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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drools
Rank 846 832 801
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -31
Permanent jobs citing Drools 32 61 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.059% 0.077%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.081% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 32 47 81
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £26,250
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +90.47%

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
39276 42093 45889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.09% 41.03% 41.94%
Number of salaries quoted 33876 35161 40804
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 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 30 January 2015 within the UK.

Drools Salary Histogram in the UK

Drools
Top 17 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 30 January 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 -30 31 £55,000 +10.00% 3
London -18 19 £57,500 +15.00%
City of London -1 9 £57,500 +27.77%
Hertfordshire - 7 £45,000 -
East of England - 7 £45,000 -
Stevenage - 5 £47,500 -
Leeds - 3 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £55,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £55,000 -
Docklands, London - 3 £30,000 -
Berkshire -12 2 £58,750 - 2
South East -42 2 £58,750 +17.50% 2
Newbury - 2 £58,750 -
Hitchin - 2 £45,000 -
Edinburgh +5 1 £72,500 +61.11%
Scotland 0 1 £72,500 +61.11%
New Malden - 1 £47,500 -

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 77 (98.72%) Java
2 48 (61.54%) SOA
3 47 (60.26%) JMS
4 45 (57.69%) Apache Camel
5 42 (53.85%) TDD
5 42 (53.85%) Spring
6 39 (50.00%) Web Services
6 39 (50.00%) Hibernate
7 38 (48.72%) Scrum
7 38 (48.72%) Cucumber
7 38 (48.72%) BDD
8 36 (46.15%) REST
9 34 (43.59%) Maven
10 33 (42.31%) ActiveMQ
11 32 (41.03%) Java EE
11 32 (41.03%) JBoss
12 31 (39.74%) Selenium
13 28 (35.90%) SOAP
14 27 (34.62%) J2EE
15 26 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
15 26 (33.33%) OO
16 24 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (29.49%) Agile Software Development
17 23 (29.49%) Middleware
18 22 (28.21%) Apache
18 22 (28.21%) jBPM
18 22 (28.21%) Relational Database
19 20 (25.64%) Java SE
19 20 (25.64%) Subversion
19 20 (25.64%) Java EE 5

Drools
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 32 (41.03%) JBoss
2 22 (28.21%) Apache
3 14 (17.95%) Tomcat
4 11 (14.10%) WebLogic
4 11 (14.10%) WebSphere
5 7 (8.97%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.56%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (28.21%) Relational Database
2 10 (12.82%) MySQL
2 10 (12.82%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.56%) Hazelcast
4 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.28%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 38 (48.72%) Cucumber
2 34 (43.59%) Maven
3 31 (39.74%) Selenium
4 20 (25.64%) Subversion
5 19 (24.36%) JUnit
6 13 (16.67%) Eclipse
7 12 (15.38%) Jenkins
8 11 (14.10%) WebLogic Workshop
9 10 (12.82%) TeamCity
9 10 (12.82%) Git (software)
9 10 (12.82%) Ant
10 8 (10.26%) JIRA
11 2 (2.56%) JMeter
12 1 (1.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.13%) Retail
3 1 (1.28%) Finance
3 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.28%) Electronics
3 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 73 (93.59%) Developer
2 65 (83.33%) Java Developer
3 21 (26.92%) Senior Developer
4 19 (24.36%) Senior Java Developer
5 14 (17.95%) Junior
5 14 (17.95%) Junior Developer
5 14 (17.95%) Junior Java Developer
6 10 (12.82%) Java Consultant
6 10 (12.82%) Middleware Consultant
6 10 (12.82%) Consultant
7 8 (10.26%) Software Developer
7 8 (10.26%) Java Software Developer
8 7 (8.97%) J2EE Developer
9 5 (6.41%) Java Software Engineer
9 5 (6.41%) Software Engineer
10 4 (5.13%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 4 (5.13%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
10 4 (5.13%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (5.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 2 (2.56%) Senior J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (60.26%) JMS
2 45 (57.69%) Apache Camel
3 42 (53.85%) Spring
4 39 (50.00%) Web Services
4 39 (50.00%) Hibernate
5 36 (46.15%) REST
6 33 (42.31%) ActiveMQ
7 32 (41.03%) Java EE
8 28 (35.90%) SOAP
9 27 (34.62%) J2EE
10 23 (29.49%) Middleware
11 22 (28.21%) jBPM
12 20 (25.64%) Java SE
12 20 (25.64%) Java EE 5
13 14 (17.95%) XML
14 11 (14.10%) WSDL
14 11 (14.10%) XSD
14 11 (14.10%) JSON
15 10 (12.82%) Apache CXF
15 10 (12.82%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) Open Source
2 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.28%) DTV
3 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (61.54%) SOA
2 42 (53.85%) TDD
3 38 (48.72%) Scrum
3 38 (48.72%) BDD
4 26 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
4 26 (33.33%) OO
5 24 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (29.49%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (17.95%) Workflow
8 13 (16.67%) BPMN
9 11 (14.10%) MVC
9 11 (14.10%) Migration
10 10 (12.82%) Data Transformation
11 9 (11.54%) UML
11 9 (11.54%) E-Commerce
12 7 (8.97%) OWASP
12 7 (8.97%) Kanban
12 7 (8.97%) Project Management
12 7 (8.97%) Agile Project Management
13 5 (6.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 77 (98.72%) Java
2 16 (20.51%) SQL
3 10 (12.82%) XPath
3 10 (12.82%) Groovy
4 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (11.54%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (8.97%) Cerillion
1 7 (8.97%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 7 (8.97%) Nokia
1 7 (8.97%) Siemens
1 7 (8.97%) Sun
2 1 (1.28%) IBM
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle
2 1 (1.28%) SAP
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