Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Kubernetes (K8s)
UK > Wales
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 77 134 -
Rank change year-on-year +57 - -
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 51 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.66% 0.26% -
As % of the Systems Management category 29.14% 3.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 51 3 0
Wales median annual salary £49,039 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.92% - -
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - -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 Wales with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 175 155 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 9.11% 7.98% 7.51%
Number of salaries quoted 149 130 114
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.91% -1.88% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,475 £25,825
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,946 £59,250
UK median annual salary £55,703 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.10% +5.00% -

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in Wales

Kubernetes
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Kubernetes in Wales.

Salary trend for Kubernetes in Wales

Kubernetes
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Kubernetes in Wales over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 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
South Wales +20 32 £57,000 +14.00% 5
West Wales - 12 £49,039 - 1
Mid Wales - 6 £36,000 -
Kubernetes
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 Wales region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 42 (82.35%) Docker
2 40 (78.43%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (68.63%) Linux
4 31 (60.78%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (56.86%) DevOps
6 27 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (50.98%) Ansible
8 25 (49.02%) Microsoft Azure
9 21 (41.18%) Java
10 18 (35.29%) Python
11 14 (27.45%) Web Services
11 14 (27.45%) Cloud Computing
11 14 (27.45%) Jenkins
11 14 (27.45%) Continuous Deployment
12 12 (23.53%) Terraform
12 12 (23.53%) Deployment Automation
12 12 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (21.57%) Spring
13 11 (21.57%) Elastic Stack
13 11 (21.57%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (21.57%) Packer
14 10 (19.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 10 (19.61%) Degree
14 10 (19.61%) Puppet
15 9 (17.65%) Bitbucket
15 9 (17.65%) Git (software)
15 9 (17.65%) JIRA
15 9 (17.65%) Configuration Management
15 9 (17.65%) SQL
16 8 (15.69%) JavaScript

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 8 (15.69%) Confluence
2 4 (7.84%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (7.84%) OpenStack
3 3 (5.88%) nginx
4 1 (1.96%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 40 (78.43%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (49.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (27.45%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (19.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 6 (11.76%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (7.84%) GitHub
6 4 (7.84%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (5.88%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (5.88%) Datadog
7 3 (5.88%) IaaS
7 3 (5.88%) Serverless
8 2 (3.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) DNS
2 2 (3.92%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (7.84%) NoSQL
2 4 (7.84%) Redis
3 3 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (5.88%) Couchbase
3 3 (5.88%) Hazelcast
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.96%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (1.96%) Big Data
4 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (27.45%) Jenkins
2 9 (17.65%) Bitbucket
2 9 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 9 (17.65%) JIRA
3 8 (15.69%) Spinnaker
4 6 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (7.84%) GitLab
5 4 (7.84%) Maven
6 3 (5.88%) Eclipse
6 3 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (5.88%) TeamCity
6 3 (5.88%) Travis CI
6 3 (5.88%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.96%) JUnit
7 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.96%) webpack
General
1 8 (15.69%) Games
2 3 (5.88%) Back Office
3 1 (1.96%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.96%) Law
3 1 (1.96%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Developer
2 11 (21.57%) Cloud Engineer
3 10 (19.61%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (15.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 8 (15.69%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Lead Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Junior
7 3 (5.88%) Applications Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) HTML CSS Developer
7 3 (5.88%) HTML Developer
7 3 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Lead DevOps
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Applications Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Technical Leader
7 3 (5.88%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Backend Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Release Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (27.45%) Web Services
2 11 (21.57%) Elastic Stack
2 11 (21.57%) Spring
3 8 (15.69%) React
4 7 (13.73%) .NET
4 7 (13.73%) AngularJS
4 7 (13.73%) CSS
4 7 (13.73%) HTML
4 7 (13.73%) Spring Boot
5 6 (11.76%) HTML5 Canvas
5 6 (11.76%) jQuery
5 6 (11.76%) Sass
5 6 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (11.76%) WebGL
6 5 (9.80%) Node.js
7 4 (7.84%) Hibernate
8 3 (5.88%) Akka
8 3 (5.88%) JPA
8 3 (5.88%) Middleware
8 3 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Animation
1 6 (11.76%) Virtual Team
2 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.88%) User Experience
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (1.96%) Clustering
4 1 (1.96%) Fintech
4 1 (1.96%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 35 (68.63%) Linux
2 8 (15.69%) Unix
3 7 (13.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (11.76%) CentOS
5 4 (7.84%) Windows
6 3 (5.88%) DC/OS
6 3 (5.88%) Fedora
6 3 (5.88%) Solaris
6 3 (5.88%) Ubuntu
6 3 (5.88%) Windows Server
6 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.96%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (60.78%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (56.86%) DevOps
3 27 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (27.45%) Continuous Deployment
5 12 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (23.53%) Deployment Automation
6 11 (21.57%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (17.65%) Configuration Management
8 8 (15.69%) Immutable Infrastructure
8 8 (15.69%) Technical Leadership
9 7 (13.73%) BDD
9 7 (13.73%) Computer Science
10 6 (11.76%) Game Development
10 6 (11.76%) SDLC
10 6 (11.76%) Service Delivery
11 5 (9.80%) TDD
12 4 (7.84%) Open Source
12 4 (7.84%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 3 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
13 3 (5.88%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (41.18%) Java
2 18 (35.29%) Python
3 9 (17.65%) SQL
4 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
5 6 (11.76%) TypeScript
6 4 (7.84%) Scala
7 3 (5.88%) Clojure
7 3 (5.88%) Groovy
7 3 (5.88%) Ruby
8 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.96%) C
9 1 (1.96%) C#
9 1 (1.96%) C++
9 1 (1.96%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) Degree
2 7 (13.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (82.35%) Docker
2 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (5.88%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.96%) iptables
Systems Management
1 26 (50.98%) Ansible
2 12 (23.53%) Terraform
3 11 (21.57%) Packer
4 10 (19.61%) Puppet
5 8 (15.69%) Prometheus
6 6 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (5.88%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (5.88%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) Atlassian
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.73%) IBM
3 6 (11.76%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.84%) Google
4 4 (7.84%) VMware
5 3 (5.88%) New Relic
5 3 (5.88%) Splunk
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle