The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 72 67 90
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +23
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 18 16 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 1.94% 2.12% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.80% 3.38% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 4
Average salary £36,000 £41,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.72% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £49,700 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Ruby
East Sussex

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

Programming Languages Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
643 474 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 69.36% 62.86% 73.42%
Number of salaries quoted 568 401 596
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Ruby
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Ruby Salary Trend in Brighton

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Brighton

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton 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 42 (59.15%) Linux
2 40 (56.34%) Git (software)
3 37 (52.11%) SQL
4 33 (46.48%) PostgreSQL
5 32 (45.07%) UNIX
6 31 (43.66%) Perl
6 31 (43.66%) Python
7 28 (39.44%) HTML
7 28 (39.44%) CSS
8 25 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (33.80%) Java
9 24 (33.80%) Web Services
9 24 (33.80%) Bash Shell
10 22 (30.99%) JavaScript
10 22 (30.99%) MySQL
11 20 (28.17%) Configuration Management
11 20 (28.17%) MVC
11 20 (28.17%) Selenium
12 19 (26.76%) jQuery
12 19 (26.76%) Node.js
13 18 (25.35%) HTTP
13 18 (25.35%) JIRA
13 18 (25.35%) QA
13 18 (25.35%) WebDriver
13 18 (25.35%) Cucumber
14 17 (23.94%) J2EE
14 17 (23.94%) Ant
14 17 (23.94%) SOAP
14 17 (23.94%) XML
14 17 (23.94%) Tomcat

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton 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 19 (26.76%) Node.js
2 17 (23.94%) Tomcat
3 12 (16.90%) OpenStack
4 8 (11.27%) CMS
5 2 (2.82%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.41%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.35%) HTTP
2 12 (16.90%) VoIP
3 4 (5.63%) Ethernet
3 4 (5.63%) InfiniBand
4 1 (1.41%) SMTP
4 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.41%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (46.48%) PostgreSQL
2 22 (30.99%) MySQL
3 16 (22.54%) RDBMS
3 16 (22.54%) Relational Database
4 8 (11.27%) NoSQL
5 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
6 5 (7.04%) MongoDB
7 4 (5.63%) HBase
Development Applications
1 40 (56.34%) Git (software)
2 20 (28.17%) Selenium
3 18 (25.35%) JIRA
3 18 (25.35%) WebDriver
3 18 (25.35%) Cucumber
4 17 (23.94%) Ant
4 17 (23.94%) Subversion
4 17 (23.94%) Maven
5 11 (15.49%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.82%) RSpec
General
1 4 (5.63%) Marketing
2 1 (1.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (39.44%) Developer
2 21 (29.58%) Systems Administrator
2 21 (29.58%) Administrator
2 21 (29.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 21 (29.58%) Linux Administrator
3 17 (23.94%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 17 (23.94%) Java Developer
4 14 (19.72%) Senior Developer
5 12 (16.90%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (16.90%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 10 (14.08%) Web Tester
6 10 (14.08%) Tester
6 10 (14.08%) QA Tester
7 8 (11.27%) Web Developer
8 7 (9.86%) QA Engineer
9 5 (7.04%) Java Web Developer
9 5 (7.04%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (7.04%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (7.04%) Architect
9 5 (7.04%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (39.44%) HTML
1 28 (39.44%) CSS
2 24 (33.80%) Web Services
3 19 (26.76%) jQuery
4 17 (23.94%) JPA
4 17 (23.94%) XML
4 17 (23.94%) Hibernate
4 17 (23.94%) Spring
4 17 (23.94%) SOAP
4 17 (23.94%) J2EE
4 17 (23.94%) Java EE
4 17 (23.94%) Spring MVC
5 5 (7.04%) LAMP
6 4 (5.63%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (4.23%) Backbone.js
7 3 (4.23%) Sass
7 3 (4.23%) LESS
7 3 (4.23%) Ember.js
7 3 (4.23%) AngularJS
7 3 (4.23%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.94%) Open Source
2 7 (9.86%) Social Media
3 5 (7.04%) User Experience
4 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 42 (59.15%) Linux
2 32 (45.07%) UNIX
3 13 (18.31%) Ubuntu
4 12 (16.90%) Windows 7
4 12 (16.90%) Windows
4 12 (16.90%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.82%) Debian
6 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (28.17%) Configuration Management
2 20 (28.17%) MVC
3 15 (21.13%) Automated Testing
4 13 (18.31%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (16.90%) Performance Monitoring
5 12 (16.90%) Workflow
5 12 (16.90%) BDD
6 11 (15.49%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (15.49%) Automation Testing
7 10 (14.08%) Test Scripting
8 7 (9.86%) E-Commerce
8 7 (9.86%) DevOps
9 5 (7.04%) Web Development
9 5 (7.04%) Analytics
10 4 (5.63%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (5.63%) Social Media Monitoring
11 2 (2.82%) Kanban
11 2 (2.82%) Functional Programming
11 2 (2.82%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 37 (52.11%) SQL
2 31 (43.66%) Python
2 31 (43.66%) Perl
3 24 (33.80%) Java
3 24 (33.80%) Bash Shell
4 22 (30.99%) JavaScript
5 17 (23.94%) XQuery
5 17 (23.94%) XPath
5 17 (23.94%) Groovy
5 17 (23.94%) Scala
6 12 (16.90%) PHP
7 4 (5.63%) C
8 2 (2.82%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (18.31%) Degree
2 10 (14.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 10 (14.08%) ISEB
2 10 (14.08%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (25.35%) QA
System Software
1 12 (16.90%) KVM
1 12 (16.90%) LXC
Systems Management
1 9 (12.68%) Puppet
2 8 (11.27%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (7.04%) Graphite
3 5 (7.04%) Nagios
4 2 (2.82%) Capistrano
5 1 (1.41%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.41%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (5.63%) Rackspace