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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 228 - 233
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 24 0 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% - 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.59% - 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 6
Average salary £45,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
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
4057 4018 4368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.54% 58.66% 59.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3373 3586 3953
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 £24,950 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 August 2014. 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
Lancashire - 16 - -
Manchester - 8 £45,000 -
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 25 (96.15%) Java
2 18 (69.23%) Grails
3 17 (65.38%) C#
3 17 (65.38%) SQL
3 17 (65.38%) .NET
3 17 (65.38%) MS Excel
3 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
4 16 (61.54%) SharePoint
4 16 (61.54%) PHP
4 16 (61.54%) Objective-C
4 16 (61.54%) Performance Management
5 6 (23.08%) Perl
5 6 (23.08%) XML
5 6 (23.08%) J2EE
5 6 (23.08%) Apache
6 5 (19.23%) Eclipse
6 5 (19.23%) IntelliJ
6 5 (19.23%) JBoss
6 5 (19.23%) Spring
6 5 (19.23%) Maven
6 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
6 5 (19.23%) Java EE
6 5 (19.23%) RESTful
6 5 (19.23%) Web Application Development
7 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
8 3 (11.54%) Scrum
8 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
8 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
8 3 (11.54%) Linux

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 16 (61.54%) SharePoint
2 6 (23.08%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.85%) FileNet
3 1 (3.85%) LiveCycle
3 1 (3.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 17 (65.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) DOC1
2 1 (3.85%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Firewall
1 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 2 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
1 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
1 2 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Eclipse
1 5 (19.23%) IntelliJ
1 5 (19.23%) Maven
1 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.54%) Ant
2 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.69%) Selenium
3 2 (7.69%) Gerrit
3 2 (7.69%) Gradle
3 2 (7.69%) JUnit
4 1 (3.85%) Subversion
4 1 (3.85%) Hudson
4 1 (3.85%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) Developer
2 17 (65.38%) Senior Developer
3 16 (61.54%) Analyst
3 16 (61.54%) Developer Analyst
3 16 (61.54%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (23.08%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Team Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.85%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (69.23%) Grails
2 17 (65.38%) .NET
3 6 (23.08%) J2EE
3 6 (23.08%) XML
4 5 (19.23%) RESTful
4 5 (19.23%) Spring
4 5 (19.23%) Java EE
5 3 (11.54%) Apache Flex
5 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
5 3 (11.54%) HTML
6 2 (7.69%) Web Services
6 2 (7.69%) CSS
6 2 (7.69%) JSP
7 1 (3.85%) SOAP
7 1 (3.85%) XSLT
7 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (3.85%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
1 3 (11.54%) Ubuntu
2 2 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Performance Management
2 5 (19.23%) Web Application Development
3 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.54%) Scrum
4 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
4 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.69%) MVC
5 2 (7.69%) Change Control
5 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.85%) DevOps
6 1 (3.85%) Workflow
6 1 (3.85%) Project Management
6 1 (3.85%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (3.85%) OO
6 1 (3.85%) RUP
6 1 (3.85%) DSDM
6 1 (3.85%) SOA
6 1 (3.85%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) Java
2 17 (65.38%) C#
2 17 (65.38%) SQL
3 16 (61.54%) PHP
3 16 (61.54%) Objective-C
4 6 (23.08%) Perl
5 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.85%) Ruby
6 1 (3.85%) Scala
6 1 (3.85%) Clojure
6 1 (3.85%) Python
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.85%) VirtualBox
1 1 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Hyperic
2 1 (3.85%) Puppet
2 1 (3.85%) Vagrant
2 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) JBoss
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) IBM
4 1 (3.85%) Adobe
4 1 (3.85%) HP
4 1 (3.85%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) Twitter