Period
to 18 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 18 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 231 188 254
Rank change year-on-year -43 +66 -20
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 102 46 78
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.98% 0.85% 0.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.21% 1.61% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 65 38 69
10th Percentile £35,500 £28,100 £33,250
25th Percentile £46,250 £36,750 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £47,500 £52,000
Median % change year-on-year +36.84% -8.65% -0.95%
75th Percentile £80,000 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £69,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 4,625 2,858 4,890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 44.42% 52.85% 46.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3,470 2,400 4,311
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £43,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +9.20% +2.35%
75th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £55,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in the Midlands

Ruby
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Ruby in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Ruby in the Midlands

Ruby
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Ruby in the Midlands over the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Ruby in the Midlands

Ruby
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 January 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -32 66 £65,000 +30.00% 22
East Midlands -36 36 £47,500 +5.56% 7
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 73 (71.57%) Python
2 58 (56.86%) AWS
3 55 (53.92%) JavaScript
4 45 (44.12%) Kubernetes
5 43 (42.16%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (41.18%) Java
7 41 (40.20%) DevOps
8 38 (37.25%) Go
9 37 (36.27%) Terraform
10 36 (35.29%) Docker
11 31 (30.39%) Software Engineering
12 29 (28.43%) Azure
13 27 (26.47%) C#
14 26 (25.49%) Ruby on Rails
15 25 (24.51%) PHP
15 25 (24.51%) .NET
15 25 (24.51%) React
16 24 (23.53%) CSS
16 24 (23.53%) GitHub
17 23 (22.55%) HTML
18 21 (20.59%) Jenkins
19 20 (19.61%) Bash
19 20 (19.61%) Linux
20 19 (18.63%) Configuration Management
20 19 (18.63%) PowerShell
21 18 (17.65%) Social Skills
22 17 (16.67%) Perl
23 16 (15.69%) JIRA
23 16 (15.69%) Sass
23 16 (15.69%) Redis

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 9 (8.82%) OpenStack
2 8 (7.84%) Confluence
3 6 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Sentinel
1 2 (1.96%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 58 (56.86%) AWS
2 29 (28.43%) Azure
3 24 (23.53%) GitHub
4 13 (12.75%) AWS CloudFormation
4 13 (12.75%) GCP
5 9 (8.82%) Amazon S3
6 7 (6.86%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (6.86%) Amazon ECS
6 7 (6.86%) Amazon EKS
6 7 (6.86%) PaaS
6 7 (6.86%) SaaS
7 6 (5.88%) Pulumi
8 3 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (2.94%) CloudFront
8 3 (2.94%) OpenShift
8 3 (2.94%) Serverless
9 2 (1.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (1.96%) AWS CloudTrail
9 2 (1.96%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.88%) DKIM
1 6 (5.88%) DMARC
1 6 (5.88%) DNS
2 3 (2.94%) Firewall
2 3 (2.94%) HTTP
2 3 (2.94%) Internet
3 1 (0.98%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.98%) SSH
3 1 (0.98%) SSL
3 1 (0.98%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.69%) Redis
2 12 (11.76%) MySQL
3 7 (6.86%) MongoDB
3 7 (6.86%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (4.90%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.94%) MS Access
6 3 (2.94%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.96%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.98%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (20.59%) Jenkins
2 16 (15.69%) JIRA
3 12 (11.76%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (2.94%) Hudson
5 3 (2.94%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.96%) Gatling
6 2 (1.96%) GitLab
6 2 (1.96%) gulp
6 2 (1.96%) Subversion
7 1 (0.98%) Appium
7 1 (0.98%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.98%) Cypress.io
7 1 (0.98%) JMeter
7 1 (0.98%) Maven
7 1 (0.98%) Mocha
7 1 (0.98%) Postman
7 1 (0.98%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.98%) Zephyr
General
1 18 (17.65%) Social Skills
2 11 (10.78%) Marketing
3 10 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.90%) Retail
5 4 (3.92%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.96%) Publishing
6 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.98%) Automotive
7 1 (0.98%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (0.98%) Finance
7 1 (0.98%) Local Government
7 1 (0.98%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 30 (29.41%) Developer
2 23 (22.55%) Software Engineer
3 15 (14.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (8.82%) Junior
4 9 (8.82%) Senior Software Engineer
5 8 (7.84%) Architect
5 8 (7.84%) Platform Engineer
6 7 (6.86%) Salesforce Developer
6 7 (6.86%) Web Developer
7 6 (5.88%) Junior DevOps
7 6 (5.88%) Junior DevOps Engineer
7 6 (5.88%) Technical Architect
8 5 (4.90%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (4.90%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.90%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Azure Engineer
9 4 (3.92%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (3.92%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (25.49%) Ruby on Rails
2 25 (24.51%) .NET
2 25 (24.51%) React
3 24 (23.53%) CSS
4 23 (22.55%) HTML
5 16 (15.69%) Sass
6 13 (12.75%) RESTful
7 12 (11.76%) Node.js
8 11 (10.78%) AngularJS
9 7 (6.86%) jQuery
10 5 (4.90%) ASP.NET
10 5 (4.90%) JSON
10 5 (4.90%) REST
11 4 (3.92%) Web Services
12 3 (2.94%) Bulma
12 3 (2.94%) Django
12 3 (2.94%) GraphQL
12 3 (2.94%) React Native
13 2 (1.96%) .NET Core
13 2 (1.96%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.84%) Social Media
2 7 (6.86%) Public Cloud
3 4 (3.92%) Cloud Native
4 3 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.96%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.98%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (0.98%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 1 (0.98%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.98%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.98%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.98%) Replication
6 1 (0.98%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (19.61%) Linux
2 6 (5.88%) Windows
3 5 (4.90%) Unix
4 3 (2.94%) Android
4 3 (2.94%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.96%) Debian
5 2 (1.96%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.96%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.98%) CentOS
6 1 (0.98%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.98%) SUSE
6 1 (0.98%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.98%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.98%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (0.98%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (42.16%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (40.20%) DevOps
3 31 (30.39%) Software Engineering
4 19 (18.63%) Configuration Management
5 15 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 12 (11.76%) Microservices
7 11 (10.78%) Coaching
7 11 (10.78%) Web Development
8 10 (9.80%) Infrastructure as Code
8 10 (9.80%) OO
8 10 (9.80%) Test Automation
9 9 (8.82%) Computer Science
9 9 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (8.82%) Full Stack Development
9 9 (8.82%) Technical Leadership
9 9 (8.82%) Time Management
10 8 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (7.84%) OOP
10 8 (7.84%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (71.57%) Python
2 55 (53.92%) JavaScript
3 42 (41.18%) Java
4 38 (37.25%) Go
5 27 (26.47%) C#
6 25 (24.51%) PHP
7 20 (19.61%) Bash
8 19 (18.63%) PowerShell
9 17 (16.67%) Perl
10 10 (9.80%) C++
10 10 (9.80%) Scala
11 9 (8.82%) VB.NET
12 7 (6.86%) Groovy
12 7 (6.86%) Kotlin
12 7 (6.86%) SQL
13 6 (5.88%) C
14 5 (4.90%) MATLAB
14 5 (4.90%) Objective-C
14 5 (4.90%) Pascal
14 5 (4.90%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (11.76%) Degree
2 7 (6.86%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (6.86%) SC Cleared
2 7 (6.86%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.96%) GCFA
3 2 (1.96%) GCFE
3 2 (1.96%) GCIA
3 2 (1.96%) GCIH
3 2 (1.96%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (35.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 45 (44.12%) Kubernetes
2 37 (36.27%) Terraform
3 15 (14.71%) Puppet
4 13 (12.75%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (9.80%) Ansible
6 6 (5.88%) Kibana
6 6 (5.88%) Salt
7 5 (4.90%) Grafana
8 4 (3.92%) Prometheus
9 3 (2.94%) Consul
9 3 (2.94%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (2.94%) Nagios
9 3 (2.94%) Packer
10 2 (1.96%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 2 (1.96%) Computer Incident Response Team
11 1 (0.98%) CFEngine
11 1 (0.98%) HP ALM
11 1 (0.98%) SCCM
11 1 (0.98%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 7 (6.86%) Google
1 7 (6.86%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (4.90%) Facebook
3 4 (3.92%) Splunk
4 2 (1.96%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.96%) New Relic
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle
5 1 (0.98%) Adobe
5 1 (0.98%) HP
5 1 (0.98%) LexisNexis
5 1 (0.98%) SAP