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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 83 104 107
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +3
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 35 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.01% 0.43% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.51% 0.98% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 35 7 5
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,600 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,400 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +9.33%
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
776 713 688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 44.62% 43.69% 40.95%
Number of salaries quoted 696 640 578
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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 27 March 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 42 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
1 42 (82.35%) Git (software)
2 36 (70.59%) MVC
3 35 (68.63%) .NET
4 34 (66.67%) C#
5 32 (62.75%) TDD
6 30 (58.82%) RESTful
6 30 (58.82%) WCF
6 30 (58.82%) ASP.NET Web API
7 28 (54.90%) Node.js
8 26 (50.98%) NoSQL
8 26 (50.98%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (50.98%) BDD
8 26 (50.98%) Web Application Development
8 26 (50.98%) SQL Server
8 26 (50.98%) ASP.NET
9 22 (43.14%) OO
9 22 (43.14%) Python
10 19 (37.25%) PHP
11 18 (35.29%) JavaScript
11 18 (35.29%) Apple
11 18 (35.29%) Yahoo!
11 18 (35.29%) Google
11 18 (35.29%) BBC
11 18 (35.29%) Sony
11 18 (35.29%) Facebook
11 18 (35.29%) Social Media
12 16 (31.37%) Java
13 15 (29.41%) AngularJS
14 14 (27.45%) JSON

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 28 (54.90%) Node.js
2 10 (19.61%) WebLogic
2 10 (19.61%) JBoss
2 10 (19.61%) WebSphere
3 4 (7.84%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (7.84%) Apache Solr
4 3 (5.88%) Drupal
5 1 (1.96%) nginx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (50.98%) NoSQL
1 26 (50.98%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.76%) MySQL
3 5 (9.80%) Redis
4 4 (7.84%) Couchbase
4 4 (7.84%) SQLite
5 2 (3.92%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.96%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 42 (82.35%) Git (software)
2 10 (19.61%) JIRA
2 10 (19.61%) Selenium
2 10 (19.61%) Ant
2 10 (19.61%) JUnit
3 4 (7.84%) Xcode
4 2 (3.92%) Subversion
4 2 (3.92%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.96%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 2 (3.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 50 (98.04%) Developer
2 26 (50.98%) .NET Developer
3 12 (23.53%) Java Developer
4 10 (19.61%) Software Engineer
4 10 (19.61%) Java Software Engineer
5 8 (15.69%) Junior Developer
5 8 (15.69%) Graduate
5 8 (15.69%) Junior
5 8 (15.69%) Junior .NET Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Perl Developer
7 4 (7.84%) iOS Developer
8 3 (5.88%) PHP Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Senior Developer
10 1 (1.96%) Applications Development Manager
10 1 (1.96%) Applications Manager
10 1 (1.96%) Application Development Manager
10 1 (1.96%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (68.63%) .NET
2 30 (58.82%) RESTful
2 30 (58.82%) WCF
2 30 (58.82%) ASP.NET Web API
3 26 (50.98%) ASP.NET MVC
3 26 (50.98%) ASP.NET
4 15 (29.41%) AngularJS
5 14 (27.45%) XML
5 14 (27.45%) JSON
6 13 (25.49%) CSS
6 13 (25.49%) HTML
7 10 (19.61%) jQuery
7 10 (19.61%) HTML5
7 10 (19.61%) CSS3
7 10 (19.61%) PhoneGap
8 8 (15.69%) .NET Framework
9 5 (9.80%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (7.84%) Cocoa
11 2 (3.92%) Ruby on Rails
11 2 (3.92%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (35.29%) BBC
1 18 (35.29%) Social Media
2 13 (25.49%) Open Source
3 8 (15.69%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.92%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) UNIX
1 8 (15.69%) Linux
2 4 (7.84%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.92%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (70.59%) MVC
3 32 (62.75%) TDD
4 26 (50.98%) BDD
4 26 (50.98%) Web Application Development
5 22 (43.14%) OO
6 10 (19.61%) SOA
6 10 (19.61%) OOP
6 10 (19.61%) Software Engineering
6 10 (19.61%) Web Development
7 7 (13.73%) E-Commerce
8 4 (7.84%) Unit Testing
8 4 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.84%) iOS Development
9 3 (5.88%) Content Management
10 2 (3.92%) Refactoring
10 2 (3.92%) User Stories
10 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
10 2 (3.92%) Pair Programming
10 2 (3.92%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 34 (66.67%) C#
2 22 (43.14%) Python
3 19 (37.25%) PHP
4 18 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 16 (31.37%) Java
6 8 (15.69%) VB
6 8 (15.69%) VB.NET
7 7 (13.73%) SQL
8 6 (11.76%) Perl
9 4 (7.84%) Objective-C
10 3 (5.88%) C
10 3 (5.88%) C++
11 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (35.29%) Sony
1 18 (35.29%) Yahoo!
1 18 (35.29%) Google
1 18 (35.29%) Facebook
1 18 (35.29%) Apple
2 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
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