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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Drools
Rank 864 799 834
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +35
Permanent jobs citing Drools 40 72 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.066% 0.057%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.089% 0.17% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 33 66 55
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £32,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+53.84% -16.66%

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
44720 42822 47653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.18% 39.40% 40.67%
Number of salaries quoted 37606 37096 41992
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 22 August 2014 within the UK.

Drools Salary Histogram in the UK

Drools
Top 10 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 22 August 2014. 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 -36 38 £50,000 +2.56% 6
London -14 27 £50,000 -4.76% 2
City of London -9 12 £50,000 -23.07% 1
South East -21 10 £51,250 -2.38% 1
High Wycombe - 10 £51,250 -
Buckinghamshire - 10 £51,250 -
Edinburgh -15 2 - -
Scotland -26 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 -

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 99 (97.06%) Java
2 72 (70.59%) JMS
3 60 (58.82%) SOA
4 55 (53.92%) Web Services
4 55 (53.92%) Relational Database
5 49 (48.04%) Scrum
5 49 (48.04%) TDD
6 40 (39.22%) Hibernate
6 40 (39.22%) OOA/OOD
6 40 (39.22%) OO
6 40 (39.22%) BDD
7 38 (37.25%) Cucumber
7 38 (37.25%) Selenium
8 36 (35.29%) Spring
9 32 (31.37%) Maven
10 30 (29.41%) SQL
11 29 (28.43%) JBoss
12 28 (27.45%) EJB
13 26 (25.49%) Oracle
13 26 (25.49%) XML
13 26 (25.49%) Degree
14 24 (23.53%) Java EE
14 24 (23.53%) J2EE
14 24 (23.53%) SOAP
14 24 (23.53%) JavaScript
14 24 (23.53%) Apache Camel
15 22 (21.57%) MVC
16 21 (20.59%) Subversion
16 21 (20.59%) Struts
16 21 (20.59%) Computer Science

Drools
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 5 (4.90%) Oracle Workflow
1 5 (4.90%) Tomcat
1 5 (4.90%) Apache Solr
2 3 (2.94%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.94%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.94%) Apache
2 3 (2.94%) Documentum
2 3 (2.94%) Drupal
2 3 (2.94%) Alfresco
3 2 (1.96%) SAS
3 2 (1.96%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.98%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (0.98%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.98%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) GitHub
1 1 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.80%) Internet
2 2 (1.96%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (53.92%) Relational Database
2 14 (13.73%) Oracle Database
3 13 (12.75%) MySQL
4 10 (9.80%) SQL Server
4 10 (9.80%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.94%) DB2
5 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.98%) JasperReports
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.98%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 38 (37.25%) Cucumber
1 38 (37.25%) Selenium
2 32 (31.37%) Maven
3 21 (20.59%) Subversion
4 14 (13.73%) Ant
5 12 (11.76%) Eclipse
6 7 (6.86%) JIRA
6 7 (6.86%) JUnit
7 5 (4.90%) Git (software)
8 3 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (2.94%) TestNG
8 3 (2.94%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.94%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.98%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.98%) PROIV
General
1 19 (18.63%) Banking
2 16 (15.69%) Finance
3 14 (13.73%) Retail
4 10 (9.80%) Telecoms
5 7 (6.86%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.94%) Front Office
7 2 (1.96%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.96%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.98%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.98%) Law
8 1 (0.98%) Legal
Job Titles
1 95 (93.14%) Developer
2 86 (84.31%) Java Developer
3 18 (17.65%) Junior
3 18 (17.65%) Senior Developer
3 18 (17.65%) Junior Developer
3 18 (17.65%) Junior Java Developer
4 16 (15.69%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (4.90%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (1.96%) Risk Consultant
6 2 (1.96%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 2 (1.96%) Team Leader
6 2 (1.96%) Java Team Leader
6 2 (1.96%) Consultant
7 1 (0.98%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (0.98%) Programmer
7 1 (0.98%) Lead Developer
7 1 (0.98%) Software Engineer
7 1 (0.98%) Java Programmer
7 1 (0.98%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (70.59%) JMS
2 55 (53.92%) Web Services
3 40 (39.22%) Hibernate
4 36 (35.29%) Spring
5 28 (27.45%) EJB
6 26 (25.49%) XML
7 24 (23.53%) Java EE
7 24 (23.53%) J2EE
7 24 (23.53%) SOAP
7 24 (23.53%) Apache Camel
8 21 (20.59%) Struts
9 20 (19.61%) HTML
9 20 (19.61%) JSON
10 19 (18.63%) jBPM
11 18 (17.65%) XSD
11 18 (17.65%) WSDL
12 15 (14.71%) JSF
13 13 (12.75%) JSTL
14 12 (11.76%) JPA
15 9 (8.82%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.59%) Computer Science
2 12 (11.76%) Mathematics
3 10 (9.80%) Management Information System
3 10 (9.80%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (8.82%) Derivative
5 8 (7.84%) Social Network
6 7 (6.86%) Open Source
7 4 (3.92%) Equities
8 3 (2.94%) Equity Derivative
8 3 (2.94%) Fixed Income
8 3 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (2.94%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (1.96%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.96%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (1.96%) W3C
9 2 (1.96%) Statistics
9 2 (1.96%) Online Banking
9 2 (1.96%) Economics
10 1 (0.98%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.63%) Linux
2 10 (9.80%) UNIX
3 9 (8.82%) Windows
4 2 (1.96%) Android
4 2 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (58.82%) SOA
2 49 (48.04%) Scrum
2 49 (48.04%) TDD
3 40 (39.22%) OOA/OOD
3 40 (39.22%) OO
3 40 (39.22%) BDD
4 22 (21.57%) MVC
5 18 (17.65%) BPMN
6 17 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 12 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 12 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (10.78%) UML
9 10 (9.80%) Workflow
9 10 (9.80%) Time Management
10 9 (8.82%) AOP
11 8 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (4.90%) Unit Testing
12 5 (4.90%) OWASP
13 4 (3.92%) Migration
13 4 (3.92%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (97.06%) Java
2 30 (29.41%) SQL
3 24 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.86%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.94%) XQuery
6 2 (1.96%) Groovy
6 2 (1.96%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.98%) XPath
7 1 (0.98%) PHP
7 1 (0.98%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 26 (25.49%) Degree
2 9 (8.82%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.71%) QA
2 4 (3.92%) Basel III
2 4 (3.92%) CRD IV
System Software
1 1 (0.98%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 29 (28.43%) JBoss
2 26 (25.49%) Oracle
3 5 (4.90%) Sun
4 3 (2.94%) Sybase
5 2 (1.96%) Tableau
5 2 (1.96%) IBM
6 1 (0.98%) Reuters
6 1 (0.98%) Microsoft
Cheadle
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 23 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: From £25,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 23 days ago