Period
to 26 May 2020

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 26 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
England > North of England
6 months to
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 62 150 222
Rank change year-on-year +88 +72 +233
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 506 441 330
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 4.20% 2.34% 1.39%
As % of the Systems Management category 35.07% 19.83% 14.99%
Number of salaries quoted 476 373 290
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -2.33%
10th Percentile £39,750 £36,250 £34,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £81,250
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -3.70%

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 1,443 2,224 2,202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 11.98% 11.78% 9.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,157 1,589 1,845
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,350 £27,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,097 £67,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +4.76%

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 26 May 2020.

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 26 May 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
North West +92 295 £57,500 -4.17% 69
Yorkshire +84 203 £52,500 - 29
North East +2 8 £50,000 +14.29% 8
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 North of England region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 382 (75.49%) Docker
2 324 (64.03%) DevOps
3 258 (50.99%) AWS
4 226 (44.66%) Agile Software Development
5 215 (42.49%) Azure
6 193 (38.14%) Python
7 184 (36.36%) Terraform
8 182 (35.97%) Linux
9 155 (30.63%) Java
10 141 (27.87%) JavaScript
10 141 (27.87%) Jenkins
11 138 (27.27%) Ansible
12 113 (22.33%) Microservices
13 112 (22.13%) Software Engineering
14 104 (20.55%) Git (software)
15 102 (20.16%) Puppet
15 102 (20.16%) Opscode Chef
16 95 (18.77%) C#
17 87 (17.19%) Continuous Integration
18 83 (16.40%) SQL
19 80 (15.81%) Node.js
20 76 (15.02%) Configuration Management
21 69 (13.64%) .NET
22 67 (13.24%) TDD
22 67 (13.24%) GCP
23 66 (13.04%) Bash Shell
24 63 (12.45%) React
25 61 (12.06%) Spring
26 58 (11.46%) Scrum
27 57 (11.26%) JIRA

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 41 (8.10%) OpenStack
2 28 (5.53%) Apache
3 26 (5.14%) Confluence
4 17 (3.36%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (3.16%) nginx
6 14 (2.77%) Apache Spark
7 9 (1.78%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.79%) CMS
9 3 (0.59%) JBoss
9 3 (0.59%) Sitefinity
10 2 (0.40%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.40%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.20%) Apache Airflow
11 1 (0.20%) Luigi
11 1 (0.20%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 258 (50.99%) AWS
2 215 (42.49%) Azure
3 67 (13.24%) GCP
4 40 (7.91%) IaaS
5 39 (7.71%) AWS CloudFormation
6 34 (6.72%) GitHub
7 32 (6.32%) SaaS
7 32 (6.32%) Serverless
8 29 (5.73%) AWS Lambda
9 28 (5.53%) OpenShift
10 23 (4.55%) PaaS
10 23 (4.55%) Slack
11 15 (2.96%) Amazon ECS
12 13 (2.57%) AWS CodeCommit
13 11 (2.17%) Office 365
14 10 (1.98%) IBM Cloud
15 8 (1.58%) Amazon EKS
15 8 (1.58%) Amazon S3
16 7 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
16 7 (1.38%) AWS CodeBuild
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.56%) Software-Defined Networking
2 14 (2.77%) WAN
3 13 (2.57%) Firewall
4 12 (2.37%) OSPF
5 10 (1.98%) BGP
5 10 (1.98%) LAN
5 10 (1.98%) VPN
5 10 (1.98%) VXLAN
6 8 (1.58%) TCP/IP
7 7 (1.38%) DNS
8 6 (1.19%) Internet
9 5 (0.99%) IPv6
9 5 (0.99%) MPLS
9 5 (0.99%) RSVP
10 4 (0.79%) Network Security
11 3 (0.59%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (0.59%) DHCP
11 3 (0.59%) HTTP
11 3 (0.59%) IP Telephony
11 3 (0.59%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (11.26%) MySQL
2 46 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 39 (7.71%) SQL Server
4 34 (6.72%) MongoDB
5 27 (5.34%) Relational Database
6 17 (3.36%) Big Data
7 15 (2.96%) Neo4j
7 15 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (2.17%) Oracle Database
9 10 (1.98%) Amazon RDS
9 10 (1.98%) Hadoop
10 9 (1.78%) Data Lake
11 7 (1.38%) Amazon Redshift
12 6 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 6 (1.19%) GIS
12 6 (1.19%) Power BI
13 5 (0.99%) Apache Hive
13 5 (0.99%) Azure SQL Database
13 5 (0.99%) Cosmos DB
14 4 (0.79%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 141 (27.87%) Jenkins
2 104 (20.55%) Git (software)
3 57 (11.26%) JIRA
4 30 (5.93%) GitLab
4 30 (5.93%) Maven
5 22 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 16 (3.16%) SonarQube
7 15 (2.96%) Sonatype Nexus
7 15 (2.96%) Visual Studio Team System
8 14 (2.77%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (2.57%) JUnit
9 13 (2.57%) Selenium
9 13 (2.57%) Subversion
10 12 (2.37%) Mercurial
10 12 (2.37%) Mockito
11 11 (2.17%) Cucumber
11 11 (2.17%) SoapUI
11 11 (2.17%) TeamCity
12 10 (1.98%) Bitbucket
13 9 (1.78%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 45 (8.89%) Finance
2 25 (4.94%) Banking
3 24 (4.74%) Law
4 19 (3.75%) Retail
5 17 (3.36%) Public Sector
6 16 (3.16%) Marketing
7 8 (1.58%) Legal
8 7 (1.38%) Games
8 7 (1.38%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.99%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.99%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.20%) Automotive
10 1 (0.20%) Electronics
10 1 (0.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 137 (27.08%) Developer
2 125 (24.70%) DevOps Engineer
3 48 (9.49%) Platform Engineer
4 47 (9.29%) AWS Engineer
5 36 (7.11%) Cloud Engineer
5 36 (7.11%) Senior Developer
6 35 (6.92%) Software Engineer
7 30 (5.93%) Java Engineer
8 28 (5.53%) JavaScript Developer
9 25 (4.94%) Java Developer
10 22 (4.35%) Software Developer
11 21 (4.15%) AWS DevOps
11 21 (4.15%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 21 (4.15%) Senior DevOps
11 21 (4.15%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 20 (3.95%) .NET Developer
13 19 (3.75%) React Developer
14 18 (3.56%) C# Developer
15 17 (3.36%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 15 (2.96%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (15.81%) Node.js
2 69 (13.64%) .NET
3 63 (12.45%) React
4 61 (12.06%) Spring
5 50 (9.88%) HTML
6 49 (9.68%) Web Services
7 46 (9.09%) AngularJS
7 46 (9.09%) Spring Boot
8 43 (8.50%) .NET Core
9 42 (8.30%) CSS
10 39 (7.71%) Redux
11 33 (6.52%) REST
12 29 (5.73%) ASP.NET
12 29 (5.73%) HTML5
13 25 (4.94%) Kafka
13 25 (4.94%) RabbitMQ
14 23 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
14 23 (4.55%) Hibernate
15 21 (4.15%) GraphQL
16 17 (3.36%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 52 (10.28%) Greenfield Project
2 22 (4.35%) Public Cloud
3 21 (4.15%) Data Centre
4 19 (3.75%) Algorithms
5 15 (2.96%) User Experience
6 14 (2.77%) Data Structures
7 13 (2.57%) Mobile App
7 13 (2.57%) Private Cloud
8 12 (2.37%) Hybrid Cloud
9 11 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (2.17%) IVR
10 10 (1.98%) Blog
11 9 (1.78%) Cloud Native
12 8 (1.58%) Self-Motivation
13 6 (1.19%) Derivative
14 5 (0.99%) Acoustics
14 5 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
15 4 (0.79%) N-Tier
16 3 (0.59%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 182 (35.97%) Linux
2 38 (7.51%) Unix
2 38 (7.51%) Windows
3 19 (3.75%) CentOS
4 18 (3.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (2.96%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.19%) Mac OS X
6 6 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.79%) VMS
8 2 (0.40%) Android
8 2 (0.40%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.20%) Debian
9 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (64.03%) DevOps
2 226 (44.66%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (22.33%) Microservices
4 112 (22.13%) Software Engineering
5 87 (17.19%) Continuous Integration
6 76 (15.02%) Configuration Management
7 67 (13.24%) TDD
8 58 (11.46%) Scrum
9 51 (10.08%) Infrastructure as Code
10 50 (9.88%) High Availability
11 49 (9.68%) Mentoring
12 44 (8.70%) Test Automation
13 43 (8.50%) Migration
14 42 (8.30%) Open Source
15 41 (8.10%) BDD
16 40 (7.91%) Deployment Automation
17 39 (7.71%) E-Commerce
18 38 (7.51%) MVC
19 34 (6.72%) Problem-Solving
20 32 (6.32%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 193 (38.14%) Python
2 155 (30.63%) Java
3 141 (27.87%) JavaScript
4 95 (18.77%) C#
5 83 (16.40%) SQL
6 66 (13.04%) Bash Shell
7 57 (11.26%) Go
8 56 (11.07%) PowerShell
9 49 (9.68%) Ruby
10 46 (9.09%) Kotlin
11 40 (7.91%) Scala
11 40 (7.91%) TypeScript
12 34 (6.72%) Java 8
13 30 (5.93%) PHP
14 21 (4.15%) C
15 17 (3.36%) C++
16 13 (2.57%) Groovy
17 12 (2.37%) ES6
18 9 (1.78%) Shell Script
19 7 (1.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (4.15%) Degree
2 20 (3.95%) Security Cleared
3 17 (3.36%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (2.96%) DV Cleared
5 12 (2.37%) CCNA
5 12 (2.37%) CCNP
6 11 (2.17%) CCIE
7 6 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.19%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.99%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.99%) JNCIE
8 5 (0.99%) JNCIP
9 4 (0.79%) RHCE
9 4 (0.79%) TOGAF Certification
10 3 (0.59%) CCDP
11 2 (0.40%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.20%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.37%) QA
2 7 (1.38%) GDPR
3 2 (0.40%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.40%) SLA
4 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 382 (75.49%) Docker
2 19 (3.75%) Active Directory
2 19 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.37%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.99%) VirtualBox
5 3 (0.59%) HDFS
6 2 (0.40%) Postfix
6 2 (0.40%) vSphere
7 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 184 (36.36%) Terraform
2 138 (27.27%) Ansible
3 102 (20.16%) Opscode Chef
3 102 (20.16%) Puppet
4 24 (4.74%) Docker Swarm
5 16 (3.16%) Prometheus
5 16 (3.16%) Rancher
6 13 (2.57%) Grafana
7 11 (2.17%) Kibana
8 7 (1.38%) Istio
8 7 (1.38%) Nagios
8 7 (1.38%) Packer
9 4 (0.79%) Consul
9 4 (0.79%) Graphite
10 3 (0.59%) Hadoop YARN
10 3 (0.59%) SCCM
11 2 (0.40%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.40%) HP Fortify
11 2 (0.40%) Opsview
11 2 (0.40%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 44 (8.70%) Google
2 39 (7.71%) VMware
3 33 (6.52%) Microsoft
4 26 (5.14%) Oracle
5 24 (4.74%) Atlassian
6 16 (3.16%) Cisco
6 16 (3.16%) Red Hat
7 13 (2.57%) IBM
8 11 (2.17%) Veracode
9 9 (1.78%) Rackspace
10 7 (1.38%) Cloudera
11 6 (1.19%) CA
11 6 (1.19%) CA Agile Central
11 6 (1.19%) Micro Focus
11 6 (1.19%) Parasoft
11 6 (1.19%) SaltStack
12 5 (0.99%) Apple
12 5 (0.99%) Cognizant
12 5 (0.99%) Dynatrace
12 5 (0.99%) Juniper