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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 129 120 110
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -10
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 3 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% 0.46% 0.058%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% 1.52% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 1
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
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
687 657 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.18% 30.47% 30.01%
Number of salaries quoted 597 609 454
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 £23,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 10 (100.00%) Ruby
2 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (60.00%) CSS
4 5 (50.00%) Java
5 4 (40.00%) PHP
5 4 (40.00%) Apache
6 3 (30.00%) C#
6 3 (30.00%) .NET
6 3 (30.00%) Linux
6 3 (30.00%) Subversion
6 3 (30.00%) Web Development
6 3 (30.00%) jQuery
6 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
7 2 (20.00%) C++
7 2 (20.00%) ActionScript
7 2 (20.00%) J2EE
7 2 (20.00%) Ant
7 2 (20.00%) MS Office
7 2 (20.00%) JSP
7 2 (20.00%) UNIX
7 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
7 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (20.00%) CRM
7 2 (20.00%) SOA
7 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
7 2 (20.00%) DHCP
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (20.00%) Maven

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 4 (40.00%) Apache
2 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Subversion
2 2 (20.00%) Maven
2 2 (20.00%) Ant
2 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (20.00%) German Language
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Resourcer
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Recruitment Resourcer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) JSTL
4 2 (20.00%) J2EE
4 2 (20.00%) JSP
5 1 (10.00%) Web Services
5 1 (10.00%) LAMP
5 1 (10.00%) Spring
5 1 (10.00%) Ajax
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (10.00%) Spring MVC
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (10.00%) HTML5
5 1 (10.00%) Haml
5 1 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Blog
1 2 (20.00%) Social Media
2 1 (10.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (20.00%) Android
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Web Development
2 2 (20.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) SOA
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Android Development
2 2 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) OpenUP
3 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Ruby
2 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) PHP
5 3 (30.00%) C#
6 2 (20.00%) C++
6 2 (20.00%) ActionScript
6 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (10.00%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (10.00%) Python
7 1 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £18000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago