Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Kubernetes (K8s)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 212 203
Rank change year-on-year +61 -9 +37
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 79 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.47% 0.28% 0.34%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.21% 3.01% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 48 9 0
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% - -
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% -7.14% -

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 Scotland with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 598 531 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.10% 9.41% 7.64%
Number of salaries quoted 410 328 219
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £29,813 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in Scotland

Kubernetes
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Kubernetes in Scotland

Kubernetes
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Kubernetes in Scotland over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Kubernetes in Scotland

Kubernetes
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kubernetes within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 15 November 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
Edinburgh +42 47 £55,000 -31.25% 12
Glasgow +21 22 £50,000 -9.09% 8
West Lothian - 8 £50,000 -
Dundee - 1 - -
Kubernetes
UK

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 59 (74.68%) Docker
2 47 (59.49%) Java
3 38 (48.10%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (46.84%) Microservices
5 36 (45.57%) Linux
6 31 (39.24%) DevOps
7 30 (37.97%) JavaScript
8 29 (36.71%) Kafka
9 28 (35.44%) SQL
10 25 (31.65%) Computer Science
11 23 (29.11%) Microsoft Azure
12 22 (27.85%) Degree
12 22 (27.85%) Software Engineering
13 21 (26.58%) Python
13 21 (26.58%) Amazon AWS
14 20 (25.32%) AngularJS
14 20 (25.32%) Ansible
15 19 (24.05%) Terraform
16 17 (21.52%) Test Automation
16 17 (21.52%) C#
17 16 (20.25%) Configuration Management
17 16 (20.25%) RESTful
17 16 (20.25%) React
18 15 (18.99%) Jenkins
18 15 (18.99%) Git (software)
18 15 (18.99%) Scrum
19 14 (17.72%) Google Cloud Platform
19 14 (17.72%) Opscode Chef
19 14 (17.72%) OpenShift
20 13 (16.46%) PL/SQL

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 9 (11.39%) Apache
2 8 (10.13%) Apache Spark
3 5 (6.33%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (6.33%) JBoss
3 5 (6.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 5 (6.33%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.80%) Apache Pig
5 2 (2.53%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.53%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.53%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.27%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.27%) concrete5
6 1 (1.27%) Confluence
6 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 23 (29.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (26.58%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (17.72%) Google Cloud Platform
3 14 (17.72%) OpenShift
4 9 (11.39%) Serverless
5 7 (8.86%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (7.59%) GitHub
7 4 (5.06%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (5.06%) SaaS
8 3 (3.80%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (3.80%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (3.80%) Amazon S3
9 2 (2.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (2.53%) AWS CodePipeline
9 2 (2.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (2.53%) Datadog
9 2 (2.53%) IaaS
9 2 (2.53%) PaaS
9 2 (2.53%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.59%) HTTP
2 5 (6.33%) AMQP
2 5 (6.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.80%) Ethernet
3 3 (3.80%) VLAN
3 3 (3.80%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.27%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.66%) Relational Database
2 9 (11.39%) Big Data
3 8 (10.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (6.33%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.80%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (3.80%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.53%) Blockchain
6 2 (2.53%) MySQL
6 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.27%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.27%) Apache Kudu
7 1 (1.27%) BigQuery
7 1 (1.27%) Data Lake
7 1 (1.27%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.27%) Impala
7 1 (1.27%) Presto
7 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.27%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 15 (18.99%) Git (software)
1 15 (18.99%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.59%) JUnit
3 5 (6.33%) ClearCase
3 5 (6.33%) CppUnit
3 5 (6.33%) GitLab
3 5 (6.33%) Maven
4 4 (5.06%) Eclipse
4 4 (5.06%) Gradle
4 4 (5.06%) Selenium
4 4 (5.06%) Travis CI
5 3 (3.80%) HP UFT
5 3 (3.80%) RSpec
5 3 (3.80%) SoapUI
5 3 (3.80%) Vagrant
6 2 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.53%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.53%) Hudson
6 2 (2.53%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.27%) gulp
General
1 10 (12.66%) Finance
2 6 (7.59%) Banking
3 1 (1.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (35.44%) Developer
2 22 (27.85%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (16.46%) Architect
4 12 (15.19%) Java Developer
5 9 (11.39%) Senior Developer
5 9 (11.39%) Software Architect
6 6 (7.59%) .NET Developer
6 6 (7.59%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (7.59%) C# Developer
6 6 (7.59%) Junior
6 6 (7.59%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Junior DevOps
7 4 (5.06%) Junior DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Senior DevOps
7 4 (5.06%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (36.71%) Kafka
2 20 (25.32%) AngularJS
3 16 (20.25%) React
3 16 (20.25%) RESTful
4 12 (15.19%) Java EE
4 12 (15.19%) Node.js
5 10 (12.66%) CSS
5 10 (12.66%) HTML
6 9 (11.39%) JSON
6 9 (11.39%) XML
7 8 (10.13%) Web Services
8 6 (7.59%) .NET
8 6 (7.59%) .NET Core
8 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET
8 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (7.59%) Spring
9 5 (6.33%) SOAP
9 5 (6.33%) Spring Boot
9 5 (6.33%) WebSockets
10 4 (5.06%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (31.65%) Computer Science
2 10 (12.66%) Fintech
3 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.59%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (7.59%) Mobile App
4 5 (6.33%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.06%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (5.06%) Public Cloud
6 3 (3.80%) Grid Computing
6 3 (3.80%) User Experience
7 2 (2.53%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.53%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (2.53%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.53%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.27%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.27%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 36 (45.57%) Linux
2 5 (6.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.80%) Windows
3 3 (3.80%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.53%) Debian
5 1 (1.27%) CentOS
5 1 (1.27%) DC/OS
5 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (48.10%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (46.84%) Microservices
3 31 (39.24%) DevOps
4 22 (27.85%) Software Engineering
5 17 (21.52%) Test Automation
6 16 (20.25%) Configuration Management
7 15 (18.99%) Scrum
8 12 (15.19%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (15.19%) Mathematics
9 11 (13.92%) OO
9 11 (13.92%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (12.66%) Kanban
10 10 (12.66%) MVC
10 10 (12.66%) Open Source
11 9 (11.39%) Analytics
11 9 (11.39%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (10.13%) CRM
12 8 (10.13%) Migration
13 7 (8.86%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (7.59%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (59.49%) Java
2 30 (37.97%) JavaScript
3 28 (35.44%) SQL
4 21 (26.58%) Python
5 17 (21.52%) C#
6 13 (16.46%) PL/SQL
7 11 (13.92%) Ruby
7 11 (13.92%) Shell Script
8 9 (11.39%) Perl
9 8 (10.13%) C++
10 7 (8.86%) Bash Shell
11 6 (7.59%) C
12 4 (5.06%) Go
12 4 (5.06%) Groovy
12 4 (5.06%) Scala
13 3 (3.80%) Java 8
13 3 (3.80%) PHP
13 3 (3.80%) R
14 2 (2.53%) Java 9
14 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (27.85%) Degree
2 9 (11.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) QA
1 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (74.68%) Docker
2 1 (1.27%) HDFS
2 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (25.32%) Ansible
2 19 (24.05%) Terraform
3 14 (17.72%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (13.92%) Puppet
5 3 (3.80%) Mesos
5 3 (3.80%) Oozie
5 3 (3.80%) Prometheus
6 2 (2.53%) Grafana
6 2 (2.53%) Packer
6 2 (2.53%) Rancher
6 2 (2.53%) Sysdig
7 1 (1.27%) Marathon
Vendors
1 12 (15.19%) Oracle
2 11 (13.92%) Google
3 10 (12.66%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.80%) Splunk
5 2 (2.53%) IBM
5 2 (2.53%) New Relic
6 1 (1.27%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.27%) PagerDuty
6 1 (1.27%) Samsung
6 1 (1.27%) VMware