Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 55 53
Rank change year-on-year -10 -2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 2 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 0.40% 2.01% 1.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.82% 3.39% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 7
Worcestershire median annual salary £27,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.43% -17.65% +54.55%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,975 £32,500
90th Percentile £28,750 £43,750 £48,750
West Midlands median annual salary £51,250 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +36.67% -6.25% -9.09%

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Worcestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 244 295 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 48.32% 59.36% 49.90%
Number of salaries quoted 191 270 234
Worcestershire median annual salary £42,000 £35,000 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,700 £22,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £48,750 £47,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +2.63%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

Job postings citing Ruby as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Worcestershire

Ruby
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Salary trend for Ruby in Worcestershire

Ruby
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 14 December 2018. 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
Worcester -9 2 £27,500 -35.29% 1
Ruby
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Velocity
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (100.00%) Xamarin
1 2 (100.00%) Calabash
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Appium
1 2 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Appium
1 2 (100.00%) Calabash
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Velocity
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Xamarin