The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 59 48 48
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 8 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.19% 2.17% 0.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.55% 4.26% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 0
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -
Groovy
South Wales

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

Programming Languages Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
314 305 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 46.73% 50.92% 47.77%
Number of salaries quoted 285 265 157
Average salary £35,000 £34,250 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.19% +0.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Groovy
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Groovy Salary Trend in Cardiff

Groovy
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Groovy across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Groovy Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 31 (96.88%) Java
2 29 (90.63%) Continuous Integration
2 29 (90.63%) Jenkins
3 27 (84.38%) TDD
4 25 (78.13%) Web Services
4 25 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (78.13%) Maven
5 23 (71.88%) SOA
6 19 (59.38%) Scrum
7 18 (56.25%) Subversion
7 18 (56.25%) Spring
7 18 (56.25%) Release Management
7 18 (56.25%) MongoDB
8 17 (53.13%) SOAP
8 17 (53.13%) XML
8 17 (53.13%) JIRA
8 17 (53.13%) Hudson
9 15 (46.88%) OO
9 15 (46.88%) RUP
9 15 (46.88%) DSDM
9 15 (46.88%) Configuration Management
9 15 (46.88%) Unit Testing
9 15 (46.88%) Scala
9 15 (46.88%) Open Source
9 15 (46.88%) Confluence
9 15 (46.88%) Clojure
9 15 (46.88%) Apache Cassandra
9 15 (46.88%) NoSQL
9 15 (46.88%) Twitter
9 15 (46.88%) Twitter Bootstrap

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 15 (46.88%) Confluence
2 11 (34.38%) FileNet
2 11 (34.38%) LiveCycle
3 3 (9.38%) Node.js
3 3 (9.38%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 11 (34.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) HTTP
1 2 (6.25%) SSL
1 2 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (56.25%) MongoDB
2 15 (46.88%) Apache Cassandra
2 15 (46.88%) NoSQL
3 14 (43.75%) SQL Server
4 3 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (9.38%) Hadoop
4 3 (9.38%) CouchDB
4 3 (9.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 29 (90.63%) Jenkins
2 25 (78.13%) Maven
3 18 (56.25%) Subversion
4 17 (53.13%) JIRA
4 17 (53.13%) Hudson
5 14 (43.75%) Selenium
6 13 (40.63%) SoapUI
7 11 (34.38%) WebDriver
8 10 (31.25%) Git (software)
8 10 (31.25%) CruiseControl
8 10 (31.25%) Ant
8 10 (31.25%) JUnit
9 7 (21.88%) JBehave
10 4 (12.50%) Bugzilla
11 3 (9.38%) Mercurial
11 3 (9.38%) Mockito
11 3 (9.38%) Cucumber
11 3 (9.38%) Calabash
11 3 (9.38%) Apache Ivy
11 3 (9.38%) Gradle
General
1 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Advertising
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (65.63%) Developer
2 15 (46.88%) Analyst
2 15 (46.88%) Java Developer
3 9 (28.13%) Developer Analyst
3 9 (28.13%) Consultant
3 9 (28.13%) Programmer
3 9 (28.13%) Java Consultant
3 9 (28.13%) Java Programmer
4 6 (18.75%) Test Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Technical Test Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Software Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Tester
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (78.13%) Web Services
2 18 (56.25%) Spring
3 17 (53.13%) XML
3 17 (53.13%) SOAP
4 15 (46.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 14 (43.75%) Hibernate
6 13 (40.63%) J2EE
7 12 (37.50%) XSLT
8 11 (34.38%) JSF
9 9 (28.13%) HTML
9 9 (28.13%) REST
10 6 (18.75%) JSON
10 6 (18.75%) HTML5
11 4 (12.50%) GWT
11 4 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
11 4 (12.50%) Spring Integration
11 4 (12.50%) AngularJS
11 4 (12.50%) Apache Camel
12 3 (9.38%) D3.js
12 3 (9.38%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 15 (46.88%) Open Source
2 11 (34.38%) Mobile App
3 6 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (18.75%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.13%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Android
2 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.25%) UNIX
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) Continuous Integration
2 27 (84.38%) TDD
3 25 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (71.88%) SOA
5 19 (59.38%) Scrum
6 18 (56.25%) Release Management
7 15 (46.88%) Unit Testing
7 15 (46.88%) DevOps
7 15 (46.88%) Configuration Management
7 15 (46.88%) OO
7 15 (46.88%) RUP
7 15 (46.88%) DSDM
8 14 (43.75%) Pair Programming
8 14 (43.75%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (43.75%) Software Engineering
9 12 (37.50%) Test Automation
9 12 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
10 10 (31.25%) BDD
11 9 (28.13%) Automated Testing
12 8 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 31 (96.88%) Java
2 15 (46.88%) Scala
2 15 (46.88%) Clojure
3 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.38%) PHP
4 3 (9.38%) SQL
4 3 (9.38%) C#
5 2 (6.25%) XPath
5 2 (6.25%) XQuery
6 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) ISEB
1 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Twitter
2 11 (34.38%) IBM
2 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 11 (34.38%) Adobe
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle
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