Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Groovy
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 601 570 589
Rank change year-on-year -31 +19 +83
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 651 829 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.47% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.69% 0.85% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 505 625 810
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £36,750 £33,600 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -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 94,322 97,925 103,267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.82% 55.56% 52.40%
Number of salaries quoted 78,325 80,918 89,393
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -43 622 £62,500 +4.17% 68
London -66 391 £70,000 +2.19% 32
UK excluding London -7 250 £50,000 +11.11% 43
North of England +48 67 £50,000 +17.65% 10
South East -14 63 £50,000 +5.26% 8
North West +42 56 £50,000 +17.65% 9
East of England +44 35 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Midlands +18 34 £50,000 +14.29% 9
South West -27 30 £47,500 +18.75% 5
West Midlands +46 28 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Wales +9 14 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Yorkshire +27 10 £60,000 +42.86% 1
Scotland -18 7 - - 1
East Midlands -5 6 £37,500 -6.25% 6
North East -19 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 561 (86.18%) Java
2 413 (63.44%) Agile Software Development
3 263 (40.40%) JavaScript
4 230 (35.33%) Spring
5 226 (34.72%) Linux
6 209 (32.10%) TDD
7 188 (28.88%) RESTful
8 185 (28.42%) Jenkins
9 182 (27.96%) Finance
10 180 (27.65%) Amazon AWS
11 178 (27.34%) Web Services
12 177 (27.19%) Test Automation
13 171 (26.27%) DevOps
14 167 (25.65%) Scala
15 166 (25.50%) Docker
16 164 (25.19%) Python
17 158 (24.27%) Software Engineering
18 155 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
18 155 (23.81%) Git (software)
19 154 (23.66%) HTML
20 152 (23.35%) SQL
21 150 (23.04%) BDD
22 147 (22.58%) Scrum
23 136 (20.89%) CSS
24 134 (20.58%) Microservices
25 122 (18.74%) Problem-Solving
26 107 (16.44%) JUnit
27 106 (16.28%) Hibernate
28 104 (15.98%) Grails
29 101 (15.51%) Oracle

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 64 (9.83%) Tomcat
2 39 (5.99%) WebSphere
3 36 (5.53%) Elasticsearch
4 31 (4.76%) JBoss
5 28 (4.30%) Apache
6 24 (3.69%) WebLogic
7 22 (3.38%) Confluence
8 20 (3.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 17 (2.61%) nginx
10 16 (2.46%) Apache Spark
11 13 (2.00%) Anypoint
11 13 (2.00%) CMS
12 12 (1.84%) Jetty
13 9 (1.38%) Cloud Foundry
14 8 (1.23%) Mule
14 8 (1.23%) WildFly
15 7 (1.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 7 (1.08%) Alfresco
16 6 (0.92%) Apache Solr
16 6 (0.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.15%) HipChat
1 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (1.54%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 180 (27.65%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (8.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (3.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 20 (3.07%) GitHub
5 18 (2.76%) OpenShift
6 16 (2.46%) Serverless
7 13 (2.00%) Runscope
8 11 (1.69%) npm
8 11 (1.69%) PaaS
9 8 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (1.23%) CloudBees
10 7 (1.08%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (0.92%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.77%) IaaS
12 5 (0.77%) SaaS
12 5 (0.77%) Stackdriver
12 5 (0.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 4 (0.61%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 32 (4.92%) Internet
2 28 (4.30%) HTTP
3 22 (3.38%) TCP/IP
4 21 (3.23%) IPv4
4 21 (3.23%) IPv6
5 12 (1.84%) Firewall
6 9 (1.38%) Wireshark
7 8 (1.23%) LAN
8 7 (1.08%) SMS
9 3 (0.46%) PPP
10 2 (0.31%) CDMA
10 2 (0.31%) GSM
10 2 (0.31%) LTE
10 2 (0.31%) OpenVPN
10 2 (0.31%) SSL
10 2 (0.31%) UMTS
10 2 (0.31%) VPN
11 1 (0.15%) FIX Connectivity
11 1 (0.15%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (11.37%) SQL Server
2 72 (11.06%) NoSQL
3 71 (10.91%) Relational Database
4 64 (9.83%) MySQL
5 51 (7.83%) Apache Cassandra
6 48 (7.37%) PostgreSQL
7 40 (6.14%) MongoDB
8 27 (4.15%) Hadoop
9 26 (3.99%) Neo4j
10 21 (3.23%) InfluxDB
11 20 (3.07%) Big Data
12 14 (2.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 13 (2.00%) Redis
14 11 (1.69%) Infinispan
15 8 (1.23%) RDBMS
16 7 (1.08%) Amazon Aurora
16 7 (1.08%) MariaDB
16 7 (1.08%) Oracle Database
17 6 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
18 5 (0.77%) HBase
Development Applications
1 185 (28.42%) Jenkins
2 155 (23.81%) Git (software)
3 107 (16.44%) JUnit
4 98 (15.05%) JIRA
5 83 (12.75%) Selenium
6 74 (11.37%) Cucumber
7 73 (11.21%) Maven
8 59 (9.06%) Gradle
9 56 (8.60%) Spock
10 45 (6.91%) Eclipse
11 38 (5.84%) WebDriver
12 35 (5.38%) SoapUI
13 25 (3.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 25 (3.84%) JBehave
14 24 (3.69%) JMeter
14 24 (3.69%) TeamCity
15 22 (3.38%) Subversion
16 21 (3.23%) Ant
16 21 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
17 19 (2.92%) Gatling
General
1 182 (27.96%) Finance
2 45 (6.91%) Retail
3 27 (4.15%) Games
4 17 (2.61%) Back Office
4 17 (2.61%) Front Office
5 13 (2.00%) Banking
6 11 (1.69%) Law
7 9 (1.38%) Automotive
8 7 (1.08%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.61%) Marketing
10 2 (0.31%) Music Industry
10 2 (0.31%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.15%) Advertising
11 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.15%) Electronics
11 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 345 (53.00%) Developer
2 275 (42.24%) Java Developer
3 102 (15.67%) Senior Developer
4 96 (14.75%) Senior Java Developer
5 83 (12.75%) Software Developer
6 70 (10.75%) DevOps Engineer
7 48 (7.37%) Java Software Developer
8 38 (5.84%) Software Engineer
9 34 (5.22%) Java Engineer
10 29 (4.45%) Tester
11 28 (4.30%) Agile Developer
11 28 (4.30%) Agile Java Developer
11 28 (4.30%) Architect
12 26 (3.99%) AWS Developer
12 26 (3.99%) Development Manager
13 25 (3.84%) Automation Tester
14 24 (3.69%) Cloud Engineer
15 22 (3.38%) Java Architect
15 22 (3.38%) Java Automation Tester
15 22 (3.38%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (35.33%) Spring
2 188 (28.88%) RESTful
3 178 (27.34%) Web Services
4 154 (23.66%) HTML
5 136 (20.89%) CSS
6 106 (16.28%) Hibernate
7 104 (15.98%) Grails
8 100 (15.36%) REST
9 96 (14.75%) AngularJS
10 84 (12.90%) Spring Boot
11 71 (10.91%) J2EE
12 69 (10.60%) HTML5
13 67 (10.29%) XML
14 62 (9.52%) jQuery
15 61 (9.37%) Node.js
16 59 (9.06%) React
17 55 (8.45%) SOAP
18 52 (7.99%) .NET
19 49 (7.53%) JSON
20 47 (7.22%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 54 (8.29%) Fintech
2 46 (7.07%) Enterprise Software
3 39 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (4.30%) Computer Science
5 27 (4.15%) Hedge funds
6 21 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
7 20 (3.07%) Algorithms
7 20 (3.07%) Smart Meter
8 18 (2.76%) Data Structures
9 17 (2.61%) Linux Command Line
10 11 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
11 10 (1.54%) iPad
11 10 (1.54%) Mobile App
12 6 (0.92%) Cloud Native
12 6 (0.92%) Public Cloud
12 6 (0.92%) Reinsurance
13 5 (0.77%) EPoS
13 5 (0.77%) Management Information System
14 3 (0.46%) Derivative
14 3 (0.46%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 226 (34.72%) Linux
2 64 (9.83%) Unix
3 29 (4.45%) Windows
4 21 (3.23%) FreeBSD
5 20 (3.07%) CentOS
6 16 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (2.30%) Android
8 14 (2.15%) Apple iOS
9 13 (2.00%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.61%) Debian
11 3 (0.46%) SmartOS
12 2 (0.31%) Solaris
12 2 (0.31%) SUSE
13 1 (0.15%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.15%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 413 (63.44%) Agile Software Development
2 209 (32.10%) TDD
3 177 (27.19%) Test Automation
4 171 (26.27%) DevOps
5 158 (24.27%) Software Engineering
6 155 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
7 150 (23.04%) BDD
8 147 (22.58%) Scrum
9 134 (20.58%) Microservices
10 122 (18.74%) Problem-Solving
11 93 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
12 76 (11.67%) Unit Testing
13 72 (11.06%) SDLC
14 71 (10.91%) MVC
15 53 (8.14%) OO
16 50 (7.68%) Open Source
17 49 (7.53%) Configuration Management
18 48 (7.37%) Continuous Improvement
19 44 (6.76%) Analytics
19 44 (6.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 561 (86.18%) Java
2 263 (40.40%) JavaScript
3 167 (25.65%) Scala
4 164 (25.19%) Python
5 152 (23.35%) SQL
6 93 (14.29%) Ruby
7 69 (10.60%) C#
8 66 (10.14%) Shell Script
9 64 (9.83%) Java 8
10 63 (9.68%) Bash Shell
11 58 (8.91%) Clojure
12 36 (5.53%) C++
12 36 (5.53%) Kotlin
13 34 (5.22%) PHP
14 29 (4.45%) PowerShell
15 27 (4.15%) Perl
16 15 (2.30%) Jython
17 13 (2.00%) VBScript
18 11 (1.69%) Go
19 8 (1.23%) C
Qualifications
1 51 (7.83%) Degree
2 15 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (2.15%) ISTQB
4 13 (2.00%) Security Cleared
5 11 (1.69%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.38%) ISEB
7 6 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.77%) CCIE
8 5 (0.77%) CCNP
8 5 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.61%) AWS Certification
9 4 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (0.61%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 2 (0.31%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.31%) LPIC
10 2 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.31%) OSCP
11 1 (0.15%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (10.29%) QA
2 11 (1.69%) GCP
3 2 (0.31%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.31%) MiFID
4 1 (0.15%) DICOM
4 1 (0.15%) PSD2
System Software
1 166 (25.50%) Docker
2 10 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (0.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.61%) Varnish
6 3 (0.46%) NFS
7 2 (0.31%) iptables
7 2 (0.31%) LXC
8 1 (0.15%) HDFS
8 1 (0.15%) oVirt
8 1 (0.15%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 82 (12.60%) Ansible
2 77 (11.83%) Kubernetes
3 64 (9.83%) Terraform
4 57 (8.76%) Puppet
5 46 (7.07%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (3.23%) Icinga
6 21 (3.23%) Marathon
7 18 (2.76%) Prometheus
8 8 (1.23%) Packer
9 7 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (0.92%) Grafana
11 5 (0.77%) HP ALM
12 4 (0.61%) CA Service Virtualization
12 4 (0.61%) Consul
12 4 (0.61%) Graphite
12 4 (0.61%) HAProxy
12 4 (0.61%) Nagios
12 4 (0.61%) Salt
13 3 (0.46%) Mesos
14 2 (0.31%) Netcool
Vendors
1 101 (15.51%) Oracle
2 35 (5.38%) Splunk
3 23 (3.53%) Google
4 22 (3.38%) Microsoft
5 20 (3.07%) Atlassian
6 19 (2.92%) AppDynamics
6 19 (2.92%) IBM
6 19 (2.92%) Red Hat
7 18 (2.76%) Remedy
7 18 (2.76%) ServiceNow
8 17 (2.61%) MuleSoft
9 15 (2.30%) Capita
10 13 (2.00%) SAP
11 12 (1.84%) HP
11 12 (1.84%) hybris
12 7 (1.08%) Adobe
12 7 (1.08%) Cisco
13 6 (0.92%) CA
14 5 (0.77%) CheckPoint
14 5 (0.77%) VMware