Period
to 23 April 2018

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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Docker
UK
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 172 325
Rank change year-on-year +100 +153 +649
Permanent jobs citing Docker 6,906 3,503 2,049
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.90% 2.05% 1.01%
As % of the System Software category 28.42% 16.62% 8.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5,607 2,900 1,776
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 24,298 21,073 24,783
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.71% 12.30% 12.19%
Number of salaries quoted 19,776 17,580 20,974
UK median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,457
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.24% +5.05% +1.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £73,875 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.17%

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 23 April 2018.

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 23 April 2018. 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 +91 6,543 £60,000 - 1,167
London +41 3,722 £70,000 +7.69% 707
UK excluding London +156 3,090 £50,000 - 510
South East +118 830 £52,500 +1.94% 111
North of England +139 784 £50,000 -2.91% 170
North West +122 446 £50,000 - 86
East of England +147 436 £57,500 - 54
Midlands +92 391 £50,000 +11.11% 67
South West +108 365 £50,000 +17.65% 58
Yorkshire +122 315 £52,500 -4.55% 76
West Midlands +68 235 £47,500 +5.86% 38
Scotland +92 221 £50,000 - 24
East Midlands +77 156 £50,000 +11.11% 29
Wales +40 52 £50,000 +5.26% 17
North East -9 24 £59,250 +97.50% 8
Northern Ireland +11 16 £45,000 -10.00% 9

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, 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 3,659 (52.98%) DevOps
2 3,569 (51.68%) Amazon AWS
3 3,501 (50.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2,945 (42.64%) Linux
5 2,838 (41.09%) Python
6 2,758 (39.94%) Java
7 2,467 (35.72%) Jenkins
8 2,412 (34.93%) Kubernetes
9 2,238 (32.41%) Ansible
10 2,015 (29.18%) Puppet
11 1,970 (28.53%) JavaScript
12 1,791 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
13 1,697 (24.57%) Continuous Integration
14 1,691 (24.49%) Microservices
15 1,673 (24.23%) Opscode Chef
16 1,670 (24.18%) Git (software)
17 1,434 (20.76%) Software Engineering
18 1,413 (20.46%) TDD
19 1,375 (19.91%) SQL
20 1,246 (18.04%) Node.js
21 1,231 (17.83%) Terraform
22 1,219 (17.65%) Finance
23 1,197 (17.33%) Web Services
24 1,167 (16.90%) NoSQL
25 1,155 (16.72%) AngularJS
26 1,092 (15.81%) MySQL
27 1,088 (15.75%) Bash Shell
28 1,064 (15.41%) Ruby
29 1,049 (15.19%) Scrum
30 1,014 (14.68%) 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
1 670 (9.70%) Elasticsearch
2 403 (5.84%) Apache
2 403 (5.84%) Apache Spark
3 350 (5.07%) OpenStack
4 270 (3.91%) nginx
5 266 (3.85%) Confluence
6 261 (3.78%) Tomcat
7 152 (2.20%) CMS
8 145 (2.10%) JBoss
9 122 (1.77%) Apache Solr
10 95 (1.38%) Ethereum
11 86 (1.25%) Jetty
12 76 (1.10%) WebLogic
13 74 (1.07%) WebSphere
14 68 (0.98%) Cloud Foundry
14 68 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 54 (0.78%) Apache Pig
16 48 (0.70%) CloudStack
17 46 (0.67%) IIS
18 45 (0.65%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
2 10 (0.14%) MS Visio
3 9 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (0.12%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.10%) GIMP
6 6 (0.087%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.072%) InVision
8 4 (0.058%) 3ds Max
8 4 (0.058%) Chatbot
8 4 (0.058%) Maya
9 2 (0.029%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 1 (0.014%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.014%) HipChat
10 1 (0.014%) Microsoft Office
10 1 (0.014%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 61 (0.88%) Distributed Ledger
2 31 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
3 24 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 19 (0.28%) Magento
5 15 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
6 12 (0.17%) Eagle PACE
6 12 (0.17%) Front Arena
6 12 (0.17%) thinkFolio
7 8 (0.12%) Documaker
7 8 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.058%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 4 (0.058%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
10 3 (0.043%) BusinessWorks
10 3 (0.043%) NetSuite
10 3 (0.043%) Quorum
10 3 (0.043%) Unit4 Business World
10 3 (0.043%) Workday HCM
11 1 (0.014%) Oracle Cash Management
11 1 (0.014%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3,569 (51.68%) Amazon AWS
2 1,791 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 680 (9.85%) Google Cloud Platform
4 467 (6.76%) SaaS
5 466 (6.75%) GitHub
6 421 (6.10%) Amazon EC2
7 347 (5.02%) AWS CloudFormation
8 310 (4.49%) Amazon S3
9 303 (4.39%) OpenShift
10 296 (4.29%) IaaS
11 293 (4.24%) Cloud Computing
12 266 (3.85%) PaaS
13 216 (3.13%) Serverless
14 173 (2.51%) npm
15 128 (1.85%) AWS Lambda
16 111 (1.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 106 (1.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 90 (1.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 88 (1.27%) Slack
20 76 (1.10%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 250 (3.62%) TCP/IP
2 240 (3.48%) Firewall
3 209 (3.03%) HTTP
4 191 (2.77%) DNS
5 146 (2.11%) Internet
6 132 (1.91%) VPN
7 69 (1.00%) DHCP
8 59 (0.85%) SSL
9 54 (0.78%) SMTP
9 54 (0.78%) SSH
10 43 (0.62%) WAN
11 36 (0.52%) AMQP
12 32 (0.46%) LAN
13 26 (0.38%) SAN
13 26 (0.38%) SMS
14 24 (0.35%) VSAN
15 23 (0.33%) SNMP
16 20 (0.29%) Network Security
16 20 (0.29%) VLAN
17 19 (0.28%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,167 (16.90%) NoSQL
2 1,092 (15.81%) MySQL
3 963 (13.94%) MongoDB
4 871 (12.61%) PostgreSQL
5 597 (8.64%) Big Data
6 509 (7.37%) SQL Server
7 506 (7.33%) Hadoop
8 483 (6.99%) Redis
9 388 (5.62%) Relational Database
10 383 (5.55%) Apache Cassandra
11 197 (2.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 192 (2.78%) Blockchain
13 145 (2.10%) Amazon RDS
14 144 (2.09%) RDBMS
15 113 (1.64%) Apache Hive
16 102 (1.48%) HBase
17 93 (1.35%) Couchbase
18 89 (1.29%) Amazon Redshift
19 76 (1.10%) Neo4j
20 71 (1.03%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 2,467 (35.72%) Jenkins
2 1,670 (24.18%) Git (software)
3 654 (9.47%) Maven
4 623 (9.02%) JIRA
5 529 (7.66%) Vagrant
6 467 (6.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 434 (6.28%) TeamCity
8 336 (4.87%) Selenium
9 326 (4.72%) Subversion
10 311 (4.50%) Gradle
11 294 (4.26%) Cucumber
12 265 (3.84%) Octopus Deploy
13 246 (3.56%) JUnit
14 206 (2.98%) webpack
15 199 (2.88%) gulp
15 199 (2.88%) Sonatype Nexus
16 195 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
17 190 (2.75%) Bitbucket
18 156 (2.26%) Mocha
19 151 (2.19%) GoCD
General
1 1,219 (17.65%) Finance
2 329 (4.76%) Games
3 325 (4.71%) Banking
3 325 (4.71%) Retail
4 186 (2.69%) Telecoms
5 181 (2.62%) Marketing
6 128 (1.85%) Advertising
7 93 (1.35%) Law
8 83 (1.20%) Investment Banking
9 77 (1.11%) Front Office
10 69 (1.00%) Electronics
10 69 (1.00%) Legal
11 61 (0.88%) Manufacturing
12 59 (0.85%) Publishing
13 39 (0.56%) Financial Institution
13 39 (0.56%) Retail Banking
14 35 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
15 29 (0.42%) Back Office
16 17 (0.25%) Automotive
16 17 (0.25%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 2,586 (37.45%) Developer
2 1,754 (25.40%) DevOps Engineer
3 989 (14.32%) Java Developer
4 647 (9.37%) Senior Developer
5 601 (8.70%) Software Engineer
6 458 (6.63%) AWS Engineer
7 425 (6.15%) AWS DevOps
8 404 (5.85%) Architect
9 390 (5.65%) Java Engineer
10 364 (5.27%) Linux Engineer
11 326 (4.72%) Cloud Engineer
12 324 (4.69%) Senior DevOps
13 312 (4.52%) Software Developer
14 294 (4.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 293 (4.24%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 289 (4.18%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 260 (3.76%) Consultant
18 250 (3.62%) Senior Java Developer
19 246 (3.56%) Full Stack Developer
20 243 (3.52%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,246 (18.04%) Node.js
2 1,197 (17.33%) Web Services
3 1,155 (16.72%) AngularJS
4 1,014 (14.68%) Spring
5 994 (14.39%) HTML
6 957 (13.86%) React
7 828 (11.99%) RESTful
8 807 (11.69%) .NET
9 776 (11.24%) CSS
10 669 (9.69%) REST
11 507 (7.34%) Kafka
12 440 (6.37%) RabbitMQ
13 428 (6.20%) HTML5
14 408 (5.91%) Hibernate
15 404 (5.85%) Spring Boot
16 302 (4.37%) J2EE
17 301 (4.36%) jQuery
18 268 (3.88%) ASP.NET
19 265 (3.84%) Elastic Stack
20 245 (3.55%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 487 (7.05%) Fintech
2 484 (7.01%) Computer Science
3 402 (5.82%) Greenfield Project
4 264 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
5 252 (3.65%) Public Cloud
6 243 (3.52%) User Experience
7 223 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
8 200 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
9 183 (2.65%) Data Centre
10 182 (2.64%) Mobile App
11 149 (2.16%) Private Cloud
12 128 (1.85%) Algorithms
12 128 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
13 105 (1.52%) Cloud Native
14 82 (1.19%) Bitcoin
15 75 (1.09%) Data Structures
16 73 (1.06%) Hedge funds
17 68 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
18 67 (0.97%) Online Games
19 59 (0.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2,945 (42.64%) Linux
2 692 (10.02%) Windows
3 545 (7.89%) Unix
4 270 (3.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 259 (3.75%) Ubuntu
6 250 (3.62%) CentOS
7 194 (2.81%) Android
8 157 (2.27%) Apple iOS
9 128 (1.85%) Windows Server
10 116 (1.68%) CoreOS
11 94 (1.36%) Debian
12 58 (0.84%) VMS
13 32 (0.46%) Mac OS X
14 29 (0.42%) Windows 10
15 28 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
15 28 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
16 23 (0.33%) Solaris
17 22 (0.32%) Mac OS
18 16 (0.23%) DC/OS
19 14 (0.20%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,659 (52.98%) DevOps
2 3,501 (50.70%) Agile Software Development
3 1,697 (24.57%) Continuous Integration
4 1,691 (24.49%) Microservices
5 1,434 (20.76%) Software Engineering
6 1,413 (20.46%) TDD
7 1,049 (15.19%) Scrum
8 969 (14.03%) Configuration Management
9 901 (13.05%) Test Automation
10 788 (11.41%) Open Source
11 726 (10.51%) Continuous Delivery
12 689 (9.98%) BDD
13 534 (7.73%) Problem-Solving
14 509 (7.37%) Deployment Automation
15 504 (7.30%) E-Commerce
16 503 (7.28%) MVC
17 480 (6.95%) SDLC
18 473 (6.85%) Analytics
19 470 (6.81%) Machine Learning
20 461 (6.68%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2,838 (41.09%) Python
2 2,758 (39.94%) Java
3 1,970 (28.53%) JavaScript
4 1,375 (19.91%) SQL
5 1,088 (15.75%) Bash Shell
6 1,064 (15.41%) Ruby
7 898 (13.00%) C#
8 731 (10.58%) PHP
9 561 (8.12%) Scala
10 539 (7.80%) Go
11 506 (7.33%) Java 8
12 416 (6.02%) Perl
13 367 (5.31%) PowerShell
14 315 (4.56%) ES6
15 267 (3.87%) C++
16 227 (3.29%) Shell Script
17 183 (2.65%) Groovy
18 179 (2.59%) TypeScript
19 157 (2.27%) C
20 110 (1.59%) R
Qualifications
1 595 (8.62%) Degree
2 272 (3.94%) Security Cleared
3 254 (3.68%) Computer Science Degree
4 119 (1.72%) AWS Certification
5 107 (1.55%) SC Cleared
6 69 (1.00%) Master's Degree
7 31 (0.45%) PhD
8 27 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
9 26 (0.38%) DV Cleared
9 26 (0.38%) Sun Certification
10 19 (0.28%) CCNA
10 19 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (0.28%) SAFe Agilist
11 18 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
11 18 (0.26%) RHCE
12 16 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 14 (0.20%) ISTQB
13 14 (0.20%) MCSE
14 13 (0.19%) CISSP
14 13 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 300 (4.34%) QA
2 258 (3.74%) GCP
3 79 (1.14%) PCI DSS
4 25 (0.36%) SLA
5 20 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.16%) PSD2
7 9 (0.13%) PA-DSS
8 8 (0.12%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.072%) GDPR
10 4 (0.058%) SEPA
11 3 (0.043%) DICOM
11 3 (0.043%) HIPAA
11 3 (0.043%) HL7
12 2 (0.029%) PMO
13 1 (0.014%) BS7666
13 1 (0.014%) Disclosure Scotland
13 1 (0.014%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 1 (0.014%) NIST 800
System Software
1 287 (4.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 130 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
3 96 (1.39%) vSphere
4 75 (1.09%) KVM
5 73 (1.06%) LXC
6 65 (0.94%) Active Directory
6 65 (0.94%) Hyper-V
6 65 (0.94%) VirtualBox
7 57 (0.83%) HDFS
8 50 (0.72%) Ceph
9 47 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
10 37 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 32 (0.46%) VMware NSX
12 31 (0.45%) Xen
13 19 (0.28%) Apache Flume
14 18 (0.26%) Varnish
15 15 (0.22%) iptables
16 14 (0.20%) oVirt
16 14 (0.20%) RHEV
17 13 (0.19%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 2,412 (34.93%) Kubernetes
2 2,238 (32.41%) Ansible
3 2,015 (29.18%) Puppet
4 1,673 (24.23%) Opscode Chef
5 1,231 (17.83%) Terraform
6 304 (4.40%) Docker Swarm
7 297 (4.30%) Nagios
8 235 (3.40%) Packer
9 210 (3.04%) Salt
10 158 (2.29%) Prometheus
11 148 (2.14%) Kibana
12 145 (2.10%) logstash
13 136 (1.97%) Mesos
14 108 (1.56%) Consul
14 108 (1.56%) Rancher
15 100 (1.45%) ZABBIX
16 96 (1.39%) Graphite
17 95 (1.38%) Grafana
18 67 (0.97%) HAProxy
19 56 (0.81%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 691 (10.01%) Google
2 589 (8.53%) Oracle
3 512 (7.41%) VMware
4 371 (5.37%) Microsoft
5 339 (4.91%) Red Hat
6 277 (4.01%) Splunk
7 160 (2.32%) New Relic
8 149 (2.16%) Atlassian
9 143 (2.07%) IBM
10 133 (1.93%) SaltStack
11 114 (1.65%) SAP
12 109 (1.58%) AppDynamics
13 75 (1.09%) Cisco
14 65 (0.94%) WorldPay
15 62 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
16 59 (0.85%) Hortonworks
17 56 (0.81%) Cloudera
18 49 (0.71%) Tableau
19 48 (0.70%) ServiceNow
20 47 (0.68%) Adobe