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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 101 55 96
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +41
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 34 74 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.88% 3.78% 1.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.04% 6.90% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 34 65 28
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +32.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
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
1118 1073 1050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 61.87% 54.83% 60.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1050 956 936
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 10 February 2016.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Bristol

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 51 (59.30%) C#
2 49 (56.98%) Python
3 45 (52.33%) JavaScript
4 42 (48.84%) TDD
5 41 (47.67%) .NET
5 41 (47.67%) Internet
6 39 (45.35%) Software Engineering
7 38 (44.19%) MVC
7 38 (44.19%) SQL Server
7 38 (44.19%) ASP.NET
8 37 (43.02%) ASP.NET MVC
8 37 (43.02%) BDD
9 31 (36.05%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (34.88%) Java
11 29 (33.72%) Scrum
11 29 (33.72%) NoSQL
12 28 (32.56%) RESTful
12 28 (32.56%) Amazon AWS
12 28 (32.56%) Telecoms
13 27 (31.40%) Linux
13 27 (31.40%) .NET Framework
13 27 (31.40%) SQL Server 2014
13 27 (31.40%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 26 (30.23%) Perl
15 24 (27.91%) E-Commerce
16 23 (26.74%) Git (software)
17 22 (25.58%) Node.js
18 21 (24.42%) Digital Media
19 20 (23.26%) Opscode Chef
19 20 (23.26%) Ansible

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 22 (25.58%) Node.js
2 5 (5.81%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.49%) CloudStack
3 3 (3.49%) JBoss
3 3 (3.49%) OpenStack
3 3 (3.49%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.49%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.49%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.33%) CMS
5 1 (1.16%) Apache
5 1 (1.16%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.16%) nginx
Business Applications
1 12 (13.95%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (8.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (6.98%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 28 (32.56%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (15.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.49%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (2.33%) SaaS
5 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 41 (47.67%) Internet
2 4 (4.65%) HTTP
3 3 (3.49%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (44.19%) SQL Server
2 29 (33.72%) NoSQL
3 27 (31.40%) SQL Server 2014
4 17 (19.77%) Big Data
5 12 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (13.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (9.30%) MySQL
7 7 (8.14%) MongoDB
8 5 (5.81%) Redis
9 4 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (2.33%) Data Mining
11 1 (1.16%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (1.16%) Apache Hive
11 1 (1.16%) BigQuery
11 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
11 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
11 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (26.74%) Git (software)
2 14 (16.28%) Cucumber
3 13 (15.12%) SpecFlow
4 12 (13.95%) Moq
4 12 (13.95%) NUnit
4 12 (13.95%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (6.98%) Jenkins
5 6 (6.98%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.49%) Subversion
6 3 (3.49%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.16%) Ant
7 1 (1.16%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.16%) Calabash
7 1 (1.16%) CasperJS
7 1 (1.16%) Gradle
7 1 (1.16%) Grunt
7 1 (1.16%) Hudson
7 1 (1.16%) Maven
7 1 (1.16%) Selenium
7 1 (1.16%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 28 (32.56%) Telecoms
2 8 (9.30%) Finance
3 7 (8.14%) Electronics
3 7 (8.14%) Manufacturing
3 7 (8.14%) Marketing
4 5 (5.81%) Games
5 4 (4.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (41.86%) Developer
2 34 (39.53%) Software Engineer
3 20 (23.26%) .NET Developer
4 15 (17.44%) Graduate
4 15 (17.44%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 15 (17.44%) Graduate Developer
4 15 (17.44%) Internet Developer
4 15 (17.44%) Junior
4 15 (17.44%) Junior .NET Developer
4 15 (17.44%) Junior Developer
5 14 (16.28%) Java Engineer
5 14 (16.28%) Java Software Engineer
5 14 (16.28%) Ruby Engineer
6 13 (15.12%) Perl Software Engineer
6 13 (15.12%) Python Software Engineer
7 12 (13.95%) E-Commerce Engineer
8 11 (12.79%) Senior Developer
9 10 (11.63%) .NET Software Engineer
10 8 (9.30%) DevOps Engineer
10 8 (9.30%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (47.67%) .NET
2 38 (44.19%) ASP.NET
3 37 (43.02%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (32.56%) RESTful
5 27 (31.40%) .NET Framework
5 27 (31.40%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 20 (23.26%) HTML
7 18 (20.93%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 18 (20.93%) CSS
8 15 (17.44%) ASP.NET Web API
9 14 (16.28%) Web Services
10 12 (13.95%) Entity Framework
10 12 (13.95%) Gherkin
10 12 (13.95%) MSMQ
10 12 (13.95%) NHibernate
10 12 (13.95%) WCF
11 6 (6.98%) jQuery
11 6 (6.98%) JSON
12 4 (4.65%) AngularJS
13 3 (3.49%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.42%) Digital Media
2 12 (13.95%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.49%) User Experience
4 2 (2.33%) FMCG
4 2 (2.33%) Statistics
4 2 (2.33%) Xbox
5 1 (1.16%) Clustering
5 1 (1.16%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 27 (31.40%) Linux
2 10 (11.63%) Unix
3 3 (3.49%) Android
3 3 (3.49%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (48.84%) TDD
2 39 (45.35%) Software Engineering
3 38 (44.19%) MVC
4 37 (43.02%) BDD
5 31 (36.05%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (33.72%) Scrum
7 24 (27.91%) E-Commerce
8 18 (20.93%) OO
9 15 (17.44%) Automated Testing
9 15 (17.44%) Web Application Development
10 14 (16.28%) OOP
11 12 (13.95%) Kanban
12 11 (12.79%) DevOps
13 9 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (8.14%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (8.14%) Digital Marketing
14 7 (8.14%) Functional Programming
14 7 (8.14%) High Availability
14 7 (8.14%) Programme Management
15 6 (6.98%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 51 (59.30%) C#
2 49 (56.98%) Python
3 45 (52.33%) JavaScript
4 30 (34.88%) Java
5 26 (30.23%) Perl
6 9 (10.47%) Clojure
6 9 (10.47%) Go
6 9 (10.47%) PHP
7 7 (8.14%) C++
7 7 (8.14%) Rust
7 7 (8.14%) Scala
8 6 (6.98%) SQL
9 5 (5.81%) Bash Shell
10 3 (3.49%) Groovy
10 3 (3.49%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.49%) Tcl
11 2 (2.33%) C
11 2 (2.33%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (20.93%) Degree
2 1 (1.16%) ISEB
2 1 (1.16%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.98%) Docker
2 4 (4.65%) Xen
3 3 (3.49%) vSphere
3 3 (3.49%) XenServer
4 2 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.16%) KVM
5 1 (1.16%) LXC
Systems Management
1 20 (23.26%) Ansible
1 20 (23.26%) Opscode Chef
1 20 (23.26%) Puppet
2 3 (3.49%) Cobbler
2 3 (3.49%) Salt
2 3 (3.49%) Terraform
2 3 (3.49%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.16%) Graphite
3 1 (1.16%) Kibana
Vendors
1 9 (10.47%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.14%) SAP
3 6 (6.98%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (5.81%) Oracle
5 3 (3.49%) EnterpriseDB
5 3 (3.49%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.33%) VMware
7 1 (1.16%) Google
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