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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 17 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
17 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 29 46 29
Rank change year-on-year +17 -17 0
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 94 49 21
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 10.97% 7.07% 5.80%
As % of the Systems Management category 80.34% 64.47% 44.68%
Number of salaries quoted 34 22 15
10th Percentile - £31,250 £33,850
25th Percentile £46,250 £32,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £51,250 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.44% +13.89% -5.26%
75th Percentile £58,750 £72,500 £55,000
90th Percentile - £79,750 £61,000
UK median annual salary £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 117 76 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 13.65% 10.97% 12.98%
Number of salaries quoted 57 34 37
10th Percentile £41,250 £31,250 £29,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £32,813 £29,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £47,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.70% +17.50% -5.88%
75th Percentile £58,750 £69,688 £50,000
90th Percentile £70,700 £79,250 £60,000
UK median annual salary £69,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +6.15% +8.33% +4.35%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Kubernetes as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in Northern Ireland

Kubernetes
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Kubernetes in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Kubernetes in Northern Ireland

Kubernetes
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Kubernetes in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 17 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Kubernetes in Northern Ireland

Kubernetes
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kubernetes within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 17 August 2022. 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
Jobs
County Antrim +15 93 £52,500 +2.44% 10
County Down - 1 £55,000 - 1
Kubernetes
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 2022, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 89 (94.68%) Software Engineering
2 80 (85.11%) AWS
3 68 (72.34%) Agile
4 67 (71.28%) .NET
4 67 (71.28%) .NET Core
5 65 (69.15%) Microservices
6 60 (63.83%) Finance
7 54 (57.45%) Docker
8 48 (51.06%) C#
9 44 (46.81%) Python
10 43 (45.74%) Computer Science
10 43 (45.74%) GCP
10 43 (45.74%) Spring Boot
11 42 (44.68%) Java
12 39 (41.49%) Degree
12 39 (41.49%) Kafka
12 39 (41.49%) Cloud Native
13 38 (40.43%) Creative Problem-Solving
13 38 (40.43%) Computer Science Degree
13 38 (40.43%) Problem-Solving
13 38 (40.43%) Critical Thinking
13 38 (40.43%) Low Latency
13 38 (40.43%) Derivative
13 38 (40.43%) Risk Management
14 28 (29.79%) SQL
15 26 (27.66%) Linux
15 26 (27.66%) AngularJS
16 25 (26.60%) DevOps
16 25 (26.60%) React
17 24 (25.53%) Test Automation

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 1 (1.06%) Apache Airflow
1 1 (1.06%) Apache Solr
1 1 (1.06%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.06%) JBoss
1 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.06%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 80 (85.11%) AWS
2 43 (45.74%) GCP
3 15 (15.96%) Azure
4 13 (13.83%) Figma
4 13 (13.83%) GitHub
5 2 (2.13%) Datadog
5 2 (2.13%) SaaS
6 1 (1.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.06%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (1.06%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.06%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.06%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.06%) Cloud Functions
6 1 (1.06%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (1.06%) IaaS
6 1 (1.06%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.06%) Serverless
6 1 (1.06%) Snowflake
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.26%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.13%) Big Data
4 1 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.06%) DynamoDB
4 1 (1.06%) Ingres
4 1 (1.06%) Parquet
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (14.89%) Maven
2 5 (5.32%) Robot Framework
2 5 (5.32%) Selenium
3 2 (2.13%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.06%) ANTLR
4 1 (1.06%) GitLab
4 1 (1.06%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.06%) JUnit
4 1 (1.06%) Mockito
General
1 60 (63.83%) Finance
2 18 (19.15%) Social Skills
3 4 (4.26%) Law
3 4 (4.26%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.06%) Banking
4 1 (1.06%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 38 (40.43%) Graduate
2 31 (32.98%) Developer
3 21 (22.34%) C# Developer
4 19 (20.21%) Software Engineering Graduate
4 19 (20.21%) Software Testing Engineer
4 19 (20.21%) Testing Engineer
5 17 (18.09%) Software Engineer
6 8 (8.51%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (2.13%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (2.13%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (1.06%) Analyst
8 1 (1.06%) Data Analyst
8 1 (1.06%) Java Developer
8 1 (1.06%) Lead Software Engineer
8 1 (1.06%) Platform Engineer
8 1 (1.06%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (71.28%) .NET
1 67 (71.28%) .NET Core
2 43 (45.74%) Spring Boot
3 39 (41.49%) Kafka
4 26 (27.66%) AngularJS
5 25 (26.60%) React
6 24 (25.53%) Spring
7 8 (8.51%) .NET Framework
7 8 (8.51%) Vue.js
8 4 (4.26%) HTML
9 1 (1.06%) HATEOAS
9 1 (1.06%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.06%) HornetQ
9 1 (1.06%) Java EE
9 1 (1.06%) JMS
9 1 (1.06%) JPA
9 1 (1.06%) Lucene
9 1 (1.06%) Protocol Buffers
9 1 (1.06%) REST
9 1 (1.06%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 39 (41.49%) Cloud Native
2 38 (40.43%) Derivative
3 14 (14.89%) User Experience
4 13 (13.83%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (8.51%) Tandem
6 5 (5.32%) Data Centre
6 5 (5.32%) Public Cloud
7 4 (4.26%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.06%) Blockchain
8 1 (1.06%) IoT
8 1 (1.06%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 26 (27.66%) Linux
2 20 (21.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (94.68%) Software Engineering
2 68 (72.34%) Agile
3 65 (69.15%) Microservices
4 43 (45.74%) Computer Science
5 38 (40.43%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 38 (40.43%) Critical Thinking
5 38 (40.43%) Low Latency
5 38 (40.43%) Problem-Solving
5 38 (40.43%) Risk Management
6 25 (26.60%) DevOps
7 24 (25.53%) Test Automation
8 23 (24.47%) Infrastructure as Code
9 22 (23.40%) Fintech
10 20 (21.28%) Mentoring
11 19 (20.21%) Functional Testing
11 19 (20.21%) Mathematics
11 19 (20.21%) Pair Programming
11 19 (20.21%) Performance Testing
11 19 (20.21%) Physics
11 19 (20.21%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (51.06%) C#
2 44 (46.81%) Python
3 42 (44.68%) Java
4 28 (29.79%) SQL
5 22 (23.40%) JavaScript
5 22 (23.40%) TypeScript
6 21 (22.34%) T-SQL
7 5 (5.32%) Go
8 1 (1.06%) ES6
8 1 (1.06%) Groovy
8 1 (1.06%) Haskell
8 1 (1.06%) Scala
8 1 (1.06%) Solidity
Qualifications
1 39 (41.49%) Degree
2 38 (40.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.06%) SEPA
System Software
1 54 (57.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.26%) Ansible
1 4 (4.26%) Terraform
2 1 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (13.83%) Micro Focus
2 4 (4.26%) Juniper
3 1 (1.06%) Databricks
3 1 (1.06%) Google
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.06%) New Relic
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle
3 1 (1.06%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.06%) Splunk