Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Kubernetes (K8s)
England > South West
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 301 347
Rank change year-on-year +113 +46 -
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 146 41 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.43% 0.40% 0.037%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.08% 5.03% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 134 41 4
South West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.38% -
10th Percentile £33,000 £37,500 £31,075
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £63,500
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% -7.14% -

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 968 815 895
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 9.47% 7.88% 8.25%
Number of salaries quoted 801 663 689
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £28,650
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £54,375 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.15% +8.75% -

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +61 59 £45,000 -14.29% 19
Gloucestershire +44 34 £50,000 -33.33% 7
Wiltshire +16 27 £60,000 -20.00% 6
Dorset -1 7 £34,000 -38.18% 13
Cornwall - 7 £36,000 - 4
Somerset +12 6 £65,000 +30.00% 2
Devon +11 4 £60,000 -8.40% 3
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 128 (87.67%) Docker
2 78 (53.42%) Amazon AWS
3 67 (45.89%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (44.52%) Linux
5 62 (42.47%) Python
5 62 (42.47%) Java
5 62 (42.47%) DevOps
6 51 (34.93%) Software Engineering
6 51 (34.93%) Microsoft Azure
7 50 (34.25%) Ansible
8 43 (29.45%) Puppet
9 41 (28.08%) AngularJS
10 38 (26.03%) JavaScript
11 33 (22.60%) Bash Shell
12 32 (21.92%) Jenkins
12 32 (21.92%) Microservices
13 31 (21.23%) Degree
14 30 (20.55%) Terraform
15 29 (19.86%) Security Cleared
16 28 (19.18%) Web Services
17 27 (18.49%) Windows
18 26 (17.81%) Computer Science
19 25 (17.12%) TypeScript
19 25 (17.12%) Computer Science Degree
20 24 (16.44%) Problem-Solving
20 24 (16.44%) Node.js
21 23 (15.75%) Configuration Management
21 23 (15.75%) Google Cloud Platform
22 22 (15.07%) Google
22 22 (15.07%) PowerShell

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 13 (8.90%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (5.48%) Apache Spark
3 7 (4.79%) Apache
4 4 (2.74%) Confluence
4 4 (2.74%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.37%) nginx
5 2 (1.37%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 78 (53.42%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (34.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (15.75%) Google Cloud Platform
4 14 (9.59%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (6.85%) SaaS
6 8 (5.48%) OpenShift
7 6 (4.11%) GitHub
7 6 (4.11%) Slack
8 3 (2.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (2.05%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.37%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (1.37%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (1.37%) Datadog
9 2 (1.37%) IaaS
9 2 (1.37%) npm
10 1 (0.68%) NuGet
10 1 (0.68%) PaaS
10 1 (0.68%) Route 53
10 1 (0.68%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.79%) HTTP
2 6 (4.11%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.74%) Internet
4 3 (2.05%) VLAN
5 2 (1.37%) DNS
5 2 (1.37%) Firewall
5 2 (1.37%) SMS
6 1 (0.68%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.01%) MongoDB
2 18 (12.33%) MySQL
3 17 (11.64%) Hadoop
4 15 (10.27%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (7.53%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (6.85%) Relational Database
7 8 (5.48%) Big Data
7 8 (5.48%) NoSQL
7 8 (5.48%) Redis
8 5 (3.42%) SQL Server
9 4 (2.74%) Couchbase
9 4 (2.74%) Hazelcast
9 4 (2.74%) Neo4j
10 2 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.37%) CouchDB
10 2 (1.37%) MariaDB
10 2 (1.37%) Riak
11 1 (0.68%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.68%) GIS
11 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 32 (21.92%) Jenkins
2 19 (13.01%) Git (software)
3 15 (10.27%) GitLab
4 11 (7.53%) JIRA
5 6 (4.11%) CircleCI
5 6 (4.11%) GoCD
5 6 (4.11%) Maven
5 6 (4.11%) Vagrant
6 5 (3.42%) Subversion
7 4 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (2.74%) Moq
8 3 (2.05%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.05%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (1.37%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.37%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.37%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (1.37%) Selenium
9 2 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (1.37%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.68%) git-flow
General
1 21 (14.38%) Finance
2 8 (5.48%) Marketing
3 7 (4.79%) Games
3 7 (4.79%) Retail
3 7 (4.79%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.11%) Electronics
4 6 (4.11%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.74%) Back Office
6 2 (1.37%) Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.68%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 42 (28.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 40 (27.40%) Developer
3 36 (24.66%) Software Engineer
4 19 (13.01%) Java Developer
4 19 (13.01%) Senior Developer
5 17 (11.64%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 17 (11.64%) Security Engineer
6 16 (10.96%) Senior Software Engineer
7 13 (8.90%) Platform Engineer
8 11 (7.53%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 11 (7.53%) Java Engineer
9 10 (6.85%) Architect
9 10 (6.85%) Java Software Developer
9 10 (6.85%) Java Software Engineer
9 10 (6.85%) Senior Java Developer
9 10 (6.85%) Senior Java Engineer
9 10 (6.85%) Senior Java Software Developer
9 10 (6.85%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 10 (6.85%) Senior Software Developer
10 9 (6.16%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (28.08%) AngularJS
2 28 (19.18%) Web Services
3 24 (16.44%) Node.js
4 20 (13.70%) Hibernate
5 19 (13.01%) JPA
6 18 (12.33%) RESTful
7 17 (11.64%) React
8 16 (10.96%) REST
8 16 (10.96%) Spring
9 15 (10.27%) J2EE
10 13 (8.90%) Akka
11 11 (7.53%) Kafka
12 10 (6.85%) .NET
12 10 (6.85%) CSS
12 10 (6.85%) GWT
12 10 (6.85%) HTML
13 9 (6.16%) Play Framework
14 8 (5.48%) .NET Core
15 7 (4.79%) Spring Boot
15 7 (4.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.81%) Computer Science
2 14 (9.59%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (6.16%) Public Cloud
4 8 (5.48%) Virtual Team
5 7 (4.79%) Animation
6 6 (4.11%) Blog
6 6 (4.11%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (3.42%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (2.74%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (2.74%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (2.05%) Cybercrime
9 3 (2.05%) Driving Licence
9 3 (2.05%) Fintech
9 3 (2.05%) Replication
9 3 (2.05%) User Experience
10 2 (1.37%) Clustering
10 2 (1.37%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.37%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 65 (44.52%) Linux
2 27 (18.49%) Windows
3 11 (7.53%) Ubuntu
4 10 (6.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (6.16%) CentOS
6 8 (5.48%) Unix
7 7 (4.79%) Windows Server
8 6 (4.11%) Fedora
9 3 (2.05%) Debian
10 2 (1.37%) CoreOS
10 2 (1.37%) DC/OS
10 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (45.89%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (42.47%) DevOps
3 51 (34.93%) Software Engineering
4 32 (21.92%) Microservices
5 24 (16.44%) Problem-Solving
6 23 (15.75%) Configuration Management
7 19 (13.01%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (13.01%) Cybersecurity
7 19 (13.01%) Test Automation
8 18 (12.33%) Open Source
9 17 (11.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 16 (10.96%) OO
11 15 (10.27%) TDD
12 13 (8.90%) E-Commerce
13 11 (7.53%) API Development
13 11 (7.53%) Web Development
14 10 (6.85%) Artificial Intelligence
14 10 (6.85%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (6.85%) Scrum
15 9 (6.16%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 62 (42.47%) Java
1 62 (42.47%) Python
2 38 (26.03%) JavaScript
3 33 (22.60%) Bash Shell
4 25 (17.12%) TypeScript
5 22 (15.07%) PowerShell
6 21 (14.38%) C++
7 20 (13.70%) C#
8 16 (10.96%) SQL
9 14 (9.59%) PHP
10 13 (8.90%) Clojure
11 11 (7.53%) Ruby
11 11 (7.53%) Scala
12 9 (6.16%) Go
13 8 (5.48%) Java 8
14 7 (4.79%) Perl
15 5 (3.42%) Groovy
16 4 (2.74%) C
17 2 (1.37%) Erlang
18 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (21.23%) Degree
2 29 (19.86%) Security Cleared
3 25 (17.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (6.85%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.74%) RHCE
5 4 (2.74%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.37%) CCNA
6 2 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.37%) CISSP
6 2 (1.37%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (1.37%) GIAC
6 2 (1.37%) Linux+ Certification
6 2 (1.37%) MCSE
6 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.37%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (1.37%) SANS
6 2 (1.37%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.74%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 128 (87.67%) Docker
2 16 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.22%) VirtualBox
4 7 (4.79%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (4.79%) Xen
5 5 (3.42%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (2.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (2.05%) Corosync
6 3 (2.05%) vSphere
7 2 (1.37%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.37%) KVM
7 2 (1.37%) NFS
7 2 (1.37%) Samba
8 1 (0.68%) etcd
8 1 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 50 (34.25%) Ansible
2 43 (29.45%) Puppet
3 30 (20.55%) Terraform
4 15 (10.27%) Docker Swarm
4 15 (10.27%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (5.48%) Nagios
5 8 (5.48%) ZABBIX
6 7 (4.79%) vCenter Server
7 6 (4.11%) Mesos
7 6 (4.11%) OpenNMS
7 6 (4.11%) Salt
8 4 (2.74%) Packer
9 3 (2.05%) Pacemaker
10 2 (1.37%) Ganeti
10 2 (1.37%) Marathon
10 2 (1.37%) Prometheus
10 2 (1.37%) Rancher
11 1 (0.68%) Consul
11 1 (0.68%) Data Guard
11 1 (0.68%) yum
Vendors
1 22 (15.07%) Google
2 16 (10.96%) VMware
3 11 (7.53%) Microsoft
4 9 (6.16%) Red Hat
5 6 (4.11%) Atlassian
5 6 (4.11%) Cloudera
5 6 (4.11%) Hortonworks
5 6 (4.11%) SAP
5 6 (4.11%) SolarWinds
6 5 (3.42%) New Relic
7 4 (2.74%) Oracle
8 2 (1.37%) Dell
8 2 (1.37%) EMC
8 2 (1.37%) NetApp
8 2 (1.37%) Splunk
9 1 (0.68%) BT
9 1 (0.68%) IBM
9 1 (0.68%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.68%) Zend