Period
to 15 December 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 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Groovy
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 259 303 306
Rank change year-on-year +44 +3 -30
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 19 24 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.24% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.55% 0.46% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 8 22 18
West Midlands median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% -12.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £39,125 £44,563 £46,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £75,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%

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 3,424 5,183 5,118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 42.41% 51.45% 46.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2,855 4,425 4,293
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £59,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 December 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 December 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
Birmingham +7 10 £75,000 +15.38%
Coventry +18 7 £32,500 +4.84%
Shropshire - 1 £45,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £47,500 - 2
Groovy
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 18 (94.74%) Java
2 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (89.47%) Software Engineering
3 15 (78.95%) Microservices
4 14 (73.68%) Continuous Delivery
5 12 (63.16%) Spring
5 12 (63.16%) TDD
5 12 (63.16%) Docker
5 12 (63.16%) Scala
6 11 (57.89%) Ruby
7 10 (52.63%) Cucumber
7 10 (52.63%) Puppet
8 9 (47.37%) NoSQL
8 9 (47.37%) BDD
8 9 (47.37%) Git (software)
8 9 (47.37%) Relational Database
8 9 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
8 9 (47.37%) Oracle
9 8 (42.11%) Linux
9 8 (42.11%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (42.11%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (36.84%) REST
10 7 (36.84%) RESTful
10 7 (36.84%) Scrum
11 6 (31.58%) Hibernate
11 6 (31.58%) JMS
11 6 (31.58%) IntelliJ
11 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
11 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management

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 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (10.53%) WildFly
2 1 (5.26%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) NoSQL
1 9 (47.37%) Relational Database
2 8 (42.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (42.11%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (15.79%) MySQL
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
4 2 (10.53%) Big Data
4 2 (10.53%) HBase
4 2 (10.53%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Cucumber
2 9 (47.37%) Git (software)
3 6 (31.58%) IntelliJ
3 6 (31.58%) JBehave
3 6 (31.58%) JUnit
4 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
5 4 (21.05%) Mockito
5 4 (21.05%) SonarQube
6 2 (10.53%) Selenium
6 2 (10.53%) SoapUI
7 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (5.26%) CruiseControl
7 1 (5.26%) JIRA
7 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (31.58%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 12 (63.16%) Java Developer
2 12 (63.16%) Senior Developer
3 11 (57.89%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Java Software Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Senior Java Software Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
8 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Build and Release Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) Build Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) Lead Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Lead Software Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Release Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) Spring
2 7 (36.84%) REST
2 7 (36.84%) RESTful
3 6 (31.58%) ActiveMQ
3 6 (31.58%) Grails
3 6 (31.58%) Hibernate
3 6 (31.58%) HornetQ
3 6 (31.58%) JMS
3 6 (31.58%) Kafka
3 6 (31.58%) Node.js
4 4 (21.05%) .NET
4 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
4 4 (21.05%) Apache Camel
4 4 (21.05%) Dropwizard
4 4 (21.05%) Play Framework
4 4 (21.05%) SOAP
4 4 (21.05%) WireMock
5 3 (15.79%) Ajax
5 3 (15.79%) CSS
5 3 (15.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Greenfield Project
1 6 (31.58%) Smart Meter
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (89.47%) Software Engineering
2 15 (78.95%) Microservices
3 14 (73.68%) Continuous Delivery
4 12 (63.16%) TDD
5 9 (47.37%) BDD
5 9 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (36.84%) Scrum
7 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
7 6 (31.58%) Dependency Injection
7 6 (31.58%) Open Source
7 6 (31.58%) Open Source Development
8 4 (21.05%) Pair Programming
9 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
10 1 (5.26%) API Testing
10 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (5.26%) CQRS
10 1 (5.26%) Domain-Driven Design
10 1 (5.26%) Functional Testing
10 1 (5.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) Java
2 12 (63.16%) Scala
3 11 (57.89%) Ruby
4 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
5 6 (31.58%) Java 8
5 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
6 5 (26.32%) Python
7 3 (15.79%) C#
7 3 (15.79%) SQL
8 1 (5.26%) Go
8 1 (5.26%) Perl
8 1 (5.26%) PHP
8 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Docker
2 2 (10.53%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) Puppet
2 6 (31.58%) Kubernetes
2 6 (31.58%) Marathon
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft