Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Kubernetes (K8s)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 52 -
Rank change year-on-year -3 - -
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 26 18 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 4.11% 3.77% -
As % of the Systems Management category 46.43% 31.58% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 0
Northern Ireland median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - -7.14% -6.67%

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 56 57 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 8.86% 11.95% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 29 37 9
Northern Ireland median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +16.42% +63.41%
10th Percentile £20,500 £29,050 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £52,500 £38,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 -5 26 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Kubernetes
UK

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 26 (100.00%) Docker
2 18 (69.23%) Java
3 12 (46.15%) Linux
4 11 (42.31%) Spring
4 11 (42.31%) DevOps
4 11 (42.31%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (42.31%) Microservices
5 8 (30.77%) Functional Programming
5 8 (30.77%) Java 8
5 8 (30.77%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (30.77%) Oracle
5 8 (30.77%) Project Management
6 7 (26.92%) Ansible
6 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (26.92%) Puppet
7 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (19.23%) Web Services
8 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
8 5 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (19.23%) Gradle
8 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
9 4 (15.38%) Node.js
9 4 (15.38%) Security Architecture
9 4 (15.38%) OOP
9 4 (15.38%) Python
9 4 (15.38%) Cryptography
9 4 (15.38%) SDLC
9 4 (15.38%) Blockchain
10 3 (11.54%) Asynchronous Programming

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 8 (30.77%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 11 (42.31%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (11.54%) SaaS
4 1 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Blockchain
2 3 (11.54%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (11.54%) Hazelcast
2 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
1 5 (19.23%) Gradle
1 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
2 3 (11.54%) Hudson
2 3 (11.54%) JUnit
2 3 (11.54%) Spock
3 2 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (7.69%) GoCD
3 2 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Technical Leader
2 7 (26.92%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Security Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Java Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Java Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (3.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Trainee
5 1 (3.85%) Trainee Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Trainee Java Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Trainee Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) Spring
2 5 (19.23%) Web Services
3 4 (15.38%) Node.js
4 3 (11.54%) JAXB
4 3 (11.54%) JAX-RS
4 3 (11.54%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Cloud Native
2 1 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) DevOps
1 11 (42.31%) Microservices
2 8 (30.77%) Functional Programming
2 8 (30.77%) Project Management
3 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (15.38%) Cryptography
4 4 (15.38%) OOP
4 4 (15.38%) SDLC
4 4 (15.38%) Security Architecture
5 3 (11.54%) Asynchronous Programming
5 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (7.69%) Build Automation
6 2 (7.69%) High Availability
7 1 (3.85%) Analytics
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.85%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) Java 8
3 4 (15.38%) Python
4 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.85%) Go
5 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) RHCE
1 2 (7.69%) RHCSA
System Software
1 26 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Ansible
1 7 (26.92%) Puppet
2 5 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (11.54%) Docker Swarm
3 3 (11.54%) Grafana
3 3 (11.54%) Prometheus
3 3 (11.54%) Salt
3 3 (11.54%) Terraform
4 1 (3.85%) HAProxy
4 1 (3.85%) Mesos
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) Red Hat