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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 68 89 111
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +22
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 60 37 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.95% 1.84% 0.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.24% 3.28% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 55 35 17
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +16.43%
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
1144 1129 1231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 56.33% 56.00% 66.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1016 967 1101
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 24 April 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Bristol

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (50.76%) Python
2 66 (50.00%) Java
2 66 (50.00%) PHP
3 62 (46.97%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (46.21%) Linux
5 51 (38.64%) Git (software)
6 48 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
7 47 (35.61%) Perl
8 46 (34.85%) C#
9 41 (31.06%) Bash Shell
10 40 (30.30%) Puppet
11 39 (29.55%) JavaScript
12 38 (28.79%) MySQL
13 37 (28.03%) nginx
14 36 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
15 35 (26.52%) NoSQL
15 35 (26.52%) Jenkins
16 34 (25.76%) Node.js
16 34 (25.76%) Amazon AWS
17 33 (25.00%) HTML
17 33 (25.00%) DevOps
18 31 (23.48%) TDD
18 31 (23.48%) Hudson
19 30 (22.73%) OO
20 29 (21.97%) CSS
20 29 (21.97%) PostgreSQL
21 28 (21.21%) Scrum
21 28 (21.21%) BDD
22 27 (20.45%) Salt
22 27 (20.45%) Apache

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 37 (28.03%) nginx
2 34 (25.76%) Node.js
3 27 (20.45%) Apache
4 14 (10.61%) Drupal
4 14 (10.61%) WordPress
5 9 (6.82%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (6.06%) OpenStack
6 8 (6.06%) Tomcat
7 7 (5.30%) Confluence
7 7 (5.30%) MediaWiki
8 5 (3.79%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.52%) IIS
10 1 (0.76%) CMS
Business Applications
1 8 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (25.76%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.82%) SaaS
2 9 (6.82%) PaaS
2 9 (6.82%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (3.79%) Amazon S3
4 4 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (20.45%) LAN
1 27 (20.45%) WAN
2 19 (14.39%) Firewall
3 8 (6.06%) Internet
4 7 (5.30%) OSPF
4 7 (5.30%) BGP
4 7 (5.30%) EIGRP
4 7 (5.30%) IPsec
4 7 (5.30%) Network Security
4 7 (5.30%) VPN
4 7 (5.30%) LDAP
4 7 (5.30%) IPv6
5 1 (0.76%) DNS
5 1 (0.76%) HTTP
5 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.76%) NAS
5 1 (0.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (28.79%) MySQL
2 35 (26.52%) NoSQL
3 29 (21.97%) PostgreSQL
4 27 (20.45%) SQL Server
5 24 (18.18%) MongoDB
6 23 (17.42%) Hadoop
7 15 (11.36%) Relational Database
8 13 (9.85%) MariaDB
9 11 (8.33%) Big Data
10 10 (7.58%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (6.06%) Redis
11 8 (6.06%) Neo4j
12 7 (5.30%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (3.03%) Hazelcast
13 4 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 51 (38.64%) Git (software)
2 35 (26.52%) Jenkins
3 31 (23.48%) Hudson
4 19 (14.39%) Cucumber
5 16 (12.12%) SpecFlow
5 16 (12.12%) Subversion
6 14 (10.61%) NUnit
7 12 (9.09%) Selenium
8 9 (6.82%) TeamCity
8 9 (6.82%) CruiseControl
8 9 (6.82%) Eclipse
8 9 (6.82%) WebDriver
9 8 (6.06%) JIRA
10 7 (5.30%) TestNG
10 7 (5.30%) JUnit
10 7 (5.30%) Rhino Mocks
10 7 (5.30%) Moq
11 5 (3.79%) Mercurial
12 2 (1.52%) RSpec
12 2 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (6.82%) Electronics
1 9 (6.82%) Finance
1 9 (6.82%) Marketing
2 8 (6.06%) Manufacturing
2 8 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.30%) Games
4 4 (3.03%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 61 (46.21%) Developer
2 28 (21.21%) DevOps Engineer
3 19 (14.39%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 15 (11.36%) Java Developer
5 13 (9.85%) .NET Developer
5 13 (9.85%) Software Engineer
6 10 (7.58%) Web Developer
6 10 (7.58%) Senior Developer
7 9 (6.82%) Graduate
7 9 (6.82%) Front-End Developer
8 7 (5.30%) Architect
8 7 (5.30%) C# Developer
8 7 (5.30%) PHP Developer
9 6 (4.55%) QA Engineer
9 6 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (4.55%) Junior .NET Developer
9 6 (4.55%) Junior Developer
9 6 (4.55%) Test Specialist
9 6 (4.55%) Junior
9 6 (4.55%) Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (25.00%) HTML
2 29 (21.97%) CSS
3 24 (18.18%) RESTful
4 22 (16.67%) .NET
5 20 (15.15%) LAMP
5 20 (15.15%) RabbitMQ
6 19 (14.39%) HTML5
7 18 (13.64%) REST
7 18 (13.64%) Backbone.js
7 18 (13.64%) Spring
8 16 (12.12%) ActiveMQ
9 15 (11.36%) jQuery
10 14 (10.61%) WCF
11 13 (9.85%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (9.85%) ASP.NET
11 13 (9.85%) Ember.js
11 13 (9.85%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (8.33%) Web Services
12 11 (8.33%) CSS3
13 10 (7.58%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.39%) Open Source
2 10 (7.58%) User Experience
3 8 (6.06%) DTV
4 7 (5.30%) BBC
4 7 (5.30%) Wiki
4 7 (5.30%) Social Media
5 6 (4.55%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.79%) Derivative
7 4 (3.03%) Data Structures
7 4 (3.03%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 61 (46.21%) Linux
2 26 (19.70%) CentOS
3 25 (18.94%) Windows
4 22 (16.67%) UNIX
5 18 (13.64%) Debian
5 18 (13.64%) Ubuntu
6 15 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (9.85%) Fedora
8 7 (5.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (3.79%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (46.97%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 33 (25.00%) DevOps
4 31 (23.48%) TDD
5 30 (22.73%) OO
6 28 (21.21%) Scrum
6 28 (21.21%) BDD
7 27 (20.45%) Configuration Management
8 25 (18.94%) E-Commerce
8 25 (18.94%) Software Engineering
9 20 (15.15%) Mentoring
10 16 (12.12%) OOP
11 15 (11.36%) Build Automation
12 14 (10.61%) MVC
13 13 (9.85%) Web Application Development
14 12 (9.09%) SOA
14 12 (9.09%) Test Automation
15 10 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (7.58%) MapReduce
16 9 (6.82%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 67 (50.76%) Python
2 66 (50.00%) Java
2 66 (50.00%) PHP
3 47 (35.61%) Perl
4 46 (34.85%) C#
5 41 (31.06%) Bash Shell
6 39 (29.55%) JavaScript
7 12 (9.09%) PHP5
8 11 (8.33%) Groovy
9 10 (7.58%) SQL
10 5 (3.79%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.79%) Shell Script
11 4 (3.03%) Scala
12 2 (1.52%) Go
13 1 (0.76%) Clojure
13 1 (0.76%) C
13 1 (0.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (15.15%) CCNA
1 20 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (12.12%) Degree
3 4 (3.03%) ISEB
4 2 (1.52%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.52%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.52%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.52%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.30%) QA
System Software
1 15 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (9.85%) Samba
3 7 (5.30%) Postfix
3 7 (5.30%) XenServer
3 7 (5.30%) iptables
4 6 (4.55%) Active Directory
5 5 (3.79%) Varnish
6 2 (1.52%) KVM
6 2 (1.52%) Docker
6 2 (1.52%) LXC
6 2 (1.52%) Xen
7 1 (0.76%) Snort
Systems Management
1 48 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
2 40 (30.30%) Puppet
3 27 (20.45%) Salt
4 26 (19.70%) Ansible
5 15 (11.36%) Nagios
6 12 (9.09%) ZABBIX
7 8 (6.06%) Vagrant
8 6 (4.55%) Graphite
9 5 (3.79%) Icinga
9 5 (3.79%) HAProxy
9 5 (3.79%) Munin
9 5 (3.79%) Zenoss
10 2 (1.52%) logstash
10 2 (1.52%) Kibana
11 1 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (15.15%) Red Hat
2 15 (11.36%) VMware
3 9 (6.82%) Google
4 8 (6.06%) Oracle
4 8 (6.06%) SAP
5 7 (5.30%) Apple
5 7 (5.30%) Sony
5 7 (5.30%) Yahoo!
5 7 (5.30%) Citrix
5 7 (5.30%) Facebook
6 5 (3.79%) Percona
7 2 (1.52%) Terracotta
7 2 (1.52%) Microsoft
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Excellent Salary - Negotiable
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