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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 658 581 514
Rank change year-on-year
-77 -67
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 246 319 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.29% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.43% 0.55% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 204 276 372
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-9.57% +8.04%

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
57413 58285 60715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.38% 53.59% 53.73%
Number of salaries quoted 48389 50300 53090
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -61 232 £50,000 - 39
London -63 126 £56,000 +12.00% 22
South East +9 57 £42,500 -19.04% 9
City of London +23 38 £57,500 +23.65% 6
Hampshire -8 26 £42,500 -12.82% 5
East Sussex - 16 £36,000 - 1
Brighton - 16 £36,000 - 1
East Midlands +13 15 £42,500 -29.16% 1
East of England -7 14 £50,000 +21.21% 2
South Wales +12 12 £36,750 -10.36% 2
Wales +3 12 £36,750 -11.97% 2
Nottinghamshire - 12 £42,500 - 1
Petersfield -8 11 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Nottingham - 11 £42,500 -
Surrey +3 10 £57,500 -17.85%
North West -13 10 £45,000 - 1
Aldershot +2 9 £75,000 -
West Midlands -22 9 £45,000 -7.69%
Cardiff +4 7 £37,500 -15.25% 1
Ipswich - 7 £48,750 -
Suffolk - 7 £48,750 -
Manchester +1 5 £45,000 -
Warwickshire -5 5 £45,000 -7.69%
Lancashire - 5 - -
Cambridgeshire +9 4 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Cambridge -2 4 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Coventry - 4 £45,000 -
Bristol -5 3 £45,000 -21.73% 1
South West -28 3 £45,000 -21.73% 2
Newport +18 2 £36,250 -12.12%

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 548 (88.67%) Java
2 338 (54.69%) Agile Software Development
3 274 (44.34%) Spring
4 244 (39.48%) JavaScript
5 225 (36.41%) Maven
6 221 (35.76%) TDD
7 220 (35.60%) Hibernate
8 194 (31.39%) XML
9 192 (31.07%) SQL
10 191 (30.91%) Jenkins
11 176 (28.48%) HTML
12 170 (27.51%) Web Services
13 162 (26.21%) Linux
14 156 (25.24%) Ruby
15 154 (24.92%) Grails
16 149 (24.11%) Continuous Integration
17 147 (23.79%) Subversion
18 146 (23.62%) MVC
19 143 (23.14%) JUnit
20 138 (22.33%) Oracle
21 132 (21.36%) Python
22 122 (19.74%) CSS
23 119 (19.26%) J2EE
24 117 (18.93%) Finance
24 117 (18.93%) Git (software)
25 116 (18.77%) MySQL
26 112 (18.12%) Perl
27 110 (17.80%) Scala
28 105 (16.99%) Degree
29 103 (16.67%) C#

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 99 (16.02%) Apache
2 77 (12.46%) Tomcat
3 47 (7.61%) Apache ServiceMix
4 38 (6.15%) JBoss
5 36 (5.83%) WebSphere
6 34 (5.50%) WebLogic
7 33 (5.34%) GlassFish
8 28 (4.53%) Node.js
9 24 (3.88%) WebSphere Application Server
10 23 (3.72%) Apache Solr
11 22 (3.56%) Confluence
12 20 (3.24%) Oracle Coherence
13 16 (2.59%) SharePoint
14 13 (2.10%) CMS
15 12 (1.94%) Escenic
16 11 (1.78%) Liferay
16 11 (1.78%) Alfresco
16 11 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
17 9 (1.46%) LiveCycle
17 9 (1.46%) FileNet
Applications
1 36 (5.83%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.29%) Mingle
3 3 (0.49%) Weka
4 2 (0.32%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.16%) DOC1
5 1 (0.16%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.16%) Exstream
3 1 (0.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (3.40%) SaaS
3 14 (2.27%) GitHub
4 13 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (1.29%) PaaS
6 5 (0.81%) Google App Engine
6 5 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.65%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.49%) Heroku
8 3 (0.49%) IaaS
9 2 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.16%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 47 (7.61%) HTTP
2 14 (2.27%) Internet
3 11 (1.78%) SAN
4 10 (1.62%) Network Security
4 10 (1.62%) 4G
4 10 (1.62%) 3G
5 5 (0.81%) LDAP
6 4 (0.65%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.49%) IPv6
7 3 (0.49%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.32%) DNS
8 2 (0.32%) DSL
8 2 (0.32%) 2G
8 2 (0.32%) RNC
9 1 (0.16%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.16%) AMQP
9 1 (0.16%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (18.77%) MySQL
2 94 (15.21%) MongoDB
3 74 (11.97%) NoSQL
4 69 (11.17%) Relational Database
5 62 (10.03%) SQL Server
6 57 (9.22%) PostgreSQL
7 48 (7.77%) RDBMS
8 43 (6.96%) Hadoop
9 34 (5.50%) Apache Cassandra
10 33 (5.34%) Oracle Database
11 25 (4.05%) Big Data
12 13 (2.10%) CouchDB
13 12 (1.94%) Oracle ODI
14 8 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
14 8 (1.29%) Apache Hive
14 8 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
15 7 (1.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 6 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
17 5 (0.81%) Hazelcast
17 5 (0.81%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 225 (36.41%) Maven
2 191 (30.91%) Jenkins
3 147 (23.79%) Subversion
4 143 (23.14%) JUnit
5 117 (18.93%) Git (software)
6 96 (15.53%) Selenium
7 93 (15.05%) Cucumber
8 67 (10.84%) JIRA
9 65 (10.52%) Mockito
10 60 (9.71%) Ant
11 54 (8.74%) TestNG
11 54 (8.74%) Gradle
12 49 (7.93%) Eclipse
13 47 (7.61%) DbUnit
14 43 (6.96%) SoapUI
15 37 (5.99%) WebDriver
16 32 (5.18%) Hudson
17 21 (3.40%) JMeter
18 19 (3.07%) Spock
19 18 (2.91%) IntelliJ
General
1 117 (18.93%) Finance
2 37 (5.99%) Banking
3 33 (5.34%) Telecoms
4 25 (4.05%) Investment Banking
5 20 (3.24%) Retail
6 16 (2.59%) Front Office
7 13 (2.10%) Advertising
8 9 (1.46%) Back Office
8 9 (1.46%) Marketing
9 8 (1.29%) Games
10 7 (1.13%) Electronics
10 7 (1.13%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.65%) Publishing
12 2 (0.32%) Legal
12 2 (0.32%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 377 (61.00%) Developer
2 258 (41.75%) Java Developer
3 101 (16.34%) Senior Developer
4 83 (13.43%) Analyst
5 74 (11.97%) Senior Java Developer
6 54 (8.74%) Software Engineer
7 43 (6.96%) Test Engineer
8 39 (6.31%) Test Analyst
9 38 (6.15%) C++ Developer
10 28 (4.53%) Web Developer
11 26 (4.21%) Software Developer
12 24 (3.88%) Senior Analyst
12 24 (3.88%) Technical Leader
13 23 (3.72%) Developer Analyst
14 22 (3.56%) Delivery Manager
15 21 (3.40%) Technical Manager
16 19 (3.07%) Team Leader
16 19 (3.07%) Senior Software Engineer
16 19 (3.07%) Development Manager
16 19 (3.07%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 274 (44.34%) Spring
2 220 (35.60%) Hibernate
3 194 (31.39%) XML
4 176 (28.48%) HTML
5 170 (27.51%) Web Services
6 154 (24.92%) Grails
7 122 (19.74%) CSS
8 119 (19.26%) J2EE
9 89 (14.40%) SOAP
10 84 (13.59%) JSON
11 79 (12.78%) RESTful
12 78 (12.62%) jQuery
13 72 (11.65%) REST
14 57 (9.22%) Java EE
15 55 (8.90%) Spring MVC
16 51 (8.25%) GWT
17 49 (7.93%) JMS
18 45 (7.28%) HTML5
19 43 (6.96%) Ajax
20 39 (6.31%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 81 (13.11%) Open Source
2 46 (7.44%) Computer Science
3 35 (5.66%) Digital Media
4 32 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (5.02%) Mobile App
6 16 (2.59%) BBC
7 13 (2.10%) Fixed Income
7 13 (2.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 12 (1.94%) Market Risk
9 11 (1.78%) Web 2.0
9 11 (1.78%) User Experience
10 10 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.29%) Mobile Payment
11 8 (1.29%) DTV
12 7 (1.13%) Derivative
12 7 (1.13%) Social Media
13 6 (0.97%) DataPower
13 6 (0.97%) Blog
13 6 (0.97%) Mathematics
14 5 (0.81%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 162 (26.21%) Linux
2 65 (10.52%) UNIX
3 48 (7.77%) Solaris
4 40 (6.47%) Windows
5 29 (4.69%) Android
6 21 (3.40%) Apple iOS
7 12 (1.94%) Mac OS
8 8 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.97%) CentOS
10 3 (0.49%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.49%) AIX
10 3 (0.49%) zOS
11 2 (0.32%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (54.69%) Agile Software Development
2 221 (35.76%) TDD
3 149 (24.11%) Continuous Integration
4 146 (23.62%) MVC
5 100 (16.18%) OO
6 99 (16.02%) Scrum
7 96 (15.53%) Software Engineering
8 92 (14.89%) E-Commerce
9 87 (14.08%) BDD
10 83 (13.43%) SOA
11 70 (11.33%) Pair Programming
11 70 (11.33%) Release Management
12 68 (11.00%) DevOps
13 50 (8.09%) Test Automation
13 50 (8.09%) Configuration Management
14 48 (7.77%) Mentoring
15 38 (6.15%) Kanban
15 38 (6.15%) Multithreading
16 37 (5.99%) Continuous Improvement
17 35 (5.66%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 548 (88.67%) Java
2 244 (39.48%) JavaScript
3 192 (31.07%) SQL
4 156 (25.24%) Ruby
5 132 (21.36%) Python
6 112 (18.12%) Perl
7 110 (17.80%) Scala
8 103 (16.67%) C#
9 68 (11.00%) C++
9 68 (11.00%) PHP
10 56 (9.06%) Bash Shell
11 31 (5.02%) C
12 27 (4.37%) Korn
13 25 (4.05%) Clojure
14 23 (3.72%) T-SQL
15 21 (3.40%) XPath
16 19 (3.07%) Objective-C
17 16 (2.59%) XQuery
18 9 (1.46%) Embedded C
18 9 (1.46%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 105 (16.99%) Degree
2 18 (2.91%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.46%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.65%) HNC
5 3 (0.49%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.32%) ISEB
6 2 (0.32%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.16%) OCMJD
7 1 (0.16%) MBCS
7 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.16%) PhD
7 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.16%) OCPJWCD
7 1 (0.16%) CITP
7 1 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (11.33%) QA
2 9 (1.46%) JTAG
3 4 (0.65%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (3.24%) Oracle RAC
2 14 (2.27%) Docker
3 11 (1.78%) NFS
4 5 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.32%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.16%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 29 (4.69%) Puppet
2 23 (3.72%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (3.40%) Ansible
4 15 (2.43%) Vagrant
5 6 (0.97%) ZABBIX
6 5 (0.81%) Nagios
7 3 (0.49%) logstash
7 3 (0.49%) Kibana
7 3 (0.49%) Hyperic
8 2 (0.32%) StatsD
9 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.16%) MOM
9 1 (0.16%) Graylog2
9 1 (0.16%) Salt
Vendors
1 138 (22.33%) Oracle
2 63 (10.19%) Google
3 44 (7.12%) Microsoft
4 32 (5.18%) Adobe
5 26 (4.21%) Atomikos
6 18 (2.91%) Twitter
7 15 (2.43%) Sybase
8 14 (2.27%) IBM
9 11 (1.78%) GigaSpaces
10 8 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (1.13%) Red Hat
11 7 (1.13%) Murex
11 7 (1.13%) Calypso
11 7 (1.13%) SAP
11 7 (1.13%) AccuRev
12 5 (0.81%) EPiServer
12 5 (0.81%) Sitecore
12 5 (0.81%) VMware
12 5 (0.81%) Zend
13 4 (0.65%) DataSynapse
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