Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Docker
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 185 409
Rank change year-on-year +105 +224 +692
Permanent jobs citing Docker 6,305 3,203 1,653
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.60% 1.82% 0.78%
As % of the System Software category 26.87% 14.87% 6.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5,143 2,683 1,409
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 23,467 21,540 24,945
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.40% 12.26% 11.82%
Number of salaries quoted 19,372 17,879 21,044
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +106 5,954 £60,000 - 1,153
London +47 3,428 £67,500 +8.00% 630
UK excluding London +174 2,774 £50,000 - 559
South East +137 778 £55,000 +10.00% 138
North of England +155 650 £50,000 - 158
Midlands +110 383 £50,000 - 85
North West +120 379 £48,500 -2.02% 84
East of England +167 359 £57,500 - 83
South West +98 349 £47,500 +11.76% 58
West Midlands +84 256 £46,250 -7.50% 44
Yorkshire +135 253 £50,000 -9.09% 68
Scotland +80 183 £50,000 - 23
East Midlands +81 127 £50,000 +2.56% 41
Wales +47 45 £50,000 +5.26% 10
Northern Ireland +17 34 £39,500 -21.00% 4
North East -16 18 £60,000 +100.00% 6

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 3,252 (51.58%) DevOps
2 3,194 (50.66%) Agile Software Development
3 3,131 (49.66%) Amazon AWS
4 2,613 (41.44%) Linux
5 2,510 (39.81%) Python
6 2,497 (39.60%) Java
7 2,221 (35.23%) Jenkins
8 2,059 (32.66%) Kubernetes
9 1,949 (30.91%) Ansible
10 1,885 (29.90%) JavaScript
11 1,868 (29.63%) Puppet
12 1,572 (24.93%) Opscode Chef
13 1,546 (24.52%) Microsoft Azure
14 1,526 (24.20%) Git (software)
15 1,470 (23.31%) Microservices
16 1,464 (23.22%) Continuous Integration
17 1,249 (19.81%) SQL
17 1,249 (19.81%) TDD
18 1,219 (19.33%) Node.js
19 1,207 (19.14%) Software Engineering
20 1,101 (17.46%) NoSQL
21 1,066 (16.91%) Finance
22 1,030 (16.34%) AngularJS
23 1,003 (15.91%) Web Services
24 996 (15.80%) Ruby
25 972 (15.42%) MySQL
26 967 (15.34%) Terraform
27 964 (15.29%) HTML
28 961 (15.24%) Scrum
29 938 (14.88%) Spring

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
1 691 (10.96%) Elasticsearch
2 411 (6.52%) Apache Spark
3 367 (5.82%) Apache
4 360 (5.71%) OpenStack
5 273 (4.33%) nginx
6 259 (4.11%) Confluence
7 235 (3.73%) Tomcat
8 125 (1.98%) Apache Solr
9 123 (1.95%) JBoss
10 110 (1.74%) CMS
11 101 (1.60%) Cloud Foundry
12 69 (1.09%) Jetty
13 68 (1.08%) WebSphere
14 58 (0.92%) IIS
15 53 (0.84%) Ethereum
16 52 (0.82%) Apache Pig
17 50 (0.79%) WebLogic
18 48 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 37 (0.59%) SharePoint
19 37 (0.59%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
2 11 (0.17%) Photoshop
3 10 (0.16%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (0.095%) GIMP
6 4 (0.063%) 3ds Max
6 4 (0.063%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.063%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.063%) Maya
7 3 (0.048%) HipChat
8 2 (0.032%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.032%) InVision
8 2 (0.032%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (0.016%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 40 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (0.56%) Distributed Ledger
3 21 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
4 18 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
5 15 (0.24%) Magento
6 9 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
7 8 (0.13%) NetSuite
8 7 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.063%) BusinessWorks
9 4 (0.063%) Unit4 Business World
9 4 (0.063%) Workday HCM
10 2 (0.032%) Quorum
10 2 (0.032%) Sage 200
11 1 (0.016%) R3 Corda
11 1 (0.016%) Sage 50
11 1 (0.016%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 1 (0.016%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3,131 (49.66%) Amazon AWS
2 1,546 (24.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 508 (8.06%) Google Cloud Platform
4 433 (6.87%) SaaS
5 369 (5.85%) GitHub
6 359 (5.69%) Amazon EC2
7 331 (5.25%) AWS CloudFormation
8 284 (4.50%) PaaS
9 276 (4.38%) OpenShift
10 266 (4.22%) IaaS
11 249 (3.95%) Cloud Computing
12 245 (3.89%) Amazon S3
13 179 (2.84%) Serverless
14 173 (2.74%) npm
15 117 (1.86%) AWS Lambda
16 83 (1.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 83 (1.32%) Slack
17 82 (1.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 78 (1.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 73 (1.16%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 283 (4.49%) Firewall
2 233 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 186 (2.95%) DNS
4 167 (2.65%) HTTP
5 150 (2.38%) VPN
6 143 (2.27%) Internet
7 72 (1.14%) DHCP
8 58 (0.92%) WAN
9 57 (0.90%) SSL
10 42 (0.67%) AMQP
10 42 (0.67%) SMTP
11 40 (0.63%) SAN
12 39 (0.62%) LAN
13 26 (0.41%) Kerberos
13 26 (0.41%) SSH
14 25 (0.40%) VLAN
15 23 (0.36%) NAS
15 23 (0.36%) Network Security
16 22 (0.35%) Broadband
16 22 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,101 (17.46%) NoSQL
2 972 (15.42%) MySQL
3 923 (14.64%) MongoDB
4 777 (12.32%) PostgreSQL
5 601 (9.53%) Big Data
6 494 (7.84%) SQL Server
7 446 (7.07%) Hadoop
8 442 (7.01%) Redis
9 366 (5.80%) Relational Database
10 337 (5.34%) Apache Cassandra
11 200 (3.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 154 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
13 131 (2.08%) RDBMS
14 114 (1.81%) Apache Hive
15 111 (1.76%) Blockchain
16 100 (1.59%) HBase
17 97 (1.54%) Couchbase
18 72 (1.14%) MariaDB
19 66 (1.05%) Neo4j
20 57 (0.90%) Riak
Development Applications
1 2,221 (35.23%) Jenkins
2 1,526 (24.20%) Git (software)
3 633 (10.04%) Maven
4 581 (9.21%) JIRA
5 448 (7.11%) Vagrant
6 413 (6.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 391 (6.20%) TeamCity
8 293 (4.65%) Subversion
9 288 (4.57%) Selenium
10 273 (4.33%) Gradle
11 268 (4.25%) Cucumber
12 216 (3.43%) gulp
13 213 (3.38%) Octopus Deploy
14 193 (3.06%) webpack
15 188 (2.98%) Sonatype Nexus
16 180 (2.85%) JUnit
17 179 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
18 158 (2.51%) Bitbucket
19 150 (2.38%) GitLab
20 138 (2.19%) Grunt
General
1 1,066 (16.91%) Finance
2 333 (5.28%) Games
3 309 (4.90%) Banking
4 241 (3.82%) Retail
5 180 (2.85%) Marketing
6 170 (2.70%) Telecoms
7 113 (1.79%) Legal
8 93 (1.48%) Advertising
9 74 (1.17%) Electronics
10 68 (1.08%) Investment Banking
11 65 (1.03%) Law
12 62 (0.98%) Manufacturing
13 48 (0.76%) Publishing
14 33 (0.52%) Front Office
15 32 (0.51%) Financial Institution
16 30 (0.48%) Retail Banking
17 29 (0.46%) Back Office
18 27 (0.43%) Online Betting
19 19 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
20 11 (0.17%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2,397 (38.02%) Developer
2 1,571 (24.92%) DevOps Engineer
3 855 (13.56%) Java Developer
4 563 (8.93%) Senior Developer
5 513 (8.14%) Software Engineer
6 419 (6.65%) AWS Engineer
7 388 (6.15%) AWS DevOps
8 351 (5.57%) Architect
9 321 (5.09%) Linux Engineer
10 291 (4.62%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 290 (4.60%) Full Stack Developer
11 290 (4.60%) Java Engineer
12 287 (4.55%) Software Developer
13 286 (4.54%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 282 (4.47%) Cloud Engineer
15 274 (4.35%) Senior DevOps
16 251 (3.98%) .NET Developer
17 246 (3.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 238 (3.77%) C# Developer
19 232 (3.68%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,219 (19.33%) Node.js
2 1,030 (16.34%) AngularJS
3 1,003 (15.91%) Web Services
4 964 (15.29%) HTML
5 938 (14.88%) Spring
6 829 (13.15%) React
7 818 (12.97%) .NET
8 767 (12.16%) CSS
9 732 (11.61%) RESTful
10 664 (10.53%) REST
11 445 (7.06%) RabbitMQ
12 431 (6.84%) Kafka
13 427 (6.77%) HTML5
14 404 (6.41%) Hibernate
15 395 (6.26%) Spring Boot
16 292 (4.63%) jQuery
17 271 (4.30%) ASP.NET
18 232 (3.68%) CSS3
19 230 (3.65%) JSON
20 220 (3.49%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 484 (7.68%) Computer Science
2 419 (6.65%) Fintech
3 333 (5.28%) Greenfield Project
4 251 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
5 249 (3.95%) User Experience
6 227 (3.60%) Public Cloud
7 188 (2.98%) Linux Command Line
8 182 (2.89%) Data Centre
9 177 (2.81%) Mobile App
10 176 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
11 119 (1.89%) Private Cloud
12 116 (1.84%) Algorithms
13 94 (1.49%) Cloud Native
14 75 (1.19%) Cyberthreat
15 68 (1.08%) Management Information System
16 59 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
17 56 (0.89%) Clustering
18 51 (0.81%) Online Games
19 50 (0.79%) Data Structures
20 46 (0.73%) Bitcoin
Operating Systems
1 2,613 (41.44%) Linux
2 601 (9.53%) Windows
3 595 (9.44%) Unix
4 251 (3.98%) CentOS
5 249 (3.95%) Ubuntu
6 233 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 175 (2.78%) Android
8 164 (2.60%) Apple iOS
9 126 (2.00%) Windows Server
10 125 (1.98%) CoreOS
11 98 (1.55%) Debian
12 32 (0.51%) Mac OS X
13 28 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
14 26 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
15 25 (0.40%) Windows 10
16 22 (0.35%) VMS
17 19 (0.30%) AIX
17 19 (0.30%) Mac OS
17 19 (0.30%) Solaris
18 18 (0.29%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,252 (51.58%) DevOps
2 3,194 (50.66%) Agile Software Development
3 1,470 (23.31%) Microservices
4 1,464 (23.22%) Continuous Integration
5 1,249 (19.81%) TDD
6 1,207 (19.14%) Software Engineering
7 961 (15.24%) Scrum
8 886 (14.05%) Configuration Management
9 824 (13.07%) Test Automation
10 760 (12.05%) Open Source
11 691 (10.96%) Continuous Delivery
12 680 (10.79%) BDD
13 531 (8.42%) MVC
14 475 (7.53%) E-Commerce
15 464 (7.36%) Mentoring
16 436 (6.92%) Machine Learning
17 415 (6.58%) Analytics
18 413 (6.55%) SDLC
19 369 (5.85%) OO
20 359 (5.69%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 2,510 (39.81%) Python
2 2,497 (39.60%) Java
3 1,885 (29.90%) JavaScript
4 1,249 (19.81%) SQL
5 996 (15.80%) Ruby
6 888 (14.08%) Bash Shell
7 831 (13.18%) C#
8 680 (10.79%) PHP
9 530 (8.41%) Go
10 498 (7.90%) Scala
11 368 (5.84%) Perl
12 286 (4.54%) PowerShell
13 275 (4.36%) ES6
14 271 (4.30%) C++
15 196 (3.11%) Shell Script
16 153 (2.43%) C
17 143 (2.27%) Groovy
18 134 (2.13%) TypeScript
19 76 (1.21%) R
20 71 (1.13%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 574 (9.10%) Degree
2 290 (4.60%) Security Cleared
3 271 (4.30%) Computer Science Degree
4 117 (1.86%) SC Cleared
5 78 (1.24%) AWS Certification
6 53 (0.84%) Master's Degree
7 29 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 29 (0.46%) PhD
8 27 (0.43%) ISTQB
9 25 (0.40%) Sun Certification
10 23 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (0.36%) DV Cleared
11 21 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
12 19 (0.30%) CCNA
13 18 (0.29%) RHCE
13 18 (0.29%) SAFe Agilist
14 14 (0.22%) ISEB
15 13 (0.21%) MCSE
16 12 (0.19%) SANS
17 11 (0.17%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 319 (5.06%) QA
2 165 (2.62%) GCP
3 49 (0.78%) PCI DSS
4 21 (0.33%) SLA
5 14 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.17%) PSD2
7 7 (0.11%) PA-DSS
8 6 (0.095%) GDPR
9 5 (0.079%) Disclosure Scotland
9 5 (0.079%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.079%) SEPA
10 3 (0.048%) TickIT
11 2 (0.032%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.032%) PMO
12 1 (0.016%) BS7666
12 1 (0.016%) ISAE 3402
12 1 (0.016%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.016%) NIST 800
12 1 (0.016%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 266 (4.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 103 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
3 99 (1.57%) vSphere
4 83 (1.32%) Active Directory
5 72 (1.14%) Hyper-V
6 70 (1.11%) KVM
7 69 (1.09%) LXC
8 56 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
9 53 (0.84%) HDFS
10 51 (0.81%) Ceph
11 45 (0.71%) VirtualBox
12 29 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 28 (0.44%) VMware NSX
14 26 (0.41%) Xen
15 24 (0.38%) Varnish
16 21 (0.33%) iptables
17 20 (0.32%) Apache Flume
18 19 (0.30%) NFS
19 9 (0.14%) OpenAM
19 9 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2,059 (32.66%) Kubernetes
2 1,949 (30.91%) Ansible
3 1,868 (29.63%) Puppet
4 1,572 (24.93%) Opscode Chef
5 967 (15.34%) Terraform
6 244 (3.87%) Docker Swarm
7 237 (3.76%) Packer
8 222 (3.52%) Nagios
9 175 (2.78%) Salt
10 157 (2.49%) Mesos
11 152 (2.41%) Kibana
12 116 (1.84%) Prometheus
13 112 (1.78%) logstash
14 81 (1.28%) Consul
15 79 (1.25%) Rancher
16 76 (1.21%) Grafana
17 73 (1.16%) ZABBIX
18 67 (1.06%) Graphite
19 66 (1.05%) HAProxy
20 53 (0.84%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 582 (9.23%) Google
2 498 (7.90%) Oracle
3 480 (7.61%) VMware
4 415 (6.58%) Microsoft
5 324 (5.14%) Red Hat
6 208 (3.30%) Splunk
7 146 (2.32%) IBM
8 133 (2.11%) New Relic
9 117 (1.86%) Atlassian
10 112 (1.78%) SaltStack
11 103 (1.63%) SAP
12 80 (1.27%) AppDynamics
13 61 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
14 59 (0.94%) Cisco
15 52 (0.82%) Hortonworks
16 47 (0.75%) Cloudera
17 41 (0.65%) Zend
18 40 (0.63%) Apple
19 39 (0.62%) Twitter
20 37 (0.59%) Rackspace