Period
to 25 November 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 25 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Docker
UK
6 months to
25 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 34 52
Rank change year-on-year +13 +18 +54
Permanent jobs citing Docker 5,054 8,714 8,032
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 9.22% 6.46% 5.02%
As % of the System Software category 49.40% 37.59% 33.04%
Number of salaries quoted 5,338 7,870 7,080
Median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £38,750 £39,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £96,250 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +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 10,231 23,182 24,309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.67% 17.18% 15.21%
Number of salaries quoted 8,754 19,068 19,839
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 25 November 2020.

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 25 November 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 +13 4,714 £65,000 - 1,117
London +10 2,489 £75,000 - 496
UK excluding London +24 2,427 £55,000 +4.76% 718
Work from Home +2 987 £60,000 -11.11% 286
South East +20 694 £60,000 +4.35% 144
North of England +23 638 £55,000 +4.76% 242
South West +28 411 £50,500 -8.18% 85
North West +24 320 £55,000 +4.76% 146
Midlands +39 279 £52,500 +5.00% 92
Yorkshire +17 268 £52,500 - 76
West Midlands +51 223 £55,000 +4.76% 64
Scotland +14 159 £50,000 +4.16% 66
East of England +45 143 £60,000 +14.29% 55
Wales +28 80 £47,500 +11.76% 25
East Midlands -1 56 £47,500 - 27
North East +39 49 £55,000 +1.85% 20
Northern Ireland +34 27 £53,750 -32.81% 9

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 3,087 (61.08%) Kubernetes
2 2,677 (52.97%) DevOps
3 2,508 (49.62%) AWS
4 2,199 (43.51%) Agile Software Development
5 1,965 (38.88%) Python
6 1,637 (32.39%) Java
7 1,609 (31.84%) Azure
8 1,513 (29.94%) JavaScript
9 1,455 (28.79%) Microservices
10 1,426 (28.22%) Terraform
11 1,371 (27.13%) Linux
12 1,110 (21.96%) Ansible
13 1,089 (21.55%) Software Engineering
14 1,077 (21.31%) Jenkins
15 1,031 (20.40%) Git (software)
16 1,013 (20.04%) SQL
17 989 (19.57%) TDD
18 932 (18.44%) Finance
19 889 (17.59%) C#
20 873 (17.27%) Node.js
21 852 (16.86%) Scrum
22 843 (16.68%) .NET
23 811 (16.05%) React
24 808 (15.99%) GCP
25 719 (14.23%) Puppet
26 636 (12.58%) AngularJS
27 620 (12.27%) Continuous Integration
28 605 (11.97%) Infrastructure as Code
29 596 (11.79%) Kafka
30 582 (11.52%) 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
1 315 (6.23%) Elasticsearch
2 191 (3.78%) Apache
3 160 (3.17%) Confluence
4 154 (3.05%) Apache Spark
5 69 (1.37%) nginx
6 64 (1.27%) Tomcat
7 48 (0.95%) Cloud Foundry
8 43 (0.85%) CMS
8 43 (0.85%) WebSphere
9 42 (0.83%) OpenStack
10 34 (0.67%) IIS
11 31 (0.61%) JBoss
12 29 (0.57%) WebLogic
13 22 (0.44%) Tornado
14 21 (0.42%) SharePoint
15 18 (0.36%) WordPress
16 12 (0.24%) Drupal
16 12 (0.24%) GlassFish
16 12 (0.24%) Jupyter
17 10 (0.20%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 12 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (0.079%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.079%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.079%) Sketch
3 2 (0.040%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.040%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.040%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.040%) GIMP
3 2 (0.040%) Inkscape
3 2 (0.040%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 23 (0.46%) SAP Hybris
2 11 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
3 10 (0.20%) Distributed Ledger
4 8 (0.16%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 8 (0.16%) R3 Corda
5 6 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.12%) Magento
5 6 (0.12%) Quorum
6 5 (0.099%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.079%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.040%) Maximo
8 2 (0.040%) Sentinel
9 1 (0.020%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2,508 (49.62%) AWS
2 1,609 (31.84%) Azure
3 808 (15.99%) GCP
4 401 (7.93%) Serverless
5 368 (7.28%) AWS CloudFormation
6 346 (6.85%) SaaS
7 269 (5.32%) AWS Lambda
8 252 (4.99%) PaaS
9 233 (4.61%) GitHub
10 212 (4.19%) OpenShift
11 206 (4.08%) Amazon ECS
12 177 (3.50%) IaaS
13 133 (2.63%) Amazon EKS
14 119 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
15 108 (2.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 102 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
17 93 (1.84%) Datadog
18 88 (1.74%) Amazon S3
19 82 (1.62%) Apigee
20 68 (1.35%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 128 (2.53%) Firewall
2 78 (1.54%) HTTP
2 78 (1.54%) TCP/IP
3 71 (1.40%) DNS
4 63 (1.25%) VPN
5 57 (1.13%) Internet
5 57 (1.13%) Network Security
6 24 (0.47%) WAN
7 23 (0.46%) LAN
8 19 (0.38%) AMQP
9 18 (0.36%) SSL
10 14 (0.28%) HTTPS
10 14 (0.28%) SSH
11 12 (0.24%) Wireless
12 11 (0.22%) Skype
13 10 (0.20%) IPv4
13 10 (0.20%) IPv6
13 10 (0.20%) Kerberos
13 10 (0.20%) Multicast
13 10 (0.20%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 582 (11.52%) PostgreSQL
2 530 (10.49%) NoSQL
3 504 (9.97%) SQL Server
4 463 (9.16%) MySQL
5 390 (7.72%) MongoDB
6 214 (4.23%) Redis
7 204 (4.04%) Relational Database
8 178 (3.52%) Big Data
9 115 (2.28%) Apache Cassandra
10 107 (2.12%) Hadoop
11 96 (1.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 94 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
13 84 (1.66%) Amazon Redshift
14 83 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
15 60 (1.19%) MariaDB
16 59 (1.17%) Azure SQL Database
17 50 (0.99%) RDBMS
18 45 (0.89%) Blockchain
19 41 (0.81%) Cosmos DB
20 33 (0.65%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 1,077 (21.31%) Jenkins
2 1,031 (20.40%) Git (software)
3 416 (8.23%) GitLab
4 319 (6.31%) JIRA
5 234 (4.63%) Selenium
6 206 (4.08%) TeamCity
7 142 (2.81%) Bitbucket
8 140 (2.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 120 (2.37%) Octopus Deploy
10 113 (2.24%) Cucumber
11 110 (2.18%) Artifactory
12 105 (2.08%) Maven
13 95 (1.88%) CircleCI
14 93 (1.84%) webpack
15 87 (1.72%) JUnit
16 73 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
17 63 (1.25%) SonarQube
18 59 (1.17%) Sonatype Nexus
19 57 (1.13%) Vagrant
20 56 (1.11%) Travis CI
General
1 932 (18.44%) Finance
2 241 (4.77%) Banking
3 174 (3.44%) Games
4 144 (2.85%) Public Sector
5 126 (2.49%) Retail
6 108 (2.14%) Marketing
7 90 (1.78%) Law
8 72 (1.42%) Front Office
9 57 (1.13%) Telecoms
10 55 (1.09%) Back Office
11 50 (0.99%) Manufacturing
12 43 (0.85%) Advertising
13 23 (0.46%) Electronics
14 20 (0.40%) Publishing
15 17 (0.34%) Financial Institution
16 16 (0.32%) Investment Banking
17 15 (0.30%) Legal
18 13 (0.26%) Automotive
19 11 (0.22%) Local Government
19 11 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,917 (37.93%) Developer
2 1,224 (24.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 519 (10.27%) Senior Developer
4 515 (10.19%) AWS Engineer
5 489 (9.68%) Software Engineer
6 455 (9.00%) Java Developer
7 417 (8.25%) AWS DevOps
8 383 (7.58%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 299 (5.92%) Python Developer
10 282 (5.58%) Senior DevOps
11 269 (5.32%) Architect
12 252 (4.99%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 241 (4.77%) .NET Developer
14 234 (4.63%) Full Stack Developer
15 197 (3.90%) Software Developer
16 191 (3.78%) Java Engineer
17 186 (3.68%) Cloud Engineer
18 184 (3.64%) PHP Developer
19 160 (3.17%) C# Developer
20 158 (3.13%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 873 (17.27%) Node.js
2 843 (16.68%) .NET
3 811 (16.05%) React
4 636 (12.58%) AngularJS
5 596 (11.79%) Kafka
6 515 (10.19%) .NET Core
7 488 (9.66%) REST
7 488 (9.66%) Spring
8 460 (9.10%) HTML
9 457 (9.04%) CSS
10 435 (8.61%) Web Services
11 370 (7.32%) Spring Boot
12 333 (6.59%) Vue.js
13 297 (5.88%) RESTful
14 266 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
15 232 (4.59%) .NET Framework
16 212 (4.19%) Redux
17 195 (3.86%) HTML5
17 195 (3.86%) Laravel
18 159 (3.15%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 354 (7.00%) Greenfield Project
2 234 (4.63%) Cloud Native
3 190 (3.76%) Public Cloud
4 171 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
5 125 (2.47%) Mobile App
6 124 (2.45%) Hedge funds
7 109 (2.16%) Algorithms
8 98 (1.94%) User Experience
9 78 (1.54%) Data Centre
10 67 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
11 60 (1.19%) Blog
12 57 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
12 57 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
13 56 (1.11%) Virtual Team
14 48 (0.95%) Data Structures
15 47 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
16 44 (0.87%) Social Network
17 38 (0.75%) Equities
18 35 (0.69%) Enterprise Cloud
19 32 (0.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1,371 (27.13%) Linux
2 413 (8.17%) Windows
3 173 (3.42%) Unix
4 144 (2.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 133 (2.63%) CentOS
6 99 (1.96%) Windows Server
7 80 (1.58%) Ubuntu
8 54 (1.07%) Android
9 38 (0.75%) Apple iOS
10 34 (0.67%) Debian
11 27 (0.53%) VMS
12 24 (0.47%) CoreOS
13 16 (0.32%) Fedora
13 16 (0.32%) zOS
14 14 (0.28%) Mac OS
15 13 (0.26%) Solaris
16 12 (0.24%) Mesosphere
17 11 (0.22%) AIX
17 11 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
18 8 (0.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,677 (52.97%) DevOps
2 2,199 (43.51%) Agile Software Development
3 1,455 (28.79%) Microservices
4 1,089 (21.55%) Software Engineering
5 989 (19.57%) TDD
6 852 (16.86%) Scrum
7 620 (12.27%) Continuous Integration
8 605 (11.97%) Infrastructure as Code
9 487 (9.64%) Test Automation
10 485 (9.60%) Mentoring
11 445 (8.80%) Fintech
12 395 (7.82%) Problem-Solving
13 383 (7.58%) Configuration Management
14 368 (7.28%) Machine Learning
15 337 (6.67%) Open Source
16 318 (6.29%) BDD
17 300 (5.94%) Analytics
18 278 (5.50%) Unit Testing
19 275 (5.44%) Computer Science
20 264 (5.22%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1,965 (38.88%) Python
2 1,637 (32.39%) Java
3 1,513 (29.94%) JavaScript
4 1,013 (20.04%) SQL
5 889 (17.59%) C#
6 568 (11.24%) Go
7 472 (9.34%) Bash Shell
8 460 (9.10%) PHP
9 434 (8.59%) TypeScript
10 357 (7.06%) Ruby
11 316 (6.25%) PowerShell
12 231 (4.57%) Scala
13 225 (4.45%) C++
14 194 (3.84%) Java 8
15 175 (3.46%) Kotlin
16 114 (2.26%) Shell Script
17 101 (2.00%) C
18 95 (1.88%) ES6
19 79 (1.56%) Clojure
20 68 (1.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 397 (7.86%) Degree
2 218 (4.31%) Security Cleared
3 153 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 153 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 77 (1.52%) AWS Certification
5 49 (0.97%) DV Cleared
6 48 (0.95%) Sun Certification
7 41 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
8 40 (0.79%) PhD
9 33 (0.65%) ISTQB
10 30 (0.59%) CCNA
11 27 (0.53%) ISEB
12 18 (0.36%) OSCE
12 18 (0.36%) RHCE
13 12 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 12 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
13 12 (0.24%) OSCP
14 9 (0.18%) CISSP
14 9 (0.18%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (3.70%) QA
2 55 (1.09%) NIST
3 37 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (0.53%) GDPR
5 24 (0.47%) SLA
6 13 (0.26%) PCI DSS
7 10 (0.20%) NIST 800
8 9 (0.18%) NCSC
9 6 (0.12%) PMO
10 5 (0.099%) Dodd-Frank
10 5 (0.099%) EMIR
10 5 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 5 (0.099%) MiFID
11 4 (0.079%) Data Quality
12 3 (0.059%) WCAG
13 2 (0.040%) HIPAA
13 2 (0.040%) IEC 62304
13 2 (0.040%) ISO 13485
13 2 (0.040%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 124 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 106 (2.10%) Active Directory
3 47 (0.93%) vSphere
4 46 (0.91%) Hyper-V
5 42 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
6 29 (0.57%) VirtualBox
7 13 (0.26%) KVM
7 13 (0.26%) Xen
8 12 (0.24%) GlusterFS
8 12 (0.24%) LXC
9 10 (0.20%) Firmware
10 8 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 8 (0.16%) Ceph
10 8 (0.16%) XenApp
10 8 (0.16%) XenDesktop
11 7 (0.14%) Gluster
11 7 (0.14%) HDFS
12 6 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (0.099%) Varnish
14 4 (0.079%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 3,087 (61.08%) Kubernetes
2 1,426 (28.22%) Terraform
3 1,110 (21.96%) Ansible
4 719 (14.23%) Puppet
5 513 (10.15%) Opscode Chef
6 156 (3.09%) Prometheus
7 117 (2.31%) Grafana
8 59 (1.17%) Nagios
9 52 (1.03%) Docker Swarm
10 51 (1.01%) Istio
11 46 (0.91%) Packer
12 45 (0.89%) Kibana
13 42 (0.83%) Consul
14 36 (0.71%) Rancher
15 34 (0.67%) Mesos
16 33 (0.65%) logstash
17 27 (0.53%) ZABBIX
18 25 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
19 22 (0.44%) Salt
20 21 (0.42%) Marathon
Vendors
1 409 (8.09%) Google
2 319 (6.31%) Microsoft
3 221 (4.37%) VMware
4 191 (3.78%) Oracle
5 186 (3.68%) Red Hat
6 101 (2.00%) Splunk
7 98 (1.94%) New Relic
8 82 (1.62%) SAP
9 81 (1.60%) IBM
10 76 (1.50%) Atlassian
11 68 (1.35%) Cisco
12 62 (1.23%) SaltStack
13 43 (0.85%) Dynatrace
14 37 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
15 30 (0.59%) Zend
16 29 (0.57%) Adobe
16 29 (0.57%) AppDynamics
17 24 (0.47%) CheckPoint
18 23 (0.46%) hybris
19 18 (0.36%) Fortinet