Period
to 28 March 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 28 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 117 139 192
Rank change year-on-year +22 +53 +36
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 67 70 43
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.98% 1.69% 0.81%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.83% 17.24% 8.30%
Number of salaries quoted 61 55 36
Median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,300 £42,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £70,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% -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 398 406 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 11.74% 9.83% 9.78%
Number of salaries quoted 300 287 439
Median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £67,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £59,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.27% +7.73% +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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +1 41 £50,000 -16.67% 12
Northamptonshire +19 11 £55,000 -22.81%
Leicestershire +41 7 £52,500 +40.00% 4
Lincolnshire -1 5 £45,000 +28.57%
Derbyshire +2 3 £50,000 +11.73% 2
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 57 (85.07%) Docker
2 40 (59.70%) DevOps
3 33 (49.25%) Azure
4 32 (47.76%) AWS
5 28 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (41.79%) Linux
6 25 (37.31%) Java
6 25 (37.31%) Bash Shell
7 23 (34.33%) Puppet
8 22 (32.84%) C#
8 22 (32.84%) PowerShell
9 21 (31.34%) Windows
9 21 (31.34%) Opscode Chef
9 21 (31.34%) Jenkins
10 20 (29.85%) Ansible
10 20 (29.85%) JavaScript
11 18 (26.87%) Microservices
12 17 (25.37%) Python
13 16 (23.88%) Spring
14 15 (22.39%) Software Engineering
14 15 (22.39%) GCP
15 14 (20.90%) Spring Boot
16 13 (19.40%) SQL
17 12 (17.91%) Greenfield Project
17 12 (17.91%) GitHub
18 11 (16.42%) Public Cloud
18 11 (16.42%) Terraform
18 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
18 11 (16.42%) Configuration Management
18 11 (16.42%) Test Automation

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 2 (2.99%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.49%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 33 (49.25%) Azure
2 32 (47.76%) AWS
3 15 (22.39%) GCP
4 12 (17.91%) GitHub
5 10 (14.93%) PaaS
6 9 (13.43%) IaaS
7 4 (5.97%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (4.48%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (4.48%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (4.48%) Serverless
9 2 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (2.99%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (2.99%) AWS CodePipeline
10 1 (1.49%) Amazon ECS
10 1 (1.49%) Amazon S3
10 1 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) Softphone
2 1 (1.49%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (1.49%) CTI
2 1 (1.49%) Internet
2 1 (1.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.43%) NoSQL
2 4 (5.97%) Big Data
3 3 (4.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.99%) MySQL
5 1 (1.49%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.49%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 21 (31.34%) Jenkins
2 8 (11.94%) Bitbucket
3 7 (10.45%) Cucumber
3 7 (10.45%) Git (software)
3 7 (10.45%) JIRA
3 7 (10.45%) Selenium
4 5 (7.46%) Maven
5 4 (5.97%) JUnit
6 3 (4.48%) JMeter
7 2 (2.99%) Artifactory
7 2 (2.99%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (2.99%) Postman
7 2 (2.99%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (2.99%) Subversion
7 2 (2.99%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.99%) Travis CI
7 2 (2.99%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.49%) AppVeyor
8 1 (1.49%) CircleCI
8 1 (1.49%) Snyk
General
1 9 (13.43%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Electronics
2 5 (7.46%) Law
2 5 (7.46%) Retail
3 4 (5.97%) Banking
4 2 (2.99%) Games
4 2 (2.99%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (37.31%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (35.82%) Developer
3 12 (17.91%) Senior Developer
4 11 (16.42%) Java Developer
5 9 (13.43%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 9 (13.43%) Azure Engineer
6 8 (11.94%) Platform Engineer
7 7 (10.45%) Software Developer
8 6 (8.96%) Azure DevOps
8 6 (8.96%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (7.46%) Senior Software Developer
10 4 (5.97%) AWS DevOps
10 4 (5.97%) Software Engineer
11 3 (4.48%) .NET Developer
11 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (4.48%) Software Test Engineer
11 3 (4.48%) Test Engineer
12 2 (2.99%) Consultant
12 2 (2.99%) Lead Developer
12 2 (2.99%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.88%) Spring
2 14 (20.90%) Spring Boot
3 10 (14.93%) HTML
3 10 (14.93%) Node.js
4 9 (13.43%) .NET
4 9 (13.43%) Web Services
5 8 (11.94%) RESTful
6 7 (10.45%) CSS
6 7 (10.45%) React
7 5 (7.46%) AngularJS
7 5 (7.46%) Elastic Stack
7 5 (7.46%) Hibernate
7 5 (7.46%) JSON
8 3 (4.48%) .NET Core
9 2 (2.99%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET Core
9 2 (2.99%) HTML5
9 2 (2.99%) jQuery
9 2 (2.99%) Kafka
9 2 (2.99%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (16.42%) Public Cloud
3 9 (13.43%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (10.45%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.99%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.99%) Handset
5 2 (2.99%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.99%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.99%) Online Games
5 2 (2.99%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.49%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (41.79%) Linux
2 21 (31.34%) Windows
3 6 (8.96%) Unix
4 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.99%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.49%) Android
5 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (59.70%) DevOps
2 28 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (26.87%) Microservices
4 15 (22.39%) Software Engineering
5 11 (16.42%) Configuration Management
5 11 (16.42%) Test Automation
6 10 (14.93%) Infrastructure as Code
6 10 (14.93%) Migration
6 10 (14.93%) Scrum
7 9 (13.43%) TDD
8 8 (11.94%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (11.94%) E-Commerce
9 7 (10.45%) Mentoring
9 7 (10.45%) Unit Testing
10 5 (7.46%) Computer Science
10 5 (7.46%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (7.46%) Fintech
10 5 (7.46%) SDLC
11 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Automation
12 3 (4.48%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 25 (37.31%) Bash Shell
1 25 (37.31%) Java
2 22 (32.84%) C#
2 22 (32.84%) PowerShell
3 20 (29.85%) JavaScript
4 17 (25.37%) Python
5 13 (19.40%) SQL
6 6 (8.96%) C++
7 4 (5.97%) Go
8 1 (1.49%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.49%) Perl
8 1 (1.49%) PHP
8 1 (1.49%) PHP 7
8 1 (1.49%) Ruby
8 1 (1.49%) Scala
8 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) AWS Certification
2 6 (8.96%) Degree
3 4 (5.97%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) QA
System Software
1 57 (85.07%) Docker
2 5 (7.46%) Hyper-V
2 5 (7.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.46%) vSphere
3 1 (1.49%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 23 (34.33%) Puppet
2 21 (31.34%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (29.85%) Ansible
4 11 (16.42%) Terraform
5 7 (10.45%) Rancher
Vendors
1 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.45%) VMware
3 5 (7.46%) AppDynamics
3 5 (7.46%) Atlassian
3 5 (7.46%) Google
3 5 (7.46%) New Relic
3 5 (7.46%) Splunk
4 4 (5.97%) Oracle
5 2 (2.99%) Veeam
6 1 (1.49%) SaltStack