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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Elasticsearch skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Elasticsearch over the 6 months to 16 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Elasticsearch
UK
6 months to
16 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 231 259 237
Rank change year-on-year +28 -22 +16
Permanent jobs citing Elasticsearch 2,664 1,189 1,388
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.66% 1.33% 1.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.57% 9.72% 9.98%
Number of salaries quoted 815 847 1,203
10th Percentile £42,500 £39,750 £33,750
25th Percentile £52,500 £46,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% +9.09% -12.00%
75th Percentile £87,500 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £103,000 £86,250 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +1.54%

Elasticsearch is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 23,033 12,230 13,908
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.39% 13.67% 14.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11,006 9,001 11,129
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,688 £72,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +4.65%

Elasticsearch
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Elasticsearch in the UK

Elasticsearch
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Elasticsearch.

Salary trend for Elasticsearch in the UK

Elasticsearch
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Elasticsearch over the 6 months to 16 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Elasticsearch in the UK

Elasticsearch
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Elasticsearch within the UK over the 6 months to 16 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 -4 2,081 £72,500 +16.00% 205
London +4 1,394 £80,000 +14.29% 112
Work from Home -25 1,393 £69,500 +11.20% 122
UK excluding London -47 736 £60,000 +9.09% 102
South East +29 257 £75,000 +25.00% 23
South West -51 129 £55,000 +15.79% 16
North of England -102 103 £45,000 -14.29% 11
East of England -30 98 £62,500 -10.71% 21
Midlands -43 78 £62,500 +25.00% 17
North West -67 73 £51,250 -6.82% 10
Scotland -37 53 £60,000 +9.59% 12
West Midlands -35 52 £62,500 +25.00% 12
Wales -16 27 £60,000 +33.33% 1
East Midlands -27 26 £31,000 -46.09% 5
Yorkshire -92 18 £55,000 +4.76%
North East -3 12 £45,000 -5.26% 1

For the 6 months to 16 May 2022, IT jobs citing Elasticsearch 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 Elasticsearch.

1 1,514 (56.83%) Docker
2 1,429 (53.64%) AWS
3 1,194 (44.82%) Agile
4 1,133 (42.53%) Kubernetes
5 1,103 (41.40%) Python
6 1,077 (40.43%) CI/CD
7 934 (35.06%) Java
8 918 (34.46%) DevOps
9 901 (33.82%) Git (software)
10 898 (33.71%) Software Engineering
11 856 (32.13%) JavaScript
12 793 (29.77%) PostgreSQL
13 786 (29.50%) Microservices
14 761 (28.57%) SQL
15 750 (28.15%) Azure
16 722 (27.10%) React
17 721 (27.06%) Linux
18 697 (26.16%) NoSQL
19 686 (25.75%) Terraform
20 682 (25.60%) Kafka
21 616 (23.12%) Redis
22 587 (22.03%) Analytics
23 583 (21.88%) MongoDB
24 578 (21.70%) GCP
25 566 (21.25%) Jenkins
26 565 (21.21%) Full Stack Development
27 555 (20.83%) TypeScript
28 536 (20.12%) TDD
29 530 (19.89%) Node.js
30 522 (19.59%) Serverless

Elasticsearch
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
1 237 (8.90%) Apache Spark
2 174 (6.53%) Apache
3 95 (3.57%) Apache Airflow
4 81 (3.04%) Confluence
5 63 (2.36%) Apache Solr
6 58 (2.18%) CMS
7 40 (1.50%) nginx
8 34 (1.28%) Tomcat
9 29 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
10 27 (1.01%) Apache Pulsar
10 27 (1.01%) IIS
11 24 (0.90%) Jupyter
12 15 (0.56%) WebLogic
13 14 (0.53%) OpenStack
14 13 (0.49%) GemFire
15 11 (0.41%) Apache Synapse
16 8 (0.30%) Ethereum
16 8 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 8 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
16 8 (0.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 46 (1.73%) Campfire
2 7 (0.26%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.038%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.038%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.038%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 16 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.19%) Distributed Ledger
4 4 (0.15%) Magento
5 3 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
5 3 (0.11%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.075%) SystmOne
7 1 (0.038%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.038%) Maximo
7 1 (0.038%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 1,429 (53.64%) AWS
2 750 (28.15%) Azure
3 578 (21.70%) GCP
4 522 (19.59%) Serverless
5 445 (16.70%) GitHub
6 347 (13.03%) Amazon S3
7 317 (11.90%) AWS Lambda
8 264 (9.91%) Amazon EC2
9 236 (8.86%) SaaS
10 220 (8.26%) AWS CloudFormation
11 206 (7.73%) GitHub Actions
12 200 (7.51%) Amazon ECS
13 163 (6.12%) Amazon Kinesis
14 158 (5.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 154 (5.78%) Amazon EKS
16 139 (5.22%) Amazon SQS
16 139 (5.22%) Datadog
17 135 (5.07%) Slack
18 134 (5.03%) CloudFront
19 103 (3.87%) Pulumi
Communications & Networking
1 143 (5.37%) HTTP
2 127 (4.77%) DNS
3 67 (2.52%) Internet
4 62 (2.33%) Broadband
4 62 (2.33%) TCP/IP
5 52 (1.95%) Firewall
6 46 (1.73%) VPN
7 32 (1.20%) MQTT
8 31 (1.16%) Network Security
9 29 (1.09%) DSL
9 29 (1.09%) SSH
10 25 (0.94%) DKIM
10 25 (0.94%) DMARC
11 19 (0.71%) DHCP
12 18 (0.68%) WebEx
13 15 (0.56%) VLAN
14 13 (0.49%) Calico
15 12 (0.45%) IPv6
16 11 (0.41%) HTTPS
16 11 (0.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 793 (29.77%) PostgreSQL
2 697 (26.16%) NoSQL
3 616 (23.12%) Redis
4 583 (21.88%) MongoDB
5 516 (19.37%) MySQL
6 384 (14.41%) Big Data
7 361 (13.55%) Relational Database
8 312 (11.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 311 (11.67%) SQL Server
10 242 (9.08%) Apache Cassandra
11 208 (7.81%) Amazon RDS
12 189 (7.09%) Hadoop
13 123 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
14 114 (4.28%) Neo4j
15 94 (3.53%) Amazon Athena
16 93 (3.49%) Data Lake
17 88 (3.30%) BigQuery
18 81 (3.04%) RDBMS
19 74 (2.78%) HBase
20 67 (2.52%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 901 (33.82%) Git (software)
2 566 (21.25%) Jenkins
3 271 (10.17%) JIRA
4 177 (6.64%) Maven
5 175 (6.57%) GitLab
6 128 (4.80%) TeamCity
7 127 (4.77%) Octopus Deploy
8 126 (4.73%) CircleCI
9 111 (4.17%) webpack
10 106 (3.98%) RSpec
11 105 (3.94%) Gradle
12 103 (3.87%) Bitbucket
12 103 (3.87%) Team Foundation Server
13 94 (3.53%) Travis CI
14 93 (3.49%) Selenium
15 82 (3.08%) Cucumber
16 69 (2.59%) JUnit
17 64 (2.40%) Cypress.io
18 57 (2.14%) IBM UrbanCode
19 46 (1.73%) SoapUI
General
1 457 (17.15%) Social Skills
2 455 (17.08%) Finance
3 214 (8.03%) Games
4 197 (7.39%) Retail
5 189 (7.09%) Marketing
6 145 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
7 125 (4.69%) Law
8 112 (4.20%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 96 (3.60%) Telecoms
10 82 (3.08%) Advertising
11 75 (2.82%) Public Sector
12 57 (2.14%) Banking
13 45 (1.69%) Publishing
14 38 (1.43%) Organisational Skills
15 32 (1.20%) Manufacturing
16 28 (1.05%) Music Industry
17 26 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
17 26 (0.98%) Tech for Good
18 25 (0.94%) Automotive
19 22 (0.83%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 874 (32.81%) Developer
2 637 (23.91%) Software Engineer
3 242 (9.08%) DevOps Engineer
4 237 (8.90%) Java Developer
5 229 (8.60%) Senior Developer
6 227 (8.52%) Senior Software Engineer
7 202 (7.58%) Data Engineer
8 182 (6.83%) Full Stack Developer
9 142 (5.33%) Java Engineer
10 109 (4.09%) Java Software Engineer
11 100 (3.75%) .NET Developer
12 87 (3.27%) Software Developer
13 86 (3.23%) Cloud Engineer
14 84 (3.15%) Python Developer
15 83 (3.12%) Backend Developer
16 77 (2.89%) AWS Engineer
16 77 (2.89%) Senior DevOps
17 76 (2.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 72 (2.70%) Lead Software Engineer
19 65 (2.44%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 722 (27.10%) React
2 682 (25.60%) Kafka
3 530 (19.89%) Node.js
4 447 (16.78%) Spring
5 404 (15.17%) .NET
6 373 (14.00%) REST
7 369 (13.85%) HTML
8 367 (13.78%) AngularJS
9 343 (12.88%) CSS
10 337 (12.65%) Elastic Stack
11 328 (12.31%) RabbitMQ
12 313 (11.75%) GraphQL
13 277 (10.40%) RESTful
14 268 (10.06%) Spring Boot
15 259 (9.72%) Web Services
16 185 (6.94%) Vue.js
17 174 (6.53%) Sass
18 170 (6.38%) Ruby on Rails
19 151 (5.67%) ASP.NET
20 138 (5.18%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 307 (11.52%) User Experience
2 230 (8.63%) Cloud Native
3 153 (5.74%) Self-Motivation
4 152 (5.71%) Algorithms
5 130 (4.88%) Mobile App
6 116 (4.35%) Public Cloud
7 109 (4.09%) Blog
8 93 (3.49%) Social Media
9 90 (3.38%) Virtual Team
10 89 (3.34%) Data Structures
11 86 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
12 80 (3.00%) Linux Command Line
13 71 (2.67%) Data Centre
14 70 (2.63%) FMCG
15 52 (1.95%) Management Information System
15 52 (1.95%) PlayStation
16 49 (1.84%) Cyberattack
17 40 (1.50%) NHS
18 38 (1.43%) Social Network
19 37 (1.39%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 721 (27.06%) Linux
2 243 (9.12%) Windows
3 103 (3.87%) Android
4 98 (3.68%) Apple iOS
5 72 (2.70%) Unix
6 61 (2.29%) Mesosphere
7 54 (2.03%) Windows Server
8 51 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 47 (1.76%) VMS
10 39 (1.46%) Ubuntu
11 32 (1.20%) CentOS
12 15 (0.56%) Mac OS
13 11 (0.41%) Debian
14 4 (0.15%) Amazon Linux
14 4 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
16 2 (0.075%) SUSE
17 1 (0.038%) FreeBSD
17 1 (0.038%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,194 (44.82%) Agile
2 1,077 (40.43%) CI/CD
3 918 (34.46%) DevOps
4 898 (33.71%) Software Engineering
5 786 (29.50%) Microservices
6 587 (22.03%) Analytics
7 565 (21.21%) Full Stack Development
8 536 (20.12%) TDD
9 498 (18.69%) Problem-Solving
10 486 (18.24%) Continuous Integration
11 423 (15.88%) Machine Learning
12 414 (15.54%) Scrum
13 413 (15.50%) Infrastructure as Code
14 402 (15.09%) Data Science
15 400 (15.02%) Mentoring
16 384 (14.41%) Test Automation
17 348 (13.06%) Artificial Intelligence
18 285 (10.70%) Computer Science
19 257 (9.65%) Continuous Delivery
20 250 (9.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,103 (41.40%) Python
2 934 (35.06%) Java
3 856 (32.13%) JavaScript
4 761 (28.57%) SQL
5 555 (20.83%) TypeScript
6 383 (14.38%) C#
7 364 (13.66%) Bash
8 240 (9.01%) Ruby
9 233 (8.75%) Go
10 212 (7.96%) PHP
11 152 (5.71%) Scala
12 136 (5.11%) PowerShell
13 119 (4.47%) Groovy
14 102 (3.83%) Kotlin
15 93 (3.49%) Rust
16 47 (1.76%) Elixir
17 40 (1.50%) Shell Script
18 39 (1.46%) R
19 28 (1.05%) C
20 25 (0.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 280 (10.51%) Degree
2 173 (6.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 81 (3.04%) Security Cleared
4 73 (2.74%) SC Cleared
5 26 (0.98%) PhD
6 13 (0.49%) OCP
6 13 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
7 12 (0.45%) MCP
7 12 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (0.38%) MCSA
9 7 (0.26%) AWS Certification
9 7 (0.26%) Master's Degree
10 4 (0.15%) CCNA
10 4 (0.15%) CCNP
10 4 (0.15%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.075%) CCSP
11 2 (0.075%) CISSP
11 2 (0.075%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.075%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 401 (15.05%) QA
2 60 (2.25%) GDPR
3 45 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 38 (1.43%) Data Quality
5 37 (1.39%) Accessibility
6 30 (1.13%) WCAG
7 24 (0.90%) IEC 62304
7 24 (0.90%) ISO 13485
8 12 (0.45%) SLA
9 5 (0.19%) SNOMED CT
10 4 (0.15%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.11%) FedRAMP
12 2 (0.075%) DICOM
12 2 (0.075%) NIST
13 1 (0.038%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 1,514 (56.83%) Docker
2 122 (4.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 49 (1.84%) Virtual Machines
4 44 (1.65%) Active Directory
5 30 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (0.53%) KVM
6 14 (0.53%) Xen
7 11 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.30%) HDFS
9 7 (0.26%) iptables
10 6 (0.23%) etcd
11 4 (0.15%) Apache Flume
11 4 (0.15%) Hyper-V
12 3 (0.11%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.075%) LXC
14 1 (0.038%) Ceph
14 1 (0.038%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.038%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.038%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1,133 (42.53%) Kubernetes
2 686 (25.75%) Terraform
3 440 (16.52%) Ansible
4 398 (14.94%) Kibana
5 289 (10.85%) Prometheus
6 252 (9.46%) Grafana
7 197 (7.39%) Puppet
8 190 (7.13%) Opscode Chef
9 186 (6.98%) logstash
10 101 (3.79%) Consul
11 86 (3.23%) ZABBIX
12 61 (2.29%) HAProxy
13 57 (2.14%) Automic
14 54 (2.03%) Packer
15 38 (1.43%) Nagios
16 30 (1.13%) Graphite
17 28 (1.05%) MIIS
17 28 (1.05%) Opsgenie
17 28 (1.05%) Pingdom
18 24 (0.90%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 348 (13.06%) Google
2 217 (8.15%) Microsoft
3 185 (6.94%) Splunk
4 101 (3.79%) Oracle
5 60 (2.25%) New Relic
6 53 (1.99%) Netlify
6 53 (1.99%) Spotify
7 52 (1.95%) VMware
8 50 (1.88%) Dynatrace
8 50 (1.88%) Red Hat
9 48 (1.80%) Cisco
10 42 (1.58%) PagerDuty
10 42 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
11 39 (1.46%) Atlassian
12 24 (0.90%) Databricks
13 22 (0.83%) IBM
14 21 (0.79%) Samsung
15 19 (0.71%) Sun
15 19 (0.71%) Teradata
16 18 (0.68%) Stackify