The table below looks at the statistics for Drools skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Drools over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drools
Rank 872 890 947
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +57
Permanent jobs citing Drools 48 60 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.056% 0.035%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.15% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 35 41 34
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £61,750
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -20.00%

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
37951 40416 44721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.82% 37.56% 38.43%
Number of salaries quoted 33059 34508 37599
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

Drools
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Drools as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 August 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Drools within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +30 36 £47,500 -5.00% 5
London +25 20 £47,500 -17.39% 2
South East +44 15 £57,500 +6.97% 2
Scotland +1 12 £55,000 +41.02% 1
Oxfordshire - 6 £47,500 -
Hampshire - 6 £70,000 - 1
Oxford - 6 £47,500 -
Edinburgh +17 5 £35,000 -
Portsmouth - 4 £75,000 -
Reading +8 3 £45,000 -21.73% 1
Berkshire +2 3 £45,000 -16.27% 1
City of London +46 2 £55,000 +4.76%
Glasgow -6 2 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 £35,000 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £35,000 - 1

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT jobs citing Drools also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Drools.

1 97 (96.04%) Java
2 73 (72.28%) Spring
3 71 (70.30%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (55.45%) Maven
5 51 (50.50%) Hibernate
6 50 (49.50%) Jenkins
7 49 (48.51%) Finance
8 45 (44.55%) Oracle
9 40 (39.60%) JBoss
10 37 (36.63%) SQL
11 36 (35.64%) J2EE
12 35 (34.65%) HTML
12 35 (34.65%) REST
13 33 (32.67%) Subversion
13 33 (32.67%) UML
14 32 (31.68%) Ant
14 32 (31.68%) Web Services
15 31 (30.69%) Scrum
15 31 (30.69%) PostgreSQL
16 30 (29.70%) Workflow
16 30 (29.70%) Software Engineering
17 29 (28.71%) Continuous Integration
18 28 (27.72%) Apache Camel
19 26 (25.74%) Relational Database
19 26 (25.74%) Banking
19 26 (25.74%) RESTful
19 26 (25.74%) Linux
20 25 (24.75%) Tomcat
20 25 (24.75%) SOAP
20 25 (24.75%) CSS

Drools
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 40 (39.60%) JBoss
2 25 (24.75%) Tomcat
3 19 (18.81%) WebSphere
4 13 (12.87%) Jetty
4 13 (12.87%) nginx
4 13 (12.87%) WebLogic
5 10 (9.90%) Alfresco
6 9 (8.91%) Apache
7 8 (7.92%) PegaRULES
8 7 (6.93%) Mule
9 6 (5.94%) GemFire
10 5 (4.95%) MQSeries
11 4 (3.96%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (2.97%) Apache Solr
13 2 (1.98%) Apache Spark
13 2 (1.98%) Oracle Service Bus
14 1 (0.99%) Mule ESB
14 1 (0.99%) SAS
Business Applications
1 8 (7.92%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.98%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.95%) Internet
2 2 (1.98%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (30.69%) PostgreSQL
2 26 (25.74%) Relational Database
3 22 (21.78%) MongoDB
4 19 (18.81%) Hadoop
5 18 (17.82%) MySQL
6 15 (14.85%) Pentaho
7 14 (13.86%) Oracle Database
7 14 (13.86%) Oracle Database 11g
8 13 (12.87%) InterSystems Cache
8 13 (12.87%) RDBMS
9 12 (11.88%) Apache Cassandra
10 10 (9.90%) Neo4j
11 8 (7.92%) NoSQL
11 8 (7.92%) SQL Server
12 5 (4.95%) Big Data
12 5 (4.95%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (1.98%) Data Mining
13 2 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
14 1 (0.99%) Base SAS
14 1 (0.99%) Impala
Development Applications
1 56 (55.45%) Maven
2 50 (49.50%) Jenkins
3 33 (32.67%) Subversion
4 32 (31.68%) Ant
5 25 (24.75%) Git (software)
6 23 (22.77%) JUnit
6 23 (22.77%) Talend Open Studio
7 21 (20.79%) Eclipse
8 17 (16.83%) Selenium
9 16 (15.84%) JIRA
10 13 (12.87%) Hudson
10 13 (12.87%) Sonatype Nexus
11 10 (9.90%) Cucumber
12 9 (8.91%) IntelliJ
13 8 (7.92%) Artifactory
14 6 (5.94%) TeamCity
15 5 (4.95%) HP UFT
16 3 (2.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 3 (2.97%) JMeter
16 3 (2.97%) SoapUI
General
1 49 (48.51%) Finance
2 26 (25.74%) Banking
3 11 (10.89%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.94%) Back Office
4 6 (5.94%) German Language
4 6 (5.94%) Italian Language
5 5 (4.95%) Financial Institution
5 5 (4.95%) Private Banking
5 5 (4.95%) Retail
6 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 69 (68.32%) Developer
2 50 (49.50%) Java Developer
3 18 (17.82%) Applications Developer
4 17 (16.83%) Senior Developer
4 17 (16.83%) Senior Java Developer
5 14 (13.86%) Open Source Developer
6 13 (12.87%) Architect
7 9 (8.91%) Java Applications Developer
7 9 (8.91%) Java Architect
7 9 (8.91%) Technical Leader
8 8 (7.92%) Java Engineer
8 8 (7.92%) Java Software Architect
9 6 (5.94%) Business Developer
9 6 (5.94%) Consultant
9 6 (5.94%) Java Consultant
9 6 (5.94%) Senior Java Engineer
9 6 (5.94%) Software Architect
10 5 (4.95%) Software Engineer
10 5 (4.95%) SQL Developer
10 5 (4.95%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (72.28%) Spring
2 51 (50.50%) Hibernate
3 36 (35.64%) J2EE
4 35 (34.65%) HTML
4 35 (34.65%) REST
5 32 (31.68%) Web Services
6 28 (27.72%) Apache Camel
7 26 (25.74%) RESTful
8 25 (24.75%) ActiveMQ
8 25 (24.75%) CSS
8 25 (24.75%) Middleware
8 25 (24.75%) SOAP
9 24 (23.76%) JMS
10 23 (22.77%) JSP
11 21 (20.79%) jBPM
11 21 (20.79%) XML
12 18 (17.82%) Spring Security
13 16 (15.84%) JRules
13 16 (15.84%) JSF
13 16 (15.84%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.90%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.94%) Virtual Team
4 3 (2.97%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.98%) Derivative
5 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.98%) Fintech
5 2 (1.98%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.98%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.99%) Economics
6 1 (0.99%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.99%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.99%) Psychology
6 1 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (25.74%) Linux
2 13 (12.87%) Windows
3 10 (9.90%) CentOS
4 8 (7.92%) Unix
5 5 (4.95%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (70.30%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (32.67%) UML
3 31 (30.69%) Scrum
4 30 (29.70%) Software Engineering
4 30 (29.70%) Workflow
5 29 (28.71%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (23.76%) OO
7 23 (22.77%) Open Source
8 21 (20.79%) Multithreading
8 21 (20.79%) SOA
9 19 (18.81%) Analytics
9 19 (18.81%) ETL
10 18 (17.82%) Microservices
11 17 (16.83%) Mentoring
11 17 (16.83%) Open Source Development
12 15 (14.85%) BDD
12 15 (14.85%) BPMN
12 15 (14.85%) Process Management
12 15 (14.85%) SDLC
12 15 (14.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 97 (96.04%) Java
2 37 (36.63%) SQL
3 25 (24.75%) JavaScript
4 16 (15.84%) Python
5 15 (14.85%) Jython
6 14 (13.86%) C++
7 11 (10.89%) Shell Script
8 10 (9.90%) C
8 10 (9.90%) Groovy
9 8 (7.92%) R
10 5 (4.95%) Perl
10 5 (4.95%) PowerShell
11 4 (3.96%) Korn
11 4 (3.96%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.98%) VB
12 2 (1.98%) XQuery
13 1 (0.99%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (12.87%) Degree
2 8 (7.92%) SC Cleared
2 8 (7.92%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.99%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.92%) QA
2 2 (1.98%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.98%) ISO20022
System Software
1 8 (7.92%) Docker
Vendors
1 45 (44.55%) Oracle
2 23 (22.77%) Talend
3 21 (20.79%) ILOG
4 14 (13.86%) Splunk
5 13 (12.87%) Fiorano
5 13 (12.87%) Sybase
5 13 (12.87%) WSO2
6 10 (9.90%) Altova
7 6 (5.94%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.96%) Cognizant
8 4 (3.96%) Pega
9 3 (2.97%) Atlassian
9 3 (2.97%) hybris
9 3 (2.97%) IBM
9 3 (2.97%) MuleSoft
9 3 (2.97%) Terracotta
10 2 (1.98%) Appcelerator
10 2 (1.98%) Intalio
11 1 (0.99%) Cloudera
11 1 (0.99%) Greenplum
South West London
Reed Technology
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Free Parking
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Eligo Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Reading
Network Compucare
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Network Compucare
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 25 days ago