) Puppet
10 162 (30.92%) Microservices
11 155 (29.58%) Jenkins
12 152 (29.01%) Microsoft Azure
13 139 (26.53%) Opscode Chef
14 138 (26.34%) Google Cloud Platform
15 123 (23.47%) Terraform
16 117 (22.33%) Finance
17 106 (20.23%) Google
18 105 (20.04%) Spring
19 95 (18.13%) Configuration Management
20 88 (16.79%) Spring Boot
21 83 (15.84%) Bash Shell
22 81 (15.46%) Git (software)
23 80 (15.27%) Continuous Integration
24 79 (15.08%) Ruby
25 74 (14.12%) Scrum
26 71 (13.55%) Fintech
27 68 (12.98%) Open Source
28 66 (12.60%) JavaScript
29 61 (11.64%) Law
30 57 (10.88%) Software Engineering

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 28 (5.34%) Elasticsearch
2 27 (5.15%) OpenStack
3 24 (4.58%) Apache Spark
3 24 (4.58%) Cloud Foundry
4 22 (4.20%) Tomcat
5 13 (2.48%) WebSphere
6 12 (2.29%) Anypoint
6 12 (2.29%) Apache
6 12 (2.29%) nginx
7 10 (1.91%) WebLogic
8 7 (1.34%) Confluence
8 7 (1.34%) Hyperledger
9 5 (0.95%) Apache Solr
9 5 (0.95%) CMS
10 3 (0.57%) uWSGI
10 3 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.38%) Apache Airflow
11 2 (0.38%) CloudStack
12 1 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.19%) Luigi
Applications
1 1 (0.19%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 286 (54.58%) Amazon AWS
2 152 (29.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 138 (26.34%) Google Cloud Platform
4 29 (5.53%) OpenShift
4 29 (5.53%) Serverless
5 27 (5.15%) AWS CloudFormation
5 27 (5.15%) GitHub
6 23 (4.39%) PaaS
6 23 (4.39%) SaaS
7 20 (3.82%) Amazon EC2
8 15 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
9 12 (2.29%) IBM Cloud
10 10 (1.91%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (1.53%) Amazon S3
12 7 (1.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 6 (1.15%) Apple Pay
13 6 (1.15%) Google Pay
14 5 (0.95%) Amazon ELB
14 5 (0.95%) Amazon EMR
15 4 (0.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.86%) Firewall
1 15 (2.86%) VPN
2 9 (1.72%) DNS
2 9 (1.72%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.76%) AMQP
3 4 (0.76%) Internet
3 4 (0.76%) LAN
4 3 (0.57%) Network Security
4 3 (0.57%) VLAN
4 3 (0.57%) WAN
5 2 (0.38%) DHCP
5 2 (0.38%) DSL
5 2 (0.38%) HTTP
5 2 (0.38%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.38%) SSL
6 1 (0.19%) NX-OS
6 1 (0.19%) SAN
6 1 (0.19%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (8.78%) MySQL
2 40 (7.63%) Big Data
3 36 (6.87%) NoSQL
4 27 (5.15%) PostgreSQL
5 23 (4.39%) MongoDB
5 23 (4.39%) SQL Server
6 22 (4.20%) Apache Cassandra
7 20 (3.82%) Hadoop
8 16 (3.05%) Blockchain
9 13 (2.48%) Cosmos DB
10 11 (2.10%) Amazon RDS
10 11 (2.10%) Redis
10 11 (2.10%) Relational Database
11 9 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 9 (1.72%) MariaDB
12 5 (0.95%) HBase
12 5 (0.95%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.76%) Apache Hive
13 4 (0.76%) BigQuery
13 4 (0.76%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 155 (29.58%) Jenkins
2 81 (15.46%) Git (software)
3 40 (7.63%) Maven
4 30 (5.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 30 (5.73%) GitLab
5 27 (5.15%) Gradle
6 25 (4.77%) TeamCity
7 23 (4.39%) Sonatype Nexus
8 21 (4.01%) Cucumber
8 21 (4.01%) JUnit
9 20 (3.82%) CircleCI
10 19 (3.63%) Travis CI
11 17 (3.24%) Subversion
12 15 (2.86%) JIRA
13 12 (2.29%) Bitbucket
14 10 (1.91%) git-flow
15 9 (1.72%) Artifactory
15 9 (1.72%) Mockito
16 8 (1.53%) Buildbot
16 8 (1.53%) Vagrant
General
1 117 (22.33%) Finance
2 61 (11.64%) Law
3 37 (7.06%) Retail
4 35 (6.68%) Banking
5 18 (3.44%) Financial Institution
6 12 (2.29%) Games
7 11 (2.10%) Advertising
7 11 (2.10%) Marketing
8 9 (1.72%) Publishing
9 5 (0.95%) Automotive
10 4 (0.76%) Retail Finance
11 3 (0.57%) Back Office
11 3 (0.57%) Interactive Media
11 3 (0.57%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.19%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.19%) Legal
12 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.19%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 220 (41.98%) DevOps Engineer
2 156 (29.77%) Developer
3 77 (14.69%) Java Developer
4 67 (12.79%) Senior Developer
5 54 (10.31%) Senior DevOps
6 51 (9.73%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 40 (7.63%) Senior Java Developer
8 33 (6.30%) Linux Engineer
9 32 (6.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 31 (5.92%) Lead DevOps
11 27 (5.15%) AWS DevOps
12 26 (4.96%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 25 (4.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 24 (4.58%) AWS Engineer
15 23 (4.39%) Python Developer
15 23 (4.39%) Site Reliability Engineer
16 22 (4.20%) Lead DevOps Engineer
17 21 (4.01%) AWS DevOps Engineer
17 21 (4.01%) Site Engineer
18 18 (3.44%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (20.04%) Spring
2 88 (16.79%) Spring Boot
3 57 (10.88%) Node.js
4 46 (8.78%) Kafka
4 46 (8.78%) Web Services
5 44 (8.40%) RESTful
6 35 (6.68%) RabbitMQ
7 34 (6.49%) React
8 29 (5.53%) SOAP
8 29 (5.53%) XML
9 28 (5.34%) .NET
10 24 (4.58%) AngularJS
10 24 (4.58%) Apache Camel
11 22 (4.20%) .NET Core
12 21 (4.01%) Elastic Stack
13 19 (3.63%) REST
14 18 (3.44%) GraphQL
15 12 (2.29%) Java EE
15 12 (2.29%) Redux
15 12 (2.29%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 71 (13.55%) Fintech
2 50 (9.54%) Greenfield Project
3 31 (5.92%) Data Centre
4 24 (4.58%) Computer Science
5 21 (4.01%) Hybrid Cloud
6 18 (3.44%) Public Cloud
7 17 (3.24%) Cloud Native
7 17 (3.24%) Self-Motivation
8 11 (2.10%) Blog
9 10 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.91%) Linux Command Line
10 9 (1.72%) User Experience
11 8 (1.53%) Mobile App
12 7 (1.34%) Clustering
12 7 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 6 (1.15%) Algorithms
13 6 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (1.15%) Virtual Team
14 5 (0.95%) Replication
15 3 (0.57%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 258 (49.24%) Linux
2 28 (5.34%) Windows
3 18 (3.44%) CentOS
4 13 (2.48%) Unix
5 10 (1.91%) Windows Server
6 9 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.34%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.76%) Amazon Linux
8 4 (0.76%) Debian
9 2 (0.38%) Android
9 2 (0.38%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.38%) Fedora
9 2 (0.38%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.19%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.19%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.19%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (68.51%) DevOps
2 201 (38.36%) Agile Software Development
3 162 (30.92%) Microservices
4 95 (18.13%) Configuration Management
5 80 (15.27%) Continuous Integration
6 74 (14.12%) Scrum
7 68 (12.98%) Open Source
8 57 (10.88%) Software Engineering
9 56 (10.69%) TDD
10 49 (9.35%) Machine Learning
11 47 (8.97%) Continuous Delivery
12 37 (7.06%) Artificial Intelligence
12 37 (7.06%) E-Commerce
12 37 (7.06%) Test Automation
13 35 (6.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 33 (6.30%) Deployment Automation
15 32 (6.11%) Problem-Solving
16 31 (5.92%) High Availability
16 31 (5.92%) Pair Programming
17 30 (5.73%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 233 (44.47%) Python
2 188 (35.88%) Java
3 83 (15.84%) Bash Shell
4 79 (15.08%) Ruby
5 66 (12.60%) JavaScript
6 51 (9.73%) Go
7 49 (9.35%) SQL
8 46 (8.78%) C#
9 35 (6.68%) Scala
10 33 (6.30%) Perl
11 28 (5.34%) Java 8
12 27 (5.15%) PowerShell
13 23 (4.39%) Groovy
14 22 (4.20%) PHP
15 21 (4.01%) C++
16 16 (3.05%) Shell Script
17 15 (2.86%) C
18 10 (1.91%) Clojure
18 10 (1.91%) Rust
19 8 (1.53%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 27 (5.15%) Degree
2 13 (2.48%) Master's Degree
3 6 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (0.76%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.38%) CISSP
6 1 (0.19%) CEH
6 1 (0.19%) GCIA
6 1 (0.19%) GCIH
6 1 (0.19%) PhD
6 1 (0.19%) SANS
6 1 (0.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.68%) QA
2 3 (0.57%) GDPR
System Software
1 422 (80.53%) Docker
2 13 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.91%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.95%) KVM
5 5 (0.95%) Xen
6 4 (0.76%) Varnish
7 3 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.57%) GlusterFS
7 3 (0.57%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.57%) QEMU
7 3 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.38%) HDFS
8 2 (0.38%) XenServer
9 1 (0.19%) etcd
9 1 (0.19%) Firmware
9 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 231 (44.08%) Ansible
2 170 (32.44%) Puppet
3 139 (26.53%) Opscode Chef
4 123 (23.47%) Terraform
5 48 (9.16%) Salt
6 42 (8.02%) Docker Swarm
7 20 (3.82%) Prometheus
8 19 (3.63%) Nagios
9 15 (2.86%) ZABBIX
10 12 (2.29%) Rancher
11 9 (1.72%) Grafana
11 9 (1.72%) Mesos
12 8 (1.53%) HAProxy
13 7 (1.34%) Packer
14 5 (0.95%) Consul
15 4 (0.76%) Oozie
16 3 (0.57%) Capistrano
16 3 (0.57%) Kibana
17 2 (0.38%) Graylog
17 2 (0.38%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 106 (20.23%) Google
2 47 (8.97%) Red Hat
3 23 (4.39%) Splunk
4 18 (3.44%) VMware
5 16 (3.05%) AppDynamics
5 16 (3.05%) Microsoft
6 15 (2.86%) IBM
7 13 (2.48%) Apple
7 13 (2.48%) Oracle
8 12 (2.29%) MuleSoft
9 11 (2.10%) Facebook
9 11 (2.10%) New Relic
10 8 (1.53%) Atlassian
11 7 (1.34%) SAP
12 6 (1.15%) Hortonworks
12 6 (1.15%) PagerDuty
12 6 (1.15%) Palo Alto
13 5 (0.95%) MapR
14 4 (0.76%) Cloudera
14 4 (0.76%) TIBCO