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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 53 89 116
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +27
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 76 39 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.95% 2.23% 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.14% 3.75% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 66 33 7
Average salary £53,750 £39,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.07% +29.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £34,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £57,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +6.66%
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
1065 1039 1076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 55.35% 59.54% 63.11%
Number of salaries quoted 945 929 971
Average salary £38,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 January 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Bristol

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 81 (59.56%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (48.53%) C#
3 63 (46.32%) OO
4 62 (45.59%) PHP
5 54 (39.71%) Java
6 49 (36.03%) Python
6 49 (36.03%) TDD
6 49 (36.03%) BDD
7 48 (35.29%) SQL Server
8 47 (34.56%) Linux
8 47 (34.56%) RESTful
9 46 (33.82%) .NET
10 43 (31.62%) WCF
11 42 (30.88%) NoSQL
12 41 (30.15%) Git (software)
12 41 (30.15%) Scrum
13 39 (28.68%) Node.js
14 38 (27.94%) E-Commerce
15 36 (26.47%) MySQL
15 36 (26.47%) Perl
16 35 (25.74%) OOP
17 33 (24.26%) JavaScript
17 33 (24.26%) Hadoop
17 33 (24.26%) Opscode Chef
18 31 (22.79%) RabbitMQ
18 31 (22.79%) Cucumber
19 29 (21.32%) SpecFlow
19 29 (21.32%) Amazon AWS
19 29 (21.32%) Bash Shell
20 28 (20.59%) NUnit

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 39 (28.68%) Node.js
2 23 (16.91%) nginx
3 17 (12.50%) Apache
4 13 (9.56%) Drupal
4 13 (9.56%) WordPress
5 8 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (5.15%) Apache Solr
7 6 (4.41%) Confluence
7 6 (4.41%) MediaWiki
7 6 (4.41%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.21%) OpenStack
8 3 (2.21%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (21.32%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.88%) PaaS
3 6 (4.41%) SaaS
4 5 (3.68%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (2.94%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.82%) LAN
1 12 (8.82%) WAN
1 12 (8.82%) Firewall
2 8 (5.88%) Internet
3 6 (4.41%) OSPF
3 6 (4.41%) BGP
3 6 (4.41%) EIGRP
3 6 (4.41%) VPN
3 6 (4.41%) IPv6
3 6 (4.41%) IPsec
3 6 (4.41%) Network Security
3 6 (4.41%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 42 (30.88%) NoSQL
3 36 (26.47%) MySQL
4 33 (24.26%) Hadoop
5 27 (19.85%) PostgreSQL
6 23 (16.91%) SQL Server 2008
6 23 (16.91%) MongoDB
7 18 (13.24%) Big Data
8 15 (11.03%) MariaDB
8 15 (11.03%) Relational Database
9 9 (6.62%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (5.88%) Redis
10 8 (5.88%) Neo4j
10 8 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (2.94%) Hazelcast
11 4 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 41 (30.15%) Git (software)
2 31 (22.79%) Cucumber
3 29 (21.32%) SpecFlow
4 28 (20.59%) NUnit
5 24 (17.65%) CruiseControl
5 24 (17.65%) TeamCity
6 23 (16.91%) Rhino Mocks
6 23 (16.91%) Moq
6 23 (16.91%) Jenkins
7 15 (11.03%) Hudson
8 13 (9.56%) Subversion
9 9 (6.62%) Selenium
10 8 (5.88%) WebDriver
11 7 (5.15%) Mercurial
12 6 (4.41%) JIRA
12 6 (4.41%) Eclipse
13 5 (3.68%) JUnit
13 5 (3.68%) TestNG
14 3 (2.21%) Visual Studio
15 2 (1.47%) Maven
General
1 18 (13.24%) Games
2 7 (5.15%) Marketing
3 6 (4.41%) Finance
4 5 (3.68%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.94%) Electronics
5 4 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.94%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.47%) Banking
6 2 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (51.47%) Developer
2 20 (14.71%) .NET Developer
3 15 (11.03%) C# Developer
3 15 (11.03%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (9.56%) Software Engineer
5 12 (8.82%) Java Developer
6 10 (7.35%) Senior Developer
7 8 (5.88%) Team Leader
7 8 (5.88%) Technical Team Leader
7 8 (5.88%) .NET Team Leader
8 7 (5.15%) PHP Developer
8 7 (5.15%) Support Engineer
8 7 (5.15%) Web Developer
9 6 (4.41%) Architect
10 5 (3.68%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (3.68%) Test Specialist
10 5 (3.68%) Applications Architect
10 5 (3.68%) Front-End Developer
10 5 (3.68%) Test Automation Specialist
10 5 (3.68%) Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (34.56%) RESTful
2 46 (33.82%) .NET
3 43 (31.62%) WCF
4 31 (22.79%) RabbitMQ
5 27 (19.85%) REST
5 27 (19.85%) HTML
6 26 (19.12%) Web Services
7 25 (18.38%) ActiveMQ
7 25 (18.38%) ASP.NET
7 25 (18.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 24 (17.65%) CSS
8 24 (17.65%) SOAP
9 23 (16.91%) MSMQ
9 23 (16.91%) Gherkin
9 23 (16.91%) ASP.NET Web API
10 17 (12.50%) HTML5
11 15 (11.03%) Backbone.js
11 15 (11.03%) Spring
12 13 (9.56%) Ember.js
13 11 (8.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.18%) Open Source
2 20 (14.71%) Social Media
2 20 (14.71%) BBC
3 10 (7.35%) User Experience
4 7 (5.15%) Derivative
5 6 (4.41%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.41%) Wiki
6 5 (3.68%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.94%) DTV
7 4 (2.94%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.94%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.21%) Device Driver
8 3 (2.21%) Mathematics
8 3 (2.21%) Physics
9 2 (1.47%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.74%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 47 (34.56%) Linux
2 21 (15.44%) Windows
3 19 (13.97%) CentOS
4 13 (9.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (9.56%) Debian
4 13 (9.56%) Ubuntu
5 12 (8.82%) Fedora
6 7 (5.15%) Oracle Linux
7 6 (4.41%) UNIX
7 6 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (59.56%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (46.32%) OO
3 49 (36.03%) TDD
3 49 (36.03%) BDD
4 41 (30.15%) Scrum
5 38 (27.94%) E-Commerce
6 35 (25.74%) OOP
7 27 (19.85%) Automated Testing
8 26 (19.12%) MVC
9 25 (18.38%) Software Engineering
10 23 (16.91%) OOA/OOD
10 23 (16.91%) OOD
11 22 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (14.71%) Web Application Development
13 18 (13.24%) MapReduce
13 18 (13.24%) DevOps
13 18 (13.24%) Mentoring
14 15 (11.03%) Workflow
15 12 (8.82%) SOA
15 12 (8.82%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 66 (48.53%) C#
2 62 (45.59%) PHP
3 54 (39.71%) Java
4 49 (36.03%) Python
5 36 (26.47%) Perl
6 33 (24.26%) JavaScript
7 29 (21.32%) Bash Shell
8 11 (8.09%) C++
8 11 (8.09%) SQL
9 10 (7.35%) PHP5
10 9 (6.62%) Groovy
11 7 (5.15%) C
11 7 (5.15%) Lisp
11 7 (5.15%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.94%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.47%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.47%) VB
14 1 (0.74%) Scala
14 1 (0.74%) Clojure
14 1 (0.74%) Golang
Qualifications
1 9 (6.62%) Degree
2 6 (4.41%) CCNA
2 6 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.47%) ISEB
3 2 (1.47%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.47%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.74%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 10 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.15%) Varnish
3 6 (4.41%) Samba
3 6 (4.41%) Postfix
3 6 (4.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (24.26%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (18.38%) Puppet
3 15 (11.03%) ZABBIX
4 13 (9.56%) Ansible
5 12 (8.82%) Salt
6 10 (7.35%) Nagios
7 9 (6.62%) Vagrant
8 7 (5.15%) Munin
8 7 (5.15%) Zenoss
8 7 (5.15%) HAProxy
8 7 (5.15%) Icinga
9 2 (1.47%) Graphite
10 1 (0.74%) logstash
Vendors
1 21 (15.44%) Google
2 20 (14.71%) Yahoo!
2 20 (14.71%) Facebook
2 20 (14.71%) Red Hat
2 20 (14.71%) Apple
2 20 (14.71%) Sony
3 10 (7.35%) VMware
4 7 (5.15%) Oracle
4 7 (5.15%) Percona
5 6 (4.41%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.41%) Citrix
6 4 (2.94%) SAP
7 1 (0.74%) Zend
7 1 (0.74%) Terracotta
7 1 (0.74%) New Relic
Bristol
People Source
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + health, dental, pension, training
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits training and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: Market rates depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago