Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 134 146
Rank change year-on-year -18 +12 -40
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 44 62 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.20% 1.63% 1.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.84% 3.21% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 34 54 74
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 £41,250 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% - -8.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £30,575
90th Percentile £66,250 £57,500 £69,625
West Midlands median annual salary £51,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +28.13% - -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 1,548 1,934 1,816
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 42.16% 50.76% 37.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,310 1,666 1,494
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £22,575
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,625 £62,500
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 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Ruby in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 39 (88.64%) Python
2 24 (54.55%) Java
2 24 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (43.18%) TDD
4 18 (40.91%) C#
4 18 (40.91%) Scrum
5 17 (38.64%) BDD
5 17 (38.64%) SDET
6 16 (36.36%) Cucumber
6 16 (36.36%) WebDriver
6 16 (36.36%) Test Automation
6 16 (36.36%) Selenium
6 16 (36.36%) Visual Studio
7 15 (34.09%) Load Testing
7 15 (34.09%) Waterfall
7 15 (34.09%) Fintech
7 15 (34.09%) SpecFlow
8 12 (27.27%) MySQL
9 11 (25.00%) PHP
10 10 (22.73%) Perl
11 9 (20.45%) Linux
12 8 (18.18%) Bash Shell
12 8 (18.18%) Microservices
13 7 (15.91%) Open Source
14 6 (13.64%) Red Hat
14 6 (13.64%) Docker
15 5 (11.36%) Ansible
15 5 (11.36%) RHCSA
15 5 (11.36%) Kubernetes
15 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP

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 2 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (4.55%) WildFly
2 1 (2.27%) Apache
2 1 (2.27%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.27%) Confluence
2 1 (2.27%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.82%) SaaS
3 2 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.27%) BrowserStack
4 1 (2.27%) GitHub
4 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.09%) Internet
3 3 (6.82%) LAN
3 3 (6.82%) WAN
4 1 (2.27%) 3G
4 1 (2.27%) 4G
4 1 (2.27%) AMQP
4 1 (2.27%) DHCP
4 1 (2.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.27%) MySQL
2 3 (6.82%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (4.55%) Big Data
3 2 (4.55%) HBase
3 2 (4.55%) Neo4j
4 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (36.36%) Cucumber
1 16 (36.36%) Selenium
1 16 (36.36%) Visual Studio
1 16 (36.36%) WebDriver
2 15 (34.09%) SpecFlow
3 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.55%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.27%) Appium
5 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.27%) JIRA
5 1 (2.27%) Maven
5 1 (2.27%) Robot Framework
5 1 (2.27%) Robotium
5 1 (2.27%) Subversion
5 1 (2.27%) TestNG
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Developer
2 9 (20.45%) Perl Developer
2 9 (20.45%) Perl Programmer
2 9 (20.45%) Programmer
3 5 (11.36%) Automation Tester
3 5 (11.36%) Senior Automation Tester
3 5 (11.36%) Senior Technical Tester
3 5 (11.36%) Senior Tester
3 5 (11.36%) Technical Tester
3 5 (11.36%) Tester
4 4 (9.09%) Administrator
4 4 (9.09%) Automation Test Lead
4 4 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Test Automation Manager
4 4 (9.09%) Test Leader
4 4 (9.09%) Test Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.82%) Network Technician
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) .NET
1 3 (6.82%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (4.55%) Ajax
2 2 (4.55%) CSS
2 2 (4.55%) Grails
2 2 (4.55%) HTML
2 2 (4.55%) REST
2 2 (4.55%) SOAP
2 2 (4.55%) Spring
2 2 (4.55%) Spring Boot
3 1 (2.27%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.09%) Fintech
2 2 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Linux
2 4 (9.09%) Ubuntu
3 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.27%) Android
4 1 (2.27%) CentOS
4 1 (2.27%) Debian
4 1 (2.27%) Fedora
4 1 (2.27%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.27%) Windows
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (43.18%) TDD
3 18 (40.91%) Scrum
4 17 (38.64%) BDD
4 17 (38.64%) SDET
5 16 (36.36%) Test Automation
6 15 (34.09%) Load Testing
6 15 (34.09%) Waterfall
7 8 (18.18%) Microservices
8 7 (15.91%) Open Source
9 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering
10 4 (9.09%) DevOps
11 2 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
11 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (4.55%) Incident Management
11 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
11 2 (4.55%) Open Source Development
11 2 (4.55%) Release Management
12 1 (2.27%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 39 (88.64%) Python
2 24 (54.55%) Java
3 18 (40.91%) C#
4 11 (25.00%) PHP
5 10 (22.73%) Perl
6 8 (18.18%) Bash Shell
7 5 (11.36%) Scala
8 4 (9.09%) Groovy
9 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
9 3 (6.82%) SQL
10 2 (4.55%) Go
11 1 (2.27%) Java 8
11 1 (2.27%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) RHCSA
2 3 (6.82%) RHCE
3 1 (2.27%) CCNA
3 1 (2.27%) CCNP
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Docker
2 2 (4.55%) HDFS
3 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Ansible
1 5 (11.36%) Kubernetes
2 4 (9.09%) SmoothWall
3 3 (6.82%) Puppet
4 2 (4.55%) Nagios
4 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Red Hat
2 4 (9.09%) McAfee
3 2 (4.55%) Cisco
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle
3 2 (4.55%) ServiceNow
3 2 (4.55%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.27%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.27%) Splunk
4 1 (2.27%) VMware