Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Groovy
UK
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 672 571 554
Rank change year-on-year -101 -17 +91
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 490 808 842
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.45% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.56% 0.82% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 382 606 781
UK median annual salary £61,250 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.08% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £108,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +5.26%

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 86,913 98,490 98,480
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.95% 55.28% 53.16%
Number of salaries quoted 72,057 81,344 84,793
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 16 December 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 16 December 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 -93 468 £62,500 +4.17% 66
London -101 286 £70,000 - 42
UK excluding London -26 197 £47,500 -5.00% 28
South East -16 68 £45,000 -16.28% 9
North of England +9 38 £50,000 +11.11% 7
North West +8 36 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Midlands +23 31 £46,250 -13.95% 5
South West -4 25 £46,250 -6.09% 3
East of England +30 21 £45,000 -10.00%
West Midlands +33 19 £62,500 +13.64% 2
Wales +14 18 £50,000 +5.26% 2
East Midlands +33 12 £37,500 -18.92% 3
Scotland -19 4 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Yorkshire +17 1 - - 3
North East +4 1 £45,000 -5.26% 2

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 358 (73.06%) Java
2 286 (58.37%) Agile Software Development
3 189 (38.57%) Python
4 181 (36.94%) Spring
5 164 (33.47%) Linux
6 151 (30.82%) SQL
6 151 (30.82%) DevOps
7 150 (30.61%) Docker
8 149 (30.41%) JavaScript
9 145 (29.59%) TDD
10 134 (27.35%) Amazon AWS
11 133 (27.14%) Scala
12 129 (26.33%) Jenkins
13 118 (24.08%) Git (software)
14 112 (22.86%) Software Engineering
15 101 (20.61%) Finance
15 101 (20.61%) HTML
15 101 (20.61%) Test Automation
16 99 (20.20%) JIRA
17 97 (19.80%) Continuous Integration
18 96 (19.59%) Web Services
19 95 (19.39%) Kubernetes
20 92 (18.78%) Microservices
21 88 (17.96%) BDD
22 87 (17.76%) REST
23 81 (16.53%) CSS
24 80 (16.33%) Oracle
25 79 (16.12%) RESTful
26 77 (15.71%) Scrum
27 74 (15.10%) Ruby

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 36 (7.35%) Tomcat
2 31 (6.33%) Elasticsearch
3 25 (5.10%) Confluence
4 20 (4.08%) Apache Spark
5 19 (3.88%) WebSphere
6 14 (2.86%) Apache
7 13 (2.65%) WildFly
8 9 (1.84%) Apache Pig
9 5 (1.02%) JBoss
9 5 (1.02%) nginx
10 4 (0.82%) CMS
10 4 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.82%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.61%) Jetty
12 2 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.41%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.41%) Apache Airflow
12 2 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.20%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.61%) InVision
3 3 (0.61%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.61%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.20%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (0.61%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 134 (27.35%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (13.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (9.59%) Google Cloud Platform
4 24 (4.90%) GitHub
5 19 (3.88%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (2.45%) OpenShift
7 8 (1.63%) Stackdriver
8 7 (1.43%) Lucidchart
8 7 (1.43%) PaaS
9 5 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (1.02%) Amazon S3
9 5 (1.02%) IaaS
9 5 (1.02%) npm
9 5 (1.02%) Slack
10 3 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.61%) CloudBees
10 3 (0.61%) Serverless
10 3 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.67%) HTTP
2 16 (3.27%) Internet
3 13 (2.65%) Firewall
4 10 (2.04%) Wireshark
5 7 (1.43%) CDMA
5 7 (1.43%) GSM
5 7 (1.43%) LTE
5 7 (1.43%) UMTS
6 5 (1.02%) SMS
6 5 (1.02%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.82%) IPv4
7 4 (0.82%) IPv6
8 3 (0.61%) PPP
9 2 (0.41%) LAN
10 1 (0.20%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.20%) DMZ
10 1 (0.20%) DNS
10 1 (0.20%) Network Security
10 1 (0.20%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (11.63%) Relational Database
2 48 (9.80%) PostgreSQL
3 47 (9.59%) MySQL
4 41 (8.37%) NoSQL
5 31 (6.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 31 (6.33%) Big Data
6 27 (5.51%) Hadoop
6 27 (5.51%) SQL Server
7 20 (4.08%) MongoDB
8 18 (3.67%) Neo4j
9 11 (2.24%) HBase
10 10 (2.04%) Couchbase
11 8 (1.63%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.22%) Redis
13 5 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 4 (0.82%) Hazelcast
14 4 (0.82%) InfluxDB
14 4 (0.82%) Oracle Database
15 3 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
15 3 (0.61%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 129 (26.33%) Jenkins
2 118 (24.08%) Git (software)
3 99 (20.20%) JIRA
4 68 (13.88%) Gradle
5 66 (13.47%) Selenium
6 64 (13.06%) Maven
7 53 (10.82%) JUnit
8 49 (10.00%) Cucumber
9 37 (7.55%) JMeter
10 35 (7.14%) SoapUI
11 31 (6.33%) Zephyr
12 29 (5.92%) Ant
13 25 (5.10%) WebDriver
14 23 (4.69%) Eclipse
15 21 (4.29%) IntelliJ
15 21 (4.29%) Sonatype Nexus
16 19 (3.88%) Spock
17 16 (3.27%) Mockito
18 14 (2.86%) Subversion
19 13 (2.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 101 (20.61%) Finance
2 35 (7.14%) Retail
3 28 (5.71%) Banking
4 19 (3.88%) Games
5 18 (3.67%) Law
6 16 (3.27%) Advertising
6 16 (3.27%) Back Office
7 12 (2.45%) Front Office
8 10 (2.04%) Military
9 9 (1.84%) Marketing
10 8 (1.63%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.61%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.61%) Automotive
12 2 (0.41%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 259 (52.86%) Developer
2 217 (44.29%) Java Developer
3 95 (19.39%) Senior Developer
4 87 (17.76%) Senior Java Developer
5 61 (12.45%) DevOps Engineer
6 38 (7.76%) Software Developer
7 37 (7.55%) Test Engineer
8 34 (6.94%) Software Engineer
9 30 (6.12%) Tester
10 26 (5.31%) Java Software Developer
11 23 (4.69%) Automation Tester
12 22 (4.49%) Java Engineer
13 20 (4.08%) Agile Developer
13 20 (4.08%) Agile Java Developer
13 20 (4.08%) Lead Developer
14 19 (3.88%) Developer in Test
14 19 (3.88%) Lead Java Developer
15 15 (3.06%) Java Software Engineer
16 14 (2.86%) Senior Software Engineer
16 14 (2.86%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (36.94%) Spring
2 101 (20.61%) HTML
3 96 (19.59%) Web Services
4 87 (17.76%) REST
5 81 (16.53%) CSS
6 79 (16.12%) RESTful
7 70 (14.29%) Spring Boot
8 69 (14.08%) AngularJS
9 65 (13.27%) Grails
10 55 (11.22%) Node.js
11 54 (11.02%) jQuery
12 51 (10.41%) J2EE
12 51 (10.41%) RabbitMQ
13 44 (8.98%) Hibernate
14 42 (8.57%) SOAP
15 38 (7.76%) HTML5
15 38 (7.76%) XML
16 30 (6.12%) React
17 28 (5.71%) .NET
18 26 (5.31%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.16%) Fintech
2 35 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
3 30 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
4 22 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (3.06%) Hedge funds
6 11 (2.24%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (2.24%) User Experience
6 11 (2.24%) Virtual Team
7 10 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
8 8 (1.63%) Cloud Native
8 8 (1.63%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.43%) Algorithms
9 7 (1.43%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.22%) Mainframe
10 6 (1.22%) Smart Meter
11 5 (1.02%) iPad
11 5 (1.02%) Public Cloud
11 5 (1.02%) Wiki
12 4 (0.82%) Animation
13 3 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 164 (33.47%) Linux
2 40 (8.16%) Unix
3 28 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (4.49%) Ubuntu
5 21 (4.29%) CentOS
6 19 (3.88%) Windows
7 16 (3.27%) Android
8 15 (3.06%) Apple iOS
9 6 (1.22%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.82%) FreeBSD
11 3 (0.61%) SmartOS
12 2 (0.41%) Debian
13 1 (0.20%) AIX
13 1 (0.20%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (58.37%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (30.82%) DevOps
3 145 (29.59%) TDD
4 112 (22.86%) Software Engineering
5 101 (20.61%) Test Automation
6 97 (19.80%) Continuous Integration
7 92 (18.78%) Microservices
8 88 (17.96%) BDD
9 77 (15.71%) Scrum
10 65 (13.27%) Continuous Delivery
11 59 (12.04%) Unit Testing
12 55 (11.22%) MVC
12 55 (11.22%) Open Source
13 53 (10.82%) SDLC
14 39 (7.96%) Problem-Solving
15 38 (7.76%) Integration Testing
16 34 (6.94%) Software Testing
17 33 (6.73%) Pair Programming
18 30 (6.12%) Functional Testing
18 30 (6.12%) OO
Programming Languages
1 358 (73.06%) Java
2 189 (38.57%) Python
3 151 (30.82%) SQL
4 149 (30.41%) JavaScript
5 133 (27.14%) Scala
6 74 (15.10%) Ruby
7 66 (13.47%) Java 8
8 61 (12.45%) Bash Shell
9 38 (7.76%) C#
9 38 (7.76%) Clojure
10 36 (7.35%) Shell Script
11 30 (6.12%) C++
11 30 (6.12%) Perl
12 28 (5.71%) PL/SQL
13 26 (5.31%) Kotlin
14 22 (4.49%) Go
14 22 (4.49%) PHP
15 21 (4.29%) PowerShell
16 10 (2.04%) Jython
17 7 (1.43%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 40 (8.16%) Degree
2 20 (4.08%) ISTQB
3 19 (3.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (3.47%) ISEB
5 16 (3.27%) Security Cleared
6 13 (2.65%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.82%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.82%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.61%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.61%) LPIC
9 3 (0.61%) OSCP
10 1 (0.20%) CFA
10 1 (0.20%) CISSP
10 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.20%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.20%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.20%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (12.45%) QA
2 3 (0.61%) DICOM
3 2 (0.41%) ISO 13485
3 2 (0.41%) ISO 26262
3 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.41%) PMO
4 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 150 (30.61%) Docker
2 11 (2.24%) HDFS
3 8 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.20%) Firmware
5 1 (0.20%) NFS
5 1 (0.20%) oVirt
5 1 (0.20%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 95 (19.39%) Kubernetes
2 57 (11.63%) Ansible
3 44 (8.98%) Puppet
4 33 (6.73%) Opscode Chef
5 28 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
6 27 (5.51%) Terraform
7 20 (4.08%) Prometheus
8 11 (2.24%) Grafana
9 9 (1.84%) Nagios
9 9 (1.84%) Rancher
10 8 (1.63%) Graphite
11 6 (1.22%) Icinga
11 6 (1.22%) Marathon
12 5 (1.02%) yum
13 3 (0.61%) CA Service Virtualization
13 3 (0.61%) HP ALM
13 3 (0.61%) Packer
13 3 (0.61%) Salt
14 2 (0.41%) HAProxy
14 2 (0.41%) Riemann
Vendors
1 80 (16.33%) Oracle
2 33 (6.73%) Atlassian
3 30 (6.12%) Red Hat
4 26 (5.31%) Google
5 19 (3.88%) Microsoft
6 15 (3.06%) IBM
7 13 (2.65%) Splunk
8 10 (2.04%) Cloudera
9 8 (1.63%) Remedy
9 8 (1.63%) ServiceNow
9 8 (1.63%) VMware
10 7 (1.43%) MuleSoft
10 7 (1.43%) NVIDIA
11 6 (1.22%) Dynatrace
12 5 (1.02%) Adobe
12 5 (1.02%) HP
12 5 (1.02%) MKS
13 4 (0.82%) CA
13 4 (0.82%) Sitecore
13 4 (0.82%) WorldPay