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

Docker
UK
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 22 34 54
Rank change year-on-year +12 +20 +54
Permanent jobs citing Docker 4,440 8,840 8,027
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 8.93% 6.42% 4.87%
As % of the System Software category 48.43% 37.32% 32.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4,594 8,005 7,016
Median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £97,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 9,168 23,689 24,678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.43% 17.20% 14.98%
Number of salaries quoted 7,780 19,535 20,143
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +8.97%

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 29 October 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 October 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 +10 4,182 £65,000 - 1,111
London +10 2,201 £75,000 - 521
UK excluding London +23 2,136 £52,500 - 671
Work from Home -2 782 £60,000 -11.11% 249
South East +14 614 £60,000 +4.35% 148
North of England +26 579 £52,500 - 195
South West +25 356 £50,000 -6.54% 102
North West +25 287 £55,000 +4.76% 123
Yorkshire +19 246 £52,500 +5.00% 63
Midlands +42 241 £52,500 +5.00% 92
West Midlands +64 189 £52,500 - 61
East of England +55 138 £55,000 - 51
Scotland +11 123 £50,000 +5.26% 53
Wales +31 67 £47,500 +15.15% 22
East Midlands -3 52 £45,000 -5.26% 31
North East +41 45 £52,500 -2.78% 9
Northern Ireland +21 22 £55,000 -12.00% 9

For the 6 months to 29 October 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 2,673 (60.20%) Kubernetes
2 2,360 (53.15%) DevOps
3 2,196 (49.46%) AWS
4 1,862 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
5 1,733 (39.03%) Python
6 1,446 (32.57%) Azure
7 1,406 (31.67%) Java
8 1,353 (30.47%) JavaScript
9 1,304 (29.37%) Microservices
10 1,202 (27.07%) Terraform
11 1,199 (27.00%) Linux
12 1,004 (22.61%) Jenkins
13 985 (22.18%) Ansible
14 948 (21.35%) Software Engineering
15 869 (19.57%) Git (software)
16 867 (19.53%) Finance
17 857 (19.30%) SQL
18 853 (19.21%) TDD
19 784 (17.66%) C#
20 764 (17.21%) Node.js
21 753 (16.96%) .NET
22 735 (16.55%) React
23 711 (16.01%) GCP
24 689 (15.52%) Scrum
25 595 (13.40%) Puppet
26 570 (12.84%) AngularJS
27 511 (11.51%) Continuous Integration
28 508 (11.44%) Infrastructure as Code
29 507 (11.42%) NoSQL
30 489 (11.01%) 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
1 287 (6.46%) Elasticsearch
2 181 (4.08%) Apache
3 154 (3.47%) Confluence
4 135 (3.04%) Apache Spark
5 57 (1.28%) nginx
6 48 (1.08%) Tomcat
7 38 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
8 36 (0.81%) WebSphere
9 35 (0.79%) OpenStack
10 34 (0.77%) CMS
11 28 (0.63%) IIS
12 26 (0.59%) SharePoint
13 21 (0.47%) JBoss
13 21 (0.47%) WebLogic
14 18 (0.41%) WordPress
15 16 (0.36%) Tornado
16 14 (0.32%) GlassFish
17 11 (0.25%) Ethereum
18 10 (0.23%) MS Exchange
19 8 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (0.090%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.090%) Sketch
3 3 (0.068%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.068%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.045%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.045%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.045%) Inkscape
4 2 (0.045%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.023%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 21 (0.47%) SAP Hybris
2 13 (0.29%) Distributed Ledger
3 9 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
4 8 (0.18%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 8 (0.18%) R3 Corda
5 6 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.14%) Magento
5 6 (0.14%) Quorum
6 3 (0.068%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.068%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.045%) Maximo
7 2 (0.045%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.023%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2,196 (49.46%) AWS
2 1,446 (32.57%) Azure
3 711 (16.01%) GCP
4 381 (8.58%) Serverless
5 310 (6.98%) SaaS
6 300 (6.76%) AWS CloudFormation
7 264 (5.95%) AWS Lambda
8 218 (4.91%) PaaS
9 207 (4.66%) GitHub
10 193 (4.35%) OpenShift
11 180 (4.05%) Amazon ECS
12 157 (3.54%) IaaS
13 100 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
14 93 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
15 89 (2.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 89 (2.00%) Amazon EKS
16 77 (1.73%) Amazon S3
17 71 (1.60%) Apigee
17 71 (1.60%) Datadog
18 65 (1.46%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 121 (2.73%) Firewall
2 64 (1.44%) HTTP
2 64 (1.44%) TCP/IP
3 59 (1.33%) DNS
4 57 (1.28%) VPN
5 54 (1.22%) Internet
6 45 (1.01%) Network Security
7 21 (0.47%) LAN
8 20 (0.45%) WAN
9 19 (0.43%) AMQP
10 15 (0.34%) SSH
11 14 (0.32%) SSL
12 13 (0.29%) Skype
13 12 (0.27%) HTTPS
14 11 (0.25%) OSPF
14 11 (0.25%) Software-Defined Networking
14 11 (0.25%) Wireless
15 10 (0.23%) BGP
15 10 (0.23%) Multicast
15 10 (0.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 507 (11.42%) NoSQL
2 472 (10.63%) PostgreSQL
3 470 (10.59%) SQL Server
4 393 (8.85%) MySQL
5 341 (7.68%) MongoDB
6 184 (4.14%) Redis
7 168 (3.78%) Big Data
8 156 (3.51%) Relational Database
9 114 (2.57%) Apache Cassandra
10 102 (2.30%) Hadoop
11 100 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
12 87 (1.96%) Amazon Redshift
13 80 (1.80%) Amazon RDS
14 78 (1.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 49 (1.10%) Blockchain
15 49 (1.10%) MariaDB
16 42 (0.95%) RDBMS
17 41 (0.92%) Azure SQL Database
18 32 (0.72%) Cosmos DB
18 32 (0.72%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1,004 (22.61%) Jenkins
2 869 (19.57%) Git (software)
3 336 (7.57%) GitLab
4 297 (6.69%) JIRA
5 204 (4.59%) Selenium
6 174 (3.92%) TeamCity
7 124 (2.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 117 (2.64%) Cucumber
9 113 (2.55%) Bitbucket
10 112 (2.52%) Artifactory
11 98 (2.21%) Octopus Deploy
12 90 (2.03%) JUnit
13 85 (1.91%) webpack
14 82 (1.85%) CircleCI
15 78 (1.76%) Maven
16 57 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
17 54 (1.22%) Vagrant
18 53 (1.19%) Sonatype Nexus
19 52 (1.17%) Mocha
20 50 (1.13%) SonarQube
General
1 867 (19.53%) Finance
2 225 (5.07%) Banking
3 138 (3.11%) Games
4 104 (2.34%) Retail
5 96 (2.16%) Public Sector
6 95 (2.14%) Marketing
7 90 (2.03%) Law
8 64 (1.44%) Back Office
9 62 (1.40%) Front Office
10 54 (1.22%) Manufacturing
11 47 (1.06%) Telecoms
12 38 (0.86%) Advertising
13 22 (0.50%) Legal
14 20 (0.45%) Electronics
15 19 (0.43%) Financial Institution
16 15 (0.34%) Publishing
17 12 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
18 11 (0.25%) Investment Banking
19 8 (0.18%) Aerospace
19 8 (0.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,695 (38.18%) Developer
2 1,064 (23.96%) DevOps Engineer
3 449 (10.11%) Senior Developer
4 425 (9.57%) Software Engineer
5 416 (9.37%) AWS Engineer
6 403 (9.08%) Java Developer
7 365 (8.22%) AWS DevOps
8 322 (7.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 257 (5.79%) Python Developer
10 249 (5.61%) Architect
11 247 (5.56%) Senior DevOps
12 223 (5.02%) .NET Developer
12 223 (5.02%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 197 (4.44%) Full Stack Developer
14 167 (3.76%) PHP Developer
15 166 (3.74%) Software Developer
16 165 (3.72%) Java Engineer
17 147 (3.31%) Cloud Engineer
18 146 (3.29%) Kubernetes Engineer
19 145 (3.27%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 764 (17.21%) Node.js
2 753 (16.96%) .NET
3 735 (16.55%) React
4 570 (12.84%) AngularJS
5 489 (11.01%) Kafka
6 464 (10.45%) REST
7 452 (10.18%) .NET Core
8 440 (9.91%) CSS
8 440 (9.91%) HTML
9 402 (9.05%) Web Services
10 397 (8.94%) Spring
11 292 (6.58%) Vue.js
12 259 (5.83%) RESTful
12 259 (5.83%) Spring Boot
13 218 (4.91%) RabbitMQ
14 203 (4.57%) Redux
15 202 (4.55%) .NET Framework
16 182 (4.10%) HTML5
17 176 (3.96%) Laravel
18 134 (3.02%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 285 (6.42%) Greenfield Project
2 202 (4.55%) Cloud Native
3 179 (4.03%) Public Cloud
4 162 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
5 126 (2.84%) Hedge funds
6 111 (2.50%) Mobile App
7 91 (2.05%) User Experience
8 84 (1.89%) Algorithms
9 73 (1.64%) Data Centre
10 65 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
11 56 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
12 54 (1.22%) Blog
13 53 (1.19%) Virtual Team
14 43 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
15 39 (0.88%) Social Network
16 37 (0.83%) Equities
16 37 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
17 31 (0.70%) Derivative
18 29 (0.65%) Data Structures
19 28 (0.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,199 (27.00%) Linux
2 388 (8.74%) Windows
3 143 (3.22%) Unix
4 124 (2.79%) CentOS
5 117 (2.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 88 (1.98%) Windows Server
7 67 (1.51%) Ubuntu
8 43 (0.97%) Android
9 35 (0.79%) Debian
10 28 (0.63%) VMS
11 27 (0.61%) Apple iOS
12 18 (0.41%) CoreOS
13 16 (0.36%) Fedora
14 15 (0.34%) Mac OS
14 15 (0.34%) Solaris
15 13 (0.29%) AIX
16 12 (0.27%) Mesosphere
17 10 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
17 10 (0.23%) zOS
18 8 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,360 (53.15%) DevOps
2 1,862 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
3 1,304 (29.37%) Microservices
4 948 (21.35%) Software Engineering
5 853 (19.21%) TDD
6 689 (15.52%) Scrum
7 511 (11.51%) Continuous Integration
8 508 (11.44%) Infrastructure as Code
9 442 (9.95%) Test Automation
10 428 (9.64%) Mentoring
11 422 (9.50%) Fintech
12 340 (7.66%) Machine Learning
13 333 (7.50%) Open Source
14 322 (7.25%) Problem-Solving
15 315 (7.09%) Configuration Management
16 271 (6.10%) BDD
17 267 (6.01%) Analytics
18 252 (5.68%) OO
19 244 (5.50%) Artificial Intelligence
20 241 (5.43%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1,733 (39.03%) Python
2 1,406 (31.67%) Java
3 1,353 (30.47%) JavaScript
4 857 (19.30%) SQL
5 784 (17.66%) C#
6 457 (10.29%) Go
7 415 (9.35%) PHP
8 410 (9.23%) Bash Shell
9 360 (8.11%) TypeScript
10 296 (6.67%) Ruby
11 293 (6.60%) PowerShell
12 222 (5.00%) C++
13 192 (4.32%) Scala
14 182 (4.10%) Java 8
15 160 (3.60%) Kotlin
16 112 (2.52%) Shell Script
17 101 (2.27%) C
18 92 (2.07%) ES6
19 83 (1.87%) Clojure
20 65 (1.46%) Perl
Qualifications
1 370 (8.33%) Degree
2 179 (4.03%) Security Cleared
3 140 (3.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 111 (2.50%) SC Cleared
5 60 (1.35%) AWS Certification
6 56 (1.26%) Sun Certification
7 49 (1.10%) DV Cleared
8 41 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
9 36 (0.81%) PhD
10 31 (0.70%) CCNA
10 31 (0.70%) ISTQB
11 25 (0.56%) ISEB
12 16 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (0.36%) RHCE
13 13 (0.29%) OSCE
14 12 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
15 10 (0.23%) CCNP
15 10 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 9 (0.20%) Master's Degree
17 8 (0.18%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 165 (3.72%) QA
2 37 (0.83%) NIST
3 34 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (0.54%) SLA
5 22 (0.50%) GDPR
6 13 (0.29%) NIST 800
7 12 (0.27%) NCSC
8 8 (0.18%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.14%) PMO
10 5 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 3 (0.068%) MiFID
12 2 (0.045%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.045%) Dodd-Frank
12 2 (0.045%) EMIR
12 2 (0.045%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.045%) IEC 62304
12 2 (0.045%) ISO 13485
12 2 (0.045%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.045%) WCAG
13 1 (0.023%) Basel III
System Software
1 116 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 87 (1.96%) Active Directory
3 46 (1.04%) vSphere
4 41 (0.92%) Hyper-V
5 36 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
6 28 (0.63%) VirtualBox
7 15 (0.34%) KVM
7 15 (0.34%) Xen
8 12 (0.27%) GlusterFS
8 12 (0.27%) LXC
9 10 (0.23%) Firmware
10 8 (0.18%) Ceph
10 8 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (0.18%) XenApp
10 8 (0.18%) XenDesktop
11 7 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 7 (0.16%) Gluster
12 4 (0.090%) HDFS
12 4 (0.090%) RHEV
12 4 (0.090%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2,673 (60.20%) Kubernetes
2 1,202 (27.07%) Terraform
3 985 (22.18%) Ansible
4 595 (13.40%) Puppet
5 441 (9.93%) Opscode Chef
6 124 (2.79%) Prometheus
7 87 (1.96%) Grafana
8 50 (1.13%) Nagios
9 49 (1.10%) Istio
10 43 (0.97%) Docker Swarm
11 42 (0.95%) Kibana
12 40 (0.90%) Packer
13 34 (0.77%) Mesos
14 33 (0.74%) Consul
15 31 (0.70%) logstash
16 28 (0.63%) Rancher
17 24 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
18 23 (0.52%) ZABBIX
19 22 (0.50%) Salt
20 21 (0.47%) Marathon
Vendors
1 361 (8.13%) Google
2 310 (6.98%) Microsoft
3 201 (4.53%) VMware
4 162 (3.65%) Oracle
5 157 (3.54%) Red Hat
6 93 (2.09%) Splunk
7 83 (1.87%) New Relic
8 73 (1.64%) SAP
9 69 (1.55%) IBM
10 64 (1.44%) Cisco
11 59 (1.33%) Atlassian
12 42 (0.95%) SaltStack
13 40 (0.90%) Dynatrace
14 36 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
15 31 (0.70%) AppDynamics
16 27 (0.61%) Zend
17 24 (0.54%) Adobe
17 24 (0.54%) CheckPoint
18 21 (0.47%) hybris
19 16 (0.36%) Fortinet