Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Kubernetes (K8s)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 131 216 186
Rank change year-on-year +85 -30 +50
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 97 21 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.89% 0.38% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.13% 4.07% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 61 10 0
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £61,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.37% - -
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - -3.70% -10.00%

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 507 516 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 9.90% 9.26% 7.12%
Number of salaries quoted 357 316 188
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +13.77% -1.76%
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,500 £30,850
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £56,625
UK median annual salary £57,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.57% +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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019. 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 +47 53 £42,000 -47.50% 15
Glasgow +23 31 £50,000 -4.76% 5
West Lothian - 11 £50,000 -
Fife - 1 - - 1
Kubernetes
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 71 (73.20%) Docker
2 53 (54.64%) Java
3 46 (47.42%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (46.39%) Microservices
5 40 (41.24%) Kafka
6 39 (40.21%) Linux
7 34 (35.05%) SQL
7 34 (35.05%) Software Engineering
7 34 (35.05%) Computer Science
8 32 (32.99%) JavaScript
8 32 (32.99%) Microsoft Azure
9 29 (29.90%) DevOps
10 27 (27.84%) Degree
11 24 (24.74%) AngularJS
11 24 (24.74%) RESTful
12 23 (23.71%) C#
12 23 (23.71%) Python
13 22 (22.68%) Terraform
14 21 (21.65%) Test Automation
15 20 (20.62%) Ansible
16 19 (19.59%) React
17 16 (16.49%) Apache Spark
17 16 (16.49%) Google Cloud Platform
17 16 (16.49%) MVC
17 16 (16.49%) CRM
18 15 (15.46%) PL/SQL
18 15 (15.46%) Finance
18 15 (15.46%) Google
18 15 (15.46%) Continuous Delivery
18 15 (15.46%) Open Source

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 16 (16.49%) Apache Spark
2 10 (10.31%) Apache
3 7 (7.22%) JBoss
3 7 (7.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (3.09%) concrete5
4 3 (3.09%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.06%) Apache Pig
5 2 (2.06%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.06%) Confluence
5 2 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.03%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 32 (32.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (16.49%) Google Cloud Platform
3 14 (14.43%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (12.37%) OpenShift
5 11 (11.34%) GitHub
6 6 (6.19%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (6.19%) Serverless
7 4 (4.12%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (2.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (2.06%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (2.06%) Amazon S3
8 2 (2.06%) AWS CodePipeline
8 2 (2.06%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (2.06%) Datadog
8 2 (2.06%) Sumo Logic
9 1 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (1.03%) Office 365
9 1 (1.03%) PaaS
9 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.28%) AMQP
2 7 (7.22%) HTTP
2 7 (7.22%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.09%) Ethernet
3 3 (3.09%) VLAN
3 3 (3.09%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.03%) Firewall
4 1 (1.03%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.46%) Apache Cassandra
2 13 (13.40%) Relational Database
3 12 (12.37%) Big Data
4 8 (8.25%) NoSQL
5 5 (5.15%) MySQL
5 5 (5.15%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (4.12%) SQL Server
7 3 (3.09%) Amazon Aurora
8 2 (2.06%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (2.06%) Apache Hive
8 2 (2.06%) Blockchain
8 2 (2.06%) Pentaho
9 1 (1.03%) Hazelcast
9 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (14.43%) Git (software)
2 12 (12.37%) Jenkins
3 8 (8.25%) JUnit
4 7 (7.22%) ClearCase
4 7 (7.22%) CppUnit
5 6 (6.19%) Artifactory
5 6 (6.19%) GoCD
6 4 (4.12%) Eclipse
6 4 (4.12%) JIRA
6 4 (4.12%) Travis CI
7 3 (3.09%) Bitbucket
7 3 (3.09%) GitLab
7 3 (3.09%) HP UFT
7 3 (3.09%) Maven
7 3 (3.09%) RSpec
7 3 (3.09%) Selenium
7 3 (3.09%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.06%) Gradle
8 2 (2.06%) Hudson
General
1 15 (15.46%) Finance
2 6 (6.19%) Banking
3 1 (1.03%) Publishing
3 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (41.24%) Developer
2 21 (21.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 20 (20.62%) Java Developer
4 15 (15.46%) Architect
5 12 (12.37%) .NET Developer
5 12 (12.37%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (12.37%) C# Developer
6 11 (11.34%) Junior
6 11 (11.34%) Senior Developer
6 11 (11.34%) Software Engineer
7 9 (9.28%) Software Architect
8 7 (7.22%) Junior DevOps
8 7 (7.22%) Junior DevOps Engineer
9 6 (6.19%) Python Engineer
10 5 (5.15%) Angular Developer
10 5 (5.15%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (4.12%) Cloud Engineer
11 4 (4.12%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (4.12%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (4.12%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (41.24%) Kafka
2 24 (24.74%) AngularJS
2 24 (24.74%) RESTful
3 19 (19.59%) React
4 13 (13.40%) .NET
5 12 (12.37%) .NET Core
5 12 (12.37%) ASP.NET
5 12 (12.37%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (12.37%) CSS
5 12 (12.37%) HTML
5 12 (12.37%) Node.js
6 11 (11.34%) Java EE
7 10 (10.31%) JSON
7 10 (10.31%) XML
8 9 (9.28%) Web Services
9 8 (8.25%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (8.25%) Elastic Stack
10 7 (7.22%) SOAP
10 7 (7.22%) Spring Boot
10 7 (7.22%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.37%) Mobile App
2 11 (11.34%) Fintech
3 7 (7.22%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.15%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (4.12%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (4.12%) User Experience
6 3 (3.09%) Algorithms
6 3 (3.09%) Grid Computing
7 2 (2.06%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (2.06%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.03%) Cloud Native
8 1 (1.03%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.03%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 39 (40.21%) Linux
2 4 (4.12%) Windows
3 3 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.09%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.06%) Debian
5 1 (1.03%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (47.42%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (46.39%) Microservices
3 34 (35.05%) Computer Science
3 34 (35.05%) Software Engineering
4 29 (29.90%) DevOps
5 21 (21.65%) Test Automation
6 16 (16.49%) CRM
6 16 (16.49%) MVC
7 15 (15.46%) Continuous Delivery
7 15 (15.46%) Open Source
8 14 (14.43%) Scrum
9 13 (13.40%) Configuration Management
9 13 (13.40%) Data Science
9 13 (13.40%) Mathematics
10 12 (12.37%) Kanban
10 12 (12.37%) OO
11 11 (11.34%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (10.31%) Analytics
13 9 (9.28%) SDLC
13 9 (9.28%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (54.64%) Java
2 34 (35.05%) SQL
3 32 (32.99%) JavaScript
4 23 (23.71%) C#
4 23 (23.71%) Python
5 15 (15.46%) PL/SQL
6 12 (12.37%) Shell Script
7 10 (10.31%) Perl
8 9 (9.28%) C
8 9 (9.28%) C++
9 8 (8.25%) Ruby
9 8 (8.25%) Scala
10 6 (6.19%) Bash Shell
11 5 (5.15%) Java 8
12 4 (4.12%) Go
12 4 (4.12%) PHP
13 3 (3.09%) Java 9
14 2 (2.06%) R
15 1 (1.03%) Groovy
15 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (27.84%) Degree
2 11 (11.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.06%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) GDPR
2 1 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 71 (73.20%) Docker
2 2 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (22.68%) Terraform
2 20 (20.62%) Ansible
3 9 (9.28%) Prometheus
4 8 (8.25%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (5.15%) Puppet
6 4 (4.12%) Mesos
7 3 (3.09%) Grafana
8 2 (2.06%) Oozie
8 2 (2.06%) Packer
8 2 (2.06%) Sysdig
9 1 (1.03%) Marathon
9 1 (1.03%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (15.46%) Google
2 12 (12.37%) Oracle
3 10 (10.31%) Red Hat
4 6 (6.19%) PagerDuty
5 3 (3.09%) New Relic
5 3 (3.09%) Splunk
6 2 (2.06%) VMware
7 1 (1.03%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.03%) Cisco
7 1 (1.03%) IBM
7 1 (1.03%) Juniper
7 1 (1.03%) Microsoft