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

Groovy
UK
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 599 553 616
Rank change year-on-year -46 +63 +54
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 677 861 852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.48% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.70% 0.87% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 532 659 790
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% -4.35% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £94,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -7.22% +7.78%

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 96,936 99,071 105,972
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.90% 55.44% 52.35%
Number of salaries quoted 80,564 82,705 91,646
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 July 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 July 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 -52 646 £65,000 +13.04% 96
London -68 418 £70,000 +7.69% 49
UK excluding London -22 246 £50,000 +11.11% 52
North of England +10 73 £50,000 +17.65% 15
North West +21 61 £50,000 +17.65% 10
South East -20 57 £50,000 +5.26% 16
South West -8 39 £47,500 +18.75% 7
East of England +20 32 £45,000 +24.14% 5
Midlands +14 25 £50,000 +21.21% 4
West Midlands +46 23 £50,000 +14.29% 1
Wales +16 12 £42,500 -12.82% 3
Yorkshire +7 12 £50,000 +21.21% 3
Scotland -22 7 - - 1
East Midlands -11 2 £41,250 +3.13% 3
Northern Ireland - 1 £40,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 586 (86.56%) Java
2 440 (64.99%) Agile Software Development
3 275 (40.62%) JavaScript
4 235 (34.71%) Linux
5 229 (33.83%) Spring
6 223 (32.94%) TDD
7 201 (29.69%) RESTful
8 197 (29.10%) Amazon AWS
9 195 (28.80%) Finance
10 193 (28.51%) Jenkins
11 192 (28.36%) Test Automation
12 184 (27.18%) DevOps
13 179 (26.44%) Python
14 178 (26.29%) Web Services
15 173 (25.55%) Docker
16 171 (25.26%) Git (software)
17 163 (24.08%) Software Engineering
18 160 (23.63%) Continuous Integration
18 160 (23.63%) BDD
19 158 (23.34%) HTML
19 158 (23.34%) Scrum
20 157 (23.19%) Scala
21 154 (22.75%) SQL
22 142 (20.97%) CSS
23 133 (19.65%) Microservices
24 128 (18.91%) Problem-Solving
25 112 (16.54%) JUnit
25 112 (16.54%) Ruby
26 108 (15.95%) Grails
27 106 (15.66%) 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 72 (10.64%) Tomcat
2 42 (6.20%) Apache
3 41 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
4 40 (5.91%) JBoss
5 39 (5.76%) WebSphere
6 30 (4.43%) nginx
7 27 (3.99%) WebLogic
8 25 (3.69%) Anypoint
9 23 (3.40%) Confluence
10 20 (2.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 15 (2.22%) Jetty
12 12 (1.77%) Apache Spark
12 12 (1.77%) Cloud Foundry
12 12 (1.77%) Mule
13 11 (1.62%) CMS
14 10 (1.48%) Apache Solr
15 9 (1.33%) WildFly
15 9 (1.33%) WordPress
16 7 (1.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 7 (1.03%) Alfresco
Applications
1 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.15%) HipChat
2 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (1.48%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 197 (29.10%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (3.69%) GitHub
4 23 (3.40%) OpenShift
5 20 (2.95%) Serverless
6 17 (2.51%) npm
6 17 (2.51%) Runscope
7 16 (2.36%) PaaS
8 12 (1.77%) Google Cloud Platform
8 12 (1.77%) SaaS
9 8 (1.18%) Amazon S3
9 8 (1.18%) CloudBees
10 7 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.89%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (0.89%) IaaS
12 5 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 4 (0.59%) BrowserStack
14 3 (0.44%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (6.50%) Internet
2 39 (5.76%) HTTP
3 24 (3.55%) TCP/IP
4 21 (3.10%) IPv4
4 21 (3.10%) IPv6
5 9 (1.33%) Firewall
6 8 (1.18%) LAN
7 5 (0.74%) SMS
7 5 (0.74%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.44%) PPP
9 2 (0.30%) OpenVPN
9 2 (0.30%) SSL
9 2 (0.30%) VPN
10 1 (0.15%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.15%) FIX Connectivity
10 1 (0.15%) Network Security
10 1 (0.15%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (10.78%) NoSQL
2 71 (10.49%) SQL Server
3 68 (10.04%) MySQL
4 61 (9.01%) Relational Database
5 56 (8.27%) PostgreSQL
6 49 (7.24%) Apache Cassandra
6 49 (7.24%) MongoDB
7 28 (4.14%) Neo4j
8 26 (3.84%) Hadoop
9 24 (3.55%) Big Data
10 20 (2.95%) InfluxDB
10 20 (2.95%) Redis
11 16 (2.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 11 (1.62%) Infinispan
13 8 (1.18%) Couchbase
13 8 (1.18%) RDBMS
14 7 (1.03%) Amazon Aurora
15 6 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
15 6 (0.89%) MariaDB
15 6 (0.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 193 (28.51%) Jenkins
2 171 (25.26%) Git (software)
3 112 (16.54%) JUnit
4 93 (13.74%) JIRA
5 89 (13.15%) Maven
6 86 (12.70%) Selenium
7 84 (12.41%) Cucumber
8 75 (11.08%) Gradle
9 62 (9.16%) Spock
10 48 (7.09%) Eclipse
11 40 (5.91%) SoapUI
12 37 (5.47%) WebDriver
13 33 (4.87%) TeamCity
14 28 (4.14%) Subversion
15 26 (3.84%) Bitbucket
16 25 (3.69%) Ant
16 25 (3.69%) JMeter
17 22 (3.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 21 (3.10%) Artifactory
18 21 (3.10%) JBehave
General
1 195 (28.80%) Finance
2 52 (7.68%) Retail
3 22 (3.25%) Banking
3 22 (3.25%) Games
4 15 (2.22%) Law
5 12 (1.77%) Front Office
6 11 (1.62%) Back Office
7 9 (1.33%) Automotive
8 7 (1.03%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.44%) Marketing
10 2 (0.30%) Music Industry
10 2 (0.30%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.15%) Advertising
11 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.15%) Electronics
11 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.15%) Legal
11 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 334 (49.34%) Developer
2 258 (38.11%) Java Developer
3 98 (14.48%) Senior Developer
4 92 (13.59%) Senior Java Developer
5 82 (12.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 77 (11.37%) Software Developer
7 44 (6.50%) Java Software Developer
7 44 (6.50%) Software Engineer
8 37 (5.47%) Java Engineer
9 29 (4.28%) Architect
10 28 (4.14%) Development Manager
10 28 (4.14%) Tester
11 26 (3.84%) Cloud Engineer
12 25 (3.69%) Automation Tester
13 24 (3.55%) AWS Developer
13 24 (3.55%) Java Architect
14 22 (3.25%) Agile Developer
14 22 (3.25%) Agile Java Developer
14 22 (3.25%) Java Automation Tester
14 22 (3.25%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (33.83%) Spring
2 201 (29.69%) RESTful
3 178 (26.29%) Web Services
4 158 (23.34%) HTML
5 142 (20.97%) CSS
6 108 (15.95%) Grails
7 106 (15.66%) Hibernate
7 106 (15.66%) REST
8 99 (14.62%) AngularJS
9 88 (13.00%) Spring Boot
10 80 (11.82%) XML
11 73 (10.78%) J2EE
12 72 (10.64%) HTML5
13 68 (10.04%) Node.js
14 66 (9.75%) React
15 62 (9.16%) jQuery
16 60 (8.86%) JSON
16 60 (8.86%) SOAP
17 54 (7.98%) .NET
18 52 (7.68%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 56 (8.27%) Fintech
2 50 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (5.76%) Enterprise Software
4 33 (4.87%) Computer Science
5 26 (3.84%) Greenfield Project
6 22 (3.25%) Hedge funds
7 21 (3.10%) Algorithms
8 19 (2.81%) Data Structures
9 18 (2.66%) Linux Command Line
9 18 (2.66%) Smart Meter
10 15 (2.22%) Mobile App
11 13 (1.92%) EPoS
12 11 (1.62%) Self-Motivation
13 10 (1.48%) iPad
14 8 (1.18%) Reinsurance
15 6 (0.89%) Management Information System
15 6 (0.89%) Public Cloud
16 5 (0.74%) Virtual Team
17 4 (0.59%) Contactless
17 4 (0.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 235 (34.71%) Linux
2 73 (10.78%) Unix
3 36 (5.32%) Windows
4 20 (2.95%) FreeBSD
5 17 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (2.22%) CentOS
7 12 (1.77%) Android
8 11 (1.62%) Apple iOS
9 10 (1.48%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.44%) Debian
10 3 (0.44%) SmartOS
10 3 (0.44%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.30%) Amazon Linux
11 2 (0.30%) Solaris
11 2 (0.30%) SUSE
12 1 (0.15%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 440 (64.99%) Agile Software Development
2 223 (32.94%) TDD
3 192 (28.36%) Test Automation
4 184 (27.18%) DevOps
5 163 (24.08%) Software Engineering
6 160 (23.63%) BDD
6 160 (23.63%) Continuous Integration
7 158 (23.34%) Scrum
8 133 (19.65%) Microservices
9 128 (18.91%) Problem-Solving
10 93 (13.74%) Continuous Delivery
11 73 (10.78%) SDLC
12 71 (10.49%) Unit Testing
13 64 (9.45%) MVC
14 59 (8.71%) Open Source
15 53 (7.83%) Configuration Management
15 53 (7.83%) Continuous Improvement
16 52 (7.68%) Analytics
17 51 (7.53%) Mentoring
18 47 (6.94%) OO
Programming Languages
1 586 (86.56%) Java
2 275 (40.62%) JavaScript
3 179 (26.44%) Python
4 157 (23.19%) Scala
5 154 (22.75%) SQL
6 112 (16.54%) Ruby
7 73 (10.78%) C#
8 67 (9.90%) Bash Shell
9 64 (9.45%) Shell Script
10 63 (9.31%) Java 8
11 57 (8.42%) C++
12 52 (7.68%) Clojure
13 37 (5.47%) PHP
14 35 (5.17%) Kotlin
15 34 (5.02%) Perl
16 27 (3.99%) PowerShell
17 19 (2.81%) Jython
18 18 (2.66%) VBScript
19 7 (1.03%) C
19 7 (1.03%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 69 (10.19%) Degree
2 20 (2.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (1.77%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.48%) ISTQB
4 10 (1.48%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.89%) AWS Certification
6 5 (0.74%) CCIE
6 5 (0.74%) CCNP
6 5 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (0.59%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 3 (0.44%) ISEB
9 2 (0.30%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.30%) LPIC
9 2 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.30%) OSCP
10 1 (0.15%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (8.57%) QA
2 4 (0.59%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.59%) GCP
2 4 (0.59%) PSD2
3 3 (0.44%) MiFID
4 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.15%) DICOM
System Software
1 173 (25.55%) Docker
2 13 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (1.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 8 (1.18%) Varnish
5 3 (0.44%) NFS
5 3 (0.44%) oVirt
5 3 (0.44%) RHEV
6 2 (0.30%) iptables
6 2 (0.30%) LXC
6 2 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.15%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 93 (13.74%) Ansible
2 84 (12.41%) Kubernetes
3 73 (10.78%) Terraform
4 67 (9.90%) Puppet
5 56 (8.27%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (2.95%) Icinga
7 19 (2.81%) Marathon
8 12 (1.77%) Packer
8 12 (1.77%) Prometheus
9 11 (1.62%) HP ALM
10 10 (1.48%) Grafana
11 9 (1.33%) CA Service Virtualization
12 8 (1.18%) Graphite
12 8 (1.18%) HAProxy
12 8 (1.18%) Nagios
13 4 (0.59%) Consul
13 4 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (0.59%) Salt
14 3 (0.44%) Mesos
15 2 (0.30%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 94 (13.88%) Oracle
2 35 (5.17%) Splunk
3 27 (3.99%) MuleSoft
4 23 (3.40%) Capita
5 19 (2.81%) Red Hat
6 18 (2.66%) AppDynamics
6 18 (2.66%) Atlassian
6 18 (2.66%) Google
6 18 (2.66%) HP
6 18 (2.66%) Microsoft
7 17 (2.51%) IBM
8 14 (2.07%) Remedy
8 14 (2.07%) SAP
8 14 (2.07%) ServiceNow
9 12 (1.77%) CA
9 12 (1.77%) hybris
10 7 (1.03%) Adobe
10 7 (1.03%) Cisco
11 5 (0.74%) CheckPoint
11 5 (0.74%) Micro Focus