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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 196 198 194
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 12 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.13% 0.042%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.46% 0.27% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 0
Average salary £57,500 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
2634 2559 2545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.03% 46.96% 52.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2224 2288 2242
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 28 August 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 - 8 £57,500 -
Warwickshire +9 3 £52,500 +10.52%
Birmingham - 1 - -
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 24 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (70.83%) Oracle
2 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (58.33%) CSS
3 14 (58.33%) HTML
3 14 (58.33%) Grails
3 14 (58.33%) MongoDB
4 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 11 (45.83%) J2EE
5 11 (45.83%) Scrum
6 10 (41.67%) Unit Testing
7 9 (37.50%) RESTful
8 8 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (33.33%) E-Commerce
8 8 (33.33%) PHP
8 8 (33.33%) SOAP
9 7 (29.17%) Hudson
9 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
10 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database
10 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
10 6 (25.00%) Web Services
10 6 (25.00%) Linux
10 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
10 6 (25.00%) TDD
10 6 (25.00%) Spring
11 5 (20.83%) Programme Management
11 5 (20.83%) JBoss
11 5 (20.83%) DTV
11 5 (20.83%) PostgreSQL

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (16.67%) GlassFish
3 2 (8.33%) Confluence
3 2 (8.33%) Apache Solr
3 2 (8.33%) LiveCycle
3 2 (8.33%) FileNet
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (58.33%) MongoDB
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (20.83%) MySQL
4 2 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Hudson
1 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
2 5 (20.83%) Selenium
3 3 (12.50%) RSpec
3 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.33%) WATIR
4 2 (8.33%) JIRA
4 2 (8.33%) Subversion
4 2 (8.33%) Maven
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
1 5 (20.83%) Manufacturing
1 5 (20.83%) Electronics
1 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
1 5 (20.83%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Java Developer
1 14 (58.33%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
2 8 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Development Manager
2 8 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Software Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Java Software Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Java Software Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) CSS
1 14 (58.33%) HTML
1 14 (58.33%) Grails
2 11 (45.83%) J2EE
3 9 (37.50%) RESTful
4 8 (33.33%) SOAP
5 6 (25.00%) Web Services
5 6 (25.00%) Spring
6 5 (20.83%) JPA
6 5 (20.83%) CSS3
7 4 (16.67%) Yii
7 4 (16.67%) REST
7 4 (16.67%) HTML5
7 4 (16.67%) XML
7 4 (16.67%) XHTML
8 3 (12.50%) Hibernate
8 3 (12.50%) JMS
8 3 (12.50%) JAX-RS
8 3 (12.50%) RESTEasy
9 2 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) DTV
2 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 2 (8.33%) Open Source
3 2 (8.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) Scrum
3 10 (41.67%) Unit Testing
4 8 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (25.00%) TDD
6 5 (20.83%) Programme Management
6 5 (20.83%) DSDM
6 5 (20.83%) SOA
6 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (20.83%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (16.67%) Kanban
8 2 (8.33%) DevOps
8 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (8.33%) Release Management
8 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (33.33%) PHP
4 4 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (8.33%) Clojure
5 2 (8.33%) Scala
5 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) JBoss
2 5 (20.83%) SAP
3 4 (16.67%) Zend
4 2 (8.33%) Twitter
4 2 (8.33%) IBM
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.33%) Adobe