Period
to 24 January 2019

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 24 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Drools
England > South East
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 497 516 536
Rank change year-on-year +19 +20 +82
Permanent jobs citing Drools 13 36 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.049% 0.12% 0.097%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.27% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 31
South East median annual salary £37,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +11.11% -35.71%
10th Percentile £30,250 £32,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £67,000 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £58,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.13% +6.82% +10.00%

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 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 11,046 13,305 12,175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 41.27% 42.86% 38.24%
Number of salaries quoted 9,497 11,575 10,574
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
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 24 January 2019.

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 24 January 2019. 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
Hampshire - 8 £32,500 - 3
Surrey +37 3 £37,500 -28.57% 1
Thames Valley -3 2 £53,750 +7.50%
Berkshire -17 2 £53,750 +34.38%
Drools
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, 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 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) Spring
1 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 13 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 13 (100.00%) Kafka
1 13 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (53.85%) BPSS Clearance
2 7 (53.85%) Java 8
2 7 (53.85%) Machine Learning
2 7 (53.85%) Java EE 5
2 7 (53.85%) JIRA
2 7 (53.85%) JSF
2 7 (53.85%) Maven
2 7 (53.85%) Artificial Intelligence
2 7 (53.85%) Military
2 7 (53.85%) UML
2 7 (53.85%) Eclipse
2 7 (53.85%) Configuration Management
2 7 (53.85%) C
2 7 (53.85%) Hibernate
3 6 (46.15%) Scrum
3 6 (46.15%) Shell Script
3 6 (46.15%) Middleware
3 6 (46.15%) JBoss
3 6 (46.15%) Apache
3 6 (46.15%) Unix
3 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) TDD
3 6 (46.15%) Degree

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 6 (46.15%) Apache
1 6 (46.15%) Apache Spark
1 6 (46.15%) Cloud Foundry
1 6 (46.15%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (46.15%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) Hadoop
2 6 (46.15%) HBase
2 6 (46.15%) Parquet
3 3 (23.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (53.85%) Eclipse
2 7 (53.85%) JIRA
2 7 (53.85%) Maven
3 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
3 6 (46.15%) Gradle
General
1 7 (53.85%) Military
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Java Engineer
1 7 (53.85%) Java Software Engineer
1 7 (53.85%) Software Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Junior
3 5 (38.46%) Java Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Junior Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Junior Java Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Junior Java Software Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Junior Software Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Hadoop Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Hadoop Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Java Hadoop Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) Kafka
1 13 (100.00%) Spring
2 7 (53.85%) Hibernate
2 7 (53.85%) Java EE 5
2 7 (53.85%) JSF
3 6 (46.15%) Apache Avro
3 6 (46.15%) JSON
3 6 (46.15%) Middleware
3 6 (46.15%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (46.15%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (23.08%) Virtual Team
3 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
1 6 (46.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (53.85%) Artificial Intelligence
2 7 (53.85%) Configuration Management
2 7 (53.85%) Machine Learning
2 7 (53.85%) UML
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (46.15%) Scrum
3 6 (46.15%) Secure Coding
3 6 (46.15%) TDD
4 3 (23.08%) Benchmarking
4 3 (23.08%) Microservices
4 3 (23.08%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) C
2 7 (53.85%) Java 8
3 6 (46.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) BPSS Clearance
2 6 (46.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) QA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 6 (46.15%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Hadoop YARN