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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drools
Rank 870 913 909
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -4
Permanent jobs citing Drools 53 48 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.045% 0.053%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 27 25 57
Median salary £70,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £81,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £55,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +12.24%

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
37735 40698 47177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.40% 38.00% 40.10%
Number of salaries quoted 32651 34732 40326
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +28 29 £70,000 +27.27% 10
Scotland +6 24 - - 2
London +21 21 £72,500 +31.81% 4
Glasgow - 20 - - 2
South East +30 7 £45,000 -21.73% 4
Hampshire - 6 £45,000 - 1
City of London +64 4 £55,000 - 4
Edinburgh -15 4 - -
Farnborough - 4 £45,000 -
South West - 1 £62,500 - 2
Oxfordshire - 1 £42,500 -
Havant - 1 £70,000 - 1
Oxford - 1 £42,500 -
Poole - 1 £62,500 -
Dorset - 1 £62,500 -

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 125 (96.90%) Java
2 104 (80.62%) Spring
3 89 (68.99%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (66.67%) Hibernate
5 79 (61.24%) Maven
6 74 (57.36%) SQL
7 65 (50.39%) JBoss
8 62 (48.06%) Oracle
9 61 (47.29%) J2EE
10 60 (46.51%) Finance
11 53 (41.09%) jBPM
12 50 (38.76%) Relational Database
13 49 (37.98%) HTML
14 45 (34.88%) REST
15 44 (34.11%) Tomcat
15 44 (34.11%) OO
16 42 (32.56%) TDD
17 40 (31.01%) JavaScript
18 39 (30.23%) Software Engineering
19 37 (28.68%) JUnit
19 37 (28.68%) CSS
20 34 (26.36%) RDBMS
20 34 (26.36%) Apache Camel
20 34 (26.36%) Jenkins
21 33 (25.58%) XML
22 31 (24.03%) SOA
23 30 (23.26%) SOAP
23 30 (23.26%) Subversion
23 30 (23.26%) WebSphere
23 30 (23.26%) Open Source

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 65 (50.39%) JBoss
2 44 (34.11%) Tomcat
3 30 (23.26%) WebSphere
4 22 (17.05%) WebLogic
5 19 (14.73%) Oracle Coherence
6 15 (11.63%) Apache
7 10 (7.75%) Jetty
7 10 (7.75%) nginx
8 9 (6.98%) Alfresco
8 9 (6.98%) Mule
9 8 (6.20%) GemFire
10 6 (4.65%) MQSeries
11 4 (3.10%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (1.55%) Apache Spark
12 2 (1.55%) Mule ESB
12 2 (1.55%) SAS
13 1 (0.78%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.78%) Liferay
13 1 (0.78%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 19 (14.73%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.78%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.43%) GitHub
2 4 (3.10%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.88%) Internet
2 1 (0.78%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (38.76%) Relational Database
2 34 (26.36%) RDBMS
3 29 (22.48%) Oracle Database
4 16 (12.40%) SQL Server
5 15 (11.63%) MySQL
6 13 (10.08%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (8.53%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (7.75%) InterSystems Cache
8 10 (7.75%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (5.43%) Hazelcast
9 7 (5.43%) JasperReports
10 5 (3.88%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (3.88%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (3.88%) Hadoop
10 5 (3.88%) MongoDB
10 5 (3.88%) Pentaho
11 3 (2.33%) Data Mining
11 3 (2.33%) NoSQL
12 2 (1.55%) Big Data
13 1 (0.78%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 79 (61.24%) Maven
2 37 (28.68%) JUnit
3 34 (26.36%) Jenkins
4 30 (23.26%) Subversion
5 24 (18.60%) Ant
6 22 (17.05%) FitNesse
7 21 (16.28%) Eclipse
8 12 (9.30%) Git (software)
8 12 (9.30%) Selenium
9 10 (7.75%) Cucumber
9 10 (7.75%) Hudson
9 10 (7.75%) Sonatype Nexus
9 10 (7.75%) Talend Open Studio
9 10 (7.75%) WebLogic Workshop
10 7 (5.43%) JIRA
11 6 (4.65%) IntelliJ
11 6 (4.65%) TeamCity
12 5 (3.88%) HP UFT
13 4 (3.10%) Artifactory
13 4 (3.10%) NetBeans
General
1 60 (46.51%) Finance
2 26 (20.16%) Banking
3 9 (6.98%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.65%) German Language
4 6 (4.65%) Italian Language
5 5 (3.88%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.88%) Private Banking
5 5 (3.88%) Retail
6 2 (1.55%) Marketing
7 1 (0.78%) Back Office
7 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 91 (70.54%) Developer
2 81 (62.79%) Java Developer
3 25 (19.38%) J2EE Developer
3 25 (19.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 24 (18.60%) Java Software Developer
5 23 (17.83%) Java Engineer
6 20 (15.50%) Software Developer
7 19 (14.73%) Java Software Engineer
7 19 (14.73%) Software Engineer
8 17 (13.18%) Technical Leader
9 15 (11.63%) Lead Developer
10 14 (10.85%) Lead Java Developer
10 14 (10.85%) Senior Developer
10 14 (10.85%) Senior Java Developer
11 13 (10.08%) Applications Developer
11 13 (10.08%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 13 (10.08%) J2EE Software Engineer
11 13 (10.08%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
12 10 (7.75%) Senior Java Engineer
13 9 (6.98%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (80.62%) Spring
2 86 (66.67%) Hibernate
3 61 (47.29%) J2EE
4 53 (41.09%) jBPM
5 49 (37.98%) HTML
6 45 (34.88%) REST
7 37 (28.68%) CSS
8 34 (26.36%) Apache Camel
9 33 (25.58%) XML
10 30 (23.26%) SOAP
11 28 (21.71%) JMS
11 28 (21.71%) Middleware
11 28 (21.71%) Web Services
12 26 (20.16%) JPA
13 25 (19.38%) ActiveMQ
14 22 (17.05%) Java EE
15 20 (15.50%) JSP
16 18 (13.95%) jQuery
16 18 (13.95%) JSF
16 18 (13.95%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.53%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.43%) Clustering
4 4 (3.10%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.33%) Derivative
5 3 (2.33%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.55%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.55%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.83%) Unix
2 18 (13.95%) Linux
3 10 (7.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (68.99%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (34.11%) OO
3 42 (32.56%) TDD
4 39 (30.23%) Software Engineering
5 31 (24.03%) SOA
6 30 (23.26%) Open Source
7 26 (20.16%) UML
8 25 (19.38%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (19.38%) Mentoring
8 25 (19.38%) Workflow
9 21 (16.28%) ETL
10 20 (15.50%) Multithreading
11 19 (14.73%) Automated Testing
11 19 (14.73%) Migration
11 19 (14.73%) MVC
11 19 (14.73%) Project Management
11 19 (14.73%) SDLC
12 16 (12.40%) Microservices
13 15 (11.63%) Data Modelling
13 15 (11.63%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 125 (96.90%) Java
2 74 (57.36%) SQL
3 40 (31.01%) JavaScript
4 25 (19.38%) PL/SQL
5 24 (18.60%) Python
6 22 (17.05%) Groovy
7 14 (10.85%) C#
8 11 (8.53%) Shell Script
9 7 (5.43%) C++
9 7 (5.43%) XQuery
10 6 (4.65%) C
10 6 (4.65%) Jython
10 6 (4.65%) Perl
10 6 (4.65%) PowerShell
10 6 (4.65%) XPath
11 5 (3.88%) R
12 4 (3.10%) Korn
13 3 (2.33%) VB
14 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (10.08%) Degree
2 2 (1.55%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.43%) QA
2 3 (2.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.78%) ISO20022
System Software
1 2 (1.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) Kibana
1 1 (0.78%) logstash
Vendors
1 62 (48.06%) Oracle
2 18 (13.95%) Red Hat
3 14 (10.85%) Sybase
4 12 (9.30%) Splunk
5 11 (8.53%) ILOG
6 10 (7.75%) Altova
6 10 (7.75%) Fiorano
6 10 (7.75%) Talend
6 10 (7.75%) WSO2
7 4 (3.10%) Appcelerator
7 4 (3.10%) Intalio
7 4 (3.10%) Pega
8 3 (2.33%) Cognizant
9 2 (1.55%) Greenplum
9 2 (1.55%) IBM
9 2 (1.55%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.55%) Terracotta
10 1 (0.78%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.78%) PeopleSoft
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
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CGI
Salary: benefits
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City, London
CGI
Salary: benefits
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Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £43000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
South West
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Posted: 22 days ago