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

Kubernetes (k8s)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 35 151
Rank change year-on-year +14 +116 +100
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 535 691 244
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 8.81% 6.61% 2.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 50.28% 44.61% 21.11%
Number of salaries quoted 540 742 235
Median annual salary £77,500 £77,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.71% -
10th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £48,750
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +3.57%

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 1,064 1,549 1,156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.52% 14.82% 10.16%
Number of salaries quoted 948 1,398 1,031
Median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £46,250 £43,750 £39,250
90th Percentile £104,125 £103,750 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £73,250 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.64% +12.00% +4.17%

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 July 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 July 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 - 7 £65,000 -
London Bridge +9 5 £45,000 -37.93%
Kubernetes
Central London

For the 6 months to 5 July 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.

1 418 (78.13%) Docker
2 299 (55.89%) DevOps
3 288 (53.83%) AWS
4 219 (40.93%) Python
5 209 (39.07%) Java
6 193 (36.07%) Terraform
7 181 (33.83%) Agile Software Development
8 162 (30.28%) Azure
9 145 (27.10%) Microservices
10 135 (25.23%) GCP
11 129 (24.11%) Ansible
12 128 (23.93%) Finance
13 123 (22.99%) Linux
14 119 (22.24%) Infrastructure as Code
15 99 (18.50%) JavaScript
16 96 (17.94%) Fintech
17 92 (17.20%) Jenkins
18 84 (15.70%) TDD
19 82 (15.33%) Go
20 80 (14.95%) Git (software)
20 80 (14.95%) .NET
21 78 (14.58%) Software Engineering
22 77 (14.39%) Google
23 73 (13.64%) Kafka
24 69 (12.90%) C#
25 68 (12.71%) Site Reliability Engineering
26 67 (12.52%) Opscode Chef
27 66 (12.34%) Puppet
27 66 (12.34%) Node.js
28 64 (11.96%) 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 33 (6.17%) Apache
1 33 (6.17%) Apache Spark
2 25 (4.67%) Confluence
2 25 (4.67%) Elasticsearch
3 19 (3.55%) Tomcat
4 9 (1.68%) Apache Airflow
5 3 (0.56%) Jupyter
5 3 (0.56%) Luigi
5 3 (0.56%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.56%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.37%) IIS
6 2 (0.37%) nginx
6 2 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.37%) Distributed Ledger
1 2 (0.37%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.19%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 288 (53.83%) AWS
2 162 (30.28%) Azure
3 135 (25.23%) GCP
4 37 (6.92%) Serverless
5 35 (6.54%) AWS CloudFormation
6 29 (5.42%) SaaS
7 28 (5.23%) AWS Lambda
8 24 (4.49%) Amazon EKS
9 21 (3.93%) Amazon ECS
10 19 (3.55%) Amazon EC2
11 15 (2.80%) GitHub
12 13 (2.43%) OpenShift
13 12 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
13 12 (2.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 9 (1.68%) AWS CodePipeline
15 8 (1.50%) Amazon S3
15 8 (1.50%) CloudFront
16 6 (1.12%) Apigee
16 6 (1.12%) IBM Cloud
17 5 (0.93%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.05%) Firewall
2 6 (1.12%) HTTP
3 5 (0.93%) Internet
3 5 (0.93%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.93%) VPN
4 4 (0.75%) Kerberos
5 3 (0.56%) AMQP
5 3 (0.56%) DNS
5 3 (0.56%) Intranet
5 3 (0.56%) Network Security
6 2 (0.37%) DHCP
6 2 (0.37%) LAN
6 2 (0.37%) WAN
7 1 (0.19%) IPv6
7 1 (0.19%) SNMP
7 1 (0.19%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (11.59%) NoSQL
2 58 (10.84%) Big Data
3 49 (9.16%) SQL Server
4 30 (5.61%) Hadoop
5 25 (4.67%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (3.74%) Blockchain
6 20 (3.74%) MongoDB
7 15 (2.80%) MySQL
8 13 (2.43%) Apache Cassandra
8 13 (2.43%) Neo4j
9 12 (2.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 12 (2.24%) Relational Database
10 10 (1.87%) Apache Hive
10 10 (1.87%) Data Lake
11 8 (1.50%) BigQuery
11 8 (1.50%) Redis
12 7 (1.31%) Amazon RDS
12 7 (1.31%) RavenDB
13 6 (1.12%) Amazon Redshift
13 6 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 92 (17.20%) Jenkins
2 80 (14.95%) Git (software)
3 37 (6.92%) JIRA
4 27 (5.05%) TeamCity
5 21 (3.93%) Bitbucket
6 14 (2.62%) GitLab
6 14 (2.62%) Maven
7 13 (2.43%) Babel
7 13 (2.43%) RSpec
7 13 (2.43%) webpack
8 12 (2.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 12 (2.24%) Visual Studio
9 11 (2.06%) CircleCI
9 11 (2.06%) git-flow
9 11 (2.06%) Selenium
10 10 (1.87%) SonarQube
10 10 (1.87%) Sonatype Nexus
11 7 (1.31%) Jasmine
12 6 (1.12%) Mocha
12 6 (1.12%) SpecFlow
General
1 128 (23.93%) Finance
2 49 (9.16%) Banking
3 33 (6.17%) Retail
4 13 (2.43%) Games
4 13 (2.43%) Law
5 11 (2.06%) Investment Banking
6 10 (1.87%) Marketing
7 9 (1.68%) Advertising
7 9 (1.68%) Front Office
8 6 (1.12%) Back Office
9 5 (0.93%) Housing Association
9 5 (0.93%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.75%) Public Sector
11 3 (0.56%) Legal
12 2 (0.37%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.19%) Publishing
13 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 180 (33.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 133 (24.86%) Developer
3 69 (12.90%) Java Developer
4 63 (11.78%) AWS Engineer
5 54 (10.09%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 42 (7.85%) AWS DevOps
7 39 (7.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 38 (7.10%) Senior DevOps
9 36 (6.73%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 32 (5.98%) Software Engineer
11 31 (5.79%) Senior Developer
12 30 (5.61%) Python Engineer
13 29 (5.42%) Azure Engineer
13 29 (5.42%) Platform Engineer
14 27 (5.05%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 27 (5.05%) Cloud Engineer
14 27 (5.05%) Java Engineer
14 27 (5.05%) Site Reliability Engineer
15 23 (4.30%) Full Stack Developer
16 22 (4.11%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (14.95%) .NET
2 73 (13.64%) Kafka
3 66 (12.34%) Node.js
4 64 (11.96%) React
5 46 (8.60%) AngularJS
6 38 (7.10%) Redux
7 37 (6.92%) HTML
8 29 (5.42%) .NET Core
9 28 (5.23%) Spring
10 27 (5.05%) Elastic Stack
11 26 (4.86%) CSS
12 24 (4.49%) Web Services
13 23 (4.30%) ASP.NET Web API
13 23 (4.30%) RESTful
13 23 (4.30%) Spring Boot
14 21 (3.93%) HTML5
14 21 (3.93%) REST
15 19 (3.55%) .NET Framework
16 15 (2.80%) RabbitMQ
17 14 (2.62%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.17%) Cloud Native
2 27 (5.05%) Public Cloud
3 20 (3.74%) Greenfield Project
3 20 (3.74%) User Experience
4 16 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (2.43%) Data Centre
6 9 (1.68%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (1.31%) Hedge funds
8 7 (1.31%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.31%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (1.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 6 (1.12%) Equities
9 6 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.75%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.75%) Augmented Reality
12 3 (0.56%) Fixed Income
12 3 (0.56%) iPad
12 3 (0.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 123 (22.99%) Linux
2 18 (3.36%) Windows
3 15 (2.80%) Unix
4 8 (1.50%) CentOS
5 4 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.75%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.56%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.37%) Android
7 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.37%) VMS
8 1 (0.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (55.89%) DevOps
2 181 (33.83%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (27.10%) Microservices
4 119 (22.24%) Infrastructure as Code
5 96 (17.94%) Fintech
6 84 (15.70%) TDD
7 78 (14.58%) Software Engineering
8 68 (12.71%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 58 (10.84%) Configuration Management
9 58 (10.84%) Scrum
10 56 (10.47%) Machine Learning
11 54 (10.09%) Artificial Intelligence
12 53 (9.91%) Open Source
13 45 (8.41%) Test Automation
14 43 (8.04%) Continuous Integration
15 33 (6.17%) Infrastructure Automation
16 31 (5.79%) BDD
16 31 (5.79%) Computer Science
16 31 (5.79%) Data Science
17 29 (5.42%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 219 (40.93%) Python
2 209 (39.07%) Java
3 99 (18.50%) JavaScript
4 82 (15.33%) Go
5 69 (12.90%) C#
6 54 (10.09%) SQL
7 52 (9.72%) Java 8
8 50 (9.35%) Ruby
9 44 (8.22%) TypeScript
10 40 (7.48%) Bash Shell
10 40 (7.48%) Scala
11 33 (6.17%) PowerShell
12 30 (5.61%) PHP
13 25 (4.67%) Kotlin
13 25 (4.67%) Perl
14 15 (2.80%) ES6
15 13 (2.43%) Groovy
16 11 (2.06%) C++
16 11 (2.06%) R
17 6 (1.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (7.48%) Degree
2 16 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (1.68%) AWS Certification
4 6 (1.12%) PhD
5 4 (0.75%) Master's Degree
5 4 (0.75%) RHCE
6 3 (0.56%) OCP
6 3 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.37%) CCNA
7 2 (0.37%) CCNP
7 2 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.37%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.19%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.62%) QA
2 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 418 (78.13%) Docker
2 9 (1.68%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.37%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.37%) vSphere
7 1 (0.19%) KVM
Systems Management
1 193 (36.07%) Terraform
2 129 (24.11%) Ansible
3 67 (12.52%) Opscode Chef
4 66 (12.34%) Puppet
5 27 (5.05%) Prometheus
6 17 (3.18%) Grafana
7 16 (2.99%) Consul
7 16 (2.99%) Packer
8 15 (2.80%) Icinga
9 14 (2.62%) Salt
10 13 (2.43%) Netcool
10 13 (2.43%) Opsview
11 10 (1.87%) Istio
12 6 (1.12%) Docker Swarm
13 3 (0.56%) Argo
13 3 (0.56%) Kibana
13 3 (0.56%) Oozie
14 2 (0.37%) logstash
14 2 (0.37%) SCCM
14 2 (0.37%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 77 (14.39%) Google
2 25 (4.67%) Microsoft
3 14 (2.62%) Red Hat
4 13 (2.43%) AppDynamics
4 13 (2.43%) Dynatrace
4 13 (2.43%) SevOne
4 13 (2.43%) TOWER Software
5 10 (1.87%) Oracle
6 8 (1.50%) VMware
7 7 (1.31%) Tableau
8 6 (1.12%) IBM
8 6 (1.12%) Incapsula
8 6 (1.12%) SaltStack
9 4 (0.75%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.56%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.56%) Perforce
10 3 (0.56%) Solace
10 3 (0.56%) Splunk
10 3 (0.56%) Sybase
10 3 (0.56%) Xamarin