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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 88 108 114
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +6
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 37 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.83% 0.99% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.24% 1.48% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 35 18 5
Average salary £37,500 £33,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.78% -11.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,350 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1143 1219 983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 56.53% 67.31% 54.10%
Number of salaries quoted 981 1091 900
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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 18 April 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Bristol

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 49 (60.49%) Python
2 48 (59.26%) PHP
3 42 (51.85%) Java
4 41 (50.62%) JavaScript
4 41 (50.62%) Linux
5 36 (44.44%) CSS
5 36 (44.44%) HTML
6 33 (40.74%) MySQL
7 30 (37.04%) Scrum
8 28 (34.57%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (34.57%) Open Source
9 27 (33.33%) SQL
10 24 (29.63%) C#
11 23 (28.40%) Perl
11 23 (28.40%) Degree
12 19 (23.46%) SQL Server
12 19 (23.46%) Bash Shell
12 19 (23.46%) NoSQL
12 19 (23.46%) jQuery
13 18 (22.22%) HTML5
13 18 (22.22%) Web Services
14 17 (20.99%) SaaS
14 17 (20.99%) QA
14 17 (20.99%) PHP5
15 16 (19.75%) XML
15 16 (19.75%) C++
15 16 (19.75%) PostgreSQL
16 15 (18.52%) Software Engineering
16 15 (18.52%) Selenium
16 15 (18.52%) Computer Science

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (9.88%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.94%) Node.js
2 4 (4.94%) Drupal
3 3 (3.70%) Apache
3 3 (3.70%) CMS
4 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Magento
1 4 (4.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.99%) SaaS
2 8 (9.88%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (6.17%) Amazon S3
5 4 (4.94%) IaaS
5 4 (4.94%) PaaS
6 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) SSH
1 2 (2.47%) SMTP
1 2 (2.47%) HTTP
1 2 (2.47%) DNS
2 1 (1.23%) IPv4
2 1 (1.23%) IPv6
2 1 (1.23%) VLAN
2 1 (1.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (40.74%) MySQL
2 19 (23.46%) SQL Server
2 19 (23.46%) NoSQL
3 16 (19.75%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (18.52%) MongoDB
5 13 (16.05%) Hazelcast
5 13 (16.05%) Relational Database
6 11 (13.58%) Redis
7 8 (9.88%) Big Data
7 8 (9.88%) MS Access
8 5 (6.17%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (3.70%) RDBMS
9 3 (3.70%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 15 (18.52%) Selenium
2 10 (12.35%) FitNesse
3 7 (8.64%) JMeter
3 7 (8.64%) Git (software)
4 6 (7.41%) WATIR
5 4 (4.94%) RSpec
5 4 (4.94%) WatiN
6 3 (3.70%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.70%) WebDriver
6 3 (3.70%) Ranorex
7 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.23%) ClearQuest
8 1 (1.23%) JIRA
8 1 (1.23%) NUnit
8 1 (1.23%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.23%) MSTest
8 1 (1.23%) TestComplete
General
1 11 (13.58%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.17%) Finance
3 4 (4.94%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.94%) Electronics
3 4 (4.94%) Retail
3 4 (4.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (33.33%) Developer
2 17 (20.99%) Web Developer
3 14 (17.28%) PHP Developer
3 14 (17.28%) Tester
4 9 (11.11%) Senior Tester
5 8 (9.88%) PHP Web Developer
5 8 (9.88%) Applications Architect
5 8 (9.88%) Software Engineer
5 8 (9.88%) Architect
6 7 (8.64%) Analyst
6 7 (8.64%) QA Tester
6 7 (8.64%) Senior QA Tester
6 7 (8.64%) Automation Tester
6 7 (8.64%) Senior Automation Tester
7 5 (6.17%) Test Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.17%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (6.17%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.17%) Administrator
8 4 (4.94%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (44.44%) CSS
1 36 (44.44%) HTML
2 19 (23.46%) jQuery
3 18 (22.22%) HTML5
3 18 (22.22%) Web Services
4 16 (19.75%) XML
5 14 (17.28%) LAMP
5 14 (17.28%) .NET
6 13 (16.05%) ActiveMQ
7 12 (14.81%) Symfony
7 12 (14.81%) SOAP
8 10 (12.35%) CSS3
9 9 (11.11%) REST
10 8 (9.88%) Backbone.js
10 8 (9.88%) RESTful
10 8 (9.88%) XML-RPC
10 8 (9.88%) JSON
10 8 (9.88%) Middleware
11 7 (8.64%) ATL
11 7 (8.64%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 28 (34.57%) Open Source
2 15 (18.52%) Computer Science
3 8 (9.88%) BBC
4 7 (8.64%) Digital Media
4 7 (8.64%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.94%) DTV
6 1 (1.23%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 41 (50.62%) Linux
2 12 (14.81%) Windows
3 9 (11.11%) UNIX
4 8 (9.88%) CentOS
5 5 (6.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.94%) Fedora
7 1 (1.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.04%) Scrum
2 28 (34.57%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (18.52%) Software Engineering
4 12 (14.81%) Test Automation
4 12 (14.81%) Project Management
4 12 (14.81%) E-Commerce
4 12 (14.81%) OOP
5 11 (13.58%) OO
5 11 (13.58%) Web Development
5 11 (13.58%) Kanban
6 10 (12.35%) Test Strategy
6 10 (12.35%) Automated Testing
7 9 (11.11%) Configuration Management
8 8 (9.88%) MVC
9 7 (8.64%) TDD
10 6 (7.41%) User Stories
11 5 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (6.17%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (4.94%) Integration Testing
12 4 (4.94%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 49 (60.49%) Python
2 48 (59.26%) PHP
3 42 (51.85%) Java
4 41 (50.62%) JavaScript
5 27 (33.33%) SQL
6 24 (29.63%) C#
7 23 (28.40%) Perl
8 19 (23.46%) Bash Shell
9 17 (20.99%) PHP5
10 16 (19.75%) C++
11 13 (16.05%) Groovy
12 8 (9.88%) VBA
13 7 (8.64%) C
13 7 (8.64%) Lisp
14 1 (1.23%) ActionScript
14 1 (1.23%) ActionScript 3.0
14 1 (1.23%) Scala
14 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (28.40%) Degree
2 4 (4.94%) ISEB
3 2 (2.47%) GPEN
3 2 (2.47%) OSCP
3 2 (2.47%) OSWP
3 2 (2.47%) GIAC
3 2 (2.47%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.99%) QA
2 2 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.47%) NFS
2 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (13.58%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (13.58%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (12.35%) Oracle
2 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.64%) Sencha
4 6 (7.41%) VMware
5 4 (4.94%) Zend
5 4 (4.94%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.94%) SAP
6 2 (2.47%) Empirix
6 2 (2.47%) IBM
6 2 (2.47%) HP
6 2 (2.47%) Compuware
7 1 (1.23%) Citrix
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