Period
to

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 18 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 63 60 96
Rank change year-on-year -3 +36 +71
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 526 441 147
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.38% 4.59% 3.07%
As % of the Systems Management category 35.28% 33.36% 25.13%
Number of salaries quoted 399 331 120
10th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £53,750 £51,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% +9.09% +4.76%
75th Percentile £83,750 £73,750 £65,625
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -

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 the Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,491 1,322 585
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 12.42% 13.75% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 934 1,028 444
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,764 £27,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Kubernetes as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in the Midlands

Kubernetes
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Kubernetes in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Kubernetes in the Midlands

Kubernetes
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Kubernetes in the Midlands over the 6 months to 18 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Kubernetes in the Midlands

Kubernetes
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kubernetes within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 August 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
West Midlands -13 368 £70,000 +16.67% 35
East Midlands +23 158 £67,500 +17.39% 25
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 374 (71.10%) Docker
2 332 (63.12%) AWS
3 312 (59.32%) Agile
4 283 (53.80%) DevOps
5 251 (47.72%) Azure
6 204 (38.78%) Python
7 183 (34.79%) Java
8 172 (32.70%) CI/CD
9 171 (32.51%) Terraform
10 167 (31.75%) Software Engineering
11 158 (30.04%) SQL
12 144 (27.38%) Linux
13 137 (26.05%) Microservices
14 123 (23.38%) Containerisation
15 114 (21.67%) Azure DevOps
15 114 (21.67%) Finance
16 111 (21.10%) C#
17 109 (20.72%) PowerShell
18 108 (20.53%) .NET
19 106 (20.15%) Infrastructure as Code
20 101 (19.20%) Go
21 96 (18.25%) GCP
22 95 (18.06%) Ansible
22 95 (18.06%) Jenkins
23 92 (17.49%) JavaScript
24 86 (16.35%) Problem-Solving
24 86 (16.35%) Social Skills
25 85 (16.16%) Bash
26 81 (15.40%) Git (software)
27 79 (15.02%) Microsoft

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 (4.75%) Confluence
2 23 (4.37%) OpenStack
3 21 (3.99%) Apache Solr
4 18 (3.42%) Apache Airflow
4 18 (3.42%) JBoss
5 16 (3.04%) WebSphere
6 13 (2.47%) Apache
7 11 (2.09%) Apache Spark
8 10 (1.90%) GlassFish
8 10 (1.90%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.33%) IIS
10 6 (1.14%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.19%) nginx
11 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Fuse
11 1 (0.19%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 332 (63.12%) AWS
2 251 (47.72%) Azure
3 114 (21.67%) Azure DevOps
4 96 (18.25%) GCP
5 74 (14.07%) SaaS
6 46 (8.75%) OpenShift
7 43 (8.17%) Azure AKS
8 38 (7.22%) Amazon EKS
9 36 (6.84%) Serverless
10 35 (6.65%) GitHub
11 26 (4.94%) AWS CloudFormation
12 25 (4.75%) Cloud Computing
12 25 (4.75%) PaaS
13 24 (4.56%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 21 (3.99%) Amazon ECS
15 19 (3.61%) IaaS
15 19 (3.61%) Power Platform
16 16 (3.04%) Cloud Functions
17 15 (2.85%) AWS Lambda
18 14 (2.66%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 32 (6.08%) DNS
2 29 (5.51%) HTTP
3 25 (4.75%) Firewall
4 24 (4.56%) TCP/IP
5 21 (3.99%) Internet
6 17 (3.23%) WAN
7 15 (2.85%) SSH
8 14 (2.66%) SMTP
9 10 (1.90%) 5G
9 10 (1.90%) SD-WAN
9 10 (1.90%) Software-Defined Networking
10 8 (1.52%) LAN
10 8 (1.52%) SSL
11 7 (1.33%) Kerberos
12 5 (0.95%) AMQP
13 4 (0.76%) DHCP
13 4 (0.76%) FCAPS
13 4 (0.76%) SAN
14 3 (0.57%) DMZ
14 3 (0.57%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (12.36%) NoSQL
2 61 (11.60%) PostgreSQL
3 60 (11.41%) SQL Server
4 38 (7.22%) MongoDB
5 24 (4.56%) Azure SQL Database
5 24 (4.56%) Big Data
6 21 (3.99%) Redis
7 20 (3.80%) BigQuery
8 17 (3.23%) Power BI
9 15 (2.85%) Looker
9 15 (2.85%) Tableau
10 14 (2.66%) MySQL
11 11 (2.09%) Relational Database
12 10 (1.90%) Amazon RDS
12 10 (1.90%) Sybase IQ
13 9 (1.71%) Flink
14 7 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
14 7 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
15 5 (0.95%) Cloud Spanner
15 5 (0.95%) DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 95 (18.06%) Jenkins
2 81 (15.40%) Git (software)
3 57 (10.84%) JIRA
4 42 (7.98%) GitLab
5 33 (6.27%) CircleCI
6 22 (4.18%) Maven
7 12 (2.28%) Bitbucket
7 12 (2.28%) Octopus Deploy
8 11 (2.09%) Subversion
9 10 (1.90%) JUnit
9 10 (1.90%) Mockito
10 8 (1.52%) Ant
10 8 (1.52%) Gradle
10 8 (1.52%) TeamCity
11 7 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (0.95%) git-flow
12 5 (0.95%) JMeter
13 4 (0.76%) Snyk
13 4 (0.76%) SonarQube
14 3 (0.57%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 114 (21.67%) Finance
2 86 (16.35%) Social Skills
3 43 (8.17%) Retail
4 39 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (4.56%) Public Sector
6 20 (3.80%) Documentation Skills
6 20 (3.80%) Presentation Skills
7 19 (3.61%) Automotive
8 16 (3.04%) Influencing Skills
8 16 (3.04%) Law
8 16 (3.04%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.90%) Legal
10 9 (1.71%) Aerospace
11 8 (1.52%) Games
11 8 (1.52%) Marketing
12 7 (1.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 7 (1.33%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.38%) Advertising
13 2 (0.38%) Back Office
13 2 (0.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 164 (31.18%) Developer
2 140 (26.62%) DevOps Engineer
3 58 (11.03%) Azure Engineer
4 52 (9.89%) Software Engineer
5 47 (8.94%) Senior Developer
6 45 (8.56%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 42 (7.98%) Java Developer
8 39 (7.41%) AWS Engineer
8 39 (7.41%) Cloud Engineer
9 33 (6.27%) AWS DevOps
10 31 (5.89%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 29 (5.51%) .NET Developer
11 29 (5.51%) Architect
12 27 (5.13%) Platform Engineer
12 27 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
13 24 (4.56%) Software Developer
14 23 (4.37%) Java Engineer
14 23 (4.37%) Senior DevOps
14 23 (4.37%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 22 (4.18%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (20.53%) .NET
2 67 (12.74%) RESTful
3 63 (11.98%) React
4 60 (11.41%) Node.js
4 60 (11.41%) Spring
5 53 (10.08%) Kafka
6 52 (9.89%) REST
7 42 (7.98%) .NET Core
8 36 (6.84%) Spring Boot
9 35 (6.65%) AngularJS
10 26 (4.94%) YAML
11 23 (4.37%) ASP.NET
12 20 (3.80%) Laravel
13 19 (3.61%) CSS
14 18 (3.42%) Elastic Stack
15 16 (3.04%) XML
16 15 (2.85%) NgRx
16 15 (2.85%) Web Services
17 13 (2.47%) Hibernate
17 13 (2.47%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (6.65%) Data Centre
2 27 (5.13%) Linux Command Line
3 25 (4.75%) Life Science
4 23 (4.37%) Greenfield Project
4 23 (4.37%) Management Information System
5 22 (4.18%) Cloud Native
5 22 (4.18%) Public Cloud
6 21 (3.99%) Self-Motivation
7 19 (3.61%) Social Media
7 19 (3.61%) Virtual Team
8 13 (2.47%) Data Structures
9 12 (2.28%) Algorithms
10 10 (1.90%) Enterprise Cloud
11 9 (1.71%) Mobile App
11 9 (1.71%) Satnav
11 9 (1.71%) Tandem
12 7 (1.33%) Private Cloud
13 6 (1.14%) EPoS
13 6 (1.14%) Legacy Applications
14 5 (0.95%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 144 (27.38%) Linux
2 42 (7.98%) Unix
3 31 (5.89%) Windows
4 26 (4.94%) CentOS
5 20 (3.80%) Windows Server
6 8 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.14%) AIX
8 4 (0.76%) Android
8 4 (0.76%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2016
9 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (59.32%) Agile
2 283 (53.80%) DevOps
3 172 (32.70%) CI/CD
4 167 (31.75%) Software Engineering
5 137 (26.05%) Microservices
6 123 (23.38%) Containerisation
7 106 (20.15%) Infrastructure as Code
8 86 (16.35%) Problem-Solving
9 73 (13.88%) Configuration Management
10 64 (12.17%) Mentoring
10 64 (12.17%) Platform Engineering
11 62 (11.79%) Test Automation
12 60 (11.41%) Coaching
12 60 (11.41%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 59 (11.22%) Scrum
14 54 (10.27%) Collaborative Working
15 47 (8.94%) Analytics
16 44 (8.37%) SDLC
17 43 (8.17%) Data Engineering
17 43 (8.17%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 204 (38.78%) Python
2 183 (34.79%) Java
3 158 (30.04%) SQL
4 111 (21.10%) C#
5 109 (20.72%) PowerShell
6 101 (19.20%) Go
7 92 (17.49%) JavaScript
8 85 (16.16%) Bash
9 52 (9.89%) PHP
10 30 (5.70%) TypeScript
11 28 (5.32%) C++
12 27 (5.13%) Perl
13 24 (4.56%) Ruby
14 22 (4.18%) T-SQL
15 15 (2.85%) Bicep
16 11 (2.09%) Scala
17 9 (1.71%) Kotlin
17 9 (1.71%) Shell Script
18 6 (1.14%) Groovy
19 4 (0.76%) ES6
Qualifications
1 49 (9.32%) Degree
2 36 (6.84%) Security Cleared
3 34 (6.46%) Computer Science Degree
4 31 (5.89%) SC Cleared
5 29 (5.51%) AWS Certification
6 9 (1.71%) AWS Certified Developer
6 9 (1.71%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
7 5 (0.95%) Azure Certification
8 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.38%) AWS Certified SysOps Administrator
9 2 (0.38%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.19%) MCSA
10 1 (0.19%) MCSE
10 1 (0.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.94%) Data Quality
2 18 (3.42%) QA
3 10 (1.90%) GDPR
3 10 (1.90%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.33%) SLA
5 3 (0.57%) NIST
6 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.38%) PMO
7 1 (0.19%) Accessibility
7 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 374 (71.10%) Docker
2 13 (2.47%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.76%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.38%) vSphere
6 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 171 (32.51%) Terraform
2 95 (18.06%) Ansible
3 41 (7.79%) Puppet
4 28 (5.32%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (4.18%) Grafana
6 13 (2.47%) Istio
7 12 (2.28%) Packer
7 12 (2.28%) Prometheus
8 11 (2.09%) Docker Swarm
8 11 (2.09%) Rancher
9 6 (1.14%) Argo
10 5 (0.95%) Kibana
10 5 (0.95%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.57%) CFEngine
11 3 (0.57%) Consul
12 2 (0.38%) Graphite
12 2 (0.38%) Nagios
13 1 (0.19%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.19%) Mesos
13 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 79 (15.02%) Microsoft
2 52 (9.89%) Google
3 35 (6.65%) Red Hat
4 24 (4.56%) Oracle
5 19 (3.61%) Twitter
6 13 (2.47%) Splunk
7 11 (2.09%) Sybase
8 10 (1.90%) VMware
9 9 (1.71%) Rackspace
9 9 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (1.33%) Databricks
11 6 (1.14%) Agilent
11 6 (1.14%) AppDynamics
11 6 (1.14%) Dynatrace
11 6 (1.14%) New Relic
12 5 (0.95%) Cisco
13 4 (0.76%) Cloudera
13 4 (0.76%) PagerDuty
14 3 (0.57%) HP
15 2 (0.38%) IBM