Period
to 13 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 40 36 109
Rank change year-on-year -4 +73 +39
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 43 181 38
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.93% 7.03% 1.50%
As % of the Systems Management category 55.13% 55.86% 11.21%
Number of salaries quoted 23 125 25
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,330 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.44% -3.77% -
10th Percentile £36,000 £37,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £75,000
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 £55,165 £55,000
% change year-on-year -0.30% +0.30% +61.76%

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 78 324 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 8.94% 12.58% 13.38%
Number of salaries quoted 46 188 215
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £32,170 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,031 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.00% - +11.11%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Kubernetes as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in Edinburgh

Kubernetes
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Kubernetes in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Kubernetes in Edinburgh

Kubernetes
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Salary distribution for jobs citing Kubernetes in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Kubernetes in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 13 August 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 38 (88.37%) Docker
2 29 (67.44%) DevOps
3 27 (62.79%) Java
4 22 (51.16%) AWS
5 21 (48.84%) Azure
6 19 (44.19%) Python
7 18 (41.86%) Linux
8 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (37.21%) Jenkins
9 15 (34.88%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (34.88%) Ansible
9 15 (34.88%) GCP
9 15 (34.88%) Microservices
10 14 (32.56%) Open Source
11 13 (30.23%) Go
11 13 (30.23%) Windows
11 13 (30.23%) Configuration Management
11 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
12 12 (27.91%) C#
12 12 (27.91%) Bash Shell
12 12 (27.91%) Puppet
12 12 (27.91%) NoSQL
12 12 (27.91%) AWS CloudFormation
12 12 (27.91%) Terraform
12 12 (27.91%) Infrastructure as Code
13 11 (25.58%) Consul
13 11 (25.58%) Prometheus
13 11 (25.58%) IBM UrbanCode
13 11 (25.58%) Octopus Deploy
13 11 (25.58%) Splunk

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (2.33%) Apache
1 1 (2.33%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.33%) IIS
1 1 (2.33%) nginx
1 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (2.33%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 22 (51.16%) AWS
2 21 (48.84%) Azure
3 15 (34.88%) GCP
4 12 (27.91%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (9.30%) GitHub
5 4 (9.30%) PaaS
5 4 (9.30%) SaaS
6 2 (4.65%) Amazon ECS
6 2 (4.65%) OpenShift
6 2 (4.65%) Serverless
7 1 (2.33%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (2.33%) Apigee
7 1 (2.33%) Datadog
7 1 (2.33%) IaaS
7 1 (2.33%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (2.33%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) BIG-IP
1 1 (2.33%) Firewall
1 1 (2.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.91%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.98%) Big Data
2 3 (6.98%) MySQL
2 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.65%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.33%) Aerospike
4 1 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.33%) Couchbase
4 1 (2.33%) Data Lake
4 1 (2.33%) Hazelcast
4 1 (2.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (37.21%) Jenkins
2 11 (25.58%) IBM UrbanCode
2 11 (25.58%) Octopus Deploy
2 11 (25.58%) TeamCity
3 10 (23.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (23.26%) Travis CI
4 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.98%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.98%) Subversion
6 2 (4.65%) Artifactory
6 2 (4.65%) Bitbucket
6 2 (4.65%) HP UFT
6 2 (4.65%) REST Assured
7 1 (2.33%) Cypress.io
7 1 (2.33%) GitLab
7 1 (2.33%) Selenium
7 1 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (2.33%) Zephyr
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Law
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (46.51%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (20.93%) Consultant
2 9 (20.93%) Developer
2 9 (20.93%) DevOps Consultant
3 7 (16.28%) Software Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Java Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Lead DevOps
6 2 (4.65%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Quality Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Java Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) AWS Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Senior DevOps
7 1 (2.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Software Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) Elastic Stack
1 10 (23.26%) Node.js
2 9 (20.93%) .NET
3 6 (13.95%) FIX Protocol
3 6 (13.95%) React
4 4 (9.30%) AngularJS
4 4 (9.30%) Redux
4 4 (9.30%) RESTful
5 3 (6.98%) CSS
5 3 (6.98%) CSS3
5 3 (6.98%) HTML
5 3 (6.98%) HTML5
5 3 (6.98%) Kafka
5 3 (6.98%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (4.65%) Gherkin
6 2 (4.65%) GraphQL
6 2 (4.65%) Spring
6 2 (4.65%) Spring Boot
7 1 (2.33%) React Native
7 1 (2.33%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.33%) Cloud Native
2 1 (2.33%) FMCG
2 1 (2.33%) PKI
2 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (41.86%) Linux
2 13 (30.23%) Windows
3 10 (23.26%) Mesosphere
4 4 (9.30%) Unix
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (67.44%) DevOps
2 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (34.88%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (34.88%) Microservices
4 14 (32.56%) Open Source
5 13 (30.23%) Configuration Management
6 12 (27.91%) Infrastructure as Code
7 10 (23.26%) Continuous Deployment
7 10 (23.26%) Disruptive Innovation
7 10 (23.26%) Software Engineering
8 6 (13.95%) BDD
8 6 (13.95%) Fintech
9 5 (11.63%) TDD
10 4 (9.30%) High Availability
11 3 (6.98%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (6.98%) Scrum
11 3 (6.98%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 3 (6.98%) Statistics
11 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
12 2 (4.65%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 27 (62.79%) Java
2 19 (44.19%) Python
3 13 (30.23%) Go
3 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
4 12 (27.91%) Bash Shell
4 12 (27.91%) C#
5 11 (25.58%) PowerShell
6 6 (13.95%) SQL
7 4 (9.30%) Ruby
8 3 (6.98%) Clojure
8 3 (6.98%) PHP
8 3 (6.98%) Scala
9 2 (4.65%) ES6
9 2 (4.65%) TypeScript
10 1 (2.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) AWS Certification
1 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 38 (88.37%) Docker
2 1 (2.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 15 (34.88%) Ansible
2 12 (27.91%) Puppet
2 12 (27.91%) Terraform
3 11 (25.58%) Consul
3 11 (25.58%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (25.58%) Prometheus
4 10 (23.26%) Automic
5 1 (2.33%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (2.33%) Nagios
5 1 (2.33%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (2.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Splunk
2 2 (4.65%) Google
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle
3 1 (2.33%) AppDynamics
3 1 (2.33%) CA
3 1 (2.33%) Citrix
3 1 (2.33%) F5
3 1 (2.33%) Hortonworks
3 1 (2.33%) IBM
3 1 (2.33%) Micro Focus
3 1 (2.33%) New Relic