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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank 207 195 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 7 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.25% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.27% 0.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 0
Average salary £65,000 £48,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
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
2568 2593 2466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.49% 49.63% 49.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2319 2260 2150
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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
Birmingham -5 5 £65,000 +44.44%
Warwickshire -17 1 £47,500 -5.00%
Worcestershire - 1 £42,500 -
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
2 12 (66.67%) Linux
2 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (44.44%) Java
4 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
5 7 (38.89%) Selenium
5 7 (38.89%) MySQL
6 6 (33.33%) Perl
6 6 (33.33%) HTML
6 6 (33.33%) CSS
6 6 (33.33%) Maven
6 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (33.33%) Puppet
7 5 (27.78%) Apple iOS
7 5 (27.78%) WebDriver
7 5 (27.78%) GoogleTest
7 5 (27.78%) IaaS
7 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (27.78%) Bourne shell
7 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
7 5 (27.78%) ZABBIX
7 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (27.78%) Android
7 5 (27.78%) Automation Testing
7 5 (27.78%) Vagrant
7 5 (27.78%) Sensu
7 5 (27.78%) DevOps
7 5 (27.78%) Ansible

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 3 (16.67%) GlassFish
1 3 (16.67%) JBoss
2 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (27.78%) IaaS
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) MySQL
2 3 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 7 (38.89%) Selenium
4 6 (33.33%) Maven
5 5 (27.78%) WebDriver
5 5 (27.78%) GoogleTest
5 5 (27.78%) JMeter
6 3 (16.67%) JIRA
6 3 (16.67%) Subversion
7 2 (11.11%) Hudson
7 2 (11.11%) RSpec
7 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
7 2 (11.11%) WATIR
8 1 (5.56%) JUnit
8 1 (5.56%) Liquibase
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Automation Tester
1 5 (27.78%) Senior Automation Tester
1 5 (27.78%) Senior Software Tester
1 5 (27.78%) Senior Tester
1 5 (27.78%) Tester
1 5 (27.78%) Software Tester
1 5 (27.78%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) AWS Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) HTML
1 6 (33.33%) CSS
2 5 (27.78%) Sensu
2 5 (27.78%) Web Services
3 4 (22.22%) XML
3 4 (22.22%) JSON
3 4 (22.22%) Grails
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 3 (16.67%) Spring
4 3 (16.67%) XSD
4 3 (16.67%) DOM
4 3 (16.67%) SOAP
4 3 (16.67%) .NET
4 3 (16.67%) SAX
4 3 (16.67%) RESTful
4 3 (16.67%) REST
5 2 (11.11%) CSS3
5 2 (11.11%) JAX-RS
5 2 (11.11%) Yii
5 2 (11.11%) JPA
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Apple iOS
2 5 (27.78%) Android
2 5 (27.78%) Ubuntu
2 5 (27.78%) UNIX
2 5 (27.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (27.78%) Automation Testing
3 5 (27.78%) DevOps
4 3 (16.67%) SOA
4 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.56%) TDD
6 1 (5.56%) Pair Programming
6 1 (5.56%) Scrum
6 1 (5.56%) MVC
6 1 (5.56%) DSDM
6 1 (5.56%) OO
6 1 (5.56%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (5.56%) Open Source
6 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
2 8 (44.44%) Java
3 6 (33.33%) Perl
4 5 (27.78%) Bourne shell
4 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
4 5 (27.78%) PHP
4 5 (27.78%) SQL
4 5 (27.78%) Python
5 3 (16.67%) C#
6 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Puppet
2 5 (27.78%) ZABBIX
2 5 (27.78%) Vagrant
2 5 (27.78%) Ansible
2 5 (27.78%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Google
1 5 (27.78%) VMware
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) Zend