Period
to 16 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 16 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
England > North West
6 months to
16 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 140 163 272
Rank change year-on-year +23 +109 +79
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 217 237 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.15% 2.01% 0.76%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.57% 21.51% 9.66%
Number of salaries quoted 163 181 68
North West median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £79,750 £81,250 £76,250
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% -10.34%

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 West with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,055 1,102 1,014
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 10.43% 9.36% 7.90%
Number of salaries quoted 785 927 808
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,375 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,312 £71,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,635
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.49% +5.27%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Kubernetes as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in the North West

Kubernetes
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Kubernetes in the North West.

Salary trend for Kubernetes in the North West

Kubernetes
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Kubernetes in the North West over the 6 months to 16 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Kubernetes in the North West

Kubernetes
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kubernetes within the North West region over the 6 months to 16 October 2019. 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
Manchester +22 177 £60,000 +20.00% 61
Cheshire +27 26 £57,500 +4.55% 5
Merseyside +2 7 £67,500 +14.89% 3
Lancashire -16 7 £50,000 +33.33% 4
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 2019, 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 West region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 169 (77.88%) Docker
2 157 (72.35%) DevOps
3 145 (66.82%) AWS
4 123 (56.68%) Azure
5 81 (37.33%) Agile Software Development
5 81 (37.33%) Linux
6 78 (35.94%) Python
7 73 (33.64%) Terraform
8 72 (33.18%) GCP
9 71 (32.72%) Ansible
10 70 (32.26%) Jenkins
11 61 (28.11%) Puppet
12 58 (26.73%) Opscode Chef
13 52 (23.96%) Continuous Integration
14 46 (21.20%) Microservices
15 45 (20.74%) Configuration Management
16 41 (18.89%) .NET
17 39 (17.97%) Git (software)
18 37 (17.05%) TDD
18 37 (17.05%) Ruby
19 36 (16.59%) Software Engineering
20 34 (15.67%) Java
20 34 (15.67%) Bash Shell
21 33 (15.21%) JavaScript
21 33 (15.21%) C#
21 33 (15.21%) Infrastructure as Code
22 32 (14.75%) SQL
23 28 (12.90%) .NET Core
24 26 (11.98%) Public Cloud
24 26 (11.98%) JIRA

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 17 (7.83%) Confluence
2 8 (3.69%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (2.76%) IIS
4 5 (2.30%) nginx
5 4 (1.84%) CMS
5 4 (1.84%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.38%) Apache
6 3 (1.38%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.38%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.92%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.92%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.92%) CloudStack
7 2 (0.92%) JBoss
7 2 (0.92%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.92%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.46%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.46%) SAS
8 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (1.38%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 145 (66.82%) AWS
2 123 (56.68%) Azure
3 72 (33.18%) GCP
4 20 (9.22%) SaaS
5 14 (6.45%) GitHub
6 12 (5.53%) Serverless
7 10 (4.61%) AWS CloudFormation
7 10 (4.61%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (4.15%) Amazon ECS
9 8 (3.69%) IBM Cloud
10 7 (3.23%) Heroku
10 7 (3.23%) PaaS
11 6 (2.76%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (2.76%) Amazon Kinesis
11 6 (2.76%) IaaS
11 6 (2.76%) OpenShift
12 4 (1.84%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (1.38%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (1.38%) CloudFront
13 3 (1.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.22%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.69%) Calico
2 8 (3.69%) DNS
3 6 (2.76%) VPN
4 4 (1.84%) HTTP
4 4 (1.84%) Network Security
5 3 (1.38%) Firewall
5 3 (1.38%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (1.38%) VLAN
6 2 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.92%) DHCP
6 2 (0.92%) Skype
6 2 (0.92%) WAN
7 1 (0.46%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.46%) Internet
7 1 (0.46%) NFC
7 1 (0.46%) RFID
7 1 (0.46%) SAN
7 1 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.60%) NoSQL
2 17 (7.83%) MongoDB
3 15 (6.91%) MySQL
4 12 (5.53%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (4.15%) SQL Server
6 8 (3.69%) Redis
7 7 (3.23%) Cosmos DB
8 5 (2.30%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.38%) Amazon QuickSight
9 3 (1.38%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (1.38%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.38%) MariaDB
9 3 (1.38%) RethinkDB
10 2 (0.92%) Amazon Athena
10 2 (0.92%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.92%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.46%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.46%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 70 (32.26%) Jenkins
2 39 (17.97%) Git (software)
3 26 (11.98%) JIRA
4 21 (9.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 14 (6.45%) Maven
6 12 (5.53%) TeamCity
7 11 (5.07%) GitLab
8 10 (4.61%) Vagrant
9 9 (4.15%) Travis CI
10 8 (3.69%) Selenium
11 7 (3.23%) Ant
12 6 (2.76%) CircleCI
12 6 (2.76%) git-flow
12 6 (2.76%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (2.76%) Sonatype Nexus
13 5 (2.30%) Cucumber
13 5 (2.30%) RSpec
13 5 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (1.38%) Calabash
14 3 (1.38%) PHPUnit
General
1 20 (9.22%) Finance
2 13 (5.99%) Banking
3 10 (4.61%) Retail
4 5 (2.30%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.84%) Legal
6 3 (1.38%) Marketing
7 2 (0.92%) Law
8 1 (0.46%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 85 (39.17%) DevOps Engineer
2 43 (19.82%) Developer
3 40 (18.43%) Cloud Engineer
4 31 (14.29%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 26 (11.98%) AWS Engineer
6 24 (11.06%) Software Engineer
7 22 (10.14%) Senior DevOps
8 21 (9.68%) Site Reliability Engineer
9 20 (9.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 18 (8.29%) .NET Developer
10 18 (8.29%) AWS DevOps
10 18 (8.29%) Site Engineer
11 17 (7.83%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 17 (7.83%) Linux Engineer
12 16 (7.37%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 16 (7.37%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 15 (6.91%) Senior Developer
14 11 (5.07%) Cloud Software Engineer
14 11 (5.07%) Platform Engineer
15 9 (4.15%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (18.89%) .NET
2 28 (12.90%) .NET Core
3 21 (9.68%) HTML
4 19 (8.76%) AngularJS
4 19 (8.76%) React
5 18 (8.29%) CSS
6 15 (6.91%) ASP.NET Web API
7 14 (6.45%) Node.js
7 14 (6.45%) Web Services
8 13 (5.99%) ASP.NET
8 13 (5.99%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (5.99%) Elastic Stack
9 12 (5.53%) Sensu
10 8 (3.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
11 7 (3.23%) Vue.js
12 6 (2.76%) jQuery
12 6 (2.76%) JSON
12 6 (2.76%) Kafka
12 6 (2.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.98%) Public Cloud
2 22 (10.14%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.69%) Cloud Native
4 8 (3.69%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.69%) User Experience
5 4 (1.84%) Algorithms
5 4 (1.84%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (1.84%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.38%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.38%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.38%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.92%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.46%) Blog
8 1 (0.46%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.46%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.46%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 81 (37.33%) Linux
2 21 (9.68%) Windows
3 12 (5.53%) Unix
4 8 (3.69%) CentOS
5 6 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.30%) AIX
7 3 (1.38%) Android
7 3 (1.38%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.92%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.92%) Debian
8 2 (0.92%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.46%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.46%) Fedora
9 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (72.35%) DevOps
2 81 (37.33%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (23.96%) Continuous Integration
4 46 (21.20%) Microservices
5 45 (20.74%) Configuration Management
6 37 (17.05%) TDD
7 36 (16.59%) Software Engineering
8 33 (15.21%) Infrastructure as Code
9 26 (11.98%) Problem-Solving
10 23 (10.60%) MVC
11 22 (10.14%) Open Source
11 22 (10.14%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 22 (10.14%) Test Automation
12 20 (9.22%) BDD
12 20 (9.22%) Continuous Deployment
13 19 (8.76%) Scrum
14 17 (7.83%) SDLC
15 16 (7.37%) Fintech
16 14 (6.45%) Mentoring
17 13 (5.99%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 78 (35.94%) Python
2 37 (17.05%) Ruby
3 34 (15.67%) Bash Shell
3 34 (15.67%) Java
4 33 (15.21%) C#
4 33 (15.21%) JavaScript
5 32 (14.75%) SQL
6 25 (11.52%) PowerShell
7 23 (10.60%) Go
8 21 (9.68%) C++
9 16 (7.37%) PHP
10 15 (6.91%) C
11 12 (5.53%) TypeScript
12 6 (2.76%) Perl
12 6 (2.76%) Shell Script
13 5 (2.30%) Groovy
14 3 (1.38%) Scala
14 3 (1.38%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.92%) Kotlin
16 1 (0.46%) ES6
Qualifications
1 8 (3.69%) Degree
2 7 (3.23%) DBS Check
3 5 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 3 (1.38%) CEH
4 3 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.38%) CISSP
4 3 (1.38%) PhD
5 1 (0.46%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.46%) CCSP
5 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.46%) GSEC
5 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.76%) QA
2 4 (1.84%) SLA
3 3 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 169 (77.88%) Docker
2 4 (1.84%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (1.38%) etcd
3 3 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.92%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.92%) Varnish
4 2 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.92%) vSphere
5 1 (0.46%) LXC
5 1 (0.46%) Squid
5 1 (0.46%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.46%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.46%) zsh
Systems Management
1 73 (33.64%) Terraform
2 71 (32.72%) Ansible
3 61 (28.11%) Puppet
4 58 (26.73%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (7.83%) Prometheus
6 15 (6.91%) Docker Swarm
7 14 (6.45%) Graphite
8 9 (4.15%) Consul
8 9 (4.15%) Istio
8 9 (4.15%) Packer
9 8 (3.69%) Grafana
9 8 (3.69%) Salt
10 7 (3.23%) ZABBIX
11 5 (2.30%) Kibana
12 3 (1.38%) Nagios
13 2 (0.92%) CFEngine
13 2 (0.92%) FortiGate
13 2 (0.92%) Graylog
13 2 (0.92%) HAProxy
13 2 (0.92%) logstash
Vendors
1 19 (8.76%) Google
2 12 (5.53%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.07%) Atlassian
3 11 (5.07%) Splunk
4 8 (3.69%) AppDynamics
4 8 (3.69%) Cisco
4 8 (3.69%) New Relic
5 6 (2.76%) VMware
6 5 (2.30%) Oracle
7 4 (1.84%) SaltStack
8 3 (1.38%) CyberArk
8 3 (1.38%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 3 (1.38%) IBM
8 3 (1.38%) SAP
8 3 (1.38%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.92%) Alibaba
9 2 (0.92%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.92%) Meraki
9 2 (0.92%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.92%) Xamarin