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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Grails
Rank 812 772 820
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +48
Permanent jobs citing Grails 102 210 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.51% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 94 170 140
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,750 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £49,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +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
37855 41130 45318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.74% 37.48% 38.66%
Number of salaries quoted 32997 35110 38155
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -72 94 £52,500 - 15
London -2 43 £60,000 -4.00% 5
South East +15 22 £52,500 -12.50% 5
North West +15 15 £48,750 +14.70%
Manchester -7 15 £48,750 +14.70%
Milton Keynes - 12 £51,250 - 4
Buckinghamshire - 12 £51,250 - 5
Yorkshire +19 8 £42,500 +14.86%
West Yorkshire +19 6 £42,500 -13.26%
Surrey +33 5 £75,000 +7.14%
Staines +24 5 £75,000 +7.14%
Tunbridge Wells - 5 - -
Kent - 5 - -
City of London +44 4 £60,000 - 1
Wales +7 4 £32,000 -20.00%
South Wales - 4 £32,000 -
Bradford - 4 £41,250 -
Cardiff - 3 £32,000 -
East of England - 3 £45,000 - 2
Leeds +26 2 £55,000 +22.22%
Cambridge - 2 £42,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £42,500 -
North Yorkshire +13 1 £38,500 +10.00%
East Midlands +10 1 £51,500 -
South West -19 1 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Somerset - 1 £42,500 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £51,500 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £47,500 -
Northampton - 1 £51,500 -
Newport - 1 £50,000 -

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 189 (91.30%) Java
2 144 (69.57%) Spring
3 140 (67.63%) Groovy
4 135 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
5 104 (50.24%) JavaScript
6 83 (40.10%) Hibernate
7 79 (38.16%) TDD
8 67 (32.37%) Scala
9 56 (27.05%) Maven
10 55 (26.57%) RESTful
11 54 (26.09%) CSS
12 50 (24.15%) Scrum
12 50 (24.15%) jQuery
13 49 (23.67%) Finance
14 46 (22.22%) Linux
14 46 (22.22%) JSON
14 46 (22.22%) JIRA
14 46 (22.22%) Git (software)
15 42 (20.29%) Oracle
15 42 (20.29%) Jenkins
16 41 (19.81%) AngularJS
16 41 (19.81%) HTML
16 41 (19.81%) MVC
17 37 (17.87%) JUnit
17 37 (17.87%) Ruby
17 37 (17.87%) Continuous Integration
18 36 (17.39%) JSP
19 35 (16.91%) JBoss
19 35 (16.91%) Open Source
20 34 (16.43%) Web Services

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 35 (16.91%) JBoss
2 21 (10.14%) Tomcat
3 19 (9.18%) Apache
4 17 (8.21%) Mule
4 17 (8.21%) Mule ESB
5 14 (6.76%) Cloud Foundry
6 11 (5.31%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (5.31%) WildFly
7 10 (4.83%) WebSphere
8 5 (2.42%) Apache Solr
8 5 (2.42%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.45%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.97%) Apache ServiceMix
10 2 (0.97%) Confluence
11 1 (0.48%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.48%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (0.97%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 25 (12.08%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (6.76%) IBM Cloud
2 14 (6.76%) SoftLayer
2 14 (6.76%) Sumo Logic
3 8 (3.86%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.76%) SNMP
1 14 (6.76%) SSL
1 14 (6.76%) VPN
1 14 (6.76%) Wireless
2 6 (2.90%) Internet
3 4 (1.93%) HTTP
4 1 (0.48%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (14.98%) MySQL
2 27 (13.04%) Big Data
3 25 (12.08%) Apache Cassandra
4 24 (11.59%) SQL Server
5 23 (11.11%) NoSQL
6 19 (9.18%) Hazelcast
7 17 (8.21%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (5.80%) MongoDB
8 12 (5.80%) Oracle Database
9 9 (4.35%) Neo4j
10 8 (3.86%) HBase
11 7 (3.38%) Relational Database
12 6 (2.90%) CouchDB
13 5 (2.42%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (2.42%) Oracle9i Database
14 3 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (1.45%) RDBMS
14 3 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 56 (27.05%) Maven
2 46 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 46 (22.22%) JIRA
3 42 (20.29%) Jenkins
4 37 (17.87%) JUnit
5 34 (16.43%) Gradle
6 27 (13.04%) Cucumber
7 21 (10.14%) Spock
8 20 (9.66%) FishEye
8 20 (9.66%) Selenium
9 19 (9.18%) Mockito
10 16 (7.73%) Ant
10 16 (7.73%) Geb
10 16 (7.73%) jMock
11 15 (7.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 15 (7.25%) EasyMock
11 15 (7.25%) Subversion
12 14 (6.76%) Redmine
12 14 (6.76%) Vagrant
13 11 (5.31%) Eclipse
General
1 49 (23.67%) Finance
2 15 (7.25%) Games
3 6 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.45%) Billing
4 3 (1.45%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.45%) Marketing
5 1 (0.48%) Advertising
5 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.48%) Retail
Job Titles
1 175 (84.54%) Developer
2 148 (71.50%) Java Developer
3 80 (38.65%) Senior Developer
4 77 (37.20%) Senior Java Developer
5 20 (9.66%) JavaScript Developer
6 18 (8.70%) Agile Developer
6 18 (8.70%) Agile Java Developer
7 17 (8.21%) Lead Developer
8 13 (6.28%) Senior Agile Developer
8 13 (6.28%) Senior Agile Java Developer
9 12 (5.80%) Java Scala Developer
9 12 (5.80%) Scala Developer
10 11 (5.31%) Administrator
10 11 (5.31%) DevOps Administrator
10 11 (5.31%) Systems Administrator
11 10 (4.83%) Software Engineer
12 9 (4.35%) Java Engineer
12 9 (4.35%) Software Developer
13 7 (3.38%) Java Software Developer
13 7 (3.38%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (69.57%) Spring
2 83 (40.10%) Hibernate
3 55 (26.57%) RESTful
4 54 (26.09%) CSS
5 50 (24.15%) jQuery
6 46 (22.22%) JSON
7 41 (19.81%) AngularJS
7 41 (19.81%) HTML
8 36 (17.39%) JSP
9 34 (16.43%) Web Services
10 33 (15.94%) Apache Camel
11 32 (15.46%) Struts
12 28 (13.53%) Java EE
13 27 (13.04%) Node.js
14 26 (12.56%) Ruby on Rails
14 26 (12.56%) Spring MVC
15 24 (11.59%) J2EE
15 24 (11.59%) REST
16 22 (10.63%) SOAP
17 18 (8.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.25%) iPad
3 14 (6.76%) Cryptography
3 14 (6.76%) PKI
3 14 (6.76%) Statistics
4 7 (3.38%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.38%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.45%) Fintech
6 3 (1.45%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.45%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.97%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.97%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.48%) PlayStation
8 1 (0.48%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 46 (22.22%) Linux
2 31 (14.98%) Android
3 10 (4.83%) Ubuntu
4 8 (3.86%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.90%) Windows
6 1 (0.48%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (38.16%) TDD
3 50 (24.15%) Scrum
4 41 (19.81%) MVC
5 37 (17.87%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (16.91%) Open Source
7 31 (14.98%) BDD
8 30 (14.49%) Microservices
9 28 (13.53%) SDLC
10 27 (13.04%) DevOps
10 27 (13.04%) OO
11 25 (12.08%) Software Engineering
12 24 (11.59%) E-Commerce
13 22 (10.63%) Pair Programming
14 21 (10.14%) Analytics
15 18 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
15 18 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
16 17 (8.21%) Functional Testing
16 17 (8.21%) Software Delivery
17 16 (7.73%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 189 (91.30%) Java
2 140 (67.63%) Groovy
3 104 (50.24%) JavaScript
4 67 (32.37%) Scala
5 37 (17.87%) Ruby
6 34 (16.43%) Python
7 26 (12.56%) SQL
8 14 (6.76%) Bash Shell
9 12 (5.80%) C++
10 9 (4.35%) Clojure
10 9 (4.35%) Jython
11 8 (3.86%) Objective-C
12 7 (3.38%) C#
13 6 (2.90%) ES6
13 6 (2.90%) PHP
14 3 (1.45%) Perl
14 3 (1.45%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.45%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.97%) Haskell
16 1 (0.48%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (9.66%) Degree
2 2 (0.97%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.76%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.93%) QA
System Software
1 31 (14.98%) Docker
2 8 (3.86%) HDFS
3 2 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (8.21%) Puppet
2 14 (6.76%) Nagios
2 14 (6.76%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (3.86%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 42 (20.29%) Oracle
2 14 (6.76%) Splunk
3 4 (1.93%) Google
4 3 (1.45%) Cognos
5 2 (0.97%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.97%) Facebook
5 2 (0.97%) webMethods
5 2 (0.97%) WSO2
6 1 (0.48%) Cognizant
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 50-55k
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus (12%), Pension (10%)
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Reed Technology
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50-55k plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Pension, PHI, Flexible Working
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago