The table below looks at the statistics for Apache Solr skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Apache Solr over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Solr
Rank 208 195 199
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Permanent jobs citing Apache Solr 5 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.095% 0.21% 0.040%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.47% 1.18% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 2
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -
Apache Solr
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1069 935 981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.27% 18.22% 19.50%
Number of salaries quoted 881 806 846
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Apache Solr
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Apache Solr across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Apache Solr Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Apache Solr
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Apache Solr across the West Midlands region.

Apache Solr Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Apache Solr
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Apache Solr within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Birmingham - 3 £42,500 -
Coventry - 2 - -
Apache Solr
England

Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Apache Solr 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 Apache Solr.

1 13 (76.47%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (70.59%) MySQL
3 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
3 10 (58.82%) MVC
3 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (47.06%) C#
4 8 (47.06%) Java
4 8 (47.06%) .NET
5 7 (41.18%) Web Services
6 6 (35.29%) J2EE
6 6 (35.29%) Linux
6 6 (35.29%) Tomcat
6 6 (35.29%) Hibernate
6 6 (35.29%) Spring
6 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
6 6 (35.29%) Spring MVC
6 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
6 6 (35.29%) Redis
6 6 (35.29%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
7 5 (29.41%) Puppet
7 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (29.41%) Python
7 5 (29.41%) Oracle
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
7 5 (29.41%) Perl
8 4 (23.53%) PHP
8 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
8 4 (23.53%) OO
8 4 (23.53%) UNIX

Apache Solr
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Apache Solr 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 Apache Solr. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (76.47%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (35.29%) Tomcat
3 3 (17.65%) NServiceBus
4 1 (5.88%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) MySQL
2 6 (35.29%) Redis
2 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
4 4 (23.53%) RDBMS
4 4 (23.53%) Couchbase
5 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
5 3 (17.65%) RavenDB
6 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (5.88%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Subversion
2 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.76%) JIRA
4 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) Java Developer
3 7 (41.18%) Senior Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Perl Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
5 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
5 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (17.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Python/Django Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Django Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Python Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (5.88%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) .NET
2 7 (41.18%) Web Services
3 6 (35.29%) J2EE
3 6 (35.29%) Hibernate
3 6 (35.29%) Spring
3 6 (35.29%) Spring MVC
3 6 (35.29%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
4 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
4 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
4 4 (23.53%) jQuery
5 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 2 (11.76%) HTML
6 2 (11.76%) CSS
6 2 (11.76%) SOAP
6 2 (11.76%) XML
6 2 (11.76%) XSD
6 2 (11.76%) DOM
6 2 (11.76%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) UNIX
3 2 (11.76%) Windows
3 2 (11.76%) Android
3 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) MVC
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
2 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
3 4 (23.53%) OO
4 3 (17.65%) SOA
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.76%) Android Development
5 2 (11.76%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
2 8 (47.06%) C#
2 8 (47.06%) Java
3 5 (29.41%) Python
3 5 (29.41%) Perl
4 4 (23.53%) PHP
4 4 (23.53%) Ruby
5 3 (17.65%) SQL
5 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
5 3 (17.65%) C
6 2 (11.76%) C++
6 2 (11.76%) Objective-C
6 2 (11.76%) Apple Swift
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) SaltStack
3 1 (5.88%) Percona