Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Docker
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 18 34 46
Rank change year-on-year +16 +12 +47
Permanent jobs citing Docker 6,096 8,153 7,895
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 9.55% 6.48% 5.20%
As % of the System Software category 52.00% 37.97% 33.55%
Number of salaries quoted 6,379 7,307 7,083
Median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £95,000 £90,000
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 11,722 21,471 23,532
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.36% 17.07% 15.50%
Number of salaries quoted 9,798 17,745 19,373
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +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 23 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Docker in the UK

Docker
Top 17 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 23 January 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 +13 5,574 £65,000 - 1,322
London +13 2,934 £75,000 - 615
UK excluding London +23 2,900 £55,000 +4.76% 780
Work from Home +5 1,339 £60,000 -7.69% 291
North of England +18 841 £55,000 +4.76% 273
South East +22 780 £60,000 +4.35% 157
South West +25 486 £51,000 +2.00% 93
North West +21 429 £55,000 +4.76% 169
Yorkshire +11 359 £55,000 +4.76% 91
Midlands +46 337 £55,000 +10.00% 105
West Midlands +47 258 £57,500 +9.52% 73
Scotland +18 250 £48,750 +2.42% 56
East of England +24 115 £60,000 +9.09% 67
East Midlands +33 78 £50,000 +5.26% 31
Wales +34 76 £47,500 +9.56% 19
North East +29 52 £55,000 +10.00% 13
Northern Ireland +33 23 £52,500 -25.00% 10

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 3,753 (61.56%) Kubernetes
2 3,129 (51.33%) DevOps
3 2,976 (48.82%) AWS
4 2,865 (47.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2,299 (37.71%) Python
6 1,935 (31.74%) Java
7 1,863 (30.56%) Azure
8 1,822 (29.89%) JavaScript
9 1,788 (29.33%) Terraform
10 1,772 (29.07%) Microservices
11 1,650 (27.07%) Linux
12 1,424 (23.36%) Software Engineering
13 1,314 (21.56%) Ansible
14 1,273 (20.88%) Git (software)
15 1,251 (20.52%) Jenkins
16 1,242 (20.37%) SQL
17 1,192 (19.55%) TDD
18 1,136 (18.64%) C#
19 1,127 (18.49%) Finance
20 1,051 (17.24%) Scrum
21 1,042 (17.09%) React
22 1,026 (16.83%) .NET
23 976 (16.01%) Node.js
24 963 (15.80%) GCP
25 835 (13.70%) Puppet
26 822 (13.48%) Infrastructure as Code
27 781 (12.81%) Kafka
27 781 (12.81%) Continuous Integration
28 774 (12.70%) Go
29 760 (12.47%) AngularJS

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
1 366 (6.00%) Elasticsearch
2 215 (3.53%) Apache Spark
3 206 (3.38%) Apache
3 206 (3.38%) Confluence
4 82 (1.35%) Tomcat
5 75 (1.23%) nginx
6 62 (1.02%) OpenStack
7 49 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
8 46 (0.75%) CMS
9 44 (0.72%) WebSphere
10 41 (0.67%) JBoss
11 37 (0.61%) IIS
12 31 (0.51%) WordPress
13 30 (0.49%) WebLogic
14 28 (0.46%) Apache Airflow
15 26 (0.43%) Tornado
16 21 (0.34%) SharePoint
17 18 (0.30%) Drupal
18 17 (0.28%) ColdFusion
19 12 (0.20%) Jupyter
Applications
1 28 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
2 13 (0.21%) InVision
3 11 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (0.16%) Sketch
5 9 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (0.049%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.049%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.033%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.033%) GIMP
8 1 (0.016%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.016%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.016%) Inkscape
Business Applications
1 19 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
2 15 (0.25%) Magento
3 12 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
4 8 (0.13%) R3 Corda
5 7 (0.11%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 6 (0.098%) Payment Gateway
6 6 (0.098%) Quorum
7 5 (0.082%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.066%) Distributed Ledger
8 4 (0.066%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.066%) Shopify
9 2 (0.033%) Maximo
10 1 (0.016%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 2,976 (48.82%) AWS
2 1,863 (30.56%) Azure
3 963 (15.80%) GCP
4 483 (7.92%) Serverless
5 472 (7.74%) AWS CloudFormation
6 437 (7.17%) SaaS
7 290 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
8 285 (4.68%) PaaS
9 280 (4.59%) GitHub
10 254 (4.17%) Amazon ECS
11 196 (3.22%) OpenShift
12 192 (3.15%) IaaS
13 190 (3.12%) Amazon EKS
14 159 (2.61%) Amazon EC2
15 137 (2.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 116 (1.90%) Amazon S3
17 113 (1.85%) Datadog
18 107 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
19 104 (1.71%) Pulumi
20 86 (1.41%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 165 (2.71%) Firewall
2 110 (1.80%) HTTP
3 97 (1.59%) TCP/IP
4 87 (1.43%) DNS
5 80 (1.31%) VPN
6 64 (1.05%) Network Security
7 59 (0.97%) Internet
8 35 (0.57%) IPv4
9 31 (0.51%) WAN
10 30 (0.49%) OSPF
11 28 (0.46%) LAN
11 28 (0.46%) VLAN
12 22 (0.36%) SSL
13 20 (0.33%) AMQP
14 15 (0.25%) HTTPS
15 13 (0.21%) DHCP
16 12 (0.20%) IPv6
16 12 (0.20%) Kerberos
16 12 (0.20%) OpenVPN
17 11 (0.18%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 722 (11.84%) PostgreSQL
2 603 (9.89%) MySQL
3 576 (9.45%) SQL Server
4 506 (8.30%) NoSQL
5 458 (7.51%) MongoDB
6 271 (4.45%) Relational Database
7 242 (3.97%) Big Data
8 232 (3.81%) Redis
9 144 (2.36%) Hadoop
10 127 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 122 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
12 101 (1.66%) Azure SQL Database
13 93 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
14 91 (1.49%) Amazon Redshift
14 91 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
15 72 (1.18%) MariaDB
16 70 (1.15%) Cosmos DB
17 63 (1.03%) RDBMS
18 53 (0.87%) Blockchain
19 39 (0.64%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1,273 (20.88%) Git (software)
2 1,251 (20.52%) Jenkins
3 527 (8.65%) GitLab
4 381 (6.25%) JIRA
5 277 (4.54%) Selenium
6 200 (3.28%) TeamCity
7 156 (2.56%) Bitbucket
8 149 (2.44%) Maven
9 146 (2.40%) Octopus Deploy
10 140 (2.30%) Cucumber
11 133 (2.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 126 (2.07%) Artifactory
13 96 (1.57%) CircleCI
14 94 (1.54%) Gradle
14 94 (1.54%) JUnit
15 86 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
16 85 (1.39%) Cypress.io
17 84 (1.38%) webpack
18 81 (1.33%) Vagrant
19 68 (1.12%) SpecFlow
General
1 1,127 (18.49%) Finance
2 305 (5.00%) Banking
3 253 (4.15%) Games
4 201 (3.30%) Public Sector
5 166 (2.72%) Marketing
6 144 (2.36%) Retail
7 93 (1.53%) Law
8 87 (1.43%) Telecoms
9 73 (1.20%) Front Office
10 69 (1.13%) Manufacturing
11 50 (0.82%) Advertising
12 49 (0.80%) Legal
13 45 (0.74%) Back Office
14 44 (0.72%) Electronics
15 25 (0.41%) Automotive
16 19 (0.31%) Online Betting
16 19 (0.31%) Publishing
17 16 (0.26%) Investment Banking
18 15 (0.25%) Financial Institution
19 14 (0.23%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 2,317 (38.01%) Developer
2 1,401 (22.98%) DevOps Engineer
3 650 (10.66%) AWS Engineer
4 649 (10.65%) Software Engineer
5 621 (10.19%) Senior Developer
6 568 (9.32%) Java Developer
7 498 (8.17%) AWS DevOps
8 469 (7.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 316 (5.18%) Full Stack Developer
10 314 (5.15%) Python Developer
11 309 (5.07%) Senior DevOps
12 296 (4.86%) Architect
13 284 (4.66%) .NET Developer
14 282 (4.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 254 (4.17%) Java Engineer
15 254 (4.17%) Software Developer
16 226 (3.71%) PHP Developer
17 224 (3.67%) Cloud Engineer
18 198 (3.25%) C# Developer
18 198 (3.25%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,042 (17.09%) React
2 1,026 (16.83%) .NET
3 976 (16.01%) Node.js
4 781 (12.81%) Kafka
5 760 (12.47%) AngularJS
6 668 (10.96%) .NET Core
7 639 (10.48%) Spring
8 557 (9.14%) REST
9 530 (8.69%) CSS
9 530 (8.69%) HTML
10 487 (7.99%) Spring Boot
11 486 (7.97%) Web Services
12 430 (7.05%) Vue.js
13 355 (5.82%) RESTful
14 322 (5.28%) .NET Framework
15 310 (5.09%) RabbitMQ
16 231 (3.79%) Redux
17 224 (3.67%) Laravel
18 201 (3.30%) HTML5
19 191 (3.13%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 462 (7.58%) Greenfield Project
2 258 (4.23%) Cloud Native
3 207 (3.40%) Public Cloud
4 203 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 188 (3.08%) Mobile App
6 145 (2.38%) User Experience
7 131 (2.15%) Algorithms
8 113 (1.85%) Hedge funds
8 113 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
9 106 (1.74%) Data Centre
10 79 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
11 74 (1.21%) Hybrid Cloud
12 73 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
13 72 (1.18%) Virtual Team
14 66 (1.08%) Data Structures
15 59 (0.97%) Enterprise Cloud
16 53 (0.87%) Private Cloud
17 52 (0.85%) Blog
18 47 (0.77%) Social Network
19 40 (0.66%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1,650 (27.07%) Linux
2 449 (7.37%) Windows
3 268 (4.40%) Unix
4 163 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 149 (2.44%) CentOS
6 133 (2.18%) Windows Server
7 114 (1.87%) Ubuntu
8 71 (1.16%) Android
9 59 (0.97%) Apple iOS
10 23 (0.38%) VMS
11 21 (0.34%) Debian
12 20 (0.33%) Fedora
13 17 (0.28%) CoreOS
14 16 (0.26%) Windows Server 2016
15 15 (0.25%) zOS
16 12 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
17 11 (0.18%) Mac OS
18 5 (0.082%) Mac OS X
18 5 (0.082%) Windows 10
19 4 (0.066%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,129 (51.33%) DevOps
2 2,865 (47.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1,772 (29.07%) Microservices
4 1,424 (23.36%) Software Engineering
5 1,192 (19.55%) TDD
6 1,051 (17.24%) Scrum
7 822 (13.48%) Infrastructure as Code
8 781 (12.81%) Continuous Integration
9 644 (10.56%) Test Automation
10 548 (8.99%) Fintech
11 538 (8.83%) Mentoring
11 538 (8.83%) Problem-Solving
12 495 (8.12%) Configuration Management
13 434 (7.12%) Machine Learning
14 376 (6.17%) Analytics
15 369 (6.05%) BDD
16 368 (6.04%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 346 (5.68%) Open Source
18 343 (5.63%) Deployment Automation
19 329 (5.40%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 2,299 (37.71%) Python
2 1,935 (31.74%) Java
3 1,822 (29.89%) JavaScript
4 1,242 (20.37%) SQL
5 1,136 (18.64%) C#
6 774 (12.70%) Go
7 590 (9.68%) PHP
8 557 (9.14%) TypeScript
9 549 (9.01%) Bash Shell
10 445 (7.30%) Ruby
11 383 (6.28%) PowerShell
12 264 (4.33%) Scala
13 234 (3.84%) Java 8
14 222 (3.64%) C++
15 197 (3.23%) Kotlin
16 111 (1.82%) ES6
17 98 (1.61%) C
18 97 (1.59%) Groovy
19 90 (1.48%) Shell Script
20 74 (1.21%) Perl
Qualifications
1 389 (6.38%) Degree
2 310 (5.09%) Security Cleared
3 234 (3.84%) SC Cleared
4 156 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 103 (1.69%) AWS Certification
6 56 (0.92%) PhD
7 40 (0.66%) DV Cleared
7 40 (0.66%) ISTQB
8 39 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
9 33 (0.54%) ISEB
10 29 (0.48%) RHCE
10 29 (0.48%) Sun Certification
11 26 (0.43%) CCNA
12 21 (0.34%) OSCE
13 18 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 18 (0.30%) Master's Degree
14 15 (0.25%) OSCP
15 14 (0.23%) SANS
16 11 (0.18%) CISSP
16 11 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 226 (3.71%) QA
2 44 (0.72%) NIST
3 40 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (0.51%) GDPR
5 18 (0.30%) SLA
6 14 (0.23%) Data Quality
7 12 (0.20%) PCI DSS
8 10 (0.16%) WCAG
9 9 (0.15%) ISO 9001
10 8 (0.13%) NCSC
11 6 (0.098%) NIST 800
12 5 (0.082%) Dodd-Frank
12 5 (0.082%) EMIR
12 5 (0.082%) MiFID
13 4 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 3 (0.049%) PMO
15 2 (0.033%) HIPAA
15 2 (0.033%) IEC 62304
15 2 (0.033%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 192 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 134 (2.20%) Active Directory
3 60 (0.98%) Hyper-V
4 48 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
5 31 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
5 31 (0.51%) vSphere
6 20 (0.33%) KVM
7 19 (0.31%) VirtualBox
8 14 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 11 (0.18%) HDFS
9 11 (0.18%) Xen
10 9 (0.15%) XenApp
11 8 (0.13%) Firmware
11 8 (0.13%) pfSense
11 8 (0.13%) XenDesktop
12 7 (0.11%) Ceph
12 7 (0.11%) LXC
13 6 (0.098%) Varnish
14 5 (0.082%) Postfix
14 5 (0.082%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3,753 (61.56%) Kubernetes
2 1,788 (29.33%) Terraform
3 1,314 (21.56%) Ansible
4 835 (13.70%) Puppet
5 596 (9.78%) Opscode Chef
6 211 (3.46%) Prometheus
7 170 (2.79%) Grafana
8 78 (1.28%) Packer
9 65 (1.07%) Nagios
10 61 (1.00%) Istio
11 58 (0.95%) Docker Swarm
12 49 (0.80%) Rancher
13 46 (0.75%) Kibana
14 39 (0.64%) Consul
15 38 (0.62%) ZABBIX
16 24 (0.39%) HAProxy
16 24 (0.39%) Mesos
17 23 (0.38%) Fortio
17 23 (0.38%) Graylog
17 23 (0.38%) Kiali
Vendors
1 489 (8.02%) Google
2 412 (6.76%) Microsoft
3 287 (4.71%) VMware
4 263 (4.31%) Oracle
5 207 (3.40%) Red Hat
6 114 (1.87%) Atlassian
7 102 (1.67%) SaltStack
8 98 (1.61%) IBM
9 96 (1.57%) SAP
10 95 (1.56%) New Relic
11 93 (1.53%) Splunk
12 66 (1.08%) Cisco
13 46 (0.75%) Dynatrace
14 44 (0.72%) Zend
15 30 (0.49%) Adobe
16 26 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
17 20 (0.33%) Fortinet
17 20 (0.33%) hybris
18 19 (0.31%) Pega
19 18 (0.30%) Apple