Period
to 25 October 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 25 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Groovy
UK
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 493 563 688
Rank change year-on-year +70 +125 -12
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 731 125 421
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.58% 0.26% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.08% 0.43% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 322 116 360
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £36,860
25th Percentile £53,875 £52,500 £43,350
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -4.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £99,875 £82,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £45,100
% change year-on-year - +33.04% -9.80%

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 67,894 29,014 72,901
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.73% 59.36% 53.51%
Number of salaries quoted 45,250 24,829 60,350
10th Percentile £35,250 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £73,750 £70,950
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 25 October 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 25 October 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 +78 674 £65,000 +4.00% 108
UK excluding London +39 380 £60,000 - 55
London -47 300 £67,500 - 54
South East +31 233 £55,000 -23.08% 10
Work from Home -133 150 £72,500 +20.83% 15
North of England -69 89 £60,000 - 24
Yorkshire -61 53 £60,000 - 12
North West -71 34 £60,000 +4.35% 12
Midlands -90 26 £65,000 +18.18% 5
West Midlands -80 25 £70,000 +27.27% 4
East of England - 20 £69,000 - 11
Scotland -85 5 £63,750 +10.87%
Wales - 3 £50,000 - 2
South West -102 2 £65,000 +18.18% 3
North East - 2 £45,000 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £32,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £60,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 25 October 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.

1 603 (82.49%) Java
2 543 (74.28%) Agile Software Development
3 446 (61.01%) DevOps
4 419 (57.32%) Python
5 408 (55.81%) Jenkins
6 367 (50.21%) AWS
7 338 (46.24%) Ansible
8 327 (44.73%) Git (software)
9 290 (39.67%) Software Engineering
10 288 (39.40%) Linux
10 288 (39.40%) React
11 283 (38.71%) Microservices
12 275 (37.62%) Finance
13 270 (36.94%) JSON
14 269 (36.80%) Spring
15 263 (35.98%) Node.js
16 259 (35.43%) Docker
17 258 (35.29%) PostgreSQL
18 255 (34.88%) Redis
19 248 (33.93%) Degree
20 246 (33.65%) Azure
21 242 (33.11%) Inclusion and Diversity
22 240 (32.83%) Linux Command Line
23 235 (32.15%) RESTful
24 232 (31.74%) Terraform
25 229 (31.33%) GitHub
26 228 (31.19%) Banking
27 225 (30.78%) MariaDB
28 224 (30.64%) Cucumber
28 224 (30.64%) Redux

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
1 193 (26.40%) Apache
2 188 (25.72%) Apache Spark
3 181 (24.76%) GemFire
4 36 (4.92%) Confluence
5 35 (4.79%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (1.23%) Apache Solr
7 8 (1.09%) SAS
8 7 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (0.68%) CMS
9 5 (0.68%) nginx
10 2 (0.27%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.27%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.14%) FileNet
11 1 (0.14%) IIS
11 1 (0.14%) JBoss
11 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (0.82%) Chatbot
2 5 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 15 (2.05%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.27%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.27%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.14%) HFM
3 1 (0.14%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 367 (50.21%) AWS
2 246 (33.65%) Azure
3 229 (31.33%) GitHub
4 131 (17.92%) GCP
5 123 (16.83%) Amazon Kinesis
6 85 (11.63%) Datadog
7 66 (9.03%) Serverless
8 64 (8.76%) PaaS
9 56 (7.66%) AWS CloudFormation
10 51 (6.98%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 51 (6.98%) Pulumi
11 49 (6.70%) OpenShift
12 38 (5.20%) SaaS
13 26 (3.56%) Amazon EC2
14 21 (2.87%) Amazon EKS
14 21 (2.87%) AWS Lambda
15 20 (2.74%) Amazon S3
16 11 (1.50%) BrowserStack
16 11 (1.50%) IaaS
17 10 (1.37%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 55 (7.52%) HTTP
2 10 (1.37%) DSL
3 9 (1.23%) Firewall
4 5 (0.68%) SSH
5 4 (0.55%) FIX Connectivity
5 4 (0.55%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (0.41%) 5G
6 3 (0.41%) Broadband
6 3 (0.41%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.27%) DNS
7 2 (0.27%) FTP
7 2 (0.27%) Internet
7 2 (0.27%) OpenVPN
7 2 (0.27%) SMTP
8 1 (0.14%) Intranet
8 1 (0.14%) MQTT
8 1 (0.14%) Network Security
8 1 (0.14%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (35.29%) PostgreSQL
2 255 (34.88%) Redis
3 225 (30.78%) MariaDB
4 198 (27.09%) NoSQL
5 193 (26.40%) Relational Database
6 183 (25.03%) HBase
7 134 (18.33%) MongoDB
8 119 (16.28%) Big Data
9 83 (11.35%) MySQL
10 59 (8.07%) Azure SQL Database
11 40 (5.47%) SQL Server
12 34 (4.65%) Amazon Aurora
12 34 (4.65%) Hadoop
13 31 (4.24%) Hazelcast
14 17 (2.33%) RDBMS
15 16 (2.19%) Aerospike
16 13 (1.78%) Apache Hive
17 11 (1.50%) Oracle Database
18 10 (1.37%) Power BI
19 8 (1.09%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 408 (55.81%) Jenkins
2 327 (44.73%) Git (software)
3 224 (30.64%) Cucumber
4 223 (30.51%) Gradle
5 220 (30.10%) JUnit
6 216 (29.55%) Sonatype Nexus
7 186 (25.44%) Protractor
8 185 (25.31%) Eclipse
8 185 (25.31%) IntelliJ
9 182 (24.90%) Cypress.io
10 181 (24.76%) Storybook
11 176 (24.08%) Mockito
12 133 (18.19%) Artifactory
13 91 (12.45%) SonarQube
14 66 (9.03%) JIRA
15 57 (7.80%) Maven
16 52 (7.11%) Team Foundation Server
17 49 (6.70%) Bitbucket
18 47 (6.43%) Selenium
19 37 (5.06%) GitLab
General
1 275 (37.62%) Finance
2 242 (33.11%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 228 (31.19%) Banking
4 207 (28.32%) Law
5 126 (17.24%) Social Skills
6 68 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
7 52 (7.11%) Marketing
8 51 (6.98%) Retail
9 28 (3.83%) Games
10 16 (2.19%) Retail Banking
11 9 (1.23%) Advertising
12 8 (1.09%) Documentation Skills
12 8 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (1.09%) Public Sector
12 8 (1.09%) Social Science
13 7 (0.96%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.82%) Front Office
14 6 (0.82%) Presentation Skills
15 5 (0.68%) Telecoms
16 4 (0.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 220 (30.10%) Developer
2 186 (25.44%) Software Engineer
3 160 (21.89%) DevOps Engineer
4 104 (14.23%) Java Developer
5 76 (10.40%) Principal Engineer
5 76 (10.40%) Principal Software Engineer
6 60 (8.21%) Lead Software Engineer
7 52 (7.11%) Lead Developer
8 50 (6.84%) Azure Engineer
8 50 (6.84%) Senior Developer
9 48 (6.57%) Azure DevOps
9 48 (6.57%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 47 (6.43%) Cloud Engineer
11 42 (5.75%) Software Developer
12 40 (5.47%) Architect
12 40 (5.47%) Senior Software Engineer
13 39 (5.34%) Lead Software Developer
14 34 (4.65%) Cloud Developer
15 29 (3.97%) AWS Engineer
15 29 (3.97%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 288 (39.40%) React
2 270 (36.94%) JSON
3 269 (36.80%) Spring
4 263 (35.98%) Node.js
5 235 (32.15%) RESTful
6 224 (30.64%) Redux
7 220 (30.10%) CSS
8 210 (28.73%) Play Framework
9 205 (28.04%) AngularJS
10 193 (26.40%) Kafka
11 184 (25.17%) Express
12 183 (25.03%) Spark Streaming
13 181 (24.76%) Tailwind CSS
13 181 (24.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 174 (23.80%) WireMock
15 134 (18.33%) RabbitMQ
16 130 (17.78%) LAMP
17 129 (17.65%) LAPP Stack
18 77 (10.53%) REST
19 70 (9.58%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 240 (32.83%) Linux Command Line
2 132 (18.06%) User Experience
3 69 (9.44%) Self-Motivation
4 33 (4.51%) Public Cloud
5 27 (3.69%) Algorithms
6 22 (3.01%) Data Structures
7 20 (2.74%) Blog
8 16 (2.19%) Social Media
8 16 (2.19%) Virtual Team
9 14 (1.92%) Management Information System
10 11 (1.50%) Cloud Native
10 11 (1.50%) Fixed Income
11 10 (1.37%) Derivative
11 10 (1.37%) Equities
11 10 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 10 (1.37%) Mobile App
12 8 (1.09%) Legacy Applications
13 7 (0.96%) Data Protection Act
14 6 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
14 6 (0.82%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 288 (39.40%) Linux
2 214 (29.27%) Unix
3 23 (3.15%) Windows
4 10 (1.37%) CentOS
5 8 (1.09%) Ubuntu
6 7 (0.96%) Android
7 3 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.41%) VMS
8 2 (0.27%) AIX
8 2 (0.27%) Amazon Linux
8 2 (0.27%) Solaris
8 2 (0.27%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.14%) Alpine Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 543 (74.28%) Agile Software Development
2 446 (61.01%) DevOps
3 290 (39.67%) Software Engineering
4 283 (38.71%) Microservices
5 222 (30.37%) Computer Science
6 201 (27.50%) Digital Banking
7 191 (26.13%) TDD
8 189 (25.85%) Validation
9 181 (24.76%) Cross-Browser Testing
10 179 (24.49%) Scrum
11 177 (24.21%) Open Source
12 176 (24.08%) Full Stack Development
13 162 (22.16%) OO
14 157 (21.48%) Problem-Solving
15 155 (21.20%) BDD
16 150 (20.52%) Software Testing
17 147 (20.11%) Business Continuity
18 129 (17.65%) High Availability
19 124 (16.96%) Clean Code
20 123 (16.83%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 603 (82.49%) Java
2 419 (57.32%) Python
3 210 (28.73%) Shell Script
4 178 (24.35%) JavaScript
5 167 (22.85%) SQL
6 126 (17.24%) Bash Shell
7 105 (14.36%) Go
8 104 (14.23%) PowerShell
9 95 (13.00%) Ruby
10 88 (12.04%) PHP
11 82 (11.22%) C#
12 63 (8.62%) TypeScript
13 55 (7.52%) Scala
14 49 (6.70%) Kotlin
15 31 (4.24%) Java 8
16 30 (4.10%) Java 11
17 19 (2.60%) C
18 18 (2.46%) C++
19 14 (1.92%) Perl
20 9 (1.23%) R
Qualifications
1 248 (33.93%) Degree
2 184 (25.17%) OCP
2 184 (25.17%) Oracle Certification
3 39 (5.34%) Computer Science Degree
4 18 (2.46%) AWS Certification
5 6 (0.82%) Security Cleared
5 6 (0.82%) TOGAF Certification
6 5 (0.68%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.41%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.14%) ACCA
8 1 (0.14%) CIMA
8 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (6.98%) QA
2 5 (0.68%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.55%) SLA
4 2 (0.27%) Accessibility
System Software
1 259 (35.43%) Docker
2 181 (24.76%) HDFS
3 129 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 6 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.41%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.41%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.14%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 338 (46.24%) Ansible
2 232 (31.74%) Terraform
3 203 (27.77%) Kubernetes
4 126 (17.24%) Opscode Chef
5 98 (13.41%) Puppet
6 69 (9.44%) Prometheus
7 60 (8.21%) Grafana
8 21 (2.87%) Single Sign-On
9 18 (2.46%) Istio
10 9 (1.23%) Packer
10 9 (1.23%) Rancher
11 5 (0.68%) Nagios
12 4 (0.55%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (0.55%) logstash
12 4 (0.55%) MIIS
13 3 (0.41%) Consul
13 3 (0.41%) Kibana
14 2 (0.27%) HP Fortify
14 2 (0.27%) Marathon
14 2 (0.27%) Mesos
Vendors
1 187 (25.58%) VMware
2 181 (24.76%) Okta
3 80 (10.94%) Oracle
4 51 (6.98%) New Relic
4 51 (6.98%) SaltStack
5 47 (6.43%) Microsoft
6 30 (4.10%) Google
7 19 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
8 16 (2.19%) Splunk
9 15 (2.05%) Atlassian
9 15 (2.05%) MuleSoft
10 14 (1.92%) Red Hat
11 13 (1.78%) Facebook
12 12 (1.64%) Cognizant
13 11 (1.50%) Talend
14 8 (1.09%) Dynatrace
15 7 (0.96%) Murex
16 5 (0.68%) Apple
16 5 (0.68%) Jedox
16 5 (0.68%) MicroStrategy