The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset 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 65 76 62
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 19 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 2.23% 0.40% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.33% 0.66% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 1
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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 Dorset region.

Programming Languages Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
571 458 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 67.02% 61.73% 51.31%
Number of salaries quoted 465 401 225
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Ruby
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Ruby Salary Trend in Dorset

Ruby
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole - 11 £40,000 - 1
Bournemouth -9 2 £42,500 +21.42%
Ruby
South West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 28 (84.85%) TDD
2 26 (78.79%) Java
3 25 (75.76%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (72.73%) Ruby on Rails
5 23 (69.70%) XML
5 23 (69.70%) Eclipse
6 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (48.48%) Scrum
8 15 (45.45%) Pair Programming
8 15 (45.45%) Software Engineering
9 14 (42.42%) Scala
9 14 (42.42%) OO
9 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
9 14 (42.42%) RESTful
9 14 (42.42%) NoSQL
9 14 (42.42%) Play Framework
10 13 (39.39%) Git (software)
10 13 (39.39%) MVC
11 12 (36.36%) Linux
11 12 (36.36%) Tomcat
12 11 (33.33%) JSON
12 11 (33.33%) Time Management
12 11 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
12 11 (33.33%) Mercurial
12 11 (33.33%) Mobile App
12 11 (33.33%) Golang
13 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
14 6 (18.18%) ERP
14 6 (18.18%) WATIR

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 12 (36.36%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.06%) IIS
2 2 (6.06%) Confluence
3 1 (3.03%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) NoSQL
2 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.12%) RDBMS
4 3 (9.09%) Big Data
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
5 2 (6.06%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 23 (69.70%) Eclipse
2 13 (39.39%) Git (software)
3 11 (33.33%) Mercurial
4 6 (18.18%) WATIR
4 6 (18.18%) Cucumber
5 4 (12.12%) Selenium
5 4 (12.12%) WebDriver
6 2 (6.06%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (6.06%) Moq
6 2 (6.06%) NUnit
6 2 (6.06%) JIRA
6 2 (6.06%) ReSharper
6 2 (6.06%) TeamCity
6 2 (6.06%) NCrunch
General
1 2 (6.06%) Back Office
1 2 (6.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (78.79%) Developer
2 23 (69.70%) Java Developer
3 14 (42.42%) Software Developer
4 12 (36.36%) Java Software Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Quality Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) QA Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (72.73%) Ruby on Rails
2 23 (69.70%) XML
3 14 (42.42%) RESTful
3 14 (42.42%) Play Framework
4 11 (33.33%) JSON
5 4 (12.12%) Gherkin
6 3 (9.09%) jQuery
6 3 (9.09%) HTML
6 3 (9.09%) CSS
7 2 (6.06%) .NET
7 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
7 2 (6.06%) MSMQ
7 2 (6.06%) Spring.NET
7 2 (6.06%) NHibernate
7 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
7 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
7 2 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (6.06%) Dapper ORM
7 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (12.12%) Blog
2 4 (12.12%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (84.85%) TDD
2 25 (75.76%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (48.48%) Scrum
5 15 (45.45%) Pair Programming
5 15 (45.45%) Software Engineering
6 14 (42.42%) OO
7 13 (39.39%) MVC
8 11 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
8 11 (33.33%) Time Management
9 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
10 6 (18.18%) ERP
11 4 (12.12%) Benchmarking
11 4 (12.12%) Test Scripting
11 4 (12.12%) BDD
11 4 (12.12%) Test Strategy
12 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (6.06%) Web Development
12 2 (6.06%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (78.79%) Java
2 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
2 14 (42.42%) Scala
3 11 (33.33%) Golang
4 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
4 2 (6.06%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.06%) Endeca
1 2 (6.06%) RedPrairie
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago