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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 94 96 104
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 34 29 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.64% 1.60% 0.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.21% 3.70% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 34 27 8
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £37,300
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
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
808 784 715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 39.07% 43.34% 47.70%
Number of salaries quoted 715 730 641
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 12 February 2016.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (69.62%) C#
2 54 (68.35%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (58.23%) Git (software)
4 45 (56.96%) MVC
4 45 (56.96%) ASP.NET
4 45 (56.96%) .NET
5 42 (53.16%) SQL Server
5 42 (53.16%) ASP.NET MVC
5 42 (53.16%) Web Application Development
6 38 (48.10%) TDD
7 37 (46.84%) Java
7 37 (46.84%) BDD
8 36 (45.57%) RESTful
9 35 (44.30%) Node.js
10 34 (43.04%) NoSQL
10 34 (43.04%) ASP.NET Web API
10 34 (43.04%) SQL Server 2014
10 34 (43.04%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 34 (43.04%) WCF
11 32 (40.51%) JavaScript
11 32 (40.51%) Python
12 29 (36.71%) Google
13 27 (34.18%) OO
14 23 (29.11%) BBC
14 23 (29.11%) Sony
14 23 (29.11%) Apple
14 23 (29.11%) Yahoo!
14 23 (29.11%) Facebook
14 23 (29.11%) Social Media
15 19 (24.05%) .NET Framework

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 35 (44.30%) Node.js
2 8 (10.13%) Umbraco
3 6 (7.59%) Confluence
4 2 (2.53%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.53%) JBoss
4 2 (2.53%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.53%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.59%) Office 365
2 4 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.80%) SaaS
4 2 (2.53%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.53%) DigitalOcean
4 2 (2.53%) Heroku
4 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (53.16%) SQL Server
2 34 (43.04%) NoSQL
2 34 (43.04%) SQL Server 2014
3 12 (15.19%) Relational Database
4 8 (10.13%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 46 (58.23%) Git (software)
2 11 (13.92%) Jenkins
3 8 (10.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (10.13%) JIRA
3 8 (10.13%) Subversion
4 2 (2.53%) Ant
4 2 (2.53%) JUnit
4 2 (2.53%) Selenium
General
1 16 (20.25%) Games
2 4 (5.06%) Marketing
3 1 (1.27%) Banking
3 1 (1.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 55 (69.62%) Developer
2 43 (54.43%) .NET Developer
3 23 (29.11%) Social Media Developer
4 16 (20.25%) Junior
4 16 (20.25%) Software Developer
5 11 (13.92%) Junior Developer
5 11 (13.92%) Junior Software Developer
6 8 (10.13%) .NET Software Developer
6 8 (10.13%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (10.13%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (10.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (10.13%) C# Developer
6 8 (10.13%) C# Software Developer
6 8 (10.13%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (10.13%) Junior .NET Developer
6 8 (10.13%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (10.13%) Junior C# .NET Developer
6 8 (10.13%) Junior C# Developer
6 8 (10.13%) Junior SQL Developer
6 8 (10.13%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (56.96%) .NET
1 45 (56.96%) ASP.NET
2 42 (53.16%) ASP.NET MVC
3 36 (45.57%) RESTful
4 34 (43.04%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 34 (43.04%) ASP.NET Web API
4 34 (43.04%) WCF
5 19 (24.05%) .NET Framework
6 17 (21.52%) AngularJS
6 17 (21.52%) HTML
7 16 (20.25%) CSS
8 11 (13.92%) Entity Framework
8 11 (13.92%) KnockoutJS
8 11 (13.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 10 (12.66%) jQuery
9 10 (12.66%) PhoneGap
9 10 (12.66%) XML
10 8 (10.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 8 (10.13%) LESS
10 8 (10.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (29.11%) BBC
1 23 (29.11%) Social Media
2 3 (3.80%) Artificial Intelligence
2 3 (3.80%) Linked Data
2 3 (3.80%) Semantic Web
3 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.13%) Linux
2 6 (7.59%) Windows
3 3 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.80%) Solaris
4 2 (2.53%) CentOS
4 2 (2.53%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (68.35%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (56.96%) MVC
3 42 (53.16%) Web Application Development
4 38 (48.10%) TDD
5 37 (46.84%) BDD
6 27 (34.18%) OO
7 15 (18.99%) Configuration Management
8 14 (17.72%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (16.46%) Web Development
10 12 (15.19%) DevOps
11 11 (13.92%) Mobile Development
11 11 (13.92%) Release Management
12 8 (10.13%) Open Source
12 8 (10.13%) Unit Testing
13 7 (8.86%) Scrum
13 7 (8.86%) Software Delivery
14 6 (7.59%) GAP Analysis
14 6 (7.59%) Mentoring
14 6 (7.59%) TOGAF
14 6 (7.59%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 55 (69.62%) C#
2 37 (46.84%) Java
3 32 (40.51%) JavaScript
3 32 (40.51%) Python
4 19 (24.05%) PHP
5 13 (16.46%) SQL
6 10 (12.66%) C++
7 6 (7.59%) C
8 5 (6.33%) Perl
9 3 (3.80%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.80%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.53%) Go
10 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.53%) SPARQL
11 1 (1.27%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (2.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) Ansible
1 3 (3.80%) Puppet
2 2 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.53%) Terraform
Vendors
1 29 (36.71%) Google
2 23 (29.11%) Apple
2 23 (29.11%) Facebook
2 23 (29.11%) Sony
2 23 (29.11%) Yahoo!
3 9 (11.39%) Microsoft
4 8 (10.13%) Adobe
4 8 (10.13%) Oracle
5 6 (7.59%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.53%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.27%) BT
7 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.27%) VMware
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