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 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drools
Rank 875 910 878
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -32
Permanent jobs citing Drools 76 31 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.030% 0.069%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.080% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 45 31 51
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,250 £51,250 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-21.46% +10.81%

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
38577 38855 42646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.01% 37.16% 41.38%
Number of salaries quoted 33292 33449 35638
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 February 2016 within the UK.

Drools Salary Histogram in the UK

Drools
Top 21 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 February 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
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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 +27 49 £50,000 -2.43% 5
London +15 30 £52,500 -4.54% 2
Scotland +21 23 £62,500 -13.79% 2
Glasgow - 23 £62,500 -
East of England +4 9 £34,000 -24.44% 1
Hertfordshire -1 9 £34,000 -24.44% 1
Twickenham - 7 £40,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 5 - -
Nottingham - 5 - -
East Midlands - 5 - -
South East -5 4 £70,000 +19.14% 1
City of London +53 3 £52,500 -8.69%
Wrexham - 3 £47,500 -
Wales - 3 £47,500 -
North Wales - 3 £47,500 -
Berkshire +2 2 £67,500 +14.89%
Kent - 2 £70,000 -
Reading - 2 £67,500 -
Yorkshire +11 1 £39,000 -29.09% 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £39,000 - 1
York - 1 £39,000 - 1

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 137 (100.00%) Java
2 92 (67.15%) Hibernate
3 88 (64.23%) Spring
4 80 (58.39%) SQL
5 65 (47.45%) Agile Software Development
6 62 (45.26%) JBoss
6 62 (45.26%) Maven
7 59 (43.07%) jBPM
8 55 (40.15%) Oracle
8 55 (40.15%) TDD
9 47 (34.31%) Finance
10 44 (32.12%) OO
11 42 (30.66%) J2EE
12 37 (27.01%) Open Source
13 36 (26.28%) HTML
14 34 (24.82%) PL/SQL
14 34 (24.82%) SOA
14 34 (24.82%) Relational Database
15 30 (21.90%) JUnit
16 29 (21.17%) Java EE
16 29 (21.17%) Software Engineering
17 28 (20.44%) Tomcat
18 27 (19.71%) Python
18 27 (19.71%) Unix
18 27 (19.71%) REST
19 26 (18.98%) Oracle BPM
19 26 (18.98%) XML
19 26 (18.98%) JavaScript
19 26 (18.98%) Oracle Database
20 25 (18.25%) Apache Camel

Drools
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 62 (45.26%) JBoss
2 28 (20.44%) Tomcat
3 23 (16.79%) WebLogic
4 21 (15.33%) Oracle Coherence
5 19 (13.87%) WebSphere
6 18 (13.14%) Apache
7 9 (6.57%) Alfresco
8 6 (4.38%) MQSeries
8 6 (4.38%) Mule
9 5 (3.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (3.65%) Apache ServiceMix
9 5 (3.65%) CMS
9 5 (3.65%) Drupal
9 5 (3.65%) SAS
10 2 (1.46%) Apache Solr
10 2 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.46%) GemFire
10 2 (1.46%) Liferay
11 1 (0.73%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.73%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 26 (18.98%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (4.38%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.65%) GitHub
2 2 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.65%) HTTP
1 5 (3.65%) Internet
2 3 (2.19%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (24.82%) Relational Database
2 26 (18.98%) Oracle Database
3 24 (17.52%) RDBMS
4 19 (13.87%) SQL Server
5 10 (7.30%) MySQL
6 9 (6.57%) MongoDB
7 7 (5.11%) NoSQL
7 7 (5.11%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (3.65%) Big Data
8 5 (3.65%) Hazelcast
8 5 (3.65%) JasperReports
8 5 (3.65%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (3.65%) Pentaho
9 3 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.19%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.46%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 62 (45.26%) Maven
2 30 (21.90%) JUnit
3 23 (16.79%) FitNesse
4 17 (12.41%) WebLogic Workshop
5 16 (11.68%) Ant
6 15 (10.95%) Subversion
7 14 (10.22%) Jenkins
8 10 (7.30%) SoapUI
9 9 (6.57%) Cucumber
10 7 (5.11%) Eclipse
11 6 (4.38%) JMeter
11 6 (4.38%) Mockito
11 6 (4.38%) Oracle APEX
12 5 (3.65%) IntelliJ
12 5 (3.65%) Rational Rose
12 5 (3.65%) XMLUnit
13 4 (2.92%) JBehave
14 2 (1.46%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 2 (1.46%) Git (software)
14 2 (1.46%) Selenium
General
1 47 (34.31%) Finance
2 13 (9.49%) Banking
3 7 (5.11%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.38%) Front Office
5 5 (3.65%) Marketing
6 4 (2.92%) Publishing
7 3 (2.19%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.46%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 89 (64.96%) Developer
2 82 (59.85%) Java Developer
3 34 (24.82%) Java Software Developer
4 26 (18.98%) Java Engineer
4 26 (18.98%) Software Engineer
5 24 (17.52%) Java Software Engineer
6 21 (15.33%) J2EE Developer
6 21 (15.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 19 (13.87%) Software Developer
8 18 (13.14%) Analyst
8 18 (13.14%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 15 (10.95%) Lead Developer
9 15 (10.95%) Senior Developer
10 14 (10.22%) Lead Java Developer
10 14 (10.22%) Senior Java Developer
11 13 (9.49%) Head of Architecture
11 13 (9.49%) J2EE Software Engineer
11 13 (9.49%) Senior Software Engineer
12 11 (8.03%) Senior Java Engineer
12 11 (8.03%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (67.15%) Hibernate
2 88 (64.23%) Spring
3 59 (43.07%) jBPM
4 42 (30.66%) J2EE
5 36 (26.28%) HTML
6 29 (21.17%) Java EE
7 27 (19.71%) REST
8 26 (18.98%) XML
9 25 (18.25%) Apache Camel
10 23 (16.79%) CSS
11 22 (16.06%) Middleware
12 21 (15.33%) ActiveMQ
13 20 (14.60%) Castor
14 18 (13.14%) AngularJS
14 18 (13.14%) Web Services
15 16 (11.68%) HTML5
15 16 (11.68%) JMS
15 16 (11.68%) JPA
16 12 (8.76%) CSS3
16 12 (8.76%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.22%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.65%) Clustering
2 5 (3.65%) Mathematics
3 3 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.46%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (19.71%) Unix
2 20 (14.60%) Linux
3 13 (9.49%) OpenVMS
4 1 (0.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (47.45%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (40.15%) TDD
3 44 (32.12%) OO
4 37 (27.01%) Open Source
5 34 (24.82%) SOA
6 29 (21.17%) Software Engineering
7 21 (15.33%) Automated Testing
8 19 (13.87%) Migration
8 19 (13.87%) Workflow
9 17 (12.41%) Mentoring
10 16 (11.68%) Root Cause Analysis
11 15 (10.95%) ETL
12 13 (9.49%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (9.49%) Dependency Injection
12 13 (9.49%) E-Commerce
12 13 (9.49%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (8.76%) Microservices
13 12 (8.76%) OOA/OOD
14 11 (8.03%) Project Management
14 11 (8.03%) UML
Programming Languages
1 137 (100.00%) Java
2 80 (58.39%) SQL
3 34 (24.82%) PL/SQL
4 27 (19.71%) Python
5 26 (18.98%) JavaScript
6 22 (16.06%) C#
7 21 (15.33%) Groovy
7 21 (15.33%) Shell Script
8 15 (10.95%) XPath
9 11 (8.03%) Ruby
10 10 (7.30%) XQuery
11 7 (5.11%) Perl
12 6 (4.38%) C++
13 5 (3.65%) PHP
13 5 (3.65%) Scala
13 5 (3.65%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.73%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.73%) Jython
14 1 (0.73%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (13.87%) Degree
2 7 (5.11%) SC Cleared
2 7 (5.11%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.38%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.73%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.46%) Kibana
1 2 (1.46%) logstash
Vendors
1 55 (40.15%) Oracle
2 20 (14.60%) Red Hat
3 13 (9.49%) hybris
3 13 (9.49%) webMethods
4 6 (4.38%) OpenText
5 5 (3.65%) Adobe
5 5 (3.65%) Solace
5 5 (3.65%) Sybase
6 4 (2.92%) Informatica
6 4 (2.92%) Terracotta
7 3 (2.19%) Pega
8 2 (1.46%) Appcelerator
8 2 (1.46%) IBM
8 2 (1.46%) Intalio
8 2 (1.46%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.73%) Greenplum
9 1 (0.73%) ILOG
9 1 (0.73%) Splunk
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