Period
to 23 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 23 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
23 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 51 43 72
Rank change year-on-year -8 +29 +68
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 59 35 66
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.05% 5.17% 3.64%
As % of the Systems Management category 46.83% 47.30% 26.94%
Number of salaries quoted 44 31 36
10th Percentile £42,875 £38,750 £36,250
25th Percentile £47,500 £41,875 £38,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £50,000 £46,000
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% +8.70% -8.00%
75th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £56,625
Scotland median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +30.00% - -2.44%

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 Glasgow with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 126 74 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 8.65% 10.93% 13.53%
Number of salaries quoted 99 58 151
10th Percentile £35,600 £35,875 £33,500
25th Percentile £41,280 £38,750 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,500 £50,250 £47,600
Median % change year-on-year +2.49% +5.57% -4.80%
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £74,750 £68,850
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,004
% change year-on-year +10.00% +4.16% -3.99%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in Glasgow

Kubernetes
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Kubernetes in Glasgow

Kubernetes
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing Kubernetes in Glasgow over the 6 months to 23 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Kubernetes in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 41 (69.49%) Docker
2 39 (66.10%) DevOps
3 33 (55.93%) Azure
4 32 (54.24%) AWS
5 29 (49.15%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (47.46%) Terraform
7 27 (45.76%) Python
8 21 (35.59%) Java
9 19 (32.20%) Linux
9 19 (32.20%) Jenkins
10 18 (30.51%) Ansible
10 18 (30.51%) React
11 15 (25.42%) Bash Shell
11 15 (25.42%) Software Engineering
12 14 (23.73%) JavaScript
13 13 (22.03%) C#
13 13 (22.03%) .NET
13 13 (22.03%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (22.03%) Test Automation
13 13 (22.03%) Data Science
14 12 (20.34%) AWS CloudFormation
14 12 (20.34%) Infrastructure as Code
15 11 (18.64%) Full Stack Development
15 11 (18.64%) Spring Boot
16 10 (16.95%) Spring
16 10 (16.95%) PaaS
16 10 (16.95%) IaaS
17 9 (15.25%) Configuration Management
17 9 (15.25%) MySQL
17 9 (15.25%) SDLC

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 3 (5.08%) Apache
1 3 (5.08%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.69%) CloudStack
2 1 (1.69%) Confluence
2 1 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.69%) Jetty
2 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 33 (55.93%) Azure
2 32 (54.24%) AWS
3 12 (20.34%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (16.95%) IaaS
4 10 (16.95%) PaaS
5 9 (15.25%) GCP
6 6 (10.17%) SaaS
7 3 (5.08%) Power Platform
8 2 (3.39%) GitHub
9 1 (1.69%) AWS Fargate
9 1 (1.69%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) 3G
1 5 (8.47%) 4G
1 5 (8.47%) MQTT
1 5 (8.47%) VPN
1 5 (8.47%) WAN
2 4 (6.78%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.03%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (15.25%) MySQL
3 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.08%) Power BI
5 2 (3.39%) Big Data
6 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.69%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 19 (32.20%) Jenkins
2 7 (11.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (10.17%) CircleCI
3 6 (10.17%) GitLab
4 4 (6.78%) GoCD
4 4 (6.78%) JIRA
5 3 (5.08%) Cypress.io
5 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.69%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.69%) Gradle
6 1 (1.69%) Maven
6 1 (1.69%) Postman
6 1 (1.69%) Selenium
6 1 (1.69%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (10.17%) Social Skills
2 5 (8.47%) Electronics
2 5 (8.47%) Finance
3 4 (6.78%) Public Sector
3 4 (6.78%) Retail
4 3 (5.08%) Advertising
5 1 (1.69%) Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 1 (1.69%) Military
5 1 (1.69%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (1.69%) Public Speaking
Job Titles
1 24 (40.68%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (20.34%) Developer
3 6 (10.17%) Angular Developer
3 6 (10.17%) AWS DevOps
3 6 (10.17%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 6 (10.17%) AWS Engineer
3 6 (10.17%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 6 (10.17%) Azure Engineer
3 6 (10.17%) C# Developer
3 6 (10.17%) Full Stack Developer
3 6 (10.17%) Platform Engineer
3 6 (10.17%) Software Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Java Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Lead Software Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Junior
5 3 (5.08%) Principal Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Senior Java Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Architect
6 2 (3.39%) Software Developer
6 2 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.51%) React
2 13 (22.03%) .NET
3 11 (18.64%) Spring Boot
4 10 (16.95%) Spring
5 8 (13.56%) AngularJS
6 7 (11.86%) Vue.js
7 6 (10.17%) .NET Framework
7 6 (10.17%) ARM Templates
7 6 (10.17%) GraphQL
8 5 (8.47%) Hibernate
8 5 (8.47%) Redux
9 3 (5.08%) Jest
9 3 (5.08%) koa
10 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (3.39%) CSS
10 2 (3.39%) HTML
10 2 (3.39%) Kafka
11 1 (1.69%) Laravel
11 1 (1.69%) Node.js
11 1 (1.69%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Public Cloud
2 6 (10.17%) FMCG
2 6 (10.17%) Raspberry Pi
3 5 (8.47%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (5.08%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.39%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.69%) Blog
6 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.20%) Linux
2 7 (11.86%) Unix
3 1 (1.69%) Android
3 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (66.10%) DevOps
2 29 (49.15%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (25.42%) Software Engineering
4 13 (22.03%) Data Science
4 13 (22.03%) Test Automation
5 12 (20.34%) Infrastructure as Code
6 11 (18.64%) Full Stack Development
7 9 (15.25%) Configuration Management
7 9 (15.25%) Microservices
7 9 (15.25%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (15.25%) SDLC
8 7 (11.86%) Build Automation
8 7 (11.86%) Data Security
9 6 (10.17%) Continuous Deployment
9 6 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (10.17%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (10.17%) Deployment Automation
9 6 (10.17%) Facilities Management
9 6 (10.17%) Load Balancing
9 6 (10.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 27 (45.76%) Python
2 21 (35.59%) Java
3 15 (25.42%) Bash Shell
4 14 (23.73%) JavaScript
5 13 (22.03%) C#
6 6 (10.17%) Go
6 6 (10.17%) Perl
6 6 (10.17%) PowerShell
7 5 (8.47%) C
7 5 (8.47%) TypeScript
8 4 (6.78%) Scala
9 3 (5.08%) Ruby
10 2 (3.39%) PHP
11 1 (1.69%) Java 8
11 1 (1.69%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) SC Cleared
1 6 (10.17%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 41 (69.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 28 (47.46%) Terraform
2 18 (30.51%) Ansible
3 8 (13.56%) Puppet
4 6 (10.17%) CFEngine
4 6 (10.17%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (6.78%) HAProxy
5 4 (6.78%) Icinga
6 3 (5.08%) Grafana
7 2 (3.39%) Packer
7 2 (3.39%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 3 (5.08%) Oracle
2 2 (3.39%) Google
2 2 (3.39%) Zend
3 1 (1.69%) Alteryx
3 1 (1.69%) Databricks
3 1 (1.69%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.69%) Splunk
3 1 (1.69%) Twitter