The first table below looks at the demand for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank - 98 -
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 0 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.68% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.65% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 0
Average salary - £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
652 484 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 48.99% 41.33% 52.32%
Number of salaries quoted 611 422 449
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Ruby
East of England

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Ruby
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Ruby Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 7 (70.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) MySQL
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) C++
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) VB
3 4 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 4 (40.00%) VB6
3 4 (40.00%) Silverlight
3 4 (40.00%) SQLite
3 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (40.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 4 (40.00%) XAML
4 3 (30.00%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (30.00%) jQuery
4 3 (30.00%) Ajax
4 3 (30.00%) Perl
4 3 (30.00%) PHP
4 3 (30.00%) Python
4 3 (30.00%) Web Development
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) Ext JS
5 2 (20.00%) Open Source
5 2 (20.00%) Capistrano

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MySQL
1 4 (40.00%) SQLite
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Web Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) Silverlight
4 3 (30.00%) jQuery
4 3 (30.00%) Ajax
4 3 (30.00%) Ext JS
5 2 (20.00%) Backbone.js
5 2 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (20.00%) Ember.js
5 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
1 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (20.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (30.00%) Web Development
2 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) C++
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) VB
2 4 (40.00%) VB.NET
2 4 (40.00%) VB6
2 4 (40.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 4 (40.00%) XAML
3 3 (30.00%) Perl
3 3 (30.00%) PHP
3 3 (30.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Capistrano
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
1 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle