The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 106 113 98
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 6 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.33% 0.12% 0.069%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.22% 0.34% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 1
Average salary £40,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.43% +4.54%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
493 596 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.48% 34.61% 33.08%
Number of salaries quoted 430 536 450
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Ruby on Rails
West Midlands

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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 18 (100.00%) Ruby
2 14 (77.78%) HTML
2 14 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 14 (77.78%) CSS
3 13 (72.22%) Linux
4 12 (66.67%) PHP
4 12 (66.67%) Hadoop
5 11 (61.11%) Software Engineering
5 11 (61.11%) MVC
5 11 (61.11%) LAMP
6 10 (55.56%) OOP
6 10 (55.56%) MongoDB
6 10 (55.56%) NoSQL
6 10 (55.56%) Node.js
6 10 (55.56%) New Relic
7 5 (27.78%) Java
8 4 (22.22%) C++
9 3 (16.67%) Finance
9 3 (16.67%) Spring
9 3 (16.67%) TDD
9 3 (16.67%) C#
9 3 (16.67%) SOA
10 2 (11.11%) DHCP
10 2 (11.11%) Apache
10 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (11.11%) C
10 2 (11.11%) ActionScript
10 2 (11.11%) UNIX
10 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
10 2 (11.11%) Visualisation

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 10 (55.56%) Node.js
2 2 (11.11%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 10 (55.56%) MongoDB
2 10 (55.56%) NoSQL
3 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (66.67%) Web Developer
3 10 (55.56%) Software Engineer
3 10 (55.56%) Web Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Applications Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Ruby Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Designer
6 1 (5.56%) CSS Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Web Designer
6 1 (5.56%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (5.56%) HTML Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Applications Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) HTML
1 14 (77.78%) CSS
2 11 (61.11%) LAMP
3 3 (16.67%) Spring
4 2 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (11.11%) jQuery
5 1 (5.56%) CSS3
5 1 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (5.56%) Sass
5 1 (5.56%) HTML5
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.56%) Ajax
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.56%) Spring MVC
5 1 (5.56%) Web Services
5 1 (5.56%) .NET
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) UNIX
2 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.56%) Android
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Software Engineering
1 11 (61.11%) MVC
2 10 (55.56%) OOP
3 3 (16.67%) TDD
3 3 (16.67%) SOA
4 2 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (5.56%) Web Application Development
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (5.56%) User Experience Design
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Web Development
5 1 (5.56%) OO
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Ruby
2 14 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 12 (66.67%) PHP
4 5 (27.78%) Java
5 4 (22.22%) C++
6 3 (16.67%) C#
7 2 (11.11%) C
7 2 (11.11%) ActionScript
7 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
8 1 (5.56%) Perl
8 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) New Relic
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe