The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 57 65 56
Rank change year-on-year +8 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 5 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.13% 1.35% 2.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.95% 2.23% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 16
Median salary £40,000 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.80% +31.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 256 403 375
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 58.05% 60.42% 63.88%
Number of salaries quoted 212 374 339
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.23% +1.25%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Ruby
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Ruby in Staffordshire

Ruby
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lichfield - 5 £40,000 -
Ruby
West Midlands

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 18 (85.71%) Linux
1 18 (85.71%) Redis
2 17 (80.95%) PHP
2 17 (80.95%) Ruby on Rails
3 16 (76.19%) Ubuntu
3 16 (76.19%) MySQL
3 16 (76.19%) JavaScript
3 16 (76.19%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (76.19%) Elastic Stack
4 15 (71.43%) CSS3
4 15 (71.43%) Responsive Web Design
4 15 (71.43%) Sass
4 15 (71.43%) Analytics
4 15 (71.43%) Google Compute Engine
4 15 (71.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 15 (71.43%) Google Cloud Platform
4 15 (71.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 15 (71.43%) Web Design
4 15 (71.43%) Publishing
4 15 (71.43%) HTML
4 15 (71.43%) CSS
4 15 (71.43%) XML
4 15 (71.43%) JSON
4 15 (71.43%) jQuery
4 15 (71.43%) Ajax
4 15 (71.43%) Google
4 15 (71.43%) HTML5
4 15 (71.43%) Heroku
5 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (52.38%) Web Development

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 1 (4.76%) CloudStack
1 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (4.76%) nginx
1 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (71.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 15 (71.43%) Google Cloud Platform
1 15 (71.43%) Google Compute Engine
1 15 (71.43%) Heroku
2 2 (9.52%) GitHub
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Skype
1 2 (9.52%) tcpdump
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (85.71%) Redis
2 16 (76.19%) MySQL
2 16 (76.19%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (23.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
5 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
6 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.52%) GDB
3 1 (4.76%) GitLab
General
1 15 (71.43%) Publishing
2 2 (9.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Developer
2 14 (66.67%) PHP Developer
2 14 (66.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 12 (57.14%) Full Stack Developer
4 9 (42.86%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (23.81%) Agile Developer
5 5 (23.81%) HTML CSS Developer
5 5 (23.81%) HTML Developer
5 5 (23.81%) Software Developer
6 4 (19.05%) JavaScript Engineer
6 4 (19.05%) PHP Programmer
6 4 (19.05%) Programmer
7 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) F# Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 1 (4.76%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) Ruby on Rails
2 16 (76.19%) Elastic Stack
3 15 (71.43%) Ajax
3 15 (71.43%) CSS
3 15 (71.43%) CSS3
3 15 (71.43%) HTML
3 15 (71.43%) HTML5
3 15 (71.43%) jQuery
3 15 (71.43%) JSON
3 15 (71.43%) Sass
3 15 (71.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 15 (71.43%) XML
4 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
4 2 (9.52%) LAMP
4 2 (9.52%) Laravel
4 2 (9.52%) Middleware
4 2 (9.52%) Node.js
4 2 (9.52%) React
5 1 (4.76%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (4.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Blog
1 2 (9.52%) iPad
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Linux
2 16 (76.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Analytics
1 15 (71.43%) Responsive Web Design
1 15 (71.43%) Web Design
2 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (52.38%) Web Development
4 10 (47.62%) Front End Development
5 2 (9.52%) Complex Event Processing
5 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.52%) DevOps
5 2 (9.52%) Functional Programming
5 2 (9.52%) Low Latency
5 2 (9.52%) Open Source
6 1 (4.76%) API Integration
6 1 (4.76%) BDD
6 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.76%) Migration
6 1 (4.76%) OO
6 1 (4.76%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) PHP
2 16 (76.19%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) C
3 2 (9.52%) Erlang
3 2 (9.52%) F#
3 2 (9.52%) Go
3 2 (9.52%) Haskell
3 2 (9.52%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) Python
3 2 (9.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
1 5 (23.81%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Ceph
1 1 (4.76%) KVM
1 1 (4.76%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Ansible
1 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (9.52%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) Grafana
2 1 (4.76%) Graphite
2 1 (4.76%) Icinga
2 1 (4.76%) Kibana
2 1 (4.76%) logstash
2 1 (4.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Google
2 2 (9.52%) Twitter