Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 58 62 101
Rank change year-on-year +4 +39 +69
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 229 71 193
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 4.17% 3.97% 2.79%
As % of the Systems Management category 36.94% 27.20% 21.93%
Number of salaries quoted 136 59 169
10th Percentile £45,000 £44,250 £37,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £46,250 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% -6.38%
75th Percentile £75,000 £71,875 £66,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £87,000 £74,500
England median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% +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 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 620 261 880
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 11.29% 14.59% 12.74%
Number of salaries quoted 376 220 667
10th Percentile £24,875 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £32,938 £41,188 £33,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
75th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £81,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £58,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% +6.84% +6.36%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +20 127 £60,000 +11.63% 43
Hertfordshire -49 42 £59,000 +12.38% 26
Essex +1 33 £75,000 +57.89% 10
Suffolk +4 26 £50,000 -44.44% 3
Bedfordshire - 7 £57,500 - 5
Norfolk -23 2 - - 2
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 155 (67.69%) Docker
2 140 (61.14%) DevOps
3 118 (51.53%) Python
4 109 (47.60%) Java
5 105 (45.85%) AWS
6 104 (45.41%) Agile Software Development
7 86 (37.55%) Microservices
8 85 (37.12%) Software Engineering
9 76 (33.19%) Azure
10 69 (30.13%) Jenkins
10 69 (30.13%) Terraform
11 61 (26.64%) React
12 55 (24.02%) JavaScript
13 53 (23.14%) TDD
13 53 (23.14%) Social Skills
14 52 (22.71%) RESTful
15 51 (22.27%) SQL
15 51 (22.27%) Web Services
16 50 (21.83%) Data Science
16 50 (21.83%) Serverless
17 47 (20.52%) Scrum
18 46 (20.09%) Ansible
19 42 (18.34%) Machine Learning
20 41 (17.90%) Artificial Intelligence
21 40 (17.47%) Linux
22 38 (16.59%) Degree
22 38 (16.59%) GCP
23 37 (16.16%) Algorithms
24 34 (14.85%) Spring Boot
24 34 (14.85%) Microsoft

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 27 (11.79%) Apache Spark
2 20 (8.73%) OpenStack
3 11 (4.80%) Apache
4 10 (4.37%) Apache Solr
5 8 (3.49%) Confluence
5 8 (3.49%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (2.62%) Jupyter
7 4 (1.75%) nginx
8 2 (0.87%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.44%) Drupal
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 105 (45.85%) AWS
2 76 (33.19%) Azure
3 50 (21.83%) Serverless
4 38 (16.59%) GCP
5 17 (7.42%) DigitalOcean
5 17 (7.42%) GitHub
5 17 (7.42%) OpenShift
6 16 (6.99%) SaaS
7 15 (6.55%) AWS CloudFormation
8 14 (6.11%) PaaS
9 11 (4.80%) AWS Lambda
9 11 (4.80%) Azure Stack
10 10 (4.37%) IaaS
11 9 (3.93%) Amazon ECS
12 7 (3.06%) Amazon EKS
12 7 (3.06%) Azure Active Directory
13 6 (2.62%) Amazon S3
14 5 (2.18%) Amazon EC2
15 4 (1.75%) Siri
16 3 (1.31%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.93%) Kerberos
2 3 (1.31%) HTTP
3 2 (0.87%) 802.11
3 2 (0.87%) DNS
3 2 (0.87%) DSL
3 2 (0.87%) RFID
3 2 (0.87%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.87%) Wireless
4 1 (0.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.79%) Hadoop
2 25 (10.92%) NoSQL
2 25 (10.92%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (10.48%) Apache Cassandra
3 24 (10.48%) MySQL
4 21 (9.17%) MongoDB
5 17 (7.42%) Redis
6 12 (5.24%) Relational Database
7 10 (4.37%) Amazon Aurora
7 10 (4.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 10 (4.37%) Amazon Redshift
7 10 (4.37%) Big Data
7 10 (4.37%) ClickHouse
8 9 (3.93%) Azure SQL Database
8 9 (3.93%) SQL Server
9 2 (0.87%) BigQuery
9 2 (0.87%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.44%) InfluxDB
10 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 69 (30.13%) Jenkins
2 27 (11.79%) Git (software)
3 18 (7.86%) GitLab
3 18 (7.86%) Selenium
4 15 (6.55%) JIRA
5 14 (6.11%) WebDriver
6 11 (4.80%) Maven
7 10 (4.37%) SpecFlow
8 7 (3.06%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (2.62%) TestRail
10 3 (1.31%) Artifactory
10 3 (1.31%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.31%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.31%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.87%) SonarQube
11 2 (0.87%) Sonatype Nexus
12 1 (0.44%) Gatling
12 1 (0.44%) MLflow
12 1 (0.44%) NeoLoad
12 1 (0.44%) PyCharm
General
1 53 (23.14%) Social Skills
2 24 (10.48%) Finance
2 24 (10.48%) Manufacturing
3 21 (9.17%) Games
4 16 (6.99%) Pharmaceutical
5 15 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (6.55%) Organisational Skills
6 12 (5.24%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 11 (4.80%) Billing
8 10 (4.37%) Influencing Skills
9 9 (3.93%) Retail
10 7 (3.06%) Law
10 7 (3.06%) Public Sector
11 5 (2.18%) Telecoms
12 4 (1.75%) Electronics
13 3 (1.31%) Marketing
14 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.44%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 73 (31.88%) Developer
2 46 (20.09%) Software Engineer
3 34 (14.85%) Java Developer
4 31 (13.54%) DevOps Engineer
5 17 (7.42%) Software Developer
6 15 (6.55%) Cloud Engineer
7 13 (5.68%) Applications Architect
7 13 (5.68%) Architect
7 13 (5.68%) Senior Software Engineer
8 12 (5.24%) Test Engineer
9 11 (4.80%) Full Stack Developer
9 11 (4.80%) Lead DevOps
9 11 (4.80%) Senior DevOps
9 11 (4.80%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 10 (4.37%) Data Science Leader
10 10 (4.37%) Python Engineer
10 10 (4.37%) Senior Developer
11 9 (3.93%) Development Engineer
11 9 (3.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 9 (3.93%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (26.64%) React
2 52 (22.71%) RESTful
3 51 (22.27%) Web Services
4 34 (14.85%) Spring Boot
5 33 (14.41%) .NET
6 25 (10.92%) Spring
7 23 (10.04%) Node.js
8 20 (8.73%) AngularJS
8 20 (8.73%) REST
9 18 (7.86%) RabbitMQ
10 17 (7.42%) Kafka
11 14 (6.11%) CSS
12 12 (5.24%) Apache Flex
12 12 (5.24%) Elastic Stack
12 12 (5.24%) JSON
13 10 (4.37%) HTML
13 10 (4.37%) Shiny
14 9 (3.93%) JavaFX
14 9 (3.93%) Swing
15 7 (3.06%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 37 (16.16%) Algorithms
2 31 (13.54%) Cloud Native
3 30 (13.10%) Life Science
4 21 (9.17%) Social Media
5 12 (5.24%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (5.24%) Renewable Energy
6 9 (3.93%) User Experience
7 7 (3.06%) Public Cloud
7 7 (3.06%) Robotics
8 6 (2.62%) Mobile App
9 5 (2.18%) iPad
9 5 (2.18%) Legacy Systems
9 5 (2.18%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.75%) CMDB
10 4 (1.75%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.31%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (1.31%) NHS
11 3 (1.31%) Self-Motivation
12 2 (0.87%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.87%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 40 (17.47%) Linux
2 20 (8.73%) Android
2 20 (8.73%) Apple iOS
3 13 (5.68%) Unix
4 6 (2.62%) Mac OS
4 6 (2.62%) Windows
5 5 (2.18%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.87%) AIX
7 2 (0.87%) CentOS
7 2 (0.87%) Solaris
7 2 (0.87%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (61.14%) DevOps
2 104 (45.41%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (37.55%) Microservices
4 85 (37.12%) Software Engineering
5 53 (23.14%) TDD
6 50 (21.83%) Data Science
7 47 (20.52%) Scrum
8 42 (18.34%) Machine Learning
9 41 (17.90%) Artificial Intelligence
10 33 (14.41%) Computer Science
10 33 (14.41%) Continuous Integration
11 32 (13.97%) Full Stack Development
11 32 (13.97%) Test Automation
12 31 (13.54%) Open Source
13 25 (10.92%) Continuous Improvement
14 23 (10.04%) Continuous Delivery
15 22 (9.61%) Front End Development
16 20 (8.73%) Analytics
16 20 (8.73%) Mentoring
16 20 (8.73%) Natural Language Processing
Programming Languages
1 118 (51.53%) Python
2 109 (47.60%) Java
3 55 (24.02%) JavaScript
4 51 (22.27%) SQL
5 33 (14.41%) C#
6 30 (13.10%) PowerShell
7 24 (10.48%) TypeScript
8 22 (9.61%) Java 8
9 21 (9.17%) PHP
10 20 (8.73%) Bash Shell
10 20 (8.73%) Kotlin
11 17 (7.42%) Ruby
12 12 (5.24%) Java 11
13 11 (4.80%) Perl
14 10 (4.37%) C++
14 10 (4.37%) R
15 4 (1.75%) C
15 4 (1.75%) Go
15 4 (1.75%) VBA
16 3 (1.31%) ES6
Qualifications
1 38 (16.59%) Degree
2 22 (9.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (7.42%) PhD
4 2 (0.87%) OCP
4 2 (0.87%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.44%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.30%) QA
2 16 (6.99%) GxP
System Software
1 155 (67.69%) Docker
2 12 (5.24%) Active Directory
3 10 (4.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.44%) NFS
4 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 69 (30.13%) Terraform
2 46 (20.09%) Ansible
3 10 (4.37%) Mesos
4 7 (3.06%) Kubeflow
4 7 (3.06%) Prometheus
4 7 (3.06%) Puppet
5 6 (2.62%) Nagios
6 4 (1.75%) HP Fortify
6 4 (1.75%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (1.31%) Kibana
8 2 (0.87%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.87%) Grafana
8 2 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.44%) Consul
9 1 (0.44%) Galera Cluster
9 1 (0.44%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.44%) Icinga
9 1 (0.44%) logstash
9 1 (0.44%) Packer
9 1 (0.44%) Rancher
Vendors
1 34 (14.85%) Microsoft
2 21 (9.17%) Facebook
3 10 (4.37%) Dataiku
3 10 (4.37%) Google
4 7 (3.06%) Oracle
4 7 (3.06%) Pega
4 7 (3.06%) WSO2
5 6 (2.62%) YouTube
6 4 (1.75%) Apple
6 4 (1.75%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.75%) Splunk
7 3 (1.31%) IBM
7 3 (1.31%) SAP
8 2 (0.87%) Black Duck
8 2 (0.87%) Veracode
8 2 (0.87%) VMware
9 1 (0.44%) Atlassian