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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 101 102 89
Rank change year-on-year +1 -13  
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 18 35 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.00% 1.51% 1.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.34% 3.98% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 17 35 34
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  

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 770 879 761
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 42.87% 38.02% 44.53%
Number of salaries quoted 650 768 684
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

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 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Ruby in Birmingham

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 25 (64.10%) C#
1 25 (64.10%) .NET
1 25 (64.10%) TDD
1 25 (64.10%) BDD
2 23 (58.97%) Node.js
3 22 (56.41%) NoSQL
3 22 (56.41%) Web Application Development
3 22 (56.41%) Git (software)
3 22 (56.41%) MVC
3 22 (56.41%) ASP.NET
4 21 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (51.28%) ASP.NET MVC
5 20 (51.28%) RESTful
5 20 (51.28%) WCF
5 20 (51.28%) ASP.NET Web API
5 20 (51.28%) SQL Server
5 20 (51.28%) SQL Server 2014
5 20 (51.28%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 15 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
8 11 (28.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 10 (25.64%) AngularJS
10 9 (23.08%) Java
11 8 (20.51%) Python
11 8 (20.51%) Ruby on Rails
11 8 (20.51%) Cucumber
12 7 (17.95%) Entity Framework
12 7 (17.95%) High Availability
12 7 (17.95%) .NET Framework
12 7 (17.95%) Music Industry

Ruby
Top Related 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 (5.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Blender
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Firewall
2 2 (5.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (56.41%) NoSQL
2 20 (51.28%) SQL Server
2 20 (51.28%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (5.13%) MySQL
3 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (56.41%) Git (software)
2 8 (20.51%) Cucumber
3 6 (15.38%) Selenium
4 4 (10.26%) FitNesse
4 4 (10.26%) JMeter
5 2 (5.13%) JIRA
5 2 (5.13%) JUnit
5 2 (5.13%) Mocha
5 2 (5.13%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.56%) Maven
General
1 7 (17.95%) Music Industry
2 5 (12.82%) Finance
3 3 (7.69%) Retail
4 2 (5.13%) Legal
4 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (71.79%) Developer
2 20 (51.28%) .NET Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Tester
4 4 (10.26%) Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Technical Test Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Test Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Penetration Tester
5 3 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Angular Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Applications Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Automation Tester
6 2 (5.13%) Data Scientist
6 2 (5.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (5.13%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (5.13%) HTML Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Data Scientist
7 1 (2.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (64.10%) .NET
2 23 (58.97%) Node.js
3 22 (56.41%) ASP.NET
4 20 (51.28%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (51.28%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 20 (51.28%) ASP.NET Web API
4 20 (51.28%) RESTful
4 20 (51.28%) WCF
5 11 (28.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 10 (25.64%) AngularJS
7 8 (20.51%) Ruby on Rails
8 7 (17.95%) .NET Framework
8 7 (17.95%) Code First Entity Framework
8 7 (17.95%) CSS
8 7 (17.95%) Entity Framework
8 7 (17.95%) HTML
8 7 (17.95%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (5.13%) Pug
9 2 (5.13%) SOAP
9 2 (5.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.56%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Android
2 1 (2.56%) Unix
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) BDD
1 25 (64.10%) TDD
2 22 (56.41%) MVC
2 22 (56.41%) Web Application Development
3 21 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (17.95%) High Availability
6 5 (12.82%) SDLC
7 4 (10.26%) Scrum
8 3 (7.69%) Data Protection
8 3 (7.69%) Information Security
8 3 (7.69%) Mathematics
8 3 (7.69%) Network Design
8 3 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Physics
8 3 (7.69%) Time Management
8 3 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (7.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 2 (5.13%) Bayesian Methods
9 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (64.10%) C#
2 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
3 9 (23.08%) Java
4 8 (20.51%) Python
5 6 (15.38%) Perl
6 5 (12.82%) PHP
7 3 (7.69%) C++
7 3 (7.69%) SQL
8 2 (5.13%) C
8 2 (5.13%) R
9 1 (2.56%) Go
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Nessus
1 3 (7.69%) Nexpose
2 1 (2.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Qualys
1 3 (7.69%) Rapid7
2 2 (5.13%) IBM
2 2 (5.13%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.56%) Google
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago