The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Ruby on Rails skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby on Rails (RoR)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 134 120
Rank change year-on-year +12 -14  
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 3 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.16% 0.42% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.49% 1.50% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 2
Median salary £30,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.41% -5.55%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -  

Ruby on Rails is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 614 665 604
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 32.85% 27.84% 34.69%
Number of salaries quoted 546 593 551
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Ruby on Rails
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Ruby on Rails as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby on Rails 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 in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Ruby on Rails in Birmingham

Ruby on Rails
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails in Birmingham over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Ruby on Rails in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 7 (100.00%) Ruby
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
3 5 (71.43%) PHP
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) Node.js
4 3 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (28.57%) Pug
5 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 2 (28.57%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) Web Application Development
5 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 2 (28.57%) Express
5 2 (28.57%) Analytics
5 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (28.57%) Smarty
5 2 (28.57%) Mocha
5 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) jQuery
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (28.57%) IBM
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) OOP
5 2 (28.57%) OO
5 2 (28.57%) Data Security

Ruby on Rails
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Blender
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Mocha
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) JUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Maven
General
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Applications Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (28.57%) HTML CSS Developer
3 2 (28.57%) HTML Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Angular Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Graduate
4 1 (14.29%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Graduate Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Junior
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) Node.js
2 3 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) Express
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) Pug
3 2 (28.57%) Smarty
4 1 (14.29%) Ext JS
4 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) Memcached
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
4 1 (14.29%) Spring
4 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 2 (28.57%) Data Security
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) OOP
2 2 (28.57%) SEO
2 2 (28.57%) Web Application Development
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Ruby
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 5 (71.43%) PHP
4 2 (28.57%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) C++
5 1 (14.29%) Go
5 1 (14.29%) Perl
5 1 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
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