Period
to 16 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 16 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Docker
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 89 182
Rank change year-on-year +38 +93 +195
Permanent jobs citing Docker 3,915 3,239 1,929
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 4.82% 3.46% 1.97%
As % of the System Software category 28.46% 24.27% 15.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3,225 2,604 1,584
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £71,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% 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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 13,756 13,343 12,377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 16.94% 14.27% 12.65%
Number of salaries quoted 11,211 10,675 10,371
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.39% +2.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% +5.88%

Docker
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Docker as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Docker in the UK excluding London

Docker
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Docker in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Docker in the UK excluding London

Docker
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Docker in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 16 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Docker in the UK excluding London

Docker
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Docker within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 16 September 2019. 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
South East +49 1,358 £55,000 - 195
North of England +7 879 £50,000 - 188
South West +57 604 £55,000 +10.00% 110
North West +6 448 £52,500 +5.00% 109
Midlands +46 433 £50,000 -4.76% 92
Yorkshire +2 399 £50,000 - 68
East of England +5 267 £55,000 - 98
Scotland +22 263 £50,000 - 48
West Midlands +46 253 £51,750 +0.98% 56
East Midlands +48 178 £47,500 -9.52% 34
Wales -5 86 £42,500 -15.00% 26
Northern Ireland -1 32 £47,500 +5.56% 12
North East -11 32 £50,000 +3.09% 11
Isle of Man - 2 £55,000 -
Docker
UK

For the 6 months to 16 September 2019, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Docker.

1 1,980 (50.57%) Agile Software Development
2 1,953 (49.89%) Kubernetes
3 1,873 (47.84%) DevOps
4 1,665 (42.53%) AWS
5 1,394 (35.61%) Linux
6 1,374 (35.10%) Java
7 1,314 (33.56%) JavaScript
8 1,298 (33.15%) Git (software)
9 1,260 (32.18%) Python
10 1,255 (32.06%) Azure
11 1,054 (26.92%) Jenkins
12 1,041 (26.59%) Microservices
13 955 (24.39%) Ansible
14 919 (23.47%) Software Engineering
15 861 (21.99%) C#
16 753 (19.23%) .NET
17 752 (19.21%) Terraform
18 742 (18.95%) SQL
19 730 (18.65%) Node.js
20 716 (18.29%) Puppet
21 692 (17.68%) Continuous Integration
22 688 (17.57%) TDD
23 687 (17.55%) Scrum
24 606 (15.48%) React
25 594 (15.17%) Test Automation
26 590 (15.07%) AngularJS
27 585 (14.94%) GCP
28 580 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
29 572 (14.61%) Spring
30 563 (14.38%) CSS

Docker
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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
1 248 (6.33%) Confluence
2 246 (6.28%) Elasticsearch
3 155 (3.96%) Apache
4 146 (3.73%) OpenStack
5 133 (3.40%) Tomcat
6 129 (3.30%) Apache Spark
7 124 (3.17%) nginx
8 83 (2.12%) JBoss
9 54 (1.38%) WebLogic
10 43 (1.10%) CMS
11 42 (1.07%) IIS
12 35 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
13 33 (0.84%) Drupal
14 31 (0.79%) WordPress
15 27 (0.69%) WebSphere
16 26 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
17 24 (0.61%) Hyperledger
18 21 (0.54%) SharePoint
19 20 (0.51%) Apache Solr
20 19 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 13 (0.33%) Chatbot
2 5 (0.13%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.077%) Fireworks
3 3 (0.077%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.051%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.051%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.026%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 25 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.20%) Magento
3 4 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.051%) CA PPM
4 2 (0.051%) OpenCart
4 2 (0.051%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.026%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.026%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.026%) Revive Adserver
5 1 (0.026%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.026%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1,665 (42.53%) AWS
2 1,255 (32.06%) Azure
3 585 (14.94%) GCP
4 260 (6.64%) SaaS
5 229 (5.85%) GitHub
6 208 (5.31%) Serverless
7 190 (4.85%) OpenShift
8 161 (4.11%) AWS CloudFormation
9 151 (3.86%) IaaS
10 135 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
11 132 (3.37%) Cloud Computing
12 121 (3.09%) Amazon S3
12 121 (3.09%) PaaS
13 117 (2.99%) AWS Lambda
14 73 (1.86%) IBM Cloud
15 68 (1.74%) Amazon ECS
16 62 (1.58%) Amazon SQS
16 62 (1.58%) npm
17 60 (1.53%) Slack
18 46 (1.17%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 161 (4.11%) Firewall
2 144 (3.68%) TCP/IP
3 65 (1.66%) VPN
4 64 (1.63%) Internet
5 62 (1.58%) DNS
6 55 (1.40%) HTTP
7 51 (1.30%) HTTPS
8 32 (0.82%) SSL
9 27 (0.69%) SAN
10 25 (0.64%) Broadband
11 22 (0.56%) DHCP
11 22 (0.56%) SMTP
11 22 (0.56%) VLAN
12 20 (0.51%) Network Security
13 19 (0.49%) FTP
14 18 (0.46%) SSH
15 14 (0.36%) MQTT
15 14 (0.36%) Skype
16 12 (0.31%) Cisco Nexus
16 12 (0.31%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 521 (13.31%) MySQL
2 473 (12.08%) MongoDB
3 403 (10.29%) SQL Server
4 398 (10.17%) PostgreSQL
5 336 (8.58%) NoSQL
6 193 (4.93%) Redis
7 174 (4.44%) Big Data
8 167 (4.27%) Relational Database
9 135 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
10 122 (3.12%) Amazon RDS
11 121 (3.09%) Hadoop
12 65 (1.66%) MariaDB
13 64 (1.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 48 (1.23%) RDBMS
15 42 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
16 38 (0.97%) Neo4j
17 37 (0.95%) Blockchain
18 32 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
19 30 (0.77%) GIS
20 29 (0.74%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 1,298 (33.15%) Git (software)
2 1,054 (26.92%) Jenkins
3 450 (11.49%) JIRA
4 275 (7.02%) Maven
5 243 (6.21%) Selenium
6 197 (5.03%) Cucumber
7 190 (4.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 190 (4.85%) Bitbucket
8 161 (4.11%) TeamCity
9 148 (3.78%) Subversion
10 132 (3.37%) JUnit
10 132 (3.37%) Vagrant
11 131 (3.35%) GitLab
11 131 (3.35%) webpack
12 127 (3.24%) Visual Studio Team System
13 94 (2.40%) Gradle
14 90 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
15 68 (1.74%) Octopus Deploy
16 67 (1.71%) Babel
17 62 (1.58%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 459 (11.72%) Finance
2 264 (6.74%) Retail
3 170 (4.34%) Banking
4 113 (2.89%) Marketing
5 111 (2.84%) Public Sector
6 72 (1.84%) Telecoms
7 70 (1.79%) Games
8 57 (1.46%) Electronics
9 45 (1.15%) Manufacturing
10 38 (0.97%) Automotive
11 32 (0.82%) Legal
12 15 (0.38%) Publishing
13 14 (0.36%) Law
14 13 (0.33%) Financial Institution
15 12 (0.31%) Retail Banking
16 11 (0.28%) Advertising
17 8 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
18 7 (0.18%) Fire and Rescue
18 7 (0.18%) Police
19 6 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,581 (40.38%) Developer
2 863 (22.04%) DevOps Engineer
3 481 (12.29%) Software Engineer
4 381 (9.73%) Senior Developer
5 354 (9.04%) Java Developer
6 259 (6.62%) .NET Developer
7 251 (6.41%) Software Developer
8 235 (6.00%) Cloud Engineer
9 224 (5.72%) PHP Developer
10 217 (5.54%) C# Developer
11 166 (4.24%) Junior
12 158 (4.04%) Senior DevOps
13 157 (4.01%) C# .NET Developer
14 150 (3.83%) Linux Engineer
15 142 (3.63%) AWS Engineer
16 141 (3.60%) Senior Software Engineer
17 138 (3.52%) Java Engineer
18 137 (3.50%) Full Stack Developer
19 135 (3.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
20 132 (3.37%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 753 (19.23%) .NET
2 730 (18.65%) Node.js
3 606 (15.48%) React
4 590 (15.07%) AngularJS
5 572 (14.61%) Spring
6 563 (14.38%) CSS
7 544 (13.90%) HTML
8 362 (9.25%) Web Services
9 355 (9.07%) RESTful
10 314 (8.02%) Kafka
11 308 (7.87%) .NET Core
12 300 (7.66%) REST
12 300 (7.66%) Spring Boot
13 294 (7.51%) ASP.NET
14 193 (4.93%) JSON
15 190 (4.85%) RabbitMQ
15 190 (4.85%) Vue.js
16 165 (4.21%) jQuery
17 164 (4.19%) HTML5
18 162 (4.14%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 260 (6.64%) Greenfield Project
2 224 (5.72%) Public Cloud
3 168 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
4 142 (3.63%) Enterprise Software
5 140 (3.58%) Self-Motivation
6 119 (3.04%) User Experience
7 118 (3.01%) Linux Command Line
8 112 (2.86%) Algorithms
9 89 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
10 81 (2.07%) Data Centre
11 76 (1.94%) Private Cloud
12 74 (1.89%) Mobile App
13 60 (1.53%) Data Structures
14 40 (1.02%) Clustering
15 39 (1.00%) Renewable Energy
16 35 (0.89%) Virtual Team
17 27 (0.69%) Cloud Native
17 27 (0.69%) iPad
18 26 (0.66%) Internet of Things
19 24 (0.61%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 1,394 (35.61%) Linux
2 432 (11.03%) Windows
3 184 (4.70%) Unix
4 172 (4.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 151 (3.86%) CentOS
6 126 (3.22%) Windows Server
7 109 (2.78%) Ubuntu
8 105 (2.68%) Android
9 86 (2.20%) Apple iOS
10 40 (1.02%) Debian
11 32 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (0.51%) Fedora
13 13 (0.33%) VMS
14 12 (0.31%) SUSE
15 11 (0.28%) Solaris
16 7 (0.18%) Mac OS
17 6 (0.15%) Amazon Linux
17 6 (0.15%) Windows 10
17 6 (0.15%) Windows 7
17 6 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,980 (50.57%) Agile Software Development
2 1,873 (47.84%) DevOps
3 1,041 (26.59%) Microservices
4 919 (23.47%) Software Engineering
5 692 (17.68%) Continuous Integration
6 688 (17.57%) TDD
7 687 (17.55%) Scrum
8 594 (15.17%) Test Automation
9 457 (11.67%) MVC
10 428 (10.93%) Configuration Management
11 393 (10.04%) Problem-Solving
12 354 (9.04%) Continuous Delivery
13 350 (8.94%) Computer Science
14 347 (8.86%) Open Source
15 336 (8.58%) Mentoring
16 306 (7.82%) Infrastructure as Code
17 301 (7.69%) BDD
18 274 (7.00%) SDLC
19 272 (6.95%) OO
20 262 (6.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,374 (35.10%) Java
2 1,314 (33.56%) JavaScript
3 1,260 (32.18%) Python
4 861 (21.99%) C#
5 742 (18.95%) SQL
6 504 (12.87%) Bash Shell
7 489 (12.49%) PHP
8 381 (9.73%) Ruby
9 288 (7.36%) PowerShell
10 263 (6.72%) Go
11 251 (6.41%) TypeScript
12 217 (5.54%) Java 8
13 200 (5.11%) C++
14 173 (4.42%) C
15 171 (4.37%) Perl
16 139 (3.55%) ES6
17 112 (2.86%) Scala
18 102 (2.61%) Shell Script
19 97 (2.48%) Groovy
20 80 (2.04%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 456 (11.65%) Degree
2 196 (5.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 193 (4.93%) Security Cleared
4 108 (2.76%) SC Cleared
5 74 (1.89%) DV Cleared
6 73 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 46 (1.17%) AWS Certification
7 46 (1.17%) MCSE
8 41 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
9 37 (0.95%) CISSP
10 35 (0.89%) CCNA
11 33 (0.84%) CompTIA Security+
11 33 (0.84%) GIAC
11 33 (0.84%) Linux+ Certification
11 33 (0.84%) Network+ Certification
11 33 (0.84%) SANS
11 33 (0.84%) SSCP
12 29 (0.74%) RHCE
13 25 (0.64%) Master's Degree
14 15 (0.38%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 166 (4.24%) QA
2 38 (0.97%) SLA
3 24 (0.61%) GDPR
4 17 (0.43%) Data Quality
4 17 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (0.10%) SEPA
7 4 (0.10%) WCAG
8 3 (0.077%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.077%) PSD2
9 1 (0.026%) NCSC
9 1 (0.026%) PMO
System Software
1 139 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 96 (2.45%) Active Directory
3 59 (1.51%) Hyper-V
4 43 (1.10%) vSphere
5 40 (1.02%) VirtualBox
6 35 (0.89%) KVM
6 35 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
7 33 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
8 28 (0.72%) oVirt
9 25 (0.64%) NFS
10 24 (0.61%) RHEV
11 22 (0.56%) Xen
12 21 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
13 16 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 15 (0.38%) VMware NSX
15 14 (0.36%) Ceph
15 14 (0.36%) iptables
16 13 (0.33%) LXC
16 13 (0.33%) Varnish
17 12 (0.31%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1,953 (49.89%) Kubernetes
2 955 (24.39%) Ansible
3 752 (19.21%) Terraform
4 716 (18.29%) Puppet
5 580 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
6 157 (4.01%) Docker Swarm
7 102 (2.61%) Prometheus
8 95 (2.43%) Mesos
9 91 (2.32%) Nagios
10 84 (2.15%) Grafana
11 79 (2.02%) Packer
12 73 (1.86%) Marathon
13 69 (1.76%) Kibana
14 49 (1.25%) ZABBIX
15 46 (1.17%) Graphite
16 42 (1.07%) Consul
17 40 (1.02%) Salt
18 34 (0.87%) Rancher
19 33 (0.84%) logstash
20 27 (0.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 405 (10.34%) Google
2 382 (9.76%) Microsoft
3 238 (6.08%) Oracle
4 194 (4.96%) Red Hat
5 182 (4.65%) VMware
6 106 (2.71%) Atlassian
7 84 (2.15%) IBM
8 58 (1.48%) Cisco
8 58 (1.48%) Splunk
9 44 (1.12%) SAP
10 32 (0.82%) Rackspace
10 32 (0.82%) Zend
11 31 (0.79%) AppDynamics
12 30 (0.77%) Cypress Semiconductor
13 26 (0.66%) Sitecore
14 25 (0.64%) Teradata
15 24 (0.61%) hybris
16 23 (0.59%) New Relic
17 22 (0.56%) F5
18 21 (0.54%) ForgeRock