Good news for those with JBoss Drools skills, your in demand!!! Latest results in the UK from itjobswatch.co.uk shows over a three times increase in demand for Drools jobs since Dec 2010. It doesn't take much to imagine where that curve is going to be in 2014.....
The report for this information can be seen here.
But it gets better the average salary in London over the last 3 months is £90K GBP that's around £140K USD. And note that's just the average, I know I've seen jobs over 100K GBP in London for Drools. The demand growth for Drools in London has quadrupled to a 4x increase in the same period as above:
Now lets compare this to the average Java developer, the report for that is here. The results are much more depressing, your demand as a java developer is shrinking, with salaries averaging just 55K GBP or 88K USD for London:
So if you are already a fellow Drools developer, congratualations and enjoy the finer things in life. If you aren't, what are you waiting for, now is the perfect time to dip your toes in - as someone famous once said "Because your worth it" :)