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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 180 177 146
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -31
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 37 37 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.67% 0.68% 1.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.34% 1.44% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 33 29 47
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £40,589
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -19.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
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
2756 2562 2572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.71% 47.01% 52.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2345 2277 2265
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +3 22 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Warwickshire +7 10 £40,000 -
Staffordshire -13 5 £27,500 -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 43 (47.78%) .NET
2 40 (44.44%) C#
3 39 (43.33%) Git (software)
4 31 (34.44%) Node.js
4 31 (34.44%) TDD
5 30 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
6 29 (32.22%) BDD
7 27 (30.00%) MVC
7 27 (30.00%) Java
7 27 (30.00%) SQL Server
8 26 (28.89%) ASP.NET
8 26 (28.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (27.78%) Web Application Development
9 25 (27.78%) Python
10 24 (26.67%) NoSQL
10 24 (26.67%) RESTful
10 24 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
11 23 (25.56%) JavaScript
12 22 (24.44%) PHP
13 21 (23.33%) HTML
13 21 (23.33%) OO
14 20 (22.22%) Facebook
15 19 (21.11%) WCF
16 15 (16.67%) .NET Framework
16 15 (16.67%) Software Engineering
17 14 (15.56%) CSS
17 14 (15.56%) SQL
18 13 (14.44%) Apache
18 13 (14.44%) Advertising

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 31 (34.44%) Node.js
2 13 (14.44%) Apache
3 11 (12.22%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.33%) WordPress
5 2 (2.22%) Drupal
6 1 (1.11%) Confluence
6 1 (1.11%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.22%) MS Office
2 2 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) GitHub
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.56%) Internet
2 2 (2.22%) DHCP
3 1 (1.11%) Modbus
3 1 (1.11%) Intranet
3 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (26.67%) NoSQL
3 6 (6.67%) MySQL
3 6 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.22%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.11%) EDRMS
6 1 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 39 (43.33%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.00%) Subversion
3 7 (7.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.67%) Mercurial
5 4 (4.44%) Ant
5 4 (4.44%) Maven
6 3 (3.33%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.33%) JIRA
7 2 (2.22%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.22%) CruiseControl
7 2 (2.22%) Selenium
7 2 (2.22%) Hudson
7 2 (2.22%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.22%) JBehave
8 1 (1.11%) RSpec
8 1 (1.11%) Bitbucket
General
1 13 (14.44%) Advertising
2 2 (2.22%) Finance
2 2 (2.22%) Back Office
2 2 (2.22%) German Language
2 2 (2.22%) Marketing
3 1 (1.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 52 (57.78%) Developer
2 22 (24.44%) .NET Developer
3 12 (13.33%) Release Engineer
4 10 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 8 (8.89%) Web Developer
6 6 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 4 (4.44%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.44%) Junior
8 4 (4.44%) Junior Developer
8 4 (4.44%) Junior Web Developer
9 3 (3.33%) Software Packager
9 3 (3.33%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.33%) Analyst
9 3 (3.33%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.33%) Applications Packager
10 2 (2.22%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (2.22%) Applications Developer
10 2 (2.22%) Architect
10 2 (2.22%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (47.78%) .NET
2 30 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 26 (28.89%) ASP.NET
3 26 (28.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (26.67%) RESTful
4 24 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 21 (23.33%) HTML
6 19 (21.11%) WCF
7 15 (16.67%) .NET Framework
8 14 (15.56%) CSS
9 13 (14.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 11 (12.22%) J2EE
10 11 (12.22%) HTML5
11 7 (7.78%) jQuery
11 7 (7.78%) AngularJS
12 6 (6.67%) Application Packaging
12 6 (6.67%) Software Packaging
12 6 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 4 (4.44%) Web Services
13 4 (4.44%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.44%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (11.11%) Social Media
2 10 (11.11%) Open Source
3 6 (6.67%) BBC
4 4 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.44%) User Experience
5 2 (2.22%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.22%) Life Science
5 2 (2.22%) Blog
6 1 (1.11%) Xbox
6 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.11%) New Media
6 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.33%) Linux
2 6 (6.67%) Windows
3 3 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.33%) Solaris
4 2 (2.22%) UNIX
4 2 (2.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (34.44%) TDD
2 30 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (32.22%) BDD
4 27 (30.00%) MVC
5 25 (27.78%) Web Application Development
6 21 (23.33%) OO
7 15 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 11 (12.22%) OOP
9 10 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (8.89%) Change Control
11 6 (6.67%) Business Development
12 5 (5.56%) Web Development
12 5 (5.56%) CRM
13 4 (4.44%) E-Commerce
13 4 (4.44%) Configuration Management
13 4 (4.44%) Software Deployment
14 3 (3.33%) Mentoring
14 3 (3.33%) Pair Programming
14 3 (3.33%) Asset Management
15 2 (2.22%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 40 (44.44%) C#
2 27 (30.00%) Java
3 25 (27.78%) Python
4 23 (25.56%) JavaScript
5 22 (24.44%) PHP
6 14 (15.56%) SQL
7 12 (13.33%) T-SQL
8 7 (7.78%) Perl
9 6 (6.67%) PowerShell
10 5 (5.56%) VB.NET
11 4 (4.44%) C++
11 4 (4.44%) PHP5
12 2 (2.22%) C
12 2 (2.22%) ActionScript
12 2 (2.22%) CoffeeScript
12 2 (2.22%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.11%) RubyMotion
13 1 (1.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (8.89%) Degree
2 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) Puppet
2 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (22.22%) Facebook
2 9 (10.00%) JBoss
3 8 (8.89%) Remedy
4 7 (7.78%) Google
4 7 (7.78%) Sony
5 6 (6.67%) Apple
5 6 (6.67%) Yahoo!
6 5 (5.56%) Microsoft
7 4 (4.44%) Oracle
7 4 (4.44%) Zend
8 2 (2.22%) SAP
8 2 (2.22%) AccuRev
9 1 (1.11%) Twitter
9 1 (1.11%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.11%) Adobe
9 1 (1.11%) Business Objects
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