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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 91 93 89
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 12 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.94% 0.73% 0.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.85% 1.24% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 5
Average salary £36,750 £41,750 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.97% +36.88%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
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
648 806 584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 50.82% 59.22% 50.26%
Number of salaries quoted 548 741 531
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,895
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 21 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
South Wales +14 12 £36,750 -10.36% 2
Groovy
UK

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 60 (98.36%) Java
2 42 (68.85%) JUnit
3 38 (62.30%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (59.02%) Jenkins
5 30 (49.18%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (47.54%) JavaScript
7 27 (44.26%) TDD
8 26 (42.62%) SoapUI
9 22 (36.07%) Selenium
10 21 (34.43%) Test Automation
11 17 (27.87%) C#
11 17 (27.87%) Spock
12 16 (26.23%) SQL
12 16 (26.23%) Oracle
12 16 (26.23%) Cucumber
13 15 (24.59%) Bash Shell
13 15 (24.59%) Release Management
13 15 (24.59%) Maven
13 15 (24.59%) Spring
13 15 (24.59%) Korn
13 15 (24.59%) Web Services
13 15 (24.59%) OO
13 15 (24.59%) MongoDB
14 14 (22.95%) SQL Server
14 14 (22.95%) Hibernate
14 14 (22.95%) Scrum
15 13 (21.31%) SOA
15 13 (21.31%) BDD
15 13 (21.31%) Mentoring
16 12 (19.67%) Perl

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 8 (13.11%) Confluence
1 8 (13.11%) Node.js
1 8 (13.11%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (9.84%) FileNet
2 6 (9.84%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 6 (9.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) HTTP
1 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.59%) MongoDB
2 14 (22.95%) SQL Server
3 8 (13.11%) MySQL
3 8 (13.11%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (13.11%) Hadoop
3 8 (13.11%) CouchDB
4 7 (11.48%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (11.48%) NoSQL
5 6 (9.84%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (9.84%) Oracle Database
6 5 (8.20%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 42 (68.85%) JUnit
2 36 (59.02%) Jenkins
3 26 (42.62%) SoapUI
4 22 (36.07%) Selenium
5 17 (27.87%) Spock
6 16 (26.23%) Cucumber
7 15 (24.59%) Maven
8 10 (16.39%) Git (software)
9 9 (14.75%) WebDriver
10 8 (13.11%) Ant
10 8 (13.11%) JIRA
10 8 (13.11%) CruiseControl
10 8 (13.11%) Subversion
10 8 (13.11%) Mockito
10 8 (13.11%) Gradle
10 8 (13.11%) Apache Ivy
11 7 (11.48%) Hudson
12 5 (8.20%) JBehave
13 3 (4.92%) Appium
13 3 (4.92%) Calabash
General
1 6 (9.84%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.56%) Finance
3 3 (4.92%) Advertising
4 2 (3.28%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (34.43%) Analyst
1 21 (34.43%) Test Engineer
2 20 (32.79%) Developer
3 17 (27.87%) Test Analyst
4 14 (22.95%) Automation Engineer
5 12 (19.67%) Java Developer
6 11 (18.03%) Test Automation Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Tester
8 4 (6.56%) Consultant
8 4 (6.56%) Programmer
8 4 (6.56%) Automation Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Java Consultant
8 4 (6.56%) Java Programmer
8 4 (6.56%) Developer Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Technical Test Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Senior Technical Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.59%) Spring
1 15 (24.59%) Web Services
2 14 (22.95%) Hibernate
3 11 (18.03%) REST
4 10 (16.39%) SOAP
5 9 (14.75%) HTML
6 8 (13.11%) HTML5
6 8 (13.11%) Grails
6 8 (13.11%) jQuery
6 8 (13.11%) Apache Cordova
6 8 (13.11%) D3.js
6 8 (13.11%) Yii
7 7 (11.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (11.48%) XSLT
7 7 (11.48%) XML
8 6 (9.84%) J2EE
8 6 (9.84%) JSF
9 4 (6.56%) Middleware
10 3 (4.92%) RESTful
11 1 (1.64%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Mobile App
2 7 (11.48%) Open Source
3 6 (9.84%) Mobile Payment
3 6 (9.84%) Digital Media
4 4 (6.56%) IPTV
4 4 (6.56%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.28%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.28%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.64%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.64%) User Experience
6 1 (1.64%) Statistics
6 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.64%) DTV
6 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.03%) Linux
2 8 (13.11%) Android
2 8 (13.11%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.28%) Windows
4 1 (1.64%) CentOS
4 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (62.30%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (49.18%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (44.26%) TDD
4 21 (34.43%) Test Automation
5 15 (24.59%) Release Management
5 15 (24.59%) OO
6 14 (22.95%) Scrum
7 13 (21.31%) SOA
7 13 (21.31%) BDD
7 13 (21.31%) Mentoring
8 10 (16.39%) Test Scripting
9 9 (14.75%) Automated Testing
10 8 (13.11%) Web Development
10 8 (13.11%) Microservices
11 7 (11.48%) DevOps
11 7 (11.48%) Unit Testing
11 7 (11.48%) RUP
11 7 (11.48%) DSDM
11 7 (11.48%) OOA/OOD
11 7 (11.48%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (98.36%) Java
2 29 (47.54%) JavaScript
3 17 (27.87%) C#
4 16 (26.23%) SQL
5 15 (24.59%) Bash Shell
5 15 (24.59%) Korn
6 12 (19.67%) Perl
7 11 (18.03%) Python
8 8 (13.11%) PHP
9 7 (11.48%) Scala
9 7 (11.48%) Clojure
10 2 (3.28%) C
11 1 (1.64%) Ruby
11 1 (1.64%) C++
11 1 (1.64%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (26.23%) Oracle
2 7 (11.48%) Twitter
3 6 (9.84%) IBM
3 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.84%) Adobe
4 3 (4.92%) Perforce
5 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Extensive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday