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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank 199 195 175
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -20
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 34 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.59% 0.28% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.36% 0.58% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 24 14 15
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
2494 2417 2096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 43.33% 48.61% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2151 2167 1791
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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 -10 21 £57,500 +27.77%
Birmingham - 8 £68,750 -
Shropshire - 1 £55,000 -
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 56 (94.92%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (91.53%) TDD
2 54 (91.53%) Spring
2 54 (91.53%) Java
3 52 (88.14%) Continuous Integration
4 49 (83.05%) Scrum
5 33 (55.93%) Jenkins
6 32 (54.24%) Java EE
7 30 (50.85%) Software Engineering
7 30 (50.85%) MVC
7 30 (50.85%) JavaScript
7 30 (50.85%) REST
7 30 (50.85%) Spring Integration
7 30 (50.85%) Scala
7 30 (50.85%) Open Source
8 29 (49.15%) Hudson
9 28 (47.46%) HTML5
9 28 (47.46%) JSON
9 28 (47.46%) HTML
10 26 (44.07%) PostgreSQL
10 26 (44.07%) XML
10 26 (44.07%) AngularJS
10 26 (44.07%) Apache Camel
11 25 (42.37%) Mentoring
11 25 (42.37%) Coaching
11 25 (42.37%) SOA
11 25 (42.37%) Degree
12 24 (40.68%) Mathematics
12 24 (40.68%) Spring MVC
12 24 (40.68%) Billing

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 24 (40.68%) GlassFish
1 24 (40.68%) JBoss
1 24 (40.68%) WildFly
2 10 (16.95%) Node.js
3 5 (8.47%) Confluence
4 2 (3.39%) Apache
4 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 16 (27.12%) SaaS
2 6 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) Firewall
1 2 (3.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (44.07%) PostgreSQL
2 24 (40.68%) MySQL
2 24 (40.68%) NoSQL
3 16 (27.12%) Apache Cassandra
3 16 (27.12%) MongoDB
3 16 (27.12%) Neo4j
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (55.93%) Jenkins
2 29 (49.15%) Hudson
3 24 (40.68%) Cucumber
3 24 (40.68%) JBehave
3 24 (40.68%) JUnit
3 24 (40.68%) RSpec
4 6 (10.17%) Maven
5 5 (8.47%) Bugzilla
5 5 (8.47%) Git (software)
5 5 (8.47%) JIRA
5 5 (8.47%) JIRA Agile
5 5 (8.47%) Subversion
6 1 (1.69%) SoapUI
General
1 24 (40.68%) Billing
2 8 (13.56%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.47%) Games
4 1 (1.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 49 (83.05%) Developer
1 49 (83.05%) Java Developer
2 40 (67.80%) Agile Developer
2 40 (67.80%) Agile Java Developer
3 28 (47.46%) Lead Developer
4 24 (40.68%) Lead Java Developer
5 11 (18.64%) Senior Developer
5 11 (18.64%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (15.25%) Java Technologist
6 9 (15.25%) Senior Technologist
6 9 (15.25%) Technologist
7 7 (11.86%) Consultant
7 7 (11.86%) Senior Consultant
8 6 (10.17%) Java Consultant
8 6 (10.17%) Senior Agile Developer
8 6 (10.17%) Senior Agile Java Developer
8 6 (10.17%) Senior Java Consultant
9 2 (3.39%) Administrator
9 2 (3.39%) DevOps Manager
9 2 (3.39%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (91.53%) Spring
2 32 (54.24%) Java EE
3 30 (50.85%) REST
3 30 (50.85%) Spring Integration
4 28 (47.46%) HTML
4 28 (47.46%) HTML5
4 28 (47.46%) JSON
5 26 (44.07%) AngularJS
5 26 (44.07%) Apache Camel
5 26 (44.07%) XML
6 24 (40.68%) Grails
6 24 (40.68%) Hibernate
6 24 (40.68%) JAX-RS
6 24 (40.68%) JMS
6 24 (40.68%) JPA
6 24 (40.68%) RESTEasy
6 24 (40.68%) RESTful
6 24 (40.68%) Spring MVC
7 20 (33.90%) Web Services
8 18 (30.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 24 (40.68%) Mathematics
1 24 (40.68%) Smart Meter
2 6 (10.17%) Blog
3 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) Unix
2 2 (3.39%) CentOS
2 2 (3.39%) Linux
2 2 (3.39%) SUSE
2 2 (3.39%) Windows
2 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (94.92%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (91.53%) TDD
3 52 (88.14%) Continuous Integration
4 49 (83.05%) Scrum
5 30 (50.85%) MVC
5 30 (50.85%) Open Source
5 30 (50.85%) Software Engineering
6 25 (42.37%) Coaching
6 25 (42.37%) Mentoring
6 25 (42.37%) SOA
7 24 (40.68%) Dependency Injection
7 24 (40.68%) Unit Testing
8 22 (37.29%) Pair Programming
9 20 (33.90%) DSDM
9 20 (33.90%) RUP
10 16 (27.12%) OO
10 16 (27.12%) OOA/OOD
11 14 (23.73%) DevOps
12 8 (13.56%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (10.17%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 54 (91.53%) Java
2 30 (50.85%) JavaScript
2 30 (50.85%) Scala
3 24 (40.68%) SQL
4 16 (27.12%) Clojure
5 5 (8.47%) Python
6 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.39%) Perl
6 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (42.37%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 24 (40.68%) Docker
2 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (40.68%) Puppet
2 1 (1.69%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 16 (27.12%) Twitter
2 1 (1.69%) CA
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