Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Groovy
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 632 558 570
Rank change year-on-year -74 +12 +105
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 627 849 899
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.48% 0.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.67% 0.86% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 473 629 832
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +11.11%

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 93,173 98,186 102,101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.65% 55.34% 52.64%
Number of salaries quoted 77,435 80,652 88,246
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -66 597 £62,500 +4.17% 95
London -70 357 £70,000 - 46
UK excluding London +2 262 £47,500 +5.56% 58
South East -5 76 £50,000 - 14
North of England +55 66 £50,000 +17.65% 15
North West +30 55 £50,000 +17.65% 10
East of England +35 35 £45,000 +16.13% 10
Midlands +27 33 £38,500 -23.95% 7
South West -31 31 £47,500 +5.56% 3
West Midlands +31 24 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Wales +17 16 £55,000 +12.82% 4
Yorkshire +18 10 £60,000 +49.07% 4
East Midlands +7 9 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Scotland -4 8 £55,000 +22.22% 3
North East -18 1 £45,000 -5.26% 1

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 520 (82.93%) Java
2 393 (62.68%) Agile Software Development
3 231 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 227 (36.20%) Spring
5 214 (34.13%) Linux
6 192 (30.62%) TDD
7 185 (29.51%) Jenkins
8 173 (27.59%) Python
9 170 (27.11%) Scala
10 166 (26.48%) Amazon AWS
10 166 (26.48%) DevOps
11 165 (26.32%) Web Services
12 163 (26.00%) Finance
12 163 (26.00%) Docker
13 161 (25.68%) SQL
14 158 (25.20%) Software Engineering
15 153 (24.40%) Test Automation
16 148 (23.60%) RESTful
16 148 (23.60%) HTML
17 145 (23.13%) Git (software)
18 136 (21.69%) BDD
19 134 (21.37%) Continuous Integration
20 127 (20.26%) Scrum
21 126 (20.10%) CSS
21 126 (20.10%) Microservices
22 117 (18.66%) JIRA
23 112 (17.86%) REST
24 108 (17.22%) Oracle
25 103 (16.43%) Problem-Solving
26 91 (14.51%) Hibernate

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 58 (9.25%) Tomcat
2 38 (6.06%) WebSphere
3 37 (5.90%) Elasticsearch
4 28 (4.47%) JBoss
5 26 (4.15%) Confluence
6 25 (3.99%) Apache
7 23 (3.67%) WebLogic
8 19 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 17 (2.71%) Apache Spark
10 14 (2.23%) WildFly
11 11 (1.75%) CMS
11 11 (1.75%) nginx
12 10 (1.59%) Jetty
13 9 (1.44%) Anypoint
14 6 (0.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 6 (0.96%) Alfresco
14 6 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
14 6 (0.96%) Mule
15 4 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
15 4 (0.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.48%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.16%) HipChat
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.59%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.48%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 166 (26.48%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (8.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (4.47%) Google Cloud Platform
4 23 (3.67%) GitHub
5 15 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (2.23%) OpenShift
6 14 (2.23%) Serverless
7 10 (1.59%) npm
8 9 (1.44%) Runscope
9 8 (1.28%) Amazon S3
9 8 (1.28%) PaaS
10 7 (1.12%) CloudBees
11 6 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (0.96%) Stackdriver
12 5 (0.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 4 (0.64%) BrowserStack
13 4 (0.64%) IaaS
13 4 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.15%) HTTP
2 24 (3.83%) Internet
3 20 (3.19%) TCP/IP
4 18 (2.87%) IPv4
4 18 (2.87%) IPv6
5 10 (1.59%) Firewall
6 9 (1.44%) Wireshark
7 8 (1.28%) LAN
8 7 (1.12%) SMS
9 4 (0.64%) CDMA
9 4 (0.64%) GSM
9 4 (0.64%) LTE
9 4 (0.64%) UMTS
10 3 (0.48%) PPP
11 2 (0.32%) OpenVPN
11 2 (0.32%) SSL
11 2 (0.32%) VPN
12 1 (0.16%) FIX Connectivity
12 1 (0.16%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 65 (10.37%) Relational Database
3 64 (10.21%) NoSQL
4 58 (9.25%) MySQL
5 45 (7.18%) Apache Cassandra
6 43 (6.86%) PostgreSQL
7 34 (5.42%) MongoDB
8 29 (4.63%) Hadoop
9 28 (4.47%) Neo4j
10 24 (3.83%) Big Data
11 18 (2.87%) InfluxDB
12 12 (1.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 12 (1.91%) HBase
13 10 (1.59%) Infinispan
14 9 (1.44%) Redis
15 8 (1.28%) RDBMS
16 7 (1.12%) MariaDB
16 7 (1.12%) Oracle Database
17 6 (0.96%) Amazon Aurora
17 6 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 185 (29.51%) Jenkins
2 145 (23.13%) Git (software)
3 117 (18.66%) JIRA
4 85 (13.56%) JUnit
4 85 (13.56%) Selenium
5 68 (10.85%) Maven
6 62 (9.89%) Cucumber
7 57 (9.09%) Gradle
8 45 (7.18%) Eclipse
9 43 (6.86%) Spock
10 38 (6.06%) SoapUI
11 34 (5.42%) JMeter
12 27 (4.31%) WebDriver
13 26 (4.15%) IntelliJ
14 25 (3.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 23 (3.67%) Ant
15 23 (3.67%) Sonatype Nexus
16 21 (3.35%) TeamCity
17 19 (3.03%) Mockito
17 19 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 163 (26.00%) Finance
2 43 (6.86%) Retail
3 25 (3.99%) Games
4 18 (2.87%) Back Office
4 18 (2.87%) Front Office
5 11 (1.75%) Automotive
6 10 (1.59%) Banking
7 8 (1.28%) Law
8 6 (0.96%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.48%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.48%) Marketing
9 3 (0.48%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.32%) Advertising
10 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.32%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.16%) Electronics
11 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 332 (52.95%) Developer
2 273 (43.54%) Java Developer
3 107 (17.07%) Senior Developer
4 100 (15.95%) Senior Java Developer
5 76 (12.12%) Software Developer
6 74 (11.80%) DevOps Engineer
7 51 (8.13%) Java Software Developer
8 43 (6.86%) Software Engineer
9 31 (4.94%) Java Engineer
10 26 (4.15%) Agile Developer
10 26 (4.15%) Agile Java Developer
10 26 (4.15%) Tester
11 25 (3.99%) AWS Developer
12 21 (3.35%) Automation Tester
12 21 (3.35%) Development Manager
12 21 (3.35%) Lead Developer
13 19 (3.03%) Architect
13 19 (3.03%) Cloud Engineer
13 19 (3.03%) Linux Engineer
14 18 (2.87%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (36.20%) Spring
2 165 (26.32%) Web Services
3 148 (23.60%) HTML
3 148 (23.60%) RESTful
4 126 (20.10%) CSS
5 112 (17.86%) REST
6 91 (14.51%) Grails
6 91 (14.51%) Hibernate
7 86 (13.72%) AngularJS
8 80 (12.76%) Spring Boot
9 72 (11.48%) J2EE
10 66 (10.53%) XML
11 65 (10.37%) HTML5
12 62 (9.89%) SOAP
13 60 (9.57%) jQuery
14 54 (8.61%) React
15 52 (8.29%) Node.js
16 50 (7.97%) .NET
17 48 (7.66%) JSON
18 44 (7.02%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 49 (7.81%) Fintech
2 45 (7.18%) Enterprise Software
3 31 (4.94%) Greenfield Project
4 30 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (4.63%) Hedge funds
6 27 (4.31%) Computer Science
7 19 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
8 16 (2.55%) Algorithms
9 14 (2.23%) Data Structures
10 13 (2.07%) iPad
10 13 (2.07%) Self-Motivation
11 10 (1.59%) Smart Meter
12 8 (1.28%) Mobile App
13 6 (0.96%) Cloud Native
13 6 (0.96%) Public Cloud
14 5 (0.80%) Management Information System
15 4 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
15 4 (0.64%) Reinsurance
15 4 (0.64%) Wiki
16 3 (0.48%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 214 (34.13%) Linux
2 59 (9.41%) Unix
3 30 (4.78%) Windows
4 22 (3.51%) CentOS
5 20 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (3.19%) Ubuntu
6 18 (2.87%) FreeBSD
7 16 (2.55%) Android
8 15 (2.39%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.48%) Debian
10 2 (0.32%) Solaris
10 2 (0.32%) SUSE
11 1 (0.16%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.16%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.16%) SmartOS
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 393 (62.68%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (30.62%) TDD
3 166 (26.48%) DevOps
4 158 (25.20%) Software Engineering
5 153 (24.40%) Test Automation
6 136 (21.69%) BDD
7 134 (21.37%) Continuous Integration
8 127 (20.26%) Scrum
9 126 (20.10%) Microservices
10 103 (16.43%) Problem-Solving
11 89 (14.19%) Continuous Delivery
12 75 (11.96%) Unit Testing
13 72 (11.48%) SDLC
14 71 (11.32%) MVC
15 57 (9.09%) Open Source
16 54 (8.61%) OO
17 43 (6.86%) Continuous Improvement
18 38 (6.06%) Configuration Management
19 37 (5.90%) Pair Programming
20 36 (5.74%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 520 (82.93%) Java
2 231 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 173 (27.59%) Python
4 170 (27.11%) Scala
5 161 (25.68%) SQL
6 84 (13.40%) Ruby
7 66 (10.53%) Bash Shell
7 66 (10.53%) C#
8 61 (9.73%) Java 8
9 53 (8.45%) Clojure
10 50 (7.97%) Shell Script
11 35 (5.58%) Kotlin
12 33 (5.26%) PHP
13 29 (4.63%) C++
14 28 (4.47%) PowerShell
15 25 (3.99%) Perl
16 16 (2.55%) Jython
17 15 (2.39%) PL/SQL
18 14 (2.23%) Go
19 12 (1.91%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (6.38%) Degree
2 19 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.71%) ISTQB
4 15 (2.39%) SC Cleared
5 13 (2.07%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (1.91%) ISEB
7 8 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.80%) AWS Certification
8 5 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.64%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (0.64%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (0.64%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 3 (0.48%) LPIC
10 3 (0.48%) OSCP
11 2 (0.32%) CCIE
11 2 (0.32%) CCNP
11 2 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.16%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (11.32%) QA
2 12 (1.91%) GCP
3 3 (0.48%) DICOM
4 2 (0.32%) ISO 13485
4 2 (0.32%) ISO 26262
4 2 (0.32%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.32%) MiFID
4 2 (0.32%) PMO
5 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 163 (26.00%) Docker
2 8 (1.28%) HDFS
2 8 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.48%) NFS
6 2 (0.32%) iptables
6 2 (0.32%) LXC
6 2 (0.32%) Varnish
7 1 (0.16%) oVirt
7 1 (0.16%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 86 (13.72%) Kubernetes
2 78 (12.44%) Ansible
3 58 (9.25%) Terraform
4 48 (7.66%) Puppet
5 46 (7.34%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (3.19%) Prometheus
7 19 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
8 18 (2.87%) Icinga
9 11 (1.75%) Marathon
10 6 (0.96%) Packer
11 5 (0.80%) HP ALM
11 5 (0.80%) Salt
12 4 (0.64%) CA Service Virtualization
12 4 (0.64%) Grafana
13 3 (0.48%) Mesos
14 2 (0.32%) Consul
14 2 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
14 2 (0.32%) Graphite
14 2 (0.32%) HAProxy
14 2 (0.32%) Rancher
Vendors
1 108 (17.22%) Oracle
2 32 (5.10%) Splunk
3 27 (4.31%) Atlassian
4 25 (3.99%) Google
5 23 (3.67%) IBM
5 23 (3.67%) Red Hat
6 19 (3.03%) AppDynamics
6 19 (3.03%) Microsoft
7 16 (2.55%) MuleSoft
8 14 (2.23%) Remedy
8 14 (2.23%) ServiceNow
9 13 (2.07%) SAP
10 12 (1.91%) hybris
11 11 (1.75%) HP
12 9 (1.44%) Capita
13 6 (0.96%) Adobe
13 6 (0.96%) VMware
14 5 (0.80%) CA
15 4 (0.64%) Cisco
15 4 (0.64%) TIBCO