Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Groovy
England > South East
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 440 465 471
Rank change year-on-year +25 +6 +150
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 84 93 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.29% 0.30% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.52% 0.54% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 66 54 124
South East median annual salary £50,000 £53,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.98% +7.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,875 £72,500
England median annual salary £64,000 £60,000 £56,250
% change year-on-year +6.67% +6.67% -2.17%

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 the South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 16,241 17,250 18,234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.34% 56.40% 51.59%
Number of salaries quoted 14,088 15,035 16,098
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Groovy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Groovy in the South East

Groovy
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Groovy in the South East

Groovy
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Groovy in the South East over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Groovy in the South East

Groovy
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the South East region over the 6 months to 16 November 2018. 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
Hampshire +8 28 £70,000 +27.27% 2
Surrey +41 16 £55,000 -15.38% 2
Thames Valley -22 13 £62,500 +25.00% 4
West Sussex 0 10 £41,500 -24.55%
East Sussex +3 9 £50,000 +8.11% 1
Kent - 8 £31,000 - 2
Oxfordshire +9 6 £72,500 +15.54%
Berkshire -18 6 £37,500 +25.00% 4
Buckinghamshire 0 1 £62,500 +16.28%
Groovy
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 60 (71.43%) Java
2 43 (51.19%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (46.43%) Linux
4 31 (36.90%) Test Automation
5 29 (34.52%) Jenkins
5 29 (34.52%) JavaScript
6 28 (33.33%) SQL
6 28 (33.33%) Unit Testing
7 26 (30.95%) HTML
8 22 (26.19%) Python
9 20 (23.81%) CSS
9 20 (23.81%) JIRA
9 20 (23.81%) jQuery
10 19 (22.62%) J2EE
11 18 (21.43%) Spring
11 18 (21.43%) REST
11 18 (21.43%) DevOps
12 17 (20.24%) Selenium
12 17 (20.24%) Bash Shell
12 17 (20.24%) Hibernate
12 17 (20.24%) JUnit
13 16 (19.05%) Scrum
13 16 (19.05%) JMeter
13 16 (19.05%) WebDriver
13 16 (19.05%) SoapUI
14 15 (17.86%) Gradle
14 15 (17.86%) Android Development
14 15 (17.86%) iOS Development
14 15 (17.86%) Apple iOS
14 15 (17.86%) Android

Groovy
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 10 (11.90%) Confluence
2 2 (2.38%) Apache
2 2 (2.38%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.38%) Drupal
2 2 (2.38%) nginx
2 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.19%) JBoss
3 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.19%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.29%) GitHub
2 10 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (7.14%) Lucidchart
4 2 (2.38%) npm
5 1 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.19%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.19%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.33%) CDMA
1 7 (8.33%) GSM
1 7 (8.33%) LTE
1 7 (8.33%) UMTS
2 3 (3.57%) Internet
3 1 (1.19%) DNS
3 1 (1.19%) SMS
3 1 (1.19%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.52%) MySQL
2 4 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.57%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.57%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.57%) Redis
3 3 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.38%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.19%) Big Data
5 1 (1.19%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (1.19%) GIS
Development Applications
1 29 (34.52%) Jenkins
2 20 (23.81%) JIRA
3 17 (20.24%) JUnit
3 17 (20.24%) Selenium
4 16 (19.05%) JMeter
4 16 (19.05%) SoapUI
4 16 (19.05%) WebDriver
5 15 (17.86%) Gradle
6 9 (10.71%) Cucumber
6 9 (10.71%) Git (software)
6 9 (10.71%) jMock
6 9 (10.71%) TestNG
7 7 (8.33%) Maven
7 7 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (7.14%) Ant
8 6 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (5.95%) SonarQube
10 3 (3.57%) Hudson
10 3 (3.57%) Spock
11 2 (2.38%) Bower
General
1 8 (9.52%) Finance
2 4 (4.76%) Retail
3 3 (3.57%) Advertising
3 3 (3.57%) Aerospace
3 3 (3.57%) Automotive
4 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (50.00%) Developer
2 31 (36.90%) Java Developer
3 16 (19.05%) Software Developer
4 15 (17.86%) Tester
5 13 (15.48%) Developer in Test
5 13 (15.48%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (13.10%) Automation Tester
7 7 (8.33%) Java Engineer
7 7 (8.33%) Java Software Developer
7 7 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 7 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (7.14%) Java Developer in Test
8 6 (7.14%) Software Tester
8 6 (7.14%) Test Automation Developer
9 4 (4.76%) Junior
9 4 (4.76%) Test Engineer
10 3 (3.57%) Administrator
10 3 (3.57%) Support Engineer
10 3 (3.57%) Technical Engineer
10 3 (3.57%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (30.95%) HTML
2 20 (23.81%) CSS
2 20 (23.81%) jQuery
3 19 (22.62%) J2EE
4 18 (21.43%) REST
4 18 (21.43%) Spring
5 17 (20.24%) Hibernate
6 12 (14.29%) Java EE
7 10 (11.90%) Web Services
8 9 (10.71%) AngularJS
9 8 (9.52%) SOAP
10 5 (5.95%) Velocity
11 4 (4.76%) Grails
11 4 (4.76%) HTML5
11 4 (4.76%) React
11 4 (4.76%) XML
12 3 (3.57%) .NET
12 3 (3.57%) JPA
12 3 (3.57%) Lucene
13 2 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (3.57%) Wiki
4 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 39 (46.43%) Linux
2 15 (17.86%) Android
2 15 (17.86%) Apple iOS
3 12 (14.29%) Unix
4 11 (13.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (13.10%) Windows
5 7 (8.33%) CentOS
6 3 (3.57%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (51.19%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (36.90%) Test Automation
3 28 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 18 (21.43%) DevOps
5 16 (19.05%) Scrum
6 15 (17.86%) Android Development
6 15 (17.86%) iOS Development
6 15 (17.86%) Regression Testing
7 14 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (15.48%) SDET
9 11 (13.10%) TDD
9 11 (13.10%) Validation
10 10 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (11.90%) Integration Testing
10 10 (11.90%) SDLC
10 10 (11.90%) Software Engineering
10 10 (11.90%) Software Testing
11 9 (10.71%) Compatibility Testing
11 9 (10.71%) Security Testing
11 9 (10.71%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (71.43%) Java
2 29 (34.52%) JavaScript
3 28 (33.33%) SQL
4 22 (26.19%) Python
5 17 (20.24%) Bash Shell
6 8 (9.52%) Scala
7 7 (8.33%) Java 8
7 7 (8.33%) Perl
7 7 (8.33%) PHP
7 7 (8.33%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.76%) C#
9 3 (3.57%) Ruby
10 2 (2.38%) C
10 2 (2.38%) C++
10 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.19%) ActionScript
11 1 (1.19%) Clojure
11 1 (1.19%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 15 (17.86%) ISEB
1 15 (17.86%) ISTQB
2 11 (13.10%) Degree
3 7 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (3.57%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.71%) QA
2 3 (3.57%) DICOM
3 2 (2.38%) ISO 13485
3 2 (2.38%) ISO 26262
3 2 (2.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (8.33%) Docker
2 3 (3.57%) NFS
3 2 (2.38%) oVirt
3 2 (2.38%) RHEV
4 1 (1.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (16.67%) Kubernetes
2 9 (10.71%) Ansible
2 9 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (8.33%) Terraform
4 4 (4.76%) Puppet
5 2 (2.38%) yum
6 1 (1.19%) Grafana
Vendors
1 13 (15.48%) Oracle
2 12 (14.29%) Atlassian
3 8 (9.52%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.38%) IBM
4 2 (2.38%) MKS
4 2 (2.38%) Siemens
5 1 (1.19%) TIBCO