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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 129 88 111
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +23
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 13 41 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.55% 1.94% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.35% 4.38% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 12 41 0
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
965 937 692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 41.12% 44.41% 41.69%
Number of salaries quoted 859 865 574
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 30 October 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 23 (71.88%) C#
2 21 (65.63%) .NET
3 17 (53.13%) Git (software)
4 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (43.75%) Java
6 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET
6 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
6 13 (40.63%) TDD
6 13 (40.63%) .NET Framework
6 13 (40.63%) MVC
6 13 (40.63%) Advertising
6 13 (40.63%) RESTful
6 13 (40.63%) WCF
6 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (40.63%) BDD
6 13 (40.63%) NoSQL
6 13 (40.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 13 (40.63%) Node.js
6 13 (40.63%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (40.63%) Facebook
6 13 (40.63%) Web Application Development
6 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (37.50%) PHP
8 10 (31.25%) Python
9 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
9 9 (28.13%) HTML
10 8 (25.00%) CSS
11 7 (21.88%) Ruby on Rails
12 6 (18.75%) Degree
12 6 (18.75%) jQuery

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 13 (40.63%) Node.js
2 4 (12.50%) Apache
2 4 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.25%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
1 13 (40.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (53.13%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.25%) Ant
2 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
2 2 (6.25%) CruiseControl
2 2 (6.25%) Subversion
2 2 (6.25%) Maven
2 2 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (40.63%) Advertising
2 2 (6.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 25 (78.13%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) .NET Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Junior Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Junior Web Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Junior
4 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
4 2 (6.25%) .NET Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Build Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Resourcer
4 2 (6.25%) Server Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Recruitment Resourcer
5 1 (3.13%) Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (65.63%) .NET
2 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET
2 13 (40.63%) .NET Framework
2 13 (40.63%) RESTful
2 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET MVC
2 13 (40.63%) WCF
2 13 (40.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (28.13%) HTML
4 8 (25.00%) CSS
5 7 (21.88%) Ruby on Rails
6 6 (18.75%) jQuery
7 5 (15.63%) HTML5
8 4 (12.50%) CSS3
8 4 (12.50%) Symfony
8 4 (12.50%) J2EE
9 2 (6.25%) JSP
9 2 (6.25%) JSTL
9 2 (6.25%) Haml
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (12.50%) User Experience
2 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.25%) Blog
3 2 (6.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
1 2 (6.25%) Solaris
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
1 2 (6.25%) Android
1 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) TDD
2 13 (40.63%) MVC
2 13 (40.63%) BDD
2 13 (40.63%) Web Application Development
3 6 (18.75%) OO
4 2 (6.25%) CRM
4 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.25%) Project Management
4 2 (6.25%) OOP
4 2 (6.25%) Android Development
4 2 (6.25%) iOS Development
4 2 (6.25%) DevOps
4 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.25%) Web Development
4 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.13%) OpenUP
5 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) C#
2 14 (43.75%) Java
3 12 (37.50%) PHP
4 10 (31.25%) Python
5 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
6 6 (18.75%) Perl
7 4 (12.50%) PHP5
8 2 (6.25%) CoffeeScript
8 2 (6.25%) C++
8 2 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Facebook
2 4 (12.50%) Zend
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft