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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 170 183 145
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -38
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 41 27 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.76% 0.49% 1.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.56% 1.04% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 38 19 43
Average salary £40,500 £36,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
2633 2596 2573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.00% 47.03% 52.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2224 2320 2270
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +11 23 £50,000 - 1
Warwickshire +16 11 £40,000 +21.21%
Staffordshire -7 6 £27,500 -
Coventry - 1 £41,000 -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 43 (44.33%) .NET
2 42 (43.30%) Git (software)
3 37 (38.14%) C#
4 34 (35.05%) TDD
5 31 (31.96%) Ruby on Rails
5 31 (31.96%) Java
6 30 (30.93%) Python
6 30 (30.93%) Node.js
7 29 (29.90%) BDD
8 28 (28.87%) SQL Server
9 27 (27.84%) MVC
10 26 (26.80%) ASP.NET
10 26 (26.80%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (26.80%) Web Application Development
11 25 (25.77%) ASP.NET Web API
11 25 (25.77%) RESTful
11 25 (25.77%) NoSQL
12 24 (24.74%) Facebook
12 24 (24.74%) PHP
13 23 (23.71%) OO
14 22 (22.68%) JavaScript
15 20 (20.62%) HTML
15 20 (20.62%) WCF
16 18 (18.56%) Software Engineering
16 18 (18.56%) Linux
17 16 (16.49%) MySQL
18 14 (14.43%) SQL
18 14 (14.43%) CSS
18 14 (14.43%) Web Services
18 14 (14.43%) PostgreSQL

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 30 (30.93%) Node.js
2 13 (13.40%) Apache
3 12 (12.37%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.09%) WordPress
5 2 (2.06%) CMS
5 2 (2.06%) Drupal
6 1 (1.03%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.06%) MS Office
1 2 (2.06%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.06%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.15%) Internet
2 2 (2.06%) DHCP
3 1 (1.03%) HTTP
3 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.03%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (28.87%) SQL Server
2 25 (25.77%) NoSQL
3 16 (16.49%) MySQL
4 14 (14.43%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (8.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.03%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 42 (43.30%) Git (software)
2 12 (12.37%) Cucumber
3 11 (11.34%) Jenkins
4 9 (9.28%) Subversion
4 9 (9.28%) Maven
5 8 (8.25%) Selenium
6 7 (7.22%) Hudson
6 7 (7.22%) JBehave
6 7 (7.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (6.19%) Mercurial
8 4 (4.12%) RSpec
8 4 (4.12%) Ant
9 3 (3.09%) JIRA
10 2 (2.06%) Eclipse
10 2 (2.06%) CruiseControl
10 2 (2.06%) TeamCity
11 1 (1.03%) Bitbucket
General
1 12 (12.37%) Advertising
2 4 (4.12%) Finance
3 2 (2.06%) Back Office
3 2 (2.06%) Marketing
3 2 (2.06%) German Language
4 1 (1.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 51 (52.58%) Developer
2 23 (23.71%) .NET Developer
3 12 (12.37%) Release Engineer
4 10 (10.31%) Software Engineer
5 9 (9.28%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 8 (8.25%) Test Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) Senior Software Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) Analyst
8 5 (5.15%) Test Analyst
8 5 (5.15%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (5.15%) Senior Test Analyst
8 5 (5.15%) Senior Test Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) Agile Test Analyst
9 4 (4.12%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.09%) Applications Packager
10 3 (3.09%) Web Developer
10 3 (3.09%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.09%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.09%) Automation Engineer
10 3 (3.09%) Software Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (44.33%) .NET
2 31 (31.96%) Ruby on Rails
3 26 (26.80%) ASP.NET
3 26 (26.80%) ASP.NET MVC
4 25 (25.77%) RESTful
4 25 (25.77%) ASP.NET Web API
5 20 (20.62%) WCF
5 20 (20.62%) HTML
6 14 (14.43%) Web Services
6 14 (14.43%) CSS
7 13 (13.40%) .NET Framework
8 12 (12.37%) J2EE
8 12 (12.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 9 (9.28%) AngularJS
10 8 (8.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 8 (8.25%) REST
10 8 (8.25%) HTML5
10 8 (8.25%) SOAP
11 6 (6.19%) Application Packaging
11 6 (6.19%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.37%) Open Source
1 12 (12.37%) Social Media
1 12 (12.37%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (8.25%) BBC
3 5 (5.15%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.12%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.06%) Life Science
5 2 (2.06%) Blog
6 1 (1.03%) Xbox
6 1 (1.03%) Clustering
6 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.56%) Linux
2 7 (7.22%) Windows
3 3 (3.09%) Solaris
3 3 (3.09%) UNIX
3 3 (3.09%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.06%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (35.05%) TDD
2 29 (29.90%) BDD
3 27 (27.84%) MVC
4 26 (26.80%) Web Application Development
5 23 (23.71%) OO
6 18 (18.56%) Software Engineering
7 13 (13.40%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (11.34%) OOP
10 9 (9.28%) System Testing
11 8 (8.25%) Unit Testing
11 8 (8.25%) Change Control
12 6 (6.19%) Business Development
13 5 (5.15%) CRM
14 4 (4.12%) E-Commerce
14 4 (4.12%) Configuration Management
14 4 (4.12%) Project Management
14 4 (4.12%) Web Development
14 4 (4.12%) Software Deployment
15 3 (3.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 37 (38.14%) C#
2 31 (31.96%) Java
3 30 (30.93%) Python
4 24 (24.74%) PHP
5 22 (22.68%) JavaScript
6 14 (14.43%) SQL
7 12 (12.37%) T-SQL
8 8 (8.25%) Perl
9 6 (6.19%) PowerShell
10 4 (4.12%) CoffeeScript
10 4 (4.12%) RubyMotion
10 4 (4.12%) PHP5
10 4 (4.12%) C++
10 4 (4.12%) VB.NET
11 3 (3.09%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.06%) C
12 2 (2.06%) ActionScript
13 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (11.34%) Degree
2 3 (3.09%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (5.15%) Puppet
2 4 (4.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (24.74%) Facebook
2 10 (10.31%) Oracle
2 10 (10.31%) JBoss
3 9 (9.28%) Sony
3 9 (9.28%) Google
4 8 (8.25%) Yahoo!
4 8 (8.25%) Apple
4 8 (8.25%) Remedy
5 4 (4.12%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.12%) Zend
5 4 (4.12%) Twitter
6 2 (2.06%) AccuRev
6 2 (2.06%) SAP
7 1 (1.03%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.03%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.03%) Adobe
7 1 (1.03%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.03%) VMware
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