The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 160 141
Rank change year-on-year +21 -19  
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 94 86 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.84% 1.41% 1.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.40% 3.29% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 93 73 81
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2766 2612 2743
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 54.28% 42.85% 47.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2420 2171 2472
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

Ruby
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Ruby in the West Midlands

Ruby
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Ruby in the West Midlands

Ruby
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Warwickshire +34 42 £35,000 -26.31% 2
Birmingham -2 26 £42,500 - 4
Shropshire +26 21 £40,000 -16.23%
Coventry -14 3 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 120 (66.30%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (53.59%) .NET
3 95 (52.49%) Git (software)
3 95 (52.49%) RESTful
4 93 (51.38%) Node.js
4 93 (51.38%) TDD
5 84 (46.41%) MVC
6 79 (43.65%) C#
7 78 (43.09%) BDD
8 75 (41.44%) HTML
9 73 (40.33%) JavaScript
10 71 (39.23%) ASP.NET
10 71 (39.23%) SQL Server
10 71 (39.23%) Web Application Development
10 71 (39.23%) ASP.NET Web API
10 71 (39.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 70 (38.67%) NoSQL
12 69 (38.12%) WCF
13 68 (37.57%) Ruby on Rails
13 68 (37.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 66 (36.46%) CSS
15 61 (33.70%) SQL
16 51 (28.18%) HTML5
17 47 (25.97%) AngularJS
17 47 (25.97%) MySQL
18 46 (25.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 45 (24.86%) Scrum
20 44 (24.31%) Business Intelligence
21 42 (23.20%) PHP
22 38 (20.99%) jQuery

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 18 (9.94%) WordPress
2 14 (7.73%) GlassFish
2 14 (7.73%) JBoss
2 14 (7.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 14 (7.73%) WildFly
3 5 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.10%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (1.10%) CMS
4 2 (1.10%) Drupal
4 2 (1.10%) Mule
5 1 (0.55%) Apache
5 1 (0.55%) Confluence
5 1 (0.55%) nginx
Applications
1 18 (9.94%) Adobe Illustrator
1 18 (9.94%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.50%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.08%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (3.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 7 (3.87%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (3.87%) Google Compute Engine
3 7 (3.87%) Heroku
4 5 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (14.36%) Internet
2 5 (2.76%) HTTP
3 2 (1.10%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (39.23%) SQL Server
2 70 (38.67%) NoSQL
3 47 (25.97%) MySQL
4 37 (20.44%) SQL Server 2014
5 34 (18.78%) SQL Server 2016
6 24 (13.26%) Data Warehouse
6 24 (13.26%) PostgreSQL
6 24 (13.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 24 (13.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 24 (13.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (4.97%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (4.97%) Redis
8 8 (4.42%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.10%) MarkLogic
10 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 95 (52.49%) Git (software)
2 25 (13.81%) Jenkins
3 21 (11.60%) Selenium
4 20 (11.05%) Cucumber
5 19 (10.50%) Hudson
6 17 (9.39%) JUnit
7 16 (8.84%) RSpec
7 16 (8.84%) WATIR
8 14 (7.73%) JBehave
9 13 (7.18%) Mocha
10 9 (4.97%) Vagrant
11 7 (3.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (2.76%) TeamCity
13 4 (2.21%) GoCD
13 4 (2.21%) JIRA
14 3 (1.66%) JMeter
14 3 (1.66%) WebDriver
15 2 (1.10%) Jasmine
15 2 (1.10%) Maven
15 2 (1.10%) SpecFlow
General
1 28 (15.47%) Retail
2 22 (12.15%) Electronics
3 20 (11.05%) Marketing
4 15 (8.29%) Games
5 14 (7.73%) Billing
6 13 (7.18%) Telecoms
7 10 (5.52%) Music Industry
8 9 (4.97%) Advertising
9 7 (3.87%) Publishing
10 5 (2.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 145 (80.11%) Developer
2 84 (46.41%) .NET Developer
3 34 (18.78%) HTML CSS Developer
3 34 (18.78%) HTML Developer
3 34 (18.78%) JavaScript Developer
4 32 (17.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 22 (12.15%) SQL Developer
6 21 (11.60%) Junior
6 21 (11.60%) Junior Developer
7 18 (9.94%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 18 (9.94%) Junior JavaScript Developer
8 14 (7.73%) Applications Developer
8 14 (7.73%) Java Engineer
8 14 (7.73%) Senior Java Engineer
9 11 (6.08%) DevOps Engineer
10 9 (4.97%) Senior DevOps
10 9 (4.97%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 7 (3.87%) .NET Software Developer
11 7 (3.87%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 7 (3.87%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (53.59%) .NET
2 95 (52.49%) RESTful
3 93 (51.38%) Node.js
4 75 (41.44%) HTML
5 71 (39.23%) ASP.NET
5 71 (39.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 71 (39.23%) ASP.NET Web API
6 69 (38.12%) WCF
7 68 (37.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 68 (37.57%) Ruby on Rails
8 66 (36.46%) CSS
9 51 (28.18%) HTML5
10 47 (25.97%) AngularJS
11 46 (25.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 38 (20.99%) jQuery
13 34 (18.78%) .NET Framework
13 34 (18.78%) Entity Framework
14 33 (18.23%) CSS3
15 31 (17.13%) Code First Entity Framework
16 26 (14.36%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.94%) Graphic Design
1 18 (9.94%) Social Media
2 12 (6.63%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (5.52%) Social Network
4 9 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.76%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.10%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.55%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (20.44%) Linux
2 22 (12.15%) Android
2 22 (12.15%) Apple iOS
3 16 (8.84%) Ubuntu
4 10 (5.52%) CentOS
5 4 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.55%) Debian
6 1 (0.55%) Fedora
6 1 (0.55%) openSUSE
6 1 (0.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (66.30%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (51.38%) TDD
3 84 (46.41%) MVC
4 78 (43.09%) BDD
5 71 (39.23%) Web Application Development
6 45 (24.86%) Scrum
7 44 (24.31%) Business Intelligence
8 31 (17.13%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (16.57%) E-Commerce
9 30 (16.57%) Microservices
9 30 (16.57%) OO
10 29 (16.02%) Software Engineering
11 26 (14.36%) Front End Development
11 26 (14.36%) Web Design
12 25 (13.81%) Open Source
13 24 (13.26%) Change Management
14 23 (12.71%) Continuous Delivery
15 19 (10.50%) Dependency Injection
16 18 (9.94%) Internet Marketing
16 18 (9.94%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 79 (43.65%) C#
2 73 (40.33%) JavaScript
3 61 (33.70%) SQL
4 42 (23.20%) PHP
5 34 (18.78%) Java
6 31 (17.13%) VB
6 31 (17.13%) VB.NET
7 24 (13.26%) VB6
8 23 (12.71%) C
8 23 (12.71%) Python
9 16 (8.84%) Scala
10 15 (8.29%) Bash Shell
11 9 (4.97%) Groovy
12 7 (3.87%) Perl
13 6 (3.31%) Go
14 5 (2.76%) F#
15 4 (2.21%) Korn
16 2 (1.10%) XQuery
17 1 (0.55%) C++
17 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (2.21%) Degree
2 2 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 15 (8.29%) Docker
2 9 (4.97%) VirtualBox
2 9 (4.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.10%) etcd
3 2 (1.10%) flannel
4 1 (0.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (8.84%) Terraform
2 11 (6.08%) Consul
2 11 (6.08%) Kubernetes
2 11 (6.08%) Puppet
3 9 (4.97%) Docker Swarm
3 9 (4.97%) Mesos
3 9 (4.97%) Nagios
3 9 (4.97%) StatsD
4 7 (3.87%) Ansible
4 7 (3.87%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.76%) Kibana
6 2 (1.10%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 2 (1.10%) Nessus
6 2 (1.10%) Nexpose
6 2 (1.10%) Salt
6 2 (1.10%) Sysdig
6 2 (1.10%) WSUS
7 1 (0.55%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (8.29%) Google
2 14 (7.73%) Oracle
3 12 (6.63%) Microsoft
4 10 (5.52%) VMware
5 9 (4.97%) New Relic
6 4 (2.21%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.10%) Adobe
7 2 (1.10%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.10%) Qualys
7 2 (1.10%) Rapid7
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
ECOM
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Kidderminster, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Jewellery Quarter Bullion
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus (up to 30%)
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 24 days ago
West Midlands
Vivid Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago