Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Docker
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 17 17 22
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Docker 3,354 1,381 699
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 11.31% 12.27% 9.53%
As % of the System Software category 63.13% 62.40% 57.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2,642 1,271 599
10th Percentile £45,000 £38,750 £41,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £45,000 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £75,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £85,000 £92,500
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +4.00%

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 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 5,313 2,213 1,217
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 17.92% 19.66% 16.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4,192 2,028 1,012
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £36,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +18.18% -12.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £82,500 £71,250 £77,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £83,750 £90,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 28 January 2022.

Docker salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, 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 2,073 (61.81%) Kubernetes
2 1,740 (51.88%) AWS
3 1,625 (48.45%) DevOps
4 1,464 (43.65%) Agile Software Development
5 1,458 (43.47%) CI/CD
6 1,063 (31.69%) Software Engineering
7 964 (28.74%) Finance
8 959 (28.59%) Azure
9 922 (27.49%) JavaScript
9 922 (27.49%) Terraform
10 911 (27.16%) Python
11 876 (26.12%) Git (software)
12 872 (26.00%) Microservices
13 829 (24.72%) Java
14 731 (21.79%) React
15 697 (20.78%) Linux
16 685 (20.42%) SQL
17 656 (19.56%) C#
18 638 (19.02%) Jenkins
19 609 (18.16%) .NET
20 605 (18.04%) Go
21 578 (17.23%) Node.js
22 556 (16.58%) GCP
23 552 (16.46%) TDD
24 542 (16.16%) Full Stack Development
25 527 (15.71%) Ansible
26 510 (15.21%) MySQL
27 488 (14.55%) Greenfield Project
28 485 (14.46%) Scrum
29 476 (14.19%) Social Skills

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
1 169 (5.04%) Elasticsearch
2 109 (3.25%) Confluence
3 61 (1.82%) Apache
4 55 (1.64%) Apache Spark
5 40 (1.19%) nginx
6 31 (0.92%) Apache Airflow
6 31 (0.92%) CMS
6 31 (0.92%) IIS
7 23 (0.69%) WordPress
8 22 (0.66%) Apache Solr
9 17 (0.51%) OpenStack
10 15 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
12 8 (0.24%) Ethereum
12 8 (0.24%) Jetty
13 7 (0.21%) Drupal
13 7 (0.21%) JBoss
14 5 (0.15%) Gunicorn
14 5 (0.15%) Tomcat
14 5 (0.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.24%) Sketch
3 7 (0.21%) InVision
4 5 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (0.15%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.089%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.060%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.030%) InDesign
7 1 (0.030%) LaTeX
7 1 (0.030%) Microsoft Excel
7 1 (0.030%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.030%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.030%) Weka
Business Applications
1 16 (0.48%) Distributed Ledger
2 13 (0.39%) R3 Corda
3 10 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
4 7 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.21%) Magento
5 3 (0.089%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.060%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.030%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.030%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1,740 (51.88%) AWS
2 959 (28.59%) Azure
3 556 (16.58%) GCP
4 417 (12.43%) Serverless
5 408 (12.16%) SaaS
6 237 (7.07%) GitHub
7 225 (6.71%) AWS Lambda
8 211 (6.29%) Amazon S3
9 184 (5.49%) AWS CloudFormation
10 151 (4.50%) Amazon EC2
11 123 (3.67%) Amazon SQS
12 117 (3.49%) Amazon ECS
13 85 (2.53%) OpenShift
14 80 (2.39%) PaaS
15 78 (2.33%) CloudFront
16 70 (2.09%) Cloudflare
17 57 (1.70%) Amazon EKS
17 57 (1.70%) AWS Step Functions
17 57 (1.70%) IaaS
18 53 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 100 (2.98%) DNS
2 56 (1.67%) HTTP
3 49 (1.46%) AMQP
4 45 (1.34%) Firewall
5 35 (1.04%) TCP/IP
6 33 (0.98%) IPv6
7 27 (0.81%) DHCP
8 23 (0.69%) Internet
9 20 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
10 19 (0.57%) SSH
10 19 (0.57%) VPN
11 12 (0.36%) Wireless
11 12 (0.36%) ZigBee
12 11 (0.33%) Bluetooth
13 10 (0.30%) LAN
13 10 (0.30%) SSL
13 10 (0.30%) VLAN
13 10 (0.30%) WAN
14 8 (0.24%) Network Security
15 7 (0.21%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 510 (15.21%) MySQL
2 431 (12.85%) PostgreSQL
3 342 (10.20%) NoSQL
4 299 (8.91%) MongoDB
5 240 (7.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 230 (6.86%) Redis
7 199 (5.93%) SQL Server
8 162 (4.83%) Amazon RDS
9 158 (4.71%) Relational Database
10 92 (2.74%) Big Data
11 80 (2.39%) Amazon Athena
12 56 (1.67%) Amazon Aurora
13 47 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
13 47 (1.40%) RDBMS
14 41 (1.22%) Blockchain
14 41 (1.22%) Hadoop
15 40 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
16 36 (1.07%) Data Lake
17 35 (1.04%) BigQuery
18 32 (0.95%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 876 (26.12%) Git (software)
2 638 (19.02%) Jenkins
3 244 (7.27%) GitLab
4 195 (5.81%) JIRA
5 130 (3.88%) Selenium
6 111 (3.31%) Cypress.io
7 90 (2.68%) CircleCI
8 71 (2.12%) Maven
9 68 (2.03%) Bitbucket
10 65 (1.94%) PHPUnit
11 63 (1.88%) Octopus Deploy
12 60 (1.79%) webpack
13 56 (1.67%) TeamCity
14 49 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 45 (1.34%) SpecFlow
15 45 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
16 42 (1.25%) Cucumber
17 38 (1.13%) Subversion
18 37 (1.10%) Postman
19 36 (1.07%) SonarQube
General
1 964 (28.74%) Finance
2 476 (14.19%) Social Skills
3 372 (11.09%) Games
4 336 (10.02%) Retail
5 124 (3.70%) Public Sector
6 99 (2.95%) Automotive
7 91 (2.71%) Marketing
8 90 (2.68%) Banking
9 85 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
10 72 (2.15%) Front Office
11 67 (2.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 52 (1.55%) Telecoms
13 41 (1.22%) Organisational Skills
14 39 (1.16%) Advertising
15 38 (1.13%) Law
16 36 (1.07%) Billing
17 31 (0.92%) Electronics
18 29 (0.86%) Manufacturing
19 24 (0.72%) Retail Finance
20 23 (0.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,737 (51.79%) Developer
2 513 (15.30%) DevOps Engineer
3 452 (13.48%) Software Engineer
4 409 (12.19%) Senior Developer
5 246 (7.33%) C# Developer
6 226 (6.74%) Java Developer
7 220 (6.56%) PHP Developer
8 217 (6.47%) AWS Engineer
9 184 (5.49%) Python Developer
10 174 (5.19%) Java Engineer
10 174 (5.19%) Senior Software Engineer
11 168 (5.01%) Full Stack Developer
12 164 (4.89%) Architect
13 163 (4.86%) Cloud Engineer
14 149 (4.44%) AWS DevOps
15 143 (4.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 138 (4.11%) Senior Python Developer
17 135 (4.03%) React Developer
18 132 (3.94%) Java Software Engineer
19 128 (3.82%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 731 (21.79%) React
2 609 (18.16%) .NET
3 578 (17.23%) Node.js
4 414 (12.34%) .NET Core
5 405 (12.08%) HTML
6 396 (11.81%) CSS
7 365 (10.88%) Spring
8 331 (9.87%) REST
9 325 (9.69%) Kafka
10 288 (8.59%) RESTful
11 236 (7.04%) Spring Boot
12 211 (6.29%) Django
13 186 (5.55%) HTML5
14 184 (5.49%) AngularJS
15 179 (5.34%) GraphQL
16 171 (5.10%) Jest
17 148 (4.41%) Vue.js
18 133 (3.97%) Elastic Stack
19 128 (3.82%) Laravel
20 121 (3.61%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 488 (14.55%) Greenfield Project
2 320 (9.54%) Virtual Team
3 174 (5.19%) User Experience
4 151 (4.50%) Self-Motivation
5 116 (3.46%) Public Cloud
6 100 (2.98%) e-Learning
7 96 (2.86%) Cloud Native
8 87 (2.59%) Social Media
9 79 (2.36%) Legacy Code
10 77 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
11 65 (1.94%) Mobile App
12 60 (1.79%) Legacy Systems
13 52 (1.55%) Video\Live Streaming
14 47 (1.40%) Algorithms
15 45 (1.34%) Tandem
16 42 (1.25%) iPad
17 40 (1.19%) Blog
18 39 (1.16%) Video on Demand
19 35 (1.04%) Fixed Income
20 29 (0.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 697 (20.78%) Linux
2 157 (4.68%) Windows
3 82 (2.44%) Unix
4 50 (1.49%) CentOS
5 29 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 28 (0.83%) Ubuntu
7 23 (0.69%) Windows Server
8 21 (0.63%) Debian
9 15 (0.45%) Android
10 11 (0.33%) AIX
10 11 (0.33%) Apple iOS
10 11 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
10 11 (0.33%) VMS
11 10 (0.30%) Windows Server 2019
12 9 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (0.24%) Alpine Linux
13 8 (0.24%) Mac OS
14 7 (0.21%) Fedora
14 7 (0.21%) Solaris
15 6 (0.18%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,625 (48.45%) DevOps
2 1,464 (43.65%) Agile Software Development
3 1,458 (43.47%) CI/CD
4 1,063 (31.69%) Software Engineering
5 872 (26.00%) Microservices
6 552 (16.46%) TDD
7 542 (16.16%) Full Stack Development
8 485 (14.46%) Scrum
9 449 (13.39%) Infrastructure as Code
10 360 (10.73%) Continuous Integration
11 353 (10.52%) Test Automation
12 276 (8.23%) E-Commerce
13 264 (7.87%) Fintech
14 263 (7.84%) BDD
15 251 (7.48%) Unit Testing
16 229 (6.83%) Mentoring
17 205 (6.11%) Problem-Solving
18 202 (6.02%) OO
19 190 (5.66%) Open Source
20 189 (5.64%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 922 (27.49%) JavaScript
2 911 (27.16%) Python
3 829 (24.72%) Java
4 685 (20.42%) SQL
5 656 (19.56%) C#
6 605 (18.04%) Go
7 434 (12.94%) TypeScript
8 370 (11.03%) PHP
9 201 (5.99%) Bash
10 176 (5.25%) T-SQL
11 158 (4.71%) Kotlin
12 137 (4.08%) PowerShell
13 96 (2.86%) Dart
14 92 (2.74%) Ruby
15 91 (2.71%) ES6
15 91 (2.71%) VB.NET
16 90 (2.68%) Java 8
17 78 (2.33%) Scala
18 72 (2.15%) PHP 7
19 64 (1.91%) C++
Qualifications
1 178 (5.31%) Degree
2 103 (3.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 81 (2.42%) Security Cleared
4 60 (1.79%) AWS Certification
5 42 (1.25%) SC Cleared
6 33 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
7 29 (0.86%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 29 (0.86%) CESG Certified Professional
8 11 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.24%) Master's Degree
9 8 (0.24%) OCP
9 8 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
10 7 (0.21%) DBS Check
10 7 (0.21%) SANS
11 4 (0.12%) CCNA
11 4 (0.12%) RHCE
12 2 (0.060%) MBA
13 1 (0.030%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (0.030%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.030%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 154 (4.59%) QA
2 60 (1.79%) Accessibility
3 30 (0.89%) SLA
4 29 (0.86%) IASME
4 29 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 29 (0.86%) NIST
5 25 (0.75%) WCAG
6 14 (0.42%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.15%) SNOMED CT
8 3 (0.089%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.030%) GDPR
10 1 (0.030%) PMO
10 1 (0.030%) PSD2
10 1 (0.030%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (0.81%) Active Directory
2 24 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
4 14 (0.42%) VirtualBox
5 13 (0.39%) Varnish
6 12 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 12 (0.36%) KVM
7 11 (0.33%) Firmware
8 9 (0.27%) vSphere
9 8 (0.24%) NFS
10 7 (0.21%) Hyper-V
11 4 (0.12%) Ceph
11 4 (0.12%) LXC
11 4 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.12%) XenApp
11 4 (0.12%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.060%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.030%) Openswan
13 1 (0.030%) Slurm Workload Manager
13 1 (0.030%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2,073 (61.81%) Kubernetes
2 922 (27.49%) Terraform
3 527 (15.71%) Ansible
4 201 (5.99%) Puppet
5 191 (5.69%) Opscode Chef
6 161 (4.80%) Grafana
7 145 (4.32%) Prometheus
8 57 (1.70%) Docker Swarm
9 34 (1.01%) Rancher
10 29 (0.86%) CASB
11 27 (0.81%) Kibana
12 22 (0.66%) Nagios
12 22 (0.66%) Packer
13 19 (0.57%) Istio
14 17 (0.51%) Amdocs OSS
15 16 (0.48%) Icinga
16 10 (0.30%) HAProxy
16 10 (0.30%) Salt
17 9 (0.27%) ZABBIX
18 8 (0.24%) logstash
Vendors
1 264 (7.87%) Google
2 167 (4.98%) Microsoft
3 153 (4.56%) Oracle
4 50 (1.49%) Red Hat
5 39 (1.16%) New Relic
6 36 (1.07%) VMware
6 36 (1.07%) Zend
7 34 (1.01%) SAP
8 33 (0.98%) IBM
9 32 (0.95%) Splunk
10 18 (0.54%) Cloudera
11 17 (0.51%) Amdocs
12 15 (0.45%) Hortonworks
13 14 (0.42%) Adobe
14 13 (0.39%) Atlassian
14 13 (0.39%) Dynatrace
14 13 (0.39%) Twitter
15 12 (0.36%) AppDynamics
16 11 (0.33%) SaltStack
17 10 (0.30%) ServiceNow