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

Drools
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 845 867 926
Rank change year-on-year +22 +59  
Permanent jobs citing Drools 38 56 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.057% 0.044%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 31 37 30
Median salary £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +5.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £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 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 36036 38317 42264
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.97% 38.91% 38.10%
Number of salaries quoted 30270 33297 36165
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £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

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 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Drools in the UK

Drools
Top 13 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 24 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
England +53 36 £60,000 -11.11% 7
London +35 27 £60,000 +6.19% 5
South East +39 7 £40,000 -42.85%
City of London +26 5 £63,000 +14.54%
Surrey - 5 £40,000 -
Leatherhead - 3 £38,500 -
Glasgow 0 2 £47,500 - 2
Scotland -3 2 £47,500 -13.63% 2
West Midlands - 2 £55,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £55,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £31,250 -
Reading - 1 £40,000 -
Newbury - 1 £22,500 -

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for Drools.

1 114 (89.06%) Java
2 71 (55.47%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (53.13%) JBoss
4 64 (50.00%) Web Services
4 64 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 63 (49.22%) Maven
6 62 (48.44%) SQL
7 61 (47.66%) SOA
8 57 (44.53%) JMS
9 56 (43.75%) Subversion
9 56 (43.75%) Hibernate
10 54 (42.19%) Ant
11 52 (40.63%) Spring
12 50 (39.06%) Finance
13 49 (38.28%) XML
14 47 (36.72%) UML
14 47 (36.72%) Apache Camel
15 46 (35.94%) Oracle
16 44 (34.38%) Microservices
17 42 (32.81%) Linux
18 41 (32.03%) Eclipse
19 40 (31.25%) XSD
20 38 (29.69%) Continuous Integration
21 37 (28.91%) JUnit
22 36 (28.13%) Software Engineering
22 36 (28.13%) Open Source
23 35 (27.34%) ActiveMQ
23 35 (27.34%) OO
24 34 (26.56%) PostgreSQL
25 33 (25.78%) FTP

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 68 (53.13%) JBoss
2 26 (20.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 25 (19.53%) nginx
4 20 (15.63%) Tomcat
5 19 (14.84%) Jetty
5 19 (14.84%) WebLogic
5 19 (14.84%) WebSphere
6 12 (9.38%) Oracle Workflow
7 9 (7.03%) Mule
8 7 (5.47%) Mule ESB
9 6 (4.69%) Apache Solr
9 6 (4.69%) Apache Spark
9 6 (4.69%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (1.56%) Apache
10 2 (1.56%) Apache ServiceMix
10 2 (1.56%) CMS
10 2 (1.56%) Confluence
10 2 (1.56%) Drupal
11 1 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 6 (4.69%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 23 (17.97%) OpenShift
2 6 (4.69%) GitHub
3 2 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (25.78%) FTP
2 9 (7.03%) HTTP
3 7 (5.47%) HTTPS
3 7 (5.47%) SNMP
3 7 (5.47%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.56%) Internet
5 1 (0.78%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (26.56%) PostgreSQL
2 28 (21.88%) MongoDB
2 28 (21.88%) Relational Database
3 23 (17.97%) Oracle Database
4 21 (16.41%) Hadoop
5 20 (15.63%) MySQL
6 19 (14.84%) InterSystems Cache
6 19 (14.84%) Oracle Database 11g
7 16 (12.50%) Big Data
8 15 (11.72%) Neo4j
8 15 (11.72%) Pentaho
9 4 (3.13%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.56%) Blockchain
10 2 (1.56%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.78%) OrientDB
11 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 64 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 63 (49.22%) Maven
3 56 (43.75%) Subversion
4 54 (42.19%) Ant
5 41 (32.03%) Eclipse
6 37 (28.91%) JUnit
7 27 (21.09%) Git (software)
7 27 (21.09%) Talend Open Studio
8 25 (19.53%) Hudson
9 19 (14.84%) Sonatype Nexus
10 18 (14.06%) FitNesse
10 18 (14.06%) IntelliJ
11 17 (13.28%) Checkstyle
11 17 (13.28%) SoapUI
11 17 (13.28%) XMLUnit
12 8 (6.25%) JIRA
13 7 (5.47%) CppUnit
13 7 (5.47%) GDB
13 7 (5.47%) Valgrind
13 7 (5.47%) XMLSpy
General
1 50 (39.06%) Finance
2 29 (22.66%) Banking
3 8 (6.25%) Retail
4 3 (2.34%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.56%) Legal
5 2 (1.56%) Military
5 2 (1.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 98 (76.56%) Developer
2 70 (54.69%) Java Developer
3 19 (14.84%) SOA Developer
3 19 (14.84%) Software Engineer
4 16 (12.50%) Lead Developer
5 15 (11.72%) Consultant
5 15 (11.72%) Java Consultant
6 13 (10.16%) Architect
7 12 (9.38%) Automation Developer
7 12 (9.38%) EAI Developer
7 12 (9.38%) Senior Software Engineer
8 11 (8.59%) Big Data Developer
9 9 (7.03%) Java Engineer
9 9 (7.03%) Java Software Engineer
9 9 (7.03%) Lead Java Developer
9 9 (7.03%) Software Developer
10 7 (5.47%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 7 (5.47%) Senior Java Engineer
10 7 (5.47%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 7 (5.47%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (50.00%) Web Services
2 57 (44.53%) JMS
3 56 (43.75%) Hibernate
4 52 (40.63%) Spring
5 49 (38.28%) XML
6 47 (36.72%) Apache Camel
7 40 (31.25%) XSD
8 35 (27.34%) ActiveMQ
9 33 (25.78%) HTML
9 33 (25.78%) JPA
10 26 (20.31%) Java EE
10 26 (20.31%) RESTful
11 25 (19.53%) J2EE
11 25 (19.53%) Node.js
11 25 (19.53%) SOAP
12 24 (18.75%) JSF
13 23 (17.97%) CSS
13 23 (17.97%) Middleware
13 23 (17.97%) REST
13 23 (17.97%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 33 (25.78%) Greenfield Project
2 26 (20.31%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (8.59%) Computer Science
4 10 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (7.81%) Cyber Attack
5 6 (4.69%) Blog
6 3 (2.34%) User Experience
7 2 (1.56%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.56%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (32.81%) Linux
2 19 (14.84%) Windows
3 13 (10.16%) Unix
4 12 (9.38%) CentOS
4 12 (9.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (55.47%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (47.66%) SOA
3 47 (36.72%) UML
4 44 (34.38%) Microservices
5 38 (29.69%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (28.13%) Open Source
6 36 (28.13%) Software Engineering
7 35 (27.34%) OO
8 28 (21.88%) Multithreading
8 28 (21.88%) Scrum
9 27 (21.09%) EAI
9 27 (21.09%) TDD
10 25 (19.53%) Investment Management
11 24 (18.75%) BPMN
11 24 (18.75%) Use Case
11 24 (18.75%) Workflow
12 22 (17.19%) Analytics
13 21 (16.41%) ETL
13 21 (16.41%) RUP
14 19 (14.84%) AOP
Programming Languages
1 114 (89.06%) Java
2 62 (48.44%) SQL
3 29 (22.66%) JavaScript
4 26 (20.31%) Groovy
5 22 (17.19%) C++
5 22 (17.19%) Python
6 21 (16.41%) PL/SQL
7 19 (14.84%) Shell Script
8 17 (13.28%) T-SQL
8 17 (13.28%) XPath
9 12 (9.38%) Jython
10 11 (8.59%) Scala
11 9 (7.03%) C#
11 9 (7.03%) Go
11 9 (7.03%) Ruby
12 8 (6.25%) C
13 2 (1.56%) PHP
14 1 (0.78%) R
14 1 (0.78%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 11 (8.59%) Degree
2 10 (7.81%) SC Cleared
2 10 (7.81%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.47%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (4.69%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 46 (35.94%) Oracle
2 33 (25.78%) Solace
3 27 (21.09%) Talend
4 23 (17.97%) Red Hat
5 22 (17.19%) ILOG
6 19 (14.84%) Altova
6 19 (14.84%) Splunk
7 17 (13.28%) Sybase
8 12 (9.38%) Fiorano
8 12 (9.38%) WSO2
9 7 (5.47%) Google
10 6 (4.69%) MuleSoft
11 4 (3.13%) Alias
12 2 (1.56%) Adobe
12 2 (1.56%) IBM
12 2 (1.56%) Informatica
12 2 (1.56%) Microsoft
12 2 (1.56%) Pega
13 1 (0.78%) Perforce
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