Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Grails
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 969 1049 892
Rank change year-on-year +80 -157 +75
Permanent jobs citing Grails 225 232 441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.29% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 198 205 399
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -4.55% +22.22%
10th Percentile £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -20.00% +5.26% +18.75%

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 72216 78683 83940
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.47% 38.81% 37.86%
Number of salaries quoted 60585 68148 71454
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 21 July 2017.

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 21 July 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 +77 225 £50,000 -4.76% 11
London +71 120 £75,000 +25.00% 6
UK excluding London +69 105 £40,000 -20.00% 6
North of England -38 36 £38,500 -14.44% 4
South East +77 31 £50,000 -4.76% 1
South West +30 26 £36,742 -22.65%
Yorkshire +37 25 £40,000 - 3
North West -45 11 £33,750 -28.95% 1
East of England +19 7 £35,000 -17.65%
Midlands +29 5 £45,000 -21.74%
West Midlands +12 3 £45,000 -21.74%
East Midlands +25 2 - -

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 182 (80.89%) Java
2 160 (71.11%) Groovy
3 146 (64.89%) Agile Software Development
4 140 (62.22%) JavaScript
5 116 (51.56%) Spring
6 107 (47.56%) CSS
7 95 (42.22%) HTML
8 92 (40.89%) AngularJS
9 90 (40.00%) Git (software)
10 85 (37.78%) Scrum
11 76 (33.78%) Finance
12 71 (31.56%) XML
12 71 (31.56%) HTML5
13 70 (31.11%) RESTful
14 68 (30.22%) SQL
15 66 (29.33%) Linux
16 64 (28.44%) CSS3
16 64 (28.44%) Jenkins
17 61 (27.11%) JSON
18 54 (24.00%) Subversion
19 52 (23.11%) Maven
20 51 (22.67%) RabbitMQ
20 51 (22.67%) SDLC
21 48 (21.33%) jQuery
22 47 (20.89%) TDD
23 46 (20.44%) Hibernate
23 46 (20.44%) Degree
24 45 (20.00%) Web Development
24 45 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
25 44 (19.56%) JUnit

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 38 (16.89%) Tomcat
2 18 (8.00%) Apache Spark
3 15 (6.67%) CMS
3 15 (6.67%) nginx
4 11 (4.89%) Jetty
5 10 (4.44%) JBoss
6 9 (4.00%) Moodle
6 9 (4.00%) WebLogic
6 9 (4.00%) WebLogic Portal
7 8 (3.56%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (3.11%) Apache
9 5 (2.22%) Apache Solr
10 4 (1.78%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.89%) Confluence
12 1 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.44%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 25 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (7.11%) GitHub
3 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.44%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.44%) SoftLayer
4 1 (0.44%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.22%) Internet
2 4 (1.78%) AMQP
3 3 (1.33%) HTTP
4 1 (0.44%) SMS
4 1 (0.44%) SNMP
4 1 (0.44%) SSL
4 1 (0.44%) VPN
4 1 (0.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (18.22%) PostgreSQL
2 39 (17.33%) Relational Database
3 38 (16.89%) MySQL
4 36 (16.00%) NoSQL
5 26 (11.56%) SQL Server
6 23 (10.22%) Big Data
7 18 (8.00%) Apache Hive
7 18 (8.00%) Hadoop
8 17 (7.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (3.11%) Hazelcast
10 3 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.33%) Redis
10 3 (1.33%) Triplestore
11 2 (0.89%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 90 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 64 (28.44%) Jenkins
3 54 (24.00%) Subversion
4 52 (23.11%) Maven
5 44 (19.56%) JUnit
6 34 (15.11%) Mockito
7 32 (14.22%) Gradle
8 30 (13.33%) JIRA
9 25 (11.11%) Spock
10 16 (7.11%) Hudson
11 15 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 15 (6.67%) Jasmine
11 15 (6.67%) Karma Test Runner
11 15 (6.67%) webpack
12 9 (4.00%) Ant
13 5 (2.22%) CMake
13 5 (2.22%) CodeNarc
13 5 (2.22%) GitLab
13 5 (2.22%) Mercurial
14 4 (1.78%) Travis CI
General
1 76 (33.78%) Finance
2 15 (6.67%) Electronics
3 4 (1.78%) Games
3 4 (1.78%) Legal
4 3 (1.33%) Automotive
5 2 (0.89%) Advertising
6 1 (0.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 174 (77.33%) Developer
2 118 (52.44%) Java Developer
3 52 (23.11%) Senior Developer
4 39 (17.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 24 (10.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 20 (8.89%) PHP Developer
7 18 (8.00%) SQL Developer
8 17 (7.56%) Angular Developer
9 16 (7.11%) Software Developer
10 15 (6.67%) Java Software Developer
11 14 (6.22%) Development Manager
12 13 (5.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 13 (5.78%) Technical Leader
13 11 (4.89%) Integration Developer
14 10 (4.44%) Java Engineer
15 9 (4.00%) HTML Developer
15 9 (4.00%) Node.js Developer
16 8 (3.56%) Java Software Engineer
16 8 (3.56%) Senior UX Developer
16 8 (3.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (51.56%) Spring
2 107 (47.56%) CSS
3 95 (42.22%) HTML
4 92 (40.89%) AngularJS
5 71 (31.56%) HTML5
5 71 (31.56%) XML
6 70 (31.11%) RESTful
7 64 (28.44%) CSS3
8 61 (27.11%) JSON
9 51 (22.67%) RabbitMQ
10 48 (21.33%) jQuery
11 46 (20.44%) Hibernate
12 43 (19.11%) REST
13 38 (16.89%) Web Services
14 28 (12.44%) Node.js
15 26 (11.56%) SOAP
16 24 (10.67%) Dropwizard
17 23 (10.22%) Spring Boot
18 21 (9.33%) Kafka
19 18 (8.00%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 33 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (10.22%) User Experience
3 18 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 15 (6.67%) Fintech
5 14 (6.22%) NHS
6 13 (5.78%) Management Information System
7 8 (3.56%) iPad
8 5 (2.22%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.78%) Semantic Web
10 3 (1.33%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.33%) Social Media
11 2 (0.89%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.89%) Reinsurance
12 1 (0.44%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.44%) iSeries
12 1 (0.44%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.44%) Online Games
12 1 (0.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 66 (29.33%) Linux
2 7 (3.11%) Android
3 5 (2.22%) Debian
3 5 (2.22%) Ubuntu
4 3 (1.33%) Unix
5 2 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (64.89%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (37.78%) Scrum
3 51 (22.67%) SDLC
4 47 (20.89%) TDD
5 45 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 45 (20.00%) Web Development
6 42 (18.67%) Test Automation
7 37 (16.44%) Open Source
8 34 (15.11%) Mentoring
9 33 (14.67%) Software Engineering
10 32 (14.22%) MVC
11 25 (11.11%) Microservices
12 21 (9.33%) Front End Development
13 19 (8.44%) DevOps
13 19 (8.44%) Mobile Development
13 19 (8.44%) Regression Testing
14 18 (8.00%) Unit Testing
15 17 (7.56%) Data Integration
16 15 (6.67%) Mathematics
16 15 (6.67%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 182 (80.89%) Java
2 160 (71.11%) Groovy
3 140 (62.22%) JavaScript
4 68 (30.22%) SQL
5 24 (10.67%) Python
6 21 (9.33%) PHP
7 20 (8.89%) Scala
8 18 (8.00%) C#
9 8 (3.56%) Clojure
10 6 (2.67%) Ruby
11 5 (2.22%) C++
11 5 (2.22%) ES6
11 5 (2.22%) Go
12 4 (1.78%) CoffeeScript
13 3 (1.33%) Jython
13 3 (1.33%) SPARQL
14 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.44%) Perl
14 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.44%) RPG
Qualifications
1 46 (20.44%) Degree
2 12 (5.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (3.11%) Numerate Degree
4 5 (2.22%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.33%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.89%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 9 (4.00%) QA
3 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (15.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (3.11%) Puppet
2 5 (2.22%) Ansible
3 3 (1.33%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.44%) Nagios
4 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (12.89%) Oracle
2 13 (5.78%) Apigee
3 9 (4.00%) Blackboard
4 2 (0.89%) IBM
4 2 (0.89%) Red Hat
4 2 (0.89%) VMware
5 1 (0.44%) Adobe
5 1 (0.44%) Splunk
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