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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 85 107 121
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +14
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 43 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.12% 0.88% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.98% 2.21% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 43 15 7
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £28,300 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,405 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.68% +10.41%
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
864 770 961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 42.56% 39.67% 47.79%
Number of salaries quoted 769 685 872
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,200 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 28 July 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 79 (90.80%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (80.46%) MVC
2 70 (80.46%) Git (software)
3 56 (64.37%) Node.js
3 56 (64.37%) TDD
4 55 (63.22%) .NET
5 54 (62.07%) C#
6 51 (58.62%) SQL Server
6 51 (58.62%) ASP.NET
6 51 (58.62%) BDD
6 51 (58.62%) NoSQL
6 51 (58.62%) ASP.NET MVC
6 51 (58.62%) Web Application Development
6 51 (58.62%) ASP.NET Web API
6 51 (58.62%) WCF
6 51 (58.62%) RESTful
7 30 (34.48%) Java
8 29 (33.33%) OO
9 28 (32.18%) Python
10 26 (29.89%) BBC
10 26 (29.89%) Sony
10 26 (29.89%) Apple
10 26 (29.89%) Yahoo!
10 26 (29.89%) Google
10 26 (29.89%) Facebook
10 26 (29.89%) Social Media
11 25 (28.74%) PHP
12 23 (26.44%) JavaScript
13 22 (25.29%) HTML
13 22 (25.29%) CSS

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 56 (64.37%) Node.js
2 19 (21.84%) JBoss
2 19 (21.84%) WebLogic
2 19 (21.84%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.15%) nginx
3 1 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.15%) Drupal
3 1 (1.15%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.15%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.60%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (58.62%) SQL Server
1 51 (58.62%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.45%) MySQL
3 2 (2.30%) Redis
4 1 (1.15%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.15%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 70 (80.46%) Git (software)
2 20 (22.99%) Selenium
3 19 (21.84%) Ant
3 19 (21.84%) JUnit
3 19 (21.84%) JIRA
4 4 (4.60%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.30%) Hudson
6 1 (1.15%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (1.15%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (1.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 79 (90.80%) Developer
2 51 (58.62%) .NET Developer
3 24 (27.59%) Java Developer
4 19 (21.84%) Software Engineer
4 19 (21.84%) Java Software Engineer
5 10 (11.49%) Junior
5 10 (11.49%) Graduate
6 9 (10.34%) Junior .NET Developer
6 9 (10.34%) Junior Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (4.60%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (2.30%) PHP Developer
9 2 (2.30%) Testing Engineer
10 1 (1.15%) Application Development Manager
10 1 (1.15%) Perl Developer
10 1 (1.15%) Test Engineer
10 1 (1.15%) Applications Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (63.22%) .NET
2 51 (58.62%) ASP.NET
2 51 (58.62%) ASP.NET MVC
2 51 (58.62%) ASP.NET Web API
2 51 (58.62%) WCF
2 51 (58.62%) RESTful
3 22 (25.29%) HTML
3 22 (25.29%) CSS
4 20 (22.99%) HTML5
4 20 (22.99%) CSS3
4 20 (22.99%) AngularJS
4 20 (22.99%) XML
5 19 (21.84%) jQuery
5 19 (21.84%) JSON
5 19 (21.84%) PhoneGap
6 9 (10.34%) .NET Framework
7 5 (5.75%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (2.30%) Ajax
8 2 (2.30%) Symfony
8 2 (2.30%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (29.89%) BBC
1 26 (29.89%) Social Media
2 10 (11.49%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.20%) Linux
2 5 (5.75%) Windows
3 4 (4.60%) CentOS
3 4 (4.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (4.60%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.30%) UNIX
5 1 (1.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (90.80%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (80.46%) MVC
3 56 (64.37%) TDD
4 51 (58.62%) BDD
4 51 (58.62%) Web Application Development
5 29 (33.33%) OO
6 21 (24.14%) Open Source
7 20 (22.99%) Web Development
7 20 (22.99%) OOP
7 20 (22.99%) SOA
8 19 (21.84%) Software Engineering
8 19 (21.84%) Mobile Development
9 16 (18.39%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (8.05%) E-Commerce
11 5 (5.75%) Pair Programming
11 5 (5.75%) Refactoring
11 5 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (5.75%) User Stories
12 4 (4.60%) DevOps
13 3 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (62.07%) C#
2 30 (34.48%) Java
3 28 (32.18%) Python
4 25 (28.74%) PHP
5 23 (26.44%) JavaScript
6 9 (10.34%) VB
6 9 (10.34%) VB.NET
7 7 (8.05%) Perl
8 4 (4.60%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.30%) SQL
9 2 (2.30%) C
9 2 (2.30%) C++
10 1 (1.15%) PHP5
10 1 (1.15%) PHP4
10 1 (1.15%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.30%) Degree
2 1 (1.15%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.15%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (5.75%) Puppet
2 4 (4.60%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.60%) Ansible
Vendors
1 26 (29.89%) Sony
1 26 (29.89%) Apple
1 26 (29.89%) Yahoo!
1 26 (29.89%) Google
1 26 (29.89%) Facebook
2 2 (2.30%) Zend
3 1 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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