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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 139 152 204
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +52
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 89 57 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.54% 1.06% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.20% 2.14% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 87 47 14
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,900 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,800 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
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
2780 2659 2669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.04% 49.59% 48.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2493 2299 2361
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +5 42 £45,000 -7.69% 5
Staffordshire +18 18 £40,000 +45.45% 2
Warwickshire -25 16 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Coventry -11 6 £40,000 -3.39%
Shropshire -12 1 £37,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £80,000 -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 141 (81.50%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (75.14%) Git (software)
3 121 (69.94%) MVC
4 111 (64.16%) TDD
5 110 (63.58%) .NET
6 109 (63.01%) C#
7 104 (60.12%) Node.js
8 103 (59.54%) BDD
8 103 (59.54%) ASP.NET
9 102 (58.96%) SQL Server
9 102 (58.96%) RESTful
10 100 (57.80%) ASP.NET MVC
10 100 (57.80%) NoSQL
10 100 (57.80%) Web Application Development
10 100 (57.80%) ASP.NET Web API
11 96 (55.49%) WCF
12 65 (37.57%) Java
13 58 (33.53%) OO
14 50 (28.90%) Python
15 47 (27.17%) PHP
16 42 (24.28%) JavaScript
17 40 (23.12%) HTML
18 36 (20.81%) CSS
18 36 (20.81%) HTML5
19 35 (20.23%) Software Engineering
20 33 (19.08%) JUnit
20 33 (19.08%) Facebook
21 31 (17.92%) CSS3
22 30 (17.34%) Business Intelligence
23 29 (16.76%) Linux

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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
1 104 (60.12%) Node.js
2 28 (16.18%) JBoss
3 22 (12.72%) Tomcat
4 21 (12.14%) WebSphere
4 21 (12.14%) WebLogic
5 17 (9.83%) GlassFish
6 4 (2.31%) Apache
7 3 (1.73%) WordPress
7 3 (1.73%) nginx
7 3 (1.73%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.58%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.58%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.58%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.58%) Fireworks
1 1 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 20 (11.56%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (7.51%) SaaS
3 4 (2.31%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (2.31%) CloudFront
3 4 (2.31%) Amazon S3
3 4 (2.31%) Amazon Kinesis
3 4 (2.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (1.73%) Rackspace Cloud
5 2 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.31%) TCP/IP
1 4 (2.31%) DNS
1 4 (2.31%) Internet
2 2 (1.16%) Wireless
2 2 (1.16%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (58.96%) SQL Server
2 100 (57.80%) NoSQL
3 18 (10.40%) MySQL
4 16 (9.25%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.16%) Redis
5 2 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.58%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.58%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 130 (75.14%) Git (software)
2 33 (19.08%) JUnit
3 25 (14.45%) Selenium
4 22 (12.72%) JIRA
4 22 (12.72%) Ant
5 17 (9.83%) Maven
6 6 (3.47%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.31%) WebDriver
7 4 (2.31%) Hudson
8 3 (1.73%) PHPUnit
9 2 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.16%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.16%) Metasploit
9 2 (1.16%) Subversion
10 1 (0.58%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.58%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.58%) AccuRev
10 1 (0.58%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 1 (0.58%) Liquibase
General
1 27 (15.61%) Retail
2 8 (4.62%) Advertising
3 4 (2.31%) Games
4 3 (1.73%) Publishing
5 2 (1.16%) Finance
6 1 (0.58%) Back Office
6 1 (0.58%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 144 (83.24%) Developer
2 100 (57.80%) .NET Developer
3 35 (20.23%) Software Engineer
4 26 (15.03%) Java Developer
5 21 (12.14%) Java Software Engineer
6 14 (8.09%) Graduate
7 13 (7.51%) Junior
7 13 (7.51%) Junior Developer
7 13 (7.51%) Junior .NET Developer
8 12 (6.94%) Senior Software Engineer
9 8 (4.62%) Web Developer
10 6 (3.47%) Software Developer
10 6 (3.47%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (2.89%) Senior Developer
11 5 (2.89%) PHP Developer
11 5 (2.89%) Senior Java Developer
12 3 (1.73%) PHP Web Developer
12 3 (1.73%) Linux Engineer
12 3 (1.73%) LAMP Developer
12 3 (1.73%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (63.58%) .NET
2 103 (59.54%) ASP.NET
3 102 (58.96%) RESTful
4 100 (57.80%) ASP.NET MVC
4 100 (57.80%) ASP.NET Web API
5 96 (55.49%) WCF
6 40 (23.12%) HTML
7 36 (20.81%) CSS
7 36 (20.81%) HTML5
8 31 (17.92%) CSS3
9 25 (14.45%) AngularJS
9 25 (14.45%) jQuery
9 25 (14.45%) XML
10 22 (12.72%) JSON
11 21 (12.14%) .NET Framework
11 21 (12.14%) PhoneGap
12 17 (9.83%) J2EE
13 13 (7.51%) Java EE
14 12 (6.94%) REST
14 12 (6.94%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.45%) BBC
1 25 (14.45%) Social Media
2 20 (11.56%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (7.51%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.73%) Linked Data
4 3 (1.73%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.16%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.16%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.16%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.58%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (16.76%) Linux
2 17 (9.83%) UNIX
3 7 (4.05%) Windows
4 5 (2.89%) CentOS
4 5 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.58%) Solaris
5 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.58%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (81.50%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (69.94%) MVC
3 111 (64.16%) TDD
4 103 (59.54%) BDD
5 100 (57.80%) Web Application Development
6 58 (33.53%) OO
7 35 (20.23%) Software Engineering
8 30 (17.34%) Business Intelligence
9 26 (15.03%) Open Source
10 24 (13.87%) Web Development
11 23 (13.29%) SOA
12 22 (12.72%) OOP
13 21 (12.14%) Mobile Development
14 19 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (9.25%) Refactoring
15 16 (9.25%) Scrum
16 13 (7.51%) Kanban
17 12 (6.94%) Mentoring
17 12 (6.94%) Continuous Delivery
17 12 (6.94%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 109 (63.01%) C#
2 65 (37.57%) Java
3 50 (28.90%) Python
4 47 (27.17%) PHP
5 42 (24.28%) JavaScript
6 26 (15.03%) VB.NET
7 25 (14.45%) VB
8 23 (13.29%) Perl
9 19 (10.98%) SQL
10 13 (7.51%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.89%) C++
12 4 (2.31%) C
13 3 (1.73%) ActionScript
13 3 (1.73%) VB6
14 2 (1.16%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.16%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.16%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.58%) SPARQL
15 1 (0.58%) PHP5
15 1 (0.58%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 10 (5.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.31%) Varnish
1 4 (2.31%) Docker
2 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (10.98%) Puppet
2 16 (9.25%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (6.94%) Nagios
3 12 (6.94%) OpenNMS
4 4 (2.31%) SELinux
5 2 (1.16%) Nessus
5 2 (1.16%) Nmap
6 1 (0.58%) Ansible
Vendors
1 33 (19.08%) Facebook
2 27 (15.61%) Microsoft
3 25 (14.45%) Apple
3 25 (14.45%) Sony
3 25 (14.45%) Yahoo!
3 25 (14.45%) Google
4 6 (3.47%) Oracle
5 4 (2.31%) VMware
5 4 (2.31%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.31%) Splunk
6 3 (1.73%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.16%) Zend
7 2 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.16%) Remedy
8 1 (0.58%) SAP
8 1 (0.58%) Adobe
8 1 (0.58%) Citrix
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