Period
to 20 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Groovy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Groovy over the 6 months to 20 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Groovy
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 201 172
Rank change year-on-year +14 -29 +16
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 10 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.26% 0.37% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.50% 1.03% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 16
Birmingham median annual salary £55,000 £71,250 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.81% +9.62% +44.44%
10th Percentile £44,063 £58,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £70,500 £85,000 £76,250
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -16.00% -3.85% +30.00%

Groovy is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2002 1744 1652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 51.66% 35.88% 43.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1729 1436 1475
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Groovy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Groovy in Birmingham

Groovy
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Groovy in Birmingham

Groovy
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Groovy in Birmingham over the 6 months to 20 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Groovy in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 September 2017, IT jobs citing Groovy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 8 (80.00%) C#
1 8 (80.00%) Java
1 8 (80.00%) JUnit
1 8 (80.00%) TDD
1 8 (80.00%) Selenium
1 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
1 8 (80.00%) Scala
1 8 (80.00%) Cucumber
1 8 (80.00%) BDD
1 8 (80.00%) Jenkins
1 8 (80.00%) Protractor
2 6 (60.00%) Functional Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Web Testing
2 6 (60.00%) RPG
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (40.00%) Ranorex
4 4 (40.00%) Node.js
4 4 (40.00%) HP UFT
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (20.00%) React
5 2 (20.00%) webpack
5 2 (20.00%) Vue.js
5 2 (20.00%) Redux
5 2 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
5 2 (20.00%) Mocha

Groovy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Cucumber
1 8 (80.00%) Jenkins
1 8 (80.00%) JUnit
1 8 (80.00%) Protractor
1 8 (80.00%) Selenium
2 4 (40.00%) HP UFT
2 4 (40.00%) Ranorex
3 2 (20.00%) Mocha
3 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (20.00%) webpack
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Head of Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Automation Test Lead
2 3 (30.00%) Lead Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Test Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Test Automation Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Head of Test
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Node.js
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) Ember.js
2 2 (20.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) JSTL
2 2 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (20.00%) LESS
2 2 (20.00%) React
2 2 (20.00%) Redux
2 2 (20.00%) Sass
2 2 (20.00%) Vue.js
2 2 (20.00%) WebSockets
2 2 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (20.00%) iSeries
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (20.00%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) BDD
1 8 (80.00%) TDD
1 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (60.00%) Functional Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Web Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
1 8 (80.00%) Java
1 8 (80.00%) Scala
2 6 (60.00%) RPG
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) IBM