Period
to 3 August 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 3 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Elasticsearch
UK
6 months to
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 215 236 272
Rank change year-on-year +21 +36 -9
Permanent jobs citing Elasticsearch 1,790 983 1,767
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.58% 1.46% 1.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.46% 10.27% 8.23%
Number of salaries quoted 977 837 1,526
10th Percentile £38,750 £35,000 £34,125
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% -8.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +1.52%

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 15,625 9,576 21,464
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.78% 14.22% 14.89%
Number of salaries quoted 10,267 7,608 17,100
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% -0.57%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +26 1,656 £62,500 +4.17% 356
London +4 1,059 £72,500 +11.54% 169
UK excluding London +11 637 £52,500 +5.00% 213
Work from Home -72 449 £62,500 +4.17% 70
South East -11 187 £58,250 +16.50% 42
South West +45 172 £47,500 -26.92% 31
North of England -15 132 £52,500 - 67
Yorkshire -33 67 £52,500 +5.00% 18
North West -25 64 £52,500 - 44
Midlands -59 57 £50,000 -13.04% 28
West Midlands -41 49 £50,000 -4.76% 17
Scotland -43 45 £47,000 +5.62% 14
East of England -64 29 £60,000 +20.00% 18
Wales -20 13 £45,000 -10.00% 12
East Midlands -58 8 £57,500 -11.54% 11
Northern Ireland -34 2 £57,500 +36.90% 2
North East -29 1 £47,500 +18.75% 5

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 910 (50.84%) Docker
2 873 (48.77%) AWS
3 800 (44.69%) Agile Software Development
4 749 (41.84%) Python
5 699 (39.05%) Kubernetes
6 636 (35.53%) JavaScript
7 630 (35.20%) Java
8 604 (33.74%) Software Engineering
9 544 (30.39%) Microservices
10 533 (29.78%) DevOps
11 498 (27.82%) Git (software)
12 444 (24.80%) Redis
13 439 (24.53%) Node.js
14 424 (23.69%) SQL
15 422 (23.58%) PostgreSQL
16 421 (23.52%) MongoDB
17 420 (23.46%) NoSQL
17 420 (23.46%) TDD
18 396 (22.12%) React
19 376 (21.01%) Kafka
20 372 (20.78%) Full Stack Development
21 371 (20.73%) Azure
22 363 (20.28%) MySQL
22 363 (20.28%) C#
23 362 (20.22%) Jenkins
24 357 (19.94%) Ansible
25 352 (19.66%) Finance
26 337 (18.83%) Serverless
27 336 (18.77%) AngularJS
28 314 (17.54%) RabbitMQ

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
1 150 (8.38%) Apache Spark
2 139 (7.77%) Apache
3 102 (5.70%) nginx
4 72 (4.02%) Confluence
5 52 (2.91%) CMS
6 51 (2.85%) Apache Solr
7 40 (2.23%) Tomcat
8 35 (1.96%) Cloud Foundry
9 32 (1.79%) GemFire
10 22 (1.23%) Apache Airflow
11 19 (1.06%) WordPress
12 14 (0.78%) Drupal
13 13 (0.73%) IIS
14 12 (0.67%) OpenStack
15 10 (0.56%) MediaWiki
16 7 (0.39%) Kentico
16 7 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
16 7 (0.39%) Umbraco
17 4 (0.22%) Jupyter
18 3 (0.17%) Mule
Applications
1 13 (0.73%) SOLIDWORKS
2 8 (0.45%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.39%) Campfire
Business Applications
1 7 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (0.28%) Magento
3 4 (0.22%) Shopify
4 2 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.056%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 873 (48.77%) AWS
2 371 (20.73%) Azure
3 337 (18.83%) Serverless
4 287 (16.03%) GCP
5 214 (11.96%) AWS Lambda
6 161 (8.99%) Amazon S3
7 150 (8.38%) SaaS
8 128 (7.15%) GitHub
9 122 (6.82%) Amazon EC2
10 100 (5.59%) Amazon SQS
10 100 (5.59%) PaaS
11 84 (4.69%) Amazon ECS
11 84 (4.69%) AWS CloudFormation
12 71 (3.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 63 (3.52%) GitHub Actions
14 58 (3.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 56 (3.13%) CloudFront
16 55 (3.07%) AWS Fargate
17 52 (2.91%) OpenShift
18 48 (2.68%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 86 (4.80%) HTTP
2 36 (2.01%) Firewall
3 35 (1.96%) Internet
4 32 (1.79%) Calico
5 25 (1.40%) SSL
6 24 (1.34%) DNS
7 23 (1.28%) Broadband
8 17 (0.95%) TCP/IP
9 16 (0.89%) SNMP
9 16 (0.89%) VPN
10 15 (0.84%) BGP
10 15 (0.84%) Network Security
11 14 (0.78%) WebEx
12 13 (0.73%) DHCP
13 11 (0.61%) HTTPS
13 11 (0.61%) IPsec
13 11 (0.61%) IPv6
13 11 (0.61%) NetScaler
13 11 (0.61%) OpenVPN
14 8 (0.45%) Sourcefire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 444 (24.80%) Redis
2 422 (23.58%) PostgreSQL
3 421 (23.52%) MongoDB
4 420 (23.46%) NoSQL
5 363 (20.28%) MySQL
6 235 (13.13%) Big Data
7 164 (9.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 163 (9.11%) Hadoop
9 136 (7.60%) Relational Database
10 121 (6.76%) SQL Server
11 109 (6.09%) Apache Cassandra
12 65 (3.63%) Amazon RDS
13 44 (2.46%) MariaDB
14 41 (2.29%) BigQuery
15 33 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
16 31 (1.73%) RDBMS
17 30 (1.68%) Amazon Aurora
18 25 (1.40%) Oracle Database
19 24 (1.34%) Apache Accumulo
20 23 (1.28%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 498 (27.82%) Git (software)
2 362 (20.22%) Jenkins
3 140 (7.82%) JIRA
4 88 (4.92%) Gradle
5 72 (4.02%) GitLab
6 71 (3.97%) Maven
7 69 (3.85%) Subversion
8 63 (3.52%) Mercurial
9 56 (3.13%) Bitbucket
10 52 (2.91%) Cucumber
11 46 (2.57%) Artifactory
12 43 (2.40%) Selenium
13 39 (2.18%) Sonatype Nexus
14 38 (2.12%) Octopus Deploy
14 38 (2.12%) SonarQube
15 37 (2.07%) TeamCity
16 34 (1.90%) gulp
17 32 (1.79%) Protractor
18 30 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
19 29 (1.62%) JUnit
General
1 352 (19.66%) Finance
2 231 (12.91%) Social Skills
3 107 (5.98%) Banking
4 94 (5.25%) Marketing
5 92 (5.14%) Games
6 84 (4.69%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 73 (4.08%) Law
8 72 (4.02%) Retail
9 66 (3.69%) Legal
10 59 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
11 44 (2.46%) Financial Institution
12 33 (1.84%) Advertising
12 33 (1.84%) Telecoms
13 30 (1.68%) Publishing
14 29 (1.62%) Front Office
14 29 (1.62%) Investment Banking
15 25 (1.40%) Public Sector
16 13 (0.73%) Presentation Skills
17 11 (0.61%) Electronics
17 11 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 663 (37.04%) Developer
2 380 (21.23%) Software Engineer
3 201 (11.23%) Senior Developer
4 171 (9.55%) Full Stack Developer
5 113 (6.31%) Python Engineer
6 109 (6.09%) Java Developer
7 106 (5.92%) PHP Developer
8 94 (5.25%) Senior Software Engineer
9 84 (4.69%) Python Software Engineer
10 81 (4.53%) DevOps Engineer
11 71 (3.97%) Backend Developer
12 64 (3.58%) Python Developer
13 53 (2.96%) Data Engineer
14 49 (2.74%) Software Developer
15 45 (2.51%) Lead Developer
16 44 (2.46%) Cloud Engineer
16 44 (2.46%) Senior Full Stack Developer
17 43 (2.40%) Angular Developer
18 41 (2.29%) .NET Developer
18 41 (2.29%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 439 (24.53%) Node.js
2 396 (22.12%) React
3 376 (21.01%) Kafka
4 336 (18.77%) AngularJS
5 314 (17.54%) RabbitMQ
6 248 (13.85%) HTML
7 231 (12.91%) CSS
8 230 (12.85%) GraphQL
9 229 (12.79%) .NET
10 212 (11.84%) Spring
11 196 (10.95%) REST
12 186 (10.39%) RESTful
13 180 (10.06%) Elastic Stack
14 146 (8.16%) Spring Boot
15 142 (7.93%) Web Services
16 118 (6.59%) Vue.js
17 112 (6.26%) HTML5
18 104 (5.81%) .NET Core
19 103 (5.75%) Laravel
20 99 (5.53%) gRPC
Miscellaneous
1 230 (12.85%) User Experience
2 91 (5.08%) Algorithms
3 86 (4.80%) Self-Motivation
4 79 (4.41%) Mobile App
5 55 (3.07%) Greenfield Project
6 51 (2.85%) Cloud Native
7 47 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
8 40 (2.23%) Virtual Team
9 37 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
10 36 (2.01%) Data Centre
11 34 (1.90%) Cyberattack
11 34 (1.90%) Data Structures
12 32 (1.79%) Management Information System
13 28 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
13 28 (1.56%) Video\Live Streaming
14 27 (1.51%) Derivative
15 26 (1.45%) Market Risk
16 24 (1.34%) Equity Derivative
16 24 (1.34%) Legacy Systems
17 23 (1.28%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 313 (17.49%) Linux
2 100 (5.59%) Windows
3 67 (3.74%) Unix
4 53 (2.96%) Android
5 42 (2.35%) Apple iOS
5 42 (2.35%) CentOS
6 26 (1.45%) Windows Server
7 17 (0.95%) Mesosphere
8 13 (0.73%) Ubuntu
9 12 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.50%) Solaris
11 4 (0.22%) FreeBSD
12 3 (0.17%) Alpine Linux
13 2 (0.11%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.11%) SUSE
14 1 (0.056%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.056%) Debian
14 1 (0.056%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.056%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.056%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 800 (44.69%) Agile Software Development
2 604 (33.74%) Software Engineering
3 544 (30.39%) Microservices
4 533 (29.78%) DevOps
5 420 (23.46%) TDD
6 372 (20.78%) Full Stack Development
7 279 (15.59%) Analytics
8 263 (14.69%) Continuous Integration
9 230 (12.85%) Artificial Intelligence
10 228 (12.74%) Scrum
11 214 (11.96%) Machine Learning
12 204 (11.40%) Problem-Solving
13 201 (11.23%) Mentoring
14 178 (9.94%) Computer Science
14 178 (9.94%) Data Science
15 168 (9.39%) OO
16 148 (8.27%) SOLID
17 147 (8.21%) Open Source
17 147 (8.21%) Test Automation
18 126 (7.04%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 749 (41.84%) Python
2 636 (35.53%) JavaScript
3 630 (35.20%) Java
4 424 (23.69%) SQL
5 363 (20.28%) C#
6 299 (16.70%) TypeScript
7 279 (15.59%) Go
8 274 (15.31%) PHP
9 166 (9.27%) Ruby
10 143 (7.99%) Scala
11 133 (7.43%) Bash Shell
12 77 (4.30%) C++
13 63 (3.52%) Rust
14 51 (2.85%) ES6
15 47 (2.63%) Perl
16 40 (2.23%) PHP 7
17 39 (2.18%) Java 8
18 35 (1.96%) Groovy
19 31 (1.73%) PowerShell
20 30 (1.68%) Elm
Qualifications
1 179 (10.00%) Degree
2 110 (6.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 51 (2.85%) Security Cleared
4 32 (1.79%) OCP
4 32 (1.79%) Oracle Certification
4 32 (1.79%) SC Cleared
5 19 (1.06%) DV Cleared
6 11 (0.61%) RHCE
7 9 (0.50%) AWS Certification
7 9 (0.50%) PhD
8 7 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.28%) CCNA
10 4 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.17%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.17%) OSCE
11 3 (0.17%) OSCP
12 2 (0.11%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.11%) CRISC
12 2 (0.11%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (4.41%) QA
2 40 (2.23%) PSD2
3 36 (2.01%) SLA
4 30 (1.68%) GDPR
5 26 (1.45%) Accessibility
6 16 (0.89%) Data Quality
7 14 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (0.56%) WCAG
9 8 (0.45%) ISO 13485
10 7 (0.39%) IEC 62304
10 7 (0.39%) WAI
11 3 (0.17%) GRC
11 3 (0.17%) NIST
11 3 (0.17%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.17%) SOC 1
11 3 (0.17%) SOC 2
12 2 (0.11%) MiFID
12 2 (0.11%) PMBOK
13 1 (0.056%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 910 (50.84%) Docker
2 62 (3.46%) Virtual Machines
3 38 (2.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 24 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (1.06%) vSphere
6 18 (1.01%) Active Directory
7 12 (0.67%) iptables
7 12 (0.67%) XenApp
8 11 (0.61%) XenDesktop
9 8 (0.45%) HDFS
10 7 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.28%) Varnish
12 4 (0.22%) Ceph
12 4 (0.22%) LXC
12 4 (0.22%) NFS
13 3 (0.17%) Gluster
13 3 (0.17%) KVM
14 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
14 2 (0.11%) OpenAM
15 1 (0.056%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 699 (39.05%) Kubernetes
2 357 (19.94%) Ansible
3 288 (16.09%) Terraform
4 170 (9.50%) Kibana
5 121 (6.76%) Prometheus
5 121 (6.76%) Puppet
6 99 (5.53%) Grafana
7 97 (5.42%) Opscode Chef
8 87 (4.86%) logstash
9 35 (1.96%) ZABBIX
10 21 (1.17%) Consul
11 19 (1.06%) Icinga
12 17 (0.95%) Automic
13 15 (0.84%) Nagios
14 12 (0.67%) Hadoop YARN
14 12 (0.67%) Kustomize
14 12 (0.67%) Packer
15 11 (0.61%) Docker Swarm
16 9 (0.50%) Graphite
17 8 (0.45%) MIIS
Vendors
1 120 (6.70%) Oracle
2 110 (6.15%) Google
3 57 (3.18%) Splunk
4 50 (2.79%) Microsoft
5 38 (2.12%) Red Hat
6 32 (1.79%) VMware
7 29 (1.62%) Xamarin
8 24 (1.34%) Cisco
8 24 (1.34%) PayPal
8 24 (1.34%) Zend
9 20 (1.12%) Spotify
10 18 (1.01%) AppDynamics
10 18 (1.01%) F5
10 18 (1.01%) Instagram
10 18 (1.01%) YouTube
11 17 (0.95%) Atlassian
12 15 (0.84%) TOWER Software
13 14 (0.78%) Apple
14 12 (0.67%) SAP
14 12 (0.67%) Stackify