Period
to 24 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 24 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Elastic Stack (formerly ELK Stack - Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana)
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 669 920 1130
Rank change year-on-year +251 +210 +172
Permanent jobs citing Elastic Stack 557 318 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.16% 0.083%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.79% 0.42% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 414 303 117
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.85% -10.34%
10th Percentile £34,125 £36,250 £50,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - -15.38% -

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 with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 70109 74921 83496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.21% 38.87% 37.89%
Number of salaries quoted 58041 65025 71540
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

Elastic Stack
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Elastic Stack as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Elastic Stack in the UK

Elastic Stack
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Elastic Stack.

Salary trend for Elastic Stack in the UK

Elastic Stack
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Elastic Stack over the 6 months to 24 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Elastic Stack in the UK

Elastic Stack
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Elastic Stack within the UK over the 6 months to 24 September 2017. 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
England +237 523 £65,000 +4.00% 22
London +179 352 £67,500 +8.00% 17
UK excluding London +114 187 £55,000 - 5
South East +103 68 £63,000 +14.55% 2
North of England +18 45 £57,500 +27.78% 3
Midlands +56 37 £52,500 -4.55%
North West -16 23 £57,500 +27.78% 2
Yorkshire +35 22 £55,000 +2.33%
West Midlands +16 22 £34,500 -37.27%
East Midlands +49 15 £55,000 +69.23%
East of England +19 11 £50,000 +8.11%
Wales +16 10 £36,116 +3.19%
South West +8 10 £52,500 -16.00%
Scotland 0 6 £41,500 -17.00%

For the 6 months to 24 September 2017, IT jobs citing Elastic Stack also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Elastic Stack.

1 395 (70.92%) Linux
2 317 (56.91%) Amazon AWS
2 317 (56.91%) DevOps
3 300 (53.86%) Agile Software Development
4 272 (48.83%) Python
5 237 (42.55%) Java
6 234 (42.01%) Puppet
7 233 (41.83%) Docker
8 231 (41.47%) Jenkins
9 229 (41.11%) Ansible
10 195 (35.01%) Git (software)
11 191 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
12 186 (33.39%) Elasticsearch
13 168 (30.16%) MongoDB
14 166 (29.80%) Kibana
15 157 (28.19%) logstash
16 147 (26.39%) Scrum
17 144 (25.85%) NoSQL
18 140 (25.13%) Terraform
19 139 (24.96%) Opscode Chef
20 135 (24.24%) Finance
20 135 (24.24%) TDD
21 134 (24.06%) Configuration Management
22 119 (21.36%) Kanban
23 118 (21.18%) Microsoft Azure
24 117 (21.01%) Kubernetes
25 115 (20.65%) Windows
26 114 (20.47%) JavaScript
26 114 (20.47%) Bash Shell
27 112 (20.11%) Node.js

Elastic Stack
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 186 (33.39%) Elasticsearch
2 104 (18.67%) Apache
3 102 (18.31%) Tomcat
4 83 (14.90%) nginx
5 68 (12.21%) Apache Spark
6 67 (12.03%) Apache Solr
7 60 (10.77%) JBoss
8 59 (10.59%) Jetty
9 44 (7.90%) OpenStack
10 42 (7.54%) WebSphere
11 38 (6.82%) WebLogic
12 27 (4.85%) Confluence
13 24 (4.31%) WebSphere Application Server
14 17 (3.05%) IIS
15 12 (2.15%) Apache Pig
16 10 (1.80%) Apache TomEE
17 7 (1.26%) CMS
17 7 (1.26%) SharePoint
18 4 (0.72%) Drupal
19 3 (0.54%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (0.18%) HipChat
1 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.18%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 317 (56.91%) Amazon AWS
2 118 (21.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 71 (12.75%) Google Cloud Platform
4 49 (8.80%) Amazon EC2
5 46 (8.26%) Amazon S3
6 32 (5.75%) GitHub
7 24 (4.31%) IaaS
8 23 (4.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 19 (3.41%) CloudBees
9 19 (3.41%) Datadog
10 18 (3.23%) SaaS
11 17 (3.05%) Loggly
12 16 (2.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 14 (2.51%) AWS CloudFormation
13 14 (2.51%) Cloud Computing
14 13 (2.33%) Sumo Logic
15 11 (1.97%) Route 53
16 9 (1.62%) Amazon EMR
16 9 (1.62%) CloudFront
17 8 (1.44%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 41 (7.36%) DNS
1 41 (7.36%) Internet
2 29 (5.21%) TCP/IP
3 28 (5.03%) HTTP
4 22 (3.95%) LDAP
5 19 (3.41%) Network Security
6 18 (3.23%) Firewall
7 12 (2.15%) VPN
8 10 (1.80%) FTP
9 9 (1.62%) IMAP
9 9 (1.62%) SMTP
10 6 (1.08%) Broadband
10 6 (1.08%) SNMP
11 5 (0.90%) SSL
12 4 (0.72%) Kerberos
12 4 (0.72%) VLAN
13 3 (0.54%) Cisco Nexus
13 3 (0.54%) Ethernet
13 3 (0.54%) OpenVPN
13 3 (0.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (30.16%) MongoDB
2 144 (25.85%) NoSQL
3 106 (19.03%) MySQL
4 98 (17.59%) Apache Cassandra
5 94 (16.88%) Redis
6 77 (13.82%) Hadoop
7 72 (12.93%) Big Data
8 70 (12.57%) PostgreSQL
9 54 (9.69%) SQL Server
10 46 (8.26%) Riak
11 45 (8.08%) Relational Database
12 40 (7.18%) Couchbase
13 36 (6.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 27 (4.85%) Event Store
15 26 (4.67%) Amazon RDS
16 23 (4.13%) InfluxDB
17 18 (3.23%) Neo4j
18 17 (3.05%) RethinkDB
19 13 (2.33%) CouchDB
20 12 (2.15%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 231 (41.47%) Jenkins
2 195 (35.01%) Git (software)
3 98 (17.59%) JIRA
4 73 (13.11%) Vagrant
5 71 (12.75%) TeamCity
6 47 (8.44%) Maven
6 47 (8.44%) Selenium
7 46 (8.26%) Hudson
8 43 (7.72%) Subversion
9 40 (7.18%) Grunt
10 39 (7.00%) gulp
11 31 (5.57%) Octopus Deploy
12 28 (5.03%) GitLab
13 26 (4.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 26 (4.67%) Bower
14 24 (4.31%) GoCD
15 22 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
16 21 (3.77%) Gitweb
17 20 (3.59%) Cucumber
17 20 (3.59%) HP UFT
General
1 135 (24.24%) Finance
2 57 (10.23%) Retail
3 55 (9.87%) Banking
4 49 (8.80%) Telecoms
5 37 (6.64%) Investment Banking
6 34 (6.10%) Marketing
7 28 (5.03%) Retail Banking
8 24 (4.31%) Electronics
8 24 (4.31%) Law
8 24 (4.31%) Manufacturing
9 18 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
10 17 (3.05%) Games
11 16 (2.87%) Publishing
12 9 (1.62%) Front Office
13 4 (0.72%) Military
14 3 (0.54%) Back Office
15 2 (0.36%) Billing
15 2 (0.36%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 183 (32.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 157 (28.19%) Developer
3 65 (11.67%) Senior Developer
4 53 (9.52%) AWS Engineer
5 48 (8.62%) Linux Engineer
6 45 (8.08%) Cloud Engineer
7 41 (7.36%) Java Developer
7 41 (7.36%) Lead DevOps
8 40 (7.18%) AWS DevOps
9 29 (5.21%) Analytics Developer
10 27 (4.85%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 27 (4.85%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 24 (4.31%) Software Developer
12 23 (4.13%) AWS Developer
12 23 (4.13%) Senior DevOps
13 22 (3.95%) Lead Developer
14 21 (3.77%) Lead DevOps Engineer
15 19 (3.41%) Consultant
15 19 (3.41%) DevOps Consultant
15 19 (3.41%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (20.11%) Node.js
2 94 (16.88%) .NET
3 75 (13.46%) Web Services
4 71 (12.75%) AngularJS
5 64 (11.49%) ActiveMQ
6 60 (10.77%) React
7 52 (9.34%) HTML
8 48 (8.62%) Lucene
8 48 (8.62%) Spring
9 47 (8.44%) RESTful
10 43 (7.72%) CSS
11 42 (7.54%) Kafka
12 31 (5.57%) RabbitMQ
12 31 (5.57%) Spring Boot
13 30 (5.39%) Serverless Framework
14 29 (5.21%) .NET Core
14 29 (5.21%) Aurelia
14 29 (5.21%) HTML5
14 29 (5.21%) Lambda Expressions
15 26 (4.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 46 (8.26%) Greenfield Project
2 35 (6.28%) Clustering
3 28 (5.03%) Derivative
3 28 (5.03%) Equity Derivative
4 27 (4.85%) Enterprise Software
4 27 (4.85%) Fintech
5 25 (4.49%) Management Information System
5 25 (4.49%) Public Cloud
6 17 (3.05%) User Experience
7 16 (2.87%) Computer Science
8 14 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (1.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 10 (1.80%) Data Centre
11 9 (1.62%) Hybrid Cloud
11 9 (1.62%) Linked Data
11 9 (1.62%) Linux Command Line
11 9 (1.62%) Smart Meter
12 7 (1.26%) Market Risk
12 7 (1.26%) Online Games
13 6 (1.08%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 395 (70.92%) Linux
2 115 (20.65%) Windows
3 97 (17.41%) Unix
4 39 (7.00%) Ubuntu
5 38 (6.82%) CentOS
6 23 (4.13%) CoreOS
7 22 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (3.59%) Windows Server
9 17 (3.05%) Solaris
10 10 (1.80%) AIX
10 10 (1.80%) Debian
11 9 (1.62%) Android
12 8 (1.44%) FreeBSD
13 7 (1.26%) Apple iOS
14 6 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.72%) Fedora
16 3 (0.54%) HPUX
17 2 (0.36%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.36%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (56.91%) DevOps
2 300 (53.86%) Agile Software Development
3 191 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
4 147 (26.39%) Scrum
5 135 (24.24%) TDD
6 134 (24.06%) Configuration Management
7 119 (21.36%) Kanban
8 99 (17.77%) Microservices
9 97 (17.41%) Software Engineering
10 80 (14.36%) Open Source
10 80 (14.36%) Test Automation
11 68 (12.21%) Continuous Delivery
12 62 (11.13%) Analytics
13 57 (10.23%) Mentoring
14 53 (9.52%) BDD
15 47 (8.44%) E-Commerce
16 46 (8.26%) Coaching
17 45 (8.08%) Business Intelligence
18 43 (7.72%) Unit Testing
18 43 (7.72%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 272 (48.83%) Python
2 237 (42.55%) Java
3 114 (20.47%) Bash Shell
3 114 (20.47%) JavaScript
4 109 (19.57%) Ruby
5 96 (17.24%) SQL
6 81 (14.54%) C#
7 76 (13.64%) Perl
8 75 (13.46%) PowerShell
9 73 (13.11%) PHP
10 72 (12.93%) Scala
11 61 (10.95%) Go
12 42 (7.54%) ES6
13 36 (6.46%) Groovy
14 29 (5.21%) C++
15 16 (2.87%) Shell Script
16 10 (1.80%) Jython
16 10 (1.80%) VB
17 5 (0.90%) Clojure
18 4 (0.72%) C
Qualifications
1 51 (9.16%) Degree
2 37 (6.64%) Security Cleared
3 32 (5.75%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.72%) AWS Certification
5 4 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.54%) PhD
7 1 (0.18%) CISA
7 1 (0.18%) CISM
7 1 (0.18%) CISSP
7 1 (0.18%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.15%) QA
2 7 (1.26%) GCP
3 3 (0.54%) ISO 14001
3 3 (0.54%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.36%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 233 (41.83%) Docker
2 28 (5.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (3.95%) Active Directory
4 18 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (2.15%) Varnish
6 9 (1.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 9 (1.62%) VirtualBox
7 8 (1.44%) KVM
7 8 (1.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (0.90%) Apache Flume
8 5 (0.90%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.72%) Xen
10 3 (0.54%) Ceph
10 3 (0.54%) GPFS
10 3 (0.54%) LXC
10 3 (0.54%) Slurm Workload Manager
11 2 (0.36%) NFS
11 2 (0.36%) OpenAM
12 1 (0.18%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 234 (42.01%) Puppet
2 229 (41.11%) Ansible
3 166 (29.80%) Kibana
4 157 (28.19%) logstash
5 140 (25.13%) Terraform
6 139 (24.96%) Opscode Chef
7 117 (21.01%) Kubernetes
8 82 (14.72%) Nagios
9 62 (11.13%) Grafana
10 44 (7.90%) Packer
11 42 (7.54%) Salt
12 39 (7.00%) ZABBIX
13 36 (6.46%) Prometheus
14 34 (6.10%) Graphite
15 29 (5.21%) Mesos
16 28 (5.03%) Docker Swarm
17 25 (4.49%) HAProxy
18 20 (3.59%) Consul
19 17 (3.05%) Icinga
19 17 (3.05%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 107 (19.21%) Splunk
2 78 (14.00%) Google
3 73 (13.11%) New Relic
4 60 (10.77%) Oracle
5 48 (8.62%) AppDynamics
6 42 (7.54%) VMware
7 37 (6.64%) Red Hat
8 33 (5.92%) SaltStack
9 28 (5.03%) Microsoft
10 27 (4.85%) SAP
11 26 (4.67%) Atlassian
12 24 (4.31%) Dynatrace
13 22 (3.95%) IBM
14 20 (3.59%) CA
15 15 (2.69%) XebiaLabs
16 14 (2.51%) ServiceNow
17 13 (2.33%) Rackspace
18 12 (2.15%) Apple
19 11 (1.97%) BMC
20 10 (1.80%) TIBCO