Period
to 6 June 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 6 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
UK > Wales
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 35 83 114
Rank change year-on-year +48 +31 -
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 94 33 16
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 6.58% 1.94% 0.88%
As % of the Systems Management category 54.02% 27.27% 10.32%
Number of salaries quoted 84 34 12
Median annual salary £44,190 £49,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.73% +14.45% -
10th Percentile £29,300 £33,575 £35,125
90th Percentile £62,500 £64,750 £47,500
UK median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% -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 174 121 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 12.18% 7.11% 8.48%
Number of salaries quoted 149 111 122
Median annual salary £45,000 £38,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.88% -9.41% -5.56%
10th Percentile £29,800 £26,750 £29,300
90th Percentile £62,687 £61,250 £57,500
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 6 June 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 6 June 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 +51 77 £44,000 -16.19% 7
West Wales -4 8 £37,500 -16.67% 6
North Wales - 5 - -
Mid Wales - 1 - - 1
Kubernetes
UK

For the 6 months to 6 June 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 73 (77.66%) Docker
2 53 (56.38%) DevOps
2 53 (56.38%) Azure
3 49 (52.13%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (42.55%) Java
5 38 (40.43%) AWS
6 29 (30.85%) Spring
7 28 (29.79%) Linux
8 25 (26.60%) Jenkins
9 24 (25.53%) Git (software)
10 23 (24.47%) Test Automation
11 22 (23.40%) Web Services
12 21 (22.34%) SOAP
12 21 (22.34%) SQL Server
12 21 (22.34%) REST
13 19 (20.21%) OpenShift
14 18 (19.15%) SQL
14 18 (19.15%) Scrum
15 17 (18.09%) Red Hat
15 17 (18.09%) GCP
15 17 (18.09%) PowerShell
16 16 (17.02%) Scala
16 16 (17.02%) Ansible
16 16 (17.02%) Performance Optimisation
16 16 (17.02%) IBM
16 16 (17.02%) Python
16 16 (17.02%) JIRA
16 16 (17.02%) Continuous Deployment
17 15 (15.96%) Tomcat
17 15 (15.96%) 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 15 (15.96%) Tomcat
2 14 (14.89%) WebSphere
3 11 (11.70%) Confluence
4 6 (6.38%) OpenStack
5 5 (5.32%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.13%) IBM Domino
7 1 (1.06%) Apache
7 1 (1.06%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 53 (56.38%) Azure
2 38 (40.43%) AWS
3 19 (20.21%) OpenShift
4 17 (18.09%) GCP
5 13 (13.83%) PaaS
6 7 (7.45%) IaaS
6 7 (7.45%) SaaS
7 5 (5.32%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (5.32%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (4.26%) GitHub
9 2 (2.13%) Amazon S3
9 2 (2.13%) Slack
10 1 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (1.06%) Amazon EKS
10 1 (1.06%) Azure Functions
10 1 (1.06%) BrowserStack
10 1 (1.06%) Datadog
10 1 (1.06%) Logic Apps
10 1 (1.06%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.38%) DNS
1 6 (6.38%) VPN
2 5 (5.32%) DHCP
2 5 (5.32%) Firewall
2 5 (5.32%) Network Security
3 1 (1.06%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
3 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.06%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (22.34%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (10.64%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (9.57%) MongoDB
4 9 (9.57%) MySQL
5 6 (6.38%) DB2
5 6 (6.38%) Hadoop
6 5 (5.32%) Oracle Database
6 5 (5.32%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.13%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.06%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (1.06%) Big Data
8 1 (1.06%) Blockchain
8 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.06%) Redis
8 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.06%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 25 (26.60%) Jenkins
2 24 (25.53%) Git (software)
3 16 (17.02%) JIRA
4 8 (8.51%) Maven
5 5 (5.32%) Cucumber
5 5 (5.32%) JUnit
5 5 (5.32%) SonarQube
5 5 (5.32%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.13%) GitLab
6 2 (2.13%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.13%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.06%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.06%) Hudson
7 1 (1.06%) JMeter
7 1 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.06%) Postman
7 1 (1.06%) Selenium
7 1 (1.06%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.06%) Spinnaker
7 1 (1.06%) webpack
General
1 15 (15.96%) Finance
2 9 (9.57%) Retail
3 5 (5.32%) Banking
4 4 (4.26%) Public Sector
5 3 (3.19%) Games
6 1 (1.06%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (43.62%) Developer
2 22 (23.40%) Java Developer
3 18 (19.15%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (13.83%) Senior Developer
5 12 (12.77%) Systems Administrator
6 11 (11.70%) Software Developer
7 9 (9.57%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (8.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 7 (7.45%) Administrator
10 6 (6.38%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (6.38%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 6 (6.38%) Software Engineer
10 6 (6.38%) Technical Leader
11 5 (5.32%) Cloud Specialist
11 5 (5.32%) Java Scala Developer
11 5 (5.32%) Oracle Developer
11 5 (5.32%) Scala Developer
11 5 (5.32%) Senior Software Developer
11 5 (5.32%) Technical Specialist
12 4 (4.26%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (30.85%) Spring
2 22 (23.40%) Web Services
3 21 (22.34%) REST
3 21 (22.34%) SOAP
4 14 (14.89%) IBM Integration Bus
4 14 (14.89%) Play Framework
5 12 (12.77%) Java SE
5 12 (12.77%) Spring Boot
6 10 (10.64%) AngularJS
7 8 (8.51%) .NET
8 7 (7.45%) JSON
9 5 (5.32%) .NET Core
9 5 (5.32%) Dropwizard
9 5 (5.32%) React
10 4 (4.26%) Apache Camel
10 4 (4.26%) FIX Protocol
10 4 (4.26%) Hibernate
10 4 (4.26%) JDBC
10 4 (4.26%) XML
10 4 (4.26%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.45%) Cloud Native
1 7 (7.45%) Public Cloud
2 6 (6.38%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (6.38%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (5.32%) Clustering
4 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.06%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (29.79%) Linux
2 14 (14.89%) Windows
3 8 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (5.32%) CentOS
4 5 (5.32%) SUSE
4 5 (5.32%) Ubuntu
4 5 (5.32%) Unix
5 1 (1.06%) Android
5 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.06%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (56.38%) DevOps
2 49 (52.13%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (24.47%) Test Automation
4 18 (19.15%) Scrum
5 16 (17.02%) Continuous Deployment
5 16 (17.02%) Performance Optimisation
6 13 (13.83%) Infrastructure as Code
6 13 (13.83%) Microservices
7 11 (11.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (11.70%) Unit Testing
8 10 (10.64%) SDLC
9 7 (7.45%) BDD
9 7 (7.45%) Collaborative Working
10 6 (6.38%) API Development
10 6 (6.38%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (6.38%) ITIL
10 6 (6.38%) Software Engineering
10 6 (6.38%) Sprint Planning
11 5 (5.32%) Decision-Making
11 5 (5.32%) Insurtech
Programming Languages
1 40 (42.55%) Java
2 18 (19.15%) SQL
3 17 (18.09%) PowerShell
4 16 (17.02%) Python
4 16 (17.02%) Scala
5 15 (15.96%) JavaScript
6 11 (11.70%) Bash Shell
7 9 (9.57%) C#
8 7 (7.45%) Java 8
9 6 (6.38%) Go
10 5 (5.32%) PL/SQL
11 4 (4.26%) XPath
12 3 (3.19%) Ruby
13 2 (2.13%) TypeScript
14 1 (1.06%) C
14 1 (1.06%) C++
14 1 (1.06%) Objective-C
14 1 (1.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (5.32%) Degree
1 5 (5.32%) SC Cleared
1 5 (5.32%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.06%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.06%) ISACA
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.06%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (6.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (2.13%) QA
4 1 (1.06%) NIST
System Software
1 73 (77.66%) Docker
2 6 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (17.02%) Ansible
2 12 (12.77%) Terraform
3 9 (9.57%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (6.38%) SCCM
5 5 (5.32%) Grafana
6 4 (4.26%) Prometheus
6 4 (4.26%) Puppet
7 2 (2.13%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (2.13%) Kubeflow
8 1 (1.06%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.06%) Kibana
8 1 (1.06%) Rancher
8 1 (1.06%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (18.09%) Red Hat
2 16 (17.02%) IBM
3 12 (12.77%) Microsoft
4 8 (8.51%) VMware
5 5 (5.32%) Oracle
6 4 (4.26%) Google
7 2 (2.13%) MuleSoft
7 2 (2.13%) Splunk
7 2 (2.13%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.06%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.06%) Dynatrace
8 1 (1.06%) Spotify
8 1 (1.06%) TOWER Software