Period
to 29 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 of England
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 59 84 106
Rank change year-on-year +25 +22 +107
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 184 101 206
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 3.88% 3.24% 2.80%
As % of the Systems Management category 32.11% 27.90% 22.39%
Number of salaries quoted 130 79 173
10th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £50,313 £46,250 £43,425
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% -8.33%
75th Percentile £75,000 £68,125 £66,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,000 £80,000
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 of England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 573 362 920
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.09% 11.62% 12.51%
Number of salaries quoted 380 285 713
10th Percentile £27,500 £33,700 £28,500
25th Percentile £37,000 £41,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
75th Percentile £66,750 £62,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £79,000 £69,250
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 of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in the East of England

Kubernetes
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Kubernetes in the East of England

Kubernetes
Salary Histogram in the East of England

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

Salary histogram for Kubernetes in the East of England

Kubernetes
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kubernetes within the East of England 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
Cambridgeshire +32 119 £60,000 +9.09% 41
Hertfordshire -23 32 £65,000 +18.18% 18
Essex -4 16 £75,000 +57.89% 10
Suffolk -1 11 £50,000 -4.76% 6
Bedfordshire - 5 £70,000 - 5
Norfolk -4 2 - - 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 of England region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 132 (71.74%) Docker
2 99 (53.80%) Python
3 97 (52.72%) DevOps
4 87 (47.28%) AWS
5 85 (46.20%) Agile Software Development
6 69 (37.50%) Java
7 64 (34.78%) Software Engineering
7 64 (34.78%) Azure
8 59 (32.07%) Microservices
9 48 (26.09%) React
10 44 (23.91%) Terraform
11 42 (22.83%) SQL
12 41 (22.28%) Jenkins
13 40 (21.74%) JavaScript
14 39 (21.20%) TDD
15 38 (20.65%) Linux
16 37 (20.11%) GCP
17 35 (19.02%) .NET
18 34 (18.48%) Social Skills
19 32 (17.39%) C#
19 32 (17.39%) Test Automation
20 31 (16.85%) PowerShell
20 31 (16.85%) RESTful
21 30 (16.30%) Scrum
22 25 (13.59%) Full Stack Development
22 25 (13.59%) Data Science
22 25 (13.59%) TypeScript
23 24 (13.04%) Ansible
24 23 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
24 23 (12.50%) MySQL

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 14 (7.61%) Confluence
2 13 (7.07%) Apache Spark
3 10 (5.43%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (3.80%) Apache
4 7 (3.80%) OpenStack
5 6 (3.26%) Apache Solr
6 4 (2.17%) Apache Airflow
7 2 (1.09%) nginx
7 2 (1.09%) Red Hat Fuse
8 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Sketch
1 1 (0.54%) Zeplin
Cloud Services
1 87 (47.28%) AWS
2 64 (34.78%) Azure
3 37 (20.11%) GCP
4 22 (11.96%) SaaS
5 20 (10.87%) Serverless
6 12 (6.52%) AWS CloudFormation
7 11 (5.98%) IaaS
8 10 (5.43%) PaaS
9 8 (4.35%) DigitalOcean
10 7 (3.80%) Amazon EKS
10 7 (3.80%) AWS Lambda
10 7 (3.80%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (3.26%) OpenShift
12 5 (2.72%) GitHub
13 4 (2.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (2.17%) Amazon S3
13 4 (2.17%) Google Data Studio
13 4 (2.17%) Microsoft 365
14 3 (1.63%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.26%) HTTP
2 5 (2.72%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.17%) 802.11
3 4 (2.17%) RFID
3 4 (2.17%) Wireless
4 3 (1.63%) DNS
4 3 (1.63%) Firewall
5 2 (1.09%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (1.09%) SSL
6 1 (0.54%) BGP
6 1 (0.54%) Internet
6 1 (0.54%) OSPF
6 1 (0.54%) VLAN
6 1 (0.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.50%) MySQL
2 20 (10.87%) NoSQL
3 18 (9.78%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (8.70%) MongoDB
5 14 (7.61%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (6.52%) Hadoop
7 10 (5.43%) SQL Server
8 9 (4.89%) Azure SQL Database
8 9 (4.89%) Relational Database
9 7 (3.80%) Big Data
9 7 (3.80%) Redis
10 6 (3.26%) Amazon Aurora
10 6 (3.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (3.26%) Amazon Redshift
10 6 (3.26%) ClickHouse
11 5 (2.72%) BigQuery
12 2 (1.09%) InfluxDB
12 2 (1.09%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 41 (22.28%) Jenkins
2 21 (11.41%) Selenium
3 20 (10.87%) Git (software)
3 20 (10.87%) GitLab
4 18 (9.78%) JIRA
5 16 (8.70%) WebDriver
6 8 (4.35%) SpecFlow
7 4 (2.17%) Artifactory
8 2 (1.09%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.09%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.09%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.54%) CircleCI
9 1 (0.54%) Gatling
9 1 (0.54%) JMeter
9 1 (0.54%) NeoLoad
9 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (18.48%) Social Skills
2 15 (8.15%) Finance
3 12 (6.52%) Games
3 12 (6.52%) Manufacturing
4 10 (5.43%) Pharmaceutical
4 10 (5.43%) Retail
5 8 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.35%) Public Sector
6 6 (3.26%) Influencing Skills
6 6 (3.26%) Law
6 6 (3.26%) Organisational Skills
7 4 (2.17%) Marketing
8 3 (1.63%) Billing
8 3 (1.63%) Electronics
9 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.54%) Automotive
10 1 (0.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 55 (29.89%) Developer
2 23 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 20 (10.87%) Java Developer
3 20 (10.87%) Test Engineer
4 18 (9.78%) Cloud Engineer
4 18 (9.78%) DevOps Engineer
5 15 (8.15%) Python Engineer
6 11 (5.98%) Lead DevOps
6 11 (5.98%) Software Developer
6 11 (5.98%) Software Test Engineer
7 10 (5.43%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 10 (5.43%) Senior Developer
8 9 (4.89%) Architect
9 8 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 8 (4.35%) Site Reliability Engineer
9 8 (4.35%) Test Automation Engineer
10 7 (3.80%) DevOps Manager
10 7 (3.80%) Head of DevOps
11 6 (3.26%) Linux Engineer
11 6 (3.26%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (26.09%) React
2 35 (19.02%) .NET
3 31 (16.85%) RESTful
4 23 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
4 23 (12.50%) Web Services
5 20 (10.87%) Node.js
6 17 (9.24%) CSS
6 17 (9.24%) Kafka
7 16 (8.70%) Spring
7 16 (8.70%) Spring Boot
8 15 (8.15%) REST
9 14 (7.61%) AngularJS
9 14 (7.61%) HTML
10 10 (5.43%) Apache Flex
10 10 (5.43%) JSON
11 9 (4.89%) Next.js
12 7 (3.80%) Vue.js
13 6 (3.26%) Shiny
13 6 (3.26%) WPF
14 5 (2.72%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.78%) Algorithms
2 14 (7.61%) Life Science
3 12 (6.52%) Cloud Native
3 12 (6.52%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (6.52%) Renewable Energy
4 11 (5.98%) Data Structures
4 11 (5.98%) Social Media
5 9 (4.89%) Public Cloud
6 8 (4.35%) iPad
7 6 (3.26%) Robotics
8 5 (2.72%) CMDB
8 5 (2.72%) Legacy Systems
9 4 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (2.17%) SystemC
10 3 (1.63%) Data Centre
11 2 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (1.09%) User Experience
11 2 (1.09%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.54%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 38 (20.65%) Linux
2 7 (3.80%) Unix
3 6 (3.26%) Android
3 6 (3.26%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.72%) Windows
5 4 (2.17%) Debian
6 3 (1.63%) VMS
7 2 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.09%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (52.72%) DevOps
2 85 (46.20%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (34.78%) Software Engineering
4 59 (32.07%) Microservices
5 39 (21.20%) TDD
6 32 (17.39%) Test Automation
7 30 (16.30%) Scrum
8 25 (13.59%) Data Science
8 25 (13.59%) Full Stack Development
9 23 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
10 22 (11.96%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (11.96%) Mentoring
11 21 (11.41%) Continuous Delivery
12 20 (10.87%) Open Source
13 17 (9.24%) Machine Learning
14 16 (8.70%) Front End Development
15 15 (8.15%) E-Commerce
15 15 (8.15%) Infrastructure as Code
15 15 (8.15%) Software Testing
16 13 (7.07%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 99 (53.80%) Python
2 69 (37.50%) Java
3 42 (22.83%) SQL
4 40 (21.74%) JavaScript
5 32 (17.39%) C#
6 31 (16.85%) PowerShell
7 25 (13.59%) TypeScript
8 20 (10.87%) Bash Shell
9 12 (6.52%) Kotlin
9 12 (6.52%) PHP
10 9 (4.89%) Perl
11 8 (4.35%) Go
12 6 (3.26%) Java 11
12 6 (3.26%) R
13 5 (2.72%) C
13 5 (2.72%) C++
13 5 (2.72%) Java 8
13 5 (2.72%) Ruby
13 5 (2.72%) VBA
14 3 (1.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (8.70%) Degree
2 12 (6.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (3.26%) PhD
4 4 (2.17%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.63%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.63%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.33%) QA
2 6 (3.26%) GxP
3 1 (0.54%) Accessibility
System Software
1 132 (71.74%) Docker
2 12 (6.52%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.09%) Firmware
6 1 (0.54%) NFS
Systems Management
1 44 (23.91%) Terraform
2 24 (13.04%) Ansible
3 8 (4.35%) Prometheus
4 6 (3.26%) Grafana
4 6 (3.26%) Mesos
5 5 (2.72%) Puppet
6 4 (2.17%) Graylog
6 4 (2.17%) Nagios
7 3 (1.63%) Kibana
7 3 (1.63%) Kubeflow
7 3 (1.63%) Rancher
7 3 (1.63%) ZABBIX
8 2 (1.09%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (1.09%) HP Fortify
8 2 (1.09%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.54%) Packer
Vendors
1 21 (11.41%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.15%) Instagram
3 12 (6.52%) Google
4 11 (5.98%) Facebook
5 6 (3.26%) Oracle
6 4 (2.17%) IBM
6 4 (2.17%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.63%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.63%) Dataiku
7 3 (1.63%) VMware
8 2 (1.09%) Pega
8 2 (1.09%) SAP
8 2 (1.09%) Splunk
8 2 (1.09%) WSO2
9 1 (0.54%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com