Period
to 18 September 2019

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 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Groovy
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 670 638 567
Rank change year-on-year -32 -71 +14
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 449 629 847
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.37% 0.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.59% 0.67% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 384 475 627
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,100 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -6.04% +6.67% -10.00%

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 75,698 93,424 97,637
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.46% 55.69% 55.36%
Number of salaries quoted 61,854 77,663 80,193
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%

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 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Groovy in the UK

Groovy
Top 14 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 September 2019. 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 -54 385 £65,000 +4.00% 65
London -6 243 £75,000 +7.14% 26
UK excluding London 0 200 £45,100 -6.04% 50
North of England +20 59 £45,100 -9.80% 11
Scotland +42 40 £45,100 -18.00% 10
North West -3 38 £57,500 +15.00% 5
South East -14 30 £47,500 -5.00% 15
Midlands +30 23 £45,000 +16.88% 5
Yorkshire +16 21 £43,000 -28.33% 6
Wales +12 20 £50,000 -9.09% 3
East of England +55 15 £43,000 -4.44% 3
South West +2 13 £52,500 +10.53% 5
West Midlands +11 12 £52,875 +11.32% 4
East Midlands +23 11 £33,750 -10.00% 1

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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 with a requirement for Groovy.

1 317 (70.60%) Java
2 257 (57.24%) Agile Software Development
3 248 (55.23%) Python
4 217 (48.33%) JavaScript
5 198 (44.10%) Scrum
6 195 (43.43%) DevOps
7 183 (40.76%) Jenkins
8 175 (38.98%) Docker
9 160 (35.63%) Linux
10 134 (29.84%) Ruby
11 130 (28.95%) Azure
12 129 (28.73%) AWS
13 119 (26.50%) Problem-Solving
14 118 (26.28%) Opscode Chef
14 118 (26.28%) Spring
15 115 (25.61%) Finance
16 114 (25.39%) Bash Shell
17 113 (25.17%) Git (software)
18 112 (24.94%) Terraform
19 105 (23.39%) Test Automation
20 104 (23.16%) Kubernetes
21 101 (22.49%) Ansible
22 100 (22.27%) Banking
23 98 (21.83%) Retail
23 98 (21.83%) TDD
24 96 (21.38%) Continuous Integration
25 92 (20.49%) REST
26 91 (20.27%) Windows
27 89 (19.82%) Software Engineering
28 86 (19.15%) GCP

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 47 (10.47%) WebSphere
2 41 (9.13%) Tomcat
3 29 (6.46%) nginx
4 15 (3.34%) Apache
4 15 (3.34%) Confluence
5 14 (3.12%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (2.90%) Apache Spark
6 13 (2.90%) JBoss
7 12 (2.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 11 (2.45%) Cloud Foundry
8 11 (2.45%) CMS
9 9 (2.00%) Headless CMS
9 9 (2.00%) WebLogic
10 8 (1.78%) Apache Pig
11 7 (1.56%) Apache Solr
11 7 (1.56%) IIS
12 5 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (1.11%) WildFly
13 4 (0.89%) Drupal
13 4 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (1.34%) Adobe XD
1 6 (1.34%) InVision
1 6 (1.34%) Photoshop
1 6 (1.34%) Zeplin
2 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.22%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 2 (0.45%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.22%) HFM
2 1 (0.22%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.22%) Magento
2 1 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 130 (28.95%) Azure
2 129 (28.73%) AWS
3 86 (19.15%) GCP
4 49 (10.91%) Azure Stack
4 49 (10.91%) IBM Cloud
5 33 (7.35%) GitHub
6 22 (4.90%) Cloud Computing
7 21 (4.68%) PaaS
8 17 (3.79%) npm
8 17 (3.79%) Serverless
9 15 (3.34%) IaaS
10 14 (3.12%) OpenShift
11 10 (2.23%) SaaS
12 9 (2.00%) Apigee
12 9 (2.00%) Boomi
13 6 (1.34%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (1.11%) Amazon ECS
14 5 (1.11%) Amazon S3
14 5 (1.11%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.67%) Firewall
2 9 (2.00%) DSL
3 4 (0.89%) HTTP
4 2 (0.45%) Internet
4 2 (0.45%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.22%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.22%) DMZ
5 1 (0.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (15.37%) SQL Server
2 56 (12.47%) MySQL
3 45 (10.02%) Relational Database
4 42 (9.35%) NoSQL
5 41 (9.13%) MongoDB
6 30 (6.68%) Neo4j
7 28 (6.24%) CouchDB
8 25 (5.57%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (4.01%) Big Data
9 18 (4.01%) Informix
10 17 (3.79%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (3.34%) DB2
11 15 (3.34%) RDBMS
12 14 (3.12%) Hadoop
13 7 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
14 6 (1.34%) Redis
15 5 (1.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 5 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
15 5 (1.11%) Infinispan
16 3 (0.67%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 183 (40.76%) Jenkins
2 113 (25.17%) Git (software)
3 84 (18.71%) JIRA
4 72 (16.04%) JUnit
5 68 (15.14%) Maven
6 62 (13.81%) Cucumber
7 52 (11.58%) Gradle
7 52 (11.58%) Selenium
8 40 (8.91%) Spock
9 30 (6.68%) gulp
9 30 (6.68%) TeamCity
10 27 (6.01%) WebDriver
11 18 (4.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 18 (4.01%) Mockito
12 16 (3.56%) GitLab
12 16 (3.56%) IBM UrbanCode
13 15 (3.34%) JMeter
14 14 (3.12%) SoapUI
15 13 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
16 12 (2.67%) Jasmine
General
1 115 (25.61%) Finance
2 100 (22.27%) Banking
3 98 (21.83%) Retail
4 13 (2.90%) Games
5 10 (2.23%) Law
5 10 (2.23%) Public Sector
6 4 (0.89%) Advertising
7 2 (0.45%) Back Office
7 2 (0.45%) Legal
7 2 (0.45%) Publishing
8 1 (0.22%) Front Office
8 1 (0.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 145 (32.29%) Developer
2 108 (24.05%) Java Developer
3 103 (22.94%) DevOps Engineer
4 56 (12.47%) Cloud Engineer
5 34 (7.57%) Software Engineer
6 32 (7.13%) Java Engineer
7 28 (6.24%) Java Software Engineer
8 20 (4.45%) Software Developer
9 19 (4.23%) Senior Developer
10 18 (4.01%) Test Leader
11 17 (3.79%) Analyst
11 17 (3.79%) Automation Test Lead
11 17 (3.79%) Java Software Developer
12 16 (3.56%) Senior DevOps
13 15 (3.34%) Architect
13 15 (3.34%) Consultant
14 14 (3.12%) Lead DevOps
14 14 (3.12%) Platform Engineer
14 14 (3.12%) QA Engineer
14 14 (3.12%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (26.28%) Spring
2 92 (20.49%) REST
3 80 (17.82%) Web Services
4 74 (16.48%) HTML
5 63 (14.03%) CSS
6 53 (11.80%) .NET
6 53 (11.80%) Hibernate
7 51 (11.36%) XML
8 45 (10.02%) SOAP
9 44 (9.80%) RESTful
10 36 (8.02%) J2EE
11 33 (7.35%) JSON
12 30 (6.68%) Spring MVC
13 29 (6.46%) Ajax
14 28 (6.24%) Apache Wicket
14 28 (6.24%) DOM
14 28 (6.24%) Play Framework
14 28 (6.24%) SAX
14 28 (6.24%) XML Schema
15 27 (6.01%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 53 (11.80%) Enterprise Software
2 49 (10.91%) Hybrid Cloud
2 49 (10.91%) Public Cloud
3 41 (9.13%) Greenfield Project
4 26 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (4.90%) Mobile App
6 16 (3.56%) Cloud Native
7 12 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (2.67%) User Experience
8 11 (2.45%) Renewable Energy
8 11 (2.45%) Virtual Team
9 10 (2.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 10 (2.23%) Hedge funds
10 9 (2.00%) iPad
11 7 (1.56%) NHS
12 5 (1.11%) PMI
13 4 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
14 3 (0.67%) DataPower
14 3 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 2 (0.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 160 (35.63%) Linux
2 91 (20.27%) Windows
3 32 (7.13%) Unix
4 22 (4.90%) Windows Server
5 15 (3.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (2.67%) Android
6 12 (2.67%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.89%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.22%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (57.24%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (44.10%) Scrum
3 195 (43.43%) DevOps
4 119 (26.50%) Problem-Solving
5 105 (23.39%) Test Automation
6 98 (21.83%) TDD
7 96 (21.38%) Continuous Integration
8 89 (19.82%) Software Engineering
9 86 (19.15%) Fintech
10 66 (14.70%) BDD
11 64 (14.25%) Infrastructure as Code
11 64 (14.25%) Kanban
12 60 (13.36%) Microservices
13 57 (12.69%) MVC
14 50 (11.14%) Artificial Intelligence
15 49 (10.91%) Break/Fix
15 49 (10.91%) Fraud Detection
15 49 (10.91%) Network Virtualisation
15 49 (10.91%) Programme Delivery
16 47 (10.47%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 317 (70.60%) Java
2 248 (55.23%) Python
3 217 (48.33%) JavaScript
4 134 (29.84%) Ruby
5 114 (25.39%) Bash Shell
6 77 (17.15%) C#
7 76 (16.93%) SQL
8 75 (16.70%) Scala
9 52 (11.58%) Java 8
10 41 (9.13%) Shell Script
11 32 (7.13%) Perl
12 26 (5.79%) Go
13 24 (5.35%) PowerShell
14 18 (4.01%) Clojure
15 13 (2.90%) TypeScript
16 11 (2.45%) Kotlin
17 9 (2.00%) ES6
18 8 (1.78%) C++
18 8 (1.78%) PHP
19 4 (0.89%) Jython
Qualifications
1 39 (8.69%) Degree
2 10 (2.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (2.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.11%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.11%) PMI Certification
4 5 (1.11%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.22%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.90%) QA
2 3 (0.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 175 (38.98%) Docker
2 19 (4.23%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.89%) oVirt
3 4 (0.89%) RHEV
4 2 (0.45%) HDFS
5 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 118 (26.28%) Opscode Chef
2 112 (24.94%) Terraform
3 104 (23.16%) Kubernetes
4 101 (22.49%) Ansible
5 70 (15.59%) Puppet
6 13 (2.90%) Nagios
7 11 (2.45%) Istio
8 10 (2.23%) Grafana
8 10 (2.23%) Kibana
9 9 (2.00%) Knative
9 9 (2.00%) Salt
10 8 (1.78%) Prometheus
11 6 (1.34%) Graphite
11 6 (1.34%) Rancher
12 5 (1.11%) Opsview
13 3 (0.67%) Docker Swarm
14 2 (0.45%) Consul
14 2 (0.45%) Control-M
14 2 (0.45%) HAProxy
14 2 (0.45%) yum
Vendors
1 82 (18.26%) IBM
2 79 (17.59%) Oracle
3 72 (16.04%) Google
4 54 (12.03%) Microsoft
5 20 (4.45%) Red Hat
6 18 (4.01%) Adobe
7 15 (3.34%) MuleSoft
7 15 (3.34%) Splunk
8 12 (2.67%) Atlassian
8 12 (2.67%) SAP
9 9 (2.00%) Dell
9 9 (2.00%) Dynatrace
9 9 (2.00%) New Relic
9 9 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (2.00%) SaltStack
10 8 (1.78%) Cloudera
11 6 (1.34%) Cypress Semiconductor
12 5 (1.11%) hybris
13 4 (0.89%) Charles River
14 3 (0.67%) Cognos