Period
to 27 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 27 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Kubernetes (K8s)
England > London
6 months to
27 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 147 265
Rank change year-on-year +96 +118 +403
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 2,956 1,658 909
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 5.09% 2.39% 1.32%
As % of the Systems Management category 35.65% 21.12% 12.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2,452 1,416 753
London median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -3.45%
10th Percentile £50,800 £50,000 £45,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £97,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% -3.70% -6.90%

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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 8,291 7,851 7,193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.27% 11.33% 10.45%
Number of salaries quoted 6,675 6,508 5,980
London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £98,750 £92,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in London

Kubernetes
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Kubernetes in London

Kubernetes
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Kubernetes in London over the 6 months to 27 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Kubernetes in London

Kubernetes
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kubernetes within the London region over the 6 months to 27 May 2019. 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
Central London +125 745 £75,000 +3.45% 79
West London +73 73 £71,250 +1.79% 23
South London +26 42 £65,000 - 13
East London +33 13 £80,000 +16.36% 7
North London +18 6 £65,000 -10.34% 2
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 London region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 2,399 (81.16%) Docker
2 1,803 (60.99%) DevOps
3 1,755 (59.37%) Amazon AWS
4 1,316 (44.52%) Agile Software Development
5 1,294 (43.78%) Python
6 1,211 (40.97%) Java
7 1,002 (33.90%) Linux
8 961 (32.51%) Microservices
9 956 (32.34%) Microsoft Azure
10 941 (31.83%) Ansible
11 939 (31.77%) Terraform
12 745 (25.20%) Jenkins
13 691 (23.38%) Google Cloud Platform
14 647 (21.89%) Software Engineering
15 634 (21.45%) Finance
16 621 (21.01%) Puppet
17 532 (18.00%) JavaScript
18 483 (16.34%) Opscode Chef
19 466 (15.76%) Git (software)
20 465 (15.73%) Continuous Integration
21 464 (15.70%) TDD
22 448 (15.16%) Bash Shell
23 443 (14.99%) Spring
24 414 (14.01%) Configuration Management
25 390 (13.19%) Fintech
26 386 (13.06%) Open Source
27 374 (12.65%) SQL
28 370 (12.52%) Kafka
29 357 (12.08%) Go
30 355 (12.01%) Google

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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
1 191 (6.46%) Elasticsearch
2 159 (5.38%) Apache Spark
3 108 (3.65%) Apache
4 93 (3.15%) Tomcat
5 81 (2.74%) Confluence
6 68 (2.30%) OpenStack
7 45 (1.52%) nginx
8 37 (1.25%) WebLogic
9 36 (1.22%) IIS
10 35 (1.18%) Cloud Foundry
11 25 (0.85%) WebSphere
12 16 (0.54%) Apache Solr
13 15 (0.51%) CMS
14 13 (0.44%) JBoss
14 13 (0.44%) Skype for Business
15 12 (0.41%) Apache Airflow
15 12 (0.41%) Hyperledger
16 11 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 10 (0.34%) SharePoint
18 7 (0.24%) Tornado
Applications
1 9 (0.30%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.068%) EngageOne
2 2 (0.068%) HipChat
2 2 (0.068%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.068%) SPSS
2 2 (0.068%) Stata
3 1 (0.034%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.034%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.034%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.034%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 46 (1.56%) Payment Gateway
2 9 (0.30%) Temenos T24
3 7 (0.24%) Distributed Ledger
4 5 (0.17%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.14%) Magento
6 2 (0.068%) Exstream
6 2 (0.068%) PolarLake
7 1 (0.034%) BigMachines
7 1 (0.034%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.034%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.034%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 1,755 (59.37%) Amazon AWS
2 956 (32.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 691 (23.38%) Google Cloud Platform
4 224 (7.58%) OpenShift
5 218 (7.37%) AWS CloudFormation
6 215 (7.27%) Serverless
7 213 (7.21%) PaaS
8 164 (5.55%) SaaS
9 161 (5.45%) Amazon EC2
10 158 (5.35%) IaaS
11 141 (4.77%) Amazon S3
12 136 (4.60%) AWS Lambda
13 106 (3.59%) GitHub
14 89 (3.01%) Cloud Computing
15 88 (2.98%) Amazon SQS
16 65 (2.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 62 (2.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 46 (1.56%) Route 53
19 41 (1.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
20 33 (1.12%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 128 (4.33%) Firewall
2 48 (1.62%) HTTP
3 47 (1.59%) VPN
4 42 (1.42%) TCP/IP
5 38 (1.29%) Internet
6 33 (1.12%) Network Security
7 29 (0.98%) DNS
8 23 (0.78%) LAN
8 23 (0.78%) WAN
9 17 (0.58%) SAN
10 13 (0.44%) Skype
10 13 (0.44%) WLAN
11 12 (0.41%) VLAN
12 11 (0.37%) MPLS
13 9 (0.30%) AMQP
14 8 (0.27%) NetScaler
15 7 (0.24%) BIG-IP
15 7 (0.24%) DMZ
16 6 (0.20%) Cisco ASA
16 6 (0.20%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 269 (9.10%) NoSQL
2 258 (8.73%) Big Data
3 214 (7.24%) MongoDB
3 214 (7.24%) PostgreSQL
4 192 (6.50%) SQL Server
5 156 (5.28%) MySQL
6 129 (4.36%) Apache Cassandra
7 122 (4.13%) Amazon RDS
8 119 (4.03%) Hadoop
9 88 (2.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 85 (2.88%) Relational Database
11 71 (2.40%) Amazon Redshift
12 70 (2.37%) Redis
13 64 (2.17%) Blockchain
14 31 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
15 26 (0.88%) RDBMS
16 24 (0.81%) Apache Hive
17 23 (0.78%) HBase
17 23 (0.78%) SQL Server 2016
18 19 (0.64%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 745 (25.20%) Jenkins
2 466 (15.76%) Git (software)
3 210 (7.10%) TeamCity
4 175 (5.92%) Maven
5 164 (5.55%) GitLab
6 129 (4.36%) Gradle
7 122 (4.13%) Octopus Deploy
8 121 (4.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 119 (4.03%) JIRA
10 94 (3.18%) Selenium
11 93 (3.15%) Travis CI
12 87 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
13 84 (2.84%) Bitbucket
14 70 (2.37%) Artifactory
15 67 (2.27%) CircleCI
16 65 (2.20%) Cucumber
16 65 (2.20%) Visual Studio Team System
17 52 (1.76%) Vagrant
18 50 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
19 43 (1.45%) SonarQube
General
1 634 (21.45%) Finance
2 183 (6.19%) Banking
3 96 (3.25%) Retail
4 95 (3.21%) Law
5 79 (2.67%) Games
6 56 (1.89%) Front Office
7 49 (1.66%) Marketing
8 48 (1.62%) Telecoms
9 47 (1.59%) Publishing
10 46 (1.56%) Legal
11 32 (1.08%) Financial Institution
12 28 (0.95%) Investment Banking
13 27 (0.91%) Advertising
14 15 (0.51%) Manufacturing
15 14 (0.47%) Electronics
16 13 (0.44%) Automotive
17 10 (0.34%) Back Office
18 9 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
19 7 (0.24%) Digital Economy
20 6 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 908 (30.72%) DevOps Engineer
2 897 (30.35%) Developer
3 404 (13.67%) Java Developer
4 315 (10.66%) AWS Engineer
5 248 (8.39%) AWS DevOps
6 236 (7.98%) Senior DevOps
7 199 (6.73%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 194 (6.56%) Senior Developer
9 192 (6.50%) Software Engineer
10 188 (6.36%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 187 (6.33%) Architect
11 187 (6.33%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 172 (5.82%) Cloud Engineer
13 141 (4.77%) Java Engineer
14 122 (4.13%) Platform Engineer
15 104 (3.52%) Python Engineer
16 102 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
17 99 (3.35%) Site Reliability Engineer
18 97 (3.28%) Senior Java Developer
19 94 (3.18%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 443 (14.99%) Spring
2 370 (12.52%) Kafka
3 329 (11.13%) Node.js
4 320 (10.83%) .NET
5 316 (10.69%) React
5 316 (10.69%) Web Services
6 297 (10.05%) AngularJS
7 263 (8.90%) REST
8 258 (8.73%) Spring Boot
9 231 (7.81%) RESTful
10 194 (6.56%) HTML
11 155 (5.24%) CSS
12 143 (4.84%) .NET Core
13 138 (4.67%) Elastic Stack
14 113 (3.82%) Redux
15 108 (3.65%) ASP.NET
16 96 (3.25%) ASP.NET Web API
17 94 (3.18%) Vue.js
18 91 (3.08%) RabbitMQ
19 89 (3.01%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 390 (13.19%) Fintech
2 204 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
3 151 (5.11%) Data Centre
4 142 (4.80%) Public Cloud
5 136 (4.60%) Cloud Native
6 114 (3.86%) User Experience
7 108 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
7 108 (3.65%) Hybrid Cloud
8 106 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
9 87 (2.94%) Mobile App
10 80 (2.71%) Algorithms
11 46 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
12 45 (1.52%) Hedge funds
13 43 (1.45%) Data Structures
14 42 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
14 42 (1.42%) Virtual Team
15 29 (0.98%) Blog
16 28 (0.95%) Renewable Energy
17 27 (0.91%) PlayStation
17 27 (0.91%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1,002 (33.90%) Linux
2 268 (9.07%) Windows
3 127 (4.30%) Unix
4 91 (3.08%) Ubuntu
5 76 (2.57%) CentOS
6 66 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 53 (1.79%) Apple iOS
8 50 (1.69%) Android
9 46 (1.56%) Windows Server
10 27 (0.91%) Debian
10 27 (0.91%) Mesosphere
11 21 (0.71%) Fedora
12 20 (0.68%) SUSE
13 16 (0.54%) CoreOS
14 12 (0.41%) Mac OS X
15 8 (0.27%) Mac OS
15 8 (0.27%) VyOS
15 8 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
16 7 (0.24%) Data ONTAP
17 5 (0.17%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,803 (60.99%) DevOps
2 1,316 (44.52%) Agile Software Development
3 961 (32.51%) Microservices
4 647 (21.89%) Software Engineering
5 465 (15.73%) Continuous Integration
6 464 (15.70%) TDD
7 414 (14.01%) Configuration Management
8 386 (13.06%) Open Source
9 327 (11.06%) Continuous Delivery
10 326 (11.03%) Infrastructure as Code
11 314 (10.62%) Scrum
12 277 (9.37%) Artificial Intelligence
12 277 (9.37%) Machine Learning
13 233 (7.88%) Test Automation
14 231 (7.81%) BDD
15 217 (7.34%) Mentoring
16 191 (6.46%) Computer Science
17 189 (6.39%) Problem-Solving
18 186 (6.29%) E-Commerce
19 170 (5.75%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 1,294 (43.78%) Python
2 1,211 (40.97%) Java
3 532 (18.00%) JavaScript
4 448 (15.16%) Bash Shell
5 374 (12.65%) SQL
6 357 (12.08%) Go
7 346 (11.71%) Ruby
8 278 (9.40%) C#
9 206 (6.97%) Java 8
10 192 (6.50%) Scala
11 186 (6.29%) PowerShell
12 107 (3.62%) Perl
13 104 (3.52%) C++
14 96 (3.25%) Kotlin
15 94 (3.18%) TypeScript
16 87 (2.94%) PHP
17 85 (2.88%) Groovy
18 64 (2.17%) Shell Script
19 47 (1.59%) Clojure
20 40 (1.35%) ES6
Qualifications
1 216 (7.31%) Degree
2 83 (2.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 73 (2.47%) AWS Certification
4 52 (1.76%) Security Cleared
5 44 (1.49%) Numerate Degree
6 36 (1.22%) SC Cleared
7 25 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (0.61%) Master's Degree
8 18 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (0.58%) CISSP
10 15 (0.51%) CCNA
11 13 (0.44%) CCNP
12 12 (0.41%) CISM
12 12 (0.41%) TOGAF Certification
13 11 (0.37%) MCSE
14 10 (0.34%) RHCSA
15 9 (0.30%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 9 (0.30%) PhD
16 8 (0.27%) RHCE
17 7 (0.24%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (4.84%) QA
2 23 (0.78%) Data Quality
3 21 (0.71%) GDPR
4 15 (0.51%) MiFID
5 11 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.27%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.24%) SLA
8 4 (0.14%) PSD2
System Software
1 2,399 (81.16%) Docker
2 70 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (1.52%) Active Directory
4 42 (1.42%) Hyper-V
5 25 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
6 21 (0.71%) HDFS
7 16 (0.54%) vSphere
8 14 (0.47%) VirtualBox
9 13 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
10 9 (0.30%) KVM
10 9 (0.30%) NFS
10 9 (0.30%) Varnish
11 6 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 5 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.14%) Apache Flume
13 4 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.14%) VMware NSX
13 4 (0.14%) XenApp
14 3 (0.10%) Xen
14 3 (0.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 941 (31.83%) Ansible
2 939 (31.77%) Terraform
3 621 (21.01%) Puppet
4 483 (16.34%) Opscode Chef
5 169 (5.72%) Prometheus
6 116 (3.92%) Docker Swarm
7 106 (3.59%) Salt
8 87 (2.94%) Packer
9 83 (2.81%) Grafana
10 69 (2.33%) Rancher
11 62 (2.10%) Nagios
12 58 (1.96%) Mesos
13 48 (1.62%) Consul
14 37 (1.25%) ZABBIX
15 28 (0.95%) Automic
16 27 (0.91%) Marathon
17 20 (0.68%) HAProxy
17 20 (0.68%) Kibana
18 18 (0.61%) logstash
19 17 (0.58%) Istio
Vendors
1 355 (12.01%) Google
2 152 (5.14%) Microsoft
3 142 (4.80%) Oracle
4 138 (4.67%) Red Hat
5 110 (3.72%) Splunk
6 87 (2.94%) VMware
7 43 (1.45%) IBM
7 43 (1.45%) WorldPay
8 41 (1.39%) Atlassian
9 39 (1.32%) SaltStack
10 32 (1.08%) AppDynamics
11 29 (0.98%) New Relic
12 28 (0.95%) Spotify
13 25 (0.85%) SAP
14 24 (0.81%) Dynatrace
15 23 (0.78%) Pega
16 21 (0.71%) Cisco
17 20 (0.68%) Apple
17 20 (0.68%) MuleSoft
18 15 (0.51%) Databricks