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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 609 579 512
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -67
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 306 302 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.28% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.53% 0.54% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 251 264 417
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -12.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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
58053 56283 63171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.83% 52.87% 53.65%
Number of salaries quoted 48640 48500 55406
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £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 15 September 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 15 September 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 -19 282 £50,000 - 33
London -42 170 £55,000 +10.00% 23
City of London +33 51 £52,500 -4.54% 7
South East -3 51 £57,500 +4.54% 4
North West - 21 £45,000 - 1
Wales +5 20 £35,000 +3.70% 2
Surrey +10 18 £57,500 -17.85%
Hampshire -5 18 £45,000 - 2
South Wales +2 17 £35,000 +7.69% 2
East Midlands +6 16 £42,500 -29.16% 1
East of England -12 13 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Lancashire - 13 - -
West Midlands -3 11 £55,000 +10.00%
Nottinghamshire - 10 £42,500 - 1
Nottingham - 10 £42,500 - 1
Aldershot 0 8 £75,000 -
Cardiff -12 8 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Coventry - 8 £51,250 -
Brighton - 8 £36,000 - 1
Manchester - 8 £45,000 -
East Sussex - 8 £36,000 - 1
Berkshire +5 6 £71,250 +29.54%
Newport +18 5 £32,000 -1.53%
Luton -8 5 £42,500 -5.55%
Petersfield -9 5 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Bedfordshire -10 5 £42,500 -5.55%
Guildford - 5 £62,500 -
Slough +8 4 £72,500 +31.81%
Cwmbran -4 4 £31,000 +3.33% 1
Torfaen -4 4 £31,000 +3.33% 1

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

1 627 (90.74%) Java
2 430 (62.23%) Agile Software Development
3 289 (41.82%) Spring
4 282 (40.81%) JavaScript
5 273 (39.51%) TDD
6 243 (35.17%) Maven
6 243 (35.17%) Hibernate
7 229 (33.14%) HTML
8 221 (31.98%) XML
9 214 (30.97%) SQL
10 211 (30.54%) Jenkins
11 200 (28.94%) Web Services
12 197 (28.51%) Continuous Integration
13 189 (27.35%) JUnit
14 183 (26.48%) Oracle
15 177 (25.62%) Grails
16 174 (25.18%) Subversion
17 160 (23.15%) Linux
17 160 (23.15%) MVC
18 159 (23.01%) Ruby
19 153 (22.14%) CSS
20 149 (21.56%) J2EE
21 146 (21.13%) Finance
22 138 (19.97%) Scrum
22 138 (19.97%) Python
23 135 (19.54%) SOA
24 133 (19.25%) Selenium
25 130 (18.81%) Git (software)
25 130 (18.81%) Scala
26 128 (18.52%) MySQL

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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
1 113 (16.35%) Apache
2 93 (13.46%) Tomcat
3 46 (6.66%) Apache ServiceMix
4 44 (6.37%) WebLogic
5 37 (5.35%) WebSphere
6 33 (4.78%) Confluence
7 32 (4.63%) Node.js
8 28 (4.05%) GlassFish
9 23 (3.33%) Oracle Coherence
10 21 (3.04%) Apache Solr
11 18 (2.60%) Liferay
11 18 (2.60%) Alfresco
12 17 (2.46%) WebSphere Application Server
12 17 (2.46%) FileNet
12 17 (2.46%) LiveCycle
13 16 (2.32%) SharePoint
14 13 (1.88%) CMS
15 12 (1.74%) Escenic
16 8 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
17 7 (1.01%) WordPress
Applications
1 44 (6.37%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.16%) Mingle
3 2 (0.29%) Weka
3 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.14%) DOC1
4 1 (0.14%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.14%) Exstream
3 1 (0.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 28 (4.05%) SaaS
2 20 (2.89%) GitHub
2 20 (2.89%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.01%) PaaS
6 5 (0.72%) Google App Engine
6 5 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.58%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.29%) Heroku
8 2 (0.29%) IaaS
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.14%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 46 (6.66%) HTTP
2 22 (3.18%) Internet
3 10 (1.45%) SAN
3 10 (1.45%) Network Security
4 7 (1.01%) 3G
4 7 (1.01%) 4G
5 5 (0.72%) LDAP
6 4 (0.58%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.43%) SSL
7 3 (0.43%) IPv6
8 2 (0.29%) 2G
8 2 (0.29%) RNC
8 2 (0.29%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.29%) DNS
8 2 (0.29%) DSL
9 1 (0.14%) Firewall
9 1 (0.14%) Broadband
9 1 (0.14%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (18.52%) MySQL
2 113 (16.35%) MongoDB
3 87 (12.59%) Relational Database
4 84 (12.16%) SQL Server
5 80 (11.58%) NoSQL
6 63 (9.12%) PostgreSQL
7 62 (8.97%) RDBMS
8 48 (6.95%) Oracle Database
9 43 (6.22%) Apache Cassandra
10 37 (5.35%) Hadoop
11 26 (3.76%) Oracle ODI
12 22 (3.18%) Big Data
13 10 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
14 9 (1.30%) CouchDB
14 9 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
15 8 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
15 8 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 8 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
15 8 (1.16%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 243 (35.17%) Maven
2 211 (30.54%) Jenkins
3 189 (27.35%) JUnit
4 174 (25.18%) Subversion
5 133 (19.25%) Selenium
6 130 (18.81%) Git (software)
7 92 (13.31%) JIRA
8 84 (12.16%) Cucumber
9 80 (11.58%) Eclipse
10 67 (9.70%) SoapUI
11 66 (9.55%) Ant
12 63 (9.12%) WebDriver
13 60 (8.68%) Mockito
14 58 (8.39%) TestNG
15 56 (8.10%) Hudson
16 47 (6.80%) Gradle
17 46 (6.66%) DbUnit
18 34 (4.92%) CruiseControl
19 30 (4.34%) JBehave
20 28 (4.05%) JMeter
General
1 146 (21.13%) Finance
2 53 (7.67%) Banking
3 35 (5.07%) Telecoms
4 28 (4.05%) Retail
5 26 (3.76%) Investment Banking
6 21 (3.04%) Advertising
7 12 (1.74%) Front Office
8 9 (1.30%) Games
9 7 (1.01%) Marketing
9 7 (1.01%) Back Office
10 6 (0.87%) Electronics
10 6 (0.87%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.58%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.43%) Publishing
13 2 (0.29%) Legal
13 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 429 (62.08%) Developer
2 278 (40.23%) Java Developer
3 115 (16.64%) Analyst
4 97 (14.04%) Senior Developer
5 70 (10.13%) Senior Java Developer
6 49 (7.09%) Software Engineer
7 47 (6.80%) Test Analyst
8 38 (5.50%) C++ Developer
8 38 (5.50%) Test Engineer
9 34 (4.92%) Senior Analyst
10 32 (4.63%) Developer Analyst
11 30 (4.34%) Web Developer
12 25 (3.62%) Technical Leader
13 23 (3.33%) Support Analyst
14 21 (3.04%) Delivery Manager
14 21 (3.04%) Technical Manager
15 19 (2.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
15 19 (2.75%) Programmer
16 17 (2.46%) Team Leader
16 17 (2.46%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 289 (41.82%) Spring
2 243 (35.17%) Hibernate
3 229 (33.14%) HTML
4 221 (31.98%) XML
5 200 (28.94%) Web Services
6 177 (25.62%) Grails
7 153 (22.14%) CSS
8 149 (21.56%) J2EE
9 106 (15.34%) SOAP
10 90 (13.02%) RESTful
11 89 (12.88%) JSON
12 87 (12.59%) jQuery
13 77 (11.14%) REST
14 63 (9.12%) Java EE
15 62 (8.97%) XSLT
16 60 (8.68%) Struts
17 56 (8.10%) GWT
18 52 (7.53%) JMS
18 52 (7.53%) HTML5
19 44 (6.37%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 102 (14.76%) Open Source
2 48 (6.95%) Mobile App
3 41 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (5.50%) Digital Media
5 37 (5.35%) Computer Science
6 19 (2.75%) User Experience
7 16 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (2.32%) Mobile Banking
7 16 (2.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 16 (2.32%) BBC
7 16 (2.32%) Web 2.0
8 14 (2.03%) Market Risk
9 13 (1.88%) Mobile Payment
9 13 (1.88%) Fixed Income
10 10 (1.45%) Blackberry
10 10 (1.45%) AS400
10 10 (1.45%) Social Media
10 10 (1.45%) iSeries
11 8 (1.16%) Mathematics
12 7 (1.01%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 160 (23.15%) Linux
2 61 (8.83%) UNIX
3 52 (7.53%) Solaris
4 45 (6.51%) Windows
5 39 (5.64%) Android
6 34 (4.92%) Apple iOS
7 16 (2.32%) Mac OS
8 11 (1.59%) CentOS
9 8 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.43%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.43%) zOS
11 2 (0.29%) Fedora
11 2 (0.29%) AIX
12 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 430 (62.23%) Agile Software Development
2 273 (39.51%) TDD
3 197 (28.51%) Continuous Integration
4 160 (23.15%) MVC
5 138 (19.97%) Scrum
6 135 (19.54%) SOA
7 111 (16.06%) Software Engineering
7 111 (16.06%) BDD
8 110 (15.92%) OO
9 93 (13.46%) E-Commerce
10 85 (12.30%) Pair Programming
11 83 (12.01%) DevOps
12 82 (11.87%) Test Automation
13 81 (11.72%) Release Management
14 65 (9.41%) Mentoring
15 57 (8.25%) Configuration Management
16 48 (6.95%) Continuous Improvement
17 47 (6.80%) Automated Testing
18 45 (6.51%) Unit Testing
19 38 (5.50%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 627 (90.74%) Java
2 282 (40.81%) JavaScript
3 214 (30.97%) SQL
4 159 (23.01%) Ruby
5 138 (19.97%) Python
6 130 (18.81%) Scala
7 110 (15.92%) C#
8 108 (15.63%) Perl
9 71 (10.27%) PHP
10 68 (9.84%) C++
11 54 (7.81%) Bash Shell
12 39 (5.64%) Clojure
13 35 (5.07%) C
14 30 (4.34%) T-SQL
15 27 (3.91%) Korn
16 22 (3.18%) XPath
17 18 (2.60%) Objective-C
18 14 (2.03%) XQuery
19 10 (1.45%) RPG
19 10 (1.45%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 97 (14.04%) Degree
2 24 (3.47%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.45%) HNC
4 9 (1.30%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.58%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.58%) ISEB
6 3 (0.43%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.43%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.29%) OCPJP
8 1 (0.14%) OCMJD
8 1 (0.14%) MBCS
8 1 (0.14%) CITP
8 1 (0.14%) OCPJWCD
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (9.99%) QA
2 9 (1.30%) JTAG
3 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (2.46%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (1.59%) Docker
3 10 (1.45%) NFS
4 3 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 32 (4.63%) Puppet
2 27 (3.91%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (2.17%) Ansible
4 12 (1.74%) Vagrant
5 6 (0.87%) ZABBIX
6 5 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.72%) Nagios
7 3 (0.43%) MOM
8 2 (0.29%) Hyperic
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.14%) logstash
9 1 (0.14%) Salt
9 1 (0.14%) Kibana
9 1 (0.14%) Graylog2
Vendors
1 183 (26.48%) Oracle
2 65 (9.41%) Google
3 55 (7.96%) JBoss
4 50 (7.24%) Microsoft
5 40 (5.79%) Adobe
6 30 (4.34%) Twitter
7 25 (3.62%) Atomikos
8 18 (2.60%) GigaSpaces
8 18 (2.60%) IBM
9 14 (2.03%) Sybase
10 11 (1.59%) AccuRev
11 8 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (1.01%) Red Hat
12 7 (1.01%) Murex
12 7 (1.01%) Calypso
13 6 (0.87%) SAP
14 5 (0.72%) Zend
15 4 (0.58%) DataSynapse
16 3 (0.43%) Atlassian
16 3 (0.43%) EPiServer
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + flexi hours,
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Connectus
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum + Full Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Proteus Europe
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + 20%-25% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Kuoni Global Travel Services
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + health, dental, pension, training
Posted: 4 days ago
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 25 days holiday & home based work
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Bright Pearl
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £50000
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £37000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus an
Posted: 6 days ago