Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Docker
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 15 20 19
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1 +17
Permanent jobs citing Docker 3,450 730 812
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 12.52% 11.79% 10.64%
As % of the System Software category 66.99% 61.14% 56.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2,756 685 722
10th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £38,075
25th Percentile £46,250 £46,250 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% -11.11% +12.50%
75th Percentile £85,000 £72,500 £83,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £86,250 £89,875
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 5,150 1,194 1,433
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 18.70% 19.28% 18.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4,110 1,105 1,215
10th Percentile £35,750 £36,750 £36,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -15.38% +13.04%
75th Percentile £78,750 £71,250 £85,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £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 19 October 2021.

Docker salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 1,958 (56.75%) Kubernetes
2 1,751 (50.75%) AWS
3 1,445 (41.88%) DevOps
4 1,434 (41.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1,165 (33.77%) Terraform
6 1,058 (30.67%) Software Engineering
7 1,049 (30.41%) JavaScript
8 998 (28.93%) Azure
9 996 (28.87%) Python
10 928 (26.90%) Microservices
11 878 (25.45%) Git (software)
12 872 (25.28%) React
13 787 (22.81%) Finance
14 766 (22.20%) Java
15 697 (20.20%) Linux
16 682 (19.77%) Node.js
17 670 (19.42%) C#
18 618 (17.91%) SQL
19 615 (17.83%) .NET
20 575 (16.67%) Jenkins
21 573 (16.61%) Full Stack Development
22 549 (15.91%) GCP
23 531 (15.39%) Go
24 497 (14.41%) Ansible
25 489 (14.17%) MySQL
26 475 (13.77%) Social Skills
27 465 (13.48%) PHP
28 461 (13.36%) Scrum
29 441 (12.78%) Greenfield Project
30 432 (12.52%) 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
1 194 (5.62%) Elasticsearch
2 65 (1.88%) Confluence
3 56 (1.62%) CMS
4 44 (1.28%) Apache
4 44 (1.28%) nginx
5 36 (1.04%) Apache Spark
6 34 (0.99%) Apache Airflow
7 26 (0.75%) WordPress
8 25 (0.72%) Drupal
9 21 (0.61%) Apache Solr
10 17 (0.49%) OpenStack
11 14 (0.41%) Headless CMS
11 14 (0.41%) Tomcat
12 13 (0.38%) IIS
13 7 (0.20%) Umbraco
14 6 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
15 5 (0.14%) Cloud Foundry
15 5 (0.14%) Ethereum
15 5 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 4 (0.12%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 12 (0.35%) Figma
2 8 (0.23%) Sketch
2 8 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (0.14%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.058%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.029%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.029%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (0.32%) Sentinel
2 8 (0.23%) Distributed Ledger
3 4 (0.12%) R3 Corda
4 2 (0.058%) Magento
4 2 (0.058%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.058%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.029%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.029%) Relativity
5 1 (0.029%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.029%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1,751 (50.75%) AWS
2 998 (28.93%) Azure
3 549 (15.91%) GCP
4 361 (10.46%) SaaS
4 361 (10.46%) Serverless
5 231 (6.70%) AWS CloudFormation
6 223 (6.46%) AWS Lambda
7 211 (6.12%) GitHub
8 196 (5.68%) Amazon S3
9 129 (3.74%) Amazon SQS
10 124 (3.59%) PaaS
11 117 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
12 114 (3.30%) Amazon ECS
13 93 (2.70%) AWS Step Functions
14 81 (2.35%) Datadog
14 81 (2.35%) IaaS
14 81 (2.35%) OpenShift
15 67 (1.94%) npm
16 55 (1.59%) CloudFront
17 54 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 77 (2.23%) Firewall
2 74 (2.14%) DNS
3 70 (2.03%) HTTP
4 32 (0.93%) AMQP
4 32 (0.93%) Internet
4 32 (0.93%) VPN
5 31 (0.90%) TCP/IP
5 31 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
6 24 (0.70%) IPv6
7 16 (0.46%) LAN
7 16 (0.46%) SSH
7 16 (0.46%) SSL
7 16 (0.46%) WAN
8 15 (0.43%) IPv4
9 13 (0.38%) Bluetooth
9 13 (0.38%) Wireless
9 13 (0.38%) ZigBee
10 12 (0.35%) DHCP
11 8 (0.23%) Broadband
11 8 (0.23%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 489 (14.17%) MySQL
2 413 (11.97%) PostgreSQL
3 336 (9.74%) MongoDB
4 303 (8.78%) NoSQL
5 255 (7.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 239 (6.93%) SQL Server
7 212 (6.14%) Redis
8 191 (5.54%) Amazon RDS
9 168 (4.87%) Big Data
10 147 (4.26%) Relational Database
11 88 (2.55%) Amazon Aurora
12 63 (1.83%) Amazon Athena
13 54 (1.57%) Data Lake
13 54 (1.57%) GIS
14 44 (1.28%) RDBMS
15 43 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
16 40 (1.16%) Hadoop
17 38 (1.10%) Blockchain
18 29 (0.84%) MariaDB
19 24 (0.70%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 878 (25.45%) Git (software)
2 575 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 200 (5.80%) GitLab
4 110 (3.19%) JIRA
5 108 (3.13%) Selenium
6 96 (2.78%) Cypress.io
7 87 (2.52%) webpack
8 73 (2.12%) CircleCI
9 63 (1.83%) Maven
10 57 (1.65%) Bitbucket
11 53 (1.54%) PHPUnit
11 53 (1.54%) Postman
12 47 (1.36%) TeamCity
13 45 (1.30%) SpecFlow
14 43 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
15 42 (1.22%) Babel
16 40 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 32 (0.93%) Travis CI
18 31 (0.90%) Cucumber
19 28 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 787 (22.81%) Finance
2 475 (13.77%) Social Skills
3 257 (7.45%) Retail
4 203 (5.88%) Games
5 139 (4.03%) Marketing
6 122 (3.54%) Front Office
7 120 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
8 83 (2.41%) Banking
9 73 (2.12%) Public Sector
10 59 (1.71%) Automotive
11 47 (1.36%) Billing
12 46 (1.33%) Organisational Skills
13 34 (0.99%) Telecoms
14 28 (0.81%) Financial Institution
14 28 (0.81%) Manufacturing
15 24 (0.70%) Advertising
16 22 (0.64%) Inclusion and Diversity
17 21 (0.61%) Electronics
17 21 (0.61%) Retail Finance
18 16 (0.46%) Law
Job Titles
1 1,693 (49.07%) Developer
2 550 (15.94%) DevOps Engineer
3 443 (12.84%) Software Engineer
4 349 (10.12%) Senior Developer
5 262 (7.59%) AWS Engineer
6 252 (7.30%) PHP Developer
7 245 (7.10%) C# Developer
8 243 (7.04%) AWS DevOps
9 225 (6.52%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 211 (6.12%) Architect
11 209 (6.06%) Python Developer
12 199 (5.77%) React Developer
13 176 (5.10%) Full Stack Developer
13 176 (5.10%) Java Developer
14 164 (4.75%) Senior Software Engineer
15 157 (4.55%) Software Developer
16 142 (4.12%) Senior DevOps
16 142 (4.12%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 141 (4.09%) Senior Python Developer
18 128 (3.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 872 (25.28%) React
2 682 (19.77%) Node.js
3 615 (17.83%) .NET
4 359 (10.41%) .NET Core
5 356 (10.32%) REST
6 354 (10.26%) AngularJS
7 347 (10.06%) Kafka
8 331 (9.59%) HTML
9 312 (9.04%) Web Services
10 294 (8.52%) Spring
11 291 (8.43%) CSS
12 233 (6.75%) RESTful
13 230 (6.67%) Vue.js
14 221 (6.41%) Django
15 190 (5.51%) GraphQL
16 168 (4.87%) Laravel
17 151 (4.38%) Spring Boot
18 133 (3.86%) HTML5
19 132 (3.83%) jQuery
20 131 (3.80%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 441 (12.78%) Greenfield Project
2 220 (6.38%) Virtual Team
3 156 (4.52%) User Experience
4 138 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
5 99 (2.87%) Social Media
6 93 (2.70%) Mobile App
7 91 (2.64%) Algorithms
8 89 (2.58%) Cloud Native
9 85 (2.46%) Public Cloud
10 70 (2.03%) e-Learning
10 70 (2.03%) Legacy Systems
11 62 (1.80%) Data Centre
11 62 (1.80%) Hybrid Cloud
12 50 (1.45%) Legacy Code
13 47 (1.36%) Tandem
14 42 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
14 42 (1.22%) Management Information System
15 38 (1.10%) Fixed Income
16 36 (1.04%) Data Structures
17 31 (0.90%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 697 (20.20%) Linux
2 162 (4.70%) Windows
3 73 (2.12%) Unix
4 52 (1.51%) Windows Server
5 50 (1.45%) CentOS
6 30 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 30 (0.87%) Ubuntu
7 25 (0.72%) Android
7 25 (0.72%) Debian
8 22 (0.64%) Windows Server 2019
9 18 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (0.46%) Apple iOS
11 13 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
12 12 (0.35%) SUSE
13 10 (0.29%) Fedora
14 9 (0.26%) Mac OS
15 7 (0.20%) Windows 10
16 6 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
17 4 (0.12%) CoreOS
17 4 (0.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,445 (41.88%) DevOps
2 1,434 (41.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1,058 (30.67%) Software Engineering
4 928 (26.90%) Microservices
5 573 (16.61%) Full Stack Development
6 461 (13.36%) Scrum
7 396 (11.48%) TDD
8 391 (11.33%) Infrastructure as Code
9 342 (9.91%) Test Automation
10 320 (9.28%) Continuous Integration
11 294 (8.52%) Mentoring
12 280 (8.12%) Fintech
13 247 (7.16%) Problem-Solving
14 232 (6.72%) Open Source
15 230 (6.67%) Artificial Intelligence
16 200 (5.80%) Front End Development
17 187 (5.42%) E-Commerce
18 184 (5.33%) Computer Science
19 183 (5.30%) BDD
20 182 (5.28%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 1,049 (30.41%) JavaScript
2 996 (28.87%) Python
3 766 (22.20%) Java
4 670 (19.42%) C#
5 618 (17.91%) SQL
6 531 (15.39%) Go
7 465 (13.48%) PHP
8 432 (12.52%) TypeScript
9 211 (6.12%) Bash Shell
10 150 (4.35%) Ruby
11 140 (4.06%) Kotlin
12 139 (4.03%) PowerShell
13 129 (3.74%) Scala
14 106 (3.07%) C++
15 97 (2.81%) T-SQL
16 74 (2.14%) Groovy
17 73 (2.12%) PHP 7
18 66 (1.91%) Dart
18 66 (1.91%) ES6
19 65 (1.88%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 230 (6.67%) Degree
2 124 (3.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 48 (1.39%) Security Cleared
4 33 (0.96%) SC Cleared
5 31 (0.90%) AWS Certification
6 11 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (0.29%) Master's Degree
8 7 (0.20%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 7 (0.20%) OCP
8 7 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
8 7 (0.20%) PhD
8 7 (0.20%) RHCE
9 6 (0.17%) CESG Certified Professional
9 6 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.14%) MBA
11 3 (0.087%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.087%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.087%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.058%) CCIE
12 2 (0.058%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (4.20%) QA
2 28 (0.81%) Accessibility
3 19 (0.55%) Data Quality
4 12 (0.35%) SLA
5 7 (0.20%) GDPR
5 7 (0.20%) NIST
6 6 (0.17%) IASME
6 6 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 5 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.14%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.12%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.058%) PSD2
9 2 (0.058%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.029%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.029%) PMO
10 1 (0.029%) WCAG
System Software
1 47 (1.36%) Active Directory
2 26 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
4 20 (0.58%) KVM
5 13 (0.38%) Firmware
5 13 (0.38%) Varnish
6 12 (0.35%) vSphere
7 11 (0.32%) ISA Server
8 8 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 7 (0.20%) XenApp
9 7 (0.20%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.14%) Hyper-V
11 4 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (0.087%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.058%) Gluster
13 2 (0.058%) zsh
14 1 (0.029%) iptables
14 1 (0.029%) LXC
14 1 (0.029%) Squid
14 1 (0.029%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1,958 (56.75%) Kubernetes
2 1,165 (33.77%) Terraform
3 497 (14.41%) Ansible
4 273 (7.91%) Puppet
5 251 (7.28%) Opscode Chef
6 94 (2.72%) Grafana
7 59 (1.71%) Prometheus
8 50 (1.45%) Docker Swarm
9 47 (1.36%) Rancher
10 26 (0.75%) Nagios
11 25 (0.72%) Packer
12 22 (0.64%) Kibana
13 17 (0.49%) Icinga
14 14 (0.41%) HAProxy
14 14 (0.41%) Istio
15 11 (0.32%) Amdocs OSS
15 11 (0.32%) logstash
15 11 (0.32%) ZABBIX
16 10 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
17 8 (0.23%) Opsgenie
Vendors
1 203 (5.88%) Google
2 149 (4.32%) Microsoft
3 108 (3.13%) Oracle
4 77 (2.23%) Zend
5 41 (1.19%) Red Hat
6 40 (1.16%) Splunk
6 40 (1.16%) VMware
7 33 (0.96%) IBM
8 21 (0.61%) New Relic
9 16 (0.46%) HubSpot
10 15 (0.43%) Apple
10 15 (0.43%) SAP
10 15 (0.43%) Twitter
11 14 (0.41%) Netlify
12 13 (0.38%) Okta
12 13 (0.38%) Wrike
13 11 (0.32%) Amdocs
13 11 (0.32%) F5
13 11 (0.32%) SaltStack
13 11 (0.32%) ServiceNow