Period
to 25 February 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 25 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
England > North of England
6 months to
25 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 33 82 162
Rank change year-on-year +49 +80 +89
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 696 516 377
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 6.42% 3.25% 2.00%
As % of the Systems Management category 41.06% 30.48% 19.30%
Number of salaries quoted 832 505 308
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £38,750 £35,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £77,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +3.70% +3.85%

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 North of England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,695 1,693 1,953
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 15.64% 10.67% 10.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,473 1,385 1,599
Median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £35,050 £31,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,660 £72,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in the North of England

Kubernetes
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Kubernetes in the North of England.

Salary trend for Kubernetes in the North of England

Kubernetes
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Kubernetes in the North of England over the 6 months to 25 February 2021.

Salary histogram for Kubernetes in the North of England

Kubernetes
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kubernetes within the North of England region over the 6 months to 25 February 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
North West +45 338 £60,000 +9.09% 102
Yorkshire +47 332 £57,500 +4.55% 77
North East +30 26 £50,000 +2.56% 25
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 North of England region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 555 (79.74%) Docker
2 498 (71.55%) DevOps
3 464 (66.67%) Terraform
4 443 (63.65%) AWS
5 423 (60.78%) Agile Software Development
6 291 (41.81%) Python
7 273 (39.22%) Azure
8 242 (34.77%) Linux
9 236 (33.91%) Puppet
10 234 (33.62%) Opscode Chef
11 229 (32.90%) JavaScript
12 220 (31.61%) Java
13 208 (29.89%) Infrastructure as Code
14 207 (29.74%) Go
15 199 (28.59%) AWS CloudFormation
16 186 (26.72%) Ruby
17 177 (25.43%) Software Engineering
18 174 (25.00%) Jenkins
19 150 (21.55%) C#
20 149 (21.41%) Ansible
21 144 (20.69%) Configuration Management
22 139 (19.97%) Continuous Integration
23 138 (19.83%) Deployment Automation
24 136 (19.54%) Problem-Solving
25 128 (18.39%) SQL
26 125 (17.96%) GCP
27 118 (16.95%) Git (software)
27 118 (16.95%) TDD
28 117 (16.81%) Bash Shell
29 107 (15.37%) Pulumi

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 22 (3.16%) Apache Spark
2 20 (2.87%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (1.87%) Confluence
4 11 (1.58%) IIS
5 6 (0.86%) Apache
6 5 (0.72%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.57%) nginx
8 3 (0.43%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.29%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.29%) CloudStack
9 2 (0.29%) DNN
10 1 (0.14%) JBoss
10 1 (0.14%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.14%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 443 (63.65%) AWS
2 273 (39.22%) Azure
3 199 (28.59%) AWS CloudFormation
4 125 (17.96%) GCP
5 107 (15.37%) Pulumi
6 85 (12.21%) Amazon EKS
7 56 (8.05%) Serverless
8 48 (6.90%) Datadog
8 48 (6.90%) SaaS
9 30 (4.31%) PaaS
10 27 (3.88%) AWS Lambda
11 24 (3.45%) GitHub
12 23 (3.30%) Amazon ECS
13 21 (3.02%) IaaS
14 15 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
15 11 (1.58%) Azure Active Directory
15 11 (1.58%) Microsoft 365
16 9 (1.29%) Amazon S3
17 8 (1.15%) AWS CodePipeline
17 8 (1.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.44%) DNS
2 14 (2.01%) TCP/IP
3 12 (1.72%) DHCP
4 11 (1.58%) HTTP
5 9 (1.29%) FTP
5 9 (1.29%) Internet
6 6 (0.86%) Firewall
6 6 (0.86%) IPsec
6 6 (0.86%) Network Security
7 4 (0.57%) Kerberos
7 4 (0.57%) VPN
8 3 (0.43%) LAN
8 3 (0.43%) SSH
8 3 (0.43%) VLAN
8 3 (0.43%) WAN
9 1 (0.14%) SAN
9 1 (0.14%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (0.14%) SSL
9 1 (0.14%) VoIP
9 1 (0.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (13.79%) MySQL
2 79 (11.35%) PostgreSQL
3 73 (10.49%) MongoDB
4 57 (8.19%) Redis
5 54 (7.76%) Azure SQL Database
6 51 (7.33%) Cosmos DB
7 48 (6.90%) MariaDB
8 37 (5.32%) SQL Server
9 27 (3.88%) NoSQL
10 24 (3.45%) Hadoop
11 14 (2.01%) Apache Hive
11 14 (2.01%) Big Data
12 8 (1.15%) Amazon Redshift
13 7 (1.01%) HBase
13 7 (1.01%) Sqoop
14 6 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
15 5 (0.72%) Neo4j
16 4 (0.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 3 (0.43%) Relational Database
18 2 (0.29%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 174 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 118 (16.95%) Git (software)
3 48 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 45 (6.47%) GitLab
5 22 (3.16%) Cucumber
6 20 (2.87%) Gradle
6 20 (2.87%) JIRA
7 17 (2.44%) Vagrant
8 15 (2.16%) SonarQube
9 13 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 13 (1.87%) Octopus Deploy
9 13 (1.87%) TeamCity
10 12 (1.72%) IntelliJ
10 12 (1.72%) Maven
11 10 (1.44%) CircleCI
12 9 (1.29%) Jasmine
13 8 (1.15%) Bitbucket
13 8 (1.15%) Postman
14 6 (0.86%) PHPUnit
14 6 (0.86%) Storybook
General
1 62 (8.91%) Finance
2 30 (4.31%) Banking
3 27 (3.88%) Public Sector
4 21 (3.02%) Games
5 20 (2.87%) Marketing
6 17 (2.44%) Retail
7 14 (2.01%) Law
8 12 (1.72%) Electronics
9 10 (1.44%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.44%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.72%) Legal
11 3 (0.43%) Advertising
12 2 (0.29%) Billing
12 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.14%) Automotive
13 1 (0.14%) Back Office
13 1 (0.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 336 (48.28%) DevOps Engineer
2 187 (26.87%) AWS Engineer
3 165 (23.71%) AWS DevOps
3 165 (23.71%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 115 (16.52%) Software Engineer
5 106 (15.23%) Developer
6 80 (11.49%) Azure Engineer
7 66 (9.48%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 54 (7.76%) Azure DevOps
9 41 (5.89%) Senior DevOps
9 41 (5.89%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 31 (4.45%) Java Developer
10 31 (4.45%) Platform Engineer
11 30 (4.31%) Senior Developer
12 20 (2.87%) Java Engineer
13 18 (2.59%) Architect
13 18 (2.59%) Senior Software Engineer
14 16 (2.30%) Cloud Engineer
14 16 (2.30%) Full Stack Developer
15 15 (2.16%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (13.07%) AngularJS
2 86 (12.36%) Node.js
3 78 (11.21%) Vue.js
4 65 (9.34%) React
5 42 (6.03%) Web Services
6 41 (5.89%) .NET
7 33 (4.74%) Kafka
8 32 (4.60%) Spring
9 31 (4.45%) RESTful
10 29 (4.17%) CSS
11 28 (4.02%) Spring Boot
12 25 (3.59%) HTML
13 21 (3.02%) RabbitMQ
14 18 (2.59%) GraphQL
15 17 (2.44%) REST
16 15 (2.16%) Elastic Stack
17 14 (2.01%) .NET Core
18 13 (1.87%) Hibernate
19 12 (1.72%) Dropwizard
19 12 (1.72%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 59 (8.48%) Enterprise Cloud
2 57 (8.19%) Linux Command Line
3 35 (5.03%) Greenfield Project
4 22 (3.16%) Public Cloud
5 16 (2.30%) Hybrid Cloud
6 15 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (1.87%) Cloud Native
7 13 (1.87%) Data Centre
7 13 (1.87%) e-Learning
7 13 (1.87%) User Experience
8 8 (1.15%) Algorithms
8 8 (1.15%) Blog
8 8 (1.15%) NHS
9 6 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.72%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (0.43%) Clustering
11 3 (0.43%) Life Science
11 3 (0.43%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.29%) PKI
12 2 (0.29%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 242 (34.77%) Linux
2 48 (6.90%) Windows
3 29 (4.17%) Unix
4 26 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (3.02%) Windows Server
6 12 (1.72%) CentOS
7 6 (0.86%) Ubuntu
7 6 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.72%) Android
8 5 (0.72%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.29%) Fedora
10 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 498 (71.55%) DevOps
2 423 (60.78%) Agile Software Development
3 208 (29.89%) Infrastructure as Code
4 177 (25.43%) Software Engineering
5 144 (20.69%) Configuration Management
6 139 (19.97%) Continuous Integration
7 138 (19.83%) Deployment Automation
8 136 (19.54%) Problem-Solving
9 118 (16.95%) TDD
10 88 (12.64%) Scrum
11 86 (12.36%) Migration
12 76 (10.92%) Microservices
13 72 (10.34%) Mentoring
13 72 (10.34%) OOP
14 65 (9.34%) Analytics
15 60 (8.62%) Unit Testing
16 57 (8.19%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
16 57 (8.19%) SOLID
17 47 (6.75%) Web Application Development
18 39 (5.60%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 291 (41.81%) Python
2 229 (32.90%) JavaScript
3 220 (31.61%) Java
4 207 (29.74%) Go
5 186 (26.72%) Ruby
6 150 (21.55%) C#
7 128 (18.39%) SQL
8 117 (16.81%) Bash Shell
9 91 (13.07%) TypeScript
10 89 (12.79%) PowerShell
11 70 (10.06%) Scala
12 65 (9.34%) PHP
13 64 (9.20%) Kotlin
14 62 (8.91%) C++
15 59 (8.48%) Groovy
16 21 (3.02%) ES6
17 7 (1.01%) Java 8
17 7 (1.01%) Shell Script
18 6 (0.86%) Perl
19 5 (0.72%) Jython
Qualifications
1 62 (8.91%) AWS Certification
2 33 (4.74%) Security Cleared
3 30 (4.31%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.16%) Degree
5 8 (1.15%) RHCE
6 3 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.43%) OCP
6 3 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.29%) CCIE
7 2 (0.29%) CCNA
7 2 (0.29%) CCNP
8 1 (0.14%) CCSP
8 1 (0.14%) CEH
8 1 (0.14%) CISA
8 1 (0.14%) CISM
8 1 (0.14%) CISSP
8 1 (0.14%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.14%) GIAC
8 1 (0.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (1.44%) Data Quality
2 10 (1.44%) ISO 9001
3 9 (1.29%) GDPR
4 8 (1.15%) QA
5 4 (0.57%) SLA
6 2 (0.29%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.29%) IEC 62304
6 2 (0.29%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 555 (79.74%) Docker
2 18 (2.59%) Active Directory
3 15 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.01%) HDFS
5 5 (0.72%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.43%) VMware NSX
6 3 (0.43%) vSphere
7 2 (0.29%) Firmware
8 1 (0.14%) NFS
8 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 464 (66.67%) Terraform
2 236 (33.91%) Puppet
3 234 (33.62%) Opscode Chef
4 149 (21.41%) Ansible
5 59 (8.48%) Prometheus
6 57 (8.19%) Grafana
7 24 (3.45%) Packer
8 15 (2.16%) Nagios
9 10 (1.44%) Istio
10 8 (1.15%) Docker Swarm
10 8 (1.15%) Graphite
10 8 (1.15%) Rancher
11 7 (1.01%) Hadoop YARN
11 7 (1.01%) Opsview
12 6 (0.86%) Consul
13 5 (0.72%) CFEngine
14 4 (0.57%) CA Single Sign-On
15 3 (0.43%) Failover Clustering
16 2 (0.29%) Salt
16 2 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 105 (15.09%) SaltStack
2 52 (7.47%) New Relic
3 36 (5.17%) Microsoft
4 33 (4.74%) VMware
5 25 (3.59%) Google
6 22 (3.16%) Splunk
7 13 (1.87%) Oracle
8 12 (1.72%) Aquila
9 9 (1.29%) SAP
10 7 (1.01%) Atlassian
11 5 (0.72%) Apple
11 5 (0.72%) Dynatrace
11 5 (0.72%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.57%) IBM
13 3 (0.43%) Cisco
14 2 (0.29%) AlienVault
14 2 (0.29%) Databricks
14 2 (0.29%) Fortinet
14 2 (0.29%) NetApp
14 2 (0.29%) Zend