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

Grails
England / South West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 221 239 222
Rank change year-on-year +18 -17  
Permanent jobs citing Grails 15 1 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.29% 0.019% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.64% 0.049% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 21
Median salary £70,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.36% +11.76%  
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 South West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2346 2030 2540
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 44.87% 39.31% 42.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2032 1772 2219
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Grails
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Grails
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Grails in the South West

Grails
Salary Histogram in the South West

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

Salary histogram for Grails in the South West

Grails
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Grails within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Bristol - 8 £70,000 -
Devon - 7 £35,290 -
Grails
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 South West region with a requirement for Grails.

1 27 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (96.30%) Web Development
3 24 (88.89%) Groovy
4 22 (81.48%) Scrum
5 19 (70.37%) Java
5 19 (70.37%) JavaScript
5 19 (70.37%) Docker
6 18 (66.67%) AngularJS
6 18 (66.67%) XML
6 18 (66.67%) Git (software)
6 18 (66.67%) Spring
7 15 (55.56%) Open Source
8 14 (51.85%) RabbitMQ
8 14 (51.85%) Gradle
8 14 (51.85%) Jenkins
8 14 (51.85%) Mockito
8 14 (51.85%) Relational Database
8 14 (51.85%) Maven
8 14 (51.85%) Subversion
8 14 (51.85%) nginx
8 14 (51.85%) Unit Testing
8 14 (51.85%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (51.85%) JPA
8 14 (51.85%) Finance
8 14 (51.85%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (51.85%) Hibernate
8 14 (51.85%) XSD
8 14 (51.85%) Linux
8 14 (51.85%) PHP
8 14 (51.85%) SQL

Grails
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 (51.85%) nginx
2 4 (14.81%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (51.85%) PostgreSQL
1 14 (51.85%) Relational Database
2 8 (29.63%) NoSQL
3 3 (11.11%) Triplestore
4 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 14 (51.85%) Gradle
2 14 (51.85%) Jenkins
2 14 (51.85%) Maven
2 14 (51.85%) Mockito
2 14 (51.85%) Subversion
3 4 (14.81%) Travis CI
General
1 14 (51.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Developer
1 18 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 14 (51.85%) PHP Developer
2 14 (51.85%) SQL Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Development Manager
4 7 (25.93%) Java Software Developer
4 7 (25.93%) Technical Development Manager
4 7 (25.93%) Technical Leader
4 7 (25.93%) Technical Manager
5 4 (14.81%) Java Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Java Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Software Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Software Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 18 (66.67%) Spring
1 18 (66.67%) XML
2 14 (51.85%) Hibernate
2 14 (51.85%) JPA
2 14 (51.85%) RabbitMQ
2 14 (51.85%) XSD
3 5 (18.52%) JSON
3 5 (18.52%) Web Services
4 4 (14.81%) CSS
4 4 (14.81%) HTML
4 4 (14.81%) HTML5
4 4 (14.81%) React
4 4 (14.81%) REST
4 4 (14.81%) Spring MVC
5 3 (11.11%) XML Schema
6 1 (3.70%) Apache Camel
6 1 (3.70%) J2EE
6 1 (3.70%) JMS
6 1 (3.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (51.85%) NHS
2 4 (14.81%) Semantic Web
3 3 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (96.30%) Web Development
3 22 (81.48%) Scrum
4 15 (55.56%) Open Source
5 14 (51.85%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (51.85%) Unit Testing
6 12 (44.44%) Pair Programming
6 12 (44.44%) Software Engineering
6 12 (44.44%) TDD
7 8 (29.63%) Kanban
7 8 (29.63%) Mentoring
7 8 (29.63%) Web Application Development
8 4 (14.81%) Data Management
8 4 (14.81%) MVC
8 4 (14.81%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (14.81%) SDLC
8 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
9 3 (11.11%) MOF
9 3 (11.11%) RDF
9 3 (11.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 24 (88.89%) Groovy
2 19 (70.37%) Java
2 19 (70.37%) JavaScript
3 14 (51.85%) PHP
3 14 (51.85%) SQL
4 4 (14.81%) CoffeeScript
5 3 (11.11%) SPARQL
6 1 (3.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 19 (70.37%) Docker