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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 78 86 86
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 18 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.41% 1.26% 0.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.80% 2.21% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 17 17 3
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +14.75%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.87%
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
643 768 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 50.23% 56.89% 48.28%
Number of salaries quoted 551 707 471
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
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 23 September 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 +8 16 £35,000 +3.70% 3
Groovy
UK

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 71 (98.61%) Java
2 47 (65.28%) JUnit
3 46 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (61.11%) Jenkins
5 38 (52.78%) JavaScript
6 36 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (47.22%) TDD
8 29 (40.28%) SoapUI
9 27 (37.50%) Selenium
10 23 (31.94%) Test Automation
10 23 (31.94%) Maven
10 23 (31.94%) Web Services
11 22 (30.56%) Scrum
12 21 (29.17%) SOA
12 21 (29.17%) Oracle
12 21 (29.17%) Mentoring
13 20 (27.78%) MongoDB
13 20 (27.78%) Spring
13 20 (27.78%) Release Management
14 19 (26.39%) SQL
14 19 (26.39%) OO
15 18 (25.00%) SQL Server
15 18 (25.00%) Hibernate
15 18 (25.00%) Cucumber
16 17 (23.61%) SOAP
17 16 (22.22%) C#
17 16 (22.22%) Bash Shell
17 16 (22.22%) Subversion
17 16 (22.22%) Korn
18 15 (20.83%) BDD

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 13 (18.06%) Confluence
2 11 (15.28%) FileNet
2 11 (15.28%) LiveCycle
3 7 (9.72%) Node.js
3 7 (9.72%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 11 (15.28%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.72%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) HTTP
2 2 (2.78%) SSL
2 2 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (27.78%) MongoDB
2 18 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 13 (18.06%) Apache Cassandra
3 13 (18.06%) NoSQL
4 8 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 8 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (9.72%) Hadoop
5 7 (9.72%) CouchDB
5 7 (9.72%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (9.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 47 (65.28%) JUnit
2 44 (61.11%) Jenkins
3 29 (40.28%) SoapUI
4 27 (37.50%) Selenium
5 23 (31.94%) Maven
6 18 (25.00%) Cucumber
7 16 (22.22%) Subversion
8 15 (20.83%) Hudson
8 15 (20.83%) JIRA
9 12 (16.67%) Git (software)
10 11 (15.28%) WebDriver
11 10 (13.89%) Ant
11 10 (13.89%) CruiseControl
12 7 (9.72%) Mockito
12 7 (9.72%) JBehave
12 7 (9.72%) Gradle
12 7 (9.72%) Apache Ivy
13 3 (4.17%) Calabash
13 3 (4.17%) Mercurial
14 2 (2.78%) Bugzilla
General
1 6 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.56%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Advertising
2 4 (5.56%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (43.06%) Analyst
2 23 (31.94%) Test Analyst
3 22 (30.56%) Developer
4 21 (29.17%) Test Engineer
5 16 (22.22%) Automation Engineer
6 15 (20.83%) Java Developer
7 11 (15.28%) Test Automation Engineer
8 8 (11.11%) Java Consultant
8 8 (11.11%) Java Programmer
8 8 (11.11%) Developer Analyst
8 8 (11.11%) Consultant
8 8 (11.11%) Programmer
9 5 (6.94%) Tester
9 5 (6.94%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (6.94%) Technical Test Analyst
10 4 (5.56%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
10 4 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
10 4 (5.56%) Automation Analyst
10 4 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
10 4 (5.56%) Senior Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (31.94%) Web Services
2 20 (27.78%) Spring
3 18 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 17 (23.61%) SOAP
5 15 (20.83%) XML
6 13 (18.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 12 (16.67%) XSLT
8 11 (15.28%) HTML
8 11 (15.28%) J2EE
8 11 (15.28%) JSF
8 11 (15.28%) REST
9 8 (11.11%) HTML5
10 7 (9.72%) Yii
10 7 (9.72%) jQuery
10 7 (9.72%) Grails
10 7 (9.72%) Middleware
10 7 (9.72%) D3.js
10 7 (9.72%) Apache Cordova
11 4 (5.56%) JSON
12 3 (4.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.44%) Mobile App
2 13 (18.06%) Open Source
3 9 (12.50%) Digital Media
4 7 (9.72%) IPTV
5 6 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (8.33%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (2.78%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.39%) Statistics
7 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.39%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.06%) Android
1 13 (18.06%) Apple iOS
2 9 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (2.78%) UNIX
3 2 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 34 (47.22%) TDD
4 23 (31.94%) Test Automation
5 22 (30.56%) Scrum
6 21 (29.17%) SOA
6 21 (29.17%) Mentoring
7 20 (27.78%) Release Management
8 19 (26.39%) OO
9 15 (20.83%) BDD
10 13 (18.06%) Unit Testing
10 13 (18.06%) RUP
10 13 (18.06%) DSDM
10 13 (18.06%) Configuration Management
10 13 (18.06%) DevOps
11 12 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
11 12 (16.67%) Pair Programming
11 12 (16.67%) Software Engineering
11 12 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (15.28%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (98.61%) Java
2 38 (52.78%) JavaScript
3 19 (26.39%) SQL
4 16 (22.22%) C#
4 16 (22.22%) Korn
4 16 (22.22%) Bash Shell
5 13 (18.06%) Clojure
5 13 (18.06%) Scala
5 13 (18.06%) Perl
6 9 (12.50%) Python
7 7 (9.72%) PHP
8 2 (2.78%) XQuery
8 2 (2.78%) C
8 2 (2.78%) XPath
9 1 (1.39%) C++
9 1 (1.39%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (2.78%) ISEB
1 2 (2.78%) ISTQB
1 2 (2.78%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (29.17%) Oracle
2 13 (18.06%) Twitter
3 11 (15.28%) IBM
3 11 (15.28%) Microsoft
3 11 (15.28%) Adobe
4 3 (4.17%) Perforce
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