The table below looks at the statistics for Grails skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Grails over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grails
Rank 238 235 245
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Permanent jobs citing Grails 14 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.060% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.46% 0.12% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 13
Average salary £43,000 £65,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.84% +62.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Grails
England

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3047 3383 4188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.68% 50.44% 52.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2670 3010 3794
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Grails
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Grails Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Grails
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Grails Salary Trend in the North West

Grails
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Grails across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Grails Salary Histogram in the North West

Grails
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Grails within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
Manchester -5 14 £43,000 -33.84%
Grails
England

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 54 (100.00%) Java
2 37 (68.52%) Tomcat
3 36 (66.67%) XML
3 36 (66.67%) JMS
3 36 (66.67%) Spring
4 34 (62.96%) Maven
5 31 (57.41%) XSLT
5 31 (57.41%) J2SE
5 31 (57.41%) XML Schema
5 31 (57.41%) XPath
6 30 (55.56%) DOM
6 30 (55.56%) SAX
6 30 (55.56%) WebSphere MQ
6 30 (55.56%) WebSphere
7 28 (51.85%) Linux
8 27 (50.00%) Android
9 26 (48.15%) Servlets
9 26 (48.15%) HTTP
10 24 (44.44%) Red Hat
10 24 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (35.19%) Software Engineering
12 18 (33.33%) SQL
12 18 (33.33%) Hazelcast
13 15 (27.78%) Windows
13 15 (27.78%) Computer Science
14 14 (25.93%) C#
14 14 (25.93%) Groovy
15 11 (20.37%) PHP
15 11 (20.37%) .NET
15 11 (20.37%) J2EE

Grails
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 37 (68.52%) Tomcat
2 30 (55.56%) WebSphere
3 11 (20.37%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.56%) JBoss
4 3 (5.56%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (20.37%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (48.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.33%) Hazelcast
2 6 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 34 (62.96%) Maven
2 7 (12.96%) Eclipse
3 3 (5.56%) JUnit
3 3 (5.56%) Selenium
3 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.56%) Gerrit
3 3 (5.56%) Gradle
3 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (9.26%) Games
2 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.85%) Automotive
2 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (87.04%) Developer
2 36 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 15 (27.78%) Senior Developer
4 11 (20.37%) Senior Analyst
4 11 (20.37%) Analyst
4 11 (20.37%) Developer Analyst
5 9 (16.67%) Software Engineer
6 7 (12.96%) Senior Software Engineer
6 7 (12.96%) Java Software Engineer
7 6 (11.11%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 6 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 5 (9.26%) J2EE Developer
8 5 (9.26%) Software Developer
9 4 (7.41%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (7.41%) Java Software Developer
9 4 (7.41%) Senior Java Software Developer
10 3 (5.56%) Web Programme Manager
10 3 (5.56%) Web Manager
10 3 (5.56%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (66.67%) XML
1 36 (66.67%) JMS
1 36 (66.67%) Spring
2 31 (57.41%) XSLT
2 31 (57.41%) J2SE
2 31 (57.41%) XML Schema
3 30 (55.56%) SAX
3 30 (55.56%) WebSphere MQ
3 30 (55.56%) DOM
4 26 (48.15%) Servlets
5 11 (20.37%) .NET
5 11 (20.37%) J2EE
6 4 (7.41%) JSP
6 4 (7.41%) Hibernate
6 4 (7.41%) REST
7 3 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (5.56%) HTML
7 3 (5.56%) CSS
7 3 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.78%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 28 (51.85%) Linux
2 27 (50.00%) Android
3 24 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (27.78%) Windows
5 1 (1.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.19%) Software Engineering
2 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.37%) Performance Management
3 10 (18.52%) E-Commerce
4 6 (11.11%) Scrum
5 5 (9.26%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (7.41%) UML
6 4 (7.41%) Configuration Management
6 4 (7.41%) Requirements Management
7 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.56%) MVC
7 3 (5.56%) Risk Management
7 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.56%) Change Control
7 3 (5.56%) Test Strategy
7 3 (5.56%) User Stories
8 1 (1.85%) Strategic Planning
8 1 (1.85%) OO
8 1 (1.85%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (57.41%) XPath
3 18 (33.33%) SQL
4 14 (25.93%) Groovy
4 14 (25.93%) C#
5 11 (20.37%) Objective-C
5 11 (20.37%) PHP
6 4 (7.41%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 24 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.11%) Oracle
4 4 (7.41%) VMware
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