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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 206 204 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 11 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.18% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.40% 0.39% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 0
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
2756 2562 2572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.71% 47.01% 52.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2345 2277 2265
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £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 16 September 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 16 September 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 £51,250 -
Warwickshire +2 2 £55,000 +10.00%
Birmingham - 1 - -
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 22 (95.65%) Java
1 22 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (73.91%) Oracle
3 16 (69.57%) Grails
4 15 (65.22%) MongoDB
5 12 (52.17%) CSS
5 12 (52.17%) HTML
6 10 (43.48%) Scrum
6 10 (43.48%) J2EE
6 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
7 9 (39.13%) E-Commerce
7 9 (39.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (39.13%) People Management
8 8 (34.78%) Unit Testing
8 8 (34.78%) RESTful
8 8 (34.78%) SOAP
9 6 (26.09%) Web Services
9 6 (26.09%) PHP
9 6 (26.09%) Linux
9 6 (26.09%) Tomcat
9 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
9 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database
10 5 (21.74%) Marketing
10 5 (21.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 5 (21.74%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
10 5 (21.74%) Hudson
10 5 (21.74%) SAP
10 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (21.74%) Electronics

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (26.09%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.70%) FileNet
2 2 (8.70%) Apache Solr
2 2 (8.70%) Confluence
2 2 (8.70%) GlassFish
2 2 (8.70%) LiveCycle
3 1 (4.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (65.22%) MongoDB
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database
3 4 (17.39%) MySQL
4 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
5 2 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
1 5 (21.74%) Hudson
2 3 (13.04%) Selenium
3 2 (8.70%) Subversion
3 2 (8.70%) RSpec
3 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
3 2 (8.70%) Maven
3 2 (8.70%) JIRA
4 1 (4.35%) WATIR
General
1 5 (21.74%) Marketing
1 5 (21.74%) Electronics
1 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
1 5 (21.74%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Developer
2 11 (47.83%) Java Developer
3 9 (39.13%) Development Manager
3 9 (39.13%) Delivery Manager
4 7 (30.43%) Senior Developer
5 6 (26.09%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (21.74%) Java Software Developer
6 5 (21.74%) Software Developer
7 4 (17.39%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (17.39%) Senior Java Software Developer
8 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
9 2 (8.70%) J2EE Developer
9 2 (8.70%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (8.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 1 (4.35%) PHP Programmer
10 1 (4.35%) Senior PHP Programmer
10 1 (4.35%) Senior Programmer
10 1 (4.35%) Lead Software Engineer
10 1 (4.35%) Web Programmer
10 1 (4.35%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (69.57%) Grails
2 12 (52.17%) CSS
2 12 (52.17%) HTML
3 10 (43.48%) J2EE
4 8 (34.78%) RESTful
4 8 (34.78%) SOAP
5 6 (26.09%) Web Services
6 4 (17.39%) XHTML
6 4 (17.39%) XML
6 4 (17.39%) Spring
7 3 (13.04%) JPA
7 3 (13.04%) Yii
7 3 (13.04%) REST
7 3 (13.04%) CSS3
8 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
8 2 (8.70%) SAX
8 2 (8.70%) XSD
8 2 (8.70%) DOM
8 2 (8.70%) XSLT
8 2 (8.70%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) DTV
2 2 (8.70%) Open Source
2 2 (8.70%) Social Media
2 2 (8.70%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) UNIX
3 1 (4.35%) Android
3 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) Scrum
3 9 (39.13%) E-Commerce
3 9 (39.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (39.13%) People Management
4 8 (34.78%) Unit Testing
5 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
6 5 (21.74%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (21.74%) Programme Management
7 4 (17.39%) TDD
7 4 (17.39%) SOA
7 4 (17.39%) DSDM
7 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (17.39%) Kanban
7 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
8 2 (8.70%) Pair Programming
8 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
8 2 (8.70%) RUP
8 2 (8.70%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) Java
2 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
3 6 (26.09%) PHP
4 3 (13.04%) SQL
5 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.70%) Scala
5 2 (8.70%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) SAP
3 3 (13.04%) Zend
3 3 (13.04%) JBoss
3 3 (13.04%) Adobe
4 2 (8.70%) IBM
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) Twitter