The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 635 589 501
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -88
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 287 305 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.29% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.50% 0.54% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 237 266 427
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -10.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £38,750 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
57652 56716 62660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.61% 53.02% 53.55%
Number of salaries quoted 48360 48904 54833
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Groovy
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Groovy within the UK.

Groovy Salary Trend in the UK

Groovy
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Groovy over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 within the UK.

Groovy Salary Histogram in the UK

Groovy
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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
England -47 267 £50,000 - 37
London -46 160 £51,000 +2.00% 27
South East +2 49 £57,500 +9.52% 5
City of London +36 46 £50,000 - 12
Surrey +9 17 £57,500 -17.85%
East Midlands +5 17 £42,500 -29.16% 1
Hampshire -23 17 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Wales +9 16 £36,000 +2.85% 2
North West +4 16 £45,000 - 2
East of England -9 16 £45,000 - 2
South Wales +21 15 £36,000 +2.85% 2
Nottinghamshire - 12 £42,500 - 1
Nottingham - 12 £42,500 - 1
Cardiff +1 10 £37,500 +3.44% 1
Brighton - 10 £36,000 - 1
East Sussex - 10 £36,000 - 1
Lancashire - 9 - -
Aldershot +1 8 £75,000 - 1
West Midlands -15 8 £48,750 -2.50%
Suffolk - 8 £45,000 -
Ipswich - 8 £45,000 -
Petersfield -6 7 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Manchester - 7 £45,000 -
Coventry - 6 £45,000 -
Cambridge -1 4 £36,500 -18.88% 1
Cambridgeshire -2 4 £36,500 -18.88% 1
Berkshire -3 4 £72,500 +31.81%
Scotland -29 4 £35,000 -16.66%
Derbyshire - 4 £40,000 -
Derby - 4 £40,000 -

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 591 (89.82%) Java
2 390 (59.27%) Agile Software Development
3 280 (42.55%) Spring
4 259 (39.36%) JavaScript
5 246 (37.39%) TDD
6 239 (36.32%) Maven
7 234 (35.56%) Hibernate
8 209 (31.76%) XML
9 207 (31.46%) Jenkins
10 202 (30.70%) SQL
11 199 (30.24%) HTML
12 185 (28.12%) Web Services
13 177 (26.90%) Continuous Integration
14 171 (25.99%) JUnit
15 169 (25.68%) Oracle
16 167 (25.38%) Subversion
17 166 (25.23%) Grails
18 162 (24.62%) Linux
19 159 (24.16%) Ruby
20 152 (23.10%) MVC
21 138 (20.97%) Finance
22 136 (20.67%) Python
23 134 (20.36%) CSS
23 134 (20.36%) J2EE
24 129 (19.60%) Git (software)
25 123 (18.69%) Scala
26 122 (18.54%) MySQL
27 117 (17.78%) Scrum
28 114 (17.33%) Selenium
29 113 (17.17%) SOA

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 107 (16.26%) Apache
2 84 (12.77%) Tomcat
3 47 (7.14%) Apache ServiceMix
4 41 (6.23%) WebLogic
5 38 (5.78%) WebSphere
6 34 (5.17%) Node.js
7 29 (4.41%) GlassFish
8 28 (4.26%) Confluence
9 23 (3.50%) Oracle Coherence
10 22 (3.34%) WebSphere Application Server
11 19 (2.89%) Apache Solr
12 16 (2.43%) SharePoint
13 15 (2.28%) FileNet
13 15 (2.28%) Alfresco
13 15 (2.28%) Liferay
13 15 (2.28%) LiveCycle
14 12 (1.82%) Escenic
14 12 (1.82%) CMS
15 9 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
16 7 (1.06%) WordPress
Applications
1 42 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.22%) Mingle
3 3 (0.46%) Weka
4 2 (0.30%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.15%) DOC1
5 1 (0.15%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.15%) Exstream
3 1 (0.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.65%) Amazon AWS
1 24 (3.65%) SaaS
2 17 (2.58%) GitHub
3 11 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.22%) PaaS
5 5 (0.76%) Google App Engine
5 5 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.61%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.46%) Heroku
7 3 (0.46%) IaaS
8 2 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.15%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 44 (6.69%) HTTP
2 18 (2.74%) Internet
3 11 (1.67%) SAN
4 10 (1.52%) Network Security
5 8 (1.22%) 3G
5 8 (1.22%) 4G
6 5 (0.76%) LDAP
7 4 (0.61%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.46%) IPv6
9 2 (0.30%) 2G
9 2 (0.30%) RNC
9 2 (0.30%) DSL
9 2 (0.30%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.30%) DNS
10 1 (0.15%) SSL
10 1 (0.15%) Firewall
10 1 (0.15%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (18.54%) MySQL
2 107 (16.26%) MongoDB
3 81 (12.31%) Relational Database
4 76 (11.55%) NoSQL
5 75 (11.40%) SQL Server
6 59 (8.97%) RDBMS
6 59 (8.97%) PostgreSQL
7 43 (6.53%) Oracle Database
8 40 (6.08%) Apache Cassandra
8 40 (6.08%) Hadoop
9 24 (3.65%) Big Data
10 21 (3.19%) Oracle ODI
11 12 (1.82%) CouchDB
12 10 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
14 8 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
15 7 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
15 7 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 7 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
15 7 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 239 (36.32%) Maven
2 207 (31.46%) Jenkins
3 171 (25.99%) JUnit
4 167 (25.38%) Subversion
5 129 (19.60%) Git (software)
6 114 (17.33%) Selenium
7 87 (13.22%) Cucumber
8 78 (11.85%) JIRA
9 67 (10.18%) Eclipse
10 63 (9.57%) Mockito
11 62 (9.42%) Ant
12 57 (8.66%) TestNG
13 56 (8.51%) SoapUI
14 54 (8.21%) WebDriver
15 49 (7.45%) Gradle
16 47 (7.14%) Hudson
16 47 (7.14%) DbUnit
17 28 (4.26%) CruiseControl
18 25 (3.80%) JMeter
19 21 (3.19%) Mercurial
General
1 138 (20.97%) Finance
2 46 (6.99%) Banking
3 31 (4.71%) Telecoms
4 26 (3.95%) Investment Banking
5 25 (3.80%) Retail
6 19 (2.89%) Advertising
7 13 (1.98%) Front Office
8 10 (1.52%) Games
9 7 (1.06%) Marketing
9 7 (1.06%) Back Office
10 6 (0.91%) Electronics
10 6 (0.91%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.61%) Publishing
11 4 (0.61%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.30%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 402 (61.09%) Developer
2 264 (40.12%) Java Developer
3 106 (16.11%) Analyst
4 92 (13.98%) Senior Developer
5 68 (10.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 50 (7.60%) Software Engineer
7 45 (6.84%) Test Analyst
8 40 (6.08%) C++ Developer
9 39 (5.93%) Test Engineer
10 30 (4.56%) Developer Analyst
11 29 (4.41%) Senior Analyst
12 28 (4.26%) Web Developer
13 25 (3.80%) Technical Leader
14 21 (3.19%) Delivery Manager
14 21 (3.19%) Technical Manager
15 19 (2.89%) Software Developer
15 19 (2.89%) Support Analyst
16 18 (2.74%) Team Leader
17 17 (2.58%) Programmer
17 17 (2.58%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (42.55%) Spring
2 234 (35.56%) Hibernate
3 209 (31.76%) XML
4 199 (30.24%) HTML
5 185 (28.12%) Web Services
6 166 (25.23%) Grails
7 134 (20.36%) J2EE
7 134 (20.36%) CSS
8 97 (14.74%) SOAP
9 84 (12.77%) jQuery
9 84 (12.77%) JSON
10 80 (12.16%) RESTful
11 79 (12.01%) REST
12 61 (9.27%) Java EE
13 55 (8.36%) GWT
14 52 (7.90%) XSLT
15 50 (7.60%) HTML5
16 48 (7.29%) JMS
16 48 (7.29%) Struts
17 45 (6.84%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 93 (14.13%) Open Source
2 41 (6.23%) Mobile App
3 39 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (5.93%) Computer Science
4 38 (5.78%) Digital Media
5 17 (2.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 16 (2.43%) BBC
7 14 (2.13%) Web 2.0
7 14 (2.13%) Market Risk
7 14 (2.13%) User Experience
8 13 (1.98%) Fixed Income
9 12 (1.82%) Mobile Banking
10 11 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.52%) Mobile Payment
12 8 (1.22%) AS400
12 8 (1.22%) iSeries
13 7 (1.06%) Social Media
13 7 (1.06%) IPTV
13 7 (1.06%) Blackberry
14 6 (0.91%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 162 (24.62%) Linux
2 59 (8.97%) UNIX
3 52 (7.90%) Solaris
4 43 (6.53%) Windows
5 36 (5.47%) Android
6 31 (4.71%) Apple iOS
7 15 (2.28%) Mac OS
8 9 (1.37%) CentOS
9 7 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.46%) AIX
10 3 (0.46%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.46%) zOS
11 2 (0.30%) Fedora
12 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 390 (59.27%) Agile Software Development
2 246 (37.39%) TDD
3 177 (26.90%) Continuous Integration
4 152 (23.10%) MVC
5 117 (17.78%) Scrum
6 113 (17.17%) SOA
7 109 (16.57%) OO
8 103 (15.65%) Software Engineering
9 97 (14.74%) BDD
10 91 (13.83%) E-Commerce
11 81 (12.31%) Release Management
12 80 (12.16%) DevOps
13 76 (11.55%) Pair Programming
14 68 (10.33%) Test Automation
15 58 (8.81%) Configuration Management
16 57 (8.66%) Mentoring
17 45 (6.84%) Continuous Improvement
18 41 (6.23%) Unit Testing
19 37 (5.62%) Web Application Development
20 36 (5.47%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 591 (89.82%) Java
2 259 (39.36%) JavaScript
3 202 (30.70%) SQL
4 159 (24.16%) Ruby
5 136 (20.67%) Python
6 123 (18.69%) Scala
7 112 (17.02%) C#
8 110 (16.72%) Perl
9 69 (10.49%) PHP
9 69 (10.49%) C++
10 55 (8.36%) Bash Shell
11 34 (5.17%) Clojure
12 33 (5.02%) C
13 29 (4.41%) T-SQL
14 28 (4.26%) Korn
15 20 (3.04%) XPath
16 19 (2.89%) Objective-C
17 14 (2.13%) XQuery
18 9 (1.37%) Embedded C
18 9 (1.37%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 93 (14.13%) Degree
2 21 (3.19%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.37%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.22%) HNC
5 3 (0.46%) Sun Certification
5 3 (0.46%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.30%) OCPJP
6 2 (0.30%) ISEB
6 2 (0.30%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.15%) CITP
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.15%) PhD
7 1 (0.15%) OCMJD
7 1 (0.15%) MBCS
7 1 (0.15%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (10.64%) QA
2 9 (1.37%) JTAG
3 3 (0.46%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (3.04%) Oracle RAC
2 12 (1.82%) Docker
3 11 (1.67%) NFS
4 4 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.30%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.15%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 33 (5.02%) Puppet
2 26 (3.95%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (2.43%) Ansible
4 14 (2.13%) Vagrant
5 6 (0.91%) ZABBIX
6 5 (0.76%) Nagios
7 3 (0.46%) MOM
8 2 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.30%) Hyperic
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.15%) logstash
9 1 (0.15%) Kibana
9 1 (0.15%) Graylog2
Vendors
1 169 (25.68%) Oracle
2 64 (9.73%) Google
3 48 (7.29%) JBoss
3 48 (7.29%) Microsoft
4 38 (5.78%) Adobe
5 27 (4.10%) Twitter
6 24 (3.65%) Atomikos
7 18 (2.74%) IBM
8 15 (2.28%) Sybase
8 15 (2.28%) GigaSpaces
9 10 (1.52%) AccuRev
10 8 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (1.06%) Murex
11 7 (1.06%) Calypso
12 6 (0.91%) SAP
12 6 (0.91%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.61%) DataSynapse
13 4 (0.61%) VMware
13 4 (0.61%) Zend
13 4 (0.61%) EPiServer
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