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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Groovy
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 219 202
Rank change year-on-year +21 -17  
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 9 28 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.45% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.39% 1.03% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4 24 7
Median salary £50,000 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +27.77%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  

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 2287 2721 2521
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 47.96% 44.07% 49.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1974 2378 2241
Median salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +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
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 28 March 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
Warwickshire +21 8 £50,000 -13.04%
Coventry - 1 £60,000 -
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 19 (90.48%) Configuration Management
1 19 (90.48%) Python
1 19 (90.48%) Puppet
1 19 (90.48%) DevOps
2 18 (85.71%) Microservices
2 18 (85.71%) Terraform
2 18 (85.71%) Docker
2 18 (85.71%) Bash Shell
2 18 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (85.71%) Ruby
2 18 (85.71%) Web Services
2 18 (85.71%) Linux
3 17 (80.95%) Java
3 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (80.95%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (76.19%) Scala
4 16 (76.19%) Node.js
4 16 (76.19%) HTML
4 16 (76.19%) Scrum
4 16 (76.19%) JavaScript
4 16 (76.19%) Vagrant
4 16 (76.19%) Kubernetes
5 15 (71.43%) AWS CloudFormation
5 15 (71.43%) Continuous Delivery
5 15 (71.43%) HornetQ
5 15 (71.43%) Kafka
5 15 (71.43%) StatsD
5 15 (71.43%) VirtualBox
5 15 (71.43%) New Relic
5 15 (71.43%) Consul

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 18 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (71.43%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (76.19%) Vagrant
2 14 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.76%) Ant
4 1 (4.76%) Apache Archiva
4 1 (4.76%) Artifactory
4 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.76%) ClearCase
4 1 (4.76%) CruiseControl
4 1 (4.76%) Gradle
4 1 (4.76%) Maven
4 1 (4.76%) Mercurial
4 1 (4.76%) NuGet
4 1 (4.76%) Subversion
4 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (9.52%) Billing
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (61.90%) Senior DevOps
2 13 (61.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (9.52%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Principal Software Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Build and Release Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Build Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Java Technologist
4 1 (4.76%) Release Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Technologist
4 1 (4.76%) Technologist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (85.71%) Web Services
2 16 (76.19%) HTML
2 16 (76.19%) Node.js
3 15 (71.43%) ActiveMQ
3 15 (71.43%) HornetQ
3 15 (71.43%) JMS
3 15 (71.43%) Kafka
3 15 (71.43%) RESTful
4 4 (19.05%) REST
5 2 (9.52%) Spring
6 1 (4.76%) Akka
6 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.76%) Grails
6 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
6 1 (4.76%) HTML5
6 1 (4.76%) Java EE
6 1 (4.76%) JRuby
6 1 (4.76%) Spring Integration
6 1 (4.76%) Spring MVC
6 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (61.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Linux
2 15 (71.43%) CentOS
2 15 (71.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) Configuration Management
1 19 (90.48%) DevOps
2 18 (85.71%) Microservices
3 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (80.95%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (76.19%) Scrum
5 15 (71.43%) Automated Testing
5 15 (71.43%) Continuous Delivery
5 15 (71.43%) Software Engineering
6 3 (14.29%) Kanban
7 2 (9.52%) Software Delivery
7 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
7 2 (9.52%) TDD
8 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.76%) MVC
8 1 (4.76%) OOP
8 1 (4.76%) Open Source
8 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) Python
2 18 (85.71%) Bash Shell
2 18 (85.71%) Ruby
3 17 (80.95%) Java
4 16 (76.19%) JavaScript
4 16 (76.19%) Scala
5 1 (4.76%) Perl
5 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.76%) SQL
System Software
1 18 (85.71%) Docker
2 15 (71.43%) VirtualBox
2 15 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) etcd
3 1 (4.76%) flannel
Systems Management
1 19 (90.48%) Puppet
2 18 (85.71%) Terraform
3 16 (76.19%) Kubernetes
4 15 (71.43%) Consul
4 15 (71.43%) Docker Swarm
4 15 (71.43%) Mesos
4 15 (71.43%) Nagios
4 15 (71.43%) StatsD
5 4 (19.05%) Ansible
5 4 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (14.29%) rkt
7 1 (4.76%) Salt
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) New Relic
1 15 (71.43%) VMware
Telford, Shropshire
ANSON MCCADE
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