Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Groovy
UK
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 590 559 680
Rank change year-on-year -31 +121 +84
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 745 800 716
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.47% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.75% 0.86% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 595 682 603
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% - -
10th Percentile £38,750 £35,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £102,500 £102,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%

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 99,489 93,528 106,542
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.08% 54.61% 52.05%
Number of salaries quoted 83,619 79,881 91,986
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 -44 711 £62,500 +8.70% 96
London -5 483 £70,000 +7.69% 49
UK excluding London -67 255 £50,000 +11.11% 55
North of England -34 84 £50,000 +11.11% 16
North West +12 73 £50,000 +11.11% 8
South West +7 44 £47,500 +18.75% 4
South East -52 42 £55,000 +10.00% 16
East of England -4 37 £50,000 +25.00% 9
Midlands -10 20 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Wales +9 14 £40,000 -15.79% 1
West Midlands -4 13 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Scotland -24 13 £40,000 -27.27% 4
Yorkshire -16 11 £40,000 -5.88% 6
East Midlands -2 7 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £40,000 - 3

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 676 (90.74%) Java
2 497 (66.71%) Agile Software Development
3 294 (39.46%) JavaScript
4 284 (38.12%) TDD
5 267 (35.84%) Spring
6 243 (32.62%) Amazon AWS
7 234 (31.41%) Python
8 231 (31.01%) Test Automation
9 213 (28.59%) Finance
9 213 (28.59%) DevOps
10 203 (27.25%) RESTful
11 202 (27.11%) Jenkins
12 191 (25.64%) Scrum
13 190 (25.50%) Linux
14 183 (24.56%) Web Services
15 181 (24.30%) BDD
15 181 (24.30%) Docker
16 169 (22.68%) Software Engineering
17 164 (22.01%) Maven
17 164 (22.01%) Scala
18 160 (21.48%) Git (software)
19 159 (21.34%) Continuous Integration
20 153 (20.54%) REST
21 151 (20.27%) SQL
22 148 (19.87%) HTML
23 147 (19.73%) JUnit
24 143 (19.19%) CSS
25 142 (19.06%) Ruby
26 130 (17.45%) Selenium
26 130 (17.45%) Microservices

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 87 (11.68%) Tomcat
2 75 (10.07%) Apache
3 59 (7.92%) Elasticsearch
4 57 (7.65%) nginx
5 45 (6.04%) JBoss
6 40 (5.37%) Confluence
7 37 (4.97%) WebSphere
8 28 (3.76%) Anypoint
9 26 (3.49%) Cloud Foundry
10 23 (3.09%) WebLogic
11 17 (2.28%) Mule
12 16 (2.15%) Apache Pig
12 16 (2.15%) Jetty
13 13 (1.74%) IIS
14 12 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 10 (1.34%) Apache Solr
16 9 (1.21%) CMS
17 8 (1.07%) Apache Spark
17 8 (1.07%) Ethereum
17 8 (1.07%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 6 (0.81%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.27%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.13%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 37 (4.97%) SAP Hybris
2 8 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.27%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 243 (32.62%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (4.43%) PaaS
4 32 (4.30%) npm
5 31 (4.16%) SaaS
6 27 (3.62%) OpenShift
7 23 (3.09%) GitHub
8 21 (2.82%) Serverless
9 20 (2.68%) Runscope
10 13 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
10 13 (1.74%) Slack
11 9 (1.21%) Amazon S3
11 9 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
12 8 (1.07%) SuccessFactors
13 5 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
14 4 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
14 4 (0.54%) CloudBees
14 4 (0.54%) IaaS
15 3 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (7.11%) HTTP
2 48 (6.44%) Internet
3 22 (2.95%) TCP/IP
4 14 (1.88%) IPv4
4 14 (1.88%) IPv6
5 8 (1.07%) Firewall
6 7 (0.94%) SMS
7 4 (0.54%) DNS
7 4 (0.54%) IMAP
7 4 (0.54%) SMTP
8 3 (0.40%) VPN
8 3 (0.40%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.27%) OpenVPN
9 2 (0.27%) PPP
9 2 (0.27%) PuTTY
9 2 (0.27%) SSH
10 1 (0.13%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.13%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.13%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (13.02%) NoSQL
2 83 (11.14%) MySQL
3 63 (8.46%) SQL Server
4 55 (7.38%) MongoDB
5 53 (7.11%) Relational Database
6 50 (6.71%) Apache Cassandra
7 46 (6.17%) PostgreSQL
8 43 (5.77%) Big Data
9 37 (4.97%) Hadoop
10 27 (3.62%) Neo4j
11 22 (2.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 17 (2.28%) Redis
13 13 (1.74%) InfluxDB
14 12 (1.61%) Oracle Database
15 11 (1.48%) RDBMS
16 10 (1.34%) Apache Hive
16 10 (1.34%) Couchbase
17 8 (1.07%) Blockchain
17 8 (1.07%) Infinispan
18 6 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 202 (27.11%) Jenkins
2 164 (22.01%) Maven
3 160 (21.48%) Git (software)
4 147 (19.73%) JUnit
5 130 (17.45%) Selenium
6 109 (14.63%) Cucumber
7 102 (13.69%) Gradle
8 94 (12.62%) JIRA
9 75 (10.07%) WebDriver
10 66 (8.86%) Spock
11 57 (7.65%) SoapUI
12 39 (5.23%) TeamCity
13 36 (4.83%) Eclipse
14 35 (4.70%) JMeter
15 32 (4.30%) Bitbucket
16 29 (3.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 29 (3.89%) gulp
17 28 (3.76%) Ant
17 28 (3.76%) Subversion
18 27 (3.62%) HP UFT
General
1 213 (28.59%) Finance
2 82 (11.01%) Retail
3 31 (4.16%) Banking
4 26 (3.49%) Legal
5 17 (2.28%) Games
6 13 (1.74%) Law
7 11 (1.48%) Automotive
8 10 (1.34%) Marketing
9 8 (1.07%) Electronics
10 3 (0.40%) Front Office
10 3 (0.40%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.40%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.27%) Publishing
12 1 (0.13%) Advertising
12 1 (0.13%) Back Office
12 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 358 (48.05%) Developer
2 270 (36.24%) Java Developer
3 87 (11.68%) Senior Developer
4 84 (11.28%) DevOps Engineer
5 74 (9.93%) Senior Java Developer
6 69 (9.26%) Software Developer
7 55 (7.38%) Java Engineer
8 47 (6.31%) Software Engineer
9 37 (4.97%) Tester
10 35 (4.70%) Architect
11 33 (4.43%) Java Software Developer
12 29 (3.89%) Development Manager
13 28 (3.76%) Java Architect
14 25 (3.36%) Test Engineer
15 24 (3.22%) Automation Tester
15 24 (3.22%) Test Automation Engineer
16 21 (2.82%) Development Engineer
16 21 (2.82%) Support Engineer
17 20 (2.68%) Integration Engineer
17 20 (2.68%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (35.84%) Spring
2 203 (27.25%) RESTful
3 183 (24.56%) Web Services
4 153 (20.54%) REST
5 148 (19.87%) HTML
6 143 (19.19%) CSS
7 115 (15.44%) Grails
8 103 (13.83%) XML
9 98 (13.15%) AngularJS
10 96 (12.89%) SOAP
11 90 (12.08%) Spring Boot
12 89 (11.95%) Hibernate
13 78 (10.47%) JSON
14 77 (10.34%) Node.js
15 69 (9.26%) .NET
15 69 (9.26%) React
16 61 (8.19%) J2EE
17 58 (7.79%) jQuery
18 57 (7.65%) Kafka
19 51 (6.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 73 (9.80%) Fintech
2 44 (5.91%) Computer Science
3 42 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (3.76%) iPad
5 25 (3.36%) Greenfield Project
6 20 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (2.55%) Algorithms
8 16 (2.15%) Data Structures
9 14 (1.88%) EPoS
10 13 (1.74%) Mobile App
11 11 (1.48%) Smart Meter
12 10 (1.34%) Mainframe
12 10 (1.34%) Reinsurance
13 9 (1.21%) DataPower
13 9 (1.21%) Linux Command Line
14 8 (1.07%) Bitcoin
14 8 (1.07%) Virtual Team
15 5 (0.67%) Equities
15 5 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 5 (0.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 190 (25.50%) Linux
2 82 (11.01%) Unix
3 45 (6.04%) Windows
4 19 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (2.01%) Windows Server
6 13 (1.74%) FreeBSD
7 12 (1.61%) Android
7 12 (1.61%) Apple iOS
8 11 (1.48%) CentOS
9 6 (0.81%) Debian
9 6 (0.81%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.67%) Solaris
11 3 (0.40%) SmartOS
12 2 (0.27%) SUSE
12 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.13%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.13%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 497 (66.71%) Agile Software Development
2 284 (38.12%) TDD
3 231 (31.01%) Test Automation
4 213 (28.59%) DevOps
5 191 (25.64%) Scrum
6 181 (24.30%) BDD
7 169 (22.68%) Software Engineering
8 159 (21.34%) Continuous Integration
9 130 (17.45%) Microservices
10 127 (17.05%) Problem-Solving
11 94 (12.62%) SDLC
12 83 (11.14%) Open Source
13 71 (9.53%) Continuous Delivery
13 71 (9.53%) E-Commerce
14 68 (9.13%) MVC
15 60 (8.05%) Continuous Improvement
15 60 (8.05%) Mentoring
15 60 (8.05%) Unit Testing
16 55 (7.38%) Configuration Management
16 55 (7.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 676 (90.74%) Java
2 294 (39.46%) JavaScript
3 234 (31.41%) Python
4 164 (22.01%) Scala
5 151 (20.27%) SQL
6 142 (19.06%) Ruby
7 89 (11.95%) C#
8 72 (9.66%) Java 8
9 71 (9.53%) C++
10 60 (8.05%) Shell Script
11 58 (7.79%) Clojure
12 56 (7.52%) Bash Shell
13 43 (5.77%) Kotlin
14 35 (4.70%) PHP
15 34 (4.56%) Perl
16 33 (4.43%) Jython
17 18 (2.42%) VBScript
18 17 (2.28%) Go
18 17 (2.28%) PowerShell
19 12 (1.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 84 (11.28%) Degree
2 28 (3.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (1.74%) ISTQB
3 13 (1.74%) SC Cleared
3 13 (1.74%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (0.94%) Numerate Degree
6 6 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.67%) CCIE
8 4 (0.54%) CCNP
9 2 (0.27%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.13%) CCNA
10 1 (0.13%) ISEB
10 1 (0.13%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.13%) MCSA
10 1 (0.13%) MCSD
10 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.13%) RHCE
10 1 (0.13%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (13.96%) QA
2 6 (0.81%) GCP
2 6 (0.81%) ISO 20022
2 6 (0.81%) ISO 8583
3 4 (0.54%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.54%) PSD2
4 3 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.13%) MiFID
5 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 181 (24.30%) Docker
2 30 (4.03%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.34%) Varnish
5 9 (1.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (0.67%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.40%) iptables
8 2 (0.27%) LXC
8 2 (0.27%) oVirt
8 2 (0.27%) RHEV
9 1 (0.13%) Gluster
9 1 (0.13%) HDFS
9 1 (0.13%) KVM
9 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 90 (12.08%) Ansible
1 90 (12.08%) Puppet
2 85 (11.41%) Kubernetes
3 73 (9.80%) Opscode Chef
4 54 (7.25%) Terraform
5 17 (2.28%) HP ALM
6 15 (2.01%) CA Service Virtualization
6 15 (2.01%) Marathon
7 13 (1.74%) Icinga
8 12 (1.61%) Grafana
9 11 (1.48%) Nagios
10 10 (1.34%) Graphite
10 10 (1.34%) HAProxy
10 10 (1.34%) Packer
11 5 (0.67%) Consul
12 4 (0.54%) Kibana
12 4 (0.54%) Mesos
12 4 (0.54%) Netcool
13 3 (0.40%) CloudHub
13 3 (0.40%) Graylog
Vendors
1 101 (13.56%) Oracle
2 46 (6.17%) SAP
3 37 (4.97%) hybris
4 36 (4.83%) Splunk
5 30 (4.03%) Google
6 29 (3.89%) CA
6 29 (3.89%) MuleSoft
7 26 (3.49%) Microsoft
8 22 (2.95%) AppDynamics
9 21 (2.82%) Capita
10 19 (2.55%) HP
11 16 (2.15%) IBM
11 16 (2.15%) Red Hat
12 15 (2.01%) VMware
13 13 (1.74%) Cisco
14 12 (1.61%) Remedy
15 11 (1.48%) CA Agile Central
15 11 (1.48%) Micro Focus
16 10 (1.34%) Atlassian
16 10 (1.34%) ServiceNow