The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 155 156 156
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 45 41 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.91% 0.82% 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.88% 1.69% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 35 38 20
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2399 2420 2440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.68% 48.29% 52.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2057 2099 2213
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Ruby
England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +14 28 £47,500 +18.75%
Birmingham +2 6 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Wolverhampton - 4 £35,000 - 2
Herefordshire - 3 £40,000 -
Worcestershire - 3 £40,000 - 1
Staffordshire -13 2 - - 1
Shropshire - 2 - -
Walsall - 2 £33,750 -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 70 (67.31%) Ruby on Rails
2 66 (63.46%) JavaScript
3 59 (56.73%) HTML
4 46 (44.23%) PHP
5 40 (38.46%) MySQL
5 40 (38.46%) Software Engineering
6 37 (35.58%) CSS
6 37 (35.58%) Web Services
7 36 (34.62%) Git (software)
8 33 (31.73%) Cucumber
8 33 (31.73%) PostgreSQL
9 32 (30.77%) TDD
10 29 (27.88%) Node.js
11 28 (26.92%) Linux
12 27 (25.96%) Python
13 26 (25.00%) Java
14 24 (23.08%) MVC
14 24 (23.08%) Open Source
15 22 (21.15%) Amazon AWS
15 22 (21.15%) Facebook
16 19 (18.27%) LAMP
16 19 (18.27%) Agile Software Development
16 19 (18.27%) Twitter
16 19 (18.27%) Ember.js
16 19 (18.27%) AngularJS
16 19 (18.27%) Apache Cordova
16 19 (18.27%) Opscode Chef
16 19 (18.27%) PhoneGap
16 19 (18.27%) CoffeeScript
16 19 (18.27%) Backbone.js

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 29 (27.88%) Node.js
2 5 (4.81%) Apache
3 3 (2.88%) CMS
3 3 (2.88%) Drupal
4 2 (1.92%) IIS
5 1 (0.96%) WordPress
5 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (6.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.96%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (21.15%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.81%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.81%) Intranet
2 4 (3.85%) DHCP
3 3 (2.88%) HTTP
3 3 (2.88%) Internet
4 2 (1.92%) Firewall
4 2 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.92%) Network Security
4 2 (1.92%) VPN
4 2 (1.92%) DNS
4 2 (1.92%) SAN
4 2 (1.92%) SMTP
5 1 (0.96%) CTI
5 1 (0.96%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (38.46%) MySQL
2 33 (31.73%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (18.27%) NoSQL
4 15 (14.42%) Hadoop
4 15 (14.42%) SQL Server
5 13 (12.50%) MongoDB
6 6 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 36 (34.62%) Git (software)
2 33 (31.73%) Cucumber
3 19 (18.27%) RSpec
3 19 (18.27%) PhoneGap
4 14 (13.46%) Selenium
5 12 (11.54%) Maven
5 12 (11.54%) JBehave
5 12 (11.54%) Hudson
5 12 (11.54%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.92%) JIRA
7 1 (0.96%) Subversion
General
1 6 (5.77%) Marketing
2 4 (3.85%) Finance
3 1 (0.96%) Games
Job Titles
1 71 (68.27%) Developer
2 30 (28.85%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 22 (21.15%) Software Engineer
4 21 (20.19%) Web Developer
5 14 (13.46%) Test Engineer
6 13 (12.50%) Web Engineer
7 12 (11.54%) Senior Developer
8 11 (10.58%) Analyst
9 8 (7.69%) Test Analyst
9 8 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
9 8 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
9 8 (7.69%) Senior Test Engineer
9 8 (7.69%) Agile Test Analyst
10 6 (5.77%) Automation Engineer
10 6 (5.77%) Test Automation Engineer
10 6 (5.77%) .NET Developer
11 5 (4.81%) Senior Web Developer
11 5 (4.81%) Software Developer
12 3 (2.88%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (67.31%) Ruby on Rails
2 59 (56.73%) HTML
3 37 (35.58%) CSS
3 37 (35.58%) Web Services
4 19 (18.27%) LAMP
4 19 (18.27%) HTML5
4 19 (18.27%) Backbone.js
4 19 (18.27%) Ember.js
4 19 (18.27%) AngularJS
4 19 (18.27%) Apache Cordova
5 18 (17.31%) REST
6 15 (14.42%) .NET
7 13 (12.50%) SOAP
8 11 (10.58%) ASP.NET
8 11 (10.58%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (8.65%) jQuery
10 6 (5.77%) RESTful
10 6 (5.77%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 6 (5.77%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 24 (23.08%) Open Source
2 11 (10.58%) Mathematics
3 5 (4.81%) New Media
4 3 (2.88%) Social Media
4 3 (2.88%) BBC
4 3 (2.88%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.92%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.96%) Xbox
6 1 (0.96%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 28 (26.92%) Linux
2 4 (3.85%) UNIX
2 4 (3.85%) Windows
3 1 (0.96%) Android
3 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 32 (30.77%) TDD
3 24 (23.08%) MVC
4 19 (18.27%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (12.50%) OOP
5 13 (12.50%) System Testing
6 12 (11.54%) Unit Testing
7 10 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (6.73%) BDD
8 7 (6.73%) Web Application Development
9 6 (5.77%) Test Automation
10 5 (4.81%) Project Management
10 5 (4.81%) Automated Testing
11 3 (2.88%) OO
11 3 (2.88%) SOA
11 3 (2.88%) Data Security
11 3 (2.88%) Data Protection
12 2 (1.92%) Data Visualisation
12 2 (1.92%) Change Control
12 2 (1.92%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 66 (63.46%) JavaScript
2 46 (44.23%) PHP
3 27 (25.96%) Python
4 26 (25.00%) Java
5 19 (18.27%) CoffeeScript
6 13 (12.50%) C#
7 10 (9.62%) SQL
8 6 (5.77%) Perl
8 6 (5.77%) Bash Shell
9 5 (4.81%) VB
9 5 (4.81%) VB.NET
10 4 (3.85%) C++
11 2 (1.92%) C
11 2 (1.92%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.92%) ActionScript
11 2 (1.92%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.92%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (10.58%) Degree
2 4 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.92%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (1.92%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.92%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 19 (18.27%) Puppet
1 19 (18.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (21.15%) Facebook
2 19 (18.27%) Twitter
3 13 (12.50%) New Relic
4 11 (10.58%) Oracle
5 5 (4.81%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.85%) Sony
7 3 (2.88%) VMware
7 3 (2.88%) Yahoo!
7 3 (2.88%) Google
7 3 (2.88%) JBoss
7 3 (2.88%) Apple
8 2 (1.92%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.92%) Remedy
8 2 (1.92%) Rackspace
8 2 (1.92%) Citrix
8 2 (1.92%) Cisco
9 1 (0.96%) Adobe
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Forman Computer Staff
Salary: £50,000 per annum negotiable
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Salary: 10% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Kidderminster
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago