Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Groovy
UK > Scotland
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 205 219 229
Rank change year-on-year +14 +10 +24
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 14 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.27% 0.26% 0.095%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.43% 0.50% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 6
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +29.41% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £46,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £56,500 £77,250 £57,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% - +21.05%

Groovy is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 3291 2998 3270
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 62.79% 51.58% 51.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2008 1710 2058
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.29% +1.88%
10th Percentile £27,675 £27,725 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Groovy in Scotland

Groovy
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Groovy in Scotland

Groovy
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 27 July 2017. 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
Glasgow +23 11 £45,000 -18.18%
Edinburgh -4 1 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £47,500 -
Groovy
UK

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 13 (92.86%) Java
2 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 10 (71.43%) Scala
3 10 (71.43%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (64.29%) Software Engineering
4 9 (64.29%) Kanban
5 8 (57.14%) Selenium
5 8 (57.14%) RESTful
6 7 (50.00%) SoapUI
6 7 (50.00%) API Testing
6 7 (50.00%) Defect Management
6 7 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
6 7 (50.00%) User Stories
6 7 (50.00%) Scrum
6 7 (50.00%) Web Services
6 7 (50.00%) QA
6 7 (50.00%) BDD
6 7 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (50.00%) Gherkin
6 7 (50.00%) Usability Testing
6 7 (50.00%) Performance Testing
6 7 (50.00%) Security Testing
6 7 (50.00%) Unit Testing
7 6 (42.86%) Linux
7 6 (42.86%) Python
8 4 (28.57%) Windows
8 4 (28.57%) C#
9 3 (21.43%) C++
9 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration

Groovy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
2 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (7.14%) Confluence
3 1 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
1 1 (7.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Selenium
2 7 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.14%) Bitbucket
4 1 (7.14%) GitLab
4 1 (7.14%) Gradle
4 1 (7.14%) Grunt
4 1 (7.14%) gulp
4 1 (7.14%) JIRA
4 1 (7.14%) Maven
4 1 (7.14%) SonarQube
4 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Test Automation Engineer
1 8 (57.14%) Test Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Development Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Integration Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Integration Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) RESTful
2 7 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 7 (50.00%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) CentOS
3 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Continuous Delivery
2 10 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 9 (64.29%) Kanban
3 9 (64.29%) Software Engineering
4 7 (50.00%) API Testing
4 7 (50.00%) BDD
4 7 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (50.00%) Defect Management
4 7 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 7 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 7 (50.00%) Scrum
4 7 (50.00%) Security Testing
4 7 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 7 (50.00%) Usability Testing
4 7 (50.00%) User Stories
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (21.43%) Release Management
5 3 (21.43%) Resource Allocation
6 2 (14.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) Java
2 10 (71.43%) Scala
3 6 (42.86%) Python
4 4 (28.57%) C#
5 3 (21.43%) C++
6 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 2 (14.29%) SQL
7 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 1 (7.14%) Jython
7 1 (7.14%) Perl
7 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
7 1 (7.14%) Ruby
7 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
7 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
7 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) IBM WebSphere Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
1 1 (7.14%) BladeLogic
1 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) AppDynamics
2 1 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Splunk
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