Period
to 3 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 3 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 35 90 77
Rank change year-on-year +55 -13 +31
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 55 13 22
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Somerset 6.45% 1.20% 1.88%
As % of the Systems Management category 46.61% 19.40% 25.29%
Number of salaries quoted 65 16 29
Median annual salary £50,000 £65,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.08% +44.44% +9.09%
10th Percentile £36,250 £29,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £90,625 £77,500
South West median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -13.04% +15.00% +25.00%

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 Somerset with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 118 67 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 13.83% 6.20% 7.42%
Number of salaries quoted 105 55 82
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -1.04% +12.94%
10th Percentile £27,000 £31,250 £30,050
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,500 £61,150
South West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.76%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in Somerset

Kubernetes
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Kubernetes in Somerset

Kubernetes
Salary Histogram in Somerset

Salary distribution for jobs citing Kubernetes in Somerset over the 6 months to 3 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Kubernetes in Somerset

Kubernetes
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kubernetes within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 3 April 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
Bath +39 48 £50,000 -23.08% 3
Taunton - 5 £47,557 -
Street -3 2 £65,000 -26.76%
Kubernetes
South West

For the 6 months to 3 April 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 47 (85.45%) Docker
2 34 (61.82%) AWS
3 26 (47.27%) Azure
4 25 (45.45%) Linux
5 24 (43.64%) DevOps
6 19 (34.55%) GCP
6 19 (34.55%) Java
6 19 (34.55%) JavaScript
7 18 (32.73%) Python
7 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (32.73%) Ansible
8 17 (30.91%) Jenkins
8 17 (30.91%) VMware
8 17 (30.91%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (30.91%) Test Automation
8 17 (30.91%) Configuration Management
9 16 (29.09%) VMware Infrastructure
10 15 (27.27%) Google
10 15 (27.27%) MVC
11 13 (23.64%) Unit Testing
12 12 (21.82%) Ruby
12 12 (21.82%) Apache
12 12 (21.82%) SQL
12 12 (21.82%) MongoDB
12 12 (21.82%) Redis
13 11 (20.00%) Puppet
13 11 (20.00%) Tomcat
13 11 (20.00%) E-Commerce
13 11 (20.00%) Red Hat
13 11 (20.00%) Shell Script

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 12 (21.82%) Apache
2 11 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 10 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (18.18%) OpenStack
4 4 (7.27%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.82%) nginx
5 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 34 (61.82%) AWS
2 26 (47.27%) Azure
3 19 (34.55%) GCP
4 7 (12.73%) Office 365
5 6 (10.91%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (9.09%) SaaS
7 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.82%) GitHub
7 1 (1.82%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.82%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) Firewall
1 2 (3.64%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.82%) DNS
2 1 (1.82%) SSL
2 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.82%) VLAN
2 1 (1.82%) VPN
2 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.82%) MongoDB
1 12 (21.82%) Redis
2 5 (9.09%) Geospatial Data
3 4 (7.27%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.64%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.82%) Apache Ignite
5 1 (1.82%) GIS
5 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.82%) Riak
Development Applications
1 17 (30.91%) Jenkins
2 6 (10.91%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.91%) Mercurial
3 5 (9.09%) TeamCity
4 4 (7.27%) Gradle
4 4 (7.27%) Maven
5 2 (3.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (3.64%) GitLab
General
1 7 (12.73%) Billing
2 1 (1.82%) Automotive
2 1 (1.82%) Banking
2 1 (1.82%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (29.09%) Developer
2 15 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (23.64%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 10 (18.18%) AWS Engineer
5 9 (16.36%) Java Developer
6 7 (12.73%) E-Commerce Engineer
7 6 (10.91%) AWS DevOps
7 6 (10.91%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 6 (10.91%) Senior Developer
8 5 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (7.27%) .NET Developer
9 4 (7.27%) Angular Developer
9 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 4 (7.27%) AWS Developer
9 4 (7.27%) Azure Developer
9 4 (7.27%) Azure Engineer
9 4 (7.27%) C# Developer
9 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (7.27%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.36%) Spring
2 8 (14.55%) React
3 7 (12.73%) gRPC
3 7 (12.73%) RESTful
3 7 (12.73%) Ruby on Rails
4 6 (10.91%) Node.js
5 5 (9.09%) .NET
5 5 (9.09%) .NET Core
5 5 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 5 (9.09%) Vue.js
6 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET
6 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (7.27%) CSS
6 4 (7.27%) HTML
6 4 (7.27%) Kafka
6 4 (7.27%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (7.27%) REST
6 4 (7.27%) SOAP
6 4 (7.27%) Web Services
7 3 (5.45%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Cloud Native
1 5 (9.09%) User Experience
2 4 (7.27%) Blog
3 1 (1.82%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (45.45%) Linux
2 11 (20.00%) CentOS
3 10 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (18.18%) Windows
3 10 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 7 (12.73%) Ubuntu
5 4 (7.27%) Unix
6 1 (1.82%) Debian
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) DevOps
2 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (30.91%) Configuration Management
3 17 (30.91%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (30.91%) Test Automation
4 15 (27.27%) MVC
5 13 (23.64%) Unit Testing
6 11 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 11 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 9 (16.36%) Release Management
8 8 (14.55%) Infrastructure as Code
9 7 (12.73%) Data-Driven Decision Making
9 7 (12.73%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 6 (10.91%) Mentoring
10 6 (10.91%) TDD
11 5 (9.09%) Microservices
12 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 4 (7.27%) OO
12 4 (7.27%) Scrum
13 3 (5.45%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 19 (34.55%) Java
1 19 (34.55%) JavaScript
2 18 (32.73%) Python
3 12 (21.82%) Ruby
3 12 (21.82%) SQL
4 11 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 10 (18.18%) Go
6 8 (14.55%) Bash Shell
7 7 (12.73%) Kotlin
8 6 (10.91%) Groovy
9 4 (7.27%) C#
9 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.64%) Java 8
10 2 (3.64%) PHP
10 2 (3.64%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.82%) C
11 1 (1.82%) C++
11 1 (1.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) Degree
2 5 (9.09%) Master's Degree
3 2 (3.64%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 2 (3.64%) CCSP
3 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.64%) CISSP
3 2 (3.64%) RHCSA
3 2 (3.64%) SSCP
4 1 (1.82%) RHCE
4 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) GDPR
3 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (85.45%) Docker
2 16 (29.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (16.36%) VirtualBox
4 7 (12.73%) Active Directory
4 7 (12.73%) Hyper-V
5 6 (10.91%) vSphere
6 1 (1.82%) Ceph
6 1 (1.82%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (32.73%) Ansible
2 11 (20.00%) Puppet
3 8 (14.55%) Terraform
4 6 (10.91%) Rancher
5 1 (1.82%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (1.82%) Grafana
5 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.82%) Prometheus
5 1 (1.82%) Proxmox
5 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.82%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (30.91%) VMware
2 15 (27.27%) Google
3 11 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.64%) Apple
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco