Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Grails
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 988 1037 893
Rank change year-on-year +49 -144 +162
Permanent jobs citing Grails 176 198 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.10% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.26% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 155 179 376
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -2.78% +20.00%
10th Percentile £32,000 £37,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £102,500 £82,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 70109 74921 83496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.21% 38.87% 37.89%
Number of salaries quoted 58041 65025 71540
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +32 174 £55,000 +4.76% 9
London +27 100 £75,000 +25.00% 4
UK excluding London +39 76 £50,000 - 5
South East +64 38 £50,000 -4.76% 1
South West +36 22 £55,000 +22.22%
North of England -29 9 £40,000 -15.79% 4
Yorkshire +14 8 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Midlands +49 4 £37,000 -30.52%
East Midlands +40 2 - -
West Midlands +18 2 £37,000 -32.73%
Scotland - 2 £40,000 -
East of England +12 1 £42,500 -2.86%
North West -42 1 £35,000 -26.32% 3

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 157 (89.20%) Java
2 135 (76.70%) Groovy
3 119 (67.61%) Agile Software Development
4 107 (60.80%) JavaScript
5 98 (55.68%) Spring
6 72 (40.91%) AngularJS
7 71 (40.34%) Scrum
8 65 (36.93%) HTML
9 64 (36.36%) CSS
10 59 (33.52%) Finance
11 56 (31.82%) Git (software)
12 55 (31.25%) TDD
13 52 (29.55%) Jenkins
14 50 (28.41%) RESTful
15 48 (27.27%) SQL
16 46 (26.14%) Maven
16 46 (26.14%) RabbitMQ
16 46 (26.14%) Continuous Integration
17 42 (23.86%) Linux
18 38 (21.59%) jQuery
18 38 (21.59%) Amazon AWS
18 38 (21.59%) HTML5
19 37 (21.02%) CSS3
19 37 (21.02%) XML
20 35 (19.89%) Docker
20 35 (19.89%) Microservices
21 34 (19.32%) Degree
22 33 (18.75%) Scala
23 32 (18.18%) SDLC
24 31 (17.61%) Mentoring

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 15 (8.52%) CMS
2 14 (7.95%) Tomcat
3 10 (5.68%) nginx
4 9 (5.11%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (3.41%) Apache Solr
6 5 (2.84%) JBoss
7 4 (2.27%) Confluence
7 4 (2.27%) Moodle
7 4 (2.27%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.70%) Apache
8 3 (1.70%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.57%) Jetty
9 1 (0.57%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 38 (21.59%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.82%) GitHub
3 2 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.14%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.14%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (12.50%) Internet
2 6 (3.41%) SMS
3 2 (1.14%) AMQP
3 2 (1.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (17.05%) NoSQL
2 26 (14.77%) Relational Database
3 21 (11.93%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (9.66%) MySQL
5 10 (5.68%) Hadoop
6 8 (4.55%) Redis
7 7 (3.98%) Big Data
8 6 (3.41%) SQL Server
9 5 (2.84%) Hazelcast
9 5 (2.84%) Triplestore
10 4 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (1.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (1.14%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.57%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 56 (31.82%) Git (software)
2 52 (29.55%) Jenkins
3 46 (26.14%) Maven
4 26 (14.77%) Gradle
5 22 (12.50%) Subversion
6 20 (11.36%) JIRA
7 16 (9.09%) JUnit
8 14 (7.95%) Mockito
9 12 (6.82%) Spock
10 10 (5.68%) Selenium
11 8 (4.55%) WebDriver
12 6 (3.41%) Gatling
12 6 (3.41%) JMeter
13 5 (2.84%) Ant
13 5 (2.84%) CMake
13 5 (2.84%) CodeNarc
13 5 (2.84%) GitLab
14 4 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 3 (1.70%) Cucumber
15 3 (1.70%) Hudson
General
1 59 (33.52%) Finance
2 3 (1.70%) Advertising
2 3 (1.70%) Legal
3 2 (1.14%) Electronics
3 2 (1.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 120 (68.18%) Developer
2 90 (51.14%) Java Developer
3 46 (26.14%) Senior Developer
4 36 (20.45%) Senior Java Developer
5 17 (9.66%) Software Developer
6 16 (9.09%) Technical Leader
7 11 (6.25%) Development Manager
7 11 (6.25%) Team Leader
8 10 (5.68%) Development Team Leader
8 10 (5.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 9 (5.11%) PHP Developer
10 8 (4.55%) Java Team Leader
10 8 (4.55%) Junior
11 7 (3.98%) Java Software Developer
11 7 (3.98%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 7 (3.98%) Senior UX Developer
11 7 (3.98%) SQL Developer
11 7 (3.98%) Technical Development Manager
11 7 (3.98%) Technical Manager
11 7 (3.98%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (55.68%) Spring
2 72 (40.91%) AngularJS
3 65 (36.93%) HTML
4 64 (36.36%) CSS
5 50 (28.41%) RESTful
6 46 (26.14%) RabbitMQ
7 38 (21.59%) HTML5
7 38 (21.59%) jQuery
8 37 (21.02%) CSS3
8 37 (21.02%) XML
9 30 (17.05%) Hibernate
10 29 (16.48%) Spring Boot
11 26 (14.77%) JSON
12 23 (13.07%) Dropwizard
13 17 (9.66%) REST
13 17 (9.66%) Web Services
14 14 (7.95%) SOAP
15 13 (7.39%) J2EE
16 12 (6.82%) Spring MVC
17 11 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.52%) User Experience
2 13 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.98%) Fintech
4 7 (3.98%) NHS
5 6 (3.41%) Reinsurance
6 5 (2.84%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (2.84%) iPad
6 5 (2.84%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.14%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.14%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.57%) iSeries
8 1 (0.57%) Life Science
8 1 (0.57%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.57%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 42 (23.86%) Linux
2 7 (3.98%) Ubuntu
3 5 (2.84%) Android
3 5 (2.84%) Debian
4 3 (1.70%) Unix
4 3 (1.70%) Windows
5 2 (1.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (67.61%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (40.34%) Scrum
3 55 (31.25%) TDD
4 46 (26.14%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (19.89%) Microservices
6 32 (18.18%) SDLC
7 31 (17.61%) Mentoring
8 27 (15.34%) Front End Development
8 27 (15.34%) Web Development
9 24 (13.64%) Test Automation
10 23 (13.07%) Open Source
11 22 (12.50%) Software Engineering
12 21 (11.93%) MVC
13 15 (8.52%) B2B
14 13 (7.39%) Content Management
14 13 (7.39%) Low Latency
15 11 (6.25%) Unit Testing
16 10 (5.68%) User Stories
17 9 (5.11%) Requirements Analysis
17 9 (5.11%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 157 (89.20%) Java
2 135 (76.70%) Groovy
3 107 (60.80%) JavaScript
4 48 (27.27%) SQL
5 33 (18.75%) Scala
6 16 (9.09%) Clojure
7 12 (6.82%) Ruby
8 11 (6.25%) PHP
9 6 (3.41%) C++
9 6 (3.41%) Python
10 5 (2.84%) ES6
11 2 (1.14%) C#
11 2 (1.14%) Jython
12 1 (0.57%) C
12 1 (0.57%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.57%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.57%) Perl
12 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.57%) RPG
12 1 (0.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 34 (19.32%) Degree
2 8 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.57%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.11%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (19.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (5.68%) Kubernetes
2 9 (5.11%) Puppet
3 5 (2.84%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (7.95%) Oracle
2 5 (2.84%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.27%) Blackboard
4 2 (1.14%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.14%) IBM
5 1 (0.57%) Adobe
5 1 (0.57%) Apigee