The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 150 199 127
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -72
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 52 14 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.97% 0.25% 1.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.97% 0.53% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 44 13 53
Average salary £41,000 £45,000 £48,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% -6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £52,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,405 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.41% -
Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2642 2631 2590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.07% 47.52% 53.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2277 2325 2289
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Ruby
England

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 24 July 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 24 July 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
Warwickshire +25 18 £40,000 -5.88%
Birmingham +13 17 £50,000 - 2
Staffordshire +3 9 £27,500 -
Coventry - 7 £41,405 -
Shropshire - 3 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £35,000 - 3
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 40 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 35 (35.00%) Python
2 35 (35.00%) .NET
3 33 (33.00%) Java
3 33 (33.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 31 (31.00%) TDD
4 31 (31.00%) C#
5 28 (28.00%) JavaScript
6 27 (27.00%) PHP
7 25 (25.00%) HTML
8 24 (24.00%) SQL Server
8 24 (24.00%) Software Engineering
8 24 (24.00%) Node.js
9 23 (23.00%) BDD
9 23 (23.00%) Facebook
9 23 (23.00%) MVC
9 23 (23.00%) MySQL
9 23 (23.00%) Linux
9 23 (23.00%) OO
10 22 (22.00%) ASP.NET
10 22 (22.00%) Web Services
10 22 (22.00%) Web Application Development
10 22 (22.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 21 (21.00%) Cucumber
11 21 (21.00%) NoSQL
11 21 (21.00%) RESTful
11 21 (21.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 20 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
13 17 (17.00%) CSS
14 16 (16.00%) WCF

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 24 (24.00%) Node.js
2 12 (12.00%) Apache
3 10 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.00%) WordPress
5 3 (3.00%) CMS
6 2 (2.00%) Drupal
7 1 (1.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.00%) MS Office
1 2 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (6.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.00%) Internet
2 2 (2.00%) DHCP
3 1 (1.00%) Modbus
3 1 (1.00%) HTTP
3 1 (1.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (23.00%) MySQL
3 21 (21.00%) NoSQL
4 20 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.00%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.00%) EDRMS
7 1 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 40 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 21 (21.00%) Cucumber
3 14 (14.00%) Selenium
3 14 (14.00%) Jenkins
4 12 (12.00%) Maven
4 12 (12.00%) Hudson
4 12 (12.00%) JBehave
5 7 (7.00%) PhoneGap
5 7 (7.00%) RSpec
5 7 (7.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (7.00%) Subversion
6 6 (6.00%) Mercurial
7 3 (3.00%) JIRA
8 2 (2.00%) Ant
9 1 (1.00%) Bitbucket
General
1 8 (8.00%) Advertising
2 5 (5.00%) Finance
3 2 (2.00%) Games
3 2 (2.00%) Back Office
3 2 (2.00%) Marketing
3 2 (2.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 46 (46.00%) Developer
2 19 (19.00%) .NET Developer
3 14 (14.00%) Test Engineer
4 12 (12.00%) Software Engineer
4 12 (12.00%) Release Engineer
4 12 (12.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 9 (9.00%) Analyst
6 8 (8.00%) Test Analyst
6 8 (8.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 8 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (8.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 8 (8.00%) Senior Test Engineer
6 8 (8.00%) Agile Test Analyst
7 6 (6.00%) Automation Engineer
7 6 (6.00%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.00%) Software Packager
9 3 (3.00%) Applications Packager
9 3 (3.00%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (35.00%) .NET
2 33 (33.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 25 (25.00%) HTML
4 22 (22.00%) ASP.NET
4 22 (22.00%) Web Services
4 22 (22.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 21 (21.00%) RESTful
5 21 (21.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 17 (17.00%) CSS
7 16 (16.00%) WCF
8 13 (13.00%) REST
8 13 (13.00%) SOAP
9 12 (12.00%) HTML5
10 11 (11.00%) J2EE
11 10 (10.00%) AngularJS
12 9 (9.00%) .NET Framework
13 8 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 8 (8.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 7 (7.00%) Backbone.js
14 7 (7.00%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.00%) Open Source
2 12 (12.00%) Social Media
3 9 (9.00%) Mathematics
4 8 (8.00%) BBC
4 8 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.00%) Life Science
6 2 (2.00%) Blog
6 2 (2.00%) Xbox
7 1 (1.00%) Clustering
7 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.00%) Linux
2 5 (5.00%) Windows
3 4 (4.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.00%) Android
4 3 (3.00%) Solaris
4 3 (3.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.00%) TDD
2 24 (24.00%) Software Engineering
3 23 (23.00%) BDD
3 23 (23.00%) MVC
3 23 (23.00%) OO
4 22 (22.00%) Web Application Development
5 14 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (13.00%) System Testing
7 12 (12.00%) Unit Testing
8 11 (11.00%) OOP
9 8 (8.00%) Change Control
10 6 (6.00%) Business Development
10 6 (6.00%) Test Automation
11 5 (5.00%) Web Development
11 5 (5.00%) Automated Testing
11 5 (5.00%) CRM
11 5 (5.00%) E-Commerce
12 4 (4.00%) Configuration Management
12 4 (4.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 35 (35.00%) Python
2 33 (33.00%) Java
3 31 (31.00%) C#
4 28 (28.00%) JavaScript
5 27 (27.00%) PHP
6 14 (14.00%) SQL
7 12 (12.00%) T-SQL
8 7 (7.00%) CoffeeScript
8 7 (7.00%) RubyMotion
8 7 (7.00%) Perl
9 6 (6.00%) PowerShell
10 4 (4.00%) VB.NET
10 4 (4.00%) C++
10 4 (4.00%) PHP5
11 3 (3.00%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.00%) C
12 2 (2.00%) ActionScript
13 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (15.00%) Degree
2 3 (3.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 8 (8.00%) Puppet
2 7 (7.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (23.00%) Facebook
2 13 (13.00%) Oracle
3 10 (10.00%) JBoss
3 10 (10.00%) Sony
4 9 (9.00%) Google
5 8 (8.00%) Apple
5 8 (8.00%) Remedy
5 8 (8.00%) Yahoo!
6 7 (7.00%) Twitter
7 4 (4.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (4.00%) Zend
8 2 (2.00%) Adobe
8 2 (2.00%) SAP
8 2 (2.00%) AccuRev
9 1 (1.00%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.00%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.00%) VMware
9 1 (1.00%) Business Objects
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Connect
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 20 days ago