Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Groovy
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 544 553 626
Rank change year-on-year +9 +73 +168
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 826 865 859
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.45% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.83% 0.86% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 601 811 761
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +21.05%
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £81,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +14.12%

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 99821 100632 111622
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.27% 52.91% 51.73%
Number of salaries quoted 82213 86844 95422
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +1.27%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 -5 775 £60,000 +4.35% 48
London +12 523 £70,000 +12.00% 34
UK excluding London -7 291 £47,500 -5.00% 16
South East 0 93 £55,000 +10.00% 2
South West +39 61 £47,500 +5.56% 2
North of England -34 56 £42,500 -10.53% 5
North West -24 43 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Midlands +10 29 £52,500 +5.00%
West Midlands +8 24 £52,500 -16.00%
Scotland +7 22 £40,000 -20.00% 2
East of England +10 13 £46,250 +15.63% 5
Yorkshire 0 12 £38,750 -13.89% 3
Wales +3 11 £50,000 +33.33%
Northern Ireland - 6 - -
East Midlands +14 5 £37,500 -16.67%
North East +4 1 £47,500 -7.32%

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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.

1 742 (89.83%) Java
2 543 (65.74%) Agile Software Development
3 392 (47.46%) Spring
4 366 (44.31%) JavaScript
5 293 (35.47%) Jenkins
6 262 (31.72%) Scrum
7 261 (31.60%) TDD
8 253 (30.63%) Maven
8 253 (30.63%) Git (software)
9 245 (29.66%) DevOps
10 236 (28.57%) Python
11 234 (28.33%) Amazon AWS
12 231 (27.97%) Finance
13 225 (27.24%) JUnit
14 216 (26.15%) Continuous Integration
15 204 (24.70%) RESTful
16 203 (24.58%) SQL
16 203 (24.58%) Linux
17 200 (24.21%) Test Automation
18 194 (23.49%) HTML
19 192 (23.24%) Web Services
20 176 (21.31%) CSS
21 175 (21.19%) SOAP
22 171 (20.70%) Software Engineering
22 171 (20.70%) REST
23 165 (19.98%) Hibernate
24 161 (19.49%) NoSQL
24 161 (19.49%) BDD
25 160 (19.37%) QA
26 154 (18.64%) Tomcat

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
1 154 (18.64%) Tomcat
2 121 (14.65%) Apache
3 78 (9.44%) nginx
4 72 (8.72%) JBoss
5 61 (7.38%) WebSphere
6 55 (6.66%) Elasticsearch
7 42 (5.08%) Cloud Foundry
8 38 (4.60%) Confluence
9 18 (2.18%) Mule
10 17 (2.06%) Jetty
10 17 (2.06%) WebLogic
11 16 (1.94%) Mule ESB
12 14 (1.69%) IIS
13 12 (1.45%) Anypoint
13 12 (1.45%) CMS
13 12 (1.45%) GlassFish
14 11 (1.33%) Apache Solr
15 6 (0.73%) Apache Spark
15 6 (0.73%) WildFly
16 5 (0.61%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (0.48%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.12%) HipChat
2 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 27 (3.27%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.12%) assyst
3 1 (0.12%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 234 (28.33%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (6.78%) npm
3 54 (6.54%) PaaS
4 46 (5.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 35 (4.24%) Google Cloud Platform
6 17 (2.06%) SaaS
7 15 (1.82%) GitHub
8 13 (1.57%) Amazon S3
9 10 (1.21%) OpenShift
10 9 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (0.73%) Amazon SQS
13 5 (0.61%) Serverless
13 5 (0.61%) Slack
14 4 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
14 4 (0.48%) CloudBees
14 4 (0.48%) Datadog
15 3 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
16 2 (0.24%) IaaS
16 2 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 72 (8.72%) HTTP
2 37 (4.48%) Internet
3 14 (1.69%) TCP/IP
4 12 (1.45%) DNS
4 12 (1.45%) IMAP
4 12 (1.45%) LDAP
4 12 (1.45%) SMTP
5 10 (1.21%) SMS
6 7 (0.85%) BGP
6 7 (0.85%) Firewall
6 7 (0.85%) Network Security
7 6 (0.73%) SSH
7 6 (0.73%) VPN
8 4 (0.48%) PPP
8 4 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.48%) Wireless
9 3 (0.36%) AMQP
9 3 (0.36%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.36%) SNMP
10 2 (0.24%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (19.49%) NoSQL
2 118 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 103 (12.47%) Apache Cassandra
4 100 (12.11%) SQL Server
5 85 (10.29%) MySQL
6 73 (8.84%) MongoDB
7 56 (6.78%) Redis
8 50 (6.05%) Neo4j
8 50 (6.05%) PostgreSQL
9 46 (5.57%) Big Data
10 37 (4.48%) Hadoop
11 19 (2.30%) Oracle Database
12 13 (1.57%) RDBMS
13 12 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
14 9 (1.09%) Blockchain
15 8 (0.97%) BigQuery
16 6 (0.73%) CouchDB
16 6 (0.73%) Riak
17 5 (0.61%) Infinispan
17 5 (0.61%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 293 (35.47%) Jenkins
2 253 (30.63%) Git (software)
2 253 (30.63%) Maven
3 225 (27.24%) JUnit
4 150 (18.16%) JIRA
5 142 (17.19%) Selenium
6 132 (15.98%) Gradle
7 118 (14.29%) Cucumber
8 89 (10.77%) Subversion
9 85 (10.29%) Ant
10 75 (9.08%) TeamCity
11 69 (8.35%) Spock
12 68 (8.23%) SoapUI
13 62 (7.51%) Mercurial
14 60 (7.26%) WebDriver
15 59 (7.14%) Hudson
16 53 (6.42%) Eclipse
17 52 (6.30%) gulp
18 49 (5.93%) EasyMock
19 45 (5.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 231 (27.97%) Finance
2 86 (10.41%) Banking
3 61 (7.38%) Investment Banking
4 60 (7.26%) Retail
5 59 (7.14%) Retail Banking
6 21 (2.54%) Games
7 18 (2.18%) Front Office
8 14 (1.69%) Marketing
8 14 (1.69%) Publishing
9 10 (1.21%) Legal
10 8 (0.97%) Automotive
11 6 (0.73%) Advertising
12 5 (0.61%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.48%) Electronics
14 3 (0.36%) Telecoms
15 2 (0.24%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.12%) Law
16 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 383 (46.37%) Developer
2 314 (38.01%) Java Developer
3 89 (10.77%) Senior Developer
4 83 (10.05%) DevOps Engineer
4 83 (10.05%) Senior Java Developer
4 83 (10.05%) Software Developer
5 66 (7.99%) Java Engineer
6 63 (7.63%) Java Software Developer
7 59 (7.14%) E-Commerce Developer
7 59 (7.14%) Java E-Commerce Developer
8 51 (6.17%) Software Engineer
9 44 (5.33%) Tester
10 37 (4.48%) Senior Java Engineer
11 31 (3.75%) Agile Developer
11 31 (3.75%) Java Software Engineer
12 30 (3.63%) Agile Java Developer
13 29 (3.51%) Analyst
13 29 (3.51%) JavaScript Developer
13 29 (3.51%) Linux Engineer
14 26 (3.15%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 392 (47.46%) Spring
2 204 (24.70%) RESTful
3 194 (23.49%) HTML
4 192 (23.24%) Web Services
5 176 (21.31%) CSS
6 175 (21.19%) SOAP
7 171 (20.70%) REST
8 165 (19.98%) Hibernate
9 140 (16.95%) AngularJS
10 135 (16.34%) Grails
11 126 (15.25%) XML
12 104 (12.59%) Spring Boot
13 85 (10.29%) jQuery
14 76 (9.20%) Node.js
15 71 (8.60%) JSON
15 71 (8.60%) React
16 65 (7.87%) .NET
17 64 (7.75%) HTML5
17 64 (7.75%) RabbitMQ
18 62 (7.51%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 122 (14.77%) Computer Science
2 56 (6.78%) Algorithms
3 55 (6.66%) Data Structures
4 52 (6.30%) User Experience
5 44 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
6 43 (5.21%) Linux Command Line
7 39 (4.72%) Greenfield Project
8 34 (4.12%) Fintech
9 27 (3.27%) iPad
10 17 (2.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 16 (1.94%) Management Information System
11 16 (1.94%) Mobile App
12 14 (1.69%) Equities
12 14 (1.69%) Reinsurance
13 13 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (0.97%) FMCG
15 7 (0.85%) Cloud Native
15 7 (0.85%) Digital Media
16 6 (0.73%) iSeries
16 6 (0.73%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 203 (24.58%) Linux
2 118 (14.29%) Unix
3 88 (10.65%) Windows
4 21 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (2.42%) CentOS
6 15 (1.82%) CoreOS
7 13 (1.57%) Ubuntu
7 13 (1.57%) Windows Server
8 10 (1.21%) Android
8 10 (1.21%) Apple iOS
8 10 (1.21%) Debian
9 3 (0.36%) Kali Linux
10 2 (0.24%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.12%) AIX
11 1 (0.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 543 (65.74%) Agile Software Development
2 262 (31.72%) Scrum
3 261 (31.60%) TDD
4 245 (29.66%) DevOps
5 216 (26.15%) Continuous Integration
6 200 (24.21%) Test Automation
7 171 (20.70%) Software Engineering
8 161 (19.49%) BDD
9 120 (14.53%) Open Source
10 119 (14.41%) Microservices
11 105 (12.71%) E-Commerce
12 103 (12.47%) Unit Testing
13 100 (12.11%) MVC
14 99 (11.99%) Continuous Delivery
15 92 (11.14%) Front End Development
16 88 (10.65%) Kanban
17 87 (10.53%) OO
18 74 (8.96%) Mentoring
18 74 (8.96%) SDLC
19 62 (7.51%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 742 (89.83%) Java
2 366 (44.31%) JavaScript
3 236 (28.57%) Python
4 203 (24.58%) SQL
5 145 (17.55%) Scala
6 122 (14.77%) Ruby
7 105 (12.71%) C#
8 82 (9.93%) Shell Script
9 66 (7.99%) Bash Shell
10 40 (4.84%) C++
11 38 (4.60%) Clojure
12 29 (3.51%) PHP
13 27 (3.27%) Jython
14 21 (2.54%) Perl
15 19 (2.30%) Go
16 17 (2.06%) C
16 17 (2.06%) Kotlin
17 16 (1.94%) VBScript
18 13 (1.57%) PowerShell
18 13 (1.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 129 (15.62%) Degree
2 55 (6.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (3.15%) SC Cleared
3 26 (3.15%) Security Cleared
4 17 (2.06%) ISTQB
5 12 (1.45%) DV Cleared
6 8 (0.97%) ISEB
6 8 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.24%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.12%) CCNA
9 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.12%) IBM WebSphere Certification
9 1 (0.12%) RHCE
9 1 (0.12%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (19.37%) QA
2 15 (1.82%) ISO 20022
2 15 (1.82%) ISO 8583
3 5 (0.61%) GCP
4 4 (0.48%) SLA
5 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 132 (15.98%) Docker
2 49 (5.93%) Virtual Machines
3 22 (2.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.21%) LXC
5 9 (1.09%) vSphere
6 7 (0.85%) Xen
7 5 (0.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.48%) KVM
9 2 (0.24%) iptables
10 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
10 1 (0.12%) Gluster
10 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 116 (14.04%) Ansible
2 107 (12.95%) Puppet
3 90 (10.90%) Opscode Chef
4 63 (7.63%) Kubernetes
5 26 (3.15%) Terraform
6 14 (1.69%) CA Service Virtualization
6 14 (1.69%) Kibana
7 10 (1.21%) CloudHub
7 10 (1.21%) Grafana
8 9 (1.09%) Marathon
9 8 (0.97%) Prometheus
10 7 (0.85%) rkt
11 6 (0.73%) Nagios
12 5 (0.61%) logstash
12 5 (0.61%) ZABBIX
13 4 (0.48%) Graphite
13 4 (0.48%) HAProxy
13 4 (0.48%) Mesos
13 4 (0.48%) Packer
14 2 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 128 (15.50%) Oracle
2 51 (6.17%) Google
3 47 (5.69%) Perforce
4 46 (5.57%) CA Agile Central
5 42 (5.08%) Sybase
6 40 (4.84%) SAP
7 31 (3.75%) hybris
8 26 (3.15%) IBM
9 25 (3.03%) VMware
10 24 (2.91%) AppDynamics
11 23 (2.78%) Microsoft
11 23 (2.78%) Splunk
12 20 (2.42%) CA
13 17 (2.06%) Apigee
14 16 (1.94%) HP
14 16 (1.94%) Red Hat
15 11 (1.33%) MuleSoft
16 8 (0.97%) ATG
16 8 (0.97%) Concur
17 7 (0.85%) Demandware