Period
to 22 July 2018

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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Kubernetes (K8s)
England > South West
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 229 327 -
Rank change year-on-year +98 - +359
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 112 19 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.04% 0.18% -
As % of the Systems Management category 11.26% 2.74% -
Number of salaries quoted 91 18 0
South West median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% - -
England median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -3.70% -3.57% -

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 995 693 776
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 9.27% 6.58% 6.96%
Number of salaries quoted 796 552 617
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Kubernetes as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Kubernetes in the South West.

Salary trend for Kubernetes in the South West

Kubernetes
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Kubernetes in the South West over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

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 22 July 2018. 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
Gloucestershire +41 31 £50,000 +29.03% 5
Bristol +31 31 £45,000 -25.00% 16
Devon - 23 £41,000 -
Dorset - 14 £57,500 - 1
Wiltshire - 6 £62,500 - 8
Somerset +23 3 £45,000 - 2
Cornwall - 2 £35,000 -
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, 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 97 (86.61%) Docker
2 64 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (54.46%) Puppet
4 60 (53.57%) DevOps
5 59 (52.68%) Linux
6 55 (49.11%) Java
7 50 (44.64%) Jenkins
8 48 (42.86%) Ansible
8 48 (42.86%) MySQL
9 44 (39.29%) Python
10 41 (36.61%) Git (software)
11 40 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
12 38 (33.93%) Web Services
13 33 (29.46%) Terraform
14 32 (28.57%) Software Engineering
14 32 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
15 30 (26.79%) Google
16 29 (25.89%) VMware
16 29 (25.89%) PostgreSQL
16 29 (25.89%) Apache
16 29 (25.89%) Greenfield Project
17 28 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
18 27 (24.11%) Continuous Integration
19 25 (22.32%) Configuration Management
19 25 (22.32%) Artificial Intelligence
20 24 (21.43%) Open Source
20 24 (21.43%) AngularJS
20 24 (21.43%) Microservices
21 23 (20.54%) OpenStack
21 23 (20.54%) nginx

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 29 (25.89%) Apache
2 23 (20.54%) nginx
2 23 (20.54%) OpenStack
3 15 (13.39%) Apache Solr
4 8 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.68%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.68%) Confluence
6 2 (1.79%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.89%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 40 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (15.18%) Google Cloud Platform
4 15 (13.39%) OpenShift
4 15 (13.39%) SaaS
5 8 (7.14%) PaaS
6 7 (6.25%) IaaS
7 2 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.79%) Slack
8 1 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.89%) GitHub
8 1 (0.89%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.14%) SMS
2 3 (2.68%) Firewall
2 3 (2.68%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.68%) VPN
3 2 (1.79%) DNS
3 2 (1.79%) Internet
3 2 (1.79%) VLAN
4 1 (0.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (42.86%) MySQL
2 29 (25.89%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (14.29%) Redis
4 14 (12.50%) Big Data
4 14 (12.50%) Blockchain
5 12 (10.71%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (9.82%) Relational Database
7 9 (8.04%) MariaDB
7 9 (8.04%) MongoDB
8 7 (6.25%) Hadoop
9 5 (4.46%) Neo4j
10 2 (1.79%) Amazon Athena
11 1 (0.89%) Electronic Patient Records
11 1 (0.89%) InfluxDB
11 1 (0.89%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 50 (44.64%) Jenkins
2 41 (36.61%) Git (software)
3 22 (19.64%) JIRA
4 16 (14.29%) GoCD
5 7 (6.25%) Maven
6 6 (5.36%) GitLab
6 6 (5.36%) Subversion
7 3 (2.68%) Selenium
7 3 (2.68%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.79%) Gatling
8 2 (1.79%) git-flow
8 2 (1.79%) Moq
8 2 (1.79%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.89%) CircleCI
9 1 (0.89%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.89%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (0.89%) Protractor
9 1 (0.89%) Robot Framework
9 1 (0.89%) The Grinder
9 1 (0.89%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (3.57%) Finance
1 4 (3.57%) Retail
2 2 (1.79%) Aerospace
2 2 (1.79%) Automotive
2 2 (1.79%) Banking
2 2 (1.79%) Marketing
2 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.89%) Electronics
3 1 (0.89%) Games
3 1 (0.89%) Legal
3 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (44.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 31 (27.68%) Developer
3 23 (20.54%) Java Developer
4 19 (16.96%) Software Engineer
5 17 (15.18%) Senior Developer
6 12 (10.71%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 12 (10.71%) Senior Java Developer
7 11 (9.82%) Java Engineer
7 11 (9.82%) Java Software Developer
7 11 (9.82%) Java Software Engineer
7 11 (9.82%) Senior Java Engineer
7 11 (9.82%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 11 (9.82%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 11 (9.82%) Senior Software Developer
7 11 (9.82%) Senior Software Engineer
8 9 (8.04%) Operations Engineer
9 8 (7.14%) Senior DevOps
10 7 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Engineer
10 7 (6.25%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 7 (6.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (33.93%) Web Services
2 24 (21.43%) AngularJS
3 22 (19.64%) Middleware
4 15 (13.39%) RESTful
5 14 (12.50%) Hibernate
5 14 (12.50%) J2EE
5 14 (12.50%) JPA
5 14 (12.50%) REST
6 11 (9.82%) GWT
7 8 (7.14%) JSON
7 8 (7.14%) LAMP
7 8 (7.14%) LEMP Stack
7 8 (7.14%) Spring
7 8 (7.14%) XML
8 7 (6.25%) Node.js
9 6 (5.36%) React
10 5 (4.46%) .NET
11 4 (3.57%) Django
12 3 (2.68%) JAX-RS
12 3 (2.68%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 29 (25.89%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (11.61%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (8.93%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.68%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.68%) Fintech
5 3 (2.68%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.89%) Blog
6 1 (0.89%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.89%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.89%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.89%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.89%) Replication
6 1 (0.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 59 (52.68%) Linux
2 11 (9.82%) Windows
3 10 (8.93%) CentOS
4 8 (7.14%) Debian
5 1 (0.89%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.89%) Unix
5 1 (0.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (53.57%) DevOps
3 32 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 27 (24.11%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (22.32%) Artificial Intelligence
5 25 (22.32%) Configuration Management
6 24 (21.43%) Microservices
6 24 (21.43%) Open Source
7 15 (13.39%) OO
7 15 (13.39%) Scrum
8 14 (12.50%) E-Commerce
9 11 (9.82%) API Development
10 9 (8.04%) Machine Learning
10 9 (8.04%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (8.04%) TDD
11 7 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (6.25%) Unit Testing
12 6 (5.36%) Multithreading
13 5 (4.46%) Collaborative Working
13 5 (4.46%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 55 (49.11%) Java
2 44 (39.29%) Python
3 23 (20.54%) Ruby
4 18 (16.07%) Bash Shell
5 15 (13.39%) JavaScript
6 12 (10.71%) PHP
7 11 (9.82%) SQL
8 10 (8.93%) C++
9 9 (8.04%) Java 8
9 9 (8.04%) Perl
10 8 (7.14%) TypeScript
11 6 (5.36%) C#
11 6 (5.36%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.68%) Go
13 2 (1.79%) Scala
14 1 (0.89%) COBOL
14 1 (0.89%) Groovy
14 1 (0.89%) Rust
14 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (9.82%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.04%) Degree
3 7 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.68%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.68%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.89%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.46%) GCP
2 2 (1.79%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 97 (86.61%) Docker
2 22 (19.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (13.39%) KVM
4 8 (7.14%) Ceph
4 8 (7.14%) Postfix
5 7 (6.25%) Dovecot
6 2 (1.79%) VirtualBox
6 2 (1.79%) vSphere
7 1 (0.89%) Corosync
7 1 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 61 (54.46%) Puppet
2 48 (42.86%) Ansible
3 33 (29.46%) Terraform
4 32 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (19.64%) Kibana
5 22 (19.64%) Nagios
6 8 (7.14%) Galera Cluster
7 4 (3.57%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (3.57%) Mesos
7 4 (3.57%) Salt
8 1 (0.89%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.89%) Grafana
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.89%) Pacemaker
8 1 (0.89%) Rancher
Vendors
1 30 (26.79%) Google
2 29 (25.89%) VMware
3 9 (8.04%) Red Hat
4 7 (6.25%) Scality
5 4 (3.57%) Atlassian
5 4 (3.57%) Oracle
6 3 (2.68%) New Relic
7 2 (1.79%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.79%) SAP
8 1 (0.89%) CA
8 1 (0.89%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.89%) Capita
8 1 (0.89%) IBM
8 1 (0.89%) Micro Focus
8 1 (0.89%) Salesforce.com