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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Grails over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Grails
Rank - - 211
Permanent jobs citing Grails 0 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 9
Median salary - - £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +17.64%
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
2058 2135 2003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.08% 36.25% 37.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1719 1923 1712
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Grails
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region 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 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 28 July 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Grails.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) JBoss
1 9 (100.00%) JMS
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
1 9 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 9 (100.00%) Spring
1 9 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (100.00%) Groovy
2 8 (88.89%) JPA
2 8 (88.89%) Smart Meter
2 8 (88.89%) RESTful
2 8 (88.89%) RSpec
2 8 (88.89%) JBehave
2 8 (88.89%) Mathematics
2 8 (88.89%) GlassFish
2 8 (88.89%) Unit Testing
2 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 8 (88.89%) Java EE
2 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 8 (88.89%) Scrum
2 8 (88.89%) Billing
2 8 (88.89%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (88.89%) SOA
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) MySQL
2 8 (88.89%) JUnit
2 8 (88.89%) Dependency Injection
2 8 (88.89%) Cucumber
2 8 (88.89%) Puppet

Grails
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 9 (100.00%) JBoss
2 8 (88.89%) GlassFish
2 8 (88.89%) WildFly
3 1 (11.11%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (11.11%) Mule
3 1 (11.11%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) MySQL
1 8 (88.89%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Cucumber
1 8 (88.89%) Hudson
1 8 (88.89%) JBehave
1 8 (88.89%) Jenkins
1 8 (88.89%) JUnit
1 8 (88.89%) RSpec
General
1 8 (88.89%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
1 9 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Developer
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Java Developer
2 8 (88.89%) Lead Developer
2 8 (88.89%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 9 (100.00%) JMS
1 9 (100.00%) Spring
2 8 (88.89%) Java EE
2 8 (88.89%) JAX-RS
2 8 (88.89%) JPA
2 8 (88.89%) RESTEasy
2 8 (88.89%) RESTful
3 1 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (11.11%) Apache Camel
3 1 (11.11%) JSON
3 1 (11.11%) REST
3 1 (11.11%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Mathematics
1 8 (88.89%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
2 8 (88.89%) Coaching
2 8 (88.89%) Dependency Injection
2 8 (88.89%) Mentoring
2 8 (88.89%) Scrum
2 8 (88.89%) SOA
2 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 8 (88.89%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Groovy
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Docker
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) WSO2