Period
to 4 March 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 4 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
4 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 25 58 121
Rank change year-on-year +33 +63 +23
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 290 234 177
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 8.20% 4.46% 2.72%
As % of the Systems Management category 46.25% 36.17% 24.82%
Number of salaries quoted 342 209 129
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +14.29%
10th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £40,800
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £80,000
North West median annual salary £58,500 £55,000 £58,750
% change year-on-year +6.36% -6.38% +11.90%

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 627 647 713
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 17.73% 12.32% 10.95%
Number of salaries quoted 542 512 594
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +17.02%
10th Percentile £38,750 £31,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £74,000 £80,000
North West median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,133
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.09% +12.11%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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
Altrincham +9 12 - -
Salford +18 1 £54,653 -16.25% 3
Cheadle +11 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Wigan -4 1 £75,000 +27.66% 3
Stockport - 1 £65,000 - 2
Kubernetes
North West

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 223 (76.90%) Docker
2 198 (68.28%) DevOps
3 173 (59.66%) Terraform
4 169 (58.28%) AWS
5 143 (49.31%) Agile Software Development
6 104 (35.86%) Azure
7 101 (34.83%) Linux
8 97 (33.45%) Python
8 97 (33.45%) JavaScript
9 89 (30.69%) Software Engineering
10 73 (25.17%) Opscode Chef
11 67 (23.10%) Continuous Integration
12 63 (21.72%) Puppet
13 62 (21.38%) TDD
13 62 (21.38%) Jenkins
14 61 (21.03%) Node.js
15 58 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
16 56 (19.31%) Go
17 55 (18.97%) Infrastructure as Code
18 53 (18.28%) GCP
19 50 (17.24%) Java
20 48 (16.55%) C#
20 48 (16.55%) Ansible
21 45 (15.52%) Finance
22 44 (15.17%) React
23 42 (14.48%) Deployment Automation
23 42 (14.48%) SQL
24 39 (13.45%) Scrum
25 38 (13.10%) Git (software)
26 36 (12.41%) Bash Shell

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 15 (5.17%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (3.45%) Apache Spark
3 6 (2.07%) IIS
4 4 (1.38%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.03%) Apache
5 3 (1.03%) Confluence
6 2 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.69%) CloudStack
6 2 (0.69%) nginx
6 2 (0.69%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.34%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.34%) JBoss
7 1 (0.34%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 169 (58.28%) AWS
2 104 (35.86%) Azure
3 58 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 53 (18.28%) GCP
5 36 (12.41%) Serverless
6 29 (10.00%) SaaS
7 17 (5.86%) Amazon EKS
7 17 (5.86%) AWS Lambda
7 17 (5.86%) PaaS
8 13 (4.48%) IaaS
9 12 (4.14%) Amazon ECS
9 12 (4.14%) GitHub
9 12 (4.14%) Pulumi
10 11 (3.79%) Azure Active Directory
11 8 (2.76%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (1.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (1.38%) Logic Apps
13 4 (1.38%) Microsoft 365
14 3 (1.03%) Amazon Kinesis
14 3 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.79%) TCP/IP
2 10 (3.45%) DNS
3 8 (2.76%) DHCP
4 7 (2.41%) HTTP
5 6 (2.07%) FTP
5 6 (2.07%) IPsec
6 4 (1.38%) VPN
7 3 (1.03%) Firewall
7 3 (1.03%) VLAN
8 1 (0.34%) Internet
8 1 (0.34%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.34%) LAN
8 1 (0.34%) Network Security
8 1 (0.34%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.34%) SSL
8 1 (0.34%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.55%) MySQL
2 18 (6.21%) MongoDB
3 14 (4.83%) NoSQL
4 10 (3.45%) Hadoop
5 9 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (3.10%) SQL Server
6 7 (2.41%) Apache Hive
7 6 (2.07%) Redis
8 5 (1.72%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (1.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (1.03%) Cosmos DB
11 2 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.69%) Big Data
11 2 (0.69%) BigQuery
11 2 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.69%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.69%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.34%) Amazon Aurora
12 1 (0.34%) Blockchain
12 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 62 (21.38%) Jenkins
2 38 (13.10%) Git (software)
3 23 (7.93%) GitLab
4 15 (5.17%) Gradle
5 14 (4.83%) Cucumber
6 13 (4.48%) TeamCity
7 12 (4.14%) IntelliJ
7 12 (4.14%) Vagrant
8 10 (3.45%) SonarQube
9 9 (3.10%) Jasmine
10 8 (2.76%) JIRA
10 8 (2.76%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (2.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (2.07%) Storybook
13 5 (1.72%) CircleCI
14 2 (0.69%) Bitbucket
14 2 (0.69%) Maven
14 2 (0.69%) Mercurial
14 2 (0.69%) Mocha
15 1 (0.34%) AccuRev
General
1 45 (15.52%) Finance
2 18 (6.21%) Public Sector
3 14 (4.83%) Games
3 14 (4.83%) Law
3 14 (4.83%) Marketing
4 13 (4.48%) Retail
5 10 (3.45%) Electronics
5 10 (3.45%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.45%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.07%) Banking
7 5 (1.72%) Legal
8 3 (1.03%) Advertising
9 2 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.34%) Automotive
10 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 111 (38.28%) DevOps Engineer
2 70 (24.14%) AWS Engineer
3 62 (21.38%) Developer
4 57 (19.66%) AWS DevOps
4 57 (19.66%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 49 (16.90%) Software Engineer
6 26 (8.97%) Senior DevOps
6 26 (8.97%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 17 (5.86%) Senior Developer
8 14 (4.83%) Azure Engineer
8 14 (4.83%) Senior Software Engineer
9 13 (4.48%) Linux Engineer
10 12 (4.14%) Java Developer
11 11 (3.79%) Architect
12 10 (3.45%) Cloud Engineer
12 10 (3.45%) Full Stack Developer
12 10 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
12 10 (3.45%) Platform Engineer
12 10 (3.45%) Python Developer
13 9 (3.10%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (21.03%) Node.js
2 44 (15.17%) React
3 36 (12.41%) AngularJS
4 32 (11.03%) Vue.js
5 20 (6.90%) Web Services
6 18 (6.21%) .NET
7 14 (4.83%) RabbitMQ
8 13 (4.48%) GraphQL
8 13 (4.48%) Kafka
9 12 (4.14%) Jest
9 12 (4.14%) OpenJDK
10 11 (3.79%) REST
11 9 (3.10%) CSS
11 9 (3.10%) Velocity
12 8 (2.76%) .NET Core
12 8 (2.76%) Elastic Stack
13 7 (2.41%) GatsbyJS
13 7 (2.41%) KnockoutJS
14 6 (2.07%) jQuery
14 6 (2.07%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.17%) Public Cloud
2 12 (4.14%) e-Learning
3 11 (3.79%) Data Centre
4 10 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.45%) Enterprise Cloud
5 9 (3.10%) User Experience
6 8 (2.76%) Blog
7 7 (2.41%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (2.07%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.72%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.38%) NHS
11 3 (1.03%) Cloud Native
11 3 (1.03%) Clustering
11 3 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
12 2 (0.69%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.69%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.34%) PKI
13 1 (0.34%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 101 (34.83%) Linux
2 34 (11.72%) Windows
3 19 (6.55%) Unix
4 18 (6.21%) Windows Server
5 16 (5.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (2.76%) CentOS
7 6 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (68.28%) DevOps
2 143 (49.31%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (30.69%) Software Engineering
4 67 (23.10%) Continuous Integration
5 62 (21.38%) TDD
6 55 (18.97%) Infrastructure as Code
7 42 (14.48%) Deployment Automation
8 39 (13.45%) Scrum
9 36 (12.41%) Configuration Management
10 35 (12.07%) Microservices
11 34 (11.72%) Migration
11 34 (11.72%) Problem-Solving
12 27 (9.31%) Continuous Delivery
12 27 (9.31%) Pair Programming
13 26 (8.97%) Fintech
14 24 (8.28%) Mentoring
14 24 (8.28%) OOP
15 22 (7.59%) Coaching
15 22 (7.59%) Test Automation
16 20 (6.90%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 97 (33.45%) JavaScript
1 97 (33.45%) Python
2 56 (19.31%) Go
3 50 (17.24%) Java
4 48 (16.55%) C#
5 42 (14.48%) SQL
6 36 (12.41%) Bash Shell
7 35 (12.07%) TypeScript
8 33 (11.38%) Ruby
9 24 (8.28%) PowerShell
10 23 (7.93%) Scala
11 22 (7.59%) C++
12 21 (7.24%) Kotlin
13 18 (6.21%) ES6
14 13 (4.48%) Groovy
15 9 (3.10%) PHP
16 6 (2.07%) Perl
17 3 (1.03%) C
18 2 (0.69%) Rust
19 1 (0.34%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 17 (5.86%) Security Cleared
2 15 (5.17%) AWS Certification
3 14 (4.83%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.76%) Degree
4 8 (2.76%) RHCE
5 4 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.38%) OCP
5 4 (1.38%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.69%) CCIE
7 2 (0.69%) CCNA
7 2 (0.69%) CCNP
8 1 (0.34%) CCSP
8 1 (0.34%) CEH
8 1 (0.34%) CISA
8 1 (0.34%) CISM
8 1 (0.34%) CISSP
8 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.34%) GIAC
8 1 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.45%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.41%) QA
3 4 (1.38%) SLA
4 1 (0.34%) GDPR
4 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 223 (76.90%) Docker
2 12 (4.14%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.72%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.03%) vSphere
6 2 (0.69%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 173 (59.66%) Terraform
2 73 (25.17%) Opscode Chef
3 63 (21.72%) Puppet
4 48 (16.55%) Ansible
5 15 (5.17%) Packer
6 12 (4.14%) Prometheus
7 10 (3.45%) Grafana
8 5 (1.72%) CFEngine
9 4 (1.38%) Istio
10 3 (1.03%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.69%) Rancher
11 2 (0.69%) Salt
11 2 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.34%) CA Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.34%) Kibana
12 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 1 (0.34%) SCCM
12 1 (0.34%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (7.59%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.55%) VMware
3 13 (4.48%) Google
3 13 (4.48%) Splunk
4 12 (4.14%) Aquila
4 12 (4.14%) Oracle
5 10 (3.45%) SaltStack
6 9 (3.10%) SAP
7 5 (1.72%) IBM
8 4 (1.38%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.03%) New Relic
10 2 (0.69%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.34%) Cisco
11 1 (0.34%) Dynatrace