Period
to 26 July 2021

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 26 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
UK > Wales
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 27 25 87
Rank change year-on-year -2 +62 +21
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 106 99 38
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 7.54% 8.56% 2.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 45.11% 56.25% 28.15%
Number of salaries quoted 97 87 33
10th Percentile £35,780 £29,600 £32,700
25th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £49,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -8.16% +8.89%
75th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £57,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,750 £67,500
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000

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 235 176 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 16.73% 15.22% 7.55%
Number of salaries quoted 183 154 120
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,000 £27,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £38,500
Median % change year-on-year - +16.88% -9.41%
75th Percentile £58,750 £54,250 £51,563
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,125 £60,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £59,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +0.84% +8.18%

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 26 July 2021.

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 26 July 2021. 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 -18 55 £52,500 +16.67% 25
West Wales +9 51 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Kubernetes
UK

For the 6 months to 26 July 2021, 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 80 (75.47%) DevOps
2 71 (66.98%) Docker
3 60 (56.60%) Azure
4 58 (54.72%) Java
5 56 (52.83%) Microservices
6 54 (50.94%) OpenShift
7 50 (47.17%) Jenkins
7 50 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
8 48 (45.28%) Spring
9 41 (38.68%) Advertising
9 41 (38.68%) Git (software)
10 40 (37.74%) Spring Boot
11 38 (35.85%) Scrum
12 33 (31.13%) Web Services
13 31 (29.25%) Continuous Improvement
14 30 (28.30%) RESTful
15 27 (25.47%) TDD
15 27 (25.47%) Kanban
15 27 (25.47%) BDD
16 26 (24.53%) .NET
17 21 (19.81%) Mentoring
18 19 (17.92%) Ansible
19 17 (16.04%) Terraform
19 17 (16.04%) TypeScript
20 16 (15.09%) Linux
20 16 (15.09%) .NET Framework
21 15 (14.15%) Social Skills
22 13 (12.26%) Windows
22 13 (12.26%) Coaching
22 13 (12.26%) React

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 10 (9.43%) Apache
1 10 (9.43%) Elasticsearch
1 10 (9.43%) Tomcat
2 7 (6.60%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.77%) Confluence
3 4 (3.77%) nginx
4 3 (2.83%) JBoss
5 1 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.94%) Drupal
5 1 (0.94%) FileNet
5 1 (0.94%) IIS
5 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 60 (56.60%) Azure
2 54 (50.94%) OpenShift
3 12 (11.32%) GCP
4 11 (10.38%) AWS
5 6 (5.66%) NuGet
6 5 (4.72%) npm
7 4 (3.77%) GitHub
8 3 (2.83%) PaaS
9 1 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.94%) Azure Pipelines
9 1 (0.94%) Azure Sentinel
9 1 (0.94%) BrowserStack
9 1 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.60%) NetScaler
2 3 (2.83%) Firewall
2 3 (2.83%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.32%) Hadoop
2 8 (7.55%) MySQL
3 3 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.83%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.89%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.94%) Big Data
5 1 (0.94%) BigQuery
5 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 50 (47.17%) Jenkins
2 41 (38.68%) Git (software)
3 8 (7.55%) Visual Studio Code
4 7 (6.60%) Maven
5 6 (5.66%) JMeter
5 6 (5.66%) Selenium
6 5 (4.72%) JIRA
7 4 (3.77%) Cucumber
7 4 (3.77%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.83%) Ant
8 3 (2.83%) Artifactory
8 3 (2.83%) Protractor
8 3 (2.83%) Serenity BDD
8 3 (2.83%) Subversion
9 2 (1.89%) git-flow
9 2 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.89%) REST Assured
9 2 (1.89%) SonarQube
9 2 (1.89%) Travis CI
9 2 (1.89%) WebDriver
General
1 41 (38.68%) Advertising
2 15 (14.15%) Social Skills
3 9 (8.49%) Finance
4 4 (3.77%) Public Sector
4 4 (3.77%) Retail
5 3 (2.83%) Billing
5 3 (2.83%) Electronics
5 3 (2.83%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.83%) Marketing
5 3 (2.83%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.89%) Welsh Language
7 1 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.94%) Games
7 1 (0.94%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 45 (42.45%) Developer
2 28 (26.42%) Java Developer
3 19 (17.92%) Senior Developer
4 16 (15.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 14 (13.21%) Architect
6 12 (11.32%) DevOps Engineer
7 10 (9.43%) Linux Engineer
7 10 (9.43%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (8.49%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 8 (7.55%) Cloud Engineer
9 8 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (7.55%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (7.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (6.60%) Software Developer
11 6 (5.66%) .NET Developer
11 6 (5.66%) .NET Software Developer
11 6 (5.66%) Senior Cloud Engineer
12 4 (3.77%) Full Stack Developer
13 3 (2.83%) Senior DevOps
13 3 (2.83%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (45.28%) Spring
2 40 (37.74%) Spring Boot
3 33 (31.13%) Web Services
4 30 (28.30%) RESTful
5 26 (24.53%) .NET
6 16 (15.09%) .NET Framework
7 13 (12.26%) React
8 10 (9.43%) AngularJS
8 10 (9.43%) Node.js
8 10 (9.43%) REST
9 7 (6.60%) .NET Core
9 7 (6.60%) JMS
10 6 (5.66%) Angular 2
11 4 (3.77%) Hibernate
11 4 (3.77%) RabbitMQ
12 3 (2.83%) CSS
12 3 (2.83%) CSS3
12 3 (2.83%) Middleware
12 3 (2.83%) OAuth
12 3 (2.83%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.60%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.83%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.89%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.89%) Internet of Things
4 1 (0.94%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.94%) NHS
4 1 (0.94%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.09%) Linux
2 13 (12.26%) Windows
3 8 (7.55%) CentOS
3 8 (7.55%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.83%) Android
4 3 (2.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (75.47%) DevOps
2 56 (52.83%) Microservices
3 50 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (35.85%) Scrum
5 31 (29.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 27 (25.47%) BDD
6 27 (25.47%) Kanban
6 27 (25.47%) TDD
7 21 (19.81%) Mentoring
8 13 (12.26%) Coaching
9 12 (11.32%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (10.38%) Infrastructure as Code
10 11 (10.38%) IT Strategy
10 11 (10.38%) Strategic Roadmap
11 10 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (9.43%) ITIL
11 10 (9.43%) People Management
11 10 (9.43%) SOA
12 9 (8.49%) Software Delivery
12 9 (8.49%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (54.72%) Java
2 17 (16.04%) TypeScript
3 12 (11.32%) JavaScript
4 10 (9.43%) PHP
4 10 (9.43%) SQL
5 8 (7.55%) Python
6 4 (3.77%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.77%) Java 8
6 4 (3.77%) Scala
7 3 (2.83%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.89%) C#
8 2 (1.89%) Kotlin
8 2 (1.89%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.94%) Groovy
9 1 (0.94%) R
9 1 (0.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (6.60%) RHCE
2 5 (4.72%) SC Cleared
2 5 (4.72%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.89%) Degree
4 1 (0.94%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.94%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.94%) MCSD
4 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 71 (66.98%) Docker
2 8 (7.55%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.60%) vSphere
3 7 (6.60%) XenApp
3 7 (6.60%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (17.92%) Ansible
2 17 (16.04%) Terraform
3 8 (7.55%) Puppet
4 1 (0.94%) Istio
4 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (8.49%) Red Hat
1 9 (8.49%) VMware
2 7 (6.60%) F5
3 6 (5.66%) Google
4 4 (3.77%) IBM
5 3 (2.83%) Guidewire
5 3 (2.83%) SAP
6 2 (1.89%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.94%) Adobe
7 1 (0.94%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.94%) Databricks
7 1 (0.94%) Dynatrace
7 1 (0.94%) Kofax
7 1 (0.94%) Veracode