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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 98 87 76
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 2 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.18% 0.93% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.28% 1.36% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 3
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +19.40%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
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
725 737 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 65.61% 68.43% 53.72%
Number of salaries quoted 401 452 333
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 21 October 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 6 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) Hibernate
2 5 (83.33%) Spring
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) OO
3 4 (66.67%) MySQL
3 4 (66.67%) Web Services
4 3 (50.00%) JSP
4 3 (50.00%) Sybase
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Ruby
4 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (50.00%) Jython
4 3 (50.00%) Grails
5 2 (33.33%) Use Case
5 2 (33.33%) GlassFish
5 2 (33.33%) Apache Wicket
5 2 (33.33%) JRuby
5 2 (33.33%) Java EE 5
5 2 (33.33%) JPA
5 2 (33.33%) MVC
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle ADF
5 2 (33.33%) Java SE
5 2 (33.33%) Java EE
5 2 (33.33%) JSON
5 2 (33.33%) Spring MVC
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle APEX

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 2 (33.33%) GlassFish
1 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (16.67%) Pentaho
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (33.33%) JUnit
1 2 (33.33%) Mockito
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (16.67%) Designer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Hibernate
1 5 (83.33%) Spring
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) JSP
3 3 (50.00%) Grails
4 2 (33.33%) Apache Wicket
4 2 (33.33%) JRuby
4 2 (33.33%) Java EE 5
4 2 (33.33%) JPA
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle ADF
4 2 (33.33%) Java SE
4 2 (33.33%) Java EE
4 2 (33.33%) JSON
4 2 (33.33%) Spring MVC
4 2 (33.33%) JSF
4 2 (33.33%) JMS
4 2 (33.33%) EJB
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
1 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Use Case
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) OOD
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Ruby
3 3 (50.00%) Jython
4 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) Perl
5 1 (16.67%) PHP
5 1 (16.67%) Python
5 1 (16.67%) AWK
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Sybase
3 1 (16.67%) Adobe
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat