Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Groovy
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 540 557 652
Rank change year-on-year +17 +95 +74
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 850 890 808
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.46% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.87% 0.88% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 632 823 699
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +21.05%
10th Percentile £33,750 £37,500 £37,350
90th Percentile £95,000 £81,250 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year -10.00% +8.11% +8.82%

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 97629 100837 113498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.42% 52.68% 51.50%
Number of salaries quoted 80078 87077 97055
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +31 804 £60,000 +4.35% 38
London +34 554 £70,000 +16.67% 26
UK excluding London -16 281 £45,000 -10.00% 12
South East +34 97 £50,000 -
South West +38 65 £47,500 -2.56% 2
North of England -37 47 £41,500 -12.63% 6
North West -18 34 £42,500 -10.53% 5
Midlands +29 29 £52,500 +5.00% 1
West Midlands +15 21 £52,500 -16.00% 1
Scotland -4 15 £45,000 -10.00%
Yorkshire -2 12 £39,000 -8.24% 1
East of England -14 12 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Wales +4 10 £48,750 +30.00%
East Midlands +20 8 £40,000 -5.88%
Northern Ireland - 6 - -
North East +13 1 £47,500 -5.00%

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 775 (91.18%) Java
2 529 (62.24%) Agile Software Development
3 380 (44.71%) Spring
4 367 (43.18%) JavaScript
5 327 (38.47%) Jenkins
6 313 (36.82%) Git (software)
7 294 (34.59%) Scrum
8 280 (32.94%) Linux
9 272 (32.00%) TDD
10 267 (31.41%) Continuous Integration
11 266 (31.29%) Maven
12 248 (29.18%) DevOps
13 236 (27.76%) RESTful
14 230 (27.06%) Python
15 222 (26.12%) SQL
16 219 (25.76%) Finance
17 210 (24.71%) Amazon AWS
18 206 (24.24%) JUnit
19 202 (23.76%) HTML
20 199 (23.41%) Hibernate
21 187 (22.00%) Web Services
22 184 (21.65%) SOAP
22 184 (21.65%) Test Automation
23 177 (20.82%) NoSQL
24 171 (20.12%) JIRA
25 170 (20.00%) AngularJS
26 164 (19.29%) QA
27 163 (19.18%) Software Engineering
28 157 (18.47%) CSS
29 154 (18.12%) Docker

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
1 150 (17.65%) Tomcat
2 122 (14.35%) Apache
3 103 (12.12%) nginx
4 72 (8.47%) JBoss
5 57 (6.71%) Elasticsearch
6 53 (6.24%) WebSphere
7 39 (4.59%) Mule
8 37 (4.35%) Apache Solr
8 37 (4.35%) Cloud Foundry
9 31 (3.65%) Jetty
10 27 (3.18%) CMS
10 27 (3.18%) Confluence
11 25 (2.94%) Mule ESB
12 18 (2.12%) WebLogic
13 16 (1.88%) Apache Spark
14 13 (1.53%) Anypoint
14 13 (1.53%) GlassFish
15 8 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 6 (0.71%) IIS
16 6 (0.71%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 4 (0.47%) 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
2 1 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 210 (24.71%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (6.59%) npm
3 46 (5.41%) PaaS
4 36 (4.24%) Microsoft Azure
5 34 (4.00%) GitHub
6 32 (3.76%) Google Cloud Platform
7 13 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (1.06%) Amazon S3
9 9 (1.06%) Datadog
9 9 (1.06%) SaaS
10 5 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (0.59%) CloudBees
11 2 (0.24%) IaaS
11 2 (0.24%) Oracle CX
11 2 (0.24%) Oracle Service Cloud
12 1 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.12%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 66 (7.76%) HTTP
2 33 (3.88%) Internet
3 17 (2.00%) TCP/IP
4 14 (1.65%) SMTP
5 12 (1.41%) DNS
5 12 (1.41%) IMAP
5 12 (1.41%) LDAP
6 11 (1.29%) Firewall
7 10 (1.18%) BGP
8 7 (0.82%) Network Security
8 7 (0.82%) SMS
9 6 (0.71%) SSH
9 6 (0.71%) VPN
10 4 (0.47%) AMQP
10 4 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.35%) FTP
12 2 (0.24%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.24%) IPv4
12 2 (0.24%) SNMP
12 2 (0.24%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (20.82%) NoSQL
2 123 (14.47%) Apache Cassandra
3 114 (13.41%) Relational Database
4 105 (12.35%) MySQL
5 99 (11.65%) SQL Server
6 90 (10.59%) MongoDB
7 74 (8.71%) Redis
8 59 (6.94%) Big Data
9 53 (6.24%) Neo4j
10 48 (5.65%) PostgreSQL
11 46 (5.41%) Hadoop
12 18 (2.12%) JasperReports
13 13 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
13 13 (1.53%) RDBMS
14 12 (1.41%) Oracle Database
15 11 (1.29%) BigQuery
16 10 (1.18%) Data Mining
16 10 (1.18%) MariaDB
17 8 (0.94%) Blockchain
18 7 (0.82%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 327 (38.47%) Jenkins
2 313 (36.82%) Git (software)
3 266 (31.29%) Maven
4 206 (24.24%) JUnit
5 171 (20.12%) JIRA
6 134 (15.76%) Gradle
7 132 (15.53%) Selenium
8 112 (13.18%) Subversion
9 107 (12.59%) Ant
10 101 (11.88%) Hudson
11 97 (11.41%) Cucumber
12 72 (8.47%) TeamCity
13 69 (8.12%) Mercurial
14 63 (7.41%) WebDriver
15 61 (7.18%) Spock
16 58 (6.82%) SoapUI
17 55 (6.47%) EasyMock
18 50 (5.88%) gulp
18 50 (5.88%) jMock
19 49 (5.76%) Eclipse
General
1 219 (25.76%) Finance
2 106 (12.47%) Retail
3 87 (10.24%) Banking
4 66 (7.76%) Investment Banking
5 65 (7.65%) Retail Banking
6 22 (2.59%) Games
7 17 (2.00%) Publishing
8 15 (1.76%) Front Office
9 13 (1.53%) Marketing
10 9 (1.06%) Advertising
11 8 (0.94%) Electronics
12 7 (0.82%) Telecoms
13 5 (0.59%) Automotive
13 5 (0.59%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.47%) Military
15 3 (0.35%) Legal
16 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
17 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 377 (44.35%) Developer
2 303 (35.65%) Java Developer
3 90 (10.59%) Software Developer
4 83 (9.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 79 (9.29%) Java Software Developer
6 76 (8.94%) Senior Developer
7 68 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
8 59 (6.94%) Java Engineer
9 58 (6.82%) Software Engineer
10 56 (6.59%) E-Commerce Developer
10 56 (6.59%) Java E-Commerce Developer
11 42 (4.94%) JavaScript Developer
12 41 (4.82%) Consultant
13 36 (4.24%) Tester
14 30 (3.53%) Java Software Engineer
15 29 (3.41%) Architect
15 29 (3.41%) AWS DevOps
16 28 (3.29%) Senior DevOps
16 28 (3.29%) Team Leader
17 27 (3.18%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 380 (44.71%) Spring
2 236 (27.76%) RESTful
3 202 (23.76%) HTML
4 199 (23.41%) Hibernate
5 187 (22.00%) Web Services
6 184 (21.65%) SOAP
7 170 (20.00%) AngularJS
8 157 (18.47%) CSS
9 145 (17.06%) REST
10 135 (15.88%) Grails
11 134 (15.76%) XML
12 96 (11.29%) JSON
13 85 (10.00%) Spring Boot
14 83 (9.76%) HTML5
14 83 (9.76%) RabbitMQ
15 79 (9.29%) Node.js
16 75 (8.82%) jQuery
17 67 (7.88%) React
18 55 (6.47%) J2EE
19 50 (5.88%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 119 (14.00%) Computer Science
2 65 (7.65%) User Experience
3 63 (7.41%) Algorithms
4 61 (7.18%) Data Structures
5 51 (6.00%) Linux Command Line
6 50 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
7 37 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
8 27 (3.18%) Mobile App
9 24 (2.82%) Management Information System
10 23 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
11 19 (2.24%) Blog
12 15 (1.76%) Fintech
13 14 (1.65%) Cloud Native
14 11 (1.29%) Equities
14 11 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 10 (1.18%) Reinsurance
16 7 (0.82%) NHS
17 6 (0.71%) Digital Media
17 6 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
17 6 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 280 (32.94%) Linux
2 101 (11.88%) Unix
3 83 (9.76%) Windows
4 20 (2.35%) CentOS
4 20 (2.35%) CoreOS
5 19 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (2.12%) Android
7 17 (2.00%) Apple iOS
8 14 (1.65%) Ubuntu
9 10 (1.18%) Debian
10 5 (0.59%) Windows Server
11 3 (0.35%) Kali Linux
12 2 (0.24%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.12%) AIX
13 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 529 (62.24%) Agile Software Development
2 294 (34.59%) Scrum
3 272 (32.00%) TDD
4 267 (31.41%) Continuous Integration
5 248 (29.18%) DevOps
6 184 (21.65%) Test Automation
7 163 (19.18%) Software Engineering
8 146 (17.18%) OO
9 145 (17.06%) BDD
10 137 (16.12%) Open Source
11 124 (14.59%) Kanban
12 118 (13.88%) Unit Testing
13 115 (13.53%) MVC
14 113 (13.29%) E-Commerce
15 111 (13.06%) Microservices
16 109 (12.82%) Front End Development
17 108 (12.71%) Continuous Delivery
18 96 (11.29%) Multithreading
19 86 (10.12%) Mentoring
20 76 (8.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 775 (91.18%) Java
2 367 (43.18%) JavaScript
3 230 (27.06%) Python
4 222 (26.12%) SQL
5 117 (13.76%) Scala
6 97 (11.41%) Ruby
7 90 (10.59%) Shell Script
8 78 (9.18%) Bash Shell
9 65 (7.65%) C#
10 36 (4.24%) Go
11 34 (4.00%) C++
12 33 (3.88%) PHP
13 27 (3.18%) Clojure
14 22 (2.59%) Perl
15 20 (2.35%) C
16 16 (1.88%) ES6
17 15 (1.76%) PowerShell
18 14 (1.65%) XPath
19 10 (1.18%) RPG
20 8 (0.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 120 (14.12%) Degree
2 48 (5.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 31 (3.65%) Security Cleared
4 24 (2.82%) SC Cleared
5 12 (1.41%) DV Cleared
6 9 (1.06%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.71%) ISEB
8 4 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.24%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.12%) IBM WebSphere Certification
10 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.12%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 164 (19.29%) QA
2 6 (0.71%) SLA
3 4 (0.47%) ISO 20022
3 4 (0.47%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 154 (18.12%) Docker
2 42 (4.94%) Virtual Machines
3 28 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.53%) LXC
4 13 (1.53%) vSphere
5 9 (1.06%) Xen
6 5 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (0.59%) KVM
7 3 (0.35%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.35%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.24%) etcd
8 2 (0.24%) HDFS
9 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.12%) flannel
9 1 (0.12%) iptables
Systems Management
1 129 (15.18%) Ansible
2 114 (13.41%) Puppet
3 89 (10.47%) Opscode Chef
4 61 (7.18%) Kubernetes
5 45 (5.29%) Terraform
6 16 (1.88%) Kibana
7 15 (1.76%) rkt
8 13 (1.53%) Grafana
8 13 (1.53%) Prometheus
9 11 (1.29%) CloudHub
10 10 (1.18%) HAProxy
11 7 (0.82%) Nagios
12 5 (0.59%) Graphite
12 5 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (0.59%) Marathon
13 4 (0.47%) CA Service Virtualization
13 4 (0.47%) logstash
13 4 (0.47%) Mesos
13 4 (0.47%) Packer
13 4 (0.47%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 130 (15.29%) Oracle
2 52 (6.12%) Perforce
3 51 (6.00%) CA Agile Central
4 49 (5.76%) Google
4 49 (5.76%) Sybase
5 34 (4.00%) VMware
6 26 (3.06%) AppDynamics
6 26 (3.06%) MuleSoft
7 24 (2.82%) IBM
7 24 (2.82%) Microsoft
8 20 (2.35%) Red Hat
9 16 (1.88%) SAP
10 15 (1.76%) Splunk
11 12 (1.41%) F5
12 10 (1.18%) Apigee
13 9 (1.06%) Dynatrace
14 8 (0.94%) Adobe
14 8 (0.94%) Cisco
14 8 (0.94%) Concur
15 7 (0.82%) Citrix