Period
to 25 October 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 25 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 47 30 36
Rank change year-on-year -17 +6 +8
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 48 20 37
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 6.38% 6.21% 6.81%
As % of the Systems Management category 57.14% 50.00% 44.05%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 4
10th Percentile £28,250 £29,750 £40,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £38,750 £41,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £50,000 £46,250
Median % change year-on-year -20.00% +8.11% -2.63%
75th Percentile £82,500 £55,000 £65,938
90th Percentile £85,000 " £92,375
UK median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +11.54% -7.14% +4.09%

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 84 40 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 11.17% 12.42% 15.47%
Number of salaries quoted 31 26 42
10th Percentile £21,250 £28,625 £23,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £35,625 £25,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £47,500 £32,000
Median % change year-on-year -15.79% +48.44% -28.89%
75th Percentile £71,250 £56,875 £64,063
90th Percentile £85,000 £62,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +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 25 October 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 25 October 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 -14 47 £50,000 -4.76% 15
County Tyrone - 1 £32,500 -
Kubernetes
UK

For the 6 months to 25 October 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 41 (85.42%) Docker
2 37 (77.08%) AWS
3 35 (72.92%) Azure
4 33 (68.75%) Linux
5 29 (60.42%) SQL
5 29 (60.42%) Python
6 27 (56.25%) Software Engineering
6 27 (56.25%) Microservices
6 27 (56.25%) AngularJS
7 26 (54.17%) Analytics
7 26 (54.17%) Data Analytics
7 26 (54.17%) Artificial Intelligence
8 25 (52.08%) NoSQL
8 25 (52.08%) Computer Science
8 25 (52.08%) Collaborative Working
9 23 (47.92%) PhD
9 23 (47.92%) C++
9 23 (47.92%) QA
9 23 (47.92%) Software Testing
9 23 (47.92%) Google
9 23 (47.92%) Computer Vision
9 23 (47.92%) Greenfield Project
9 23 (47.92%) Cybersecurity
9 23 (47.92%) Deep Learning
9 23 (47.92%) Threat Analysis
10 15 (31.25%) Cloud Computing
10 15 (31.25%) Product Management
10 15 (31.25%) RESTful
10 15 (31.25%) Customer Requirements
11 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development

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:

Cloud Services
1 37 (77.08%) AWS
2 35 (72.92%) Azure
3 15 (31.25%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (8.33%) SaaS
5 2 (4.17%) OpenShift
5 2 (4.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) Internet
2 4 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (52.08%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) JUnit
2 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.08%) JIRA
2 1 (2.08%) Selenium
2 1 (2.08%) SonarQube
General
1 9 (18.75%) Social Skills
2 4 (8.33%) Public Sector
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 23 (47.92%) Cloud Engineer
2 23 (47.92%) Cloud Software Engineer
3 17 (35.42%) Developer
4 15 (31.25%) Principal Cloud Engineer
4 15 (31.25%) Principal Engineer
4 15 (31.25%) Principal Software Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Java Developer
7 4 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (4.17%) Technical Architect
9 1 (2.08%) .NET Developer
9 1 (2.08%) DevOps Manager
9 1 (2.08%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.08%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (56.25%) AngularJS
2 15 (31.25%) RESTful
3 5 (10.42%) Spring
4 4 (8.33%) Spring Boot
5 3 (6.25%) Hibernate
6 2 (4.17%) Kafka
6 2 (4.17%) React
7 1 (2.08%) .NET
7 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.08%) Node.js
7 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (47.92%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.17%) User Experience
3 1 (2.08%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 33 (68.75%) Linux
2 5 (10.42%) Unix
3 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (56.25%) Microservices
1 27 (56.25%) Software Engineering
2 26 (54.17%) Analytics
2 26 (54.17%) Artificial Intelligence
2 26 (54.17%) Data Analytics
3 25 (52.08%) Collaborative Working
3 25 (52.08%) Computer Science
4 23 (47.92%) Computer Vision
4 23 (47.92%) Cybersecurity
4 23 (47.92%) Deep Learning
4 23 (47.92%) Software Testing
4 23 (47.92%) Threat Analysis
5 15 (31.25%) Customer Requirements
5 15 (31.25%) Product Management
6 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (16.67%) DevOps
7 8 (16.67%) User Stories
8 5 (10.42%) OO
8 5 (10.42%) TDD
9 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (60.42%) Python
1 29 (60.42%) SQL
2 23 (47.92%) C++
3 13 (27.08%) Java
4 9 (18.75%) Go
5 6 (12.50%) C#
6 4 (8.33%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.17%) Java 8
7 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (47.92%) PhD
2 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (47.92%) QA
System Software
1 41 (85.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 23 (47.92%) Google
2 5 (10.42%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) Black Duck
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.08%) Xamarin