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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 90 97 105
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 32 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.80% 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.05% 0.58% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 32 4 5
Average salary £37,500 £31,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.11% -29.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,750 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +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
791 688 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 44.41% 46.05% 41.60%
Number of salaries quoted 723 622 575
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 4 March 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 31 (68.89%) Git (software)
2 30 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (66.67%) C#
3 27 (60.00%) .NET
4 25 (55.56%) MVC
5 23 (51.11%) TDD
5 23 (51.11%) Python
6 22 (48.89%) WCF
6 22 (48.89%) RESTful
6 22 (48.89%) ASP.NET Web API
7 21 (46.67%) JavaScript
8 20 (44.44%) PHP
9 19 (42.22%) Node.js
10 18 (40.00%) Web Application Development
10 18 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (40.00%) BDD
10 18 (40.00%) NoSQL
10 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
10 18 (40.00%) ASP.NET
10 18 (40.00%) OO
11 16 (35.56%) CSS
11 16 (35.56%) HTML
11 16 (35.56%) Java
12 14 (31.11%) Apple
12 14 (31.11%) Yahoo!
12 14 (31.11%) Google
12 14 (31.11%) BBC
12 14 (31.11%) Sony
12 14 (31.11%) Social Media
12 14 (31.11%) Facebook

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 19 (42.22%) Node.js
2 7 (15.56%) JBoss
2 7 (15.56%) WebLogic
2 7 (15.56%) WebSphere
3 4 (8.89%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (8.89%) Apache Solr
4 3 (6.67%) Drupal
5 1 (2.22%) nginx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.00%) NoSQL
1 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.33%) MySQL
3 5 (11.11%) Redis
4 4 (8.89%) SQLite
4 4 (8.89%) Couchbase
5 2 (4.44%) MariaDB
6 1 (2.22%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 31 (68.89%) Git (software)
2 7 (15.56%) Ant
2 7 (15.56%) JUnit
2 7 (15.56%) JIRA
2 7 (15.56%) Selenium
3 4 (8.89%) Xcode
4 2 (4.44%) Mercurial
4 2 (4.44%) Subversion
5 1 (2.22%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 2 (4.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 44 (97.78%) Developer
2 18 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (17.78%) Junior
3 8 (17.78%) Java Developer
3 8 (17.78%) Junior Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Java Software Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) Software Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Perl Developer
6 4 (8.89%) iOS Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Junior .NET Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Junior Web Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Web Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Graduate
7 3 (6.67%) PHP Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Development Manager
9 1 (2.22%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Application Development Manager
9 1 (2.22%) Applications Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (60.00%) .NET
2 22 (48.89%) WCF
2 22 (48.89%) RESTful
2 22 (48.89%) ASP.NET Web API
3 18 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 18 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 16 (35.56%) CSS
4 16 (35.56%) HTML
5 12 (26.67%) AngularJS
6 11 (24.44%) CSS3
6 11 (24.44%) HTML5
6 11 (24.44%) jQuery
6 11 (24.44%) JSON
6 11 (24.44%) XML
7 7 (15.56%) PhoneGap
8 5 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (8.89%) .NET Framework
9 4 (8.89%) Cocoa
10 3 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
11 2 (4.44%) Haml
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) BBC
1 14 (31.11%) Social Media
2 10 (22.22%) Open Source
3 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (8.89%) User Experience
3 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.44%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) UNIX
1 8 (17.78%) Linux
2 4 (8.89%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.44%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (55.56%) MVC
3 23 (51.11%) TDD
4 18 (40.00%) Web Application Development
4 18 (40.00%) BDD
4 18 (40.00%) OO
5 7 (15.56%) SOA
5 7 (15.56%) OOP
5 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
5 7 (15.56%) Web Development
6 6 (13.33%) E-Commerce
7 4 (8.89%) iOS Development
7 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
7 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.67%) Content Management
9 2 (4.44%) Scrum
9 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
10 1 (2.22%) Change Management
10 1 (2.22%) Pair Programming
10 1 (2.22%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 30 (66.67%) C#
2 23 (51.11%) Python
3 21 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 20 (44.44%) PHP
5 16 (35.56%) Java
6 7 (15.56%) SQL
7 6 (13.33%) Perl
8 4 (8.89%) Objective-C
8 4 (8.89%) VB
8 4 (8.89%) VB.NET
9 3 (6.67%) C++
9 3 (6.67%) C
10 2 (4.44%) CoffeeScript
10 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) VCP4
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Apple
1 14 (31.11%) Yahoo!
1 14 (31.11%) Google
1 14 (31.11%) Sony
1 14 (31.11%) Facebook
2 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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