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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank 607 560 572
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +12
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 284 357 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.34% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.53% 0.64% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 233 284 268
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%

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
54061 55774 58093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.51% 52.94% 54.21%
Number of salaries quoted 46199 46664 50437
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,750 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 27 February 2015 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 27 February 2015. 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 -37 280 £57,500 +23.65% 54
London +6 197 £60,000 +20.00% 31
City of London +23 53 £60,000 +14.28% 11
South East -44 37 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Oxfordshire +15 17 £35,000 -6.66% 2
South West -3 15 £51,250 +105.00% 4
Bristol +5 14 £51,250 - 3
East of England -3 10 £40,000 -15.78%
West Midlands -20 10 £45,000 +12.50%
Hampshire -17 9 £65,000 +52.94%
Warwickshire -6 8 £45,000 -18.18%
Warwick -8 8 £45,000 -18.18%
Oxford +4 7 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Ipswich -1 6 £40,000 -36.00%
Suffolk -4 6 £40,000 +26.98%
Aldershot +3 5 - -
East Midlands - 5 £40,000 -
North West -6 4 £45,000 +38.46% 5
Berkshire -13 3 £55,000 +27.90% 4
Surrey -14 3 £40,000 -36.00%
East Sussex -28 3 £36,000 +38.46% 1
Brighton -30 3 £36,000 +38.46%
Derby - 3 £40,000 -
New Malden - 3 £47,500 -
Cheshire - 3 £45,000 - 4
Derbyshire - 3 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire +2 2 £50,000 +5.26%
Cambridge -1 2 £50,000 +5.26%
Leeds -11 2 £41,250 +30.95% 3
Scotland -12 2 £40,000 - 2

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 467 (84.60%) Java
2 331 (59.96%) Agile Software Development
3 286 (51.81%) Spring
4 214 (38.77%) TDD
5 201 (36.41%) JavaScript
6 173 (31.34%) Linux
7 171 (30.98%) Maven
8 168 (30.43%) Hibernate
9 167 (30.25%) SQL
10 160 (28.99%) Web Services
11 149 (26.99%) HTML
12 144 (26.09%) XML
12 144 (26.09%) Git (software)
13 143 (25.91%) Ruby
13 143 (25.91%) Continuous Integration
14 132 (23.91%) Subversion
15 129 (23.37%) Jenkins
16 127 (23.01%) CSS
16 127 (23.01%) Grails
17 125 (22.64%) MVC
18 122 (22.10%) Scrum
19 120 (21.74%) Scala
20 108 (19.57%) Degree
20 108 (19.57%) MySQL
21 101 (18.30%) Python
22 100 (18.12%) BDD
23 95 (17.21%) SOAP
24 94 (17.03%) UNIX
24 94 (17.03%) Oracle
24 94 (17.03%) JUnit

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 69 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 56 (10.14%) Apache
3 35 (6.34%) Apache ServiceMix
4 29 (5.25%) Confluence
4 29 (5.25%) WebSphere
5 28 (5.07%) JBoss
6 24 (4.35%) WebLogic
7 21 (3.80%) WebSphere Application Server
8 18 (3.26%) Elasticsearch
9 17 (3.08%) Apache Pig
10 16 (2.90%) Node.js
10 16 (2.90%) Apache Solr
10 16 (2.90%) GlassFish
11 13 (2.36%) Oracle Coherence
12 12 (2.17%) Oracle Application Server
13 10 (1.81%) MediaWiki
13 10 (1.81%) TWiki
14 9 (1.63%) nginx
14 9 (1.63%) CMS
15 7 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (1.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.54%) Weka
3 2 (0.36%) MS Office
4 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 48 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (4.71%) SaaS
3 23 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
3 23 (4.17%) Amazon S3
4 18 (3.26%) GitHub
5 8 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.91%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (0.72%) IaaS
7 4 (0.72%) PaaS
7 4 (0.72%) Heroku
8 1 (0.18%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 35 (6.34%) HTTP
2 16 (2.90%) Internet
3 6 (1.09%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.91%) 3G
4 5 (0.91%) 4G
5 4 (0.72%) Network Security
5 4 (0.72%) DSL
5 4 (0.72%) DNS
5 4 (0.72%) IPv6
6 3 (0.54%) SAN
6 3 (0.54%) Firewall
6 3 (0.54%) VLAN
7 2 (0.36%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.36%) AMQP
8 1 (0.18%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.18%) LDAP
8 1 (0.18%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (19.57%) MySQL
2 75 (13.59%) NoSQL
3 74 (13.41%) MongoDB
4 41 (7.43%) PostgreSQL
5 38 (6.88%) SQL Server
6 37 (6.70%) Big Data
6 37 (6.70%) Relational Database
7 35 (6.34%) Hadoop
8 27 (4.89%) Apache Cassandra
9 22 (3.99%) Apache Hive
10 19 (3.44%) Redis
11 18 (3.26%) RDBMS
12 17 (3.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 13 (2.36%) Oracle Database
14 11 (1.99%) CouchDB
15 8 (1.45%) Riak
15 8 (1.45%) MarkLogic
16 7 (1.27%) Hazelcast
16 7 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
17 5 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 171 (30.98%) Maven
2 144 (26.09%) Git (software)
3 132 (23.91%) Subversion
4 129 (23.37%) Jenkins
5 94 (17.03%) JUnit
6 82 (14.86%) Selenium
7 77 (13.95%) Cucumber
8 76 (13.77%) JIRA
9 57 (10.33%) Ant
9 57 (10.33%) TestNG
10 50 (9.06%) WebDriver
10 50 (9.06%) Gradle
11 48 (8.70%) Hudson
12 46 (8.33%) Mockito
13 42 (7.61%) Spock
14 36 (6.52%) JMeter
15 35 (6.34%) DbUnit
16 24 (4.35%) TeamCity
17 23 (4.17%) Eclipse
17 23 (4.17%) SoapUI
General
1 75 (13.59%) Finance
2 26 (4.71%) Banking
3 21 (3.80%) Telecoms
3 21 (3.80%) Front Office
4 15 (2.72%) Marketing
5 14 (2.54%) Publishing
6 9 (1.63%) Advertising
6 9 (1.63%) Retail
7 6 (1.09%) Games
7 6 (1.09%) Electronics
8 5 (0.91%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.91%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.72%) Back Office
9 4 (0.72%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.18%) Law
10 1 (0.18%) Legal
10 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 361 (65.40%) Developer
2 250 (45.29%) Java Developer
3 103 (18.66%) Senior Developer
4 83 (15.04%) Software Developer
4 83 (15.04%) Senior Java Developer
5 33 (5.98%) Java Software Developer
5 33 (5.98%) Test Engineer
6 29 (5.25%) Software Engineer
7 28 (5.07%) Analyst
8 25 (4.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 23 (4.17%) Test Analyst
10 22 (3.99%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
11 20 (3.62%) QA Engineer
12 17 (3.08%) Senior Software Developer
12 17 (3.08%) Web Developer
12 17 (3.08%) Development Manager
13 16 (2.90%) Tester
14 14 (2.54%) Architect
14 14 (2.54%) Applications Support
15 13 (2.36%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 286 (51.81%) Spring
2 168 (30.43%) Hibernate
3 160 (28.99%) Web Services
4 149 (26.99%) HTML
5 144 (26.09%) XML
6 127 (23.01%) CSS
6 127 (23.01%) Grails
7 95 (17.21%) SOAP
8 89 (16.12%) RESTful
9 81 (14.67%) J2EE
9 81 (14.67%) REST
10 74 (13.41%) jQuery
11 68 (12.32%) HTML5
12 64 (11.59%) JSON
13 58 (10.51%) Java EE
14 56 (10.14%) AngularJS
15 54 (9.78%) Apache Camel
16 51 (9.24%) Spring MVC
16 51 (9.24%) Ajax
17 43 (7.79%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 85 (15.40%) Open Source
2 31 (5.62%) Computer Science
3 20 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (2.54%) Mobile App
5 13 (2.36%) DataPower
5 13 (2.36%) Fixed Income
6 8 (1.45%) Digital Media
6 8 (1.45%) User Experience
7 7 (1.27%) Derivative
7 7 (1.27%) N-Tier
8 6 (1.09%) DTV
9 4 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.72%) Grid Computing
9 4 (0.72%) Linked Data
9 4 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.72%) Replication
9 4 (0.72%) Semantic Web
10 3 (0.54%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.54%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 3 (0.54%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 173 (31.34%) Linux
2 94 (17.03%) UNIX
3 57 (10.33%) Windows
4 26 (4.71%) Android
5 22 (3.99%) Apple iOS
6 19 (3.44%) Solaris
7 12 (2.17%) CentOS
8 9 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.09%) Fedora
10 4 (0.72%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.72%) Debian
11 3 (0.54%) AIX
12 2 (0.36%) VMS
13 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (59.96%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (38.77%) TDD
3 143 (25.91%) Continuous Integration
4 125 (22.64%) MVC
5 122 (22.10%) Scrum
6 100 (18.12%) BDD
7 85 (15.40%) OO
8 80 (14.49%) Software Engineering
9 66 (11.96%) DevOps
10 65 (11.78%) Pair Programming
11 51 (9.24%) E-Commerce
12 47 (8.51%) SOA
13 43 (7.79%) Configuration Management
14 40 (7.25%) Mentoring
15 38 (6.88%) Continuous Improvement
16 28 (5.07%) Test Automation
17 27 (4.89%) Kanban
18 26 (4.71%) Regression Testing
18 26 (4.71%) Web Development
19 25 (4.53%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 467 (84.60%) Java
2 201 (36.41%) JavaScript
3 167 (30.25%) SQL
4 143 (25.91%) Ruby
5 120 (21.74%) Scala
6 101 (18.30%) Python
7 89 (16.12%) Perl
8 45 (8.15%) C#
9 43 (7.79%) C++
10 36 (6.52%) Bash Shell
11 26 (4.71%) PHP
11 26 (4.71%) XQuery
12 19 (3.44%) XPath
13 18 (3.26%) C
14 13 (2.36%) Clojure
15 9 (1.63%) Shell Script
16 8 (1.45%) PHP5
17 7 (1.27%) Lua
18 6 (1.09%) Korn
18 6 (1.09%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 108 (19.57%) Degree
2 12 (2.17%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.81%) VCP4
4 7 (1.27%) ISEB
4 7 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (0.91%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.72%) PhD
7 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (9.24%) QA
2 5 (0.91%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.72%) JTAG
System Software
1 21 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (2.90%) Docker
3 8 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.72%) Varnish
4 4 (0.72%) VirtualBox
5 3 (0.54%) NFS
6 2 (0.36%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 59 (10.69%) Opscode Chef
2 56 (10.14%) Puppet
3 40 (7.25%) Ansible
4 20 (3.62%) Vagrant
5 11 (1.99%) Salt
6 9 (1.63%) logstash
7 8 (1.45%) Kibana
8 6 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (0.91%) Nagios
9 5 (0.91%) StatsD
10 4 (0.72%) CA LISA
11 3 (0.54%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.54%) OpenView
12 1 (0.18%) Hyperic
12 1 (0.18%) Graylog
Vendors
1 94 (17.03%) Oracle
2 49 (8.88%) Google
3 27 (4.89%) Atomikos
4 25 (4.53%) Sybase
5 22 (3.99%) VMware
6 16 (2.90%) IBM
6 16 (2.90%) Microsoft
7 14 (2.54%) TIBCO
8 13 (2.36%) DataSynapse
9 12 (2.17%) Red Hat
10 11 (1.99%) SaltStack
11 7 (1.27%) EPiServer
11 7 (1.27%) Sitecore
12 6 (1.09%) New Relic
12 6 (1.09%) Twitter
12 6 (1.09%) Splunk
13 5 (0.91%) hybris
13 5 (0.91%) SAP
13 5 (0.91%) HP
13 5 (0.91%) SEEBURGER
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
I4 Recruitment
Salary: Negotiable D.O.E
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £48000 - £58000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
PCR
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + stock equity
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + pension, healthcare, free parking
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Personnel IT
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Virtual Resources
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Salary: £36000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits full bens (pension, 25 days hols,
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TD Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus package (healthcare, pension, e
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: bonus/benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Scotland
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £90,000 to £110,000 per annum + bonus/benefits (based on experien
Posted: 4 days ago