Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Grails
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1006 1014 931
Rank change year-on-year +8 -83 +70
Permanent jobs citing Grails 171 208 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.096% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.28% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 145 197 334
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £34,219 £37,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £102,500 £87,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +15.29%

Grails is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 71782 73986 83137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.12% 38.96% 37.96%
Number of salaries quoted 59611 64205 71075
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

Grails
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Grails as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Grails in the UK

Grails
Top 13 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -7 161 £57,500 +9.52% 8
London 0 96 £75,000 +15.38% 6
UK excluding London +33 75 £50,000 - 2
South East +33 34 £50,000 -4.76% 1
South West +5 16 £55,000 +29.41%
Scotland - 10 £40,000 -
East of England +12 6 £42,500 +6.25%
North of England -40 6 £38,500 -21.03% 1
Yorkshire +21 5 £38,500 -12.00%
Midlands +29 3 £27,000 -47.57%
East Midlands +42 2 £25,000 -51.46%
North West -54 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 £29,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 155 (90.64%) Java
2 133 (77.78%) Groovy
3 115 (67.25%) Agile Software Development
4 103 (60.23%) JavaScript
5 97 (56.73%) Spring
6 69 (40.35%) AngularJS
7 66 (38.60%) HTML
8 63 (36.84%) Scrum
8 63 (36.84%) TDD
9 59 (34.50%) CSS
10 49 (28.65%) Amazon AWS
11 48 (28.07%) Finance
12 45 (26.32%) Git (software)
13 42 (24.56%) Jenkins
14 41 (23.98%) RabbitMQ
15 40 (23.39%) RESTful
16 38 (22.22%) SQL
16 38 (22.22%) Scala
16 38 (22.22%) Microservices
17 37 (21.64%) Continuous Integration
18 36 (21.05%) jQuery
19 35 (20.47%) HTML5
20 33 (19.30%) CSS3
20 33 (19.30%) Maven
21 32 (18.71%) Degree
22 31 (18.13%) Linux
22 31 (18.13%) Spring Boot
22 31 (18.13%) Docker
23 29 (16.96%) NoSQL
24 27 (15.79%) SDLC

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 13 (7.60%) CMS
2 12 (7.02%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (4.68%) Tomcat
4 7 (4.09%) nginx
5 4 (2.34%) Apache Solr
5 4 (2.34%) Confluence
6 3 (1.75%) Apache
7 2 (1.17%) JBoss
8 1 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.58%) Moodle
8 1 (0.58%) Mule
8 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 49 (28.65%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.43%) GitHub
3 10 (5.85%) SaaS
4 2 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.17%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.17%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (1.17%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.17%) Serverless
5 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (14.04%) Internet
2 9 (5.26%) SMS
3 1 (0.58%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.96%) NoSQL
2 21 (12.28%) Relational Database
3 16 (9.36%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (7.02%) MySQL
5 9 (5.26%) Hadoop
6 8 (4.68%) Redis
7 6 (3.51%) Big Data
8 5 (2.92%) SQL Server
8 5 (2.92%) Triplestore
9 4 (2.34%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (1.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (1.17%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 45 (26.32%) Git (software)
2 42 (24.56%) Jenkins
3 33 (19.30%) Maven
4 20 (11.70%) Gradle
5 18 (10.53%) Selenium
6 17 (9.94%) Spock
7 16 (9.36%) JUnit
8 12 (7.02%) JIRA
8 12 (7.02%) Subversion
9 8 (4.68%) Mockito
9 8 (4.68%) WebDriver
10 6 (3.51%) Gatling
10 6 (3.51%) JMeter
11 5 (2.92%) CMake
11 5 (2.92%) CodeNarc
11 5 (2.92%) GitLab
12 4 (2.34%) Ant
12 4 (2.34%) Cucumber
13 2 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (1.17%) IntelliJ
General
1 48 (28.07%) Finance
2 4 (2.34%) Advertising
2 4 (2.34%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (1.75%) Games
4 2 (1.17%) Marketing
4 2 (1.17%) Retail
5 1 (0.58%) Legal
Job Titles
1 112 (65.50%) Developer
2 83 (48.54%) Java Developer
3 40 (23.39%) Senior Developer
4 36 (21.05%) Senior Java Developer
5 23 (13.45%) Software Developer
6 12 (7.02%) Technical Leader
7 11 (6.43%) Development Manager
7 11 (6.43%) Development Team Leader
7 11 (6.43%) Software Engineer
7 11 (6.43%) Team Leader
8 10 (5.85%) Junior
9 8 (4.68%) Java Software Developer
10 7 (4.09%) Java Development Team Leader
10 7 (4.09%) Java Team Leader
11 6 (3.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 6 (3.51%) PHP Developer
11 6 (3.51%) Software Tester
11 6 (3.51%) Tester
12 5 (2.92%) Junior Developer
12 5 (2.92%) Junior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (56.73%) Spring
2 69 (40.35%) AngularJS
3 66 (38.60%) HTML
4 59 (34.50%) CSS
5 41 (23.98%) RabbitMQ
6 40 (23.39%) RESTful
7 36 (21.05%) jQuery
8 35 (20.47%) HTML5
9 33 (19.30%) CSS3
10 31 (18.13%) Spring Boot
11 25 (14.62%) Hibernate
11 25 (14.62%) XML
12 21 (12.28%) Web Services
13 17 (9.94%) Dropwizard
14 16 (9.36%) REST
15 15 (8.77%) JSON
16 14 (8.19%) SOAP
17 13 (7.60%) J2EE
17 13 (7.60%) Ruby on Rails
18 11 (6.43%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.43%) User Experience
2 10 (5.85%) Reinsurance
3 9 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (4.09%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.92%) Fintech
5 5 (2.92%) Virtual Team
6 4 (2.34%) Biotechnology
6 4 (2.34%) NHS
7 2 (1.17%) iPad
7 2 (1.17%) Life Science
7 2 (1.17%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.58%) iSeries
8 1 (0.58%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.58%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 31 (18.13%) Linux
2 7 (4.09%) Ubuntu
3 5 (2.92%) Debian
4 3 (1.75%) Windows
5 2 (1.17%) Android
5 2 (1.17%) Unix
5 2 (1.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (67.25%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (36.84%) Scrum
2 63 (36.84%) TDD
3 38 (22.22%) Microservices
4 37 (21.64%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (15.79%) SDLC
6 26 (15.20%) Mentoring
7 25 (14.62%) Front End Development
8 24 (14.04%) Software Engineering
9 21 (12.28%) Open Source
9 21 (12.28%) Test Automation
9 21 (12.28%) Web Development
10 18 (10.53%) MVC
11 17 (9.94%) B2B
12 12 (7.02%) Low Latency
13 11 (6.43%) Content Management
14 10 (5.85%) Collaborative Working
14 10 (5.85%) CRM
14 10 (5.85%) User Stories
15 9 (5.26%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 155 (90.64%) Java
2 133 (77.78%) Groovy
3 103 (60.23%) JavaScript
4 38 (22.22%) Scala
4 38 (22.22%) SQL
5 19 (11.11%) Clojure
5 19 (11.11%) Ruby
6 15 (8.77%) Python
7 11 (6.43%) PHP
8 6 (3.51%) C++
8 6 (3.51%) Jython
9 5 (2.92%) ES6
10 4 (2.34%) Haskell
11 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.58%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.58%) Perl
11 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.58%) RPG
11 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.58%) XPath
Qualifications
1 32 (18.71%) Degree
2 7 (4.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.85%) QA
System Software
1 31 (18.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (5.85%) Kubernetes
2 9 (5.26%) Puppet
3 5 (2.92%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (4.68%) Microsoft
1 8 (4.68%) Oracle
2 2 (1.17%) Atlassian
3 1 (0.58%) Adobe
3 1 (0.58%) Blackboard
3 1 (0.58%) Google
3 1 (0.58%) IBM
3 1 (0.58%) Twitter