The first table below looks at the demand for Ruby 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 over the 3 months to 22 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 Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 112 123 129
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 36 9 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.45% 0.42% 0.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.06% 0.77% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 36 7 22
Average salary £57,500 £47,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,405 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.41% -
Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1177 1173 1448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 47.35% 54.92% 54.89%
Number of salaries quoted 994 941 1193
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Ruby
East of England

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Ruby
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Ruby Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Ruby
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 within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
St Albans - 12 £65,000 - 1
Stevenage +3 7 £52,000 +9.47%
Watford -16 7 £55,000 +69.23% 2
Welwyn Garden City +12 5 £44,000 -12.00%
Ruby
East of England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 39 (70.91%) OO
2 36 (65.45%) TDD
3 35 (63.64%) Git (software)
4 32 (58.18%) C#
5 30 (54.55%) BDD
6 29 (52.73%) MVC
7 27 (49.09%) .NET
8 26 (47.27%) NoSQL
8 26 (47.27%) RESTful
8 26 (47.27%) Google
9 25 (45.45%) SQL Server
10 22 (40.00%) Node.js
11 21 (38.18%) Facebook
11 21 (38.18%) Web Application Development
11 21 (38.18%) SQL Server 2012
11 21 (38.18%) Social Media
11 21 (38.18%) ASP.NET MVC
11 21 (38.18%) Yahoo!
11 21 (38.18%) Sony
11 21 (38.18%) WCF
11 21 (38.18%) ASP.NET
11 21 (38.18%) BBC
11 21 (38.18%) Apple
11 21 (38.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 21 (38.18%) ASP.NET Web API
12 19 (34.55%) JavaScript
12 19 (34.55%) Selenium
13 18 (32.73%) Cucumber
13 18 (32.73%) HTML
13 18 (32.73%) CSS

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 22 (40.00%) Node.js
2 4 (7.27%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.45%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.82%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (5.45%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) Google App Engine
1 5 (9.09%) SaaS
1 5 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) Internet
1 6 (10.91%) HTTP
2 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.82%) DNS
3 1 (1.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (47.27%) NoSQL
2 25 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 21 (38.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (21.82%) MySQL
5 9 (16.36%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (9.09%) Relational Database
6 5 (9.09%) MongoDB
6 5 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.82%) DB2
Development Applications
1 35 (63.64%) Git (software)
2 19 (34.55%) Selenium
3 18 (32.73%) Cucumber
4 11 (20.00%) Subversion
5 9 (16.36%) RSpec
6 8 (14.55%) Jenkins
7 5 (9.09%) Calabash
7 5 (9.09%) SpecFlow
7 5 (9.09%) JBehave
7 5 (9.09%) WATIR
7 5 (9.09%) JUnit
7 5 (9.09%) NUnit
8 3 (5.45%) Mercurial
8 3 (5.45%) Maven
9 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 3 (5.45%) Marketing
1 3 (5.45%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (72.73%) Developer
2 21 (38.18%) .NET Developer
3 7 (12.73%) Web Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Senior Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Software Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Senior Software Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Senior Web Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Web Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Senior Web Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Ruby Developer
6 4 (7.27%) QA Leader
6 4 (7.27%) Cloud Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Designer
7 3 (5.45%) Web Designer
8 1 (1.82%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (1.82%) Test Engineer
8 1 (1.82%) Applications Support Specialist
8 1 (1.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (1.82%) Support Specialist
8 1 (1.82%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (49.09%) .NET
2 26 (47.27%) RESTful
3 21 (38.18%) ASP.NET MVC
3 21 (38.18%) WCF
3 21 (38.18%) ASP.NET
3 21 (38.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 21 (38.18%) ASP.NET Web API
4 18 (32.73%) HTML
4 18 (32.73%) CSS
5 15 (27.27%) Ruby on Rails
6 14 (25.45%) Web Services
7 12 (21.82%) Ajax
7 12 (21.82%) HTML5
8 8 (14.55%) XML
8 8 (14.55%) jQuery
9 6 (10.91%) REST
9 6 (10.91%) Backbone.js
9 6 (10.91%) AngularJS
10 5 (9.09%) Gherkin
10 5 (9.09%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (38.18%) Social Media
1 21 (38.18%) BBC
2 11 (20.00%) Open Source
3 5 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.45%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.82%) Online Games
5 1 (1.82%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.45%) Linux
2 5 (9.09%) UNIX
3 4 (7.27%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.82%) Windows
4 1 (1.82%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (70.91%) OO
2 36 (65.45%) TDD
3 30 (54.55%) BDD
4 29 (52.73%) MVC
5 21 (38.18%) Web Application Development
6 9 (16.36%) UML
7 8 (14.55%) Scrum
7 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (10.91%) Software Engineering
9 5 (9.09%) Test Automation
9 5 (9.09%) Software Testing
9 5 (9.09%) Test Scripting
9 5 (9.09%) Multithreading
9 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce
10 4 (7.27%) Automated Testing
10 4 (7.27%) DevOps
10 4 (7.27%) Automation Testing
11 3 (5.45%) Configuration Management
11 3 (5.45%) Web Design
12 1 (1.82%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (58.18%) C#
2 19 (34.55%) JavaScript
3 18 (32.73%) Python
4 17 (30.91%) Java
5 11 (20.00%) PHP
6 6 (10.91%) SQL
7 5 (9.09%) Groovy
8 2 (3.64%) Perl
8 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.82%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.82%) Ansible
Vendors
1 26 (47.27%) Google
2 21 (38.18%) Facebook
2 21 (38.18%) Yahoo!
2 21 (38.18%) Sony
2 21 (38.18%) Apple
3 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.82%) VMware
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