Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Groovy
UK
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 593 673 685
Rank change year-on-year +80 +12 -104
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 152 373 473
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.30% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.42% 0.55% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 150 344 392
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £52,500 £36,445 £35,000
90th Percentile £78,875 £95,000 £88,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +33.33% -5.26% -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 36,304 68,404 83,052
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 58.11% 54.12% 54.95%
Number of salaries quoted 30,669 56,934 69,559
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 15 January 2021.

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 15 January 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 +99 144 £62,500 -3.85% 58
UK excluding London +132 84 £60,000 +33.33% 37
London +51 67 £65,000 -13.33% 34
North of England +115 51 £60,000 +20.00% 7
Yorkshire +85 36 £60,000 +14.29% 2
Work from Home -36 36 £70,000 +21.74% 17
South East +137 20 £70,000 -6.67% 2
North West +72 15 £57,500 +15.00% 3
Scotland +36 5 £62,500 +92.31% 12
East of England +105 3 £65,000 +49.43% 4
Midlands +76 2 £55,000 +34.15% 8
Wales +35 2 £60,000 +41.18% 3
West Midlands +72 1 £55,000 +31.36% 5
South West +61 1 £60,000 +26.32% 1
East Midlands +54 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 15 January 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.

1 117 (76.97%) Jenkins
2 110 (72.37%) Java
2 110 (72.37%) Python
3 106 (69.74%) DevOps
4 93 (61.18%) Agile Software Development
5 88 (57.89%) Docker
5 88 (57.89%) Kubernetes
6 77 (50.66%) Terraform
7 76 (50.00%) Ansible
7 76 (50.00%) Azure
7 76 (50.00%) JavaScript
8 63 (41.45%) SQL
9 62 (40.79%) Ruby
10 61 (40.13%) Bash Shell
11 58 (38.16%) MongoDB
11 58 (38.16%) Problem-Solving
12 56 (36.84%) PostgreSQL
13 52 (34.21%) C#
13 52 (34.21%) PowerShell
13 52 (34.21%) Go
14 51 (33.55%) Opscode Chef
14 51 (33.55%) Linux
15 50 (32.89%) AWS
16 49 (32.24%) Infrastructure as Code
17 46 (30.26%) MySQL
18 43 (28.29%) Git (software)
18 43 (28.29%) Puppet
19 41 (26.97%) Scrum
20 40 (26.32%) Configuration Management
20 40 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server

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 21 (13.82%) Confluence
2 7 (4.61%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (3.29%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.97%) Apache
5 1 (0.66%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (2.63%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 76 (50.00%) Azure
2 50 (32.89%) AWS
3 34 (22.37%) Datadog
3 34 (22.37%) Pulumi
4 18 (11.84%) OpenShift
5 16 (10.53%) GCP
6 13 (8.55%) Azure Active Directory
7 9 (5.92%) SaaS
7 9 (5.92%) Slack
8 6 (3.95%) PaaS
8 6 (3.95%) Serverless
9 5 (3.29%) GitHub
9 5 (3.29%) IaaS
10 3 (1.97%) AWS CodeCommit
10 3 (1.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.66%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.87%) DNS
2 13 (8.55%) FTP
2 13 (8.55%) HTTP
2 13 (8.55%) IMAP
2 13 (8.55%) SMTP
2 13 (8.55%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.95%) Firewall
4 3 (1.97%) DSL
4 3 (1.97%) VPN
5 2 (1.32%) SSH
6 1 (0.66%) CDMA
6 1 (0.66%) GSM
6 1 (0.66%) LTE
6 1 (0.66%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (38.16%) MongoDB
2 56 (36.84%) PostgreSQL
3 46 (30.26%) MySQL
4 38 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 38 (25.00%) Cosmos DB
5 35 (23.03%) Redis
6 34 (22.37%) MariaDB
7 7 (4.61%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.63%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.97%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.97%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.32%) Big Data
11 1 (0.66%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 117 (76.97%) Jenkins
2 43 (28.29%) Git (software)
3 40 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 25 (16.45%) JIRA
5 20 (13.16%) Cucumber
6 17 (11.18%) Gradle
7 16 (10.53%) GitLab
7 16 (10.53%) IntelliJ
8 15 (9.87%) Maven
9 14 (9.21%) Artifactory
10 13 (8.55%) Gerrit
11 11 (7.24%) Selenium
12 10 (6.58%) JUnit
12 10 (6.58%) Vagrant
13 7 (4.61%) JMeter
13 7 (4.61%) WebDriver
14 6 (3.95%) Eclipse
14 6 (3.95%) Subversion
14 6 (3.95%) TestComplete
14 6 (3.95%) TestNG
General
1 35 (23.03%) Finance
2 15 (9.87%) Games
3 10 (6.58%) Banking
4 3 (1.97%) Retail
5 2 (1.32%) Electronics
5 2 (1.32%) Marketing
6 1 (0.66%) Legal
6 1 (0.66%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 62 (40.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 38 (25.00%) Developer
3 36 (23.68%) Azure Engineer
4 34 (22.37%) Azure DevOps
4 34 (22.37%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 21 (13.82%) Java Developer
6 16 (10.53%) Consultant
7 15 (9.87%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 13 (8.55%) Linux Consultant
8 13 (8.55%) Senior Developer
9 8 (5.26%) AWS DevOps
9 8 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
9 8 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
10 7 (4.61%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 7 (4.61%) AWS Engineer
10 7 (4.61%) Cloud Consultant
10 7 (4.61%) Linux Support
10 7 (4.61%) Site Engineer
10 7 (4.61%) Support Consultant
11 6 (3.95%) Senior Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.84%) Spring
2 17 (11.18%) Elastic Stack
3 14 (9.21%) XML
4 13 (8.55%) LDAP
4 13 (8.55%) YAML
5 12 (7.89%) HTML
5 12 (7.89%) RESTful
6 11 (7.24%) Spring Boot
7 10 (6.58%) OpenJDK
8 9 (5.92%) CSS
8 9 (5.92%) Node.js
9 8 (5.26%) REST
10 7 (4.61%) Gherkin
10 7 (4.61%) Web Services
11 5 (3.29%) AngularJS
12 4 (2.63%) GraphQL
12 4 (2.63%) Hibernate
12 4 (2.63%) HTML5
12 4 (2.63%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 4 (2.63%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 36 (23.68%) Linux Command Line
2 10 (6.58%) e-Learning
2 10 (6.58%) Public Cloud
3 7 (4.61%) Algorithms
4 5 (3.29%) Virtual Team
5 4 (2.63%) Cloud Native
6 3 (1.97%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.32%) Derivative
7 2 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.32%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 2 (1.32%) iPad
7 2 (1.32%) NHS
7 2 (1.32%) OTC Derivatives
7 2 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 51 (33.55%) Linux
2 16 (10.53%) Windows
3 14 (9.21%) CentOS
4 13 (8.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (5.92%) Unix
6 3 (1.97%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.97%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (69.74%) DevOps
2 93 (61.18%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (38.16%) Problem-Solving
4 49 (32.24%) Infrastructure as Code
5 41 (26.97%) Scrum
6 40 (26.32%) Configuration Management
7 36 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
8 35 (23.03%) Analytics
9 34 (22.37%) Web Application Development
10 33 (21.71%) TDD
11 32 (21.05%) Test Automation
12 24 (15.79%) Kanban
13 19 (12.50%) Coaching
14 18 (11.84%) Continuous Delivery
15 17 (11.18%) OO
16 16 (10.53%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 15 (9.87%) BDD
17 15 (9.87%) Microservices
18 14 (9.21%) Continuous Improvement
18 14 (9.21%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 110 (72.37%) Java
1 110 (72.37%) Python
2 76 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 63 (41.45%) SQL
4 62 (40.79%) Ruby
5 61 (40.13%) Bash Shell
6 52 (34.21%) C#
6 52 (34.21%) Go
6 52 (34.21%) PowerShell
7 38 (25.00%) TypeScript
8 34 (22.37%) PHP
9 17 (11.18%) Scala
9 17 (11.18%) Shell Script
10 13 (8.55%) Perl
11 9 (5.92%) C++
12 5 (3.29%) Java 8
13 3 (1.97%) F#
13 3 (1.97%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.66%) C
14 1 (0.66%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (4.61%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.29%) Degree
2 5 (3.29%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.63%) Master's Degree
4 3 (1.97%) MCSA
4 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.66%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.66%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.63%) QA
2 3 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 88 (57.89%) Docker
2 16 (10.53%) Active Directory
3 14 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.66%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 88 (57.89%) Kubernetes
2 77 (50.66%) Terraform
3 76 (50.00%) Ansible
4 51 (33.55%) Opscode Chef
5 43 (28.29%) Puppet
6 34 (22.37%) Grafana
6 34 (22.37%) Prometheus
7 11 (7.24%) Packer
8 3 (1.97%) Consul
9 1 (0.66%) Kibana
Vendors
1 34 (22.37%) New Relic
1 34 (22.37%) SaltStack
2 17 (11.18%) Atlassian
3 15 (9.87%) ServiceNow
4 14 (9.21%) Oracle
4 14 (9.21%) VMware
5 12 (7.89%) Microsoft
6 10 (6.58%) Aquila
7 7 (4.61%) Google
8 6 (3.95%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.63%) Perforce
10 3 (1.97%) Sun
11 1 (0.66%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.66%) Murex
11 1 (0.66%) SAP
11 1 (0.66%) Splunk
11 1 (0.66%) Vertica