Period
to 12 July 2020

The median annual salary for a Kubernetes Engineer was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 12 July 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (K8s) Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 194 242 353
Rank change year-on-year +48 +111 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Kubernetes Engineer 55 95 6
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.92% 0.91% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.95% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 59 116 7
Median annual salary £80,000 £80,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -22.22%
10th Percentile £58,500 £66,250 £63,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £110,000 £83,750
Central London median annual salary £80,000 £80,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -22.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 5,610 9,995 10,876
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.25% 95.41% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4,893 8,860 9,679
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £40,800 £35,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +4.35%

Kubernetes Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Kubernetes Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes Engineer in the City of London

Kubernetes Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Kubernetes Engineer in the City of London.

Salary trend for Kubernetes Engineer in the City of London

Kubernetes Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Kubernetes Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 12 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Kubernetes Engineer in the City of London

Kubernetes Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 12 July 2020, Kubernetes Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region featuring Kubernetes Engineer in the job title.

1 55 (100.00%) Kubernetes
2 49 (89.09%) Terraform
3 46 (83.64%) Docker
3 46 (83.64%) DevOps
4 36 (65.45%) AWS
5 34 (61.82%) Infrastructure as Code
6 33 (60.00%) Ansible
7 26 (47.27%) Python
8 21 (38.18%) Azure
9 15 (27.27%) Jenkins
10 14 (25.45%) Fintech
11 13 (23.64%) GCP
11 13 (23.64%) Opscode Chef
12 12 (21.82%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 11 (20.00%) Puppet
13 11 (20.00%) Java
14 8 (14.55%) Configuration Management
14 8 (14.55%) Greenfield Project
15 7 (12.73%) AWS CloudFormation
15 7 (12.73%) Go
15 7 (12.73%) Artificial Intelligence
16 6 (10.91%) PowerShell
16 6 (10.91%) Retail
16 6 (10.91%) Linux
16 6 (10.91%) Big Data
16 6 (10.91%) Grafana
17 5 (9.09%) Kafka
17 5 (9.09%) Finance
18 4 (7.27%) Banking
18 4 (7.27%) Bash Shell

Kubernetes Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 2 (3.64%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.82%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 36 (65.45%) AWS
2 21 (38.18%) Azure
3 13 (23.64%) GCP
4 7 (12.73%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (7.27%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (7.27%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (7.27%) Serverless
6 2 (3.64%) Datadog
7 1 (1.82%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (1.82%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (1.82%) AWS CodePipeline
7 1 (1.82%) CloudFront
7 1 (1.82%) SaaS
7 1 (1.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) Big Data
2 4 (7.27%) Blockchain
3 1 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.64%) Spinnaker
3 1 (1.82%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.82%) GitLab
3 1 (1.82%) JIRA
3 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (10.91%) Retail
2 5 (9.09%) Finance
3 4 (7.27%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) Kafka
2 3 (5.45%) .NET
3 2 (3.64%) Node.js
4 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.82%) Lambda Expressions
4 1 (1.82%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.82%) Cloud Native
2 1 (1.82%) Equities
2 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.82%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (1.82%) Public Cloud
2 1 (1.82%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.91%) Linux
2 2 (3.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (83.64%) DevOps
2 34 (61.82%) Infrastructure as Code
3 14 (25.45%) Fintech
4 12 (21.82%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 8 (14.55%) Configuration Management
6 7 (12.73%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.45%) Analytics
7 3 (5.45%) Data Science
7 3 (5.45%) OO
7 3 (5.45%) Software Delivery
7 3 (5.45%) Task Automation
8 2 (3.64%) Cryptocurrency
8 2 (3.64%) Machine Learning
8 2 (3.64%) Microservices
8 2 (3.64%) Software Engineering
9 1 (1.82%) Business Development
9 1 (1.82%) Data Extraction
9 1 (1.82%) High Availability
9 1 (1.82%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (47.27%) Python
2 11 (20.00%) Java
3 7 (12.73%) Go
4 6 (10.91%) PowerShell
5 4 (7.27%) Bash Shell
5 4 (7.27%) Scala
6 2 (3.64%) C#
6 2 (3.64%) Clojure
7 1 (1.82%) ClojureScript
7 1 (1.82%) Elixir
7 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.82%) Kotlin
7 1 (1.82%) Ruby
System Software
1 46 (83.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 55 (100.00%) Kubernetes
2 49 (89.09%) Terraform
3 33 (60.00%) Ansible
4 13 (23.64%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (20.00%) Puppet
6 6 (10.91%) Grafana
7 4 (7.27%) Prometheus
8 2 (3.64%) Istio
9 1 (1.82%) Consul
9 1 (1.82%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (5.45%) New Relic
2 1 (1.82%) Google