The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank 404 428 381
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -47
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 44 39 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.19% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.44% 0.39% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 37 17 51
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,600 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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 South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
10090 10038 10073
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 52.35% 48.08% 50.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8987 8756 8516
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Groovy
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Groovy Salary Trend in the South East

Groovy
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Groovy across the South East region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Groovy Salary Histogram in the South East

Groovy
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the South East region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
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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
West Sussex - 27 £40,000 -
Hampshire +8 11 £42,500 +6.25%
Berkshire +1 5 £56,250 +7.14%
Surrey +15 1 - -
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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 72 (97.30%) Java
2 59 (79.73%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (60.81%) Spring
4 36 (48.65%) JUnit
5 32 (43.24%) Web Services
5 32 (43.24%) Cucumber
5 32 (43.24%) REST
6 31 (41.89%) Finance
7 29 (39.19%) IntelliJ
8 28 (37.84%) Domain-Driven Design
9 27 (36.49%) Maven
10 26 (35.14%) Extreme Programming
10 26 (35.14%) Jenkins
11 25 (33.78%) RESTful
12 24 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (31.08%) Defect Management
14 22 (29.73%) Microservices
14 22 (29.73%) Mockito
15 21 (28.38%) CQRS
16 20 (27.03%) JAX-RS
16 20 (27.03%) Gradle
16 20 (27.03%) Continuous Delivery
16 20 (27.03%) QA
17 19 (25.68%) TDD
17 19 (25.68%) Hamcrest
18 18 (24.32%) Continuous Improvement
18 18 (24.32%) Ruby
18 18 (24.32%) jQuery
18 18 (24.32%) Oracle
19 16 (21.62%) SQL

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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 9 (12.16%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.05%) Alfresco
2 3 (4.05%) Apache
2 3 (4.05%) JBoss
2 3 (4.05%) Liferay
2 3 (4.05%) Node.js
2 3 (4.05%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.70%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 6 (8.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.70%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) HTTP
1 3 (4.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.27%) Oracle Database
2 13 (17.57%) Relational Database
3 12 (16.22%) RDBMS
4 4 (5.41%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.05%) CouchDB
5 3 (4.05%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.05%) MySQL
5 3 (4.05%) Neo4j
5 3 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (48.65%) JUnit
2 32 (43.24%) Cucumber
3 29 (39.19%) IntelliJ
4 27 (36.49%) Maven
5 26 (35.14%) Jenkins
6 22 (29.73%) Mockito
7 20 (27.03%) Gradle
8 19 (25.68%) Hamcrest
9 15 (20.27%) Selenium
10 13 (17.57%) Ranorex
11 11 (14.86%) Bugzilla
11 11 (14.86%) HP UFT
11 11 (14.86%) SoapUI
11 11 (14.86%) Testopia
12 6 (8.11%) Git (software)
13 4 (5.41%) Ant
14 3 (4.05%) DbUnit
14 3 (4.05%) Eclipse
14 3 (4.05%) jMock
14 3 (4.05%) Subversion
General
1 31 (41.89%) Finance
2 8 (10.81%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.11%) Electronics
3 6 (8.11%) Manufacturing
3 6 (8.11%) Marketing
4 2 (2.70%) Banking
4 2 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (51.35%) Developer
2 34 (45.95%) Java Developer
3 13 (17.57%) Test Engineer
4 12 (16.22%) QA Manager
5 9 (12.16%) Agile Developer
5 9 (12.16%) Agile Java Developer
6 8 (10.81%) Senior Developer
6 8 (10.81%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (10.81%) Software Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Java Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) QA Test Manager
7 7 (9.46%) Test Automation Manager
7 7 (9.46%) Test Manager
8 6 (8.11%) Java Software Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Lead Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Analyst
10 3 (4.05%) Design Engineer
10 3 (4.05%) J2EE Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Software Test Engineer
10 3 (4.05%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (60.81%) Spring
2 32 (43.24%) REST
2 32 (43.24%) Web Services
3 25 (33.78%) RESTful
4 20 (27.03%) JAX-RS
5 18 (24.32%) jQuery
6 14 (18.92%) J2EE
6 14 (18.92%) SOAP
7 10 (13.51%) Hibernate
7 10 (13.51%) HTML
8 9 (12.16%) Spring MVC
8 9 (12.16%) Struts
9 7 (9.46%) XML
10 6 (8.11%) CSS
10 6 (8.11%) JSP
11 5 (6.76%) MyBatis
12 3 (4.05%) AngularJS
12 3 (4.05%) Apache Camel
12 3 (4.05%) PowerMock
12 3 (4.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Computer Science
2 9 (12.16%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.35%) Windows
1 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (79.73%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (37.84%) Domain-Driven Design
3 26 (35.14%) Extreme Programming
4 24 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (31.08%) Defect Management
6 22 (29.73%) Microservices
7 21 (28.38%) CQRS
8 20 (27.03%) Continuous Delivery
9 19 (25.68%) TDD
10 18 (24.32%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (20.27%) API Testing
11 15 (20.27%) DevOps
11 15 (20.27%) SOA
11 15 (20.27%) Test Automation
12 12 (16.22%) BDD
13 11 (14.86%) Functional Testing
13 11 (14.86%) Test Scripting
13 11 (14.86%) Waterfall
14 9 (12.16%) Release Management
14 9 (12.16%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 72 (97.30%) Java
2 18 (24.32%) Ruby
3 16 (21.62%) SQL
4 15 (20.27%) JavaScript
5 13 (17.57%) C#
6 8 (10.81%) Scala
7 6 (8.11%) Python
8 4 (5.41%) C
9 3 (4.05%) Perl
10 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.35%) Clojure
11 1 (1.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (14.86%) ISTQB
1 11 (14.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (27.03%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) SDET
Systems Management
1 11 (14.86%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (24.32%) Oracle
2 6 (8.11%) SAP
3 5 (6.76%) Canon
4 2 (2.70%) HP
4 2 (2.70%) Splunk