Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Groovy
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 274 302 321
Rank change year-on-year +28 +19 -19
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 24 23 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.64% 0.44% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 10 21 24
West Midlands median annual salary £46,250 £52,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.90% -16.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £22,500 £41,250 £26,625
90th Percentile £87,500 £75,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% -

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,743 5,186 5,195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 43.65% 52.82% 44.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3,195 4,523 4,325
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Groovy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Groovy in the West Midlands

Groovy
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Groovy in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Groovy in the West Midlands

Groovy
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Groovy in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Groovy in the West Midlands

Groovy
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 October 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
Coventry +19 12 £25,000 -16.67%
Birmingham 0 10 £62,500 - 1
Shropshire - 1 £45,000 - 1
Staffordshire - 1 £47,500 - 1
Groovy
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 23 (95.83%) Java
2 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (79.17%) Software Engineering
4 16 (66.67%) Docker
5 15 (62.50%) Scala
5 15 (62.50%) Microservices
6 14 (58.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 13 (54.17%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
7 13 (54.17%) Ruby
7 13 (54.17%) Spring
7 13 (54.17%) Scrum
8 11 (45.83%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (45.83%) Hibernate
8 11 (45.83%) TDD
8 11 (45.83%) Oracle
8 11 (45.83%) JUnit
8 11 (45.83%) Linux
8 11 (45.83%) JMS
8 11 (45.83%) Git (software)
8 11 (45.83%) BDD
8 11 (45.83%) Puppet
8 11 (45.83%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (45.83%) NoSQL
8 11 (45.83%) Relational Database
8 11 (45.83%) Java 8
9 10 (41.67%) RESTful
10 9 (37.50%) Shell Script
10 9 (37.50%) Configuration Management
10 9 (37.50%) Retail

Groovy
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (8.33%) JBoss
1 2 (8.33%) WildFly
2 1 (4.17%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) Apache Cassandra
1 11 (45.83%) NoSQL
1 11 (45.83%) PostgreSQL
1 11 (45.83%) Relational Database
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.33%) Big Data
3 2 (8.33%) HBase
3 2 (8.33%) Infinispan
3 2 (8.33%) MySQL
3 2 (8.33%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Git (software)
1 11 (45.83%) JUnit
2 9 (37.50%) JBehave
3 8 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 6 (25.00%) IntelliJ
5 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
6 2 (8.33%) Eclipse
6 2 (8.33%) Mockito
6 2 (8.33%) Selenium
6 2 (8.33%) SoapUI
6 2 (8.33%) SonarQube
7 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (4.17%) CruiseControl
7 1 (4.17%) JIRA
7 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (37.50%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Developer
2 12 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 10 (41.67%) Senior Developer
4 9 (37.50%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (25.00%) Software Developer
6 4 (16.67%) Lead Developer
6 4 (16.67%) Lead Software Developer
7 3 (12.50%) Java Software Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Analyst
8 2 (8.33%) Graduate
8 2 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Graduate Software Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Senior Java Software Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
9 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
9 1 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
9 1 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) Spring
2 11 (45.83%) Hibernate
2 11 (45.83%) JMS
3 10 (41.67%) RESTful
4 9 (37.50%) ActiveMQ
4 9 (37.50%) HornetQ
4 9 (37.50%) Kafka
4 9 (37.50%) Node.js
5 7 (29.17%) Grails
6 4 (16.67%) CSS
6 4 (16.67%) HTML
6 4 (16.67%) REST
7 3 (12.50%) .NET
7 3 (12.50%) SOAP
8 2 (8.33%) JavaBeans
8 2 (8.33%) JMX
8 2 (8.33%) Lucene
8 2 (8.33%) XML
8 2 (8.33%) XSD
8 2 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Smart Meter
2 4 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (79.17%) Software Engineering
3 15 (62.50%) Microservices
4 14 (58.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 13 (54.17%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (54.17%) Scrum
6 11 (45.83%) BDD
6 11 (45.83%) TDD
7 9 (37.50%) Configuration Management
7 9 (37.50%) Dependency Injection
8 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
9 4 (16.67%) Coaching
9 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
9 4 (16.67%) OO
9 4 (16.67%) Open Source
9 4 (16.67%) Open Source Development
10 2 (8.33%) Kanban
10 2 (8.33%) OOD
10 2 (8.33%) Pair Programming
10 2 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (95.83%) Java
2 15 (62.50%) Scala
3 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
3 13 (54.17%) Ruby
4 11 (45.83%) Java 8
5 9 (37.50%) Shell Script
6 4 (16.67%) C#
6 4 (16.67%) Python
6 4 (16.67%) SQL
7 3 (12.50%) PHP
8 2 (8.33%) RPG
9 1 (4.17%) Go
9 1 (4.17%) Perl
9 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 16 (66.67%) Docker
2 2 (8.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (45.83%) Puppet
2 9 (37.50%) Marathon
3 4 (16.67%) Kubernetes
4 1 (4.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft