Period
to 4 August 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 4 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Docker
UK
6 months to
4 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 24 34 64
Rank change year-on-year +10 +30 +68
Permanent jobs citing Docker 5,359 9,020 7,753
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 8.05% 6.31% 4.48%
As % of the System Software category 44.91% 36.83% 30.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5,050 8,113 6,602
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
10th Percentile £40,978 £37,500 £38,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £99,750 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £53,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.87% +7.00% -

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 11,934 24,490 25,273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.93% 17.12% 14.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9,783 20,120 20,425
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +7.95%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +12.43%

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 4 August 2020.

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 4 August 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 5,051 £65,000 - 754
London +9 2,847 £75,000 - 357
UK excluding London +22 2,420 £52,500 -1.87% 441
South East +11 720 £55,000 -0.90% 94
North of England +31 660 £52,500 +5.00% 132
Work from Home 0 627 £65,000 - 142
South West +22 391 £52,500 -4.55% 67
North West +35 350 £52,500 - 82
Yorkshire +45 290 £50,000 - 44
East of England +24 204 £52,500 -4.55% 47
Midlands +7 204 £52,500 +5.00% 57
West Midlands +25 148 £52,500 +0.72% 39
Scotland +19 146 £54,750 +9.50% 25
Wales +23 71 £45,000 +5.88% 18
East Midlands -5 54 £50,000 +5.26% 18
Northern Ireland +9 25 £52,500 +10.53% 2
North East +20 20 £50,000 - 6
Channel Islands - 1 £67,500 -

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 3,220 (60.09%) Kubernetes
2 2,645 (49.36%) DevOps
3 2,532 (47.25%) AWS
4 2,292 (42.77%) Agile Software Development
5 2,014 (37.58%) Python
6 1,934 (36.09%) Java
7 1,658 (30.94%) Azure
8 1,636 (30.53%) JavaScript
9 1,552 (28.96%) Microservices
10 1,442 (26.91%) Linux
11 1,325 (24.72%) Terraform
12 1,310 (24.44%) Jenkins
13 1,239 (23.12%) Software Engineering
14 1,167 (21.78%) Git (software)
15 1,140 (21.27%) Ansible
16 1,089 (20.32%) Finance
17 1,059 (19.76%) SQL
18 1,034 (19.29%) TDD
19 963 (17.97%) C#
20 899 (16.78%) React
21 898 (16.76%) .NET
22 862 (16.09%) Node.js
23 856 (15.97%) GCP
24 814 (15.19%) Scrum
25 784 (14.63%) AngularJS
26 653 (12.19%) Continuous Integration
27 632 (11.79%) Fintech
28 625 (11.66%) Puppet
29 620 (11.57%) HTML
30 613 (11.44%) NoSQL

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
1 302 (5.64%) Elasticsearch
2 233 (4.35%) Confluence
3 216 (4.03%) Apache
4 163 (3.04%) Apache Spark
5 97 (1.81%) Tomcat
6 86 (1.60%) OpenStack
7 79 (1.47%) nginx
8 48 (0.90%) WebSphere
9 47 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
10 45 (0.84%) IIS
11 38 (0.71%) CMS
12 29 (0.54%) SharePoint
13 27 (0.50%) Apache Airflow
14 19 (0.35%) WebLogic
15 16 (0.30%) JBoss
15 16 (0.30%) WordPress
16 13 (0.24%) GlassFish
16 13 (0.24%) WildFly
17 12 (0.22%) Drupal
17 12 (0.22%) Jupyter
Applications
1 5 (0.093%) Chatbot
1 5 (0.093%) Sketch
2 4 (0.075%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (0.056%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.056%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.056%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.037%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.037%) Adobe Premiere
4 2 (0.037%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.019%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.019%) Inkscape
5 1 (0.019%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.019%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 24 (0.45%) Distributed Ledger
2 11 (0.21%) Magento
3 9 (0.17%) R3 Corda
4 7 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
5 5 (0.093%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.075%) Sentinel
7 3 (0.056%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.056%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 2 (0.037%) Maximo
8 2 (0.037%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.019%) OpenCart
9 1 (0.019%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.019%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.019%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.019%) Ripple
9 1 (0.019%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.019%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 2,532 (47.25%) AWS
2 1,658 (30.94%) Azure
3 856 (15.97%) GCP
4 440 (8.21%) Serverless
5 397 (7.41%) SaaS
6 325 (6.06%) AWS CloudFormation
7 298 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
8 280 (5.22%) OpenShift
9 250 (4.67%) GitHub
10 226 (4.22%) Amazon ECS
11 214 (3.99%) PaaS
12 169 (3.15%) Amazon EC2
13 142 (2.65%) IaaS
14 127 (2.37%) Amazon S3
15 107 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
16 88 (1.64%) Slack
17 83 (1.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 81 (1.51%) Apigee
19 77 (1.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 66 (1.23%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 141 (2.63%) Firewall
2 78 (1.46%) VPN
3 68 (1.27%) HTTP
4 67 (1.25%) Internet
5 66 (1.23%) TCP/IP
6 60 (1.12%) DNS
7 42 (0.78%) Network Security
8 29 (0.54%) WAN
9 26 (0.49%) SAN
10 25 (0.47%) SSH
11 24 (0.45%) LAN
12 18 (0.34%) Skype
12 18 (0.34%) VLAN
13 17 (0.32%) VoIP
14 16 (0.30%) OSPF
14 16 (0.30%) Wireshark
15 15 (0.28%) SSL
16 12 (0.22%) AMQP
16 12 (0.22%) BGP
16 12 (0.22%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 613 (11.44%) NoSQL
2 567 (10.58%) SQL Server
3 500 (9.33%) MySQL
4 441 (8.23%) PostgreSQL
5 428 (7.99%) MongoDB
6 257 (4.80%) Big Data
7 217 (4.05%) Redis
8 192 (3.58%) Relational Database
9 154 (2.87%) Hadoop
10 150 (2.80%) Apache Cassandra
11 113 (2.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 112 (2.09%) Amazon RDS
13 106 (1.98%) Amazon Redshift
14 75 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
15 71 (1.32%) Blockchain
16 62 (1.16%) Neo4j
17 59 (1.10%) MariaDB
18 40 (0.75%) Data Lake
18 40 (0.75%) Flink
19 39 (0.73%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1,310 (24.44%) Jenkins
2 1,167 (21.78%) Git (software)
3 428 (7.99%) JIRA
4 311 (5.80%) GitLab
5 243 (4.53%) Maven
6 226 (4.22%) Selenium
7 181 (3.38%) TeamCity
8 174 (3.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 170 (3.17%) JUnit
10 161 (3.00%) Bitbucket
11 157 (2.93%) Cucumber
12 142 (2.65%) webpack
13 134 (2.50%) Artifactory
14 108 (2.02%) Vagrant
15 92 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
16 89 (1.66%) Octopus Deploy
17 79 (1.47%) CircleCI
18 77 (1.44%) Mocha
19 76 (1.42%) SonarQube
20 70 (1.31%) Gradle
General
1 1,089 (20.32%) Finance
2 314 (5.86%) Banking
3 200 (3.73%) Retail
4 152 (2.84%) Games
5 98 (1.83%) Law
6 95 (1.77%) Marketing
7 83 (1.55%) Public Sector
8 60 (1.12%) Telecoms
9 54 (1.01%) Back Office
9 54 (1.01%) Front Office
10 50 (0.93%) Legal
11 46 (0.86%) Manufacturing
12 38 (0.71%) Financial Institution
13 34 (0.63%) Advertising
14 24 (0.45%) Automotive
15 21 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
16 17 (0.32%) Aerospace
17 15 (0.28%) Investment Banking
18 13 (0.24%) Billing
18 13 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2,140 (39.93%) Developer
2 1,163 (21.70%) DevOps Engineer
3 619 (11.55%) Java Developer
4 554 (10.34%) Senior Developer
5 528 (9.85%) Software Engineer
6 396 (7.39%) AWS Engineer
7 284 (5.30%) .NET Developer
8 279 (5.21%) AWS DevOps
9 278 (5.19%) Architect
10 251 (4.68%) Full Stack Developer
11 245 (4.57%) Java Engineer
12 236 (4.40%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 232 (4.33%) Senior DevOps
14 223 (4.16%) Software Developer
15 210 (3.92%) Senior Java Developer
16 208 (3.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 202 (3.77%) C# Developer
18 198 (3.69%) Python Engineer
19 194 (3.62%) PHP Developer
19 194 (3.62%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 899 (16.78%) React
2 898 (16.76%) .NET
3 862 (16.09%) Node.js
4 784 (14.63%) AngularJS
5 620 (11.57%) HTML
6 601 (11.21%) Web Services
7 595 (11.10%) CSS
8 592 (11.05%) Spring
9 537 (10.02%) REST
10 482 (8.99%) .NET Core
11 441 (8.23%) RESTful
12 416 (7.76%) Kafka
13 353 (6.59%) Spring Boot
14 278 (5.19%) Redux
15 252 (4.70%) HTML5
16 245 (4.57%) Vue.js
17 243 (4.53%) .NET Framework
18 221 (4.12%) RabbitMQ
19 176 (3.28%) Laravel
20 175 (3.27%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 355 (6.62%) Greenfield Project
2 240 (4.48%) Public Cloud
3 225 (4.20%) User Experience
4 213 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
5 196 (3.66%) Cloud Native
6 144 (2.69%) Hedge funds
7 107 (2.00%) Mobile App
8 101 (1.88%) Self-Motivation
9 100 (1.87%) Algorithms
10 86 (1.60%) Data Centre
10 86 (1.60%) Data Structures
11 64 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
12 59 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
13 55 (1.03%) Blog
14 49 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
15 48 (0.90%) Equities
15 48 (0.90%) Virtual Team
16 44 (0.82%) Private Cloud
17 37 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 36 (0.67%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1,442 (26.91%) Linux
2 467 (8.71%) Windows
3 199 (3.71%) Unix
4 154 (2.87%) CentOS
5 121 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 93 (1.74%) Ubuntu
7 83 (1.55%) Windows Server
8 70 (1.31%) Android
9 58 (1.08%) Debian
10 47 (0.88%) Apple iOS
11 28 (0.52%) Mac OS X
12 21 (0.39%) CoreOS
13 19 (0.35%) Solaris
13 19 (0.35%) Windows Server 2016
14 18 (0.34%) Mac OS
14 18 (0.34%) VMS
15 16 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
16 14 (0.26%) Mesosphere
17 13 (0.24%) AIX
17 13 (0.24%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,645 (49.36%) DevOps
2 2,292 (42.77%) Agile Software Development
3 1,552 (28.96%) Microservices
4 1,239 (23.12%) Software Engineering
5 1,034 (19.29%) TDD
6 814 (15.19%) Scrum
7 653 (12.19%) Continuous Integration
8 632 (11.79%) Fintech
9 604 (11.27%) Test Automation
10 569 (10.62%) Infrastructure as Code
11 455 (8.49%) Open Source
12 449 (8.38%) Machine Learning
13 446 (8.32%) Mentoring
14 440 (8.21%) BDD
15 401 (7.48%) Configuration Management
16 399 (7.45%) Problem-Solving
17 395 (7.37%) Artificial Intelligence
18 380 (7.09%) OO
19 332 (6.20%) Analytics
20 329 (6.14%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2,014 (37.58%) Python
2 1,934 (36.09%) Java
3 1,636 (30.53%) JavaScript
4 1,059 (19.76%) SQL
5 963 (17.97%) C#
6 601 (11.21%) Bash Shell
7 495 (9.24%) PHP
8 470 (8.77%) Go
9 433 (8.08%) TypeScript
10 376 (7.02%) Ruby
11 372 (6.94%) PowerShell
12 321 (5.99%) Java 8
13 293 (5.47%) C++
14 257 (4.80%) Scala
15 179 (3.34%) Kotlin
16 173 (3.23%) C
17 133 (2.48%) ES6
18 114 (2.13%) Shell Script
19 97 (1.81%) Perl
20 85 (1.59%) R
Qualifications
1 488 (9.11%) Degree
2 203 (3.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 198 (3.69%) Security Cleared
4 92 (1.72%) SC Cleared
5 86 (1.60%) DV Cleared
6 50 (0.93%) AWS Certification
7 42 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
8 36 (0.67%) Sun Certification
9 26 (0.49%) CCNA
10 23 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (0.41%) CCNP
11 22 (0.41%) PhD
12 17 (0.32%) ISTQB
13 16 (0.30%) CISSP
13 16 (0.30%) ISEB
14 14 (0.26%) MCSE
15 13 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
16 12 (0.22%) Master's Degree
17 11 (0.21%) SANS
18 9 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 230 (4.29%) QA
2 41 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 36 (0.67%) NIST
4 25 (0.47%) SLA
5 17 (0.32%) NIST 800
6 15 (0.28%) GDPR
7 14 (0.26%) NCSC
8 8 (0.15%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 4 (0.075%) PMO
11 3 (0.056%) ISO 15022
11 3 (0.056%) ISO 20022
11 3 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 2 (0.037%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.037%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.037%) WCAG
13 1 (0.019%) Basel III
13 1 (0.019%) MiFID
13 1 (0.019%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 123 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 88 (1.64%) Active Directory
3 55 (1.03%) Hyper-V
4 50 (0.93%) vSphere
5 47 (0.88%) VirtualBox
6 38 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
7 23 (0.43%) KVM
8 16 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 16 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
9 15 (0.28%) Xen
10 13 (0.24%) GlusterFS
10 13 (0.24%) LXC
11 10 (0.19%) NFS
12 8 (0.15%) iptables
12 8 (0.15%) Samba
13 7 (0.13%) Kamailio
13 7 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
14 5 (0.093%) Ceph
14 5 (0.093%) Gluster
15 4 (0.075%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3,220 (60.09%) Kubernetes
2 1,325 (24.72%) Terraform
3 1,140 (21.27%) Ansible
4 625 (11.66%) Puppet
5 473 (8.83%) Opscode Chef
6 156 (2.91%) Prometheus
7 130 (2.43%) Grafana
8 106 (1.98%) Packer
9 98 (1.83%) Docker Swarm
10 60 (1.12%) Consul
11 58 (1.08%) Nagios
12 50 (0.93%) Kibana
13 46 (0.86%) Istio
14 43 (0.80%) Rancher
15 42 (0.78%) Mesos
16 39 (0.73%) Salt
17 31 (0.58%) logstash
17 31 (0.58%) Marathon
18 29 (0.54%) Graphite
19 26 (0.49%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 421 (7.86%) Google
2 350 (6.53%) Microsoft
3 245 (4.57%) Oracle
4 194 (3.62%) VMware
5 186 (3.47%) Red Hat
6 108 (2.02%) IBM
7 101 (1.88%) Splunk
8 81 (1.51%) Atlassian
9 66 (1.23%) Cisco
10 64 (1.19%) New Relic
11 48 (0.90%) SAP
12 43 (0.80%) Zend
13 37 (0.69%) AppDynamics
14 36 (0.67%) SaltStack
15 28 (0.52%) CrowdStrike
15 28 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
16 25 (0.47%) Tableau
17 24 (0.45%) Foundry
17 24 (0.45%) Hortonworks
18 23 (0.43%) Cloudera