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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
England / West Midlands
Rank 111 135 154
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +19
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 104 103 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.21% 1.75% 1.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.78% 4.01% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 93 87 64
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%

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
2176 2569 2476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.28% 43.57% 48.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1874 2209 2208
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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
Warwickshire +18 22 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Coventry +33 20 £40,000 - 1
Birmingham 0 18 £45,000 - 2
Worcestershire -5 16 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Staffordshire +14 15 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Shropshire -1 9 £55,000 +57.14% 2
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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.

1 109 (65.66%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (51.81%) RESTful
3 80 (48.19%) JavaScript
4 75 (45.18%) Git (software)
4 75 (45.18%) Node.js
5 66 (39.76%) .NET
5 66 (39.76%) Python
6 65 (39.16%) C#
7 63 (37.95%) TDD
8 61 (36.75%) Linux
9 60 (36.14%) HTML
10 59 (35.54%) MVC
10 59 (35.54%) NoSQL
11 58 (34.94%) Web Application Development
11 58 (34.94%) ASP.NET
12 57 (34.34%) BDD
13 56 (33.73%) ASP.NET MVC
13 56 (33.73%) SQL Server
13 56 (33.73%) ASP.NET Web API
13 56 (33.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 55 (33.13%) SQL Server 2014
15 53 (31.93%) WCF
16 52 (31.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 51 (30.72%) Java
17 51 (30.72%) Web Services
18 45 (27.11%) Docker
19 44 (26.51%) Microservices
20 42 (25.30%) Ubuntu
20 42 (25.30%) Continuous Integration
21 41 (24.70%) .NET Framework

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 8 (4.82%) Elasticsearch
1 8 (4.82%) JBoss
2 7 (4.22%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.81%) GlassFish
3 3 (1.81%) nginx
3 3 (1.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (1.81%) WildFly
4 2 (1.20%) Apache
4 2 (1.20%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.60%) CloudStack
5 1 (0.60%) Confluence
5 1 (0.60%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Blender
Business Applications
1 4 (2.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 30 (18.07%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (9.64%) Google Cloud Platform
3 15 (9.04%) AWS CloudFormation
3 15 (9.04%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 15 (9.04%) Google Compute Engine
3 15 (9.04%) Heroku
4 4 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.20%) GitHub
6 1 (0.60%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.60%) IaaS
6 1 (0.60%) PaaS
6 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.84%) HTTP
2 14 (8.43%) Internet
3 4 (2.41%) Firewall
4 3 (1.81%) LDAP
4 3 (1.81%) tcpdump
5 2 (1.20%) DNS
5 2 (1.20%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (35.54%) NoSQL
2 56 (33.73%) SQL Server
3 55 (33.13%) SQL Server 2014
4 29 (17.47%) MySQL
5 23 (13.86%) Apache Cassandra
6 20 (12.05%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (10.84%) Redis
8 13 (7.83%) MongoDB
9 7 (4.22%) Relational Database
10 5 (3.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 75 (45.18%) Git (software)
2 25 (15.06%) Jenkins
3 18 (10.84%) Cucumber
4 15 (9.04%) Vagrant
5 13 (7.83%) Selenium
6 11 (6.63%) Hudson
6 11 (6.63%) JUnit
7 7 (4.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (3.61%) GoCD
8 6 (3.61%) Maven
9 5 (3.01%) Subversion
9 5 (3.01%) TeamCity
10 4 (2.41%) FitNesse
10 4 (2.41%) JIRA
10 4 (2.41%) JMeter
11 3 (1.81%) GDB
11 3 (1.81%) JBehave
11 3 (1.81%) RSpec
11 3 (1.81%) WATIR
12 2 (1.20%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (12.05%) Publishing
2 17 (10.24%) Games
3 15 (9.04%) Billing
4 12 (7.23%) Retail
5 11 (6.63%) Music Industry
6 5 (3.01%) Finance
7 3 (1.81%) Electronics
8 2 (1.20%) Legal
9 1 (0.60%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 106 (63.86%) Developer
2 61 (36.75%) .NET Developer
3 37 (22.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 25 (15.06%) Senior DevOps
4 25 (15.06%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 14 (8.43%) PHP Developer
5 14 (8.43%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 12 (7.23%) Full Stack Developer
6 12 (7.23%) JavaScript Developer
7 9 (5.42%) Internet Developer
7 9 (5.42%) Software Developer
8 7 (4.22%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (4.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 6 (3.61%) AWS Developer
9 6 (3.61%) Java Developer
9 6 (3.61%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 6 (3.61%) Web Developer
10 5 (3.01%) Junior
10 5 (3.01%) Software Engineer
10 5 (3.01%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (51.81%) RESTful
2 75 (45.18%) Node.js
3 66 (39.76%) .NET
4 60 (36.14%) HTML
5 58 (34.94%) ASP.NET
6 56 (33.73%) ASP.NET MVC
6 56 (33.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 56 (33.73%) ASP.NET Web API
7 53 (31.93%) WCF
8 52 (31.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 51 (30.72%) Web Services
10 41 (24.70%) .NET Framework
10 41 (24.70%) Code First Entity Framework
10 41 (24.70%) Entity Framework
11 38 (22.89%) AngularJS
12 35 (21.08%) CSS
13 34 (20.48%) Ruby on Rails
14 30 (18.07%) KnockoutJS
15 25 (15.06%) HTML5
16 21 (12.65%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.06%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.04%) Social Network
3 12 (7.23%) Computer Science
3 12 (7.23%) Smart Meter
4 4 (2.41%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.81%) User Experience
6 2 (1.20%) Blog
6 2 (1.20%) iPad
7 1 (0.60%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 61 (36.75%) Linux
2 42 (25.30%) Ubuntu
3 27 (16.27%) CentOS
4 7 (4.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.41%) Android
5 4 (2.41%) Unix
5 4 (2.41%) Windows
6 3 (1.81%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.20%) Fedora
8 1 (0.60%) Debian
8 1 (0.60%) openSUSE
8 1 (0.60%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (65.66%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (37.95%) TDD
3 59 (35.54%) MVC
4 58 (34.94%) Web Application Development
5 57 (34.34%) BDD
6 44 (26.51%) Microservices
7 42 (25.30%) Continuous Integration
8 38 (22.89%) DevOps
9 37 (22.29%) Scrum
10 32 (19.28%) Configuration Management
11 29 (17.47%) Continuous Delivery
12 28 (16.87%) Software Engineering
13 25 (15.06%) SDLC
14 24 (14.46%) OO
15 21 (12.65%) Automated Testing
16 17 (10.24%) Analytics
16 17 (10.24%) Responsive Web Design
16 17 (10.24%) Web Design
16 17 (10.24%) Web Development
17 15 (9.04%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 80 (48.19%) JavaScript
2 66 (39.76%) Python
3 65 (39.16%) C#
4 51 (30.72%) Java
5 41 (24.70%) Bash Shell
6 32 (19.28%) Scala
7 29 (17.47%) PHP
8 22 (13.25%) Groovy
8 22 (13.25%) SQL
9 15 (9.04%) Go
10 14 (8.43%) Perl
11 9 (5.42%) C
12 7 (4.22%) Korn
13 6 (3.61%) F#
14 5 (3.01%) R
15 4 (2.41%) VB
15 4 (2.41%) VB.NET
16 3 (1.81%) C++
16 3 (1.81%) VB6
17 2 (1.20%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 13 (7.83%) Degree
2 5 (3.01%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.81%) SDET
2 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 45 (27.11%) Docker
2 15 (9.04%) VirtualBox
2 15 (9.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.60%) Ceph
3 1 (0.60%) etcd
3 1 (0.60%) flannel
3 1 (0.60%) KVM
3 1 (0.60%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 29 (17.47%) Terraform
2 28 (16.87%) Puppet
3 18 (10.84%) Ansible
3 18 (10.84%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (10.24%) Kubernetes
5 16 (9.64%) Nagios
6 15 (9.04%) Consul
6 15 (9.04%) Docker Swarm
6 15 (9.04%) Mesos
6 15 (9.04%) StatsD
7 7 (4.22%) rkt
8 5 (3.01%) Kibana
9 4 (2.41%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 4 (2.41%) WSUS
10 3 (1.81%) Nessus
10 3 (1.81%) Nexpose
11 1 (0.60%) Grafana
11 1 (0.60%) Graphite
11 1 (0.60%) Icinga
11 1 (0.60%) logstash
Vendors
1 26 (15.66%) Google
2 15 (9.04%) New Relic
2 15 (9.04%) VMware
3 7 (4.22%) Red Hat
4 5 (3.01%) ServiceNow
5 4 (2.41%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.41%) Oracle
6 3 (1.81%) Qualys
6 3 (1.81%) Rapid7
7 2 (1.20%) IBM
7 2 (1.20%) Twitter
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kidderminster, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FIS Global
Salary: Competitive + corporate benefits
Posted: 13 days ago