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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 133 158 182
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +24
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 85 48 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.61% 0.94% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.26% 1.90% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 83 37 18
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
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
2607 2526 2482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.42% 49.22% 49.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2348 2189 2164
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 +22 41 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Staffordshire +23 22 £40,000 - 2
Warwickshire -21 11 £51,250 +5.12% 1
Coventry -8 5 £40,000 -3.39% 3
Shropshire -15 3 £37,500 -
Worcestershire -1 2 £80,000 +100.00%
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 123 (81.46%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (70.20%) Git (software)
3 97 (64.24%) MVC
4 96 (63.58%) C#
5 94 (62.25%) TDD
6 93 (61.59%) .NET
7 86 (56.95%) Node.js
8 85 (56.29%) RESTful
9 84 (55.63%) SQL Server
10 83 (54.97%) BDD
10 83 (54.97%) WCF
10 83 (54.97%) ASP.NET Web API
11 82 (54.30%) Web Application Development
11 82 (54.30%) NoSQL
11 82 (54.30%) ASP.NET MVC
11 82 (54.30%) ASP.NET
12 54 (35.76%) Java
13 46 (30.46%) Python
14 44 (29.14%) OO
15 39 (25.83%) PHP
16 38 (25.17%) JavaScript
17 37 (24.50%) Facebook
18 35 (23.18%) Linux
19 32 (21.19%) HTML
19 32 (21.19%) Software Engineering
20 30 (19.87%) JUnit
21 29 (19.21%) Perl
21 29 (19.21%) Enterprise Software
22 28 (18.54%) CSS
23 26 (17.22%) UNIX

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 86 (56.95%) Node.js
2 23 (15.23%) Tomcat
3 20 (13.25%) JBoss
3 20 (13.25%) GlassFish
4 15 (9.93%) WebLogic
4 15 (9.93%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.65%) Apache Solr
5 4 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.99%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.99%) Drupal
7 2 (1.32%) Apache
8 1 (0.66%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.66%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.66%) Fireworks
1 1 (0.66%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 23 (15.23%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (10.60%) SaaS
3 4 (2.65%) Amazon S3
3 4 (2.65%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (2.65%) CloudFront
3 4 (2.65%) Amazon Kinesis
3 4 (2.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.65%) TCP/IP
1 4 (2.65%) DNS
2 2 (1.32%) Wireless
2 2 (1.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (55.63%) SQL Server
2 82 (54.30%) NoSQL
3 19 (12.58%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (11.92%) MySQL
5 5 (3.31%) Redis
6 4 (2.65%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.32%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.66%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.66%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 106 (70.20%) Git (software)
2 30 (19.87%) JUnit
3 20 (13.25%) Maven
4 16 (10.60%) Selenium
4 16 (10.60%) JIRA
4 16 (10.60%) Ant
5 6 (3.97%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.65%) Subversion
6 4 (2.65%) Mercurial
6 4 (2.65%) Hudson
7 2 (1.32%) Metasploit
7 2 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.66%) CocoaPods
8 1 (0.66%) Liquibase
8 1 (0.66%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.66%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.66%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (0.66%) AccuRev
8 1 (0.66%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.66%) Xcode
General
1 16 (10.60%) Retail
2 14 (9.27%) Advertising
3 5 (3.31%) Games
4 3 (1.99%) Publishing
5 1 (0.66%) Back Office
5 1 (0.66%) Finance
5 1 (0.66%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 123 (81.46%) Developer
2 82 (54.30%) .NET Developer
3 32 (21.19%) Software Engineer
4 21 (13.91%) Java Developer
5 16 (10.60%) Java Software Engineer
6 13 (8.61%) Senior Software Engineer
7 10 (6.62%) Graduate
8 9 (5.96%) Junior
8 9 (5.96%) Junior Developer
8 9 (5.96%) Junior .NET Developer
9 5 (3.31%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (3.31%) Perl Developer
9 5 (3.31%) Software Developer
9 5 (3.31%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.31%) Web Developer
10 4 (2.65%) DevOps Engineer
11 3 (1.99%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 3 (1.99%) PHP Developer
11 3 (1.99%) Linux Engineer
12 2 (1.32%) J2EE Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (61.59%) .NET
2 85 (56.29%) RESTful
3 83 (54.97%) WCF
3 83 (54.97%) ASP.NET Web API
4 82 (54.30%) ASP.NET MVC
4 82 (54.30%) ASP.NET
5 32 (21.19%) HTML
6 28 (18.54%) CSS
7 24 (15.89%) HTML5
8 22 (14.57%) .NET Framework
9 20 (13.25%) J2EE
9 20 (13.25%) AngularJS
10 19 (12.58%) CSS3
11 18 (11.92%) jQuery
12 17 (11.26%) XML
12 17 (11.26%) JSON
13 15 (9.93%) PhoneGap
13 15 (9.93%) REST
13 15 (9.93%) EJB
14 14 (9.27%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 29 (19.21%) Enterprise Software
2 24 (15.89%) BBC
2 24 (15.89%) Social Media
3 19 (12.58%) Open Source
4 13 (8.61%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.99%) User Experience
5 3 (1.99%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.32%) Derivative
6 2 (1.32%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.66%) Linked Data
7 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.66%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 35 (23.18%) Linux
2 26 (17.22%) UNIX
3 5 (3.31%) CentOS
3 5 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.65%) Windows
5 2 (1.32%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.66%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (81.46%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (64.24%) MVC
3 94 (62.25%) TDD
4 83 (54.97%) BDD
5 82 (54.30%) Web Application Development
6 44 (29.14%) OO
7 32 (21.19%) Software Engineering
8 23 (15.23%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (14.57%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (13.91%) Scrum
11 18 (11.92%) Web Development
12 17 (11.26%) Refactoring
13 16 (10.60%) OOP
13 16 (10.60%) SOA
13 16 (10.60%) Kanban
13 16 (10.60%) Mobile Development
14 13 (8.61%) Performance Tuning
14 13 (8.61%) Mentoring
14 13 (8.61%) Continuous Delivery
15 12 (7.95%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 96 (63.58%) C#
2 54 (35.76%) Java
3 46 (30.46%) Python
4 39 (25.83%) PHP
5 38 (25.17%) JavaScript
6 29 (19.21%) Perl
7 25 (16.56%) VB.NET
8 24 (15.89%) SQL
8 24 (15.89%) VB
9 18 (11.92%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.31%) C
10 5 (3.31%) C++
11 3 (1.99%) VB6
12 2 (1.32%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.32%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.32%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.66%) Groovy
13 1 (0.66%) PHP5
13 1 (0.66%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 5 (3.31%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (2.65%) Varnish
1 4 (2.65%) Docker
2 1 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (15.23%) Puppet
2 15 (9.93%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (8.61%) Nagios
3 13 (8.61%) OpenNMS
4 4 (2.65%) SELinux
5 2 (1.32%) Nessus
5 2 (1.32%) Nmap
6 1 (0.66%) Ansible
Vendors
1 37 (24.50%) Facebook
2 24 (15.89%) Apple
2 24 (15.89%) Yahoo!
2 24 (15.89%) Google
2 24 (15.89%) Sony
3 16 (10.60%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.65%) Oracle
4 4 (2.65%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.65%) VMware
4 4 (2.65%) Splunk
5 2 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.32%) Remedy
6 1 (0.66%) Zend
6 1 (0.66%) SAP
6 1 (0.66%) Adobe
6 1 (0.66%) Citrix
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Uniting Ambition
Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, Warwickshire
Sainsbury
Posted: 26 days ago
Coventry, Warwickshire
Sainsbury
Posted: 26 days ago