Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Drools
England > South East
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 512 516 580
Rank change year-on-year +4 +64 +68
Permanent jobs citing Drools 14 25 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.048% 0.087% 0.076%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.21% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 26
South East median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% -15.79% -29.63%
10th Percentile £33,750 £21,250 £41,875
90th Percentile £63,125 £50,000 £78,750
England median annual salary £56,250 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +4.76% -2.33%

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 the South East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 12,442 12,073 13,860
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 43.02% 41.88% 39.08%
Number of salaries quoted 10,772 10,447 12,209
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £30,500 £27,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £64,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Drools
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Drools as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Drools in the South East

Drools
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Drools in the South East

Drools
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Drools in the South East over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Drools in the South East

Drools
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Drools within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. 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
Thames Valley +2 10 £52,500 +44.83%
Buckinghamshire - 8 £52,500 -
Surrey +20 3 £37,500 -6.25%
Berkshire -18 2 £53,750 +48.28%
Hampshire - 1 £55,000 -
Drools
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT jobs citing Drools also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Drools.

1 14 (100.00%) Java
1 14 (100.00%) Spring
1 14 (100.00%) JSON
1 14 (100.00%) REST
2 8 (57.14%) OWASP
2 8 (57.14%) JSTL
2 8 (57.14%) Hibernate
2 8 (57.14%) Maven
2 8 (57.14%) MVC
2 8 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 8 (57.14%) JMS
2 8 (57.14%) SOA
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) J2EE
2 8 (57.14%) MySQL
2 8 (57.14%) EJB
2 8 (57.14%) Struts
2 8 (57.14%) Web Services
2 8 (57.14%) Apache Solr
2 8 (57.14%) Lucene
3 6 (42.86%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (42.86%) Apache Spark
3 6 (42.86%) Hadoop YARN
3 6 (42.86%) Parquet
3 6 (42.86%) Secure Coding
3 6 (42.86%) Hadoop
3 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (42.86%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (42.86%) HBase
3 6 (42.86%) Apache ZooKeeper

Drools
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 8 (57.14%) Apache Solr
2 6 (42.86%) Apache
2 6 (42.86%) Apache Spark
2 6 (42.86%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (42.86%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (42.86%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) MySQL
2 6 (42.86%) Hadoop
2 6 (42.86%) HBase
2 6 (42.86%) Parquet
3 3 (21.43%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Maven
2 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 6 (42.86%) Gradle
2 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (92.86%) Java Developer
3 10 (71.43%) Senior Developer
4 9 (64.29%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Junior
5 3 (21.43%) Junior Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Junior Java Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Hadoop Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Senior Hadoop Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Java Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) JSON
1 14 (100.00%) REST
1 14 (100.00%) Spring
2 8 (57.14%) EJB
2 8 (57.14%) Hibernate
2 8 (57.14%) J2EE
2 8 (57.14%) JMS
2 8 (57.14%) JSTL
2 8 (57.14%) Lucene
2 8 (57.14%) Struts
2 8 (57.14%) Web Services
3 6 (42.86%) Apache Avro
3 6 (42.86%) Kafka
3 6 (42.86%) Middleware
3 6 (42.86%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (21.43%) Virtual Team
3 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
1 6 (42.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) E-Commerce
1 8 (57.14%) MVC
1 8 (57.14%) OWASP
1 8 (57.14%) SOA
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (42.86%) Scrum
2 6 (42.86%) Secure Coding
2 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 6 (42.86%) TDD
3 3 (21.43%) Benchmarking
3 3 (21.43%) Microservices
3 3 (21.43%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) QA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 6 (42.86%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Hadoop YARN