Period
to 18 June 2018

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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Docker
UK
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 146 279
Rank change year-on-year +77 +133 +540
Permanent jobs citing Docker 7,198 4,059 2,377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.19% 2.36% 1.19%
As % of the System Software category 29.31% 18.94% 9.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5,789 3,361 2,033
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,750
% change year-on-year - +0.50% -5.24%

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 24,557 21,430 24,877
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.29% 12.46% 12.46%
Number of salaries quoted 19,908 18,010 21,056
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.67% - +2.74%

Docker
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Docker in the UK

Docker
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Docker.

Salary trend for Docker in the UK

Docker
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Docker over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Docker in the UK

Docker
Top 16 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 18 June 2018. 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 +72 6,785 £60,000 - 1,296
London +38 3,937 £70,000 +3.70% 735
UK excluding London +131 3,157 £50,000 - 625
South East +75 860 £52,500 -4.55% 153
North of England +125 819 £50,000 - 192
North West +135 475 £50,000 - 98
East of England +115 443 £57,500 - 68
Midlands +70 378 £50,000 +17.65% 78
South West +103 328 £50,000 +17.65% 66
Yorkshire +91 318 £50,000 -4.76% 85
Scotland +103 265 £50,000 +11.11% 35
West Midlands +71 231 £47,500 +11.76% 51
East Midlands +65 147 £50,000 +17.65% 27
Wales +38 59 £45,000 -5.26% 26
North East -3 27 £45,000 +38.46% 9
Northern Ireland +8 8 £42,500 -15.00% 7

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, 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 3,793 (52.70%) DevOps
2 3,695 (51.33%) Amazon AWS
3 3,655 (50.78%) Agile Software Development
4 3,007 (41.78%) Python
5 2,958 (41.09%) Linux
6 2,905 (40.36%) Java
7 2,564 (35.62%) Kubernetes
8 2,549 (35.41%) Jenkins
9 2,281 (31.69%) Ansible
10 2,030 (28.20%) JavaScript
11 2,010 (27.92%) Puppet
12 1,879 (26.10%) Microsoft Azure
13 1,853 (25.74%) Continuous Integration
14 1,840 (25.56%) Microservices
15 1,831 (25.44%) Git (software)
16 1,620 (22.51%) Opscode Chef
17 1,610 (22.37%) Software Engineering
18 1,473 (20.46%) TDD
19 1,388 (19.28%) SQL
20 1,341 (18.63%) Terraform
21 1,317 (18.30%) Finance
22 1,266 (17.59%) Node.js
23 1,220 (16.95%) Web Services
24 1,184 (16.45%) AngularJS
25 1,162 (16.14%) NoSQL
26 1,124 (15.62%) Scrum
27 1,113 (15.46%) Bash Shell
28 1,081 (15.02%) Spring
29 1,064 (14.78%) MySQL
30 1,063 (14.77%) Ruby

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
1 614 (8.53%) Elasticsearch
2 407 (5.65%) Apache
3 353 (4.90%) Apache Spark
4 301 (4.18%) OpenStack
5 273 (3.79%) Tomcat
6 259 (3.60%) nginx
7 252 (3.50%) Confluence
8 142 (1.97%) CMS
9 138 (1.92%) JBoss
10 116 (1.61%) Ethereum
11 102 (1.42%) WebSphere
12 101 (1.40%) WebLogic
13 99 (1.38%) Apache Solr
14 78 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 72 (1.00%) Jetty
16 67 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
17 59 (0.82%) Apache Pig
18 56 (0.78%) IIS
19 50 (0.69%) WordPress
20 48 (0.67%) Drupal
Applications
1 14 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
2 12 (0.17%) Photoshop
3 9 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (0.097%) GIMP
5 6 (0.083%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.069%) InVision
6 5 (0.069%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.056%) Chatbot
8 3 (0.042%) Mingle
9 2 (0.028%) Blender
9 2 (0.028%) Microsoft Office
9 2 (0.028%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 2 (0.028%) SPSS
10 1 (0.014%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.014%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.014%) Weka
Business Applications
1 69 (0.96%) Distributed Ledger
2 30 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
3 22 (0.31%) Magento
4 17 (0.24%) Documaker
5 14 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
6 13 (0.18%) Eagle PACE
6 13 (0.18%) Front Arena
6 13 (0.18%) thinkFolio
7 10 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
8 8 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 7 (0.097%) Ripple
10 6 (0.083%) Oracle Applications
11 4 (0.056%) Oracle EBS
11 4 (0.056%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
12 3 (0.042%) Quorum
13 2 (0.028%) R3 Corda
14 1 (0.014%) BASE24
14 1 (0.014%) CSG Singleview
14 1 (0.014%) NetSuite
14 1 (0.014%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3,695 (51.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1,879 (26.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 799 (11.10%) Google Cloud Platform
4 505 (7.02%) GitHub
5 468 (6.50%) SaaS
6 409 (5.68%) Amazon EC2
7 345 (4.79%) AWS CloudFormation
8 304 (4.22%) Cloud Computing
9 301 (4.18%) Amazon S3
10 299 (4.15%) IaaS
10 299 (4.15%) OpenShift
11 289 (4.02%) Serverless
12 283 (3.93%) PaaS
13 149 (2.07%) AWS Lambda
14 141 (1.96%) npm
15 119 (1.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 116 (1.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 110 (1.53%) IBM Cloud
18 99 (1.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 84 (1.17%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 253 (3.51%) HTTP
2 224 (3.11%) TCP/IP
3 216 (3.00%) Firewall
4 183 (2.54%) DNS
5 148 (2.06%) Internet
6 108 (1.50%) VPN
7 74 (1.03%) SSL
8 67 (0.93%) SSH
9 58 (0.81%) SMTP
10 54 (0.75%) DHCP
11 35 (0.49%) WAN
12 32 (0.44%) SNMP
13 31 (0.43%) AMQP
14 30 (0.42%) LAN
14 30 (0.42%) SMS
15 29 (0.40%) VSAN
16 25 (0.35%) FTP
16 25 (0.35%) IPsec
17 23 (0.32%) HTTPS
17 23 (0.32%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,162 (16.14%) NoSQL
2 1,064 (14.78%) MySQL
3 925 (12.85%) MongoDB
4 853 (11.85%) PostgreSQL
5 559 (7.77%) Big Data
6 541 (7.52%) SQL Server
7 495 (6.88%) Redis
8 493 (6.85%) Hadoop
9 394 (5.47%) Apache Cassandra
9 394 (5.47%) Relational Database
10 253 (3.51%) Blockchain
11 197 (2.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 135 (1.88%) RDBMS
13 130 (1.81%) Amazon RDS
14 97 (1.35%) HBase
14 97 (1.35%) Neo4j
15 96 (1.33%) Apache Hive
16 89 (1.24%) Amazon Redshift
17 70 (0.97%) Couchbase
18 65 (0.90%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 2,549 (35.41%) Jenkins
2 1,831 (25.44%) Git (software)
3 644 (8.95%) JIRA
4 641 (8.91%) Maven
5 587 (8.16%) Vagrant
6 505 (7.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 428 (5.95%) TeamCity
8 395 (5.49%) Selenium
9 326 (4.53%) Cucumber
10 315 (4.38%) Gradle
11 314 (4.36%) Subversion
12 290 (4.03%) Octopus Deploy
13 279 (3.88%) JUnit
14 218 (3.03%) Bitbucket
15 190 (2.64%) Sonatype Nexus
15 190 (2.64%) Team Foundation Server
16 188 (2.61%) gulp
17 179 (2.49%) webpack
18 170 (2.36%) GitLab
19 169 (2.35%) Mocha
General
1 1,317 (18.30%) Finance
2 410 (5.70%) Banking
3 346 (4.81%) Retail
4 301 (4.18%) Games
5 201 (2.79%) Marketing
6 196 (2.72%) Telecoms
7 134 (1.86%) Advertising
8 114 (1.58%) Front Office
9 108 (1.50%) Investment Banking
10 87 (1.21%) Law
11 69 (0.96%) Manufacturing
12 60 (0.83%) Publishing
13 56 (0.78%) Legal
14 55 (0.76%) Electronics
15 48 (0.67%) Retail Banking
16 37 (0.51%) Financial Institution
17 32 (0.44%) Back Office
18 28 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
19 16 (0.22%) Multimedia
20 15 (0.21%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2,747 (38.16%) Developer
2 1,811 (25.16%) DevOps Engineer
3 1,042 (14.48%) Java Developer
4 694 (9.64%) Senior Developer
5 634 (8.81%) Software Engineer
6 491 (6.82%) AWS Engineer
7 444 (6.17%) Architect
8 441 (6.13%) AWS DevOps
9 423 (5.88%) Java Engineer
10 356 (4.95%) Senior DevOps
11 351 (4.88%) Cloud Engineer
12 338 (4.70%) Linux Engineer
13 329 (4.57%) Software Developer
14 319 (4.43%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 317 (4.40%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 285 (3.96%) Senior Java Developer
17 284 (3.95%) Linux/Unix DevOps
18 273 (3.79%) Python Developer
19 263 (3.65%) Java Software Engineer
20 249 (3.46%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,266 (17.59%) Node.js
2 1,220 (16.95%) Web Services
3 1,184 (16.45%) AngularJS
4 1,081 (15.02%) Spring
5 1,034 (14.37%) React
6 1,032 (14.34%) HTML
7 867 (12.05%) RESTful
8 822 (11.42%) CSS
9 779 (10.82%) .NET
10 693 (9.63%) REST
11 516 (7.17%) Kafka
12 473 (6.57%) Spring Boot
13 438 (6.09%) HTML5
14 422 (5.86%) Hibernate
15 411 (5.71%) RabbitMQ
16 349 (4.85%) J2EE
17 285 (3.96%) Elastic Stack
18 278 (3.86%) Sass
19 271 (3.76%) jQuery
20 262 (3.64%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 527 (7.32%) Fintech
2 524 (7.28%) Computer Science
3 449 (6.24%) Greenfield Project
4 277 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 266 (3.70%) Public Cloud
6 246 (3.42%) User Experience
7 222 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
8 198 (2.75%) Linux Command Line
9 172 (2.39%) Mobile App
10 159 (2.21%) Data Centre
11 148 (2.06%) Private Cloud
12 134 (1.86%) Self-Motivation
13 128 (1.78%) Algorithms
14 116 (1.61%) Cloud Native
15 108 (1.50%) Bitcoin
16 107 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
17 89 (1.24%) Hedge funds
18 83 (1.15%) Data Structures
19 78 (1.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
20 66 (0.92%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 2,958 (41.09%) Linux
2 727 (10.10%) Windows
3 488 (6.78%) Unix
4 281 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 264 (3.67%) Ubuntu
6 262 (3.64%) CentOS
7 196 (2.72%) Android
8 146 (2.03%) Windows Server
9 137 (1.90%) Apple iOS
10 90 (1.25%) CoreOS
11 83 (1.15%) Debian
12 79 (1.10%) VMS
13 46 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
14 41 (0.57%) Mac OS X
15 39 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
16 28 (0.39%) DC/OS
16 28 (0.39%) Solaris
16 28 (0.39%) Windows 10
17 26 (0.36%) Mac OS
18 24 (0.33%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,793 (52.70%) DevOps
2 3,655 (50.78%) Agile Software Development
3 1,853 (25.74%) Continuous Integration
4 1,840 (25.56%) Microservices
5 1,610 (22.37%) Software Engineering
6 1,473 (20.46%) TDD
7 1,124 (15.62%) Scrum
8 992 (13.78%) Test Automation
9 921 (12.80%) Configuration Management
10 808 (11.23%) Open Source
11 758 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
12 664 (9.22%) BDD
13 587 (8.16%) Problem-Solving
14 537 (7.46%) Deployment Automation
15 526 (7.31%) SDLC
16 487 (6.77%) Mentoring
17 471 (6.54%) E-Commerce
17 471 (6.54%) Machine Learning
18 464 (6.45%) MVC
19 458 (6.36%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3,007 (41.78%) Python
2 2,905 (40.36%) Java
3 2,030 (28.20%) JavaScript
4 1,388 (19.28%) SQL
5 1,113 (15.46%) Bash Shell
6 1,063 (14.77%) Ruby
7 932 (12.95%) C#
8 768 (10.67%) PHP
9 646 (8.97%) Go
10 553 (7.68%) Scala
11 537 (7.46%) Java 8
12 447 (6.21%) PowerShell
13 421 (5.85%) Perl
14 326 (4.53%) ES6
15 303 (4.21%) C++
16 221 (3.07%) TypeScript
17 206 (2.86%) Shell Script
18 184 (2.56%) Groovy
19 169 (2.35%) C
20 111 (1.54%) R
Qualifications
1 656 (9.11%) Degree
2 264 (3.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 235 (3.26%) Security Cleared
4 147 (2.04%) AWS Certification
5 83 (1.15%) Master's Degree
6 69 (0.96%) SC Cleared
7 57 (0.79%) DV Cleared
8 42 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
9 37 (0.51%) RHCE
10 35 (0.49%) CCNA
11 33 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
12 29 (0.40%) PhD
13 28 (0.39%) Sun Certification
14 27 (0.38%) MCSE
15 26 (0.36%) CISSP
16 22 (0.31%) SANS
16 22 (0.31%) SSCP
17 20 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 20 (0.28%) Network+ Certification
18 19 (0.26%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 351 (4.88%) QA
2 324 (4.50%) GCP
3 85 (1.18%) PCI DSS
4 32 (0.44%) SLA
5 23 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (0.22%) GDPR
7 12 (0.17%) PA-DSS
7 12 (0.17%) PSD2
8 9 (0.13%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.069%) PMO
10 3 (0.042%) DICOM
10 3 (0.042%) HIPAA
10 3 (0.042%) HL7
10 3 (0.042%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.028%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.028%) MiFID
11 2 (0.028%) SEPA
12 1 (0.014%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.014%) OASIS TOSCA
12 1 (0.014%) UCITS
System Software
1 346 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 149 (2.07%) Virtual Machines
3 118 (1.64%) vSphere
4 94 (1.31%) Active Directory
4 94 (1.31%) KVM
4 94 (1.31%) VirtualBox
5 87 (1.21%) Hyper-V
6 59 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
7 55 (0.76%) LXC
8 43 (0.60%) Xen
9 39 (0.54%) HDFS
10 36 (0.50%) Ceph
11 33 (0.46%) VMware NSX
12 31 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 25 (0.35%) oVirt
14 24 (0.33%) RHEV
15 19 (0.26%) Samba
15 19 (0.26%) Varnish
16 18 (0.25%) QEMU
17 14 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2,564 (35.62%) Kubernetes
2 2,281 (31.69%) Ansible
3 2,010 (27.92%) Puppet
4 1,620 (22.51%) Opscode Chef
5 1,341 (18.63%) Terraform
6 316 (4.39%) Docker Swarm
7 314 (4.36%) Nagios
8 255 (3.54%) Salt
9 221 (3.07%) Packer
10 158 (2.20%) Prometheus
11 145 (2.01%) Rancher
12 137 (1.90%) Kibana
13 134 (1.86%) Consul
14 132 (1.83%) logstash
15 130 (1.81%) ZABBIX
16 128 (1.78%) Mesos
17 117 (1.63%) Grafana
18 105 (1.46%) Graphite
19 72 (1.00%) HAProxy
20 60 (0.83%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 744 (10.34%) Google
2 626 (8.70%) Oracle
3 541 (7.52%) VMware
4 425 (5.90%) Microsoft
5 368 (5.11%) Red Hat
6 303 (4.21%) Splunk
7 187 (2.60%) New Relic
8 174 (2.42%) IBM
9 163 (2.26%) Atlassian
10 133 (1.85%) AppDynamics
11 129 (1.79%) SaltStack
12 115 (1.60%) SAP
13 100 (1.39%) Cisco
14 73 (1.01%) WorldPay
15 62 (0.86%) Cloudera
16 61 (0.85%) Hortonworks
16 61 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
17 60 (0.83%) ServiceNow
18 49 (0.68%) Tableau
19 42 (0.58%) Rackspace