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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 111 114 111
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 22 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.96% 0.70% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.32% 1.51% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 21 15 3
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -59.37%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
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
950 995 777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 41.67% 46.32% 44.55%
Number of salaries quoted 819 921 683
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £53,000
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 16 September 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (65.71%) C#
1 23 (65.71%) .NET
2 17 (48.57%) Java
2 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (48.57%) Git (software)
3 14 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 14 (40.00%) Web Application Development
3 14 (40.00%) TDD
3 14 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 14 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 14 (40.00%) MVC
4 13 (37.14%) Advertising
4 13 (37.14%) PHP
4 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
4 13 (37.14%) WCF
4 13 (37.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 13 (37.14%) Node.js
4 13 (37.14%) Facebook
4 13 (37.14%) BDD
4 13 (37.14%) NoSQL
4 13 (37.14%) RESTful
4 13 (37.14%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (37.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (31.43%) Python
6 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 10 (28.57%) HTML
6 10 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
7 9 (25.71%) CSS
8 7 (20.00%) OO
8 7 (20.00%) Perl

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (37.14%) Node.js
2 6 (17.14%) Apache
3 4 (11.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
1 2 (5.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) DHCP
2 1 (2.86%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
1 13 (37.14%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.86%) EDRMS
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (48.57%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.57%) Subversion
3 2 (5.71%) Ant
3 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.71%) CruiseControl
3 2 (5.71%) Maven
3 2 (5.71%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (37.14%) Advertising
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) German Language
Job Titles
1 27 (77.14%) Developer
2 11 (31.43%) .NET Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Web Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Junior Web Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Junior
4 3 (8.57%) Junior Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Server Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Build Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Resourcer
5 2 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) .NET Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (65.71%) .NET
2 14 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 14 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 14 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 13 (37.14%) WCF
3 13 (37.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 13 (37.14%) RESTful
3 13 (37.14%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (28.57%) HTML
4 10 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
5 9 (25.71%) CSS
6 6 (17.14%) jQuery
7 4 (11.43%) J2EE
7 4 (11.43%) HTML5
7 4 (11.43%) Symfony
8 3 (8.57%) CSS3
9 2 (5.71%) JSP
9 2 (5.71%) JSTL
10 1 (2.86%) Spring MVC
10 1 (2.86%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.43%) User Experience
3 2 (5.71%) Blog
3 2 (5.71%) Open Source
3 2 (5.71%) Social Media
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) Apple iOS
2 3 (8.57%) Windows
3 2 (5.71%) Solaris
3 2 (5.71%) UNIX
3 2 (5.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (40.00%) Web Application Development
2 14 (40.00%) TDD
2 14 (40.00%) MVC
3 13 (37.14%) BDD
4 7 (20.00%) OO
5 3 (8.57%) Web Development
5 3 (8.57%) CRM
6 2 (5.71%) OOP
6 2 (5.71%) SOA
6 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.71%) Project Management
6 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.71%) Android Development
6 2 (5.71%) iOS Development
6 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.71%) DevOps
7 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) C#
2 17 (48.57%) Java
3 13 (37.14%) PHP
4 11 (31.43%) Python
5 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 7 (20.00%) Perl
7 4 (11.43%) C++
7 4 (11.43%) PHP5
8 2 (5.71%) ActionScript
8 2 (5.71%) C
8 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.86%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Facebook
2 4 (11.43%) Zend
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.71%) JBoss
5 1 (2.86%) SAP
5 1 (2.86%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £18000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago