The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bath region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 38 54 47
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 10 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 3.26% 1.88% 1.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.83% 2.66% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 5
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.80%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Ruby
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bath region.

Programming Languages Category
Bath
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
207 263 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 67.43% 70.51% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 190 228 220
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ruby across the Bath region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

Ruby
Salary Trend in Bath

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

Ruby Salary Trend in Bath

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bath region citing Ruby also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby.

1 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (58.62%) Perl
3 15 (51.72%) Python
3 15 (51.72%) PHP
3 15 (51.72%) SQL Server
3 15 (51.72%) TDD
3 15 (51.72%) NoSQL
3 15 (51.72%) Node.js
4 14 (48.28%) MySQL
5 13 (44.83%) Ruby on Rails
5 13 (44.83%) Git (software)
6 12 (41.38%) Java
7 11 (37.93%) E-Commerce
8 10 (34.48%) .NET
8 10 (34.48%) Retail
9 9 (31.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (31.03%) Apache
9 9 (31.03%) Red Hat
9 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
9 9 (31.03%) HTML
9 9 (31.03%) SQL
9 9 (31.03%) Linux
9 9 (31.03%) CSS
10 8 (27.59%) XML
10 8 (27.59%) Mathematics
10 8 (27.59%) ColdFusion
10 8 (27.59%) CFML
10 8 (27.59%) Scrum
10 8 (27.59%) SaaS
11 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bath region citing Ruby also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (51.72%) Node.js
2 9 (31.03%) Apache
3 8 (27.59%) ColdFusion
4 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) SaaS
2 4 (13.79%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Internet
2 2 (6.90%) OSPF
2 2 (6.90%) BGP
2 2 (6.90%) Firewall
2 2 (6.90%) VPN
2 2 (6.90%) iSCSI
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (6.90%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (51.72%) SQL Server
1 15 (51.72%) NoSQL
2 14 (48.28%) MySQL
3 4 (13.79%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (44.83%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.79%) RSpec
General
1 10 (34.48%) Retail
2 3 (10.34%) Advertising
3 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) Java Developer
3 7 (24.14%) .NET Developer
4 4 (13.79%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Ruby Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (44.83%) Ruby on Rails
2 10 (34.48%) .NET
3 9 (31.03%) HTML
3 9 (31.03%) CSS
4 8 (27.59%) XML
5 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (24.14%) RESTful
5 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (24.14%) WCF
5 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.45%) HTML5
6 1 (3.45%) CSS3
6 1 (3.45%) JSON
6 1 (3.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Mathematics
2 4 (13.79%) Social Media
3 2 (6.90%) Clustering
3 2 (6.90%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 9 (31.03%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Ubuntu
3 2 (6.90%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) HPUX
3 2 (6.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (51.72%) TDD
3 11 (37.93%) E-Commerce
4 8 (27.59%) Scrum
5 7 (24.14%) Web Application Development
5 7 (24.14%) BDD
5 7 (24.14%) DevOps
5 7 (24.14%) MVC
5 7 (24.14%) OO
6 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management
7 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
7 4 (13.79%) Migration
7 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Change Management
8 2 (6.90%) Memory Management
8 2 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (3.45%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) Perl
2 15 (51.72%) Python
2 15 (51.72%) PHP
3 12 (41.38%) Java
4 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
4 9 (31.03%) SQL
5 8 (27.59%) CFML
6 7 (24.14%) C#
7 6 (20.69%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) NFS
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
1 2 (6.90%) Postfix
1 2 (6.90%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (20.69%) Puppet
2 4 (13.79%) Zenoss
2 4 (13.79%) ZABBIX
3 2 (6.90%) Nagios
3 2 (6.90%) Cacti
3 2 (6.90%) SmokePing
3 2 (6.90%) Cobbler
3 2 (6.90%) Graphite
3 2 (6.90%) Icinga
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Red Hat
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) VMware
3 2 (6.90%) HP