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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 57 75 98
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +23
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 87 41 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 4.55% 2.30% 0.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.08% 4.54% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 72 39 15
Average salary £66,250 £55,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.45% +46.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,500 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +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
1228 904 954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 64.16% 50.64% 60.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1095 759 885
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 31 August 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Bristol

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 96 (62.75%) Python
2 77 (50.33%) Linux
3 66 (43.14%) Git (software)
4 64 (41.83%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (40.52%) Java
6 57 (37.25%) Perl
7 54 (35.29%) Puppet
8 50 (32.68%) DevOps
9 46 (30.07%) Opscode Chef
9 46 (30.07%) Internet
9 46 (30.07%) VMware
10 43 (28.10%) TDD
10 43 (28.10%) Continuous Integration
11 41 (26.80%) VMware Infrastructure
11 41 (26.80%) Degree
12 40 (26.14%) Software Engineering
13 39 (25.49%) Jenkins
14 37 (24.18%) Ansible
15 36 (23.53%) NoSQL
15 36 (23.53%) Hudson
15 36 (23.53%) nginx
15 36 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
16 34 (22.22%) Apache
17 33 (21.57%) PHP
17 33 (21.57%) C#
17 33 (21.57%) Configuration Management
17 33 (21.57%) Bash Shell
18 30 (19.61%) LAMP
18 30 (19.61%) SQL Server
19 28 (18.30%) .NET

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 36 (23.53%) nginx
2 34 (22.22%) Apache
3 24 (15.69%) Node.js
4 19 (12.42%) OpenStack
5 11 (7.19%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (5.88%) MediaWiki
6 9 (5.88%) Confluence
7 6 (3.92%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.96%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.31%) IIS
10 1 (0.65%) CMS
10 1 (0.65%) Drupal
10 1 (0.65%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 5 (3.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.31%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.65%) Magento
3 1 (0.65%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 36 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.54%) SaaS
3 4 (2.61%) PaaS
3 4 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (30.07%) Internet
2 28 (18.30%) LAN
2 28 (18.30%) WAN
3 9 (5.88%) VPN
3 9 (5.88%) IPv6
3 9 (5.88%) OSPF
3 9 (5.88%) BGP
3 9 (5.88%) EIGRP
3 9 (5.88%) Firewall
3 9 (5.88%) IPsec
3 9 (5.88%) Network Security
3 9 (5.88%) LDAP
4 5 (3.27%) HTTP
5 1 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (23.53%) NoSQL
2 30 (19.61%) SQL Server
3 26 (16.99%) MySQL
4 14 (9.15%) Big Data
5 13 (8.50%) Relational Database
5 13 (8.50%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.61%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.96%) Redis
7 3 (1.96%) Hazelcast
8 2 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 66 (43.14%) Git (software)
2 39 (25.49%) Jenkins
3 36 (23.53%) Hudson
4 14 (9.15%) Subversion
5 10 (6.54%) JIRA
6 8 (5.23%) Maven
6 8 (5.23%) Ant
6 8 (5.23%) Gradle
6 8 (5.23%) Artifactory
6 8 (5.23%) Cucumber
7 5 (3.27%) Selenium
8 2 (1.31%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.31%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.31%) Grunt
8 2 (1.31%) CasperJS
9 1 (0.65%) Calabash
9 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.65%) NUnit
9 1 (0.65%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.65%) JUnit
General
1 28 (18.30%) Telecoms
2 8 (5.23%) Games
3 7 (4.58%) Advertising
4 6 (3.92%) Finance
5 5 (3.27%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.27%) Electronics
5 5 (3.27%) Marketing
6 1 (0.65%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 45 (29.41%) DevOps Engineer
2 42 (27.45%) Developer
3 38 (24.84%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 31 (20.26%) Software Engineer
5 22 (14.38%) Graduate
5 22 (14.38%) .NET Developer
6 20 (13.07%) Junior Developer
6 20 (13.07%) Junior
6 20 (13.07%) Junior .NET Developer
7 19 (12.42%) Systems Engineer
8 12 (7.84%) Senior Developer
8 12 (7.84%) Systems Administrator
8 12 (7.84%) Administrator
8 12 (7.84%) Test Engineer
8 12 (7.84%) Cloud Engineer
9 11 (7.19%) Principal Engineer
10 9 (5.88%) Principal Software Engineer
11 6 (3.92%) Senior Test Engineer
11 6 (3.92%) Front-End Developer
11 6 (3.92%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (19.61%) LAMP
2 28 (18.30%) .NET
3 27 (17.65%) RESTful
4 25 (16.34%) ASP.NET MVC
4 25 (16.34%) ASP.NET
5 21 (13.73%) HTML
6 20 (13.07%) .NET Framework
6 20 (13.07%) ASP.NET Web API
7 17 (11.11%) CSS
8 10 (6.54%) jQuery
9 8 (5.23%) MCollective
9 8 (5.23%) Web Services
10 7 (4.58%) Spring
11 4 (2.61%) Ruby on Rails
11 4 (2.61%) Middleware
11 4 (2.61%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (2.61%) Twisted
11 4 (2.61%) REST
12 3 (1.96%) Lucene
12 3 (1.96%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.03%) Digital Media
2 13 (8.50%) Data Centre
3 9 (5.88%) Wiki
4 7 (4.58%) Xbox
5 5 (3.27%) DTV
6 3 (1.96%) User Experience
7 2 (1.31%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.31%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.31%) Clustering
7 2 (1.31%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.31%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.65%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.65%) SCADA
8 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.65%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 77 (50.33%) Linux
2 23 (15.03%) UNIX
3 13 (8.50%) Windows
4 12 (7.84%) CentOS
5 10 (6.54%) Debian
5 10 (6.54%) Ubuntu
6 9 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.96%) Fedora
8 2 (1.31%) Android
8 2 (1.31%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (41.83%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (32.68%) DevOps
3 43 (28.10%) TDD
3 43 (28.10%) Continuous Integration
4 40 (26.14%) Software Engineering
5 33 (21.57%) Configuration Management
6 28 (18.30%) BDD
7 26 (16.99%) Build Automation
7 26 (16.99%) MVC
8 20 (13.07%) Scrum
8 20 (13.07%) Web Application Development
9 19 (12.42%) Open Source
10 18 (11.76%) E-Commerce
11 15 (9.80%) Test Automation
12 13 (8.50%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (8.50%) Automated Testing
13 12 (7.84%) Test Scripting
13 12 (7.84%) Continuous Delivery
14 11 (7.19%) SDLC
15 10 (6.54%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 96 (62.75%) Python
2 62 (40.52%) Java
3 57 (37.25%) Perl
4 33 (21.57%) PHP
4 33 (21.57%) C#
4 33 (21.57%) Bash Shell
5 25 (16.34%) JavaScript
5 25 (16.34%) PowerShell
6 22 (14.38%) SQL
7 17 (11.11%) C++
8 7 (4.58%) C
8 7 (4.58%) Tcl
8 7 (4.58%) Groovy
9 5 (3.27%) VB
10 4 (2.61%) PHP5
11 2 (1.31%) Scala
11 2 (1.31%) Clojure
12 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.65%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 41 (26.80%) Degree
2 19 (12.42%) CCNA
2 19 (12.42%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (3.92%) ISEB
4 1 (0.65%) HND
4 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.19%) QA
System Software
1 41 (26.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (7.84%) Docker
3 9 (5.88%) Postfix
3 9 (5.88%) XenServer
3 9 (5.88%) KVM
3 9 (5.88%) Samba
3 9 (5.88%) iptables
4 8 (5.23%) Xen
4 8 (5.23%) LXC
5 2 (1.31%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 54 (35.29%) Puppet
2 46 (30.07%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (24.18%) Ansible
4 28 (18.30%) Nagios
5 26 (16.99%) Salt
6 21 (13.73%) Graphite
7 9 (5.88%) ZABBIX
8 8 (5.23%) Kibana
Vendors
1 46 (30.07%) VMware
2 13 (8.50%) Red Hat
3 10 (6.54%) Oracle
4 9 (5.88%) Citrix
5 5 (3.27%) SAP
6 3 (1.96%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.96%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
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Posted: 5 hours ago
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