Period
to 2 July 2020

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 2 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Groovy
UK
6 months to
2 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 567 643 617
Rank change year-on-year +76 -26 -60
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 295 527 705
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.36% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.67% 0.67% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 273 459 601
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,900 £63,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.34% -0.16% +14.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £97,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

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 43,823 78,715 98,889
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.50% 53.95% 56.09%
Number of salaries quoted 36,051 64,507 82,353
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 2 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Groovy in the UK

Groovy
Top 14 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 2 July 2020. 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 +100 267 £65,000 - 16
UK excluding London +176 147 £55,000 +10.00% 11
London +19 142 £67,500 -3.57% 7
South East +180 56 £70,750 +48.95% 3
North of England +104 40 £55,625 +11.25% 1
South West +137 25 £47,500 -7.32% 5
North West +83 25 £60,000 -7.69% 1
Work from Home +48 24 £62,500 -15.25% 6
Scotland +69 16 £42,500 -8.70% 2
Yorkshire +107 15 £55,000 +27.91%
Wales +3 6 £42,500 -15.00%
Midlands +85 2 £50,000 -20.00%
East of England +80 2 - -
West Midlands +73 2 £50,000 -23.08%

For the 6 months to 2 July 2020, 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.

1 204 (69.15%) Java
2 172 (58.31%) Python
3 168 (56.95%) DevOps
4 127 (43.05%) Jenkins
4 127 (43.05%) Linux
5 108 (36.61%) Ansible
6 107 (36.27%) Terraform
7 101 (34.24%) Agile Software Development
8 94 (31.86%) JavaScript
9 91 (30.85%) Docker
10 85 (28.81%) AWS
11 83 (28.14%) Kubernetes
12 80 (27.12%) Windows
13 74 (25.08%) Git (software)
13 74 (25.08%) Scala
14 69 (23.39%) Ruby
15 65 (22.03%) Continuous Integration
16 62 (21.02%) Bash Shell
17 57 (19.32%) Go
17 57 (19.32%) TDD
17 57 (19.32%) Scrum
18 56 (18.98%) GCP
19 49 (16.61%) Test Automation
20 47 (15.93%) Azure
21 45 (15.25%) Infrastructure as Code
22 44 (14.92%) Software Engineering
23 43 (14.58%) SQL
24 42 (14.24%) Opscode Chef
25 38 (12.88%) Web Services
25 38 (12.88%) Maven

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 20 (6.78%) Confluence
2 13 (4.41%) Apache
3 7 (2.37%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.03%) OpenStack
5 5 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.36%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.36%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.36%) CICS
7 2 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.68%) nginx
7 2 (0.68%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.34%) CMS
8 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 6 (2.03%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 85 (28.81%) AWS
2 56 (18.98%) GCP
3 47 (15.93%) Azure
4 21 (7.12%) OpenShift
5 19 (6.44%) Amazon EC2
5 19 (6.44%) AWS CloudFormation
6 14 (4.75%) Serverless
7 13 (4.41%) SaaS
8 10 (3.39%) Amazon EKS
8 10 (3.39%) Amazon S3
8 10 (3.39%) AWS Lambda
9 9 (3.05%) Amazon ELB
10 8 (2.71%) Amazon ECS
10 8 (2.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 7 (2.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 6 (2.03%) Amazon Glacier
12 6 (2.03%) Boomi
13 5 (1.69%) Amazon EMR
13 5 (1.69%) GitHub
13 5 (1.69%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.10%) HTTP
2 13 (4.41%) DSL
3 10 (3.39%) DNS
3 10 (3.39%) FTP
3 10 (3.39%) SMTP
4 7 (2.37%) Firewall
5 6 (2.03%) Internet
5 6 (2.03%) Kerberos
5 6 (2.03%) SSH
6 5 (1.69%) Network Security
7 4 (1.36%) 3GPP
7 4 (1.36%) IMAP
7 4 (1.36%) Reverse Proxy
7 4 (1.36%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.68%) Broadband
9 1 (0.34%) CDMA
9 1 (0.34%) GSM
9 1 (0.34%) SMS
9 1 (0.34%) UMTS
9 1 (0.34%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.12%) MongoDB
2 20 (6.78%) Big Data
3 18 (6.10%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (5.42%) Relational Database
5 15 (5.08%) SQL Server
6 12 (4.07%) NoSQL
7 8 (2.71%) Amazon RDS
7 8 (2.71%) MySQL
7 8 (2.71%) RDBMS
8 7 (2.37%) Hadoop
9 6 (2.03%) MariaDB
10 5 (1.69%) JasperReports
11 3 (1.02%) CouchDB
11 3 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.68%) DB2
13 1 (0.34%) Essbase
13 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.34%) Oracle Smart View
Development Applications
1 127 (43.05%) Jenkins
2 74 (25.08%) Git (software)
3 38 (12.88%) Maven
4 31 (10.51%) JIRA
5 28 (9.49%) Sonatype Nexus
6 23 (7.80%) Gradle
7 21 (7.12%) Selenium
8 20 (6.78%) Cucumber
9 16 (5.42%) Artifactory
10 15 (5.08%) Subversion
11 13 (4.41%) JUnit
11 13 (4.41%) SoapUI
12 12 (4.07%) Vagrant
13 11 (3.73%) Postman
13 11 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (3.39%) Gerrit
15 9 (3.05%) GitLab
15 9 (3.05%) WebDriver
16 8 (2.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 8 (2.71%) Bitbucket
General
1 26 (8.81%) Finance
2 18 (6.10%) Banking
3 10 (3.39%) Public Sector
4 7 (2.37%) Advertising
4 7 (2.37%) Games
4 7 (2.37%) Retail
5 5 (1.69%) Billing
5 5 (1.69%) Marketing
6 3 (1.02%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 75 (25.42%) Developer
2 69 (23.39%) DevOps Engineer
3 52 (17.63%) Java Developer
4 33 (11.19%) Cloud Engineer
5 29 (9.83%) Administrator
6 22 (7.46%) AWS DevOps
6 22 (7.46%) AWS Engineer
6 22 (7.46%) Consultant
7 21 (7.12%) Software Engineer
8 17 (5.76%) Cloud Administrator
9 16 (5.42%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 16 (5.42%) Java Engineer
10 14 (4.75%) Architect
10 14 (4.75%) Software Developer
11 12 (4.07%) Senior Cloud Engineer
12 11 (3.73%) DevOps Administrator
12 11 (3.73%) Java Software Developer
12 11 (3.73%) Senior Developer
13 10 (3.39%) Senior Java Developer
14 9 (3.05%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (12.88%) Web Services
2 26 (8.81%) Spring
3 25 (8.47%) REST
4 24 (8.14%) SOAP
5 19 (6.44%) Kafka
5 19 (6.44%) Node.js
6 17 (5.76%) CSS
7 16 (5.42%) JMS
8 14 (4.75%) IDoc
8 14 (4.75%) RESTful
8 14 (4.75%) SAML
8 14 (4.75%) SAP PI
8 14 (4.75%) XACML
8 14 (4.75%) XML
9 13 (4.41%) HTML
10 12 (4.07%) .NET
10 12 (4.07%) ActiveMQ
10 12 (4.07%) J2EE
10 12 (4.07%) Servlets
11 11 (3.73%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.07%) Public Cloud
4 11 (3.73%) Virtual Team
5 8 (2.71%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.37%) Cloud Native
6 7 (2.37%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.37%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (2.03%) Online Games
7 6 (2.03%) Wiki
8 4 (1.36%) Handset
8 4 (1.36%) iPhone
8 4 (1.36%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.02%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.02%) iPad
10 2 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.68%) User Experience
11 1 (0.34%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.34%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.34%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 127 (43.05%) Linux
2 80 (27.12%) Windows
3 34 (11.53%) Unix
4 8 (2.71%) Android
5 6 (2.03%) CentOS
5 6 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.03%) VMS
6 4 (1.36%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.36%) zOS
7 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (56.95%) DevOps
2 101 (34.24%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (22.03%) Continuous Integration
4 57 (19.32%) Scrum
4 57 (19.32%) TDD
5 49 (16.61%) Test Automation
6 45 (15.25%) Infrastructure as Code
7 44 (14.92%) Software Engineering
8 37 (12.54%) Configuration Management
9 36 (12.20%) Microservices
10 30 (10.17%) BDD
11 29 (9.83%) Continuous Delivery
12 27 (9.15%) Kanban
12 27 (9.15%) Mentoring
13 26 (8.81%) Technical Leadership
14 25 (8.47%) Fintech
15 24 (8.14%) SDLC
16 22 (7.46%) OO
17 21 (7.12%) Computer Science
18 19 (6.44%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 204 (69.15%) Java
2 172 (58.31%) Python
3 94 (31.86%) JavaScript
4 74 (25.08%) Scala
5 69 (23.39%) Ruby
6 62 (21.02%) Bash Shell
7 57 (19.32%) Go
8 43 (14.58%) SQL
9 32 (10.85%) C#
10 19 (6.44%) Kotlin
11 18 (6.10%) C++
12 17 (5.76%) Java 8
13 16 (5.42%) Perl
14 15 (5.08%) PowerShell
15 13 (4.41%) C
16 11 (3.73%) Shell Script
17 10 (3.39%) PL/SQL
18 7 (2.37%) COBOL
18 7 (2.37%) JCL
18 7 (2.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (9.83%) Degree
2 12 (4.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.37%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.37%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.69%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.69%) OCP
4 5 (1.69%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (1.36%) MCP
6 3 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.68%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.68%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.47%) QA
2 6 (2.03%) SLA
System Software
1 91 (30.85%) Docker
2 17 (5.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.03%) Samba
4 5 (1.69%) vSphere
5 4 (1.36%) Active Directory
6 3 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.68%) Firmware
8 1 (0.34%) HDFS
8 1 (0.34%) KVM
Systems Management
1 108 (36.61%) Ansible
2 107 (36.27%) Terraform
3 83 (28.14%) Kubernetes
4 42 (14.24%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (9.83%) Puppet
6 8 (2.71%) Docker Swarm
7 7 (2.37%) CA Service Virtualization
8 6 (2.03%) Ambari
8 6 (2.03%) CFEngine
8 6 (2.03%) Hadoop YARN
8 6 (2.03%) Nagios
8 6 (2.03%) Rancher
8 6 (2.03%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 5 (1.69%) Istio
10 3 (1.02%) Kibana
10 3 (1.02%) logstash
10 3 (1.02%) Prometheus
11 2 (0.68%) Grafana
11 2 (0.68%) HP ALM
12 1 (0.34%) Matomo
Vendors
1 32 (10.85%) Oracle
2 30 (10.17%) Google
3 21 (7.12%) MuleSoft
4 17 (5.76%) VMware
5 14 (4.75%) SAP
6 10 (3.39%) CA
7 7 (2.37%) Atlassian
7 7 (2.37%) Red Hat
8 6 (2.03%) Anaplan
8 6 (2.03%) Cloudera
8 6 (2.03%) Dell
8 6 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (2.03%) Tableau
9 5 (1.69%) Perforce
10 4 (1.36%) hybris
10 4 (1.36%) Microsoft
10 4 (1.36%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.02%) CA Agile Central
11 3 (1.02%) IBM
11 3 (1.02%) Micro Focus