Period
to 3 June 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 3 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Docker
UK
6 months to
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 25 36 73
Rank change year-on-year +11 +37 +83
Permanent jobs citing Docker 6,517 8,439 7,007
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 7.44% 5.92% 4.07%
As % of the System Software category 42.89% 35.73% 28.77%
Number of salaries quoted 5,918 7,520 5,969
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
10th Percentile £40,586 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £98,750 £96,275 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 15,195 23,618 24,357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.35% 16.56% 14.16%
Number of salaries quoted 12,303 19,276 19,741
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +9.33%

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 3 June 2020.

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 3 June 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 6,123 £65,000 - 620
London +9 3,599 £75,000 - 303
UK excluding London +23 2,803 £52,500 - 356
South East +11 841 £57,500 +3.60% 69
North of England +25 792 £52,500 +5.00% 120
Work from Home 0 645 £67,500 +3.85% 97
North West +32 443 £55,000 +4.76% 68
South West +25 430 £52,500 +5.00% 52
Yorkshire +33 327 £50,000 +11.11% 46
Midlands +4 235 £52,500 +5.00% 30
Scotland +36 213 £55,000 +10.00% 16
East of England -6 189 £55,000 - 46
West Midlands +29 165 £52,500 - 20
Wales +17 98 £44,690 +11.72% 18
East Midlands -14 68 £50,000 +5.26% 10
North East +5 22 £47,000 -6.00% 6
Northern Ireland -15 14 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Channel Islands - 2 £67,500 -

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 3,915 (60.07%) Kubernetes
2 3,094 (47.48%) AWS
3 2,997 (45.99%) DevOps
4 2,963 (45.47%) Agile Software Development
5 2,503 (38.41%) Java
6 2,440 (37.44%) Python
7 1,980 (30.38%) Azure
8 1,962 (30.11%) JavaScript
9 1,877 (28.80%) Linux
10 1,821 (27.94%) Microservices
11 1,553 (23.83%) Software Engineering
12 1,552 (23.81%) Jenkins
13 1,548 (23.75%) Terraform
14 1,449 (22.23%) Ansible
15 1,437 (22.05%) Git (software)
16 1,383 (21.22%) SQL
17 1,352 (20.75%) Finance
18 1,265 (19.41%) TDD
19 1,134 (17.40%) C#
20 1,107 (16.99%) React
21 1,054 (16.17%) GCP
21 1,054 (16.17%) .NET
22 1,035 (15.88%) Node.js
23 1,017 (15.61%) AngularJS
24 991 (15.21%) Scrum
25 831 (12.75%) Fintech
26 818 (12.55%) Test Automation
27 811 (12.44%) Spring
28 808 (12.40%) Continuous Integration
29 771 (11.83%) HTML

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
1 336 (5.16%) Elasticsearch
2 266 (4.08%) Confluence
3 259 (3.97%) Apache Spark
4 242 (3.71%) Apache
5 131 (2.01%) Tomcat
6 128 (1.96%) OpenStack
7 95 (1.46%) nginx
8 60 (0.92%) Cloud Foundry
8 60 (0.92%) WebSphere
9 58 (0.89%) IIS
10 45 (0.69%) CMS
11 37 (0.57%) JBoss
12 36 (0.55%) Apache Airflow
13 34 (0.52%) SharePoint
14 18 (0.28%) WildFly
15 16 (0.25%) WebLogic
16 14 (0.21%) Drupal
16 14 (0.21%) Jupyter
17 12 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
17 12 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (0.21%) Chatbot
2 6 (0.092%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.061%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.046%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.031%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (0.031%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.031%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.015%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.015%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.015%) Mingle
6 1 (0.015%) Sketch
6 1 (0.015%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (0.32%) Magento
2 20 (0.31%) Distributed Ledger
3 9 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.061%) Sentinel
5 3 (0.046%) R3 Corda
5 3 (0.046%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.031%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.031%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.031%) Maximo
6 2 (0.031%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.031%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.031%) Tesseract
7 1 (0.015%) OpenCart
7 1 (0.015%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.015%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.015%) Ripple
7 1 (0.015%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
7 1 (0.015%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 3,094 (47.48%) AWS
2 1,980 (30.38%) Azure
3 1,054 (16.17%) GCP
4 468 (7.18%) Serverless
5 449 (6.89%) SaaS
6 388 (5.95%) OpenShift
7 366 (5.62%) AWS CloudFormation
8 317 (4.86%) GitHub
9 305 (4.68%) AWS Lambda
10 290 (4.45%) Amazon ECS
11 228 (3.50%) PaaS
12 206 (3.16%) Amazon EC2
13 167 (2.56%) Amazon S3
14 158 (2.42%) IaaS
15 135 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
16 123 (1.89%) Amazon SQS
17 108 (1.66%) Slack
18 107 (1.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 100 (1.53%) Amazon EKS
20 85 (1.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 155 (2.38%) Firewall
2 91 (1.40%) HTTP
3 90 (1.38%) Internet
4 87 (1.33%) VPN
5 86 (1.32%) TCP/IP
6 73 (1.12%) DNS
7 41 (0.63%) WAN
8 40 (0.61%) Network Security
9 35 (0.54%) LAN
10 33 (0.51%) SAN
11 28 (0.43%) SSL
12 27 (0.41%) MPLS
13 25 (0.38%) SSH
14 22 (0.34%) DMZ
15 20 (0.31%) OSPF
15 20 (0.31%) Skype
16 19 (0.29%) VLAN
17 18 (0.28%) DHCP
17 18 (0.28%) VoIP
18 16 (0.25%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 759 (11.65%) NoSQL
2 633 (9.71%) MySQL
3 627 (9.62%) PostgreSQL
4 579 (8.88%) SQL Server
5 489 (7.50%) MongoDB
6 365 (5.60%) Big Data
7 317 (4.86%) Relational Database
8 245 (3.76%) Redis
9 235 (3.61%) Hadoop
10 178 (2.73%) Amazon RDS
11 164 (2.52%) Apache Cassandra
12 154 (2.36%) Amazon Redshift
13 140 (2.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 92 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
15 84 (1.29%) Neo4j
16 83 (1.27%) Blockchain
17 63 (0.97%) RDBMS
18 58 (0.89%) Amazon Athena
18 58 (0.89%) MariaDB
19 47 (0.72%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 1,552 (23.81%) Jenkins
2 1,437 (22.05%) Git (software)
3 527 (8.09%) JIRA
4 349 (5.36%) Maven
5 309 (4.74%) GitLab
6 292 (4.48%) Selenium
7 214 (3.28%) JUnit
8 212 (3.25%) Cucumber
9 192 (2.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 191 (2.93%) TeamCity
11 188 (2.88%) Bitbucket
12 154 (2.36%) Artifactory
13 153 (2.35%) webpack
14 148 (2.27%) Vagrant
15 103 (1.58%) Sonatype Nexus
16 99 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
17 91 (1.40%) Gradle
17 91 (1.40%) SonarQube
18 87 (1.33%) Mocha
19 84 (1.29%) Subversion
General
1 1,352 (20.75%) Finance
2 427 (6.55%) Banking
3 272 (4.17%) Retail
4 185 (2.84%) Games
5 152 (2.33%) Public Sector
6 125 (1.92%) Marketing
7 112 (1.72%) Front Office
8 78 (1.20%) Law
8 78 (1.20%) Telecoms
9 66 (1.01%) Legal
9 66 (1.01%) Manufacturing
10 64 (0.98%) Investment Banking
11 60 (0.92%) Financial Institution
12 47 (0.72%) Automotive
13 44 (0.68%) Back Office
14 39 (0.60%) Advertising
15 29 (0.44%) Electronics
16 28 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
17 27 (0.41%) Publishing
18 21 (0.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2,536 (38.91%) Developer
2 1,317 (20.21%) DevOps Engineer
3 787 (12.08%) Java Developer
4 673 (10.33%) Software Engineer
5 661 (10.14%) Senior Developer
6 415 (6.37%) AWS Engineer
7 332 (5.09%) Java Engineer
8 325 (4.99%) .NET Developer
9 322 (4.94%) Full Stack Developer
10 300 (4.60%) Architect
11 276 (4.24%) Software Developer
12 263 (4.04%) AWS DevOps
13 262 (4.02%) Senior Java Developer
14 241 (3.70%) C# Developer
15 236 (3.62%) Senior DevOps
16 235 (3.61%) React Developer
17 222 (3.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
18 218 (3.35%) Java Software Engineer
19 215 (3.30%) Python Engineer
20 213 (3.27%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,107 (16.99%) React
2 1,054 (16.17%) .NET
3 1,035 (15.88%) Node.js
4 1,017 (15.61%) AngularJS
5 811 (12.44%) Spring
6 771 (11.83%) HTML
7 758 (11.63%) CSS
8 692 (10.62%) Web Services
9 687 (10.54%) REST
10 582 (8.93%) RESTful
11 545 (8.36%) Kafka
12 528 (8.10%) .NET Core
13 468 (7.18%) Spring Boot
14 348 (5.34%) Redux
15 336 (5.16%) HTML5
16 286 (4.39%) RabbitMQ
17 257 (3.94%) Vue.js
18 233 (3.58%) ASP.NET
19 229 (3.51%) .NET Framework
20 214 (3.28%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 453 (6.95%) Greenfield Project
2 339 (5.20%) Public Cloud
3 290 (4.45%) User Experience
4 242 (3.71%) Analytical Skills
5 201 (3.08%) Hedge funds
6 197 (3.02%) Cloud Native
7 178 (2.73%) Mobile App
8 129 (1.98%) Data Structures
9 122 (1.87%) Blog
10 110 (1.69%) Data Centre
11 108 (1.66%) Self-Motivation
12 107 (1.64%) Algorithms
13 100 (1.53%) Equities
14 96 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
15 95 (1.46%) Derivative
16 83 (1.27%) Fixed Income
17 78 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 75 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
19 72 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
20 48 (0.74%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,877 (28.80%) Linux
2 543 (8.33%) Windows
3 350 (5.37%) Unix
4 213 (3.27%) CentOS
5 153 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 143 (2.19%) Android
7 119 (1.83%) Apple iOS
8 118 (1.81%) Windows Server
9 103 (1.58%) Ubuntu
10 101 (1.55%) Mac OS X
11 60 (0.92%) Debian
12 41 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
13 38 (0.58%) Windows Server 2016
14 26 (0.40%) Fedora
15 24 (0.37%) VMS
16 21 (0.32%) Mac OS
17 17 (0.26%) CoreOS
18 15 (0.23%) FreeBSD
19 14 (0.21%) Solaris
20 11 (0.17%) FreeNAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,997 (45.99%) DevOps
2 2,963 (45.47%) Agile Software Development
3 1,821 (27.94%) Microservices
4 1,553 (23.83%) Software Engineering
5 1,265 (19.41%) TDD
6 991 (15.21%) Scrum
7 831 (12.75%) Fintech
8 818 (12.55%) Test Automation
9 808 (12.40%) Continuous Integration
10 688 (10.56%) Infrastructure as Code
11 603 (9.25%) Open Source
12 582 (8.93%) BDD
13 562 (8.62%) Configuration Management
14 538 (8.26%) Machine Learning
15 491 (7.53%) Artificial Intelligence
16 489 (7.50%) Mentoring
17 487 (7.47%) Problem-Solving
18 468 (7.18%) OO
19 449 (6.89%) Analytics
20 412 (6.32%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2,503 (38.41%) Java
2 2,440 (37.44%) Python
3 1,962 (30.11%) JavaScript
4 1,383 (21.22%) SQL
5 1,134 (17.40%) C#
6 752 (11.54%) Bash Shell
7 604 (9.27%) PHP
8 551 (8.45%) Go
9 507 (7.78%) Ruby
10 499 (7.66%) Java 8
11 498 (7.64%) TypeScript
12 431 (6.61%) PowerShell
13 364 (5.59%) Scala
14 356 (5.46%) C++
15 275 (4.22%) Kotlin
16 219 (3.36%) C
17 157 (2.41%) ES6
18 154 (2.36%) Perl
19 130 (1.99%) R
20 116 (1.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 538 (8.26%) Degree
2 241 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 236 (3.62%) Security Cleared
4 106 (1.63%) SC Cleared
5 100 (1.53%) DV Cleared
6 67 (1.03%) AWS Certification
7 49 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
8 47 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
9 34 (0.52%) MCSE
10 32 (0.49%) CCNA
11 31 (0.48%) SANS
12 30 (0.46%) CISSP
13 28 (0.43%) PhD
14 27 (0.41%) CCNP
15 23 (0.35%) ISTQB
15 23 (0.35%) Master's Degree
16 20 (0.31%) SSCP
17 19 (0.29%) CompTIA Security+
18 18 (0.28%) Linux+ Certification
18 18 (0.28%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 304 (4.66%) QA
2 33 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (0.37%) NIST
4 19 (0.29%) GDPR
5 16 (0.25%) SLA
6 14 (0.21%) NIST 800
7 13 (0.20%) Data Quality
8 11 (0.17%) NCSC
8 11 (0.17%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.092%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 3 (0.046%) ISO 15022
10 3 (0.046%) ISO 20022
11 2 (0.031%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.031%) MiFID
12 1 (0.015%) Basel III
12 1 (0.015%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.015%) WCAG
System Software
1 176 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 94 (1.44%) Active Directory
3 72 (1.10%) VirtualBox
4 63 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
5 55 (0.84%) Hyper-V
6 35 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 34 (0.52%) vSphere
8 33 (0.51%) KVM
9 31 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
10 24 (0.37%) NFS
11 22 (0.34%) Xen
12 20 (0.31%) Samba
13 17 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
14 14 (0.21%) LXC
15 13 (0.20%) iptables
16 10 (0.15%) ACF2
16 10 (0.15%) RACF
17 8 (0.12%) Apache Flume
18 7 (0.11%) Kamailio
18 7 (0.11%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3,915 (60.07%) Kubernetes
2 1,548 (23.75%) Terraform
3 1,449 (22.23%) Ansible
4 732 (11.23%) Puppet
5 564 (8.65%) Opscode Chef
6 182 (2.79%) Docker Swarm
7 177 (2.72%) Prometheus
8 168 (2.58%) Grafana
8 168 (2.58%) Packer
9 89 (1.37%) Mesos
10 88 (1.35%) Nagios
11 69 (1.06%) Rancher
12 61 (0.94%) Kibana
13 60 (0.92%) Consul
13 60 (0.92%) Salt
14 55 (0.84%) ZABBIX
15 49 (0.75%) Marathon
16 45 (0.69%) Istio
17 35 (0.54%) Graphite
18 30 (0.46%) logstash
Vendors
1 533 (8.18%) Google
2 438 (6.72%) Microsoft
3 340 (5.22%) Oracle
4 256 (3.93%) Red Hat
5 233 (3.58%) VMware
6 128 (1.96%) IBM
7 127 (1.95%) Atlassian
8 99 (1.52%) Splunk
9 82 (1.26%) Cloudera
10 65 (1.00%) Zend
11 61 (0.94%) SaltStack
12 58 (0.89%) Hortonworks
13 53 (0.81%) New Relic
14 49 (0.75%) Cisco
15 43 (0.66%) SAP
16 38 (0.58%) Tableau
17 37 (0.57%) Informatica
18 36 (0.55%) NetApp
19 35 (0.54%) HP
19 35 (0.54%) Talend