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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank 406 443 417
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -26
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 44 28 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.13% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.45% 0.27% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 40 17 55
Median salary £47,500 £36,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.94% -16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -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
9847 10320 11536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 51.33% 48.52% 49.02%
Number of salaries quoted 8750 8835 9954
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing Groovy as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 4 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex - 27 £42,500 -
East Sussex +19 7 £45,000 +25.00%
Berkshire +26 6 £57,500 +24.32% 3
Surrey - 2 £51,250 - 1
Buckinghamshire +24 1 £60,000 -
Hampshire +7 1 £55,000 -15.38%
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT jobs citing Groovy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 86 (97.73%) Java
2 70 (79.55%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (69.32%) Spring
4 58 (65.91%) JUnit
5 52 (59.09%) REST
6 49 (55.68%) Finance
7 47 (53.41%) Domain-Driven Design
8 46 (52.27%) Cucumber
9 44 (50.00%) SQL
10 42 (47.73%) Oracle
11 41 (46.59%) jQuery
12 40 (45.45%) Extreme Programming
13 38 (43.18%) Continuous Delivery
14 36 (40.91%) Continuous Improvement
14 36 (40.91%) Oracle Database
15 35 (39.77%) SOAP
16 34 (38.64%) Maven
16 34 (38.64%) CQRS
16 34 (38.64%) Continuous Integration
17 33 (37.50%) Jenkins
18 32 (36.36%) Mockito
19 31 (35.23%) JAX-RS
20 30 (34.09%) QA
21 29 (32.95%) Hamcrest
21 29 (32.95%) Struts
22 27 (30.68%) Gradle
23 25 (28.41%) MyBatis
24 23 (26.14%) Web Services
24 23 (26.14%) JSP
25 22 (25.00%) IntelliJ

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (10.23%) WebSphere
2 7 (7.95%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.55%) Apache
3 4 (4.55%) Confluence
4 3 (3.41%) Alfresco
4 3 (3.41%) IIS
4 3 (3.41%) JBoss
4 3 (3.41%) Liferay
4 3 (3.41%) Node.js
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 6 (6.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.14%) Exstream
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) SaaS
2 1 (1.14%) Force.com
2 1 (1.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.95%) HTTP
2 3 (3.41%) Internet
2 3 (3.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (40.91%) Oracle Database
2 16 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 15 (17.05%) RDBMS
4 7 (7.95%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.55%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.41%) CouchDB
6 3 (3.41%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.41%) MySQL
6 3 (3.41%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 58 (65.91%) JUnit
2 46 (52.27%) Cucumber
3 34 (38.64%) Maven
4 33 (37.50%) Jenkins
5 32 (36.36%) Mockito
6 29 (32.95%) Hamcrest
7 27 (30.68%) Gradle
8 22 (25.00%) IntelliJ
9 21 (23.86%) Selenium
10 17 (19.32%) SoapUI
11 13 (14.77%) Ranorex
12 11 (12.50%) Bugzilla
12 11 (12.50%) HP UFT
12 11 (12.50%) Testopia
13 10 (11.36%) Ant
14 9 (10.23%) jMock
15 8 (9.09%) Subversion
16 7 (7.95%) Git (software)
16 7 (7.95%) JMeter
17 6 (6.82%) Hudson
General
1 49 (55.68%) Finance
2 8 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.82%) Electronics
3 6 (6.82%) Manufacturing
3 6 (6.82%) Marketing
4 2 (2.27%) Banking
4 2 (2.27%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (60.23%) Developer
2 49 (55.68%) Java Developer
3 15 (17.05%) Agile Developer
3 15 (17.05%) Agile Java Developer
4 11 (12.50%) Java Engineer
4 11 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 10 (11.36%) Lead Developer
6 9 (10.23%) Lead Java Developer
6 9 (10.23%) Software Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) Java Software Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) JSP Developer
7 7 (7.95%) Oracle Developer
7 7 (7.95%) QA Manager
7 7 (7.95%) Senior Developer
7 7 (7.95%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (6.82%) J2EE Developer
8 6 (6.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 6 (6.82%) QA Test Manager
8 6 (6.82%) Test Automation Manager
8 6 (6.82%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (69.32%) Spring
2 52 (59.09%) REST
3 41 (46.59%) jQuery
4 35 (39.77%) SOAP
5 31 (35.23%) JAX-RS
6 29 (32.95%) Struts
7 25 (28.41%) MyBatis
8 23 (26.14%) JSP
8 23 (26.14%) Web Services
9 22 (25.00%) RESTful
10 16 (18.18%) J2EE
11 14 (15.91%) HTML
12 13 (14.77%) CSS
12 13 (14.77%) Hibernate
13 10 (11.36%) Java EE
14 8 (9.09%) Ajax
14 8 (9.09%) XML
15 6 (6.82%) Spring MVC
16 5 (5.68%) JMS
16 5 (5.68%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 9 (10.23%) Mathematics
3 4 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.82%) Linux
2 3 (3.41%) Unix
3 1 (1.14%) Windows
3 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (79.55%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (53.41%) Domain-Driven Design
3 40 (45.45%) Extreme Programming
4 38 (43.18%) Continuous Delivery
5 36 (40.91%) Continuous Improvement
6 34 (38.64%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (38.64%) CQRS
7 19 (21.59%) TDD
8 17 (19.32%) Defect Management
8 17 (19.32%) Microservices
9 16 (18.18%) Functional Testing
10 14 (15.91%) Test Automation
11 12 (13.64%) BDD
11 12 (13.64%) Test Scripting
11 12 (13.64%) Waterfall
12 10 (11.36%) DevOps
12 10 (11.36%) Software Engineering
13 9 (10.23%) SOA
14 8 (9.09%) Release Management
14 8 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 86 (97.73%) Java
2 44 (50.00%) SQL
3 20 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 16 (18.18%) Ruby
5 13 (14.77%) C#
6 11 (12.50%) Python
7 7 (7.95%) Scala
8 6 (6.82%) Perl
9 2 (2.27%) PHP
9 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.14%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.14%) C++
10 1 (1.14%) Clojure
10 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (17.05%) ISTQB
2 11 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (4.55%) ISEB
4 3 (3.41%) Degree
5 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.14%) OCA
6 1 (1.14%) OCAJ
6 1 (1.14%) OCP
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (34.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (47.73%) Oracle
2 6 (6.82%) SAP
3 4 (4.55%) Atlassian
3 4 (4.55%) Rally
4 2 (2.27%) Splunk
5 1 (1.14%) Arqiva
5 1 (1.14%) HP
5 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.14%) VMware
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