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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 652 598 521
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -77
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 243 317 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.29% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.43% 0.54% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 202 275 376
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £61,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year
-9.57% +8.67%

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
56759 58207 61369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.41% 53.60% 53.64%
Number of salaries quoted 47803 50151 53610
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 £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 22 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 22 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 -35 231 £50,000 - 36
London -64 126 £56,000 +12.00% 22
South East +6 57 £42,500 -19.04% 9
City of London +18 36 £57,500 +23.65% 7
Hampshire -2 26 £42,500 -12.82% 5
East Sussex - 16 £36,000 - 1
Brighton - 16 £36,000 - 1
East Midlands +6 14 £42,500 -29.16%
East of England -8 14 £50,000 +21.21% 2
South Wales +8 11 £37,500 -8.53% 2
Surrey +1 11 £57,500 -17.85%
Wales +1 11 £37,500 -10.17% 2
Petersfield -7 11 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Nottingham - 11 £42,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 11 £42,500 -
North West -5 10 £45,000 - 1
Aldershot +3 9 £75,000 -
West Midlands -29 9 £45,000 -7.69%
Cardiff +6 7 £37,500 -15.25% 1
Ipswich - 7 £48,750 -
Suffolk - 7 £48,750 -
Manchester -3 5 £45,000 -
Warwickshire -6 5 £45,000 -7.69%
Lancashire - 5 - -
Cambridge +5 4 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Cambridgeshire -9 4 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Coventry - 4 £45,000 -
Bristol -8 3 £45,000 -21.73% 1
South West -19 3 £45,000 -21.73% 1
Newport +18 2 £36,250 -12.12%

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 545 (88.47%) Java
2 338 (54.87%) Agile Software Development
3 275 (44.64%) Spring
4 242 (39.29%) JavaScript
5 226 (36.69%) Maven
6 223 (36.20%) Hibernate
7 220 (35.71%) TDD
8 195 (31.66%) XML
9 194 (31.49%) SQL
10 190 (30.84%) Jenkins
11 176 (28.57%) HTML
12 170 (27.60%) Web Services
13 158 (25.65%) Linux
14 156 (25.32%) Grails
15 155 (25.16%) Ruby
16 147 (23.86%) Subversion
16 147 (23.86%) Continuous Integration
16 147 (23.86%) MVC
17 141 (22.89%) Oracle
17 141 (22.89%) JUnit
18 129 (20.94%) Python
19 121 (19.64%) CSS
19 121 (19.64%) J2EE
20 117 (18.99%) MySQL
21 116 (18.83%) Finance
21 116 (18.83%) Git (software)
22 110 (17.86%) Perl
23 108 (17.53%) Scala
24 104 (16.88%) C#
25 102 (16.56%) Degree

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 97 (15.75%) Apache
2 79 (12.82%) Tomcat
3 48 (7.79%) Apache ServiceMix
4 40 (6.49%) JBoss
5 36 (5.84%) WebSphere
6 35 (5.68%) WebLogic
7 33 (5.36%) GlassFish
8 28 (4.55%) Node.js
9 24 (3.90%) WebSphere Application Server
10 23 (3.73%) Apache Solr
11 20 (3.25%) Oracle Coherence
11 20 (3.25%) Confluence
12 16 (2.60%) SharePoint
13 13 (2.11%) CMS
14 12 (1.95%) Escenic
15 11 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
15 11 (1.79%) Alfresco
15 11 (1.79%) Liferay
16 9 (1.46%) LiveCycle
16 9 (1.46%) FileNet
Applications
1 36 (5.84%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.30%) 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 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.16%) Magento
3 1 (0.16%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (3.41%) SaaS
3 14 (2.27%) GitHub
4 12 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (1.30%) PaaS
6 5 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.81%) Google App Engine
7 4 (0.65%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.49%) IaaS
8 3 (0.49%) Heroku
9 2 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.16%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 47 (7.63%) HTTP
2 15 (2.44%) Internet
3 11 (1.79%) SAN
4 10 (1.62%) Network Security
5 9 (1.46%) 4G
5 9 (1.46%) 3G
6 5 (0.81%) LDAP
7 4 (0.65%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.49%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.49%) IPv6
9 2 (0.32%) DSL
9 2 (0.32%) DNS
9 2 (0.32%) 2G
9 2 (0.32%) RNC
10 1 (0.16%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (0.16%) AMQP
10 1 (0.16%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (18.99%) MySQL
2 94 (15.26%) MongoDB
3 73 (11.85%) NoSQL
4 71 (11.53%) Relational Database
5 63 (10.23%) SQL Server
6 57 (9.25%) PostgreSQL
7 50 (8.12%) RDBMS
8 43 (6.98%) Hadoop
9 34 (5.52%) Oracle Database
10 33 (5.36%) Apache Cassandra
11 24 (3.90%) Big Data
12 13 (2.11%) Oracle ODI
12 13 (2.11%) CouchDB
13 8 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (1.30%) Apache Hive
13 8 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
14 7 (1.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 6 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
16 5 (0.81%) Hazelcast
16 5 (0.81%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 226 (36.69%) Maven
2 190 (30.84%) Jenkins
3 147 (23.86%) Subversion
4 141 (22.89%) JUnit
5 116 (18.83%) Git (software)
6 95 (15.42%) Selenium
7 92 (14.94%) Cucumber
8 66 (10.71%) Mockito
9 64 (10.39%) JIRA
10 60 (9.74%) Ant
11 55 (8.93%) TestNG
12 53 (8.60%) Gradle
13 51 (8.28%) Eclipse
14 48 (7.79%) DbUnit
15 43 (6.98%) SoapUI
16 37 (6.01%) WebDriver
17 32 (5.19%) Hudson
18 21 (3.41%) JMeter
19 19 (3.08%) Spock
20 18 (2.92%) IntelliJ
General
1 116 (18.83%) Finance
2 35 (5.68%) Banking
3 31 (5.03%) Telecoms
4 24 (3.90%) Investment Banking
5 20 (3.25%) Retail
6 15 (2.44%) Front Office
7 13 (2.11%) Advertising
8 9 (1.46%) Marketing
8 9 (1.46%) Back Office
9 8 (1.30%) Games
10 7 (1.14%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.14%) Electronics
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 (61.20%) Developer
2 259 (42.05%) Java Developer
3 100 (16.23%) Senior Developer
4 85 (13.80%) Analyst
5 74 (12.01%) Senior Java Developer
6 53 (8.60%) Software Engineer
7 43 (6.98%) Test Engineer
8 39 (6.33%) Test Analyst
9 38 (6.17%) C++ Developer
10 29 (4.71%) Web Developer
11 24 (3.90%) Software Developer
11 24 (3.90%) Senior Analyst
11 24 (3.90%) Developer Analyst
11 24 (3.90%) Technical Leader
12 22 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
13 21 (3.41%) Technical Manager
14 19 (3.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 19 (3.08%) Development Manager
14 19 (3.08%) Team Leader
14 19 (3.08%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 275 (44.64%) Spring
2 223 (36.20%) Hibernate
3 195 (31.66%) XML
4 176 (28.57%) HTML
5 170 (27.60%) Web Services
6 156 (25.32%) Grails
7 121 (19.64%) CSS
7 121 (19.64%) J2EE
8 89 (14.45%) SOAP
9 84 (13.64%) JSON
10 79 (12.82%) jQuery
11 78 (12.66%) RESTful
12 71 (11.53%) REST
13 59 (9.58%) Java EE
14 54 (8.77%) Spring MVC
15 52 (8.44%) GWT
16 49 (7.95%) JMS
17 44 (7.14%) Ajax
18 43 (6.98%) HTML5
19 40 (6.49%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 80 (12.99%) Open Source
2 46 (7.47%) Computer Science
3 35 (5.68%) Digital Media
4 31 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (4.87%) Mobile App
6 16 (2.60%) BBC
7 13 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 12 (1.95%) Fixed Income
8 12 (1.95%) Web 2.0
8 12 (1.95%) Market Risk
9 11 (1.79%) User Experience
10 10 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.30%) DTV
11 8 (1.30%) Mobile Payment
12 7 (1.14%) Social Media
13 6 (0.97%) Derivative
13 6 (0.97%) Blog
13 6 (0.97%) DataPower
14 5 (0.81%) Mobile Banking
14 5 (0.81%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 158 (25.65%) Linux
2 64 (10.39%) UNIX
3 47 (7.63%) Solaris
4 39 (6.33%) Windows
5 29 (4.71%) Android
6 21 (3.41%) Apple iOS
7 13 (2.11%) Mac OS
8 8 (1.30%) 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 (54.87%) Agile Software Development
2 220 (35.71%) TDD
3 147 (23.86%) Continuous Integration
3 147 (23.86%) MVC
4 100 (16.23%) Scrum
5 98 (15.91%) OO
6 95 (15.42%) Software Engineering
7 92 (14.94%) E-Commerce
8 87 (14.12%) BDD
9 85 (13.80%) SOA
10 70 (11.36%) Release Management
10 70 (11.36%) Pair Programming
11 66 (10.71%) DevOps
12 50 (8.12%) Configuration Management
12 50 (8.12%) Test Automation
13 46 (7.47%) Mentoring
14 38 (6.17%) Kanban
15 37 (6.01%) Multithreading
15 37 (6.01%) Continuous Improvement
16 35 (5.68%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 545 (88.47%) Java
2 242 (39.29%) JavaScript
3 194 (31.49%) SQL
4 155 (25.16%) Ruby
5 129 (20.94%) Python
6 110 (17.86%) Perl
7 108 (17.53%) Scala
8 104 (16.88%) C#
9 67 (10.88%) PHP
10 66 (10.71%) C++
11 55 (8.93%) Bash Shell
12 30 (4.87%) C
13 27 (4.38%) Korn
14 25 (4.06%) Clojure
15 24 (3.90%) T-SQL
16 21 (3.41%) XPath
17 19 (3.08%) Objective-C
18 16 (2.60%) XQuery
19 9 (1.46%) Embedded C
19 9 (1.46%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 102 (16.56%) Degree
2 18 (2.92%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.46%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.81%) HNC
5 3 (0.49%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.32%) ISEB
6 2 (0.32%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.16%) CITP
7 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.16%) MBCS
7 1 (0.16%) OCMJD
7 1 (0.16%) OCPJWCD
7 1 (0.16%) PhD
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (11.36%) QA
2 9 (1.46%) JTAG
3 4 (0.65%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (3.25%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (2.11%) Docker
3 11 (1.79%) NFS
4 4 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.32%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.16%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 28 (4.55%) Puppet
2 22 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (3.08%) Ansible
4 14 (2.27%) Vagrant
5 6 (0.97%) ZABBIX
6 5 (0.81%) Nagios
7 3 (0.49%) Hyperic
7 3 (0.49%) logstash
7 3 (0.49%) Kibana
8 2 (0.32%) StatsD
9 1 (0.16%) Graylog2
9 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.16%) MOM
Vendors
1 141 (22.89%) Oracle
2 65 (10.55%) Google
3 43 (6.98%) Microsoft
4 32 (5.19%) Adobe
5 26 (4.22%) Atomikos
6 18 (2.92%) Twitter
7 15 (2.44%) Sybase
8 14 (2.27%) IBM
9 11 (1.79%) GigaSpaces
10 8 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (1.30%) AccuRev
11 7 (1.14%) SAP
11 7 (1.14%) Red Hat
11 7 (1.14%) Murex
11 7 (1.14%) Calypso
12 5 (0.81%) EPiServer
12 5 (0.81%) Zend
12 5 (0.81%) Sitecore
13 4 (0.65%) VMware
13 4 (0.65%) DataSynapse
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