The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank 201 168 200
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +32
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 10 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.34% 0.021%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.40% 0.70% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 0
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Groovy
England

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

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2514 2150 2334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.35% 48.38% 47.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2238 1830 2039
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Groovy
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Groovy Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Groovy
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Groovy across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Groovy Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Groovy
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Warwickshire -8 7 £45,000 -18.18%
Coventry -16 3 - -
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 27 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 27 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (81.48%) Selenium
3 19 (70.37%) JMeter
4 18 (66.67%) Android
4 18 (66.67%) Apple iOS
5 17 (62.96%) Automation Testing
6 14 (51.85%) WebDriver
7 13 (48.15%) Linux
8 12 (44.44%) Windows
8 12 (44.44%) Google
8 12 (44.44%) GoogleTest
9 8 (29.63%) Java
10 7 (25.93%) CSS
10 7 (25.93%) HTML
10 7 (25.93%) MySQL
11 6 (22.22%) SQL
11 6 (22.22%) Scrum
12 5 (18.52%) PHP
13 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
13 4 (14.81%) Oracle
13 4 (14.81%) Web Services
13 4 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (14.81%) SOA
13 4 (14.81%) JBoss
13 4 (14.81%) RESTful
13 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
13 4 (14.81%) Grails
13 4 (14.81%) GlassFish
14 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 4 (14.81%) JBoss
1 4 (14.81%) GlassFish
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) MySQL
2 4 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (81.48%) Selenium
2 19 (70.37%) JMeter
3 14 (51.85%) WebDriver
4 12 (44.44%) GoogleTest
5 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
5 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
6 3 (11.11%) RSpec
6 3 (11.11%) Cucumber
6 3 (11.11%) Hudson
6 3 (11.11%) Subversion
6 3 (11.11%) JIRA
6 3 (11.11%) WATIR
7 2 (7.41%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (3.70%) Maven
8 1 (3.70%) Liquibase
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Tester
1 9 (33.33%) Software Tester
1 9 (33.33%) Senior Tester
1 9 (33.33%) Senior Software Tester
1 9 (33.33%) Automation Tester
1 9 (33.33%) Senior Automation Tester
2 5 (18.52%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Test Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Senior Test Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Software Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Software Deployment Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) HTML
1 7 (25.93%) CSS
2 4 (14.81%) RESTful
2 4 (14.81%) Web Services
2 4 (14.81%) Grails
3 3 (11.11%) JPA
3 3 (11.11%) XML
3 3 (11.11%) XSD
3 3 (11.11%) DOM
3 3 (11.11%) JMS
3 3 (11.11%) SAX
3 3 (11.11%) Spring
3 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 3 (11.11%) JSON
3 3 (11.11%) Yii
3 3 (11.11%) REST
3 3 (11.11%) CSS3
3 3 (11.11%) JAX-RS
3 3 (11.11%) RESTEasy
3 3 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Android
1 18 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 13 (48.15%) Linux
3 12 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (62.96%) Automation Testing
3 6 (22.22%) Scrum
4 4 (14.81%) SOA
5 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (3.70%) Software Deployment
6 1 (3.70%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.70%) DSDM
6 1 (3.70%) TDD
6 1 (3.70%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (29.63%) Java
3 6 (22.22%) SQL
4 5 (18.52%) PHP
5 3 (11.11%) C#
6 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Google
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) Zend
4 2 (7.41%) Appcelerator