Period
to 15 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 15 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Docker
UK
6 months to
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 19 26 36
Rank change year-on-year +7 +10 +35
Permanent jobs citing Docker 10,491 6,316 8,630
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 10.39% 7.54% 6.01%
As % of the System Software category 56.77% 43.33% 35.97%
Number of salaries quoted 7,311 5,255 7,032
10th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £48,750 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
75th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £98,750 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 18,481 14,577 23,992
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.30% 17.39% 16.70%
Number of salaries quoted 13,807 12,002 19,837
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £25,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,263 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%

Docker
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Docker as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Docker in the UK

Docker
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Docker.

Salary trend for Docker in the UK

Docker
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Docker over the 6 months to 15 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Docker in the UK

Docker
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Docker within the UK over the 6 months to 15 June 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
England +10 9,676 £65,000 - 1,634
London +7 5,377 £77,500 +3.33% 827
UK excluding London +13 4,495 £55,000 +4.76% 910
Work from Home +5 2,522 £62,500 -3.85% 414
South East +18 1,329 £60,000 +9.09% 220
North of England +9 1,279 £55,000 +4.76% 255
South West +7 833 £50,000 -4.76% 108
North West +8 608 £57,500 +4.55% 138
Yorkshire +5 586 £55,000 +10.00% 95
Midlands +34 472 £57,500 +9.52% 131
West Midlands +26 331 £60,000 +14.29% 90
Scotland +2 301 £50,000 -9.09% 65
East of England -3 186 £60,000 +20.00% 89
East Midlands +21 133 £50,000 - 41
North East +38 85 £45,000 -4.26% 22
Wales -4 73 £47,500 +5.56% 33
Northern Ireland 0 25 £70,000 +55.56% 10
Isle of Man - 3 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 15 June 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 with a requirement for Docker.

1 6,633 (63.23%) Kubernetes
2 5,154 (49.13%) AWS
3 5,045 (48.09%) Agile Software Development
4 4,783 (45.59%) DevOps
5 3,726 (35.52%) Python
6 3,355 (31.98%) Azure
7 3,347 (31.90%) JavaScript
8 3,235 (30.84%) Terraform
9 3,132 (29.85%) Java
10 3,116 (29.70%) Microservices
11 3,078 (29.34%) Software Engineering
12 2,513 (23.95%) Linux
13 2,494 (23.77%) Git (software)
14 2,338 (22.29%) SQL
15 2,202 (20.99%) React
16 2,171 (20.69%) Finance
17 2,127 (20.27%) Jenkins
18 2,006 (19.12%) C#
19 1,902 (18.13%) Ansible
20 1,778 (16.95%) Node.js
21 1,722 (16.41%) GCP
22 1,707 (16.27%) TDD
23 1,694 (16.15%) .NET
24 1,664 (15.86%) Social Skills
25 1,594 (15.19%) Infrastructure as Code
26 1,537 (14.65%) Scrum
27 1,428 (13.61%) TypeScript
28 1,383 (13.18%) AngularJS
29 1,349 (12.86%) Kafka
30 1,318 (12.56%) Go

Docker
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 736 (7.02%) Elasticsearch
2 440 (4.19%) Apache Spark
2 440 (4.19%) Confluence
3 252 (2.40%) Apache
4 156 (1.49%) nginx
5 122 (1.16%) Apache Airflow
6 97 (0.92%) Tomcat
7 92 (0.88%) WordPress
8 87 (0.83%) OpenStack
9 81 (0.77%) CMS
10 61 (0.58%) IIS
11 59 (0.56%) Drupal
12 47 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
13 45 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 43 (0.41%) JBoss
15 39 (0.37%) Apache Solr
16 31 (0.30%) Tornado
17 27 (0.26%) ColdFusion
18 21 (0.20%) WebLogic
19 16 (0.15%) Umbraco
Applications
1 37 (0.35%) Sketch
2 36 (0.34%) InVision
3 26 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
4 25 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
4 25 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
5 17 (0.16%) Photoshop
6 14 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 13 (0.12%) GIMP
8 11 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.048%) Figma
9 5 (0.048%) Zeplin
10 4 (0.038%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.038%) Chatbot
10 4 (0.038%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.010%) EngageOne
11 1 (0.010%) Gephi
11 1 (0.010%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.010%) PrintSoft PReS
11 1 (0.010%) Revit
Business Applications
1 36 (0.34%) Magento
2 27 (0.26%) R3 Corda
3 14 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
4 11 (0.10%) Shopify
5 10 (0.095%) MetaTrader
5 10 (0.095%) Payment Gateway
5 10 (0.095%) Primavera
6 9 (0.086%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 7 (0.067%) Oracle BPM
8 6 (0.057%) Sentinel
8 6 (0.057%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 1 (0.010%) FINCAD Analytics
9 1 (0.010%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.010%) PlanetPress Connect
9 1 (0.010%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.010%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 5,154 (49.13%) AWS
2 3,355 (31.98%) Azure
3 1,722 (16.41%) GCP
4 1,144 (10.90%) Serverless
5 903 (8.61%) SaaS
6 756 (7.21%) AWS CloudFormation
7 687 (6.55%) GitHub
8 600 (5.72%) AWS Lambda
9 497 (4.74%) PaaS
10 391 (3.73%) Amazon S3
11 347 (3.31%) IaaS
12 321 (3.06%) OpenShift
13 312 (2.97%) Amazon EKS
14 309 (2.95%) Amazon ECS
15 284 (2.71%) Amazon EC2
16 238 (2.27%) Amazon SQS
17 224 (2.14%) Datadog
18 212 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
19 167 (1.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 155 (1.48%) Pulumi
Communications & Networking
1 322 (3.07%) Firewall
2 300 (2.86%) HTTP
3 230 (2.19%) Internet
4 141 (1.34%) VPN
5 124 (1.18%) DNS
6 115 (1.10%) IPv4
7 113 (1.08%) TCP/IP
8 98 (0.93%) VLAN
9 95 (0.91%) OSPF
10 61 (0.58%) Network Security
11 48 (0.46%) WAN
12 47 (0.45%) SSL
13 38 (0.36%) LAN
14 37 (0.35%) Broadband
15 36 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
16 31 (0.30%) SSH
17 29 (0.28%) Wireless
18 26 (0.25%) Cisco Nexus
18 26 (0.25%) IPsec
19 21 (0.20%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,317 (12.55%) PostgreSQL
2 1,227 (11.70%) NoSQL
3 1,169 (11.14%) MySQL
4 969 (9.24%) MongoDB
5 776 (7.40%) Big Data
6 697 (6.64%) SQL Server
7 558 (5.32%) Redis
8 503 (4.79%) Relational Database
9 463 (4.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 339 (3.23%) Hadoop
11 300 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
12 210 (2.00%) Azure SQL Database
13 186 (1.77%) Apache Cassandra
14 179 (1.71%) Amazon Redshift
15 153 (1.46%) Neo4j
16 129 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
17 121 (1.15%) MariaDB
18 91 (0.87%) Amazon Aurora
19 89 (0.85%) Amazon Athena
20 85 (0.81%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 2,494 (23.77%) Git (software)
2 2,127 (20.27%) Jenkins
3 791 (7.54%) JIRA
4 688 (6.56%) GitLab
5 344 (3.28%) Selenium
6 316 (3.01%) Maven
7 299 (2.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 294 (2.80%) TeamCity
9 262 (2.50%) webpack
10 248 (2.36%) Gradle
11 241 (2.30%) Cypress.io
12 240 (2.29%) Bitbucket
13 235 (2.24%) CircleCI
14 208 (1.98%) Cucumber
15 205 (1.95%) Octopus Deploy
16 181 (1.73%) Vagrant
17 180 (1.72%) Artifactory
18 164 (1.56%) JUnit
19 140 (1.33%) Subversion
20 114 (1.09%) SonarQube
General
1 2,171 (20.69%) Finance
2 1,664 (15.86%) Social Skills
3 486 (4.63%) Banking
4 466 (4.44%) Games
5 386 (3.68%) Marketing
6 381 (3.63%) Analytical Skills
7 354 (3.37%) Retail
8 308 (2.94%) Public Sector
9 203 (1.93%) Front Office
10 195 (1.86%) Legal
11 186 (1.77%) Telecoms
12 162 (1.54%) Manufacturing
13 148 (1.41%) Law
14 125 (1.19%) Electronics
15 111 (1.06%) Advertising
16 83 (0.79%) Financial Institution
16 83 (0.79%) Presentation Skills
17 71 (0.68%) Automotive
18 65 (0.62%) Investment Banking
19 57 (0.54%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 3,967 (37.81%) Developer
2 1,893 (18.04%) DevOps Engineer
3 1,283 (12.23%) Software Engineer
4 1,085 (10.34%) Senior Developer
5 780 (7.43%) Java Developer
6 747 (7.12%) AWS Engineer
7 567 (5.40%) Full Stack Developer
8 503 (4.79%) AWS DevOps
9 476 (4.54%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 469 (4.47%) Senior DevOps
11 464 (4.42%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 463 (4.41%) Architect
13 453 (4.32%) Cloud Engineer
14 429 (4.09%) PHP Developer
15 418 (3.98%) Software Developer
16 378 (3.60%) Senior Software Engineer
17 375 (3.57%) .NET Developer
18 366 (3.49%) Java Engineer
19 363 (3.46%) React Developer
20 352 (3.36%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,202 (20.99%) React
2 1,778 (16.95%) Node.js
3 1,694 (16.15%) .NET
4 1,383 (13.18%) AngularJS
5 1,349 (12.86%) Kafka
6 1,275 (12.15%) REST
7 1,130 (10.77%) Spring
8 1,113 (10.61%) HTML
9 1,101 (10.49%) CSS
10 1,010 (9.63%) .NET Core
11 939 (8.95%) Web Services
12 838 (7.99%) RESTful
13 788 (7.51%) Vue.js
14 715 (6.82%) Spring Boot
15 652 (6.21%) GraphQL
16 492 (4.69%) RabbitMQ
17 457 (4.36%) Laravel
18 437 (4.17%) Redux
19 432 (4.12%) .NET Framework
20 413 (3.94%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 655 (6.24%) Greenfield Project
2 550 (5.24%) User Experience
3 419 (3.99%) Public Cloud
4 368 (3.51%) Cloud Native
5 336 (3.20%) Mobile App
6 320 (3.05%) Algorithms
7 280 (2.67%) Linux Command Line
8 265 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
9 261 (2.49%) Data Centre
10 213 (2.03%) Hybrid Cloud
11 199 (1.90%) Data Structures
12 166 (1.58%) Virtual Team
13 148 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
14 143 (1.36%) Blog
15 103 (0.98%) Hedge funds
16 97 (0.92%) Cyberattack
17 92 (0.88%) Private Cloud
18 91 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 89 (0.85%) NHS
20 80 (0.76%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2,513 (23.95%) Linux
2 671 (6.40%) Windows
3 472 (4.50%) Unix
4 245 (2.34%) CentOS
5 229 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 212 (2.02%) Ubuntu
7 193 (1.84%) Windows Server
8 179 (1.71%) Android
9 136 (1.30%) Apple iOS
10 90 (0.86%) Windows Server 2016
11 34 (0.32%) Debian
12 27 (0.26%) Windows Server 2019
13 24 (0.23%) Alpine Linux
13 24 (0.23%) VMS
14 23 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
15 19 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
16 16 (0.15%) Fedora
16 16 (0.15%) Mac OS
17 15 (0.14%) Windows 10
18 12 (0.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,045 (48.09%) Agile Software Development
2 4,783 (45.59%) DevOps
3 3,116 (29.70%) Microservices
4 3,078 (29.34%) Software Engineering
5 1,707 (16.27%) TDD
6 1,594 (15.19%) Infrastructure as Code
7 1,537 (14.65%) Scrum
8 1,281 (12.21%) Continuous Integration
9 1,243 (11.85%) Test Automation
10 1,156 (11.02%) Fintech
11 1,113 (10.61%) Problem-Solving
12 1,058 (10.08%) Mentoring
13 903 (8.61%) Analytics
14 878 (8.37%) Machine Learning
15 853 (8.13%) Artificial Intelligence
16 844 (8.04%) Open Source
17 828 (7.89%) Configuration Management
18 766 (7.30%) Computer Science
19 715 (6.82%) Site Reliability Engineering
20 712 (6.79%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 3,726 (35.52%) Python
2 3,347 (31.90%) JavaScript
3 3,132 (29.85%) Java
4 2,338 (22.29%) SQL
5 2,006 (19.12%) C#
6 1,428 (13.61%) TypeScript
7 1,318 (12.56%) Go
8 1,169 (11.14%) PHP
9 936 (8.92%) Bash Shell
10 732 (6.98%) PowerShell
11 701 (6.68%) Ruby
12 460 (4.38%) C++
12 460 (4.38%) Scala
13 415 (3.96%) Java 8
14 384 (3.66%) Kotlin
15 319 (3.04%) ES6
16 241 (2.30%) C
17 221 (2.11%) Groovy
18 170 (1.62%) Shell Script
19 140 (1.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 874 (8.33%) Degree
2 535 (5.10%) Security Cleared
3 427 (4.07%) Computer Science Degree
4 400 (3.81%) SC Cleared
5 189 (1.80%) AWS Certification
6 99 (0.94%) Master's Degree
7 75 (0.71%) PhD
8 55 (0.52%) RHCE
9 51 (0.49%) DV Cleared
10 41 (0.39%) ISTQB
11 40 (0.38%) GIAC
12 35 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
13 30 (0.29%) SANS
14 22 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 20 (0.19%) ISEB
16 14 (0.13%) RHCSA
16 14 (0.13%) TOGAF Certification
17 13 (0.12%) DBS Check
18 12 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 10 (0.095%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 539 (5.14%) QA
2 84 (0.80%) Accessibility
3 66 (0.63%) GDPR
4 45 (0.43%) Data Quality
5 34 (0.32%) PCI DSS
5 34 (0.32%) PSD2
6 30 (0.29%) WCAG
7 28 (0.27%) GRC
8 25 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 23 (0.22%) SLA
10 12 (0.11%) NIST
11 6 (0.057%) SOC 2
12 5 (0.048%) ISO 9001
13 4 (0.038%) SOC 1
13 4 (0.038%) WAI
14 3 (0.029%) HIPAA
14 3 (0.029%) IEC 62304
14 3 (0.029%) ISO 13485
14 3 (0.029%) NCSC
15 2 (0.019%) PMBOK
System Software
1 280 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 154 (1.47%) Active Directory
3 104 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
4 100 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
5 83 (0.79%) VirtualBox
6 62 (0.59%) Hyper-V
7 41 (0.39%) KVM
8 27 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 24 (0.23%) Firmware
10 23 (0.22%) vSphere
11 18 (0.17%) Xen
12 14 (0.13%) ISA Server
13 12 (0.11%) HDFS
14 11 (0.10%) LXC
14 11 (0.10%) Virtual Desktop
15 10 (0.095%) Virtual Servers
16 7 (0.067%) etcd
16 7 (0.067%) Postfix
17 6 (0.057%) Gluster
17 6 (0.057%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6,633 (63.23%) Kubernetes
2 3,235 (30.84%) Terraform
3 1,902 (18.13%) Ansible
4 1,064 (10.14%) Puppet
5 751 (7.16%) Opscode Chef
6 468 (4.46%) Prometheus
7 413 (3.94%) Grafana
8 219 (2.09%) Docker Swarm
9 180 (1.72%) Packer
10 102 (0.97%) Istio
11 99 (0.94%) Consul
12 95 (0.91%) Nagios
13 88 (0.84%) Rancher
14 87 (0.83%) Graphite
15 78 (0.74%) ZABBIX
16 72 (0.69%) Kibana
17 58 (0.55%) Salt
18 45 (0.43%) CFEngine
19 44 (0.42%) Graylog
20 42 (0.40%) logstash
Vendors
1 846 (8.06%) Google
2 715 (6.82%) Microsoft
3 461 (4.39%) Oracle
4 367 (3.50%) VMware
5 289 (2.75%) Red Hat
6 206 (1.96%) IBM
7 185 (1.76%) Splunk
8 131 (1.25%) SaltStack
9 125 (1.19%) Atlassian
10 116 (1.11%) SAP
11 111 (1.06%) Zend
12 110 (1.05%) New Relic
13 102 (0.97%) Cloudera
14 91 (0.87%) Hortonworks
15 75 (0.71%) Talend
16 71 (0.68%) Informatica
17 69 (0.66%) PagerDuty
18 67 (0.64%) Samsung
19 66 (0.63%) Apple
19 66 (0.63%) Spotify