Period
to 14 May 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 14 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 22 41 109
Rank change year-on-year +19 +68 +39
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 360 257 171
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 9.18% 6.04% 2.80%
As % of the Systems Management category 48.65% 46.14% 23.85%
Number of salaries quoted 310 198 115
10th Percentile £38,750 £40,875 £41,750
25th Percentile £51,250 £46,250 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,105 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.07% -4.83% +14.29%
75th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
North West median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +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 740 557 717
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.87% 13.10% 11.75%
Number of salaries quoted 637 405 566
10th Percentile £38,750 £33,100 £31,750
25th Percentile £43,944 £41,750 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +13.40%
75th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £66,250
90th Percentile £78,000 £75,000 £76,376
North West median annual salary £54,000 £52,284 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.28% +4.57% +4.17%

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 14 May 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 14 May 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 +4 12 - - 1
Stockport +28 8 £77,500 +40.91%
Cheadle - 2 - - 1
Sale - 2 - -
Salford +11 1 £54,653 -16.25% 3
Bury - 1 £60,000 -
Kubernetes
North West

For the 6 months to 14 May 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.

1 273 (75.83%) Docker
2 238 (66.11%) AWS
3 237 (65.83%) DevOps
4 228 (63.33%) Terraform
5 193 (53.61%) Agile Software Development
6 163 (45.28%) Azure
7 126 (35.00%) Software Engineering
8 124 (34.44%) JavaScript
9 117 (32.50%) Linux
9 117 (32.50%) Python
10 100 (27.78%) GCP
11 91 (25.28%) Jenkins
12 80 (22.22%) Java
13 79 (21.94%) Opscode Chef
14 76 (21.11%) AWS CloudFormation
15 73 (20.28%) Go
16 72 (20.00%) Ansible
16 72 (20.00%) Infrastructure as Code
16 72 (20.00%) C#
16 72 (20.00%) TDD
16 72 (20.00%) Puppet
17 68 (18.89%) Continuous Integration
18 62 (17.22%) Node.js
19 56 (15.56%) Git (software)
20 52 (14.44%) Vue.js
20 52 (14.44%) AngularJS
21 50 (13.89%) SQL
22 49 (13.61%) Scrum
23 47 (13.06%) React
23 47 (13.06%) Problem-Solving

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 18 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (2.78%) Apache Spark
3 7 (1.94%) IIS
3 7 (1.94%) nginx
4 6 (1.67%) OpenStack
5 5 (1.39%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (0.83%) CloudStack
6 3 (0.83%) Confluence
7 2 (0.56%) Apache
8 1 (0.28%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 238 (66.11%) AWS
2 163 (45.28%) Azure
3 100 (27.78%) GCP
4 76 (21.11%) AWS CloudFormation
5 40 (11.11%) PaaS
6 38 (10.56%) SaaS
7 35 (9.72%) IaaS
8 33 (9.17%) Serverless
9 21 (5.83%) Azure Active Directory
10 20 (5.56%) Amazon EKS
10 20 (5.56%) GitHub
11 17 (4.72%) Pulumi
12 16 (4.44%) AWS Lambda
12 16 (4.44%) OpenShift
13 11 (3.06%) Amazon ECS
14 9 (2.50%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 9 (2.50%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 9 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
14 9 (2.50%) Datadog
15 6 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.61%) TCP/IP
2 9 (2.50%) VPN
3 8 (2.22%) DNS
3 8 (2.22%) HTTP
4 6 (1.67%) DHCP
4 6 (1.67%) FTP
4 6 (1.67%) IPsec
5 3 (0.83%) Firewall
5 3 (0.83%) Network Security
5 3 (0.83%) SSL
5 3 (0.83%) VLAN
6 2 (0.56%) 5G
6 2 (0.56%) AMQP
6 2 (0.56%) Internet
6 2 (0.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (8.06%) MySQL
2 27 (7.50%) MongoDB
3 21 (5.83%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (4.72%) NoSQL
5 15 (4.17%) Big Data
6 14 (3.89%) Redis
7 12 (3.33%) Hadoop
8 10 (2.78%) Azure SQL Database
9 9 (2.50%) MariaDB
10 8 (2.22%) Neo4j
11 7 (1.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 7 (1.94%) Apache Hive
11 7 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.94%) GIS
11 7 (1.94%) SQL Server
12 5 (1.39%) BigQuery
13 2 (0.56%) Amazon Athena
13 2 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.56%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (0.56%) Looker
Development Applications
1 91 (25.28%) Jenkins
2 56 (15.56%) Git (software)
3 44 (12.22%) GitLab
4 19 (5.28%) Vagrant
5 17 (4.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 16 (4.44%) Gradle
7 15 (4.17%) Cucumber
8 12 (3.33%) IntelliJ
9 10 (2.78%) SonarQube
10 8 (2.22%) Jasmine
10 8 (2.22%) JIRA
11 7 (1.94%) TeamCity
12 6 (1.67%) Hudson
12 6 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (1.39%) Artifactory
13 5 (1.39%) CircleCI
13 5 (1.39%) Storybook
14 4 (1.11%) Maven
14 4 (1.11%) Mocha
15 2 (0.56%) Mercurial
General
1 44 (12.22%) Finance
2 35 (9.72%) Social Skills
3 19 (5.28%) Public Sector
4 15 (4.17%) Marketing
4 15 (4.17%) Retail
5 12 (3.33%) Electronics
5 12 (3.33%) Games
5 12 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (2.78%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.94%) Banking
8 5 (1.39%) Organisational Skills
8 5 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.11%) Advertising
9 4 (1.11%) Law
10 3 (0.83%) Legal
11 2 (0.56%) Presentation Skills
11 2 (0.56%) Publishing
12 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.28%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 122 (33.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 82 (22.78%) Developer
3 74 (20.56%) AWS Engineer
4 58 (16.11%) AWS DevOps
5 57 (15.83%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 50 (13.89%) Software Engineer
7 29 (8.06%) Architect
8 26 (7.22%) Senior DevOps
9 25 (6.94%) Senior Developer
9 25 (6.94%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 21 (5.83%) Platform Engineer
11 19 (5.28%) Azure Architect
12 18 (5.00%) Azure Engineer
13 16 (4.44%) Cloud Engineer
13 16 (4.44%) Technical Leader
14 14 (3.89%) Senior Software Engineer
15 13 (3.61%) Java Developer
16 12 (3.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
16 12 (3.33%) C# Developer
17 11 (3.06%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (17.22%) Node.js
2 52 (14.44%) AngularJS
2 52 (14.44%) Vue.js
3 47 (13.06%) React
4 28 (7.78%) .NET
4 28 (7.78%) Web Services
5 22 (6.11%) Kafka
6 17 (4.72%) REST
7 15 (4.17%) CSS
7 15 (4.17%) Spring Boot
8 14 (3.89%) GraphQL
9 13 (3.61%) .NET Core
9 13 (3.61%) Spring
10 12 (3.33%) OpenJDK
11 11 (3.06%) HTML
11 11 (3.06%) Jest
12 10 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
13 9 (2.50%) Elastic Stack
13 9 (2.50%) jQuery
14 8 (2.22%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.11%) Hybrid Cloud
1 22 (6.11%) Public Cloud
2 15 (4.17%) Cloud Native
3 12 (3.33%) e-Learning
4 11 (3.06%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (2.22%) Blog
5 8 (2.22%) Enterprise Cloud
6 7 (1.94%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (1.67%) User Experience
7 6 (1.67%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.39%) iPad
8 5 (1.39%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.83%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.83%) Clustering
9 3 (0.83%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.56%) FMCG
10 2 (0.56%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.28%) Life Science
11 1 (0.28%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 117 (32.50%) Linux
2 29 (8.06%) Windows
3 25 (6.94%) Unix
4 13 (3.61%) Windows Server
5 12 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.11%) Alpine Linux
6 4 (1.11%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (0.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (65.83%) DevOps
2 193 (53.61%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (35.00%) Software Engineering
4 72 (20.00%) Infrastructure as Code
4 72 (20.00%) TDD
5 68 (18.89%) Continuous Integration
6 49 (13.61%) Scrum
7 47 (13.06%) Problem-Solving
8 46 (12.78%) Deployment Automation
9 45 (12.50%) Microservices
10 43 (11.94%) Configuration Management
10 43 (11.94%) Migration
11 39 (10.83%) Continuous Delivery
11 39 (10.83%) OOP
12 32 (8.89%) SOLID
13 31 (8.61%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
13 31 (8.61%) Fintech
13 31 (8.61%) Unit Testing
14 30 (8.33%) Coaching
15 28 (7.78%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 124 (34.44%) JavaScript
2 117 (32.50%) Python
3 80 (22.22%) Java
4 73 (20.28%) Go
5 72 (20.00%) C#
6 50 (13.89%) SQL
7 45 (12.50%) Bash Shell
8 44 (12.22%) Ruby
8 44 (12.22%) TypeScript
9 39 (10.83%) PowerShell
10 38 (10.56%) Scala
11 35 (9.72%) C++
12 34 (9.44%) Kotlin
13 20 (5.56%) PHP
14 19 (5.28%) Groovy
15 18 (5.00%) ES6
16 7 (1.94%) Perl
17 5 (1.39%) Rust
18 4 (1.11%) T-SQL
19 2 (0.56%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 37 (10.28%) SC Cleared
3 16 (4.44%) AWS Certification
4 6 (1.67%) Degree
4 6 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.39%) OCP
5 5 (1.39%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (1.11%) RHCE
7 3 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.83%) PhD
8 2 (0.56%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.56%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.28%) CCSP
9 1 (0.28%) CEH
9 1 (0.28%) CISA
9 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.28%) CISM
9 1 (0.28%) CISSP
9 1 (0.28%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.33%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.67%) QA
3 3 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 273 (75.83%) Docker
2 21 (5.83%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.28%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 228 (63.33%) Terraform
2 79 (21.94%) Opscode Chef
3 72 (20.00%) Ansible
3 72 (20.00%) Puppet
4 26 (7.22%) Grafana
4 26 (7.22%) Packer
5 23 (6.39%) Prometheus
6 13 (3.61%) Istio
7 11 (3.06%) Consul
7 11 (3.06%) Graphite
8 9 (2.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 9 (2.50%) Opsview
8 9 (2.50%) SCCM
8 9 (2.50%) SCOM
9 8 (2.22%) Docker Swarm
9 8 (2.22%) Salt
10 7 (1.94%) CFEngine
11 6 (1.67%) Nagios
11 6 (1.67%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.83%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 32 (8.89%) Microsoft
2 23 (6.39%) Google
3 14 (3.89%) SaltStack
4 12 (3.33%) Aquila
4 12 (3.33%) Oracle
5 10 (2.78%) SAP
6 9 (2.50%) IBM
6 9 (2.50%) New Relic
7 8 (2.22%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.56%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.56%) Cloudera
8 2 (0.56%) Hortonworks
8 2 (0.56%) Juniper
8 2 (0.56%) PayPal
8 2 (0.56%) VMware
9 1 (0.28%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.28%) Splunk