The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank 95 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 5 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.36% 1.24% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.76% 2.71% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 0
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
Groovy
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
657 553 739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 47.47% 45.78% 58.47%
Number of salaries quoted 560 491 653
Average salary £36,000 £34,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Groovy across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Groovy
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Groovy across the Wales region.

Groovy Salary Trend in Wales

Groovy
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the Wales region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
South Wales -13 5 £40,000 -23.80% 3
Groovy
UK

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) JUnit
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Python
1 7 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 7 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 7 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (85.71%) Product Management
2 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Korn
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) QA
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) Confluence
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) CentOS
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Bug Management
3 1 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (14.29%) BDD

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) JUnit
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
1 7 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 7 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) QA Automation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) CentOS
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) Product Management
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Bug Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Python
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Korn
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Salary: £36000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Strong benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Strong benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago