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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Drools
Rank 861 845 836
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -9
Permanent jobs citing Drools 48 51 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.046% 0.062%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 45 44 65
Average salary £57,500 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.24% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,250 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £43,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +34.61%

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
41856 45264 47634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.80% 40.90% 41.31%
Number of salaries quoted 35893 38833 42120
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 25 November 2014 within the UK.

Drools Salary Histogram in the UK

Drools
Top 16 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 25 November 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
England +6 48 £57,500 +42.85% 10
London +47 39 £57,500 +43.75% 4
City of London +19 16 £57,500 +64.28% 2
South East -15 4 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +2 3 £52,500 +26.50%
High Wycombe -6 3 £52,500 +26.50%
East of England - 3 £45,000 - 1
Leeds -11 2 £56,250 -
West Yorkshire -26 2 £56,250 -
Yorkshire -33 2 £56,250 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £50,000 - 1
Stevenage - 2 £50,000 - 1
Surrey -19 1 £42,500 -15.00%
Surbiton - 1 £42,500 -
Norfolk - 1 £20,500 -
Norwich - 1 £20,500 -

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 87 (98.86%) Java
2 60 (68.18%) SOA
3 59 (67.05%) JMS
4 51 (57.95%) Web Services
4 51 (57.95%) TDD
5 46 (52.27%) Cucumber
5 46 (52.27%) BDD
5 46 (52.27%) Scrum
6 42 (47.73%) Selenium
7 41 (46.59%) Apache Camel
8 38 (43.18%) Spring
9 37 (42.05%) OOA/OOD
9 37 (42.05%) OO
9 37 (42.05%) Relational Database
10 32 (36.36%) Hibernate
10 32 (36.36%) Maven
11 30 (34.09%) SOAP
12 29 (32.95%) REST
13 24 (27.27%) Java EE
14 23 (26.14%) J2EE
15 22 (25.00%) JBoss
15 22 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (23.86%) ActiveMQ
16 21 (23.86%) Subversion
17 19 (21.59%) Continuous Integration
17 19 (21.59%) SQL
18 18 (20.45%) BPMN
19 17 (19.32%) Workflow
20 16 (18.18%) jBPM
21 15 (17.05%) Java EE 5

Drools
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 22 (25.00%) JBoss
2 14 (15.91%) Apache
3 7 (7.95%) Apache Solr
4 4 (4.55%) WebLogic
4 4 (4.55%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.55%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.41%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (2.27%) Oracle Coherence
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (42.05%) Relational Database
2 9 (10.23%) RDBMS
3 8 (9.09%) MySQL
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 46 (52.27%) Cucumber
2 42 (47.73%) Selenium
3 32 (36.36%) Maven
4 21 (23.86%) Subversion
5 13 (14.77%) JUnit
5 13 (14.77%) Eclipse
6 11 (12.50%) TeamCity
6 11 (12.50%) Git (software)
7 9 (10.23%) JIRA
7 9 (10.23%) Ant
7 9 (10.23%) Jenkins
8 4 (4.55%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 10 (11.36%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.68%) Retail
3 3 (3.41%) Investment Banking
3 3 (3.41%) Front Office
3 3 (3.41%) Banking
4 2 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 83 (94.32%) Developer
2 72 (81.82%) Java Developer
3 22 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 20 (22.73%) Senior Java Developer
5 16 (18.18%) Junior Developer
5 16 (18.18%) Junior Java Developer
5 16 (18.18%) Junior
6 7 (7.95%) Software Developer
6 7 (7.95%) J2EE Developer
6 7 (7.95%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (4.55%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (4.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (4.55%) Middleware Consultant
7 4 (4.55%) Java Consultant
7 4 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Consultant
7 4 (4.55%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.27%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (67.05%) JMS
2 51 (57.95%) Web Services
3 41 (46.59%) Apache Camel
4 38 (43.18%) Spring
5 32 (36.36%) Hibernate
6 30 (34.09%) SOAP
7 29 (32.95%) REST
8 24 (27.27%) Java EE
9 23 (26.14%) J2EE
10 21 (23.86%) ActiveMQ
11 16 (18.18%) jBPM
12 15 (17.05%) Java SE
12 15 (17.05%) Java EE 5
13 13 (14.77%) EJB
13 13 (14.77%) Struts
14 12 (13.64%) XSD
14 12 (13.64%) WSDL
14 12 (13.64%) Middleware
14 12 (13.64%) JSON
15 11 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.82%) Open Source
2 3 (3.41%) Derivative
3 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.14%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.82%) Linux
2 5 (5.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (68.18%) SOA
2 51 (57.95%) TDD
3 46 (52.27%) Scrum
3 46 (52.27%) BDD
4 37 (42.05%) OOA/OOD
4 37 (42.05%) OO
5 22 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (21.59%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (20.45%) BPMN
8 17 (19.32%) Workflow
9 14 (15.91%) MVC
10 12 (13.64%) UML
11 11 (12.50%) E-Commerce
12 9 (10.23%) Data Transformation
13 7 (7.95%) OWASP
14 6 (6.82%) Agile Project Management
14 6 (6.82%) Kanban
14 6 (6.82%) Project Management
15 4 (4.55%) Data Modelling
15 4 (4.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 87 (98.86%) Java
2 19 (21.59%) SQL
3 9 (10.23%) XPath
3 9 (10.23%) Groovy
4 6 (6.82%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.27%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (11.36%) Sun Certification
2 1 (1.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) QA
2 2 (2.27%) Basel III
2 2 (2.27%) CRD IV
System Software
1 4 (4.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 7 (7.95%) Sun
2 6 (6.82%) Nokia
2 6 (6.82%) Siemens
2 6 (6.82%) Cerillion
2 6 (6.82%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 5 (5.68%) Oracle
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + be - bonus, trips, pens +
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + package & benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheadle
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago