The table below looks at the statistics for Grails skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Grails over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Grails
Rank 820 732 826
Rank change year-on-year
-88 +94
Permanent jobs citing Grails 117 244 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.22% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.58% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 107 220 146
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,500 £79,100 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,000 £46,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +16.87%

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
39341 41843 48036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.37% 37.90% 40.20%
Number of salaries quoted 34012 35590 40629
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Grails
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Grails as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 5 May 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Grails within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -94 116 £57,500 +4.54% 9
London -60 56 £60,000 +4.34% 6
South East -16 21 £58,000 +5.45% 1
North West +16 19 £45,000 - 1
Manchester +13 19 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Berkshire - 14 £52,000 -
West Midlands -15 8 £57,500 +15.00%
City of London +26 7 £98,750 +54.90% 1
Warwickshire -5 6 £57,500 +15.00%
Warwick -15 6 £57,500 +15.00%
Tunbridge Wells - 6 £64,000 - 1
Kent - 6 £64,000 - 1
Yorkshire +3 5 £47,500 +11.76% 1
South West -6 4 £47,500 +46.15%
East of England +8 3 £42,500 -6.59%
Cambridgeshire - 3 £42,500 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £40,000 -
York - 3 £40,000 -
Cambridge - 3 £42,500 -
West Yorkshire +4 2 £54,250 +27.64% 1
Leeds -7 2 £54,250 +27.64% 1
Bath - 2 £47,500 -
Somerset - 2 £47,500 -
Hampshire +7 1 £45,000 -18.18%
Basingstoke -8 1 £45,000 -18.18%
Reading - 1 £52,000 -
South Wales - 1 £45,000 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £55,000 -
Newport - 1 £45,000 - 1
Wales - 1 £45,000 - 1

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing Grails also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Grails.

1 215 (94.30%) Java
2 165 (72.37%) Spring
3 164 (71.93%) Agile Software Development
4 137 (60.09%) JavaScript
5 131 (57.46%) TDD
6 129 (56.58%) Hibernate
7 128 (56.14%) Groovy
8 89 (39.04%) jQuery
9 88 (38.60%) Java EE
10 83 (36.40%) Continuous Integration
11 81 (35.53%) CSS
12 74 (32.46%) HTML
13 72 (31.58%) Scrum
14 71 (31.14%) Jenkins
15 70 (30.70%) RESTful
16 69 (30.26%) JBoss
17 67 (29.39%) Maven
18 61 (26.75%) JSON
19 60 (26.32%) JMS
19 60 (26.32%) SOA
20 56 (24.56%) MySQL
21 55 (24.12%) Software Engineering
22 54 (23.68%) SQL
23 52 (22.81%) JUnit
23 52 (22.81%) AngularJS
24 51 (22.37%) Open Source
24 51 (22.37%) Finance
25 49 (21.49%) J2EE
25 49 (21.49%) Scala
26 47 (20.61%) Degree

Grails
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 69 (30.26%) JBoss
2 35 (15.35%) Node.js
3 34 (14.91%) Apache
4 29 (12.72%) GlassFish
4 29 (12.72%) WildFly
5 23 (10.09%) Liferay
6 19 (8.33%) CMS
6 19 (8.33%) Tomcat
6 19 (8.33%) WordPress
7 11 (4.82%) Mule
7 11 (4.82%) Mule ESB
8 8 (3.51%) WebSphere
9 6 (2.63%) Apache Solr
9 6 (2.63%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (1.75%) Alfresco
11 2 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.88%) Confluence
11 2 (0.88%) Drupal
11 2 (0.88%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.32%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (10.09%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (8.33%) IaaS
3 6 (2.63%) SoftLayer
3 6 (2.63%) Sumo Logic
4 3 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.26%) Internet
2 9 (3.95%) HTTP
3 6 (2.63%) SNMP
3 6 (2.63%) SSL
3 6 (2.63%) VPN
3 6 (2.63%) Wireless
4 1 (0.44%) LDAP
4 1 (0.44%) VoIP
4 1 (0.44%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (24.56%) MySQL
2 35 (15.35%) PostgreSQL
3 22 (9.65%) NoSQL
4 21 (9.21%) Big Data
5 15 (6.58%) MongoDB
5 15 (6.58%) SQL Server
6 14 (6.14%) Oracle Database
7 12 (5.26%) Relational Database
8 10 (4.39%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (4.39%) CouchDB
9 6 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (2.63%) Oracle9i Database
10 4 (1.75%) Neo4j
10 4 (1.75%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.75%) Redis
11 1 (0.44%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 71 (31.14%) Jenkins
2 67 (29.39%) Maven
3 52 (22.81%) JUnit
4 44 (19.30%) Cucumber
5 30 (13.16%) Eclipse
5 30 (13.16%) Hudson
6 29 (12.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 29 (12.72%) JBehave
6 29 (12.72%) RSpec
7 21 (9.21%) JIRA
8 20 (8.77%) Git (software)
9 19 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
10 17 (7.46%) Selenium
11 14 (6.14%) jMock
11 14 (6.14%) Mockito
12 12 (5.26%) Geb
12 12 (5.26%) Spock
13 11 (4.82%) FishEye
14 10 (4.39%) EasyMock
14 10 (4.39%) Subversion
General
1 51 (22.37%) Finance
2 29 (12.72%) Billing
3 11 (4.82%) Banking
4 7 (3.07%) Advertising
4 7 (3.07%) Games
5 5 (2.19%) Retail
6 4 (1.75%) Marketing
7 3 (1.32%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.88%) Front Office
8 2 (0.88%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 190 (83.33%) Developer
2 159 (69.74%) Java Developer
3 55 (24.12%) Lead Developer
4 48 (21.05%) Agile Developer
5 46 (20.18%) Lead Java Developer
6 44 (19.30%) Agile Java Developer
7 43 (18.86%) Senior Developer
8 41 (17.98%) Senior Java Developer
9 17 (7.46%) Applications Developer
9 17 (7.46%) Java Applications Developer
10 15 (6.58%) Java Engineer
10 15 (6.58%) Software Engineer
11 14 (6.14%) Java Software Engineer
12 12 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
13 10 (4.39%) Java Software Developer
13 10 (4.39%) Lead Software Developer
13 10 (4.39%) Senior Software Developer
13 10 (4.39%) Senior Software Engineer
14 9 (3.95%) Senior Java Engineer
14 9 (3.95%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (72.37%) Spring
2 129 (56.58%) Hibernate
3 89 (39.04%) jQuery
4 88 (38.60%) Java EE
5 81 (35.53%) CSS
6 74 (32.46%) HTML
7 70 (30.70%) RESTful
8 61 (26.75%) JSON
9 60 (26.32%) JMS
10 52 (22.81%) AngularJS
11 49 (21.49%) J2EE
12 43 (18.86%) Struts
13 38 (16.67%) JSP
14 36 (15.79%) Web Services
15 33 (14.47%) JPA
16 31 (13.60%) JAX-RS
17 29 (12.72%) RESTEasy
18 27 (11.84%) Apache Camel
18 27 (11.84%) J2SE
19 23 (10.09%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.72%) Mathematics
1 29 (12.72%) Smart Meter
2 22 (9.65%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.95%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.51%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.63%) Cryptography
6 6 (2.63%) iPad
6 6 (2.63%) PKI
6 6 (2.63%) Statistics
7 3 (1.32%) Fintech
7 3 (1.32%) PlayStation
7 3 (1.32%) Reinsurance
8 2 (0.88%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.88%) Blog
8 2 (0.88%) Social Media
9 1 (0.44%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (0.44%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.44%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 44 (19.30%) Linux
2 36 (15.79%) Apple iOS
3 22 (9.65%) Android
4 8 (3.51%) Windows
5 4 (1.75%) Unix
6 3 (1.32%) CentOS
7 2 (0.88%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (71.93%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (57.46%) TDD
3 83 (36.40%) Continuous Integration
4 72 (31.58%) Scrum
5 60 (26.32%) SOA
6 55 (24.12%) Software Engineering
7 51 (22.37%) Open Source
8 46 (20.18%) Mentoring
9 45 (19.74%) E-Commerce
10 42 (18.42%) MVC
11 36 (15.79%) OO
12 31 (13.60%) Coaching
12 31 (13.60%) DevOps
13 30 (13.16%) Unit Testing
14 29 (12.72%) Dependency Injection
15 28 (12.28%) Software Delivery
16 27 (11.84%) OOD
17 26 (11.40%) Performance Tuning
18 24 (10.53%) BDD
19 22 (9.65%) UML
Programming Languages
1 215 (94.30%) Java
2 137 (60.09%) JavaScript
3 128 (56.14%) Groovy
4 54 (23.68%) SQL
5 49 (21.49%) Scala
6 29 (12.72%) Ruby
7 23 (10.09%) Python
8 22 (9.65%) Objective-C
9 8 (3.51%) PHP
10 6 (2.63%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.63%) C++
11 5 (2.19%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.75%) Perl
13 3 (1.32%) C#
13 3 (1.32%) Clojure
13 3 (1.32%) Jython
14 1 (0.44%) Lua
14 1 (0.44%) R
14 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 47 (20.61%) Degree
2 4 (1.75%) PhD
3 3 (1.32%) Sun Certification
4 2 (0.88%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.44%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.39%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 31 (13.60%) Docker
2 1 (0.44%) iptables
2 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 37 (16.23%) Puppet
2 7 (3.07%) Nagios
2 7 (3.07%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.44%) Ansible
3 1 (0.44%) Salt
3 1 (0.44%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 46 (20.18%) Oracle
2 21 (9.21%) Google
3 6 (2.63%) Splunk
4 2 (0.88%) Adobe
4 2 (0.88%) Facebook
4 2 (0.88%) Red Hat
4 2 (0.88%) webMethods
5 1 (0.44%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.44%) BT
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.44%) Sun
5 1 (0.44%) Twitter
5 1 (0.44%) VMware
5 1 (0.44%) WSO2
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