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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 172 133 158
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +25
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 43 74 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.79% 1.49% 0.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.62% 2.91% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 36 71 38
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
2653 2540 2612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.71% 51.20% 54.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2407 2220 2315
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Birmingham -24 15 £37,500 +15.38% 6
Warwickshire -24 15 £38,750 -13.88% 2
Coventry - 7 £40,000 -
Solihull - 2 £35,000 -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 47 (60.26%) .NET
2 46 (58.97%) Git (software)
2 46 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (53.85%) C#
4 37 (47.44%) TDD
4 37 (47.44%) Node.js
5 31 (39.74%) Python
6 30 (38.46%) MVC
6 30 (38.46%) SQL Server
6 30 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
6 30 (38.46%) WCF
6 30 (38.46%) RESTful
7 29 (37.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 29 (37.18%) ASP.NET
7 29 (37.18%) BDD
7 29 (37.18%) Enterprise Software
8 27 (34.62%) PHP
9 26 (33.33%) JavaScript
10 24 (30.77%) Web Application Development
10 24 (30.77%) Facebook
10 24 (30.77%) NoSQL
11 23 (29.49%) HTML
12 21 (26.92%) Ruby on Rails
12 21 (26.92%) .NET Framework
13 20 (25.64%) SQL
13 20 (25.64%) Java
14 18 (23.08%) Advertising
15 16 (20.51%) Linux
15 16 (20.51%) OO
15 16 (20.51%) Continuous Integration

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 37 (47.44%) Node.js
2 9 (11.54%) Tomcat
3 7 (8.97%) GlassFish
4 2 (2.56%) Drupal
4 2 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.56%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.56%) Apache
5 1 (1.28%) Confluence
5 1 (1.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.26%) SaaS
2 7 (8.97%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) Intranet
2 2 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (2.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 24 (30.77%) NoSQL
3 7 (8.97%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (7.69%) SQLite
5 4 (5.13%) MySQL
6 2 (2.56%) Redis
6 2 (2.56%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.28%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 46 (58.97%) Git (software)
2 9 (11.54%) Subversion
2 9 (11.54%) Maven
3 7 (8.97%) JUnit
4 6 (7.69%) Xcode
4 6 (7.69%) Mercurial
5 5 (6.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.85%) Ant
6 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.56%) Bitbucket
7 2 (2.56%) CruiseControl
7 2 (2.56%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.56%) JIRA
7 2 (2.56%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (23.08%) Advertising
2 2 (2.56%) Games
2 2 (2.56%) Electronics
3 1 (1.28%) Finance
3 1 (1.28%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 61 (78.21%) Developer
2 22 (28.21%) .NET Developer
3 16 (20.51%) Web Developer
4 11 (14.10%) Software Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Senior Software Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) Java Developer
7 6 (7.69%) Junior Web Developer
7 6 (7.69%) iOS Developer
7 6 (7.69%) Junior Developer
7 6 (7.69%) Junior
8 4 (5.13%) Release Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Perl Developer
10 2 (2.56%) PHP Developer
10 2 (2.56%) Architect
10 2 (2.56%) J2EE Software Engineer
10 2 (2.56%) .NET Architect
10 2 (2.56%) DevOps Engineer
10 2 (2.56%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (2.56%) Build Engineer
11 1 (1.28%) Software Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (60.26%) .NET
2 30 (38.46%) WCF
2 30 (38.46%) RESTful
2 30 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
3 29 (37.18%) ASP.NET MVC
3 29 (37.18%) ASP.NET
4 23 (29.49%) HTML
5 21 (26.92%) Ruby on Rails
5 21 (26.92%) .NET Framework
6 16 (20.51%) CSS
6 16 (20.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 14 (17.95%) jQuery
8 13 (16.67%) JSON
9 11 (14.10%) AngularJS
10 10 (12.82%) J2EE
11 7 (8.97%) EJB
11 7 (8.97%) REST
11 7 (8.97%) HTML5
12 6 (7.69%) XML
12 6 (7.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (37.18%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (12.82%) Open Source
3 8 (10.26%) Social Media
3 8 (10.26%) BBC
4 7 (8.97%) User Experience
5 5 (6.41%) New Media
6 2 (2.56%) iPhone
6 2 (2.56%) iPad
6 2 (2.56%) SCADA
7 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.28%) Derivative
7 1 (1.28%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.28%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.51%) Linux
2 13 (16.67%) UNIX
3 6 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 5 (6.41%) Windows
5 1 (1.28%) FreeBSD
5 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (47.44%) TDD
3 30 (38.46%) MVC
4 29 (37.18%) BDD
5 24 (30.77%) Web Application Development
6 16 (20.51%) OO
6 16 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 11 (14.10%) Scrum
9 7 (8.97%) Kanban
9 7 (8.97%) Web Development
10 6 (7.69%) iOS Development
10 6 (7.69%) Unit Testing
11 5 (6.41%) Mentoring
11 5 (6.41%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (6.41%) Refactoring
11 5 (6.41%) E-Commerce
12 4 (5.13%) Pair Programming
13 3 (3.85%) Software Deployment
13 3 (3.85%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 42 (53.85%) C#
2 31 (39.74%) Python
3 27 (34.62%) PHP
4 26 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 20 (25.64%) SQL
5 20 (25.64%) Java
6 13 (16.67%) Perl
7 9 (11.54%) Shell Script
8 8 (10.26%) VB.NET
9 5 (6.41%) VB
9 5 (6.41%) Objective-C
10 4 (5.13%) T-SQL
10 4 (5.13%) C++
11 3 (3.85%) C
12 2 (2.56%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.56%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.56%) DV Cleared
1 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.28%) Degree
Systems Management
1 10 (12.82%) Puppet
2 5 (6.41%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (6.41%) Nagios
2 5 (6.41%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 24 (30.77%) Facebook
2 9 (11.54%) Apple
2 9 (11.54%) Sony
2 9 (11.54%) Google
3 8 (10.26%) Yahoo!
4 6 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.28%) Adobe
5 1 (1.28%) Remedy
5 1 (1.28%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.28%) AccuRev
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Salary: £20000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £25,000 - £40,000 per year
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus bens and pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Alcester, Warwickshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Henley-In-Arden, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Alcester
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: Dependant on experience + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
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Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
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