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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 71 79 80
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 17 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.57% 1.37% 0.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.06% 2.48% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 16 16 3
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
555 644 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 51.29% 55.04% 46.63%
Number of salaries quoted 493 590 390
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,950 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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
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 19 September 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
Cardiff -5 9 £36,250 - 2
Newport +15 4 £32,000 -1.53%
Torfaen -7 4 £33,500 +11.66% 1
Groovy
Wales

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 67 (98.53%) Java
2 44 (64.71%) JUnit
3 43 (63.24%) Jenkins
4 42 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (51.47%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (51.47%) JavaScript
6 33 (48.53%) TDD
7 27 (39.71%) Selenium
8 26 (38.24%) SoapUI
9 23 (33.82%) Test Automation
10 22 (32.35%) Web Services
10 22 (32.35%) Maven
11 21 (30.88%) Scrum
12 20 (29.41%) SOA
12 20 (29.41%) Mentoring
13 19 (27.94%) MongoDB
13 19 (27.94%) Spring
13 19 (27.94%) Release Management
14 18 (26.47%) OO
14 18 (26.47%) Cucumber
15 17 (25.00%) Oracle
15 17 (25.00%) SQL Server
15 17 (25.00%) Hibernate
16 16 (23.53%) SQL
16 16 (23.53%) SOAP
17 15 (22.06%) BDD
17 15 (22.06%) Subversion
18 14 (20.59%) JIRA
18 14 (20.59%) XML
18 14 (20.59%) Hudson

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (17.65%) Confluence
2 10 (14.71%) FileNet
2 10 (14.71%) LiveCycle
3 7 (10.29%) Node.js
3 7 (10.29%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (14.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) HTTP
2 2 (2.94%) SSL
2 2 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.94%) MongoDB
2 17 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (17.65%) Apache Cassandra
3 12 (17.65%) NoSQL
4 8 (11.76%) Oracle Database
4 8 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (10.29%) Hadoop
5 7 (10.29%) CouchDB
5 7 (10.29%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (10.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 44 (64.71%) JUnit
2 43 (63.24%) Jenkins
3 27 (39.71%) Selenium
4 26 (38.24%) SoapUI
5 22 (32.35%) Maven
6 18 (26.47%) Cucumber
7 15 (22.06%) Subversion
8 14 (20.59%) Hudson
8 14 (20.59%) JIRA
9 12 (17.65%) Git (software)
10 11 (16.18%) WebDriver
11 10 (14.71%) Ant
11 10 (14.71%) CruiseControl
12 7 (10.29%) Mockito
12 7 (10.29%) JBehave
12 7 (10.29%) Gradle
12 7 (10.29%) Apache Ivy
13 3 (4.41%) Calabash
13 3 (4.41%) Mercurial
14 2 (2.94%) Bugzilla
General
1 6 (8.82%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.88%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Advertising
2 4 (5.88%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (45.59%) Analyst
2 23 (33.82%) Test Analyst
3 22 (32.35%) Developer
4 18 (26.47%) Test Engineer
5 16 (23.53%) Automation Engineer
6 15 (22.06%) Java Developer
7 11 (16.18%) Test Automation Engineer
8 8 (11.76%) Java Consultant
8 8 (11.76%) Java Programmer
8 8 (11.76%) Developer Analyst
8 8 (11.76%) Consultant
8 8 (11.76%) Programmer
9 5 (7.35%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (7.35%) Technical Test Analyst
10 4 (5.88%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
10 4 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
10 4 (5.88%) Automation Analyst
10 4 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
10 4 (5.88%) Senior Technical Analyst
10 4 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (32.35%) Web Services
2 19 (27.94%) Spring
3 17 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 16 (23.53%) SOAP
5 14 (20.59%) XML
6 12 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 11 (16.18%) REST
7 11 (16.18%) HTML
7 11 (16.18%) XSLT
8 10 (14.71%) J2EE
8 10 (14.71%) JSF
9 8 (11.76%) HTML5
10 7 (10.29%) Yii
10 7 (10.29%) jQuery
10 7 (10.29%) Grails
10 7 (10.29%) Middleware
10 7 (10.29%) D3.js
10 7 (10.29%) Apache Cordova
11 4 (5.88%) JSON
12 3 (4.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.59%) Mobile App
2 12 (17.65%) Open Source
3 9 (13.24%) Digital Media
4 7 (10.29%) IPTV
5 6 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (8.82%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (2.94%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.47%) Statistics
7 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.47%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.12%) Android
1 13 (19.12%) Apple iOS
2 8 (11.76%) Linux
3 2 (2.94%) UNIX
3 2 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (51.47%) Continuous Integration
3 33 (48.53%) TDD
4 23 (33.82%) Test Automation
5 21 (30.88%) Scrum
6 20 (29.41%) SOA
6 20 (29.41%) Mentoring
7 19 (27.94%) Release Management
8 18 (26.47%) OO
9 15 (22.06%) BDD
10 12 (17.65%) Unit Testing
10 12 (17.65%) RUP
10 12 (17.65%) DSDM
10 12 (17.65%) Configuration Management
10 12 (17.65%) DevOps
11 11 (16.18%) OOA/OOD
11 11 (16.18%) Pair Programming
11 11 (16.18%) Test Scripting
11 11 (16.18%) Automated Testing
11 11 (16.18%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 67 (98.53%) Java
2 35 (51.47%) JavaScript
3 16 (23.53%) SQL
4 13 (19.12%) Perl
4 13 (19.12%) C#
4 13 (19.12%) Korn
4 13 (19.12%) Bash Shell
5 12 (17.65%) Clojure
5 12 (17.65%) Scala
6 9 (13.24%) Python
7 7 (10.29%) PHP
8 2 (2.94%) XQuery
8 2 (2.94%) C
8 2 (2.94%) XPath
9 1 (1.47%) C++
9 1 (1.47%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) ISEB
1 2 (2.94%) ISTQB
1 2 (2.94%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (25.00%) Oracle
2 12 (17.65%) Twitter
3 10 (14.71%) IBM
3 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (14.71%) Adobe
4 3 (4.41%) Perforce
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