Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Docker
UK
6 months to
21 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 16 27 41
Rank change year-on-year +11 +14 +33
Permanent jobs citing Docker 8,520 7,677 8,297
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 10.11% 7.07% 5.59%
As % of the System Software category 54.34% 41.13% 34.54%
Number of salaries quoted 6,776 6,349 6,712
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 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £83,750 £83,750 £80,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £95,000
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 15,678 18,667 24,023
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.61% 17.19% 16.18%
Number of salaries quoted 12,734 15,367 19,688
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £25,750
25th Percentile £38,750 £35,500 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +8.70%
75th Percentile £75,000 £71,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

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 21 April 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 21 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
England +12 7,780 £65,000 - 1,646
London +7 4,131 £77,500 +3.33% 768
UK excluding London +16 3,888 £55,000 +4.76% 945
Work from Home +8 2,012 £60,000 -7.69% 413
South East +24 1,121 £60,000 +9.09% 254
North of England +14 1,097 £55,000 +4.76% 269
South West +11 719 £50,000 -4.76% 141
Yorkshire +13 533 £57,500 +15.00% 92
North West +12 509 £54,653 -0.63% 148
Midlands +31 402 £57,500 +9.52% 134
Scotland +9 321 £50,000 - 52
West Midlands +22 276 £60,000 +14.29% 93
East of England +20 155 £60,000 +9.09% 74
East Midlands +44 118 £50,000 -4.76% 41
Wales +4 56 £47,500 +5.56% 16
North East +37 55 £46,250 -7.50% 29
Northern Ireland +13 21 £53,750 +19.44% 8
Isle of Man - 2 £38,750 -

For the 6 months to 21 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 with a requirement for Docker.

1 5,366 (62.98%) Kubernetes
2 4,123 (48.39%) DevOps
3 4,110 (48.24%) AWS
4 4,109 (48.23%) Agile Software Development
5 3,114 (36.55%) Python
6 2,655 (31.16%) Azure
7 2,634 (30.92%) Java
8 2,618 (30.73%) JavaScript
9 2,570 (30.16%) Terraform
10 2,473 (29.03%) Microservices
11 2,325 (27.29%) Software Engineering
12 2,187 (25.67%) Linux
13 1,932 (22.68%) Git (software)
14 1,884 (22.11%) SQL
15 1,704 (20.00%) Jenkins
16 1,694 (19.88%) Ansible
17 1,661 (19.50%) Finance
18 1,625 (19.07%) React
19 1,576 (18.50%) C#
20 1,477 (17.34%) TDD
21 1,411 (16.56%) GCP
22 1,369 (16.07%) Scrum
23 1,341 (15.74%) .NET
24 1,332 (15.63%) Node.js
25 1,287 (15.11%) Infrastructure as Code
26 1,109 (13.02%) AngularJS
27 1,092 (12.82%) Go
28 1,087 (12.76%) Kafka
29 1,051 (12.34%) Continuous Integration
30 1,005 (11.80%) Puppet

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
1 499 (5.86%) Elasticsearch
2 356 (4.18%) Apache Spark
3 337 (3.96%) Confluence
4 190 (2.23%) Apache
5 114 (1.34%) nginx
6 98 (1.15%) Tomcat
7 79 (0.93%) OpenStack
8 75 (0.88%) Apache Airflow
9 60 (0.70%) CMS
10 59 (0.69%) WordPress
11 50 (0.59%) Cloud Foundry
12 43 (0.50%) JBoss
13 42 (0.49%) Drupal
14 41 (0.48%) IIS
15 39 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 37 (0.43%) ColdFusion
17 29 (0.34%) WebLogic
18 28 (0.33%) WebSphere
19 19 (0.22%) Tornado
20 15 (0.18%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 39 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
2 33 (0.39%) InVision
3 31 (0.36%) Sketch
4 26 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
5 19 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
6 10 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.094%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.070%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.070%) GIMP
9 5 (0.059%) Zeplin
10 4 (0.047%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.047%) Chatbot
10 4 (0.047%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.012%) EngageOne
11 1 (0.012%) Figma
11 1 (0.012%) Gephi
11 1 (0.012%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 1 (0.012%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.012%) PrintSoft PReS
11 1 (0.012%) Revit
Business Applications
1 32 (0.38%) Magento
2 25 (0.29%) R3 Corda
3 12 (0.14%) Shopify
4 9 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
5 8 (0.094%) Oracle BPM
5 8 (0.094%) Payment Gateway
6 6 (0.070%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 4 (0.047%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 4 (0.047%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.047%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.012%) FINCAD Analytics
8 1 (0.012%) Maximo
8 1 (0.012%) MetaTrader
8 1 (0.012%) PlanetPress Connect
8 1 (0.012%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 4,110 (48.24%) AWS
2 2,655 (31.16%) Azure
3 1,411 (16.56%) GCP
4 756 (8.87%) Serverless
5 655 (7.69%) SaaS
6 653 (7.66%) AWS CloudFormation
7 445 (5.22%) GitHub
8 439 (5.15%) PaaS
9 401 (4.71%) AWS Lambda
10 302 (3.54%) IaaS
11 295 (3.46%) Amazon ECS
12 272 (3.19%) Amazon EKS
13 249 (2.92%) OpenShift
14 243 (2.85%) Amazon S3
15 238 (2.79%) Amazon EC2
16 162 (1.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 160 (1.88%) Datadog
18 146 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
19 142 (1.67%) Amazon SQS
20 139 (1.63%) Pulumi
Communications & Networking
1 250 (2.93%) Firewall
2 148 (1.74%) Internet
3 144 (1.69%) HTTP
4 109 (1.28%) TCP/IP
5 108 (1.27%) VPN
6 99 (1.16%) DNS
7 76 (0.89%) IPv4
8 71 (0.83%) VLAN
9 65 (0.76%) OSPF
10 59 (0.69%) Network Security
11 34 (0.40%) SSL
11 34 (0.40%) WAN
12 22 (0.26%) LAN
13 21 (0.25%) DMZ
13 21 (0.25%) Wireless
14 20 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
15 19 (0.22%) HTTPS
15 19 (0.22%) OpenVPN
16 17 (0.20%) SSH
17 16 (0.19%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 991 (11.63%) PostgreSQL
2 889 (10.43%) MySQL
3 745 (8.74%) NoSQL
4 697 (8.18%) MongoDB
5 654 (7.68%) SQL Server
6 499 (5.86%) Big Data
7 373 (4.38%) Relational Database
8 342 (4.01%) Redis
9 268 (3.15%) Hadoop
10 267 (3.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 207 (2.43%) Amazon RDS
12 174 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
13 127 (1.49%) Amazon Redshift
14 111 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
15 106 (1.24%) MariaDB
16 102 (1.20%) Neo4j
17 98 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
18 74 (0.87%) Apache Hive
19 66 (0.77%) Blockchain
20 62 (0.73%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1,932 (22.68%) Git (software)
2 1,704 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 628 (7.37%) GitLab
4 581 (6.82%) JIRA
5 316 (3.71%) Selenium
6 293 (3.44%) Maven
7 264 (3.10%) TeamCity
8 250 (2.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 213 (2.50%) Gradle
10 208 (2.44%) Bitbucket
11 177 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
12 173 (2.03%) Artifactory
12 173 (2.03%) Cucumber
13 168 (1.97%) Cypress.io
14 150 (1.76%) webpack
15 143 (1.68%) CircleCI
16 141 (1.65%) Vagrant
17 129 (1.51%) JUnit
18 118 (1.38%) Subversion
19 88 (1.03%) IntelliJ
General
1 1,661 (19.50%) Finance
2 398 (4.67%) Banking
3 323 (3.79%) Games
4 310 (3.64%) Public Sector
5 286 (3.36%) Marketing
6 212 (2.49%) Retail
7 150 (1.76%) Telecoms
8 136 (1.60%) Front Office
9 119 (1.40%) Legal
10 114 (1.34%) Manufacturing
11 113 (1.33%) Law
12 105 (1.23%) Electronics
13 60 (0.70%) Advertising
14 47 (0.55%) Investment Banking
15 44 (0.52%) Automotive
16 35 (0.41%) Financial Institution
17 33 (0.39%) Publishing
18 31 (0.36%) Billing
19 30 (0.35%) Back Office
20 25 (0.29%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 3,259 (38.25%) Developer
2 1,726 (20.26%) DevOps Engineer
3 953 (11.19%) Software Engineer
4 894 (10.49%) Senior Developer
5 743 (8.72%) AWS Engineer
6 733 (8.60%) Java Developer
7 495 (5.81%) AWS DevOps
8 471 (5.53%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 453 (5.32%) Full Stack Developer
10 420 (4.93%) Cloud Engineer
11 399 (4.68%) Senior DevOps
12 381 (4.47%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 366 (4.30%) Architect
14 363 (4.26%) PHP Developer
15 356 (4.18%) Software Developer
16 332 (3.90%) Java Engineer
17 321 (3.77%) .NET Developer
18 320 (3.76%) React Developer
19 308 (3.62%) Python Developer
20 301 (3.53%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,625 (19.07%) React
2 1,341 (15.74%) .NET
3 1,332 (15.63%) Node.js
4 1,109 (13.02%) AngularJS
5 1,087 (12.76%) Kafka
6 879 (10.32%) Spring
7 861 (10.11%) .NET Core
8 846 (9.93%) HTML
9 831 (9.75%) REST
10 817 (9.59%) CSS
11 693 (8.13%) Web Services
12 648 (7.61%) Vue.js
13 631 (7.41%) Spring Boot
14 574 (6.74%) RESTful
15 393 (4.61%) .NET Framework
16 371 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
17 358 (4.20%) Laravel
18 339 (3.98%) GraphQL
19 312 (3.66%) HTML5
20 276 (3.24%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 601 (7.05%) Greenfield Project
2 332 (3.90%) Public Cloud
3 301 (3.53%) User Experience
4 297 (3.49%) Cloud Native
5 295 (3.46%) Mobile App
6 270 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
7 211 (2.48%) Linux Command Line
8 205 (2.41%) Algorithms
9 174 (2.04%) Data Centre
10 156 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
11 143 (1.68%) Data Structures
12 133 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
13 131 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
14 111 (1.30%) Hedge funds
15 86 (1.01%) Blog
16 76 (0.89%) Enterprise Cloud
16 76 (0.89%) EPoS
17 75 (0.88%) Virtual Team
18 73 (0.86%) NHS
19 67 (0.79%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2,187 (25.67%) Linux
2 601 (7.05%) Windows
3 368 (4.32%) Unix
4 232 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 228 (2.68%) CentOS
6 194 (2.28%) Ubuntu
7 180 (2.11%) Windows Server
8 138 (1.62%) Android
9 116 (1.36%) Apple iOS
10 73 (0.86%) Windows Server 2016
11 34 (0.40%) Alpine Linux
12 27 (0.32%) Debian
13 23 (0.27%) Windows Server 2019
14 15 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (0.16%) Mac OS
16 13 (0.15%) VMS
17 12 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
18 11 (0.13%) CoreOS
19 10 (0.12%) Windows 10
20 9 (0.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,123 (48.39%) DevOps
2 4,109 (48.23%) Agile Software Development
3 2,473 (29.03%) Microservices
4 2,325 (27.29%) Software Engineering
5 1,477 (17.34%) TDD
6 1,369 (16.07%) Scrum
7 1,287 (15.11%) Infrastructure as Code
8 1,051 (12.34%) Continuous Integration
9 900 (10.56%) Fintech
10 881 (10.34%) Test Automation
11 854 (10.02%) Mentoring
12 774 (9.08%) Problem-Solving
13 746 (8.76%) Configuration Management
14 661 (7.76%) Machine Learning
15 642 (7.54%) Analytics
16 569 (6.68%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 566 (6.64%) Computer Science
18 560 (6.57%) Artificial Intelligence
19 533 (6.26%) Open Source
20 528 (6.20%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 3,114 (36.55%) Python
2 2,634 (30.92%) Java
3 2,618 (30.73%) JavaScript
4 1,884 (22.11%) SQL
5 1,576 (18.50%) C#
6 1,092 (12.82%) Go
7 962 (11.29%) TypeScript
8 901 (10.58%) PHP
9 750 (8.80%) Bash Shell
10 585 (6.87%) Ruby
11 584 (6.85%) PowerShell
12 336 (3.94%) C++
13 330 (3.87%) Scala
14 314 (3.69%) Java 8
15 265 (3.11%) Kotlin
16 202 (2.37%) ES6
17 181 (2.12%) Groovy
18 154 (1.81%) C
19 119 (1.40%) Shell Script
20 112 (1.31%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 656 (7.70%) Degree
2 410 (4.81%) Security Cleared
3 313 (3.67%) SC Cleared
4 305 (3.58%) Computer Science Degree
5 164 (1.92%) AWS Certification
6 63 (0.74%) PhD
7 62 (0.73%) Master's Degree
8 54 (0.63%) DV Cleared
9 44 (0.52%) RHCE
10 38 (0.45%) ISTQB
11 29 (0.34%) SANS
12 27 (0.32%) ISEB
13 26 (0.31%) GIAC
14 25 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
15 22 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 18 (0.21%) OSCE
17 16 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 15 (0.18%) RHCSA
19 12 (0.14%) OSCP
20 10 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 368 (4.32%) QA
2 36 (0.42%) GDPR
2 36 (0.42%) NIST
3 34 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (0.36%) Data Quality
5 27 (0.32%) WCAG
6 24 (0.28%) PCI DSS
7 22 (0.26%) GRC
8 18 (0.21%) SLA
9 11 (0.13%) SOC 2
10 8 (0.094%) ISO 9001
10 8 (0.094%) PSD2
10 8 (0.094%) SOC 1
11 5 (0.059%) NCSC
12 4 (0.047%) Dodd-Frank
12 4 (0.047%) EMIR
12 4 (0.047%) MiFID
12 4 (0.047%) NIST 800
12 4 (0.047%) WAI
13 2 (0.023%) PMBOK
System Software
1 267 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 156 (1.83%) Active Directory
3 82 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
4 79 (0.93%) Hyper-V
5 75 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
6 64 (0.75%) VirtualBox
7 38 (0.45%) KVM
8 28 (0.33%) vSphere
9 17 (0.20%) Firmware
9 17 (0.20%) Xen
10 16 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 14 (0.16%) HDFS
12 10 (0.12%) LXC
12 10 (0.12%) pfSense
13 8 (0.094%) Postfix
14 7 (0.082%) Virtual Desktop
15 6 (0.070%) NFS
15 6 (0.070%) Oracle RAC
15 6 (0.070%) Varnish
16 5 (0.059%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 5,366 (62.98%) Kubernetes
2 2,570 (30.16%) Terraform
3 1,694 (19.88%) Ansible
4 1,005 (11.80%) Puppet
5 683 (8.02%) Opscode Chef
6 356 (4.18%) Prometheus
7 299 (3.51%) Grafana
8 161 (1.89%) Docker Swarm
9 146 (1.71%) Packer
10 86 (1.01%) Nagios
11 85 (1.00%) Consul
12 69 (0.81%) Rancher
13 67 (0.79%) Istio
14 61 (0.72%) ZABBIX
15 60 (0.70%) Graphite
16 53 (0.62%) Kibana
17 42 (0.49%) CFEngine
18 37 (0.43%) Salt
19 34 (0.40%) Graylog
19 34 (0.40%) Opsview
Vendors
1 708 (8.31%) Google
2 584 (6.85%) Microsoft
3 385 (4.52%) Oracle
4 359 (4.21%) VMware
5 268 (3.15%) Red Hat
6 176 (2.07%) IBM
7 141 (1.65%) Splunk
8 133 (1.56%) Atlassian
9 127 (1.49%) SaltStack
10 118 (1.38%) SAP
11 102 (1.20%) New Relic
12 91 (1.07%) Zend
13 72 (0.85%) Cloudera
14 64 (0.75%) Hortonworks
15 59 (0.69%) PagerDuty
16 58 (0.68%) Cisco
17 54 (0.63%) Talend
18 52 (0.61%) Informatica
19 42 (0.49%) Apple
20 37 (0.43%) Dynatrace