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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Drools
Rank 862 796 823
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +27
Permanent jobs citing Drools 42 65 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.062% 0.060%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.097% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 36 61 59
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,000 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £75,000
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
43136 41753 46830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.75% 39.71% 40.42%
Number of salaries quoted 36299 36236 41123
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 £29,000 £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 18 September 2014 within the UK.

Drools Salary Histogram in the UK

Drools
Top 13 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 18 September 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 -61 40 £50,000 +5.26% 11
London -34 28 £50,000 -2.43% 8
Buckinghamshire +2 10 £52,500 +23.52%
High Wycombe +1 10 £52,500 +23.52%
South East -14 10 £52,500 - 2
City of London -3 8 £50,000 -23.07% 3
Edinburgh -18 2 - -
Scotland -21 2 - -
East of England - 1 £20,500 -
Norwich - 1 £20,500 -
Norfolk - 1 £20,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 -

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (98.02%) Java
2 76 (75.25%) JMS
3 61 (60.40%) SOA
4 57 (56.44%) Web Services
5 55 (54.46%) Relational Database
6 52 (51.49%) Scrum
7 51 (50.50%) TDD
8 46 (45.54%) BDD
9 45 (44.55%) Cucumber
9 45 (44.55%) Selenium
10 43 (42.57%) OOA/OOD
10 43 (42.57%) OO
11 37 (36.63%) Spring
11 37 (36.63%) Hibernate
12 32 (31.68%) Maven
13 31 (30.69%) Apache Camel
14 27 (26.73%) SQL
15 26 (25.74%) EJB
15 26 (25.74%) JBoss
15 26 (25.74%) SOAP
16 24 (23.76%) Subversion
17 23 (22.77%) Java EE
17 23 (22.77%) J2EE
18 22 (21.78%) XML
19 21 (20.79%) JSON
19 21 (20.79%) MVC
19 21 (20.79%) BPMN
20 20 (19.80%) XSD
20 20 (19.80%) Oracle
20 20 (19.80%) WSDL

Drools
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 7 (6.93%) Apache Solr
2 5 (4.95%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (3.96%) Apache
3 4 (3.96%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.98%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (1.98%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.98%) Documentum
4 2 (1.98%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.99%) Drupal
5 1 (0.99%) Liferay
5 1 (0.99%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.99%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.99%) MS Office
1 1 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.99%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.94%) Internet
2 1 (0.99%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (54.46%) Relational Database
2 12 (11.88%) MySQL
3 11 (10.89%) Oracle Database
3 11 (10.89%) RDBMS
4 8 (7.92%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.97%) DB2
6 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.99%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.99%) Big Data
7 1 (0.99%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.99%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.99%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 45 (44.55%) Cucumber
1 45 (44.55%) Selenium
2 32 (31.68%) Maven
3 24 (23.76%) Subversion
4 13 (12.87%) Ant
5 12 (11.88%) Eclipse
6 8 (7.92%) JUnit
6 8 (7.92%) JIRA
7 7 (6.93%) Git (software)
8 6 (5.94%) TeamCity
9 3 (2.97%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.97%) FitNesse
10 2 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.99%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.99%) TestNG
11 1 (0.99%) PROIV
General
1 14 (13.86%) Banking
2 12 (11.88%) Retail
3 11 (10.89%) Finance
4 8 (7.92%) Telecoms
5 7 (6.93%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.97%) Front Office
7 1 (0.99%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.99%) Law
7 1 (0.99%) Legal
7 1 (0.99%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 94 (93.07%) Developer
2 83 (82.18%) Java Developer
3 20 (19.80%) Junior Developer
3 20 (19.80%) Junior Java Developer
3 20 (19.80%) Junior
4 18 (17.82%) Senior Developer
5 16 (15.84%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (6.93%) J2EE Developer
7 4 (3.96%) Software Developer
8 3 (2.97%) Java Software Developer
9 2 (1.98%) Senior J2EE Developer
9 2 (1.98%) Java Team Leader
9 2 (1.98%) Team Leader
10 1 (0.99%) Risk Consultant
10 1 (0.99%) Graduate Java Developer
10 1 (0.99%) Business Analyst
10 1 (0.99%) Software Engineer
10 1 (0.99%) Analyst
10 1 (0.99%) Business Systems Analyst
10 1 (0.99%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (75.25%) JMS
2 57 (56.44%) Web Services
3 37 (36.63%) Spring
3 37 (36.63%) Hibernate
4 31 (30.69%) Apache Camel
5 26 (25.74%) EJB
5 26 (25.74%) SOAP
6 23 (22.77%) Java EE
6 23 (22.77%) J2EE
7 22 (21.78%) XML
8 21 (20.79%) JSON
9 20 (19.80%) XSD
9 20 (19.80%) WSDL
10 19 (18.81%) Struts
11 16 (15.84%) jBPM
12 15 (14.85%) HTML
13 12 (11.88%) JSTL
14 10 (9.90%) JSF
14 10 (9.90%) REST
15 8 (7.92%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.85%) Computer Science
2 9 (8.91%) Mathematics
2 9 (8.91%) Derivative
3 8 (7.92%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.92%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.95%) Social Network
5 4 (3.96%) Open Source
6 3 (2.97%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (2.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.97%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (2.97%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.97%) Equities
7 1 (0.99%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.99%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.99%) W3C
7 1 (0.99%) Statistics
7 1 (0.99%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.99%) Economics
7 1 (0.99%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.83%) Linux
2 9 (8.91%) UNIX
3 7 (6.93%) Windows
4 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.99%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (60.40%) SOA
2 52 (51.49%) Scrum
3 51 (50.50%) TDD
4 46 (45.54%) BDD
5 43 (42.57%) OOA/OOD
5 43 (42.57%) OO
6 21 (20.79%) MVC
6 21 (20.79%) BPMN
7 17 (16.83%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (16.83%) E-Commerce
8 14 (13.86%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (13.86%) UML
9 10 (9.90%) Workflow
10 9 (8.91%) Software Engineering
11 8 (7.92%) Time Management
12 7 (6.93%) OWASP
12 7 (6.93%) AOP
13 4 (3.96%) Migration
13 4 (3.96%) BPEL
13 4 (3.96%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 99 (98.02%) Java
2 27 (26.73%) SQL
3 16 (15.84%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.96%) XPath
4 4 (3.96%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.97%) Groovy
6 2 (1.98%) XQuery
6 2 (1.98%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.99%) PHP5
7 1 (0.99%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (16.83%) Degree
2 12 (11.88%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.88%) QA
2 4 (3.96%) Basel III
2 4 (3.96%) CRD IV
System Software
1 4 (3.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 26 (25.74%) JBoss
2 20 (19.80%) Oracle
3 7 (6.93%) Sun
4 3 (2.97%) Sybase
5 1 (0.99%) Birst
5 1 (0.99%) Tableau
5 1 (0.99%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (0.99%) Cerillion
5 1 (0.99%) IBM
5 1 (0.99%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.99%) Nokia
5 1 (0.99%) Siemens
5 1 (0.99%) Reuters
London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: From £30,000 to £65,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 27 days ago