Period
to

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
England > South West
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 40 45 70
Rank change year-on-year +5 +25 +12
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 605 479 199
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 6.77% 6.20% 4.66%
As % of the Systems Management category 46.68% 44.72% 34.37%
Number of salaries quoted 399 333 167
10th Percentile £45,000 £37,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,350 £55,000 £54,000
Median % change year-on-year +22.45% +1.85% -6.09%
75th Percentile £85,000 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £90,500 £80,000 £75,000
England 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 the South West with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,296 1,071 579
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.50% 13.86% 13.57%
Number of salaries quoted 758 646 458
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £40,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.77% -0.95% +10.53%
75th Percentile £76,250 £67,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £77,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in the South West

Kubernetes
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Kubernetes in the South West

Kubernetes
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Kubernetes in the South West over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Kubernetes in the South West

Kubernetes
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kubernetes within the South West region over the 6 months to 12 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
Bristol +6 315 £70,000 +27.27% 32
Gloucestershire +4 97 £55,000 -4.35% 11
Devon +10 72 £52,500 +3.45% 1
Dorset +19 46 £67,500 +58.82% 6
Somerset -13 35 £60,000 +14.29% 2
Wiltshire -9 31 £75,000 +25.00% 3
Cornwall -28 3 - - 1
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 12 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 South West region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 411 (67.93%) Docker
2 347 (57.36%) AWS
3 335 (55.37%) Agile
4 288 (47.60%) DevOps
5 255 (42.15%) Software Engineering
6 240 (39.67%) Java
7 225 (37.19%) Finance
8 224 (37.02%) CI/CD
9 212 (35.04%) Azure
10 204 (33.72%) Python
11 193 (31.90%) Linux
12 189 (31.24%) Terraform
13 179 (29.59%) Infrastructure as Code
14 170 (28.10%) JavaScript
15 155 (25.62%) Go
16 145 (23.97%) SQL
17 144 (23.80%) Ansible
18 136 (22.48%) C#
19 132 (21.82%) .NET
20 125 (20.66%) Containerisation
21 119 (19.67%) Spring
21 119 (19.67%) React
22 115 (19.01%) Test Automation
23 113 (18.68%) Kafka
24 109 (18.02%) Jenkins
25 108 (17.85%) Security Cleared
26 106 (17.52%) AngularJS
27 103 (17.02%) Microservices
28 99 (16.36%) Git (software)
29 95 (15.70%) .NET Core

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 44 (7.27%) Cloud Foundry
2 25 (4.13%) Apache Solr
3 18 (2.98%) BizTalk Server
4 17 (2.81%) OpenStack
5 14 (2.31%) nginx
6 12 (1.98%) Apache
7 5 (0.83%) Confluence
7 5 (0.83%) IIS
8 4 (0.66%) GlassFish
8 4 (0.66%) JBoss
8 4 (0.66%) Red Hat Fuse
8 4 (0.66%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.33%) Apache Pulsar
9 2 (0.33%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.33%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.33%) WildFly
10 1 (0.17%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.50%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.17%) Magento
2 1 (0.17%) Maximo
2 1 (0.17%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 347 (57.36%) AWS
2 212 (35.04%) Azure
3 93 (15.37%) GCP
4 77 (12.73%) OpenShift
5 72 (11.90%) Amazon ECS
6 60 (9.92%) AWS CloudFormation
6 60 (9.92%) Serverless
7 54 (8.93%) Azure DevOps
7 54 (8.93%) Cloud Computing
8 50 (8.26%) GitHub
9 45 (7.44%) SaaS
10 43 (7.11%) AWS Lambda
11 40 (6.61%) PaaS
12 38 (6.28%) IaaS
13 37 (6.12%) Amazon EC2
14 33 (5.45%) Amazon S3
15 32 (5.29%) Amazon EKS
16 31 (5.12%) Heroku
17 24 (3.97%) Azure AKS
18 20 (3.31%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.63%) Firewall
1 28 (4.63%) Software-Defined Networking
2 19 (3.14%) Internet
3 18 (2.98%) DNS
4 14 (2.31%) Network Security
4 14 (2.31%) VPN
5 13 (2.15%) HTTPS
5 13 (2.15%) TCP/IP
6 12 (1.98%) Broadband
7 11 (1.82%) HTTP
8 9 (1.49%) 5G
8 9 (1.49%) SD-WAN
8 9 (1.49%) SMTP
8 9 (1.49%) WAN
9 6 (0.99%) IPv4
10 5 (0.83%) Kerberos
11 4 (0.66%) DHCP
11 4 (0.66%) IPv6
11 4 (0.66%) VLAN
11 4 (0.66%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (13.39%) PostgreSQL
1 81 (13.39%) SQL Server
2 60 (9.92%) NoSQL
3 55 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
4 50 (8.26%) Big Data
5 43 (7.11%) Relational Database
6 40 (6.61%) Redis
7 25 (4.13%) MongoDB
8 21 (3.47%) MySQL
9 18 (2.98%) Azure SQL Database
9 18 (2.98%) Oracle Database
10 17 (2.81%) Amazon RDS
11 12 (1.98%) Hadoop
12 8 (1.32%) DynamoDB
12 8 (1.32%) Flink
13 7 (1.16%) BigQuery
13 7 (1.16%) DB2
14 5 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (0.83%) Apache Hive
14 5 (0.83%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 109 (18.02%) Jenkins
2 99 (16.36%) Git (software)
3 27 (4.46%) Selenium
4 26 (4.30%) JIRA
5 19 (3.14%) Artifactory
6 18 (2.98%) JUnit
6 18 (2.98%) Maven
7 17 (2.81%) GitLab
8 13 (2.15%) Subversion
9 10 (1.65%) Cucumber
10 8 (1.32%) Postman
11 7 (1.16%) Mockito
12 6 (0.99%) Newman
13 5 (0.83%) Eclipse
13 5 (0.83%) Gradle
13 5 (0.83%) TeamCity
14 4 (0.66%) Bitbucket
14 4 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
14 4 (0.66%) Protractor
15 3 (0.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 225 (37.19%) Finance
2 64 (10.58%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 61 (10.08%) Social Skills
4 49 (8.10%) Public Sector
5 38 (6.28%) Legal
6 33 (5.45%) Games
7 30 (4.96%) Telecoms
8 26 (4.30%) Presentation Skills
9 25 (4.13%) Banking
10 24 (3.97%) Retail
11 12 (1.98%) Aerospace
11 12 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (1.98%) Manufacturing
12 10 (1.65%) Electronics
12 10 (1.65%) Marketing
13 9 (1.49%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.66%) Law
14 4 (0.66%) Private Banking
15 3 (0.50%) Tech for Good
16 2 (0.33%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 256 (42.31%) Developer
2 123 (20.33%) Software Engineer
3 78 (12.89%) DevOps Engineer
4 73 (12.07%) Java Developer
5 69 (11.40%) Cloud Engineer
6 61 (10.08%) Senior Developer
7 51 (8.43%) C# Developer
8 45 (7.44%) Senior Software Engineer
9 31 (5.12%) Senior Java Developer
10 27 (4.46%) Software Developer
11 22 (3.64%) Lead Software Engineer
12 21 (3.47%) Senior DevOps
12 21 (3.47%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 21 (3.47%) Site Engineer
12 21 (3.47%) Site Reliability Engineer
13 20 (3.31%) .NET Developer
14 19 (3.14%) Senior Cloud Engineer
15 18 (2.98%) C# Software Engineer
15 18 (2.98%) PHP Developer
15 18 (2.98%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (21.82%) .NET
2 119 (19.67%) React
2 119 (19.67%) Spring
3 113 (18.68%) Kafka
4 106 (17.52%) AngularJS
5 95 (15.70%) .NET Core
6 56 (9.26%) REST
7 54 (8.93%) JSON
8 53 (8.76%) CSS
8 53 (8.76%) Node.js
9 44 (7.27%) Vue.js
10 39 (6.45%) Spring Boot
11 36 (5.95%) Hibernate
12 35 (5.79%) HTML
13 29 (4.79%) Web Services
14 28 (4.63%) Elastic Stack
14 28 (4.63%) RESTful
15 27 (4.46%) ASP.NET
16 23 (3.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 22 (3.64%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 75 (12.40%) Cloud Native
2 57 (9.42%) Cyberattack
3 43 (7.11%) Blog
4 42 (6.94%) Virtual Team
5 39 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
6 29 (4.79%) Cyber Defence
7 25 (4.13%) Social Media
8 22 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
9 21 (3.47%) Legacy Systems
10 20 (3.31%) User Experience
11 18 (2.98%) Tandem
12 15 (2.48%) Mobile Payment
13 12 (1.98%) Algorithms
13 12 (1.98%) Online Banking
13 12 (1.98%) Public Cloud
14 9 (1.49%) Satnav
15 7 (1.16%) Blockchain
16 6 (0.99%) Data Structures
16 6 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
17 5 (0.83%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 193 (31.90%) Linux
2 44 (7.27%) Unix
3 27 (4.46%) Windows
4 12 (1.98%) CentOS
5 8 (1.32%) Debian
6 7 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.83%) Alpine Linux
7 5 (0.83%) Android
7 5 (0.83%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.50%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.50%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.33%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 335 (55.37%) Agile
2 288 (47.60%) DevOps
3 255 (42.15%) Software Engineering
4 224 (37.02%) CI/CD
5 179 (29.59%) Infrastructure as Code
6 125 (20.66%) Containerisation
7 115 (19.01%) Test Automation
8 103 (17.02%) Microservices
9 94 (15.54%) Scrum
10 87 (14.38%) Coaching
10 87 (14.38%) Configuration Management
11 76 (12.56%) Full Stack Development
12 75 (12.40%) Fintech
13 70 (11.57%) Mentoring
14 69 (11.40%) Continuous Integration
15 60 (9.92%) TDD
16 50 (8.26%) Continuous Delivery
17 44 (7.27%) Customer-Centricity
18 43 (7.11%) Open Source
19 40 (6.61%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 240 (39.67%) Java
2 204 (33.72%) Python
3 170 (28.10%) JavaScript
4 155 (25.62%) Go
5 145 (23.97%) SQL
6 136 (22.48%) C#
7 81 (13.39%) Bash
8 78 (12.89%) TypeScript
9 66 (10.91%) T-SQL
10 52 (8.60%) Ruby
11 34 (5.62%) PHP
12 32 (5.29%) Kotlin
13 25 (4.13%) ES6
14 24 (3.97%) Scala
15 20 (3.31%) C
15 20 (3.31%) C++
15 20 (3.31%) PowerShell
16 14 (2.31%) PL/SQL
16 14 (2.31%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.66%) Perl
Qualifications
1 108 (17.85%) Security Cleared
2 83 (13.72%) SC Cleared
3 55 (9.09%) Degree
4 29 (4.79%) AWS Certification
5 12 (1.98%) DV Cleared
6 9 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.66%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.33%) MCSA
9 2 (0.33%) MCSE
10 1 (0.17%) CCSK
10 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.17%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.17%) ISEB
10 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.81%) Data Quality
2 9 (1.49%) QA
3 6 (0.99%) GDPR
3 6 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.66%) Accessibility
4 4 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 4 (0.66%) ISO 13485
5 2 (0.33%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 411 (67.93%) Docker
2 20 (3.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 18 (2.98%) Active Directory
4 17 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.83%) Ceph
7 4 (0.66%) Snort
8 3 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.33%) vSphere
9 2 (0.33%) Xen
10 1 (0.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.17%) Firmware
10 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 189 (31.24%) Terraform
2 144 (23.80%) Ansible
3 72 (11.90%) Puppet
4 44 (7.27%) Opscode Chef
5 32 (5.29%) Prometheus
6 21 (3.47%) Kibana
7 18 (2.98%) HP Fortify
8 17 (2.81%) logstash
9 16 (2.64%) Grafana
10 13 (2.15%) HAProxy
10 13 (2.15%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 13 (2.15%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 9 (1.49%) Packer
12 6 (0.99%) Docker Swarm
13 4 (0.66%) Rancher
13 4 (0.66%) Suricata
14 3 (0.50%) Istio
15 2 (0.33%) Consul
15 2 (0.33%) Proxmox
15 2 (0.33%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 84 (13.88%) Microsoft
2 42 (6.94%) Oracle
3 41 (6.78%) Google
4 32 (5.29%) Twitter
5 21 (3.47%) VMware
6 17 (2.81%) BT
7 13 (2.15%) Hortonworks
7 13 (2.15%) Red Hat
8 10 (1.65%) SAP
9 9 (1.49%) Rackspace
9 9 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.83%) Teradata
11 4 (0.66%) Sony
12 3 (0.50%) NGA Human Resources
12 3 (0.50%) Northgate
13 2 (0.33%) Cadence
13 2 (0.33%) Extreme Networks
13 2 (0.33%) Facebook
13 2 (0.33%) Juniper
13 2 (0.33%) SaltStack