Period
to 7 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 7 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
UK > Wales
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 84 111
Rank change year-on-year +63 +27 +25
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 92 38 25
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 8.94% 2.12% 1.31%
As % of the Systems Management category 56.79% 26.21% 13.97%
Number of salaries quoted 89 33 22
Median annual salary £45,000 £49,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.16% +10.11% -15.24%
10th Percentile £30,706 £32,500 £35,125
90th Percentile £57,500 £67,500 £67,250
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -3.70%

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 Wales with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 162 145 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 15.74% 8.08% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 142 128 155
Median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% -8.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,125 £58,600 £65,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Kubernetes as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in Wales

Kubernetes
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Kubernetes in Wales.

Salary trend for Kubernetes in Wales

Kubernetes
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Kubernetes in Wales over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Kubernetes in Wales

Kubernetes
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kubernetes within the Wales region over the 6 months to 7 August 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
South Wales +63 78 £45,000 -10.45% 8
West Wales +3 6 £37,500 -16.67% 3
North Wales - 5 - -
Mid Wales - 1 - -
Kubernetes
UK

For the 6 months to 7 August 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 Wales region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 66 (71.74%) DevOps
2 62 (67.39%) Docker
3 48 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (42.39%) Azure
5 38 (41.30%) Java
6 36 (39.13%) AWS
7 30 (32.61%) Spring
8 27 (29.35%) Git (software)
8 27 (29.35%) Linux
8 27 (29.35%) GCP
9 23 (25.00%) Jenkins
10 22 (23.91%) Web Services
11 21 (22.83%) Python
12 20 (21.74%) Test Automation
13 19 (20.65%) SOAP
13 19 (20.65%) SQL Server
13 19 (20.65%) SQL
14 18 (19.57%) REST
14 18 (19.57%) Google
15 17 (18.48%) Terraform
16 16 (17.39%) Performance Optimisation
16 16 (17.39%) OpenShift
16 16 (17.39%) Continuous Deployment
16 16 (17.39%) Infrastructure as Code
16 16 (17.39%) Red Hat
17 15 (16.30%) IBM
17 15 (16.30%) PostgreSQL
17 15 (16.30%) Scrum
17 15 (16.30%) JIRA
18 14 (15.22%) PaaS

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 (14.13%) Tomcat
1 13 (14.13%) WebSphere
2 12 (13.04%) Confluence
3 10 (10.87%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (8.70%) Apache
4 8 (8.70%) Apache Spark
5 6 (6.52%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.17%) IBM Domino
Cloud Services
1 39 (42.39%) Azure
2 36 (39.13%) AWS
3 27 (29.35%) GCP
4 16 (17.39%) OpenShift
5 14 (15.22%) PaaS
6 9 (9.78%) GitHub
7 8 (8.70%) Stackdriver
8 7 (7.61%) IaaS
8 7 (7.61%) SaaS
9 5 (5.43%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (5.43%) Slack
10 2 (2.17%) Amazon S3
11 1 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (1.09%) BrowserStack
11 1 (1.09%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.52%) DNS
1 6 (6.52%) VPN
2 5 (5.43%) DHCP
2 5 (5.43%) Firewall
2 5 (5.43%) Network Security
3 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.65%) SQL Server
2 15 (16.30%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (14.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (9.78%) Big Data
5 8 (8.70%) MySQL
6 7 (7.61%) MongoDB
7 6 (6.52%) DB2
7 6 (6.52%) Hadoop
8 3 (3.26%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.09%) BigQuery
9 1 (1.09%) Neo4j
9 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (29.35%) Git (software)
2 23 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 15 (16.30%) JIRA
4 8 (8.70%) Gradle
5 7 (7.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (6.52%) Spinnaker
7 5 (5.43%) JUnit
7 5 (5.43%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.17%) Jasmine
8 2 (2.17%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (1.09%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.09%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.09%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.09%) Hudson
9 1 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.09%) Postman
9 1 (1.09%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.09%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.09%) Travis CI
9 1 (1.09%) webpack
General
1 11 (11.96%) Public Sector
2 9 (9.78%) Finance
3 6 (6.52%) Games
4 5 (5.43%) Retail
5 1 (1.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 40 (43.48%) Developer
2 19 (20.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (19.57%) Java Developer
4 16 (17.39%) Senior Developer
5 11 (11.96%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (9.78%) Digital Developer
6 9 (9.78%) Software Developer
7 8 (8.70%) Digital Transformation
7 8 (8.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 7 (7.61%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (6.52%) Administrator
9 6 (6.52%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (6.52%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 5 (5.43%) Cloud Developer
10 5 (5.43%) Java Scala Developer
10 5 (5.43%) Platform Engineer
10 5 (5.43%) Scala Developer
10 5 (5.43%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (5.43%) Technical Leader
10 5 (5.43%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (32.61%) Spring
2 22 (23.91%) Web Services
3 19 (20.65%) SOAP
4 18 (19.57%) REST
5 13 (14.13%) IBM Integration Bus
5 13 (14.13%) Play Framework
6 11 (11.96%) Java SE
7 8 (8.70%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (8.70%) Spring Integration
8 7 (7.61%) Spring Boot
9 6 (6.52%) Dropwizard
9 6 (6.52%) React
10 5 (5.43%) AngularJS
10 5 (5.43%) Node.js
11 2 (2.17%) .NET
11 2 (2.17%) .NET Core
11 2 (2.17%) JSON
11 2 (2.17%) Redux
12 1 (1.09%) CSS
12 1 (1.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.87%) Cloud Native
2 6 (6.52%) Public Cloud
3 5 (5.43%) Clustering
3 5 (5.43%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (3.26%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.26%) User Experience
5 1 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (29.35%) Linux
2 12 (13.04%) Windows
3 8 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (5.43%) CentOS
4 5 (5.43%) SUSE
4 5 (5.43%) Ubuntu
4 5 (5.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (71.74%) DevOps
2 48 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (21.74%) Test Automation
4 16 (17.39%) Continuous Deployment
4 16 (17.39%) Infrastructure as Code
4 16 (17.39%) Performance Optimisation
5 15 (16.30%) Scrum
6 11 (11.96%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (10.87%) API Integration
7 10 (10.87%) SDLC
7 10 (10.87%) Unit Testing
8 9 (9.78%) ITSM
8 9 (9.78%) Microservices
8 9 (9.78%) Service Management
9 6 (6.52%) API Development
9 6 (6.52%) Load Balancing
9 6 (6.52%) Sprint Planning
10 5 (5.43%) Collaborative Working
10 5 (5.43%) Decision-Making
10 5 (5.43%) Insurtech
Programming Languages
1 38 (41.30%) Java
2 21 (22.83%) Python
3 19 (20.65%) SQL
4 13 (14.13%) PowerShell
4 13 (14.13%) Scala
5 9 (9.78%) Bash Shell
6 8 (8.70%) JavaScript
7 7 (7.61%) Java 8
8 5 (5.43%) Go
9 3 (3.26%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.17%) C#
11 1 (1.09%) PHP
11 1 (1.09%) Ruby
11 1 (1.09%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (14.13%) SC Cleared
1 13 (14.13%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.52%) AWS Certification
3 5 (5.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (6.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 62 (67.39%) Docker
2 6 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.43%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (18.48%) Terraform
2 10 (10.87%) Ansible
2 10 (10.87%) Grafana
3 9 (9.78%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (6.52%) SCCM
5 2 (2.17%) Kubeflow
5 2 (2.17%) Prometheus
5 2 (2.17%) Puppet
6 1 (1.09%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (1.09%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (19.57%) Google
2 16 (17.39%) Red Hat
3 15 (16.30%) IBM
4 8 (8.70%) ServiceNow
4 8 (8.70%) Splunk
5 7 (7.61%) Microsoft
5 7 (7.61%) VMware
6 4 (4.35%) Oracle
7 2 (2.17%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.17%) MuleSoft
7 2 (2.17%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.09%) Dynatrace
8 1 (1.09%) Samsung
8 1 (1.09%) Spotify