Period
to 14 November 2019

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 14 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Groovy
UK
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 680 651 562
Rank change year-on-year -29 -89 -3
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 403 548 838
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.34% 0.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.55% 0.61% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 342 427 608
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £36,900 £35,000 £34,219
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £108,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% - -5.00%

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 73,731 90,293 99,959
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.78% 55.20% 55.30%
Number of salaries quoted 60,748 75,210 82,285
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +3.16%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 14 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Groovy in the UK

Groovy
Top 14 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 14 November 2019. 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 -30 350 £65,000 - 63
London +4 218 £75,000 +7.14% 31
UK excluding London +22 181 £45,000 -5.26% 34
South East +3 42 £47,500 -5.00% 3
North of England +25 40 £45,100 -9.80% 13
Scotland +51 33 £48,004 -6.33%
North West +10 25 £42,500 -15.00% 6
Midlands +44 21 £41,434 -12.77% 8
East of England +53 18 £43,000 -4.44% 5
Wales +13 17 £41,250 -17.50% 3
Yorkshire +11 15 £45,100 -39.87% 7
West Midlands +25 12 £41,869 -25.57% 8
South West -1 10 £51,250 +7.89% 3
East Midlands +14 9 £35,000 -6.67%

For the 6 months to 14 November 2019, 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.

1 297 (73.70%) Java
2 217 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 205 (50.87%) Python
4 190 (47.15%) JavaScript
5 177 (43.92%) Jenkins
6 171 (42.43%) Scrum
7 160 (39.70%) DevOps
8 145 (35.98%) Docker
9 123 (30.52%) Linux
10 113 (28.04%) AWS
11 108 (26.80%) Test Automation
12 105 (26.05%) Git (software)
13 104 (25.81%) Ansible
14 103 (25.56%) Opscode Chef
14 103 (25.56%) Ruby
15 95 (23.57%) Kubernetes
16 94 (23.33%) Spring
17 91 (22.58%) Finance
18 88 (21.84%) JIRA
18 88 (21.84%) Continuous Integration
18 88 (21.84%) Terraform
19 86 (21.34%) Azure
20 85 (21.09%) Bash Shell
21 84 (20.84%) TDD
22 83 (20.60%) JUnit
23 79 (19.60%) Software Engineering
24 78 (19.35%) Microservices
25 77 (19.11%) REST
26 74 (18.36%) C#
27 72 (17.87%) 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 38 (9.43%) WebSphere
2 30 (7.44%) Confluence
3 29 (7.20%) Tomcat
4 25 (6.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 25 (6.20%) nginx
5 22 (5.46%) CMS
6 19 (4.71%) Headless CMS
7 13 (3.23%) Cloud Foundry
8 11 (2.73%) Anypoint
8 11 (2.73%) WebLogic
9 10 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (2.23%) Apache
10 9 (2.23%) Apache Spark
10 9 (2.23%) Mule
11 8 (1.99%) Apache Solr
11 8 (1.99%) JBoss
12 7 (1.74%) FileNet
12 7 (1.74%) IIS
13 4 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
14 3 (0.74%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (0.99%) Adobe XD
1 4 (0.99%) InVision
1 4 (0.99%) Photoshop
1 4 (0.99%) Zeplin
2 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.25%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.25%) HFM
2 1 (0.25%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.25%) Magento
2 1 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 113 (28.04%) AWS
2 86 (21.34%) Azure
3 55 (13.65%) GCP
4 27 (6.70%) GitHub
4 27 (6.70%) Serverless
5 24 (5.96%) Azure Stack
5 24 (5.96%) Cloud Computing
5 24 (5.96%) IBM Cloud
6 22 (5.46%) PaaS
7 20 (4.96%) Boomi
8 19 (4.71%) Apigee
9 12 (2.98%) SaaS
10 10 (2.48%) IaaS
11 9 (2.23%) npm
12 8 (1.99%) OpenShift
13 4 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.74%) Google Analytics
14 3 (0.74%) NuGet
14 3 (0.74%) Slack
15 2 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.23%) Firewall
2 10 (2.48%) DSL
3 6 (1.49%) HTTP
4 3 (0.74%) Internet
4 3 (0.74%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (12.16%) SQL Server
2 42 (10.42%) MySQL
3 36 (8.93%) Relational Database
4 33 (8.19%) MongoDB
5 30 (7.44%) NoSQL
6 20 (4.96%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (3.97%) CouchDB
8 15 (3.72%) Big Data
9 14 (3.47%) Apache Cassandra
9 14 (3.47%) Neo4j
9 14 (3.47%) RDBMS
10 11 (2.73%) DB2
10 11 (2.73%) Informix
11 7 (1.74%) Infinispan
11 7 (1.74%) Redis
11 7 (1.74%) SQL Server 2016
12 5 (1.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (1.24%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.99%) Apache Hive
13 4 (0.99%) HBase
Development Applications
1 177 (43.92%) Jenkins
2 105 (26.05%) Git (software)
3 88 (21.84%) JIRA
4 83 (20.60%) JUnit
5 65 (16.13%) Maven
6 63 (15.63%) Selenium
7 58 (14.39%) Cucumber
8 42 (10.42%) Gradle
9 41 (10.17%) Spock
10 35 (8.68%) TeamCity
11 34 (8.44%) WebDriver
12 27 (6.70%) gulp
13 26 (6.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 24 (5.96%) Mockito
15 22 (5.46%) SoapUI
16 17 (4.22%) Vagrant
17 16 (3.97%) GitLab
17 16 (3.97%) JMeter
18 15 (3.72%) IBM UrbanCode
18 15 (3.72%) Subversion
General
1 91 (22.58%) Finance
2 66 (16.38%) Banking
3 57 (14.14%) Retail
4 13 (3.23%) Games
5 10 (2.48%) Advertising
6 3 (0.74%) Law
7 2 (0.50%) Back Office
7 2 (0.50%) Legal
7 2 (0.50%) Marketing
7 2 (0.50%) Publishing
8 1 (0.25%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 146 (36.23%) Developer
2 106 (26.30%) Java Developer
3 84 (20.84%) DevOps Engineer
4 41 (10.17%) Java Engineer
5 37 (9.18%) Software Engineer
6 33 (8.19%) Java Software Engineer
7 31 (7.69%) Software Developer
8 28 (6.95%) Cloud Engineer
9 27 (6.70%) Java Software Developer
10 20 (4.96%) Architect
10 20 (4.96%) QA Engineer
11 19 (4.71%) E-Commerce Engineer
12 18 (4.47%) Lead Software Engineer
12 18 (4.47%) Technical Leader
13 17 (4.22%) Analyst
13 17 (4.22%) Senior DevOps
13 17 (4.22%) Technical Engineer
14 16 (3.97%) Senior Developer
15 14 (3.47%) Test Analyst
15 14 (3.47%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (23.33%) Spring
2 77 (19.11%) REST
3 63 (15.63%) HTML
4 57 (14.14%) Web Services
5 51 (12.66%) CSS
6 49 (12.16%) RESTful
7 46 (11.41%) SOAP
8 45 (11.17%) .NET
8 45 (11.17%) XML
9 43 (10.67%) Hibernate
10 41 (10.17%) JSON
11 38 (9.43%) J2EE
12 34 (8.44%) Spring Boot
13 28 (6.95%) Kafka
14 24 (5.96%) jQuery
14 24 (5.96%) Node.js
15 23 (5.71%) Middleware
16 19 (4.71%) AngularJS
16 19 (4.71%) Spring Integration
17 17 (4.22%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.93%) Greenfield Project
2 33 (8.19%) Enterprise Software
3 29 (7.20%) Cloud Native
4 25 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (5.96%) Hybrid Cloud
5 24 (5.96%) Public Cloud
6 20 (4.96%) Virtual Team
7 18 (4.47%) iPad
7 18 (4.47%) Mobile App
8 14 (3.47%) Renewable Energy
9 11 (2.73%) Self-Motivation
10 10 (2.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 8 (1.99%) PMI
12 7 (1.74%) DataPower
13 6 (1.49%) User Experience
14 5 (1.24%) Hedge funds
15 4 (0.99%) NHS
16 3 (0.74%) N-Tier
17 1 (0.25%) Animation
17 1 (0.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 123 (30.52%) Linux
2 70 (17.37%) Windows
3 22 (5.46%) Windows Server
4 16 (3.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (3.72%) Android
5 15 (3.72%) Apple iOS
6 14 (3.47%) Unix
7 7 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.50%) AIX
8 2 (0.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (42.43%) Scrum
3 160 (39.70%) DevOps
4 108 (26.80%) Test Automation
5 88 (21.84%) Continuous Integration
6 84 (20.84%) TDD
7 79 (19.60%) Software Engineering
8 78 (19.35%) Microservices
9 72 (17.87%) Problem-Solving
10 66 (16.38%) Fintech
11 54 (13.40%) Kanban
12 51 (12.66%) MVC
13 47 (11.66%) BDD
14 46 (11.41%) Mentoring
15 43 (10.67%) Acceptance Criteria
15 43 (10.67%) E-Commerce
15 43 (10.67%) Infrastructure as Code
16 40 (9.93%) Computer Science
16 40 (9.93%) OO
17 34 (8.44%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 297 (73.70%) Java
2 205 (50.87%) Python
3 190 (47.15%) JavaScript
4 103 (25.56%) Ruby
5 85 (21.09%) Bash Shell
6 74 (18.36%) C#
7 69 (17.12%) SQL
8 51 (12.66%) Scala
9 47 (11.66%) Java 8
10 35 (8.68%) Shell Script
11 30 (7.44%) Go
12 26 (6.45%) PowerShell
13 25 (6.20%) Perl
14 16 (3.97%) Clojure
15 14 (3.47%) Kotlin
16 11 (2.73%) C++
17 8 (1.99%) TypeScript
18 7 (1.74%) ES6
19 5 (1.24%) PHP
20 3 (0.74%) Korn
Qualifications
1 39 (9.68%) Degree
2 11 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (1.99%) PMI Certification
4 5 (1.24%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.24%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.24%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.50%) ISEB
5 2 (0.50%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.25%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (10.42%) QA
2 5 (1.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 145 (35.98%) Docker
2 19 (4.71%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.99%) HDFS
4 3 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.50%) Firmware
5 2 (0.50%) oVirt
5 2 (0.50%) RHEV
6 1 (0.25%) LXC
6 1 (0.25%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 104 (25.81%) Ansible
2 103 (25.56%) Opscode Chef
3 95 (23.57%) Kubernetes
4 88 (21.84%) Terraform
5 71 (17.62%) Puppet
6 19 (4.71%) Istio
6 19 (4.71%) Kibana
7 18 (4.47%) Knative
8 17 (4.22%) Salt
9 11 (2.73%) Grafana
10 9 (2.23%) Prometheus
11 8 (1.99%) Nagios
12 5 (1.24%) Graphite
12 5 (1.24%) Opsview
13 3 (0.74%) Docker Swarm
14 2 (0.50%) Consul
14 2 (0.50%) HAProxy
14 2 (0.50%) yum
14 2 (0.50%) ZABBIX
15 1 (0.25%) logstash
Vendors
1 72 (17.87%) Oracle
2 65 (16.13%) IBM
3 40 (9.93%) MuleSoft
4 39 (9.68%) Google
5 30 (7.44%) Adobe
6 26 (6.45%) SAP
7 25 (6.20%) Splunk
8 24 (5.96%) Microsoft
9 20 (4.96%) Dell
10 18 (4.47%) Salesforce.com
11 17 (4.22%) Dynatrace
11 17 (4.22%) New Relic
12 16 (3.97%) Red Hat
13 9 (2.23%) SaltStack
14 7 (1.74%) Cognos
14 7 (1.74%) Netezza
15 5 (1.24%) hybris
16 4 (0.99%) Cypress Semiconductor
17 3 (0.74%) ATG
17 3 (0.74%) VMware