Period
to 23 September 2019

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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Elasticsearch
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 284 253 284
Rank change year-on-year -31 +31 +26
Permanent jobs citing Elasticsearch 1,630 2,234 2,154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.16% 1.35% 1.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.86% 8.15% 6.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1,411 1,775 1,707
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £88,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 20,738 27,409 31,308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.81% 16.58% 17.82%
Number of salaries quoted 16,401 22,014 25,109
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year -1.16% +4.88% +2.50%

Elasticsearch
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Elasticsearch in the UK

Elasticsearch
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Elasticsearch in the UK

Elasticsearch
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Elasticsearch over the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Elasticsearch in the UK

Elasticsearch
Top 15 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 23 September 2019. 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 -25 1,567 £60,000 - 290
London -18 911 £70,000 - 170
UK excluding London -39 698 £50,000 - 138
South East +1 247 £52,500 - 33
South West -13 129 £55,000 +15.79% 29
North of England -57 129 £45,500 -9.00% 23
East of England +34 89 £46,250 -17.78% 23
North West -21 72 £47,500 -5.00% 14
Midlands +1 60 £57,500 +4.55% 12
Yorkshire -25 57 £45,000 -2.70% 9
West Midlands +10 35 £55,000 +15.79% 7
Wales +10 33 £33,811 -9.84% 2
East Midlands +10 25 £75,000 +15.38% 5
Scotland -5 11 £35,000 -22.22% 16
Northern Ireland -6 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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.

1 729 (44.72%) Agile Software Development
2 709 (43.50%) AWS
3 645 (39.57%) JavaScript
4 633 (38.83%) Python
5 597 (36.63%) Docker
6 523 (32.09%) Java
7 508 (31.17%) Linux
8 495 (30.37%) DevOps
9 385 (23.62%) C#
10 380 (23.31%) SQL
11 378 (23.19%) Azure
12 368 (22.58%) Kubernetes
13 364 (22.33%) .NET
14 358 (21.96%) Git (software)
15 346 (21.23%) AngularJS
16 341 (20.92%) HTML
17 336 (20.61%) Software Engineering
18 328 (20.12%) CSS
19 314 (19.26%) MongoDB
20 293 (17.98%) React
21 288 (17.67%) TDD
22 284 (17.42%) Big Data
23 282 (17.30%) Kafka
24 277 (16.99%) Node.js
25 274 (16.81%) Microservices
25 274 (16.81%) Degree
26 270 (16.56%) MySQL
27 266 (16.32%) NoSQL
28 262 (16.07%) PostgreSQL
29 257 (15.77%) Redis

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
1 236 (14.48%) Apache Spark
2 108 (6.63%) Apache
3 106 (6.50%) nginx
4 87 (5.34%) Apache Solr
5 69 (4.23%) OpenStack
6 37 (2.27%) IIS
7 36 (2.21%) Confluence
7 36 (2.21%) Tomcat
8 30 (1.84%) Apache Pig
9 24 (1.47%) Jupyter
10 21 (1.29%) Cloud Foundry
11 20 (1.23%) Apache Airflow
12 17 (1.04%) CloudStack
13 16 (0.98%) JBoss
14 15 (0.92%) WebSphere
15 11 (0.67%) Apache TomEE
16 10 (0.61%) Drupal
16 10 (0.61%) WebLogic
17 7 (0.43%) Luigi
18 6 (0.37%) WildFly
Applications
1 9 (0.55%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.12%) Weka
3 1 (0.061%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (0.55%) Shopify
2 7 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.18%) Magento
4 2 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
4 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 709 (43.50%) AWS
2 378 (23.19%) Azure
3 245 (15.03%) GCP
4 226 (13.87%) Serverless
5 155 (9.51%) AWS Lambda
6 148 (9.08%) Amazon S3
7 125 (7.67%) Amazon EC2
8 98 (6.01%) Amazon ECS
8 98 (6.01%) SaaS
9 87 (5.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 84 (5.15%) AWS CloudFormation
11 74 (4.54%) PaaS
12 72 (4.42%) GitHub
13 67 (4.11%) Amazon SQS
14 58 (3.56%) OpenShift
15 55 (3.37%) Route 53
16 47 (2.88%) IaaS
17 46 (2.82%) Amazon Kinesis
17 46 (2.82%) Heroku
18 42 (2.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 96 (5.89%) Firewall
2 87 (5.34%) TCP/IP
3 58 (3.56%) DNS
4 43 (2.64%) HTTPS
5 35 (2.15%) HTTP
5 35 (2.15%) VPN
6 34 (2.09%) DHCP
7 33 (2.02%) Internet
8 26 (1.60%) Network Security
8 26 (1.60%) SSL
9 11 (0.67%) VRRP
10 8 (0.49%) SAN
10 8 (0.49%) VLAN
11 6 (0.37%) Reverse Proxy
12 5 (0.31%) CTI
12 5 (0.31%) SMTP
13 4 (0.25%) NetScaler
13 4 (0.25%) Skype
14 3 (0.18%) IPsec
15 1 (0.061%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 314 (19.26%) MongoDB
2 284 (17.42%) Big Data
3 270 (16.56%) MySQL
4 266 (16.32%) NoSQL
5 262 (16.07%) PostgreSQL
6 257 (15.77%) Redis
7 217 (13.31%) SQL Server
8 162 (9.94%) Hadoop
9 133 (8.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 114 (6.99%) Apache Cassandra
11 110 (6.75%) Relational Database
12 69 (4.23%) BigQuery
13 66 (4.05%) Amazon RDS
14 60 (3.68%) Amazon Redshift
14 60 (3.68%) Apache Hive
15 56 (3.44%) HBase
16 42 (2.58%) Neo4j
17 38 (2.33%) Flink
18 36 (2.21%) Amazon Athena
19 33 (2.02%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 358 (21.96%) Git (software)
2 236 (14.48%) Jenkins
3 142 (8.71%) JIRA
4 90 (5.52%) Bitbucket
5 66 (4.05%) Selenium
6 52 (3.19%) TeamCity
7 44 (2.70%) JUnit
8 43 (2.64%) Vagrant
9 42 (2.58%) git-flow
9 42 (2.58%) Visual Studio
10 41 (2.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 40 (2.45%) Maven
11 40 (2.45%) Octopus Deploy
12 38 (2.33%) Subversion
13 36 (2.21%) Cucumber
14 31 (1.90%) GitLab
15 30 (1.84%) Gradle
15 30 (1.84%) Mockito
15 30 (1.84%) WebDriver
16 28 (1.72%) webpack
General
1 226 (13.87%) Finance
2 73 (4.48%) Games
3 60 (3.68%) Marketing
4 55 (3.37%) Banking
4 55 (3.37%) Public Sector
5 43 (2.64%) Retail
6 39 (2.39%) Manufacturing
7 37 (2.27%) Publishing
8 33 (2.02%) Telecoms
9 29 (1.78%) Investment Banking
10 25 (1.53%) Electronics
11 20 (1.23%) Law
12 12 (0.74%) Billing
13 10 (0.61%) Advertising
14 9 (0.55%) Automotive
15 8 (0.49%) Legal
16 6 (0.37%) Aerospace
16 6 (0.37%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.31%) Back Office
18 4 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 852 (52.27%) Developer
2 189 (11.60%) DevOps Engineer
3 177 (10.86%) Java Developer
4 176 (10.80%) Senior Developer
4 176 (10.80%) Software Engineer
5 173 (10.61%) .NET Developer
6 121 (7.42%) Software Developer
7 118 (7.24%) Full Stack Developer
7 118 (7.24%) Python Developer
8 106 (6.50%) C# Developer
9 78 (4.79%) JavaScript Developer
10 73 (4.48%) C# .NET Developer
10 73 (4.48%) PHP Developer
11 68 (4.17%) Lead Developer
12 67 (4.11%) Senior DevOps
12 67 (4.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 66 (4.05%) Architect
13 66 (4.05%) AWS Engineer
14 62 (3.80%) Java Engineer
15 61 (3.74%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 364 (22.33%) .NET
2 346 (21.23%) AngularJS
3 341 (20.92%) HTML
4 328 (20.12%) CSS
5 293 (17.98%) React
6 282 (17.30%) Kafka
7 277 (16.99%) Node.js
8 239 (14.66%) RabbitMQ
9 235 (14.42%) Spring
10 231 (14.17%) Elastic Stack
11 228 (13.99%) RESTful
12 217 (13.31%) ASP.NET
13 204 (12.52%) Web Services
14 144 (8.83%) REST
15 141 (8.65%) ASP.NET MVC
16 133 (8.16%) ASP.NET Web API
17 120 (7.36%) Vue.js
18 115 (7.06%) Spring Boot
19 107 (6.56%) .NET Core
20 103 (6.32%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 79 (4.85%) User Experience
2 77 (4.72%) Algorithms
3 64 (3.93%) Greenfield Project
4 62 (3.80%) Mobile App
5 44 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
6 34 (2.09%) Self-Motivation
7 32 (1.96%) Public Cloud
8 29 (1.78%) Tandem
9 26 (1.60%) Virtual Team
10 25 (1.53%) Data Structures
10 25 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
11 22 (1.35%) Cybercrime
12 20 (1.23%) Replication
13 19 (1.17%) Cloud Native
13 19 (1.17%) Data Centre
14 16 (0.98%) Cyberattack
14 16 (0.98%) Social Media
15 15 (0.92%) Hedge funds
15 15 (0.92%) PKI
16 14 (0.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 508 (31.17%) Linux
2 137 (8.40%) Windows
3 83 (5.09%) CentOS
3 83 (5.09%) Unix
4 70 (4.29%) Ubuntu
5 66 (4.05%) Apple iOS
6 65 (3.99%) Android
7 61 (3.74%) Windows Server
8 39 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (0.67%) Solaris
10 9 (0.55%) Debian
11 8 (0.49%) VMS
12 5 (0.31%) CoreOS
13 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.12%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.061%) Amazon Linux
15 1 (0.061%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.061%) SUSE
15 1 (0.061%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.061%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 729 (44.72%) Agile Software Development
2 495 (30.37%) DevOps
3 336 (20.61%) Software Engineering
4 288 (17.67%) TDD
5 274 (16.81%) Microservices
6 247 (15.15%) MVC
7 237 (14.54%) Continuous Integration
8 220 (13.50%) Scrum
9 206 (12.64%) Machine Learning
10 195 (11.96%) Analytics
11 191 (11.72%) Computer Science
12 150 (9.20%) Problem-Solving
13 143 (8.77%) Test Automation
14 136 (8.34%) Data Science
15 134 (8.22%) Open Source
16 117 (7.18%) Web Development
17 110 (6.75%) Configuration Management
18 105 (6.44%) Mentoring
19 102 (6.26%) Kanban
20 101 (6.20%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 645 (39.57%) JavaScript
2 633 (38.83%) Python
3 523 (32.09%) Java
4 385 (23.62%) C#
5 380 (23.31%) SQL
6 195 (11.96%) PHP
7 170 (10.43%) Bash Shell
8 169 (10.37%) Ruby
9 128 (7.85%) Go
10 115 (7.06%) Scala
11 87 (5.34%) PowerShell
12 80 (4.91%) C++
13 78 (4.79%) TypeScript
14 70 (4.29%) Java 8
15 67 (4.11%) C
16 53 (3.25%) Perl
17 46 (2.82%) Kotlin
18 36 (2.21%) T-SQL
19 23 (1.41%) PHP 7
20 21 (1.29%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 274 (16.81%) Degree
2 120 (7.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 64 (3.93%) Security Cleared
4 54 (3.31%) Network+ Certification
5 44 (2.70%) DV Cleared
6 42 (2.58%) CCNA
6 42 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
7 41 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 39 (2.39%) CISSP
8 39 (2.39%) CompTIA Security+
8 39 (2.39%) GIAC
8 39 (2.39%) Linux+ Certification
8 39 (2.39%) MCSE
8 39 (2.39%) SANS
8 39 (2.39%) SSCP
9 30 (1.84%) SC Cleared
10 21 (1.29%) AWS Certification
11 16 (0.98%) Numerate Degree
12 9 (0.55%) Master's Degree
13 7 (0.43%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (3.56%) QA
2 14 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.43%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.25%) MiFID
5 3 (0.18%) EMIR
6 2 (0.12%) GDPR
6 2 (0.12%) NCSC
6 2 (0.12%) SLA
7 1 (0.061%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.061%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.061%) NIST
System Software
1 597 (36.63%) Docker
2 39 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (1.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 26 (1.60%) Varnish
5 24 (1.47%) Active Directory
6 18 (1.10%) Apache Flume
7 14 (0.86%) HDFS
8 6 (0.37%) Xen
9 5 (0.31%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.31%) NFS
9 5 (0.31%) vSphere
10 4 (0.25%) XenApp
11 3 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.061%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.061%) zsh
Systems Management
1 368 (22.58%) Kubernetes
2 240 (14.72%) Kibana
3 226 (13.87%) Ansible
3 226 (13.87%) Terraform
4 180 (11.04%) Puppet
5 146 (8.96%) logstash
6 125 (7.67%) Opscode Chef
7 97 (5.95%) Prometheus
8 80 (4.91%) Grafana
9 65 (3.99%) Packer
10 52 (3.19%) Nagios
11 38 (2.33%) Hadoop YARN
12 35 (2.15%) Graphite
13 32 (1.96%) HAProxy
14 24 (1.47%) Mesos
15 21 (1.29%) Salt
16 20 (1.23%) Oozie
17 14 (0.86%) ZABBIX
18 13 (0.80%) Rsyslog
19 11 (0.67%) yum
Vendors
1 214 (13.13%) Google
2 109 (6.69%) Microsoft
3 94 (5.77%) Oracle
4 58 (3.56%) New Relic
5 52 (3.19%) Splunk
6 45 (2.76%) VMware
7 34 (2.09%) AppDynamics
8 33 (2.02%) SAP
9 25 (1.53%) Tableau
10 24 (1.47%) Red Hat
11 21 (1.29%) Cloudera
12 20 (1.23%) Dynatrace
12 20 (1.23%) Hortonworks
13 19 (1.17%) Atlassian
13 19 (1.17%) IBM
14 17 (1.04%) Databricks
15 14 (0.86%) MapR
15 14 (0.86%) Rackspace
15 14 (0.86%) Sybase
15 14 (0.86%) Talend