Period
to 20 April 2021

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 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Groovy
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 552 598 676
Rank change year-on-year +46 +78 -59
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 316 382 492
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.35% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.68% 0.64% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 234 317 404
10th Percentile £46,625 £37,500 £35,375
25th Percentile £52,500 £43,750 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - -7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £70,000 £82,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £96,250 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -

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 46,401 60,080 80,908
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.97% 54.63% 54.44%
Number of salaries quoted 37,552 50,074 66,939
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% +2.27%

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Groovy as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Groovy in the UK

Groovy
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Groovy.

Salary trend for Groovy in the UK

Groovy
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Groovy over the 6 months to 20 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Groovy in the UK

Groovy
Top 17 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 20 April 2021. 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 +93 289 £60,000 -4.00% 80
UK excluding London +73 165 £60,000 +20.00% 42
London +59 135 £65,000 -7.14% 48
North of England +71 79 £60,000 +9.34% 10
Work from Home -94 67 £65,000 +8.33% 17
Yorkshire +51 59 £60,000 +20.00% 5
South East +49 39 £70,000 - 12
North West +29 18 £60,000 +2.13% 4
East of England +68 14 £65,000 +25.60%
Midlands +30 14 £50,000 +21.95% 10
East Midlands - 10 £50,000 - 4
South West -9 7 £51,000 +7.37% 1
Wales +27 6 £60,700 +42.82%
Scotland -8 5 £67,500 +58.82% 6
West Midlands +7 4 £65,000 +58.54% 6
North East - 2 £30,500 - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £80,000 - 4

For the 6 months to 20 April 2021, 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.

1 244 (77.22%) Java
2 210 (66.46%) DevOps
3 204 (64.56%) Python
4 193 (61.08%) Agile Software Development
5 185 (58.54%) Jenkins
6 182 (57.59%) Docker
7 167 (52.85%) JavaScript
8 164 (51.90%) Kubernetes
9 150 (47.47%) Terraform
10 131 (41.46%) Ansible
11 120 (37.97%) Azure
12 115 (36.39%) Bash Shell
13 114 (36.08%) SQL
14 108 (34.18%) PostgreSQL
15 107 (33.86%) Linux
16 105 (33.23%) AWS
17 101 (31.96%) Ruby
18 99 (31.33%) Infrastructure as Code
19 98 (31.01%) Git (software)
20 96 (30.38%) Opscode Chef
21 95 (30.06%) MySQL
22 87 (27.53%) PowerShell
23 85 (26.90%) Problem-Solving
24 82 (25.95%) Go
25 81 (25.63%) C#
26 79 (25.00%) MongoDB
27 77 (24.37%) Linux Command Line
27 77 (24.37%) Continuous Integration
28 72 (22.78%) Spring
29 70 (22.15%) Finance

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 34 (10.76%) Confluence
2 32 (10.13%) Apache
3 13 (4.11%) Apache Spark
3 13 (4.11%) GemFire
4 12 (3.80%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (3.48%) Tomcat
6 9 (2.85%) Apache Solr
7 8 (2.53%) nginx
8 3 (0.95%) Anypoint
8 3 (0.95%) Mule
8 3 (0.95%) Mule ESB
8 3 (0.95%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.63%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.32%) MTS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.27%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.63%) SAP CRM
2 2 (0.63%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.63%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.63%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 120 (37.97%) Azure
2 105 (33.23%) AWS
3 63 (19.94%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 54 (17.09%) Pulumi
5 53 (16.77%) Datadog
6 43 (13.61%) GCP
7 25 (7.91%) SaaS
8 19 (6.01%) GitHub
8 19 (6.01%) PaaS
9 17 (5.38%) IaaS
10 14 (4.43%) Slack
11 13 (4.11%) Serverless
12 11 (3.48%) OpenShift
13 10 (3.16%) AWS CloudFormation
14 8 (2.53%) Azure Active Directory
14 8 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
15 4 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
15 4 (1.27%) Amazon EKS
15 4 (1.27%) Amazon S3
15 4 (1.27%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.11%) Firewall
2 11 (3.48%) HTTP
3 10 (3.16%) TCP/IP
4 9 (2.85%) DNS
4 9 (2.85%) FTP
5 8 (2.53%) IMAP
5 8 (2.53%) SMTP
6 4 (1.27%) DSL
7 3 (0.95%) Modbus
7 3 (0.95%) VPN
8 2 (0.63%) Internet
9 1 (0.32%) 5G
9 1 (0.32%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (34.18%) PostgreSQL
2 95 (30.06%) MySQL
3 79 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 68 (21.52%) Redis
5 66 (20.89%) MariaDB
6 63 (19.94%) Azure SQL Database
7 29 (9.18%) Relational Database
8 18 (5.70%) NoSQL
9 15 (4.75%) HBase
9 15 (4.75%) SQL Server
10 10 (3.16%) Big Data
11 9 (2.85%) Couchbase
11 9 (2.85%) RDBMS
12 7 (2.22%) Hazelcast
13 2 (0.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.63%) SAP HANA
14 1 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.32%) HSQLDB
14 1 (0.32%) Impala
14 1 (0.32%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 185 (58.54%) Jenkins
2 98 (31.01%) Git (software)
3 65 (20.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 55 (17.41%) Cucumber
5 52 (16.46%) JIRA
6 48 (15.19%) Gradle
7 40 (12.66%) IntelliJ
8 32 (10.13%) Maven
9 31 (9.81%) Bitbucket
10 30 (9.49%) Sonatype Nexus
11 29 (9.18%) JUnit
11 29 (9.18%) Selenium
12 26 (8.23%) Eclipse
13 19 (6.01%) JMeter
13 19 (6.01%) WebDriver
14 18 (5.70%) Appium
14 18 (5.70%) Zephyr
15 16 (5.06%) TestComplete
15 16 (5.06%) Vagrant
16 15 (4.75%) Protractor
General
1 70 (22.15%) Finance
2 39 (12.34%) Banking
3 28 (8.86%) Law
4 21 (6.65%) Games
5 20 (6.33%) Retail
6 11 (3.48%) Marketing
7 9 (2.85%) Electronics
8 7 (2.22%) Public Sector
9 3 (0.95%) Legal
10 2 (0.63%) Avionics
10 2 (0.63%) Back Office
10 2 (0.63%) Local Government
11 1 (0.32%) Advertising
11 1 (0.32%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 105 (33.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 87 (27.53%) Developer
3 70 (22.15%) Azure Engineer
4 64 (20.25%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 60 (18.99%) Azure DevOps
6 58 (18.35%) Java Developer
7 24 (7.59%) Cloud Engineer
7 24 (7.59%) Software Engineer
8 20 (6.33%) Test Engineer
9 17 (5.38%) Senior Developer
10 16 (5.06%) Java Engineer
11 14 (4.43%) AWS Engineer
11 14 (4.43%) Consultant
11 14 (4.43%) Software Developer
12 13 (4.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 13 (4.11%) Site Reliability Engineer
13 12 (3.80%) Senior Consultant
13 12 (3.80%) Senior Test Engineer
13 12 (3.80%) Test Automation Engineer
14 10 (3.16%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (22.78%) Spring
2 50 (15.82%) RESTful
3 41 (12.97%) Node.js
4 37 (11.71%) CSS
5 33 (10.44%) HTML
6 31 (9.81%) JSON
6 31 (9.81%) Kafka
7 27 (8.54%) AngularJS
7 27 (8.54%) React
7 27 (8.54%) Spring Boot
8 25 (7.91%) Web Services
9 20 (6.33%) HTML5
10 18 (5.70%) Grails
10 18 (5.70%) Hibernate
11 16 (5.06%) Gherkin
12 15 (4.75%) REST
12 15 (4.75%) XML
13 14 (4.43%) OpenJDK
14 13 (4.11%) Redux
14 13 (4.11%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 77 (24.37%) Linux Command Line
2 22 (6.96%) Self-Motivation
3 18 (5.70%) Public Cloud
4 14 (4.43%) e-Learning
5 12 (3.80%) Algorithms
6 9 (2.85%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.53%) iPad
7 8 (2.53%) NHS
8 6 (1.90%) Cybercrime
9 5 (1.58%) SWIFT
9 5 (1.58%) User Experience
10 4 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.27%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.95%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.95%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.95%) Derivative
11 3 (0.95%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.95%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 3 (0.95%) SCADA
12 2 (0.63%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 107 (33.86%) Linux
2 47 (14.87%) Windows
3 37 (11.71%) Unix
4 18 (5.70%) CentOS
5 9 (2.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.22%) Android
7 3 (0.95%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.63%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.63%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (66.46%) DevOps
2 193 (61.08%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (31.33%) Infrastructure as Code
4 85 (26.90%) Problem-Solving
5 77 (24.37%) Continuous Integration
6 65 (20.57%) Microservices
7 63 (19.94%) Configuration Management
8 62 (19.62%) Scrum
9 60 (18.99%) Test Automation
10 59 (18.67%) TDD
11 57 (18.04%) Analytics
12 53 (16.77%) Web Application Development
13 50 (15.82%) Software Engineering
14 44 (13.92%) BDD
15 38 (12.03%) Continuous Delivery
16 36 (11.39%) Kanban
17 27 (8.54%) Site Reliability Engineering
18 25 (7.91%) Computer Science
19 23 (7.28%) OO
19 23 (7.28%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 244 (77.22%) Java
2 204 (64.56%) Python
3 167 (52.85%) JavaScript
4 115 (36.39%) Bash Shell
5 114 (36.08%) SQL
6 101 (31.96%) Ruby
7 87 (27.53%) PowerShell
8 82 (25.95%) Go
9 81 (25.63%) C#
10 65 (20.57%) TypeScript
11 58 (18.35%) PHP
12 45 (14.24%) Scala
13 26 (8.23%) Java 8
14 24 (7.59%) Shell Script
15 15 (4.75%) C++
16 13 (4.11%) Perl
17 9 (2.85%) PL/SQL
18 8 (2.53%) Kotlin
19 4 (1.27%) ES6
20 3 (0.95%) Rust
Qualifications
1 27 (8.54%) Security Cleared
2 26 (8.23%) Degree
3 21 (6.65%) SC Cleared
4 14 (4.43%) OCP
4 14 (4.43%) Oracle Certification
5 7 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.90%) AWS Certification
6 6 (1.90%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.58%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.27%) TOGAF Certification
9 3 (0.95%) MCSA
10 2 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.63%) SAP Certification
11 1 (0.32%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.16%) QA
2 5 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.95%) IEC 61131
4 2 (0.63%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 182 (57.59%) Docker
2 23 (7.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.11%) Active Directory
3 13 (4.11%) HDFS
4 3 (0.95%) Firmware
4 3 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 164 (51.90%) Kubernetes
2 150 (47.47%) Terraform
3 131 (41.46%) Ansible
4 96 (30.38%) Opscode Chef
5 60 (18.99%) Puppet
6 55 (17.41%) Grafana
6 55 (17.41%) Prometheus
7 15 (4.75%) Packer
8 4 (1.27%) Consul
8 4 (1.27%) HAProxy
8 4 (1.27%) logstash
8 4 (1.27%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.63%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.63%) Istio
9 2 (0.63%) yum
10 1 (0.32%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.32%) Kibana
Vendors
1 54 (17.09%) SaltStack
2 53 (16.77%) New Relic
3 40 (12.66%) Oracle
4 33 (10.44%) Microsoft
5 32 (10.13%) Google
6 26 (8.23%) VMware
7 22 (6.96%) Atlassian
8 14 (4.43%) Aquila
9 13 (4.11%) Okta
10 8 (2.53%) ServiceNow
11 7 (2.22%) Splunk
12 4 (1.27%) Perforce
12 4 (1.27%) SAP
12 4 (1.27%) Solace
13 3 (0.95%) MuleSoft
13 3 (0.95%) Red Hat
14 2 (0.63%) CA Agile Central
14 2 (0.63%) hybris
14 2 (0.63%) Micro Focus
14 2 (0.63%) Salesforce.com