Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 152 112
Rank change year-on-year +22 -40 +53
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 61 66 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.58% 1.39% 2.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.21% 3.51% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 47 64 109
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £39,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.91% -12.78% +6.51%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £25,700
90th Percentile £63,500 £69,625 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -9.09% +10.00%

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 1902 1880 1747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 49.11% 39.50% 44.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1654 1569 1577
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +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 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Ruby in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 39 (63.93%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (57.38%) Java
3 30 (49.18%) JavaScript
4 29 (47.54%) Git (software)
5 26 (42.62%) .NET
6 25 (40.98%) Python
7 24 (39.34%) C#
7 24 (39.34%) MVC
7 24 (39.34%) Node.js
8 22 (36.07%) Linux
8 22 (36.07%) Test Automation
9 20 (32.79%) TDD
9 20 (32.79%) BDD
9 20 (32.79%) Amazon AWS
10 19 (31.15%) Microsoft Azure
10 19 (31.15%) Ruby on Rails
10 19 (31.15%) Scrum
10 19 (31.15%) HTML
10 19 (31.15%) CSS
11 18 (29.51%) PHP
12 17 (27.87%) Configuration Management
12 17 (27.87%) Microsoft
12 17 (27.87%) Jenkins
12 17 (27.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 15 (24.59%) Opscode Chef
13 15 (24.59%) Ansible
13 15 (24.59%) Docker
13 15 (24.59%) DevOps
13 15 (24.59%) Amazon EC2
13 15 (24.59%) Puppet

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 4 (6.56%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (3.28%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (3.28%) CMS
2 2 (3.28%) Confluence
2 2 (3.28%) Drupal
2 2 (3.28%) Mule
3 1 (1.64%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 20 (32.79%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (31.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (24.59%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (24.59%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (6.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) VPN
2 6 (9.84%) HTTP
3 4 (6.56%) 802.11
3 4 (6.56%) Firewall
3 4 (6.56%) SNMP
4 3 (4.92%) LDAP
5 2 (3.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.95%) NoSQL
2 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
3 10 (16.39%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (6.56%) MySQL
5 2 (3.28%) MarkLogic
6 1 (1.64%) Big Data
6 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.64%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 29 (47.54%) Git (software)
2 17 (27.87%) Jenkins
3 13 (21.31%) Mocha
4 11 (18.03%) Cucumber
5 10 (16.39%) Selenium
6 9 (14.75%) JMeter
7 7 (11.48%) JIRA
7 7 (11.48%) JUnit
7 7 (11.48%) SpecFlow
7 7 (11.48%) WATIR
8 5 (8.20%) Capybara
8 5 (8.20%) Jasmine
8 5 (8.20%) Karma Test Runner
8 5 (8.20%) Protractor
8 5 (8.20%) RSpec
8 5 (8.20%) WebDriver
9 4 (6.56%) Appium
9 4 (6.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (6.56%) Hudson
9 4 (6.56%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (21.31%) Telecoms
2 10 (16.39%) Advertising
3 4 (6.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (50.82%) Developer
2 14 (22.95%) JavaScript Developer
3 13 (21.31%) Applications Developer
3 13 (21.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 13 (21.31%) HTML CSS Developer
3 13 (21.31%) HTML Developer
4 10 (16.39%) .NET Developer
5 8 (13.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) DevOps Specialist
6 6 (9.84%) Technical Specialist
6 6 (9.84%) Test Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Java Developer
7 5 (8.20%) Support Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Technical Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Technical Support
7 5 (8.20%) Technical Support Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Penetration Tester
8 4 (6.56%) Senior Tester
8 4 (6.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (42.62%) .NET
2 24 (39.34%) Node.js
3 19 (31.15%) CSS
3 19 (31.15%) HTML
3 19 (31.15%) Ruby on Rails
4 17 (27.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 13 (21.31%) Express
5 13 (21.31%) jQuery
5 13 (21.31%) Pug
5 13 (21.31%) Smarty
6 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET
6 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (16.39%) RESTful
6 10 (16.39%) WCF
7 8 (13.11%) REST
7 8 (13.11%) SOAP
7 8 (13.11%) Web Services
8 6 (9.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Data Centre
1 11 (18.03%) Public Cloud
2 10 (16.39%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (13.11%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.92%) CMDB
5 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (36.07%) Linux
2 2 (3.28%) Windows
3 1 (1.64%) Android
3 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (63.93%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (39.34%) MVC
3 22 (36.07%) Test Automation
4 20 (32.79%) BDD
4 20 (32.79%) TDD
5 19 (31.15%) Scrum
6 17 (27.87%) Configuration Management
7 15 (24.59%) DevOps
7 15 (24.59%) ITIL
8 13 (21.31%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (21.31%) Data Security
9 12 (19.67%) OO
10 11 (18.03%) Runbook
11 10 (16.39%) Web Application Development
12 9 (14.75%) Open Source
13 8 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (13.11%) Service Management
14 7 (11.48%) Agile Testing
14 7 (11.48%) SDLC
15 6 (9.84%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 35 (57.38%) Java
2 30 (49.18%) JavaScript
3 25 (40.98%) Python
4 24 (39.34%) C#
5 18 (29.51%) PHP
6 15 (24.59%) PowerShell
7 11 (18.03%) Perl
7 11 (18.03%) VBScript
8 10 (16.39%) SQL
9 6 (9.84%) C
10 5 (8.20%) Bash Shell
11 4 (6.56%) Lua
11 4 (6.56%) Scala
12 2 (3.28%) C++
12 2 (3.28%) XQuery
13 1 (1.64%) Apple Swift
13 1 (1.64%) Elixir
13 1 (1.64%) Go
13 1 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) CHECK Team Leader
1 4 (6.56%) CHECK Team Member
1 4 (6.56%) OSCP
2 2 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (3.28%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) ISEB
2 2 (3.28%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 15 (24.59%) Docker
2 11 (18.03%) Virtual Machines
2 11 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.20%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (24.59%) Ansible
1 15 (24.59%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (24.59%) Puppet
2 11 (18.03%) Salt
2 11 (18.03%) SCVMM
3 5 (8.20%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (8.20%) SCCM
3 5 (8.20%) SCOM
4 4 (6.56%) Docker Swarm
4 4 (6.56%) Kubernetes
4 4 (6.56%) Packer
4 4 (6.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (27.87%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.03%) BMC
2 11 (18.03%) VMware
3 6 (9.84%) Citrix
4 5 (8.20%) Atlassian
4 5 (8.20%) McAfee
4 5 (8.20%) Symantec
5 4 (6.56%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.28%) Adobe
6 2 (3.28%) New Relic
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle
7 1 (1.64%) Zoomdata