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

Docker
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 107 230
Rank change year-on-year +53 +123 +369
Permanent jobs citing Docker 7,998 5,284 2,879
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.85% 3.01% 1.52%
As % of the System Software category 32.43% 23.03% 12.21%
Number of salaries quoted 6,532 4,392 2,460
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,550 £37,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -9.09%

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 24,666 22,948 23,588
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.97% 13.06% 12.44%
Number of salaries quoted 20,139 19,320 19,851
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
% 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 23 October 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 October 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 +53 7,563 £62,500 +4.17% 1,644
London +42 4,460 £70,000 +3.70% 961
UK excluding London +87 3,388 £52,500 +5.00% 765
South East +36 973 £55,000 -3.51% 181
North of England +86 932 £50,000 +5.26% 237
North West +87 515 £50,000 +5.26% 113
East of England +108 410 £55,000 -4.35% 72
South West +65 371 £50,000 +11.11% 81
Yorkshire +48 365 £50,000 - 92
Midlands +77 363 £52,500 +13.51% 112
West Midlands +48 225 £50,000 +5.26% 63
Scotland +65 220 £50,000 - 56
East Midlands +75 138 £54,000 +35.00% 49
Wales +69 110 £50,000 +5.26% 13
North East +40 74 £50,000 +17.65% 32
Northern Ireland +2 21 £45,000 +15.38% 14

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 4,246 (53.09%) DevOps
2 4,025 (50.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4,009 (50.13%) Amazon AWS
4 3,398 (42.49%) Kubernetes
5 3,230 (40.39%) Python
6 3,170 (39.63%) Java
7 3,131 (39.15%) Linux
8 2,554 (31.93%) Jenkins
9 2,458 (30.73%) Ansible
10 2,228 (27.86%) Microsoft Azure
11 2,163 (27.04%) Microservices
12 2,136 (26.71%) JavaScript
13 2,052 (25.66%) Puppet
14 1,964 (24.56%) Git (software)
15 1,782 (22.28%) Continuous Integration
16 1,703 (21.29%) Software Engineering
17 1,536 (19.20%) Opscode Chef
18 1,531 (19.14%) SQL
19 1,528 (19.10%) Terraform
20 1,511 (18.89%) TDD
21 1,435 (17.94%) Finance
22 1,341 (16.77%) Node.js
23 1,234 (15.43%) Scrum
24 1,196 (14.95%) Spring
25 1,194 (14.93%) Bash Shell
26 1,166 (14.58%) C#
27 1,106 (13.83%) AngularJS
28 1,098 (13.73%) Web Services
29 1,085 (13.57%) Google Cloud Platform
30 1,078 (13.48%) Configuration Management

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
1 631 (7.89%) Elasticsearch
2 367 (4.59%) Apache
3 302 (3.78%) Apache Spark
4 293 (3.66%) Tomcat
5 269 (3.36%) Confluence
6 246 (3.08%) OpenStack
7 225 (2.81%) nginx
8 158 (1.98%) Cloud Foundry
9 155 (1.94%) WebLogic
10 145 (1.81%) WebSphere
11 113 (1.41%) JBoss
12 99 (1.24%) Ethereum
13 97 (1.21%) CMS
14 93 (1.16%) Apache Solr
15 92 (1.15%) IIS
16 66 (0.83%) Apache Pig
17 63 (0.79%) WordPress
18 50 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 44 (0.55%) SharePoint
20 40 (0.50%) Drupal
Applications
1 12 (0.15%) Photoshop
2 11 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.10%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.088%) Mingle
5 5 (0.063%) HipChat
5 5 (0.063%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.050%) GIMP
7 3 (0.038%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (0.038%) Snapchat
8 2 (0.025%) Blender
8 2 (0.025%) Maya
9 1 (0.013%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.013%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.013%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.013%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.013%) SPSS
9 1 (0.013%) Weka
Business Applications
1 64 (0.80%) Distributed Ledger
2 34 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
3 25 (0.31%) Ripple
4 20 (0.25%) Magento
5 12 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 10 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
7 9 (0.11%) Documaker
8 6 (0.075%) Eagle PACE
8 6 (0.075%) Front Arena
8 6 (0.075%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (0.075%) thinkFolio
9 5 (0.063%) R3 Corda
9 5 (0.063%) SAP Hybris
10 4 (0.050%) Dynamics NAV
11 3 (0.038%) Dynamics CRM
12 2 (0.025%) SAP Business One
13 1 (0.013%) BASE24
13 1 (0.013%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 1 (0.013%) CSG Singleview
13 1 (0.013%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 4,009 (50.13%) Amazon AWS
2 2,228 (27.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1,085 (13.57%) Google Cloud Platform
4 561 (7.01%) GitHub
5 460 (5.75%) SaaS
6 433 (5.41%) AWS CloudFormation
7 420 (5.25%) PaaS
8 389 (4.86%) Serverless
9 357 (4.46%) OpenShift
10 342 (4.28%) Cloud Computing
11 331 (4.14%) Amazon EC2
12 277 (3.46%) Amazon S3
13 259 (3.24%) IaaS
14 237 (2.96%) AWS Lambda
15 167 (2.09%) IBM Cloud
16 112 (1.40%) npm
17 99 (1.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 94 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 74 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
20 70 (0.88%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 353 (4.41%) Firewall
2 256 (3.20%) HTTP
3 224 (2.80%) TCP/IP
4 207 (2.59%) DNS
5 168 (2.10%) Internet
6 150 (1.88%) VPN
7 91 (1.14%) SSL
8 57 (0.71%) DHCP
9 43 (0.54%) SSH
10 39 (0.49%) VLAN
11 31 (0.39%) VoIP
12 30 (0.38%) SMTP
13 29 (0.36%) Network Security
13 29 (0.36%) SAN
14 28 (0.35%) HTTPS
15 26 (0.33%) LAN
15 26 (0.33%) WAN
16 24 (0.30%) AMQP
17 23 (0.29%) VSAN
18 21 (0.26%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 945 (11.82%) NoSQL
2 911 (11.39%) MySQL
3 749 (9.36%) PostgreSQL
4 718 (8.98%) MongoDB
5 636 (7.95%) SQL Server
6 561 (7.01%) Big Data
7 392 (4.90%) Hadoop
8 366 (4.58%) Redis
9 360 (4.50%) Relational Database
10 317 (3.96%) Apache Cassandra
11 252 (3.15%) Blockchain
12 179 (2.24%) Amazon RDS
13 175 (2.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 113 (1.41%) Apache Hive
15 103 (1.29%) Neo4j
16 98 (1.23%) RDBMS
17 82 (1.03%) Oracle Database
18 69 (0.86%) Amazon Redshift
19 64 (0.80%) MariaDB
20 63 (0.79%) HBase
Development Applications
1 2,554 (31.93%) Jenkins
2 1,964 (24.56%) Git (software)
3 746 (9.33%) JIRA
4 590 (7.38%) Maven
5 550 (6.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 477 (5.96%) Selenium
7 462 (5.78%) Vagrant
8 456 (5.70%) TeamCity
9 354 (4.43%) Cucumber
10 327 (4.09%) Subversion
11 305 (3.81%) Octopus Deploy
12 288 (3.60%) GitLab
13 273 (3.41%) Bitbucket
14 270 (3.38%) Gradle
15 246 (3.08%) JUnit
16 195 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
17 157 (1.96%) Visual Studio Team System
18 154 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
19 148 (1.85%) Travis CI
20 144 (1.80%) webpack
General
1 1,435 (17.94%) Finance
2 413 (5.16%) Banking
3 374 (4.68%) Retail
4 276 (3.45%) Games
5 237 (2.96%) Marketing
6 214 (2.68%) Telecoms
7 140 (1.75%) Law
8 114 (1.43%) Front Office
9 113 (1.41%) Advertising
10 108 (1.35%) Manufacturing
11 103 (1.29%) Investment Banking
12 85 (1.06%) Electronics
13 83 (1.04%) Financial Institution
14 58 (0.73%) Publishing
15 51 (0.64%) Back Office
16 40 (0.50%) Legal
17 39 (0.49%) Automotive
17 39 (0.49%) Retail Banking
18 26 (0.33%) Multimedia
19 19 (0.24%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 2,889 (36.12%) Developer
2 2,055 (25.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 1,106 (13.83%) Java Developer
4 776 (9.70%) Senior Developer
5 694 (8.68%) Software Engineer
6 540 (6.75%) Architect
7 454 (5.68%) AWS Engineer
8 421 (5.26%) Senior DevOps
9 417 (5.21%) AWS DevOps
10 383 (4.79%) Java Engineer
11 373 (4.66%) Senior Java Developer
12 357 (4.46%) Cloud Engineer
12 357 (4.46%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 345 (4.31%) Linux Engineer
14 333 (4.16%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 319 (3.99%) .NET Developer
16 297 (3.71%) Software Developer
17 296 (3.70%) Python Developer
18 280 (3.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
19 273 (3.41%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,341 (16.77%) Node.js
2 1,196 (14.95%) Spring
3 1,106 (13.83%) AngularJS
4 1,098 (13.73%) Web Services
5 1,044 (13.05%) React
6 1,042 (13.03%) HTML
7 936 (11.70%) .NET
8 888 (11.10%) CSS
9 833 (10.42%) REST
10 831 (10.39%) RESTful
11 693 (8.66%) Spring Boot
12 527 (6.59%) Kafka
13 455 (5.69%) HTML5
14 371 (4.64%) RabbitMQ
15 345 (4.31%) .NET Core
15 345 (4.31%) Hibernate
16 327 (4.09%) ASP.NET
17 310 (3.88%) Elastic Stack
18 285 (3.56%) jQuery
19 282 (3.53%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 647 (8.09%) Fintech
2 616 (7.70%) Computer Science
3 559 (6.99%) Greenfield Project
4 330 (4.13%) Enterprise Software
5 321 (4.01%) Analytical Skills
6 314 (3.93%) Public Cloud
7 311 (3.89%) User Experience
8 237 (2.96%) Self-Motivation
9 196 (2.45%) Data Centre
10 195 (2.44%) Cloud Native
11 187 (2.34%) Mobile App
12 181 (2.26%) Hybrid Cloud
13 138 (1.73%) Linux Command Line
14 121 (1.51%) Blog
15 106 (1.33%) Algorithms
15 106 (1.33%) Hedge funds
16 102 (1.28%) Bitcoin
17 92 (1.15%) Data Structures
18 85 (1.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
19 77 (0.96%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3,131 (39.15%) Linux
2 862 (10.78%) Windows
3 521 (6.51%) Unix
4 355 (4.44%) CentOS
5 347 (4.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 265 (3.31%) Ubuntu
7 209 (2.61%) Android
8 195 (2.44%) Windows Server
9 141 (1.76%) Apple iOS
10 88 (1.10%) Debian
11 75 (0.94%) CoreOS
12 72 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
13 65 (0.81%) VMS
14 64 (0.80%) Mac OS X
15 56 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
16 42 (0.53%) Fedora
17 38 (0.48%) DC/OS
17 38 (0.48%) Solaris
18 32 (0.40%) Windows 10
19 21 (0.26%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,246 (53.09%) DevOps
2 4,025 (50.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2,163 (27.04%) Microservices
4 1,782 (22.28%) Continuous Integration
5 1,703 (21.29%) Software Engineering
6 1,511 (18.89%) TDD
7 1,234 (15.43%) Scrum
8 1,078 (13.48%) Configuration Management
9 1,072 (13.40%) Test Automation
10 923 (11.54%) Open Source
11 905 (11.32%) Continuous Delivery
12 727 (9.09%) BDD
13 689 (8.61%) Problem-Solving
14 514 (6.43%) Mentoring
15 509 (6.36%) Deployment Automation
16 463 (5.79%) OO
17 459 (5.74%) Machine Learning
18 458 (5.73%) MVC
19 438 (5.48%) SDLC
20 415 (5.19%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 3,230 (40.39%) Python
2 3,170 (39.63%) Java
3 2,136 (26.71%) JavaScript
4 1,531 (19.14%) SQL
5 1,194 (14.93%) Bash Shell
6 1,166 (14.58%) C#
7 1,033 (12.92%) Ruby
8 852 (10.65%) Go
9 773 (9.66%) PHP
10 640 (8.00%) Java 8
11 613 (7.66%) PowerShell
12 501 (6.26%) Scala
13 473 (5.91%) C++
14 357 (4.46%) Perl
15 275 (3.44%) ES6
16 264 (3.30%) C
17 260 (3.25%) TypeScript
18 230 (2.88%) Shell Script
19 142 (1.78%) Groovy
20 101 (1.26%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 818 (10.23%) Degree
2 315 (3.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 282 (3.53%) Security Cleared
4 128 (1.60%) AWS Certification
5 123 (1.54%) DV Cleared
6 118 (1.48%) Master's Degree
7 91 (1.14%) RHCE
8 89 (1.11%) SC Cleared
9 78 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
10 69 (0.86%) MCSE
11 67 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
12 61 (0.76%) CCNA
13 60 (0.75%) CISSP
13 60 (0.75%) RHCSA
14 57 (0.71%) SANS
15 51 (0.64%) CompTIA Security+
15 51 (0.64%) GIAC
15 51 (0.64%) Linux+ Certification
15 51 (0.64%) Network+ Certification
15 51 (0.64%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 437 (5.46%) QA
2 64 (0.80%) GDPR
3 38 (0.48%) SLA
4 32 (0.40%) PCI DSS
5 22 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 18 (0.23%) PMO
7 7 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 6 (0.075%) MiFID
8 6 (0.075%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.063%) PA-DSS
9 5 (0.063%) PSD2
10 4 (0.050%) COBIT
10 4 (0.050%) Data Quality
11 3 (0.038%) Cyber Essentials
11 3 (0.038%) SEPA
11 3 (0.038%) WCAG
12 2 (0.025%) COSO
12 2 (0.025%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 1 (0.013%) FedRAMP
13 1 (0.013%) IASME
System Software
1 410 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 181 (2.26%) Active Directory
3 138 (1.73%) Virtual Machines
4 133 (1.66%) vSphere
5 118 (1.48%) Hyper-V
6 117 (1.46%) VirtualBox
7 90 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
8 57 (0.71%) Xen
9 56 (0.70%) KVM
10 55 (0.69%) Varnish
11 44 (0.55%) LXC
12 41 (0.51%) oVirt
13 32 (0.40%) RHEV
14 30 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 29 (0.36%) HDFS
15 29 (0.36%) VMware NSX
16 23 (0.29%) Ceph
16 23 (0.29%) Samba
17 20 (0.25%) NFS
18 19 (0.24%) iptables
Systems Management
1 3,398 (42.49%) Kubernetes
2 2,458 (30.73%) Ansible
3 2,052 (25.66%) Puppet
4 1,536 (19.20%) Opscode Chef
5 1,528 (19.10%) Terraform
6 441 (5.51%) Docker Swarm
7 322 (4.03%) Salt
8 273 (3.41%) Packer
9 271 (3.39%) Nagios
10 234 (2.93%) Prometheus
11 230 (2.88%) Grafana
12 197 (2.46%) Consul
13 188 (2.35%) ZABBIX
14 178 (2.23%) Graphite
15 166 (2.08%) Mesos
16 146 (1.83%) Rancher
17 98 (1.23%) Kibana
18 84 (1.05%) logstash
19 80 (1.00%) HAProxy
20 74 (0.93%) Opsview
Vendors
1 918 (11.48%) Google
2 595 (7.44%) Microsoft
3 584 (7.30%) Oracle
4 568 (7.10%) VMware
5 553 (6.91%) Red Hat
6 280 (3.50%) Splunk
7 207 (2.59%) IBM
8 179 (2.24%) New Relic
9 177 (2.21%) Atlassian
10 153 (1.91%) SAP
11 119 (1.49%) AppDynamics
12 99 (1.24%) SaltStack
13 90 (1.13%) Cisco
14 62 (0.78%) Hortonworks
15 58 (0.73%) Cloudera
16 57 (0.71%) Citrix
17 54 (0.68%) ServiceNow
18 52 (0.65%) Facebook
19 51 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
20 49 (0.61%) WorldPay