Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Drools
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1068 1113 1187
Rank change year-on-year +45 +74 +20
Permanent jobs citing Drools 82 84 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.049% 0.048% 0.049%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 53 67 73
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,750 £75,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%

Drools is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 67886 68921 78582
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.29% 39.04% 38.20%
Number of salaries quoted 56882 60298 67765
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,875 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%

Drools
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Drools as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -3 40 £60,000 +26.32% 1
South East +41 30 £40,000 -15.79%
North of England - 10 £55,000 - 1
North West - 9 £55,000 - 1
Midlands +13 2 £55,000 +56.03%
West Midlands +8 2 £55,000 +56.03%
Yorkshire - 1 £65,000 -
Drools
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 69 (84.15%) Java
2 62 (75.61%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (52.44%) Jenkins
4 42 (51.22%) Microservices
5 41 (50.00%) SQL
6 40 (48.78%) Maven
7 39 (47.56%) Scrum
8 36 (43.90%) Spring
9 34 (41.46%) Apache Camel
10 31 (37.80%) Linux
11 30 (36.59%) AngularJS
11 30 (36.59%) Git (software)
12 28 (34.15%) Finance
13 25 (30.49%) Hibernate
13 25 (30.49%) TDD
13 25 (30.49%) Subversion
13 25 (30.49%) Oracle
13 25 (30.49%) JBoss
14 24 (29.27%) UML
14 24 (29.27%) PostgreSQL
14 24 (29.27%) BDD
15 23 (28.05%) jBPM
15 23 (28.05%) Eclipse
16 22 (26.83%) Docker
16 22 (26.83%) Hadoop
16 22 (26.83%) JIRA
17 21 (25.61%) QA
17 21 (25.61%) Open Source
17 21 (25.61%) Big Data
17 21 (25.61%) Apache

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 25 (30.49%) JBoss
2 21 (25.61%) Apache
3 19 (23.17%) Tomcat
4 13 (15.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (10.98%) Apache Solr
5 9 (10.98%) Apache Spark
6 8 (9.76%) Confluence
7 5 (6.10%) Oracle Coherence
8 3 (3.66%) Jetty
8 3 (3.66%) nginx
8 3 (3.66%) WebLogic
8 3 (3.66%) WebSphere
9 2 (2.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (2.44%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (2.44%) CMS
9 2 (2.44%) Drupal
9 2 (2.44%) Mule
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.63%) OpenShift
2 6 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.63%) FTP
2 9 (10.98%) Kerberos
3 5 (6.10%) HTTP
4 4 (4.88%) SMS
5 3 (3.66%) HTTPS
5 3 (3.66%) SNMP
5 3 (3.66%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (29.27%) PostgreSQL
2 22 (26.83%) Hadoop
3 21 (25.61%) Big Data
4 18 (21.95%) MySQL
5 13 (15.85%) MongoDB
5 13 (15.85%) Neo4j
5 13 (15.85%) Pentaho
6 10 (12.20%) NoSQL
7 9 (10.98%) HBase
8 6 (7.32%) MariaDB
9 5 (6.10%) DataStax
9 5 (6.10%) InterSystems Cache
9 5 (6.10%) Relational Database
10 4 (4.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (3.66%) Blockchain
11 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database
11 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (2.44%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 43 (52.44%) Jenkins
2 40 (48.78%) Maven
3 30 (36.59%) Git (software)
4 25 (30.49%) Subversion
5 23 (28.05%) Eclipse
6 22 (26.83%) JIRA
7 19 (23.17%) JUnit
8 18 (21.95%) Ant
9 14 (17.07%) Cucumber
10 13 (15.85%) Talend Open Studio
11 12 (14.63%) IntelliJ
12 11 (13.41%) Checkstyle
13 10 (12.20%) SoapUI
13 10 (12.20%) XMLUnit
14 6 (7.32%) Selenium
15 5 (6.10%) Mockito
16 4 (4.88%) EasyMock
17 3 (3.66%) CppUnit
17 3 (3.66%) GDB
17 3 (3.66%) Hudson
General
1 28 (34.15%) Finance
2 17 (20.73%) Banking
3 4 (4.88%) Investment Banking
3 4 (4.88%) Military
4 3 (3.66%) Electronics
4 3 (3.66%) Front Office
4 3 (3.66%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.66%) Marketing
4 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.44%) Legal
6 1 (1.22%) Games
6 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (82.93%) Developer
2 47 (57.32%) Java Developer
3 11 (13.41%) Software Developer
4 10 (12.20%) Big Data Developer
4 10 (12.20%) EAI Developer
4 10 (12.20%) SOA Developer
5 7 (8.54%) Java Software Developer
5 7 (8.54%) Open Source Developer
5 7 (8.54%) Senior Developer
5 7 (8.54%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Java Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Digital Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Big Data Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Blockchain Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Data Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Graduate Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Graduate Java Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Hadoop Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (43.90%) Spring
2 34 (41.46%) Apache Camel
3 30 (36.59%) AngularJS
4 25 (30.49%) Hibernate
5 23 (28.05%) jBPM
6 21 (25.61%) JMS
7 20 (24.39%) CSS
7 20 (24.39%) HTML
7 20 (24.39%) XML
8 18 (21.95%) Web Services
9 17 (20.73%) REST
10 16 (19.51%) Node.js
11 15 (18.29%) ActiveMQ
11 15 (18.29%) KnockoutJS
12 14 (17.07%) Java EE
12 14 (17.07%) JDBC
12 14 (17.07%) Polymer
12 14 (17.07%) React
12 14 (17.07%) XSD
13 13 (15.85%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.73%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (18.29%) Computer Science
3 13 (15.85%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (7.32%) Algorithms
4 6 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.88%) Fintech
6 2 (2.44%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.44%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (2.44%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (37.80%) Linux
2 18 (21.95%) Ubuntu
3 14 (17.07%) Unix
4 13 (15.85%) CentOS
5 5 (6.10%) Debian
6 3 (3.66%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (75.61%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (51.22%) Microservices
3 39 (47.56%) Scrum
4 25 (30.49%) TDD
5 24 (29.27%) BDD
5 24 (29.27%) UML
6 21 (25.61%) OO
6 21 (25.61%) Open Source
7 20 (24.39%) SOA
8 17 (20.73%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (18.29%) Unit Testing
10 14 (17.07%) Analytics
11 13 (15.85%) Open Source Development
11 13 (15.85%) Web Development
12 12 (14.63%) DevOps
13 11 (13.41%) Code Coverage
13 11 (13.41%) EAI
13 11 (13.41%) SDLC
13 11 (13.41%) Sequence Diagram
13 11 (13.41%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 69 (84.15%) Java
2 41 (50.00%) SQL
3 21 (25.61%) JavaScript
4 20 (24.39%) Python
5 13 (15.85%) Jython
6 12 (14.63%) PL/SQL
6 12 (14.63%) T-SQL
7 11 (13.41%) XPath
8 9 (10.98%) Scala
9 7 (8.54%) Groovy
9 7 (8.54%) Shell Script
10 5 (6.10%) Ruby
11 3 (3.66%) C
11 3 (3.66%) C#
11 3 (3.66%) C++
11 3 (3.66%) Go
12 2 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (18.29%) Degree
2 10 (12.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (10.98%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (25.61%) QA
System Software
1 22 (26.83%) Docker
2 9 (10.98%) HDFS
3 7 (8.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (4.88%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 8 (9.76%) Ansible
1 8 (9.76%) Terraform
2 7 (8.54%) Kubernetes
3 6 (7.32%) Galera Cluster
3 6 (7.32%) OpenNebula
4 2 (2.44%) Ambari
4 2 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (30.49%) Oracle
2 16 (19.51%) Solace
3 13 (15.85%) Talend
4 12 (14.63%) Sybase
5 5 (6.10%) Google
5 5 (6.10%) Hortonworks
6 4 (4.88%) ILOG
6 4 (4.88%) TIBCO
7 3 (3.66%) Altova
7 3 (3.66%) SAP
7 3 (3.66%) Splunk
8 2 (2.44%) Adobe
8 2 (2.44%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.44%) MuleSoft
8 2 (2.44%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.22%) Perforce