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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drools
Rank 258 311 307
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -4
Permanent jobs citing Drools 3 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.045% 0.069% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.21% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 7
Average salary £52,500 £57,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% +27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £40,250 £51,250 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-21.46% +10.81%
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
2367 3353 4055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 35.37% 32.88% 39.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2129 3000 3495
Average salary £57,500 £53,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.49% +0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JBoss
2 2 (50.00%) Financial Institution
2 2 (50.00%) Back Office
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Checkstyle
2 2 (50.00%) XPath
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Use Case
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) EJB 3.0
2 2 (50.00%) XMLUnit
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Camel
2 2 (50.00%) Solace
2 2 (50.00%) JMS
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (50.00%) IntelliJ
2 2 (50.00%) FTP

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) FTP
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Ant
1 2 (50.00%) Checkstyle
1 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (50.00%) IntelliJ
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) JUnit
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
1 2 (50.00%) XMLUnit
General
1 2 (50.00%) Back Office
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Core Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Camel
1 2 (50.00%) EJB
1 2 (50.00%) EJB 3.0
1 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (50.00%) JavaBeans
1 2 (50.00%) JDBC
1 2 (50.00%) JMS
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XSD
1 2 (50.00%) XSL
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Code Coverage
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) UML
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Use Case
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) Solace
1 2 (50.00%) Sybase