Period
to 6 April 2020

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 6 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > West Midlands
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 185 223 200
Rank change year-on-year +38 -23 -36
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 59 70 127
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.97% 0.88% 1.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.12% 2.03% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 50 59 112
Median annual salary £52,000 £43,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.93% -14.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £37,500 £25,000 £32,050
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year - +13.21% +0.95%

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 2,782 3,456 4,832
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 45.62% 43.39% 49.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2,416 2,689 3,973
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Ruby as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Ruby in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Ruby in the West Midlands

Ruby
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Ruby in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

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 6 April 2020. 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 +46 23 £42,500 +11.46% 4
Warwickshire +13 12 £50,000 - 1
Staffordshire +9 4 £51,250 +28.13% 1
Worcestershire +21 3 £41,750 +51.82% 1
Shropshire +6 2 £82,500 +60.98% 5
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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 52 (88.14%) Python
2 30 (50.85%) AWS
3 28 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (44.07%) Linux
5 25 (42.37%) Open Source
5 25 (42.37%) Docker
5 25 (42.37%) DevOps
6 24 (40.68%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (40.68%) JavaScript
7 22 (37.29%) SQL
8 20 (33.90%) Jenkins
9 19 (32.20%) Terraform
9 19 (32.20%) Azure
10 18 (30.51%) Test Automation
10 18 (30.51%) QA
10 18 (30.51%) Kubernetes
11 16 (27.12%) Puppet
11 16 (27.12%) Docker Swarm
11 16 (27.12%) Java
12 15 (25.42%) Git (software)
12 15 (25.42%) Heroku
12 15 (25.42%) Microservices
13 14 (23.73%) Ansible
13 14 (23.73%) NoSQL
13 14 (23.73%) IT Strategy
13 14 (23.73%) Consul
13 14 (23.73%) Packer
13 14 (23.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 14 (23.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 14 (23.73%) C#

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 (3.39%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.69%) Appian
2 1 (1.69%) FileNet
2 1 (1.69%) JBoss
2 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 30 (50.85%) AWS
2 19 (32.20%) Azure
3 15 (25.42%) Heroku
4 12 (20.34%) GCP
4 12 (20.34%) GitHub
5 6 (10.17%) npm
6 3 (5.08%) SaaS
7 2 (3.39%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.86%) 802.11
1 7 (11.86%) HTTP
1 7 (11.86%) SNMP
1 7 (11.86%) VPN
2 1 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.73%) NoSQL
2 6 (10.17%) Geospatial Data
2 6 (10.17%) GIS
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.39%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.69%) MySQL
5 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 20 (33.90%) Jenkins
2 15 (25.42%) Git (software)
3 14 (23.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (20.34%) Cucumber
4 12 (20.34%) GitLab
5 11 (18.64%) Postman
6 10 (16.95%) Selenium
7 7 (11.86%) Burp Suite
7 7 (11.86%) Metasploit
8 6 (10.17%) Grunt
8 6 (10.17%) gulp
8 6 (10.17%) Sinon.JS
8 6 (10.17%) webpack
9 2 (3.39%) Cypress.io
9 2 (3.39%) Hudson
9 2 (3.39%) JIRA
9 2 (3.39%) SoapUI
9 2 (3.39%) SpecFlow
9 2 (3.39%) Vagrant
9 2 (3.39%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (5.08%) Finance
1 3 (5.08%) Public Sector
2 2 (3.39%) Banking
2 2 (3.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (30.51%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (25.42%) Developer
3 12 (20.34%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 10 (16.95%) AWS DevOps
4 10 (16.95%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 10 (16.95%) AWS Engineer
4 10 (16.95%) QA Engineer
5 7 (11.86%) Penetration Tester
5 7 (11.86%) Tester
6 6 (10.17%) React Developer
6 6 (10.17%) Web Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Software QA Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Tester
8 4 (6.78%) Mobile Tester
8 4 (6.78%) Web Tester
9 3 (5.08%) Python Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Software Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Site Engineer
10 2 (3.39%) Site Reliability Engineer
10 2 (3.39%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.34%) Elastic Stack
2 11 (18.64%) CSS
3 10 (16.95%) HTML
4 9 (15.25%) Node.js
5 7 (11.86%) 802.1X
5 7 (11.86%) Chai
6 6 (10.17%) Browserify
6 6 (10.17%) CSS3
6 6 (10.17%) Express
6 6 (10.17%) HTML5
6 6 (10.17%) React
6 6 (10.17%) React Native
6 6 (10.17%) Sass
6 6 (10.17%) WebGL
7 5 (8.47%) Gherkin
8 3 (5.08%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (3.39%) .NET
9 2 (3.39%) JSON
9 2 (3.39%) XML
10 1 (1.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.03%) Public Cloud
2 7 (11.86%) Algorithms
2 7 (11.86%) Cyberthreat
3 6 (10.17%) Data Structures
3 6 (10.17%) Mobile App
4 5 (8.47%) Life Science
5 4 (6.78%) Management Information System
5 4 (6.78%) SCADA
6 2 (3.39%) Derivative
7 1 (1.69%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (44.07%) Linux
2 14 (23.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (20.34%) CentOS
4 7 (11.86%) Kali Linux
5 2 (3.39%) Windows
6 1 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (42.37%) DevOps
2 25 (42.37%) Open Source
3 24 (40.68%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (30.51%) Test Automation
5 15 (25.42%) Microservices
6 14 (23.73%) IT Strategy
6 14 (23.73%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 12 (20.34%) Fintech
7 12 (20.34%) Load Balancing
8 10 (16.95%) Computer Science
9 8 (13.56%) SDLC
9 8 (13.56%) Security Architecture
10 7 (11.86%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 7 (11.86%) Front End Development
10 7 (11.86%) OSINT
10 7 (11.86%) Patch Management
10 7 (11.86%) Remediation Plan
10 7 (11.86%) Social Engineering
10 7 (11.86%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 52 (88.14%) Python
2 24 (40.68%) JavaScript
3 22 (37.29%) SQL
4 16 (27.12%) Java
5 14 (23.73%) C#
6 11 (18.64%) Bash Shell
6 11 (18.64%) PHP
7 8 (13.56%) Go
8 7 (11.86%) C
8 7 (11.86%) Lua
8 7 (11.86%) PowerShell
9 6 (10.17%) ES6
10 5 (8.47%) TypeScript
11 2 (3.39%) Erlang
11 2 (3.39%) Perl
12 1 (1.69%) Groovy
12 1 (1.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) Degree
1 5 (8.47%) ISTQB
1 5 (8.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (6.78%) CHECK Team Leader
2 4 (6.78%) CHECK Team Member
2 4 (6.78%) CREST Certified
2 4 (6.78%) Cyber Scheme
2 4 (6.78%) GPEN
2 4 (6.78%) GWAPT
2 4 (6.78%) OSCE
2 4 (6.78%) OSCP
2 4 (6.78%) SANS
2 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.78%) Tigerscheme
3 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.39%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (30.51%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) GDPR
System Software
1 25 (42.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (32.20%) Terraform
2 18 (30.51%) Kubernetes
3 16 (27.12%) Docker Swarm
3 16 (27.12%) Puppet
4 14 (23.73%) Ansible
4 14 (23.73%) Consul
4 14 (23.73%) Packer
5 12 (20.34%) Grafana
5 12 (20.34%) Graphite
5 12 (20.34%) Prometheus
6 7 (11.86%) Nessus
6 7 (11.86%) Nmap
7 4 (6.78%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (3.39%) Nagios
9 1 (1.69%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.69%) Adobe
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle
2 1 (1.69%) Pega
2 1 (1.69%) TIBCO