The first table below looks at the demand for Grails skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Grails over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grails
Rank 189 193 184
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs citing Grails 11 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.080% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.63% 0.21% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 9
Average salary £40,000 £53,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.58% +19.44%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1734 1940 1892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.19% 38.71% 40.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1478 1722 1721
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Grails
England

Grails
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Grails Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Grails
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Grails across the West Midlands region.

Grails Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Grails
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Grails across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Grails Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Grails
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Grails within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Coventry - 2 £37,500 -
Warwickshire +6 1 £50,000 -6.97%
Grails
England

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 15 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (93.33%) Groovy
3 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (80.00%) J2EE
4 11 (73.33%) Tomcat
4 11 (73.33%) Scrum
5 10 (66.67%) Linux
5 10 (66.67%) XML
5 10 (66.67%) Oracle
5 10 (66.67%) SOAP
5 10 (66.67%) REST
6 9 (60.00%) Social Media
6 9 (60.00%) Oracle Database
6 9 (60.00%) RESTful
6 9 (60.00%) Apache Solr
6 9 (60.00%) Software Testing
6 9 (60.00%) Technical Architecture
6 9 (60.00%) JSON
6 9 (60.00%) CSS
6 9 (60.00%) XSD
6 9 (60.00%) DOM
6 9 (60.00%) UNIX
6 9 (60.00%) HTML
6 9 (60.00%) CRM
6 9 (60.00%) B2B
6 9 (60.00%) B2C
6 9 (60.00%) SAX
6 9 (60.00%) Shell Script
7 4 (26.67%) JBoss
8 3 (20.00%) TDD

Grails
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 11 (73.33%) Tomcat
2 9 (60.00%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (6.67%) Maven
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) JBehave
1 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (6.67%) Hudson
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
1 14 (93.33%) Java Developer
2 10 (66.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 9 (60.00%) J2EE Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) J2EE
2 10 (66.67%) SOAP
2 10 (66.67%) XML
2 10 (66.67%) REST
3 9 (60.00%) HTML
3 9 (60.00%) JSON
3 9 (60.00%) RESTful
3 9 (60.00%) XSD
3 9 (60.00%) DOM
3 9 (60.00%) SAX
3 9 (60.00%) CSS
4 3 (20.00%) Spring
5 2 (13.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Linux
2 9 (60.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (73.33%) Scrum
3 9 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 9 (60.00%) Technical Architecture
3 9 (60.00%) CRM
3 9 (60.00%) B2B
3 9 (60.00%) B2C
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) System Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (93.33%) Groovy
3 9 (60.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (20.00%) Scala
4 3 (20.00%) Clojure
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
5 1 (6.67%) Python
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) JBoss