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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 116 94 109
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +15
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 20 25 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.85% 1.20% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.07% 2.63% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 19 25 2
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -44.68%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
966 952 740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 41.19% 45.84% 43.66%
Number of salaries quoted 843 877 631
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 2 October 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 24 (70.59%) C#
2 23 (67.65%) .NET
3 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 16 (47.06%) Java
5 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET
5 14 (41.18%) TDD
5 14 (41.18%) .NET Framework
5 14 (41.18%) MVC
5 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (38.24%) RESTful
6 13 (38.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 13 (38.24%) Node.js
6 13 (38.24%) BDD
6 13 (38.24%) NoSQL
6 13 (38.24%) Facebook
6 13 (38.24%) WCF
6 13 (38.24%) Web Application Development
6 13 (38.24%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (38.24%) ASP.NET Web API
6 13 (38.24%) Advertising
6 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
7 12 (35.29%) PHP
8 11 (32.35%) Python
9 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
9 10 (29.41%) HTML
10 9 (26.47%) CSS
11 8 (23.53%) Ruby on Rails
12 7 (20.59%) OO
12 7 (20.59%) jQuery

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (38.24%) Node.js
2 4 (11.76%) Apache
2 4 (11.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Office
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
1 13 (38.24%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.94%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 17 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.88%) Ant
2 2 (5.88%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.88%) CruiseControl
2 2 (5.88%) Subversion
2 2 (5.88%) Maven
2 2 (5.88%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (38.24%) Advertising
2 2 (5.88%) German Language
3 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (76.47%) Developer
2 11 (32.35%) .NET Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Junior Web Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Web Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Junior
3 4 (11.76%) Junior Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Server Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Build Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Resourcer
4 2 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) .NET Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Head of Development
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Applications Support
5 1 (2.94%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (67.65%) .NET
2 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET
2 14 (41.18%) .NET Framework
2 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (38.24%) RESTful
3 13 (38.24%) WCF
3 13 (38.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 13 (38.24%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (29.41%) HTML
5 9 (26.47%) CSS
6 8 (23.53%) Ruby on Rails
7 7 (20.59%) jQuery
8 5 (14.71%) HTML5
9 4 (11.76%) Symfony
9 4 (11.76%) J2EE
9 4 (11.76%) CSS3
10 2 (5.88%) JSP
10 2 (5.88%) JSTL
10 2 (5.88%) Haml
11 1 (2.94%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (14.71%) User Experience
3 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.88%) Blog
4 2 (5.88%) Social Media
5 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.94%) Open Source
5 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
1 3 (8.82%) Linux
1 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.88%) Android
2 2 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (41.18%) TDD
2 14 (41.18%) MVC
3 13 (38.24%) BDD
3 13 (38.24%) Web Application Development
4 7 (20.59%) OO
5 3 (8.82%) CRM
5 3 (8.82%) Web Development
6 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.88%) Project Management
6 2 (5.88%) OOP
6 2 (5.88%) Android Development
6 2 (5.88%) iOS Development
6 2 (5.88%) DevOps
7 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.94%) Cyber Security
7 1 (2.94%) Change Management
7 1 (2.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (70.59%) C#
2 16 (47.06%) Java
3 12 (35.29%) PHP
4 11 (32.35%) Python
5 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
6 6 (17.65%) Perl
7 4 (11.76%) PHP5
8 2 (5.88%) CoffeeScript
8 2 (5.88%) C++
8 2 (5.88%) C
9 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Facebook
2 4 (11.76%) Zend
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.88%) JBoss
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle
5 1 (2.94%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.94%) SAP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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