Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 158 151 129
Rank change year-on-year -7 -22 -13
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 43 37 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.15% 1.00% 1.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.73% 2.14% 4.61%
Number of salaries quoted 40 49 72
Birmingham median annual salary £65,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.44% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,825
90th Percentile £88,750 £70,000 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% - -5.56%

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 1,575 1,725 1,583
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 42.21% 46.48% 35.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,296 1,483 1,366
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £58,750 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.63% - +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 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Ruby in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 33 (76.74%) Python
2 25 (58.14%) Java
3 21 (48.84%) Open Source
4 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (37.21%) PHP
5 16 (37.21%) Test Automation
6 14 (32.56%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (32.56%) DevOps
7 13 (30.23%) Mentoring
7 13 (30.23%) C#
8 12 (27.91%) Coaching
9 11 (25.58%) Amazon AWS
9 11 (25.58%) Linux
10 10 (23.26%) Bash Shell
10 10 (23.26%) PowerShell
11 9 (20.93%) Cucumber
11 9 (20.93%) Selenium
11 9 (20.93%) WebDriver
12 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (18.60%) HTML5
12 8 (18.60%) Scrum
12 8 (18.60%) TDD
12 8 (18.60%) HTML
13 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
13 7 (16.28%) Visual Studio
13 7 (16.28%) Windows
13 7 (16.28%) Configuration Management
13 7 (16.28%) Waterfall
13 7 (16.28%) SpecFlow
13 7 (16.28%) User Stories

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 4 (9.30%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.33%) Apache
2 1 (2.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.33%) nginx
2 1 (2.33%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.58%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) Internet
2 4 (9.30%) 802.11
2 4 (9.30%) HTTP
2 4 (9.30%) SNMP
2 4 (9.30%) VPN
3 1 (2.33%) 3G
3 1 (2.33%) 4G
3 1 (2.33%) AMQP
3 1 (2.33%) DHCP
3 1 (2.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) MySQL
2 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Cucumber
1 9 (20.93%) Selenium
1 9 (20.93%) WebDriver
2 7 (16.28%) SpecFlow
2 7 (16.28%) Visual Studio
3 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.30%) Subversion
4 2 (4.65%) FitNesse
4 2 (4.65%) JUnit
4 2 (4.65%) TestNG
General
1 3 (6.98%) Advertising
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Automotive
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Developer
1 11 (25.58%) Senior Tester
1 11 (25.58%) Tester
2 10 (23.26%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Automation Tester
3 7 (16.28%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 7 (16.28%) Senior Automation Tester
4 6 (13.95%) Operations Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Perl Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Perl Programmer
4 6 (13.95%) Programmer
5 4 (9.30%) Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Penetration Tester
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Penetration Tester
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Technical Tester
5 4 (9.30%) Technical Tester
6 3 (6.98%) Cloud Automation Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) HTML
1 8 (18.60%) HTML5
2 6 (13.95%) Web Services
3 5 (11.63%) CSS
4 4 (9.30%) 802.1X
5 1 (2.33%) Node.js
5 1 (2.33%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Fintech
2 6 (13.95%) Minimum Viable Product
3 3 (6.98%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (6.98%) User Experience
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Linux
2 7 (16.28%) Windows
3 1 (2.33%) Android
3 1 (2.33%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (48.84%) Open Source
2 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (37.21%) Test Automation
4 14 (32.56%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (32.56%) DevOps
5 13 (30.23%) Mentoring
6 12 (27.91%) Coaching
7 8 (18.60%) Scrum
7 8 (18.60%) TDD
8 7 (16.28%) BDD
8 7 (16.28%) Configuration Management
8 7 (16.28%) Integration Testing
8 7 (16.28%) Load Testing
8 7 (16.28%) Microservices
8 7 (16.28%) SDET
8 7 (16.28%) User Stories
8 7 (16.28%) Waterfall
9 6 (13.95%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (13.95%) Task Automation
9 6 (13.95%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 33 (76.74%) Python
2 25 (58.14%) Java
3 16 (37.21%) PHP
4 13 (30.23%) C#
5 10 (23.26%) Bash Shell
5 10 (23.26%) PowerShell
6 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
7 6 (13.95%) Perl
7 6 (13.95%) VB
8 5 (11.63%) Scala
9 4 (9.30%) C
9 4 (9.30%) Lua
10 2 (4.65%) XPath
11 1 (2.33%) Elixir
11 1 (2.33%) Go
11 1 (2.33%) R
11 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) CHECK Team Leader
1 4 (9.30%) CHECK Team Member
1 4 (9.30%) OSCP
2 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Docker
2 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) Puppet
2 4 (9.30%) Kubernetes
3 2 (4.65%) Ansible
4 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.33%) Red Hat