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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank 240 229 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 16 23 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.31% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.46% 0.57% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 0
Average salary £46,250 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
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
3487 4065 4060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 50.91% 54.68% 58.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2995 3386 3629
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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Groovy across the North West region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Groovy Salary Histogram 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 2 September 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 +8 12 £45,000 - 3
Cheshire - 3 £47,500 -
Lancashire -8 1 £31,000 -
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 25 (89.29%) Java
2 14 (50.00%) J2EE
2 14 (50.00%) JUnit
3 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 10 (35.71%) Spring
5 10 (35.71%) Grails
6 9 (32.14%) Java EE
6 9 (32.14%) Cucumber
6 9 (32.14%) TDD
7 8 (28.57%) Web Services
7 8 (28.57%) Degree
7 8 (28.57%) JSON
8 7 (25.00%) XML
8 7 (25.00%) JSP
8 7 (25.00%) MySQL
8 7 (25.00%) Hibernate
8 7 (25.00%) Eclipse
9 6 (21.43%) Finance
9 6 (21.43%) Maven
9 6 (21.43%) HTML
9 6 (21.43%) SQL
9 6 (21.43%) SOAP
9 6 (21.43%) UNIX
9 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
9 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
9 6 (21.43%) Telematics
10 5 (17.86%) Redmine
10 5 (17.86%) JAX-RS
10 5 (17.86%) Ruby

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (3.57%) Exstream Dialogue
1 1 (3.57%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Exstream
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) MySQL
2 4 (14.29%) Big Data
2 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.71%) MS Access
4 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 2 (7.14%) SQLBase
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 14 (50.00%) JUnit
2 9 (32.14%) Cucumber
3 7 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 6 (21.43%) Maven
4 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
5 5 (17.86%) Redmine
6 3 (10.71%) Selenium
7 2 (7.14%) JMeter
8 1 (3.57%) Subversion
8 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
8 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
8 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
8 1 (3.57%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Back Office
2 1 (3.57%) Electronics
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Developer
2 16 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Junior
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Graduate Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Graduate Java Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Graduate
4 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Tester
4 2 (7.14%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.57%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) J2EE
2 10 (35.71%) Spring
2 10 (35.71%) Grails
3 9 (32.14%) Java EE
4 8 (28.57%) JSON
4 8 (28.57%) Web Services
5 7 (25.00%) XML
5 7 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 7 (25.00%) JSP
6 6 (21.43%) HTML
6 6 (21.43%) SOAP
7 5 (17.86%) Struts
7 5 (17.86%) EJB
7 5 (17.86%) JPA
7 5 (17.86%) JAX-RS
8 4 (14.29%) RESTful
9 3 (10.71%) CSS
10 2 (7.14%) Servlets
10 2 (7.14%) .NET
10 2 (7.14%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Telematics
2 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
3 4 (14.29%) Algorithms
4 3 (10.71%) Wiki
4 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
5 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.57%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) TDD
3 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 4 (14.29%) Scrum
5 3 (10.71%) SSADM
5 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
5 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.71%) Project Management
5 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.14%) Kanban
6 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
6 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.14%) BDD
6 2 (7.14%) Build Automation
6 2 (7.14%) MVC
6 2 (7.14%) OO
6 2 (7.14%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.57%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.57%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (89.29%) Java
2 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 6 (21.43%) SQL
4 5 (17.86%) Python
4 5 (17.86%) Ruby
5 3 (10.71%) PHP
5 3 (10.71%) C#
6 2 (7.14%) XQuery
6 2 (7.14%) VBA
6 2 (7.14%) Scala
7 1 (3.57%) Clojure
7 1 (3.57%) C
7 1 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) ISEB
3 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) GUPTA
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) SAP
3 1 (3.57%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) Twitter