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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 211 212 221
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 26 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.038% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.33% 0.11% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 26 2 12
Median salary £38,000 £35,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £43,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
1948 1881 2018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.09% 35.28% 35.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1677 1700 1758
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Ruby on Rails as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 October 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -5 18 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Shropshire - 6 £35,500 -
Warwickshire +4 2 £37,500 +50.00%
Ruby on Rails
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 43 (95.56%) Ruby
2 30 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 29 (64.44%) Scrum
4 26 (57.78%) HTML
4 26 (57.78%) MySQL
4 26 (57.78%) CSS
5 25 (55.56%) AngularJS
6 18 (40.00%) REST
6 18 (40.00%) Mentoring
7 17 (37.78%) SDLC
7 17 (37.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 17 (37.78%) Cucumber
7 17 (37.78%) SOAP
7 17 (37.78%) Web Services
7 17 (37.78%) Service Management
8 16 (35.56%) Java
9 15 (33.33%) SQL
9 15 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (31.11%) XML
10 14 (31.11%) .NET
11 13 (28.89%) Project Management
11 13 (28.89%) ITIL
11 13 (28.89%) PRINCE2
11 13 (28.89%) ITIL V3
11 13 (28.89%) HTML5
11 13 (28.89%) ServiceNow
12 12 (26.67%) CSS3
12 12 (26.67%) TDD
13 11 (24.44%) Process Management
13 11 (24.44%) BDD

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.22%) JBoss
2 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Blender
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.78%) GitHub
2 2 (4.44%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) LDAP
2 2 (4.44%) HTTP
2 2 (4.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (57.78%) MySQL
2 8 (17.78%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (17.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (17.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (17.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (37.78%) Cucumber
2 9 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (11.11%) Subversion
4 4 (8.89%) CruiseControl
4 4 (8.89%) NUnit
4 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio
5 3 (6.67%) JUnit
5 3 (6.67%) Maven
6 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.22%) JIRA
6 1 (2.22%) Selenium
6 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (95.56%) Developer
2 12 (26.67%) Angular Developer
3 9 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 8 (17.78%) ServiceNow Developer
5 7 (15.56%) Java Developer
5 7 (15.56%) Junior
5 7 (15.56%) Junior Developer
5 7 (15.56%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.89%) .NET Developer
6 4 (8.89%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (8.89%) C# Developer
6 4 (8.89%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Junior .NET Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Junior C# .NET Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Junior C# Developer
7 3 (6.67%) MySQL Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Technical Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (57.78%) CSS
1 26 (57.78%) HTML
2 25 (55.56%) AngularJS
3 18 (40.00%) REST
4 17 (37.78%) SOAP
4 17 (37.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 17 (37.78%) Web Services
5 14 (31.11%) .NET
5 14 (31.11%) XML
6 13 (28.89%) HTML5
7 12 (26.67%) CSS3
8 8 (17.78%) Ember.js
8 8 (17.78%) Haml
8 8 (17.78%) OOCSS
8 8 (17.78%) React
8 8 (17.78%) Sass
9 6 (13.33%) jQuery
10 4 (8.89%) Node.js
11 3 (6.67%) Django
11 3 (6.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (20.00%) User Experience
3 8 (17.78%) Management Information System
4 7 (15.56%) CMDB
5 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.44%) Mathematics
5 2 (4.44%) Oculus Rift
5 2 (4.44%) Physics
5 2 (4.44%) SCADA
6 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Windows
2 5 (11.11%) Linux
3 4 (8.89%) Unix
4 3 (6.67%) CoreOS
4 3 (6.67%) Ubuntu
5 2 (4.44%) Android
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (64.44%) Scrum
2 18 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 17 (37.78%) SDLC
3 17 (37.78%) Service Management
4 15 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (28.89%) ITIL
5 13 (28.89%) ITIL V3
5 13 (28.89%) PRINCE2
5 13 (28.89%) Project Management
6 12 (26.67%) TDD
7 11 (24.44%) BDD
7 11 (24.44%) Process Management
8 9 (20.00%) Front End Development
9 8 (17.78%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
9 8 (17.78%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (15.56%) Asset Management
11 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (8.89%) MVC
12 4 (8.89%) OOD
12 4 (8.89%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (95.56%) Ruby
2 30 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 16 (35.56%) Java
4 15 (33.33%) SQL
5 9 (20.00%) CoffeeScript
6 8 (17.78%) ES6
6 8 (17.78%) VB
6 8 (17.78%) VB.NET
6 8 (17.78%) VB6
7 6 (13.33%) C#
8 5 (11.11%) Python
9 2 (4.44%) C++
9 2 (4.44%) Go
9 2 (4.44%) Perl
9 2 (4.44%) PHP
10 1 (2.22%) Scala
10 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Puppet
2 2 (4.44%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.44%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) ServiceNow
2 3 (6.67%) Google
2 3 (6.67%) Snowplow
3 2 (4.44%) VMware
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