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

Grails
UK
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 733 826 735
Rank change year-on-year +93 -91  
Permanent jobs citing Grails 129 121 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.12% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 0.30% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 112 111 217
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £52,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -32.69% +9.47%  

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

Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 35110 40096 42589
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.72% 38.53% 37.86%
Number of salaries quoted 29807 34627 36205
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Grails
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Grails
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Grails in the UK

Grails
Salary Histogram

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

Salary histogram for Grails in the UK

Grails
Top 24 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Grails within the UK over the 3 months to 25 April 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
England +90 129 £52,500 -5.40% 8
London +89 73 £75,000 +25.00% 3
Yorkshire +40 20 £40,000 -8.57% 2
West Yorkshire +31 19 £40,000 -23.80% 2
South West +29 14 £33,838 -28.76%
Bradford - 14 £40,000 - 1
Devon - 13 £33,838 -
City of London +47 11 £62,500 -36.70%
Manchester -18 10 £32,500 -27.77%
North West -32 10 £32,500 -27.77%
Exeter - 10 £33,838 -
East of England +22 6 £35,000 -17.64%
Cambridgeshire +11 6 £35,000 -17.64%
Cambridge -4 6 £35,000 -17.64%
Leeds +21 5 £45,000 -14.28% 1
South East +55 4 £50,000 -3.84% 3
Buckinghamshire - 3 £50,000 - 3
Milton Keynes - 3 £50,000 - 2
West Midlands +27 2 £52,500 -8.69%
Coventry - 2 £52,500 -
Kent +16 1 £50,000 -21.87%
North Yorkshire +12 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Tunbridge Wells +11 1 £50,000 -21.87%
York +10 1 £37,500 -6.25%

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 with a requirement for Grails.

1 181 (83.80%) Java
2 155 (71.76%) Groovy
3 144 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 140 (64.81%) Agile Software Development
5 125 (57.87%) CSS
6 124 (57.41%) Spring
7 115 (53.24%) HTML
8 112 (51.85%) AngularJS
9 86 (39.81%) RESTful
10 85 (39.35%) HTML5
11 79 (36.57%) CSS3
12 73 (33.80%) Git (software)
13 65 (30.09%) Finance
14 63 (29.17%) Scrum
15 61 (28.24%) TDD
16 60 (27.78%) RabbitMQ
17 59 (27.31%) SQL
18 53 (24.54%) Linux
18 53 (24.54%) jQuery
19 51 (23.61%) Subversion
20 50 (23.15%) XML
21 49 (22.69%) REST
22 48 (22.22%) JSON
22 48 (22.22%) JUnit
22 48 (22.22%) Hibernate
23 46 (21.30%) Maven
24 45 (20.83%) SDLC
25 44 (20.37%) Jenkins
26 41 (18.98%) Web Development
26 41 (18.98%) Spring Boot

Grails
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 34 (15.74%) Tomcat
2 18 (8.33%) Apache Spark
3 11 (5.09%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (5.09%) Jetty
4 10 (4.63%) nginx
5 9 (4.17%) WebLogic
5 9 (4.17%) WebSphere
6 8 (3.70%) JBoss
6 8 (3.70%) Moodle
6 8 (3.70%) WebLogic Portal
7 7 (3.24%) Apache Solr
8 5 (2.31%) Apache
9 1 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.46%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 24 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (7.87%) GitHub
3 1 (0.46%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (0.46%) SoftLayer
3 1 (0.46%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.33%) Internet
2 4 (1.85%) UMTS
3 2 (0.93%) AMQP
3 2 (0.93%) HTTP
4 1 (0.46%) SNMP
4 1 (0.46%) SSL
4 1 (0.46%) VPN
4 1 (0.46%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (18.06%) MySQL
2 35 (16.20%) SQL Server
3 32 (14.81%) NoSQL
4 31 (14.35%) PostgreSQL
5 28 (12.96%) Relational Database
6 20 (9.26%) Big Data
7 18 (8.33%) Apache Hive
7 18 (8.33%) Hadoop
8 17 (7.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (5.09%) Hazelcast
10 8 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.85%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.85%) Redis
12 3 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (1.39%) Triplestore
13 2 (0.93%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 73 (33.80%) Git (software)
2 51 (23.61%) Subversion
3 48 (22.22%) JUnit
4 46 (21.30%) Maven
5 44 (20.37%) Jenkins
6 29 (13.43%) Gradle
6 29 (13.43%) Mockito
7 23 (10.65%) JIRA
7 23 (10.65%) Spock
8 16 (7.41%) Jasmine
9 15 (6.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 15 (6.94%) Hudson
9 15 (6.94%) Karma Test Runner
9 15 (6.94%) webpack
10 6 (2.78%) Eclipse
11 5 (2.31%) Ant
11 5 (2.31%) Mercurial
11 5 (2.31%) Travis CI
12 4 (1.85%) Cucumber
13 3 (1.39%) FishEye
General
1 65 (30.09%) Finance
2 15 (6.94%) Electronics
3 4 (1.85%) Games
4 3 (1.39%) Automotive
5 2 (0.93%) Legal
6 1 (0.46%) Advertising
6 1 (0.46%) Retail
Job Titles
1 191 (88.43%) Developer
2 132 (61.11%) Java Developer
3 77 (35.65%) Senior Developer
4 61 (28.24%) Senior Java Developer
5 26 (12.04%) Angular Developer
6 21 (9.72%) JavaScript Developer
7 17 (7.87%) SQL Developer
8 16 (7.41%) Java Engineer
8 16 (7.41%) PHP Developer
9 14 (6.48%) HTML Developer
10 13 (6.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 13 (6.02%) Java Software Engineer
10 13 (6.02%) Software Developer
10 13 (6.02%) Software Engineer
11 12 (5.56%) Java Software Developer
12 11 (5.09%) Integration Developer
13 10 (4.63%) HTML CSS Developer
13 10 (4.63%) Java Scala Developer
13 10 (4.63%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 10 (4.63%) Senior UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (57.87%) CSS
2 124 (57.41%) Spring
3 115 (53.24%) HTML
4 112 (51.85%) AngularJS
5 86 (39.81%) RESTful
6 85 (39.35%) HTML5
7 79 (36.57%) CSS3
8 60 (27.78%) RabbitMQ
9 53 (24.54%) jQuery
10 50 (23.15%) XML
11 49 (22.69%) REST
12 48 (22.22%) Hibernate
12 48 (22.22%) JSON
13 41 (18.98%) Spring Boot
14 37 (17.13%) Web Services
15 35 (16.20%) Node.js
16 34 (15.74%) Dropwizard
17 27 (12.50%) React
18 23 (10.65%) SOAP
19 21 (9.72%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (9.26%) Fintech
3 19 (8.80%) Computer Science
4 17 (7.87%) User Experience
5 13 (6.02%) iPad
5 13 (6.02%) Management Information System
6 10 (4.63%) NHS
7 5 (2.31%) Semantic Web
8 4 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.39%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.39%) Social Media
10 1 (0.46%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.46%) Online Games
10 1 (0.46%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 53 (24.54%) Linux
2 8 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (3.24%) Android
4 1 (0.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (64.81%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (29.17%) Scrum
3 61 (28.24%) TDD
4 45 (20.83%) SDLC
5 41 (18.98%) Web Development
6 38 (17.59%) MVC
7 28 (12.96%) Open Source
8 23 (10.65%) Software Engineering
9 21 (9.72%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (8.80%) OO
11 18 (8.33%) Front End Development
11 18 (8.33%) Mentoring
11 18 (8.33%) Regression Testing
12 17 (7.87%) Data Integration
12 17 (7.87%) Mobile Development
13 16 (7.41%) DevOps
13 16 (7.41%) ETL
14 15 (6.94%) Mathematics
14 15 (6.94%) SQL Optimisation
15 14 (6.48%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 181 (83.80%) Java
2 155 (71.76%) Groovy
3 144 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 59 (27.31%) SQL
5 32 (14.81%) Scala
6 26 (12.04%) Python
7 23 (10.65%) C#
8 18 (8.33%) PHP
9 12 (5.56%) Clojure
10 5 (2.31%) CoffeeScript
10 5 (2.31%) Go
10 5 (2.31%) Jython
11 4 (1.85%) C++
12 3 (1.39%) Ruby
12 3 (1.39%) SPARQL
12 3 (1.39%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.93%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.93%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.93%) XPath
14 1 (0.46%) Perl
Qualifications
1 38 (17.59%) Degree
2 3 (1.39%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (16.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.46%) Nagios
1 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.46%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (11.11%) Oracle
2 13 (6.02%) Apigee
3 8 (3.70%) Blackboard
3 8 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 5 (2.31%) VMware
5 3 (1.39%) Cognos
6 1 (0.46%) Splunk
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