Period
to 22 January 2021

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 22 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Docker
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 25 49 71
Rank change year-on-year +24 +22 +67
Permanent jobs citing Docker 2,907 3,504 3,393
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 8.03% 4.92% 4.00%
As % of the System Software category 44.07% 29.61% 26.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3,230 3,183 3,070
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,700
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -3.85% +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 6,596 11,833 12,917
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 18.22% 16.62% 15.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5,497 9,730 10,445
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

Docker
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Docker as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Docker in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 22 January 2021.

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 22 January 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
North of England +19 845 £55,000 +4.76% 273
South East +25 778 £60,000 +4.35% 158
South West +27 485 £51,500 +3.00% 95
North West +22 431 £55,000 +4.76% 162
Yorkshire +11 361 £55,000 +4.76% 93
Midlands +41 338 £55,000 +10.00% 100
West Midlands +43 259 £57,500 +9.52% 67
Scotland +19 252 £50,000 +5.04% 56
East of England +33 118 £60,000 +9.09% 64
East Midlands +24 78 £50,000 +5.26% 32
Wales +31 76 £47,500 +9.56% 22
North East +39 52 £55,000 +10.00% 18
Northern Ireland +36 23 £52,500 -25.00% 11
Docker
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Docker.

1 1,684 (57.93%) Kubernetes
2 1,465 (50.40%) DevOps
3 1,443 (49.64%) Agile Software Development
4 1,318 (45.34%) AWS
5 1,005 (34.57%) Azure
6 979 (33.68%) Linux
7 978 (33.64%) JavaScript
8 880 (30.27%) Python
9 857 (29.48%) Terraform
10 740 (25.46%) Git (software)
11 708 (24.36%) Microservices
12 692 (23.80%) Java
13 672 (23.12%) C#
14 656 (22.57%) Ansible
15 650 (22.36%) SQL
16 627 (21.57%) Software Engineering
17 604 (20.78%) Scrum
18 568 (19.54%) Jenkins
19 566 (19.47%) .NET
20 528 (18.16%) React
21 501 (17.23%) Puppet
22 481 (16.55%) AngularJS
23 479 (16.48%) TDD
24 473 (16.27%) Continuous Integration
25 445 (15.31%) Node.js
26 403 (13.86%) Opscode Chef
27 387 (13.31%) Infrastructure as Code
28 384 (13.21%) PHP
29 383 (13.18%) GCP
30 350 (12.04%) MySQL

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
1 152 (5.23%) Elasticsearch
2 132 (4.54%) Confluence
3 76 (2.61%) Apache
4 55 (1.89%) Apache Spark
5 47 (1.62%) Tomcat
6 45 (1.55%) nginx
7 40 (1.38%) OpenStack
8 34 (1.17%) JBoss
9 27 (0.93%) IIS
10 25 (0.86%) CMS
11 16 (0.55%) WebSphere
12 14 (0.48%) WordPress
13 13 (0.45%) WebLogic
14 10 (0.34%) SharePoint
15 9 (0.31%) ColdFusion
16 8 (0.28%) Drupal
17 7 (0.24%) Apache Solr
17 7 (0.24%) Cloud Foundry
17 7 (0.24%) GlassFish
18 6 (0.21%) Site Server
Applications
1 28 (0.96%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.069%) GIMP
3 2 (0.069%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.069%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.034%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.034%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 11 (0.38%) Magento
2 8 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (0.24%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 3 (0.10%) Shopify
5 2 (0.069%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1,318 (45.34%) AWS
2 1,005 (34.57%) Azure
3 383 (13.18%) GCP
4 316 (10.87%) AWS CloudFormation
5 244 (8.39%) SaaS
6 160 (5.50%) Serverless
7 138 (4.75%) GitHub
8 117 (4.02%) PaaS
9 114 (3.92%) Amazon EKS
10 94 (3.23%) IaaS
11 93 (3.20%) OpenShift
12 90 (3.10%) Amazon ECS
13 88 (3.03%) Pulumi
14 80 (2.75%) Amazon EC2
15 74 (2.55%) AWS Lambda
16 64 (2.20%) Office 365
17 61 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
18 45 (1.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 42 (1.44%) Datadog
20 38 (1.31%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 73 (2.51%) Firewall
2 70 (2.41%) HTTP
3 63 (2.17%) TCP/IP
4 46 (1.58%) VPN
5 30 (1.03%) DNS
6 28 (0.96%) IPv4
7 25 (0.86%) VLAN
8 22 (0.76%) OSPF
9 18 (0.62%) Internet
9 18 (0.62%) WAN
10 17 (0.58%) LAN
11 16 (0.55%) SSL
12 15 (0.52%) AMQP
13 14 (0.48%) Network Security
14 12 (0.41%) HTTPS
14 12 (0.41%) OpenVPN
15 10 (0.34%) Software-Defined Networking
15 10 (0.34%) VoIP
16 9 (0.31%) DHCP
17 8 (0.28%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 350 (12.04%) MySQL
2 311 (10.70%) SQL Server
3 302 (10.39%) PostgreSQL
4 267 (9.18%) MongoDB
5 218 (7.50%) NoSQL
6 123 (4.23%) Redis
7 109 (3.75%) Relational Database
8 92 (3.16%) Big Data
9 75 (2.58%) Azure SQL Database
10 65 (2.24%) Hadoop
11 56 (1.93%) MariaDB
12 49 (1.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 48 (1.65%) Cosmos DB
14 33 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
15 29 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
16 25 (0.86%) Neo4j
17 21 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
17 21 (0.72%) Apache Hive
18 18 (0.62%) RDBMS
19 15 (0.52%) HBase
Development Applications
1 740 (25.46%) Git (software)
2 568 (19.54%) Jenkins
3 210 (7.22%) JIRA
4 179 (6.16%) GitLab
5 161 (5.54%) Selenium
6 121 (4.16%) TeamCity
7 99 (3.41%) Bitbucket
8 91 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
9 65 (2.24%) Cucumber
10 64 (2.20%) Maven
11 60 (2.06%) SpecFlow
12 58 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 57 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 50 (1.72%) Vagrant
15 46 (1.58%) Subversion
16 43 (1.48%) Gradle
16 43 (1.48%) JUnit
17 41 (1.41%) Artifactory
18 38 (1.31%) Sonatype Nexus
19 36 (1.24%) PHPUnit
General
1 323 (11.11%) Finance
2 123 (4.23%) Public Sector
3 95 (3.27%) Marketing
4 80 (2.75%) Games
5 59 (2.03%) Law
6 49 (1.69%) Telecoms
7 43 (1.48%) Retail
8 39 (1.34%) Banking
9 37 (1.27%) Manufacturing
10 29 (1.00%) Electronics
11 28 (0.96%) Legal
12 21 (0.72%) Automotive
13 16 (0.55%) Back Office
14 15 (0.52%) Advertising
15 13 (0.45%) Publishing
16 10 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
17 8 (0.28%) Digital Economy
18 5 (0.17%) Aerospace
18 5 (0.17%) Billing
19 4 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,161 (39.94%) Developer
2 737 (25.35%) DevOps Engineer
3 302 (10.39%) Senior Developer
4 298 (10.25%) AWS Engineer
5 289 (9.94%) Software Engineer
6 266 (9.15%) AWS DevOps
7 260 (8.94%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 236 (8.12%) Java Developer
9 203 (6.98%) Software Developer
10 164 (5.64%) PHP Developer
11 163 (5.61%) .NET Developer
12 145 (4.99%) Full Stack Developer
13 120 (4.13%) Python Developer
14 118 (4.06%) C# Developer
15 106 (3.65%) JavaScript Developer
16 104 (3.58%) Azure Engineer
17 103 (3.54%) Senior DevOps
18 98 (3.37%) Senior DevOps Engineer
19 93 (3.20%) Cloud Engineer
20 90 (3.10%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 566 (19.47%) .NET
2 528 (18.16%) React
3 481 (16.55%) AngularJS
4 445 (15.31%) Node.js
5 344 (11.83%) .NET Core
6 332 (11.42%) HTML
7 327 (11.25%) CSS
8 310 (10.66%) REST
9 294 (10.11%) Vue.js
10 285 (9.80%) Spring
11 250 (8.60%) Kafka
12 197 (6.78%) Web Services
13 179 (6.16%) RabbitMQ
14 178 (6.12%) RESTful
15 174 (5.99%) Spring Boot
16 166 (5.71%) Laravel
17 156 (5.37%) .NET Framework
18 137 (4.71%) jQuery
19 110 (3.78%) ASP.NET
20 101 (3.47%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 177 (6.09%) Greenfield Project
2 99 (3.41%) Public Cloud
3 96 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
4 93 (3.20%) Mobile App
5 80 (2.75%) Linux Command Line
6 67 (2.30%) User Experience
7 53 (1.82%) Enterprise Cloud
8 52 (1.79%) Cloud Native
9 50 (1.72%) Data Centre
10 47 (1.62%) Algorithms
11 35 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
12 34 (1.17%) Private Cloud
13 33 (1.14%) Self-Motivation
14 31 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
15 28 (0.96%) Blog
16 26 (0.89%) Cyberattack
17 24 (0.83%) EPoS
18 17 (0.58%) Virtual Team
19 16 (0.55%) NHS
20 14 (0.48%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 979 (33.68%) Linux
2 273 (9.39%) Windows
3 128 (4.40%) Unix
4 111 (3.82%) CentOS
5 105 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 102 (3.51%) Windows Server
7 81 (2.79%) Ubuntu
8 33 (1.14%) Android
9 29 (1.00%) Apple iOS
10 16 (0.55%) Windows Server 2016
11 12 (0.41%) Debian
12 10 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (0.28%) Fedora
14 5 (0.17%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.17%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.10%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.10%) VMS
16 2 (0.069%) Amazon Linux
16 2 (0.069%) CoreOS
16 2 (0.069%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,465 (50.40%) DevOps
2 1,443 (49.64%) Agile Software Development
3 708 (24.36%) Microservices
4 627 (21.57%) Software Engineering
5 604 (20.78%) Scrum
6 479 (16.48%) TDD
7 473 (16.27%) Continuous Integration
8 387 (13.31%) Infrastructure as Code
9 295 (10.15%) Problem-Solving
10 286 (9.84%) Test Automation
11 266 (9.15%) Configuration Management
12 261 (8.98%) Mentoring
13 252 (8.67%) Deployment Automation
14 208 (7.16%) MVC
15 207 (7.12%) Migration
16 188 (6.47%) Analytics
17 184 (6.33%) Machine Learning
18 176 (6.05%) Open Source
19 175 (6.02%) Site Reliability Engineering
20 169 (5.81%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 978 (33.64%) JavaScript
2 880 (30.27%) Python
3 692 (23.80%) Java
4 672 (23.12%) C#
5 650 (22.36%) SQL
6 384 (13.21%) PHP
7 344 (11.83%) Go
8 304 (10.46%) Bash Shell
9 298 (10.25%) TypeScript
10 258 (8.88%) PowerShell
11 233 (8.02%) Ruby
12 153 (5.26%) C++
13 84 (2.89%) Scala
14 80 (2.75%) Java 8
15 71 (2.44%) Groovy
16 58 (2.00%) C
17 52 (1.79%) T-SQL
18 50 (1.72%) Perl
19 46 (1.58%) Kotlin
20 35 (1.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 225 (7.74%) Degree
2 152 (5.23%) Security Cleared
3 95 (3.27%) SC Cleared
4 90 (3.10%) Computer Science Degree
5 79 (2.72%) AWS Certification
6 39 (1.34%) PhD
7 36 (1.24%) DV Cleared
8 26 (0.89%) ISTQB
8 26 (0.89%) RHCE
9 20 (0.69%) ISEB
10 17 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 11 (0.38%) GIAC
12 8 (0.28%) CCNA
12 8 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (0.24%) CCNP
13 7 (0.24%) MCSE
14 5 (0.17%) ISEB Practitioner
14 5 (0.17%) Master's Degree
14 5 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (4.20%) QA
2 29 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (0.45%) GDPR
4 11 (0.38%) NIST
4 11 (0.38%) SLA
5 9 (0.31%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.28%) NCSC
7 6 (0.21%) NIST 800
7 6 (0.21%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.17%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (0.10%) PMO
10 2 (0.069%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.069%) IEC 62304
10 2 (0.069%) ISO 13485
11 1 (0.034%) WCAG
System Software
1 134 (4.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (2.41%) Active Directory
3 43 (1.48%) Hyper-V
4 28 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
5 24 (0.83%) vSphere
6 19 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (0.48%) KVM
8 11 (0.38%) VirtualBox
9 9 (0.31%) HDFS
10 8 (0.28%) pfSense
10 8 (0.28%) XenApp
10 8 (0.28%) XenDesktop
11 7 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 7 (0.24%) Ceph
11 7 (0.24%) LXC
11 7 (0.24%) Xen
12 5 (0.17%) Firmware
13 4 (0.14%) Postfix
14 3 (0.10%) GlusterFS
14 3 (0.10%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1,684 (57.93%) Kubernetes
2 857 (29.48%) Terraform
3 656 (22.57%) Ansible
4 501 (17.23%) Puppet
5 403 (13.86%) Opscode Chef
6 103 (3.54%) Prometheus
7 84 (2.89%) Grafana
8 50 (1.72%) Packer
9 39 (1.34%) Nagios
10 27 (0.93%) Docker Swarm
11 26 (0.89%) ZABBIX
12 20 (0.69%) Consul
12 20 (0.69%) Graylog
13 18 (0.62%) MIIS
13 18 (0.62%) Rancher
14 13 (0.45%) HAProxy
15 11 (0.38%) Istio
15 11 (0.38%) Proxmox
16 10 (0.34%) Graphite
16 10 (0.34%) Icinga
Vendors
1 254 (8.74%) Microsoft
2 204 (7.02%) VMware
3 186 (6.40%) Google
4 129 (4.44%) Oracle
5 114 (3.92%) Red Hat
6 85 (2.92%) SaltStack
7 68 (2.34%) Atlassian
8 64 (2.20%) New Relic
9 43 (1.48%) Zend
10 40 (1.38%) Splunk
11 38 (1.31%) Cisco
12 32 (1.10%) IBM
13 25 (0.86%) SAP
14 23 (0.79%) Dynatrace
15 16 (0.55%) Pega
16 15 (0.52%) Apple
17 14 (0.48%) WSO2
18 12 (0.41%) Aquila
19 10 (0.34%) CheckPoint
20 9 (0.31%) Adobe