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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Drools
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 826 879 926
Rank change year-on-year +53 +47  
Permanent jobs citing Drools 36 35 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.043% 0.038% 0.031%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.10% 0.097% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 30 33 30
Median salary £60,000 £67,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +22.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,850 £45,000 £36,150
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £62,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -36.00% +56.25%  

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 34401 36236 39930
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.07% 39.22% 38.41%
Number of salaries quoted 29078 31860 34496
Median salary £47,500 £45,709 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.91% +1.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 23 June 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 23 June 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 +24 27 £60,000 +6.19% 5
South East +47 7 £40,000 -42.85%
West Midlands - 2 £55,000 -
Drools
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 99 (87.61%) Java
2 63 (55.75%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (53.98%) Jenkins
4 60 (53.10%) Web Services
5 58 (51.33%) SQL
6 57 (50.44%) JBoss
6 57 (50.44%) Maven
7 54 (47.79%) Ant
8 53 (46.90%) JMS
8 53 (46.90%) Subversion
9 48 (42.48%) SOA
10 46 (40.71%) Hibernate
11 45 (39.82%) Spring
11 45 (39.82%) Apache Camel
12 44 (38.94%) XML
13 43 (38.05%) Finance
14 40 (35.40%) UML
14 40 (35.40%) Microservices
15 38 (33.63%) Eclipse
15 38 (33.63%) Linux
16 37 (32.74%) JUnit
16 37 (32.74%) Oracle
17 36 (31.86%) XSD
18 33 (29.20%) FTP
18 33 (29.20%) Software Engineering
18 33 (29.20%) Solace
18 33 (29.20%) Greenfield Project
19 31 (27.43%) PostgreSQL
20 30 (26.55%) Continuous Integration
21 29 (25.66%) Banking

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 57 (50.44%) JBoss
2 25 (22.12%) nginx
3 20 (17.70%) Tomcat
4 19 (16.81%) Jetty
4 19 (16.81%) WebLogic
4 19 (16.81%) WebSphere
5 17 (15.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 12 (10.62%) Oracle Workflow
7 8 (7.08%) Mule
8 6 (5.31%) Apache Solr
8 6 (5.31%) Apache Spark
8 6 (5.31%) Mule ESB
8 6 (5.31%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (1.77%) Apache
9 2 (1.77%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (1.77%) CMS
9 2 (1.77%) Drupal
10 1 (0.88%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 23 (20.35%) OpenShift
2 6 (5.31%) GitHub
3 2 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (29.20%) FTP
2 9 (7.96%) HTTP
3 7 (6.19%) HTTPS
3 7 (6.19%) SNMP
3 7 (6.19%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.77%) Internet
5 1 (0.88%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (27.43%) PostgreSQL
2 24 (21.24%) MongoDB
3 21 (18.58%) Relational Database
4 20 (17.70%) MySQL
5 19 (16.81%) InterSystems Cache
5 19 (16.81%) Oracle Database
5 19 (16.81%) Oracle Database 11g
6 18 (15.93%) Hadoop
7 15 (13.27%) Big Data
8 12 (10.62%) Neo4j
8 12 (10.62%) Pentaho
9 2 (1.77%) Blockchain
9 2 (1.77%) Hazelcast
9 2 (1.77%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 61 (53.98%) Jenkins
2 57 (50.44%) Maven
3 54 (47.79%) Ant
4 53 (46.90%) Subversion
5 38 (33.63%) Eclipse
6 37 (32.74%) JUnit
7 25 (22.12%) Git (software)
7 25 (22.12%) Hudson
8 24 (21.24%) Talend Open Studio
9 19 (16.81%) Sonatype Nexus
10 18 (15.93%) IntelliJ
11 17 (15.04%) Checkstyle
11 17 (15.04%) SoapUI
11 17 (15.04%) XMLUnit
12 16 (14.16%) FitNesse
13 7 (6.19%) CppUnit
13 7 (6.19%) GDB
13 7 (6.19%) Valgrind
13 7 (6.19%) XMLSpy
14 6 (5.31%) JIRA
General
1 43 (38.05%) Finance
2 29 (25.66%) Banking
3 8 (7.08%) Retail
4 3 (2.65%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.77%) Legal
5 2 (1.77%) Military
5 2 (1.77%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (77.88%) Developer
2 62 (54.87%) Java Developer
3 17 (15.04%) SOA Developer
3 17 (15.04%) Software Engineer
4 15 (13.27%) Consultant
4 15 (13.27%) Java Consultant
5 14 (12.39%) Lead Developer
6 12 (10.62%) Automation Developer
6 12 (10.62%) EAI Developer
6 12 (10.62%) Senior Software Engineer
7 11 (9.73%) Big Data Developer
8 8 (7.08%) Architect
9 7 (6.19%) Java Engineer
9 7 (6.19%) Java Software Engineer
9 7 (6.19%) Lead Java Developer
9 7 (6.19%) Senior Java Engineer
9 7 (6.19%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 7 (6.19%) Software Developer
10 6 (5.31%) E-Commerce Architect
11 5 (4.42%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (53.10%) Web Services
2 53 (46.90%) JMS
3 46 (40.71%) Hibernate
4 45 (39.82%) Apache Camel
4 45 (39.82%) Spring
5 44 (38.94%) XML
6 36 (31.86%) XSD
7 28 (24.78%) ActiveMQ
7 28 (24.78%) HTML
8 25 (22.12%) Node.js
8 25 (22.12%) RESTful
9 24 (21.24%) JPA
10 23 (20.35%) J2EE
11 22 (19.47%) CSS
11 22 (19.47%) JSP
11 22 (19.47%) REST
12 21 (18.58%) JRules
12 21 (18.58%) SOAP
13 20 (17.70%) JDBC
13 20 (17.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 33 (29.20%) Greenfield Project
2 25 (22.12%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (8.85%) Computer Science
3 10 (8.85%) Cyber Attack
4 9 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.31%) Blog
6 3 (2.65%) User Experience
7 2 (1.77%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.77%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (33.63%) Linux
2 19 (16.81%) Windows
3 13 (11.50%) Unix
4 12 (10.62%) CentOS
4 12 (10.62%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (55.75%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (42.48%) SOA
3 40 (35.40%) Microservices
3 40 (35.40%) UML
4 33 (29.20%) Software Engineering
5 30 (26.55%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (24.78%) Multithreading
6 28 (24.78%) OO
6 28 (24.78%) Open Source
7 27 (23.89%) EAI
8 25 (22.12%) Investment Management
9 22 (19.47%) Workflow
10 21 (18.58%) Analytics
10 21 (18.58%) ETL
10 21 (18.58%) RUP
10 21 (18.58%) Scrum
10 21 (18.58%) TDD
11 19 (16.81%) API Design
11 19 (16.81%) BPMN
11 19 (16.81%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 99 (87.61%) Java
2 58 (51.33%) SQL
3 28 (24.78%) JavaScript
4 26 (23.01%) Groovy
5 20 (17.70%) C++
6 19 (16.81%) Python
6 19 (16.81%) Shell Script
7 17 (15.04%) PL/SQL
7 17 (15.04%) T-SQL
7 17 (15.04%) XPath
8 12 (10.62%) Jython
9 9 (7.96%) Ruby
9 9 (7.96%) Scala
10 7 (6.19%) C
10 7 (6.19%) C#
10 7 (6.19%) Go
11 2 (1.77%) PHP
12 1 (0.88%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (8.85%) Degree
1 10 (8.85%) SC Cleared
1 10 (8.85%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.19%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (21.24%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.31%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (5.31%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 37 (32.74%) Oracle
2 33 (29.20%) Solace
3 24 (21.24%) Talend
4 22 (19.47%) ILOG
5 20 (17.70%) Red Hat
6 19 (16.81%) Altova
6 19 (16.81%) Splunk
7 17 (15.04%) Sybase
8 12 (10.62%) Fiorano
8 12 (10.62%) WSO2
9 7 (6.19%) Google
10 6 (5.31%) MuleSoft
11 4 (3.54%) Alias
12 2 (1.77%) Adobe
12 2 (1.77%) Informatica
12 2 (1.77%) Microsoft
12 2 (1.77%) Pega
13 1 (0.88%) Perforce
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