Period
to 15 October 2018

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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Kubernetes (K8s)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 225 310
Rank change year-on-year +129 +85 +122
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 367 103 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.31% 1.04% 0.39%
As % of the Systems Management category 28.90% 9.89% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 353 97 45
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £54,200 £53,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £102,500 £96,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% -

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 1,270 1,041 1,308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.47% 10.49% 10.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,153 955 1,183
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +8.70% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £100,000 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

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 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Kubernetes in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, 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.

1 286 (77.93%) Docker
2 252 (68.66%) DevOps
3 191 (52.04%) Amazon AWS
4 189 (51.50%) Linux
5 172 (46.87%) Python
6 157 (42.78%) Ansible
7 126 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
8 123 (33.51%) Puppet
9 111 (30.25%) Jenkins
10 109 (29.70%) Microsoft Azure
10 109 (29.70%) Microservices
11 107 (29.16%) Java
12 91 (24.80%) Google Cloud Platform
12 91 (24.80%) Opscode Chef
13 81 (22.07%) Terraform
14 80 (21.80%) Finance
15 66 (17.98%) Configuration Management
15 66 (17.98%) Google
16 65 (17.71%) Ruby
17 55 (14.99%) Bash Shell
18 54 (14.71%) Spring
18 54 (14.71%) Git (software)
18 54 (14.71%) JavaScript
19 52 (14.17%) Fintech
20 51 (13.90%) Scrum
21 49 (13.35%) Spring Boot
22 45 (12.26%) Continuous Integration
23 44 (11.99%) Law
23 44 (11.99%) Open Source
24 40 (10.90%) TDD

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 25 (6.81%) OpenStack
2 24 (6.54%) Apache Spark
3 16 (4.36%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (2.72%) Apache
5 8 (2.18%) nginx
6 7 (1.91%) Hyperledger
7 4 (1.09%) CMS
7 4 (1.09%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.82%) Confluence
8 3 (0.82%) uWSGI
8 3 (0.82%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.54%) Apache Airflow
9 2 (0.54%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.54%) Ethereum
10 1 (0.27%) IIS
10 1 (0.27%) JBoss
10 1 (0.27%) Luigi
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 191 (52.04%) Amazon AWS
2 109 (29.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 91 (24.80%) Google Cloud Platform
4 21 (5.72%) SaaS
5 19 (5.18%) AWS CloudFormation
6 18 (4.90%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (3.54%) OpenShift
8 12 (3.27%) PaaS
8 12 (3.27%) Serverless
9 9 (2.45%) AWS Lambda
10 8 (2.18%) Amazon S3
11 6 (1.63%) Apple Pay
11 6 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (1.63%) Google Pay
12 5 (1.36%) Amazon ELB
12 5 (1.36%) Amazon EMR
12 5 (1.36%) GitHub
13 4 (1.09%) Datadog
13 4 (1.09%) IaaS
13 4 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.81%) VPN
2 5 (1.36%) Firewall
2 5 (1.36%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.09%) DNS
4 3 (0.82%) VLAN
5 2 (0.54%) AMQP
5 2 (0.54%) DSL
5 2 (0.54%) Internet
5 2 (0.54%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.54%) Network Security
5 2 (0.54%) SSL
6 1 (0.27%) Broadband
6 1 (0.27%) LAN
6 1 (0.27%) NX-OS
6 1 (0.27%) SAN
6 1 (0.27%) VoIP
6 1 (0.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (8.72%) Big Data
2 31 (8.45%) MySQL
3 28 (7.63%) NoSQL
4 18 (4.90%) Cosmos DB
5 16 (4.36%) Hadoop
6 15 (4.09%) MongoDB
6 15 (4.09%) SQL Server
7 12 (3.27%) Blockchain
8 11 (3.00%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (2.45%) Data Lake
9 9 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (2.18%) Amazon RDS
10 8 (2.18%) MariaDB
11 7 (1.91%) Relational Database
12 5 (1.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (1.36%) Redis
13 4 (1.09%) Apache Hive
13 4 (1.09%) HBase
14 3 (0.82%) BigQuery
14 3 (0.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 111 (30.25%) Jenkins
2 54 (14.71%) Git (software)
3 21 (5.72%) TeamCity
4 18 (4.90%) GitLab
5 16 (4.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 16 (4.36%) Gradle
5 16 (4.36%) Maven
6 13 (3.54%) Subversion
7 10 (2.72%) CircleCI
7 10 (2.72%) JIRA
8 9 (2.45%) JUnit
8 9 (2.45%) Mockito
9 8 (2.18%) Sonatype Nexus
9 8 (2.18%) Travis CI
10 7 (1.91%) Artifactory
10 7 (1.91%) Bitbucket
10 7 (1.91%) CF BOSH
11 5 (1.36%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.36%) Selenium
11 5 (1.36%) webpack
General
1 80 (21.80%) Finance
2 44 (11.99%) Law
3 39 (10.63%) Banking
4 31 (8.45%) Retail
5 10 (2.72%) Advertising
5 10 (2.72%) Marketing
6 7 (1.91%) Publishing
7 6 (1.63%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.09%) Retail Finance
9 3 (0.82%) Back Office
10 2 (0.54%) Interactive Media
10 2 (0.54%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.27%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.27%) Games
11 1 (0.27%) Legal
11 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 160 (43.60%) DevOps Engineer
2 94 (25.61%) Developer
3 46 (12.53%) Senior Developer
4 40 (10.90%) Senior DevOps
5 36 (9.81%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 34 (9.26%) Java Developer
7 30 (8.17%) Lead DevOps
8 24 (6.54%) Senior Java Developer
9 21 (5.72%) Lead DevOps Engineer
10 20 (5.45%) Linux Engineer
11 18 (4.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 17 (4.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 16 (4.36%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
13 16 (4.36%) Python Developer
14 15 (4.09%) AWS DevOps
15 14 (3.81%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 13 (3.54%) .NET Developer
16 13 (3.54%) Administrator
17 12 (3.27%) AWS DevOps Engineer
17 12 (3.27%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (14.71%) Spring
2 49 (13.35%) Spring Boot
3 35 (9.54%) Node.js
4 34 (9.26%) Web Services
5 31 (8.45%) Kafka
6 28 (7.63%) RESTful
7 27 (7.36%) React
8 25 (6.81%) SOAP
8 25 (6.81%) XML
9 23 (6.27%) RabbitMQ
10 22 (5.99%) .NET
11 20 (5.45%) Apache Camel
12 19 (5.18%) .NET Core
12 19 (5.18%) AngularJS
13 16 (4.36%) REST
14 15 (4.09%) Elastic Stack
15 14 (3.81%) GraphQL
16 13 (3.54%) Redux
17 9 (2.45%) Express
17 9 (2.45%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 52 (14.17%) Fintech
2 33 (8.99%) Greenfield Project
3 29 (7.90%) Data Centre
4 9 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (1.91%) Clustering
5 7 (1.91%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.91%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (1.63%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (1.63%) Public Cloud
7 5 (1.36%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.36%) Replication
7 5 (1.36%) User Experience
8 4 (1.09%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.82%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.82%) Equities
9 3 (0.82%) Renewable Energy
9 3 (0.82%) Video\Live Streaming
10 2 (0.54%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.54%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 189 (51.50%) Linux
2 21 (5.72%) Windows
3 11 (3.00%) CentOS
3 11 (3.00%) Unix
4 6 (1.63%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.82%) Debian
6 3 (0.82%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.54%) Fedora
7 2 (0.54%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.27%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.27%) Android
8 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.27%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.27%) DC/OS
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (68.66%) DevOps
2 126 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (29.70%) Microservices
4 66 (17.98%) Configuration Management
5 51 (13.90%) Scrum
6 45 (12.26%) Continuous Integration
7 44 (11.99%) Open Source
8 40 (10.90%) TDD
9 38 (10.35%) Machine Learning
10 31 (8.45%) Software Engineering
11 29 (7.90%) Test Automation
12 28 (7.63%) E-Commerce
13 27 (7.36%) Data Science
14 26 (7.08%) Pair Programming
14 26 (7.08%) Stakeholder Management
15 23 (6.27%) Analytics
16 22 (5.99%) Artificial Intelligence
16 22 (5.99%) Continuous Delivery
17 21 (5.72%) Deployment Automation
18 20 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 172 (46.87%) Python
2 107 (29.16%) Java
3 65 (17.71%) Ruby
4 55 (14.99%) Bash Shell
5 54 (14.71%) JavaScript
6 38 (10.35%) Go
6 38 (10.35%) SQL
7 28 (7.63%) C#
8 23 (6.27%) PowerShell
9 22 (5.99%) Perl
10 21 (5.72%) Scala
11 18 (4.90%) PHP
12 15 (4.09%) Java 8
13 11 (3.00%) Rust
14 10 (2.72%) Shell Script
15 9 (2.45%) Clojure
16 8 (2.18%) C
17 7 (1.91%) C++
18 6 (1.63%) ES6
18 6 (1.63%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 13 (3.54%) Degree
2 3 (0.82%) Master's Degree
3 2 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.54%) PhD
4 1 (0.27%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.27%) CEH
4 1 (0.27%) CISSP
4 1 (0.27%) GCIA
4 1 (0.27%) GCIH
4 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.36%) QA
2 4 (1.09%) GDPR
System Software
1 286 (77.93%) Docker
2 9 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.36%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.36%) KVM
3 5 (1.36%) Xen
4 3 (0.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.82%) GlusterFS
4 3 (0.82%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.82%) QEMU
4 3 (0.82%) Varnish
4 3 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.54%) HDFS
6 1 (0.27%) etcd
6 1 (0.27%) Firmware
6 1 (0.27%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 157 (42.78%) Ansible
2 123 (33.51%) Puppet
3 91 (24.80%) Opscode Chef
4 81 (22.07%) Terraform
5 35 (9.54%) Docker Swarm
5 35 (9.54%) Salt
6 15 (4.09%) Prometheus
7 13 (3.54%) Nagios
8 10 (2.72%) Mesos
8 10 (2.72%) ZABBIX
9 8 (2.18%) Rancher
10 5 (1.36%) Grafana
11 4 (1.09%) Capistrano
11 4 (1.09%) Consul
11 4 (1.09%) HAProxy
11 4 (1.09%) Oozie
12 2 (0.54%) Hadoop YARN
12 2 (0.54%) Kibana
12 2 (0.54%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 2 (0.54%) Riemann
Vendors
1 66 (17.98%) Google
2 22 (5.99%) Red Hat
3 12 (3.27%) Microsoft
4 11 (3.00%) VMware
5 10 (2.72%) Oracle
6 8 (2.18%) Splunk
7 6 (1.63%) Hortonworks
8 5 (1.36%) MapR
9 4 (1.09%) Cloudera
9 4 (1.09%) IBM
9 4 (1.09%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.82%) AppDynamics
10 3 (0.82%) Apple
10 3 (0.82%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.82%) BT
10 3 (0.82%) Facebook
10 3 (0.82%) New Relic
11 2 (0.54%) Cisco
11 2 (0.54%) Rackspace
11 2 (0.54%) Sybase