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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
England / West Midlands
Rank 186 226 208
Rank change year-on-year +40 -18  
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 23 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.50% 0.25% 0.100%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.34% 0.72% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 22 15 5
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year -5.55% +2.85%  

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

Software Library & Framework Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1715 2095 1917
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 36.91% 34.47% 38.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1527 1834 1715
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
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 the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire - 9 £40,000 -
Shropshire +5 8 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Warwickshire +29 3 £27,500 -24.65%
Birmingham +12 3 £30,000 -29.41%
Ruby on Rails
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 40 (100.00%) Ruby
2 37 (92.50%) HTML
2 37 (92.50%) CSS
3 31 (77.50%) HTML5
4 26 (65.00%) JavaScript
5 25 (62.50%) MySQL
5 25 (62.50%) CSS3
6 24 (60.00%) PHP
7 20 (50.00%) Web Design
7 20 (50.00%) Google
7 20 (50.00%) jQuery
8 19 (47.50%) Ajax
8 19 (47.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 18 (45.00%) Sass
9 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (45.00%) XML
9 18 (45.00%) Linux
10 17 (42.50%) Analytics
10 17 (42.50%) Redis
10 17 (42.50%) Responsive Web Design
10 17 (42.50%) JSON
11 16 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
11 16 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
11 16 (40.00%) Front End Development
12 15 (37.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 15 (37.50%) Google Compute Engine
12 15 (37.50%) Elastic Stack
12 15 (37.50%) Publishing
12 15 (37.50%) SQL
12 15 (37.50%) Ubuntu

Ruby on Rails
Top Related 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 3 (7.50%) JBoss
1 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
1 3 (7.50%) WordPress
2 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.50%) Confluence
3 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (7.50%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.50%) Blender
Cloud Services
1 16 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 15 (37.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 15 (37.50%) Google Compute Engine
2 15 (37.50%) Heroku
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) HTTP
2 3 (7.50%) Internet
3 2 (5.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (62.50%) MySQL
2 17 (42.50%) Redis
3 16 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (12.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (12.50%) MongoDB
6 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (15.00%) JUnit
2 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.00%) Maven
3 3 (7.50%) Selenium
4 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.00%) Mocha
4 2 (5.00%) Subversion
5 1 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 15 (37.50%) Publishing
2 8 (20.00%) Retail
3 7 (17.50%) Electronics
4 3 (7.50%) Games
4 3 (7.50%) Marketing
5 2 (5.00%) Legal
5 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 40 (100.00%) Developer
2 16 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 14 (35.00%) PHP Developer
3 14 (35.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 12 (30.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 10 (25.00%) HTML CSS Developer
5 10 (25.00%) HTML Developer
6 8 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 8 (20.00%) Software Developer
7 7 (17.50%) .NET Developer
7 7 (17.50%) SQL Developer
8 5 (12.50%) Agile Developer
9 4 (10.00%) JavaScript Engineer
9 4 (10.00%) Junior
9 4 (10.00%) Junior Developer
9 4 (10.00%) PHP Programmer
9 4 (10.00%) Programmer
10 3 (7.50%) Applications Developer
10 3 (7.50%) Java Developer
10 3 (7.50%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (92.50%) CSS
1 37 (92.50%) HTML
2 31 (77.50%) HTML5
3 25 (62.50%) CSS3
4 20 (50.00%) jQuery
5 19 (47.50%) Ajax
5 19 (47.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 18 (45.00%) Sass
6 18 (45.00%) XML
7 17 (42.50%) JSON
8 15 (37.50%) Elastic Stack
9 11 (27.50%) .NET
10 10 (25.00%) REST
11 8 (20.00%) AngularJS
12 7 (17.50%) Django
13 6 (15.00%) Spring
14 5 (12.50%) Node.js
15 4 (10.00%) Guice
15 4 (10.00%) Play Framework
16 3 (7.50%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Graphic Design
1 3 (7.50%) Social Media
2 2 (5.00%) User Experience
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Linux
2 15 (37.50%) Ubuntu
3 8 (20.00%) Android
4 7 (17.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.50%) Unix
5 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Web Design
2 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (42.50%) Analytics
3 17 (42.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 16 (40.00%) Front End Development
5 12 (30.00%) Web Development
6 10 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (20.00%) Change Management
7 8 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 8 (20.00%) Scrum
8 7 (17.50%) Open Source
9 5 (12.50%) SEO
10 4 (10.00%) Automated Testing
10 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
11 3 (7.50%) Internet Marketing
11 3 (7.50%) MVC
11 3 (7.50%) OO
11 3 (7.50%) OOP
12 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) Ruby
2 26 (65.00%) JavaScript
3 24 (60.00%) PHP
4 15 (37.50%) SQL
5 8 (20.00%) VB
5 8 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 8 (20.00%) VB6
6 7 (17.50%) C
6 7 (17.50%) Java
7 4 (10.00%) Python
7 4 (10.00%) Scala
8 1 (2.50%) C#
8 1 (2.50%) C++
8 1 (2.50%) Go
8 1 (2.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Degree
2 5 (12.50%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 20 (50.00%) Google
2 2 (5.00%) IBM
2 2 (5.00%) ServiceNow
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Shrewsbury
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago