Period
to 17 April 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 17 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Docker
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
17 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 14 22 23
Rank change year-on-year +8 +1 +52
Permanent jobs citing Docker 2,005 716 802
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 12.45% 10.15% 10.11%
As % of the System Software category 62.91% 56.51% 58.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1,780 630 697
10th Percentile £37,500 £42,500 £40,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £51,694 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% - +8.33%
75th Percentile £78,750 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £96,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%

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 3,187 1,267 1,362
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 19.79% 17.95% 17.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2,890 1,079 1,165
10th Percentile £32,500 £40,000 £35,700
25th Percentile £42,500 £47,750 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -12.31% +4.00% +8.70%
75th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £90,000 £92,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +8.70%

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 17 April 2021.

Docker salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1,252 (62.44%) Kubernetes
2 1,016 (50.67%) AWS
3 934 (46.58%) DevOps
4 927 (46.23%) Agile Software Development
5 696 (34.71%) JavaScript
6 671 (33.47%) Azure
7 605 (30.17%) Software Engineering
8 556 (27.73%) Terraform
9 543 (27.08%) Microservices
10 534 (26.63%) Linux
11 517 (25.79%) Git (software)
12 501 (24.99%) Python
13 494 (24.64%) React
14 471 (23.49%) Java
15 457 (22.79%) SQL
16 455 (22.69%) Scrum
17 404 (20.15%) AngularJS
17 404 (20.15%) C#
18 386 (19.25%) Node.js
19 366 (18.25%) Jenkins
20 339 (16.91%) GCP
21 338 (16.86%) Finance
22 321 (16.01%) Ansible
23 311 (15.51%) MySQL
24 310 (15.46%) MongoDB
25 306 (15.26%) .NET
26 291 (14.51%) PostgreSQL
27 289 (14.41%) TypeScript
28 281 (14.01%) Puppet
28 281 (14.01%) Continuous Integration

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
1 162 (8.08%) Elasticsearch
2 115 (5.74%) Apache Spark
3 42 (2.09%) Confluence
4 36 (1.80%) nginx
5 31 (1.55%) Apache
6 25 (1.25%) Tomcat
7 17 (0.85%) IIS
8 16 (0.80%) CMS
8 16 (0.80%) WordPress
9 15 (0.75%) OpenStack
10 11 (0.55%) JBoss
11 9 (0.45%) Tornado
12 7 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
12 7 (0.35%) CloudStack
12 7 (0.35%) Umbraco
13 6 (0.30%) Kentico
13 6 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
13 6 (0.30%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.25%) Apache Airflow
14 5 (0.25%) Apache Pulsar
Applications
1 5 (0.25%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.20%) GIMP
2 4 (0.20%) Sketch
2 4 (0.20%) Zeplin
3 3 (0.15%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.050%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.050%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.050%) Gephi
4 1 (0.050%) Inkscape
4 1 (0.050%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.050%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.050%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (0.70%) Magento
2 6 (0.30%) R3 Corda
2 6 (0.30%) Shopify
3 4 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.050%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.050%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1,016 (50.67%) AWS
2 671 (33.47%) Azure
3 339 (16.91%) GCP
4 197 (9.83%) AWS CloudFormation
5 174 (8.68%) SaaS
6 126 (6.28%) Serverless
7 122 (6.08%) GitHub
8 84 (4.19%) PaaS
9 78 (3.89%) AWS Lambda
10 74 (3.69%) Amazon S3
11 69 (3.44%) IaaS
12 61 (3.04%) Amazon ECS
13 60 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
14 51 (2.54%) Amazon SQS
15 47 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
16 37 (1.85%) Amazon EKS
17 36 (1.80%) Amazon Kinesis
18 35 (1.75%) IBM Cloud
19 34 (1.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 32 (1.60%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 37 (1.85%) Firewall
2 32 (1.60%) HTTP
3 25 (1.25%) TCP/IP
4 23 (1.15%) DNS
5 22 (1.10%) Internet
6 14 (0.70%) VPN
7 12 (0.60%) Bluetooth
7 12 (0.60%) VLAN
7 12 (0.60%) WAN
7 12 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
7 12 (0.60%) Wireless
7 12 (0.60%) ZigBee
8 10 (0.50%) LAN
9 9 (0.45%) OpenVPN
10 7 (0.35%) HTTPS
10 7 (0.35%) IPsec
10 7 (0.35%) SSH
11 6 (0.30%) SSL
12 4 (0.20%) IPv4
12 4 (0.20%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 311 (15.51%) MySQL
2 310 (15.46%) MongoDB
3 291 (14.51%) PostgreSQL
4 213 (10.62%) SQL Server
5 177 (8.83%) NoSQL
6 124 (6.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 91 (4.54%) Big Data
8 78 (3.89%) Relational Database
9 75 (3.74%) Hadoop
9 75 (3.74%) Redis
10 53 (2.64%) Amazon RDS
11 39 (1.95%) Apache Hive
12 34 (1.70%) Neo4j
13 26 (1.30%) Blockchain
14 23 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
15 22 (1.10%) GIS
16 17 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
17 15 (0.75%) Cosmos DB
18 14 (0.70%) MariaDB
19 13 (0.65%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 517 (25.79%) Git (software)
2 366 (18.25%) Jenkins
3 136 (6.78%) GitLab
4 93 (4.64%) JIRA
5 77 (3.84%) TeamCity
6 64 (3.19%) Maven
7 55 (2.74%) Gradle
8 43 (2.14%) Cucumber
9 42 (2.09%) Bitbucket
10 38 (1.90%) webpack
11 37 (1.85%) Artifactory
12 35 (1.75%) Octopus Deploy
13 32 (1.60%) Selenium
14 26 (1.30%) PHPUnit
15 24 (1.20%) Cypress.io
15 24 (1.20%) IntelliJ
15 24 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
16 20 (1.00%) Vagrant
17 19 (0.95%) git-flow
18 18 (0.90%) RSpec
General
1 338 (16.86%) Finance
2 102 (5.09%) Games
3 65 (3.24%) Retail
4 42 (2.09%) Marketing
5 37 (1.85%) Public Sector
6 36 (1.80%) Banking
7 33 (1.65%) Front Office
8 27 (1.35%) Law
9 21 (1.05%) Electronics
10 19 (0.95%) Telecoms
11 14 (0.70%) Legal
12 12 (0.60%) Automotive
13 10 (0.50%) Local Government
13 10 (0.50%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.45%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.40%) Billing
16 6 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.25%) Music Industry
18 4 (0.20%) Publishing
19 2 (0.100%) Military
Job Titles
1 1,072 (53.47%) Developer
2 408 (20.35%) DevOps Engineer
3 254 (12.67%) Senior Developer
4 189 (9.43%) AWS Engineer
5 177 (8.83%) PHP Developer
6 172 (8.58%) JavaScript Developer
6 172 (8.58%) Software Engineer
7 170 (8.48%) Full Stack Developer
8 168 (8.38%) Java Developer
9 154 (7.68%) AWS DevOps
9 154 (7.68%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 132 (6.58%) C# Developer
11 117 (5.84%) Software Developer
12 102 (5.09%) React Developer
13 84 (4.19%) Cloud Engineer
14 78 (3.89%) Senior DevOps
15 77 (3.84%) Java Engineer
16 76 (3.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 76 (3.79%) Python Developer
17 73 (3.64%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 494 (24.64%) React
2 404 (20.15%) AngularJS
3 386 (19.25%) Node.js
4 306 (15.26%) .NET
5 259 (12.92%) Kafka
6 230 (11.47%) HTML
7 229 (11.42%) Vue.js
8 221 (11.02%) CSS
9 209 (10.42%) REST
10 199 (9.93%) .NET Core
11 170 (8.48%) Spring
12 157 (7.83%) Spring Boot
13 139 (6.93%) Laravel
14 129 (6.43%) RESTful
15 116 (5.79%) Web Services
16 106 (5.29%) Ruby on Rails
17 103 (5.14%) HTML5
18 101 (5.04%) Symfony
19 94 (4.69%) jQuery
20 75 (3.74%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 131 (6.53%) Greenfield Project
2 81 (4.04%) User Experience
3 54 (2.69%) Mobile App
4 51 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
5 50 (2.49%) Public Cloud
6 40 (2.00%) Virtual Team
7 37 (1.85%) Cloud Native
8 36 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
9 32 (1.60%) Hybrid Cloud
10 28 (1.40%) Algorithms
11 25 (1.25%) iPad
11 25 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
12 22 (1.10%) Data Centre
12 22 (1.10%) Data Structures
13 18 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
14 14 (0.70%) e-Learning
15 13 (0.65%) Embedded Systems
15 13 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 13 (0.65%) PKI
16 12 (0.60%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 534 (26.63%) Linux
2 123 (6.13%) Windows
3 72 (3.59%) Unix
4 52 (2.59%) Windows Server
5 41 (2.04%) Android
6 35 (1.75%) Apple iOS
7 26 (1.30%) Ubuntu
8 21 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (0.80%) CentOS
10 12 (0.60%) Embedded Linux
10 12 (0.60%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.25%) Fedora
11 5 (0.25%) Windows Server 2019
12 4 (0.20%) Alpine Linux
12 4 (0.20%) FreeRTOS
12 4 (0.20%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.15%) Debian
13 3 (0.15%) VMS
14 2 (0.100%) SUSE
14 2 (0.100%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 934 (46.58%) DevOps
2 927 (46.23%) Agile Software Development
3 605 (30.17%) Software Engineering
4 543 (27.08%) Microservices
5 455 (22.69%) Scrum
6 281 (14.01%) Continuous Integration
7 241 (12.02%) TDD
8 223 (11.12%) Fintech
9 185 (9.23%) Deployment Automation
10 180 (8.98%) Infrastructure as Code
11 178 (8.88%) OOP
12 167 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
13 150 (7.48%) Mentoring
14 149 (7.43%) Migration
15 136 (6.78%) Machine Learning
15 136 (6.78%) MVC
16 131 (6.53%) Artificial Intelligence
17 123 (6.13%) Computer Science
18 117 (5.84%) Data Science
19 116 (5.79%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 696 (34.71%) JavaScript
2 501 (24.99%) Python
3 471 (23.49%) Java
4 457 (22.79%) SQL
5 404 (20.15%) C#
6 289 (14.41%) TypeScript
7 263 (13.12%) PHP
8 244 (12.17%) Go
9 143 (7.13%) Ruby
10 129 (6.43%) Bash Shell
11 77 (3.84%) PowerShell
12 62 (3.09%) T-SQL
13 56 (2.79%) C++
13 56 (2.79%) ES6
14 41 (2.04%) Scala
15 38 (1.90%) Kotlin
16 36 (1.80%) Groovy
16 36 (1.80%) Java 8
17 28 (1.40%) C
18 20 (1.00%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 113 (5.64%) Degree
2 51 (2.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (1.05%) SC Cleared
3 21 (1.05%) Security Cleared
4 8 (0.40%) AWS Certification
4 8 (0.40%) OSCE
5 7 (0.35%) CEPT
5 7 (0.35%) EC-Council LPT
5 7 (0.35%) GXPN
5 7 (0.35%) OSWP
5 7 (0.35%) SANS
6 4 (0.20%) PhD
6 4 (0.20%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.100%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.100%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.100%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.100%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.050%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.050%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (2.89%) QA
2 4 (0.20%) GDPR
2 4 (0.20%) GRC
3 3 (0.15%) NIST
4 2 (0.100%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.100%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.100%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.100%) SOC 2
5 1 (0.050%) SLA
5 1 (0.050%) SOC 1
System Software
1 56 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (1.35%) Active Directory
3 21 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (0.60%) Firmware
5 7 (0.35%) Xen
6 5 (0.25%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.25%) Postfix
6 5 (0.25%) VirtualBox
6 5 (0.25%) vSphere
7 3 (0.15%) Gluster
7 3 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.15%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.100%) Ceph
8 2 (0.100%) NFS
8 2 (0.100%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.050%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.050%) KVM
9 1 (0.050%) pfSense
9 1 (0.050%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1,252 (62.44%) Kubernetes
2 556 (27.73%) Terraform
3 321 (16.01%) Ansible
4 281 (14.01%) Puppet
5 231 (11.52%) Opscode Chef
6 51 (2.54%) Prometheus
7 41 (2.04%) Grafana
8 32 (1.60%) Rancher
9 31 (1.55%) Packer
10 26 (1.30%) Docker Swarm
11 25 (1.25%) Nagios
12 20 (1.00%) Kibana
13 13 (0.65%) HAProxy
14 12 (0.60%) logstash
15 11 (0.55%) Istio
15 11 (0.55%) ZABBIX
16 7 (0.35%) Icinga
17 5 (0.25%) Consul
17 5 (0.25%) Munin
18 4 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 130 (6.48%) Google
2 100 (4.99%) Microsoft
3 86 (4.29%) Oracle
4 76 (3.79%) VMware
5 60 (2.99%) Zend
6 39 (1.95%) IBM
7 31 (1.55%) Atlassian
8 27 (1.35%) Red Hat
9 16 (0.80%) New Relic
10 14 (0.70%) Aquila
11 13 (0.65%) PagerDuty
12 12 (0.60%) Cisco
13 11 (0.55%) SAP
13 11 (0.55%) Xamarin
14 10 (0.50%) Adobe
14 10 (0.50%) FNZ
15 9 (0.45%) AppDynamics
16 8 (0.40%) Dynatrace
16 8 (0.40%) Splunk
17 7 (0.35%) Hortonworks