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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Grails
Rank - 128 120
Permanent jobs citing Grails 0 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol - 0.15% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.37% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 4
Average salary - £33,000 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -21.89%
UK excluding London average salary £52,250 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +18.75%
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
833 802 799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 45.95% 41.23% 46.97%
Number of salaries quoted 768 707 716
Average salary £39,500 £38,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.59% +6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) JUnit
1 13 (100.00%) Scrum
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) Spring
1 13 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 13 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 13 (100.00%) Spock
2 12 (92.31%) BDD
2 12 (92.31%) Mockito
2 12 (92.31%) TDD
3 11 (84.62%) Finance
4 8 (61.54%) Mule ESB
4 8 (61.54%) Apache Camel
4 8 (61.54%) Spring Integration
4 8 (61.54%) Mule
5 7 (53.85%) CRM
5 7 (53.85%) JMS
5 7 (53.85%) SOAP
5 7 (53.85%) Struts
5 7 (53.85%) Selenium
5 7 (53.85%) Integration Testing
5 7 (53.85%) Geb
5 7 (53.85%) REST
6 6 (46.15%) FishEye
6 6 (46.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (46.15%) EasyMock
6 6 (46.15%) jQuery
6 6 (46.15%) JSON
6 6 (46.15%) JIRA

Grails
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 8 (61.54%) Mule
1 8 (61.54%) Mule ESB
2 4 (30.77%) JBoss
3 3 (23.08%) Apache
4 1 (7.69%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 13 (100.00%) JUnit
1 13 (100.00%) Spock
2 12 (92.31%) Mockito
3 7 (53.85%) Geb
3 7 (53.85%) Selenium
4 6 (46.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (46.15%) EasyMock
4 6 (46.15%) FishEye
4 6 (46.15%) JIRA
5 5 (38.46%) jMock
6 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
7 1 (7.69%) FitNesse
7 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
7 1 (7.69%) Gradle
7 1 (7.69%) Maven
7 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
7 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 11 (84.62%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
1 13 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Developer
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Java Developer
3 8 (61.54%) Senior Developer
3 8 (61.54%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (46.15%) Senior Agile Developer
4 6 (46.15%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) Spring
2 8 (61.54%) Apache Camel
2 8 (61.54%) Spring Integration
3 7 (53.85%) JMS
3 7 (53.85%) REST
3 7 (53.85%) SOAP
3 7 (53.85%) Struts
4 6 (46.15%) CSS
4 6 (46.15%) Hibernate
4 6 (46.15%) jQuery
4 6 (46.15%) JSON
5 5 (38.46%) Java EE
6 3 (23.08%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (23.08%) Apache CXF
6 3 (23.08%) OSGi
7 1 (7.69%) EJB
7 1 (7.69%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 13 (100.00%) Scrum
2 12 (92.31%) BDD
2 12 (92.31%) TDD
3 7 (53.85%) CRM
3 7 (53.85%) Integration Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.69%) Kanban
6 1 (7.69%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) Groovy
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Atlassian