Period
to

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 23 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
England > London
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 15 16 31
Rank change year-on-year +1 +15 +23
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 9,895 4,191 3,270
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 14.07% 12.19% 8.44%
As % of the Systems Management category 64.86% 60.44% 48.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3,344 3,063 2,736
10th Percentile £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
25th Percentile £65,938 £63,750 £62,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £80,000 £79,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
75th Percentile £105,000 £96,250 £95,000
90th Percentile £120,000 £113,750 £113,750
England median annual salary £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +10.71% - +3.70%

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 15,256 6,934 6,762
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 21.69% 20.16% 17.46%
Number of salaries quoted 6,118 5,159 5,525
10th Percentile £45,000 £46,250 £42,500
25th Percentile £57,500 £58,810 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +3.57%
75th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £90,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £106,250 £105,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in London

Kubernetes
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Kubernetes in London

Kubernetes
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Kubernetes in London over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

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 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -3 715 £90,000 +5.88% 168
West London +15 329 £65,000 -7.14% 38
South London +11 244 £72,500 +11.54% 15
East London -5 77 £85,000 +17.24% 30
North London -2 47 - - 2
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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 6,810 (68.82%) Docker
2 5,291 (53.47%) AWS
3 5,070 (51.24%) Agile
4 4,357 (44.03%) Python
5 4,331 (43.77%) DevOps
6 4,288 (43.34%) CI/CD
7 3,960 (40.02%) Java
8 3,908 (39.49%) Microservices
9 3,519 (35.56%) Software Engineering
10 3,357 (33.93%) Azure
11 3,295 (33.30%) Terraform
12 2,995 (30.27%) Finance
13 2,944 (29.75%) GCP
14 2,686 (27.15%) JavaScript
15 2,596 (26.24%) React
16 2,437 (24.63%) Jenkins
17 2,269 (22.93%) TDD
18 2,229 (22.53%) Git (software)
19 2,117 (21.39%) Kafka
20 2,101 (21.23%) SQL
21 1,904 (19.24%) Linux
22 1,898 (19.18%) Infrastructure as Code
23 1,855 (18.75%) Ansible
24 1,848 (18.68%) Social Skills
25 1,821 (18.40%) Node.js
26 1,780 (17.99%) PostgreSQL
27 1,753 (17.72%) Mentoring
28 1,697 (17.15%) Test Automation
29 1,526 (15.42%) Full Stack Development
30 1,496 (15.12%) NoSQL

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
1 684 (6.91%) Elasticsearch
2 543 (5.49%) Apache Spark
3 330 (3.34%) Apache
3 330 (3.34%) Confluence
4 317 (3.20%) Apache Airflow
5 155 (1.57%) nginx
6 109 (1.10%) Tomcat
7 101 (1.02%) IIS
8 95 (0.96%) OpenStack
9 94 (0.95%) CMS
10 80 (0.81%) JBoss
11 72 (0.73%) Tornado
12 66 (0.67%) Jupyter
13 58 (0.59%) Apache Pulsar
14 55 (0.56%) Apache Solr
15 51 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
16 39 (0.39%) Jetty
17 37 (0.37%) Drupal
18 28 (0.28%) Camunda
19 24 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (0.25%) Sketch
2 21 (0.21%) MS Visio
3 19 (0.19%) Chatbot
4 14 (0.14%) Adobe XD
5 12 (0.12%) Photoshop
6 11 (0.11%) InVision
7 6 (0.061%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 5 (0.051%) Microsoft Office
9 4 (0.040%) CPLEX
10 3 (0.030%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.010%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 39 (0.39%) R3 Corda
2 32 (0.32%) Distributed Ledger
3 24 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
4 20 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 20 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
4 20 (0.20%) Shopify
5 6 (0.061%) Sentinel
6 3 (0.030%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.030%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.030%) SAP Hybris
7 2 (0.020%) Cloudability
8 1 (0.010%) Aligne
8 1 (0.010%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.010%) Endur
8 1 (0.010%) Loan IQ
8 1 (0.010%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
8 1 (0.010%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5,291 (53.47%) AWS
2 3,357 (33.93%) Azure
3 2,944 (29.75%) GCP
4 1,457 (14.72%) Serverless
5 919 (9.29%) GitHub
6 869 (8.78%) SaaS
7 769 (7.77%) AWS Lambda
8 729 (7.37%) AWS CloudFormation
9 566 (5.72%) OpenShift
10 536 (5.42%) Amazon S3
11 496 (5.01%) PaaS
12 457 (4.62%) Cloud Computing
13 416 (4.20%) Amazon EC2
14 395 (3.99%) Amazon ECS
15 391 (3.95%) Amazon EKS
16 319 (3.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 318 (3.21%) Cloud Functions
18 317 (3.20%) IaaS
19 265 (2.68%) GitHub Actions
20 230 (2.32%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 370 (3.74%) Internet
2 305 (3.08%) Firewall
3 275 (2.78%) HTTP
4 176 (1.78%) DNS
5 174 (1.76%) Broadband
6 120 (1.21%) VPN
7 106 (1.07%) Network Security
8 90 (0.91%) TCP/IP
9 64 (0.65%) PPP
10 59 (0.60%) DHCP
11 50 (0.51%) MQTT
12 41 (0.41%) WAN
13 40 (0.40%) Skype
14 37 (0.37%) SSL
15 35 (0.35%) IPsec
16 34 (0.34%) VLAN
17 33 (0.33%) SD-WAN
18 32 (0.32%) SSH
19 31 (0.31%) Software-Defined Networking
20 30 (0.30%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,780 (17.99%) PostgreSQL
2 1,496 (15.12%) NoSQL
3 1,052 (10.63%) MongoDB
4 967 (9.77%) MySQL
5 942 (9.52%) Relational Database
6 840 (8.49%) Big Data
7 750 (7.58%) Redis
8 596 (6.02%) SQL Server
9 433 (4.38%) BigQuery
10 428 (4.33%) Apache Cassandra
11 380 (3.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 308 (3.11%) Amazon Aurora
13 290 (2.93%) Hadoop
14 237 (2.40%) Amazon RDS
15 236 (2.39%) Flink
16 200 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
17 193 (1.95%) Amazon Redshift
18 192 (1.94%) RDBMS
19 147 (1.49%) Amazon Athena
20 121 (1.22%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 2,437 (24.63%) Jenkins
2 2,229 (22.53%) Git (software)
3 750 (7.58%) JIRA
4 621 (6.28%) GitLab
5 585 (5.91%) Maven
6 456 (4.61%) Gradle
7 405 (4.09%) TeamCity
8 393 (3.97%) CircleCI
9 356 (3.60%) Cypress.io
10 323 (3.26%) webpack
11 309 (3.12%) Octopus Deploy
12 292 (2.95%) Selenium
13 281 (2.84%) JUnit
14 248 (2.51%) Bitbucket
14 248 (2.51%) Subversion
15 220 (2.22%) Travis CI
16 217 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
17 187 (1.89%) Cucumber
18 185 (1.87%) Postman
19 178 (1.80%) SonarQube
General
1 2,995 (30.27%) Finance
2 1,848 (18.68%) Social Skills
3 984 (9.94%) Banking
4 894 (9.03%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 888 (8.97%) Retail
6 696 (7.03%) Games
7 552 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
8 441 (4.46%) Marketing
9 409 (4.13%) Manufacturing
10 297 (3.00%) Legal
11 260 (2.63%) Public Sector
12 208 (2.10%) Telecoms
13 153 (1.55%) Presentation Skills
14 146 (1.48%) Financial Institution
15 137 (1.38%) Advertising
16 126 (1.27%) Organisational Skills
17 123 (1.24%) Back Office
18 89 (0.90%) Tech for Good
19 83 (0.84%) Esports
19 83 (0.84%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2,563 (25.90%) Developer
2 1,945 (19.66%) Software Engineer
3 1,767 (17.86%) DevOps Engineer
4 828 (8.37%) Senior Software Engineer
5 802 (8.11%) Senior Developer
6 670 (6.77%) Java Engineer
7 627 (6.34%) Java Developer
8 602 (6.08%) Senior DevOps
9 565 (5.71%) Full Stack Developer
10 563 (5.69%) Cloud Engineer
11 541 (5.47%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 452 (4.57%) Architect
13 399 (4.03%) Data Engineer
14 363 (3.67%) Senior Java Engineer
15 308 (3.11%) AWS Engineer
16 267 (2.70%) Senior Java Developer
17 261 (2.64%) Software Developer
18 258 (2.61%) Lead Developer
19 239 (2.42%) Site Reliability Engineer
20 232 (2.34%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,596 (26.24%) React
2 2,117 (21.39%) Kafka
3 1,821 (18.40%) Node.js
4 1,421 (14.36%) Spring
5 1,208 (12.21%) REST
6 1,187 (12.00%) Spring Boot
7 1,156 (11.68%) RESTful
8 1,048 (10.59%) .NET
9 848 (8.57%) CSS
10 743 (7.51%) GraphQL
11 717 (7.25%) HTML
12 686 (6.93%) RabbitMQ
13 647 (6.54%) AngularJS
14 469 (4.74%) Redux
15 446 (4.51%) Django
16 441 (4.46%) .NET Core
17 414 (4.18%) ASP.NET
18 412 (4.16%) React Native
19 399 (4.03%) Jest
20 385 (3.89%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 917 (9.27%) Cloud Native
2 823 (8.32%) Algorithms
3 673 (6.80%) User Experience
4 608 (6.14%) Data Structures
5 547 (5.53%) Public Cloud
6 534 (5.40%) Greenfield Project
7 348 (3.52%) Mobile App
8 323 (3.26%) Life Science
9 320 (3.23%) Blog
10 308 (3.11%) Linux Command Line
11 300 (3.03%) Sports Betting
12 281 (2.84%) Self-Motivation
13 261 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
14 219 (2.21%) Social Media
15 216 (2.18%) Social Network
16 202 (2.04%) Virtual Team
17 150 (1.52%) Data Centre
18 147 (1.49%) Blockchain
19 145 (1.47%) Private Cloud
20 128 (1.29%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 1,904 (19.24%) Linux
2 620 (6.27%) Windows
3 574 (5.80%) Unix
4 140 (1.41%) Android
5 138 (1.39%) Windows Server
6 118 (1.19%) Mesosphere
7 104 (1.05%) Apple iOS
8 96 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 82 (0.83%) Ubuntu
10 78 (0.79%) VMS
11 54 (0.55%) CentOS
12 25 (0.25%) Mac OS
13 17 (0.17%) CoreOS
14 16 (0.16%) Debian
14 16 (0.16%) Windows 10
15 10 (0.10%) Mac OS X
16 8 (0.081%) Alpine Linux
16 8 (0.081%) Kali Linux
17 5 (0.051%) Amazon Linux
18 4 (0.040%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,070 (51.24%) Agile
2 4,331 (43.77%) DevOps
3 4,288 (43.34%) CI/CD
4 3,908 (39.49%) Microservices
5 3,519 (35.56%) Software Engineering
6 2,269 (22.93%) TDD
7 1,898 (19.18%) Infrastructure as Code
8 1,753 (17.72%) Mentoring
9 1,697 (17.15%) Test Automation
10 1,526 (15.42%) Full Stack Development
11 1,451 (14.66%) Problem-Solving
12 1,328 (13.42%) Scrum
13 1,132 (11.44%) Machine Learning
14 1,102 (11.14%) Data Science
15 1,072 (10.83%) Open Source
16 1,062 (10.73%) BDD
17 1,029 (10.40%) Continuous Integration
18 1,002 (10.13%) Pair Programming
19 980 (9.90%) Coaching
20 960 (9.70%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4,357 (44.03%) Python
2 3,960 (40.02%) Java
3 2,686 (27.15%) JavaScript
4 2,101 (21.23%) SQL
5 1,452 (14.67%) Go
6 1,424 (14.39%) TypeScript
7 1,024 (10.35%) C#
8 995 (10.06%) Bash
9 782 (7.90%) PowerShell
10 779 (7.87%) Ruby
11 681 (6.88%) Scala
12 644 (6.51%) Kotlin
13 369 (3.73%) Groovy
14 362 (3.66%) Rust
15 356 (3.60%) PHP
16 341 (3.45%) Shell Script
17 209 (2.11%) C++
18 207 (2.09%) ES6
19 184 (1.86%) Perl
20 150 (1.52%) C
Qualifications
1 805 (8.14%) Degree
2 330 (3.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 190 (1.92%) Security Cleared
4 139 (1.40%) SC Cleared
5 111 (1.12%) AWS Certification
6 94 (0.95%) Master's Degree
7 53 (0.54%) CISSP
8 50 (0.51%) DV Cleared
9 45 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
10 28 (0.28%) OCP
10 28 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
11 27 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
12 22 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
13 19 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
14 18 (0.18%) CISM
14 18 (0.18%) CRISC
15 16 (0.16%) GIAC
16 15 (0.15%) CEH
16 15 (0.15%) PMI Certification
16 15 (0.15%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 673 (6.80%) QA
2 104 (1.05%) Accessibility
3 99 (1.00%) SLA
4 88 (0.89%) GDPR
5 63 (0.64%) Data Quality
6 56 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 22 (0.22%) SOC 2
8 20 (0.20%) HIPAA
9 16 (0.16%) GxP
9 16 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 16 (0.16%) NIST
9 16 (0.16%) PCI DSS
10 11 (0.11%) IASME
11 9 (0.091%) Cyber Essentials
11 9 (0.091%) WCAG
12 8 (0.081%) PMO
13 7 (0.071%) SOC 1
14 6 (0.061%) PSD2
15 3 (0.030%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 2 (0.020%) GRC
System Software
1 6,810 (68.82%) Docker
2 191 (1.93%) Virtual Machines
3 111 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 86 (0.87%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 66 (0.67%) Active Directory
6 46 (0.46%) vSphere
7 40 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
8 32 (0.32%) Apache Flume
8 32 (0.32%) KVM
9 31 (0.31%) LXC
10 21 (0.21%) ISA Server
11 15 (0.15%) Hyper-V
12 14 (0.14%) zsh
13 13 (0.13%) NFS
14 11 (0.11%) Ceph
15 10 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
16 9 (0.091%) Xen
17 8 (0.081%) Firmware
18 7 (0.071%) Varnish
19 6 (0.061%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3,295 (33.30%) Terraform
2 1,855 (18.75%) Ansible
3 829 (8.38%) Puppet
4 759 (7.67%) Prometheus
5 709 (7.17%) Opscode Chef
6 570 (5.76%) Grafana
7 271 (2.74%) Istio
8 178 (1.80%) Docker Swarm
9 164 (1.66%) Consul
10 134 (1.35%) Kibana
11 118 (1.19%) Automic
12 106 (1.07%) logstash
13 103 (1.04%) Rancher
14 79 (0.80%) Packer
15 66 (0.67%) HAProxy
16 61 (0.62%) Kiali
17 56 (0.57%) Mesos
17 56 (0.57%) ZABBIX
18 52 (0.53%) Graphite
19 46 (0.46%) Fortio
Vendors
1 1,440 (14.55%) Google
2 685 (6.92%) Microsoft
3 382 (3.86%) Splunk
4 367 (3.71%) Oracle
5 239 (2.42%) Twitter
6 138 (1.39%) VMware
7 114 (1.15%) Red Hat
8 88 (0.89%) AppDynamics
9 80 (0.81%) BT
10 79 (0.80%) Cisco
10 79 (0.80%) New Relic
11 78 (0.79%) Spotify
12 74 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
13 73 (0.74%) Sun
14 65 (0.66%) Databricks
14 65 (0.66%) Facebook
15 63 (0.64%) Atlassian
15 63 (0.64%) ServiceNow
16 62 (0.63%) SaltStack
17 61 (0.62%) Confluent