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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank 488 587 595
Rank change year-on-year
+99 +8
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 470 365 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.31% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.84% 0.61% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 413 319 260
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.11% +6.25%

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
56197 60288 57126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.32% 51.53% 52.54%
Number of salaries quoted 47850 51125 49034
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 31 July 2015 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 31 July 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
England +114 450 £62,500 +25.00% 68
London +138 331 £65,000 +16.07% 42
City of London +47 80 £65,000 +23.80% 10
Yorkshire +26 31 £45,000 +12.50% 9
South West +15 28 £50,000 +25.00% 6
West Yorkshire +24 23 £49,000 +22.50% 4
Bristol - 22 £50,000 - 4
West Midlands -6 17 £65,000 +13.04% 1
North East - 17 £40,000 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 17 £40,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 17 £40,000 - 1
Birmingham +6 15 £65,000 +44.44%
South East -30 15 £40,000 -28.88% 3
Brentford - 13 £72,500 - 1
Ealing - 13 £47,500 -
Wales -36 11 £31,500 -5.26% 1
Leeds +23 10 £50,000 +25.00% 2
South Wales -41 9 £31,500 -4.54% 1
Surrey +4 7 £40,000 -30.43% 1
Paddington - 6 £55,000 -
Torfaen -12 5 £31,500 +2.43%
Cwmbran -12 5 £31,500 +2.43%
Bradford -18 5 £45,000 +12.50% 1
North Yorkshire - 5 £35,000 - 5
York - 5 £35,000 - 4
Oxfordshire +14 4 £35,000 -30.00%
Scotland +9 4 £53,750 +26.47%
Newport -17 4 £40,500 +25.58%
North West -18 4 £43,750 -2.77% 5
Dorset - 4 - -

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 725 (90.40%) Java
2 571 (71.20%) Agile Software Development
3 401 (50.00%) Spring
4 386 (48.13%) TDD
5 307 (38.28%) JavaScript
6 259 (32.29%) Git (software)
7 245 (30.55%) Grails
8 243 (30.30%) Linux
9 241 (30.05%) HTML
10 233 (29.05%) Hibernate
11 229 (28.55%) SQL
12 224 (27.93%) Python
12 224 (27.93%) BDD
13 223 (27.81%) Continuous Integration
14 207 (25.81%) Scrum
15 206 (25.69%) Scala
16 188 (23.44%) Ruby
17 187 (23.32%) Jenkins
18 185 (23.07%) XML
19 184 (22.94%) JUnit
20 183 (22.82%) Cucumber
21 182 (22.69%) Open Source
22 172 (21.45%) CSS
23 168 (20.95%) Maven
24 161 (20.07%) OO
25 160 (19.95%) MySQL
26 154 (19.20%) Oracle
26 154 (19.20%) Web Services
26 154 (19.20%) MongoDB
26 154 (19.20%) REST

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 65 (8.10%) Tomcat
2 63 (7.86%) Apache
3 49 (6.11%) Cloud Foundry
4 40 (4.99%) Apache Solr
4 40 (4.99%) Elasticsearch
5 36 (4.49%) Node.js
6 32 (3.99%) JBoss
7 28 (3.49%) Apache Spark
8 26 (3.24%) Confluence
9 23 (2.87%) GlassFish
10 22 (2.74%) Jetty
10 22 (2.74%) nginx
11 18 (2.24%) WebLogic
12 17 (2.12%) Mule
12 17 (2.12%) Apache Pig
13 14 (1.75%) CMS
14 13 (1.62%) WebSphere
15 12 (1.50%) Mule ESB
16 11 (1.37%) IIS
16 11 (1.37%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (1.37%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.25%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.37%) MS Office
3 3 (0.37%) PrintSoft PReS
4 2 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.37%) Exstream
1 3 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 116 (14.46%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (6.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (4.36%) SaaS
3 35 (4.36%) IaaS
4 18 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (1.62%) GitHub
6 13 (1.62%) Amazon ELB
6 13 (1.62%) OpenShift
7 8 (1.00%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.87%) PaaS
9 6 (0.75%) Route 53
9 6 (0.75%) Boomi
9 6 (0.75%) iPaaS
10 5 (0.62%) AWS OpsWorks
11 3 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 45 (5.61%) HTTP
2 35 (4.36%) Internet
3 19 (2.37%) AMQP
4 18 (2.24%) Network Security
5 10 (1.25%) TCP/IP
6 8 (1.00%) DNS
6 8 (1.00%) LDAP
6 8 (1.00%) Firewall
7 7 (0.87%) Multicast
7 7 (0.87%) InfiniBand
8 4 (0.50%) VLAN
9 3 (0.37%) DSL
9 3 (0.37%) Broadband
9 3 (0.37%) SSL
10 2 (0.25%) SMTP
10 2 (0.25%) FTP
10 2 (0.25%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.25%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (19.95%) MySQL
2 154 (19.20%) MongoDB
3 127 (15.84%) NoSQL
4 109 (13.59%) Relational Database
5 99 (12.34%) Apache Cassandra
6 79 (9.85%) SQL Server
7 69 (8.60%) Redis
8 57 (7.11%) RDBMS
9 54 (6.73%) Hadoop
10 33 (4.11%) Big Data
11 30 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
12 29 (3.62%) Riak
13 21 (2.62%) MarkLogic
14 19 (2.37%) Apache Hive
14 19 (2.37%) Oracle Database
15 10 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
16 9 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
17 8 (1.00%) QlikView
17 8 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
18 6 (0.75%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 259 (32.29%) Git (software)
2 187 (23.32%) Jenkins
3 184 (22.94%) JUnit
4 183 (22.82%) Cucumber
5 168 (20.95%) Maven
6 148 (18.45%) Selenium
7 116 (14.46%) Subversion
8 113 (14.09%) JIRA
9 88 (10.97%) WebDriver
10 79 (9.85%) Mockito
11 60 (7.48%) SoapUI
12 58 (7.23%) Spock
13 55 (6.86%) Hudson
14 53 (6.61%) Gradle
15 43 (5.36%) Ant
16 42 (5.24%) TestNG
17 38 (4.74%) jMock
17 38 (4.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 30 (3.74%) JBehave
19 28 (3.49%) JMeter
General
1 149 (18.58%) Finance
2 28 (3.49%) Retail
3 27 (3.37%) Games
4 26 (3.24%) Banking
4 26 (3.24%) Marketing
5 20 (2.49%) Publishing
6 16 (2.00%) Investment Banking
7 15 (1.87%) Advertising
8 11 (1.37%) Law
9 8 (1.00%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.37%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.37%) Back Office
10 3 (0.37%) Electronics
11 2 (0.25%) Front Office
12 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.12%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 537 (66.96%) Developer
2 382 (47.63%) Java Developer
3 173 (21.57%) Senior Developer
4 139 (17.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 84 (10.47%) Software Developer
6 49 (6.11%) Software Engineer
7 35 (4.36%) Analyst
8 28 (3.49%) Test Engineer
9 27 (3.37%) Lead Developer
9 27 (3.37%) Java Software Developer
10 26 (3.24%) Agile Java Developer
11 25 (3.12%) Tester
12 24 (2.99%) AWS Developer
13 23 (2.87%) Architect
13 23 (2.87%) Applications Support
14 22 (2.74%) Senior Software Developer
15 20 (2.49%) Test Specialist
15 20 (2.49%) Test Automation Specialist
15 20 (2.49%) Automation Specialist
16 18 (2.24%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 401 (50.00%) Spring
2 245 (30.55%) Grails
3 241 (30.05%) HTML
4 233 (29.05%) Hibernate
5 185 (23.07%) XML
6 172 (21.45%) CSS
7 154 (19.20%) Web Services
7 154 (19.20%) REST
8 102 (12.72%) J2EE
9 100 (12.47%) RESTful
10 88 (10.97%) JSON
11 86 (10.72%) HTML5
11 86 (10.72%) AngularJS
12 84 (10.47%) jQuery
13 73 (9.10%) Java EE
14 69 (8.60%) SOAP
15 63 (7.86%) Spring MVC
16 62 (7.73%) .NET
17 57 (7.11%) Apache Camel
18 54 (6.73%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 61 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (3.99%) Mobile App
3 29 (3.62%) Data Structures
4 28 (3.49%) Digital Media
5 24 (2.99%) Algorithms
6 23 (2.87%) Computer Science
7 21 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
7 21 (2.62%) Client/Server
8 20 (2.49%) User Experience
9 15 (1.87%) Semantic Web
10 13 (1.62%) Blog
10 13 (1.62%) Derivative
11 9 (1.12%) Equity Derivative
11 9 (1.12%) PMI
11 9 (1.12%) W3C
11 9 (1.12%) Data Centre
12 8 (1.00%) Private Cloud
12 8 (1.00%) Equities
12 8 (1.00%) Visualisation
13 7 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 243 (30.30%) Linux
2 109 (13.59%) UNIX
3 46 (5.74%) Windows
4 44 (5.49%) Ubuntu
5 18 (2.24%) CentOS
6 16 (2.00%) Android
6 16 (2.00%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.62%) Fedora
9 4 (0.50%) VMS
10 2 (0.25%) Debian
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 571 (71.20%) Agile Software Development
2 386 (48.13%) TDD
3 224 (27.93%) BDD
4 223 (27.81%) Continuous Integration
5 207 (25.81%) Scrum
6 182 (22.69%) Open Source
7 161 (20.07%) OO
8 142 (17.71%) MVC
9 116 (14.46%) DevOps
10 105 (13.09%) E-Commerce
11 96 (11.97%) Test Automation
12 87 (10.85%) Software Engineering
13 80 (9.98%) SDLC
14 71 (8.85%) Mentoring
15 69 (8.60%) SOA
16 62 (7.73%) Pair Programming
17 61 (7.61%) Continuous Improvement
18 60 (7.48%) Kanban
19 55 (6.86%) Continuous Delivery
20 47 (5.86%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 725 (90.40%) Java
2 307 (38.28%) JavaScript
3 229 (28.55%) SQL
4 224 (27.93%) Python
5 206 (25.69%) Scala
6 188 (23.44%) Ruby
7 108 (13.47%) Perl
8 98 (12.22%) C#
9 80 (9.98%) Bash Shell
10 75 (9.35%) Clojure
11 73 (9.10%) C++
12 46 (5.74%) XQuery
13 44 (5.49%) C
14 35 (4.36%) PHP
15 33 (4.11%) Bourne shell
15 33 (4.11%) Go
16 32 (3.99%) PL/SQL
17 28 (3.49%) Erlang
18 18 (2.24%) Shell Script
19 14 (1.75%) XPath
Qualifications
1 91 (11.35%) Degree
2 18 (2.24%) ISEB
3 9 (1.12%) PMI Certification
4 6 (0.75%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.62%) Sun Certification
5 5 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.50%) MCP
6 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.50%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.50%) MCPD
7 2 (0.25%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.25%) OCP
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.25%) PhD
8 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (9.73%) QA
System Software
1 63 (7.86%) Docker
2 46 (5.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.37%) vSphere
4 9 (1.12%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.87%) Varnish
5 7 (0.87%) VirtualBox
6 6 (0.75%) Snort
7 2 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 117 (14.59%) Puppet
2 74 (9.23%) Opscode Chef
3 65 (8.10%) Ansible
4 44 (5.49%) Vagrant
4 44 (5.49%) Nagios
5 33 (4.11%) ZABBIX
6 13 (1.62%) Mesos
7 8 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (0.87%) HAProxy
9 6 (0.75%) OSSEC
10 5 (0.62%) OpenView
10 5 (0.62%) logstash
11 1 (0.12%) Salt
11 1 (0.12%) Kibana
Vendors
1 154 (19.20%) Oracle
2 48 (5.99%) VMware
3 37 (4.61%) Sybase
4 23 (2.87%) Twitter
5 17 (2.12%) TIBCO
6 16 (2.00%) Microsoft
6 16 (2.00%) MuleSoft
7 14 (1.75%) HP
8 11 (1.37%) Red Hat
9 10 (1.25%) IBM
10 9 (1.12%) Splunk
11 8 (1.00%) Atlassian
12 7 (0.87%) Cisco
12 7 (0.87%) Akamai
13 6 (0.75%) Isilon
13 6 (0.75%) Atomikos
13 6 (0.75%) AppDynamics
13 6 (0.75%) Dell
13 6 (0.75%) Informatica
13 6 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £90000. per annum + Bonus and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Screwfix
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Generous benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £450000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus(15%) + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus(15%) + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus and Shares and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday