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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 132 110 110
Rank change year-on-year
-22 0
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 4 17 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.17% 0.80% 0.058%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.59% 2.61% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 1
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
683 652 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.40% 30.77% 29.96%
Number of salaries quoted 604 607 445
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Ruby on Rails Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Ruby
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) Web Development
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
5 2 (25.00%) CoffeeScript
5 2 (25.00%) Android Development
5 2 (25.00%) iOS Development
5 2 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (25.00%) Android
5 2 (25.00%) Blog
5 2 (25.00%) Haml
5 2 (25.00%) Social Media
5 2 (25.00%) J2EE
5 2 (25.00%) Ant
5 2 (25.00%) MS Office
5 2 (25.00%) PHP
5 2 (25.00%) JSP
5 2 (25.00%) Apache
5 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) CRM
5 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Subversion

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Magento
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Ant
1 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
1 2 (25.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (25.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Resourcer
2 2 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Recruitment Resourcer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) Haml
4 2 (25.00%) J2EE
4 2 (25.00%) JSP
4 2 (25.00%) JSTL
5 1 (12.50%) Spring MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Spring
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (12.50%) HTML5
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Blog
1 2 (25.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
2 2 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Web Development
2 2 (25.00%) Android Development
2 2 (25.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) OpenUP
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Ruby
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) CoffeeScript
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft