Period
to 31 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 31 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Groovy
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 152 196 256
Rank change year-on-year +44 +60 -6
Permanent jobs citing Groovy 11 20 4
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.36% 0.44% 0.061%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.64% 0.84% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 4
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,100 £40,625
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.86% +11.02% +1.56%
Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 £44,050 £50,000
% change year-on-year +24.86% -11.90% +17.65%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,708 2,383 3,369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 55.62% 52.50% 51.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,500 2,074 2,993
Median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% - +1.18%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £61,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £46,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.98% +1.18% +6.25%

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Groovy as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Groovy in West Yorkshire

Groovy
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Groovy in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Groovy in West Yorkshire

Groovy
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Groovy in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Groovy in West Yorkshire

Groovy
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 31 May 2020. 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
Halifax +13 7 £75,000 +56.41%
Leeds +33 4 £50,000 -33.33%
Groovy
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) QA
3 7 (63.64%) Scrum
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
3 7 (63.64%) Python
3 7 (63.64%) CA
3 7 (63.64%) REXX
3 7 (63.64%) JCL
3 7 (63.64%) COBOL
3 7 (63.64%) Oracle
3 7 (63.64%) CA Service Virtualization
3 7 (63.64%) DevOps
3 7 (63.64%) PL/SQL
3 7 (63.64%) IBM UrbanCode
4 4 (36.36%) Creative Thinking
4 4 (36.36%) Acceptance Criteria
4 4 (36.36%) Traceability Matrix
4 4 (36.36%) Collaborative Working
4 4 (36.36%) Strategic Roadmap
4 4 (36.36%) Postman
4 4 (36.36%) SDLC
4 4 (36.36%) SDET
4 4 (36.36%) VersionOne
4 4 (36.36%) Matrix Organization
4 4 (36.36%) JIRA
4 4 (36.36%) Microservices
4 4 (36.36%) Test Planning
4 4 (36.36%) Confluence
4 4 (36.36%) Waterfall

Groovy
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 4 (36.36%) CICS
1 4 (36.36%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Azure
1 3 (27.27%) GCP
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) IBM UrbanCode
2 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
2 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 4 (36.36%) JIRA
2 4 (36.36%) Postman
2 4 (36.36%) Selenium
2 4 (36.36%) SoapUI
2 4 (36.36%) SpecFlow
2 4 (36.36%) VersionOne
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Development Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Software Development Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
1 4 (36.36%) CSS
1 4 (36.36%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (63.64%) DevOps
1 7 (63.64%) Scrum
1 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) Acceptance Criteria
2 4 (36.36%) Creative Thinking
2 4 (36.36%) Kanban
2 4 (36.36%) Matrix Organization
2 4 (36.36%) Microservices
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Process Improvement
2 4 (36.36%) Product Management
2 4 (36.36%) SDET
2 4 (36.36%) SDLC
2 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
2 4 (36.36%) Test Planning
2 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
2 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
2 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) COBOL
2 7 (63.64%) JCL
2 7 (63.64%) PL/SQL
2 7 (63.64%) Python
2 7 (63.64%) REXX
3 4 (36.36%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) C++
3 4 (36.36%) VBScript
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) CA
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Google