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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lucene over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Lucene
Rank - 206 196
Permanent jobs citing Lucene 0 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.019% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.055% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 10
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-13.00% +25.00%
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
2004 1809 1929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.58% 34.25% 40.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1755 1615 1669
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Lucene
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lucene across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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