The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank 70 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 1 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.16% 1.68% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.41% 3.31% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 0
Average salary - £43,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Groovy
Berkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
245 302 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 38.22% 50.67% 42.39%
Number of salaries quoted 209 266 219
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,400 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Groovy
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Groovy Salary Trend in Slough

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 4 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 4 (100.00%) Scala
1 4 (100.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (75.00%) Web Application Development
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) GigaSpaces
2 3 (75.00%) Velocity
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Alfresco
2 3 (75.00%) Liferay
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (75.00%) IntelliJ
2 3 (75.00%) Quality Management
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) XSLT
2 3 (75.00%) Solaris
2 3 (75.00%) Struts
2 3 (75.00%) Apache

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 3 (75.00%) Alfresco
1 3 (75.00%) Liferay
1 3 (75.00%) Apache
1 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
1 3 (75.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (75.00%) IntelliJ
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Gradle
2 2 (50.00%) Hudson
3 1 (25.00%) Mockito
3 1 (25.00%) Hamcrest
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) NetBeans
3 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (25.00%) Maven
3 1 (25.00%) JUnit
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) Velocity
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) XSLT
2 3 (75.00%) Struts
3 2 (50.00%) Servlets
3 2 (50.00%) JSR 168
3 2 (50.00%) XHTML
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
4 1 (25.00%) Symfony
4 1 (25.00%) FreeMarker
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Web 2.0
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 4 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
2 3 (75.00%) Web Application Development
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Quality Management
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Feature Driven Development
4 1 (25.00%) Release Management
4 1 (25.00%) SEO
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Web Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Scala
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) GigaSpaces
2 1 (25.00%) Zend