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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drools
Rank 838 816 796
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -20
Permanent jobs citing Drools 35 71 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.067% 0.068%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.089% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 23 52 65
Average salary £45,000 £48,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.73% +37.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,550 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,250 £20,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +106.25%

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
39205 42962 41598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.39% 40.67% 40.39%
Number of salaries quoted 33463 35728 36522
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,361 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +4.96%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 -35 21 £45,000 -10.00% 10
Scotland +10 14 £67,500 +98.52% 4
Edinburgh +6 13 £72,500 +113.23% 2
London +5 12 £46,250 -28.84% 7
East of England - 5 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 5 £45,000 -
Berkshire +1 3 £57,500 - 1
South East -32 3 £57,500 +17.34% 1
New Malden - 3 £47,500 -
Newbury - 3 £57,500 - 1
Stevenage - 3 £45,000 -
Hitchin - 2 £45,000 -
Docklands, London - 2 £30,000 -
Glasgow +10 1 £62,500 - 2
Yorkshire -6 1 £43,000 - 1
City of London -9 1 £30,000 -40.00% 4
West Yorkshire - 1 £43,000 - 1
Leeds - 1 £43,000 - 1

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 83 (100.00%) Java
2 55 (66.27%) Spring
3 52 (62.65%) Hibernate
4 50 (60.24%) JBoss
5 45 (54.22%) JMS
5 45 (54.22%) Maven
6 43 (51.81%) Apache Camel
7 42 (50.60%) REST
8 41 (49.40%) Java EE
9 38 (45.78%) TDD
9 38 (45.78%) Web Services
10 37 (44.58%) Middleware
11 36 (43.37%) SOA
11 36 (43.37%) jBPM
12 34 (40.96%) ActiveMQ
12 34 (40.96%) Scrum
12 34 (40.96%) BDD
13 33 (39.76%) Cucumber
14 32 (38.55%) SOAP
14 32 (38.55%) Continuous Integration
15 29 (34.94%) J2EE
16 27 (32.53%) Agile Software Development
17 25 (30.12%) Selenium
18 24 (28.92%) Apache
19 22 (26.51%) JUnit
19 22 (26.51%) JPA
20 21 (25.30%) Subversion
20 21 (25.30%) Eclipse
20 21 (25.30%) XML
21 20 (24.10%) OOA/OOD

Drools
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 50 (60.24%) JBoss
2 24 (28.92%) Apache
3 19 (22.89%) Tomcat
4 12 (14.46%) WebSphere
4 12 (14.46%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.61%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.41%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.20%) Mule
7 1 (1.20%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.89%) Relational Database
2 10 (12.05%) RDBMS
3 8 (9.64%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (9.64%) MySQL
3 8 (9.64%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.61%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 45 (54.22%) Maven
2 33 (39.76%) Cucumber
3 25 (30.12%) Selenium
4 22 (26.51%) JUnit
5 21 (25.30%) Subversion
5 21 (25.30%) Eclipse
6 15 (18.07%) Jenkins
7 12 (14.46%) WebLogic Workshop
8 11 (13.25%) Ant
8 11 (13.25%) Git (software)
9 10 (12.05%) TeamCity
10 8 (9.64%) JIRA
11 3 (3.61%) JMeter
12 2 (2.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (15.66%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.02%) Retail
3 2 (2.41%) Electronics
3 2 (2.41%) Finance
3 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.41%) Marketing
4 1 (1.20%) Billing
Job Titles
1 72 (86.75%) Developer
2 70 (84.34%) Java Developer
3 27 (32.53%) Senior Developer
3 27 (32.53%) Senior Java Developer
4 11 (13.25%) Junior
4 11 (13.25%) Consultant
4 11 (13.25%) Junior Developer
4 11 (13.25%) Junior Java Developer
4 11 (13.25%) Java Consultant
4 11 (13.25%) Middleware Consultant
5 9 (10.84%) Software Engineer
5 9 (10.84%) Software Developer
5 9 (10.84%) Java Software Developer
5 9 (10.84%) Java Software Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (6.02%) Architect
6 5 (6.02%) Technical Architect
7 4 (4.82%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Java Architect
7 4 (4.82%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (66.27%) Spring
2 52 (62.65%) Hibernate
3 45 (54.22%) JMS
4 43 (51.81%) Apache Camel
5 42 (50.60%) REST
6 41 (49.40%) Java EE
7 38 (45.78%) Web Services
8 37 (44.58%) Middleware
9 36 (43.37%) jBPM
10 34 (40.96%) ActiveMQ
11 32 (38.55%) SOAP
12 29 (34.94%) J2EE
13 22 (26.51%) JPA
14 21 (25.30%) XML
15 20 (24.10%) Java SE
15 20 (24.10%) Java EE 5
16 19 (22.89%) XSD
16 19 (22.89%) WSDL
17 11 (13.25%) JSP
17 11 (13.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.25%) Open Source
2 5 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.41%) DTV
4 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (45.78%) TDD
2 36 (43.37%) SOA
3 34 (40.96%) Scrum
3 34 (40.96%) BDD
4 32 (38.55%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (32.53%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (24.10%) OOA/OOD
6 20 (24.10%) OO
7 16 (19.28%) MVC
7 16 (19.28%) Workflow
8 12 (14.46%) Migration
9 10 (12.05%) Data Transformation
10 9 (10.84%) Software Engineering
11 8 (9.64%) Use Case
11 8 (9.64%) Unified Process
11 8 (9.64%) RUP
11 8 (9.64%) People Management
12 7 (8.43%) Agile Project Management
12 7 (8.43%) Project Management
12 7 (8.43%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 83 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (14.46%) SQL
3 11 (13.25%) Groovy
4 10 (12.05%) XPath
5 8 (9.64%) AspectJ
6 2 (2.41%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.41%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (13.25%) Oracle
2 7 (8.43%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 7 (8.43%) Nokia
2 7 (8.43%) Siemens
2 7 (8.43%) Cerillion
3 4 (4.82%) IBM
4 2 (2.41%) SAP
5 1 (1.20%) Sun
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