Period
to 18 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 111 210
Rank change year-on-year +81 +99 +34
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 213 92 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 6.89% 2.20% 0.34%
As % of the Systems Management category 46.10% 16.73% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 206 80 17
Leeds median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,750 £46,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £64,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 Leeds with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 462 550 531
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 14.94% 13.13% 10.74%
Number of salaries quoted 411 477 442
Leeds median annual salary £50,000 £46,948 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.50% -1.16% +18.75%
10th Percentile £35,000 £29,200 £28,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £67,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Kubernetes as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in Leeds

Kubernetes
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Kubernetes in Leeds.

Salary trend for Kubernetes in Leeds

Kubernetes
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Kubernetes in Leeds over the 6 months to 18 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Kubernetes in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 186 (87.32%) Docker
2 120 (56.34%) DevOps
2 120 (56.34%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (46.01%) AWS
3 98 (46.01%) Java
4 85 (39.91%) Microservices
5 74 (34.74%) Terraform
5 74 (34.74%) Kafka
6 68 (31.92%) Software Engineering
7 62 (29.11%) Opscode Chef
8 61 (28.64%) JavaScript
9 60 (28.17%) Python
10 59 (27.70%) MySQL
11 57 (26.76%) Linux
11 57 (26.76%) Kotlin
12 53 (24.88%) Jenkins
13 50 (23.47%) Node.js
13 50 (23.47%) Spring
14 47 (22.07%) Puppet
14 47 (22.07%) Ansible
15 46 (21.60%) Spring Boot
16 44 (20.66%) React
16 44 (20.66%) Greenfield Project
17 43 (20.19%) RabbitMQ
17 43 (20.19%) Continuous Integration
18 42 (19.72%) Azure
19 37 (17.37%) Configuration Management
20 36 (16.90%) E-Commerce
20 36 (16.90%) Web Services
21 33 (15.49%) MongoDB

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 8 (3.76%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (2.35%) Apache
2 5 (2.35%) nginx
3 4 (1.88%) Apache ServiceMix
3 4 (1.88%) Confluence
3 4 (1.88%) IIS
3 4 (1.88%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.47%) JBoss
4 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (5.63%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 98 (46.01%) AWS
2 42 (19.72%) Azure
3 31 (14.55%) GCP
4 17 (7.98%) IaaS
5 11 (5.16%) GitHub
6 6 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (2.82%) PaaS
7 5 (2.35%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (1.88%) OpenShift
9 3 (1.41%) Serverless
10 2 (0.94%) SaaS
11 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.47%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.41%) DNS
1 3 (1.41%) FTP
1 3 (1.41%) HTTP
1 3 (1.41%) ICMP
2 1 (0.47%) Firewall
2 1 (0.47%) Network Security
2 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (27.70%) MySQL
2 33 (15.49%) MongoDB
3 16 (7.51%) NoSQL
4 15 (7.04%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (1.41%) Riak
6 2 (0.94%) Redis
7 1 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 53 (24.88%) Jenkins
2 30 (14.08%) Git (software)
3 18 (8.45%) SoapUI
4 15 (7.04%) Maven
5 11 (5.16%) Katalon Studio
6 9 (4.23%) CircleCI
7 5 (2.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (2.35%) GitLab
7 5 (2.35%) Mercurial
7 5 (2.35%) Subversion
7 5 (2.35%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (1.88%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.88%) JIRA
8 4 (1.88%) Mockito
8 4 (1.88%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (1.88%) SonarQube
8 4 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.94%) Codeship
9 2 (0.94%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.47%) webpack
General
1 31 (14.55%) Marketing
2 15 (7.04%) Finance
3 5 (2.35%) Public Sector
4 4 (1.88%) Banking
5 2 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (31.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 61 (28.64%) Software Engineer
3 58 (27.23%) Developer
4 39 (18.31%) Java Engineer
5 34 (15.96%) Java Software Engineer
6 17 (7.98%) React Developer
7 16 (7.51%) Senior Software Engineer
8 15 (7.04%) Senior Developer
9 14 (6.57%) Java Developer
10 13 (6.10%) Senior DevOps
10 13 (6.10%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 12 (5.63%) JavaScript Developer
12 11 (5.16%) Test Engineer
13 10 (4.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 9 (4.23%) PHP Developer
15 8 (3.76%) Platform Engineer
15 8 (3.76%) Senior Software Developer
15 8 (3.76%) Software Developer
16 7 (3.29%) Angular Developer
16 7 (3.29%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (34.74%) Kafka
2 50 (23.47%) Node.js
2 50 (23.47%) Spring
3 46 (21.60%) Spring Boot
4 44 (20.66%) React
5 43 (20.19%) RabbitMQ
6 36 (16.90%) Web Services
7 25 (11.74%) CSS
7 25 (11.74%) HTML
8 20 (9.39%) WebSockets
9 19 (8.92%) AngularJS
9 19 (8.92%) jQuery
9 19 (8.92%) XHTML
10 13 (6.10%) Elastic Stack
11 10 (4.69%) GraphQL
12 9 (4.23%) Symfony
13 7 (3.29%) .NET
13 7 (3.29%) Angular 2
13 7 (3.29%) SOAP
14 5 (2.35%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 44 (20.66%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (9.39%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (3.76%) Public Cloud
4 7 (3.29%) Algorithms
4 7 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.82%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.41%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.41%) W3C
8 2 (0.94%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.94%) User Experience
9 1 (0.47%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 57 (26.76%) Linux
2 11 (5.16%) Android
2 11 (5.16%) Apple iOS
3 8 (3.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (3.29%) Windows
5 3 (1.41%) CentOS
5 3 (1.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (56.34%) Agile Software Development
1 120 (56.34%) DevOps
2 85 (39.91%) Microservices
3 68 (31.92%) Software Engineering
4 43 (20.19%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (17.37%) Configuration Management
6 36 (16.90%) E-Commerce
7 29 (13.62%) Continuous Improvement
7 29 (13.62%) Software Delivery
7 29 (13.62%) TDD
8 26 (12.21%) Artificial Intelligence
9 25 (11.74%) High Availability
9 25 (11.74%) Scrum
10 22 (10.33%) Mentoring
11 21 (9.86%) Machine Learning
12 19 (8.92%) SDLC
13 18 (8.45%) Software Testing
14 17 (7.98%) Test Automation
15 16 (7.51%) Open Source
16 13 (6.10%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 98 (46.01%) Java
2 61 (28.64%) JavaScript
3 60 (28.17%) Python
4 57 (26.76%) Kotlin
5 30 (14.08%) Ruby
6 27 (12.68%) PHP
6 27 (12.68%) TypeScript
7 24 (11.27%) SQL
8 20 (9.39%) Go
9 18 (8.45%) Java 8
10 16 (7.51%) C#
11 9 (4.23%) Scala
12 8 (3.76%) Bash Shell
12 8 (3.76%) Perl
13 5 (2.35%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.88%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.47%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (5.63%) AWS Certification
2 2 (0.94%) RHCE
2 2 (0.94%) RHCSA
3 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 186 (87.32%) Docker
2 2 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 74 (34.74%) Terraform
2 62 (29.11%) Opscode Chef
3 47 (22.07%) Ansible
3 47 (22.07%) Puppet
4 14 (6.57%) Prometheus
5 11 (5.16%) Rancher
6 8 (3.76%) Kibana
6 8 (3.76%) logstash
7 5 (2.35%) Consul
7 5 (2.35%) Docker Swarm
7 5 (2.35%) Grafana
7 5 (2.35%) Graphite
7 5 (2.35%) Packer
8 2 (0.94%) CFEngine
8 2 (0.94%) Nagios
8 2 (0.94%) Opsview
9 1 (0.47%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (7.98%) Google
2 11 (5.16%) Rackspace
3 8 (3.76%) Microsoft
4 7 (3.29%) AppDynamics
5 6 (2.82%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.88%) ForgeRock
6 4 (1.88%) Splunk
7 3 (1.41%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.94%) Oracle
9 1 (0.47%) Cisco
9 1 (0.47%) Databricks
9 1 (0.47%) F5