The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 561 591 569
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -22
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 370 306 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.28% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.61% 0.53% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 323 260 318
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £66,750
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
60613 57242 63379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.72% 52.61% 53.74%
Number of salaries quoted 51472 49132 55776
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,500 £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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +11 310 £50,000 - 31
London -46 185 £56,000 +6.66% 23
City of London +3 60 £57,500 +15.00% 11
Wales +22 49 £33,250 +2.30% 2
South Wales +18 46 £33,000 +1.53% 2
South East -18 46 £57,500 +36.09% 2
Surrey +4 20 £57,500 +15.00%
Cardiff -3 19 £47,750 +36.42% 2
North West +12 18 £45,000 -18.18% 2
East Midlands +8 18 £40,000 -5.32% 2
East of England +4 18 £43,250 -3.88% 1
West Midlands - 14 £57,500 - 1
Torfaen +7 13 £30,500 -1.61%
Cwmbran +7 13 £30,500 -1.61%
Newport +13 12 £32,250 -0.76%
Hampshire +8 12 £45,000 +1.12% 1
Lancashire - 11 - -
Nottinghamshire +13 9 £42,500 +10.38% 1
Nottingham +5 9 £42,500 +10.38% 1
West Yorkshire -22 9 £40,000 +23.07%
Yorkshire -29 9 £40,000 +23.07%
Coventry - 9 £57,500 -
Berkshire -3 8 £70,000 +115.38%
Scotland -19 8 £42,500 -
Derbyshire - 8 £40,000 - 1
Derby - 8 £40,000 - 1
Guildford - 8 £62,500 -
Hertfordshire -5 6 £44,000 -23.47%
Manchester - 6 £45,000 - 2
Bedfordshire -6 5 £42,500 -5.55%

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 696 (91.94%) Java
2 330 (43.59%) TDD
3 322 (42.54%) Spring
4 313 (41.35%) JavaScript
5 310 (40.95%) Agile Software Development
6 270 (35.67%) HTML
7 249 (32.89%) XML
8 246 (32.50%) Maven
9 243 (32.10%) Continuous Integration
10 241 (31.84%) Web Services
11 236 (31.18%) Hibernate
12 223 (29.46%) Jenkins
13 221 (29.19%) SQL
14 215 (28.40%) JUnit
15 208 (27.48%) Grails
16 197 (26.02%) Oracle
17 189 (24.97%) Subversion
18 186 (24.57%) SOA
19 183 (24.17%) Scrum
20 182 (24.04%) J2EE
21 180 (23.78%) Selenium
22 179 (23.65%) MVC
23 170 (22.46%) Scala
24 168 (22.19%) CSS
25 150 (19.82%) Linux
25 150 (19.82%) Finance
25 150 (19.82%) Ruby
26 146 (19.29%) BDD
27 140 (18.49%) MongoDB
28 137 (18.10%) SOAP

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 135 (17.83%) Apache
2 119 (15.72%) Tomcat
3 48 (6.34%) WebLogic
4 42 (5.55%) Confluence
5 31 (4.10%) Apache ServiceMix
6 30 (3.96%) WebSphere
7 29 (3.83%) Alfresco
7 29 (3.83%) Liferay
8 26 (3.43%) Node.js
9 22 (2.91%) Apache Solr
10 21 (2.77%) GlassFish
11 20 (2.64%) Oracle Coherence
12 18 (2.38%) FileNet
12 18 (2.38%) LiveCycle
13 14 (1.85%) Apache Pig
14 11 (1.45%) Escenic
14 11 (1.45%) SharePoint
14 11 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
15 9 (1.19%) CMS
15 9 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 39 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.32%) Mingle
3 2 (0.26%) DOC1
3 2 (0.26%) PrintSoft PReS
3 2 (0.26%) MS Office
4 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (0.66%) Magento
2 4 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.26%) Exstream
3 2 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 30 (3.96%) SaaS
2 28 (3.70%) GitHub
3 15 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (0.92%) PaaS
7 5 (0.66%) Google App Engine
7 5 (0.66%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.40%) Heroku
8 3 (0.40%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.26%) IaaS
9 2 (0.26%) Engine Yard
10 1 (0.13%) Route 53
10 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 31 (4.10%) HTTP
2 26 (3.43%) Internet
3 9 (1.19%) Network Security
4 8 (1.06%) SAN
5 7 (0.92%) LDAP
6 3 (0.40%) SSL
6 3 (0.40%) IPv6
6 3 (0.40%) AMQP
7 2 (0.26%) 4G
7 2 (0.26%) 3G
8 1 (0.13%) DSL
8 1 (0.13%) Firewall
8 1 (0.13%) 2G
8 1 (0.13%) RNC
8 1 (0.13%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.13%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.13%) Intranet
8 1 (0.13%) Broadband
8 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (18.49%) MongoDB
2 126 (16.64%) MySQL
3 97 (12.81%) NoSQL
4 95 (12.55%) SQL Server
5 93 (12.29%) Relational Database
6 59 (7.79%) RDBMS
7 57 (7.53%) PostgreSQL
8 56 (7.40%) Oracle Database
9 52 (6.87%) Apache Cassandra
10 49 (6.47%) Hadoop
11 42 (5.55%) Big Data
12 39 (5.15%) Oracle ODI
13 14 (1.85%) Apache Hive
14 11 (1.45%) Infinispan
15 10 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
15 10 (1.32%) Azure SQL Database
16 8 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
16 8 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 8 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
16 8 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 246 (32.50%) Maven
2 223 (29.46%) Jenkins
3 215 (28.40%) JUnit
4 189 (24.97%) Subversion
5 180 (23.78%) Selenium
6 128 (16.91%) Git (software)
7 126 (16.64%) JIRA
8 115 (15.19%) Eclipse
9 90 (11.89%) SoapUI
10 80 (10.57%) Hudson
11 79 (10.44%) Ant
12 75 (9.91%) Cucumber
13 71 (9.38%) WebDriver
14 53 (7.00%) Gradle
15 46 (6.08%) JBehave
16 44 (5.81%) TestNG
17 42 (5.55%) JMeter
18 40 (5.28%) Mockito
19 39 (5.15%) CruiseControl
20 38 (5.02%) Mercurial
General
1 150 (19.82%) Finance
2 56 (7.40%) Banking
3 35 (4.62%) Retail
4 29 (3.83%) Advertising
4 29 (3.83%) Telecoms
5 19 (2.51%) Investment Banking
6 9 (1.19%) Games
6 9 (1.19%) Front Office
7 8 (1.06%) Publishing
8 5 (0.66%) Electronics
8 5 (0.66%) Law
9 4 (0.53%) Legal
9 4 (0.53%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.53%) Multimedia
9 4 (0.53%) Marketing
10 2 (0.26%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.26%) Back Office
11 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.13%) Automotive
11 1 (0.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 458 (60.50%) Developer
2 295 (38.97%) Java Developer
3 119 (15.72%) Analyst
4 113 (14.93%) Senior Developer
5 82 (10.83%) Senior Java Developer
6 47 (6.21%) Software Engineer
7 46 (6.08%) Test Analyst
8 36 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
9 32 (4.23%) Support Analyst
9 32 (4.23%) Test Engineer
10 28 (3.70%) Developer Analyst
10 28 (3.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 27 (3.57%) C++ Developer
12 25 (3.30%) Web Developer
13 22 (2.91%) Programmer
13 22 (2.91%) Technical Leader
14 21 (2.77%) Technical Manager
15 20 (2.64%) Consultant
16 19 (2.51%) Applications Support
16 19 (2.51%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 322 (42.54%) Spring
2 270 (35.67%) HTML
3 249 (32.89%) XML
4 241 (31.84%) Web Services
5 236 (31.18%) Hibernate
6 208 (27.48%) Grails
7 182 (24.04%) J2EE
8 168 (22.19%) CSS
9 137 (18.10%) SOAP
10 114 (15.06%) REST
11 112 (14.80%) jQuery
12 108 (14.27%) JSON
12 108 (14.27%) RESTful
13 91 (12.02%) XSLT
14 90 (11.89%) Struts
15 72 (9.51%) Java EE
16 59 (7.79%) JSP
16 59 (7.79%) HTML5
17 56 (7.40%) Apache Camel
18 55 (7.27%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 125 (16.51%) Open Source
2 69 (9.11%) Mobile App
3 34 (4.49%) Digital Media
3 34 (4.49%) Computer Science
4 24 (3.17%) Blackberry
5 21 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
5 21 (2.77%) Mobile Banking
6 20 (2.64%) Mobile Payment
7 19 (2.51%) Social Media
7 19 (2.51%) AS400
7 19 (2.51%) iSeries
8 18 (2.38%) Web 2.0
9 13 (1.72%) DataPower
9 13 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 11 (1.45%) Market Risk
11 10 (1.32%) Fixed Income
12 9 (1.19%) BBC
12 9 (1.19%) Visualisation
13 7 (0.92%) Mathematics
13 7 (0.92%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 150 (19.82%) Linux
2 63 (8.32%) UNIX
3 58 (7.66%) Solaris
4 57 (7.53%) Windows
5 56 (7.40%) Android
6 49 (6.47%) Apple iOS
7 19 (2.51%) CentOS
8 18 (2.38%) Mac OS
9 9 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.40%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.40%) zOS
11 2 (0.26%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.13%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (43.59%) TDD
2 310 (40.95%) Agile Software Development
3 243 (32.10%) Continuous Integration
4 186 (24.57%) SOA
5 183 (24.17%) Scrum
6 179 (23.65%) MVC
7 146 (19.29%) BDD
8 125 (16.51%) Software Engineering
9 107 (14.13%) OO
10 106 (14.00%) Test Automation
11 100 (13.21%) E-Commerce
12 96 (12.68%) Pair Programming
13 83 (10.96%) Release Management
13 83 (10.96%) DevOps
14 65 (8.59%) Automated Testing
15 60 (7.93%) Configuration Management
16 55 (7.27%) UML
17 52 (6.87%) Automation Testing
17 52 (6.87%) Unit Testing
18 51 (6.74%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 696 (91.94%) Java
2 313 (41.35%) JavaScript
3 221 (29.19%) SQL
4 170 (22.46%) Scala
5 150 (19.82%) Ruby
6 128 (16.91%) Python
7 87 (11.49%) C#
8 85 (11.23%) Perl
9 60 (7.93%) C++
10 56 (7.40%) PHP
11 54 (7.13%) Clojure
12 53 (7.00%) Bash Shell
13 39 (5.15%) C
14 36 (4.76%) T-SQL
15 26 (3.43%) Korn
16 24 (3.17%) XPath
17 22 (2.91%) Shell Script
18 19 (2.51%) RPG IV
19 17 (2.25%) RPG
20 13 (1.72%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 84 (11.10%) Degree
2 31 (4.10%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.25%) HNC
4 8 (1.06%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.53%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.53%) ISEB
6 3 (0.40%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.40%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.26%) OCPJP
8 1 (0.13%) OCMJD
8 1 (0.13%) MBCS
8 1 (0.13%) OCPJWCD
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.13%) PhD
8 1 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.13%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (8.19%) QA
2 8 (1.06%) JTAG
3 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (1.19%) Docker
3 8 (1.06%) NFS
4 3 (0.40%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.26%) vCloud
5 2 (0.26%) KVM
5 2 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 39 (5.15%) Puppet
2 32 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (1.59%) Ansible
4 9 (1.19%) Vagrant
5 8 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (0.92%) Nagios
6 7 (0.92%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.40%) MOM
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.26%) Cobbler
8 2 (0.26%) Hyperic
9 1 (0.13%) logstash
9 1 (0.13%) Salt
9 1 (0.13%) Kibana
9 1 (0.13%) Graylog2
Vendors
1 197 (26.02%) Oracle
2 72 (9.51%) JBoss
3 62 (8.19%) Google
4 40 (5.28%) Microsoft
5 39 (5.15%) Adobe
6 35 (4.62%) Twitter
7 29 (3.83%) GigaSpaces
8 23 (3.04%) IBM
9 19 (2.51%) AccuRev
10 17 (2.25%) Atomikos
11 12 (1.59%) Sybase
12 11 (1.45%) Red Hat
13 10 (1.32%) ATG
14 7 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (0.92%) Murex
14 7 (0.92%) Calypso
14 7 (0.92%) hybris
15 6 (0.79%) HP
15 6 (0.79%) Perforce
16 5 (0.66%) VMware
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 40k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 25 days hol, Some Home based work
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Private Health Ins.,
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Cloudreach
Salary: Competitive + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Cloudreach
Salary: Competitive + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Nottingham
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
thePlatform
Salary: From £52,000 to £56,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rentalcars.com
Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £52000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago