Period
to 25 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 25 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Groovy
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 116 136 180
Rank change year-on-year +20 +44 -
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 9 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.55% 0.24% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.00% 0.48% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 4
Cheshire median annual salary £31,000 £51,500 £63,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -39.81% -18.58% -
10th Percentile £30,500 £48,250 £48,813
90th Percentile £35,200 £63,425 £76,150
North West median annual salary £50,000 £51,500 £53,500
% change year-on-year -2.91% -3.74% +18.89%

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 Cheshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 899 1,046 1,847
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 54.98% 50.36% 55.23%
Number of salaries quoted 743 833 1,454
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +8.97%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Groovy in Cheshire

Groovy
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Groovy in Cheshire

Groovy
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 25 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 7 £31,000 - 1
Knutsford +25 2 - - 2
Groovy
North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, IT jobs citing Groovy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 9 (100.00%) JIRA
1 9 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (77.78%) WebDriver
2 7 (77.78%) Line Management
2 7 (77.78%) Defect Management
2 7 (77.78%) Maven
2 7 (77.78%) QA
2 7 (77.78%) Selenium
2 7 (77.78%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Performance Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Integration Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Test Scripting
2 7 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
2 7 (77.78%) Scrum
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Hudson
2 7 (77.78%) SoapUI
2 7 (77.78%) REST
2 7 (77.78%) SpecFlow
2 7 (77.78%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) JUnit
2 7 (77.78%) SOAP
2 7 (77.78%) XML
2 7 (77.78%) Shell Script
3 6 (66.67%) PMI

Groovy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Confluence
1 2 (22.22%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) AWS
1 2 (22.22%) OpenShift
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 9 (100.00%) JIRA
2 7 (77.78%) Hudson
2 7 (77.78%) JUnit
2 7 (77.78%) Maven
2 7 (77.78%) Selenium
2 7 (77.78%) SoapUI
2 7 (77.78%) SpecFlow
2 7 (77.78%) WebDriver
3 2 (22.22%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) QA Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) Software QA Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) HTML
1 7 (77.78%) REST
1 7 (77.78%) SOAP
1 7 (77.78%) XML
2 6 (66.67%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) PMI
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (77.78%) Defect Management
1 7 (77.78%) Integration Testing
1 7 (77.78%) Line Management
1 7 (77.78%) Performance Testing
1 7 (77.78%) Scrum
1 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
1 7 (77.78%) Test Scripting
1 7 (77.78%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Acceptance Criteria
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
1 7 (77.78%) Java
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
1 7 (77.78%) Shell Script
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Kubernetes