Period
to 19 August 2017

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 19 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Groovy
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 544 582 656
Rank change year-on-year +38 +74 +46
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 839 868 794
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.44% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.85% 0.84% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 635 809 673
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +18.56%
10th Percentile £33,500 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +5.88%

Groovy is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 98350 103342 111268
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.59% 52.40% 51.19%
Number of salaries quoted 81428 89447 94712
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 19 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Groovy in the UK

Groovy
Top 16 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 19 August 2017. 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 +43 786 £60,000 +4.35% 53
London +48 552 £67,500 +12.50% 22
UK excluding London +2 265 £45,000 -10.00% 30
South East +22 77 £47,500 -5.00% 8
South West +15 62 £40,000 -15.79% 2
North of England -31 56 £42,500 -6.59% 9
North West -25 34 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Midlands -1 23 £43,750 -12.50% 7
Yorkshire +2 19 £42,000 -6.67% 3
East of England +1 16 £36,250 -14.71% 4
Scotland +13 15 £45,000 -14.29%
Wales +12 13 £47,500 +14.46%
West Midlands +8 12 £52,500 -16.00% 2
East Midlands +1 11 £40,000 -5.88% 5
North East - 3 £45,000 - 2
Northern Ireland - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 19 August 2017, IT jobs citing Groovy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Groovy.

1 768 (91.54%) Java
2 505 (60.19%) Agile Software Development
3 372 (44.34%) JavaScript
4 359 (42.79%) Spring
5 315 (37.54%) Git (software)
5 315 (37.54%) Jenkins
6 300 (35.76%) Scrum
7 297 (35.40%) Linux
8 267 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
9 261 (31.11%) TDD
10 260 (30.99%) Maven
11 242 (28.84%) SQL
12 237 (28.25%) DevOps
13 235 (28.01%) RESTful
14 227 (27.06%) HTML
15 219 (26.10%) Finance
16 206 (24.55%) Python
17 205 (24.43%) Hibernate
18 195 (23.24%) JUnit
19 190 (22.65%) Amazon AWS
20 179 (21.33%) CSS
21 176 (20.98%) AngularJS
22 175 (20.86%) Web Services
23 172 (20.50%) SOAP
24 165 (19.67%) Software Engineering
25 162 (19.31%) QA
25 162 (19.31%) NoSQL
26 161 (19.19%) JIRA
27 157 (18.71%) OO
28 155 (18.47%) Test Automation

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
1 151 (18.00%) Tomcat
2 115 (13.71%) Apache
3 109 (12.99%) nginx
4 63 (7.51%) JBoss
5 61 (7.27%) Elasticsearch
6 48 (5.72%) Apache Solr
7 46 (5.48%) WebSphere
8 40 (4.77%) Jetty
9 37 (4.41%) Mule
10 29 (3.46%) Cloud Foundry
11 28 (3.34%) CMS
12 23 (2.74%) Mule ESB
13 18 (2.15%) Confluence
14 17 (2.03%) WebLogic
15 14 (1.67%) Apache Spark
16 11 (1.31%) Anypoint
16 11 (1.31%) GlassFish
17 7 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 6 (0.72%) OpenEdge
19 5 (0.60%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (0.24%) Siebel CRM
2 1 (0.12%) assyst
2 1 (0.12%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 190 (22.65%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (3.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (3.81%) PaaS
4 29 (3.46%) Google Cloud Platform
5 27 (3.22%) GitHub
6 18 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
7 17 (2.03%) AWS CloudFormation
8 15 (1.79%) Datadog
9 8 (0.95%) CloudBees
9 8 (0.95%) SaaS
10 5 (0.60%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.36%) Sauce Labs
12 2 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.24%) Oracle CX
12 2 (0.24%) Oracle Service Cloud
12 2 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.12%) IaaS
13 1 (0.12%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 62 (7.39%) HTTP
2 30 (3.58%) Internet
3 17 (2.03%) SMTP
4 15 (1.79%) TCP/IP
5 13 (1.55%) DNS
5 13 (1.55%) IMAP
5 13 (1.55%) LDAP
6 11 (1.31%) Firewall
7 9 (1.07%) BGP
8 8 (0.95%) Network Security
9 5 (0.60%) FTP
10 4 (0.48%) AMQP
10 4 (0.48%) IPv4
10 4 (0.48%) SMS
10 4 (0.48%) SSL
10 4 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.36%) Broadband
11 3 (0.36%) SSH
11 3 (0.36%) VPN
12 2 (0.24%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (19.31%) NoSQL
2 129 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 119 (14.18%) MySQL
4 118 (14.06%) Relational Database
5 111 (13.23%) SQL Server
6 82 (9.77%) MongoDB
7 71 (8.46%) Redis
8 58 (6.91%) PostgreSQL
9 57 (6.79%) Big Data
10 49 (5.84%) Neo4j
11 35 (4.17%) Hadoop
12 24 (2.86%) JasperReports
13 17 (2.03%) Amazon RDS
14 13 (1.55%) QlikView
15 12 (1.43%) RDBMS
16 11 (1.31%) BigQuery
16 11 (1.31%) Data Mining
16 11 (1.31%) MariaDB
17 8 (0.95%) Oracle Database
18 6 (0.72%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 315 (37.54%) Git (software)
1 315 (37.54%) Jenkins
2 260 (30.99%) Maven
3 195 (23.24%) JUnit
4 161 (19.19%) JIRA
5 140 (16.69%) Subversion
6 123 (14.66%) Gradle
7 121 (14.42%) Selenium
8 117 (13.95%) Hudson
9 114 (13.59%) Ant
10 74 (8.82%) Mercurial
11 70 (8.34%) Cucumber
12 64 (7.63%) TeamCity
13 56 (6.67%) Spock
14 55 (6.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 55 (6.56%) SoapUI
15 54 (6.44%) WebDriver
16 50 (5.96%) jMock
17 49 (5.84%) EasyMock
18 43 (5.13%) JMeter
General
1 219 (26.10%) Finance
2 88 (10.49%) Retail
3 61 (7.27%) Banking
4 50 (5.96%) Investment Banking
5 49 (5.84%) Retail Banking
6 30 (3.58%) Games
7 20 (2.38%) Electronics
8 15 (1.79%) Publishing
9 13 (1.55%) Marketing
10 10 (1.19%) Military
11 9 (1.07%) Telecoms
12 8 (0.95%) Advertising
12 8 (0.95%) Automotive
13 5 (0.60%) Front Office
13 5 (0.60%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.48%) Legal
15 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 397 (47.32%) Developer
2 312 (37.19%) Java Developer
3 89 (10.61%) Software Developer
4 87 (10.37%) DevOps Engineer
5 83 (9.89%) Java Software Developer
6 73 (8.70%) Senior Developer
7 63 (7.51%) Senior Java Developer
7 63 (7.51%) Software Engineer
8 61 (7.27%) E-Commerce Developer
8 61 (7.27%) Java E-Commerce Developer
9 51 (6.08%) JavaScript Developer
10 45 (5.36%) Consultant
11 42 (5.01%) Java Engineer
12 36 (4.29%) AWS DevOps
13 32 (3.81%) Senior DevOps
14 30 (3.58%) Analyst
14 30 (3.58%) Tester
15 29 (3.46%) Lead Developer
16 28 (3.34%) Team Leader
17 27 (3.22%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 359 (42.79%) Spring
2 235 (28.01%) RESTful
3 227 (27.06%) HTML
4 205 (24.43%) Hibernate
5 179 (21.33%) CSS
6 176 (20.98%) AngularJS
7 175 (20.86%) Web Services
8 172 (20.50%) SOAP
9 154 (18.36%) Grails
10 141 (16.81%) XML
11 121 (14.42%) REST
12 108 (12.87%) JSON
13 107 (12.75%) HTML5
14 103 (12.28%) RabbitMQ
15 77 (9.18%) CSS3
16 74 (8.82%) jQuery
17 70 (8.34%) Node.js
18 61 (7.27%) Spring Boot
19 60 (7.15%) React
20 49 (5.84%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 120 (14.30%) Computer Science
2 75 (8.94%) User Experience
3 60 (7.15%) Algorithms
4 55 (6.56%) Data Structures
5 52 (6.20%) Linux Command Line
6 43 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
7 40 (4.77%) Analytical Skills
8 33 (3.93%) Management Information System
9 24 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
10 23 (2.74%) Mobile App
11 20 (2.38%) Blog
12 18 (2.15%) Fintech
13 13 (1.55%) Cloud Native
13 13 (1.55%) NHS
14 9 (1.07%) Reinsurance
15 6 (0.72%) Client/Server
15 6 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
16 5 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 5 (0.60%) Smart Meter
16 5 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 297 (35.40%) Linux
2 97 (11.56%) Unix
3 80 (9.54%) Windows
4 22 (2.62%) Android
5 21 (2.50%) CentOS
6 20 (2.38%) CoreOS
7 18 (2.15%) Apple iOS
8 16 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (1.55%) Ubuntu
10 10 (1.19%) Debian
11 3 (0.36%) Kali Linux
12 2 (0.24%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.24%) SmartOS
12 2 (0.24%) Windows Server
13 1 (0.12%) AIX
13 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 505 (60.19%) Agile Software Development
2 300 (35.76%) Scrum
3 267 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
4 261 (31.11%) TDD
5 237 (28.25%) DevOps
6 165 (19.67%) Software Engineering
7 157 (18.71%) OO
8 155 (18.47%) Test Automation
9 127 (15.14%) BDD
10 123 (14.66%) Kanban
10 123 (14.66%) Open Source
11 119 (14.18%) E-Commerce
12 116 (13.83%) Unit Testing
13 113 (13.47%) Front End Development
14 109 (12.99%) Multithreading
14 109 (12.99%) MVC
15 103 (12.28%) Continuous Delivery
16 95 (11.32%) Microservices
17 86 (10.25%) Web Development
18 78 (9.30%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 768 (91.54%) Java
2 372 (44.34%) JavaScript
3 242 (28.84%) SQL
4 206 (24.55%) Python
5 102 (12.16%) Scala
6 92 (10.97%) Ruby
7 85 (10.13%) Shell Script
8 79 (9.42%) Bash Shell
9 46 (5.48%) C#
10 44 (5.24%) Go
11 37 (4.41%) PHP
12 30 (3.58%) C++
13 29 (3.46%) Perl
14 25 (2.98%) C
14 25 (2.98%) Clojure
15 18 (2.15%) PowerShell
16 16 (1.91%) ES6
17 12 (1.43%) XPath
18 9 (1.07%) Jython
19 6 (0.72%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 122 (14.54%) Degree
2 43 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (4.65%) Security Cleared
4 25 (2.98%) SC Cleared
5 14 (1.67%) DV Cleared
6 9 (1.07%) ISEB
6 9 (1.07%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.24%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.12%) IBM WebSphere Certification
9 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.12%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (19.31%) QA
2 6 (0.72%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.60%) SLA
4 2 (0.24%) JTAG
4 2 (0.24%) MISRA
System Software
1 154 (18.36%) Docker
2 34 (4.05%) Virtual Machines
3 31 (3.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.55%) LXC
4 13 (1.55%) vSphere
5 9 (1.07%) Xen
6 5 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (0.60%) KVM
7 3 (0.36%) etcd
7 3 (0.36%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.36%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.24%) flannel
8 2 (0.24%) HDFS
8 2 (0.24%) NFS
Systems Management
1 124 (14.78%) Ansible
2 109 (12.99%) Puppet
3 84 (10.01%) Opscode Chef
4 56 (6.67%) Kubernetes
5 46 (5.48%) Terraform
6 20 (2.38%) Kibana
7 16 (1.91%) HAProxy
7 16 (1.91%) rkt
8 13 (1.55%) Grafana
8 13 (1.55%) Prometheus
9 10 (1.19%) Nagios
10 9 (1.07%) CloudHub
11 8 (0.95%) Graphite
11 8 (0.95%) logstash
11 8 (0.95%) ZABBIX
12 5 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (0.60%) Marathon
12 5 (0.60%) Mesos
13 4 (0.48%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 4 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 133 (15.85%) Oracle
2 53 (6.32%) CA Agile Central
3 51 (6.08%) Perforce
3 51 (6.08%) Sybase
4 48 (5.72%) Google
5 36 (4.29%) VMware
6 28 (3.34%) Microsoft
7 26 (3.10%) MuleSoft
8 23 (2.74%) AppDynamics
9 21 (2.50%) IBM
10 18 (2.15%) Red Hat
11 16 (1.91%) SAP
12 13 (1.55%) Jaspersoft
13 12 (1.43%) Dynatrace
13 12 (1.43%) F5
14 9 (1.07%) Splunk
15 8 (0.95%) New Relic
16 7 (0.83%) Adobe
16 7 (0.83%) Facebook
17 6 (0.72%) Citrix