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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 84 109 106
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -3
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 45 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.49% 0.44% 0.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.56% 1.09% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 45 8 8
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +16.43%
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
810 736 742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 44.88% 40.73% 42.50%
Number of salaries quoted 720 647 636
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 24 April 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 55 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (83.08%) Git (software)
3 48 (73.85%) MVC
4 44 (67.69%) .NET
5 43 (66.15%) C#
6 42 (64.62%) TDD
7 39 (60.00%) RESTful
7 39 (60.00%) WCF
7 39 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 38 (58.46%) Node.js
9 35 (53.85%) Web Application Development
9 35 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 35 (53.85%) BDD
9 35 (53.85%) NoSQL
9 35 (53.85%) SQL Server
9 35 (53.85%) ASP.NET
10 27 (41.54%) OO
11 25 (38.46%) Python
12 23 (35.38%) PHP
13 22 (33.85%) JavaScript
13 22 (33.85%) Apple
13 22 (33.85%) Yahoo!
13 22 (33.85%) Google
13 22 (33.85%) BBC
13 22 (33.85%) Sony
13 22 (33.85%) Social Media
13 22 (33.85%) Facebook
14 20 (30.77%) Java
15 18 (27.69%) XML
15 18 (27.69%) AngularJS

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 38 (58.46%) Node.js
2 13 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 13 (20.00%) JBoss
2 13 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 4 (6.15%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (6.15%) Apache Solr
4 3 (4.62%) Drupal
5 1 (1.54%) nginx
5 1 (1.54%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (53.85%) NoSQL
1 35 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.77%) MySQL
3 5 (7.69%) Redis
4 4 (6.15%) Couchbase
4 4 (6.15%) SQLite
5 2 (3.08%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.54%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 54 (83.08%) Git (software)
2 13 (20.00%) JIRA
2 13 (20.00%) Selenium
2 13 (20.00%) Ant
2 13 (20.00%) JUnit
3 4 (6.15%) Xcode
3 4 (6.15%) CocoaPods
4 2 (3.08%) Subversion
4 2 (3.08%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.54%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 2 (3.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 64 (98.46%) Developer
2 35 (53.85%) .NET Developer
3 16 (24.62%) Java Developer
4 13 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 13 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 10 (15.38%) Graduate
6 9 (13.85%) Junior
6 9 (13.85%) Junior Developer
6 9 (13.85%) Junior .NET Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Perl Developer
8 4 (6.15%) iOS Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.62%) PHP Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Senior Java Developer
10 1 (1.54%) Development Manager
10 1 (1.54%) Graduate Developer
10 1 (1.54%) Applications Development Manager
10 1 (1.54%) Applications Manager
10 1 (1.54%) Application Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (67.69%) .NET
2 39 (60.00%) WCF
2 39 (60.00%) RESTful
2 39 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 35 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
3 35 (53.85%) ASP.NET
4 18 (27.69%) XML
4 18 (27.69%) AngularJS
5 17 (26.15%) CSS
5 17 (26.15%) HTML
5 17 (26.15%) JSON
6 13 (20.00%) CSS3
6 13 (20.00%) PhoneGap
6 13 (20.00%) HTML5
6 13 (20.00%) jQuery
7 9 (13.85%) .NET Framework
8 5 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (6.15%) Cocoa
10 3 (4.62%) Ruby on Rails
11 2 (3.08%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (33.85%) BBC
1 22 (33.85%) Social Media
2 16 (24.62%) Open Source
3 10 (15.38%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.15%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.08%) Derivative
6 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.85%) Linux
2 8 (12.31%) UNIX
3 4 (6.15%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.08%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (73.85%) MVC
3 42 (64.62%) TDD
4 35 (53.85%) BDD
4 35 (53.85%) Web Application Development
5 27 (41.54%) OO
6 17 (26.15%) Mobile Development
7 14 (21.54%) OOP
7 14 (21.54%) Web Development
8 13 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 13 (20.00%) SOA
9 8 (12.31%) E-Commerce
10 4 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (6.15%) iOS Development
10 4 (6.15%) Unit Testing
10 4 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (4.62%) User Stories
11 3 (4.62%) Refactoring
11 3 (4.62%) Pair Programming
11 3 (4.62%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (66.15%) C#
2 25 (38.46%) Python
3 23 (35.38%) PHP
4 22 (33.85%) JavaScript
5 20 (30.77%) Java
6 9 (13.85%) VB
6 9 (13.85%) VB.NET
7 7 (10.77%) SQL
8 6 (9.23%) Perl
9 4 (6.15%) Objective-C
10 3 (4.62%) C
10 3 (4.62%) C++
11 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.54%) PHP5
12 1 (1.54%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 1 (1.54%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (33.85%) Sony
1 22 (33.85%) Yahoo!
1 22 (33.85%) Google
1 22 (33.85%) Apple
1 22 (33.85%) Facebook
2 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.54%) Zend
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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