Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 703 861 1129
Rank change year-on-year +158 +268 +131
Permanent jobs citing Elastic Stack 549 376 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.20% 0.074%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.76% 0.51% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 414 351 113
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - -13.79%
10th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% -15.38% +62.50%

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 72262 74099 83263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.11% 38.97% 37.97%
Number of salaries quoted 60024 64274 71181
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +185 516 £65,000 +4.00% 34
London +130 361 £70,000 +3.70% 22
UK excluding London +66 175 £52,500 -4.55% 14
South East +72 64 £55,000 - 3
North of England +12 42 £55,000 - 5
Midlands +60 34 £52,500 -4.55% 2
North West -8 23 £57,500 +13.86% 3
West Midlands +24 21 £50,000 -9.09%
Yorkshire +41 19 £55,000 -15.38% 2
East Midlands +40 13 £57,500 +3.14% 2
Scotland -11 13 £43,000 -14.00% 1
East of England +9 9 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Wales +24 7 £37,500 - 1
South West -18 6 £39,296 -37.13% 1

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 404 (73.59%) Linux
2 325 (59.20%) DevOps
3 317 (57.74%) Amazon AWS
4 299 (54.46%) Python
5 255 (46.45%) Agile Software Development
6 245 (44.63%) Jenkins
7 235 (42.81%) Docker
8 234 (42.62%) Ansible
9 232 (42.26%) Java
10 215 (39.16%) Puppet
11 200 (36.43%) Git (software)
12 181 (32.97%) Continuous Integration
13 171 (31.15%) Elasticsearch
14 163 (29.69%) Terraform
15 152 (27.69%) Kibana
16 151 (27.50%) MongoDB
17 148 (26.96%) Opscode Chef
18 145 (26.41%) Ruby
19 142 (25.87%) logstash
20 138 (25.14%) Configuration Management
21 137 (24.95%) NoSQL
22 125 (22.77%) Microsoft Azure
23 116 (21.13%) TDD
23 116 (21.13%) Kubernetes
24 113 (20.58%) Finance
25 111 (20.22%) Scrum
25 111 (20.22%) MySQL
26 110 (20.04%) Bash Shell
27 109 (19.85%) Windows
28 107 (19.49%) JavaScript

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
1 171 (31.15%) Elasticsearch
2 105 (19.13%) Apache
3 91 (16.58%) Tomcat
4 85 (15.48%) nginx
5 66 (12.02%) Apache Spark
6 49 (8.93%) JBoss
7 48 (8.74%) OpenStack
8 42 (7.65%) Jetty
9 36 (6.56%) Confluence
10 34 (6.19%) Apache Solr
10 34 (6.19%) WebSphere
11 27 (4.92%) WebLogic
12 15 (2.73%) WebSphere Application Server
13 11 (2.00%) Apache Pig
13 11 (2.00%) IIS
14 8 (1.46%) CMS
15 6 (1.09%) Apache TomEE
16 4 (0.73%) Drupal
16 4 (0.73%) SharePoint
17 3 (0.55%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (0.36%) HipChat
2 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.18%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 317 (57.74%) Amazon AWS
2 125 (22.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 66 (12.02%) Google Cloud Platform
4 55 (10.02%) Amazon EC2
5 51 (9.29%) Amazon S3
6 45 (8.20%) GitHub
7 35 (6.38%) Serverless
8 25 (4.55%) IaaS
9 24 (4.37%) Datadog
10 21 (3.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 20 (3.64%) SaaS
12 19 (3.46%) AWS CloudFormation
12 19 (3.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 18 (3.28%) Loggly
14 17 (3.10%) Cloud Computing
15 16 (2.91%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 14 (2.55%) Sumo Logic
17 13 (2.37%) Route 53
18 12 (2.19%) Amazon EMR
19 11 (2.00%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 43 (7.83%) DNS
2 38 (6.92%) TCP/IP
3 28 (5.10%) HTTP
3 28 (5.10%) Internet
4 22 (4.01%) Network Security
5 21 (3.83%) LDAP
6 20 (3.64%) Firewall
7 19 (3.46%) VPN
8 12 (2.19%) SMTP
9 11 (2.00%) IMAP
10 9 (1.64%) SSL
11 8 (1.46%) ICMP
12 6 (1.09%) Ethernet
12 6 (1.09%) FTP
12 6 (1.09%) InfiniBand
13 5 (0.91%) Kerberos
13 5 (0.91%) SNMP
14 2 (0.36%) LAN
14 2 (0.36%) RTP
14 2 (0.36%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (27.50%) MongoDB
2 137 (24.95%) NoSQL
3 111 (20.22%) MySQL
4 81 (14.75%) Hadoop
5 80 (14.57%) Apache Cassandra
6 73 (13.30%) PostgreSQL
7 69 (12.57%) Redis
8 63 (11.48%) SQL Server
9 59 (10.75%) Big Data
10 48 (8.74%) Relational Database
11 45 (8.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 26 (4.74%) Amazon RDS
12 26 (4.74%) Riak
13 25 (4.55%) Couchbase
14 23 (4.19%) Event Store
14 23 (4.19%) InfluxDB
15 21 (3.83%) Neo4j
16 13 (2.37%) Pentaho
17 12 (2.19%) CouchDB
17 12 (2.19%) OpenTSDB
Development Applications
1 245 (44.63%) Jenkins
2 200 (36.43%) Git (software)
3 93 (16.94%) JIRA
4 73 (13.30%) Vagrant
5 55 (10.02%) TeamCity
6 38 (6.92%) Grunt
7 35 (6.38%) Subversion
8 34 (6.19%) gulp
8 34 (6.19%) Maven
9 30 (5.46%) Hudson
10 29 (5.28%) Octopus Deploy
11 28 (5.10%) Selenium
12 23 (4.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 23 (4.19%) Bower
13 21 (3.83%) GitLab
14 20 (3.64%) GoCD
14 20 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
15 18 (3.28%) Sonatype Nexus
16 17 (3.10%) Gitweb
17 14 (2.55%) Artifactory
General
1 113 (20.58%) Finance
2 46 (8.38%) Banking
3 32 (5.83%) Investment Banking
4 31 (5.65%) Retail
5 29 (5.28%) Telecoms
6 28 (5.10%) Marketing
6 28 (5.10%) Retail Banking
7 21 (3.83%) Electronics
7 21 (3.83%) Games
7 21 (3.83%) Manufacturing
8 12 (2.19%) Publishing
9 10 (1.82%) Law
10 5 (0.91%) Online Betting
10 5 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.73%) Front Office
11 4 (0.73%) Military
12 3 (0.55%) Back Office
12 3 (0.55%) Digital Economy
13 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 202 (36.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 140 (25.50%) Developer
3 70 (12.75%) Senior Developer
4 50 (9.11%) AWS Engineer
5 47 (8.56%) Linux Engineer
6 39 (7.10%) Cloud Engineer
7 38 (6.92%) AWS DevOps
8 35 (6.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 31 (5.65%) Lead Developer
9 31 (5.65%) Lead DevOps
10 29 (5.28%) Analytics Developer
10 29 (5.28%) AWS Developer
10 29 (5.28%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 26 (4.74%) Java Developer
11 26 (4.74%) Senior DevOps
12 24 (4.37%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 23 (4.19%) Software Developer
13 23 (4.19%) Systems Engineer
14 21 (3.83%) Node.js Developer
15 17 (3.10%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (19.49%) Node.js
2 89 (16.21%) .NET
3 67 (12.20%) Web Services
4 64 (11.66%) ActiveMQ
5 63 (11.48%) AngularJS
6 58 (10.56%) React
7 52 (9.47%) Kafka
7 52 (9.47%) RESTful
8 49 (8.93%) Spring
9 40 (7.29%) HTML
10 35 (6.38%) CSS
11 33 (6.01%) Spring Boot
12 31 (5.65%) REST
13 29 (5.28%) .NET Core
13 29 (5.28%) LAMP
14 28 (5.10%) Aurelia
14 28 (5.10%) Lambda Expressions
15 27 (4.92%) JSON
15 27 (4.92%) RabbitMQ
16 25 (4.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 40 (7.29%) Greenfield Project
2 32 (5.83%) Clustering
3 28 (5.10%) Derivative
3 28 (5.10%) Equity Derivative
4 27 (4.92%) Management Information System
5 25 (4.55%) Public Cloud
6 20 (3.64%) Computer Science
6 20 (3.64%) Fintech
7 19 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (3.10%) User Experience
9 13 (2.37%) Data Centre
10 11 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
11 7 (1.28%) Online Games
12 6 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (1.09%) LIMS
12 6 (1.09%) Smart Meter
13 5 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (0.91%) Linked Data
13 5 (0.91%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 404 (73.59%) Linux
2 109 (19.85%) Windows
3 86 (15.66%) Unix
4 45 (8.20%) Ubuntu
5 42 (7.65%) CentOS
6 33 (6.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (4.19%) Windows Server
8 22 (4.01%) CoreOS
9 14 (2.55%) Android
10 13 (2.37%) Apple iOS
11 10 (1.82%) Solaris
12 6 (1.09%) AIX
12 6 (1.09%) Debian
12 6 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.73%) DC/OS
13 4 (0.73%) Fedora
13 4 (0.73%) FreeBSD
14 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.36%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.36%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (59.20%) DevOps
2 255 (46.45%) Agile Software Development
3 181 (32.97%) Continuous Integration
4 138 (25.14%) Configuration Management
5 116 (21.13%) TDD
6 111 (20.22%) Scrum
7 100 (18.21%) Microservices
8 98 (17.85%) Open Source
9 96 (17.49%) Software Engineering
10 84 (15.30%) Test Automation
11 77 (14.03%) Kanban
12 70 (12.75%) Analytics
13 61 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
14 54 (9.84%) Mentoring
15 44 (8.01%) BDD
16 41 (7.47%) E-Commerce
17 40 (7.29%) Coaching
18 36 (6.56%) Unit Testing
19 35 (6.38%) Web Development
20 34 (6.19%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 299 (54.46%) Python
2 232 (42.26%) Java
3 145 (26.41%) Ruby
4 110 (20.04%) Bash Shell
5 107 (19.49%) JavaScript
6 95 (17.30%) SQL
7 76 (13.84%) C#
8 71 (12.93%) PowerShell
8 71 (12.93%) Scala
9 70 (12.75%) Perl
10 68 (12.39%) PHP
11 65 (11.84%) Go
12 40 (7.29%) ES6
13 31 (5.65%) C++
14 28 (5.10%) Groovy
15 14 (2.55%) Shell Script
16 13 (2.37%) Jython
17 6 (1.09%) VB
18 5 (0.91%) Clojure
18 5 (0.91%) F#
Qualifications
1 48 (8.74%) Degree
2 39 (7.10%) Security Cleared
3 32 (5.83%) SC Cleared
4 17 (3.10%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (1.28%) CEH
5 7 (1.28%) CISSP
5 7 (1.28%) GCIH
5 7 (1.28%) OSCP
6 6 (1.09%) PhD
7 5 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.36%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.36%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (0.36%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.18%) CCSP
9 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.18%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.55%) GCP
2 8 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (1.46%) QA
3 7 (1.28%) GPG13
4 2 (0.36%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 235 (42.81%) Docker
2 39 (7.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (4.01%) Virtual Machines
4 20 (3.64%) Active Directory
5 15 (2.73%) Varnish
6 12 (2.19%) HDFS
7 11 (2.00%) VirtualBox
8 8 (1.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 8 (1.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 7 (1.28%) KVM
9 7 (1.28%) Snort
10 6 (1.09%) Ceph
10 6 (1.09%) GPFS
10 6 (1.09%) Slurm Workload Manager
11 5 (0.91%) Hyper-V
11 5 (0.91%) Xen
12 4 (0.73%) Apache Flume
13 3 (0.55%) LXC
14 2 (0.36%) GlusterFS
14 2 (0.36%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 234 (42.62%) Ansible
2 215 (39.16%) Puppet
3 163 (29.69%) Terraform
4 152 (27.69%) Kibana
5 148 (26.96%) Opscode Chef
6 142 (25.87%) logstash
7 116 (21.13%) Kubernetes
8 72 (13.11%) Nagios
9 58 (10.56%) Grafana
10 50 (9.11%) Packer
11 41 (7.47%) ZABBIX
12 38 (6.92%) Salt
13 35 (6.38%) Prometheus
14 27 (4.92%) Consul
14 27 (4.92%) Docker Swarm
15 26 (4.74%) Mesos
16 24 (4.37%) Graphite
16 24 (4.37%) HAProxy
17 19 (3.46%) Icinga
18 11 (2.00%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 105 (19.13%) Splunk
2 79 (14.39%) Google
3 72 (13.11%) New Relic
4 64 (11.66%) Oracle
5 53 (9.65%) VMware
6 43 (7.83%) Red Hat
7 41 (7.47%) Microsoft
8 34 (6.19%) AppDynamics
9 33 (6.01%) SaltStack
10 30 (5.46%) Atlassian
11 23 (4.19%) SAP
12 15 (2.73%) Dynatrace
12 15 (2.73%) IBM
13 14 (2.55%) Rackspace
14 13 (2.37%) ServiceNow
14 13 (2.37%) Talend
15 10 (1.82%) CA
16 9 (1.64%) Palo Alto
17 7 (1.28%) FireEye
17 7 (1.28%) XebiaLabs