Period
to 13 October 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 13 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
UK > Wales
6 months to
13 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 84 95 136
Rank change year-on-year +11 +41 -
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 45 40 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.45% 1.99% 0.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.86% 21.28% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 38 34 1
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £49,039 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.24% -6.59% -
10th Percentile £30,125 £35,750 £48,750
90th Percentile £57,825 £64,625 £56,250
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -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 Wales with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 174 188 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 9.46% 9.36% 9.34%
Number of salaries quoted 141 162 161
Wales median annual salary £38,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.44% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,250 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £57,946
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +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 13 October 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 13 October 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 +4 39 £45,000 - 9
West Wales +15 5 £43,750 -10.78%
Kubernetes
UK

For the 6 months to 13 October 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 41 (91.11%) Docker
2 26 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (51.11%) DevOps
4 20 (44.44%) Java
5 19 (42.22%) Azure
6 17 (37.78%) AWS
6 17 (37.78%) Ansible
7 15 (33.33%) Linux
8 14 (31.11%) Git (software)
9 13 (28.89%) SQL
10 12 (26.67%) Python
10 12 (26.67%) AngularJS
10 12 (26.67%) GCP
11 11 (24.44%) Microservices
12 10 (22.22%) JSON
13 9 (20.00%) Puppet
13 9 (20.00%) Windows
13 9 (20.00%) Jenkins
14 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
14 8 (17.78%) Scrum
14 8 (17.78%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (17.78%) PowerShell
15 7 (15.56%) JIRA
15 7 (15.56%) Bash Shell
15 7 (15.56%) AWS CloudFormation
15 7 (15.56%) React
15 7 (15.56%) Terraform
16 6 (13.33%) Front End Development
16 6 (13.33%) Go
16 6 (13.33%) OpenShift

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 5 (11.11%) Confluence
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (8.89%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 19 (42.22%) Azure
2 17 (37.78%) AWS
3 12 (26.67%) GCP
4 7 (15.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (13.33%) OpenShift
6 4 (8.89%) npm
6 4 (8.89%) Serverless
7 2 (4.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (4.44%) Amazon ECS
7 2 (4.44%) Amazon S3
7 2 (4.44%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (4.44%) CloudFront
8 1 (2.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (2.22%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (2.22%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 1 (2.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) DNS
1 1 (2.22%) HTTPS
1 1 (2.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.89%) MySQL
3 2 (4.44%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (31.11%) Git (software)
2 9 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (15.56%) JIRA
4 5 (11.11%) JUnit
4 5 (11.11%) Maven
5 4 (8.89%) IntelliJ
5 4 (8.89%) Jasmine
5 4 (8.89%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (4.44%) Spinnaker
7 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Legal
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Developer
2 10 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (8.89%) Lead Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Software Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Web Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Applications Support
6 3 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (6.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.67%) AngularJS
2 10 (22.22%) JSON
3 7 (15.56%) React
4 6 (13.33%) .NET
4 6 (13.33%) REST
4 6 (13.33%) SOAP
5 5 (11.11%) Java EE
5 5 (11.11%) JAX-RS
5 5 (11.11%) Node.js
5 5 (11.11%) RESTful
6 4 (8.89%) OAuth
6 4 (8.89%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (8.89%) Vaadin
7 3 (6.67%) React Native
7 3 (6.67%) Web Services
8 2 (4.44%) Hibernate
8 2 (4.44%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (4.44%) Spring
8 2 (4.44%) Spring Boot
9 1 (2.22%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.67%) Cloud Native
3 2 (4.44%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (4.44%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 15 (33.33%) Linux
2 9 (20.00%) Windows
3 4 (8.89%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.67%) Ubuntu
5 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.22%) CentOS
6 1 (2.22%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (51.11%) DevOps
3 11 (24.44%) Microservices
4 8 (17.78%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (17.78%) Scrum
5 6 (13.33%) Front End Development
6 5 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (11.11%) Epics
6 5 (11.11%) ITIL
6 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 5 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.89%) SOA
7 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
8 3 (6.67%) Fintech
8 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 3 (6.67%) ITIL V3
8 3 (6.67%) Task Automation
9 2 (4.44%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (44.44%) Java
2 13 (28.89%) SQL
3 12 (26.67%) Python
4 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
4 8 (17.78%) PowerShell
5 7 (15.56%) Bash Shell
6 6 (13.33%) Go
7 5 (11.11%) Java 8
8 4 (8.89%) Shell Script
8 4 (8.89%) TypeScript
9 3 (6.67%) C#
10 2 (4.44%) C
10 2 (4.44%) Ruby
11 1 (2.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) LPIC
1 3 (6.67%) MCSA
1 3 (6.67%) MCSE
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.22%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 41 (91.11%) Docker
2 3 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (37.78%) Ansible
2 9 (20.00%) Puppet
3 7 (15.56%) Terraform
4 5 (11.11%) Mesos
4 5 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (6.67%) Istio
5 3 (6.67%) vCenter Server
6 1 (2.22%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (2.22%) Salt
6 1 (2.22%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (2.22%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Google
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle
3 4 (8.89%) VMware
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.22%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.22%) Talend