Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 160 212
Rank change year-on-year +110 +52 +2
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 234 78 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 4.96% 1.45% 0.29%
As % of the Systems Management category 40.91% 12.98% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 124 47 9
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -16.67% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £27,650 £31,850
90th Percentile £75,525 £67,000 £88,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £66,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.31% -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 572 601 527
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.13% 11.14% 9.41%
Number of salaries quoted 315 410 324
Scotland median annual salary £48,004 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.99% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,125 £30,000
90th Percentile £73,707 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 13 November 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 13 November 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 +66 137 £55,000 - 17
Glasgow +67 72 £46,000 -8.00% 22
West Lothian +18 6 - -
Fife - 4 £45,000 -
Aberdeen - 3 £57,500 - 3
Kubernetes
UK

For the 6 months to 13 November 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.

1 177 (75.64%) Docker
2 137 (58.55%) DevOps
3 119 (50.85%) Azure
4 101 (43.16%) Agile Software Development
5 99 (42.31%) Java
6 98 (41.88%) AWS
7 81 (34.62%) Microservices
8 80 (34.19%) Ansible
9 79 (33.76%) Jenkins
10 73 (31.20%) Linux
11 70 (29.91%) Python
12 69 (29.49%) Opscode Chef
13 68 (29.06%) Software Engineering
14 65 (27.78%) .NET
15 63 (26.92%) JavaScript
16 61 (26.07%) GCP
17 56 (23.93%) Google
18 55 (23.50%) C#
19 53 (22.65%) Bash Shell
20 52 (22.22%) PowerShell
21 51 (21.79%) Problem-Solving
22 50 (21.37%) Terraform
23 49 (20.94%) Node.js
24 47 (20.09%) Finance
25 45 (19.23%) Puppet
26 41 (17.52%) .NET Core
27 40 (17.09%) Continuous Integration
28 39 (16.67%) SQL
29 35 (14.96%) Git (software)
30 33 (14.10%) SDLC

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 (6.84%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (5.13%) WebSphere
3 11 (4.70%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.99%) Apache
4 7 (2.99%) Apache Spark
5 6 (2.56%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.14%) JBoss
6 5 (2.14%) Jetty
6 5 (2.14%) nginx
7 2 (0.85%) Confluence
7 2 (0.85%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (2.56%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 6 (2.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 119 (50.85%) Azure
2 98 (41.88%) AWS
3 61 (26.07%) GCP
4 22 (9.40%) IaaS
5 20 (8.55%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (7.69%) OpenShift
7 15 (6.41%) PaaS
7 15 (6.41%) SaaS
8 14 (5.98%) GitHub
9 7 (2.99%) Amazon ECS
10 6 (2.56%) Serverless
11 2 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.43%) Amazon Cognito
12 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.43%) Route 53
12 1 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.12%) Firewall
2 10 (4.27%) Internet
3 8 (3.42%) DNS
4 6 (2.56%) HTTP
5 2 (0.85%) DHCP
6 1 (0.43%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.43%) Network Security
6 1 (0.43%) SSL
6 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.97%) NoSQL
2 25 (10.68%) MongoDB
3 24 (10.26%) Cosmos DB
3 24 (10.26%) SQL Server
4 22 (9.40%) Big Data
5 15 (6.41%) Hadoop
6 8 (3.42%) MySQL
7 6 (2.56%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.14%) Redis
9 4 (1.71%) Blockchain
10 2 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.43%) Amazon Athena
11 1 (0.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.43%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.43%) PowerCenter
11 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 79 (33.76%) Jenkins
2 35 (14.96%) Git (software)
3 20 (8.55%) PhantomJS
4 14 (5.98%) SonarQube
5 10 (4.27%) IBM UrbanCode
5 10 (4.27%) Maven
5 10 (4.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (2.99%) TeamCity
7 6 (2.56%) Subversion
8 4 (1.71%) FitNesse
8 4 (1.71%) GitLab
8 4 (1.71%) JIRA
8 4 (1.71%) Selenium
8 4 (1.71%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (1.71%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.28%) Ant
9 3 (1.28%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.28%) MSBuild
9 3 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.85%) Cucumber
General
1 47 (20.09%) Finance
2 24 (10.26%) Banking
3 13 (5.56%) Law
4 7 (2.99%) Games
5 4 (1.71%) Legal
6 3 (1.28%) Retail
7 2 (0.85%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.43%) Automotive
8 1 (0.43%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 83 (35.47%) DevOps Engineer
2 59 (25.21%) Developer
3 35 (14.96%) Software Engineer
4 33 (14.10%) .NET Developer
5 22 (9.40%) Security Engineer
6 20 (8.55%) Cloud Engineer
7 18 (7.69%) Lead DevOps
8 14 (5.98%) Senior Developer
8 14 (5.98%) Senior DevOps
9 13 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
9 13 (5.56%) Java Engineer
9 13 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
10 11 (4.70%) Java Developer
11 10 (4.27%) .NET Software Engineer
11 10 (4.27%) Consultant
11 10 (4.27%) Senior Software Engineer
12 9 (3.85%) .NET Software Developer
12 9 (3.85%) Software Developer
13 8 (3.42%) Architect
13 8 (3.42%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (27.78%) .NET
2 49 (20.94%) Node.js
3 41 (17.52%) .NET Core
4 30 (12.82%) ASP.NET
5 27 (11.54%) .NET Framework
6 23 (9.83%) RESTful
7 22 (9.40%) React
8 21 (8.97%) AngularJS
8 21 (8.97%) Spring Boot
8 21 (8.97%) Web Services
9 20 (8.55%) Kafka
10 19 (8.12%) ASP.NET MVC
10 19 (8.12%) Spring
11 17 (7.26%) Entity Framework
12 16 (6.84%) REST
13 15 (6.41%) JSON
14 14 (5.98%) NHibernate
15 11 (4.70%) Middleware
15 11 (4.70%) React Native
16 9 (3.85%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.84%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (6.41%) Self-Motivation
3 14 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.13%) Public Cloud
5 10 (4.27%) Cloud Native
5 10 (4.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (1.71%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.71%) Mobile Banking
6 4 (1.71%) Private Cloud
6 4 (1.71%) Robotics
6 4 (1.71%) SWIFT
7 3 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.28%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.85%) Smart Home
9 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.43%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 73 (31.20%) Linux
2 31 (13.25%) Unix
3 16 (6.84%) Windows
4 15 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (5.13%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.28%) CentOS
7 1 (0.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (58.55%) DevOps
2 101 (43.16%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (34.62%) Microservices
4 68 (29.06%) Software Engineering
5 51 (21.79%) Problem-Solving
6 40 (17.09%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (14.10%) SDLC
8 30 (12.82%) Scrum
9 27 (11.54%) Analytics
10 26 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
10 26 (11.11%) MVC
10 26 (11.11%) Open Source
11 24 (10.26%) Test Automation
12 22 (9.40%) Computer Science
13 21 (8.97%) Configuration Management
13 21 (8.97%) Security Operations
13 21 (8.97%) SIEM
14 20 (8.55%) Data Security
14 20 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
14 20 (8.55%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (42.31%) Java
2 70 (29.91%) Python
3 63 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 55 (23.50%) C#
5 53 (22.65%) Bash Shell
6 52 (22.22%) PowerShell
7 39 (16.67%) SQL
8 32 (13.68%) Go
9 24 (10.26%) C++
10 23 (9.83%) Groovy
11 12 (5.13%) T-SQL
12 11 (4.70%) Perl
13 10 (4.27%) PHP
13 10 (4.27%) TypeScript
14 7 (2.99%) Ruby
14 7 (2.99%) Scala
15 4 (1.71%) C
16 3 (1.28%) Korn
16 3 (1.28%) PL/SQL
16 3 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (8.12%) Degree
2 3 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (1.28%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.85%) PhD
4 1 (0.43%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.14%) QA
2 4 (1.71%) SEPA
3 2 (0.85%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.43%) FedRAMP
4 1 (0.43%) GDPR
System Software
1 177 (75.64%) Docker
2 8 (3.42%) HDFS
3 4 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.85%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.43%) LXC
Systems Management
1 80 (34.19%) Ansible
2 69 (29.49%) Opscode Chef
3 50 (21.37%) Terraform
4 45 (19.23%) Puppet
5 5 (2.14%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (1.71%) HP Fortify
6 4 (1.71%) Nagios
7 2 (0.85%) Grafana
7 2 (0.85%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.85%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.43%) Rancher
Vendors
1 56 (23.93%) Google
2 23 (9.83%) Splunk
3 20 (8.55%) CyberArk
3 20 (8.55%) ServiceNow
3 20 (8.55%) Symantec
4 17 (7.26%) Red Hat
5 14 (5.98%) Oracle
6 4 (1.71%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.71%) VMware
7 3 (1.28%) Dynatrace
7 3 (1.28%) Informatica
8 2 (0.85%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.85%) Cisco
8 2 (0.85%) Juniper
8 2 (0.85%) Perforce
9 1 (0.43%) CA
9 1 (0.43%) IBM
9 1 (0.43%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.43%) Xamarin