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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grails
Rank 222 237 250
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +13
Permanent jobs citing Grails 20 3 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.29% 0.045% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.71% 0.092% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 20 3 19
Average salary £46,500 £65,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.46% +62.50%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -8.57%
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
2799 3271 4173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.14% 49.41% 52.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2484 2922 3761
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,000 £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 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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 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
Manchester +13 20 £46,500 -28.46% 2
Grails
England

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 41 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (60.98%) Tomcat
3 24 (58.54%) JMS
3 24 (58.54%) XML
3 24 (58.54%) Maven
4 23 (56.10%) J2SE
5 22 (53.66%) WebSphere MQ
5 22 (53.66%) WebSphere
6 20 (48.78%) Spring
7 18 (43.90%) XPath
7 18 (43.90%) XML Schema
7 18 (43.90%) XSLT
7 18 (43.90%) SQL
8 17 (41.46%) DOM
8 17 (41.46%) Servlets
8 17 (41.46%) HTTP
8 17 (41.46%) SAX
9 16 (39.02%) Linux
10 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (34.15%) Red Hat
11 14 (34.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (31.71%) Computer Science
13 12 (29.27%) Android
13 12 (29.27%) C#
14 10 (24.39%) Web Services
14 10 (24.39%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (24.39%) Hazelcast
14 10 (24.39%) Ruby
14 10 (24.39%) Ruby on Rails
15 9 (21.95%) Oracle

Grails
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 25 (60.98%) Tomcat
2 22 (53.66%) WebSphere
3 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.32%) SAS
5 1 (2.44%) JBoss
5 1 (2.44%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (24.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (41.46%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) Hazelcast
2 8 (19.51%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (58.54%) Maven
2 7 (17.07%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.44%) JUnit
3 1 (2.44%) Selenium
3 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.44%) Gerrit
3 1 (2.44%) Gradle
3 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.44%) Finance
1 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
1 1 (2.44%) Automotive
1 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (70.73%) Developer
2 24 (58.54%) Java Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Web Manager
3 7 (17.07%) Programme Manager
3 7 (17.07%) Web Programme Manager
4 6 (14.63%) Senior Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Developer Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Java Software Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (2.44%) J2EE Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Java Software Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (58.54%) XML
1 24 (58.54%) JMS
2 23 (56.10%) J2SE
3 22 (53.66%) WebSphere MQ
4 20 (48.78%) Spring
5 18 (43.90%) XSLT
5 18 (43.90%) XML Schema
6 17 (41.46%) SAX
6 17 (41.46%) DOM
6 17 (41.46%) Servlets
7 10 (24.39%) Web Services
7 10 (24.39%) Ruby on Rails
8 8 (19.51%) .NET
8 8 (19.51%) J2EE
9 6 (14.63%) REST
10 2 (4.88%) Hibernate
10 2 (4.88%) JSP
11 1 (2.44%) HTML
11 1 (2.44%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) Computer Science
2 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (39.02%) Linux
2 14 (34.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (29.27%) Android
4 7 (17.07%) Windows
5 1 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.95%) Software Engineering
3 8 (19.51%) Scrum
4 7 (17.07%) Risk Management
4 7 (17.07%) PRINCE2
4 7 (17.07%) User Stories
5 6 (14.63%) UML
5 6 (14.63%) Requirements Management
6 5 (12.20%) Performance Management
7 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.44%) MVC
9 1 (2.44%) OOA/OOD
9 1 (2.44%) OO
9 1 (2.44%) Strategic Planning
9 1 (2.44%) Change Control
9 1 (2.44%) Test Strategy
9 1 (2.44%) Project Planning
9 1 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (43.90%) SQL
2 18 (43.90%) XPath
3 12 (29.27%) C#
4 10 (24.39%) Ruby
5 6 (14.63%) PL/SQL
5 6 (14.63%) Groovy
6 5 (12.20%) Objective-C
6 5 (12.20%) PHP
7 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (4.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Red Hat
2 9 (21.95%) Oracle
3 6 (14.63%) VMware
4 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
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