Period
to 30 September 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 30 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Groovy
UK
6 months to
30 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 534 687 651
Rank change year-on-year +153 -36 -92
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 140 431 595
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.31% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.49% 0.58% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 144 377 487
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - -
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £36,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £95,000 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £45,100 £47,500
% change year-on-year +33.04% -5.05% +5.56%

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 28,470 74,321 91,464
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 59.08% 53.33% 55.66%
Number of salaries quoted 23,974 60,767 76,082
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £82,500
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 30 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Groovy in the UK

Groovy
Top 12 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 30 September 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 +173 130 £65,000 - 33
London +133 75 £65,000 -13.33% 15
UK excluding London +191 61 £60,000 +33.04% 23
South East +211 24 £70,000 +47.37% 8
North of England +153 20 £56,250 +24.72% 6
Work from Home +56 15 £62,500 +8.70% 7
Yorkshire +128 11 £60,000 +39.53%
South West +126 9 £55,000 +4.76% 1
North West +97 9 £53,500 -17.69% 6
Scotland +71 7 £47,500 +5.32% 4
Midlands +115 1 £55,000 +26.63% 2
West Midlands +99 1 £55,000 +6.28% 2

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 105 (75.00%) Python
2 100 (71.43%) DevOps
3 88 (62.86%) Linux
4 84 (60.00%) Java
5 80 (57.14%) Jenkins
6 79 (56.43%) Ansible
7 77 (55.00%) Terraform
8 61 (43.57%) Kubernetes
9 51 (36.43%) Docker
9 51 (36.43%) AWS
10 50 (35.71%) Bash Shell
11 47 (33.57%) Git (software)
12 45 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
13 42 (30.00%) Ruby
14 41 (29.29%) JavaScript
15 40 (28.57%) Windows
16 39 (27.86%) Azure
17 38 (27.14%) Infrastructure as Code
18 33 (23.57%) Continuous Integration
19 32 (22.86%) Go
20 31 (22.14%) GCP
21 29 (20.71%) Scala
22 26 (18.57%) Configuration Management
23 24 (17.14%) Opscode Chef
24 23 (16.43%) Scrum
25 22 (15.71%) PowerShell
25 22 (15.71%) MongoDB
26 21 (15.00%) OpenShift
27 20 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
27 20 (14.29%) Unix

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 10 (7.14%) Confluence
2 6 (4.29%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.86%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.14%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.43%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.71%) Apache
6 1 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.71%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Adobe Premiere
Cloud Services
1 51 (36.43%) AWS
2 39 (27.86%) Azure
3 31 (22.14%) GCP
4 21 (15.00%) OpenShift
5 14 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
6 10 (7.14%) Serverless
7 6 (4.29%) Datadog
8 5 (3.57%) Amazon ECS
8 5 (3.57%) Amazon EMR
8 5 (3.57%) GitHub
9 4 (2.86%) Amazon S3
9 4 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (2.86%) Slack
10 3 (2.14%) Amazon EKS
10 3 (2.14%) NuGet
11 2 (1.43%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (1.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.57%) DNS
2 10 (7.14%) DSL
2 10 (7.14%) FTP
2 10 (7.14%) HTTP
2 10 (7.14%) IMAP
2 10 (7.14%) SMTP
2 10 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 8 (5.71%) Firewall
4 6 (4.29%) Kerberos
5 2 (1.43%) Broadband
5 2 (1.43%) SSH
6 1 (0.71%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.71%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.71%) MongoDB
2 20 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (9.29%) Big Data
4 11 (7.86%) MariaDB
5 8 (5.71%) MySQL
6 7 (5.00%) Hadoop
7 6 (4.29%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (4.29%) Cosmos DB
7 6 (4.29%) Redis
8 3 (2.14%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.14%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.43%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 80 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 47 (33.57%) Git (software)
3 19 (13.57%) Artifactory
4 18 (12.86%) Sonatype Nexus
5 15 (10.71%) JIRA
6 14 (10.00%) GitLab
7 13 (9.29%) Maven
8 12 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (7.14%) Gerrit
10 9 (6.43%) Gradle
11 7 (5.00%) JUnit
12 6 (4.29%) RStudio
12 6 (4.29%) Subversion
13 4 (2.86%) Bitbucket
13 4 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
14 3 (2.14%) Ant
14 3 (2.14%) GoCD
14 3 (2.14%) SonarQube
15 2 (1.43%) CircleCI
15 2 (1.43%) Mercurial
General
1 16 (11.43%) Finance
2 3 (2.14%) Games
3 2 (1.43%) Banking
3 2 (1.43%) Public Sector
3 2 (1.43%) Retail
4 1 (0.71%) Billing
4 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (41.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (14.29%) Developer
3 19 (13.57%) Consultant
4 17 (12.14%) AWS DevOps
5 14 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 13 (9.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 13 (9.29%) AWS Engineer
7 12 (8.57%) Java Developer
8 11 (7.86%) Administrator
8 11 (7.86%) Azure Engineer
9 10 (7.14%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 10 (7.14%) Linux Consultant
10 9 (6.43%) Cloud Consultant
10 9 (6.43%) Linux Support
10 9 (6.43%) Site Reliability Engineer
10 9 (6.43%) Support Consultant
11 8 (5.71%) Senior Developer
12 7 (5.00%) DevOps Administrator
12 7 (5.00%) Python Engineer
12 7 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.43%) LDAP
2 13 (9.29%) Elastic Stack
3 12 (8.57%) JMS
3 12 (8.57%) Web Services
4 11 (7.86%) XML
5 10 (7.14%) SOAP
5 10 (7.14%) YAML
6 9 (6.43%) IDoc
6 9 (6.43%) SAML
6 9 (6.43%) SAP PI
6 9 (6.43%) XACML
7 8 (5.71%) Spring
8 6 (4.29%) Node.js
8 6 (4.29%) Shiny
9 5 (3.57%) J2EE
9 5 (3.57%) Redux
10 4 (2.86%) .NET
10 4 (2.86%) CSS
10 4 (2.86%) HTML
10 4 (2.86%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.00%) Public Cloud
2 9 (6.43%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (5.71%) Cloud Native
3 8 (5.71%) Linux Command Line
3 8 (5.71%) Virtual Team
4 6 (4.29%) iPhone
5 4 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.43%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.43%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.43%) User Experience
7 1 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.71%) Handset
7 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 88 (62.86%) Linux
2 40 (28.57%) Windows
3 20 (14.29%) Unix
4 10 (7.14%) CentOS
4 10 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (4.29%) Android
6 4 (2.86%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.71%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (71.43%) DevOps
2 45 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (27.14%) Infrastructure as Code
4 33 (23.57%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (18.57%) Configuration Management
6 23 (16.43%) Scrum
7 20 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
8 19 (13.57%) Test Automation
9 16 (11.43%) Mentoring
10 14 (10.00%) Fintech
10 14 (10.00%) Kanban
11 12 (8.57%) Computer Science
11 12 (8.57%) Software Engineering
12 11 (7.86%) TDD
13 10 (7.14%) Analytics
13 10 (7.14%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 10 (7.14%) Technical Leadership
13 10 (7.14%) Ticket Management
14 9 (6.43%) Front End Development
15 8 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 105 (75.00%) Python
2 84 (60.00%) Java
3 50 (35.71%) Bash Shell
4 42 (30.00%) Ruby
5 41 (29.29%) JavaScript
6 32 (22.86%) Go
7 29 (20.71%) Scala
8 22 (15.71%) PowerShell
9 19 (13.57%) C#
10 16 (11.43%) SQL
11 12 (8.57%) Shell Script
12 10 (7.14%) Perl
13 8 (5.71%) Kotlin
14 7 (5.00%) PHP
15 6 (4.29%) R
15 6 (4.29%) TypeScript
16 5 (3.57%) Korn
17 4 (2.86%) F#
18 3 (2.14%) Clojure
19 2 (1.43%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 12 (8.57%) Degree
2 4 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.14%) AWS Certification
3 3 (2.14%) OCP
3 3 (2.14%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (2.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.71%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.71%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.29%) SLA
2 5 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 51 (36.43%) Docker
2 19 (13.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.14%) Active Directory
4 6 (4.29%) Samba
5 2 (1.43%) vSphere
6 1 (0.71%) Firmware
6 1 (0.71%) HDFS
6 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.71%) LXC
Systems Management
1 79 (56.43%) Ansible
2 77 (55.00%) Terraform
3 61 (43.57%) Kubernetes
4 24 (17.14%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (10.00%) Puppet
6 7 (5.00%) Grafana
6 7 (5.00%) Prometheus
7 6 (4.29%) Ambari
7 6 (4.29%) Hadoop YARN
7 6 (4.29%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 3 (2.14%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (1.43%) logstash
9 2 (1.43%) Rancher
10 1 (0.71%) Graylog
10 1 (0.71%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.71%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (13.57%) VMware
2 14 (10.00%) Google
3 12 (8.57%) ServiceNow
4 11 (7.86%) Atlassian
5 9 (6.43%) MuleSoft
5 9 (6.43%) SAP
6 6 (4.29%) Cloudera
6 6 (4.29%) Microsoft
6 6 (4.29%) New Relic
6 6 (4.29%) SaltStack
6 6 (4.29%) Tableau
7 5 (3.57%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.14%) Perforce
9 2 (1.43%) Sun
10 1 (0.71%) Cisco
10 1 (0.71%) Citrix
10 1 (0.71%) F5
10 1 (0.71%) Oracle