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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drools
Rank 840 874 821
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -53
Permanent jobs citing Drools 60 36 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.031% 0.067%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.082% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 41 30 65
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £30,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +92.30%

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
41241 43977 42328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.25% 38.28% 39.85%
Number of salaries quoted 35251 36969 36596
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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 31 August 2015 within the UK.

Drools Salary Histogram in the UK

Drools
Top 20 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 31 August 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
England +26 45 £52,500 +5.00% 3
London +12 33 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Scotland +6 15 £39,000 - 1
Glasgow - 13 £39,000 - 1
City of London +12 4 £52,500 +5.00%
Gloucestershire - 4 £40,000 - 1
South West - 4 £40,000 - 1
Gloucester - 4 £40,000 - 1
Cheshire - 3 £40,000 -
East of England - 3 £33,000 - 1
North West - 3 £40,000 -
South East +8 2 £53,750 +4.87%
Edinburgh -3 2 - -
Stevenage - 2 £33,000 - 1
Berkshire - 2 £53,750 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £33,000 - 1
Suffolk - 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £50,000 -
Reading - 1 £57,500 -

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 105 (97.22%) Java
2 82 (75.93%) Hibernate
3 78 (72.22%) Spring
4 63 (58.33%) JBoss
5 45 (41.67%) Maven
6 41 (37.96%) jBPM
7 39 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (36.11%) Web Services
8 36 (33.33%) J2EE
9 34 (31.48%) SQL
9 34 (31.48%) Middleware
9 34 (31.48%) Java EE
10 33 (30.56%) Oracle
10 33 (30.56%) XML
11 32 (29.63%) Jenkins
12 30 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
12 30 (27.78%) JMS
13 29 (26.85%) Linux
13 29 (26.85%) RESTful
13 29 (26.85%) Open Source
14 27 (25.00%) JPA
15 26 (24.07%) Tomcat
16 25 (23.15%) Git (software)
17 24 (22.22%) Eclipse
17 24 (22.22%) JDBC
17 24 (22.22%) TDD
17 24 (22.22%) ActiveMQ
18 23 (21.30%) MVC
18 23 (21.30%) MySQL
19 22 (20.37%) Finance

Drools
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 63 (58.33%) JBoss
2 26 (24.07%) Tomcat
3 17 (15.74%) Apache
4 13 (12.04%) WebLogic
5 11 (10.19%) Apache Solr
6 10 (9.26%) WebSphere
6 10 (9.26%) Mule
6 10 (9.26%) nginx
7 8 (7.41%) Mule ESB
8 4 (3.70%) Confluence
9 2 (1.85%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.85%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (1.85%) Drupal
9 2 (1.85%) Alfresco
9 2 (1.85%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.85%) CMS
10 1 (0.93%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.93%) GemFire
Business Applications
1 6 (5.56%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (3.70%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.48%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.70%) FTP
2 2 (1.85%) HTTP
2 2 (1.85%) Internet
2 2 (1.85%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (21.30%) MySQL
2 21 (19.44%) Oracle Database
3 19 (17.59%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (15.74%) MongoDB
5 6 (5.56%) Pentaho
5 6 (5.56%) SQL Server
6 4 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (2.78%) Big Data
7 3 (2.78%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.85%) Hazelcast
8 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 45 (41.67%) Maven
2 32 (29.63%) Jenkins
3 25 (23.15%) Git (software)
4 24 (22.22%) Eclipse
5 21 (19.44%) JUnit
6 12 (11.11%) JIRA
7 11 (10.19%) SoapUI
8 10 (9.26%) WebLogic Workshop
8 10 (9.26%) Subversion
9 9 (8.33%) Ant
10 8 (7.41%) Cucumber
11 7 (6.48%) JMeter
12 6 (5.56%) IntelliJ
13 5 (4.63%) Selenium
13 5 (4.63%) Hudson
14 4 (3.70%) XMLUnit
14 4 (3.70%) FitNesse
14 4 (3.70%) Oracle APEX
14 4 (3.70%) Checkstyle
15 3 (2.78%) Mockito
General
1 22 (20.37%) Finance
2 18 (16.67%) Retail
3 9 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.70%) Banking
5 3 (2.78%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.78%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.78%) Front Office
6 2 (1.85%) Electronics
6 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 80 (74.07%) Developer
2 69 (63.89%) Java Developer
3 28 (25.93%) Senior Developer
4 27 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (9.26%) Java Consultant
5 10 (9.26%) Java Software Engineer
5 10 (9.26%) Consultant
5 10 (9.26%) Architect
5 10 (9.26%) Software Engineer
5 10 (9.26%) Middleware Consultant
6 8 (7.41%) SQL Developer
6 8 (7.41%) Applications Developer
7 7 (6.48%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (3.70%) Java Technical Architect
8 4 (3.70%) Java Architect
8 4 (3.70%) Technical Architect
9 3 (2.78%) Test Manager
9 3 (2.78%) Software Developer
9 3 (2.78%) Integration Architect
9 3 (2.78%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (75.93%) Hibernate
2 78 (72.22%) Spring
3 41 (37.96%) jBPM
4 39 (36.11%) Web Services
5 36 (33.33%) J2EE
6 34 (31.48%) Java EE
6 34 (31.48%) Middleware
7 33 (30.56%) XML
8 30 (27.78%) JMS
9 29 (26.85%) RESTful
10 27 (25.00%) JPA
11 24 (22.22%) ActiveMQ
11 24 (22.22%) JDBC
12 21 (19.44%) SOAP
12 21 (19.44%) EJB
12 21 (19.44%) XSD
13 19 (17.59%) Apache Camel
14 17 (15.74%) EclipseLink
14 17 (15.74%) WSDL
14 17 (15.74%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.48%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.63%) Blog
3 3 (2.78%) User Experience
3 3 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.85%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (1.85%) DTV
4 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (26.85%) Linux
2 7 (6.48%) UNIX
3 4 (3.70%) Windows
4 3 (2.78%) Android
4 3 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (26.85%) Open Source
4 24 (22.22%) TDD
5 23 (21.30%) MVC
6 21 (19.44%) Use Case
7 19 (17.59%) Unified Process
7 19 (17.59%) SOA
7 19 (17.59%) RUP
8 17 (15.74%) People Management
9 16 (14.81%) Scrum
10 14 (12.96%) OO
11 13 (12.04%) SDLC
12 11 (10.19%) Unit Testing
12 11 (10.19%) E-Commerce
12 11 (10.19%) ETL
12 11 (10.19%) Software Engineering
13 10 (9.26%) Migration
13 10 (9.26%) Multithreading
14 9 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 105 (97.22%) Java
2 34 (31.48%) SQL
3 17 (15.74%) AspectJ
4 12 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 9 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 9 (8.33%) Groovy
5 9 (8.33%) C++
6 6 (5.56%) Ruby
7 5 (4.63%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.70%) Perl
8 4 (3.70%) PHP
8 4 (3.70%) C#
8 4 (3.70%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.70%) Python
8 4 (3.70%) XPath
8 4 (3.70%) R
9 2 (1.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 4 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.85%) Degree
3 1 (0.93%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.85%) Puppet
1 2 (1.85%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 33 (30.56%) Oracle
2 8 (7.41%) IBM
3 6 (5.56%) Sybase
3 6 (5.56%) Splunk
4 5 (4.63%) AppDynamics
4 5 (4.63%) MuleSoft
5 4 (3.70%) Solace
5 4 (3.70%) SAP
5 4 (3.70%) OpenText
6 3 (2.78%) Informatica
7 2 (1.85%) Adobe
8 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.93%) Greenplum
8 1 (0.93%) Terracotta
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