Period
to 17 April 2021

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 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
17 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 38 55 61
Rank change year-on-year +17 +6 -13
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 25 9 25
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 6.81% 1.63% 3.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 71.43% 18.37% 34.72%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 8
10th Percentile " " £43,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £59,375 £61,250 £67,813
90th Percentile £73,500 £75,000 £69,125
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -

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 35 49 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 9.54% 8.89% 9.33%
Number of salaries quoted 29 35 47
10th Percentile £37,500 " "
25th Percentile £43,250 £29,000 £23,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £32,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +56.25% -28.89% +12.50%
75th Percentile £57,500 £41,375 £69,375
90th Percentile £73,000 £51,250 £87,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 April 2021.

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 April 2021. 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
County Antrim +22 22 £48,750 +8.33% 11
Kubernetes
UK

For the 6 months to 17 April 2021, 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 17 (68.00%) Python
2 16 (64.00%) Java
2 16 (64.00%) Docker
3 15 (60.00%) Microservices
4 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (48.00%) AWS
6 11 (44.00%) C++
7 10 (40.00%) Go
8 9 (36.00%) C#
9 8 (32.00%) Linux
9 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
9 8 (32.00%) Kafka
9 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
9 8 (32.00%) Test Automation
9 8 (32.00%) Degree
9 8 (32.00%) Computer Science
9 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
9 8 (32.00%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (28.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 7 (28.00%) Data Engineering
10 7 (28.00%) Front End Development
10 7 (28.00%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (28.00%) DevOps
11 6 (24.00%) Artifactory
11 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (24.00%) Puppet
11 6 (24.00%) Ruby
11 6 (24.00%) Tomcat
11 6 (24.00%) MySQL
11 6 (24.00%) SQL

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 6 (24.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (20.00%) Apache
2 5 (20.00%) Apache Pulsar
2 5 (20.00%) nginx
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.00%) JBoss
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 12 (48.00%) AWS
2 7 (28.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 5 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (20.00%) Amazon S3
3 5 (20.00%) Route 53
4 2 (8.00%) Azure
4 2 (8.00%) OpenShift
5 1 (4.00%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (4.00%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (4.00%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) OpenVPN
2 1 (4.00%) FTP
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) MySQL
2 5 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (8.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (8.00%) Big Data
4 1 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (4.00%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (4.00%) DB2
4 1 (4.00%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (4.00%) HBase
4 1 (4.00%) HSQLDB
4 1 (4.00%) Impala
4 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
1 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (24.00%) Artifactory
3 5 (20.00%) GitLab
3 5 (20.00%) Subversion
3 5 (20.00%) Travis CI
4 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.00%) JIRA
4 2 (8.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (4.00%) Bitbucket
5 1 (4.00%) CircleCI
5 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (4.00%) IBM UrbanCode
5 1 (4.00%) IntelliJ
5 1 (4.00%) JUnit
5 1 (4.00%) Maven
5 1 (4.00%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (4.00%) Banking
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Developer
2 10 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Site Reliability Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Java Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Site Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Lead Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) Kafka
2 5 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 5 (20.00%) LAMP
2 5 (20.00%) LAPP Stack
2 5 (20.00%) LEMP Stack
2 5 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (20.00%) Spring
3 3 (12.00%) .NET
3 3 (12.00%) React
4 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (8.00%) Angular 2
4 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (8.00%) Gherkin
4 2 (8.00%) iBATIS
4 2 (8.00%) Spring Boot
4 2 (8.00%) Struts
5 1 (4.00%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (4.00%) Java SE
5 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
1 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.00%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (8.00%) Smart City
4 1 (4.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.00%) CentOS
2 5 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (8.00%) Unix
4 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Microservices
2 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (32.00%) Computer Science
3 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (32.00%) Test Automation
4 7 (28.00%) Data Engineering
4 7 (28.00%) DevOps
4 7 (28.00%) Front End Development
4 7 (28.00%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure as Code
6 5 (20.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (12.00%) Coaching
8 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (12.00%) Project Management
8 3 (12.00%) Scrum
8 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
8 3 (12.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) Python
2 16 (64.00%) Java
3 11 (44.00%) C++
4 10 (40.00%) Go
5 9 (36.00%) C#
6 6 (24.00%) Ruby
6 6 (24.00%) SQL
7 3 (12.00%) Java 8
8 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
9 1 (4.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 8 (32.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) HNC
2 2 (8.00%) HND
3 1 (4.00%) OCP
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 16 (64.00%) Docker
2 5 (20.00%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Ansible
1 6 (24.00%) Puppet
1 6 (24.00%) Terraform
2 5 (20.00%) Docker Swarm
2 5 (20.00%) Grafana
2 5 (20.00%) Munin
2 5 (20.00%) Nagios
2 5 (20.00%) Prometheus
3 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Lets Encrypt
2 2 (8.00%) Google
3 1 (4.00%) Black Duck
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) TIBCO