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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 125 158 167
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +9
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 54 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.49% 0.53% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.79% 0.98% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 50 14 6
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -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
1936 1843 1628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 53.44% 54.08% 53.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1686 1618 1443
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 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 22 October 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 22 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
Northamptonshire - 15 £40,000 - 1
Derbyshire +7 13 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Nottinghamshire +19 12 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Leicestershire +16 12 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Lincolnshire +9 1 £29,000 -22.66%
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 69 (77.53%) C#
2 55 (61.80%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (59.55%) TDD
4 52 (58.43%) BDD
5 46 (51.69%) MVC
5 46 (51.69%) .NET
5 46 (51.69%) SQL Server
5 46 (51.69%) ASP.NET
5 46 (51.69%) NoSQL
5 46 (51.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 45 (50.56%) Git (software)
6 45 (50.56%) RESTful
6 45 (50.56%) Node.js
6 45 (50.56%) Web Application Development
6 45 (50.56%) ASP.NET Web API
7 30 (33.71%) WCF
8 29 (32.58%) Python
9 23 (25.84%) Business Intelligence
10 22 (24.72%) Linux
11 20 (22.47%) VB
12 19 (21.35%) Perl
12 19 (21.35%) Bash Shell
13 18 (20.22%) Java
14 16 (17.98%) C++
14 16 (17.98%) VB.NET
15 15 (16.85%) Internet
16 12 (13.48%) Windows
16 12 (13.48%) MySQL
17 11 (12.36%) Finance
17 11 (12.36%) PHP

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 45 (50.56%) Node.js
2 9 (10.11%) nginx
3 3 (3.37%) Apache
4 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.12%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.85%) Internet
2 9 (10.11%) Network Security
3 3 (3.37%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (51.69%) SQL Server
1 46 (51.69%) NoSQL
2 12 (13.48%) MySQL
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 45 (50.56%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.87%) WebDriver
2 7 (7.87%) Ranorex
2 7 (7.87%) Selenium
3 3 (3.37%) Cucumber
3 3 (3.37%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (2.25%) Sahi
4 2 (2.25%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (2.25%) Jasmine
4 2 (2.25%) WATIR
5 1 (1.12%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.12%) JIRA
5 1 (1.12%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (12.36%) Finance
2 4 (4.49%) Advertising
3 3 (3.37%) Retail
4 2 (2.25%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.25%) Automotive
4 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (55.06%) Developer
2 45 (50.56%) .NET Developer
3 12 (13.48%) Tester
4 11 (12.36%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (12.36%) Administrator
5 10 (11.24%) Software Engineer
6 9 (10.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 9 (10.11%) Senior Software Engineer
6 9 (10.11%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 8 (8.99%) Automation Tester
8 5 (5.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.62%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (3.37%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 3 (3.37%) Applications Packager
9 3 (3.37%) Release Engineer
9 3 (3.37%) QA Tester
9 3 (3.37%) Test Engineer
10 2 (2.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (2.25%) Technical Tester
10 2 (2.25%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (51.69%) .NET
1 46 (51.69%) ASP.NET
1 46 (51.69%) ASP.NET MVC
2 45 (50.56%) RESTful
2 45 (50.56%) ASP.NET Web API
3 30 (33.71%) WCF
4 8 (8.99%) Gherkin
5 7 (7.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 7 (7.87%) .NET Framework
6 4 (4.49%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (3.37%) Software Packaging
7 3 (3.37%) Application Packaging
7 3 (3.37%) jQuery
7 3 (3.37%) LAMP
8 2 (2.25%) XML
9 1 (1.12%) Ajax
9 1 (1.12%) HTML
9 1 (1.12%) CSS
9 1 (1.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.25%) User Experience
3 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (24.72%) Linux
2 12 (13.48%) Windows
3 9 (10.11%) Mac OS
3 9 (10.11%) Android
4 2 (2.25%) UNIX
4 2 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.12%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (61.80%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (59.55%) TDD
3 52 (58.43%) BDD
4 46 (51.69%) MVC
5 45 (50.56%) Web Application Development
6 23 (25.84%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (11.24%) Test Automation
8 9 (10.11%) Software Engineering
8 9 (10.11%) Multithreading
9 7 (7.87%) Software Testing
9 7 (7.87%) Regression Testing
10 6 (6.74%) DevOps
11 4 (4.49%) Scrum
11 4 (4.49%) Automation Testing
12 3 (3.37%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (3.37%) Change Control
12 3 (3.37%) Automated Testing
12 3 (3.37%) Configuration Management
13 2 (2.25%) E-Commerce
13 2 (2.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (77.53%) C#
2 29 (32.58%) Python
3 20 (22.47%) VB
4 19 (21.35%) Perl
4 19 (21.35%) Bash Shell
5 18 (20.22%) Java
6 16 (17.98%) C++
6 16 (17.98%) VB.NET
7 11 (12.36%) PHP
8 9 (10.11%) Embedded C
8 9 (10.11%) Embedded C++
8 9 (10.11%) C
8 9 (10.11%) Groovy
9 8 (8.99%) SQL
10 3 (3.37%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.37%) T-SQL
10 3 (3.37%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.25%) F#
Qualifications
1 9 (10.11%) SC Cleared
1 9 (10.11%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.74%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.37%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (3.37%) ISEB
4 1 (1.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.36%) QA
2 9 (10.11%) JTAG
Systems Management
1 9 (10.11%) Puppet
2 5 (5.62%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.37%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 10 (11.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.49%) Facebook
3 3 (3.37%) Remedy
3 3 (3.37%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.25%) Percona
5 1 (1.12%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle
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