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

Groovy
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 654 559 558
Rank change year-on-year -95 -1 +72
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 561 841 901
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.48% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.61% 0.87% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 430 615 836
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,938 £37,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £100,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +2.04%

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 91,363 96,855 101,237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.55% 55.31% 52.76%
Number of salaries quoted 75,986 79,440 87,315
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,375 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.36% +1.84% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%

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 October 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 17 October 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 -95 532 £62,500 +4.17% 88
London -111 308 £70,000 - 53
UK excluding London -14 245 £50,000 +11.11% 43
South East -20 85 £50,000 - 13
North of England +35 58 £50,000 +28.21% 13
North West +21 48 £50,000 +42.86% 8
Midlands +29 32 £41,750 -20.48% 5
East of England +55 30 £45,000 - 3
West Midlands +25 24 £46,250 -11.90% 3
South West -27 23 £47,500 - 1
Wales +2 17 £60,000 +23.08% 4
Yorkshire +19 9 £75,000 +92.31% 4
East Midlands +1 8 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Scotland -10 6 £55,000 +34.15% 4
North East -7 1 £45,000 -5.26% 1

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 437 (77.90%) Java
2 339 (60.43%) Agile Software Development
3 208 (37.08%) Spring
4 195 (34.76%) JavaScript
5 194 (34.58%) Linux
6 181 (32.26%) Python
7 158 (28.16%) SQL
7 158 (28.16%) Jenkins
8 157 (27.99%) TDD
9 151 (26.92%) Scala
9 151 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
10 143 (25.49%) DevOps
11 142 (25.31%) Docker
12 134 (23.89%) Software Engineering
13 133 (23.71%) Finance
13 133 (23.71%) Web Services
14 131 (23.35%) HTML
15 127 (22.64%) Test Automation
16 117 (20.86%) Microservices
17 115 (20.50%) Git (software)
18 113 (20.14%) RESTful
19 111 (19.79%) JIRA
20 109 (19.43%) Scrum
21 105 (18.72%) CSS
21 105 (18.72%) Continuous Integration
22 103 (18.36%) BDD
23 99 (17.65%) REST
24 94 (16.76%) Oracle
25 82 (14.62%) Selenium
25 82 (14.62%) AngularJS

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 42 (7.49%) Tomcat
2 29 (5.17%) WebSphere
3 27 (4.81%) Confluence
4 26 (4.63%) Elasticsearch
5 22 (3.92%) Apache
6 19 (3.39%) Apache Spark
7 12 (2.14%) WildFly
8 9 (1.60%) JBoss
8 9 (1.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (1.43%) WebLogic
10 7 (1.25%) Jetty
11 6 (1.07%) nginx
12 5 (0.89%) CMS
13 4 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 4 (0.71%) Alfresco
13 4 (0.71%) Anypoint
13 4 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
14 2 (0.36%) Apache Pig
14 2 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
14 2 (0.36%) Mule
Applications
1 5 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.53%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.18%) HipChat
3 1 (0.18%) InVision
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.71%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.53%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 151 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (10.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 23 (4.10%) GitHub
5 16 (2.85%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (2.14%) OpenShift
7 9 (1.60%) Serverless
8 8 (1.43%) Stackdriver
9 7 (1.25%) Amazon S3
10 6 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (1.07%) npm
10 6 (1.07%) PaaS
11 5 (0.89%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (0.89%) CloudBees
11 5 (0.89%) IaaS
11 5 (0.89%) Lucidchart
12 4 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.71%) BrowserStack
12 4 (0.71%) SaaS
12 4 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.28%) Internet
2 23 (4.10%) HTTP
3 13 (2.32%) Firewall
4 10 (1.78%) Wireshark
5 9 (1.60%) TCP/IP
6 8 (1.43%) IPv4
6 8 (1.43%) IPv6
6 8 (1.43%) LAN
7 6 (1.07%) CDMA
7 6 (1.07%) GSM
7 6 (1.07%) LTE
7 6 (1.07%) SMS
7 6 (1.07%) UMTS
8 3 (0.53%) PPP
9 2 (0.36%) SSL
10 1 (0.18%) DNS
10 1 (0.18%) FIX Connectivity
10 1 (0.18%) Network Security
10 1 (0.18%) SMTP
10 1 (0.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (11.23%) Relational Database
2 57 (10.16%) NoSQL
3 49 (8.73%) SQL Server
4 42 (7.49%) MySQL
5 41 (7.31%) PostgreSQL
6 33 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
7 29 (5.17%) MongoDB
8 25 (4.46%) Big Data
8 25 (4.46%) Hadoop
9 19 (3.39%) Neo4j
10 11 (1.96%) HBase
11 9 (1.60%) Redis
12 8 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 8 (1.43%) InfluxDB
12 8 (1.43%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
13 5 (0.89%) Couchbase
13 5 (0.89%) MariaDB
14 4 (0.71%) Infinispan
14 4 (0.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 158 (28.16%) Jenkins
2 115 (20.50%) Git (software)
3 111 (19.79%) JIRA
4 82 (14.62%) Selenium
5 65 (11.59%) JUnit
6 59 (10.52%) Maven
7 51 (9.09%) Cucumber
8 49 (8.73%) Gradle
9 42 (7.49%) SoapUI
10 39 (6.95%) JMeter
11 34 (6.06%) Eclipse
12 28 (4.99%) WebDriver
13 26 (4.63%) Spock
14 24 (4.28%) Ant
15 23 (4.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 23 (4.10%) Sonatype Nexus
16 22 (3.92%) IntelliJ
16 22 (3.92%) Zephyr
17 19 (3.39%) Rational Team Concert
18 18 (3.21%) Mockito
General
1 133 (23.71%) Finance
2 38 (6.77%) Retail
3 22 (3.92%) Games
4 19 (3.39%) Back Office
5 18 (3.21%) Front Office
6 15 (2.67%) Banking
7 9 (1.60%) Law
8 8 (1.43%) Marketing
9 7 (1.25%) Advertising
10 6 (1.07%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.89%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.53%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.53%) Automotive
13 2 (0.36%) Military
13 2 (0.36%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 291 (51.87%) Developer
2 238 (42.42%) Java Developer
3 103 (18.36%) Senior Developer
4 95 (16.93%) Senior Java Developer
5 66 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 57 (10.16%) Software Developer
7 36 (6.42%) Java Software Developer
8 34 (6.06%) Software Engineer
9 27 (4.81%) Test Engineer
9 27 (4.81%) Tester
10 26 (4.63%) Java Engineer
11 25 (4.46%) Agile Developer
11 25 (4.46%) Agile Java Developer
12 22 (3.92%) AWS Developer
13 21 (3.74%) Automation Tester
13 21 (3.74%) Lead Developer
14 20 (3.57%) Cloud Engineer
15 19 (3.39%) Developer in Test
16 18 (3.21%) Lead Java Developer
16 18 (3.21%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (37.08%) Spring
2 133 (23.71%) Web Services
3 131 (23.35%) HTML
4 113 (20.14%) RESTful
5 105 (18.72%) CSS
6 99 (17.65%) REST
7 82 (14.62%) AngularJS
8 74 (13.19%) Hibernate
9 73 (13.01%) Spring Boot
10 72 (12.83%) Grails
11 71 (12.66%) J2EE
12 62 (11.05%) jQuery
13 59 (10.52%) HTML5
14 56 (9.98%) SOAP
15 49 (8.73%) XML
16 46 (8.20%) Node.js
17 43 (7.66%) .NET
17 43 (7.66%) RabbitMQ
18 38 (6.77%) React
19 31 (5.53%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 53 (9.45%) Fintech
2 39 (6.95%) Enterprise Software
3 30 (5.35%) Hedge funds
4 28 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (4.81%) Computer Science
6 22 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
7 18 (3.21%) Linux Command Line
8 14 (2.50%) Algorithms
8 14 (2.50%) Data Structures
9 12 (2.14%) Self-Motivation
10 11 (1.96%) Mobile App
11 9 (1.60%) iPad
11 9 (1.60%) Smart Meter
12 8 (1.43%) Cloud Native
13 6 (1.07%) Public Cloud
14 5 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
14 5 (0.89%) Wiki
15 4 (0.71%) Management Information System
16 3 (0.53%) Enterprise Cloud
16 3 (0.53%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 194 (34.58%) Linux
2 45 (8.02%) Unix
3 30 (5.35%) Windows
4 26 (4.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (4.46%) CentOS
6 22 (3.92%) Ubuntu
7 17 (3.03%) Android
8 16 (2.85%) Apple iOS
9 8 (1.43%) FreeBSD
10 3 (0.53%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.36%) Debian
12 1 (0.18%) AIX
12 1 (0.18%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (60.43%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (27.99%) TDD
3 143 (25.49%) DevOps
4 134 (23.89%) Software Engineering
5 127 (22.64%) Test Automation
6 117 (20.86%) Microservices
7 109 (19.43%) Scrum
8 105 (18.72%) Continuous Integration
9 103 (18.36%) BDD
10 78 (13.90%) Continuous Delivery
11 68 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
11 68 (12.12%) Unit Testing
12 67 (11.94%) MVC
13 57 (10.16%) SDLC
14 44 (7.84%) Open Source
15 42 (7.49%) OO
16 34 (6.06%) Software Testing
17 33 (5.88%) Configuration Management
17 33 (5.88%) Functional Testing
18 32 (5.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 437 (77.90%) Java
2 195 (34.76%) JavaScript
3 181 (32.26%) Python
4 158 (28.16%) SQL
5 151 (26.92%) Scala
6 73 (13.01%) Ruby
7 67 (11.94%) Java 8
8 65 (11.59%) Bash Shell
9 57 (10.16%) C#
10 48 (8.56%) Clojure
11 40 (7.13%) Shell Script
12 33 (5.88%) PHP
13 30 (5.35%) Kotlin
14 26 (4.63%) C++
15 23 (4.10%) PowerShell
16 22 (3.92%) Perl
17 19 (3.39%) Go
17 19 (3.39%) PL/SQL
18 15 (2.67%) Jython
19 9 (1.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (6.95%) Degree
2 20 (3.57%) ISTQB
3 18 (3.21%) Security Cleared
4 16 (2.85%) ISEB
5 14 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (2.50%) SC Cleared
6 10 (1.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.89%) AWS Certification
9 4 (0.71%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (0.71%) LPIC
9 4 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (0.71%) OSCP
9 4 (0.71%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 2 (0.36%) CCIE
10 2 (0.36%) CCNP
10 2 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (10.70%) QA
2 3 (0.53%) DICOM
3 2 (0.36%) ISO 13485
3 2 (0.36%) ISO 26262
3 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.36%) MiFID
3 2 (0.36%) PMO
4 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 142 (25.31%) Docker
2 9 (1.60%) HDFS
3 8 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.53%) NFS
6 2 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.36%) LXC
6 2 (0.36%) oVirt
6 2 (0.36%) RHEV
7 1 (0.18%) Firmware
7 1 (0.18%) iptables
Systems Management
1 78 (13.90%) Kubernetes
2 64 (11.41%) Ansible
3 46 (8.20%) Opscode Chef
4 45 (8.02%) Puppet
5 40 (7.13%) Terraform
6 23 (4.10%) HP Quality Center
7 22 (3.92%) Prometheus
8 9 (1.60%) Marathon
9 8 (1.43%) Icinga
10 6 (1.07%) Salt
11 5 (0.89%) Packer
12 4 (0.71%) Grafana
13 3 (0.53%) CA Service Virtualization
13 3 (0.53%) HP ALM
14 2 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
14 2 (0.36%) Mesos
14 2 (0.36%) Nagios
14 2 (0.36%) Rancher
14 2 (0.36%) yum
15 1 (0.18%) MOM
Vendors
1 94 (16.76%) Oracle
2 32 (5.70%) Red Hat
3 31 (5.53%) Atlassian
4 23 (4.10%) IBM
5 22 (3.92%) Google
6 20 (3.57%) Microsoft
7 19 (3.39%) Splunk
8 11 (1.96%) MuleSoft
9 10 (1.78%) AppDynamics
10 9 (1.60%) HP
11 8 (1.43%) Remedy
11 8 (1.43%) ServiceNow
11 8 (1.43%) VMware
12 6 (1.07%) hybris
12 6 (1.07%) SAP
13 5 (0.89%) Adobe
14 4 (0.71%) Capita
14 4 (0.71%) Micro Focus
14 4 (0.71%) Sitecore
14 4 (0.71%) TIBCO