Period
to 29 January 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 29 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Docker
UK
6 months to
29 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 33 46 90
Rank change year-on-year +13 +44 +116
Permanent jobs citing Docker 8,157 7,927 5,886
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.51% 5.21% 3.39%
As % of the System Software category 38.16% 33.69% 25.83%
Number of salaries quoted 6,646 6,509 4,839
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £90,000 £87,500
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 21,374 23,528 22,788
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.05% 15.47% 13.14%
Number of salaries quoted 17,425 19,191 18,932
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +13 7,733 £65,000 +4.00% 1,801
London +7 4,517 £75,000 +7.14% 917
UK excluding London +22 3,493 £52,500 - 995
South East +27 1,141 £55,000 - 204
North of England +20 926 £52,500 +5.00% 312
North West +11 506 £52,500 - 176
South West +31 493 £51,593 -1.73% 117
Yorkshire +27 388 £52,500 +10.53% 98
Midlands +18 371 £50,000 -2.91% 146
Scotland +32 261 £47,600 -4.80% 62
West Midlands +41 254 £52,500 - 96
East of England -8 218 £55,000 - 104
East Midlands -21 113 £47,500 -7.77% 49
Wales +5 97 £43,355 -11.59% 48
North East -16 32 £50,000 - 38
Northern Ireland -35 2 £72,500 +74.70% 2
Channel Islands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 4,670 (57.25%) Kubernetes
2 4,056 (49.72%) AWS
3 3,945 (48.36%) DevOps
4 3,939 (48.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3,084 (37.81%) Java
6 3,033 (37.18%) Python
7 2,462 (30.18%) Linux
8 2,456 (30.11%) Microservices
9 2,449 (30.02%) Azure
10 2,412 (29.57%) JavaScript
11 2,039 (25.00%) Git (software)
12 2,036 (24.96%) Jenkins
13 2,013 (24.68%) Ansible
14 1,941 (23.80%) Terraform
15 1,881 (23.06%) Software Engineering
16 1,736 (21.28%) SQL
17 1,585 (19.43%) Finance
18 1,565 (19.19%) TDD
19 1,383 (16.95%) React
20 1,334 (16.35%) Puppet
21 1,333 (16.34%) C#
22 1,330 (16.31%) GCP
23 1,322 (16.21%) Node.js
24 1,279 (15.68%) Scrum
25 1,258 (15.42%) Continuous Integration
26 1,222 (14.98%) .NET
27 1,136 (13.93%) AngularJS
28 1,098 (13.46%) Test Automation
29 998 (12.23%) Spring
30 997 (12.22%) 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
1 433 (5.31%) Elasticsearch
2 421 (5.16%) Apache Spark
3 329 (4.03%) Confluence
4 265 (3.25%) Apache
5 167 (2.05%) nginx
6 159 (1.95%) OpenStack
7 157 (1.92%) Tomcat
8 135 (1.66%) IIS
9 105 (1.29%) JBoss
10 86 (1.05%) CMS
11 79 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
12 69 (0.85%) WebSphere
13 44 (0.54%) WordPress
14 33 (0.40%) WebLogic
15 32 (0.39%) Apache Airflow
16 31 (0.38%) Apache Solr
17 30 (0.37%) Drupal
18 27 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
19 26 (0.32%) Ethereum
20 19 (0.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (0.28%) Chatbot
2 8 (0.098%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.074%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.049%) Adobe Captivate
4 4 (0.049%) Camtasia
4 4 (0.049%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.037%) Adobe Premiere
5 3 (0.037%) HipChat
5 3 (0.037%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.037%) Sketch
6 1 (0.012%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.012%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 53 (0.65%) Payment Gateway
2 27 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.33%) Magento
3 11 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
4 8 (0.098%) R3 Corda
5 7 (0.086%) Shopify
6 3 (0.037%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.037%) Quorum
6 3 (0.037%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.025%) OpenCart
7 2 (0.025%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.025%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.025%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.025%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
7 2 (0.025%) TIBCO iProcess
8 1 (0.012%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.012%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.012%) Revive Adserver
8 1 (0.012%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.012%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 4,056 (49.72%) AWS
2 2,449 (30.02%) Azure
3 1,330 (16.31%) GCP
4 513 (6.29%) AWS CloudFormation
4 513 (6.29%) OpenShift
5 490 (6.01%) Serverless
6 462 (5.66%) GitHub
6 462 (5.66%) SaaS
7 374 (4.59%) Amazon EC2
8 349 (4.28%) Amazon ECS
9 336 (4.12%) AWS Lambda
10 311 (3.81%) Amazon S3
11 290 (3.56%) PaaS
12 242 (2.97%) IaaS
13 222 (2.72%) Amazon SQS
14 201 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
15 114 (1.40%) Slack
16 113 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 105 (1.29%) Amazon Kinesis
18 101 (1.24%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 272 (3.33%) Firewall
2 166 (2.04%) TCP/IP
3 149 (1.83%) DNS
4 130 (1.59%) VPN
5 126 (1.54%) Internet
6 108 (1.32%) HTTP
7 76 (0.93%) SSL
8 43 (0.53%) LAN
9 42 (0.51%) WAN
10 39 (0.48%) Network Security
11 38 (0.47%) DHCP
12 26 (0.32%) DMZ
13 23 (0.28%) Wireless
14 22 (0.27%) HTTPS
15 21 (0.26%) MPLS
16 20 (0.25%) SMTP
17 16 (0.20%) AMQP
18 15 (0.18%) SSH
19 14 (0.17%) SAN
19 14 (0.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 948 (11.62%) NoSQL
2 817 (10.02%) PostgreSQL
3 802 (9.83%) MySQL
4 662 (8.12%) SQL Server
5 616 (7.55%) MongoDB
6 532 (6.52%) Big Data
7 400 (4.90%) Redis
8 394 (4.83%) Relational Database
9 319 (3.91%) Amazon RDS
10 309 (3.79%) Hadoop
11 255 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
12 205 (2.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 167 (2.05%) Amazon Redshift
14 129 (1.58%) RDBMS
15 117 (1.43%) Blockchain
16 92 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
17 73 (0.89%) Cosmos DB
17 73 (0.89%) Neo4j
18 69 (0.85%) MariaDB
19 66 (0.81%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 2,039 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2,036 (24.96%) Jenkins
3 717 (8.79%) JIRA
4 463 (5.68%) Maven
5 430 (5.27%) Selenium
6 366 (4.49%) TeamCity
7 353 (4.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 345 (4.23%) GitLab
9 300 (3.68%) Cucumber
10 283 (3.47%) Bitbucket
11 281 (3.44%) JUnit
12 251 (3.08%) Octopus Deploy
13 241 (2.95%) Artifactory
14 185 (2.27%) Vagrant
15 183 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
16 161 (1.97%) CircleCI
17 159 (1.95%) Subversion
18 148 (1.81%) webpack
19 147 (1.80%) Gradle
20 129 (1.58%) WebDriver
General
1 1,585 (19.43%) Finance
2 462 (5.66%) Banking
3 431 (5.28%) Retail
4 239 (2.93%) Public Sector
5 233 (2.86%) Front Office
6 213 (2.61%) Marketing
7 208 (2.55%) Games
8 111 (1.36%) Telecoms
9 95 (1.16%) Manufacturing
10 84 (1.03%) Automotive
11 76 (0.93%) Investment Banking
12 75 (0.92%) Electronics
13 67 (0.82%) Advertising
14 61 (0.75%) Financial Institution
15 57 (0.70%) Law
16 52 (0.64%) Legal
17 46 (0.56%) Publishing
18 42 (0.51%) Back Office
19 37 (0.45%) Billing
20 26 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3,088 (37.86%) Developer
2 1,721 (21.10%) DevOps Engineer
3 912 (11.18%) Java Developer
4 859 (10.53%) Software Engineer
5 807 (9.89%) Senior Developer
6 448 (5.49%) AWS Engineer
7 398 (4.88%) Software Developer
8 394 (4.83%) .NET Developer
9 381 (4.67%) Java Engineer
10 368 (4.51%) Senior DevOps
11 358 (4.39%) Cloud Engineer
12 321 (3.94%) C# Developer
13 316 (3.87%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 306 (3.75%) Senior Software Engineer
15 298 (3.65%) Senior Java Developer
16 290 (3.56%) Python Developer
17 286 (3.51%) Java Software Engineer
18 284 (3.48%) PHP Developer
19 281 (3.44%) Architect
20 279 (3.42%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,383 (16.95%) React
2 1,322 (16.21%) Node.js
3 1,222 (14.98%) .NET
4 1,136 (13.93%) AngularJS
5 998 (12.23%) Spring
6 997 (12.22%) HTML
7 988 (12.11%) CSS
8 950 (11.65%) REST
9 856 (10.49%) Web Services
10 758 (9.29%) Kafka
11 755 (9.26%) RESTful
12 662 (8.12%) Spring Boot
13 533 (6.53%) .NET Core
14 439 (5.38%) HTML5
15 406 (4.98%) ASP.NET
16 359 (4.40%) RabbitMQ
17 354 (4.34%) Redux
18 346 (4.24%) JSON
19 318 (3.90%) Vue.js
20 316 (3.87%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 665 (8.15%) Greenfield Project
2 397 (4.87%) Public Cloud
3 285 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
4 252 (3.09%) User Experience
5 218 (2.67%) Mobile App
6 186 (2.28%) Cloud Native
7 180 (2.21%) Fixed Income
8 179 (2.19%) Hedge funds
9 165 (2.02%) Blog
10 162 (1.99%) Data Centre
11 152 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
12 148 (1.81%) Algorithms
13 143 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
14 140 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
15 139 (1.70%) Hybrid Cloud
16 135 (1.66%) Data Structures
17 116 (1.42%) Equities
18 103 (1.26%) Derivative
19 78 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 60 (0.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2,462 (30.18%) Linux
2 820 (10.05%) Windows
3 500 (6.13%) Unix
4 272 (3.33%) CentOS
5 235 (2.88%) Android
6 219 (2.68%) Windows Server
7 216 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 203 (2.49%) Apple iOS
9 134 (1.64%) Mac OS X
10 108 (1.32%) Ubuntu
11 56 (0.69%) Debian
12 54 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
13 44 (0.54%) VMS
14 39 (0.48%) Fedora
15 25 (0.31%) Mesosphere
16 21 (0.26%) CoreOS
17 17 (0.21%) Mac OS
18 14 (0.17%) Solaris
18 14 (0.17%) zOS
19 13 (0.16%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,945 (48.36%) DevOps
2 3,939 (48.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2,456 (30.11%) Microservices
4 1,881 (23.06%) Software Engineering
5 1,565 (19.19%) TDD
6 1,279 (15.68%) Scrum
7 1,258 (15.42%) Continuous Integration
8 1,098 (13.46%) Test Automation
9 857 (10.51%) Open Source
10 854 (10.47%) Configuration Management
11 850 (10.42%) Fintech
12 812 (9.95%) Infrastructure as Code
13 736 (9.02%) BDD
14 682 (8.36%) Problem-Solving
15 680 (8.34%) Mentoring
16 639 (7.83%) Computer Science
17 630 (7.72%) Continuous Delivery
18 580 (7.11%) OO
19 572 (7.01%) MVC
20 551 (6.75%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 3,084 (37.81%) Java
2 3,033 (37.18%) Python
3 2,412 (29.57%) JavaScript
4 1,736 (21.28%) SQL
5 1,333 (16.34%) C#
6 917 (11.24%) Bash Shell
7 769 (9.43%) Go
7 769 (9.43%) PHP
8 744 (9.12%) Ruby
9 647 (7.93%) Java 8
10 635 (7.78%) PowerShell
11 550 (6.74%) TypeScript
12 468 (5.74%) Scala
13 388 (4.76%) C++
14 313 (3.84%) Kotlin
15 259 (3.18%) ES6
16 237 (2.91%) Perl
17 231 (2.83%) C
18 221 (2.71%) Shell Script
19 191 (2.34%) R
Qualifications
1 733 (8.99%) Degree
2 388 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 207 (2.54%) Security Cleared
4 112 (1.37%) SC Cleared
5 99 (1.21%) AWS Certification
6 81 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
7 73 (0.89%) DV Cleared
8 60 (0.74%) Master's Degree
9 53 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
10 48 (0.59%) CCNA
11 43 (0.53%) MCSE
12 38 (0.47%) RHCE
13 34 (0.42%) SANS
14 32 (0.39%) CISSP
15 31 (0.38%) PhD
16 28 (0.34%) ISTQB
17 27 (0.33%) CompTIA Security+
18 25 (0.31%) Linux+ Certification
18 25 (0.31%) Network+ Certification
18 25 (0.31%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 437 (5.36%) QA
2 42 (0.51%) GDPR
3 33 (0.40%) Data Quality
3 33 (0.40%) SLA
4 29 (0.36%) PCI DSS
5 17 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 5 (0.061%) Solvency II
8 4 (0.049%) GPG13
8 4 (0.049%) MiFID
8 4 (0.049%) NIST
9 3 (0.037%) PSD2
10 1 (0.012%) NCSC
10 1 (0.012%) SEPA
10 1 (0.012%) WCAG
System Software
1 231 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 144 (1.77%) Active Directory
3 83 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
4 81 (0.99%) VirtualBox
5 63 (0.77%) Hyper-V
6 45 (0.55%) vSphere
7 40 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
8 37 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 35 (0.43%) NFS
10 33 (0.40%) KVM
11 32 (0.39%) LXC
12 28 (0.34%) Xen
13 22 (0.27%) Samba
14 20 (0.25%) HDFS
14 20 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
15 19 (0.23%) Varnish
16 13 (0.16%) oVirt
17 11 (0.13%) ACF2
17 11 (0.13%) iptables
17 11 (0.13%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4,670 (57.25%) Kubernetes
2 2,013 (24.68%) Ansible
3 1,941 (23.80%) Terraform
4 1,334 (16.35%) Puppet
5 957 (11.73%) Opscode Chef
6 293 (3.59%) Docker Swarm
7 251 (3.08%) Packer
8 222 (2.72%) Prometheus
9 219 (2.68%) Grafana
10 188 (2.30%) Mesos
11 180 (2.21%) Nagios
12 166 (2.04%) Rancher
13 130 (1.59%) Consul
14 126 (1.54%) Salt
15 110 (1.35%) ZABBIX
16 95 (1.16%) Marathon
17 92 (1.13%) Kibana
18 83 (1.02%) Graphite
19 77 (0.94%) Istio
20 58 (0.71%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 744 (9.12%) Google
2 572 (7.01%) Microsoft
3 435 (5.33%) Oracle
4 315 (3.86%) Red Hat
5 310 (3.80%) VMware
6 168 (2.06%) Atlassian
7 155 (1.90%) Splunk
8 131 (1.61%) IBM
9 90 (1.10%) Cloudera
10 79 (0.97%) Hortonworks
11 77 (0.94%) WorldPay
12 74 (0.91%) SAP
12 74 (0.91%) Zend
13 73 (0.89%) SaltStack
14 71 (0.87%) New Relic
15 62 (0.76%) AppDynamics
16 50 (0.61%) Facebook
17 45 (0.55%) Xamarin
18 44 (0.54%) Cisco
18 44 (0.54%) Talend