Period
to 20 September 2020

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 20 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Docker
UK
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 22 33 59
Rank change year-on-year +11 +26 +60
Permanent jobs citing Docker 4,368 9,099 7,734
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 8.90% 6.44% 4.62%
As % of the System Software category 47.60% 37.19% 31.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4,323 8,138 6,732
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £95,600 £97,500 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 9,176 24,469 24,674
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.70% 17.32% 14.75%
Number of salaries quoted 7,670 20,020 20,146
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £49,019
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +2.00% +8.93%
10th Percentile £31,000 £25,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,820 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.16% - +10.39%

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 20 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Docker in the UK

Docker
Top 17 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 20 September 2020. 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 +10 4,131 £65,000 - 998
London +8 2,258 £75,000 - 458
UK excluding London +27 2,027 £55,000 +4.76% 585
Work from Home -1 618 £62,500 -7.41% 199
South East +14 611 £60,000 +9.09% 113
North of England +37 540 £52,500 +5.00% 216
South West +21 311 £51,593 -6.20% 77
North West +34 275 £55,000 +4.76% 138
Yorkshire +31 229 £52,500 +5.00% 57
Midlands +25 197 £52,500 +5.00% 68
East of England +51 176 £52,500 -4.55% 58
West Midlands +45 157 £55,000 +5.52% 52
Scotland +17 109 £54,750 +9.50% 27
Wales +26 64 £46,000 +8.24% 21
East Midlands -10 40 £43,500 -8.42% 16
North East +34 35 £50,000 +17.65% 21
Northern Ireland +14 22 £55,000 +22.22% 6

For the 6 months to 20 September 2020, 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 2,645 (60.55%) Kubernetes
2 2,292 (52.47%) DevOps
3 2,117 (48.47%) AWS
4 1,798 (41.16%) Agile Software Development
5 1,651 (37.80%) Python
6 1,425 (32.62%) Java
7 1,412 (32.33%) Azure
8 1,358 (31.09%) JavaScript
9 1,346 (30.82%) Microservices
10 1,131 (25.89%) Linux
11 1,118 (25.60%) Terraform
12 1,093 (25.02%) Jenkins
13 968 (22.16%) Software Engineering
14 961 (22.00%) Ansible
15 939 (21.50%) Finance
16 876 (20.05%) Git (software)
17 855 (19.57%) SQL
18 815 (18.66%) TDD
19 787 (18.02%) C#
20 751 (17.19%) .NET
21 732 (16.76%) Node.js
22 719 (16.46%) React
23 709 (16.23%) GCP
24 646 (14.79%) Scrum
25 586 (13.42%) AngularJS
26 540 (12.36%) SQL Server
27 522 (11.95%) Puppet
28 515 (11.79%) NoSQL
29 502 (11.49%) Web Services
30 500 (11.45%) Test Automation

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
1 267 (6.11%) Elasticsearch
2 190 (4.35%) Apache
3 188 (4.30%) Confluence
4 133 (3.04%) Apache Spark
5 57 (1.30%) nginx
6 56 (1.28%) OpenStack
7 48 (1.10%) Tomcat
8 36 (0.82%) IIS
8 36 (0.82%) WebSphere
9 35 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
10 30 (0.69%) SharePoint
11 25 (0.57%) CMS
12 18 (0.41%) JBoss
12 18 (0.41%) WordPress
13 17 (0.39%) GlassFish
14 15 (0.34%) WebLogic
15 14 (0.32%) Apache Airflow
16 12 (0.27%) Drupal
17 11 (0.25%) Jupyter
18 9 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (0.092%) Chatbot
1 4 (0.092%) Sketch
2 3 (0.069%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.069%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (0.069%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.023%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.023%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.023%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.023%) Inkscape
3 1 (0.023%) Mingle
3 1 (0.023%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (0.41%) Distributed Ledger
2 17 (0.39%) SAP Hybris
3 8 (0.18%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 8 (0.18%) R3 Corda
4 7 (0.16%) Magento
5 6 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.046%) Maximo
7 2 (0.046%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.046%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.046%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.046%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.023%) OpenCart
8 1 (0.023%) Quorum
8 1 (0.023%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.023%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2,117 (48.47%) AWS
2 1,412 (32.33%) Azure
3 709 (16.23%) GCP
4 439 (10.05%) Serverless
5 313 (7.17%) SaaS
6 291 (6.66%) AWS Lambda
7 260 (5.95%) AWS CloudFormation
8 241 (5.52%) OpenShift
9 207 (4.74%) GitHub
10 194 (4.44%) PaaS
11 193 (4.42%) Amazon ECS
12 134 (3.07%) IaaS
13 121 (2.77%) Amazon EC2
14 93 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
15 91 (2.08%) Amazon S3
16 87 (1.99%) Apigee
17 75 (1.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 61 (1.40%) npm
19 57 (1.30%) Amazon EKS
20 56 (1.28%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 110 (2.52%) Firewall
2 56 (1.28%) TCP/IP
3 53 (1.21%) HTTP
4 51 (1.17%) VPN
5 50 (1.14%) Internet
6 48 (1.10%) DNS
7 32 (0.73%) Network Security
8 19 (0.43%) SSH
9 16 (0.37%) AMQP
9 16 (0.37%) LAN
10 15 (0.34%) SSL
10 15 (0.34%) WAN
11 14 (0.32%) SAN
11 14 (0.32%) Skype
12 12 (0.27%) OSPF
12 12 (0.27%) Wireless
13 11 (0.25%) Kerberos
14 10 (0.23%) Broadband
15 9 (0.21%) BGP
15 9 (0.21%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 540 (12.36%) SQL Server
2 515 (11.79%) NoSQL
3 412 (9.43%) PostgreSQL
4 402 (9.20%) MySQL
5 342 (7.83%) MongoDB
6 196 (4.49%) Big Data
7 184 (4.21%) Redis
8 149 (3.41%) Relational Database
9 120 (2.75%) Hadoop
10 119 (2.72%) Apache Cassandra
11 100 (2.29%) Amazon Redshift
12 90 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
13 88 (2.01%) Amazon RDS
14 84 (1.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 51 (1.17%) Blockchain
16 49 (1.12%) MariaDB
17 40 (0.92%) Neo4j
18 38 (0.87%) RDBMS
19 35 (0.80%) Flink
20 31 (0.71%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 1,093 (25.02%) Jenkins
2 876 (20.05%) Git (software)
3 344 (7.88%) JIRA
4 294 (6.73%) GitLab
5 193 (4.42%) Selenium
6 169 (3.87%) TeamCity
7 133 (3.04%) Artifactory
8 130 (2.98%) Bitbucket
8 130 (2.98%) Cucumber
9 128 (2.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 117 (2.68%) JUnit
11 110 (2.52%) Maven
12 100 (2.29%) webpack
13 94 (2.15%) Octopus Deploy
14 83 (1.90%) CircleCI
15 71 (1.63%) Mocha
16 70 (1.60%) Vagrant
17 60 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
18 51 (1.17%) SonarQube
19 49 (1.12%) Mockito
General
1 939 (21.50%) Finance
2 245 (5.61%) Banking
3 127 (2.91%) Games
4 107 (2.45%) Retail
5 87 (1.99%) Law
5 87 (1.99%) Marketing
6 79 (1.81%) Public Sector
7 64 (1.47%) Back Office
8 57 (1.30%) Front Office
9 42 (0.96%) Telecoms
10 41 (0.94%) Manufacturing
11 38 (0.87%) Advertising
12 35 (0.80%) Legal
13 23 (0.53%) Financial Institution
14 19 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
15 14 (0.32%) Investment Banking
16 13 (0.30%) Electronics
17 10 (0.23%) Publishing
18 9 (0.21%) Aerospace
19 8 (0.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1,703 (38.99%) Developer
2 995 (22.78%) DevOps Engineer
3 442 (10.12%) Java Developer
4 435 (9.96%) Software Engineer
5 428 (9.80%) Senior Developer
6 341 (7.81%) AWS Engineer
7 268 (6.14%) AWS DevOps
8 237 (5.43%) Architect
9 228 (5.22%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 223 (5.11%) .NET Developer
11 216 (4.95%) Senior DevOps
12 206 (4.72%) Python Developer
13 197 (4.51%) Full Stack Developer
14 196 (4.49%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 191 (4.37%) Java Engineer
16 169 (3.87%) Software Developer
17 166 (3.80%) PHP Developer
17 166 (3.80%) Python Engineer
18 156 (3.57%) C# Developer
19 143 (3.27%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 751 (17.19%) .NET
2 732 (16.76%) Node.js
3 719 (16.46%) React
4 586 (13.42%) AngularJS
5 502 (11.49%) Web Services
6 486 (11.13%) HTML
7 484 (11.08%) CSS
8 483 (11.06%) REST
9 434 (9.94%) .NET Core
10 414 (9.48%) Kafka
11 402 (9.20%) Spring
12 284 (6.50%) RESTful
13 263 (6.02%) Spring Boot
14 252 (5.77%) Vue.js
15 211 (4.83%) Redux
16 200 (4.58%) .NET Framework
16 200 (4.58%) RabbitMQ
17 196 (4.49%) HTML5
18 172 (3.94%) Laravel
19 140 (3.21%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 296 (6.78%) Greenfield Project
2 190 (4.35%) Public Cloud
3 181 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
4 175 (4.01%) Cloud Native
5 153 (3.50%) Hedge funds
6 122 (2.79%) User Experience
7 103 (2.36%) Mobile App
8 74 (1.69%) Algorithms
9 68 (1.56%) Data Centre
10 66 (1.51%) Self-Motivation
11 55 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
12 53 (1.21%) Blog
13 50 (1.14%) Virtual Team
14 47 (1.08%) Equities
15 42 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
16 41 (0.94%) Derivative
17 37 (0.85%) Data Structures
18 35 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
19 34 (0.78%) Private Cloud
20 29 (0.66%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 1,131 (25.89%) Linux
2 386 (8.84%) Windows
3 134 (3.07%) Unix
4 117 (2.68%) CentOS
5 108 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 83 (1.90%) Windows Server
7 68 (1.56%) Ubuntu
8 46 (1.05%) Debian
9 44 (1.01%) Android
10 29 (0.66%) Apple iOS
11 28 (0.64%) VMS
12 14 (0.32%) CoreOS
12 14 (0.32%) Solaris
13 13 (0.30%) AIX
13 13 (0.30%) Fedora
13 13 (0.30%) Mac OS X
14 12 (0.27%) Mesosphere
15 11 (0.25%) Mac OS
16 10 (0.23%) FreeBSD
17 7 (0.16%) FreeNAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,292 (52.47%) DevOps
2 1,798 (41.16%) Agile Software Development
3 1,346 (30.82%) Microservices
4 968 (22.16%) Software Engineering
5 815 (18.66%) TDD
6 646 (14.79%) Scrum
7 500 (11.45%) Test Automation
8 498 (11.40%) Continuous Integration
9 494 (11.31%) Infrastructure as Code
10 492 (11.26%) Fintech
11 400 (9.16%) Mentoring
12 381 (8.72%) Machine Learning
13 377 (8.63%) Open Source
14 301 (6.89%) Artificial Intelligence
15 299 (6.85%) Problem-Solving
15 299 (6.85%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 298 (6.82%) Configuration Management
17 292 (6.68%) BDD
18 283 (6.48%) OO
19 279 (6.39%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,651 (37.80%) Python
2 1,425 (32.62%) Java
3 1,358 (31.09%) JavaScript
4 855 (19.57%) SQL
5 787 (18.02%) C#
6 423 (9.68%) Bash Shell
7 397 (9.09%) PHP
8 380 (8.70%) Go
9 354 (8.10%) TypeScript
10 306 (7.01%) PowerShell
11 298 (6.82%) Ruby
12 224 (5.13%) C++
13 205 (4.69%) Java 8
14 193 (4.42%) Scala
15 155 (3.55%) Kotlin
16 106 (2.43%) C
17 100 (2.29%) ES6
18 98 (2.24%) Shell Script
19 71 (1.63%) Clojure
20 65 (1.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 385 (8.81%) Degree
2 175 (4.01%) Security Cleared
3 157 (3.59%) Computer Science Degree
4 95 (2.17%) SC Cleared
5 69 (1.58%) DV Cleared
6 50 (1.14%) Sun Certification
7 47 (1.08%) AWS Certification
8 33 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
9 27 (0.62%) ISTQB
9 27 (0.62%) PhD
10 25 (0.57%) CCNA
11 23 (0.53%) ISEB
12 15 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
14 10 (0.23%) CCNP
15 9 (0.21%) CISSP
15 9 (0.21%) RHCE
16 8 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 8 (0.18%) Master's Degree
17 7 (0.16%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 192 (4.40%) QA
2 35 (0.80%) NIST
3 33 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (0.55%) SLA
5 16 (0.37%) NIST 800
6 14 (0.32%) GDPR
7 13 (0.30%) NCSC
8 6 (0.14%) PMO
9 4 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 4 (0.092%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.046%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.046%) WCAG
11 1 (0.023%) Basel III
11 1 (0.023%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.023%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.023%) IEC 62304
11 1 (0.023%) ISO 13485
11 1 (0.023%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.023%) MiFID
11 1 (0.023%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 103 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 78 (1.79%) Active Directory
3 48 (1.10%) vSphere
4 36 (0.82%) Hyper-V
5 31 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
6 24 (0.55%) VirtualBox
7 18 (0.41%) KVM
8 12 (0.27%) GlusterFS
8 12 (0.27%) Xen
9 10 (0.23%) LXC
10 9 (0.21%) Firmware
11 8 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (0.16%) iptables
13 6 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 6 (0.14%) Ceph
13 6 (0.14%) Gluster
14 5 (0.11%) XenApp
14 5 (0.11%) XenDesktop
15 4 (0.092%) HDFS
15 4 (0.092%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 2,645 (60.55%) Kubernetes
2 1,118 (25.60%) Terraform
3 961 (22.00%) Ansible
4 522 (11.95%) Puppet
5 383 (8.77%) Opscode Chef
6 112 (2.56%) Prometheus
7 91 (2.08%) Grafana
8 60 (1.37%) Packer
9 53 (1.21%) Docker Swarm
10 41 (0.94%) Kibana
11 39 (0.89%) Istio
12 37 (0.85%) Consul
12 37 (0.85%) Mesos
12 37 (0.85%) Nagios
13 31 (0.71%) Rancher
14 30 (0.69%) logstash
15 26 (0.60%) Marathon
16 23 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
17 21 (0.48%) Salt
18 19 (0.43%) Opsview
Vendors
1 363 (8.31%) Google
2 308 (7.05%) Microsoft
3 199 (4.56%) Oracle
4 174 (3.98%) VMware
5 140 (3.21%) Red Hat
6 102 (2.34%) Splunk
7 72 (1.65%) IBM
8 62 (1.42%) New Relic
9 61 (1.40%) Cisco
10 58 (1.33%) Atlassian
11 57 (1.30%) SAP
12 34 (0.78%) AppDynamics
13 32 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
14 29 (0.66%) SaltStack
15 28 (0.64%) Dynatrace
16 27 (0.62%) Zend
17 21 (0.48%) CheckPoint
18 20 (0.46%) Adobe
19 19 (0.43%) hybris
20 15 (0.34%) F5