The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grails
Rank 192 238 239
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +1
Permanent jobs citing Grails 49 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.68% 0.014% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.55% 0.029% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 28 1 1
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +23.52%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3171 3452 3543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.07% 47.82% 47.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2678 3076 3249
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Grails
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +37 36 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Lancashire - 12 - - 3
Cheshire - 1 £50,000 -
Grails
England

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 51 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (74.51%) Spring
3 34 (66.67%) XML
4 32 (62.75%) Maven
5 31 (60.78%) XPath
5 31 (60.78%) Android
5 31 (60.78%) DOM
5 31 (60.78%) XSLT
5 31 (60.78%) Linux
5 31 (60.78%) Tomcat
5 31 (60.78%) JMS
5 31 (60.78%) XML Schema
5 31 (60.78%) SAX
6 29 (56.86%) J2SE
6 29 (56.86%) HTTP
6 29 (56.86%) WebSphere
7 26 (50.98%) WebSphere MQ
7 26 (50.98%) Servlets
8 25 (49.02%) Red Hat
8 25 (49.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (47.06%) Hazelcast
10 23 (45.10%) Windows
10 23 (45.10%) Software Engineering
11 15 (29.41%) Groovy
12 13 (25.49%) Computer Science
12 13 (25.49%) SQL
12 13 (25.49%) .NET
13 12 (23.53%) C#
13 12 (23.53%) PHP
13 12 (23.53%) Microsoft

Grails
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 31 (60.78%) Tomcat
2 29 (56.86%) WebSphere
3 12 (23.53%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.92%) Apache
5 1 (1.96%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (23.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 29 (56.86%) HTTP
2 3 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (47.06%) Hazelcast
2 5 (9.80%) MySQL
3 3 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (62.75%) Maven
2 3 (5.88%) Eclipse
2 3 (5.88%) JUnit
2 3 (5.88%) Selenium
2 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.92%) Gerrit
3 2 (3.92%) Gradle
3 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 7 (13.73%) Games
2 1 (1.96%) Electronics
2 1 (1.96%) Military
Job Titles
1 47 (92.16%) Developer
2 35 (68.63%) Java Developer
3 19 (37.25%) Senior Developer
4 12 (23.53%) Senior Analyst
4 12 (23.53%) Developer Analyst
4 12 (23.53%) Analyst
5 10 (19.61%) Software Engineer
6 7 (13.73%) Software Developer
6 7 (13.73%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 7 (13.73%) Senior Software Engineer
6 7 (13.73%) Java Software Engineer
6 7 (13.73%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (11.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 5 (9.80%) Senior Java Software Developer
8 5 (9.80%) Java Software Developer
8 5 (9.80%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (9.80%) J2EE Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Architect
9 1 (1.96%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (1.96%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (74.51%) Spring
2 34 (66.67%) XML
3 31 (60.78%) DOM
3 31 (60.78%) XSLT
3 31 (60.78%) JMS
3 31 (60.78%) XML Schema
3 31 (60.78%) SAX
4 29 (56.86%) J2SE
5 26 (50.98%) WebSphere MQ
5 26 (50.98%) Servlets
6 13 (25.49%) .NET
7 7 (13.73%) J2EE
8 3 (5.88%) Hibernate
8 3 (5.88%) CSS
8 3 (5.88%) JSP
8 3 (5.88%) HTML
9 1 (1.96%) Ajax
9 1 (1.96%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (1.96%) Struts
9 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (60.78%) Android
1 31 (60.78%) Linux
2 25 (49.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (45.10%) Windows
4 1 (1.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (45.10%) Software Engineering
2 12 (23.53%) E-Commerce
2 12 (23.53%) Performance Management
3 5 (9.80%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (7.84%) MVC
5 3 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.88%) UML
5 3 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (5.88%) Change Control
6 2 (3.92%) Test Strategy
6 2 (3.92%) Web Development
6 2 (3.92%) Scrum
7 1 (1.96%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.96%) Validation
7 1 (1.96%) CMMI
7 1 (1.96%) TDD
7 1 (1.96%) Information Management
7 1 (1.96%) Requirements Management
7 1 (1.96%) Automated Testing
7 1 (1.96%) Communications Security
Programming Languages
1 51 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (60.78%) XPath
3 15 (29.41%) Groovy
4 13 (25.49%) SQL
5 12 (23.53%) C#
5 12 (23.53%) PHP
5 12 (23.53%) Objective-C
6 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.96%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 25 (49.02%) Red Hat
2 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) JBoss
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