The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grails
Rank - 205 -
Permanent jobs citing Grails 0 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.15% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.40% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 0
Average salary - £57,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+16.47% +1.19%
Grails
England

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

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2083 2008 2038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.04% 37.31% 36.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1871 1725 1817
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (83.33%) REST
2 5 (83.33%) Relational Database
2 5 (83.33%) JIRA
2 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) SAX
2 5 (83.33%) Subversion
2 5 (83.33%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) XSD
2 5 (83.33%) DOM
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) SOAP
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) Groovy
4 3 (50.00%) C#
4 3 (50.00%) .NET
4 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (50.00%) JSON
5 2 (33.33%) Apache Solr
5 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
5 2 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment

Grails
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 2 (33.33%) Apache Solr
1 2 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (83.33%) Subversion
2 5 (83.33%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) Maven
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) Liquibase
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) XSD
2 5 (83.33%) DOM
2 5 (83.33%) SAX
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) SOAP
2 5 (83.33%) REST
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (50.00%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) RESTful
4 1 (16.67%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Groovy
4 3 (50.00%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) Ruby
5 1 (16.67%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle