Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 147 123
Rank change year-on-year +4 -24 +29
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 41 48 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.12% 1.15% 1.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.53% 2.78% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 27 58 81
Birmingham median annual salary £65,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.44% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £33,375 £25,000
90th Percentile £89,250 £70,000 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year -11.76% -3.41% +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 1,620 1,729 1,668
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 44.06% 41.34% 41.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,353 1,492 1,490
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Ruby in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 29 (70.73%) Java
2 28 (68.29%) Python
3 23 (56.10%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (51.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 19 (46.34%) PowerShell
6 17 (41.46%) JavaScript
6 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (41.46%) DevOps
7 16 (39.02%) Configuration Management
7 16 (39.02%) Open Source
8 15 (36.59%) Linux
9 14 (34.15%) VPN
9 14 (34.15%) Test Automation
10 13 (31.71%) Puppet
10 13 (31.71%) Opscode Chef
10 13 (31.71%) PHP
10 13 (31.71%) Ansible
10 13 (31.71%) Docker
11 12 (29.27%) AWS CloudFormation
11 12 (29.27%) C#
11 12 (29.27%) Amazon EC2
11 12 (29.27%) Bash Shell
12 10 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (21.95%) Lua
13 9 (21.95%) Jenkins
13 9 (21.95%) OSCP
13 9 (21.95%) OpenStack
13 9 (21.95%) Security Architecture
13 9 (21.95%) HTML
13 9 (21.95%) C

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 9 (21.95%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.88%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 23 (56.10%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (51.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (29.27%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (29.27%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (12.20%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 14 (34.15%) VPN
2 9 (21.95%) 802.11
2 9 (21.95%) HTTP
2 9 (21.95%) SNMP
3 5 (12.20%) Firewall
4 3 (7.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Jenkins
2 5 (12.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.20%) Hudson
3 3 (7.32%) Mocha
3 3 (7.32%) Selenium
4 2 (4.88%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.88%) FitNesse
4 2 (4.88%) JUnit
4 2 (4.88%) TestNG
4 2 (4.88%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) Penetration Tester
2 9 (21.95%) Senior Penetration Tester
2 9 (21.95%) Senior Tester
2 9 (21.95%) Tester
3 7 (17.07%) Developer
4 4 (9.76%) DevOps Specialist
4 4 (9.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 4 (9.76%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (7.32%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Cloud Automation Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) HTML CSS Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) 802.1X
1 9 (21.95%) HTML
2 7 (17.07%) .NET
3 6 (14.63%) CSS
3 6 (14.63%) HTML5
4 5 (12.20%) Node.js
5 3 (7.32%) Express
5 3 (7.32%) jQuery
5 3 (7.32%) Pug
5 3 (7.32%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (7.32%) Smarty
5 3 (7.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (7.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Data Centre
1 7 (17.07%) Public Cloud
2 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.32%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (36.59%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) Windows
3 1 (2.44%) Android
3 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (41.46%) DevOps
2 16 (39.02%) Configuration Management
2 16 (39.02%) Open Source
3 14 (34.15%) Test Automation
4 10 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (21.95%) Patch Management
5 9 (21.95%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (21.95%) Security Architecture
5 9 (21.95%) Social Engineering
6 8 (19.51%) Coaching
6 8 (19.51%) Mentoring
7 7 (17.07%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (17.07%) Integration Testing
7 7 (17.07%) ITIL
7 7 (17.07%) Runbook
7 7 (17.07%) Task Automation
8 6 (14.63%) User Stories
9 5 (12.20%) MVC
10 4 (9.76%) Release Automation
Programming Languages
1 29 (70.73%) Java
2 28 (68.29%) Python
3 19 (46.34%) PowerShell
4 17 (41.46%) JavaScript
5 13 (31.71%) PHP
6 12 (29.27%) Bash Shell
6 12 (29.27%) C#
7 9 (21.95%) C
7 9 (21.95%) Lua
8 7 (17.07%) Perl
8 7 (17.07%) VBScript
9 3 (7.32%) VB
10 2 (4.88%) Elixir
10 2 (4.88%) Go
10 2 (4.88%) Scala
10 2 (4.88%) XPath
11 1 (2.44%) Apple Swift
11 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
11 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) CHECK Team Leader
1 9 (21.95%) CHECK Team Member
1 9 (21.95%) OSCP
2 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 13 (31.71%) Docker
2 7 (17.07%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (31.71%) Ansible
1 13 (31.71%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (31.71%) Puppet
2 7 (17.07%) Salt
2 7 (17.07%) SCVMM
3 5 (12.20%) Docker Swarm
3 5 (12.20%) Kubernetes
3 5 (12.20%) Packer
3 5 (12.20%) Terraform
4 3 (7.32%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (7.32%) SCCM
4 3 (7.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) BMC
1 7 (17.07%) VMware
2 4 (9.76%) Citrix
3 3 (7.32%) McAfee
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.32%) Symantec
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat