Period
to 18 October 2017

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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Groovy
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 542 538 640
Rank change year-on-year -4 +102 +126
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 840 896 855
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.47% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.87% 0.89% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 615 833 753
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +21.05%
10th Percentile £33,750 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £100,500 £81,250 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +2.04% +15.29%

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 96623 101053 112280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.33% 52.72% 51.55%
Number of salaries quoted 79250 87166 95901
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +2.56%

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 18 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Groovy in the UK

Groovy
Top 16 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 18 October 2017. 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 +25 793 £60,000 +4.35% 59
London +31 542 £70,000 +12.00% 38
UK excluding London +1 286 £45,000 -10.00% 21
South East +41 99 £50,000 - 6
South West +31 64 £47,500 -5.00% 4
North of England -21 46 £38,500 -18.95% 5
North West -19 33 £35,000 -26.32% 2
Midlands +8 30 £52,500 +5.00% 1
West Midlands +20 23 £52,500 -16.00% 1
Scotland -3 19 £41,000 -18.00% 1
East of England +14 12 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Yorkshire +1 12 £38,750 -8.82% 3
Wales +9 10 £48,750 +30.00%
East Midlands +28 7 £40,000 -5.88%
Northern Ireland - 6 - -
North East +15 1 £47,500 -5.00%

For the 6 months to 18 October 2017, IT jobs citing Groovy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Groovy.

1 755 (89.88%) Java
2 539 (64.17%) Agile Software Development
3 378 (45.00%) Spring
4 360 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 314 (37.38%) Jenkins
6 294 (35.00%) Git (software)
7 284 (33.81%) Scrum
8 261 (31.07%) Maven
9 257 (30.60%) DevOps
10 256 (30.48%) TDD
10 256 (30.48%) Continuous Integration
11 254 (30.24%) Linux
12 234 (27.86%) Python
13 231 (27.50%) Amazon AWS
14 226 (26.90%) Finance
15 219 (26.07%) JUnit
15 219 (26.07%) RESTful
16 212 (25.24%) SQL
17 195 (23.21%) Test Automation
18 194 (23.10%) Web Services
19 193 (22.98%) HTML
20 181 (21.55%) Hibernate
21 178 (21.19%) SOAP
22 170 (20.24%) Software Engineering
23 164 (19.52%) JIRA
23 164 (19.52%) QA
24 162 (19.29%) NoSQL
25 159 (18.93%) Tomcat
26 158 (18.81%) CSS
26 158 (18.81%) BDD

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
1 159 (18.93%) Tomcat
2 126 (15.00%) Apache
3 97 (11.55%) nginx
4 75 (8.93%) JBoss
5 60 (7.14%) WebSphere
6 58 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
7 42 (5.00%) Cloud Foundry
8 30 (3.57%) Confluence
9 28 (3.33%) Mule
10 27 (3.21%) Jetty
11 25 (2.98%) Apache Solr
12 21 (2.50%) CMS
13 20 (2.38%) Mule ESB
14 18 (2.14%) WebLogic
15 13 (1.55%) Anypoint
15 13 (1.55%) GlassFish
16 12 (1.43%) Apache Spark
17 10 (1.19%) IIS
18 5 (0.60%) OpenEdge
18 5 (0.60%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (1.31%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (0.24%) Siebel CRM
3 1 (0.12%) assyst
3 1 (0.12%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 231 (27.50%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (7.02%) npm
3 51 (6.07%) PaaS
4 42 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 35 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
6 25 (2.98%) GitHub
7 14 (1.67%) SaaS
8 13 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (1.07%) Amazon S3
11 8 (0.95%) Datadog
12 5 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (0.60%) CloudBees
13 4 (0.48%) Slack
14 3 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
14 3 (0.36%) OpenShift
14 3 (0.36%) Serverless
15 2 (0.24%) IaaS
15 2 (0.24%) Oracle CX
15 2 (0.24%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 68 (8.10%) HTTP
2 34 (4.05%) Internet
3 17 (2.02%) TCP/IP
4 11 (1.31%) DNS
4 11 (1.31%) IMAP
4 11 (1.31%) LDAP
4 11 (1.31%) SMTP
5 10 (1.19%) BGP
5 10 (1.19%) Firewall
6 9 (1.07%) SMS
7 7 (0.83%) Network Security
8 6 (0.71%) SSH
8 6 (0.71%) VPN
9 4 (0.48%) AMQP
9 4 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.48%) Wireless
10 3 (0.36%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.36%) SNMP
11 2 (0.24%) PPP
11 2 (0.24%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (19.29%) NoSQL
2 116 (13.81%) Apache Cassandra
2 116 (13.81%) Relational Database
3 97 (11.55%) SQL Server
4 89 (10.60%) MySQL
5 83 (9.88%) MongoDB
6 68 (8.10%) Redis
7 55 (6.55%) Neo4j
8 52 (6.19%) Big Data
9 47 (5.60%) PostgreSQL
10 41 (4.88%) Hadoop
11 15 (1.79%) Oracle Database
12 12 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
12 12 (1.43%) JasperReports
12 12 (1.43%) RDBMS
13 11 (1.31%) BigQuery
14 9 (1.07%) Blockchain
14 9 (1.07%) MariaDB
15 6 (0.71%) Data Mining
16 5 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 314 (37.38%) Jenkins
2 294 (35.00%) Git (software)
3 261 (31.07%) Maven
4 219 (26.07%) JUnit
5 164 (19.52%) JIRA
6 143 (17.02%) Selenium
7 140 (16.67%) Gradle
8 110 (13.10%) Cucumber
9 105 (12.50%) Subversion
10 103 (12.26%) Ant
11 87 (10.36%) Hudson
12 78 (9.29%) TeamCity
13 69 (8.21%) Mercurial
14 65 (7.74%) SoapUI
15 63 (7.50%) Spock
16 62 (7.38%) WebDriver
17 55 (6.55%) EasyMock
17 55 (6.55%) Eclipse
18 52 (6.19%) gulp
19 50 (5.95%) jMock
General
1 226 (26.90%) Finance
2 112 (13.33%) Retail
3 93 (11.07%) Banking
4 67 (7.98%) Investment Banking
5 66 (7.86%) Retail Banking
6 21 (2.50%) Games
7 17 (2.02%) Front Office
7 17 (2.02%) Publishing
8 15 (1.79%) Marketing
9 9 (1.07%) Advertising
10 7 (0.83%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.71%) Electronics
12 5 (0.60%) Automotive
12 5 (0.60%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.60%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.24%) Legal
13 2 (0.24%) Military
14 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 373 (44.40%) Developer
2 309 (36.79%) Java Developer
3 87 (10.36%) Software Developer
4 84 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 82 (9.76%) Senior Developer
6 77 (9.17%) Java Software Developer
7 76 (9.05%) Senior Java Developer
8 62 (7.38%) Java Engineer
9 58 (6.90%) E-Commerce Developer
9 58 (6.90%) Java E-Commerce Developer
10 55 (6.55%) Software Engineer
11 38 (4.52%) Tester
12 35 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
13 34 (4.05%) Agile Developer
14 33 (3.93%) Agile Java Developer
15 31 (3.69%) Java Software Engineer
16 30 (3.57%) Consultant
16 30 (3.57%) Senior Java Engineer
17 29 (3.45%) AWS DevOps
18 28 (3.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 378 (45.00%) Spring
2 219 (26.07%) RESTful
3 194 (23.10%) Web Services
4 193 (22.98%) HTML
5 181 (21.55%) Hibernate
6 178 (21.19%) SOAP
7 158 (18.81%) CSS
8 153 (18.21%) AngularJS
9 150 (17.86%) REST
10 136 (16.19%) Grails
11 133 (15.83%) XML
12 96 (11.43%) Spring Boot
13 87 (10.36%) JSON
14 76 (9.05%) jQuery
14 76 (9.05%) Node.js
15 72 (8.57%) HTML5
15 72 (8.57%) RabbitMQ
16 68 (8.10%) React
17 61 (7.26%) J2EE
18 50 (5.95%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 122 (14.52%) Computer Science
2 63 (7.50%) Algorithms
3 62 (7.38%) Data Structures
3 62 (7.38%) User Experience
4 51 (6.07%) Linux Command Line
5 48 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
6 42 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (2.86%) Mobile App
8 22 (2.62%) Fintech
9 21 (2.50%) Management Information System
10 18 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (1.67%) iPad
12 13 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 12 (1.43%) Equities
13 12 (1.43%) Reinsurance
14 11 (1.31%) Cloud Native
15 10 (1.19%) Blog
16 6 (0.71%) Digital Media
16 6 (0.71%) FMCG
16 6 (0.71%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 254 (30.24%) Linux
2 112 (13.33%) Unix
3 90 (10.71%) Windows
4 20 (2.38%) CoreOS
5 19 (2.26%) CentOS
6 18 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (1.55%) Ubuntu
8 11 (1.31%) Android
9 10 (1.19%) Apple iOS
9 10 (1.19%) Debian
10 9 (1.07%) Windows Server
11 3 (0.36%) Kali Linux
12 2 (0.24%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.12%) AIX
13 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 539 (64.17%) Agile Software Development
2 284 (33.81%) Scrum
3 257 (30.60%) DevOps
4 256 (30.48%) Continuous Integration
4 256 (30.48%) TDD
5 195 (23.21%) Test Automation
6 170 (20.24%) Software Engineering
7 158 (18.81%) BDD
8 134 (15.95%) Open Source
9 115 (13.69%) Microservices
9 115 (13.69%) Unit Testing
10 114 (13.57%) Kanban
11 113 (13.45%) OO
12 110 (13.10%) E-Commerce
13 109 (12.98%) MVC
14 106 (12.62%) Continuous Delivery
15 104 (12.38%) Front End Development
16 82 (9.76%) Mentoring
16 82 (9.76%) Multithreading
17 74 (8.81%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 755 (89.88%) Java
2 360 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 234 (27.86%) Python
4 212 (25.24%) SQL
5 128 (15.24%) Scala
6 106 (12.62%) Ruby
7 92 (10.95%) Shell Script
8 83 (9.88%) C#
9 78 (9.29%) Bash Shell
10 38 (4.52%) C++
11 32 (3.81%) PHP
12 29 (3.45%) Go
13 27 (3.21%) Clojure
14 19 (2.26%) C
14 19 (2.26%) Perl
15 15 (1.79%) PowerShell
16 14 (1.67%) XPath
17 13 (1.55%) RPG
18 12 (1.43%) Jython
19 10 (1.19%) ES6
Qualifications
1 122 (14.52%) Degree
2 51 (6.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 27 (3.21%) SC Cleared
5 13 (1.55%) ISTQB
6 12 (1.43%) DV Cleared
7 8 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (0.83%) ISEB
9 2 (0.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.24%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.12%) IBM WebSphere Certification
10 1 (0.12%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 164 (19.52%) QA
2 10 (1.19%) ISO 20022
2 10 (1.19%) ISO 8583
3 6 (0.71%) SLA
4 2 (0.24%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.12%) GCP
System Software
1 138 (16.43%) Docker
2 48 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
3 28 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.55%) LXC
4 13 (1.55%) vSphere
5 10 (1.19%) Xen
6 6 (0.71%) KVM
7 5 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.36%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.36%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.24%) HDFS
10 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
10 1 (0.12%) etcd
10 1 (0.12%) iptables
Systems Management
1 133 (15.83%) Ansible
2 118 (14.05%) Puppet
3 93 (11.07%) Opscode Chef
4 68 (8.10%) Kubernetes
5 41 (4.88%) Terraform
6 17 (2.02%) Kibana
7 13 (1.55%) Grafana
7 13 (1.55%) Prometheus
7 13 (1.55%) rkt
8 11 (1.31%) CloudHub
9 9 (1.07%) HAProxy
10 8 (0.95%) CA Service Virtualization
11 7 (0.83%) Nagios
12 5 (0.60%) Graphite
12 5 (0.60%) logstash
12 5 (0.60%) Marathon
12 5 (0.60%) ZABBIX
13 4 (0.48%) Packer
14 3 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
15 2 (0.24%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 130 (15.48%) Oracle
2 55 (6.55%) Google
3 54 (6.43%) Perforce
4 52 (6.19%) CA Agile Central
5 49 (5.83%) Sybase
6 32 (3.81%) VMware
7 27 (3.21%) IBM
7 27 (3.21%) SAP
8 25 (2.98%) AppDynamics
9 20 (2.38%) Microsoft
9 20 (2.38%) MuleSoft
10 19 (2.26%) Splunk
11 17 (2.02%) Red Hat
12 15 (1.79%) hybris
13 14 (1.67%) Apigee
14 13 (1.55%) CA
15 12 (1.43%) F5
16 10 (1.19%) HP
17 9 (1.07%) Cisco
17 9 (1.07%) Dynatrace