The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Solr
Rank 184 197 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing Apache Solr 13 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.26% 0.100% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.60% 0.49% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 0
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
810 1022 871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.38% 20.40% 18.60%
Number of salaries quoted 707 882 763
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Apache Solr
England

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +3 1 £35,000 -46.15%
Apache Solr
England

Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 14 (93.33%) UNIX
1 14 (93.33%) Linux
1 14 (93.33%) Tomcat
2 13 (86.67%) Java
3 10 (66.67%) Shell Script
4 9 (60.00%) Scrum
4 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (60.00%) Software Testing
4 9 (60.00%) Technical Architecture
4 9 (60.00%) JSON
4 9 (60.00%) Grails
4 9 (60.00%) Groovy
4 9 (60.00%) J2EE
4 9 (60.00%) Oracle
4 9 (60.00%) CSS
4 9 (60.00%) SOAP
4 9 (60.00%) XML
4 9 (60.00%) XSD
4 9 (60.00%) DOM
4 9 (60.00%) CRM
4 9 (60.00%) HTML
4 9 (60.00%) B2B
4 9 (60.00%) B2C
4 9 (60.00%) SAX
4 9 (60.00%) RESTful
4 9 (60.00%) Social Media
4 9 (60.00%) REST
4 9 (60.00%) Oracle Database
5 6 (40.00%) Windows
5 6 (40.00%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 14 (93.33%) Tomcat
2 5 (33.33%) Apache
3 4 (26.67%) nginx
4 2 (13.33%) IIS
5 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (6.67%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (26.67%) SAN
2 4 (26.67%) Network Security
2 4 (26.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) IPv6
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) VoIP
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) HTTP
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (33.33%) MySQL
4 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (6.67%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) FogBugz
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
1 9 (60.00%) Java Developer
1 9 (60.00%) J2EE Developer
1 9 (60.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (33.33%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Network Technician
3 1 (6.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) JSON
1 9 (60.00%) Grails
1 9 (60.00%) J2EE
1 9 (60.00%) CSS
1 9 (60.00%) SOAP
1 9 (60.00%) XML
1 9 (60.00%) XSD
1 9 (60.00%) DOM
1 9 (60.00%) HTML
1 9 (60.00%) SAX
1 9 (60.00%) RESTful
1 9 (60.00%) REST
2 4 (26.67%) LAMP
3 1 (6.67%) MSMQ
3 1 (6.67%) Sphinx
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Social Media
2 4 (26.67%) Replication
3 1 (6.67%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) UNIX
1 14 (93.33%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) Debian
4 4 (26.67%) CentOS
4 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (26.67%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Scrum
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (60.00%) Software Testing
1 9 (60.00%) Technical Architecture
1 9 (60.00%) CRM
1 9 (60.00%) B2B
1 9 (60.00%) B2C
2 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) Java
2 10 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 9 (60.00%) Groovy
4 5 (33.33%) PHP
5 4 (26.67%) Python
5 4 (26.67%) SQL
5 4 (26.67%) Perl
6 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CCNA
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (26.67%) Varnish
2 4 (26.67%) Postfix
2 4 (26.67%) Sendmail
3 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Nagios
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 4 (26.67%) Sun
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) Dell
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix