Period
to 31 October 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 31 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 32 53 162
Rank change year-on-year +21 +109 +50
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 108 231 66
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 6.29% 4.85% 1.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 58.38% 39.83% 11.09%
Number of salaries quoted 119 120 42
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £27,525
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £77,875
UK median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -

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 185 580 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.78% 12.18% 11.15%
Number of salaries quoted 138 316 401
Median annual salary £50,000 £48,004 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% -3.99% +5.26%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £74,750 £72,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +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 31 October 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 31 October 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 +14 56 £55,000 - 27
Glasgow +29 37 £50,000 +8.70% 13
Dundee - 8 £42,000 - 1
South Lanarkshire - 2 £54,750 -
Stirling - 1 £52,500 -
Kubernetes
UK

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 89 (82.41%) Docker
2 73 (67.59%) AWS
3 69 (63.89%) DevOps
4 49 (45.37%) Terraform
5 42 (38.89%) Linux
6 38 (35.19%) Opscode Chef
7 37 (34.26%) Azure
7 37 (34.26%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (31.48%) Python
9 33 (30.56%) Ansible
10 32 (29.63%) Puppet
11 31 (28.70%) Jenkins
11 31 (28.70%) Git (software)
12 29 (26.85%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (26.85%) GCP
13 26 (24.07%) Java
14 22 (20.37%) AWS CloudFormation
15 19 (17.59%) Microsoft
15 19 (17.59%) Configuration Management
15 19 (17.59%) Migration
15 19 (17.59%) Microservices
15 19 (17.59%) SaaS
16 18 (16.67%) PHP
17 17 (15.74%) Web Development
17 17 (15.74%) Big Data
17 17 (15.74%) Deployment Automation
17 17 (15.74%) Infrastructure as Code
18 15 (13.89%) Mobile App
18 15 (13.89%) AngularJS
18 15 (13.89%) 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 4 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.93%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.93%) JBoss
2 1 (0.93%) Mule
2 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (3.70%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 73 (67.59%) AWS
2 37 (34.26%) Azure
3 29 (26.85%) GCP
4 22 (20.37%) AWS CloudFormation
5 19 (17.59%) SaaS
6 12 (11.11%) Serverless
7 11 (10.19%) IaaS
8 8 (7.41%) PaaS
9 7 (6.48%) Amazon EKS
9 7 (6.48%) Office 365
10 6 (5.56%) OpenShift
10 6 (5.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (3.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (2.78%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (1.85%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (1.85%) Amazon S3
13 2 (1.85%) Route 53
14 1 (0.93%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.89%) Firewall
2 7 (6.48%) CTI
2 7 (6.48%) LAN
2 7 (6.48%) Software-Defined Networking
2 7 (6.48%) TCP/IP
2 7 (6.48%) WAN
3 6 (5.56%) VPN
4 3 (2.78%) SSL
5 1 (0.93%) DNS
5 1 (0.93%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.74%) Big Data
2 11 (10.19%) NoSQL
3 8 (7.41%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (2.78%) MySQL
5 3 (2.78%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.85%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.85%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.93%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (28.70%) Git (software)
1 31 (28.70%) Jenkins
2 9 (8.33%) Travis CI
3 8 (7.41%) IBM UrbanCode
3 8 (7.41%) Octopus Deploy
3 8 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (7.41%) TeamCity
4 7 (6.48%) Metasploit
4 7 (6.48%) WebScarab
5 4 (3.70%) JIRA
6 3 (2.78%) GitLab
7 2 (1.85%) Artifactory
7 2 (1.85%) Subversion
8 1 (0.93%) Cypress.io
8 1 (0.93%) Spinnaker
General
1 14 (12.96%) Finance
2 8 (7.41%) Marketing
3 6 (5.56%) Banking
4 4 (3.70%) Games
4 4 (3.70%) Public Sector
4 4 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (41.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (19.44%) Developer
3 19 (17.59%) Architect
4 15 (13.89%) AWS Engineer
5 14 (12.96%) AWS DevOps
5 14 (12.96%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 14 (12.96%) Cloud Architect
6 13 (12.04%) Senior Developer
7 11 (10.19%) PHP Developer
8 8 (7.41%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 8 (7.41%) PHP Web Developer
8 8 (7.41%) Senior PHP Developer
8 8 (7.41%) Senior PHP Web Developer
8 8 (7.41%) Senior Web Developer
8 8 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (7.41%) Symfony Developer
8 8 (7.41%) Web Developer
9 7 (6.48%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 7 (6.48%) Platform Architect
10 6 (5.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.89%) AngularJS
1 15 (13.89%) React
2 14 (12.96%) Vue.js
3 11 (10.19%) Laravel
3 11 (10.19%) Symfony
4 10 (9.26%) .NET
4 10 (9.26%) RESTful
5 8 (7.41%) Doctrine
5 8 (7.41%) Elastic Stack
5 8 (7.41%) Node.js
6 7 (6.48%) OAuth
6 7 (6.48%) OAuth2
6 7 (6.48%) OpenID
6 7 (6.48%) SAML
7 6 (5.56%) Kafka
8 5 (4.63%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (3.70%) CSS
9 4 (3.70%) HTML
9 4 (3.70%) REST
10 3 (2.78%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.89%) Mobile App
2 9 (8.33%) Cloud Native
2 9 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (7.41%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (3.70%) PKI
4 4 (3.70%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.85%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.85%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (38.89%) Linux
2 14 (12.96%) Windows
3 11 (10.19%) Unix
4 8 (7.41%) Mesosphere
5 2 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (63.89%) DevOps
2 37 (34.26%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (26.85%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (17.59%) Configuration Management
4 19 (17.59%) Microservices
4 19 (17.59%) Migration
5 17 (15.74%) Deployment Automation
5 17 (15.74%) Infrastructure as Code
5 17 (15.74%) Web Development
6 15 (13.89%) Open Source
6 15 (13.89%) Scrum
6 15 (13.89%) Software Engineering
7 13 (12.04%) Analytics
8 12 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 12 (11.11%) Technical Leadership
9 11 (10.19%) Continuous Deployment
9 11 (10.19%) TDD
10 10 (9.26%) BDD
10 10 (9.26%) Machine Learning
10 10 (9.26%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 34 (31.48%) Python
2 26 (24.07%) Java
3 18 (16.67%) PHP
4 15 (13.89%) JavaScript
5 14 (12.96%) PowerShell
6 13 (12.04%) Bash Shell
7 12 (11.11%) SQL
8 11 (10.19%) Go
9 10 (9.26%) C#
10 9 (8.33%) Ruby
11 4 (3.70%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.78%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.85%) C
13 2 (1.85%) Clojure
13 2 (1.85%) Perl
13 2 (1.85%) PHP 7
13 2 (1.85%) Scala
14 1 (0.93%) C++
14 1 (0.93%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.93%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 11 (10.19%) AWS Certification
2 7 (6.48%) CCNA
2 7 (6.48%) CCNP
2 7 (6.48%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (6.48%) MCSE
2 7 (6.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.70%) Degree
4 1 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.26%) QA
2 3 (2.78%) SLA
3 2 (1.85%) GDPR
3 2 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 89 (82.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 49 (45.37%) Terraform
2 38 (35.19%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (30.56%) Ansible
4 32 (29.63%) Puppet
5 8 (7.41%) Automic
5 8 (7.41%) Consul
5 8 (7.41%) Prometheus
6 7 (6.48%) Core Impact
6 7 (6.48%) Nessus
6 7 (6.48%) Nexpose
7 2 (1.85%) Nagios
7 2 (1.85%) Rancher
7 2 (1.85%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (1.85%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.85%) vRealize
Vendors
1 19 (17.59%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.33%) Google
3 8 (7.41%) Intel
3 8 (7.41%) Splunk
4 7 (6.48%) Cisco
5 4 (3.70%) Oracle
5 4 (3.70%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.78%) Zend
7 2 (1.85%) VMware
8 1 (0.93%) PagerDuty