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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 63 65 64
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 3 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.61% 0.33% 0.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.45% 0.77% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 4
Average salary £72,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.81% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
207 259 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 42.42% 42.60% 48.32%
Number of salaries quoted 191 242 250
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 22 September 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) HTML
1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) TDD
1 12 (100.00%) Scala
1 12 (100.00%) MongoDB
2 10 (83.33%) Open Source
2 10 (83.33%) Web Application Development
2 10 (83.33%) Functional Testing
2 10 (83.33%) GitHub
2 10 (83.33%) Spring
2 10 (83.33%) JIRA
2 10 (83.33%) GigaSpaces
2 10 (83.33%) Velocity
2 10 (83.33%) JSR 168
2 10 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (83.33%) Alfresco
2 10 (83.33%) Liferay
2 10 (83.33%) Pair Programming
2 10 (83.33%) Subversion
2 10 (83.33%) Eclipse
2 10 (83.33%) IntelliJ
2 10 (83.33%) MVC
2 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (83.33%) Apache
2 10 (83.33%) Tomcat
2 10 (83.33%) XHTML
2 10 (83.33%) J2EE
2 10 (83.33%) Servlets

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 10 (83.33%) Alfresco
1 10 (83.33%) Liferay
1 10 (83.33%) Apache
1 10 (83.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 10 (83.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) JIRA
1 10 (83.33%) Subversion
1 10 (83.33%) Eclipse
1 10 (83.33%) IntelliJ
1 10 (83.33%) Gradle
1 10 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) Hudson
2 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) HTML
2 10 (83.33%) Spring
2 10 (83.33%) Velocity
2 10 (83.33%) JSR 168
2 10 (83.33%) XHTML
2 10 (83.33%) J2EE
2 10 (83.33%) Servlets
2 10 (83.33%) Struts
2 10 (83.33%) XML
2 10 (83.33%) XSLT
3 2 (16.67%) RESTful
4 1 (8.33%) Symfony
4 1 (8.33%) Backbone.js
4 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Open Source
2 2 (16.67%) Web 2.0
2 2 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Solaris
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) TDD
2 10 (83.33%) Web Application Development
2 10 (83.33%) Functional Testing
2 10 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (83.33%) Pair Programming
2 10 (83.33%) MVC
3 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
4 3 (25.00%) BDD
4 3 (25.00%) Quality Management
5 2 (16.67%) Feature Driven Development
5 2 (16.67%) Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) Web Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) SOA
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) SEO
5 2 (16.67%) User Stories
6 1 (8.33%) OO
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) Scala
2 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) GigaSpaces
2 1 (8.33%) Zend