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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Lucene
Rank 702 683 637
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -46
Permanent jobs citing Lucene 191 226 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.47% 0.51% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 168 147 215
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%

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
40912 43930 42331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.36% 38.28% 39.85%
Number of salaries quoted 34970 36925 36603
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 28 August 2015 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 28 August 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
England -17 188 £55,000 +15.78% 31
London -17 126 £62,500 +19.04% 14
City of London +37 24 £75,000 +87.50% 4
South East -1 23 £55,000 +23.59% 8
North West +10 13 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Manchester - 13 £45,000 - 1
East of England +7 10 £50,000 +17.64% 3
East Sussex - 10 £55,000 -
Brighton - 10 £55,000 -
Surrey -11 9 £70,000 +57.30% 7
South West -18 9 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Rochdale - 8 £45,000 - 1
Yorkshire +16 6 £42,000 - 1
Devon - 6 £45,000 -
Exeter - 6 £45,000 -
South Yorkshire - 6 £42,000 -
Sheffield - 6 £42,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £57,500 -
Staines - 5 £70,000 - 2
Hertfordshire - 5 £57,500 -
Berkshire +10 4 £51,250 +2.50%
Guildford -13 4 £52,500 +16.66% 5
Wales 0 3 £32,500 - 1
South Wales -7 3 £32,500 - 1
Cardiff -10 3 £32,500 - 1
Bristol -21 3 £60,000 +41.17%
Norfolk - 3 £37,500 - 1
Norwich - 3 £37,500 - 1
Cambridge +15 2 £41,250 -2.94% 2
Cambridgeshire +13 2 £41,250 -2.94% 2

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 265 (69.55%) Java
2 244 (64.04%) Apache Solr
3 240 (62.99%) Agile Software Development
4 155 (40.68%) Elasticsearch
5 152 (39.90%) Spring
6 143 (37.53%) JavaScript
7 140 (36.75%) TDD
8 124 (32.55%) NoSQL
9 116 (30.45%) SQL Server
10 115 (30.18%) Linux
10 115 (30.18%) MVC
11 111 (29.13%) Scrum
12 106 (27.82%) C#
13 103 (27.03%) Big Data
14 102 (26.77%) .NET
15 95 (24.93%) MongoDB
16 93 (24.41%) Git (software)
17 92 (24.15%) Hadoop
18 90 (23.62%) Amazon AWS
19 89 (23.36%) Open Source
20 88 (23.10%) MySQL
21 85 (22.31%) HTML
21 85 (22.31%) OO
22 83 (21.78%) SQL
23 80 (21.00%) REST
24 78 (20.47%) Tomcat
25 77 (20.21%) J2EE
25 77 (20.21%) Node.js
26 75 (19.69%) Hibernate
27 72 (18.90%) Web Services

Lucene
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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
1 244 (64.04%) Apache Solr
2 155 (40.68%) Elasticsearch
3 78 (20.47%) Tomcat
4 77 (20.21%) Node.js
5 61 (16.01%) Apache
6 37 (9.71%) nginx
7 36 (9.45%) IIS
8 33 (8.66%) Apache Spark
9 24 (6.30%) JBoss
10 20 (5.25%) CMS
11 15 (3.94%) Mule
12 14 (3.67%) WebSphere
13 12 (3.15%) Oracle Coherence
14 10 (2.62%) Drupal
14 10 (2.62%) WebLogic
14 10 (2.62%) Liferay
15 9 (2.36%) Jetty
16 7 (1.84%) GlassFish
17 5 (1.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 4 (1.05%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (1.31%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.79%) SPSS
3 1 (0.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.57%) Fredhopper
2 2 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.26%) Magento
3 1 (0.26%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 90 (23.62%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (9.97%) GitHub
3 25 (6.56%) SaaS
4 21 (5.51%) Amazon EC2
5 20 (5.25%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (1.31%) Amazon CloudSearch
7 3 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.67%) HTTP
2 11 (2.89%) SAN
3 10 (2.62%) Internet
4 2 (0.52%) Firewall
4 2 (0.52%) LDAP
4 2 (0.52%) SMTP
5 1 (0.26%) Intranet
5 1 (0.26%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (32.55%) NoSQL
2 116 (30.45%) SQL Server
3 103 (27.03%) Big Data
4 95 (24.93%) MongoDB
5 92 (24.15%) Hadoop
6 88 (23.10%) MySQL
7 46 (12.07%) Relational Database
8 36 (9.45%) MarkLogic
9 27 (7.09%) Redis
10 22 (5.77%) Apache Cassandra
10 22 (5.77%) HBase
11 19 (4.99%) RDBMS
12 15 (3.94%) Couchbase
13 13 (3.41%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (2.89%) Triplestore
15 9 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (2.36%) Mahout
16 7 (1.84%) Apache Hive
16 7 (1.84%) Data Mining
16 7 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 93 (24.41%) Git (software)
2 69 (18.11%) Selenium
3 59 (15.49%) Maven
4 55 (14.44%) NUnit
5 52 (13.65%) JUnit
6 51 (13.39%) Cucumber
7 49 (12.86%) Rhino Mocks
8 41 (10.76%) Jenkins
9 27 (7.09%) TeamCity
9 27 (7.09%) Mockito
10 26 (6.82%) Jasmine
10 26 (6.82%) PhantomJS
11 22 (5.77%) Eclipse
12 13 (3.41%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 12 (3.15%) Subversion
14 9 (2.36%) YourKit
15 8 (2.10%) IntelliJ
16 7 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
17 6 (1.57%) CruiseControl
18 5 (1.31%) Gradle
General
1 68 (17.85%) Publishing
2 47 (12.34%) Finance
3 36 (9.45%) Automotive
4 32 (8.40%) Advertising
5 20 (5.25%) Telecoms
6 17 (4.46%) Marketing
7 12 (3.15%) Retail
8 9 (2.36%) Games
9 8 (2.10%) Banking
10 3 (0.79%) Law
11 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.52%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.52%) Electronics
12 1 (0.26%) Front Office
12 1 (0.26%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 254 (66.67%) Developer
2 143 (37.53%) Java Developer
3 95 (24.93%) Senior Developer
4 62 (16.27%) .NET Developer
5 50 (13.12%) Senior Java Developer
6 36 (9.45%) Architect
7 32 (8.40%) Senior .NET Developer
8 21 (5.51%) Administrator
9 20 (5.25%) Java Architect
10 17 (4.46%) Technical Leader
10 17 (4.46%) Analyst
10 17 (4.46%) Agile .NET Developer
11 16 (4.20%) Systems Administrator
12 15 (3.94%) Data Analyst
13 14 (3.67%) Lead Developer
13 14 (3.67%) Software Engineer
13 14 (3.67%) Linux Administrator
13 14 (3.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 14 (3.67%) Java Engineer
14 12 (3.15%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (39.90%) Spring
2 102 (26.77%) .NET
3 85 (22.31%) HTML
4 80 (21.00%) REST
5 77 (20.21%) J2EE
6 75 (19.69%) Hibernate
7 72 (18.90%) Web Services
8 67 (17.59%) jQuery
9 62 (16.27%) ASP.NET
9 62 (16.27%) CSS
10 57 (14.96%) AngularJS
11 51 (13.39%) ASP.NET MVC
12 50 (13.12%) NHibernate
13 47 (12.34%) XML
14 42 (11.02%) RabbitMQ
14 42 (11.02%) Guice
15 39 (10.24%) HTML5
16 36 (9.45%) Spring MVC
16 36 (9.45%) WCF
17 28 (7.35%) Lucene.Net
Miscellaneous
1 49 (12.86%) Inversion of Control
2 36 (9.45%) Blackberry
2 36 (9.45%) BBC
3 24 (6.30%) Computer Science
4 21 (5.51%) Semantic Web
5 20 (5.25%) User Experience
6 19 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (4.99%) Algorithms
7 15 (3.94%) Mobile App
8 11 (2.89%) Statistics
8 11 (2.89%) Taxonomies
8 11 (2.89%) Data Centre
9 9 (2.36%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.57%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.31%) Replication
12 4 (1.05%) Social Media
13 2 (0.52%) Blog
13 2 (0.52%) Ontologies
13 2 (0.52%) DTV
13 2 (0.52%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 115 (30.18%) Linux
2 63 (16.54%) Windows
3 26 (6.82%) Debian
4 23 (6.04%) UNIX
5 10 (2.62%) Apple iOS
6 8 (2.10%) Mac OS X
6 8 (2.10%) Android
7 6 (1.57%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.79%) CentOS
8 3 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (62.99%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (36.75%) TDD
3 115 (30.18%) MVC
4 111 (29.13%) Scrum
5 89 (23.36%) Open Source
6 85 (22.31%) OO
7 71 (18.64%) BDD
8 66 (17.32%) E-Commerce
9 64 (16.80%) Software Engineering
10 55 (14.44%) DevOps
11 46 (12.07%) Multithreading
12 43 (11.29%) Pair Programming
13 41 (10.76%) Mentoring
14 40 (10.50%) Business Intelligence
15 39 (10.24%) Content Management
16 38 (9.97%) Continuous Delivery
16 38 (9.97%) Continuous Improvement
17 36 (9.45%) Refactoring
18 35 (9.19%) SOA
19 32 (8.40%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 265 (69.55%) Java
2 143 (37.53%) JavaScript
3 106 (27.82%) C#
4 83 (21.78%) SQL
5 46 (12.07%) Ruby
6 44 (11.55%) Scala
7 32 (8.40%) Python
8 30 (7.87%) PHP
9 18 (4.72%) Shell Script
10 17 (4.46%) Perl
11 15 (3.94%) XPath
11 15 (3.94%) XQuery
12 12 (3.15%) Bash Shell
13 10 (2.62%) C
13 10 (2.62%) T-SQL
14 8 (2.10%) C++
15 7 (1.84%) PowerShell
16 6 (1.57%) TypeScript
17 4 (1.05%) SPARQL
18 3 (0.79%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 32 (8.40%) Degree
2 6 (1.57%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.05%) PhD
4 2 (0.52%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.26%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.62%) QA
System Software
1 10 (2.62%) Varnish
2 6 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.79%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.79%) vSphere
4 2 (0.52%) Docker
4 2 (0.52%) oVirt
4 2 (0.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (5.51%) Puppet
2 5 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.52%) Ansible
3 2 (0.52%) logstash
3 2 (0.52%) Salt
3 2 (0.52%) Kibana
4 1 (0.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 56 (14.70%) Oracle
2 40 (10.50%) hybris
3 37 (9.71%) Microsoft
4 20 (5.25%) Endeca
5 12 (3.15%) TIBCO
6 11 (2.89%) ATG
7 10 (2.62%) Demandware
8 8 (2.10%) HP
8 8 (2.10%) Adobe
9 7 (1.84%) Atlassian
10 6 (1.57%) VMware
10 6 (1.57%) Intershop
11 5 (1.31%) Sitecore
12 4 (1.05%) Informatica
12 4 (1.05%) IBM
12 4 (1.05%) Talend
13 3 (0.79%) Xamarin
13 3 (0.79%) SaltStack
13 3 (0.79%) SAP
13 3 (0.79%) Splunk
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45K - 65K+ & an Outstanding Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45k - £70k plus excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000-£50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £55,000 + & an Outstanding Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £85k + options + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 75,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + Salary or Stock options
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35 000 to £65 000 basic (+ seriously good package!!!)
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago