Period
to 20 October 2018

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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Kubernetes (K8s)
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 131 -
Rank change year-on-year +43 - -
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 43 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.15% 0.10% -
As % of the Systems Management category 23.63% 1.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 39 1 0
Wales median annual salary £49,039 £52,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.59% - -
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - -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 182 177 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 9.10% 9.18% 8.27%
Number of salaries quoted 158 156 137
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £41,875 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.46% +4.69% +14.29%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,909 £22,650
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,946 £56,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

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 20 October 2018.

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 20 October 2018. 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 +24 33 £45,000 -14.29% 6
West Wales - 8 £49,039 - 1
Mid Wales - 2 £36,000 -
Kubernetes
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, 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 33 (76.74%) Docker
2 32 (74.42%) Linux
3 28 (65.12%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (58.14%) DevOps
5 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (44.19%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (44.19%) Ansible
7 15 (34.88%) Microsoft Azure
8 14 (32.56%) Python
9 13 (30.23%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (27.91%) Java
11 11 (25.58%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (25.58%) Deployment Automation
12 10 (23.26%) Continuous Deployment
12 10 (23.26%) Web Services
13 9 (20.93%) Bitbucket
13 9 (20.93%) Git (software)
13 9 (20.93%) JIRA
13 9 (20.93%) Continuous Delivery
14 8 (18.60%) Packer
14 8 (18.60%) Elastic Stack
14 8 (18.60%) Terraform
14 8 (18.60%) Prometheus
14 8 (18.60%) Immutable Infrastructure
14 8 (18.60%) Spinnaker
14 8 (18.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 8 (18.60%) Atlassian
14 8 (18.60%) Confluence
14 8 (18.60%) Jenkins
14 8 (18.60%) Microsoft

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 8 (18.60%) Confluence
2 5 (11.63%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.33%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 28 (65.12%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (34.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (30.23%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (13.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (6.98%) GitHub
6 2 (4.65%) SaaS
7 1 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) SMS
2 3 (6.98%) Firewall
2 3 (6.98%) RTP
2 3 (6.98%) VoIP
2 3 (6.98%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.33%) LAN
3 1 (2.33%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (2.33%) OpenVPN
3 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.65%) Redis
3 1 (2.33%) Couchbase
3 1 (2.33%) Hazelcast
3 1 (2.33%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Bitbucket
1 9 (20.93%) Git (software)
1 9 (20.93%) JIRA
2 8 (18.60%) Jenkins
2 8 (18.60%) Spinnaker
3 5 (11.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (6.98%) GitLab
4 3 (6.98%) Maven
5 2 (4.65%) JUnit
5 2 (4.65%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (4.65%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.33%) Travis CI
6 1 (2.33%) webpack
General
1 4 (9.30%) Games
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Back Office
3 1 (2.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Cloud Engineer
1 9 (20.93%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Developer
2 8 (18.60%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Lead Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Java Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Elasticsearch Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Linux Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (4.65%) NoSQL Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Release Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Site Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.65%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) Web Services
2 8 (18.60%) Elastic Stack
3 6 (13.95%) .NET
3 6 (13.95%) Spring
4 5 (11.63%) Spring Boot
5 3 (6.98%) React
6 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.65%) CSS
6 2 (4.65%) HTML
6 2 (4.65%) HTML5 Canvas
6 2 (4.65%) jQuery
6 2 (4.65%) Node.js
6 2 (4.65%) REST
6 2 (4.65%) Sass
6 2 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (4.65%) WebGL
7 1 (2.33%) Akka
7 1 (2.33%) Django
7 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.33%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Animation
2 2 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.65%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.33%) Fintech
3 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (74.42%) Linux
2 5 (11.63%) CentOS
3 4 (9.30%) Solaris
4 3 (6.98%) SUSE
4 3 (6.98%) Unix
5 2 (4.65%) Ubuntu
5 2 (4.65%) Windows
6 1 (2.33%) DC/OS
6 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (58.14%) DevOps
2 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (44.19%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (25.58%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (25.58%) Deployment Automation
5 10 (23.26%) Continuous Deployment
6 9 (20.93%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (18.60%) Immutable Infrastructure
7 8 (18.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 7 (16.28%) BDD
9 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
9 5 (11.63%) TDD
10 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
10 3 (6.98%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 2 (4.65%) Auto-Scaling
11 2 (4.65%) Data Analysis
11 2 (4.65%) Game Development
11 2 (4.65%) Microservices
11 2 (4.65%) SDLC
11 2 (4.65%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (32.56%) Python
2 12 (27.91%) Java
3 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.98%) SQL
4 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.65%) Scala
4 2 (4.65%) TypeScript
5 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.33%) C
5 1 (2.33%) Clojure
5 1 (2.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 33 (76.74%) Docker
2 4 (9.30%) KVM
2 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.98%) Xen
4 1 (2.33%) Dovecot
4 1 (2.33%) DRBD
4 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.33%) iptables
4 1 (2.33%) QEMU
4 1 (2.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 19 (44.19%) Ansible
2 8 (18.60%) Packer
2 8 (18.60%) Prometheus
2 8 (18.60%) Terraform
3 5 (11.63%) Puppet
4 3 (6.98%) Salt
5 1 (2.33%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (2.33%) Icinga
5 1 (2.33%) Munin
5 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Atlassian
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
1 8 (18.60%) Red Hat
2 6 (13.95%) IBM
3 4 (9.30%) VMware
4 3 (6.98%) Brocade
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle
6 1 (2.33%) Google