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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 138 135 163
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +28
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 102 86 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.64% 1.62% 0.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.86% 3.21% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 90 86 37
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
2644 2677 2436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 42.62% 50.27% 48.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2272 2402 2099
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.91%

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 3 May 2016.

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 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Birmingham -23 37 £39,000 +4.00% 3
Warwickshire +6 29 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Coventry +8 14 £40,000 - 1
Worcestershire +1 9 £40,000 -50.00%
Shropshire -8 4 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Staffordshire -10 3 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Wolverhampton - 3 £50,000 -
Solihull - 1 £95,000 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £37,500 -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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.

1 143 (71.86%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (59.30%) TDD
3 106 (53.27%) Java
4 101 (50.75%) RESTful
5 87 (43.72%) C#
6 81 (40.70%) .NET
7 78 (39.20%) ASP.NET
8 76 (38.19%) Git (software)
9 72 (36.18%) BDD
10 71 (35.68%) Scrum
11 65 (32.66%) Continuous Integration
12 64 (32.16%) SQL
12 64 (32.16%) Node.js
13 62 (31.16%) SQL Server
14 61 (30.65%) MVC
14 61 (30.65%) NoSQL
15 59 (29.65%) JavaScript
16 58 (29.15%) Jenkins
17 57 (28.64%) MySQL
17 57 (28.64%) ASP.NET MVC
17 57 (28.64%) Software Engineering
18 56 (28.14%) Web Application Development
18 56 (28.14%) ASP.NET Web API
19 54 (27.14%) SQL Server 2014
19 54 (27.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 54 (27.14%) Selenium
19 54 (27.14%) WCF
20 52 (26.13%) Cucumber
21 51 (25.63%) Hudson
21 51 (25.63%) Spring

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 64 (32.16%) Node.js
2 46 (23.12%) JBoss
3 45 (22.61%) GlassFish
4 15 (7.54%) Confluence
5 14 (7.04%) WildFly
6 10 (5.03%) Apache Spark
6 10 (5.03%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (2.51%) OpenStack
8 4 (2.01%) Apache Solr
8 4 (2.01%) CMS
9 3 (1.51%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.01%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (0.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.53%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.03%) SaaS
3 7 (3.52%) GitHub
4 6 (3.02%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.01%) Office 365
6 1 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.06%) HTTP
2 11 (5.53%) Internet
3 1 (0.50%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (31.16%) SQL Server
2 61 (30.65%) NoSQL
3 57 (28.64%) MySQL
4 54 (27.14%) SQL Server 2014
5 45 (22.61%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (9.05%) MongoDB
7 15 (7.54%) Neo4j
8 13 (6.53%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (5.03%) Apache Accumulo
9 10 (5.03%) Big Data
9 10 (5.03%) Hadoop
9 10 (5.03%) IBM InfoSphere
10 6 (3.02%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.01%) ArangoDB
11 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 76 (38.19%) Git (software)
2 58 (29.15%) Jenkins
3 54 (27.14%) Selenium
4 52 (26.13%) Cucumber
5 51 (25.63%) Hudson
6 50 (25.13%) RSpec
6 50 (25.13%) WATIR
7 21 (10.55%) JIRA
8 15 (7.54%) JUnit
9 14 (7.04%) JBehave
10 7 (3.52%) Ant
11 6 (3.02%) Mercurial
12 5 (2.51%) Maven
12 5 (2.51%) Subversion
12 5 (2.51%) Visual Studio
13 4 (2.01%) Vagrant
14 3 (1.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 2 (1.01%) WebDriver
16 1 (0.50%) AccuRev
16 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 46 (23.12%) Billing
2 17 (8.54%) Games
3 5 (2.51%) Retail
4 2 (1.01%) Finance
5 1 (0.50%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.50%) Banking
5 1 (0.50%) Local Government
5 1 (0.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 164 (82.41%) Developer
2 63 (31.66%) .NET Developer
3 56 (28.14%) Java Developer
4 45 (22.61%) Senior Developer
5 42 (21.11%) Senior Java Developer
6 30 (15.08%) Agile Developer
6 30 (15.08%) Agile Java Developer
6 30 (15.08%) Senior Agile Developer
6 30 (15.08%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 23 (11.56%) Java Engineer
8 21 (10.55%) Senior Java Engineer
9 20 (10.05%) Social Media Developer
10 15 (7.54%) Lead Developer
11 14 (7.04%) Software Developer
12 10 (5.03%) Big Data Developer
12 10 (5.03%) Technical Leader
13 9 (4.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 9 (4.52%) Junior
13 9 (4.52%) Lead Java Developer
14 8 (4.02%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (50.75%) RESTful
2 81 (40.70%) .NET
3 78 (39.20%) ASP.NET
4 57 (28.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 56 (28.14%) ASP.NET Web API
6 54 (27.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 54 (27.14%) WCF
7 51 (25.63%) Spring
8 46 (23.12%) AngularJS
9 45 (22.61%) Hibernate
9 45 (22.61%) Java EE
9 45 (22.61%) JAX-RS
9 45 (22.61%) JMS
9 45 (22.61%) JPA
9 45 (22.61%) RESTEasy
10 28 (14.07%) Ruby on Rails
11 27 (13.57%) .NET Framework
12 25 (12.56%) Code First Entity Framework
12 25 (12.56%) Entity Framework
13 20 (10.05%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (22.61%) Mathematics
2 20 (10.05%) BBC
2 20 (10.05%) Social Media
3 15 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (7.04%) VHDL
5 12 (6.03%) Social Network
6 10 (5.03%) Internet of Things
7 9 (4.52%) Smart Meter
7 9 (4.52%) User Experience
8 5 (2.51%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (2.51%) Linked Data
8 5 (2.51%) Semantic Web
9 4 (2.01%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.01%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.01%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.01%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.01%) Xbox
11 1 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.50%) NHS
11 1 (0.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (15.08%) Linux
2 23 (11.56%) Windows
3 14 (7.04%) Mac OS X
4 7 (3.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.51%) Solaris
6 4 (2.01%) CoreOS
6 4 (2.01%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.01%) CentOS
8 1 (0.50%) Android
8 1 (0.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (71.86%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (59.30%) TDD
3 72 (36.18%) BDD
4 71 (35.68%) Scrum
5 65 (32.66%) Continuous Integration
6 61 (30.65%) MVC
7 57 (28.64%) Software Engineering
8 56 (28.14%) Web Application Development
9 50 (25.13%) SOA
10 49 (24.62%) OO
11 46 (23.12%) Unit Testing
12 45 (22.61%) Dependency Injection
13 39 (19.60%) DSDM
14 37 (18.59%) Software Delivery
15 36 (18.09%) Workflow
16 27 (13.57%) Open Source
17 21 (10.55%) SDLC
18 16 (8.04%) DevOps
19 15 (7.54%) Waterfall
20 14 (7.04%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 106 (53.27%) Java
2 87 (43.72%) C#
3 64 (32.16%) SQL
4 59 (29.65%) JavaScript
5 35 (17.59%) PHP
6 27 (13.57%) C++
6 27 (13.57%) Perl
7 21 (10.55%) Scala
7 21 (10.55%) VB.NET
8 20 (10.05%) C
8 20 (10.05%) Python
9 7 (3.52%) Bash Shell
9 7 (3.52%) CoffeeScript
9 7 (3.52%) ES6
10 4 (2.01%) SPARQL
11 3 (1.51%) Clojure
11 3 (1.51%) Groovy
11 3 (1.51%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.01%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 50 (25.13%) Degree
2 14 (7.04%) DV Cleared
2 14 (7.04%) Security Cleared
3 13 (6.53%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.02%) ISTQB
5 5 (2.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.50%) OCA
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.52%) QA
2 2 (1.01%) SDET
System Software
1 15 (7.54%) Docker
2 10 (5.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (1.01%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (10.05%) Puppet
2 4 (2.01%) Packer
2 4 (2.01%) Terraform
3 3 (1.51%) Grafana
3 3 (1.51%) Graphite
3 3 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.51%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 29 (14.57%) Google
2 24 (12.06%) Oracle
3 20 (10.05%) Apple
3 20 (10.05%) Facebook
3 20 (10.05%) Sony
3 20 (10.05%) Yahoo!
4 19 (9.55%) Atlassian
5 10 (5.03%) IBM
6 7 (3.52%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.01%) Snowplow
8 3 (1.51%) MuleSoft
8 3 (1.51%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.51%) WSO2
9 2 (1.01%) Sage
9 2 (1.01%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.01%) VMware
10 1 (0.50%) Remedy
Telford, Shropshire
Whitehall Resources Ltd
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago