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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 15 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
UK > Wales
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 33 26 23
Rank change year-on-year -7 -3 +67
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 132 121 87
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 6.95% 8.43% 8.75%
As % of the Systems Management category 56.90% 46.36% 54.38%
Number of salaries quoted 91 113 79
10th Percentile £45,150 £33,015 £29,800
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -8.16%
75th Percentile £69,375 £60,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £56,300
UK median annual salary £76,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +9.29% - -

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 232 261 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 12.22% 18.19% 16.10%
Number of salaries quoted 134 209 142
10th Percentile £35,960 £32,250 £29,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% - +20.00%
75th Percentile £62,653 £57,500 £53,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £69,224 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +6.50% +8.33% +4.35%

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 15 August 2022.

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 15 August 2022. 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
Jobs
South Wales +3 84 £55,000 +4.76% 8
West Wales -13 22 £50,000 +11.11% 1
North Wales - 21 - -
Kubernetes
UK

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, 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.

1 114 (86.36%) Docker
2 64 (48.48%) DevOps
2 64 (48.48%) Agile
3 61 (46.21%) Azure
4 54 (40.91%) AWS
4 54 (40.91%) Python
5 46 (34.85%) Software Engineering
6 41 (31.06%) Containerisation
7 39 (29.55%) Ansible
8 36 (27.27%) Linux
9 35 (26.52%) Jenkins
10 34 (25.76%) React
11 33 (25.00%) Puppet
12 32 (24.24%) Terraform
13 29 (21.97%) GCP
13 29 (21.97%) CI/CD
14 28 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
15 26 (19.70%) Finance
15 26 (19.70%) Azure DevOps
16 25 (18.94%) Machine Learning
16 25 (18.94%) Java
16 25 (18.94%) JavaScript
16 25 (18.94%) SQL
16 25 (18.94%) Tomcat
16 25 (18.94%) Computer Science
17 24 (18.18%) Microservices
17 24 (18.18%) Infrastructure as Code
18 23 (17.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 22 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
19 22 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

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 25 (18.94%) Tomcat
2 19 (14.39%) Apache
2 19 (14.39%) Apache Spark
3 5 (3.79%) nginx
4 4 (3.03%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.27%) Confluence
6 1 (0.76%) Camunda
Cloud Services
1 61 (46.21%) Azure
2 54 (40.91%) AWS
3 29 (21.97%) GCP
4 26 (19.70%) Azure DevOps
5 20 (15.15%) OpenShift
6 16 (12.12%) AWS CloudFormation
7 11 (8.33%) Pulumi
8 9 (6.82%) Azure AKS
9 8 (6.06%) SaaS
10 7 (5.30%) Serverless
11 6 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (3.79%) Amazon S3
12 5 (3.79%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (2.27%) GitHub
14 2 (1.52%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 2 (1.52%) Azure Monitor
14 2 (1.52%) Datadog
14 2 (1.52%) PaaS
15 1 (0.76%) Amazon ECS
15 1 (0.76%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.76%) Broadband
1 1 (0.76%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.39%) Hadoop
2 17 (12.88%) Data Hub
2 17 (12.88%) Neo4j
3 10 (7.58%) NoSQL
4 8 (6.06%) MongoDB
4 8 (6.06%) MySQL
5 7 (5.30%) Redis
5 7 (5.30%) SQL Server
6 6 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (3.79%) Amazon Aurora
8 4 (3.03%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.52%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (1.52%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.76%) Amazon Athena
11 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.76%) Power BI
11 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 35 (26.52%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.79%) GitLab
3 5 (3.79%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (2.27%) JIRA
4 3 (2.27%) JUnit
5 2 (1.52%) Mockito
5 2 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.52%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.76%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.76%) Burp Suite
6 1 (0.76%) CircleCI
6 1 (0.76%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.76%) Gradle
6 1 (0.76%) Selenium
6 1 (0.76%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.76%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.76%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.76%) TestNG
General
1 26 (19.70%) Finance
2 22 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (14.39%) Advertising
4 13 (9.85%) Social Skills
5 9 (6.82%) Retail
6 8 (6.06%) Games
7 6 (4.55%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 5 (3.79%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.76%) Banking
9 1 (0.76%) Influencing Skills
9 1 (0.76%) Tech for Good
Job Titles
1 34 (25.76%) Software Engineer
2 24 (18.18%) Developer
3 19 (14.39%) DevOps Engineer
3 19 (14.39%) Linux Engineer
3 19 (14.39%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 18 (13.64%) Graduate
5 17 (12.88%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 16 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (12.12%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (12.12%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (8.33%) Platform Engineer
8 10 (7.58%) AWS Engineer
9 9 (6.82%) Azure Engineer
9 9 (6.82%) Cloud Platform Engineer
9 9 (6.82%) Senior Software Engineer
10 8 (6.06%) Full Stack Developer
11 7 (5.30%) AWS Platform Engineer
11 7 (5.30%) Cloud Engineer
12 6 (4.55%) GCP Engineer
12 6 (4.55%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (25.76%) React
2 21 (15.91%) JMS
2 21 (15.91%) REST
3 19 (14.39%) .NET
4 18 (13.64%) Django
5 17 (12.88%) Elastic Stack
6 14 (10.61%) AngularJS
7 12 (9.09%) GraphQL
8 10 (7.58%) Node.js
9 9 (6.82%) Vue.js
10 8 (6.06%) .NET Core
10 8 (6.06%) .NET Framework
10 8 (6.06%) TensorFlow
11 7 (5.30%) Spring
12 6 (4.55%) RESTful
13 5 (3.79%) HTML
13 5 (3.79%) LAMP
13 5 (3.79%) LEMP Stack
13 5 (3.79%) Web Services
14 4 (3.03%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.85%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (6.06%) Tandem
2 8 (6.06%) Virtual Team
3 7 (5.30%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.79%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (1.52%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.52%) IoT
5 2 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.52%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.76%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.76%) Digital TV
6 1 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 36 (27.27%) Linux
2 20 (15.15%) CentOS
3 5 (3.79%) Windows
4 2 (1.52%) VMS
5 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (48.48%) Agile
1 64 (48.48%) DevOps
2 46 (34.85%) Software Engineering
3 41 (31.06%) Containerisation
4 29 (21.97%) CI/CD
5 28 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (18.94%) Computer Science
6 25 (18.94%) Machine Learning
7 24 (18.18%) Infrastructure as Code
7 24 (18.18%) Microservices
8 23 (17.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 22 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
10 21 (15.91%) Analytics
10 21 (15.91%) Project Delivery
10 21 (15.91%) Scrum
11 19 (14.39%) Application Performance Monitoring
11 19 (14.39%) Performance Monitoring
12 18 (13.64%) Configuration Management
12 18 (13.64%) Web Development
13 17 (12.88%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 54 (40.91%) Python
2 25 (18.94%) Java
2 25 (18.94%) JavaScript
2 25 (18.94%) SQL
3 21 (15.91%) C#
3 21 (15.91%) TypeScript
4 19 (14.39%) Go
5 13 (9.85%) Bash
6 11 (8.33%) Ruby
7 8 (6.06%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.03%) Groovy
9 3 (2.27%) Apex Code
9 3 (2.27%) Scala
10 2 (1.52%) PHP
11 1 (0.76%) Perl
11 1 (0.76%) Rust
11 1 (0.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (14.39%) RHCE
2 17 (12.88%) PhD
3 6 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.79%) AWS Certification
5 3 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.61%) QA
2 2 (1.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 114 (86.36%) Docker
2 19 (14.39%) Active Directory
2 19 (14.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (12.12%) GlusterFS
3 16 (12.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 39 (29.55%) Ansible
2 33 (25.00%) Puppet
3 32 (24.24%) Terraform
4 13 (9.85%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (5.30%) Prometheus
6 4 (3.03%) Grafana
7 1 (0.76%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.76%) Graylog
7 1 (0.76%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.76%) Istio
7 1 (0.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (14.39%) Red Hat
1 19 (14.39%) VMware
2 16 (12.12%) F5
3 12 (9.09%) Google
4 7 (5.30%) SaltStack
5 6 (4.55%) Microsoft
6 5 (3.79%) Apple
7 3 (2.27%) New Relic
7 3 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.52%) Dataiku
8 2 (1.52%) IBM
9 1 (0.76%) Checkmarx
9 1 (0.76%) Databricks
9 1 (0.76%) Perforce
9 1 (0.76%) Splunk
9 1 (0.76%) Veracode