The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Groovy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Groovy
England / South West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 207 242 236
Rank change year-on-year +35 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 22 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.44% 0.27% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.73% 0.49% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 8
Median salary £40,000 £43,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.97% -16.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,838 £41,500 £46,750
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £47,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  

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 the South West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 3014 3243 3345
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 59.60% 55.28% 55.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2554 2767 2910
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,650 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Groovy as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Groovy in the South West

Groovy
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Groovy in the South West

Groovy
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Groovy in the South West over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Groovy in the South West

Groovy
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Somerset -10 9 £40,000 -3.61%
Devon - 7 £33,838 -
Gloucestershire - 5 - -
Groovy
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 South West region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 24 (82.76%) Java
2 20 (68.97%) Linux
3 17 (58.62%) JavaScript
4 15 (51.72%) Git (software)
5 14 (48.28%) Jenkins
5 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (44.83%) Spring
6 13 (44.83%) Maven
6 13 (44.83%) XML
7 12 (41.38%) Unit Testing
8 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (34.48%) Selenium
8 10 (34.48%) Open Source
8 10 (34.48%) Docker
9 9 (31.03%) Configuration Management
9 9 (31.03%) Grails
10 8 (27.59%) AngularJS
10 8 (27.59%) Subversion
10 8 (27.59%) TDD
10 8 (27.59%) Web Development
11 7 (24.14%) JSON
11 7 (24.14%) Finance
11 7 (24.14%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (24.14%) Hibernate
11 7 (24.14%) Scrum
11 7 (24.14%) NHS
11 7 (24.14%) XSD
11 7 (24.14%) Python
11 7 (24.14%) PHP
11 7 (24.14%) SQL

Groovy
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 7 (24.14%) nginx
2 2 (6.90%) Apache
2 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (24.14%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.90%) DB2
3 1 (3.45%) MySQL
3 1 (3.45%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 15 (51.72%) Git (software)
2 14 (48.28%) Jenkins
3 13 (44.83%) Maven
4 10 (34.48%) Selenium
5 8 (27.59%) Subversion
6 7 (24.14%) Gradle
6 7 (24.14%) Mockito
7 6 (20.69%) Ant
7 6 (20.69%) JIRA
7 6 (20.69%) JMeter
7 6 (20.69%) JUnit
7 6 (20.69%) Travis CI
8 5 (17.24%) Geb
8 5 (17.24%) QUnit
8 5 (17.24%) Spock
9 1 (3.45%) Mercurial
9 1 (3.45%) MSBuild
9 1 (3.45%) NUnit
9 1 (3.45%) SonarQube
9 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Military
3 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) Java Developer
3 7 (24.14%) PHP Developer
3 7 (24.14%) SQL Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Java Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Java Software Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Software Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Web Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) Software Test Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) Test Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Administrator
7 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.45%) Configuration Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Environment Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Junior
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (44.83%) Spring
1 13 (44.83%) XML
2 9 (31.03%) Grails
3 8 (27.59%) AngularJS
4 7 (24.14%) Hibernate
4 7 (24.14%) JPA
4 7 (24.14%) JSON
4 7 (24.14%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (24.14%) RESTful
4 7 (24.14%) XSD
5 6 (20.69%) HTML
5 6 (20.69%) Spring MVC
6 5 (17.24%) Dojo
6 5 (17.24%) SOAP
7 3 (10.34%) REST
8 2 (6.90%) Web Services
9 1 (3.45%) CSS
9 1 (3.45%) J2EE
9 1 (3.45%) JMS
9 1 (3.45%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) NHS
2 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 20 (68.97%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) FreeBSD
3 2 (6.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) Unit Testing
3 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (34.48%) Open Source
4 9 (31.03%) Configuration Management
5 8 (27.59%) TDD
5 8 (27.59%) Web Development
6 7 (24.14%) Scrum
6 7 (24.14%) SDLC
7 6 (20.69%) Data Management
7 6 (20.69%) DevOps
7 6 (20.69%) MVC
7 6 (20.69%) SOA
7 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
8 5 (17.24%) Customer Requirements
8 5 (17.24%) Manual Testing
8 5 (17.24%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (17.24%) Software Testing
9 3 (10.34%) Continuous Deployment
10 2 (6.90%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) Java
2 17 (58.62%) JavaScript
3 7 (24.14%) PHP
3 7 (24.14%) Python
3 7 (24.14%) SQL
4 5 (17.24%) C
4 5 (17.24%) Perl
5 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.90%) C++
6 2 (6.90%) Scala
7 1 (3.45%) Clojure
7 1 (3.45%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (3.45%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) DV Cleared
1 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) Docker
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Ansible
2 4 (13.79%) Puppet
3 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.45%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.45%) Rancher
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) VMware