Period
to 13 July 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 13 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Docker
UK
6 months to
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 25 35 65
Rank change year-on-year +10 +30 +74
Permanent jobs citing Docker 5,939 9,033 7,703
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 7.80% 6.14% 4.32%
As % of the System Software category 43.99% 36.22% 30.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5,533 8,124 6,574
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £53,400 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.69% +6.80% -

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 13,501 24,942 25,568
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.73% 16.94% 14.33%
Number of salaries quoted 11,040 20,481 20,672
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +10.47%
10th Percentile £28,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,800
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.67% +11.47%

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 July 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 13 July 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 +9 5,582 £65,000 - 714
London +9 3,204 £75,000 - 335
UK excluding London +23 2,638 £52,500 -1.69% 423
South East +14 797 £57,500 +2.68% 97
North of England +30 724 £52,500 +5.00% 128
Work from Home +2 632 £65,000 - 125
South West +25 425 £52,500 -4.55% 49
North West +26 387 £55,000 +4.76% 67
Yorkshire +52 313 £50,000 +5.26% 46
Midlands +10 221 £52,500 +5.00% 66
East of England +13 193 £50,000 -9.09% 40
Scotland +29 167 £54,875 +9.75% 24
West Midlands +23 157 £52,500 - 47
Wales +22 100 £45,000 +5.88% 15
East Midlands -6 62 £50,000 +5.26% 19
North East +14 24 £48,500 -3.00% 15
Northern Ireland +2 21 £47,500 - 5
Channel Islands - 1 £67,500 -

For the 6 months to 13 July 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 3,595 (60.53%) Kubernetes
2 2,866 (48.26%) DevOps
3 2,775 (46.73%) AWS
4 2,619 (44.10%) Agile Software Development
5 2,213 (37.26%) Java
6 2,182 (36.74%) Python
7 1,832 (30.85%) Azure
8 1,776 (29.90%) JavaScript
9 1,699 (28.61%) Microservices
10 1,637 (27.56%) Linux
11 1,475 (24.84%) Terraform
12 1,460 (24.58%) Jenkins
13 1,401 (23.59%) Software Engineering
14 1,291 (21.74%) Git (software)
15 1,268 (21.35%) Ansible
16 1,230 (20.71%) SQL
17 1,211 (20.39%) Finance
18 1,149 (19.35%) TDD
19 1,040 (17.51%) C#
20 1,003 (16.89%) React
21 990 (16.67%) .NET
22 953 (16.05%) Node.js
23 945 (15.91%) GCP
24 922 (15.52%) AngularJS
25 910 (15.32%) Scrum
26 738 (12.43%) Continuous Integration
26 738 (12.43%) Fintech
27 706 (11.89%) HTML
28 693 (11.67%) Spring
29 692 (11.65%) CSS

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
1 319 (5.37%) Elasticsearch
2 261 (4.39%) Confluence
3 229 (3.86%) Apache
4 199 (3.35%) Apache Spark
5 122 (2.05%) Tomcat
6 109 (1.84%) OpenStack
7 84 (1.41%) nginx
8 55 (0.93%) WebSphere
9 54 (0.91%) Cloud Foundry
9 54 (0.91%) IIS
10 40 (0.67%) CMS
11 31 (0.52%) Apache Airflow
11 31 (0.52%) SharePoint
12 20 (0.34%) WebLogic
13 16 (0.27%) WildFly
14 15 (0.25%) JBoss
14 15 (0.25%) WordPress
15 13 (0.22%) Drupal
15 13 (0.22%) Jupyter
16 12 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (0.15%) Chatbot
2 5 (0.084%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.067%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.051%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.051%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.051%) Sketch
5 2 (0.034%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.034%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (0.034%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.017%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.017%) Inkscape
6 1 (0.017%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.017%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 25 (0.42%) Distributed Ledger
2 13 (0.22%) Magento
3 10 (0.17%) R3 Corda
4 5 (0.084%) Sentinel
5 3 (0.051%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.034%) Maximo
6 2 (0.034%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.034%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.034%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.034%) Tesseract
7 1 (0.017%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 1 (0.017%) OpenCart
7 1 (0.017%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.017%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.017%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.017%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.017%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 2,775 (46.73%) AWS
2 1,832 (30.85%) Azure
3 945 (15.91%) GCP
4 475 (8.00%) Serverless
5 428 (7.21%) SaaS
6 349 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
7 333 (5.61%) OpenShift
8 312 (5.25%) AWS Lambda
9 273 (4.60%) GitHub
10 259 (4.36%) Amazon ECS
11 221 (3.72%) PaaS
12 193 (3.25%) Amazon EC2
13 152 (2.56%) IaaS
14 145 (2.44%) Amazon S3
15 111 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
16 94 (1.58%) Slack
16 94 (1.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 88 (1.48%) Amazon EKS
18 77 (1.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 76 (1.28%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 152 (2.56%) Firewall
2 87 (1.46%) VPN
3 84 (1.41%) HTTP
4 76 (1.28%) Internet
5 73 (1.23%) TCP/IP
6 58 (0.98%) DNS
7 38 (0.64%) Network Security
8 34 (0.57%) WAN
9 31 (0.52%) SAN
10 28 (0.47%) LAN
11 26 (0.44%) SSH
12 20 (0.34%) Skype
12 20 (0.34%) SSL
13 19 (0.32%) VLAN
14 18 (0.30%) VoIP
15 17 (0.29%) MPLS
15 17 (0.29%) OSPF
16 15 (0.25%) DMZ
17 14 (0.24%) Wireshark
18 13 (0.22%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 684 (11.52%) NoSQL
2 589 (9.92%) SQL Server
3 562 (9.46%) MySQL
4 514 (8.65%) PostgreSQL
5 453 (7.63%) MongoDB
6 302 (5.09%) Big Data
7 241 (4.06%) Relational Database
8 230 (3.87%) Redis
9 193 (3.25%) Hadoop
10 150 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
11 145 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
12 128 (2.16%) Amazon Redshift
13 127 (2.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 80 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
15 77 (1.30%) Blockchain
16 71 (1.20%) Neo4j
17 59 (0.99%) MariaDB
18 49 (0.83%) Amazon Athena
19 45 (0.76%) RDBMS
20 42 (0.71%) Flink
Development Applications
1 1,460 (24.58%) Jenkins
2 1,291 (21.74%) Git (software)
3 490 (8.25%) JIRA
4 311 (5.24%) GitLab
5 307 (5.17%) Maven
6 253 (4.26%) Selenium
7 192 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 192 (3.23%) TeamCity
8 191 (3.22%) JUnit
9 189 (3.18%) Cucumber
10 184 (3.10%) Bitbucket
11 153 (2.58%) webpack
12 147 (2.48%) Artifactory
13 132 (2.22%) Vagrant
14 106 (1.78%) Sonatype Nexus
15 97 (1.63%) SonarQube
16 90 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
17 89 (1.50%) Mocha
18 85 (1.43%) Gradle
19 83 (1.40%) CircleCI
General
1 1,211 (20.39%) Finance
2 364 (6.13%) Banking
3 242 (4.07%) Retail
4 170 (2.86%) Games
5 106 (1.78%) Public Sector
6 103 (1.73%) Marketing
7 88 (1.48%) Law
8 80 (1.35%) Front Office
9 70 (1.18%) Telecoms
10 55 (0.93%) Manufacturing
11 54 (0.91%) Legal
12 51 (0.86%) Back Office
12 51 (0.86%) Financial Institution
13 38 (0.64%) Automotive
14 36 (0.61%) Advertising
15 31 (0.52%) Investment Banking
16 25 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
17 19 (0.32%) Publishing
18 18 (0.30%) Aerospace
19 13 (0.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2,346 (39.50%) Developer
2 1,247 (21.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 707 (11.90%) Java Developer
4 614 (10.34%) Senior Developer
5 599 (10.09%) Software Engineer
6 411 (6.92%) AWS Engineer
7 300 (5.05%) .NET Developer
8 297 (5.00%) Java Engineer
9 294 (4.95%) Architect
10 283 (4.77%) Full Stack Developer
11 275 (4.63%) AWS DevOps
12 248 (4.18%) Software Developer
13 243 (4.09%) Senior Java Developer
14 237 (3.99%) Senior DevOps
15 229 (3.86%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 220 (3.70%) C# Developer
17 210 (3.54%) React Developer
18 207 (3.49%) Senior DevOps Engineer
19 206 (3.47%) PHP Developer
20 203 (3.42%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,003 (16.89%) React
2 990 (16.67%) .NET
3 953 (16.05%) Node.js
4 922 (15.52%) AngularJS
5 706 (11.89%) HTML
6 693 (11.67%) Spring
7 692 (11.65%) CSS
8 643 (10.83%) Web Services
9 615 (10.36%) REST
10 510 (8.59%) .NET Core
11 492 (8.28%) RESTful
12 470 (7.91%) Kafka
13 412 (6.94%) Spring Boot
14 315 (5.30%) Redux
15 299 (5.03%) HTML5
16 260 (4.38%) Vue.js
17 253 (4.26%) RabbitMQ
18 235 (3.96%) .NET Framework
19 197 (3.32%) ASP.NET Web API
20 190 (3.20%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 397 (6.68%) Greenfield Project
2 297 (5.00%) Public Cloud
3 249 (4.19%) User Experience
4 226 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
5 210 (3.54%) Cloud Native
6 167 (2.81%) Hedge funds
7 133 (2.24%) Mobile App
8 116 (1.95%) Self-Motivation
9 114 (1.92%) Data Structures
10 103 (1.73%) Algorithms
11 101 (1.70%) Data Centre
12 80 (1.35%) Blog
13 78 (1.31%) Linux Command Line
14 69 (1.16%) Equities
15 67 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
16 60 (1.01%) Derivative
17 55 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
18 53 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 48 (0.81%) Fixed Income
20 45 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1,637 (27.56%) Linux
2 499 (8.40%) Windows
3 271 (4.56%) Unix
4 180 (3.03%) CentOS
5 134 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 99 (1.67%) Ubuntu
7 96 (1.62%) Android
8 94 (1.58%) Windows Server
9 71 (1.20%) Apple iOS
10 59 (0.99%) Debian
11 52 (0.88%) Mac OS X
12 24 (0.40%) Windows Server 2016
13 23 (0.39%) CoreOS
14 22 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
15 21 (0.35%) Mac OS
16 20 (0.34%) Solaris
17 19 (0.32%) VMS
18 16 (0.27%) FreeBSD
19 13 (0.22%) AIX
20 11 (0.19%) FreeNAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,866 (48.26%) DevOps
2 2,619 (44.10%) Agile Software Development
3 1,699 (28.61%) Microservices
4 1,401 (23.59%) Software Engineering
5 1,149 (19.35%) TDD
6 910 (15.32%) Scrum
7 738 (12.43%) Continuous Integration
7 738 (12.43%) Fintech
8 679 (11.43%) Test Automation
9 627 (10.56%) Infrastructure as Code
10 539 (9.08%) BDD
11 519 (8.74%) Open Source
12 487 (8.20%) Machine Learning
13 477 (8.03%) Configuration Management
14 452 (7.61%) Mentoring
15 444 (7.48%) Artificial Intelligence
16 437 (7.36%) Problem-Solving
17 416 (7.00%) OO
18 401 (6.75%) Analytics
19 363 (6.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2,213 (37.26%) Java
2 2,182 (36.74%) Python
3 1,776 (29.90%) JavaScript
4 1,230 (20.71%) SQL
5 1,040 (17.51%) C#
6 682 (11.48%) Bash Shell
7 553 (9.31%) PHP
8 496 (8.35%) Go
9 465 (7.83%) TypeScript
10 416 (7.00%) Ruby
11 398 (6.70%) Java 8
12 393 (6.62%) PowerShell
13 322 (5.42%) C++
14 302 (5.09%) Scala
15 220 (3.70%) Kotlin
16 184 (3.10%) C
17 149 (2.51%) ES6
18 124 (2.09%) Perl
19 112 (1.89%) Shell Script
20 108 (1.82%) R
Qualifications
1 517 (8.71%) Degree
2 217 (3.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 213 (3.59%) Security Cleared
4 99 (1.67%) SC Cleared
5 86 (1.45%) DV Cleared
6 54 (0.91%) AWS Certification
7 32 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
8 30 (0.51%) Sun Certification
9 27 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
10 24 (0.40%) PhD
11 22 (0.37%) CCNP
12 20 (0.34%) Master's Degree
13 17 (0.29%) ISTQB
14 16 (0.27%) CCNA
14 16 (0.27%) CISSP
14 16 (0.27%) SANS
15 15 (0.25%) MCSE
16 14 (0.24%) ISEB
17 13 (0.22%) CREST Certified
17 13 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 255 (4.29%) QA
2 37 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 33 (0.56%) NIST
4 25 (0.42%) SLA
5 17 (0.29%) NIST 800
6 14 (0.24%) GDPR
6 14 (0.24%) NCSC
7 8 (0.13%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 5 (0.084%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.051%) ISO 15022
10 3 (0.051%) ISO 20022
10 3 (0.051%) WCAG
11 2 (0.034%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.034%) PMO
12 1 (0.017%) Basel III
12 1 (0.017%) MiFID
12 1 (0.017%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 146 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 95 (1.60%) Active Directory
3 60 (1.01%) VirtualBox
4 55 (0.93%) Hyper-V
5 53 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
6 48 (0.81%) vSphere
7 27 (0.45%) KVM
8 25 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 17 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
10 14 (0.24%) GlusterFS
11 13 (0.22%) LXC
12 12 (0.20%) Xen
13 10 (0.17%) iptables
13 10 (0.17%) NFS
14 9 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
15 8 (0.13%) Samba
16 7 (0.12%) Kamailio
16 7 (0.12%) VMware NSX
17 6 (0.10%) Varnish
18 5 (0.084%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3,595 (60.53%) Kubernetes
2 1,475 (24.84%) Terraform
3 1,268 (21.35%) Ansible
4 677 (11.40%) Puppet
5 502 (8.45%) Opscode Chef
6 156 (2.63%) Prometheus
7 148 (2.49%) Grafana
8 137 (2.31%) Docker Swarm
9 130 (2.19%) Packer
10 68 (1.14%) Nagios
11 62 (1.04%) Consul
12 55 (0.93%) Mesos
13 54 (0.91%) Kibana
14 52 (0.88%) Rancher
15 47 (0.79%) Salt
16 43 (0.72%) Istio
17 35 (0.59%) Graphite
17 35 (0.59%) Marathon
18 34 (0.57%) ZABBIX
19 29 (0.49%) logstash
Vendors
1 482 (8.12%) Google
2 377 (6.35%) Microsoft
3 285 (4.80%) Oracle
4 222 (3.74%) Red Hat
5 220 (3.70%) VMware
6 116 (1.95%) IBM
7 102 (1.72%) Splunk
8 99 (1.67%) Atlassian
9 59 (0.99%) Cisco
10 57 (0.96%) New Relic
11 49 (0.83%) Zend
12 46 (0.77%) SaltStack
13 42 (0.71%) Cloudera
14 41 (0.69%) SAP
15 40 (0.67%) AppDynamics
16 35 (0.59%) Hortonworks
17 34 (0.57%) Tableau
18 31 (0.52%) Informatica
19 28 (0.47%) CrowdStrike
20 27 (0.45%) HP