Period
to 29 July 2021

The median annual salary for a Kubernetes Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (K8s) Engineer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 246 173 262
Rank change year-on-year -73 +89 +53
Permanent jobs requiring a Kubernetes Engineer 7 13 14
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.37% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.39% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 14
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +18.18% -8.33% +33.33%
England median annual salary £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% +3.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 5,899 3,335 7,500
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.30% 94.42% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4,526 2,796 5,971
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

Kubernetes Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured Kubernetes Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes Engineer in the West Midlands

Kubernetes Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Kubernetes Engineer in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Kubernetes Engineer in the West Midlands

Kubernetes Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kubernetes Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 29 July 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
Worcestershire - 7 £65,000 -
Kubernetes Engineer
England

Kubernetes Engineer Skill Set
Top 7 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, Kubernetes Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Kubernetes Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (100.00%) AWS
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
1 7 (100.00%) GCP
1 7 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 7 (100.00%) Deployment Automation

Kubernetes Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) AWS
1 7 (100.00%) GCP
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (100.00%) Deployment Automation
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) Kubernetes