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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 105 97
Rank change year-on-year 0 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 27 35 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.37% 1.50% 2.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.60% 4.74% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 27 34 41
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,300 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Ruby is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1038 739 866
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 52.69% 31.64% 42.66%
Number of salaries quoted 898 612 771
Median salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Ruby as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Ruby in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 40 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (84.09%) Git (software)
3 34 (77.27%) MVC
3 34 (77.27%) Node.js
4 27 (61.36%) BDD
4 27 (61.36%) TDD
5 25 (56.82%) NoSQL
5 25 (56.82%) C#
6 23 (52.27%) .NET
7 21 (47.73%) SQL Server
7 21 (47.73%) ASP.NET
7 21 (47.73%) Web Application Development
7 21 (47.73%) ASP.NET Web API
7 21 (47.73%) WCF
7 21 (47.73%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (47.73%) RESTful
7 21 (47.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 16 (36.36%) Ruby on Rails
9 15 (34.09%) Scrum
9 15 (34.09%) CSS
9 15 (34.09%) PHP
9 15 (34.09%) HTML
9 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
10 14 (31.82%) Linux
11 13 (29.55%) Telecoms
11 13 (29.55%) Data Security
11 13 (29.55%) Smarty
11 13 (29.55%) Mocha
11 13 (29.55%) jQuery
11 13 (29.55%) Twitter Bootstrap

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%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (4.55%) Apache ServiceMix
1 2 (4.55%) CMS
1 2 (4.55%) Drupal
1 2 (4.55%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Firewall
1 2 (4.55%) HTTP
1 2 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (56.82%) NoSQL
2 21 (47.73%) SQL Server
3 12 (27.27%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (20.45%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (4.55%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 37 (84.09%) Git (software)
2 13 (29.55%) Mocha
3 4 (9.09%) Selenium
4 3 (6.82%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.82%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.82%) JMeter
4 3 (6.82%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.55%) Capybara
5 2 (4.55%) Jasmine
5 2 (4.55%) JIRA
5 2 (4.55%) JUnit
5 2 (4.55%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (4.55%) Maven
5 2 (4.55%) Protractor
5 2 (4.55%) RSpec
5 2 (4.55%) SpecFlow
5 2 (4.55%) WATIR
6 1 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.27%) FitNesse
6 1 (2.27%) SonarQube
General
1 13 (29.55%) Telecoms
2 9 (20.45%) Advertising
3 4 (9.09%) Finance
4 1 (2.27%) Games
4 1 (2.27%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (84.09%) Developer
2 21 (47.73%) .NET Developer
3 13 (29.55%) Applications Developer
3 13 (29.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 13 (29.55%) HTML CSS Developer
3 13 (29.55%) HTML Developer
3 13 (29.55%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (4.55%) Analyst
4 2 (4.55%) Java Developer
4 2 (4.55%) Penetration Tester
4 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
4 2 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (4.55%) Test Analyst
4 2 (4.55%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (4.55%) Test Engineer
4 2 (4.55%) Tester
5 1 (2.27%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (2.27%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (2.27%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (2.27%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (77.27%) Node.js
2 23 (52.27%) .NET
3 21 (47.73%) ASP.NET
3 21 (47.73%) ASP.NET MVC
3 21 (47.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 21 (47.73%) ASP.NET Web API
3 21 (47.73%) RESTful
3 21 (47.73%) WCF
4 16 (36.36%) Ruby on Rails
5 15 (34.09%) CSS
5 15 (34.09%) HTML
6 13 (29.55%) Express
6 13 (29.55%) jQuery
6 13 (29.55%) Pug
6 13 (29.55%) Smarty
6 13 (29.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (4.55%) Gherkin
7 2 (4.55%) JPA
7 2 (4.55%) OSGi
7 2 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (77.27%) MVC
3 27 (61.36%) BDD
3 27 (61.36%) TDD
4 21 (47.73%) Web Application Development
5 15 (34.09%) Scrum
6 13 (29.55%) Data Security
7 12 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (25.00%) OO
9 3 (6.82%) Content Management
9 3 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.82%) Open Source
9 3 (6.82%) Test Automation
10 2 (4.55%) Agile Testing
10 2 (4.55%) ATDD
10 2 (4.55%) Data Protection
10 2 (4.55%) Network Design
10 2 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (4.55%) Time Management
10 2 (4.55%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (56.82%) C#
2 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
2 15 (34.09%) PHP
3 6 (13.64%) Java
4 4 (9.09%) SQL
5 3 (6.82%) Python
6 2 (4.55%) Perl
6 2 (4.55%) Scala
6 2 (4.55%) XQuery
7 1 (2.27%) Go
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Docker
1 1 (2.27%) etcd
1 1 (2.27%) flannel
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Nessus
1 2 (4.55%) Nexpose
2 1 (2.27%) Ansible
2 1 (2.27%) Consul
2 1 (2.27%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.27%) Puppet
2 1 (2.27%) Salt
2 1 (2.27%) Sysdig
2 1 (2.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) Adobe
2 2 (4.55%) Atlassian
2 2 (4.55%) Qualys
2 2 (4.55%) Rapid7
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
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ECOM
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 25 days ago