Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Kubernetes (K8s)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 243 310
Rank change year-on-year +119 +67 +124
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 283 102 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.57% 1.00% 0.47%
As % of the Systems Management category 24.33% 9.51% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 268 95 59
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £50,875 £48,750 £46,750
90th Percentile £96,250 £103,250 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £73,500 £70,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -6.67% +11.11%

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 the City of London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,163 1,072 1,448
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.58% 10.50% 11.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,043 971 1,306
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £39,750 £37,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £94,750 £92,500 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in the City of London

Kubernetes
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Kubernetes in the City of London

Kubernetes
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Kubernetes in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Kubernetes in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 City of London region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 225 (79.51%) Docker
2 210 (74.20%) DevOps
3 166 (58.66%) Amazon AWS
4 162 (57.24%) Linux
5 159 (56.18%) Python
6 135 (47.70%) Ansible
7 106 (37.46%) Microsoft Azure
8 97 (34.28%) Agile Software Development
9 94 (33.22%) Puppet
10 93 (32.86%) Jenkins
11 85 (30.04%) Google Cloud Platform
12 84 (29.68%) Opscode Chef
13 82 (28.98%) Ruby
14 76 (26.86%) Microservices
15 71 (25.09%) Configuration Management
16 69 (24.38%) Java
17 67 (23.67%) Terraform
18 56 (19.79%) JavaScript
19 55 (19.43%) Scrum
20 54 (19.08%) Google
21 52 (18.37%) Finance
22 43 (15.19%) GCP
23 42 (14.84%) Git (software)
24 41 (14.49%) Open Source
25 40 (14.13%) Continuous Integration
26 39 (13.78%) Go
27 37 (13.07%) Bash Shell
27 37 (13.07%) NoSQL
27 37 (13.07%) Fintech
27 37 (13.07%) MySQL

Kubernetes
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 26 (9.19%) Elasticsearch
2 25 (8.83%) Apache Spark
2 25 (8.83%) OpenStack
3 9 (3.18%) Apache
4 6 (2.12%) Hyperledger
5 5 (1.77%) nginx
5 5 (1.77%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.41%) JBoss
7 3 (1.06%) CMS
7 3 (1.06%) Ethereum
8 2 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.71%) Confluence
8 2 (0.71%) uWSGI
8 2 (0.71%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.35%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.35%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.35%) IIS
9 1 (0.35%) Luigi
Business Applications
1 3 (1.06%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 166 (58.66%) Amazon AWS
2 106 (37.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 85 (30.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 30 (10.60%) AWS CloudFormation
5 13 (4.59%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (4.24%) SaaS
7 9 (3.18%) PaaS
7 9 (3.18%) Serverless
8 8 (2.83%) Amazon S3
9 7 (2.47%) GitHub
10 5 (1.77%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (1.77%) Datadog
11 4 (1.41%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (1.41%) Amazon EMR
11 4 (1.41%) AWS CodePipeline
11 4 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (1.06%) IaaS
12 3 (1.06%) OpenShift
12 3 (1.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.42%) TCP/IP
2 17 (6.01%) DNS
3 16 (5.65%) VPN
4 4 (1.41%) Firewall
5 3 (1.06%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.71%) HTTP
6 2 (0.71%) Internet
6 2 (0.71%) Network Security
6 2 (0.71%) PBX
6 2 (0.71%) SMTP
6 2 (0.71%) VoIP
7 1 (0.35%) Broadband
7 1 (0.35%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.35%) SAN
7 1 (0.35%) SSL
7 1 (0.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (13.07%) MySQL
1 37 (13.07%) NoSQL
2 30 (10.60%) Big Data
3 28 (9.89%) MongoDB
4 20 (7.07%) Cosmos DB
5 16 (5.65%) Hadoop
6 15 (5.30%) Data Lake
7 13 (4.59%) Blockchain
8 11 (3.89%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (3.89%) Redis
9 9 (3.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 8 (2.83%) SQL Server
11 7 (2.47%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (2.12%) MariaDB
13 5 (1.77%) Relational Database
14 3 (1.06%) Apache Hive
14 3 (1.06%) CouchDB
14 3 (1.06%) HBase
15 2 (0.71%) KDB
Development Applications
1 93 (32.86%) Jenkins
2 42 (14.84%) Git (software)
3 18 (6.36%) TeamCity
4 15 (5.30%) JIRA
5 14 (4.95%) Subversion
6 12 (4.24%) Gradle
6 12 (4.24%) Maven
7 11 (3.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (3.18%) JUnit
8 9 (3.18%) Mockito
9 8 (2.83%) CF BOSH
9 8 (2.83%) CircleCI
9 8 (2.83%) webpack
10 7 (2.47%) Bitbucket
10 7 (2.47%) GitLab
10 7 (2.47%) Sonatype Nexus
11 6 (2.12%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (1.77%) Artifactory
13 4 (1.41%) gulp
13 4 (1.41%) Travis CI
General
1 52 (18.37%) Finance
2 36 (12.72%) Banking
3 24 (8.48%) Law
3 24 (8.48%) Retail
4 4 (1.41%) Marketing
5 3 (1.06%) Advertising
6 2 (0.71%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.71%) Publishing
6 2 (0.71%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.35%) Digital Economy
7 1 (0.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 116 (40.99%) DevOps Engineer
2 54 (19.08%) Developer
3 28 (9.89%) Senior DevOps
4 25 (8.83%) Senior Developer
5 22 (7.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 21 (7.42%) Lead DevOps
7 19 (6.71%) AWS DevOps
8 15 (5.30%) AWS Engineer
8 15 (5.30%) Cloud Engineer
9 14 (4.95%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
10 13 (4.59%) Data Scientist
10 13 (4.59%) Senior Data Scientist
11 12 (4.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (4.24%) Python Developer
12 11 (3.89%) JavaScript Developer
12 11 (3.89%) Lead DevOps Engineer
13 10 (3.53%) Java Developer
13 10 (3.53%) Linux Engineer
13 10 (3.53%) Site Reliability Engineer
14 9 (3.18%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (9.54%) Node.js
2 26 (9.19%) Kafka
2 26 (9.19%) React
3 24 (8.48%) Spring
4 21 (7.42%) RabbitMQ
5 18 (6.36%) AngularJS
5 18 (6.36%) Spring Boot
6 15 (5.30%) Redux
6 15 (5.30%) REST
7 14 (4.95%) .NET
8 13 (4.59%) Natural Language Processing
9 10 (3.53%) .NET Core
9 10 (3.53%) Elastic Stack
9 10 (3.53%) HTML
10 8 (2.83%) ActiveMQ
10 8 (2.83%) Sass
11 7 (2.47%) Django
11 7 (2.47%) Web Services
12 6 (2.12%) JPA
12 6 (2.12%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (13.07%) Fintech
2 26 (9.19%) Greenfield Project
3 24 (8.48%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.47%) Public Cloud
5 6 (2.12%) Clustering
5 6 (2.12%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.77%) User Experience
7 4 (1.41%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.41%) Replication
7 4 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.06%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.06%) Equities
8 3 (1.06%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.06%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.71%) Derivative
9 2 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.71%) Renewable Energy
9 2 (0.71%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 162 (57.24%) Linux
2 19 (6.71%) Windows
3 9 (3.18%) Unix
4 5 (1.77%) CentOS
5 4 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.06%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.71%) DC/OS
8 1 (0.35%) Android
8 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.35%) Debian
8 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.35%) VMS
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (74.20%) DevOps
2 97 (34.28%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (26.86%) Microservices
4 71 (25.09%) Configuration Management
5 55 (19.43%) Scrum
6 41 (14.49%) Open Source
7 40 (14.13%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (10.95%) E-Commerce
9 29 (10.25%) Machine Learning
10 28 (9.89%) TDD
10 28 (9.89%) Test Automation
11 25 (8.83%) Stakeholder Management
12 23 (8.13%) Data Science
12 23 (8.13%) Software Engineering
13 20 (7.07%) Analytics
14 18 (6.36%) Data Engineering
15 17 (6.01%) Continuous Delivery
16 16 (5.65%) Deployment Automation
16 16 (5.65%) Mathematics
17 15 (5.30%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 159 (56.18%) Python
2 82 (28.98%) Ruby
3 69 (24.38%) Java
4 56 (19.79%) JavaScript
5 39 (13.78%) Go
6 37 (13.07%) Bash Shell
7 34 (12.01%) SQL
8 17 (6.01%) C#
9 15 (5.30%) Java 8
10 13 (4.59%) PowerShell
10 13 (4.59%) Scala
11 11 (3.89%) Perl
11 11 (3.89%) Rust
12 10 (3.53%) PHP
13 9 (3.18%) ES6
14 8 (2.83%) C
15 7 (2.47%) Shell Script
16 5 (1.77%) Clojure
17 4 (1.41%) Groovy
17 4 (1.41%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (5.65%) Degree
2 1 (0.35%) AWS Certification
2 1 (0.35%) CEH
2 1 (0.35%) CISSP
2 1 (0.35%) GCIA
2 1 (0.35%) GCIH
2 1 (0.35%) Master's Degree
2 1 (0.35%) PhD
2 1 (0.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (15.19%) GCP
2 7 (2.47%) QA
3 1 (0.35%) GDPR
System Software
1 225 (79.51%) Docker
2 6 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.41%) KVM
3 4 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.41%) Xen
4 3 (1.06%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.06%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.71%) LXC
5 2 (0.71%) QEMU
5 2 (0.71%) Varnish
6 1 (0.35%) etcd
6 1 (0.35%) GlusterFS
6 1 (0.35%) HDFS
6 1 (0.35%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 135 (47.70%) Ansible
2 94 (33.22%) Puppet
3 84 (29.68%) Opscode Chef
4 67 (23.67%) Terraform
5 30 (10.60%) Salt
6 18 (6.36%) Prometheus
7 17 (6.01%) Docker Swarm
8 16 (5.65%) Nagios
9 14 (4.95%) Mesos
10 8 (2.83%) ZABBIX
11 6 (2.12%) Capistrano
11 6 (2.12%) Grafana
11 6 (2.12%) Rancher
12 4 (1.41%) Consul
13 3 (1.06%) Oozie
14 2 (0.71%) Hadoop YARN
14 2 (0.71%) HAProxy
14 2 (0.71%) logstash
14 2 (0.71%) Packer
14 2 (0.71%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 54 (19.08%) Google
2 14 (4.95%) VMware
3 13 (4.59%) Splunk
4 11 (3.89%) Oracle
5 9 (3.18%) Microsoft
6 5 (1.77%) Atlassian
6 5 (1.77%) Hortonworks
6 5 (1.77%) IBM
6 5 (1.77%) MapR
6 5 (1.77%) New Relic
6 5 (1.77%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.41%) Cloudera
8 3 (1.06%) Apple
8 3 (1.06%) Rackspace
9 2 (0.71%) Citrix
9 2 (0.71%) Informatica
9 2 (0.71%) Sun
9 2 (0.71%) Sybase
9 2 (0.71%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.35%) Cisco