Period
to 18 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 18 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Groovy
UK
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 561 555 641
Rank change year-on-year -6 +86 +142
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 806 836 812
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.45% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.81% 0.86% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 606 776 706
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £106,250 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +11.76%

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 with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 99078 97727 111237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.30% 53.15% 51.85%
Number of salaries quoted 81955 84166 95538
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,375 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Groovy in the UK

Groovy
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Groovy in the UK

Groovy
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Groovy over the 6 months to 18 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Groovy in the UK

Groovy
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the UK over the 6 months to 18 December 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
England +4 756 £60,000 - 62
London +22 512 £70,000 +12.00% 38
UK excluding London -3 282 £50,000 - 27
South East +8 88 £53,750 +7.50% 5
North of England -4 59 £45,000 -5.26% 8
South West +42 50 £49,250 +12.57% 1
North West -10 46 £57,500 +27.78% 5
Midlands +6 30 £53,750 +7.50%
West Midlands +22 24 £55,000 -12.00%
Scotland -7 21 £40,000 -20.00% 3
East of England +3 17 £50,000 +25.00% 10
Yorkshire +6 12 £40,625 -26.14% 3
Wales -3 11 £47,500 +18.75%
East Midlands -15 6 £46,250 +2.78%
Northern Ireland - 6 - -
North East -12 1 £47,500 -7.32%

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 with a requirement for Groovy.

1 719 (89.21%) Java
2 529 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
3 388 (48.14%) Spring
4 359 (44.54%) JavaScript
5 272 (33.75%) Jenkins
6 270 (33.50%) TDD
7 242 (30.02%) Amazon AWS
8 239 (29.65%) Python
9 237 (29.40%) Scrum
9 237 (29.40%) DevOps
10 231 (28.66%) Maven
11 229 (28.41%) Finance
12 218 (27.05%) JUnit
13 210 (26.05%) Test Automation
14 207 (25.68%) Git (software)
15 193 (23.95%) RESTful
15 193 (23.95%) HTML
16 184 (22.83%) SQL
17 181 (22.46%) Web Services
18 180 (22.33%) REST
19 177 (21.96%) CSS
20 172 (21.34%) Linux
20 172 (21.34%) Continuous Integration
21 168 (20.84%) Software Engineering
22 164 (20.35%) SOAP
23 158 (19.60%) BDD
24 157 (19.48%) Scala
25 151 (18.73%) Selenium
26 146 (18.11%) QA
27 141 (17.49%) NoSQL

Groovy
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 127 (15.76%) Tomcat
2 108 (13.40%) Apache
3 67 (8.31%) nginx
4 58 (7.20%) JBoss
5 55 (6.82%) WebSphere
6 53 (6.58%) Elasticsearch
7 42 (5.21%) Confluence
8 40 (4.96%) Cloud Foundry
9 15 (1.86%) IIS
9 15 (1.86%) Mule
10 14 (1.74%) WebLogic
11 11 (1.36%) Mule ESB
12 10 (1.24%) Jetty
13 9 (1.12%) Anypoint
13 9 (1.12%) GlassFish
14 7 (0.87%) Apache Solr
15 5 (0.62%) Apache Pig
15 5 (0.62%) Apache Spark
15 5 (0.62%) CMS
15 5 (0.62%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (0.74%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (0.50%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.12%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 39 (4.84%) SAP Hybris
2 5 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.25%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.12%) assyst
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 242 (30.02%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (6.58%) PaaS
3 50 (6.20%) npm
4 48 (5.96%) Microsoft Azure
5 29 (3.60%) Google Cloud Platform
6 23 (2.85%) SaaS
7 18 (2.23%) GitHub
8 15 (1.86%) Amazon S3
9 14 (1.74%) OpenShift
10 10 (1.24%) Serverless
10 10 (1.24%) Slack
11 8 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (0.87%) Amazon SQS
13 5 (0.62%) SuccessFactors
14 4 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
14 4 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
15 2 (0.25%) IaaS
16 1 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
16 1 (0.12%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 67 (8.31%) HTTP
2 39 (4.84%) Internet
3 14 (1.74%) LDAP
3 14 (1.74%) SMS
4 13 (1.61%) TCP/IP
5 12 (1.49%) DNS
5 12 (1.49%) IMAP
5 12 (1.49%) SMTP
6 8 (0.99%) SSH
7 7 (0.87%) Firewall
7 7 (0.87%) Network Security
8 6 (0.74%) VPN
9 4 (0.50%) BGP
9 4 (0.50%) PPP
9 4 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.50%) Wireless
10 3 (0.37%) AMQP
10 3 (0.37%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.37%) SNMP
11 2 (0.25%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (17.49%) NoSQL
2 104 (12.90%) Relational Database
3 79 (9.80%) MySQL
3 79 (9.80%) SQL Server
4 75 (9.31%) Apache Cassandra
5 67 (8.31%) MongoDB
6 44 (5.46%) Big Data
7 41 (5.09%) PostgreSQL
8 39 (4.84%) Hadoop
9 38 (4.71%) Redis
10 33 (4.09%) Neo4j
11 23 (2.85%) Oracle Database
12 18 (2.23%) RDBMS
13 11 (1.36%) Blockchain
14 10 (1.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 9 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
16 6 (0.74%) BigQuery
16 6 (0.74%) CouchDB
16 6 (0.74%) Riak
17 5 (0.62%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 272 (33.75%) Jenkins
2 231 (28.66%) Maven
3 218 (27.05%) JUnit
4 207 (25.68%) Git (software)
5 151 (18.73%) Selenium
6 125 (15.51%) JIRA
7 117 (14.52%) Gradle
8 116 (14.39%) Cucumber
9 73 (9.06%) WebDriver
10 67 (8.31%) Spock
11 65 (8.06%) SoapUI
12 63 (7.82%) Ant
12 63 (7.82%) TeamCity
13 61 (7.57%) Subversion
14 49 (6.08%) gulp
15 46 (5.71%) Eclipse
16 43 (5.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 43 (5.33%) Mercurial
17 42 (5.21%) JMeter
18 38 (4.71%) JBehave
General
1 229 (28.41%) Finance
2 74 (9.18%) Retail
3 71 (8.81%) Banking
4 45 (5.58%) Investment Banking
5 42 (5.21%) Retail Banking
6 21 (2.61%) Legal
7 20 (2.48%) Games
8 18 (2.23%) Front Office
9 16 (1.99%) Marketing
10 12 (1.49%) Publishing
11 8 (0.99%) Automotive
12 7 (0.87%) Electronics
13 5 (0.62%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.50%) Advertising
15 2 (0.25%) Law
15 2 (0.25%) Telecoms
16 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 381 (47.27%) Developer
2 307 (38.09%) Java Developer
3 93 (11.54%) Senior Developer
4 87 (10.79%) Senior Java Developer
5 78 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
6 75 (9.31%) Java Engineer
7 70 (8.68%) Software Developer
8 49 (6.08%) Software Engineer
9 45 (5.58%) E-Commerce Developer
9 45 (5.58%) Java E-Commerce Developer
10 44 (5.46%) Java Software Developer
10 44 (5.46%) Tester
11 43 (5.33%) Senior Java Engineer
12 33 (4.09%) Agile Developer
12 33 (4.09%) Agile Java Developer
13 31 (3.85%) Java Software Engineer
14 30 (3.72%) Test Engineer
15 28 (3.47%) Analyst
16 27 (3.35%) Junior
17 26 (3.23%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 388 (48.14%) Spring
2 193 (23.95%) HTML
2 193 (23.95%) RESTful
3 181 (22.46%) Web Services
4 180 (22.33%) REST
5 177 (21.96%) CSS
6 164 (20.35%) SOAP
7 140 (17.37%) Hibernate
8 133 (16.50%) AngularJS
9 127 (15.76%) Grails
10 124 (15.38%) XML
11 113 (14.02%) Spring Boot
12 79 (9.80%) jQuery
12 79 (9.80%) Node.js
13 73 (9.06%) JSON
14 72 (8.93%) .NET
15 68 (8.44%) React
16 63 (7.82%) HTML5
17 62 (7.69%) J2EE
18 51 (6.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 109 (13.52%) Computer Science
2 53 (6.58%) Fintech
3 41 (5.09%) Algorithms
3 41 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (4.84%) Data Structures
4 39 (4.84%) Greenfield Project
5 34 (4.22%) iPad
6 32 (3.97%) User Experience
7 27 (3.35%) Linux Command Line
8 19 (2.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 15 (1.86%) Equities
9 15 (1.86%) Reinsurance
10 13 (1.61%) Mobile App
11 11 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (1.24%) FMCG
12 10 (1.24%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.74%) Digital Media
13 6 (0.74%) Wiki
14 5 (0.62%) Cloud Native
14 5 (0.62%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 172 (21.34%) Linux
2 98 (12.16%) Unix
3 70 (8.68%) Windows
4 22 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (2.23%) CentOS
5 18 (2.23%) Windows Server
6 9 (1.12%) Ubuntu
7 8 (0.99%) Android
7 8 (0.99%) Apple iOS
7 8 (0.99%) CoreOS
8 6 (0.74%) Debian
9 3 (0.37%) Kali Linux
10 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.25%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 529 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 270 (33.50%) TDD
3 237 (29.40%) DevOps
3 237 (29.40%) Scrum
4 210 (26.05%) Test Automation
5 172 (21.34%) Continuous Integration
6 168 (20.84%) Software Engineering
7 158 (19.60%) BDD
8 124 (15.38%) Microservices
9 111 (13.77%) Open Source
10 100 (12.41%) MVC
11 99 (12.28%) E-Commerce
12 82 (10.17%) OO
12 82 (10.17%) SDLC
13 78 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
14 75 (9.31%) Unit Testing
15 73 (9.06%) Mentoring
16 66 (8.19%) Front End Development
17 59 (7.32%) Kanban
18 58 (7.20%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 719 (89.21%) Java
2 359 (44.54%) JavaScript
3 239 (29.65%) Python
4 184 (22.83%) SQL
5 157 (19.48%) Scala
6 122 (15.14%) Ruby
7 113 (14.02%) C#
8 72 (8.93%) Shell Script
9 56 (6.95%) Bash Shell
10 48 (5.96%) Clojure
11 42 (5.21%) C++
12 28 (3.47%) Jython
13 23 (2.85%) Kotlin
14 22 (2.73%) PHP
15 20 (2.48%) Perl
16 16 (1.99%) VBScript
17 14 (1.74%) C
18 13 (1.61%) Go
19 12 (1.49%) RPG
20 10 (1.24%) XPath
Qualifications
1 130 (16.13%) Degree
2 58 (7.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (3.47%) SC Cleared
3 28 (3.47%) Security Cleared
4 20 (2.48%) ISTQB
5 12 (1.49%) DV Cleared
6 8 (0.99%) ISEB
6 8 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.25%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.12%) CCNA
10 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.12%) IBM WebSphere Certification
10 1 (0.12%) RHCE
10 1 (0.12%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (18.11%) QA
2 16 (1.99%) ISO 20022
2 16 (1.99%) ISO 8583
3 6 (0.74%) GCP
4 3 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (0.37%) SLA
5 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 127 (15.76%) Docker
2 52 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
3 18 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.74%) LXC
4 6 (0.74%) vSphere
4 6 (0.74%) Xen
5 5 (0.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.37%) KVM
7 2 (0.25%) iptables
7 2 (0.25%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.12%) Gluster
8 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 100 (12.41%) Ansible
2 99 (12.28%) Puppet
3 87 (10.79%) Opscode Chef
4 64 (7.94%) Kubernetes
5 18 (2.23%) Terraform
6 15 (1.86%) CA Service Virtualization
7 10 (1.24%) Kibana
8 9 (1.12%) Marathon
9 7 (0.87%) CloudHub
9 7 (0.87%) Grafana
10 5 (0.62%) Prometheus
11 4 (0.50%) logstash
11 4 (0.50%) Mesos
11 4 (0.50%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.37%) BladeLogic
12 3 (0.37%) Packer
12 3 (0.37%) rkt
13 2 (0.25%) Ganglia
13 2 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
13 2 (0.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 118 (14.64%) Oracle
2 53 (6.58%) SAP
3 45 (5.58%) Google
4 43 (5.33%) hybris
5 33 (4.09%) CA Agile Central
6 32 (3.97%) Microsoft
7 29 (3.60%) Perforce
8 26 (3.23%) IBM
8 26 (3.23%) Splunk
9 25 (3.10%) Sybase
10 24 (2.98%) AppDynamics
10 24 (2.98%) CA
11 21 (2.61%) VMware
12 18 (2.23%) Apigee
13 16 (1.99%) HP
14 15 (1.86%) Red Hat
15 10 (1.24%) MuleSoft
16 8 (0.99%) Concur
16 8 (0.99%) Micro Focus
17 7 (0.87%) Sophos