Period
to

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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 26 14 23
Rank change year-on-year -12 +9 +16
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 632 704 538
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 7.85% 12.98% 8.88%
As % of the Systems Management category 49.45% 59.06% 50.23%
Number of salaries quoted 568 663 513
10th Percentile £60,525 £55,000 £55,000
25th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £63,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £90,000 £85,000 £77,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% +3.33%
75th Percentile £107,500 £96,250 £92,500
90th Percentile £125,750 £110,000 £112,000
Central London median annual salary £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%

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 1,278 1,192 1,071
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.87% 21.98% 17.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,055 1,077 973
10th Percentile £47,500 £52,500 £46,250
25th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £81,000 £80,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.25% +10.34% +3.57%
75th Percentile £100,625 £95,000 £88,750
90th Percentile £115,000 £110,000 £105,000
Central London median annual salary £80,000 £77,500 £73,250
% change year-on-year +3.23% +5.80% +4.64%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Kubernetes as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Kubernetes in the City of London over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Salary histogram for Kubernetes in the City of London

Kubernetes
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kubernetes within the City of London region over the 6 months to 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
London Bridge 0 8 £90,000 +12.50%
Moorgate - 1 £95,000 -
Kubernetes
Central London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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.

1 448 (70.89%) Docker
2 371 (58.70%) DevOps
3 362 (57.28%) AWS
4 285 (45.09%) Java
5 282 (44.62%) Python
6 262 (41.46%) CI/CD
7 229 (36.23%) Terraform
8 220 (34.81%) Agile
9 218 (34.49%) Infrastructure as Code
10 212 (33.54%) Azure
11 206 (32.59%) GCP
12 190 (30.06%) Microservices
13 146 (23.10%) Jenkins
14 134 (21.20%) Finance
15 110 (17.41%) SQL
15 110 (17.41%) Kafka
16 109 (17.25%) Spring
17 106 (16.77%) Fintech
18 104 (16.46%) Software Engineering
19 101 (15.98%) Serverless
20 99 (15.66%) Bash
21 96 (15.19%) Spring Boot
22 95 (15.03%) Linux
23 93 (14.72%) Ansible
23 93 (14.72%) Git (software)
24 89 (14.08%) AWS CloudFormation
25 87 (13.77%) NoSQL
26 75 (11.87%) Go
27 74 (11.71%) Puppet
28 73 (11.55%) JavaScript

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 38 (6.01%) Confluence
2 16 (2.53%) Cloud Foundry
3 14 (2.22%) Apache Spark
4 7 (1.11%) Apache
5 6 (0.95%) IIS
6 5 (0.79%) JBoss
6 5 (0.79%) OpenStack
6 5 (0.79%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.47%) nginx
8 2 (0.32%) EPiServer
Applications
1 21 (3.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.47%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 362 (57.28%) AWS
2 212 (33.54%) Azure
3 206 (32.59%) GCP
4 101 (15.98%) Serverless
5 89 (14.08%) AWS CloudFormation
6 46 (7.28%) Azure DevOps
7 42 (6.65%) GitHub
8 31 (4.91%) OpenShift
8 31 (4.91%) SaaS
9 26 (4.11%) PaaS
10 24 (3.80%) Amazon EC2
11 21 (3.32%) Lucidchart
12 20 (3.16%) Amazon EKS
13 17 (2.69%) AWS Lambda
13 17 (2.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 14 (2.22%) Amazon ECS
15 13 (2.06%) Amazon S3
15 13 (2.06%) Datadog
16 12 (1.90%) AWS Fargate
16 12 (1.90%) Azure AKS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.74%) Firewall
2 9 (1.42%) Software-Defined Networking
3 8 (1.27%) Broadband
4 6 (0.95%) DNS
5 4 (0.63%) Network Security
6 3 (0.47%) WAN
7 2 (0.32%) AMQP
7 2 (0.32%) DHCP
7 2 (0.32%) LAN
7 2 (0.32%) VoIP
7 2 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.16%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.16%) SD-WAN
8 1 (0.16%) Skype
8 1 (0.16%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (13.77%) NoSQL
2 51 (8.07%) PostgreSQL
3 49 (7.75%) SQL Server
4 41 (6.49%) MongoDB
5 40 (6.33%) Relational Database
6 38 (6.01%) Big Data
7 36 (5.70%) DynamoDB
8 30 (4.75%) Hadoop
9 23 (3.64%) Amazon RDS
10 21 (3.32%) Apache Cassandra
11 17 (2.69%) Elasticsearch
12 16 (2.53%) MySQL
12 16 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 14 (2.22%) Redis
14 11 (1.74%) Azure SQL Database
15 9 (1.42%) Amazon Redshift
16 7 (1.11%) Power BI
17 5 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
17 5 (0.79%) Neo4j
18 4 (0.63%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 146 (23.10%) Jenkins
2 93 (14.72%) Git (software)
3 48 (7.59%) JIRA
4 40 (6.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 35 (5.54%) GitLab
6 23 (3.64%) CircleCI
6 23 (3.64%) SonarQube
6 23 (3.64%) TeamCity
7 21 (3.32%) Maven
8 19 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (1.90%) JUnit
9 12 (1.90%) Travis CI
10 8 (1.27%) NUnit
10 8 (1.27%) Selenium
11 7 (1.11%) Bitbucket
11 7 (1.11%) Cucumber
11 7 (1.11%) webpack
12 6 (0.95%) Gradle
12 6 (0.95%) Moq
13 5 (0.79%) Mercurial
General
1 134 (21.20%) Finance
2 69 (10.92%) Social Skills
3 57 (9.02%) Banking
4 34 (5.38%) Retail
5 31 (4.91%) Presentation Skills
6 28 (4.43%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 14 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (2.06%) Influencing Skills
9 12 (1.90%) Tech for Good
10 10 (1.58%) Law
11 9 (1.42%) Advertising
11 9 (1.42%) Publishing
12 7 (1.11%) Public Sector
13 6 (0.95%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.79%) Documentation Skills
14 5 (0.79%) Fire and Rescue
14 5 (0.79%) Telecoms
15 4 (0.63%) Automotive
16 3 (0.47%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 206 (32.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 121 (19.15%) Developer
3 70 (11.08%) Java Developer
4 64 (10.13%) Technical Leader
5 52 (8.23%) Cloud Engineer
6 42 (6.65%) Software Engineer
7 40 (6.33%) Java Engineer
8 39 (6.17%) Senior Developer
9 28 (4.43%) Scala Engineer
10 27 (4.27%) AWS Engineer
11 26 (4.11%) Platform Engineer
11 26 (4.11%) Senior Software Engineer
12 25 (3.96%) Senior DevOps
12 25 (3.96%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 25 (3.96%) Senior Java Developer
13 23 (3.64%) E-Commerce Engineer
14 22 (3.48%) Security Engineer
15 21 (3.32%) AWS DevOps
15 21 (3.32%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 19 (3.01%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (17.41%) Kafka
2 109 (17.25%) Spring
3 96 (15.19%) Spring Boot
4 69 (10.92%) React
5 58 (9.18%) Node.js
6 45 (7.12%) .NET
7 36 (5.70%) RESTful
8 29 (4.59%) AngularJS
9 27 (4.27%) REST
10 26 (4.11%) JSON
11 18 (2.85%) OAuth
12 17 (2.69%) CSS
12 17 (2.69%) HTML
13 16 (2.53%) .NET Core
13 16 (2.53%) ActiveMQ
13 16 (2.53%) OpenID
14 14 (2.22%) JMS
15 13 (2.06%) OAuth2
15 13 (2.06%) Sass
16 12 (1.90%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 58 (9.18%) Cloud Native
2 26 (4.11%) Greenfield Project
3 21 (3.32%) Blockchain
3 21 (3.32%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (2.85%) Algorithms
5 17 (2.69%) Data Structures
6 14 (2.22%) Cyberattack
7 13 (2.06%) Public Cloud
8 11 (1.74%) Data Centre
9 9 (1.42%) Cyber Defence
9 9 (1.42%) Equities
9 9 (1.42%) Mobile App
9 9 (1.42%) Private Cloud
10 8 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
11 7 (1.11%) Educational Technology
11 7 (1.11%) Legacy Systems
12 6 (0.95%) Derivative
12 6 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.95%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 95 (15.03%) Linux
2 21 (3.32%) Windows
3 12 (1.90%) Android
4 11 (1.74%) Unix
5 6 (0.95%) CentOS
5 6 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.47%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.32%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 371 (58.70%) DevOps
2 262 (41.46%) CI/CD
3 220 (34.81%) Agile
4 218 (34.49%) Infrastructure as Code
5 190 (30.06%) Microservices
6 106 (16.77%) Fintech
7 104 (16.46%) Software Engineering
8 73 (11.55%) Event-Driven
8 73 (11.55%) TDD
9 64 (10.13%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 53 (8.39%) Platform Engineering
11 50 (7.91%) Scrum
12 47 (7.44%) Machine Learning
12 47 (7.44%) Mentoring
12 47 (7.44%) Technical Leadership
13 46 (7.28%) OO
14 45 (7.12%) Data Science
14 45 (7.12%) Decision-Making
14 45 (7.12%) Test Automation
15 42 (6.65%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 285 (45.09%) Java
2 282 (44.62%) Python
3 110 (17.41%) SQL
4 99 (15.66%) Bash
5 75 (11.87%) Go
6 73 (11.55%) JavaScript
7 58 (9.18%) Kotlin
8 51 (8.07%) C#
9 49 (7.75%) Scala
10 43 (6.80%) PowerShell
11 29 (4.59%) C++
12 16 (2.53%) TypeScript
13 15 (2.37%) PHP
14 12 (1.90%) C
15 11 (1.74%) Rust
16 10 (1.58%) Ruby
17 9 (1.42%) Groovy
18 5 (0.79%) ES6
18 5 (0.79%) Perl
18 5 (0.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 44 (6.96%) Degree
2 26 (4.11%) Master's Degree
3 19 (3.01%) AWS Certification
4 17 (2.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (2.69%) Security Cleared
5 11 (1.74%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.32%) MCSE
6 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.32%) OCP
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.16%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.16%) RHCE
7 1 (0.16%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.16%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.48%) QA
2 14 (2.22%) GDPR
3 6 (0.95%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.95%) SLA
4 1 (0.16%) ISO 20022
4 1 (0.16%) NIST
System Software
1 448 (70.89%) Docker
2 5 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (0.63%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.32%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.16%) KVM
5 1 (0.16%) LXC
Systems Management
1 229 (36.23%) Terraform
2 93 (14.72%) Ansible
3 74 (11.71%) Puppet
4 18 (2.85%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (2.53%) Grafana
6 14 (2.22%) Prometheus
7 5 (0.79%) Kibana
8 4 (0.63%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (0.47%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.32%) Argo
10 2 (0.32%) HP Fortify
10 2 (0.32%) Istio
10 2 (0.32%) Packer
10 2 (0.32%) Rundeck
11 1 (0.16%) Consul
11 1 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.16%) Rancher
11 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (0.16%) SELinux
11 1 (0.16%) StatsD
Vendors
1 46 (7.28%) Oracle
2 38 (6.01%) Google
3 22 (3.48%) Microsoft
4 10 (1.58%) Red Hat
5 8 (1.27%) VMware
6 7 (1.11%) Perforce
7 5 (0.79%) Cloudera
7 5 (0.79%) Hortonworks
7 5 (0.79%) Splunk
8 4 (0.63%) Okta
8 4 (0.63%) Veracode
9 3 (0.47%) Confluent
9 3 (0.47%) F5
9 3 (0.47%) IBM
9 3 (0.47%) Informatica
9 3 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.47%) Talend
10 2 (0.32%) Coverity
10 2 (0.32%) Percona
10 2 (0.32%) SAP