The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 200 - 199
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 14 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.26% - 0.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.53% - 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 1
Average salary £57,500 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2625 2640 2590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.87% 47.52% 53.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2262 2333 2289
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Groovy
England

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
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 25 July 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
Coventry - 9 £57,500 -
Warwickshire - 3 £52,500 -
Birmingham - 2 £45,000 -
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 28 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (71.43%) Oracle
4 18 (64.29%) Grails
5 17 (60.71%) HTML
5 17 (60.71%) CSS
6 15 (53.57%) J2EE
7 14 (50.00%) Scrum
8 12 (42.86%) RESTful
8 12 (42.86%) MongoDB
9 11 (39.29%) SOAP
10 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
11 9 (32.14%) XML
11 9 (32.14%) Linux
11 9 (32.14%) Tomcat
11 9 (32.14%) E-Commerce
11 9 (32.14%) REST
11 9 (32.14%) Oracle Database
12 8 (28.57%) Unit Testing
12 8 (28.57%) PHP
12 8 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (25.00%) SAX
13 7 (25.00%) Shell Script
13 7 (25.00%) XSD
13 7 (25.00%) DOM
13 7 (25.00%) UNIX
13 7 (25.00%) CRM
13 7 (25.00%) B2B
13 7 (25.00%) B2C
13 7 (25.00%) JSON

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 9 (32.14%) Tomcat
2 7 (25.00%) Apache Solr
3 4 (14.29%) GlassFish
4 2 (7.14%) LiveCycle
4 2 (7.14%) FileNet
4 2 (7.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) MongoDB
2 9 (32.14%) Oracle Database
3 5 (17.86%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (17.86%) MySQL
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Hudson
1 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (17.86%) Selenium
3 3 (10.71%) RSpec
3 3 (10.71%) Cucumber
4 2 (7.14%) Subversion
4 2 (7.14%) Maven
4 2 (7.14%) JIRA
4 2 (7.14%) WATIR
General
1 3 (10.71%) Electronics
1 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
1 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
1 3 (10.71%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Developer
1 18 (64.29%) Java Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Development Manager
2 8 (28.57%) Delivery Manager
2 8 (28.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 7 (25.00%) J2EE Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Senior Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Java Software Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Software Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Lead Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (64.29%) Grails
2 17 (60.71%) HTML
2 17 (60.71%) CSS
3 15 (53.57%) J2EE
4 12 (42.86%) RESTful
5 11 (39.29%) SOAP
6 9 (32.14%) XML
6 9 (32.14%) REST
7 7 (25.00%) XSD
7 7 (25.00%) DOM
7 7 (25.00%) JSON
7 7 (25.00%) SAX
8 6 (21.43%) Spring
9 5 (17.86%) JPA
9 5 (17.86%) Web Services
9 5 (17.86%) CSS3
10 4 (14.29%) HTML5
10 4 (14.29%) Yii
11 3 (10.71%) RESTEasy
11 3 (10.71%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Social Media
2 3 (10.71%) DTV
2 3 (10.71%) Mathematics
3 2 (7.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Linux
2 7 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) Scrum
3 9 (32.14%) E-Commerce
4 8 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 7 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 7 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (25.00%) CRM
5 7 (25.00%) B2B
5 7 (25.00%) B2C
6 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
6 6 (21.43%) TDD
6 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (17.86%) SOA
7 5 (17.86%) DSDM
8 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (10.71%) Programme Management
8 3 (10.71%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 8 (28.57%) PHP
4 7 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (7.14%) Scala
6 2 (7.14%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) Oracle
2 5 (17.86%) JBoss
3 4 (14.29%) Zend
4 3 (10.71%) SAP
5 2 (7.14%) Twitter
5 2 (7.14%) IBM
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.14%) Adobe