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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
England / West Midlands
Rank 191 212 214
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +2
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 23 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.47% 0.077% 0.099%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.36% 0.23% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 23 4 4
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,250 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
1696 1723 1722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.84% 33.10% 34.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1493 1490 1584
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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
Staffordshire - 17 £40,000 -
Shropshire -7 4 £55,000 +57.14%
Birmingham +2 2 £22,500 -52.63%
Ruby on Rails
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 40 (95.24%) Ruby
2 34 (80.95%) HTML
2 34 (80.95%) CSS
3 32 (76.19%) JavaScript
4 29 (69.05%) MySQL
5 28 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 25 (59.52%) XML
7 23 (54.76%) HTML5
8 20 (47.62%) CSS3
8 20 (47.62%) Google
9 19 (45.24%) Ajax
9 19 (45.24%) jQuery
9 19 (45.24%) PHP
10 18 (42.86%) Linux
10 18 (42.86%) REST
11 17 (40.48%) Redis
11 17 (40.48%) Responsive Web Design
11 17 (40.48%) JSON
11 17 (40.48%) Web Design
11 17 (40.48%) Scrum
11 17 (40.48%) Analytics
12 16 (38.10%) Google Cloud Platform
12 16 (38.10%) PostgreSQL
12 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (35.71%) Ubuntu
13 15 (35.71%) Sass
13 15 (35.71%) Heroku
13 15 (35.71%) Publishing
13 15 (35.71%) Google Compute Engine
13 15 (35.71%) Mentoring

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 3 (7.14%) JBoss
1 3 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.76%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.38%) Confluence
3 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Blender
Cloud Services
1 16 (38.10%) Google Cloud Platform
2 15 (35.71%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 15 (35.71%) Google Compute Engine
2 15 (35.71%) Heroku
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) LDAP
2 4 (9.52%) HTTP
3 2 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (69.05%) MySQL
2 17 (40.48%) Redis
3 16 (38.10%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (11.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (11.90%) MongoDB
5 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
6 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (30.95%) Cucumber
2 7 (16.67%) JUnit
3 6 (14.29%) Subversion
4 4 (9.52%) CruiseControl
4 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
4 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
4 4 (9.52%) Maven
4 4 (9.52%) NUnit
4 4 (9.52%) Visual Studio
5 3 (7.14%) Selenium
6 1 (2.38%) JIRA
6 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (35.71%) Publishing
2 2 (4.76%) Games
2 2 (4.76%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 40 (95.24%) Developer
2 14 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 14 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 13 (30.95%) JavaScript Developer
4 12 (28.57%) Full Stack Developer
5 10 (23.81%) Software Developer
6 8 (19.05%) Java Developer
7 6 (14.29%) Junior
7 6 (14.29%) Junior Developer
8 5 (11.90%) Agile Developer
8 5 (11.90%) HTML CSS Developer
8 5 (11.90%) HTML Developer
9 4 (9.52%) .NET Developer
9 4 (9.52%) Angular Developer
9 4 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (9.52%) C# Developer
9 4 (9.52%) JavaScript Engineer
9 4 (9.52%) Junior .NET Developer
9 4 (9.52%) Junior C# Developer
9 4 (9.52%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (80.95%) CSS
1 34 (80.95%) HTML
2 28 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 25 (59.52%) XML
4 23 (54.76%) HTML5
5 20 (47.62%) CSS3
6 19 (45.24%) Ajax
6 19 (45.24%) jQuery
7 18 (42.86%) REST
8 17 (40.48%) JSON
9 15 (35.71%) ELK Stack
9 15 (35.71%) Sass
10 13 (30.95%) SOAP
10 13 (30.95%) Web Services
11 12 (28.57%) AngularJS
12 10 (23.81%) .NET
13 7 (16.67%) Spring
14 4 (9.52%) Django
14 4 (9.52%) Guice
14 4 (9.52%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.76%) CMDB
3 2 (4.76%) SCADA
3 2 (4.76%) User Experience
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.38%) Oculus Rift
4 1 (2.38%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 18 (42.86%) Linux
2 15 (35.71%) Ubuntu
3 7 (16.67%) Windows
4 3 (7.14%) Unix
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) Analytics
1 17 (40.48%) Responsive Web Design
1 17 (40.48%) Scrum
1 17 (40.48%) Web Design
2 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (35.71%) Mentoring
4 13 (30.95%) Front End Development
4 13 (30.95%) SDLC
4 13 (30.95%) Service Management
5 12 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (28.57%) Web Development
6 9 (21.43%) ITIL
6 9 (21.43%) ITIL V3
6 9 (21.43%) PRINCE2
6 9 (21.43%) Project Management
7 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (19.05%) Process Management
8 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (11.90%) MVC
9 4 (9.52%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 40 (95.24%) Ruby
2 32 (76.19%) JavaScript
3 19 (45.24%) PHP
4 14 (33.33%) Java
5 11 (26.19%) SQL
6 5 (11.90%) C#
7 4 (9.52%) Python
7 4 (9.52%) Scala
8 3 (7.14%) VB
8 3 (7.14%) VB.NET
8 3 (7.14%) VB6
9 1 (2.38%) C++
9 1 (2.38%) Go
9 1 (2.38%) Perl
9 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) Degree
2 5 (11.90%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (2.38%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) Google
2 9 (21.43%) ServiceNow
3 2 (4.76%) IBM
3 2 (4.76%) VMware