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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 85 106 112
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +6
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 42 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.06% 0.73% 0.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.77% 1.90% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 42 12 10
Average salary £45,000 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.09% +1.11%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
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
881 738 897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 43.21% 38.64% 47.31%
Number of salaries quoted 782 660 813
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3 July 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 73 (93.59%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (87.18%) MVC
2 68 (87.18%) Git (software)
3 52 (66.67%) Node.js
3 52 (66.67%) TDD
4 51 (65.38%) C#
5 50 (64.10%) .NET
6 48 (61.54%) SQL Server
6 48 (61.54%) ASP.NET
6 48 (61.54%) Web Application Development
6 48 (61.54%) ASP.NET Web API
6 48 (61.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 48 (61.54%) RESTful
6 48 (61.54%) BDD
6 48 (61.54%) NoSQL
6 48 (61.54%) WCF
7 27 (34.62%) OO
7 27 (34.62%) Java
8 25 (32.05%) PHP
8 25 (32.05%) Apple
8 25 (32.05%) Yahoo!
8 25 (32.05%) Google
8 25 (32.05%) BBC
8 25 (32.05%) Sony
8 25 (32.05%) Social Media
8 25 (32.05%) Facebook
9 24 (30.77%) Python
10 23 (29.49%) JavaScript
11 22 (28.21%) HTML
11 22 (28.21%) CSS

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 52 (66.67%) Node.js
2 20 (25.64%) WebLogic
2 20 (25.64%) JBoss
2 20 (25.64%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.28%) Drupal
3 1 (1.28%) nginx
3 1 (1.28%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.28%) Apache
3 1 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (61.54%) SQL Server
1 48 (61.54%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.56%) Redis
2 2 (2.56%) MySQL
3 1 (1.28%) Couchbase
3 1 (1.28%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 68 (87.18%) Git (software)
2 21 (26.92%) Selenium
3 20 (25.64%) Ant
3 20 (25.64%) JUnit
3 20 (25.64%) JIRA
4 1 (1.28%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.28%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (1.28%) Finance
Job Titles
1 75 (96.15%) Developer
2 48 (61.54%) .NET Developer
3 24 (30.77%) Java Developer
4 20 (25.64%) Java Software Engineer
4 20 (25.64%) Software Engineer
5 10 (12.82%) Graduate
6 9 (11.54%) Junior
6 9 (11.54%) Junior Developer
6 9 (11.54%) Junior .NET Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Senior Developer
8 1 (1.28%) Analyst
8 1 (1.28%) Test Analyst
8 1 (1.28%) Development Manager
8 1 (1.28%) Test Engineer
8 1 (1.28%) Perl Developer
8 1 (1.28%) PHP Developer
8 1 (1.28%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (1.28%) Applications Development Manager
8 1 (1.28%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (64.10%) .NET
2 48 (61.54%) ASP.NET
2 48 (61.54%) WCF
2 48 (61.54%) RESTful
2 48 (61.54%) ASP.NET MVC
2 48 (61.54%) ASP.NET Web API
3 22 (28.21%) CSS
3 22 (28.21%) HTML
4 21 (26.92%) XML
4 21 (26.92%) AngularJS
5 20 (25.64%) CSS3
5 20 (25.64%) PhoneGap
5 20 (25.64%) HTML5
5 20 (25.64%) JSON
5 20 (25.64%) jQuery
6 9 (11.54%) .NET Framework
7 4 (5.13%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (2.56%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (1.28%) WML
9 1 (1.28%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (32.05%) BBC
1 25 (32.05%) Social Media
2 10 (12.82%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.13%) Linux
2 2 (2.56%) UNIX
3 1 (1.28%) Windows
3 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.28%) CentOS
3 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (93.59%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (87.18%) MVC
3 52 (66.67%) TDD
4 48 (61.54%) BDD
4 48 (61.54%) Web Application Development
5 27 (34.62%) OO
6 21 (26.92%) OOP
6 21 (26.92%) Web Development
6 21 (26.92%) Open Source
7 20 (25.64%) Software Engineering
7 20 (25.64%) Mobile Development
7 20 (25.64%) SOA
8 14 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (7.69%) E-Commerce
10 4 (5.13%) Refactoring
10 4 (5.13%) Pair Programming
10 4 (5.13%) User Stories
11 2 (2.56%) OO PHP
12 1 (1.28%) DevOps
12 1 (1.28%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (65.38%) C#
2 27 (34.62%) Java
3 25 (32.05%) PHP
4 24 (30.77%) Python
5 23 (29.49%) JavaScript
6 9 (11.54%) VB
6 9 (11.54%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.85%) Perl
8 1 (1.28%) C++
8 1 (1.28%) SQL
8 1 (1.28%) PHP5
8 1 (1.28%) PHP4
8 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.28%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) Puppet
2 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.28%) Ansible
Vendors
1 25 (32.05%) Sony
1 25 (32.05%) Yahoo!
1 25 (32.05%) Google
1 25 (32.05%) Apple
1 25 (32.05%) Facebook
2 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.28%) Zend
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