The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 105 118 99
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -19
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 17 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.88% 0.35% 0.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.21% 0.73% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 7
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £41,405 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.41% -
Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
768 960 786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 39.57% 47.74% 46.67%
Number of salaries quoted 683 871 719
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £53,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Ruby
West Midlands

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 24 July 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 14 (56.00%) .NET
2 13 (52.00%) C#
3 12 (48.00%) Git (software)
4 10 (40.00%) Java
5 9 (36.00%) PHP
5 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
5 9 (36.00%) MVC
5 9 (36.00%) TDD
5 9 (36.00%) .NET Framework
5 9 (36.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (36.00%) Web Application Development
6 8 (32.00%) Facebook
6 8 (32.00%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (32.00%) BDD
6 8 (32.00%) NoSQL
6 8 (32.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 8 (32.00%) Node.js
6 8 (32.00%) RESTful
6 8 (32.00%) WCF
6 8 (32.00%) Advertising
6 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
7 7 (28.00%) OO
7 7 (28.00%) Python
8 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (24.00%) Perl
8 6 (24.00%) HTML
8 6 (24.00%) Magento
8 6 (24.00%) Degree

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 8 (32.00%) Node.js
2 5 (20.00%) Apache
3 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.00%) WordPress
4 1 (4.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
1 2 (8.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) DHCP
2 1 (4.00%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) NoSQL
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.00%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 12 (48.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) Subversion
2 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (32.00%) Advertising
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) German Language
4 1 (4.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Applications Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Server Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Ruby Developer
4 2 (8.00%) .NET Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Resourcer
5 1 (4.00%) Recruitment Resourcer
5 1 (4.00%) CSS Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Head of Development
5 1 (4.00%) Designer
5 1 (4.00%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (4.00%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) .NET
2 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (36.00%) .NET Framework
2 9 (36.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 8 (32.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 8 (32.00%) RESTful
3 8 (32.00%) WCF
4 6 (24.00%) HTML
5 5 (20.00%) CSS
6 4 (16.00%) Symfony
7 3 (12.00%) HTML5
7 3 (12.00%) jQuery
8 2 (8.00%) J2EE
8 2 (8.00%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (8.00%) CSS3
9 1 (4.00%) Sass
9 1 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (4.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (12.00%) Open Source
4 2 (8.00%) Blog
4 2 (8.00%) Social Media
5 1 (4.00%) Xbox
5 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (12.00%) Android
4 2 (8.00%) Solaris
4 2 (8.00%) UNIX
5 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) MVC
1 9 (36.00%) TDD
1 9 (36.00%) Web Application Development
2 8 (32.00%) BDD
3 7 (28.00%) OO
4 4 (16.00%) Web Development
5 3 (12.00%) CRM
5 3 (12.00%) SOA
6 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.00%) OOP
6 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.00%) Android Development
6 2 (8.00%) iOS Development
7 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (4.00%) Cyber Security
7 1 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.00%) Data Management
7 1 (4.00%) Content Management
7 1 (4.00%) User Experience Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) C#
2 10 (40.00%) Java
3 9 (36.00%) PHP
4 7 (28.00%) Python
5 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (24.00%) Perl
6 4 (16.00%) C++
6 4 (16.00%) PHP5
7 2 (8.00%) ActionScript
7 2 (8.00%) C
7 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
8 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Facebook
2 4 (16.00%) Zend
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.00%) JBoss
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle
5 1 (4.00%) SAP
5 1 (4.00%) Business Objects
5 1 (4.00%) Sony
5 1 (4.00%) Adobe
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago