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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drools
Rank 852 908 944
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +36
Permanent jobs citing Drools 55 59 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.054% 0.035%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.14% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 33 35 36
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,400 £39,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £68,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%

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
36728 41176 43607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.65% 37.68% 38.14%
Number of salaries quoted 31776 35357 36725
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 29 September 2016 within the UK.

Drools Salary Histogram in the UK

Drools
Top 24 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 29 September 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 +60 42 £47,500 -9.52% 3
London +35 26 £47,500 -15.55%
South East +59 11 £47,500 -26.92% 2
Scotland +18 10 £31,500 -19.23% 4
Glasgow +10 5 £28,000 -28.20% 1
Oxford - 5 £47,500 -
Edinburgh - 5 £35,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 5 £47,500 -
Berkshire +32 3 £45,000 -10.00%
Hertfordshire +22 3 £55,000 +61.76% 1
East of England +16 3 £55,000 +61.76% 1
Northern Ireland - 3 - -
Reading - 3 £45,000 -
County Antrim - 3 - -
Belfast - 3 - -
Birmingham - 2 £35,250 -
High Wycombe - 2 £45,000 - 1
Potters Bar - 2 £55,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £35,250 -
City of London +48 1 £55,000 +4.76%
Hampshire +15 1 £80,000 +23.07% 1
St Albans - 1 £55,000 -
Havant - 1 £80,000 - 1

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 104 (93.69%) Java
2 79 (71.17%) Spring
3 69 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (54.05%) Hibernate
5 58 (52.25%) Maven
6 54 (48.65%) Finance
7 52 (46.85%) Oracle
8 50 (45.05%) Jenkins
9 44 (39.64%) JBoss
10 40 (36.04%) UML
11 39 (35.14%) SQL
12 36 (32.43%) Apache Camel
13 35 (31.53%) Web Services
13 35 (31.53%) Scrum
13 35 (31.53%) ActiveMQ
14 34 (30.63%) Git (software)
14 34 (30.63%) Workflow
14 34 (30.63%) PostgreSQL
14 34 (30.63%) HTML
14 34 (30.63%) REST
15 33 (29.73%) J2EE
16 32 (28.83%) Software Engineering
17 31 (27.93%) Subversion
17 31 (27.93%) Linux
18 30 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
18 30 (27.03%) RESTful
19 29 (26.13%) Open Source
19 29 (26.13%) Tomcat
19 29 (26.13%) Middleware
20 28 (25.23%) Ant

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 44 (39.64%) JBoss
2 29 (26.13%) Tomcat
3 19 (17.12%) WebSphere
4 16 (14.41%) WebLogic
5 13 (11.71%) Jetty
5 13 (11.71%) nginx
6 12 (10.81%) Apache
7 10 (9.01%) Alfresco
8 8 (7.21%) PegaRULES
9 6 (5.41%) Apache Solr
9 6 (5.41%) Mule
10 5 (4.50%) GemFire
11 4 (3.60%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (1.80%) Oracle Service Bus
13 1 (0.90%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.90%) Confluence
13 1 (0.90%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.90%) SAS
Business Applications
1 11 (9.91%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.80%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.80%) FTP
2 1 (0.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (30.63%) PostgreSQL
2 28 (25.23%) MongoDB
3 25 (22.52%) Hadoop
4 22 (19.82%) MySQL
4 22 (19.82%) Relational Database
5 20 (18.02%) Apache Cassandra
6 14 (12.61%) Oracle Database
6 14 (12.61%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (11.71%) InterSystems Cache
7 13 (11.71%) NoSQL
7 13 (11.71%) Pentaho
8 12 (10.81%) Neo4j
9 9 (8.11%) RDBMS
10 7 (6.31%) SQL Server
11 6 (5.41%) Big Data
12 1 (0.90%) Base SAS
12 1 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.90%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.90%) Impala
12 1 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 58 (52.25%) Maven
2 50 (45.05%) Jenkins
3 34 (30.63%) Git (software)
4 31 (27.93%) Subversion
5 28 (25.23%) Ant
6 25 (22.52%) Talend Open Studio
7 24 (21.62%) Eclipse
8 18 (16.22%) JUnit
9 14 (12.61%) JIRA
10 13 (11.71%) Hudson
10 13 (11.71%) IntelliJ
10 13 (11.71%) Sonatype Nexus
11 12 (10.81%) Selenium
12 8 (7.21%) Artifactory
12 8 (7.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (5.41%) TeamCity
14 4 (3.60%) Cucumber
14 4 (3.60%) JMeter
14 4 (3.60%) SoapUI
15 3 (2.70%) JBehave
General
1 54 (48.65%) Finance
2 22 (19.82%) Banking
3 11 (9.91%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.41%) Back Office
4 6 (5.41%) German Language
4 6 (5.41%) Italian Language
5 4 (3.60%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.90%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.90%) Law
7 1 (0.90%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 78 (70.27%) Developer
2 63 (56.76%) Java Developer
3 18 (16.22%) Senior Developer
3 18 (16.22%) Senior Java Developer
4 17 (15.32%) Applications Developer
4 17 (15.32%) Architect
5 14 (12.61%) Open Source Developer
6 12 (10.81%) Java Applications Developer
7 10 (9.01%) Java Architect
8 9 (8.11%) Consultant
8 9 (8.11%) Java Consultant
8 9 (8.11%) Java Engineer
8 9 (8.11%) Java Software Architect
8 9 (8.11%) Software Engineer
9 8 (7.21%) Java Software Engineer
10 7 (6.31%) Senior Java Engineer
10 7 (6.31%) Software Architect
11 6 (5.41%) Business Developer
11 6 (5.41%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 6 (5.41%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (71.17%) Spring
2 60 (54.05%) Hibernate
3 36 (32.43%) Apache Camel
4 35 (31.53%) ActiveMQ
4 35 (31.53%) Web Services
5 34 (30.63%) HTML
5 34 (30.63%) REST
6 33 (29.73%) J2EE
7 30 (27.03%) RESTful
8 29 (26.13%) Middleware
9 25 (22.52%) jBPM
9 25 (22.52%) JMS
10 24 (21.62%) XML
11 22 (19.82%) JSP
12 21 (18.92%) SOAP
12 21 (18.92%) Spring Security
13 20 (18.02%) CSS
14 16 (14.41%) JRules
14 16 (14.41%) JSON
14 16 (14.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (8.11%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.41%) Fintech
2 6 (5.41%) Virtual Team
3 5 (4.50%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.60%) N-Tier
4 4 (3.60%) Taxonomies
5 3 (2.70%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.80%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.80%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.90%) Derivative
7 1 (0.90%) Economics
7 1 (0.90%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.90%) Psychology
7 1 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (27.93%) Linux
2 19 (17.12%) Windows
3 15 (13.51%) Unix
4 11 (9.91%) CentOS
5 6 (5.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (36.04%) UML
3 35 (31.53%) Scrum
4 34 (30.63%) Workflow
5 32 (28.83%) Software Engineering
6 30 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (26.13%) Open Source
8 24 (21.62%) OO
9 21 (18.92%) Multithreading
10 20 (18.02%) Analytics
10 20 (18.02%) SOA
11 19 (17.12%) Microservices
12 17 (15.32%) BDD
12 17 (15.32%) Open Source Development
13 15 (13.51%) AOP
13 15 (13.51%) BPMN
13 15 (13.51%) ETL
13 15 (13.51%) Pair Programming
13 15 (13.51%) Process Management
13 15 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 104 (93.69%) Java
2 39 (35.14%) SQL
3 17 (15.32%) JavaScript
4 15 (13.51%) C++
5 14 (12.61%) Python
5 14 (12.61%) Shell Script
6 12 (10.81%) Groovy
6 12 (10.81%) Jython
7 11 (9.91%) C
8 4 (3.60%) Korn
8 4 (3.60%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.60%) R
9 2 (1.80%) XQuery
10 1 (0.90%) Perl
10 1 (0.90%) PHP
10 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (11.71%) Degree
2 10 (9.01%) SC Cleared
2 10 (9.01%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.90%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.11%) QA
2 2 (1.80%) ISO20022
3 1 (0.90%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (8.11%) Docker
Vendors
1 52 (46.85%) Oracle
2 25 (22.52%) Talend
3 21 (18.92%) ILOG
4 13 (11.71%) Fiorano
4 13 (11.71%) Splunk
4 13 (11.71%) WSO2
5 12 (10.81%) Sybase
6 9 (8.11%) Red Hat
7 8 (7.21%) Atlassian
8 7 (6.31%) MuleSoft
8 7 (6.31%) Terracotta
9 6 (5.41%) Altova
10 4 (3.60%) Cognizant
10 4 (3.60%) hybris
10 4 (3.60%) IBM
10 4 (3.60%) Pega
11 2 (1.80%) Appcelerator
11 2 (1.80%) Intalio
12 1 (0.90%) Cloudera
12 1 (0.90%) Microsoft
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + very good bonus
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