Period
to 25 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Elastic Stack skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Elastic Stack over the 6 months to 25 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Elastic Stack (formerly ELK Stack - Elasticsearch, Logstash & Kibana)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 133 163 198
Rank change year-on-year +30 +35 -4
Permanent jobs citing Elastic Stack 26 63 46
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 0.85% 1.19% 0.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.90% 2.92% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 20 24 16
Median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% +32.81% -24.71%
10th Percentile £23,500 £32,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £56,250 £65,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £63,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% +2.36% +5.83%

Elastic Stack is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,368 2,161 2,324
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 44.97% 40.70% 40.40%
Number of salaries quoted 873 1,477 1,660
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,150 £30,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Elastic Stack
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Elastic Stack as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Elastic Stack in Scotland

Elastic Stack
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Elastic Stack in Scotland.

Salary trend for Elastic Stack in Scotland

Elastic Stack
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Elastic Stack in Scotland over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Elastic Stack in Scotland

Elastic Stack
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Elastic Stack within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 25 May 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +23 16 £60,000 +71.43%
Glasgow +26 10 £47,500 +11.76%
Elastic Stack
UK

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, IT jobs citing Elastic Stack also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Elastic Stack.

1 24 (92.31%) Python
2 23 (88.46%) AWS
3 21 (80.77%) Docker
3 21 (80.77%) DevOps
3 21 (80.77%) Kubernetes
4 20 (76.92%) Terraform
5 18 (69.23%) Linux
5 18 (69.23%) Infrastructure as Code
6 16 (61.54%) Amazon ECS
7 14 (53.85%) Serverless
7 14 (53.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 14 (53.85%) Kibana
7 14 (53.85%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (53.85%) Node.js
8 13 (50.00%) Splunk
8 13 (50.00%) Jenkins
8 13 (50.00%) Configuration Management
8 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (46.15%) Azure
9 12 (46.15%) logstash
9 12 (46.15%) AWS CloudFormation
10 11 (42.31%) AWS Lambda
10 11 (42.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 11 (42.31%) Go
10 11 (42.31%) Amazon S3
10 11 (42.31%) PaaS
11 10 (38.46%) Bash Shell
11 10 (38.46%) HTML
11 10 (38.46%) Java

Elastic Stack
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 14 (53.85%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (19.23%) nginx
3 3 (11.54%) Gluu
4 1 (3.85%) Apache
4 1 (3.85%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 23 (88.46%) AWS
2 16 (61.54%) Amazon ECS
3 14 (53.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 14 (53.85%) Serverless
4 12 (46.15%) AWS CloudFormation
4 12 (46.15%) Azure
5 11 (42.31%) Amazon S3
5 11 (42.31%) AWS Lambda
5 11 (42.31%) PaaS
6 9 (34.62%) GCP
7 8 (30.77%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (30.77%) Amazon Kinesis
8 5 (19.23%) GitHub
8 5 (19.23%) NuGet
8 5 (19.23%) OpenShift
9 3 (11.54%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (11.54%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (11.54%) AWS Fargate
9 3 (11.54%) Azure Functions
9 3 (11.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) Firewall
2 3 (11.54%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (11.54%) OpenLDAP
2 3 (11.54%) OpenVPN
2 3 (11.54%) SSL
2 3 (11.54%) tcpdump
2 3 (11.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 8 (30.77%) Amazon Athena
3 5 (19.23%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
4 3 (11.54%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (7.69%) Big Data
5 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
5 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (19.23%) Cucumber
2 5 (19.23%) Gradle
2 5 (19.23%) Maven
2 5 (19.23%) webpack
3 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
3 3 (11.54%) Selenium
3 3 (11.54%) Vagrant
4 2 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (7.69%) GitLab
4 2 (7.69%) IBM UrbanCode
4 2 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (7.69%) TeamCity
4 2 (7.69%) Travis CI
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Consultant
2 5 (19.23%) Platform Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) AWS DevOps
3 3 (11.54%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) DevOps Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 3 (11.54%) Python Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Developer
4 2 (7.69%) DevOps Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) Node.js
2 10 (38.46%) CSS
2 10 (38.46%) HTML
3 8 (30.77%) Web Services
4 7 (26.92%) React
5 5 (19.23%) .NET
5 5 (19.23%) Gherkin
6 3 (11.54%) Lambda Expressions
6 3 (11.54%) Nightwatchjs
6 3 (11.54%) OpenID
7 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
7 2 (7.69%) CSS3
7 2 (7.69%) HTML5
7 2 (7.69%) JSON
7 2 (7.69%) REST
8 1 (3.85%) Kafka
8 1 (3.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Public Cloud
1 5 (19.23%) Virtual Team
2 3 (11.54%) Replication
3 2 (7.69%) User Experience
4 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Linux
2 7 (26.92%) Windows
3 3 (11.54%) Debian
3 3 (11.54%) Ubuntu
4 2 (7.69%) CentOS
4 2 (7.69%) Mesosphere
4 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) DevOps
2 18 (69.23%) Infrastructure as Code
3 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 12 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (30.77%) Load Balancing
6 7 (26.92%) Open Source
7 5 (19.23%) Continuous Deployment
7 5 (19.23%) Dependency Management
7 5 (19.23%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 5 (19.23%) TDD
8 3 (11.54%) Decision-Making
8 3 (11.54%) Information Security
8 3 (11.54%) Log Aggregation
8 3 (11.54%) Patch Management
8 3 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (11.54%) Project Delivery
8 3 (11.54%) Security Monitoring
8 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (11.54%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) Python
2 11 (42.31%) Go
3 10 (38.46%) Bash Shell
3 10 (38.46%) Java
3 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 7 (26.92%) PowerShell
4 7 (26.92%) SQL
5 6 (23.08%) Groovy
6 5 (19.23%) ES6
7 3 (11.54%) AWK
7 3 (11.54%) PHP
7 3 (11.54%) Ruby
7 3 (11.54%) sed
8 1 (3.85%) Elixir
8 1 (3.85%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (80.77%) Docker
2 3 (11.54%) iptables
2 3 (11.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (80.77%) Kubernetes
2 20 (76.92%) Terraform
3 14 (53.85%) Kibana
4 12 (46.15%) logstash
5 8 (30.77%) Puppet
6 7 (26.92%) Ansible
6 7 (26.92%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (19.23%) Packer
7 5 (19.23%) Rancher
8 4 (15.38%) Consul
8 4 (15.38%) Prometheus
9 3 (11.54%) Munin
9 3 (11.54%) Nagios
9 3 (11.54%) OSSEC
10 2 (7.69%) Automic
10 2 (7.69%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (7.69%) Grafana
10 2 (7.69%) Graphite
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Splunk
2 5 (19.23%) Google
3 3 (11.54%) Lets Encrypt
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) AppDynamics