Period
to 13 April 2021

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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Docker
UK
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 17 28 42
Rank change year-on-year +11 +14 +34
Permanent jobs citing Docker 8,421 7,898 8,291
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 10.14% 6.94% 5.57%
As % of the System Software category 54.52% 40.53% 34.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6,723 6,521 6,742
10th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £48,750 £48,750 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £82,500 £83,750 £80,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £97,500 £95,000
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 15,447 19,485 23,985
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.60% 17.12% 16.11%
Number of salaries quoted 12,570 16,056 19,659
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £26,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £35,000 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

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 13 April 2021.

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 13 April 2021. 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 +12 7,695 £65,000 - 1,666
London +9 4,090 £75,000 - 813
UK excluding London +17 3,846 £55,000 +4.76% 934
Work from Home +8 1,963 £60,000 -7.69% 397
North of England +14 1,097 £55,000 +4.76% 277
South East +24 1,092 £60,000 +9.09% 211
South West +14 712 £50,000 -4.76% 145
Yorkshire +13 526 £57,500 +15.00% 105
North West +12 519 £54,201 +1.31% 146
Midlands +36 404 £57,500 +9.52% 145
Scotland +9 319 £50,000 - 60
West Midlands +16 278 £60,000 +14.29% 97
East of England +18 147 £60,000 +9.09% 71
East Midlands +45 118 £50,000 -4.76% 48
Wales +2 58 £47,500 +5.56% 17
North East +34 52 £52,500 +5.00% 26
Northern Ireland +12 21 £52,500 +16.67% 10
Isle of Man - 1 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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 5,268 (62.56%) Kubernetes
2 4,099 (48.68%) DevOps
3 4,080 (48.45%) Agile Software Development
4 4,058 (48.19%) AWS
5 3,102 (36.84%) Python
6 2,632 (31.26%) Java
7 2,606 (30.95%) JavaScript
8 2,596 (30.83%) Azure
9 2,533 (30.08%) Terraform
10 2,431 (28.87%) Microservices
11 2,291 (27.21%) Software Engineering
12 2,173 (25.80%) Linux
13 1,899 (22.55%) Git (software)
14 1,833 (21.77%) SQL
15 1,684 (20.00%) Ansible
16 1,674 (19.88%) Jenkins
17 1,641 (19.49%) Finance
18 1,603 (19.04%) React
19 1,563 (18.56%) C#
20 1,480 (17.58%) TDD
21 1,376 (16.34%) Scrum
22 1,370 (16.27%) GCP
23 1,332 (15.82%) Node.js
24 1,331 (15.81%) .NET
25 1,258 (14.94%) Infrastructure as Code
26 1,102 (13.09%) AngularJS
27 1,097 (13.03%) Go
28 1,081 (12.84%) Kafka
29 1,048 (12.45%) Continuous Integration
30 1,007 (11.96%) Puppet

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
1 503 (5.97%) Elasticsearch
2 347 (4.12%) Apache Spark
3 334 (3.97%) Confluence
4 187 (2.22%) Apache
5 107 (1.27%) nginx
6 98 (1.16%) Tomcat
7 74 (0.88%) OpenStack
8 71 (0.84%) Apache Airflow
9 62 (0.74%) CMS
10 55 (0.65%) WordPress
11 50 (0.59%) Cloud Foundry
12 45 (0.53%) JBoss
13 40 (0.48%) Drupal
14 39 (0.46%) IIS
14 39 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 37 (0.44%) ColdFusion
16 34 (0.40%) WebSphere
17 31 (0.37%) WebLogic
18 19 (0.23%) Tornado
19 15 (0.18%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 41 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
2 31 (0.37%) InVision
3 29 (0.34%) Sketch
4 26 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
5 17 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
6 12 (0.14%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.083%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (0.083%) GIMP
7 7 (0.083%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.059%) Fireworks
8 5 (0.059%) Zeplin
9 4 (0.048%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.048%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.012%) EngageOne
10 1 (0.012%) Figma
10 1 (0.012%) Gephi
10 1 (0.012%) Inkscape
10 1 (0.012%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 1 (0.012%) PrintSoft PReS
10 1 (0.012%) Revit
Business Applications
1 30 (0.36%) Magento
2 25 (0.30%) R3 Corda
3 11 (0.13%) Shopify
4 9 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
5 8 (0.095%) Oracle BPM
5 8 (0.095%) Payment Gateway
6 6 (0.071%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 4 (0.048%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 4 (0.048%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.048%) SAP Hybris
8 2 (0.024%) Maximo
8 2 (0.024%) Quorum
9 1 (0.012%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.012%) FINCAD Analytics
9 1 (0.012%) MetaTrader
9 1 (0.012%) PlanetPress Connect
Cloud Services
1 4,058 (48.19%) AWS
2 2,596 (30.83%) Azure
3 1,370 (16.27%) GCP
4 734 (8.72%) Serverless
5 654 (7.77%) AWS CloudFormation
6 630 (7.48%) SaaS
7 432 (5.13%) GitHub
8 428 (5.08%) PaaS
9 392 (4.66%) AWS Lambda
10 295 (3.50%) Amazon ECS
11 291 (3.46%) IaaS
12 272 (3.23%) Amazon EKS
13 234 (2.78%) OpenShift
14 229 (2.72%) Amazon EC2
14 229 (2.72%) Amazon S3
15 160 (1.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 158 (1.88%) Datadog
17 144 (1.71%) Pulumi
18 142 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
19 135 (1.60%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 246 (2.92%) Firewall
2 145 (1.72%) Internet
3 141 (1.67%) HTTP
4 109 (1.29%) VPN
5 106 (1.26%) TCP/IP
6 97 (1.15%) DNS
7 74 (0.88%) IPv4
8 70 (0.83%) VLAN
9 64 (0.76%) OSPF
10 63 (0.75%) Network Security
11 33 (0.39%) WAN
12 32 (0.38%) SSL
13 21 (0.25%) HTTPS
13 21 (0.25%) Wireless
14 20 (0.24%) DMZ
14 20 (0.24%) LAN
14 20 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
15 19 (0.23%) OpenVPN
16 17 (0.20%) IPsec
17 16 (0.19%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 985 (11.70%) PostgreSQL
2 870 (10.33%) MySQL
3 716 (8.50%) NoSQL
4 689 (8.18%) MongoDB
5 639 (7.59%) SQL Server
6 465 (5.52%) Big Data
7 372 (4.42%) Relational Database
8 337 (4.00%) Redis
9 257 (3.05%) Hadoop
10 254 (3.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 196 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
12 171 (2.03%) Azure SQL Database
13 124 (1.47%) Amazon Redshift
14 120 (1.43%) Cosmos DB
15 108 (1.28%) MariaDB
16 106 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
17 99 (1.18%) Neo4j
18 96 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
19 72 (0.86%) Apache Hive
20 67 (0.80%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 1,899 (22.55%) Git (software)
2 1,674 (19.88%) Jenkins
3 632 (7.51%) GitLab
4 578 (6.86%) JIRA
5 316 (3.75%) Selenium
6 280 (3.33%) Maven
7 260 (3.09%) TeamCity
8 240 (2.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 208 (2.47%) Bitbucket
10 207 (2.46%) Gradle
11 176 (2.09%) Octopus Deploy
12 175 (2.08%) Cucumber
13 167 (1.98%) Artifactory
14 161 (1.91%) Cypress.io
15 143 (1.70%) webpack
16 142 (1.69%) CircleCI
17 136 (1.62%) Vagrant
18 126 (1.50%) JUnit
19 116 (1.38%) Subversion
20 89 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1,641 (19.49%) Finance
2 400 (4.75%) Banking
3 327 (3.88%) Games
4 307 (3.65%) Public Sector
5 287 (3.41%) Marketing
6 209 (2.48%) Retail
7 149 (1.77%) Telecoms
8 130 (1.54%) Front Office
9 117 (1.39%) Manufacturing
10 113 (1.34%) Law
10 113 (1.34%) Legal
11 105 (1.25%) Electronics
12 57 (0.68%) Advertising
13 45 (0.53%) Investment Banking
14 41 (0.49%) Automotive
15 35 (0.42%) Publishing
16 34 (0.40%) Financial Institution
17 29 (0.34%) Back Office
17 29 (0.34%) Billing
18 25 (0.30%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 3,221 (38.25%) Developer
2 1,733 (20.58%) DevOps Engineer
3 950 (11.28%) Software Engineer
4 889 (10.56%) Senior Developer
5 753 (8.94%) AWS Engineer
6 733 (8.70%) Java Developer
7 514 (6.10%) AWS DevOps
8 487 (5.78%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 452 (5.37%) Full Stack Developer
10 405 (4.81%) Cloud Engineer
11 388 (4.61%) Senior DevOps
12 370 (4.39%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 358 (4.25%) Architect
13 358 (4.25%) PHP Developer
14 345 (4.10%) Software Developer
15 335 (3.98%) Java Engineer
16 323 (3.84%) .NET Developer
17 312 (3.71%) React Developer
18 309 (3.67%) Python Developer
19 299 (3.55%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,603 (19.04%) React
2 1,332 (15.82%) Node.js
3 1,331 (15.81%) .NET
4 1,102 (13.09%) AngularJS
5 1,081 (12.84%) Kafka
6 873 (10.37%) Spring
7 853 (10.13%) .NET Core
8 837 (9.94%) HTML
9 816 (9.69%) REST
10 807 (9.58%) CSS
11 672 (7.98%) Web Services
12 643 (7.64%) Vue.js
13 623 (7.40%) Spring Boot
14 559 (6.64%) RESTful
15 394 (4.68%) .NET Framework
16 366 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
17 350 (4.16%) Laravel
18 332 (3.94%) GraphQL
19 310 (3.68%) HTML5
20 283 (3.36%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 591 (7.02%) Greenfield Project
2 325 (3.86%) Public Cloud
3 293 (3.48%) Cloud Native
3 293 (3.48%) User Experience
4 292 (3.47%) Mobile App
5 262 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
6 208 (2.47%) Linux Command Line
7 204 (2.42%) Algorithms
8 173 (2.05%) Data Centre
9 147 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
10 138 (1.64%) Data Structures
11 130 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
12 121 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
13 110 (1.31%) Hedge funds
14 81 (0.96%) Blog
15 79 (0.94%) Enterprise Cloud
16 76 (0.90%) Virtual Team
17 73 (0.87%) EPoS
18 68 (0.81%) NHS
19 64 (0.76%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 2,173 (25.80%) Linux
2 596 (7.08%) Windows
3 367 (4.36%) Unix
4 233 (2.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 225 (2.67%) CentOS
6 182 (2.16%) Ubuntu
7 169 (2.01%) Windows Server
8 141 (1.67%) Android
9 120 (1.43%) Apple iOS
10 68 (0.81%) Windows Server 2016
11 33 (0.39%) Alpine Linux
12 27 (0.32%) Debian
13 22 (0.26%) Windows Server 2019
14 15 (0.18%) Mac OS
15 14 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
16 13 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
16 13 (0.15%) VMS
17 11 (0.13%) CoreOS
18 10 (0.12%) Fedora
18 10 (0.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,099 (48.68%) DevOps
2 4,080 (48.45%) Agile Software Development
3 2,431 (28.87%) Microservices
4 2,291 (27.21%) Software Engineering
5 1,480 (17.58%) TDD
6 1,376 (16.34%) Scrum
7 1,258 (14.94%) Infrastructure as Code
8 1,048 (12.45%) Continuous Integration
9 903 (10.72%) Fintech
10 869 (10.32%) Test Automation
11 840 (9.98%) Mentoring
12 768 (9.12%) Problem-Solving
13 731 (8.68%) Configuration Management
14 644 (7.65%) Machine Learning
15 622 (7.39%) Analytics
16 552 (6.56%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 546 (6.48%) Computer Science
18 532 (6.32%) Artificial Intelligence
19 527 (6.26%) Open Source
20 512 (6.08%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3,102 (36.84%) Python
2 2,632 (31.26%) Java
3 2,606 (30.95%) JavaScript
4 1,833 (21.77%) SQL
5 1,563 (18.56%) C#
6 1,097 (13.03%) Go
7 942 (11.19%) TypeScript
8 888 (10.55%) PHP
9 740 (8.79%) Bash Shell
10 598 (7.10%) Ruby
11 573 (6.80%) PowerShell
12 337 (4.00%) C++
13 321 (3.81%) Scala
14 316 (3.75%) Java 8
15 257 (3.05%) Kotlin
16 191 (2.27%) ES6
17 180 (2.14%) Groovy
18 155 (1.84%) C
19 124 (1.47%) Shell Script
20 109 (1.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 636 (7.55%) Degree
2 416 (4.94%) Security Cleared
3 320 (3.80%) SC Cleared
4 294 (3.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 162 (1.92%) AWS Certification
6 66 (0.78%) PhD
7 56 (0.67%) Master's Degree
8 54 (0.64%) DV Cleared
9 44 (0.52%) RHCE
10 37 (0.44%) ISTQB
11 29 (0.34%) ISEB
11 29 (0.34%) SANS
12 26 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
12 26 (0.31%) GIAC
13 23 (0.27%) OSCE
14 22 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 15 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 15 (0.18%) OSCP
15 15 (0.18%) RHCSA
16 10 (0.12%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 370 (4.39%) QA
2 40 (0.48%) NIST
3 37 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 34 (0.40%) GDPR
5 27 (0.32%) Data Quality
6 25 (0.30%) WCAG
7 22 (0.26%) PCI DSS
8 20 (0.24%) GRC
9 16 (0.19%) SLA
10 13 (0.15%) SOC 2
11 10 (0.12%) SOC 1
12 9 (0.11%) ISO 9001
13 8 (0.095%) PSD2
14 6 (0.071%) NCSC
15 5 (0.059%) Dodd-Frank
15 5 (0.059%) EMIR
15 5 (0.059%) MiFID
15 5 (0.059%) NIST 800
16 4 (0.048%) WAI
17 3 (0.036%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 270 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 156 (1.85%) Active Directory
3 85 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
4 80 (0.95%) Hyper-V
5 73 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
6 62 (0.74%) VirtualBox
7 38 (0.45%) KVM
8 25 (0.30%) vSphere
9 18 (0.21%) Firmware
10 17 (0.20%) Xen
11 15 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 14 (0.17%) HDFS
13 11 (0.13%) LXC
14 10 (0.12%) pfSense
15 8 (0.095%) Postfix
16 7 (0.083%) Virtual Desktop
17 6 (0.071%) Oracle RAC
17 6 (0.071%) Varnish
18 5 (0.059%) Citrix Hypervisor
18 5 (0.059%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5,268 (62.56%) Kubernetes
2 2,533 (30.08%) Terraform
3 1,684 (20.00%) Ansible
4 1,007 (11.96%) Puppet
5 692 (8.22%) Opscode Chef
6 345 (4.10%) Prometheus
7 284 (3.37%) Grafana
8 157 (1.86%) Docker Swarm
9 137 (1.63%) Packer
10 89 (1.06%) Nagios
11 85 (1.01%) Consul
12 70 (0.83%) Istio
13 63 (0.75%) Rancher
14 59 (0.70%) ZABBIX
15 57 (0.68%) Graphite
16 52 (0.62%) Kibana
17 43 (0.51%) CFEngine
18 34 (0.40%) Graylog
19 32 (0.38%) Salt
20 31 (0.37%) Opsview
Vendors
1 701 (8.32%) Google
2 561 (6.66%) Microsoft
3 383 (4.55%) Oracle
4 360 (4.28%) VMware
5 271 (3.22%) Red Hat
6 173 (2.05%) IBM
7 134 (1.59%) Splunk
8 133 (1.58%) Atlassian
9 130 (1.54%) SaltStack
10 118 (1.40%) SAP
11 101 (1.20%) New Relic
12 86 (1.02%) Zend
13 67 (0.80%) Cloudera
14 60 (0.71%) PagerDuty
15 59 (0.70%) Cisco
16 58 (0.69%) Hortonworks
17 50 (0.59%) Talend
18 48 (0.57%) Informatica
19 40 (0.48%) Apple
20 38 (0.45%) Dynatrace