Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Docker
UK
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 100 213
Rank change year-on-year +50 +113 +290
Permanent jobs citing Docker 8,035 5,780 2,986
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.03% 3.22% 1.62%
As % of the System Software category 32.81% 24.80% 13.06%
Number of salaries quoted 6,578 4,802 2,528
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £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% - -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 24,490 23,306 22,858
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.33% 12.97% 12.37%
Number of salaries quoted 19,993 19,410 19,127
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 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +48 7,568 £62,500 +4.17% 1,605
London +38 4,446 £70,000 +3.70% 890
UK excluding London +75 3,420 £52,500 +5.00% 789
South East +42 981 £55,000 - 205
North of England +73 941 £50,000 - 229
North West +66 520 £50,000 +5.26% 113
East of England +71 391 £55,000 -4.35% 58
South West +41 386 £50,000 +11.11% 102
Yorkshire +49 369 £48,500 -3.00% 89
Midlands +53 367 £52,500 +5.00% 121
Scotland +58 217 £50,000 -4.76% 50
West Midlands +14 206 £52,500 +5.00% 70
East Midlands +81 161 £54,500 +3.81% 51
Wales +56 105 £52,500 +10.53% 16
North East +53 78 £50,000 -16.67% 27
Northern Ireland +3 48 £45,000 +15.38% 9

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 4,238 (52.74%) DevOps
2 4,024 (50.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3,993 (49.70%) Amazon AWS
4 3,622 (45.08%) Kubernetes
5 3,159 (39.32%) Linux
6 3,144 (39.13%) Java
7 3,116 (38.78%) Python
8 2,473 (30.78%) Jenkins
9 2,402 (29.89%) Ansible
10 2,277 (28.34%) Microsoft Azure
11 2,222 (27.65%) Microservices
12 2,075 (25.82%) JavaScript
13 1,938 (24.12%) Puppet
14 1,925 (23.96%) Git (software)
15 1,666 (20.73%) Continuous Integration
16 1,618 (20.14%) Software Engineering
17 1,549 (19.28%) Terraform
18 1,539 (19.15%) SQL
19 1,440 (17.92%) Opscode Chef
20 1,429 (17.78%) TDD
21 1,398 (17.40%) Finance
22 1,329 (16.54%) Node.js
23 1,231 (15.32%) Spring
24 1,182 (14.71%) C#
25 1,180 (14.69%) Bash Shell
26 1,155 (14.37%) Scrum
27 1,152 (14.34%) Google Cloud Platform
28 1,136 (14.14%) AngularJS
29 1,089 (13.55%) Web Services
30 1,084 (13.49%) 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
1 656 (8.16%) Elasticsearch
2 381 (4.74%) Apache
3 287 (3.57%) Tomcat
4 283 (3.52%) Confluence
5 274 (3.41%) Apache Spark
6 217 (2.70%) nginx
7 210 (2.61%) OpenStack
8 150 (1.87%) WebSphere
9 147 (1.83%) Cloud Foundry
10 136 (1.69%) WebLogic
11 128 (1.59%) Apache Solr
12 107 (1.33%) IIS
13 99 (1.23%) JBoss
14 83 (1.03%) CMS
15 81 (1.01%) Ethereum
16 67 (0.83%) WordPress
17 54 (0.67%) Apache Pig
18 46 (0.57%) SharePoint
19 41 (0.51%) WildFly
20 38 (0.47%) Drupal
Applications
1 16 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (0.087%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.087%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.075%) HipChat
5 5 (0.062%) Chatbot
6 4 (0.050%) Mingle
7 3 (0.037%) GIMP
7 3 (0.037%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (0.025%) Maya
8 2 (0.025%) Snapchat
9 1 (0.012%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.012%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.012%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.012%) InVision
9 1 (0.012%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 60 (0.75%) Distributed Ledger
2 44 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
3 24 (0.30%) Magento
4 23 (0.29%) Ripple
5 14 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
6 8 (0.100%) Oracle Applications
6 8 (0.100%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 6 (0.075%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.062%) Eagle PACE
8 5 (0.062%) Front Arena
8 5 (0.062%) SAP Hybris
8 5 (0.062%) thinkFolio
9 4 (0.050%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 4 (0.050%) R3 Corda
10 2 (0.025%) Dynamics CRM
10 2 (0.025%) Odoo
10 2 (0.025%) SAP Business One
11 1 (0.012%) BigMachines
11 1 (0.012%) NetSuite
11 1 (0.012%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3,993 (49.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2,277 (28.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 1,152 (14.34%) Google Cloud Platform
4 521 (6.48%) GitHub
5 476 (5.92%) SaaS
6 431 (5.36%) AWS CloudFormation
7 414 (5.15%) PaaS
8 378 (4.70%) OpenShift
9 365 (4.54%) Serverless
10 343 (4.27%) Cloud Computing
11 306 (3.81%) Amazon EC2
12 271 (3.37%) Amazon S3
13 256 (3.19%) IaaS
14 250 (3.11%) AWS Lambda
15 152 (1.89%) IBM Cloud
16 131 (1.63%) npm
17 124 (1.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 91 (1.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 77 (0.96%) Amazon ELB
20 68 (0.85%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 349 (4.34%) Firewall
2 217 (2.70%) DNS
3 215 (2.68%) HTTP
4 202 (2.51%) TCP/IP
5 189 (2.35%) Internet
6 147 (1.83%) VPN
7 74 (0.92%) SSL
8 57 (0.71%) DHCP
9 44 (0.55%) VLAN
10 39 (0.49%) Network Security
11 38 (0.47%) SAN
12 31 (0.39%) WAN
13 30 (0.37%) SSH
14 29 (0.36%) VoIP
15 28 (0.35%) AMQP
15 28 (0.35%) LAN
16 27 (0.34%) BIG-IP
17 19 (0.24%) HTTPS
18 16 (0.20%) SMTP
19 15 (0.19%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 909 (11.31%) NoSQL
2 895 (11.14%) MySQL
3 759 (9.45%) PostgreSQL
4 658 (8.19%) MongoDB
5 617 (7.68%) SQL Server
6 512 (6.37%) Big Data
7 361 (4.49%) Relational Database
8 343 (4.27%) Hadoop
9 332 (4.13%) Redis
10 313 (3.90%) Apache Cassandra
11 214 (2.66%) Blockchain
12 204 (2.54%) Amazon RDS
13 160 (1.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 112 (1.39%) RDBMS
15 99 (1.23%) Apache Hive
16 93 (1.16%) Neo4j
17 89 (1.11%) MariaDB
18 83 (1.03%) Oracle Database
19 68 (0.85%) Amazon Redshift
20 67 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2,473 (30.78%) Jenkins
2 1,925 (23.96%) Git (software)
3 752 (9.36%) JIRA
4 629 (7.83%) Maven
5 484 (6.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 471 (5.86%) TeamCity
7 447 (5.56%) Selenium
8 383 (4.77%) Vagrant
9 352 (4.38%) Subversion
10 341 (4.24%) Gradle
11 339 (4.22%) Cucumber
12 311 (3.87%) Octopus Deploy
13 293 (3.65%) GitLab
14 275 (3.42%) Bitbucket
15 244 (3.04%) JUnit
16 192 (2.39%) Sonatype Nexus
17 176 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
18 170 (2.12%) Visual Studio Team System
19 153 (1.90%) Travis CI
20 151 (1.88%) gulp
General
1 1,398 (17.40%) Finance
2 369 (4.59%) Retail
3 348 (4.33%) Banking
4 266 (3.31%) Games
5 224 (2.79%) Marketing
6 194 (2.41%) Telecoms
7 159 (1.98%) Law
8 110 (1.37%) Manufacturing
9 102 (1.27%) Advertising
10 100 (1.24%) Financial Institution
11 96 (1.19%) Electronics
12 87 (1.08%) Front Office
13 85 (1.06%) Investment Banking
14 69 (0.86%) Publishing
15 49 (0.61%) Back Office
16 41 (0.51%) Automotive
17 31 (0.39%) Legal
18 30 (0.37%) Retail Banking
19 22 (0.27%) Military
20 16 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2,853 (35.51%) Developer
2 2,036 (25.34%) DevOps Engineer
3 1,102 (13.71%) Java Developer
4 733 (9.12%) Senior Developer
5 675 (8.40%) Software Engineer
6 526 (6.55%) Architect
7 464 (5.77%) AWS Engineer
8 414 (5.15%) AWS DevOps
9 409 (5.09%) Senior DevOps
10 372 (4.63%) Senior Java Developer
11 357 (4.44%) Java Engineer
12 356 (4.43%) Linux Engineer
13 347 (4.32%) Cloud Engineer
14 331 (4.12%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 330 (4.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 324 (4.03%) .NET Developer
17 285 (3.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
18 260 (3.24%) C# Developer
19 259 (3.22%) Software Developer
20 258 (3.21%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,329 (16.54%) Node.js
2 1,231 (15.32%) Spring
3 1,136 (14.14%) AngularJS
4 1,089 (13.55%) Web Services
5 1,022 (12.72%) HTML
6 1,011 (12.58%) .NET
7 1,003 (12.48%) React
8 880 (10.95%) CSS
9 824 (10.26%) REST
10 811 (10.09%) RESTful
11 730 (9.09%) Spring Boot
12 561 (6.98%) Kafka
13 474 (5.90%) HTML5
14 380 (4.73%) .NET Core
15 377 (4.69%) RabbitMQ
16 353 (4.39%) Elastic Stack
17 334 (4.16%) ASP.NET
18 314 (3.91%) Hibernate
19 308 (3.83%) jQuery
20 288 (3.58%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 653 (8.13%) Fintech
2 554 (6.89%) Greenfield Project
3 340 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
4 330 (4.11%) Public Cloud
5 305 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
6 294 (3.66%) User Experience
7 243 (3.02%) Self-Motivation
8 234 (2.91%) Data Centre
9 202 (2.51%) Cloud Native
10 196 (2.44%) Mobile App
11 184 (2.29%) Hybrid Cloud
12 141 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
13 124 (1.54%) Algorithms
14 107 (1.33%) Blog
15 90 (1.12%) Data Structures
16 89 (1.11%) Hedge funds
17 78 (0.97%) Virtual Team
18 71 (0.88%) NHS
19 69 (0.86%) Bitcoin
20 63 (0.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3,159 (39.32%) Linux
2 915 (11.39%) Windows
3 537 (6.68%) Unix
4 355 (4.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 352 (4.38%) CentOS
6 266 (3.31%) Ubuntu
7 204 (2.54%) Android
7 204 (2.54%) Windows Server
8 149 (1.85%) Apple iOS
9 86 (1.07%) CoreOS
10 83 (1.03%) Debian
11 80 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 57 (0.71%) VMS
13 48 (0.60%) Mac OS X
14 45 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
15 44 (0.55%) Fedora
16 43 (0.54%) DC/OS
17 37 (0.46%) Windows 10
18 35 (0.44%) Solaris
19 29 (0.36%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,238 (52.74%) DevOps
2 4,024 (50.08%) Agile Software Development
3 2,222 (27.65%) Microservices
4 1,666 (20.73%) Continuous Integration
5 1,618 (20.14%) Software Engineering
6 1,429 (17.78%) TDD
7 1,155 (14.37%) Scrum
8 1,084 (13.49%) Configuration Management
9 1,041 (12.96%) Test Automation
10 921 (11.46%) Open Source
11 889 (11.06%) Continuous Delivery
12 736 (9.16%) BDD
13 620 (7.72%) Problem-Solving
14 615 (7.65%) Computer Science
15 482 (6.00%) Mentoring
16 477 (5.94%) Deployment Automation
17 469 (5.84%) Machine Learning
18 468 (5.82%) MVC
19 464 (5.77%) OO
20 411 (5.12%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3,144 (39.13%) Java
2 3,116 (38.78%) Python
3 2,075 (25.82%) JavaScript
4 1,539 (19.15%) SQL
5 1,182 (14.71%) C#
6 1,180 (14.69%) Bash Shell
7 951 (11.84%) Ruby
8 822 (10.23%) Go
9 688 (8.56%) PHP
10 638 (7.94%) Java 8
11 625 (7.78%) PowerShell
12 485 (6.04%) C++
13 442 (5.50%) Scala
14 319 (3.97%) Perl
15 309 (3.85%) TypeScript
16 255 (3.17%) C
17 246 (3.06%) ES6
18 228 (2.84%) Shell Script
19 152 (1.89%) Groovy
20 118 (1.47%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 804 (10.01%) Degree
2 325 (4.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 260 (3.24%) Security Cleared
4 138 (1.72%) AWS Certification
5 105 (1.31%) SC Cleared
6 103 (1.28%) Master's Degree
7 99 (1.23%) DV Cleared
8 87 (1.08%) RHCE
9 69 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
10 60 (0.75%) MCSE
11 59 (0.73%) RHCSA
12 49 (0.61%) CISSP
13 48 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
14 42 (0.52%) CCNA
14 42 (0.52%) SANS
15 41 (0.51%) CompTIA Security+
16 39 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
17 38 (0.47%) Linux+ Certification
17 38 (0.47%) Network+ Certification
17 38 (0.47%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 426 (5.30%) QA
2 77 (0.96%) GDPR
3 40 (0.50%) SLA
4 22 (0.27%) PCI DSS
5 21 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (0.19%) PMO
7 10 (0.12%) MiFID
8 8 (0.100%) PSD2
9 7 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 6 (0.075%) Data Quality
10 6 (0.075%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.062%) Disclosure Scotland
12 4 (0.050%) COBIT
13 3 (0.037%) SEPA
13 3 (0.037%) WCAG
14 2 (0.025%) COSO
14 2 (0.025%) FedRAMP
14 2 (0.025%) PA-DSS
15 1 (0.012%) Cyber Essentials
15 1 (0.012%) IASME
System Software
1 387 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 196 (2.44%) Active Directory
3 125 (1.56%) Hyper-V
4 115 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
5 107 (1.33%) vSphere
6 99 (1.23%) VirtualBox
7 79 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
8 60 (0.75%) Varnish
9 50 (0.62%) Xen
10 46 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 41 (0.51%) oVirt
12 39 (0.49%) LXC
13 35 (0.44%) HDFS
14 30 (0.37%) RHEV
15 29 (0.36%) KVM
16 27 (0.34%) iptables
17 24 (0.30%) etcd
17 24 (0.30%) pfSense
18 22 (0.27%) VMware NSX
19 20 (0.25%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3,622 (45.08%) Kubernetes
2 2,402 (29.89%) Ansible
3 1,938 (24.12%) Puppet
4 1,549 (19.28%) Terraform
5 1,440 (17.92%) Opscode Chef
6 409 (5.09%) Docker Swarm
7 287 (3.57%) Prometheus
8 272 (3.39%) Salt
9 267 (3.32%) Packer
10 245 (3.05%) Grafana
11 229 (2.85%) Nagios
12 201 (2.50%) Consul
13 176 (2.19%) Graphite
14 174 (2.17%) Mesos
15 170 (2.12%) ZABBIX
16 120 (1.49%) Rancher
17 112 (1.39%) Kibana
18 93 (1.16%) logstash
19 86 (1.07%) HAProxy
20 66 (0.82%) Opsview
Vendors
1 909 (11.31%) Google
2 581 (7.23%) Microsoft
3 570 (7.09%) Oracle
4 556 (6.92%) Red Hat
5 526 (6.55%) VMware
6 293 (3.65%) Splunk
7 191 (2.38%) IBM
8 172 (2.14%) Atlassian
9 158 (1.97%) SAP
10 144 (1.79%) New Relic
11 114 (1.42%) AppDynamics
12 88 (1.10%) SaltStack
13 73 (0.91%) Cisco
14 62 (0.77%) Hortonworks
15 55 (0.68%) WorldPay
16 52 (0.65%) Cloudera
17 48 (0.60%) Citrix
18 47 (0.58%) ForgeRock
19 46 (0.57%) F5
20 45 (0.56%) Facebook