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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grails
Rank 240 204 240
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +36
Permanent jobs citing Grails 13 45 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.63% 0.014%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.49% 1.43% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 9 26 1
Average salary £47,500 £41,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.15% -2.94%
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+15.29% +6.25%
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
2645 3143 3477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.57% 43.94% 47.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2233 2654 3095
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 £28,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -14 13 £47,500 +18.75% 8
Grails
England

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 29 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (72.41%) JavaScript
3 15 (51.72%) Web Services
4 14 (48.28%) XML
5 12 (41.38%) .NET
6 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (37.93%) Line Management
6 11 (37.93%) React
7 10 (34.48%) AngularJS
7 10 (34.48%) JSP
8 9 (31.03%) Scrum
8 9 (31.03%) Computer Science
9 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
9 8 (27.59%) Hibernate
9 8 (27.59%) Struts
10 7 (24.14%) Oracle
10 7 (24.14%) Automated Testing
10 7 (24.14%) Oracle Database
11 6 (20.69%) Degree
11 6 (20.69%) C#
11 6 (20.69%) SQL
12 5 (17.24%) Project Management
12 5 (17.24%) Ruby
12 5 (17.24%) Ruby on Rails
12 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
13 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (13.79%) TDD
13 4 (13.79%) SOAP
13 4 (13.79%) Linux
13 4 (13.79%) OO

Grails
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.34%) Hazelcast
2 3 (10.34%) MS Access
2 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.90%) SQLBase
3 2 (6.90%) MySQL
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Maven
1 3 (10.34%) Redmine
1 3 (10.34%) Gradle
2 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.45%) JUnit
2 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (6.90%) Legal
2 1 (3.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) Senior Developer
3 8 (27.59%) Java Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Senior Web Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Web Applications Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Web Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Applications Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Senior Applications Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Senior Web Applications Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Team Leader
6 4 (13.79%) Development Team Leader
6 4 (13.79%) Java Team Leader
7 3 (10.34%) Development Manager
7 3 (10.34%) Junior
7 3 (10.34%) UI/UX Designer
7 3 (10.34%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (10.34%) UI Designer
7 3 (10.34%) UX Designer
7 3 (10.34%) Designer
7 3 (10.34%) Java Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (51.72%) Web Services
2 14 (48.28%) XML
3 12 (41.38%) .NET
4 11 (37.93%) React
5 10 (34.48%) AngularJS
5 10 (34.48%) JSP
6 8 (27.59%) Hibernate
6 8 (27.59%) Struts
7 5 (17.24%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (13.79%) SOAP
9 2 (6.90%) J2SE
9 2 (6.90%) Spring
9 2 (6.90%) JSON
9 2 (6.90%) RESTful
10 1 (3.45%) REST
10 1 (3.45%) JAX-RS
10 1 (3.45%) JPA
10 1 (3.45%) Java EE
10 1 (3.45%) JMS
10 1 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
2 3 (10.34%) User Experience
2 3 (10.34%) Taxonomies
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Android
2 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.45%) UNIX
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (37.93%) Line Management
2 9 (31.03%) Scrum
3 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
4 7 (24.14%) Automated Testing
5 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
5 5 (17.24%) Project Management
6 4 (13.79%) OO
6 4 (13.79%) TDD
6 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.34%) Use Case
7 3 (10.34%) SSADM
7 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
7 3 (10.34%) Web Design
7 3 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (10.34%) Information Architecture
8 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
8 2 (6.90%) ITIL
8 2 (6.90%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (72.41%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.69%) SQL
3 6 (20.69%) C#
4 5 (17.24%) Ruby
5 3 (10.34%) Groovy
5 3 (10.34%) PHP
6 2 (6.90%) VBA
7 1 (3.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
1 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) GUPTA
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
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