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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank 127 117 119
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 3 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.17% 0.58% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.27% 1.05% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 4
Average salary £43,000 £47,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.47% -17.39%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
1127 1047 1021
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 62.27% 54.87% 60.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1060 937 912
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 25 (89.29%) TDD
2 24 (85.71%) Java
3 21 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 21 (75.00%) Spring
3 21 (75.00%) JSON
3 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (75.00%) Spring Integration
3 21 (75.00%) Apache Camel
4 20 (71.43%) Scrum
5 19 (67.86%) REST
6 17 (60.71%) Open Source
7 16 (57.14%) HTML5
7 16 (57.14%) Scala
7 16 (57.14%) AngularJS
7 16 (57.14%) Pair Programming
7 16 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (57.14%) HTML
7 16 (57.14%) MVC
8 14 (50.00%) NoSQL
8 14 (50.00%) XML
8 14 (50.00%) OO
9 11 (39.29%) Web Services
9 11 (39.29%) OOA/OOD
9 11 (39.29%) RUP
9 11 (39.29%) DSDM
9 11 (39.29%) GWT
9 11 (39.29%) Spring MVC
9 11 (39.29%) ActiveMQ
9 11 (39.29%) Clojure
9 11 (39.29%) MongoDB

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (17.86%) Mule
1 5 (17.86%) Mule ESB
1 5 (17.86%) Node.js
2 3 (10.71%) Alfresco
3 1 (3.57%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 11 (39.29%) SaaS
2 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 11 (39.29%) Apache Cassandra
2 11 (39.29%) MongoDB
2 11 (39.29%) Neo4j
3 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (17.86%) Cucumber
1 5 (17.86%) EasyMock
1 5 (17.86%) FishEye
1 5 (17.86%) Geb
1 5 (17.86%) JIRA
1 5 (17.86%) jMock
1 5 (17.86%) JUnit
1 5 (17.86%) Mockito
1 5 (17.86%) Selenium
1 5 (17.86%) Spock
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
1 4 (14.29%) Games
2 3 (10.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (85.71%) Developer
1 24 (85.71%) Java Developer
2 16 (57.14%) Senior Developer
2 16 (57.14%) Senior Java Developer
3 15 (53.57%) Agile Developer
3 15 (53.57%) Agile Java Developer
4 7 (25.00%) Senior Agile Developer
4 7 (25.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Consultant
5 5 (17.86%) Java Consultant
5 5 (17.86%) Senior Consultant
5 5 (17.86%) Senior Java Consultant
6 4 (14.29%) Java Technologist
6 4 (14.29%) Lead Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Senior Technologist
6 4 (14.29%) Technologist
7 3 (10.71%) Lead Tester
7 3 (10.71%) Tester
8 1 (3.57%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (75.00%) Apache Camel
1 21 (75.00%) JSON
1 21 (75.00%) Spring
1 21 (75.00%) Spring Integration
2 19 (67.86%) REST
3 16 (57.14%) AngularJS
3 16 (57.14%) HTML
3 16 (57.14%) HTML5
4 14 (50.00%) XML
5 11 (39.29%) ActiveMQ
5 11 (39.29%) GWT
5 11 (39.29%) Spring MVC
5 11 (39.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 11 (39.29%) Web Services
6 5 (17.86%) CSS
6 5 (17.86%) Grails
6 5 (17.86%) Hibernate
6 5 (17.86%) Java EE
6 5 (17.86%) jQuery
6 5 (17.86%) JRuby
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Blog
2 1 (3.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (89.29%) TDD
2 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (71.43%) Scrum
4 17 (60.71%) Open Source
5 16 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (57.14%) MVC
5 16 (57.14%) Pair Programming
6 14 (50.00%) OO
7 11 (39.29%) DSDM
7 11 (39.29%) OOA/OOD
7 11 (39.29%) RUP
8 9 (32.14%) Functional Testing
9 6 (21.43%) Microservices
10 5 (17.86%) BDD
10 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
10 5 (17.86%) DevOps
10 5 (17.86%) Release Management
11 4 (14.29%) Automated Testing
11 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 24 (85.71%) Java
2 21 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 16 (57.14%) Scala
4 11 (39.29%) Clojure
5 4 (14.29%) C++
5 4 (14.29%) Perl
5 4 (14.29%) Python
5 4 (14.29%) Ruby
5 4 (14.29%) Tcl
6 3 (10.71%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Twitter
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle