The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank 238 275 286
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +11
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 80 60 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.76% 0.48% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.45% 0.92% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 71 55 42
Average salary £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £36,850 £29,650
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £64,750
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.36% +10.00%
Groovy
London

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

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
5510 6556 6647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 52.46% 52.61% 55.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4835 5647 5984
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Groovy
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Groovy Salary Trend in the City of London

Groovy
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Groovy across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Groovy Salary Histogram in the City of London

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

1 121 (89.63%) Java
2 77 (57.04%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (48.15%) Continuous Integration
4 54 (40.00%) Python
5 52 (38.52%) Git (software)
6 46 (34.07%) BDD
7 45 (33.33%) TDD
8 42 (31.11%) Linux
9 41 (30.37%) Jenkins
10 40 (29.63%) Cucumber
10 40 (29.63%) Grails
11 34 (25.19%) Scrum
11 34 (25.19%) Finance
12 32 (23.70%) Test Automation
13 31 (22.96%) WebDriver
13 31 (22.96%) OO
14 30 (22.22%) Ruby
15 28 (20.74%) Spring
16 27 (20.00%) C#
17 26 (19.26%) JavaScript
17 26 (19.26%) JUnit
17 26 (19.26%) Amazon AWS
17 26 (19.26%) Open Source
18 25 (18.52%) MongoDB
19 23 (17.04%) Apache
19 23 (17.04%) Maven
19 23 (17.04%) NUnit
20 22 (16.30%) Pair Programming
20 22 (16.30%) E-Commerce
21 21 (15.56%) UNIX

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 23 (17.04%) Apache
2 11 (8.15%) Node.js
3 10 (7.41%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.44%) nginx
5 4 (2.96%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (2.96%) Jetty
5 4 (2.96%) IIS
5 4 (2.96%) CMS
5 4 (2.96%) Magnolia
6 2 (1.48%) Confluence
7 1 (0.74%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.74%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 26 (19.26%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (9.63%) IaaS
2 13 (9.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.70%) SaaS
4 4 (2.96%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.96%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.93%) Internet
2 2 (1.48%) Broadband
2 2 (1.48%) HTTP
3 1 (0.74%) DSL
3 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.74%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.52%) MongoDB
2 20 (14.81%) NoSQL
3 17 (12.59%) MySQL
4 10 (7.41%) Big Data
5 6 (4.44%) SQL Server
6 5 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.70%) Redis
6 5 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.70%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.22%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.48%) QlikView
9 2 (1.48%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.48%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.48%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.48%) DB2
10 1 (0.74%) Riak
10 1 (0.74%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 52 (38.52%) Git (software)
2 41 (30.37%) Jenkins
3 40 (29.63%) Cucumber
4 31 (22.96%) WebDriver
5 26 (19.26%) JUnit
6 23 (17.04%) Maven
6 23 (17.04%) NUnit
7 19 (14.07%) Selenium
8 13 (9.63%) FitNesse
9 11 (8.15%) Spock
10 9 (6.67%) Mercurial
11 8 (5.93%) Gradle
11 8 (5.93%) Mockito
12 7 (5.19%) SoapUI
12 7 (5.19%) JIRA
13 6 (4.44%) TeamCity
13 6 (4.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 6 (4.44%) Subversion
14 5 (3.70%) ERwin
14 5 (3.70%) Eclipse
General
1 34 (25.19%) Finance
2 11 (8.15%) Banking
3 9 (6.67%) Games
4 8 (5.93%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.96%) Marketing
5 4 (2.96%) Law
6 3 (2.22%) Retail
7 2 (1.48%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 79 (58.52%) Developer
2 52 (38.52%) Java Developer
3 18 (13.33%) Test Engineer
4 15 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
4 15 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
5 13 (9.63%) AWS Developer
6 11 (8.15%) Senior Developer
7 10 (7.41%) Test Specialist
7 10 (7.41%) Automation Specialist
7 10 (7.41%) Test Automation Specialist
8 9 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
8 9 (6.67%) Tester
9 6 (4.44%) Senior Test Automation Specialist
9 6 (4.44%) Technical Tester
9 6 (4.44%) Lead Developer
10 5 (3.70%) Administrator
10 5 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (3.70%) Technical Leader
10 5 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
11 4 (2.96%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (29.63%) Grails
2 28 (20.74%) Spring
3 18 (13.33%) HTML
4 17 (12.59%) Web Services
4 17 (12.59%) CSS
5 16 (11.85%) Hibernate
6 15 (11.11%) SOAP
6 15 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 15 (11.11%) REST
6 15 (11.11%) Sensu
7 14 (10.37%) CSS3
7 14 (10.37%) XML
8 13 (9.63%) HTML5
9 12 (8.89%) JSON
10 10 (7.41%) jQuery
11 9 (6.67%) RESTful
12 8 (5.93%) Java EE
13 5 (3.70%) Play Framework
13 5 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
13 5 (3.70%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.44%) Blog
1 6 (4.44%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.96%) Semantic Web
3 4 (2.96%) Derivative
3 4 (2.96%) Replication
4 3 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.48%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.74%) User Experience
6 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 42 (31.11%) Linux
2 21 (15.56%) UNIX
3 14 (10.37%) Ubuntu
4 5 (3.70%) Windows
4 5 (3.70%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.70%) Android
5 2 (1.48%) Debian
6 1 (0.74%) Fedora
6 1 (0.74%) CentOS
6 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (57.04%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (48.15%) Continuous Integration
3 46 (34.07%) BDD
4 45 (33.33%) TDD
5 34 (25.19%) Scrum
6 32 (23.70%) Test Automation
7 31 (22.96%) OO
8 26 (19.26%) Open Source
9 22 (16.30%) Pair Programming
9 22 (16.30%) E-Commerce
10 20 (14.81%) DevOps
10 20 (14.81%) Continuous Delivery
11 19 (14.07%) MVC
12 15 (11.11%) Software Engineering
13 14 (10.37%) Asset Management
14 13 (9.63%) ATDD
14 13 (9.63%) Kanban
14 13 (9.63%) Web Development
14 13 (9.63%) Mentoring
15 11 (8.15%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 121 (89.63%) Java
2 54 (40.00%) Python
3 30 (22.22%) Ruby
4 27 (20.00%) C#
5 26 (19.26%) JavaScript
6 21 (15.56%) SQL
7 19 (14.07%) Perl
8 17 (12.59%) Bash Shell
9 15 (11.11%) Scala
10 13 (9.63%) Bourne shell
11 6 (4.44%) C++
12 5 (3.70%) Apple Swift
12 5 (3.70%) Objective-C
12 5 (3.70%) Shell Script
12 5 (3.70%) PL/SQL
13 4 (2.96%) VBScript
14 3 (2.22%) Clojure
15 2 (1.48%) Go
16 1 (0.74%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (11.85%) Degree
2 2 (1.48%) OCP
2 2 (1.48%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.74%) ISEB
3 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.93%) QA
System Software
1 17 (12.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.96%) VirtualBox
2 4 (2.96%) Varnish
3 1 (0.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (15.56%) Puppet
1 21 (15.56%) Ansible
2 17 (12.59%) Vagrant
3 13 (9.63%) Nagios
3 13 (9.63%) ZABBIX
4 6 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.96%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 17 (12.59%) VMware
2 8 (5.93%) Oracle
3 5 (3.70%) Cognos
4 4 (2.96%) EPiServer
4 4 (2.96%) Sitecore
4 4 (2.96%) hybris
4 4 (2.96%) Demandware
4 4 (2.96%) Sybase
5 2 (1.48%) Akamai
5 2 (1.48%) Percona
6 1 (0.74%) SaltStack
6 1 (0.74%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.74%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.74%) SEEBURGER
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