The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 257 224 210
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -14
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 1 9 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.014% 0.16% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.028% 0.31% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 21
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +41.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year
-9.57% +8.67%
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 Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3626 2858 3263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 49.01% 50.98% 55.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2915 2341 2798
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Groovy across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Groovy
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Groovy across the Yorkshire region.

Groovy Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 11 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 10 (90.91%) Hibernate
2 10 (90.91%) Spring
3 9 (81.82%) Web Services
4 7 (63.64%) XML
4 7 (63.64%) Java EE
4 7 (63.64%) Grails
5 6 (54.55%) jQuery
5 6 (54.55%) JSON
5 6 (54.55%) Subversion
5 6 (54.55%) Ajax
5 6 (54.55%) JBoss
5 6 (54.55%) Tomcat
5 6 (54.55%) MySQL
5 6 (54.55%) JUnit
6 5 (45.45%) JDBC
6 5 (45.45%) Ant
6 5 (45.45%) Maven
7 4 (36.36%) JSF
7 4 (36.36%) Google
7 4 (36.36%) Web 2.0
7 4 (36.36%) Ruby
7 4 (36.36%) Java SE
7 4 (36.36%) RDBMS
7 4 (36.36%) XSD
7 4 (36.36%) UNIX
7 4 (36.36%) UML
7 4 (36.36%) JMS
7 4 (36.36%) Eclipse

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 (54.55%) JBoss
1 6 (54.55%) Tomcat
2 3 (27.27%) GlassFish
2 3 (27.27%) Apache
2 3 (27.27%) CICS
2 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
3 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) MySQL
2 4 (36.36%) RDBMS
2 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
3 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Subversion
1 6 (54.55%) JUnit
2 5 (45.45%) Ant
2 5 (45.45%) Maven
3 4 (36.36%) Eclipse
3 4 (36.36%) MyEclipse
3 4 (36.36%) Hudson
4 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
5 1 (9.09%) RSpec
5 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
5 1 (9.09%) Selenium
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (9.09%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
1 7 (63.64%) Java Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Java Web Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Web Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) CSS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) Hibernate
1 10 (90.91%) Spring
2 9 (81.82%) Web Services
3 7 (63.64%) XML
3 7 (63.64%) Java EE
3 7 (63.64%) Grails
4 6 (54.55%) jQuery
4 6 (54.55%) JSON
4 6 (54.55%) Ajax
5 5 (45.45%) JDBC
6 4 (36.36%) JSF
6 4 (36.36%) Java SE
6 4 (36.36%) XSD
6 4 (36.36%) JMS
6 4 (36.36%) JSP
6 4 (36.36%) SOAP
6 4 (36.36%) Struts
6 4 (36.36%) HTML
6 4 (36.36%) J2EE
6 4 (36.36%) iBATIS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Web 2.0
2 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 3 (27.27%) W3C
2 3 (27.27%) Mainframe
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) UNIX
1 4 (36.36%) Mac OS
2 3 (27.27%) Solaris
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) UML
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Line Management
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) BCP
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) AOP
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) Ruby
3 4 (36.36%) C
3 4 (36.36%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) C++
4 3 (27.27%) Scala
4 3 (27.27%) COBOL
4 3 (27.27%) Perl
4 3 (27.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Google
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle