The table below looks at the statistics for Lucene skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lucene over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Lucene
Rank 216 191 192
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +1
Permanent jobs citing Lucene 4 30 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.068% 0.54% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 1.63% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2 29 40
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
Lucene
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1471 1842 2195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.83% 33.24% 39.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1210 1642 1938
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Lucene
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lucene across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Lucene Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Lucene
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lucene across the Berkshire region.

Lucene Salary Trend in Berkshire

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Lucene also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Lucene.

1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Computer Science
1 6 (85.71%) Analytics
2 4 (57.14%) Xamarin
2 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
2 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 4 (57.14%) Big Data
2 4 (57.14%) WCF
2 4 (57.14%) WPF
2 4 (57.14%) jQuery
2 4 (57.14%) Web Development
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) JIRA
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) MCTS
2 4 (57.14%) TeamCity
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (57.14%) SaaS
2 4 (57.14%) Social Media
2 4 (57.14%) Subversion
2 4 (57.14%) Text Mining
2 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET

Lucene
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Lucene also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Lucene. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (14.29%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) Data Mining
2 4 (57.14%) Text Mining
2 4 (57.14%) Big Data
2 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
1 4 (57.14%) Subversion
1 4 (57.14%) JIRA
1 4 (57.14%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) .NET Developer
1 4 (57.14%) C# Developer
1 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 4 (57.14%) C# .NET Developer
1 4 (57.14%) WPF Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Sales Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
1 4 (57.14%) WCF
1 4 (57.14%) WPF
1 4 (57.14%) jQuery
1 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Computer Science
2 4 (57.14%) Social Media
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Analytics
2 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) Web Development
2 4 (57.14%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) CRM
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Network Management
3 2 (28.57%) SIEM
4 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (57.14%) MCTS
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (28.57%) GPG13
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) Xamarin
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) F5