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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Drools
Rank 846 804 824
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +20
Permanent jobs citing Drools 35 70 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.065% 0.057%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.081% 0.17% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 31 64 56
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £32,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -17.94%

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
43252 42413 47435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.94% 39.62% 40.62%
Number of salaries quoted 36343 36780 41693
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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 3 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 3 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
(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 -51 33 £50,000 +2.56% 10
London -10 23 £50,000 -4.76% 3
City of London -3 8 £50,000 -23.07%
South East -31 8 £52,500 - 3
High Wycombe - 8 £52,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 8 £52,500 -
Edinburgh -16 2 - - 2
Scotland -17 2 - - 2
East of England - 1 £20,500 - 1
Norwich - 1 £20,500 - 1
Norfolk - 1 £20,500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 -

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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 98 (97.03%) Java
2 72 (71.29%) JMS
3 58 (57.43%) SOA
4 57 (56.44%) Web Services
5 55 (54.46%) Relational Database
6 50 (49.50%) Scrum
7 48 (47.52%) TDD
8 41 (40.59%) OOA/OOD
8 41 (40.59%) OO
8 41 (40.59%) BDD
9 39 (38.61%) Cucumber
9 39 (38.61%) Selenium
10 38 (37.62%) Hibernate
11 36 (35.64%) Spring
12 30 (29.70%) Maven
13 29 (28.71%) SQL
14 27 (26.73%) EJB
15 26 (25.74%) JBoss
16 25 (24.75%) SOAP
16 25 (24.75%) Apache Camel
17 24 (23.76%) J2EE
17 24 (23.76%) Oracle
18 23 (22.77%) XML
18 23 (22.77%) Degree
19 22 (21.78%) MVC
20 21 (20.79%) Subversion
20 21 (20.79%) JavaScript
20 21 (20.79%) Java EE
21 20 (19.80%) Struts
21 20 (19.80%) JSON

Drools
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 6 (5.94%) Apache Solr
2 5 (4.95%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.95%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (2.97%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.97%) Documentum
3 3 (2.97%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.97%) Apache
3 3 (2.97%) Alfresco
4 2 (1.98%) SAS
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.99%) Drupal
5 1 (0.99%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (0.99%) MS Office
1 1 (0.99%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.99%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.91%) Internet
2 1 (0.99%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (54.46%) Relational Database
2 13 (12.87%) Oracle Database
2 13 (12.87%) MySQL
3 9 (8.91%) SQL Server
3 9 (8.91%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (2.97%) DB2
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.99%) JasperReports
5 1 (0.99%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.99%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.99%) Big Data
5 1 (0.99%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 39 (38.61%) Selenium
1 39 (38.61%) Cucumber
2 30 (29.70%) Maven
3 21 (20.79%) Subversion
4 12 (11.88%) Ant
5 10 (9.90%) Eclipse
6 7 (6.93%) JIRA
7 6 (5.94%) Git (software)
8 5 (4.95%) JUnit
9 3 (2.97%) FitNesse
9 3 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.97%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.99%) PROIV
10 1 (0.99%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.99%) TestNG
General
1 18 (17.82%) Banking
2 14 (13.86%) Retail
2 14 (13.86%) Finance
3 9 (8.91%) Telecoms
4 7 (6.93%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.97%) Front Office
6 2 (1.98%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.98%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.99%) Law
7 1 (0.99%) Legal
Job Titles
1 94 (93.07%) Developer
2 84 (83.17%) Java Developer
3 18 (17.82%) Junior
3 18 (17.82%) Junior Developer
3 18 (17.82%) Junior Java Developer
4 17 (16.83%) Senior Developer
5 15 (14.85%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (5.94%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (1.98%) Team Leader
7 2 (1.98%) Consultant
7 2 (1.98%) Software Developer
7 2 (1.98%) Java Team Leader
7 2 (1.98%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 2 (1.98%) Risk Consultant
8 1 (0.99%) Java Programmer
8 1 (0.99%) Integration Engineer
8 1 (0.99%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (0.99%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (0.99%) Java Software Developer
8 1 (0.99%) Graduate Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (71.29%) JMS
2 57 (56.44%) Web Services
3 38 (37.62%) Hibernate
4 36 (35.64%) Spring
5 27 (26.73%) EJB
6 25 (24.75%) SOAP
6 25 (24.75%) Apache Camel
7 24 (23.76%) J2EE
8 23 (22.77%) XML
9 21 (20.79%) Java EE
10 20 (19.80%) JSON
10 20 (19.80%) Struts
11 18 (17.82%) HTML
11 18 (17.82%) XSD
11 18 (17.82%) WSDL
12 16 (15.84%) jBPM
13 13 (12.87%) JSTL
14 12 (11.88%) JSF
15 11 (10.89%) JPA
16 9 (8.91%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.81%) Computer Science
2 11 (10.89%) Mathematics
3 9 (8.91%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (8.91%) Management Information System
3 9 (8.91%) Derivative
4 7 (6.93%) Social Network
5 5 (4.95%) Open Source
6 4 (3.96%) Equities
7 3 (2.97%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (2.97%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (2.97%) Fixed Income
7 3 (2.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.98%) W3C
8 2 (1.98%) Statistics
8 2 (1.98%) Online Banking
8 2 (1.98%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.98%) Economics
8 2 (1.98%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.99%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.81%) Linux
2 10 (9.90%) UNIX
3 8 (7.92%) Windows
4 2 (1.98%) Android
4 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (57.43%) SOA
2 50 (49.50%) Scrum
3 48 (47.52%) TDD
4 41 (40.59%) OOA/OOD
4 41 (40.59%) OO
4 41 (40.59%) BDD
5 22 (21.78%) MVC
6 17 (16.83%) E-Commerce
6 17 (16.83%) BPMN
7 12 (11.88%) UML
8 11 (10.89%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (10.89%) Software Engineering
9 9 (8.91%) Time Management
9 9 (8.91%) Workflow
9 9 (8.91%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (7.92%) AOP
11 6 (5.94%) OWASP
12 5 (4.95%) Unit Testing
13 4 (3.96%) Systems Analysis
13 4 (3.96%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 98 (97.03%) Java
2 29 (28.71%) SQL
3 21 (20.79%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.94%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.97%) XQuery
6 2 (1.98%) Groovy
6 2 (1.98%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.99%) PHP
7 1 (0.99%) XPath
7 1 (0.99%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 23 (22.77%) Degree
2 10 (9.90%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.86%) QA
2 4 (3.96%) Basel III
2 4 (3.96%) CRD IV
System Software
1 1 (0.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 26 (25.74%) JBoss
2 24 (23.76%) Oracle
3 6 (5.94%) Sun
4 3 (2.97%) Sybase
5 2 (1.98%) IBM
5 2 (1.98%) Tableau
5 2 (1.98%) Birst
6 1 (0.99%) Reuters
6 1 (0.99%) Microsoft
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
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