The table below looks at the statistics for Lucene skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lucene over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Lucene
Rank 691 633 588
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -45
Permanent jobs citing Lucene 224 246 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.23% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.52% 0.58% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 127 227 326
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,200 £40,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
42806 42513 47184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.58% 39.74% 40.32%
Number of salaries quoted 36049 36894 41355
Average salary £42,500 £40,680 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% +1.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Lucene
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Lucene Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lucene
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lucene within the UK.

Lucene Salary Trend in the UK

Lucene
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lucene over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 within the UK.

Lucene Salary Histogram in the UK

Lucene
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lucene within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 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
England -81 205 £47,500 -6.40% 24
London -31 153 £50,000 -13.04% 15
South East -25 37 £49,500 -1.00% 4
Surrey - 23 £48,500 - 4
Guildford - 19 £49,750 - 3
City of London +23 17 £37,500 -30.55% 6
Scotland +2 15 £42,000 -6.66%
Edinburgh - 10 £42,000 -
Buckinghamshire +11 8 £52,500 +5.00%
High Wycombe 0 8 £52,500 +23.52%
South West -16 8 £42,500 - 5
Bristol -3 5 £42,500 - 1
North West -13 5 £40,000 -18.36%
Cheshire - 5 £40,000 -
Macclesfield - 5 £40,000 -
Glasgow -4 3 £42,000 -6.66%
Oxfordshire -11 3 £35,000 -30.00%
Berkshire -35 3 £50,000 -9.09%
Exeter - 3 £45,000 - 1
Devon - 3 £45,000 - 2
Wallingford - 2 £35,000 -
Nottinghamshire -1 1 - -
Nottingham -2 1 - -
East Midlands -15 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 £50,000 -
Staines - 1 £47,500 -
County Antrim - 1 £50,000 -
Belfast - 1 £50,000 -

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 276 (64.94%) JavaScript
2 243 (57.18%) MVC
3 239 (56.24%) Agile Software Development
4 235 (55.29%) HTML
5 227 (53.41%) Java
6 218 (51.29%) Apache Solr
7 214 (50.35%) CSS
8 200 (47.06%) SQL Server
9 195 (45.88%) SQL
10 187 (44.00%) C#
11 179 (42.12%) MySQL
12 176 (41.41%) Linux
13 171 (40.24%) Hibernate
14 159 (37.41%) .NET
15 157 (36.94%) ASP.NET
15 157 (36.94%) jQuery
16 152 (35.76%) Spring
17 136 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC
18 135 (31.76%) Web Services
19 127 (29.88%) Oracle
20 124 (29.18%) REST
21 122 (28.71%) Windows
22 112 (26.35%) OO
23 107 (25.18%) XML
24 106 (24.94%) Microsoft
25 104 (24.47%) NUnit
26 100 (23.53%) Rhino Mocks
27 96 (22.59%) J2EE
28 95 (22.35%) TeamCity
29 94 (22.12%) TDD

Lucene
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 218 (51.29%) Apache Solr
2 83 (19.53%) IIS
3 81 (19.06%) nginx
4 54 (12.71%) Apache
5 38 (8.94%) CMS
6 34 (8.00%) Node.js
7 26 (6.12%) Adobe CQ
8 25 (5.88%) SharePoint
9 24 (5.65%) Tomcat
9 24 (5.65%) Elasticsearch
9 24 (5.65%) Sitecore CMS
10 14 (3.29%) WebSphere
11 12 (2.82%) Commerce Server
12 11 (2.59%) WebLogic
12 11 (2.59%) GlassFish
13 7 (1.65%) Alfresco
14 4 (0.94%) Apache Pig
15 2 (0.47%) Umbraco
15 2 (0.47%) WordPress
15 2 (0.47%) Liferay
Applications
1 46 (10.82%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.88%) Mingle
3 2 (0.47%) MS Office
4 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 91 (21.41%) GitHub
2 67 (15.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 59 (13.88%) Amazon AWS
4 54 (12.71%) Trello
5 10 (2.35%) SaaS
6 6 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.24%) Heroku
7 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 82 (19.29%) HTTP
2 61 (14.35%) SAN
3 23 (5.41%) SMTP
4 14 (3.29%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.47%) Internet
5 2 (0.47%) Firewall
5 2 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.24%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.24%) VoIP
6 1 (0.24%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 179 (42.12%) MySQL
3 90 (21.18%) Hadoop
4 70 (16.47%) MongoDB
5 54 (12.71%) RavenDB
6 49 (11.53%) Big Data
6 49 (11.53%) Relational Database
7 40 (9.41%) RDBMS
8 37 (8.71%) NoSQL
9 26 (6.12%) Data Mining
10 24 (5.65%) Jackrabbit
11 16 (3.76%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (2.35%) Apache Hive
12 10 (2.35%) Oracle Database
13 8 (1.88%) Azure SQL Database
14 7 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
15 6 (1.41%) HBase
15 6 (1.41%) Riak
16 5 (1.18%) Apache Accumulo
16 5 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 104 (24.47%) NUnit
2 100 (23.53%) Rhino Mocks
3 95 (22.35%) TeamCity
4 85 (20.00%) Maven
5 76 (17.88%) Eclipse
6 64 (15.06%) ReSharper
7 57 (13.41%) Git (software)
8 54 (12.71%) dotTrace
8 54 (12.71%) YouTrack
8 54 (12.71%) Octopus Deploy
8 54 (12.71%) YourKit
9 51 (12.00%) Selenium
10 46 (10.82%) Cucumber
11 37 (8.71%) JUnit
12 35 (8.24%) Subversion
13 27 (6.35%) Jasmine
13 27 (6.35%) PhantomJS
14 23 (5.41%) Log4j
15 17 (4.00%) Visual Studio
16 13 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 69 (16.24%) Publishing
2 54 (12.71%) French Language
3 38 (8.94%) Finance
4 15 (3.53%) Games
5 14 (3.29%) Advertising
6 13 (3.06%) Music Industry
7 12 (2.82%) Retail
8 10 (2.35%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.65%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.41%) Law
11 5 (1.18%) Marketing
12 4 (0.94%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.94%) Electronics
13 3 (0.71%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.47%) Banking
15 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.24%) Front Office
15 1 (0.24%) Back Office
15 1 (0.24%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 361 (84.94%) Developer
2 165 (38.82%) Java Developer
3 91 (21.41%) Senior Developer
4 75 (17.65%) .NET Developer
5 27 (6.35%) Senior .NET Developer
6 24 (5.65%) Software Developer
7 22 (5.18%) DBA
8 21 (4.94%) J2EE Developer
8 21 (4.94%) Sitecore Developer
9 19 (4.47%) Software Engineer
9 19 (4.47%) Consultant
9 19 (4.47%) Senior Java Developer
10 17 (4.00%) UI Programmer
10 17 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 17 (4.00%) UI Developer
11 16 (3.76%) C# .NET Developer
11 16 (3.76%) C# Developer
12 14 (3.29%) Java Software Engineer
12 14 (3.29%) SQL DBA
12 14 (3.29%) Development DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 235 (55.29%) HTML
2 214 (50.35%) CSS
3 171 (40.24%) Hibernate
4 159 (37.41%) .NET
5 157 (36.94%) ASP.NET
5 157 (36.94%) jQuery
6 152 (35.76%) Spring
7 136 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 135 (31.76%) Web Services
9 124 (29.18%) REST
10 107 (25.18%) XML
11 96 (22.59%) J2EE
12 87 (20.47%) AngularJS
13 84 (19.76%) Spring MVC
14 80 (18.82%) WCF
15 67 (15.76%) Spring Integration
16 63 (14.82%) Castle Windsor
16 63 (14.82%) NHibernate
17 55 (12.94%) Sass
18 43 (10.12%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 76 (17.88%) Open Source
2 45 (10.59%) Computer Science
3 43 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (7.29%) Digital Media
5 23 (5.41%) Client/Server
6 21 (4.94%) Management Information System
7 16 (3.76%) BBC
7 16 (3.76%) Mathematics
8 15 (3.53%) Replication
8 15 (3.53%) Data Structures
8 15 (3.53%) Visualisation
9 13 (3.06%) Blackberry
10 11 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.65%) Social Media
12 5 (1.18%) Blog
13 4 (0.94%) DTV
14 3 (0.71%) Ontologies
14 3 (0.71%) Algorithms
15 2 (0.47%) W3C
15 2 (0.47%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 176 (41.41%) Linux
2 122 (28.71%) Windows
3 53 (12.47%) UNIX
4 29 (6.82%) Apple iOS
5 28 (6.59%) Debian
6 26 (6.12%) Android
7 6 (1.41%) AIX
7 6 (1.41%) Mac OS X
7 6 (1.41%) MVS
8 3 (0.71%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.47%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.47%) Windows Phone 8
9 2 (0.47%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.24%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (57.18%) MVC
2 239 (56.24%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (26.35%) OO
4 94 (22.12%) TDD
5 87 (20.47%) E-Commerce
6 85 (20.00%) Multithreading
7 77 (18.12%) Performance Tuning
8 72 (16.94%) Continuous Integration
9 60 (14.12%) BDD
10 59 (13.88%) UML
11 55 (12.94%) DevOps
12 53 (12.47%) Continuous Improvement
13 39 (9.18%) Pair Programming
14 38 (8.94%) Web Development
15 37 (8.71%) Refactoring
15 37 (8.71%) Cyber Security
16 34 (8.00%) Scrum
16 34 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
17 33 (7.76%) Software Engineering
18 32 (7.53%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 276 (64.94%) JavaScript
2 227 (53.41%) Java
3 195 (45.88%) SQL
4 187 (44.00%) C#
5 78 (18.35%) T-SQL
6 72 (16.94%) Ruby
7 37 (8.71%) Python
8 32 (7.53%) PHP
9 30 (7.06%) C++
10 28 (6.59%) Perl
11 27 (6.35%) Groovy
12 23 (5.41%) ECMAScript
13 12 (2.82%) PL/SQL
14 11 (2.59%) Scala
15 10 (2.35%) Bash Shell
16 7 (1.65%) C
17 6 (1.41%) VB
17 6 (1.41%) VB.NET
18 5 (1.18%) ActionScript
19 3 (0.71%) XAML
Qualifications
1 65 (15.29%) Degree
2 19 (4.47%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.53%) PhD
4 13 (3.06%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.65%) Sun Certification
6 6 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.94%) MCTS
8 2 (0.47%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.41%) QA
2 2 (0.47%) GPG13
2 2 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (0.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.47%) Puppet
1 2 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.24%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.24%) Nagios
2 1 (0.24%) Cacti
2 1 (0.24%) Munin
Vendors
1 127 (29.88%) Oracle
2 106 (24.94%) Microsoft
3 56 (13.18%) Rackspace
4 36 (8.47%) Adobe
5 28 (6.59%) Sitecore
6 18 (4.24%) JBoss
7 13 (3.06%) HP
7 13 (3.06%) Sony
7 13 (3.06%) Toshiba
7 13 (3.06%) Google
8 12 (2.82%) Telerik
9 7 (1.65%) Sun
10 6 (1.41%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.41%) Xamarin
11 4 (0.94%) Twitter
11 4 (0.94%) SAP
12 3 (0.71%) Apple
13 2 (0.47%) hybris
14 1 (0.24%) Akamai
14 1 (0.24%) F5
Guildford
Hudson - London
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 10 hours ago
Surrey
People Source
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum + Remote/Flexible Working + Stock Options
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £34000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus / medical /pension
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £34000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus / medical /pension
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £80000 per annum + Good bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol Area
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 to £50000 per annum - Bonus, High Pension, Health, More
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum - Benefits + Options
Posted: 4 days ago
London
tcpl
Salary: Attractive Basic
Posted: 4 days ago
London
tcpl
Salary: Attractive Basic
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Unlimited Holiday, Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonuses + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £115000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
7digital
Salary: Attractive Basic + Share Options + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Whimple, Devon
TechnoRecruit
Salary: Plus remote working+flexible hours+share options
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago