Period
to 19 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 24 36 107
Rank change year-on-year +12 +71 +21
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 494 183 179
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 8.87% 7.05% 2.77%
As % of the Systems Management category 49.01% 45.52% 23.37%
Number of salaries quoted 404 168 131
10th Percentile £44,125 £36,250 £40,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,206 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.21% -7.99% +20.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £64,063 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £74,475 £81,250
North West median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% -8.33% +14.29%

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 Manchester with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,008 402 766
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.09% 15.50% 11.85%
Number of salaries quoted 754 350 630
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £30,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £44,178 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £77,500 £62,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £72,500 £75,000
North West median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +10.53% -

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in Manchester

Kubernetes
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Kubernetes in Manchester

Kubernetes
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Kubernetes in Manchester over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Kubernetes in Manchester

Kubernetes
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kubernetes within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 19 October 2021. 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
Wigan - 4 £77,500 - 2
Salford -5 2 £41,250 -8.33% 8
Stockport +1 1 - -
Kubernetes
North West

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 384 (77.73%) Docker
2 377 (76.32%) DevOps
3 359 (72.67%) AWS
4 306 (61.94%) Terraform
5 305 (61.74%) Agile Software Development
6 243 (49.19%) Azure
7 185 (37.45%) Python
8 158 (31.98%) Software Engineering
9 153 (30.97%) Java
10 149 (30.16%) GCP
11 142 (28.74%) Jenkins
11 142 (28.74%) Linux
12 134 (27.13%) Go
13 132 (26.72%) C#
14 130 (26.32%) JavaScript
15 123 (24.90%) Infrastructure as Code
16 117 (23.68%) AWS CloudFormation
17 111 (22.47%) Puppet
18 106 (21.46%) Ansible
19 100 (20.24%) Opscode Chef
19 100 (20.24%) Configuration Management
20 99 (20.04%) Microservices
21 98 (19.84%) React
22 92 (18.62%) Problem-Solving
23 89 (18.02%) Ruby
24 87 (17.61%) Git (software)
25 80 (16.19%) Bash Shell
26 73 (14.78%) .NET
27 70 (14.17%) AngularJS
28 68 (13.77%) TDD

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 19 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (3.24%) Apache
3 12 (2.43%) Tomcat
4 9 (1.82%) Apache Spark
4 9 (1.82%) nginx
5 7 (1.42%) OpenStack
6 6 (1.21%) Confluence
6 6 (1.21%) IIS
7 2 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.20%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.20%) CMS
8 1 (0.20%) MTS
8 1 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.20%) Tornado
8 1 (0.20%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 359 (72.67%) AWS
2 243 (49.19%) Azure
3 149 (30.16%) GCP
4 117 (23.68%) AWS CloudFormation
5 51 (10.32%) Serverless
6 39 (7.89%) Pulumi
7 35 (7.09%) Amazon EKS
7 35 (7.09%) SaaS
8 34 (6.88%) PaaS
9 33 (6.68%) AWS Lambda
10 31 (6.28%) IaaS
11 27 (5.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 27 (5.47%) GitHub
12 24 (4.86%) OpenShift
13 21 (4.25%) Amazon ECS
14 20 (4.05%) Datadog
15 19 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
16 16 (3.24%) Amazon EC2
16 16 (3.24%) Amazon Kinesis
16 16 (3.24%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.24%) Internet
2 4 (0.81%) Firewall
2 4 (0.81%) HTTP
3 3 (0.61%) SSH
3 3 (0.61%) SSL
3 3 (0.61%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.40%) AMQP
4 2 (0.40%) DNS
5 1 (0.20%) SAN
5 1 (0.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (8.91%) MySQL
2 37 (7.49%) Redis
3 30 (6.07%) PostgreSQL
4 27 (5.47%) MongoDB
5 25 (5.06%) NoSQL
6 24 (4.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 16 (3.24%) Azure SQL Database
7 16 (3.24%) MariaDB
8 15 (3.04%) Big Data
9 14 (2.83%) SQL Server
10 12 (2.43%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (1.62%) InterSystems Cache
12 7 (1.42%) GIS
12 7 (1.42%) Hadoop
12 7 (1.42%) Neo4j
13 6 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (1.01%) BigQuery
14 5 (1.01%) Relational Database
15 4 (0.81%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 142 (28.74%) Jenkins
2 87 (17.61%) Git (software)
3 30 (6.07%) JIRA
4 29 (5.87%) SonarQube
5 28 (5.67%) GitLab
6 20 (4.05%) CircleCI
7 18 (3.64%) Maven
8 16 (3.24%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (3.04%) Gradle
10 13 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 12 (2.43%) JUnit
12 11 (2.23%) Mockito
12 11 (2.23%) Sonatype Nexus
12 11 (2.23%) TestNG
13 10 (2.02%) Selenium
14 9 (1.82%) TeamCity
14 9 (1.82%) Vagrant
15 8 (1.62%) Octopus Deploy
16 7 (1.42%) Artifactory
17 4 (0.81%) Cucumber
General
1 60 (12.15%) Social Skills
2 29 (5.87%) Finance
3 21 (4.25%) Retail
4 15 (3.04%) Games
5 14 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (2.83%) Public Sector
6 12 (2.43%) Law
7 10 (2.02%) Banking
8 6 (1.21%) Marketing
8 6 (1.21%) Presentation Skills
9 5 (1.01%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 5 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.81%) Advertising
10 4 (0.81%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.61%) Electronics
11 3 (0.61%) Organisational Skills
11 3 (0.61%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.40%) Documentation Skills
12 2 (0.40%) Influencing Skills
12 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 200 (40.49%) DevOps Engineer
2 96 (19.43%) AWS Engineer
3 80 (16.19%) AWS DevOps
4 78 (15.79%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 75 (15.18%) Developer
6 55 (11.13%) Software Engineer
7 49 (9.92%) Senior DevOps
7 49 (9.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 41 (8.30%) Platform Engineer
9 32 (6.48%) Architect
10 26 (5.26%) Technical Leader
11 23 (4.66%) Azure DevOps
12 22 (4.45%) Azure Engineer
13 21 (4.25%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 20 (4.05%) Cloud Engineer
15 18 (3.64%) C# Developer
16 15 (3.04%) Java Developer
16 15 (3.04%) Software Manager
17 14 (2.83%) Senior Developer
18 13 (2.63%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (19.84%) React
2 73 (14.78%) .NET
3 70 (14.17%) AngularJS
4 63 (12.75%) Vue.js
5 54 (10.93%) Spring
6 51 (10.32%) Spring Boot
7 41 (8.30%) Node.js
8 38 (7.69%) .NET Core
9 36 (7.29%) Kafka
10 22 (4.45%) Web Services
11 20 (4.05%) ARM Templates
12 18 (3.64%) RabbitMQ
13 16 (3.24%) .NET Framework
14 15 (3.04%) HTML
15 14 (2.83%) CSS
15 14 (2.83%) RESTful
16 12 (2.43%) Elastic Stack
16 12 (2.43%) HTML5
16 12 (2.43%) MyBatis
16 12 (2.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 39 (7.89%) Cloud Native
2 22 (4.45%) Enterprise Cloud
3 19 (3.85%) Public Cloud
4 18 (3.64%) Linux Command Line
5 16 (3.24%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (2.23%) Hybrid Cloud
6 11 (2.23%) Reinsurance
7 9 (1.82%) Private Cloud
8 8 (1.62%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (1.62%) Legacy Code
9 7 (1.42%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.21%) Tandem
11 5 (1.01%) Algorithms
11 5 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.01%) User Experience
12 4 (0.81%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.81%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.81%) Online Banking
12 4 (0.81%) Self-Motivation
13 3 (0.61%) Legacy Applications
Operating Systems
1 142 (28.74%) Linux
2 31 (6.28%) Windows
3 16 (3.24%) Unix
4 4 (0.81%) Android
4 4 (0.81%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.81%) Ubuntu
5 3 (0.61%) AIX
5 3 (0.61%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.40%) Mesosphere
7 1 (0.20%) CentOS
7 1 (0.20%) HPUX
7 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.20%) Solaris
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (76.32%) DevOps
2 305 (61.74%) Agile Software Development
3 158 (31.98%) Software Engineering
4 123 (24.90%) Infrastructure as Code
5 100 (20.24%) Configuration Management
6 99 (20.04%) Microservices
7 92 (18.62%) Problem-Solving
8 68 (13.77%) TDD
9 67 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
10 66 (13.36%) Scrum
11 61 (12.35%) OOP
12 51 (10.32%) Deployment Automation
12 51 (10.32%) SOLID
13 46 (9.31%) OO
14 45 (9.11%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
14 45 (9.11%) Test Automation
15 44 (8.91%) Mentoring
16 39 (7.89%) Migration
17 36 (7.29%) Fintech
17 36 (7.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 185 (37.45%) Python
2 153 (30.97%) Java
3 134 (27.13%) Go
4 132 (26.72%) C#
5 130 (26.32%) JavaScript
6 89 (18.02%) Ruby
7 80 (16.19%) Bash Shell
8 57 (11.54%) Kotlin
9 56 (11.34%) Scala
10 55 (11.13%) PowerShell
10 55 (11.13%) TypeScript
11 53 (10.73%) C++
11 53 (10.73%) SQL
12 28 (5.67%) PHP
13 21 (4.25%) Groovy
14 17 (3.44%) Java 8
15 9 (1.82%) Perl
16 4 (0.81%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.61%) CFML
18 2 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 49 (9.92%) Security Cleared
2 48 (9.72%) SC Cleared
3 27 (5.47%) AWS Certification
4 19 (3.85%) Degree
5 13 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (1.42%) DBS Check
7 6 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.81%) PhD
9 2 (0.40%) OCP
9 2 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.20%) MBA
10 1 (0.20%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.24%) QA
2 5 (1.01%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.20%) GDPR
3 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 384 (77.73%) Docker
2 7 (1.42%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.61%) Ceph
3 3 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.40%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.20%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 306 (61.94%) Terraform
2 111 (22.47%) Puppet
3 106 (21.46%) Ansible
4 100 (20.24%) Opscode Chef
5 56 (11.34%) Grafana
6 37 (7.49%) Prometheus
7 12 (2.43%) Rancher
8 11 (2.23%) Graphite
8 11 (2.23%) ZABBIX
9 10 (2.02%) Packer
10 9 (1.82%) Istio
10 9 (1.82%) Kibana
11 8 (1.62%) logstash
12 7 (1.42%) CFEngine
12 7 (1.42%) Consul
12 7 (1.42%) Salt
13 5 (1.01%) Docker Swarm
14 4 (0.81%) Nagios
14 4 (0.81%) Rsyslog
15 3 (0.61%) Opsview
Vendors
1 38 (7.69%) SaltStack
2 28 (5.67%) Microsoft
3 27 (5.47%) Oracle
4 22 (4.45%) Google
5 16 (3.24%) New Relic
6 12 (2.43%) VMware
7 10 (2.02%) Dynatrace
7 10 (2.02%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.01%) IBM
8 5 (1.01%) Teradata
9 4 (0.81%) Ab Initio
9 4 (0.81%) Splunk
10 3 (0.61%) Cloudera
10 3 (0.61%) Hortonworks
10 3 (0.61%) Juniper
10 3 (0.61%) SAP
10 3 (0.61%) SolarWinds
11 2 (0.40%) Fujitsu
12 1 (0.20%) Brio
12 1 (0.20%) Sitecore