Period
to 9 April 2020

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 9 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
England > London
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 31 60 156
Rank change year-on-year +29 +96 +156
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 3,573 2,855 1,594
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 7.53% 4.66% 2.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 46.17% 33.36% 20.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3,120 2,563 1,421
Median annual salary £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.90% +3.57% +3.70%
10th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £48,750
90th Percentile £111,250 £100,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% -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 7,738 8,559 7,832
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 16.32% 13.98% 11.22%
Number of salaries quoted 6,125 6,871 6,545
Median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £38,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £96,250 £92,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +4.76%

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 9 April 2020.

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 9 April 2020. 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 +21 828 £80,000 +6.67% 168
West London +69 171 £65,000 -10.34% 54
South London +45 76 £75,000 +15.38% 25
East London +8 23 £65,000 -7.14% 17
North London -12 3 £67,500 +3.85% 4
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 9 April 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 London region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 2,889 (80.86%) Docker
2 1,991 (55.72%) AWS
3 1,942 (54.35%) DevOps
4 1,656 (46.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1,502 (42.04%) Java
6 1,393 (38.99%) Python
7 1,239 (34.68%) Microservices
8 1,139 (31.88%) Azure
9 1,095 (30.65%) Terraform
10 916 (25.64%) Finance
11 911 (25.50%) Ansible
12 910 (25.47%) GCP
13 871 (24.38%) Linux
14 839 (23.48%) Software Engineering
15 822 (23.01%) JavaScript
16 773 (21.63%) TDD
17 713 (19.96%) Jenkins
18 641 (17.94%) Git (software)
19 627 (17.55%) SQL
20 587 (16.43%) Fintech
21 579 (16.20%) Node.js
22 572 (16.01%) React
23 515 (14.41%) NoSQL
24 500 (13.99%) Scrum
25 499 (13.97%) .NET
26 479 (13.41%) Go
27 466 (13.04%) Kafka
28 449 (12.57%) Google
28 449 (12.57%) C#
29 433 (12.12%) Puppet

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
1 225 (6.30%) Apache Spark
2 160 (4.48%) Elasticsearch
3 109 (3.05%) Apache
4 95 (2.66%) Confluence
5 65 (1.82%) Tomcat
6 64 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
7 38 (1.06%) OpenStack
8 36 (1.01%) Apache Airflow
9 30 (0.84%) nginx
10 21 (0.59%) SharePoint
11 17 (0.48%) WebSphere
11 17 (0.48%) WordPress
12 15 (0.42%) IIS
13 13 (0.36%) WebLogic
14 11 (0.31%) Jupyter
15 10 (0.28%) Hyperledger
15 10 (0.28%) Skype for Business
16 8 (0.22%) CMS
17 7 (0.20%) JBoss
17 7 (0.20%) Luigi
Applications
1 4 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 4 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.056%) HipChat
2 2 (0.056%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.028%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.028%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
2 14 (0.39%) Distributed Ledger
3 5 (0.14%) Magento
4 3 (0.084%) Sentinel
4 3 (0.084%) Tesseract
5 2 (0.056%) R3 Corda
6 1 (0.028%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.028%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,991 (55.72%) AWS
2 1,139 (31.88%) Azure
3 910 (25.47%) GCP
4 299 (8.37%) OpenShift
5 295 (8.26%) Serverless
6 211 (5.91%) SaaS
7 208 (5.82%) AWS CloudFormation
8 186 (5.21%) AWS Lambda
9 172 (4.81%) GitHub
10 153 (4.28%) PaaS
11 152 (4.25%) Amazon EC2
12 151 (4.23%) Amazon ECS
13 131 (3.67%) Amazon S3
14 117 (3.27%) Cloud Computing
15 101 (2.83%) Amazon EKS
16 72 (2.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 69 (1.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 59 (1.65%) Amazon EMR
19 51 (1.43%) Amazon Kinesis
20 47 (1.32%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 87 (2.43%) Firewall
2 56 (1.57%) Internet
3 46 (1.29%) HTTP
4 35 (0.98%) DNS
5 31 (0.87%) VPN
6 29 (0.81%) TCP/IP
7 27 (0.76%) Network Security
8 14 (0.39%) WAN
9 13 (0.36%) LAN
10 12 (0.34%) MPLS
10 12 (0.34%) Skype
11 10 (0.28%) WLAN
12 9 (0.25%) Calico
12 9 (0.25%) OpenVPN
12 9 (0.25%) Reverse Proxy
13 8 (0.22%) DHCP
14 7 (0.20%) SSL
15 6 (0.17%) RTP
15 6 (0.17%) VoIP
15 6 (0.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 515 (14.41%) NoSQL
2 308 (8.62%) PostgreSQL
3 260 (7.28%) Big Data
4 247 (6.91%) MySQL
5 239 (6.69%) SQL Server
6 222 (6.21%) MongoDB
7 135 (3.78%) Redis
8 133 (3.72%) Hadoop
9 119 (3.33%) Amazon Redshift
9 119 (3.33%) Relational Database
10 113 (3.16%) Apache Cassandra
11 106 (2.97%) Amazon RDS
12 92 (2.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 63 (1.76%) Blockchain
14 56 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
15 51 (1.43%) Neo4j
15 51 (1.43%) RDBMS
16 43 (1.20%) Amazon Athena
17 32 (0.90%) Apache Hive
17 32 (0.90%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 713 (19.96%) Jenkins
2 641 (17.94%) Git (software)
3 191 (5.35%) JIRA
4 174 (4.87%) GitLab
5 141 (3.95%) TeamCity
6 140 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 106 (2.97%) Selenium
8 100 (2.80%) Artifactory
9 89 (2.49%) Octopus Deploy
10 86 (2.41%) Maven
11 83 (2.32%) CircleCI
12 81 (2.27%) Bitbucket
13 78 (2.18%) Vagrant
14 72 (2.02%) JUnit
15 65 (1.82%) Cucumber
16 53 (1.48%) SonarQube
17 47 (1.32%) webpack
18 45 (1.26%) NUnit
19 42 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
20 39 (1.09%) Mockito
General
1 916 (25.64%) Finance
2 309 (8.65%) Banking
3 161 (4.51%) Retail
4 137 (3.83%) Front Office
5 120 (3.36%) Public Sector
6 119 (3.33%) Games
7 48 (1.34%) Marketing
8 41 (1.15%) Manufacturing
9 40 (1.12%) Investment Banking
10 32 (0.90%) Law
11 27 (0.76%) Advertising
12 24 (0.67%) Legal
13 21 (0.59%) Telecoms
14 15 (0.42%) Back Office
14 15 (0.42%) Billing
14 15 (0.42%) Financial Institution
15 14 (0.39%) Automotive
16 10 (0.28%) Retail Finance
17 9 (0.25%) Retail Banking
18 8 (0.22%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 1,081 (30.25%) Developer
2 896 (25.08%) DevOps Engineer
3 456 (12.76%) Java Developer
4 363 (10.16%) Software Engineer
5 285 (7.98%) Senior Developer
6 279 (7.81%) AWS Engineer
7 241 (6.75%) Java Engineer
8 198 (5.54%) AWS DevOps
9 191 (5.35%) Architect
10 181 (5.07%) Java Software Engineer
11 174 (4.87%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 173 (4.84%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 161 (4.51%) Senior DevOps
14 159 (4.45%) Senior Java Developer
15 153 (4.28%) Senior Software Engineer
16 147 (4.11%) Site Reliability Engineer
17 143 (4.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 137 (3.83%) React Developer
19 131 (3.67%) Cloud Engineer
19 131 (3.67%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 579 (16.20%) Node.js
2 572 (16.01%) React
3 499 (13.97%) .NET
4 466 (13.04%) Kafka
5 413 (11.56%) AngularJS
6 402 (11.25%) Spring
7 356 (9.96%) REST
8 354 (9.91%) RESTful
9 332 (9.29%) Web Services
10 282 (7.89%) Spring Boot
11 253 (7.08%) HTML
12 239 (6.69%) CSS
13 185 (5.18%) .NET Core
14 129 (3.61%) HTML5
15 123 (3.44%) Redux
16 108 (3.02%) JSON
17 107 (2.99%) Elastic Stack
17 107 (2.99%) RabbitMQ
18 100 (2.80%) GraphQL
19 96 (2.69%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 246 (6.88%) Greenfield Project
2 198 (5.54%) Public Cloud
3 180 (5.04%) Cloud Native
4 134 (3.75%) Hedge funds
5 121 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
6 110 (3.08%) User Experience
7 107 (2.99%) Data Structures
8 85 (2.38%) Blog
9 82 (2.29%) Algorithms
10 76 (2.13%) Fixed Income
11 75 (2.10%) Mobile App
12 71 (1.99%) Derivative
13 68 (1.90%) Equity Derivative
13 68 (1.90%) Hybrid Cloud
14 64 (1.79%) Equities
15 60 (1.68%) Data Centre
16 57 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
17 50 (1.40%) Linux Command Line
18 39 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
19 37 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 871 (24.38%) Linux
2 236 (6.61%) Unix
3 199 (5.57%) Windows
4 100 (2.80%) Mac OS X
5 92 (2.57%) Android
6 90 (2.52%) Apple iOS
7 71 (1.99%) CentOS
8 47 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 39 (1.09%) Ubuntu
10 23 (0.64%) Windows Server
11 14 (0.39%) CoreOS
11 14 (0.39%) VMS
12 9 (0.25%) Kali Linux
13 7 (0.20%) Fedora
14 6 (0.17%) Debian
14 6 (0.17%) zOS
15 4 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
16 3 (0.084%) Solaris
17 2 (0.056%) Mesosphere
18 1 (0.028%) RancherOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,942 (54.35%) DevOps
2 1,656 (46.35%) Agile Software Development
3 1,239 (34.68%) Microservices
4 839 (23.48%) Software Engineering
5 773 (21.63%) TDD
6 587 (16.43%) Fintech
7 500 (13.99%) Scrum
8 426 (11.92%) Open Source
9 423 (11.84%) Continuous Integration
10 411 (11.50%) Infrastructure as Code
11 386 (10.80%) Configuration Management
12 385 (10.78%) Test Automation
13 354 (9.91%) BDD
14 294 (8.23%) Problem-Solving
15 293 (8.20%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 291 (8.14%) Machine Learning
17 289 (8.09%) Mentoring
18 275 (7.70%) Analytics
19 259 (7.25%) Continuous Delivery
20 247 (6.91%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1,502 (42.04%) Java
2 1,393 (38.99%) Python
3 822 (23.01%) JavaScript
4 627 (17.55%) SQL
5 479 (13.41%) Go
6 449 (12.57%) C#
7 426 (11.92%) Java 8
8 342 (9.57%) Ruby
9 337 (9.43%) Bash Shell
10 290 (8.12%) Scala
11 210 (5.88%) PowerShell
12 187 (5.23%) Kotlin
13 182 (5.09%) TypeScript
14 165 (4.62%) C++
15 104 (2.91%) R
16 96 (2.69%) Perl
17 94 (2.63%) PHP
18 64 (1.79%) ES6
18 64 (1.79%) Shell Script
19 60 (1.68%) C
Qualifications
1 220 (6.16%) Degree
2 120 (3.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (0.98%) AWS Certification
4 34 (0.95%) Security Cleared
5 33 (0.92%) PhD
6 26 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
7 24 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 23 (0.64%) CCNA
8 23 (0.64%) CISSP
9 21 (0.59%) SC Cleared
10 17 (0.48%) MCSE
10 17 (0.48%) SANS
11 16 (0.45%) GIAC
12 12 (0.34%) CCNP
12 12 (0.34%) CompTIA Security+
13 11 (0.31%) DV Cleared
13 11 (0.31%) Linux+ Certification
13 11 (0.31%) Master's Degree
13 11 (0.31%) Network+ Certification
13 11 (0.31%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (4.17%) QA
2 18 (0.50%) SLA
3 13 (0.36%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.14%) GDPR
5 4 (0.11%) MiFID
5 4 (0.11%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.028%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.028%) PMO
System Software
1 2,889 (80.86%) Docker
2 47 (1.32%) VirtualBox
3 42 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
4 34 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (0.62%) Active Directory
6 18 (0.50%) LXC
7 14 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 12 (0.34%) vSphere
9 9 (0.25%) KVM
10 8 (0.22%) Hyper-V
11 7 (0.20%) NFS
11 7 (0.20%) Samba
11 7 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (0.20%) Xen
12 6 (0.17%) etcd
12 6 (0.17%) Firmware
12 6 (0.17%) Kamailio
13 4 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.056%) Virtual Servers
15 1 (0.028%) Alluxio
Systems Management
1 1,095 (30.65%) Terraform
2 911 (25.50%) Ansible
3 433 (12.12%) Puppet
4 338 (9.46%) Opscode Chef
5 155 (4.34%) Prometheus
6 123 (3.44%) Grafana
7 121 (3.39%) Docker Swarm
8 115 (3.22%) Packer
9 73 (2.04%) Salt
10 72 (2.02%) Istio
11 57 (1.60%) Consul
12 55 (1.54%) Mesos
13 46 (1.29%) Marathon
14 43 (1.20%) Kibana
15 40 (1.12%) Rancher
16 38 (1.06%) Nagios
17 24 (0.67%) ZABBIX
18 21 (0.59%) Icinga
19 20 (0.56%) Graphite
20 17 (0.48%) Kubeflow
Vendors
1 449 (12.57%) Google
2 154 (4.31%) Microsoft
3 112 (3.13%) Red Hat
4 107 (2.99%) Oracle
5 71 (1.99%) IBM
6 60 (1.68%) Splunk
7 56 (1.57%) VMware
8 49 (1.37%) Cloudera
9 46 (1.29%) Hortonworks
10 36 (1.01%) Atlassian
11 33 (0.92%) Talend
12 30 (0.84%) Informatica
13 25 (0.70%) AppDynamics
14 23 (0.64%) Tableau
15 21 (0.59%) Foundry
16 19 (0.53%) Sybase
17 18 (0.50%) Databricks
17 18 (0.50%) SAP
18 16 (0.45%) Facebook
18 16 (0.45%) SaltStack