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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 104 119 111
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 23 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.09% 0.42% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.73% 0.90% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 3
Average salary £48,750 £52,500 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -34.37%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
844 998 783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 39.87% 46.66% 45.66%
Number of salaries quoted 728 919 711
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,650
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 20 August 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 21 (67.74%) .NET
2 18 (58.06%) C#
3 15 (48.39%) Git (software)
4 14 (45.16%) Java
5 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET
5 12 (38.71%) MVC
5 12 (38.71%) Web Application Development
5 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (38.71%) TDD
5 12 (38.71%) .NET Framework
6 11 (35.48%) WCF
6 11 (35.48%) BDD
6 11 (35.48%) NoSQL
6 11 (35.48%) RESTful
6 11 (35.48%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (35.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 11 (35.48%) Node.js
6 11 (35.48%) Facebook
6 11 (35.48%) Advertising
6 11 (35.48%) PHP
6 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
6 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (32.26%) Ruby on Rails
8 9 (29.03%) Python
9 8 (25.81%) Perl
10 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
10 7 (22.58%) HTML
10 7 (22.58%) Apache
10 7 (22.58%) OO
11 6 (19.35%) CSS

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 11 (35.48%) Node.js
2 7 (22.58%) Apache
3 4 (12.90%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.23%) CMS
4 1 (3.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) DHCP
2 1 (3.23%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
1 11 (35.48%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.45%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.23%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 15 (48.39%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.68%) Subversion
3 2 (6.45%) Maven
3 2 (6.45%) TeamCity
3 2 (6.45%) Ant
3 2 (6.45%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.45%) CruiseControl
3 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (35.48%) Advertising
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) German Language
4 1 (3.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) .NET Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Ruby Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
4 2 (6.45%) .NET Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Server Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Web Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Applications Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Build Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Resourcer
4 2 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Recruitment Resourcer
5 1 (3.23%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.23%) Lead Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (67.74%) .NET
2 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET
2 12 (38.71%) .NET Framework
2 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (35.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 11 (35.48%) WCF
3 11 (35.48%) RESTful
3 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (32.26%) Ruby on Rails
5 7 (22.58%) HTML
6 6 (19.35%) CSS
7 4 (12.90%) J2EE
7 4 (12.90%) Symfony
7 4 (12.90%) jQuery
8 2 (6.45%) JSTL
8 2 (6.45%) HTML5
8 2 (6.45%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (6.45%) JSP
9 1 (3.23%) Web Services
9 1 (3.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.68%) Open Source
4 2 (6.45%) Social Media
4 2 (6.45%) Blog
5 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.23%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.45%) UNIX
3 2 (6.45%) Solaris
3 2 (6.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) MVC
1 12 (38.71%) TDD
1 12 (38.71%) Web Application Development
2 11 (35.48%) BDD
3 7 (22.58%) OO
4 4 (12.90%) Web Development
5 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.68%) CRM
5 3 (9.68%) SOA
6 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.45%) Project Management
6 2 (6.45%) OOP
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.45%) Android Development
6 2 (6.45%) iOS Development
6 2 (6.45%) DevOps
6 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.23%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) C#
2 14 (45.16%) Java
3 11 (35.48%) PHP
4 9 (29.03%) Python
5 8 (25.81%) Perl
6 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
7 4 (12.90%) C++
7 4 (12.90%) PHP5
8 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
8 2 (6.45%) ActionScript
8 2 (6.45%) C
9 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Facebook
2 4 (12.90%) Zend
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.45%) JBoss
5 1 (3.23%) Sony
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle
5 1 (3.23%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.23%) SAP
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Salary: From £16,000 to £25,000 per annum plus performance bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago