The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Grails skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Grails over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Grails
North West / Manchester
Rank 180 168 174
Rank change year-on-year -12 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Grails 19 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.48% 0.42% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.04% 1.06% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 17
Median salary £36,250 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.44% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,450 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £51,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £52,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -27.88% +15.55%  

Grails is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1825 1321 1608
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 46.31% 39.19% 42.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1533 1141 1406
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Grails
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Grails as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Grails in Manchester

Grails
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Grails in Manchester.

Salary trend for Grails in Manchester

Grails
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Grails in Manchester over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Grails in Manchester

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Grails.

1 38 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (78.95%) Maven
2 30 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (71.05%) Groovy
4 23 (60.53%) JavaScript
4 23 (60.53%) SDLC
5 21 (55.26%) Linux
6 20 (52.63%) RESTful
6 20 (52.63%) Docker
6 20 (52.63%) Redux
7 19 (50.00%) Hazelcast
7 19 (50.00%) Spring
7 19 (50.00%) XML
8 18 (47.37%) J2EE
9 16 (42.11%) iPad
9 16 (42.11%) Scala
9 16 (42.11%) Android
9 16 (42.11%) React
10 15 (39.47%) Web Services
11 14 (36.84%) WebSphere
11 14 (36.84%) Gradle
12 12 (31.58%) Software Engineering
13 11 (28.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (28.95%) J2SE
13 11 (28.95%) Red Hat
14 10 (26.32%) XSLT
15 9 (23.68%) Tomcat
15 9 (23.68%) Oracle
15 9 (23.68%) Servlets
16 8 (21.05%) Eclipse

Grails
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 14 (36.84%) WebSphere
2 9 (23.68%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (50.00%) Hazelcast
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 30 (78.95%) Maven
2 14 (36.84%) Gradle
3 8 (21.05%) Eclipse
4 5 (13.16%) JIRA
5 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.63%) Babel
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
Job Titles
1 38 (100.00%) Developer
2 37 (97.37%) Java Developer
3 11 (28.95%) Senior Developer
3 11 (28.95%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (21.05%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 8 (21.05%) Java Engineer
4 8 (21.05%) Java Software Developer
4 8 (21.05%) Java Software Engineer
4 8 (21.05%) Linux Developer
4 8 (21.05%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (21.05%) Software Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Agile Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Agile Java Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Agile Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 1 (2.63%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (52.63%) Redux
1 20 (52.63%) RESTful
2 19 (50.00%) Spring
2 19 (50.00%) XML
3 18 (47.37%) J2EE
4 16 (42.11%) React
5 15 (39.47%) Web Services
6 11 (28.95%) J2SE
7 10 (26.32%) XSLT
8 9 (23.68%) Servlets
9 7 (18.42%) Hibernate
9 7 (18.42%) JSP
9 7 (18.42%) Spring MVC
9 7 (18.42%) Struts
10 6 (15.79%) JMS
10 6 (15.79%) WebSphere MQ
11 2 (5.26%) DOM
11 2 (5.26%) REST
11 2 (5.26%) SAX
11 2 (5.26%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 16 (42.11%) iPad
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (55.26%) Linux
2 16 (42.11%) Android
3 11 (28.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (60.53%) SDLC
3 12 (31.58%) Software Engineering
4 8 (21.05%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (18.42%) MVC
6 6 (15.79%) Software Delivery
7 4 (10.53%) Dependency Management
8 1 (2.63%) OOP
8 1 (2.63%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.63%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (71.05%) Groovy
3 23 (60.53%) JavaScript
4 16 (42.11%) Scala
5 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.26%) SQL
5 2 (5.26%) XPath
6 1 (2.63%) ES6
System Software
1 20 (52.63%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Red Hat
2 9 (23.68%) Oracle
3 8 (21.05%) VMware