The table below looks at the statistics for Grails skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Grails over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grails
Rank 167 160 154
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Permanent jobs citing Grails 4 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.12% 0.34% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 0.86% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 3
Average salary £65,000 £31,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+106.34% -19.23%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
Grails
West Yorkshire

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 Leeds region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1236 1278 1142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 35.76% 39.27% 38.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1020 1021 1025
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

Grails
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Grails Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Grails
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Grails Salary Trend in Leeds

Grails
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Grails across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Grails Salary Histogram in Leeds

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (80.00%) J2EE
2 4 (80.00%) JUnit
2 4 (80.00%) JAXB
2 4 (80.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (60.00%) Retail
3 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Automotive
3 3 (60.00%) UNIX
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Solaris
3 3 (60.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) XML Schema
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) SAX
5 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (20.00%) W3C
5 1 (20.00%) DOM
5 1 (20.00%) XSLT
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) Apache
5 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce

Grails
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) GlassFish
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) JUnit
General
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) J2EE
2 4 (80.00%) JAXB
2 4 (80.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) XML Schema
4 1 (20.00%) SAX
4 1 (20.00%) DOM
4 1 (20.00%) XSLT
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) JMS
4 1 (20.00%) WSDL
4 1 (20.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) W3C
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) XPath
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle