Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 37 59 190
Rank change year-on-year +22 +131 +104
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 579 473 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 6.35% 4.61% 1.40%
As % of the Systems Management category 45.41% 34.55% 13.62%
Number of salaries quoted 534 456 140
City of London median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +7.41%
10th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £52,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £97,500 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +3.70%

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 1,275 1,369 1,072
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.98% 13.33% 10.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,080 1,263 975
City of London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +12.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £108,750 £95,000 £100,750
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.41% +12.50% -

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 - 6 £92,500 - 1
London Bridge -7 5 £70,000 +75.00%
Kubernetes
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 461 (79.62%) Docker
2 346 (59.76%) AWS
3 331 (57.17%) DevOps
4 279 (48.19%) Java
5 278 (48.01%) Python
6 201 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
7 180 (31.09%) Terraform
8 174 (30.05%) Azure
9 162 (27.98%) GCP
10 160 (27.63%) Microservices
11 148 (25.56%) Finance
12 126 (21.76%) Ansible
13 120 (20.73%) Linux
14 114 (19.69%) Fintech
15 106 (18.31%) SQL
15 106 (18.31%) Google
16 102 (17.62%) Software Engineering
17 97 (16.75%) Infrastructure as Code
18 95 (16.41%) JavaScript
19 92 (15.89%) Jenkins
20 91 (15.72%) TDD
21 89 (15.37%) Big Data
22 85 (14.68%) Kafka
22 85 (14.68%) C#
23 80 (13.82%) Bash Shell
24 78 (13.47%) Git (software)
25 74 (12.78%) Open Source
25 74 (12.78%) Banking
26 72 (12.44%) .NET
27 69 (11.92%) Continuous Integration

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 63 (10.88%) Apache Spark
2 33 (5.70%) Elasticsearch
3 19 (3.28%) Apache
4 16 (2.76%) Tomcat
5 14 (2.42%) Cloud Foundry
6 12 (2.07%) OpenStack
7 6 (1.04%) Confluence
7 6 (1.04%) Ethereum
8 4 (0.69%) Apache Airflow
8 4 (0.69%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.52%) Luigi
10 2 (0.35%) SAS
10 2 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.17%) CMS
11 1 (0.17%) IIS
11 1 (0.17%) Jupyter
11 1 (0.17%) MTS
11 1 (0.17%) nginx
11 1 (0.17%) Tornado
11 1 (0.17%) Zope
Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 346 (59.76%) AWS
2 174 (30.05%) Azure
3 162 (27.98%) GCP
4 31 (5.35%) SaaS
5 30 (5.18%) AWS CloudFormation
6 27 (4.66%) Serverless
7 24 (4.15%) Amazon EC2
8 16 (2.76%) OpenShift
9 14 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
10 13 (2.25%) AWS Fargate
10 13 (2.25%) IaaS
11 11 (1.90%) AWS Lambda
11 11 (1.90%) PaaS
12 10 (1.73%) GitHub
13 9 (1.55%) Datadog
14 8 (1.38%) Amazon ECS
15 7 (1.21%) Amazon EKS
15 7 (1.21%) Amazon S3
16 6 (1.04%) Azure Stack
17 5 (0.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.73%) Firewall
2 8 (1.38%) HTTP
3 7 (1.21%) VPN
4 4 (0.69%) Internet
5 3 (0.52%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (0.35%) BGP
6 2 (0.35%) DNS
6 2 (0.35%) MPLS
6 2 (0.35%) OpenVPN
6 2 (0.35%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.17%) DSL
7 1 (0.17%) OpenFlow
7 1 (0.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (15.37%) Big Data
2 60 (10.36%) NoSQL
3 50 (8.64%) Hadoop
4 45 (7.77%) PostgreSQL
5 39 (6.74%) SQL Server
6 28 (4.84%) Relational Database
7 27 (4.66%) MySQL
8 26 (4.49%) MongoDB
9 20 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
10 19 (3.28%) Redis
11 16 (2.76%) Amazon RDS
11 16 (2.76%) Apache Hive
12 15 (2.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 15 (2.59%) Blockchain
13 14 (2.42%) RDBMS
14 13 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (1.21%) BigQuery
15 7 (1.21%) Cosmos DB
15 7 (1.21%) MariaDB
16 5 (0.86%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 92 (15.89%) Jenkins
2 78 (13.47%) Git (software)
3 19 (3.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 18 (3.11%) GitLab
5 17 (2.94%) Maven
6 15 (2.59%) TeamCity
7 13 (2.25%) Octopus Deploy
8 12 (2.07%) CircleCI
8 12 (2.07%) JUnit
9 11 (1.90%) JIRA
10 10 (1.73%) Mockito
11 9 (1.55%) Gradle
11 9 (1.55%) SonarQube
11 9 (1.55%) Vagrant
12 8 (1.38%) RSpec
13 7 (1.21%) Bitbucket
13 7 (1.21%) git-flow
13 7 (1.21%) SpecFlow
13 7 (1.21%) Visual Studio
14 6 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 148 (25.56%) Finance
2 74 (12.78%) Banking
3 20 (3.45%) Front Office
4 18 (3.11%) Investment Banking
5 17 (2.94%) Advertising
6 12 (2.07%) Games
7 11 (1.90%) Law
7 11 (1.90%) Marketing
8 9 (1.55%) Retail
9 6 (1.04%) Public Sector
10 5 (0.86%) Publishing
11 3 (0.52%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.52%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.35%) Housing Association
12 2 (0.35%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.17%) Back Office
13 1 (0.17%) Electronics
13 1 (0.17%) Legal
13 1 (0.17%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 175 (30.22%) Developer
2 173 (29.88%) DevOps Engineer
3 100 (17.27%) Java Developer
4 47 (8.12%) Senior DevOps
5 42 (7.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 42 (7.25%) Software Engineer
6 40 (6.91%) AWS DevOps
7 37 (6.39%) Data Engineer
7 37 (6.39%) Python Engineer
8 36 (6.22%) AWS Engineer
9 31 (5.35%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 31 (5.35%) Site Reliability Engineer
10 29 (5.01%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 29 (5.01%) Senior Developer
11 24 (4.15%) Cloud Engineer
12 21 (3.63%) .NET Developer
12 21 (3.63%) Java Engineer
12 21 (3.63%) Site Engineer
13 19 (3.28%) Angular Developer
13 19 (3.28%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (14.68%) Kafka
2 72 (12.44%) .NET
3 59 (10.19%) AngularJS
4 57 (9.84%) Node.js
5 52 (8.98%) React
6 50 (8.64%) RESTful
7 45 (7.77%) Web Services
8 40 (6.91%) REST
8 40 (6.91%) Spring
9 35 (6.04%) HTML
10 34 (5.87%) .NET Core
11 31 (5.35%) CSS
12 29 (5.01%) scikit-learn
13 27 (4.66%) Pandas
13 27 (4.66%) TensorFlow
14 26 (4.49%) RabbitMQ
15 24 (4.15%) GraphQL
16 22 (3.80%) Spring Boot
17 21 (3.63%) HTML5
18 19 (3.28%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.33%) Greenfield Project
2 42 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (3.63%) Algorithms
4 19 (3.28%) Data Centre
4 19 (3.28%) Public Cloud
5 18 (3.11%) Linux Command Line
6 16 (2.76%) Data Structures
7 15 (2.59%) Hedge funds
7 15 (2.59%) User Experience
8 13 (2.25%) Cloud Native
9 12 (2.07%) Reinsurance
10 9 (1.55%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.21%) Bitcoin
12 7 (1.21%) Mobile Banking
12 7 (1.21%) Robotics
13 6 (1.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 5 (0.86%) Mobile App
14 5 (0.86%) Video\Live Streaming
15 4 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 120 (20.73%) Linux
2 32 (5.53%) Unix
3 23 (3.97%) Windows
4 16 (2.76%) CentOS
5 7 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (1.21%) Ubuntu
6 5 (0.86%) Android
7 4 (0.69%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.52%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.35%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.17%) Solaris
10 1 (0.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (57.17%) DevOps
2 201 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
3 160 (27.63%) Microservices
4 114 (19.69%) Fintech
5 102 (17.62%) Software Engineering
6 97 (16.75%) Infrastructure as Code
7 91 (15.72%) TDD
8 74 (12.78%) Open Source
9 69 (11.92%) Continuous Integration
9 69 (11.92%) Machine Learning
10 68 (11.74%) Data Science
11 66 (11.40%) Computer Science
12 61 (10.54%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 54 (9.33%) Scrum
14 51 (8.81%) Artificial Intelligence
14 51 (8.81%) Configuration Management
15 43 (7.43%) OO
16 42 (7.25%) Problem-Solving
17 38 (6.56%) SDLC
18 37 (6.39%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 279 (48.19%) Java
2 278 (48.01%) Python
3 106 (18.31%) SQL
4 95 (16.41%) JavaScript
5 85 (14.68%) C#
6 80 (13.82%) Bash Shell
7 66 (11.40%) Scala
8 57 (9.84%) Go
9 54 (9.33%) TypeScript
10 49 (8.46%) Java 8
11 46 (7.94%) C++
12 43 (7.43%) Ruby
13 35 (6.04%) Kotlin
14 19 (3.28%) PHP
15 17 (2.94%) PowerShell
16 14 (2.42%) ES6
17 10 (1.73%) Perl
17 10 (1.73%) R
18 8 (1.38%) Groovy
19 7 (1.21%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (11.40%) Degree
2 28 (4.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (3.28%) Master's Degree
4 15 (2.59%) PhD
5 8 (1.38%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.35%) CISSP
6 2 (0.35%) ISEB
6 2 (0.35%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.35%) MCSE
6 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.35%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.90%) QA
2 10 (1.73%) SLA
3 3 (0.52%) GDPR
3 3 (0.52%) MiFID
4 2 (0.35%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 461 (79.62%) Docker
2 14 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (1.21%) KVM
5 6 (1.04%) Firmware
6 2 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.17%) vSphere
7 1 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 180 (31.09%) Terraform
2 126 (21.76%) Ansible
3 54 (9.33%) Puppet
4 44 (7.60%) Opscode Chef
5 33 (5.70%) Packer
6 23 (3.97%) Consul
7 19 (3.28%) Prometheus
8 18 (3.11%) Docker Swarm
8 18 (3.11%) Salt
9 9 (1.55%) Rancher
10 8 (1.38%) Grafana
10 8 (1.38%) Istio
10 8 (1.38%) Kibana
11 7 (1.21%) Icinga
12 5 (0.86%) linkerd
13 4 (0.69%) Mesos
14 3 (0.52%) logstash
14 3 (0.52%) Matomo
14 3 (0.52%) Nagios
15 2 (0.35%) Graphite
Vendors
1 106 (18.31%) Google
2 33 (5.70%) Microsoft
3 15 (2.59%) VMware
4 9 (1.55%) Oracle
4 9 (1.55%) Red Hat
5 7 (1.21%) Atlassian
6 5 (0.86%) IBM
6 5 (0.86%) New Relic
6 5 (0.86%) Splunk
6 5 (0.86%) Sun
7 4 (0.69%) AppDynamics
7 4 (0.69%) Sybase
8 3 (0.52%) CyberArk
8 3 (0.52%) PagerDuty
9 2 (0.35%) Blue Prism
9 2 (0.35%) Cloudera
9 2 (0.35%) Hortonworks
9 2 (0.35%) SaltStack
9 2 (0.35%) Solace
9 2 (0.35%) Talend