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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 68 61 81
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +20
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 15 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 2.12% 1.93% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.36% 3.08% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 1
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
446 390 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 63.17% 62.60% 57.23%
Number of salaries quoted 362 356 311
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 31 October 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 +1 8 £40,000 -
Wareham - 1 £40,000 -
Ruby
South West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 29 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (80.65%) TDD
3 23 (74.19%) Java
3 23 (74.19%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (70.97%) Ruby on Rails
5 21 (67.74%) XML
5 21 (67.74%) Eclipse
6 20 (64.52%) JavaScript
6 20 (64.52%) Pair Programming
7 18 (58.06%) MVC
7 18 (58.06%) Git (software)
7 18 (58.06%) RESTful
7 18 (58.06%) Scala
7 18 (58.06%) NoSQL
7 18 (58.06%) Play Framework
8 16 (51.61%) Coaching
8 16 (51.61%) Mobile App
8 16 (51.61%) Golang
8 16 (51.61%) Mercurial
8 16 (51.61%) Extreme Programming
8 16 (51.61%) Time Management
8 16 (51.61%) JSON
9 9 (29.03%) Scrum
10 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
10 8 (25.81%) OO
11 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (19.35%) Linux
12 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
12 6 (19.35%) ERP
12 6 (19.35%) WATIR

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.45%) IIS
2 2 (6.45%) Confluence
3 1 (3.23%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.23%) IPsec
1 1 (3.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (58.06%) NoSQL
2 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.90%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.45%) RavenDB
4 2 (6.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (67.74%) Eclipse
2 18 (58.06%) Git (software)
3 16 (51.61%) Mercurial
4 6 (19.35%) WATIR
4 6 (19.35%) Cucumber
5 4 (12.90%) Selenium
5 4 (12.90%) WebDriver
6 2 (6.45%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (6.45%) Moq
6 2 (6.45%) NUnit
6 2 (6.45%) JIRA
6 2 (6.45%) ReSharper
6 2 (6.45%) TeamCity
6 2 (6.45%) NCrunch
General
1 2 (6.45%) Back Office
1 2 (6.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (77.42%) Developer
2 21 (67.74%) Java Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Software Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Java Software Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Quality Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) QA Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (70.97%) Ruby on Rails
2 21 (67.74%) XML
3 18 (58.06%) RESTful
3 18 (58.06%) Play Framework
4 16 (51.61%) JSON
5 4 (12.90%) HTML
5 4 (12.90%) Gherkin
6 3 (9.68%) CSS
6 3 (9.68%) jQuery
7 2 (6.45%) Spring.NET
7 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (6.45%) StructureMap
7 2 (6.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (6.45%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (6.45%) .NET
7 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
7 2 (6.45%) MSMQ
7 2 (6.45%) NHibernate
7 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
7 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (51.61%) Mobile App
2 5 (16.13%) Open Source
3 4 (12.90%) Blog
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.23%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Android
3 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (80.65%) TDD
3 23 (74.19%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (64.52%) Pair Programming
5 18 (58.06%) MVC
6 16 (51.61%) Extreme Programming
6 16 (51.61%) Time Management
6 16 (51.61%) Coaching
7 9 (29.03%) Scrum
8 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
8 8 (25.81%) OO
9 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
10 6 (19.35%) ERP
11 4 (12.90%) Benchmarking
11 4 (12.90%) BDD
11 4 (12.90%) Test Strategy
11 4 (12.90%) Test Scripting
11 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
12 3 (9.68%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) Java
2 20 (64.52%) JavaScript
3 18 (58.06%) Scala
4 16 (51.61%) Golang
5 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.45%) C#
6 1 (3.23%) C++
6 1 (3.23%) Perl
6 1 (3.23%) Python
6 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.45%) Endeca
1 2 (6.45%) RedPrairie