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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grails
Rank 211 224 211
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Permanent jobs citing Grails 27 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.45% 0.082% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.06% 0.19% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 27 5 8
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £48,250 £40,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+19.87% -5.29%
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
2545 2575 2200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 42.84% 42.08% 43.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2214 2192 1952
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £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 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 3 September 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
Bristol +9 26 £50,000 +17.64% 4
Gloucestershire - 1 £42,500 -
Grails
England

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 41 (100.00%) Java
1 41 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 41 (100.00%) Spring
2 40 (97.56%) TDD
3 37 (90.24%) Cucumber
3 37 (90.24%) BDD
4 32 (78.05%) Scrum
5 29 (70.73%) JUnit
5 29 (70.73%) Spock
6 27 (65.85%) Mockito
7 26 (63.41%) JavaScript
7 26 (63.41%) CSS
7 26 (63.41%) JSON
8 25 (60.98%) Hibernate
9 23 (56.10%) Finance
10 20 (48.78%) Oracle
10 20 (48.78%) SQL Server
11 18 (43.90%) Struts
11 18 (43.90%) Selenium
11 18 (43.90%) Geb
12 17 (41.46%) Apache Camel
12 17 (41.46%) FishEye
12 17 (41.46%) JIRA
12 17 (41.46%) Git (software)
12 17 (41.46%) jQuery
12 17 (41.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 16 (39.02%) Groovy
13 16 (39.02%) SQL
13 16 (39.02%) EasyMock
14 15 (36.59%) REST

Grails
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 12 (29.27%) Mule
1 12 (29.27%) Mule ESB
2 9 (21.95%) Tomcat
3 5 (12.20%) JBoss
3 5 (12.20%) Apache
4 4 (9.76%) Confluence
5 1 (2.44%) Alfresco
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) FTP
1 2 (4.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (48.78%) SQL Server
2 9 (21.95%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (9.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 37 (90.24%) Cucumber
2 29 (70.73%) JUnit
2 29 (70.73%) Spock
3 27 (65.85%) Mockito
4 18 (43.90%) Geb
4 18 (43.90%) Selenium
5 17 (41.46%) JIRA
5 17 (41.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 17 (41.46%) Git (software)
5 17 (41.46%) FishEye
6 16 (39.02%) EasyMock
7 14 (34.15%) jMock
7 14 (34.15%) WebDriver
8 9 (21.95%) Karma Test Runner
9 7 (17.07%) Gradle
9 7 (17.07%) Subversion
9 7 (17.07%) Maven
10 3 (7.32%) FitNesse
10 3 (7.32%) SoapUI
11 2 (4.88%) RSpec
General
1 23 (56.10%) Finance
Job Titles
1 41 (100.00%) Developer
2 40 (97.56%) Java Developer
3 17 (41.46%) Senior Java Developer
3 17 (41.46%) Senior Developer
4 11 (26.83%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Core Java Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Junior Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Junior Java Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (100.00%) Spring
2 26 (63.41%) CSS
2 26 (63.41%) JSON
3 25 (60.98%) Hibernate
4 18 (43.90%) Struts
5 17 (41.46%) jQuery
5 17 (41.46%) Apache Camel
6 15 (36.59%) REST
7 14 (34.15%) XML
8 13 (31.71%) Java EE
9 12 (29.27%) JMS
9 12 (29.27%) SOAP
9 12 (29.27%) J2EE
10 9 (21.95%) AngularJS
11 2 (4.88%) XML-RPC
11 2 (4.88%) Spring Integration
11 2 (4.88%) EJB
11 2 (4.88%) WSDL
11 2 (4.88%) Apache CXF
11 2 (4.88%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (29.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (97.56%) TDD
3 37 (90.24%) BDD
4 32 (78.05%) Scrum
5 13 (31.71%) Integration Testing
5 13 (31.71%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (26.83%) Pair Programming
6 11 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (24.39%) CRM
8 9 (21.95%) Web Application Development
8 9 (21.95%) Open Source
9 8 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (7.32%) OO
10 3 (7.32%) Test Automation
11 2 (4.88%) Kanban
11 2 (4.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (63.41%) JavaScript
3 16 (39.02%) SQL
3 16 (39.02%) Groovy
4 3 (7.32%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (48.78%) Oracle
2 4 (9.76%) Atlassian
3 3 (7.32%) TIBCO
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