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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grails
Rank 206 208 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing Grails 7 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.054% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 0
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +13.33%
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
2020 1934 1913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.91% 35.00% 39.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1732 1720 1663
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 1 September 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
(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 - 7 £57,500 -
Grails
England

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 15 (100.00%) Oracle
2 14 (93.33%) Groovy
3 12 (80.00%) MongoDB
4 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (53.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (53.33%) E-Commerce
6 7 (46.67%) J2EE
6 7 (46.67%) SOAP
6 7 (46.67%) Linux
6 7 (46.67%) Tomcat
7 6 (40.00%) HTML
7 6 (40.00%) CSS
7 6 (40.00%) Scrum
7 6 (40.00%) RESTful
7 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
8 5 (33.33%) Programme Management
8 5 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
8 5 (33.33%) Marketing
8 5 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (33.33%) DTV
8 5 (33.33%) Electronics
8 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
8 5 (33.33%) Finance
8 5 (33.33%) Manufacturing
8 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (33.33%) SAP
8 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 5 (33.33%) Web Services

Grails
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 7 (46.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (13.33%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 5 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
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
General
1 5 (33.33%) Electronics
1 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
1 5 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 5 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Development Manager
1 8 (53.33%) Delivery Manager
2 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Software Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Software Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Java Software Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Java Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (13.33%) J2EE 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 7 (46.67%) SOAP
1 7 (46.67%) J2EE
2 6 (40.00%) CSS
2 6 (40.00%) RESTful
2 6 (40.00%) HTML
3 5 (33.33%) Web Services
4 4 (26.67%) XHTML
5 3 (20.00%) XML
5 3 (20.00%) REST
6 2 (13.33%) XSD
6 2 (13.33%) DOM
6 2 (13.33%) SAX
6 2 (13.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) DTV
2 2 (13.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (53.33%) E-Commerce
3 6 (40.00%) Scrum
4 5 (33.33%) Programme Management
4 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Kanban
6 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (13.33%) B2B
6 2 (13.33%) B2C
6 2 (13.33%) CRM
7 1 (6.67%) Project Management
7 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.67%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (93.33%) Groovy
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
5 1 (6.67%) Python
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) JBoss