Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Kubernetes (K8s)
England > South West
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 218 305 -
Rank change year-on-year +87 - +355
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 118 27 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.15% 0.27% -
As % of the Systems Management category 12.37% 3.79% -
Number of salaries quoted 104 22 0
South West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
England median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year - -6.90% +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 954 713 832
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 9.26% 7.01% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 785 587 652
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,790 £28,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
Bristol +42 45 £45,000 -14.29% 16
Gloucestershire +42 33 £50,000 +33.33% 6
Wiltshire -1 18 £60,000 - 8
Dorset - 13 £57,500 - 3
Somerset +29 3 £45,000 -5.26% 6
Devon +19 3 £41,000 +32.26%
Cornwall - 2 £35,000 - 3
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 101 (85.59%) Docker
2 61 (51.69%) Java
3 56 (47.46%) DevOps
4 52 (44.07%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (44.07%) Amazon AWS
5 50 (42.37%) Linux
6 48 (40.68%) Python
7 42 (35.59%) Puppet
7 42 (35.59%) Microsoft Azure
8 37 (31.36%) Software Engineering
9 36 (30.51%) Jenkins
10 35 (29.66%) Ansible
11 33 (27.97%) AngularJS
12 27 (22.88%) Web Services
12 27 (22.88%) Google
13 26 (22.03%) JavaScript
13 26 (22.03%) Microservices
14 24 (20.34%) MySQL
14 24 (20.34%) Security Cleared
15 22 (18.64%) Artificial Intelligence
16 20 (16.95%) Bash Shell
17 19 (16.10%) RESTful
17 19 (16.10%) Degree
17 19 (16.10%) Ruby
17 19 (16.10%) Windows
17 19 (16.10%) Problem-Solving
18 18 (15.25%) OO
18 18 (15.25%) C++
18 18 (15.25%) JIRA
18 18 (15.25%) Computer Science

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 10 (8.47%) Apache
2 7 (5.93%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (5.93%) OpenStack
3 4 (3.39%) nginx
4 3 (2.54%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.54%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.69%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.69%) Confluence
6 1 (0.85%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 52 (44.07%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (35.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (12.71%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (9.32%) SaaS
5 8 (6.78%) OpenShift
6 4 (3.39%) IaaS
7 3 (2.54%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (2.54%) PaaS
8 1 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.85%) GitHub
8 1 (0.85%) npm
8 1 (0.85%) NuGet
8 1 (0.85%) Serverless
8 1 (0.85%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.39%) Internet
1 4 (3.39%) SMS
1 4 (3.39%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.54%) VLAN
3 2 (1.69%) DNS
3 2 (1.69%) Firewall
3 2 (1.69%) HTTP
3 2 (1.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.34%) MySQL
2 15 (12.71%) Big Data
2 15 (12.71%) Hadoop
3 13 (11.02%) Apache Cassandra
4 12 (10.17%) Relational Database
5 11 (9.32%) Blockchain
6 10 (8.47%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (7.63%) MongoDB
8 5 (4.24%) Neo4j
9 3 (2.54%) Redis
10 2 (1.69%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.85%) Electronic Patient Records
11 1 (0.85%) InfluxDB
11 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 36 (30.51%) Jenkins
2 18 (15.25%) Git (software)
2 18 (15.25%) JIRA
3 10 (8.47%) GitLab
4 7 (5.93%) Maven
4 7 (5.93%) Subversion
5 4 (3.39%) Moq
5 4 (3.39%) Vagrant
5 4 (3.39%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.54%) GoCD
6 3 (2.54%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (1.69%) JIRA Agile
7 2 (1.69%) Selenium
8 1 (0.85%) CircleCI
8 1 (0.85%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.85%) Gatling
8 1 (0.85%) git-flow
8 1 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.85%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (7.63%) Finance
2 3 (2.54%) Marketing
2 3 (2.54%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.69%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.69%) Automotive
3 2 (1.69%) Banking
3 2 (1.69%) Electronics
3 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.69%) Retail
4 1 (0.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (33.90%) DevOps Engineer
2 36 (30.51%) Developer
3 28 (23.73%) Software Engineer
4 22 (18.64%) Java Developer
5 18 (15.25%) Senior Developer
6 15 (12.71%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 15 (12.71%) Security Engineer
7 13 (11.02%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 13 (11.02%) Java Engineer
8 12 (10.17%) Java Software Developer
8 12 (10.17%) Java Software Engineer
8 12 (10.17%) Senior Java Developer
8 12 (10.17%) Senior Java Engineer
8 12 (10.17%) Senior Java Software Developer
8 12 (10.17%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 12 (10.17%) Senior Software Developer
8 12 (10.17%) Senior Software Engineer
9 7 (5.93%) .NET Developer
9 7 (5.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (5.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (27.97%) AngularJS
2 27 (22.88%) Web Services
3 19 (16.10%) RESTful
4 17 (14.41%) Hibernate
5 16 (13.56%) J2EE
5 16 (13.56%) JPA
6 12 (10.17%) GWT
6 12 (10.17%) REST
7 10 (8.47%) Node.js
8 9 (7.63%) React
9 8 (6.78%) JSON
9 8 (6.78%) Spring
10 7 (5.93%) .NET
10 7 (5.93%) XML
11 5 (4.24%) .NET Core
12 4 (3.39%) ASP.NET
12 4 (3.39%) Autofac
12 4 (3.39%) CSS
12 4 (3.39%) HTML
12 4 (3.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.25%) Computer Science
2 15 (12.71%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (11.86%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (5.08%) Public Cloud
4 6 (5.08%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (4.24%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.54%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.54%) Fintech
7 2 (1.69%) Cybercrime
7 2 (1.69%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.85%) Blog
8 1 (0.85%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.85%) Replication
8 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 50 (42.37%) Linux
2 19 (16.10%) Windows
3 6 (5.08%) CentOS
4 4 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.39%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.54%) Debian
5 3 (2.54%) Fedora
5 3 (2.54%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.69%) Unix
7 1 (0.85%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (47.46%) DevOps
2 52 (44.07%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (31.36%) Software Engineering
4 26 (22.03%) Microservices
5 22 (18.64%) Artificial Intelligence
6 19 (16.10%) Problem-Solving
7 18 (15.25%) OO
8 15 (12.71%) Cybersecurity
8 15 (12.71%) E-Commerce
9 14 (11.86%) Open Source
10 13 (11.02%) API Development
11 12 (10.17%) Configuration Management
12 11 (9.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 10 (8.47%) Machine Learning
13 10 (8.47%) TDD
14 8 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (6.78%) Scrum
14 8 (6.78%) Unit Testing
15 7 (5.93%) Test Automation
16 6 (5.08%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 61 (51.69%) Java
2 48 (40.68%) Python
3 26 (22.03%) JavaScript
4 20 (16.95%) Bash Shell
5 19 (16.10%) Ruby
6 18 (15.25%) C++
7 16 (13.56%) TypeScript
8 15 (12.71%) PHP
9 14 (11.86%) C#
9 14 (11.86%) SQL
10 13 (11.02%) PowerShell
11 9 (7.63%) Java 8
12 6 (5.08%) Go
13 4 (3.39%) Perl
14 2 (1.69%) Scala
15 1 (0.85%) Groovy
15 1 (0.85%) Lisp
15 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.85%) Rust
15 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (20.34%) Security Cleared
2 19 (16.10%) Degree
3 16 (13.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (5.93%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.39%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.69%) RHCE
7 1 (0.85%) CCNA
7 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.85%) CISSP
7 1 (0.85%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.85%) GIAC
7 1 (0.85%) Linux+ Certification
7 1 (0.85%) MCSE
7 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.85%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.85%) SANS
7 1 (0.85%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.69%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (1.69%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 101 (85.59%) Docker
2 9 (7.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.08%) VirtualBox
4 3 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.54%) vSphere
4 3 (2.54%) Xen
5 2 (1.69%) Ceph
5 2 (1.69%) Dovecot
5 2 (1.69%) KVM
5 2 (1.69%) Postfix
6 1 (0.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.85%) Corosync
6 1 (0.85%) etcd
6 1 (0.85%) NFS
6 1 (0.85%) Samba
6 1 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 42 (35.59%) Puppet
2 35 (29.66%) Ansible
3 17 (14.41%) Terraform
4 15 (12.71%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (5.93%) Nagios
6 6 (5.08%) Docker Swarm
7 5 (4.24%) Mesos
7 5 (4.24%) Salt
8 4 (3.39%) Kibana
9 3 (2.54%) OpenNMS
9 3 (2.54%) vCenter Server
9 3 (2.54%) ZABBIX
10 2 (1.69%) Galera Cluster
11 1 (0.85%) Consul
11 1 (0.85%) Data Guard
11 1 (0.85%) Grafana
11 1 (0.85%) Pacemaker
11 1 (0.85%) Packer
11 1 (0.85%) Rancher
11 1 (0.85%) yum
Vendors
1 27 (22.88%) Google
2 11 (9.32%) VMware
3 8 (6.78%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.78%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.24%) Atlassian
4 5 (4.24%) Oracle
5 4 (3.39%) New Relic
6 3 (2.54%) Cloudera
6 3 (2.54%) Hortonworks
6 3 (2.54%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.69%) SAP
7 2 (1.69%) Scality
8 1 (0.85%) Dell
8 1 (0.85%) EMC
8 1 (0.85%) IBM
8 1 (0.85%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.85%) NetApp
8 1 (0.85%) Zend