Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby on Rails (RoR)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 197 185
Rank change year-on-year +15 -12 +4
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 18 23 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.47% 0.49% 0.025%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.39% 1.65% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 18 23 1
Birmingham median annual salary £30,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.41% -5.56% +30.43%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £57,875 £68,500 £47,500
West Midlands median annual salary £30,000 £37,500 £31,250
% change year-on-year -20.00% +20.00% -10.71%

Ruby on Rails is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1295 1397 1275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 33.69% 29.82% 32.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1099 1210 1130
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -

Ruby on Rails
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Ruby on Rails as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Ruby on Rails in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 18 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 18 (100.00%) CSS
1 18 (100.00%) HTML
1 18 (100.00%) Scrum
1 18 (100.00%) Ruby
2 16 (88.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (77.78%) PHP
4 12 (66.67%) Data Security
4 12 (66.67%) jQuery
4 12 (66.67%) Git (software)
4 12 (66.67%) Smarty
4 12 (66.67%) Mocha
4 12 (66.67%) Linux
4 12 (66.67%) MVC
4 12 (66.67%) Telecoms
4 12 (66.67%) Node.js
4 12 (66.67%) Express
4 12 (66.67%) Pug
5 6 (33.33%) REST
5 6 (33.33%) Java
5 6 (33.33%) SOAP
5 6 (33.33%) Web Services
5 6 (33.33%) XML
6 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
6 4 (22.22%) ITIL
6 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
6 4 (22.22%) MySQL
6 4 (22.22%) Project Management
6 4 (22.22%) Finance

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 (11.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (11.11%) Apache ServiceMix
1 2 (11.11%) CMS
1 2 (11.11%) Drupal
1 2 (11.11%) Mule
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) LDAP
2 2 (11.11%) HTTP
2 2 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 12 (66.67%) Mocha
2 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
3 2 (11.11%) Maven
General
1 12 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (72.22%) JavaScript Developer
3 12 (66.67%) Applications Developer
3 12 (66.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 12 (66.67%) HTML CSS Developer
3 12 (66.67%) HTML Developer
4 5 (27.78%) Java Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 3 (16.67%) ServiceNow Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) CSS
1 18 (100.00%) HTML
2 16 (88.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 12 (66.67%) Express
3 12 (66.67%) jQuery
3 12 (66.67%) Node.js
3 12 (66.67%) Pug
3 12 (66.67%) Smarty
4 6 (33.33%) REST
4 6 (33.33%) SOAP
4 6 (33.33%) Web Services
4 6 (33.33%) XML
5 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
6 2 (11.11%) .NET
6 2 (11.11%) Java RMI
6 2 (11.11%) JDBC
6 2 (11.11%) JPA
6 2 (11.11%) JSP
6 2 (11.11%) OSGi
6 2 (11.11%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) CMDB
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Scrum
2 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (66.67%) Data Security
3 12 (66.67%) MVC
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL V3
4 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 4 (22.22%) Project Management
4 4 (22.22%) SDLC
5 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
5 3 (16.67%) Service Management
6 2 (11.11%) Content Management
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (11.11%) Open Source
6 2 (11.11%) Process Management
6 2 (11.11%) TDD
6 2 (11.11%) UML
6 2 (11.11%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 18 (100.00%) Ruby
2 14 (77.78%) PHP
3 6 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (11.11%) Scala
4 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) ServiceNow
2 2 (11.11%) Adobe
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft