The table below looks at the statistics for Lucene skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. 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 - - 93
Permanent jobs citing Lucene 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales - - 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
Lucene
UK

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 Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
411 593 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 32.13% 43.93% 37.90%
Number of salaries quoted 357 553 390
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,739
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Lucene
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Lucene Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Lucene
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Lucene Salary Trend in Wales

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Sitecore
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Solr
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) XAML
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Phone 8
2 2 (66.67%) Xamarin
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Phone
2 2 (66.67%) Android Development
2 2 (66.67%) iOS Development
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) C#

Lucene
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 3 (100.00%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Sitecore Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blog
1 1 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Phone 8
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Android Development
2 2 (66.67%) iOS Development
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) XAML
2 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (66.67%) Xamarin
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft