Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 25 28 88
Rank change year-on-year +3 +60 +34
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 470 257 184
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 8.44% 8.08% 3.31%
As % of the Systems Management category 50.11% 44.08% 28.89%
Number of salaries quoted 397 230 141
10th Percentile £45,000 £39,875 £40,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £48,750 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £65,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £75,000 £80,000
North West median annual salary £65,000 £58,500 £56,096
% change year-on-year +11.11% +4.29% +1.99%

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 938 583 637
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 16.85% 18.33% 11.44%
Number of salaries quoted 736 503 512
10th Percentile £40,500 £38,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £51,525 £45,000 £37,345
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.04% +15.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £73,750 £73,696
North West median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -

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 28 January 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 28 January 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
Wigan +2 4 £77,500 +3.33%
Salford -9 2 £41,250 -8.33% 4
Altrincham +1 1 £100,000 - 2
Kubernetes
North West

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 349 (74.26%) Docker
2 332 (70.64%) DevOps
3 306 (65.11%) AWS
4 278 (59.15%) Agile Software Development
5 248 (52.77%) Terraform
6 200 (42.55%) Java
7 191 (40.64%) Software Engineering
8 184 (39.15%) Azure
9 163 (34.68%) Python
10 152 (32.34%) CI/CD
11 146 (31.06%) JavaScript
12 139 (29.57%) Go
13 131 (27.87%) GCP
14 126 (26.81%) C#
15 120 (25.53%) React
16 119 (25.32%) Jenkins
17 111 (23.62%) TDD
17 111 (23.62%) Microservices
18 106 (22.55%) AWS CloudFormation
19 101 (21.49%) Infrastructure as Code
20 98 (20.85%) Finance
21 90 (19.15%) Linux
22 85 (18.09%) AngularJS
23 78 (16.60%) Git (software)
24 75 (15.96%) Spring
25 73 (15.53%) Continuous Integration
26 71 (15.11%) Scala
27 70 (14.89%) Kotlin
28 68 (14.47%) Puppet
29 65 (13.83%) .NET

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 25 (5.32%) Apache Spark
2 17 (3.62%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (1.91%) nginx
4 8 (1.70%) Apache
4 8 (1.70%) Cloud Foundry
5 6 (1.28%) Apache Airflow
5 6 (1.28%) Apache Solr
5 6 (1.28%) IIS
6 5 (1.06%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.85%) Confluence
8 3 (0.64%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.43%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.43%) JBoss
9 2 (0.43%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.43%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.21%) MTS
10 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.21%) Tornado
Business Applications
1 3 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 306 (65.11%) AWS
2 184 (39.15%) Azure
3 131 (27.87%) GCP
4 106 (22.55%) AWS CloudFormation
5 40 (8.51%) Serverless
6 32 (6.81%) SaaS
7 27 (5.74%) GitHub
8 22 (4.68%) Cloud Computing
9 21 (4.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 21 (4.47%) Amazon EC2
9 21 (4.47%) Amazon EKS
10 19 (4.04%) Pulumi
11 16 (3.40%) AWS Lambda
12 15 (3.19%) IaaS
12 15 (3.19%) PaaS
13 14 (2.98%) OpenShift
14 11 (2.34%) Amazon ECS
15 9 (1.91%) Apigee
15 9 (1.91%) Datadog
16 8 (1.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.70%) HTTPS
2 5 (1.06%) VPN
3 4 (0.85%) DNS
3 4 (0.85%) Firewall
3 4 (0.85%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.64%) DHCP
4 3 (0.64%) Internet
4 3 (0.64%) LAN
4 3 (0.64%) Skype
4 3 (0.64%) WAN
4 3 (0.64%) Wireless
5 2 (0.43%) HTTP
5 2 (0.43%) SAN
6 1 (0.21%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.21%) Network Security
6 1 (0.21%) SSH
6 1 (0.21%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.60%) NoSQL
2 30 (6.38%) MySQL
3 27 (5.74%) MongoDB
4 24 (5.11%) Redis
5 23 (4.89%) Big Data
6 22 (4.68%) Apache Cassandra
7 17 (3.62%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (2.55%) Couchbase
8 12 (2.55%) SQL Server
9 10 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 9 (1.91%) Hadoop
11 8 (1.70%) Neo4j
11 8 (1.70%) Relational Database
12 6 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
12 6 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.06%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
14 4 (0.85%) BigQuery
14 4 (0.85%) MariaDB
15 3 (0.64%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 119 (25.32%) Jenkins
2 78 (16.60%) Git (software)
3 33 (7.02%) Maven
4 32 (6.81%) GitLab
5 25 (5.32%) JUnit
6 23 (4.89%) SonarQube
7 19 (4.04%) Mockito
8 17 (3.62%) Gradle
9 16 (3.40%) Bitbucket
10 14 (2.98%) CircleCI
10 14 (2.98%) JIRA
11 13 (2.77%) TeamCity
12 12 (2.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 11 (2.34%) TestNG
14 8 (1.70%) Artifactory
15 7 (1.49%) Selenium
16 6 (1.28%) Arquillian
16 6 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
17 5 (1.06%) Mercurial
17 5 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 98 (20.85%) Finance
2 57 (12.13%) Social Skills
3 29 (6.17%) Retail
4 28 (5.96%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 24 (5.11%) Games
6 23 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (4.68%) Public Sector
8 17 (3.62%) Law
8 17 (3.62%) Marketing
9 14 (2.98%) Banking
10 12 (2.55%) Advertising
11 7 (1.49%) Manufacturing
12 6 (1.28%) Legal
12 6 (1.28%) Presentation Skills
13 5 (1.06%) Electronics
13 5 (1.06%) Telecoms
14 3 (0.64%) Documentation Skills
15 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.43%) Organisational Skills
16 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 119 (25.32%) Developer
2 104 (22.13%) DevOps Engineer
3 90 (19.15%) Software Engineer
4 63 (13.40%) AWS Engineer
5 41 (8.72%) AWS DevOps
6 40 (8.51%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 32 (6.81%) Senior Developer
8 26 (5.53%) C# Developer
8 26 (5.53%) Java Engineer
9 25 (5.32%) Senior Software Engineer
10 24 (5.11%) Java Developer
10 24 (5.11%) Technical Leader
11 23 (4.89%) Platform Engineer
12 21 (4.47%) JavaScript Engineer
13 20 (4.26%) Senior DevOps
13 20 (4.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 19 (4.04%) Cloud Engineer
15 16 (3.40%) Senior Java Engineer
16 14 (2.98%) Java Software Engineer
16 14 (2.98%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (25.53%) React
2 85 (18.09%) AngularJS
3 75 (15.96%) Spring
4 65 (13.83%) .NET
5 62 (13.19%) Kafka
5 62 (13.19%) Spring Boot
5 62 (13.19%) Vue.js
6 57 (12.13%) Node.js
7 44 (9.36%) .NET Core
8 21 (4.47%) RESTful
9 18 (3.83%) Lambda Expressions
10 15 (3.19%) REST
11 14 (2.98%) HTML
12 11 (2.34%) Drools
12 11 (2.34%) Micronaut
12 11 (2.34%) Swagger
12 11 (2.34%) WireMock
13 9 (1.91%) Elastic Stack
13 9 (1.91%) OAuth
13 9 (1.91%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 51 (10.85%) Cloud Native
2 32 (6.81%) Virtual Team
3 23 (4.89%) Greenfield Project
4 16 (3.40%) Public Cloud
5 15 (3.19%) Enterprise Cloud
6 13 (2.77%) Blog
7 11 (2.34%) Reinsurance
8 10 (2.13%) Data Centre
9 9 (1.91%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (1.70%) Algorithms
10 8 (1.70%) Private Cloud
10 8 (1.70%) User Experience
11 7 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
11 7 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.49%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.28%) Social Media
12 6 (1.28%) Tandem
13 4 (0.85%) Cyber Defence
13 4 (0.85%) Cybercrime
13 4 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 90 (19.15%) Linux
2 20 (4.26%) Windows
3 19 (4.04%) Unix
4 9 (1.91%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.06%) AIX
6 3 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.43%) HPUX
7 2 (0.43%) Solaris
7 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.21%) SUSE
8 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 332 (70.64%) DevOps
2 278 (59.15%) Agile Software Development
3 191 (40.64%) Software Engineering
4 152 (32.34%) CI/CD
5 111 (23.62%) Microservices
5 111 (23.62%) TDD
6 101 (21.49%) Infrastructure as Code
7 73 (15.53%) Continuous Integration
8 63 (13.40%) OOP
9 62 (13.19%) OO
10 59 (12.55%) Configuration Management
10 59 (12.55%) Test Automation
11 50 (10.64%) Scrum
12 47 (10.00%) Event-Driven
12 47 (10.00%) SOLID
13 39 (8.30%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
13 39 (8.30%) Problem-Solving
14 37 (7.87%) Event-Driven Architecture
15 36 (7.66%) Deployment Automation
15 36 (7.66%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 200 (42.55%) Java
2 163 (34.68%) Python
3 146 (31.06%) JavaScript
4 139 (29.57%) Go
5 126 (26.81%) C#
6 71 (15.11%) Scala
7 70 (14.89%) Kotlin
8 54 (11.49%) SQL
9 52 (11.06%) Ruby
10 46 (9.79%) C++
11 42 (8.94%) TypeScript
12 30 (6.38%) Bash
13 29 (6.17%) Java 8
14 27 (5.74%) PowerShell
15 22 (4.68%) T-SQL
16 19 (4.04%) PHP
17 17 (3.62%) VB.NET
18 8 (1.70%) Groovy
19 6 (1.28%) Perl
20 4 (0.85%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (7.45%) Security Cleared
2 31 (6.60%) AWS Certification
3 30 (6.38%) Degree
4 29 (6.17%) SC Cleared
5 16 (3.40%) DBS Check
6 15 (3.19%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.43%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.21%) MBA
9 1 (0.21%) OCP
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.21%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.13%) QA
2 5 (1.06%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.21%) GDPR
3 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 349 (74.26%) Docker
2 6 (1.28%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.64%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.64%) vSphere
5 2 (0.43%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.21%) Ceph
6 1 (0.21%) Firmware
6 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 248 (52.77%) Terraform
2 68 (14.47%) Puppet
3 64 (13.62%) Ansible
4 50 (10.64%) Opscode Chef
5 39 (8.30%) Grafana
6 29 (6.17%) Prometheus
7 8 (1.70%) Packer
8 7 (1.49%) Docker Swarm
8 7 (1.49%) Istio
9 5 (1.06%) CFEngine
10 2 (0.43%) Consul
10 2 (0.43%) Opsgenie
11 1 (0.21%) Argo
11 1 (0.21%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.21%) kaniko
11 1 (0.21%) Kibana
11 1 (0.21%) Rancher
11 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (0.21%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 32 (6.81%) Google
2 23 (4.89%) Microsoft
3 19 (4.04%) Dynatrace
3 19 (4.04%) Oracle
3 19 (4.04%) SaltStack
4 9 (1.91%) VMware
5 6 (1.28%) Red Hat
5 6 (1.28%) SAP
5 6 (1.28%) Twitter
6 5 (1.06%) Splunk
7 4 (0.85%) Cloudera
7 4 (0.85%) Databricks
7 4 (0.85%) Hortonworks
7 4 (0.85%) IBM
7 4 (0.85%) New Relic
7 4 (0.85%) Perforce
7 4 (0.85%) Teradata
8 3 (0.64%) Percona
9 2 (0.43%) Ab Initio
9 2 (0.43%) Fujitsu