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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drools
Rank 900 907 915
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Permanent jobs citing Drools 54 58 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.053% 0.064%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 31 30 65
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-21.73% +21.05%

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
39368 41783 47955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.36% 37.90% 40.18%
Number of salaries quoted 34022 35490 40541
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 May 2016 within the UK.

Drools Salary Histogram in the UK

Drools
Top 14 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 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +21 31 £52,500 -4.54% 2
Scotland -5 23 £75,000 +20.00% 5
London -3 22 £72,500 +31.81% 1
Glasgow +14 19 £75,000 +20.00% 4
City of London +42 4 £53,750 -2.27%
South East +23 4 £45,000 -21.73%
Edinburgh -18 4 - -
Hampshire - 4 £45,000 -
Farnborough - 4 £45,000 -
East of England +19 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Hertfordshire +16 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Yorkshire - 2 £42,000 -
York - 2 £42,000 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £42,000 -

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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.

1 125 (97.66%) Java
2 99 (77.34%) Spring
3 88 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (65.63%) Hibernate
5 74 (57.81%) SQL
6 73 (57.03%) Maven
7 65 (50.78%) JBoss
8 60 (46.88%) Finance
9 59 (46.09%) J2EE
10 57 (44.53%) Oracle
10 57 (44.53%) jBPM
11 49 (38.28%) HTML
11 49 (38.28%) Relational Database
12 44 (34.38%) OO
13 43 (33.59%) TDD
14 41 (32.03%) Tomcat
15 40 (31.25%) JavaScript
16 39 (30.47%) REST
17 37 (28.91%) CSS
18 36 (28.13%) JUnit
19 35 (27.34%) XML
19 35 (27.34%) Software Engineering
20 33 (25.78%) RDBMS
21 32 (25.00%) SOA
21 32 (25.00%) Apache Camel
22 30 (23.44%) WebSphere
22 30 (23.44%) Open Source
23 28 (21.88%) PL/SQL
23 28 (21.88%) Oracle Database
24 27 (21.09%) Jenkins

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 65 (50.78%) JBoss
2 41 (32.03%) Tomcat
3 30 (23.44%) WebSphere
4 22 (17.19%) WebLogic
5 21 (16.41%) Oracle Coherence
6 16 (12.50%) Apache
7 10 (7.81%) Alfresco
8 8 (6.25%) GemFire
8 8 (6.25%) Jetty
8 8 (6.25%) nginx
9 6 (4.69%) MQSeries
9 6 (4.69%) Mule
10 5 (3.91%) SAS
11 4 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (1.56%) Apache Solr
12 2 (1.56%) Apache Spark
12 2 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (1.56%) Liferay
12 2 (1.56%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 20 (15.63%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.47%) GitHub
2 4 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.91%) Internet
2 1 (0.78%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (38.28%) Relational Database
2 33 (25.78%) RDBMS
3 28 (21.88%) Oracle Database
4 15 (11.72%) SQL Server
5 14 (10.94%) MySQL
6 10 (7.81%) Oracle Reports
6 10 (7.81%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (6.25%) InterSystems Cache
7 8 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (5.47%) Hazelcast
8 7 (5.47%) JasperReports
9 5 (3.91%) Big Data
9 5 (3.91%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (3.91%) Pentaho
10 4 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (3.13%) Hadoop
10 4 (3.13%) MongoDB
11 3 (2.34%) Data Mining
12 2 (1.56%) Neo4j
12 2 (1.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 73 (57.03%) Maven
2 36 (28.13%) JUnit
3 27 (21.09%) Jenkins
4 24 (18.75%) FitNesse
4 24 (18.75%) Subversion
5 20 (15.63%) Ant
6 17 (13.28%) Eclipse
7 12 (9.38%) Selenium
7 12 (9.38%) WebLogic Workshop
8 10 (7.81%) Cucumber
9 8 (6.25%) Hudson
9 8 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
9 8 (6.25%) Talend Open Studio
10 7 (5.47%) Git (software)
11 6 (4.69%) SoapUI
12 5 (3.91%) HP UFT
12 5 (3.91%) JIRA
13 4 (3.13%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 4 (3.13%) IntelliJ
13 4 (3.13%) NetBeans
General
1 60 (46.88%) Finance
2 25 (19.53%) Banking
3 6 (4.69%) Financial Institution
4 5 (3.91%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.91%) Marketing
4 5 (3.91%) Private Banking
4 5 (3.91%) Retail
5 3 (2.34%) German Language
5 3 (2.34%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.56%) Publishing
7 1 (0.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 90 (70.31%) Developer
2 81 (63.28%) Java Developer
3 26 (20.31%) Java Software Developer
4 25 (19.53%) J2EE Developer
4 25 (19.53%) Java Engineer
4 25 (19.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 20 (15.63%) Software Developer
6 19 (14.84%) Java Software Engineer
6 19 (14.84%) Software Engineer
7 15 (11.72%) Lead Developer
8 14 (10.94%) Lead Java Developer
8 14 (10.94%) Technical Leader
9 13 (10.16%) Analyst
9 13 (10.16%) Applications Developer
9 13 (10.16%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 13 (10.16%) J2EE Software Engineer
9 13 (10.16%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
10 12 (9.38%) Senior Developer
10 12 (9.38%) Senior Java Developer
11 10 (7.81%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (77.34%) Spring
2 84 (65.63%) Hibernate
3 59 (46.09%) J2EE
4 57 (44.53%) jBPM
5 49 (38.28%) HTML
6 39 (30.47%) REST
7 37 (28.91%) CSS
8 35 (27.34%) XML
9 32 (25.00%) Apache Camel
10 27 (21.09%) Middleware
11 26 (20.31%) JMS
12 24 (18.75%) JPA
12 24 (18.75%) SOAP
13 23 (17.97%) Web Services
14 22 (17.19%) ActiveMQ
14 22 (17.19%) Java EE
15 20 (15.63%) Castor
16 18 (14.06%) jQuery
17 17 (13.28%) HTML5
17 17 (13.28%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.72%) Computer Science
2 11 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.47%) Clustering
4 5 (3.91%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.13%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.34%) Derivative
6 3 (2.34%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 25 (19.53%) Unix
2 17 (13.28%) Linux
3 8 (6.25%) Windows
4 2 (1.56%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (34.38%) OO
3 43 (33.59%) TDD
4 35 (27.34%) Software Engineering
5 32 (25.00%) SOA
6 30 (23.44%) Open Source
7 23 (17.97%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (17.97%) Mentoring
8 21 (16.41%) Automated Testing
8 21 (16.41%) ETL
8 21 (16.41%) Workflow
9 20 (15.63%) UML
10 19 (14.84%) Migration
10 19 (14.84%) MVC
11 18 (14.06%) Project Management
12 16 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
12 16 (12.50%) SDLC
13 15 (11.72%) Multithreading
13 15 (11.72%) OOP
13 15 (11.72%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 125 (97.66%) Java
2 74 (57.81%) SQL
3 40 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 28 (21.88%) PL/SQL
5 26 (20.31%) Python
6 23 (17.97%) Groovy
7 16 (12.50%) C#
8 10 (7.81%) Shell Script
9 9 (7.03%) XPath
10 8 (6.25%) XQuery
11 6 (4.69%) Jython
11 6 (4.69%) Perl
11 6 (4.69%) PowerShell
12 5 (3.91%) C++
12 5 (3.91%) R
13 4 (3.13%) C
13 4 (3.13%) Korn
14 3 (2.34%) VB
15 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (13.28%) Degree
2 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.25%) QA
2 3 (2.34%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (1.56%) Kibana
1 2 (1.56%) logstash
Vendors
1 57 (44.53%) Oracle
2 17 (13.28%) Red Hat
3 12 (9.38%) Sybase
4 10 (7.81%) Splunk
5 8 (6.25%) Altova
5 8 (6.25%) Fiorano
5 8 (6.25%) ILOG
5 8 (6.25%) Talend
5 8 (6.25%) WSO2
6 4 (3.13%) Appcelerator
6 4 (3.13%) Intalio
6 4 (3.13%) Pega
7 2 (1.56%) Greenplum
7 2 (1.56%) hybris
7 2 (1.56%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.56%) webMethods
8 1 (0.78%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.78%) IBM
8 1 (0.78%) Solace
8 1 (0.78%) Terracotta
South West
Cognizant
Posted: 9 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £43000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + be - bonus, expenses + more
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
JP Morgan Glasgow
Salary: Highly competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Cognizant
Posted: 14 days ago
Scotland
Cognizant
Posted: 15 days ago