The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby on Rails skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 224 205 205
Rank change year-on-year
-19 0
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 7 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.26% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% 0.70% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 8
Average salary £25,000 £32,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% -31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,850 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,250 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
Ruby on Rails
England

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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2120 2011 2053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.21% 37.43% 36.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1916 1723 1830
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 the West Midlands

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

Ruby on Rails Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Ruby on Rails
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Ruby on Rails Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Ruby on Rails
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Ruby on Rails Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Ruby on Rails
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -5 2 £45,000 +119.51%
Warwickshire -26 2 £25,000 -28.57%
Shropshire - 1 £37,500 -
Ruby on Rails
England

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 14 (100.00%) Ruby
2 11 (78.57%) Java
3 9 (64.29%) HTML
3 9 (64.29%) CSS
4 8 (57.14%) .NET
5 7 (50.00%) MySQL
5 7 (50.00%) CSS3
5 7 (50.00%) HTML5
6 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
6 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
7 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (35.71%) TDD
7 5 (35.71%) Pair Programming
7 5 (35.71%) Node.js
7 5 (35.71%) User Stories
7 5 (35.71%) Refactoring
8 4 (28.57%) jQuery
8 4 (28.57%) WordPress
8 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
8 4 (28.57%) Smarty
8 4 (28.57%) Information Architecture
8 4 (28.57%) Rackspace Cloud
8 4 (28.57%) Rackspace
8 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
8 4 (28.57%) SEO
8 4 (28.57%) PHP
8 4 (28.57%) ActionScript
8 4 (28.57%) XML
8 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
8 4 (28.57%) Flash

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 5 (35.71%) Node.js
2 4 (28.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Rackspace Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Web Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Java Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (28.57%) PHP Web Developer
3 4 (28.57%) PHP Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) CSS
1 9 (64.29%) HTML
2 8 (57.14%) .NET
3 7 (50.00%) HTML5
3 7 (50.00%) CSS3
4 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 4 (28.57%) XML
4 4 (28.57%) Flash
4 4 (28.57%) jQuery
4 4 (28.57%) Smarty
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) TDD
2 5 (35.71%) Pair Programming
2 5 (35.71%) Refactoring
2 5 (35.71%) User Stories
3 4 (28.57%) Information Architecture
3 4 (28.57%) SEO
4 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) OO
6 1 (7.14%) Change Management
6 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Ruby
2 11 (78.57%) Java
3 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 4 (28.57%) PHP
4 4 (28.57%) ActionScript
4 4 (28.57%) Python
5 3 (21.43%) VB6
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) VB
5 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Rackspace