Period
to 28 October 2020

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 28 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Docker
UK
6 months to
28 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 22 34 54
Rank change year-on-year +12 +20 +55
Permanent jobs citing Docker 4,422 8,767 7,997
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 8.92% 6.40% 4.89%
As % of the System Software category 48.33% 37.27% 32.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4,582 7,932 6,985
Median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £97,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 9,149 23,523 24,539
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.45% 17.18% 14.99%
Number of salaries quoted 7,766 19,394 20,024
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.24% - +8.97%

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 28 October 2020.

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 28 October 2020. 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 +11 4,163 £65,000 - 1,081
London +9 2,184 £75,000 - 485
UK excluding London +24 2,136 £52,500 - 669
Work from Home -2 779 £60,000 -11.11% 246
South East +17 619 £60,000 +4.35% 159
North of England +27 575 £52,500 - 192
South West +25 360 £50,000 -6.54% 110
North West +27 286 £55,000 +4.76% 120
Yorkshire +21 243 £52,500 +5.00% 64
Midlands +41 235 £52,500 +5.00% 89
West Midlands +58 186 £52,500 - 60
East of England +50 138 £55,000 - 43
Scotland +12 124 £50,000 +5.26% 49
Wales +28 67 £47,500 +15.15% 19
East Midlands +4 49 £45,000 -5.26% 29
North East +38 45 £52,500 -2.78% 8
Northern Ireland +18 22 £55,000 -12.00% 9

For the 6 months to 28 October 2020, 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 2,663 (60.22%) Kubernetes
2 2,352 (53.19%) DevOps
3 2,179 (49.28%) AWS
4 1,852 (41.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1,720 (38.90%) Python
6 1,450 (32.79%) Azure
7 1,397 (31.59%) Java
8 1,353 (30.60%) JavaScript
9 1,301 (29.42%) Microservices
10 1,196 (27.05%) Terraform
11 1,194 (27.00%) Linux
12 1,005 (22.73%) Jenkins
13 982 (22.21%) Ansible
14 955 (21.60%) Software Engineering
15 864 (19.54%) Git (software)
16 860 (19.45%) Finance
17 856 (19.36%) SQL
18 852 (19.27%) TDD
19 791 (17.89%) C#
20 764 (17.28%) Node.js
21 760 (17.19%) .NET
22 735 (16.62%) React
23 711 (16.08%) GCP
24 688 (15.56%) Scrum
25 592 (13.39%) Puppet
26 574 (12.98%) AngularJS
27 510 (11.53%) NoSQL
28 507 (11.47%) Infrastructure as Code
29 504 (11.40%) Continuous Integration
30 490 (11.08%) Kafka

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
1 287 (6.49%) Elasticsearch
2 182 (4.12%) Apache
3 157 (3.55%) Confluence
4 138 (3.12%) Apache Spark
5 57 (1.29%) nginx
6 48 (1.09%) Tomcat
7 37 (0.84%) Cloud Foundry
8 36 (0.81%) WebSphere
9 34 (0.77%) CMS
9 34 (0.77%) OpenStack
10 29 (0.66%) IIS
11 26 (0.59%) SharePoint
12 21 (0.47%) WebLogic
13 20 (0.45%) JBoss
14 18 (0.41%) WordPress
15 16 (0.36%) Tornado
16 14 (0.32%) GlassFish
17 11 (0.25%) Ethereum
18 10 (0.23%) MS Exchange
19 8 (0.18%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 7 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (0.090%) Chatbot
2 4 (0.090%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.090%) Sketch
3 3 (0.068%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.045%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.045%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.045%) Inkscape
4 2 (0.045%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.023%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 21 (0.47%) SAP Hybris
2 13 (0.29%) Distributed Ledger
3 9 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
4 8 (0.18%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 8 (0.18%) R3 Corda
5 6 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.14%) Magento
5 6 (0.14%) Quorum
6 3 (0.068%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.045%) Maximo
7 2 (0.045%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.045%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.023%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2,179 (49.28%) AWS
2 1,450 (32.79%) Azure
3 711 (16.08%) GCP
4 380 (8.59%) Serverless
5 310 (7.01%) SaaS
6 298 (6.74%) AWS CloudFormation
7 261 (5.90%) AWS Lambda
8 213 (4.82%) PaaS
9 205 (4.64%) GitHub
10 194 (4.39%) OpenShift
11 179 (4.05%) Amazon ECS
12 156 (3.53%) IaaS
13 99 (2.24%) Amazon EC2
14 94 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
15 87 (1.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 87 (1.97%) Amazon EKS
16 77 (1.74%) Amazon S3
17 72 (1.63%) Apigee
18 69 (1.56%) Datadog
19 64 (1.45%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 121 (2.74%) Firewall
2 63 (1.42%) HTTP
2 63 (1.42%) TCP/IP
3 59 (1.33%) DNS
4 58 (1.31%) VPN
5 57 (1.29%) Internet
6 43 (0.97%) Network Security
7 21 (0.47%) LAN
8 20 (0.45%) WAN
9 19 (0.43%) AMQP
10 15 (0.34%) SSH
10 15 (0.34%) SSL
11 13 (0.29%) Skype
12 12 (0.27%) HTTPS
13 11 (0.25%) OSPF
13 11 (0.25%) Software-Defined Networking
13 11 (0.25%) Wireless
14 10 (0.23%) BGP
14 10 (0.23%) IPv4
14 10 (0.23%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 510 (11.53%) NoSQL
2 476 (10.76%) SQL Server
3 464 (10.49%) PostgreSQL
4 394 (8.91%) MySQL
5 342 (7.73%) MongoDB
6 184 (4.16%) Redis
7 169 (3.82%) Big Data
8 154 (3.48%) Relational Database
9 116 (2.62%) Apache Cassandra
10 105 (2.37%) Hadoop
11 101 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
12 88 (1.99%) Amazon Redshift
13 79 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
14 74 (1.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 49 (1.11%) Blockchain
15 49 (1.11%) MariaDB
16 42 (0.95%) RDBMS
17 41 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
18 33 (0.75%) Neo4j
19 32 (0.72%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 1,005 (22.73%) Jenkins
2 864 (19.54%) Git (software)
3 329 (7.44%) GitLab
4 296 (6.69%) JIRA
5 203 (4.59%) Selenium
6 174 (3.93%) TeamCity
7 123 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 118 (2.67%) Cucumber
9 112 (2.53%) Artifactory
9 112 (2.53%) Bitbucket
10 99 (2.24%) Octopus Deploy
11 89 (2.01%) JUnit
12 86 (1.94%) webpack
13 82 (1.85%) CircleCI
14 77 (1.74%) Maven
15 56 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
16 54 (1.22%) Vagrant
17 52 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
18 51 (1.15%) Mocha
19 49 (1.11%) SonarQube
General
1 860 (19.45%) Finance
2 223 (5.04%) Banking
3 137 (3.10%) Games
4 105 (2.37%) Retail
5 96 (2.17%) Public Sector
6 94 (2.13%) Marketing
7 90 (2.04%) Law
8 64 (1.45%) Back Office
9 63 (1.42%) Front Office
10 54 (1.22%) Manufacturing
11 46 (1.04%) Telecoms
12 38 (0.86%) Advertising
13 23 (0.52%) Legal
14 20 (0.45%) Electronics
15 19 (0.43%) Financial Institution
16 15 (0.34%) Publishing
17 13 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
18 11 (0.25%) Investment Banking
19 8 (0.18%) Aerospace
19 8 (0.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,691 (38.24%) Developer
2 1,058 (23.93%) DevOps Engineer
3 443 (10.02%) Senior Developer
4 427 (9.66%) Software Engineer
5 412 (9.32%) AWS Engineer
6 401 (9.07%) Java Developer
7 362 (8.19%) AWS DevOps
8 319 (7.21%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 253 (5.72%) Python Developer
10 246 (5.56%) Architect
11 245 (5.54%) Senior DevOps
12 223 (5.04%) .NET Developer
13 221 (5.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 198 (4.48%) Full Stack Developer
15 167 (3.78%) PHP Developer
16 166 (3.75%) Software Developer
17 165 (3.73%) Java Engineer
18 147 (3.32%) C# Developer
19 145 (3.28%) Kubernetes Engineer
20 143 (3.23%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 764 (17.28%) Node.js
2 760 (17.19%) .NET
3 735 (16.62%) React
4 574 (12.98%) AngularJS
5 490 (11.08%) Kafka
6 462 (10.45%) REST
7 454 (10.27%) .NET Core
8 441 (9.97%) CSS
8 441 (9.97%) HTML
9 405 (9.16%) Web Services
10 392 (8.86%) Spring
11 296 (6.69%) Vue.js
12 258 (5.83%) RESTful
13 254 (5.74%) Spring Boot
14 219 (4.95%) RabbitMQ
15 206 (4.66%) Redux
16 202 (4.57%) .NET Framework
17 182 (4.12%) HTML5
18 175 (3.96%) Laravel
19 135 (3.05%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 281 (6.35%) Greenfield Project
2 200 (4.52%) Cloud Native
3 179 (4.05%) Public Cloud
4 163 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
5 128 (2.89%) Hedge funds
6 111 (2.51%) Mobile App
7 91 (2.06%) User Experience
8 84 (1.90%) Algorithms
9 72 (1.63%) Data Centre
10 65 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
11 56 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
12 54 (1.22%) Blog
13 52 (1.18%) Virtual Team
14 41 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
15 38 (0.86%) Equities
15 38 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
16 37 (0.84%) Social Network
17 31 (0.70%) Derivative
18 30 (0.68%) Data Structures
19 28 (0.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,194 (27.00%) Linux
2 387 (8.75%) Windows
3 144 (3.26%) Unix
4 124 (2.80%) CentOS
5 120 (2.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 88 (1.99%) Windows Server
7 66 (1.49%) Ubuntu
8 44 (1.00%) Android
9 35 (0.79%) Debian
10 28 (0.63%) Apple iOS
10 28 (0.63%) VMS
11 18 (0.41%) CoreOS
12 16 (0.36%) Fedora
12 16 (0.36%) Solaris
13 15 (0.34%) Mac OS
14 14 (0.32%) AIX
15 12 (0.27%) Mesosphere
16 10 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
16 10 (0.23%) zOS
17 8 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,352 (53.19%) DevOps
2 1,852 (41.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1,301 (29.42%) Microservices
4 955 (21.60%) Software Engineering
5 852 (19.27%) TDD
6 688 (15.56%) Scrum
7 507 (11.47%) Infrastructure as Code
8 504 (11.40%) Continuous Integration
9 440 (9.95%) Test Automation
10 426 (9.63%) Mentoring
11 422 (9.54%) Fintech
12 337 (7.62%) Machine Learning
12 337 (7.62%) Open Source
13 321 (7.26%) Problem-Solving
14 311 (7.03%) Configuration Management
15 274 (6.20%) BDD
16 269 (6.08%) Analytics
17 255 (5.77%) OO
18 246 (5.56%) Artificial Intelligence
19 243 (5.50%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1,720 (38.90%) Python
2 1,397 (31.59%) Java
3 1,353 (30.60%) JavaScript
4 856 (19.36%) SQL
5 791 (17.89%) C#
6 454 (10.27%) Go
7 412 (9.32%) PHP
8 406 (9.18%) Bash Shell
9 360 (8.14%) TypeScript
10 298 (6.74%) Ruby
11 293 (6.63%) PowerShell
12 226 (5.11%) C++
13 195 (4.41%) Scala
14 181 (4.09%) Java 8
15 160 (3.62%) Kotlin
16 112 (2.53%) Shell Script
17 102 (2.31%) C
18 92 (2.08%) ES6
19 83 (1.88%) Clojure
20 65 (1.47%) Perl
Qualifications
1 368 (8.32%) Degree
2 179 (4.05%) Security Cleared
3 140 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 109 (2.46%) SC Cleared
5 60 (1.36%) AWS Certification
6 56 (1.27%) Sun Certification
7 51 (1.15%) DV Cleared
8 41 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
9 34 (0.77%) PhD
10 31 (0.70%) CCNA
11 30 (0.68%) ISTQB
12 24 (0.54%) ISEB
13 16 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (0.36%) RHCE
14 13 (0.29%) OSCE
15 12 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
16 10 (0.23%) CCNP
16 10 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 9 (0.20%) CISSP
17 9 (0.20%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (3.66%) QA
2 37 (0.84%) NIST
3 34 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (0.57%) SLA
5 22 (0.50%) GDPR
6 13 (0.29%) NIST 800
7 12 (0.27%) NCSC
8 8 (0.18%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.14%) PMO
10 5 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 3 (0.068%) MiFID
12 2 (0.045%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.045%) Dodd-Frank
12 2 (0.045%) EMIR
12 2 (0.045%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.045%) IEC 62304
12 2 (0.045%) ISO 13485
12 2 (0.045%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.045%) WCAG
13 1 (0.023%) Basel III
System Software
1 114 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 87 (1.97%) Active Directory
3 46 (1.04%) vSphere
4 40 (0.90%) Hyper-V
5 36 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
6 27 (0.61%) VirtualBox
7 15 (0.34%) Xen
8 14 (0.32%) KVM
9 12 (0.27%) GlusterFS
10 11 (0.25%) LXC
11 10 (0.23%) Firmware
12 8 (0.18%) Ceph
12 8 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (0.18%) XenApp
12 8 (0.18%) XenDesktop
13 7 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 7 (0.16%) Gluster
14 4 (0.090%) HDFS
14 4 (0.090%) NFS
14 4 (0.090%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 2,663 (60.22%) Kubernetes
2 1,196 (27.05%) Terraform
3 982 (22.21%) Ansible
4 592 (13.39%) Puppet
5 439 (9.93%) Opscode Chef
6 123 (2.78%) Prometheus
7 87 (1.97%) Grafana
8 49 (1.11%) Nagios
9 48 (1.09%) Istio
10 41 (0.93%) Docker Swarm
10 41 (0.93%) Kibana
10 41 (0.93%) Packer
11 33 (0.75%) Consul
12 32 (0.72%) Mesos
13 31 (0.70%) logstash
14 29 (0.66%) Rancher
15 24 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
16 23 (0.52%) ZABBIX
17 22 (0.50%) Salt
18 21 (0.47%) Marathon
Vendors
1 360 (8.14%) Google
2 313 (7.08%) Microsoft
3 198 (4.48%) VMware
4 162 (3.66%) Oracle
5 156 (3.53%) Red Hat
6 92 (2.08%) Splunk
7 82 (1.85%) New Relic
8 72 (1.63%) SAP
9 68 (1.54%) IBM
10 65 (1.47%) Cisco
11 58 (1.31%) Atlassian
12 42 (0.95%) SaltStack
13 40 (0.90%) Dynatrace
14 36 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
15 31 (0.70%) AppDynamics
16 28 (0.63%) Zend
17 24 (0.54%) Adobe
17 24 (0.54%) CheckPoint
18 21 (0.47%) hybris
19 16 (0.36%) F5