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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grails
Rank 252 240 258
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +18
Permanent jobs citing Grails 8 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.072% 0.091%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 5
Average salary £42,500 £62,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.00% +56.25%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £48,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-9.27% +21.25%
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
3065 3523 3955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.85% 50.53% 51.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2676 3128 3564
Average salary £37,500 £35,700 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.04% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
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
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 November 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 -11 8 £42,500 -32.00%
Grails
England

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 61 (100.00%) Java
2 43 (70.49%) Spring
3 40 (65.57%) XML
3 40 (65.57%) Tomcat
4 39 (63.93%) JMS
5 38 (62.30%) Maven
6 37 (60.66%) XML Schema
6 37 (60.66%) XSLT
6 37 (60.66%) XPath
7 36 (59.02%) DOM
7 36 (59.02%) SAX
8 35 (57.38%) J2SE
8 35 (57.38%) Android
9 34 (55.74%) WebSphere
10 33 (54.10%) Linux
10 33 (54.10%) WebSphere MQ
10 33 (54.10%) HTTP
11 32 (52.46%) Servlets
12 28 (45.90%) Red Hat
12 28 (45.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 26 (42.62%) Hazelcast
14 25 (40.98%) Software Engineering
15 22 (36.07%) Windows
16 19 (31.15%) SQL
16 19 (31.15%) Groovy
17 17 (27.87%) Computer Science
18 16 (26.23%) Performance Management
18 16 (26.23%) .NET
18 16 (26.23%) C#
18 16 (26.23%) PHP

Grails
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 40 (65.57%) Tomcat
2 34 (55.74%) WebSphere
3 16 (26.23%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.92%) JBoss
4 3 (4.92%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (26.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 33 (54.10%) HTTP
2 1 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (42.62%) Hazelcast
2 4 (6.56%) MySQL
3 3 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 38 (62.30%) Maven
2 5 (8.20%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.92%) JUnit
3 3 (4.92%) Selenium
3 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.92%) Gerrit
3 3 (4.92%) Gradle
3 3 (4.92%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (11.48%) Games
2 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.64%) Automotive
2 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 57 (93.44%) Developer
2 41 (67.21%) Java Developer
3 22 (36.07%) Senior Developer
4 16 (26.23%) Analyst
4 16 (26.23%) Senior Analyst
4 16 (26.23%) Developer Analyst
5 11 (18.03%) Software Engineer
6 8 (13.11%) Senior Software Engineer
6 8 (13.11%) Java Software Engineer
7 7 (11.48%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 7 (11.48%) Software Developer
8 6 (9.84%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 6 (9.84%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (8.20%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (8.20%) Senior Java Software Developer
9 5 (8.20%) Java Software Developer
9 5 (8.20%) J2EE Developer
10 1 (1.64%) Programmer
10 1 (1.64%) Software Programmer
10 1 (1.64%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (70.49%) Spring
2 40 (65.57%) XML
3 39 (63.93%) JMS
4 37 (60.66%) XML Schema
4 37 (60.66%) XSLT
5 36 (59.02%) SAX
5 36 (59.02%) DOM
6 35 (57.38%) J2SE
7 33 (54.10%) WebSphere MQ
8 32 (52.46%) Servlets
9 16 (26.23%) .NET
10 10 (16.39%) J2EE
11 4 (6.56%) JSP
11 4 (6.56%) Hibernate
12 3 (4.92%) HTML
12 3 (4.92%) CSS
13 2 (3.28%) REST
14 1 (1.64%) Struts
14 1 (1.64%) Web Services
14 1 (1.64%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.87%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 35 (57.38%) Android
2 33 (54.10%) Linux
3 28 (45.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (36.07%) Windows
5 2 (3.28%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.98%) Software Engineering
2 16 (26.23%) Performance Management
3 12 (19.67%) E-Commerce
4 7 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.20%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (6.56%) Configuration Management
6 4 (6.56%) MVC
7 3 (4.92%) Scrum
7 3 (4.92%) UML
7 3 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (4.92%) Change Control
7 3 (4.92%) Test Strategy
8 2 (3.28%) Requirements Management
9 1 (1.64%) Project Planning
9 1 (1.64%) Web Development
9 1 (1.64%) Strategic Planning
9 1 (1.64%) BDD
9 1 (1.64%) OO
9 1 (1.64%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 61 (100.00%) Java
2 37 (60.66%) XPath
3 19 (31.15%) Groovy
3 19 (31.15%) SQL
4 16 (26.23%) Objective-C
4 16 (26.23%) PHP
4 16 (26.23%) C#
5 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 28 (45.90%) Red Hat
2 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle
3 2 (3.28%) VMware