Period
to 21 April 2019

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 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 156 148 153
Rank change year-on-year -8 +5 -15
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 24 42 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.76% 1.11% 0.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.05% 2.60% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 19 38 44
Birmingham median annual salary £38,132 £65,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -41.34% +44.44% +15.38%
10th Percentile £35,677 £41,575 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,750 £88,750 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £43,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -14.00% +17.65% -

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 1,170 1,616 1,658
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 37.06% 42.71% 43.75%
Number of salaries quoted 929 1,338 1,446
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% -
10th Percentile £28,700 £26,854 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Ruby in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, 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 17 (70.83%) MySQL
2 16 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 16 (66.67%) PHP
3 15 (62.50%) CSS
3 15 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (58.33%) Web Development
4 14 (58.33%) Web Services
5 13 (54.17%) NHS
5 13 (54.17%) Ruby on Rails
5 13 (54.17%) Joomla!
5 13 (54.17%) Back Office
5 13 (54.17%) CMS
5 13 (54.17%) Content Management
5 13 (54.17%) Laravel
5 13 (54.17%) Line Management
6 11 (45.83%) Management Information System
7 10 (41.67%) Python
7 10 (41.67%) Java
8 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
10 6 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
11 5 (20.83%) C#
12 4 (16.67%) SQL
12 4 (16.67%) Scala
12 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (16.67%) Docker
12 4 (16.67%) Microservices
13 3 (12.50%) DevOps
13 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
13 3 (12.50%) NoSQL

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 13 (54.17%) CMS
1 13 (54.17%) Joomla!
2 2 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.17%) Mule
3 1 (4.17%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (4.17%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (70.83%) MySQL
2 3 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (8.33%) BigQuery
3 2 (8.33%) Bigtable
3 2 (8.33%) NewSQL
4 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (12.50%) Selenium
2 2 (8.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.17%) JUnit
3 1 (4.17%) TestNG
General
1 13 (54.17%) Back Office
2 1 (4.17%) Automotive
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Music Industry
2 1 (4.17%) Publishing
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Developer
2 13 (54.17%) Web Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Lead Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Lead Web Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Java Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Python Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Python Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Technical Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Tester
6 1 (4.17%) AWS Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) CSS
2 14 (58.33%) Web Services
3 13 (54.17%) Laravel
3 13 (54.17%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (8.33%) .NET
4 2 (8.33%) Ajax
4 2 (8.33%) HTML
4 2 (8.33%) Node.js
4 2 (8.33%) REST
4 2 (8.33%) SOAP
5 1 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (4.17%) Apache NiFi
5 1 (4.17%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (4.17%) Kafka
5 1 (4.17%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (4.17%) React
5 1 (4.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) NHS
2 11 (45.83%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Cloud Native
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (58.33%) Web Development
3 13 (54.17%) Content Management
3 13 (54.17%) Line Management
4 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
6 4 (16.67%) Microservices
7 3 (12.50%) DevOps
7 3 (12.50%) OOP
7 3 (12.50%) SDET
7 3 (12.50%) TDD
7 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 2 (8.33%) Analytical Thinking
8 2 (8.33%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (8.33%) BDD
8 2 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (8.33%) Kanban
8 2 (8.33%) Scrum
8 2 (8.33%) Validation
9 1 (4.17%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 16 (66.67%) PHP
2 10 (41.67%) Java
2 10 (41.67%) Python
3 5 (20.83%) C#
4 4 (16.67%) Scala
4 4 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (8.33%) Clojure
5 2 (8.33%) Elixir
5 2 (8.33%) Go
5 2 (8.33%) Groovy
5 2 (8.33%) Haskell
5 2 (8.33%) Kotlin
5 2 (8.33%) ML
6 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (4.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Kubernetes
1 2 (8.33%) Terraform
2 1 (4.17%) Ansible
2 1 (4.17%) Packer
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Google
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle