The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 135 153 142
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -11
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 97 58 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.72% 1.15% 1.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.00% 2.39% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 86 53 41
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,700 £29,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.46% +7.50%
Ruby
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2426 2428 2146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 43.14% 48.18% 50.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2092 2178 1840
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ruby across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Ruby
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ruby across the West Midlands region.

Ruby Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Ruby
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Ruby Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Ruby
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +8 34 £45,000 +20.00% 9
Warwickshire 0 29 £52,500 - 3
Worcestershire - 12 £42,500 - 1
Staffordshire +6 9 £52,500 +31.25% 3
Coventry -7 3 £44,000 +10.00% 1
Solihull +14 2 £46,250 +32.14% 1
Shropshire - 2 £36,250 - 1
Dudley - 1 £35,000 -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 136 (70.10%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (54.12%) Java
2 105 (54.12%) TDD
3 92 (47.42%) RESTful
3 92 (47.42%) C#
4 86 (44.33%) Git (software)
5 82 (42.27%) .NET
6 73 (37.63%) ASP.NET
7 72 (37.11%) SQL Server
8 70 (36.08%) Continuous Integration
8 70 (36.08%) BDD
9 69 (35.57%) MVC
10 66 (34.02%) ASP.NET MVC
11 65 (33.51%) Web Application Development
12 62 (31.96%) Node.js
13 61 (31.44%) Jenkins
13 61 (31.44%) SQL
14 60 (30.93%) NoSQL
15 57 (29.38%) ASP.NET Web API
15 57 (29.38%) SQL Server 2014
15 57 (29.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 53 (27.32%) WCF
17 51 (26.29%) Python
18 50 (25.77%) Scrum
19 48 (24.74%) OO
19 48 (24.74%) JavaScript
20 46 (23.71%) Hudson
21 45 (23.20%) Selenium
22 44 (22.68%) Software Engineering
22 44 (22.68%) MySQL

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 62 (31.96%) Node.js
2 37 (19.07%) JBoss
3 32 (16.49%) GlassFish
4 17 (8.76%) Confluence
5 8 (4.12%) Apache Spark
5 8 (4.12%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (4.12%) Umbraco
6 6 (3.09%) Apache
6 6 (3.09%) Apache Solr
7 4 (2.06%) IIS
7 4 (2.06%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.06%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.55%) CMS
8 3 (1.55%) nginx
9 2 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (1.03%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.03%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.03%) MS Office
2 1 (0.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.19%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.09%) Office 365
2 6 (3.09%) SaaS
3 3 (1.55%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.03%) Bluemix
4 2 (1.03%) DigitalOcean
4 2 (1.03%) Heroku
4 2 (1.03%) IaaS
4 2 (1.03%) PaaS
5 1 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.19%) Internet
2 9 (4.64%) HTTP
3 2 (1.03%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (37.11%) SQL Server
2 60 (30.93%) NoSQL
3 57 (29.38%) SQL Server 2014
4 44 (22.68%) MySQL
5 37 (19.07%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (8.25%) Relational Database
7 11 (5.67%) MongoDB
8 10 (5.15%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (5.15%) RDBMS
9 8 (4.12%) Apache Accumulo
9 8 (4.12%) Big Data
9 8 (4.12%) Hadoop
9 8 (4.12%) IBM InfoSphere
9 8 (4.12%) Neo4j
10 2 (1.03%) Riak
10 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 86 (44.33%) Git (software)
2 61 (31.44%) Jenkins
3 46 (23.71%) Hudson
4 45 (23.20%) Selenium
5 40 (20.62%) Cucumber
5 40 (20.62%) RSpec
5 40 (20.62%) WATIR
6 31 (15.98%) JIRA
7 17 (8.76%) Ant
8 15 (7.73%) Subversion
9 14 (7.22%) Mercurial
10 9 (4.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (4.12%) Maven
11 8 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (2.06%) AccuRev
12 4 (2.06%) CruiseControl
12 4 (2.06%) TeamCity
13 2 (1.03%) JUnit
13 2 (1.03%) SonarQube
13 2 (1.03%) WebDriver
General
1 32 (16.49%) Billing
2 23 (11.86%) Retail
3 17 (8.76%) Games
4 4 (2.06%) Marketing
5 3 (1.55%) Back Office
6 2 (1.03%) Automotive
6 2 (1.03%) Finance
6 2 (1.03%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.52%) Banking
7 1 (0.52%) Military
Job Titles
1 125 (64.43%) Developer
2 72 (37.11%) .NET Developer
3 32 (16.49%) Java Developer
4 31 (15.98%) Senior Developer
5 27 (13.92%) Senior Java Developer
6 26 (13.40%) Java Engineer
7 24 (12.37%) Agile Developer
7 24 (12.37%) Agile Java Developer
7 24 (12.37%) Senior Agile Developer
7 24 (12.37%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 24 (12.37%) Social Media Developer
8 23 (11.86%) Junior
9 22 (11.34%) Senior Java Engineer
9 22 (11.34%) Software Developer
10 17 (8.76%) Junior Developer
11 14 (7.22%) DevOps Engineer
12 12 (6.19%) Junior .NET Developer
13 11 (5.67%) Analyst
13 11 (5.67%) Automation Test Analyst
13 11 (5.67%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (47.42%) RESTful
2 82 (42.27%) .NET
3 73 (37.63%) ASP.NET
4 66 (34.02%) ASP.NET MVC
5 57 (29.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 57 (29.38%) ASP.NET Web API
6 53 (27.32%) WCF
7 33 (17.01%) Spring
8 32 (16.49%) Hibernate
8 32 (16.49%) Java EE
8 32 (16.49%) JAX-RS
8 32 (16.49%) JMS
8 32 (16.49%) JPA
8 32 (16.49%) RESTEasy
9 30 (15.46%) HTML
10 25 (12.89%) CSS
11 23 (11.86%) .NET Framework
12 20 (10.31%) AngularJS
13 13 (6.70%) jQuery
14 12 (6.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.49%) Mathematics
2 24 (12.37%) BBC
2 24 (12.37%) Social Media
3 15 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.19%) VHDL
5 8 (4.12%) Internet of Things
6 6 (3.09%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.58%) Linked Data
7 5 (2.58%) Semantic Web
8 3 (1.55%) Artificial Intelligence
9 2 (1.03%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.52%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.52%) User Experience
10 1 (0.52%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 31 (15.98%) Linux
2 29 (14.95%) Windows
3 12 (6.19%) Mac OS X
4 11 (5.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (3.61%) Solaris
6 4 (2.06%) CentOS
7 3 (1.55%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.55%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.03%) Android
8 2 (1.03%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.03%) CoreOS
8 2 (1.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (70.10%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (54.12%) TDD
3 70 (36.08%) BDD
3 70 (36.08%) Continuous Integration
4 69 (35.57%) MVC
5 65 (33.51%) Web Application Development
6 50 (25.77%) Scrum
7 48 (24.74%) OO
8 44 (22.68%) Software Engineering
9 41 (21.13%) SOA
9 41 (21.13%) Unit Testing
10 32 (16.49%) Dependency Injection
10 32 (16.49%) DSDM
10 32 (16.49%) Software Delivery
10 32 (16.49%) Workflow
11 28 (14.43%) Open Source
12 22 (11.34%) DevOps
13 20 (10.31%) Configuration Management
14 19 (9.79%) Waterfall
15 17 (8.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 105 (54.12%) Java
2 92 (47.42%) C#
3 61 (31.44%) SQL
4 51 (26.29%) Python
5 48 (24.74%) JavaScript
6 37 (19.07%) Perl
7 36 (18.56%) PHP
8 25 (12.89%) C++
9 20 (10.31%) C
10 17 (8.76%) Bash Shell
11 16 (8.25%) VB.NET
12 12 (6.19%) Scala
13 11 (5.67%) PowerShell
14 6 (3.09%) T-SQL
14 6 (3.09%) VB
15 4 (2.06%) Go
15 4 (2.06%) SPARQL
16 3 (1.55%) VB6
17 2 (1.03%) MATLAB
18 1 (0.52%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 42 (21.65%) Degree
2 12 (6.19%) DV Cleared
2 12 (6.19%) Security Cleared
3 11 (5.67%) SC Cleared
4 9 (4.64%) ISTQB
5 8 (4.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.03%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.19%) QA
2 2 (1.03%) SDET
2 2 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (4.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.03%) Docker
4 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (6.70%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (6.70%) Puppet
2 6 (3.09%) Ansible
3 4 (2.06%) Nagios
3 4 (2.06%) ZABBIX
4 3 (1.55%) Terraform
5 2 (1.03%) Control-M
5 2 (1.03%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.03%) Mesos
5 2 (1.03%) Rundeck
5 2 (1.03%) Salt
5 2 (1.03%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 30 (15.46%) Google
2 24 (12.37%) Apple
2 24 (12.37%) Facebook
2 24 (12.37%) Sony
2 24 (12.37%) Yahoo!
3 20 (10.31%) Microsoft
4 19 (9.79%) Oracle
5 17 (8.76%) Atlassian
6 8 (4.12%) Adobe
6 8 (4.12%) IBM
7 6 (3.09%) Remedy
8 4 (2.06%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.55%) Citrix
9 3 (1.55%) VMware
10 2 (1.03%) Kony
10 2 (1.03%) New Relic
10 2 (1.03%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.52%) BT
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 21 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Noir Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
First Utility
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull
aap3
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare + Travel
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago