Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Groovy
UK
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 592 541 636
Rank change year-on-year -51 +95 +119
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 728 811 758
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.48% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.76% 0.87% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 577 672 644
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% -4.35%
10th Percentile £38,750 £35,000 £37,500
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% - +5.88%

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 96,249 93,208 104,505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.00% 55.10% 52.06%
Number of salaries quoted 80,315 79,185 90,196
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 -50 697 £65,000 +8.33% 96
London -21 472 £70,000 +7.69% 44
UK excluding London -64 246 £50,000 +11.11% 60
North of England -14 77 £50,000 +11.11% 15
North West +25 67 £50,000 +11.11% 9
East of England +8 42 £50,000 +21.21% 12
South East -54 42 £50,000 - 18
South West -17 40 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Midlands +7 23 £55,000 +18.92% 3
West Midlands +13 18 £53,750 +7.50% 3
Wales +8 13 £40,000 - 1
Yorkshire -1 10 £47,500 +15.15% 5
Scotland -31 8 £40,000 -27.27% 3
East Midlands +2 5 £55,000 +29.41%
Northern Ireland - 1 £40,000 - 4

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 649 (89.15%) Java
2 479 (65.80%) Agile Software Development
3 274 (37.64%) JavaScript
4 265 (36.40%) TDD
5 242 (33.24%) Spring
6 229 (31.46%) Amazon AWS
7 226 (31.04%) Test Automation
8 220 (30.22%) Python
9 214 (29.40%) Linux
10 209 (28.71%) Finance
10 209 (28.71%) RESTful
11 203 (27.88%) Jenkins
12 202 (27.75%) DevOps
13 188 (25.82%) Docker
14 178 (24.45%) Scrum
15 176 (24.18%) Web Services
16 171 (23.49%) Git (software)
16 171 (23.49%) BDD
17 166 (22.80%) Continuous Integration
18 165 (22.66%) Software Engineering
19 164 (22.53%) Scala
20 148 (20.33%) SQL
21 139 (19.09%) Maven
22 137 (18.82%) HTML
23 131 (17.99%) Microservices
24 130 (17.86%) REST
24 130 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
24 130 (17.86%) CSS
25 126 (17.31%) Ruby
26 125 (17.17%) JUnit

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 81 (11.13%) Tomcat
2 58 (7.97%) Apache
3 54 (7.42%) Elasticsearch
4 51 (7.01%) nginx
5 44 (6.04%) JBoss
6 37 (5.08%) WebSphere
7 31 (4.26%) Confluence
8 29 (3.98%) Anypoint
9 24 (3.30%) WebLogic
10 20 (2.75%) Cloud Foundry
11 18 (2.47%) Jetty
11 18 (2.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 16 (2.20%) Mule
13 14 (1.92%) Apache Pig
14 12 (1.65%) Apache Solr
14 12 (1.65%) Apache Spark
15 10 (1.37%) CMS
16 9 (1.24%) WordPress
17 8 (1.10%) IIS
17 8 (1.10%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (0.69%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 25 (3.43%) SAP Hybris
2 7 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.14%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 229 (31.46%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (3.71%) GitHub
4 25 (3.43%) npm
4 25 (3.43%) SaaS
5 24 (3.30%) PaaS
6 23 (3.16%) Serverless
7 22 (3.02%) OpenShift
8 20 (2.75%) Runscope
9 12 (1.65%) Slack
10 8 (1.10%) SuccessFactors
11 7 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
12 6 (0.82%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.82%) CloudBees
13 5 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.69%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (0.69%) IaaS
14 4 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
15 3 (0.41%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 47 (6.46%) Internet
2 39 (5.36%) HTTP
3 25 (3.43%) TCP/IP
4 17 (2.34%) IPv4
4 17 (2.34%) IPv6
5 9 (1.24%) Firewall
6 5 (0.69%) SMS
7 3 (0.41%) LAN
7 3 (0.41%) VPN
7 3 (0.41%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.27%) OpenVPN
8 2 (0.27%) PuTTY
8 2 (0.27%) SSH
8 2 (0.27%) SSL
9 1 (0.14%) DSL
9 1 (0.14%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.14%) FIX Connectivity
9 1 (0.14%) IMAP
9 1 (0.14%) Skype
9 1 (0.14%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (12.77%) NoSQL
2 75 (10.30%) MySQL
3 67 (9.20%) SQL Server
4 61 (8.38%) MongoDB
5 52 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
6 50 (6.87%) PostgreSQL
7 49 (6.73%) Relational Database
8 36 (4.95%) Hadoop
9 31 (4.26%) Big Data
10 29 (3.98%) Neo4j
11 24 (3.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 20 (2.75%) Redis
13 16 (2.20%) InfluxDB
14 11 (1.51%) Couchbase
15 10 (1.37%) RDBMS
16 9 (1.24%) Apache Hive
16 9 (1.24%) Oracle Database
17 8 (1.10%) Blockchain
17 8 (1.10%) Infinispan
18 6 (0.82%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 203 (27.88%) Jenkins
2 171 (23.49%) Git (software)
3 139 (19.09%) Maven
4 125 (17.17%) JUnit
5 117 (16.07%) Selenium
6 99 (13.60%) Cucumber
7 97 (13.32%) Gradle
8 92 (12.64%) JIRA
9 67 (9.20%) WebDriver
10 60 (8.24%) Spock
11 49 (6.73%) SoapUI
12 41 (5.63%) TeamCity
13 39 (5.36%) Eclipse
14 33 (4.53%) JMeter
15 29 (3.98%) Subversion
16 26 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 26 (3.57%) Bitbucket
17 25 (3.43%) Gatling
17 25 (3.43%) Mockito
18 23 (3.16%) gulp
General
1 209 (28.71%) Finance
2 68 (9.34%) Retail
3 30 (4.12%) Banking
4 18 (2.47%) Games
5 17 (2.34%) Legal
6 15 (2.06%) Law
7 8 (1.10%) Automotive
8 6 (0.82%) Marketing
9 5 (0.69%) Electronics
10 4 (0.55%) Front Office
11 3 (0.41%) Back Office
11 3 (0.41%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.27%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.27%) Publishing
12 2 (0.27%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.14%) Advertising
13 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 349 (47.94%) Developer
2 266 (36.54%) Java Developer
3 96 (13.19%) Senior Developer
4 83 (11.40%) Senior Java Developer
5 82 (11.26%) DevOps Engineer
6 73 (10.03%) Software Developer
7 49 (6.73%) Java Engineer
8 48 (6.59%) Software Engineer
9 40 (5.49%) Java Software Developer
10 34 (4.67%) Development Manager
11 31 (4.26%) Architect
12 29 (3.98%) Tester
13 25 (3.43%) Java Architect
14 23 (3.16%) Automation Tester
14 23 (3.16%) Cloud Engineer
15 21 (2.88%) Development Engineer
15 21 (2.88%) Integration Engineer
15 21 (2.88%) Test Engineer
16 20 (2.75%) Software Development Engineer
16 20 (2.75%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (33.24%) Spring
2 209 (28.71%) RESTful
3 176 (24.18%) Web Services
4 137 (18.82%) HTML
5 130 (17.86%) CSS
5 130 (17.86%) REST
6 114 (15.66%) Grails
7 101 (13.87%) AngularJS
8 92 (12.64%) XML
9 90 (12.36%) Hibernate
10 89 (12.23%) Spring Boot
11 75 (10.30%) JSON
11 75 (10.30%) Node.js
11 75 (10.30%) SOAP
12 71 (9.75%) React
13 69 (9.48%) J2EE
14 59 (8.10%) .NET
15 57 (7.83%) Kafka
16 56 (7.69%) jQuery
17 54 (7.42%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 76 (10.44%) Fintech
2 41 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (5.49%) Computer Science
4 26 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (3.02%) Algorithms
6 21 (2.88%) Greenfield Project
7 19 (2.61%) Data Structures
7 19 (2.61%) iPad
8 14 (1.92%) EPoS
8 14 (1.92%) Mobile App
9 12 (1.65%) Linux Command Line
9 12 (1.65%) Smart Meter
10 9 (1.24%) Hedge funds
10 9 (1.24%) Mainframe
10 9 (1.24%) Reinsurance
11 8 (1.10%) Bitcoin
11 8 (1.10%) DataPower
11 8 (1.10%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.69%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 214 (29.40%) Linux
2 70 (9.62%) Unix
3 41 (5.63%) Windows
4 16 (2.20%) FreeBSD
5 14 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (1.37%) Android
6 10 (1.37%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.37%) CentOS
6 10 (1.37%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.82%) Debian
7 6 (0.82%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.55%) Solaris
9 3 (0.41%) SmartOS
10 2 (0.27%) SUSE
10 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.14%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.14%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 479 (65.80%) Agile Software Development
2 265 (36.40%) TDD
3 226 (31.04%) Test Automation
4 202 (27.75%) DevOps
5 178 (24.45%) Scrum
6 171 (23.49%) BDD
7 166 (22.80%) Continuous Integration
8 165 (22.66%) Software Engineering
9 131 (17.99%) Microservices
10 130 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
11 83 (11.40%) SDLC
12 76 (10.44%) Continuous Delivery
13 75 (10.30%) Open Source
14 65 (8.93%) MVC
15 62 (8.52%) Unit Testing
16 58 (7.97%) Configuration Management
17 57 (7.83%) Continuous Improvement
18 55 (7.55%) E-Commerce
19 54 (7.42%) Mentoring
20 52 (7.14%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 649 (89.15%) Java
2 274 (37.64%) JavaScript
3 220 (30.22%) Python
4 164 (22.53%) Scala
5 148 (20.33%) SQL
6 126 (17.31%) Ruby
7 75 (10.30%) C#
8 72 (9.89%) C++
9 66 (9.07%) Java 8
10 65 (8.93%) Bash Shell
11 58 (7.97%) Shell Script
12 55 (7.55%) Clojure
13 37 (5.08%) Kotlin
13 37 (5.08%) PHP
14 35 (4.81%) Perl
15 23 (3.16%) Jython
16 18 (2.47%) PowerShell
17 17 (2.34%) Go
18 15 (2.06%) VBScript
19 11 (1.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 81 (11.13%) Degree
2 28 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (1.79%) Security Cleared
4 12 (1.65%) ISTQB
5 11 (1.51%) SC Cleared
6 10 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (0.82%) CCIE
7 6 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.69%) CCNP
8 5 (0.69%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 2 (0.27%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.14%) LPIC
12 1 (0.14%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.14%) MCSA
12 1 (0.14%) MCSD
12 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.14%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (10.99%) QA
2 4 (0.55%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.55%) PSD2
3 3 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.41%) MiFID
4 2 (0.27%) GCP
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 20022
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 188 (25.82%) Docker
2 24 (3.30%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (1.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 10 (1.37%) Varnish
4 7 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.69%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.55%) LXC
7 3 (0.41%) oVirt
7 3 (0.41%) RHEV
8 2 (0.27%) iptables
9 1 (0.14%) HDFS
9 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 100 (13.74%) Ansible
2 92 (12.64%) Kubernetes
3 85 (11.68%) Puppet
4 72 (9.89%) Opscode Chef
5 70 (9.62%) Terraform
6 16 (2.20%) Icinga
7 13 (1.79%) Marathon
8 11 (1.51%) Grafana
8 11 (1.51%) HP ALM
9 10 (1.37%) Graphite
9 10 (1.37%) HAProxy
9 10 (1.37%) Nagios
9 10 (1.37%) Packer
10 9 (1.24%) CA Service Virtualization
11 5 (0.69%) Consul
12 4 (0.55%) Prometheus
13 3 (0.41%) CloudHub
13 3 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
13 3 (0.41%) Mesos
13 3 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 100 (13.74%) Oracle
2 38 (5.22%) Splunk
3 34 (4.67%) SAP
4 30 (4.12%) MuleSoft
5 27 (3.71%) Google
6 26 (3.57%) hybris
7 25 (3.43%) Capita
8 24 (3.30%) Microsoft
9 22 (3.02%) AppDynamics
9 22 (3.02%) CA
9 22 (3.02%) IBM
10 17 (2.34%) HP
11 15 (2.06%) Red Hat
12 13 (1.79%) CA Agile Central
12 13 (1.79%) Cisco
12 13 (1.79%) Micro Focus
13 11 (1.51%) Remedy
13 11 (1.51%) VMware
14 10 (1.37%) ServiceNow
15 9 (1.24%) F5