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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank 207 180 -
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 6 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.27% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.22% 0.55% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 0
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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
2672 2363 2420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 50.24% 48.58% 48.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2398 2031 2108
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 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
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
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 April 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 April 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 3 £50,000 -
Coventry -13 3 - -
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 23 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (78.26%) Selenium
3 16 (69.57%) Android
3 16 (69.57%) JMeter
3 16 (69.57%) Apple iOS
4 15 (65.22%) Automation Testing
5 13 (56.52%) WebDriver
5 13 (56.52%) Linux
6 12 (52.17%) Windows
6 12 (52.17%) Google
6 12 (52.17%) GoogleTest
7 7 (30.43%) Java
8 6 (26.09%) CSS
8 6 (26.09%) HTML
8 6 (26.09%) MySQL
9 5 (21.74%) SQL
10 4 (17.39%) Oracle
10 4 (17.39%) PHP
10 4 (17.39%) Web Services
10 4 (17.39%) Scrum
10 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
10 4 (17.39%) Grails
11 3 (13.04%) GlassFish
11 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
11 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
11 3 (13.04%) Subversion
11 3 (13.04%) JSON
11 3 (13.04%) JIRA
11 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (13.04%) JBoss
1 3 (13.04%) GlassFish
2 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) MySQL
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (78.26%) Selenium
2 16 (69.57%) JMeter
3 13 (56.52%) WebDriver
4 12 (52.17%) GoogleTest
5 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
6 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
6 3 (13.04%) Subversion
6 3 (13.04%) JIRA
7 2 (8.70%) WATIR
7 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
7 2 (8.70%) Hudson
7 2 (8.70%) RSpec
8 1 (4.35%) Liquibase
8 1 (4.35%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (4.35%) Maven
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Tester
1 9 (39.13%) Software Tester
1 9 (39.13%) Senior Tester
1 9 (39.13%) Senior Software Tester
1 9 (39.13%) Automation Tester
1 9 (39.13%) Senior Automation Tester
2 4 (17.39%) Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Test Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) HTML
1 6 (26.09%) CSS
2 4 (17.39%) Web Services
2 4 (17.39%) Grails
3 3 (13.04%) RESTful
3 3 (13.04%) SAX
3 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
3 3 (13.04%) JSON
3 3 (13.04%) XML
3 3 (13.04%) XSD
3 3 (13.04%) DOM
3 3 (13.04%) SOAP
3 3 (13.04%) .NET
3 3 (13.04%) REST
4 2 (8.70%) CSS3
4 2 (8.70%) JAX-RS
4 2 (8.70%) RESTEasy
4 2 (8.70%) J2EE
4 2 (8.70%) JMS
4 2 (8.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Android
1 16 (69.57%) Apple iOS
2 13 (56.52%) Linux
3 12 (52.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (65.22%) Automation Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Scrum
4 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
4 3 (13.04%) SOA
5 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.70%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (4.35%) Software Deployment
6 1 (4.35%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.35%) DSDM
6 1 (4.35%) TDD
6 1 (4.35%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (30.43%) Java
3 5 (21.74%) SQL
4 4 (17.39%) PHP
5 3 (13.04%) C#
6 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Google
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) Zend
4 1 (4.35%) Appcelerator