Period
to 25 July 2021

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 25 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Groovy
UK
6 months to
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 500 554 661
Rank change year-on-year +54 +107 -22
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 628 259 499
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.56% 0.37% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.01% 0.65% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 275 225 415
10th Percentile £45,000 £37,500 £36,780
25th Percentile £52,500 £48,750 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £94,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +15.79% -5.00%

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 62,024 39,673 77,502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.16% 56.07% 53.73%
Number of salaries quoted 42,794 32,954 64,148
10th Percentile £34,750 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Groovy in the UK

Groovy
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Groovy.

Salary trend for Groovy in the UK

Groovy
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Groovy over the 6 months to 25 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Groovy in the UK

Groovy
Top 17 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 25 July 2021. 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 +55 583 £60,000 -7.69% 119
UK excluding London +55 349 £60,000 +9.09% 62
London -15 247 £65,000 -3.70% 69
South East +75 214 £50,000 -28.57% 11
Work from Home -161 110 £65,000 - 18
North of England -27 80 £60,000 +9.09% 17
Yorkshire -16 61 £60,000 +9.09% 10
Midlands -50 17 £50,000 - 15
East of England -23 16 £71,250 - 5
North West -50 16 £60,000 -5.88% 7
East Midlands - 10 £50,000 - 3
Scotland -72 8 £60,000 +26.32% 4
West Midlands -53 7 £55,000 +10.00% 12
South West -80 7 £51,000 -7.27% 2
Wales -13 5 £55,350 +30.24% 4
North East - 3 £31,500 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £56,250 - 4

For the 6 months to 25 July 2021, 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.

1 527 (83.92%) Java
2 427 (67.99%) Agile Software Development
3 408 (64.97%) DevOps
4 396 (63.06%) Python
5 348 (55.41%) Jenkins
6 330 (52.55%) Ansible
7 316 (50.32%) Git (software)
8 282 (44.90%) Linux
9 277 (44.11%) AWS
10 266 (42.36%) PostgreSQL
11 264 (42.04%) Software Engineering
12 260 (41.40%) React
13 255 (40.61%) Finance
14 251 (39.97%) Node.js
15 250 (39.81%) Redis
16 249 (39.65%) Docker
17 248 (39.49%) Microservices
18 245 (39.01%) Linux Command Line
19 234 (37.26%) Spring
20 232 (36.94%) JSON
21 228 (36.31%) Degree
22 223 (35.51%) Azure
22 223 (35.51%) MariaDB
23 219 (34.87%) Terraform
24 213 (33.92%) Banking
25 210 (33.44%) JavaScript
26 208 (33.12%) Gradle
27 207 (32.96%) RESTful
28 206 (32.80%) Computer Science
29 203 (32.32%) GitHub

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
1 181 (28.82%) Apache
2 170 (27.07%) Apache Spark
3 166 (26.43%) GemFire
4 34 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
5 29 (4.62%) Confluence
6 10 (1.59%) Apache Solr
6 10 (1.59%) nginx
7 5 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (0.80%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.64%) SAS
9 2 (0.32%) Anypoint
9 2 (0.32%) CMS
9 2 (0.32%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.32%) Mule
9 2 (0.32%) Mule ESB
9 2 (0.32%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.16%) FileNet
10 1 (0.16%) MTS
10 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.64%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 7 (1.11%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.32%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.16%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 277 (44.11%) AWS
2 223 (35.51%) Azure
3 203 (32.32%) GitHub
4 127 (20.22%) GCP
5 106 (16.88%) Amazon Kinesis
6 88 (14.01%) Datadog
7 67 (10.67%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 63 (10.03%) Pulumi
9 59 (9.39%) Serverless
10 47 (7.48%) PaaS
11 41 (6.53%) OpenShift
12 32 (5.10%) AWS CloudFormation
13 31 (4.94%) SaaS
14 20 (3.18%) Amazon EC2
15 17 (2.71%) AWS Lambda
16 15 (2.39%) IaaS
17 13 (2.07%) Amazon EKS
17 13 (2.07%) Amazon S3
18 11 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
19 9 (1.43%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 46 (7.32%) HTTP
2 13 (2.07%) Firewall
3 11 (1.75%) DSL
4 5 (0.80%) 5G
4 5 (0.80%) Broadband
5 4 (0.64%) FIX Connectivity
6 3 (0.48%) Modbus
6 3 (0.48%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (0.32%) FTP
7 2 (0.32%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.16%) DNS
8 1 (0.16%) IMAP
8 1 (0.16%) Internet
8 1 (0.16%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (42.36%) PostgreSQL
2 250 (39.81%) Redis
3 223 (35.51%) MariaDB
4 169 (26.91%) HBase
4 169 (26.91%) Relational Database
5 168 (26.75%) NoSQL
6 126 (20.06%) MongoDB
7 105 (16.72%) MySQL
8 103 (16.40%) Big Data
9 73 (11.62%) Azure SQL Database
10 35 (5.57%) SQL Server
11 28 (4.46%) Amazon Aurora
12 18 (2.87%) Hazelcast
13 14 (2.23%) Hadoop
14 12 (1.91%) Aerospike
15 11 (1.75%) Couchbase
16 10 (1.59%) Oracle Database
17 7 (1.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 7 (1.11%) Apache Hive
17 7 (1.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 348 (55.41%) Jenkins
2 316 (50.32%) Git (software)
3 208 (33.12%) Gradle
4 194 (30.89%) Cucumber
4 194 (30.89%) Sonatype Nexus
5 193 (30.73%) JUnit
6 174 (27.71%) Eclipse
7 173 (27.55%) IntelliJ
8 168 (26.75%) Protractor
9 166 (26.43%) Cypress.io
9 166 (26.43%) Storybook
10 161 (25.64%) Mockito
11 114 (18.15%) Artifactory
12 69 (10.99%) SonarQube
13 67 (10.67%) Team Foundation Server
14 50 (7.96%) Bitbucket
15 49 (7.80%) JIRA
16 45 (7.17%) Maven
17 31 (4.94%) Selenium
18 23 (3.66%) GitLab
General
1 255 (40.61%) Finance
2 213 (33.92%) Banking
3 202 (32.17%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 196 (31.21%) Law
5 86 (13.69%) Social Skills
6 48 (7.64%) Marketing
7 46 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
8 38 (6.05%) Retail
9 12 (1.91%) Presentation Skills
9 12 (1.91%) Public Sector
10 11 (1.75%) Games
11 10 (1.59%) Advertising
12 8 (1.27%) Retail Banking
13 7 (1.11%) Electronics
14 6 (0.96%) Front Office
15 5 (0.80%) Documentation Skills
16 4 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.64%) Social Science
17 2 (0.32%) Legal
17 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 177 (28.18%) Software Engineer
2 174 (27.71%) Developer
3 143 (22.77%) DevOps Engineer
4 84 (13.38%) Java Developer
5 75 (11.94%) Azure Engineer
6 71 (11.31%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 70 (11.15%) Principal Engineer
7 70 (11.15%) Principal Software Engineer
8 67 (10.67%) Azure DevOps
9 50 (7.96%) Lead Software Engineer
10 44 (7.01%) Lead Developer
11 41 (6.53%) Software Developer
12 36 (5.73%) Senior Software Engineer
13 35 (5.57%) Lead Software Developer
13 35 (5.57%) Senior Developer
14 28 (4.46%) Cloud Engineer
15 26 (4.14%) Java Engineer
16 23 (3.66%) Architect
17 19 (3.03%) Senior Java Developer
18 18 (2.87%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (41.40%) React
2 251 (39.97%) Node.js
3 234 (37.26%) Spring
4 232 (36.94%) JSON
5 207 (32.96%) RESTful
6 202 (32.17%) Redux
7 199 (31.69%) CSS
8 191 (30.41%) AngularJS
8 191 (30.41%) Kafka
9 177 (28.18%) Play Framework
10 168 (26.75%) Spark Streaming
11 167 (26.59%) Express
12 166 (26.43%) Tailwind CSS
12 166 (26.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 161 (25.64%) WireMock
14 118 (18.79%) LAMP
14 118 (18.79%) RabbitMQ
15 117 (18.63%) LAPP Stack
16 54 (8.60%) Web Services
17 49 (7.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 245 (39.01%) Linux Command Line
2 113 (17.99%) User Experience
3 74 (11.78%) Self-Motivation
4 20 (3.18%) Blog
5 19 (3.03%) Public Cloud
6 16 (2.55%) Algorithms
7 12 (1.91%) Virtual Team
8 11 (1.75%) Derivative
8 11 (1.75%) Equities
8 11 (1.75%) Fixed Income
8 11 (1.75%) Social Media
9 10 (1.59%) Data Structures
9 10 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (1.11%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.11%) Cybercrime
11 6 (0.96%) Legacy Applications
11 6 (0.96%) Management Information System
11 6 (0.96%) Market Risk
11 6 (0.96%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 282 (44.90%) Linux
2 203 (32.32%) Unix
3 38 (6.05%) Windows
4 16 (2.55%) CentOS
5 8 (1.27%) Ubuntu
6 7 (1.11%) Android
7 3 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.32%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.16%) VMS
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 427 (67.99%) Agile Software Development
2 408 (64.97%) DevOps
3 264 (42.04%) Software Engineering
4 248 (39.49%) Microservices
5 206 (32.80%) Computer Science
6 183 (29.14%) Digital Banking
7 170 (27.07%) Validation
8 166 (26.43%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 166 (26.43%) TDD
9 146 (23.25%) Problem-Solving
10 144 (22.93%) Scrum
11 143 (22.77%) OO
12 142 (22.61%) BDD
13 140 (22.29%) Open Source
14 126 (20.06%) Business Continuity
14 126 (20.06%) Software Testing
15 123 (19.59%) Infrastructure as Code
16 120 (19.11%) High Availability
17 107 (17.04%) Clean Code
18 106 (16.88%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 527 (83.92%) Java
2 396 (63.06%) Python
3 210 (33.44%) JavaScript
4 186 (29.62%) Shell Script
5 153 (24.36%) SQL
6 131 (20.86%) Bash Shell
7 108 (17.20%) PowerShell
8 100 (15.92%) Ruby
9 99 (15.76%) Go
9 99 (15.76%) PHP
10 96 (15.29%) C#
11 71 (11.31%) TypeScript
12 65 (10.35%) Scala
13 40 (6.37%) Kotlin
14 34 (5.41%) Java 8
15 23 (3.66%) Java 11
16 15 (2.39%) Perl
17 13 (2.07%) C++
18 11 (1.75%) PL/SQL
19 9 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 228 (36.31%) Degree
2 162 (25.80%) OCP
2 162 (25.80%) Oracle Certification
3 34 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 22 (3.50%) Security Cleared
5 17 (2.71%) SC Cleared
6 15 (2.39%) AWS Certification
7 10 (1.59%) TOGAF Certification
8 7 (1.11%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.80%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.16%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.16%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.25%) QA
2 5 (0.80%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.48%) IEC 61131
4 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.32%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 249 (39.65%) Docker
2 166 (26.43%) HDFS
3 117 (18.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (0.80%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.48%) Firmware
7 2 (0.32%) vSphere
8 1 (0.16%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 330 (52.55%) Ansible
2 219 (34.87%) Terraform
3 188 (29.94%) Kubernetes
4 144 (22.93%) Opscode Chef
5 97 (15.45%) Puppet
6 72 (11.46%) Prometheus
7 65 (10.35%) Grafana
8 13 (2.07%) Single Sign-On
9 10 (1.59%) Istio
10 5 (0.80%) logstash
11 4 (0.64%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (0.64%) HAProxy
12 3 (0.48%) Rancher
12 3 (0.48%) yum
13 1 (0.16%) Consul
13 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
13 1 (0.16%) Kibana
13 1 (0.16%) Nagios
Vendors
1 172 (27.39%) VMware
2 166 (26.43%) Okta
3 64 (10.19%) Oracle
4 63 (10.03%) SaltStack
5 62 (9.87%) New Relic
6 52 (8.28%) Google
7 43 (6.85%) Microsoft
8 18 (2.87%) Atlassian
8 18 (2.87%) Salesforce.com
9 14 (2.23%) Splunk
10 11 (1.75%) Red Hat
11 7 (1.11%) Dynatrace
11 7 (1.11%) Facebook
12 6 (0.96%) Instagram
12 6 (0.96%) Murex
13 5 (0.80%) Apple
13 5 (0.80%) Jedox
14 4 (0.64%) SAP
14 4 (0.64%) Solace
14 4 (0.64%) TOWER Software