Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Groovy
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 554 550 648
Rank change year-on-year -4 +98 +156
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 771 801 749
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.45% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.80% 0.85% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 592 727 633
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £104,875 £86,250 £85,000
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 95,975 94,601 106,798
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.41% 53.19% 51.97%
Number of salaries quoted 79,901 81,277 91,792
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,750
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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 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
England -16 732 £62,500 +4.17% 127
London +35 485 £70,000 +7.69% 74
UK excluding London -2 282 £50,000 - 61
South East -7 80 £55,000 +10.00% 14
North of England -13 68 £50,000 +11.11% 18
North West +2 56 £55,000 +22.22% 14
South West +38 44 £47,500 +5.56% 11
Midlands -4 30 £55,000 +10.00% 3
East of England +25 25 £50,000 +25.00% 7
West Midlands +8 23 £58,750 +14.63% 1
Scotland -12 21 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Yorkshire +3 11 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Wales +2 8 £45,000 +20.00% 4
East Midlands +4 7 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Northern Ireland - 6 - - 2
North East -20 1 £47,500 -7.32%

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 686 (88.98%) Java
2 493 (63.94%) Agile Software Development
3 357 (46.30%) Spring
4 336 (43.58%) JavaScript
5 277 (35.93%) TDD
6 253 (32.81%) Python
7 250 (32.43%) Jenkins
8 241 (31.26%) Amazon AWS
9 224 (29.05%) Test Automation
10 221 (28.66%) Finance
11 216 (28.02%) DevOps
12 208 (26.98%) Maven
13 201 (26.07%) Scrum
13 201 (26.07%) JUnit
14 187 (24.25%) HTML
15 176 (22.83%) REST
16 175 (22.70%) SQL
16 175 (22.70%) CSS
17 172 (22.31%) RESTful
18 169 (21.92%) BDD
19 168 (21.79%) Web Services
20 163 (21.14%) Software Engineering
21 162 (21.01%) Selenium
22 161 (20.88%) Git (software)
23 158 (20.49%) Linux
24 157 (20.36%) Scala
25 149 (19.33%) Continuous Integration
26 142 (18.42%) Docker
27 137 (17.77%) Ruby
28 136 (17.64%) SOAP

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
1 110 (14.27%) Tomcat
2 95 (12.32%) Apache
3 66 (8.56%) nginx
4 60 (7.78%) Elasticsearch
5 50 (6.49%) WebSphere
6 46 (5.97%) JBoss
7 43 (5.58%) Confluence
8 37 (4.80%) Cloud Foundry
9 18 (2.33%) IIS
10 14 (1.82%) Mule
11 13 (1.69%) WebLogic
12 12 (1.56%) Jetty
13 9 (1.17%) Mule ESB
14 8 (1.04%) Anypoint
14 8 (1.04%) Apache Pig
15 7 (0.91%) Apache Spark
15 7 (0.91%) GlassFish
16 6 (0.78%) Apache Solr
16 6 (0.78%) Ethereum
17 5 (0.65%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (0.78%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.52%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.13%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 44 (5.71%) SAP Hybris
2 6 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.26%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 241 (31.26%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (7.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (6.36%) PaaS
4 47 (6.10%) npm
5 30 (3.89%) SaaS
6 27 (3.50%) Google Cloud Platform
7 21 (2.72%) GitHub
8 15 (1.95%) Amazon S3
9 14 (1.82%) OpenShift
10 13 (1.69%) Slack
11 12 (1.56%) Serverless
12 8 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (0.91%) Amazon SQS
14 6 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
14 6 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
14 6 (0.78%) SuccessFactors
15 4 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
16 2 (0.26%) Akamai
16 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
17 1 (0.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (8.43%) HTTP
2 41 (5.32%) Internet
3 16 (2.08%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.69%) SMS
5 12 (1.56%) LDAP
6 10 (1.30%) DNS
6 10 (1.30%) IMAP
6 10 (1.30%) SMTP
7 8 (1.04%) SSH
8 7 (0.91%) Firewall
8 7 (0.91%) VPN
9 5 (0.65%) Network Security
10 4 (0.52%) PPP
10 4 (0.52%) Wireless
11 3 (0.39%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.39%) SNMP
11 3 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.26%) BGP
12 2 (0.26%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (0.26%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (16.99%) NoSQL
2 86 (11.15%) Relational Database
3 72 (9.34%) MySQL
4 61 (7.91%) SQL Server
5 60 (7.78%) MongoDB
6 56 (7.26%) Apache Cassandra
7 43 (5.58%) Big Data
7 43 (5.58%) Hadoop
8 38 (4.93%) PostgreSQL
9 23 (2.98%) Oracle Database
10 21 (2.72%) Neo4j
11 19 (2.46%) RDBMS
11 19 (2.46%) Redis
12 13 (1.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 9 (1.17%) Blockchain
14 7 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
14 7 (0.91%) Cosmos DB
15 6 (0.78%) CouchDB
15 6 (0.78%) Riak
16 5 (0.65%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 250 (32.43%) Jenkins
2 208 (26.98%) Maven
3 201 (26.07%) JUnit
4 162 (21.01%) Selenium
5 161 (20.88%) Git (software)
6 127 (16.47%) Cucumber
7 109 (14.14%) Gradle
8 107 (13.88%) JIRA
9 83 (10.77%) WebDriver
10 62 (8.04%) SoapUI
10 62 (8.04%) Spock
11 50 (6.49%) TeamCity
12 46 (5.97%) gulp
13 45 (5.84%) Ant
14 43 (5.58%) Subversion
15 42 (5.45%) Eclipse
16 41 (5.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 38 (4.93%) JMeter
18 36 (4.67%) HP UFT
19 31 (4.02%) Jasmine
General
1 221 (28.66%) Finance
2 79 (10.25%) Retail
3 56 (7.26%) Banking
4 28 (3.63%) Investment Banking
5 26 (3.37%) Retail Banking
6 23 (2.98%) Legal
7 18 (2.33%) Games
8 15 (1.95%) Front Office
9 14 (1.82%) Marketing
10 8 (1.04%) Electronics
11 7 (0.91%) Publishing
12 5 (0.65%) Automotive
12 5 (0.65%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.39%) Law
13 3 (0.39%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.26%) Advertising
15 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 361 (46.82%) Developer
2 283 (36.71%) Java Developer
3 96 (12.45%) Senior Developer
4 83 (10.77%) Senior Java Developer
5 77 (9.99%) Java Engineer
6 73 (9.47%) DevOps Engineer
7 59 (7.65%) Software Developer
8 47 (6.10%) Software Engineer
9 42 (5.45%) Tester
10 40 (5.19%) Senior Java Engineer
11 36 (4.67%) Agile Developer
11 36 (4.67%) Agile Java Developer
12 30 (3.89%) Java Software Engineer
12 30 (3.89%) Test Engineer
13 29 (3.76%) Java Software Developer
14 27 (3.50%) Architect
14 27 (3.50%) E-Commerce Developer
14 27 (3.50%) Java E-Commerce Developer
14 27 (3.50%) Test Manager
15 25 (3.24%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 357 (46.30%) Spring
2 187 (24.25%) HTML
3 176 (22.83%) REST
4 175 (22.70%) CSS
5 172 (22.31%) RESTful
6 168 (21.79%) Web Services
7 136 (17.64%) SOAP
8 121 (15.69%) AngularJS
9 120 (15.56%) Grails
10 115 (14.92%) Hibernate
10 115 (14.92%) Spring Boot
11 109 (14.14%) XML
12 84 (10.89%) Node.js
13 81 (10.51%) .NET
14 75 (9.73%) jQuery
15 63 (8.17%) J2EE
15 63 (8.17%) JSON
16 59 (7.65%) HTML5
16 59 (7.65%) React
17 52 (6.74%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 92 (11.93%) Computer Science
2 67 (8.69%) Fintech
3 39 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (4.54%) iPad
5 29 (3.76%) Algorithms
5 29 (3.76%) Greenfield Project
6 27 (3.50%) Data Structures
7 18 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 16 (2.08%) Mobile App
9 15 (1.95%) Equities
9 15 (1.95%) User Experience
10 12 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
11 11 (1.43%) Reinsurance
12 10 (1.30%) FMCG
13 8 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.04%) Mainframe
13 8 (1.04%) Management Information System
14 6 (0.78%) Bitcoin
14 6 (0.78%) Wiki
15 5 (0.65%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 158 (20.49%) Linux
2 93 (12.06%) Unix
3 61 (7.91%) Windows
4 21 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (2.59%) Windows Server
6 14 (1.82%) CentOS
7 9 (1.17%) Android
7 9 (1.17%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.91%) CoreOS
9 6 (0.78%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.65%) Debian
11 3 (0.39%) Solaris
12 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.26%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.13%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 493 (63.94%) Agile Software Development
2 277 (35.93%) TDD
3 224 (29.05%) Test Automation
4 216 (28.02%) DevOps
5 201 (26.07%) Scrum
6 169 (21.92%) BDD
7 163 (21.14%) Software Engineering
8 149 (19.33%) Continuous Integration
9 114 (14.79%) Microservices
10 112 (14.53%) Open Source
11 102 (13.23%) MVC
12 86 (11.15%) SDLC
13 81 (10.51%) E-Commerce
14 69 (8.95%) Mentoring
15 66 (8.56%) Continuous Delivery
16 61 (7.91%) Project Management
17 59 (7.65%) Unit Testing
18 57 (7.39%) OO
19 53 (6.87%) Configuration Management
20 49 (6.36%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 686 (88.98%) Java
2 336 (43.58%) JavaScript
3 253 (32.81%) Python
4 175 (22.70%) SQL
5 157 (20.36%) Scala
6 137 (17.77%) Ruby
7 113 (14.66%) C#
8 64 (8.30%) Shell Script
9 57 (7.39%) Bash Shell
10 48 (6.23%) C++
11 47 (6.10%) Clojure
12 33 (4.28%) Jython
13 28 (3.63%) Kotlin
14 25 (3.24%) PHP
15 18 (2.33%) VBScript
16 17 (2.20%) Go
16 17 (2.20%) Perl
17 13 (1.69%) C
18 12 (1.56%) RPG
19 11 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 120 (15.56%) Degree
2 56 (7.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (2.72%) SC Cleared
3 21 (2.72%) Security Cleared
4 19 (2.46%) ISTQB
5 8 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (0.78%) ISEB
8 5 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (0.52%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.26%) CCIE
11 2 (0.26%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.13%) CCNA
12 1 (0.13%) CCNP
12 1 (0.13%) RHCE
12 1 (0.13%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (16.73%) QA
2 16 (2.08%) ISO 20022
2 16 (2.08%) ISO 8583
3 7 (0.91%) GCP
4 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 142 (18.42%) Docker
2 48 (6.23%) Virtual Machines
3 18 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.91%) LXC
5 5 (0.65%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.65%) vSphere
6 4 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (0.52%) Xen
7 2 (0.26%) iptables
7 2 (0.26%) KVM
7 2 (0.26%) Varnish
8 1 (0.13%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.13%) Gluster
8 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 97 (12.58%) Puppet
2 90 (11.67%) Ansible
3 88 (11.41%) Opscode Chef
4 71 (9.21%) Kubernetes
5 17 (2.20%) CA Service Virtualization
6 14 (1.82%) Terraform
7 10 (1.30%) Kibana
8 9 (1.17%) Marathon
9 8 (1.04%) Grafana
10 5 (0.65%) CloudHub
11 4 (0.52%) logstash
11 4 (0.52%) Mesos
11 4 (0.52%) Packer
11 4 (0.52%) Prometheus
11 4 (0.52%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.39%) Graylog
12 3 (0.39%) Nagios
13 2 (0.26%) CA Single Sign-On
13 2 (0.26%) Graphite
13 2 (0.26%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 102 (13.23%) Oracle
2 56 (7.26%) SAP
3 46 (5.97%) hybris
4 45 (5.84%) Google
5 30 (3.89%) Microsoft
6 29 (3.76%) CA
6 29 (3.76%) Splunk
7 24 (3.11%) IBM
8 23 (2.98%) VMware
9 22 (2.85%) AppDynamics
10 20 (2.59%) CA Agile Central
11 17 (2.20%) HP
12 15 (1.95%) Apigee
13 13 (1.69%) Perforce
14 11 (1.43%) Cisco
14 11 (1.43%) Micro Focus
14 11 (1.43%) Red Hat
15 9 (1.17%) MuleSoft
15 9 (1.17%) Sybase
16 8 (1.04%) Atlassian