Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Groovy
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 301 321 283
Rank change year-on-year +20 -38 +13
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 24 21 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.18% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.46% 0.40% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 22 19 38
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.00% -3.85% +44.44%
10th Percentile £41,563 £44,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £85,000 £102,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +15.00%

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 5237 5240 5155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 51.71% 45.84% 47.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4523 4387 4588
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £25,150 £23,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 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
Birmingham +25 15 £62,500 -21.88%
Warwickshire +3 5 £52,500 +90.91%
Coventry - 3 £30,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £60,000 -
Groovy
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 22 (91.67%) Java
2 20 (83.33%) Test Automation
3 19 (79.17%) Cucumber
4 18 (75.00%) BDD
4 18 (75.00%) Scala
4 18 (75.00%) JUnit
5 15 (62.50%) Selenium
5 15 (62.50%) Mentoring
6 14 (58.33%) Jenkins
6 14 (58.33%) TDD
6 14 (58.33%) C#
7 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
7 13 (54.17%) Protractor
8 12 (50.00%) Node.js
8 12 (50.00%) RPG
9 11 (45.83%) Unit Testing
9 11 (45.83%) Web Testing
9 11 (45.83%) Functional Testing
10 7 (29.17%) HP UFT
10 7 (29.17%) ISTQB
10 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (29.17%) Ranorex
11 6 (25.00%) iSeries
11 6 (25.00%) RESTful
11 6 (25.00%) Finance
11 6 (25.00%) Hibernate
11 6 (25.00%) Spring
11 6 (25.00%) Degree
12 5 (20.83%) Shell Script

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (20.83%) DB2
1 5 (20.83%) NoSQL
1 5 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (20.83%) QlikView
1 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (79.17%) Cucumber
2 18 (75.00%) JUnit
3 15 (62.50%) Selenium
4 14 (58.33%) Jenkins
5 13 (54.17%) Protractor
6 7 (29.17%) HP UFT
6 7 (29.17%) Ranorex
7 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
7 5 (20.83%) JBehave
8 2 (8.33%) Mocha
8 2 (8.33%) SoapUI
8 2 (8.33%) WebDriver
8 2 (8.33%) webpack
9 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
9 1 (4.17%) Maven
9 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Retail
3 2 (8.33%) Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Lead Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Architect
3 6 (25.00%) Automation Test Lead
3 6 (25.00%) Head of Testing
3 6 (25.00%) Lead Architect
3 6 (25.00%) Test Architect
3 6 (25.00%) Test Automation Architect
4 5 (20.83%) Lead Software Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Software Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) Node.js
2 6 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (25.00%) RESTful
2 6 (25.00%) Spring
3 5 (20.83%) .NET
3 5 (20.83%) ActiveMQ
3 5 (20.83%) HornetQ
3 5 (20.83%) JMS
3 5 (20.83%) Kafka
3 5 (20.83%) WPF
4 3 (12.50%) CSS
4 3 (12.50%) HTML
5 2 (8.33%) Gherkin
5 2 (8.33%) Immutable.js
5 2 (8.33%) Jest
5 2 (8.33%) JSTL
5 2 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (8.33%) React
5 2 (8.33%) SOAP
5 2 (8.33%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) iSeries
2 5 (20.83%) Mobile App
2 5 (20.83%) Smart Meter
3 2 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (8.33%) Social Network
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 18 (75.00%) BDD
3 15 (62.50%) Mentoring
4 14 (58.33%) TDD
5 11 (45.83%) Functional Testing
5 11 (45.83%) Unit Testing
5 11 (45.83%) Web Testing
6 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (20.83%) Coaching
7 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
7 5 (20.83%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (20.83%) Dependency Injection
7 5 (20.83%) Microservices
7 5 (20.83%) Scrum
7 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
7 5 (20.83%) Visualisation
8 2 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (4.17%) Line Management
9 1 (4.17%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) Java
2 18 (75.00%) Scala
3 14 (58.33%) C#
4 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
5 12 (50.00%) RPG
6 5 (20.83%) Delphi
6 5 (20.83%) Ruby
6 5 (20.83%) Shell Script
7 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) ISTQB
2 6 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (8.33%) ISEB
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Marathon
1 5 (20.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) IBM
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle
1 5 (20.83%) Zoomdata
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) SAP