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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Lucene
Rank 251 232 243
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +11
Permanent jobs citing Lucene 5 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.067% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.22% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 9
Average salary £40,000 £49,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.36% +50.76%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-13.00% +25.00%
Lucene
England

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3171 3204 3475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.75% 48.25% 48.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2728 2860 3099
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Lucene
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Lucene Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Lucene
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Lucene Salary Trend in the North West

Lucene
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lucene within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 5 £40,000 -
Lucene
England

Lucene
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) VB
1 6 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) Advertising
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) NUnit
1 6 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
1 6 (100.00%) WCF
1 6 (100.00%) LINQ
1 6 (100.00%) Kanban
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 6 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (100.00%) BDD
1 6 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum-ban
1 6 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 6 (100.00%) Lucene.Net

Lucene
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) NUnit
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
1 6 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 6 (100.00%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (100.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 6 (100.00%) WCF
1 6 (100.00%) LINQ
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 6 (100.00%) Lucene.Net
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) Kanban
1 6 (100.00%) BDD
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum-ban
1 6 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) VB
1 6 (100.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft