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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 181 135 165
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +30
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 35 78 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.62% 1.51% 0.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.26% 2.97% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 29 75 36
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.88%
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
2784 2626 2610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.34% 50.77% 53.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2506 2308 2305
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +2.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 27 November 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 November 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 -41 14 £37,500 +15.38% 6
Warwickshire -23 13 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Coventry - 3 £40,000 - 1
Solihull - 2 £35,000 -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 45 (59.21%) .NET
2 44 (57.89%) Git (software)
3 38 (50.00%) C#
4 37 (48.68%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (43.42%) Node.js
6 31 (40.79%) TDD
7 27 (35.53%) SQL Server
8 26 (34.21%) PHP
8 26 (34.21%) MVC
8 26 (34.21%) Python
8 26 (34.21%) WCF
8 26 (34.21%) RESTful
8 26 (34.21%) ASP.NET Web API
9 25 (32.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (32.89%) BDD
9 25 (32.89%) Ruby on Rails
9 25 (32.89%) ASP.NET
10 22 (28.95%) HTML
10 22 (28.95%) JavaScript
11 21 (27.63%) Enterprise Software
12 20 (26.32%) Facebook
12 20 (26.32%) Web Application Development
12 20 (26.32%) NoSQL
12 20 (26.32%) OO
13 19 (25.00%) Java
14 18 (23.68%) .NET Framework
15 16 (21.05%) SQL
16 15 (19.74%) Advertising
17 14 (18.42%) CSS
18 13 (17.11%) jQuery

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 33 (43.42%) Node.js
2 7 (9.21%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.58%) Apache
4 3 (3.95%) JBoss
5 2 (2.63%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.32%) WordPress
6 1 (1.32%) Confluence
6 1 (1.32%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (9.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.21%) GitHub
2 3 (3.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) Intranet
2 2 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (2.63%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (35.53%) SQL Server
2 20 (26.32%) NoSQL
3 6 (7.89%) SQLite
4 2 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 44 (57.89%) Git (software)
2 9 (11.84%) Subversion
3 7 (9.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (7.89%) Mercurial
4 6 (7.89%) Xcode
5 4 (5.26%) Ant
5 4 (5.26%) Maven
5 4 (5.26%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.95%) JIRA
7 2 (2.63%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.63%) JUnit
7 2 (2.63%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.63%) CruiseControl
7 2 (2.63%) Bitbucket
General
1 15 (19.74%) Advertising
2 2 (2.63%) Games
2 2 (2.63%) German Language
2 2 (2.63%) Back Office
2 2 (2.63%) Electronics
3 1 (1.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 55 (72.37%) Developer
2 18 (23.68%) .NET Developer
3 15 (19.74%) Web Developer
4 8 (10.53%) Software Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Java Developer
5 6 (7.89%) Senior Software Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Junior Developer
5 6 (7.89%) Junior
5 6 (7.89%) Release Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Junior Web Developer
5 6 (7.89%) iOS Developer
6 3 (3.95%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (2.63%) Software Developer
7 2 (2.63%) Architect
7 2 (2.63%) Server Engineer
7 2 (2.63%) .NET Architect
7 2 (2.63%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (2.63%) Build Engineer
7 2 (2.63%) Resourcer
7 2 (2.63%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (59.21%) .NET
2 26 (34.21%) WCF
2 26 (34.21%) RESTful
2 26 (34.21%) ASP.NET Web API
3 25 (32.89%) ASP.NET MVC
3 25 (32.89%) ASP.NET
3 25 (32.89%) Ruby on Rails
4 22 (28.95%) HTML
5 18 (23.68%) .NET Framework
6 14 (18.42%) CSS
7 13 (17.11%) jQuery
7 13 (17.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 12 (15.79%) JSON
9 8 (10.53%) J2EE
9 8 (10.53%) AngularJS
9 8 (10.53%) HTML5
10 6 (7.89%) XML
10 6 (7.89%) Cocoa
11 5 (6.58%) Ajax
12 4 (5.26%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (27.63%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (11.84%) Open Source
2 9 (11.84%) Social Media
3 7 (9.21%) BBC
4 6 (7.89%) User Experience
5 5 (6.58%) New Media
6 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.63%) iPad
7 2 (2.63%) Blog
7 2 (2.63%) iPhone
7 2 (2.63%) SCADA
8 1 (1.32%) Xbox
8 1 (1.32%) Life Science
8 1 (1.32%) Clustering
8 1 (1.32%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.79%) Linux
2 8 (10.53%) Apple iOS
3 7 (9.21%) Windows
4 4 (5.26%) UNIX
5 3 (3.95%) Solaris
6 2 (2.63%) Android
7 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (48.68%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (40.79%) TDD
3 26 (34.21%) MVC
4 25 (32.89%) BDD
5 20 (26.32%) Web Application Development
5 20 (26.32%) OO
6 12 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (13.16%) Software Engineering
8 9 (11.84%) Web Development
9 8 (10.53%) iOS Development
10 6 (7.89%) Unit Testing
11 5 (6.58%) Scrum
12 4 (5.26%) Pair Programming
12 4 (5.26%) E-Commerce
12 4 (5.26%) Configuration Management
12 4 (5.26%) OOP
12 4 (5.26%) Software Deployment
13 3 (3.95%) DevOps
14 2 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
14 2 (2.63%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (50.00%) C#
2 26 (34.21%) PHP
2 26 (34.21%) Python
3 22 (28.95%) JavaScript
4 19 (25.00%) Java
5 16 (21.05%) SQL
6 9 (11.84%) VB.NET
7 7 (9.21%) Perl
8 6 (7.89%) T-SQL
9 5 (6.58%) VB
9 5 (6.58%) C++
10 4 (5.26%) C
10 4 (5.26%) Objective-C
11 3 (3.95%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.63%) PHP5
12 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.63%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (6.58%) Degree
1 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.63%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) Puppet
2 2 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.63%) Nagios
2 2 (2.63%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 20 (26.32%) Facebook
2 8 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.53%) Apple
2 8 (10.53%) Sony
2 8 (10.53%) Google
3 7 (9.21%) Yahoo!
4 2 (2.63%) Zend
4 2 (2.63%) Remedy
4 2 (2.63%) AccuRev
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle
5 1 (1.32%) Adobe
5 1 (1.32%) Atlassian
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