Period
to 15 November 2019

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 15 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 82 216
Rank change year-on-year +47 +134 +106
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 676 413 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 6.73% 3.71% 1.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 45.49% 30.46% 11.35%
Number of salaries quoted 632 398 116
City of London median annual salary £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £53,750 £54,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £95,150 £98,125
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -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 1,486 1,356 1,066
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.80% 12.17% 10.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,288 1,237 971
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £102,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £66,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +6.06% +10.00% +4.35%

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 15 November 2019.

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 15 November 2019. 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 - 4 £65,000 -
Moorgate - 3 £120,000 -
Kubernetes
Central London

For the 6 months to 15 November 2019, 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.

1 558 (82.54%) Docker
2 434 (64.20%) AWS
3 424 (62.72%) DevOps
4 348 (51.48%) Python
5 302 (44.67%) Java
6 256 (37.87%) Terraform
7 224 (33.14%) Azure
8 219 (32.40%) GCP
9 209 (30.92%) Agile Software Development
10 192 (28.40%) Linux
11 190 (28.11%) Microservices
12 162 (23.96%) Ansible
13 132 (19.53%) Finance
14 131 (19.38%) Jenkins
15 118 (17.46%) Bash Shell
15 118 (17.46%) Infrastructure as Code
16 114 (16.86%) Google
16 114 (16.86%) SQL
17 108 (15.98%) Machine Learning
18 102 (15.09%) JavaScript
19 101 (14.94%) Fintech
20 100 (14.79%) TDD
21 96 (14.20%) Git (software)
22 94 (13.91%) Data Science
23 89 (13.17%) Software Engineering
24 87 (12.87%) Big Data
25 80 (11.83%) Puppet
26 74 (10.95%) Open Source
27 73 (10.80%) Artificial Intelligence
28 71 (10.50%) Banking

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 56 (8.28%) Apache Spark
2 38 (5.62%) Elasticsearch
3 26 (3.85%) Cloud Foundry
4 22 (3.25%) Confluence
5 20 (2.96%) Apache
6 14 (2.07%) OpenStack
7 12 (1.78%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.89%) Ethereum
9 5 (0.74%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.44%) Apache Airflow
10 3 (0.44%) Luigi
10 3 (0.44%) SAS
11 2 (0.30%) IIS
11 2 (0.30%) Mule
11 2 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.30%) Zope
12 1 (0.15%) JBoss
12 1 (0.15%) MTS
12 1 (0.15%) nginx
12 1 (0.15%) Tornado
Applications
1 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 434 (64.20%) AWS
2 224 (33.14%) Azure
3 219 (32.40%) GCP
4 43 (6.36%) AWS CloudFormation
5 31 (4.59%) Serverless
6 28 (4.14%) Amazon EC2
6 28 (4.14%) SaaS
7 27 (3.99%) GitHub
7 27 (3.99%) IaaS
8 26 (3.85%) PaaS
9 23 (3.40%) OpenShift
10 21 (3.11%) Datadog
11 17 (2.51%) AWS Lambda
12 16 (2.37%) Cloud Computing
13 13 (1.92%) Amazon ECS
13 13 (1.92%) Amazon S3
13 13 (1.92%) AWS Fargate
14 7 (1.04%) Azure Functions
15 6 (0.89%) Amazon ELB
15 6 (0.89%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.22%) Firewall
2 10 (1.48%) VPN
3 9 (1.33%) HTTP
4 8 (1.18%) Software-Defined Networking
5 7 (1.04%) Internet
6 6 (0.89%) Network Security
7 5 (0.74%) DNS
8 4 (0.59%) SSL
8 4 (0.59%) WAN
9 3 (0.44%) Broadband
9 3 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (0.44%) LAN
9 3 (0.44%) SNA
9 3 (0.44%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.44%) Wireless
9 3 (0.44%) WLAN
10 2 (0.30%) OpenVPN
10 2 (0.30%) SAN
11 1 (0.15%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (12.87%) Big Data
2 67 (9.91%) PostgreSQL
3 48 (7.10%) NoSQL
4 40 (5.92%) Hadoop
4 40 (5.92%) SQL Server
5 39 (5.77%) MySQL
6 25 (3.70%) Relational Database
7 24 (3.55%) MongoDB
8 22 (3.25%) Amazon RDS
8 22 (3.25%) Apache Cassandra
9 18 (2.66%) Redis
10 16 (2.37%) Blockchain
11 15 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (1.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 12 (1.78%) BigQuery
12 12 (1.78%) RDBMS
13 11 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (1.33%) Apache Hive
15 8 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 6 (0.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 131 (19.38%) Jenkins
2 96 (14.20%) Git (software)
3 33 (4.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 31 (4.59%) JIRA
5 29 (4.29%) GitLab
6 28 (4.14%) Bitbucket
7 27 (3.99%) Maven
8 25 (3.70%) TeamCity
9 17 (2.51%) CircleCI
10 16 (2.37%) JUnit
11 13 (1.92%) Mockito
12 12 (1.78%) Gradle
13 10 (1.48%) Octopus Deploy
14 9 (1.33%) SonarQube
15 8 (1.18%) Selenium
15 8 (1.18%) Travis CI
16 7 (1.04%) CF BOSH
16 7 (1.04%) Eclipse
16 7 (1.04%) NUnit
16 7 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 132 (19.53%) Finance
2 71 (10.50%) Banking
3 17 (2.51%) Advertising
3 17 (2.51%) Retail
4 15 (2.22%) Front Office
4 15 (2.22%) Law
5 14 (2.07%) Telecoms
6 13 (1.92%) Marketing
7 7 (1.04%) Games
7 7 (1.04%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.74%) Back Office
8 5 (0.74%) Public Sector
9 3 (0.44%) Automotive
9 3 (0.44%) Publishing
10 2 (0.30%) Electronics
10 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.30%) Local Government
10 2 (0.30%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 241 (35.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 181 (26.78%) Developer
3 95 (14.05%) Java Developer
4 94 (13.91%) AWS Engineer
5 92 (13.61%) AWS DevOps
6 80 (11.83%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 79 (11.69%) Python Engineer
8 72 (10.65%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 65 (9.62%) Senior DevOps
10 59 (8.73%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 42 (6.21%) Data Engineer
12 39 (5.77%) Software Engineer
13 33 (4.88%) Azure Engineer
14 32 (4.73%) Azure DevOps
15 30 (4.44%) Senior Developer
16 28 (4.14%) Linux Engineer
16 28 (4.14%) Site Reliability Engineer
17 27 (3.99%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 27 (3.99%) Linux/Unix DevOps
17 27 (3.99%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (10.06%) Kafka
2 67 (9.91%) Node.js
3 59 (8.73%) React
4 55 (8.14%) REST
5 54 (7.99%) Spring
6 50 (7.40%) .NET
6 50 (7.40%) AngularJS
7 40 (5.92%) scikit-learn
8 38 (5.62%) RabbitMQ
9 37 (5.47%) Pandas
10 36 (5.33%) Elastic Stack
10 36 (5.33%) RESTful
11 35 (5.18%) TensorFlow
12 33 (4.88%) Spring Boot
13 32 (4.73%) HTML
14 30 (4.44%) CSS
15 29 (4.29%) GraphQL
16 27 (3.99%) Web Services
17 26 (3.85%) .NET Core
18 23 (3.40%) Keras
Miscellaneous
1 69 (10.21%) Greenfield Project
2 46 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (5.03%) User Experience
4 33 (4.88%) Algorithms
5 30 (4.44%) Data Centre
6 28 (4.14%) Cloud Native
7 27 (3.99%) Public Cloud
8 26 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
9 20 (2.96%) Data Structures
10 16 (2.37%) Video\Live Streaming
11 12 (1.78%) Reinsurance
11 12 (1.78%) Robotics
12 11 (1.63%) Management Information System
13 8 (1.18%) Mobile App
14 7 (1.04%) Bitcoin
14 7 (1.04%) Hedge funds
14 7 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
15 6 (0.89%) Mobile Banking
15 6 (0.89%) Private Cloud
15 6 (0.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 192 (28.40%) Linux
2 52 (7.69%) Unix
3 43 (6.36%) Windows
4 18 (2.66%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.33%) Ubuntu
6 7 (1.04%) CentOS
7 5 (0.74%) Android
8 4 (0.59%) Data ONTAP
8 4 (0.59%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.30%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.15%) Debian
10 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 424 (62.72%) DevOps
2 209 (30.92%) Agile Software Development
3 190 (28.11%) Microservices
4 118 (17.46%) Infrastructure as Code
5 108 (15.98%) Machine Learning
6 101 (14.94%) Fintech
7 100 (14.79%) TDD
8 94 (13.91%) Data Science
9 89 (13.17%) Software Engineering
10 74 (10.95%) Open Source
11 73 (10.80%) Artificial Intelligence
12 67 (9.91%) Continuous Integration
13 61 (9.02%) Configuration Management
14 60 (8.88%) Scrum
15 57 (8.43%) Computer Science
16 53 (7.84%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 51 (7.54%) Analytics
18 48 (7.10%) Problem-Solving
19 44 (6.51%) Migration
19 44 (6.51%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 348 (51.48%) Python
2 302 (44.67%) Java
3 118 (17.46%) Bash Shell
4 114 (16.86%) SQL
5 102 (15.09%) JavaScript
6 64 (9.47%) Go
7 61 (9.02%) C#
8 60 (8.88%) Java 8
9 58 (8.58%) Scala
10 54 (7.99%) Ruby
11 50 (7.40%) TypeScript
12 37 (5.47%) C++
13 33 (4.88%) Kotlin
14 30 (4.44%) PowerShell
15 19 (2.81%) PHP
16 13 (1.92%) Perl
17 12 (1.78%) ES6
18 10 (1.48%) Shell Script
19 6 (0.89%) Clojure
20 3 (0.44%) R
Qualifications
1 58 (8.58%) Degree
2 22 (3.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (3.11%) Master's Degree
4 19 (2.81%) PhD
5 5 (0.74%) AWS Certification
5 5 (0.74%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.59%) CISSP
6 4 (0.59%) RHCE
6 4 (0.59%) RHCSA
7 3 (0.44%) TOGAF Certification
8 2 (0.30%) ISEB
8 2 (0.30%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.15%) MCSE
9 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.11%) QA
2 11 (1.63%) SLA
3 2 (0.30%) GDPR
3 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 558 (82.54%) Docker
2 16 (2.37%) Hyper-V
2 16 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (2.07%) vSphere
4 8 (1.18%) Active Directory
4 8 (1.18%) XenApp
5 7 (1.04%) KVM
6 6 (0.89%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (0.59%) Ceph
7 4 (0.59%) Gluster
7 4 (0.59%) VMware NSX
7 4 (0.59%) Xen
8 3 (0.44%) LXC
9 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 256 (37.87%) Terraform
2 162 (23.96%) Ansible
3 80 (11.83%) Puppet
4 58 (8.58%) Opscode Chef
5 28 (4.14%) Packer
6 23 (3.40%) Consul
7 20 (2.96%) Docker Swarm
7 20 (2.96%) Prometheus
8 16 (2.37%) Kibana
9 11 (1.63%) Rancher
10 9 (1.33%) Salt
11 7 (1.04%) Grafana
11 7 (1.04%) Istio
12 6 (0.89%) Mesos
12 6 (0.89%) Nagios
13 4 (0.59%) linkerd
13 4 (0.59%) Sysdig
14 3 (0.44%) HP SiteScope
14 3 (0.44%) logstash
14 3 (0.44%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 114 (16.86%) Google
2 36 (5.33%) Microsoft
3 24 (3.55%) VMware
4 14 (2.07%) Red Hat
5 11 (1.63%) Oracle
6 9 (1.33%) Splunk
7 8 (1.18%) Citrix
8 7 (1.04%) Atlassian
9 6 (0.89%) AppDynamics
9 6 (0.89%) Cisco
9 6 (0.89%) New Relic
9 6 (0.89%) Veeam
10 5 (0.74%) SaltStack
11 4 (0.59%) Blue Prism
11 4 (0.59%) IBM
11 4 (0.59%) UiPath
12 3 (0.44%) CyberArk
12 3 (0.44%) PagerDuty
12 3 (0.44%) Perforce
12 3 (0.44%) Sun