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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drools
Rank 834 846 834
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Permanent jobs citing Drools 49 61 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.052% 0.049%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 26 57 45
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £49,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+12.24% +24.84%

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
40417 46852 44018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.83% 39.90% 40.46%
Number of salaries quoted 34526 40022 38253
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Drools Salary Histogram in the UK

Drools
Top 15 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 22 May 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 +8 28 £55,000 +10.00% 4
London +32 25 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Scotland +39 21 - - 1
Edinburgh +37 21 - - 1
City of London +24 7 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Wimbledon -9 2 £36,500 -8.75%
East of England +13 1 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Hertfordshire -4 1 £55,000 +15.78% 1
South East -7 1 £57,500 +17.34%
North West - 1 £42,500 -
Chester - 1 £42,500 -
Newbury - 1 £57,500 -
Stevenage - 1 £55,000 - 1
Berkshire - 1 £57,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £42,500 -

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 82 (98.80%) Java
2 74 (89.16%) Hibernate
3 72 (86.75%) Spring
4 63 (75.90%) JBoss
5 45 (54.22%) Middleware
5 45 (54.22%) jBPM
6 40 (48.19%) Maven
6 40 (48.19%) Web Services
7 39 (46.99%) JMS
8 38 (45.78%) JPA
9 36 (43.37%) Java EE
10 34 (40.96%) J2EE
11 32 (38.55%) MVC
12 29 (34.94%) Tomcat
12 29 (34.94%) Continuous Integration
13 27 (32.53%) SOAP
14 26 (31.33%) XML
14 26 (31.33%) XSD
14 26 (31.33%) Oracle
14 26 (31.33%) Eclipse
14 26 (31.33%) WSDL
14 26 (31.33%) RESTful
15 24 (28.92%) ActiveMQ
16 23 (27.71%) JDBC
16 23 (27.71%) Oracle Database
17 22 (26.51%) People Management
17 22 (26.51%) EclipseLink
17 22 (26.51%) REST
17 22 (26.51%) EJB
17 22 (26.51%) MySQL

Drools
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 63 (75.90%) JBoss
2 29 (34.94%) Tomcat
3 16 (19.28%) Apache
4 9 (10.84%) WebLogic
4 9 (10.84%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.82%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.41%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (2.41%) Mule
7 1 (1.20%) Confluence
7 1 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.20%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (27.71%) Oracle Database
2 22 (26.51%) MySQL
2 22 (26.51%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.82%) Hazelcast
4 3 (3.61%) Big Data
5 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 40 (48.19%) Maven
2 26 (31.33%) Eclipse
3 17 (20.48%) Jenkins
4 13 (15.66%) JUnit
5 12 (14.46%) Git (software)
6 10 (12.05%) Cucumber
7 9 (10.84%) WebLogic Workshop
8 7 (8.43%) JMeter
9 5 (6.02%) Selenium
9 5 (6.02%) Subversion
10 4 (4.82%) Ant
11 2 (2.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (2.41%) JIRA
11 2 (2.41%) TeamCity
12 1 (1.20%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (14.46%) Retail
2 10 (12.05%) Finance
3 8 (9.64%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.61%) Marketing
4 3 (3.61%) Electronics
4 3 (3.61%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.41%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.41%) Front Office
5 2 (2.41%) Banking
5 2 (2.41%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.20%) Billing
Job Titles
1 64 (77.11%) Java Developer
1 64 (77.11%) Developer
2 29 (34.94%) Senior Developer
2 29 (34.94%) Senior Java Developer
3 11 (13.25%) Java Software Engineer
3 11 (13.25%) Software Engineer
4 9 (10.84%) Technical Architect
4 9 (10.84%) Architect
5 8 (9.64%) Java Architect
5 8 (9.64%) Java Technical Architect
5 8 (9.64%) Java Consultant
5 8 (9.64%) Consultant
5 8 (9.64%) Middleware Consultant
6 5 (6.02%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (6.02%) Junior Developer
6 5 (6.02%) Junior Java Developer
6 5 (6.02%) Junior
7 4 (4.82%) Software Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Java Software Developer
8 2 (2.41%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (89.16%) Hibernate
2 72 (86.75%) Spring
3 45 (54.22%) Middleware
3 45 (54.22%) jBPM
4 40 (48.19%) Web Services
5 39 (46.99%) JMS
6 38 (45.78%) JPA
7 36 (43.37%) Java EE
8 34 (40.96%) J2EE
9 27 (32.53%) SOAP
10 26 (31.33%) XML
10 26 (31.33%) XSD
10 26 (31.33%) WSDL
10 26 (31.33%) RESTful
11 24 (28.92%) ActiveMQ
12 23 (27.71%) JDBC
13 22 (26.51%) EclipseLink
13 22 (26.51%) REST
13 22 (26.51%) EJB
13 22 (26.51%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.28%) Open Source
2 4 (4.82%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.61%) DTV
4 2 (2.41%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.66%) Linux
2 2 (2.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (38.55%) MVC
2 29 (34.94%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (26.51%) People Management
3 22 (26.51%) RUP
3 22 (26.51%) Unified Process
3 22 (26.51%) Use Case
4 14 (16.87%) TDD
5 12 (14.46%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (14.46%) High Availability
6 11 (13.25%) BDD
6 11 (13.25%) Scrum
6 11 (13.25%) Software Engineering
7 9 (10.84%) Migration
7 9 (10.84%) SOA
8 7 (8.43%) OOA/OOD
8 7 (8.43%) OO
8 7 (8.43%) Multithreading
9 5 (6.02%) Workflow
10 4 (4.82%) Unit Testing
11 3 (3.61%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 82 (98.80%) Java
2 22 (26.51%) AspectJ
3 11 (13.25%) SQL
4 5 (6.02%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.61%) Groovy
5 3 (3.61%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.41%) PHP
7 1 (1.20%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (4.82%) Puppet
2 1 (1.20%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 26 (31.33%) Oracle
2 12 (14.46%) IBM
3 4 (4.82%) SAP
4 1 (1.20%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (1.20%) Cerillion
4 1 (1.20%) Informatica
4 1 (1.20%) Nokia
4 1 (1.20%) Siemens
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Goldman Sachs
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Goldman Sachs
Posted: 17 days ago