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 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 190 177 181
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 5 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.12% 0.027% 0.079%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.22% 0.044% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 1
Average salary £45,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
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
2305 2251 2376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 55.48% 60.48% 62.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1979 1985 2181
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 9 (90.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) Apache
4 6 (60.00%) Eclipse
4 6 (60.00%) JBoss
4 6 (60.00%) J2EE
4 6 (60.00%) XML
4 6 (60.00%) Maven
4 6 (60.00%) Spring
4 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
5 5 (50.00%) RESTful
5 5 (50.00%) Web Application Development
5 5 (50.00%) Java EE
5 5 (50.00%) Perl
5 5 (50.00%) IntelliJ
6 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (40.00%) Linux
6 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
6 4 (40.00%) Scrum
6 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (30.00%) Gradle
7 3 (30.00%) Gerrit
7 3 (30.00%) Change Control
7 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
7 3 (30.00%) Hyperic
7 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (70.00%) Apache
2 6 (60.00%) JBoss
3 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (10.00%) LiveCycle
4 1 (10.00%) Confluence
4 1 (10.00%) FileNet
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Eclipse
1 6 (60.00%) Maven
1 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (50.00%) IntelliJ
3 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (30.00%) Gradle
4 3 (30.00%) Gerrit
4 3 (30.00%) Selenium
4 3 (30.00%) Ant
4 3 (30.00%) JUnit
5 1 (10.00%) Hudson
5 1 (10.00%) Subversion
5 1 (10.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Java Developer
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) J2EE
1 6 (60.00%) XML
1 6 (60.00%) Spring
2 5 (50.00%) RESTful
2 5 (50.00%) Java EE
3 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (30.00%) Apache Flex
4 3 (30.00%) Grails
4 3 (30.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) CSS
4 3 (30.00%) JSP
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services
6 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (10.00%) JSF
6 1 (10.00%) XSLT
6 1 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Web Application Development
3 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Change Control
4 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (30.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Pair Programming
5 1 (10.00%) Operations Management
5 1 (10.00%) Release Management
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (10.00%) DSDM
5 1 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) Perl
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) Scala
4 1 (10.00%) Clojure
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VirtualBox
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Hyperic
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Twitter
2 1 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe