The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank 92 82 78
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 2 19 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.18% 1.58% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.30% 2.35% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 3
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £38,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £45,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
Groovy
Scotland

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

Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
671 810 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 61.06% 67.22% 62.49%
Number of salaries quoted 459 483 366
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Groovy
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Groovy Salary Trend in Glasgow

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Liferay
2 2 (66.67%) Grails
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Content Management
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (33.33%) JDBC
3 1 (33.33%) JSP
3 1 (33.33%) Struts
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 2 (66.67%) JBoss
1 2 (66.67%) Liferay
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) GlassFish
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Grails
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle ADF
3 1 (33.33%) JDBC
3 1 (33.33%) JSP
3 1 (33.33%) Struts
3 1 (33.33%) Java EE
3 1 (33.33%) JRuby
3 1 (33.33%) Java EE 5
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Jython
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle