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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 78 82 86
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 9 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.82% 1.51% 0.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.60% 2.40% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 4
Average salary £37,500 £41,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.53% +34.42%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.60% +3.33%
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
562 749 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 51.42% 62.84% 54.02%
Number of salaries quoted 494 683 482
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,950 £27,500 £26,739
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £44,050
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
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 26 November 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 -11 4 £37,500 -7.40%
Newport +16 2 £36,250 -20.32%
Torfaen -3 2 £36,000 -23.40%
Groovy
Wales

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 30 (96.77%) Java
2 27 (87.10%) JUnit
3 21 (67.74%) Jenkins
4 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (54.84%) JavaScript
6 15 (48.39%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (45.16%) Spock
8 12 (38.71%) TDD
9 11 (35.48%) Linux
9 11 (35.48%) C#
10 10 (32.26%) Selenium
10 10 (32.26%) Cucumber
11 9 (29.03%) MongoDB
11 9 (29.03%) Release Management
11 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
11 9 (29.03%) SoapUI
11 9 (29.03%) REST
11 9 (29.03%) OO
11 9 (29.03%) Spring
11 9 (29.03%) Python
11 9 (29.03%) HTML
12 8 (25.81%) PHP
12 8 (25.81%) SQL
12 8 (25.81%) MySQL
12 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
12 8 (25.81%) Web Development
12 8 (25.81%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (25.81%) Hibernate
12 8 (25.81%) Node.js
12 8 (25.81%) Yii

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 8 (25.81%) Node.js
1 8 (25.81%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.45%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
1 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) MongoDB
2 8 (25.81%) Hadoop
2 8 (25.81%) CouchDB
2 8 (25.81%) MySQL
2 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.81%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (87.10%) JUnit
2 21 (67.74%) Jenkins
3 14 (45.16%) Spock
4 10 (32.26%) Cucumber
4 10 (32.26%) Selenium
5 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
5 9 (29.03%) SoapUI
6 8 (25.81%) Gradle
6 8 (25.81%) Mockito
6 8 (25.81%) Apache Ivy
7 3 (9.68%) Maven
8 2 (6.45%) JIRA
8 2 (6.45%) CruiseControl
8 2 (6.45%) Ant
8 2 (6.45%) WebDriver
9 1 (3.23%) Hudson
9 1 (3.23%) Calabash
9 1 (3.23%) Subversion
9 1 (3.23%) JMeter
9 1 (3.23%) Bugzilla
General
1 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Developer
1 10 (32.26%) Analyst
1 10 (32.26%) Test Analyst
1 10 (32.26%) Test Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Java Developer
2 7 (22.58%) Automation Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Graduate
5 1 (3.23%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Junior
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Test Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Junior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) HTML
1 9 (29.03%) Spring
1 9 (29.03%) REST
2 8 (25.81%) D3.js
2 8 (25.81%) Grails
2 8 (25.81%) jQuery
2 8 (25.81%) HTML5
2 8 (25.81%) Yii
2 8 (25.81%) Hibernate
2 8 (25.81%) Apache Cordova
3 2 (6.45%) Web Services
4 1 (3.23%) XML
4 1 (3.23%) XSD
4 1 (3.23%) XSLT
4 1 (3.23%) Middleware
4 1 (3.23%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (3.23%) JSON
4 1 (3.23%) GWT
4 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
1 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
1 2 (6.45%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (3.23%) User Experience
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.23%) DTV
2 1 (3.23%) IPTV
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Open Source
2 1 (3.23%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Android
2 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.23%) CentOS
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (38.71%) TDD
4 9 (29.03%) Release Management
4 9 (29.03%) OO
5 8 (25.81%) Web Development
5 8 (25.81%) Microservices
6 7 (22.58%) Test Automation
7 5 (16.13%) Test Scripting
8 4 (12.90%) BDD
8 4 (12.90%) Scrum
8 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
9 3 (9.68%) Automated Testing
9 3 (9.68%) Regression Testing
10 2 (6.45%) SOA
10 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
10 2 (6.45%) V-Model
10 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
11 1 (3.23%) Product Management
11 1 (3.23%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) Java
2 17 (54.84%) JavaScript
3 11 (35.48%) C#
4 9 (29.03%) Python
5 8 (25.81%) PHP
5 8 (25.81%) SQL
6 6 (19.35%) Perl
6 6 (19.35%) Korn
6 6 (19.35%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.23%) Clojure
7 1 (3.23%) Scala
7 1 (3.23%) C
7 1 (3.23%) C++
7 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.23%) Perforce
2 1 (3.23%) Twitter