Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Docker
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 124 254
Rank change year-on-year +63 +130 +466
Permanent jobs citing Docker 7,695 4,677 2,706
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.54% 2.64% 1.36%
As % of the System Software category 30.99% 20.83% 10.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6,199 3,904 2,334
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 24,832 22,451 24,791
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.64% 12.68% 12.49%
Number of salaries quoted 20,070 18,937 21,021
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33% -

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +61 7,300 £62,500 - 1,211
London +46 4,251 £70,000 +3.70% 657
UK excluding London +98 3,329 £50,000 - 608
South East +45 969 £55,000 -4.35% 151
North of England +106 911 £50,000 - 165
North West +126 485 £50,000 - 99
East of England +97 429 £56,250 -2.17% 93
Yorkshire +58 385 £50,000 - 48
Midlands +110 359 £50,000 +25.00% 75
South West +77 339 £50,000 +17.65% 69
West Midlands +89 222 £50,000 +21.95% 50
Scotland +72 215 £50,000 - 31
East Midlands +89 137 £50,000 +25.00% 25
Wales +50 92 £48,269 +1.62% 17
North East +22 50 £48,500 +38.57% 18
Northern Ireland +14 19 £45,000 -10.00% 7

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 4,143 (53.84%) DevOps
2 3,933 (51.11%) Amazon AWS
3 3,837 (49.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3,230 (41.98%) Python
5 3,157 (41.03%) Java
6 3,137 (40.77%) Linux
7 3,049 (39.62%) Kubernetes
8 2,628 (34.15%) Jenkins
9 2,434 (31.63%) Ansible
10 2,113 (27.46%) Puppet
11 2,094 (27.21%) JavaScript
12 2,047 (26.60%) Microsoft Azure
13 2,042 (26.54%) Microservices
14 1,933 (25.12%) Continuous Integration
15 1,897 (24.65%) Git (software)
16 1,699 (22.08%) Software Engineering
17 1,646 (21.39%) Opscode Chef
18 1,518 (19.73%) Terraform
19 1,490 (19.36%) TDD
20 1,442 (18.74%) SQL
21 1,406 (18.27%) Finance
22 1,336 (17.36%) Node.js
23 1,240 (16.11%) Bash Shell
24 1,221 (15.87%) Web Services
25 1,217 (15.82%) Scrum
26 1,154 (15.00%) Spring
27 1,130 (14.68%) AngularJS
28 1,119 (14.54%) Ruby
29 1,084 (14.09%) React
30 1,071 (13.92%) Configuration Management

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
1 606 (7.88%) Elasticsearch
2 384 (4.99%) Apache
3 319 (4.15%) Apache Spark
4 307 (3.99%) OpenStack
5 283 (3.68%) Tomcat
6 240 (3.12%) Confluence
7 232 (3.01%) nginx
8 148 (1.92%) WebLogic
9 142 (1.85%) JBoss
10 140 (1.82%) CMS
11 132 (1.72%) Ethereum
12 128 (1.66%) WebSphere
13 98 (1.27%) Cloud Foundry
14 79 (1.03%) IIS
15 75 (0.97%) Apache Solr
16 70 (0.91%) Apache Pig
17 62 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 59 (0.77%) WordPress
19 58 (0.75%) Jetty
20 45 (0.58%) Drupal
Applications
1 11 (0.14%) Photoshop
2 9 (0.12%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.091%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.065%) GIMP
4 5 (0.065%) InVision
4 5 (0.065%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (0.052%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.039%) Mingle
7 2 (0.026%) Blender
7 2 (0.026%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.026%) Maya
7 2 (0.026%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (0.026%) SPSS
8 1 (0.013%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.013%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.013%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.013%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.013%) Weka
Business Applications
1 85 (1.10%) Distributed Ledger
2 40 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
3 26 (0.34%) Magento
4 21 (0.27%) Ripple
5 18 (0.23%) Eagle PACE
5 18 (0.23%) Front Arena
5 18 (0.23%) thinkFolio
6 17 (0.22%) Documaker
7 15 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 6 (0.078%) Remedy ITSM
9 5 (0.065%) Oracle Applications
9 5 (0.065%) R3 Corda
10 4 (0.052%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
10 4 (0.052%) SAP Hybris
11 3 (0.039%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (0.039%) Dynamics CRM
12 2 (0.026%) Quorum
13 1 (0.013%) BASE24
13 1 (0.013%) NetSuite
13 1 (0.013%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 3,933 (51.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2,047 (26.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 968 (12.58%) Google Cloud Platform
4 544 (7.07%) GitHub
5 493 (6.41%) SaaS
6 398 (5.17%) Amazon EC2
7 376 (4.89%) AWS CloudFormation
8 373 (4.85%) Serverless
9 337 (4.38%) PaaS
10 322 (4.18%) Amazon S3
11 307 (3.99%) OpenShift
12 285 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
13 279 (3.63%) IaaS
14 226 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
15 141 (1.83%) IBM Cloud
16 118 (1.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 113 (1.47%) npm
18 97 (1.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 96 (1.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
20 85 (1.10%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 281 (3.65%) HTTP
2 262 (3.40%) Firewall
3 257 (3.34%) TCP/IP
4 238 (3.09%) DNS
5 166 (2.16%) Internet
6 122 (1.59%) VPN
7 101 (1.31%) SSL
8 68 (0.88%) DHCP
9 64 (0.83%) SSH
10 56 (0.73%) SMTP
11 37 (0.48%) HTTPS
12 32 (0.42%) SMS
12 32 (0.42%) SNMP
13 27 (0.35%) Network Security
13 27 (0.35%) SAN
13 27 (0.35%) VSAN
14 25 (0.32%) IPsec
14 25 (0.32%) WAN
15 24 (0.31%) FTP
16 22 (0.29%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,065 (13.84%) NoSQL
2 1,032 (13.41%) MySQL
3 826 (10.73%) MongoDB
4 811 (10.54%) PostgreSQL
5 619 (8.04%) SQL Server
6 563 (7.32%) Big Data
7 472 (6.13%) Hadoop
8 468 (6.08%) Redis
9 381 (4.95%) Apache Cassandra
10 351 (4.56%) Relational Database
11 299 (3.89%) Blockchain
12 190 (2.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 169 (2.20%) Amazon RDS
14 111 (1.44%) Apache Hive
15 104 (1.35%) RDBMS
16 102 (1.33%) Amazon Redshift
17 91 (1.18%) Neo4j
18 69 (0.90%) HBase
19 65 (0.84%) Cosmos DB
20 64 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2,628 (34.15%) Jenkins
2 1,897 (24.65%) Git (software)
3 679 (8.82%) JIRA
4 575 (7.47%) Vagrant
5 574 (7.46%) Maven
6 532 (6.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 464 (6.03%) Selenium
8 433 (5.63%) TeamCity
9 363 (4.72%) Cucumber
10 306 (3.98%) Octopus Deploy
11 296 (3.85%) JUnit
12 295 (3.83%) Subversion
13 249 (3.24%) Gradle
14 246 (3.20%) Bitbucket
15 230 (2.99%) GitLab
16 187 (2.43%) Sonatype Nexus
17 172 (2.24%) gulp
18 166 (2.16%) Mocha
18 166 (2.16%) webpack
19 162 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1,406 (18.27%) Finance
2 403 (5.24%) Banking
3 384 (4.99%) Retail
4 274 (3.56%) Games
5 208 (2.70%) Telecoms
6 202 (2.63%) Marketing
7 146 (1.90%) Front Office
8 128 (1.66%) Advertising
9 123 (1.60%) Law
10 97 (1.26%) Investment Banking
11 96 (1.25%) Manufacturing
12 68 (0.88%) Electronics
13 60 (0.78%) Publishing
14 54 (0.70%) Financial Institution
14 54 (0.70%) Legal
15 42 (0.55%) Back Office
16 39 (0.51%) Retail Banking
17 25 (0.32%) Automotive
17 25 (0.32%) Multimedia
18 21 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2,828 (36.75%) Developer
2 1,965 (25.54%) DevOps Engineer
3 1,068 (13.88%) Java Developer
4 742 (9.64%) Senior Developer
5 693 (9.01%) Software Engineer
6 501 (6.51%) Architect
7 498 (6.47%) AWS Engineer
8 466 (6.06%) Java Engineer
9 446 (5.80%) AWS DevOps
10 409 (5.32%) Senior DevOps
11 371 (4.82%) Linux Engineer
12 349 (4.54%) Cloud Engineer
13 346 (4.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 345 (4.48%) Software Developer
15 328 (4.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 318 (4.13%) Senior Java Developer
17 315 (4.09%) Python Developer
18 311 (4.04%) Java Software Engineer
19 302 (3.92%) Linux/Unix DevOps
20 274 (3.56%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,336 (17.36%) Node.js
2 1,221 (15.87%) Web Services
3 1,154 (15.00%) Spring
4 1,130 (14.68%) AngularJS
5 1,084 (14.09%) React
6 1,021 (13.27%) HTML
7 854 (11.10%) RESTful
8 841 (10.93%) CSS
9 820 (10.66%) .NET
10 778 (10.11%) REST
11 569 (7.39%) Spring Boot
12 516 (6.71%) Kafka
13 402 (5.22%) HTML5
14 385 (5.00%) Hibernate
15 382 (4.96%) RabbitMQ
16 364 (4.73%) J2EE
17 309 (4.02%) Elastic Stack
18 295 (3.83%) ASP.NET
19 280 (3.64%) Sass
20 279 (3.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 581 (7.55%) Fintech
2 529 (6.87%) Computer Science
3 527 (6.85%) Greenfield Project
4 313 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
5 308 (4.00%) Public Cloud
6 275 (3.57%) User Experience
7 266 (3.46%) Enterprise Software
8 192 (2.50%) Data Centre
9 179 (2.33%) Mobile App
10 160 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
11 156 (2.03%) Self-Motivation
12 153 (1.99%) Cloud Native
13 150 (1.95%) Hybrid Cloud
14 138 (1.79%) Private Cloud
15 128 (1.66%) Bitcoin
16 111 (1.44%) Hedge funds
17 92 (1.20%) Algorithms
18 89 (1.16%) Fixed Income
19 88 (1.14%) Data Structures
20 87 (1.13%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 3,137 (40.77%) Linux
2 812 (10.55%) Windows
3 465 (6.04%) Unix
4 308 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 304 (3.95%) CentOS
6 263 (3.42%) Ubuntu
7 208 (2.70%) Android
8 172 (2.24%) Windows Server
9 142 (1.85%) Apple iOS
10 90 (1.17%) VMS
11 83 (1.08%) Debian
12 77 (1.00%) CoreOS
13 63 (0.82%) Mac OS X
14 56 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
15 55 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
16 36 (0.47%) DC/OS
17 34 (0.44%) Fedora
18 31 (0.40%) Solaris
19 23 (0.30%) Windows 10
20 22 (0.29%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,143 (53.84%) DevOps
2 3,837 (49.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2,042 (26.54%) Microservices
4 1,933 (25.12%) Continuous Integration
5 1,699 (22.08%) Software Engineering
6 1,490 (19.36%) TDD
7 1,217 (15.82%) Scrum
8 1,071 (13.92%) Configuration Management
9 1,048 (13.62%) Test Automation
10 858 (11.15%) Open Source
11 852 (11.07%) Continuous Delivery
12 696 (9.04%) Problem-Solving
13 681 (8.85%) BDD
14 588 (7.64%) Deployment Automation
15 503 (6.54%) SDLC
16 497 (6.46%) Mentoring
17 442 (5.74%) E-Commerce
17 442 (5.74%) Machine Learning
17 442 (5.74%) MVC
18 423 (5.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3,230 (41.98%) Python
2 3,157 (41.03%) Java
3 2,094 (27.21%) JavaScript
4 1,442 (18.74%) SQL
5 1,240 (16.11%) Bash Shell
6 1,119 (14.54%) Ruby
7 1,043 (13.55%) C#
8 792 (10.29%) Go
9 790 (10.27%) PHP
10 599 (7.78%) Java 8
11 572 (7.43%) PowerShell
12 539 (7.00%) Scala
13 432 (5.61%) Perl
14 368 (4.78%) C++
15 326 (4.24%) ES6
16 241 (3.13%) Shell Script
17 218 (2.83%) C
18 217 (2.82%) TypeScript
19 166 (2.16%) Groovy
20 111 (1.44%) R
Qualifications
1 711 (9.24%) Degree
2 272 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 253 (3.29%) Security Cleared
4 144 (1.87%) AWS Certification
5 112 (1.46%) Master's Degree
6 98 (1.27%) DV Cleared
7 71 (0.92%) SC Cleared
8 62 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
9 60 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
10 57 (0.74%) MCSE
11 56 (0.73%) CCNA
12 51 (0.66%) CISSP
13 47 (0.61%) RHCE
13 47 (0.61%) SANS
14 45 (0.58%) Network+ Certification
15 44 (0.57%) CompTIA Security+
15 44 (0.57%) GIAC
15 44 (0.57%) Linux+ Certification
15 44 (0.57%) SSCP
16 23 (0.30%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 413 (5.37%) GCP
2 389 (5.06%) QA
3 70 (0.91%) PCI DSS
4 46 (0.60%) SLA
5 39 (0.51%) GDPR
6 28 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (0.17%) PMO
8 9 (0.12%) Data Quality
8 9 (0.12%) PA-DSS
9 6 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 6 (0.078%) PSD2
10 4 (0.052%) SEPA
11 3 (0.039%) COBIT
11 3 (0.039%) DICOM
11 3 (0.039%) HIPAA
11 3 (0.039%) HL7
12 2 (0.026%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 2 (0.026%) MiFID
12 2 (0.026%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.026%) WCAG
System Software
1 360 (4.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 162 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
3 132 (1.72%) Active Directory
4 131 (1.70%) vSphere
5 103 (1.34%) VirtualBox
6 90 (1.17%) KVM
7 87 (1.13%) Hyper-V
8 73 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
9 54 (0.70%) Xen
10 48 (0.62%) LXC
11 47 (0.61%) Varnish
12 40 (0.52%) oVirt
13 35 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 32 (0.42%) RHEV
15 29 (0.38%) Ceph
15 29 (0.38%) HDFS
16 28 (0.36%) VMware NSX
17 27 (0.35%) Samba
18 22 (0.29%) QEMU
19 16 (0.21%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3,049 (39.62%) Kubernetes
2 2,434 (31.63%) Ansible
3 2,113 (27.46%) Puppet
4 1,646 (21.39%) Opscode Chef
5 1,518 (19.73%) Terraform
6 386 (5.02%) Docker Swarm
7 334 (4.34%) Nagios
8 306 (3.98%) Salt
9 227 (2.95%) Packer
10 202 (2.63%) Prometheus
11 177 (2.30%) Grafana
11 177 (2.30%) ZABBIX
12 162 (2.11%) Rancher
13 152 (1.98%) Consul
14 150 (1.95%) Mesos
15 124 (1.61%) Graphite
16 116 (1.51%) logstash
17 109 (1.42%) Kibana
18 76 (0.99%) HAProxy
19 47 (0.61%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 856 (11.12%) Google
2 590 (7.67%) Oracle
3 581 (7.55%) VMware
4 520 (6.76%) Microsoft
5 459 (5.96%) Red Hat
6 328 (4.26%) Splunk
7 213 (2.77%) New Relic
8 194 (2.52%) IBM
9 183 (2.38%) Atlassian
10 147 (1.91%) AppDynamics
11 130 (1.69%) SAP
12 118 (1.53%) SaltStack
13 108 (1.40%) Cisco
14 77 (1.00%) WorldPay
15 65 (0.84%) ServiceNow
16 62 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
17 55 (0.71%) Rackspace
18 51 (0.66%) Capita
18 51 (0.66%) Cloudera
19 50 (0.65%) Citrix