The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Drools skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Drools over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Drools
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 770 872 925
Rank change year-on-year +102 +53  
Permanent jobs citing Drools 74 46 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.092% 0.047% 0.022%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.12% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 53 43 22
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,750 £57,500
% change year-on-year +10.42% -29.13%  

Drools is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 32363 37769 37899
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 40.35% 38.58% 37.80%
Number of salaries quoted 27860 32869 32490
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Drools
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Drools as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Drools in England

Drools
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Drools in England.

Salary trend for Drools in England

Drools
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Drools in England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Drools in England

Drools
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Drools within the England region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +81 52 £60,000 +14.28% 3
South East +79 17 £40,000 -38.46%
East of England +18 5 £60,000 +62.16%
Drools
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing Drools also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Drools.

1 108 (87.80%) Java
2 69 (56.10%) SQL
3 67 (54.47%) JMS
4 66 (53.66%) JBoss
5 64 (52.03%) Maven
6 62 (50.41%) Web Services
7 59 (47.97%) Finance
7 59 (47.97%) Jenkins
8 55 (44.72%) Agile Software Development
8 55 (44.72%) Spring
9 54 (43.90%) Subversion
9 54 (43.90%) Ant
10 52 (42.28%) Hibernate
11 50 (40.65%) Apache Camel
12 48 (39.02%) XML
13 45 (36.59%) J2EE
14 43 (34.96%) UML
15 42 (34.15%) Oracle
16 41 (33.33%) Banking
17 40 (32.52%) Linux
18 38 (30.89%) JUnit
18 38 (30.89%) SOA
18 38 (30.89%) PostgreSQL
19 37 (30.08%) Eclipse
19 37 (30.08%) MySQL
19 37 (30.08%) XSD
19 37 (30.08%) Microservices
20 35 (28.46%) ActiveMQ
21 33 (26.83%) Workflow
21 33 (26.83%) JSP

Drools
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 66 (53.66%) JBoss
2 32 (26.02%) WebSphere
3 30 (24.39%) Tomcat
4 27 (21.95%) Jetty
4 27 (21.95%) nginx
4 27 (21.95%) WebLogic
5 14 (11.38%) Oracle Workflow
6 10 (8.13%) Apache Solr
6 10 (8.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (4.07%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.63%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.63%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.81%) Apache
9 1 (0.81%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.76%) OpenShift
2 4 (3.25%) GitHub
3 2 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (21.14%) FTP
2 13 (10.57%) HTTP
2 13 (10.57%) HTTPS
2 13 (10.57%) SNMP
2 13 (10.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (30.89%) PostgreSQL
2 37 (30.08%) MySQL
3 29 (23.58%) Relational Database
4 27 (21.95%) InterSystems Cache
4 27 (21.95%) Oracle Database
4 27 (21.95%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (10.57%) Hadoop
5 13 (10.57%) MongoDB
6 11 (8.94%) Neo4j
6 11 (8.94%) Pentaho
7 8 (6.50%) Big Data
8 2 (1.63%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 64 (52.03%) Maven
2 59 (47.97%) Jenkins
3 54 (43.90%) Ant
3 54 (43.90%) Subversion
4 38 (30.89%) JUnit
5 37 (30.08%) Eclipse
6 27 (21.95%) Hudson
6 27 (21.95%) Sonatype Nexus
7 25 (20.33%) Talend Open Studio
8 16 (13.01%) FitNesse
9 13 (10.57%) CppUnit
9 13 (10.57%) GDB
9 13 (10.57%) Valgrind
9 13 (10.57%) XMLSpy
10 12 (9.76%) Git (software)
11 11 (8.94%) SoapUI
12 10 (8.13%) Checkstyle
12 10 (8.13%) IntelliJ
12 10 (8.13%) XMLUnit
13 4 (3.25%) SonarQube
General
1 59 (47.97%) Finance
2 41 (33.33%) Banking
3 9 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.07%) Retail
4 5 (4.07%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.63%) Law
5 2 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 91 (73.98%) Developer
2 66 (53.66%) Java Developer
3 24 (19.51%) Consultant
4 19 (15.45%) Java Consultant
5 17 (13.82%) Software Engineer
6 14 (11.38%) Lead Developer
6 14 (11.38%) Senior Software Engineer
7 12 (9.76%) Automation Developer
8 9 (7.32%) Java Engineer
8 9 (7.32%) Java Software Engineer
8 9 (7.32%) SOA Developer
9 8 (6.50%) Java Middleware Consultant
9 8 (6.50%) Middleware Consultant
10 7 (5.69%) C++ Software Engineer
10 7 (5.69%) Lead Java Developer
10 7 (5.69%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 7 (5.69%) Senior Java Engineer
10 7 (5.69%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 6 (4.88%) Big Data Developer
11 6 (4.88%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (54.47%) JMS
2 62 (50.41%) Web Services
3 55 (44.72%) Spring
4 52 (42.28%) Hibernate
5 50 (40.65%) Apache Camel
6 48 (39.02%) XML
7 45 (36.59%) J2EE
8 37 (30.08%) XSD
9 35 (28.46%) ActiveMQ
10 33 (26.83%) JSP
11 32 (26.02%) HTML
11 32 (26.02%) JRules
11 32 (26.02%) JSF
12 31 (25.20%) Middleware
13 29 (23.58%) Java EE
13 29 (23.58%) JPA
14 28 (22.76%) REST
14 28 (22.76%) RESTful
15 27 (21.95%) Apache OpenJPA
15 27 (21.95%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.51%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (8.13%) Cyber Attack
3 8 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.88%) User Experience
5 5 (4.07%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.81%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 40 (32.52%) Linux
2 27 (21.95%) Windows
3 19 (15.45%) Unix
4 11 (8.94%) CentOS
4 11 (8.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (44.72%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (34.96%) UML
3 38 (30.89%) SOA
4 37 (30.08%) Microservices
5 33 (26.83%) Workflow
6 29 (23.58%) ETL
7 27 (21.95%) Analytics
7 27 (21.95%) AOP
7 27 (21.95%) API Design
7 27 (21.95%) BPMN
7 27 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (21.95%) Multithreading
7 27 (21.95%) OO
7 27 (21.95%) Open Source
7 27 (21.95%) RUP
8 24 (19.51%) Software Engineering
9 22 (17.89%) Migration
10 20 (16.26%) EAI
11 17 (13.82%) Investment Management
12 16 (13.01%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 108 (87.80%) Java
2 69 (56.10%) SQL
3 32 (26.02%) Shell Script
4 28 (22.76%) Groovy
5 27 (21.95%) JavaScript
6 24 (19.51%) C++
6 24 (19.51%) Python
7 15 (12.20%) PL/SQL
8 14 (11.38%) C
9 13 (10.57%) C#
9 13 (10.57%) Go
9 13 (10.57%) Ruby
9 13 (10.57%) Scala
10 11 (8.94%) Jython
11 10 (8.13%) T-SQL
11 10 (8.13%) XPath
12 5 (4.07%) Korn
13 1 (0.81%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (5.69%) SC Cleared
1 7 (5.69%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.07%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.38%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (1.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.63%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 42 (34.15%) Oracle
2 32 (26.02%) ILOG
3 27 (21.95%) Altova
3 27 (21.95%) Splunk
4 26 (21.14%) Solace
5 25 (20.33%) Talend
6 24 (19.51%) Red Hat
7 14 (11.38%) Fiorano
7 14 (11.38%) WSO2
8 13 (10.57%) Google
9 10 (8.13%) Sybase
10 5 (4.07%) Pega
11 2 (1.63%) Informatica
12 1 (0.81%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.81%) hybris
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