The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 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 West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 191 201 189
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 17 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.14% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.85% 0.38% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 4
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +20.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £40,500 £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £53,250 £48,375
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1991 2100 1999
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.18% 38.04% 41.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1692 1869 1778
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Ruby on Rails
England

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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
Warwickshire +26 13 £47,500 +5.55%
Birmingham +8 4 £34,000 -32.00% 1
Ruby on Rails
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 36 (100.00%) Ruby
2 25 (69.44%) JavaScript
3 23 (63.89%) HTML
4 14 (38.89%) CSS
5 13 (36.11%) Open Source
6 11 (30.56%) HTML5
6 11 (30.56%) Software Engineering
7 10 (27.78%) TDD
7 10 (27.78%) MySQL
7 10 (27.78%) AngularJS
8 9 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (22.22%) Web Services
9 8 (22.22%) PHP
9 8 (22.22%) Git (software)
10 7 (19.44%) Cucumber
10 7 (19.44%) Puppet
10 7 (19.44%) RSpec
10 7 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (19.44%) Ember.js
10 7 (19.44%) Facebook
10 7 (19.44%) Twitter
10 7 (19.44%) PhoneGap
10 7 (19.44%) CoffeeScript
10 7 (19.44%) Backbone.js
10 7 (19.44%) Apache Cordova
10 7 (19.44%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (19.44%) RubyMotion
11 6 (16.67%) Linux
12 4 (11.11%) Web Development
12 4 (11.11%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 4 (11.11%) Node.js
2 3 (8.33%) WordPress
3 2 (5.56%) Drupal
3 2 (5.56%) Apache
4 1 (2.78%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
2 2 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.78%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.78%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (2.78%) Intranet
2 1 (2.78%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) MySQL
2 9 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 7 (19.44%) RSpec
2 7 (19.44%) Cucumber
2 7 (19.44%) PhoneGap
3 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) German Language
3 1 (2.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (66.67%) Developer
2 12 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Senior Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Ruby Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Resourcer
7 2 (5.56%) Applications Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Tools Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Recruitment Resourcer
8 1 (2.78%) CSS Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Administrator
8 1 (2.78%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Front-End Web Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Designer
8 1 (2.78%) Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (63.89%) HTML
2 14 (38.89%) CSS
3 11 (30.56%) HTML5
4 10 (27.78%) AngularJS
5 8 (22.22%) Web Services
6 7 (19.44%) Apache Cordova
6 7 (19.44%) Backbone.js
6 7 (19.44%) Ember.js
7 4 (11.11%) .NET
8 3 (8.33%) jQuery
9 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
9 2 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (5.56%) LAMP
9 2 (5.56%) Ajax
9 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
10 1 (2.78%) JSON
10 1 (2.78%) Spring MVC
10 1 (2.78%) Spring
10 1 (2.78%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) Open Source
2 2 (5.56%) Social Media
2 2 (5.56%) Life Science
2 2 (5.56%) Blog
3 1 (2.78%) New Media
3 1 (2.78%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 3 (8.33%) Android
4 2 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Software Engineering
2 10 (27.78%) TDD
3 4 (11.11%) Web Development
4 3 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 3 (8.33%) SOA
4 3 (8.33%) MVC
5 2 (5.56%) BDD
5 2 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (5.56%) Analytics
5 2 (5.56%) Android Development
5 2 (5.56%) iOS Development
5 2 (5.56%) CRM
6 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (2.78%) Web Application Development
6 1 (2.78%) OpenUP
6 1 (2.78%) User Experience Design
6 1 (2.78%) Migration
6 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.78%) OOP
6 1 (2.78%) OO
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) Ruby
2 25 (69.44%) JavaScript
3 8 (22.22%) PHP
4 7 (19.44%) CoffeeScript
4 7 (19.44%) RubyMotion
5 3 (8.33%) Java
5 3 (8.33%) C#
6 2 (5.56%) C++
6 2 (5.56%) ActionScript
6 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.78%) Python
7 1 (2.78%) VB
7 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
1 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) Puppet
1 7 (19.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Facebook
1 7 (19.44%) Twitter
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) Adobe
4 1 (2.78%) Sony
4 1 (2.78%) SAP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago