Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 133 149
Rank change year-on-year -21 +16 -42
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 35 58 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.00% 1.53% 1.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.47% 3.25% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 25 44 72
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £31,750 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £80,000 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £51,250 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +36.67% -6.25% -9.09%

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 1,418 1,785 1,869
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 40.47% 47.23% 40.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1,175 1,527 1,581
Birmingham median annual salary £43,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +2.63%

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 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Ruby in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 26 (74.29%) Python
2 20 (57.14%) Java
3 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (42.86%) TDD
5 14 (40.00%) C#
5 14 (40.00%) BDD
6 13 (37.14%) SDET
7 12 (34.29%) Test Automation
7 12 (34.29%) Selenium
7 12 (34.29%) Scrum
8 11 (31.43%) MySQL
8 11 (31.43%) Visual Studio
8 11 (31.43%) Load Testing
8 11 (31.43%) WebDriver
8 11 (31.43%) Waterfall
8 11 (31.43%) Cucumber
8 11 (31.43%) SpecFlow
8 11 (31.43%) Fintech
9 8 (22.86%) Linux
9 8 (22.86%) CSS
9 8 (22.86%) PHP
9 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
9 8 (22.86%) Microservices
9 8 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
11 6 (17.14%) Bash Shell
11 6 (17.14%) Web Services
11 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
12 5 (14.29%) Content Management
12 5 (14.29%) CMS

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 5 (14.29%) CMS
1 5 (14.29%) Joomla!
2 2 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.71%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.71%) SaaS
3 1 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.57%) Internet
3 2 (5.71%) LAN
3 2 (5.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) MySQL
2 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.57%) NoSQL
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.71%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (5.71%) Big Data
4 2 (5.71%) HBase
4 2 (5.71%) Neo4j
4 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Selenium
2 11 (31.43%) Cucumber
2 11 (31.43%) SpecFlow
2 11 (31.43%) Visual Studio
2 11 (31.43%) WebDriver
3 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.71%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.86%) JUnit
5 1 (2.86%) TestNG
General
1 5 (14.29%) Back Office
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Developer
2 5 (14.29%) Lead Developer
2 5 (14.29%) Lead Web Developer
2 5 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Automation Test Lead
3 4 (11.43%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Software Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Test Automation Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Test Leader
3 4 (11.43%) Test Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Perl Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Perl Programmer
4 3 (8.57%) Programmer
5 2 (5.71%) Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Linux Support
5 2 (5.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Network Technician
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) CSS
2 7 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 6 (17.14%) Web Services
4 5 (14.29%) Laravel
5 4 (11.43%) .NET
6 3 (8.57%) Ajax
6 3 (8.57%) HTML
6 3 (8.57%) REST
6 3 (8.57%) SOAP
6 3 (8.57%) Spring
7 2 (5.71%) Grails
7 2 (5.71%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Fintech
2 5 (14.29%) NHS
3 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.86%) Cloud Native
5 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (42.86%) TDD
3 14 (40.00%) BDD
4 13 (37.14%) SDET
5 12 (34.29%) Scrum
5 12 (34.29%) Test Automation
6 11 (31.43%) Load Testing
6 11 (31.43%) Waterfall
7 8 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (22.86%) Microservices
8 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
9 5 (14.29%) Content Management
9 5 (14.29%) Line Management
9 5 (14.29%) Open Source
9 5 (14.29%) Web Development
10 4 (11.43%) DevOps
11 3 (8.57%) Continuous Delivery
12 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 2 (5.71%) Open Source Development
13 1 (2.86%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 26 (74.29%) Python
2 20 (57.14%) Java
3 14 (40.00%) C#
4 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
4 8 (22.86%) PHP
5 6 (17.14%) Bash Shell
6 5 (14.29%) Groovy
6 5 (14.29%) Scala
7 4 (11.43%) SQL
8 3 (8.57%) Perl
9 2 (5.71%) Go
10 1 (2.86%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) RHCSA
2 2 (5.71%) RHCE
3 1 (2.86%) CCNA
3 1 (2.86%) CCNP
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Docker
2 2 (5.71%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Kubernetes
2 3 (8.57%) Ansible
2 3 (8.57%) SmoothWall
3 1 (2.86%) Nagios
3 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.86%) Puppet
3 1 (2.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
2 3 (8.57%) McAfee
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
3 1 (2.86%) Splunk