Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Groovy
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 552 560 635
Rank change year-on-year +8 +75 +151
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 803 846 810
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.45% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.81% 0.86% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 595 786 707
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £109,000 £85,000 £82,500
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 99005 98832 110864
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.19% 53.07% 51.82%
Number of salaries quoted 81764 85103 95234
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,750 £27,500
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 12 December 2017.

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 12 December 2017. 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 -12 754 £60,000 - 64
London +18 514 £70,000 +12.00% 41
UK excluding London -8 277 £50,000 - 29
South East -5 88 £53,750 +7.50% 3
South West +24 53 £49,000 +12.00% 2
North of England -12 53 £43,750 -5.41% 10
North West -9 42 £57,500 +27.78% 7
Midlands +2 30 £52,500 +5.00%
West Midlands +28 25 £52,500 -16.00%
Scotland -3 20 £40,000 -20.00% 5
East of England 0 16 £50,000 +25.00% 8
Wales +5 11 £50,000 +27.39% 1
Yorkshire +10 10 £39,500 -12.22% 3
Northern Ireland - 6 - -
East Midlands -5 5 £37,500 -16.67%
North East -1 1 £47,500 -5.00%

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, 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.

1 719 (89.54%) Java
2 529 (65.88%) Agile Software Development
3 388 (48.32%) Spring
4 362 (45.08%) JavaScript
5 271 (33.75%) Jenkins
6 270 (33.62%) TDD
7 245 (30.51%) Scrum
8 238 (29.64%) Python
8 238 (29.64%) Amazon AWS
9 235 (29.27%) Maven
10 231 (28.77%) DevOps
11 228 (28.39%) Finance
12 219 (27.27%) JUnit
13 213 (26.53%) Git (software)
14 208 (25.90%) Test Automation
15 194 (24.16%) RESTful
16 192 (23.91%) HTML
17 185 (23.04%) SQL
18 180 (22.42%) Continuous Integration
18 180 (22.42%) REST
19 177 (22.04%) Web Services
20 175 (21.79%) CSS
21 170 (21.17%) Linux
22 167 (20.80%) Software Engineering
23 164 (20.42%) SOAP
24 160 (19.93%) BDD
25 154 (19.18%) Scala
26 151 (18.80%) Selenium
27 149 (18.56%) QA
28 145 (18.06%) Hibernate

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
1 131 (16.31%) Tomcat
2 109 (13.57%) Apache
3 67 (8.34%) nginx
4 61 (7.60%) JBoss
5 54 (6.72%) WebSphere
6 53 (6.60%) Elasticsearch
7 42 (5.23%) Confluence
8 39 (4.86%) Cloud Foundry
9 16 (1.99%) Mule
10 14 (1.74%) WebLogic
11 13 (1.62%) IIS
12 12 (1.49%) Jetty
12 12 (1.49%) Mule ESB
13 9 (1.12%) Anypoint
13 9 (1.12%) GlassFish
14 7 (0.87%) Apache Solr
15 6 (0.75%) CMS
16 5 (0.62%) Apache Pig
16 5 (0.62%) Apache Spark
16 5 (0.62%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (0.50%) MS Visio
1 4 (0.50%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.12%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 35 (4.36%) SAP Hybris
2 5 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.25%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.12%) assyst
4 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 238 (29.64%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (6.48%) PaaS
3 50 (6.23%) npm
4 48 (5.98%) Microsoft Azure
5 30 (3.74%) Google Cloud Platform
6 20 (2.49%) SaaS
7 17 (2.12%) GitHub
8 14 (1.74%) Amazon S3
8 14 (1.74%) OpenShift
9 10 (1.25%) Slack
10 8 (1.00%) Serverless
11 7 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.87%) Amazon SQS
12 6 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.62%) SuccessFactors
14 4 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
15 2 (0.25%) IaaS
16 1 (0.12%) CloudFront
16 1 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 68 (8.47%) HTTP
2 40 (4.98%) Internet
3 14 (1.74%) SMS
4 13 (1.62%) TCP/IP
5 12 (1.49%) DNS
5 12 (1.49%) IMAP
5 12 (1.49%) LDAP
5 12 (1.49%) SMTP
6 7 (0.87%) Network Security
7 6 (0.75%) Firewall
7 6 (0.75%) SSH
7 6 (0.75%) VPN
8 5 (0.62%) BGP
9 4 (0.50%) PPP
9 4 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.50%) Wireless
10 3 (0.37%) AMQP
10 3 (0.37%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.37%) SNMP
11 2 (0.25%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (17.68%) NoSQL
2 108 (13.45%) Relational Database
3 82 (10.21%) SQL Server
4 80 (9.96%) Apache Cassandra
5 75 (9.34%) MySQL
6 66 (8.22%) MongoDB
7 45 (5.60%) Big Data
8 43 (5.35%) PostgreSQL
8 43 (5.35%) Redis
9 39 (4.86%) Hadoop
10 38 (4.73%) Neo4j
11 21 (2.62%) Oracle Database
12 16 (1.99%) RDBMS
13 10 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
13 10 (1.25%) Blockchain
14 8 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 6 (0.75%) BigQuery
15 6 (0.75%) CouchDB
15 6 (0.75%) Riak
16 5 (0.62%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 271 (33.75%) Jenkins
2 235 (29.27%) Maven
3 219 (27.27%) JUnit
4 213 (26.53%) Git (software)
5 151 (18.80%) Selenium
6 132 (16.44%) JIRA
7 118 (14.69%) Cucumber
8 115 (14.32%) Gradle
9 73 (9.09%) WebDriver
10 70 (8.72%) Ant
11 69 (8.59%) Subversion
12 68 (8.47%) Spock
13 67 (8.34%) TeamCity
14 64 (7.97%) SoapUI
15 48 (5.98%) gulp
15 48 (5.98%) Mercurial
16 47 (5.85%) Eclipse
17 44 (5.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 43 (5.35%) Hudson
19 41 (5.11%) JMeter
General
1 228 (28.39%) Finance
2 75 (9.34%) Banking
3 71 (8.84%) Retail
4 50 (6.23%) Investment Banking
5 47 (5.85%) Retail Banking
6 19 (2.37%) Games
7 18 (2.24%) Front Office
7 18 (2.24%) Legal
8 16 (1.99%) Marketing
9 12 (1.49%) Publishing
10 8 (1.00%) Automotive
11 6 (0.75%) Electronics
12 5 (0.62%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.50%) Advertising
14 2 (0.25%) Law
14 2 (0.25%) Telecoms
15 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 379 (47.20%) Developer
2 308 (38.36%) Java Developer
3 91 (11.33%) Senior Developer
4 86 (10.71%) Senior Java Developer
5 77 (9.59%) DevOps Engineer
6 75 (9.34%) Java Engineer
7 73 (9.09%) Software Developer
8 49 (6.10%) E-Commerce Developer
8 49 (6.10%) Java E-Commerce Developer
8 49 (6.10%) Java Software Developer
8 49 (6.10%) Software Engineer
9 43 (5.35%) Senior Java Engineer
9 43 (5.35%) Tester
10 33 (4.11%) Agile Developer
11 32 (3.99%) Agile Java Developer
12 31 (3.86%) Java Software Engineer
13 30 (3.74%) Test Engineer
14 28 (3.49%) Analyst
15 26 (3.24%) JavaScript Developer
15 26 (3.24%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 388 (48.32%) Spring
2 194 (24.16%) RESTful
3 192 (23.91%) HTML
4 180 (22.42%) REST
5 177 (22.04%) Web Services
6 175 (21.79%) CSS
7 164 (20.42%) SOAP
8 145 (18.06%) Hibernate
9 136 (16.94%) AngularJS
10 128 (15.94%) Grails
11 121 (15.07%) XML
12 113 (14.07%) Spring Boot
13 82 (10.21%) jQuery
14 77 (9.59%) Node.js
15 70 (8.72%) .NET
15 70 (8.72%) JSON
15 70 (8.72%) React
16 65 (8.09%) HTML5
17 62 (7.72%) J2EE
18 54 (6.72%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 113 (14.07%) Computer Science
2 51 (6.35%) Fintech
3 46 (5.73%) Algorithms
4 44 (5.48%) Data Structures
5 41 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
6 39 (4.86%) Greenfield Project
6 39 (4.86%) User Experience
7 32 (3.99%) iPad
8 30 (3.74%) Linux Command Line
9 19 (2.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 15 (1.87%) Equities
11 14 (1.74%) Reinsurance
12 13 (1.62%) Mobile App
13 12 (1.49%) Management Information System
14 11 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (1.25%) FMCG
16 7 (0.87%) Digital Media
17 6 (0.75%) iSeries
17 6 (0.75%) Wiki
18 5 (0.62%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 170 (21.17%) Linux
2 102 (12.70%) Unix
3 72 (8.97%) Windows
4 22 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (2.37%) CentOS
6 16 (1.99%) Windows Server
7 11 (1.37%) Ubuntu
8 10 (1.25%) CoreOS
9 8 (1.00%) Android
9 8 (1.00%) Apple iOS
9 8 (1.00%) Debian
10 3 (0.37%) Kali Linux
11 2 (0.25%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 529 (65.88%) Agile Software Development
2 270 (33.62%) TDD
3 245 (30.51%) Scrum
4 231 (28.77%) DevOps
5 208 (25.90%) Test Automation
6 180 (22.42%) Continuous Integration
7 167 (20.80%) Software Engineering
8 160 (19.93%) BDD
9 125 (15.57%) Microservices
10 110 (13.70%) Open Source
11 100 (12.45%) E-Commerce
11 100 (12.45%) MVC
12 82 (10.21%) Unit Testing
13 81 (10.09%) Continuous Delivery
14 80 (9.96%) OO
15 79 (9.84%) SDLC
16 74 (9.22%) Mentoring
17 73 (9.09%) Front End Development
18 66 (8.22%) Kanban
19 53 (6.60%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 719 (89.54%) Java
2 362 (45.08%) JavaScript
3 238 (29.64%) Python
4 185 (23.04%) SQL
5 154 (19.18%) Scala
6 123 (15.32%) Ruby
7 112 (13.95%) C#
8 70 (8.72%) Shell Script
9 56 (6.97%) Bash Shell
10 46 (5.73%) Clojure
11 42 (5.23%) C++
12 28 (3.49%) Jython
13 24 (2.99%) PHP
14 23 (2.86%) Kotlin
15 19 (2.37%) Perl
16 16 (1.99%) VBScript
17 14 (1.74%) C
17 14 (1.74%) Go
18 13 (1.62%) RPG
19 10 (1.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 129 (16.06%) Degree
2 57 (7.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (3.61%) SC Cleared
3 29 (3.61%) Security Cleared
4 20 (2.49%) ISTQB
5 12 (1.49%) DV Cleared
6 8 (1.00%) ISEB
6 8 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.25%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.12%) CCNA
10 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.12%) IBM WebSphere Certification
10 1 (0.12%) RHCE
10 1 (0.12%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (18.56%) QA
2 15 (1.87%) ISO 20022
2 15 (1.87%) ISO 8583
3 6 (0.75%) GCP
4 3 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (0.37%) SLA
5 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 127 (15.82%) Docker
2 49 (6.10%) Virtual Machines
3 19 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.87%) LXC
4 7 (0.87%) vSphere
5 6 (0.75%) Xen
6 5 (0.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.37%) KVM
8 2 (0.25%) iptables
9 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.12%) Gluster
9 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 102 (12.70%) Ansible
2 98 (12.20%) Puppet
3 85 (10.59%) Opscode Chef
4 63 (7.85%) Kubernetes
5 20 (2.49%) Terraform
6 15 (1.87%) CA Service Virtualization
7 11 (1.37%) Kibana
8 9 (1.12%) Marathon
9 8 (1.00%) Grafana
10 7 (0.87%) CloudHub
11 6 (0.75%) Prometheus
12 4 (0.50%) logstash
12 4 (0.50%) Mesos
12 4 (0.50%) rkt
12 4 (0.50%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.37%) Nagios
13 3 (0.37%) Packer
14 2 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
15 1 (0.12%) BladeLogic
15 1 (0.12%) MOM
Vendors
1 117 (14.57%) Oracle
2 49 (6.10%) SAP
3 47 (5.85%) Google
4 39 (4.86%) hybris
5 38 (4.73%) CA Agile Central
6 34 (4.23%) Perforce
7 30 (3.74%) Sybase
8 29 (3.61%) Microsoft
9 26 (3.24%) IBM
9 26 (3.24%) Splunk
10 24 (2.99%) AppDynamics
11 23 (2.86%) CA
12 22 (2.74%) VMware
13 18 (2.24%) Apigee
14 16 (1.99%) HP
14 16 (1.99%) Red Hat
15 10 (1.25%) MuleSoft
16 8 (1.00%) Concur
16 8 (1.00%) Micro Focus
17 7 (0.87%) Sophos