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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 626 565 520
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -45
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 278 357 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.33% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.49% 0.61% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 240 295 360
Average salary £50,750 £48,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.63% -3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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
56390 58446 63333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.35% 53.38% 54.84%
Number of salaries quoted 48386 49378 55869
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -39 266 £52,500 +5.00% 27
London -29 147 £60,000 +20.00% 23
South East +27 56 £42,500 -8.60% 1
City of London +44 44 £65,000 +36.84% 7
Hampshire -20 27 £42,500 -20.93% 1
East of England -5 22 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Warwickshire +1 16 £45,000 -7.69%
West Midlands -4 16 £45,000 -7.69%
Brighton +2 15 £36,000 +38.46%
East Sussex 0 15 £36,000 +38.46%
East Midlands +38 14 £32,484 -38.12%
Suffolk +14 12 £40,000 +31.14% 1
Ipswich - 12 £40,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire +18 10 £24,969 -28.66%
South West -8 10 £37,000 -35.65% 2
Warwick -12 9 £45,000 -10.00%
Petersfield -13 9 £42,500 -
Bristol 0 8 £34,750 -39.56% 2
Aldershot 0 6 - -
Scotland -8 6 £24,984 -37.53%
Oxfordshire - 6 £67,500 -
Berkshire -2 5 £52,500 +6.06%
South Wales -7 5 £36,000 -17.24% 2
Wales -15 5 £36,000 -13.77% 4
Cambridge -4 4 £50,000 +25.00%
Cambridgeshire -10 4 £50,000 +25.00%
Derbyshire - 4 £40,000 -
Derby - 4 £40,000 -
Edinburgh - 4 £24,969 -
Fareham - 4 £36,250 -

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 507 (87.11%) Java
2 301 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
3 273 (46.91%) Spring
4 217 (37.29%) JavaScript
5 208 (35.74%) Maven
6 193 (33.16%) TDD
7 188 (32.30%) Hibernate
8 182 (31.27%) SQL
9 179 (30.76%) Linux
10 161 (27.66%) HTML
11 158 (27.15%) Web Services
11 158 (27.15%) XML
12 156 (26.80%) Jenkins
13 147 (25.26%) Subversion
14 140 (24.05%) MVC
15 135 (23.20%) Continuous Integration
16 134 (23.02%) Ruby
17 132 (22.68%) Git (software)
18 130 (22.34%) CSS
19 129 (22.16%) Degree
20 128 (21.99%) Grails
21 124 (21.31%) Python
22 119 (20.45%) Scala
23 114 (19.59%) MySQL
24 106 (18.21%) Oracle
25 104 (17.87%) Perl
26 102 (17.53%) JUnit
27 97 (16.67%) SOAP
28 95 (16.32%) J2EE
28 95 (16.32%) RESTful

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 79 (13.57%) Tomcat
2 78 (13.40%) Apache
3 47 (8.08%) Apache ServiceMix
4 34 (5.84%) Confluence
5 33 (5.67%) WebSphere
6 29 (4.98%) JBoss
7 27 (4.64%) WebLogic
8 26 (4.47%) WebSphere Application Server
8 26 (4.47%) GlassFish
8 26 (4.47%) Apache Solr
9 23 (3.95%) Node.js
10 21 (3.61%) Oracle Coherence
11 15 (2.58%) CMS
12 14 (2.41%) Apache Pig
13 13 (2.23%) Elasticsearch
14 12 (2.06%) SharePoint
15 10 (1.72%) Oracle Application Server
16 9 (1.55%) TWiki
16 9 (1.55%) MediaWiki
16 9 (1.55%) Escenic
Applications
1 27 (4.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.52%) Weka
3 2 (0.34%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (4.98%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (3.78%) SaaS
3 15 (2.58%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (2.06%) GitHub
5 7 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (1.20%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.69%) IaaS
6 4 (0.69%) PaaS
6 4 (0.69%) Heroku
7 2 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 40 (6.87%) HTTP
2 15 (2.58%) Internet
3 11 (1.89%) SAN
4 9 (1.55%) 4G
4 9 (1.55%) 3G
5 7 (1.20%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.20%) Network Security
6 5 (0.86%) LDAP
6 5 (0.86%) DNS
6 5 (0.86%) DSL
7 3 (0.52%) Firewall
7 3 (0.52%) IPv6
7 3 (0.52%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.34%) AMQP
8 2 (0.34%) 2G
8 2 (0.34%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (19.59%) MySQL
2 74 (12.71%) MongoDB
3 67 (11.51%) NoSQL
4 52 (8.93%) PostgreSQL
5 43 (7.39%) SQL Server
5 43 (7.39%) Hadoop
6 42 (7.22%) Relational Database
7 29 (4.98%) RDBMS
8 28 (4.81%) Big Data
9 23 (3.95%) Apache Cassandra
10 19 (3.26%) Apache Hive
11 17 (2.92%) CouchDB
12 14 (2.41%) Oracle Database
12 14 (2.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (0.86%) Neo4j
13 5 (0.86%) RavenDB
14 4 (0.69%) Couchbase
14 4 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.52%) Hazelcast
15 3 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 208 (35.74%) Maven
2 156 (26.80%) Jenkins
3 147 (25.26%) Subversion
4 132 (22.68%) Git (software)
5 102 (17.53%) JUnit
6 80 (13.75%) Cucumber
7 71 (12.20%) Selenium
8 68 (11.68%) JIRA
9 64 (11.00%) Gradle
10 63 (10.82%) Mockito
11 54 (9.28%) Ant
11 54 (9.28%) TestNG
12 47 (8.08%) DbUnit
13 34 (5.84%) Hudson
14 31 (5.33%) Eclipse
15 30 (5.15%) Spock
16 27 (4.64%) WebDriver
17 21 (3.61%) Mercurial
18 20 (3.44%) JMeter
18 20 (3.44%) SoapUI
General
1 90 (15.46%) Finance
2 31 (5.33%) Banking
3 30 (5.15%) Front Office
4 24 (4.12%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.58%) Retail
6 14 (2.41%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.55%) Marketing
7 9 (1.55%) Back Office
8 7 (1.20%) Advertising
9 6 (1.03%) Publishing
9 6 (1.03%) Electronics
10 5 (0.86%) Games
10 5 (0.86%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.34%) Legal
12 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 370 (63.57%) Developer
2 257 (44.16%) Java Developer
3 96 (16.49%) Senior Developer
4 67 (11.51%) Senior Java Developer
5 62 (10.65%) Software Developer
6 54 (9.28%) Analyst
7 50 (8.59%) Test Engineer
8 43 (7.39%) Software Engineer
9 34 (5.84%) Test Analyst
10 31 (5.33%) Web Developer
11 28 (4.81%) Java Software Developer
12 27 (4.64%) QA Engineer
13 25 (4.30%) C++ Developer
14 23 (3.95%) Java/J2EE Developer
15 20 (3.44%) QA Analyst
15 20 (3.44%) Development Manager
16 19 (3.26%) Senior Software Engineer
16 19 (3.26%) Team Leader
17 18 (3.09%) Senior Analyst
17 18 (3.09%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 273 (46.91%) Spring
2 188 (32.30%) Hibernate
3 161 (27.66%) HTML
4 158 (27.15%) Web Services
4 158 (27.15%) XML
5 130 (22.34%) CSS
6 128 (21.99%) Grails
7 97 (16.67%) SOAP
8 95 (16.32%) J2EE
8 95 (16.32%) RESTful
9 77 (13.23%) jQuery
9 77 (13.23%) REST
10 68 (11.68%) HTML5
11 67 (11.51%) JSON
12 59 (10.14%) Spring MVC
13 55 (9.45%) Java EE
13 55 (9.45%) Ajax
14 51 (8.76%) GWT
15 48 (8.25%) Apache Camel
16 47 (8.08%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 81 (13.92%) Open Source
2 42 (7.22%) Computer Science
3 22 (3.78%) Digital Media
3 22 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (2.92%) Fixed Income
5 16 (2.75%) Mobile App
6 13 (2.23%) BBC
7 10 (1.72%) DataPower
8 9 (1.55%) Derivative
9 8 (1.37%) User Experience
10 7 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.20%) Mathematics
10 7 (1.20%) N-Tier
10 7 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (1.03%) DTV
11 6 (1.03%) Social Media
12 5 (0.86%) Blog
12 5 (0.86%) Market Risk
13 3 (0.52%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.52%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 179 (30.76%) Linux
2 89 (15.29%) UNIX
3 52 (8.93%) Windows
4 37 (6.36%) Solaris
5 24 (4.12%) Android
6 17 (2.92%) Apple iOS
7 8 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.20%) Mac OS
9 5 (0.86%) CentOS
10 4 (0.69%) Debian
11 3 (0.52%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.52%) AIX
12 2 (0.34%) VMS
12 2 (0.34%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (33.16%) TDD
3 140 (24.05%) MVC
4 135 (23.20%) Continuous Integration
5 90 (15.46%) Scrum
6 88 (15.12%) Software Engineering
7 85 (14.60%) OO
8 75 (12.89%) DevOps
9 74 (12.71%) E-Commerce
10 67 (11.51%) BDD
11 66 (11.34%) Pair Programming
12 52 (8.93%) SOA
13 48 (8.25%) Release Management
14 45 (7.73%) Mentoring
15 43 (7.39%) Configuration Management
16 38 (6.53%) Continuous Improvement
17 32 (5.50%) Web Development
18 31 (5.33%) Web Application Development
19 30 (5.15%) Kanban
20 29 (4.98%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 507 (87.11%) Java
2 217 (37.29%) JavaScript
3 182 (31.27%) SQL
4 134 (23.02%) Ruby
5 124 (21.31%) Python
6 119 (20.45%) Scala
7 104 (17.87%) Perl
8 80 (13.75%) C#
9 66 (11.34%) C++
10 57 (9.79%) PHP
11 50 (8.59%) Bash Shell
12 29 (4.98%) C
13 24 (4.12%) XQuery
14 20 (3.44%) Korn
14 20 (3.44%) XPath
15 18 (3.09%) Objective-C
16 17 (2.92%) Clojure
17 12 (2.06%) T-SQL
18 7 (1.20%) Embedded C
18 7 (1.20%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 129 (22.16%) Degree
2 10 (1.72%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.20%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.34%) PhD
5 1 (0.17%) ISEB
5 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (10.31%) QA
2 7 (1.20%) JTAG
3 5 (0.86%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (2.58%) Oracle RAC
1 15 (2.58%) Docker
2 13 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.89%) NFS
4 2 (0.34%) Varnish
4 2 (0.34%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 46 (7.90%) Puppet
2 39 (6.70%) Opscode Chef
2 39 (6.70%) Ansible
3 24 (4.12%) Vagrant
4 9 (1.55%) Salt
5 5 (0.86%) Kibana
5 5 (0.86%) StatsD
5 5 (0.86%) Nagios
5 5 (0.86%) ZABBIX
5 5 (0.86%) logstash
6 3 (0.52%) Hyperic
7 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 106 (18.21%) Oracle
2 58 (9.97%) Google
3 31 (5.33%) Microsoft
4 30 (5.15%) Atomikos
5 20 (3.44%) Adobe
6 19 (3.26%) Sybase
7 13 (2.23%) IBM
7 13 (2.23%) VMware
8 12 (2.06%) DataSynapse
9 11 (1.89%) Twitter
10 9 (1.55%) SaltStack
10 9 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (1.20%) Red Hat
11 7 (1.20%) Murex
11 7 (1.20%) Calypso
12 5 (0.86%) SAP
12 5 (0.86%) GigaSpaces
12 5 (0.86%) Zend
12 5 (0.86%) New Relic
12 5 (0.86%) EPiServer
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Gold Group
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + pension, holiday, medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + package & benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
West London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
West London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health Insurance
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 days ago
West London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
North Wales
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £50k - 65k per year + Pensions - Medical - Bonus (10%)
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Premier Media
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 days ago