The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Drools
Rank 852 799 806
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +7
Permanent jobs citing Drools 44 70 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.064% 0.064%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.097% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 35 64 60
Average salary £50,000 £43,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £65,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +3.44%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45536 43438 48308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.04% 39.82% 41.14%
Number of salaries quoted 38815 37807 42883
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 11 July 2014 within the UK.

Drools Salary Histogram in the UK

Drools
Top 9 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 11 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -28 41 £50,000 -4.76% 13
London -42 33 £50,000 -4.76% 8
City of London +10 25 £50,000 -23.07% 6
South East -10 7 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Buckinghamshire - 7 £50,000 -
High Wycombe - 7 £50,000 -
Scotland -27 2 - - 1
Edinburgh -28 2 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £37,500 -

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 119 (98.35%) Java
2 68 (56.20%) JMS
3 67 (55.37%) SOA
4 62 (51.24%) Hibernate
5 58 (47.93%) Relational Database
6 53 (43.80%) Maven
7 52 (42.98%) TDD
8 50 (41.32%) Spring
9 49 (40.50%) JBoss
10 44 (36.36%) Web Services
10 44 (36.36%) XML
10 44 (36.36%) Java EE
11 42 (34.71%) Scrum
12 40 (33.06%) jBPM
13 39 (32.23%) Degree
14 38 (31.40%) JavaScript
15 36 (29.75%) Oracle
16 35 (28.93%) SQL
16 35 (28.93%) JSF
17 32 (26.45%) EJB
17 32 (26.45%) OO
17 32 (26.45%) Selenium
18 31 (25.62%) BDD
18 31 (25.62%) OOA/OOD
19 30 (24.79%) Subversion
19 30 (24.79%) Computer Science
20 29 (23.97%) Linux
20 29 (23.97%) HTML
20 29 (23.97%) Cucumber
21 27 (22.31%) Continuous Integration

Drools
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 14 (11.57%) Apache
2 13 (10.74%) Drupal
3 10 (8.26%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.13%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (4.13%) Mule
5 3 (2.48%) Apache Solr
5 3 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.48%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.48%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.48%) Alfresco
5 3 (2.48%) Documentum
6 2 (1.65%) SAS
7 1 (0.83%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (0.83%) MS Office
1 1 (0.83%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.83%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.92%) Internet
2 11 (9.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (47.93%) Relational Database
2 18 (14.88%) Oracle Database
3 17 (14.05%) RDBMS
4 16 (13.22%) SQL Server
5 11 (9.09%) MySQL
6 4 (3.31%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.48%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.48%) DB2
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.83%) JasperReports
8 1 (0.83%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 53 (43.80%) Maven
2 32 (26.45%) Selenium
3 30 (24.79%) Subversion
4 29 (23.97%) Cucumber
5 27 (22.31%) Ant
6 24 (19.83%) Eclipse
7 21 (17.36%) JUnit
8 12 (9.92%) TestNG
9 6 (4.96%) Git (software)
10 5 (4.13%) JIRA
11 4 (3.31%) Jenkins
12 3 (2.48%) FitNesse
12 3 (2.48%) jMock
12 3 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.83%) PROIV
13 1 (0.83%) Mockito
13 1 (0.83%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.83%) Concordion
13 1 (0.83%) Bitbucket
General
1 23 (19.01%) Banking
2 19 (15.70%) Finance
3 16 (13.22%) Retail
4 13 (10.74%) Telecoms
5 8 (6.61%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.65%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.65%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.83%) Front Office
7 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.83%) Law
7 1 (0.83%) Legal
7 1 (0.83%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 114 (94.21%) Developer
2 112 (92.56%) Java Developer
3 27 (22.31%) Senior Developer
3 27 (22.31%) Senior Java Developer
4 13 (10.74%) Junior
4 13 (10.74%) Junior Developer
4 13 (10.74%) Junior Java Developer
5 4 (3.31%) Lead Developer
5 4 (3.31%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (1.65%) Risk Consultant
6 2 (1.65%) Java Team Leader
6 2 (1.65%) Team Leader
6 2 (1.65%) Consultant
7 1 (0.83%) Programmer
7 1 (0.83%) Software Engineer
7 1 (0.83%) Software Developer
7 1 (0.83%) Architect
7 1 (0.83%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (0.83%) Java Programmer
7 1 (0.83%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (56.20%) JMS
2 62 (51.24%) Hibernate
3 50 (41.32%) Spring
4 44 (36.36%) Java EE
4 44 (36.36%) Web Services
4 44 (36.36%) XML
5 40 (33.06%) jBPM
6 35 (28.93%) JSF
7 32 (26.45%) EJB
8 29 (23.97%) HTML
9 23 (19.01%) Struts
10 22 (18.18%) J2EE
11 21 (17.36%) JSON
12 20 (16.53%) XSLT
12 20 (16.53%) SOAP
12 20 (16.53%) JPA
12 20 (16.53%) Apache Camel
13 18 (14.88%) CSS
13 18 (14.88%) XSD
13 18 (14.88%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 30 (24.79%) Computer Science
2 18 (14.88%) Open Source
2 18 (14.88%) Mathematics
3 16 (13.22%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (13.22%) Management Information System
4 10 (8.26%) Social Network
5 9 (7.44%) Derivative
6 5 (4.13%) Clustering
7 4 (3.31%) Equities
8 3 (2.48%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (2.48%) Equity Derivative
8 3 (2.48%) Fixed Income
8 3 (2.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.65%) W3C
9 2 (1.65%) Statistics
9 2 (1.65%) Online Banking
9 2 (1.65%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (1.65%) Economics
9 2 (1.65%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.83%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 29 (23.97%) Linux
2 15 (12.40%) Windows
3 8 (6.61%) UNIX
4 2 (1.65%) Android
4 2 (1.65%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (55.37%) SOA
2 52 (42.98%) TDD
3 42 (34.71%) Scrum
4 32 (26.45%) OO
5 31 (25.62%) OOA/OOD
5 31 (25.62%) BDD
6 27 (22.31%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (21.49%) Workflow
8 25 (20.66%) BPMN
9 20 (16.53%) Software Engineering
9 20 (16.53%) MVC
10 16 (13.22%) Time Management
11 15 (12.40%) AOP
11 15 (12.40%) E-Commerce
12 10 (8.26%) UML
13 9 (7.44%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (4.96%) Migration
14 6 (4.96%) Product Management
15 5 (4.13%) Unit Testing
16 4 (3.31%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 119 (98.35%) Java
2 38 (31.40%) JavaScript
3 35 (28.93%) SQL
4 9 (7.44%) PL/SQL
4 9 (7.44%) Groovy
5 3 (2.48%) XQuery
6 1 (0.83%) XPath
6 1 (0.83%) PHP5
6 1 (0.83%) PHP
Qualifications
1 39 (32.23%) Degree
2 4 (3.31%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.31%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (19.01%) QA
2 4 (3.31%) HL7
2 4 (3.31%) Basel III
2 4 (3.31%) CRD IV
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 49 (40.50%) JBoss
2 36 (29.75%) Oracle
3 4 (3.31%) Sybase
4 2 (1.65%) Tableau
4 2 (1.65%) IBM
5 1 (0.83%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.83%) Reuters
Wigan
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £52000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary, pioneering professional environment an
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum (doe) plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: From £25,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £500.00 - £650.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 25 days ago