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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 153 144 167
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +23
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 86 93 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.40% 1.57% 1.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.21% 3.30% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 73 91 45
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £27,500 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £52,500 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,405
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +8.68%
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
2675 2821 2579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 43.67% 47.68% 48.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2217 2500 2221
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -17 38 £42,500 -5.55% 5
Warwickshire +2 15 £30,000 -33.33%
Coventry +12 14 £40,000 - 3
Shropshire -7 9 £35,500 -5.33% 1
Staffordshire -10 6 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Worcestershire - 3 £26,500 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £50,000 -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 103 (53.93%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (48.17%) TDD
3 89 (46.60%) Java
4 85 (44.50%) RESTful
5 84 (43.98%) .NET
6 80 (41.88%) Git (software)
7 78 (40.84%) C#
8 72 (37.70%) ASP.NET
8 72 (37.70%) Scrum
9 69 (36.13%) BDD
10 67 (35.08%) JavaScript
11 64 (33.51%) Node.js
12 59 (30.89%) NoSQL
12 59 (30.89%) MVC
13 58 (30.37%) MySQL
14 57 (29.84%) SQL
15 56 (29.32%) AngularJS
16 55 (28.80%) SQL Server
17 51 (26.70%) ASP.NET MVC
18 50 (26.18%) Web Application Development
18 50 (26.18%) ASP.NET Web API
19 49 (25.65%) WCF
20 48 (25.13%) SQL Server 2014
20 48 (25.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5
21 46 (24.08%) Jenkins
22 45 (23.56%) Cucumber
22 45 (23.56%) Spring
23 43 (22.51%) Software Engineering
23 43 (22.51%) Ruby on Rails
24 42 (21.99%) Degree

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 35 (18.32%) JBoss
2 33 (17.28%) GlassFish
3 24 (12.57%) WildFly
4 9 (4.71%) OpenStack
5 8 (4.19%) Apache
5 8 (4.19%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (3.66%) Tomcat
7 6 (3.14%) nginx
8 5 (2.62%) Apache Solr
8 5 (2.62%) Confluence
9 4 (2.09%) CMS
10 3 (1.57%) IIS
11 2 (1.05%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Blender
2 1 (0.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.42%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.81%) GitHub
3 12 (6.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (5.76%) SaaS
5 10 (5.24%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (12.57%) HTTP
2 5 (2.62%) LDAP
3 3 (1.57%) DNS
4 2 (1.05%) Internet
5 1 (0.52%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.52%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (30.89%) NoSQL
2 58 (30.37%) MySQL
3 55 (28.80%) SQL Server
4 48 (25.13%) SQL Server 2014
5 35 (18.32%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (7.85%) MongoDB
7 10 (5.24%) Neo4j
8 8 (4.19%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (3.14%) Relational Database
9 6 (3.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (3.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.57%) OrientDB
11 3 (1.57%) Redis
12 2 (1.05%) Apache Accumulo
12 2 (1.05%) ArangoDB
12 2 (1.05%) Big Data
12 2 (1.05%) Hadoop
12 2 (1.05%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 80 (41.88%) Git (software)
2 46 (24.08%) Jenkins
3 45 (23.56%) Cucumber
4 39 (20.42%) Selenium
5 36 (18.85%) Hudson
5 36 (18.85%) RSpec
5 36 (18.85%) WATIR
6 26 (13.61%) JUnit
7 24 (12.57%) JBehave
8 12 (6.28%) Maven
8 12 (6.28%) Vagrant
9 9 (4.71%) JIRA
10 6 (3.14%) Ant
10 6 (3.14%) Visual Studio
11 4 (2.09%) Mercurial
11 4 (2.09%) Subversion
11 4 (2.09%) WebDriver
12 3 (1.57%) Babel
12 3 (1.57%) Gradle
12 3 (1.57%) Grunt
General
1 34 (17.80%) Billing
2 6 (3.14%) Games
2 6 (3.14%) Music Industry
3 5 (2.62%) Advertising
4 4 (2.09%) Finance
5 3 (1.57%) Retail
6 2 (1.05%) Marketing
7 1 (0.52%) Banking
7 1 (0.52%) Law
7 1 (0.52%) Local Government
7 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 164 (85.86%) Developer
2 56 (29.32%) .NET Developer
3 48 (25.13%) Java Developer
4 30 (15.71%) Senior Developer
5 28 (14.66%) Lead Developer
6 23 (12.04%) Senior Java Developer
7 21 (10.99%) Software Developer
8 20 (10.47%) Lead Java Developer
9 14 (7.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 13 (6.81%) Angular Developer
10 13 (6.81%) Social Media Developer
11 10 (5.24%) Technical Leader
12 9 (4.71%) Agile Developer
12 9 (4.71%) Agile Java Developer
12 9 (4.71%) Java Engineer
12 9 (4.71%) Junior
12 9 (4.71%) Junior Developer
12 9 (4.71%) Senior Agile Developer
12 9 (4.71%) Senior Agile Java Developer
12 9 (4.71%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (44.50%) RESTful
2 84 (43.98%) .NET
3 72 (37.70%) ASP.NET
4 64 (33.51%) Node.js
5 56 (29.32%) AngularJS
6 51 (26.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 50 (26.18%) ASP.NET Web API
8 49 (25.65%) WCF
9 48 (25.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 45 (23.56%) Spring
11 43 (22.51%) Ruby on Rails
12 36 (18.85%) Hibernate
13 35 (18.32%) .NET Framework
14 34 (17.80%) Code First Entity Framework
14 34 (17.80%) Entity Framework
14 34 (17.80%) Java EE
15 33 (17.28%) JAX-RS
15 33 (17.28%) JMS
15 33 (17.28%) JPA
15 33 (17.28%) RESTEasy
Miscellaneous
1 35 (18.32%) Mathematics
2 21 (10.99%) Social Network
3 19 (9.95%) Smart Meter
4 13 (6.81%) BBC
4 13 (6.81%) Social Media
4 13 (6.81%) User Experience
5 10 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.62%) CMDB
6 5 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.62%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.09%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (2.09%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.57%) Linked Data
8 3 (1.57%) Semantic Web
9 2 (1.05%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.05%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.05%) Oculus Rift
9 2 (1.05%) Physics
9 2 (1.05%) VHDL
9 2 (1.05%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.52%) Linux
2 10 (5.24%) Windows
3 4 (2.09%) CoreOS
3 4 (2.09%) Ubuntu
4 3 (1.57%) Android
4 3 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.57%) Solaris
4 3 (1.57%) Unix
5 2 (1.05%) CentOS
5 2 (1.05%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (53.93%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (48.17%) TDD
3 72 (37.70%) Scrum
4 69 (36.13%) BDD
5 59 (30.89%) MVC
6 50 (26.18%) Web Application Development
7 43 (22.51%) Software Engineering
8 42 (21.99%) OO
9 40 (20.94%) Continuous Integration
10 36 (18.85%) SDLC
10 36 (18.85%) SOA
11 33 (17.28%) Dependency Injection
11 33 (17.28%) Unit Testing
12 29 (15.18%) Mentoring
13 26 (13.61%) Open Source
14 24 (12.57%) Functional Testing
15 20 (10.47%) DevOps
15 20 (10.47%) DSDM
16 19 (9.95%) Coaching
16 19 (9.95%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 89 (46.60%) Java
2 78 (40.84%) C#
3 67 (35.08%) JavaScript
4 57 (29.84%) SQL
5 38 (19.90%) PHP
6 25 (13.09%) Python
7 23 (12.04%) VB.NET
8 18 (9.42%) Scala
9 17 (8.90%) ES6
10 16 (8.38%) C++
11 13 (6.81%) CoffeeScript
11 13 (6.81%) Perl
12 12 (6.28%) Groovy
13 11 (5.76%) Bash Shell
14 8 (4.19%) C
15 6 (3.14%) Clojure
16 5 (2.62%) Go
16 5 (2.62%) VB
16 5 (2.62%) VB6
17 3 (1.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (21.99%) Degree
2 3 (1.57%) ISTQB
2 3 (1.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.05%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.05%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.05%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.52%) OCA
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.09%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) SDET
System Software
1 33 (17.28%) Docker
2 3 (1.57%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.05%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (1.05%) zsh
4 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 40 (20.94%) Puppet
2 10 (5.24%) Terraform
3 9 (4.71%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (3.66%) Packer
5 6 (3.14%) Grafana
5 6 (3.14%) Graphite
5 6 (3.14%) Uchiwa
6 5 (2.62%) Ansible
7 3 (1.57%) rkt
8 2 (1.05%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.52%) Consul
Vendors
1 26 (13.61%) Google
1 26 (13.61%) Oracle
2 18 (9.42%) Facebook
3 13 (6.81%) Apple
3 13 (6.81%) Sony
3 13 (6.81%) Yahoo!
4 12 (6.28%) Atlassian
5 7 (3.66%) ServiceNow
6 6 (3.14%) MuleSoft
6 6 (3.14%) WSO2
7 4 (2.09%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.09%) Snowplow
8 3 (1.57%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.05%) IBM
9 2 (1.05%) Sage
9 2 (1.05%) VMware
10 1 (0.52%) SOASTA, Inc
10 1 (0.52%) Twitter
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £0.00 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Capita plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
aap3
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Industry leading Benefits&Training
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Shropshire
Entertainment Magpie Ltd
Posted: 24 days ago