Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Groovy
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 575 531 667
Rank change year-on-year -44 +136 +144
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 738 823 754
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.47% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.76% 0.87% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 586 720 639
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% - +3.77%
10th Percentile £39,000 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £104,375 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.70% +8.82%

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 97,585 94,301 110,065
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.71% 53.68% 52.14%
Number of salaries quoted 82,172 80,696 94,651
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £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 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Groovy in the UK

Groovy
Top 15 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 24 February 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 -30 704 £65,000 +13.04% 103
London +4 477 £70,000 +12.00% 61
UK excluding London -50 258 £50,000 +11.11% 47
North of England -46 67 £50,000 +11.11% 13
South East -21 65 £56,250 +12.50% 16
North West 0 57 £53,500 +18.89% 6
South West +17 41 £52,500 +31.25% 4
East of England +13 31 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Midlands -4 23 £58,750 +23.68% 5
Scotland -15 17 £40,000 - 3
West Midlands -1 16 £65,000 +23.81% 2
Wales +6 11 £40,000 - 2
Yorkshire -24 10 £37,500 -11.76% 5
East Midlands -2 7 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Northern Ireland - 3 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 with a requirement for Groovy.

1 652 (88.35%) Java
2 480 (65.04%) Agile Software Development
3 306 (41.46%) Spring
4 287 (38.89%) JavaScript
5 276 (37.40%) TDD
6 265 (35.91%) Python
7 248 (33.60%) Amazon AWS
8 220 (29.81%) Jenkins
9 219 (29.67%) Test Automation
10 217 (29.40%) Finance
11 214 (29.00%) DevOps
12 184 (24.93%) Maven
13 178 (24.12%) REST
14 176 (23.85%) Scrum
15 171 (23.17%) RESTful
16 169 (22.90%) BDD
17 166 (22.49%) Web Services
18 165 (22.36%) SQL
18 165 (22.36%) JUnit
19 162 (21.95%) HTML
20 157 (21.27%) Selenium
21 156 (21.14%) Linux
22 155 (21.00%) CSS
22 155 (21.00%) Software Engineering
23 151 (20.46%) Scala
24 148 (20.05%) Ruby
25 144 (19.51%) Git (software)
26 143 (19.38%) Docker
27 132 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
28 125 (16.94%) 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 95 (12.87%) Tomcat
2 91 (12.33%) Apache
3 65 (8.81%) nginx
4 54 (7.32%) Elasticsearch
5 45 (6.10%) Confluence
6 39 (5.28%) JBoss
6 39 (5.28%) WebSphere
7 31 (4.20%) Cloud Foundry
8 19 (2.57%) IIS
9 17 (2.30%) Anypoint
9 17 (2.30%) Jetty
10 15 (2.03%) Apache Pig
11 13 (1.76%) Mule
12 11 (1.49%) WebLogic
13 10 (1.36%) Mule ESB
14 8 (1.08%) Ethereum
15 7 (0.95%) Apache Solr
15 7 (0.95%) Apache Spark
16 6 (0.81%) GlassFish
17 4 (0.54%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (0.81%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.54%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.14%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 44 (5.96%) SAP Hybris
2 9 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.27%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 248 (33.60%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (8.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (5.83%) PaaS
4 40 (5.42%) npm
5 39 (5.28%) SaaS
6 25 (3.39%) GitHub
7 22 (2.98%) OpenShift
8 19 (2.57%) Google Cloud Platform
9 17 (2.30%) Slack
10 16 (2.17%) Serverless
11 12 (1.63%) Amazon S3
12 9 (1.22%) SuccessFactors
13 8 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
14 7 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
14 7 (0.95%) Amazon SQS
15 6 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
16 5 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
17 4 (0.54%) IaaS
18 2 (0.27%) Akamai
18 2 (0.27%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 63 (8.54%) HTTP
2 46 (6.23%) Internet
3 14 (1.90%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.36%) SMS
5 7 (0.95%) DNS
5 7 (0.95%) IMAP
5 7 (0.95%) SMTP
6 6 (0.81%) Firewall
7 4 (0.54%) PPP
7 4 (0.54%) SSH
8 3 (0.41%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.41%) SNMP
8 3 (0.41%) VPN
8 3 (0.41%) Wireless
9 2 (0.27%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.27%) PuTTY
9 2 (0.27%) Skype
10 1 (0.14%) BGP
10 1 (0.14%) DSL
10 1 (0.14%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (13.82%) NoSQL
2 63 (8.54%) MySQL
3 60 (8.13%) MongoDB
4 59 (7.99%) Relational Database
5 40 (5.42%) Big Data
6 39 (5.28%) SQL Server
7 38 (5.15%) Hadoop
8 36 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
9 24 (3.25%) Apache Cassandra
10 20 (2.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 17 (2.30%) Oracle Database
12 16 (2.17%) Neo4j
12 16 (2.17%) RDBMS
13 14 (1.90%) Redis
14 11 (1.49%) Blockchain
15 9 (1.22%) Couchbase
16 8 (1.08%) Apache Hive
17 7 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
18 5 (0.68%) Infinispan
18 5 (0.68%) Riak
Development Applications
1 220 (29.81%) Jenkins
2 184 (24.93%) Maven
3 165 (22.36%) JUnit
4 157 (21.27%) Selenium
5 144 (19.51%) Git (software)
6 125 (16.94%) Cucumber
7 104 (14.09%) Gradle
8 100 (13.55%) JIRA
9 77 (10.43%) WebDriver
10 69 (9.35%) SoapUI
11 63 (8.54%) Spock
12 44 (5.96%) Eclipse
12 44 (5.96%) TeamCity
13 41 (5.56%) HP UFT
14 40 (5.42%) Ant
14 40 (5.42%) JMeter
15 39 (5.28%) gulp
16 38 (5.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 33 (4.47%) Subversion
18 29 (3.93%) Mockito
General
1 217 (29.40%) Finance
2 82 (11.11%) Retail
3 57 (7.72%) Banking
4 26 (3.52%) Legal
5 20 (2.71%) Investment Banking
6 17 (2.30%) Retail Banking
7 14 (1.90%) Front Office
8 12 (1.63%) Games
9 10 (1.36%) Marketing
10 7 (0.95%) Electronics
10 7 (0.95%) Law
11 4 (0.54%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.41%) Automotive
12 3 (0.41%) Publishing
12 3 (0.41%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.27%) Advertising
14 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 341 (46.21%) Developer
2 263 (35.64%) Java Developer
3 96 (13.01%) Senior Developer
4 82 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
5 80 (10.84%) DevOps Engineer
6 69 (9.35%) Java Engineer
7 46 (6.23%) Software Engineer
8 43 (5.83%) Software Developer
9 41 (5.56%) Tester
10 34 (4.61%) Agile Developer
10 34 (4.61%) Agile Java Developer
11 32 (4.34%) Senior Java Engineer
12 31 (4.20%) Architect
12 31 (4.20%) Java Software Engineer
13 29 (3.93%) Test Engineer
14 28 (3.79%) Test Manager
15 25 (3.39%) Test Automation Engineer
16 23 (3.12%) Development Manager
17 22 (2.98%) SAP Developer
17 22 (2.98%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 306 (41.46%) Spring
2 178 (24.12%) REST
3 171 (23.17%) RESTful
4 166 (22.49%) Web Services
5 162 (21.95%) HTML
6 155 (21.00%) CSS
7 125 (16.94%) SOAP
8 105 (14.23%) Grails
9 104 (14.09%) XML
10 101 (13.69%) Spring Boot
11 97 (13.14%) AngularJS
12 87 (11.79%) .NET
13 86 (11.65%) Hibernate
14 84 (11.38%) Node.js
15 71 (9.62%) J2EE
16 64 (8.67%) JSON
17 60 (8.13%) React
18 59 (7.99%) jQuery
19 51 (6.91%) Gherkin
20 50 (6.78%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 78 (10.57%) Fintech
2 67 (9.08%) Computer Science
3 46 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (4.74%) iPad
5 25 (3.39%) Greenfield Project
6 21 (2.85%) Mobile App
7 20 (2.71%) Data Structures
8 16 (2.17%) Equities
9 14 (1.90%) Algorithms
10 11 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 11 (1.49%) Mainframe
11 9 (1.22%) EPoS
11 9 (1.22%) Reinsurance
12 8 (1.08%) Bitcoin
12 8 (1.08%) DataPower
12 8 (1.08%) FMCG
13 7 (0.95%) Virtual Team
14 5 (0.68%) iSeries
14 5 (0.68%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 156 (21.14%) Linux
2 89 (12.06%) Unix
3 59 (7.99%) Windows
4 21 (2.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (2.85%) Windows Server
5 12 (1.63%) CentOS
6 9 (1.22%) Android
6 9 (1.22%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.95%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.54%) Debian
9 3 (0.41%) Solaris
10 2 (0.27%) CoreOS
10 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.27%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.14%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 480 (65.04%) Agile Software Development
2 276 (37.40%) TDD
3 219 (29.67%) Test Automation
4 214 (29.00%) DevOps
5 176 (23.85%) Scrum
6 169 (22.90%) BDD
7 155 (21.00%) Software Engineering
8 132 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
9 116 (15.72%) Microservices
10 98 (13.28%) Open Source
11 90 (12.20%) SDLC
12 88 (11.92%) MVC
13 78 (10.57%) E-Commerce
14 69 (9.35%) Mentoring
15 63 (8.54%) Project Management
16 60 (8.13%) Continuous Delivery
17 50 (6.78%) Configuration Management
17 50 (6.78%) Continuous Improvement
18 48 (6.50%) Dependency Management
19 45 (6.10%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 652 (88.35%) Java
2 287 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 265 (35.91%) Python
4 165 (22.36%) SQL
5 151 (20.46%) Scala
6 148 (20.05%) Ruby
7 112 (15.18%) C#
8 69 (9.35%) C++
9 57 (7.72%) Bash Shell
10 52 (7.05%) Shell Script
11 47 (6.37%) Clojure
12 39 (5.28%) Jython
13 36 (4.88%) Kotlin
14 34 (4.61%) PHP
15 27 (3.66%) Perl
16 22 (2.98%) VBScript
17 21 (2.85%) Go
18 14 (1.90%) VB.NET
19 10 (1.36%) RPG
20 9 (1.22%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 102 (13.82%) Degree
2 41 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (2.57%) ISTQB
4 17 (2.30%) SC Cleared
4 17 (2.30%) Security Cleared
5 9 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.81%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.27%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.27%) CCIE
9 2 (0.27%) ISEB
10 1 (0.14%) CCNA
10 1 (0.14%) CCNP
10 1 (0.14%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.14%) RHCE
10 1 (0.14%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (15.18%) QA
2 14 (1.90%) ISO 20022
2 14 (1.90%) ISO 8583
3 7 (0.95%) GCP
4 3 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (0.41%) PSD2
5 2 (0.27%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.14%) MiFID
6 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 143 (19.38%) Docker
2 38 (5.15%) Virtual Machines
3 15 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.81%) Varnish
5 5 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (0.68%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.27%) iptables
6 2 (0.27%) KVM
6 2 (0.27%) LXC
6 2 (0.27%) oVirt
6 2 (0.27%) RHEV
7 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.14%) Gluster
7 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 95 (12.87%) Puppet
2 85 (11.52%) Ansible
2 85 (11.52%) Opscode Chef
3 77 (10.43%) Kubernetes
4 25 (3.39%) Terraform
5 23 (3.12%) HP ALM
6 22 (2.98%) CA Service Virtualization
7 8 (1.08%) Grafana
8 7 (0.95%) Nagios
8 7 (0.95%) Packer
9 6 (0.81%) Graphite
9 6 (0.81%) HAProxy
9 6 (0.81%) Marathon
10 5 (0.68%) Kibana
11 4 (0.54%) CloudHub
11 4 (0.54%) Mesos
12 3 (0.41%) Graylog
12 3 (0.41%) logstash
12 3 (0.41%) ZABBIX
13 2 (0.27%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 81 (10.98%) Oracle
2 58 (7.86%) SAP
3 44 (5.96%) hybris
4 39 (5.28%) Google
5 37 (5.01%) CA
6 26 (3.52%) Splunk
7 25 (3.39%) IBM
7 25 (3.39%) Microsoft
8 23 (3.12%) HP
9 19 (2.57%) VMware
10 18 (2.44%) MuleSoft
11 17 (2.30%) AppDynamics
12 15 (2.03%) Capita
12 15 (2.03%) Red Hat
13 14 (1.90%) CA Agile Central
13 14 (1.90%) Micro Focus
14 13 (1.76%) Apigee
15 10 (1.36%) Cisco
16 9 (1.22%) Atlassian
16 9 (1.22%) Salesforce.com