Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Docker
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 72 150
Rank change year-on-year +21 +78 +188
Permanent jobs citing Docker 3,678 3,415 2,457
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 4.86% 3.84% 2.43%
As % of the System Software category 29.01% 25.67% 19.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3,126 2,807 1,974
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £34,375 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
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 12,678 13,305 12,909
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 16.76% 14.98% 12.78%
Number of salaries quoted 10,392 10,647 10,664
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £62,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +39 1,238 £55,000 - 182
North of England +14 899 £52,500 +5.00% 239
South West +29 559 £55,000 +10.00% 114
North West +5 475 £52,500 +5.00% 126
Midlands +35 406 £50,000 -4.76% 118
Yorkshire +16 397 £52,500 +8.25% 90
Scotland +25 263 £48,004 -3.99% 68
West Midlands +38 253 £52,500 - 84
East of England -3 247 £55,000 - 128
East Midlands +15 149 £47,500 -13.64% 34
Wales -9 82 £42,500 -19.05% 29
North East -26 27 £50,000 - 23
Northern Ireland -31 7 £45,000 - 3
Docker
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 1,812 (49.27%) Kubernetes
2 1,762 (47.91%) Agile Software Development
3 1,692 (46.00%) DevOps
4 1,588 (43.18%) AWS
5 1,204 (32.74%) Java
6 1,181 (32.11%) Linux
7 1,150 (31.27%) JavaScript
8 1,138 (30.94%) Python
9 1,111 (30.21%) Azure
10 1,065 (28.96%) Git (software)
11 1,007 (27.38%) Microservices
12 931 (25.31%) Jenkins
13 867 (23.57%) Software Engineering
14 842 (22.89%) Ansible
15 780 (21.21%) C#
16 752 (20.45%) SQL
17 694 (18.87%) .NET
18 662 (18.00%) Terraform
19 625 (16.99%) Scrum
20 618 (16.80%) Puppet
21 617 (16.78%) Node.js
22 586 (15.93%) Continuous Integration
23 577 (15.69%) TDD
24 567 (15.42%) React
25 553 (15.04%) AngularJS
26 537 (14.60%) Test Automation
26 537 (14.60%) HTML
27 533 (14.49%) CSS
28 488 (13.27%) Finance
29 483 (13.13%) Spring

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
1 190 (5.17%) Confluence
2 179 (4.87%) Elasticsearch
3 120 (3.26%) OpenStack
4 115 (3.13%) Apache
5 103 (2.80%) Tomcat
6 101 (2.75%) Apache Spark
7 74 (2.01%) JBoss
8 63 (1.71%) nginx
9 51 (1.39%) CMS
10 38 (1.03%) IIS
11 34 (0.92%) WebSphere
12 32 (0.87%) WordPress
13 31 (0.84%) Drupal
13 31 (0.84%) WebLogic
14 24 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
15 19 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
16 17 (0.46%) Hyperledger
17 16 (0.44%) SugarCRM
18 15 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
19 13 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 15 (0.41%) Chatbot
2 8 (0.22%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
3 4 (0.11%) Camtasia
4 2 (0.054%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.054%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.054%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 28 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.35%) Magento
3 4 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.054%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.054%) OpenCart
4 2 (0.054%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.054%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
4 2 (0.054%) TIBCO iProcess
5 1 (0.027%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.027%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.027%) Revive Adserver
5 1 (0.027%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1,588 (43.18%) AWS
2 1,111 (30.21%) Azure
3 482 (13.10%) GCP
4 225 (6.12%) GitHub
5 223 (6.06%) SaaS
6 158 (4.30%) IaaS
7 153 (4.16%) AWS CloudFormation
8 148 (4.02%) OpenShift
9 144 (3.92%) Serverless
10 109 (2.96%) PaaS
11 106 (2.88%) Amazon EC2
12 92 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
13 87 (2.37%) Amazon S3
14 80 (2.18%) Cloud Computing
15 75 (2.04%) Amazon ECS
16 63 (1.71%) Slack
17 43 (1.17%) npm
18 40 (1.09%) Amazon SQS
19 39 (1.06%) Datadog
20 36 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 153 (4.16%) Firewall
2 123 (3.34%) TCP/IP
3 91 (2.47%) DNS
4 68 (1.85%) VPN
5 58 (1.58%) Internet
6 38 (1.03%) HTTP
6 38 (1.03%) SSL
7 26 (0.71%) DHCP
7 26 (0.71%) SMTP
8 25 (0.68%) HTTPS
9 24 (0.65%) WAN
10 23 (0.63%) Network Security
11 22 (0.60%) LAN
11 22 (0.60%) Wireless
12 18 (0.49%) DMZ
13 11 (0.30%) VLAN
14 8 (0.22%) SAN
15 7 (0.19%) FTP
15 7 (0.19%) SSH
15 7 (0.19%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 470 (12.78%) MySQL
2 422 (11.47%) MongoDB
3 409 (11.12%) SQL Server
4 367 (9.98%) NoSQL
5 335 (9.11%) PostgreSQL
6 158 (4.30%) Big Data
7 147 (4.00%) Redis
7 147 (4.00%) Relational Database
8 129 (3.51%) Hadoop
9 97 (2.64%) Apache Cassandra
10 80 (2.18%) Amazon RDS
11 79 (2.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 63 (1.71%) MariaDB
13 42 (1.14%) Cosmos DB
14 39 (1.06%) RDBMS
15 35 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
16 33 (0.90%) Blockchain
17 28 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
18 18 (0.49%) DB2
19 16 (0.44%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 1,065 (28.96%) Git (software)
2 931 (25.31%) Jenkins
3 393 (10.69%) JIRA
4 286 (7.78%) Maven
5 253 (6.88%) Selenium
6 165 (4.49%) Cucumber
7 156 (4.24%) Bitbucket
8 148 (4.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 143 (3.89%) JUnit
10 128 (3.48%) TeamCity
11 116 (3.15%) Subversion
12 110 (2.99%) GitLab
13 84 (2.28%) Team Foundation Server
14 80 (2.18%) Visual Studio Team System
15 72 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
16 70 (1.90%) Gradle
17 61 (1.66%) WebDriver
17 61 (1.66%) webpack
18 60 (1.63%) CircleCI
19 47 (1.28%) Artifactory
General
1 488 (13.27%) Finance
2 221 (6.01%) Retail
3 134 (3.64%) Public Sector
4 123 (3.34%) Banking
5 101 (2.75%) Marketing
6 77 (2.09%) Telecoms
7 76 (2.07%) Games
8 72 (1.96%) Electronics
9 59 (1.60%) Manufacturing
10 52 (1.41%) Automotive
11 22 (0.60%) Advertising
12 13 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
13 12 (0.33%) Financial Institution
13 12 (0.33%) Legal
14 7 (0.19%) Billing
14 7 (0.19%) Law
15 6 (0.16%) Back Office
15 6 (0.16%) Online Betting
16 5 (0.14%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.14%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 1,439 (39.12%) Developer
2 764 (20.77%) DevOps Engineer
3 457 (12.43%) Software Engineer
4 399 (10.85%) Senior Developer
5 346 (9.41%) Java Developer
6 275 (7.48%) Software Developer
7 220 (5.98%) .NET Developer
8 209 (5.68%) Cloud Engineer
9 204 (5.55%) PHP Developer
10 154 (4.19%) C# Developer
10 154 (4.19%) Senior Java Developer
11 151 (4.11%) Senior DevOps
12 147 (4.00%) Java Engineer
13 140 (3.81%) AWS Engineer
14 138 (3.75%) Junior
15 130 (3.53%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 124 (3.37%) Senior Software Engineer
17 119 (3.24%) Linux Engineer
18 114 (3.10%) Full Stack Developer
19 112 (3.05%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 694 (18.87%) .NET
2 617 (16.78%) Node.js
3 567 (15.42%) React
4 553 (15.04%) AngularJS
5 537 (14.60%) HTML
6 533 (14.49%) CSS
7 483 (13.13%) Spring
8 387 (10.52%) Web Services
9 339 (9.22%) REST
10 296 (8.05%) .NET Core
11 285 (7.75%) Spring Boot
12 281 (7.64%) ASP.NET
13 279 (7.59%) RESTful
14 263 (7.15%) Kafka
15 184 (5.00%) JSON
16 182 (4.95%) Vue.js
17 174 (4.73%) jQuery
18 162 (4.40%) RabbitMQ
19 160 (4.35%) HTML5
20 153 (4.16%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 285 (7.75%) Greenfield Project
2 176 (4.79%) Public Cloud
3 146 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
4 102 (2.77%) Linux Command Line
5 98 (2.66%) Self-Motivation
6 95 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
7 82 (2.23%) User Experience
8 67 (1.82%) Data Centre
9 64 (1.74%) Algorithms
10 60 (1.63%) Private Cloud
11 57 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
12 50 (1.36%) Mobile App
13 42 (1.14%) Cloud Native
14 39 (1.06%) Renewable Energy
15 34 (0.92%) Virtual Team
16 31 (0.84%) Blog
17 29 (0.79%) Data Structures
18 26 (0.71%) Clustering
19 23 (0.63%) iPad
20 22 (0.60%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1,181 (32.11%) Linux
2 424 (11.53%) Windows
3 175 (4.76%) Unix
4 157 (4.27%) Windows Server
5 144 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 138 (3.75%) CentOS
7 101 (2.75%) Android
8 83 (2.26%) Apple iOS
9 68 (1.85%) Ubuntu
10 50 (1.36%) Debian
11 44 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
12 22 (0.60%) VMS
13 19 (0.52%) Mac OS X
14 10 (0.27%) AIX
14 10 (0.27%) Fedora
14 10 (0.27%) Windows 10
15 9 (0.24%) Windows 7
15 9 (0.24%) Windows 8
16 7 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
17 5 (0.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,762 (47.91%) Agile Software Development
2 1,692 (46.00%) DevOps
3 1,007 (27.38%) Microservices
4 867 (23.57%) Software Engineering
5 625 (16.99%) Scrum
6 586 (15.93%) Continuous Integration
7 577 (15.69%) TDD
8 537 (14.60%) Test Automation
9 386 (10.49%) MVC
10 351 (9.54%) Configuration Management
11 343 (9.33%) Problem-Solving
12 308 (8.37%) Mentoring
13 296 (8.05%) Computer Science
14 295 (8.02%) BDD
15 291 (7.91%) Open Source
16 271 (7.37%) Continuous Delivery
17 258 (7.01%) OO
18 244 (6.63%) Infrastructure as Code
19 222 (6.04%) Unit Testing
20 215 (5.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,204 (32.74%) Java
2 1,150 (31.27%) JavaScript
3 1,138 (30.94%) Python
4 780 (21.21%) C#
5 752 (20.45%) SQL
6 480 (13.05%) PHP
7 447 (12.15%) Bash Shell
8 299 (8.13%) PowerShell
9 273 (7.42%) Ruby
10 250 (6.80%) TypeScript
11 208 (5.66%) Go
12 207 (5.63%) Java 8
13 176 (4.79%) C++
14 164 (4.46%) C
15 128 (3.48%) Shell Script
16 121 (3.29%) ES6
17 120 (3.26%) Perl
18 86 (2.34%) Scala
19 70 (1.90%) Kotlin
20 66 (1.79%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 377 (10.25%) Degree
2 180 (4.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 140 (3.81%) Security Cleared
4 85 (2.31%) SC Cleared
5 65 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 53 (1.44%) DV Cleared
7 43 (1.17%) AWS Certification
7 43 (1.17%) MCSE
8 37 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
9 34 (0.92%) CCNA
10 29 (0.79%) RHCE
11 23 (0.63%) Master's Degree
12 20 (0.54%) CISSP
12 20 (0.54%) CompTIA Security+
12 20 (0.54%) GIAC
12 20 (0.54%) Linux+ Certification
12 20 (0.54%) Network+ Certification
12 20 (0.54%) SANS
12 20 (0.54%) SSCP
13 12 (0.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 203 (5.52%) QA
2 33 (0.90%) GDPR
3 24 (0.65%) SLA
4 11 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.27%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.24%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.11%) GPG13
7 4 (0.11%) SEPA
8 2 (0.054%) WCAG
9 1 (0.027%) NCSC
System Software
1 161 (4.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 103 (2.80%) Active Directory
3 62 (1.69%) Hyper-V
4 45 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
5 43 (1.17%) vSphere
6 27 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
7 25 (0.68%) NFS
7 25 (0.68%) VirtualBox
8 20 (0.54%) oVirt
9 18 (0.49%) KVM
10 16 (0.44%) HDFS
10 16 (0.44%) RHEV
11 15 (0.41%) Samba
12 13 (0.35%) LXC
12 13 (0.35%) Xen
13 12 (0.33%) Ceph
14 10 (0.27%) Varnish
14 10 (0.27%) vCloud
14 10 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
15 8 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1,812 (49.27%) Kubernetes
2 842 (22.89%) Ansible
3 662 (18.00%) Terraform
4 618 (16.80%) Puppet
5 454 (12.34%) Opscode Chef
6 103 (2.80%) Docker Swarm
7 84 (2.28%) Nagios
8 76 (2.07%) Prometheus
9 71 (1.93%) Mesos
10 69 (1.88%) Grafana
11 51 (1.39%) Marathon
11 51 (1.39%) Packer
12 45 (1.22%) Kibana
13 43 (1.17%) ZABBIX
14 35 (0.95%) Rancher
15 31 (0.84%) logstash
16 26 (0.71%) Graphite
16 26 (0.71%) HAProxy
16 26 (0.71%) Red Hat Satellite
17 22 (0.60%) Consul
Vendors
1 311 (8.46%) Microsoft
2 303 (8.24%) Google
3 221 (6.01%) VMware
4 217 (5.90%) Oracle
5 160 (4.35%) Red Hat
6 97 (2.64%) Atlassian
7 50 (1.36%) SAP
8 49 (1.33%) IBM
9 45 (1.22%) Splunk
10 39 (1.06%) Zend
11 36 (0.98%) Cisco
12 32 (0.87%) Xamarin
13 27 (0.73%) New Relic
14 26 (0.71%) Rackspace
14 26 (0.71%) Sitecore
15 23 (0.63%) hybris
16 21 (0.57%) Dynatrace
17 19 (0.52%) Teradata
18 18 (0.49%) Citrix
19 17 (0.46%) AppDynamics