Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Grails
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1034 1000 972
Rank change year-on-year -34 -28 +39
Permanent jobs citing Grails 145 188 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.083% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.27% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 122 182 242
UK median annual salary £56,250 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,775 £37,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £97,250 £102,500 £73,625
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 70,282 69,416 78,863
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.41% 39.15% 38.04%
Number of salaries quoted 58,912 60,033 67,780
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,986
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 January 2018.

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 18 January 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 -39 129 £60,000 - 13
London -7 91 £70,000 -9.68% 5
UK excluding London -28 54 £50,000 - 9
South East +31 19 £57,500 +9.52% 4
Scotland -18 16 £40,000 -
South West - 7 £55,000 -
East of England +11 6 £42,500 +6.25% 2
North of England -45 5 £46,250 +2.78% 1
North West -33 3 £52,500 +10.53% 1
Yorkshire +26 2 £38,750 -13.89%
East Midlands - 1 £25,000 -
Midlands - 1 £25,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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.

1 138 (95.17%) Java
2 120 (82.76%) Groovy
3 100 (68.97%) JavaScript
4 97 (66.90%) Agile Software Development
5 91 (62.76%) Spring
6 69 (47.59%) AngularJS
7 65 (44.83%) TDD
7 65 (44.83%) HTML
8 57 (39.31%) CSS
9 53 (36.55%) Amazon AWS
10 47 (32.41%) Scrum
11 44 (30.34%) RESTful
12 42 (28.97%) Spring Boot
13 40 (27.59%) Finance
14 39 (26.90%) Scala
15 34 (23.45%) CSS3
16 33 (22.76%) Git (software)
17 31 (21.38%) Degree
17 31 (21.38%) RabbitMQ
17 31 (21.38%) Microservices
18 30 (20.69%) HTML5
18 30 (20.69%) Web Services
19 26 (17.93%) Hibernate
19 26 (17.93%) jQuery
20 25 (17.24%) Docker
20 25 (17.24%) NoSQL
21 24 (16.55%) JUnit
22 23 (15.86%) SQL
22 23 (15.86%) Selenium
23 22 (15.17%) Ruby

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 8 (5.52%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (2.76%) Apache
3 3 (2.07%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.38%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.38%) Confluence
4 2 (1.38%) nginx
5 1 (0.69%) CMS
5 1 (0.69%) Ethereum
5 1 (0.69%) Hyperledger
5 1 (0.69%) JBoss
5 1 (0.69%) Jetty
5 1 (0.69%) Moodle
5 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 53 (36.55%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (12.41%) SaaS
3 8 (5.52%) GitHub
4 3 (2.07%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.07%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.07%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (1.38%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.38%) Serverless
6 1 (0.69%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.48%) Internet
2 13 (8.97%) SMS
3 2 (1.38%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.24%) NoSQL
2 14 (9.66%) Relational Database
3 9 (6.21%) Hadoop
3 9 (6.21%) MySQL
4 6 (4.14%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (4.14%) Redis
5 5 (3.45%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.45%) Triplestore
6 4 (2.76%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.07%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.69%) Big Data
9 1 (0.69%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 33 (22.76%) Git (software)
2 24 (16.55%) JUnit
3 23 (15.86%) Selenium
4 16 (11.03%) Jenkins
4 16 (11.03%) Spock
5 15 (10.34%) Gradle
5 15 (10.34%) Maven
6 9 (6.21%) JIRA
7 7 (4.83%) JMeter
7 7 (4.83%) Subversion
7 7 (4.83%) WebDriver
8 6 (4.14%) Gatling
9 3 (2.07%) Ant
10 2 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.38%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.38%) EasyMock
10 2 (1.38%) IntelliJ
10 2 (1.38%) jMock
10 2 (1.38%) Mockito
10 2 (1.38%) webpack
General
1 40 (27.59%) Finance
2 8 (5.52%) Games
3 4 (2.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.38%) Advertising
4 2 (1.38%) Marketing
5 1 (0.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 106 (73.10%) Developer
2 81 (55.86%) Java Developer
3 37 (25.52%) Senior Developer
4 34 (23.45%) Senior Java Developer
5 25 (17.24%) Software Developer
6 11 (7.59%) Junior
6 11 (7.59%) Software Engineer
7 10 (6.90%) Development Team Leader
7 10 (6.90%) Team Leader
8 7 (4.83%) Angular Developer
8 7 (4.83%) Java Development Team Leader
8 7 (4.83%) Java Team Leader
9 6 (4.14%) Architect
9 6 (4.14%) Development Manager
9 6 (4.14%) Java Architect
9 6 (4.14%) Junior Developer
9 6 (4.14%) Software Tester
9 6 (4.14%) Tester
10 5 (3.45%) Junior Java Developer
10 5 (3.45%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (62.76%) Spring
2 69 (47.59%) AngularJS
3 65 (44.83%) HTML
4 57 (39.31%) CSS
5 44 (30.34%) RESTful
6 42 (28.97%) Spring Boot
7 34 (23.45%) CSS3
8 31 (21.38%) RabbitMQ
9 30 (20.69%) HTML5
9 30 (20.69%) Web Services
10 26 (17.93%) Hibernate
10 26 (17.93%) jQuery
11 18 (12.41%) Dropwizard
12 16 (11.03%) REST
13 14 (9.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 12 (8.28%) JSP
14 12 (8.28%) React
15 11 (7.59%) Ruby on Rails
16 10 (6.90%) SOAP
16 10 (6.90%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.59%) Reinsurance
2 9 (6.21%) Fintech
2 9 (6.21%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (4.83%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.76%) Biotechnology
5 3 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.38%) Life Science
6 2 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.38%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.69%) Bitcoin
7 1 (0.69%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.28%) Linux
2 3 (2.07%) Windows
3 2 (1.38%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (66.90%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (44.83%) TDD
3 47 (32.41%) Scrum
4 31 (21.38%) Microservices
5 20 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (13.10%) Test Automation
7 18 (12.41%) B2B
7 18 (12.41%) Front End Development
7 18 (12.41%) MVC
8 16 (11.03%) CRM
8 16 (11.03%) Mentoring
9 15 (10.34%) SDLC
10 14 (9.66%) OO
10 14 (9.66%) Web Development
11 11 (7.59%) Software Engineering
12 10 (6.90%) DevOps
12 10 (6.90%) E-Commerce
12 10 (6.90%) Open Source
13 9 (6.21%) RAD
14 8 (5.52%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 138 (95.17%) Java
2 120 (82.76%) Groovy
3 100 (68.97%) JavaScript
4 39 (26.90%) Scala
5 23 (15.86%) SQL
6 22 (15.17%) Ruby
7 19 (13.10%) Clojure
8 15 (10.34%) Python
9 9 (6.21%) PHP
10 6 (4.14%) Jython
11 4 (2.76%) Haskell
12 2 (1.38%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.69%) C
13 1 (0.69%) C#
13 1 (0.69%) C++
13 1 (0.69%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.69%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.69%) Perl
13 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (21.38%) Degree
2 7 (4.83%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.76%) QA
System Software
1 25 (17.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (5.52%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.07%) Oracle
3 2 (1.38%) Atlassian
3 2 (1.38%) Dell
3 2 (1.38%) Google
4 1 (0.69%) Blackboard
4 1 (0.69%) PagerDuty
4 1 (0.69%) Twitter