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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grails
Rank 226 234 250
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +16
Permanent jobs citing Grails 24 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.044% 0.041%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.78% 0.089% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 1
Average salary £42,500 £57,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.08% +53.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.10% +22.00%
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
3058 3361 3541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.19% 49.65% 48.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2624 2994 3173
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +9 19 £42,500 -26.08% 3
Lancashire - 5 - -
Grails
England

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 66 (100.00%) Java
2 50 (75.76%) Spring
3 45 (68.18%) XML
4 43 (65.15%) Tomcat
4 43 (65.15%) Maven
5 42 (63.64%) JMS
6 40 (60.61%) XML Schema
6 40 (60.61%) J2SE
6 40 (60.61%) XSLT
6 40 (60.61%) XPath
6 40 (60.61%) Android
7 39 (59.09%) WebSphere
7 39 (59.09%) DOM
7 39 (59.09%) SAX
8 38 (57.58%) HTTP
9 37 (56.06%) Linux
10 36 (54.55%) WebSphere MQ
11 35 (53.03%) Servlets
12 33 (50.00%) Hazelcast
13 30 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 30 (45.45%) Red Hat
14 29 (43.94%) Software Engineering
15 28 (42.42%) Windows
16 19 (28.79%) Groovy
16 19 (28.79%) Computer Science
17 17 (25.76%) SQL
18 16 (24.24%) .NET
18 16 (24.24%) C#
18 16 (24.24%) PHP
18 16 (24.24%) Microsoft

Grails
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 43 (65.15%) Tomcat
2 39 (59.09%) WebSphere
3 16 (24.24%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.55%) JBoss
4 3 (4.55%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (24.24%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 38 (57.58%) HTTP
2 3 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (50.00%) Hazelcast
2 6 (9.09%) MySQL
3 3 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 43 (65.15%) Maven
2 3 (4.55%) JUnit
2 3 (4.55%) Eclipse
2 3 (4.55%) Selenium
2 3 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.55%) Gerrit
2 3 (4.55%) Gradle
2 3 (4.55%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (10.61%) Games
2 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.52%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.52%) Automotive
2 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 62 (93.94%) Developer
2 46 (69.70%) Java Developer
3 23 (34.85%) Senior Developer
4 16 (24.24%) Analyst
4 16 (24.24%) Developer Analyst
4 16 (24.24%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (16.67%) Software Engineer
6 8 (12.12%) Senior Software Engineer
6 8 (12.12%) Java Software Engineer
7 7 (10.61%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (10.61%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 7 (10.61%) Software Developer
8 6 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 5 (7.58%) Senior Java Software Developer
9 5 (7.58%) Java Software Developer
9 5 (7.58%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (7.58%) J2EE Developer
10 1 (1.52%) Java Programmer
10 1 (1.52%) Programmer
10 1 (1.52%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (75.76%) Spring
2 45 (68.18%) XML
3 42 (63.64%) JMS
4 40 (60.61%) XML Schema
4 40 (60.61%) J2SE
4 40 (60.61%) XSLT
5 39 (59.09%) DOM
5 39 (59.09%) SAX
6 36 (54.55%) WebSphere MQ
7 35 (53.03%) Servlets
8 16 (24.24%) .NET
9 8 (12.12%) J2EE
10 4 (6.06%) Hibernate
10 4 (6.06%) JSP
11 3 (4.55%) CSS
11 3 (4.55%) HTML
12 1 (1.52%) Struts
12 1 (1.52%) Web Services
12 1 (1.52%) Ajax
12 1 (1.52%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 19 (28.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 40 (60.61%) Android
2 37 (56.06%) Linux
3 30 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (42.42%) Windows
5 2 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (43.94%) Software Engineering
2 16 (24.24%) Performance Management
3 12 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 5 (7.58%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.06%) MVC
5 4 (6.06%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.55%) UML
6 3 (4.55%) Scrum
6 3 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (4.55%) Change Control
6 3 (4.55%) Test Strategy
7 1 (1.52%) OO
7 1 (1.52%) TDD
7 1 (1.52%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (1.52%) Project Planning
7 1 (1.52%) Web Development
7 1 (1.52%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 66 (100.00%) Java
2 40 (60.61%) XPath
3 19 (28.79%) Groovy
4 17 (25.76%) SQL
5 16 (24.24%) C#
5 16 (24.24%) PHP
5 16 (24.24%) Objective-C
6 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.03%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 30 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
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