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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 78 65 80
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +15
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 2 19 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.29% 2.25% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.50% 3.34% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 3
Average salary £54,375 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.93% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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
403 569 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 57.49% 67.34% 61.64%
Number of salaries quoted 313 463 401
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram 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 28 August 2015. 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
Bournemouth -1 2 £54,375 +27.94%
Ruby
South West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 11 (91.67%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (75.00%) LAMP
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 8 (66.67%) Web Services
3 8 (66.67%) Linux
3 8 (66.67%) Apache
3 8 (66.67%) Tomcat
3 8 (66.67%) MySQL
3 8 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 8 (66.67%) Firewall
3 8 (66.67%) Migration
3 8 (66.67%) Fedora
3 8 (66.67%) CentOS
3 8 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 8 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 8 (66.67%) Puppet
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) C#
5 3 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Test Management
5 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (25.00%) QA
5 3 (25.00%) Gherkin
5 3 (25.00%) BDD
5 3 (25.00%) Open Source
5 3 (25.00%) Test Automation

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 8 (66.67%) Apache
1 8 (66.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 8 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
1 8 (66.67%) Administrator
1 8 (66.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 8 (66.67%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Test Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) LAMP
2 8 (66.67%) Web Services
3 3 (25.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (8.33%) .NET
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
1 8 (66.67%) Fedora
1 8 (66.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (66.67%) Migration
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Test Management
4 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (25.00%) Open Source
4 3 (25.00%) BDD
5 1 (8.33%) System Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Web Development
5 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 4 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (25.00%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Red Hat