Period
to 29 October 2020

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 29 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 31 106 123
Rank change year-on-year +75 +17 +94
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 194 188 187
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 7.29% 2.87% 2.56%
As % of the Systems Management category 47.55% 24.10% 24.48%
Number of salaries quoted 203 169 157
Median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £39,950 £35,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £80,106 £80,000
North West median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year -8.33% +17.07% -2.38%

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 408 780 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.33% 11.91% 10.46%
Number of salaries quoted 352 630 659
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £36,713 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £73,750
North West median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%

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 29 October 2020.

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 29 October 2020. 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
Salford - 2 £45,000 - 2
Cheadle +7 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Wigan - 1 £75,000 -
Kubernetes
North West

For the 6 months to 29 October 2020, 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.

1 140 (72.16%) DevOps
2 139 (71.65%) Docker
3 88 (45.36%) AWS
4 84 (43.30%) Agile Software Development
5 71 (36.60%) Azure
6 66 (34.02%) Python
7 65 (33.51%) Terraform
8 62 (31.96%) Linux
9 56 (28.87%) JavaScript
10 54 (27.84%) Software Engineering
11 51 (26.29%) Microservices
12 44 (22.68%) Ansible
13 43 (22.16%) GCP
13 43 (22.16%) Infrastructure as Code
14 39 (20.10%) C#
15 37 (19.07%) Puppet
16 36 (18.56%) Continuous Integration
17 33 (17.01%) Node.js
17 33 (17.01%) TDD
17 33 (17.01%) .NET
17 33 (17.01%) Opscode Chef
18 30 (15.46%) Go
19 29 (14.95%) Jenkins
19 29 (14.95%) Finance
19 29 (14.95%) Bash Shell
20 28 (14.43%) Windows
20 28 (14.43%) TypeScript
21 27 (13.92%) Law
22 25 (12.89%) React
22 25 (12.89%) Serverless

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 (7.73%) Apache
2 13 (6.70%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (5.67%) nginx
4 6 (3.09%) Apache Spark
4 6 (3.09%) IIS
4 6 (3.09%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.03%) Confluence
5 2 (1.03%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.52%) JBoss
6 1 (0.52%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (6.70%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.03%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 88 (45.36%) AWS
2 71 (36.60%) Azure
3 43 (22.16%) GCP
4 25 (12.89%) Serverless
5 22 (11.34%) AWS CloudFormation
6 15 (7.73%) AWS Lambda
7 13 (6.70%) SaaS
8 9 (4.64%) IaaS
8 9 (4.64%) PaaS
9 8 (4.12%) Amazon S3
9 8 (4.12%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (4.12%) GitHub
10 7 (3.61%) Amazon EKS
10 7 (3.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 6 (3.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 6 (3.09%) Amazon ECS
12 5 (2.58%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (2.58%) OpenShift
13 4 (2.06%) Yarn
14 3 (1.55%) AWS CodeCommit
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.58%) Software-Defined Networking
2 4 (2.06%) DNS
2 4 (2.06%) Firewall
2 4 (2.06%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.55%) HTTP
3 3 (1.55%) VPN
4 2 (1.03%) DHCP
4 2 (1.03%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.03%) Internet
4 2 (1.03%) Network Security
4 2 (1.03%) VLAN
5 1 (0.52%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.52%) LAN
5 1 (0.52%) OSPF
5 1 (0.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.76%) NoSQL
2 16 (8.25%) MySQL
3 13 (6.70%) MongoDB
4 10 (5.15%) SQL Server
5 8 (4.12%) Redis
6 7 (3.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (2.06%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.03%) Neo4j
8 2 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.03%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.52%) Amazon Aurora
9 1 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.52%) Big Data
9 1 (0.52%) Cosmos DB
9 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 29 (14.95%) Jenkins
2 20 (10.31%) Git (software)
3 17 (8.76%) TeamCity
4 9 (4.64%) Octopus Deploy
5 8 (4.12%) GitLab
5 8 (4.12%) JIRA
6 5 (2.58%) Bitbucket
6 5 (2.58%) SonarQube
7 4 (2.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (2.06%) Grunt
7 4 (2.06%) gulp
7 4 (2.06%) PHPUnit
7 4 (2.06%) webpack
8 3 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.03%) CircleCI
9 2 (1.03%) git-flow
9 2 (1.03%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.03%) Selenium
9 2 (1.03%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.03%) Travis CI
General
1 29 (14.95%) Finance
2 27 (13.92%) Law
3 12 (6.19%) Retail
4 8 (4.12%) Legal
5 7 (3.61%) Marketing
6 5 (2.58%) Public Sector
7 4 (2.06%) Banking
7 4 (2.06%) Electronics
7 4 (2.06%) Games
7 4 (2.06%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.06%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.03%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.03%) Local Government
9 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.52%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 61 (31.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 52 (26.80%) Developer
3 32 (16.49%) AWS Engineer
4 27 (13.92%) Software Engineer
5 21 (10.82%) AWS DevOps
5 21 (10.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 18 (9.28%) Senior Developer
7 15 (7.73%) .NET Developer
7 15 (7.73%) Software Developer
8 14 (7.22%) Senior DevOps
8 14 (7.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 13 (6.70%) Linux Engineer
10 12 (6.19%) Senior Software Engineer
11 11 (5.67%) Cloud Engineer
12 10 (5.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (5.15%) PHP Developer
13 8 (4.12%) Azure Engineer
13 8 (4.12%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 8 (4.12%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 8 (4.12%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (17.01%) .NET
1 33 (17.01%) Node.js
2 25 (12.89%) React
3 23 (11.86%) .NET Core
4 22 (11.34%) CSS
5 21 (10.82%) Redux
6 18 (9.28%) AngularJS
6 18 (9.28%) HTML
7 17 (8.76%) Vue.js
8 10 (5.15%) RabbitMQ
9 9 (4.64%) KnockoutJS
9 9 (4.64%) REST
10 8 (4.12%) Kafka
11 7 (3.61%) GatsbyJS
11 7 (3.61%) GraphQL
12 6 (3.09%) CSS3
12 6 (3.09%) HTML5
12 6 (3.09%) LAMP
13 5 (2.58%) Spring
13 5 (2.58%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.31%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (7.22%) User Experience
3 13 (6.70%) Public Cloud
4 11 (5.67%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (4.12%) Algorithms
6 8 (4.12%) Data Centre
7 6 (3.09%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.58%) Enterprise Cloud
9 4 (2.06%) Blog
9 4 (2.06%) NHS
10 3 (1.55%) Cloud Native
10 3 (1.55%) EPoS
10 3 (1.55%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.55%) N-Tier
11 2 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (1.03%) Private Cloud
11 2 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
12 1 (0.52%) CCTV
12 1 (0.52%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 62 (31.96%) Linux
2 28 (14.43%) Windows
3 9 (4.64%) CentOS
3 9 (4.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (4.64%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.58%) Android
4 5 (2.58%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.06%) Unix
5 4 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.03%) DC/OS
7 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (72.16%) DevOps
2 84 (43.30%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (27.84%) Software Engineering
4 51 (26.29%) Microservices
5 43 (22.16%) Infrastructure as Code
6 36 (18.56%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (17.01%) TDD
8 23 (11.86%) E-Commerce
9 22 (11.34%) Analytics
9 22 (11.34%) Configuration Management
10 20 (10.31%) Problem-Solving
11 19 (9.79%) Deployment Automation
12 18 (9.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 17 (8.76%) Machine Learning
13 17 (8.76%) Mentoring
13 17 (8.76%) Scrum
14 16 (8.25%) OOP
14 16 (8.25%) Pair Programming
15 15 (7.73%) Continuous Deployment
16 14 (7.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 66 (34.02%) Python
2 56 (28.87%) JavaScript
3 39 (20.10%) C#
4 30 (15.46%) Go
5 29 (14.95%) Bash Shell
6 28 (14.43%) TypeScript
7 24 (12.37%) SQL
8 20 (10.31%) PowerShell
9 17 (8.76%) Ruby
10 16 (8.25%) PHP
11 15 (7.73%) Java
12 6 (3.09%) ES6
13 5 (2.58%) C++
13 5 (2.58%) Perl
14 4 (2.06%) Kotlin
14 4 (2.06%) Scala
15 3 (1.55%) C
15 3 (1.55%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.52%) Groovy
16 1 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (3.61%) AWS Certification
2 6 (3.09%) Degree
2 6 (3.09%) RHCE
3 5 (2.58%) CCIE
3 5 (2.58%) CCNA
3 5 (2.58%) CCNP
3 5 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.55%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.55%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.09%) QA
2 2 (1.03%) SLA
3 1 (0.52%) GDPR
3 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 139 (71.65%) Docker
2 9 (4.64%) Active Directory
3 8 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.55%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.55%) vSphere
4 3 (1.55%) zsh
5 2 (1.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (1.03%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 65 (33.51%) Terraform
2 44 (22.68%) Ansible
3 37 (19.07%) Puppet
4 33 (17.01%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.06%) Grafana
5 4 (2.06%) Prometheus
6 2 (1.03%) Marathon
6 2 (1.03%) Mesos
6 2 (1.03%) Rancher
7 1 (0.52%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.52%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.52%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.52%) Nagios
7 1 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 21 (10.82%) VMware
2 16 (8.25%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.25%) Splunk
3 14 (7.22%) Google
4 7 (3.61%) New Relic
5 5 (2.58%) SaltStack
6 4 (2.06%) SAP
7 3 (1.55%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.55%) Zend
8 2 (1.03%) Cisco
8 2 (1.03%) Oracle
8 2 (1.03%) Rackspace
8 2 (1.03%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.03%) Sparx
9 1 (0.52%) IBM
9 1 (0.52%) MEDITECH