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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grails
Rank 226 243 247
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +4
Permanent jobs citing Grails 17 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.099% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.67% 0.22% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 8
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +2.56%
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
2525 3170 3589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.90% 44.83% 49.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2118 2691 3211
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +12 12 £55,000 +37.50% 5
Lancashire - 3 £25,961 -
Cheshire - 2 £40,000 - 1
Grails
England

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 41 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (53.66%) Web Services
3 21 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (43.90%) SQL
5 16 (39.02%) XML
6 15 (36.59%) Oracle
6 15 (36.59%) Ruby
6 15 (36.59%) Ruby on Rails
7 14 (34.15%) .NET
7 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
7 14 (34.15%) Scrum
8 13 (31.71%) C#
8 13 (31.71%) Amazon AWS
9 12 (29.27%) Oracle Database
10 11 (26.83%) Computer Science
10 11 (26.83%) Maven
11 10 (24.39%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (24.39%) WebSphere MQ
11 10 (24.39%) PRINCE2
11 10 (24.39%) Tomcat
11 10 (24.39%) J2SE
11 10 (24.39%) JMS
11 10 (24.39%) WebSphere
12 8 (19.51%) Line Management
13 7 (17.07%) React
13 7 (17.07%) User Stories
13 7 (17.07%) Automated Testing
13 7 (17.07%) SLA
13 7 (17.07%) JSP
13 7 (17.07%) PRINCE2 Certification

Grails
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 10 (24.39%) Tomcat
1 10 (24.39%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.32%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 13 (31.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) HTTP
2 3 (7.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) Oracle Database
2 10 (24.39%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (7.32%) MS Access
5 2 (4.88%) SQLBase
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.88%) MySQL
6 1 (2.44%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 11 (26.83%) Maven
2 5 (12.20%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.88%) Redmine
3 2 (4.88%) Gradle
4 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 19 (46.34%) Developer
2 13 (31.71%) Java Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Web Programme Manager
3 7 (17.07%) Web Manager
3 7 (17.07%) Programme Manager
3 7 (17.07%) Senior Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Team Leader
5 4 (9.76%) Development Team Leader
5 4 (9.76%) Web Applications Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Java Team Leader
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Web Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Applications Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Web Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Applications Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Web Applications Developer
6 3 (7.32%) UI Designer
6 3 (7.32%) UX Designer
6 3 (7.32%) Development Team Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Designer
6 3 (7.32%) Java Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (53.66%) Web Services
2 16 (39.02%) XML
3 15 (36.59%) Ruby on Rails
4 14 (34.15%) .NET
5 10 (24.39%) WebSphere MQ
5 10 (24.39%) J2SE
5 10 (24.39%) JMS
6 7 (17.07%) React
6 7 (17.07%) JSP
7 6 (14.63%) XSLT
7 6 (14.63%) REST
7 6 (14.63%) AngularJS
8 5 (12.20%) Spring
8 5 (12.20%) SAX
8 5 (12.20%) XML Schema
8 5 (12.20%) Struts
8 5 (12.20%) DOM
8 5 (12.20%) Servlets
8 5 (12.20%) J2EE
8 5 (12.20%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Computer Science
2 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.32%) Taxonomies
3 3 (7.32%) User Experience
3 3 (7.32%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Linux
1 6 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Android
2 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (34.15%) Scrum
3 10 (24.39%) PRINCE2
4 8 (19.51%) Line Management
5 7 (17.07%) User Stories
5 7 (17.07%) Automated Testing
5 7 (17.07%) Risk Management
6 6 (14.63%) UML
6 6 (14.63%) Requirements Management
7 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
7 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
7 5 (12.20%) Project Management
8 4 (9.76%) OO
9 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
9 3 (7.32%) Information Architecture
9 3 (7.32%) Use Case
9 3 (7.32%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (7.32%) SSADM
9 3 (7.32%) Web Design
10 2 (4.88%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (43.90%) SQL
3 15 (36.59%) Ruby
4 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
5 13 (31.71%) C#
6 6 (14.63%) XPath
7 5 (12.20%) PL/SQL
8 3 (7.32%) Groovy
8 3 (7.32%) PHP
9 2 (4.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (7.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Puppet
1 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Oracle
2 6 (14.63%) Red Hat
3 5 (12.20%) VMware
4 3 (7.32%) GUPTA
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