Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Kubernetes (K8s)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 53 196 297
Rank change year-on-year +143 +101 +81
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 479 146 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.68% 1.41% 0.47%
As % of the Systems Management category 34.91% 13.88% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 462 140 45
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% -6.90%
10th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £94,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% -10.00%

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 1,372 1,052 1,098
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.39% 10.15% 10.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,265 956 999
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,625 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £100,000 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +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 21 January 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 21 January 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 - 1 £40,000 -
Kubernetes
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 397 (82.88%) Docker
2 307 (64.09%) DevOps
3 245 (51.15%) Amazon AWS
4 206 (43.01%) Python
5 201 (41.96%) Linux
6 168 (35.07%) Ansible
7 167 (34.86%) Java
8 162 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
9 146 (30.48%) Microservices
10 145 (30.27%) Microsoft Azure
11 131 (27.35%) Terraform
12 125 (26.10%) Finance
13 117 (24.43%) Google Cloud Platform
14 116 (24.22%) Puppet
15 111 (23.17%) Jenkins
16 104 (21.71%) Spring
17 92 (19.21%) Opscode Chef
18 78 (16.28%) Bash Shell
19 77 (16.08%) Fintech
20 76 (15.87%) Google
21 75 (15.66%) Spring Boot
22 71 (14.82%) Git (software)
23 67 (13.99%) Law
24 62 (12.94%) Software Engineering
25 60 (12.53%) JavaScript
26 57 (11.90%) Node.js
27 54 (11.27%) Machine Learning
28 53 (11.06%) Ruby
29 52 (10.86%) SQL
30 51 (10.65%) Configuration Management

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 24 (5.01%) Apache Spark
1 24 (5.01%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (2.51%) Hyperledger
3 10 (2.09%) nginx
4 9 (1.88%) Tomcat
5 8 (1.67%) OpenStack
6 7 (1.46%) Apache
7 6 (1.25%) Apache Solr
8 5 (1.04%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.84%) IIS
10 3 (0.63%) Appian
10 3 (0.63%) uWSGI
10 3 (0.63%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.42%) Apache Airflow
11 2 (0.42%) CMS
11 2 (0.42%) Confluence
12 1 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.21%) JBoss
12 1 (0.21%) Jupyter
Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 245 (51.15%) Amazon AWS
2 145 (30.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 117 (24.43%) Google Cloud Platform
4 28 (5.85%) SaaS
5 17 (3.55%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (3.55%) OpenShift
6 14 (2.92%) AWS CloudFormation
7 13 (2.71%) PaaS
8 12 (2.51%) Serverless
9 8 (1.67%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (1.25%) Amazon S3
10 6 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (1.04%) GitHub
11 5 (1.04%) IaaS
11 5 (1.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (0.84%) Amazon ELB
12 4 (0.84%) Amazon EMR
12 4 (0.84%) iPaaS
12 4 (0.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.71%) DNS
2 12 (2.51%) TCP/IP
3 10 (2.09%) Firewall
3 10 (2.09%) VPN
4 8 (1.67%) AMQP
5 7 (1.46%) VLAN
6 3 (0.63%) LAN
6 3 (0.63%) WAN
7 2 (0.42%) DSL
7 2 (0.42%) Internet
7 2 (0.42%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.42%) SSL
8 1 (0.21%) HTTP
8 1 (0.21%) Junos
8 1 (0.21%) NX-OS
8 1 (0.21%) SAN
8 1 (0.21%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (8.98%) Big Data
2 39 (8.14%) MySQL
2 39 (8.14%) NoSQL
3 32 (6.68%) PostgreSQL
4 30 (6.26%) Apache Cassandra
5 27 (5.64%) MongoDB
6 26 (5.43%) SQL Server
7 22 (4.59%) Blockchain
8 19 (3.97%) Hadoop
9 9 (1.88%) MariaDB
10 8 (1.67%) Relational Database
11 7 (1.46%) Apache Hive
11 7 (1.46%) Cosmos DB
11 7 (1.46%) HBase
12 6 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
13 5 (1.04%) Redis
14 3 (0.63%) BigQuery
15 2 (0.42%) Bigtable
15 2 (0.42%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 111 (23.17%) Jenkins
2 71 (14.82%) Git (software)
3 25 (5.22%) TeamCity
4 23 (4.80%) Gradle
4 23 (4.80%) Maven
5 21 (4.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 20 (4.18%) GitLab
7 18 (3.76%) git-flow
7 18 (3.76%) Travis CI
8 17 (3.55%) CircleCI
9 14 (2.92%) Cucumber
10 12 (2.51%) CF BOSH
11 10 (2.09%) Subversion
12 9 (1.88%) Vagrant
13 8 (1.67%) Selenium
14 7 (1.46%) JUnit
14 7 (1.46%) Sonatype Nexus
15 6 (1.25%) Artifactory
15 6 (1.25%) Mockito
15 6 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 125 (26.10%) Finance
2 67 (13.99%) Law
3 38 (7.93%) Retail
4 25 (5.22%) Banking
5 12 (2.51%) Advertising
6 8 (1.67%) Publishing
7 7 (1.46%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.46%) Marketing
8 6 (1.25%) Games
9 4 (0.84%) Retail Finance
9 4 (0.84%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.63%) Back Office
11 2 (0.42%) Interactive Media
12 1 (0.21%) Front Office
12 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 187 (39.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 169 (35.28%) Developer
3 79 (16.49%) Java Developer
4 66 (13.78%) Senior Developer
5 48 (10.02%) Senior Java Developer
6 46 (9.60%) Senior DevOps
7 42 (8.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 33 (6.89%) AWS DevOps
9 31 (6.47%) Python Developer
10 28 (5.85%) Lead DevOps
11 26 (5.43%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 26 (5.43%) AWS Engineer
12 24 (5.01%) Site Reliability Engineer
13 23 (4.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 21 (4.38%) Lead DevOps Engineer
15 20 (4.18%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 20 (4.18%) Platform Engineer
15 20 (4.18%) Site Engineer
16 18 (3.76%) Kubernetes Engineer
17 17 (3.55%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (21.71%) Spring
2 75 (15.66%) Spring Boot
3 57 (11.90%) Node.js
4 49 (10.23%) Web Services
5 46 (9.60%) Kafka
6 44 (9.19%) RESTful
7 40 (8.35%) .NET
8 39 (8.14%) React
9 38 (7.93%) AngularJS
10 37 (7.72%) XML
11 31 (6.47%) SOAP
12 29 (6.05%) Apache Camel
13 24 (5.01%) Express
13 24 (5.01%) RabbitMQ
14 22 (4.59%) .NET Core
14 22 (4.59%) GraphQL
15 19 (3.97%) Elastic Stack
16 14 (2.92%) ASP.NET Web API
17 12 (2.51%) HTML
17 12 (2.51%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 77 (16.08%) Fintech
2 39 (8.14%) Greenfield Project
3 19 (3.97%) User Experience
4 16 (3.34%) Data Centre
5 11 (2.30%) Cloud Native
5 11 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (2.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (1.46%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.46%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.25%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (1.25%) Renewable Energy
10 4 (0.84%) Clustering
10 4 (0.84%) Hedge funds
10 4 (0.84%) Replication
10 4 (0.84%) Xbox
11 3 (0.63%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.63%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 201 (41.96%) Linux
2 21 (4.38%) Windows
3 14 (2.92%) CentOS
4 10 (2.09%) Unix
5 9 (1.88%) Ubuntu
6 6 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.84%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.63%) Amazon Linux
8 3 (0.63%) CoreOS
8 3 (0.63%) Debian
9 2 (0.42%) Fedora
10 1 (0.21%) Android
10 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.21%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (64.09%) DevOps
2 162 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
3 146 (30.48%) Microservices
4 62 (12.94%) Software Engineering
5 54 (11.27%) Machine Learning
6 51 (10.65%) Configuration Management
7 50 (10.44%) Scrum
7 50 (10.44%) TDD
8 39 (8.14%) Pair Programming
9 36 (7.52%) Artificial Intelligence
9 36 (7.52%) Continuous Delivery
9 36 (7.52%) E-Commerce
9 36 (7.52%) Open Source
10 34 (7.10%) Continuous Integration
11 33 (6.89%) SDLC
12 32 (6.68%) Data Science
12 32 (6.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 31 (6.47%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 28 (5.85%) Analytics
15 27 (5.64%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 206 (43.01%) Python
2 167 (34.86%) Java
3 78 (16.28%) Bash Shell
4 60 (12.53%) JavaScript
5 53 (11.06%) Ruby
6 52 (10.86%) SQL
7 46 (9.60%) Go
8 37 (7.72%) C#
9 36 (7.52%) Scala
10 30 (6.26%) Groovy
11 22 (4.59%) Perl
12 19 (3.97%) PowerShell
13 17 (3.55%) Java 8
14 16 (3.34%) PHP
15 14 (2.92%) C++
16 12 (2.51%) Clojure
17 10 (2.09%) Rust
18 7 (1.46%) ES6
19 6 (1.25%) TypeScript
20 4 (0.84%) F#
Qualifications
1 6 (1.25%) Degree
2 5 (1.04%) AWS Certification
3 3 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.63%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.21%) PhD
4 1 (0.21%) RHCE
4 1 (0.21%) RHCSA
4 1 (0.21%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.31%) QA
2 4 (0.84%) SLA
3 3 (0.63%) GDPR
System Software
1 397 (82.88%) Docker
2 7 (1.46%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.63%) GlusterFS
4 3 (0.63%) KVM
4 3 (0.63%) QEMU
4 3 (0.63%) Varnish
4 3 (0.63%) Xen
5 2 (0.42%) HDFS
6 1 (0.21%) etcd
6 1 (0.21%) Firmware
6 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 168 (35.07%) Ansible
2 131 (27.35%) Terraform
3 116 (24.22%) Puppet
4 92 (19.21%) Opscode Chef
5 38 (7.93%) Docker Swarm
6 27 (5.64%) Prometheus
7 22 (4.59%) Salt
8 15 (3.13%) Rancher
9 14 (2.92%) Nagios
10 13 (2.71%) ZABBIX
11 10 (2.09%) Grafana
12 9 (1.88%) HAProxy
13 6 (1.25%) Oozie
13 6 (1.25%) Packer
14 5 (1.04%) Consul
14 5 (1.04%) Mesos
15 4 (0.84%) Hadoop YARN
16 2 (0.42%) Kibana
16 2 (0.42%) Riemann
16 2 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 76 (15.87%) Google
2 36 (7.52%) Red Hat
3 24 (5.01%) Microsoft
4 14 (2.92%) Oracle
5 7 (1.46%) VMware
6 6 (1.25%) Hortonworks
6 6 (1.25%) IBM
6 6 (1.25%) MapR
6 6 (1.25%) TIBCO
7 5 (1.04%) PagerDuty
8 4 (0.84%) Apple
8 4 (0.84%) Cloudera
8 4 (0.84%) Splunk
9 3 (0.63%) Blue Prism
9 3 (0.63%) BT
9 3 (0.63%) Pega
9 3 (0.63%) Rackspace
10 2 (0.42%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.42%) Facebook
10 2 (0.42%) New Relic