The table below looks at the statistics for Grails skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Grails over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grails
Rank 685 742 756
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +14
Permanent jobs citing Grails 216 168 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.52% 0.38% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 173 133 114
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,700 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+15.29% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
41241 43977 42328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.25% 38.28% 39.85%
Number of salaries quoted 35251 36969 36596
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Grails
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Grails Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Grails
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Grails within the UK.

Grails Salary Trend in the UK

Grails
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Grails over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 within the UK.

Grails Salary Histogram in the UK

Grails
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Grails within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 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
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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
England +65 210 £51,000 +13.33% 32
London +28 102 £62,500 +13.63% 13
South East +42 32 £56,250 +18.42% 9
South West +18 29 £50,000 +17.64% 3
Bristol -1 28 £50,000 +17.64% 3
City of London +18 27 £60,000 +26.31% 5
Oxfordshire - 24 £52,500 - 2
Yorkshire +16 22 £37,500 - 4
Oxford - 22 £52,500 - 2
Manchester -16 16 £42,500 +3.03% 1
North West -28 16 £42,500 - 2
West Yorkshire +10 15 £37,500 - 1
Leeds +17 13 £37,500 - 1
York - 7 £35,000 - 3
North Yorkshire - 7 £35,000 - 3
Paddington - 7 £55,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 6 £37,500 -
North East - 6 £37,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £37,500 -
Staines - 5 £70,000 - 2
Surrey - 5 £70,000 - 2
Sale -4 3 £45,000 +16.12%
Berkshire - 3 £60,000 - 3
East Midlands -3 2 - -
Salford -12 2 £50,000 +21.21%
Derbyshire - 2 - -
East of England +2 1 £30,000 -31.81% 1
Glasgow -1 1 - -
Hertfordshire -3 1 £30,000 -31.81% 1
Scotland -8 1 - -

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 426 (97.26%) Java
2 319 (72.83%) Agile Software Development
3 280 (63.93%) Spring
4 236 (53.88%) Groovy
5 235 (53.65%) TDD
6 222 (50.68%) JavaScript
7 190 (43.38%) Hibernate
8 138 (31.51%) Scrum
9 133 (30.37%) CSS
10 127 (29.00%) SQL
11 126 (28.77%) jQuery
12 120 (27.40%) BDD
13 116 (26.48%) Finance
14 109 (24.89%) HTML
15 102 (23.29%) REST
16 101 (23.06%) Oracle
17 96 (21.92%) J2EE
17 96 (21.92%) MySQL
18 95 (21.69%) JUnit
19 89 (20.32%) XML
19 89 (20.32%) Scala
20 86 (19.63%) MVC
21 83 (18.95%) Software Engineering
22 79 (18.04%) Linux
23 76 (17.35%) Degree
24 74 (16.89%) JSON
24 74 (16.89%) Maven
25 73 (16.67%) Java EE
25 73 (16.67%) Mockito
26 72 (16.44%) AngularJS

Grails
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 42 (9.59%) Apache
2 36 (8.22%) Elasticsearch
3 31 (7.08%) JBoss
4 30 (6.85%) Tomcat
5 28 (6.39%) Node.js
6 26 (5.94%) Apache Solr
7 24 (5.48%) Cloud Foundry
7 24 (5.48%) Apache Spark
8 19 (4.34%) GlassFish
9 17 (3.88%) Jetty
10 13 (2.97%) Mule
10 13 (2.97%) Mule ESB
11 9 (2.05%) Confluence
11 9 (2.05%) CMS
12 7 (1.60%) WebSphere
13 5 (1.14%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.91%) WordPress
14 4 (0.91%) Apache Pig
15 3 (0.68%) Liferay
15 3 (0.68%) Alfresco
Applications
1 3 (0.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.46%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.60%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.14%) Agresso
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 53 (12.10%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (8.45%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (2.97%) OpenShift
4 9 (2.05%) SaaS
5 8 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.37%) PaaS
7 1 (0.23%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.42%) AMQP
2 12 (2.74%) Network Security
2 12 (2.74%) Internet
3 10 (2.28%) HTTP
4 8 (1.83%) FTP
5 4 (0.91%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (0.46%) SMTP
6 2 (0.46%) Broadband
6 2 (0.46%) SSL
7 1 (0.23%) Wireless
7 1 (0.23%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (21.92%) MySQL
2 65 (14.84%) SQL Server
3 64 (14.61%) Relational Database
4 54 (12.33%) MongoDB
5 32 (7.31%) Redis
6 31 (7.08%) Big Data
7 30 (6.85%) NoSQL
7 30 (6.85%) Hadoop
8 28 (6.39%) Apache Cassandra
9 24 (5.48%) Riak
10 21 (4.79%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (2.28%) Oracle Database
12 7 (1.60%) CouchDB
13 6 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.37%) RDBMS
13 6 (1.37%) Oracle ODI
14 4 (0.91%) MS Access
14 4 (0.91%) Apache Hive
15 3 (0.68%) DB2
Development Applications
1 95 (21.69%) JUnit
2 74 (16.89%) Maven
3 73 (16.67%) Mockito
4 67 (15.30%) Git (software)
5 65 (14.84%) Cucumber
6 55 (12.56%) Selenium
7 54 (12.33%) Spock
8 52 (11.87%) JIRA
9 35 (7.99%) FishEye
9 35 (7.99%) Geb
10 34 (7.76%) Eclipse
11 33 (7.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 32 (7.31%) Subversion
12 32 (7.31%) jMock
13 29 (6.62%) EasyMock
14 27 (6.16%) Ant
14 27 (6.16%) Gradle
15 20 (4.57%) Jenkins
16 19 (4.34%) JMeter
16 19 (4.34%) WebDriver
General
1 116 (26.48%) Finance
2 26 (5.94%) Telecoms
3 19 (4.34%) Games
4 15 (3.42%) Marketing
5 7 (1.60%) Publishing
5 7 (1.60%) Law
6 4 (0.91%) Advertising
7 2 (0.46%) Banking
7 2 (0.46%) Retail
7 2 (0.46%) Legal
8 1 (0.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 352 (80.37%) Developer
2 286 (65.30%) Java Developer
3 155 (35.39%) Senior Developer
4 130 (29.68%) Senior Java Developer
5 28 (6.39%) Software Engineer
6 27 (6.16%) Development Manager
7 25 (5.71%) Agile Java Developer
8 22 (5.02%) Lead Developer
8 22 (5.02%) Software Developer
8 22 (5.02%) Java Software Engineer
9 20 (4.57%) Team Leader
10 19 (4.34%) Lead Java Developer
11 16 (3.65%) Java Team Leader
11 16 (3.65%) Senior Software Engineer
12 15 (3.42%) Web Developer
12 15 (3.42%) Development Team Leader
13 11 (2.51%) Analyst
14 10 (2.28%) Applications Support Analyst
14 10 (2.28%) Support Analyst
14 10 (2.28%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (63.93%) Spring
2 190 (43.38%) Hibernate
3 133 (30.37%) CSS
4 126 (28.77%) jQuery
5 109 (24.89%) HTML
6 102 (23.29%) REST
7 96 (21.92%) J2EE
8 89 (20.32%) XML
9 74 (16.89%) JSON
10 73 (16.67%) Java EE
11 72 (16.44%) AngularJS
12 68 (15.53%) Struts
13 64 (14.61%) Web Services
14 52 (11.87%) JMS
15 48 (10.96%) SOAP
16 47 (10.73%) HTML5
17 40 (9.13%) Akka
18 39 (8.90%) Spring MVC
19 38 (8.68%) Play Framework
20 35 (7.99%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.22%) Computer Science
2 34 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (3.88%) Semantic Web
5 16 (3.65%) Mobile App
6 13 (2.97%) User Experience
7 8 (1.83%) PMI
8 6 (1.37%) Blog
9 5 (1.14%) Performance Metrics
10 4 (0.91%) W3C
11 3 (0.68%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.23%) New Media
12 1 (0.23%) iDTV
12 1 (0.23%) Over-the-Top Content
12 1 (0.23%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.23%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.23%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.23%) VLE
12 1 (0.23%) Taxonomies
12 1 (0.23%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 79 (18.04%) Linux
2 31 (7.08%) Windows
2 31 (7.08%) Apple iOS
3 28 (6.39%) UNIX
4 15 (3.42%) Android
5 5 (1.14%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.46%) CentOS
8 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (72.83%) Agile Software Development
2 235 (53.65%) TDD
3 138 (31.51%) Scrum
4 120 (27.40%) BDD
5 86 (19.63%) MVC
6 83 (18.95%) Software Engineering
7 59 (13.47%) Continuous Integration
8 47 (10.73%) Open Source
8 47 (10.73%) Mentoring
9 46 (10.50%) OO
10 40 (9.13%) SDLC
11 39 (8.90%) SOA
12 35 (7.99%) Pair Programming
13 34 (7.76%) E-Commerce
14 29 (6.62%) UML
15 25 (5.71%) Software Architecture
16 24 (5.48%) Web Development
16 24 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
17 23 (5.25%) Unit Testing
18 21 (4.79%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 426 (97.26%) Java
2 236 (53.88%) Groovy
3 222 (50.68%) JavaScript
4 127 (29.00%) SQL
5 89 (20.32%) Scala
6 63 (14.38%) Python
7 58 (13.24%) Ruby
8 24 (5.48%) Erlang
8 24 (5.48%) Clojure
8 24 (5.48%) Go
9 21 (4.79%) PHP
9 21 (4.79%) C
9 21 (4.79%) C#
10 20 (4.57%) C++
11 18 (4.11%) Objective-C
12 15 (3.42%) PL/SQL
13 10 (2.28%) Shell Script
14 8 (1.83%) XPath
15 6 (1.37%) VB
16 5 (1.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 76 (17.35%) Degree
2 9 (2.05%) Security Cleared
2 9 (2.05%) Sun Certification
2 9 (2.05%) PMI Certification
3 7 (1.60%) PhD
4 4 (0.91%) MCP
4 4 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.91%) MCPD
5 1 (0.23%) ISEB
5 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.25%) QA
System Software
1 30 (6.85%) Docker
2 5 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.14%) vSphere
3 1 (0.23%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 68 (15.53%) Puppet
2 45 (10.27%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (4.57%) Ansible
4 13 (2.97%) Mesos
Vendors
1 101 (23.06%) Oracle
2 19 (4.34%) Google
3 12 (2.74%) TIBCO
4 8 (1.83%) Atlassian
5 6 (1.37%) Akamai
6 5 (1.14%) VMware
6 5 (1.14%) Cognos
6 5 (1.14%) Microsoft
7 3 (0.68%) GUPTA
7 3 (0.68%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.46%) Twitter
8 2 (0.46%) Adobe
9 1 (0.23%) webMethods
9 1 (0.23%) Facebook
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