The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 70 68 79
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 23 22 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.07% 1.89% 0.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.26% 3.69% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 21 22 1
Average salary £32,000 £32,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% +6.55%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Groovy
Wales

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 Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
540 597 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 48.69% 51.20% 49.20%
Number of salaries quoted 497 550 390
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Groovy
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Groovy Salary Trend in South Wales

Groovy
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Groovy across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Groovy Salary Histogram in South Wales

Groovy
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Newport +16 8 £32,000 -1.53%
Cardiff -9 8 £35,000 - 1
Torfaen -2 7 £31,000 +3.33%
Groovy
Wales

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 64 (98.46%) Java
2 42 (64.62%) Jenkins
3 38 (58.46%) JUnit
4 36 (55.38%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (53.85%) JavaScript
6 34 (52.31%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (49.23%) TDD
8 27 (41.54%) Selenium
9 26 (40.00%) SoapUI
10 25 (38.46%) Maven
10 25 (38.46%) Web Services
11 24 (36.92%) Scrum
12 23 (35.38%) SOA
12 23 (35.38%) Test Automation
13 18 (27.69%) Release Management
13 18 (27.69%) Spring
13 18 (27.69%) Subversion
13 18 (27.69%) MongoDB
14 17 (26.15%) Hudson
14 17 (26.15%) JIRA
14 17 (26.15%) XML
14 17 (26.15%) SOAP
14 17 (26.15%) Oracle
15 16 (24.62%) SQL
15 16 (24.62%) Cucumber
16 15 (23.08%) BDD
16 15 (23.08%) Confluence
16 15 (23.08%) Apache Cassandra
16 15 (23.08%) NoSQL
16 15 (23.08%) Clojure

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 15 (23.08%) Confluence
2 11 (16.92%) FileNet
2 11 (16.92%) LiveCycle
3 3 (4.62%) Node.js
3 3 (4.62%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 11 (16.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) HTTP
2 2 (3.08%) Internet
2 2 (3.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.69%) MongoDB
2 15 (23.08%) Apache Cassandra
2 15 (23.08%) NoSQL
3 14 (21.54%) SQL Server
4 8 (12.31%) Oracle Database
4 8 (12.31%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (12.31%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.62%) MySQL
5 3 (4.62%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.62%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 42 (64.62%) Jenkins
2 38 (58.46%) JUnit
3 27 (41.54%) Selenium
4 26 (40.00%) SoapUI
5 25 (38.46%) Maven
6 18 (27.69%) Subversion
7 17 (26.15%) Hudson
7 17 (26.15%) JIRA
8 16 (24.62%) Cucumber
9 11 (16.92%) WebDriver
10 10 (15.38%) CruiseControl
10 10 (15.38%) Git (software)
10 10 (15.38%) Ant
11 7 (10.77%) JBehave
12 4 (6.15%) Bugzilla
13 3 (4.62%) Apache Ivy
13 3 (4.62%) Mockito
13 3 (4.62%) Gradle
13 3 (4.62%) Calabash
13 3 (4.62%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (9.23%) Telecoms
1 6 (9.23%) Advertising
2 4 (6.15%) Multimedia
2 4 (6.15%) Finance
3 1 (1.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (46.15%) Analyst
2 21 (32.31%) Test Analyst
2 21 (32.31%) Developer
3 18 (27.69%) Test Engineer
4 16 (24.62%) Automation Engineer
5 15 (23.08%) Java Developer
6 11 (16.92%) Test Automation Engineer
7 9 (13.85%) Consultant
7 9 (13.85%) Programmer
7 9 (13.85%) Developer Analyst
7 9 (13.85%) Java Consultant
7 9 (13.85%) Java Programmer
8 5 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (7.69%) Technical Test Analyst
9 4 (6.15%) Senior Technical Analyst
9 4 (6.15%) Senior Test Analyst
9 4 (6.15%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (6.15%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
9 4 (6.15%) Automation Test Analyst
9 4 (6.15%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (38.46%) Web Services
2 18 (27.69%) Spring
3 17 (26.15%) XML
3 17 (26.15%) SOAP
4 15 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 14 (21.54%) Hibernate
6 13 (20.00%) J2EE
7 12 (18.46%) XSLT
8 11 (16.92%) JSF
9 9 (13.85%) HTML
9 9 (13.85%) REST
10 7 (10.77%) Middleware
11 6 (9.23%) JSON
11 6 (9.23%) HTML5
12 4 (6.15%) ActiveMQ
12 4 (6.15%) GWT
12 4 (6.15%) Spring Integration
12 4 (6.15%) AngularJS
12 4 (6.15%) Apache Camel
13 3 (4.62%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.08%) Open Source
2 14 (21.54%) Mobile App
3 9 (13.85%) Digital Media
4 7 (10.77%) IPTV
5 6 (9.23%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (9.23%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (3.08%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.54%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.54%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 13 (20.00%) Android
2 4 (6.15%) Linux
3 2 (3.08%) UNIX
3 2 (3.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (55.38%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (52.31%) Continuous Integration
3 32 (49.23%) TDD
4 24 (36.92%) Scrum
5 23 (35.38%) SOA
5 23 (35.38%) Test Automation
6 18 (27.69%) Release Management
7 15 (23.08%) BDD
7 15 (23.08%) DevOps
7 15 (23.08%) OO
7 15 (23.08%) RUP
7 15 (23.08%) DSDM
7 15 (23.08%) Configuration Management
7 15 (23.08%) Unit Testing
8 14 (21.54%) Pair Programming
8 14 (21.54%) Software Engineering
8 14 (21.54%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (18.46%) OOA/OOD
10 11 (16.92%) Test Scripting
10 11 (16.92%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (98.46%) Java
2 35 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 16 (24.62%) SQL
4 15 (23.08%) Clojure
4 15 (23.08%) Scala
5 13 (20.00%) Perl
5 13 (20.00%) Korn
5 13 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 9 (13.85%) C#
6 9 (13.85%) Python
7 3 (4.62%) PHP
8 2 (3.08%) XPath
8 2 (3.08%) C
8 2 (3.08%) XQuery
9 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.54%) C++
9 1 (1.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) ISTQB
1 2 (3.08%) Degree
1 2 (3.08%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (26.15%) Oracle
2 15 (23.08%) Twitter
3 11 (16.92%) IBM
3 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
3 11 (16.92%) Adobe
4 3 (4.62%) Perforce
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