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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Groovy
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 230 232 212
Rank change year-on-year +2 -20  
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 3 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.059% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.11% 0.50% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 9
Median salary £37,000 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.80% -3.84%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  

Groovy is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2766 2612 2743
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 54.28% 42.85% 47.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2420 2171 2472
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Groovy as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry - 3 £37,000 - 1
Groovy
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (76.92%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (76.92%) Test Automation
4 9 (69.23%) RESTful
4 9 (69.23%) Scala
4 9 (69.23%) Node.js
4 9 (69.23%) Kafka
4 9 (69.23%) Vagrant
4 9 (69.23%) HornetQ
4 9 (69.23%) Bash Shell
4 9 (69.23%) Puppet
4 9 (69.23%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (69.23%) VirtualBox
4 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (69.23%) CentOS
4 9 (69.23%) New Relic
4 9 (69.23%) StatsD
4 9 (69.23%) Docker
4 9 (69.23%) DevOps
4 9 (69.23%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (69.23%) Mesos
4 9 (69.23%) Microservices
4 9 (69.23%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (69.23%) Kubernetes
4 9 (69.23%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (69.23%) Terraform
4 9 (69.23%) Consul
4 9 (69.23%) Docker Swarm

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:

Cloud Services
1 10 (76.92%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (69.23%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Git (software)
1 9 (69.23%) Vagrant
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) DevOps Engineer
1 9 (69.23%) Senior DevOps
1 9 (69.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Support
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) ActiveMQ
1 9 (69.23%) HornetQ
1 9 (69.23%) HTML
1 9 (69.23%) JMS
1 9 (69.23%) Kafka
1 9 (69.23%) Node.js
1 9 (69.23%) RESTful
1 9 (69.23%) Web Services
2 3 (23.08%) Grails
3 2 (15.38%) Akka
3 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
3 2 (15.38%) Spring
4 1 (7.69%) jQuery
4 1 (7.69%) JSON
4 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) CentOS
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
1 9 (69.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (84.62%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (76.92%) Test Automation
3 9 (69.23%) Configuration Management
3 9 (69.23%) Continuous Delivery
3 9 (69.23%) DevOps
3 9 (69.23%) Microservices
3 9 (69.23%) Scrum
3 9 (69.23%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) OOP
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (69.23%) Bash Shell
2 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 9 (69.23%) Python
2 9 (69.23%) Ruby
2 9 (69.23%) Scala
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) RPG
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Docker
1 9 (69.23%) VirtualBox
1 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) Consul
1 9 (69.23%) Docker Swarm
1 9 (69.23%) Kubernetes
1 9 (69.23%) Mesos
1 9 (69.23%) Nagios
1 9 (69.23%) Puppet
1 9 (69.23%) StatsD
1 9 (69.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) New Relic
1 9 (69.23%) VMware
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