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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Grails
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 710 829 754
Rank change year-on-year +119 -75  
Permanent jobs citing Grails 142 121 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.41% 0.30% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 125 106 187
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £70,250 £76,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £52,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -27.88% +15.55%  

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 34386 40026 40349
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.26% 38.34% 37.68%
Number of salaries quoted 29348 34495 34277
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Grails
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Grails as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Grails in the UK

Grails
Top 27 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +96 142 £50,000 -9.09% 8
London +85 75 £75,000 +27.65% 4
Yorkshire +51 23 £40,000 -8.57% 2
West Yorkshire +36 21 £40,000 -11.39% 2
North West -4 17 £36,250 -19.44% 1
Manchester -21 17 £36,250 -19.44% 1
South West +32 13 £33,838 -28.76%
Bradford +20 12 £35,000 - 2
City of London +44 11 £62,500 -7.40% 1
Devon - 11 £33,838 -
Leeds +27 9 £45,000 -0.32%
Exeter - 8 £33,838 -
South East +53 7 £50,000 -3.84%
East of England +24 7 £35,000 -17.64%
Cambridgeshire +18 7 £35,000 -17.64%
Cambridge +10 7 £35,000 -17.64%
Milton Keynes - 6 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 6 £50,000 -
West Midlands +15 1 £60,000 +4.34% 1
York +9 1 £37,500 -14.28%
North Yorkshire +6 1 £37,500 -14.28%
Somerset -9 1 £50,000 +5.26%
Coventry - 1 £60,000 - 1
Kent - 1 £50,000 -
Street - 1 £50,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £50,000 -
Moorgate - 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 199 (86.15%) Java
2 169 (73.16%) Groovy
3 153 (66.23%) Agile Software Development
4 152 (65.80%) JavaScript
5 139 (60.17%) Spring
6 122 (52.81%) CSS
7 114 (49.35%) HTML
8 106 (45.89%) AngularJS
9 91 (39.39%) RESTful
10 80 (34.63%) HTML5
11 74 (32.03%) Git (software)
12 73 (31.60%) CSS3
13 64 (27.71%) TDD
13 64 (27.71%) Linux
14 60 (25.97%) Scrum
14 60 (25.97%) RabbitMQ
15 58 (25.11%) Finance
15 58 (25.11%) Maven
16 57 (24.68%) SQL
17 55 (23.81%) jQuery
18 53 (22.94%) REST
19 52 (22.51%) Scala
20 51 (22.08%) JSON
20 51 (22.08%) Hibernate
21 50 (21.65%) Subversion
21 50 (21.65%) XML
21 50 (21.65%) SDLC
22 49 (21.21%) JUnit
23 45 (19.48%) MySQL
23 45 (19.48%) Jenkins

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 34 (14.72%) Tomcat
2 20 (8.66%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (7.79%) Apache Spark
4 12 (5.19%) WebSphere
5 10 (4.33%) Apache Solr
5 10 (4.33%) Jetty
6 9 (3.90%) WebLogic
7 8 (3.46%) JBoss
7 8 (3.46%) Moodle
7 8 (3.46%) nginx
7 8 (3.46%) WebLogic Portal
8 5 (2.16%) Apache
8 5 (2.16%) WildFly
9 1 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.43%) GlassFish
Applications
1 10 (4.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 27 (11.69%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (8.66%) GitHub
3 5 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.43%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.43%) SoftLayer
4 1 (0.43%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.36%) Internet
2 4 (1.73%) UMTS
3 2 (0.87%) AMQP
3 2 (0.87%) HTTP
4 1 (0.43%) SNMP
4 1 (0.43%) SSL
4 1 (0.43%) VPN
4 1 (0.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (19.48%) MySQL
2 39 (16.88%) SQL Server
3 38 (16.45%) NoSQL
4 34 (14.72%) PostgreSQL
5 27 (11.69%) Big Data
6 25 (10.82%) Relational Database
7 18 (7.79%) Apache Hive
7 18 (7.79%) Hadoop
8 17 (7.36%) Apache Cassandra
8 17 (7.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 16 (6.93%) Hazelcast
10 7 (3.03%) Redis
11 5 (2.16%) HBase
11 5 (2.16%) Neo4j
12 4 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.73%) Oracle Database
13 3 (1.30%) MongoDB
13 3 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (1.30%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 74 (32.03%) Git (software)
2 58 (25.11%) Maven
3 50 (21.65%) Subversion
4 49 (21.21%) JUnit
5 45 (19.48%) Jenkins
6 35 (15.15%) Gradle
7 26 (11.26%) Mockito
8 23 (9.96%) JIRA
9 22 (9.52%) Spock
10 14 (6.06%) Jasmine
11 13 (5.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 13 (5.63%) Hudson
11 13 (5.63%) Karma Test Runner
11 13 (5.63%) webpack
12 8 (3.46%) Eclipse
13 7 (3.03%) IntelliJ
14 5 (2.16%) Ant
14 5 (2.16%) Cucumber
14 5 (2.16%) Travis CI
15 4 (1.73%) Mercurial
General
1 58 (25.11%) Finance
2 13 (5.63%) Electronics
3 4 (1.73%) Games
4 3 (1.30%) Automotive
4 3 (1.30%) Legal
5 1 (0.43%) Advertising
5 1 (0.43%) Retail
5 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 205 (88.74%) Developer
2 149 (64.50%) Java Developer
3 82 (35.50%) Senior Developer
4 70 (30.30%) Senior Java Developer
5 25 (10.82%) Angular Developer
6 22 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
7 19 (8.23%) Java Engineer
8 16 (6.93%) Java Scala Developer
8 16 (6.93%) Java Software Developer
8 16 (6.93%) Scala Developer
9 15 (6.49%) Java Software Engineer
9 15 (6.49%) Software Engineer
9 15 (6.49%) SQL Developer
10 14 (6.06%) PHP Developer
10 14 (6.06%) Software Developer
11 13 (5.63%) HTML Developer
11 13 (5.63%) Lead Developer
12 11 (4.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 11 (4.76%) Integration Developer
12 11 (4.76%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (60.17%) Spring
2 122 (52.81%) CSS
3 114 (49.35%) HTML
4 106 (45.89%) AngularJS
5 91 (39.39%) RESTful
6 80 (34.63%) HTML5
7 73 (31.60%) CSS3
8 60 (25.97%) RabbitMQ
9 55 (23.81%) jQuery
10 53 (22.94%) REST
11 51 (22.08%) Hibernate
11 51 (22.08%) JSON
12 50 (21.65%) XML
13 44 (19.05%) Spring Boot
13 44 (19.05%) Web Services
14 39 (16.88%) Node.js
15 34 (14.72%) React
16 33 (14.29%) Dropwizard
17 27 (11.69%) Redux
18 26 (11.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (8.23%) iPad
3 18 (7.79%) Fintech
4 17 (7.36%) Computer Science
5 14 (6.06%) User Experience
6 11 (4.76%) Management Information System
7 8 (3.46%) NHS
8 5 (2.16%) Semantic Web
9 4 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.30%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.30%) Social Media
11 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.43%) Online Games
11 1 (0.43%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 64 (27.71%) Linux
2 13 (5.63%) Android
3 10 (4.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (2.16%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (66.23%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (27.71%) TDD
3 60 (25.97%) Scrum
4 50 (21.65%) SDLC
5 43 (18.61%) MVC
6 40 (17.32%) Web Development
7 34 (14.72%) Software Engineering
8 32 (13.85%) Open Source
9 19 (8.23%) OO
10 18 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (7.79%) DevOps
10 18 (7.79%) Regression Testing
11 17 (7.36%) Data Integration
11 17 (7.36%) Microservices
12 16 (6.93%) ETL
13 15 (6.49%) Front End Development
13 15 (6.49%) Mentoring
14 14 (6.06%) B2B
14 14 (6.06%) BDD
15 13 (5.63%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 199 (86.15%) Java
2 169 (73.16%) Groovy
3 152 (65.80%) JavaScript
4 57 (24.68%) SQL
5 52 (22.51%) Scala
6 27 (11.69%) Python
7 24 (10.39%) C#
8 17 (7.36%) PHP
9 16 (6.93%) Clojure
10 9 (3.90%) Ruby
11 6 (2.60%) Jython
12 5 (2.16%) C++
12 5 (2.16%) CoffeeScript
12 5 (2.16%) Go
13 3 (1.30%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.30%) SPARQL
13 3 (1.30%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.87%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.87%) XPath
15 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 34 (14.72%) Degree
2 3 (1.30%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 44 (19.05%) Docker
2 5 (2.16%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (2.16%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.43%) Nagios
2 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (10.82%) Oracle
2 13 (5.63%) Apigee
3 10 (4.33%) Red Hat
4 8 (3.46%) Blackboard
5 7 (3.03%) VMware
6 3 (1.30%) Cognos
7 1 (0.43%) Splunk
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