Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 18 33 112
Rank change year-on-year +15 +79 +116
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 405 689 334
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 10.38% 6.93% 3.04%
As % of the Systems Management category 52.94% 46.24% 27.72%
Number of salaries quoted 414 756 342
Median annual salary £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £54,125 £55,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%

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 765 1,490 1,205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.62% 14.98% 10.97%
Number of salaries quoted 688 1,319 1,095
Median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.41% +12.50%
10th Percentile £48,025 £43,500 £41,100
90th Percentile £104,125 £105,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +8.33%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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
Moorgate 0 4 £70,000 -41.67%
London Bridge +16 1 £72,500 +7.41%
Kubernetes
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 285 (70.37%) Docker
2 242 (59.75%) DevOps
3 235 (58.02%) AWS
4 194 (47.90%) Python
5 161 (39.75%) Terraform
6 160 (39.51%) Java
7 131 (32.35%) Azure
8 115 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
9 109 (26.91%) Microservices
10 107 (26.42%) Linux
11 102 (25.19%) Ansible
12 96 (23.70%) Finance
13 94 (23.21%) GCP
13 94 (23.21%) Jenkins
14 92 (22.72%) Infrastructure as Code
15 88 (21.73%) JavaScript
16 72 (17.78%) Go
17 71 (17.53%) Puppet
17 71 (17.53%) Git (software)
18 69 (17.04%) Fintech
19 64 (15.80%) Kafka
20 54 (13.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
21 53 (13.09%) C#
21 53 (13.09%) Opscode Chef
22 52 (12.84%) Big Data
23 51 (12.59%) Machine Learning
23 51 (12.59%) TDD
23 51 (12.59%) Software Engineering
24 48 (11.85%) Google
25 46 (11.36%) 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 31 (7.65%) Apache Spark
2 25 (6.17%) Elasticsearch
3 21 (5.19%) Apache
4 13 (3.21%) Confluence
5 12 (2.96%) Cloud Foundry
6 9 (2.22%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.73%) Apache Airflow
8 3 (0.74%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.49%) Luigi
9 2 (0.49%) nginx
10 1 (0.25%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.25%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.23%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 235 (58.02%) AWS
2 131 (32.35%) Azure
3 94 (23.21%) GCP
4 37 (9.14%) SaaS
5 32 (7.90%) AWS CloudFormation
6 30 (7.41%) Serverless
7 22 (5.43%) AWS Lambda
8 16 (3.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 15 (3.70%) Amazon EKS
9 15 (3.70%) Datadog
9 15 (3.70%) IaaS
9 15 (3.70%) PaaS
10 14 (3.46%) OpenShift
11 12 (2.96%) Amazon EC2
11 12 (2.96%) Amazon ECS
12 10 (2.47%) GitHub
13 9 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
14 6 (1.48%) Amazon S3
14 6 (1.48%) IBM Cloud
14 6 (1.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.67%) Firewall
2 9 (2.22%) Network Security
3 8 (1.98%) HTTP
4 6 (1.48%) Kerberos
4 6 (1.48%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.23%) DNS
6 3 (0.74%) AMQP
6 3 (0.74%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.74%) VPN
7 2 (0.49%) Internet
7 2 (0.49%) SSL
8 1 (0.25%) Intranet
8 1 (0.25%) Multicast
8 1 (0.25%) SSH
8 1 (0.25%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (12.84%) Big Data
2 33 (8.15%) NoSQL
3 31 (7.65%) Hadoop
4 28 (6.91%) SQL Server
5 27 (6.67%) MongoDB
6 20 (4.94%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (3.70%) MySQL
8 12 (2.96%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (2.96%) Neo4j
9 10 (2.47%) Data Lake
10 9 (2.22%) Apache Hive
11 7 (1.73%) Redis
12 6 (1.48%) Blockchain
12 6 (1.48%) Presto
13 4 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (0.99%) BigQuery
13 4 (0.99%) Bigtable
13 4 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.99%) Relational Database
14 3 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 94 (23.21%) Jenkins
2 71 (17.53%) Git (software)
3 34 (8.40%) JIRA
4 27 (6.67%) GitLab
5 21 (5.19%) TeamCity
6 18 (4.44%) Bitbucket
7 14 (3.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 14 (3.46%) webpack
8 13 (3.21%) Babel
9 12 (2.96%) eggPlant
9 12 (2.96%) Locust
10 11 (2.72%) CircleCI
11 10 (2.47%) Maven
12 6 (1.48%) Artifactory
13 5 (1.23%) Mocha
14 4 (0.99%) Ant
14 4 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
14 4 (0.99%) Selenium
14 4 (0.99%) SonarQube
14 4 (0.99%) Vagrant
General
1 96 (23.70%) Finance
2 19 (4.69%) Law
3 16 (3.95%) Banking
4 15 (3.70%) Advertising
5 14 (3.46%) Retail
6 10 (2.47%) Games
7 5 (1.23%) Back Office
7 5 (1.23%) Front Office
7 5 (1.23%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.23%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.99%) Public Sector
9 3 (0.74%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.49%) Marketing
11 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.25%) Legal
11 1 (0.25%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 143 (35.31%) DevOps Engineer
2 101 (24.94%) Developer
3 79 (19.51%) AWS Engineer
4 63 (15.56%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 61 (15.06%) AWS DevOps
5 61 (15.06%) Java Developer
6 57 (14.07%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 34 (8.40%) Python Engineer
8 33 (8.15%) Senior DevOps
9 28 (6.91%) Azure Engineer
9 28 (6.91%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 23 (5.68%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 22 (5.43%) Platform Engineer
12 20 (4.94%) Full Stack Developer
12 20 (4.94%) Site Reliability Engineer
13 19 (4.69%) Java Engineer
14 18 (4.44%) Senior Developer
14 18 (4.44%) Software Engineer
15 17 (4.20%) Principal Engineer
15 17 (4.20%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (15.80%) Kafka
2 44 (10.86%) React
3 43 (10.62%) Node.js
4 38 (9.38%) .NET
5 37 (9.14%) AngularJS
6 28 (6.91%) Redux
7 20 (4.94%) Spring
8 19 (4.69%) Elastic Stack
9 18 (4.44%) REST
9 18 (4.44%) Web Services
10 17 (4.20%) .NET Core
10 17 (4.20%) HTML
11 14 (3.46%) CSS
12 13 (3.21%) Spring Boot
13 12 (2.96%) React Native
14 11 (2.72%) .NET Framework
14 11 (2.72%) ActiveMQ
15 10 (2.47%) koa
15 10 (2.47%) RESTful
15 10 (2.47%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.68%) Cloud Native
1 23 (5.68%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (4.44%) Public Cloud
3 16 (3.95%) User Experience
4 14 (3.46%) Algorithms
5 12 (2.96%) Data Structures
6 10 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (1.73%) Video on Demand
8 6 (1.48%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.48%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.23%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.23%) FMCG
10 4 (0.99%) Private Cloud
10 4 (0.99%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.74%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
13 1 (0.25%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 107 (26.42%) Linux
2 17 (4.20%) Windows
3 13 (3.21%) Unix
4 2 (0.49%) CentOS
4 2 (0.49%) VMS
5 1 (0.25%) Android
5 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (59.75%) DevOps
2 115 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (26.91%) Microservices
4 92 (22.72%) Infrastructure as Code
5 69 (17.04%) Fintech
6 54 (13.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 51 (12.59%) Machine Learning
7 51 (12.59%) Software Engineering
7 51 (12.59%) TDD
8 46 (11.36%) Configuration Management
9 38 (9.38%) Artificial Intelligence
10 35 (8.64%) Test Automation
11 34 (8.40%) Open Source
12 30 (7.41%) Data Science
12 30 (7.41%) OO
13 27 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (6.42%) Scrum
15 25 (6.17%) Mentoring
16 23 (5.68%) Multithreading
17 22 (5.43%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 194 (47.90%) Python
2 160 (39.51%) Java
3 88 (21.73%) JavaScript
4 72 (17.78%) Go
5 53 (13.09%) C#
6 40 (9.88%) PHP
7 38 (9.38%) TypeScript
8 34 (8.40%) Bash Shell
9 33 (8.15%) Java 8
10 31 (7.65%) Ruby
11 30 (7.41%) Scala
11 30 (7.41%) SQL
12 21 (5.19%) PowerShell
13 19 (4.69%) Kotlin
14 15 (3.70%) Perl
15 10 (2.47%) ES6
16 8 (1.98%) R
17 7 (1.73%) Groovy
18 6 (1.48%) Shell Script
19 5 (1.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (5.43%) Degree
2 8 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.99%) PhD
3 4 (0.99%) RHCE
3 4 (0.99%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.74%) OCP
4 3 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.49%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.25%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 285 (70.37%) Docker
2 4 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.74%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.49%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.25%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.25%) HDFS
5 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 161 (39.75%) Terraform
2 102 (25.19%) Ansible
3 71 (17.53%) Puppet
4 53 (13.09%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (4.44%) Grafana
6 12 (2.96%) Netcool
6 12 (2.96%) Opsview
7 11 (2.72%) ZABBIX
8 10 (2.47%) Prometheus
9 7 (1.73%) Single Sign-On
10 6 (1.48%) Istio
10 6 (1.48%) Salt
11 5 (1.23%) Icinga
12 4 (0.99%) Consul
13 3 (0.74%) Docker Swarm
13 3 (0.74%) logstash
13 3 (0.74%) Nagios
13 3 (0.74%) Oozie
13 3 (0.74%) QRadar
14 2 (0.49%) Kibana
Vendors
1 48 (11.85%) Google
2 15 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 12 (2.96%) AppDynamics
3 12 (2.96%) Dynatrace
3 12 (2.96%) SevOne
3 12 (2.96%) TOWER Software
4 11 (2.72%) Oracle
5 9 (2.22%) New Relic
6 7 (1.73%) Splunk
7 6 (1.48%) IBM
7 6 (1.48%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.48%) SaltStack
8 5 (1.23%) Adobe
8 5 (1.23%) hybris
8 5 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.23%) SAP
9 4 (0.99%) Tableau
9 4 (0.99%) VMware
10 3 (0.74%) Perforce
10 3 (0.74%) TIBCO