The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Grails
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 271 210 240
Rank change year-on-year -61 +30  
Permanent jobs citing Grails 1 27 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.015% 0.48% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.033% 1.22% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1 25 12
Median salary £35,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.31% -5.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% -  

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 the North West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 3004 2217 2586
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 43.87% 39.53% 40.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2528 1912 2191
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,100 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Grails
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

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Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Grails in the North West

Grails
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Grails within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -57 1 £35,000 -26.31%
Grails
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 North West region with a requirement for Grails.

1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (83.33%) XML
3 13 (72.22%) Groovy
4 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
5 10 (55.56%) Maven
6 9 (50.00%) Linux
7 8 (44.44%) Struts
7 8 (44.44%) JSP
7 8 (44.44%) Finance
7 8 (44.44%) Hibernate
7 8 (44.44%) SDLC
8 7 (38.89%) WebSphere
8 7 (38.89%) J2EE
9 6 (33.33%) J2SE
9 6 (33.33%) XSLT
9 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
9 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (33.33%) RESTful
10 5 (27.78%) Web Services
10 5 (27.78%) Oracle
11 4 (22.22%) Servlets
11 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
11 4 (22.22%) Eclipse
11 4 (22.22%) VMware
11 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
11 4 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (22.22%) Android
11 4 (22.22%) iPad
11 4 (22.22%) MVC

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 7 (38.89%) WebSphere
2 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Hazelcast
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Maven
2 4 (22.22%) Eclipse
3 3 (16.67%) Gradle
4 2 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
1 18 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Java Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Java Software Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Java Software Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Linux Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) XML
2 8 (44.44%) Hibernate
2 8 (44.44%) JSP
2 8 (44.44%) Struts
3 7 (38.89%) J2EE
4 6 (33.33%) J2SE
4 6 (33.33%) RESTful
4 6 (33.33%) XSLT
5 5 (27.78%) Web Services
6 4 (22.22%) React
6 4 (22.22%) Redux
6 4 (22.22%) Servlets
6 4 (22.22%) Spring
6 4 (22.22%) Spring MVC
7 3 (16.67%) JMS
7 3 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (11.11%) JSON
8 2 (11.11%) SAX
8 2 (11.11%) SOAP
8 2 (11.11%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) iPad
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) SDLC
3 4 (22.22%) MVC
3 4 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 3 (16.67%) Software Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (72.22%) Groovy
3 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) Scala
5 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) XPath
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
3 4 (22.22%) VMware