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

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grails
Rank 655 763 764
Rank change year-on-year
+108 +1
Permanent jobs citing Grails 232 162 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.57% 0.34% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 211 144 106
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +10.38%

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
40708 47619 43832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.76% 39.89% 40.39%
Number of salaries quoted 34795 40722 38039
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 3 June 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 3 June 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
England +113 230 £55,000 +22.22% 25
London +68 142 £58,750 +30.55% 13
South East +62 47 £60,000 +50.00% 3
Surrey +43 28 £63,250 +58.12%
City of London +36 28 £62,500 +38.88% 5
Staines +6 26 £62,500 +56.25%
North West +11 16 £50,000 +8.10% 6
South West - 13 £32,500 - 3
Oxfordshire - 13 £52,500 - 3
Bristol - 13 £32,500 - 3
Manchester +11 12 £55,000 +29.41% 6
Oxford - 11 £52,500 - 1
Salford +5 7 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Yorkshire +15 6 £42,500 +6.25%
West Yorkshire +6 6 £42,500 +6.25%
Hampshire - 5 £55,000 -
Leeds +18 4 £41,250 -28.26%
Basingstoke - 4 £55,000 -
Lancashire -7 3 £25,961 -
Hertfordshire +6 2 £45,500 +3.40%
East of England +6 2 £45,500 +3.40%
Coventry -8 2 - -
West Midlands -14 2 - -
Brentford - 2 £65,000 -
Watford - 2 £45,500 -
East Midlands - 2 £43,250 -
Scotland +14 1 £42,500 -
Glasgow +9 1 £42,500 -
Cheshire 0 1 £35,000 -30.00%
Wimbledon -12 1 £45,000 +12.50%

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 405 (98.54%) Java
2 310 (75.43%) Agile Software Development
3 286 (69.59%) Spring
4 211 (51.34%) Groovy
5 201 (48.91%) TDD
6 199 (48.42%) Hibernate
7 175 (42.58%) JavaScript
8 133 (32.36%) Scrum
9 119 (28.95%) CSS
10 114 (27.74%) SQL
11 98 (23.84%) HTML
12 96 (23.36%) MySQL
13 91 (22.14%) Oracle
13 91 (22.14%) jQuery
14 89 (21.65%) BDD
14 89 (21.65%) XML
15 88 (21.41%) Scala
16 87 (21.17%) J2EE
17 81 (19.71%) Web Services
18 77 (18.73%) Finance
18 77 (18.73%) JSON
19 74 (18.00%) MVC
19 74 (18.00%) Amazon AWS
20 71 (17.27%) Relational Database
21 67 (16.30%) Ruby
22 66 (16.06%) Linux
23 64 (15.57%) Java EE
24 63 (15.33%) REST
25 61 (14.84%) Maven
25 61 (14.84%) SQL Server

Grails
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 49 (11.92%) Apache
2 37 (9.00%) Tomcat
3 28 (6.81%) Elasticsearch
4 26 (6.33%) JBoss
5 25 (6.08%) Apache Solr
6 20 (4.87%) Cloud Foundry
6 20 (4.87%) Apache Spark
7 17 (4.14%) Node.js
8 13 (3.16%) WebSphere
9 12 (2.92%) Jetty
10 10 (2.43%) GlassFish
11 9 (2.19%) Confluence
12 6 (1.46%) Mule
12 6 (1.46%) WebLogic
13 5 (1.22%) SAS
13 5 (1.22%) Liferay
14 3 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
15 2 (0.49%) WordPress
15 2 (0.49%) Apache Pig
15 2 (0.49%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (0.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 74 (18.00%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (12.65%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (5.11%) SaaS
4 8 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.46%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.24%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.60%) HTTP
2 17 (4.14%) Internet
3 11 (2.68%) FTP
4 7 (1.70%) AMQP
5 4 (0.97%) Asterisk PBX
6 3 (0.73%) Network Security
7 2 (0.49%) Firewall
7 2 (0.49%) SSL
7 2 (0.49%) SMTP
7 2 (0.49%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (23.36%) MySQL
2 71 (17.27%) Relational Database
3 61 (14.84%) SQL Server
4 50 (12.17%) MongoDB
5 35 (8.52%) PostgreSQL
5 35 (8.52%) NoSQL
6 32 (7.79%) Redis
7 25 (6.08%) Riak
8 23 (5.60%) Apache Cassandra
8 23 (5.60%) Hadoop
9 17 (4.14%) Oracle Database
10 14 (3.41%) RDBMS
11 10 (2.43%) Oracle ODI
12 8 (1.95%) CouchDB
13 7 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (1.46%) Big Data
15 4 (0.97%) Couchbase
15 4 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
15 4 (0.97%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 61 (14.84%) Maven
2 57 (13.87%) Git (software)
3 50 (12.17%) JUnit
4 46 (11.19%) Cucumber
5 44 (10.71%) JIRA
5 44 (10.71%) Selenium
6 35 (8.52%) Subversion
7 34 (8.27%) FishEye
7 34 (8.27%) Eclipse
8 32 (7.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 30 (7.30%) EasyMock
9 30 (7.30%) Spock
10 29 (7.06%) Mockito
11 28 (6.81%) Jenkins
12 26 (6.33%) JMeter
12 26 (6.33%) Geb
13 24 (5.84%) Ant
14 23 (5.60%) WebDriver
15 19 (4.62%) Gradle
16 17 (4.14%) jMock
General
1 77 (18.73%) Finance
2 46 (11.19%) Telecoms
3 14 (3.41%) Marketing
4 8 (1.95%) Publishing
5 7 (1.70%) Law
6 6 (1.46%) Advertising
7 5 (1.22%) Games
8 4 (0.97%) Banking
Job Titles
1 330 (80.29%) Developer
2 272 (66.18%) Java Developer
3 113 (27.49%) Senior Developer
4 99 (24.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 34 (8.27%) Software Developer
6 24 (5.84%) Team Leader
7 23 (5.60%) Development Manager
8 20 (4.87%) Java Team Leader
9 18 (4.38%) Agile Java Developer
10 17 (4.14%) Development Team Leader
11 16 (3.89%) Software Engineer
12 15 (3.65%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 13 (3.16%) Java Software Developer
14 10 (2.43%) Front-End Developer
14 10 (2.43%) Lead Developer
14 10 (2.43%) Lead Java Developer
15 9 (2.19%) Web Developer
15 9 (2.19%) Scala Developer
16 8 (1.95%) J2EE Developer
16 8 (1.95%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 286 (69.59%) Spring
2 199 (48.42%) Hibernate
3 119 (28.95%) CSS
4 98 (23.84%) HTML
5 91 (22.14%) jQuery
6 89 (21.65%) XML
7 87 (21.17%) J2EE
8 81 (19.71%) Web Services
9 77 (18.73%) JSON
10 64 (15.57%) Java EE
11 63 (15.33%) REST
12 49 (11.92%) Struts
13 47 (11.44%) AngularJS
14 42 (10.22%) JMS
15 41 (9.98%) HTML5
16 39 (9.49%) Akka
17 34 (8.27%) ActiveMQ
18 32 (7.79%) .NET
19 31 (7.54%) JSP
19 31 (7.54%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.38%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (4.38%) Computer Science
3 12 (2.92%) User Experience
4 9 (2.19%) Mobile App
5 8 (1.95%) PMI
6 7 (1.70%) Social Media
7 5 (1.22%) W3C
8 4 (0.97%) Blog
9 3 (0.73%) Taxonomies
10 2 (0.49%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.49%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.49%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.49%) PlayStation
11 1 (0.24%) iDTV
11 1 (0.24%) VLE
11 1 (0.24%) Over-the-Top Content
11 1 (0.24%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 66 (16.06%) Linux
2 27 (6.57%) Windows
3 24 (5.84%) Apple iOS
4 20 (4.87%) UNIX
5 8 (1.95%) Android
6 7 (1.70%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.97%) CentOS
9 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (75.43%) Agile Software Development
2 201 (48.91%) TDD
3 133 (32.36%) Scrum
4 89 (21.65%) BDD
5 74 (18.00%) MVC
6 57 (13.87%) Open Source
6 57 (13.87%) Continuous Integration
7 48 (11.68%) Software Engineering
7 48 (11.68%) Pair Programming
8 46 (11.19%) OO
9 32 (7.79%) SOA
9 32 (7.79%) E-Commerce
10 26 (6.33%) Web Development
10 26 (6.33%) Software Architecture
11 25 (6.08%) SDLC
12 24 (5.84%) UML
13 23 (5.60%) Web Application Development
14 21 (5.11%) Web Design
15 20 (4.87%) DevOps
16 18 (4.38%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 405 (98.54%) Java
2 211 (51.34%) Groovy
3 175 (42.58%) JavaScript
4 114 (27.74%) SQL
5 88 (21.41%) Scala
6 67 (16.30%) Ruby
7 45 (10.95%) Python
8 22 (5.35%) C#
9 20 (4.87%) Erlang
9 20 (4.87%) Go
9 20 (4.87%) Clojure
10 18 (4.38%) Objective-C
11 14 (3.41%) C
12 13 (3.16%) PL/SQL
13 12 (2.92%) C++
14 10 (2.43%) PHP
15 9 (2.19%) Perl
16 8 (1.95%) VB
17 7 (1.70%) VB.NET
17 7 (1.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 46 (11.19%) Degree
2 11 (2.68%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.95%) PMI Certification
4 7 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (1.46%) PhD
6 4 (0.97%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.92%) QA
2 7 (1.70%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (6.57%) Docker
2 7 (1.70%) vSphere
2 7 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 46 (11.19%) Puppet
2 23 (5.60%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.46%) Mesos
4 2 (0.49%) Ansible
5 1 (0.24%) logstash
5 1 (0.24%) Kibana
5 1 (0.24%) StatsD
Vendors
1 91 (22.14%) Oracle
2 24 (5.84%) TIBCO
3 19 (4.62%) Google
4 11 (2.68%) Red Hat
4 11 (2.68%) VMware
5 9 (2.19%) Atlassian
6 8 (1.95%) Akamai
7 7 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.22%) Cognos
8 5 (1.22%) SEEBURGER
9 3 (0.73%) GUPTA
10 2 (0.49%) Splunk
10 2 (0.49%) Adobe
11 1 (0.24%) Sybase
11 1 (0.24%) Microsoft
11 1 (0.24%) New Relic
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Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Elsevier
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + Excellent Bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £44000 - £46000 per annum + private healthcare + pension + more
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + See Description
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £85,000 per annum Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 days ago