The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 60 56 98
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +42
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 47 34 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.18% 3.69% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.12% 5.68% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 34 34 0
Average salary £47,500 £29,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+59.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
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 Gloucestershire region.

Programming Languages Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
660 599 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 58.67% 65.04% 68.18%
Number of salaries quoted 511 528 586
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Ruby
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Ruby Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Ruby
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
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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
Cheltenham -2 20 £30,000 +42.85%
Gloucester -3 14 £55,000 +29.41%
Stroud - 3 £29,500 -
Ruby
South West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 48 (69.57%) Python
2 40 (57.97%) Linux
3 36 (52.17%) Java
4 35 (50.72%) C++
5 32 (46.38%) HTML
6 30 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (42.03%) C#
8 26 (37.68%) HTML5
9 25 (36.23%) Perl
10 24 (34.78%) Software Engineering
11 23 (33.33%) Security Cleared
11 23 (33.33%) Git (software)
11 23 (33.33%) JavaScript
11 23 (33.33%) C
11 23 (33.33%) Node.js
12 22 (31.88%) SC Cleared
13 21 (30.43%) CSS
14 19 (27.54%) DV Cleared
15 18 (26.09%) .NET
15 18 (26.09%) Oracle
15 18 (26.09%) SQL Server
15 18 (26.09%) TCP/IP
16 17 (24.64%) Windows
16 17 (24.64%) jQuery
17 16 (23.19%) MySQL
17 16 (23.19%) CSS3
18 15 (21.74%) Visualisation
18 15 (21.74%) ASP.NET
19 14 (20.29%) J2EE
19 14 (20.29%) MVC

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 23 (33.33%) Node.js
2 12 (17.39%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.90%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (26.09%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.25%) Wireshark
3 4 (5.80%) DNS
3 4 (5.80%) HTTP
4 3 (4.35%) Internet
4 3 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.45%) 3G
5 1 (1.45%) SDH
5 1 (1.45%) 2G
5 1 (1.45%) 2.5G
5 1 (1.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 16 (23.19%) MySQL
3 14 (20.29%) MongoDB
4 12 (17.39%) Relational Database
4 12 (17.39%) Big Data
4 12 (17.39%) RDBMS
5 11 (15.94%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.90%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 23 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 11 (15.94%) ClearCase
3 4 (5.80%) Selenium
4 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.90%) Maven
5 2 (2.90%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.90%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.90%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.45%) Gerrit
6 1 (1.45%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.45%) JUnit
6 1 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.45%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.45%) TestNG
6 1 (1.45%) NUnit
6 1 (1.45%) Subversion
General
1 11 (15.94%) Advertising
1 11 (15.94%) Military
2 4 (5.80%) Electronics
3 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.35%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.90%) Finance
4 2 (2.90%) Marketing
4 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (56.52%) Developer
2 28 (40.58%) Software Engineer
3 18 (26.09%) Software Developer
4 11 (15.94%) Analyst
4 11 (15.94%) .NET Developer
5 8 (11.59%) C++ Developer
6 6 (8.70%) Programmer
7 5 (7.25%) C++ Software Developer
8 4 (5.80%) C++ Programmer
8 4 (5.80%) Network Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Software Programmer
8 4 (5.80%) Test Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Web Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Tester
9 3 (4.35%) Security Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) C# Developer
10 2 (2.90%) Senior Security Analyst
10 2 (2.90%) Lead Software Engineer
10 2 (2.90%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (46.38%) HTML
2 26 (37.68%) HTML5
3 21 (30.43%) CSS
4 18 (26.09%) .NET
5 17 (24.64%) jQuery
6 16 (23.19%) CSS3
7 15 (21.74%) ASP.NET
8 14 (20.29%) J2EE
8 14 (20.29%) Hibernate
8 14 (20.29%) Entity Framework
9 12 (17.39%) Apache Camel
9 12 (17.39%) Spring
9 12 (17.39%) Middleware
10 11 (15.94%) .NET Framework
10 11 (15.94%) WCF
10 11 (15.94%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (15.94%) RESTful
10 11 (15.94%) REST
10 11 (15.94%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (14.49%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.74%) Visualisation
2 12 (17.39%) PKI
3 11 (15.94%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.80%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.90%) DTV
5 2 (2.90%) Open Source
6 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.45%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 40 (57.97%) Linux
2 17 (24.64%) Windows
3 9 (13.04%) UNIX
4 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.90%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (34.78%) Software Engineering
3 14 (20.29%) MVC
3 14 (20.29%) Scrum
3 14 (20.29%) DevOps
4 13 (18.84%) Cyber Security
5 12 (17.39%) Data Analytics
5 12 (17.39%) Analytics
5 12 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (17.39%) Big Data Analytics
5 12 (17.39%) Information Security
6 11 (15.94%) TDD
6 11 (15.94%) Computer Forensics
6 11 (15.94%) BDD
6 11 (15.94%) Web Application Development
7 10 (14.49%) Time Management
7 10 (14.49%) Configuration Management
8 7 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (5.80%) Test Scripting
9 4 (5.80%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 48 (69.57%) Python
2 36 (52.17%) Java
3 35 (50.72%) C++
4 29 (42.03%) C#
5 25 (36.23%) Perl
6 23 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 23 (33.33%) C
7 11 (15.94%) Assembly Language
7 11 (15.94%) SQL
7 11 (15.94%) Bash Shell
8 7 (10.14%) PHP
9 4 (5.80%) PowerShell
10 3 (4.35%) Lua
11 2 (2.90%) R
12 1 (1.45%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 23 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 22 (31.88%) SC Cleared
3 19 (27.54%) DV Cleared
4 9 (13.04%) Degree
5 2 (2.90%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.90%) ISEB
6 1 (1.45%) PhD
System Software
1 12 (17.39%) Hyper-V
1 12 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.80%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (26.09%) Oracle
2 12 (17.39%) VMware
3 11 (15.94%) Facebook
4 10 (14.49%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.90%) SAP