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 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 221 248 248
Rank change year-on-year
+27 0
Permanent jobs citing Grails 21 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.042% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.78% 0.088% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 21 2 11
Average salary £45,000 £67,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +58.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,961 £65,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £69,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
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
2689 3408 3683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.73% 47.66% 49.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2291 2944 3291
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 £26,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 1 April 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 1 April 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
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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 +14 16 £47,500 -29.62% 1
Lancashire - 3 £25,961 -
Cheshire - 2 £40,000 -
Grails
England

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 34 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (55.88%) SQL
2 19 (55.88%) Web Services
3 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (44.12%) Ruby
4 15 (44.12%) Ruby on Rails
5 13 (38.24%) Oracle
5 13 (38.24%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (35.29%) C#
6 12 (35.29%) Tomcat
6 12 (35.29%) Maven
7 11 (32.35%) XML
7 11 (32.35%) J2SE
7 11 (32.35%) JMS
7 11 (32.35%) WebSphere MQ
7 11 (32.35%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (32.35%) WebSphere
8 10 (29.41%) PRINCE2
8 10 (29.41%) Scrum
8 10 (29.41%) Oracle Database
9 7 (20.59%) Linux
9 7 (20.59%) Eclipse
9 7 (20.59%) SLA
9 7 (20.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (20.59%) Risk Management
9 7 (20.59%) Computer Science
9 7 (20.59%) User Stories
10 6 (17.65%) PL/SQL
10 6 (17.65%) J2EE
10 6 (17.65%) Servlets

Grails
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 12 (35.29%) Tomcat
2 11 (32.35%) WebSphere
3 3 (8.82%) SAS
4 1 (2.94%) JBoss
4 1 (2.94%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 13 (38.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) HTTP
2 3 (8.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (29.41%) Oracle Database
3 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (8.82%) MS Access
4 3 (8.82%) MySQL
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.88%) SQLBase
6 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (35.29%) Maven
2 7 (20.59%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.88%) Redmine
4 1 (2.94%) Gradle
4 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.94%) JUnit
4 1 (2.94%) Selenium
4 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.94%) Gerrit
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Developer
1 14 (41.18%) Java Developer
2 7 (20.59%) Web Manager
2 7 (20.59%) Programme Manager
2 7 (20.59%) Web Programme Manager
3 3 (8.82%) UI Designer
3 3 (8.82%) UX Designer
3 3 (8.82%) Designer
3 3 (8.82%) Junior
3 3 (8.82%) Architect
3 3 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Service Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Client Services Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Software Development Team Leader
5 1 (2.94%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (2.94%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (55.88%) Web Services
2 15 (44.12%) Ruby on Rails
3 11 (32.35%) XML
3 11 (32.35%) J2SE
3 11 (32.35%) JMS
3 11 (32.35%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (17.65%) Servlets
4 6 (17.65%) XML Schema
4 6 (17.65%) SAX
4 6 (17.65%) DOM
4 6 (17.65%) XSLT
4 6 (17.65%) J2EE
4 6 (17.65%) Spring
4 6 (17.65%) REST
5 5 (14.71%) JSP
5 5 (14.71%) .NET
6 3 (8.82%) Hibernate
7 2 (5.88%) SOAP
7 2 (5.88%) Struts
7 2 (5.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Computer Science
2 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) Taxonomies
3 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Linux
2 6 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (29.41%) Scrum
2 10 (29.41%) PRINCE2
3 7 (20.59%) Risk Management
3 7 (20.59%) User Stories
4 6 (17.65%) UML
4 6 (17.65%) Requirements Management
5 5 (14.71%) Project Management
6 4 (11.76%) Automated Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Line Management
7 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
7 3 (8.82%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (8.82%) Web Design
7 3 (8.82%) Use Case
7 3 (8.82%) Information Architecture
7 3 (8.82%) SSADM
8 2 (5.88%) SOA
8 2 (5.88%) ITIL
8 2 (5.88%) Programme Management
8 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (55.88%) SQL
3 15 (44.12%) Ruby
4 12 (35.29%) C#
5 6 (17.65%) PL/SQL
5 6 (17.65%) XPath
6 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
7 4 (11.76%) Groovy
8 3 (8.82%) PHP
9 2 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Oracle
2 6 (17.65%) Red Hat
2 6 (17.65%) VMware
3 3 (8.82%) GUPTA
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