Period
to 5 April 2020

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 5 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 28 46 165
Rank change year-on-year +18 +119 +104
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 649 540 193
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 7.50% 5.22% 1.80%
As % of the Systems Management category 48.04% 37.87% 17.56%
Number of salaries quoted 643 568 185
Median annual salary £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £57,500 £54,000 £48,750
90th Percentile £112,500 £107,500 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -

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 1,351 1,426 1,099
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.62% 13.80% 10.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,184 1,291 988
Median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +12.00% -
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £38,600
90th Percentile £107,125 £100,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £74,000 £67,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +9.63% +12.50% -

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 5 April 2020.

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 5 April 2020. 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
London Bridge -9 6 £58,750 -18.97%
Moorgate - 5 £65,000 - 1
Kubernetes
Central London

For the 6 months to 5 April 2020, 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.

1 513 (79.04%) Docker
2 363 (55.93%) AWS
3 358 (55.16%) DevOps
4 292 (44.99%) Java
5 266 (40.99%) Python
6 253 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
7 202 (31.12%) Terraform
8 189 (29.12%) Azure
9 177 (27.27%) Microservices
10 164 (25.27%) Finance
11 163 (25.12%) Ansible
12 162 (24.96%) GCP
13 133 (20.49%) Fintech
13 133 (20.49%) Linux
14 116 (17.87%) Software Engineering
15 110 (16.95%) TDD
16 106 (16.33%) Infrastructure as Code
17 105 (16.18%) JavaScript
18 102 (15.72%) SQL
18 102 (15.72%) Git (software)
19 101 (15.56%) C#
20 93 (14.33%) .NET
21 87 (13.41%) Jenkins
22 86 (13.25%) Google
23 84 (12.94%) Kafka
24 83 (12.79%) Banking
24 83 (12.79%) Site Reliability Engineering
25 81 (12.48%) Open Source
26 77 (11.86%) React
27 75 (11.56%) NoSQL

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 50 (7.70%) Apache Spark
2 32 (4.93%) Apache
3 26 (4.01%) Elasticsearch
4 23 (3.54%) Tomcat
5 20 (3.08%) Confluence
6 11 (1.69%) OpenStack
7 10 (1.54%) Apache Airflow
8 8 (1.23%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (0.62%) Luigi
10 3 (0.46%) Jupyter
10 3 (0.46%) nginx
10 3 (0.46%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.46%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.31%) IIS
11 2 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.15%) CMS
12 1 (0.15%) Tornado
12 1 (0.15%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (0.46%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.31%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.15%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 363 (55.93%) AWS
2 189 (29.12%) Azure
3 162 (24.96%) GCP
4 38 (5.86%) Serverless
5 37 (5.70%) SaaS
6 34 (5.24%) AWS CloudFormation
7 25 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
8 22 (3.39%) OpenShift
9 19 (2.93%) AWS Lambda
10 17 (2.62%) Amazon ECS
11 16 (2.47%) Amazon EKS
12 13 (2.00%) GitHub
13 10 (1.54%) AWS Fargate
14 9 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 8 (1.23%) Amazon S3
15 8 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
15 8 (1.23%) npm
16 7 (1.08%) Azure Stack
16 7 (1.08%) PaaS
17 6 (0.92%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.00%) Firewall
2 5 (0.77%) HTTP
2 5 (0.77%) VPN
3 4 (0.62%) DNS
3 4 (0.62%) Internet
4 3 (0.46%) Intranet
4 3 (0.46%) Network Security
4 3 (0.46%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (0.31%) BGP
5 2 (0.31%) DHCP
5 2 (0.31%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.31%) LAN
5 2 (0.31%) MPLS
5 2 (0.31%) WAN
6 1 (0.15%) IPv6
6 1 (0.15%) OpenFlow
6 1 (0.15%) SNMP
6 1 (0.15%) SSH
6 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (11.56%) NoSQL
2 73 (11.25%) Big Data
3 46 (7.09%) SQL Server
4 44 (6.78%) Hadoop
5 36 (5.55%) PostgreSQL
6 26 (4.01%) MongoDB
7 23 (3.54%) Relational Database
8 22 (3.39%) MySQL
9 20 (3.08%) Blockchain
10 19 (2.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 18 (2.77%) Apache Hive
12 16 (2.47%) Apache Cassandra
13 13 (2.00%) RDBMS
13 13 (2.00%) Redis
14 12 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
15 10 (1.54%) Cosmos DB
15 10 (1.54%) Data Lake
16 9 (1.39%) BigQuery
16 9 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
17 8 (1.23%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 102 (15.72%) Git (software)
2 87 (13.41%) Jenkins
3 30 (4.62%) JIRA
4 21 (3.24%) TeamCity
5 20 (3.08%) RSpec
6 17 (2.62%) git-flow
6 17 (2.62%) GitLab
7 16 (2.47%) Maven
7 16 (2.47%) Selenium
8 14 (2.16%) Sonatype Nexus
8 14 (2.16%) Visual Studio
9 13 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 13 (2.00%) Bitbucket
9 13 (2.00%) SonarQube
10 12 (1.85%) SpecFlow
11 10 (1.54%) Jasmine
11 10 (1.54%) JUnit
12 9 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
13 8 (1.23%) CircleCI
13 8 (1.23%) Vagrant
General
1 164 (25.27%) Finance
2 83 (12.79%) Banking
3 29 (4.47%) Retail
4 17 (2.62%) Investment Banking
5 15 (2.31%) Marketing
6 13 (2.00%) Front Office
6 13 (2.00%) Games
7 12 (1.85%) Law
8 10 (1.54%) Advertising
9 8 (1.23%) Public Sector
10 7 (1.08%) Housing Association
11 6 (0.92%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.62%) Back Office
12 4 (0.62%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.62%) Publishing
13 3 (0.46%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.46%) Legal
14 1 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 201 (30.97%) DevOps Engineer
2 178 (27.43%) Developer
3 94 (14.48%) Java Developer
4 53 (8.17%) Software Engineer
5 43 (6.63%) Senior DevOps
6 42 (6.47%) AWS Engineer
6 42 (6.47%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 39 (6.01%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 39 (6.01%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 38 (5.86%) Python Engineer
9 36 (5.55%) Senior Developer
10 34 (5.24%) AWS DevOps
10 34 (5.24%) Java Engineer
11 32 (4.93%) Architect
11 32 (4.93%) Cloud Engineer
12 30 (4.62%) Data Engineer
13 29 (4.47%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 27 (4.16%) Site Engineer
15 25 (3.85%) .NET Developer
16 24 (3.70%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (14.33%) .NET
2 84 (12.94%) Kafka
3 77 (11.86%) React
4 74 (11.40%) Node.js
5 66 (10.17%) AngularJS
6 52 (8.01%) RESTful
7 51 (7.86%) HTML
8 43 (6.63%) Web Services
9 39 (6.01%) CSS
10 38 (5.86%) Spring
11 36 (5.55%) REST
12 35 (5.39%) .NET Core
13 32 (4.93%) Spring Boot
14 30 (4.62%) HTML5
15 28 (4.31%) ASP.NET Web API
16 23 (3.54%) Redux
17 22 (3.39%) Elastic Stack
18 21 (3.24%) RabbitMQ
19 20 (3.08%) Vue.js
20 14 (2.16%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 37 (5.70%) Greenfield Project
2 33 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (4.62%) Public Cloud
4 29 (4.47%) Cloud Native
5 22 (3.39%) Data Centre
6 19 (2.93%) User Experience
7 17 (2.62%) Hedge funds
8 15 (2.31%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.39%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
12 7 (1.08%) Algorithms
12 7 (1.08%) Equities
12 7 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
12 7 (1.08%) Reinsurance
13 6 (0.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 6 (0.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 5 (0.77%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.77%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 133 (20.49%) Linux
2 21 (3.24%) Windows
3 20 (3.08%) Unix
4 19 (2.93%) CentOS
5 10 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.39%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.77%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.46%) Android
8 3 (0.46%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.31%) VMS
10 1 (0.15%) Debian
10 1 (0.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 358 (55.16%) DevOps
2 253 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
3 177 (27.27%) Microservices
4 133 (20.49%) Fintech
5 116 (17.87%) Software Engineering
6 110 (16.95%) TDD
7 106 (16.33%) Infrastructure as Code
8 83 (12.79%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 81 (12.48%) Open Source
10 74 (11.40%) Scrum
11 69 (10.63%) Configuration Management
11 69 (10.63%) Continuous Integration
12 61 (9.40%) Artificial Intelligence
13 58 (8.94%) Test Automation
14 56 (8.63%) Computer Science
15 55 (8.47%) Machine Learning
16 43 (6.63%) BDD
17 37 (5.70%) Data Science
18 36 (5.55%) Infrastructure Automation
18 36 (5.55%) OO
Programming Languages
1 292 (44.99%) Java
2 266 (40.99%) Python
3 105 (16.18%) JavaScript
4 102 (15.72%) SQL
5 101 (15.56%) C#
6 72 (11.09%) Go
7 66 (10.17%) Java 8
8 65 (10.02%) Scala
9 56 (8.63%) Bash Shell
10 54 (8.32%) Ruby
11 52 (8.01%) TypeScript
12 37 (5.70%) C++
13 36 (5.55%) Kotlin
14 30 (4.62%) PowerShell
15 23 (3.54%) PHP
16 19 (2.93%) ES6
17 18 (2.77%) Perl
18 17 (2.62%) Groovy
19 12 (1.85%) R
19 12 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (8.47%) Degree
2 27 (4.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (1.85%) AWS Certification
4 8 (1.23%) Master's Degree
5 7 (1.08%) PhD
6 2 (0.31%) CCNA
6 2 (0.31%) CCNP
6 2 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.31%) CISSP
6 2 (0.31%) ISEB
6 2 (0.31%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.31%) MCSE
6 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.31%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.15%) OCP
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.15%) RHCE
7 1 (0.15%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.16%) QA
2 4 (0.62%) SLA
3 3 (0.46%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.46%) GDPR
3 3 (0.46%) MiFID
System Software
1 513 (79.04%) Docker
2 17 (2.62%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (1.23%) KVM
3 8 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.92%) Firmware
5 2 (0.31%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.31%) vSphere
6 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 202 (31.12%) Terraform
2 163 (25.12%) Ansible
3 71 (10.94%) Opscode Chef
4 69 (10.63%) Puppet
5 37 (5.70%) Prometheus
6 35 (5.39%) Packer
7 26 (4.01%) Salt
8 23 (3.54%) Consul
9 20 (3.08%) Grafana
10 18 (2.77%) Icinga
11 11 (1.69%) Docker Swarm
12 10 (1.54%) Istio
13 6 (0.92%) Kibana
13 6 (0.92%) Rancher
14 5 (0.77%) linkerd
15 4 (0.62%) Matomo
16 3 (0.46%) Argo
16 3 (0.46%) Oozie
17 2 (0.31%) Netcool
17 2 (0.31%) SCCM
Vendors
1 86 (13.25%) Google
2 31 (4.78%) Microsoft
3 18 (2.77%) Red Hat
4 11 (1.69%) VMware
5 10 (1.54%) Atlassian
6 6 (0.92%) Incapsula
6 6 (0.92%) Oracle
6 6 (0.92%) Sybase
7 5 (0.77%) Sun
7 5 (0.77%) Tableau
8 4 (0.62%) AppDynamics
8 4 (0.62%) IBM
9 3 (0.46%) Cisco
9 3 (0.46%) Databricks
9 3 (0.46%) Splunk
9 3 (0.46%) Spotify
9 3 (0.46%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.31%) Dynatrace
10 2 (0.31%) PagerDuty
10 2 (0.31%) Solace