The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Glasgow region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 104 95 76
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -19
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 7 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.48% 0.28% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.76% 0.40% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 4
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
926 749 477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 63.95% 69.80% 55.99%
Number of salaries quoted 591 394 396
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Groovy
Scotland

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 18 April 2014, 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 26 (100.00%) Java
1 26 (100.00%) Spring
2 24 (92.31%) Grails
3 22 (84.62%) JBoss
4 21 (80.77%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (76.92%) RESTful
6 19 (73.08%) Hibernate
6 19 (73.08%) Web Services
7 15 (57.69%) Red Hat
7 15 (57.69%) Open Source
8 14 (53.85%) BDD
8 14 (53.85%) Gherkin
8 14 (53.85%) Artifactory
8 14 (53.85%) Jenkins
8 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (53.85%) Scrum
8 14 (53.85%) JSF
8 14 (53.85%) Maven
8 14 (53.85%) Kanban
8 14 (53.85%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (53.85%) Unit Testing
8 14 (53.85%) Selenium
8 14 (53.85%) JSON
8 14 (53.85%) JIRA
9 11 (42.31%) HTML
9 11 (42.31%) CSS
9 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
10 10 (38.46%) HTML5
10 10 (38.46%) jQuery
11 8 (30.77%) Relational Database

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (15.38%) Liferay
2 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
2 3 (11.54%) CMS
3 1 (3.85%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
3 3 (11.54%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (11.54%) Data Mining
3 3 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (11.54%) MySQL
4 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.85%) Pentaho
4 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (53.85%) Artifactory
1 14 (53.85%) Jenkins
1 14 (53.85%) Maven
1 14 (53.85%) Selenium
1 14 (53.85%) JIRA
2 3 (11.54%) Ant
2 3 (11.54%) JUnit
3 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.85%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 26 (100.00%) Developer
2 25 (96.15%) Java Developer
3 18 (69.23%) Senior Developer
3 18 (69.23%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) UI Programmer
4 3 (11.54%) UI Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior UI Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (11.54%) J2EE Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior J2EE Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) Spring
2 24 (92.31%) Grails
3 20 (76.92%) RESTful
4 19 (73.08%) Hibernate
4 19 (73.08%) Web Services
5 14 (53.85%) Gherkin
5 14 (53.85%) JSF
5 14 (53.85%) JSON
6 11 (42.31%) HTML
6 11 (42.31%) CSS
7 10 (38.46%) HTML5
7 10 (38.46%) jQuery
8 8 (30.77%) Struts
9 6 (23.08%) JDBC
9 6 (23.08%) XML
10 3 (11.54%) CSS3
10 3 (11.54%) J2EE
11 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
11 1 (3.85%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 15 (57.69%) Open Source
2 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) UNIX
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (53.85%) BDD
2 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) Scrum
2 14 (53.85%) Kanban
2 14 (53.85%) User Acceptance Testing
2 14 (53.85%) Unit Testing
3 8 (30.77%) OO
4 5 (19.23%) Content Management
5 3 (11.54%) Analytics
5 3 (11.54%) UML
5 3 (11.54%) MVC
5 3 (11.54%) Predictive Analytics
6 2 (7.69%) Web Development
6 2 (7.69%) Web Application Development
7 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.54%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) Ruby
4 1 (3.85%) AWK
4 1 (3.85%) Jython
4 1 (3.85%) Perl
4 1 (3.85%) PHP
4 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 22 (84.62%) JBoss
2 15 (57.69%) Red Hat
3 7 (26.92%) Oracle