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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank 100 72 81
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +9
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 1 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.083% 1.60% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 2.85% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 1
Average salary £34,000 £43,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.83% +20.83%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
645 491 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 53.79% 56.24% 58.77%
Number of salaries quoted 584 438 479
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,030
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £27,500 £25,850
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
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
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 30 January 2015. 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 -3 1 £34,000 -21.83%
Groovy
Wales

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) JUnit
2 10 (83.33%) Jenkins
3 9 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (75.00%) Linux
3 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (66.67%) TDD
5 6 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (50.00%) Hibernate
5 6 (50.00%) Spring
5 6 (50.00%) Web Development
5 6 (50.00%) OO
5 6 (50.00%) C#
5 6 (50.00%) HTML
5 6 (50.00%) PHP
5 6 (50.00%) MySQL
5 6 (50.00%) Hadoop
5 6 (50.00%) CouchDB
5 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (50.00%) Grails
5 6 (50.00%) Release Management
5 6 (50.00%) jQuery
5 6 (50.00%) Apache Cordova
5 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (50.00%) Apache Ivy
5 6 (50.00%) HTML5
5 6 (50.00%) Mockito
5 6 (50.00%) Cucumber

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 6 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (50.00%) Node.js
2 2 (16.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (50.00%) MySQL
1 6 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 6 (50.00%) CouchDB
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) JUnit
2 10 (83.33%) Jenkins
3 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (50.00%) Apache Ivy
3 6 (50.00%) Mockito
3 6 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 6 (50.00%) Gradle
3 6 (50.00%) Spock
4 2 (16.67%) JIRA
4 2 (16.67%) Selenium
5 1 (8.33%) TestLink
5 1 (8.33%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 6 (50.00%) Spring
1 6 (50.00%) HTML
1 6 (50.00%) Grails
1 6 (50.00%) jQuery
1 6 (50.00%) Apache Cordova
1 6 (50.00%) HTML5
1 6 (50.00%) Yii
1 6 (50.00%) REST
1 6 (50.00%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (8.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) CentOS
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) TDD
3 6 (50.00%) Web Development
3 6 (50.00%) OO
3 6 (50.00%) Release Management
3 6 (50.00%) Microservices
4 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) BDD
5 2 (16.67%) Bug Management
6 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Test Management
6 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (8.33%) Cyber Security
6 1 (8.33%) Product Management
6 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) PHP
3 4 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (16.67%) Perl
5 2 (16.67%) Korn
5 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Perforce