The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Lucene skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Lucene over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Lucene
England / North West
Rank 248 236 237
Rank change year-on-year -12 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Lucene 6 2 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.098% 0.035% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.094% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 13
Median salary £46,750 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.47% -3.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +50.00% -11.11%  

Lucene is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2709 2121 2598
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 44.07% 37.32% 39.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2312 1833 2203
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Lucene
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Lucene as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Lucene in the North West

Lucene
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Lucene in the North West

Lucene
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lucene within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -17 4 £51,250 +17.81%
Cheshire - 2 £43,500 -
Lucene
England

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 North West region with a requirement for Lucene.

1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (84.62%) TDD
2 11 (84.62%) Android
2 11 (84.62%) Apple iOS
2 11 (84.62%) AngularJS
3 10 (76.92%) Apache Solr
3 10 (76.92%) Tomcat
3 10 (76.92%) JBoss
3 10 (76.92%) Java
4 8 (61.54%) Perl
4 8 (61.54%) MySQL
4 8 (61.54%) Oracle
4 8 (61.54%) RUP
4 8 (61.54%) UML
4 8 (61.54%) OO
4 8 (61.54%) WebLogic
4 8 (61.54%) DSDM
4 8 (61.54%) Python
4 8 (61.54%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (61.54%) Scrum
4 8 (61.54%) Hadoop
4 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (61.54%) Jetty
4 8 (61.54%) Multithreading
4 8 (61.54%) Kanban
4 8 (61.54%) Banking
4 8 (61.54%) Retail
4 8 (61.54%) WebSphere

Lucene
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 10 (76.92%) Apache Solr
1 10 (76.92%) JBoss
1 10 (76.92%) Tomcat
2 8 (61.54%) Apache Spark
2 8 (61.54%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (61.54%) Jetty
2 8 (61.54%) OpenStack
2 8 (61.54%) WebLogic
2 8 (61.54%) WebSphere
3 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (61.54%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (61.54%) Big Data
2 8 (61.54%) Couchbase
2 8 (61.54%) Hadoop
2 8 (61.54%) MongoDB
2 8 (61.54%) MySQL
2 8 (61.54%) NoSQL
2 8 (61.54%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (61.54%) Redis
2 8 (61.54%) Riak
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (61.54%) Banking
1 8 (61.54%) Retail
2 3 (23.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Software Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Software Developer
4 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Java Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) AngularJS
2 8 (61.54%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (61.54%) React
3 3 (23.08%) .NET
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (23.08%) CSS
3 3 (23.08%) HTML
3 3 (23.08%) PhoneGap
4 2 (15.38%) J2EE
4 2 (15.38%) REST
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Android
1 11 (84.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) TDD
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Coaching
2 8 (61.54%) Concurrent Programming
2 8 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (61.54%) DSDM
2 8 (61.54%) Kanban
2 8 (61.54%) Mentoring
2 8 (61.54%) Mobile Development
2 8 (61.54%) Multithreading
2 8 (61.54%) OO
2 8 (61.54%) RUP
2 8 (61.54%) Scrum
2 8 (61.54%) Software Delivery
2 8 (61.54%) UML
2 8 (61.54%) Web Development
3 3 (23.08%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (23.08%) DevOps
3 3 (23.08%) MVC
3 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Java
2 8 (61.54%) Bash Shell
2 8 (61.54%) Go
2 8 (61.54%) Perl
2 8 (61.54%) Python
3 7 (53.85%) C#
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) Ansible
1 8 (61.54%) Kibana
1 8 (61.54%) logstash
1 8 (61.54%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (61.54%) Puppet
1 8 (61.54%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Xamarin