Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby on Rails (RoR)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 294 281 316
Rank change year-on-year -13 +35 -13
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 21 34 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.33% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.58% 0.91% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 21 34 11
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,750 £28,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £42,500 £49,000 £47,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +9.38% -4.00%

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 3,606 3,720 3,783
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 36.55% 36.10% 34.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2,973 3,240 3,336
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,150 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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
Shropshire +18 13 £37,500 -11.76%
Warwickshire - 5 £27,500 -
Birmingham +10 3 £30,000 -20.00%
Ruby on Rails
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 21 (100.00%) Ruby
2 19 (90.48%) HTML
2 19 (90.48%) CSS
3 17 (80.95%) SQL
4 13 (61.90%) .NET
4 13 (61.90%) HTML5
5 12 (57.14%) MySQL
5 12 (57.14%) VB.NET
6 11 (52.38%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (47.62%) E-Commerce
7 10 (47.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (47.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (47.62%) Retail
7 10 (47.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (38.10%) jQuery
8 8 (38.10%) Android
8 8 (38.10%) Apple iOS
8 8 (38.10%) CSS3
8 8 (38.10%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (38.10%) C
8 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
8 8 (38.10%) PHP
8 8 (38.10%) Electronics
9 6 (28.57%) VB6
9 6 (28.57%) Change Management
9 6 (28.57%) VB
10 5 (23.81%) Photoshop
10 5 (23.81%) SEO
10 5 (23.81%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (23.81%) Web Design

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 5 (23.81%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (23.81%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) MySQL
2 10 (47.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 10 (47.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (47.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (38.10%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 3 (14.29%) Mocha
General
1 10 (47.62%) Retail
2 8 (38.10%) Electronics
3 5 (23.81%) Marketing
4 4 (19.05%) Games
5 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (47.62%) HTML CSS Developer
2 10 (47.62%) HTML Developer
3 8 (38.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (38.10%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 6 (28.57%) .NET Developer
5 6 (28.57%) SQL Developer
6 5 (23.81%) Junior
6 5 (23.81%) Junior Developer
6 5 (23.81%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (23.81%) Junior JavaScript Developer
6 5 (23.81%) VB Developer
6 5 (23.81%) VB.NET Developer
6 5 (23.81%) VB6 Developer
7 3 (14.29%) Applications Developer
8 2 (9.52%) Ruby Developer
8 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (90.48%) CSS
1 19 (90.48%) HTML
2 13 (61.90%) .NET
2 13 (61.90%) HTML5
3 8 (38.10%) CSS3
3 8 (38.10%) jQuery
4 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
4 5 (23.81%) Django
4 5 (23.81%) REST
4 5 (23.81%) Sass
4 5 (23.81%) Symfony
5 3 (14.29%) Express
5 3 (14.29%) Node.js
5 3 (14.29%) Pug
5 3 (14.29%) Smarty
5 3 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Graphic Design
1 5 (23.81%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Android
1 8 (38.10%) Apple iOS
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (47.62%) E-Commerce
3 6 (28.57%) Change Management
4 5 (23.81%) Front End Development
4 5 (23.81%) Internet Marketing
4 5 (23.81%) Open Source
4 5 (23.81%) SEO
4 5 (23.81%) Web Design
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) Data Security
5 3 (14.29%) MVC
5 3 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (4.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Ruby
2 17 (80.95%) SQL
3 12 (57.14%) VB.NET
4 8 (38.10%) C
4 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
4 8 (38.10%) PHP
5 6 (28.57%) VB
5 6 (28.57%) VB6
6 2 (9.52%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft