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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 138 162 200
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +38
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 89 53 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.52% 0.98% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.22% 2.02% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 87 46 13
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,125 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.42% +9.66%
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
2768 2626 2638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.27% 48.63% 47.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2450 2264 2338
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 £26,175 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £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 31 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 31 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 +17 43 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Warwickshire -12 20 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Staffordshire +13 14 £40,000 +45.45% 2
Coventry -14 6 £40,000 -3.39%
Shropshire -5 1 £37,500 -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 140 (78.21%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (74.30%) Git (software)
3 122 (68.16%) MVC
4 117 (65.36%) .NET
5 115 (64.25%) TDD
6 113 (63.13%) C#
7 108 (60.34%) Node.js
8 107 (59.78%) ASP.NET
9 106 (59.22%) SQL Server
9 106 (59.22%) BDD
10 105 (58.66%) RESTful
11 103 (57.54%) NoSQL
11 103 (57.54%) ASP.NET MVC
11 103 (57.54%) Web Application Development
11 103 (57.54%) ASP.NET Web API
12 97 (54.19%) WCF
13 64 (35.75%) Java
14 60 (33.52%) OO
15 53 (29.61%) Python
16 46 (25.70%) PHP
17 41 (22.91%) JavaScript
18 39 (21.79%) HTML
19 35 (19.55%) CSS
19 35 (19.55%) HTML5
20 32 (17.88%) Business Intelligence
21 31 (17.32%) Software Engineering
21 31 (17.32%) Facebook
22 30 (16.76%) CSS3
23 29 (16.20%) Linux
23 29 (16.20%) JUnit

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 108 (60.34%) Node.js
2 26 (14.53%) JBoss
3 20 (11.17%) Tomcat
4 19 (10.61%) WebSphere
4 19 (10.61%) WebLogic
5 15 (8.38%) GlassFish
6 4 (2.23%) WordPress
6 4 (2.23%) Apache
7 3 (1.68%) nginx
7 3 (1.68%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.56%) Fireworks
1 1 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.06%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.59%) SaaS
3 4 (2.23%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (2.23%) CloudFront
3 4 (2.23%) Rackspace Cloud
3 4 (2.23%) Amazon Kinesis
3 4 (2.23%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (2.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 4 (2.23%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.35%) Internet
2 4 (2.23%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.23%) DNS
3 2 (1.12%) Wireless
3 2 (1.12%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (59.22%) SQL Server
2 103 (57.54%) NoSQL
3 19 (10.61%) MySQL
4 14 (7.82%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.12%) Redis
5 2 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.56%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.56%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 133 (74.30%) Git (software)
2 29 (16.20%) JUnit
3 23 (12.85%) Selenium
4 21 (11.73%) JIRA
4 21 (11.73%) Ant
5 16 (8.94%) Maven
6 10 (5.59%) Jenkins
7 7 (3.91%) Hudson
8 4 (2.23%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.68%) PHPUnit
9 3 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.68%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.68%) Subversion
10 2 (1.12%) CruiseControl
10 2 (1.12%) Metasploit
10 2 (1.12%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.12%) AccuRev
11 1 (0.56%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 1 (0.56%) Liquibase
General
1 28 (15.64%) Retail
2 5 (2.79%) Advertising
3 4 (2.23%) Games
4 3 (1.68%) Publishing
5 2 (1.12%) Back Office
5 2 (1.12%) Finance
6 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 146 (81.56%) Developer
2 103 (57.54%) .NET Developer
3 31 (17.32%) Software Engineer
4 24 (13.41%) Java Developer
5 19 (10.61%) Java Software Engineer
6 16 (8.94%) Junior
6 16 (8.94%) Graduate
7 15 (8.38%) Junior Developer
7 15 (8.38%) Junior .NET Developer
8 10 (5.59%) Senior Software Engineer
9 9 (5.03%) Web Developer
9 9 (5.03%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (3.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 6 (3.35%) Software Developer
10 6 (3.35%) PHP Developer
10 6 (3.35%) Linux Engineer
11 5 (2.79%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (2.79%) Senior Developer
12 4 (2.23%) PHP Web Developer
13 3 (1.68%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (65.36%) .NET
2 107 (59.78%) ASP.NET
3 105 (58.66%) RESTful
4 103 (57.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 103 (57.54%) ASP.NET Web API
5 97 (54.19%) WCF
6 39 (21.79%) HTML
7 35 (19.55%) CSS
7 35 (19.55%) HTML5
8 30 (16.76%) CSS3
9 24 (13.41%) AngularJS
9 24 (13.41%) jQuery
9 24 (13.41%) XML
10 20 (11.17%) JSON
10 20 (11.17%) .NET Framework
11 19 (10.61%) PhoneGap
12 14 (7.82%) Ruby on Rails
12 14 (7.82%) J2EE
13 11 (6.15%) Java EE
14 10 (5.59%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.53%) BBC
1 26 (14.53%) Social Media
2 15 (8.38%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (6.70%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.68%) Linked Data
4 3 (1.68%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.12%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.12%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (16.20%) Linux
2 14 (7.82%) UNIX
3 10 (5.59%) Windows
4 8 (4.47%) CentOS
4 8 (4.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.23%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.56%) Android
6 1 (0.56%) Solaris
6 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (78.21%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (68.16%) MVC
3 115 (64.25%) TDD
4 106 (59.22%) BDD
5 103 (57.54%) Web Application Development
6 60 (33.52%) OO
7 32 (17.88%) Business Intelligence
8 31 (17.32%) Software Engineering
9 24 (13.41%) Open Source
10 22 (12.29%) Web Development
11 21 (11.73%) SOA
12 20 (11.17%) OOP
12 20 (11.17%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (10.61%) Mobile Development
14 15 (8.38%) Refactoring
15 13 (7.26%) Scrum
16 10 (5.59%) E-Commerce
16 10 (5.59%) Kanban
16 10 (5.59%) Mentoring
16 10 (5.59%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 113 (63.13%) C#
2 64 (35.75%) Java
3 53 (29.61%) Python
4 46 (25.70%) PHP
5 41 (22.91%) JavaScript
6 27 (15.08%) VB.NET
7 25 (13.97%) VB
8 23 (12.85%) Perl
9 16 (8.94%) SQL
10 10 (5.59%) Shell Script
11 6 (3.35%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.79%) C++
13 4 (2.23%) C
13 4 (2.23%) ActionScript
14 3 (1.68%) VB6
14 3 (1.68%) T-SQL
15 2 (1.12%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.56%) SPARQL
16 1 (0.56%) PHP5
16 1 (0.56%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 11 (6.15%) Degree
2 1 (0.56%) ISEB
2 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.68%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.23%) Varnish
1 4 (2.23%) Docker
2 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (10.61%) Puppet
2 16 (8.94%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (5.59%) Nagios
3 10 (5.59%) OpenNMS
4 4 (2.23%) Ansible
4 4 (2.23%) SELinux
5 2 (1.12%) Nessus
5 2 (1.12%) Nmap
Vendors
1 31 (17.32%) Facebook
2 28 (15.64%) Microsoft
3 26 (14.53%) Apple
3 26 (14.53%) Sony
3 26 (14.53%) Yahoo!
3 26 (14.53%) Google
4 6 (3.35%) Oracle
5 4 (2.23%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.23%) VMware
5 4 (2.23%) Rackspace
5 4 (2.23%) Splunk
6 3 (1.68%) Remedy
7 2 (1.12%) Zend
7 2 (1.12%) Citrix
7 2 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.56%) SAP
8 1 (0.56%) Adobe
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