Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 40 39
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 -
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 18 17 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 4.69% 3.76% 0.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.78% 9.09% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 17 20 2
Shropshire median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £22,500 £34,000
90th Percentile £55,500 £66,500 £41,000
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -11.11% +16.13%

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 Shropshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Shropshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 184 187 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 47.92% 41.37% 30.35%
Number of salaries quoted 136 138 94
Shropshire median annual salary £36,250 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,750 £25,900
90th Percentile £56,375 £54,875 £48,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

Job postings citing Ruby as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Shropshire.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Shropshire

Ruby
Salary Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ruby in Shropshire.

Salary trend for Ruby in Shropshire

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in Shropshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Ruby in Shropshire

Ruby
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Shropshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. 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
Telford +7 16 £40,000 -23.81% 2
Ruby
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 16 (88.89%) SQL
2 15 (83.33%) .NET
2 15 (83.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 14 (77.78%) MySQL
3 14 (77.78%) VB.NET
4 13 (72.22%) CSS
4 13 (72.22%) HTML
4 13 (72.22%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (66.67%) Retail
5 12 (66.67%) E-Commerce
5 12 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (55.56%) Android
6 10 (55.56%) HTML5
6 10 (55.56%) Apple iOS
6 10 (55.56%) CSS3
6 10 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (55.56%) C
6 10 (55.56%) Electronics
7 8 (44.44%) Change Management
7 8 (44.44%) VB6
7 8 (44.44%) VB
8 4 (22.22%) Games
8 4 (22.22%) Java
9 3 (16.67%) Linux
9 3 (16.67%) Python
9 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
9 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
9 3 (16.67%) Ansible

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 (11.11%) Apache
1 2 (11.11%) Confluence
1 2 (11.11%) nginx
1 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) DNS
1 2 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (77.78%) MySQL
2 12 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 12 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (11.11%) Bitbucket
2 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) GoCD
2 2 (11.11%) JIRA
2 2 (11.11%) Subversion
2 2 (11.11%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (66.67%) Retail
2 10 (55.56%) Electronics
3 4 (22.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) .NET Developer
2 8 (44.44%) SQL Developer
3 7 (38.89%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 5 (27.78%) VB Developer
4 5 (27.78%) VB.NET Developer
4 5 (27.78%) VB6 Developer
5 2 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (11.11%) HTML Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Ruby Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (5.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) .NET
1 15 (83.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 13 (72.22%) CSS
2 13 (72.22%) HTML
3 10 (55.56%) CSS3
3 10 (55.56%) HTML5
4 2 (11.11%) REST
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Android
1 10 (55.56%) Apple iOS
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 8 (44.44%) Change Management
4 3 (16.67%) DevOps
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
6 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.56%) SDLC
6 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) SQL
2 14 (77.78%) VB.NET
3 10 (55.56%) C
4 8 (44.44%) VB
4 8 (44.44%) VB6
5 4 (22.22%) Java
6 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
6 3 (16.67%) Python
7 2 (11.11%) Perl
7 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
8 1 (5.56%) Go
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Ansible
1 3 (16.67%) Terraform
2 1 (5.56%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.56%) Google
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft