Period
to 29 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 83 88 129
Rank change year-on-year +5 +41 +68
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 94 37 77
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.05% 2.13% 1.91%
As % of the Systems Management category 24.74% 18.32% 18.25%
Number of salaries quoted 56 31 63
10th Percentile £40,097 £40,000 £32,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,125 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% +14.13%
75th Percentile £66,875 £63,125 £59,375
90th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £76,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000

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 East Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 380 202 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 12.35% 11.63% 10.47%
Number of salaries quoted 270 169 296
10th Percentile £32,000 £27,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +14.46%
75th Percentile £61,250 £60,500 £55,313
90th Percentile £69,125 £73,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Kubernetes as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in the East Midlands

Kubernetes
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Kubernetes in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for Kubernetes in the East Midlands

Kubernetes
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Kubernetes in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Kubernetes in the East Midlands

Kubernetes
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kubernetes within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 29 July 2021. 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
Nottinghamshire +1 32 £60,000 +26.32% 16
Leicestershire -9 25 £65,000 +26.83% 10
Derbyshire -2 23 £50,000 - 4
Northamptonshire -18 9 £57,500 -4.17% 5
Lincolnshire - 1 £95,000 - 3
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 78 (82.98%) Docker
2 58 (61.70%) DevOps
3 54 (57.45%) Azure
4 43 (45.74%) AWS
5 41 (43.62%) Python
5 41 (43.62%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (42.55%) Microservices
7 37 (39.36%) Terraform
8 32 (34.04%) Ansible
8 32 (34.04%) JavaScript
9 29 (30.85%) .NET
9 29 (30.85%) Linux
10 28 (29.79%) Node.js
10 28 (29.79%) C#
11 27 (28.72%) .NET Core
12 23 (24.47%) GCP
13 22 (23.40%) Software Engineering
14 21 (22.34%) Jenkins
15 20 (21.28%) SQL
16 19 (20.21%) TDD
17 18 (19.15%) Ruby
17 18 (19.15%) JSON
17 18 (19.15%) SOA
17 18 (19.15%) Bash Shell
17 18 (19.15%) PowerShell
18 17 (18.09%) MySQL
19 16 (17.02%) SaaS
19 16 (17.02%) MongoDB
19 16 (17.02%) REST
20 15 (15.96%) NoSQL

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 8 (8.51%) OpenStack
2 7 (7.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (6.38%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.13%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 54 (57.45%) Azure
2 43 (45.74%) AWS
3 23 (24.47%) GCP
4 16 (17.02%) SaaS
5 13 (13.83%) IaaS
5 13 (13.83%) PaaS
5 13 (13.83%) Serverless
6 12 (12.77%) OpenShift
7 10 (10.64%) AWS Lambda
8 9 (9.57%) Azure Pipelines
8 9 (9.57%) GitHub
9 8 (8.51%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (8.51%) Amazon EKS
9 8 (8.51%) Amazon SQS
9 8 (8.51%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (7.45%) AWS CodeCommit
10 7 (7.45%) AWS CodePipeline
10 7 (7.45%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (2.13%) Azure Functions
12 1 (1.06%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.77%) DNS
2 7 (7.45%) Firewall
2 7 (7.45%) HTTP
2 7 (7.45%) Internet
2 7 (7.45%) IPv4
2 7 (7.45%) LAN
2 7 (7.45%) SMTP
2 7 (7.45%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.45%) WAN
3 5 (5.32%) MQTT
4 4 (4.26%) SSL
5 1 (1.06%) DHCP
5 1 (1.06%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.09%) MySQL
2 16 (17.02%) MongoDB
3 15 (15.96%) NoSQL
4 14 (14.89%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (8.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 8 (8.51%) Amazon RDS
6 7 (7.45%) SQL Server
7 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.13%) Event Store
8 2 (2.13%) Redis
9 1 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.06%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (1.06%) BigQuery
9 1 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.06%) Power BI
9 1 (1.06%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (1.06%) QlikView
9 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (22.34%) Jenkins
2 15 (15.96%) Git (software)
2 15 (15.96%) GitLab
3 8 (8.51%) TeamCity
4 7 (7.45%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (7.45%) Selenium
4 7 (7.45%) Vagrant
5 5 (5.32%) Mercurial
6 4 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.13%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.13%) JIRA
7 2 (2.13%) Mocha
8 1 (1.06%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.06%) JUnit
8 1 (1.06%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.06%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (12.77%) Social Skills
2 8 (8.51%) Law
3 7 (7.45%) Finance
3 7 (7.45%) Retail
4 3 (3.19%) Back Office
4 3 (3.19%) Banking
4 3 (3.19%) Games
5 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.13%) Automotive
5 2 (2.13%) Influencing Skills
5 2 (2.13%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 29 (30.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 25 (26.60%) Developer
3 18 (19.15%) Software Engineer
4 12 (12.77%) Cloud Engineer
5 11 (11.70%) Senior Developer
6 9 (9.57%) Azure Engineer
7 8 (8.51%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 7 (7.45%) Cloud Software Engineer
9 6 (6.38%) .NET Software Engineer
9 6 (6.38%) Azure DevOps
10 5 (5.32%) Full Stack Developer
10 5 (5.32%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (5.32%) Senior Full Stack Developer
11 4 (4.26%) .NET Developer
11 4 (4.26%) AWS Engineer
11 4 (4.26%) DevOps Manager
11 4 (4.26%) Junior
11 4 (4.26%) Senior Systems Developer
12 3 (3.19%) Junior Developer
12 3 (3.19%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (30.85%) .NET
2 28 (29.79%) Node.js
3 27 (28.72%) .NET Core
4 18 (19.15%) JSON
5 16 (17.02%) REST
6 15 (15.96%) AngularJS
6 15 (15.96%) Kafka
7 14 (14.89%) React
8 13 (13.83%) .NET Framework
9 12 (12.77%) Django
10 11 (11.70%) RabbitMQ
10 11 (11.70%) Web Services
11 10 (10.64%) Express
12 9 (9.57%) ASP.NET
12 9 (9.57%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (9.57%) GraphQL
13 8 (8.51%) JSON Schema
14 7 (7.45%) Elastic Stack
14 7 (7.45%) LAPP Stack
14 7 (7.45%) MEAN Stack
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.77%) Legacy Applications
2 8 (8.51%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.45%) Public Cloud
4 5 (5.32%) Industry 4.0
4 5 (5.32%) Private Cloud
4 5 (5.32%) Raspberry Pi
5 4 (4.26%) Legacy Systems
6 3 (3.19%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (3.19%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.06%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 29 (30.85%) Linux
2 15 (15.96%) Unix
2 15 (15.96%) Windows
3 4 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.13%) Android
4 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.13%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (61.70%) DevOps
2 41 (43.62%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (42.55%) Microservices
4 22 (23.40%) Software Engineering
5 19 (20.21%) TDD
6 18 (19.15%) SOA
7 15 (15.96%) MVC
8 14 (14.89%) Infrastructure as Code
9 13 (13.83%) Data Engineering
9 13 (13.83%) Scrum
10 11 (11.70%) Test Automation
11 10 (10.64%) Deployment Automation
12 9 (9.57%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (9.57%) ITIL
12 9 (9.57%) Open Source
12 9 (9.57%) PRINCE2
13 8 (8.51%) Agile Coaching
13 8 (8.51%) API Design
13 8 (8.51%) API Development
13 8 (8.51%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 41 (43.62%) Python
2 32 (34.04%) JavaScript
3 28 (29.79%) C#
4 20 (21.28%) SQL
5 18 (19.15%) Bash Shell
5 18 (19.15%) PowerShell
5 18 (19.15%) Ruby
6 14 (14.89%) C++
6 14 (14.89%) Java
7 12 (12.77%) Go
8 11 (11.70%) VB
8 11 (11.70%) VB.NET
9 9 (9.57%) PHP
10 7 (7.45%) C
10 7 (7.45%) Perl
11 5 (5.32%) Groovy
11 5 (5.32%) Rust
12 4 (4.26%) VB6
13 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.26%) Degree
2 3 (3.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.13%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.06%) MCSA
4 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.06%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.51%) QA
System Software
1 78 (82.98%) Docker
2 5 (5.32%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.26%) Gluster
3 4 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.06%) NFS
4 1 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 37 (39.36%) Terraform
2 32 (34.04%) Ansible
3 15 (15.96%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (15.96%) Puppet
4 7 (7.45%) SCCM
5 6 (6.38%) Istio
6 4 (4.26%) Sysdig
7 1 (1.06%) HP Fortify
7 1 (1.06%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.06%) Packer
7 1 (1.06%) SCOM
7 1 (1.06%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (15.96%) Google
1 15 (15.96%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.64%) Oracle
3 9 (9.57%) Red Hat
4 7 (7.45%) Alibaba
4 7 (7.45%) IBM
4 7 (7.45%) Rackspace
5 6 (6.38%) VMware
6 5 (5.32%) Citrix
7 4 (4.26%) Splunk
7 4 (4.26%) Sun
8 2 (2.13%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (1.06%) Cisco
9 1 (1.06%) Dynatrace
9 1 (1.06%) HP
9 1 (1.06%) JDA
9 1 (1.06%) Teradata