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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 561 597 549
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -48
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 363 304 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.28% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.60% 0.53% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 317 260 334
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £68,750
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.12% -
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
60331 57156 63037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.59% 52.57% 53.59%
Number of salaries quoted 51172 49005 55452
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,000 £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 30 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 30 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 +18 304 £50,000 - 38
London -55 180 £56,000 +6.66% 27
City of London -1 57 £52,500 +5.00% 11
Wales +15 47 £33,250 +2.30% 1
South East -15 46 £56,250 +25.00% 3
South Wales +21 44 £33,000 +1.53% 1
East Midlands +8 19 £40,000 -5.32% 2
Surrey +7 19 £57,500 +4.54%
North West +18 18 £45,000 -18.18% 3
East of England +2 18 £43,250 -3.88% 1
Cardiff -5 18 £45,500 +30.00% 1
Hampshire -4 14 £45,000 - 2
West Midlands - 13 £57,500 - 1
Newport +16 12 £32,250 -0.76%
Cwmbran +8 12 £30,750 +0.81%
Torfaen +8 12 £30,750 +0.81%
Lancashire - 11 - - 2
Nottinghamshire +8 9 £42,500 +10.38% 1
Nottingham -2 9 £42,500 +10.38% 1
Scotland -17 9 £42,500 +2.40% 2
Derbyshire - 9 £40,000 - 1
Derby - 9 £40,000 - 1
Berkshire -10 8 £70,000 +115.38%
Yorkshire -20 8 £40,000 +100.00%
West Yorkshire - 8 £40,000 -
Coventry - 8 £57,500 -
Guildford - 7 £62,500 -
Hertfordshire -5 6 £44,000 -39.31%
Glasgow -18 6 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Manchester - 6 £45,000 - 1

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 (91.70%) Java
2 331 (43.61%) TDD
3 321 (42.29%) Spring
4 312 (41.11%) JavaScript
5 307 (40.45%) Agile Software Development
6 268 (35.31%) HTML
7 247 (32.54%) XML
7 247 (32.54%) Maven
8 243 (32.02%) Continuous Integration
9 241 (31.75%) Web Services
10 238 (31.36%) Hibernate
11 224 (29.51%) Jenkins
12 221 (29.12%) SQL
13 214 (28.19%) JUnit
14 204 (26.88%) Grails
15 196 (25.82%) Oracle
16 188 (24.77%) SOA
16 188 (24.77%) Subversion
17 180 (23.72%) Scrum
18 179 (23.58%) Selenium
19 178 (23.45%) MVC
19 178 (23.45%) J2EE
20 169 (22.27%) Scala
21 167 (22.00%) CSS
22 154 (20.29%) Ruby
23 152 (20.03%) Linux
24 148 (19.50%) Finance
25 147 (19.37%) BDD
26 139 (18.31%) MongoDB
27 137 (18.05%) SOAP

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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
1 133 (17.52%) Apache
2 117 (15.42%) Tomcat
3 48 (6.32%) WebLogic
4 42 (5.53%) Confluence
5 32 (4.22%) Apache ServiceMix
6 30 (3.95%) WebSphere
7 28 (3.69%) Alfresco
7 28 (3.69%) Liferay
8 27 (3.56%) Node.js
9 22 (2.90%) Apache Solr
9 22 (2.90%) GlassFish
10 20 (2.64%) Oracle Coherence
11 18 (2.37%) FileNet
11 18 (2.37%) LiveCycle
12 14 (1.84%) Apache Pig
13 11 (1.45%) Escenic
13 11 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
13 11 (1.45%) SharePoint
14 10 (1.32%) CMS
14 10 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 39 (5.14%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.32%) Mingle
3 2 (0.26%) MS Office
3 2 (0.26%) PrintSoft PReS
3 2 (0.26%) DOC1
4 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
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 (3.95%) SaaS
2 27 (3.56%) GitHub
3 16 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.92%) PaaS
7 5 (0.66%) Google App Engine
7 5 (0.66%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.40%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.40%) Heroku
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 32 (4.22%) HTTP
2 26 (3.43%) Internet
3 10 (1.32%) Network Security
4 8 (1.05%) SAN
5 7 (0.92%) LDAP
6 3 (0.40%) AMQP
6 3 (0.40%) IPv6
6 3 (0.40%) SSL
7 2 (0.26%) 3G
7 2 (0.26%) 4G
8 1 (0.13%) RNC
8 1 (0.13%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.13%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.13%) 2G
8 1 (0.13%) Firewall
8 1 (0.13%) DSL
8 1 (0.13%) DNS
8 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.13%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (18.31%) MongoDB
2 128 (16.86%) MySQL
3 97 (12.78%) NoSQL
4 95 (12.52%) Relational Database
4 95 (12.52%) SQL Server
5 61 (8.04%) RDBMS
6 58 (7.64%) PostgreSQL
7 56 (7.38%) Oracle Database
8 52 (6.85%) Apache Cassandra
9 49 (6.46%) Hadoop
10 41 (5.40%) Big Data
11 39 (5.14%) Oracle ODI
12 14 (1.84%) Apache Hive
13 11 (1.45%) Infinispan
13 11 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
14 10 (1.32%) Azure SQL Database
15 9 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
16 8 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
16 8 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
16 8 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 247 (32.54%) Maven
2 224 (29.51%) Jenkins
3 214 (28.19%) JUnit
4 188 (24.77%) Subversion
5 179 (23.58%) Selenium
6 128 (16.86%) Git (software)
7 124 (16.34%) JIRA
8 113 (14.89%) Eclipse
9 91 (11.99%) SoapUI
10 80 (10.54%) Ant
10 80 (10.54%) Hudson
11 78 (10.28%) Cucumber
12 71 (9.35%) WebDriver
13 53 (6.98%) Gradle
14 47 (6.19%) JBehave
15 45 (5.93%) TestNG
16 42 (5.53%) Mockito
17 41 (5.40%) JMeter
18 40 (5.27%) CruiseControl
19 38 (5.01%) Mercurial
General
1 148 (19.50%) Finance
2 57 (7.51%) Banking
3 37 (4.87%) Retail
4 29 (3.82%) Telecoms
4 29 (3.82%) Advertising
5 21 (2.77%) Investment Banking
6 9 (1.19%) Games
6 9 (1.19%) Front Office
7 8 (1.05%) 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%) Marketing
9 4 (0.53%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.26%) Back Office
10 2 (0.26%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.13%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.13%) Automotive
11 1 (0.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 457 (60.21%) Developer
2 294 (38.74%) Java Developer
3 119 (15.68%) Analyst
4 112 (14.76%) Senior Developer
5 81 (10.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 47 (6.19%) Test Analyst
7 46 (6.06%) Software Engineer
8 36 (4.74%) Senior Analyst
9 33 (4.35%) Test Engineer
10 31 (4.08%) Support Analyst
11 28 (3.69%) Developer Analyst
12 27 (3.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 27 (3.56%) C++ Developer
13 25 (3.29%) Web Developer
14 22 (2.90%) Programmer
14 22 (2.90%) Technical Leader
15 21 (2.77%) Technical Manager
15 21 (2.77%) Consultant
16 19 (2.50%) Delivery Manager
17 18 (2.37%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 321 (42.29%) Spring
2 268 (35.31%) HTML
3 247 (32.54%) XML
4 241 (31.75%) Web Services
5 238 (31.36%) Hibernate
6 204 (26.88%) Grails
7 178 (23.45%) J2EE
8 167 (22.00%) CSS
9 137 (18.05%) SOAP
10 115 (15.15%) REST
11 112 (14.76%) jQuery
12 107 (14.10%) JSON
13 105 (13.83%) RESTful
14 90 (11.86%) XSLT
15 87 (11.46%) Struts
16 73 (9.62%) Java EE
17 60 (7.91%) JSP
17 60 (7.91%) HTML5
18 57 (7.51%) Apache Camel
19 55 (7.25%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 124 (16.34%) Open Source
2 69 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 35 (4.61%) Digital Media
4 34 (4.48%) Computer Science
5 24 (3.16%) Blackberry
6 21 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
6 21 (2.77%) Mobile Banking
7 20 (2.64%) Mobile Payment
8 19 (2.50%) iSeries
8 19 (2.50%) AS400
9 18 (2.37%) Web 2.0
9 18 (2.37%) Social Media
10 13 (1.71%) DataPower
10 13 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 11 (1.45%) Market Risk
12 10 (1.32%) BBC
12 10 (1.32%) Fixed Income
13 9 (1.19%) Visualisation
14 7 (0.92%) IPTV
14 7 (0.92%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 152 (20.03%) Linux
2 64 (8.43%) UNIX
3 58 (7.64%) Windows
4 57 (7.51%) Solaris
4 57 (7.51%) Android
5 49 (6.46%) Apple iOS
6 19 (2.50%) Mac OS
7 18 (2.37%) CentOS
8 9 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.40%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.40%) zOS
10 2 (0.26%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.13%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (43.61%) TDD
2 307 (40.45%) Agile Software Development
3 243 (32.02%) Continuous Integration
4 188 (24.77%) SOA
5 180 (23.72%) Scrum
6 178 (23.45%) MVC
7 147 (19.37%) BDD
8 124 (16.34%) Software Engineering
9 108 (14.23%) Test Automation
9 108 (14.23%) OO
10 102 (13.44%) E-Commerce
11 94 (12.38%) Pair Programming
12 85 (11.20%) Release Management
13 84 (11.07%) DevOps
14 66 (8.70%) Automated Testing
15 60 (7.91%) Configuration Management
16 56 (7.38%) UML
17 52 (6.85%) Automation Testing
18 51 (6.72%) Unit Testing
19 50 (6.59%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 696 (91.70%) Java
2 312 (41.11%) JavaScript
3 221 (29.12%) SQL
4 169 (22.27%) Scala
5 154 (20.29%) Ruby
6 133 (17.52%) Python
7 91 (11.99%) C#
8 89 (11.73%) Perl
9 60 (7.91%) C++
10 58 (7.64%) PHP
11 54 (7.11%) Bash Shell
11 54 (7.11%) Clojure
12 40 (5.27%) C
13 35 (4.61%) T-SQL
14 26 (3.43%) Korn
15 24 (3.16%) XPath
16 20 (2.64%) Shell Script
17 19 (2.50%) RPG IV
18 17 (2.24%) RPG
19 13 (1.71%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 84 (11.07%) Degree
2 32 (4.22%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.24%) HNC
4 9 (1.19%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.53%) ISEB
5 4 (0.53%) ISTQB
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%) OCPJWCD
8 1 (0.13%) CITP
8 1 (0.13%) MBCS
8 1 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.13%) PhD
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (8.43%) QA
2 9 (1.19%) JTAG
3 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (1.19%) Docker
3 8 (1.05%) NFS
4 3 (0.40%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.26%) vCloud
5 2 (0.26%) vSphere
5 2 (0.26%) KVM
Systems Management
1 39 (5.14%) Puppet
2 32 (4.22%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (1.58%) Ansible
4 9 (1.19%) Vagrant
5 8 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (0.92%) ZABBIX
6 7 (0.92%) Nagios
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%) Salt
9 1 (0.13%) Kibana
9 1 (0.13%) Graylog2
9 1 (0.13%) logstash
Vendors
1 196 (25.82%) Oracle
2 71 (9.35%) JBoss
3 63 (8.30%) Google
4 41 (5.40%) Microsoft
5 40 (5.27%) Adobe
6 35 (4.61%) Twitter
7 28 (3.69%) GigaSpaces
8 23 (3.03%) IBM
9 19 (2.50%) AccuRev
10 18 (2.37%) Atomikos
11 12 (1.58%) Sybase
12 10 (1.32%) Red Hat
12 10 (1.32%) ATG
13 7 (0.92%) hybris
13 7 (0.92%) Murex
13 7 (0.92%) Calypso
13 7 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (0.79%) HP
14 6 (0.79%) Perforce
15 5 (0.66%) Atlassian
London
Nakama
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum 60,000-65,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £76 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
thePlatform
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum salary, bonus, pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
University of Central Lancashire
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 40k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 25 days hol, Some Home based work
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Private Health Ins.,
Posted: 6 days ago
London
7digital
Salary: Attractive Basic
Posted: 13 days ago
London
thePlatform
Salary: From £52,000 to £56,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rentalcars.com
Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: 21 days ago