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 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drools
Rank 859 915 931
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +16
Permanent jobs citing Drools 56 49 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.044% 0.052%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 37 30 54
Median salary £58,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.45% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,150 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -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
38203 42215 47976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.80% 38.06% 39.53%
Number of salaries quoted 33194 36133 41036
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 £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 June 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Drools within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 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 +64 35 £67,500 +22.72% 10
Scotland +4 21 £55,000 - 4
London +27 20 £56,500 -1.73% 3
South East +61 14 £70,000 +21.73% 2
Glasgow +7 13 - - 4
Hampshire - 12 £70,000 -
City of London +58 5 £55,000 - 1
Edinburgh -3 4 - -
Portsmouth - 4 £75,000 -
Farnborough - 4 £45,000 -
Oxford - 2 £55,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £55,000 -
Dorset - 1 £62,500 -
South West - 1 £62,500 - 1
Poole - 1 £62,500 -
Havant - 1 £70,000 -

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 115 (96.64%) Java
2 90 (75.63%) Spring
3 77 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (60.50%) Hibernate
5 67 (56.30%) Maven
6 62 (52.10%) J2EE
7 55 (46.22%) SQL
8 52 (43.70%) Oracle
9 48 (40.34%) JBoss
10 45 (37.82%) Finance
10 45 (37.82%) REST
11 44 (36.97%) HTML
11 44 (36.97%) Software Engineering
12 42 (35.29%) Jenkins
13 39 (32.77%) Tomcat
14 38 (31.93%) jBPM
15 37 (31.09%) JavaScript
15 37 (31.09%) Apache Camel
16 36 (30.25%) CSS
17 34 (28.57%) OO
17 34 (28.57%) Relational Database
18 33 (27.73%) JUnit
18 33 (27.73%) Open Source
19 32 (26.89%) UML
20 31 (26.05%) Subversion
21 30 (25.21%) SOAP
21 30 (25.21%) XML
21 30 (25.21%) Ant
22 29 (24.37%) SOA
23 28 (23.53%) JMS

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 48 (40.34%) JBoss
2 39 (32.77%) Tomcat
3 27 (22.69%) WebSphere
4 19 (15.97%) WebLogic
5 14 (11.76%) Apache
6 10 (8.40%) Jetty
6 10 (8.40%) nginx
7 9 (7.56%) Alfresco
7 9 (7.56%) Mule
8 8 (6.72%) GemFire
9 6 (5.04%) MQSeries
10 4 (3.36%) Oracle Coherence
10 4 (3.36%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (2.52%) Apache Spark
12 2 (1.68%) Mule ESB
12 2 (1.68%) PegaRULES
13 1 (0.84%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.84%) Liferay
13 1 (0.84%) Oracle Service Bus
13 1 (0.84%) SAS
Business Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.68%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.88%) GitHub
2 4 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.20%) Internet
2 1 (0.84%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 24 (20.17%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (15.97%) RDBMS
4 16 (13.45%) Hadoop
4 16 (13.45%) MongoDB
4 16 (13.45%) SQL Server
5 15 (12.61%) MySQL
6 14 (11.76%) Oracle Database
7 11 (9.24%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (9.24%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (8.40%) InterSystems Cache
8 10 (8.40%) Oracle Reports
8 10 (8.40%) Pentaho
9 9 (7.56%) NoSQL
10 7 (5.88%) Hazelcast
10 7 (5.88%) JasperReports
11 6 (5.04%) Neo4j
12 5 (4.20%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (2.52%) Data Mining
14 1 (0.84%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 67 (56.30%) Maven
2 42 (35.29%) Jenkins
3 33 (27.73%) JUnit
4 31 (26.05%) Subversion
5 30 (25.21%) Ant
6 21 (17.65%) Eclipse
7 16 (13.45%) Git (software)
8 15 (12.61%) Talend Open Studio
9 13 (10.92%) JIRA
10 12 (10.08%) Selenium
11 10 (8.40%) Cucumber
11 10 (8.40%) Hudson
11 10 (8.40%) Sonatype Nexus
12 7 (5.88%) FitNesse
12 7 (5.88%) WebLogic Workshop
13 6 (5.04%) IntelliJ
13 6 (5.04%) TeamCity
14 5 (4.20%) HP UFT
15 4 (3.36%) Artifactory
15 4 (3.36%) NetBeans
General
1 45 (37.82%) Finance
2 25 (21.01%) Banking
3 10 (8.40%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.04%) German Language
4 6 (5.04%) Italian Language
5 5 (4.20%) Financial Institution
5 5 (4.20%) Private Banking
5 5 (4.20%) Retail
6 1 (0.84%) Back Office
6 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 84 (70.59%) Developer
2 73 (61.34%) Java Developer
3 21 (17.65%) J2EE Developer
3 21 (17.65%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 20 (16.81%) Java Engineer
5 19 (15.97%) Java Software Developer
6 18 (15.13%) Software Developer
7 17 (14.29%) Software Engineer
8 16 (13.45%) Java Software Engineer
8 16 (13.45%) Technical Leader
9 15 (12.61%) Architect
10 14 (11.76%) Senior Developer
10 14 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
11 13 (10.92%) Applications Developer
12 12 (10.08%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 11 (9.24%) J2EE Software Engineer
13 11 (9.24%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
14 9 (7.56%) Java Architect
14 9 (7.56%) Senior Java Engineer
15 8 (6.72%) Java Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (75.63%) Spring
2 72 (60.50%) Hibernate
3 62 (52.10%) J2EE
4 45 (37.82%) REST
5 44 (36.97%) HTML
6 38 (31.93%) jBPM
7 37 (31.09%) Apache Camel
8 36 (30.25%) CSS
9 30 (25.21%) SOAP
9 30 (25.21%) XML
10 28 (23.53%) ActiveMQ
10 28 (23.53%) JMS
10 28 (23.53%) Web Services
11 27 (22.69%) Middleware
12 22 (18.49%) JPA
13 20 (16.81%) JSP
14 19 (15.97%) Java EE
15 18 (15.13%) JSF
15 18 (15.13%) RESTful
16 17 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.24%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.88%) Clustering
4 6 (5.04%) Virtual Team
5 4 (3.36%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.52%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.52%) Derivative
6 3 (2.52%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.84%) Economics
8 1 (0.84%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.84%) Psychology
8 1 (0.84%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (19.33%) Linux
2 10 (8.40%) Windows
3 8 (6.72%) Unix
4 5 (4.20%) CentOS
5 1 (0.84%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (36.97%) Software Engineering
3 34 (28.57%) OO
4 33 (27.73%) Open Source
5 32 (26.89%) UML
6 29 (24.37%) SOA
7 26 (21.85%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (21.85%) TDD
7 26 (21.85%) Workflow
8 23 (19.33%) Mentoring
9 20 (16.81%) ETL
10 19 (15.97%) Project Management
10 19 (15.97%) Scrum
10 19 (15.97%) SDLC
11 17 (14.29%) Migration
11 17 (14.29%) Multithreading
11 17 (14.29%) MVC
12 16 (13.45%) Microservices
13 15 (12.61%) Technical Architecture
14 14 (11.76%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 115 (96.64%) Java
2 55 (46.22%) SQL
3 37 (31.09%) JavaScript
4 15 (12.61%) Python
5 11 (9.24%) C++
5 11 (9.24%) Jython
6 10 (8.40%) C
7 9 (7.56%) Groovy
7 9 (7.56%) Shell Script
8 8 (6.72%) PL/SQL
9 7 (5.88%) R
10 6 (5.04%) Perl
10 6 (5.04%) PowerShell
10 6 (5.04%) XQuery
11 5 (4.20%) XPath
12 4 (3.36%) Korn
13 3 (2.52%) VB
14 2 (1.68%) C#
15 1 (0.84%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.84%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (10.92%) Degree
2 6 (5.04%) SC Cleared
2 6 (5.04%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.84%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.72%) QA
2 3 (2.52%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.84%) ISO20022
System Software
1 8 (6.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.84%) Kibana
1 1 (0.84%) logstash
Vendors
1 52 (43.70%) Oracle
2 16 (13.45%) Red Hat
3 15 (12.61%) Talend
4 14 (11.76%) Sybase
5 12 (10.08%) ILOG
5 12 (10.08%) Splunk
6 10 (8.40%) Altova
6 10 (8.40%) Fiorano
6 10 (8.40%) WSO2
7 5 (4.20%) Pega
8 4 (3.36%) Appcelerator
8 4 (3.36%) Cognizant
8 4 (3.36%) Intalio
9 3 (2.52%) IBM
9 3 (2.52%) Terracotta
10 2 (1.68%) Greenplum
10 2 (1.68%) Microsoft
11 1 (0.84%) Cloudera
11 1 (0.84%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.84%) PeopleSoft
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