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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 10 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Docker
UK
6 months to
10 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 18 19 26
Rank change year-on-year +1 +7 +10
Permanent jobs citing Docker 18,457 12,136 5,250
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 10.85% 10.63% 8.15%
As % of the System Software category 63.00% 57.65% 45.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7,019 7,756 4,457
10th Percentile £45,000 £40,500 £40,750
25th Percentile £53,750 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% -
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £83,750
90th Percentile £102,500 £100,000 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +13.04% +9.52% -

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 29,296 21,050 11,618
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.23% 18.43% 18.04%
Number of salaries quoted 15,112 14,912 9,690
10th Percentile £28,500 £29,000 £29,000
25th Percentile £39,244 £39,000 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 10 August 2022.

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 10 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -4 14,405 £72,500 +7.41% 1,114
Work from Home +2 10,304 £70,000 +7.69% 602
London -3 9,296 £80,000 - 632
UK excluding London -6 5,695 £65,000 +13.04% 539
South East -3 1,713 £69,250 +15.42% 112
North of England -11 1,461 £60,000 +4.35% 163
South West -8 754 £65,000 +30.00% 87
North West -14 707 £65,000 +8.33% 95
Scotland +15 613 £60,000 +9.09% 46
Yorkshire -12 590 £60,000 +4.35% 47
Midlands -42 471 £67,500 +12.50% 46
East of England +6 410 £62,500 +8.70% 60
West Midlands -56 310 £67,500 +11.57% 27
Wales -1 170 £55,000 +22.22% 14
North East +2 165 £62,500 +31.58% 21
East Midlands -15 161 £68,750 +37.50% 19
Northern Ireland +25 141 £52,500 -30.00% 10
Isle of Man +17 5 £60,000 +15.38% 1

For the 6 months to 10 August 2022, 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 11,865 (64.28%) Kubernetes
2 9,887 (53.57%) AWS
3 9,882 (53.54%) Agile
4 7,832 (42.43%) DevOps
5 7,706 (41.75%) CI/CD
6 7,504 (40.66%) Software Engineering
7 7,095 (38.44%) Java
8 7,079 (38.35%) Python
9 6,266 (33.95%) Azure
10 5,892 (31.92%) JavaScript
11 5,708 (30.93%) Microservices
12 5,587 (30.27%) Git (software)
13 5,161 (27.96%) Terraform
14 5,005 (27.12%) React
15 4,932 (26.72%) Finance
16 4,687 (25.39%) SQL
17 4,305 (23.32%) Jenkins
18 4,166 (22.57%) Node.js
19 4,021 (21.79%) Linux
20 3,800 (20.59%) GCP
21 3,631 (19.67%) Social Skills
22 3,413 (18.49%) TDD
23 3,317 (17.97%) Containerisation
24 3,231 (17.51%) PostgreSQL
25 3,212 (17.40%) Full Stack Development
26 3,144 (17.03%) Go
27 3,140 (17.01%) .NET
28 3,131 (16.96%) Test Automation
29 3,028 (16.41%) Ansible
30 2,958 (16.03%) Kafka

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
1 726 (3.93%) Apache Spark
2 620 (3.36%) Confluence
3 554 (3.00%) Apache
4 388 (2.10%) Apache Airflow
5 285 (1.54%) CMS
6 276 (1.50%) nginx
7 233 (1.26%) Tomcat
8 200 (1.08%) OpenStack
9 194 (1.05%) IIS
10 143 (0.77%) JBoss
11 140 (0.76%) WordPress
12 108 (0.59%) Jupyter
13 92 (0.50%) Tornado
14 91 (0.49%) Drupal
15 75 (0.41%) Ethereum
16 72 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
17 62 (0.34%) Apache Solr
18 46 (0.25%) WebSphere
19 42 (0.23%) SharePoint
20 37 (0.20%) Jetty
Applications
1 72 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (0.23%) Photoshop
3 27 (0.15%) Sketch
4 23 (0.12%) MS Visio
5 21 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
6 16 (0.087%) Campfire
7 11 (0.060%) Simulink
8 10 (0.054%) Microsoft Excel
9 6 (0.033%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.033%) CPLEX
10 5 (0.027%) Chatbot
11 4 (0.022%) GIMP
12 3 (0.016%) Blender
12 3 (0.016%) Maya
12 3 (0.016%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 2 (0.011%) Adobe XD
13 2 (0.011%) Pixelmator
14 1 (0.005%) Adobe Captivate
14 1 (0.005%) Adobe Premiere
14 1 (0.005%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 65 (0.35%) Distributed Ledger
2 64 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
3 50 (0.27%) Shopify
4 47 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
5 43 (0.23%) R3 Corda
6 20 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
7 13 (0.070%) Magento
7 13 (0.070%) Ripple
7 13 (0.070%) Ripple XRP
8 8 (0.043%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
9 3 (0.016%) ResourceLink
10 2 (0.011%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.011%) Eikon
10 2 (0.011%) Primavera
11 1 (0.005%) Maximo
11 1 (0.005%) Odoo
11 1 (0.005%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
11 1 (0.005%) RMDS
11 1 (0.005%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9,887 (53.57%) AWS
2 6,266 (33.95%) Azure
3 3,800 (20.59%) GCP
4 2,670 (14.47%) Serverless
5 2,024 (10.97%) GitHub
6 1,780 (9.64%) AWS Lambda
7 1,529 (8.28%) SaaS
8 1,328 (7.20%) Azure DevOps
9 1,325 (7.18%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1,110 (6.01%) Amazon S3
11 934 (5.06%) OpenShift
12 898 (4.87%) Amazon EC2
13 866 (4.69%) Amazon ECS
14 808 (4.38%) Cloud Computing
15 640 (3.47%) Amazon SQS
16 638 (3.46%) Amazon EKS
17 589 (3.19%) Amazon Kinesis
18 518 (2.81%) Datadog
19 504 (2.73%) GitHub Actions
20 490 (2.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 1,091 (5.91%) HTTP
2 662 (3.59%) SSL
3 652 (3.53%) Internet
4 565 (3.06%) Firewall
5 381 (2.06%) DNS
6 247 (1.34%) Network Security
7 212 (1.15%) PPP
8 209 (1.13%) VPN
9 170 (0.92%) TCP/IP
10 146 (0.79%) Broadband
11 96 (0.52%) DHCP
12 87 (0.47%) Kerberos
13 82 (0.44%) MQTT
14 81 (0.44%) AMQP
15 78 (0.42%) SSH
16 65 (0.35%) LAN
17 60 (0.33%) VLAN
18 55 (0.30%) VoIP
19 50 (0.27%) Reverse Proxy
20 46 (0.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,231 (17.51%) PostgreSQL
2 2,687 (14.56%) NoSQL
3 2,222 (12.04%) MySQL
4 1,648 (8.93%) MongoDB
5 1,463 (7.93%) Elasticsearch
6 1,409 (7.63%) Relational Database
7 1,377 (7.46%) Redis
8 1,159 (6.28%) SQL Server
9 977 (5.29%) DynamoDB
10 817 (4.43%) Big Data
11 694 (3.76%) Amazon RDS
12 434 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
13 430 (2.33%) Amazon Aurora
14 375 (2.03%) BigQuery
15 331 (1.79%) Hadoop
16 284 (1.54%) Amazon Redshift
17 279 (1.51%) Flink
18 278 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
19 276 (1.50%) Amazon Athena
20 206 (1.12%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5,587 (30.27%) Git (software)
2 4,305 (23.32%) Jenkins
3 1,538 (8.33%) JIRA
4 1,242 (6.73%) GitLab
5 1,036 (5.61%) Maven
6 706 (3.83%) CircleCI
7 676 (3.66%) Gradle
8 647 (3.51%) Cypress.io
9 635 (3.44%) Bitbucket
10 607 (3.29%) Selenium
11 581 (3.15%) TeamCity
12 544 (2.95%) webpack
13 497 (2.69%) JUnit
14 482 (2.61%) Octopus Deploy
15 459 (2.49%) Cucumber
16 418 (2.26%) Subversion
17 354 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
18 336 (1.82%) SonarQube
19 301 (1.63%) Postman
20 285 (1.54%) Travis CI
General
1 4,932 (26.72%) Finance
2 3,631 (19.67%) Social Skills
3 1,746 (9.46%) Banking
4 1,406 (7.62%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 1,393 (7.55%) Retail
6 1,366 (7.40%) Marketing
7 1,049 (5.68%) Games
8 1,020 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
9 648 (3.51%) Public Sector
10 504 (2.73%) Manufacturing
11 489 (2.65%) Law
12 431 (2.34%) Legal
13 390 (2.11%) Advertising
14 366 (1.98%) Telecoms
15 285 (1.54%) Organisational Skills
16 216 (1.17%) Financial Institution
17 210 (1.14%) Front Office
18 196 (1.06%) Publishing
19 194 (1.05%) Presentation Skills
20 193 (1.05%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5,744 (31.12%) Developer
2 4,346 (23.55%) Software Engineer
3 2,769 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1,575 (8.53%) Senior Developer
5 1,283 (6.95%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1,229 (6.66%) Java Developer
7 947 (5.13%) Java Engineer
8 889 (4.82%) Full Stack Developer
9 855 (4.63%) Senior DevOps
10 803 (4.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 661 (3.58%) Cloud Engineer
12 604 (3.27%) Software Developer
13 539 (2.92%) Data Engineer
14 528 (2.86%) AWS Engineer
15 482 (2.61%) Senior Java Engineer
16 480 (2.60%) C# Developer
17 478 (2.59%) Architect
18 459 (2.49%) Backend Developer
19 454 (2.46%) Senior Java Developer
20 433 (2.35%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5,005 (27.12%) React
2 4,166 (22.57%) Node.js
3 3,140 (17.01%) .NET
4 2,958 (16.03%) Kafka
5 2,632 (14.26%) CSS
6 2,511 (13.60%) HTML
7 2,494 (13.51%) Spring
8 2,346 (12.71%) REST
9 2,344 (12.70%) RESTful
10 2,251 (12.20%) AngularJS
11 1,870 (10.13%) Spring Boot
12 1,353 (7.33%) GraphQL
13 1,352 (7.33%) ASP.NET
14 1,258 (6.82%) .NET Core
15 1,064 (5.76%) Vue.js
16 1,019 (5.52%) Ruby on Rails
17 1,005 (5.45%) RabbitMQ
18 969 (5.25%) Django
19 946 (5.13%) Web Services
20 767 (4.16%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 1,284 (6.96%) Cloud Native
2 1,251 (6.78%) User Experience
3 974 (5.28%) Greenfield Project
4 967 (5.24%) Algorithms
5 805 (4.36%) Mobile App
6 716 (3.88%) Public Cloud
7 708 (3.84%) Self-Motivation
8 660 (3.58%) Virtual Team
9 570 (3.09%) Linux Command Line
10 477 (2.58%) Data Structures
11 404 (2.19%) Blockchain
12 374 (2.03%) Life Science
13 356 (1.93%) Blog
14 306 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
15 304 (1.65%) Cyberattack
16 277 (1.50%) Sports Betting
17 274 (1.48%) Hackathon
18 268 (1.45%) Data Centre
19 219 (1.19%) Social Media
19 219 (1.19%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 4,021 (21.79%) Linux
2 1,384 (7.50%) Windows
3 913 (4.95%) Unix
4 416 (2.25%) Android
5 348 (1.89%) Apple iOS
6 283 (1.53%) CentOS
7 254 (1.38%) Windows Server
8 198 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 183 (0.99%) Mesosphere
10 179 (0.97%) Ubuntu
11 99 (0.54%) Mac OS
12 98 (0.53%) VMS
13 57 (0.31%) Debian
14 38 (0.21%) Amazon Linux
15 35 (0.19%) Mac OS X
16 34 (0.18%) Windows Server 2016
17 32 (0.17%) Alpine Linux
18 23 (0.12%) AIX
19 19 (0.10%) Windows 10
20 17 (0.092%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9,882 (53.54%) Agile
2 7,832 (42.43%) DevOps
3 7,706 (41.75%) CI/CD
4 7,504 (40.66%) Software Engineering
5 5,708 (30.93%) Microservices
6 3,413 (18.49%) TDD
7 3,317 (17.97%) Containerisation
8 3,212 (17.40%) Full Stack Development
9 3,131 (16.96%) Test Automation
10 2,940 (15.93%) Infrastructure as Code
11 2,608 (14.13%) Continuous Integration
12 2,573 (13.94%) Scrum
13 2,518 (13.64%) Mentoring
14 2,416 (13.09%) Problem-Solving
15 1,757 (9.52%) Coaching
16 1,677 (9.09%) BDD
17 1,668 (9.04%) Computer Science
18 1,652 (8.95%) SDLC
19 1,638 (8.87%) Fintech
20 1,632 (8.84%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7,095 (38.44%) Java
2 7,079 (38.35%) Python
3 5,892 (31.92%) JavaScript
4 4,687 (25.39%) SQL
5 3,144 (17.03%) Go
6 2,792 (15.13%) TypeScript
7 2,683 (14.54%) C#
8 1,978 (10.72%) Bash
9 1,916 (10.38%) Ruby
10 1,521 (8.24%) PHP
11 1,241 (6.72%) PowerShell
12 1,006 (5.45%) Kotlin
13 995 (5.39%) Scala
14 678 (3.67%) C++
15 592 (3.21%) Shell Script
16 566 (3.07%) Groovy
17 546 (2.96%) ES6
18 408 (2.21%) Perl
19 339 (1.84%) T-SQL
20 310 (1.68%) C
Qualifications
1 1,760 (9.54%) Degree
2 866 (4.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 838 (4.54%) Security Cleared
4 514 (2.78%) SC Cleared
5 286 (1.55%) AWS Certification
6 145 (0.79%) Master's Degree
7 138 (0.75%) PhD
8 118 (0.64%) DV Cleared
9 95 (0.51%) PMI Certification
10 89 (0.48%) ISTQB
11 81 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
12 68 (0.37%) OCP
12 68 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
13 61 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
14 51 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
15 41 (0.22%) RHCE
16 31 (0.17%) ISEB
17 23 (0.12%) ISEB Practitioner
18 17 (0.092%) MPhil
19 16 (0.087%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,651 (8.95%) QA
2 352 (1.91%) Accessibility
3 155 (0.84%) Data Quality
4 154 (0.83%) SLA
5 123 (0.67%) GDPR
6 102 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 66 (0.36%) PCI DSS
8 47 (0.25%) SOC 2
9 28 (0.15%) WCAG
10 26 (0.14%) PMO
11 22 (0.12%) IEC 62304
11 22 (0.12%) ISO 13485
12 18 (0.098%) HL7
13 15 (0.081%) GxP
13 15 (0.081%) SOC 1
14 14 (0.076%) GRC
14 14 (0.076%) HIPAA
15 11 (0.060%) NCSC
16 10 (0.054%) NIST
17 8 (0.043%) HITRUST
System Software
1 347 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
2 272 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 246 (1.33%) Active Directory
4 167 (0.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 73 (0.40%) vSphere
6 70 (0.38%) KVM
7 67 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
8 53 (0.29%) Hyper-V
9 43 (0.23%) Xen
10 42 (0.23%) LXC
11 31 (0.17%) Firmware
12 27 (0.15%) NFS
12 27 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
13 24 (0.13%) Ceph
14 19 (0.10%) GlusterFS
15 12 (0.065%) etcd
16 10 (0.054%) Varnish
16 10 (0.054%) VirtualBox
16 10 (0.054%) VMware NSX
17 9 (0.049%) iptables
Systems Management
1 11,865 (64.28%) Kubernetes
2 5,161 (27.96%) Terraform
3 3,028 (16.41%) Ansible
4 1,361 (7.37%) Puppet
5 1,080 (5.85%) Opscode Chef
6 935 (5.07%) Prometheus
7 834 (4.52%) Grafana
8 341 (1.85%) Kibana
9 316 (1.71%) Docker Swarm
10 290 (1.57%) Istio
11 246 (1.33%) Consul
12 226 (1.22%) logstash
13 182 (0.99%) Automic
14 162 (0.88%) Rancher
15 149 (0.81%) Packer
16 147 (0.80%) ZABBIX
17 146 (0.79%) Argo
18 95 (0.51%) HAProxy
19 86 (0.47%) Nagios
20 67 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1,931 (10.46%) Google
2 1,283 (6.95%) Microsoft
3 697 (3.78%) Oracle
4 610 (3.30%) Splunk
5 373 (2.02%) VMware
6 372 (2.02%) Red Hat
7 218 (1.18%) New Relic
8 215 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
9 197 (1.07%) Atlassian
10 169 (0.92%) IBM
11 140 (0.76%) Spotify
12 134 (0.73%) Facebook
13 130 (0.70%) Zopa
14 118 (0.64%) Apple
15 117 (0.63%) AppDynamics
16 116 (0.63%) BT
16 116 (0.63%) Cisco
17 112 (0.61%) SAP
18 109 (0.59%) Dynatrace
18 109 (0.59%) Samsung