Period
to 24 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Lucene skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Lucene over the 6 months to 24 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Lucene
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 851 907 922
Rank change year-on-year +56 +15 +25
Permanent jobs citing Lucene 316 331 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 0.44% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 290 306 336
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £53,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +7.98% +6.50%
10th Percentile £42,725 £33,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £84,000 £77,500 £83,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £56,250 £43,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +29.31% -8.42% +11.76%

Lucene is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 70109 74921 83496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.21% 38.87% 37.89%
Number of salaries quoted 58041 65025 71540
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

Lucene
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Lucene as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Lucene in the UK

Lucene
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Lucene in the UK

Lucene
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lucene over the 6 months to 24 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Lucene in the UK

Lucene
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lucene within the UK over the 6 months to 24 September 2017. 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 +33 314 £62,500 +8.70% 13
London -15 169 £65,000 +8.33% 10
UK excluding London +88 147 £56,250 +29.31% 3
South East +97 66 £65,000 - 2
South West +18 27 £47,500 +18.75% 1
East of England +26 25 £57,500 +4.55%
Midlands +36 14 £52,500 +40.00%
East Midlands +27 13 £52,500 +40.00%
North of England 0 13 £60,000 +31.87%
Yorkshire +18 9 £60,000 +114.29%
North West -17 4 £52,500 0.00%
Wales - 2 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 with a requirement for Lucene.

1 218 (68.99%) Java
2 213 (67.41%) Agile Software Development
3 209 (66.14%) Apache Solr
4 190 (60.13%) Elasticsearch
5 138 (43.67%) Amazon AWS
6 133 (42.09%) SQL
7 126 (39.87%) TDD
8 125 (39.56%) Python
9 120 (37.97%) Scrum
10 114 (36.08%) AngularJS
11 112 (35.44%) NoSQL
12 107 (33.86%) JavaScript
13 102 (32.28%) Big Data
14 100 (31.65%) MySQL
15 97 (30.70%) MongoDB
16 90 (28.48%) Apache Spark
17 89 (28.16%) Continuous Integration
18 84 (26.58%) Web Services
19 83 (26.27%) Hadoop
20 82 (25.95%) Spring
21 81 (25.63%) HTML
21 81 (25.63%) Apache Cassandra
21 81 (25.63%) Redis
22 79 (25.00%) .NET
22 79 (25.00%) Git (software)
23 72 (22.78%) Linux
23 72 (22.78%) Apache
23 72 (22.78%) Tomcat
24 71 (22.47%) Machine Learning
25 69 (21.84%) Open Source

Lucene
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
1 209 (66.14%) Apache Solr
2 190 (60.13%) Elasticsearch
3 90 (28.48%) Apache Spark
4 72 (22.78%) Apache
4 72 (22.78%) Tomcat
5 44 (13.92%) JBoss
5 44 (13.92%) Jetty
6 41 (12.97%) nginx
7 39 (12.34%) WebSphere
8 36 (11.39%) OpenStack
9 26 (8.23%) WebLogic
10 21 (6.65%) Drupal
10 21 (6.65%) WebSphere Application Server
11 19 (6.01%) CMS
12 13 (4.11%) Mule
13 6 (1.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 5 (1.58%) Umbraco
14 5 (1.58%) WordPress
15 4 (1.27%) Commerce Server
15 4 (1.27%) Commerce Server 2007
Business Applications
1 5 (1.58%) Magento
2 4 (1.27%) nopCommerce
3 2 (0.63%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 138 (43.67%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (15.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (7.91%) Google Cloud Platform
4 18 (5.70%) GitHub
5 17 (5.38%) Google Analytics
6 12 (3.80%) SaaS
7 9 (2.85%) Amazon EMR
7 9 (2.85%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (2.85%) Loggly
8 8 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (2.53%) Amazon SQS
9 6 (1.90%) PaaS
10 3 (0.95%) Bluemix
10 3 (0.95%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.32%) DigitalOcean
11 1 (0.32%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.43%) HTTP
2 6 (1.90%) Internet
3 2 (0.63%) SMS
4 1 (0.32%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (35.44%) NoSQL
2 102 (32.28%) Big Data
3 100 (31.65%) MySQL
4 97 (30.70%) MongoDB
5 83 (26.27%) Hadoop
6 81 (25.63%) Apache Cassandra
6 81 (25.63%) Redis
7 62 (19.62%) SQL Server
8 52 (16.46%) PostgreSQL
9 48 (15.19%) Riak
10 41 (12.97%) Couchbase
11 25 (7.91%) BigQuery
12 24 (7.59%) Text Mining
13 13 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (4.11%) Neo4j
14 12 (3.80%) Amazon Redshift
14 12 (3.80%) Looker
15 10 (3.16%) Apache Hive
15 10 (3.16%) Relational Database
16 9 (2.85%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 79 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 60 (18.99%) Jenkins
3 44 (13.92%) Selenium
4 38 (12.03%) Maven
5 31 (9.81%) JUnit
6 28 (8.86%) JIRA
7 26 (8.23%) Subversion
8 25 (7.91%) Eclipse
8 25 (7.91%) Gradle
9 15 (4.75%) Talend Open Studio
10 13 (4.11%) Hudson
11 10 (3.16%) PHPUnit
11 10 (3.16%) Vagrant
12 8 (2.53%) Grunt
12 8 (2.53%) gulp
13 4 (1.27%) LINQPad
13 4 (1.27%) ReSharper
13 4 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (1.27%) Visual Studio
13 4 (1.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 41 (12.97%) Retail
2 25 (7.91%) Publishing
3 20 (6.33%) Finance
4 18 (5.70%) Marketing
5 16 (5.06%) Banking
6 6 (1.90%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.27%) Advertising
7 4 (1.27%) Back Office
7 4 (1.27%) Law
8 2 (0.63%) Billing
8 2 (0.63%) Front Office
8 2 (0.63%) Legal
9 1 (0.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 200 (63.29%) Developer
2 106 (33.54%) Java Developer
3 70 (22.15%) Senior Developer
4 35 (11.08%) Senior Java Developer
5 29 (9.18%) .NET Developer
6 24 (7.59%) C# Developer
7 23 (7.28%) Architect
7 23 (7.28%) Software Developer
8 21 (6.65%) Development Manager
9 18 (5.70%) Data Scientist
10 16 (5.06%) Software Engineer
11 15 (4.75%) C# .NET Developer
11 15 (4.75%) DevOps Engineer
11 15 (4.75%) Elasticsearch Developer
11 15 (4.75%) Team Leader
12 14 (4.43%) .NET Team Leader
12 14 (4.43%) JavaScript Developer
13 13 (4.11%) Data Engineer
13 13 (4.11%) E-Commerce Architect
14 12 (3.80%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (36.08%) AngularJS
2 84 (26.58%) Web Services
3 82 (25.95%) Spring
4 81 (25.63%) HTML
5 79 (25.00%) .NET
6 64 (20.25%) Hibernate
7 54 (17.09%) RESTful
8 53 (16.77%) React
9 50 (15.82%) CSS
10 48 (15.19%) Elastic Stack
11 36 (11.39%) ASP.NET
12 35 (11.08%) HTML5
13 32 (10.13%) JSON
14 30 (9.49%) Kafka
14 30 (9.49%) XML
15 29 (9.18%) ASP.NET MVC
15 29 (9.18%) Spring Boot
16 28 (8.86%) Node.js
17 25 (7.91%) Natural Language Processing
18 24 (7.59%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 45 (14.24%) Greenfield Project
2 33 (10.44%) Computer Science
3 25 (7.91%) Semantic Web
4 23 (7.28%) Enterprise Software
4 23 (7.28%) Mobile App
5 13 (4.11%) Blog
5 13 (4.11%) User Experience
6 12 (3.80%) Life Science
7 9 (2.85%) Linked Data
8 8 (2.53%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.58%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (1.27%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.95%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.63%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.63%) Fintech
12 2 (0.63%) Wiki
13 1 (0.32%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 72 (22.78%) Linux
2 12 (3.80%) Unix
3 11 (3.48%) Android
3 11 (3.48%) Apple iOS
4 9 (2.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (67.41%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (39.87%) TDD
3 120 (37.97%) Scrum
4 89 (28.16%) Continuous Integration
5 71 (22.47%) Machine Learning
6 69 (21.84%) Open Source
7 67 (21.20%) Mentoring
8 65 (20.57%) DevOps
8 65 (20.57%) Web Development
9 59 (18.67%) Multithreading
10 58 (18.35%) MVC
11 51 (16.14%) OO
12 47 (14.87%) Kanban
13 46 (14.56%) Software Engineering
14 44 (13.92%) Microservices
15 41 (12.97%) Coaching
16 37 (11.71%) DSDM
16 37 (11.71%) RUP
16 37 (11.71%) UML
17 35 (11.08%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 218 (68.99%) Java
2 133 (42.09%) SQL
3 125 (39.56%) Python
4 107 (33.86%) JavaScript
5 59 (18.67%) C#
6 48 (15.19%) PHP
7 43 (13.61%) Perl
8 39 (12.34%) Scala
9 34 (10.76%) Bash Shell
10 33 (10.44%) Ruby
11 31 (9.81%) Go
12 28 (8.86%) Groovy
13 19 (6.01%) C++
14 10 (3.16%) C
15 5 (1.58%) Delphi
15 5 (1.58%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.63%) Clojure
16 2 (0.63%) Erlang
16 2 (0.63%) F#
16 2 (0.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (18.04%) Degree
2 12 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
2 12 (3.80%) SC Cleared
2 12 (3.80%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.28%) QA
System Software
1 62 (19.62%) Docker
2 11 (3.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (1.58%) Varnish
4 1 (0.32%) HDFS
4 1 (0.32%) LXC
4 1 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 44 (13.92%) Kibana
2 41 (12.97%) logstash
2 41 (12.97%) Opscode Chef
2 41 (12.97%) Puppet
3 39 (12.34%) Ansible
4 26 (8.23%) Salt
5 13 (4.11%) Grafana
6 4 (1.27%) StatsD
7 3 (0.95%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (0.95%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.32%) Mesos
8 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 57 (18.04%) Oracle
2 39 (12.34%) Google
2 39 (12.34%) Microsoft
3 15 (4.75%) Talend
4 10 (3.16%) Apple
4 10 (3.16%) MuleSoft
4 10 (3.16%) New Relic
5 9 (2.85%) Adobe
5 9 (2.85%) SaltStack
6 8 (2.53%) IBM
7 7 (2.22%) AppDynamics
8 4 (1.27%) Sybase
8 4 (1.27%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.95%) WSO2
10 2 (0.63%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.32%) Cloudera
11 1 (0.32%) Hortonworks
11 1 (0.32%) MapR
11 1 (0.32%) Tableau