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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 19 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Elastic Stack (formerly ELK Stack - Elasticsearch, Logstash & Kibana)
UK
6 months to
19 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 510 526 588
Rank change year-on-year +16 +62 -63
Permanent jobs citing Elastic Stack 1,009 415 362
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.63% 0.46% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.52% 1.15% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 262 254 255
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,875 £37,500
25th Percentile £53,750 £53,750 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £80,000 £87,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £88,750 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +5.00%

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 66,443 36,014 37,143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.20% 39.88% 39.16%
Number of salaries quoted 29,949 27,878 30,779
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £63,750 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +15.91% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Elastic Stack
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Elastic Stack in the UK

Elastic Stack
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Elastic Stack in the UK

Elastic Stack
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Elastic Stack over the 6 months to 19 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Elastic Stack in the UK

Elastic Stack
Top 16 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 19 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -7 817 £80,000 +14.29% 40
London -71 435 £85,000 +13.33% 18
Work from Home -31 430 £67,500 +8.00% 15
UK excluding London +15 419 £60,000 +4.35% 24
South East +3 148 £65,000 +13.04% 4
North of England -5 119 £53,500 -14.40% 12
North West +4 107 £42,000 -32.80% 4
South West -64 38 £71,250 +23.91% 2
Scotland -19 35 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Midlands -58 33 £77,500 +72.22% 2
East of England -72 29 £60,000 -12.73% 1
East Midlands -18 26 £80,000 +100.00% 2
Wales -22 21 £50,000 -42.86% 1
Yorkshire -34 10 £85,000 - 6
West Midlands -61 7 £62,500 -10.71%
North East -21 2 £65,000 +20.93% 2

For the 6 months to 19 May 2022, 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 with a requirement for Elastic Stack.

1 764 (75.72%) AWS
2 752 (74.53%) Docker
3 732 (72.55%) DevOps
4 727 (72.05%) Linux
5 698 (69.18%) Kubernetes
6 643 (63.73%) CI/CD
7 600 (59.46%) Python
8 576 (57.09%) Agile
9 559 (55.40%) Ansible
10 558 (55.30%) Terraform
11 531 (52.63%) Jenkins
12 521 (51.64%) Azure
13 467 (46.28%) GCP
14 426 (42.22%) Windows
15 399 (39.54%) Git (software)
16 380 (37.66%) Puppet
17 379 (37.56%) Prometheus
18 374 (37.07%) Opscode Chef
19 362 (35.88%) Serverless
20 350 (34.69%) Java
21 346 (34.29%) Infrastructure as Code
22 343 (33.99%) Elasticsearch
23 339 (33.60%) Splunk
24 337 (33.40%) Continuous Integration
25 316 (31.32%) Microservices
26 299 (29.63%) Bash
27 288 (28.54%) AWS CloudFormation
27 288 (28.54%) Kibana
28 286 (28.34%) Scrum
29 282 (27.95%) Grafana

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
1 343 (33.99%) Elasticsearch
2 125 (12.39%) Tomcat
3 102 (10.11%) JBoss
4 97 (9.61%) IIS
5 79 (7.83%) Apache
6 76 (7.53%) Apache Spark
7 56 (5.55%) Confluence
8 51 (5.05%) nginx
9 33 (3.27%) OpenStack
10 31 (3.07%) CMS
11 24 (2.38%) Apache Airflow
12 15 (1.49%) Apache Pulsar
13 13 (1.29%) Jupyter
14 8 (0.79%) Traefik
15 5 (0.50%) MS Exchange
16 4 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
16 4 (0.40%) GemFire
16 4 (0.40%) WebSphere
17 3 (0.30%) Alfresco
17 3 (0.30%) Appian
Applications
1 24 (2.38%) Campfire
2 1 (0.099%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.099%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.099%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.099%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (1.19%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.099%) Magento
2 1 (0.099%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.099%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 764 (75.72%) AWS
2 521 (51.64%) Azure
3 467 (46.28%) GCP
4 362 (35.88%) Serverless
5 288 (28.54%) AWS CloudFormation
6 227 (22.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 225 (22.30%) AWS Lambda
8 184 (18.24%) Amazon S3
9 153 (15.16%) OpenShift
10 145 (14.37%) Amazon ECS
11 128 (12.69%) Amazon Kinesis
12 109 (10.80%) AWS CodePipeline
13 98 (9.71%) Datadog
14 96 (9.51%) GitHub
15 95 (9.42%) Azure Stack
15 95 (9.42%) Cloud Functions
16 86 (8.52%) Amazon SQS
17 85 (8.42%) Amazon EC2
18 80 (7.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 44 (4.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 116 (11.50%) Firewall
2 113 (11.20%) Internet
3 61 (6.05%) DNS
4 42 (4.16%) HTTP
5 37 (3.67%) TCP/IP
6 33 (3.27%) Broadband
7 28 (2.78%) MQTT
7 28 (2.78%) VPN
8 26 (2.58%) WebEx
9 23 (2.28%) Network Security
10 20 (1.98%) DSL
11 14 (1.39%) SNMP
12 13 (1.29%) SAN
12 13 (1.29%) WAN
13 8 (0.79%) LAN
13 8 (0.79%) VLAN
13 8 (0.79%) VoIP
14 5 (0.50%) SMTP
15 4 (0.40%) 5G
15 4 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (22.60%) MySQL
2 221 (21.90%) PostgreSQL
3 179 (17.74%) NoSQL
4 168 (16.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 156 (15.46%) Redis
6 94 (9.32%) Big Data
7 82 (8.13%) Amazon Athena
8 68 (6.74%) Amazon RDS
9 66 (6.54%) MongoDB
10 65 (6.44%) InfluxDB
11 57 (5.65%) Apache Cassandra
12 55 (5.45%) Couchbase
13 50 (4.96%) SQL Server
14 47 (4.66%) Relational Database
15 37 (3.67%) RDBMS
16 29 (2.87%) Power BI
16 29 (2.87%) Tableau
17 28 (2.78%) Hadoop
18 24 (2.38%) BigQuery
18 24 (2.38%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 531 (52.63%) Jenkins
2 399 (39.54%) Git (software)
3 137 (13.58%) Octopus Deploy
4 132 (13.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 127 (12.59%) JIRA
6 121 (11.99%) Travis CI
7 120 (11.89%) GitLab
8 118 (11.69%) TeamCity
9 101 (10.01%) IBM UrbanCode
10 95 (9.42%) Subversion
11 43 (4.26%) Bitbucket
12 41 (4.06%) Selenium
13 39 (3.87%) SonarQube
14 37 (3.67%) CircleCI
15 36 (3.57%) JMeter
16 33 (3.27%) Cypress.io
17 31 (3.07%) SoapUI
18 30 (2.97%) Sonatype Nexus
19 29 (2.87%) NUnit
20 28 (2.78%) Log4Net
General
1 277 (27.45%) Finance
2 198 (19.62%) Social Skills
3 120 (11.89%) Analytical Skills
4 95 (9.42%) Manufacturing
5 58 (5.75%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 52 (5.15%) Public Sector
7 40 (3.96%) Banking
8 39 (3.87%) Retail
9 37 (3.67%) Advertising
10 36 (3.57%) Telecoms
11 35 (3.47%) Law
12 24 (2.38%) Organisational Skills
13 15 (1.49%) Games
14 12 (1.19%) Back Office
14 12 (1.19%) Esports
14 12 (1.19%) Presentation Skills
15 10 (0.99%) Financial Institution
15 10 (0.99%) Legal
16 9 (0.89%) Investment Banking
16 9 (0.89%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 419 (41.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 194 (19.23%) Developer
3 166 (16.45%) Senior DevOps
4 164 (16.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 102 (10.11%) Software Engineer
6 97 (9.61%) Cloud Engineer
7 95 (9.42%) Full Stack Developer
8 66 (6.54%) Java Developer
9 58 (5.75%) Senior Developer
10 48 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 46 (4.56%) Java Engineer
11 46 (4.56%) Java Software Engineer
12 42 (4.16%) Consultant
13 41 (4.06%) Senior Java Developer
14 36 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
15 30 (2.97%) Azure Engineer
15 30 (2.97%) Lead Developer
16 29 (2.87%) Azure DevOps Engineer
17 28 (2.78%) Site Reliability Engineer
18 26 (2.58%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (19.72%) REST
2 181 (17.94%) Kafka
3 171 (16.95%) Node.js
4 157 (15.56%) .NET
5 141 (13.97%) AngularJS
6 140 (13.88%) React
7 134 (13.28%) Spring
8 108 (10.70%) HTML
9 105 (10.41%) Spring Boot
10 104 (10.31%) CSS
11 96 (9.51%) Web Services
12 84 (8.33%) RESTful
13 78 (7.73%) RabbitMQ
14 77 (7.63%) GraphQL
15 75 (7.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 73 (7.23%) Sass
17 55 (5.45%) gRPC
18 49 (4.86%) CSS3
18 49 (4.86%) HTML5
19 48 (4.76%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 154 (15.26%) Linux Command Line
2 98 (9.71%) Life Science
3 94 (9.32%) Public Cloud
4 86 (8.52%) Cloud Native
4 86 (8.52%) User Experience
5 61 (6.05%) Algorithms
6 50 (4.96%) Management Information System
7 42 (4.16%) Cyberattack
8 41 (4.06%) PlayStation
9 37 (3.67%) Smartphone
10 34 (3.37%) Clustering
10 34 (3.37%) IoT
11 33 (3.27%) Data Structures
12 31 (3.07%) Digital Media
13 28 (2.78%) Virtual Team
14 26 (2.58%) Replication
15 25 (2.48%) iPhone
15 25 (2.48%) Social Media
16 24 (2.38%) Private Cloud
17 18 (1.78%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 727 (72.05%) Linux
2 426 (42.22%) Windows
3 160 (15.86%) Windows Server
4 101 (10.01%) Mesosphere
5 83 (8.23%) Unix
6 54 (5.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 46 (4.56%) CentOS
8 29 (2.87%) Apple iOS
9 28 (2.78%) Android
9 28 (2.78%) Ubuntu
10 16 (1.59%) Mac OS
11 14 (1.39%) CoreOS
12 6 (0.59%) Debian
13 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2016
13 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 732 (72.55%) DevOps
2 643 (63.73%) CI/CD
3 576 (57.09%) Agile
4 346 (34.29%) Infrastructure as Code
5 337 (33.40%) Continuous Integration
6 316 (31.32%) Microservices
7 286 (28.34%) Scrum
8 274 (27.16%) Configuration Management
9 229 (22.70%) Software Engineering
10 227 (22.50%) Analytics
11 221 (21.90%) Test Automation
12 197 (19.52%) TDD
13 182 (18.04%) Continuous Delivery
14 167 (16.55%) Continuous Deployment
15 158 (15.66%) Problem-Solving
16 149 (14.77%) BDD
17 146 (14.47%) Mentoring
18 135 (13.38%) Machine Learning
19 134 (13.28%) Data Science
20 132 (13.08%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 600 (59.46%) Python
2 350 (34.69%) Java
3 299 (29.63%) Bash
4 240 (23.79%) SQL
5 199 (19.72%) Go
6 162 (16.06%) JavaScript
7 143 (14.17%) PowerShell
8 91 (9.02%) C#
9 88 (8.72%) TypeScript
10 78 (7.73%) Ruby
11 48 (4.76%) Groovy
12 43 (4.26%) Scala
13 39 (3.87%) PHP
14 28 (2.78%) Perl
15 27 (2.68%) Shell Script
16 22 (2.18%) C++
17 20 (1.98%) Kotlin
18 17 (1.68%) ES6
19 11 (1.09%) Rust
20 4 (0.40%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 131 (12.98%) Degree
2 55 (5.45%) Computer Science Degree
2 55 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 30 (2.97%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.49%) RHCE
5 14 (1.39%) DV Cleared
6 10 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (0.89%) CCNA
7 9 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (0.79%) MCITP
8 8 (0.79%) MCP
8 8 (0.79%) MCSA
8 8 (0.79%) MCSE
8 8 (0.79%) MCTS
9 7 (0.69%) AWS Certification
10 6 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (0.59%) CCA
10 6 (0.59%) PhD
11 4 (0.40%) OCP
11 4 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (12.39%) QA
2 30 (2.97%) WCAG
3 24 (2.38%) GDPR
4 15 (1.49%) Accessibility
5 13 (1.29%) SOC 2
6 12 (1.19%) PCI DSS
6 12 (1.19%) SOC 1
7 10 (0.99%) SLA
8 7 (0.69%) NIST
9 5 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.099%) COBIT
10 1 (0.099%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.099%) Data Quality
System Software
1 752 (74.53%) Docker
2 120 (11.89%) Virtual Machines
3 92 (9.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 78 (7.73%) Active Directory
5 33 (3.27%) KVM
5 33 (3.27%) Xen
6 21 (2.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 18 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (1.49%) vSphere
9 12 (1.19%) GlusterFS
10 9 (0.89%) Hyper-V
11 6 (0.59%) NFS
12 5 (0.50%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 5 (0.50%) etcd
13 4 (0.40%) HDFS
14 3 (0.30%) Ceph
14 3 (0.30%) Samba
15 1 (0.099%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 698 (69.18%) Kubernetes
2 559 (55.40%) Ansible
3 558 (55.30%) Terraform
4 380 (37.66%) Puppet
5 379 (37.56%) Prometheus
6 374 (37.07%) Opscode Chef
7 288 (28.54%) Kibana
8 282 (27.95%) Grafana
9 207 (20.52%) logstash
10 139 (13.78%) Consul
11 104 (10.31%) ZABBIX
12 101 (10.01%) Automic
13 66 (6.54%) HAProxy
14 54 (5.35%) Nagios
15 48 (4.76%) Graphite
16 46 (4.56%) Rancher
17 36 (3.57%) Packer
18 33 (3.27%) Opsgenie
19 28 (2.78%) MIIS
19 28 (2.78%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 339 (33.60%) Splunk
2 96 (9.51%) VMware
3 60 (5.95%) New Relic
4 55 (5.45%) Google
5 54 (5.35%) Microsoft
6 46 (4.56%) Red Hat
7 42 (4.16%) Dynatrace
8 40 (3.96%) AppDynamics
9 34 (3.37%) Oracle
10 31 (3.07%) Atlassian
10 31 (3.07%) BT
10 31 (3.07%) Hitachi
11 24 (2.38%) Perforce
12 22 (2.18%) PagerDuty
13 17 (1.68%) Cisco
14 15 (1.49%) Datto
15 14 (1.39%) Juniper
16 13 (1.29%) Databricks
16 13 (1.29%) F5
16 13 (1.29%) Sun