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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 97 100 111
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 23 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.27% 0.66% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.97% 1.38% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 21 10 2
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
774 724 766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 42.79% 47.79% 45.60%
Number of salaries quoted 731 649 653
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 30 January 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 25 (69.44%) C#
2 24 (66.67%) .NET
3 23 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (63.89%) Git (software)
4 20 (55.56%) TDD
5 19 (52.78%) RESTful
5 19 (52.78%) WCF
5 19 (52.78%) ASP.NET Web API
6 17 (47.22%) MVC
6 17 (47.22%) Python
7 16 (44.44%) Node.js
8 15 (41.67%) NoSQL
8 15 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (41.67%) BDD
8 15 (41.67%) Facebook
8 15 (41.67%) Web Application Development
8 15 (41.67%) ASP.NET
8 15 (41.67%) SQL Server
8 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
9 14 (38.89%) OO
10 13 (36.11%) PHP
11 11 (30.56%) HTML
11 11 (30.56%) Java
11 11 (30.56%) CSS
12 10 (27.78%) Apple
12 10 (27.78%) BBC
12 10 (27.78%) Sony
12 10 (27.78%) Yahoo!
12 10 (27.78%) Google
12 10 (27.78%) Social Media

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 16 (44.44%) Node.js
2 3 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (8.33%) Apache Solr
3 2 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.56%) JBoss
3 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.56%) Drupal
4 1 (2.78%) Apache
4 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (41.67%) NoSQL
1 15 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) MySQL
3 4 (11.11%) SQLite
4 3 (8.33%) Redis
4 3 (8.33%) Couchbase
5 2 (5.56%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 23 (63.89%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.11%) Xcode
3 3 (8.33%) Subversion
3 3 (8.33%) Ant
4 2 (5.56%) JUnit
4 2 (5.56%) Mercurial
4 2 (5.56%) Selenium
4 2 (5.56%) JIRA
5 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.78%) CruiseControl
5 1 (2.78%) Maven
General
1 7 (19.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Web Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Junior
3 4 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Junior Web Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Junior Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Perl Developer
3 4 (11.11%) iOS Developer
4 2 (5.56%) PHP Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Software Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (2.78%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Build Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (66.67%) .NET
2 19 (52.78%) RESTful
2 19 (52.78%) WCF
2 19 (52.78%) ASP.NET Web API
3 15 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 15 (41.67%) ASP.NET
4 11 (30.56%) HTML
4 11 (30.56%) CSS
5 7 (19.44%) jQuery
6 6 (16.67%) XML
6 6 (16.67%) JSON
6 6 (16.67%) CSS3
6 6 (16.67%) HTML5
6 6 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 5 (13.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (13.89%) .NET Framework
8 4 (11.11%) Cocoa
8 4 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (5.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) BBC
1 10 (27.78%) Social Media
2 9 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (11.11%) Open Source
3 4 (11.11%) User Experience
4 2 (5.56%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Linux
1 6 (16.67%) UNIX
2 4 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.56%) FreeBSD
4 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (55.56%) TDD
3 17 (47.22%) MVC
4 15 (41.67%) BDD
4 15 (41.67%) Web Application Development
5 14 (38.89%) OO
6 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 4 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 4 (11.11%) iOS Development
8 2 (5.56%) OOP
8 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
8 2 (5.56%) Content Management
8 2 (5.56%) Web Development
8 2 (5.56%) Scrum
8 2 (5.56%) SOA
8 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.78%) User Stories
9 1 (2.78%) DevOps
9 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 25 (69.44%) C#
2 17 (47.22%) Python
3 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 13 (36.11%) PHP
5 11 (30.56%) Java
6 6 (16.67%) SQL
7 5 (13.89%) Perl
8 4 (11.11%) Objective-C
9 2 (5.56%) C
9 2 (5.56%) C++
9 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
9 2 (5.56%) CoffeeScript
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Facebook
2 10 (27.78%) Apple
2 10 (27.78%) Sony
2 10 (27.78%) Yahoo!
2 10 (27.78%) Google
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