The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 60 64 66
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 12 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.72% 0.75% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.87% 1.72% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 1
Average salary £35,000 £39,750 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.94% -33.75%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Ruby
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Programming Languages Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
310 290 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 44.54% 43.35% 55.23%
Number of salaries quoted 254 249 275
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,420 £28,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ruby across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Ruby
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ruby across the Cardiff region.

Ruby Salary Trend in Cardiff

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 16 (72.73%) Python
2 13 (59.09%) C#
2 13 (59.09%) C++
2 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
3 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (45.45%) Perl
4 10 (45.45%) PHP
4 10 (45.45%) Linux
5 9 (40.91%) Java
6 8 (36.36%) TDD
7 7 (31.82%) Scrum
7 7 (31.82%) HTML
7 7 (31.82%) OO
7 7 (31.82%) CSS
7 7 (31.82%) Windows
8 6 (27.27%) OOP
8 6 (27.27%) TOWER Software
8 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
8 6 (27.27%) BDD
8 6 (27.27%) MongoDB
9 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
9 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
9 5 (22.73%) QA
9 5 (22.73%) Subversion
9 5 (22.73%) MySQL
9 5 (22.73%) SQL
10 4 (18.18%) .NET
10 4 (18.18%) C
10 4 (18.18%) RFID
10 4 (18.18%) Firmware

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 3 (13.64%) Node.js
2 2 (9.09%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.55%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (18.18%) GitHub
2 2 (9.09%) SaaS
2 2 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) RFID
2 2 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) VPLS
3 1 (4.55%) LDAP
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
3 1 (4.55%) WAN
3 1 (4.55%) HTTP
3 1 (4.55%) VPN
3 1 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) MongoDB
2 5 (22.73%) MySQL
3 4 (18.18%) Big Data
4 3 (13.64%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
5 2 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 5 (22.73%) Subversion
3 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
3 3 (13.64%) Mercurial
4 2 (9.09%) TeamCity
4 2 (9.09%) Hudson
General
1 4 (18.18%) Electronics
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Software Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Software Development Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Development Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Software Manager
4 3 (13.64%) PHP Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) AWS Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) HTML
1 7 (31.82%) CSS
2 4 (18.18%) .NET
2 4 (18.18%) Ajax
3 3 (13.64%) REST
3 3 (13.64%) CSS3
3 3 (13.64%) HTML5
3 3 (13.64%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (13.64%) SOAP
4 1 (4.55%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
2 4 (18.18%) Web 2.0
3 3 (13.64%) User Experience
4 1 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) Windows
3 4 (18.18%) Mac OS
4 3 (13.64%) CentOS
5 1 (4.55%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) TDD
3 7 (31.82%) Scrum
3 7 (31.82%) OO
4 6 (27.27%) OOP
4 6 (27.27%) BDD
5 4 (18.18%) Automation Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Build Automation
5 4 (18.18%) People Management
6 3 (13.64%) SDLC
6 3 (13.64%) OO PHP
6 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
6 3 (13.64%) Performance Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (13.64%) Web Development
6 3 (13.64%) MVC
7 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) Python
2 13 (59.09%) C#
2 13 (59.09%) C++
2 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
3 10 (45.45%) Perl
3 10 (45.45%) PHP
4 9 (40.91%) Java
5 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
5 5 (22.73%) SQL
6 4 (18.18%) C
6 4 (18.18%) Embedded C
6 4 (18.18%) Embedded C++
7 3 (13.64%) Go
7 3 (13.64%) Erlang
8 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Firmware
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) KVM
3 1 (4.55%) XenServer
3 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Puppet
2 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.55%) Ansible
3 1 (4.55%) yum
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) TOWER Software
2 4 (18.18%) Google
3 3 (13.64%) Facebook
3 3 (13.64%) Twitter
3 3 (13.64%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) Red Hat