The table below looks at the statistics for Lucene skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lucene over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Lucene
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Lucene 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
Lucene
England

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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2082 2085 1975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.09% 38.61% 36.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1767 1893 1701
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Lucene
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Lucene as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Lucene Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Lucene
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Lucene Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT jobs citing Lucene also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Lucene.

1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) PHP
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) JDBC
2 5 (83.33%) Web Design
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Web Development
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (83.33%) Semantic Web
2 5 (83.33%) Apache Solr
2 5 (83.33%) SaaS
2 5 (83.33%) Linked Data
2 5 (83.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (66.67%) CSS3
3 4 (66.67%) HTML5
3 4 (66.67%) SPARQL
3 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (66.67%) Test-First Development
3 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (66.67%) Ruby
3 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
3 4 (66.67%) SOA
3 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 4 (66.67%) ODBC
3 4 (66.67%) Windows

Lucene
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (83.33%) Apache Solr
2 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Technical Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Lucene Developer
3 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) JDBC
2 4 (66.67%) CSS3
2 4 (66.67%) HTML5
2 4 (66.67%) ODBC
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Linked Data
1 5 (83.33%) Semantic Web
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Solaris
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (83.33%) Web Design
1 5 (83.33%) Web Development
2 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 4 (66.67%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) SOA
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Test-First Development
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) OOP
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) PHP
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) C
3 4 (66.67%) C++
3 4 (66.67%) Perl
3 4 (66.67%) Ruby
3 4 (66.67%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft