Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Docker
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 19 34 46
Rank change year-on-year +15 +12 +47
Permanent jobs citing Docker 6,047 8,107 7,809
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 9.51% 6.47% 5.22%
As % of the System Software category 51.60% 37.92% 33.63%
Number of salaries quoted 6,330 7,260 7,003
Median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £96,250 £90,000
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 11,720 21,380 23,218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.44% 17.05% 15.52%
Number of salaries quoted 9,819 17,675 19,105
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,500 £25,500 £25,375
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.59% - +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 20 January 2021.

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 20 January 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 +13 5,533 £65,000 - 1,290
London +12 2,931 £75,000 - 593
UK excluding London +24 2,863 £55,000 +4.76% 776
Work from Home +6 1,314 £60,000 -7.69% 282
North of England +20 838 £55,000 +4.76% 262
South East +21 768 £60,000 +4.35% 162
South West +27 459 £50,500 +1.00% 104
North West +24 428 £55,000 +4.76% 155
Yorkshire +11 356 £55,000 +4.76% 87
Midlands +42 338 £55,000 +10.00% 99
West Midlands +43 259 £57,500 +9.52% 69
Scotland +17 249 £50,000 +5.04% 54
East of England +31 119 £60,000 +9.09% 67
East Midlands +27 78 £50,000 +5.26% 30
Wales +33 77 £47,500 +9.56% 18
North East +35 53 £55,000 +10.00% 20
Northern Ireland +36 23 £52,500 -25.00% 10

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 3,727 (61.63%) Kubernetes
2 3,115 (51.51%) DevOps
3 2,964 (49.02%) AWS
4 2,833 (46.85%) Agile Software Development
5 2,293 (37.92%) Python
6 1,922 (31.78%) Java
7 1,843 (30.48%) Azure
8 1,800 (29.77%) JavaScript
9 1,776 (29.37%) Terraform
10 1,768 (29.24%) Microservices
11 1,642 (27.15%) Linux
12 1,394 (23.05%) Software Engineering
13 1,317 (21.78%) Ansible
14 1,260 (20.84%) Git (software)
15 1,245 (20.59%) Jenkins
16 1,229 (20.32%) SQL
17 1,192 (19.71%) TDD
18 1,125 (18.60%) C#
19 1,116 (18.46%) Finance
20 1,042 (17.23%) Scrum
21 1,019 (16.85%) .NET
22 1,012 (16.74%) React
23 967 (15.99%) GCP
24 966 (15.97%) Node.js
25 842 (13.92%) Puppet
26 815 (13.48%) Infrastructure as Code
27 777 (12.85%) Continuous Integration
28 771 (12.75%) Go
28 771 (12.75%) Kafka
29 736 (12.17%) AngularJS

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
1 360 (5.95%) Elasticsearch
2 208 (3.44%) Apache
3 201 (3.32%) Apache Spark
4 199 (3.29%) Confluence
5 82 (1.36%) Tomcat
6 78 (1.29%) nginx
7 62 (1.03%) OpenStack
8 52 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
9 47 (0.78%) CMS
10 45 (0.74%) WebSphere
11 41 (0.68%) JBoss
12 35 (0.58%) IIS
13 32 (0.53%) WordPress
14 31 (0.51%) WebLogic
15 26 (0.43%) Apache Airflow
15 26 (0.43%) Tornado
16 21 (0.35%) SharePoint
17 19 (0.31%) Drupal
18 18 (0.30%) ColdFusion
19 12 (0.20%) Jupyter
Applications
1 28 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
2 12 (0.20%) InVision
3 11 (0.18%) Sketch
4 9 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
5 7 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (0.050%) Chatbot
6 3 (0.050%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.050%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.033%) GIMP
8 1 (0.017%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.017%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.017%) Inkscape
Business Applications
1 20 (0.33%) SAP Hybris
2 15 (0.25%) Magento
3 12 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
4 7 (0.12%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 6 (0.099%) Quorum
6 5 (0.083%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.083%) R3 Corda
7 4 (0.066%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.066%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.050%) Distributed Ledger
8 3 (0.050%) Shopify
9 2 (0.033%) Maximo
10 1 (0.017%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 2,964 (49.02%) AWS
2 1,843 (30.48%) Azure
3 967 (15.99%) GCP
4 484 (8.00%) Serverless
5 475 (7.86%) AWS CloudFormation
6 431 (7.13%) SaaS
7 297 (4.91%) AWS Lambda
8 286 (4.73%) PaaS
9 281 (4.65%) GitHub
10 255 (4.22%) Amazon ECS
11 196 (3.24%) OpenShift
12 191 (3.16%) Amazon EKS
13 190 (3.14%) IaaS
14 158 (2.61%) Amazon EC2
15 137 (2.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 114 (1.89%) Amazon S3
17 112 (1.85%) Datadog
18 105 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
19 104 (1.72%) Pulumi
20 85 (1.41%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 159 (2.63%) Firewall
2 109 (1.80%) HTTP
3 96 (1.59%) TCP/IP
4 86 (1.42%) DNS
5 76 (1.26%) VPN
6 63 (1.04%) Network Security
7 53 (0.88%) Internet
8 29 (0.48%) IPv4
8 29 (0.48%) WAN
9 27 (0.45%) LAN
10 25 (0.41%) OSPF
11 23 (0.38%) VLAN
12 22 (0.36%) SSL
13 20 (0.33%) AMQP
14 15 (0.25%) HTTPS
15 13 (0.21%) DHCP
16 12 (0.20%) IPv6
16 12 (0.20%) OpenVPN
17 11 (0.18%) Kerberos
17 11 (0.18%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 726 (12.01%) PostgreSQL
2 597 (9.87%) MySQL
3 574 (9.49%) SQL Server
4 504 (8.33%) NoSQL
5 450 (7.44%) MongoDB
6 271 (4.48%) Relational Database
7 235 (3.89%) Redis
8 231 (3.82%) Big Data
9 135 (2.23%) Hadoop
10 124 (2.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 122 (2.02%) Amazon RDS
12 100 (1.65%) Azure SQL Database
13 94 (1.55%) Amazon Redshift
14 92 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
14 92 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
15 72 (1.19%) MariaDB
16 70 (1.16%) Cosmos DB
17 63 (1.04%) RDBMS
18 50 (0.83%) Blockchain
19 36 (0.60%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 1,260 (20.84%) Git (software)
2 1,245 (20.59%) Jenkins
3 535 (8.85%) GitLab
4 374 (6.18%) JIRA
5 280 (4.63%) Selenium
6 205 (3.39%) TeamCity
7 155 (2.56%) Bitbucket
8 151 (2.50%) Octopus Deploy
9 146 (2.41%) Maven
10 139 (2.30%) Cucumber
11 131 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 125 (2.07%) Artifactory
13 93 (1.54%) CircleCI
13 93 (1.54%) JUnit
14 89 (1.47%) Gradle
15 88 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
16 84 (1.39%) Cypress.io
16 84 (1.39%) webpack
17 79 (1.31%) Vagrant
18 69 (1.14%) SpecFlow
General
1 1,116 (18.46%) Finance
2 306 (5.06%) Banking
3 246 (4.07%) Games
4 198 (3.27%) Public Sector
5 163 (2.70%) Marketing
6 147 (2.43%) Retail
7 91 (1.50%) Law
8 86 (1.42%) Telecoms
9 68 (1.12%) Front Office
10 67 (1.11%) Manufacturing
11 49 (0.81%) Advertising
12 47 (0.78%) Back Office
13 44 (0.73%) Legal
14 42 (0.69%) Electronics
15 25 (0.41%) Automotive
16 19 (0.31%) Online Betting
16 19 (0.31%) Publishing
17 16 (0.26%) Financial Institution
18 15 (0.25%) Investment Banking
19 14 (0.23%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 2,281 (37.72%) Developer
2 1,411 (23.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 655 (10.83%) AWS Engineer
4 644 (10.65%) Software Engineer
5 619 (10.24%) Senior Developer
6 562 (9.29%) Java Developer
7 506 (8.37%) AWS DevOps
8 476 (7.87%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 312 (5.16%) Python Developer
10 309 (5.11%) Senior DevOps
11 307 (5.08%) Full Stack Developer
12 300 (4.96%) Architect
13 282 (4.66%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 278 (4.60%) .NET Developer
15 250 (4.13%) Java Engineer
16 248 (4.10%) Software Developer
17 222 (3.67%) PHP Developer
18 215 (3.56%) Cloud Engineer
19 198 (3.27%) Senior Software Engineer
20 193 (3.19%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,019 (16.85%) .NET
2 1,012 (16.74%) React
3 966 (15.97%) Node.js
4 771 (12.75%) Kafka
5 736 (12.17%) AngularJS
6 667 (11.03%) .NET Core
7 635 (10.50%) Spring
8 545 (9.01%) REST
9 517 (8.55%) CSS
10 513 (8.48%) HTML
11 483 (7.99%) Spring Boot
12 476 (7.87%) Web Services
13 417 (6.90%) Vue.js
14 354 (5.85%) RESTful
15 322 (5.32%) .NET Framework
16 313 (5.18%) RabbitMQ
17 234 (3.87%) Redux
18 216 (3.57%) Laravel
19 196 (3.24%) HTML5
20 190 (3.14%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 456 (7.54%) Greenfield Project
2 264 (4.37%) Cloud Native
3 204 (3.37%) Public Cloud
4 199 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
5 189 (3.13%) Mobile App
6 143 (2.36%) User Experience
7 129 (2.13%) Algorithms
8 116 (1.92%) Hedge funds
9 107 (1.77%) Linux Command Line
10 102 (1.69%) Data Centre
11 76 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
12 72 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
12 72 (1.19%) Virtual Team
13 71 (1.17%) Hybrid Cloud
14 61 (1.01%) Data Structures
15 58 (0.96%) Enterprise Cloud
16 53 (0.88%) Blog
17 52 (0.86%) Private Cloud
18 48 (0.79%) Social Network
19 39 (0.64%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1,642 (27.15%) Linux
2 449 (7.43%) Windows
3 263 (4.35%) Unix
4 162 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 142 (2.35%) CentOS
6 128 (2.12%) Windows Server
7 112 (1.85%) Ubuntu
8 69 (1.14%) Android
9 57 (0.94%) Apple iOS
10 26 (0.43%) VMS
11 23 (0.38%) Debian
12 20 (0.33%) Fedora
13 18 (0.30%) CoreOS
14 16 (0.26%) zOS
15 12 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (0.20%) Windows Server 2016
16 11 (0.18%) Mac OS
17 6 (0.099%) Mesosphere
18 5 (0.083%) Mac OS X
18 5 (0.083%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,115 (51.51%) DevOps
2 2,833 (46.85%) Agile Software Development
3 1,768 (29.24%) Microservices
4 1,394 (23.05%) Software Engineering
5 1,192 (19.71%) TDD
6 1,042 (17.23%) Scrum
7 815 (13.48%) Infrastructure as Code
8 777 (12.85%) Continuous Integration
9 635 (10.50%) Test Automation
10 539 (8.91%) Fintech
10 539 (8.91%) Mentoring
11 531 (8.78%) Problem-Solving
12 497 (8.22%) Configuration Management
13 430 (7.11%) Machine Learning
14 372 (6.15%) Analytics
15 367 (6.07%) BDD
16 358 (5.92%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 345 (5.71%) Deployment Automation
18 343 (5.67%) Open Source
19 322 (5.32%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 2,293 (37.92%) Python
2 1,922 (31.78%) Java
3 1,800 (29.77%) JavaScript
4 1,229 (20.32%) SQL
5 1,125 (18.60%) C#
6 771 (12.75%) Go
7 573 (9.48%) PHP
8 546 (9.03%) Bash Shell
9 544 (9.00%) TypeScript
10 439 (7.26%) Ruby
11 384 (6.35%) PowerShell
12 261 (4.32%) Scala
13 235 (3.89%) Java 8
14 223 (3.69%) C++
15 198 (3.27%) Kotlin
16 108 (1.79%) ES6
17 99 (1.64%) C
18 96 (1.59%) Groovy
19 90 (1.49%) Shell Script
20 73 (1.21%) Perl
Qualifications
1 388 (6.42%) Degree
2 300 (4.96%) Security Cleared
3 227 (3.75%) SC Cleared
4 155 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 104 (1.72%) AWS Certification
6 55 (0.91%) PhD
7 40 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
7 40 (0.66%) DV Cleared
7 40 (0.66%) ISTQB
8 33 (0.55%) ISEB
9 31 (0.51%) Sun Certification
10 27 (0.45%) CCNA
10 27 (0.45%) RHCE
11 21 (0.35%) OSCE
12 18 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 15 (0.25%) OSCP
14 14 (0.23%) Master's Degree
14 14 (0.23%) SANS
15 11 (0.18%) CISSP
15 11 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 227 (3.75%) QA
2 44 (0.73%) NIST
3 40 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (0.51%) GDPR
5 18 (0.30%) SLA
6 14 (0.23%) Data Quality
7 13 (0.21%) PCI DSS
8 10 (0.17%) WCAG
9 9 (0.15%) ISO 9001
10 8 (0.13%) NCSC
11 6 (0.099%) NIST 800
12 5 (0.083%) Dodd-Frank
12 5 (0.083%) EMIR
12 5 (0.083%) MiFID
13 4 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 4 (0.066%) PMO
14 2 (0.033%) HIPAA
14 2 (0.033%) IEC 62304
14 2 (0.033%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 186 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 134 (2.22%) Active Directory
3 61 (1.01%) Hyper-V
4 47 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
5 31 (0.51%) vSphere
6 26 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (0.31%) KVM
7 19 (0.31%) VirtualBox
8 12 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 12 (0.20%) Xen
9 11 (0.18%) HDFS
10 10 (0.17%) Firmware
11 9 (0.15%) XenApp
12 8 (0.13%) pfSense
12 8 (0.13%) XenDesktop
13 7 (0.12%) Ceph
13 7 (0.12%) LXC
14 6 (0.099%) Varnish
15 5 (0.083%) Postfix
15 5 (0.083%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3,727 (61.63%) Kubernetes
2 1,776 (29.37%) Terraform
3 1,317 (21.78%) Ansible
4 842 (13.92%) Puppet
5 605 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
6 215 (3.56%) Prometheus
7 172 (2.84%) Grafana
8 74 (1.22%) Packer
9 63 (1.04%) Nagios
10 62 (1.03%) Istio
11 60 (0.99%) Docker Swarm
12 50 (0.83%) Rancher
13 47 (0.78%) Kibana
14 41 (0.68%) Consul
15 38 (0.63%) ZABBIX
16 25 (0.41%) Fortio
16 25 (0.41%) Graylog
16 25 (0.41%) Kiali
17 24 (0.40%) HAProxy
17 24 (0.40%) Mesos
Vendors
1 487 (8.05%) Google
2 403 (6.66%) Microsoft
3 280 (4.63%) VMware
4 251 (4.15%) Oracle
5 206 (3.41%) Red Hat
6 113 (1.87%) Atlassian
7 103 (1.70%) SaltStack
8 98 (1.62%) IBM
8 98 (1.62%) New Relic
9 97 (1.60%) SAP
10 93 (1.54%) Splunk
11 68 (1.12%) Cisco
12 45 (0.74%) Dynatrace
12 45 (0.74%) Zend
13 32 (0.53%) Adobe
14 27 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
15 21 (0.35%) hybris
16 20 (0.33%) Fortinet
17 19 (0.31%) Pega
18 18 (0.30%) Apple