The table below looks at the statistics for Drools skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Drools over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Drools
Rank 306 324 332
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +8
Permanent jobs citing Drools 8 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.073% 0.058% 0.033%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.15% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 4
Average salary £57,500 £42,500 £69,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.29% -38.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,000 £62,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,950 £72,500 £82,400
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -2.98%
Drools
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
4048 4691 4669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 36.88% 38.63% 38.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3563 4169 4388
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Drools
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Drools across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Drools Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Drools
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Drools across the City of London region.

Drools Salary Trend in the City of London

Drools
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Drools across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Drools Salary Histogram in the City of London

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Drools also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Drools.

1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (89.66%) TDD
2 26 (89.66%) Scrum
2 26 (89.66%) JMS
2 26 (89.66%) Selenium
2 26 (89.66%) Cucumber
2 26 (89.66%) BDD
3 24 (82.76%) Relational Database
3 24 (82.76%) Web Services
4 23 (79.31%) OOA/OOD
4 23 (79.31%) OO
5 17 (58.62%) Apache Camel
6 15 (51.72%) SOA
7 14 (48.28%) SOAP
8 10 (34.48%) JSON
8 10 (34.48%) WSDL
8 10 (34.48%) XSD
9 5 (17.24%) REST
10 4 (13.79%) Maven
10 4 (13.79%) Java EE
10 4 (13.79%) ActiveMQ
11 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (10.34%) HTML
11 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
11 3 (10.34%) Java SE
11 3 (10.34%) Java EE 5
11 3 (10.34%) HTML5
12 2 (6.90%) Open Source
12 2 (6.90%) Derivative
12 2 (6.90%) Spring

Drools
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Drools also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Drools. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (3.45%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (82.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (89.66%) Selenium
1 26 (89.66%) Cucumber
2 4 (13.79%) Maven
3 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.90%) Subversion
4 1 (3.45%) JUnit
4 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.45%) Banking
1 1 (3.45%) Front Office
1 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (96.55%) Developer
1 28 (96.55%) Java Developer
2 11 (37.93%) Junior Developer
2 11 (37.93%) Junior Java Developer
2 11 (37.93%) Junior
3 3 (10.34%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
4 1 (3.45%) Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (89.66%) JMS
2 24 (82.76%) Web Services
3 17 (58.62%) Apache Camel
4 14 (48.28%) SOAP
5 10 (34.48%) JSON
5 10 (34.48%) WSDL
5 10 (34.48%) XSD
6 5 (17.24%) REST
7 4 (13.79%) Java EE
7 4 (13.79%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (10.34%) HTML
8 3 (10.34%) Java SE
8 3 (10.34%) Java EE 5
8 3 (10.34%) HTML5
9 2 (6.90%) Spring
9 2 (6.90%) J2EE
10 1 (3.45%) XSL
10 1 (3.45%) XML
10 1 (3.45%) jBPM
10 1 (3.45%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Open Source
1 2 (6.90%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) UNIX
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (89.66%) TDD
1 26 (89.66%) Scrum
1 26 (89.66%) BDD
2 23 (79.31%) OOA/OOD
2 23 (79.31%) OO
3 15 (51.72%) SOA
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.45%) BPEL
5 1 (3.45%) Workflow
5 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.45%) BPMN
5 1 (3.45%) Data Transformation
5 1 (3.45%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) XPath
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle