Period
to 12 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 12 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 17 46 74
Rank change year-on-year +29 +28 +45
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 100 94 81
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Reading 9.14% 5.04% 3.73%
As % of the Systems Management category 57.47% 36.72% 22.88%
Number of salaries quoted 89 84 74
10th Percentile £42,250 £35,225 £37,900
25th Percentile £48,750 £52,500 £43,188
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £63,000 £63,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -0.79% -9.29% +7.69%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £85,000 £83,375
Berkshire median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -3.85% +13.04% +4.55%

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 Reading with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 174 256 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 15.90% 13.72% 16.31%
Number of salaries quoted 151 207 319
10th Percentile £44,500 £33,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £48,750 £38,750 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £86,250 £80,000
Berkshire median annual salary £63,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +9.09% -

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Kubernetes as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in Reading

Kubernetes
Salary Trend in Reading

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Kubernetes in Reading.

Salary trend for Kubernetes in Reading

Kubernetes
Salary Histogram in Reading

Salary distribution for jobs citing Kubernetes in Reading over the 6 months to 12 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Kubernetes in Reading

For the 6 months to 12 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 Reading region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 76 (76.00%) Docker
2 54 (54.00%) AWS
3 53 (53.00%) Azure
4 50 (50.00%) DevOps
5 47 (47.00%) Terraform
6 44 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (35.00%) Software Engineering
8 31 (31.00%) Python
9 30 (30.00%) Linux
9 30 (30.00%) Jenkins
10 29 (29.00%) Microservices
11 28 (28.00%) React
12 25 (25.00%) TDD
12 25 (25.00%) GCP
13 24 (24.00%) SaaS
13 24 (24.00%) JavaScript
14 23 (23.00%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (23.00%) Ansible
15 22 (22.00%) Java
16 20 (20.00%) AngularJS
17 19 (19.00%) REST
18 18 (18.00%) .NET
19 17 (17.00%) Git (software)
20 16 (16.00%) Spring
20 16 (16.00%) Scrum
21 15 (15.00%) Node.js
22 14 (14.00%) IaaS
22 14 (14.00%) HTTPS
22 14 (14.00%) HTTP
22 14 (14.00%) PaaS

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 5 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.00%) Apache Solr
2 3 (3.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.00%) Apache
3 2 (2.00%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 54 (54.00%) AWS
2 53 (53.00%) Azure
3 25 (25.00%) GCP
4 24 (24.00%) SaaS
5 14 (14.00%) IaaS
5 14 (14.00%) PaaS
6 11 (11.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (6.00%) Amazon ECS
7 6 (6.00%) Amazon EKS
7 6 (6.00%) Serverless
8 5 (5.00%) Amazon S3
8 5 (5.00%) AWS Fargate
8 5 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (5.00%) Firebase
8 5 (5.00%) GitHub
8 5 (5.00%) Google App Engine
9 3 (3.00%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 2 (2.00%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (1.00%) Azure Stack
11 1 (1.00%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.00%) HTTP
1 14 (14.00%) HTTPS
2 13 (13.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.00%) DNS
3 3 (3.00%) Firewall
3 3 (3.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (5.00%) Amazon Aurora
2 5 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (4.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.00%) Cosmos DB
4 3 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.00%) Flink
5 2 (2.00%) MySQL
5 2 (2.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 30 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 17 (17.00%) Git (software)
3 12 (12.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 12 (12.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (4.00%) CircleCI
5 3 (3.00%) GitLab
6 2 (2.00%) Burp Suite
6 2 (2.00%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.00%) Travis CI
7 1 (1.00%) git-flow
7 1 (1.00%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.00%) JIRA
7 1 (1.00%) JMeter
7 1 (1.00%) Postman
7 1 (1.00%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.00%) TestRail
7 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (13.00%) Public Sector
2 6 (6.00%) Games
3 2 (2.00%) Finance
4 1 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (54.00%) Developer
2 26 (26.00%) Senior Developer
3 21 (21.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (15.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 12 (12.00%) Senior DevOps
5 12 (12.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 11 (11.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 11 (11.00%) Ruby Developer
6 11 (11.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 10 (10.00%) Senior Ruby Developer
8 9 (9.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 9 (9.00%) Java Developer
9 8 (8.00%) Python Developer
9 8 (8.00%) Site Reliability Engineer
10 7 (7.00%) Site Engineer
10 7 (7.00%) Software Engineer
11 6 (6.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 6 (6.00%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (6.00%) Web Developer
12 5 (5.00%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (28.00%) React
2 20 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 19 (19.00%) REST
4 18 (18.00%) .NET
5 16 (16.00%) Spring
6 15 (15.00%) Node.js
7 11 (11.00%) .NET Core
7 11 (11.00%) Ruby on Rails
8 9 (9.00%) CSS
8 9 (9.00%) RESTful
9 8 (8.00%) Flask
9 8 (8.00%) Spring Boot
10 6 (6.00%) Kafka
10 6 (6.00%) Redux
11 5 (5.00%) GraphQL
12 4 (4.00%) JSON
12 4 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (4.00%) WebSockets
13 3 (3.00%) .NET Framework
13 3 (3.00%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.00%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.00%) Algorithms
2 5 (5.00%) Data Structures
3 4 (4.00%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.00%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.00%) PKI
5 2 (2.00%) Life Science
6 1 (1.00%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 30 (30.00%) Linux
2 11 (11.00%) Unix
3 5 (5.00%) Windows
4 3 (3.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (50.00%) DevOps
2 44 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (35.00%) Software Engineering
4 29 (29.00%) Microservices
5 25 (25.00%) TDD
6 23 (23.00%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (16.00%) Scrum
8 13 (13.00%) Architectural Design
8 13 (13.00%) Kanban
9 12 (12.00%) Test Automation
10 11 (11.00%) Build Automation
10 11 (11.00%) Capacity Planning
10 11 (11.00%) Configuration Management
10 11 (11.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 11 (11.00%) Demand Forecasting
10 11 (11.00%) Identity Access Management
10 11 (11.00%) IT Strategy
10 11 (11.00%) OOP
10 11 (11.00%) Performance Analysis
10 11 (11.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 31 (31.00%) Python
2 24 (24.00%) JavaScript
3 22 (22.00%) Java
4 13 (13.00%) C#
5 12 (12.00%) SQL
6 11 (11.00%) Ruby
7 8 (8.00%) C++
7 8 (8.00%) TypeScript
8 7 (7.00%) PowerShell
9 6 (6.00%) C
9 6 (6.00%) Go
10 2 (2.00%) Java 8
10 2 (2.00%) PHP
10 2 (2.00%) Scala
11 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (11.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (3.00%) Degree
3 1 (1.00%) ISEB
3 1 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 76 (76.00%) Docker
2 6 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 47 (47.00%) Terraform
2 23 (23.00%) Ansible
3 10 (10.00%) ZABBIX
4 2 (2.00%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 11 (11.00%) Oracle
2 10 (10.00%) New Relic
3 9 (9.00%) Google
4 7 (7.00%) Sitecore
4 7 (7.00%) VMware
5 5 (5.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.00%) Splunk
7 1 (1.00%) Pega
7 1 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.00%) WSO2