The table below looks at the statistics for Grails skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Grails over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grails
Rank 96 97 95
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Grails 6 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.50% 0.85% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.11% 1.71% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 2
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,750 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,500 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
Grails
Scotland

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 Glasgow region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
541 702 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 45.08% 49.68% 52.55%
Number of salaries quoted 344 448 264
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Grails
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Grails Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Grails
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Grails Salary Trend in Glasgow

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 21 (100.00%) Java
1 21 (100.00%) Spring
2 19 (90.48%) Relational Database
3 16 (76.19%) Oracle
3 16 (76.19%) Mobile Development
4 13 (61.90%) Struts
4 13 (61.90%) Content Management
4 13 (61.90%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
5 11 (52.38%) RDBMS
6 10 (47.62%) XML
6 10 (47.62%) JBoss
6 10 (47.62%) E-Commerce
6 10 (47.62%) OOD
6 10 (47.62%) RESTful
6 10 (47.62%) Mobile App
7 9 (42.86%) HTML
7 9 (42.86%) CSS
7 9 (42.86%) jQuery
7 9 (42.86%) Liferay
8 8 (38.10%) Web Services
9 7 (33.33%) CRM
10 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
11 5 (23.81%) SQL
11 5 (23.81%) OO
11 5 (23.81%) TDD
12 4 (19.05%) Web Application Development
13 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
13 3 (14.29%) Open Source
13 3 (14.29%) User Experience

Grails
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 10 (47.62%) JBoss
2 9 (42.86%) Liferay
3 1 (4.76%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (90.48%) Relational Database
2 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 11 (52.38%) RDBMS
General
1 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Developer
1 18 (85.71%) Java Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Senior Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Java Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) Spring
2 13 (61.90%) Struts
3 10 (47.62%) XML
3 10 (47.62%) RESTful
4 9 (42.86%) jQuery
4 9 (42.86%) HTML
4 9 (42.86%) CSS
5 8 (38.10%) Web Services
6 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
7 1 (4.76%) JDBC
7 1 (4.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Mobile App
2 3 (14.29%) User Experience
2 3 (14.29%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Mobile Development
2 13 (61.90%) Content Management
2 13 (61.90%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (47.62%) E-Commerce
3 10 (47.62%) OOD
4 7 (33.33%) CRM
5 5 (23.81%) OO
5 5 (23.81%) TDD
6 4 (19.05%) Web Application Development
7 2 (9.52%) BDD
8 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) SQL
4 2 (9.52%) Groovy
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Oracle