Period
to 18 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Apache Solr skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Apache Solr over the 6 months to 18 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Solr
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 824 665 857
Rank change year-on-year -159 +192 -43
Permanent jobs citing Apache Solr 211 28 239
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.058% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.22% 0.42% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 153 27 174
10th Percentile £38,750 £35,750 £40,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £40,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +23.81% -8.70% +4.55%
75th Percentile £75,000 £63,750 £79,688
90th Percentile £84,750 £76,500 £94,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -4.76%

Apache Solr is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 17,234 6,735 20,192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.76% 14.06% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 10,756 5,594 16,208
10th Percentile £31,025 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% +4.65% -1.97%

Apache Solr
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Apache Solr as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Apache Solr in the UK

Apache Solr
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Apache Solr.

Salary trend for Apache Solr in the UK

Apache Solr
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Apache Solr over the 6 months to 18 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Apache Solr in the UK

Apache Solr
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Apache Solr within the UK over the 6 months to 18 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -136 201 £65,000 +26.83% 27
UK excluding London -155 113 £60,000 +20.00% 19
Work from Home -199 99 £65,000 +23.81% 8
London -168 91 £70,000 -12.50% 11
South East -124 36 £65,000 +18.18% 5
South West -84 27 £50,000 +11.11%
North of England -116 16 £50,000 -6.98% 7
East of England - 16 £42,500 -
Midlands -99 14 £45,000 - 4
North West -85 13 £50,000 -16.67% 4
West Midlands -105 12 £45,000 - 4
Scotland -81 4 £42,500 -43.33% 3
Yorkshire -103 3 - - 1
East Midlands - 2 £49,969 -

For the 6 months to 18 October 2021, IT jobs citing Apache Solr also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Apache Solr.

1 121 (57.35%) JavaScript
2 114 (54.03%) NoSQL
3 101 (47.87%) RESTful
4 100 (47.39%) Redis
5 91 (43.13%) MongoDB
5 91 (43.13%) PHP
5 91 (43.13%) Docker
6 90 (42.65%) HTML
6 90 (42.65%) Agile Software Development
7 88 (41.71%) MySQL
7 88 (41.71%) CSS
8 79 (37.44%) Microservices
9 73 (34.60%) RabbitMQ
10 71 (33.65%) Java
11 69 (32.70%) nginx
12 68 (32.23%) AWS
13 67 (31.75%) Kubernetes
13 67 (31.75%) Social Skills
14 66 (31.28%) GCP
14 66 (31.28%) DevOps
15 65 (30.81%) Google
16 64 (30.33%) Python
17 63 (29.86%) Unit Testing
18 62 (29.38%) Finance
18 62 (29.38%) E-Commerce
19 55 (26.07%) SQL
20 54 (25.59%) Node.js
21 53 (25.12%) MVC
21 53 (25.12%) Problem-Solving
22 51 (24.17%) CMS

Apache Solr
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 69 (32.70%) nginx
2 51 (24.17%) CMS
3 49 (23.22%) Elasticsearch
4 48 (22.75%) Apache
5 23 (10.90%) WordPress
6 22 (10.43%) Apache Spark
7 14 (6.64%) Drupal
8 11 (5.21%) Confluence
9 7 (3.32%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.90%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 68 (32.23%) AWS
2 66 (31.28%) GCP
3 25 (11.85%) GitHub
4 23 (10.90%) Firebase
4 23 (10.90%) Rackspace Cloud
4 23 (10.90%) SaaS
5 19 (9.00%) Azure
6 14 (6.64%) Serverless
7 11 (5.21%) PaaS
8 10 (4.74%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (4.74%) AWS Lambda
9 8 (3.79%) IaaS
10 5 (2.37%) Amazon SageMaker
10 5 (2.37%) Cloudflare
11 4 (1.90%) GitHub Actions
12 3 (1.42%) Azure App Service
12 3 (1.42%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 3 (1.42%) Azure Service Bus
12 3 (1.42%) Azure Service Fabric
12 3 (1.42%) Azure Storage
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (54.03%) NoSQL
2 100 (47.39%) Redis
3 91 (43.13%) MongoDB
4 88 (41.71%) MySQL
5 45 (21.33%) Couchbase
6 41 (19.43%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (8.06%) Apache Cassandra
8 14 (6.64%) Hadoop
8 14 (6.64%) Relational Database
9 11 (5.21%) Big Data
10 10 (4.74%) Amazon Aurora
10 10 (4.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 10 (4.74%) Amazon Redshift
10 10 (4.74%) ClickHouse
11 7 (3.32%) Apache Hive
11 7 (3.32%) Hazelcast
12 6 (2.84%) Neo4j
13 5 (2.37%) Data Mining
13 5 (2.37%) Electronic Patient Records
13 5 (2.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 46 (21.80%) Jenkins
2 24 (11.37%) GitLab
3 21 (9.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 18 (8.53%) Git (software)
5 11 (5.21%) JIRA
5 11 (5.21%) webpack
6 10 (4.74%) Bitbucket
6 10 (4.74%) gulp
7 8 (3.79%) Maven
8 7 (3.32%) Gradle
9 4 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.42%) ESLint
10 3 (1.42%) git-flow
10 3 (1.42%) PhpStorm
10 3 (1.42%) PHPUnit
10 3 (1.42%) RubyGems
10 3 (1.42%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.42%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (1.42%) Xdebug
11 2 (0.95%) TeamCity
General
1 67 (31.75%) Social Skills
2 62 (29.38%) Finance
3 45 (21.33%) Marketing
4 13 (6.16%) Games
4 13 (6.16%) Retail
5 10 (4.74%) Influencing Skills
5 10 (4.74%) Manufacturing
6 8 (3.79%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 7 (3.32%) Presentation Skills
8 6 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (2.37%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.42%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (0.47%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 158 (74.88%) Developer
2 69 (32.70%) PHP Developer
3 44 (20.85%) E-Commerce Developer
3 44 (20.85%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
4 38 (18.01%) Senior Developer
5 31 (14.69%) Java Developer
6 28 (13.27%) Backend Developer
7 26 (12.32%) Lead Developer
8 21 (9.95%) CMS Developer
9 19 (9.00%) Senior Java Developer
10 18 (8.53%) DevOps Engineer
10 18 (8.53%) Senior DevOps
10 18 (8.53%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 17 (8.06%) Database Developer
12 16 (7.58%) Lead PHP Developer
13 9 (4.27%) .NET Developer
13 9 (4.27%) Full Stack Developer
14 5 (2.37%) Associate Director
15 4 (1.90%) Lead Java Developer
15 4 (1.90%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (47.87%) RESTful
2 90 (42.65%) HTML
3 88 (41.71%) CSS
4 73 (34.60%) RabbitMQ
5 54 (25.59%) Node.js
6 50 (23.70%) React
7 46 (21.80%) jQuery
8 35 (16.59%) AngularJS
9 34 (16.11%) Spring
10 31 (14.69%) Web Services
11 28 (13.27%) Vue.js
12 27 (12.80%) Kafka
13 24 (11.37%) Laravel
14 23 (10.90%) Django
15 21 (9.95%) REST
16 19 (9.00%) HTML5
17 18 (8.53%) .NET
18 13 (6.16%) Redux
18 13 (6.16%) SAML
18 13 (6.16%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.11%) Mobile App
2 18 (8.53%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (8.53%) User Experience
3 16 (7.58%) Social Network
4 13 (6.16%) Legacy Applications
5 11 (5.21%) Social Media
6 5 (2.37%) Life Science
7 4 (1.90%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.90%) Blog
8 3 (1.42%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.42%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.95%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.47%) Clustering
10 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.47%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (17.06%) Android
2 27 (12.80%) Linux
3 25 (11.85%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.95%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.47%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (42.65%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (37.44%) Microservices
3 66 (31.28%) DevOps
4 63 (29.86%) Unit Testing
5 62 (29.38%) E-Commerce
6 53 (25.12%) MVC
6 53 (25.12%) Problem-Solving
7 45 (21.33%) Time Management
8 44 (20.85%) TDD
9 37 (17.54%) Continuous Integration
9 37 (17.54%) Software Engineering
10 31 (14.69%) Full Stack Development
11 27 (12.80%) BDD
12 26 (12.32%) Analytics
12 26 (12.32%) Content Management
12 26 (12.32%) Migration
13 23 (10.90%) Artificial Intelligence
13 23 (10.90%) Penetration Testing
13 23 (10.90%) Technology Roadmap
14 22 (10.43%) OO
Programming Languages
1 121 (57.35%) JavaScript
2 91 (43.13%) PHP
3 71 (33.65%) Java
4 64 (30.33%) Python
5 55 (26.07%) SQL
6 16 (7.58%) Ruby
6 16 (7.58%) TypeScript
7 14 (6.64%) C#
7 14 (6.64%) Go
8 11 (5.21%) R
9 9 (4.27%) Groovy
9 9 (4.27%) Java 11
9 9 (4.27%) Java 8
10 5 (2.37%) C++
10 5 (2.37%) Cypher
10 5 (2.37%) SPARQL
11 4 (1.90%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.90%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.42%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.95%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (4.27%) Degree
2 3 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.95%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.48%) QA
2 2 (0.95%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.47%) GDPR
System Software
1 91 (43.13%) Docker
2 23 (10.90%) Varnish
3 16 (7.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 67 (31.75%) Kubernetes
2 29 (13.74%) Terraform
3 10 (4.74%) Mesos
4 4 (1.90%) Kibana
5 3 (1.42%) Ansible
5 3 (1.42%) Grafana
5 3 (1.42%) logstash
6 2 (0.95%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.95%) Puppet
6 2 (0.95%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.47%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.47%) Salt
Vendors
1 65 (30.81%) Google
2 23 (10.90%) Rackspace
3 13 (6.16%) Apple
4 12 (5.69%) Oracle
5 7 (3.32%) Atlassian
5 7 (3.32%) Facebook
6 5 (2.37%) Microsoft
7 4 (1.90%) Brandwatch
7 4 (1.90%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.90%) Telerik
8 3 (1.42%) Databricks
9 2 (0.95%) hybris
9 2 (0.95%) SAP
9 2 (0.95%) Splunk
10 1 (0.47%) Adobe
10 1 (0.47%) Coveo
10 1 (0.47%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com