Period
to 24 November 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 24 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 19 38 78
Rank change year-on-year +19 +40 +140
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 414 654 417
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 10.32% 6.64% 3.76%
As % of the Systems Management category 49.29% 45.23% 31.12%
Number of salaries quoted 430 695 448
Median annual salary £77,000 £80,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £50,000 £55,000 £54,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year - +3.33% +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 840 1,446 1,340
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.95% 14.69% 12.09%
Number of salaries quoted 767 1,244 1,225
Median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +12.00%
10th Percentile £48,250 £40,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £103,750 £105,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £73,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +4.29% +3.70% +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 24 November 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 24 November 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 +17 1 £60,000 -7.69%
Kubernetes
Central London

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 288 (69.57%) Docker
2 277 (66.91%) DevOps
3 262 (63.29%) AWS
4 186 (44.93%) Python
5 184 (44.44%) Terraform
6 171 (41.30%) Java
7 139 (33.57%) Azure
8 122 (29.47%) Agile Software Development
9 120 (28.99%) Jenkins
10 112 (27.05%) Ansible
11 102 (24.64%) Puppet
12 100 (24.15%) Linux
13 98 (23.67%) Finance
13 98 (23.67%) GCP
14 93 (22.46%) Microservices
15 84 (20.29%) Infrastructure as Code
16 78 (18.84%) Fintech
17 68 (16.43%) JavaScript
18 66 (15.94%) C#
19 65 (15.70%) Git (software)
20 58 (14.01%) Go
21 56 (13.53%) Kafka
22 52 (12.56%) TDD
22 52 (12.56%) Software Engineering
22 52 (12.56%) Bash Shell
23 51 (12.32%) Configuration Management
24 50 (12.08%) Site Reliability Engineering
25 49 (11.84%) Node.js
25 49 (11.84%) Big Data
26 42 (10.14%) React

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 (6.28%) Apache Spark
2 25 (6.04%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (4.11%) Apache
4 12 (2.90%) Cloud Foundry
5 8 (1.93%) Apache Airflow
6 4 (0.97%) Confluence
6 4 (0.97%) nginx
6 4 (0.97%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.24%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 7 (1.69%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 262 (63.29%) AWS
2 139 (33.57%) Azure
3 98 (23.67%) GCP
4 38 (9.18%) SaaS
5 28 (6.76%) Datadog
6 24 (5.80%) AWS CloudFormation
7 22 (5.31%) IaaS
7 22 (5.31%) OpenShift
8 18 (4.35%) PaaS
9 17 (4.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 17 (4.11%) Serverless
10 16 (3.86%) Amazon EKS
11 9 (2.17%) AWS Lambda
12 8 (1.93%) Apigee
13 7 (1.69%) Akamai
13 7 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
14 6 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
14 6 (1.45%) Amazon ECS
15 5 (1.21%) Amazon S3
16 4 (0.97%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.28%) Firewall
2 11 (2.66%) Network Security
3 9 (2.17%) DNS
4 7 (1.69%) HTTP
4 7 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (1.45%) Kerberos
5 6 (1.45%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.45%) VPN
6 4 (0.97%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.97%) Multicast
6 4 (0.97%) tcpdump
7 3 (0.72%) Internet
8 2 (0.48%) SSL
9 1 (0.24%) AMQP
9 1 (0.24%) DHCP
9 1 (0.24%) SAN
9 1 (0.24%) SSH
9 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (11.84%) Big Data
2 36 (8.70%) Hadoop
3 32 (7.73%) MongoDB
4 30 (7.25%) NoSQL
5 26 (6.28%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (4.35%) MySQL
7 17 (4.11%) Apache Cassandra
8 15 (3.62%) SQL Server
9 10 (2.42%) Apache Hive
9 10 (2.42%) Data Lake
10 9 (2.17%) Presto
11 7 (1.69%) Bigtable
11 7 (1.69%) Redis
12 6 (1.45%) BigQuery
12 6 (1.45%) Neo4j
13 5 (1.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (1.21%) Relational Database
14 4 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.97%) Looker
Development Applications
1 120 (28.99%) Jenkins
2 65 (15.70%) Git (software)
3 30 (7.25%) GitLab
4 24 (5.80%) JIRA
5 22 (5.31%) TeamCity
6 19 (4.59%) CircleCI
7 12 (2.90%) eggPlant
7 12 (2.90%) Locust
8 11 (2.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (2.66%) Bitbucket
9 9 (2.17%) NUnit
9 9 (2.17%) webpack
10 8 (1.93%) Babel
10 8 (1.93%) Maven
11 7 (1.69%) SonarQube
12 6 (1.45%) Artifactory
12 6 (1.45%) Travis CI
13 5 (1.21%) JUnit
13 5 (1.21%) Sonatype Nexus
14 4 (0.97%) Gradle
General
1 98 (23.67%) Finance
2 19 (4.59%) Advertising
2 19 (4.59%) Banking
3 17 (4.11%) Games
4 16 (3.86%) Law
5 10 (2.42%) Retail
6 8 (1.93%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.69%) Private Banking
7 7 (1.69%) Public Sector
8 5 (1.21%) Front Office
9 3 (0.72%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.48%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.48%) Legal
11 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 166 (40.10%) DevOps Engineer
2 99 (23.91%) Developer
3 84 (20.29%) AWS Engineer
4 72 (17.39%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 71 (17.15%) AWS DevOps
6 70 (16.91%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 53 (12.80%) Java Developer
8 40 (9.66%) Senior DevOps
9 34 (8.21%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 32 (7.73%) Python Engineer
11 29 (7.00%) Java Engineer
12 22 (5.31%) Azure Engineer
13 21 (5.07%) Software Engineer
14 20 (4.83%) Platform Engineer
14 20 (4.83%) Site Reliability Engineer
15 18 (4.35%) Architect
16 16 (3.86%) Full Stack Developer
16 16 (3.86%) Security Engineer
16 16 (3.86%) Senior Developer
16 16 (3.86%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (13.53%) Kafka
2 49 (11.84%) Node.js
3 42 (10.14%) React
4 37 (8.94%) .NET
5 32 (7.73%) AngularJS
6 27 (6.52%) Spring
7 21 (5.07%) Spring Boot
8 17 (4.11%) .NET Core
8 17 (4.11%) React Native
9 16 (3.86%) Web Services
10 15 (3.62%) REST
10 15 (3.62%) RESTful
11 14 (3.38%) Elastic Stack
11 14 (3.38%) HTML
12 13 (3.14%) ActiveMQ
12 13 (3.14%) CSS
13 12 (2.90%) JMS
14 11 (2.66%) Redux
15 10 (2.42%) HTML5
16 9 (2.17%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.28%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (3.86%) Algorithms
3 15 (3.62%) Data Structures
3 15 (3.62%) Public Cloud
4 13 (3.14%) Cloud Native
5 10 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (2.17%) User Experience
7 8 (1.93%) Hedge funds
7 8 (1.93%) Video on Demand
7 8 (1.93%) Virtual Team
8 7 (1.69%) FMCG
9 6 (1.45%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.21%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.21%) Fixed Income
10 5 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (0.48%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.48%) Private Cloud
13 1 (0.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 1 (0.24%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 100 (24.15%) Linux
2 12 (2.90%) Unix
3 11 (2.66%) Windows
4 6 (1.45%) CentOS
5 3 (0.72%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.48%) VMS
6 2 (0.48%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.24%) Android
7 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (66.91%) DevOps
2 122 (29.47%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (22.46%) Microservices
4 84 (20.29%) Infrastructure as Code
5 78 (18.84%) Fintech
6 52 (12.56%) Software Engineering
6 52 (12.56%) TDD
7 51 (12.32%) Configuration Management
8 50 (12.08%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 41 (9.90%) Test Automation
10 35 (8.45%) Machine Learning
11 33 (7.97%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (6.28%) Artificial Intelligence
13 24 (5.80%) Multithreading
14 23 (5.56%) BDD
15 22 (5.31%) Open Source
16 21 (5.07%) Continuous Deployment
16 21 (5.07%) OO
17 20 (4.83%) Data Science
18 19 (4.59%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 186 (44.93%) Python
2 171 (41.30%) Java
3 68 (16.43%) JavaScript
4 66 (15.94%) C#
5 58 (14.01%) Go
6 52 (12.56%) Bash Shell
7 42 (10.14%) SQL
8 36 (8.70%) Scala
9 35 (8.45%) PHP
10 33 (7.97%) TypeScript
11 32 (7.73%) Java 8
12 26 (6.28%) Kotlin
13 21 (5.07%) Ruby
14 19 (4.59%) PowerShell
15 11 (2.66%) ES6
16 8 (1.93%) Groovy
16 8 (1.93%) Perl
17 7 (1.69%) C++
18 4 (0.97%) Shell Script
19 3 (0.72%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (5.31%) Degree
2 13 (3.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.69%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.97%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.24%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (0.24%) CCSP
5 1 (0.24%) CISA
5 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.24%) CISM
5 1 (0.24%) CRISC
5 1 (0.24%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.24%) PhD
5 1 (0.24%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.21%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.24%) GDPR
2 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 288 (69.57%) Docker
2 10 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.69%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.97%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.48%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.24%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.24%) HDFS
6 1 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 184 (44.44%) Terraform
2 112 (27.05%) Ansible
3 102 (24.64%) Puppet
4 40 (9.66%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (5.80%) Grafana
6 22 (5.31%) Prometheus
7 13 (3.14%) ZABBIX
8 12 (2.90%) Kibana
9 9 (2.17%) Single Sign-On
10 7 (1.69%) Istio
10 7 (1.69%) QRadar
11 6 (1.45%) Netcool
11 6 (1.45%) Opsview
12 3 (0.72%) logstash
12 3 (0.72%) Salt
13 2 (0.48%) Docker Swarm
13 2 (0.48%) Nagios
13 2 (0.48%) Rancher
14 1 (0.24%) CASB
14 1 (0.24%) linkerd
Vendors
1 20 (4.83%) Google
2 14 (3.38%) Microsoft
2 14 (3.38%) Splunk
3 12 (2.90%) VMware
4 11 (2.66%) New Relic
4 11 (2.66%) Red Hat
5 7 (1.69%) Adobe
5 7 (1.69%) AppDynamics
5 7 (1.69%) hybris
5 7 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (1.69%) SAP
6 6 (1.45%) Dynatrace
6 6 (1.45%) SevOne
6 6 (1.45%) TOWER Software
7 5 (1.21%) Databricks
8 4 (0.97%) Oracle
8 4 (0.97%) Veracode
9 3 (0.72%) Sybase
10 2 (0.48%) Cisco
10 2 (0.48%) Xamarin