Period
to 27 November 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 27 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
England > North of England
6 months to
27 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 41 98 177
Rank change year-on-year +57 +79 +129
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 487 524 405
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 5.85% 2.96% 1.90%
As % of the Systems Management category 38.53% 26.17% 18.60%
Number of salaries quoted 574 523 332
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,500 £36,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £76,250 £76,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +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 1,264 2,002 2,177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 15.19% 11.31% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,123 1,514 1,816
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £28,125
90th Percentile £71,000 £72,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +0.92%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +93 245 £57,500 -4.17% 118
Yorkshire +31 211 £55,000 +4.76% 74
North East +31 30 £55,000 +10.00% 22
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 376 (77.21%) Docker
2 352 (72.28%) DevOps
3 283 (58.11%) AWS
4 273 (56.06%) Agile Software Development
5 254 (52.16%) Terraform
6 188 (38.60%) Python
7 186 (38.19%) Azure
8 168 (34.50%) Puppet
9 163 (33.47%) Linux
10 151 (31.01%) Opscode Chef
11 137 (28.13%) JavaScript
12 124 (25.46%) Infrastructure as Code
13 119 (24.44%) Java
14 118 (24.23%) AWS CloudFormation
14 118 (24.23%) Go
15 116 (23.82%) Software Engineering
16 107 (21.97%) Ruby
17 105 (21.56%) C#
18 101 (20.74%) Deployment Automation
19 100 (20.53%) GCP
19 100 (20.53%) Continuous Integration
20 97 (19.92%) Ansible
21 96 (19.71%) Microservices
22 94 (19.30%) Jenkins
23 91 (18.69%) SQL
24 87 (17.86%) Git (software)
25 86 (17.66%) Configuration Management
26 79 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
27 74 (15.20%) Bash Shell
28 73 (14.99%) Scrum

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 21 (4.31%) Apache
2 17 (3.49%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (2.87%) nginx
4 10 (2.05%) Apache Spark
4 10 (2.05%) IIS
5 4 (0.82%) Confluence
5 4 (0.82%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.62%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.41%) DNN
7 2 (0.41%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.21%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.21%) CMS
8 1 (0.21%) JBoss
8 1 (0.21%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.21%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (2.46%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.41%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 283 (58.11%) AWS
2 186 (38.19%) Azure
3 118 (24.23%) AWS CloudFormation
4 100 (20.53%) GCP
5 45 (9.24%) Serverless
6 44 (9.03%) Amazon EKS
7 26 (5.34%) AWS Lambda
8 24 (4.93%) Datadog
8 24 (4.93%) GitHub
9 23 (4.72%) SaaS
10 16 (3.29%) PaaS
11 14 (2.87%) IaaS
12 11 (2.26%) Amazon S3
12 11 (2.26%) Slack
13 10 (2.05%) Amazon ECS
13 10 (2.05%) OpenShift
14 9 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
14 9 (1.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 7 (1.44%) Azure Active Directory
15 7 (1.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.26%) DNS
2 7 (1.44%) Firewall
3 6 (1.23%) DHCP
3 6 (1.23%) HTTP
3 6 (1.23%) Internet
3 6 (1.23%) Network Security
4 5 (1.03%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.82%) Kerberos
5 4 (0.82%) VPN
6 3 (0.62%) LAN
6 3 (0.62%) WAN
7 2 (0.41%) AMQP
7 2 (0.41%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.41%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.21%) MPLS
8 1 (0.21%) SAN
8 1 (0.21%) VoIP
8 1 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.21%) Wireless
8 1 (0.21%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (12.94%) MySQL
2 46 (9.45%) MongoDB
3 45 (9.24%) PostgreSQL
4 39 (8.01%) Redis
5 30 (6.16%) SQL Server
6 28 (5.75%) NoSQL
7 26 (5.34%) Azure SQL Database
8 25 (5.13%) Cosmos DB
9 22 (4.52%) MariaDB
10 8 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 7 (1.44%) Neo4j
12 6 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
12 6 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (1.03%) Big Data
13 5 (1.03%) Hadoop
14 4 (0.82%) Relational Database
15 3 (0.62%) Apache Hive
15 3 (0.62%) HBase
15 3 (0.62%) Sqoop
16 2 (0.41%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 94 (19.30%) Jenkins
2 87 (17.86%) Git (software)
3 26 (5.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (3.08%) GitLab
5 14 (2.87%) TeamCity
6 13 (2.67%) JIRA
7 12 (2.46%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (1.85%) Bitbucket
8 9 (1.85%) Maven
9 8 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (1.23%) CircleCI
10 6 (1.23%) Eclipse
10 6 (1.23%) JUnit
10 6 (1.23%) Selenium
11 5 (1.03%) SonarQube
11 5 (1.03%) Subversion
12 4 (0.82%) Fiddler
12 4 (0.82%) Grunt
12 4 (0.82%) gulp
12 4 (0.82%) webpack
General
1 42 (8.62%) Finance
2 22 (4.52%) Law
3 15 (3.08%) Marketing
4 14 (2.87%) Public Sector
5 12 (2.46%) Retail
6 7 (1.44%) Banking
6 7 (1.44%) Electronics
6 7 (1.44%) Games
7 5 (1.03%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.03%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.82%) Legal
9 1 (0.21%) Automotive
9 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.21%) Front Office
9 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 218 (44.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 132 (27.10%) AWS Engineer
3 113 (23.20%) AWS DevOps
4 112 (23.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 87 (17.86%) Developer
6 77 (15.81%) Software Engineer
7 45 (9.24%) Azure Engineer
8 33 (6.78%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 27 (5.54%) Senior Developer
10 26 (5.34%) Azure DevOps
11 24 (4.93%) Senior Software Engineer
12 23 (4.72%) Cloud Engineer
12 23 (4.72%) Senior DevOps
12 23 (4.72%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 22 (4.52%) Java Developer
14 20 (4.11%) Software Developer
15 18 (3.70%) Java Engineer
15 18 (3.70%) Platform Engineer
16 15 (3.08%) Linux Engineer
16 15 (3.08%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (12.11%) .NET
2 55 (11.29%) Node.js
3 54 (11.09%) AngularJS
4 46 (9.45%) React
5 45 (9.24%) Vue.js
6 33 (6.78%) CSS
7 31 (6.37%) .NET Core
8 30 (6.16%) Spring
9 29 (5.95%) HTML
9 29 (5.95%) Web Services
10 26 (5.34%) Kafka
11 23 (4.72%) RabbitMQ
12 20 (4.11%) RESTful
12 20 (4.11%) Spring Boot
13 19 (3.90%) Redux
14 17 (3.49%) REST
15 14 (2.87%) Dropwizard
15 14 (2.87%) Elastic Stack
15 14 (2.87%) JSON
16 13 (2.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.39%) Enterprise Cloud
2 27 (5.54%) Linux Command Line
3 25 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
3 25 (5.13%) Public Cloud
4 17 (3.49%) Greenfield Project
4 17 (3.49%) User Experience
5 15 (3.08%) Algorithms
6 13 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (2.67%) Cloud Native
7 12 (2.46%) Data Centre
8 7 (1.44%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.03%) Blog
9 5 (1.03%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.03%) NHS
10 3 (0.62%) EPoS
10 3 (0.62%) Life Science
10 3 (0.62%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.62%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.41%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 163 (33.47%) Linux
2 40 (8.21%) Windows
3 18 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (2.67%) CentOS
4 13 (2.67%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.23%) Android
5 6 (1.23%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.23%) Ubuntu
5 6 (1.23%) Unix
6 4 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.41%) DC/OS
7 2 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.41%) Fedora
8 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (72.28%) DevOps
2 273 (56.06%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (25.46%) Infrastructure as Code
4 116 (23.82%) Software Engineering
5 101 (20.74%) Deployment Automation
6 100 (20.53%) Continuous Integration
7 96 (19.71%) Microservices
8 86 (17.66%) Configuration Management
9 79 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
10 73 (14.99%) Scrum
11 72 (14.78%) Migration
12 56 (11.50%) TDD
13 48 (9.86%) Analytics
14 40 (8.21%) OOP
15 39 (8.01%) Mentoring
16 31 (6.37%) Unit Testing
17 30 (6.16%) Continuous Deployment
18 28 (5.75%) E-Commerce
19 27 (5.54%) Machine Learning
20 26 (5.34%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 188 (38.60%) Python
2 137 (28.13%) JavaScript
3 119 (24.44%) Java
4 118 (24.23%) Go
5 107 (21.97%) Ruby
6 105 (21.56%) C#
7 91 (18.69%) SQL
8 74 (15.20%) Bash Shell
9 59 (12.11%) TypeScript
10 50 (10.27%) PowerShell
11 44 (9.03%) PHP
12 40 (8.21%) Kotlin
13 35 (7.19%) Scala
14 30 (6.16%) C++
15 23 (4.72%) Groovy
16 8 (1.64%) ES6
17 7 (1.44%) Java 8
17 7 (1.44%) Shell Script
18 6 (1.23%) Perl
19 4 (0.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (7.60%) AWS Certification
2 20 (4.11%) Degree
3 8 (1.64%) SC Cleared
3 8 (1.64%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.44%) RHCE
5 3 (0.62%) CCIE
5 3 (0.62%) CCNA
5 3 (0.62%) CCNP
5 3 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.21%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.67%) QA
2 4 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.62%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.41%) GDPR
4 2 (0.41%) HIPAA
4 2 (0.41%) IEC 62304
4 2 (0.41%) ISO 13485
4 2 (0.41%) SLA
5 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 376 (77.21%) Docker
2 14 (2.87%) Active Directory
3 13 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.03%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.82%) Gluster
5 4 (0.82%) GlusterFS
6 3 (0.62%) HDFS
6 3 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.62%) VMware NSX
6 3 (0.62%) vSphere
6 3 (0.62%) zsh
7 2 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.41%) Firmware
8 1 (0.21%) NFS
8 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 254 (52.16%) Terraform
2 168 (34.50%) Puppet
3 151 (31.01%) Opscode Chef
4 97 (19.92%) Ansible
5 28 (5.75%) Grafana
5 28 (5.75%) Prometheus
6 9 (1.85%) Nagios
7 8 (1.64%) Rancher
8 6 (1.23%) Packer
9 5 (1.03%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (0.82%) CA Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.82%) Graphite
10 4 (0.82%) Marathon
10 4 (0.82%) Mesos
11 3 (0.62%) Consul
11 3 (0.62%) Hadoop YARN
11 3 (0.62%) Opsview
12 2 (0.41%) CFEngine
12 2 (0.41%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 57 (11.70%) SaltStack
2 31 (6.37%) New Relic
3 30 (6.16%) Google
3 30 (6.16%) Microsoft
4 27 (5.54%) Splunk
4 27 (5.54%) VMware
5 7 (1.44%) Apple
6 6 (1.23%) Oracle
7 5 (1.03%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.03%) SAP
7 5 (1.03%) Zend
8 4 (0.82%) AlienVault
8 4 (0.82%) Fortinet
8 4 (0.82%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.62%) Cisco
9 3 (0.62%) Dynatrace
10 2 (0.41%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.41%) Databricks
10 2 (0.41%) NetApp
10 2 (0.41%) Rackspace