Period
to 13 November 2019

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 6 months to 13 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > West Midlands
6 months to
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 220 180 167
Rank change year-on-year -40 -13 +30
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 48 110 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.65% 1.30% 1.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.47% 2.98% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 40 59 170
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +31.25% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £87,625 £66,250 £61,375
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% -

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 West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,271 3,695 5,282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.19% 43.51% 52.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2,840 3,116 4,575
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,225 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.53% +4.45% +5.26%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 6 months to 13 November 2019.

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 6 months to 13 November 2019. 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
Birmingham +14 17 £52,500 - 8
Warwickshire -8 13 £47,500 +50.79%
Solihull - 5 £32,500 -
Worcestershire -14 4 £43,000 +22.86% 2
Shropshire -24 2 £82,500 +43.48% 5
Coventry 0 1 £65,000 -
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 2019, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 40 (83.33%) Python
2 23 (47.92%) DevOps
3 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (41.67%) AWS
5 17 (35.42%) Docker
6 15 (31.25%) Linux
7 14 (29.17%) C#
7 14 (29.17%) Java
8 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
8 13 (27.08%) OOP
8 13 (27.08%) Test Automation
8 13 (27.08%) Selenium
8 13 (27.08%) Open Source
9 11 (22.92%) Terraform
9 11 (22.92%) Jenkins
9 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
9 11 (22.92%) Scrum
10 10 (20.83%) Software Engineering
10 10 (20.83%) PHP
10 10 (20.83%) Kubernetes
10 10 (20.83%) Microservices
11 9 (18.75%) GCP
11 9 (18.75%) Public Cloud
11 9 (18.75%) Go
11 9 (18.75%) IT Strategy
11 9 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (18.75%) SC Cleared
12 8 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (16.67%) Azure
12 8 (16.67%) WebDriver

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 2 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 20 (41.67%) AWS
2 9 (18.75%) GCP
3 8 (16.67%) Azure
4 6 (12.50%) GitHub
5 3 (6.25%) Heroku
5 3 (6.25%) SaaS
6 2 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (2.08%) BrowserStack
7 1 (2.08%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (10.42%) DNS
2 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) NoSQL
2 5 (10.42%) MySQL
3 2 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (4.17%) BigQuery
3 2 (4.17%) Bigtable
3 2 (4.17%) NewSQL
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (27.08%) Selenium
2 11 (22.92%) Jenkins
3 8 (16.67%) WebDriver
4 7 (14.58%) Git (software)
5 6 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 6 (12.50%) GitLab
6 5 (10.42%) IDA Disassembler
6 5 (10.42%) OllyDbg
7 3 (6.25%) Appium
7 3 (6.25%) Calabash
7 3 (6.25%) JIRA
7 3 (6.25%) SoapUI
8 2 (4.17%) Ranorex
8 2 (4.17%) SpecFlow
9 1 (2.08%) JMeter
9 1 (2.08%) LoadRunner
9 1 (2.08%) LoadUI
9 1 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5 (10.42%) Law
2 4 (8.33%) Public Sector
3 3 (6.25%) Finance
4 2 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) Developer
2 12 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) Analyst
4 8 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
4 8 (16.67%) Test Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) SOC Analyst
5 7 (14.58%) Test Automation Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
6 6 (12.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 5 (10.42%) Elixir Developer
7 5 (10.42%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (10.42%) Security Analyst
8 4 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 3 (6.25%) Software Developer
10 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
10 2 (4.17%) Software Engineer
10 2 (4.17%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) HTML
2 7 (14.58%) CSS
3 6 (12.50%) .NET
3 6 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (10.42%) React
4 5 (10.42%) Redux
5 4 (8.33%) Node.js
5 4 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET
7 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
7 2 (4.17%) Gherkin
7 2 (4.17%) Nightwatchjs
7 2 (4.17%) SOAP
7 2 (4.17%) Web Services
7 2 (4.17%) WPF
8 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (2.08%) Code First Entity Framework
8 1 (2.08%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Public Cloud
2 7 (14.58%) Security Operations Centre
3 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.17%) Life Science
5 2 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) Linux
2 8 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (14.58%) Windows
4 6 (12.50%) CentOS
5 1 (2.08%) Android
5 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (47.92%) DevOps
2 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (27.08%) OOP
3 13 (27.08%) Open Source
3 13 (27.08%) Test Automation
4 11 (22.92%) Scrum
5 10 (20.83%) Microservices
5 10 (20.83%) Software Engineering
6 9 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (18.75%) IT Strategy
7 8 (16.67%) SDET
7 8 (16.67%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 7 (14.58%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (14.58%) Digital Forensics
8 7 (14.58%) Malware Analysis
8 7 (14.58%) Network Monitoring
8 7 (14.58%) Reverse Engineering
8 7 (14.58%) Security Architecture
8 7 (14.58%) Security Operations
8 7 (14.58%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 40 (83.33%) Python
2 14 (29.17%) C#
2 14 (29.17%) Java
3 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
4 10 (20.83%) PHP
5 9 (18.75%) Go
6 8 (16.67%) SQL
7 7 (14.58%) Elixir
7 7 (14.58%) Scala
8 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.17%) Haskell
8 2 (4.17%) Kotlin
8 2 (4.17%) ML
8 2 (4.17%) Perl
8 2 (4.17%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.08%) Clojure
9 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.33%) Degree
4 2 (4.17%) AWS Certification
4 2 (4.17%) ISEB
4 2 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) QA
2 2 (4.17%) GDPR
3 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (35.42%) Docker
2 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (22.92%) Terraform
2 10 (20.83%) Kubernetes
3 8 (16.67%) Puppet
4 7 (14.58%) Ansible
5 6 (12.50%) Consul
5 6 (12.50%) Docker Swarm
5 6 (12.50%) Grafana
5 6 (12.50%) Graphite
5 6 (12.50%) Packer
5 6 (12.50%) Prometheus
6 5 (10.42%) EnCase
6 5 (10.42%) FTK
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) ArcSight
1 5 (10.42%) Splunk
2 3 (6.25%) Xamarin
3 2 (4.17%) Cypress Semiconductor
3 2 (4.17%) Google
4 1 (2.08%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.08%) New Relic