The table below looks at the statistics for Drools skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Drools over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drools
Rank 846 886 821
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -65
Permanent jobs citing Drools 56 52 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.044% 0.058%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 38 43 54
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £30,000 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £49,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-21.21% +32.00%

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

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
41730 46198 43669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.71% 39.12% 40.21%
Number of salaries quoted 35708 39502 38013
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 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Drools
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Drools Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Drools
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Drools within the UK.

Drools Salary Trend in the UK

Drools
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Drools over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 within the UK.

Drools Salary Histogram in the UK

Drools
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Drools within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 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
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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
England +11 37 £55,000 +10.00% 5
London +10 29 £57,500 +15.00% 5
Scotland +20 19 £39,000 - 2
Edinburgh +16 11 - -
City of London +14 8 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Glasgow - 8 £39,000 -
Stevenage - 4 £33,000 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £33,000 -
East of England - 4 £33,000 -
North West - 3 £40,000 -
Cheshire - 3 £40,000 -
South East +5 1 £57,500 +16.16%
Wimbledon - 1 £36,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £57,500 -
Reading - 1 £57,500 -

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 100 (98.04%) Java
2 84 (82.35%) Hibernate
2 84 (82.35%) Spring
3 74 (72.55%) JBoss
4 51 (50.00%) jBPM
5 48 (47.06%) Middleware
6 46 (45.10%) Maven
7 45 (44.12%) Web Services
8 42 (41.18%) JPA
9 37 (36.27%) J2EE
10 36 (35.29%) JMS
10 36 (35.29%) RESTful
11 35 (34.31%) Continuous Integration
11 35 (34.31%) MVC
11 35 (34.31%) Java EE
12 32 (31.37%) XML
12 32 (31.37%) Tomcat
13 29 (28.43%) Oracle
14 27 (26.47%) SOAP
15 26 (25.49%) JDBC
15 26 (25.49%) Eclipse
15 26 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (25.49%) Oracle Database
16 25 (24.51%) Jenkins
16 25 (24.51%) Use Case
16 25 (24.51%) People Management
16 25 (24.51%) EclipseLink
16 25 (24.51%) PostgreSQL
16 25 (24.51%) Unified Process
16 25 (24.51%) TopLink

Drools
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 74 (72.55%) JBoss
2 32 (31.37%) Tomcat
3 17 (16.67%) Apache
4 10 (9.80%) WebSphere
4 10 (9.80%) WebLogic
5 8 (7.84%) Apache Solr
6 7 (6.86%) Mule
6 7 (6.86%) nginx
7 6 (5.88%) Mule ESB
8 4 (3.92%) OpenStack
8 4 (3.92%) Confluence
9 2 (1.96%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.98%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.98%) GemFire
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.90%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.92%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.49%) Oracle Database
2 25 (24.51%) PostgreSQL
3 22 (21.57%) MySQL
4 10 (9.80%) MongoDB
5 5 (4.90%) SQL Server
6 4 (3.92%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (3.92%) Pentaho
6 4 (3.92%) Hazelcast
7 3 (2.94%) Big Data
8 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.98%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 46 (45.10%) Maven
2 26 (25.49%) Eclipse
3 25 (24.51%) Jenkins
4 22 (21.57%) Git (software)
5 15 (14.71%) JUnit
6 10 (9.80%) WebLogic Workshop
7 9 (8.82%) JIRA
8 8 (7.84%) JMeter
9 7 (6.86%) Subversion
10 6 (5.88%) SoapUI
11 5 (4.90%) Cucumber
11 5 (4.90%) Ant
12 3 (2.94%) Hudson
12 3 (2.94%) Selenium
13 2 (1.96%) TeamCity
13 2 (1.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 2 (1.96%) NeoLoad
14 1 (0.98%) Eclipse RCP
14 1 (0.98%) FitNesse
General
1 19 (18.63%) Retail
2 13 (12.75%) Finance
3 7 (6.86%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.94%) Electronics
4 3 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.94%) Marketing
5 2 (1.96%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.96%) Banking
5 2 (1.96%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.96%) Front Office
6 1 (0.98%) Billing
Job Titles
1 73 (71.57%) Developer
2 66 (64.71%) Java Developer
3 32 (31.37%) Senior Developer
3 32 (31.37%) Senior Java Developer
4 13 (12.75%) Architect
5 12 (11.76%) Software Engineer
5 12 (11.76%) Java Software Engineer
6 10 (9.80%) Java Consultant
6 10 (9.80%) Middleware Consultant
6 10 (9.80%) Consultant
7 9 (8.82%) Technical Architect
8 8 (7.84%) Java Technical Architect
8 8 (7.84%) Java Architect
9 7 (6.86%) SQL Developer
9 7 (6.86%) Applications Developer
10 6 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 5 (4.90%) Java Software Developer
11 5 (4.90%) Software Developer
12 3 (2.94%) J2EE Developer
12 3 (2.94%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (82.35%) Hibernate
1 84 (82.35%) Spring
2 51 (50.00%) jBPM
3 48 (47.06%) Middleware
4 45 (44.12%) Web Services
5 42 (41.18%) JPA
6 37 (36.27%) J2EE
7 36 (35.29%) JMS
7 36 (35.29%) RESTful
8 35 (34.31%) Java EE
9 32 (31.37%) XML
10 27 (26.47%) SOAP
11 26 (25.49%) JDBC
12 25 (24.51%) EJB
12 25 (24.51%) XSD
12 25 (24.51%) WSDL
12 25 (24.51%) XML Schema
12 25 (24.51%) TopLink
12 25 (24.51%) EclipseLink
13 21 (20.59%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.92%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.94%) DTV
2 3 (2.94%) Blog
2 3 (2.94%) User Experience
2 3 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.96%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 23 (22.55%) Linux
2 5 (4.90%) UNIX
3 3 (2.94%) Windows
3 3 (2.94%) Android
3 3 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (34.31%) MVC
1 35 (34.31%) Continuous Integration
2 26 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (24.51%) Use Case
3 25 (24.51%) RUP
3 25 (24.51%) Unified Process
3 25 (24.51%) People Management
4 24 (23.53%) Open Source
5 16 (15.69%) TDD
6 13 (12.75%) Software Engineering
7 12 (11.76%) Scrum
7 12 (11.76%) High Availability
7 12 (11.76%) API Design
8 11 (10.78%) SOA
9 10 (9.80%) Migration
9 10 (9.80%) Multithreading
9 10 (9.80%) Unit Testing
10 9 (8.82%) BDD
10 9 (8.82%) SDLC
10 9 (8.82%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 100 (98.04%) Java
2 25 (24.51%) AspectJ
3 19 (18.63%) SQL
4 9 (8.82%) Groovy
5 5 (4.90%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.92%) R
7 3 (2.94%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.94%) C++
7 3 (2.94%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.96%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.92%) Puppet
2 2 (1.96%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 29 (28.43%) Oracle
2 12 (11.76%) IBM
3 5 (4.90%) SAP
3 5 (4.90%) Splunk
4 4 (3.92%) AppDynamics
5 3 (2.94%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.96%) Informatica
7 1 (0.98%) Greenplum
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + be - bonus, trips, pens +
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
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Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum with bonuses and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago