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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Drools
Rank 838 817 814
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -3
Permanent jobs citing Drools 42 62 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.058% 0.070%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.10% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 41 48 78
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +10.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £68,400
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £47,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.89% +46.15%

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
40720 44212 48079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.86% 41.02% 42.20%
Number of salaries quoted 35086 37344 42863
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 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 24 December 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Drools within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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 -17 42 £55,000 +15.78% 1
London -8 34 £57,500 +27.77% 1
City of London +12 15 £57,500 +27.77% 1
East of England - 4 £51,250 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £51,250 -
West Yorkshire +3 3 £55,000 -
Leeds -2 3 £55,000 -
Yorkshire -15 3 £55,000 -
Stevenage - 3 £55,000 -
Docklands, London - 3 £30,000 -
Surrey -17 1 £42,500 -15.00%
South East -29 1 £42,500 -15.00%
Surbiton - 1 £42,500 -
Hitchin - 1 £45,000 -

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 80 (98.77%) Java
2 56 (69.14%) SOA
3 53 (65.43%) JMS
4 48 (59.26%) TDD
5 47 (58.02%) Apache Camel
6 44 (54.32%) Web Services
6 44 (54.32%) Scrum
6 44 (54.32%) Cucumber
6 44 (54.32%) BDD
7 39 (48.15%) Selenium
8 34 (41.98%) OOA/OOD
8 34 (41.98%) OO
8 34 (41.98%) Spring
8 34 (41.98%) REST
9 33 (40.74%) Maven
10 31 (38.27%) SOAP
10 31 (38.27%) Hibernate
11 30 (37.04%) ActiveMQ
12 29 (35.80%) Java EE
13 28 (34.57%) Relational Database
14 25 (30.86%) JBoss
15 23 (28.40%) J2EE
16 22 (27.16%) Continuous Integration
17 21 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
18 20 (24.69%) Java SE
18 20 (24.69%) Java EE 5
19 19 (23.46%) Subversion
20 18 (22.22%) Apache
20 18 (22.22%) jBPM
21 17 (20.99%) JUnit

Drools
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 25 (30.86%) JBoss
2 18 (22.22%) Apache
3 8 (9.88%) Tomcat
3 8 (9.88%) WebSphere
3 8 (9.88%) WebLogic
4 7 (8.64%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle Coherence
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (34.57%) Relational Database
2 10 (12.35%) RDBMS
3 7 (8.64%) MySQL
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 44 (54.32%) Cucumber
2 39 (48.15%) Selenium
3 33 (40.74%) Maven
4 19 (23.46%) Subversion
5 17 (20.99%) JUnit
6 13 (16.05%) Eclipse
7 12 (14.81%) TeamCity
8 11 (13.58%) Git (software)
9 10 (12.35%) JIRA
10 9 (11.11%) Ant
10 9 (11.11%) Jenkins
11 8 (9.88%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 11 (13.58%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.70%) Retail
3 2 (2.47%) Front Office
3 2 (2.47%) Finance
Job Titles
1 78 (96.30%) Developer
2 68 (83.95%) Java Developer
3 21 (25.93%) Senior Developer
4 19 (23.46%) Senior Java Developer
5 17 (20.99%) Junior Developer
5 17 (20.99%) Junior Java Developer
5 17 (20.99%) Junior
6 7 (8.64%) Software Developer
6 7 (8.64%) Consultant
6 7 (8.64%) J2EE Developer
6 7 (8.64%) Java Consultant
6 7 (8.64%) Java Software Developer
6 7 (8.64%) Middleware Consultant
7 4 (4.94%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.47%) Senior J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (65.43%) JMS
2 47 (58.02%) Apache Camel
3 44 (54.32%) Web Services
4 34 (41.98%) Spring
4 34 (41.98%) REST
5 31 (38.27%) Hibernate
5 31 (38.27%) SOAP
6 30 (37.04%) ActiveMQ
7 29 (35.80%) Java EE
8 23 (28.40%) J2EE
9 20 (24.69%) Java EE 5
9 20 (24.69%) Java SE
10 18 (22.22%) jBPM
11 17 (20.99%) Middleware
12 14 (17.28%) XML
13 12 (14.81%) XSD
13 12 (14.81%) WSDL
13 12 (14.81%) JSON
14 10 (12.35%) Apache CXF
14 10 (12.35%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.41%) Open Source
2 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.70%) Linux
2 2 (2.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (69.14%) SOA
2 48 (59.26%) TDD
3 44 (54.32%) Scrum
3 44 (54.32%) BDD
4 34 (41.98%) OOA/OOD
4 34 (41.98%) OO
5 22 (27.16%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (16.05%) BPMN
7 13 (16.05%) Workflow
8 10 (12.35%) MVC
8 10 (12.35%) Data Transformation
9 9 (11.11%) UML
9 9 (11.11%) E-Commerce
10 8 (9.88%) Migration
11 7 (8.64%) Project Management
11 7 (8.64%) OWASP
11 7 (8.64%) Kanban
11 7 (8.64%) Agile Project Management
12 4 (4.94%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (98.77%) Java
2 15 (18.52%) SQL
3 10 (12.35%) XPath
4 9 (11.11%) Groovy
5 3 (3.70%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.47%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.47%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (11.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 7 (8.64%) Sun
1 7 (8.64%) Nokia
1 7 (8.64%) Siemens
1 7 (8.64%) Cerillion
1 7 (8.64%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle
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Claremont Consulting Limited
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