The table below looks at the statistics for Grails skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Grails over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grails
Rank 683 734 753
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +19
Permanent jobs citing Grails 198 163 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.15% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% 0.38% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 171 134 83
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £37,500 £35,700
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+15.29% +6.25%
Grails
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
38607 42805 40861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.76% 39.14% 40.15%
Number of salaries quoted 33262 36689 35616
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +6.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Grails
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Grails Jobs Demand Trend in England

Grails
Salary Trend in England

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

Grails Salary Trend in England

Grails
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Grails across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Grails Salary Histogram in England

Grails
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Grails within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +69 120 £62,500 +25.00% 15
South West +10 26 £48,750 +14.70% 1
South East +17 21 £60,000 +26.31% 10
North West -36 13 £47,500 +15.15% 9
Yorkshire +5 12 £35,750 -10.62% 12
North East - 5 £37,500 -
East Midlands +1 1 £44,000 +25.71%
Grails
UK

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 435 (98.42%) Java
2 331 (74.89%) Agile Software Development
3 299 (67.65%) Spring
4 245 (55.43%) Groovy
5 232 (52.49%) TDD
6 212 (47.96%) JavaScript
7 209 (47.29%) Hibernate
8 137 (31.00%) Scrum
9 131 (29.64%) CSS
10 117 (26.47%) SQL
11 114 (25.79%) BDD
12 113 (25.57%) jQuery
13 107 (24.21%) MySQL
14 106 (23.98%) HTML
15 101 (22.85%) J2EE
16 100 (22.62%) Finance
17 99 (22.40%) Scala
18 96 (21.72%) REST
19 94 (21.27%) Oracle
20 85 (19.23%) XML
20 85 (19.23%) JSON
21 82 (18.55%) MVC
21 82 (18.55%) Linux
22 78 (17.65%) Relational Database
23 74 (16.74%) Web Services
24 72 (16.29%) Java EE
25 71 (16.06%) Maven
26 70 (15.84%) JUnit
27 69 (15.61%) Struts
27 69 (15.61%) Ruby

Grails
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 50 (11.31%) Apache
2 37 (8.37%) Tomcat
3 36 (8.14%) JBoss
3 36 (8.14%) Elasticsearch
4 30 (6.79%) Apache Solr
5 28 (6.33%) Cloud Foundry
5 28 (6.33%) Apache Spark
6 25 (5.66%) Node.js
7 19 (4.30%) Jetty
8 16 (3.62%) GlassFish
9 10 (2.26%) Confluence
10 9 (2.04%) Mule
11 8 (1.81%) Mule ESB
12 6 (1.36%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.90%) CMS
13 4 (0.90%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.68%) WordPress
14 3 (0.68%) Liferay
14 3 (0.68%) SAS
14 3 (0.68%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (0.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 59 (13.35%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (10.86%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (3.17%) SaaS
4 13 (2.94%) OpenShift
5 5 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.13%) PaaS
6 1 (0.23%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.85%) Internet
2 16 (3.62%) HTTP
3 14 (3.17%) AMQP
4 11 (2.49%) FTP
5 10 (2.26%) Network Security
6 4 (0.90%) Asterisk PBX
7 2 (0.45%) SSL
7 2 (0.45%) Broadband
7 2 (0.45%) SMTP
8 1 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (24.21%) MySQL
2 78 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 65 (14.71%) SQL Server
4 52 (11.76%) MongoDB
5 37 (8.37%) Redis
6 32 (7.24%) NoSQL
6 32 (7.24%) Hadoop
7 31 (7.01%) Apache Cassandra
8 29 (6.56%) Riak
9 27 (6.11%) PostgreSQL
10 17 (3.85%) Big Data
11 14 (3.17%) Oracle Database
12 7 (1.58%) Oracle ODI
12 7 (1.58%) CouchDB
12 7 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.13%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.90%) MS Access
14 4 (0.90%) Couchbase
15 3 (0.68%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 71 (16.06%) Maven
2 70 (15.84%) JUnit
3 69 (15.61%) Git (software)
4 62 (14.03%) Cucumber
5 54 (12.22%) Mockito
6 51 (11.54%) Selenium
7 50 (11.31%) JIRA
8 45 (10.18%) Spock
9 39 (8.82%) Subversion
10 37 (8.37%) Eclipse
11 36 (8.14%) FishEye
12 34 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 32 (7.24%) Geb
14 31 (7.01%) EasyMock
15 30 (6.79%) jMock
16 29 (6.56%) Ant
17 28 (6.33%) Gradle
17 28 (6.33%) Jenkins
18 24 (5.43%) WebDriver
19 23 (5.20%) JMeter
General
1 100 (22.62%) Finance
2 35 (7.92%) Telecoms
3 18 (4.07%) Marketing
4 14 (3.17%) Games
5 7 (1.58%) Law
6 5 (1.13%) Advertising
7 3 (0.68%) Publishing
8 2 (0.45%) Legal
8 2 (0.45%) Banking
9 1 (0.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 361 (81.67%) Developer
2 301 (68.10%) Java Developer
3 147 (33.26%) Senior Developer
4 130 (29.41%) Senior Java Developer
5 28 (6.33%) Development Manager
6 26 (5.88%) Software Developer
7 24 (5.43%) Team Leader
8 23 (5.20%) Agile Java Developer
9 22 (4.98%) Software Engineer
10 20 (4.52%) Java Team Leader
11 19 (4.30%) Lead Java Developer
11 19 (4.30%) Lead Developer
12 17 (3.85%) Development Team Leader
13 13 (2.94%) Java Software Engineer
13 13 (2.94%) Web Developer
14 12 (2.71%) Senior Software Engineer
15 11 (2.49%) Java Software Developer
16 10 (2.26%) Technical Leader
17 9 (2.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
17 9 (2.04%) Java Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 299 (67.65%) Spring
2 209 (47.29%) Hibernate
3 131 (29.64%) CSS
4 113 (25.57%) jQuery
5 106 (23.98%) HTML
6 101 (22.85%) J2EE
7 96 (21.72%) REST
8 85 (19.23%) JSON
8 85 (19.23%) XML
9 74 (16.74%) Web Services
10 72 (16.29%) Java EE
11 69 (15.61%) Struts
12 59 (13.35%) AngularJS
13 46 (10.41%) Akka
14 45 (10.18%) JMS
15 42 (9.50%) HTML5
16 40 (9.05%) SOAP
16 40 (9.05%) JSP
17 36 (8.14%) CSS3
18 35 (7.92%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.43%) Computer Science
3 23 (5.20%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (3.17%) User Experience
5 9 (2.04%) PMI
6 8 (1.81%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.36%) Blog
8 5 (1.13%) Semantic Web
9 4 (0.90%) W3C
10 3 (0.68%) Taxonomies
10 3 (0.68%) Social Media
10 3 (0.68%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.68%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.23%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.23%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.23%) Over-the-Top Content
11 1 (0.23%) Online Games
11 1 (0.23%) iDTV
11 1 (0.23%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 82 (18.55%) Linux
2 35 (7.92%) Windows
3 33 (7.47%) Apple iOS
4 30 (6.79%) UNIX
5 12 (2.71%) Android
6 7 (1.58%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.90%) CentOS
8 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (74.89%) Agile Software Development
2 232 (52.49%) TDD
3 137 (31.00%) Scrum
4 114 (25.79%) BDD
5 82 (18.55%) MVC
6 65 (14.71%) Software Engineering
7 58 (13.12%) Open Source
8 56 (12.67%) Continuous Integration
9 44 (9.95%) OO
10 43 (9.73%) Pair Programming
11 38 (8.60%) SDLC
12 36 (8.14%) Mentoring
13 34 (7.69%) SOA
14 33 (7.47%) Software Architecture
15 32 (7.24%) UML
16 31 (7.01%) Web Development
17 29 (6.56%) E-Commerce
18 26 (5.88%) Web Design
19 25 (5.66%) DevOps
20 22 (4.98%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 435 (98.42%) Java
2 245 (55.43%) Groovy
3 212 (47.96%) JavaScript
4 117 (26.47%) SQL
5 99 (22.40%) Scala
6 69 (15.61%) Ruby
7 66 (14.93%) Python
8 28 (6.33%) Erlang
8 28 (6.33%) Clojure
8 28 (6.33%) Go
9 23 (5.20%) Objective-C
10 21 (4.75%) C
10 21 (4.75%) C#
11 18 (4.07%) C++
12 16 (3.62%) PHP
13 10 (2.26%) PL/SQL
14 9 (2.04%) Shell Script
15 8 (1.81%) Perl
15 8 (1.81%) VB
16 7 (1.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 63 (14.25%) Degree
2 11 (2.49%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.04%) Sun Certification
3 9 (2.04%) PMI Certification
4 7 (1.58%) PhD
5 4 (0.90%) MCP
5 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.90%) MCPD
6 1 (0.23%) ISEB
6 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 36 (8.14%) Docker
2 7 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.58%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 63 (14.25%) Puppet
2 37 (8.37%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (2.94%) Mesos
4 8 (1.81%) Ansible
Vendors
1 94 (21.27%) Oracle
2 24 (5.43%) Google
3 16 (3.62%) TIBCO
4 10 (2.26%) Atlassian
5 7 (1.58%) Akamai
5 7 (1.58%) VMware
5 7 (1.58%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.13%) Cognos
6 5 (1.13%) Microsoft
7 3 (0.68%) GUPTA
8 2 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.45%) Adobe
9 1 (0.23%) Sybase
9 1 (0.23%) Facebook
9 1 (0.23%) Twitter
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