Period
to 19 February 2019

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 19 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Kubernetes (K8s)
England > South West
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 151 248 326
Rank change year-on-year +97 +78 -
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 186 93 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.84% 0.91% 0.097%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.04% 9.74% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 171 89 10
South West median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £34,000 £37,000 £31,225
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,250 £66,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% -3.70% -10.00%

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 928 955 795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 9.19% 9.38% 7.73%
Number of salaries quoted 752 750 616
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +7.03%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 19 February 2019.

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 19 February 2019. 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 +40 56 £60,000 +20.00% 39
Wiltshire +19 41 £60,000 +3.45% 13
Gloucestershire +25 24 £55,000 -5.17% 4
Devon +10 24 £44,400 +8.29% 1
Dorset +15 22 £51,250 -6.82% 13
Somerset -5 11 £65,000 +36.84% 1
Cornwall +25 7 £36,000 +2.86% 3
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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.

1 160 (86.02%) Docker
2 116 (62.37%) Amazon AWS
3 102 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (45.16%) Linux
5 83 (44.62%) DevOps
6 74 (39.78%) Python
7 66 (35.48%) Java
7 66 (35.48%) Terraform
8 57 (30.65%) Software Engineering
9 55 (29.57%) Ansible
10 54 (29.03%) Google Cloud Platform
11 53 (28.49%) Microsoft Azure
12 50 (26.88%) Microservices
13 49 (26.34%) Puppet
13 49 (26.34%) Git (software)
14 39 (20.97%) Finance
15 38 (20.43%) Google
16 37 (19.89%) Jenkins
17 34 (18.28%) Configuration Management
18 33 (17.74%) JavaScript
18 33 (17.74%) Test Automation
18 33 (17.74%) Bash Shell
19 30 (16.13%) MongoDB
19 30 (16.13%) Spring
20 29 (15.59%) Continuous Integration
20 29 (15.59%) Windows
20 29 (15.59%) Node.js
21 28 (15.05%) NoSQL
22 24 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
22 24 (12.90%) Web Services

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 16 (8.60%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (5.91%) Apache Spark
3 8 (4.30%) nginx
4 7 (3.76%) Apache
5 6 (3.23%) Confluence
6 5 (2.69%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.15%) Drupal
8 3 (1.61%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (1.08%) IIS
9 2 (1.08%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 116 (62.37%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (29.03%) Google Cloud Platform
3 53 (28.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (11.83%) AWS CloudFormation
4 22 (11.83%) SaaS
5 13 (6.99%) Slack
6 12 (6.45%) Amazon S3
7 11 (5.91%) GitHub
8 9 (4.84%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (4.30%) Amazon ELB
9 8 (4.30%) Amazon EMR
10 7 (3.76%) Serverless
11 6 (3.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (2.69%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (2.69%) Datadog
12 5 (2.69%) OpenShift
13 4 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (2.15%) IaaS
14 3 (1.61%) Office 365
15 2 (1.08%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.91%) HTTP
2 6 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.61%) Firewall
3 3 (1.61%) VPN
4 2 (1.08%) DNS
4 2 (1.08%) IPv4
4 2 (1.08%) IPv6
4 2 (1.08%) OpenVPN
5 1 (0.54%) Network Security
5 1 (0.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (16.13%) MongoDB
2 28 (15.05%) NoSQL
3 24 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (10.75%) MySQL
5 15 (8.06%) Redis
5 15 (8.06%) Relational Database
5 15 (8.06%) SQL Server
6 10 (5.38%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (4.84%) Hadoop
8 8 (4.30%) MariaDB
9 6 (3.23%) GIS
10 5 (2.69%) Big Data
10 5 (2.69%) Couchbase
10 5 (2.69%) Geospatial Data
10 5 (2.69%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.69%) Spatial Data
11 4 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (2.15%) Hazelcast
12 3 (1.61%) Oracle Discoverer
12 3 (1.61%) Riak
Development Applications
1 49 (26.34%) Git (software)
2 37 (19.89%) Jenkins
3 19 (10.22%) Subversion
4 13 (6.99%) JIRA
5 11 (5.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 11 (5.91%) CircleCI
5 11 (5.91%) GoCD
6 9 (4.84%) GitLab
6 9 (4.84%) Maven
7 7 (3.76%) Vagrant
8 5 (2.69%) Travis CI
9 4 (2.15%) Bitbucket
9 4 (2.15%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (1.08%) git-flow
10 2 (1.08%) JUnit
10 2 (1.08%) SonarQube
10 2 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.54%) Ant
11 1 (0.54%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.54%) Hudson
General
1 39 (20.97%) Finance
2 16 (8.60%) Retail
3 10 (5.38%) Games
4 9 (4.84%) Manufacturing
4 9 (4.84%) Marketing
5 8 (4.30%) Electronics
5 8 (4.30%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.15%) Back Office
7 1 (0.54%) Banking
7 1 (0.54%) Law
7 1 (0.54%) Military
Job Titles
1 55 (29.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 46 (24.73%) Developer
3 33 (17.74%) Software Engineer
4 26 (13.98%) Java Developer
5 20 (10.75%) Senior Developer
6 18 (9.68%) Architect
7 15 (8.06%) Platform Engineer
8 14 (7.53%) AWS Engineer
9 13 (6.99%) Cloud Engineer
9 13 (6.99%) Senior Java Developer
10 11 (5.91%) Linux Engineer
10 11 (5.91%) Senior Software Engineer
11 10 (5.38%) Senior DevOps
11 10 (5.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 10 (5.38%) Technical Architect
12 9 (4.84%) AWS DevOps
12 9 (4.84%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 9 (4.84%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 9 (4.84%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 8 (4.30%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (16.13%) Spring
2 29 (15.59%) Node.js
3 24 (12.90%) Web Services
4 23 (12.37%) Kafka
5 22 (11.83%) RESTful
6 20 (10.75%) AngularJS
7 19 (10.22%) Akka
7 19 (10.22%) CSS
7 19 (10.22%) Hibernate
8 18 (9.68%) HTML
9 17 (9.14%) .NET
9 17 (9.14%) REST
10 15 (8.06%) Play Framework
11 12 (6.45%) .NET Core
11 12 (6.45%) ASP.NET
11 12 (6.45%) Sass
12 11 (5.91%) .NET Framework
12 11 (5.91%) HTML5
12 11 (5.91%) React
13 10 (5.38%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.45%) Linux Command Line
1 12 (6.45%) Public Cloud
2 11 (5.91%) Blog
2 11 (5.91%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (5.38%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (4.84%) Clustering
4 9 (4.84%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (4.30%) Replication
6 7 (3.76%) Animation
6 7 (3.76%) Virtual Team
7 5 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.61%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.61%) Fintech
8 3 (1.61%) User Experience
9 2 (1.08%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.08%) Cybercrime
9 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.54%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.54%) LPAR
10 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 84 (45.16%) Linux
2 29 (15.59%) Windows
3 17 (9.14%) Ubuntu
4 14 (7.53%) CentOS
4 14 (7.53%) Windows Server
5 13 (6.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (6.45%) Unix
7 5 (2.69%) DC/OS
7 5 (2.69%) Fedora
7 5 (2.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.61%) Android
8 3 (1.61%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.08%) Debian
10 1 (0.54%) AIX
10 1 (0.54%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (44.62%) DevOps
3 57 (30.65%) Software Engineering
4 50 (26.88%) Microservices
5 34 (18.28%) Configuration Management
6 33 (17.74%) Test Automation
7 29 (15.59%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (12.37%) Computer Science
8 23 (12.37%) Problem-Solving
9 19 (10.22%) Open Source
10 18 (9.68%) TDD
11 15 (8.06%) Functional Programming
11 15 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 15 (8.06%) SDLC
12 14 (7.53%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 13 (6.99%) Scrum
13 13 (6.99%) Web Development
14 11 (5.91%) Community of Practice
14 11 (5.91%) Load Balancing
15 10 (5.38%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 74 (39.78%) Python
2 66 (35.48%) Java
3 33 (17.74%) Bash Shell
3 33 (17.74%) JavaScript
4 23 (12.37%) SQL
5 20 (10.75%) C#
5 20 (10.75%) Clojure
5 20 (10.75%) Java 8
6 18 (9.68%) PowerShell
6 18 (9.68%) TypeScript
7 15 (8.06%) Scala
8 13 (6.99%) PHP
8 13 (6.99%) Ruby
9 12 (6.45%) Go
10 10 (5.38%) C
11 9 (4.84%) C++
12 6 (3.23%) Groovy
12 6 (3.23%) Perl
13 3 (1.61%) ES6
14 2 (1.08%) R
Qualifications
1 24 (12.90%) Degree
2 17 (9.14%) Security Cleared
3 16 (8.60%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (3.76%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.15%) CCNA
5 4 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.61%) RHCE
6 3 (1.61%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.08%) CISSP
7 2 (1.08%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (1.08%) GIAC
7 2 (1.08%) Linux+ Certification
7 2 (1.08%) MCSE
7 2 (1.08%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (1.08%) SANS
7 2 (1.08%) SSCP
8 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.84%) QA
System Software
1 160 (86.02%) Docker
2 20 (10.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (6.45%) VirtualBox
4 9 (4.84%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (3.76%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (3.76%) Xen
6 5 (2.69%) Hyper-V
7 4 (2.15%) KVM
8 3 (1.61%) RHEV
9 2 (1.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (1.08%) Corosync
9 2 (1.08%) NFS
9 2 (1.08%) Samba
10 1 (0.54%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 66 (35.48%) Terraform
2 55 (29.57%) Ansible
3 49 (26.34%) Puppet
4 23 (12.37%) Docker Swarm
4 23 (12.37%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (7.53%) Nagios
5 14 (7.53%) Packer
6 13 (6.99%) ZABBIX
7 11 (5.91%) Prometheus
8 7 (3.76%) vCenter Server
9 5 (2.69%) OpenNMS
10 4 (2.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (1.61%) Grafana
12 2 (1.08%) FreeIPA
12 2 (1.08%) Ganeti
12 2 (1.08%) Marathon
12 2 (1.08%) Mesos
12 2 (1.08%) Pacemaker
12 2 (1.08%) SCVMM
13 1 (0.54%) yum
Vendors
1 38 (20.43%) Google
2 20 (10.75%) VMware
3 10 (5.38%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.30%) Red Hat
4 8 (4.30%) SAP
5 7 (3.76%) Atlassian
5 7 (3.76%) Splunk
6 6 (3.23%) Oracle
7 5 (2.69%) Cloudera
7 5 (2.69%) Hortonworks
7 5 (2.69%) New Relic
7 5 (2.69%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.08%) Black Duck
8 2 (1.08%) Cisco
8 2 (1.08%) Dell
8 2 (1.08%) EMC
8 2 (1.08%) F5
8 2 (1.08%) Juniper
8 2 (1.08%) NetApp
9 1 (0.54%) IBM