The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 78 100 110
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +10
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 43 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.37% 0.99% 0.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.69% 1.59% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 39 16 7
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Programming Languages Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
916 1009 926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 50.47% 62.32% 58.72%
Number of salaries quoted 764 927 856
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 £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Ruby
South West

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 28 July 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Bristol

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 64 (78.05%) Python
2 48 (58.54%) Java
3 32 (39.02%) JavaScript
3 32 (39.02%) C#
4 29 (35.37%) Perl
5 28 (34.15%) PHP
5 28 (34.15%) Degree
6 26 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (30.49%) Linux
7 25 (30.49%) Software Engineering
8 24 (29.27%) SQL
9 23 (28.05%) Scrum
10 21 (25.61%) SaaS
10 21 (25.61%) Bash Shell
11 20 (24.39%) Selenium
12 19 (23.17%) QA
12 19 (23.17%) .NET
13 17 (20.73%) MySQL
13 17 (20.73%) SQL Server
13 17 (20.73%) Windows
14 16 (19.51%) TDD
14 16 (19.51%) NoSQL
14 16 (19.51%) Test Automation
14 16 (19.51%) Big Data
15 15 (18.29%) jQuery
15 15 (18.29%) Telecoms
15 15 (18.29%) C++
16 14 (17.07%) HTML
16 14 (17.07%) FitNesse
17 13 (15.85%) Automated Testing

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 9 (10.98%) Tomcat
2 8 (9.76%) Node.js
3 3 (3.66%) Apache
4 2 (2.44%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.22%) nginx
5 1 (1.22%) Confluence
5 1 (1.22%) MediaWiki
5 1 (1.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (25.61%) SaaS
2 12 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (10.98%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (4.88%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) HTTP
2 2 (2.44%) Firewall
2 2 (2.44%) IPv6
3 1 (1.22%) VLAN
3 1 (1.22%) Network Security
3 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.22%) VPN
3 1 (1.22%) LAN
3 1 (1.22%) WAN
3 1 (1.22%) IPv4
3 1 (1.22%) Internet
3 1 (1.22%) OSPF
3 1 (1.22%) BGP
3 1 (1.22%) LDAP
3 1 (1.22%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.22%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.73%) MySQL
1 17 (20.73%) SQL Server
2 16 (19.51%) NoSQL
2 16 (19.51%) Big Data
3 7 (8.54%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.88%) Hazelcast
5 4 (4.88%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (4.88%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.66%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.22%) Redis
8 1 (1.22%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (24.39%) Selenium
2 14 (17.07%) FitNesse
3 11 (13.41%) Git (software)
4 10 (12.20%) Cucumber
5 9 (10.98%) WATIR
5 9 (10.98%) JMeter
6 8 (9.76%) WebDriver
7 4 (4.88%) Ranorex
7 4 (4.88%) SpecFlow
7 4 (4.88%) WatiN
8 2 (2.44%) CruiseControl
8 2 (2.44%) Subversion
8 2 (2.44%) NUnit
8 2 (2.44%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.44%) JIRA
8 2 (2.44%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.44%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (2.44%) Moq
9 1 (1.22%) Hudson
9 1 (1.22%) TestComplete
General
1 15 (18.29%) Telecoms
2 8 (9.76%) Finance
3 6 (7.32%) Retail
3 6 (7.32%) Electronics
3 6 (7.32%) Manufacturing
3 6 (7.32%) Marketing
4 3 (3.66%) Games
4 3 (3.66%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (28.05%) Developer
2 15 (18.29%) Software Engineer
3 14 (17.07%) Tester
4 10 (12.20%) Analyst
5 9 (10.98%) Automation Tester
5 9 (10.98%) QA Tester
6 8 (9.76%) Java Developer
6 8 (9.76%) Senior Tester
6 8 (9.76%) Support Engineer
6 8 (9.76%) Senior QA Tester
6 8 (9.76%) Senior Automation Tester
7 7 (8.54%) Web Developer
7 7 (8.54%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.10%) Designer
8 5 (6.10%) Quality Analyst
8 5 (6.10%) Test Analyst
8 5 (6.10%) Database Designer
8 5 (6.10%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Web Designer
8 5 (6.10%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.17%) .NET
2 15 (18.29%) jQuery
3 14 (17.07%) HTML
4 13 (15.85%) CSS
5 12 (14.63%) ASP.NET
6 10 (12.20%) ATL
6 10 (12.20%) STL
7 9 (10.98%) Web Services
8 8 (9.76%) Silverlight
8 8 (9.76%) HTML5
9 7 (8.54%) WCF
9 7 (8.54%) LAMP
10 6 (7.32%) ActiveMQ
10 6 (7.32%) RESTful
11 5 (6.10%) Natural Language Processing
11 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (6.10%) Java EE
11 5 (6.10%) Spring
11 5 (6.10%) Servlets
11 5 (6.10%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.85%) Open Source
2 12 (14.63%) Mobile App
3 11 (13.41%) Computer Science
4 9 (10.98%) Digital Media
5 6 (7.32%) DTV
6 5 (6.10%) Data Integration
7 4 (4.88%) BBC
7 4 (4.88%) Social Media
8 3 (3.66%) Online Banking
9 2 (2.44%) Device Driver
9 2 (2.44%) Mathematics
9 2 (2.44%) Physics
10 1 (1.22%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (1.22%) Wiki
10 1 (1.22%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 25 (30.49%) Linux
2 17 (20.73%) Windows
3 12 (14.63%) UNIX
4 11 (13.41%) CentOS
5 7 (8.54%) Fedora
6 5 (6.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.66%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (30.49%) Software Engineering
3 23 (28.05%) Scrum
4 16 (19.51%) TDD
4 16 (19.51%) Test Automation
5 13 (15.85%) Automated Testing
6 11 (13.41%) BDD
6 11 (13.41%) Test Strategy
7 10 (12.20%) E-Commerce
8 9 (10.98%) MVC
8 9 (10.98%) OO
9 6 (7.32%) Programme Management
9 6 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (7.32%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (7.32%) Kanban
10 5 (6.10%) Analytics
10 5 (6.10%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (6.10%) User Stories
10 5 (6.10%) Automation Testing
11 4 (4.88%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 64 (78.05%) Python
2 48 (58.54%) Java
3 32 (39.02%) JavaScript
3 32 (39.02%) C#
4 29 (35.37%) Perl
5 28 (34.15%) PHP
6 24 (29.27%) SQL
7 21 (25.61%) Bash Shell
8 15 (18.29%) C++
9 12 (14.63%) C
10 11 (13.41%) Lisp
11 10 (12.20%) PHP5
12 4 (4.88%) Groovy
13 1 (1.22%) Scala
13 1 (1.22%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.22%) ECMAScript
13 1 (1.22%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 28 (34.15%) Degree
2 4 (4.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (23.17%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.22%) Postfix
2 1 (1.22%) XenServer
2 1 (1.22%) Xen
2 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.22%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) Puppet
2 4 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.44%) ZABBIX
3 2 (2.44%) logstash
4 1 (1.22%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.22%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.22%) Zenoss
4 1 (1.22%) YUM
4 1 (1.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.76%) Red Hat
3 7 (8.54%) VMware
4 6 (7.32%) SAP
5 5 (6.10%) Oracle
6 4 (4.88%) Sony
6 4 (4.88%) Apple
6 4 (4.88%) Yahoo!
6 4 (4.88%) Google
6 4 (4.88%) Facebook
7 2 (2.44%) HP
7 2 (2.44%) Citrix
7 2 (2.44%) Empirix
7 2 (2.44%) Compuware
7 2 (2.44%) IBM
8 1 (1.22%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.22%) Sencha
8 1 (1.22%) Splunk
8 1 (1.22%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.22%) Zend
Bristol, Avon
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: Private Healthcare + Pension
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago