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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank 521 586 592
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +6
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 428 369 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.31% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.75% 0.59% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 366 333 244
Average salary £57,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
57027 62715 58228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.48% 52.16% 52.86%
Number of salaries quoted 48601 53554 50191
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +110 410 £60,000 +20.00% 56
London +117 320 £62,500 +13.63% 39
City of London +36 57 £65,000 +8.33% 10
Yorkshire +15 21 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Ealing - 19 £45,000 -
South West +6 18 £50,000 +25.00% 5
South East -13 16 £36,000 -37.39% 2
Brentford - 16 £72,500 - 1
West Yorkshire +6 15 £48,500 +21.25% 4
Bristol - 15 £50,000 - 4
West Midlands -6 12 £65,000 +13.04%
Wales -46 11 £37,000 +12.12% 2
Birmingham -8 10 £65,000 +44.44%
South Wales -38 10 £38,500 +16.66% 2
North West +7 7 £45,000 -21.73% 2
Tyne and Wear - 7 £40,000 - 2
North East - 7 £40,000 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £40,000 - 2
Oxfordshire +13 6 £35,000 -44.00%
East Sussex +21 5 £36,000 -15.29%
Brighton +20 5 £36,000 -15.29%
Leeds +9 5 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Scotland +15 4 £53,750 +26.47%
Torfaen -25 4 £31,500 +3.27%
Cwmbran -25 4 £31,500 +3.27%
Bradford -26 4 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Sheffield - 4 £31,000 -
Cheshire - 4 £48,750 - 1
South Yorkshire - 4 £31,000 -
Westminster +13 3 - -

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 660 (89.07%) Java
2 539 (72.74%) Agile Software Development
3 387 (52.23%) Spring
4 370 (49.93%) TDD
5 278 (37.52%) JavaScript
6 233 (31.44%) Hibernate
7 229 (30.90%) Grails
8 223 (30.09%) Git (software)
9 221 (29.82%) Linux
10 216 (29.15%) SQL
11 212 (28.61%) HTML
12 204 (27.53%) BDD
13 202 (27.26%) Scrum
14 196 (26.45%) Python
15 192 (25.91%) Scala
16 191 (25.78%) Ruby
17 188 (25.37%) Continuous Integration
18 168 (22.67%) JUnit
19 166 (22.40%) XML
19 166 (22.40%) Open Source
20 159 (21.46%) CSS
21 158 (21.32%) Jenkins
22 157 (21.19%) Cucumber
23 148 (19.97%) Web Services
23 148 (19.97%) Maven
24 145 (19.57%) Selenium
25 141 (19.03%) MySQL
26 139 (18.76%) OO
27 135 (18.22%) MongoDB
28 133 (17.95%) REST

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 64 (8.64%) Apache
2 60 (8.10%) Tomcat
3 42 (5.67%) Cloud Foundry
4 38 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
5 34 (4.59%) Apache Solr
6 30 (4.05%) JBoss
7 29 (3.91%) Node.js
8 25 (3.37%) Apache Spark
9 20 (2.70%) WebLogic
10 19 (2.56%) Confluence
11 18 (2.43%) GlassFish
11 18 (2.43%) Jetty
12 17 (2.29%) Apache Pig
13 15 (2.02%) WebSphere
13 15 (2.02%) nginx
14 14 (1.89%) CMS
15 12 (1.62%) IIS
15 12 (1.62%) Mule
16 11 (1.48%) Apache ServiceMix
17 10 (1.35%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (1.35%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.21%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.40%) MS Office
3 3 (0.40%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.40%) Exstream
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 102 (13.77%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (3.10%) SaaS
4 22 (2.97%) Amazon EC2
4 22 (2.97%) IaaS
5 16 (2.16%) GitHub
6 15 (2.02%) Amazon S3
7 14 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (1.48%) Amazon ELB
9 10 (1.35%) OpenShift
9 10 (1.35%) AWS OpsWorks
10 7 (0.94%) Route 53
11 6 (0.81%) Boomi
11 6 (0.81%) iPaaS
12 5 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.13%) PaaS
14 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 52 (7.02%) HTTP
2 39 (5.26%) Internet
3 18 (2.43%) Network Security
4 16 (2.16%) AMQP
5 10 (1.35%) TCP/IP
6 9 (1.21%) DNS
7 8 (1.08%) LDAP
7 8 (1.08%) Firewall
8 7 (0.94%) Multicast
8 7 (0.94%) InfiniBand
9 4 (0.54%) VLAN
9 4 (0.54%) DSL
10 3 (0.40%) Broadband
11 2 (0.27%) SMTP
11 2 (0.27%) FTP
11 2 (0.27%) SSL
12 1 (0.13%) IPv6
12 1 (0.13%) OpenLDAP
12 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (19.03%) MySQL
2 135 (18.22%) MongoDB
3 123 (16.60%) NoSQL
4 101 (13.63%) Relational Database
5 87 (11.74%) Apache Cassandra
6 74 (9.99%) SQL Server
7 66 (8.91%) Redis
8 53 (7.15%) RDBMS
9 49 (6.61%) Hadoop
10 33 (4.45%) PostgreSQL
11 29 (3.91%) Riak
12 26 (3.51%) Big Data
13 24 (3.24%) MarkLogic
14 20 (2.70%) Oracle Database
15 18 (2.43%) Apache Hive
16 10 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
16 10 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
17 7 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
17 7 (0.94%) Oracle ODI
18 5 (0.67%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 223 (30.09%) Git (software)
2 168 (22.67%) JUnit
3 158 (21.32%) Jenkins
4 157 (21.19%) Cucumber
5 148 (19.97%) Maven
6 145 (19.57%) Selenium
7 108 (14.57%) Subversion
8 103 (13.90%) JIRA
9 85 (11.47%) WebDriver
10 63 (8.50%) Mockito
11 57 (7.69%) SoapUI
12 56 (7.56%) Spock
13 54 (7.29%) TestNG
14 45 (6.07%) Hudson
15 43 (5.80%) Gradle
15 43 (5.80%) Ant
16 41 (5.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 37 (4.99%) JMeter
18 32 (4.32%) JBehave
19 28 (3.78%) jMock
General
1 131 (17.68%) Finance
2 27 (3.64%) Marketing
3 23 (3.10%) Games
3 23 (3.10%) Banking
4 22 (2.97%) Retail
4 22 (2.97%) Publishing
5 16 (2.16%) Advertising
6 11 (1.48%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.48%) Law
7 9 (1.21%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.54%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.54%) Electronics
9 3 (0.40%) Back Office
9 3 (0.40%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.27%) Front Office
11 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.13%) Legal
11 1 (0.13%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 501 (67.61%) Developer
2 352 (47.50%) Java Developer
3 161 (21.73%) Senior Developer
4 131 (17.68%) Senior Java Developer
5 89 (12.01%) Software Developer
6 46 (6.21%) Software Engineer
7 30 (4.05%) Analyst
7 30 (4.05%) Java Software Developer
8 26 (3.51%) Applications Support
9 25 (3.37%) Tester
10 23 (3.10%) Agile Java Developer
11 22 (2.97%) Lead Developer
11 22 (2.97%) Senior Software Developer
11 22 (2.97%) Full Stack Developer
12 20 (2.70%) Test Specialist
12 20 (2.70%) Test Engineer
12 20 (2.70%) Automation Specialist
12 20 (2.70%) Test Automation Specialist
13 18 (2.43%) AWS Developer
14 17 (2.29%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 387 (52.23%) Spring
2 233 (31.44%) Hibernate
3 229 (30.90%) Grails
4 212 (28.61%) HTML
5 166 (22.40%) XML
6 159 (21.46%) CSS
7 148 (19.97%) Web Services
8 133 (17.95%) REST
9 93 (12.55%) J2EE
10 85 (11.47%) RESTful
11 81 (10.93%) jQuery
12 79 (10.66%) JSON
13 77 (10.39%) AngularJS
14 71 (9.58%) Java EE
15 70 (9.45%) HTML5
16 62 (8.37%) SOAP
17 55 (7.42%) .NET
18 53 (7.15%) Apache Camel
19 49 (6.61%) RabbitMQ
19 49 (6.61%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 44 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (3.91%) Digital Media
3 25 (3.37%) Data Structures
3 25 (3.37%) Mobile App
4 22 (2.97%) Algorithms
5 20 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 18 (2.43%) Client/Server
6 18 (2.43%) User Experience
7 16 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (1.75%) Semantic Web
9 10 (1.35%) Blog
10 9 (1.21%) Derivative
10 9 (1.21%) Data Centre
11 8 (1.08%) Private Cloud
11 8 (1.08%) PMI
11 8 (1.08%) W3C
12 7 (0.94%) Public Cloud
13 6 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 6 (0.81%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.81%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 221 (29.82%) Linux
2 96 (12.96%) UNIX
3 52 (7.02%) Windows
4 29 (3.91%) Ubuntu
5 20 (2.70%) Android
6 19 (2.56%) Apple iOS
7 17 (2.29%) CentOS
8 5 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.54%) VMS
9 4 (0.54%) Fedora
10 3 (0.40%) Solaris
11 1 (0.13%) Debian
11 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 539 (72.74%) Agile Software Development
2 370 (49.93%) TDD
3 204 (27.53%) BDD
4 202 (27.26%) Scrum
5 188 (25.37%) Continuous Integration
6 166 (22.40%) Open Source
7 139 (18.76%) OO
8 128 (17.27%) MVC
9 97 (13.09%) E-Commerce
10 94 (12.69%) DevOps
11 84 (11.34%) Software Engineering
12 83 (11.20%) Test Automation
13 68 (9.18%) Continuous Improvement
14 67 (9.04%) SOA
15 65 (8.77%) SDLC
16 62 (8.37%) Pair Programming
17 57 (7.69%) Mentoring
18 52 (7.02%) Kanban
19 49 (6.61%) Continuous Delivery
20 47 (6.34%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 660 (89.07%) Java
2 278 (37.52%) JavaScript
3 216 (29.15%) SQL
4 196 (26.45%) Python
5 192 (25.91%) Scala
6 191 (25.78%) Ruby
7 106 (14.30%) Perl
8 80 (10.80%) C#
9 67 (9.04%) Bash Shell
10 64 (8.64%) Clojure
11 58 (7.83%) C++
12 42 (5.67%) XQuery
13 36 (4.86%) C
14 35 (4.72%) PHP
15 29 (3.91%) Go
16 25 (3.37%) Erlang
17 23 (3.10%) PL/SQL
18 21 (2.83%) Bourne shell
19 18 (2.43%) Shell Script
20 12 (1.62%) XPath
Qualifications
1 87 (11.74%) Degree
2 18 (2.43%) ISEB
3 8 (1.08%) PMI Certification
4 7 (0.94%) Security Cleared
4 7 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (0.54%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.40%) MCP
6 3 (0.40%) PhD
6 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.40%) MCPD
7 2 (0.27%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.27%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.13%) OCP
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (9.58%) QA
2 1 (0.13%) JTAG
System Software
1 57 (7.69%) Docker
2 32 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.48%) vSphere
4 9 (1.21%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.67%) Snort
6 4 (0.54%) Varnish
6 4 (0.54%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.27%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 100 (13.50%) Puppet
2 77 (10.39%) Opscode Chef
3 51 (6.88%) Ansible
4 33 (4.45%) Nagios
5 29 (3.91%) Vagrant
6 24 (3.24%) ZABBIX
7 11 (1.48%) HP Quality Center
8 10 (1.35%) Mesos
9 6 (0.81%) logstash
10 5 (0.67%) OpenView
10 5 (0.67%) OSSEC
11 4 (0.54%) HAProxy
11 4 (0.54%) Kibana
12 3 (0.40%) CA LISA
13 1 (0.13%) Graylog
13 1 (0.13%) Salt
Vendors
1 131 (17.68%) Oracle
2 41 (5.53%) Sybase
3 34 (4.59%) VMware
4 23 (3.10%) TIBCO
5 16 (2.16%) Twitter
6 14 (1.89%) HP
6 14 (1.89%) Microsoft
7 12 (1.62%) MuleSoft
8 11 (1.48%) Atomikos
8 11 (1.48%) IBM
8 11 (1.48%) Google
9 10 (1.35%) Red Hat
10 8 (1.08%) Akamai
10 8 (1.08%) Splunk
11 7 (0.94%) hybris
11 7 (0.94%) Atlassian
11 7 (0.94%) Cisco
12 6 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (0.81%) Dell
12 6 (0.81%) Informatica
West London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum with bonuses and benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35k - 46k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum bonus,shares etc
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Equity
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Excellent Incentives
Posted: Yesterday
London
Anson McCade Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eames Consulting - Change Management Insurance (Contract)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
e-resourcing Limited
Salary: Bonus and benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Aglow Talent Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum +12.5% bonus + 10% pension + benefit
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension, bonus, holidays
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - 65,000 + numerous benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £650 - £100000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago