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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 61 60 44
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 8 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.22% 0.35% 0.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.61% 0.67% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 3
Average salary £35,000 £56,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.77% +87.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
307 298 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 46.94% 51.65% 48.17%
Number of salaries quoted 280 260 158
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -2.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,750 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £44,090 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 29 August 2014, 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 11 (84.62%) Perl
1 11 (84.62%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) MySQL
2 6 (46.15%) XenServer
2 6 (46.15%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (46.15%) Puppet
2 6 (46.15%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (46.15%) DevOps
3 5 (38.46%) SaaS
3 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
3 5 (38.46%) CentOS
3 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
3 5 (38.46%) QA
3 5 (38.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (38.46%) Python
3 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) VMware
4 4 (30.77%) Apache
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) Google
4 4 (30.77%) Debian
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (30.77%) nginx
4 4 (30.77%) OpenStack
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (23.08%) PowerShell

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 4 (30.77%) Apache
1 4 (30.77%) nginx
1 4 (30.77%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (38.46%) SaaS
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) HTTP
2 2 (15.38%) LDAP
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) MySQL
2 2 (15.38%) Big Data
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
1 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
1 1 (7.69%) JBehave
1 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
1 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Administrator
1 4 (30.77%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
1 1 (7.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) CentOS
3 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Debian
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) UNIX
5 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) DevOps
2 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Time Management
5 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 2 (15.38%) BDD
5 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.69%) TDD
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) OOP
6 1 (7.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Perl
2 5 (38.46%) Python
2 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
3 4 (30.77%) C#
4 3 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) PHP
4 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
5 2 (15.38%) Erlang
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) C++
6 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
6 1 (7.69%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) XenServer
2 3 (23.08%) Xen
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) KVM
3 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Puppet
1 6 (46.15%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.69%) Ansible
2 1 (7.69%) YUM
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) Google
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix
3 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) TOWER Software
4 1 (7.69%) Rackspace