The table below looks at the statistics for Grails skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Grails over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grails
Rank 235 223 227
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Permanent jobs citing Grails 5 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.079% 0.22% 0.053%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.49% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 3
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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 South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2655 2637 2407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.96% 44.51% 42.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2351 2352 2171
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Grails
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Grails across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Grails Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Grails
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Grails across the South West region.

Grails Salary Trend in the South West

Grails
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Grails within the South West region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Bristol +6 4 £33,000 -12.00%
Somerset - 1 £40,000 -
Grails
England

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 6 (100.00%) OO
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Groovy
2 5 (83.33%) Spring
2 5 (83.33%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) RESTful
3 4 (66.67%) JUnit
3 4 (66.67%) Maven
3 4 (66.67%) XSLT
3 4 (66.67%) C++
3 4 (66.67%) XQuery
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
4 3 (50.00%) C#
4 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Objective-C
4 3 (50.00%) Open Source
5 2 (33.33%) jQuery
6 1 (16.67%) Spring MVC
6 1 (16.67%) Zend Framework
6 1 (16.67%) YUI
6 1 (16.67%) Ruby
6 1 (16.67%) PHP5
6 1 (16.67%) HTML
6 1 (16.67%) CSS
6 1 (16.67%) SOAP
6 1 (16.67%) Web Services
6 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (16.67%) OO PHP

Grails
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 1 (16.67%) Mule
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) JUnit
1 4 (66.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) WATIR
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Spring
1 5 (83.33%) XML
1 5 (83.33%) RESTful
2 4 (66.67%) XSLT
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) Spring MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Zend Framework
4 1 (16.67%) YUI
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) OO
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
4 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) OO PHP
5 1 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Groovy
3 4 (66.67%) C++
3 4 (66.67%) XQuery
4 3 (50.00%) Objective-C
4 3 (50.00%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) Ruby
5 1 (16.67%) PHP5
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) PHP
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Zend