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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 153 145 134
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 51 47 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.02% 1.09% 1.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.14% 2.13% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 46 44 69
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £30,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
2385 2203 2530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.81% 51.00% 53.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2156 1893 2239
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +3 23 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Warwickshire -26 13 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Coventry - 9 £40,000 - 1
Solihull - 2 £35,000 -
Staffordshire - 2 £40,000 - 1
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 54 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (57.50%) Git (software)
3 43 (53.75%) .NET
4 42 (52.50%) C#
5 40 (50.00%) TDD
6 39 (48.75%) Node.js
7 33 (41.25%) Python
7 33 (41.25%) MVC
8 32 (40.00%) RESTful
8 32 (40.00%) WCF
8 32 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 31 (38.75%) BDD
9 31 (38.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 31 (38.75%) ASP.NET
9 31 (38.75%) SQL Server
10 30 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
11 28 (35.00%) PHP
12 26 (32.50%) JavaScript
12 26 (32.50%) NoSQL
12 26 (32.50%) Web Application Development
13 25 (31.25%) Java
14 24 (30.00%) Facebook
15 22 (27.50%) HTML
16 21 (26.25%) Linux
17 20 (25.00%) SQL
18 19 (23.75%) OO
18 19 (23.75%) UNIX
18 19 (23.75%) Ruby on Rails
18 19 (23.75%) .NET Framework
19 17 (21.25%) Continuous Integration

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 39 (48.75%) Node.js
2 11 (13.75%) Tomcat
3 10 (12.50%) GlassFish
4 3 (3.75%) Drupal
4 3 (3.75%) Apache Solr
4 3 (3.75%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.50%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.50%) JBoss
5 2 (2.50%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.25%) WordPress
6 1 (1.25%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.00%) SaaS
2 6 (7.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) Intranet
2 2 (2.50%) Wireshark
2 2 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (38.75%) SQL Server
2 26 (32.50%) NoSQL
3 10 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (7.50%) SQLite
5 5 (6.25%) MySQL
6 3 (3.75%) Redis
6 3 (3.75%) Couchbase
7 2 (2.50%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 46 (57.50%) Git (software)
2 12 (15.00%) JUnit
3 11 (13.75%) Maven
4 6 (7.50%) Xcode
5 4 (5.00%) Subversion
6 3 (3.75%) Ant
7 2 (2.50%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.50%) Selenium
7 2 (2.50%) JIRA
8 1 (1.25%) CruiseControl
8 1 (1.25%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.25%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.25%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (20.00%) Advertising
2 2 (2.50%) Electronics
2 2 (2.50%) Retail
3 1 (1.25%) Finance
3 1 (1.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 67 (83.75%) Developer
2 26 (32.50%) .NET Developer
3 16 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 14 (17.50%) Software Engineer
5 10 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
6 9 (11.25%) Java Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Junior
7 6 (7.50%) Junior Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Junior Web Developer
7 6 (7.50%) iOS Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Perl Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Java Software Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 2 (2.50%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (2.50%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (2.50%) J2EE Software Engineer
10 2 (2.50%) PHP Developer
11 1 (1.25%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (53.75%) .NET
2 32 (40.00%) RESTful
2 32 (40.00%) WCF
2 32 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 31 (38.75%) ASP.NET MVC
3 31 (38.75%) ASP.NET
4 22 (27.50%) HTML
5 19 (23.75%) Ruby on Rails
5 19 (23.75%) .NET Framework
6 16 (20.00%) CSS
7 15 (18.75%) jQuery
7 15 (18.75%) JSON
8 14 (17.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 13 (16.25%) AngularJS
9 13 (16.25%) J2EE
10 10 (12.50%) EJB
10 10 (12.50%) REST
11 8 (10.00%) JMS
11 8 (10.00%) XML
11 8 (10.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 30 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (15.00%) Open Source
3 10 (12.50%) BBC
3 10 (12.50%) Social Media
4 7 (8.75%) User Experience
5 5 (6.25%) New Media
6 2 (2.50%) iPad
6 2 (2.50%) SCADA
6 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.50%) iPhone
6 2 (2.50%) Derivative
7 1 (1.25%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.25%) Linux
2 19 (23.75%) UNIX
3 6 (7.50%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.00%) Windows
5 2 (2.50%) FreeBSD
6 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (50.00%) TDD
3 33 (41.25%) MVC
4 31 (38.75%) BDD
5 26 (32.50%) Web Application Development
6 19 (23.75%) OO
7 17 (21.25%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (20.00%) Scrum
9 14 (17.50%) Software Engineering
10 11 (13.75%) Kanban
11 9 (11.25%) Refactoring
12 8 (10.00%) Web Development
12 8 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (10.00%) Mentoring
13 6 (7.50%) Unit Testing
13 6 (7.50%) iOS Development
14 5 (6.25%) Pair Programming
15 4 (5.00%) E-Commerce
16 2 (2.50%) Technical Analysis
16 2 (2.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 42 (52.50%) C#
2 33 (41.25%) Python
3 28 (35.00%) PHP
4 26 (32.50%) JavaScript
5 25 (31.25%) Java
6 20 (25.00%) SQL
7 17 (21.25%) Perl
8 14 (17.50%) Shell Script
9 6 (7.50%) Objective-C
10 5 (6.25%) VB
10 5 (6.25%) VB.NET
10 5 (6.25%) C++
11 4 (5.00%) C
12 2 (2.50%) CoffeeScript
12 2 (2.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.50%) DV Cleared
1 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
1 2 (2.50%) Degree
Systems Management
1 14 (17.50%) Puppet
2 9 (11.25%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (10.00%) Nagios
3 8 (10.00%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 24 (30.00%) Facebook
2 11 (13.75%) Apple
3 10 (12.50%) Sony
3 10 (12.50%) Yahoo!
3 10 (12.50%) Google
4 7 (8.75%) Microsoft
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Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham
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Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Alcester, Warwickshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Alcester
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago