Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Docker
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 46 84 196
Rank change year-on-year +38 +112 +225
Permanent jobs citing Docker 7,904 6,183 3,179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.29% 3.53% 1.81%
As % of the System Software category 33.92% 26.51% 14.73%
Number of salaries quoted 6,515 5,053 2,671
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 £36,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £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 23,300 23,325 21,578
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.58% 13.32% 12.29%
Number of salaries quoted 19,048 19,276 17,888
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,250 £23,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,125 £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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 2019. 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 +41 7,452 £62,500 +4.17% 1,806
London +29 4,361 £70,000 +3.70% 955
UK excluding London +50 3,368 £52,500 +5.00% 942
South East +55 1,013 £55,000 - 220
North of England +65 872 £50,000 - 270
North West +65 525 £53,350 +12.32% 145
South West +23 397 £52,500 +10.53% 135
East of England +53 389 £55,000 -4.35% 94
Midlands +23 373 £51,250 +2.50% 132
Yorkshire +49 309 £47,500 -5.00% 108
Scotland +18 210 £50,000 - 37
West Midlands +12 195 £51,250 +13.89% 79
East Midlands +49 178 £51,500 +3.00% 52
Wales +47 78 £49,039 -1.92% 35
North East +53 56 £55,000 -8.33% 17
Northern Ireland +5 51 £41,500 +5.06% 19

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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 4,006 (50.68%) DevOps
2 3,917 (49.56%) Amazon AWS
3 3,899 (49.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3,697 (46.77%) Kubernetes
5 3,067 (38.80%) Java
6 3,045 (38.52%) Python
7 3,025 (38.27%) Linux
8 2,328 (29.45%) Microsoft Azure
9 2,268 (28.69%) Jenkins
10 2,232 (28.24%) Microservices
11 2,229 (28.20%) Ansible
12 2,076 (26.27%) JavaScript
13 1,946 (24.62%) Git (software)
14 1,700 (21.51%) Puppet
15 1,553 (19.65%) Software Engineering
16 1,538 (19.46%) SQL
17 1,529 (19.34%) Terraform
18 1,444 (18.27%) Finance
19 1,428 (18.07%) Continuous Integration
20 1,348 (17.05%) TDD
21 1,277 (16.16%) Node.js
22 1,275 (16.13%) Opscode Chef
23 1,274 (16.12%) Spring
24 1,238 (15.66%) C#
25 1,193 (15.09%) Google Cloud Platform
26 1,168 (14.78%) AngularJS
27 1,115 (14.11%) .NET
28 1,070 (13.54%) Bash Shell
29 1,040 (13.16%) React
29 1,040 (13.16%) 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
1 619 (7.83%) Elasticsearch
2 391 (4.95%) Apache
3 314 (3.97%) Confluence
4 303 (3.83%) Tomcat
5 290 (3.67%) Apache Spark
6 225 (2.85%) nginx
7 130 (1.64%) OpenStack
8 125 (1.58%) WebSphere
9 119 (1.51%) Cloud Foundry
10 116 (1.47%) Apache Solr
11 100 (1.27%) WebLogic
12 98 (1.24%) IIS
13 75 (0.95%) JBoss
14 73 (0.92%) CMS
15 55 (0.70%) SharePoint
15 55 (0.70%) WordPress
16 47 (0.59%) Drupal
17 44 (0.56%) WildFly
18 37 (0.47%) Apache Pig
19 31 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 14 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.10%) HipChat
3 8 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.089%) Chatbot
4 7 (0.089%) Fireworks
5 5 (0.063%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.051%) Mingle
7 2 (0.025%) InVision
8 1 (0.013%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.013%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.013%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 49 (0.62%) Payment Gateway
2 34 (0.43%) Distributed Ledger
3 26 (0.33%) Magento
4 11 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 10 (0.13%) Ripple
6 8 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
7 6 (0.076%) Dynamics NAV
7 6 (0.076%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.051%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 3 (0.038%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.038%) NetSuite
10 2 (0.025%) Odoo
10 2 (0.025%) SAP Business One
10 2 (0.025%) SAP Hybris
10 2 (0.025%) Shopify
11 1 (0.013%) BigMachines
11 1 (0.013%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
11 1 (0.013%) MultiChain
11 1 (0.013%) Oracle BPM
11 1 (0.013%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 3,917 (49.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2,328 (29.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1,193 (15.09%) Google Cloud Platform
4 494 (6.25%) SaaS
5 478 (6.05%) GitHub
6 451 (5.71%) AWS CloudFormation
7 359 (4.54%) PaaS
8 342 (4.33%) OpenShift
9 331 (4.19%) Serverless
10 324 (4.10%) Cloud Computing
11 282 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
12 257 (3.25%) IaaS
13 243 (3.07%) Amazon S3
14 231 (2.92%) AWS Lambda
15 152 (1.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 130 (1.64%) Amazon SQS
17 126 (1.59%) npm
18 124 (1.57%) IBM Cloud
19 85 (1.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 77 (0.97%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 326 (4.12%) Firewall
2 189 (2.39%) TCP/IP
3 182 (2.30%) HTTP
4 172 (2.18%) Internet
5 154 (1.95%) DNS
6 126 (1.59%) VPN
7 63 (0.80%) SSL
8 49 (0.62%) VLAN
9 42 (0.53%) Network Security
10 37 (0.47%) AMQP
10 37 (0.47%) DHCP
11 36 (0.46%) SAN
11 36 (0.46%) WAN
12 34 (0.43%) VoIP
13 32 (0.40%) LAN
14 31 (0.39%) BIG-IP
15 20 (0.25%) Cisco Nexus
15 20 (0.25%) SSH
16 17 (0.22%) Wireshark
17 15 (0.19%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 868 (10.98%) NoSQL
2 817 (10.34%) MySQL
3 809 (10.24%) PostgreSQL
4 654 (8.27%) MongoDB
5 637 (8.06%) SQL Server
6 475 (6.01%) Big Data
7 380 (4.81%) Relational Database
8 323 (4.09%) Redis
9 300 (3.80%) Apache Cassandra
10 286 (3.62%) Hadoop
11 228 (2.88%) Amazon RDS
12 180 (2.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 156 (1.97%) Blockchain
14 114 (1.44%) RDBMS
15 111 (1.40%) MariaDB
16 97 (1.23%) Neo4j
17 73 (0.92%) Amazon Redshift
18 71 (0.90%) Oracle Database
19 66 (0.84%) Couchbase
20 64 (0.81%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 2,268 (28.69%) Jenkins
2 1,946 (24.62%) Git (software)
3 730 (9.24%) JIRA
4 641 (8.11%) Maven
5 466 (5.90%) TeamCity
6 428 (5.41%) Gradle
7 424 (5.36%) Selenium
8 400 (5.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 354 (4.48%) Vagrant
10 336 (4.25%) Cucumber
11 323 (4.09%) Subversion
12 309 (3.91%) Octopus Deploy
13 289 (3.66%) GitLab
14 252 (3.19%) Bitbucket
14 252 (3.19%) JUnit
15 215 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
16 202 (2.56%) Travis CI
17 195 (2.47%) Visual Studio Team System
18 175 (2.21%) Sonatype Nexus
18 175 (2.21%) webpack
General
1 1,444 (18.27%) Finance
2 406 (5.14%) Retail
3 321 (4.06%) Banking
4 230 (2.91%) Games
5 227 (2.87%) Marketing
6 172 (2.18%) Telecoms
7 158 (2.00%) Law
8 127 (1.61%) Financial Institution
9 94 (1.19%) Manufacturing
10 89 (1.13%) Electronics
11 88 (1.11%) Advertising
12 80 (1.01%) Front Office
13 74 (0.94%) Publishing
14 67 (0.85%) Investment Banking
15 49 (0.62%) Legal
16 37 (0.47%) Military
17 35 (0.44%) Automotive
18 23 (0.29%) Back Office
19 22 (0.28%) Retail Banking
20 19 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2,941 (37.21%) Developer
2 1,926 (24.37%) DevOps Engineer
3 1,146 (14.50%) Java Developer
4 748 (9.46%) Senior Developer
5 620 (7.84%) Software Engineer
6 509 (6.44%) Architect
7 493 (6.24%) AWS Engineer
8 447 (5.66%) AWS DevOps
9 406 (5.14%) Senior DevOps
10 378 (4.78%) Senior Java Developer
11 364 (4.61%) .NET Developer
12 362 (4.58%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 334 (4.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 333 (4.21%) C# Developer
15 325 (4.11%) Cloud Engineer
15 325 (4.11%) Linux Engineer
16 296 (3.74%) Java Engineer
17 261 (3.30%) Linux/Unix DevOps
18 259 (3.28%) Python Developer
19 246 (3.11%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,277 (16.16%) Node.js
2 1,274 (16.12%) Spring
3 1,168 (14.78%) AngularJS
4 1,115 (14.11%) .NET
5 1,040 (13.16%) HTML
5 1,040 (13.16%) React
6 1,020 (12.90%) Web Services
7 876 (11.08%) CSS
8 800 (10.12%) RESTful
9 763 (9.65%) REST
10 721 (9.12%) Spring Boot
11 640 (8.10%) Kafka
12 469 (5.93%) HTML5
13 421 (5.33%) .NET Core
14 406 (5.14%) ASP.NET
15 400 (5.06%) RabbitMQ
16 359 (4.54%) Elastic Stack
17 343 (4.34%) jQuery
18 320 (4.05%) Redux
19 315 (3.99%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 640 (8.10%) Fintech
2 567 (7.17%) Greenfield Project
3 329 (4.16%) Enterprise Software
4 316 (4.00%) Public Cloud
5 300 (3.80%) User Experience
6 278 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
7 272 (3.44%) Data Centre
8 263 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
9 214 (2.71%) Mobile App
10 193 (2.44%) Cloud Native
11 192 (2.43%) Algorithms
12 169 (2.14%) Hybrid Cloud
13 167 (2.11%) Linux Command Line
14 110 (1.39%) Blog
15 101 (1.28%) Data Structures
16 97 (1.23%) Virtual Team
17 83 (1.05%) NHS
18 79 (1.00%) Hedge funds
19 62 (0.78%) Management Information System
20 61 (0.77%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 3,025 (38.27%) Linux
2 896 (11.34%) Windows
3 509 (6.44%) Unix
4 349 (4.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 344 (4.35%) CentOS
6 319 (4.04%) Ubuntu
7 226 (2.86%) Android
8 210 (2.66%) Windows Server
9 146 (1.85%) Apple iOS
10 88 (1.11%) Debian
11 81 (1.02%) CoreOS
12 68 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
13 53 (0.67%) DC/OS
14 47 (0.59%) Mesosphere
15 44 (0.56%) Fedora
16 38 (0.48%) Mac OS
17 36 (0.46%) Solaris
18 35 (0.44%) VMS
18 35 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
19 31 (0.39%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,006 (50.68%) DevOps
2 3,899 (49.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2,232 (28.24%) Microservices
4 1,553 (19.65%) Software Engineering
5 1,428 (18.07%) Continuous Integration
6 1,348 (17.05%) TDD
7 1,031 (13.04%) Scrum
8 937 (11.85%) Configuration Management
9 927 (11.73%) Test Automation
10 862 (10.91%) Open Source
11 788 (9.97%) Continuous Delivery
12 682 (8.63%) BDD
13 627 (7.93%) Computer Science
14 552 (6.98%) Mentoring
15 538 (6.81%) MVC
16 535 (6.77%) Problem-Solving
17 525 (6.64%) Machine Learning
18 472 (5.97%) Artificial Intelligence
19 468 (5.92%) SDLC
20 452 (5.72%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3,067 (38.80%) Java
2 3,045 (38.52%) Python
3 2,076 (26.27%) JavaScript
4 1,538 (19.46%) SQL
5 1,238 (15.66%) C#
6 1,070 (13.54%) Bash Shell
7 826 (10.45%) Ruby
8 681 (8.62%) Go
9 616 (7.79%) Java 8
10 612 (7.74%) PHP
11 538 (6.81%) PowerShell
12 490 (6.20%) C++
13 431 (5.45%) Scala
14 345 (4.36%) TypeScript
15 304 (3.85%) Perl
16 230 (2.91%) C
17 211 (2.67%) Shell Script
18 203 (2.57%) ES6
19 168 (2.13%) Groovy
20 152 (1.92%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 786 (9.94%) Degree
2 324 (4.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 241 (3.05%) Security Cleared
4 151 (1.91%) SC Cleared
5 136 (1.72%) AWS Certification
6 82 (1.04%) Master's Degree
7 77 (0.97%) DV Cleared
8 75 (0.95%) RHCE
9 55 (0.70%) RHCSA
10 53 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 52 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
12 33 (0.42%) MCSE
13 27 (0.34%) TOGAF Certification
14 24 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
15 23 (0.29%) MCSA
16 21 (0.27%) CISSP
17 18 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
18 17 (0.22%) CCNA
19 16 (0.20%) CompTIA Security+
20 15 (0.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 418 (5.29%) QA
2 70 (0.89%) GDPR
3 20 (0.25%) SLA
4 18 (0.23%) PCI DSS
5 16 (0.20%) MiFID
6 13 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (0.15%) HL7
7 12 (0.15%) ISO 22301
7 12 (0.15%) ISO 9000
8 11 (0.14%) Data Quality
9 7 (0.089%) PSD2
10 6 (0.076%) SEPA
11 5 (0.063%) Disclosure Scotland
11 5 (0.063%) PMO
12 4 (0.051%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 3 (0.038%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 2 (0.025%) FedRAMP
15 1 (0.013%) COSO
15 1 (0.013%) Cyber Essentials
15 1 (0.013%) IASME
System Software
1 367 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 200 (2.53%) Active Directory
3 164 (2.07%) Hyper-V
4 117 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
5 112 (1.42%) VirtualBox
6 96 (1.21%) vSphere
7 48 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
8 45 (0.57%) Varnish
9 41 (0.52%) Xen
10 38 (0.48%) HDFS
11 30 (0.38%) iptables
11 30 (0.38%) oVirt
12 28 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 26 (0.33%) pfSense
13 26 (0.33%) RHEV
14 24 (0.30%) KVM
15 20 (0.25%) etcd
16 19 (0.24%) LXC
16 19 (0.24%) VMware NSX
17 12 (0.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3,697 (46.77%) Kubernetes
2 2,229 (28.20%) Ansible
3 1,700 (21.51%) Puppet
4 1,529 (19.34%) Terraform
5 1,275 (16.13%) Opscode Chef
6 326 (4.12%) Docker Swarm
7 297 (3.76%) Prometheus
8 235 (2.97%) Packer
9 218 (2.76%) Mesos
9 218 (2.76%) Salt
10 215 (2.72%) Grafana
11 188 (2.38%) Consul
12 180 (2.28%) Nagios
13 162 (2.05%) Graphite
14 114 (1.44%) ZABBIX
15 108 (1.37%) Kibana
16 99 (1.25%) Rancher
17 71 (0.90%) HAProxy
18 70 (0.89%) Marathon
19 61 (0.77%) logstash
Vendors
1 889 (11.25%) Google
2 579 (7.33%) Microsoft
3 550 (6.96%) Oracle
4 512 (6.48%) Red Hat
5 472 (5.97%) VMware
6 273 (3.45%) Splunk
7 186 (2.35%) Atlassian
8 175 (2.21%) IBM
9 142 (1.80%) SAP
10 105 (1.33%) New Relic
11 93 (1.18%) AppDynamics
12 66 (0.84%) SaltStack
13 63 (0.80%) Cisco
14 55 (0.70%) ForgeRock
15 50 (0.63%) Hortonworks
16 46 (0.58%) WorldPay
17 45 (0.57%) F5
18 44 (0.56%) Cloudera
19 43 (0.54%) Rackspace
20 36 (0.46%) Facebook