The first table below looks at the demand for Ruby on Rails skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 9 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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 142 127 139
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 12 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.48% 0.31% 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.35% 0.81% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 11
Average salary £52,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.57% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £31,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,450 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -7.22%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
886 861 1023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 35.12% 38.63% 40.92%
Number of salaries quoted 751 707 835
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Ruby on Rails
East of England

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ruby on Rails Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Ruby on Rails
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Ruby on Rails Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Ruby on Rails
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 9 July 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
Stevenage +2 7 £52,000 +9.47%
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £44,000 -
Ruby on Rails
East of England

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Ruby on Rails 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 on Rails.

1 15 (100.00%) Ruby
2 13 (86.67%) HTML
2 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
2 13 (86.67%) CSS
3 12 (80.00%) OO
3 12 (80.00%) Python
4 10 (66.67%) MySQL
4 10 (66.67%) TDD
5 8 (53.33%) Subversion
5 8 (53.33%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (53.33%) Selenium
5 8 (53.33%) Web Services
5 8 (53.33%) Linux
5 8 (53.33%) UML
5 8 (53.33%) Ajax
5 8 (53.33%) RSpec
5 8 (53.33%) HTML5
5 8 (53.33%) Cucumber
5 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
6 7 (46.67%) MVC
6 7 (46.67%) PHP
6 7 (46.67%) Java
7 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 5 (33.33%) CakePHP
7 5 (33.33%) Grails
7 5 (33.33%) jQuery
7 5 (33.33%) Multithreading
7 5 (33.33%) Groovy
7 5 (33.33%) .NET
7 5 (33.33%) C#

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Ruby on Rails 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 on Rails. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Google App Engine
1 5 (33.33%) SaaS
1 5 (33.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) HTTP
2 2 (13.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) MySQL
2 8 (53.33%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 5 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Subversion
1 8 (53.33%) Selenium
1 8 (53.33%) RSpec
1 8 (53.33%) Cucumber
1 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Web Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Web Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Ruby Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Web Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Web Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Software Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) HTML
1 13 (86.67%) CSS
2 8 (53.33%) Web Services
2 8 (53.33%) Ajax
2 8 (53.33%) HTML5
3 5 (33.33%) CakePHP
3 5 (33.33%) Grails
3 5 (33.33%) jQuery
3 5 (33.33%) .NET
3 5 (33.33%) REST
3 5 (33.33%) Backbone.js
3 5 (33.33%) Ember.js
3 5 (33.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Open Source
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) OO
2 10 (66.67%) TDD
3 8 (53.33%) UML
4 7 (46.67%) MVC
5 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 5 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Ruby
2 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
3 12 (80.00%) Python
4 7 (46.67%) PHP
4 7 (46.67%) Java
5 5 (33.33%) Groovy
5 5 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Google