Period
to 15 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Docker skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Docker over the 6 months to 15 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Docker
UK > England
6 months to
15 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 15 27 38
Rank change year-on-year +12 +11 +36
Permanent jobs citing Docker 7,739 7,412 7,858
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 10.40% 7.15% 5.70%
As % of the System Software category 54.60% 41.41% 34.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6,263 6,175 6,394
10th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
75th Percentile £85,000 £84,500 £80,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £98,750 £95,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%

Docker is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 14,175 17,900 22,660
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.05% 17.26% 16.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11,655 14,853 18,587
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £26,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £35,750 £34,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £75,000 £71,750 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,263 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

Docker
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Docker as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Docker in England

Docker
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Docker in England.

Salary trend for Docker in England

Docker
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Docker in England over the 6 months to 15 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Docker in England

Docker
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Docker within the England region over the 6 months to 15 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
London +9 4,115 £75,000 - 783
South East +24 1,096 £60,000 +9.09% 238
North of England +13 1,095 £55,000 +4.76% 248
South West +13 722 £50,000 -4.76% 138
Yorkshire +12 527 £57,500 +15.00% 83
North West +12 518 £54,653 -0.63% 142
Midlands +31 407 £57,500 +9.52% 137
West Midlands +21 282 £60,000 +14.29% 92
East of England +14 149 £60,000 +9.09% 75
East Midlands +48 117 £50,000 -4.76% 45
North East +38 50 £52,500 +5.00% 23
Docker
UK

For the 6 months to 15 April 2021, IT jobs citing Docker 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 England region with a requirement for Docker.

1 4,853 (62.71%) Kubernetes
2 3,762 (48.61%) DevOps
3 3,737 (48.29%) AWS
4 3,716 (48.02%) Agile Software Development
5 2,916 (37.68%) Python
6 2,513 (32.47%) Java
7 2,416 (31.22%) JavaScript
8 2,409 (31.13%) Azure
9 2,349 (30.35%) Terraform
10 2,270 (29.33%) Microservices
11 2,177 (28.13%) Software Engineering
12 1,970 (25.46%) Linux
13 1,653 (21.36%) Git (software)
14 1,637 (21.15%) SQL
15 1,558 (20.13%) Ansible
16 1,557 (20.12%) Finance
17 1,556 (20.11%) Jenkins
18 1,461 (18.88%) React
19 1,408 (18.19%) C#
20 1,390 (17.96%) TDD
21 1,307 (16.89%) GCP
22 1,264 (16.33%) Scrum
23 1,245 (16.09%) Node.js
24 1,227 (15.85%) .NET
25 1,173 (15.16%) Infrastructure as Code
26 1,069 (13.81%) Go
27 1,033 (13.35%) Kafka
28 1,015 (13.12%) AngularJS
29 965 (12.47%) Continuous Integration
30 916 (11.84%) PostgreSQL

Docker
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 469 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
2 339 (4.38%) Apache Spark
3 323 (4.17%) Confluence
4 173 (2.24%) Apache
5 95 (1.23%) nginx
6 83 (1.07%) Tomcat
7 68 (0.88%) Apache Airflow
8 67 (0.87%) OpenStack
9 61 (0.79%) CMS
10 55 (0.71%) WordPress
11 47 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
12 40 (0.52%) Drupal
13 39 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 37 (0.48%) IIS
15 35 (0.45%) JBoss
16 25 (0.32%) WebLogic
17 21 (0.27%) WebSphere
18 19 (0.25%) Tornado
19 13 (0.17%) Apache Solr
20 11 (0.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 41 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
2 31 (0.40%) InVision
3 29 (0.37%) Sketch
4 25 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
5 16 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
6 7 (0.090%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (0.090%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.090%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.065%) Fireworks
7 5 (0.065%) Zeplin
8 4 (0.052%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.052%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.026%) GIMP
10 1 (0.013%) EngageOne
10 1 (0.013%) Figma
10 1 (0.013%) Inkscape
10 1 (0.013%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 1 (0.013%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.013%) PrintSoft PReS
10 1 (0.013%) Revit
Business Applications
1 30 (0.39%) Magento
2 25 (0.32%) R3 Corda
3 11 (0.14%) Shopify
4 9 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
4 9 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (0.090%) Payment Gateway
6 5 (0.065%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 4 (0.052%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 4 (0.052%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.052%) SAP Hybris
8 2 (0.026%) Quorum
9 1 (0.013%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.013%) FINCAD Analytics
9 1 (0.013%) Maximo
9 1 (0.013%) MetaTrader
9 1 (0.013%) PlanetPress Connect
9 1 (0.013%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3,737 (48.29%) AWS
2 2,409 (31.13%) Azure
3 1,307 (16.89%) GCP
4 667 (8.62%) Serverless
5 568 (7.34%) AWS CloudFormation
6 558 (7.21%) SaaS
7 406 (5.25%) GitHub
8 399 (5.16%) PaaS
9 359 (4.64%) AWS Lambda
10 290 (3.75%) Amazon ECS
11 277 (3.58%) IaaS
12 264 (3.41%) Amazon EKS
13 236 (3.05%) OpenShift
14 212 (2.74%) Amazon S3
15 205 (2.65%) Amazon EC2
16 151 (1.95%) Datadog
17 137 (1.77%) Pulumi
18 136 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
19 133 (1.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 130 (1.68%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 235 (3.04%) Firewall
2 140 (1.81%) Internet
3 132 (1.71%) HTTP
4 105 (1.36%) TCP/IP
5 101 (1.31%) VPN
6 87 (1.12%) DNS
7 76 (0.98%) IPv4
8 72 (0.93%) VLAN
9 65 (0.84%) OSPF
10 58 (0.75%) Network Security
11 33 (0.43%) WAN
12 27 (0.35%) SSL
13 21 (0.27%) DMZ
13 21 (0.27%) Wireless
14 20 (0.26%) HTTPS
14 20 (0.26%) LAN
14 20 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
15 16 (0.21%) IPsec
15 16 (0.21%) SSH
15 16 (0.21%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 916 (11.84%) PostgreSQL
2 743 (9.60%) MySQL
3 662 (8.55%) NoSQL
4 652 (8.42%) MongoDB
5 572 (7.39%) SQL Server
6 460 (5.94%) Big Data
7 340 (4.39%) Relational Database
8 310 (4.01%) Redis
9 254 (3.28%) Hadoop
10 248 (3.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 178 (2.30%) Amazon RDS
12 144 (1.86%) Azure SQL Database
13 123 (1.59%) Amazon Redshift
14 103 (1.33%) Cosmos DB
15 99 (1.28%) MariaDB
16 97 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
16 97 (1.25%) Neo4j
17 90 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
18 72 (0.93%) Apache Hive
19 66 (0.85%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 1,653 (21.36%) Git (software)
2 1,556 (20.11%) Jenkins
3 599 (7.74%) GitLab
4 530 (6.85%) JIRA
5 309 (3.99%) Selenium
6 262 (3.39%) Maven
7 241 (3.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 234 (3.02%) TeamCity
9 194 (2.51%) Gradle
10 190 (2.46%) Bitbucket
11 168 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
12 162 (2.09%) Cucumber
13 156 (2.02%) Artifactory
14 138 (1.78%) Cypress.io
15 137 (1.77%) Vagrant
16 132 (1.71%) CircleCI
17 128 (1.65%) webpack
18 116 (1.50%) JUnit
19 90 (1.16%) Subversion
20 86 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1,557 (20.12%) Finance
2 396 (5.12%) Banking
3 312 (4.03%) Games
4 270 (3.49%) Public Sector
5 209 (2.70%) Marketing
6 187 (2.42%) Retail
7 151 (1.95%) Telecoms
8 128 (1.65%) Front Office
9 116 (1.50%) Manufacturing
10 105 (1.36%) Law
11 102 (1.32%) Electronics
11 102 (1.32%) Legal
12 57 (0.74%) Advertising
13 45 (0.58%) Investment Banking
14 39 (0.50%) Automotive
15 30 (0.39%) Back Office
15 30 (0.39%) Billing
16 26 (0.34%) Publishing
17 25 (0.32%) Online Betting
18 19 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2,962 (38.27%) Developer
2 1,552 (20.05%) DevOps Engineer
3 874 (11.29%) Software Engineer
4 804 (10.39%) Senior Developer
5 685 (8.85%) Java Developer
6 665 (8.59%) AWS Engineer
7 442 (5.71%) AWS DevOps
8 417 (5.39%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 397 (5.13%) Full Stack Developer
10 364 (4.70%) Cloud Engineer
11 342 (4.42%) Senior DevOps
12 332 (4.29%) Software Developer
13 327 (4.23%) Architect
13 327 (4.23%) PHP Developer
14 326 (4.21%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 317 (4.10%) Java Engineer
16 307 (3.97%) .NET Developer
17 286 (3.70%) Python Developer
18 275 (3.55%) Platform Engineer
18 275 (3.55%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,461 (18.88%) React
2 1,245 (16.09%) Node.js
3 1,227 (15.85%) .NET
4 1,033 (13.35%) Kafka
5 1,015 (13.12%) AngularJS
6 814 (10.52%) Spring
7 808 (10.44%) .NET Core
8 776 (10.03%) REST
9 766 (9.90%) HTML
10 735 (9.50%) CSS
11 644 (8.32%) Web Services
12 605 (7.82%) Spring Boot
13 594 (7.68%) Vue.js
14 518 (6.69%) RESTful
15 380 (4.91%) .NET Framework
16 326 (4.21%) GraphQL
17 316 (4.08%) Laravel
18 315 (4.07%) RabbitMQ
19 289 (3.73%) HTML5
20 241 (3.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 542 (7.00%) Greenfield Project
2 283 (3.66%) Public Cloud
3 277 (3.58%) Cloud Native
4 250 (3.23%) User Experience
5 216 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
6 198 (2.56%) Mobile App
7 189 (2.44%) Algorithms
8 187 (2.42%) Linux Command Line
9 143 (1.85%) Data Centre
10 133 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
11 126 (1.63%) Data Structures
12 124 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
13 120 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
14 108 (1.40%) Hedge funds
15 84 (1.09%) Blog
16 75 (0.97%) Enterprise Cloud
17 67 (0.87%) Cyberattack
17 67 (0.87%) NHS
18 64 (0.83%) Virtual Team
19 62 (0.80%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,970 (25.46%) Linux
2 538 (6.95%) Windows
3 345 (4.46%) Unix
4 217 (2.80%) CentOS
5 204 (2.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 161 (2.08%) Windows Server
7 148 (1.91%) Ubuntu
8 130 (1.68%) Android
9 104 (1.34%) Apple iOS
10 69 (0.89%) Windows Server 2016
11 27 (0.35%) Debian
12 22 (0.28%) Windows Server 2019
13 14 (0.18%) Alpine Linux
13 14 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
14 12 (0.16%) Mac OS
14 12 (0.16%) VMS
15 11 (0.14%) CoreOS
16 9 (0.12%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 9 (0.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,762 (48.61%) DevOps
2 3,716 (48.02%) Agile Software Development
3 2,270 (29.33%) Microservices
4 2,177 (28.13%) Software Engineering
5 1,390 (17.96%) TDD
6 1,264 (16.33%) Scrum
7 1,173 (15.16%) Infrastructure as Code
8 965 (12.47%) Continuous Integration
9 839 (10.84%) Fintech
10 838 (10.83%) Test Automation
11 756 (9.77%) Mentoring
12 680 (8.79%) Problem-Solving
13 673 (8.70%) Configuration Management
14 627 (8.10%) Machine Learning
15 562 (7.26%) Analytics
16 534 (6.90%) Artificial Intelligence
17 519 (6.71%) Site Reliability Engineering
18 511 (6.60%) Computer Science
19 507 (6.55%) Data Science
20 482 (6.23%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2,916 (37.68%) Python
2 2,513 (32.47%) Java
3 2,416 (31.22%) JavaScript
4 1,637 (21.15%) SQL
5 1,408 (18.19%) C#
6 1,069 (13.81%) Go
7 864 (11.16%) TypeScript
8 775 (10.01%) PHP
9 680 (8.79%) Bash Shell
10 551 (7.12%) Ruby
11 512 (6.62%) PowerShell
12 326 (4.21%) C++
13 303 (3.92%) Scala
14 293 (3.79%) Java 8
15 257 (3.32%) Kotlin
16 183 (2.36%) ES6
17 168 (2.17%) Groovy
18 150 (1.94%) C
19 119 (1.54%) Shell Script
20 97 (1.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 607 (7.84%) Degree
2 391 (5.05%) Security Cleared
3 294 (3.80%) SC Cleared
4 272 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
5 139 (1.80%) AWS Certification
6 67 (0.87%) PhD
7 60 (0.78%) Master's Degree
8 55 (0.71%) DV Cleared
9 43 (0.56%) RHCE
10 38 (0.49%) ISTQB
11 29 (0.37%) ISEB
12 28 (0.36%) SANS
13 26 (0.34%) GIAC
14 24 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
15 22 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 21 (0.27%) OSCE
17 15 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 14 (0.18%) OSCP
18 14 (0.18%) RHCSA
19 10 (0.13%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 347 (4.48%) QA
2 35 (0.45%) NIST
3 32 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 30 (0.39%) GDPR
5 29 (0.37%) Data Quality
6 25 (0.32%) WCAG
7 19 (0.25%) GRC
7 19 (0.25%) PCI DSS
8 12 (0.16%) SOC 2
9 9 (0.12%) SLA
9 9 (0.12%) SOC 1
10 8 (0.10%) ISO 9001
10 8 (0.10%) PSD2
11 5 (0.065%) Dodd-Frank
11 5 (0.065%) EMIR
11 5 (0.065%) MiFID
11 5 (0.065%) NCSC
11 5 (0.065%) NIST 800
12 4 (0.052%) WAI
13 2 (0.026%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 253 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 128 (1.65%) Active Directory
3 81 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
4 76 (0.98%) Hyper-V
5 74 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
6 60 (0.78%) VirtualBox
7 36 (0.47%) KVM
8 24 (0.31%) vSphere
9 17 (0.22%) Firmware
10 15 (0.19%) Xen
11 14 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 14 (0.18%) HDFS
12 11 (0.14%) LXC
13 10 (0.13%) pfSense
14 7 (0.090%) Virtual Desktop
15 6 (0.078%) Oracle RAC
16 5 (0.065%) NFS
16 5 (0.065%) Varnish
17 4 (0.052%) Virtual Servers
18 3 (0.039%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 4,853 (62.71%) Kubernetes
2 2,349 (30.35%) Terraform
3 1,558 (20.13%) Ansible
4 913 (11.80%) Puppet
5 600 (7.75%) Opscode Chef
6 324 (4.19%) Prometheus
7 276 (3.57%) Grafana
8 143 (1.85%) Docker Swarm
9 131 (1.69%) Packer
10 83 (1.07%) Consul
11 82 (1.06%) Nagios
12 67 (0.87%) Istio
13 59 (0.76%) Rancher
14 58 (0.75%) Graphite
15 47 (0.61%) Kibana
16 43 (0.56%) CFEngine
17 37 (0.48%) ZABBIX
18 33 (0.43%) Opsview
18 33 (0.43%) Salt
19 27 (0.35%) logstash
Vendors
1 667 (8.62%) Google
2 526 (6.80%) Microsoft
3 342 (4.42%) Oracle
4 340 (4.39%) VMware
5 258 (3.33%) Red Hat
6 166 (2.14%) IBM
7 123 (1.59%) Splunk
8 122 (1.58%) Atlassian
8 122 (1.58%) SaltStack
9 119 (1.54%) SAP
10 96 (1.24%) New Relic
11 82 (1.06%) Zend
12 67 (0.87%) Cloudera
13 58 (0.75%) Hortonworks
14 57 (0.74%) PagerDuty
15 50 (0.65%) Cisco
15 50 (0.65%) Talend
16 48 (0.62%) Informatica
17 40 (0.52%) Apple
18 39 (0.50%) Dynatrace