Period
to 25 July 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 25 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Docker
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 16 18 18
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 +45
Permanent jobs citing Docker 3,006 638 878
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 13.27% 11.72% 10.87%
As % of the System Software category 67.52% 59.51% 55.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2,411 569 814
10th Percentile £37,500 £42,500 £37,843
25th Percentile £45,000 £50,000 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
75th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £92,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 WFH option and a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 4,452 1,072 1,582
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 19.65% 19.69% 19.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3,730 943 1,379
10th Percentile £33,750 £38,800 £36,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £46,250 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - -7.69% +18.18%
75th Percentile £76,250 £77,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £91,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Docker
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Docker as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Docker trend for jobs with a WFH option

Docker
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Docker.

Docker salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Docker
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Docker over the 6 months to 25 July 2021.

Docker salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 25 July 2021, Docker job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Docker.

1 1,827 (60.78%) Kubernetes
2 1,544 (51.36%) AWS
3 1,259 (41.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1,244 (41.38%) DevOps
5 984 (32.73%) JavaScript
6 975 (32.44%) Software Engineering
7 951 (31.64%) Terraform
8 947 (31.50%) Azure
9 848 (28.21%) React
10 822 (27.35%) Microservices
11 817 (27.18%) Python
12 717 (23.85%) Git (software)
13 701 (23.32%) Java
14 616 (20.49%) Linux
15 608 (20.23%) SQL
16 582 (19.36%) Node.js
17 581 (19.33%) Finance
18 548 (18.23%) C#
19 533 (17.73%) GCP
20 490 (16.30%) AngularJS
21 484 (16.10%) .NET
22 461 (15.34%) Jenkins
23 457 (15.20%) MySQL
24 450 (14.97%) Scrum
25 441 (14.67%) Go
26 429 (14.27%) PostgreSQL
27 418 (13.91%) PHP
27 418 (13.91%) Ansible
28 417 (13.87%) Social Skills
29 370 (12.31%) TypeScript

Docker
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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
1 223 (7.42%) Elasticsearch
2 82 (2.73%) Apache Spark
3 51 (1.70%) CMS
4 50 (1.66%) Confluence
5 49 (1.63%) nginx
6 39 (1.30%) Apache
7 31 (1.03%) Apache Airflow
8 25 (0.83%) WordPress
9 20 (0.67%) Drupal
9 20 (0.67%) OpenStack
9 20 (0.67%) Tomcat
10 13 (0.43%) Apache Solr
10 13 (0.43%) Umbraco
11 12 (0.40%) Headless CMS
12 11 (0.37%) IIS
13 6 (0.20%) Kentico
13 6 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
14 5 (0.17%) Cloud Foundry
14 5 (0.17%) CloudStack
14 5 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 11 (0.37%) Sketch
2 7 (0.23%) Figma
3 6 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.13%) Zeplin
5 3 (0.100%) GIMP
5 3 (0.100%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.100%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.067%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.033%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 13 (0.43%) Magento
2 9 (0.30%) Sentinel
3 6 (0.20%) Shopify
4 4 (0.13%) R3 Corda
5 2 (0.067%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.067%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.033%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.033%) Relativity
6 1 (0.033%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1,544 (51.36%) AWS
2 947 (31.50%) Azure
3 533 (17.73%) GCP
4 288 (9.58%) Serverless
5 273 (9.08%) SaaS
6 222 (7.39%) AWS CloudFormation
7 174 (5.79%) AWS Lambda
7 174 (5.79%) GitHub
8 137 (4.56%) Amazon S3
9 120 (3.99%) PaaS
10 97 (3.23%) IaaS
11 96 (3.19%) Amazon SQS
12 91 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
13 81 (2.69%) Amazon ECS
14 70 (2.33%) Datadog
15 69 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
16 61 (2.03%) AWS Step Functions
16 61 (2.03%) npm
17 49 (1.63%) OpenShift
18 44 (1.46%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (2.56%) Firewall
2 53 (1.76%) HTTP
3 38 (1.26%) Internet
4 36 (1.20%) DNS
5 27 (0.90%) TCP/IP
5 27 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
6 21 (0.70%) VPN
7 19 (0.63%) Bluetooth
7 19 (0.63%) WAN
7 19 (0.63%) Wireless
7 19 (0.63%) ZigBee
8 17 (0.57%) LAN
9 14 (0.47%) SSH
10 12 (0.40%) SSL
11 10 (0.33%) IPv4
12 9 (0.30%) VLAN
13 7 (0.23%) IPv6
13 7 (0.23%) Network Security
14 6 (0.20%) AMQP
14 6 (0.20%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 457 (15.20%) MySQL
2 429 (14.27%) PostgreSQL
3 368 (12.24%) MongoDB
4 279 (9.28%) NoSQL
5 228 (7.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 223 (7.42%) SQL Server
7 183 (6.09%) Big Data
8 165 (5.49%) Redis
9 126 (4.19%) Amazon RDS
10 112 (3.73%) Relational Database
11 75 (2.50%) GIS
12 70 (2.33%) Amazon Aurora
13 65 (2.16%) Hadoop
14 38 (1.26%) Amazon Athena
15 37 (1.23%) Data Lake
15 37 (1.23%) Neo4j
16 33 (1.10%) Blockchain
17 31 (1.03%) Amazon Redshift
18 29 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
19 28 (0.93%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 717 (23.85%) Git (software)
2 461 (15.34%) Jenkins
3 179 (5.95%) GitLab
4 103 (3.43%) JIRA
5 77 (2.56%) webpack
6 62 (2.06%) Cypress.io
7 60 (2.00%) Selenium
8 57 (1.90%) Maven
9 48 (1.60%) TeamCity
10 45 (1.50%) PHPUnit
11 44 (1.46%) Bitbucket
12 40 (1.33%) Gradle
13 38 (1.26%) CircleCI
14 35 (1.16%) Babel
14 35 (1.16%) Postman
15 29 (0.96%) Cucumber
16 27 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
17 25 (0.83%) JUnit
18 24 (0.80%) Travis CI
19 23 (0.77%) git-flow
General
1 581 (19.33%) Finance
2 417 (13.87%) Social Skills
3 156 (5.19%) Retail
4 151 (5.02%) Games
5 121 (4.03%) Marketing
6 111 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
7 86 (2.86%) Front Office
8 68 (2.26%) Banking
9 47 (1.56%) Public Sector
10 33 (1.10%) Billing
11 31 (1.03%) Electronics
11 31 (1.03%) Manufacturing
12 27 (0.90%) Automotive
13 26 (0.86%) Law
14 23 (0.77%) Telecoms
15 20 (0.67%) Local Government
16 18 (0.60%) Organisational Skills
17 13 (0.43%) Music Industry
18 12 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
19 11 (0.37%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 1,517 (50.47%) Developer
2 465 (15.47%) DevOps Engineer
3 349 (11.61%) Senior Developer
4 347 (11.54%) Software Engineer
5 238 (7.92%) PHP Developer
6 210 (6.99%) AWS Engineer
7 199 (6.62%) C# Developer
8 189 (6.29%) AWS DevOps
8 189 (6.29%) Java Developer
9 177 (5.89%) Full Stack Developer
10 176 (5.85%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 160 (5.32%) React Developer
12 151 (5.02%) Software Developer
13 145 (4.82%) JavaScript Developer
14 144 (4.79%) Architect
15 142 (4.72%) Senior DevOps
16 139 (4.62%) Python Developer
16 139 (4.62%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 135 (4.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 132 (4.39%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 848 (28.21%) React
2 582 (19.36%) Node.js
3 490 (16.30%) AngularJS
4 484 (16.10%) .NET
5 345 (11.48%) Kafka
6 332 (11.04%) HTML
7 330 (10.98%) REST
8 300 (9.98%) CSS
9 285 (9.48%) Vue.js
10 264 (8.78%) .NET Core
11 257 (8.55%) Spring
12 241 (8.02%) Web Services
13 210 (6.99%) RESTful
14 200 (6.65%) Laravel
15 176 (5.85%) Spring Boot
16 159 (5.29%) GraphQL
17 158 (5.26%) Symfony
18 140 (4.66%) HTML5
19 136 (4.52%) jQuery
20 134 (4.46%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 277 (9.21%) Greenfield Project
2 149 (4.96%) User Experience
3 139 (4.62%) Virtual Team
4 101 (3.36%) Mobile App
5 83 (2.76%) Self-Motivation
6 82 (2.73%) Public Cloud
7 76 (2.53%) Algorithms
7 76 (2.53%) Hybrid Cloud
8 58 (1.93%) Legacy Systems
9 53 (1.76%) Cloud Native
10 52 (1.73%) Data Centre
11 34 (1.13%) Social Media
12 32 (1.06%) Data Structures
13 31 (1.03%) iPad
14 28 (0.93%) Management Information System
15 26 (0.86%) Legacy Code
16 23 (0.77%) Fixed Income
17 21 (0.70%) Derivative
17 21 (0.70%) Hedge funds
17 21 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 616 (20.49%) Linux
2 155 (5.16%) Windows
3 84 (2.79%) Unix
4 58 (1.93%) Windows Server
5 45 (1.50%) Android
6 35 (1.16%) Apple iOS
7 28 (0.93%) CentOS
8 27 (0.90%) Ubuntu
9 22 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
11 16 (0.53%) Mac OS
12 14 (0.47%) Windows Server 2019
13 12 (0.40%) SUSE
14 11 (0.37%) Debian
15 9 (0.30%) Windows 10
16 8 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
17 7 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
18 5 (0.17%) Fedora
18 5 (0.17%) Windows 7
19 4 (0.13%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,259 (41.88%) Agile Software Development
2 1,244 (41.38%) DevOps
3 975 (32.44%) Software Engineering
4 822 (27.35%) Microservices
5 450 (14.97%) Scrum
6 317 (10.55%) Infrastructure as Code
7 309 (10.28%) TDD
8 308 (10.25%) Fintech
9 293 (9.75%) Test Automation
10 285 (9.48%) Mentoring
11 282 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
12 272 (9.05%) Artificial Intelligence
13 233 (7.75%) Problem-Solving
14 231 (7.68%) Machine Learning
15 230 (7.65%) OOP
16 198 (6.59%) Front End Development
17 190 (6.32%) Deployment Automation
18 183 (6.09%) Open Source
19 175 (5.82%) Computer Science
20 168 (5.59%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 984 (32.73%) JavaScript
2 817 (27.18%) Python
3 701 (23.32%) Java
4 608 (20.23%) SQL
5 548 (18.23%) C#
6 441 (14.67%) Go
7 418 (13.91%) PHP
8 370 (12.31%) TypeScript
9 184 (6.12%) Ruby
10 177 (5.89%) Bash Shell
11 126 (4.19%) PowerShell
12 107 (3.56%) Kotlin
13 106 (3.53%) Scala
14 105 (3.49%) C++
15 82 (2.73%) T-SQL
16 77 (2.56%) ES6
17 66 (2.20%) Java 8
18 56 (1.86%) PHP 7
19 49 (1.63%) C
20 45 (1.50%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 226 (7.52%) Degree
2 95 (3.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 31 (1.03%) Security Cleared
4 21 (0.70%) SC Cleared
5 19 (0.63%) AWS Certification
6 11 (0.37%) PhD
7 10 (0.33%) Master's Degree
8 6 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.13%) CEPT
9 4 (0.13%) EC-Council LPT
9 4 (0.13%) GXPN
9 4 (0.13%) MBA
9 4 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.13%) OSCE
9 4 (0.13%) OSWP
9 4 (0.13%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.13%) SANS
10 3 (0.100%) RHCE
11 2 (0.067%) CISSP
11 2 (0.067%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (3.53%) QA
2 29 (0.96%) Accessibility
3 12 (0.40%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.33%) SLA
5 6 (0.20%) GDPR
6 4 (0.13%) HIPAA
6 4 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.067%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.033%) GRC
8 1 (0.033%) NIST
8 1 (0.033%) PSD2
8 1 (0.033%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 44 (1.46%) Active Directory
2 39 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
4 19 (0.63%) Firmware
5 10 (0.33%) vSphere
6 9 (0.30%) Hyper-V
6 9 (0.30%) ISA Server
6 9 (0.30%) KVM
7 6 (0.20%) Gluster
7 6 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
7 6 (0.20%) VirtualBox
8 5 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (0.17%) Xen
9 3 (0.100%) Varnish
9 3 (0.100%) XenApp
9 3 (0.100%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.067%) Ceph
10 2 (0.067%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.067%) zsh
11 1 (0.033%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1,827 (60.78%) Kubernetes
2 951 (31.64%) Terraform
3 418 (13.91%) Ansible
4 279 (9.28%) Puppet
5 241 (8.02%) Opscode Chef
6 61 (2.03%) Prometheus
7 59 (1.96%) Grafana
8 52 (1.73%) Docker Swarm
9 45 (1.50%) Rancher
10 28 (0.93%) Packer
11 26 (0.86%) Kibana
12 25 (0.83%) Nagios
13 16 (0.53%) logstash
14 13 (0.43%) HAProxy
14 13 (0.43%) Istio
15 11 (0.37%) ZABBIX
16 9 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
17 8 (0.27%) Icinga
17 8 (0.27%) Salt
18 7 (0.23%) Mesos
Vendors
1 179 (5.95%) Google
2 145 (4.82%) Microsoft
3 95 (3.16%) Oracle
4 78 (2.59%) Zend
5 53 (1.76%) VMware
6 46 (1.53%) IBM
7 27 (0.90%) Splunk
8 24 (0.80%) Red Hat
9 21 (0.70%) Netlify
10 17 (0.57%) New Relic
11 16 (0.53%) Apple
11 16 (0.53%) PagerDuty
11 16 (0.53%) SAP
12 13 (0.43%) Cloudera
12 13 (0.43%) Okta
13 12 (0.40%) Hortonworks
14 11 (0.37%) HubSpot
15 10 (0.33%) Cisco
15 10 (0.33%) Dynatrace
15 10 (0.33%) Sage