Period
to 16 April 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 16 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Docker
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 24 40 64
Rank change year-on-year +16 +24 +45
Permanent jobs citing Docker 3,883 3,397 3,661
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 8.32% 5.43% 4.36%
As % of the System Software category 45.40% 32.33% 27.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3,194 2,812 2,926
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £73,750
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 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 8,552 10,506 13,437
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 18.32% 16.80% 15.99%
Number of salaries quoted 7,062 8,539 10,824
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £23,750
25th Percentile £33,844 £31,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £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 16 April 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 16 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
South East +23 1,113 £60,000 +9.09% 241
North of England +14 1,098 £55,000 +4.76% 255
South West +14 720 £50,000 -4.76% 140
Yorkshire +12 529 £57,500 +15.00% 86
North West +11 516 £55,000 - 137
Midlands +33 407 £57,500 +9.52% 142
Scotland +10 320 £50,000 - 59
West Midlands +19 282 £60,000 +14.29% 98
East of England +19 151 £60,000 +9.09% 80
East Midlands +43 117 £50,000 -4.76% 44
Wales +5 58 £47,500 +5.56% 16
North East +34 53 £51,250 +2.50% 32
Northern Ireland +9 21 £52,500 +16.67% 9
Isle of Man - 1 £42,500 -
Docker
UK

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

1 2,240 (57.69%) Kubernetes
2 2,028 (52.23%) Agile Software Development
3 1,920 (49.45%) DevOps
4 1,775 (45.71%) AWS
5 1,409 (36.29%) Azure
6 1,369 (35.26%) JavaScript
7 1,229 (31.65%) Python
8 1,206 (31.06%) Linux
9 1,178 (30.34%) Terraform
10 1,071 (27.58%) Software Engineering
11 1,038 (26.73%) Java
12 1,029 (26.50%) Git (software)
13 940 (24.21%) Microservices
14 924 (23.80%) SQL
15 880 (22.66%) C#
16 819 (21.09%) Ansible
17 810 (20.86%) Scrum
18 799 (20.58%) React
19 784 (20.19%) Jenkins
20 691 (17.80%) .NET
21 678 (17.46%) AngularJS
22 616 (15.86%) Puppet
23 607 (15.63%) Node.js
24 593 (15.27%) Infrastructure as Code
25 576 (14.83%) TDD
26 557 (14.34%) GCP
27 550 (14.16%) PHP
28 521 (13.42%) Continuous Integration
29 512 (13.19%) MySQL
30 509 (13.11%) Go

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
1 225 (5.79%) Confluence
2 218 (5.61%) Elasticsearch
3 80 (2.06%) Apache Spark
4 76 (1.96%) Apache
5 57 (1.47%) nginx
5 57 (1.47%) Tomcat
6 42 (1.08%) OpenStack
7 33 (0.85%) JBoss
8 32 (0.82%) CMS
9 23 (0.59%) IIS
10 19 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 18 (0.46%) WordPress
12 15 (0.39%) WebLogic
13 14 (0.36%) ColdFusion
14 10 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
14 10 (0.26%) Drupal
14 10 (0.26%) WebSphere
15 9 (0.23%) NServiceBus
16 8 (0.21%) Umbraco
17 7 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 41 (1.06%) Microsoft Project
2 10 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.077%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.077%) Sketch
3 3 (0.077%) Zeplin
4 1 (0.026%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.026%) EngageOne
4 1 (0.026%) GIMP
4 1 (0.026%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.026%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 15 (0.39%) Magento
2 5 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.13%) Shopify
2 5 (0.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.026%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.026%) PlanetPress Connect
Cloud Services
1 1,775 (45.71%) AWS
2 1,409 (36.29%) Azure
3 557 (14.34%) GCP
4 417 (10.74%) AWS CloudFormation
5 337 (8.68%) SaaS
6 242 (6.23%) Serverless
7 202 (5.20%) PaaS
8 186 (4.79%) GitHub
9 153 (3.94%) IaaS
10 137 (3.53%) Amazon EKS
11 117 (3.01%) Pulumi
12 109 (2.81%) AWS Lambda
13 97 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
14 95 (2.45%) Amazon ECS
15 88 (2.27%) OpenShift
16 70 (1.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 68 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
18 66 (1.70%) Datadog
19 63 (1.62%) Microsoft 365
20 57 (1.47%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 135 (3.48%) Firewall
2 81 (2.09%) Internet
3 80 (2.06%) VPN
4 72 (1.85%) IPv4
5 70 (1.80%) HTTP
6 67 (1.73%) TCP/IP
7 62 (1.60%) VLAN
8 58 (1.49%) OSPF
9 43 (1.11%) DNS
10 23 (0.59%) SSL
11 21 (0.54%) Network Security
12 19 (0.49%) DMZ
12 19 (0.49%) OpenVPN
13 14 (0.36%) HTTPS
14 13 (0.33%) WAN
15 12 (0.31%) AMQP
16 11 (0.28%) Wireshark
17 10 (0.26%) LAN
18 9 (0.23%) DHCP
18 9 (0.23%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 512 (13.19%) MySQL
2 398 (10.25%) MongoDB
3 385 (9.92%) PostgreSQL
4 358 (9.22%) SQL Server
5 284 (7.31%) NoSQL
6 164 (4.22%) Big Data
7 162 (4.17%) Redis
8 106 (2.73%) Azure SQL Database
9 92 (2.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 87 (2.24%) Cosmos DB
10 87 (2.24%) Relational Database
11 86 (2.21%) MariaDB
12 73 (1.88%) Hadoop
13 56 (1.44%) Amazon RDS
14 43 (1.11%) Apache Hive
15 40 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
16 31 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
16 31 (0.80%) Neo4j
17 22 (0.57%) Apache Accumulo
18 18 (0.46%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1,029 (26.50%) Git (software)
2 784 (20.19%) Jenkins
3 326 (8.40%) JIRA
4 221 (5.69%) GitLab
5 152 (3.91%) Selenium
6 122 (3.14%) Bitbucket
7 120 (3.09%) TeamCity
8 109 (2.81%) Subversion
9 98 (2.52%) Octopus Deploy
10 93 (2.40%) Maven
11 91 (2.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 69 (1.78%) Gradle
13 68 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
14 67 (1.73%) Cucumber
15 57 (1.47%) Vagrant
16 53 (1.36%) Artifactory
17 52 (1.34%) SpecFlow
18 44 (1.13%) JUnit
19 41 (1.06%) IntelliJ
19 41 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 447 (11.51%) Finance
2 159 (4.09%) Public Sector
3 148 (3.81%) Marketing
4 100 (2.58%) Games
5 78 (2.01%) Law
6 73 (1.88%) Telecoms
7 68 (1.75%) Legal
8 57 (1.47%) Retail
9 54 (1.39%) Manufacturing
10 50 (1.29%) Electronics
11 45 (1.16%) Banking
12 36 (0.93%) Automotive
13 19 (0.49%) Billing
14 15 (0.39%) Publishing
15 12 (0.31%) Back Office
15 12 (0.31%) Financial Institution
16 11 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
17 8 (0.21%) Advertising
18 3 (0.077%) Digital Economy
18 3 (0.077%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,635 (42.11%) Developer
2 900 (23.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 458 (11.80%) Senior Developer
4 419 (10.79%) Software Engineer
5 335 (8.63%) AWS Engineer
6 303 (7.80%) Java Developer
7 290 (7.47%) AWS DevOps
8 284 (7.31%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 261 (6.72%) Software Developer
10 250 (6.44%) PHP Developer
11 204 (5.25%) Full Stack Developer
12 197 (5.07%) Cloud Engineer
13 184 (4.74%) C# Developer
14 182 (4.69%) .NET Developer
14 182 (4.69%) JavaScript Developer
15 159 (4.09%) Azure Engineer
16 137 (3.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 134 (3.45%) Senior DevOps
18 129 (3.32%) Azure DevOps Engineer
18 129 (3.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 799 (20.58%) React
2 691 (17.80%) .NET
3 678 (17.46%) AngularJS
4 607 (15.63%) Node.js
5 480 (12.36%) HTML
6 470 (12.10%) CSS
7 446 (11.49%) Vue.js
8 410 (10.56%) .NET Core
9 408 (10.51%) REST
10 381 (9.81%) Kafka
11 368 (9.48%) Spring
12 299 (7.70%) Web Services
13 242 (6.23%) Laravel
14 238 (6.13%) RESTful
15 235 (6.05%) Spring Boot
16 194 (5.00%) jQuery
17 193 (4.97%) RabbitMQ
18 181 (4.66%) .NET Framework
19 151 (3.89%) HTML5
20 142 (3.66%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 229 (5.90%) Greenfield Project
2 194 (5.00%) Public Cloud
3 166 (4.28%) Mobile App
4 112 (2.88%) User Experience
5 109 (2.81%) Linux Command Line
6 97 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
7 85 (2.19%) Algorithms
8 82 (2.11%) Data Centre
9 69 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
10 64 (1.65%) Enterprise Cloud
11 58 (1.49%) Cyberattack
12 57 (1.47%) Data Structures
13 55 (1.42%) Cloud Native
14 52 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
15 48 (1.24%) Self-Motivation
16 46 (1.18%) EPoS
17 35 (0.90%) Private Cloud
18 26 (0.67%) Blog
19 22 (0.57%) Management Information System
19 22 (0.57%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 1,206 (31.06%) Linux
2 365 (9.40%) Windows
3 168 (4.33%) Unix
4 147 (3.79%) CentOS
5 132 (3.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 129 (3.32%) Windows Server
7 117 (3.01%) Ubuntu
8 80 (2.06%) Android
9 71 (1.83%) Apple iOS
10 63 (1.62%) Windows Server 2016
11 19 (0.49%) Alpine Linux
12 12 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (0.28%) Debian
13 11 (0.28%) Windows Server 2019
14 8 (0.21%) VMS
15 7 (0.18%) Windows 10
16 4 (0.10%) Embedded Linux
16 4 (0.10%) Fedora
16 4 (0.10%) FreeRTOS
16 4 (0.10%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,028 (52.23%) Agile Software Development
2 1,920 (49.45%) DevOps
3 1,071 (27.58%) Software Engineering
4 940 (24.21%) Microservices
5 810 (20.86%) Scrum
6 593 (15.27%) Infrastructure as Code
7 576 (14.83%) TDD
8 521 (13.42%) Continuous Integration
9 425 (10.95%) Mentoring
10 407 (10.48%) Configuration Management
11 382 (9.84%) Problem-Solving
12 351 (9.04%) Test Automation
13 310 (7.98%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 304 (7.83%) Machine Learning
15 299 (7.70%) OOP
16 289 (7.44%) Deployment Automation
17 277 (7.13%) Computer Science
18 269 (6.93%) MVC
19 259 (6.67%) Analytics
20 254 (6.54%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1,369 (35.26%) JavaScript
2 1,229 (31.65%) Python
3 1,038 (26.73%) Java
4 924 (23.80%) SQL
5 880 (22.66%) C#
6 550 (14.16%) PHP
7 509 (13.11%) Go
8 433 (11.15%) TypeScript
9 430 (11.07%) Bash Shell
10 388 (9.99%) PowerShell
11 384 (9.89%) Ruby
12 227 (5.85%) C++
13 119 (3.06%) Scala
14 113 (2.91%) Groovy
15 94 (2.42%) C
16 91 (2.34%) Kotlin
17 90 (2.32%) T-SQL
18 82 (2.11%) Java 8
19 75 (1.93%) Perl
20 66 (1.70%) ES6
Qualifications
1 352 (9.07%) Degree
2 243 (6.26%) Security Cleared
3 167 (4.30%) Computer Science Degree
4 165 (4.25%) SC Cleared
5 108 (2.78%) AWS Certification
6 53 (1.36%) PhD
7 43 (1.11%) DV Cleared
8 37 (0.95%) RHCE
9 34 (0.88%) Master's Degree
10 28 (0.72%) ISTQB
11 25 (0.64%) GIAC
12 20 (0.52%) ISEB
13 14 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 9 (0.23%) RHCSA
15 7 (0.18%) TOGAF Certification
16 6 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
17 5 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
18 4 (0.10%) OCP
18 4 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
19 3 (0.077%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (3.27%) QA
2 22 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (0.46%) Data Quality
4 13 (0.33%) GDPR
5 9 (0.23%) NIST
6 8 (0.21%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.13%) NCSC
7 5 (0.13%) NIST 800
7 5 (0.13%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.13%) SLA
8 2 (0.052%) IEC 62304
8 2 (0.052%) ISO 13485
8 2 (0.052%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.026%) SOC 2
9 1 (0.026%) WCAG
System Software
1 185 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 78 (2.01%) Active Directory
3 67 (1.73%) VMware ESXi
4 56 (1.44%) Hyper-V
5 36 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
6 27 (0.70%) KVM
7 18 (0.46%) vSphere
8 10 (0.26%) HDFS
8 10 (0.26%) pfSense
9 9 (0.23%) Firmware
10 8 (0.21%) Postfix
10 8 (0.21%) VirtualBox
11 6 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 5 (0.13%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 5 (0.13%) LXC
12 5 (0.13%) Xen
13 3 (0.077%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.052%) Varnish
15 1 (0.026%) Gluster
15 1 (0.026%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2,240 (57.69%) Kubernetes
2 1,178 (30.34%) Terraform
3 819 (21.09%) Ansible
4 616 (15.86%) Puppet
5 442 (11.38%) Opscode Chef
6 152 (3.91%) Prometheus
7 146 (3.76%) Grafana
8 95 (2.45%) Packer
9 55 (1.42%) Docker Swarm
10 50 (1.29%) Consul
11 48 (1.24%) Nagios
12 46 (1.18%) ZABBIX
13 35 (0.90%) CFEngine
14 34 (0.88%) Graphite
15 33 (0.85%) Graylog
16 30 (0.77%) Rancher
17 23 (0.59%) Opsview
18 19 (0.49%) Demisto
19 14 (0.36%) logstash
20 13 (0.33%) Opsgenie
Vendors
1 324 (8.34%) Microsoft
2 253 (6.52%) VMware
3 246 (6.34%) Google
4 241 (6.21%) Oracle
5 143 (3.68%) Red Hat
6 108 (2.78%) SaltStack
7 78 (2.01%) Atlassian
8 74 (1.91%) Zend
9 72 (1.85%) New Relic
10 49 (1.26%) Splunk
11 44 (1.13%) IBM
12 37 (0.95%) PagerDuty
13 35 (0.90%) SAP
14 28 (0.72%) Apple
15 26 (0.67%) Cisco
16 21 (0.54%) ServiceNow
17 20 (0.52%) Dynatrace
18 19 (0.49%) ArcSight
19 18 (0.46%) Xamarin
20 15 (0.39%) Pega