Period
to 5 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 5 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
England > South East
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 73 111 230
Rank change year-on-year +38 +119 +152
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 436 760 424
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.84% 2.89% 1.41%
As % of the Systems Management category 33.06% 26.45% 16.29%
Number of salaries quoted 423 680 345
Median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £82,625 £78,750
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -3.70%

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 the South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,319 2,873 2,603
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 11.62% 10.93% 8.66%
Number of salaries quoted 992 2,265 1,987
Median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.77% +0.95% +10.53%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £29,255
90th Percentile £80,225 £78,000 £73,300
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +4.76%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Kubernetes as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in the South East

Kubernetes
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Kubernetes in the South East.

Salary trend for Kubernetes in the South East

Kubernetes
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Kubernetes in the South East over the 6 months to 5 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Kubernetes in the South East

Kubernetes
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kubernetes within the South East region over the 6 months to 5 August 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
Thames Valley +4 206 £60,000 - 29
Hampshire +73 126 £52,500 -17.65% 19
Berkshire +9 108 £65,000 +4.00% 13
Oxfordshire -13 63 £55,000 - 6
Buckinghamshire +66 35 £57,500 +4.55% 10
Surrey +63 33 £62,750 -16.33% 17
West Sussex +61 28 £48,750 +8.33% 5
East Sussex +43 27 £57,500 +4.55% 2
Kent +58 13 £60,000 +2.13% 1
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 South East region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 327 (75.00%) Docker
2 223 (51.15%) DevOps
3 193 (44.27%) Azure
4 184 (42.20%) AWS
5 166 (38.07%) Agile Software Development
6 158 (36.24%) Linux
7 155 (35.55%) Java
8 138 (31.65%) Python
9 128 (29.36%) Microservices
10 126 (28.90%) C#
11 124 (28.44%) JavaScript
12 108 (24.77%) Jenkins
13 105 (24.08%) SQL
14 104 (23.85%) Ansible
15 101 (23.17%) Terraform
16 98 (22.48%) Git (software)
17 97 (22.25%) .NET
18 93 (21.33%) Software Engineering
19 83 (19.04%) Scrum
20 80 (18.35%) React
21 77 (17.66%) Test Automation
22 71 (16.28%) AngularJS
23 70 (16.06%) SQL Server
23 70 (16.06%) .NET Core
24 67 (15.37%) TDD
25 62 (14.22%) HTML
26 59 (13.53%) Spring
26 59 (13.53%) Degree
27 58 (13.30%) GCP
28 56 (12.84%) Node.js

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 30 (6.88%) Confluence
2 29 (6.65%) Apache
3 24 (5.50%) Elasticsearch
4 20 (4.59%) Apache Spark
5 14 (3.21%) CMS
6 9 (2.06%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.92%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (0.92%) ColdFusion
8 3 (0.69%) Pachyderm
8 3 (0.69%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.69%) Tornado
8 3 (0.69%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.46%) Headless CMS
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (0.69%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.46%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Magento
1 1 (0.23%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 193 (44.27%) Azure
2 184 (42.20%) AWS
3 58 (13.30%) GCP
4 47 (10.78%) SaaS
5 34 (7.80%) GitHub
6 27 (6.19%) OpenShift
7 24 (5.50%) Amazon EC2
8 20 (4.59%) Serverless
9 18 (4.13%) AWS CloudFormation
9 18 (4.13%) AWS Lambda
10 14 (3.21%) PaaS
11 12 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
12 10 (2.29%) Amazon S3
12 10 (2.29%) IaaS
13 9 (2.06%) Azure Active Directory
14 8 (1.83%) Office 365
14 8 (1.83%) Stackdriver
15 7 (1.61%) Amazon EMR
16 6 (1.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 6 (1.38%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.98%) VPN
2 9 (2.06%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.61%) MPLS
3 7 (1.61%) VLAN
3 7 (1.61%) VPLS
4 6 (1.38%) DNS
5 5 (1.15%) Firewall
5 5 (1.15%) Internet
5 5 (1.15%) SMTP
6 4 (0.92%) CTI
6 4 (0.92%) MQTT
6 4 (0.92%) VoIP
7 3 (0.69%) Bluetooth
7 3 (0.69%) DSL
7 3 (0.69%) LAN
7 3 (0.69%) WAN
8 1 (0.23%) HTTP
8 1 (0.23%) Network Security
8 1 (0.23%) SSL
8 1 (0.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (16.06%) SQL Server
2 43 (9.86%) Big Data
3 39 (8.94%) NoSQL
4 37 (8.49%) PostgreSQL
5 25 (5.73%) MongoDB
6 21 (4.82%) Hadoop
7 16 (3.67%) MySQL
8 14 (3.21%) Azure SQL Database
9 13 (2.98%) Cosmos DB
10 11 (2.52%) Relational Database
11 10 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (2.06%) MariaDB
13 7 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
13 7 (1.61%) Data Lake
14 6 (1.38%) RavenDB
15 5 (1.15%) Neo4j
16 4 (0.92%) Apache Hive
16 4 (0.92%) HBase
16 4 (0.92%) Impala
16 4 (0.92%) Redis
Development Applications
1 108 (24.77%) Jenkins
2 98 (22.48%) Git (software)
3 39 (8.94%) JIRA
4 31 (7.11%) Selenium
5 18 (4.13%) Gradle
5 18 (4.13%) Maven
6 13 (2.98%) GitLab
6 13 (2.98%) JMeter
7 12 (2.75%) Cucumber
8 10 (2.29%) Sonatype Nexus
9 9 (2.06%) Artifactory
9 9 (2.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (2.06%) CircleCI
10 7 (1.61%) Eclipse
10 7 (1.61%) Visual Studio
11 6 (1.38%) Ant
11 6 (1.38%) SonarQube
12 5 (1.15%) JUnit
12 5 (1.15%) Moq
12 5 (1.15%) SpecFlow
General
1 43 (9.86%) Finance
2 17 (3.90%) Games
3 14 (3.21%) Public Sector
4 7 (1.61%) Retail
5 6 (1.38%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.92%) Law
7 3 (0.69%) Police
8 2 (0.46%) Automotive
8 2 (0.46%) Banking
8 2 (0.46%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.46%) Publishing
9 1 (0.23%) Back Office
9 1 (0.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 201 (46.10%) Developer
2 110 (25.23%) DevOps Engineer
3 44 (10.09%) Senior Developer
3 44 (10.09%) Software Developer
4 43 (9.86%) Software Engineer
5 39 (8.94%) C# Developer
6 34 (7.80%) .NET Developer
7 32 (7.34%) Java Developer
8 24 (5.50%) Azure Developer
9 23 (5.28%) Java Engineer
10 22 (5.05%) AWS Engineer
10 22 (5.05%) Senior DevOps
10 22 (5.05%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 21 (4.82%) Junior
12 19 (4.36%) Architect
12 19 (4.36%) Azure Engineer
12 19 (4.36%) PHP Developer
13 18 (4.13%) AWS DevOps
13 18 (4.13%) Graduate
13 18 (4.13%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (22.25%) .NET
2 80 (18.35%) React
3 71 (16.28%) AngularJS
4 70 (16.06%) .NET Core
5 62 (14.22%) HTML
6 59 (13.53%) Spring
7 56 (12.84%) Node.js
8 54 (12.39%) CSS
9 46 (10.55%) Kafka
10 45 (10.32%) RabbitMQ
11 41 (9.40%) RESTful
12 33 (7.57%) Web Services
13 32 (7.34%) HTML5
14 30 (6.88%) ASP.NET
14 30 (6.88%) REST
14 30 (6.88%) Spring Boot
15 25 (5.73%) .NET Framework
16 23 (5.28%) CSS3
17 22 (5.05%) Vue.js
18 16 (3.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.65%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (4.59%) Public Cloud
3 15 (3.44%) Cloud Native
4 14 (3.21%) iPad
4 14 (3.21%) Linux Command Line
5 13 (2.98%) User Experience
6 11 (2.52%) Data Structures
7 10 (2.29%) Clustering
8 8 (1.83%) Algorithms
8 8 (1.83%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (1.38%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.38%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.46%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.46%) Over-the-Top Content
12 2 (0.46%) Tandem
13 1 (0.23%) Media Streaming
13 1 (0.23%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 158 (36.24%) Linux
2 49 (11.24%) Windows
3 14 (3.21%) Unix
4 12 (2.75%) CentOS
5 9 (2.06%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.38%) Debian
7 5 (1.15%) CoreOS
7 5 (1.15%) Windows Server 2016
8 4 (0.92%) Android
8 4 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.46%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (51.15%) DevOps
2 166 (38.07%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (29.36%) Microservices
4 93 (21.33%) Software Engineering
5 83 (19.04%) Scrum
6 77 (17.66%) Test Automation
7 67 (15.37%) TDD
8 51 (11.70%) Continuous Integration
9 46 (10.55%) Unit Testing
10 45 (10.32%) Computer Science
11 31 (7.11%) Configuration Management
12 30 (6.88%) Infrastructure as Code
13 28 (6.42%) Continuous Improvement
13 28 (6.42%) Fintech
14 26 (5.96%) Artificial Intelligence
15 24 (5.50%) Software Delivery
16 23 (5.28%) Machine Learning
17 22 (5.05%) Continuous Deployment
18 21 (4.82%) Continuous Delivery
18 21 (4.82%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 155 (35.55%) Java
2 138 (31.65%) Python
3 126 (28.90%) C#
4 124 (28.44%) JavaScript
5 105 (24.08%) SQL
6 49 (11.24%) Bash Shell
7 42 (9.63%) PHP
8 31 (7.11%) C++
9 30 (6.88%) TypeScript
10 25 (5.73%) PowerShell
11 21 (4.82%) Groovy
12 13 (2.98%) Scala
13 12 (2.75%) Go
14 11 (2.52%) Kotlin
14 11 (2.52%) Ruby
15 9 (2.06%) Java 8
16 7 (1.61%) Perl
17 6 (1.38%) Shell Script
17 6 (1.38%) T-SQL
17 6 (1.38%) XAML
Qualifications
1 59 (13.53%) Degree
2 38 (8.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (5.05%) Security Cleared
4 13 (2.98%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.83%) CCNP
5 8 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.61%) MCITP
6 7 (1.61%) MCSE
6 7 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.46%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.46%) ISEB
8 2 (0.46%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.82%) QA
2 4 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (0.92%) PMO
3 3 (0.69%) SLA
4 2 (0.46%) GDPR
4 2 (0.46%) NIST
4 2 (0.46%) NIST 800
5 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 327 (75.00%) Docker
2 16 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.29%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.29%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.38%) vSphere
5 5 (1.15%) HDFS
5 5 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.46%) oVirt
6 2 (0.46%) RHEV
7 1 (0.23%) Ceph
7 1 (0.23%) Gluster
7 1 (0.23%) KVM
7 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.23%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 104 (23.85%) Ansible
2 101 (23.17%) Terraform
3 36 (8.26%) Puppet
4 24 (5.50%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (3.21%) Grafana
6 10 (2.29%) Prometheus
7 6 (1.38%) Docker Swarm
7 6 (1.38%) Galera Cluster
7 6 (1.38%) OpenNebula
8 4 (0.92%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (0.92%) logstash
8 4 (0.92%) Mesos
8 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (0.92%) Packer
8 4 (0.92%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.69%) Istio
9 3 (0.69%) vCenter Server
10 2 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.46%) MIIS
10 2 (0.46%) Salt
Vendors
1 44 (10.09%) Microsoft
2 35 (8.03%) Google
3 32 (7.34%) VMware
4 15 (3.44%) ServiceNow
5 13 (2.98%) Atlassian
6 12 (2.75%) Splunk
7 10 (2.29%) Cisco
8 9 (2.06%) Oracle
9 8 (1.83%) HP
10 6 (1.38%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.38%) Xamarin
11 5 (1.15%) Cloudera
12 4 (0.92%) Avaya
12 4 (0.92%) Citrix
12 4 (0.92%) Hortonworks
12 4 (0.92%) IBM
12 4 (0.92%) MapR
12 4 (0.92%) Mitel
13 3 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
14 2 (0.46%) Apple