Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby on Rails (RoR)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 266 279 282
Rank change year-on-year +13 +3 +30
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 12 48 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.48% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.50% 1.25% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 10 48 44
West Midlands median annual salary £38,132 £32,500 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.33% -17.20% +1.29%
10th Percentile £24,375 £23,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,875 £42,500 £66,375
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +15.79%

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 2,377 3,831 3,928
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.44% 38.03% 35.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,956 3,254 3,368
West Midlands median annual salary £43,000 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.86% -1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 15 December 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 15 December 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
Birmingham +7 8 £38,132 +27.11%
Ruby on Rails
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 10 (83.33%) Ruby
2 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (58.33%) PHP
3 7 (58.33%) Laravel
4 6 (50.00%) Web Development
4 6 (50.00%) MySQL
4 6 (50.00%) CSS
5 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (33.33%) Content Management
6 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 4 (33.33%) CMS
6 4 (33.33%) Back Office
6 4 (33.33%) NHS
6 4 (33.33%) Web Services
6 4 (33.33%) HTML
6 4 (33.33%) Java
6 4 (33.33%) Joomla!
6 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (33.33%) Line Management
6 4 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (25.00%) Node.js
7 3 (25.00%) Slack
7 3 (25.00%) Redis
7 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (25.00%) Perl
7 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (25.00%) TDD
8 2 (16.67%) Subversion
8 2 (16.67%) Spring

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 (33.33%) CMS
1 4 (33.33%) Joomla!
2 2 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (16.67%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Slack
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (25.00%) Redis
3 2 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (16.67%) Big Data
3 2 (16.67%) HBase
3 2 (16.67%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) IntelliJ
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) Subversion
2 2 (16.67%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Lead Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Lead Web Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Laravel
2 6 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (33.33%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (25.00%) Node.js
5 2 (16.67%) Grails
5 2 (16.67%) Spring
5 2 (16.67%) Spring Boot
5 2 (16.67%) Vue.js
6 1 (8.33%) LESS
6 1 (8.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (33.33%) NHS
2 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Web Development
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Content Management
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (33.33%) Line Management
3 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (16.67%) Microservices
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Open Source
5 2 (16.67%) Open Source Development
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Ruby
2 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (58.33%) PHP
4 4 (33.33%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) Perl
6 2 (16.67%) C#
6 2 (16.67%) Go
6 2 (16.67%) Groovy
6 2 (16.67%) Java 8
6 2 (16.67%) Scala
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Docker
1 2 (16.67%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) cPanel
1 2 (16.67%) Kubernetes