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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Drools
Rank 872 806 826
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +20
Permanent jobs citing Drools 41 76 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.070% 0.059%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.090% 0.18% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 32 70 55
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -3.84%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45445 43020 48353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.82% 39.55% 40.97%
Number of salaries quoted 38606 37296 42767
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 £63,000 £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 28 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 28 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 -43 39 £50,000 - 9
London -67 31 £50,000 -4.76% 5
City of London -8 19 £50,000 -9.09% 3
South East +12 7 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Buckinghamshire - 7 £50,000 -
High Wycombe - 7 £50,000 -
Edinburgh -25 2 - -
Scotland -26 2 - -
East Midlands - 1 £37,500 -

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 116 (98.31%) Java
2 67 (56.78%) JMS
3 65 (55.08%) SOA
4 58 (49.15%) Relational Database
5 55 (46.61%) Hibernate
5 55 (46.61%) TDD
6 49 (41.53%) Maven
7 46 (38.98%) JBoss
8 45 (38.14%) Web Services
8 45 (38.14%) Scrum
9 43 (36.44%) Spring
10 41 (34.75%) Java EE
10 41 (34.75%) XML
11 37 (31.36%) JavaScript
11 37 (31.36%) jBPM
12 36 (30.51%) OO
13 35 (29.66%) OOA/OOD
13 35 (29.66%) Selenium
13 35 (29.66%) BDD
14 34 (28.81%) Oracle
15 33 (27.97%) Degree
15 33 (27.97%) Cucumber
16 32 (27.12%) JSF
16 32 (27.12%) SQL
17 29 (24.58%) HTML
17 29 (24.58%) Linux
18 27 (22.88%) EJB
18 27 (22.88%) Subversion
19 26 (22.03%) Computer Science
20 25 (21.19%) Continuous Integration

Drools
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 13 (11.02%) Drupal
2 11 (9.32%) Apache
3 10 (8.47%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.24%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (4.24%) Mule
5 3 (2.54%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.54%) Documentum
5 3 (2.54%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.54%) Alfresco
6 2 (1.69%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.69%) SAS
6 2 (1.69%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.85%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) GitHub
1 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.32%) LDAP
1 11 (9.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (49.15%) Relational Database
2 18 (15.25%) Oracle Database
3 15 (12.71%) RDBMS
4 14 (11.86%) SQL Server
5 9 (7.63%) MySQL
6 4 (3.39%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.54%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.54%) DB2
8 1 (0.85%) JasperReports
8 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.85%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 49 (41.53%) Maven
2 35 (29.66%) Selenium
3 33 (27.97%) Cucumber
4 27 (22.88%) Subversion
5 24 (20.34%) Ant
6 23 (19.49%) Eclipse
7 20 (16.95%) JUnit
8 12 (10.17%) TestNG
9 7 (5.93%) JIRA
9 7 (5.93%) Git (software)
10 3 (2.54%) Jenkins
10 3 (2.54%) FitNesse
10 3 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (2.54%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.69%) jMock
12 1 (0.85%) Concordion
12 1 (0.85%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.85%) Mockito
12 1 (0.85%) PROIV
General
1 21 (17.80%) Banking
2 19 (16.10%) Finance
3 14 (11.86%) Retail
4 11 (9.32%) Telecoms
5 8 (6.78%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.54%) Front Office
7 2 (1.69%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.69%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.85%) Law
8 1 (0.85%) Legal
8 1 (0.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 111 (94.07%) Developer
2 107 (90.68%) Java Developer
3 25 (21.19%) Senior Java Developer
3 25 (21.19%) Senior Developer
4 15 (12.71%) Junior Java Developer
4 15 (12.71%) Junior Developer
4 15 (12.71%) Junior
5 4 (3.39%) Lead Developer
5 4 (3.39%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (1.69%) Risk Consultant
6 2 (1.69%) Consultant
6 2 (1.69%) Team Leader
6 2 (1.69%) Java Team Leader
7 1 (0.85%) Programmer
7 1 (0.85%) Java Programmer
7 1 (0.85%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (0.85%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (0.85%) Software Engineer
7 1 (0.85%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (56.78%) JMS
2 55 (46.61%) Hibernate
3 45 (38.14%) Web Services
4 43 (36.44%) Spring
5 41 (34.75%) Java EE
5 41 (34.75%) XML
6 37 (31.36%) jBPM
7 32 (27.12%) JSF
8 29 (24.58%) HTML
9 27 (22.88%) EJB
10 22 (18.64%) Apache Camel
10 22 (18.64%) SOAP
11 21 (17.80%) JSON
12 20 (16.95%) J2EE
13 19 (16.10%) XSLT
14 18 (15.25%) Struts
14 18 (15.25%) XSD
14 18 (15.25%) CSS
14 18 (15.25%) WSDL
15 17 (14.41%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 26 (22.03%) Computer Science
2 17 (14.41%) Open Source
3 16 (13.56%) Mathematics
4 14 (11.86%) Management Information System
4 14 (11.86%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (7.63%) Derivative
5 9 (7.63%) Social Network
6 5 (4.24%) Clustering
7 4 (3.39%) Equities
8 3 (2.54%) Equity Derivative
8 3 (2.54%) Fixed Income
8 3 (2.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (2.54%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (1.69%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.69%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (1.69%) W3C
9 2 (1.69%) Statistics
9 2 (1.69%) Online Banking
9 2 (1.69%) Economics
10 1 (0.85%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 29 (24.58%) Linux
2 13 (11.02%) Windows
3 10 (8.47%) UNIX
4 2 (1.69%) Android
4 2 (1.69%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (55.08%) SOA
2 55 (46.61%) TDD
3 45 (38.14%) Scrum
4 36 (30.51%) OO
5 35 (29.66%) OOA/OOD
5 35 (29.66%) BDD
6 25 (21.19%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (20.34%) Workflow
8 23 (19.49%) BPMN
9 17 (14.41%) MVC
9 17 (14.41%) Software Engineering
10 14 (11.86%) Time Management
11 13 (11.02%) AOP
12 12 (10.17%) E-Commerce
13 9 (7.63%) UML
13 9 (7.63%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (5.08%) Product Management
14 6 (5.08%) Migration
15 5 (4.24%) Risk Management
15 5 (4.24%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 116 (98.31%) Java
2 37 (31.36%) JavaScript
3 32 (27.12%) SQL
4 9 (7.63%) PL/SQL
5 6 (5.08%) Groovy
6 3 (2.54%) XQuery
7 2 (1.69%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.85%) XPath
8 1 (0.85%) PHP
8 1 (0.85%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 33 (27.97%) Degree
2 4 (3.39%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.54%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (17.80%) QA
2 4 (3.39%) HL7
2 4 (3.39%) Basel III
2 4 (3.39%) CRD IV
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 46 (38.98%) JBoss
2 34 (28.81%) Oracle
3 4 (3.39%) Sybase
4 2 (1.69%) Tableau
4 2 (1.69%) IBM
5 1 (0.85%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.85%) Reuters
5 1 (0.85%) Microsoft
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
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum (doe) plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 11 days ago
Wigan
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary, pioneering professional environment an
Posted: 19 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum (doe) plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 26 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: From £25,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 27 days ago