Period
to 21 October 2020

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 21 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
21 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 27 33 44
Rank change year-on-year +6 +11 +11
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 20 38 14
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 6.37% 7.06% 3.39%
As % of the Systems Management category 51.28% 45.24% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 11
Median annual salary £55,000 £46,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.92% +2.78% -
UK median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +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 39 84 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 12.42% 15.61% 12.11%
Number of salaries quoted 25 41 31
Median annual salary £45,000 £32,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.63% -20.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £28,400 £23,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £87,500 £68,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 21 October 2020.

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 21 October 2020. 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 -4 18 £55,000 +18.92% 9
Kubernetes
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 2020, 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 (85.00%) Python
2 14 (70.00%) Docker
3 8 (40.00%) Microservices
3 8 (40.00%) Java
3 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 7 (35.00%) Ruby
4 7 (35.00%) Go
4 7 (35.00%) Ansible
5 5 (25.00%) Data Engineering
5 5 (25.00%) Front End Development
5 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 5 (25.00%) C#
5 5 (25.00%) C++
6 4 (20.00%) Perl
6 4 (20.00%) AWS
6 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (20.00%) KYC
6 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 4 (20.00%) GCP
6 4 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (20.00%) Innovative Thinking
6 4 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (20.00%) DevSecOps
6 4 (20.00%) NIST
7 3 (15.00%) Web Application Development
7 3 (15.00%) Gunicorn
7 3 (15.00%) Flask

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 3 (15.00%) Gunicorn
2 1 (5.00%) JBoss
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) AWS
1 4 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (20.00%) GCP
2 2 (10.00%) Azure
3 1 (5.00%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (5.00%) Datadog
3 1 (5.00%) GitHub
3 1 (5.00%) SaaS
3 1 (5.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
1 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) DevSecOps Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Django Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Python Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Python Web Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Python/Django Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Java Developer - Fintech
5 2 (10.00%) Junior
5 2 (10.00%) Junior Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Junior Python Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Junior Python Web Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Junior Web Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Principal Security Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Django
1 3 (15.00%) Flask
2 1 (5.00%) Celery
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) LDAP
2 1 (5.00%) Node.js
2 1 (5.00%) OAuth
2 1 (5.00%) OAuth2
2 1 (5.00%) OpenID
2 1 (5.00%) pytest
2 1 (5.00%) Redux
2 1 (5.00%) SAML
2 1 (5.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (40.00%) Microservices
1 8 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (25.00%) Data Engineering
2 5 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (20.00%) DevSecOps
3 4 (20.00%) Innovative Thinking
3 4 (20.00%) KYC
3 4 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (15.00%) DevOps
4 3 (15.00%) Web Application Development
4 3 (15.00%) Web Development
4 3 (15.00%) Workflow
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.00%) Fintech
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Automation
6 1 (5.00%) Computer Vision
6 1 (5.00%) Micro Frontends
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) Python
2 8 (40.00%) Java
3 7 (35.00%) Go
3 7 (35.00%) Ruby
4 5 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 5 (25.00%) C#
4 5 (25.00%) C++
5 4 (20.00%) Perl
6 3 (15.00%) SQL
7 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 4 (20.00%) NIST
System Software
1 14 (70.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) Ansible
2 3 (15.00%) Puppet
3 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (10.00%) Terraform
4 1 (5.00%) Prometheus
4 1 (5.00%) StatsD
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Google
2 1 (5.00%) Splunk