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

Docker
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 16 22 26
Rank change year-on-year +6 +4 +67
Permanent jobs citing Docker 1,314 686 672
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 12.12% 9.40% 9.08%
As % of the System Software category 61.43% 56.28% 58.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2,383 1,176 1,172
Median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £38,750 £41,250 £43,875
90th Percentile £85,000 £91,250 £92,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -3.85% +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 2,139 1,219 1,154
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 19.72% 16.70% 15.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1,933 1,014 1,005
Median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £33,750 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £89,625 £86,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

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 20 January 2021.

Docker salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 804 (61.19%) Kubernetes
2 696 (52.97%) DevOps
3 652 (49.62%) AWS
4 615 (46.80%) Agile Software Development
5 456 (34.70%) Linux
6 433 (32.95%) Python
7 411 (31.28%) JavaScript
8 385 (29.30%) Azure
9 382 (29.07%) Terraform
10 353 (26.86%) Git (software)
11 346 (26.33%) Microservices
12 322 (24.51%) Java
13 320 (24.35%) Scrum
14 287 (21.84%) Software Engineering
15 270 (20.55%) React
16 262 (19.94%) Ansible
17 257 (19.56%) C#
18 256 (19.48%) Puppet
19 250 (19.03%) Continuous Integration
19 250 (19.03%) Jenkins
20 248 (18.87%) Node.js
21 245 (18.65%) SQL
22 233 (17.73%) AngularJS
23 215 (16.36%) MongoDB
24 213 (16.21%) .NET
25 209 (15.91%) Finance
26 202 (15.37%) Opscode Chef
27 197 (14.99%) PostgreSQL
28 195 (14.84%) TDD
29 178 (13.55%) Go

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
1 121 (9.21%) Elasticsearch
2 57 (4.34%) Apache Spark
3 42 (3.20%) Apache
4 41 (3.12%) Confluence
5 19 (1.45%) IIS
6 17 (1.29%) Tornado
7 15 (1.14%) Tomcat
7 15 (1.14%) WordPress
8 12 (0.91%) nginx
9 10 (0.76%) CMS
9 10 (0.76%) SharePoint
10 9 (0.68%) OpenStack
11 8 (0.61%) JBoss
12 4 (0.30%) Apache Pulsar
12 4 (0.30%) ColdFusion
12 4 (0.30%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.30%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
14 2 (0.15%) CloudStack
14 2 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (0.23%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.15%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.15%) GIMP
2 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.076%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.076%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.076%) Inkscape
3 1 (0.076%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (0.99%) SAP Hybris
2 5 (0.38%) Magento
3 2 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.076%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.076%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.076%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 652 (49.62%) AWS
2 385 (29.30%) Azure
3 174 (13.24%) GCP
4 166 (12.63%) AWS CloudFormation
5 117 (8.90%) SaaS
6 78 (5.94%) Serverless
7 62 (4.72%) AWS Lambda
8 60 (4.57%) GitHub
8 60 (4.57%) PaaS
9 51 (3.88%) IaaS
10 49 (3.73%) Amazon ECS
11 40 (3.04%) Amazon EC2
11 40 (3.04%) Amazon S3
12 31 (2.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 29 (2.21%) Amazon SQS
14 28 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
15 25 (1.90%) OpenShift
15 25 (1.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 24 (1.83%) Amazon Kinesis
16 24 (1.83%) AWS CodeBuild
Communications & Networking
1 34 (2.59%) HTTP
2 24 (1.83%) DNS
3 20 (1.52%) Firewall
4 19 (1.45%) TCP/IP
5 15 (1.14%) VPN
6 14 (1.07%) Internet
7 11 (0.84%) IPv4
7 11 (0.84%) IPv6
8 10 (0.76%) HTTPS
9 8 (0.61%) WAN
10 7 (0.53%) LAN
10 7 (0.53%) SMTP
11 6 (0.46%) IPsec
12 5 (0.38%) Network Security
12 5 (0.38%) OpenVPN
12 5 (0.38%) SSH
13 4 (0.30%) SNMP
13 4 (0.30%) VLAN
14 3 (0.23%) DSL
14 3 (0.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (16.36%) MongoDB
2 197 (14.99%) PostgreSQL
3 159 (12.10%) SQL Server
4 151 (11.49%) MySQL
5 138 (10.50%) NoSQL
6 64 (4.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 60 (4.57%) Relational Database
8 56 (4.26%) Redis
9 43 (3.27%) Big Data
10 39 (2.97%) Amazon RDS
11 28 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
12 25 (1.90%) Hadoop
13 20 (1.52%) Blockchain
14 18 (1.37%) Neo4j
15 17 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
16 16 (1.22%) Cosmos DB
17 13 (0.99%) MariaDB
18 12 (0.91%) InfluxDB
18 12 (0.91%) InterSystems Cache
19 8 (0.61%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 353 (26.86%) Git (software)
2 250 (19.03%) Jenkins
3 91 (6.93%) GitLab
4 70 (5.33%) JIRA
5 48 (3.65%) TeamCity
6 42 (3.20%) Maven
7 28 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
8 27 (2.05%) Bitbucket
9 26 (1.98%) CircleCI
9 26 (1.98%) Gradle
10 25 (1.90%) Cucumber
11 23 (1.75%) Selenium
12 21 (1.60%) IntelliJ
13 20 (1.52%) Artifactory
14 19 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
14 19 (1.45%) Visual Studio Team System
15 18 (1.37%) Cypress.io
16 16 (1.22%) Vagrant
17 14 (1.07%) git-flow
17 14 (1.07%) Subversion
General
1 209 (15.91%) Finance
2 75 (5.71%) Games
3 42 (3.20%) Banking
4 41 (3.12%) Retail
5 40 (3.04%) Public Sector
6 35 (2.66%) Marketing
7 16 (1.22%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.07%) Front Office
8 14 (1.07%) Law
9 9 (0.68%) Legal
10 8 (0.61%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.53%) Automotive
11 7 (0.53%) Local Government
12 5 (0.38%) Electronics
13 4 (0.30%) Advertising
13 4 (0.30%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.23%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.23%) Billing
14 3 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.076%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 573 (43.61%) Developer
2 387 (29.45%) DevOps Engineer
3 201 (15.30%) AWS Engineer
4 168 (12.79%) AWS DevOps
4 168 (12.79%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 150 (11.42%) Senior Developer
6 118 (8.98%) Software Engineer
7 103 (7.84%) Java Developer
8 97 (7.38%) Full Stack Developer
9 84 (6.39%) JavaScript Developer
10 77 (5.86%) PHP Developer
11 67 (5.10%) Software Developer
12 64 (4.87%) Site Reliability Engineer
13 59 (4.49%) Senior DevOps
14 55 (4.19%) Azure Engineer
14 55 (4.19%) C# Developer
15 54 (4.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 52 (3.96%) Kubernetes Engineer
17 50 (3.81%) .NET Developer
18 49 (3.73%) Azure DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (20.55%) React
2 248 (18.87%) Node.js
3 233 (17.73%) AngularJS
4 213 (16.21%) .NET
5 143 (10.88%) Kafka
6 134 (10.20%) .NET Core
7 124 (9.44%) REST
8 121 (9.21%) Vue.js
9 109 (8.30%) CSS
10 101 (7.69%) HTML
11 97 (7.38%) Spring
12 94 (7.15%) Web Services
13 79 (6.01%) RESTful
14 76 (5.78%) Spring Boot
15 71 (5.40%) ASP.NET
16 69 (5.25%) Laravel
17 66 (5.02%) Symfony
18 65 (4.95%) Redux
19 60 (4.57%) RabbitMQ
20 51 (3.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 76 (5.78%) Greenfield Project
2 46 (3.50%) Cloud Native
3 39 (2.97%) Mobile App
4 38 (2.89%) Public Cloud
4 38 (2.89%) Virtual Team
5 34 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
6 32 (2.44%) User Experience
7 27 (2.05%) Algorithms
8 24 (1.83%) Data Centre
9 19 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
10 18 (1.37%) Data Structures
10 18 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
11 14 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
12 13 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
13 12 (0.91%) e-Learning
13 12 (0.91%) FMCG
14 11 (0.84%) Management Information System
14 11 (0.84%) PlayStation
15 8 (0.61%) Enterprise Cloud
15 8 (0.61%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 456 (34.70%) Linux
2 88 (6.70%) Windows
3 51 (3.88%) Unix
4 37 (2.82%) Windows Server
5 21 (1.60%) Ubuntu
6 20 (1.52%) CentOS
7 19 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (0.99%) Android
8 13 (0.99%) Fedora
9 12 (0.91%) Apple iOS
10 9 (0.68%) VMS
11 8 (0.61%) Debian
11 8 (0.61%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2019
13 1 (0.076%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.076%) Mesosphere
13 1 (0.076%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.076%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.076%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 696 (52.97%) DevOps
2 615 (46.80%) Agile Software Development
3 346 (26.33%) Microservices
4 320 (24.35%) Scrum
5 287 (21.84%) Software Engineering
6 250 (19.03%) Continuous Integration
7 195 (14.84%) TDD
8 167 (12.71%) Deployment Automation
9 154 (11.72%) Migration
10 133 (10.12%) Problem-Solving
11 110 (8.37%) Infrastructure as Code
12 107 (8.14%) Fintech
13 101 (7.69%) MVC
14 99 (7.53%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 84 (6.39%) OOP
16 81 (6.16%) Machine Learning
17 78 (5.94%) SDLC
18 76 (5.78%) Mentoring
19 74 (5.63%) Data Science
20 73 (5.56%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 433 (32.95%) Python
2 411 (31.28%) JavaScript
3 322 (24.51%) Java
4 257 (19.56%) C#
5 245 (18.65%) SQL
6 178 (13.55%) Go
7 173 (13.17%) TypeScript
8 144 (10.96%) PHP
9 119 (9.06%) Bash Shell
10 103 (7.84%) Ruby
11 57 (4.34%) PowerShell
12 45 (3.42%) Scala
13 33 (2.51%) C++
13 33 (2.51%) T-SQL
14 31 (2.36%) Groovy
15 28 (2.13%) Shell Script
16 25 (1.90%) ES6
17 22 (1.67%) Kotlin
18 20 (1.52%) Clojure
19 19 (1.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 62 (4.72%) Degree
2 37 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (1.29%) Security Cleared
4 14 (1.07%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.61%) AWS Certification
5 8 (0.61%) OSCE
6 7 (0.53%) Sun Certification
7 6 (0.46%) CEPT
7 6 (0.46%) EC-Council LPT
7 6 (0.46%) GXPN
7 6 (0.46%) SANS
8 4 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (0.30%) OSWP
8 4 (0.30%) PhD
9 2 (0.15%) CREST Certified
9 2 (0.15%) OSCP
10 1 (0.076%) CCNA
10 1 (0.076%) CISSP
10 1 (0.076%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.076%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.28%) QA
2 7 (0.53%) NIST
3 6 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.38%) GDPR
4 5 (0.38%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.30%) PMO
6 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.15%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.15%) IEC 62304
7 2 (0.15%) ISO 13485
7 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.076%) Data Quality
System Software
1 39 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (0.99%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.53%) Firmware
5 4 (0.30%) Postfix
6 3 (0.23%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.23%) Xen
7 2 (0.15%) Gluster
7 2 (0.15%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.076%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.076%) NFS
8 1 (0.076%) pfSense
8 1 (0.076%) Squid
8 1 (0.076%) Varnish
8 1 (0.076%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.076%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.076%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 804 (61.19%) Kubernetes
2 382 (29.07%) Terraform
3 262 (19.94%) Ansible
4 256 (19.48%) Puppet
5 202 (15.37%) Opscode Chef
6 38 (2.89%) Prometheus
7 36 (2.74%) Grafana
8 23 (1.75%) Rancher
9 15 (1.14%) Packer
10 14 (1.07%) Docker Swarm
11 13 (0.99%) HAProxy
11 13 (0.99%) Nagios
11 13 (0.99%) Single Sign-On
12 11 (0.84%) Icinga
12 11 (0.84%) ZABBIX
13 9 (0.68%) Kibana
14 5 (0.38%) Graylog
14 5 (0.38%) Istio
15 4 (0.30%) logstash
15 4 (0.30%) Mesos
Vendors
1 85 (6.47%) Microsoft
2 83 (6.32%) Google
3 52 (3.96%) VMware
4 49 (3.73%) Oracle
5 33 (2.51%) Atlassian
6 31 (2.36%) Zend
7 26 (1.98%) Red Hat
8 25 (1.90%) New Relic
9 22 (1.67%) IBM
10 17 (1.29%) Adobe
10 17 (1.29%) SAP
11 16 (1.22%) Intel
12 14 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
13 13 (0.99%) hybris
14 12 (0.91%) Aquila
15 9 (0.68%) Cisco
15 9 (0.68%) FNZ
16 7 (0.53%) Xamarin
17 5 (0.38%) Dynatrace
17 5 (0.38%) SaltStack