Period
to 14 April 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 14 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
14 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 23 57 142
Rank change year-on-year +34 +85 +92
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 436 239 166
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 9.04% 4.25% 2.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 49.04% 33.71% 18.86%
Number of salaries quoted 407 224 150
10th Percentile £38,750 £33,750 £28,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £40,313
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £65,000 £69,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +3.70% +3.85%

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 889 709 880
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 18.44% 12.61% 11.79%
Number of salaries quoted 771 613 680
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £39,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +8.70% +7.60%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £65,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +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 14 April 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 14 April 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 +28 268 £60,000 +9.09% 62
South Yorkshire +39 139 £57,500 +15.00% 9
North Yorkshire +36 27 £50,000 +33.33% 3
East Yorkshire - 1 £47,500 -
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 14 April 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.

1 346 (79.36%) Docker
2 341 (78.21%) Terraform
3 340 (77.98%) DevOps
4 318 (72.94%) AWS
5 307 (70.41%) Agile Software Development
6 215 (49.31%) Python
7 210 (48.17%) Azure
8 176 (40.37%) Puppet
9 170 (38.99%) Infrastructure as Code
10 165 (37.84%) Java
11 163 (37.39%) Opscode Chef
12 161 (36.93%) AWS CloudFormation
13 155 (35.55%) Go
14 150 (34.40%) Ruby
15 146 (33.49%) Linux
16 134 (30.73%) JavaScript
17 125 (28.67%) C#
18 107 (24.54%) Configuration Management
19 104 (23.85%) Problem-Solving
20 103 (23.62%) Git (software)
21 102 (23.39%) Jenkins
22 101 (23.17%) Deployment Automation
23 100 (22.94%) GCP
24 96 (22.02%) SaltStack
24 96 (22.02%) Pulumi
25 92 (21.10%) Ansible
25 92 (21.10%) Software Engineering
26 86 (19.72%) Bash Shell
27 81 (18.58%) SQL
28 77 (17.66%) PowerShell

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 18 (4.13%) Apache Spark
2 6 (1.38%) Apache
3 5 (1.15%) Apache Synapse
3 5 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.69%) Confluence
5 1 (0.23%) IIS
5 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 318 (72.94%) AWS
2 210 (48.17%) Azure
3 161 (36.93%) AWS CloudFormation
4 100 (22.94%) GCP
5 96 (22.02%) Pulumi
6 71 (16.28%) Amazon EKS
7 49 (11.24%) Datadog
8 28 (6.42%) Serverless
9 22 (5.05%) PaaS
10 19 (4.36%) SaaS
11 13 (2.98%) AWS Lambda
12 9 (2.06%) Azure Functions
13 8 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
14 6 (1.38%) Azure Stack
14 6 (1.38%) GitHub
14 6 (1.38%) IaaS
15 5 (1.15%) Amazon ECS
15 5 (1.15%) Amazon S3
15 5 (1.15%) Azure Data Factory
15 5 (1.15%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.75%) Internet
2 4 (0.92%) Firewall
2 4 (0.92%) HTTP
3 3 (0.69%) DNS
3 3 (0.69%) FTP
3 3 (0.69%) SSH
3 3 (0.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.23%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (16.28%) MySQL
2 64 (14.68%) PostgreSQL
3 57 (13.07%) MongoDB
4 53 (12.16%) Azure SQL Database
5 48 (11.01%) Cosmos DB
5 48 (11.01%) MariaDB
5 48 (11.01%) Redis
6 17 (3.90%) Big Data
7 16 (3.67%) SQL Server
8 14 (3.21%) Hadoop
9 9 (2.06%) NoSQL
9 9 (2.06%) Relational Database
10 7 (1.61%) Apache Hive
10 7 (1.61%) HBase
10 7 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (1.61%) Sqoop
11 6 (1.38%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (1.15%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.15%) Data Lake
12 5 (1.15%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 103 (23.62%) Git (software)
2 102 (23.39%) Jenkins
3 49 (11.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 41 (9.40%) GitLab
5 12 (2.75%) PHPUnit
6 9 (2.06%) Cucumber
7 7 (1.61%) Bitbucket
7 7 (1.61%) Maven
8 5 (1.15%) Gradle
8 5 (1.15%) JIRA
8 5 (1.15%) SonarQube
9 4 (0.92%) CircleCI
9 4 (0.92%) JUnit
9 4 (0.92%) Postman
9 4 (0.92%) Selenium
10 3 (0.69%) git-flow
11 2 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.46%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.23%) Spinnaker
12 1 (0.23%) Subversion
General
1 35 (8.03%) Banking
2 26 (5.96%) Public Sector
3 14 (3.21%) Retail
4 13 (2.98%) Finance
5 5 (1.15%) Games
5 5 (1.15%) Law
6 3 (0.69%) Billing
6 3 (0.69%) Marketing
7 1 (0.23%) Back Office
7 1 (0.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 223 (51.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 123 (28.21%) AWS Engineer
3 119 (27.29%) AWS DevOps
4 118 (27.06%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 70 (16.06%) Software Engineer
6 61 (13.99%) Azure Engineer
7 55 (12.61%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 53 (12.16%) Azure DevOps
9 51 (11.70%) Developer
10 24 (5.50%) Senior DevOps
10 24 (5.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 22 (5.05%) Senior Developer
12 20 (4.59%) Architect
13 14 (3.21%) Cloud Engineer
13 14 (3.21%) Head of Engineering
13 14 (3.21%) Java Engineer
13 14 (3.21%) PHP Developer
14 13 (2.98%) Azure Architect
14 13 (2.98%) Backend Developer
15 12 (2.75%) Senior Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (15.60%) AngularJS
2 61 (13.99%) Vue.js
3 25 (5.73%) React
4 23 (5.28%) .NET
5 22 (5.05%) Spring
6 18 (4.13%) Spring Boot
7 17 (3.90%) Kafka
7 17 (3.90%) RESTful
8 16 (3.67%) Node.js
9 14 (3.21%) Laravel
10 12 (2.75%) SOAP
10 12 (2.75%) Symfony
10 12 (2.75%) Web Services
11 11 (2.52%) HTML
12 10 (2.29%) CSS
12 10 (2.29%) Hibernate
13 9 (2.06%) REST
14 7 (1.61%) GraphQL
15 6 (1.38%) Lambda Expressions
16 5 (1.15%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 57 (13.07%) Linux Command Line
2 48 (11.01%) Enterprise Cloud
3 28 (6.42%) Hybrid Cloud
4 24 (5.50%) Greenfield Project
5 18 (4.13%) Public Cloud
6 17 (3.90%) NHS
7 7 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (1.61%) Cloud Native
8 6 (1.38%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.38%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (0.69%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.46%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.46%) User Experience
11 1 (0.23%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.23%) iPad
11 1 (0.23%) Life Science
11 1 (0.23%) Linked Data
11 1 (0.23%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 146 (33.49%) Linux
2 9 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (1.61%) Windows
4 4 (0.92%) Unix
5 2 (0.46%) Android
5 2 (0.46%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 340 (77.98%) DevOps
2 307 (70.41%) Agile Software Development
3 170 (38.99%) Infrastructure as Code
4 107 (24.54%) Configuration Management
5 104 (23.85%) Problem-Solving
6 101 (23.17%) Deployment Automation
7 92 (21.10%) Software Engineering
8 73 (16.74%) TDD
9 68 (15.60%) Continuous Integration
10 65 (14.91%) OOP
11 64 (14.68%) Scrum
12 63 (14.45%) Mentoring
13 57 (13.07%) Unit Testing
14 56 (12.84%) Migration
15 53 (12.16%) Analytics
16 50 (11.47%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
16 50 (11.47%) SOLID
17 48 (11.01%) Web Application Development
18 33 (7.57%) OO
19 32 (7.34%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 215 (49.31%) Python
2 165 (37.84%) Java
3 155 (35.55%) Go
4 150 (34.40%) Ruby
5 134 (30.73%) JavaScript
6 125 (28.67%) C#
7 86 (19.72%) Bash Shell
8 81 (18.58%) SQL
9 77 (17.66%) PowerShell
10 63 (14.45%) PHP
11 62 (14.22%) TypeScript
12 61 (13.99%) Scala
13 57 (13.07%) Groovy
14 53 (12.16%) Kotlin
15 52 (11.93%) C++
16 11 (2.52%) T-SQL
17 5 (1.15%) Bourne shell
17 5 (1.15%) PL/SQL
18 4 (0.92%) Java 8
19 3 (0.69%) C
Qualifications
1 50 (11.47%) AWS Certification
2 29 (6.65%) Security Cleared
3 28 (6.42%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.61%) Degree
5 1 (0.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.15%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.23%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.23%) IEC 62304
2 1 (0.23%) ISO 13485
2 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.23%) QA
System Software
1 346 (79.36%) Docker
2 7 (1.61%) HDFS
3 4 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.23%) Firmware
4 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.23%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 341 (78.21%) Terraform
2 176 (40.37%) Puppet
3 163 (37.39%) Opscode Chef
4 92 (21.10%) Ansible
5 50 (11.47%) Prometheus
6 48 (11.01%) Grafana
7 28 (6.42%) Istio
8 9 (2.06%) Nagios
9 7 (1.61%) Graphite
9 7 (1.61%) Hadoop YARN
9 7 (1.61%) Opsview
10 3 (0.69%) Packer
11 2 (0.46%) Rancher
12 1 (0.23%) Kibana
12 1 (0.23%) vRealize
Vendors
1 96 (22.02%) SaltStack
2 49 (11.24%) New Relic
3 25 (5.73%) Microsoft
4 22 (5.05%) Google
5 14 (3.21%) Splunk
6 11 (2.52%) VMware
7 9 (2.06%) Dynatrace
8 8 (1.83%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.15%) Databricks
10 2 (0.46%) Alteryx
10 2 (0.46%) Apple
10 2 (0.46%) SnapLogic
11 1 (0.23%) Cisco
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle