The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank 223 200 219
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +19
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 5 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.091% 0.28% 0.019%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.25% 0.64% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 1
Average salary £52,500 £46,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -7.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Groovy
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1992 2360 2429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 36.25% 44.55% 47.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1648 1906 2145
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Groovy across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Groovy
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Groovy across the Berkshire region.

Groovy Salary Trend in Berkshire

Groovy
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 2 £55,000 -
Slough -10 1 - -
Groovy
South East

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Groovy also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Groovy.

1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
2 7 (87.50%) J2EE
2 7 (87.50%) Open Source
3 6 (75.00%) MongoDB
3 6 (75.00%) Scala
3 6 (75.00%) E-Commerce
4 5 (62.50%) Subversion
4 5 (62.50%) Spring
4 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (62.50%) Apache
4 5 (62.50%) Tomcat
4 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (62.50%) XML
4 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
5 4 (50.00%) HTML
5 4 (50.00%) Pair Programming
5 4 (50.00%) Extreme Programming
6 3 (37.50%) Quality Management
6 3 (37.50%) MVC
6 3 (37.50%) Scrum
6 3 (37.50%) Alfresco
6 3 (37.50%) GigaSpaces
6 3 (37.50%) Velocity
6 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
6 3 (37.50%) Degree
6 3 (37.50%) JIRA
6 3 (37.50%) JUnit
6 3 (37.50%) XSLT

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Groovy also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Groovy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) Apache
1 5 (62.50%) Tomcat
2 3 (37.50%) Alfresco
2 3 (37.50%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (25.00%) MarkLogic
2 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Subversion
1 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) JIRA
2 3 (37.50%) JUnit
2 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
2 3 (37.50%) IntelliJ
3 2 (25.00%) Hudson
3 2 (25.00%) Gradle
3 2 (25.00%) Artifactory
3 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (25.00%) JBehave
3 2 (25.00%) Selenium
3 2 (25.00%) AnthillPro
4 1 (12.50%) NetBeans
4 1 (12.50%) Maven
4 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
4 1 (12.50%) Mockito
4 1 (12.50%) Hamcrest
4 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (25.00%) Advertising
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) J2EE
2 5 (62.50%) Spring
2 5 (62.50%) XML
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) Velocity
4 3 (37.50%) XSLT
4 3 (37.50%) Struts
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) RESTful
4 3 (37.50%) FreeMarker
5 2 (25.00%) Taglibs
5 2 (25.00%) XHTML
5 2 (25.00%) JDBC
5 2 (25.00%) JSP
5 2 (25.00%) Servlets
5 2 (25.00%) Ajax
5 2 (25.00%) JSR 168
5 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
6 1 (12.50%) Symfony
6 1 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Open Source
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Web 2.0
3 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Solaris
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (50.00%) Pair Programming
4 4 (50.00%) Extreme Programming
5 3 (37.50%) Quality Management
5 3 (37.50%) MVC
5 3 (37.50%) Scrum
5 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (37.50%) Web Application Development
6 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
6 2 (25.00%) DevOps
6 2 (25.00%) Information Retrieval
6 2 (25.00%) BDD
6 2 (25.00%) Website Architecture
6 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
7 1 (12.50%) SEO
7 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (12.50%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) Scala
3 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) Python
5 2 (25.00%) XQuery
5 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (25.00%) VBScript
5 2 (25.00%) XPath
5 2 (25.00%) Ruby
6 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) GigaSpaces
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Zend