The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank 148 162 154
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 2 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.064% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.34% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
Groovy
UK

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

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1658 2037 1836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 52.67% 51.01% 57.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1038 1390 1077
Average salary £40,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Groovy
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Groovy Salary Trend in Scotland

Groovy
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Aberdeen +24 2 £32,500 -35.00%
Groovy
UK

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) OO
1 5 (71.43%) Spring
2 4 (57.14%) HTML5
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 3 (42.86%) Solaris
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 3 (42.86%) CSS3
3 3 (42.86%) Restlet
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) JAX-RS
3 3 (42.86%) Spring MVC
3 3 (42.86%) Time Management
3 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 2 (28.57%) Coaching
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile Development
4 2 (28.57%) Liferay
4 2 (28.57%) Selenium
4 2 (28.57%) Grails
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (28.57%) JBoss
1 2 (28.57%) Liferay
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) Spring
2 4 (57.14%) HTML5
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) CSS3
3 3 (42.86%) Restlet
3 3 (42.86%) JAX-RS
3 3 (42.86%) Spring MVC
4 2 (28.57%) Grails
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) RESTful
5 1 (14.29%) JDBC
5 1 (14.29%) Struts
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
1 3 (42.86%) Solaris
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) OO
2 3 (42.86%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) Time Management
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) Coaching
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile Development
3 2 (28.57%) Content Management
3 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) C
3 2 (28.57%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) Fortran
4 1 (14.29%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Business Objects
2 2 (28.57%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (14.29%) Twitter