Period
to 2 December 2020

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 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Elasticsearch
UK
6 months to
2 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 219 285 243
Rank change year-on-year +66 -42 +35
Permanent jobs citing Elasticsearch 838 1,488 2,326
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.49% 1.11% 1.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.67% 7.55% 9.04%
Number of salaries quoted 940 1,350 2,003
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £94,100 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 7,856 19,702 25,725
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.96% 14.68% 16.09%
Number of salaries quoted 6,540 15,867 20,702
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,869 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.58% +2.02% +7.50%

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 December 2020.

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 December 2020. 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 +59 773 £60,000 - 239
UK excluding London +148 421 £52,500 - 146
London +25 389 £72,500 +7.41% 104
Work from Home +75 226 £57,500 -20.69% 54
South East +112 114 £50,000 +3.90% 41
North of England +171 109 £52,500 +7.69% 32
South West +65 70 £52,500 -4.55% 25
Yorkshire +121 63 £52,500 +16.67% 6
Midlands +109 58 £55,000 -8.33% 24
North West +102 42 £52,500 -8.70% 26
West Midlands +83 31 £52,500 -2.78% 15
Wales +61 30 £45,000 +26.76% 4
East Midlands +78 27 £55,000 -26.67% 9
East of England +108 25 £67,500 +28.57% 11
Scotland +44 13 £50,500 -3.81% 8
North East +22 4 £47,500 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £35,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 2 December 2020, 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.

1 342 (40.81%) Java
2 331 (39.50%) DevOps
3 327 (39.02%) AWS
4 324 (38.66%) Python
5 323 (38.54%) Docker
6 275 (32.82%) Kubernetes
7 260 (31.03%) SQL
8 254 (30.31%) Agile Software Development
9 248 (29.59%) JavaScript
10 244 (29.12%) Microservices
11 238 (28.40%) PostgreSQL
12 221 (26.37%) Azure
13 209 (24.94%) Software Engineering
14 205 (24.46%) MongoDB
15 194 (23.15%) GCP
16 191 (22.79%) NoSQL
17 186 (22.20%) Git (software)
18 183 (21.84%) C#
19 182 (21.72%) Kafka
20 178 (21.24%) Linux
21 173 (20.64%) RabbitMQ
22 168 (20.05%) Ansible
23 167 (19.93%) Terraform
24 156 (18.62%) React
25 150 (17.90%) TDD
26 148 (17.66%) Jenkins
27 147 (17.54%) Spring
28 146 (17.42%) Node.js
29 140 (16.71%) Redis
30 134 (15.99%) .NET

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
1 126 (15.04%) Apache Spark
2 117 (13.96%) Apache
3 55 (6.56%) nginx
4 22 (2.63%) Confluence
5 17 (2.03%) Tomcat
6 13 (1.55%) CMS
6 13 (1.55%) IIS
6 13 (1.55%) Tornado
7 10 (1.19%) Apache Solr
8 9 (1.07%) Apache Airflow
9 8 (0.95%) Drupal
10 5 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.48%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.24%) DNN
13 2 (0.24%) Joomla!
13 2 (0.24%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.24%) WordPress
14 1 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.12%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 22 (2.63%) SAP Hybris
2 5 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.36%) Distributed Ledger
3 3 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.36%) Eikon
3 3 (0.36%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.12%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 327 (39.02%) AWS
2 221 (26.37%) Azure
3 194 (23.15%) GCP
4 81 (9.67%) GitHub
5 74 (8.83%) SaaS
6 57 (6.80%) PaaS
7 55 (6.56%) Stackdriver
8 53 (6.32%) Serverless
9 41 (4.89%) IaaS
10 38 (4.53%) AWS Lambda
11 33 (3.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 29 (3.46%) Amazon EC2
12 29 (3.46%) Amazon S3
13 26 (3.10%) Cloud Computing
14 24 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
15 22 (2.63%) Akamai
16 16 (1.91%) Amazon Kinesis
17 15 (1.79%) Amazon ECS
18 13 (1.55%) Amazon SageMaker
19 12 (1.43%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (4.18%) DNS
2 32 (3.82%) Firewall
3 30 (3.58%) TCP/IP
4 28 (3.34%) HTTP
5 9 (1.07%) VPN
6 8 (0.95%) Internet
6 8 (0.95%) NetScaler
6 8 (0.95%) Network Security
6 8 (0.95%) WAN
6 8 (0.95%) Wireless
7 7 (0.84%) BGP
7 7 (0.84%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (0.84%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 7 (0.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 7 (0.84%) Multicast
7 7 (0.84%) OSPF
7 7 (0.84%) VXLAN
8 6 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (0.72%) LAN
8 6 (0.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (28.40%) PostgreSQL
2 205 (24.46%) MongoDB
3 191 (22.79%) NoSQL
4 140 (16.71%) Redis
5 119 (14.20%) MySQL
6 114 (13.60%) Big Data
7 101 (12.05%) SQL Server
8 59 (7.04%) Hadoop
9 55 (6.56%) Apache Cassandra
10 45 (5.37%) Relational Database
11 26 (3.10%) SQL Server 2012
12 24 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 23 (2.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 23 (2.74%) BigQuery
14 22 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
15 14 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
16 13 (1.55%) Looker
16 13 (1.55%) Snowflake Schema
17 12 (1.43%) Amazon Athena
17 12 (1.43%) HBase
Development Applications
1 186 (22.20%) Git (software)
2 148 (17.66%) Jenkins
3 68 (8.11%) Gradle
4 46 (5.49%) JIRA
5 39 (4.65%) TeamCity
6 36 (4.30%) Subversion
7 34 (4.06%) Selenium
8 33 (3.94%) Team Foundation Server
9 32 (3.82%) GitLab
9 32 (3.82%) Mercurial
10 21 (2.51%) Maven
11 17 (2.03%) Travis CI
12 15 (1.79%) JUnit
12 15 (1.79%) RSpec
13 14 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 14 (1.67%) Capybara
13 14 (1.67%) minitest
13 14 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
14 11 (1.31%) Cucumber
15 10 (1.19%) CircleCI
General
1 133 (15.87%) Finance
2 76 (9.07%) Public Sector
3 43 (5.13%) Marketing
4 40 (4.77%) Banking
5 39 (4.65%) Games
6 37 (4.42%) Publishing
7 27 (3.22%) Retail
8 23 (2.74%) Law
9 22 (2.63%) Telecoms
10 18 (2.15%) Advertising
11 14 (1.67%) Electronics
12 10 (1.19%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.84%) Legal
14 4 (0.48%) Front Office
14 4 (0.48%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.36%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.36%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.12%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 384 (45.82%) Developer
2 139 (16.59%) Software Engineer
3 134 (15.99%) Senior Developer
4 103 (12.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 102 (12.17%) Java Developer
6 46 (5.49%) Senior DevOps
7 45 (5.37%) Architect
8 42 (5.01%) Python Engineer
8 42 (5.01%) Senior Software Engineer
9 36 (4.30%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 35 (4.18%) Python Software Engineer
11 34 (4.06%) Java Engineer
12 33 (3.94%) Full Stack Developer
13 31 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
13 31 (3.70%) Web Developer
14 30 (3.58%) .NET Developer
14 30 (3.58%) Python Developer
15 29 (3.46%) Digital Transformation
16 28 (3.34%) C# Developer
16 28 (3.34%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (21.72%) Kafka
2 173 (20.64%) RabbitMQ
3 156 (18.62%) React
4 147 (17.54%) Spring
5 146 (17.42%) Node.js
6 134 (15.99%) .NET
7 126 (15.04%) AngularJS
8 118 (14.08%) HTML
9 108 (12.89%) CSS
10 99 (11.81%) Spring Boot
11 95 (11.34%) RESTful
12 91 (10.86%) Web Services
13 82 (9.79%) HTML5
14 76 (9.07%) Elastic Stack
15 71 (8.47%) ASP.NET
16 69 (8.23%) CSS3
17 66 (7.88%) REST
18 63 (7.52%) .NET Core
19 58 (6.92%) Vue.js
20 56 (6.68%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 47 (5.61%) Cloud Native
2 40 (4.77%) Mobile App
3 33 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (3.94%) Data Centre
4 23 (2.74%) User Experience
5 21 (2.51%) Algorithms
5 21 (2.51%) FMCG
5 21 (2.51%) Self-Motivation
6 20 (2.39%) Public Cloud
7 18 (2.15%) Data Structures
8 14 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
9 13 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (1.43%) iPhone
10 12 (1.43%) Renewable Energy
11 8 (0.95%) PKI
12 7 (0.84%) Replication
13 6 (0.72%) NHS
13 6 (0.72%) RIA
14 5 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
14 5 (0.60%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 178 (21.24%) Linux
2 53 (6.32%) Windows
3 34 (4.06%) Windows Server
4 32 (3.82%) CentOS
5 27 (3.22%) Ubuntu
6 17 (2.03%) Android
7 13 (1.55%) Unix
8 9 (1.07%) Debian
8 9 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.60%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.48%) Mesosphere
11 3 (0.36%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2016
13 1 (0.12%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.12%) Solaris
13 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (39.50%) DevOps
2 254 (30.31%) Agile Software Development
3 244 (29.12%) Microservices
4 209 (24.94%) Software Engineering
5 150 (17.90%) TDD
6 95 (11.34%) Scrum
7 89 (10.62%) Continuous Integration
8 80 (9.55%) Analytics
8 80 (9.55%) OO
9 78 (9.31%) MVC
10 67 (8.00%) Service Management
11 58 (6.92%) BDD
11 58 (6.92%) ETL
11 58 (6.92%) Problem-Solving
12 57 (6.80%) ITSM
13 56 (6.68%) API Integration
14 55 (6.56%) Configuration Management
15 53 (6.32%) Mentoring
16 52 (6.21%) Fintech
17 50 (5.97%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 342 (40.81%) Java
2 324 (38.66%) Python
3 260 (31.03%) SQL
4 248 (29.59%) JavaScript
5 183 (21.84%) C#
6 100 (11.93%) Go
7 74 (8.83%) PHP
8 69 (8.23%) Scala
9 63 (7.52%) Ruby
10 62 (7.40%) Bash Shell
11 57 (6.80%) C++
12 51 (6.09%) TypeScript
13 47 (5.61%) PowerShell
14 36 (4.30%) T-SQL
15 30 (3.58%) Java 8
16 28 (3.34%) C
17 25 (2.98%) PL/SQL
18 22 (2.63%) Kotlin
19 19 (2.27%) Shell Script
20 14 (1.67%) Rust
Qualifications
1 101 (12.05%) Security Cleared
2 79 (9.43%) SC Cleared
3 47 (5.61%) Degree
4 16 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (0.95%) RHCE
6 7 (0.84%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.72%) OSCE
7 6 (0.72%) OSCP
8 5 (0.60%) AWS Certification
9 4 (0.48%) CCIE
9 4 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.36%) MCSA
10 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.36%) TOGAF Certification
11 2 (0.24%) CCDE
12 1 (0.12%) CISSP
12 1 (0.12%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.70%) QA
2 9 (1.07%) PCI DSS
3 8 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.84%) GDPR
4 7 (0.84%) SLA
5 6 (0.72%) NIST
6 3 (0.36%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.36%) ISO 20022
6 3 (0.36%) PSD2
6 3 (0.36%) TARGET2
7 1 (0.12%) HL7
7 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 323 (38.54%) Docker
2 27 (3.22%) vSphere
3 21 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (2.27%) Active Directory
5 8 (0.95%) XenApp
5 8 (0.95%) XenDesktop
6 7 (0.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 6 (0.72%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.72%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.36%) Varnish
8 3 (0.36%) Xen
9 2 (0.24%) HDFS
9 2 (0.24%) LXC
9 2 (0.24%) vCloud
9 2 (0.24%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.12%) Gluster
10 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 275 (32.82%) Kubernetes
2 168 (20.05%) Ansible
3 167 (19.93%) Terraform
4 77 (9.19%) Puppet
5 74 (8.83%) Grafana
6 67 (8.00%) Kibana
7 59 (7.04%) Opscode Chef
8 38 (4.53%) logstash
9 30 (3.58%) Prometheus
10 22 (2.63%) Single Sign-On
11 14 (1.67%) Consul
12 13 (1.55%) Nagios
13 10 (1.19%) Graphite
14 9 (1.07%) Packer
15 6 (0.72%) Galera Cluster
15 6 (0.72%) HAProxy
15 6 (0.72%) linkerd
15 6 (0.72%) Marathon
15 6 (0.72%) Mesos
15 6 (0.72%) Opsview
Vendors
1 124 (14.80%) Google
2 87 (10.38%) Splunk
3 73 (8.71%) Oracle
4 70 (8.35%) Microsoft
5 56 (6.68%) ServiceNow
6 31 (3.70%) Red Hat
6 31 (3.70%) SAP
7 28 (3.34%) New Relic
8 25 (2.98%) Adobe
9 23 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
10 22 (2.63%) hybris
10 22 (2.63%) VMware
11 18 (2.15%) F5
12 12 (1.43%) Cisco
13 10 (1.19%) Atlassian
13 10 (1.19%) Fortinet
14 7 (0.84%) AppDynamics
14 7 (0.84%) Arista
14 7 (0.84%) Zend
15 6 (0.72%) Dynatrace