The table below looks at the statistics for Lucene skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lucene over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Lucene
Rank 424 400 384
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -16
Permanent jobs citing Lucene 27 52 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.22% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.56% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 26 41 52
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7992 9297 8519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 37.08% 38.75% 37.95%
Number of salaries quoted 6933 7959 7576
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Lucene
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Lucene Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Lucene
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Lucene Salary Trend in the South East

Lucene
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lucene across the South East region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Lucene Salary Histogram in the South East

Lucene
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lucene within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. 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
Surrey -13 13 £45,000 -10.00% 1
East Sussex -7 7 £41,000 -3.52%
Hampshire -5 4 £52,500 -4.54%
Oxfordshire - 2 £50,000 -
Berkshire +1 1 £55,000 -29.03% 1
Kent - 1 £27,500 - 1
Lucene
England

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 45 (84.91%) Java
2 38 (71.70%) Spring
3 31 (58.49%) MySQL
4 30 (56.60%) Linux
5 29 (54.72%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (49.06%) JavaScript
7 22 (41.51%) SQL
8 19 (35.85%) HTML
8 19 (35.85%) CSS
8 19 (35.85%) jQuery
9 18 (33.96%) Git (software)
9 18 (33.96%) Apache Solr
9 18 (33.96%) XML
9 18 (33.96%) Tomcat
10 16 (30.19%) Oracle
11 15 (28.30%) Hibernate
11 15 (28.30%) Scrum
11 15 (28.30%) Hadoop
11 15 (28.30%) Degree
12 14 (26.42%) Subversion
12 14 (26.42%) PostgreSQL
12 14 (26.42%) Telecoms
12 14 (26.42%) SQL Server
13 12 (22.64%) OO
13 12 (22.64%) Software Engineering
13 12 (22.64%) Grails
13 12 (22.64%) ZK
13 12 (22.64%) Amazon EC2
13 12 (22.64%) Amazon AWS
13 12 (22.64%) Open Source

Lucene
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 18 (33.96%) Tomcat
1 18 (33.96%) Apache Solr
2 7 (13.21%) Jetty
2 7 (13.21%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (7.55%) Confluence
4 1 (1.89%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (22.64%) Amazon EC2
1 12 (22.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) HTTP
1 7 (13.21%) SAN
2 2 (3.77%) Firewall
2 2 (3.77%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (58.49%) MySQL
2 15 (28.30%) Hadoop
3 14 (26.42%) SQL Server
3 14 (26.42%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (13.21%) SQLite
4 7 (13.21%) Big Data
4 7 (13.21%) MarkLogic
4 7 (13.21%) BaseX
5 4 (7.55%) Apache Accumulo
6 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 18 (33.96%) Git (software)
2 14 (26.42%) Subversion
3 11 (20.75%) Maven
4 10 (18.87%) Eclipse
5 5 (9.43%) NUnit
5 5 (9.43%) Rhino Mocks
5 5 (9.43%) Cucumber
5 5 (9.43%) Selenium
6 4 (7.55%) Ant
6 4 (7.55%) Jenkins
6 4 (7.55%) JIRA
7 3 (5.66%) YourKit
General
1 14 (26.42%) Telecoms
2 7 (13.21%) Publishing
3 5 (9.43%) Finance
3 5 (9.43%) Advertising
4 2 (3.77%) Retail
5 1 (1.89%) Marketing
5 1 (1.89%) Electronics
5 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (73.58%) Developer
2 31 (58.49%) Java Developer
3 8 (15.09%) Software Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Senior Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Team Leader
6 3 (5.66%) Perl Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Java Team Leader
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Perl Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Lead Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Pre Sales Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Hybris Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Data Scientist
8 1 (1.89%) Architect
8 1 (1.89%) Technical Architect
8 1 (1.89%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (71.70%) Spring
2 19 (35.85%) jQuery
2 19 (35.85%) HTML
2 19 (35.85%) CSS
3 18 (33.96%) XML
4 15 (28.30%) Hibernate
5 12 (22.64%) Grails
5 12 (22.64%) ZK
6 10 (18.87%) Servlets
7 9 (16.98%) J2EE
8 8 (15.09%) Spring Integration
9 7 (13.21%) JPA
9 7 (13.21%) Tapestry
9 7 (13.21%) XSLT
9 7 (13.21%) J2SE
9 7 (13.21%) Web Services
9 7 (13.21%) Cocoon
10 6 (11.32%) Kafka
11 5 (9.43%) Lucene.Net
11 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Open Source
2 11 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (13.21%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.89%) DTV
5 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 30 (56.60%) Linux
2 7 (13.21%) UNIX
3 3 (5.66%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (54.72%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.30%) Scrum
3 12 (22.64%) Software Engineering
3 12 (22.64%) OO
4 10 (18.87%) MVC
5 7 (13.21%) Data Modelling
5 7 (13.21%) Web Development
5 7 (13.21%) Multithreading
5 7 (13.21%) Cyber Security
6 6 (11.32%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (9.43%) BDD
7 5 (9.43%) Scrum-ban
7 5 (9.43%) Web Application Development
7 5 (9.43%) Kanban
7 5 (9.43%) Information Security
7 5 (9.43%) TDD
8 4 (7.55%) E-Commerce
8 4 (7.55%) Waterfall
9 3 (5.66%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 45 (84.91%) Java
2 26 (49.06%) JavaScript
3 22 (41.51%) SQL
4 7 (13.21%) ActionScript
4 7 (13.21%) Python
4 7 (13.21%) XQuery
4 7 (13.21%) XPath
5 5 (9.43%) VB
5 5 (9.43%) VB.NET
5 5 (9.43%) C#
6 3 (5.66%) Perl
7 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (28.30%) Degree
2 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) PhD
3 2 (3.77%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.77%) GPG13
1 2 (3.77%) FISMA
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (30.19%) Oracle
2 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.55%) hybris
4 1 (1.89%) SAP
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