The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 121 153 165
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +12
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 60 20 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.63% 0.61% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.01% 1.16% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 56 16 8
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Ruby
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1992 1728 1736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 53.98% 52.70% 52.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1717 1512 1519
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Ruby
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Ruby Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Ruby
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Ruby
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Nottinghamshire +21 16 £37,500 -6.25%
Northamptonshire - 15 £40,000 - 1
Leicestershire +10 14 £35,000 +11.11% 1
Derbyshire 0 13 £37,500 -
Lincolnshire -2 1 £29,000 -22.66%
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 61 (73.49%) C#
2 48 (57.83%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (51.81%) BDD
4 42 (50.60%) TDD
5 38 (45.78%) NoSQL
6 37 (44.58%) ASP.NET MVC
6 37 (44.58%) MVC
6 37 (44.58%) .NET
6 37 (44.58%) SQL Server
6 37 (44.58%) ASP.NET
7 36 (43.37%) RESTful
7 36 (43.37%) Git (software)
7 36 (43.37%) Node.js
7 36 (43.37%) Web Application Development
7 36 (43.37%) ASP.NET Web API
8 33 (39.76%) Python
9 24 (28.92%) WCF
10 23 (27.71%) Linux
11 20 (24.10%) Business Intelligence
11 20 (24.10%) Perl
11 20 (24.10%) Bash Shell
12 18 (21.69%) Java
13 17 (20.48%) VB
14 16 (19.28%) C++
15 13 (15.66%) VB.NET
15 13 (15.66%) MySQL
16 12 (14.46%) Internet
16 12 (14.46%) Windows
17 11 (13.25%) PHP
17 11 (13.25%) SQL

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 36 (43.37%) Node.js
2 9 (10.84%) nginx
3 4 (4.82%) Apache
4 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.20%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.20%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.46%) Internet
2 9 (10.84%) Network Security
3 3 (3.61%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (45.78%) NoSQL
2 37 (44.58%) SQL Server
3 13 (15.66%) MySQL
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 36 (43.37%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.64%) WebDriver
2 8 (9.64%) Selenium
3 7 (8.43%) Ranorex
4 3 (3.61%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (3.61%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.41%) Sahi
5 2 (2.41%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (2.41%) WATIR
5 2 (2.41%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.20%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.20%) JIRA
6 1 (1.20%) FitNesse
General
1 11 (13.25%) Finance
2 4 (4.82%) Advertising
3 3 (3.61%) Retail
4 2 (2.41%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (45.78%) Developer
2 36 (43.37%) .NET Developer
3 13 (15.66%) Tester
4 12 (14.46%) Administrator
4 12 (14.46%) Systems Administrator
5 11 (13.25%) Software Engineer
6 9 (10.84%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 9 (10.84%) Senior Software Engineer
6 9 (10.84%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 8 (9.64%) Automation Tester
8 6 (7.23%) Release Engineer
9 5 (6.02%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (6.02%) Linux Administrator
10 3 (3.61%) Software Packager
10 3 (3.61%) QA Tester
10 3 (3.61%) Test Engineer
10 3 (3.61%) Applications Packager
11 2 (2.41%) Support Engineer
11 2 (2.41%) Technical Tester
11 2 (2.41%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (44.58%) .NET
1 37 (44.58%) ASP.NET
1 37 (44.58%) ASP.NET MVC
2 36 (43.37%) RESTful
2 36 (43.37%) ASP.NET Web API
3 24 (28.92%) WCF
4 8 (9.64%) Gherkin
5 6 (7.23%) Application Packaging
5 6 (7.23%) Software Packaging
6 4 (4.82%) .NET Framework
6 4 (4.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (3.61%) LAMP
8 2 (2.41%) HTML
8 2 (2.41%) XML
8 2 (2.41%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (1.20%) jQuery
9 1 (1.20%) Lucene
9 1 (1.20%) Ajax
9 1 (1.20%) CSS
9 1 (1.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.82%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.41%) User Experience
3 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.20%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.71%) Linux
2 12 (14.46%) Windows
3 9 (10.84%) Android
3 9 (10.84%) Mac OS
4 3 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.61%) UNIX
5 2 (2.41%) CentOS
6 1 (1.20%) Debian
6 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (57.83%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (51.81%) BDD
3 42 (50.60%) TDD
4 37 (44.58%) MVC
5 36 (43.37%) Web Application Development
6 20 (24.10%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (12.05%) Test Automation
8 9 (10.84%) Multithreading
8 9 (10.84%) Software Engineering
9 7 (8.43%) Software Testing
9 7 (8.43%) Regression Testing
9 7 (8.43%) DevOps
10 6 (7.23%) Change Control
10 6 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (4.82%) Automated Testing
11 4 (4.82%) Configuration Management
11 4 (4.82%) Automation Testing
12 3 (3.61%) E-Commerce
13 2 (2.41%) Scrum
13 2 (2.41%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 61 (73.49%) C#
2 33 (39.76%) Python
3 20 (24.10%) Bash Shell
3 20 (24.10%) Perl
4 18 (21.69%) Java
5 17 (20.48%) VB
6 16 (19.28%) C++
7 13 (15.66%) VB.NET
8 11 (13.25%) PHP
8 11 (13.25%) SQL
9 9 (10.84%) C
9 9 (10.84%) Embedded C
9 9 (10.84%) Embedded C++
9 9 (10.84%) Groovy
10 6 (7.23%) PowerShell
10 6 (7.23%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.41%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.41%) F#
Qualifications
1 9 (10.84%) SC Cleared
1 9 (10.84%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.23%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.61%) ISEB
3 3 (3.61%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.25%) QA
2 9 (10.84%) JTAG
Systems Management
1 10 (12.05%) Puppet
2 6 (7.23%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.61%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 10 (12.05%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.23%) Remedy
3 4 (4.82%) Facebook
4 3 (3.61%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.41%) Percona
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle
6 1 (1.20%) Cognizant
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