Period
to 28 January 2021

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 28 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
England > South West
6 months to
28 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 40 78 164
Rank change year-on-year +38 +86 +101
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 332 311 167
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 6.93% 3.62% 1.69%
As % of the Systems Management category 41.50% 32.88% 18.49%
Number of salaries quoted 384 305 189
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £34,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -3.57% +3.70% +3.85%

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 800 946 903
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.69% 11.01% 9.13%
Number of salaries quoted 629 769 736
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,950 £25,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,400 £66,250
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 28 January 2021.

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 28 January 2021. 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
Bristol +68 183 £52,500 -4.55% 22
Gloucestershire +8 40 £50,000 -2.91% 14
Wiltshire +8 36 £50,500 -30.34% 5
Somerset +6 27 £54,000 +10.77% 1
Dorset +42 23 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Devon -6 8 £45,000 - 3
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2021, 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.

1 268 (80.72%) Docker
2 197 (59.34%) DevOps
3 183 (55.12%) AWS
4 174 (52.41%) Agile Software Development
5 135 (40.66%) Azure
6 133 (40.06%) Linux
7 127 (38.25%) Python
8 123 (37.05%) Java
9 117 (35.24%) Microservices
10 116 (34.94%) JavaScript
11 112 (33.73%) Terraform
12 94 (28.31%) Jenkins
13 85 (25.60%) Scrum
14 77 (23.19%) Node.js
14 77 (23.19%) GCP
15 76 (22.89%) Git (software)
16 74 (22.29%) SQL
17 72 (21.69%) TypeScript
18 67 (20.18%) Software Engineering
19 66 (19.88%) PostgreSQL
19 66 (19.88%) React
20 64 (19.28%) MongoDB
20 64 (19.28%) Oracle
21 60 (18.07%) AngularJS
22 59 (17.77%) Ansible
23 56 (16.87%) Infrastructure as Code
24 54 (16.27%) Spring
25 48 (14.46%) Kafka
25 48 (14.46%) Spring Boot
26 46 (13.86%) Elasticsearch

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 46 (13.86%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (2.71%) Apache Spark
3 6 (1.81%) nginx
4 4 (1.20%) Apache
4 4 (1.20%) Apache Airflow
4 4 (1.20%) Confluence
4 4 (1.20%) NServiceBus
4 4 (1.20%) OpenStack
4 4 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.60%) Camunda
5 2 (0.60%) JBoss
6 1 (0.30%) CMS
6 1 (0.30%) Headless CMS
6 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 183 (55.12%) AWS
2 135 (40.66%) Azure
3 77 (23.19%) GCP
4 45 (13.55%) SaaS
5 38 (11.45%) PaaS
6 31 (9.34%) IaaS
7 30 (9.04%) Amazon EKS
8 26 (7.83%) Serverless
9 23 (6.93%) OpenShift
10 21 (6.33%) AWS CloudFormation
11 16 (4.82%) AWS Lambda
12 11 (3.31%) AWS Fargate
13 7 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
13 7 (2.11%) Amazon ECS
14 5 (1.51%) Amazon S3
14 5 (1.51%) Sauce Labs
15 4 (1.20%) GitHub
16 3 (0.90%) Datadog
17 2 (0.60%) Azure Data Factory
17 2 (0.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.12%) Internet
2 5 (1.51%) Firewall
3 3 (0.90%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (0.60%) DNS
4 2 (0.60%) GPON
4 2 (0.60%) NGN
4 2 (0.60%) SSL
4 2 (0.60%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.30%) AMQP
5 1 (0.30%) DSL
5 1 (0.30%) HTTP
5 1 (0.30%) InfiniBand
5 1 (0.30%) MQTT
5 1 (0.30%) OpenFlow
5 1 (0.30%) SAN
5 1 (0.30%) SMTP
5 1 (0.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (19.88%) PostgreSQL
2 64 (19.28%) MongoDB
3 39 (11.75%) SQL Server
4 30 (9.04%) MySQL
5 29 (8.73%) NoSQL
6 22 (6.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 18 (5.42%) Relational Database
8 16 (4.82%) Big Data
9 9 (2.71%) Redis
10 7 (2.11%) Hadoop
11 6 (1.81%) Apache Hive
12 4 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (1.20%) CouchDB
12 4 (1.20%) Neo4j
13 3 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (0.60%) ArangoDB
14 2 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
14 2 (0.60%) InfluxDB
14 2 (0.60%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 94 (28.31%) Jenkins
2 76 (22.89%) Git (software)
3 17 (5.12%) GitLab
4 13 (3.92%) Sonatype Nexus
5 12 (3.61%) Selenium
6 11 (3.31%) Maven
7 10 (3.01%) JIRA
8 9 (2.71%) PHPUnit
9 8 (2.41%) Cucumber
9 8 (2.41%) Gradle
9 8 (2.41%) JUnit
10 6 (1.81%) Bitbucket
10 6 (1.81%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (1.81%) SonarQube
11 5 (1.51%) Artifactory
11 5 (1.51%) Mocha
11 5 (1.51%) Protractor
11 5 (1.51%) SoapUI
11 5 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (1.51%) Vagrant
General
1 33 (9.94%) Public Sector
2 26 (7.83%) Finance
3 12 (3.61%) Marketing
4 11 (3.31%) Electronics
4 11 (3.31%) Manufacturing
4 11 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.71%) Legal
6 2 (0.60%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.60%) Banking
7 1 (0.30%) Advertising
7 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.30%) Games
7 1 (0.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 146 (43.98%) Developer
2 104 (31.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 71 (21.39%) Java Developer
4 38 (11.45%) AWS Engineer
5 36 (10.84%) Senior Developer
6 35 (10.54%) AWS DevOps
6 35 (10.54%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 29 (8.73%) JavaScript Developer
8 27 (8.13%) Senior DevOps
9 25 (7.53%) Angular Developer
10 22 (6.63%) Full Stack Developer
10 22 (6.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 22 (6.63%) Software Developer
11 17 (5.12%) Backend Developer
11 17 (5.12%) Software Engineer
12 16 (4.82%) Cloud Engineer
13 15 (4.52%) Cloud Developer
13 15 (4.52%) Python Developer
13 15 (4.52%) Senior Java Developer
14 12 (3.61%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (23.19%) Node.js
2 66 (19.88%) React
3 60 (18.07%) AngularJS
4 54 (16.27%) Spring
5 48 (14.46%) Kafka
5 48 (14.46%) Spring Boot
6 31 (9.34%) Elastic Stack
7 28 (8.43%) Vue.js
8 23 (6.93%) REST
9 20 (6.02%) Hibernate
10 19 (5.72%) GraphQL
10 19 (5.72%) RabbitMQ
11 17 (5.12%) ActiveMQ
12 14 (4.22%) CSS
12 14 (4.22%) HTML
12 14 (4.22%) Redux
13 13 (3.92%) .NET
13 13 (3.92%) Laravel
13 13 (3.92%) Natural Language Processing
14 12 (3.61%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.13%) Algorithms
2 20 (6.02%) Public Cloud
3 16 (4.82%) Data Centre
4 14 (4.22%) User Experience
5 13 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (3.61%) Data Structures
7 11 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (3.01%) Cloud Native
8 10 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (2.71%) Cyberattack
10 7 (2.11%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (1.20%) Social Network
12 3 (0.90%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.60%) Blog
13 2 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
13 2 (0.60%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.60%) Virtual Team
14 1 (0.30%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 133 (40.06%) Linux
2 21 (6.33%) Unix
3 15 (4.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (4.52%) Windows
4 14 (4.22%) CentOS
5 5 (1.51%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.20%) Debian
6 4 (1.20%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.90%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.60%) CoreOS
8 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.30%) AIX
9 1 (0.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (59.34%) DevOps
2 174 (52.41%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (35.24%) Microservices
4 85 (25.60%) Scrum
5 67 (20.18%) Software Engineering
6 56 (16.87%) Infrastructure as Code
7 44 (13.25%) Mentoring
8 42 (12.65%) Continuous Integration
9 37 (11.14%) TDD
10 35 (10.54%) Data Science
11 32 (9.64%) Computer Science
12 31 (9.34%) Machine Learning
12 31 (9.34%) Open Source
13 30 (9.04%) Problem-Solving
14 27 (8.13%) Analytics
14 27 (8.13%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 26 (7.83%) Test Automation
16 25 (7.53%) Coaching
17 23 (6.93%) Fintech
17 23 (6.93%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 127 (38.25%) Python
2 123 (37.05%) Java
3 116 (34.94%) JavaScript
4 74 (22.29%) SQL
5 72 (21.69%) TypeScript
6 41 (12.35%) Go
7 35 (10.54%) Bash Shell
8 32 (9.64%) C#
9 22 (6.63%) PHP
10 19 (5.72%) Java 8
11 18 (5.42%) Ruby
12 13 (3.92%) PL/SQL
13 11 (3.31%) C++
13 11 (3.31%) Shell Script
14 10 (3.01%) C
15 6 (1.81%) Perl
16 4 (1.20%) ES6
16 4 (1.20%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.60%) Elixir
17 2 (0.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (10.24%) Security Cleared
2 31 (9.34%) Degree
3 26 (7.83%) SC Cleared
4 20 (6.02%) Computer Science Degree
4 20 (6.02%) Master's Degree
5 12 (3.61%) DV Cleared
6 11 (3.31%) PhD
7 9 (2.71%) AWS Certification
8 5 (1.51%) ISEB
8 5 (1.51%) ISEB Practitioner
8 5 (1.51%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.90%) QA
2 2 (0.60%) NCSC
3 1 (0.30%) GDPR
3 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 268 (80.72%) Docker
2 10 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.81%) KVM
4 5 (1.51%) VirtualBox
4 5 (1.51%) Xen
5 4 (1.20%) Ceph
5 4 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.60%) GlusterFS
6 2 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.30%) GPFS
7 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.30%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 112 (33.73%) Terraform
2 59 (17.77%) Ansible
3 43 (12.95%) Puppet
4 30 (9.04%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (4.52%) Prometheus
6 11 (3.31%) Grafana
6 11 (3.31%) Packer
7 8 (2.41%) Proxmox
8 7 (2.11%) Nagios
9 5 (1.51%) Istio
10 4 (1.20%) CFEngine
10 4 (1.20%) Demisto
10 4 (1.20%) MIIS
11 1 (0.30%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.30%) Graylog
11 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 64 (19.28%) Oracle
2 40 (12.05%) Google
3 20 (6.02%) Red Hat
4 19 (5.72%) VMware
5 14 (4.22%) Microsoft
6 13 (3.92%) SAP
7 12 (3.61%) PagerDuty
8 8 (2.41%) Atlassian
9 7 (2.11%) Pega
10 6 (1.81%) Dynatrace
11 5 (1.51%) Splunk
12 4 (1.20%) ArcSight
12 4 (1.20%) ServiceNow
13 3 (0.90%) SolarWinds
14 2 (0.60%) Cadence
14 2 (0.60%) Databricks
14 2 (0.60%) Rackspace
14 2 (0.60%) RedGate
14 2 (0.60%) WSO2
15 1 (0.30%) Cisco