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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 156 134 169
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +35
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 87 88 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.41% 1.52% 1.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.29% 3.18% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 73 86 44
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £28,750 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
2648 2769 2670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 42.99% 47.98% 49.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2194 2491 2322
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -15 36 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Warwickshire +7 20 £47,500 +5.55%
Coventry +17 15 £40,000 - 1
Shropshire -13 6 £35,500 -5.33% 2
Worcestershire +12 5 £40,000 -50.00%
Staffordshire -26 4 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Wolverhampton - 1 £50,000 - 1
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 122 (62.56%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (51.79%) TDD
3 93 (47.69%) RESTful
3 93 (47.69%) Java
4 84 (43.08%) .NET
5 82 (42.05%) C#
6 78 (40.00%) Git (software)
7 75 (38.46%) ASP.NET
8 72 (36.92%) Scrum
9 70 (35.90%) BDD
10 63 (32.31%) Node.js
11 62 (31.79%) MVC
12 61 (31.28%) SQL
13 60 (30.77%) NoSQL
14 59 (30.26%) JavaScript
14 59 (30.26%) SQL Server
15 55 (28.21%) MySQL
15 55 (28.21%) ASP.NET MVC
16 53 (27.18%) Web Application Development
16 53 (27.18%) ASP.NET Web API
17 52 (26.67%) WCF
18 51 (26.15%) Spring
18 51 (26.15%) SQL Server 2014
18 51 (26.15%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 50 (25.64%) Jenkins
19 50 (25.64%) AngularJS
19 50 (25.64%) Software Engineering
20 49 (25.13%) OO
21 48 (24.62%) Continuous Integration
22 46 (23.59%) Selenium

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 42 (21.54%) JBoss
2 40 (20.51%) GlassFish
3 24 (12.31%) WildFly
4 10 (5.13%) Confluence
4 10 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (4.10%) OpenStack
6 7 (3.59%) Apache Spark
6 7 (3.59%) Tomcat
7 6 (3.08%) Apache
8 4 (2.05%) Apache Solr
8 4 (2.05%) CMS
8 4 (2.05%) nginx
9 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.51%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.51%) Blender
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.15%) GitHub
2 12 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (5.64%) SaaS
4 9 (4.62%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.51%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.28%) HTTP
2 7 (3.59%) Internet
3 1 (0.51%) DNS
3 1 (0.51%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (30.77%) NoSQL
2 59 (30.26%) SQL Server
3 55 (28.21%) MySQL
4 51 (26.15%) SQL Server 2014
5 40 (20.51%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (8.72%) MongoDB
7 14 (7.18%) Neo4j
8 12 (6.15%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (3.59%) Apache Accumulo
9 7 (3.59%) Big Data
9 7 (3.59%) Hadoop
9 7 (3.59%) IBM InfoSphere
10 5 (2.56%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.54%) OrientDB
11 3 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (1.03%) ArangoDB
12 2 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 78 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 50 (25.64%) Jenkins
3 46 (23.59%) Cucumber
3 46 (23.59%) Selenium
4 43 (22.05%) Hudson
5 42 (21.54%) RSpec
5 42 (21.54%) WATIR
6 26 (13.33%) JUnit
7 24 (12.31%) JBehave
8 14 (7.18%) JIRA
9 11 (5.64%) Maven
10 9 (4.62%) Vagrant
11 5 (2.56%) Subversion
11 5 (2.56%) Visual Studio
11 5 (2.56%) WebDriver
12 4 (2.05%) Ant
12 4 (2.05%) Mercurial
13 3 (1.54%) Babel
13 3 (1.54%) Gradle
13 3 (1.54%) Grunt
General
1 41 (21.03%) Billing
2 9 (4.62%) Games
3 4 (2.05%) Advertising
3 4 (2.05%) Finance
4 3 (1.54%) Music Industry
5 2 (1.03%) Retail
6 1 (0.51%) Banking
6 1 (0.51%) Law
6 1 (0.51%) Local Government
6 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 168 (86.15%) Developer
2 59 (30.26%) .NET Developer
3 54 (27.69%) Java Developer
4 33 (16.92%) Senior Developer
5 30 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
6 28 (14.36%) Lead Developer
7 20 (10.26%) Lead Java Developer
8 18 (9.23%) Software Developer
9 16 (8.21%) Agile Developer
9 16 (8.21%) Agile Java Developer
9 16 (8.21%) Senior Agile Developer
9 16 (8.21%) Senior Agile Java Developer
10 15 (7.69%) Social Media Developer
11 14 (7.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 13 (6.67%) Java Engineer
12 13 (6.67%) Senior Java Engineer
13 12 (6.15%) Angular Developer
14 11 (5.64%) Technical Leader
15 9 (4.62%) Junior
15 9 (4.62%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (47.69%) RESTful
2 84 (43.08%) .NET
3 75 (38.46%) ASP.NET
4 63 (32.31%) Node.js
5 55 (28.21%) ASP.NET MVC
6 53 (27.18%) ASP.NET Web API
7 52 (26.67%) WCF
8 51 (26.15%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 51 (26.15%) Spring
9 50 (25.64%) AngularJS
10 42 (21.54%) Hibernate
11 41 (21.03%) Java EE
12 40 (20.51%) JAX-RS
12 40 (20.51%) JMS
12 40 (20.51%) JPA
12 40 (20.51%) RESTEasy
13 36 (18.46%) Ruby on Rails
14 33 (16.92%) .NET Framework
15 32 (16.41%) Code First Entity Framework
15 32 (16.41%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 41 (21.03%) Mathematics
2 20 (10.26%) Social Network
3 19 (9.74%) Smart Meter
4 15 (7.69%) BBC
4 15 (7.69%) Social Media
5 13 (6.67%) User Experience
6 11 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.59%) Internet of Things
7 7 (3.59%) VHDL
8 5 (2.56%) Artificial Intelligence
9 4 (2.05%) Computer Science
9 4 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (2.05%) Linked Data
9 4 (2.05%) Semantic Web
10 2 (1.03%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.03%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.03%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.03%) Xbox
11 1 (0.51%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.51%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.82%) Linux
2 16 (8.21%) Windows
3 7 (3.59%) Mac OS X
4 4 (2.05%) CoreOS
4 4 (2.05%) Solaris
4 4 (2.05%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.03%) Android
6 2 (1.03%) CentOS
6 2 (1.03%) Unix
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (62.56%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (51.79%) TDD
3 72 (36.92%) Scrum
4 70 (35.90%) BDD
5 62 (31.79%) MVC
6 53 (27.18%) Web Application Development
7 50 (25.64%) Software Engineering
8 49 (25.13%) OO
9 48 (24.62%) Continuous Integration
10 44 (22.56%) SOA
11 40 (20.51%) Dependency Injection
11 40 (20.51%) Unit Testing
12 29 (14.87%) SDLC
13 27 (13.85%) Open Source
14 26 (13.33%) DSDM
15 24 (12.31%) Functional Testing
15 24 (12.31%) Mentoring
16 22 (11.28%) Software Delivery
17 21 (10.77%) Workflow
18 19 (9.74%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 93 (47.69%) Java
2 82 (42.05%) C#
3 61 (31.28%) SQL
4 59 (30.26%) JavaScript
5 36 (18.46%) PHP
6 24 (12.31%) Python
7 22 (11.28%) Scala
8 21 (10.77%) VB.NET
9 20 (10.26%) C++
10 17 (8.72%) Perl
11 15 (7.69%) ES6
12 13 (6.67%) CoffeeScript
13 12 (6.15%) C
14 9 (4.62%) Groovy
15 6 (3.08%) Bash Shell
16 5 (2.56%) Clojure
17 3 (1.54%) Shell Script
17 3 (1.54%) SPARQL
17 3 (1.54%) T-SQL
18 2 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (23.59%) Degree
2 7 (3.59%) DV Cleared
2 7 (3.59%) SC Cleared
2 7 (3.59%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.03%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.51%) OCA
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.05%) QA
2 2 (1.03%) SDET
System Software
1 30 (15.38%) Docker
2 7 (3.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (1.54%) VirtualBox
4 2 (1.03%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.03%) zsh
5 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 37 (18.97%) Puppet
2 7 (3.59%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (3.59%) Terraform
3 6 (3.08%) Packer
4 5 (2.56%) Grafana
4 5 (2.56%) Graphite
4 5 (2.56%) Uchiwa
5 1 (0.51%) Ansible
5 1 (0.51%) Consul
5 1 (0.51%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.51%) rkt
Vendors
1 31 (15.90%) Oracle
2 26 (13.33%) Google
3 19 (9.74%) Facebook
4 16 (8.21%) Atlassian
5 15 (7.69%) Apple
5 15 (7.69%) Sony
5 15 (7.69%) Yahoo!
6 7 (3.59%) IBM
6 7 (3.59%) Microsoft
7 5 (2.56%) MuleSoft
7 5 (2.56%) WSO2
8 4 (2.05%) Snowplow
9 3 (1.54%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.03%) Sage
10 2 (1.03%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.03%) VMware
11 1 (0.51%) Remedy
11 1 (0.51%) SOASTA, Inc
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