Period
to 21 October 2017

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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Docker
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 228 584
Rank change year-on-year +123 +356 +657
Permanent jobs citing Docker 5232 2900 951
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.01% 1.52% 0.43%
As % of the System Software category 22.99% 12.21% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4350 2479 773
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +27.78%
10th Percentile £38,475 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -9.09% +29.41%

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 22756 23759 24983
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.07% 12.43% 11.40%
Number of salaries quoted 19158 19991 20822
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £66,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +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 21 October 2017.

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 21 October 2017. 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 +122 4999 £60,000 - 401
London +64 3076 £67,500 +3.85% 240
UK excluding London +180 2062 £50,000 - 171
South East +177 752 £57,000 +9.62% 41
North of England +194 515 £47,500 +5.56% 57
North West +107 254 £47,500 +5.56% 29
Yorkshire +178 251 £50,000 - 27
Midlands +134 239 £45,000 -6.25% 16
South West +53 213 £45,000 +12.50% 20
East of England +103 194 £59,750 +8.64% 27
West Midlands +109 191 £47,500 -9.52% 6
Scotland +3 94 £50,000 - 6
East Midlands +66 48 £40,000 -15.79% 10
Wales +35 30 £47,500 +58.33% 3
Northern Ireland +1 29 £39,000 -25.71% 1
North East +15 10 £42,169 -7.83% 1

For the 6 months to 21 October 2017, IT jobs citing Docker also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Docker.

1 2658 (50.80%) DevOps
2 2598 (49.66%) Agile Software Development
3 2506 (47.90%) Amazon AWS
4 2403 (45.93%) Linux
5 2166 (41.40%) Python
6 2023 (38.67%) Java
7 1777 (33.96%) Jenkins
8 1742 (33.30%) Puppet
9 1706 (32.61%) Ansible
10 1580 (30.20%) Kubernetes
11 1446 (27.64%) JavaScript
12 1416 (27.06%) Opscode Chef
13 1322 (25.27%) Git (software)
14 1244 (23.78%) Continuous Integration
15 1130 (21.60%) Microservices
16 1101 (21.04%) TDD
17 1067 (20.39%) Node.js
18 1032 (19.72%) Microsoft Azure
19 923 (17.64%) Finance
20 882 (16.86%) Software Engineering
21 878 (16.78%) MySQL
22 872 (16.67%) Bash Shell
23 861 (16.46%) Ruby
24 859 (16.42%) Scrum
25 843 (16.11%) SQL
26 834 (15.94%) NoSQL
27 818 (15.63%) AngularJS
28 796 (15.21%) Configuration Management
29 753 (14.39%) MongoDB
30 746 (14.26%) 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
1 642 (12.27%) Elasticsearch
2 476 (9.10%) Apache
3 368 (7.03%) Apache Spark
4 319 (6.10%) OpenStack
5 315 (6.02%) nginx
6 251 (4.80%) Tomcat
7 187 (3.57%) Confluence
8 124 (2.37%) Cloud Foundry
9 121 (2.31%) IIS
10 98 (1.87%) JBoss
11 88 (1.68%) Apache Solr
12 82 (1.57%) CMS
13 61 (1.17%) Jetty
14 58 (1.11%) WebSphere
15 56 (1.07%) WebLogic
16 50 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 41 (0.78%) Drupal
18 38 (0.73%) WordPress
19 28 (0.54%) SharePoint
20 24 (0.46%) CloudStack
Applications
1 11 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.13%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.096%) Campfire
3 5 (0.096%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.076%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.076%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.076%) HipChat
5 1 (0.019%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.019%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 18 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.32%) Magento
3 8 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
4 5 (0.096%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.096%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.076%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.076%) Workday HCM
6 3 (0.057%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.038%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.038%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.038%) SDL Web 8
8 1 (0.019%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.019%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.019%) Sage 50
8 1 (0.019%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2506 (47.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1032 (19.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 419 (8.01%) Google Cloud Platform
4 310 (5.93%) SaaS
5 301 (5.75%) Amazon EC2
6 300 (5.73%) GitHub
7 296 (5.66%) AWS CloudFormation
8 238 (4.55%) PaaS
9 218 (4.17%) IaaS
10 159 (3.04%) Amazon S3
11 150 (2.87%) OpenShift
12 143 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
13 122 (2.33%) Serverless
14 97 (1.85%) AWS Lambda
15 91 (1.74%) Amazon SQS
16 69 (1.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 69 (1.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 66 (1.26%) npm
17 66 (1.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 59 (1.13%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 217 (4.15%) Firewall
2 209 (3.99%) DNS
3 197 (3.77%) Internet
4 180 (3.44%) TCP/IP
5 154 (2.94%) HTTP
6 120 (2.29%) VPN
7 81 (1.55%) DHCP
8 53 (1.01%) SSL
9 52 (0.99%) WAN
10 44 (0.84%) Network Security
11 42 (0.80%) AMQP
12 40 (0.76%) SAN
13 34 (0.65%) IPsec
13 34 (0.65%) Kerberos
14 30 (0.57%) LDAP
15 29 (0.55%) SMTP
15 29 (0.55%) VoIP
16 27 (0.52%) SSH
17 25 (0.48%) DMZ
17 25 (0.48%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 878 (16.78%) MySQL
2 834 (15.94%) NoSQL
3 753 (14.39%) MongoDB
4 496 (9.48%) Big Data
5 488 (9.33%) PostgreSQL
6 411 (7.86%) Redis
7 403 (7.70%) Apache Cassandra
8 394 (7.53%) SQL Server
9 344 (6.57%) Hadoop
10 255 (4.87%) Relational Database
11 165 (3.15%) Amazon RDS
12 146 (2.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 87 (1.66%) RDBMS
14 74 (1.41%) Riak
15 72 (1.38%) Couchbase
16 70 (1.34%) HBase
17 60 (1.15%) MariaDB
18 55 (1.05%) Apache Hive
19 54 (1.03%) Neo4j
20 53 (1.01%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1777 (33.96%) Jenkins
2 1322 (25.27%) Git (software)
3 550 (10.51%) Maven
4 498 (9.52%) JIRA
5 353 (6.75%) Vagrant
6 307 (5.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 287 (5.49%) TeamCity
8 266 (5.08%) Selenium
9 207 (3.96%) Cucumber
10 206 (3.94%) Subversion
11 179 (3.42%) GitLab
12 171 (3.27%) Gradle
13 166 (3.17%) gulp
14 154 (2.94%) Bitbucket
15 152 (2.91%) Grunt
16 151 (2.89%) Octopus Deploy
17 143 (2.73%) JUnit
18 136 (2.60%) webpack
19 133 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
20 95 (1.82%) PHPUnit
General
1 923 (17.64%) Finance
2 302 (5.77%) Marketing
3 260 (4.97%) Telecoms
4 236 (4.51%) Retail
5 230 (4.40%) Banking
6 211 (4.03%) Games
7 174 (3.33%) Manufacturing
8 166 (3.17%) Electronics
9 88 (1.68%) Legal
10 73 (1.40%) Advertising
11 53 (1.01%) Publishing
12 46 (0.88%) Law
13 32 (0.61%) Online Betting
14 31 (0.59%) Investment Banking
15 29 (0.55%) Financial Institution
16 18 (0.34%) Retail Banking
17 14 (0.27%) Back Office
18 11 (0.21%) Front Office
19 9 (0.17%) Automotive
20 8 (0.15%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1851 (35.38%) Developer
2 1420 (27.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 579 (11.07%) Java Developer
4 462 (8.83%) Senior Developer
5 375 (7.17%) AWS Engineer
6 345 (6.59%) Architect
7 341 (6.52%) Software Engineer
8 336 (6.42%) Linux Engineer
9 334 (6.38%) AWS DevOps
10 298 (5.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 261 (4.99%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 255 (4.87%) Full Stack Developer
13 241 (4.61%) Cloud Engineer
14 240 (4.59%) JavaScript Developer
15 225 (4.30%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 222 (4.24%) Java Engineer
17 205 (3.92%) PHP Developer
18 202 (3.86%) Lead Developer
18 202 (3.86%) Senior DevOps
19 199 (3.80%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1067 (20.39%) Node.js
2 818 (15.63%) AngularJS
3 746 (14.26%) HTML
4 697 (13.32%) Web Services
5 692 (13.23%) Spring
6 677 (12.94%) CSS
7 591 (11.30%) React
8 556 (10.63%) .NET
9 501 (9.58%) RESTful
10 498 (9.52%) REST
11 412 (7.87%) RabbitMQ
12 378 (7.22%) HTML5
13 369 (7.05%) Kafka
14 304 (5.81%) Spring Boot
15 290 (5.54%) Hibernate
16 277 (5.29%) LAMP
17 242 (4.63%) Elastic Stack
18 233 (4.45%) JSON
19 214 (4.09%) jQuery
20 211 (4.03%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 411 (7.86%) Computer Science
2 302 (5.77%) Fintech
3 243 (4.64%) Greenfield Project
4 217 (4.15%) Public Cloud
5 177 (3.38%) User Experience
6 174 (3.33%) Data Centre
7 171 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
8 169 (3.23%) Mobile App
9 147 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
10 124 (2.37%) Linux Command Line
11 114 (2.18%) Private Cloud
12 93 (1.78%) Clustering
13 83 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
14 78 (1.49%) Algorithms
15 52 (0.99%) Management Information System
16 48 (0.92%) Virtual Team
17 47 (0.90%) iPad
18 45 (0.86%) Cyberthreat
19 43 (0.82%) Internet of Things
20 42 (0.80%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2403 (45.93%) Linux
2 522 (9.98%) Windows
3 451 (8.62%) Unix
4 330 (6.31%) CentOS
5 293 (5.60%) Ubuntu
6 218 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 165 (3.15%) Apple iOS
8 147 (2.81%) Debian
9 141 (2.69%) Android
10 109 (2.08%) Windows Server
11 105 (2.01%) CoreOS
12 31 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
13 22 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
14 20 (0.38%) AIX
15 18 (0.34%) Mac OS
16 17 (0.32%) Solaris
17 16 (0.31%) Windows 7
18 12 (0.23%) Mac OS X
19 11 (0.21%) VMS
20 8 (0.15%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2658 (50.80%) DevOps
2 2598 (49.66%) Agile Software Development
3 1244 (23.78%) Continuous Integration
4 1130 (21.60%) Microservices
5 1101 (21.04%) TDD
6 882 (16.86%) Software Engineering
7 859 (16.42%) Scrum
8 796 (15.21%) Configuration Management
9 647 (12.37%) Continuous Delivery
10 638 (12.19%) Open Source
11 632 (12.08%) BDD
12 530 (10.13%) E-Commerce
13 500 (9.56%) Test Automation
14 417 (7.97%) Mentoring
15 394 (7.53%) Kanban
16 378 (7.22%) MVC
17 310 (5.93%) SDLC
18 309 (5.91%) Machine Learning
19 308 (5.89%) Front End Development
19 308 (5.89%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2166 (41.40%) Python
2 2023 (38.67%) Java
3 1446 (27.64%) JavaScript
4 872 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 861 (16.46%) Ruby
6 843 (16.11%) SQL
7 661 (12.63%) PHP
8 507 (9.69%) C#
9 472 (9.02%) Go
10 408 (7.80%) Perl
11 380 (7.26%) Scala
12 313 (5.98%) PowerShell
13 249 (4.76%) C++
14 195 (3.73%) ES6
15 157 (3.00%) Shell Script
16 138 (2.64%) Groovy
17 120 (2.29%) C
18 76 (1.45%) TypeScript
19 50 (0.96%) Clojure
20 42 (0.80%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 539 (10.30%) Degree
2 284 (5.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 144 (2.75%) Security Cleared
4 75 (1.43%) SC Cleared
5 41 (0.78%) Master's Degree
6 29 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 26 (0.50%) AWS Certification
8 22 (0.42%) PhD
9 21 (0.40%) ISTQB
10 19 (0.36%) PMI Certification
11 16 (0.31%) ISEB
12 15 (0.29%) MCSE
13 12 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
14 11 (0.21%) CCNA
15 8 (0.15%) CISSP
15 8 (0.15%) OCP
15 8 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
16 7 (0.13%) A+ Certification
16 7 (0.13%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 323 (6.17%) QA
2 98 (1.87%) GCP
3 26 (0.50%) SLA
4 25 (0.48%) PCI DSS
5 18 (0.34%) ISO 9001
6 14 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.096%) COBIT
7 5 (0.096%) SSAE 16
8 4 (0.076%) PMBOK
9 3 (0.057%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.057%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.057%) GDPR
9 3 (0.057%) ISAE 3402
9 3 (0.057%) PSD2
9 3 (0.057%) SEPA
9 3 (0.057%) TickIT
10 2 (0.038%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.038%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.019%) EMIR
11 1 (0.019%) JSP 440
System Software
1 219 (4.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 118 (2.26%) Active Directory
3 89 (1.70%) Virtual Machines
4 70 (1.34%) Hyper-V
5 66 (1.26%) KVM
5 66 (1.26%) vSphere
6 54 (1.03%) Varnish
7 52 (0.99%) LXC
8 47 (0.90%) Xen
9 40 (0.76%) iptables
10 36 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
11 33 (0.63%) VirtualBox
12 31 (0.59%) etcd
13 28 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 27 (0.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 24 (0.46%) Ceph
16 21 (0.40%) NFS
17 19 (0.36%) HDFS
18 18 (0.34%) flannel
19 15 (0.29%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1742 (33.30%) Puppet
2 1706 (32.61%) Ansible
3 1580 (30.20%) Kubernetes
4 1416 (27.06%) Opscode Chef
5 723 (13.82%) Terraform
6 232 (4.43%) Nagios
7 192 (3.67%) Mesos
8 178 (3.40%) Packer
9 159 (3.04%) Grafana
10 146 (2.79%) Salt
11 131 (2.50%) Kibana
12 113 (2.16%) Prometheus
13 105 (2.01%) Docker Swarm
14 99 (1.89%) logstash
15 94 (1.80%) HAProxy
16 91 (1.74%) ZABBIX
17 84 (1.61%) Graphite
18 78 (1.49%) Consul
19 62 (1.19%) Marathon
20 58 (1.11%) rkt
Vendors
1 461 (8.81%) Google
2 397 (7.59%) VMware
3 382 (7.30%) Microsoft
4 357 (6.82%) Red Hat
5 339 (6.48%) Oracle
6 221 (4.22%) Splunk
7 185 (3.54%) SAP
8 168 (3.21%) IBM
9 162 (3.10%) New Relic
10 120 (2.29%) AppDynamics
11 109 (2.08%) Atlassian
12 106 (2.03%) SaltStack
13 80 (1.53%) Rackspace
14 72 (1.38%) Cisco
15 50 (0.96%) HP
16 46 (0.88%) TIBCO
17 43 (0.82%) CA
18 40 (0.76%) Zend
19 31 (0.59%) F5
20 30 (0.57%) NetApp