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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 391 396 404
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 57 38 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.57% 0.36% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 45 33 41
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £32,550 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £69,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-9.57% +8.04%
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
10052 10570 11394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 45.87% 49.67% 51.07%
Number of salaries quoted 8402 9271 10128
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 2014. 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
Hampshire -10 26 £42,500 -12.82% 5
East Sussex - 16 £36,000 - 1
Surrey -6 11 £57,500 -17.85%
Berkshire +6 2 £75,000 +42.85% 1
Oxfordshire +9 1 £67,500 -3.57% 2
Buckinghamshire +7 1 £30,000 -
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 97 (94.17%) Java
2 86 (83.50%) Spring
3 85 (82.52%) MVC
4 83 (80.58%) Maven
5 58 (56.31%) Hibernate
6 55 (53.40%) JavaScript
7 48 (46.60%) Jenkins
8 45 (43.69%) HTML
9 42 (40.78%) TestNG
10 41 (39.81%) GWT
10 41 (39.81%) DbUnit
10 41 (39.81%) Mockito
10 41 (39.81%) Apache ServiceMix
10 41 (39.81%) Agile Software Development
11 38 (36.89%) TDD
11 38 (36.89%) Web Services
12 35 (33.98%) J2EE
12 35 (33.98%) Spring MVC
13 34 (33.01%) SQL
13 34 (33.01%) Subversion
14 33 (32.04%) XML
15 28 (27.18%) Google
15 28 (27.18%) RESTful
16 27 (26.21%) Ant
17 25 (24.27%) SOAP
17 25 (24.27%) Software Engineering
18 24 (23.30%) JIRA
18 24 (23.30%) Scala
19 23 (22.33%) CSS
20 20 (19.42%) JUnit

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 41 (39.81%) Apache ServiceMix
2 19 (18.45%) Tomcat
3 12 (11.65%) Apache
4 5 (4.85%) Alfresco
4 5 (4.85%) Liferay
5 1 (0.97%) JBoss
5 1 (0.97%) Node.js
5 1 (0.97%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Mingle
2 1 (0.97%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.85%) GitHub
2 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.94%) SaaS
4 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.42%) MySQL
2 16 (15.53%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (8.74%) MongoDB
4 7 (6.80%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.91%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.91%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.94%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.97%) Big Data
7 1 (0.97%) SQLite
7 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 83 (80.58%) Maven
2 48 (46.60%) Jenkins
3 42 (40.78%) TestNG
4 41 (39.81%) DbUnit
4 41 (39.81%) Mockito
5 34 (33.01%) Subversion
6 27 (26.21%) Ant
7 24 (23.30%) JIRA
8 20 (19.42%) JUnit
9 19 (18.45%) Git (software)
10 18 (17.48%) Gradle
11 11 (10.68%) Eclipse
11 11 (10.68%) Selenium
11 11 (10.68%) QUnit
12 5 (4.85%) IntelliJ
13 3 (2.91%) Bugzilla
13 3 (2.91%) Eclipse RCP
14 2 (1.94%) Cucumber
15 1 (0.97%) WebDriver
15 1 (0.97%) Hudson
General
1 3 (2.91%) Advertising
2 2 (1.94%) Front Office
2 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.94%) Finance
3 1 (0.97%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 81 (78.64%) Developer
2 73 (70.87%) Java Developer
3 24 (23.30%) Senior Developer
4 19 (18.45%) Senior Java Developer
5 14 (13.59%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 9 (8.74%) Web Developer
6 9 (8.74%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 7 (6.80%) Software Engineer
8 5 (4.85%) Development Manager
8 5 (4.85%) J2EE Developer
8 5 (4.85%) Java Web Developer
8 5 (4.85%) Technical Leader
9 4 (3.88%) Agile Business Analyst
9 4 (3.88%) Analyst
9 4 (3.88%) Business Analyst
10 3 (2.91%) Project Manager
10 3 (2.91%) Technical Project Manager
10 3 (2.91%) Technical Manager
10 3 (2.91%) Software Manager
10 3 (2.91%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (83.50%) Spring
2 58 (56.31%) Hibernate
3 45 (43.69%) HTML
4 41 (39.81%) GWT
5 38 (36.89%) Web Services
6 35 (33.98%) J2EE
6 35 (33.98%) Spring MVC
7 33 (32.04%) XML
8 28 (27.18%) RESTful
9 25 (24.27%) SOAP
10 23 (22.33%) CSS
11 20 (19.42%) Java EE
11 20 (19.42%) Velocity
11 20 (19.42%) jQuery
12 19 (18.45%) Guice
12 19 (18.45%) Apache Camel
13 15 (14.56%) Ajax
14 14 (13.59%) JPA
15 13 (12.62%) JDBC
16 12 (11.65%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.80%) Open Source
1 7 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.85%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.94%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.94%) User Experience
3 2 (1.94%) Web 2.0
3 2 (1.94%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.97%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.48%) Linux
2 14 (13.59%) UNIX
3 5 (4.85%) Solaris
4 2 (1.94%) Android
4 2 (1.94%) CentOS
4 2 (1.94%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.97%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (82.52%) MVC
2 41 (39.81%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (36.89%) TDD
4 25 (24.27%) Software Engineering
5 13 (12.62%) SOA
6 9 (8.74%) Extreme Programming
7 8 (7.77%) OO
7 8 (7.77%) BDD
8 7 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (6.80%) Scrum
8 7 (6.80%) Pair Programming
9 6 (5.83%) E-Commerce
10 5 (4.85%) SEO
10 5 (4.85%) Web Analytics
10 5 (4.85%) Web Application Development
10 5 (4.85%) Functional Testing
10 5 (4.85%) Analytics
11 4 (3.88%) Feature Driven Development
11 4 (3.88%) UML
12 3 (2.91%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (94.17%) Java
2 55 (53.40%) JavaScript
3 34 (33.01%) SQL
4 24 (23.30%) Scala
5 18 (17.48%) Ruby
6 17 (16.50%) Perl
7 14 (13.59%) XPath
7 14 (13.59%) XQuery
8 5 (4.85%) PHP
9 4 (3.88%) C#
10 2 (1.94%) Python
10 2 (1.94%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.97%) C
11 1 (0.97%) AspectJ
11 1 (0.97%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (15.53%) Degree
2 7 (6.80%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.97%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.97%) CITP
3 1 (0.97%) MBCS
3 1 (0.97%) OCPJWCD
3 1 (0.97%) OCPJP
3 1 (0.97%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.97%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) Ansible
1 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (27.18%) Google
2 19 (18.45%) Atomikos
3 5 (4.85%) GigaSpaces
4 3 (2.91%) Oracle
5 1 (0.97%) Adobe
5 1 (0.97%) Sun
5 1 (0.97%) Zend
5 1 (0.97%) Xamarin
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