Period
to 2 June 2020

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

Kubernetes (k8s)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 47 81 201
Rank change year-on-year +34 +120 +7
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 143 174 45
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 4.94% 3.30% 0.78%
As % of the Systems Management category 42.69% 33.98% 7.03%
Number of salaries quoted 93 135 24
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +22.22% +32.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £37,950
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,913 £75,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% -3.70%

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 335 512 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.58% 9.70% 11.16%
Number of salaries quoted 208 329 407
Median annual salary £50,250 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.50% +11.11% +8.43%
10th Percentile £28,375 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,400 £65,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in Scotland

Kubernetes
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Kubernetes in Scotland

Kubernetes
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Kubernetes in Scotland over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

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 2 June 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
Edinburgh +11 71 £65,000 +17.48% 9
Glasgow +66 57 £42,500 -25.44% 1
Dundee - 8 £52,500 -
West Lothian +19 2 £55,000 +15.79%
Fife +14 2 - -
Aberdeen - 1 £57,500 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £70,000 -
Kubernetes
UK

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 128 (89.51%) Docker
2 70 (48.95%) AWS
3 67 (46.85%) Azure
3 67 (46.85%) Java
4 66 (46.15%) JavaScript
5 64 (44.76%) Agile Software Development
6 63 (44.06%) DevOps
7 46 (32.17%) Python
8 41 (28.67%) SQL
9 40 (27.97%) React
10 38 (26.57%) Jenkins
11 37 (25.87%) Node.js
12 32 (22.38%) Microservices
13 31 (21.68%) NoSQL
13 31 (21.68%) Linux
13 31 (21.68%) Software Engineering
14 30 (20.98%) Test Automation
15 28 (19.58%) Finance
15 28 (19.58%) C#
16 27 (18.88%) AngularJS
17 26 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
17 26 (18.18%) .NET
17 26 (18.18%) GCP
18 25 (17.48%) TDD
18 25 (17.48%) Git (software)
19 24 (16.78%) Configuration Management
20 23 (16.08%) Ansible
20 23 (16.08%) Terraform
21 22 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
21 22 (15.38%) Infrastructure as Code

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 22 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.20%) nginx
4 5 (3.50%) Apache
5 4 (2.80%) JBoss
6 3 (2.10%) Gluu
6 3 (2.10%) Red Hat Fuse
7 2 (1.40%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.70%) IIS
Business Applications
1 11 (7.69%) Magento
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.70%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 70 (48.95%) AWS
2 67 (46.85%) Azure
3 26 (18.18%) GCP
4 17 (11.89%) Serverless
5 15 (10.49%) Amazon ECS
5 15 (10.49%) AWS CloudFormation
5 15 (10.49%) OpenShift
6 14 (9.79%) PaaS
7 13 (9.09%) SaaS
8 11 (7.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 10 (6.99%) GitHub
10 9 (6.29%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (6.29%) Amazon S3
10 9 (6.29%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (5.59%) IaaS
12 5 (3.50%) Amazon Kinesis
12 5 (3.50%) NuGet
13 3 (2.10%) Amazon ELB
13 3 (2.10%) AWS Fargate
13 3 (2.10%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.29%) Firewall
2 4 (2.80%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.10%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (2.10%) OpenLDAP
3 3 (2.10%) OpenVPN
3 3 (2.10%) SSL
3 3 (2.10%) tcpdump
3 3 (2.10%) VPN
4 2 (1.40%) CTI
4 2 (1.40%) HTTP
4 2 (1.40%) LAN
4 2 (1.40%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (1.40%) WAN
5 1 (0.70%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.70%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (21.68%) NoSQL
2 18 (12.59%) MySQL
3 13 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (8.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 11 (7.69%) Relational Database
6 9 (6.29%) SQL Server
7 8 (5.59%) MongoDB
8 5 (3.50%) Amazon Athena
9 4 (2.80%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (2.80%) Big Data
9 4 (2.80%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.40%) Cosmos DB
11 1 (0.70%) Aerospike
11 1 (0.70%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.70%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.70%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.70%) Ingres
11 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 38 (26.57%) Jenkins
2 25 (17.48%) Git (software)
3 21 (14.69%) Selenium
4 16 (11.19%) Maven
5 13 (9.09%) JUnit
6 11 (7.69%) Ant
6 11 (7.69%) Cucumber
7 9 (6.29%) REST Assured
8 6 (4.20%) Cypress.io
9 5 (3.50%) GitLab
9 5 (3.50%) Gradle
9 5 (3.50%) HP UFT
9 5 (3.50%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (3.50%) Travis CI
9 5 (3.50%) webpack
10 4 (2.80%) Gerrit
10 4 (2.80%) Postman
11 3 (2.10%) Artifactory
11 3 (2.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (2.10%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (19.58%) Finance
2 15 (10.49%) Games
3 8 (5.59%) Banking
4 3 (2.10%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.40%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.40%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.70%) Law
6 1 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (31.47%) Developer
2 32 (22.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 23 (16.08%) Software Engineer
4 14 (9.79%) Java Developer
5 11 (7.69%) Magento Developer
5 11 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 10 (6.99%) Full Stack Developer
7 9 (6.29%) Architect
7 9 (6.29%) Senior Software Engineer
8 8 (5.59%) Java Software Developer
8 8 (5.59%) Senior Developer
9 7 (4.90%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (4.20%) Java Engineer
10 6 (4.20%) Java Software Engineer
10 6 (4.20%) Platform Engineer
10 6 (4.20%) Senior DevOps
10 6 (4.20%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 5 (3.50%) JavaScript Engineer
11 5 (3.50%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (3.50%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (27.97%) React
2 37 (25.87%) Node.js
3 27 (18.88%) AngularJS
4 26 (18.18%) .NET
5 21 (14.69%) Elastic Stack
5 21 (14.69%) HTML
6 20 (13.99%) Spring
7 17 (11.89%) CSS
8 16 (11.19%) Kafka
9 15 (10.49%) Hibernate
9 15 (10.49%) RESTful
10 11 (7.69%) Web Services
11 10 (6.99%) Gherkin
12 9 (6.29%) Redux
12 9 (6.29%) SOAP
13 8 (5.59%) .NET Core
14 7 (4.90%) GraphQL
15 6 (4.20%) Vue.js
16 5 (3.50%) React Native
16 5 (3.50%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.20%) Greenfield Project
1 6 (4.20%) Public Cloud
2 5 (3.50%) Virtual Team
3 3 (2.10%) Cloud Native
3 3 (2.10%) PMI
3 3 (2.10%) Replication
4 2 (1.40%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.40%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.40%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.40%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.40%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.70%) FMCG
5 1 (0.70%) PKI
5 1 (0.70%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.70%) Smart Home
5 1 (0.70%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 31 (21.68%) Linux
2 22 (15.38%) Windows
3 13 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 11 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (7.69%) Windows Server 2016
5 7 (4.90%) Unix
6 4 (2.80%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.10%) Debian
7 3 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.40%) CentOS
8 2 (1.40%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (44.76%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (44.06%) DevOps
3 32 (22.38%) Microservices
4 31 (21.68%) Software Engineering
5 30 (20.98%) Test Automation
6 26 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (17.48%) TDD
8 24 (16.78%) Configuration Management
9 22 (15.38%) Infrastructure as Code
10 16 (11.19%) Open Source
11 14 (9.79%) Mentoring
12 13 (9.09%) BDD
13 12 (8.39%) E-Commerce
14 10 (6.99%) Deployment Automation
14 10 (6.99%) High Availability
15 9 (6.29%) Problem-Solving
16 8 (5.59%) Load Balancing
17 7 (4.90%) Acceptance Criteria
17 7 (4.90%) Analytics
17 7 (4.90%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 67 (46.85%) Java
2 66 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 46 (32.17%) Python
4 41 (28.67%) SQL
5 28 (19.58%) C#
6 17 (11.89%) PHP
7 16 (11.19%) Bash Shell
7 16 (11.19%) Go
8 15 (10.49%) PowerShell
9 8 (5.59%) TypeScript
10 7 (4.90%) Scala
11 6 (4.20%) ES6
11 6 (4.20%) Groovy
11 6 (4.20%) Ruby
12 5 (3.50%) C++
12 5 (3.50%) Kotlin
12 5 (3.50%) Perl
13 3 (2.10%) AWK
13 3 (2.10%) sed
13 3 (2.10%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (11.19%) Degree
2 5 (3.50%) AWS Certification
3 3 (2.10%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.40%) CCNA
4 2 (1.40%) CCNP
4 2 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.40%) MCSE
4 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.40%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.40%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.20%) QA
2 3 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 128 (89.51%) Docker
2 3 (2.10%) iptables
2 3 (2.10%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.70%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (16.08%) Ansible
1 23 (16.08%) Terraform
2 15 (10.49%) Puppet
3 10 (6.99%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (6.29%) Kibana
4 9 (6.29%) logstash
5 5 (3.50%) Consul
5 5 (3.50%) Packer
5 5 (3.50%) Prometheus
5 5 (3.50%) Rancher
6 4 (2.80%) Nagios
7 3 (2.10%) Munin
7 3 (2.10%) OSSEC
8 2 (1.40%) Automic
8 2 (1.40%) Core Impact
8 2 (1.40%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (1.40%) Grafana
8 2 (1.40%) Graphite
8 2 (1.40%) Nessus
8 2 (1.40%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 11 (7.69%) Splunk
2 10 (6.99%) Google
3 9 (6.29%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.29%) Oracle
4 3 (2.10%) Lets Encrypt
4 3 (2.10%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.40%) AppDynamics
5 2 (1.40%) Apple
5 2 (1.40%) Cisco
5 2 (1.40%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.70%) CA
6 1 (0.70%) Citrix
6 1 (0.70%) F5
6 1 (0.70%) IBM
6 1 (0.70%) Micro Focus
6 1 (0.70%) New Relic
6 1 (0.70%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.70%) SaltStack
6 1 (0.70%) VMware
6 1 (0.70%) Xamarin