Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
England > London
6 months to
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 32 69 184
Rank change year-on-year +37 +115 +233
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 3,475 2,573 1,351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.81% 4.14% 1.93%
As % of the Systems Management category 43.50% 31.05% 18.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2,759 2,088 1,167
London 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 £112,500 £97,500 £102,500
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 7,988 8,287 7,252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 15.66% 13.33% 10.37%
Number of salaries quoted 6,134 6,643 6,091
London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +5.77%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +22 708 £77,500 +3.33% 277
West London +73 131 £70,000 - 74
South London +31 77 £75,000 +15.38% 36
East London +7 25 £52,500 -25.00% 38
North London +1 5 £62,500 +4.17% 7
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 2,838 (81.67%) Docker
2 2,047 (58.91%) DevOps
3 2,001 (57.58%) AWS
4 1,575 (45.32%) Agile Software Development
5 1,541 (44.35%) Java
6 1,515 (43.60%) Python
7 1,247 (35.88%) Microservices
8 1,138 (32.75%) Azure
9 1,124 (32.35%) Terraform
10 967 (27.83%) Linux
11 947 (27.25%) Ansible
12 902 (25.96%) GCP
13 845 (24.32%) Finance
14 810 (23.31%) Jenkins
15 803 (23.11%) Software Engineering
16 765 (22.01%) JavaScript
17 679 (19.54%) TDD
18 596 (17.15%) SQL
19 593 (17.06%) Git (software)
20 587 (16.89%) Go
21 572 (16.46%) Puppet
22 524 (15.08%) Node.js
23 502 (14.45%) Continuous Integration
24 500 (14.39%) Fintech
25 490 (14.10%) Google
26 481 (13.84%) Kafka
27 472 (13.58%) React
28 466 (13.41%) Open Source
29 451 (12.98%) Scrum
29 451 (12.98%) Infrastructure as Code

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
1 286 (8.23%) Apache Spark
2 176 (5.06%) Elasticsearch
3 103 (2.96%) Apache
4 74 (2.13%) Confluence
5 59 (1.70%) Cloud Foundry
5 59 (1.70%) nginx
6 49 (1.41%) Tomcat
7 44 (1.27%) OpenStack
8 34 (0.98%) IIS
9 27 (0.78%) Apache Airflow
10 19 (0.55%) SharePoint
10 19 (0.55%) WordPress
11 17 (0.49%) Ethereum
11 17 (0.49%) SAS
12 13 (0.37%) Skype for Business
12 13 (0.37%) WebSphere
13 11 (0.32%) Luigi
14 10 (0.29%) Hyperledger
15 9 (0.26%) CMS
16 8 (0.23%) MTS
Applications
1 3 (0.086%) HipChat
1 3 (0.086%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.058%) Adobe Premiere
2 2 (0.058%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.058%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 52 (1.50%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
3 5 (0.14%) Quorum
3 5 (0.14%) R3 Corda
4 2 (0.058%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.029%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2,001 (57.58%) AWS
2 1,138 (32.75%) Azure
3 902 (25.96%) GCP
4 315 (9.06%) OpenShift
5 282 (8.12%) Serverless
6 267 (7.68%) AWS CloudFormation
7 212 (6.10%) AWS Lambda
8 195 (5.61%) Amazon EC2
9 183 (5.27%) PaaS
10 176 (5.06%) Amazon ECS
11 174 (5.01%) SaaS
12 170 (4.89%) GitHub
13 157 (4.52%) Amazon S3
14 129 (3.71%) Cloud Computing
15 82 (2.36%) IaaS
16 71 (2.04%) Amazon SQS
17 69 (1.99%) Amazon EKS
17 69 (1.99%) Amazon Kinesis
18 63 (1.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 58 (1.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 121 (3.48%) Firewall
2 71 (2.04%) Internet
3 67 (1.93%) VPN
4 43 (1.24%) HTTP
5 40 (1.15%) DNS
6 30 (0.86%) TCP/IP
7 19 (0.55%) Skype
7 19 (0.55%) SSL
8 17 (0.49%) Network Security
9 16 (0.46%) LAN
10 15 (0.43%) MPLS
10 15 (0.43%) WAN
11 12 (0.35%) DHCP
12 11 (0.32%) WLAN
13 10 (0.29%) Wireshark
14 6 (0.17%) IPFS
15 5 (0.14%) Calico
15 5 (0.14%) HTTPS
15 5 (0.14%) Reverse Proxy
16 4 (0.12%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 427 (12.29%) NoSQL
2 300 (8.63%) Big Data
3 296 (8.52%) PostgreSQL
4 210 (6.04%) MySQL
5 193 (5.55%) MongoDB
6 175 (5.04%) Redis
7 168 (4.83%) SQL Server
8 149 (4.29%) Apache Cassandra
9 148 (4.26%) Hadoop
10 145 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
11 141 (4.06%) Relational Database
12 119 (3.42%) Amazon Redshift
13 81 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 66 (1.90%) RDBMS
15 62 (1.78%) Blockchain
16 50 (1.44%) Neo4j
17 41 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
18 35 (1.01%) Apache Hive
19 33 (0.95%) Amazon Athena
20 26 (0.75%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 810 (23.31%) Jenkins
2 593 (17.06%) Git (software)
3 181 (5.21%) JIRA
4 170 (4.89%) TeamCity
5 157 (4.52%) GitLab
6 152 (4.37%) Artifactory
7 138 (3.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 123 (3.54%) Octopus Deploy
9 102 (2.94%) CircleCI
10 100 (2.88%) Maven
11 98 (2.82%) Vagrant
12 86 (2.47%) Bitbucket
12 86 (2.47%) Selenium
13 69 (1.99%) Cucumber
14 66 (1.90%) JUnit
15 64 (1.84%) SonarQube
16 54 (1.55%) Gradle
16 54 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
17 49 (1.41%) NUnit
18 47 (1.35%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 845 (24.32%) Finance
2 305 (8.78%) Banking
3 186 (5.35%) Front Office
4 126 (3.63%) Retail
5 113 (3.25%) Public Sector
6 98 (2.82%) Games
7 63 (1.81%) Marketing
8 54 (1.55%) Law
9 43 (1.24%) Investment Banking
10 39 (1.12%) Advertising
11 35 (1.01%) Manufacturing
12 30 (0.86%) Billing
13 29 (0.83%) Telecoms
14 18 (0.52%) Automotive
15 16 (0.46%) Legal
16 14 (0.40%) Financial Institution
17 11 (0.32%) Retail Banking
18 10 (0.29%) Retail Finance
19 9 (0.26%) Brand Awareness
20 7 (0.20%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1,000 (28.78%) Developer
2 932 (26.82%) DevOps Engineer
3 407 (11.71%) Java Developer
4 316 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 254 (7.31%) AWS Engineer
6 222 (6.39%) Senior Developer
7 200 (5.76%) Senior DevOps
8 188 (5.41%) Java Engineer
9 179 (5.15%) Architect
9 179 (5.15%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 168 (4.83%) Cloud Engineer
11 166 (4.78%) AWS DevOps
12 160 (4.60%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 159 (4.58%) Senior Software Engineer
14 153 (4.40%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 150 (4.32%) Java Software Engineer
16 119 (3.42%) Lead DevOps
17 118 (3.40%) Python Engineer
18 116 (3.34%) Python Developer
19 115 (3.31%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 524 (15.08%) Node.js
2 481 (13.84%) Kafka
3 472 (13.58%) React
4 412 (11.86%) REST
5 391 (11.25%) Web Services
6 390 (11.22%) Spring
7 389 (11.19%) .NET
8 373 (10.73%) RESTful
9 336 (9.67%) AngularJS
10 279 (8.03%) Spring Boot
11 228 (6.56%) HTML
12 208 (5.99%) CSS
13 151 (4.35%) Elastic Stack
14 149 (4.29%) .NET Core
15 132 (3.80%) RabbitMQ
16 125 (3.60%) HTML5
17 106 (3.05%) JSON
18 94 (2.71%) Redux
18 94 (2.71%) Vue.js
19 90 (2.59%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 297 (8.55%) Greenfield Project
2 204 (5.87%) Public Cloud
3 169 (4.86%) Cloud Native
4 148 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 137 (3.94%) Hedge funds
6 120 (3.45%) Fixed Income
7 102 (2.94%) Algorithms
8 99 (2.85%) User Experience
9 93 (2.68%) Hybrid Cloud
10 92 (2.65%) Data Structures
11 85 (2.45%) Blog
12 83 (2.39%) Mobile App
13 76 (2.19%) Derivative
14 75 (2.16%) Data Centre
15 73 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
16 62 (1.78%) Equity Derivative
17 55 (1.58%) Equities
18 52 (1.50%) Linux Command Line
19 38 (1.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
19 38 (1.09%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 967 (27.83%) Linux
2 279 (8.03%) Windows
3 241 (6.94%) Unix
4 100 (2.88%) Android
5 94 (2.71%) Apple iOS
6 79 (2.27%) CentOS
6 79 (2.27%) Mac OS X
7 56 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 36 (1.04%) Ubuntu
8 36 (1.04%) Windows Server
9 25 (0.72%) Mesosphere
10 13 (0.37%) Kali Linux
11 10 (0.29%) CoreOS
12 9 (0.26%) Debian
13 8 (0.23%) Fedora
14 6 (0.17%) VMS
15 5 (0.14%) Solaris
15 5 (0.14%) zOS
16 3 (0.086%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.086%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,047 (58.91%) DevOps
2 1,575 (45.32%) Agile Software Development
3 1,247 (35.88%) Microservices
4 803 (23.11%) Software Engineering
5 679 (19.54%) TDD
6 502 (14.45%) Continuous Integration
7 500 (14.39%) Fintech
8 466 (13.41%) Open Source
9 451 (12.98%) Infrastructure as Code
9 451 (12.98%) Scrum
10 413 (11.88%) Configuration Management
11 344 (9.90%) Test Automation
12 335 (9.64%) Problem-Solving
13 302 (8.69%) Machine Learning
14 286 (8.23%) Continuous Delivery
15 278 (8.00%) Computer Science
16 273 (7.86%) Mentoring
17 271 (7.80%) Analytics
18 261 (7.51%) BDD
19 252 (7.25%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 1,541 (44.35%) Java
2 1,515 (43.60%) Python
3 765 (22.01%) JavaScript
4 596 (17.15%) SQL
5 587 (16.89%) Go
6 398 (11.45%) C#
7 384 (11.05%) Bash Shell
8 375 (10.79%) Ruby
9 366 (10.53%) Java 8
10 307 (8.83%) Scala
11 237 (6.82%) PowerShell
12 220 (6.33%) C++
13 199 (5.73%) Kotlin
14 189 (5.44%) TypeScript
15 140 (4.03%) R
16 102 (2.94%) PHP
17 94 (2.71%) Perl
18 73 (2.10%) Shell Script
19 49 (1.41%) ES6
20 47 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 272 (7.83%) Degree
2 155 (4.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 52 (1.50%) AWS Certification
4 33 (0.95%) PhD
5 32 (0.92%) Security Cleared
6 28 (0.81%) Master's Degree
7 23 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (0.55%) CCNA
8 19 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (0.55%) SC Cleared
9 14 (0.40%) MCSE
10 13 (0.37%) SANS
11 12 (0.35%) CISSP
12 11 (0.32%) CCNP
13 10 (0.29%) CompTIA Security+
14 8 (0.23%) DV Cleared
14 8 (0.23%) GIAC
14 8 (0.23%) Linux+ Certification
14 8 (0.23%) Network+ Certification
14 8 (0.23%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 161 (4.63%) QA
2 22 (0.63%) SLA
3 17 (0.49%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 7 (0.20%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.17%) GDPR
6 4 (0.12%) MiFID
7 2 (0.058%) NCSC
8 1 (0.029%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.029%) PSD2
System Software
1 2,838 (81.67%) Docker
2 52 (1.50%) Active Directory
3 43 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (1.18%) VirtualBox
5 34 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
6 19 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 14 (0.40%) LXC
8 12 (0.35%) KVM
9 10 (0.29%) etcd
9 10 (0.29%) Hyper-V
10 7 (0.20%) NFS
10 7 (0.20%) OpenSSH
10 7 (0.20%) Xen
11 6 (0.17%) Firmware
11 6 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.14%) iptables
12 5 (0.14%) Varnish
12 5 (0.14%) vSphere
13 4 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (0.12%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1,124 (32.35%) Terraform
2 947 (27.25%) Ansible
3 572 (16.46%) Puppet
4 445 (12.81%) Opscode Chef
5 167 (4.81%) Prometheus
6 161 (4.63%) Docker Swarm
7 140 (4.03%) Packer
8 125 (3.60%) Grafana
9 114 (3.28%) Consul
10 95 (2.73%) Rancher
10 95 (2.73%) Salt
11 85 (2.45%) Istio
12 73 (2.10%) Mesos
13 63 (1.81%) Nagios
14 51 (1.47%) Kibana
15 42 (1.21%) Graphite
16 41 (1.18%) Marathon
17 37 (1.06%) ZABBIX
18 28 (0.81%) Opsview
19 25 (0.72%) Automic
Vendors
1 490 (14.10%) Google
2 151 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 101 (2.91%) Oracle
4 98 (2.82%) Splunk
5 84 (2.42%) Red Hat
6 70 (2.01%) VMware
7 54 (1.55%) WorldPay
8 51 (1.47%) IBM
9 47 (1.35%) Cloudera
10 45 (1.29%) Hortonworks
11 39 (1.12%) AppDynamics
12 34 (0.98%) Facebook
12 34 (0.98%) Talend
13 33 (0.95%) CyberArk
14 30 (0.86%) Informatica
15 25 (0.72%) Atlassian
16 24 (0.69%) Spotify
17 22 (0.63%) Dynatrace
17 22 (0.63%) SaltStack
18 21 (0.60%) PagerDuty