Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Kubernetes (K8s)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 246 332
Rank change year-on-year +89 +86 +119
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 209 91 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.96% 0.89% 0.38%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.55% 8.35% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 198 82 49
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £68,750 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.82% -8.33% +5.26%
10th Percentile £48,750 £45,250 £46,150
90th Percentile £97,500 £105,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% -6.67% +5.26%

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 1,069 1,090 1,452
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.05% 10.68% 10.74%
Number of salaries quoted 968 981 1,284
City of London median annual salary £63,750 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,750 £37,150
90th Percentile £92,500 £91,250 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%

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 24 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Kubernetes in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 168 (80.38%) Docker
2 147 (70.33%) DevOps
3 130 (62.20%) Amazon AWS
4 122 (58.37%) Python
5 118 (56.46%) Linux
6 89 (42.58%) Ansible
7 77 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
8 67 (32.06%) Agile Software Development
9 65 (31.10%) Jenkins
10 60 (28.71%) Microservices
10 60 (28.71%) Terraform
11 55 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
12 54 (25.84%) Finance
12 54 (25.84%) Java
13 52 (24.88%) Ruby
14 51 (24.40%) NoSQL
15 45 (21.53%) Google Cloud Platform
16 43 (20.57%) Big Data
16 43 (20.57%) Puppet
17 42 (20.10%) JavaScript
18 41 (19.62%) Configuration Management
19 36 (17.22%) Scrum
19 36 (17.22%) MongoDB
20 35 (16.75%) SQL
21 33 (15.79%) GCP
21 33 (15.79%) Apache Spark
22 32 (15.31%) Elasticsearch
22 32 (15.31%) Google
23 31 (14.83%) Continuous Integration
23 31 (14.83%) 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 33 (15.79%) Apache Spark
2 32 (15.31%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (4.78%) Ethereum
4 9 (4.31%) Apache
5 5 (2.39%) Hyperledger
6 4 (1.91%) JBoss
6 4 (1.91%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.96%) Apache Airflow
7 2 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.96%) Confluence
7 2 (0.96%) IIS
7 2 (0.96%) nginx
7 2 (0.96%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.48%) CMS
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (4.31%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 130 (62.20%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (21.53%) Google Cloud Platform
4 30 (14.35%) AWS CloudFormation
5 14 (6.70%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (6.70%) GitHub
6 12 (5.74%) SaaS
7 11 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (3.83%) Amazon S3
9 6 (2.87%) Datadog
9 6 (2.87%) OpenShift
10 4 (1.91%) PaaS
10 4 (1.91%) Serverless
11 2 (0.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.96%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (0.96%) IaaS
11 2 (0.96%) Stackdriver
12 1 (0.48%) Azure Machine Learning
12 1 (0.48%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 30 (14.35%) TCP/IP
2 26 (12.44%) DNS
3 13 (6.22%) VPN
4 4 (1.91%) Firewall
4 4 (1.91%) HTTP
4 4 (1.91%) SMTP
5 3 (1.44%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.96%) Internet
6 2 (0.96%) PBX
6 2 (0.96%) VoIP
7 1 (0.48%) Broadband
7 1 (0.48%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (24.40%) NoSQL
2 43 (20.57%) Big Data
3 36 (17.22%) MongoDB
4 31 (14.83%) MySQL
5 21 (10.05%) Hadoop
6 17 (8.13%) Cosmos DB
6 17 (8.13%) Data Lake
6 17 (8.13%) Redis
7 16 (7.66%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (7.18%) Blockchain
9 14 (6.70%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (3.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (2.87%) Apache Hive
12 5 (2.39%) HBase
13 4 (1.91%) SQL Server
14 3 (1.44%) Relational Database
15 2 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
15 2 (0.96%) CouchDB
15 2 (0.96%) Flink
15 2 (0.96%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 65 (31.10%) Jenkins
2 29 (13.88%) Git (software)
3 11 (5.26%) JIRA
3 11 (5.26%) TeamCity
4 10 (4.78%) Octopus Deploy
5 8 (3.83%) Maven
5 8 (3.83%) Mocha
6 7 (3.35%) CF BOSH
6 7 (3.35%) Subversion
7 5 (2.39%) Artifactory
7 5 (2.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (2.39%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (1.91%) CircleCI
8 4 (1.91%) GoCD
8 4 (1.91%) Gradle
8 4 (1.91%) webpack
9 3 (1.44%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.44%) Vagrant
9 3 (1.44%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.96%) Cucumber
General
1 54 (25.84%) Finance
2 31 (14.83%) Retail
3 25 (11.96%) Banking
4 9 (4.31%) Law
4 9 (4.31%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.44%) Marketing
6 2 (0.96%) Advertising
6 2 (0.96%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.48%) Legal
7 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 62 (29.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 51 (24.40%) Developer
3 23 (11.00%) AWS DevOps
3 23 (11.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 20 (9.57%) AWS Engineer
4 20 (9.57%) Senior Developer
5 17 (8.13%) Python Developer
6 16 (7.66%) Senior DevOps
7 13 (6.22%) Data Scientist
7 13 (6.22%) Senior Data Scientist
7 13 (6.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 11 (5.26%) Lead DevOps
8 11 (5.26%) Node.js Developer
9 10 (4.78%) Backend Developer
9 10 (4.78%) Principal Engineer
10 8 (3.83%) Senior Backend Developer
11 7 (3.35%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 7 (3.35%) Blockchain Developer
11 7 (3.35%) Platform Engineer
12 6 (2.87%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (14.35%) Node.js
2 20 (9.57%) Kafka
3 16 (7.66%) HTML
3 16 (7.66%) React
4 13 (6.22%) Natural Language Processing
4 13 (6.22%) Spring
5 12 (5.74%) Django
6 11 (5.26%) CSS
6 11 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
6 11 (5.26%) Redux
7 10 (4.78%) AngularJS
8 9 (4.31%) Elastic Stack
8 9 (4.31%) Smart Contracts
9 8 (3.83%) Chai
9 8 (3.83%) Enzyme
9 8 (3.83%) Jest
10 7 (3.35%) Spring Boot
10 7 (3.35%) Truffle
10 7 (3.35%) web3js
11 6 (2.87%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.53%) Fintech
2 12 (5.74%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (3.83%) Bitcoin
3 8 (3.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (2.87%) Algorithms
4 6 (2.87%) Equities
4 6 (2.87%) Fixed Income
5 5 (2.39%) Public Cloud
5 5 (2.39%) User Experience
6 4 (1.91%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.91%) Robotics
7 3 (1.44%) Renewable Energy
7 3 (1.44%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.96%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.48%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.48%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.48%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.48%) Minimum Viable Product
9 1 (0.48%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 118 (56.46%) Linux
2 12 (5.74%) Windows
3 8 (3.83%) VMS
4 7 (3.35%) Unix
5 2 (0.96%) DC/OS
5 2 (0.96%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.48%) CentOS
6 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (70.33%) DevOps
2 67 (32.06%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (28.71%) Microservices
4 41 (19.62%) Configuration Management
5 36 (17.22%) Scrum
6 31 (14.83%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (13.40%) E-Commerce
8 26 (12.44%) Machine Learning
9 24 (11.48%) Data Engineering
9 24 (11.48%) Software Engineering
10 23 (11.00%) TDD
11 22 (10.53%) Data Science
11 22 (10.53%) Test Automation
12 21 (10.05%) Analytics
13 17 (8.13%) Open Source
14 16 (7.66%) Mathematics
15 13 (6.22%) BDD
15 13 (6.22%) Change Control
15 13 (6.22%) Continuous Delivery
15 13 (6.22%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 122 (58.37%) Python
2 54 (25.84%) Java
3 52 (24.88%) Ruby
4 42 (20.10%) JavaScript
5 35 (16.75%) SQL
6 28 (13.40%) Go
7 21 (10.05%) Bash Shell
8 15 (7.18%) ES6
9 13 (6.22%) Scala
10 10 (4.78%) Java 8
11 9 (4.31%) Solidity
12 8 (3.83%) Rust
13 6 (2.87%) C
13 6 (2.87%) C#
14 5 (2.39%) PHP
14 5 (2.39%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.91%) Perl
15 4 (1.91%) TypeScript
16 3 (1.44%) F#
16 3 (1.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (7.18%) Degree
2 2 (0.96%) PhD
3 1 (0.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (15.79%) GCP
2 9 (4.31%) QA
3 2 (0.96%) GDPR
System Software
1 168 (80.38%) Docker
2 11 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (2.39%) HDFS
4 4 (1.91%) LXC
4 4 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.44%) KVM
5 3 (1.44%) Xen
6 1 (0.48%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 89 (42.58%) Ansible
2 60 (28.71%) Terraform
3 55 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
4 43 (20.57%) Puppet
5 20 (9.57%) Mesos
6 17 (8.13%) Docker Swarm
7 11 (5.26%) Nagios
8 8 (3.83%) Prometheus
8 8 (3.83%) Salt
9 6 (2.87%) Consul
9 6 (2.87%) Grafana
10 5 (2.39%) Hadoop YARN
10 5 (2.39%) Oozie
11 4 (1.91%) Capistrano
11 4 (1.91%) logstash
11 4 (1.91%) ZABBIX
12 3 (1.44%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 2 (0.96%) Packer
13 2 (0.96%) Simian Army
14 1 (0.48%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 32 (15.31%) Google
2 12 (5.74%) VMware
3 8 (3.83%) Oracle
3 8 (3.83%) Splunk
4 7 (3.35%) Cloudera
5 6 (2.87%) Hortonworks
5 6 (2.87%) MapR
5 6 (2.87%) Microsoft
5 6 (2.87%) New Relic
6 4 (1.91%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.91%) Rackspace
7 3 (1.44%) IBM
7 3 (1.44%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.96%) Apple
8 2 (0.96%) Sun
8 2 (0.96%) Tableau
9 1 (0.48%) Capita
9 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com