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 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
England / North West
Rank 230 224 239
Rank change year-on-year -6 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Grails 19 14 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.31% 0.25% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.70% 0.66% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 22
Median salary £36,250 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.44% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,450 £26,864
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 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 2711 2123 2622
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 44.13% 37.34% 39.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2314 1833 2228
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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
Salary Histogram in the North West

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

Salary histogram 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 25 March 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 -12 19 £36,250 -19.44%
Grails
England

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

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 North West 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

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Top Related 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 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