Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Lucene
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 995 932 951
Rank change year-on-year -63 +19 +4
Permanent jobs citing Lucene 179 265 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 0.38% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 148 254 301
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +14.29% +6.06%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £79,625 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,250 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% +11.11%

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 70,021 69,114 78,677
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.37% 39.16% 38.00%
Number of salaries quoted 58,683 59,761 67,599
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Lucene in the UK

Lucene
Top 12 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 16 January 2018. 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 -76 176 £55,000 -8.33% 26
UK excluding London +11 93 £51,250 -2.38% 10
London -64 85 £65,000 +1.96% 16
South East +34 38 £55,000 +22.22% 5
South West +30 37 £40,000 -36.00% 1
Midlands +1 7 £68,750 +83.33% 1
East of England -6 6 £56,250 +2.27% 2
East Midlands +6 5 £82,500 +120.00%
North of England -12 3 £45,000 -14.29% 1
North West -14 3 £45,000 -16.28%
Wales +16 2 £40,000 +14.29%
West Midlands +3 2 £55,000 +4.76% 1

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 120 (67.04%) Java
2 116 (64.80%) SQL
3 111 (62.01%) Agile Software Development
4 106 (59.22%) Apache Solr
5 89 (49.72%) Elasticsearch
6 75 (41.90%) JavaScript
7 71 (39.66%) Web Services
8 65 (36.31%) Scrum
9 64 (35.75%) HTML
10 60 (33.52%) Amazon AWS
11 57 (31.84%) RESTful
11 57 (31.84%) Spring
12 53 (29.61%) .NET
12 53 (29.61%) SQL Server
13 52 (29.05%) Python
14 51 (28.49%) Hibernate
15 48 (26.82%) NoSQL
16 45 (25.14%) TDD
17 44 (24.58%) XML
17 44 (24.58%) Docker
18 43 (24.02%) AngularJS
19 42 (23.46%) DevOps
19 42 (23.46%) CSS
19 42 (23.46%) Software Engineering
20 40 (22.35%) Hadoop
20 40 (22.35%) Linux
21 39 (21.79%) Degree
22 38 (21.23%) MySQL
23 37 (20.67%) Mentoring
24 36 (20.11%) MVC

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
1 106 (59.22%) Apache Solr
2 89 (49.72%) Elasticsearch
3 24 (13.41%) Apache
4 19 (10.61%) Tomcat
5 16 (8.94%) JBoss
6 13 (7.26%) Apache Spark
7 11 (6.15%) WebSphere
8 10 (5.59%) Jetty
8 10 (5.59%) nginx
9 9 (5.03%) SharePoint
10 8 (4.47%) OpenStack
11 7 (3.91%) CMS
12 5 (2.79%) IIS
12 5 (2.79%) Umbraco
13 4 (2.23%) Commerce Server
13 4 (2.23%) Commerce Server 2007
13 4 (2.23%) WebLogic
13 4 (2.23%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (2.23%) WildFly
14 3 (1.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (2.23%) nopCommerce
2 2 (1.12%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 60 (33.52%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (15.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (6.70%) PaaS
4 11 (6.15%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (3.35%) GitHub
5 6 (3.35%) SaaS
6 5 (2.79%) Google Analytics
7 2 (1.12%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.79%) HTTP
2 2 (1.12%) Kerberos
2 2 (1.12%) SMS
2 2 (1.12%) SSL
3 1 (0.56%) DHCP
3 1 (0.56%) DNS
3 1 (0.56%) Internet
3 1 (0.56%) LDAP
3 1 (0.56%) OpenVPN
3 1 (0.56%) SMTP
3 1 (0.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (29.61%) SQL Server
2 48 (26.82%) NoSQL
3 40 (22.35%) Hadoop
4 38 (21.23%) MySQL
5 35 (19.55%) MongoDB
6 27 (15.08%) Big Data
7 26 (14.53%) PostgreSQL
8 25 (13.97%) Apache Cassandra
9 19 (10.61%) Relational Database
10 16 (8.94%) Couchbase
11 15 (8.38%) Redis
12 11 (6.15%) BigQuery
12 11 (6.15%) Infinispan
13 8 (4.47%) ObjectStore
13 8 (4.47%) Riak
14 7 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (3.91%) Neo4j
15 5 (2.79%) CouchDB
15 5 (2.79%) RavenDB
15 5 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 32 (17.88%) Git (software)
2 26 (14.53%) Jenkins
3 21 (11.73%) JUnit
4 18 (10.06%) Maven
5 15 (8.38%) Eclipse
6 13 (7.26%) Subversion
7 12 (6.70%) JIRA
8 11 (6.15%) Selenium
9 8 (4.47%) Bower
9 8 (4.47%) Gradle
9 8 (4.47%) Grunt
10 4 (2.23%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (2.23%) TeamCity
10 4 (2.23%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (1.68%) HttpUnit
11 3 (1.68%) Sonatype Nexus
12 1 (0.56%) ANTLR
12 1 (0.56%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.56%) GoCD
General
1 29 (16.20%) Finance
2 10 (5.59%) Games
3 9 (5.03%) Retail
4 7 (3.91%) Marketing
4 7 (3.91%) Publishing
5 4 (2.23%) Back Office
5 4 (2.23%) Banking
6 2 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.56%) Advertising
7 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 112 (62.57%) Developer
2 70 (39.11%) Java Developer
3 45 (25.14%) Senior Developer
4 28 (15.64%) Senior Java Developer
5 22 (12.29%) Software Engineer
6 21 (11.73%) Senior Software Engineer
7 18 (10.06%) Software Developer
8 14 (7.82%) .NET Developer
8 14 (7.82%) Architect
8 14 (7.82%) Java Engineer
9 12 (6.70%) Java Software Engineer
9 12 (6.70%) Senior Java Engineer
9 12 (6.70%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 10 (5.59%) Java Programmer
10 10 (5.59%) Java Software Developer
10 10 (5.59%) Programmer
11 9 (5.03%) C# Developer
11 9 (5.03%) Software Programmer
12 8 (4.47%) C# .NET Developer
12 8 (4.47%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (39.66%) Web Services
2 64 (35.75%) HTML
3 57 (31.84%) RESTful
3 57 (31.84%) Spring
4 53 (29.61%) .NET
5 51 (28.49%) Hibernate
6 44 (24.58%) XML
7 43 (24.02%) AngularJS
8 42 (23.46%) CSS
9 29 (16.20%) ASP.NET
10 27 (15.08%) React
11 21 (11.73%) REST
12 20 (11.17%) Apache Wicket
12 20 (11.17%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (9.50%) JSON
14 16 (8.94%) Node.js
15 15 (8.38%) J2EE
15 15 (8.38%) Spring Boot
15 15 (8.38%) XSLT
16 13 (7.26%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 32 (17.88%) Computer Science
2 19 (10.61%) Mobile App
3 13 (7.26%) User Experience
4 10 (5.59%) Algorithms
4 10 (5.59%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (3.91%) Semantic Web
6 6 (3.35%) Fintech
7 5 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.23%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.68%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.68%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.68%) Wiki
10 2 (1.12%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.12%) Linked Data
11 1 (0.56%) Life Science
11 1 (0.56%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 40 (22.35%) Linux
2 12 (6.70%) Unix
3 5 (2.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (62.01%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (36.31%) Scrum
3 45 (25.14%) TDD
4 42 (23.46%) DevOps
4 42 (23.46%) Software Engineering
5 37 (20.67%) Mentoring
6 36 (20.11%) MVC
7 31 (17.32%) Microservices
8 27 (15.08%) Machine Learning
8 27 (15.08%) SEO
9 22 (12.29%) Coaching
9 22 (12.29%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (11.17%) SDLC
10 20 (11.17%) SOA
11 18 (10.06%) Process Improvement
11 18 (10.06%) Unit Testing
12 15 (8.38%) Event-Driven Architecture
13 14 (7.82%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (7.82%) UML
14 13 (7.26%) OO
Programming Languages
1 120 (67.04%) Java
2 116 (64.80%) SQL
3 75 (41.90%) JavaScript
4 52 (29.05%) Python
5 29 (16.20%) C#
6 24 (13.41%) Perl
7 15 (8.38%) Bash Shell
7 15 (8.38%) Ruby
8 11 (6.15%) Groovy
9 9 (5.03%) Scala
10 8 (4.47%) Go
10 8 (4.47%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.79%) PHP
12 4 (2.23%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.68%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.12%) C++
15 1 (0.56%) Clojure
15 1 (0.56%) Erlang
15 1 (0.56%) F#
Qualifications
1 39 (21.79%) Degree
2 9 (5.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.79%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.79%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) MCAD
4 1 (0.56%) MCP
4 1 (0.56%) MCSD
4 1 (0.56%) MCTS
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (13.41%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) SEPA
System Software
1 44 (24.58%) Docker
2 7 (3.91%) Varnish
3 2 (1.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (1.12%) HDFS
4 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.56%) NFS
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (11.73%) Ansible
2 15 (8.38%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (8.38%) Puppet
3 8 (4.47%) Kubernetes
4 7 (3.91%) Kibana
5 4 (2.23%) logstash
5 4 (2.23%) Salt
6 2 (1.12%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (1.12%) Terraform
7 1 (0.56%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.56%) Packer
Vendors
1 29 (16.20%) Microsoft
2 28 (15.64%) Oracle
3 24 (13.41%) Google
4 9 (5.03%) Talend
5 4 (2.23%) IBM
6 3 (1.68%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.12%) Adobe
7 2 (1.12%) Hortonworks
7 2 (1.12%) Sybase
8 1 (0.56%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.56%) Misys
8 1 (0.56%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.56%) VMware
8 1 (0.56%) WSO2