Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Ruby skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Ruby over the 6 months to 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 138 142
Rank change year-on-year -18 +4 -32
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 49 56 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.25% 1.43% 1.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.93% 2.80% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 43 59 75
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £30,850
90th Percentile £73,250 £57,500 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% - -11.11%

Ruby is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,673 1,998 1,631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 42.84% 50.92% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,419 1,718 1,349
Birmingham median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £23,450
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Ruby as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Birmingham

Ruby
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ruby in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Ruby in Birmingham

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in Birmingham over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Ruby in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, IT jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 47 (95.92%) Python
2 25 (51.02%) Java
3 22 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (38.78%) Test Automation
5 17 (34.69%) TDD
5 17 (34.69%) C#
5 17 (34.69%) Scrum
6 16 (32.65%) Visual Studio
6 16 (32.65%) Selenium
6 16 (32.65%) WebDriver
6 16 (32.65%) Cucumber
6 16 (32.65%) BDD
6 16 (32.65%) SDET
7 15 (30.61%) Fintech
7 15 (30.61%) SpecFlow
7 15 (30.61%) Waterfall
7 15 (30.61%) Load Testing
8 13 (26.53%) MySQL
8 13 (26.53%) PHP
9 12 (24.49%) Perl
9 12 (24.49%) Linux
10 11 (22.45%) Open Source
10 11 (22.45%) Bash Shell
11 10 (20.41%) QA
11 10 (20.41%) DevOps
12 9 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (16.33%) Microservices
14 7 (14.29%) Internet
15 6 (12.24%) Red Hat
15 6 (12.24%) Amazon AWS

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (2.04%) Apache
1 1 (2.04%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.04%) Confluence
1 1 (2.04%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.12%) SaaS
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.04%) BrowserStack
4 1 (2.04%) GitHub
4 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) Internet
2 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.12%) LAN
3 3 (6.12%) WAN
4 1 (2.04%) 3G
4 1 (2.04%) 4G
4 1 (2.04%) AMQP
4 1 (2.04%) DHCP
4 1 (2.04%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) MySQL
2 2 (4.08%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (32.65%) Cucumber
1 16 (32.65%) Selenium
1 16 (32.65%) Visual Studio
1 16 (32.65%) WebDriver
2 15 (30.61%) SpecFlow
3 4 (8.16%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.12%) Subversion
5 1 (2.04%) Appium
5 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.04%) JIRA
5 1 (2.04%) Maven
5 1 (2.04%) Robot Framework
5 1 (2.04%) Robotium
5 1 (2.04%) TestNG
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Advertising
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Developer
2 11 (22.45%) Perl Developer
2 11 (22.45%) Perl Programmer
2 11 (22.45%) Programmer
3 10 (20.41%) Automation Tester
3 10 (20.41%) Senior Automation Tester
3 10 (20.41%) Senior Tester
3 10 (20.41%) Tester
4 7 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) Senior Technical Tester
4 7 (14.29%) Technical Tester
5 4 (8.16%) Administrator
5 4 (8.16%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) Network Technician
6 3 (6.12%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Network Technician
6 3 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) CSS
1 3 (6.12%) HTML
1 3 (6.12%) Web Services
2 2 (4.08%) HTML5
3 1 (2.04%) .NET
3 1 (2.04%) Ajax
3 1 (2.04%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.04%) REST
3 1 (2.04%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (2.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.61%) Fintech
2 3 (6.12%) Minimum Viable Product
3 2 (4.08%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.08%) User Experience
4 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) Linux
2 4 (8.16%) Windows
3 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.08%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.04%) Android
5 1 (2.04%) CentOS
5 1 (2.04%) Debian
5 1 (2.04%) Fedora
5 1 (2.04%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.78%) Test Automation
3 17 (34.69%) Scrum
3 17 (34.69%) TDD
4 16 (32.65%) BDD
4 16 (32.65%) SDET
5 15 (30.61%) Load Testing
5 15 (30.61%) Waterfall
6 11 (22.45%) Open Source
7 10 (20.41%) DevOps
8 9 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (16.33%) Microservices
10 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
11 4 (8.16%) Coaching
11 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
11 4 (8.16%) Continuous Delivery
12 3 (6.12%) Task Automation
12 3 (6.12%) Web Operations
13 2 (4.08%) Front End Development
13 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 47 (95.92%) Python
2 25 (51.02%) Java
3 17 (34.69%) C#
4 13 (26.53%) PHP
5 12 (24.49%) Perl
6 11 (22.45%) Bash Shell
7 4 (8.16%) Scala
8 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
8 3 (6.12%) VB
9 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
9 2 (4.08%) SQL
10 1 (2.04%) Go
10 1 (2.04%) Groovy
10 1 (2.04%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) RHCSA
2 3 (6.12%) RHCE
3 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) CCNA
4 1 (2.04%) CCNP
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.41%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Docker
2 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) Puppet
2 5 (10.20%) Kubernetes
3 4 (8.16%) SmoothWall
4 3 (6.12%) Ansible
5 2 (4.08%) Nagios
5 2 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Red Hat
2 4 (8.16%) McAfee
3 2 (4.08%) Cisco
3 2 (4.08%) ServiceNow
3 2 (4.08%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.04%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.04%) Capita
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle
4 1 (2.04%) Splunk
4 1 (2.04%) VMware