The table below looks at the statistics for Drools skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Drools over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Drools
UK
Rank 767 871 907
Rank change year-on-year
+104 +36
Permanent jobs citing Drools 78 76 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.076% 0.034%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.20% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 62 44 35
Median salary £55,000 £51,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.31% +7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £34,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+47.05% -26.48%

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
33147 38111 39265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.48% 38.05% 37.41%
Number of salaries quoted 28631 32802 33871
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Drools
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Drools as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 January 2017 within the UK.

Drools Salary Histogram in the UK

Drools
Top 25 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Drools within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +74 59 £55,000 +4.76% 5
London +56 31 £60,000 +14.28% 3
Scotland +21 19 £50,000 - 2
South East +72 18 £42,500 -39.28% 1
Edinburgh - 15 £60,000 - 2
East of England +16 8 £55,000 +61.76% 1
Hertfordshire +4 8 £55,000 +61.76% 1
Buckinghamshire - 6 £40,000 -
Berkshire +51 5 £45,000 -35.71% 1
Reading +49 5 £45,000 -35.71% 1
Hampshire - 5 £55,000 -
Stevenage -9 4 £52,500 +54.41%
Farnborough - 4 £55,000 -
High Wycombe - 3 £40,000 -
City of London +34 2 £60,000 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £60,000 -
Leatherhead - 2 £40,000 -
Gerrards Cross - 2 £40,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £60,000 -
Potters Bar - 2 £55,000 -
Surrey - 2 £40,000 -
Glasgow +3 1 £40,000 -
Marlow - 1 £40,000 -
Watford - 1 £55,000 -
St Albans - 1 £60,000 -

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing Drools also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Drools.

1 123 (87.86%) Java
2 78 (55.71%) Spring
2 78 (55.71%) JBoss
3 74 (52.86%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (47.14%) Hibernate
5 61 (43.57%) SQL
5 61 (43.57%) Maven
6 59 (42.14%) ActiveMQ
6 59 (42.14%) Finance
7 58 (41.43%) Apache Camel
8 54 (38.57%) Linux
8 54 (38.57%) JMS
8 54 (38.57%) Open Source
9 53 (37.86%) Oracle
10 52 (37.14%) PostgreSQL
11 50 (35.71%) Web Services
11 50 (35.71%) SOA
12 48 (34.29%) XML
13 47 (33.57%) J2EE
13 47 (33.57%) Workflow
13 47 (33.57%) Continuous Integration
13 47 (33.57%) Jenkins
14 45 (32.14%) Java EE
15 43 (30.71%) UML
15 43 (30.71%) Microservices
16 41 (29.29%) Talend Open Studio
16 41 (29.29%) Talend
17 40 (28.57%) jBPM
17 40 (28.57%) MySQL
17 40 (28.57%) HTML

Drools
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 78 (55.71%) JBoss
2 34 (24.29%) Tomcat
3 28 (20.00%) WebSphere
4 26 (18.57%) WebLogic
5 23 (16.43%) Jetty
5 23 (16.43%) nginx
6 16 (11.43%) Apache Solr
7 12 (8.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (4.29%) Apache
8 6 (4.29%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (3.57%) PegaRULES
9 5 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (2.86%) GemFire
11 3 (2.14%) Alfresco
12 2 (1.43%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 13 (9.29%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.86%) GitHub
2 3 (2.14%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.14%) HTTP
1 10 (7.14%) HTTPS
1 10 (7.14%) SNMP
1 10 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 8 (5.71%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (37.14%) PostgreSQL
2 40 (28.57%) MySQL
3 36 (25.71%) MongoDB
4 33 (23.57%) Hadoop
5 28 (20.00%) Neo4j
5 28 (20.00%) Pentaho
5 28 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 27 (19.29%) Oracle Database
7 23 (16.43%) InterSystems Cache
7 23 (16.43%) Oracle Database 11g
8 15 (10.71%) Big Data
9 12 (8.57%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (3.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 61 (43.57%) Maven
2 47 (33.57%) Jenkins
3 41 (29.29%) Talend Open Studio
4 37 (26.43%) Subversion
5 33 (23.57%) Eclipse
6 31 (22.14%) Ant
6 31 (22.14%) JUnit
7 23 (16.43%) Hudson
7 23 (16.43%) Sonatype Nexus
8 22 (15.71%) Git (software)
9 10 (7.14%) CppUnit
9 10 (7.14%) GDB
9 10 (7.14%) IntelliJ
9 10 (7.14%) Valgrind
9 10 (7.14%) XMLSpy
10 9 (6.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (5.71%) SoapUI
12 7 (5.00%) Selenium
13 6 (4.29%) JIRA
14 5 (3.57%) FitNesse
General
1 59 (42.14%) Finance
2 36 (25.71%) Banking
3 12 (8.57%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.57%) Back Office
4 5 (3.57%) Retail
4 5 (3.57%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.14%) Law
6 2 (1.43%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.71%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 93 (66.43%) Developer
2 71 (50.71%) Java Developer
3 25 (17.86%) Software Engineer
4 20 (14.29%) Consultant
5 17 (12.14%) Java Engineer
5 17 (12.14%) Java Software Engineer
6 15 (10.71%) Java Consultant
6 15 (10.71%) Senior Software Engineer
7 10 (7.14%) Architect
7 10 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 10 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
7 10 (7.14%) Senior Java Engineer
7 10 (7.14%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 10 (7.14%) Software Developer
8 8 (5.71%) Java Middleware Consultant
8 8 (5.71%) Middleware Consultant
8 8 (5.71%) Open Source Developer
9 7 (5.00%) Applications Developer
9 7 (5.00%) Java Software Developer
10 6 (4.29%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (55.71%) Spring
2 66 (47.14%) Hibernate
3 59 (42.14%) ActiveMQ
4 58 (41.43%) Apache Camel
5 54 (38.57%) JMS
6 50 (35.71%) Web Services
7 48 (34.29%) XML
8 47 (33.57%) J2EE
9 45 (32.14%) Java EE
10 40 (28.57%) HTML
10 40 (28.57%) jBPM
11 38 (27.14%) Middleware
12 35 (25.00%) XSLT
13 34 (24.29%) RESTful
14 32 (22.86%) JPA
15 31 (22.14%) REST
16 30 (21.43%) XSD
17 28 (20.00%) JRules
18 27 (19.29%) JSP
18 27 (19.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.43%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.29%) Fintech
4 5 (3.57%) User Experience
5 4 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.86%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.86%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.86%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.43%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.71%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 54 (38.57%) Linux
2 29 (20.71%) Windows
3 22 (15.71%) Unix
4 12 (8.57%) CentOS
4 12 (8.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (52.86%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (38.57%) Open Source
3 50 (35.71%) SOA
4 47 (33.57%) Continuous Integration
4 47 (33.57%) Workflow
5 43 (30.71%) Microservices
5 43 (30.71%) UML
6 40 (28.57%) Scrum
7 34 (24.29%) Analytics
8 33 (23.57%) TDD
9 30 (21.43%) OO
9 30 (21.43%) Software Engineering
10 28 (20.00%) BPMN
11 25 (17.86%) AOP
11 25 (17.86%) Multithreading
12 24 (17.14%) API Design
13 23 (16.43%) ETL
13 23 (16.43%) RUP
14 20 (14.29%) BDD
15 18 (12.86%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 123 (87.86%) Java
2 61 (43.57%) SQL
3 38 (27.14%) Python
4 28 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 23 (16.43%) C++
6 22 (15.71%) Groovy
7 19 (13.57%) JavaScript
8 12 (8.57%) C
8 12 (8.57%) Jython
8 12 (8.57%) PL/SQL
9 10 (7.14%) C#
9 10 (7.14%) Go
9 10 (7.14%) Ruby
9 10 (7.14%) Scala
10 5 (3.57%) Korn
11 3 (2.14%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 10 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.71%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.71%) Docker
Vendors
1 53 (37.86%) Oracle
2 41 (29.29%) Talend
3 33 (23.57%) ILOG
4 23 (16.43%) Red Hat
4 23 (16.43%) Splunk
5 16 (11.43%) Altova
6 13 (9.29%) Fiorano
6 13 (9.29%) WSO2
7 10 (7.14%) Google
8 9 (6.43%) Atlassian
9 8 (5.71%) Solace
10 7 (5.00%) MuleSoft
10 7 (5.00%) Sybase
11 5 (3.57%) hybris
11 5 (3.57%) Pega
12 4 (2.86%) Terracotta
13 1 (0.71%) IBM
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