The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank 173 179 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 12 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.31% 0.20% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.64% 0.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 0
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Groovy
North West

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

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1883 2271 2277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 48.66% 55.61% 59.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1667 1926 2027
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Groovy
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Groovy Salary Trend in Manchester

Groovy
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Groovy across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Groovy Salary Histogram in Manchester

Groovy
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sale - 3 £45,000 -
Groovy
North West

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 13 (92.86%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 8 (57.14%) J2EE
3 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 7 (50.00%) Grails
4 7 (50.00%) JUnit
4 7 (50.00%) JSP
4 7 (50.00%) XML
4 7 (50.00%) Eclipse
5 6 (42.86%) UNIX
5 6 (42.86%) SOAP
5 6 (42.86%) Web Services
5 6 (42.86%) Spring
5 6 (42.86%) Finance
5 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
6 5 (35.71%) TDD
6 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
6 5 (35.71%) Java EE
6 5 (35.71%) Degree
6 5 (35.71%) JPA
6 5 (35.71%) Struts
6 5 (35.71%) EJB
6 5 (35.71%) Redmine
6 5 (35.71%) JAX-RS
7 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
7 4 (28.57%) HTML
8 3 (21.43%) MySQL
8 3 (21.43%) SQL
8 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 3 (21.43%) MySQL
3 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) JUnit
1 7 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 5 (35.71%) Redmine
3 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 2 (14.29%) Maven
4 1 (7.14%) Selenium
4 1 (7.14%) Subversion
4 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
4 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 10 (71.43%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Graduate
4 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Graduate Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Graduate Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) QA Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) J2EE
2 7 (50.00%) JSP
2 7 (50.00%) XML
2 7 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 7 (50.00%) Grails
3 6 (42.86%) Spring
3 6 (42.86%) SOAP
3 6 (42.86%) Web Services
4 5 (35.71%) Struts
4 5 (35.71%) EJB
4 5 (35.71%) Java EE
4 5 (35.71%) JPA
4 5 (35.71%) JAX-RS
5 4 (28.57%) HTML
6 2 (14.29%) CSS
6 2 (14.29%) Servlets
6 2 (14.29%) JSON
6 2 (14.29%) JSTL
6 2 (14.29%) Spring MVC
6 2 (14.29%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) DTV
3 1 (7.14%) Wiki
3 1 (7.14%) Telematics
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 5 (35.71%) TDD
4 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
5 2 (14.29%) MVC
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 2 (14.29%) BDD
5 2 (14.29%) Build Automation
5 2 (14.29%) OO
6 1 (7.14%) Customer Insight
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Analytics
6 1 (7.14%) Line Management
6 1 (7.14%) SDLC
6 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.14%) SOA
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) XQuery
4 2 (14.29%) Ruby
4 2 (14.29%) Scala
5 1 (7.14%) Clojure
5 1 (7.14%) C
5 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) SAP