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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank 222 215 198
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -17
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 17 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.094% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.64% 0.19% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 17 2 13
Median salary £57,500 £48,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.94% +8.33%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
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
2644 2677 2436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 42.62% 50.27% 48.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2272 2402 2099
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.91%

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Groovy as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 3 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 10 £71,250 -
Warwickshire -8 6 £57,500 +17.94%
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT jobs citing Groovy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 47 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (95.74%) Spring
2 45 (95.74%) Java
2 45 (95.74%) Scrum
3 42 (89.36%) TDD
4 41 (87.23%) Java EE
5 40 (85.11%) Jenkins
6 39 (82.98%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (78.72%) Software Engineering
8 32 (68.09%) Puppet
9 30 (63.83%) Hibernate
9 30 (63.83%) JBoss
9 30 (63.83%) JMS
9 30 (63.83%) SOA
9 30 (63.83%) Degree
9 30 (63.83%) Grails
10 29 (61.70%) GlassFish
10 29 (61.70%) Unit Testing
10 29 (61.70%) JPA
10 29 (61.70%) Smart Meter
10 29 (61.70%) RESTful
10 29 (61.70%) Mathematics
10 29 (61.70%) Billing
10 29 (61.70%) SQL
10 29 (61.70%) MySQL
10 29 (61.70%) JUnit
10 29 (61.70%) PostgreSQL
10 29 (61.70%) Cucumber
10 29 (61.70%) RSpec
10 29 (61.70%) JBehave

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (63.83%) JBoss
2 29 (61.70%) GlassFish
2 29 (61.70%) WildFly
3 8 (17.02%) Node.js
4 3 (6.38%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.13%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (2.13%) Mule
5 1 (2.13%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.02%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.38%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (6.38%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (61.70%) MySQL
1 29 (61.70%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (31.91%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.51%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (8.51%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.38%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 40 (85.11%) Jenkins
2 29 (61.70%) Cucumber
2 29 (61.70%) Hudson
2 29 (61.70%) JBehave
2 29 (61.70%) JUnit
2 29 (61.70%) RSpec
3 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.38%) Maven
3 3 (6.38%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
General
1 29 (61.70%) Billing
2 12 (25.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (78.72%) Developer
1 37 (78.72%) Java Developer
2 29 (61.70%) Agile Developer
2 29 (61.70%) Agile Java Developer
2 29 (61.70%) Lead Developer
2 29 (61.70%) Lead Java Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Java Technologist
3 8 (17.02%) Senior Technologist
3 8 (17.02%) Technologist
4 4 (8.51%) Cloud Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Integration Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Applications Developer
5 3 (6.38%) AWS Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Java Applications Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Applications Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Java Applications Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (2.13%) Test Consultant
6 1 (2.13%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (95.74%) Spring
2 41 (87.23%) Java EE
3 30 (63.83%) Grails
3 30 (63.83%) Hibernate
3 30 (63.83%) JMS
4 29 (61.70%) JAX-RS
4 29 (61.70%) JPA
4 29 (61.70%) RESTEasy
4 29 (61.70%) RESTful
5 16 (34.04%) XML
6 15 (31.91%) Spring MVC
7 13 (27.66%) REST
7 13 (27.66%) Spring Integration
8 12 (25.53%) Apache Camel
8 12 (25.53%) JRuby
9 9 (19.15%) HTML
9 9 (19.15%) HTML5
10 8 (17.02%) AngularJS
10 8 (17.02%) React
11 6 (12.77%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 29 (61.70%) Mathematics
1 29 (61.70%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (95.74%) Scrum
3 42 (89.36%) TDD
4 39 (82.98%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (78.72%) Software Engineering
6 30 (63.83%) SOA
7 29 (61.70%) Coaching
7 29 (61.70%) Dependency Injection
7 29 (61.70%) Mentoring
7 29 (61.70%) Unit Testing
8 16 (34.04%) Open Source
9 15 (31.91%) MVC
10 13 (27.66%) DevOps
11 12 (25.53%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (17.02%) Kanban
13 7 (14.89%) DSDM
13 7 (14.89%) Open Source Development
13 7 (14.89%) RUP
14 4 (8.51%) BDD
15 3 (6.38%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (95.74%) Java
2 29 (61.70%) SQL
3 16 (34.04%) Scala
4 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.38%) Clojure
5 3 (6.38%) Ruby
6 2 (4.26%) Python
7 1 (2.13%) Perl
7 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (63.83%) Degree
System Software
1 29 (61.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 32 (68.09%) Puppet
2 3 (6.38%) Grafana
2 3 (6.38%) Graphite
2 3 (6.38%) Packer
2 3 (6.38%) Terraform
2 3 (6.38%) Uchiwa
3 1 (2.13%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 4 (8.51%) WSO2
2 3 (6.38%) Atlassian
2 3 (6.38%) Google
2 3 (6.38%) MuleSoft
3 1 (2.13%) CA