Period
to 14 July 2020

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 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Docker
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 34 56 94
Rank change year-on-year +22 +38 +117
Permanent jobs citing Docker 2,616 3,946 3,310
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 6.26% 4.72% 3.26%
As % of the System Software category 35.82% 27.98% 23.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2,384 3,480 2,746
Median annual salary £52,500 £53,400 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.69% +6.80% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% -

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 7,303 14,101 13,996
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 17.47% 16.86% 13.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5,787 11,462 11,089
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,800
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.67% +11.47%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +10.47%

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 14 July 2020.

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 14 July 2020. 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 +15 791 £57,500 +3.60% 106
North of England +29 717 £52,500 +5.00% 134
South West +24 419 £52,500 -4.55% 52
North West +30 384 £55,000 +4.76% 77
Yorkshire +51 310 £50,000 +7.99% 44
Midlands +8 220 £52,500 +5.00% 62
East of England +17 196 £50,000 -9.09% 38
Scotland +26 163 £54,875 +9.75% 26
West Midlands +31 156 £52,500 - 43
Wales +25 100 £45,000 +5.88% 14
East Midlands -3 62 £50,000 +5.26% 19
North East +13 23 £50,000 - 13
Northern Ireland -2 20 £45,000 -5.26% 7
Channel Islands - 1 £67,500 -
Docker
UK

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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 1,325 (50.65%) Kubernetes
2 1,194 (45.64%) DevOps
3 1,169 (44.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1,006 (38.46%) AWS
5 899 (34.37%) Python
6 874 (33.41%) Java
7 872 (33.33%) Linux
8 863 (32.99%) JavaScript
9 816 (31.19%) Azure
10 709 (27.10%) Jenkins
11 679 (25.96%) Software Engineering
12 652 (24.92%) Git (software)
13 628 (24.01%) SQL
14 620 (23.70%) Microservices
15 585 (22.36%) Ansible
16 550 (21.02%) C#
17 500 (19.11%) Terraform
18 495 (18.92%) AngularJS
19 467 (17.85%) .NET
20 455 (17.39%) Scrum
21 427 (16.32%) React
22 408 (15.60%) TDD
22 408 (15.60%) HTML
23 407 (15.56%) CSS
24 395 (15.10%) Node.js
25 384 (14.68%) Continuous Integration
26 380 (14.53%) Bash Shell
27 355 (13.57%) Spring
28 332 (12.69%) PHP
29 326 (12.46%) Finance

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
1 149 (5.70%) Confluence
2 142 (5.43%) Elasticsearch
3 98 (3.75%) Apache
4 89 (3.40%) OpenStack
5 71 (2.71%) Tomcat
6 55 (2.10%) Apache Spark
7 46 (1.76%) nginx
8 27 (1.03%) IIS
8 27 (1.03%) WebSphere
9 26 (0.99%) CMS
9 26 (0.99%) SharePoint
10 18 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
11 13 (0.50%) JBoss
12 12 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
13 11 (0.42%) WildFly
14 7 (0.27%) GlassFish
15 6 (0.23%) MS Exchange
15 6 (0.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 6 (0.23%) Sitefinity
16 5 (0.19%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (0.11%) Chatbot
1 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (0.11%) MS Visio
1 3 (0.11%) Sketch
2 1 (0.038%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.038%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (0.038%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.038%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (0.38%) Magento
2 3 (0.11%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.076%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.038%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.038%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.038%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.038%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.038%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.038%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 1,006 (38.46%) AWS
2 816 (31.19%) Azure
3 272 (10.40%) GCP
4 213 (8.14%) SaaS
5 161 (6.15%) AWS CloudFormation
6 152 (5.81%) Serverless
7 143 (5.47%) OpenShift
8 123 (4.70%) AWS Lambda
9 118 (4.51%) GitHub
10 97 (3.71%) IaaS
11 93 (3.56%) PaaS
12 82 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
13 70 (2.68%) Amazon S3
14 63 (2.41%) Amazon ECS
15 46 (1.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 39 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
16 39 (1.49%) Slack
17 37 (1.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 32 (1.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 32 (1.22%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 59 (2.26%) Firewall
2 46 (1.76%) VPN
3 44 (1.68%) HTTP
4 32 (1.22%) DNS
4 32 (1.22%) TCP/IP
5 30 (1.15%) SAN
6 28 (1.07%) Internet
7 24 (0.92%) WAN
8 19 (0.73%) SSL
9 18 (0.69%) LAN
10 16 (0.61%) Network Security
11 15 (0.57%) SSH
11 15 (0.57%) VLAN
12 11 (0.42%) DMZ
12 11 (0.42%) MPLS
13 10 (0.38%) OSPF
13 10 (0.38%) Skype
14 8 (0.31%) CTI
15 7 (0.27%) DHCP
15 7 (0.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 289 (11.05%) MySQL
2 260 (9.94%) SQL Server
3 241 (9.21%) MongoDB
4 231 (8.83%) NoSQL
5 162 (6.19%) PostgreSQL
6 129 (4.93%) Big Data
7 117 (4.47%) Relational Database
8 88 (3.36%) Hadoop
8 88 (3.36%) Redis
9 61 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
10 59 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
11 56 (2.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 42 (1.61%) MariaDB
13 38 (1.45%) Oracle Database
14 36 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
15 29 (1.11%) Data Lake
16 28 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
17 20 (0.76%) HBase
18 19 (0.73%) Cosmos DB
19 17 (0.65%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 709 (27.10%) Jenkins
2 652 (24.92%) Git (software)
3 273 (10.44%) JIRA
4 175 (6.69%) Maven
5 132 (5.05%) Selenium
6 104 (3.98%) GitLab
7 97 (3.71%) Cucumber
8 93 (3.56%) Bitbucket
9 92 (3.52%) JUnit
10 80 (3.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 68 (2.60%) TeamCity
12 64 (2.45%) Subversion
13 56 (2.14%) Vagrant
13 56 (2.14%) webpack
14 55 (2.10%) SonarQube
14 55 (2.10%) Sonatype Nexus
15 41 (1.57%) Artifactory
16 39 (1.49%) gulp
16 39 (1.49%) Visual Studio
17 35 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 326 (12.46%) Finance
2 96 (3.67%) Retail
3 65 (2.48%) Banking
4 52 (1.99%) Marketing
5 50 (1.91%) Law
6 46 (1.76%) Games
7 37 (1.41%) Telecoms
8 32 (1.22%) Public Sector
9 28 (1.07%) Manufacturing
10 23 (0.88%) Legal
11 20 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
12 18 (0.69%) Automotive
13 15 (0.57%) Aerospace
13 15 (0.57%) Financial Institution
14 12 (0.46%) Police
15 11 (0.42%) Electronics
15 11 (0.42%) Military
16 9 (0.34%) Billing
17 7 (0.27%) Local Government
18 6 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,129 (43.16%) Developer
2 490 (18.73%) DevOps Engineer
3 317 (12.12%) Software Engineer
4 287 (10.97%) Senior Developer
5 262 (10.02%) Java Developer
6 197 (7.53%) Software Developer
7 156 (5.96%) .NET Developer
8 143 (5.47%) PHP Developer
9 142 (5.43%) AWS Engineer
10 119 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
11 101 (3.86%) Python Developer
12 98 (3.75%) Senior Software Engineer
13 97 (3.71%) Java Engineer
13 97 (3.71%) Platform Engineer
14 94 (3.59%) Senior Java Developer
15 93 (3.56%) C# Developer
16 92 (3.52%) Architect
17 90 (3.44%) Cloud Engineer
18 85 (3.25%) Junior
19 83 (3.17%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 495 (18.92%) AngularJS
2 467 (17.85%) .NET
3 427 (16.32%) React
4 408 (15.60%) HTML
5 407 (15.56%) CSS
6 395 (15.10%) Node.js
7 355 (13.57%) Spring
8 292 (11.16%) .NET Core
9 288 (11.01%) Web Services
10 252 (9.63%) REST
11 224 (8.56%) RESTful
12 183 (7.00%) Spring Boot
13 171 (6.54%) Vue.js
14 161 (6.15%) HTML5
15 136 (5.20%) .NET Framework
16 128 (4.89%) RabbitMQ
17 126 (4.82%) jQuery
18 125 (4.78%) Kafka
19 117 (4.47%) Redux
20 116 (4.43%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 136 (5.20%) Greenfield Project
2 102 (3.90%) Public Cloud
3 99 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
3 99 (3.78%) User Experience
4 79 (3.02%) Cloud Native
5 51 (1.95%) Mobile App
6 44 (1.68%) Data Centre
7 42 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
8 38 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
9 35 (1.34%) Algorithms
10 30 (1.15%) Life Science
11 26 (0.99%) Data Structures
11 26 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
12 24 (0.92%) Clustering
13 21 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
14 20 (0.76%) PKI
15 19 (0.73%) Cyberattack
16 17 (0.65%) Virtual Team
17 15 (0.57%) Blog
17 15 (0.57%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 872 (33.33%) Linux
2 300 (11.47%) Windows
3 136 (5.20%) Unix
4 103 (3.94%) CentOS
5 101 (3.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 73 (2.79%) Windows Server
7 50 (1.91%) Ubuntu
8 43 (1.64%) Android
9 42 (1.61%) Debian
10 24 (0.92%) Apple iOS
11 21 (0.80%) Windows Server 2016
12 19 (0.73%) Solaris
13 18 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (0.54%) CoreOS
15 13 (0.50%) AIX
16 11 (0.42%) FreeBSD
16 11 (0.42%) FreeNAS
17 10 (0.38%) Mac OS X
18 7 (0.27%) Mesosphere
19 5 (0.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,194 (45.64%) DevOps
2 1,169 (44.69%) Agile Software Development
3 679 (25.96%) Software Engineering
4 620 (23.70%) Microservices
5 455 (17.39%) Scrum
6 408 (15.60%) TDD
7 384 (14.68%) Continuous Integration
8 311 (11.89%) Test Automation
9 233 (8.91%) Infrastructure as Code
10 232 (8.87%) Open Source
11 227 (8.68%) MVC
12 210 (8.03%) Problem-Solving
13 209 (7.99%) Configuration Management
14 207 (7.91%) OO
15 196 (7.49%) Machine Learning
16 191 (7.30%) BDD
16 191 (7.30%) Unit Testing
17 188 (7.19%) Artificial Intelligence
18 184 (7.03%) Mentoring
19 143 (5.47%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 899 (34.37%) Python
2 874 (33.41%) Java
3 863 (32.99%) JavaScript
4 628 (24.01%) SQL
5 550 (21.02%) C#
6 380 (14.53%) Bash Shell
7 332 (12.69%) PHP
8 235 (8.98%) TypeScript
9 191 (7.30%) PowerShell
10 183 (7.00%) C++
11 170 (6.50%) Go
12 154 (5.89%) Ruby
13 120 (4.59%) C
14 91 (3.48%) Java 8
15 73 (2.79%) Scala
16 58 (2.22%) ES6
17 56 (2.14%) Perl
18 55 (2.10%) Shell Script
19 54 (2.06%) Kotlin
20 45 (1.72%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 275 (10.51%) Degree
2 144 (5.50%) Security Cleared
3 95 (3.63%) Computer Science Degree
4 75 (2.87%) DV Cleared
5 59 (2.26%) SC Cleared
6 23 (0.88%) AWS Certification
7 18 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (0.57%) CCNP
9 13 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (0.46%) ISTQB
11 11 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (0.38%) Master's Degree
12 10 (0.38%) MCSE
13 9 (0.34%) ISEB
14 8 (0.31%) PMI Certification
14 8 (0.31%) RHCE
15 7 (0.27%) MCITP
16 5 (0.19%) CCNA
16 5 (0.19%) CISSP
16 5 (0.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (4.36%) QA
2 38 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (0.84%) SLA
4 17 (0.65%) NIST
4 17 (0.65%) NIST 800
5 14 (0.54%) NCSC
6 13 (0.50%) GDPR
7 6 (0.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 5 (0.19%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.11%) ISO 15022
9 3 (0.11%) ISO 20022
9 3 (0.11%) WCAG
10 2 (0.076%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.076%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.076%) PMO
11 1 (0.038%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 105 (4.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (2.29%) Active Directory
3 53 (2.03%) Hyper-V
4 31 (1.19%) VirtualBox
5 23 (0.88%) KVM
6 22 (0.84%) vSphere
7 18 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
8 14 (0.54%) GlusterFS
9 13 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 13 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (0.34%) Xen
11 8 (0.31%) iptables
12 7 (0.27%) VMware NSX
13 5 (0.19%) ACF2
13 5 (0.19%) LXC
13 5 (0.19%) oVirt
13 5 (0.19%) RACF
13 5 (0.19%) RHEV
13 5 (0.19%) Varnish
13 5 (0.19%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1,325 (50.65%) Kubernetes
2 585 (22.36%) Ansible
3 500 (19.11%) Terraform
4 326 (12.46%) Puppet
5 266 (10.17%) Opscode Chef
6 60 (2.29%) Docker Swarm
7 49 (1.87%) Prometheus
8 44 (1.68%) Packer
9 42 (1.61%) Grafana
10 36 (1.38%) Nagios
11 33 (1.26%) Rancher
12 31 (1.19%) Kibana
13 25 (0.96%) Consul
13 25 (0.96%) logstash
14 16 (0.61%) Graphite
15 13 (0.50%) Proxmox
16 12 (0.46%) Mesos
16 12 (0.46%) Salt
17 11 (0.42%) Red Hat Satellite
17 11 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 212 (8.10%) Microsoft
2 167 (6.38%) VMware
3 160 (6.12%) Google
4 158 (6.04%) Oracle
5 130 (4.97%) Red Hat
6 75 (2.87%) Atlassian
7 59 (2.26%) IBM
8 53 (2.03%) Splunk
9 50 (1.91%) Cisco
10 34 (1.30%) New Relic
11 32 (1.22%) Zend
12 27 (1.03%) SaltStack
13 26 (0.99%) HP
14 20 (0.76%) NetApp
15 15 (0.57%) Xamarin
16 13 (0.50%) Juniper
16 13 (0.50%) Teradata
17 11 (0.42%) AppDynamics
17 11 (0.42%) Percona
17 11 (0.42%) SAP