Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Grails
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1006 1040 910
Rank change year-on-year +34 -130 +100
Permanent jobs citing Grails 178 207 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.11% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.28% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 154 191 347
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £34,219 £37,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £102,500 £81,250 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +15.29%

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 70006 73765 82849
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.17% 38.89% 37.89%
Number of salaries quoted 57934 63958 70877
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +29 172 £55,000 +4.76% 9
London +19 98 £75,000 +25.00% 5
UK excluding London +18 80 £50,000 - 4
South East +58 42 £50,000 -4.76% 1
South West +27 19 £55,000 +29.41%
North of England -31 7 £38,500 -18.95% 2
Yorkshire +8 6 £39,250 -7.65%
Scotland - 6 £40,000 -
Midlands +40 3 £29,000 -43.69%
East of England +6 3 £42,500 +6.25% 1
East Midlands +46 2 - -
North West -43 1 £35,000 -26.32% 2
West Midlands - 1 £29,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 160 (89.89%) Java
2 138 (77.53%) Groovy
3 121 (67.98%) Agile Software Development
4 105 (58.99%) JavaScript
5 100 (56.18%) Spring
6 70 (39.33%) Scrum
7 69 (38.76%) HTML
7 69 (38.76%) AngularJS
8 65 (36.52%) CSS
9 60 (33.71%) TDD
10 54 (30.34%) Finance
11 52 (29.21%) Git (software)
12 50 (28.09%) RESTful
13 47 (26.40%) Jenkins
14 45 (25.28%) Amazon AWS
15 44 (24.72%) RabbitMQ
16 42 (23.60%) Maven
17 41 (23.03%) SQL
17 41 (23.03%) Continuous Integration
18 39 (21.91%) HTML5
18 39 (21.91%) Microservices
19 38 (21.35%) CSS3
20 37 (20.79%) Scala
21 35 (19.66%) Linux
22 34 (19.10%) XML
22 34 (19.10%) jQuery
22 34 (19.10%) Docker
23 33 (18.54%) Degree
24 32 (17.98%) Spring Boot
24 32 (17.98%) SDLC

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 (8.43%) CMS
2 11 (6.18%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (5.62%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.93%) nginx
5 5 (2.81%) Apache Solr
6 4 (2.25%) Confluence
7 3 (1.69%) Apache
7 3 (1.69%) JBoss
8 2 (1.12%) Moodle
8 2 (1.12%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.56%) Mule
9 1 (0.56%) WebLogic Portal
Cloud Services
1 45 (25.28%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.18%) GitHub
3 6 (3.37%) SaaS
4 2 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.12%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.12%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.92%) Internet
2 8 (4.49%) SMS
3 2 (1.12%) AMQP
3 2 (1.12%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (17.42%) NoSQL
2 21 (11.80%) Relational Database
3 16 (8.99%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (7.30%) MySQL
5 9 (5.06%) Hadoop
6 8 (4.49%) Redis
7 6 (3.37%) Big Data
8 5 (2.81%) Hazelcast
8 5 (2.81%) Triplestore
9 4 (2.25%) SQL Server
10 3 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.69%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 52 (29.21%) Git (software)
2 47 (26.40%) Jenkins
3 42 (23.60%) Maven
4 25 (14.04%) Gradle
5 18 (10.11%) JIRA
6 14 (7.87%) JUnit
6 14 (7.87%) Selenium
6 14 (7.87%) Spock
7 13 (7.30%) Subversion
8 9 (5.06%) Mockito
9 8 (4.49%) WebDriver
10 6 (3.37%) Gatling
10 6 (3.37%) JMeter
11 5 (2.81%) CMake
11 5 (2.81%) CodeNarc
11 5 (2.81%) GitLab
12 4 (2.25%) Ant
12 4 (2.25%) Cucumber
13 2 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (1.12%) IntelliJ
General
1 54 (30.34%) Finance
2 4 (2.25%) Advertising
3 2 (1.12%) Games
3 2 (1.12%) Legal
3 2 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.56%) Marketing
4 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 116 (65.17%) Developer
2 88 (49.44%) Java Developer
3 44 (24.72%) Senior Developer
4 38 (21.35%) Senior Java Developer
5 21 (11.80%) Software Developer
6 16 (8.99%) Technical Leader
7 13 (7.30%) Development Manager
8 12 (6.74%) Team Leader
9 11 (6.18%) Development Team Leader
10 8 (4.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 8 (4.49%) Java Software Developer
10 8 (4.49%) Java Team Leader
10 8 (4.49%) Junior
10 8 (4.49%) Software Engineer
11 7 (3.93%) Java Development Team Leader
11 7 (3.93%) Technical Development Manager
11 7 (3.93%) Technical Manager
12 6 (3.37%) PHP Developer
12 6 (3.37%) Software Tester
12 6 (3.37%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (56.18%) Spring
2 69 (38.76%) AngularJS
2 69 (38.76%) HTML
3 65 (36.52%) CSS
4 50 (28.09%) RESTful
5 44 (24.72%) RabbitMQ
6 39 (21.91%) HTML5
7 38 (21.35%) CSS3
8 34 (19.10%) jQuery
8 34 (19.10%) XML
9 32 (17.98%) Spring Boot
10 26 (14.61%) Hibernate
11 23 (12.92%) Dropwizard
12 22 (12.36%) JSON
13 20 (11.24%) Web Services
14 16 (8.99%) REST
15 15 (8.43%) J2EE
16 14 (7.87%) SOAP
17 11 (6.18%) Apache Camel
17 11 (6.18%) React
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.30%) User Experience
2 11 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.49%) Reinsurance
4 7 (3.93%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (3.37%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.37%) Fintech
6 5 (2.81%) iPad
6 5 (2.81%) Virtual Team
7 4 (2.25%) NHS
8 2 (1.12%) Biotechnology
8 2 (1.12%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.56%) iSeries
9 1 (0.56%) Life Science
9 1 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.56%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 35 (19.66%) Linux
2 7 (3.93%) Ubuntu
3 5 (2.81%) Android
3 5 (2.81%) Debian
4 3 (1.69%) Unix
4 3 (1.69%) Windows
5 2 (1.12%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (67.98%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (39.33%) Scrum
3 60 (33.71%) TDD
4 41 (23.03%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (21.91%) Microservices
6 32 (17.98%) SDLC
7 30 (16.85%) Mentoring
8 27 (15.17%) Front End Development
9 26 (14.61%) Software Engineering
10 24 (13.48%) Web Development
11 23 (12.92%) Test Automation
12 20 (11.24%) Open Source
13 18 (10.11%) B2B
13 18 (10.11%) MVC
14 14 (7.87%) Low Latency
15 13 (7.30%) Content Management
16 10 (5.62%) Pair Programming
16 10 (5.62%) User Stories
17 9 (5.06%) Kanban
17 9 (5.06%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 160 (89.89%) Java
2 138 (77.53%) Groovy
3 105 (58.99%) JavaScript
4 41 (23.03%) SQL
5 37 (20.79%) Scala
6 18 (10.11%) Ruby
7 16 (8.99%) Clojure
8 10 (5.62%) PHP
8 10 (5.62%) Python
9 6 (3.37%) C++
10 5 (2.81%) ES6
11 3 (1.69%) Jython
12 2 (1.12%) Haskell
13 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.56%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.56%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.56%) Perl
13 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.56%) RPG
13 1 (0.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 33 (18.54%) Degree
2 6 (3.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.12%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.18%) QA
System Software
1 34 (19.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (5.62%) Kubernetes
2 9 (5.06%) Puppet
3 5 (2.81%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (6.74%) Oracle
2 7 (3.93%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.12%) Atlassian
3 2 (1.12%) Blackboard
3 2 (1.12%) IBM
4 1 (0.56%) Adobe