Period
to 28 March 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 28 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 40 83 119
Rank change year-on-year +43 +36 -
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 88 66 32
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.95% 2.64% 1.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 42.93% 31.88% 11.35%
Number of salaries quoted 48 53 16
Median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £40,875 £26,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £71,250 £87,500
Scotland median annual salary £48,280 £52,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year -8.04% +14.13% -

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 205 207 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.54% 8.29% 10.65%
Number of salaries quoted 123 124 140
Median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.32% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £26,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,500 £65,050
Scotland median annual salary £48,280 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.44% +11.11% +5.88%

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 28 March 2020.

Salary histogram for Kubernetes in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 80 (90.91%) Docker
2 49 (55.68%) DevOps
3 48 (54.55%) Azure
4 42 (47.73%) Java
5 39 (44.32%) AWS
6 38 (43.18%) JavaScript
7 34 (38.64%) Node.js
8 30 (34.09%) Microservices
9 28 (31.82%) Python
10 27 (30.68%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (30.68%) React
11 24 (27.27%) Jenkins
11 24 (27.27%) Software Engineering
12 23 (26.14%) Ansible
13 22 (25.00%) Linux
13 22 (25.00%) C#
14 21 (23.86%) SQL
14 21 (23.86%) GCP
14 21 (23.86%) Terraform
15 20 (22.73%) Go
16 19 (21.59%) .NET
17 18 (20.45%) Finance
18 16 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
18 16 (18.18%) Splunk
19 15 (17.05%) Bash Shell
19 15 (17.05%) Puppet
20 14 (15.91%) Opscode Chef
20 14 (15.91%) Kafka
20 14 (15.91%) Google
21 13 (14.77%) TDD

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 7 (7.95%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (6.82%) nginx
3 3 (3.41%) Apache
4 2 (2.27%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (2.27%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.27%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.14%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (1.14%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 48 (54.55%) Azure
2 39 (44.32%) AWS
3 21 (23.86%) GCP
4 12 (13.64%) PaaS
5 11 (12.50%) Serverless
6 9 (10.23%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (9.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 7 (7.95%) OpenShift
9 6 (6.82%) Amazon ECS
9 6 (6.82%) SaaS
10 5 (5.68%) Amazon Kinesis
10 5 (5.68%) Amazon S3
10 5 (5.68%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (4.55%) IaaS
12 3 (3.41%) Azure Functions
12 3 (3.41%) GitHub
13 1 (1.14%) Amazon EKS
13 1 (1.14%) Apigee
13 1 (1.14%) IBM Cloud
13 1 (1.14%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.82%) Firewall
2 1 (1.14%) BIG-IP
2 1 (1.14%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.64%) Relational Database
2 11 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 6 (6.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (5.68%) Amazon Athena
4 5 (5.68%) Hadoop
4 5 (5.68%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.55%) Big Data
5 4 (4.55%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.55%) MySQL
6 3 (3.41%) Redis
7 2 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.14%) Aerospike
8 1 (1.14%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (1.14%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.14%) Data Lake
8 1 (1.14%) Hazelcast
8 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 11 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 10 (11.36%) Git (software)
4 6 (6.82%) Cypress.io
4 6 (6.82%) TeamCity
5 5 (5.68%) GitLab
5 5 (5.68%) HP UFT
5 5 (5.68%) PhantomJS
5 5 (5.68%) REST Assured
5 5 (5.68%) webpack
6 4 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (3.41%) Ant
7 3 (3.41%) IBM UrbanCode
7 3 (3.41%) Maven
7 3 (3.41%) MSBuild
7 3 (3.41%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (3.41%) Selenium
8 2 (2.27%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.27%) JIRA
8 2 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (20.45%) Finance
2 8 (9.09%) Banking
3 6 (6.82%) Law
4 4 (4.55%) Games
5 3 (3.41%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.27%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (31.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (21.59%) Software Engineer
3 17 (19.32%) Developer
4 12 (13.64%) Full Stack Developer
4 12 (13.64%) Senior Software Engineer
5 6 (6.82%) .NET Software Engineer
5 6 (6.82%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) Java Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) Java Software Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) Python Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) Quality Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) Security Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) Senior DevOps
6 5 (5.68%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) .NET Developer
7 4 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Senior Java Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (38.64%) Node.js
2 27 (30.68%) React
3 19 (21.59%) .NET
4 14 (15.91%) Kafka
5 13 (14.77%) Elastic Stack
6 12 (13.64%) .NET Core
7 11 (12.50%) CSS
7 11 (12.50%) HTML
8 10 (11.36%) Gherkin
9 9 (10.23%) GraphQL
9 9 (10.23%) Redux
10 7 (7.95%) React Native
11 5 (5.68%) Web Services
12 4 (4.55%) AngularJS
12 4 (4.55%) RESTful
13 3 (3.41%) Hibernate
13 3 (3.41%) Lambda Expressions
13 3 (3.41%) Spring
14 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET
14 2 (2.27%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.55%) Public Cloud
2 2 (2.27%) Smart Home
3 1 (1.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.00%) Linux
2 10 (11.36%) Unix
3 7 (7.95%) Windows
4 2 (2.27%) Mesosphere
4 2 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.14%) Android
5 1 (1.14%) CentOS
5 1 (1.14%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (55.68%) DevOps
2 30 (34.09%) Microservices
3 27 (30.68%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 16 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (14.77%) Configuration Management
6 13 (14.77%) Infrastructure as Code
6 13 (14.77%) TDD
7 10 (11.36%) Analytics
7 10 (11.36%) Test Automation
8 9 (10.23%) API Integration
8 9 (10.23%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (9.09%) BDD
9 8 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (7.95%) High Availability
11 6 (6.82%) Deployment Automation
11 6 (6.82%) Open Source
11 6 (6.82%) Test Strategy
12 5 (5.68%) Cybersecurity
12 5 (5.68%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 42 (47.73%) Java
2 38 (43.18%) JavaScript
3 28 (31.82%) Python
4 22 (25.00%) C#
5 21 (23.86%) SQL
6 20 (22.73%) Go
7 15 (17.05%) Bash Shell
8 13 (14.77%) PowerShell
9 12 (13.64%) TypeScript
10 6 (6.82%) ES6
10 6 (6.82%) Groovy
10 6 (6.82%) Scala
11 5 (5.68%) C++
11 5 (5.68%) Kotlin
12 4 (4.55%) Ruby
13 3 (3.41%) Korn
13 3 (3.41%) Perl
14 2 (2.27%) PHP
15 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
15 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.14%) Degree
1 1 (1.14%) PhD
1 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.95%) QA
System Software
1 80 (90.91%) Docker
2 3 (3.41%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.14%) LXC
3 1 (1.14%) VMware NSX
3 1 (1.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (26.14%) Ansible
2 21 (23.86%) Terraform
3 15 (17.05%) Puppet
4 14 (15.91%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (6.82%) Kibana
5 6 (6.82%) logstash
6 5 (5.68%) Prometheus
6 5 (5.68%) Rancher
7 3 (3.41%) Consul
7 3 (3.41%) ZABBIX
8 2 (2.27%) Automic
8 2 (2.27%) Grafana
9 1 (1.14%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (1.14%) Nagios
9 1 (1.14%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 16 (18.18%) Splunk
2 14 (15.91%) Google
3 5 (5.68%) CyberArk
3 5 (5.68%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.68%) ServiceNow
3 5 (5.68%) Symantec
4 4 (4.55%) VMware
5 3 (3.41%) Oracle
6 2 (2.27%) AppDynamics
6 2 (2.27%) Cisco
6 2 (2.27%) IBM
6 2 (2.27%) Juniper
6 2 (2.27%) Perforce
7 1 (1.14%) CA
7 1 (1.14%) F5
7 1 (1.14%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.14%) Micro Focus
7 1 (1.14%) New Relic
7 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.14%) Xamarin