The table below looks at the statistics for Grails skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Grails over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grails
Rank 272 315 299
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -16
Permanent jobs citing Grails 30 27 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.30% 0.21% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.88% 0.57% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 27 25 27
Average salary £62,500 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £43,500 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £51,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +0.62%
Grails
London

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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3416 4743 4582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 34.03% 37.54% 39.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2966 4099 4039
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Grails
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Grails Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Grails
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Grails Salary Trend in the City of London

Grails
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Grails across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Grails Salary Histogram in the City of London

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 51 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (80.39%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (64.71%) Groovy
4 31 (60.78%) Scrum
5 28 (54.90%) TDD
6 27 (52.94%) Spring
6 27 (52.94%) JavaScript
7 23 (45.10%) SQL
8 21 (41.18%) Hibernate
9 18 (35.29%) CSS
10 16 (31.37%) HTML
10 16 (31.37%) Pair Programming
11 15 (29.41%) XML
11 15 (29.41%) MVC
12 14 (27.45%) Finance
12 14 (27.45%) Web Services
12 14 (27.45%) jQuery
13 13 (25.49%) SQL Server
14 12 (23.53%) JUnit
14 12 (23.53%) Ajax
14 12 (23.53%) MongoDB
15 11 (21.57%) JSON
15 11 (21.57%) Amazon AWS
16 10 (19.61%) J2EE
16 10 (19.61%) MySQL
16 10 (19.61%) Oracle
16 10 (19.61%) Software Engineering
16 10 (19.61%) JIRA
16 10 (19.61%) FishEye
17 9 (17.65%) Cucumber

Grails
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 6 (11.76%) Apache
2 5 (9.80%) Confluence
3 4 (7.84%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.84%) Mule
4 3 (5.88%) Apache Solr
5 2 (3.92%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (21.57%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (13.73%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (7.84%) SaaS
4 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.96%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.65%) Internet
2 6 (11.76%) FTP
3 4 (7.84%) HTTP
4 2 (3.92%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.49%) SQL Server
2 12 (23.53%) MongoDB
3 10 (19.61%) MySQL
4 9 (17.65%) NoSQL
5 6 (11.76%) Relational Database
6 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (9.80%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (7.84%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (7.84%) Redis
7 4 (7.84%) Riak
8 2 (3.92%) DB2
8 2 (3.92%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (23.53%) JUnit
2 10 (19.61%) JIRA
2 10 (19.61%) FishEye
3 9 (17.65%) Cucumber
4 8 (15.69%) Maven
5 7 (13.73%) Jenkins
5 7 (13.73%) Mockito
5 7 (13.73%) Spock
5 7 (13.73%) Geb
5 7 (13.73%) Subversion
5 7 (13.73%) Selenium
5 7 (13.73%) FitNesse
6 6 (11.76%) EasyMock
6 6 (11.76%) WebDriver
6 6 (11.76%) SoapUI
7 5 (9.80%) RSpec
7 5 (9.80%) Gradle
7 5 (9.80%) jMock
7 5 (9.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (9.80%) Ant
General
1 14 (27.45%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Publishing
3 2 (3.92%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (92.16%) Developer
2 46 (90.20%) Java Developer
3 11 (21.57%) Senior Java Developer
3 11 (21.57%) Senior Developer
4 9 (17.65%) Java Software Developer
4 9 (17.65%) Software Developer
5 8 (15.69%) Software Engineer
5 8 (15.69%) Java Software Engineer
6 7 (13.73%) Java Programmer
6 7 (13.73%) J2EE Software Engineer
6 7 (13.73%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 7 (13.73%) Software Programmer
6 7 (13.73%) J2EE Developer
6 7 (13.73%) Programmer
7 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
7 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 3 (5.88%) SQL Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (52.94%) Spring
2 21 (41.18%) Hibernate
3 18 (35.29%) CSS
4 16 (31.37%) HTML
5 15 (29.41%) XML
6 14 (27.45%) Web Services
6 14 (27.45%) jQuery
7 12 (23.53%) Ajax
8 11 (21.57%) JSON
9 10 (19.61%) J2EE
10 9 (17.65%) JMS
11 8 (15.69%) SOAP
11 8 (15.69%) REST
12 7 (13.73%) HTML5
13 6 (11.76%) WSDL
13 6 (11.76%) XML-RPC
13 6 (11.76%) Struts
14 5 (9.80%) Apache Camel
14 5 (9.80%) Velocity
15 4 (7.84%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Social Media
2 4 (7.84%) Blog
2 4 (7.84%) Open Source
3 2 (3.92%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.92%) User Experience
3 2 (3.92%) PlayStation
4 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (80.39%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (60.78%) Scrum
3 28 (54.90%) TDD
4 16 (31.37%) Pair Programming
5 15 (29.41%) MVC
6 10 (19.61%) Software Engineering
7 9 (17.65%) BDD
7 9 (17.65%) E-Commerce
8 8 (15.69%) OO
8 8 (15.69%) Analytics
9 7 (13.73%) Web Development
9 7 (13.73%) OOP
9 7 (13.73%) CRM
10 5 (9.80%) Refactoring
10 5 (9.80%) ETL
11 4 (7.84%) Mobile Commerce
11 4 (7.84%) B2B
11 4 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (7.84%) User Stories
12 3 (5.88%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 51 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (64.71%) Groovy
3 27 (52.94%) JavaScript
4 23 (45.10%) SQL
5 9 (17.65%) Scala
6 6 (11.76%) Ruby
7 5 (9.80%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.92%) Python
9 1 (1.96%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) StatsD
1 1 (1.96%) logstash
1 1 (1.96%) Kibana
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) Oracle
2 7 (13.73%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (9.80%) Atlassian
3 5 (9.80%) Cognos
4 4 (7.84%) TIBCO
4 4 (7.84%) SEEBURGER
5 2 (3.92%) Akamai
6 1 (1.96%) New Relic
6 1 (1.96%) Google
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Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago