The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank 30 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.26% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.60% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £41,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +1.17%
Groovy
Cheshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
87 164 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 49.15% 63.81% 61.32%
Number of salaries quoted 66 132 127
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Groovy
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Groovy Salary Trend in Chester

Groovy
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 5 (100.00%) JUnit
1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) JMeter
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) ISEB
3 3 (60.00%) Selenium
4 2 (40.00%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Release Management
4 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Back Office
4 2 (40.00%) MS Office
4 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (40.00%) Kanban
4 2 (40.00%) User Stories
4 2 (40.00%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (20.00%) Line Management
5 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (20.00%) COM
5 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) HTTP

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) JUnit
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (80.00%) JMeter
3 3 (60.00%) Selenium
4 2 (40.00%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 2 (40.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) COM
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Release Management
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Kanban
2 2 (40.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft