Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby on Rails (RoR)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 266 303 314
Rank change year-on-year +37 +11 -15
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 57 36 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.56% 0.32% 0.083%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.45% 0.90% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 57 36 8
West Midlands median annual salary £30,000 £37,500 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +20.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £23,750 £28,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £42,500 £67,500 £44,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% +21.05% -

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 3924 4020 3840
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 38.48% 35.28% 35.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3382 3425 3449
West Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - -
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £59,313 £58,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Shropshire +5 20 £40,000 +12.68%
Warwickshire +17 19 £27,500 -26.67%
Birmingham +26 18 £30,000 -29.41%
Ruby on Rails
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 57 (100.00%) Ruby
2 55 (96.49%) HTML
2 55 (96.49%) CSS
3 37 (64.91%) JavaScript
3 37 (64.91%) SQL
4 33 (57.89%) PHP
5 32 (56.14%) HTML5
6 28 (49.12%) jQuery
7 26 (45.61%) MySQL
8 22 (38.60%) .NET
8 22 (38.60%) REST
9 20 (35.09%) AngularJS
10 19 (33.33%) VB.NET
11 18 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (31.58%) Internet
11 18 (31.58%) Retail
11 18 (31.58%) Scrum
11 18 (31.58%) Open Source
12 17 (29.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 17 (29.82%) Symfony
12 17 (29.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 17 (29.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 17 (29.82%) E-Commerce
13 16 (28.07%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (28.07%) Photoshop
13 16 (28.07%) C
13 16 (28.07%) Adobe Illustrator
13 16 (28.07%) Web Design
13 16 (28.07%) SEO
13 16 (28.07%) Electronics

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 16 (28.07%) WordPress
2 2 (3.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (3.51%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (3.51%) CMS
2 2 (3.51%) Drupal
2 2 (3.51%) Mule
Applications
1 16 (28.07%) Adobe Illustrator
1 16 (28.07%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 18 (31.58%) Internet
2 3 (5.26%) LDAP
3 2 (3.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (45.61%) MySQL
2 17 (29.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 17 (29.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 17 (29.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (28.07%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (21.05%) Git (software)
1 12 (21.05%) Mocha
2 4 (7.02%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.51%) Maven
General
1 18 (31.58%) Retail
2 16 (28.07%) Electronics
2 16 (28.07%) Marketing
3 12 (21.05%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.02%) Finance
4 4 (7.02%) Games
Job Titles
1 57 (100.00%) Developer
2 30 (52.63%) HTML CSS Developer
2 30 (52.63%) HTML Developer
3 29 (50.88%) JavaScript Developer
4 28 (49.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 16 (28.07%) Junior
5 16 (28.07%) Junior Developer
5 16 (28.07%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 16 (28.07%) Junior JavaScript Developer
6 14 (24.56%) .NET Developer
6 14 (24.56%) SQL Developer
7 12 (21.05%) Applications Developer
8 6 (10.53%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 5 (8.77%) Java Developer
9 5 (8.77%) VB Developer
9 5 (8.77%) VB.NET Developer
9 5 (8.77%) VB6 Developer
10 3 (5.26%) PHP Developer
10 3 (5.26%) Senior Developer
10 3 (5.26%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (96.49%) CSS
1 55 (96.49%) HTML
2 32 (56.14%) HTML5
3 28 (49.12%) jQuery
4 22 (38.60%) .NET
4 22 (38.60%) REST
5 20 (35.09%) AngularJS
6 17 (29.82%) Symfony
7 16 (28.07%) CSS3
7 16 (28.07%) Django
7 16 (28.07%) Sass
7 16 (28.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 12 (21.05%) Express
8 12 (21.05%) Node.js
8 12 (21.05%) Pug
8 12 (21.05%) Smarty
9 6 (10.53%) SOAP
9 6 (10.53%) Web Services
9 6 (10.53%) XML
10 3 (5.26%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.07%) Graphic Design
1 16 (28.07%) Social Media
2 3 (5.26%) CMDB
3 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.07%) Android
1 16 (28.07%) Apple iOS
2 12 (21.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
1 18 (31.58%) Open Source
1 18 (31.58%) Scrum
2 17 (29.82%) E-Commerce
3 16 (28.07%) Front End Development
3 16 (28.07%) Internet Marketing
3 16 (28.07%) SEO
3 16 (28.07%) Web Design
4 15 (26.32%) MVC
5 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (24.56%) Change Management
6 12 (21.05%) Data Security
7 5 (8.77%) SDLC
8 4 (7.02%) ITIL
8 4 (7.02%) ITIL V3
8 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2
8 4 (7.02%) Project Management
9 3 (5.26%) Asset Management
9 3 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) Ruby
2 37 (64.91%) JavaScript
2 37 (64.91%) SQL
3 33 (57.89%) PHP
4 19 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 16 (28.07%) C
6 14 (24.56%) VB
6 14 (24.56%) VB6
7 8 (14.04%) Java
8 2 (3.51%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (3.51%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (7.02%) ServiceNow
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.51%) Adobe