The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank 116 119 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 12 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.62% 0.40% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.12% 0.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 0
Average salary £42,000 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.95% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
Groovy
South West

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

Programming Languages Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1071 1048 1066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 54.98% 59.51% 62.89%
Number of salaries quoted 950 933 961
Average salary £38,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Groovy
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Groovy Salary Trend in Bristol

Groovy
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Groovy across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Groovy Salary Histogram in Bristol

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 15 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (73.33%) Scrum
4 9 (60.00%) Ruby
5 8 (53.33%) C#
5 8 (53.33%) JUnit
6 7 (46.67%) Selenium
6 7 (46.67%) Performance Testing
6 7 (46.67%) WebDriver
7 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
7 6 (40.00%) C++
7 6 (40.00%) OO
8 5 (33.33%) Perl
8 5 (33.33%) UNIX
8 5 (33.33%) Python
8 5 (33.33%) Eclipse
8 5 (33.33%) Cucumber
8 5 (33.33%) NUnit
8 5 (33.33%) SpecFlow
8 5 (33.33%) TestNG
8 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
9 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (26.67%) Hazelcast
9 4 (26.67%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (26.67%) TDD
9 4 (26.67%) Spring
9 4 (26.67%) Maven
9 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
9 4 (26.67%) Grails
9 4 (26.67%) PHP5

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon S3
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (26.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) MySQL
1 4 (26.67%) Hazelcast
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) JUnit
2 7 (46.67%) Selenium
2 7 (46.67%) WebDriver
3 5 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 5 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 5 (33.33%) TestNG
3 5 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 5 (33.33%) NUnit
4 4 (26.67%) Maven
General
1 2 (13.33%) Electronics
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Test Specialist
2 5 (33.33%) Test Automation Specialist
2 5 (33.33%) Automation Specialist
3 4 (26.67%) Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Spring
1 4 (26.67%) Grails
1 4 (26.67%) RESTful
1 4 (26.67%) XML
1 4 (26.67%) XSLT
2 3 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Open Source
2 2 (13.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) UNIX
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) CentOS
2 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (20.00%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (73.33%) Scrum
3 7 (46.67%) Performance Testing
4 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (40.00%) OO
5 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
6 4 (26.67%) TDD
6 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
7 3 (20.00%) DevOps
7 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (20.00%) Kanban
8 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
8 2 (13.33%) Automation Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (13.33%) OOP
8 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (6.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (60.00%) Ruby
3 8 (53.33%) C#
4 6 (40.00%) C++
5 5 (33.33%) Perl
5 5 (33.33%) Python
6 4 (26.67%) XQuery
6 4 (26.67%) PHP5
6 4 (26.67%) PHP
7 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
7 3 (20.00%) Objective-C
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (20.00%) Puppet
3 1 (6.67%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (20.00%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) SAP