Period
to 2 December 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 2 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Docker
UK
6 months to
2 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 20 22 35
Rank change year-on-year +2 +13 +19
Permanent jobs citing Docker 12,813 5,125 8,647
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 9.93% 9.20% 6.44%
As % of the System Software category 56.06% 49.45% 37.49%
Number of salaries quoted 8,045 4,500 7,198
10th Percentile £43,750 £40,000 £38,750
25th Percentile £52,500 £48,750 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% - +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £80,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +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 22,855 10,364 23,066
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.72% 18.61% 17.17%
Number of salaries quoted 16,005 8,936 19,261
10th Percentile £28,250 £29,750 £25,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £86,250 £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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +2 11,396 £70,000 +7.69% 1,790
London 0 6,742 £80,000 +6.67% 944
UK excluding London 0 5,037 £60,000 +9.09% 927
Work from Home +2 3,573 £70,000 +16.67% 447
North of England +8 1,505 £57,500 +4.55% 236
South East -3 1,401 £62,500 +4.17% 211
North West +6 713 £60,000 +9.09% 140
Midlands +5 704 £60,000 +9.09% 160
Yorkshire +7 673 £57,500 +4.55% 71
South West -7 584 £57,000 +12.87% 137
West Midlands -1 523 £60,000 +9.09% 113
Scotland -1 372 £65,000 +30.00% 62
East of England -25 242 £57,500 - 81
Wales +7 202 £50,000 +5.26% 30
East Midlands +8 180 £60,000 +26.32% 47
North East +9 120 £50,000 -9.09% 25
Northern Ireland -16 63 £75,000 +42.86% 10
Isle of Man - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 8,211 (64.08%) Kubernetes
2 6,564 (51.23%) AWS
3 6,209 (48.46%) Agile Software Development
4 5,986 (46.72%) DevOps
5 4,492 (35.06%) Python
6 4,347 (33.93%) Software Engineering
7 4,292 (33.50%) Java
8 4,281 (33.41%) Terraform
9 4,144 (32.34%) Azure
10 4,108 (32.06%) JavaScript
11 3,818 (29.80%) Microservices
12 3,483 (27.18%) React
13 3,104 (24.23%) Git (software)
14 3,008 (23.48%) Jenkins
15 2,823 (22.03%) Finance
16 2,730 (21.31%) Linux
17 2,605 (20.33%) Node.js
18 2,444 (19.07%) GCP
19 2,428 (18.95%) SQL
20 2,356 (18.39%) Social Skills
21 2,271 (17.72%) Full Stack Development
22 2,249 (17.55%) C#
23 2,244 (17.51%) TDD
24 2,097 (16.37%) Ansible
25 2,010 (15.69%) TypeScript
26 1,923 (15.01%) Infrastructure as Code
27 1,872 (14.61%) Serverless
28 1,824 (14.24%) .NET
29 1,816 (14.17%) Go
30 1,763 (13.76%) Scrum

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
1 838 (6.54%) Elasticsearch
2 410 (3.20%) Confluence
3 401 (3.13%) Apache Spark
4 328 (2.56%) Apache
5 207 (1.62%) nginx
6 177 (1.38%) Apache Airflow
7 134 (1.05%) CMS
8 126 (0.98%) Tomcat
9 79 (0.62%) Apache Solr
10 74 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
11 67 (0.52%) IIS
12 61 (0.48%) OpenStack
13 60 (0.47%) Jupyter
14 56 (0.44%) JBoss
15 53 (0.41%) WordPress
16 34 (0.27%) Ethereum
17 29 (0.23%) Drupal
17 29 (0.23%) Tornado
18 26 (0.20%) IBM Domino
19 24 (0.19%) Luigi
Applications
1 48 (0.37%) Sketch
2 43 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
3 37 (0.29%) Figma
4 30 (0.23%) InVision
5 18 (0.14%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.11%) Photoshop
7 13 (0.10%) Microsoft Excel
8 11 (0.086%) GIMP
9 10 (0.078%) Adobe Illustrator
9 10 (0.078%) Chatbot
10 5 (0.039%) Adobe XD
11 4 (0.031%) Microsoft Office
12 2 (0.016%) Maple
12 2 (0.016%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 1 (0.008%) InDesign
13 1 (0.008%) Weka
Business Applications
1 35 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
2 32 (0.25%) Magento
3 28 (0.22%) Distributed Ledger
4 24 (0.19%) Shopify
5 18 (0.14%) R3 Corda
6 13 (0.10%) Sentinel
7 9 (0.070%) MetaTrader
7 9 (0.070%) Oracle BPM
8 8 (0.062%) Dynamics CRM
9 7 (0.055%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 3 (0.023%) NetSuite
11 1 (0.008%) Dynamics NAV
11 1 (0.008%) FINCAD Analytics
11 1 (0.008%) Primavera
11 1 (0.008%) Relativity
11 1 (0.008%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.008%) SunGard APT
11 1 (0.008%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 6,564 (51.23%) AWS
2 4,144 (32.34%) Azure
3 2,444 (19.07%) GCP
4 1,872 (14.61%) Serverless
5 1,339 (10.45%) GitHub
6 1,159 (9.05%) SaaS
7 981 (7.66%) AWS CloudFormation
8 880 (6.87%) AWS Lambda
9 756 (5.90%) OpenShift
10 612 (4.78%) Amazon S3
11 544 (4.25%) Amazon ECS
12 542 (4.23%) PaaS
13 473 (3.69%) Amazon EKS
14 409 (3.19%) Amazon SQS
15 377 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
16 354 (2.76%) IaaS
17 313 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
18 288 (2.25%) npm
19 195 (1.52%) GitHub Actions
20 182 (1.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 422 (3.29%) HTTP
2 275 (2.15%) Firewall
3 213 (1.66%) DNS
4 148 (1.16%) VPN
5 135 (1.05%) Internet
6 107 (0.84%) Kerberos
7 101 (0.79%) TCP/IP
8 63 (0.49%) SSL
9 61 (0.48%) Broadband
9 61 (0.48%) Network Security
10 52 (0.41%) IPv6
11 51 (0.40%) IPv4
11 51 (0.40%) SSH
12 45 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
13 42 (0.33%) AMQP
14 40 (0.31%) DHCP
15 34 (0.27%) SMTP
16 31 (0.24%) WAN
17 30 (0.23%) MQTT
18 28 (0.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,627 (12.70%) PostgreSQL
2 1,465 (11.43%) NoSQL
3 1,460 (11.39%) MySQL
4 1,092 (8.52%) MongoDB
5 879 (6.86%) Redis
6 761 (5.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 755 (5.89%) Relational Database
8 745 (5.81%) Big Data
9 720 (5.62%) SQL Server
10 501 (3.91%) Amazon RDS
11 292 (2.28%) Apache Cassandra
12 284 (2.22%) Hadoop
13 243 (1.90%) Amazon Aurora
14 189 (1.48%) RDBMS
15 169 (1.32%) Azure SQL Database
16 162 (1.26%) Amazon Athena
17 153 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
18 142 (1.11%) Blockchain
19 127 (0.99%) Data Lake
20 124 (0.97%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 3,104 (24.23%) Git (software)
2 3,008 (23.48%) Jenkins
3 880 (6.87%) GitLab
4 855 (6.67%) JIRA
5 523 (4.08%) Maven
6 434 (3.39%) Selenium
7 424 (3.31%) webpack
8 401 (3.13%) CircleCI
9 388 (3.03%) TeamCity
10 356 (2.78%) Cypress.io
11 333 (2.60%) Octopus Deploy
12 305 (2.38%) Bitbucket
13 287 (2.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 257 (2.01%) JUnit
15 237 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
16 231 (1.80%) Gradle
17 216 (1.69%) Cucumber
18 203 (1.58%) SonarQube
19 199 (1.55%) Artifactory
20 179 (1.40%) Postman
General
1 2,823 (22.03%) Finance
2 2,356 (18.39%) Social Skills
3 653 (5.10%) Retail
4 549 (4.28%) Banking
5 537 (4.19%) Games
6 501 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
7 432 (3.37%) Marketing
8 355 (2.77%) Public Sector
9 345 (2.69%) Front Office
10 261 (2.04%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 220 (1.72%) Law
12 203 (1.58%) Telecoms
13 170 (1.33%) Legal
14 148 (1.16%) Manufacturing
15 141 (1.10%) Advertising
16 136 (1.06%) Automotive
17 135 (1.05%) Financial Institution
18 127 (0.99%) Presentation Skills
19 116 (0.91%) Organisational Skills
20 86 (0.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4,862 (37.95%) Developer
2 2,187 (17.07%) Software Engineer
3 2,152 (16.80%) DevOps Engineer
4 1,128 (8.80%) Senior Developer
5 1,025 (8.00%) Java Developer
6 745 (5.81%) Full Stack Developer
7 740 (5.78%) AWS Engineer
8 727 (5.67%) Senior Software Engineer
9 611 (4.77%) Architect
10 567 (4.43%) AWS DevOps
11 539 (4.21%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 531 (4.14%) React Developer
13 528 (4.12%) Senior DevOps
14 512 (4.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 497 (3.88%) Python Developer
16 439 (3.43%) Java Engineer
17 418 (3.26%) Software Developer
18 411 (3.21%) C# Developer
19 407 (3.18%) PHP Developer
20 404 (3.15%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,483 (27.18%) React
2 2,605 (20.33%) Node.js
3 1,824 (14.24%) .NET
4 1,736 (13.55%) Spring
5 1,643 (12.82%) REST
6 1,588 (12.39%) Kafka
7 1,428 (11.14%) AngularJS
8 1,351 (10.54%) RESTful
9 1,349 (10.53%) Web Services
10 1,307 (10.20%) HTML
11 1,248 (9.74%) CSS
12 1,152 (8.99%) Spring Boot
13 1,028 (8.02%) GraphQL
14 1,026 (8.01%) .NET Core
15 873 (6.81%) Vue.js
16 627 (4.89%) Django
17 571 (4.46%) RabbitMQ
18 547 (4.27%) Redux
19 499 (3.89%) HTML5
20 443 (3.46%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 913 (7.13%) Greenfield Project
2 839 (6.55%) User Experience
3 730 (5.70%) Cloud Native
4 578 (4.51%) Algorithms
5 428 (3.34%) Self-Motivation
6 421 (3.29%) Virtual Team
7 415 (3.24%) Public Cloud
8 331 (2.58%) Mobile App
9 275 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
10 243 (1.90%) Data Structures
11 240 (1.87%) Social Media
12 223 (1.74%) Linux Command Line
13 219 (1.71%) Data Centre
14 217 (1.69%) Hedge funds
15 158 (1.23%) Legacy Code
16 151 (1.18%) Fixed Income
17 146 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 139 (1.08%) Legacy Systems
19 138 (1.08%) Blog
20 134 (1.05%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2,730 (21.31%) Linux
2 692 (5.40%) Windows
3 458 (3.57%) Unix
4 207 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 187 (1.46%) Android
6 178 (1.39%) CentOS
7 154 (1.20%) Windows Server
8 135 (1.05%) Apple iOS
9 128 (1.00%) Ubuntu
10 69 (0.54%) Debian
11 55 (0.43%) Mesosphere
12 52 (0.41%) Mac OS
13 51 (0.40%) VMS
14 29 (0.23%) Alpine Linux
15 26 (0.20%) Windows Server 2016
15 26 (0.20%) Windows Server 2019
16 24 (0.19%) Fedora
17 22 (0.17%) CoreOS
18 20 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
19 19 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,209 (48.46%) Agile Software Development
2 5,986 (46.72%) DevOps
3 4,347 (33.93%) Software Engineering
4 3,818 (29.80%) Microservices
5 2,271 (17.72%) Full Stack Development
6 2,244 (17.51%) TDD
7 1,923 (15.01%) Infrastructure as Code
8 1,763 (13.76%) Scrum
9 1,709 (13.34%) Test Automation
10 1,693 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
11 1,539 (12.01%) Problem-Solving
12 1,363 (10.64%) Mentoring
13 1,275 (9.95%) Analytics
14 1,128 (8.80%) Computer Science
15 1,118 (8.73%) Open Source
16 1,109 (8.66%) Fintech
17 1,014 (7.91%) Machine Learning
18 929 (7.25%) BDD
19 900 (7.02%) Configuration Management
20 852 (6.65%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4,492 (35.06%) Python
2 4,292 (33.50%) Java
3 4,108 (32.06%) JavaScript
4 2,428 (18.95%) SQL
5 2,249 (17.55%) C#
6 2,010 (15.69%) TypeScript
7 1,816 (14.17%) Go
8 1,118 (8.73%) PHP
9 1,108 (8.65%) Bash Shell
10 712 (5.56%) Ruby
11 698 (5.45%) Scala
12 683 (5.33%) PowerShell
13 672 (5.24%) Java 8
14 621 (4.85%) Kotlin
15 487 (3.80%) C++
16 372 (2.90%) ES6
17 270 (2.11%) Groovy
18 213 (1.66%) C
19 212 (1.65%) Java 11
20 206 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1,232 (9.62%) Degree
2 666 (5.20%) Security Cleared
3 622 (4.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 556 (4.34%) SC Cleared
5 197 (1.54%) AWS Certification
6 129 (1.01%) Master's Degree
7 73 (0.57%) PhD
8 46 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
9 40 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 39 (0.30%) DBS Check
11 24 (0.19%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 23 (0.18%) CESG Certified Professional
12 23 (0.18%) DV Cleared
13 21 (0.16%) RHCE
14 17 (0.13%) HND
15 16 (0.12%) SANS
16 13 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
17 12 (0.094%) ITIL Certification
17 12 (0.094%) OCP
18 9 (0.070%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 897 (7.00%) QA
2 167 (1.30%) Accessibility
3 91 (0.71%) GDPR
4 64 (0.50%) Data Quality
5 38 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 35 (0.27%) SLA
7 29 (0.23%) PCI DSS
8 26 (0.20%) NIST
8 26 (0.20%) PSD2
9 24 (0.19%) IASME
9 24 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 24 (0.19%) WCAG
10 21 (0.16%) GxP
11 15 (0.12%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 13 (0.10%) GRC
13 6 (0.047%) ISO 15022
13 6 (0.047%) ISO 20022
14 5 (0.039%) HIPAA
15 4 (0.031%) DICOM
16 3 (0.023%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 174 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 152 (1.19%) Active Directory
3 107 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
4 76 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 49 (0.38%) KVM
6 42 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
7 33 (0.26%) Varnish
8 32 (0.25%) Hyper-V
9 27 (0.21%) vSphere
10 26 (0.20%) VirtualBox
11 19 (0.15%) Firmware
11 19 (0.15%) ISA Server
12 17 (0.13%) NFS
13 16 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
14 15 (0.12%) XenApp
15 13 (0.10%) HDFS
15 13 (0.10%) XenDesktop
16 12 (0.094%) LXC
17 10 (0.078%) Ceph
17 10 (0.078%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8,211 (64.08%) Kubernetes
2 4,281 (33.41%) Terraform
3 2,097 (16.37%) Ansible
4 1,031 (8.05%) Puppet
5 830 (6.48%) Opscode Chef
6 535 (4.18%) Grafana
7 521 (4.07%) Prometheus
8 174 (1.36%) Packer
9 169 (1.32%) Istio
10 151 (1.18%) Docker Swarm
11 127 (0.99%) Kibana
12 125 (0.98%) Rancher
13 120 (0.94%) Consul
14 81 (0.63%) logstash
15 79 (0.62%) Graphite
16 78 (0.61%) Nagios
17 58 (0.45%) HAProxy
18 55 (0.43%) ZABBIX
19 52 (0.41%) Salt
20 48 (0.37%) Opsgenie
Vendors
1 1,112 (8.68%) Google
2 722 (5.63%) Microsoft
3 564 (4.40%) Oracle
4 316 (2.47%) Red Hat
5 252 (1.97%) VMware
6 249 (1.94%) Splunk
7 182 (1.42%) New Relic
8 139 (1.08%) SaltStack
9 128 (1.00%) IBM
10 105 (0.82%) SAP
11 85 (0.66%) Samsung
12 74 (0.58%) Atlassian
13 71 (0.55%) Apple
14 62 (0.48%) Zend
15 56 (0.44%) LexisNexis
16 55 (0.43%) Adobe
16 55 (0.43%) Dynatrace
17 53 (0.41%) Cloudera
18 49 (0.38%) Databricks
19 44 (0.34%) BT