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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 64 50 56
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 6 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.90% 0.25% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.69% 0.49% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 2
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
354 205 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 53.23% 52.16% 62.97%
Number of salaries quoted 324 188 246
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 30 January 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 14 (73.68%) C++
2 11 (57.89%) Python
3 10 (52.63%) C#
4 8 (42.11%) Java
4 8 (42.11%) PHP
4 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (36.84%) TDD
5 7 (36.84%) Scrum
5 7 (36.84%) TOWER Software
5 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
5 7 (36.84%) OOP
5 7 (36.84%) BDD
6 6 (31.58%) Perl
6 6 (31.58%) Linux
7 5 (26.32%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (26.32%) SQL
7 5 (26.32%) Windows
7 5 (26.32%) Puppet
7 5 (26.32%) CentOS
8 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
8 4 (21.05%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
8 4 (21.05%) Google
8 4 (21.05%) Finance
8 4 (21.05%) VMware
9 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (15.79%) Degree
9 3 (15.79%) Computer Science

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (10.53%) OpenStack
1 2 (10.53%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.79%) SaaS
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SSH
1 1 (5.26%) VPLS
1 1 (5.26%) LDAP
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
1 1 (5.26%) VPN
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) Big Data
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.26%) PhantomJS
1 1 (5.26%) Mocha
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
2 11 (57.89%) Software Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Software Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Junior Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Junior
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (10.53%) OpenGL
3 1 (5.26%) LAMP
3 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) CentOS
3 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) TDD
2 7 (36.84%) Scrum
2 7 (36.84%) OOP
2 7 (36.84%) BDD
3 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
3 3 (15.79%) Time Management
4 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
4 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Network Design
5 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) C++
2 11 (57.89%) Python
3 10 (52.63%) C#
4 8 (42.11%) Java
4 8 (42.11%) PHP
5 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
6 6 (31.58%) Perl
7 5 (26.32%) SQL
8 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
9 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
10 1 (5.26%) Erlang
10 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) XenServer
3 2 (10.53%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Puppet
2 4 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (10.53%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) TOWER Software
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Google
2 4 (21.05%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.26%) Rackspace