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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 115 88 107
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +19
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 15 30 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.74% 1.64% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.81% 3.69% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 13 30 1
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -40.90%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
831 813 763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 41.14% 44.55% 45.77%
Number of salaries quoted 784 731 650
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 December 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 28 (77.78%) .NET
2 27 (75.00%) C#
3 23 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (63.89%) Git (software)
4 21 (58.33%) TDD
4 21 (58.33%) WCF
4 21 (58.33%) RESTful
4 21 (58.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 17 (47.22%) SQL Server
5 17 (47.22%) ASP.NET
5 17 (47.22%) MVC
5 17 (47.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (47.22%) BDD
5 17 (47.22%) NoSQL
5 17 (47.22%) Node.js
5 17 (47.22%) Facebook
5 17 (47.22%) Web Application Development
6 15 (41.67%) Python
6 15 (41.67%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (36.11%) JavaScript
7 13 (36.11%) Advertising
8 11 (30.56%) PHP
8 11 (30.56%) .NET Framework
8 11 (30.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 10 (27.78%) OO
10 9 (25.00%) HTML
10 9 (25.00%) Java
10 9 (25.00%) CSS
11 6 (16.67%) Perl
11 6 (16.67%) Apple

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 17 (47.22%) Node.js
2 3 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (8.33%) Apache Solr
3 2 (5.56%) Apache
3 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.78%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (47.22%) NoSQL
1 17 (47.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) SQLite
2 4 (11.11%) MySQL
3 3 (8.33%) Redis
3 3 (8.33%) Couchbase
4 1 (2.78%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 23 (63.89%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.11%) Subversion
2 4 (11.11%) Xcode
3 2 (5.56%) CruiseControl
3 2 (5.56%) Ant
3 2 (5.56%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.56%) Maven
3 2 (5.56%) TeamCity
3 2 (5.56%) Mercurial
3 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (36.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (97.22%) Developer
2 16 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Junior Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Perl Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Web Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Junior
3 4 (11.11%) Junior Web Developer
3 4 (11.11%) iOS Developer
4 2 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Build Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Java Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Architect
5 1 (2.78%) PHP Developer
5 1 (2.78%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (77.78%) .NET
2 21 (58.33%) WCF
2 21 (58.33%) RESTful
2 21 (58.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 17 (47.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 17 (47.22%) ASP.NET
4 11 (30.56%) .NET Framework
4 11 (30.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 9 (25.00%) HTML
5 9 (25.00%) CSS
6 6 (16.67%) jQuery
7 4 (11.11%) JSON
7 4 (11.11%) HTML5
7 4 (11.11%) XML
7 4 (11.11%) Cocoa
7 4 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (11.11%) CSS3
7 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
8 3 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (5.56%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (41.67%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (16.67%) BBC
2 6 (16.67%) Social Media
3 4 (11.11%) User Experience
4 1 (2.78%) Derivative
4 1 (2.78%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) UNIX
1 5 (13.89%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.56%) Windows
4 1 (2.78%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (58.33%) TDD
3 17 (47.22%) MVC
3 17 (47.22%) BDD
3 17 (47.22%) Web Application Development
4 10 (27.78%) OO
5 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (11.11%) iOS Development
6 4 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Project Management
7 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.56%) DevOps
7 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.78%) Scrum
8 1 (2.78%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (75.00%) C#
2 15 (41.67%) Python
3 13 (36.11%) JavaScript
4 11 (30.56%) PHP
5 9 (25.00%) Java
6 6 (16.67%) Perl
7 5 (13.89%) SQL
8 3 (8.33%) Objective-C
9 2 (5.56%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.78%) C
10 1 (2.78%) C++
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (47.22%) Facebook
2 6 (16.67%) Apple
2 6 (16.67%) Sony
2 6 (16.67%) Yahoo!
2 6 (16.67%) Google
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum PLUS Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Connect
Salary: Dependant on experience + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 27 days ago