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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 85 107 104
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -3
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 41 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.32% 0.38% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.22% 0.97% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 41 6 10
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
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
786 725 767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 44.41% 39.79% 45.38%
Number of salaries quoted 693 641 667
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 61 (84.72%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (81.94%) Git (software)
3 56 (77.78%) MVC
4 49 (68.06%) C#
5 47 (65.28%) .NET
6 46 (63.89%) TDD
7 45 (62.50%) Node.js
8 42 (58.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 42 (58.33%) RESTful
8 42 (58.33%) WCF
9 41 (56.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 41 (56.94%) Web Application Development
9 41 (56.94%) BDD
9 41 (56.94%) NoSQL
9 41 (56.94%) SQL Server
9 41 (56.94%) ASP.NET
10 26 (36.11%) OO
11 25 (34.72%) Python
11 25 (34.72%) PHP
12 24 (33.33%) JavaScript
12 24 (33.33%) Apple
12 24 (33.33%) BBC
12 24 (33.33%) Sony
12 24 (33.33%) Social Media
12 24 (33.33%) Yahoo!
12 24 (33.33%) Google
12 24 (33.33%) Facebook
13 23 (31.94%) Java
14 20 (27.78%) AngularJS
15 19 (26.39%) CSS

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 45 (62.50%) Node.js
2 15 (20.83%) WebSphere
2 15 (20.83%) JBoss
2 15 (20.83%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (5.56%) Apache Solr
4 3 (4.17%) Drupal
5 1 (1.39%) Apache
5 1 (1.39%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (56.94%) NoSQL
1 41 (56.94%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.72%) MySQL
3 5 (6.94%) Redis
4 4 (5.56%) Couchbase
5 2 (2.78%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.39%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.39%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 59 (81.94%) Git (software)
2 15 (20.83%) JIRA
2 15 (20.83%) Selenium
2 15 (20.83%) Ant
2 15 (20.83%) JUnit
3 2 (2.78%) Mercurial
3 2 (2.78%) Subversion
4 1 (1.39%) Xcode
4 1 (1.39%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.39%) CocoaPods
General
1 1 (1.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 70 (97.22%) Developer
2 41 (56.94%) .NET Developer
3 19 (26.39%) Java Developer
4 15 (20.83%) Java Software Engineer
4 15 (20.83%) Software Engineer
5 10 (13.89%) Graduate
6 9 (12.50%) Junior
6 9 (12.50%) Junior Developer
6 9 (12.50%) Junior .NET Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Perl Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.17%) PHP Developer
10 1 (1.39%) Development Manager
10 1 (1.39%) Applications Development Manager
10 1 (1.39%) Applications Manager
10 1 (1.39%) Linux Engineer
10 1 (1.39%) Graduate Developer
10 1 (1.39%) iOS Developer
10 1 (1.39%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (65.28%) .NET
2 42 (58.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 42 (58.33%) RESTful
2 42 (58.33%) WCF
3 41 (56.94%) ASP.NET MVC
3 41 (56.94%) ASP.NET
4 20 (27.78%) AngularJS
5 19 (26.39%) CSS
5 19 (26.39%) HTML
6 17 (23.61%) XML
7 16 (22.22%) JSON
8 15 (20.83%) jQuery
8 15 (20.83%) HTML5
8 15 (20.83%) CSS3
8 15 (20.83%) PhoneGap
9 9 (12.50%) .NET Framework
10 5 (6.94%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
12 2 (2.78%) LAMP
13 1 (1.39%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (33.33%) BBC
1 24 (33.33%) Social Media
2 18 (25.00%) Open Source
3 10 (13.89%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.78%) Derivative
5 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.89%) Linux
2 8 (11.11%) UNIX
3 2 (2.78%) FreeBSD
4 1 (1.39%) Windows
4 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.39%) CentOS
4 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (84.72%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (77.78%) MVC
3 46 (63.89%) TDD
4 41 (56.94%) Web Application Development
4 41 (56.94%) BDD
5 26 (36.11%) OO
6 16 (22.22%) OOP
6 16 (22.22%) Mobile Development
6 16 (22.22%) Web Development
7 15 (20.83%) SOA
7 15 (20.83%) Software Engineering
8 9 (12.50%) E-Commerce
9 8 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (5.56%) User Stories
10 4 (5.56%) Refactoring
10 4 (5.56%) Pair Programming
11 3 (4.17%) Content Management
12 2 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (2.78%) Scrum
12 2 (2.78%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (68.06%) C#
2 25 (34.72%) Python
2 25 (34.72%) PHP
3 24 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 23 (31.94%) Java
5 9 (12.50%) VB
5 9 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 7 (9.72%) Perl
7 4 (5.56%) SQL
8 3 (4.17%) C
8 3 (4.17%) C++
9 2 (2.78%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.78%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.39%) PHP5
10 1 (1.39%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 1 (1.39%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) Puppet
2 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.39%) Ansible
Vendors
1 24 (33.33%) Apple
1 24 (33.33%) Sony
1 24 (33.33%) Yahoo!
1 24 (33.33%) Google
1 24 (33.33%) Facebook
2 1 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.39%) Zend
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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