Period
to 6 August 2020

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 6 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
England > North West
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 46 141 163
Rank change year-on-year +95 +22 +147
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 266 235 239
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 5.29% 2.23% 1.95%
As % of the Systems Management category 40.36% 21.13% 20.86%
Number of salaries quoted 232 180 210
Median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £36,750 £40,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £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 West with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 659 1,112 1,146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.12% 10.55% 9.34%
Number of salaries quoted 516 799 936
Median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +9.20%
10th Percentile £36,000 £29,350 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £74,000 £71,250
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 West

Job postings citing Kubernetes as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Kubernetes in the North West.

Salary trend for Kubernetes in the North West

Kubernetes
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Kubernetes in the North West over the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

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 6 August 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
Manchester +81 246 £55,000 -8.33% 53
Cheshire +38 15 £52,500 -12.50% 5
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 6 August 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 West region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 182 (68.42%) Docker
2 181 (68.05%) DevOps
3 121 (45.49%) Agile Software Development
4 113 (42.48%) AWS
5 112 (42.11%) Azure
6 105 (39.47%) Python
7 88 (33.08%) Terraform
8 78 (29.32%) Ansible
8 78 (29.32%) Linux
9 75 (28.20%) Software Engineering
10 73 (27.44%) Microservices
11 71 (26.69%) JavaScript
12 61 (22.93%) Jenkins
13 49 (18.42%) GCP
14 44 (16.54%) Git (software)
15 43 (16.17%) Node.js
16 42 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
17 41 (15.41%) Opscode Chef
18 40 (15.04%) Puppet
18 40 (15.04%) TDD
18 40 (15.04%) Java
19 39 (14.66%) C#
19 39 (14.66%) E-Commerce
20 37 (13.91%) Go
21 36 (13.53%) Configuration Management
22 35 (13.16%) React
22 35 (13.16%) Infrastructure as Code
23 33 (12.41%) Bash Shell
24 32 (12.03%) Redux
24 32 (12.03%) VMware

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 30 (11.28%) OpenStack
2 19 (7.14%) Apache
3 18 (6.77%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (5.26%) Confluence
4 14 (5.26%) nginx
5 10 (3.76%) Apache Spark
6 6 (2.26%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.50%) CMS
8 3 (1.13%) Sitefinity
9 2 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.75%) IIS
10 1 (0.38%) Apache Airflow
10 1 (0.38%) Luigi
Applications
1 13 (4.89%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.75%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 113 (42.48%) AWS
2 112 (42.11%) Azure
3 49 (18.42%) GCP
4 29 (10.90%) Serverless
5 27 (10.15%) SaaS
6 25 (9.40%) AWS Lambda
7 22 (8.27%) AWS CloudFormation
8 19 (7.14%) IaaS
9 18 (6.77%) GitHub
10 16 (6.02%) PaaS
11 14 (5.26%) OpenShift
12 11 (4.14%) AWS CodeCommit
13 10 (3.76%) IBM Cloud
14 8 (3.01%) Amazon S3
14 8 (3.01%) AWS CodeBuild
14 8 (3.01%) Office 365
15 7 (2.63%) Amazon ECS
15 7 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
15 7 (2.63%) Slack
16 6 (2.26%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.02%) Software-Defined Networking
2 12 (4.51%) Firewall
3 10 (3.76%) WAN
4 7 (2.63%) OSPF
5 6 (2.26%) LAN
6 5 (1.88%) BGP
6 5 (1.88%) VXLAN
7 4 (1.50%) Network Security
8 3 (1.13%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (1.13%) IP Telephony
8 3 (1.13%) VoIP
9 2 (0.75%) DNS
9 2 (0.75%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.75%) Internet
9 2 (0.75%) SAN
9 2 (0.75%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.75%) VLAN
9 2 (0.75%) VPN
9 2 (0.75%) Wireless
10 1 (0.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (11.65%) NoSQL
2 24 (9.02%) MySQL
3 19 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 18 (6.77%) MongoDB
5 14 (5.26%) Neo4j
6 13 (4.89%) Big Data
7 11 (4.14%) Relational Database
8 9 (3.38%) Oracle Database
9 7 (2.63%) Redis
10 6 (2.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (2.26%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (2.26%) GIS
10 6 (2.26%) Power BI
11 5 (1.88%) Amazon Redshift
11 5 (1.88%) Cosmos DB
12 4 (1.50%) Amazon Athena
12 4 (1.50%) Hadoop
13 3 (1.13%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (1.13%) BigQuery
13 3 (1.13%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 61 (22.93%) Jenkins
2 44 (16.54%) Git (software)
3 32 (12.03%) JIRA
4 15 (5.64%) GitLab
5 14 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 12 (4.51%) TeamCity
7 11 (4.14%) Maven
8 10 (3.76%) SonarQube
9 9 (3.38%) Bitbucket
9 9 (3.38%) JUnit
9 9 (3.38%) Sonatype Nexus
9 9 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (2.63%) Selenium
10 7 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
11 6 (2.26%) SoapUI
11 6 (2.26%) Vagrant
12 5 (1.88%) git-flow
12 5 (1.88%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (1.88%) Postman
12 5 (1.88%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (10.15%) Finance
2 26 (9.77%) Law
3 22 (8.27%) Banking
4 18 (6.77%) Retail
5 9 (3.38%) Marketing
6 7 (2.63%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.26%) Legal
8 4 (1.50%) Games
9 3 (1.13%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.13%) Public Sector
10 2 (0.75%) Electronics
10 2 (0.75%) Local Government
10 2 (0.75%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 65 (24.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 64 (24.06%) Developer
3 25 (9.40%) Cloud Engineer
4 22 (8.27%) AWS Engineer
4 22 (8.27%) Senior Developer
5 18 (6.77%) Platform Engineer
5 18 (6.77%) Software Developer
6 17 (6.39%) Software Engineer
7 13 (4.89%) Network Engineer
7 13 (4.89%) Senior Network Engineer
8 12 (4.51%) Java Engineer
8 12 (4.51%) Site Reliability Engineer
9 11 (4.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (4.14%) Lead DevOps
9 11 (4.14%) Linux Engineer
9 11 (4.14%) Site Engineer
10 10 (3.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 10 (3.76%) PHP Developer
10 10 (3.76%) Senior DevOps
10 10 (3.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (16.17%) Node.js
2 35 (13.16%) React
3 32 (12.03%) Redux
4 31 (11.65%) .NET
5 29 (10.90%) .NET Core
6 24 (9.02%) CSS
7 23 (8.65%) HTML
8 21 (7.89%) GraphQL
9 20 (7.52%) REST
10 17 (6.39%) Web Services
11 15 (5.64%) Spring
11 15 (5.64%) Vue.js
12 14 (5.26%) AngularJS
13 13 (4.89%) HTML5
14 12 (4.51%) CSS3
14 12 (4.51%) GatsbyJS
14 12 (4.51%) Java EE
14 12 (4.51%) KnockoutJS
15 10 (3.76%) Hibernate
16 9 (3.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.14%) User Experience
2 18 (6.77%) Data Centre
3 15 (5.64%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (5.26%) Mobile App
5 13 (4.89%) Hybrid Cloud
5 13 (4.89%) Public Cloud
6 12 (4.51%) Algorithms
7 10 (3.76%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (3.38%) IVR
9 8 (3.01%) Blog
9 8 (3.01%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.88%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.88%) Derivative
10 5 (1.88%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.88%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (1.50%) Acoustics
12 3 (1.13%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (1.13%) Cloud Native
12 3 (1.13%) EPoS
12 3 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 78 (29.32%) Linux
2 22 (8.27%) Windows
3 17 (6.39%) Unix
4 9 (3.38%) CentOS
5 6 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.50%) Android
6 4 (1.50%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.13%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.75%) DC/OS
8 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (68.05%) DevOps
2 121 (45.49%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (28.20%) Software Engineering
4 73 (27.44%) Microservices
5 42 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (15.04%) TDD
7 39 (14.66%) E-Commerce
8 36 (13.53%) Configuration Management
9 35 (13.16%) Infrastructure as Code
10 29 (10.90%) High Availability
11 28 (10.53%) Artificial Intelligence
11 28 (10.53%) Mentoring
12 26 (9.77%) Scrum
13 25 (9.40%) Machine Learning
13 25 (9.40%) Problem-Solving
14 24 (9.02%) Analytics
15 22 (8.27%) Migration
15 22 (8.27%) Open Source
16 20 (7.52%) Pair Programming
17 18 (6.77%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 105 (39.47%) Python
2 71 (26.69%) JavaScript
3 40 (15.04%) Java
4 39 (14.66%) C#
5 37 (13.91%) Go
6 33 (12.41%) Bash Shell
7 30 (11.28%) SQL
7 30 (11.28%) TypeScript
8 27 (10.15%) PowerShell
9 24 (9.02%) Ruby
10 18 (6.77%) PHP
11 12 (4.51%) C
12 9 (3.38%) C++
12 9 (3.38%) ES6
13 8 (3.01%) Scala
14 7 (2.63%) Groovy
14 7 (2.63%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.88%) Perl
16 3 (1.13%) Kotlin
16 3 (1.13%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 19 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (5.26%) CCNA
2 14 (5.26%) CCNP
2 14 (5.26%) Degree
3 13 (4.89%) CCIE
4 7 (2.63%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.88%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.13%) CCDP
8 2 (0.75%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.75%) RHCE
8 2 (0.75%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.38%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.63%) QA
2 6 (2.26%) GDPR
3 2 (0.75%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 182 (68.42%) Docker
2 17 (6.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.64%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.63%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.50%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.38%) zsh
Systems Management
1 88 (33.08%) Terraform
2 78 (29.32%) Ansible
3 41 (15.41%) Opscode Chef
4 40 (15.04%) Puppet
5 16 (6.02%) Docker Swarm
6 14 (5.26%) Grafana
7 12 (4.51%) Prometheus
8 10 (3.76%) Kibana
9 6 (2.26%) Istio
10 4 (1.50%) Consul
10 4 (1.50%) Nagios
10 4 (1.50%) Packer
11 2 (0.75%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.75%) Graphite
11 2 (0.75%) Marathon
11 2 (0.75%) Mesos
11 2 (0.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (12.03%) VMware
2 23 (8.65%) Google
3 16 (6.02%) Cisco
4 14 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 10 (3.76%) Oracle
6 9 (3.38%) Veracode
7 7 (2.63%) Cloudera
7 7 (2.63%) Splunk
8 6 (2.26%) SaltStack
9 5 (1.88%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.88%) Dynatrace
9 5 (1.88%) IBM
9 5 (1.88%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.88%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.50%) Hortonworks
10 4 (1.50%) New Relic
11 3 (1.13%) Zend
12 2 (0.75%) NetApp
12 2 (0.75%) Rackspace
12 2 (0.75%) SAP