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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 128 144 175
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +31
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 92 48 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.73% 0.98% 0.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.44% 2.01% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 92 37 28
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,200 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +16.43%
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
2673 2390 2461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 50.28% 48.66% 48.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2398 2052 2145
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 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 April 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 24 April 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 +25 45 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Staffordshire +17 22 £40,000 - 2
Warwickshire -30 11 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Coventry - 10 £40,000 - 2
Worcestershire -3 2 £80,000 +100.00%
Shropshire -8 2 £35,000 -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 114 (82.01%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (67.63%) Git (software)
3 86 (61.87%) .NET
4 84 (60.43%) C#
4 84 (60.43%) MVC
5 83 (59.71%) TDD
6 78 (56.12%) RESTful
7 77 (55.40%) ASP.NET Web API
7 77 (55.40%) WCF
8 75 (53.96%) Node.js
9 72 (51.80%) SQL Server
10 71 (51.08%) ASP.NET
10 71 (51.08%) NoSQL
10 71 (51.08%) BDD
10 71 (51.08%) Web Application Development
10 71 (51.08%) ASP.NET MVC
11 50 (35.97%) Java
12 49 (35.25%) Python
13 45 (32.37%) OO
14 36 (25.90%) Enterprise Software
15 35 (25.18%) Facebook
15 35 (25.18%) Linux
16 34 (24.46%) PHP
17 33 (23.74%) JavaScript
18 31 (22.30%) Perl
18 31 (22.30%) Software Engineering
19 30 (21.58%) SQL
19 30 (21.58%) HTML
19 30 (21.58%) UNIX
19 30 (21.58%) JUnit

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 75 (53.96%) Node.js
2 22 (15.83%) Tomcat
3 18 (12.95%) GlassFish
4 14 (10.07%) JBoss
5 13 (9.35%) WebSphere
5 13 (9.35%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.88%) Apache Solr
6 4 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.16%) Drupal
8 2 (1.44%) Apache
9 1 (0.72%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.72%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (15.83%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (13.67%) SaaS
3 4 (2.88%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (2.88%) CloudFront
3 4 (2.88%) Amazon Kinesis
3 4 (2.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 4 (2.88%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.88%) TCP/IP
1 4 (2.88%) DNS
2 2 (1.44%) Wireless
2 2 (1.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (51.80%) SQL Server
2 71 (51.08%) NoSQL
3 18 (12.95%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (10.07%) MySQL
5 6 (4.32%) SQLite
6 5 (3.60%) Redis
7 4 (2.88%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.44%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.72%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 94 (67.63%) Git (software)
2 30 (21.58%) JUnit
3 18 (12.95%) Maven
4 13 (9.35%) JIRA
4 13 (9.35%) Selenium
4 13 (9.35%) Ant
5 6 (4.32%) CocoaPods
5 6 (4.32%) Xcode
6 3 (2.16%) Subversion
6 3 (2.16%) Hudson
7 2 (1.44%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.44%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.72%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (0.72%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.72%) Liquibase
General
1 15 (10.79%) Advertising
2 13 (9.35%) Retail
3 5 (3.60%) Games
4 3 (2.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 114 (82.01%) Developer
2 71 (51.08%) .NET Developer
3 32 (23.02%) Software Engineer
4 21 (15.11%) Java Developer
5 16 (11.51%) Senior Software Engineer
6 14 (10.07%) Java Software Engineer
7 10 (7.19%) Graduate
8 9 (6.47%) Junior
8 9 (6.47%) Junior Developer
8 9 (6.47%) Junior .NET Developer
9 6 (4.32%) iOS Developer
10 5 (3.60%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (3.60%) Perl Developer
10 5 (3.60%) Senior Developer
11 4 (2.88%) Web Developer
12 3 (2.16%) Software Developer
12 3 (2.16%) PHP Developer
13 2 (1.44%) Team Leader
13 2 (1.44%) Senior Systems Engineer
13 2 (1.44%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (61.87%) .NET
2 78 (56.12%) RESTful
3 77 (55.40%) WCF
3 77 (55.40%) ASP.NET Web API
4 71 (51.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 71 (51.08%) ASP.NET
5 30 (21.58%) HTML
6 25 (17.99%) CSS
7 22 (15.83%) .NET Framework
8 21 (15.11%) JSON
9 20 (14.39%) HTML5
9 20 (14.39%) XML
9 20 (14.39%) J2EE
10 19 (13.67%) AngularJS
11 17 (12.23%) EJB
11 17 (12.23%) REST
12 16 (11.51%) jQuery
13 15 (10.79%) CSS3
13 15 (10.79%) JMS
13 15 (10.79%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 36 (25.90%) Enterprise Software
2 22 (15.83%) Social Media
2 22 (15.83%) BBC
3 19 (13.67%) Open Source
4 14 (10.07%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.88%) User Experience
6 3 (2.16%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.44%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.44%) Derivative
7 2 (1.44%) iPhone
7 2 (1.44%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.44%) iPad
8 1 (0.72%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 35 (25.18%) Linux
2 30 (21.58%) UNIX
3 6 (4.32%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.88%) CentOS
4 4 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.88%) Windows
5 2 (1.44%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (82.01%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (60.43%) MVC
3 83 (59.71%) TDD
4 71 (51.08%) BDD
4 71 (51.08%) Web Application Development
5 45 (32.37%) OO
6 31 (22.30%) Software Engineering
7 24 (17.27%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (16.55%) Scrum
9 19 (13.67%) Mobile Development
10 18 (12.95%) Kanban
10 18 (12.95%) Refactoring
11 16 (11.51%) Web Development
11 16 (11.51%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (10.79%) Performance Tuning
12 15 (10.79%) Mentoring
12 15 (10.79%) Continuous Delivery
13 14 (10.07%) OOP
13 14 (10.07%) SOA
14 9 (6.47%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 84 (60.43%) C#
2 50 (35.97%) Java
3 49 (35.25%) Python
4 34 (24.46%) PHP
5 33 (23.74%) JavaScript
6 31 (22.30%) Perl
7 30 (21.58%) SQL
8 21 (15.11%) VB
8 21 (15.11%) VB.NET
8 21 (15.11%) Shell Script
9 6 (4.32%) Objective-C
9 6 (4.32%) C++
10 5 (3.60%) C
11 2 (1.44%) VB6
12 1 (0.72%) PHP5
12 1 (0.72%) PHP4
12 1 (0.72%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (4.32%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (2.88%) Varnish
2 1 (0.72%) Docker
2 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (16.55%) Puppet
2 16 (11.51%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (10.79%) Nagios
3 15 (10.79%) OpenNMS
4 4 (2.88%) SELinux
5 2 (1.44%) Nessus
5 2 (1.44%) Nmap
Vendors
1 35 (25.18%) Facebook
2 23 (16.55%) Apple
3 22 (15.83%) Sony
3 22 (15.83%) Yahoo!
3 22 (15.83%) Google
4 13 (9.35%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.88%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.88%) VMware
5 4 (2.88%) Splunk
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle
6 1 (0.72%) Zend
6 1 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Stafford, Staffordshire
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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