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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 109 125 144
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +19
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 35 9 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.49% 0.44% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.22% 0.79% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 32 7 17
Average salary £65,000 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -23.52%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
1086 1136 1553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 46.37% 56.13% 53.79%
Number of salaries quoted 891 959 1280
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 2 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 2 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
St Albans - 13 £65,000 - 1
Watford -2 11 £55,000 +2.32% 6
Welwyn Garden City +10 2 £44,000 -12.00% 1
Stevenage +3 2 £52,250 +60.76%
Hertford - 1 £25,000 -
Ruby
East of England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 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 46 (70.77%) OO
2 42 (64.62%) TDD
3 41 (63.08%) C#
4 39 (60.00%) Git (software)
4 39 (60.00%) BDD
5 34 (52.31%) RESTful
5 34 (52.31%) MVC
6 31 (47.69%) .NET
7 30 (46.15%) SQL Server
7 30 (46.15%) Google
7 30 (46.15%) NoSQL
8 26 (40.00%) Node.js
9 25 (38.46%) Facebook
9 25 (38.46%) Web Application Development
9 25 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
9 25 (38.46%) Yahoo!
9 25 (38.46%) WCF
9 25 (38.46%) Social Media
9 25 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (38.46%) ASP.NET
9 25 (38.46%) BBC
9 25 (38.46%) Sony
9 25 (38.46%) Apple
10 24 (36.92%) Selenium
11 23 (35.38%) Cucumber
11 23 (35.38%) SQL Server 2012
11 23 (35.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 21 (32.31%) Java
13 20 (30.77%) JavaScript
14 19 (29.23%) HTML

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (40.00%) Node.js
2 2 (3.08%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.54%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.54%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Photoshop
1 3 (4.62%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.69%) Google App Engine
1 5 (7.69%) SaaS
1 5 (7.69%) PaaS
2 1 (1.54%) GitHub
2 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) HTTP
1 6 (9.23%) Internet
2 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.54%) DNS
3 1 (1.54%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (46.15%) SQL Server
1 30 (46.15%) NoSQL
2 23 (35.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (20.00%) MySQL
4 9 (13.85%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (7.69%) MongoDB
5 5 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (7.69%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.54%) DB2
Development Applications
1 39 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 24 (36.92%) Selenium
3 23 (35.38%) Cucumber
4 11 (16.92%) Jenkins
5 10 (15.38%) SpecFlow
5 10 (15.38%) Calabash
6 9 (13.85%) RSpec
6 9 (13.85%) JBehave
6 9 (13.85%) WATIR
6 9 (13.85%) JUnit
6 9 (13.85%) NUnit
6 9 (13.85%) Subversion
7 2 (3.08%) Maven
7 2 (3.08%) JIRA
7 2 (3.08%) TeamCity
7 2 (3.08%) WebDriver
7 2 (3.08%) Hudson
8 1 (1.54%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.54%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.54%) Firebug
General
1 3 (4.62%) Multimedia
1 3 (4.62%) Marketing
2 1 (1.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (66.15%) Developer
2 25 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 7 (10.77%) Web Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Senior Web Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Senior Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Senior Software Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Software Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Web Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Senior Web Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Ruby Developer
6 4 (6.15%) QA Leader
6 4 (6.15%) Cloud Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Designer
7 3 (4.62%) Web Designer
8 2 (3.08%) Test Engineer
9 1 (1.54%) Systems Administrator
9 1 (1.54%) Applications Specialist
9 1 (1.54%) Applications Support Specialist
9 1 (1.54%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (52.31%) RESTful
2 31 (47.69%) .NET
3 25 (38.46%) ASP.NET
3 25 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
3 25 (38.46%) WCF
3 25 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
4 23 (35.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 19 (29.23%) HTML
5 19 (29.23%) CSS
6 18 (27.69%) Web Services
7 16 (24.62%) Ruby on Rails
8 13 (20.00%) Ajax
8 13 (20.00%) HTML5
9 12 (18.46%) XML
10 9 (13.85%) jQuery
10 9 (13.85%) Gherkin
11 6 (9.23%) AngularJS
11 6 (9.23%) REST
11 6 (9.23%) Backbone.js
11 6 (9.23%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (38.46%) BBC
1 25 (38.46%) Social Media
2 15 (23.08%) Open Source
3 5 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.62%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.54%) Online Games
5 1 (1.54%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (6.15%) Mac OS X
3 3 (4.62%) UNIX
4 2 (3.08%) Windows
5 1 (1.54%) AIX
5 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (70.77%) OO
2 42 (64.62%) TDD
3 39 (60.00%) BDD
4 34 (52.31%) MVC
5 25 (38.46%) Web Application Development
6 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (13.85%) Software Testing
7 9 (13.85%) Test Scripting
7 9 (13.85%) UML
7 9 (13.85%) Test Automation
8 8 (12.31%) Scrum
9 6 (9.23%) E-Commerce
9 6 (9.23%) Software Engineering
10 5 (7.69%) Automated Testing
10 5 (7.69%) Multithreading
10 5 (7.69%) Manual Testing
11 4 (6.15%) Automation Testing
11 4 (6.15%) Coaching
12 3 (4.62%) DevOps
12 3 (4.62%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 41 (63.08%) C#
2 21 (32.31%) Java
3 20 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 16 (24.62%) Python
5 12 (18.46%) PHP
6 10 (15.38%) SQL
7 5 (7.69%) Groovy
8 3 (4.62%) Perl
9 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.54%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 5 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) Puppet
2 2 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.54%) Ansible
Vendors
1 30 (46.15%) Google
2 25 (38.46%) Facebook
2 25 (38.46%) Yahoo!
2 25 (38.46%) Apple
2 25 (38.46%) Sony
3 1 (1.54%) VMware
3 1 (1.54%) HP
3 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
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