Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby on Rails (RoR)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 278 238 290
Rank change year-on-year -40 +52 +32
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 14 80 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.80% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.50% 2.01% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 11 80 46
West Midlands median annual salary £31,500 £30,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -26.38% +35.83%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £38,750 £42,500 £65,625
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% -8.70% +15.00%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,793 3,979 4,060
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 31.75% 39.63% 34.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2,367 3,465 3,438
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Ruby on Rails
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby on Rails 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 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Ruby on Rails in the West Midlands

Ruby on Rails
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Ruby on Rails 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 6 months to 19 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +13 7 £31,500 +14.55%
Birmingham -10 4 £72,500 +141.67% 1
Staffordshire - 2 £32,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £27,500 -
Ruby on Rails
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 13 (92.86%) Ruby
2 10 (71.43%) CSS
2 10 (71.43%) HTML
2 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 9 (64.29%) PHP
4 7 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 7 (50.00%) Elixir
4 7 (50.00%) Redux
5 5 (35.71%) Java
6 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) Android
6 4 (28.57%) Open Source
6 4 (28.57%) Kubernetes
6 4 (28.57%) Docker
6 4 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (21.43%) Go
7 3 (21.43%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 3 (21.43%) Ubuntu
7 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (21.43%) Windows
7 3 (21.43%) Linux
8 2 (14.29%) Python
8 2 (14.29%) IntelliJ
8 2 (14.29%) SQL
8 2 (14.29%) Perl
8 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
8 2 (14.29%) TDD
8 2 (14.29%) Unix
8 2 (14.29%) Degree

Ruby on Rails
Co-occurring 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 4 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (14.29%) WildFly
3 1 (7.14%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Blender
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) 3G
1 1 (7.14%) 4G
1 1 (7.14%) AMQP
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (14.29%) Big Data
2 2 (14.29%) HBase
2 2 (14.29%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) IntelliJ
1 2 (14.29%) Maven
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 7 (50.00%) React Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Junior
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) CSS
1 10 (71.43%) HTML
2 7 (50.00%) Redux
3 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 2 (14.29%) CSS3
3 2 (14.29%) Ext JS
3 2 (14.29%) Grails
3 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 2 (14.29%) HTML5
3 2 (14.29%) Memcached
3 2 (14.29%) Node.js
3 2 (14.29%) Spring
3 2 (14.29%) Spring Boot
3 2 (14.29%) Spring MVC
3 2 (14.29%) Three.js
3 2 (14.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 2 (14.29%) Unreal Engine
3 2 (14.29%) WebGL
4 1 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (7.14%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Oculus Rift
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Android
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Ubuntu
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.14%) Mac OS
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Open Source
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 2 (14.29%) Microservices
4 2 (14.29%) Open Source Development
4 2 (14.29%) Physics
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) Android Development
5 1 (7.14%) Deployment Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) Ruby
2 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 9 (64.29%) PHP
4 7 (50.00%) Elixir
5 5 (35.71%) Java
6 3 (21.43%) Go
7 2 (14.29%) Groovy
7 2 (14.29%) Perl
7 2 (14.29%) Python
7 2 (14.29%) Scala
7 2 (14.29%) SQL
8 1 (7.14%) C#
8 1 (7.14%) C++
8 1 (7.14%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Docker
2 2 (14.29%) HDFS
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Google