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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
England / West Midlands
Rank 117 131 176
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +45
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 95 89 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.99% 1.69% 0.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.32% 3.78% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 85 77 40
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £30,000
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
2201 2356 2420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.08% 44.65% 48.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1882 2014 2187
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +19 19 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Birmingham -15 18 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Staffordshire +8 17 £40,000 -23.80%
Coventry +23 15 £40,000 -9.09% 3
Worcestershire -7 15 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Shropshire -5 7 £55,000 +51.72% 1
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 95 (56.89%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (54.49%) JavaScript
3 78 (46.71%) RESTful
4 77 (46.11%) Git (software)
5 70 (41.92%) Node.js
6 64 (38.32%) C#
6 64 (38.32%) .NET
7 63 (37.72%) HTML
8 61 (36.53%) Python
8 61 (36.53%) TDD
9 60 (35.93%) Linux
9 60 (35.93%) BDD
9 60 (35.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 57 (34.13%) MVC
11 56 (33.53%) Java
11 56 (33.53%) NoSQL
12 54 (32.34%) ASP.NET
12 54 (32.34%) Web Services
12 54 (32.34%) Web Application Development
13 52 (31.14%) ASP.NET Web API
13 52 (31.14%) SQL Server 2014
13 52 (31.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 52 (31.14%) SQL Server
13 52 (31.14%) ASP.NET MVC
14 50 (29.94%) WCF
15 44 (26.35%) .NET Framework
15 44 (26.35%) Entity Framework
15 44 (26.35%) Code First Entity Framework
15 44 (26.35%) AngularJS
16 42 (25.15%) CSS

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 9 (5.39%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (4.19%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.99%) JBoss
3 5 (2.99%) nginx
4 2 (1.20%) Apache
4 2 (1.20%) Apache Solr
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
1 1 (0.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.40%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 24 (14.37%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (9.58%) Google Cloud Platform
3 15 (8.98%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 15 (8.98%) Google Compute Engine
3 15 (8.98%) Heroku
4 11 (6.59%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.80%) GitHub
5 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.20%) IaaS
7 1 (0.60%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.60%) PaaS
7 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.78%) HTTP
2 12 (7.19%) Internet
3 5 (2.99%) LDAP
4 3 (1.80%) DNS
4 3 (1.80%) Firewall
4 3 (1.80%) tcpdump
5 2 (1.20%) Skype
6 1 (0.60%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.60%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (33.53%) NoSQL
2 52 (31.14%) SQL Server
2 52 (31.14%) SQL Server 2014
3 35 (20.96%) MySQL
4 23 (13.77%) Redis
5 20 (11.98%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (11.38%) Apache Cassandra
7 15 (8.98%) MongoDB
8 10 (5.99%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.20%) CouchDB
11 2 (1.20%) DB2
Development Applications
1 77 (46.11%) Git (software)
2 24 (14.37%) Cucumber
2 24 (14.37%) Jenkins
3 14 (8.38%) Vagrant
4 13 (7.78%) Selenium
5 9 (5.39%) Hudson
5 9 (5.39%) Subversion
6 8 (4.79%) JUnit
7 7 (4.19%) JIRA
8 6 (3.59%) Maven
9 5 (2.99%) Ant
9 5 (2.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (2.99%) Mercurial
10 4 (2.40%) CruiseControl
10 4 (2.40%) GoCD
10 4 (2.40%) NUnit
10 4 (2.40%) RSpec
10 4 (2.40%) TeamCity
10 4 (2.40%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.80%) JMeter
General
1 20 (11.98%) Publishing
2 16 (9.58%) Games
2 16 (9.58%) Music Industry
3 12 (7.19%) Billing
4 8 (4.79%) Retail
5 5 (2.99%) Finance
6 3 (1.80%) Advertising
6 3 (1.80%) Marketing
7 2 (1.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 110 (65.87%) Developer
2 56 (33.53%) .NET Developer
3 33 (19.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 21 (12.57%) Senior DevOps
4 21 (12.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 15 (8.98%) Software Developer
6 14 (8.38%) PHP Developer
6 14 (8.38%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 13 (7.78%) JavaScript Developer
8 12 (7.19%) Full Stack Developer
9 8 (4.79%) Java Developer
9 8 (4.79%) Junior
9 8 (4.79%) Junior Developer
10 7 (4.19%) Analyst
10 7 (4.19%) Internet Developer
10 7 (4.19%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 7 (4.19%) Programmer
11 6 (3.59%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 6 (3.59%) Linux Engineer
11 6 (3.59%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (46.71%) RESTful
2 70 (41.92%) Node.js
3 64 (38.32%) .NET
4 63 (37.72%) HTML
5 60 (35.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 54 (32.34%) ASP.NET
6 54 (32.34%) Web Services
7 52 (31.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 52 (31.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 52 (31.14%) ASP.NET Web API
8 50 (29.94%) WCF
9 44 (26.35%) .NET Framework
9 44 (26.35%) AngularJS
9 44 (26.35%) Code First Entity Framework
9 44 (26.35%) Entity Framework
10 42 (25.15%) CSS
11 40 (23.95%) Ruby on Rails
12 32 (19.16%) KnockoutJS
12 32 (19.16%) REST
13 25 (14.97%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.97%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.38%) Social Network
3 12 (7.19%) Computer Science
3 12 (7.19%) Smart Meter
4 7 (4.19%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.59%) Mathematics
5 6 (3.59%) Physics
6 5 (2.99%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (2.99%) Statistics
7 3 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.80%) User Experience
8 2 (1.20%) Blog
8 2 (1.20%) CMDB
8 2 (1.20%) iPad
9 1 (0.60%) Oculus Rift
9 1 (0.60%) Online Games
9 1 (0.60%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 60 (35.93%) Linux
2 38 (22.75%) Ubuntu
3 22 (13.17%) CentOS
4 8 (4.79%) Windows
5 7 (4.19%) Unix
6 5 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.60%) Android
7 1 (0.60%) Fedora
7 1 (0.60%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (56.89%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (36.53%) TDD
3 60 (35.93%) BDD
4 57 (34.13%) MVC
5 54 (32.34%) Web Application Development
6 39 (23.35%) Continuous Integration
7 38 (22.75%) Scrum
8 35 (20.96%) Microservices
9 33 (19.76%) DevOps
10 29 (17.37%) SDLC
11 26 (15.57%) Configuration Management
12 25 (14.97%) Continuous Delivery
13 24 (14.37%) OO
14 22 (13.17%) Automated Testing
14 22 (13.17%) Software Engineering
15 19 (11.38%) High Availability
16 18 (10.78%) Mentoring
17 17 (10.18%) Analytics
17 17 (10.18%) Responsive Web Design
17 17 (10.18%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 91 (54.49%) JavaScript
2 64 (38.32%) C#
3 61 (36.53%) Python
4 56 (33.53%) Java
5 40 (23.95%) Bash Shell
6 34 (20.36%) PHP
7 28 (16.77%) Scala
8 26 (15.57%) SQL
9 18 (10.78%) Groovy
10 17 (10.18%) Perl
11 16 (9.58%) Go
12 10 (5.99%) C
13 6 (3.59%) C++
14 5 (2.99%) F#
14 5 (2.99%) Korn
14 5 (2.99%) R
15 3 (1.80%) ES6
15 3 (1.80%) VB
15 3 (1.80%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.80%) VB6
Qualifications
1 18 (10.78%) Degree
2 5 (2.99%) ISTQB
2 5 (2.99%) Postgraduate
3 4 (2.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.60%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.80%) QA
2 2 (1.20%) SDET
System Software
1 39 (23.35%) Docker
2 12 (7.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.59%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.60%) Ceph
4 1 (0.60%) etcd
4 1 (0.60%) flannel
4 1 (0.60%) KVM
4 1 (0.60%) Postfix
4 1 (0.60%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 26 (15.57%) Puppet
2 24 (14.37%) Terraform
3 19 (11.38%) Ansible
4 17 (10.18%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (7.78%) Kubernetes
6 12 (7.19%) Nagios
7 11 (6.59%) Consul
7 11 (6.59%) Mesos
7 11 (6.59%) StatsD
8 7 (4.19%) rkt
9 4 (2.40%) Kibana
10 3 (1.80%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 3 (1.80%) WSUS
11 2 (1.20%) Nessus
11 2 (1.20%) Nexpose
12 1 (0.60%) Grafana
12 1 (0.60%) Graphite
12 1 (0.60%) Icinga
12 1 (0.60%) logstash
Vendors
1 24 (14.37%) Google
2 12 (7.19%) VMware
3 11 (6.59%) New Relic
4 9 (5.39%) ServiceNow
5 5 (2.99%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.40%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.80%) Oracle
8 2 (1.20%) IBM
8 2 (1.20%) Percona
8 2 (1.20%) Qualys
8 2 (1.20%) Rapid7
8 2 (1.20%) Twitter
9 1 (0.60%) Cisco
9 1 (0.60%) EMC
9 1 (0.60%) Facebook
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - 60,000 + package
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - 60,000 + package
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000 (With Exceptional Package)
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Kidderminster, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago