Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 198 169
Rank change year-on-year +35 -29 +73
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 177 143 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.75% 1.26% 1.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.38% 2.76% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 160 130 192
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £23,750 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,750 £70,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 5230 5178 5161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 51.80% 45.78% 47.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4519 4321 4589
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £25,100 £23,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +17 61 £40,000 - 3
Warwickshire +31 53 £37,500 -23.47%
Shropshire +3 23 £40,000 +12.68%
Solihull - 10 £34,500 - 2
Worcestershire 0 7 £42,000 +20.00%
Coventry -10 5 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Staffordshire -7 3 £27,500 -26.67%
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 88 (49.72%) JavaScript
1 88 (49.72%) .NET
2 77 (43.50%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (40.68%) Git (software)
4 69 (38.98%) Node.js
5 68 (38.42%) C#
6 61 (34.46%) HTML
7 60 (33.90%) CSS
8 59 (33.33%) MVC
8 59 (33.33%) BDD
9 58 (32.77%) Java
10 57 (32.20%) Ruby on Rails
11 55 (31.07%) TDD
12 52 (29.38%) NoSQL
13 51 (28.81%) PHP
14 50 (28.25%) SQL
14 50 (28.25%) SQL Server
15 48 (27.12%) RESTful
16 45 (25.42%) AngularJS
17 44 (24.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 43 (24.29%) Web Application Development
18 43 (24.29%) ASP.NET Web API
18 43 (24.29%) ASP.NET
18 43 (24.29%) Linux
18 43 (24.29%) Python
18 43 (24.29%) ASP.NET MVC
18 43 (24.29%) WCF
19 41 (23.16%) MySQL
20 40 (22.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
21 39 (22.03%) SQL Server 2016

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 19 (10.73%) WordPress
2 7 (3.95%) CMS
3 4 (2.26%) Drupal
3 4 (2.26%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.13%) Apache
5 2 (1.13%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (1.13%) Confluence
5 2 (1.13%) Mule
5 2 (1.13%) nginx
Applications
1 16 (9.04%) Adobe Illustrator
1 16 (9.04%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 32 (18.08%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (16.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (9.60%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (9.60%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (3.39%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.69%) npm
6 2 (1.13%) IaaS
6 2 (1.13%) Linode
7 1 (0.56%) GitHub
7 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.73%) Internet
2 12 (6.78%) VPN
3 8 (4.52%) Firewall
4 7 (3.95%) HTTP
5 4 (2.26%) 802.11
5 4 (2.26%) DNS
5 4 (2.26%) SNMP
6 3 (1.69%) LDAP
7 2 (1.13%) DHCP
7 2 (1.13%) SSH
7 2 (1.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (29.38%) NoSQL
2 50 (28.25%) SQL Server
3 41 (23.16%) MySQL
4 39 (22.03%) SQL Server 2016
5 22 (12.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (12.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (9.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 16 (9.04%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (3.95%) MongoDB
8 7 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (3.39%) QlikView
10 5 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (2.82%) Relational Database
11 4 (2.26%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (1.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (1.13%) MarkLogic
14 1 (0.56%) Big Data
14 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 72 (40.68%) Git (software)
2 28 (15.82%) Jenkins
3 24 (13.56%) Cucumber
4 21 (11.86%) Selenium
5 14 (7.91%) SpecFlow
6 13 (7.34%) TeamCity
7 12 (6.78%) JUnit
7 12 (6.78%) Mocha
8 10 (5.65%) Appium
9 9 (5.08%) JMeter
10 7 (3.95%) JIRA
10 7 (3.95%) SoapUI
10 7 (3.95%) WATIR
11 6 (3.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (3.39%) Hudson
12 5 (2.82%) Jasmine
12 5 (2.82%) JBehave
12 5 (2.82%) Protractor
12 5 (2.82%) RSpec
12 5 (2.82%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (13.56%) Retail
2 20 (11.30%) Music Industry
3 19 (10.73%) Marketing
4 16 (9.04%) Electronics
5 12 (6.78%) Advertising
5 12 (6.78%) Telecoms
6 7 (3.95%) Finance
6 7 (3.95%) Games
Job Titles
1 121 (68.36%) Developer
2 47 (26.55%) .NET Developer
3 30 (16.95%) HTML CSS Developer
3 30 (16.95%) HTML Developer
4 29 (16.38%) JavaScript Developer
5 28 (15.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 19 (10.73%) Junior
6 19 (10.73%) Junior Developer
7 16 (9.04%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 16 (9.04%) Junior JavaScript Developer
8 14 (7.91%) PHP Developer
8 14 (7.91%) SQL Developer
9 13 (7.34%) DevOps Engineer
9 13 (7.34%) Software Developer
10 12 (6.78%) Applications Developer
10 12 (6.78%) Test Engineer
11 11 (6.21%) Test Automation Engineer
12 9 (5.08%) Web Developer
13 8 (4.52%) PHP Web Developer
13 8 (4.52%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (49.72%) .NET
2 69 (38.98%) Node.js
3 61 (34.46%) HTML
4 60 (33.90%) CSS
5 57 (32.20%) Ruby on Rails
6 48 (27.12%) RESTful
7 45 (25.42%) AngularJS
8 44 (24.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 43 (24.29%) ASP.NET
9 43 (24.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 43 (24.29%) ASP.NET Web API
9 43 (24.29%) WCF
10 40 (22.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 36 (20.34%) HTML5
12 31 (17.51%) jQuery
13 27 (15.25%) REST
14 24 (13.56%) .NET Framework
14 24 (13.56%) Entity Framework
15 23 (12.99%) KnockoutJS
16 20 (11.30%) Code First Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.73%) Social Media
2 16 (9.04%) Graphic Design
3 12 (6.78%) Public Cloud
4 11 (6.21%) Data Centre
4 11 (6.21%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (4.52%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.82%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.82%) Smart Meter
7 4 (2.26%) User Experience
8 3 (1.69%) CMDB
8 3 (1.69%) NHS
8 3 (1.69%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.13%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 43 (24.29%) Linux
2 17 (9.60%) Android
2 17 (9.60%) Apple iOS
3 8 (4.52%) Windows
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (43.50%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (33.33%) BDD
2 59 (33.33%) MVC
3 55 (31.07%) TDD
4 43 (24.29%) Web Application Development
5 37 (20.90%) Test Automation
6 35 (19.77%) Configuration Management
7 31 (17.51%) DevOps
8 28 (15.82%) Business Intelligence
8 28 (15.82%) Scrum
9 27 (15.25%) Open Source
10 24 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (11.30%) E-Commerce
11 20 (11.30%) High Availability
12 19 (10.73%) Change Management
12 19 (10.73%) Mentoring
12 19 (10.73%) SEO
13 16 (9.04%) Internet Marketing
13 16 (9.04%) ITIL
13 16 (9.04%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 88 (49.72%) JavaScript
2 68 (38.42%) C#
3 58 (32.77%) Java
4 51 (28.81%) PHP
5 50 (28.25%) SQL
6 43 (24.29%) Python
7 26 (14.69%) PowerShell
8 22 (12.43%) C
8 22 (12.43%) VB
9 19 (10.73%) VB.NET
10 18 (10.17%) Bash Shell
11 14 (7.91%) VB6
12 13 (7.34%) Perl
13 11 (6.21%) Scala
13 11 (6.21%) VBScript
14 10 (5.65%) Go
15 7 (3.95%) Shell Script
16 5 (2.82%) ES6
16 5 (2.82%) Groovy
17 4 (2.26%) Lua
Qualifications
1 5 (2.82%) ISEB
2 4 (2.26%) CHECK Team Leader
2 4 (2.26%) CHECK Team Member
2 4 (2.26%) OSCP
3 2 (1.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.13%) Degree
3 2 (1.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.82%) QA
System Software
1 26 (14.69%) Docker
2 12 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.21%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (2.82%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.13%) Gluster
5 2 (1.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 32 (18.08%) Puppet
2 29 (16.38%) Ansible
3 28 (15.82%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (6.21%) Salt
4 11 (6.21%) SCVMM
5 9 (5.08%) Terraform
6 7 (3.95%) Kubernetes
7 6 (3.39%) Docker Swarm
7 6 (3.39%) Packer
8 5 (2.82%) Marathon
8 5 (2.82%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (2.82%) SCCM
8 5 (2.82%) SCOM
9 3 (1.69%) Kibana
10 2 (1.13%) HAProxy
10 2 (1.13%) Nagios
10 2 (1.13%) vRealize
Vendors
1 23 (12.99%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.34%) VMware
3 11 (6.21%) BMC
4 7 (3.95%) Oracle
5 6 (3.39%) Citrix
5 6 (3.39%) Xamarin
5 6 (3.39%) Zoomdata
6 5 (2.82%) Atlassian
6 5 (2.82%) McAfee
6 5 (2.82%) Symantec
6 5 (2.82%) Zend
7 4 (2.26%) Google
7 4 (2.26%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.69%) SaltStack
9 2 (1.13%) Adobe
9 2 (1.13%) New Relic
10 1 (0.56%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.56%) Cisco
10 1 (0.56%) SolarWinds