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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 213 191 201
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +10
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 9 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.24% 0.021%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.31% 0.50% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 1
Average salary £45,000 £48,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +21.87%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-9.57% +8.04%
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
2864 2607 2430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.83% 49.02% 52.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2484 2302 2127
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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
Warwickshire -5 5 £45,000 -7.69%
Coventry - 4 £45,000 -
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (83.33%) Java
3 15 (62.50%) MongoDB
4 14 (58.33%) Grails
4 14 (58.33%) Oracle
5 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
6 10 (41.67%) CSS
6 10 (41.67%) HTML
7 9 (37.50%) E-Commerce
7 9 (37.50%) Scrum
7 9 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (37.50%) People Management
8 8 (33.33%) RESTful
9 7 (29.17%) J2EE
9 7 (29.17%) Selenium
9 7 (29.17%) Unit Testing
10 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
10 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
10 6 (25.00%) Hudson
10 6 (25.00%) PHP
10 6 (25.00%) SOAP
10 6 (25.00%) Web Services
10 6 (25.00%) SOA
11 5 (20.83%) Finance
11 5 (20.83%) Manufacturing
11 5 (20.83%) Electronics
11 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
11 5 (20.83%) Programme Management
11 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (20.83%) DTV

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (16.67%) JBoss
1 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 4 (16.67%) GlassFish
2 2 (8.33%) FileNet
2 2 (8.33%) LiveCycle
2 2 (8.33%) Confluence
3 1 (4.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (62.50%) MongoDB
2 5 (20.83%) MySQL
3 4 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Selenium
2 6 (25.00%) Hudson
2 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (16.67%) RSpec
3 4 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 3 (12.50%) WATIR
4 3 (12.50%) JMeter
5 2 (8.33%) Subversion
5 2 (8.33%) Maven
5 2 (8.33%) JIRA
6 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
6 1 (4.17%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 5 (20.83%) Electronics
1 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
1 5 (20.83%) Manufacturing
1 5 (20.83%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Development Manager
1 9 (37.50%) Delivery Manager
2 8 (33.33%) Developer
3 7 (29.17%) Java Developer
4 6 (25.00%) Senior Developer
5 5 (20.83%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (16.67%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (16.67%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 4 (16.67%) Software Developer
6 4 (16.67%) Software Engineer
6 4 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (8.33%) Analyst
8 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
9 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
9 1 (4.17%) Programmer
9 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
9 1 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) Grails
2 10 (41.67%) CSS
2 10 (41.67%) HTML
3 8 (33.33%) RESTful
4 7 (29.17%) J2EE
5 6 (25.00%) SOAP
5 6 (25.00%) Web Services
6 5 (20.83%) Spring
7 4 (16.67%) Yii
7 4 (16.67%) CSS3
7 4 (16.67%) JAX-RS
7 4 (16.67%) XHTML
7 4 (16.67%) JPA
7 4 (16.67%) RESTEasy
8 3 (12.50%) JMS
9 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
9 2 (8.33%) XML
9 2 (8.33%) XSLT
9 2 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (8.33%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) DTV
2 2 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Android
2 3 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 9 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (37.50%) Scrum
2 9 (37.50%) People Management
3 7 (29.17%) Unit Testing
4 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (25.00%) SOA
5 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (20.83%) Programme Management
5 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
5 5 (20.83%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (16.67%) Kanban
7 3 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (12.50%) DSDM
7 3 (12.50%) TDD
8 2 (8.33%) Pair Programming
8 2 (8.33%) Release Management
8 2 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) Java
2 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
3 6 (25.00%) PHP
4 4 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (8.33%) Scala
5 2 (8.33%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) SAP
3 4 (16.67%) Zend
4 3 (12.50%) Adobe
5 2 (8.33%) Twitter
5 2 (8.33%) IBM
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.17%) Appcelerator