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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 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Docker
UK
6 months to
25 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 18 18 28
Rank change year-on-year 0 +10 +10
Permanent jobs citing Docker 18,666 9,428 6,741
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 11.36% 10.22% 7.30%
As % of the System Software category 61.90% 55.18% 42.24%
Number of salaries quoted 7,309 7,060 5,608
10th Percentile £45,000 £38,750 £40,000
25th Percentile £53,750 £50,000 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% - +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +18.18% +4.76% -

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 30,155 17,086 15,957
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.36% 18.53% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 15,521 13,363 13,133
10th Percentile £28,000 £30,000 £27,000
25th Percentile £39,000 £39,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,687 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.25% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 25 May 2022.

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 25 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -2 14,992 £72,500 +11.54% 1,096
London -1 9,773 £80,000 +3.23% 613
Work from Home +4 9,664 £70,000 +12.00% 612
UK excluding London -3 5,634 £65,000 +18.18% 531
South East -2 1,705 £70,000 +16.67% 128
North of England -4 1,547 £60,000 +9.09% 155
North West -6 795 £65,000 +17.12% 93
South West -4 753 £65,000 +30.00% 60
Yorkshire -4 615 £57,500 +4.55% 43
Scotland +1 562 £62,500 +25.00% 47
Midlands -13 503 £67,500 +17.39% 81
East of England +4 376 £62,500 +4.17% 49
West Midlands -16 331 £67,500 +12.50% 49
East Midlands -2 169 £65,000 +30.00% 32
Wales +21 148 £55,000 +15.79% 12
North East +12 137 £57,500 +27.78% 19
Northern Ireland +25 68 £52,500 -8.70% 4
Isle of Man +16 1 £90,000 +111.76%

For the 6 months to 25 May 2022, 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 12,642 (67.73%) Kubernetes
2 10,433 (55.89%) AWS
3 10,222 (54.76%) Agile
4 8,240 (44.14%) DevOps
5 7,786 (41.71%) CI/CD
6 7,068 (37.87%) Python
7 6,965 (37.31%) Software Engineering
8 6,655 (35.65%) Java
9 6,079 (32.57%) Azure
10 5,946 (31.85%) Microservices
11 5,560 (29.79%) JavaScript
12 5,300 (28.39%) Terraform
13 5,290 (28.34%) React
14 5,223 (27.98%) Git (software)
15 4,915 (26.33%) Finance
16 4,462 (23.90%) Jenkins
17 4,342 (23.26%) Linux
18 4,257 (22.81%) SQL
19 4,002 (21.44%) GCP
20 3,743 (20.05%) Node.js
21 3,633 (19.46%) TDD
22 3,368 (18.04%) PostgreSQL
23 3,365 (18.03%) Social Skills
24 3,283 (17.59%) Full Stack Development
25 3,266 (17.50%) Ansible
26 3,199 (17.14%) Test Automation
27 3,002 (16.08%) Kafka
28 2,870 (15.38%) TypeScript
29 2,840 (15.21%) Infrastructure as Code
30 2,788 (14.94%) Go

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 1,573 (8.43%) Elasticsearch
2 790 (4.23%) Apache Spark
3 657 (3.52%) Confluence
4 638 (3.42%) Apache
5 430 (2.30%) Apache Airflow
6 326 (1.75%) nginx
7 287 (1.54%) CMS
8 213 (1.14%) IIS
9 199 (1.07%) OpenStack
10 191 (1.02%) Tomcat
11 164 (0.88%) JBoss
12 132 (0.71%) WordPress
13 97 (0.52%) Drupal
14 93 (0.50%) Tornado
15 90 (0.48%) Jupyter
16 73 (0.39%) Apache Solr
17 69 (0.37%) Ethereum
18 60 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
19 53 (0.28%) Jetty
20 51 (0.27%) Luigi
Applications
1 63 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
2 45 (0.24%) Photoshop
3 33 (0.18%) Sketch
4 22 (0.12%) MS Visio
5 19 (0.10%) Adobe XD
6 16 (0.086%) Campfire
7 15 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
8 13 (0.070%) Microsoft Excel
9 9 (0.048%) Adobe Illustrator
10 8 (0.043%) InVision
11 7 (0.038%) Chatbot
12 6 (0.032%) Maple
13 5 (0.027%) CPLEX
14 4 (0.021%) LaTeX
15 3 (0.016%) Blender
15 3 (0.016%) Maya
16 2 (0.011%) FileZilla
16 2 (0.011%) GIMP
16 2 (0.011%) Pixelmator
17 1 (0.005%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 79 (0.42%) Distributed Ledger
2 58 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
3 56 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 55 (0.29%) Shopify
5 53 (0.28%) R3 Corda
6 26 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
7 19 (0.10%) Magento
8 12 (0.064%) Ripple
8 12 (0.064%) Ripple XRP
9 6 (0.032%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
10 3 (0.016%) SAP Hybris
11 2 (0.011%) Dynamics NAV
11 2 (0.011%) Sentinel
12 1 (0.005%) Odoo
12 1 (0.005%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
12 1 (0.005%) RMDS
12 1 (0.005%) SAP APO
12 1 (0.005%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10,433 (55.89%) AWS
2 6,079 (32.57%) Azure
3 4,002 (21.44%) GCP
4 2,753 (14.75%) Serverless
5 2,097 (11.23%) GitHub
6 1,736 (9.30%) AWS Lambda
7 1,638 (8.78%) SaaS
8 1,346 (7.21%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1,128 (6.04%) Amazon S3
10 1,015 (5.44%) OpenShift
11 993 (5.32%) Amazon EC2
12 890 (4.77%) Amazon ECS
13 778 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
14 643 (3.44%) Amazon EKS
15 624 (3.34%) Amazon SQS
16 612 (3.28%) PaaS
17 541 (2.90%) GitHub Actions
18 493 (2.64%) Datadog
19 444 (2.38%) Amazon Kinesis
20 433 (2.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 644 (3.45%) Internet
2 595 (3.19%) Firewall
3 589 (3.16%) HTTP
4 362 (1.94%) DNS
5 192 (1.03%) Network Security
6 191 (1.02%) VPN
7 178 (0.95%) PPP
8 155 (0.83%) SSL
9 153 (0.82%) Broadband
10 148 (0.79%) TCP/IP
11 87 (0.47%) SSH
12 83 (0.44%) DHCP
13 77 (0.41%) MQTT
14 73 (0.39%) AMQP
15 69 (0.37%) VoIP
16 68 (0.36%) LAN
17 61 (0.33%) WAN
18 60 (0.32%) Reverse Proxy
19 52 (0.28%) VLAN
20 49 (0.26%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,368 (18.04%) PostgreSQL
2 2,478 (13.28%) MySQL
3 2,447 (13.11%) NoSQL
4 1,769 (9.48%) MongoDB
5 1,565 (8.38%) Redis
6 1,428 (7.65%) Relational Database
7 1,169 (6.26%) SQL Server
8 971 (5.20%) Big Data
9 934 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 686 (3.68%) Amazon RDS
11 514 (2.75%) Apache Cassandra
12 478 (2.56%) Amazon Aurora
13 369 (1.98%) Hadoop
14 341 (1.83%) BigQuery
15 312 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
16 301 (1.61%) Flink
17 256 (1.37%) Amazon Redshift
18 236 (1.26%) Amazon Athena
19 231 (1.24%) RDBMS
20 199 (1.07%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 5,223 (27.98%) Git (software)
2 4,462 (23.90%) Jenkins
3 1,622 (8.69%) JIRA
4 1,317 (7.06%) GitLab
5 954 (5.11%) Maven
6 745 (3.99%) Gradle
7 724 (3.88%) CircleCI
8 659 (3.53%) Cypress.io
9 632 (3.39%) webpack
10 629 (3.37%) Bitbucket
10 629 (3.37%) Selenium
11 613 (3.28%) TeamCity
12 513 (2.75%) JUnit
13 439 (2.35%) Octopus Deploy
14 420 (2.25%) Subversion
15 407 (2.18%) Cucumber
16 335 (1.79%) SonarQube
17 314 (1.68%) Postman
18 311 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
19 293 (1.57%) Mockito
General
1 4,915 (26.33%) Finance
2 3,365 (18.03%) Social Skills
3 1,560 (8.36%) Banking
4 1,352 (7.24%) Retail
5 1,256 (6.73%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 1,230 (6.59%) Games
7 1,020 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
8 917 (4.91%) Marketing
9 754 (4.04%) Public Sector
10 508 (2.72%) Manufacturing
11 398 (2.13%) Legal
12 381 (2.04%) Law
13 368 (1.97%) Telecoms
14 315 (1.69%) Advertising
15 259 (1.39%) Organisational Skills
16 221 (1.18%) Back Office
17 208 (1.11%) Publishing
18 190 (1.02%) Automotive
19 182 (0.98%) Front Office
20 177 (0.95%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6,317 (33.84%) Developer
2 3,993 (21.39%) Software Engineer
3 2,928 (15.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 1,795 (9.62%) Senior Developer
5 1,433 (7.68%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1,340 (7.18%) Java Developer
7 1,039 (5.57%) Java Engineer
8 1,006 (5.39%) Full Stack Developer
9 795 (4.26%) Senior DevOps
10 734 (3.93%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 706 (3.78%) Cloud Engineer
12 603 (3.23%) Software Developer
13 578 (3.10%) AWS Engineer
13 578 (3.10%) Data Engineer
14 512 (2.74%) Architect
15 510 (2.73%) Senior Java Engineer
16 502 (2.69%) Backend Developer
17 474 (2.54%) Senior Java Developer
18 426 (2.28%) C# Developer
19 421 (2.26%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5,290 (28.34%) React
2 3,743 (20.05%) Node.js
3 3,002 (16.08%) Kafka
4 2,634 (14.11%) .NET
5 2,592 (13.89%) Spring
6 2,401 (12.86%) CSS
7 2,398 (12.85%) REST
8 2,370 (12.70%) RESTful
9 2,260 (12.11%) HTML
10 2,039 (10.92%) Spring Boot
11 1,892 (10.14%) AngularJS
12 1,475 (7.90%) GraphQL
13 1,213 (6.50%) .NET Core
14 1,149 (6.16%) Vue.js
15 1,029 (5.51%) RabbitMQ
16 950 (5.09%) Django
17 857 (4.59%) Redux
18 844 (4.52%) ASP.NET
19 838 (4.49%) Jest
19 838 (4.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1,372 (7.35%) User Experience
2 1,224 (6.56%) Cloud Native
3 1,079 (5.78%) Greenfield Project
4 941 (5.04%) Algorithms
5 828 (4.44%) Virtual Team
6 763 (4.09%) Self-Motivation
7 737 (3.95%) Mobile App
8 734 (3.93%) Public Cloud
9 602 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
10 472 (2.53%) Data Structures
11 414 (2.22%) Blockchain
12 395 (2.12%) Blog
13 377 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
14 354 (1.90%) Life Science
15 308 (1.65%) Social Media
16 284 (1.52%) Sports Betting
17 276 (1.48%) Data Centre
18 271 (1.45%) Cyberattack
19 244 (1.31%) Social Network
20 208 (1.11%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 4,342 (23.26%) Linux
2 1,340 (7.18%) Windows
3 1,003 (5.37%) Unix
4 382 (2.05%) Android
5 339 (1.82%) Apple iOS
6 249 (1.33%) Windows Server
7 225 (1.21%) CentOS
8 198 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 189 (1.01%) Ubuntu
10 131 (0.70%) Mesosphere
11 116 (0.62%) VMS
12 108 (0.58%) Mac OS
13 57 (0.31%) Debian
14 42 (0.23%) Mac OS X
15 32 (0.17%) Alpine Linux
16 27 (0.14%) AIX
17 24 (0.13%) Windows 10
18 20 (0.11%) CoreOS
18 20 (0.11%) Solaris
18 20 (0.11%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 10,222 (54.76%) Agile
2 8,240 (44.14%) DevOps
3 7,786 (41.71%) CI/CD
4 6,965 (37.31%) Software Engineering
5 5,946 (31.85%) Microservices
6 3,633 (19.46%) TDD
7 3,283 (17.59%) Full Stack Development
8 3,199 (17.14%) Test Automation
9 2,840 (15.21%) Infrastructure as Code
10 2,650 (14.20%) Continuous Integration
11 2,647 (14.18%) Scrum
12 2,526 (13.53%) Problem-Solving
13 2,500 (13.39%) Mentoring
14 1,769 (9.48%) Open Source
15 1,716 (9.19%) BDD
16 1,698 (9.10%) Coaching
17 1,684 (9.02%) Machine Learning
18 1,683 (9.02%) Computer Science
19 1,668 (8.94%) Fintech
20 1,649 (8.83%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7,068 (37.87%) Python
2 6,655 (35.65%) Java
3 5,560 (29.79%) JavaScript
4 4,257 (22.81%) SQL
5 2,870 (15.38%) TypeScript
6 2,788 (14.94%) Go
7 2,711 (14.52%) C#
8 1,925 (10.31%) Bash
9 1,621 (8.68%) PHP
10 1,445 (7.74%) Ruby
11 1,163 (6.23%) PowerShell
12 1,077 (5.77%) Kotlin
13 998 (5.35%) Scala
14 670 (3.59%) C++
15 585 (3.13%) Shell Script
16 522 (2.80%) Groovy
17 520 (2.79%) ES6
18 413 (2.21%) Perl
19 348 (1.86%) T-SQL
20 316 (1.69%) Rust
Qualifications
1 1,828 (9.79%) Degree
2 939 (5.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 749 (4.01%) Security Cleared
4 495 (2.65%) SC Cleared
5 306 (1.64%) AWS Certification
6 120 (0.64%) Master's Degree
7 113 (0.61%) PMI Certification
8 101 (0.54%) DV Cleared
9 93 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 83 (0.44%) PhD
11 73 (0.39%) ISTQB
12 66 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
13 56 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
14 44 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
15 41 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
16 37 (0.20%) OCP
17 33 (0.18%) ISEB
18 30 (0.16%) (ISC)2 CCSP
18 30 (0.16%) CESG Certified Professional
19 23 (0.12%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,593 (8.53%) QA
2 320 (1.71%) Accessibility
3 154 (0.83%) SLA
4 146 (0.78%) GDPR
5 139 (0.74%) Data Quality
6 93 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 70 (0.38%) PCI DSS
8 40 (0.21%) SOC 2
9 39 (0.21%) WCAG
10 36 (0.19%) NIST
11 33 (0.18%) HIPAA
12 31 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 30 (0.16%) IASME
14 24 (0.13%) IEC 62304
14 24 (0.13%) ISO 13485
15 21 (0.11%) PMO
16 16 (0.086%) HL7
17 13 (0.070%) SOC 1
18 12 (0.064%) GRC
19 10 (0.054%) NCSC
System Software
1 305 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
2 295 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 223 (1.19%) Active Directory
4 168 (0.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 79 (0.42%) KVM
6 69 (0.37%) LXC
6 69 (0.37%) vSphere
7 66 (0.35%) Hyper-V
8 65 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
9 49 (0.26%) Xen
10 37 (0.20%) NFS
11 27 (0.14%) Ceph
12 26 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
13 25 (0.13%) VirtualBox
14 13 (0.070%) Firmware
14 13 (0.070%) ISA Server
15 12 (0.064%) GlusterFS
16 11 (0.059%) Slurm Workload Manager
17 10 (0.054%) iptables
17 10 (0.054%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 12,642 (67.73%) Kubernetes
2 5,300 (28.39%) Terraform
3 3,266 (17.50%) Ansible
4 1,396 (7.48%) Puppet
5 1,086 (5.82%) Opscode Chef
6 961 (5.15%) Prometheus
7 909 (4.87%) Grafana
8 367 (1.97%) Kibana
9 339 (1.82%) Istio
10 324 (1.74%) Docker Swarm
11 205 (1.10%) Consul
12 198 (1.06%) logstash
13 161 (0.86%) Packer
14 154 (0.83%) Rancher
15 151 (0.81%) ZABBIX
16 127 (0.68%) Automic
17 100 (0.54%) Nagios
18 90 (0.48%) HAProxy
19 61 (0.33%) Kiali
20 59 (0.32%) Graphite
Vendors
1 2,017 (10.81%) Google
2 1,343 (7.19%) Microsoft
3 721 (3.86%) Oracle
4 571 (3.06%) Splunk
5 396 (2.12%) VMware
6 344 (1.84%) Red Hat
7 246 (1.32%) New Relic
8 180 (0.96%) Atlassian
9 165 (0.88%) IBM
10 154 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
11 135 (0.72%) SAP
12 134 (0.72%) AppDynamics
13 125 (0.67%) SaltStack
14 124 (0.66%) Facebook
15 123 (0.66%) Spotify
16 122 (0.65%) Cisco
17 114 (0.61%) TrueLayer
18 112 (0.60%) Dynatrace
19 102 (0.55%) Samsung
20 98 (0.53%) ServiceNow