The table below looks at the statistics for Drools skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Drools over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Drools
Rank 834 799 825
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +26
Permanent jobs citing Drools 39 53 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.053% 0.060%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.097% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 35 51 57
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £20,000 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £32,500 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -15.03%
Drools
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
40284 39862 45219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.77% 40.03% 40.82%
Number of salaries quoted 34160 34841 39973
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Drools
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Drools Jobs Demand Trend in England

Drools
Salary Trend in England

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

Drools Salary Trend in England

Drools
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Drools across the England region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Drools Salary Histogram in England

Drools
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Drools within the England region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +1 27 £52,500 +2.43% 8
South East -12 9 £51,250 -2.38% 1
East of England - 2 £32,750 -
Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 -
Drools
UK

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 94 (98.95%) Java
2 74 (77.89%) JMS
3 58 (61.05%) SOA
4 56 (58.95%) Web Services
5 53 (55.79%) Relational Database
6 52 (54.74%) Scrum
7 50 (52.63%) TDD
8 47 (49.47%) BDD
9 46 (48.42%) Cucumber
9 46 (48.42%) Selenium
10 44 (46.32%) OOA/OOD
10 44 (46.32%) OO
11 34 (35.79%) Spring
12 33 (34.74%) Apache Camel
13 32 (33.68%) Hibernate
14 30 (31.58%) Maven
15 27 (28.42%) SOAP
16 25 (26.32%) SQL
17 24 (25.26%) EJB
18 23 (24.21%) JBoss
18 23 (24.21%) Subversion
19 22 (23.16%) Java EE
19 22 (23.16%) JSON
19 22 (23.16%) J2EE
20 21 (22.11%) XSD
20 21 (22.11%) WSDL
21 20 (21.05%) MVC
22 18 (18.95%) Struts
22 18 (18.95%) XML
22 18 (18.95%) Oracle

Drools
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 7 (7.37%) Apache Solr
2 5 (5.26%) Apache
2 5 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (3.16%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.11%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.05%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.05%) Liferay
5 1 (1.05%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.05%) Documentum
5 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) MS Office
1 1 (1.05%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.05%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (55.79%) Relational Database
2 12 (12.63%) MySQL
3 11 (11.58%) RDBMS
4 10 (10.53%) Oracle Database
5 7 (7.37%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.11%) DB2
6 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.05%) JasperReports
7 1 (1.05%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.05%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.05%) Big Data
7 1 (1.05%) Hazelcast
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 46 (48.42%) Selenium
1 46 (48.42%) Cucumber
2 30 (31.58%) Maven
3 23 (24.21%) Subversion
4 11 (11.58%) Eclipse
4 11 (11.58%) Ant
5 9 (9.47%) JIRA
6 7 (7.37%) JUnit
6 7 (7.37%) TeamCity
6 7 (7.37%) Git (software)
7 3 (3.16%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.11%) FitNesse
9 1 (1.05%) PROIV
9 1 (1.05%) Bitbucket
General
1 12 (12.63%) Banking
2 10 (10.53%) Retail
3 9 (9.47%) Finance
4 8 (8.42%) Telecoms
5 7 (7.37%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.16%) Front Office
7 1 (1.05%) Law
7 1 (1.05%) Legal
Job Titles
1 89 (93.68%) Developer
2 78 (82.11%) Java Developer
3 20 (21.05%) Junior Developer
3 20 (21.05%) Junior
3 20 (21.05%) Junior Java Developer
4 17 (17.89%) Senior Developer
5 15 (15.79%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (7.37%) J2EE Developer
7 4 (4.21%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.16%) Java Software Developer
9 2 (2.11%) Senior J2EE Developer
9 2 (2.11%) Team Leader
9 2 (2.11%) Java Team Leader
10 1 (1.05%) Programmer
10 1 (1.05%) Integration Manager
10 1 (1.05%) Oracle Developer
10 1 (1.05%) Business Analyst
10 1 (1.05%) Software Engineer
10 1 (1.05%) Analyst
10 1 (1.05%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (77.89%) JMS
2 56 (58.95%) Web Services
3 34 (35.79%) Spring
4 33 (34.74%) Apache Camel
5 32 (33.68%) Hibernate
6 27 (28.42%) SOAP
7 24 (25.26%) EJB
8 22 (23.16%) J2EE
8 22 (23.16%) Java EE
8 22 (23.16%) JSON
9 21 (22.11%) XSD
9 21 (22.11%) WSDL
10 18 (18.95%) Struts
10 18 (18.95%) XML
11 13 (13.68%) jBPM
12 12 (12.63%) JSTL
12 12 (12.63%) HTML
13 11 (11.58%) REST
14 9 (9.47%) ActiveMQ
15 8 (8.42%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.68%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.42%) Derivative
3 7 (7.37%) Mathematics
3 7 (7.37%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.37%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.26%) Social Network
6 3 (3.16%) Open Source
7 2 (2.11%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (2.11%) Fixed Income
7 2 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (2.11%) Equities
7 2 (2.11%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (1.05%) Online Banking
8 1 (1.05%) W3C
8 1 (1.05%) Clustering
8 1 (1.05%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.84%) Linux
2 9 (9.47%) UNIX
3 6 (6.32%) Windows
4 1 (1.05%) Android
4 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (61.05%) SOA
2 52 (54.74%) Scrum
3 50 (52.63%) TDD
4 47 (49.47%) BDD
5 44 (46.32%) OOA/OOD
5 44 (46.32%) OO
6 20 (21.05%) MVC
7 17 (17.89%) BPMN
8 16 (16.84%) E-Commerce
9 15 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (13.68%) UML
11 12 (12.63%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (8.42%) Software Engineering
12 8 (8.42%) Workflow
13 7 (7.37%) Time Management
13 7 (7.37%) OWASP
14 6 (6.32%) AOP
15 5 (5.26%) Data Transformation
16 4 (4.21%) Kanban
16 4 (4.21%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 94 (98.95%) Java
2 25 (26.32%) SQL
3 14 (14.74%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.26%) XPath
5 4 (4.21%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.16%) Groovy
7 2 (2.11%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.05%) PHP5
8 1 (1.05%) PHP
8 1 (1.05%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 14 (14.74%) Degree
2 11 (11.58%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.53%) QA
2 4 (4.21%) Basel III
2 4 (4.21%) CRD IV
System Software
1 4 (4.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 23 (24.21%) JBoss
2 18 (18.95%) Oracle
3 7 (7.37%) Sun
4 2 (2.11%) Nokia
4 2 (2.11%) Siemens
4 2 (2.11%) Sybase
4 2 (2.11%) Cerillion
4 2 (2.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (1.05%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.05%) Reuters
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Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: From £30,000 to £65,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
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City of London
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
London
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
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Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 26 days ago