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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 143 141 168
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +27
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 100 84 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.64% 1.59% 0.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.84% 3.22% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 88 82 37
Median salary £40,000 £43,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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
2604 2609 2563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 42.74% 49.53% 49.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2205 2348 2219
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 £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -10 40 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Warwickshire +8 24 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Coventry +11 15 £40,000 - 1
Worcestershire -3 8 £36,250 -54.68% 1
Shropshire -15 4 £60,000 +60.00% 2
Staffordshire -18 4 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Wolverhampton - 4 £50,000 -
Solihull - 1 £95,000 - 1
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 141 (69.12%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (55.88%) TDD
3 106 (51.96%) Java
4 99 (48.53%) RESTful
5 87 (42.65%) C#
6 83 (40.69%) .NET
7 78 (38.24%) ASP.NET
8 76 (37.25%) Scrum
8 76 (37.25%) Git (software)
9 71 (34.80%) BDD
10 65 (31.86%) SQL
11 62 (30.39%) JavaScript
11 62 (30.39%) MVC
11 62 (30.39%) Node.js
12 61 (29.90%) SQL Server
13 60 (29.41%) NoSQL
14 59 (28.92%) Continuous Integration
15 58 (28.43%) Software Engineering
15 58 (28.43%) MySQL
16 56 (27.45%) ASP.NET MVC
17 54 (26.47%) Web Application Development
17 54 (26.47%) Jenkins
17 54 (26.47%) ASP.NET Web API
17 54 (26.47%) Spring
18 53 (25.98%) WCF
19 52 (25.49%) Selenium
19 52 (25.49%) OO
19 52 (25.49%) SQL Server 2014
19 52 (25.49%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 51 (25.00%) AngularJS

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 62 (30.39%) Node.js
2 46 (22.55%) JBoss
3 45 (22.06%) GlassFish
4 18 (8.82%) WildFly
5 16 (7.84%) Confluence
6 11 (5.39%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (4.90%) Apache Spark
8 7 (3.43%) OpenStack
9 5 (2.45%) Apache Solr
9 5 (2.45%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.96%) Apache
10 4 (1.96%) CMS
11 2 (0.98%) nginx
12 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (0.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.37%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (5.39%) GitHub
3 11 (5.39%) SaaS
4 8 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.49%) IaaS
5 1 (0.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.27%) HTTP
2 10 (4.90%) Internet
3 1 (0.49%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (29.90%) SQL Server
2 60 (29.41%) NoSQL
3 58 (28.43%) MySQL
4 52 (25.49%) SQL Server 2014
5 45 (22.06%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (9.31%) MongoDB
7 16 (7.84%) Neo4j
8 14 (6.86%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (4.90%) Apache Accumulo
9 10 (4.90%) Big Data
9 10 (4.90%) Hadoop
9 10 (4.90%) IBM InfoSphere
10 6 (2.94%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.98%) ArangoDB
11 2 (0.98%) OrientDB
11 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 76 (37.25%) Git (software)
2 54 (26.47%) Jenkins
3 52 (25.49%) Selenium
4 50 (24.51%) Cucumber
5 48 (23.53%) Hudson
6 47 (23.04%) RSpec
6 47 (23.04%) WATIR
7 20 (9.80%) JUnit
8 19 (9.31%) JIRA
9 18 (8.82%) JBehave
10 8 (3.92%) Maven
11 7 (3.43%) Vagrant
12 5 (2.45%) Subversion
12 5 (2.45%) Visual Studio
13 4 (1.96%) Ant
13 4 (1.96%) Mercurial
13 4 (1.96%) WebDriver
14 2 (0.98%) Babel
14 2 (0.98%) Gradle
14 2 (0.98%) Grunt
General
1 46 (22.55%) Billing
2 15 (7.35%) Games
3 3 (1.47%) Finance
4 2 (0.98%) Retail
5 1 (0.49%) Advertising
5 1 (0.49%) Banking
5 1 (0.49%) Local Government
5 1 (0.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 173 (84.80%) Developer
2 61 (29.90%) .NET Developer
3 58 (28.43%) Java Developer
4 42 (20.59%) Senior Developer
5 39 (19.12%) Senior Java Developer
6 27 (13.24%) Agile Developer
6 27 (13.24%) Agile Java Developer
6 27 (13.24%) Senior Agile Developer
6 27 (13.24%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 20 (9.80%) Lead Developer
8 19 (9.31%) Java Engineer
9 18 (8.82%) Senior Java Engineer
9 18 (8.82%) Social Media Developer
10 16 (7.84%) Software Developer
11 13 (6.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 13 (6.37%) Lead Java Developer
12 11 (5.39%) Angular Developer
13 10 (4.90%) Big Data Developer
13 10 (4.90%) Technical Leader
14 8 (3.92%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (48.53%) RESTful
2 83 (40.69%) .NET
3 78 (38.24%) ASP.NET
4 56 (27.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 54 (26.47%) ASP.NET Web API
5 54 (26.47%) Spring
6 53 (25.98%) WCF
7 52 (25.49%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 51 (25.00%) AngularJS
9 45 (22.06%) Hibernate
9 45 (22.06%) Java EE
9 45 (22.06%) JAX-RS
9 45 (22.06%) JMS
9 45 (22.06%) JPA
9 45 (22.06%) RESTEasy
10 32 (15.69%) Ruby on Rails
11 27 (13.24%) .NET Framework
12 26 (12.75%) Code First Entity Framework
12 26 (12.75%) Entity Framework
13 20 (9.80%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (22.06%) Mathematics
2 18 (8.82%) BBC
2 18 (8.82%) Social Media
3 15 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.35%) Social Network
4 13 (6.37%) Smart Meter
4 13 (6.37%) User Experience
4 13 (6.37%) VHDL
5 10 (4.90%) Internet of Things
6 5 (2.45%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (2.45%) Linked Data
6 5 (2.45%) Semantic Web
7 4 (1.96%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.98%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.98%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.98%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.98%) Xbox
9 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.49%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (15.20%) Linux
2 22 (10.78%) Windows
3 13 (6.37%) Mac OS X
4 6 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.45%) Solaris
6 4 (1.96%) CoreOS
6 4 (1.96%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.98%) CentOS
8 1 (0.49%) Android
8 1 (0.49%) Unix
8 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (69.12%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (55.88%) TDD
3 76 (37.25%) Scrum
4 71 (34.80%) BDD
5 62 (30.39%) MVC
6 59 (28.92%) Continuous Integration
7 58 (28.43%) Software Engineering
8 54 (26.47%) Web Application Development
9 52 (25.49%) OO
10 50 (24.51%) SOA
11 46 (22.55%) Unit Testing
12 45 (22.06%) Dependency Injection
13 36 (17.65%) DSDM
14 33 (16.18%) Software Delivery
15 32 (15.69%) Workflow
16 30 (14.71%) Open Source
17 24 (11.76%) SDLC
18 18 (8.82%) Functional Testing
18 18 (8.82%) Mentoring
19 16 (7.84%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 106 (51.96%) Java
2 87 (42.65%) C#
3 65 (31.86%) SQL
4 62 (30.39%) JavaScript
5 37 (18.14%) PHP
6 26 (12.75%) C++
6 26 (12.75%) Scala
7 24 (11.76%) Perl
8 23 (11.27%) Python
9 22 (10.78%) VB.NET
10 19 (9.31%) C
11 13 (6.37%) ES6
12 11 (5.39%) CoffeeScript
13 6 (2.94%) Groovy
14 5 (2.45%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.96%) Clojure
15 4 (1.96%) SPARQL
16 3 (1.47%) Shell Script
16 3 (1.47%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 49 (24.02%) Degree
2 13 (6.37%) DV Cleared
2 13 (6.37%) SC Cleared
2 13 (6.37%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.47%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.49%) OCA
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.94%) QA
2 2 (0.98%) SDET
System Software
1 21 (10.29%) Docker
2 10 (4.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.98%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.98%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.49%) zsh
Systems Management
1 28 (13.73%) Puppet
2 5 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.45%) Packer
2 5 (2.45%) Terraform
3 4 (1.96%) Grafana
3 4 (1.96%) Graphite
3 4 (1.96%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 28 (13.73%) Google
1 28 (13.73%) Oracle
2 21 (10.29%) Atlassian
3 19 (9.31%) Facebook
4 18 (8.82%) Apple
4 18 (8.82%) Sony
4 18 (8.82%) Yahoo!
5 10 (4.90%) IBM
6 7 (3.43%) Microsoft
7 4 (1.96%) MuleSoft
7 4 (1.96%) Snowplow
7 4 (1.96%) WSO2
8 3 (1.47%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.98%) Sage
9 2 (0.98%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.98%) VMware
10 1 (0.49%) Remedy
10 1 (0.49%) SOASTA, Inc
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