Period
to 26 January 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 26 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
England > East of England
6 months to
26 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 68 92 128
Rank change year-on-year +24 +36 +93
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 91 190 232
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 3.63% 3.16% 2.48%
As % of the Systems Management category 27.74% 28.11% 19.76%
Number of salaries quoted 93 190 196
Median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -4.17% -
10th Percentile £43,000 £42,500 £39,720
90th Percentile £77,500 £82,750 £73,750
England median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -3.57% +3.70% +3.85%

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 328 676 1,174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.09% 11.25% 12.54%
Number of salaries quoted 249 499 807
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £26,500 £29,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +4 46 £57,500 -8.00% 24
Essex +44 33 £72,500 +123.08% 4
Hertfordshire +26 10 £55,000 - 15
Suffolk +20 4 £95,000 +80.95% 2
Bedfordshire +29 2 £55,000 -4.35%
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 72 (79.12%) Docker
2 57 (62.64%) AWS
2 57 (62.64%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (60.44%) DevOps
4 45 (49.45%) Microservices
4 45 (49.45%) Jenkins
5 43 (47.25%) Python
6 40 (43.96%) Scrum
7 39 (42.86%) Ansible
8 38 (41.76%) Git (software)
9 36 (39.56%) Terraform
10 35 (38.46%) Java
11 33 (36.26%) Node.js
12 29 (31.87%) Azure
13 28 (30.77%) AngularJS
14 27 (29.67%) JavaScript
15 26 (28.57%) GCP
15 26 (28.57%) Serverless
16 25 (27.47%) TDD
17 24 (26.37%) Spring
17 24 (26.37%) C#
17 24 (26.37%) Linux
17 24 (26.37%) Amazon EKS
17 24 (26.37%) Amazon ECS
18 23 (25.27%) Problem-Solving
18 23 (25.27%) Java 8
19 22 (24.18%) Software Engineering
19 22 (24.18%) Relational Database
19 22 (24.18%) Spring Boot
19 22 (24.18%) REST

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 12 (13.19%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.30%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.20%) Confluence
4 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Fuse
Cloud Services
1 57 (62.64%) AWS
2 29 (31.87%) Azure
3 26 (28.57%) GCP
3 26 (28.57%) Serverless
4 24 (26.37%) Amazon ECS
4 24 (26.37%) Amazon EKS
5 17 (18.68%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (12.09%) SaaS
7 10 (10.99%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (10.99%) Amazon S3
7 10 (10.99%) AWS Lambda
7 10 (10.99%) OpenShift
8 7 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (5.49%) AWS CodePipeline
10 3 (3.30%) PaaS
11 2 (2.20%) IaaS
12 1 (1.10%) GitHub
12 1 (1.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.10%) 5G
1 1 (1.10%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (1.10%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (24.18%) Relational Database
2 20 (21.98%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (14.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 10 (10.99%) GIS
5 8 (8.79%) MongoDB
5 8 (8.79%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.30%) Cosmos DB
6 3 (3.30%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.20%) Redis
8 1 (1.10%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 45 (49.45%) Jenkins
2 38 (41.76%) Git (software)
3 16 (17.58%) TeamCity
4 11 (12.09%) GitLab
5 10 (10.99%) GoCD
6 8 (8.79%) JIRA
7 5 (5.49%) Selenium
7 5 (5.49%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.20%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.10%) Buildbot
9 1 (1.10%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.10%) Gerrit
9 1 (1.10%) Subversion
General
1 17 (18.68%) Public Sector
2 6 (6.59%) Automotive
3 5 (5.49%) Finance
4 1 (1.10%) Advertising
4 1 (1.10%) Electronics
4 1 (1.10%) Law
4 1 (1.10%) Local Government
4 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (48.35%) Developer
2 27 (29.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 23 (25.27%) Java Developer
4 18 (19.78%) Full Stack Developer
5 14 (15.38%) Cloud Engineer
5 14 (15.38%) Senior DevOps
5 14 (15.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 14 (15.38%) Software Engineer
6 11 (12.09%) Software Developer
7 10 (10.99%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 8 (8.79%) Python Developer
8 8 (8.79%) Python Engineer
8 8 (8.79%) Python Software Engineer
9 7 (7.69%) Senior Developer
10 6 (6.59%) Software Test Engineer
10 6 (6.59%) Test Engineer
11 5 (5.49%) Developer in Test
11 5 (5.49%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 4 (4.40%) Junior Developer
12 4 (4.40%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (36.26%) Node.js
2 28 (30.77%) AngularJS
3 24 (26.37%) Spring
4 22 (24.18%) REST
4 22 (24.18%) Spring Boot
5 20 (21.98%) Web Services
6 13 (14.29%) Apache Camel
7 11 (12.09%) Elastic Stack
8 7 (7.69%) React
9 6 (6.59%) .NET
9 6 (6.59%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (5.49%) Kafka
10 5 (5.49%) Ruby on Rails
11 4 (4.40%) CSS
11 4 (4.40%) HTML
12 3 (3.30%) WPF
13 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET
13 2 (2.20%) Autofac
13 2 (2.20%) Java EE
13 2 (2.20%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (6.59%) Cloud Native
2 6 (6.59%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.30%) Renewable Energy
4 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.10%) NHS
4 1 (1.10%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.10%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.10%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 24 (26.37%) Linux
2 10 (10.99%) Windows
3 8 (8.79%) Unix
4 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.10%) CentOS
5 1 (1.10%) Fedora
5 1 (1.10%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (62.64%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (60.44%) DevOps
3 45 (49.45%) Microservices
4 40 (43.96%) Scrum
5 25 (27.47%) TDD
6 23 (25.27%) Problem-Solving
7 22 (24.18%) Software Engineering
8 20 (21.98%) BDD
8 20 (21.98%) Mentoring
9 19 (20.88%) Kanban
10 17 (18.68%) Test Automation
11 12 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (12.09%) Coaching
12 11 (12.09%) OOP
12 11 (12.09%) Technical Leadership
13 10 (10.99%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (10.99%) Creative Problem-Solving
13 10 (10.99%) Customer Requirements
13 10 (10.99%) Infrastructure Automation
14 9 (9.89%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (47.25%) Python
2 35 (38.46%) Java
3 27 (29.67%) JavaScript
4 24 (26.37%) C#
5 23 (25.27%) Java 8
6 13 (14.29%) SQL
7 11 (12.09%) Bash Shell
7 11 (12.09%) Go
7 11 (12.09%) PowerShell
8 7 (7.69%) TypeScript
9 6 (6.59%) C++
9 6 (6.59%) Ruby
10 2 (2.20%) Perl
10 2 (2.20%) PHP
11 1 (1.10%) C
11 1 (1.10%) Groovy
11 1 (1.10%) Rust
Qualifications
1 12 (13.19%) SC Cleared
1 12 (13.19%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.79%) Degree
3 5 (5.49%) ISTQB
3 5 (5.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.10%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.99%) HIPAA
1 10 (10.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (6.59%) QA
3 1 (1.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 72 (79.12%) Docker
2 2 (2.20%) vSphere
3 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 39 (42.86%) Ansible
2 36 (39.56%) Terraform
3 12 (13.19%) Puppet
4 10 (10.99%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (10.99%) Rancher
4 10 (10.99%) Rundeck
5 5 (5.49%) Istio
5 5 (5.49%) Nagios
5 5 (5.49%) Prometheus
6 1 (1.10%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.10%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (14.29%) WSO2
2 10 (10.99%) Pega
2 10 (10.99%) Splunk
3 5 (5.49%) Dynatrace
3 5 (5.49%) Google
4 4 (4.40%) Atlassian
4 4 (4.40%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.30%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.10%) Apple
6 1 (1.10%) Cisco
6 1 (1.10%) HP
6 1 (1.10%) IBM
6 1 (1.10%) NetApp
6 1 (1.10%) New Relic
6 1 (1.10%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.10%) VMware
6 1 (1.10%) Zend