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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank 208 202 204
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 9 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.34% 0.41% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 7
Average salary £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
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
2636 2655 2566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.05% 49.19% 47.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2335 2244 2291
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 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 4 September 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 +8 8 £65,000 -
Warwickshire -5 1 £65,000 +23.80%
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 15 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 14 (77.78%) Perl
2 14 (77.78%) Linux
3 13 (72.22%) Python
3 13 (72.22%) Nagios
3 13 (72.22%) VMware
3 13 (72.22%) Maven
3 13 (72.22%) Bourne shell
3 13 (72.22%) Bash Shell
3 13 (72.22%) Puppet
3 13 (72.22%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (72.22%) UNIX
3 13 (72.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (72.22%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (72.22%) Ubuntu
3 13 (72.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (72.22%) Git (software)
3 13 (72.22%) ZABBIX
3 13 (72.22%) Vagrant
3 13 (72.22%) Ansible
3 13 (72.22%) Sensu
3 13 (72.22%) DevOps
3 13 (72.22%) IaaS
4 5 (27.78%) MySQL
4 5 (27.78%) Java
5 4 (22.22%) Degree
5 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (22.22%) RESTful
6 3 (16.67%) Spring
6 3 (16.67%) JavaScript

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 2 (11.11%) JBoss
1 2 (11.11%) GlassFish
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (72.22%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (72.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 13 (72.22%) Maven
2 13 (72.22%) Git (software)
3 3 (16.67%) JUnit
4 2 (11.11%) WATIR
4 2 (11.11%) Selenium
4 2 (11.11%) RSpec
4 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 2 (11.11%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Software Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) Sensu
2 4 (22.22%) RESTful
3 3 (16.67%) Spring
4 2 (11.11%) Java EE
4 2 (11.11%) HTML
4 2 (11.11%) CSS
4 2 (11.11%) Yii
4 2 (11.11%) CSS3
4 2 (11.11%) JAX-RS
4 2 (11.11%) JMS
4 2 (11.11%) JPA
4 2 (11.11%) RESTEasy
5 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.56%) Web Services
5 1 (5.56%) XML
5 1 (5.56%) XSLT
5 1 (5.56%) JSON
5 1 (5.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Streaming Media
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Linux
2 13 (72.22%) Ubuntu
2 13 (72.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Continuous Integration
1 13 (72.22%) DevOps
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.11%) Stress Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
3 2 (11.11%) SOA
3 2 (11.11%) SDLC
3 2 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (5.56%) OO
4 1 (5.56%) MVC
4 1 (5.56%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) Perl
2 13 (72.22%) Python
2 13 (72.22%) Bourne shell
2 13 (72.22%) Bash Shell
3 5 (27.78%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) PHP
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (72.22%) Nagios
1 13 (72.22%) ZABBIX
1 13 (72.22%) Puppet
1 13 (72.22%) Vagrant
1 13 (72.22%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) VMware
2 2 (11.11%) Zend
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle