The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 767 888 910
Rank change year-on-year +121 +22  
Permanent jobs citing Drools 85 62 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.100% 0.059% 0.041%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 62 46 24
Median salary £60,000 £51,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.07% -2.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,650 £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 with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 34386 40026 40349
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.26% 38.34% 37.68%
Number of salaries quoted 29348 34495 34277
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

Drools
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Drools in the UK

Drools
Salary Histogram

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

Salary histogram for Drools in the UK

Drools
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Drools within the UK 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
England +102 74 £60,000 +20.00% 3
London +81 52 £60,000 +14.28% 3
South East +79 17 £40,000 -38.46%
Surrey - 12 £39,250 -
Leatherhead - 12 £39,250 -
Scotland +19 11 £60,000 -12.72% 1
City of London +52 10 £67,500 +28.57%
Edinburgh - 7 £60,000 - 1
Berkshire +43 5 £40,000 -38.46%
Reading +37 5 £40,000 -38.46%
East of England +18 5 £60,000 +62.16%
Hertfordshire +10 5 £60,000 +62.16%
Glasgow +5 2 £50,500 -26.54%
Potters Bar - 1 £60,000 -
Stevenage - 1 £42,500 -
Hatfield - 1 £60,000 -
Hounslow - 1 £50,000 - 1
Heathrow - 1 - -

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 with a requirement for Drools.

1 139 (90.26%) Java
2 87 (56.49%) JBoss
3 74 (48.05%) SQL
4 72 (46.75%) JMS
4 72 (46.75%) Spring
5 70 (45.45%) Maven
5 70 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
6 67 (43.51%) Finance
6 67 (43.51%) SOA
6 67 (43.51%) Web Services
7 65 (42.21%) Hibernate
7 65 (42.21%) Apache Camel
8 61 (39.61%) Jenkins
8 61 (39.61%) XML
9 58 (37.66%) Subversion
10 56 (36.36%) ActiveMQ
11 55 (35.71%) Linux
11 55 (35.71%) Oracle
12 54 (35.06%) Ant
12 54 (35.06%) PostgreSQL
13 53 (34.42%) UML
14 52 (33.77%) Microservices
15 50 (32.47%) Java EE
16 48 (31.17%) Open Source
16 48 (31.17%) J2EE
17 46 (29.87%) Continuous Integration
18 42 (27.27%) JPA
18 42 (27.27%) XSD
18 42 (27.27%) Workflow
19 41 (26.62%) Banking

Drools
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 87 (56.49%) JBoss
2 32 (20.78%) WebSphere
3 30 (19.48%) Tomcat
4 27 (17.53%) Jetty
4 27 (17.53%) nginx
4 27 (17.53%) WebLogic
5 23 (14.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 14 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
7 10 (6.49%) Apache Solr
8 5 (3.25%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (1.95%) Confluence
10 2 (1.30%) Apache Spark
10 2 (1.30%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.65%) Apache
11 1 (0.65%) Mule
11 1 (0.65%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 8 (5.19%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.79%) OpenShift
2 4 (2.60%) GitHub
3 2 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (16.88%) FTP
2 13 (8.44%) HTTP
2 13 (8.44%) HTTPS
2 13 (8.44%) SNMP
2 13 (8.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (35.06%) PostgreSQL
2 39 (25.32%) Relational Database
3 37 (24.03%) MySQL
4 32 (20.78%) Oracle Database
5 30 (19.48%) MongoDB
6 29 (18.83%) Hadoop
7 27 (17.53%) InterSystems Cache
7 27 (17.53%) Neo4j
7 27 (17.53%) Oracle Database 11g
7 27 (17.53%) Pentaho
8 16 (10.39%) Big Data
9 2 (1.30%) Blockchain
9 2 (1.30%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.65%) OrientDB
10 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 70 (45.45%) Maven
2 61 (39.61%) Jenkins
3 58 (37.66%) Subversion
4 54 (35.06%) Ant
5 41 (26.62%) Eclipse
5 41 (26.62%) Talend Open Studio
6 38 (24.68%) JUnit
7 27 (17.53%) Hudson
7 27 (17.53%) Sonatype Nexus
8 18 (11.69%) FitNesse
9 14 (9.09%) Git (software)
10 13 (8.44%) CppUnit
10 13 (8.44%) GDB
10 13 (8.44%) Valgrind
10 13 (8.44%) XMLSpy
11 11 (7.14%) SoapUI
12 10 (6.49%) Checkstyle
12 10 (6.49%) IntelliJ
12 10 (6.49%) XMLUnit
13 4 (2.60%) Gradle
General
1 67 (43.51%) Finance
2 41 (26.62%) Banking
3 9 (5.84%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.25%) Retail
4 5 (3.25%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.30%) Law
5 2 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 111 (72.08%) Developer
2 82 (53.25%) Java Developer
3 24 (15.58%) Consultant
3 24 (15.58%) Software Engineer
4 19 (12.34%) Java Consultant
5 17 (11.04%) Lead Developer
6 15 (9.74%) Senior Software Engineer
7 13 (8.44%) Java Engineer
7 13 (8.44%) Java Software Engineer
7 13 (8.44%) SOA Developer
8 12 (7.79%) Automation Developer
9 10 (6.49%) Architect
9 10 (6.49%) Lead Java Developer
9 10 (6.49%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (5.84%) Software Developer
11 8 (5.19%) Java Middleware Consultant
11 8 (5.19%) Middleware Consultant
11 8 (5.19%) Senior Java Engineer
11 8 (5.19%) Senior Java Software Engineer
12 7 (4.55%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (46.75%) JMS
1 72 (46.75%) Spring
2 67 (43.51%) Web Services
3 65 (42.21%) Apache Camel
3 65 (42.21%) Hibernate
4 61 (39.61%) XML
5 56 (36.36%) ActiveMQ
6 50 (32.47%) Java EE
7 48 (31.17%) J2EE
8 42 (27.27%) JPA
8 42 (27.27%) XSD
9 40 (25.97%) JSF
9 40 (25.97%) Middleware
10 39 (25.32%) XSLT
11 37 (24.03%) HTML
12 34 (22.08%) jBPM
13 33 (21.43%) JSP
14 32 (20.78%) JRules
14 32 (20.78%) SOAP
15 29 (18.83%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.23%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (6.49%) Cyber Attack
3 9 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.90%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.90%) User Experience
5 1 (0.65%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 55 (35.71%) Linux
2 27 (17.53%) Windows
3 19 (12.34%) Unix
4 11 (7.14%) CentOS
4 11 (7.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (43.51%) SOA
3 53 (34.42%) UML
4 52 (33.77%) Microservices
5 48 (31.17%) Open Source
6 46 (29.87%) Continuous Integration
7 42 (27.27%) Workflow
8 37 (24.03%) OO
9 35 (22.73%) Analytics
9 35 (22.73%) BPMN
10 32 (20.78%) Software Engineering
11 29 (18.83%) ETL
11 29 (18.83%) TDD
12 27 (17.53%) AOP
12 27 (17.53%) API Design
12 27 (17.53%) Multithreading
12 27 (17.53%) RUP
13 26 (16.88%) Scrum
14 22 (14.29%) Migration
15 20 (12.99%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 139 (90.26%) Java
2 74 (48.05%) SQL
3 40 (25.97%) Python
4 32 (20.78%) Shell Script
5 28 (18.18%) Groovy
6 27 (17.53%) JavaScript
7 26 (16.88%) C++
8 20 (12.99%) PL/SQL
9 15 (9.74%) C
9 15 (9.74%) C#
9 15 (9.74%) Go
9 15 (9.74%) Scala
10 13 (8.44%) Ruby
11 11 (7.14%) Jython
12 10 (6.49%) T-SQL
12 10 (6.49%) XPath
13 5 (3.25%) Korn
14 1 (0.65%) R
14 1 (0.65%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 9 (5.84%) SC Cleared
1 9 (5.84%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (1.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.30%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 55 (35.71%) Oracle
2 41 (26.62%) Talend
3 32 (20.78%) ILOG
4 28 (18.18%) Red Hat
5 27 (17.53%) Altova
5 27 (17.53%) Splunk
6 26 (16.88%) Solace
7 14 (9.09%) Fiorano
7 14 (9.09%) WSO2
8 13 (8.44%) Google
9 10 (6.49%) Sybase
10 5 (3.25%) Pega
11 2 (1.30%) IBM
11 2 (1.30%) Informatica
12 1 (0.65%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.65%) hybris
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