Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Grails
UK
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 967 1054 871
Rank change year-on-year +87 -183 +142
Permanent jobs citing Grails 211 213 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.28% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 181 193 380
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.55% +22.22%
10th Percentile £30,000 £37,650 £33,750
90th Percentile £102,500 £87,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -7.22% -3.00% +25.00%

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 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 71129 76440 82104
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.49% 38.77% 37.86%
Number of salaries quoted 59228 66371 70004
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,995 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 20 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Grails in the UK

Grails
Top 12 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 20 August 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 +84 211 £52,500 - 8
London +67 119 £75,000 +25.00% 3
UK excluding London +43 92 £45,000 -7.22% 4
South East +72 30 £50,000 -4.76% 1
South West +32 27 £36,742 -22.65%
North of England -38 26 £40,000 -15.79% 3
Yorkshire +38 22 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Midlands +20 5 £45,000 -21.74%
East of England 0 4 £35,000 -17.65%
North West -62 4 £28,000 -41.05% 1
West Midlands +23 3 £45,000 -21.74%
East Midlands +23 2 - -

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 176 (83.41%) Java
2 152 (72.04%) Groovy
3 138 (65.40%) Agile Software Development
4 127 (60.19%) JavaScript
5 115 (54.50%) Spring
6 94 (44.55%) CSS
7 85 (40.28%) AngularJS
8 84 (39.81%) HTML
8 84 (39.81%) Scrum
9 83 (39.34%) Git (software)
10 80 (37.91%) Finance
11 68 (32.23%) SQL
11 68 (32.23%) Jenkins
12 63 (29.86%) RESTful
13 62 (29.38%) Linux
14 59 (27.96%) HTML5
15 57 (27.01%) CSS3
15 57 (27.01%) XML
16 54 (25.59%) Subversion
16 54 (25.59%) RabbitMQ
17 51 (24.17%) jQuery
18 50 (23.70%) JSON
18 50 (23.70%) TDD
19 49 (23.22%) Maven
19 49 (23.22%) Continuous Integration
20 47 (22.27%) Degree
21 46 (21.80%) Hibernate
22 41 (19.43%) PostgreSQL
23 40 (18.96%) JUnit
23 40 (18.96%) Relational Database

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 33 (15.64%) Tomcat
2 16 (7.58%) nginx
3 15 (7.11%) CMS
4 13 (6.16%) Apache Spark
5 10 (4.74%) JBoss
5 10 (4.74%) Jetty
6 9 (4.27%) Moodle
6 9 (4.27%) WebLogic
7 8 (3.79%) WebLogic Portal
8 7 (3.32%) Apache
8 7 (3.32%) Apache Solr
9 5 (2.37%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.95%) Confluence
11 1 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.47%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 28 (13.27%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (8.06%) GitHub
3 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.47%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.47%) SoftLayer
4 1 (0.47%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.00%) Internet
2 2 (0.95%) AMQP
2 2 (0.95%) HTTP
2 2 (0.95%) SMS
3 1 (0.47%) SNMP
3 1 (0.47%) SSL
3 1 (0.47%) VPN
3 1 (0.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (19.43%) PostgreSQL
2 40 (18.96%) Relational Database
3 36 (17.06%) NoSQL
4 32 (15.17%) MySQL
5 22 (10.43%) SQL Server
6 18 (8.53%) Big Data
7 16 (7.58%) Hadoop
8 13 (6.16%) Apache Hive
9 12 (5.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (2.37%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (2.37%) Hazelcast
11 4 (1.90%) Redis
12 3 (1.42%) Triplestore
13 2 (0.95%) MongoDB
14 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 83 (39.34%) Git (software)
2 68 (32.23%) Jenkins
3 54 (25.59%) Subversion
4 49 (23.22%) Maven
5 40 (18.96%) JUnit
6 32 (15.17%) Mockito
7 31 (14.69%) Gradle
8 29 (13.74%) JIRA
9 22 (10.43%) Spock
10 15 (7.11%) Hudson
11 14 (6.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 14 (6.64%) Jasmine
11 14 (6.64%) Karma Test Runner
11 14 (6.64%) webpack
12 9 (4.27%) Ant
13 5 (2.37%) CMake
13 5 (2.37%) CodeNarc
13 5 (2.37%) GitLab
13 5 (2.37%) Mercurial
13 5 (2.37%) Selenium
General
1 80 (37.91%) Finance
2 14 (6.64%) Electronics
3 4 (1.90%) Games
3 4 (1.90%) Legal
4 3 (1.42%) Automotive
5 2 (0.95%) Advertising
6 1 (0.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 156 (73.93%) Developer
2 108 (51.18%) Java Developer
3 47 (22.27%) Senior Developer
4 35 (16.59%) Senior Java Developer
5 20 (9.48%) PHP Developer
6 16 (7.58%) JavaScript Developer
6 16 (7.58%) SQL Developer
6 16 (7.58%) Technical Leader
7 15 (7.11%) Software Developer
8 14 (6.64%) Angular Developer
9 13 (6.16%) Development Manager
9 13 (6.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 9 (4.27%) Team Leader
11 8 (3.79%) Integration Developer
11 8 (3.79%) Java Software Developer
11 8 (3.79%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 8 (3.79%) Senior UX Developer
11 8 (3.79%) UX Developer
12 7 (3.32%) Node.js Developer
12 7 (3.32%) Technical Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (54.50%) Spring
2 94 (44.55%) CSS
3 85 (40.28%) AngularJS
4 84 (39.81%) HTML
5 63 (29.86%) RESTful
6 59 (27.96%) HTML5
7 57 (27.01%) CSS3
7 57 (27.01%) XML
8 54 (25.59%) RabbitMQ
9 51 (24.17%) jQuery
10 50 (23.70%) JSON
11 46 (21.80%) Hibernate
12 32 (15.17%) REST
13 26 (12.32%) Spring Boot
13 26 (12.32%) Web Services
14 24 (11.37%) Dropwizard
15 21 (9.95%) SOAP
16 19 (9.00%) Kafka
16 19 (9.00%) Node.js
17 18 (8.53%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (9.48%) User Experience
3 17 (8.06%) Computer Science
4 13 (6.16%) NHS
5 12 (5.69%) Fintech
5 12 (5.69%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.37%) iPad
6 5 (2.37%) Reinsurance
6 5 (2.37%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.42%) Social Media
8 2 (0.95%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.95%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.47%) iSeries
9 1 (0.47%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.47%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 62 (29.38%) Linux
2 5 (2.37%) Android
2 5 (2.37%) Debian
2 5 (2.37%) Ubuntu
3 3 (1.42%) Unix
4 1 (0.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (65.40%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (39.81%) Scrum
3 50 (23.70%) TDD
4 49 (23.22%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (18.48%) SDLC
6 38 (18.01%) Web Development
7 36 (17.06%) Open Source
7 36 (17.06%) Test Automation
8 33 (15.64%) Mentoring
9 29 (13.74%) Microservices
9 29 (13.74%) MVC
10 28 (13.27%) Front End Development
11 25 (11.85%) Software Engineering
12 18 (8.53%) Mobile Development
13 17 (8.06%) Unit Testing
14 16 (7.58%) DevOps
15 15 (7.11%) B2B
16 14 (6.64%) Mathematics
16 14 (6.64%) Regression Testing
16 14 (6.64%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 176 (83.41%) Java
2 152 (72.04%) Groovy
3 127 (60.19%) JavaScript
4 68 (32.23%) SQL
5 24 (11.37%) Scala
6 21 (9.95%) PHP
7 18 (8.53%) Python
8 13 (6.16%) C#
9 9 (4.27%) Clojure
10 8 (3.79%) Ruby
11 5 (2.37%) C++
11 5 (2.37%) ES6
12 3 (1.42%) Go
13 2 (0.95%) Jython
14 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.47%) Perl
14 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.47%) RPG
14 1 (0.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 47 (22.27%) Degree
2 14 (6.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.90%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (0.95%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.47%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 9 (4.27%) QA
3 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (16.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (3.32%) Puppet
2 6 (2.84%) Kubernetes
3 5 (2.37%) Ansible
4 1 (0.47%) Nagios
4 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (11.37%) Oracle
2 10 (4.74%) Apigee
3 9 (4.27%) Blackboard
4 4 (1.90%) Microsoft
5 2 (0.95%) IBM
6 1 (0.47%) Adobe
6 1 (0.47%) Splunk