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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 192 136 154
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +18
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 30 69 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.52% 1.30% 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.05% 2.65% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 27 62 39
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £41,545
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -21.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
2864 2607 2430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.83% 49.02% 52.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2484 2302 2127
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 -37 15 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Warwickshire -8 11 £42,500 - 1
Coventry - 2 £40,000 - 1
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 40 (48.78%) .NET
2 39 (47.56%) C#
3 38 (46.34%) Git (software)
4 33 (40.24%) Node.js
5 29 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (35.37%) Ruby on Rails
6 26 (31.71%) TDD
6 26 (31.71%) PHP
6 26 (31.71%) SQL Server
6 26 (31.71%) BDD
7 25 (30.49%) MVC
8 24 (29.27%) Java
8 24 (29.27%) ASP.NET
8 24 (29.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (28.05%) JavaScript
10 22 (26.83%) Python
11 20 (24.39%) HTML
12 19 (23.17%) OO
12 19 (23.17%) RESTful
12 19 (23.17%) NoSQL
12 19 (23.17%) Web Application Development
12 19 (23.17%) ASP.NET Web API
13 18 (21.95%) Facebook
13 18 (21.95%) .NET Framework
13 18 (21.95%) WCF
14 14 (17.07%) Enterprise Software
15 13 (15.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 13 (15.85%) CSS
15 13 (15.85%) J2EE
15 13 (15.85%) Advertising

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 33 (40.24%) Node.js
2 12 (14.63%) Tomcat
3 11 (13.41%) Apache
4 9 (10.98%) JBoss
5 4 (4.88%) WordPress
6 3 (3.66%) Drupal
7 1 (1.22%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.22%) Confluence
7 1 (1.22%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (8.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.54%) GitHub
2 2 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) Intranet
2 2 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (2.44%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.22%) Internet
3 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (31.71%) SQL Server
2 19 (23.17%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.44%) MySQL
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 38 (46.34%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.76%) Subversion
3 6 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (7.32%) Mercurial
4 4 (4.88%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.88%) Ant
5 3 (3.66%) Maven
5 3 (3.66%) JIRA
6 2 (2.44%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.44%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.44%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.22%) JUnit
7 1 (1.22%) Bitbucket
General
1 13 (15.85%) Advertising
2 2 (2.44%) Back Office
2 2 (2.44%) Electronics
2 2 (2.44%) German Language
3 1 (1.22%) Finance
3 1 (1.22%) Games
3 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (59.76%) Developer
2 17 (20.73%) .NET Developer
3 13 (15.85%) Web Developer
4 9 (10.98%) Software Engineer
4 9 (10.98%) Release Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Senior Software Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Junior Web Developer
5 6 (7.32%) Junior Developer
5 6 (7.32%) Junior
6 4 (4.88%) Java Developer
7 3 (3.66%) Applications Packager
7 3 (3.66%) Software Developer
7 3 (3.66%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.44%) Architect
8 2 (2.44%) Server Engineer
8 2 (2.44%) .NET Architect
8 2 (2.44%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (2.44%) Build Engineer
8 2 (2.44%) Resourcer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (48.78%) .NET
2 29 (35.37%) Ruby on Rails
3 24 (29.27%) ASP.NET
3 24 (29.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (24.39%) HTML
5 19 (23.17%) RESTful
5 19 (23.17%) ASP.NET Web API
6 18 (21.95%) .NET Framework
6 18 (21.95%) WCF
7 13 (15.85%) J2EE
7 13 (15.85%) CSS
7 13 (15.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 11 (13.41%) jQuery
9 9 (10.98%) HTML5
9 9 (10.98%) AngularJS
10 5 (6.10%) JSON
10 5 (6.10%) Ajax
11 4 (4.88%) Symfony
11 4 (4.88%) CSS3
12 3 (3.66%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.07%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (12.20%) Open Source
3 8 (9.76%) Social Media
4 5 (6.10%) New Media
4 5 (6.10%) BBC
5 4 (4.88%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.88%) User Experience
6 2 (2.44%) SCADA
6 2 (2.44%) Life Science
6 2 (2.44%) Blog
7 1 (1.22%) Clustering
7 1 (1.22%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.41%) Linux
2 7 (8.54%) Windows
3 3 (3.66%) Solaris
4 2 (2.44%) Android
4 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (31.71%) TDD
2 26 (31.71%) BDD
3 25 (30.49%) MVC
4 19 (23.17%) OO
4 19 (23.17%) Web Application Development
5 11 (13.41%) OOP
6 10 (12.20%) Software Engineering
7 8 (9.76%) Web Development
7 8 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (7.32%) Business Development
9 5 (6.10%) Change Control
10 4 (4.88%) Software Deployment
10 4 (4.88%) Pair Programming
10 4 (4.88%) E-Commerce
10 4 (4.88%) Configuration Management
11 3 (3.66%) CRM
11 3 (3.66%) Asset Management
11 3 (3.66%) Mentoring
12 2 (2.44%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 39 (47.56%) C#
2 26 (31.71%) PHP
3 24 (29.27%) Java
4 23 (28.05%) JavaScript
5 22 (26.83%) Python
6 12 (14.63%) SQL
7 9 (10.98%) T-SQL
7 9 (10.98%) VB.NET
8 8 (9.76%) Perl
9 5 (6.10%) VB
10 4 (4.88%) C++
10 4 (4.88%) C
10 4 (4.88%) PHP5
11 3 (3.66%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.44%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.44%) CoffeeScript
12 2 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (7.32%) Degree
2 5 (6.10%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.44%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) Puppet
2 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.22%) Nagios
2 1 (1.22%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 18 (21.95%) Facebook
2 8 (9.76%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.32%) Sony
3 6 (7.32%) Google
4 5 (6.10%) Yahoo!
4 5 (6.10%) Apple
4 5 (6.10%) Remedy
5 4 (4.88%) Zend
6 2 (2.44%) AccuRev
7 1 (1.22%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.22%) Adobe
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle
7 1 (1.22%) SAP
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