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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grails
Rank 112 115 124
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Permanent jobs citing Grails 5 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.25% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.61% 0.37% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 3
Average salary £32,500 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.61% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
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
825 803 1014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 42.07% 43.78% 56.81%
Number of salaries quoted 739 703 949
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) XML
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
1 9 (100.00%) Spring
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Open Source
3 5 (55.56%) Cucumber
3 5 (55.56%) BDD
3 5 (55.56%) Puppet
3 5 (55.56%) Web Application Development
3 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
3 5 (55.56%) Karma Test Runner
3 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (55.56%) Pair Programming
3 5 (55.56%) Degree
3 5 (55.56%) JSON
3 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
3 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) WebDriver
3 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) Tomcat
3 5 (55.56%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (55.56%) Hibernate
4 4 (44.44%) XQuery
4 4 (44.44%) OO
4 4 (44.44%) XSLT
4 4 (44.44%) C++

Grails
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 5 (55.56%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
1 5 (55.56%) WebDriver
1 5 (55.56%) Cucumber
1 5 (55.56%) Karma Test Runner
2 4 (44.44%) Maven
3 3 (33.33%) JUnit
General
1 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
1 9 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) XML
1 9 (100.00%) Spring
2 5 (55.56%) JSON
2 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) Hibernate
3 4 (44.44%) XSLT
3 4 (44.44%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Open Source
2 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (55.56%) BDD
3 5 (55.56%) Web Application Development
3 5 (55.56%) Pair Programming
4 4 (44.44%) OO
5 3 (33.33%) Scrum
5 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) XQuery
3 4 (44.44%) C++
3 4 (44.44%) Groovy
4 3 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Puppet