Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Docker
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 53 109
Rank change year-on-year +20 +56 +123
Permanent jobs citing Docker 8,792 7,899 5,242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.42% 4.83% 3.01%
As % of the System Software category 37.24% 32.37% 23.01%
Number of salaries quoted 7,237 6,453 4,360
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,500 £87,500
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 23,610 24,401 22,785
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.24% 14.92% 13.08%
Number of salaries quoted 19,429 19,926 19,185
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,856 £23,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +8.97% +4.00%

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 21 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Docker in the UK

Docker
Top 16 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 21 October 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 +22 8,291 £65,000 +4.00% 1,646
London +11 4,829 £75,000 +7.14% 822
UK excluding London +26 3,780 £52,500 - 919
South East +48 1,337 £55,000 - 231
North of England +9 854 £52,500 +5.00% 245
South West +44 578 £55,000 +10.00% 107
North West +9 434 £52,500 +5.00% 131
Midlands +36 401 £50,000 -4.76% 122
Yorkshire +6 399 £50,000 - 88
Scotland +24 275 £47,500 -5.00% 59
East of England -9 245 £53,750 -2.27% 119
West Midlands +20 223 £51,750 +0.98% 83
East Midlands +39 173 £47,500 -10.80% 36
Wales -6 86 £40,000 -20.00% 29
Northern Ireland -11 22 £52,500 +16.67% 8
North East -25 21 £46,250 -7.50% 26

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 4,958 (56.39%) Kubernetes
2 4,591 (52.22%) AWS
3 4,475 (50.90%) DevOps
4 4,165 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
5 3,423 (38.93%) Python
6 3,349 (38.09%) Java
7 2,909 (33.09%) Linux
8 2,646 (30.10%) Azure
9 2,617 (29.77%) Microservices
10 2,517 (28.63%) JavaScript
11 2,336 (26.57%) Jenkins
12 2,264 (25.75%) Ansible
13 2,183 (24.83%) Git (software)
14 2,153 (24.49%) Terraform
15 1,896 (21.57%) Software Engineering
16 1,659 (18.87%) Puppet
17 1,581 (17.98%) GCP
18 1,561 (17.75%) Finance
19 1,560 (17.74%) SQL
20 1,540 (17.52%) TDD
21 1,469 (16.71%) Continuous Integration
22 1,463 (16.64%) C#
23 1,342 (15.26%) React
24 1,340 (15.24%) Node.js
25 1,322 (15.04%) Scrum
26 1,320 (15.01%) Opscode Chef
27 1,304 (14.83%) .NET
28 1,209 (13.75%) AngularJS
29 1,136 (12.92%) Bash Shell
30 1,089 (12.39%) 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
1 575 (6.54%) Elasticsearch
2 514 (5.85%) Apache Spark
3 422 (4.80%) Confluence
4 336 (3.82%) Apache
5 234 (2.66%) nginx
6 194 (2.21%) OpenStack
7 190 (2.16%) Tomcat
8 127 (1.44%) IIS
9 107 (1.22%) JBoss
10 88 (1.00%) CMS
11 68 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
12 66 (0.75%) WebSphere
13 63 (0.72%) WebLogic
14 55 (0.63%) WordPress
15 49 (0.56%) Apache Solr
16 40 (0.45%) Drupal
17 39 (0.44%) Hyperledger
18 33 (0.38%) Ethereum
19 26 (0.30%) SAS
20 25 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 18 (0.20%) Chatbot
2 13 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
4 9 (0.10%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.034%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.034%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.023%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.023%) Sketch
6 2 (0.023%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.011%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.011%) HipChat
7 1 (0.011%) InDesign
7 1 (0.011%) InVision
7 1 (0.011%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 86 (0.98%) Payment Gateway
2 29 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (0.23%) Magento
4 17 (0.19%) Distributed Ledger
5 10 (0.11%) R3 Corda
6 8 (0.091%) Shopify
7 6 (0.068%) Quorum
8 5 (0.057%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.034%) CA PPM
10 2 (0.023%) OpenCart
10 2 (0.023%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.011%) BusinessWorks
11 1 (0.011%) Dynamics GP
11 1 (0.011%) Infor M3
11 1 (0.011%) NetSuite
11 1 (0.011%) Revive Adserver
11 1 (0.011%) Sage 200
11 1 (0.011%) SAP Business One
11 1 (0.011%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
11 1 (0.011%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 4,591 (52.22%) AWS
2 2,646 (30.10%) Azure
3 1,581 (17.98%) GCP
4 643 (7.31%) Serverless
5 577 (6.56%) AWS CloudFormation
6 531 (6.04%) OpenShift
7 530 (6.03%) GitHub
8 510 (5.80%) SaaS
9 498 (5.66%) Amazon EC2
10 435 (4.95%) AWS Lambda
11 362 (4.12%) Amazon ECS
12 350 (3.98%) Amazon S3
13 322 (3.66%) PaaS
14 297 (3.38%) IaaS
15 229 (2.60%) Amazon SQS
16 220 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
17 118 (1.34%) IBM Cloud
18 115 (1.31%) Slack
19 110 (1.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 101 (1.15%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 325 (3.70%) Firewall
2 212 (2.41%) TCP/IP
3 172 (1.96%) VPN
4 150 (1.71%) DNS
5 138 (1.57%) Internet
6 136 (1.55%) HTTP
7 60 (0.68%) SSL
8 52 (0.59%) HTTPS
8 52 (0.59%) Network Security
9 45 (0.51%) WAN
10 43 (0.49%) LAN
11 34 (0.39%) DHCP
12 33 (0.38%) Skype
13 27 (0.31%) SMTP
14 25 (0.28%) SAN
15 24 (0.27%) VLAN
16 23 (0.26%) WLAN
17 22 (0.25%) Wireshark
18 21 (0.24%) MQTT
19 20 (0.23%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 864 (9.83%) MySQL
2 863 (9.82%) PostgreSQL
3 809 (9.20%) NoSQL
4 760 (8.64%) SQL Server
5 751 (8.54%) MongoDB
6 626 (7.12%) Big Data
7 420 (4.78%) Redis
8 372 (4.23%) Relational Database
9 364 (4.14%) Amazon RDS
10 335 (3.81%) Hadoop
11 320 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
12 227 (2.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 175 (1.99%) Blockchain
14 133 (1.51%) RDBMS
15 130 (1.48%) Amazon Redshift
16 103 (1.17%) Apache Hive
17 100 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
18 98 (1.11%) MariaDB
19 70 (0.80%) Cosmos DB
20 68 (0.77%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 2,336 (26.57%) Jenkins
2 2,183 (24.83%) Git (software)
3 822 (9.35%) JIRA
4 492 (5.60%) TeamCity
5 469 (5.33%) Maven
6 455 (5.18%) Selenium
7 426 (4.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 394 (4.48%) GitLab
9 376 (4.28%) Bitbucket
10 334 (3.80%) Cucumber
11 280 (3.18%) Octopus Deploy
12 251 (2.85%) Subversion
13 237 (2.70%) JUnit
13 237 (2.70%) Vagrant
14 230 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
15 209 (2.38%) Artifactory
16 201 (2.29%) Gradle
17 194 (2.21%) webpack
18 165 (1.88%) Travis CI
19 161 (1.83%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1,561 (17.75%) Finance
2 532 (6.05%) Banking
3 494 (5.62%) Retail
4 252 (2.87%) Front Office
5 214 (2.43%) Games
6 204 (2.32%) Marketing
7 199 (2.26%) Public Sector
8 116 (1.32%) Telecoms
9 100 (1.14%) Law
10 82 (0.93%) Manufacturing
11 72 (0.82%) Automotive
12 71 (0.81%) Advertising
13 67 (0.76%) Legal
14 61 (0.69%) Electronics
15 55 (0.63%) Publishing
16 50 (0.57%) Financial Institution
17 44 (0.50%) Back Office
18 43 (0.49%) Investment Banking
19 33 (0.38%) Billing
20 31 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3,309 (37.64%) Developer
2 2,039 (23.19%) DevOps Engineer
3 950 (10.81%) Java Developer
4 848 (9.65%) Software Engineer
5 766 (8.71%) Senior Developer
6 676 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
7 487 (5.54%) Cloud Engineer
8 463 (5.27%) .NET Developer
9 450 (5.12%) Senior DevOps
10 411 (4.67%) Software Developer
11 391 (4.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 355 (4.04%) AWS DevOps
13 350 (3.98%) C# Developer
14 344 (3.91%) Python Developer
15 338 (3.84%) Java Engineer
16 326 (3.71%) PHP Developer
17 319 (3.63%) AWS DevOps Engineer
18 311 (3.54%) Architect
19 289 (3.29%) Platform Engineer
20 288 (3.28%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,342 (15.26%) React
2 1,340 (15.24%) Node.js
3 1,304 (14.83%) .NET
4 1,209 (13.75%) AngularJS
5 1,089 (12.39%) Spring
6 938 (10.67%) Web Services
7 926 (10.53%) HTML
8 912 (10.37%) CSS
9 874 (9.94%) REST
10 842 (9.58%) Kafka
11 729 (8.29%) RESTful
12 684 (7.78%) Spring Boot
13 543 (6.18%) .NET Core
14 497 (5.65%) ASP.NET
15 396 (4.50%) Elastic Stack
16 394 (4.48%) JSON
17 360 (4.09%) HTML5
18 339 (3.86%) RabbitMQ
19 337 (3.83%) Vue.js
20 298 (3.39%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 684 (7.78%) Greenfield Project
2 491 (5.58%) Public Cloud
3 352 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 272 (3.09%) User Experience
5 265 (3.01%) Algorithms
6 238 (2.71%) Data Centre
7 215 (2.45%) Cloud Native
8 202 (2.30%) Hybrid Cloud
9 189 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
10 188 (2.14%) Fixed Income
11 184 (2.09%) Linux Command Line
12 177 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
13 174 (1.98%) Mobile App
14 147 (1.67%) Data Structures
15 123 (1.40%) Hedge funds
16 116 (1.32%) Private Cloud
17 107 (1.22%) Derivative
18 80 (0.91%) PlayStation
19 76 (0.86%) Virtual Team
20 74 (0.84%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2,909 (33.09%) Linux
2 939 (10.68%) Windows
3 501 (5.70%) Unix
4 275 (3.13%) CentOS
5 238 (2.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 202 (2.30%) Windows Server
7 191 (2.17%) Ubuntu
8 186 (2.12%) Android
9 168 (1.91%) Apple iOS
10 67 (0.76%) Debian
11 40 (0.45%) Mesosphere
12 35 (0.40%) CoreOS
12 35 (0.40%) VMS
13 32 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
14 28 (0.32%) Fedora
15 24 (0.27%) Windows 10
16 20 (0.23%) Mac OS
17 19 (0.22%) zOS
18 18 (0.20%) Mac OS X
19 16 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,475 (50.90%) DevOps
2 4,165 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 2,617 (29.77%) Microservices
4 1,896 (21.57%) Software Engineering
5 1,540 (17.52%) TDD
6 1,469 (16.71%) Continuous Integration
7 1,322 (15.04%) Scrum
8 1,030 (11.72%) Test Automation
9 998 (11.35%) Configuration Management
10 929 (10.57%) Infrastructure as Code
11 891 (10.13%) Open Source
12 808 (9.19%) Fintech
13 783 (8.91%) Mentoring
14 780 (8.87%) Problem-Solving
15 778 (8.85%) Continuous Delivery
16 745 (8.47%) Computer Science
17 672 (7.64%) MVC
18 666 (7.58%) BDD
19 566 (6.44%) Machine Learning
20 524 (5.96%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3,423 (38.93%) Python
2 3,349 (38.09%) Java
3 2,517 (28.63%) JavaScript
4 1,560 (17.74%) SQL
5 1,463 (16.64%) C#
6 1,136 (12.92%) Bash Shell
7 870 (9.90%) Go
8 812 (9.24%) Ruby
9 790 (8.99%) PHP
10 669 (7.61%) PowerShell
11 573 (6.52%) Java 8
12 529 (6.02%) TypeScript
13 513 (5.83%) Scala
14 413 (4.70%) C++
15 284 (3.23%) Perl
16 272 (3.09%) ES6
17 241 (2.74%) Shell Script
18 224 (2.55%) Kotlin
19 209 (2.38%) C
20 165 (1.88%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 878 (9.99%) Degree
2 426 (4.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 247 (2.81%) Security Cleared
4 118 (1.34%) SC Cleared
5 100 (1.14%) AWS Certification
6 92 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 67 (0.76%) Master's Degree
8 64 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
9 60 (0.68%) DV Cleared
10 56 (0.64%) CCNA
11 55 (0.63%) MCSE
12 52 (0.59%) CISSP
13 43 (0.49%) PhD
14 41 (0.47%) SANS
15 38 (0.43%) CompTIA Security+
15 38 (0.43%) GIAC
16 37 (0.42%) Linux+ Certification
16 37 (0.42%) Network+ Certification
16 37 (0.42%) SSCP
17 35 (0.40%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 461 (5.24%) QA
2 54 (0.61%) SLA
3 37 (0.42%) Data Quality
4 31 (0.35%) PCI DSS
5 24 (0.27%) GDPR
6 18 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 6 (0.068%) PSD2
9 5 (0.057%) Solvency II
10 4 (0.045%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 4 (0.045%) SEPA
10 4 (0.045%) WCAG
11 3 (0.034%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.023%) NCSC
12 2 (0.023%) NIST
13 1 (0.011%) COBIT
13 1 (0.011%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 209 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 168 (1.91%) Active Directory
3 78 (0.89%) Hyper-V
4 67 (0.76%) VirtualBox
5 56 (0.64%) KVM
6 55 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
7 49 (0.56%) vSphere
8 42 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 39 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
10 37 (0.42%) Varnish
11 36 (0.41%) Xen
12 29 (0.33%) NFS
13 26 (0.30%) oVirt
14 24 (0.27%) HDFS
15 22 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
16 21 (0.24%) RHEV
17 19 (0.22%) LXC
18 18 (0.20%) Ceph
18 18 (0.20%) etcd
19 16 (0.18%) iptables
Systems Management
1 4,958 (56.39%) Kubernetes
2 2,264 (25.75%) Ansible
3 2,153 (24.49%) Terraform
4 1,659 (18.87%) Puppet
5 1,320 (15.01%) Opscode Chef
6 303 (3.45%) Docker Swarm
7 287 (3.26%) Prometheus
8 286 (3.25%) Packer
9 228 (2.59%) Nagios
10 209 (2.38%) Grafana
11 205 (2.33%) Consul
12 192 (2.18%) Rancher
13 174 (1.98%) Mesos
14 168 (1.91%) Salt
15 133 (1.51%) ZABBIX
16 124 (1.41%) Kibana
17 121 (1.38%) Graphite
18 105 (1.19%) Marathon
19 79 (0.90%) Istio
20 60 (0.68%) Automic
Vendors
1 940 (10.69%) Google
2 684 (7.78%) Microsoft
3 411 (4.67%) Oracle
4 309 (3.51%) VMware
5 300 (3.41%) Red Hat
6 202 (2.30%) Splunk
7 158 (1.80%) Atlassian
8 143 (1.63%) IBM
9 112 (1.27%) WorldPay
10 103 (1.17%) AppDynamics
11 94 (1.07%) Hortonworks
12 75 (0.85%) SaltStack
12 75 (0.85%) SAP
13 72 (0.82%) Bloomberg
14 70 (0.80%) Reuters
15 69 (0.78%) New Relic
16 68 (0.77%) Cisco
17 66 (0.75%) Cypress Semiconductor
18 63 (0.72%) Cloudera
19 61 (0.69%) Zend