Period
to

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 30 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 20 19 35
Rank change year-on-year -1 +16 +79
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 600 463 255
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 9.87% 10.16% 7.05%
As % of the Systems Management category 59.52% 50.77% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 427 372 201
10th Percentile £40,150 £39,181 £42,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £51,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £61,250 £57,105
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.26% -4.83%
75th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £89,750 £75,000
North West median annual salary £67,634 £60,000 £55,412
% change year-on-year +12.72% +8.28% -7.65%

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 1,008 912 510
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 16.59% 20.02% 14.09%
Number of salaries quoted 672 700 377
10th Percentile £35,000 £38,750 £36,475
25th Percentile £41,575 £46,250 £43,674
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +14.29% +5.00%
75th Percentile £81,563 £72,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £75,000
North West median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 30 June 2022.

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 30 June 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
Salford -1 19 - -
Stockport -12 3 £65,500 -15.48% 2
Wigan 0 2 £68,750 -11.29%
Bolton - 1 £50,000 -
Kubernetes
North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 405 (67.50%) Docker
2 374 (62.33%) DevOps
3 346 (57.67%) Agile
4 339 (56.50%) AWS
5 271 (45.17%) Software Engineering
6 267 (44.50%) Azure
7 226 (37.67%) Java
8 221 (36.83%) CI/CD
9 219 (36.50%) Terraform
10 205 (34.17%) Python
11 187 (31.17%) React
12 181 (30.17%) Go
13 176 (29.33%) JavaScript
14 158 (26.33%) Microservices
15 135 (22.50%) GCP
16 131 (21.83%) Infrastructure as Code
17 128 (21.33%) Node.js
18 127 (21.17%) Full Stack Development
19 125 (20.83%) Finance
20 123 (20.50%) C#
21 121 (20.17%) TDD
21 121 (20.17%) Continuous Integration
22 119 (19.83%) Test Automation
23 114 (19.00%) Git (software)
24 110 (18.33%) Linux
25 106 (17.67%) Kafka
26 98 (16.33%) .NET
27 94 (15.67%) SQL
28 89 (14.83%) Jenkins
29 83 (13.83%) Coaching

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 35 (5.83%) Apache
2 19 (3.17%) Apache Solr
2 19 (3.17%) Cloud Foundry
3 11 (1.83%) Apache Spark
4 8 (1.33%) MS Exchange
5 7 (1.17%) Confluence
5 7 (1.17%) nginx
6 6 (1.00%) Apache Airflow
7 3 (0.50%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.17%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 339 (56.50%) AWS
2 267 (44.50%) Azure
3 135 (22.50%) GCP
4 75 (12.50%) SaaS
5 72 (12.00%) Azure DevOps
6 68 (11.33%) AWS CloudFormation
7 65 (10.83%) Serverless
8 51 (8.50%) GitHub
9 33 (5.50%) Azure Pipelines
10 31 (5.17%) Amazon EC2
10 31 (5.17%) Azure Functions
11 30 (5.00%) OpenShift
12 28 (4.67%) npm
13 27 (4.50%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 26 (4.33%) Azure Logic Apps
15 25 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
16 19 (3.17%) AWS Lambda
17 18 (3.00%) Amazon ECS
17 18 (3.00%) IaaS
17 18 (3.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.00%) HTTP
2 19 (3.17%) HTTPS
3 8 (1.33%) DNS
4 7 (1.17%) SD-WAN
4 7 (1.17%) SNMP
4 7 (1.17%) Software-Defined Networking
4 7 (1.17%) VSAN
4 7 (1.17%) WAN
5 6 (1.00%) DHCP
6 5 (0.83%) Firewall
6 5 (0.83%) FTP
7 4 (0.67%) IPsec
7 4 (0.67%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.33%) Internet
8 2 (0.33%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.33%) SAN
9 1 (0.17%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.17%) SMTP
9 1 (0.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (11.50%) NoSQL
2 67 (11.17%) MongoDB
3 54 (9.00%) PostgreSQL
4 50 (8.33%) MySQL
5 44 (7.33%) Big Data
6 30 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
7 29 (4.83%) Redis
8 20 (3.33%) Neo4j
8 20 (3.33%) Relational Database
9 17 (2.83%) SQL Server
10 9 (1.50%) Amazon Athena
10 9 (1.50%) Hadoop
11 8 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
12 7 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (0.83%) DynamoDB
15 4 (0.67%) Amazon Redshift
16 3 (0.50%) Azure SQL Database
16 3 (0.50%) Power BI
17 2 (0.33%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 114 (19.00%) Git (software)
2 89 (14.83%) Jenkins
3 63 (10.50%) GitLab
4 34 (5.67%) Cypress.io
5 32 (5.33%) SonarQube
6 21 (3.50%) JIRA
7 16 (2.67%) Selenium
8 15 (2.50%) Postman
8 15 (2.50%) Robot Framework
8 15 (2.50%) TeamCity
9 14 (2.33%) Vagrant
10 13 (2.17%) Travis CI
11 12 (2.00%) IBM UrbanCode
12 11 (1.83%) Octopus Deploy
12 11 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (1.50%) Maven
13 9 (1.50%) Mockito
14 8 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 7 (1.17%) Bitbucket
15 7 (1.17%) JUnit
General
1 125 (20.83%) Finance
2 57 (9.50%) Social Skills
3 54 (9.00%) Banking
4 42 (7.00%) Games
5 39 (6.50%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 29 (4.83%) Automotive
7 28 (4.67%) Law
8 27 (4.50%) Retail
9 25 (4.17%) Public Sector
10 22 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (3.17%) Aerospace
12 18 (3.00%) Advertising
13 11 (1.83%) Telecoms
14 10 (1.67%) Electronics
14 10 (1.67%) Manufacturing
14 10 (1.67%) Marketing
15 8 (1.33%) Influencing Skills
16 7 (1.17%) Investment Banking
17 5 (0.83%) Retail Banking
18 2 (0.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 211 (35.17%) Developer
2 122 (20.33%) Software Engineer
3 74 (12.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 49 (8.17%) Senior Developer
5 48 (8.00%) Java Developer
6 36 (6.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 34 (5.67%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 28 (4.67%) Full Stack Developer
8 28 (4.67%) Site Engineer
9 27 (4.50%) Consultant
10 26 (4.33%) Architect
11 25 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
12 23 (3.83%) Cloud Engineer
13 22 (3.67%) PHP Developer
14 19 (3.17%) C# Developer
14 19 (3.17%) Graduate
14 19 (3.17%) Platform Engineer
14 19 (3.17%) Software Engineering Graduate
15 17 (2.83%) AWS Engineer
15 17 (2.83%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (31.17%) React
2 128 (21.33%) Node.js
3 106 (17.67%) Kafka
4 98 (16.33%) .NET
5 76 (12.67%) .NET Core
6 75 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 67 (11.17%) Spring
8 66 (11.00%) RESTful
9 53 (8.83%) Spring Boot
10 30 (5.00%) REST
11 29 (4.83%) Vue.js
12 25 (4.17%) CSS
13 24 (4.00%) Material-UI
14 23 (3.83%) React Native
15 22 (3.67%) Elastic Stack
15 22 (3.67%) Laravel
16 20 (3.33%) Lambda Expressions
17 19 (3.17%) Apache Avro
18 18 (3.00%) Angular 2
18 18 (3.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 70 (11.67%) Cloud Native
2 40 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
2 40 (6.67%) Virtual Team
3 35 (5.83%) User Experience
4 29 (4.83%) Blog
5 19 (3.17%) Mobile App
5 19 (3.17%) Social Media
6 16 (2.67%) Algorithms
6 16 (2.67%) Mobile Payment
7 11 (1.83%) Data Protection Act
8 10 (1.67%) Public Cloud
8 10 (1.67%) Tandem
9 9 (1.50%) Cyberattack
10 8 (1.33%) Private Cloud
10 8 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
11 5 (0.83%) Cyber Defence
11 5 (0.83%) Sports Betting
12 4 (0.67%) Cybercrime
13 3 (0.50%) Cyberthreat
13 3 (0.50%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 110 (18.33%) Linux
2 43 (7.17%) Windows
3 34 (5.67%) Unix
4 19 (3.17%) Windows Server
5 12 (2.00%) CentOS
6 11 (1.83%) Mesosphere
7 8 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.50%) AIX
9 2 (0.33%) HPUX
9 2 (0.33%) Solaris
9 2 (0.33%) SUSE
9 2 (0.33%) VMS
10 1 (0.17%) Android
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 374 (62.33%) DevOps
2 346 (57.67%) Agile
3 271 (45.17%) Software Engineering
4 221 (36.83%) CI/CD
5 158 (26.33%) Microservices
6 131 (21.83%) Infrastructure as Code
7 127 (21.17%) Full Stack Development
8 121 (20.17%) Continuous Integration
8 121 (20.17%) TDD
9 119 (19.83%) Test Automation
10 83 (13.83%) Coaching
11 76 (12.67%) Open Source
12 63 (10.50%) OO
13 61 (10.17%) Pair Programming
14 58 (9.67%) Scrum
15 53 (8.83%) Continuous Delivery
16 48 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
17 46 (7.67%) Site Reliability Engineering
18 44 (7.33%) Mentoring
18 44 (7.33%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 226 (37.67%) Java
2 205 (34.17%) Python
3 181 (30.17%) Go
4 176 (29.33%) JavaScript
5 123 (20.50%) C#
6 94 (15.67%) SQL
7 63 (10.50%) Bash
7 63 (10.50%) PowerShell
8 59 (9.83%) TypeScript
9 55 (9.17%) Kotlin
10 53 (8.83%) Ruby
11 38 (6.33%) PHP
12 36 (6.00%) Scala
13 29 (4.83%) T-SQL
14 24 (4.00%) C++
15 17 (2.83%) ES6
15 17 (2.83%) F#
16 15 (2.50%) ES7
16 15 (2.50%) ES8
17 10 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 51 (8.50%) Security Cleared
2 43 (7.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 42 (7.00%) SC Cleared
4 28 (4.67%) AWS Certification
5 7 (1.17%) Degree
6 4 (0.67%) DBS Check
7 3 (0.50%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.50%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.33%) ISEB
8 2 (0.33%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.33%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.00%) QA
2 2 (0.33%) SLA
3 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 405 (67.50%) Docker
2 12 (2.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 10 (1.67%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.33%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 5 (0.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (0.83%) etcd
7 2 (0.33%) Ceph
7 2 (0.33%) Lustre
Systems Management
1 219 (36.50%) Terraform
2 80 (13.33%) Ansible
3 57 (9.50%) Prometheus
4 47 (7.83%) Grafana
5 46 (7.67%) Istio
5 46 (7.67%) Opscode Chef
6 42 (7.00%) Puppet
7 14 (2.33%) Consul
8 11 (1.83%) Automic
9 10 (1.67%) Nagios
10 9 (1.50%) Packer
11 8 (1.33%) ZABBIX
12 7 (1.17%) Cacti
12 7 (1.17%) HP Fortify
13 6 (1.00%) Rancher
14 5 (0.83%) Bacula
14 5 (0.83%) Bareos
14 5 (0.83%) HAProxy
14 5 (0.83%) Opsgenie
14 5 (0.83%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 75 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 37 (6.17%) Google
3 28 (4.67%) Splunk
4 25 (4.17%) VMware
5 20 (3.33%) Hitachi
6 19 (3.17%) Oracle
6 19 (3.17%) QinetiQ
6 19 (3.17%) Twitter
7 17 (2.83%) Red Hat
8 10 (1.67%) SAP
9 7 (1.17%) Checkmarx
9 7 (1.17%) Cisco
9 7 (1.17%) Juniper
9 7 (1.17%) SolarWinds
9 7 (1.17%) Veracode
10 5 (0.83%) Dynatrace
10 5 (0.83%) IBM
11 4 (0.67%) HP
11 4 (0.67%) Perforce
12 3 (0.50%) Atlassian