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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 191 176 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.024% 0.027% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.046% 0.043% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £44,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
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
2184 2301 2685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 52.11% 61.92% 62.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1929 2056 2465
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 24 December 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 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) J2EE
3 6 (66.67%) XML
3 6 (66.67%) JBoss
3 6 (66.67%) Apache
3 6 (66.67%) Eclipse
3 6 (66.67%) Spring
3 6 (66.67%) Maven
3 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
4 5 (55.56%) Perl
4 5 (55.56%) IntelliJ
4 5 (55.56%) Java EE
4 5 (55.56%) RESTful
4 5 (55.56%) Web Application Development
5 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
5 4 (44.44%) Hibernate
5 4 (44.44%) Scrum
5 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
5 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (33.33%) HTML
6 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (33.33%) MySQL
6 3 (33.33%) Ant
6 3 (33.33%) JUnit
6 3 (33.33%) CSS
6 3 (33.33%) JSP
6 3 (33.33%) Linux
6 3 (33.33%) MVC
6 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (66.67%) JBoss
1 6 (66.67%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) FileNet
2 1 (11.11%) LiveCycle
2 1 (11.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
1 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Eclipse
1 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 6 (66.67%) Maven
2 5 (55.56%) IntelliJ
3 3 (33.33%) Ant
3 3 (33.33%) JUnit
3 3 (33.33%) Gerrit
3 3 (33.33%) Gradle
3 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (33.33%) Selenium
4 1 (11.11%) JIRA
4 1 (11.11%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
1 6 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Java Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) J2EE
1 6 (66.67%) XML
1 6 (66.67%) Spring
2 5 (55.56%) Java EE
2 5 (55.56%) RESTful
3 4 (44.44%) Hibernate
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) JSP
4 3 (33.33%) Apache Flex
4 3 (33.33%) Grails
5 1 (11.11%) JSF
5 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (11.11%) SOAP
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Web Application Development
3 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) MVC
4 3 (33.33%) Change Control
4 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Release Management
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) RUP
5 1 (11.11%) DSDM
5 1 (11.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) Perl
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) Scala
4 1 (11.11%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) IBM
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe
1 1 (11.11%) Twitter