Period
to 27 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 31 38 146
Rank change year-on-year +7 +108 -15
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 87 63 5
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Sussex 6.99% 7.56% 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 55.77% 54.31% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 17 44 5
10th Percentile " £36,250 £29,750
25th Percentile £35,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £68,125 £77,500
90th Percentile " £80,000 £80,500
South East median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% -4.17% +9.09%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 156 116 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 12.54% 13.93% 10.01%
Number of salaries quoted 63 72 175
10th Percentile £28,800 £36,500 £41,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £43,438 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
75th Percentile £60,000 £67,500 £64,375
90th Percentile £67,500 £79,500 £94,250
South East median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing Kubernetes as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in West Sussex

Kubernetes
Salary Trend in West Sussex

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Kubernetes in West Sussex.

Salary trend for Kubernetes in West Sussex

Kubernetes
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Salary distribution for jobs citing Kubernetes in West Sussex over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Kubernetes in West Sussex

Kubernetes
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kubernetes within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 27 October 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
Crawley +17 34 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Gatwick -8 17 - - 2
Shoreham-by-Sea - 17 - -
East Grinstead - 8 - -
Horsham -2 5 £50,000 -16.67% 1
Haywards Heath - 2 - -
Pulborough - 1 - -
Burgess Hill - 1 £65,000 -
Kubernetes
South East

For the 6 months to 27 October 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 77 (88.51%) Docker
2 60 (68.97%) Azure
3 55 (63.22%) .NET
4 53 (60.92%) C#
5 49 (56.32%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (52.87%) SQL
7 42 (48.28%) HTML
8 41 (47.13%) Microservices
9 40 (45.98%) HTML5
10 39 (44.83%) .NET Core
11 38 (43.68%) DevOps
12 35 (40.23%) Software Engineering
13 33 (37.93%) Scrum
14 31 (35.63%) Test Automation
15 30 (34.48%) Python
16 29 (33.33%) VMware
17 28 (32.18%) JavaScript
18 27 (31.03%) REST
19 26 (29.89%) React
19 26 (29.89%) SQL Server
20 25 (28.74%) CSS
21 24 (27.59%) RabbitMQ
22 23 (26.44%) CSS3
22 23 (26.44%) C++
23 21 (24.14%) AWS
23 21 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
24 20 (22.99%) GCP
25 19 (21.84%) Cloud Native
25 19 (21.84%) Data Lake
25 19 (21.84%) Node.js

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 (9.20%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (8.05%) Apache
2 7 (8.05%) nginx
3 6 (6.90%) OpenStack
4 5 (5.75%) JBoss
4 5 (5.75%) Jetty
4 5 (5.75%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.30%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.30%) Jupyter
6 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 60 (68.97%) Azure
2 21 (24.14%) AWS
3 20 (22.99%) GCP
4 10 (11.49%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (9.20%) PaaS
6 4 (4.60%) BlazeMeter
7 3 (3.45%) GitHub
7 3 (3.45%) SaaS
8 2 (2.30%) Azure App Service
8 2 (2.30%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 2 (2.30%) Azure Functions
8 2 (2.30%) Azure Logic Apps
8 2 (2.30%) Azure Service Bus
8 2 (2.30%) Azure Storage
8 2 (2.30%) Serverless
9 1 (1.15%) GitHub Actions
9 1 (1.15%) OpenShift
9 1 (1.15%) Stripe
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (29.89%) SQL Server
2 19 (21.84%) Big Data
2 19 (21.84%) Data Lake
3 17 (19.54%) OLAP
4 10 (11.49%) Azure SQL Database
5 8 (9.20%) Relational Database
6 6 (6.90%) MySQL
6 6 (6.90%) RDBMS
7 4 (4.60%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.45%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (2.30%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.30%) Hadoop
9 2 (2.30%) NoSQL
9 2 (2.30%) Redis
10 1 (1.15%) Couchbase
10 1 (1.15%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 10 (11.49%) Jenkins
3 9 (10.34%) GitLab
4 7 (8.05%) JIRA
5 6 (6.90%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (5.75%) Maven
6 5 (5.75%) Vagrant
7 4 (4.60%) JMeter
7 4 (4.60%) Selenium
7 4 (4.60%) SpecFlow
7 4 (4.60%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.30%) TestRail
9 1 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.15%) Bitbucket
General
1 13 (14.94%) Social Skills
2 7 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.90%) Finance
4 5 (5.75%) Aerospace
4 5 (5.75%) Automotive
5 2 (2.30%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.30%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 2 (2.30%) Legal
6 1 (1.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 55 (63.22%) Developer
2 27 (31.03%) .NET Developer
3 22 (25.29%) Architect
4 20 (22.99%) Senior Developer
5 18 (20.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (20.69%) C# Developer
6 12 (13.79%) Backend Developer
7 8 (9.20%) Software Engineer
8 7 (8.05%) Java Developer
8 7 (8.05%) Senior .NET Developer
8 7 (8.05%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 7 (8.05%) Senior C# Developer
9 6 (6.90%) Azure Architect
9 6 (6.90%) Cloud Architect
9 6 (6.90%) Cloud Developer
9 6 (6.90%) Senior Architect
9 6 (6.90%) Senior Cloud Architect
9 6 (6.90%) Technical Architect
10 5 (5.75%) Systems Architect
10 5 (5.75%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (63.22%) .NET
2 42 (48.28%) HTML
3 40 (45.98%) HTML5
4 39 (44.83%) .NET Core
5 27 (31.03%) REST
6 26 (29.89%) React
7 25 (28.74%) CSS
8 24 (27.59%) RabbitMQ
9 23 (26.44%) CSS3
10 19 (21.84%) .NET Framework
10 19 (21.84%) Node.js
11 18 (20.69%) AngularJS
12 11 (12.64%) ASP.NET
12 11 (12.64%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (12.64%) PostGIS
13 7 (8.05%) Spring
13 7 (8.05%) Spring Boot
14 6 (6.90%) Velocity
15 5 (5.75%) ActiveMQ
15 5 (5.75%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.84%) Cloud Native
2 17 (19.54%) User Experience
3 11 (12.64%) Mobile App
4 6 (6.90%) Legacy Applications
5 2 (2.30%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.30%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.30%) iPad
5 2 (2.30%) Life Science
5 2 (2.30%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.15%) PMI
6 1 (1.15%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.54%) Windows
2 11 (12.64%) Linux
3 4 (4.60%) Unix
4 2 (2.30%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (56.32%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (47.13%) Microservices
3 38 (43.68%) DevOps
4 35 (40.23%) Software Engineering
5 33 (37.93%) Scrum
6 31 (35.63%) Test Automation
7 21 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
8 18 (20.69%) Domain-Driven Design
8 18 (20.69%) Unit Testing
9 17 (19.54%) Artificial Intelligence
9 17 (19.54%) Commercial Awareness
9 17 (19.54%) ETL
9 17 (19.54%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 15 (17.24%) Analytics
10 15 (17.24%) Data Modelling
11 13 (14.94%) API Design
12 11 (12.64%) ETL Development
13 10 (11.49%) MVC
14 8 (9.20%) Continuous Delivery
14 8 (9.20%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 53 (60.92%) C#
2 46 (52.87%) SQL
3 30 (34.48%) Python
4 28 (32.18%) JavaScript
5 23 (26.44%) C++
6 19 (21.84%) Java
7 11 (12.64%) Go
8 8 (9.20%) PL/SQL
9 7 (8.05%) Java 8
10 5 (5.75%) C
11 4 (4.60%) TypeScript
12 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.30%) Java 11
12 2 (2.30%) Kotlin
13 1 (1.15%) Perl
13 1 (1.15%) PHP
13 1 (1.15%) PHP 7
13 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.15%) VB
13 1 (1.15%) VB6
Qualifications
1 19 (21.84%) Degree
2 5 (5.75%) DBS Check
3 4 (4.60%) ISEB
3 4 (4.60%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.15%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.15%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.20%) QA
2 2 (2.30%) GDPR
System Software
1 77 (88.51%) Docker
2 10 (11.49%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.75%) KVM
5 1 (1.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (5.75%) Consul
1 5 (5.75%) Packer
1 5 (5.75%) Terraform
2 2 (2.30%) Ansible
3 1 (1.15%) Grafana
3 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.15%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 29 (33.33%) VMware
2 15 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.20%) Oracle
4 2 (2.30%) Databricks
4 2 (2.30%) YouTube
5 1 (1.15%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.15%) BMC
5 1 (1.15%) Dynatrace
5 1 (1.15%) IBM
5 1 (1.15%) PayPal
5 1 (1.15%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.15%) Splunk