Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Lucene
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 947 893 933
Rank change year-on-year -54 +40 -3
Permanent jobs citing Lucene 252 326 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.44% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 228 304 331
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +11.11%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £84,000 £78,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £53,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.33% +7.50% +17.65%

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 71570 73527 82974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.15% 38.97% 37.96%
Number of salaries quoted 59439 63800 70927
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 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 -30 249 £55,000 -8.33% 8
London -59 127 £65,000 +4.00% 1
UK excluding London +29 124 £55,000 +2.33% 7
South East +83 62 £55,000 - 5
South West +39 41 £40,000 -36.00% 1
Midlands +13 8 £82,500 +120.00% 1
East of England +9 8 £62,500 +13.64%
East Midlands +12 7 £82,500 +120.00% 1
North West -10 3 £45,000 -16.28%
North of England -12 3 £45,000 -5.26%
Wales +18 2 £40,000 +14.29%
West Midlands +16 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 177 (70.24%) Java
2 161 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
3 153 (60.71%) Apache Solr
4 144 (57.14%) Elasticsearch
5 137 (54.37%) SQL
6 99 (39.29%) Web Services
7 97 (38.49%) JavaScript
8 92 (36.51%) Amazon AWS
9 90 (35.71%) Python
10 86 (34.13%) HTML
10 86 (34.13%) Scrum
11 77 (30.56%) AngularJS
12 71 (28.17%) TDD
12 71 (28.17%) .NET
13 70 (27.78%) Spring
14 66 (26.19%) MySQL
15 65 (25.79%) NoSQL
16 64 (25.40%) Hibernate
17 63 (25.00%) Hadoop
18 61 (24.21%) SQL Server
19 58 (23.02%) CSS
20 54 (21.43%) Apache
20 54 (21.43%) RESTful
20 54 (21.43%) Machine Learning
20 54 (21.43%) Big Data
21 53 (21.03%) Apache Spark
21 53 (21.03%) Git (software)
22 51 (20.24%) MongoDB
23 50 (19.84%) Linux
24 49 (19.44%) XML

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
1 153 (60.71%) Apache Solr
2 144 (57.14%) Elasticsearch
3 54 (21.43%) Apache
4 53 (21.03%) Apache Spark
5 47 (18.65%) Tomcat
6 31 (12.30%) JBoss
7 26 (10.32%) Jetty
8 25 (9.92%) WebSphere
9 20 (7.94%) OpenStack
10 17 (6.75%) WebLogic
11 16 (6.35%) nginx
12 12 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
13 11 (4.37%) SharePoint
14 8 (3.17%) Drupal
15 7 (2.78%) CMS
16 5 (1.98%) Umbraco
17 4 (1.59%) Commerce Server
17 4 (1.59%) Commerce Server 2007
17 4 (1.59%) IIS
17 4 (1.59%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 4 (1.59%) Magento
1 4 (1.59%) nopCommerce
2 2 (0.79%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 92 (36.51%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (7.94%) Google Cloud Platform
4 16 (6.35%) Google Analytics
5 13 (5.16%) SaaS
6 5 (1.98%) Amazon EMR
6 5 (1.98%) GitHub
6 5 (1.98%) PaaS
7 3 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.19%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.16%) HTTP
2 2 (0.79%) Internet
2 2 (0.79%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (26.19%) MySQL
2 65 (25.79%) NoSQL
3 63 (25.00%) Hadoop
4 61 (24.21%) SQL Server
5 54 (21.43%) Big Data
6 51 (20.24%) MongoDB
7 49 (19.44%) Apache Cassandra
8 42 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
9 38 (15.08%) Redis
10 21 (8.33%) Riak
11 20 (7.94%) BigQuery
11 20 (7.94%) Couchbase
12 14 (5.56%) Text Mining
13 12 (4.76%) Amazon Redshift
13 12 (4.76%) Looker
13 12 (4.76%) Relational Database
14 11 (4.37%) Infinispan
15 10 (3.97%) Neo4j
16 9 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
17 8 (3.17%) ObjectStore
Development Applications
1 53 (21.03%) Git (software)
2 33 (13.10%) JUnit
3 28 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 27 (10.71%) Maven
5 25 (9.92%) Eclipse
5 25 (9.92%) Selenium
6 22 (8.73%) Subversion
7 16 (6.35%) Gradle
8 12 (4.76%) Grunt
8 12 (4.76%) JIRA
9 11 (4.37%) Talend Open Studio
10 8 (3.17%) Bower
11 4 (1.59%) gulp
11 4 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.59%) TeamCity
11 4 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
12 3 (1.19%) HttpUnit
12 3 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (1.19%) Sonatype Nexus
13 2 (0.79%) LINQPad
General
1 18 (7.14%) Retail
2 17 (6.75%) Finance
3 15 (5.95%) Publishing
4 11 (4.37%) Banking
4 11 (4.37%) Marketing
5 4 (1.59%) Back Office
6 2 (0.79%) Advertising
6 2 (0.79%) Billing
6 2 (0.79%) Front Office
6 2 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 164 (65.08%) Developer
2 98 (38.89%) Java Developer
3 59 (23.41%) Senior Developer
4 38 (15.08%) Senior Java Developer
5 26 (10.32%) .NET Developer
6 25 (9.92%) Software Developer
7 19 (7.54%) C# Developer
8 17 (6.75%) Data Scientist
9 16 (6.35%) Architect
9 16 (6.35%) C# .NET Developer
10 15 (5.95%) Development Manager
11 13 (5.16%) Programmer
12 12 (4.76%) Software Programmer
13 11 (4.37%) DevOps Engineer
14 10 (3.97%) .NET Team Leader
14 10 (3.97%) Java Software Developer
14 10 (3.97%) Lead Developer
14 10 (3.97%) Software Development Manager
14 10 (3.97%) Software Engineer
14 10 (3.97%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (39.29%) Web Services
2 86 (34.13%) HTML
3 77 (30.56%) AngularJS
4 71 (28.17%) .NET
5 70 (27.78%) Spring
6 64 (25.40%) Hibernate
7 58 (23.02%) CSS
8 54 (21.43%) RESTful
9 49 (19.44%) XML
10 33 (13.10%) React
11 32 (12.70%) ASP.NET
12 28 (11.11%) Apache Wicket
13 25 (9.92%) JSON
14 24 (9.52%) Elastic Stack
14 24 (9.52%) Kafka
15 23 (9.13%) REST
16 22 (8.73%) ASP.NET MVC
17 20 (7.94%) XSLT
18 18 (7.14%) Natural Language Processing
19 17 (6.75%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 41 (16.27%) Computer Science
2 29 (11.51%) Mobile App
3 15 (5.95%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (5.16%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (5.16%) User Experience
5 12 (4.76%) Semantic Web
6 11 (4.37%) Algorithms
7 7 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (2.38%) Fintech
9 5 (1.98%) Linked Data
10 3 (1.19%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.19%) Wiki
11 2 (0.79%) Life Science
12 1 (0.40%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.40%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 50 (19.84%) Linux
2 16 (6.35%) Unix
3 5 (1.98%) Windows
4 4 (1.59%) Android
4 4 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (34.13%) Scrum
3 71 (28.17%) TDD
4 54 (21.43%) Machine Learning
5 48 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (16.27%) Mentoring
7 40 (15.87%) Software Engineering
8 39 (15.48%) MVC
9 38 (15.08%) DevOps
10 37 (14.68%) Web Development
11 34 (13.49%) Microservices
12 32 (12.70%) Multithreading
13 30 (11.90%) SEO
14 29 (11.51%) UML
15 27 (10.71%) OO
16 26 (10.32%) Open Source
17 25 (9.92%) Analytics
18 24 (9.52%) Coaching
19 23 (9.13%) Kanban
19 23 (9.13%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 177 (70.24%) Java
2 137 (54.37%) SQL
3 97 (38.49%) JavaScript
4 90 (35.71%) Python
5 42 (16.67%) Perl
6 38 (15.08%) C#
7 27 (10.71%) Bash Shell
8 25 (9.92%) Scala
9 23 (9.13%) Ruby
10 21 (8.33%) PHP
11 19 (7.54%) Go
12 14 (5.56%) Groovy
13 13 (5.16%) C++
14 9 (3.57%) PowerShell
15 8 (3.17%) C
16 6 (2.38%) T-SQL
17 5 (1.98%) Delphi
18 3 (1.19%) PL/SQL
19 2 (0.79%) Erlang
19 2 (0.79%) F#
Qualifications
1 43 (17.06%) Degree
2 12 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (3.17%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.17%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.78%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) SEPA
System Software
1 47 (18.65%) Docker
2 7 (2.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 7 (2.78%) Varnish
3 1 (0.40%) HDFS
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 34 (13.49%) Opscode Chef
1 34 (13.49%) Puppet
2 28 (11.11%) Ansible
3 20 (7.94%) Kibana
4 17 (6.75%) logstash
4 17 (6.75%) Salt
5 8 (3.17%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.40%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.40%) Mesos
6 1 (0.40%) Packer
6 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 45 (17.86%) Microsoft
1 45 (17.86%) Oracle
2 39 (15.48%) Google
3 11 (4.37%) Talend
4 8 (3.17%) IBM
5 4 (1.59%) Sybase
6 3 (1.19%) MuleSoft
6 3 (1.19%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.19%) WSO2
7 2 (0.79%) Adobe
8 1 (0.40%) Apple
8 1 (0.40%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.40%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.40%) MapR
8 1 (0.40%) Misys