The table below looks at the statistics for Drools skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Drools over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Drools
Rank 431 414 439
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +25
Permanent jobs citing Drools 9 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.041% 0.057% 0.036%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.15% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 8
Average salary £51,250 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £43,300
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £32,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+42.30% -16.66%
Drools
England

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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7933 8012 8907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.05% 37.93% 39.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6725 7114 7909
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Drools
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Drools Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Drools
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Drools Salary Trend in the South East

Drools
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Drools across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Drools Salary Histogram in the South East

Drools
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Drools within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 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
(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
Buckinghamshire +13 9 £51,250 +20.58%
Drools
England

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 20 (100.00%) Java
1 20 (100.00%) J2EE
1 20 (100.00%) Web Services
1 20 (100.00%) MVC
1 20 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 20 (100.00%) Spring
2 19 (95.00%) Struts
2 19 (95.00%) JMS
2 19 (95.00%) SOA
2 19 (95.00%) EJB
2 19 (95.00%) SQL
3 17 (85.00%) E-Commerce
4 14 (70.00%) UML
4 14 (70.00%) BPMN
5 12 (60.00%) JSTL
5 12 (60.00%) Sun Certification
5 12 (60.00%) MySQL
6 10 (50.00%) Retail
7 7 (35.00%) Lucene
7 7 (35.00%) OWASP
7 7 (35.00%) Apache Solr
7 7 (35.00%) Sun
8 6 (30.00%) Internet
9 5 (25.00%) Banking
9 5 (25.00%) Degree
9 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
9 5 (25.00%) Social Network
10 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
10 4 (20.00%) Finance
11 2 (10.00%) QA

Drools
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 (35.00%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (60.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Maven
General
1 10 (50.00%) Retail
2 5 (25.00%) Banking
3 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Developer
2 11 (55.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (35.00%) J2EE Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Team Leader
5 2 (10.00%) Java Team Leader
5 2 (10.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) J2EE
1 20 (100.00%) Web Services
1 20 (100.00%) Spring
1 20 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 19 (95.00%) JMS
2 19 (95.00%) Struts
2 19 (95.00%) EJB
3 12 (60.00%) JSTL
4 7 (35.00%) Lucene
5 1 (5.00%) jQuery
5 1 (5.00%) JPA
5 1 (5.00%) HTML5
5 1 (5.00%) REST
5 1 (5.00%) CSS3
5 1 (5.00%) Ajax
5 1 (5.00%) jBPM
5 1 (5.00%) Java EE
5 1 (5.00%) JSON
5 1 (5.00%) CSS
5 1 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (25.00%) Social Network
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (5.00%) W3C
2 1 (5.00%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Android
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) MVC
2 19 (95.00%) SOA
3 17 (85.00%) E-Commerce
4 14 (70.00%) UML
4 14 (70.00%) BPMN
5 7 (35.00%) OWASP
6 1 (5.00%) BDD
6 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) TDD
6 1 (5.00%) Web Development
6 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (95.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Sun Certification
2 5 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Sun