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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank 28 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.73% - 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.45% - 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £37,250 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
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
87 174 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 50.29% 66.92% 70.70%
Number of salaries quoted 65 128 208
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,050 £23,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 1 April 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 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) JMeter
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) COM
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Back Office
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) COM
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft