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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 172 - 181
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 8 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.20% - 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.35% - 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 1
Average salary £45,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
2263 2252 2365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 55.71% 59.42% 62.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1935 2009 2157
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 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £46,500
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 19 September 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 8 (88.89%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) J2EE
3 6 (66.67%) XML
3 6 (66.67%) Apache
4 5 (55.56%) JBoss
4 5 (55.56%) Eclipse
4 5 (55.56%) IntelliJ
4 5 (55.56%) Perl
4 5 (55.56%) Spring
4 5 (55.56%) Maven
4 5 (55.56%) Java EE
4 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
4 5 (55.56%) RESTful
4 5 (55.56%) Web Application Development
5 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (33.33%) Apache Flex
5 3 (33.33%) Ubuntu
5 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 3 (33.33%) Scrum
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) Ant
5 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (22.22%) Web Services
6 2 (22.22%) JUnit
6 2 (22.22%) CSS
6 2 (22.22%) JSP

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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%) 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%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
1 2 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Eclipse
1 5 (55.56%) IntelliJ
1 5 (55.56%) Maven
1 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 3 (33.33%) Ant
2 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (22.22%) Selenium
3 2 (22.22%) Gerrit
3 2 (22.22%) Gradle
3 2 (22.22%) JUnit
4 1 (11.11%) Subversion
4 1 (11.11%) Hudson
4 1 (11.11%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Java Developer
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Java Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) J2EE
1 6 (66.67%) XML
2 5 (55.56%) Spring
2 5 (55.56%) Java EE
2 5 (55.56%) RESTful
3 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 3 (33.33%) Apache Flex
4 2 (22.22%) Grails
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) JSP
5 1 (11.11%) SOAP
5 1 (11.11%) XSLT
5 1 (11.11%) JSF
5 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
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 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Change Control
4 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
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
5 1 (11.11%) Operations Management
5 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 1 (11.11%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) Perl
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) Scala
4 1 (11.11%) Clojure
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) VirtualBox
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Hyperic
2 1 (11.11%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) Vagrant
2 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) JBoss
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Twitter