Period
to 21 October 2020

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 21 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
England > South West
6 months to
21 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 53 69 209
Rank change year-on-year +16 +140 +96
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 193 399 131
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 5.73% 4.13% 1.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 35.74% 33.47% 13.86%
Number of salaries quoted 216 378 150
Median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% - +15.79%
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £83,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +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 540 1,192 945
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.04% 12.34% 9.23%
Number of salaries quoted 438 1,002 775
Median annual salary £51,875 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.21% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +4.49%

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 21 October 2020.

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 21 October 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
Bristol +48 74 £50,000 -9.09% 24
Gloucestershire +22 38 £50,000 -5.66% 6
Wiltshire -1 37 £52,250 -25.36% 2
Somerset +19 32 £55,000 -4.35% 2
Dorset +41 7 £60,000 +20.00% 3
Devon -12 1 £85,000 +88.89% 3
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 West region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 163 (84.46%) Docker
2 101 (52.33%) DevOps
3 99 (51.30%) AWS
4 92 (47.67%) Linux
5 85 (44.04%) Python
6 71 (36.79%) Agile Software Development
7 67 (34.72%) Terraform
8 57 (29.53%) Azure
9 52 (26.94%) Git (software)
9 52 (26.94%) Java
10 49 (25.39%) JavaScript
10 49 (25.39%) Ansible
11 46 (23.83%) Jenkins
12 43 (22.28%) Microservices
12 43 (22.28%) Bash Shell
13 33 (17.10%) MySQL
14 31 (16.06%) SQL
14 31 (16.06%) Finance
15 30 (15.54%) Software Engineering
16 29 (15.03%) Continuous Integration
16 29 (15.03%) Node.js
17 28 (14.51%) React
17 28 (14.51%) Open Source
18 27 (13.99%) Scrum
18 27 (13.99%) Puppet
19 26 (13.47%) PostgreSQL
19 26 (13.47%) Unix
20 25 (12.95%) MongoDB
20 25 (12.95%) NoSQL
21 24 (12.44%) Mentoring

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 7 (3.63%) Confluence
1 7 (3.63%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (2.07%) NServiceBus
3 3 (1.55%) JBoss
3 3 (1.55%) nginx
4 2 (1.04%) Apache Airflow
4 2 (1.04%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.04%) Camunda
4 2 (1.04%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.52%) Apache
5 1 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.52%) CMS
5 1 (0.52%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.52%) Headless CMS
5 1 (0.52%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.52%) IIS
5 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 99 (51.30%) AWS
2 57 (29.53%) Azure
3 22 (11.40%) GCP
4 21 (10.88%) OpenShift
5 15 (7.77%) AWS CloudFormation
6 11 (5.70%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (5.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 11 (5.70%) SaaS
7 10 (5.18%) AWS Fargate
7 10 (5.18%) AWS Lambda
7 10 (5.18%) Serverless
8 9 (4.66%) Amazon S3
9 7 (3.63%) Amazon EKS
9 7 (3.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 7 (3.63%) PaaS
9 7 (3.63%) Route 53
9 7 (3.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (3.11%) Amazon ECS
10 6 (3.11%) Datadog
10 6 (3.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.63%) VPN
2 3 (1.55%) Firewall
2 3 (1.55%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (1.04%) GPON
3 2 (1.04%) NGN
4 1 (0.52%) DNS
4 1 (0.52%) DSL
4 1 (0.52%) HTTP
4 1 (0.52%) InfiniBand
4 1 (0.52%) Internet
4 1 (0.52%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.52%) OpenFlow
4 1 (0.52%) SAN
4 1 (0.52%) SSL
4 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (17.10%) MySQL
2 26 (13.47%) PostgreSQL
3 25 (12.95%) MongoDB
3 25 (12.95%) NoSQL
4 21 (10.88%) SQL Server
5 15 (7.77%) Relational Database
6 9 (4.66%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (3.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 7 (3.63%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (3.11%) CouchDB
9 4 (2.07%) Neo4j
10 3 (1.55%) ArangoDB
11 2 (1.04%) Amazon Athena
11 2 (1.04%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (1.04%) Big Data
11 2 (1.04%) BigQuery
11 2 (1.04%) Data Lake
11 2 (1.04%) Impala
11 2 (1.04%) InfluxDB
11 2 (1.04%) Redis
Development Applications
1 52 (26.94%) Git (software)
2 46 (23.83%) Jenkins
3 15 (7.77%) GitLab
4 12 (6.22%) Vagrant
5 11 (5.70%) Sonatype Nexus
6 10 (5.18%) JIRA
6 10 (5.18%) JUnit
7 9 (4.66%) SonarQube
8 8 (4.15%) Artifactory
9 7 (3.63%) Bitbucket Server
9 7 (3.63%) TeamCity
10 6 (3.11%) Maven
10 6 (3.11%) Selenium
11 5 (2.59%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (2.59%) PHPUnit
12 4 (2.07%) Bitbucket
12 4 (2.07%) Cucumber
13 3 (1.55%) Ant
13 3 (1.55%) CircleCI
13 3 (1.55%) IntelliJ
General
1 31 (16.06%) Finance
2 21 (10.88%) Public Sector
3 12 (6.22%) Marketing
4 11 (5.70%) Electronics
4 11 (5.70%) Manufacturing
4 11 (5.70%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.07%) Billing
6 3 (1.55%) Banking
6 3 (1.55%) Games
7 2 (1.04%) Advertising
7 2 (1.04%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.04%) Legal
7 2 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.52%) Military
8 1 (0.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 77 (39.90%) Developer
2 70 (36.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 28 (14.51%) Java Developer
4 20 (10.36%) Senior Developer
5 19 (9.84%) Senior DevOps
5 19 (9.84%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 16 (8.29%) Backend Developer
7 14 (7.25%) Software Developer
8 13 (6.74%) AWS Engineer
9 10 (5.18%) AWS DevOps
9 10 (5.18%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 10 (5.18%) Full Stack Developer
9 10 (5.18%) Platform Engineer
10 9 (4.66%) Cloud Engineer
10 9 (4.66%) Linux Developer
10 9 (4.66%) Python Developer
10 9 (4.66%) Software Engineer
11 8 (4.15%) Linux Engineer
11 8 (4.15%) PHP Developer
12 6 (3.11%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (15.03%) Node.js
2 28 (14.51%) React
3 16 (8.29%) Spring
4 15 (7.77%) JSON
5 12 (6.22%) .NET
5 12 (6.22%) CSS
5 12 (6.22%) HTML
6 11 (5.70%) Vue.js
7 10 (5.18%) AngularJS
7 10 (5.18%) GraphQL
7 10 (5.18%) REST
7 10 (5.18%) Spring Boot
8 8 (4.15%) .NET Core
8 8 (4.15%) Kafka
8 8 (4.15%) Redux
9 7 (3.63%) Laravel
9 7 (3.63%) RESTful
10 6 (3.11%) HTML5
11 5 (2.59%) Java EE
11 5 (2.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.70%) User Experience
2 9 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.63%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.11%) Algorithms
4 6 (3.11%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (3.11%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.59%) Cloud Native
5 5 (2.59%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.07%) Blog
6 4 (2.07%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (2.07%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.52%) Cybercrime
7 1 (0.52%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.52%) Media Streaming
7 1 (0.52%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.52%) Replication
7 1 (0.52%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 92 (47.67%) Linux
2 26 (13.47%) Unix
3 16 (8.29%) CentOS
4 14 (7.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (4.66%) Windows
6 8 (4.15%) CoreOS
6 8 (4.15%) Ubuntu
7 6 (3.11%) Debian
8 4 (2.07%) Mac OS X
8 4 (2.07%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.52%) AIX
9 1 (0.52%) Solaris
9 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (52.33%) DevOps
2 71 (36.79%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (22.28%) Microservices
4 30 (15.54%) Software Engineering
5 29 (15.03%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (14.51%) Open Source
7 27 (13.99%) Scrum
8 24 (12.44%) Mentoring
9 23 (11.92%) Configuration Management
10 22 (11.40%) Test Automation
11 21 (10.88%) Infrastructure as Code
12 18 (9.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 18 (9.33%) TDD
13 17 (8.81%) Problem-Solving
14 15 (7.77%) Computer Science
15 14 (7.25%) Fintech
16 13 (6.74%) Coaching
16 13 (6.74%) Deployment Automation
16 13 (6.74%) Migration
17 12 (6.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 85 (44.04%) Python
2 52 (26.94%) Java
3 49 (25.39%) JavaScript
4 43 (22.28%) Bash Shell
5 31 (16.06%) SQL
6 19 (9.84%) TypeScript
7 17 (8.81%) PHP
8 16 (8.29%) C
9 15 (7.77%) Ruby
10 14 (7.25%) C++
11 13 (6.74%) C#
12 11 (5.70%) Java 8
12 11 (5.70%) PL/SQL
13 10 (5.18%) Go
14 8 (4.15%) Shell Script
15 7 (3.63%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.52%) Elixir
16 1 (0.52%) Groovy
16 1 (0.52%) Kotlin
16 1 (0.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (7.77%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.70%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.15%) Degree
4 5 (2.59%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.04%) CISSP
6 2 (1.04%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.04%) PhD
7 1 (0.52%) ISEB
7 1 (0.52%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.07%) QA
2 3 (1.55%) GDPR
3 2 (1.04%) NCSC
3 2 (1.04%) SLA
3 2 (1.04%) WCAG
4 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.52%) NIST
4 1 (0.52%) NIST 800
4 1 (0.52%) PMO
System Software
1 163 (84.46%) Docker
2 10 (5.18%) VirtualBox
3 8 (4.15%) GlusterFS
3 8 (4.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.63%) Ceph
5 6 (3.11%) Xen
6 4 (2.07%) KVM
7 3 (1.55%) Active Directory
7 3 (1.55%) LXC
8 1 (0.52%) GPFS
8 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.52%) Slurm Workload Manager
8 1 (0.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 67 (34.72%) Terraform
2 49 (25.39%) Ansible
3 27 (13.99%) Puppet
4 21 (10.88%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (5.18%) Nagios
6 7 (3.63%) Prometheus
7 6 (3.11%) Proxmox
8 5 (2.59%) Istio
9 4 (2.07%) MIIS
10 3 (1.55%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (1.55%) Grafana
11 2 (1.04%) Packer
11 2 (1.04%) Rancher
12 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Satellite
12 1 (0.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (10.88%) Red Hat
2 18 (9.33%) Google
3 13 (6.74%) Oracle
3 13 (6.74%) VMware
4 11 (5.70%) SAP
5 9 (4.66%) Microsoft
5 9 (4.66%) Splunk
6 6 (3.11%) AppDynamics
6 6 (3.11%) New Relic
7 5 (2.59%) Atlassian
8 4 (2.07%) Dynatrace
9 3 (1.55%) Adobe
10 2 (1.04%) Cadence
10 2 (1.04%) IBM
10 2 (1.04%) Netlify
11 1 (0.52%) Pega
11 1 (0.52%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.52%) RedGate
11 1 (0.52%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.52%) Veracode