The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank - 24 25
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 0 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax - 4.29% 5.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 6.82% 11.46%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 11
Average salary - £27,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -19.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
Ruby
West Yorkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
60 88 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 38.71% 62.86% 49.74%
Number of salaries quoted 60 78 81
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 28 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 18 September 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%) CoffeeScript
2 3 (75.00%) Sass
2 3 (75.00%) LESS
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Grunt
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter
3 1 (25.00%) Advertising
3 1 (25.00%) LAMP
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%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) CruiseControl
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) PHP

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) Grunt
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) CruiseControl
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 3 (75.00%) Sass
1 3 (75.00%) LESS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) LAMP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) CoffeeScript
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Twitter