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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drools
Rank 845 855 860
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Permanent jobs citing Drools 54 77 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.065% 0.039%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.16% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 27 64 35
Average salary £55,000 £49,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £46,250 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+24.32% +20.12%

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
41821 47620 44610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.71% 40.10% 40.37%
Number of salaries quoted 35593 40144 38834
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 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 27 April 2015 within the UK.

Drools Salary Histogram in the UK

Drools
Top 17 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 27 April 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
Scotland +33 28 £62,500 +68.91% 2
Edinburgh +27 27 - - 2
England -2 26 £55,000 +10.00% 5
London +6 22 £55,000 -15.38% 5
City of London +12 5 £55,000 +10.00% 2
South East +7 2 £57,500 +17.34%
Berkshire -3 2 £57,500 -
Wimbledon -13 2 £36,500 -8.75%
New Malden - 2 £45,000 -
Newbury - 2 £57,500 -
East of England +22 1 £45,000 -5.26%
Glasgow +11 1 £62,500 -
Hertfordshire -9 1 £45,000 -5.26%
Chester - 1 £42,500 -
North West - 1 £42,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £42,500 -
Stevenage - 1 £45,000 -

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 89 (98.89%) Java
2 72 (80.00%) Hibernate
2 72 (80.00%) Spring
3 66 (73.33%) JBoss
4 48 (53.33%) Middleware
5 47 (52.22%) jBPM
6 45 (50.00%) Maven
6 45 (50.00%) Web Services
7 44 (48.89%) JMS
8 41 (45.56%) Java EE
9 40 (44.44%) J2EE
10 39 (43.33%) JPA
11 33 (36.67%) SOAP
12 31 (34.44%) Tomcat
12 31 (34.44%) REST
13 30 (33.33%) MVC
14 29 (32.22%) Continuous Integration
14 29 (32.22%) Apache Camel
15 28 (31.11%) ActiveMQ
16 25 (27.78%) Eclipse
16 25 (27.78%) WSDL
16 25 (27.78%) XML
16 25 (27.78%) XSD
17 24 (26.67%) TDD
18 23 (25.56%) RESTful
18 23 (25.56%) Oracle
19 21 (23.33%) SOA
20 20 (22.22%) JDBC
20 20 (22.22%) Scrum
20 20 (22.22%) Oracle Database

Drools
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 66 (73.33%) JBoss
2 31 (34.44%) Tomcat
3 18 (20.00%) Apache
4 12 (13.33%) WebSphere
4 12 (13.33%) WebLogic
5 4 (4.44%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.22%) Mule
6 2 (2.22%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.11%) Confluence
7 1 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.11%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.44%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 19 (21.11%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (21.11%) MySQL
3 8 (8.89%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.44%) Hazelcast
5 3 (3.33%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 45 (50.00%) Maven
2 25 (27.78%) Eclipse
3 19 (21.11%) Cucumber
4 18 (20.00%) JUnit
5 14 (15.56%) Jenkins
6 12 (13.33%) WebLogic Workshop
7 10 (11.11%) Selenium
8 9 (10.00%) Git (software)
9 8 (8.89%) Subversion
10 5 (5.56%) Ant
10 5 (5.56%) JMeter
11 4 (4.44%) JIRA
11 4 (4.44%) TeamCity
12 2 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 1 (1.11%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (12.22%) Telecoms
1 11 (12.22%) Retail
2 6 (6.67%) Finance
3 3 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.33%) Electronics
3 3 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 71 (78.89%) Developer
1 71 (78.89%) Java Developer
2 31 (34.44%) Senior Java Developer
2 31 (34.44%) Senior Developer
3 13 (14.44%) Software Engineer
3 13 (14.44%) Java Software Engineer
4 11 (12.22%) Consultant
4 11 (12.22%) Middleware Consultant
4 11 (12.22%) Java Consultant
5 9 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 9 (10.00%) Architect
6 8 (8.89%) Junior
6 8 (8.89%) Junior Developer
6 8 (8.89%) Junior Java Developer
6 8 (8.89%) Java Technical Architect
6 8 (8.89%) Java Architect
6 8 (8.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (5.56%) Java Software Developer
7 5 (5.56%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.33%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (80.00%) Hibernate
1 72 (80.00%) Spring
2 48 (53.33%) Middleware
3 47 (52.22%) jBPM
4 45 (50.00%) Web Services
5 44 (48.89%) JMS
6 41 (45.56%) Java EE
7 40 (44.44%) J2EE
8 39 (43.33%) JPA
9 33 (36.67%) SOAP
10 31 (34.44%) REST
11 29 (32.22%) Apache Camel
12 28 (31.11%) ActiveMQ
13 25 (27.78%) WSDL
13 25 (27.78%) XML
13 25 (27.78%) XSD
14 23 (25.56%) RESTful
15 20 (22.22%) JDBC
16 19 (21.11%) EJB
16 19 (21.11%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.78%) Open Source
2 3 (3.33%) DTV
2 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.22%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (2.22%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (33.33%) MVC
2 29 (32.22%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (26.67%) TDD
4 21 (23.33%) SOA
5 20 (22.22%) Scrum
5 20 (22.22%) BDD
6 19 (21.11%) Use Case
6 19 (21.11%) Unified Process
6 19 (21.11%) RUP
6 19 (21.11%) People Management
7 18 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (14.44%) Software Engineering
9 12 (13.33%) Migration
10 11 (12.22%) OOA/OOD
10 11 (12.22%) OO
10 11 (12.22%) High Availability
11 9 (10.00%) Workflow
12 5 (5.56%) Data Modelling
12 5 (5.56%) Multithreading
12 5 (5.56%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 89 (98.89%) Java
2 19 (21.11%) AspectJ
3 12 (13.33%) SQL
4 5 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.44%) Groovy
6 3 (3.33%) XPath
6 3 (3.33%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.22%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) Puppet
2 1 (1.11%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 23 (25.56%) Oracle
2 11 (12.22%) IBM
3 4 (4.44%) SAP
4 3 (3.33%) Nokia
4 3 (3.33%) Siemens
4 3 (3.33%) Cerillion
4 3 (3.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (1.11%) Informatica
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