Period
to 9 April 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 9 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Docker
UK
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 28 42 77
Rank change year-on-year +14 +35 +102
Permanent jobs citing Docker 7,974 8,306 6,769
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 6.92% 5.57% 3.82%
As % of the System Software category 40.50% 34.57% 28.13%
Number of salaries quoted 7,147 7,395 5,803
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 19,691 24,025 24,064
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.10% 16.12% 13.58%
Number of salaries quoted 15,973 19,490 19,619
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%

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 9 April 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 9 April 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 7,512 £65,000 - 1,155
London +9 4,362 £75,000 +3.45% 576
UK excluding London +25 3,476 £52,500 - 630
South East +17 1,054 £57,500 +4.55% 161
North of England +15 985 £52,500 +5.00% 191
Work from Home +3 731 £65,000 - 109
North West +15 560 £55,000 - 118
South West +32 513 £52,500 - 73
Yorkshire +26 395 £50,000 +11.11% 51
Midlands +16 338 £52,500 +3.70% 69
Scotland +37 278 £50,000 - 26
West Midlands +50 247 £52,500 +2.44% 50
East of England -22 211 £55,000 - 83
Wales +15 100 £45,000 +5.88% 23
East Midlands -19 87 £50,000 +3.63% 19
North East -4 30 £50,000 -4.76% 22
Northern Ireland -22 12 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Channel Islands - 2 £67,500 -

For the 6 months to 9 April 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 4,670 (58.57%) Kubernetes
2 3,824 (47.96%) AWS
3 3,724 (46.70%) Agile Software Development
4 3,687 (46.24%) DevOps
5 3,003 (37.66%) Java
6 2,867 (35.95%) Python
7 2,401 (30.11%) JavaScript
8 2,391 (29.98%) Azure
9 2,343 (29.38%) Linux
10 2,246 (28.17%) Microservices
11 1,933 (24.24%) Software Engineering
12 1,898 (23.80%) Git (software)
13 1,882 (23.60%) Terraform
14 1,820 (22.82%) Ansible
15 1,796 (22.52%) Jenkins
16 1,717 (21.53%) SQL
17 1,562 (19.59%) TDD
18 1,557 (19.53%) Finance
19 1,386 (17.38%) React
20 1,378 (17.28%) C#
21 1,335 (16.74%) Node.js
22 1,290 (16.18%) .NET
23 1,250 (15.68%) AngularJS
24 1,242 (15.58%) GCP
25 1,234 (15.48%) Scrum
26 1,058 (13.27%) Continuous Integration
27 1,043 (13.08%) Puppet
28 1,029 (12.90%) Test Automation
29 1,010 (12.67%) HTML
30 1,009 (12.65%) Spring

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
1 393 (4.93%) Elasticsearch
2 334 (4.19%) Apache Spark
3 291 (3.65%) Confluence
4 276 (3.46%) Apache
5 190 (2.38%) Tomcat
6 157 (1.97%) OpenStack
7 133 (1.67%) nginx
8 95 (1.19%) IIS
9 86 (1.08%) Cloud Foundry
10 80 (1.00%) JBoss
11 62 (0.78%) CMS
12 61 (0.76%) WebSphere
13 43 (0.54%) Apache Airflow
14 30 (0.38%) SharePoint
15 23 (0.29%) WebLogic
16 22 (0.28%) WildFly
17 20 (0.25%) WordPress
18 17 (0.21%) Drupal
19 14 (0.18%) Jupyter
20 13 (0.16%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 18 (0.23%) Chatbot
2 6 (0.075%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.050%) Adobe Captivate
3 4 (0.050%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (0.050%) Camtasia
4 3 (0.038%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.038%) Sketch
5 2 (0.025%) HipChat
5 2 (0.025%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.025%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.025%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.013%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.013%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.013%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.013%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 30 (0.38%) Magento
2 17 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
3 15 (0.19%) Distributed Ledger
4 5 (0.063%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.050%) R3 Corda
5 4 (0.050%) Sentinel
6 3 (0.038%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.038%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.025%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.025%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.025%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.025%) Tesseract
8 1 (0.013%) OpenCart
8 1 (0.013%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.013%) Ripple
8 1 (0.013%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
8 1 (0.013%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 3,824 (47.96%) AWS
2 2,391 (29.98%) Azure
3 1,242 (15.58%) GCP
4 540 (6.77%) SaaS
5 489 (6.13%) Serverless
6 454 (5.69%) OpenShift
7 448 (5.62%) AWS CloudFormation
8 416 (5.22%) GitHub
9 333 (4.18%) AWS Lambda
10 330 (4.14%) Amazon ECS
11 290 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
12 281 (3.52%) PaaS
13 252 (3.16%) Amazon S3
14 197 (2.47%) IaaS
15 170 (2.13%) Amazon SQS
16 167 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
17 147 (1.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 116 (1.45%) Amazon EKS
19 115 (1.44%) Slack
20 102 (1.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 210 (2.63%) Firewall
2 132 (1.66%) DNS
3 130 (1.63%) TCP/IP
4 116 (1.45%) HTTP
4 116 (1.45%) Internet
5 109 (1.37%) VPN
6 59 (0.74%) SSL
7 53 (0.66%) WAN
8 52 (0.65%) Network Security
9 47 (0.59%) LAN
10 35 (0.44%) DHCP
11 28 (0.35%) MPLS
12 27 (0.34%) SAN
13 26 (0.33%) DMZ
14 24 (0.30%) SMTP
14 24 (0.30%) SSH
15 20 (0.25%) Wireless
16 19 (0.24%) OSPF
17 18 (0.23%) RTP
17 18 (0.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 956 (11.99%) NoSQL
2 779 (9.77%) MySQL
3 768 (9.63%) PostgreSQL
4 649 (8.14%) SQL Server
5 609 (7.64%) MongoDB
6 440 (5.52%) Big Data
7 407 (5.10%) Relational Database
8 329 (4.13%) Redis
9 283 (3.55%) Hadoop
10 260 (3.26%) Amazon RDS
11 212 (2.66%) Apache Cassandra
12 182 (2.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 157 (1.97%) Amazon Redshift
14 103 (1.29%) RDBMS
15 96 (1.20%) Blockchain
16 81 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
17 80 (1.00%) Neo4j
18 76 (0.95%) Amazon Athena
19 60 (0.75%) Cosmos DB
20 59 (0.74%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 1,898 (23.80%) Git (software)
2 1,796 (22.52%) Jenkins
3 642 (8.05%) JIRA
4 454 (5.69%) Maven
5 375 (4.70%) Selenium
6 348 (4.36%) GitLab
7 274 (3.44%) JUnit
8 255 (3.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 253 (3.17%) Bitbucket
10 251 (3.15%) TeamCity
11 244 (3.06%) Cucumber
12 183 (2.29%) Artifactory
13 177 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
14 167 (2.09%) Vagrant
15 162 (2.03%) webpack
16 128 (1.61%) Gradle
17 115 (1.44%) CircleCI
18 114 (1.43%) SonarQube
18 114 (1.43%) Sonatype Nexus
19 112 (1.40%) WebDriver
General
1 1,557 (19.53%) Finance
2 457 (5.73%) Banking
3 382 (4.79%) Retail
4 230 (2.88%) Public Sector
5 208 (2.61%) Games
6 180 (2.26%) Marketing
7 150 (1.88%) Front Office
8 107 (1.34%) Telecoms
9 84 (1.05%) Law
10 76 (0.95%) Manufacturing
11 71 (0.89%) Investment Banking
12 69 (0.87%) Financial Institution
13 62 (0.78%) Automotive
14 58 (0.73%) Advertising
15 52 (0.65%) Legal
16 48 (0.60%) Electronics
17 36 (0.45%) Publishing
18 34 (0.43%) Back Office
19 27 (0.34%) Billing
20 25 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3,080 (38.63%) Developer
2 1,603 (20.10%) DevOps Engineer
3 917 (11.50%) Java Developer
4 870 (10.91%) Senior Developer
5 844 (10.58%) Software Engineer
6 482 (6.04%) AWS Engineer
7 396 (4.97%) .NET Developer
8 393 (4.93%) Java Engineer
9 375 (4.70%) Software Developer
10 374 (4.69%) Full Stack Developer
11 341 (4.28%) Senior Java Developer
12 315 (3.95%) Architect
13 301 (3.77%) Senior Software Engineer
14 297 (3.72%) C# Developer
15 291 (3.65%) Cloud Engineer
15 291 (3.65%) Senior DevOps
16 277 (3.47%) PHP Developer
17 275 (3.45%) Java Software Engineer
18 267 (3.35%) AWS DevOps
19 263 (3.30%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,386 (17.38%) React
2 1,335 (16.74%) Node.js
3 1,290 (16.18%) .NET
4 1,250 (15.68%) AngularJS
5 1,010 (12.67%) HTML
6 1,009 (12.65%) Spring
7 996 (12.49%) CSS
8 862 (10.81%) REST
9 816 (10.23%) Web Services
10 799 (10.02%) RESTful
11 635 (7.96%) Kafka
12 615 (7.71%) .NET Core
13 594 (7.45%) Spring Boot
14 428 (5.37%) HTML5
15 387 (4.85%) Redux
16 360 (4.51%) RabbitMQ
17 354 (4.44%) ASP.NET
18 330 (4.14%) Vue.js
19 284 (3.56%) JSON
20 278 (3.49%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 586 (7.35%) Greenfield Project
2 401 (5.03%) Public Cloud
3 329 (4.13%) User Experience
4 265 (3.32%) Analytical Skills
5 216 (2.71%) Mobile App
6 211 (2.65%) Cloud Native
7 170 (2.13%) Hedge funds
8 155 (1.94%) Data Structures
9 151 (1.89%) Blog
10 142 (1.78%) Data Centre
11 136 (1.71%) Linux Command Line
12 135 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
13 133 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
14 128 (1.61%) Algorithms
15 118 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
16 113 (1.42%) Fixed Income
17 96 (1.20%) Equities
18 95 (1.19%) Derivative
19 76 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 55 (0.69%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2,343 (29.38%) Linux
2 720 (9.03%) Windows
3 497 (6.23%) Unix
4 236 (2.96%) CentOS
5 204 (2.56%) Windows Server
6 201 (2.52%) Android
7 186 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 168 (2.11%) Apple iOS
9 149 (1.87%) Mac OS X
10 113 (1.42%) Ubuntu
11 69 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
12 64 (0.80%) Debian
13 63 (0.79%) Windows Server 2016
14 33 (0.41%) VMS
15 32 (0.40%) Fedora
16 23 (0.29%) Mac OS
17 19 (0.24%) CoreOS
18 17 (0.21%) Solaris
19 12 (0.15%) FreeBSD
20 9 (0.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,724 (46.70%) Agile Software Development
2 3,687 (46.24%) DevOps
3 2,246 (28.17%) Microservices
4 1,933 (24.24%) Software Engineering
5 1,562 (19.59%) TDD
6 1,234 (15.48%) Scrum
7 1,058 (13.27%) Continuous Integration
8 1,029 (12.90%) Test Automation
9 911 (11.42%) Fintech
10 781 (9.79%) Infrastructure as Code
11 756 (9.48%) Open Source
12 741 (9.29%) Configuration Management
13 739 (9.27%) BDD
14 670 (8.40%) Problem-Solving
15 627 (7.86%) Mentoring
16 597 (7.49%) OO
17 596 (7.47%) Machine Learning
18 560 (7.02%) MVC
19 541 (6.78%) Artificial Intelligence
20 508 (6.37%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 3,003 (37.66%) Java
2 2,867 (35.95%) Python
3 2,401 (30.11%) JavaScript
4 1,717 (21.53%) SQL
5 1,378 (17.28%) C#
6 902 (11.31%) Bash Shell
7 801 (10.05%) PHP
8 693 (8.69%) Ruby
9 692 (8.68%) Go
10 650 (8.15%) Java 8
11 580 (7.27%) TypeScript
12 556 (6.97%) PowerShell
13 459 (5.76%) Scala
14 384 (4.82%) C++
15 316 (3.96%) Kotlin
16 269 (3.37%) C
17 212 (2.66%) Perl
18 206 (2.58%) ES6
19 168 (2.11%) Shell Script
20 150 (1.88%) R
Qualifications
1 647 (8.11%) Degree
2 298 (3.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 251 (3.15%) Security Cleared
4 128 (1.61%) SC Cleared
5 96 (1.20%) DV Cleared
6 84 (1.05%) AWS Certification
7 73 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 67 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
9 51 (0.64%) CCNA
10 46 (0.58%) MCSE
11 39 (0.49%) SANS
12 35 (0.44%) CCNP
12 35 (0.44%) Master's Degree
13 32 (0.40%) CISSP
14 30 (0.38%) RHCE
15 28 (0.35%) PhD
16 27 (0.34%) ISTQB
17 24 (0.30%) SSCP
18 23 (0.29%) CompTIA Security+
19 22 (0.28%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 387 (4.85%) QA
2 43 (0.54%) GDPR
3 32 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (0.29%) PCI DSS
5 22 (0.28%) SLA
6 14 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 14 (0.18%) NIST
7 6 (0.075%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 4 (0.050%) GPG13
8 4 (0.050%) MiFID
8 4 (0.050%) NCSC
8 4 (0.050%) NIST 800
9 3 (0.038%) ISO 15022
9 3 (0.038%) ISO 20022
10 2 (0.025%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.025%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.013%) PSD2
11 1 (0.013%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.013%) WCAG
System Software
1 223 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 130 (1.63%) Active Directory
3 92 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
4 81 (1.02%) VirtualBox
5 66 (0.83%) Hyper-V
6 50 (0.63%) vSphere
7 42 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
8 39 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 37 (0.46%) NFS
10 32 (0.40%) KVM
11 27 (0.34%) LXC
12 26 (0.33%) Samba
13 24 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
14 18 (0.23%) Xen
15 13 (0.16%) ACF2
15 13 (0.16%) RACF
16 11 (0.14%) Varnish
17 10 (0.13%) HDFS
17 10 (0.13%) oVirt
17 10 (0.13%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 4,670 (58.57%) Kubernetes
2 1,882 (23.60%) Terraform
3 1,820 (22.82%) Ansible
4 1,043 (13.08%) Puppet
5 776 (9.73%) Opscode Chef
6 233 (2.92%) Docker Swarm
7 225 (2.82%) Packer
8 214 (2.68%) Grafana
9 195 (2.45%) Prometheus
10 123 (1.54%) Nagios
11 121 (1.52%) Mesos
12 95 (1.19%) Rancher
13 91 (1.14%) Salt
14 82 (1.03%) Consul
15 77 (0.97%) ZABBIX
16 74 (0.93%) Kibana
17 71 (0.89%) Istio
18 62 (0.78%) Marathon
19 48 (0.60%) Graphite
20 39 (0.49%) logstash
Vendors
1 628 (7.88%) Google
2 528 (6.62%) Microsoft
3 399 (5.00%) Oracle
4 323 (4.05%) Red Hat
5 289 (3.62%) VMware
6 181 (2.27%) Atlassian
7 147 (1.84%) IBM
8 123 (1.54%) Splunk
9 89 (1.12%) Cloudera
10 78 (0.98%) Zend
11 69 (0.87%) New Relic
12 68 (0.85%) SaltStack
13 65 (0.82%) Hortonworks
14 57 (0.71%) SAP
15 56 (0.70%) Cisco
16 47 (0.59%) Tableau
17 45 (0.56%) Xamarin
18 40 (0.50%) Talend
19 37 (0.46%) HP
20 34 (0.43%) Informatica