The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 82 111 121
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +10
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 41 23 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.10% 1.08% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.77% 2.67% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 41 23 10
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Ruby
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
859 863 972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 43.89% 40.52% 45.63%
Number of salaries quoted 778 740 901
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,350 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ruby across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Ruby
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ruby across the Birmingham region.

Ruby Salary Trend in Birmingham

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Ruby also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby.

1 72 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (79.01%) MVC
2 64 (79.01%) Git (software)
3 51 (62.96%) Node.js
3 51 (62.96%) TDD
4 49 (60.49%) .NET
5 47 (58.02%) SQL Server
5 47 (58.02%) C#
5 47 (58.02%) ASP.NET
5 47 (58.02%) Web Application Development
5 47 (58.02%) ASP.NET Web API
5 47 (58.02%) RESTful
5 47 (58.02%) ASP.NET MVC
5 47 (58.02%) BDD
5 47 (58.02%) NoSQL
5 47 (58.02%) WCF
6 29 (35.80%) OO
7 28 (34.57%) Python
8 26 (32.10%) BBC
8 26 (32.10%) Sony
8 26 (32.10%) Apple
8 26 (32.10%) Yahoo!
8 26 (32.10%) Google
8 26 (32.10%) Social Media
8 26 (32.10%) Facebook
9 25 (30.86%) Java
10 20 (24.69%) PHP
11 19 (23.46%) JavaScript
11 19 (23.46%) HTML
11 19 (23.46%) CSS

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Ruby also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 51 (62.96%) Node.js
2 17 (20.99%) WebSphere
2 17 (20.99%) WebLogic
2 17 (20.99%) JBoss
3 1 (1.23%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.88%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (58.02%) SQL Server
1 47 (58.02%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.47%) MySQL
3 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 64 (79.01%) Git (software)
2 18 (22.22%) Selenium
3 17 (20.99%) Ant
3 17 (20.99%) JUnit
3 17 (20.99%) JIRA
4 8 (9.88%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.47%) Hudson
6 1 (1.23%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (1.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 70 (86.42%) Developer
2 47 (58.02%) .NET Developer
3 21 (25.93%) Java Developer
4 17 (20.99%) Java Software Engineer
4 17 (20.99%) Software Engineer
5 8 (9.88%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (9.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (9.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Graduate
6 6 (7.41%) Junior
7 5 (6.17%) Junior .NET Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Junior Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.47%) Testing Engineer
10 1 (1.23%) Graduate Developer
10 1 (1.23%) PHP Developer
10 1 (1.23%) Test Engineer
10 1 (1.23%) Analyst
10 1 (1.23%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (60.49%) .NET
2 47 (58.02%) ASP.NET
2 47 (58.02%) WCF
2 47 (58.02%) ASP.NET MVC
2 47 (58.02%) RESTful
2 47 (58.02%) ASP.NET Web API
3 19 (23.46%) CSS
3 19 (23.46%) HTML
4 18 (22.22%) XML
4 18 (22.22%) HTML5
4 18 (22.22%) CSS3
5 17 (20.99%) PhoneGap
5 17 (20.99%) jQuery
5 17 (20.99%) AngularJS
5 17 (20.99%) JSON
6 5 (6.17%) .NET Framework
7 4 (4.94%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (2.47%) Ajax
8 2 (2.47%) Symfony
9 1 (1.23%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 26 (32.10%) BBC
1 26 (32.10%) Social Media
2 6 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.35%) Linux
2 9 (11.11%) Windows
3 8 (9.88%) Ubuntu
3 8 (9.88%) CentOS
3 8 (9.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (79.01%) MVC
3 51 (62.96%) TDD
4 47 (58.02%) BDD
4 47 (58.02%) Web Application Development
5 29 (35.80%) OO
6 18 (22.22%) SOA
6 18 (22.22%) OOP
6 18 (22.22%) Web Development
6 18 (22.22%) Open Source
7 17 (20.99%) Software Engineering
7 17 (20.99%) Mobile Development
8 16 (19.75%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (9.88%) DevOps
11 4 (4.94%) User Stories
11 4 (4.94%) Refactoring
11 4 (4.94%) Pair Programming
11 4 (4.94%) E-Commerce
12 3 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (58.02%) C#
2 28 (34.57%) Python
3 25 (30.86%) Java
4 20 (24.69%) PHP
5 19 (23.46%) JavaScript
6 9 (11.11%) Perl
7 8 (9.88%) PowerShell
8 5 (6.17%) VB
8 5 (6.17%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.23%) SQL
9 1 (1.23%) C++
9 1 (1.23%) SPARQL
9 1 (1.23%) PHP5
9 1 (1.23%) PHP4
9 1 (1.23%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.47%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) ISEB
2 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (9.88%) Puppet
1 8 (9.88%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (9.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 26 (32.10%) Apple
1 26 (32.10%) Sony
1 26 (32.10%) Yahoo!
1 26 (32.10%) Google
1 26 (32.10%) Facebook
2 2 (2.47%) Zend
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: Circa £30,000 (dependent on experience)
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago