Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 20 80 77
Rank change year-on-year +60 -3 +58
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 76 53 52
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 7.99% 2.80% 2.70%
As % of the Systems Management category 51.01% 28.96% 30.95%
Number of salaries quoted 92 48 55
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £49,039
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -8.24% -1.92%
10th Percentile £38,750 £30,000 £33,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £63,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -

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 149 183 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 15.67% 9.67% 8.73%
Number of salaries quoted 130 150 142
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +1.91%
10th Percentile £35,000 £29,129 £29,351
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +9.52%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +49 61 £47,500 +5.56% 13
West Wales +18 13 £45,000 +7.14% 3
Kubernetes
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 64 (84.21%) Docker
2 48 (63.16%) DevOps
3 35 (46.05%) Linux
4 33 (43.42%) Terraform
5 32 (42.11%) Azure
6 29 (38.16%) AWS
7 28 (36.84%) Puppet
7 28 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (31.58%) Git (software)
10 22 (28.95%) Scrum
11 20 (26.32%) Python
12 19 (25.00%) Ansible
12 19 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
13 18 (23.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 17 (22.37%) Opscode Chef
14 17 (22.37%) Red Hat
14 17 (22.37%) Migration
15 16 (21.05%) Windows
15 16 (21.05%) Java
15 16 (21.05%) CentOS
15 16 (21.05%) Microservices
15 16 (21.05%) Jenkins
15 16 (21.05%) Deployment Automation
16 14 (18.42%) Elasticsearch
16 14 (18.42%) Patch Management
16 14 (18.42%) OpenShift
16 14 (18.42%) Performance Monitoring
16 14 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
16 14 (18.42%) VMware

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 14 (18.42%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (15.79%) Apache
2 12 (15.79%) Apache Spark
3 8 (10.53%) Tomcat
4 6 (7.89%) Site Server
5 5 (6.58%) Confluence
6 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 32 (42.11%) Azure
2 29 (38.16%) AWS
3 19 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 14 (18.42%) OpenShift
5 9 (11.84%) GCP
6 5 (6.58%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (6.58%) GitHub
6 5 (6.58%) Office 365
7 4 (5.26%) Stackdriver
8 3 (3.95%) Amazon EKS
8 3 (3.95%) Datadog
8 3 (3.95%) Serverless
9 2 (2.63%) Amazon S3
9 2 (2.63%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (2.63%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.53%) NetScaler
2 6 (7.89%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.53%) Hadoop
2 7 (9.21%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (7.89%) MongoDB
4 5 (6.58%) Big Data
5 3 (3.95%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.95%) Neo4j
6 2 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.32%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.32%) BigQuery
7 1 (1.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (31.58%) Git (software)
2 16 (21.05%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.89%) JIRA
4 4 (5.26%) Bitbucket
4 4 (5.26%) Cucumber
4 4 (5.26%) Gradle
5 2 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.63%) git-flow
5 2 (2.63%) JUnit
5 2 (2.63%) SonarQube
5 2 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.32%) Maven
6 1 (1.32%) Mockito
6 1 (1.32%) Spinnaker
6 1 (1.32%) Travis CI
General
1 10 (13.16%) Advertising
2 8 (10.53%) Finance
3 5 (6.58%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.32%) Electronics
4 1 (1.32%) Games
4 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.32%) Marketing
4 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (26.32%) Developer
1 20 (26.32%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (23.68%) AWS Engineer
3 16 (21.05%) AWS DevOps
3 16 (21.05%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 16 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
4 12 (15.79%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (15.79%) Senior Developer
5 8 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 8 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Digital Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Digital Transformation
6 4 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Java Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (2.63%) .NET Developer
8 2 (2.63%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.79%) Spring
2 8 (10.53%) JMS
3 7 (9.21%) .NET
3 7 (9.21%) Spring Boot
4 6 (7.89%) Node.js
5 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET
5 5 (6.58%) Web Services
6 4 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (5.26%) RESTful
6 4 (5.26%) Spring Integration
7 3 (3.95%) Dropwizard
8 2 (2.63%) Apollo GraphQL
8 2 (2.63%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (2.63%) GraphQL
8 2 (2.63%) Next.js
8 2 (2.63%) React
9 1 (1.32%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (1.32%) REST
9 1 (1.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.89%) Clustering
3 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.32%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 35 (46.05%) Linux
2 16 (21.05%) CentOS
2 16 (21.05%) Windows
3 13 (17.11%) Windows Server
4 6 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.63%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (63.16%) DevOps
2 28 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (28.95%) Scrum
5 18 (23.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 17 (22.37%) Migration
7 16 (21.05%) Deployment Automation
7 16 (21.05%) Microservices
8 14 (18.42%) Patch Management
8 14 (18.42%) Performance Monitoring
8 14 (18.42%) Service Management
9 11 (14.47%) ITIL
10 10 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (13.16%) Infrastructure as Code
10 10 (13.16%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 8 (10.53%) Antivirus Management
11 8 (10.53%) Application Performance Monitoring
11 8 (10.53%) Business Continuity
11 8 (10.53%) Capacity Management
11 8 (10.53%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (26.32%) Python
2 16 (21.05%) Java
3 10 (13.16%) PowerShell
4 9 (11.84%) Bash Shell
5 7 (9.21%) SQL
6 4 (5.26%) TypeScript
7 3 (3.95%) C#
7 3 (3.95%) Java 8
7 3 (3.95%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.95%) Ruby
8 2 (2.63%) C
8 2 (2.63%) Go
8 2 (2.63%) Groovy
9 1 (1.32%) Perl
9 1 (1.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) RHCE
2 5 (6.58%) SC Cleared
2 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) MCSD
3 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.32%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.63%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 64 (84.21%) Docker
2 14 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.53%) Active Directory
3 8 (10.53%) vSphere
3 8 (10.53%) XenApp
3 8 (10.53%) XenDesktop
4 6 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 33 (43.42%) Terraform
2 28 (36.84%) Puppet
3 19 (25.00%) Ansible
4 17 (22.37%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (7.89%) vCenter Server
6 4 (5.26%) Grafana
7 3 (3.95%) Istio
8 2 (2.63%) Mesos
8 2 (2.63%) Opsgenie
Vendors
1 17 (22.37%) Red Hat
2 14 (18.42%) VMware
3 8 (10.53%) F5
4 6 (7.89%) Google
5 4 (5.26%) ServiceNow
5 4 (5.26%) Splunk
6 3 (3.95%) Atlassian
6 3 (3.95%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.95%) Oracle
7 1 (1.32%) SAP
7 1 (1.32%) Veeam