The first table below looks at the demand for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Halifax region.

Location
3 months to
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 35 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 1 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 0.42% 0.72% 4.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.27% 1.72% 9.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 10
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -7.35%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Programming Languages Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
79 58 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 33.47% 41.73% 52.86%
Number of salaries quoted 74 48 79
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £43,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Ruby
West Yorkshire

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Ruby
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Ruby Salary Trend in Halifax

Ruby
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (75.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (75.00%) Sass
2 3 (75.00%) LESS
2 3 (75.00%) CoffeeScript
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Grunt
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) nginx
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) Varnish
3 1 (25.00%) Capistrano
3 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) CruiseControl
3 1 (25.00%) Advertising
3 1 (25.00%) LAMP
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) PHP

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 1 (25.00%) nginx
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
1 3 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) CruiseControl
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) Grunt
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 3 (75.00%) Sass
1 3 (75.00%) LESS
2 1 (25.00%) LAMP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) CoffeeScript
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Twitter