Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Grails
UK
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1043 956 1050
Rank change year-on-year -87 +94 -127
Permanent jobs citing Grails 140 211 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.081% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.31% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 123 188 180
UK median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £30,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £102,500 £75,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -23.08% +9.47%

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 70,160 68,655 77,706
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.82% 40.58% 38.71%
Number of salaries quoted 58,704 58,357 66,988
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Grails in the UK

Grails
Top 11 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 23 May 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 -76 134 £60,000 +14.29% 17
London -26 90 £65,000 -27.78% 9
UK excluding London -86 49 £50,000 +25.00% 9
North of England -22 28 £50,000 +25.00% 5
North West -1 16 £51,250 +36.67% 3
Yorkshire +14 12 £40,000 - 2
South East -23 12 £65,000 +32.65% 2
Scotland -28 5 £40,000 -
Midlands +16 3 £25,000 -52.38% 1
West Midlands +14 3 £25,000 -52.38% 1
Wales +6 1 £35,000 -30.00%

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 124 (88.57%) Java
2 114 (81.43%) Groovy
3 97 (69.29%) JavaScript
4 96 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
5 87 (62.14%) RESTful
6 82 (58.57%) Spring
7 57 (40.71%) CSS
8 51 (36.43%) AngularJS
9 48 (34.29%) HTML
10 45 (32.14%) Scrum
10 45 (32.14%) TDD
11 44 (31.43%) JUnit
11 44 (31.43%) Finance
12 42 (30.00%) Web Services
12 42 (30.00%) Spring Boot
13 37 (26.43%) Hibernate
13 37 (26.43%) Degree
14 34 (24.29%) JSON
15 32 (22.86%) Unit Testing
16 31 (22.14%) Git (software)
17 30 (21.43%) RabbitMQ
17 30 (21.43%) jQuery
18 29 (20.71%) Linux
18 29 (20.71%) Amazon AWS
19 28 (20.00%) CSS3
19 28 (20.00%) MySQL
19 28 (20.00%) MVC
20 26 (18.57%) HTML5
21 24 (17.14%) XML
22 21 (15.00%) Oracle

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 18 (12.86%) Tomcat
2 11 (7.86%) JBoss
2 11 (7.86%) WebLogic
3 8 (5.71%) Moodle
4 6 (4.29%) CMS
5 5 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.71%) Apache
6 1 (0.71%) Ethereum
6 1 (0.71%) Hyperledger
6 1 (0.71%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 5 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.71%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 29 (20.71%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.00%) SaaS
3 5 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.14%) GitHub
5 1 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.71%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.71%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.71%) Internet
2 4 (2.86%) SMS
3 2 (1.43%) SSH
4 1 (0.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (20.00%) MySQL
2 21 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (5.71%) NoSQL
4 7 (5.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (4.29%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.14%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.43%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.71%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.71%) Redis
Development Applications
1 44 (31.43%) JUnit
2 31 (22.14%) Git (software)
3 18 (12.86%) JIRA
4 16 (11.43%) Spock
5 14 (10.00%) Gradle
6 12 (8.57%) Maven
6 12 (8.57%) Subversion
6 12 (8.57%) WebDriver
7 11 (7.86%) Appium
7 11 (7.86%) Cucumber
8 10 (7.14%) Mockito
9 7 (5.00%) Jenkins
10 6 (4.29%) CMake
10 6 (4.29%) Selenium
11 5 (3.57%) Karma Test Runner
12 3 (2.14%) Bitbucket
13 2 (1.43%) EasyMock
13 2 (1.43%) JMeter
13 2 (1.43%) jMock
13 2 (1.43%) webpack
General
1 44 (31.43%) Finance
2 7 (5.00%) Games
3 4 (2.86%) Law
4 1 (0.71%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 112 (80.00%) Developer
2 78 (55.71%) Java Developer
3 30 (21.43%) Senior Developer
4 26 (18.57%) Senior Java Developer
5 23 (16.43%) Software Developer
6 13 (9.29%) Architect
7 12 (8.57%) Java Architect
8 10 (7.14%) Automation Tester
8 10 (7.14%) Java Automation Tester
8 10 (7.14%) QA Automation Tester
8 10 (7.14%) QA Tester
8 10 (7.14%) Tester
9 8 (5.71%) Backend Developer
9 8 (5.71%) Java Engineer
9 8 (5.71%) Java Software Developer
10 7 (5.00%) Angular Developer
10 7 (5.00%) Graduate
10 7 (5.00%) Graduate Developer
10 7 (5.00%) Support Engineer
11 6 (4.29%) Analytics Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (62.14%) RESTful
2 82 (58.57%) Spring
3 57 (40.71%) CSS
4 51 (36.43%) AngularJS
5 48 (34.29%) HTML
6 42 (30.00%) Spring Boot
6 42 (30.00%) Web Services
7 37 (26.43%) Hibernate
8 34 (24.29%) JSON
9 30 (21.43%) jQuery
9 30 (21.43%) RabbitMQ
10 28 (20.00%) CSS3
11 26 (18.57%) HTML5
12 24 (17.14%) XML
13 19 (13.57%) JSP
14 17 (12.14%) SOAP
14 17 (12.14%) Struts
15 16 (11.43%) Spring MVC
16 12 (8.57%) Dropwizard
17 11 (7.86%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.14%) Fintech
2 10 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.00%) Reinsurance
4 6 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.29%) Virtual Team
5 5 (3.57%) Algorithms
5 5 (3.57%) Data Structures
5 5 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.43%) CCTV
7 2 (1.43%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.71%) Bitcoin
8 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (20.71%) Linux
2 2 (1.43%) Android
3 1 (0.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (32.14%) Scrum
2 45 (32.14%) TDD
3 32 (22.86%) Unit Testing
4 28 (20.00%) MVC
5 19 (13.57%) Problem-Solving
6 18 (12.86%) Software Engineering
7 17 (12.14%) B2B
7 17 (12.14%) Microservices
8 14 (10.00%) Front End Development
8 14 (10.00%) OO
8 14 (10.00%) Test Automation
9 13 (9.29%) BDD
10 12 (8.57%) Load Testing
11 11 (7.86%) Performance Testing
11 11 (7.86%) Stress Testing
12 10 (7.14%) Analytics
12 10 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
13 8 (5.71%) Mentoring
14 7 (5.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 124 (88.57%) Java
2 114 (81.43%) Groovy
3 97 (69.29%) JavaScript
4 20 (14.29%) SQL
5 13 (9.29%) Scala
6 11 (7.86%) Java 8
7 6 (4.29%) C++
8 5 (3.57%) C
8 5 (3.57%) Clojure
8 5 (3.57%) PHP
9 4 (2.86%) Ruby
10 3 (2.14%) Python
11 2 (1.43%) C#
11 2 (1.43%) RPG
11 2 (1.43%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.71%) Jython
Qualifications
1 37 (26.43%) Degree
2 7 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.86%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (4.29%) Ansible
2 5 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (15.00%) Oracle
2 14 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.71%) Blackboard
4 2 (1.43%) Dell
5 1 (0.71%) Google
5 1 (0.71%) HP
5 1 (0.71%) PagerDuty