Period
to 20 September 2021

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 20 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Docker
UK
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 19 24 35
Rank change year-on-year +5 +11 +26
Permanent jobs citing Docker 12,735 4,373 9,103
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 10.52% 8.90% 6.44%
As % of the System Software category 57.81% 47.60% 37.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7,900 3,781 7,446
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £51,188 £47,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.85% - +4.00%
75th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £83,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £97,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - -

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 22,028 9,187 24,480
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.20% 18.70% 17.32%
Number of salaries quoted 15,188 7,797 20,290
10th Percentile £29,000 £31,000 £25,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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 20 September 2021.

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 20 September 2021. 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 +6 11,625 £70,000 +7.69% 1,778
London +2 6,875 £80,000 +6.67% 932
UK excluding London +2 5,059 £57,500 +9.52% 914
Work from Home +5 3,291 £65,000 +4.00% 385
South East 0 1,474 £60,000 +4.35% 183
North of England +9 1,429 £57,500 +9.52% 283
South West 0 712 £50,000 -4.76% 103
Midlands +19 675 £60,000 +14.29% 157
North West +11 670 £60,000 +9.09% 145
Yorkshire +8 640 £57,500 +9.52% 102
West Midlands +15 506 £60,000 +14.29% 111
Scotland +1 321 £55,000 +2.56% 49
East of England -22 245 £57,500 +15.00% 108
East Midlands +23 169 £55,000 +26.44% 46
Wales +9 168 £49,000 +8.89% 20
North East +19 120 £47,500 -5.00% 36
Northern Ireland -10 61 £75,000 +50.00% 12
Isle of Man - 3 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 September 2021, 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 8,135 (63.88%) Kubernetes
2 6,393 (50.20%) AWS
3 6,035 (47.39%) Agile Software Development
4 5,576 (43.78%) DevOps
5 4,494 (35.29%) Python
6 4,220 (33.14%) Terraform
7 4,135 (32.47%) Azure
8 4,053 (31.83%) JavaScript
9 4,025 (31.61%) Java
10 4,023 (31.59%) Software Engineering
11 3,996 (31.38%) Microservices
12 3,587 (28.17%) React
13 3,014 (23.67%) Git (software)
14 2,840 (22.30%) Jenkins
15 2,828 (22.21%) Linux
16 2,742 (21.53%) SQL
17 2,738 (21.50%) Finance
18 2,467 (19.37%) Node.js
19 2,322 (18.23%) C#
20 2,288 (17.97%) Social Skills
21 2,257 (17.72%) GCP
22 2,248 (17.65%) Full Stack Development
23 2,168 (17.02%) TDD
24 2,106 (16.54%) Ansible
25 1,995 (15.67%) TypeScript
26 1,967 (15.45%) Infrastructure as Code
27 1,966 (15.44%) .NET
28 1,823 (14.31%) Scrum
29 1,821 (14.30%) Serverless
30 1,807 (14.19%) PostgreSQL

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
1 925 (7.26%) Elasticsearch
2 470 (3.69%) Apache Spark
3 415 (3.26%) Confluence
4 324 (2.54%) Apache
5 219 (1.72%) nginx
6 171 (1.34%) Apache Airflow
7 139 (1.09%) CMS
8 112 (0.88%) Tomcat
9 86 (0.68%) Apache Solr
10 85 (0.67%) WordPress
11 78 (0.61%) OpenStack
12 68 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
12 68 (0.53%) IIS
13 55 (0.43%) Drupal
14 50 (0.39%) Jupyter
15 45 (0.35%) Tornado
16 44 (0.35%) JBoss
17 23 (0.18%) Gunicorn
17 23 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 18 (0.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 50 (0.39%) Sketch
2 33 (0.26%) InVision
3 23 (0.18%) Figma
4 21 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
4 21 (0.16%) Photoshop
5 19 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
5 19 (0.15%) GIMP
6 13 (0.10%) MS Visio
7 11 (0.086%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.055%) Microsoft Office
9 4 (0.031%) Chatbot
9 4 (0.031%) Microsoft Project
10 3 (0.024%) Zeplin
11 2 (0.016%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.016%) Adobe XD
11 2 (0.016%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.008%) EngageOne
12 1 (0.008%) Gephi
12 1 (0.008%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 39 (0.31%) Magento
2 29 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
3 23 (0.18%) Shopify
4 21 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
5 16 (0.13%) MetaTrader
6 15 (0.12%) R3 Corda
6 15 (0.12%) Sentinel
7 12 (0.094%) Oracle BPM
8 10 (0.079%) Primavera
9 9 (0.071%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 8 (0.063%) Dynamics CRM
11 4 (0.031%) IBM Planning Analytics
12 2 (0.016%) NetSuite
12 2 (0.016%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
13 1 (0.008%) FINCAD Analytics
13 1 (0.008%) PlanetPress Connect
13 1 (0.008%) Relativity
13 1 (0.008%) Remedy ITSM
13 1 (0.008%) SunGard APT
13 1 (0.008%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 6,393 (50.20%) AWS
2 4,135 (32.47%) Azure
3 2,257 (17.72%) GCP
4 1,821 (14.30%) Serverless
5 1,127 (8.85%) GitHub
6 1,118 (8.78%) SaaS
7 950 (7.46%) AWS CloudFormation
8 906 (7.11%) AWS Lambda
9 593 (4.66%) PaaS
10 581 (4.56%) Amazon S3
11 526 (4.13%) OpenShift
12 489 (3.84%) Amazon ECS
13 400 (3.14%) Amazon EKS
13 400 (3.14%) Amazon SQS
14 390 (3.06%) IaaS
15 330 (2.59%) Amazon EC2
16 299 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
17 248 (1.95%) npm
18 237 (1.86%) Datadog
19 198 (1.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 490 (3.85%) HTTP
2 323 (2.54%) Firewall
3 214 (1.68%) Internet
4 182 (1.43%) DNS
5 154 (1.21%) VPN
6 120 (0.94%) TCP/IP
7 78 (0.61%) IPv4
8 76 (0.60%) SSL
9 62 (0.49%) Broadband
10 58 (0.46%) Network Security
11 52 (0.41%) SSH
12 43 (0.34%) SMTP
13 42 (0.33%) WAN
14 41 (0.32%) VLAN
15 40 (0.31%) LAN
16 39 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
17 37 (0.29%) OSPF
18 34 (0.27%) AMQP
19 32 (0.25%) IPv6
20 27 (0.21%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,807 (14.19%) PostgreSQL
2 1,684 (13.22%) NoSQL
3 1,471 (11.55%) MySQL
4 1,150 (9.03%) MongoDB
5 927 (7.28%) Big Data
6 895 (7.03%) Redis
7 801 (6.29%) SQL Server
8 760 (5.97%) Relational Database
9 753 (5.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 491 (3.86%) Amazon RDS
11 356 (2.80%) Hadoop
12 286 (2.25%) Apache Cassandra
13 226 (1.77%) Amazon Aurora
14 197 (1.55%) Amazon Redshift
14 197 (1.55%) Azure SQL Database
15 171 (1.34%) RDBMS
16 161 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
17 152 (1.19%) Amazon Athena
18 130 (1.02%) MariaDB
19 127 (1.00%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 3,014 (23.67%) Git (software)
2 2,840 (22.30%) Jenkins
3 909 (7.14%) GitLab
4 868 (6.82%) JIRA
5 428 (3.36%) webpack
6 419 (3.29%) Selenium
7 392 (3.08%) Maven
8 389 (3.05%) CircleCI
9 354 (2.78%) TeamCity
10 342 (2.69%) Cypress.io
11 336 (2.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 328 (2.58%) Octopus Deploy
13 287 (2.25%) Bitbucket
14 254 (1.99%) JUnit
15 220 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
16 219 (1.72%) Gradle
17 194 (1.52%) Artifactory
18 188 (1.48%) Cucumber
19 184 (1.44%) SonarQube
20 174 (1.37%) Mockito
General
1 2,738 (21.50%) Finance
2 2,288 (17.97%) Social Skills
3 588 (4.62%) Banking
4 578 (4.54%) Retail
5 552 (4.33%) Games
6 500 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
7 402 (3.16%) Marketing
8 330 (2.59%) Public Sector
9 323 (2.54%) Front Office
10 266 (2.09%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 223 (1.75%) Law
12 216 (1.70%) Legal
13 183 (1.44%) Telecoms
14 166 (1.30%) Advertising
15 142 (1.12%) Presentation Skills
16 141 (1.11%) Financial Institution
17 139 (1.09%) Manufacturing
18 118 (0.93%) Automotive
19 98 (0.77%) Influencing Skills
20 96 (0.75%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 4,804 (37.72%) Developer
2 2,184 (17.15%) DevOps Engineer
3 1,862 (14.62%) Software Engineer
4 1,221 (9.59%) Senior Developer
5 1,003 (7.88%) Java Developer
6 759 (5.96%) AWS Engineer
7 725 (5.69%) Full Stack Developer
8 613 (4.81%) Senior Software Engineer
9 599 (4.70%) Architect
10 586 (4.60%) AWS DevOps
11 562 (4.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 561 (4.41%) Senior DevOps
13 557 (4.37%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 484 (3.80%) React Developer
15 480 (3.77%) Software Developer
16 472 (3.71%) Python Developer
17 407 (3.20%) Cloud Engineer
18 404 (3.17%) PHP Developer
19 402 (3.16%) Java Engineer
20 385 (3.02%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,587 (28.17%) React
2 2,467 (19.37%) Node.js
3 1,966 (15.44%) .NET
4 1,732 (13.60%) REST
5 1,712 (13.44%) Spring
6 1,627 (12.78%) Kafka
7 1,540 (12.09%) AngularJS
8 1,307 (10.26%) Web Services
9 1,304 (10.24%) HTML
10 1,290 (10.13%) CSS
11 1,207 (9.48%) RESTful
12 1,113 (8.74%) .NET Core
13 1,075 (8.44%) GraphQL
14 1,019 (8.00%) Spring Boot
15 829 (6.51%) Vue.js
16 690 (5.42%) RabbitMQ
17 618 (4.85%) Redux
18 607 (4.77%) Django
19 471 (3.70%) HTML5
20 451 (3.54%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 880 (6.91%) Greenfield Project
2 850 (6.67%) User Experience
3 548 (4.30%) Cloud Native
4 480 (3.77%) Algorithms
5 414 (3.25%) Public Cloud
6 380 (2.98%) Self-Motivation
7 347 (2.72%) Mobile App
8 332 (2.61%) Virtual Team
9 259 (2.03%) Linux Command Line
10 258 (2.03%) Data Centre
11 226 (1.77%) Data Structures
12 205 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
13 194 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
14 170 (1.33%) Hedge funds
15 167 (1.31%) Social Media
16 158 (1.24%) Blog
17 155 (1.22%) Legacy Systems
18 127 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 117 (0.92%) Legacy Code
20 112 (0.88%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 2,828 (22.21%) Linux
2 706 (5.54%) Windows
3 508 (3.99%) Unix
4 226 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 204 (1.60%) CentOS
6 200 (1.57%) Android
7 173 (1.36%) Windows Server
8 160 (1.26%) Ubuntu
9 146 (1.15%) Apple iOS
10 54 (0.42%) Windows Server 2016
11 52 (0.41%) Debian
11 52 (0.41%) Mesosphere
12 47 (0.37%) VMS
13 39 (0.31%) Mac OS
14 38 (0.30%) Windows Server 2019
15 27 (0.21%) Alpine Linux
16 24 (0.19%) Fedora
16 24 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
17 21 (0.16%) CoreOS
17 21 (0.16%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,035 (47.39%) Agile Software Development
2 5,576 (43.78%) DevOps
3 4,023 (31.59%) Software Engineering
4 3,996 (31.38%) Microservices
5 2,248 (17.65%) Full Stack Development
6 2,168 (17.02%) TDD
7 1,967 (15.45%) Infrastructure as Code
8 1,823 (14.31%) Scrum
9 1,689 (13.26%) Continuous Integration
10 1,673 (13.14%) Test Automation
11 1,540 (12.09%) Problem-Solving
12 1,281 (10.06%) Analytics
13 1,260 (9.89%) Mentoring
14 1,162 (9.12%) Open Source
15 1,150 (9.03%) Fintech
16 1,023 (8.03%) Machine Learning
17 1,016 (7.98%) Computer Science
18 987 (7.75%) Artificial Intelligence
19 925 (7.26%) Configuration Management
20 891 (7.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4,494 (35.29%) Python
2 4,053 (31.83%) JavaScript
3 4,025 (31.61%) Java
4 2,742 (21.53%) SQL
5 2,322 (18.23%) C#
6 1,995 (15.67%) TypeScript
7 1,674 (13.14%) Go
8 1,278 (10.04%) PHP
9 1,135 (8.91%) Bash Shell
10 773 (6.07%) Ruby
11 744 (5.84%) PowerShell
12 636 (4.99%) Scala
13 608 (4.77%) Kotlin
14 601 (4.72%) Java 8
15 501 (3.93%) C++
16 372 (2.92%) ES6
17 271 (2.13%) Groovy
18 269 (2.11%) C
19 228 (1.79%) Java 11
20 225 (1.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1,128 (8.86%) Degree
2 711 (5.58%) Security Cleared
3 593 (4.66%) Computer Science Degree
4 583 (4.58%) SC Cleared
5 181 (1.42%) AWS Certification
6 138 (1.08%) Master's Degree
7 73 (0.57%) PhD
8 44 (0.35%) RHCE
9 36 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
10 30 (0.24%) DV Cleared
11 25 (0.20%) DBS Check
12 22 (0.17%) ISTQB
13 19 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
14 18 (0.14%) RHCSA
15 17 (0.13%) SANS
16 15 (0.12%) GIAC
17 13 (0.10%) OCP
17 13 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
18 11 (0.086%) TOGAF Certification
19 10 (0.079%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 852 (6.69%) QA
2 155 (1.22%) Accessibility
3 102 (0.80%) GDPR
4 56 (0.44%) Data Quality
5 49 (0.38%) PSD2
6 41 (0.32%) PCI DSS
7 33 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 27 (0.21%) GRC
9 25 (0.20%) SLA
10 24 (0.19%) WCAG
11 19 (0.15%) GxP
12 13 (0.10%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 11 (0.086%) NIST
14 9 (0.071%) IASME
14 9 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 6 (0.047%) ISO 15022
15 6 (0.047%) ISO 20022
16 5 (0.039%) HIPAA
17 3 (0.024%) ISO 8583
17 3 (0.024%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 206 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 188 (1.48%) Active Directory
3 106 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
4 64 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 57 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
6 56 (0.44%) VirtualBox
7 39 (0.31%) Hyper-V
8 38 (0.30%) KVM
9 27 (0.21%) ISA Server
9 27 (0.21%) vSphere
10 24 (0.19%) Varnish
11 18 (0.14%) Firmware
12 16 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
12 16 (0.13%) XenApp
13 15 (0.12%) HDFS
14 14 (0.11%) LXC
14 14 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
14 14 (0.11%) XenDesktop
15 11 (0.086%) Ceph
15 11 (0.086%) etcd
Systems Management
1 8,135 (63.88%) Kubernetes
2 4,220 (33.14%) Terraform
3 2,106 (16.54%) Ansible
4 1,151 (9.04%) Puppet
5 898 (7.05%) Opscode Chef
6 634 (4.98%) Prometheus
7 582 (4.57%) Grafana
8 230 (1.81%) Docker Swarm
9 199 (1.56%) Packer
10 143 (1.12%) Consul
10 143 (1.12%) Istio
11 131 (1.03%) Rancher
12 125 (0.98%) Graphite
13 123 (0.97%) Kibana
14 95 (0.75%) Nagios
15 90 (0.71%) logstash
16 77 (0.60%) ZABBIX
17 74 (0.58%) Salt
18 58 (0.46%) HAProxy
19 51 (0.40%) Opsgenie
Vendors
1 1,010 (7.93%) Google
2 815 (6.40%) Microsoft
3 579 (4.55%) Oracle
4 321 (2.52%) Red Hat
5 301 (2.36%) VMware
6 268 (2.10%) Splunk
7 177 (1.39%) IBM
8 175 (1.37%) New Relic
9 150 (1.18%) SaltStack
10 125 (0.98%) Samsung
11 103 (0.81%) Zend
12 98 (0.77%) Atlassian
13 92 (0.72%) SAP
14 77 (0.60%) Cloudera
15 73 (0.57%) Hortonworks
16 70 (0.55%) Apple
17 60 (0.47%) Adobe
18 56 (0.44%) Talend
19 53 (0.42%) Informatica
20 48 (0.38%) Spotify