Period
to 10 May 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 10 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Elasticsearch
UK
6 months to
10 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 255 234 251
Rank change year-on-year -21 +17 +24
Permanent jobs citing Elasticsearch 1,148 1,424 2,043
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.31% 1.42% 1.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.61% 9.90% 9.03%
Number of salaries quoted 833 1,233 1,745
10th Percentile £39,750 £33,750 £33,750
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £62,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -11.29% +6.90%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £92,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £49,242
% change year-on-year +10.00% +1.54% +3.67%

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 11,941 14,391 22,618
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.61% 14.38% 15.41%
Number of salaries quoted 8,886 11,513 17,872
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%

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 10 May 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 10 May 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 -12 1,065 £62,500 +8.70% 288
London -43 585 £69,000 +13.58% 142
UK excluding London +57 504 £55,000 +10.00% 159
Work from Home -35 326 £60,000 - 75
South West +72 164 £47,500 -17.39% 18
North of England +46 117 £52,500 - 42
South East -10 104 £60,000 +33.33% 53
Yorkshire +24 62 £52,500 - 12
North West +33 52 £55,000 +4.76% 25
East of England +22 41 £70,000 +55.56% 12
Midlands +8 39 £50,000 -9.09% 20
West Midlands +10 31 £50,000 -9.09% 13
Scotland -23 30 £55,000 +15.79% 8
East Midlands +3 8 £57,500 -32.35% 7
Wales +20 7 £50,000 +5.26% 4
North East +5 3 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Northern Ireland +3 2 £57,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 10 May 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.

1 584 (50.87%) Docker
2 511 (44.51%) AWS
3 504 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
4 431 (37.54%) Java
5 410 (35.71%) Kubernetes
6 408 (35.54%) Python
7 393 (34.23%) Microservices
8 391 (34.06%) DevOps
9 363 (31.62%) Software Engineering
10 351 (30.57%) JavaScript
11 304 (26.48%) Git (software)
12 277 (24.13%) PostgreSQL
13 276 (24.04%) Kafka
14 267 (23.26%) Node.js
15 263 (22.91%) TDD
16 257 (22.39%) MongoDB
17 255 (22.21%) SQL
18 251 (21.86%) Redis
19 240 (20.91%) Ansible
20 234 (20.38%) Jenkins
21 229 (19.95%) Azure
22 228 (19.86%) C#
23 220 (19.16%) NoSQL
24 211 (18.38%) GCP
25 206 (17.94%) AngularJS
26 205 (17.86%) Linux
27 203 (17.68%) RabbitMQ
28 197 (17.16%) MySQL
29 196 (17.07%) Scrum
30 194 (16.90%) Finance

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 91 (7.93%) nginx
2 83 (7.23%) Apache Spark
3 59 (5.14%) Apache
4 58 (5.05%) Confluence
5 35 (3.05%) Apache Solr
6 26 (2.26%) CMS
7 14 (1.22%) Cloud Foundry
7 14 (1.22%) Drupal
8 13 (1.13%) IIS
9 11 (0.96%) OpenStack
10 10 (0.87%) Tomcat
11 7 (0.61%) CloudStack
11 7 (0.61%) GemFire
11 7 (0.61%) Kentico
11 7 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
11 7 (0.61%) Umbraco
11 7 (0.61%) WordPress
12 6 (0.52%) Tornado
13 4 (0.35%) MediaWiki
14 3 (0.26%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 6 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.44%) SOLIDWORKS
3 2 (0.17%) Campfire
4 1 (0.087%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (0.87%) Magento
2 4 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.35%) Shopify
3 2 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 511 (44.51%) AWS
2 229 (19.95%) Azure
3 211 (18.38%) GCP
4 152 (13.24%) Serverless
5 103 (8.97%) AWS Lambda
6 100 (8.71%) SaaS
7 95 (8.28%) Amazon EC2
8 76 (6.62%) Amazon S3
9 71 (6.18%) AWS CloudFormation
10 44 (3.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 43 (3.75%) GitHub
11 43 (3.75%) PaaS
12 39 (3.40%) Amazon SQS
13 31 (2.70%) AWS Fargate
13 31 (2.70%) CloudFront
13 31 (2.70%) npm
14 29 (2.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 27 (2.35%) Amazon ECS
15 27 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
16 25 (2.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (3.22%) Firewall
2 34 (2.96%) HTTP
3 25 (2.18%) DNS
3 25 (2.18%) TCP/IP
4 16 (1.39%) VPN
5 14 (1.22%) Network Security
6 12 (1.05%) Internet
7 11 (0.96%) BGP
7 11 (0.96%) DHCP
8 10 (0.87%) Broadband
8 10 (0.87%) SNMP
9 8 (0.70%) HTTPS
9 8 (0.70%) IPsec
9 8 (0.70%) IPv6
9 8 (0.70%) OpenVPN
9 8 (0.70%) VLAN
10 7 (0.61%) Calico
11 5 (0.44%) SSL
12 3 (0.26%) Kerberos
12 3 (0.26%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 277 (24.13%) PostgreSQL
2 257 (22.39%) MongoDB
3 251 (21.86%) Redis
4 220 (19.16%) NoSQL
5 197 (17.16%) MySQL
6 153 (13.33%) Big Data
7 101 (8.80%) SQL Server
8 90 (7.84%) Hadoop
9 87 (7.58%) Relational Database
10 77 (6.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 62 (5.40%) Apache Cassandra
12 43 (3.75%) Amazon RDS
13 36 (3.14%) MariaDB
14 31 (2.70%) BigQuery
15 23 (2.00%) Couchbase
16 21 (1.83%) Apache Accumulo
17 17 (1.48%) RDBMS
18 15 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
19 14 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 13 (1.13%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 304 (26.48%) Git (software)
2 234 (20.38%) Jenkins
3 107 (9.32%) JIRA
4 54 (4.70%) Subversion
5 52 (4.53%) GitLab
6 48 (4.18%) Gradle
6 48 (4.18%) Mercurial
7 39 (3.40%) Maven
8 26 (2.26%) Cucumber
9 25 (2.18%) Bitbucket
10 24 (2.09%) Artifactory
10 24 (2.09%) TeamCity
11 19 (1.66%) SonarQube
12 17 (1.48%) Selenium
13 15 (1.31%) Sonatype Nexus
14 13 (1.13%) Visual Studio
15 12 (1.05%) gulp
16 11 (0.96%) ReSharper
16 11 (0.96%) webpack
17 10 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 194 (16.90%) Finance
2 131 (11.41%) Social Skills
3 57 (4.97%) Marketing
4 56 (4.88%) Banking
5 51 (4.44%) Games
6 44 (3.83%) Retail
7 43 (3.75%) Legal
8 35 (3.05%) Publishing
9 31 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
10 26 (2.26%) Public Sector
10 26 (2.26%) Telecoms
11 23 (2.00%) Financial Institution
12 20 (1.74%) Law
13 17 (1.48%) Advertising
14 15 (1.31%) Electronics
15 12 (1.05%) Manufacturing
16 11 (0.96%) Front Office
17 10 (0.87%) Investment Banking
17 10 (0.87%) Organisational Skills
18 8 (0.70%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 471 (41.03%) Developer
2 224 (19.51%) Software Engineer
3 140 (12.20%) Senior Developer
4 115 (10.02%) Java Developer
5 111 (9.67%) Full Stack Developer
6 93 (8.10%) Python Engineer
7 86 (7.49%) DevOps Engineer
8 64 (5.57%) Python Software Engineer
9 55 (4.79%) PHP Developer
10 53 (4.62%) Backend Developer
10 53 (4.62%) Software Developer
11 49 (4.27%) Senior Software Engineer
12 46 (4.01%) Python Developer
13 43 (3.75%) Java Engineer
14 37 (3.22%) Senior Java Developer
15 36 (3.14%) JavaScript Developer
16 34 (2.96%) Data Engineer
17 32 (2.79%) AWS Engineer
18 29 (2.53%) C# Software Engineer
18 29 (2.53%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (24.04%) Kafka
2 267 (23.26%) Node.js
3 206 (17.94%) AngularJS
4 203 (17.68%) RabbitMQ
5 190 (16.55%) React
6 165 (14.37%) Spring
7 154 (13.41%) CSS
8 151 (13.15%) HTML
9 141 (12.28%) RESTful
9 141 (12.28%) Spring Boot
10 123 (10.71%) GraphQL
11 112 (9.76%) .NET
12 91 (7.93%) REST
13 82 (7.14%) HTML5
14 79 (6.88%) Elastic Stack
15 74 (6.45%) Web Services
16 70 (6.10%) Vue.js
17 69 (6.01%) .NET Core
18 61 (5.31%) CSS3
19 57 (4.97%) gRPC
Miscellaneous
1 103 (8.97%) User Experience
2 60 (5.23%) Mobile App
3 49 (4.27%) Cloud Native
4 40 (3.48%) Algorithms
5 35 (3.05%) Self-Motivation
6 29 (2.53%) Cyberattack
7 26 (2.26%) Data Centre
7 26 (2.26%) Greenfield Project
8 21 (1.83%) Data Structures
9 16 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (1.31%) Hybrid Cloud
11 14 (1.22%) Private Cloud
12 13 (1.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 13 (1.13%) Virtual Team
13 12 (1.05%) Hedge funds
13 12 (1.05%) Video\Live Streaming
14 11 (0.96%) Blog
15 10 (0.87%) e-Learning
15 10 (0.87%) Management Information System
16 9 (0.78%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 205 (17.86%) Linux
2 55 (4.79%) Windows
3 49 (4.27%) Unix
4 37 (3.22%) CentOS
5 36 (3.14%) Android
6 29 (2.53%) Apple iOS
7 21 (1.83%) Ubuntu
8 19 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (1.66%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.52%) Debian
10 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.17%) Alpine Linux
11 2 (0.17%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.087%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.087%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.087%) Solaris
12 1 (0.087%) SUSE
12 1 (0.087%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.087%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 504 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
2 393 (34.23%) Microservices
3 391 (34.06%) DevOps
4 363 (31.62%) Software Engineering
5 263 (22.91%) TDD
6 196 (17.07%) Scrum
7 161 (14.02%) Machine Learning
8 155 (13.50%) Continuous Integration
9 142 (12.37%) Analytics
10 140 (12.20%) Artificial Intelligence
11 125 (10.89%) Problem-Solving
12 113 (9.84%) Mentoring
13 107 (9.32%) Data Science
14 105 (9.15%) Test Automation
15 93 (8.10%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 83 (7.23%) Open Source
17 79 (6.88%) SOLID
18 77 (6.71%) Fintech
19 76 (6.62%) BDD
20 75 (6.53%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 431 (37.54%) Java
2 408 (35.54%) Python
3 351 (30.57%) JavaScript
4 255 (22.21%) SQL
5 228 (19.86%) C#
6 190 (16.55%) TypeScript
7 154 (13.41%) Go
8 132 (11.50%) PHP
9 110 (9.58%) Bash Shell
10 66 (5.75%) Ruby
11 65 (5.66%) Scala
12 58 (5.05%) C++
13 54 (4.70%) Java 8
14 30 (2.61%) Kotlin
15 29 (2.53%) PowerShell
16 26 (2.26%) Rust
17 22 (1.92%) ES6
18 18 (1.57%) C
19 15 (1.31%) Groovy
20 13 (1.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 87 (7.58%) Degree
2 50 (4.36%) Security Cleared
3 37 (3.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 33 (2.87%) SC Cleared
5 16 (1.39%) DV Cleared
6 11 (0.96%) AWS Certification
7 7 (0.61%) OCP
7 7 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
8 6 (0.52%) OSCE
8 6 (0.52%) OSCP
9 5 (0.44%) Master's Degree
9 5 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.26%) MCSA
10 3 (0.26%) PhD
11 2 (0.17%) CISA
11 2 (0.17%) CISSP
11 2 (0.17%) CRISC
11 2 (0.17%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (4.09%) QA
2 20 (1.74%) PSD2
3 15 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.96%) SLA
5 9 (0.78%) GDPR
6 6 (0.52%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.52%) NIST
6 6 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.52%) SOC 1
6 6 (0.52%) SOC 2
7 5 (0.44%) WAI
8 4 (0.35%) ISO 13485
9 3 (0.26%) IEC 62304
9 3 (0.26%) WCAG
10 2 (0.17%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.087%) GRC
System Software
1 584 (50.87%) Docker
2 20 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
3 14 (1.22%) Active Directory
4 10 (0.87%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 9 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (0.70%) iptables
7 7 (0.61%) vSphere
8 6 (0.52%) Varnish
9 4 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.26%) Gluster
10 3 (0.26%) HDFS
11 2 (0.17%) Ceph
11 2 (0.17%) NFS
11 2 (0.17%) OpenAM
12 1 (0.087%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.087%) KVM
12 1 (0.087%) LXC
12 1 (0.087%) Shibboleth
12 1 (0.087%) Xen
Systems Management
1 410 (35.71%) Kubernetes
2 240 (20.91%) Ansible
3 186 (16.20%) Terraform
4 89 (7.75%) Prometheus
5 76 (6.62%) Kibana
6 61 (5.31%) Puppet
7 57 (4.97%) Grafana
8 36 (3.14%) Opscode Chef
9 30 (2.61%) logstash
10 18 (1.57%) Icinga
11 17 (1.48%) Consul
11 17 (1.48%) ZABBIX
12 16 (1.39%) Nagios
13 12 (1.05%) Graylog
14 10 (0.87%) HAProxy
15 6 (0.52%) Docker Swarm
15 6 (0.52%) linkerd
16 5 (0.44%) Packer
17 4 (0.35%) Rancher
17 4 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 105 (9.15%) Google
2 69 (6.01%) Oracle
3 45 (3.92%) Microsoft
4 24 (2.09%) Red Hat
5 20 (1.74%) Splunk
6 18 (1.57%) AppDynamics
7 17 (1.48%) Spotify
8 16 (1.39%) VMware
9 15 (1.31%) SAP
10 12 (1.05%) Cloudera
11 11 (0.96%) PayPal
12 10 (0.87%) Cisco
12 10 (0.87%) PagerDuty
12 10 (0.87%) Stackify
13 9 (0.78%) IBM
13 9 (0.78%) ServiceNow
14 8 (0.70%) ESRI
15 7 (0.61%) HP
15 7 (0.61%) Sitecore
15 7 (0.61%) SolarWinds