The table below looks at the statistics for Grails skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Grails over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grails
Rank 128 134 120
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Permanent jobs citing Grails 4 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.20% 0.15% 0.059%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.49% 0.31% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 1
Average salary £33,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Grails
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
823 962 711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 41.54% 49.38% 41.80%
Number of salaries quoted 709 856 641
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Grails
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Grails across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Grails Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Grails
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Grails across the Bristol region.

Grails Salary Trend in Bristol

Grails
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing Grails also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Grails.

1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) XSLT
2 4 (80.00%) XQuery
2 4 (80.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) Groovy
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) JUnit
2 4 (80.00%) Maven
2 4 (80.00%) RESTful
3 3 (60.00%) Open Source
3 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) MarkLogic
4 1 (20.00%) Publishing
4 1 (20.00%) Mule
4 1 (20.00%) Apache Solr

Grails
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing Grails also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Grails. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Mule
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Solr
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) JUnit
1 4 (80.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) XSLT
2 4 (80.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) XQuery
2 4 (80.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) Groovy
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle