Period
to 16 June 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 16 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Groovy
UK
6 months to
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 637 614 551
Rank change year-on-year -23 -63 +94
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 524 704 835
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.41% 0.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.67% 0.73% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 441 554 664
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.64% -3.08%
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £100,000 £94,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%

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 77,680 96,356 94,945
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.09% 56.07% 55.22%
Number of salaries quoted 63,559 80,369 80,246
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +0.42%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% 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 16 June 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 16 June 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 -40 483 £65,000 - 16
London +15 336 £70,000 - 10
UK excluding London -6 184 £50,000 - 9
North of England +12 68 £50,000 - 2
North West +2 46 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Scotland +22 28 £45,100 +12.75% 3
Midlands +43 27 £53,375 -2.95%
Yorkshire +15 22 £44,050 -11.90% 1
South East -1 22 £47,500 -5.00% 2
South West +5 20 £52,500 +10.53%
West Midlands +30 16 £65,000 +20.93%
East Midlands +34 11 £41,250 -25.00%
Wales +24 11 £50,000 +25.00%
East of England +53 8 £44,000 -12.00% 2

For the 6 months to 16 June 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.

1 347 (66.22%) Java
2 281 (53.63%) Python
3 273 (52.10%) Agile Software Development
4 230 (43.89%) DevOps
5 207 (39.50%) Docker
6 193 (36.83%) JavaScript
7 171 (32.63%) Linux
8 157 (29.96%) Scrum
9 156 (29.77%) Jenkins
10 153 (29.20%) Amazon AWS
11 151 (28.82%) Ruby
12 149 (28.44%) Git (software)
13 144 (27.48%) Microsoft Azure
14 143 (27.29%) Problem-Solving
15 142 (27.10%) Spring
16 132 (25.19%) Scala
17 130 (24.81%) Banking
17 130 (24.81%) Finance
18 125 (23.85%) Terraform
19 124 (23.66%) Bash Shell
20 119 (22.71%) Kubernetes
21 115 (21.95%) Google Cloud Platform
22 110 (20.99%) Software Engineering
23 109 (20.80%) TDD
24 105 (20.04%) SQL
25 103 (19.66%) Continuous Integration
26 98 (18.70%) Retail
27 93 (17.75%) Ansible
28 92 (17.56%) REST
29 91 (17.37%) Maven

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 41 (7.82%) Tomcat
2 31 (5.92%) Apache Spark
2 31 (5.92%) Elasticsearch
3 27 (5.15%) WebSphere
4 25 (4.77%) nginx
5 24 (4.58%) Apache Pig
6 12 (2.29%) Apache
7 10 (1.91%) Cloud Foundry
8 9 (1.72%) WebLogic
9 8 (1.53%) JBoss
9 8 (1.53%) WildFly
10 7 (1.34%) Confluence
11 6 (1.15%) Drupal
12 5 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.38%) CMS
13 2 (0.38%) Mule
13 2 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.38%) WebLogic Portal
14 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (1.53%) Adobe XD
1 8 (1.53%) InVision
1 8 (1.53%) Photoshop
1 8 (1.53%) Zeplin
2 7 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.19%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.19%) HFM
2 1 (0.19%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.19%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.19%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 153 (29.20%) Amazon AWS
2 144 (27.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 115 (21.95%) Google Cloud Platform
4 49 (9.35%) Azure Stack
4 49 (9.35%) IBM Cloud
5 34 (6.49%) PaaS
6 27 (5.15%) GitHub
6 27 (5.15%) IaaS
7 16 (3.05%) npm
7 16 (3.05%) OpenShift
8 12 (2.29%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (2.10%) Amazon ECS
9 11 (2.10%) Amazon S3
10 8 (1.53%) Route 53
11 7 (1.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 7 (1.34%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.95%) Serverless
13 4 (0.76%) NuGet
13 4 (0.76%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.24%) Firewall
2 6 (1.15%) BIG-IP
2 6 (1.15%) DMZ
3 3 (0.57%) Internet
3 3 (0.57%) SMTP
4 2 (0.38%) AMQP
5 1 (0.19%) CDMA
5 1 (0.19%) GSM
5 1 (0.19%) HTTP
5 1 (0.19%) LTE
5 1 (0.19%) Network Security
5 1 (0.19%) SSH
5 1 (0.19%) SSL
5 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.19%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (11.45%) Big Data
2 56 (10.69%) MySQL
3 55 (10.50%) SQL Server
4 51 (9.73%) NoSQL
5 45 (8.59%) MongoDB
6 44 (8.40%) Relational Database
7 41 (7.82%) Hadoop
8 39 (7.44%) PostgreSQL
9 35 (6.68%) Neo4j
10 31 (5.92%) CouchDB
11 20 (3.82%) Apache Cassandra
12 13 (2.48%) RDBMS
13 11 (2.10%) Informix
13 11 (2.10%) Redis
14 9 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
14 9 (1.72%) HBase
15 8 (1.53%) DB2
16 6 (1.15%) Blockchain
17 5 (0.95%) Oracle Database
18 3 (0.57%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 156 (29.77%) Jenkins
2 149 (28.44%) Git (software)
3 91 (17.37%) Maven
4 84 (16.03%) Gradle
5 60 (11.45%) JIRA
6 56 (10.69%) Cucumber
7 42 (8.02%) Ant
8 40 (7.63%) JUnit
9 24 (4.58%) Bitbucket
9 24 (4.58%) gulp
9 24 (4.58%) Spock
9 24 (4.58%) Subversion
10 23 (4.39%) Selenium
11 21 (4.01%) git-flow
12 20 (3.82%) Travis CI
13 19 (3.63%) CircleCI
14 17 (3.24%) TeamCity
15 14 (2.67%) WebDriver
16 13 (2.48%) SoapUI
16 13 (2.48%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 130 (24.81%) Banking
1 130 (24.81%) Finance
2 98 (18.70%) Retail
3 36 (6.87%) Law
4 14 (2.67%) Advertising
4 14 (2.67%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.72%) Games
6 6 (1.15%) Aerospace
6 6 (1.15%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.57%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.38%) Back Office
8 2 (0.38%) Private Banking
8 2 (0.38%) Publishing
9 1 (0.19%) Automotive
9 1 (0.19%) Front Office
9 1 (0.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 158 (30.15%) Developer
2 122 (23.28%) DevOps Engineer
2 122 (23.28%) Java Developer
3 57 (10.88%) Cloud Engineer
4 36 (6.87%) Software Engineer
5 35 (6.68%) Java Engineer
6 32 (6.11%) Senior Developer
7 31 (5.92%) Consultant
8 29 (5.53%) Platform Engineer
9 27 (5.15%) Analyst
10 25 (4.77%) AWS Engineer
10 25 (4.77%) Java Software Engineer
11 24 (4.58%) JIRA Consultant
11 24 (4.58%) Technical Consultant
12 23 (4.39%) AWS DevOps
12 23 (4.39%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 22 (4.20%) Architect
13 22 (4.20%) Linux Engineer
14 21 (4.01%) Lead DevOps
15 20 (3.82%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (27.10%) Spring
2 92 (17.56%) REST
3 90 (17.18%) Web Services
4 71 (13.55%) XML
5 70 (13.36%) HTML
6 66 (12.60%) CSS
7 48 (9.16%) Node.js
7 48 (9.16%) SOAP
8 44 (8.40%) JSON
9 41 (7.82%) RESTful
10 36 (6.87%) Spring MVC
11 35 (6.68%) Spring Boot
12 34 (6.49%) .NET
13 33 (6.30%) Ajax
14 32 (6.11%) Hibernate
15 31 (5.92%) RabbitMQ
16 30 (5.73%) XML Schema
17 29 (5.53%) Apache Wicket
17 29 (5.53%) DOM
17 29 (5.53%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 50 (9.54%) Greenfield Project
2 49 (9.35%) Hybrid Cloud
2 49 (9.35%) Public Cloud
3 45 (8.59%) Enterprise Software
4 34 (6.49%) User Experience
5 27 (5.15%) Mobile App
6 26 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (2.67%) Data Structures
8 13 (2.48%) Algorithms
9 9 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (1.53%) Hedge funds
11 7 (1.34%) Mainframe
11 7 (1.34%) Reinsurance
11 7 (1.34%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
13 4 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 3 (0.57%) Cloud Native
14 3 (0.57%) NHS
14 3 (0.57%) Video on Demand
14 3 (0.57%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 171 (32.63%) Linux
2 70 (13.36%) Windows
3 53 (10.11%) Unix
4 12 (2.29%) Android
5 9 (1.72%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.15%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.95%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.76%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.76%) SmartOS
10 2 (0.38%) CentOS
11 1 (0.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (52.10%) Agile Software Development
2 230 (43.89%) DevOps
3 157 (29.96%) Scrum
4 143 (27.29%) Problem-Solving
5 110 (20.99%) Software Engineering
6 109 (20.80%) TDD
7 103 (19.66%) Continuous Integration
8 84 (16.03%) Fintech
9 83 (15.84%) BDD
10 80 (15.27%) Test Automation
11 78 (14.89%) Infrastructure as Code
12 76 (14.50%) SDLC
13 55 (10.50%) Kanban
14 54 (10.31%) Artificial Intelligence
15 52 (9.92%) Microservices
16 51 (9.73%) Machine Learning
16 51 (9.73%) MVC
17 49 (9.35%) Break/Fix
17 49 (9.35%) Network Virtualisation
17 49 (9.35%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 347 (66.22%) Java
2 281 (53.63%) Python
3 193 (36.83%) JavaScript
4 151 (28.82%) Ruby
5 132 (25.19%) Scala
6 124 (23.66%) Bash Shell
7 105 (20.04%) SQL
8 75 (14.31%) Java 8
9 51 (9.73%) Perl
10 46 (8.78%) Shell Script
11 39 (7.44%) C#
12 28 (5.34%) Go
13 22 (4.20%) Kotlin
14 21 (4.01%) Clojure
15 18 (3.44%) C++
16 16 (3.05%) PHP
17 15 (2.86%) TypeScript
18 12 (2.29%) Jython
19 10 (1.91%) ES6
20 9 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (7.25%) Degree
2 14 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (1.72%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.15%) ISEB
4 6 (1.15%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (0.76%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.57%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.19%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.19%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.34%) QA
2 6 (1.15%) SLA
3 2 (0.38%) WCAG
4 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 207 (39.50%) Docker
2 13 (2.48%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (1.15%) HDFS
3 6 (1.15%) oVirt
3 6 (1.15%) RHEV
4 3 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.38%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.38%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.19%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 125 (23.85%) Terraform
2 119 (22.71%) Kubernetes
3 93 (17.75%) Ansible
4 88 (16.79%) Opscode Chef
5 73 (13.93%) Puppet
6 25 (4.77%) Nagios
7 24 (4.58%) Rancher
8 10 (1.91%) Graphite
9 9 (1.72%) Grafana
10 8 (1.53%) Prometheus
11 2 (0.38%) Consul
11 2 (0.38%) Control-M
11 2 (0.38%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.38%) HP ALM
11 2 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.38%) vCenter Server
12 1 (0.19%) CA Wily
12 1 (0.19%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.19%) Kibana
12 1 (0.19%) yum
Vendors
1 87 (16.60%) Google
2 78 (14.89%) Microsoft
3 64 (12.21%) Oracle
4 63 (12.02%) IBM
5 28 (5.34%) Atlassian
6 24 (4.58%) Cloudera
7 21 (4.01%) Red Hat
8 11 (2.10%) Splunk
8 11 (2.10%) Talend
9 8 (1.53%) Adobe
9 8 (1.53%) Cypress Semiconductor
9 8 (1.53%) F5
10 7 (1.34%) NVIDIA
11 6 (1.15%) SAP
12 5 (0.95%) Dynatrace
12 5 (0.95%) MKS
12 5 (0.95%) New Relic
13 4 (0.76%) Charles River
13 4 (0.76%) Murex
14 3 (0.57%) Cognizant