Period
to

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 19 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 30 47 40
Rank change year-on-year +17 -7 +15
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 451 229 96
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 8.01% 5.21% 4.88%
As % of the Systems Management category 60.21% 42.57% 47.29%
Number of salaries quoted 373 164 58
10th Percentile £46,250 £39,275 £34,175
25th Percentile £50,000 £45,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £87,000 £86,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -

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 749 538 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 13.31% 12.25% 10.32%
Number of salaries quoted 549 374 129
10th Percentile £43,750 £38,750 £29,750
25th Percentile £47,500 £43,750 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,250 £63,838
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £72,000
UK median annual salary £69,447 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +6.84% +8.33% +4.35%

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 19 August 2022.

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 19 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Edinburgh +18 344 £67,500 -6.90% 25
Glasgow +7 64 £60,000 +16.50% 15
Lanarkshire - 18 £61,250 -
Aberdeen -5 8 £55,000 -4.35% 5
Dundee -3 1 £70,000 +33.97% 1
Aberdeenshire - 1 £55,000 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £67,500 -
West Lothian - 1 £75,000 -
Kubernetes
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, 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.

1 343 (76.05%) Docker
2 286 (63.41%) Agile
3 248 (54.99%) DevOps
4 220 (48.78%) AWS
5 187 (41.46%) Software Engineering
6 164 (36.36%) CI/CD
7 162 (35.92%) Microservices
8 158 (35.03%) Azure
9 153 (33.92%) Java
10 137 (30.38%) Finance
11 131 (29.05%) React
12 129 (28.60%) Containerisation
13 124 (27.49%) Linux
14 114 (25.28%) Python
15 113 (25.06%) Terraform
16 111 (24.61%) JavaScript
17 108 (23.95%) Continuous Integration
18 103 (22.84%) Scrum
19 95 (21.06%) Infrastructure as Code
20 89 (19.73%) Jenkins
21 88 (19.51%) Banking
22 87 (19.29%) SDLC
23 85 (18.85%) Node.js
24 81 (17.96%) Mentoring
25 76 (16.85%) SQL
26 75 (16.63%) Ansible
27 74 (16.41%) TDD
28 72 (15.96%) Coaching
29 70 (15.52%) Go
30 69 (15.30%) Fintech

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 34 (7.54%) Confluence
2 9 (2.00%) Ethereum
2 9 (2.00%) OpenZeppelin
3 4 (0.89%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.67%) Apache
4 3 (0.67%) nginx
4 3 (0.67%) SAS
5 2 (0.44%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (0.44%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 220 (48.78%) AWS
2 158 (35.03%) Azure
3 54 (11.97%) GCP
4 51 (11.31%) Azure DevOps
4 51 (11.31%) SaaS
5 26 (5.76%) PaaS
6 24 (5.32%) Serverless
7 23 (5.10%) IaaS
8 22 (4.88%) Azure Active Directory
9 18 (3.99%) AWS CloudFormation
9 18 (3.99%) AWS Lambda
10 15 (3.33%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 15 (3.33%) Azure Service Bus
10 15 (3.33%) GitHub
11 11 (2.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 10 (2.22%) Azure Key Vault
13 9 (2.00%) Amazon Kinesis
13 9 (2.00%) Amazon S3
13 9 (2.00%) Cloudflare
14 7 (1.55%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.77%) Firewall
2 3 (0.67%) Broadband
3 1 (0.22%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (10.86%) NoSQL
2 36 (7.98%) PostgreSQL
3 28 (6.21%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (2.66%) MySQL
5 10 (2.22%) MongoDB
6 9 (2.00%) BigQuery
6 9 (2.00%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.77%) Amazon Athena
7 8 (1.77%) DynamoDB
7 8 (1.77%) Looker
7 8 (1.77%) Neo4j
8 7 (1.55%) SQL Server
9 6 (1.33%) Hadoop
9 6 (1.33%) Power BI
10 5 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.11%) Redis
11 4 (0.89%) Big Data
11 4 (0.89%) Hazelcast
11 4 (0.89%) InfluxDB
11 4 (0.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 89 (19.73%) Jenkins
2 66 (14.63%) Git (software)
3 32 (7.10%) JIRA
4 22 (4.88%) Bitbucket
5 21 (4.66%) Selenium
6 15 (3.33%) IBM UrbanCode
7 14 (3.10%) GitLab
8 12 (2.66%) Sonatype Nexus
9 10 (2.22%) Gerrit
9 10 (2.22%) TeamCity
10 9 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (1.77%) Octopus Deploy
11 8 (1.77%) Travis CI
12 7 (1.55%) ClearCase
12 7 (1.55%) Cucumber
12 7 (1.55%) Cypress.io
12 7 (1.55%) Postman
12 7 (1.55%) SoapUI
13 6 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (1.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 137 (30.38%) Finance
2 88 (19.51%) Banking
3 47 (10.42%) Social Skills
4 44 (9.76%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 24 (5.32%) Public Sector
6 16 (3.55%) Games
7 9 (2.00%) Legal
7 9 (2.00%) Multimedia
7 9 (2.00%) Organisational Skills
8 8 (1.77%) Retail Banking
9 7 (1.55%) Law
10 4 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (0.89%) Tech for Good
11 3 (0.67%) Documentation Skills
11 3 (0.67%) Retail
12 2 (0.44%) Advertising
13 1 (0.22%) Electronics
13 1 (0.22%) Influencing Skills
13 1 (0.22%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 179 (39.69%) Developer
2 91 (20.18%) Software Engineer
3 77 (17.07%) DevOps Engineer
4 38 (8.43%) Senior Developer
5 28 (6.21%) C# Developer
6 27 (5.99%) Java Developer
7 22 (4.88%) Python Developer
8 21 (4.66%) Site Engineer
8 21 (4.66%) Site Reliability Engineer
9 20 (4.43%) PHP Developer
10 19 (4.21%) AWS DevOps
11 16 (3.55%) Security Engineer
12 15 (3.33%) Backend Developer
12 15 (3.33%) Full Stack Developer
13 14 (3.10%) Senior Software Engineer
14 11 (2.44%) AWS Engineer
15 10 (2.22%) AWS Developer
15 10 (2.22%) Senior DevOps
16 9 (2.00%) Cloud Engineer
16 9 (2.00%) DevOps Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (29.05%) React
2 85 (18.85%) Node.js
3 65 (14.41%) .NET
4 64 (14.19%) RESTful
5 50 (11.09%) .NET Core
5 50 (11.09%) Spring
6 49 (10.86%) Spring Boot
7 46 (10.20%) Web Services
8 35 (7.76%) AngularJS
9 31 (6.87%) Elastic Stack
9 31 (6.87%) REST
10 28 (6.21%) XML
11 27 (5.99%) RabbitMQ
12 22 (4.88%) CSS
13 21 (4.66%) Vue.js
14 20 (4.43%) Laravel
15 19 (4.21%) Django
16 16 (3.55%) Kafka
17 15 (3.33%) HTML
18 14 (3.10%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 49 (10.86%) Virtual Team
2 32 (7.10%) Public Cloud
3 22 (4.88%) Cloud Native
4 18 (3.99%) Mobile App
5 17 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
6 13 (2.88%) Private Cloud
7 10 (2.22%) Blockchain
7 10 (2.22%) Clustering
7 10 (2.22%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.00%) NFT
8 9 (2.00%) Podcast
8 9 (2.00%) Video Editing
9 8 (1.77%) FMCG
9 8 (1.77%) Tandem
10 7 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (1.11%) PMI
11 5 (1.11%) User Experience
12 4 (0.89%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.67%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.67%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 124 (27.49%) Linux
2 64 (14.19%) Windows
3 36 (7.98%) Unix
4 31 (6.87%) Apple iOS
5 29 (6.43%) Android
6 10 (2.22%) zOS
7 9 (2.00%) CoreOS
8 8 (1.77%) Mesosphere
9 5 (1.11%) Windows Server
9 5 (1.11%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.22%) CentOS
10 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (63.41%) Agile
2 248 (54.99%) DevOps
3 187 (41.46%) Software Engineering
4 164 (36.36%) CI/CD
5 162 (35.92%) Microservices
6 129 (28.60%) Containerisation
7 108 (23.95%) Continuous Integration
8 103 (22.84%) Scrum
9 95 (21.06%) Infrastructure as Code
10 87 (19.29%) SDLC
11 81 (17.96%) Mentoring
12 74 (16.41%) TDD
13 72 (15.96%) Coaching
14 69 (15.30%) Fintech
15 64 (14.19%) Collaborative Working
16 62 (13.75%) Full Stack Development
17 59 (13.08%) Test Automation
18 58 (12.86%) BDD
19 56 (12.42%) Customer Experience
20 52 (11.53%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 153 (33.92%) Java
2 114 (25.28%) Python
3 111 (24.61%) JavaScript
4 76 (16.85%) SQL
5 70 (15.52%) Go
6 67 (14.86%) C#
7 46 (10.20%) Bash
8 32 (7.10%) PHP
9 31 (6.87%) TypeScript
10 21 (4.66%) Groovy
10 21 (4.66%) PowerShell
11 20 (4.43%) T-SQL
12 13 (2.88%) Kotlin
12 13 (2.88%) Scala
13 11 (2.44%) Ruby
14 9 (2.00%) Rust
14 9 (2.00%) Solidity
15 8 (1.77%) Shell Script
16 7 (1.55%) C
17 2 (0.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (3.55%) Degree
2 14 (3.10%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.66%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (2.22%) AWS Certification
5 6 (1.33%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.11%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.89%) Azure Certification
7 4 (0.89%) CEH
7 4 (0.89%) TOGAF Certification
8 3 (0.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 3 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.67%) CISSP
8 3 (0.67%) GSEC
8 3 (0.67%) OSCP
9 2 (0.44%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.99%) QA
2 7 (1.55%) Accessibility
3 3 (0.67%) IFRS
3 3 (0.67%) IFRS 17
3 3 (0.67%) IFRS 9
3 3 (0.67%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.44%) NIST
System Software
1 343 (76.05%) Docker
2 16 (3.55%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.11%) KVM
4 3 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 113 (25.06%) Terraform
2 75 (16.63%) Ansible
3 27 (5.99%) Prometheus
3 27 (5.99%) Puppet
4 26 (5.76%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (4.21%) Kibana
5 19 (4.21%) ZABBIX
6 18 (3.99%) logstash
7 17 (3.77%) Grafana
8 10 (2.22%) Failover Clustering
8 10 (2.22%) HAProxy
9 9 (2.00%) Istio
10 8 (1.77%) Automic
10 8 (1.77%) Consul
11 6 (1.33%) Packer
12 3 (0.67%) OpenNebula
13 1 (0.22%) HP Fortify
13 1 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 24 (5.32%) Splunk
2 23 (5.10%) Dynatrace
3 14 (3.10%) Google
4 11 (2.44%) Apple
5 9 (2.00%) Monax
6 8 (1.77%) ForgeRock
6 8 (1.77%) Hitachi
6 8 (1.77%) Microsoft
7 6 (1.33%) Oracle
8 5 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.89%) ServiceNow
10 3 (0.67%) IBM
11 2 (0.44%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.22%) Checkmarx
12 1 (0.22%) Okta
12 1 (0.22%) PagerDuty
12 1 (0.22%) Veracode
12 1 (0.22%) Verint
12 1 (0.22%) VMware