Period
to 26 April 2018

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 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Grails
UK
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1052 947 1068
Rank change year-on-year -105 +121 -90
Permanent jobs citing Grails 133 215 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.075% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.31% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 116 194 198
UK median annual salary £60,000 £56,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.27% +3.77%
10th Percentile £37,500 £30,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £101,250 £102,500 £73,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - -23.08% +13.04%

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 72,381 68,580 78,981
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.94% 40.35% 38.59%
Number of salaries quoted 61,054 58,679 68,044
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,400 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +4.47% +2.41% +3.75%

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 26 April 2018.

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 26 April 2018. 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 -100 123 £60,000 +4.35% 13
London -52 91 £65,000 -31.58% 5
UK excluding London -91 41 £40,000 - 8
North of England -24 24 £50,000 +25.00% 5
North West -25 14 £52,500 +40.00% 3
Yorkshire -5 10 £40,000 - 2
Scotland -32 9 £40,000 -
South East -12 4 £52,000 +4.00% 1
Midlands -8 2 £25,000 -52.38% 1
Wales +5 1 £35,000 -30.00%
West Midlands -2 1 - - 1
East of England -26 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £25,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, IT jobs citing Grails also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Grails.

1 119 (89.47%) Java
2 114 (85.71%) Groovy
3 94 (70.68%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (65.41%) JavaScript
5 80 (60.15%) RESTful
6 79 (59.40%) Spring
7 55 (41.35%) CSS
8 52 (39.10%) TDD
9 47 (35.34%) HTML
9 47 (35.34%) AngularJS
10 44 (33.08%) Scrum
11 41 (30.83%) Web Services
12 40 (30.08%) Finance
13 39 (29.32%) Spring Boot
14 37 (27.82%) JUnit
15 36 (27.07%) Hibernate
16 32 (24.06%) Git (software)
17 29 (21.80%) JSON
18 28 (21.05%) Degree
18 28 (21.05%) RabbitMQ
19 27 (20.30%) CSS3
20 26 (19.55%) Amazon AWS
21 25 (18.80%) Unit Testing
21 25 (18.80%) HTML5
22 24 (18.05%) MySQL
22 24 (18.05%) Linux
22 24 (18.05%) Problem-Solving
23 21 (15.79%) XML
23 21 (15.79%) jQuery
24 20 (15.04%) PostgreSQL

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 16 (12.03%) Tomcat
2 9 (6.77%) JBoss
2 9 (6.77%) WebLogic
3 7 (5.26%) CMS
3 7 (5.26%) Moodle
4 2 (1.50%) Apache
5 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.75%) Ethereum
5 1 (0.75%) Hyperledger
5 1 (0.75%) Jetty
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 26 (19.55%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.27%) SaaS
3 2 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.75%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.75%) GitHub
4 1 (0.75%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.03%) Internet
2 6 (4.51%) SMS
3 2 (1.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.05%) MySQL
2 20 (15.04%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (6.77%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.01%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.50%) Hazelcast
5 2 (1.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.75%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.75%) Redis
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 37 (27.82%) JUnit
2 32 (24.06%) Git (software)
3 19 (14.29%) Spock
4 15 (11.28%) JIRA
5 14 (10.53%) Gradle
6 13 (9.77%) Maven
7 11 (8.27%) Cucumber
7 11 (8.27%) Subversion
7 11 (8.27%) WebDriver
8 10 (7.52%) Appium
8 10 (7.52%) Selenium
9 8 (6.02%) Jenkins
10 6 (4.51%) CMake
11 2 (1.50%) Ant
11 2 (1.50%) EasyMock
11 2 (1.50%) jMock
11 2 (1.50%) Mockito
11 2 (1.50%) webpack
12 1 (0.75%) JMeter
12 1 (0.75%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 40 (30.08%) Finance
2 8 (6.02%) Games
3 4 (3.01%) Law
4 1 (0.75%) Advertising
4 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 104 (78.20%) Developer
2 72 (54.14%) Java Developer
3 24 (18.05%) Senior Developer
4 23 (17.29%) Software Developer
5 20 (15.04%) Senior Java Developer
6 15 (11.28%) Architect
6 15 (11.28%) Java Architect
7 10 (7.52%) Automation Tester
7 10 (7.52%) Java Automation Tester
7 10 (7.52%) QA Automation Tester
7 10 (7.52%) QA Tester
7 10 (7.52%) Tester
8 9 (6.77%) SaaS Developer
9 8 (6.02%) Backend Developer
10 7 (5.26%) Angular Developer
10 7 (5.26%) Java Engineer
10 7 (5.26%) Java Software Developer
10 7 (5.26%) Support Engineer
11 6 (4.51%) Analytics Developer
12 4 (3.01%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (60.15%) RESTful
2 79 (59.40%) Spring
3 55 (41.35%) CSS
4 47 (35.34%) AngularJS
4 47 (35.34%) HTML
5 41 (30.83%) Web Services
6 39 (29.32%) Spring Boot
7 36 (27.07%) Hibernate
8 29 (21.80%) JSON
9 28 (21.05%) RabbitMQ
10 27 (20.30%) CSS3
11 25 (18.80%) HTML5
12 21 (15.79%) jQuery
12 21 (15.79%) XML
13 18 (13.53%) JSP
14 15 (11.28%) SOAP
15 14 (10.53%) Struts
16 10 (7.52%) React
17 9 (6.77%) Ajax
17 9 (6.77%) Dropwizard
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.53%) Fintech
2 12 (9.02%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (6.02%) Reinsurance
4 6 (4.51%) Virtual Team
5 5 (3.76%) Algorithms
5 5 (3.76%) Data Structures
6 4 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.01%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.50%) CCTV
8 1 (0.75%) Biotechnology
8 1 (0.75%) Bitcoin
8 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 24 (18.05%) Linux
2 2 (1.50%) Android
3 1 (0.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (70.68%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (39.10%) TDD
3 44 (33.08%) Scrum
4 25 (18.80%) Unit Testing
5 24 (18.05%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (14.29%) Microservices
6 19 (14.29%) MVC
7 16 (12.03%) B2B
7 16 (12.03%) Software Engineering
8 14 (10.53%) BDD
8 14 (10.53%) Test Automation
9 13 (9.77%) Front End Development
10 12 (9.02%) OO
11 11 (8.27%) Load Testing
12 10 (7.52%) Analytics
12 10 (7.52%) Capacity Planning
12 10 (7.52%) Performance Testing
12 10 (7.52%) Stress Testing
13 9 (6.77%) CRM
14 8 (6.02%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 119 (89.47%) Java
2 114 (85.71%) Groovy
3 87 (65.41%) JavaScript
4 18 (13.53%) Scala
5 12 (9.02%) SQL
6 9 (6.77%) Clojure
7 8 (6.02%) Python
8 7 (5.26%) Java 8
9 6 (4.51%) C++
9 6 (4.51%) Ruby
10 4 (3.01%) Jython
10 4 (3.01%) PHP
11 2 (1.50%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.75%) C
12 1 (0.75%) Haskell
12 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (21.05%) Degree
2 1 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.02%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.50%) Ansible
1 2 (1.50%) Puppet
2 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (8.27%) Oracle
2 8 (6.02%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.26%) Blackboard
4 2 (1.50%) Dell
4 2 (1.50%) Google
5 1 (0.75%) PagerDuty
5 1 (0.75%) Twitter