Period
to 26 June 2019

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 26 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Docker
UK
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 69 145
Rank change year-on-year +35 +76 +135
Permanent jobs citing Docker 8,747 7,360 4,171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.05% 4.22% 2.40%
As % of the System Software category 36.02% 29.49% 19.23%
Number of salaries quoted 7,083 5,921 3,458
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £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 24,284 24,956 21,693
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.81% 14.30% 12.49%
Number of salaries quoted 19,902 20,227 18,267
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +2.41%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.41% +10.67% -

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 26 June 2019.

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 26 June 2019. 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 +33 8,278 £65,000 +5.69% 604
London +20 4,704 £75,000 +7.14% 343
UK excluding London +34 3,858 £52,500 +5.00% 291
South East +55 1,310 £55,000 +3.77% 75
North of England +17 875 £50,000 - 70
South West +51 551 £52,500 +5.00% 29
North West +20 492 £52,500 +5.00% 43
Midlands +43 427 £50,000 - 44
East of England +30 353 £55,000 -4.35% 43
Yorkshire +5 349 £45,000 -10.00% 20
West Midlands +34 266 £51,250 +2.50% 28
Scotland -9 223 £50,000 - 20
East Midlands +37 160 £47,500 -5.00% 16
Wales +25 73 £41,500 -7.78% 3
Northern Ireland +10 45 £47,500 +5.56% 7
North East +22 34 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Isle of Man - 5 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, 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 4,656 (53.23%) Amazon AWS
2 4,519 (51.66%) DevOps
3 4,516 (51.63%) Kubernetes
4 4,276 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
5 3,501 (40.03%) Python
6 3,470 (39.67%) Java
7 3,273 (37.42%) Linux
8 2,626 (30.02%) Microsoft Azure
9 2,555 (29.21%) JavaScript
10 2,446 (27.96%) Microservices
11 2,415 (27.61%) Ansible
12 2,350 (26.87%) Jenkins
13 2,260 (25.84%) Git (software)
14 1,977 (22.60%) Software Engineering
15 1,969 (22.51%) Terraform
16 1,678 (19.18%) Puppet
17 1,646 (18.82%) Finance
18 1,521 (17.39%) Google Cloud Platform
19 1,487 (17.00%) C#
20 1,484 (16.97%) TDD
21 1,467 (16.77%) Continuous Integration
22 1,462 (16.71%) SQL
23 1,441 (16.47%) Node.js
24 1,373 (15.70%) Opscode Chef
25 1,335 (15.26%) AngularJS
26 1,266 (14.47%) .NET
27 1,257 (14.37%) React
28 1,208 (13.81%) Bash Shell
29 1,207 (13.80%) Spring
30 1,184 (13.54%) Scrum

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
1 571 (6.53%) Elasticsearch
2 435 (4.97%) Apache Spark
3 421 (4.81%) Apache
4 379 (4.33%) Confluence
5 291 (3.33%) Tomcat
6 244 (2.79%) nginx
7 189 (2.16%) OpenStack
8 120 (1.37%) JBoss
9 110 (1.26%) WebLogic
10 90 (1.03%) IIS
11 86 (0.98%) Cloud Foundry
12 59 (0.67%) WebSphere
13 49 (0.56%) Apache Solr
13 49 (0.56%) SharePoint
14 45 (0.51%) CMS
15 44 (0.50%) Apache Pig
16 36 (0.41%) Drupal
16 36 (0.41%) Skype for Business
16 36 (0.41%) WordPress
17 32 (0.37%) Jupyter
Applications
1 17 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (0.18%) Fireworks
3 12 (0.14%) Chatbot
4 4 (0.046%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.034%) Adobe Premiere
5 3 (0.034%) EngageOne
5 3 (0.034%) HipChat
6 2 (0.023%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.023%) Sketch
7 1 (0.011%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.011%) InDesign
7 1 (0.011%) InVision
7 1 (0.011%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.011%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 81 (0.93%) Payment Gateway
2 29 (0.33%) Distributed Ledger
3 26 (0.30%) Magento
4 17 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 7 (0.080%) Oracle BPM
6 6 (0.069%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.046%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.046%) Ripple
8 3 (0.034%) CA PPM
8 3 (0.034%) Exstream
9 2 (0.023%) PolarLake
9 2 (0.023%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.023%) Shopify
10 1 (0.011%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.011%) Dynamics GP
10 1 (0.011%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 1 (0.011%) Infor M3
10 1 (0.011%) MultiChain
10 1 (0.011%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.011%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 4,656 (53.23%) Amazon AWS
2 2,626 (30.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 1,521 (17.39%) Google Cloud Platform
4 617 (7.05%) Serverless
5 616 (7.04%) SaaS
6 531 (6.07%) GitHub
7 508 (5.81%) AWS CloudFormation
8 449 (5.13%) OpenShift
9 427 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
10 416 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
11 366 (4.18%) PaaS
12 354 (4.05%) Amazon S3
13 332 (3.80%) IaaS
14 321 (3.67%) Cloud Computing
15 296 (3.38%) Amazon ECS
16 239 (2.73%) Amazon SQS
17 161 (1.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 141 (1.61%) IBM Cloud
19 137 (1.57%) npm
19 137 (1.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 290 (3.32%) Firewall
2 261 (2.98%) TCP/IP
3 164 (1.87%) HTTP
4 155 (1.77%) DNS
5 129 (1.47%) VPN
6 123 (1.41%) Internet
7 67 (0.77%) Network Security
8 64 (0.73%) SSL
9 50 (0.57%) Broadband
10 49 (0.56%) WAN
11 46 (0.53%) LAN
12 45 (0.51%) HTTPS
13 42 (0.48%) VoIP
14 40 (0.46%) Skype
14 40 (0.46%) VLAN
15 37 (0.42%) SAN
16 34 (0.39%) DHCP
17 28 (0.32%) SMTP
17 28 (0.32%) SSH
18 21 (0.24%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 867 (9.91%) PostgreSQL
2 849 (9.71%) MySQL
3 768 (8.78%) NoSQL
4 746 (8.53%) SQL Server
5 735 (8.40%) MongoDB
6 610 (6.97%) Big Data
7 402 (4.60%) Relational Database
8 352 (4.02%) Redis
9 335 (3.83%) Amazon RDS
10 314 (3.59%) Apache Cassandra
11 295 (3.37%) Hadoop
12 209 (2.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 178 (2.03%) Blockchain
14 145 (1.66%) Amazon Redshift
15 119 (1.36%) RDBMS
16 98 (1.12%) Neo4j
17 96 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
18 92 (1.05%) MariaDB
19 75 (0.86%) Apache Hive
20 74 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2,350 (26.87%) Jenkins
2 2,260 (25.84%) Git (software)
3 768 (8.78%) JIRA
4 477 (5.45%) Maven
5 470 (5.37%) TeamCity
6 421 (4.81%) GitLab
7 378 (4.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 378 (4.32%) Selenium
8 360 (4.12%) Bitbucket
9 328 (3.75%) Gradle
10 318 (3.64%) Vagrant
11 300 (3.43%) Cucumber
12 273 (3.12%) Octopus Deploy
13 258 (2.95%) webpack
14 252 (2.88%) Subversion
14 252 (2.88%) Travis CI
15 238 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
16 222 (2.54%) JUnit
17 169 (1.93%) Visual Studio Team System
18 148 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1,646 (18.82%) Finance
2 444 (5.08%) Banking
3 424 (4.85%) Retail
4 223 (2.55%) Front Office
5 206 (2.36%) Marketing
6 195 (2.23%) Games
7 155 (1.77%) Law
8 137 (1.57%) Telecoms
9 85 (0.97%) Legal
10 84 (0.96%) Publishing
11 74 (0.85%) Financial Institution
12 64 (0.73%) Manufacturing
13 62 (0.71%) Electronics
14 46 (0.53%) Investment Banking
15 37 (0.42%) Advertising
16 35 (0.40%) Automotive
17 28 (0.32%) Retail Banking
18 24 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
19 22 (0.25%) Back Office
20 14 (0.16%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 3,348 (38.28%) Developer
2 2,057 (23.52%) DevOps Engineer
3 1,079 (12.34%) Java Developer
4 810 (9.26%) Software Engineer
5 779 (8.91%) Senior Developer
6 728 (8.32%) AWS Engineer
7 511 (5.84%) AWS DevOps
8 472 (5.40%) Architect
9 458 (5.24%) Senior DevOps
10 444 (5.08%) .NET Developer
11 428 (4.89%) Cloud Engineer
12 422 (4.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 418 (4.78%) C# Developer
14 410 (4.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 366 (4.18%) Python Developer
16 362 (4.14%) Linux Engineer
17 349 (3.99%) Software Developer
18 343 (3.92%) Java Engineer
19 328 (3.75%) JavaScript Developer
20 305 (3.49%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,441 (16.47%) Node.js
2 1,335 (15.26%) AngularJS
3 1,266 (14.47%) .NET
4 1,257 (14.37%) React
5 1,207 (13.80%) Spring
6 1,033 (11.81%) Web Services
7 994 (11.36%) HTML
8 944 (10.79%) CSS
9 895 (10.23%) RESTful
10 779 (8.91%) Kafka
11 753 (8.61%) REST
12 663 (7.58%) Spring Boot
13 516 (5.90%) ASP.NET
14 504 (5.76%) .NET Core
15 417 (4.77%) Elastic Stack
16 403 (4.61%) Vue.js
17 365 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
18 328 (3.75%) HTML5
18 328 (3.75%) Redux
19 298 (3.41%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 618 (7.07%) Greenfield Project
2 462 (5.28%) Public Cloud
3 392 (4.48%) User Experience
4 341 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
5 324 (3.70%) Data Centre
6 268 (3.06%) Self-Motivation
7 265 (3.03%) Algorithms
8 257 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
9 225 (2.57%) Cloud Native
10 209 (2.39%) Hybrid Cloud
11 205 (2.34%) Mobile App
12 198 (2.26%) Linux Command Line
13 173 (1.98%) Data Structures
14 166 (1.90%) Fixed Income
15 148 (1.69%) Derivative
16 122 (1.39%) Hedge funds
17 104 (1.19%) Virtual Team
18 92 (1.05%) Blog
19 86 (0.98%) Private Cloud
20 66 (0.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3,273 (37.42%) Linux
2 980 (11.20%) Windows
3 517 (5.91%) Unix
4 307 (3.51%) Ubuntu
5 273 (3.12%) CentOS
6 270 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 233 (2.66%) Android
8 209 (2.39%) Windows Server
9 174 (1.99%) Apple iOS
10 73 (0.83%) Debian
11 56 (0.64%) CoreOS
12 47 (0.54%) Mac OS
13 43 (0.49%) Fedora
14 40 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
15 37 (0.42%) Windows 10
16 34 (0.39%) DC/OS
17 33 (0.38%) Mesosphere
17 33 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
18 32 (0.37%) SUSE
19 22 (0.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,519 (51.66%) DevOps
2 4,276 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
3 2,446 (27.96%) Microservices
4 1,977 (22.60%) Software Engineering
5 1,484 (16.97%) TDD
6 1,467 (16.77%) Continuous Integration
7 1,184 (13.54%) Scrum
8 1,016 (11.62%) Test Automation
9 990 (11.32%) Configuration Management
10 946 (10.82%) Open Source
11 934 (10.68%) Mentoring
12 897 (10.25%) Continuous Delivery
13 844 (9.65%) Infrastructure as Code
14 757 (8.65%) Fintech
15 678 (7.75%) MVC
16 675 (7.72%) Problem-Solving
17 653 (7.47%) Computer Science
18 640 (7.32%) BDD
19 604 (6.91%) Artificial Intelligence
20 580 (6.63%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 3,501 (40.03%) Python
2 3,470 (39.67%) Java
3 2,555 (29.21%) JavaScript
4 1,487 (17.00%) C#
5 1,462 (16.71%) SQL
6 1,208 (13.81%) Bash Shell
7 941 (10.76%) Ruby
8 755 (8.63%) Go
9 748 (8.55%) PHP
10 608 (6.95%) PowerShell
11 591 (6.76%) C++
12 562 (6.43%) Java 8
13 459 (5.25%) Scala
14 448 (5.12%) TypeScript
15 372 (4.25%) Perl
16 271 (3.10%) C
17 242 (2.77%) ES6
18 218 (2.49%) Kotlin
19 207 (2.37%) Groovy
20 205 (2.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 819 (9.36%) Degree
2 391 (4.47%) Security Cleared
3 318 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
4 225 (2.57%) SC Cleared
5 135 (1.54%) DV Cleared
6 101 (1.15%) AWS Certification
7 86 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
8 61 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
9 56 (0.64%) Master's Degree
10 51 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
11 48 (0.55%) CISSP
12 47 (0.54%) CCNA
13 44 (0.50%) RHCE
14 39 (0.45%) RHCSA
15 37 (0.42%) MCSE
16 36 (0.41%) SANS
17 26 (0.30%) CompTIA Security+
17 26 (0.30%) GIAC
17 26 (0.30%) PhD
18 25 (0.29%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 450 (5.14%) QA
2 50 (0.57%) GDPR
3 44 (0.50%) SLA
4 40 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 34 (0.39%) Data Quality
6 23 (0.26%) PCI DSS
7 12 (0.14%) ISO 22301
8 11 (0.13%) HL7
8 11 (0.13%) ISO 9000
9 10 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 9 (0.10%) ISO 9001
11 7 (0.080%) HIPAA
12 6 (0.069%) MiFID
12 6 (0.069%) SEPA
13 5 (0.057%) PSD2
14 4 (0.046%) NCSC
14 4 (0.046%) WCAG
15 2 (0.023%) NIST
16 1 (0.011%) COBIT
16 1 (0.011%) PMO
System Software
1 264 (3.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 177 (2.02%) Active Directory
3 127 (1.45%) Hyper-V
4 126 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
5 98 (1.12%) vSphere
6 91 (1.04%) VirtualBox
7 77 (0.88%) KVM
8 46 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
9 36 (0.41%) Varnish
10 34 (0.39%) Xen
11 33 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
11 33 (0.38%) RHEV
12 32 (0.37%) oVirt
13 30 (0.34%) NFS
13 30 (0.34%) VMware NSX
14 28 (0.32%) HDFS
15 26 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 21 (0.24%) XenApp
17 18 (0.21%) iptables
18 17 (0.19%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4,516 (51.63%) Kubernetes
2 2,415 (27.61%) Ansible
3 1,969 (22.51%) Terraform
4 1,678 (19.18%) Puppet
5 1,373 (15.70%) Opscode Chef
6 313 (3.58%) Prometheus
7 284 (3.25%) Docker Swarm
8 270 (3.09%) Packer
9 215 (2.46%) Salt
10 202 (2.31%) Nagios
11 191 (2.18%) Grafana
12 189 (2.16%) Mesos
13 166 (1.90%) Consul
14 143 (1.63%) Rancher
15 105 (1.20%) Marathon
16 101 (1.15%) Graphite
16 101 (1.15%) ZABBIX
17 99 (1.13%) Kibana
18 55 (0.63%) Automic
19 53 (0.61%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 975 (11.15%) Google
2 719 (8.22%) Microsoft
3 449 (5.13%) Oracle
4 415 (4.74%) Red Hat
5 360 (4.12%) VMware
6 250 (2.86%) Atlassian
7 207 (2.37%) Splunk
8 177 (2.02%) IBM
9 111 (1.27%) New Relic
10 106 (1.21%) Bloomberg
11 102 (1.17%) Reuters
12 92 (1.05%) AppDynamics
13 91 (1.04%) Cisco
14 86 (0.98%) SAP
15 81 (0.93%) WorldPay
16 66 (0.75%) SaltStack
17 56 (0.64%) Rackspace
18 55 (0.63%) Hortonworks
19 47 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
19 47 (0.54%) Spotify