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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby on Rails (RoR)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 220 222
Rank change year-on-year +33 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 45 19 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.87% 0.31% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.20% 0.91% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 45 18 6
Median salary £30,000 £42,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.41% +25.92%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £36,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

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 2047 2091 2131
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 39.69% 33.98% 37.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1778 1746 1935
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 27 June 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 27 June 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
Shropshire +23 17 £40,000 +12.67% 1
Warwickshire +18 15 £27,500 -42.10%
Birmingham +13 13 £30,000 -29.41%
Ruby on Rails
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 64 (100.00%) Ruby
2 63 (98.44%) HTML
2 63 (98.44%) CSS
3 48 (75.00%) HTML5
4 44 (68.75%) SQL
5 38 (59.38%) JavaScript
5 38 (59.38%) PHP
6 36 (56.25%) jQuery
7 30 (46.88%) CSS3
8 29 (45.31%) MySQL
9 26 (40.63%) .NET
10 24 (37.50%) VB
10 24 (37.50%) VB.NET
10 24 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
10 24 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
10 24 (37.50%) E-Commerce
10 24 (37.50%) VB6
10 24 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 24 (37.50%) Change Management
10 24 (37.50%) Front End Development
10 24 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 24 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 23 (35.94%) Sass
11 23 (35.94%) Retail
11 23 (35.94%) Web Design
12 22 (34.38%) Electronics
12 22 (34.38%) C
12 22 (34.38%) Apple iOS
12 22 (34.38%) Android
13 21 (32.81%) REST

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 18 (28.13%) WordPress
2 2 (3.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (3.13%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (3.13%) CMS
2 2 (3.13%) Drupal
2 2 (3.13%) Mule
3 1 (1.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 18 (28.13%) Adobe Illustrator
1 18 (28.13%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 5 (7.81%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (7.81%) Google Compute Engine
1 5 (7.81%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 20 (31.25%) Internet
2 3 (4.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (45.31%) MySQL
2 24 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 24 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 24 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (7.81%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (7.81%) Redis
4 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (21.88%) Git (software)
2 13 (20.31%) Mocha
3 2 (3.13%) Maven
4 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.56%) JIRA
4 1 (1.56%) JUnit
4 1 (1.56%) Subversion
General
1 23 (35.94%) Retail
2 22 (34.38%) Electronics
3 18 (28.13%) Marketing
4 13 (20.31%) Telecoms
5 5 (7.81%) Publishing
6 2 (3.13%) Finance
7 1 (1.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 64 (100.00%) Developer
2 33 (51.56%) HTML CSS Developer
2 33 (51.56%) HTML Developer
2 33 (51.56%) JavaScript Developer
3 32 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 22 (34.38%) .NET Developer
4 22 (34.38%) SQL Developer
5 18 (28.13%) Junior
5 18 (28.13%) Junior Developer
5 18 (28.13%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 18 (28.13%) Junior JavaScript Developer
6 13 (20.31%) Applications Developer
7 5 (7.81%) PHP Developer
7 5 (7.81%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Full Stack Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Agile Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Java Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (98.44%) CSS
1 63 (98.44%) HTML
2 48 (75.00%) HTML5
3 36 (56.25%) jQuery
4 30 (46.88%) CSS3
5 26 (40.63%) .NET
6 23 (35.94%) Sass
7 21 (32.81%) REST
8 19 (29.69%) Django
9 18 (28.13%) AngularJS
9 18 (28.13%) Symfony
9 18 (28.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 13 (20.31%) Express
10 13 (20.31%) Node.js
10 13 (20.31%) Pug
10 13 (20.31%) Smarty
11 8 (12.50%) JSON
12 7 (10.94%) XML
13 6 (9.38%) Ajax
14 5 (7.81%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.13%) Graphic Design
1 18 (28.13%) Social Media
2 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (34.38%) Android
1 22 (34.38%) Apple iOS
2 18 (28.13%) Linux
3 5 (7.81%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
1 24 (37.50%) Change Management
1 24 (37.50%) E-Commerce
1 24 (37.50%) Front End Development
2 23 (35.94%) Web Design
3 20 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (31.25%) Open Source
4 18 (28.13%) Internet Marketing
4 18 (28.13%) SEO
5 15 (23.44%) Scrum
6 13 (20.31%) Data Security
6 13 (20.31%) MVC
7 5 (7.81%) Analytics
7 5 (7.81%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (7.81%) Web Development
8 3 (4.69%) BDD
8 3 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.69%) TDD
9 2 (3.13%) UML
9 2 (3.13%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 64 (100.00%) Ruby
2 44 (68.75%) SQL
3 38 (59.38%) JavaScript
3 38 (59.38%) PHP
4 24 (37.50%) VB
4 24 (37.50%) VB.NET
4 24 (37.50%) VB6
5 22 (34.38%) C
6 3 (4.69%) Scala
7 2 (3.13%) Java
8 1 (1.56%) C#
8 1 (1.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 6 (9.38%) Google
2 2 (3.13%) Adobe
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Axica Recruitment
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