Period
to 4 July 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 4 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 32 66 89
Rank change year-on-year +34 +23 +23
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 36 19 10
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Somerset 6.84% 2.16% 0.98%
As % of the Systems Management category 41.86% 22.62% 12.05%
Number of salaries quoted 46 20 14
Median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +22.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £38,875 £29,750 £29,400
90th Percentile £73,750 £100,000 £55,000
South West median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £48,250
% change year-on-year -8.70% +19.17% +20.63%

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 86 84 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 16.35% 9.57% 8.10%
Number of salaries quoted 76 67 81
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.53% -4.12% +21.25%
10th Percentile £27,000 £31,650 £30,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £60,000
South West median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +5.88%

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 4 July 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 4 July 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 +19 29 £52,500 +2.44% 5
Taunton - 5 £47,557 - 1
Street +2 2 £65,000 -25.71%
Kubernetes
South West

For the 6 months to 4 July 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 32 (88.89%) Docker
2 24 (66.67%) AWS
3 20 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 18 (50.00%) Java
4 18 (50.00%) DevOps
5 17 (47.22%) Python
5 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (44.44%) Linux
7 13 (36.11%) MVC
7 13 (36.11%) GCP
8 10 (27.78%) Ansible
8 10 (27.78%) Degree
8 10 (27.78%) Test Automation
8 10 (27.78%) Azure
8 10 (27.78%) MongoDB
9 9 (25.00%) OpenStack
9 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (25.00%) VMware
9 9 (25.00%) Jenkins
10 8 (22.22%) React
10 8 (22.22%) Terraform
10 8 (22.22%) Go
10 8 (22.22%) Configuration Management
10 8 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (22.22%) Ruby
10 8 (22.22%) Google
10 8 (22.22%) Bash Shell
11 7 (19.44%) Redis
11 7 (19.44%) Node.js

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 9 (25.00%) OpenStack
2 7 (19.44%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (11.11%) ArcGIS
4 3 (8.33%) Apache
4 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 24 (66.67%) AWS
2 13 (36.11%) GCP
3 10 (27.78%) Azure
4 5 (13.89%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (11.11%) SaaS
6 2 (5.56%) Amazon S3
6 2 (5.56%) Serverless
7 1 (2.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) SSL
2 1 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) MongoDB
2 7 (19.44%) Redis
3 5 (13.89%) Geospatial Data
3 5 (13.89%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.78%) CouchDB
4 1 (2.78%) GIS
4 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 5 (13.89%) Mercurial
4 4 (11.11%) Gradle
4 4 (11.11%) Maven
5 3 (8.33%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.78%) GitLab
General
1 5 (13.89%) Billing
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
3 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Public Sector
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 7 (19.44%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) Senior Developer
5 5 (13.89%) AWS DevOps
5 5 (13.89%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Azure Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Angular Developer
6 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (11.11%) AWS Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Azure Developer
6 4 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (11.11%) C# Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) React
2 7 (19.44%) Node.js
3 6 (16.67%) Spring
4 5 (13.89%) .NET
4 5 (13.89%) .NET Core
4 5 (13.89%) gRPC
4 5 (13.89%) RESTful
4 5 (13.89%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (11.11%) CSS
5 4 (11.11%) HTML
5 4 (11.11%) REST
5 4 (11.11%) SOAP
5 4 (11.11%) Vue.js
5 4 (11.11%) Web Services
6 2 (5.56%) JSON
6 2 (5.56%) Kafka
6 2 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Cloud Native
2 4 (11.11%) User Experience
3 3 (8.33%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 16 (44.44%) Linux
2 5 (13.89%) Ubuntu
3 4 (11.11%) Unix
4 2 (5.56%) CentOS
4 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.56%) Windows
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.78%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) DevOps
2 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (36.11%) MVC
4 10 (27.78%) Test Automation
5 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 8 (22.22%) Configuration Management
7 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure as Code
7 6 (16.67%) Microservices
7 6 (16.67%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 6 (16.67%) Unit Testing
8 5 (13.89%) Data-Driven Decision Making
8 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
9 4 (11.11%) OO
9 4 (11.11%) Scrum
9 4 (11.11%) TDD
10 3 (8.33%) B2B
10 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
10 3 (8.33%) Fintech
10 3 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 18 (50.00%) Java
3 17 (47.22%) Python
4 8 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 8 (22.22%) Go
4 8 (22.22%) Ruby
5 6 (16.67%) Kotlin
6 5 (13.89%) Groovy
7 4 (11.11%) C#
7 4 (11.11%) SQL
7 4 (11.11%) TypeScript
8 3 (8.33%) Scala
8 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
9 2 (5.56%) C
9 2 (5.56%) C++
9 2 (5.56%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Degree
2 5 (13.89%) Master's Degree
3 2 (5.56%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 2 (5.56%) CCSP
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.56%) CISSP
3 2 (5.56%) SSCP
4 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) GDPR
1 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 32 (88.89%) Docker
2 8 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.89%) vSphere
4 2 (5.56%) VirtualBox
5 1 (2.78%) Ceph
5 1 (2.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (27.78%) Ansible
2 8 (22.22%) Terraform
3 6 (16.67%) Rancher
4 2 (5.56%) Puppet
5 1 (2.78%) Grafana
5 1 (2.78%) Prometheus
5 1 (2.78%) Proxmox
5 1 (2.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) VMware
2 8 (22.22%) Google
3 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.78%) CA
4 1 (2.78%) SAP