The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby on Rails skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 126 111 112
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 3 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.17% 0.33% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.46% 1.21% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 2
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -30.43%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +21.42%
Ruby on Rails
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
646 495 609
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.79% 27.39% 34.88%
Number of salaries quoted 583 431 549
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ruby on Rails Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Ruby on Rails
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Birmingham region.

Ruby on Rails Salary Trend in Birmingham

Ruby on Rails
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Ruby on Rails also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby on Rails.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 3 (100.00%) Node.js
1 3 (100.00%) User Stories

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Ruby on Rails also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby on Rails. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) Node.js
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Java Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 3 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 3 (100.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby