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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
England / West Midlands
Rank 127 138 137
Rank change year-on-year +11 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 80 109 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.71% 1.77% 1.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.61% 4.02% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 67 94 79
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  

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 2214 2712 2487
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 47.42% 44.12% 49.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1907 2377 2207
Median salary £39,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.87% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,475
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

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 26 March 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 26 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
Warwickshire +18 24 £42,500 -19.04% 2
Birmingham 0 17 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Coventry +22 14 £40,000 - 3
Worcestershire -3 12 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Shropshire +10 8 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Staffordshire +11 5 £40,000 -23.80%
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 122 (73.49%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (57.23%) RESTful
3 81 (48.80%) Node.js
4 79 (47.59%) Git (software)
5 74 (44.58%) JavaScript
5 74 (44.58%) .NET
6 73 (43.98%) TDD
7 67 (40.36%) C#
8 64 (38.55%) MVC
9 63 (37.95%) HTML
9 63 (37.95%) ASP.NET
9 63 (37.95%) Web Application Development
10 62 (37.35%) BDD
11 61 (36.75%) ASP.NET MVC
11 61 (36.75%) SQL Server
11 61 (36.75%) ASP.NET Web API
11 61 (36.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 60 (36.14%) NoSQL
13 58 (34.94%) Linux
14 56 (33.73%) WCF
15 55 (33.13%) SQL Server 2014
16 52 (31.33%) Python
17 47 (28.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 44 (26.51%) Microservices
18 44 (26.51%) Java
18 44 (26.51%) Continuous Integration
19 42 (25.30%) Ubuntu
20 40 (24.10%) Ruby on Rails
20 40 (24.10%) Docker
21 39 (23.49%) Code First Entity Framework

Ruby
Top Related 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 11 (6.63%) JBoss
2 7 (4.22%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (4.22%) GlassFish
2 7 (4.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (4.22%) WildFly
3 5 (3.01%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.81%) WordPress
5 2 (1.20%) nginx
5 2 (1.20%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.60%) Apache
6 1 (0.60%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.60%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (1.81%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (1.81%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.60%) Blender
Business Applications
1 3 (1.81%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 26 (15.66%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (9.64%) Google Cloud Platform
3 15 (9.04%) AWS CloudFormation
3 15 (9.04%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 15 (9.04%) Google Compute Engine
3 15 (9.04%) Heroku
4 5 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.20%) GitHub
6 1 (0.60%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.60%) IaaS
6 1 (0.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.43%) Internet
2 8 (4.82%) HTTP
3 4 (2.41%) Firewall
4 3 (1.81%) tcpdump
5 2 (1.20%) LDAP
5 2 (1.20%) Skype
6 1 (0.60%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (36.75%) SQL Server
2 60 (36.14%) NoSQL
3 55 (33.13%) SQL Server 2014
4 34 (20.48%) MySQL
5 24 (14.46%) PostgreSQL
6 23 (13.86%) Apache Cassandra
7 18 (10.84%) Redis
8 12 (7.23%) MongoDB
9 8 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (4.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (4.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (4.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (3.61%) SQL Server 2016
11 5 (3.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (2.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 79 (47.59%) Git (software)
2 25 (15.06%) Jenkins
3 17 (10.24%) Cucumber
3 17 (10.24%) Selenium
4 15 (9.04%) Hudson
4 15 (9.04%) Vagrant
5 14 (8.43%) JUnit
6 7 (4.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (4.22%) JBehave
6 7 (4.22%) RSpec
6 7 (4.22%) WATIR
7 6 (3.61%) GoCD
7 6 (3.61%) TeamCity
8 5 (3.01%) Maven
9 4 (2.41%) FitNesse
9 4 (2.41%) JIRA
9 4 (2.41%) JMeter
10 3 (1.81%) GDB
10 3 (1.81%) Subversion
11 2 (1.20%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (11.45%) Billing
2 18 (10.84%) Games
3 17 (10.24%) Retail
4 15 (9.04%) Publishing
5 7 (4.22%) Electronics
6 6 (3.61%) Music Industry
7 5 (3.01%) Finance
8 3 (1.81%) Marketing
9 2 (1.20%) Legal
9 2 (1.20%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.60%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 108 (65.06%) Developer
2 66 (39.76%) .NET Developer
3 32 (19.28%) DevOps Engineer
4 24 (14.46%) Senior DevOps
4 24 (14.46%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 16 (9.64%) JavaScript Developer
6 14 (8.43%) PHP Developer
6 14 (8.43%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 12 (7.23%) Full Stack Developer
8 10 (6.02%) HTML CSS Developer
8 10 (6.02%) HTML Developer
9 9 (5.42%) Internet Developer
9 9 (5.42%) Software Developer
10 8 (4.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 7 (4.22%) Java Engineer
11 7 (4.22%) Senior Java Engineer
11 7 (4.22%) SQL Developer
12 6 (3.61%) AWS Developer
13 5 (3.01%) Agile Developer
13 5 (3.01%) Messaging Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (57.23%) RESTful
2 81 (48.80%) Node.js
3 74 (44.58%) .NET
4 63 (37.95%) ASP.NET
4 63 (37.95%) HTML
5 61 (36.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 61 (36.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 61 (36.75%) ASP.NET Web API
6 56 (33.73%) WCF
7 47 (28.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 40 (24.10%) Ruby on Rails
9 39 (23.49%) .NET Framework
9 39 (23.49%) Code First Entity Framework
9 39 (23.49%) Entity Framework
10 38 (22.89%) CSS
11 37 (22.29%) Web Services
12 36 (21.69%) AngularJS
13 32 (19.28%) HTML5
14 28 (16.87%) KnockoutJS
15 25 (15.06%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.86%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (9.64%) Social Network
3 12 (7.23%) Smart Meter
4 9 (5.42%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.81%) Graphic Design
5 3 (1.81%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.81%) Social Media
6 2 (1.20%) Blog
6 2 (1.20%) iPad
6 2 (1.20%) User Experience
7 1 (0.60%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 58 (34.94%) Linux
2 42 (25.30%) Ubuntu
3 27 (16.27%) CentOS
4 8 (4.82%) Android
5 7 (4.22%) Apple iOS
5 7 (4.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.20%) Fedora
6 2 (1.20%) Windows
7 1 (0.60%) Debian
7 1 (0.60%) openSUSE
7 1 (0.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (73.49%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (43.98%) TDD
3 64 (38.55%) MVC
4 63 (37.95%) Web Application Development
5 62 (37.35%) BDD
6 44 (26.51%) Continuous Integration
6 44 (26.51%) Microservices
7 38 (22.89%) Scrum
8 33 (19.88%) Continuous Delivery
8 33 (19.88%) DevOps
9 32 (19.28%) Software Engineering
10 28 (16.87%) Configuration Management
10 28 (16.87%) OO
11 23 (13.86%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (12.65%) Automated Testing
12 21 (12.65%) SDLC
13 20 (12.05%) Web Design
14 19 (11.45%) E-Commerce
14 19 (11.45%) Software Delivery
15 17 (10.24%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 74 (44.58%) JavaScript
2 67 (40.36%) C#
3 52 (31.33%) Python
4 44 (26.51%) Java
5 37 (22.29%) Bash Shell
6 27 (16.27%) PHP
7 26 (15.66%) Scala
8 25 (15.06%) SQL
9 18 (10.84%) Groovy
10 14 (8.43%) Perl
11 12 (7.23%) C
11 12 (7.23%) VB
11 12 (7.23%) VB.NET
12 10 (6.02%) Go
13 8 (4.82%) VB6
14 7 (4.22%) F#
14 7 (4.22%) Korn
15 3 (1.81%) C++
16 2 (1.20%) Haskell
16 2 (1.20%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (6.02%) Degree
2 5 (3.01%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.81%) SDET
2 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 40 (24.10%) Docker
2 15 (9.04%) VirtualBox
2 15 (9.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.60%) Ceph
3 1 (0.60%) etcd
3 1 (0.60%) flannel
3 1 (0.60%) KVM
3 1 (0.60%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 25 (15.06%) Terraform
2 23 (13.86%) Puppet
3 17 (10.24%) Kubernetes
4 16 (9.64%) Nagios
5 15 (9.04%) Consul
5 15 (9.04%) Docker Swarm
5 15 (9.04%) Mesos
5 15 (9.04%) StatsD
6 13 (7.83%) Ansible
6 13 (7.83%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (3.61%) Kibana
8 5 (3.01%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 5 (3.01%) WSUS
9 3 (1.81%) Nessus
9 3 (1.81%) Nexpose
9 3 (1.81%) rkt
10 1 (0.60%) Grafana
10 1 (0.60%) Graphite
10 1 (0.60%) Icinga
10 1 (0.60%) logstash
Vendors
1 26 (15.66%) Google
2 15 (9.04%) New Relic
2 15 (9.04%) VMware
3 7 (4.22%) Oracle
3 7 (4.22%) Red Hat
4 5 (3.01%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.81%) Qualys
5 3 (1.81%) Rapid7
6 2 (1.20%) IBM
6 2 (1.20%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.20%) Twitter
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 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
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Posted: 11 days ago
Shrewsbury
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago