Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Elasticsearch
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 237 222 295
Rank change year-on-year -15 +73 -42
Permanent jobs citing Elasticsearch 1,868 732 1,542
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.50% 1.53% 1.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.89% 10.87% 7.63%
Number of salaries quoted 922 649 1,342
10th Percentile £42,275 £36,750 £36,250
25th Percentile £46,250 £45,750 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% - -
75th Percentile £80,938 £83,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £96,250 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year +5.00% -2.44% +2.50%

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 17,159 6,734 20,206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.78% 14.06% 14.72%
Number of salaries quoted 10,699 5,593 16,202
10th Percentile £31,240 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,914
% change year-on-year +2.22% +4.86% -2.47%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -8 1,679 £65,000 +8.33% 302
London +14 1,145 £73,750 -1.67% 139
UK excluding London -99 576 £52,500 +5.00% 175
Work from Home -95 463 £70,000 +21.74% 88
South East -78 180 £52,500 +5.00% 50
North of England -104 130 £52,500 - 52
South West +3 118 £57,500 +15.00% 22
North West -68 69 £52,500 - 32
Yorkshire -88 60 £55,000 +4.76% 12
Midlands -112 57 £52,500 -4.55% 26
Scotland -54 51 £47,750 +1.87% 6
West Midlands -87 50 £52,500 -2.33% 18
East of England -111 26 £47,500 -13.64% 12
Wales -66 13 £45,000 - 6
East Midlands -97 7 £45,000 -21.74% 8
North East -34 1 £52,500 +20.00% 8
Northern Ireland -46 1 £57,500 +49.35% 1

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 936 (50.11%) AWS
2 917 (49.09%) Docker
3 887 (47.48%) Agile Software Development
4 776 (41.54%) Python
5 691 (36.99%) JavaScript
6 689 (36.88%) Software Engineering
7 684 (36.62%) Kubernetes
8 641 (34.31%) Java
9 543 (29.07%) Microservices
10 505 (27.03%) Git (software)
11 503 (26.93%) DevOps
12 490 (26.23%) NoSQL
13 466 (24.95%) Redis
14 459 (24.57%) Node.js
14 459 (24.57%) SQL
15 454 (24.30%) TDD
16 437 (23.39%) Azure
17 427 (22.86%) React
18 417 (22.32%) PostgreSQL
19 412 (22.06%) Full Stack Development
20 411 (22.00%) MongoDB
21 388 (20.77%) Kafka
22 384 (20.56%) MySQL
22 384 (20.56%) C#
23 380 (20.34%) Serverless
24 362 (19.38%) Jenkins
25 344 (18.42%) Linux
26 343 (18.36%) Finance
27 313 (16.76%) AngularJS
28 312 (16.70%) Continuous Integration

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
1 173 (9.26%) Apache Spark
2 139 (7.44%) Apache
3 70 (3.75%) nginx
4 61 (3.27%) Confluence
5 59 (3.16%) Tomcat
6 49 (2.62%) Apache Solr
7 46 (2.46%) CMS
8 39 (2.09%) Cloud Foundry
9 33 (1.77%) GemFire
10 22 (1.18%) Jupyter
11 21 (1.12%) Apache Airflow
12 15 (0.80%) WordPress
13 14 (0.75%) IIS
14 11 (0.59%) Drupal
15 9 (0.48%) OpenStack
16 8 (0.43%) MediaWiki
17 5 (0.27%) Mule
17 5 (0.27%) Umbraco
18 4 (0.21%) Liferay
18 4 (0.21%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 10 (0.54%) SOLIDWORKS
2 8 (0.43%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.37%) Campfire
4 2 (0.11%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 17 (0.91%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.16%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.11%) Magento
4 1 (0.054%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.054%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 936 (50.11%) AWS
2 437 (23.39%) Azure
3 380 (20.34%) Serverless
4 300 (16.06%) GCP
5 235 (12.58%) AWS Lambda
6 200 (10.71%) Amazon S3
7 191 (10.22%) GitHub
8 148 (7.92%) SaaS
9 132 (7.07%) Amazon SQS
10 120 (6.42%) Amazon EC2
11 105 (5.62%) Amazon ECS
12 93 (4.98%) PaaS
13 87 (4.66%) GitHub Actions
14 83 (4.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 73 (3.91%) AWS CloudFormation
16 71 (3.80%) CloudFront
17 70 (3.75%) Amazon Kinesis
18 57 (3.05%) Datadog
19 56 (3.00%) OpenShift
20 55 (2.94%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 93 (4.98%) HTTP
2 42 (2.25%) Internet
3 40 (2.14%) Firewall
4 33 (1.77%) SSL
5 31 (1.66%) Calico
6 29 (1.55%) DNS
7 22 (1.18%) Broadband
8 19 (1.02%) VPN
8 19 (1.02%) WebEx
9 15 (0.80%) TCP/IP
10 14 (0.75%) IPv6
10 14 (0.75%) NetScaler
11 13 (0.70%) BGP
11 13 (0.70%) SNMP
12 12 (0.64%) MQTT
13 11 (0.59%) OSPF
14 10 (0.54%) DHCP
14 10 (0.54%) IPsec
15 8 (0.43%) Network Security
15 8 (0.43%) Sourcefire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 490 (26.23%) NoSQL
2 466 (24.95%) Redis
3 417 (22.32%) PostgreSQL
4 411 (22.00%) MongoDB
5 384 (20.56%) MySQL
6 223 (11.94%) Big Data
7 193 (10.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 176 (9.42%) Hadoop
9 175 (9.37%) Relational Database
10 165 (8.83%) SQL Server
11 151 (8.08%) Apache Cassandra
12 56 (3.00%) Amazon RDS
13 53 (2.84%) RDBMS
14 46 (2.46%) Amazon Aurora
15 35 (1.87%) BigQuery
16 33 (1.77%) MariaDB
17 30 (1.61%) Power BI
18 28 (1.50%) Amazon Athena
18 28 (1.50%) Oracle Database
19 26 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 505 (27.03%) Git (software)
2 362 (19.38%) Jenkins
3 130 (6.96%) JIRA
4 89 (4.76%) Gradle
5 82 (4.39%) Maven
6 71 (3.80%) GitLab
7 58 (3.10%) Octopus Deploy
8 54 (2.89%) Selenium
8 54 (2.89%) Subversion
9 51 (2.73%) Bitbucket
10 50 (2.68%) TeamCity
11 48 (2.57%) Mercurial
12 46 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
13 45 (2.41%) Artifactory
13 45 (2.41%) Sonatype Nexus
14 43 (2.30%) Cucumber
15 41 (2.19%) CircleCI
16 39 (2.09%) JUnit
17 34 (1.82%) webpack
18 33 (1.77%) gulp
General
1 343 (18.36%) Finance
2 265 (14.19%) Social Skills
3 114 (6.10%) Retail
4 109 (5.84%) Marketing
5 97 (5.19%) Banking
6 90 (4.82%) Games
7 87 (4.66%) Law
8 78 (4.18%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 76 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
10 70 (3.75%) Legal
11 34 (1.82%) Financial Institution
11 34 (1.82%) Publishing
12 32 (1.71%) Advertising
13 29 (1.55%) Telecoms
14 22 (1.18%) Front Office
15 21 (1.12%) Investment Banking
15 21 (1.12%) Presentation Skills
16 19 (1.02%) Public Sector
17 11 (0.59%) Billing
18 9 (0.48%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 693 (37.10%) Developer
2 404 (21.63%) Software Engineer
3 204 (10.92%) Senior Developer
4 157 (8.40%) Full Stack Developer
5 119 (6.37%) Senior Software Engineer
6 115 (6.16%) PHP Developer
7 113 (6.05%) Java Developer
8 87 (4.66%) Python Engineer
9 81 (4.34%) DevOps Engineer
10 71 (3.80%) Python Software Engineer
11 59 (3.16%) Python Developer
12 54 (2.89%) Angular Developer
12 54 (2.89%) Backend Developer
13 51 (2.73%) .NET Developer
14 50 (2.68%) Lead Developer
15 48 (2.57%) Data Engineer
16 46 (2.46%) Software Developer
17 42 (2.25%) Senior Full Stack Developer
18 41 (2.19%) Cloud Engineer
19 40 (2.14%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 459 (24.57%) Node.js
2 427 (22.86%) React
3 388 (20.77%) Kafka
4 313 (16.76%) AngularJS
5 299 (16.01%) RabbitMQ
6 282 (15.10%) .NET
7 278 (14.88%) HTML
8 274 (14.67%) GraphQL
9 254 (13.60%) REST
10 245 (13.12%) CSS
11 222 (11.88%) Spring
12 201 (10.76%) Elastic Stack
13 189 (10.12%) Web Services
14 171 (9.15%) RESTful
15 153 (8.19%) Spring Boot
16 141 (7.55%) Vue.js
17 117 (6.26%) .NET Core
18 112 (6.00%) HTML5
19 99 (5.30%) XML
20 96 (5.14%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 252 (13.49%) User Experience
2 119 (6.37%) Algorithms
3 94 (5.03%) Self-Motivation
4 80 (4.28%) Mobile App
5 63 (3.37%) Hybrid Cloud
6 61 (3.27%) Greenfield Project
7 54 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
8 51 (2.73%) Virtual Team
9 49 (2.62%) Data Structures
10 45 (2.41%) Cloud Native
11 37 (1.98%) Linux Command Line
12 35 (1.87%) Data Centre
12 35 (1.87%) Management Information System
13 27 (1.45%) Cyberattack
14 26 (1.39%) Social Network
15 24 (1.28%) Video\Live Streaming
16 23 (1.23%) Social Media
17 21 (1.12%) Public Cloud
18 20 (1.07%) Derivative
19 19 (1.02%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 344 (18.42%) Linux
2 122 (6.53%) Windows
3 69 (3.69%) Unix
4 54 (2.89%) Android
5 47 (2.52%) Apple iOS
6 40 (2.14%) CentOS
7 30 (1.61%) Windows Server
8 26 (1.39%) Mesosphere
9 11 (0.59%) Ubuntu
10 10 (0.54%) Solaris
11 4 (0.21%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.16%) FreeBSD
12 3 (0.16%) SUSE
13 2 (0.11%) Alpine Linux
13 2 (0.11%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 887 (47.48%) Agile Software Development
2 689 (36.88%) Software Engineering
3 543 (29.07%) Microservices
4 503 (26.93%) DevOps
5 454 (24.30%) TDD
6 412 (22.06%) Full Stack Development
7 312 (16.70%) Continuous Integration
8 277 (14.83%) Analytics
9 245 (13.12%) Computer Science
10 230 (12.31%) Scrum
11 227 (12.15%) Machine Learning
12 221 (11.83%) Artificial Intelligence
13 220 (11.78%) Mentoring
14 207 (11.08%) Data Science
15 206 (11.03%) OO
16 189 (10.12%) Problem-Solving
17 149 (7.98%) SOLID
18 146 (7.82%) Test Automation
19 144 (7.71%) Open Source
20 142 (7.60%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 776 (41.54%) Python
2 691 (36.99%) JavaScript
3 641 (34.31%) Java
4 459 (24.57%) SQL
5 384 (20.56%) C#
6 290 (15.52%) PHP
7 288 (15.42%) TypeScript
8 287 (15.36%) Go
9 208 (11.13%) Ruby
10 137 (7.33%) Scala
11 130 (6.96%) Bash Shell
12 68 (3.64%) C++
13 62 (3.32%) Rust
14 54 (2.89%) ES6
14 54 (2.89%) PHP 7
15 50 (2.68%) Perl
16 48 (2.57%) PowerShell
17 43 (2.30%) Java 8
18 35 (1.87%) Groovy
19 28 (1.50%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 234 (12.53%) Degree
2 136 (7.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (1.77%) Security Cleared
4 31 (1.66%) OCP
4 31 (1.66%) Oracle Certification
5 24 (1.28%) SC Cleared
6 16 (0.86%) AWS Certification
7 14 (0.75%) PhD
7 14 (0.75%) RHCE
8 8 (0.43%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.32%) Master's Degree
11 5 (0.27%) CCNA
12 3 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.11%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.11%) CCNP
13 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.054%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (5.41%) QA
2 41 (2.19%) SLA
3 37 (1.98%) Accessibility
4 32 (1.71%) PSD2
5 31 (1.66%) GDPR
6 18 (0.96%) Data Quality
7 14 (0.75%) WCAG
8 9 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (0.37%) IEC 62304
9 7 (0.37%) ISO 13485
10 6 (0.32%) WAI
11 3 (0.16%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.11%) GRC
12 2 (0.11%) ISO 8583
12 2 (0.11%) MiFID
System Software
1 917 (49.09%) Docker
2 55 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
3 41 (2.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 27 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (1.34%) vSphere
6 20 (1.07%) Active Directory
7 15 (0.80%) XenApp
8 14 (0.75%) XenDesktop
9 10 (0.54%) HDFS
10 6 (0.32%) iptables
11 5 (0.27%) Ceph
11 5 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.21%) Varnish
13 3 (0.16%) Gluster
13 3 (0.16%) Hyper-V
13 3 (0.16%) KVM
13 3 (0.16%) LXC
13 3 (0.16%) NFS
14 1 (0.054%) Firmware
14 1 (0.054%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 684 (36.62%) Kubernetes
2 310 (16.60%) Ansible
3 281 (15.04%) Terraform
4 185 (9.90%) Kibana
5 142 (7.60%) Puppet
6 123 (6.58%) Opscode Chef
7 110 (5.89%) Prometheus
8 105 (5.62%) logstash
9 99 (5.30%) Grafana
10 44 (2.36%) ZABBIX
11 25 (1.34%) Automic
12 23 (1.23%) Nagios
13 20 (1.07%) Consul
14 17 (0.91%) MIIS
15 16 (0.86%) HAProxy
16 13 (0.70%) Icinga
16 13 (0.70%) Pingdom
16 13 (0.70%) Salt
17 12 (0.64%) Hadoop YARN
17 12 (0.64%) Opsgenie
Vendors
1 132 (7.07%) Google
2 127 (6.80%) Oracle
3 74 (3.96%) Splunk
4 60 (3.21%) Microsoft
5 54 (2.89%) Xamarin
6 49 (2.62%) Red Hat
7 41 (2.19%) VMware
8 33 (1.77%) LexisNexis
9 27 (1.45%) Cisco
9 27 (1.45%) Zend
10 23 (1.23%) Instagram
11 21 (1.12%) New Relic
11 21 (1.12%) YouTube
12 20 (1.07%) Atlassian
12 20 (1.07%) PayPal
13 19 (1.02%) Sun
14 18 (0.96%) Spotify
15 16 (0.86%) Apple
15 16 (0.86%) F5
16 15 (0.80%) TOWER Software