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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank 405 353 381
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +28
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 34 71 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.34% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.35% 0.70% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 14 56 39
Average salary £38,750 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £26,750 £39,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
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
9686 10189 10590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.52% 49.48% 50.63%
Number of salaries quoted 8396 8616 9351
Average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 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
Oxfordshire +23 17 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Hampshire -18 7 £65,000 +52.94%
East Sussex -31 4 £36,000 -15.29% 1
Surrey -8 3 £40,000 -36.00%
Buckinghamshire +3 1 - -
Berkshire -24 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 69 (73.40%) Java
2 67 (71.28%) JavaScript
3 56 (59.57%) Maven
4 54 (57.45%) Spring
5 49 (52.13%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (50.00%) MVC
7 46 (48.94%) Web Services
7 46 (48.94%) TDD
8 44 (46.81%) SQL
9 42 (44.68%) HTML
10 41 (43.62%) J2EE
11 36 (38.30%) Hibernate
12 35 (37.23%) CSS
13 34 (36.17%) Subversion
14 33 (35.11%) Ruby
15 31 (32.98%) Software Engineering
15 31 (32.98%) Degree
15 31 (32.98%) MySQL
16 29 (30.85%) Linux
16 29 (30.85%) Spring MVC
17 28 (29.79%) XML
17 28 (29.79%) SOAP
18 25 (26.60%) Ant
19 24 (25.53%) Java EE
19 24 (25.53%) PostgreSQL
19 24 (25.53%) RESTful
20 23 (24.47%) jQuery
20 23 (24.47%) UNIX
21 22 (23.40%) Ajax
21 22 (23.40%) Continuous Improvement

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 19 (20.21%) Tomcat
2 17 (18.09%) Apache ServiceMix
3 8 (8.51%) Apache
4 1 (1.06%) JBoss
4 1 (1.06%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.06%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.02%) GitHub
2 15 (15.96%) Amazon EC2
2 15 (15.96%) Amazon S3
2 15 (15.96%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (7.45%) SaaS
4 4 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (19.15%) HTTP
2 1 (1.06%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (32.98%) MySQL
2 24 (25.53%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (5.32%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.26%) Big Data
4 4 (4.26%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.26%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.26%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.19%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.13%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.13%) MarkLogic
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.06%) SQLite
7 1 (1.06%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 56 (59.57%) Maven
2 34 (36.17%) Subversion
3 25 (26.60%) Ant
4 22 (23.40%) Jenkins
5 20 (21.28%) Git (software)
6 18 (19.15%) Mockito
7 17 (18.09%) DbUnit
7 17 (18.09%) TestNG
8 16 (17.02%) JUnit
8 16 (17.02%) JIRA
9 13 (13.83%) Gradle
10 10 (10.64%) Selenium
11 8 (8.51%) QUnit
12 3 (3.19%) SoapUI
13 2 (2.13%) Artifactory
13 2 (2.13%) AnthillPro
13 2 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (2.13%) JBehave
14 1 (1.06%) TeamCity
14 1 (1.06%) Hamcrest
General
1 7 (7.45%) Front Office
2 3 (3.19%) Marketing
3 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.13%) Finance
3 2 (2.13%) Advertising
3 2 (2.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (78.72%) Developer
2 43 (45.74%) Java Developer
3 29 (30.85%) Senior Developer
4 24 (25.53%) Senior Java Developer
5 16 (17.02%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 16 (17.02%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 12 (12.77%) Development Manager
7 8 (8.51%) Web Developer
8 7 (7.45%) Software Developer
8 7 (7.45%) Junior
8 7 (7.45%) IT Development Manager
8 7 (7.45%) Junior Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Software Manager
9 5 (5.32%) Software Development Manager
10 4 (4.26%) Senior Web Developer
10 4 (4.26%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (4.26%) Front-End Web Developer
11 3 (3.19%) Agile Java Developer
11 3 (3.19%) Analyst
12 2 (2.13%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (57.45%) Spring
2 46 (48.94%) Web Services
3 42 (44.68%) HTML
4 41 (43.62%) J2EE
5 36 (38.30%) Hibernate
6 35 (37.23%) CSS
7 29 (30.85%) Spring MVC
8 28 (29.79%) XML
8 28 (29.79%) SOAP
9 24 (25.53%) Java EE
9 24 (25.53%) RESTful
10 23 (24.47%) jQuery
11 22 (23.40%) Ajax
11 22 (23.40%) AngularJS
12 21 (22.34%) Velocity
13 17 (18.09%) GWT
14 16 (17.02%) HTML5
14 16 (17.02%) JPA
15 15 (15.96%) JDBC
15 15 (15.96%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.96%) Computer Science
2 12 (12.77%) Open Source
3 7 (7.45%) N-Tier
3 7 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.26%) Grid Computing
5 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.06%) User Experience
6 1 (1.06%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.06%) Biometrics
6 1 (1.06%) Linked Data
6 1 (1.06%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 29 (30.85%) Linux
2 23 (24.47%) UNIX
3 4 (4.26%) Windows
4 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.13%) VMS
4 2 (2.13%) Android
5 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.06%) CentOS
5 1 (1.06%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (52.13%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (50.00%) MVC
3 46 (48.94%) TDD
4 31 (32.98%) Software Engineering
5 22 (23.40%) Continuous Improvement
6 16 (17.02%) BDD
7 14 (14.89%) Scrum
7 14 (14.89%) DevOps
8 11 (11.70%) OO
9 9 (9.57%) Regression Testing
10 8 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (8.51%) SOA
11 7 (7.45%) Resource Management
11 7 (7.45%) Unit Testing
12 6 (6.38%) Analytics
13 5 (5.32%) Web Analytics
14 4 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
14 4 (4.26%) Customer Intelligence
14 4 (4.26%) E-Commerce
14 4 (4.26%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 69 (73.40%) Java
2 67 (71.28%) JavaScript
3 44 (46.81%) SQL
4 33 (35.11%) Ruby
5 21 (22.34%) Scala
6 18 (19.15%) XPath
6 18 (19.15%) XQuery
7 17 (18.09%) Python
8 16 (17.02%) Perl
9 4 (4.26%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.13%) VBScript
10 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.06%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.06%) C#
Qualifications
1 31 (32.98%) Degree
2 4 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.06%) VCP4
3 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.06%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.51%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.26%) Docker
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (15.96%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.26%) Ansible
3 2 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (17.02%) Google
2 14 (14.89%) Atomikos
3 3 (3.19%) Oracle
4 2 (2.13%) IBM
4 2 (2.13%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.13%) HP
4 2 (2.13%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.06%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.06%) GigaSpaces
5 1 (1.06%) VMware
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Health, 25 holiday
Posted: 15 days ago