Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 17 39 136
Rank change year-on-year +22 +97 +63
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 624 207 205
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 10.51% 5.70% 2.70%
As % of the Systems Management category 56.88% 35.63% 19.27%
Number of salaries quoted 490 196 192
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £40,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - -
75th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £60,313
90th Percentile £77,625 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000

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 1,097 581 1,064
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 18.48% 15.99% 13.99%
Number of salaries quoted 887 519 630
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,350 £31,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £46,250
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +8.11% +2.78%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 29 July 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 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
West Yorkshire +19 407 £59,250 +12.86% 71
South Yorkshire +47 172 £57,500 +21.05% 15
North Yorkshire +1 41 £45,000 - 3
East Yorkshire - 2 £47,500 -
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 449 (71.96%) Docker
2 442 (70.83%) DevOps
3 414 (66.35%) Agile Software Development
4 385 (61.70%) Terraform
5 382 (61.22%) AWS
6 300 (48.08%) Azure
7 227 (36.38%) Python
8 214 (34.29%) Opscode Chef
9 213 (34.13%) Java
10 207 (33.17%) Puppet
11 191 (30.61%) Infrastructure as Code
12 182 (29.17%) Linux
13 180 (28.85%) Software Engineering
13 180 (28.85%) AWS CloudFormation
14 167 (26.76%) JavaScript
15 156 (25.00%) Go
16 147 (23.56%) Git (software)
17 142 (22.76%) Ruby
18 141 (22.60%) React
19 140 (22.44%) C#
20 132 (21.15%) GCP
21 131 (20.99%) Deployment Automation
22 125 (20.03%) Jenkins
23 120 (19.23%) MySQL
24 114 (18.27%) Configuration Management
25 108 (17.31%) Kotlin
26 107 (17.15%) Bash Shell
27 106 (16.99%) Ansible
28 104 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
29 103 (16.51%) Continuous Integration

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 12 (1.92%) Apache Spark
2 8 (1.28%) Apache
3 7 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (0.96%) Apache Synapse
5 5 (0.80%) Confluence
5 5 (0.80%) IIS
6 4 (0.64%) SAS
7 2 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.32%) nginx
8 1 (0.16%) Mailman
8 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 382 (61.22%) AWS
2 300 (48.08%) Azure
3 180 (28.85%) AWS CloudFormation
4 132 (21.15%) GCP
5 92 (14.74%) Pulumi
6 78 (12.50%) Amazon EKS
7 65 (10.42%) Serverless
8 48 (7.69%) Datadog
9 46 (7.37%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 46 (7.37%) PaaS
10 40 (6.41%) AWS Lambda
11 20 (3.21%) Amazon S3
12 11 (1.76%) Azure Functions
12 11 (1.76%) Azure Stack
12 11 (1.76%) CloudFront
12 11 (1.76%) SaaS
13 9 (1.44%) Azure Data Factory
13 9 (1.44%) GitHub
13 9 (1.44%) IaaS
14 8 (1.28%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.04%) Internet
2 18 (2.88%) Broadband
3 12 (1.92%) Firewall
4 11 (1.76%) HTTP
5 7 (1.12%) DNS
5 7 (1.12%) HTTPS
6 6 (0.96%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.48%) SSL
7 3 (0.48%) VPN
8 1 (0.16%) Network Security
8 1 (0.16%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (19.23%) MySQL
2 74 (11.86%) Redis
3 73 (11.70%) PostgreSQL
4 70 (11.22%) MongoDB
5 57 (9.13%) Azure SQL Database
6 46 (7.37%) MariaDB
7 27 (4.33%) NoSQL
8 20 (3.21%) SQL Server
9 18 (2.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 18 (2.88%) Relational Database
10 13 (2.08%) Big Data
11 11 (1.76%) Data Lake
12 9 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 6 (0.96%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 6 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (0.96%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 6 (0.96%) Power BI
14 6 (0.96%) Spark SQL
14 6 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 147 (23.56%) Git (software)
2 125 (20.03%) Jenkins
3 55 (8.81%) GitLab
4 50 (8.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (3.04%) PHPUnit
6 16 (2.56%) Cucumber
7 14 (2.24%) Postman
8 13 (2.08%) Selenium
9 12 (1.92%) Babel
9 12 (1.92%) SoapUI
9 12 (1.92%) webpack
10 11 (1.76%) JIRA
11 9 (1.44%) Maven
12 8 (1.28%) CircleCI
12 8 (1.28%) Mercurial
12 8 (1.28%) Subversion
13 7 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
13 7 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
14 5 (0.80%) Visual Studio
15 4 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 71 (11.38%) Social Skills
2 48 (7.69%) Public Sector
3 25 (4.01%) Games
4 19 (3.04%) Influencing Skills
5 18 (2.88%) Banking
5 18 (2.88%) Law
5 18 (2.88%) Presentation Skills
5 18 (2.88%) Retail
6 17 (2.72%) Finance
7 13 (2.08%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 8 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (1.12%) Billing
10 3 (0.48%) Marketing
11 2 (0.32%) Publishing
12 1 (0.16%) Back Office
12 1 (0.16%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 242 (38.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 135 (21.63%) Software Engineer
3 126 (20.19%) AWS Engineer
4 124 (19.87%) AWS DevOps
5 122 (19.55%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 80 (12.82%) Developer
7 76 (12.18%) Azure Engineer
8 57 (9.13%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 55 (8.81%) Architect
9 55 (8.81%) Azure DevOps
10 38 (6.09%) Senior Developer
11 36 (5.77%) Senior Software Engineer
12 29 (4.65%) Senior DevOps
12 29 (4.65%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 27 (4.33%) Azure Architect
14 24 (3.85%) Cloud Engineer
15 22 (3.53%) Platform Engineer
16 20 (3.21%) C# Developer
16 20 (3.21%) PHP Developer
16 20 (3.21%) Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (22.60%) React
2 87 (13.94%) Kafka
3 83 (13.30%) AngularJS
4 79 (12.66%) Node.js
5 65 (10.42%) Vue.js
6 45 (7.21%) .NET
7 39 (6.25%) GraphQL
7 39 (6.25%) RESTful
8 31 (4.97%) Akka
9 24 (3.85%) HTML
10 20 (3.21%) Laravel
10 20 (3.21%) Symfony
11 19 (3.04%) SOAP
12 18 (2.88%) CSS
12 18 (2.88%) REST
13 17 (2.72%) .NET Core
13 17 (2.72%) Spring Boot
14 16 (2.56%) Spring
15 12 (1.92%) Redux
16 8 (1.28%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 59 (9.46%) Linux Command Line
2 50 (8.01%) Enterprise Software
3 46 (7.37%) Enterprise Cloud
4 39 (6.25%) Public Cloud
5 35 (5.61%) Hybrid Cloud
5 35 (5.61%) User Experience
6 29 (4.65%) NHS
7 25 (4.01%) Greenfield Project
8 20 (3.21%) Data Centre
9 18 (2.88%) Cloud Native
9 18 (2.88%) Mobile App
9 18 (2.88%) Social Media
10 16 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
11 15 (2.40%) Data Protection Act
12 14 (2.24%) Management Information System
13 12 (1.92%) Legacy Code
13 12 (1.92%) Over-the-Top Content
14 4 (0.64%) Legacy Applications
15 3 (0.48%) PKI
16 2 (0.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 182 (29.17%) Linux
2 18 (2.88%) Windows
3 7 (1.12%) Unix
4 4 (0.64%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.32%) Android
6 2 (0.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 442 (70.83%) DevOps
2 414 (66.35%) Agile Software Development
3 191 (30.61%) Infrastructure as Code
4 180 (28.85%) Software Engineering
5 131 (20.99%) Deployment Automation
6 114 (18.27%) Configuration Management
7 104 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
8 103 (16.51%) Continuous Integration
9 102 (16.35%) Scrum
10 90 (14.42%) Microservices
10 90 (14.42%) TDD
11 73 (11.70%) Migration
12 71 (11.38%) OOP
13 65 (10.42%) Unit Testing
14 60 (9.62%) Mentoring
14 60 (9.62%) SOLID
15 57 (9.13%) Analytics
16 55 (8.81%) Test Automation
17 47 (7.53%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
18 46 (7.37%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 227 (36.38%) Python
2 213 (34.13%) Java
3 167 (26.76%) JavaScript
4 156 (25.00%) Go
5 142 (22.76%) Ruby
6 140 (22.44%) C#
7 108 (17.31%) Kotlin
8 107 (17.15%) Bash Shell
9 101 (16.19%) SQL
10 98 (15.71%) PHP
11 94 (15.06%) TypeScript
12 92 (14.74%) Scala
13 85 (13.62%) PowerShell
14 55 (8.81%) Groovy
15 47 (7.53%) C++
16 17 (2.72%) T-SQL
17 8 (1.28%) Shell Script
18 6 (0.96%) PL/SQL
19 4 (0.64%) Lua
20 3 (0.48%) C
Qualifications
1 48 (7.69%) AWS Certification
2 35 (5.61%) Security Cleared
3 33 (5.29%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.12%) Degree
5 4 (0.64%) DBS Check
5 4 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.32%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (0.96%) Data Quality
1 6 (0.96%) GDPR
1 6 (0.96%) PCI DSS
2 4 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 449 (71.96%) Docker
2 6 (0.96%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.32%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 385 (61.70%) Terraform
2 214 (34.29%) Opscode Chef
3 207 (33.17%) Puppet
4 106 (16.99%) Ansible
5 79 (12.66%) Prometheus
6 50 (8.01%) Grafana
7 34 (5.45%) Istio
8 28 (4.49%) Graphite
9 7 (1.12%) Rancher
10 3 (0.48%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 2 (0.32%) Nagios
11 2 (0.32%) Packer
11 2 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.16%) FortiGate
12 1 (0.16%) Kibana
12 1 (0.16%) Marathon
12 1 (0.16%) Mesos
Vendors
1 92 (14.74%) SaltStack
2 48 (7.69%) New Relic
3 47 (7.53%) Microsoft
4 38 (6.09%) Splunk
5 28 (4.49%) Google
6 19 (3.04%) Oracle
7 9 (1.44%) Brio
7 9 (1.44%) Databricks
8 8 (1.28%) Dynatrace
9 7 (1.12%) Atlassian
9 7 (1.12%) VMware
10 3 (0.48%) Alteryx
10 3 (0.48%) CheckPoint
10 3 (0.48%) Cisco
10 3 (0.48%) IBM
10 3 (0.48%) SnapLogic
11 2 (0.32%) MuleSoft
11 2 (0.32%) Okta
11 2 (0.32%) OpenText
11 2 (0.32%) Red Hat