Period
to 25 January 2020

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 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Groovy
UK
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 672 672 589
Rank change year-on-year 0 -83 -16
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 373 487 758
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.32% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.55% 0.58% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 318 380 592
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £61,875
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +1.01% +3.13%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £89,125 £107,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - -

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 67,643 83,315 96,643
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.16% 54.90% 55.50%
Number of salaries quoted 55,831 68,922 80,818
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,656 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 January 2020.

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 25 January 2020. 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 -7 337 £65,000 +4.00% 68
London +1 208 £75,000 +7.14% 34
UK excluding London +57 161 £45,000 -10.00% 37
South East +39 48 £47,500 +5.56% 5
North of England +44 33 £50,000 -10.71% 14
North West +42 27 £50,000 -8.26% 9
South West +17 21 £47,500 - 6
Scotland +54 18 £32,500 -31.58% 1
Midlands +33 15 £41,000 -18.00% 4
Wales +5 15 £42,500 -15.00% 2
East of England +74 11 £43,750 -7.89% 5
West Midlands +33 11 £41,869 -35.59% 4
Yorkshire +43 6 £52,500 -30.00% 2
East Midlands +13 4 £31,000 -17.33%

For the 6 months to 25 January 2020, 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.

1 282 (75.60%) Java
2 159 (42.63%) Agile Software Development
3 154 (41.29%) Jenkins
4 152 (40.75%) Python
5 142 (38.07%) JavaScript
6 129 (34.58%) DevOps
7 125 (33.51%) Scrum
8 112 (30.03%) Docker
9 101 (27.08%) Test Automation
9 101 (27.08%) AWS
10 100 (26.81%) Ansible
11 95 (25.47%) Kubernetes
12 87 (23.32%) Git (software)
13 83 (22.25%) Linux
14 82 (21.98%) Ruby
15 78 (20.91%) JIRA
15 78 (20.91%) Continuous Integration
16 77 (20.64%) C#
17 74 (19.84%) Azure
18 73 (19.57%) REST
19 71 (19.03%) Puppet
19 71 (19.03%) Oracle
19 71 (19.03%) Spring
19 71 (19.03%) TDD
19 71 (19.03%) Terraform
20 69 (18.50%) SQL
21 67 (17.96%) Selenium
21 67 (17.96%) Opscode Chef
22 63 (16.89%) Microservices
23 62 (16.62%) Software Engineering

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 42 (11.26%) Confluence
2 26 (6.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 21 (5.63%) CMS
4 20 (5.36%) Headless CMS
5 14 (3.75%) Apache
5 14 (3.75%) nginx
6 12 (3.22%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (3.22%) OpenStack
6 12 (3.22%) WebSphere
7 10 (2.68%) Anypoint
7 10 (2.68%) Apache Solr
8 9 (2.41%) Cloud Foundry
8 9 (2.41%) JBoss
8 9 (2.41%) Mule
8 9 (2.41%) WebLogic
9 8 (2.14%) Apache Spark
10 7 (1.88%) FileNet
11 6 (1.61%) IIS
12 5 (1.34%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.27%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.54%) Adobe XD
2 2 (0.54%) InVision
2 2 (0.54%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.54%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) HFM
1 1 (0.27%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (0.27%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.27%) SAP BRIM
1 1 (0.27%) SAP Convergent Charging
1 1 (0.27%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 101 (27.08%) AWS
2 74 (19.84%) Azure
3 33 (8.85%) GCP
4 24 (6.43%) Serverless
5 23 (6.17%) PaaS
6 22 (5.90%) Boomi
7 20 (5.36%) Apigee
8 18 (4.83%) SaaS
9 16 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
10 14 (3.75%) Amazon EC2
11 13 (3.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 12 (3.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 12 (3.22%) Amazon ELB
12 12 (3.22%) Amazon S3
13 10 (2.68%) Amazon Glacier
14 9 (2.41%) Slack
15 8 (2.14%) GitHub
16 7 (1.88%) Azure Stack
16 7 (1.88%) Google Analytics
16 7 (1.88%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.02%) HTTP
2 13 (3.49%) DSL
3 12 (3.22%) DNS
4 10 (2.68%) FTP
4 10 (2.68%) SMTP
4 10 (2.68%) SSH
5 7 (1.88%) Firewall
6 2 (0.54%) Internet
6 2 (0.54%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.54%) SAN
7 1 (0.27%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.27%) CDMA
7 1 (0.27%) GSM
7 1 (0.27%) LTE
7 1 (0.27%) NAS
7 1 (0.27%) Network Security
7 1 (0.27%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.27%) UMTS
7 1 (0.27%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (10.46%) SQL Server
2 32 (8.58%) Relational Database
3 31 (8.31%) MySQL
4 29 (7.77%) Big Data
5 27 (7.24%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (5.63%) MongoDB
7 17 (4.56%) RDBMS
8 12 (3.22%) Amazon RDS
9 10 (2.68%) NoSQL
10 8 (2.14%) MariaDB
11 7 (1.88%) JasperReports
11 7 (1.88%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (1.61%) Infinispan
12 6 (1.61%) SQL Server 2016
13 5 (1.34%) CouchDB
14 4 (1.07%) Apache Hive
14 4 (1.07%) Hadoop
14 4 (1.07%) HBase
14 4 (1.07%) Redis
Development Applications
1 154 (41.29%) Jenkins
2 87 (23.32%) Git (software)
3 78 (20.91%) JIRA
4 67 (17.96%) Selenium
5 58 (15.55%) Maven
6 54 (14.48%) Cucumber
7 51 (13.67%) JUnit
8 36 (9.65%) Vagrant
9 35 (9.38%) SoapUI
10 34 (9.12%) Spock
11 33 (8.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 33 (8.85%) TeamCity
12 30 (8.04%) Mockito
12 30 (8.04%) Postman
12 30 (8.04%) WebDriver
13 28 (7.51%) Gradle
14 24 (6.43%) Subversion
15 21 (5.63%) GitLab
16 20 (5.36%) gulp
17 19 (5.09%) REST Assured
General
1 60 (16.09%) Finance
2 36 (9.65%) Banking
3 22 (5.90%) Advertising
4 13 (3.49%) Retail
5 10 (2.68%) Games
6 3 (0.80%) Marketing
6 3 (0.80%) Public Sector
7 2 (0.54%) Back Office
7 2 (0.54%) Billing
7 2 (0.54%) Law
8 1 (0.27%) Legal
8 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 143 (38.34%) Developer
2 97 (26.01%) Java Developer
3 73 (19.57%) DevOps Engineer
4 38 (10.19%) Java Engineer
5 35 (9.38%) Software Developer
6 32 (8.58%) Software Engineer
7 31 (8.31%) Java Software Developer
8 27 (7.24%) Architect
9 26 (6.97%) Java Software Engineer
10 21 (5.63%) Integration Developer
10 21 (5.63%) QA Engineer
11 20 (5.36%) E-Commerce Engineer
12 19 (5.09%) Consultant
12 19 (5.09%) Lead Software Engineer
12 19 (5.09%) Senior DevOps
13 18 (4.83%) Technical Engineer
13 18 (4.83%) Technical Leader
14 17 (4.56%) Analyst
15 15 (4.02%) Test Engineer
15 15 (4.02%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (19.57%) REST
2 71 (19.03%) Spring
3 57 (15.28%) Web Services
4 47 (12.60%) SOAP
5 45 (12.06%) RESTful
6 42 (11.26%) HTML
7 39 (10.46%) .NET
8 37 (9.92%) XML
9 35 (9.38%) JSON
10 34 (9.12%) Spring Boot
11 31 (8.31%) CSS
12 28 (7.51%) J2EE
12 28 (7.51%) Kafka
13 23 (6.17%) Middleware
14 22 (5.90%) JMS
15 20 (5.36%) Spring Integration
16 19 (5.09%) Hibernate
17 18 (4.83%) jQuery
18 17 (4.56%) Java EE
18 17 (4.56%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.12%) Cloud Native
2 25 (6.70%) Greenfield Project
3 21 (5.63%) Virtual Team
4 20 (5.36%) iPad
5 15 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (3.75%) Mobile App
7 11 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (2.41%) Management Information System
9 8 (2.14%) PMI
10 7 (1.88%) DataPower
11 6 (1.61%) NHS
11 6 (1.61%) Renewable Energy
12 5 (1.34%) Semantic Web
13 4 (1.07%) Digital Media
13 4 (1.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 2 (0.54%) N-Tier
14 2 (0.54%) Self-Motivation
14 2 (0.54%) User Experience
14 2 (0.54%) W3C
15 1 (0.27%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 83 (22.25%) Linux
2 40 (10.72%) Windows
3 15 (4.02%) Unix
4 14 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (2.95%) Windows Server
6 10 (2.68%) Android
6 10 (2.68%) Apple iOS
6 10 (2.68%) VMS
7 9 (2.41%) CentOS
8 6 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.34%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.54%) AIX
11 1 (0.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (42.63%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (34.58%) DevOps
3 125 (33.51%) Scrum
4 101 (27.08%) Test Automation
5 78 (20.91%) Continuous Integration
6 71 (19.03%) TDD
7 63 (16.89%) Microservices
8 62 (16.62%) Software Engineering
9 48 (12.87%) OO
10 44 (11.80%) Problem-Solving
11 41 (10.99%) Kanban
12 39 (10.46%) MVC
12 39 (10.46%) Performance Testing
13 38 (10.19%) Acceptance Criteria
13 38 (10.19%) Web Development
14 35 (9.38%) E-Commerce
14 35 (9.38%) Mentoring
15 34 (9.12%) BDD
15 34 (9.12%) Unit Testing
16 31 (8.31%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 282 (75.60%) Java
2 152 (40.75%) Python
3 142 (38.07%) JavaScript
4 82 (21.98%) Ruby
5 77 (20.64%) C#
6 69 (18.50%) SQL
7 56 (15.01%) Scala
8 55 (14.75%) Bash Shell
9 39 (10.46%) Java 8
9 39 (10.46%) Perl
10 32 (8.58%) Go
11 28 (7.51%) Shell Script
12 23 (6.17%) Kotlin
13 18 (4.83%) C++
14 15 (4.02%) PowerShell
15 11 (2.95%) Korn
16 9 (2.41%) Clojure
17 7 (1.88%) VB.NET
17 7 (1.88%) VBScript
18 5 (1.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (9.12%) Degree
2 15 (4.02%) Security Cleared
3 14 (3.75%) SC Cleared
4 12 (3.22%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (2.68%) ISTQB
6 8 (2.14%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.34%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.34%) ISEB
7 5 (1.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (10.19%) QA
2 4 (1.07%) Data Quality
System Software
1 112 (30.03%) Docker
2 13 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.95%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (1.88%) KVM
5 4 (1.07%) HDFS
6 3 (0.80%) vSphere
7 2 (0.54%) Firmware
8 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.27%) LXC
8 1 (0.27%) NFS
8 1 (0.27%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 100 (26.81%) Ansible
2 95 (25.47%) Kubernetes
3 71 (19.03%) Puppet
3 71 (19.03%) Terraform
4 67 (17.96%) Opscode Chef
5 26 (6.97%) Kibana
6 22 (5.90%) Istio
7 19 (5.09%) Knative
8 18 (4.83%) Salt
9 17 (4.56%) Nagios
10 16 (4.29%) Grafana
11 9 (2.41%) Docker Swarm
12 7 (1.88%) Packer
13 5 (1.34%) Graphite
13 5 (1.34%) Matomo
13 5 (1.34%) Opsview
13 5 (1.34%) Prometheus
14 3 (0.80%) MOM
14 3 (0.80%) Rancher
15 2 (0.54%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 71 (19.03%) Oracle
2 61 (16.35%) MuleSoft
3 36 (9.65%) IBM
4 35 (9.38%) SAP
5 29 (7.77%) Adobe
6 28 (7.51%) Splunk
7 22 (5.90%) Dell
8 21 (5.63%) Salesforce.com
9 20 (5.36%) Google
10 18 (4.83%) Dynatrace
10 18 (4.83%) New Relic
11 13 (3.49%) VMware
12 8 (2.14%) hybris
13 7 (1.88%) CA
13 7 (1.88%) CA Agile Central
13 7 (1.88%) Cognos
13 7 (1.88%) Micro Focus
13 7 (1.88%) Netezza
13 7 (1.88%) Red Hat
13 7 (1.88%) SaltStack