Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
England > East of England
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 59 101 118
Rank change year-on-year +42 +17 +98
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 134 154 223
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 3.88% 2.82% 2.65%
As % of the Systems Management category 30.32% 27.80% 22.57%
Number of salaries quoted 106 124 190
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £38,625
25th Percentile £53,750 £46,250 £49,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +18.18% -8.33% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £70,313 £71,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,875 £77,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +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 442 554 988
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.79% 10.15% 11.74%
Number of salaries quoted 319 403 730
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £63,438
90th Percentile £80,250 £77,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +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 13 April 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 13 April 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 +18 76 £60,000 -4.00% 23
Essex +30 33 £72,500 +52.63% 3
Hertfordshire +28 19 £62,750 +14.09% 16
Suffolk +16 6 £73,000 +46.00% 2
Bedfordshire +20 4 £65,000 - 2
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 13 April 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.

1 100 (74.63%) Docker
2 78 (58.21%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (51.49%) DevOps
4 67 (50.00%) AWS
5 64 (47.76%) Microservices
6 60 (44.78%) Python
7 53 (39.55%) Java
8 51 (38.06%) Jenkins
9 49 (36.57%) Software Engineering
10 48 (35.82%) Git (software)
11 44 (32.84%) Azure
12 41 (30.60%) Linux
13 40 (29.85%) Scrum
13 40 (29.85%) Terraform
14 38 (28.36%) GCP
14 38 (28.36%) C#
15 37 (27.61%) Ansible
16 34 (25.37%) Node.js
16 34 (25.37%) TDD
17 33 (24.63%) JavaScript
18 27 (20.15%) REST
19 26 (19.40%) Serverless
20 25 (18.66%) AngularJS
21 24 (17.91%) Mentoring
22 23 (17.16%) Amazon EKS
23 22 (16.42%) PostgreSQL
23 22 (16.42%) Spring
23 22 (16.42%) BDD
23 22 (16.42%) JIRA
24 21 (15.67%) SaaS

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 (10.45%) Confluence
2 9 (6.72%) OpenStack
3 8 (5.97%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.24%) Red Hat Fuse
5 2 (1.49%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.75%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Sketch
1 1 (0.75%) Zeplin
Cloud Services
1 67 (50.00%) AWS
2 44 (32.84%) Azure
3 38 (28.36%) GCP
4 26 (19.40%) Serverless
5 23 (17.16%) Amazon EKS
6 21 (15.67%) SaaS
7 19 (14.18%) Cloud Computing
8 18 (13.43%) Amazon ECS
9 11 (8.21%) Amazon S3
10 10 (7.46%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (7.46%) AWS Lambda
10 10 (7.46%) OpenShift
11 8 (5.97%) PaaS
12 6 (4.48%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (3.73%) AWS CodePipeline
14 4 (2.99%) IaaS
15 3 (2.24%) Azure Functions
16 2 (1.49%) GitHub
16 2 (1.49%) Google Data Studio
16 2 (1.49%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.48%) HTTP
2 3 (2.24%) Firewall
2 3 (2.24%) OpenLDAP
2 3 (2.24%) SSL
2 3 (2.24%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.49%) 802.11
3 2 (1.49%) RFID
3 2 (1.49%) Wireless
4 1 (0.75%) 5G
4 1 (0.75%) BGP
4 1 (0.75%) DNS
4 1 (0.75%) OSPF
4 1 (0.75%) VLAN
4 1 (0.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.42%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (11.19%) Relational Database
3 14 (10.45%) MongoDB
4 10 (7.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 10 (7.46%) GIS
5 9 (6.72%) NoSQL
6 7 (5.22%) SQL Server
7 4 (2.99%) MySQL
8 3 (2.24%) BigQuery
9 2 (1.49%) InfluxDB
10 1 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.75%) Big Data
10 1 (0.75%) Redis
Development Applications
1 51 (38.06%) Jenkins
2 48 (35.82%) Git (software)
3 22 (16.42%) JIRA
4 17 (12.69%) GitLab
5 16 (11.94%) TeamCity
6 10 (7.46%) GoCD
7 7 (5.22%) Selenium
8 5 (3.73%) WebDriver
9 3 (2.24%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.75%) CircleCI
10 1 (0.75%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.75%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.75%) Subversion
General
1 19 (14.18%) Public Sector
2 8 (5.97%) Finance
3 5 (3.73%) Automotive
4 3 (2.24%) Retail
5 2 (1.49%) Electronics
5 2 (1.49%) Games
5 2 (1.49%) Marketing
6 1 (0.75%) Advertising
6 1 (0.75%) Law
6 1 (0.75%) Legal
6 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (41.04%) Developer
2 28 (20.90%) DevOps Engineer
3 23 (17.16%) Java Developer
4 16 (11.94%) Software Engineer
5 14 (10.45%) Cloud Engineer
6 13 (9.70%) Full Stack Developer
6 13 (9.70%) Senior DevOps
6 13 (9.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 13 (9.70%) Software Developer
7 12 (8.96%) Senior Developer
7 12 (8.96%) Test Engineer
8 10 (7.46%) Python Engineer
9 9 (6.72%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 8 (5.97%) C# Developer
10 8 (5.97%) Cloud Software Engineer
10 8 (5.97%) Senior Software Developer
10 8 (5.97%) Software Test Engineer
11 7 (5.22%) .NET Developer
11 7 (5.22%) Architect
11 7 (5.22%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (25.37%) Node.js
2 27 (20.15%) REST
3 25 (18.66%) AngularJS
4 22 (16.42%) Spring
5 21 (15.67%) .NET
5 21 (15.67%) Spring Boot
6 17 (12.69%) Web Services
7 13 (9.70%) RabbitMQ
7 13 (9.70%) React
8 10 (7.46%) Apache Camel
9 9 (6.72%) Elastic Stack
9 9 (6.72%) RESTful
10 8 (5.97%) CSS
10 8 (5.97%) HTML
10 8 (5.97%) Kafka
11 7 (5.22%) WPF
12 6 (4.48%) Next.js
13 5 (3.73%) Ruby on Rails
13 5 (3.73%) Vue.js
14 4 (2.99%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.21%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (6.72%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (5.22%) Renewable Energy
4 6 (4.48%) Algorithms
4 6 (4.48%) Data Structures
5 5 (3.73%) iPad
6 4 (2.99%) Cloud Native
7 3 (2.24%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.24%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.49%) SystemC
8 2 (1.49%) User Experience
9 1 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.75%) FMCG
9 1 (0.75%) Life Science
9 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.75%) NHS
9 1 (0.75%) PKI
9 1 (0.75%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 41 (30.60%) Linux
2 13 (9.70%) Windows
3 6 (4.48%) Unix
4 4 (2.99%) Debian
4 4 (2.99%) VMS
5 3 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.75%) CentOS
6 1 (0.75%) Fedora
6 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (58.21%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (51.49%) DevOps
3 64 (47.76%) Microservices
4 49 (36.57%) Software Engineering
5 40 (29.85%) Scrum
6 34 (25.37%) TDD
7 24 (17.91%) Mentoring
8 22 (16.42%) BDD
9 20 (14.93%) Test Automation
10 19 (14.18%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (13.43%) Kanban
11 18 (13.43%) OOP
11 18 (13.43%) Problem-Solving
12 17 (12.69%) Technical Leadership
13 14 (10.45%) Infrastructure as Code
14 13 (9.70%) Computer Science
14 13 (9.70%) SOLID
15 12 (8.96%) Coaching
15 12 (8.96%) Software Testing
16 11 (8.21%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 60 (44.78%) Python
2 53 (39.55%) Java
3 38 (28.36%) C#
4 33 (24.63%) JavaScript
5 20 (14.93%) Bash Shell
5 20 (14.93%) SQL
6 18 (13.43%) Java 8
7 17 (12.69%) PowerShell
7 17 (12.69%) TypeScript
8 13 (9.70%) Go
9 7 (5.22%) Perl
9 7 (5.22%) Ruby
10 6 (4.48%) C++
11 4 (2.99%) C
12 3 (2.24%) Kotlin
13 2 (1.49%) Scala
14 1 (0.75%) ES6
14 1 (0.75%) Groovy
14 1 (0.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (10.45%) Security Cleared
2 13 (9.70%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.97%) Degree
4 3 (2.24%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.24%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.75%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.46%) HIPAA
1 10 (7.46%) QA
1 10 (7.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.75%) SOC 2
System Software
1 100 (74.63%) Docker
2 3 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.49%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.49%) Firmware
4 1 (0.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 40 (29.85%) Terraform
2 37 (27.61%) Ansible
3 12 (8.96%) Rancher
4 10 (7.46%) Rundeck
5 8 (5.97%) Puppet
6 5 (3.73%) Grafana
6 5 (3.73%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (3.73%) Prometheus
7 4 (2.99%) Graylog
8 3 (2.24%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.49%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (1.49%) Istio
9 2 (1.49%) Nagios
10 1 (0.75%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.75%) Kibana
Vendors
1 11 (8.21%) Google
2 10 (7.46%) Splunk
2 10 (7.46%) WSO2
3 8 (5.97%) Pega
4 6 (4.48%) Atlassian
5 5 (3.73%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.73%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.24%) Dynatrace
6 3 (2.24%) VMware
7 1 (0.75%) Apple
7 1 (0.75%) HP
7 1 (0.75%) IBM
7 1 (0.75%) NetApp
7 1 (0.75%) New Relic
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle
7 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.75%) SaltStack