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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drools
Rank 829 812 807
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -5
Permanent jobs citing Drools 23 51 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.049% 0.055%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.061% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 23 45 50
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +29.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £40,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,250
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £45,000 £20,000
% change year-on-year
+27.77% +125.00%
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
37765 42495 41611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.64% 40.78% 40.69%
Number of salaries quoted 32451 35748 36673
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +25 14 £50,000 -28.57% 3
East of England +12 4 £45,000 -5.26%
South East -16 4 £57,500 +17.34%
North West - 1 £42,500 - 2
Drools
UK

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 64 (100.00%) Java
2 42 (65.63%) Spring
3 41 (64.06%) Hibernate
4 37 (57.81%) JBoss
5 34 (53.13%) Apache Camel
6 32 (50.00%) Maven
6 32 (50.00%) TDD
7 31 (48.44%) REST
8 30 (46.88%) JMS
9 28 (43.75%) SOA
10 27 (42.19%) J2EE
11 26 (40.63%) SOAP
11 26 (40.63%) Scrum
11 26 (40.63%) Cucumber
11 26 (40.63%) BDD
11 26 (40.63%) ActiveMQ
11 26 (40.63%) Java EE
12 25 (39.06%) Tomcat
13 24 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (34.38%) Middleware
15 21 (32.81%) Apache
15 21 (32.81%) Web Services
16 20 (31.25%) JUnit
16 20 (31.25%) jBPM
17 18 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
18 17 (26.56%) Selenium
19 16 (25.00%) Subversion
19 16 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
19 16 (25.00%) OO
20 15 (23.44%) Workflow

Drools
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 37 (57.81%) JBoss
2 25 (39.06%) Tomcat
3 21 (32.81%) Apache
4 12 (18.75%) WebSphere
4 12 (18.75%) WebLogic
5 4 (6.25%) OpenStack
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.88%) Relational Database
2 12 (18.75%) MySQL
3 6 (9.38%) RDBMS
4 4 (6.25%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 32 (50.00%) Maven
2 26 (40.63%) Cucumber
3 20 (31.25%) JUnit
4 17 (26.56%) Selenium
5 16 (25.00%) Subversion
6 13 (20.31%) Jenkins
7 12 (18.75%) WebLogic Workshop
8 10 (15.63%) Ant
9 9 (14.06%) Eclipse
9 9 (14.06%) Git (software)
10 6 (9.38%) TeamCity
11 5 (7.81%) JIRA
12 4 (6.25%) JMeter
13 2 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (17.19%) Telecoms
2 8 (12.50%) Retail
3 4 (6.25%) Finance
4 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.69%) Marketing
4 3 (4.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 57 (89.06%) Developer
1 57 (89.06%) Java Developer
2 15 (23.44%) Senior Developer
2 15 (23.44%) Senior Java Developer
3 12 (18.75%) Java Software Engineer
3 12 (18.75%) Software Engineer
4 11 (17.19%) Consultant
4 11 (17.19%) Middleware Consultant
4 11 (17.19%) Java Consultant
5 9 (14.06%) Junior
5 9 (14.06%) Junior Developer
5 9 (14.06%) Junior Java Developer
6 8 (12.50%) Java Software Developer
6 8 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 8 (12.50%) Software Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) J2EE Developer
9 1 (1.56%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (65.63%) Spring
2 41 (64.06%) Hibernate
3 34 (53.13%) Apache Camel
4 31 (48.44%) REST
5 30 (46.88%) JMS
6 27 (42.19%) J2EE
7 26 (40.63%) SOAP
7 26 (40.63%) ActiveMQ
7 26 (40.63%) Java EE
8 22 (34.38%) Middleware
9 21 (32.81%) Web Services
10 20 (31.25%) jBPM
11 14 (21.88%) Java SE
11 14 (21.88%) Java EE 5
12 12 (18.75%) JPA
13 10 (15.63%) Spring Security
13 10 (15.63%) Ajax
13 10 (15.63%) JSP
14 9 (14.06%) XML
14 9 (14.06%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Open Source
2 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.69%) DTV
4 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (50.00%) TDD
2 28 (43.75%) SOA
3 26 (40.63%) Scrum
3 26 (40.63%) BDD
4 24 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
6 16 (25.00%) OO
7 15 (23.44%) Workflow
8 12 (18.75%) Migration
8 12 (18.75%) Software Engineering
9 8 (12.50%) High Availability
10 6 (9.38%) Dependency Injection
10 6 (9.38%) Data Transformation
10 6 (9.38%) Data Modelling
11 5 (7.81%) Project Management
11 5 (7.81%) Agile Project Management
11 5 (7.81%) Kanban
12 4 (6.25%) Multithreading
13 3 (4.69%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 64 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (20.31%) SQL
3 9 (14.06%) Groovy
4 6 (9.38%) XPath
5 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.69%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.56%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (12.50%) IBM
2 5 (7.81%) Nokia
2 5 (7.81%) Siemens
2 5 (7.81%) Cerillion
2 5 (7.81%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle
3 3 (4.69%) SAP
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