The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 108 123 151
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +28
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 34 10 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.48% 0.50% 0.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.26% 0.87% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 30 7 16
Average salary £65,000 £32,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -21.21%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
Ruby
East of England

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

Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1042 1155 1581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 45.44% 57.46% 54.29%
Number of salaries quoted 852 988 1329
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% -8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Watford +6 15 £55,000 +2.32% 1
St Albans - 12 £65,000 - 1
Hertford - 2 £25,000 -
Ruby
East of England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 48 (68.57%) OO
2 45 (64.29%) C#
3 44 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (61.43%) TDD
4 43 (61.43%) BDD
5 39 (55.71%) Git (software)
6 38 (54.29%) RESTful
7 35 (50.00%) MVC
8 31 (44.29%) .NET
9 30 (42.86%) SQL Server
9 30 (42.86%) Google
9 30 (42.86%) NoSQL
10 28 (40.00%) Selenium
11 27 (38.57%) Cucumber
12 26 (37.14%) Node.js
13 25 (35.71%) Facebook
13 25 (35.71%) Web Application Development
13 25 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web API
13 25 (35.71%) Social Media
13 25 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
13 25 (35.71%) WCF
13 25 (35.71%) Yahoo!
13 25 (35.71%) ASP.NET
13 25 (35.71%) Java
13 25 (35.71%) BBC
13 25 (35.71%) Sony
13 25 (35.71%) Apple
14 22 (31.43%) Web Services
15 21 (30.00%) JavaScript
15 21 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 26 (37.14%) Node.js
2 1 (1.43%) Apache
2 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Photoshop
1 3 (4.29%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) Google App Engine
1 5 (7.14%) SaaS
1 5 (7.14%) PaaS
2 2 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) HTTP
1 6 (8.57%) Internet
2 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.43%) DNS
3 1 (1.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 30 (42.86%) NoSQL
2 21 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (20.00%) MySQL
4 9 (12.86%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (7.14%) MongoDB
5 5 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.43%) DB2
Development Applications
1 39 (55.71%) Git (software)
2 28 (40.00%) Selenium
3 27 (38.57%) Cucumber
4 15 (21.43%) Jenkins
5 14 (20.00%) SpecFlow
5 14 (20.00%) Calabash
6 13 (18.57%) JBehave
6 13 (18.57%) WATIR
6 13 (18.57%) JUnit
6 13 (18.57%) NUnit
7 9 (12.86%) RSpec
8 8 (11.43%) Subversion
9 3 (4.29%) TeamCity
9 3 (4.29%) Hudson
10 2 (2.86%) WebDriver
10 2 (2.86%) PHPUnit
10 2 (2.86%) Maven
10 2 (2.86%) JIRA
11 1 (1.43%) Firebug
11 1 (1.43%) Fiddler
General
1 3 (4.29%) Multimedia
1 3 (4.29%) Marketing
2 1 (1.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (61.43%) Developer
2 25 (35.71%) .NET Developer
3 7 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 6 (8.57%) Senior Software Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) Senior Web Developer
4 6 (8.57%) Senior Developer
4 6 (8.57%) Software Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) Web Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) Senior Web Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) Automation Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) Ruby Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Cloud Developer
6 4 (5.71%) QA Leader
6 4 (5.71%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Web Designer
7 3 (4.29%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Designer
7 3 (4.29%) Senior Test Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (54.29%) RESTful
2 31 (44.29%) .NET
3 25 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 25 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
3 25 (35.71%) WCF
3 25 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web API
4 22 (31.43%) Web Services
5 21 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 20 (28.57%) CSS
6 20 (28.57%) HTML
7 17 (24.29%) Ruby on Rails
8 16 (22.86%) XML
9 14 (20.00%) Ajax
9 14 (20.00%) HTML5
10 13 (18.57%) Gherkin
11 10 (14.29%) jQuery
12 7 (10.00%) CakePHP
13 6 (8.57%) REST
13 6 (8.57%) Backbone.js
13 6 (8.57%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (35.71%) BBC
1 25 (35.71%) Social Media
2 19 (27.14%) Open Source
3 5 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.29%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.43%) Online Games
5 1 (1.43%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.57%) Linux
2 4 (5.71%) Mac OS X
3 3 (4.29%) Windows
4 2 (2.86%) UNIX
5 1 (1.43%) AIX
5 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (68.57%) OO
2 44 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (61.43%) TDD
3 43 (61.43%) BDD
4 35 (50.00%) MVC
5 25 (35.71%) Web Application Development
6 13 (18.57%) Test Automation
6 13 (18.57%) Software Testing
6 13 (18.57%) Test Scripting
7 9 (12.86%) UML
8 8 (11.43%) Scrum
9 6 (8.57%) E-Commerce
9 6 (8.57%) Software Engineering
10 5 (7.14%) Automated Testing
10 5 (7.14%) Multithreading
10 5 (7.14%) Manual Testing
11 4 (5.71%) Automation Testing
11 4 (5.71%) Coaching
12 3 (4.29%) DevOps
12 3 (4.29%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 45 (64.29%) C#
2 25 (35.71%) Java
3 21 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 15 (21.43%) Python
5 14 (20.00%) SQL
6 13 (18.57%) PHP
7 5 (7.14%) Groovy
8 3 (4.29%) Perl
9 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.43%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.71%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) Puppet
2 3 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.43%) Ansible
Vendors
1 30 (42.86%) Google
2 25 (35.71%) Facebook
2 25 (35.71%) Yahoo!
2 25 (35.71%) Apple
2 25 (35.71%) Sony
3 2 (2.86%) HP
4 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.43%) VMware
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