Period
to 13 August 2020

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 13 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 77 118 185
Rank change year-on-year +41 +67 +31
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 36 82 38
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.23% 2.06% 0.78%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.22% 19.39% 8.24%
Number of salaries quoted 33 77 31
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £40,000 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £100,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -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 East Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 178 423 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 11.01% 10.65% 9.41%
Number of salaries quoted 146 290 373
Median annual salary £46,250 £45,839 £41,800
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.90% +9.66% -1.65%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,950 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +4.76%

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 13 August 2020.

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 13 August 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
Nottinghamshire +15 21 £45,000 -18.18% 4
Derbyshire +29 6 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Northamptonshire +40 5 £60,000 -40.00%
Leicestershire +35 4 £51,250 +20.59% 2
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 13 August 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 33 (91.67%) Docker
2 22 (61.11%) DevOps
3 18 (50.00%) Azure
4 15 (41.67%) PowerShell
4 15 (41.67%) Linux
4 15 (41.67%) Python
5 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (36.11%) Bash Shell
7 11 (30.56%) AWS
7 11 (30.56%) Jenkins
7 11 (30.56%) Java
8 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
8 10 (27.78%) C#
8 10 (27.78%) SQL
9 9 (25.00%) .NET
9 9 (25.00%) Windows
9 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 9 (25.00%) NoSQL
9 9 (25.00%) Puppet
9 9 (25.00%) Microservices
10 7 (19.44%) Public Cloud
11 6 (16.67%) Node.js
11 6 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (13.89%) Ansible
12 5 (13.89%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (13.89%) Test Automation
12 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
12 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
12 5 (13.89%) Finance
12 5 (13.89%) HTML

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 1 (2.78%) Apache
1 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.78%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 18 (50.00%) Azure
2 11 (30.56%) AWS
3 4 (11.11%) GCP
4 3 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (8.33%) GitHub
4 3 (8.33%) IaaS
4 3 (8.33%) PaaS
5 2 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (5.56%) SaaS
5 2 (5.56%) Serverless
6 1 (2.78%) Amazon EKS
6 1 (2.78%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (2.78%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (2.78%) AWS CodePipeline
6 1 (2.78%) Route 53
6 1 (2.78%) Slack
6 1 (2.78%) Trello
6 1 (2.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) DNS
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (5.56%) MySQL
2 2 (5.56%) Redis
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.11%) JIRA
2 4 (11.11%) Selenium
3 3 (8.33%) Bitbucket
3 3 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 3 (8.33%) JUnit
3 3 (8.33%) Maven
4 2 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.78%) AppVeyor
5 1 (2.78%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.78%) Gatling
5 1 (2.78%) GoCD
5 1 (2.78%) Mocha
5 1 (2.78%) Protractor
5 1 (2.78%) REST Assured
5 1 (2.78%) Snyk
5 1 (2.78%) SonarQube
5 1 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.78%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Back Office
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (30.56%) Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Software Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) Azure Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Java Developer
6 3 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 3 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior DevOps
6 3 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) AWS Developer
7 2 (5.56%) AWS Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Azure DevOps
7 2 (5.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Lead Java Developer
7 2 (5.56%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) .NET
2 6 (16.67%) Node.js
3 5 (13.89%) HTML
4 4 (11.11%) .NET Core
4 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 3 (8.33%) HTML5
5 3 (8.33%) React
5 3 (8.33%) RESTful
5 3 (8.33%) Spring
5 3 (8.33%) Spring Boot
5 3 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (8.33%) Web Services
6 2 (5.56%) CSS
6 2 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Core
7 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.78%) Chai
7 1 (2.78%) Ionic Framework
7 1 (2.78%) Vue.js
7 1 (2.78%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Public Cloud
2 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (41.67%) Linux
2 9 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) Android
3 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) DevOps
2 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (25.00%) Microservices
3 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
4 5 (13.89%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (13.89%) Test Automation
5 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure as Code
6 3 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Automation
6 3 (8.33%) Line Management
6 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 3 (8.33%) Migration
6 3 (8.33%) Open Source
6 3 (8.33%) Pair Programming
6 3 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (8.33%) Prototyping
6 3 (8.33%) Scrum
6 3 (8.33%) SDLC
6 3 (8.33%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) PowerShell
1 15 (41.67%) Python
2 13 (36.11%) Bash Shell
3 11 (30.56%) Java
4 10 (27.78%) C#
4 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 10 (27.78%) SQL
5 3 (8.33%) Scala
6 2 (5.56%) Go
6 2 (5.56%) PHP
7 1 (2.78%) Kotlin
7 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.78%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 33 (91.67%) Docker
2 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) Puppet
2 6 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (13.89%) Ansible
4 4 (11.11%) Terraform
5 1 (2.78%) Istio
5 1 (2.78%) Marathon
5 1 (2.78%) Mesos
5 1 (2.78%) MIIS
5 1 (2.78%) Packer
5 1 (2.78%) Rancher
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) AppDynamics
3 2 (5.56%) New Relic
3 2 (5.56%) Splunk
3 2 (5.56%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) Google
4 1 (2.78%) Remedy