Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Lucene
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1009 839 934
Rank change year-on-year -170 +95 +20
Permanent jobs citing Lucene 180 371 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 0.51% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 151 330 326
UK median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% +13.64% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £45,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £84,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +50.00% -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 70,300 72,142 78,903
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.59% 40.62% 38.98%
Number of salaries quoted 58,548 60,399 68,310
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 23 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Lucene in the UK

Lucene
Top 11 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 23 July 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 -158 170 £60,000 -4.00% 21
UK excluding London -56 102 £52,500 -12.50% 11
London -147 68 £62,500 -3.85% 10
South East -11 64 £55,000 -15.38% 3
Midlands +15 14 £63,750 +21.43%
East of England -1 14 £52,500 -8.70% 2
East Midlands 0 8 £64,250 +22.38%
West Midlands +30 6 £63,750 +10.87%
Yorkshire +25 6 £50,000 -16.67% 3
North of England +4 6 £50,000 -16.67% 4
South West -31 4 £22,500 -55.00% 2

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, IT jobs citing Lucene 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 Lucene.

1 127 (70.56%) Java
2 119 (66.11%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (66.11%) Apache Solr
3 88 (48.89%) Elasticsearch
4 84 (46.67%) Software Engineering
5 79 (43.89%) SQL
6 74 (41.11%) TDD
7 68 (37.78%) Web Services
8 64 (35.56%) JavaScript
9 60 (33.33%) RESTful
10 57 (31.67%) Degree
11 55 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
12 53 (29.44%) Spring
13 52 (28.89%) Amazon AWS
14 47 (26.11%) Hibernate
14 47 (26.11%) Scrum
15 46 (25.56%) MySQL
16 45 (25.00%) XML
17 44 (24.44%) Analytics
18 42 (23.33%) Big Data
18 42 (23.33%) .NET
18 42 (23.33%) PostgreSQL
19 40 (22.22%) Computer Science
20 39 (21.67%) AngularJS
21 38 (21.11%) Machine Learning
21 38 (21.11%) JSON
21 38 (21.11%) C#
21 38 (21.11%) MVC
22 37 (20.56%) Finance
22 37 (20.56%) Jenkins

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
1 119 (66.11%) Apache Solr
2 88 (48.89%) Elasticsearch
3 22 (12.22%) JBoss
4 21 (11.67%) Apache Spark
5 13 (7.22%) Tomcat
5 13 (7.22%) WebLogic
6 10 (5.56%) Apache
7 9 (5.00%) WebSphere
7 9 (5.00%) WordPress
8 7 (3.89%) Jetty
8 7 (3.89%) nginx
8 7 (3.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (3.89%) WildFly
9 6 (3.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 5 (2.78%) IIS
11 4 (2.22%) Apache Pig
11 4 (2.22%) CMS
11 4 (2.22%) Liferay
11 4 (2.22%) Oracle Service Bus
11 4 (2.22%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Mingle
1 1 (0.56%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 52 (28.89%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (11.11%) Serverless
4 12 (6.67%) Amazon S3
5 10 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
6 9 (5.00%) Amazon EMR
7 6 (3.33%) SaaS
8 5 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (2.78%) PaaS
9 4 (2.22%) Akamai
9 4 (2.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (2.22%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (2.22%) BlazeMeter
9 4 (2.22%) CloudFront
9 4 (2.22%) GitHub
9 4 (2.22%) IaaS
10 2 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (1.11%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.11%) HTTP
2 6 (3.33%) Internet
3 3 (1.67%) DHCP
3 3 (1.67%) DNS
3 3 (1.67%) SNMP
4 2 (1.11%) Intranet
4 2 (1.11%) SMS
5 1 (0.56%) Skype
5 1 (0.56%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (25.56%) MySQL
2 42 (23.33%) Big Data
2 42 (23.33%) PostgreSQL
3 35 (19.44%) SQL Server
4 23 (12.78%) MongoDB
5 20 (11.11%) NoSQL
6 15 (8.33%) Hadoop
6 15 (8.33%) Redis
7 11 (6.11%) Apache Hive
7 11 (6.11%) Infinispan
8 10 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (4.44%) Relational Database
10 7 (3.89%) Data Mining
10 7 (3.89%) Impala
10 7 (3.89%) Text Mining
11 6 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (2.78%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 5 (2.78%) Parquet
12 5 (2.78%) Riak
12 5 (2.78%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 37 (20.56%) Jenkins
2 29 (16.11%) Maven
3 26 (14.44%) Git (software)
4 23 (12.78%) JUnit
5 22 (12.22%) Subversion
6 15 (8.33%) Selenium
7 14 (7.78%) JIRA
8 13 (7.22%) TeamCity
9 11 (6.11%) Eclipse
10 10 (5.56%) Mercurial
11 8 (4.44%) IntelliJ
12 7 (3.89%) Gradle
12 7 (3.89%) JMeter
13 5 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (2.78%) Cucumber
13 5 (2.78%) SonarQube
14 4 (2.22%) Artifactory
14 4 (2.22%) GitLab
14 4 (2.22%) Protractor
14 4 (2.22%) webpack
General
1 37 (20.56%) Finance
2 7 (3.89%) Banking
3 6 (3.33%) Games
4 4 (2.22%) Publishing
5 3 (1.67%) Local Government
5 3 (1.67%) Marketing
5 3 (1.67%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.67%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.11%) Billing
6 2 (1.11%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.11%) Retail
7 1 (0.56%) Electronics
7 1 (0.56%) Law
7 1 (0.56%) Legal
7 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 121 (67.22%) Developer
2 63 (35.00%) Java Developer
3 36 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 27 (15.00%) Software Developer
5 24 (13.33%) Lead Developer
6 23 (12.78%) C# Developer
7 22 (12.22%) Software Engineer
8 21 (11.67%) Senior Java Developer
9 17 (9.44%) .NET Developer
9 17 (9.44%) C# .NET Developer
10 13 (7.22%) Java Engineer
11 12 (6.67%) Technical Leader
12 11 (6.11%) Lead Software Developer
12 11 (6.11%) Senior .NET Developer
12 11 (6.11%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 11 (6.11%) Senior C# Developer
13 10 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
13 10 (5.56%) SQL Developer
14 9 (5.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 9 (5.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (37.78%) Web Services
2 60 (33.33%) RESTful
3 53 (29.44%) Spring
4 47 (26.11%) Hibernate
5 45 (25.00%) XML
6 42 (23.33%) .NET
7 39 (21.67%) AngularJS
8 38 (21.11%) JSON
9 32 (17.78%) CSS
10 30 (16.67%) JMS
10 30 (16.67%) Natural Language Processing
11 27 (15.00%) HTML
12 24 (13.33%) REST
13 23 (12.78%) J2EE
14 19 (10.56%) ASP.NET
14 19 (10.56%) Drools
15 16 (8.89%) Node.js
16 15 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
16 15 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
16 15 (8.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 40 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 12 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (5.00%) User Experience
5 7 (3.89%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.33%) Fintech
7 5 (2.78%) Algorithms
7 5 (2.78%) Clustering
8 4 (2.22%) Linked Data
8 4 (2.22%) Semantic Web
8 4 (2.22%) SWIFT
9 3 (1.67%) Augmented Reality
9 3 (1.67%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.11%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.11%) Replication
10 2 (1.11%) Social Media
10 2 (1.11%) Taxonomies
11 1 (0.56%) Life Science
11 1 (0.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.56%) Linux
2 8 (4.44%) Windows
3 4 (2.22%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.67%) Solaris
5 1 (0.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (66.11%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (46.67%) Software Engineering
3 74 (41.11%) TDD
4 55 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
5 47 (26.11%) Scrum
6 44 (24.44%) Analytics
7 38 (21.11%) Machine Learning
7 38 (21.11%) MVC
8 37 (20.56%) Visualisation
9 35 (19.44%) Continuous Deployment
10 33 (18.33%) E-Commerce
11 31 (17.22%) Data Visualisation
12 30 (16.67%) DevOps
12 30 (16.67%) SOA
13 29 (16.11%) Microservices
14 28 (15.56%) Code Coverage
15 26 (14.44%) Test Automation
16 23 (12.78%) SDLC
17 17 (9.44%) Web Development
18 15 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 127 (70.56%) Java
2 79 (43.89%) SQL
3 64 (35.56%) JavaScript
4 38 (21.11%) C#
5 34 (18.89%) Java 8
6 30 (16.67%) Python
7 21 (11.67%) Groovy
8 19 (10.56%) Scala
9 15 (8.33%) Ruby
10 11 (6.11%) Perl
11 9 (5.00%) PHP
12 7 (3.89%) TypeScript
13 5 (2.78%) C++
14 4 (2.22%) Bash Shell
14 4 (2.22%) ES6
15 3 (1.67%) SPARQL
16 2 (1.11%) PowerShell
16 2 (1.11%) R
17 1 (0.56%) Clojure
17 1 (0.56%) Go
Qualifications
1 57 (31.67%) Degree
2 14 (7.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.78%) Master's Degree
4 4 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.22%) TOGAF Certification
5 3 (1.67%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.67%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.11%) EMC Certification
6 2 (1.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.44%) QA
2 4 (2.22%) SEPA
3 2 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.11%) SLA
4 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.56%) PMO
System Software
1 34 (18.89%) Docker
2 22 (12.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 9 (5.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (3.89%) HDFS
5 6 (3.33%) Varnish
6 2 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (3.33%) Ansible
2 5 (2.78%) Oozie
3 4 (2.22%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.11%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (1.11%) Kibana
4 2 (1.11%) logstash
4 2 (1.11%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.56%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.56%) Mesos
5 1 (0.56%) Puppet
5 1 (0.56%) Rancher
Vendors
1 33 (18.33%) Oracle
2 12 (6.67%) Google
3 7 (3.89%) Cloudera
3 7 (3.89%) Tableau
3 7 (3.89%) Xamarin
4 6 (3.33%) Adobe
5 5 (2.78%) Apple
5 5 (2.78%) Facebook
5 5 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (2.78%) Talend
6 4 (2.22%) Cognizant
6 4 (2.22%) IBM
6 4 (2.22%) New Relic
6 4 (2.22%) PagerDuty
7 3 (1.67%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.67%) Misys
8 2 (1.11%) EMC
8 2 (1.11%) Intel
8 2 (1.11%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.11%) Sybase