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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 98 127 138
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +11
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 53 20 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.35% 0.80% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.68% 1.47% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 53 17 8
Average salary £50,000 £65,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +62.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £27,500 £39,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +16.43%
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
1132 1363 1357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 50.27% 54.65% 51.34%
Number of salaries quoted 953 1102 1175
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 +25 17 £50,000 -4.30%
St Albans -9 13 £65,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 12 £45,000 -
Royston - 1 £35,000 -
Ruby
East of England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 75 (75.76%) Git (software)
2 73 (73.74%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (54.55%) TDD
4 49 (49.49%) BDD
5 47 (47.47%) MVC
5 47 (47.47%) C#
6 44 (44.44%) OO
7 39 (39.39%) RESTful
8 38 (38.38%) .NET
8 38 (38.38%) ASP.NET
9 34 (34.34%) JavaScript
9 34 (34.34%) Selenium
9 34 (34.34%) ASP.NET MVC
9 34 (34.34%) ASP.NET Web API
10 33 (33.33%) SQL Server
11 31 (31.31%) Web Application Development
11 31 (31.31%) Node.js
12 30 (30.30%) NoSQL
12 30 (30.30%) CSS
12 30 (30.30%) HTML
12 30 (30.30%) Java
12 30 (30.30%) XML
13 28 (28.28%) jQuery
14 27 (27.27%) WCF
15 26 (26.26%) Yahoo!
15 26 (26.26%) Google
15 26 (26.26%) Ruby on Rails
15 26 (26.26%) Sony
15 26 (26.26%) BBC
15 26 (26.26%) Apple

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 31 (31.31%) Node.js
2 13 (13.13%) WebLogic
2 13 (13.13%) JBoss
2 13 (13.13%) WebSphere
3 5 (5.05%) SAS
3 5 (5.05%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 6 (6.06%) Photoshop
1 6 (6.06%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (5.05%) CPLEX
2 5 (5.05%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.03%) SaaS
1 3 (3.03%) GitHub
2 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.01%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 30 (30.30%) NoSQL
3 6 (6.06%) MySQL
4 5 (5.05%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.05%) Big Data
4 5 (5.05%) Data Mining
4 5 (5.05%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.03%) RavenDB
5 3 (3.03%) Neo4j
6 2 (2.02%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.01%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 75 (75.76%) Git (software)
2 34 (34.34%) Selenium
3 23 (23.23%) JUnit
4 21 (21.21%) Cucumber
5 15 (15.15%) Subversion
6 13 (13.13%) NUnit
6 13 (13.13%) JIRA
6 13 (13.13%) Ant
7 11 (11.11%) Jenkins
8 10 (10.10%) SpecFlow
9 9 (9.09%) RSpec
9 9 (9.09%) JBehave
9 9 (9.09%) WATIR
9 9 (9.09%) Calabash
10 4 (4.04%) TeamCity
11 3 (3.03%) WebDriver
11 3 (3.03%) Jasmine
11 3 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (1.01%) Hudson
12 1 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (15.15%) Marketing
2 6 (6.06%) Multimedia
3 5 (5.05%) Retail
3 5 (5.05%) Finance
4 3 (3.03%) Legal
5 1 (1.01%) Games
Job Titles
1 77 (77.78%) Developer
2 34 (34.34%) .NET Developer
3 16 (16.16%) Software Engineer
4 15 (15.15%) Front-End Developer
5 14 (14.14%) Java Developer
6 13 (13.13%) Java Software Engineer
7 12 (12.12%) Senior Developer
7 12 (12.12%) Ruby Developer
8 9 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 9 (9.09%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 9 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (9.09%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 6 (6.06%) Test Engineer
10 5 (5.05%) Data Scientist
11 4 (4.04%) Automation Engineer
12 3 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
12 3 (3.03%) Test Automation Engineer
12 3 (3.03%) .NET Software Developer
12 3 (3.03%) Automation Analyst
12 3 (3.03%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (39.39%) RESTful
2 38 (38.38%) .NET
2 38 (38.38%) ASP.NET
3 34 (34.34%) ASP.NET MVC
3 34 (34.34%) ASP.NET Web API
4 30 (30.30%) CSS
4 30 (30.30%) XML
4 30 (30.30%) HTML
5 28 (28.28%) jQuery
6 27 (27.27%) WCF
7 26 (26.26%) Ruby on Rails
8 24 (24.24%) HTML5
8 24 (24.24%) CSS3
9 15 (15.15%) JSON
10 14 (14.14%) AngularJS
11 13 (13.13%) PhoneGap
11 13 (13.13%) Web Services
12 9 (9.09%) Backbone.js
12 9 (9.09%) Gherkin
12 9 (9.09%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 26 (26.26%) BBC
1 26 (26.26%) Social Media
2 22 (22.22%) Open Source
3 8 (8.08%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.06%) Smartphone
5 5 (5.05%) Statistics
5 5 (5.05%) Informatics
5 5 (5.05%) Mathematics
5 5 (5.05%) Applied Mathematics
5 5 (5.05%) Physics
5 5 (5.05%) Chemistry
5 5 (5.05%) Psychology
5 5 (5.05%) Visualisation
5 5 (5.05%) Artificial Intelligence
5 5 (5.05%) Neural Network
5 5 (5.05%) Economics
5 5 (5.05%) Digital Media
5 5 (5.05%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.02%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.06%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.01%) Windows
2 1 (1.01%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (73.74%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (54.55%) TDD
3 49 (49.49%) BDD
4 47 (47.47%) MVC
5 44 (44.44%) OO
6 31 (31.31%) Web Application Development
7 14 (14.14%) OOP
7 14 (14.14%) SOA
8 13 (13.13%) Software Engineering
8 13 (13.13%) Web Development
8 13 (13.13%) Mobile Development
9 12 (12.12%) Test Automation
10 9 (9.09%) Test Scripting
10 9 (9.09%) Software Testing
10 9 (9.09%) UML
11 6 (6.06%) E-Commerce
11 6 (6.06%) Web Design
12 5 (5.05%) Econometrics
12 5 (5.05%) Data Analysis
12 5 (5.05%) Bioinformatics
Programming Languages
1 47 (47.47%) C#
2 34 (34.34%) JavaScript
3 30 (30.30%) Java
4 22 (22.22%) PHP
5 18 (18.18%) Python
6 16 (16.16%) SQL
7 5 (5.05%) C++
7 5 (5.05%) MATLAB
7 5 (5.05%) Clojure
7 5 (5.05%) R
8 2 (2.02%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.01%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (6.06%) Degree
2 5 (5.05%) PhD
3 2 (2.02%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (4.04%) Puppet
1 4 (4.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (26.26%) Apple
1 26 (26.26%) Sony
1 26 (26.26%) Yahoo!
1 26 (26.26%) Google
1 26 (26.26%) Facebook
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.01%) HP
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago