The table below looks at the statistics for Drools skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Drools over the 3 months to 3 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Drools
Rank - - 194
Permanent jobs citing Drools 0 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £38,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £32,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -17.94%
Drools
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1974 1933 1948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.61% 35.19% 39.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1690 1722 1690
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Drools
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Drools across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Drools Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Drools
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Drools across the West Midlands region.

Drools Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Drools
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) DSDM
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database

Drools
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) DSDM
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss