The table below looks at the statistics for Lucene skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lucene over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Lucene
Rank 73 78 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing Lucene 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.16% 0.26% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.57% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £65,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -2.70%
Lucene
Oxfordshire

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 Oxford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
297 351 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 48.29% 46.49% 50.66%
Number of salaries quoted 273 296 419
Average salary £49,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Lucene
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Lucene Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Lucene
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Lucene Salary Trend in Oxford

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) Ruby
1 7 (100.00%) Apache Solr
2 6 (85.71%) Data Protection
2 6 (85.71%) Ruby on Rails
2 6 (85.71%) XML
2 6 (85.71%) MySQL
2 6 (85.71%) RDF
2 6 (85.71%) BDD
2 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) nginx
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (14.29%) Scala
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) Jetty
3 1 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) Maven
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Apache
3 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) C++

Lucene
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 7 (100.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (14.29%) Jetty
2 1 (14.29%) nginx
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Gradle
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) Ruby Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Ruby Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) AWS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (14.29%) MongoDB Developer
3 1 (14.29%) NoSQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Ruby on Rails
1 6 (85.71%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) BDD
2 6 (85.71%) Data Protection
2 6 (85.71%) RDF
2 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Build Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Scala