Period
to 20 October 2021

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

Kubernetes (k8s)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 21 40 88
Rank change year-on-year +19 +48 +80
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 597 171 260
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 8.87% 6.25% 3.74%
As % of the Systems Management category 50.51% 36.85% 25.97%
Number of salaries quoted 447 168 242
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +2.44%
75th Percentile £65,000 £66,563 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% +3.70%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,182 464 1,001
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 17.57% 16.95% 14.42%
Number of salaries quoted 928 426 652
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £39,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £80,375 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £58,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% +6.84% +6.36%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in Yorkshire

Kubernetes
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Kubernetes in Yorkshire

Kubernetes
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Kubernetes in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Kubernetes in Yorkshire

Kubernetes
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kubernetes within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 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
West Yorkshire +19 390 £57,500 +4.55% 59
South Yorkshire +29 157 £57,500 - 14
North Yorkshire -5 48 £52,500 +5.00% 3
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 420 (70.35%) Docker
2 418 (70.02%) DevOps
3 393 (65.83%) Agile Software Development
4 341 (57.12%) AWS
5 306 (51.26%) Terraform
6 266 (44.56%) Azure
7 223 (37.35%) Java
8 216 (36.18%) Python
8 216 (36.18%) Software Engineering
9 203 (34.00%) Opscode Chef
10 185 (30.99%) Puppet
11 182 (30.49%) AWS CloudFormation
12 174 (29.15%) Linux
13 162 (27.14%) JavaScript
13 162 (27.14%) Go
14 155 (25.96%) React
15 142 (23.79%) Kotlin
16 140 (23.45%) Infrastructure as Code
17 132 (22.11%) Ruby
18 131 (21.94%) C#
19 127 (21.27%) Microservices
20 124 (20.77%) Deployment Automation
21 119 (19.93%) Git (software)
22 113 (18.93%) Jenkins
23 111 (18.59%) Continuous Integration
24 108 (18.09%) Configuration Management
25 105 (17.59%) Problem-Solving
25 105 (17.59%) Scala
26 103 (17.25%) Scrum
27 100 (16.75%) SQL

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 11 (1.84%) Confluence
2 6 (1.01%) Apache Spark
2 6 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (0.84%) IIS
4 4 (0.67%) SAS
5 3 (0.50%) Apache
5 3 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (0.50%) nginx
6 1 (0.17%) Apache Synapse
6 1 (0.17%) Camunda
6 1 (0.17%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.17%) Jetty
6 1 (0.17%) Mailman
6 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.17%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 341 (57.12%) AWS
2 266 (44.56%) Azure
3 182 (30.49%) AWS CloudFormation
4 98 (16.42%) GCP
5 78 (13.07%) Pulumi
6 63 (10.55%) Amazon EKS
7 61 (10.22%) Serverless
8 58 (9.72%) PaaS
9 38 (6.37%) AWS Lambda
10 33 (5.53%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 33 (5.53%) Datadog
11 25 (4.19%) SaaS
12 21 (3.52%) IaaS
12 21 (3.52%) OpenShift
13 17 (2.85%) Amazon S3
14 16 (2.68%) Azure App Service
14 16 (2.68%) Azure Stack
14 16 (2.68%) GitHub
15 15 (2.51%) Apigee
15 15 (2.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.52%) Broadband
2 12 (2.01%) HTTP
3 10 (1.68%) Firewall
3 10 (1.68%) Internet
4 9 (1.51%) HTTPS
5 7 (1.17%) DNS
6 6 (1.01%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (0.50%) 5G
8 3 (0.50%) SSL
8 3 (0.50%) VPN
9 1 (0.17%) Network Security
9 1 (0.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (15.75%) MySQL
2 65 (10.89%) Redis
3 57 (9.55%) MongoDB
4 45 (7.54%) PostgreSQL
5 39 (6.53%) Azure SQL Database
6 32 (5.36%) MariaDB
7 26 (4.36%) NoSQL
8 18 (3.02%) SQL Server
9 16 (2.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 13 (2.18%) Relational Database
11 7 (1.17%) Data Lake
12 6 (1.01%) Big Data
13 3 (0.50%) GIS
13 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (0.50%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.17%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 119 (19.93%) Git (software)
2 113 (18.93%) Jenkins
3 35 (5.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 34 (5.70%) GitLab
5 18 (3.02%) JIRA
6 14 (2.35%) Babel
6 14 (2.35%) webpack
7 11 (1.84%) Sonatype Nexus
8 10 (1.68%) Selenium
9 9 (1.51%) Cucumber
9 9 (1.51%) Postman
9 9 (1.51%) SoapUI
10 8 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (1.34%) Bitbucket
10 8 (1.34%) Maven
10 8 (1.34%) PHPUnit
11 7 (1.17%) Mercurial
11 7 (1.17%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (1.17%) Subversion
11 7 (1.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 67 (11.22%) Social Skills
2 45 (7.54%) Finance
3 28 (4.69%) Games
4 25 (4.19%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 24 (4.02%) Public Sector
6 19 (3.18%) Law
7 14 (2.35%) Billing
8 12 (2.01%) Retail
9 10 (1.68%) Presentation Skills
10 9 (1.51%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (1.34%) Influencing Skills
12 7 (1.17%) Marketing
13 4 (0.67%) Banking
14 3 (0.50%) Publishing
15 2 (0.34%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.17%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 192 (32.16%) DevOps Engineer
2 164 (27.47%) Software Engineer
3 114 (19.10%) AWS Engineer
4 108 (18.09%) AWS DevOps
5 107 (17.92%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 62 (10.39%) Architect
6 62 (10.39%) Developer
7 52 (8.71%) Azure Engineer
8 42 (7.04%) Senior Software Engineer
9 39 (6.53%) Azure DevOps
10 38 (6.37%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 33 (5.53%) Platform Engineer
12 25 (4.19%) Azure Architect
13 20 (3.35%) Scala Engineer
13 20 (3.35%) Scala Software Engineer
14 19 (3.18%) C# Developer
14 19 (3.18%) Cloud Engineer
14 19 (3.18%) Senior Developer
15 18 (3.02%) Senior DevOps
15 18 (3.02%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (25.96%) React
2 98 (16.42%) Kafka
3 85 (14.24%) AngularJS
4 81 (13.57%) Node.js
5 71 (11.89%) Vue.js
6 49 (8.21%) .NET
7 46 (7.71%) RESTful
8 40 (6.70%) ARM Templates
9 37 (6.20%) GraphQL
10 31 (5.19%) Akka
11 27 (4.52%) HTML
12 25 (4.19%) .NET Core
13 23 (3.85%) Spring Boot
14 22 (3.69%) Spring
15 20 (3.35%) CSS
16 16 (2.68%) Redux
17 13 (2.18%) REST
18 11 (1.84%) Elastic Stack
18 11 (1.84%) JSON
19 9 (1.51%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 56 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
2 46 (7.71%) Enterprise Cloud
3 40 (6.70%) Mobile App
3 40 (6.70%) User Experience
4 37 (6.20%) Linux Command Line
5 31 (5.19%) Public Cloud
6 25 (4.19%) Data Protection Act
7 22 (3.69%) Data Centre
8 21 (3.52%) Social Media
9 18 (3.02%) Cloud Native
10 17 (2.85%) Greenfield Project
11 15 (2.51%) Self-Motivation
12 14 (2.35%) Legacy Code
12 14 (2.35%) NHS
13 13 (2.18%) Private Cloud
14 12 (2.01%) Over-the-Top Content
14 12 (2.01%) Social Network
15 11 (1.84%) Management Information System
16 8 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
17 6 (1.01%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 174 (29.15%) Linux
2 25 (4.19%) Windows
3 13 (2.18%) Windows Server
4 12 (2.01%) VMS
5 10 (1.68%) Unix
6 3 (0.50%) Android
6 3 (0.50%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.34%) CentOS
7 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.17%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 418 (70.02%) DevOps
2 393 (65.83%) Agile Software Development
3 216 (36.18%) Software Engineering
4 140 (23.45%) Infrastructure as Code
5 127 (21.27%) Microservices
6 124 (20.77%) Deployment Automation
7 111 (18.59%) Continuous Integration
8 108 (18.09%) Configuration Management
9 105 (17.59%) Problem-Solving
10 103 (17.25%) Scrum
11 92 (15.41%) TDD
12 74 (12.40%) Migration
13 61 (10.22%) SOLID
14 60 (10.05%) Test Automation
15 59 (9.88%) Unit Testing
16 57 (9.55%) OOP
17 46 (7.71%) Analytics
17 46 (7.71%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
18 32 (5.36%) Software Delivery
18 32 (5.36%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 223 (37.35%) Java
2 216 (36.18%) Python
3 162 (27.14%) Go
3 162 (27.14%) JavaScript
4 142 (23.79%) Kotlin
5 132 (22.11%) Ruby
6 131 (21.94%) C#
7 105 (17.59%) Scala
8 100 (16.75%) SQL
9 81 (13.57%) TypeScript
10 76 (12.73%) PHP
11 74 (12.40%) Bash Shell
12 63 (10.55%) PowerShell
13 45 (7.54%) C++
14 38 (6.37%) Groovy
15 12 (2.01%) Shell Script
16 10 (1.68%) T-SQL
17 5 (0.84%) PL/SQL
18 4 (0.67%) Lua
18 4 (0.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 46 (7.71%) AWS Certification
2 11 (1.84%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.68%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.84%) DBS Check
5 4 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.34%) Degree
6 2 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.17%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.35%) QA
2 6 (1.01%) GDPR
2 6 (1.01%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 420 (70.35%) Docker
2 12 (2.01%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.34%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 306 (51.26%) Terraform
2 203 (34.00%) Opscode Chef
3 185 (30.99%) Puppet
4 81 (13.57%) Ansible
5 70 (11.73%) Prometheus
6 38 (6.37%) Grafana
7 30 (5.03%) Graphite
8 8 (1.34%) Istio
8 8 (1.34%) Rancher
9 4 (0.67%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 2 (0.34%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.34%) Marathon
10 2 (0.34%) Mesos
10 2 (0.34%) Packer
10 2 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 78 (13.07%) SaltStack
2 59 (9.88%) Microsoft
3 33 (5.53%) New Relic
4 29 (4.86%) Splunk
5 26 (4.36%) Google
6 21 (3.52%) Oracle
7 12 (2.01%) Brio
8 6 (1.01%) Databricks
9 5 (0.84%) Red Hat
9 5 (0.84%) Sun
9 5 (0.84%) VMware
10 4 (0.67%) CheckPoint
10 4 (0.67%) Cisco
10 4 (0.67%) IBM
11 2 (0.34%) Alteryx
11 2 (0.34%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.34%) Okta
11 2 (0.34%) SAP
11 2 (0.34%) SnapLogic
12 1 (0.17%) MuleSoft