Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Groovy
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 565 556 636
Rank change year-on-year -9 +80 +155
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 776 792 759
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.45% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.80% 0.84% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 598 717 641
UK median annual salary £61,875 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.13% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £104,125 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 96,465 94,299 107,767
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.46% 53.18% 51.98%
Number of salaries quoted 80,344 81,008 92,648
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 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 -4 738 £62,500 +4.17% 126
London +19 488 £70,000 +7.69% 75
UK excluding London -7 284 £50,000 - 59
South East +19 81 £55,000 +10.00% 13
North of England -24 68 £50,000 +11.11% 18
North West +1 56 £55,000 +22.22% 14
South West +23 44 £47,500 +5.56% 11
Midlands -7 30 £55,000 +10.00% 3
East of England +18 27 £50,000 +25.00% 6
West Midlands +10 23 £58,750 +11.90% 1
Scotland -17 20 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Yorkshire +18 11 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Wales 0 8 £45,000 +20.00% 3
East Midlands -5 7 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Northern Ireland - 6 - - 2
North East -17 1 £47,500 -7.32%

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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.

1 690 (88.92%) Java
2 497 (64.05%) Agile Software Development
3 355 (45.75%) Spring
4 334 (43.04%) JavaScript
5 284 (36.60%) TDD
6 257 (33.12%) Python
7 249 (32.09%) Jenkins
8 243 (31.31%) Amazon AWS
9 227 (29.25%) Test Automation
10 219 (28.22%) DevOps
11 218 (28.09%) Finance
12 207 (26.68%) Maven
13 203 (26.16%) Scrum
14 200 (25.77%) JUnit
15 186 (23.97%) HTML
16 179 (23.07%) REST
17 175 (22.55%) SQL
18 174 (22.42%) CSS
19 173 (22.29%) RESTful
20 171 (22.04%) BDD
21 168 (21.65%) Web Services
22 163 (21.01%) Scala
23 162 (20.88%) Software Engineering
23 162 (20.88%) Selenium
24 160 (20.62%) Linux
25 159 (20.49%) Git (software)
26 153 (19.72%) Continuous Integration
27 145 (18.69%) Docker
28 141 (18.17%) Ruby
29 139 (17.91%) SOAP

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
1 108 (13.92%) Tomcat
2 95 (12.24%) Apache
3 67 (8.63%) nginx
4 60 (7.73%) Elasticsearch
5 50 (6.44%) WebSphere
6 45 (5.80%) JBoss
7 44 (5.67%) Confluence
8 38 (4.90%) Cloud Foundry
9 18 (2.32%) IIS
10 14 (1.80%) Mule
11 13 (1.68%) Jetty
11 13 (1.68%) WebLogic
12 10 (1.29%) Apache Pig
13 9 (1.16%) Mule ESB
14 8 (1.03%) Anypoint
14 8 (1.03%) Apache Spark
15 7 (0.90%) GlassFish
16 6 (0.77%) Apache Solr
16 6 (0.77%) Ethereum
17 5 (0.64%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (0.77%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.52%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.13%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 44 (5.67%) SAP Hybris
2 6 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.26%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 243 (31.31%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (7.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (6.44%) PaaS
4 47 (6.06%) npm
5 30 (3.87%) SaaS
6 27 (3.48%) Google Cloud Platform
7 21 (2.71%) GitHub
8 15 (1.93%) Amazon S3
9 14 (1.80%) OpenShift
10 13 (1.68%) Slack
11 12 (1.55%) Serverless
12 8 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (0.90%) Amazon SQS
14 6 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
14 6 (0.77%) AWS Lambda
14 6 (0.77%) SuccessFactors
15 4 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
16 2 (0.26%) Akamai
16 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
17 1 (0.13%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 65 (8.38%) HTTP
2 41 (5.28%) Internet
3 16 (2.06%) TCP/IP
4 12 (1.55%) LDAP
4 12 (1.55%) SMS
5 10 (1.29%) DNS
5 10 (1.29%) IMAP
5 10 (1.29%) SMTP
6 8 (1.03%) SSH
7 7 (0.90%) Firewall
7 7 (0.90%) VPN
8 5 (0.64%) Network Security
9 4 (0.52%) PPP
9 4 (0.52%) Wireless
10 3 (0.39%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.39%) SNMP
11 2 (0.26%) BGP
11 2 (0.26%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.26%) PuTTY
11 2 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (17.01%) NoSQL
2 85 (10.95%) Relational Database
3 72 (9.28%) MySQL
4 62 (7.99%) MongoDB
5 61 (7.86%) SQL Server
6 56 (7.22%) Apache Cassandra
7 45 (5.80%) Hadoop
8 44 (5.67%) Big Data
9 37 (4.77%) PostgreSQL
10 23 (2.96%) Oracle Database
11 22 (2.84%) Neo4j
12 19 (2.45%) RDBMS
13 18 (2.32%) Redis
14 15 (1.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 9 (1.16%) Blockchain
16 7 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
16 7 (0.90%) Cosmos DB
17 6 (0.77%) CouchDB
17 6 (0.77%) Riak
18 5 (0.64%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 249 (32.09%) Jenkins
2 207 (26.68%) Maven
3 200 (25.77%) JUnit
4 162 (20.88%) Selenium
5 159 (20.49%) Git (software)
6 128 (16.49%) Cucumber
7 109 (14.05%) Gradle
7 109 (14.05%) JIRA
8 83 (10.70%) WebDriver
9 61 (7.86%) SoapUI
9 61 (7.86%) Spock
10 51 (6.57%) TeamCity
11 46 (5.93%) gulp
12 43 (5.54%) Ant
13 42 (5.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 42 (5.41%) Eclipse
14 40 (5.15%) Subversion
15 38 (4.90%) JMeter
16 36 (4.64%) HP UFT
17 30 (3.87%) Jasmine
General
1 218 (28.09%) Finance
2 80 (10.31%) Retail
3 55 (7.09%) Banking
4 27 (3.48%) Investment Banking
5 25 (3.22%) Retail Banking
6 23 (2.96%) Legal
7 18 (2.32%) Games
8 15 (1.93%) Front Office
9 13 (1.68%) Marketing
10 8 (1.03%) Electronics
11 7 (0.90%) Publishing
12 5 (0.64%) Automotive
12 5 (0.64%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.39%) Law
13 3 (0.39%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.26%) Advertising
15 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 362 (46.65%) Developer
2 284 (36.60%) Java Developer
3 96 (12.37%) Senior Developer
4 83 (10.70%) Senior Java Developer
5 77 (9.92%) Java Engineer
6 75 (9.66%) DevOps Engineer
7 58 (7.47%) Software Developer
8 47 (6.06%) Software Engineer
9 42 (5.41%) Tester
10 40 (5.15%) Senior Java Engineer
11 36 (4.64%) Agile Developer
11 36 (4.64%) Agile Java Developer
12 30 (3.87%) Java Software Engineer
13 29 (3.74%) Architect
13 29 (3.74%) Test Engineer
14 28 (3.61%) Java Software Developer
15 27 (3.48%) Test Manager
16 26 (3.35%) E-Commerce Developer
16 26 (3.35%) Java E-Commerce Developer
17 25 (3.22%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 355 (45.75%) Spring
2 186 (23.97%) HTML
3 179 (23.07%) REST
4 174 (22.42%) CSS
5 173 (22.29%) RESTful
6 168 (21.65%) Web Services
7 139 (17.91%) SOAP
8 123 (15.85%) AngularJS
9 120 (15.46%) Grails
10 116 (14.95%) Spring Boot
11 112 (14.43%) Hibernate
12 110 (14.18%) XML
13 85 (10.95%) Node.js
14 84 (10.82%) .NET
15 76 (9.79%) jQuery
16 65 (8.38%) JSON
17 63 (8.12%) J2EE
18 60 (7.73%) React
19 59 (7.60%) HTML5
20 50 (6.44%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 92 (11.86%) Computer Science
2 68 (8.76%) Fintech
3 39 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (4.51%) iPad
5 28 (3.61%) Algorithms
5 28 (3.61%) Greenfield Project
6 26 (3.35%) Data Structures
7 18 (2.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 16 (2.06%) Mobile App
9 15 (1.93%) Equities
10 13 (1.68%) User Experience
11 11 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
11 11 (1.42%) Reinsurance
12 10 (1.29%) FMCG
13 8 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.03%) Mainframe
13 8 (1.03%) Management Information System
14 6 (0.77%) Bitcoin
14 6 (0.77%) Wiki
15 5 (0.64%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 160 (20.62%) Linux
2 93 (11.98%) Unix
3 60 (7.73%) Windows
4 21 (2.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (2.58%) Windows Server
6 14 (1.80%) CentOS
7 9 (1.16%) Android
7 9 (1.16%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.90%) CoreOS
9 5 (0.64%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.52%) Debian
11 3 (0.39%) Solaris
12 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.26%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.13%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 497 (64.05%) Agile Software Development
2 284 (36.60%) TDD
3 227 (29.25%) Test Automation
4 219 (28.22%) DevOps
5 203 (26.16%) Scrum
6 171 (22.04%) BDD
7 162 (20.88%) Software Engineering
8 153 (19.72%) Continuous Integration
9 116 (14.95%) Microservices
10 111 (14.30%) Open Source
11 102 (13.14%) MVC
12 87 (11.21%) SDLC
13 80 (10.31%) E-Commerce
14 71 (9.15%) Mentoring
15 65 (8.38%) Continuous Delivery
16 60 (7.73%) Project Management
17 56 (7.22%) OO
17 56 (7.22%) Unit Testing
18 54 (6.96%) Configuration Management
19 48 (6.19%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 690 (88.92%) Java
2 334 (43.04%) JavaScript
3 257 (33.12%) Python
4 175 (22.55%) SQL
5 163 (21.01%) Scala
6 141 (18.17%) Ruby
7 112 (14.43%) C#
8 64 (8.25%) Shell Script
9 60 (7.73%) Bash Shell
10 48 (6.19%) C++
10 48 (6.19%) Clojure
11 33 (4.25%) Jython
12 29 (3.74%) Kotlin
13 26 (3.35%) PHP
14 19 (2.45%) Go
15 18 (2.32%) VBScript
16 17 (2.19%) Perl
17 12 (1.55%) C
17 12 (1.55%) RPG
18 11 (1.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 122 (15.72%) Degree
2 58 (7.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (2.71%) SC Cleared
3 21 (2.71%) Security Cleared
4 20 (2.58%) ISTQB
5 8 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (0.77%) ISEB
7 6 (0.77%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (0.52%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.26%) CCIE
10 2 (0.26%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.13%) CCNA
11 1 (0.13%) CCNP
11 1 (0.13%) RHCE
11 1 (0.13%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (16.37%) QA
2 16 (2.06%) ISO 20022
2 16 (2.06%) ISO 8583
3 7 (0.90%) GCP
4 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 145 (18.69%) Docker
2 48 (6.19%) Virtual Machines
3 19 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.90%) LXC
5 5 (0.64%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.64%) vSphere
6 4 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.39%) Xen
8 2 (0.26%) iptables
8 2 (0.26%) KVM
8 2 (0.26%) Varnish
9 1 (0.13%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.13%) Gluster
9 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 99 (12.76%) Puppet
2 91 (11.73%) Ansible
3 89 (11.47%) Opscode Chef
4 75 (9.66%) Kubernetes
5 17 (2.19%) CA Service Virtualization
6 15 (1.93%) Terraform
7 10 (1.29%) Kibana
8 9 (1.16%) Marathon
9 8 (1.03%) Grafana
10 5 (0.64%) CloudHub
11 4 (0.52%) logstash
11 4 (0.52%) Mesos
11 4 (0.52%) Packer
11 4 (0.52%) Prometheus
11 4 (0.52%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.39%) Graylog
12 3 (0.39%) Nagios
13 2 (0.26%) BladeLogic
13 2 (0.26%) CA Single Sign-On
13 2 (0.26%) Graphite
Vendors
1 101 (13.02%) Oracle
2 56 (7.22%) SAP
3 46 (5.93%) hybris
4 45 (5.80%) Google
5 31 (3.99%) Microsoft
6 29 (3.74%) CA
6 29 (3.74%) Splunk
7 24 (3.09%) IBM
7 24 (3.09%) VMware
8 22 (2.84%) AppDynamics
9 19 (2.45%) CA Agile Central
10 17 (2.19%) HP
11 15 (1.93%) Apigee
12 12 (1.55%) Perforce
13 11 (1.42%) Cisco
13 11 (1.42%) Micro Focus
13 11 (1.42%) Red Hat
14 9 (1.16%) MuleSoft
15 8 (1.03%) Atlassian
15 8 (1.03%) Sybase