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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 144 171 182
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +11
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 74 42 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.32% 0.78% 0.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.81% 1.58% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 74 38 22
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +19.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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
2636 2655 2566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.05% 49.19% 47.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2335 2244 2291
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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 +18 40 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Warwickshire +3 18 £36,250 -9.37% 6
Staffordshire +4 7 £40,000 +45.45% 5
Coventry -5 6 £45,000 +9.75%
Walsall - 1 £70,000 -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 118 (74.68%) Git (software)
2 117 (74.05%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (66.46%) MVC
4 100 (63.29%) TDD
4 100 (63.29%) .NET
5 97 (61.39%) C#
6 94 (59.49%) Node.js
7 93 (58.86%) SQL Server
7 93 (58.86%) ASP.NET
8 92 (58.23%) BDD
9 91 (57.59%) RESTful
10 90 (56.96%) NoSQL
11 89 (56.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 89 (56.33%) Web Application Development
11 89 (56.33%) ASP.NET Web API
12 82 (51.90%) WCF
13 56 (35.44%) OO
14 55 (34.81%) Java
15 53 (33.54%) Python
16 38 (24.05%) PHP
17 32 (20.25%) JavaScript
18 31 (19.62%) HTML
19 30 (18.99%) CSS
20 28 (17.72%) HTML5
21 27 (17.09%) Facebook
21 27 (17.09%) Business Intelligence
22 26 (16.46%) Apple
22 26 (16.46%) Retail
22 26 (16.46%) Sony
22 26 (16.46%) BBC

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 94 (59.49%) Node.js
2 24 (15.19%) JBoss
3 16 (10.13%) WebLogic
3 16 (10.13%) WebSphere
4 13 (8.23%) Tomcat
5 11 (6.96%) GlassFish
6 5 (3.16%) Apache
7 4 (2.53%) WordPress
8 3 (1.90%) nginx
8 3 (1.90%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.63%) Fireworks
1 1 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.33%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.06%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (3.80%) SaaS
4 4 (2.53%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.63%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.63%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.43%) Internet
2 2 (1.27%) Wireless
2 2 (1.27%) Network Security
3 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.63%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (58.86%) SQL Server
2 90 (56.96%) NoSQL
3 14 (8.86%) MySQL
4 10 (6.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 118 (74.68%) Git (software)
2 22 (13.92%) JUnit
3 21 (13.29%) Selenium
4 19 (12.03%) JIRA
4 19 (12.03%) Ant
5 16 (10.13%) Jenkins
6 12 (7.59%) Maven
7 6 (3.80%) Subversion
7 6 (3.80%) Hudson
8 4 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (2.53%) Mercurial
8 4 (2.53%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.90%) PHPUnit
9 3 (1.90%) AccuRev
9 3 (1.90%) CruiseControl
9 3 (1.90%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.27%) Metasploit
11 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.63%) RSpec
11 1 (0.63%) WATIR
General
1 26 (16.46%) Retail
2 3 (1.90%) Back Office
3 2 (1.27%) Finance
3 2 (1.27%) Games
4 1 (0.63%) Advertising
4 1 (0.63%) Billing
4 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 124 (78.48%) Developer
2 89 (56.33%) .NET Developer
3 24 (15.19%) Software Engineer
4 20 (12.66%) Java Developer
5 16 (10.13%) Java Software Engineer
5 16 (10.13%) DevOps Engineer
6 13 (8.23%) Junior
6 13 (8.23%) Graduate
7 12 (7.59%) Junior Developer
7 12 (7.59%) Junior .NET Developer
8 10 (6.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 9 (5.70%) Web Developer
10 8 (5.06%) Linux Engineer
11 7 (4.43%) Senior Software Engineer
12 5 (3.16%) Software Developer
12 5 (3.16%) PHP Developer
13 4 (2.53%) Senior Java Developer
13 4 (2.53%) Senior Developer
13 4 (2.53%) Release Engineer
13 4 (2.53%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (63.29%) .NET
2 93 (58.86%) ASP.NET
3 91 (57.59%) RESTful
4 89 (56.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 89 (56.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 82 (51.90%) WCF
6 31 (19.62%) HTML
7 30 (18.99%) CSS
8 28 (17.72%) HTML5
9 26 (16.46%) CSS3
10 21 (13.29%) jQuery
10 21 (13.29%) XML
11 20 (12.66%) AngularJS
12 17 (10.76%) JSON
13 16 (10.13%) PhoneGap
14 13 (8.23%) .NET Framework
15 11 (6.96%) Ruby on Rails
16 9 (5.70%) J2EE
17 8 (5.06%) Java EE
18 7 (4.43%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.46%) BBC
1 26 (16.46%) Social Media
2 8 (5.06%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.43%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.90%) Linked Data
4 3 (1.90%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.63%) User Experience
6 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 25 (15.82%) Linux
2 15 (9.49%) Windows
3 9 (5.70%) CentOS
3 9 (5.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (5.06%) UNIX
4 8 (5.06%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.63%) Android
5 1 (0.63%) Solaris
5 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (74.05%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (66.46%) MVC
3 100 (63.29%) TDD
4 92 (58.23%) BDD
5 89 (56.33%) Web Application Development
6 56 (35.44%) OO
7 27 (17.09%) Business Intelligence
8 25 (15.82%) Software Engineering
9 21 (13.29%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (12.66%) Open Source
11 19 (12.03%) Web Development
12 18 (11.39%) OOP
12 18 (11.39%) SOA
13 16 (10.13%) DevOps
13 16 (10.13%) Mobile Development
14 10 (6.33%) Scrum
14 10 (6.33%) Refactoring
15 7 (4.43%) E-Commerce
16 6 (3.80%) Kanban
16 6 (3.80%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 97 (61.39%) C#
2 55 (34.81%) Java
3 53 (33.54%) Python
4 38 (24.05%) PHP
5 32 (20.25%) JavaScript
6 19 (12.03%) VB.NET
7 18 (11.39%) Perl
8 16 (10.13%) VB
9 11 (6.96%) PowerShell
10 10 (6.33%) SQL
11 6 (3.80%) Shell Script
12 5 (3.16%) C++
13 4 (2.53%) T-SQL
13 4 (2.53%) ActionScript
13 4 (2.53%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.90%) C
15 1 (0.63%) SPARQL
15 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.63%) VB6
15 1 (0.63%) Korn
Qualifications
1 12 (7.59%) Degree
2 1 (0.63%) ISEB
2 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.90%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.90%) Docker
2 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.63%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 17 (10.76%) Puppet
1 17 (10.76%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (5.06%) Ansible
3 6 (3.80%) Nagios
3 6 (3.80%) OpenNMS
4 2 (1.27%) Nessus
4 2 (1.27%) Nmap
5 1 (0.63%) SELinux
Vendors
1 27 (17.09%) Facebook
2 26 (16.46%) Sony
2 26 (16.46%) Yahoo!
2 26 (16.46%) Google
2 26 (16.46%) Apple
3 24 (15.19%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.80%) Oracle
5 4 (2.53%) Rackspace
5 4 (2.53%) Remedy
6 3 (1.90%) Citrix
7 2 (1.27%) Zend
8 1 (0.63%) Splunk
8 1 (0.63%) VMware
8 1 (0.63%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.63%) SAP
8 1 (0.63%) Adobe
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + good pension, flexi time
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Bonus & Benefits
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Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
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Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Stafford, Staffordshire
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Warwick, Warwickshire
Noir Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Nuneaton, Warwickshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick
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Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
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Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
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