Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Kubernetes (K8s)
England > North West
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 319 325
Rank change year-on-year +150 +6 +45
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 225 42 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.81% 0.33% 0.080%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.95% 4.07% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 182 32 1
North West median annual salary £54,500 £51,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.34% +13.89% -33.33%
10th Percentile £32,500 £25,625 £40,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £50,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -3.70% -3.57% -

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 1,128 1,033 761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 9.10% 8.01% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 927 873 592
North West median annual salary £49,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.64% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +128 146 £55,000 +7.32% 29
Cheshire +29 62 £52,500 +2.44% 11
Merseyside - 9 £57,500 - 5
Lancashire - 2 - - 2
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, 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.

1 195 (86.67%) Docker
2 144 (64.00%) DevOps
3 128 (56.89%) Linux
3 128 (56.89%) Amazon AWS
4 123 (54.67%) Python
5 116 (51.56%) Agile Software Development
6 107 (47.56%) Java
7 99 (44.00%) Continuous Integration
8 91 (40.44%) Jenkins
9 78 (34.67%) Ansible
10 77 (34.22%) Finance
11 73 (32.44%) Software Engineering
12 68 (30.22%) Opscode Chef
13 59 (26.22%) Microsoft Azure
14 58 (25.78%) Ruby
14 58 (25.78%) Terraform
15 57 (25.33%) Puppet
16 53 (23.56%) JavaScript
17 51 (22.67%) Microservices
18 49 (21.78%) Google Cloud Platform
19 47 (20.89%) Scrum
19 47 (20.89%) Marketing
20 46 (20.44%) Digital Marketing
21 43 (19.11%) Web Services
22 42 (18.67%) Windows
22 42 (18.67%) Configuration Management
22 42 (18.67%) Telecoms
22 42 (18.67%) Open Source
23 41 (18.22%) Programme Management
23 41 (18.22%) Manufacturing

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 25 (11.11%) Apache Spark
2 16 (7.11%) JBoss
3 15 (6.67%) nginx
4 13 (5.78%) Confluence
5 10 (4.44%) WebSphere
6 8 (3.56%) Apache
7 6 (2.67%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.33%) Jetty
8 3 (1.33%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.44%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.44%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (0.44%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.89%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 128 (56.89%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (26.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (21.78%) Google Cloud Platform
4 39 (17.33%) OpenShift
5 24 (10.67%) SaaS
6 17 (7.56%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (3.56%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (3.56%) Serverless
8 6 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (1.78%) PaaS
10 3 (1.33%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (1.33%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (1.33%) npm
10 3 (1.33%) Office 365
11 2 (0.89%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.44%) AWS OpsWorks
12 1 (0.44%) GitHub
12 1 (0.44%) IaaS
12 1 (0.44%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.44%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.33%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.56%) VPN
3 7 (3.11%) Firewall
4 6 (2.67%) X.509
5 2 (0.89%) Internet
6 1 (0.44%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.44%) SAN
6 1 (0.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (15.56%) Big Data
2 27 (12.00%) Hadoop
3 19 (8.44%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (7.11%) MySQL
5 15 (6.67%) MongoDB
6 11 (4.89%) SQL Server
7 8 (3.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 8 (3.56%) Couchbase
8 7 (3.11%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.22%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.78%) MariaDB
10 4 (1.78%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.33%) CouchDB
12 2 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.44%) Amazon Redshift
13 1 (0.44%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.44%) HBase
13 1 (0.44%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 91 (40.44%) Jenkins
2 38 (16.89%) Git (software)
3 34 (15.11%) Vagrant
4 21 (9.33%) JIRA
5 17 (7.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 13 (5.78%) Gradle
6 13 (5.78%) TeamCity
7 12 (5.33%) Maven
8 11 (4.89%) Cucumber
8 11 (4.89%) Hudson
8 11 (4.89%) Selenium
8 11 (4.89%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (2.22%) Bitbucket
9 5 (2.22%) Travis CI
10 4 (1.78%) SpecFlow
11 3 (1.33%) Geb
11 3 (1.33%) SonarQube
11 3 (1.33%) Subversion
12 2 (0.89%) GitLab
12 2 (0.89%) JUnit
General
1 77 (34.22%) Finance
2 47 (20.89%) Marketing
3 42 (18.67%) Telecoms
4 41 (18.22%) Electronics
4 41 (18.22%) Manufacturing
5 15 (6.67%) Banking
5 15 (6.67%) Retail
6 14 (6.22%) Investment Banking
6 14 (6.22%) Law
7 10 (4.44%) Advertising
8 1 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Games
8 1 (0.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 73 (32.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 40 (17.78%) Developer
3 30 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 17 (7.56%) Java Developer
5 15 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 14 (6.22%) AWS DevOps
6 14 (6.22%) AWS Engineer
6 14 (6.22%) Software Manager
7 13 (5.78%) Engineering Manager
7 13 (5.78%) Senior DevOps
7 13 (5.78%) Software Engineering Manager
8 12 (5.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 12 (5.33%) Cloud Engineer
8 12 (5.33%) Java Developer - Fintech
8 12 (5.33%) Linux Engineer
9 11 (4.89%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 11 (4.89%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 11 (4.89%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 10 (4.44%) Azure Engineer
10 10 (4.44%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (19.11%) Web Services
2 39 (17.33%) AngularJS
3 33 (14.67%) .NET
4 27 (12.00%) REST
5 24 (10.67%) React
6 22 (9.78%) Spring
7 21 (9.33%) RESTful
8 20 (8.89%) SOAP
9 18 (8.00%) Node.js
10 15 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
11 13 (5.78%) HTML
12 12 (5.33%) Angular 2
12 12 (5.33%) CSS
13 10 (4.44%) .NET Core
13 10 (4.44%) JSON
14 9 (4.00%) ASP.NET
14 9 (4.00%) LEMP Stack
15 8 (3.56%) ActiveMQ
15 8 (3.56%) ASP.NET Core
15 8 (3.56%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (14.22%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (10.22%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (7.56%) Fintech
4 16 (7.11%) Computer Science
5 13 (5.78%) PKI
6 11 (4.89%) Public Cloud
7 9 (4.00%) Virtual Team
8 7 (3.11%) Data Centre
8 7 (3.11%) Management Information System
9 6 (2.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (1.78%) Blog
11 4 (1.78%) Clustering
11 4 (1.78%) Enterprise Cloud
12 3 (1.33%) Mainframe
12 3 (1.33%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.89%) Mobile App
14 1 (0.44%) Digital Signage
Operating Systems
1 128 (56.89%) Linux
2 42 (18.67%) Windows
3 10 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (3.56%) CentOS
5 4 (1.78%) Mac OS
5 4 (1.78%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.33%) Unix
7 1 (0.44%) Android
7 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.44%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (0.44%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (64.00%) DevOps
2 116 (51.56%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (44.00%) Continuous Integration
4 73 (32.44%) Software Engineering
5 51 (22.67%) Microservices
6 47 (20.89%) Scrum
7 46 (20.44%) Digital Marketing
8 42 (18.67%) Configuration Management
8 42 (18.67%) Open Source
9 41 (18.22%) Business Intelligence
9 41 (18.22%) Programme Management
10 38 (16.89%) Test Automation
11 35 (15.56%) TDD
12 29 (12.89%) Continuous Delivery
13 22 (9.78%) SDLC
14 21 (9.33%) Machine Learning
15 19 (8.44%) Kanban
16 18 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
17 17 (7.56%) BDD
17 17 (7.56%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 123 (54.67%) Python
2 107 (47.56%) Java
3 58 (25.78%) Ruby
4 53 (23.56%) JavaScript
5 39 (17.33%) Go
6 37 (16.44%) Bash Shell
7 36 (16.00%) C#
8 30 (13.33%) SQL
9 27 (12.00%) C++
10 20 (8.89%) Perl
10 20 (8.89%) Shell Script
11 17 (7.56%) C
12 11 (4.89%) PowerShell
13 9 (4.00%) Scala
14 7 (3.11%) PHP
15 6 (2.67%) Groovy
16 4 (1.78%) Java 8
16 4 (1.78%) T-SQL
17 3 (1.33%) Erlang
18 2 (0.89%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 18 (8.00%) Degree
2 13 (5.78%) Security Cleared
3 12 (5.33%) SC Cleared
4 10 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (1.78%) PhD
6 4 (1.78%) RHCE
6 4 (1.78%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.44%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.44%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.44%) MCSE
7 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.44%) RHCA
7 1 (0.44%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (12.89%) GCP
2 11 (4.89%) QA
3 1 (0.44%) GDPR
3 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 195 (86.67%) Docker
2 7 (3.11%) VirtualBox
2 7 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.44%) HDFS
4 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.44%) KVM
4 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 78 (34.67%) Ansible
2 68 (30.22%) Opscode Chef
3 58 (25.78%) Terraform
4 57 (25.33%) Puppet
5 33 (14.67%) Packer
6 20 (8.89%) Docker Swarm
7 17 (7.56%) Salt
8 16 (7.11%) Consul
8 16 (7.11%) Nagios
9 15 (6.67%) Rancher
10 12 (5.33%) Prometheus
11 10 (4.44%) Graphite
12 8 (3.56%) Kibana
13 6 (2.67%) Grafana
13 6 (2.67%) Opsview
13 6 (2.67%) ZABBIX
14 3 (1.33%) CFEngine
14 3 (1.33%) Mesos
15 2 (0.89%) Marathon
15 2 (0.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 41 (18.22%) SAP
2 40 (17.78%) Google
3 23 (10.22%) Red Hat
4 17 (7.56%) Microsoft
5 13 (5.78%) Oracle
6 11 (4.89%) SaltStack
7 9 (4.00%) VMware
8 5 (2.22%) SolarWinds
9 4 (1.78%) New Relic
9 4 (1.78%) Splunk
10 3 (1.33%) IBM
10 3 (1.33%) TOWER Software
11 2 (0.89%) Intapp
11 2 (0.89%) NetApp
12 1 (0.44%) Apigee
12 1 (0.44%) Cadence
12 1 (0.44%) Cisco
12 1 (0.44%) Citrix
12 1 (0.44%) MuleSoft
12 1 (0.44%) Polycom