Period
to 15 January 2018

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 15 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Kubernetes
England > North West
6 months to
15 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 216 361 355
Rank change year-on-year +145 -6 -
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 156 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.24% 0.016% 0.016%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.29% 0.23% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 110 2 1
North West median annual salary £52,500 £63,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% +27.50% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £52,375 £45,000
90th Percentile £80,125 £84,125 £55,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year -3.70% -10.00% -

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 1,020 875 884
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 8.10% 7.20% 7.28%
Number of salaries quoted 798 695 680
North West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,175 £26,250 £25,700
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%

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 15 January 2018.

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 15 January 2018. 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 +131 137 £52,500 - 23
Cheshire - 15 £55,000 - 3
Merseyside +26 2 £95,000 +26.67% 2
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 2018, IT jobs citing Kubernetes also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 141 (90.38%) Docker
2 114 (73.08%) Linux
3 107 (68.59%) DevOps
4 97 (62.18%) Python
5 89 (57.05%) Agile Software Development
6 88 (56.41%) Jenkins
7 80 (51.28%) Java
8 72 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
9 66 (42.31%) Puppet
10 56 (35.90%) Software Engineering
10 56 (35.90%) OpenShift
11 51 (32.69%) Scrum
12 49 (31.41%) Ansible
13 47 (30.13%) Opscode Chef
14 46 (29.49%) Ruby
15 45 (28.85%) Continuous Delivery
16 43 (27.56%) Continuous Integration
17 41 (26.28%) Git (software)
17 41 (26.28%) C++
18 40 (25.64%) Security Cleared
19 39 (25.00%) Finance
19 39 (25.00%) Microservices
20 38 (24.36%) SC Cleared
21 35 (22.44%) Configuration Management
22 34 (21.79%) C
22 34 (21.79%) SQL
23 33 (21.15%) JavaScript
24 32 (20.51%) Red Hat
24 32 (20.51%) Terraform
25 27 (17.31%) Vagrant

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 (10.90%) Apache
2 12 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 10 (6.41%) Apache Spark
3 10 (6.41%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (6.41%) nginx
4 9 (5.77%) Apache Solr
5 7 (4.49%) JBoss
6 6 (3.85%) Confluence
7 4 (2.56%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.92%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.64%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 72 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (35.90%) OpenShift
3 25 (16.03%) Google Cloud Platform
4 23 (14.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (9.62%) SaaS
6 14 (8.97%) AWS CloudFormation
6 14 (8.97%) AWS Lambda
6 14 (8.97%) Serverless
7 11 (7.05%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (6.41%) GitHub
9 9 (5.77%) Google App Engine
10 6 (3.85%) Amazon Kinesis
10 6 (3.85%) Amazon SQS
11 5 (3.21%) Amazon S3
11 5 (3.21%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (2.56%) PaaS
13 2 (1.28%) Bluemix
13 2 (1.28%) IBM Cloud
14 1 (0.64%) Firebase
14 1 (0.64%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.41%) SAN
2 8 (5.13%) Internet
3 5 (3.21%) Broadband
3 5 (3.21%) Firewall
3 5 (3.21%) VPN
4 3 (1.92%) HTTP
5 2 (1.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.67%) MySQL
2 25 (16.03%) Big Data
3 20 (12.82%) Hadoop
4 10 (6.41%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (5.13%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 6 (3.85%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.64%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.64%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.64%) HBase
8 1 (0.64%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 88 (56.41%) Jenkins
2 41 (26.28%) Git (software)
3 27 (17.31%) Vagrant
4 9 (5.77%) Codeception
4 9 (5.77%) PHPUnit
5 8 (5.13%) Selenium
6 7 (4.49%) GitLab
6 7 (4.49%) JIRA
6 7 (4.49%) TeamCity
6 7 (4.49%) Xdebug
7 6 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (3.85%) Gradle
8 5 (3.21%) Cucumber
8 5 (3.21%) Hudson
9 4 (2.56%) GoCD
9 4 (2.56%) Maven
9 4 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (1.28%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.64%) Travis CI
11 1 (0.64%) Wercker
General
1 39 (25.00%) Finance
2 25 (16.03%) Electronics
2 25 (16.03%) Manufacturing
2 25 (16.03%) Marketing
2 25 (16.03%) Telecoms
3 11 (7.05%) Banking
4 10 (6.41%) Investment Banking
4 10 (6.41%) Law
5 7 (4.49%) Retail
6 1 (0.64%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 25 (16.03%) Software Engineer
3 23 (14.74%) AWS DevOps
3 23 (14.74%) Developer
4 21 (13.46%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 20 (12.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 20 (12.82%) AWS Engineer
5 20 (12.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 20 (12.82%) Linux Engineer
6 16 (10.26%) Systems Engineer
7 14 (8.97%) Senior Developer
7 14 (8.97%) Tester
8 13 (8.33%) Automation Tester
8 13 (8.33%) Software Tester
9 12 (7.69%) Java Engineer
10 10 (6.41%) Java Software Engineer
11 9 (5.77%) PHP Developer
11 9 (5.77%) Senior PHP Developer
11 9 (5.77%) Web Developer
12 8 (5.13%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 25 (16.03%) REST
2 25 (16.03%) Web Services
3 22 (14.10%) ActiveMQ
4 20 (12.82%) JMS
5 19 (12.18%) .NET
5 19 (12.18%) Node.js
6 18 (11.54%) RabbitMQ
7 15 (9.62%) React
8 14 (8.97%) HTML
8 14 (8.97%) HTML5
9 12 (7.69%) CSS
9 12 (7.69%) jQuery
10 11 (7.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (5.77%) Ext JS
11 9 (5.77%) Sass
12 6 (3.85%) Middleware
13 5 (3.21%) Gherkin
13 5 (3.21%) MSMQ
14 4 (2.56%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.49%) Replication
4 6 (3.85%) Cloud Native
4 6 (3.85%) Public Cloud
5 5 (3.21%) Virtual Team
6 4 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.92%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.92%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.28%) Digital Signage
8 2 (1.28%) iPad
8 2 (1.28%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.28%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.64%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.64%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 114 (73.08%) Linux
2 19 (12.18%) Unix
3 17 (10.90%) CentOS
4 11 (7.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (6.41%) Windows
6 6 (3.85%) Data ONTAP
7 5 (3.21%) Debian
7 5 (3.21%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.92%) AIX
8 3 (1.92%) Android
8 3 (1.92%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (68.59%) DevOps
2 89 (57.05%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (35.90%) Software Engineering
4 51 (32.69%) Scrum
5 45 (28.85%) Continuous Delivery
6 43 (27.56%) Continuous Integration
7 39 (25.00%) Microservices
8 35 (22.44%) Configuration Management
9 26 (16.67%) Programme Management
10 25 (16.03%) Business Intelligence
10 25 (16.03%) Digital Marketing
11 23 (14.74%) Test Automation
12 21 (13.46%) Use Case
13 18 (11.54%) Machine Learning
14 16 (10.26%) Biometrics
15 15 (9.62%) Continuous Deployment
15 15 (9.62%) OO
15 15 (9.62%) Requirements Analysis
16 13 (8.33%) Mentoring
16 13 (8.33%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 97 (62.18%) Python
2 80 (51.28%) Java
3 46 (29.49%) Ruby
4 41 (26.28%) C++
5 34 (21.79%) C
5 34 (21.79%) SQL
6 33 (21.15%) JavaScript
7 26 (16.67%) Go
8 25 (16.03%) Bash Shell
9 19 (12.18%) C#
10 13 (8.33%) Perl
11 11 (7.05%) PHP
12 10 (6.41%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.92%) Scala
14 2 (1.28%) Erlang
14 2 (1.28%) Haskell
14 2 (1.28%) Jython
14 2 (1.28%) Korn
15 1 (0.64%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 40 (25.64%) Security Cleared
2 38 (24.36%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.49%) Degree
4 3 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.64%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.33%) GCP
2 6 (3.85%) QA
3 5 (3.21%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 141 (90.38%) Docker
2 1 (0.64%) HDFS
2 1 (0.64%) LXC
2 1 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 66 (42.31%) Puppet
2 49 (31.41%) Ansible
3 47 (30.13%) Opscode Chef
4 32 (20.51%) Terraform
5 22 (14.10%) Packer
6 20 (12.82%) Kibana
6 20 (12.82%) Prometheus
7 15 (9.62%) Salt
8 13 (8.33%) Mesos
9 10 (6.41%) Docker Swarm
10 9 (5.77%) Capistrano
11 8 (5.13%) Nagios
12 5 (3.21%) Marathon
12 5 (3.21%) rkt
12 5 (3.21%) systemd
13 3 (1.92%) CA Wily
14 1 (0.64%) Consul
Vendors
1 32 (20.51%) Red Hat
2 26 (16.67%) Google
3 25 (16.03%) SAP
4 15 (9.62%) SaltStack
4 15 (9.62%) VMware
5 12 (7.69%) NetApp
6 7 (4.49%) Percona
7 6 (3.85%) IBM
8 4 (2.56%) Oracle
9 3 (1.92%) Apigee
9 3 (1.92%) AppDynamics
9 3 (1.92%) MuleSoft
10 2 (1.28%) Microsoft
10 2 (1.28%) Splunk
11 1 (0.64%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.64%) Cloudera
11 1 (0.64%) Hortonworks
11 1 (0.64%) MapR
11 1 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.64%) Twitter