Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Groovy
UK
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 610 535 644
Rank change year-on-year -75 +109 +65
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 705 836 783
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.49% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.73% 0.88% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 554 664 693
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% -4.35% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £33,750 £37,650
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £79,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +11.76%

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 96,350 94,979 104,737
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.08% 55.25% 52.15%
Number of salaries quoted 80,346 80,239 90,419
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,300
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.42% +5.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -

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 17 June 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 17 June 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 -60 673 £65,000 +13.04% 92
London -49 443 £70,000 +7.69% 41
UK excluding London -24 251 £50,000 +11.11% 58
North of England -6 80 £50,000 +17.65% 16
North West +31 68 £50,000 +11.11% 11
South East -28 52 £50,000 +5.26% 16
East of England +16 37 £50,000 +33.33% 13
South West -20 37 £47,500 +18.75% 6
Midlands -2 23 £55,000 +18.92%
West Midlands +15 20 £53,750 +7.50%
Wales +10 12 £40,000 +3.23% 4
Yorkshire -4 12 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Scotland -25 9 £40,000 -11.11%
East Midlands -2 3 £55,000 +33.33%
Northern Ireland - 1 £40,000 - 3

For the 6 months to 17 June 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.

1 625 (88.65%) Java
2 459 (65.11%) Agile Software Development
3 269 (38.16%) JavaScript
4 243 (34.47%) TDD
5 227 (32.20%) Spring
6 224 (31.77%) Linux
7 218 (30.92%) Test Automation
8 211 (29.93%) RESTful
9 205 (29.08%) Python
10 201 (28.51%) Amazon AWS
11 197 (27.94%) Finance
12 191 (27.09%) Jenkins
13 183 (25.96%) Docker
14 182 (25.82%) DevOps
15 170 (24.11%) Scrum
16 169 (23.97%) BDD
17 168 (23.83%) Continuous Integration
17 168 (23.83%) Software Engineering
18 166 (23.55%) Git (software)
19 165 (23.40%) Web Services
20 163 (23.12%) Scala
21 150 (21.28%) SQL
22 146 (20.71%) HTML
23 136 (19.29%) CSS
24 129 (18.30%) Microservices
25 128 (18.16%) Problem-Solving
25 128 (18.16%) Ruby
26 116 (16.45%) REST
27 115 (16.31%) Maven
28 110 (15.60%) JUnit

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 76 (10.78%) Tomcat
2 55 (7.80%) Apache
3 52 (7.38%) Elasticsearch
4 42 (5.96%) nginx
5 41 (5.82%) JBoss
6 35 (4.96%) WebSphere
7 29 (4.11%) Confluence
8 27 (3.83%) Anypoint
9 25 (3.55%) WebLogic
10 18 (2.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 17 (2.41%) Jetty
12 15 (2.13%) Cloud Foundry
13 14 (1.99%) Mule
14 13 (1.84%) Apache Spark
15 11 (1.56%) Apache Pig
15 11 (1.56%) Apache Solr
15 11 (1.56%) CMS
16 9 (1.28%) WordPress
17 7 (0.99%) Ethereum
17 7 (0.99%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (2.13%) SAP Hybris
2 4 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.28%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 201 (28.51%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (7.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (3.55%) GitHub
4 21 (2.98%) npm
5 19 (2.70%) Runscope
5 19 (2.70%) SaaS
5 19 (2.70%) Serverless
6 18 (2.55%) OpenShift
6 18 (2.55%) PaaS
7 7 (0.99%) Slack
8 6 (0.85%) CloudBees
8 6 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.85%) SuccessFactors
9 5 (0.71%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (0.71%) IaaS
10 4 (0.57%) BrowserStack
11 3 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.43%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (6.24%) Internet
2 37 (5.25%) HTTP
3 26 (3.69%) TCP/IP
4 18 (2.55%) IPv4
4 18 (2.55%) IPv6
5 9 (1.28%) Firewall
6 6 (0.85%) LAN
7 3 (0.43%) SMS
7 3 (0.43%) SSL
7 3 (0.43%) VPN
8 2 (0.28%) OpenVPN
8 2 (0.28%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.14%) DNS
9 1 (0.14%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.14%) FIX Connectivity
9 1 (0.14%) IMAP
9 1 (0.14%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.14%) Skype
9 1 (0.14%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (12.34%) NoSQL
2 71 (10.07%) MySQL
3 69 (9.79%) SQL Server
4 57 (8.09%) MongoDB
5 54 (7.66%) Apache Cassandra
6 53 (7.52%) PostgreSQL
7 45 (6.38%) Relational Database
8 36 (5.11%) Hadoop
9 33 (4.68%) Big Data
10 30 (4.26%) Neo4j
11 20 (2.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 20 (2.84%) Redis
12 17 (2.41%) InfluxDB
13 10 (1.42%) Couchbase
14 9 (1.28%) Apache Hive
14 9 (1.28%) Infinispan
15 7 (0.99%) Blockchain
16 6 (0.85%) Amazon Aurora
16 6 (0.85%) Oracle Database
16 6 (0.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 191 (27.09%) Jenkins
2 166 (23.55%) Git (software)
3 115 (16.31%) Maven
4 110 (15.60%) JUnit
5 104 (14.75%) Selenium
6 93 (13.19%) Cucumber
6 93 (13.19%) JIRA
7 85 (12.06%) Gradle
8 59 (8.37%) Spock
9 50 (7.09%) WebDriver
10 44 (6.24%) SoapUI
11 40 (5.67%) Eclipse
12 37 (5.25%) TeamCity
13 30 (4.26%) Subversion
14 29 (4.11%) JMeter
15 27 (3.83%) Bitbucket
16 26 (3.69%) Ant
17 25 (3.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 24 (3.40%) Gatling
19 22 (3.12%) Mockito
General
1 197 (27.94%) Finance
2 58 (8.23%) Retail
3 29 (4.11%) Banking
4 20 (2.84%) Games
5 16 (2.27%) Law
6 8 (1.13%) Automotive
7 7 (0.99%) Financial Institution
7 7 (0.99%) Front Office
7 7 (0.99%) Legal
8 6 (0.85%) Back Office
9 3 (0.43%) Marketing
9 3 (0.43%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.28%) Electronics
10 2 (0.28%) Publishing
11 1 (0.14%) Advertising
11 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 332 (47.09%) Developer
2 251 (35.60%) Java Developer
3 95 (13.48%) Senior Developer
4 83 (11.77%) Senior Java Developer
5 77 (10.92%) DevOps Engineer
6 70 (9.93%) Software Developer
7 47 (6.67%) Software Engineer
8 46 (6.52%) Java Engineer
9 37 (5.25%) Architect
10 36 (5.11%) Java Software Developer
11 34 (4.82%) Development Manager
12 29 (4.11%) Java Architect
12 29 (4.11%) Tester
13 25 (3.55%) Cloud Engineer
14 24 (3.40%) Automation Tester
15 22 (3.12%) Linux Engineer
16 21 (2.98%) Support Engineer
17 20 (2.84%) Development Engineer
17 20 (2.84%) Java Automation Tester
18 19 (2.70%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (32.20%) Spring
2 211 (29.93%) RESTful
3 165 (23.40%) Web Services
4 146 (20.71%) HTML
5 136 (19.29%) CSS
6 116 (16.45%) REST
7 108 (15.32%) Grails
8 97 (13.76%) Hibernate
9 96 (13.62%) AngularJS
10 87 (12.34%) Spring Boot
11 82 (11.63%) XML
12 73 (10.35%) Node.js
13 72 (10.21%) SOAP
14 68 (9.65%) J2EE
15 67 (9.50%) React
16 65 (9.22%) JSON
17 61 (8.65%) HTML5
18 60 (8.51%) .NET
19 59 (8.37%) Kafka
20 56 (7.94%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 67 (9.50%) Fintech
2 48 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (5.39%) Computer Science
4 29 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
5 27 (3.83%) Algorithms
6 25 (3.55%) Data Structures
7 23 (3.26%) Greenfield Project
8 17 (2.41%) Mobile App
9 16 (2.27%) Hedge funds
9 16 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
10 14 (1.99%) EPoS
10 14 (1.99%) Smart Meter
11 13 (1.84%) iPad
12 9 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
13 8 (1.13%) DataPower
13 8 (1.13%) Reinsurance
13 8 (1.13%) Virtual Team
14 7 (0.99%) Bitcoin
15 6 (0.85%) Mainframe
15 6 (0.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 224 (31.77%) Linux
2 73 (10.35%) Unix
3 42 (5.96%) Windows
4 17 (2.41%) FreeBSD
5 15 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (1.70%) CentOS
7 10 (1.42%) Android
7 10 (1.42%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.13%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.71%) Debian
9 5 (0.71%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.57%) Solaris
11 3 (0.43%) SmartOS
12 2 (0.28%) SUSE
13 1 (0.14%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.14%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 459 (65.11%) Agile Software Development
2 243 (34.47%) TDD
3 218 (30.92%) Test Automation
4 182 (25.82%) DevOps
5 170 (24.11%) Scrum
6 169 (23.97%) BDD
7 168 (23.83%) Continuous Integration
7 168 (23.83%) Software Engineering
8 129 (18.30%) Microservices
9 128 (18.16%) Problem-Solving
10 80 (11.35%) Continuous Delivery
11 76 (10.78%) SDLC
12 69 (9.79%) Open Source
13 66 (9.36%) Unit Testing
14 57 (8.09%) Mentoring
14 57 (8.09%) MVC
15 56 (7.94%) Analytics
16 53 (7.52%) Configuration Management
17 50 (7.09%) Continuous Improvement
18 47 (6.67%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 625 (88.65%) Java
2 269 (38.16%) JavaScript
3 205 (29.08%) Python
4 163 (23.12%) Scala
5 150 (21.28%) SQL
6 128 (18.16%) Ruby
7 81 (11.49%) C#
8 70 (9.93%) Bash Shell
9 68 (9.65%) C++
9 68 (9.65%) Java 8
10 54 (7.66%) Shell Script
11 50 (7.09%) Clojure
12 45 (6.38%) PHP
13 38 (5.39%) Kotlin
14 34 (4.82%) Perl
15 20 (2.84%) Jython
16 19 (2.70%) PowerShell
17 17 (2.41%) VBScript
18 16 (2.27%) Go
19 10 (1.42%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 74 (10.50%) Degree
2 22 (3.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (1.70%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.56%) ISTQB
5 10 (1.42%) SC Cleared
6 8 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (0.99%) CCIE
7 7 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.85%) CCNP
9 5 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.57%) AWS Certification
10 4 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.57%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 3 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
12 1 (0.14%) LPIC
12 1 (0.14%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.14%) MCSA
12 1 (0.14%) MCSD
12 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.14%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (9.93%) QA
2 4 (0.57%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.57%) PSD2
3 3 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.43%) MiFID
4 2 (0.28%) GCP
5 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 183 (25.96%) Docker
2 15 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (1.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 10 (1.42%) Varnish
4 7 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.71%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.57%) LXC
7 3 (0.43%) oVirt
7 3 (0.43%) RHEV
8 2 (0.28%) iptables
8 2 (0.28%) NFS
9 1 (0.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 93 (13.19%) Ansible
2 86 (12.20%) Kubernetes
3 74 (10.50%) Puppet
4 70 (9.93%) Terraform
5 66 (9.36%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (2.41%) Icinga
7 15 (2.13%) Marathon
8 12 (1.70%) Grafana
9 11 (1.56%) Packer
10 10 (1.42%) Graphite
10 10 (1.42%) HAProxy
10 10 (1.42%) HP ALM
10 10 (1.42%) Nagios
11 8 (1.13%) CA Service Virtualization
12 7 (0.99%) Prometheus
13 4 (0.57%) Consul
13 4 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
14 3 (0.43%) CloudHub
14 3 (0.43%) Mesos
14 3 (0.43%) Netcool
Vendors
1 95 (13.48%) Oracle
2 34 (4.82%) Splunk
3 29 (4.11%) MuleSoft
4 27 (3.83%) Capita
5 23 (3.26%) Google
6 22 (3.12%) SAP
7 18 (2.55%) AppDynamics
7 18 (2.55%) Red Hat
8 17 (2.41%) HP
8 17 (2.41%) hybris
8 17 (2.41%) IBM
9 16 (2.27%) CA
10 15 (2.13%) Microsoft
11 14 (1.99%) Cisco
12 12 (1.70%) Atlassian
13 11 (1.56%) Remedy
13 11 (1.56%) VMware
14 10 (1.42%) CA Agile Central
14 10 (1.42%) Micro Focus
14 10 (1.42%) ServiceNow