Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 15 82 96
Rank change year-on-year +67 +14 +36
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 85 40 45
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 11.66% 2.18% 2.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 55.92% 23.26% 24.19%
Number of salaries quoted 89 37 41
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £49,039
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -8.24% -6.59%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £33,000
90th Percentile £56,500 £57,600 £63,750
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 152 172 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 20.85% 9.37% 9.22%
Number of salaries quoted 141 140 160
Median annual salary £45,000 £38,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.88% -14.44% +9.42%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £63,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +63 67 £47,500 +5.56% 7
West Wales +18 16 £45,000 +5.88%
Kubernetes
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 61 (71.76%) Docker
2 54 (63.53%) DevOps
3 40 (47.06%) AWS
4 36 (42.35%) Linux
5 33 (38.82%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (35.29%) Azure
7 29 (34.12%) Jenkins
8 28 (32.94%) GCP
9 26 (30.59%) Git (software)
9 26 (30.59%) Java
10 25 (29.41%) Terraform
11 23 (27.06%) Ansible
11 23 (27.06%) Python
12 22 (25.88%) Red Hat
13 21 (24.71%) VMware
14 20 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
14 20 (23.53%) OpenShift
15 18 (21.18%) Google
16 17 (20.00%) Puppet
16 17 (20.00%) Service Management
16 17 (20.00%) Spring
16 17 (20.00%) SQL
16 17 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
16 17 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 16 (18.82%) Apache Spark
17 16 (18.82%) Apache
18 15 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
18 15 (17.65%) Windows
19 14 (16.47%) PowerShell
19 14 (16.47%) CentOS

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 17 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (18.82%) Apache
2 16 (18.82%) Apache Spark
3 9 (10.59%) Tomcat
4 8 (9.41%) Confluence
5 6 (7.06%) OpenStack
5 6 (7.06%) Site Server
6 2 (2.35%) IBM Domino
7 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 40 (47.06%) AWS
2 30 (35.29%) Azure
3 28 (32.94%) GCP
4 20 (23.53%) OpenShift
5 8 (9.41%) GitHub
5 8 (9.41%) PaaS
5 8 (9.41%) Stackdriver
6 5 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (4.71%) Slack
8 2 (2.35%) Amazon S3
8 2 (2.35%) SaaS
9 1 (1.18%) BrowserStack
9 1 (1.18%) IaaS
9 1 (1.18%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.41%) NetScaler
2 6 (7.06%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (16.47%) Hadoop
3 10 (11.76%) MongoDB
4 9 (10.59%) Big Data
5 7 (8.24%) MySQL
5 7 (8.24%) SQL Server
6 6 (7.06%) DB2
7 3 (3.53%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (3.53%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (3.53%) Neo4j
8 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (1.18%) BigQuery
9 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 29 (34.12%) Jenkins
2 26 (30.59%) Git (software)
3 10 (11.76%) JIRA
4 8 (9.41%) Gradle
5 7 (8.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (7.06%) Spinnaker
7 5 (5.88%) JUnit
8 4 (4.71%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.35%) Jasmine
9 2 (2.35%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (1.18%) Artifactory
10 1 (1.18%) Bitbucket
10 1 (1.18%) Hudson
10 1 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (1.18%) Postman
10 1 (1.18%) SonarQube
10 1 (1.18%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.18%) Travis CI
10 1 (1.18%) webpack
General
1 9 (10.59%) Advertising
2 8 (9.41%) Finance
2 8 (9.41%) Public Sector
3 6 (7.06%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (30.59%) Developer
2 18 (21.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (18.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (17.65%) Linux Engineer
5 12 (14.12%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (11.76%) Java Developer
6 10 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (10.59%) AWS Engineer
7 9 (10.59%) Senior Developer
8 8 (9.41%) Digital Developer
8 8 (9.41%) Digital Transformation
8 8 (9.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (9.41%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 7 (8.24%) Cloud Engineer
9 7 (8.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 6 (7.06%) Administrator
10 6 (7.06%) Platform Engineer
11 5 (5.88%) Cloud Developer
12 4 (4.71%) VMware Engineer
12 4 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.00%) Spring
2 9 (10.59%) Web Services
3 8 (9.41%) JMS
3 8 (9.41%) Node.js
3 8 (9.41%) RabbitMQ
3 8 (9.41%) SOAP
3 8 (9.41%) Spring Boot
3 8 (9.41%) Spring Integration
4 7 (8.24%) Dropwizard
4 7 (8.24%) REST
5 6 (7.06%) React
6 4 (4.71%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.53%) RESTful
8 2 (2.35%) JSON
8 2 (2.35%) Redux
9 1 (1.18%) Drools
9 1 (1.18%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (1.18%) IBM Integration Bus
9 1 (1.18%) Java SE
9 1 (1.18%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.41%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.06%) Clustering
3 5 (5.88%) Cloud Native
4 3 (3.53%) User Experience
5 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.18%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.18%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 36 (42.35%) Linux
2 15 (17.65%) Windows
3 14 (16.47%) CentOS
4 11 (12.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (9.41%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (63.53%) DevOps
2 33 (38.82%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 17 (20.00%) Service Management
4 14 (16.47%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (16.47%) Infrastructure as Code
4 14 (16.47%) Patch Management
4 14 (16.47%) Performance Monitoring
5 13 (15.29%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (15.29%) ITIL
6 12 (14.12%) Scrum
7 10 (11.76%) API Integration
8 9 (10.59%) ITSM
9 8 (9.41%) Antivirus Management
9 8 (9.41%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 8 (9.41%) Business Continuity
9 8 (9.41%) Capacity Management
9 8 (9.41%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 8 (9.41%) Microservices
9 8 (9.41%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (30.59%) Java
2 23 (27.06%) Python
3 17 (20.00%) SQL
4 14 (16.47%) PowerShell
5 7 (8.24%) Java 8
6 6 (7.06%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.88%) Bash Shell
7 5 (5.88%) Go
8 2 (2.35%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.35%) Scala
8 2 (2.35%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.18%) Perl
9 1 (1.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (9.41%) RHCE
1 8 (9.41%) SC Cleared
1 8 (9.41%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.06%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 61 (71.76%) Docker
2 20 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.41%) Active Directory
3 8 (9.41%) vSphere
3 8 (9.41%) XenApp
3 8 (9.41%) XenDesktop
4 6 (7.06%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (29.41%) Terraform
2 23 (27.06%) Ansible
3 17 (20.00%) Puppet
4 9 (10.59%) Grafana
4 9 (10.59%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (7.06%) SCCM
5 6 (7.06%) vCenter Server
6 2 (2.35%) Kubeflow
7 1 (1.18%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (1.18%) Mesos
7 1 (1.18%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.18%) Salt
Vendors
1 22 (25.88%) Red Hat
2 21 (24.71%) VMware
3 18 (21.18%) Google
4 8 (9.41%) F5
4 8 (9.41%) ServiceNow
4 8 (9.41%) Splunk
5 5 (5.88%) Oracle
6 1 (1.18%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.18%) Dynatrace
6 1 (1.18%) IBM
6 1 (1.18%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.18%) Samsung
6 1 (1.18%) Veeam