The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank 236 231 243
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 4 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.061% 0.25% 0.083%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.46% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 5
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.36% +10.00%
Groovy
England

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

Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3400 3902 4242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 52.02% 54.82% 58.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2875 3278 3767
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Groovy
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Groovy Salary Trend in the North West

Groovy
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Manchester +7 2 £43,750 -2.77% 2
Cheshire - 2 £44,500 -
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 15 (88.24%) Java
2 9 (52.94%) JUnit
2 9 (52.94%) Cucumber
3 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) Ruby
4 6 (35.29%) JSON
4 6 (35.29%) Python
5 5 (29.41%) J2EE
5 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 5 (29.41%) JMeter
5 5 (29.41%) Performance Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Telematics
5 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
6 4 (23.53%) API Testing
6 4 (23.53%) TDD
6 4 (23.53%) Selenium
6 4 (23.53%) SQL
6 4 (23.53%) MySQL
7 3 (17.65%) Web Services
7 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
7 3 (17.65%) MS Office
7 3 (17.65%) PHP
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 3 (17.65%) MS Access
7 3 (17.65%) ISEB
7 3 (17.65%) Project Management
7 3 (17.65%) Grails
7 3 (17.65%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (17.65%) Java EE
7 3 (17.65%) Degree

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 1 (5.88%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Exstream
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Network Security
2 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) MySQL
2 3 (17.65%) MS Access
2 3 (17.65%) Big Data
3 2 (11.76%) SQLBase
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) JUnit
1 9 (52.94%) Cucumber
2 5 (29.41%) JMeter
3 4 (23.53%) Selenium
4 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
4 3 (17.65%) Maven
5 2 (11.76%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
6 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
6 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 2 (11.76%) Back Office
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Java Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Test Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Junior
4 2 (11.76%) Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) JSON
2 5 (29.41%) J2EE
3 3 (17.65%) Grails
3 3 (17.65%) RESTful
3 3 (17.65%) Web Services
3 3 (17.65%) Spring
3 3 (17.65%) Java EE
4 1 (5.88%) Gherkin
4 1 (5.88%) COM
4 1 (5.88%) SOAP
4 1 (5.88%) HTML
4 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Telematics
2 3 (17.65%) Algorithms
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 2 (11.76%) Wiki
4 1 (5.88%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
2 5 (29.41%) Performance Testing
3 4 (23.53%) API Testing
3 4 (23.53%) TDD
4 3 (17.65%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
4 3 (17.65%) SSADM
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
4 3 (17.65%) Kanban
5 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.76%) User Stories
5 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.76%) Release Management
6 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Open Source
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) Python
2 6 (35.29%) Ruby
3 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 3 (17.65%) PHP
6 2 (11.76%) VBA
6 2 (11.76%) C#
7 1 (5.88%) C
7 1 (5.88%) Perl
7 1 (5.88%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ISEB
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
1 3 (17.65%) GUPTA
2 1 (5.88%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) HP
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