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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drools
Rank 837 873 824
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -49
Permanent jobs citing Drools 55 41 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.035% 0.070%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.090% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 41 32 70
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £30,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £59,600 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%

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
41241 45627 43427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.60% 38.92% 39.90%
Number of salaries quoted 35205 38805 37583
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,600 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 29 July 2015 within the UK.

Drools Salary Histogram in the UK

Drools
Top 18 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 29 July 2015. 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 +22 41 £55,000 +10.00% 5
London +25 30 £57,500 +15.00% 4
Scotland +25 14 £39,000 -
Glasgow - 9 £39,000 -
City of London +14 5 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Edinburgh +10 5 - -
Hertfordshire - 4 £33,000 -
Stevenage - 4 £33,000 -
East of England - 4 £33,000 -
North West - 3 £40,000 -
Cheshire - 3 £40,000 -
South East +14 2 £53,750 +7.50%
South West - 2 £40,000 - 1
Berkshire - 2 £53,750 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £40,000 - 1
Gloucester - 2 £40,000 - 1
Newbury - 1 £50,000 -
Reading - 1 £57,500 -

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

1 107 (97.27%) Java
2 88 (80.00%) Hibernate
3 87 (79.09%) Spring
4 74 (67.27%) JBoss
5 50 (45.45%) jBPM
6 49 (44.55%) Maven
7 48 (43.64%) Web Services
8 46 (41.82%) Middleware
9 40 (36.36%) JPA
10 39 (35.45%) J2EE
11 38 (34.55%) RESTful
12 37 (33.64%) Java EE
12 37 (33.64%) Continuous Integration
12 37 (33.64%) XML
12 37 (33.64%) JMS
13 35 (31.82%) MVC
14 33 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
14 33 (30.00%) Oracle
15 31 (28.18%) Jenkins
16 30 (27.27%) Tomcat
17 29 (26.36%) Eclipse
18 28 (25.45%) JDBC
18 28 (25.45%) Open Source
19 27 (24.55%) Use Case
19 27 (24.55%) EJB
19 27 (24.55%) XSD
19 27 (24.55%) Linux
20 26 (23.64%) SOAP
20 26 (23.64%) Git (software)
20 26 (23.64%) Oracle Database

Drools
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 74 (67.27%) JBoss
2 30 (27.27%) Tomcat
3 18 (16.36%) Apache
4 11 (10.00%) Apache Solr
5 10 (9.09%) WebSphere
5 10 (9.09%) WebLogic
5 10 (9.09%) nginx
6 9 (8.18%) Mule
7 8 (7.27%) Mule ESB
8 4 (3.64%) Confluence
9 3 (2.73%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.91%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.91%) GemFire
11 1 (0.91%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.82%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.82%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.36%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.73%) AMQP
2 2 (1.82%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (23.64%) Oracle Database
2 25 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (21.82%) MySQL
4 15 (13.64%) MongoDB
5 5 (4.55%) SQL Server
6 4 (3.64%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (3.64%) Pentaho
7 3 (2.73%) Big Data
7 3 (2.73%) Hazelcast
8 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.91%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 49 (44.55%) Maven
2 31 (28.18%) Jenkins
3 29 (26.36%) Eclipse
4 26 (23.64%) Git (software)
5 17 (15.45%) JUnit
6 12 (10.91%) JIRA
7 10 (9.09%) WebLogic Workshop
8 9 (8.18%) SoapUI
9 8 (7.27%) Subversion
10 7 (6.36%) JMeter
11 6 (5.45%) Ant
12 5 (4.55%) Selenium
12 5 (4.55%) Cucumber
12 5 (4.55%) Hudson
13 3 (2.73%) NeoLoad
13 3 (2.73%) IntelliJ
14 2 (1.82%) FitNesse
14 2 (1.82%) TeamCity
14 2 (1.82%) XMLUnit
14 2 (1.82%) Oracle APEX
General
1 21 (19.09%) Retail
2 17 (15.45%) Finance
3 9 (8.18%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.73%) Electronics
4 3 (2.73%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.73%) Marketing
5 2 (1.82%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.82%) Banking
5 2 (1.82%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.82%) Front Office
6 1 (0.91%) Billing
Job Titles
1 78 (70.91%) Developer
2 70 (63.64%) Java Developer
3 31 (28.18%) Senior Developer
3 31 (28.18%) Senior Java Developer
4 14 (12.73%) Architect
5 11 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 11 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 10 (9.09%) Java Consultant
6 10 (9.09%) Middleware Consultant
6 10 (9.09%) Consultant
7 8 (7.27%) Technical Architect
7 8 (7.27%) Java Technical Architect
7 8 (7.27%) Java Architect
8 7 (6.36%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 7 (6.36%) SQL Developer
8 7 (6.36%) Applications Developer
9 4 (3.64%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.64%) Java Software Developer
10 3 (2.73%) UI Programmer
10 3 (2.73%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (80.00%) Hibernate
2 87 (79.09%) Spring
3 50 (45.45%) jBPM
4 48 (43.64%) Web Services
5 46 (41.82%) Middleware
6 40 (36.36%) JPA
7 39 (35.45%) J2EE
8 38 (34.55%) RESTful
9 37 (33.64%) XML
9 37 (33.64%) JMS
9 37 (33.64%) Java EE
10 28 (25.45%) JDBC
11 27 (24.55%) EJB
11 27 (24.55%) XSD
12 26 (23.64%) SOAP
13 25 (22.73%) WSDL
13 25 (22.73%) XML Schema
13 25 (22.73%) TopLink
13 25 (22.73%) EclipseLink
14 23 (20.91%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.45%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.55%) Blog
3 4 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.73%) User Experience
4 3 (2.73%) DTV
5 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.82%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 27 (24.55%) Linux
2 5 (4.55%) UNIX
3 3 (2.73%) Windows
3 3 (2.73%) Android
3 3 (2.73%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.64%) Continuous Integration
2 35 (31.82%) MVC
3 33 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (25.45%) Open Source
5 27 (24.55%) Use Case
6 25 (22.73%) Unified Process
6 25 (22.73%) RUP
6 25 (22.73%) People Management
7 19 (17.27%) TDD
8 15 (13.64%) SOA
9 14 (12.73%) Scrum
10 12 (10.91%) Software Engineering
10 12 (10.91%) SDLC
11 11 (10.00%) API Design
11 11 (10.00%) High Availability
11 11 (10.00%) Multithreading
11 11 (10.00%) E-Commerce
12 10 (9.09%) Migration
12 10 (9.09%) OO
12 10 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 107 (97.27%) Java
2 25 (22.73%) AspectJ
3 22 (20.00%) SQL
4 11 (10.00%) Groovy
5 6 (5.45%) PL/SQL
5 6 (5.45%) C++
6 5 (4.55%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.64%) R
7 4 (3.64%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.82%) Perl
8 2 (1.82%) PHP
8 2 (1.82%) C#
8 2 (1.82%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.82%) Python
8 2 (1.82%) Ruby
8 2 (1.82%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (1.82%) SC Cleared
1 2 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.73%) Puppet
2 2 (1.82%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 33 (30.00%) Oracle
2 11 (10.00%) IBM
3 6 (5.45%) Splunk
4 5 (4.55%) AppDynamics
4 5 (4.55%) MuleSoft
4 5 (4.55%) SAP
5 3 (2.73%) Sybase
6 2 (1.82%) Solace
6 2 (1.82%) Informatica
6 2 (1.82%) OpenText
7 1 (0.91%) Greenplum
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + be - bonus, trips, pens +
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago