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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grails
Rank 209 198 200
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Permanent jobs citing Grails 4 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.076% 0.16% 0.020%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.43% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 1
Average salary - £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +0.62%
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
2064 1846 2030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 39.13% 35.97% 40.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1881 1593 1813
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,780
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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
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 22 May 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
Coventry -9 4 - -
Grails
England

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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%) JIRA
2 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
2 5 (83.33%) REST
2 5 (83.33%) Relational Database
2 5 (83.33%) Subversion
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) SAX
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%) Docker

Grails
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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%) GlassFish
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
2 5 (83.33%) Relational Database
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (83.33%) JIRA
2 5 (83.33%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) Liquibase
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) Maven
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) REST
2 5 (83.33%) SAX
2 5 (83.33%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) XSD
2 5 (83.33%) DOM
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) SOAP
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
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
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
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%) Software Deployment
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
3 1 (16.67%) Automated 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