Period
to 15 October 2021

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

Docker
England > South East
6 months to
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 31 31 45
Rank change year-on-year 0 +14 +53
Permanent jobs citing Docker 1,461 592 1,347
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 8.16% 7.52% 5.30%
As % of the System Software category 44.65% 40.38% 31.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1,053 517 1,142
10th Percentile £39,000 £40,000 £34,802
25th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £89,750 £77,500 £79,425
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +4.00%

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 the South East with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 3,272 1,466 4,264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 18.28% 18.62% 16.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2,236 1,201 3,552
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% +2.27%
75th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £56,757 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.19% +10.00% -

Docker
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Docker as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Docker in the South East

Docker
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Docker in the South East.

Salary trend for Docker in the South East

Docker
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Docker in the South East over the 6 months to 15 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Docker in the South East

Docker
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Docker within the South East region over the 6 months to 15 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
Thames Valley -11 476 £61,500 +6.96% 99
Hampshire +7 418 £60,000 +20.00% 58
Berkshire -5 301 £62,500 +8.70% 50
East Sussex +25 229 £60,000 -4.00% 10
Surrey -25 162 £60,000 - 31
Oxfordshire +1 101 £57,500 -4.17% 20
West Sussex +4 83 £55,000 +4.76% 10
Buckinghamshire -34 76 £63,750 +10.87% 29
Kent -13 35 £40,000 -33.33% 9
Sussex - 3 £60,000 -
Middlesex - 2 - - 1
Home Counties -12 1 £100,000 +25.00%
Docker
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 South East region with a requirement for Docker.

1 877 (60.03%) Kubernetes
2 643 (44.01%) Agile Software Development
3 609 (41.68%) DevOps
4 575 (39.36%) AWS
5 538 (36.82%) Azure
6 493 (33.74%) JavaScript
7 424 (29.02%) Software Engineering
8 419 (28.68%) C#
9 408 (27.93%) Python
10 406 (27.79%) Git (software)
11 402 (27.52%) .NET
12 401 (27.45%) Microservices
13 364 (24.91%) SQL
14 359 (24.57%) Linux
15 348 (23.82%) Java
16 340 (23.27%) Terraform
17 337 (23.07%) React
18 302 (20.67%) Jenkins
19 292 (19.99%) Scrum
20 265 (18.14%) .NET Core
21 258 (17.66%) Test Automation
22 241 (16.50%) Full Stack Development
23 226 (15.47%) Degree
24 223 (15.26%) TDD
25 217 (14.85%) NoSQL
26 212 (14.51%) Node.js
27 210 (14.37%) GitHub
28 202 (13.83%) Ansible
28 202 (13.83%) Finance
29 198 (13.55%) Social Skills

Docker
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 79 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
2 41 (2.81%) Confluence
3 36 (2.46%) Apache
4 28 (1.92%) OpenStack
5 22 (1.51%) nginx
6 19 (1.30%) Apache Solr
6 19 (1.30%) Cloud Foundry
7 17 (1.16%) Jupyter
8 16 (1.10%) Tomcat
9 9 (0.62%) Apache Spark
9 9 (0.62%) WordPress
10 7 (0.48%) JBoss
11 6 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (0.41%) CMS
11 6 (0.41%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.27%) Jetty
13 2 (0.14%) IIS
13 2 (0.14%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.14%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.14%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (0.48%) Figma
2 5 (0.34%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 2 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.068%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.068%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 575 (39.36%) AWS
2 538 (36.82%) Azure
3 210 (14.37%) GitHub
4 171 (11.70%) SaaS
5 146 (9.99%) GCP
6 122 (8.35%) Serverless
7 72 (4.93%) Cloud Computing
8 68 (4.65%) AWS CloudFormation
9 65 (4.45%) OpenShift
10 59 (4.04%) Amazon S3
11 55 (3.76%) PaaS
12 52 (3.56%) Azure Service Bus
12 52 (3.56%) npm
13 48 (3.29%) AWS Lambda
14 44 (3.01%) Amazon EKS
15 41 (2.81%) IaaS
16 38 (2.60%) Amazon SQS
17 33 (2.26%) GitHub Actions
18 30 (2.05%) Azure Logic Apps
19 27 (1.85%) Azure Storage
Communications & Networking
1 39 (2.67%) DNS
1 39 (2.67%) Firewall
2 31 (2.12%) HTTP
3 30 (2.05%) Internet
3 30 (2.05%) VPN
4 17 (1.16%) TCP/IP
5 14 (0.96%) IPsec
6 13 (0.89%) BGP
6 13 (0.89%) Kerberos
7 12 (0.82%) SMTP
8 11 (0.75%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (0.68%) SSL
10 9 (0.62%) Network Security
11 8 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (0.41%) SSH
13 5 (0.34%) MQTT
14 4 (0.27%) NAS
15 3 (0.21%) AMQP
15 3 (0.21%) Wireless
15 3 (0.21%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (14.85%) NoSQL
2 161 (11.02%) MySQL
3 135 (9.24%) Big Data
4 134 (9.17%) PostgreSQL
5 104 (7.12%) MongoDB
6 94 (6.43%) SQL Server
7 80 (5.48%) Redis
8 55 (3.76%) Relational Database
9 41 (2.81%) Amazon RDS
10 38 (2.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 29 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
12 25 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 24 (1.64%) Data Lake
14 21 (1.44%) Hadoop
15 18 (1.23%) Azure SQL Database
16 17 (1.16%) OLAP
17 15 (1.03%) RDBMS
18 14 (0.96%) MariaDB
19 13 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
20 12 (0.82%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 406 (27.79%) Git (software)
2 302 (20.67%) Jenkins
3 119 (8.15%) JIRA
4 115 (7.87%) Selenium
5 103 (7.05%) GitLab
6 57 (3.90%) Bitbucket
7 45 (3.08%) SpecFlow
8 37 (2.53%) webpack
9 34 (2.33%) Cucumber
10 32 (2.19%) Maven
11 28 (1.92%) Moq
12 26 (1.78%) Octopus Deploy
13 23 (1.57%) Cypress.io
13 23 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
14 21 (1.44%) TeamCity
14 21 (1.44%) Visual Studio Team System
15 17 (1.16%) JMeter
16 16 (1.10%) NUnit
17 15 (1.03%) Visual Studio
18 13 (0.89%) PHPUnit
General
1 202 (13.83%) Finance
2 198 (13.55%) Social Skills
3 74 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
4 61 (4.18%) Law
5 52 (3.56%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 39 (2.67%) Banking
7 38 (2.60%) Games
8 34 (2.33%) Retail
9 32 (2.19%) Marketing
10 30 (2.05%) Telecoms
11 23 (1.57%) Organisational Skills
12 21 (1.44%) Automotive
13 15 (1.03%) Financial Institution
14 14 (0.96%) Public Sector
15 7 (0.48%) Aerospace
15 7 (0.48%) Wearables
16 6 (0.41%) Electronics
17 4 (0.27%) Manufacturing
17 4 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 730 (49.97%) Developer
2 214 (14.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 185 (12.66%) Senior Developer
4 177 (12.11%) Software Engineer
5 127 (8.69%) Software Developer
6 112 (7.67%) Java Developer
7 97 (6.64%) .NET Developer
8 93 (6.37%) Python Developer
9 79 (5.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 78 (5.34%) C# Developer
11 76 (5.20%) Architect
12 68 (4.65%) Lead Developer
13 63 (4.31%) PHP Developer
14 61 (4.18%) Full Stack Developer
15 60 (4.11%) Senior Software Engineer
16 56 (3.83%) Senior DevOps
16 56 (3.83%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 45 (3.08%) Python Engineer
17 45 (3.08%) React Developer
18 37 (2.53%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 402 (27.52%) .NET
2 337 (23.07%) React
3 265 (18.14%) .NET Core
4 212 (14.51%) Node.js
5 196 (13.42%) REST
6 177 (12.11%) AngularJS
7 166 (11.36%) RESTful
8 155 (10.61%) HTML
9 145 (9.92%) CSS
10 141 (9.65%) Vue.js
11 134 (9.17%) Spring
12 132 (9.03%) Web Services
13 122 (8.35%) RabbitMQ
14 89 (6.09%) .NET Framework
15 87 (5.95%) Kafka
16 86 (5.89%) Django
17 75 (5.13%) HTML5
18 71 (4.86%) Laravel
19 64 (4.38%) GraphQL
20 59 (4.04%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 114 (7.80%) Greenfield Project
2 76 (5.20%) Cloud Native
3 75 (5.13%) User Experience
4 52 (3.56%) Self-Motivation
5 45 (3.08%) Algorithms
6 34 (2.33%) Virtual Team
7 30 (2.05%) Public Cloud
8 28 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
9 24 (1.64%) Mobile App
9 24 (1.64%) Photography
10 21 (1.44%) Social Media
11 18 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
11 18 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
12 16 (1.10%) Life Science
13 15 (1.03%) e-Learning
14 14 (0.96%) Legacy Code
15 12 (0.82%) iPhone
16 11 (0.75%) Legacy Systems
16 11 (0.75%) Management Information System
17 9 (0.62%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 359 (24.57%) Linux
2 71 (4.86%) Windows
3 40 (2.74%) Unix
4 39 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 29 (1.98%) VMS
6 22 (1.51%) Android
7 20 (1.37%) CentOS
8 18 (1.23%) Ubuntu
9 13 (0.89%) Alpine Linux
9 13 (0.89%) Fedora
10 11 (0.75%) Mac OS
10 11 (0.75%) Windows 10
11 10 (0.68%) Apple iOS
11 10 (0.68%) Windows 7
12 8 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (0.48%) SUSE
14 6 (0.41%) Debian
14 6 (0.41%) Windows Server
15 3 (0.21%) Solaris
16 1 (0.068%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 643 (44.01%) Agile Software Development
2 609 (41.68%) DevOps
3 424 (29.02%) Software Engineering
4 401 (27.45%) Microservices
5 292 (19.99%) Scrum
6 258 (17.66%) Test Automation
7 241 (16.50%) Full Stack Development
8 223 (15.26%) TDD
9 187 (12.80%) Computer Science
10 174 (11.91%) Problem-Solving
11 158 (10.81%) Mentoring
12 154 (10.54%) Machine Learning
13 146 (9.99%) Infrastructure as Code
14 143 (9.79%) Continuous Integration
15 131 (8.97%) Unit Testing
16 121 (8.28%) Front End Development
17 117 (8.01%) Artificial Intelligence
18 116 (7.94%) Analytics
19 88 (6.02%) Open Source
20 85 (5.82%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 493 (33.74%) JavaScript
2 419 (28.68%) C#
3 408 (27.93%) Python
4 364 (24.91%) SQL
5 348 (23.82%) Java
6 156 (10.68%) PHP
7 150 (10.27%) Bash Shell
7 150 (10.27%) Go
8 128 (8.76%) TypeScript
9 74 (5.07%) PowerShell
10 58 (3.97%) Java 8
11 53 (3.63%) C++
12 37 (2.53%) C
12 37 (2.53%) Ruby
13 32 (2.19%) Groovy
14 31 (2.12%) Shell Script
15 29 (1.98%) ES6
16 23 (1.57%) Perl
17 22 (1.51%) Rust
18 20 (1.37%) Scala
Qualifications
1 226 (15.47%) Degree
2 98 (6.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 94 (6.43%) Security Cleared
4 67 (4.59%) SC Cleared
5 12 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (0.68%) AWS Certification
7 8 (0.55%) Master's Degree
8 7 (0.48%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.48%) TOGAF Certification
9 6 (0.41%) DBS Check
9 6 (0.41%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.41%) PhD
10 5 (0.34%) ISEB
11 2 (0.14%) CCSP
11 2 (0.14%) OCP
11 2 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.068%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.068%) CCNA
12 1 (0.068%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.068%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (7.32%) QA
2 14 (0.96%) GDPR
3 11 (0.75%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.21%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 3 (0.21%) GxP
6 1 (0.068%) Accessibility
System Software
1 29 (1.98%) Active Directory
2 22 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (0.55%) KVM
5 6 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (0.34%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.21%) iptables
8 3 (0.21%) LXC
8 3 (0.21%) Postfix
9 2 (0.14%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.068%) Firmware
10 1 (0.068%) GlusterFS
10 1 (0.068%) HDFS
10 1 (0.068%) NFS
10 1 (0.068%) pfSense
10 1 (0.068%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.068%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.068%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 877 (60.03%) Kubernetes
2 340 (23.27%) Terraform
3 202 (13.83%) Ansible
4 71 (4.86%) Puppet
5 50 (3.42%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (1.64%) Apache Brooklyn
7 15 (1.03%) Packer
8 14 (0.96%) Grafana
9 12 (0.82%) Prometheus
10 9 (0.62%) Rancher
11 6 (0.41%) Consul
12 4 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (0.27%) Galera Cluster
12 4 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
12 4 (0.27%) Istio
12 4 (0.27%) Kubeflow
12 4 (0.27%) Opsview
13 3 (0.21%) Kibana
13 3 (0.21%) logstash
13 3 (0.21%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 92 (6.30%) Microsoft
2 51 (3.49%) Google
3 50 (3.42%) VMware
4 30 (2.05%) IBM
5 28 (1.92%) Oracle
6 17 (1.16%) Red Hat
7 16 (1.10%) Atlassian
7 16 (1.10%) Zend
8 12 (0.82%) Splunk
9 11 (0.75%) New Relic
9 11 (0.75%) YouTube
10 8 (0.55%) Intel
11 7 (0.48%) SaltStack
12 6 (0.41%) Brandwatch
12 6 (0.41%) Okta
13 5 (0.34%) Lets Encrypt
13 5 (0.34%) SAP
14 4 (0.27%) Adobe
14 4 (0.27%) HP
14 4 (0.27%) Sage