Period
to 19 February 2019

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 19 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Groovy
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 654 594 543
Rank change year-on-year -60 -51 +135
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 511 742 809
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.42% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.61% 0.76% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 401 586 711
UK median annual salary £62,500 £61,875 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £38,750 £36,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £104,375 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 83,326 97,825 92,960
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.99% 55.72% 53.60%
Number of salaries quoted 68,935 82,200 79,596
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,875 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% 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 19 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Groovy in the UK

Groovy
Top 14 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 19 February 2019. 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 -49 499 £65,000 +4.00% 113
London -66 331 £70,000 - 68
UK excluding London -15 174 £50,000 - 47
South East +23 59 £45,000 -21.74% 10
North of England +24 44 £56,000 +12.00% 16
North West +8 39 £53,000 -0.93% 9
Midlands +35 29 £42,500 -29.17% 5
South West +7 29 £50,000 -2.44% 5
West Midlands +23 16 £65,000 - 3
East Midlands +26 13 £37,500 -31.82% 2
Wales +12 9 £43,000 +7.50% 1
East of England +28 8 £50,000 - 9
Yorkshire +46 5 £75,000 +100.00% 6
Scotland -6 4 £51,250 +28.13% 1

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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.

1 349 (68.30%) Java
2 269 (52.64%) Agile Software Development
3 234 (45.79%) Python
4 179 (35.03%) DevOps
5 171 (33.46%) Docker
6 162 (31.70%) Spring
7 156 (30.53%) SQL
8 154 (30.14%) Linux
9 145 (28.38%) Git (software)
10 144 (28.18%) Amazon AWS
11 142 (27.79%) Scala
12 130 (25.44%) TDD
13 129 (25.24%) JavaScript
14 128 (25.05%) Software Engineering
15 121 (23.68%) Jenkins
16 117 (22.90%) Kubernetes
17 108 (21.14%) Continuous Integration
18 93 (18.20%) Finance
19 92 (18.00%) Ruby
20 91 (17.81%) Gradle
21 88 (17.22%) HTML
22 86 (16.83%) REST
22 86 (16.83%) Test Automation
23 83 (16.24%) Maven
24 82 (16.05%) Microsoft Azure
25 80 (15.66%) BDD
26 78 (15.26%) Java 8
27 77 (15.07%) JIRA
28 75 (14.68%) Bash Shell
28 75 (14.68%) 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 46 (9.00%) Elasticsearch
2 33 (6.46%) Tomcat
3 26 (5.09%) Apache Spark
4 21 (4.11%) Apache Pig
5 18 (3.52%) Confluence
6 13 (2.54%) WildFly
7 9 (1.76%) Apache
8 7 (1.37%) nginx
8 7 (1.37%) WebLogic
8 7 (1.37%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.59%) CMS
11 2 (0.39%) Apache Airflow
11 2 (0.39%) Drupal
11 2 (0.39%) JBoss
11 2 (0.39%) Mule
11 2 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.20%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.20%) Liferay
12 1 (0.20%) Magnolia
Applications
1 11 (2.15%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (2.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 9 (1.76%) InVision
2 9 (1.76%) Photoshop
3 6 (1.17%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.59%) Oracle Retail
1 3 (0.59%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 144 (28.18%) Amazon AWS
2 82 (16.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (11.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 22 (4.31%) GitHub
5 20 (3.91%) PaaS
6 17 (3.33%) IaaS
7 15 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (1.76%) Amazon S3
9 9 (1.76%) OpenShift
9 9 (1.76%) Slack
10 7 (1.37%) Lucidchart
11 6 (1.17%) Route 53
12 5 (0.98%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 5 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.78%) Stackdriver
14 3 (0.59%) AWS OpsWorks
15 2 (0.39%) npm
15 2 (0.39%) Serverless
15 2 (0.39%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.52%) Firewall
2 11 (2.15%) Internet
3 6 (1.17%) CDMA
3 6 (1.17%) GSM
3 6 (1.17%) LTE
3 6 (1.17%) UMTS
4 5 (0.98%) BIG-IP
4 5 (0.98%) DMZ
4 5 (0.98%) HTTP
5 4 (0.78%) SMTP
5 4 (0.78%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.39%) AMQP
6 2 (0.39%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.20%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (11.55%) PostgreSQL
2 55 (10.76%) Big Data
3 52 (10.18%) MySQL
4 39 (7.63%) Hadoop
4 39 (7.63%) NoSQL
5 37 (7.24%) Relational Database
6 30 (5.87%) Apache Cassandra
7 26 (5.09%) MongoDB
8 21 (4.11%) SQL Server
9 20 (3.91%) Neo4j
10 13 (2.54%) HBase
11 11 (2.15%) Redis
12 9 (1.76%) CouchDB
13 8 (1.57%) Couchbase
14 6 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
15 5 (0.98%) RDBMS
16 4 (0.78%) Hazelcast
17 3 (0.59%) Blockchain
17 3 (0.59%) Oracle Database
18 2 (0.39%) Aerospike
Development Applications
1 145 (28.38%) Git (software)
2 121 (23.68%) Jenkins
3 91 (17.81%) Gradle
4 83 (16.24%) Maven
5 77 (15.07%) JIRA
6 50 (9.78%) Cucumber
7 47 (9.20%) Selenium
8 46 (9.00%) Ant
9 32 (6.26%) JMeter
10 31 (6.07%) Zephyr
11 30 (5.87%) SoapUI
12 29 (5.68%) JUnit
13 25 (4.89%) Subversion
14 23 (4.50%) Bitbucket
15 22 (4.31%) Travis CI
16 20 (3.91%) CircleCI
16 20 (3.91%) git-flow
17 19 (3.72%) IntelliJ
18 18 (3.52%) WebDriver
19 17 (3.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 93 (18.20%) Finance
2 69 (13.50%) Banking
3 40 (7.83%) Law
4 39 (7.63%) Retail
5 28 (5.48%) Advertising
6 22 (4.31%) Military
7 21 (4.11%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.96%) Games
9 8 (1.57%) Aerospace
9 8 (1.57%) Back Office
9 8 (1.57%) Marketing
10 7 (1.37%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.59%) Automotive
11 3 (0.59%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.39%) Front Office
12 2 (0.39%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 208 (40.70%) Developer
2 171 (33.46%) Java Developer
3 87 (17.03%) DevOps Engineer
4 72 (14.09%) Senior Developer
5 64 (12.52%) Senior Java Developer
6 45 (8.81%) Software Engineer
7 43 (8.41%) Test Engineer
8 33 (6.46%) Java Engineer
9 26 (5.09%) Platform Engineer
10 24 (4.70%) Java Software Engineer
10 24 (4.70%) Tester
11 21 (4.11%) Analyst
12 19 (3.72%) Automation Tester
13 18 (3.52%) Backend Developer
13 18 (3.52%) Data Engineer
13 18 (3.52%) Senior Software Engineer
13 18 (3.52%) Software Developer
14 17 (3.33%) Lead DevOps
15 16 (3.13%) Big Data Engineer
15 16 (3.13%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (31.70%) Spring
2 88 (17.22%) HTML
3 86 (16.83%) REST
4 72 (14.09%) CSS
5 64 (12.52%) Node.js
5 64 (12.52%) Spring Boot
5 64 (12.52%) Web Services
6 59 (11.55%) XML
7 58 (11.35%) RabbitMQ
8 57 (11.15%) RESTful
9 56 (10.96%) Grails
10 50 (9.78%) AngularJS
11 45 (8.81%) SOAP
12 43 (8.41%) JSON
13 36 (7.05%) jQuery
14 30 (5.87%) HTML5
15 28 (5.48%) React
16 26 (5.09%) J2EE
17 24 (4.70%) Apache Camel
17 24 (4.70%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 50 (9.78%) Greenfield Project
2 46 (9.00%) Fintech
3 36 (7.05%) User Experience
4 33 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (3.72%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (3.52%) Mobile App
6 18 (3.52%) Virtual Team
7 15 (2.94%) Algorithms
7 15 (2.94%) Data Structures
8 13 (2.54%) Mainframe
8 13 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (1.57%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (0.98%) iPad
11 4 (0.78%) Animation
11 4 (0.78%) Cloud Native
11 4 (0.78%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.78%) Wiki
12 3 (0.59%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.59%) Over-the-Top Content
12 3 (0.59%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 154 (30.14%) Linux
2 46 (9.00%) Unix
3 21 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (4.11%) Windows
4 17 (3.33%) Ubuntu
5 15 (2.94%) Android
6 14 (2.74%) Apple iOS
7 11 (2.15%) CentOS
8 9 (1.76%) Mac OS
9 6 (1.17%) SmartOS
10 1 (0.20%) AIX
10 1 (0.20%) Debian
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (52.64%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (35.03%) DevOps
3 130 (25.44%) TDD
4 128 (25.05%) Software Engineering
5 108 (21.14%) Continuous Integration
6 86 (16.83%) Test Automation
7 80 (15.66%) BDD
8 75 (14.68%) Microservices
9 72 (14.09%) SDLC
10 69 (13.50%) Scrum
11 61 (11.94%) Problem-Solving
12 58 (11.35%) Open Source
13 53 (10.37%) Unit Testing
14 50 (9.78%) Machine Learning
15 47 (9.20%) Continuous Delivery
16 43 (8.41%) Software Testing
17 37 (7.24%) Computer Science
18 36 (7.05%) MVC
19 33 (6.46%) Integration Testing
20 32 (6.26%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 349 (68.30%) Java
2 234 (45.79%) Python
3 156 (30.53%) SQL
4 142 (27.79%) Scala
5 129 (25.24%) JavaScript
6 92 (18.00%) Ruby
7 78 (15.26%) Java 8
8 75 (14.68%) Bash Shell
9 49 (9.59%) Perl
10 37 (7.24%) C++
11 31 (6.07%) PL/SQL
12 29 (5.68%) C#
13 28 (5.48%) Clojure
14 26 (5.09%) Go
14 26 (5.09%) Shell Script
15 23 (4.50%) PHP
16 21 (4.11%) Kotlin
17 15 (2.94%) TypeScript
18 14 (2.74%) Java 9
19 11 (2.15%) ES6
Qualifications
1 52 (10.18%) Degree
2 29 (5.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (3.72%) ISTQB
4 15 (2.94%) ISEB
5 12 (2.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (1.96%) Security Cleared
7 6 (1.17%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.39%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.39%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.39%) LPIC
9 2 (0.39%) OSCP
9 2 (0.39%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.20%) CFA
10 1 (0.20%) CISSP
10 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (12.72%) QA
2 2 (0.39%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.39%) DICOM
2 2 (0.39%) ISO 13485
2 2 (0.39%) ISO 26262
2 2 (0.39%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.39%) PMO
2 2 (0.39%) SLA
2 2 (0.39%) WCAG
System Software
1 171 (33.46%) Docker
2 13 (2.54%) HDFS
3 6 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.39%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.39%) oVirt
4 2 (0.39%) RHEV
4 2 (0.39%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.20%) Firmware
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.20%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 117 (22.90%) Kubernetes
2 71 (13.89%) Ansible
3 60 (11.74%) Puppet
4 58 (11.35%) Terraform
5 30 (5.87%) HP Quality Center
6 26 (5.09%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (5.09%) Rancher
7 22 (4.31%) Nagios
8 17 (3.33%) Grafana
8 17 (3.33%) Graphite
9 13 (2.54%) Prometheus
10 6 (1.17%) yum
11 3 (0.59%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.39%) Consul
12 2 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
12 2 (0.39%) HP ALM
12 2 (0.39%) Icinga
12 2 (0.39%) Riemann
12 2 (0.39%) Salt
12 2 (0.39%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 68 (13.31%) Oracle
2 34 (6.65%) Atlassian
3 31 (6.07%) Google
4 30 (5.87%) Red Hat
5 23 (4.50%) Microsoft
6 22 (4.31%) Cloudera
7 14 (2.74%) NVIDIA
8 11 (2.15%) Splunk
9 10 (1.96%) MKS
10 9 (1.76%) Adobe
10 9 (1.76%) Cypress Semiconductor
10 9 (1.76%) Dynatrace
11 8 (1.57%) New Relic
12 6 (1.17%) F5
12 6 (1.17%) IBM
12 6 (1.17%) VMware
13 5 (0.98%) Murex
14 4 (0.78%) HP
14 4 (0.78%) MuleSoft
15 3 (0.59%) AppDynamics