The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 71 90 100
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +10
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 56 29 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.04% 1.84% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.87% 2.97% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 54 27 5
Average salary £55,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Ruby
South West

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

Programming Languages Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
954 976 835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 51.79% 61.89% 52.22%
Number of salaries quoted 830 903 759
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Ruby
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Ruby Salary Trend in Bristol

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Bristol

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 67 (65.05%) Python
2 64 (62.14%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (46.60%) C#
4 47 (45.63%) Java
5 34 (33.01%) TDD
5 34 (33.01%) .NET
6 32 (31.07%) JavaScript
6 32 (31.07%) SQL Server
6 32 (31.07%) Scrum
6 32 (31.07%) BDD
7 29 (28.16%) Software Engineering
8 28 (27.18%) PHP
8 28 (27.18%) OO
9 26 (25.24%) Degree
10 25 (24.27%) WCF
10 25 (24.27%) Linux
10 25 (24.27%) Perl
10 25 (24.27%) ASP.NET
11 24 (23.30%) RESTful
12 23 (22.33%) NoSQL
13 22 (21.36%) MVC
14 21 (20.39%) Amazon AWS
14 21 (20.39%) Cucumber
15 20 (19.42%) Big Data
15 20 (19.42%) SaaS
15 20 (19.42%) C++
15 20 (19.42%) E-Commerce
16 19 (18.45%) SQL
16 19 (18.45%) MySQL
16 19 (18.45%) Web Services

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 16 (15.53%) Node.js
2 8 (7.77%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.83%) Apache
4 4 (3.88%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.94%) IIS
5 2 (1.94%) nginx
6 1 (0.97%) Confluence
6 1 (0.97%) MediaWiki
6 1 (0.97%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.97%) MS Office
1 1 (0.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (6.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (20.39%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (19.42%) SaaS
3 7 (6.80%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.91%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.83%) Internet
2 5 (4.85%) HTTP
3 2 (1.94%) Firewall
3 2 (1.94%) IPv6
4 1 (0.97%) LDAP
4 1 (0.97%) LAN
4 1 (0.97%) WAN
4 1 (0.97%) IPsec
4 1 (0.97%) VLAN
4 1 (0.97%) Network Security
4 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.97%) VPN
4 1 (0.97%) IPv4
4 1 (0.97%) OSPF
4 1 (0.97%) BGP
4 1 (0.97%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (31.07%) SQL Server
2 23 (22.33%) NoSQL
3 20 (19.42%) Big Data
4 19 (18.45%) MySQL
5 12 (11.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (8.74%) Hadoop
7 8 (7.77%) Relational Database
8 5 (4.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (3.88%) MongoDB
10 3 (2.91%) Hazelcast
10 3 (2.91%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (1.94%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.97%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (20.39%) Cucumber
2 17 (16.50%) Selenium
2 17 (16.50%) Git (software)
3 14 (13.59%) SpecFlow
4 12 (11.65%) Rhino Mocks
4 12 (11.65%) Moq
4 12 (11.65%) FitNesse
4 12 (11.65%) TeamCity
4 12 (11.65%) NUnit
4 12 (11.65%) CruiseControl
5 10 (9.71%) WebDriver
6 6 (5.83%) WATIR
7 5 (4.85%) JMeter
8 4 (3.88%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.91%) Ranorex
9 3 (2.91%) Hudson
10 2 (1.94%) Ant
10 2 (1.94%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.94%) Subversion
10 2 (1.94%) Maven
General
1 16 (15.53%) Telecoms
2 11 (10.68%) Finance
3 9 (8.74%) Games
4 7 (6.80%) Manufacturing
4 7 (6.80%) Electronics
4 7 (6.80%) Marketing
5 5 (4.85%) Banking
5 5 (4.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (36.89%) Developer
2 19 (18.45%) Software Engineer
3 13 (12.62%) .NET Developer
4 11 (10.68%) Senior Developer
5 10 (9.71%) Tester
6 9 (8.74%) Analyst
6 9 (8.74%) Java Developer
7 8 (7.77%) Web Developer
7 8 (7.77%) Support Engineer
7 8 (7.77%) C# Developer
8 6 (5.83%) QA Tester
8 6 (5.83%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (5.83%) Automation Tester
9 5 (4.85%) Senior Automation Tester
9 5 (4.85%) Designer
9 5 (4.85%) Quality Analyst
9 5 (4.85%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) Senior C# Developer
9 5 (4.85%) .NET Team Leader
9 5 (4.85%) Senior QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (33.01%) .NET
2 25 (24.27%) ASP.NET
2 25 (24.27%) WCF
3 24 (23.30%) RESTful
4 19 (18.45%) Web Services
5 18 (17.48%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (16.50%) jQuery
7 14 (13.59%) CSS
8 13 (12.62%) SOAP
8 13 (12.62%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (11.65%) Gherkin
9 12 (11.65%) MSMQ
10 11 (10.68%) HTML
11 10 (9.71%) STL
11 10 (9.71%) ATL
12 9 (8.74%) ActiveMQ
13 8 (7.77%) RabbitMQ
13 8 (7.77%) REST
14 7 (6.80%) LAMP
15 6 (5.83%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.59%) Open Source
2 12 (11.65%) Social Media
2 12 (11.65%) Mobile App
2 12 (11.65%) BBC
3 11 (10.68%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.80%) Digital Media
4 7 (6.80%) DTV
5 5 (4.85%) Data Integration
5 5 (4.85%) Online Banking
5 5 (4.85%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.88%) Device Driver
6 4 (3.88%) Mathematics
6 4 (3.88%) Physics
7 1 (0.97%) Wiki
7 1 (0.97%) W3C
7 1 (0.97%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 25 (24.27%) Linux
2 17 (16.50%) Windows
3 11 (10.68%) UNIX
4 10 (9.71%) CentOS
5 8 (7.77%) Fedora
6 6 (5.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.91%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.97%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (62.14%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (33.01%) TDD
3 32 (31.07%) BDD
3 32 (31.07%) Scrum
4 29 (28.16%) Software Engineering
5 28 (27.18%) OO
6 22 (21.36%) MVC
7 20 (19.42%) E-Commerce
8 19 (18.45%) Automated Testing
9 14 (13.59%) OOP
10 12 (11.65%) OOA/OOD
10 12 (11.65%) OOD
10 12 (11.65%) Kanban
10 12 (11.65%) Web Application Development
11 11 (10.68%) Mentoring
11 11 (10.68%) Test Automation
12 8 (7.77%) MapReduce
12 8 (7.77%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (6.80%) Digital Marketing
13 7 (6.80%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 67 (65.05%) Python
2 48 (46.60%) C#
3 47 (45.63%) Java
4 32 (31.07%) JavaScript
5 28 (27.18%) PHP
6 25 (24.27%) Perl
7 20 (19.42%) C++
8 19 (18.45%) SQL
9 17 (16.50%) Bash Shell
10 16 (15.53%) C
11 14 (13.59%) Lisp
12 9 (8.74%) PHP5
13 3 (2.91%) Groovy
13 3 (2.91%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.97%) Scala
14 1 (0.97%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.97%) CoffeeScript
14 1 (0.97%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 26 (25.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.68%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.97%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.97%) Postfix
2 1 (0.97%) XenServer
2 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.97%) Samba
2 1 (0.97%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (5.83%) Puppet
2 5 (4.85%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.88%) ZABBIX
4 3 (2.91%) Nagios
5 2 (1.94%) logstash
5 2 (1.94%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.97%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.97%) YUM
6 1 (0.97%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 13 (12.62%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.65%) Yahoo!
2 12 (11.65%) Google
2 12 (11.65%) Apple
2 12 (11.65%) Sony
2 12 (11.65%) Facebook
3 11 (10.68%) Red Hat
4 7 (6.80%) SAP
5 5 (4.85%) Oracle
5 5 (4.85%) VMware
6 2 (1.94%) Citrix
7 1 (0.97%) Empirix
7 1 (0.97%) IBM
7 1 (0.97%) Compuware
7 1 (0.97%) HP
7 1 (0.97%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.97%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.97%) Zend
7 1 (0.97%) Sencha
7 1 (0.97%) Splunk
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