Period
to 2 March 2021

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 2 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Elasticsearch
UK
6 months to
2 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 246 251 232
Rank change year-on-year +5 -19 +36
Permanent jobs citing Elasticsearch 995 1,556 2,222
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.32% 1.28% 1.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.67% 8.76% 9.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,112 1,458 2,030
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £40,000 £35,000 £34,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £91,250 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 10,294 17,768 23,536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.66% 14.65% 15.65%
Number of salaries quoted 8,102 14,404 18,955
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% +4.65% +2.38%

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 2 March 2021.

Salary histogram for Elasticsearch in the UK

Elasticsearch
Top 17 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 2 March 2021. 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 +11 923 £60,000 - 305
UK excluding London +89 484 £52,500 +5.00% 171
London -22 463 £70,000 +12.00% 143
Work from Home +9 289 £60,000 -4.00% 68
South West +76 131 £50,000 -4.76% 24
North of England +96 130 £52,500 - 48
South East +29 96 £55,000 +15.79% 47
Yorkshire +67 70 £52,500 +5.00% 7
North West +69 54 £55,000 +4.76% 36
Midlands +56 48 £55,000 -11.29% 30
East of England +77 42 £70,000 +55.56% 12
West Midlands +49 32 £51,250 -6.82% 18
Scotland -18 20 £57,500 +9.52% 4
Wales +36 16 £45,000 -14.29% 5
East Midlands +27 16 £55,000 -35.29% 11
North East +15 6 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Northern Ireland - 1 £35,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 2 March 2021, 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.

1 456 (45.83%) Docker
2 424 (42.61%) AWS
3 409 (41.11%) Java
4 381 (38.29%) Python
5 374 (37.59%) Agile Software Development
6 346 (34.77%) DevOps
7 313 (31.46%) Kubernetes
8 304 (30.55%) Software Engineering
9 303 (30.45%) Microservices
10 259 (26.03%) JavaScript
11 257 (25.83%) PostgreSQL
12 249 (25.03%) Git (software)
13 248 (24.92%) SQL
14 246 (24.72%) Kafka
15 237 (23.82%) Azure
16 217 (21.81%) GCP
17 209 (21.01%) Ansible
18 208 (20.90%) MongoDB
18 208 (20.90%) TDD
19 198 (19.90%) Linux
20 197 (19.80%) C#
21 193 (19.40%) NoSQL
22 190 (19.10%) Node.js
23 185 (18.59%) Jenkins
24 183 (18.39%) Terraform
25 180 (18.09%) RabbitMQ
26 178 (17.89%) Redis
27 172 (17.29%) Spring
28 158 (15.88%) MySQL
29 157 (15.78%) React

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
1 102 (10.25%) Apache Spark
2 85 (8.54%) Apache
3 78 (7.84%) nginx
4 44 (4.42%) Confluence
5 28 (2.81%) Apache Solr
6 15 (1.51%) Drupal
7 13 (1.31%) Tornado
8 12 (1.21%) IIS
9 11 (1.11%) Apache Airflow
9 11 (1.11%) Tomcat
10 10 (1.01%) CMS
11 6 (0.60%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
12 5 (0.50%) CloudStack
12 5 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.40%) GlassFish
14 3 (0.30%) WordPress
15 2 (0.20%) DNN
15 2 (0.20%) SharePoint
15 2 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (1.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.10%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.01%) SAP Hybris
2 7 (0.70%) Magento
3 6 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.20%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.10%) nopCommerce
6 1 (0.10%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 424 (42.61%) AWS
2 237 (23.82%) Azure
3 217 (21.81%) GCP
4 83 (8.34%) SaaS
5 76 (7.64%) Serverless
6 59 (5.93%) AWS Lambda
7 57 (5.73%) Amazon EC2
8 55 (5.53%) AWS CloudFormation
9 47 (4.72%) GitHub
10 46 (4.62%) Amazon S3
11 42 (4.22%) PaaS
12 34 (3.42%) IaaS
13 33 (3.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 30 (3.02%) Cloud Computing
15 24 (2.41%) Stackdriver
16 21 (2.11%) CloudFront
17 19 (1.91%) Amazon EKS
17 19 (1.91%) OpenShift
18 18 (1.81%) Amazon ECS
19 17 (1.71%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 36 (3.62%) TCP/IP
2 33 (3.32%) HTTP
3 32 (3.22%) Firewall
4 24 (2.41%) DNS
5 10 (1.01%) Internet
6 8 (0.80%) Network Security
6 8 (0.80%) VPN
7 7 (0.70%) Wireless
8 6 (0.60%) BGP
8 6 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (0.60%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (0.60%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 6 (0.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 6 (0.60%) LAN
8 6 (0.60%) Multicast
8 6 (0.60%) NetScaler
8 6 (0.60%) OSPF
8 6 (0.60%) VLAN
8 6 (0.60%) VXLAN
8 6 (0.60%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (25.83%) PostgreSQL
2 208 (20.90%) MongoDB
3 193 (19.40%) NoSQL
4 178 (17.89%) Redis
5 158 (15.88%) MySQL
6 120 (12.06%) Big Data
7 104 (10.45%) SQL Server
8 73 (7.34%) Hadoop
9 60 (6.03%) Relational Database
10 53 (5.33%) Apache Cassandra
11 43 (4.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 36 (3.62%) Amazon RDS
13 28 (2.81%) BigQuery
14 22 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
15 21 (2.11%) Couchbase
16 17 (1.71%) Power BI
17 15 (1.51%) MariaDB
18 14 (1.41%) Apache Hive
18 14 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 13 (1.31%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 249 (25.03%) Git (software)
2 185 (18.59%) Jenkins
3 83 (8.34%) JIRA
4 53 (5.33%) Gradle
5 52 (5.23%) Subversion
6 45 (4.52%) GitLab
6 45 (4.52%) Mercurial
7 44 (4.42%) Maven
8 23 (2.31%) Selenium
9 22 (2.21%) TeamCity
10 17 (1.71%) Cucumber
10 17 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (1.51%) Artifactory
11 15 (1.51%) SonarQube
12 11 (1.11%) NUnit
12 11 (1.11%) Travis CI
13 10 (1.01%) Sonatype Nexus
14 9 (0.90%) Bitbucket
14 9 (0.90%) RSpec
14 9 (0.90%) webpack
General
1 152 (15.28%) Finance
2 54 (5.43%) Public Sector
3 53 (5.33%) Banking
4 52 (5.23%) Marketing
5 46 (4.62%) Games
6 39 (3.92%) Publishing
7 38 (3.82%) Retail
8 23 (2.31%) Telecoms
9 19 (1.91%) Advertising
9 19 (1.91%) Legal
10 18 (1.81%) Law
11 17 (1.71%) Electronics
12 11 (1.11%) Investment Banking
12 11 (1.11%) Manufacturing
13 10 (1.01%) Front Office
14 4 (0.40%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.30%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.30%) Back Office
15 3 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 439 (44.12%) Developer
2 196 (19.70%) Software Engineer
3 132 (13.27%) Java Developer
3 132 (13.27%) Senior Developer
4 94 (9.45%) DevOps Engineer
5 78 (7.84%) Python Engineer
6 64 (6.43%) Full Stack Developer
7 56 (5.63%) Python Software Engineer
8 53 (5.33%) Senior Software Engineer
9 51 (5.13%) Java Engineer
10 47 (4.72%) Python Developer
10 47 (4.72%) Software Developer
11 45 (4.52%) Architect
12 39 (3.92%) Backend Developer
13 38 (3.82%) Senior Java Developer
14 33 (3.32%) PHP Developer
15 32 (3.22%) C# Developer
15 32 (3.22%) Data Engineer
16 31 (3.12%) .NET Developer
17 30 (3.02%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (24.72%) Kafka
2 190 (19.10%) Node.js
3 180 (18.09%) RabbitMQ
4 172 (17.29%) Spring
5 157 (15.78%) React
6 148 (14.87%) Spring Boot
7 137 (13.77%) AngularJS
8 119 (11.96%) RESTful
9 110 (11.06%) .NET
10 99 (9.95%) HTML
11 92 (9.25%) CSS
12 85 (8.54%) REST
13 84 (8.44%) Web Services
14 73 (7.34%) GraphQL
15 65 (6.53%) HTML5
16 60 (6.03%) Elastic Stack
16 60 (6.03%) Vue.js
17 59 (5.93%) .NET Core
18 52 (5.23%) JSON
19 51 (5.13%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 47 (4.72%) Cloud Native
1 47 (4.72%) Mobile App
2 40 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (3.52%) User Experience
4 31 (3.12%) Algorithms
5 29 (2.91%) Data Centre
6 21 (2.11%) Data Structures
7 18 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
9 14 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
9 14 (1.41%) Public Cloud
10 13 (1.31%) Cyberattack
11 10 (1.01%) Private Cloud
11 10 (1.01%) Video\Live Streaming
12 9 (0.90%) FMCG
12 9 (0.90%) RIA
13 8 (0.80%) Derivative
13 8 (0.80%) Virtual Team
14 7 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
14 7 (0.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 198 (19.90%) Linux
2 56 (5.63%) Windows
3 39 (3.92%) CentOS
4 33 (3.32%) Ubuntu
5 32 (3.22%) Unix
6 31 (3.12%) Android
7 27 (2.71%) Windows Server
8 23 (2.31%) Apple iOS
9 11 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.70%) Debian
11 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.20%) Solaris
13 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.10%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2016
13 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 374 (37.59%) Agile Software Development
2 346 (34.77%) DevOps
3 304 (30.55%) Software Engineering
4 303 (30.45%) Microservices
5 208 (20.90%) TDD
6 142 (14.27%) Scrum
7 135 (13.57%) Continuous Integration
8 128 (12.86%) Analytics
9 95 (9.55%) Problem-Solving
10 82 (8.24%) Test Automation
11 79 (7.94%) BDD
12 78 (7.84%) Machine Learning
13 77 (7.74%) OO
14 73 (7.34%) Data Science
15 72 (7.24%) ETL
16 71 (7.14%) Artificial Intelligence
17 67 (6.73%) Fintech
18 64 (6.43%) Mentoring
19 63 (6.33%) MVC
19 63 (6.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 409 (41.11%) Java
2 381 (38.29%) Python
3 259 (26.03%) JavaScript
4 248 (24.92%) SQL
5 197 (19.80%) C#
6 121 (12.16%) Go
7 113 (11.36%) TypeScript
8 95 (9.55%) Bash Shell
9 90 (9.05%) PHP
10 64 (6.43%) C++
11 57 (5.73%) Java 8
12 56 (5.63%) Scala
13 44 (4.42%) Ruby
14 41 (4.12%) Kotlin
15 35 (3.52%) PowerShell
16 26 (2.61%) C
17 18 (1.81%) Shell Script
18 16 (1.61%) T-SQL
19 13 (1.31%) ES6
20 10 (1.01%) Rust
Qualifications
1 76 (7.64%) Security Cleared
2 56 (5.63%) SC Cleared
3 51 (5.13%) Degree
4 19 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (1.01%) AWS Certification
5 10 (1.01%) DV Cleared
5 10 (1.01%) OSCE
5 10 (1.01%) OSCP
6 6 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.60%) RHCE
7 4 (0.40%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.40%) MCSA
8 3 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.30%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (0.20%) CCDE
9 2 (0.20%) CCIE
9 2 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.10%) CCNP
10 1 (0.10%) CISSP
10 1 (0.10%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.92%) QA
2 13 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (1.31%) PCI DSS
3 12 (1.21%) GDPR
4 10 (1.01%) NIST
5 8 (0.80%) SLA
6 3 (0.30%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.20%) ISO 20022
7 2 (0.20%) PSD2
7 2 (0.20%) TARGET2
7 2 (0.20%) WCAG
8 1 (0.10%) WAI
System Software
1 456 (45.83%) Docker
2 22 (2.21%) Active Directory
3 19 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (0.80%) vSphere
6 6 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (0.60%) XenApp
6 6 (0.60%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.30%) HDFS
7 3 (0.30%) Varnish
7 3 (0.30%) Xen
8 2 (0.20%) NFS
8 2 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.10%) Ceph
9 1 (0.10%) Gluster
9 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.10%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.10%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 313 (31.46%) Kubernetes
2 209 (21.01%) Ansible
3 183 (18.39%) Terraform
4 64 (6.43%) Puppet
5 63 (6.33%) Grafana
6 58 (5.83%) Kibana
7 52 (5.23%) Prometheus
8 40 (4.02%) Opscode Chef
9 22 (2.21%) logstash
10 19 (1.91%) Consul
10 19 (1.91%) Nagios
11 13 (1.31%) HAProxy
12 11 (1.11%) Single Sign-On
13 10 (1.01%) Graphite
13 10 (1.01%) linkerd
14 9 (0.90%) Graylog
15 8 (0.80%) Icinga
15 8 (0.80%) ZABBIX
16 7 (0.70%) Galera Cluster
16 7 (0.70%) Packer
Vendors
1 123 (12.36%) Google
2 76 (7.64%) Oracle
3 54 (5.43%) Microsoft
4 44 (4.42%) Splunk
5 34 (3.42%) Red Hat
6 33 (3.32%) ServiceNow
7 24 (2.41%) VMware
8 20 (2.01%) SAP
9 15 (1.51%) AppDynamics
10 14 (1.41%) New Relic
11 13 (1.31%) Adobe
11 13 (1.31%) F5
12 12 (1.21%) hybris
12 12 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
13 11 (1.11%) Cisco
14 9 (0.90%) IBM
14 9 (0.90%) SolarWinds
15 8 (0.80%) Atlassian
15 8 (0.80%) Spotify
16 7 (0.70%) Fortinet