Period
to 18 September 2018

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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Kubernetes (K8s)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 54 46
Rank change year-on-year +10 -8 -
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 18 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 4.20% 1.68% 0.34%
As % of the Systems Management category 31.58% 28.00% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 1
Northern Ireland median annual salary £52,500 - £42,500
10th Percentile £41,000 - £41,250
90th Percentile £72,500 - £43,750
UK median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year -3.70% -6.90% +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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 57 25 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 13.29% 6.00% 13.13%
Number of salaries quoted 31 17 16
Northern Ireland median annual salary £45,000 £36,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.29% +5.80% -1.43%
10th Percentile £20,500 £31,250 £23,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £48,200 £50,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in Northern Ireland

Kubernetes
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Kubernetes in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Kubernetes in Northern Ireland

Kubernetes
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Kubernetes in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

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 18 September 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
County Antrim +8 18 £52,500 - 6
Kubernetes
UK

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 14 (77.78%) Docker
2 12 (66.67%) DevOps
3 10 (55.56%) Python
4 8 (44.44%) Linux
4 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (44.44%) Bash Shell
5 7 (38.89%) Puppet
5 7 (38.89%) Ansible
6 6 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (33.33%) Java
7 5 (27.78%) Ruby
8 4 (22.22%) Degree
8 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
8 4 (22.22%) Time Management
8 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
8 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
8 4 (22.22%) Finance
8 4 (22.22%) Migration
8 4 (22.22%) Software Delivery
8 4 (22.22%) Blockchain
8 4 (22.22%) CoreOS
8 4 (22.22%) etcd
8 4 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (22.22%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (16.67%) Gradle
9 3 (16.67%) Jenkins

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 8 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Blockchain
2 3 (16.67%) Big Data
3 2 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (11.11%) Hazelcast
3 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 3 (16.67%) Gradle
2 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (11.11%) Hudson
3 2 (11.11%) JUnit
3 2 (11.11%) Spock
4 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (5.56%) GoCD
4 1 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
1 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Blockchain Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Java Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Java Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Site Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Site Reliability Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Artificial Intelligence Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Trainee
5 1 (5.56%) Trainee Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Trainee Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Trainee Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (11.11%) JAXB
2 2 (11.11%) JAX-RS
2 2 (11.11%) JAX-WS
2 2 (11.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) DevOps
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (22.22%) Migration
4 4 (22.22%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 4 (22.22%) Software Delivery
4 4 (22.22%) Time Management
5 2 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (11.11%) Asynchronous Programming
5 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.11%) Microservices
5 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Build Automation
6 1 (5.56%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (5.56%) High Availability
6 1 (5.56%) Pair Programming
6 1 (5.56%) SDLC
6 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Python
2 8 (44.44%) Bash Shell
3 6 (33.33%) Java
4 5 (27.78%) Ruby
5 1 (5.56%) Go
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.56%) Kotlin
5 1 (5.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) RHCE
2 2 (11.11%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) GCP
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) Docker
2 4 (22.22%) etcd
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) Ansible
1 7 (38.89%) Puppet
2 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (11.11%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (11.11%) Grafana
3 2 (11.11%) Prometheus
3 2 (11.11%) Salt
3 2 (11.11%) Terraform
4 1 (5.56%) Mesos
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Red Hat