Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
England > North of England
6 months to
23 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 47 135 177
Rank change year-on-year +88 +42 +204
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 392 489 394
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 5.36% 2.58% 1.80%
As % of the Systems Management category 37.12% 21.63% 17.99%
Number of salaries quoted 432 448 335
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £36,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £66,500
% change year-on-year -3.57% +5.26% -1.48%

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 1,056 2,261 2,190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 14.45% 11.94% 10.03%
Number of salaries quoted 919 1,515 1,841
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%
10th Percentile £33,500 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,189 £70,484 £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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +98 210 £55,000 -8.33% 95
Yorkshire +77 159 £52,500 +5.00% 39
North East +18 22 £50,000 +8.11% 18
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 286 (72.96%) Docker
2 249 (63.52%) DevOps
3 201 (51.28%) AWS
4 187 (47.70%) Agile Software Development
5 156 (39.80%) Terraform
6 128 (32.65%) Azure
7 125 (31.89%) Python
8 111 (28.32%) Linux
9 101 (25.77%) Jenkins
10 97 (24.74%) JavaScript
11 96 (24.49%) Software Engineering
11 96 (24.49%) Microservices
12 89 (22.70%) Puppet
13 81 (20.66%) Java
14 80 (20.41%) Ansible
15 78 (19.90%) Infrastructure as Code
16 74 (18.88%) GCP
16 74 (18.88%) Continuous Integration
17 73 (18.62%) Opscode Chef
18 66 (16.84%) .NET
19 64 (16.33%) SQL
20 59 (15.05%) C#
21 58 (14.80%) Git (software)
22 57 (14.54%) React
23 55 (14.03%) Scrum
24 54 (13.78%) Node.js
25 53 (13.52%) Bash Shell
25 53 (13.52%) AWS CloudFormation
26 51 (13.01%) Deployment Automation
27 48 (12.24%) MySQL

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 24 (6.12%) Apache
2 17 (4.34%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (4.08%) OpenStack
4 12 (3.06%) nginx
5 9 (2.30%) Confluence
6 5 (1.28%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.28%) IIS
7 3 (0.77%) CMS
7 3 (0.77%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.77%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.26%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.26%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 13 (3.32%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.51%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 201 (51.28%) AWS
2 128 (32.65%) Azure
3 74 (18.88%) GCP
4 53 (13.52%) AWS CloudFormation
5 44 (11.22%) Serverless
6 31 (7.91%) AWS Lambda
7 27 (6.89%) GitHub
8 25 (6.38%) IaaS
9 24 (6.12%) SaaS
10 23 (5.87%) PaaS
11 18 (4.59%) OpenShift
12 17 (4.34%) Slack
13 14 (3.57%) Amazon S3
14 13 (3.32%) Amazon EKS
15 11 (2.81%) Amazon EC2
16 10 (2.55%) Amazon ELB
17 9 (2.30%) Amazon ECS
17 9 (2.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 7 (1.79%) AWS CodeCommit
18 7 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.06%) Firewall
2 11 (2.81%) Software-Defined Networking
3 6 (1.53%) DNS
3 6 (1.53%) OSPF
3 6 (1.53%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.53%) WAN
4 5 (1.28%) HTTP
4 5 (1.28%) Internet
4 5 (1.28%) VPN
5 4 (1.02%) BGP
5 4 (1.02%) VXLAN
6 3 (0.77%) VLAN
7 2 (0.51%) AMQP
7 2 (0.51%) DHCP
7 2 (0.51%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.51%) LAN
7 2 (0.51%) Network Security
8 1 (0.26%) SAN
8 1 (0.26%) SSL
8 1 (0.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (12.24%) MySQL
2 32 (8.16%) MongoDB
3 29 (7.40%) NoSQL
4 26 (6.63%) SQL Server
5 21 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (3.32%) Redis
7 11 (2.81%) Amazon RDS
8 10 (2.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 9 (2.30%) Neo4j
10 8 (2.04%) Relational Database
11 7 (1.79%) Azure SQL Database
12 6 (1.53%) Cosmos DB
13 5 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (1.02%) Big Data
14 4 (1.02%) Couchbase
14 4 (1.02%) MariaDB
15 2 (0.51%) Amazon Redshift
15 2 (0.51%) BigQuery
15 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database
16 1 (0.26%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 101 (25.77%) Jenkins
2 58 (14.80%) Git (software)
3 22 (5.61%) JIRA
4 20 (5.10%) GitLab
5 14 (3.57%) Maven
6 12 (3.06%) TeamCity
7 10 (2.55%) Bitbucket
7 10 (2.55%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (2.04%) JUnit
8 8 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (1.79%) PHPUnit
10 6 (1.53%) Eclipse
10 6 (1.53%) Selenium
10 6 (1.53%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (1.28%) SonarQube
11 5 (1.28%) Subversion
12 4 (1.02%) CircleCI
12 4 (1.02%) gulp
12 4 (1.02%) webpack
General
1 34 (8.67%) Finance
2 25 (6.38%) Law
3 13 (3.32%) Marketing
3 13 (3.32%) Retail
4 11 (2.81%) Banking
5 9 (2.30%) Public Sector
6 8 (2.04%) Games
7 6 (1.53%) Legal
8 5 (1.28%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.02%) Electronics
10 3 (0.77%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.51%) Local Government
12 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 130 (33.16%) DevOps Engineer
2 99 (25.26%) Developer
3 70 (17.86%) AWS Engineer
4 51 (13.01%) AWS DevOps
5 46 (11.73%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 45 (11.48%) Software Engineer
7 33 (8.42%) Cloud Engineer
8 29 (7.40%) Senior Developer
9 28 (7.14%) Java Developer
10 21 (5.36%) Azure Engineer
11 20 (5.10%) Platform Engineer
11 20 (5.10%) Senior DevOps
11 20 (5.10%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 20 (5.10%) Senior Software Engineer
12 19 (4.85%) PHP Developer
13 18 (4.59%) Java Engineer
14 17 (4.34%) Lead DevOps
15 16 (4.08%) Linux Engineer
16 15 (3.83%) Software Developer
17 13 (3.32%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (16.84%) .NET
2 57 (14.54%) React
3 54 (13.78%) Node.js
4 43 (10.97%) Spring
5 42 (10.71%) CSS
6 39 (9.95%) AngularJS
7 38 (9.69%) .NET Core
8 33 (8.42%) HTML
9 32 (8.16%) Web Services
10 31 (7.91%) Spring Boot
11 28 (7.14%) Vue.js
12 25 (6.38%) Redux
13 23 (5.87%) REST
14 19 (4.85%) Kafka
15 16 (4.08%) RESTful
16 15 (3.83%) ASP.NET
16 15 (3.83%) Micronaut
17 14 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
18 13 (3.32%) Dropwizard
19 12 (3.06%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.63%) Public Cloud
2 21 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (5.10%) Greenfield Project
4 17 (4.34%) User Experience
5 12 (3.06%) Algorithms
5 12 (3.06%) Cloud Native
6 11 (2.81%) Mobile App
7 10 (2.55%) Data Centre
7 10 (2.55%) Enterprise Cloud
8 9 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
10 7 (1.79%) N-Tier
11 6 (1.53%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (1.28%) Data Structures
12 5 (1.28%) Private Cloud
13 4 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
14 3 (0.77%) Blog
14 3 (0.77%) Derivative
14 3 (0.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 3 (0.77%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 111 (28.32%) Linux
2 28 (7.14%) Windows
3 12 (3.06%) Windows Server
4 10 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (2.30%) CentOS
5 9 (2.30%) Unix
6 6 (1.53%) Android
6 6 (1.53%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.53%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.51%) DC/OS
9 1 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.26%) Fedora
9 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.26%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (63.52%) DevOps
2 187 (47.70%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (24.49%) Microservices
3 96 (24.49%) Software Engineering
4 78 (19.90%) Infrastructure as Code
5 74 (18.88%) Continuous Integration
6 55 (14.03%) Scrum
7 51 (13.01%) Deployment Automation
8 47 (11.99%) Migration
9 38 (9.69%) Configuration Management
10 36 (9.18%) E-Commerce
11 35 (8.93%) TDD
12 32 (8.16%) Problem-Solving
13 30 (7.65%) Analytics
13 30 (7.65%) Mentoring
14 28 (7.14%) High Availability
15 26 (6.63%) MVC
16 25 (6.38%) Web Development
17 23 (5.87%) Continuous Deployment
18 22 (5.61%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 125 (31.89%) Python
2 97 (24.74%) JavaScript
3 81 (20.66%) Java
4 64 (16.33%) SQL
5 59 (15.05%) C#
6 53 (13.52%) Bash Shell
7 44 (11.22%) Go
8 43 (10.97%) Ruby
9 37 (9.44%) TypeScript
10 35 (8.93%) PowerShell
11 33 (8.42%) PHP
12 24 (6.12%) Kotlin
13 14 (3.57%) Java 8
14 10 (2.55%) ES6
14 10 (2.55%) Groovy
15 8 (2.04%) C
15 8 (2.04%) C++
16 6 (1.53%) Shell Script
17 5 (1.28%) Perl
18 4 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (3.32%) Degree
2 11 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (2.04%) AWS Certification
4 7 (1.79%) CCIE
4 7 (1.79%) CCNA
4 7 (1.79%) CCNP
4 7 (1.79%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.53%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.77%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.51%) RHCE
7 2 (0.51%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.26%) CCDP
8 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.32%) QA
2 3 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.26%) GDPR
3 1 (0.26%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.26%) IEC 62304
3 1 (0.26%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 286 (72.96%) Docker
2 11 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.30%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.28%) vSphere
5 4 (1.02%) Gluster
5 4 (1.02%) GlusterFS
6 3 (0.77%) zsh
7 2 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.51%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.51%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.26%) Firmware
8 1 (0.26%) NFS
Systems Management
1 156 (39.80%) Terraform
2 89 (22.70%) Puppet
3 80 (20.41%) Ansible
4 73 (18.62%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (3.06%) Prometheus
6 9 (2.30%) Grafana
7 8 (2.04%) Packer
8 6 (1.53%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (1.02%) Marathon
9 4 (1.02%) Mesos
10 3 (0.77%) Consul
10 3 (0.77%) Nagios
10 3 (0.77%) Rancher
11 2 (0.51%) Graphite
11 2 (0.51%) HP Fortify
11 2 (0.51%) Kibana
11 2 (0.51%) WebInspect
12 1 (0.26%) Failover Clustering
12 1 (0.26%) Icinga
12 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 36 (9.18%) Google
2 29 (7.40%) Microsoft
3 25 (6.38%) VMware
4 18 (4.59%) Splunk
5 11 (2.81%) New Relic
5 11 (2.81%) SaltStack
6 10 (2.55%) Cisco
7 9 (2.30%) Apple
8 8 (2.04%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.79%) Atlassian
10 6 (1.53%) Oracle
10 6 (1.53%) Zend
11 5 (1.28%) Rackspace
12 4 (1.02%) AlienVault
12 4 (1.02%) Fortinet
13 3 (0.77%) Cloudera
13 3 (0.77%) Dynatrace
13 3 (0.77%) Remedy
13 3 (0.77%) SAP
14 2 (0.51%) Veracode