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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 98 110 122
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +12
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 51 34 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.12% 1.46% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.20% 3.15% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 50 31 6
Average salary £47,500 £65,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.92% +100.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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
1215 1080 1143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 50.48% 46.51% 56.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1089 894 961
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +7.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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 4 September 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 4 September 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
St Albans -14 11 £65,000 - 2
Potters Bar - 11 £40,000 -
Broxbourne - 8 £47,500 - 2
Hemel Hempstead - 6 £45,000 - 1
Royston - 3 £42,500 -
Stevenage +4 1 £55,000 +5.26%
Watford -14 1 - - 1
Ruby
East of England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 67 (72.83%) Git (software)
2 65 (70.65%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (52.17%) MVC
4 43 (46.74%) TDD
5 39 (42.39%) BDD
6 38 (41.30%) SQL Server
7 36 (39.13%) .NET
7 36 (39.13%) ASP.NET
7 36 (39.13%) C#
7 36 (39.13%) NoSQL
7 36 (39.13%) Node.js
8 35 (38.04%) HTML
8 35 (38.04%) OO
8 35 (38.04%) Google
9 33 (35.87%) Python
10 32 (34.78%) JavaScript
10 32 (34.78%) RESTful
10 32 (34.78%) ASP.NET MVC
10 32 (34.78%) WCF
10 32 (34.78%) Web Application Development
10 32 (34.78%) ASP.NET Web API
11 30 (32.61%) jQuery
12 26 (28.26%) PHP
12 26 (28.26%) CSS
13 25 (27.17%) XML
14 24 (26.09%) BBC
14 24 (26.09%) Sony
14 24 (26.09%) Apple
14 24 (26.09%) Selenium
14 24 (26.09%) Yahoo!

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 36 (39.13%) Node.js
2 16 (17.39%) WebLogic
2 16 (17.39%) JBoss
2 16 (17.39%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.17%) CMS
3 2 (2.17%) WordPress
3 2 (2.17%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.09%) Drupal
4 1 (1.09%) Apache
4 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.09%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (6.52%) Photoshop
1 6 (6.52%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.13%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (11.96%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.17%) PaaS
3 2 (2.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.52%) HTTP
2 5 (5.43%) Internet
3 2 (2.17%) DNS
3 2 (2.17%) SSL
4 1 (1.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (41.30%) SQL Server
2 36 (39.13%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.43%) MySQL
4 2 (2.17%) Big Data
4 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.17%) Couchbase
4 2 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.17%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.17%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.09%) DB2
Development Applications
1 67 (72.83%) Git (software)
2 24 (26.09%) Selenium
3 19 (20.65%) Ant
4 18 (19.57%) JIRA
5 16 (17.39%) JUnit
6 15 (16.30%) Subversion
7 14 (15.22%) Jenkins
8 8 (8.70%) Cucumber
9 4 (4.35%) RSpec
9 4 (4.35%) Eclipse
9 4 (4.35%) HP UFT
9 4 (4.35%) LoadRunner
9 4 (4.35%) JMeter
10 2 (2.17%) Maven
10 2 (2.17%) Hudson
General
1 8 (8.70%) Retail
1 8 (8.70%) Marketing
2 7 (7.61%) Games
3 5 (5.43%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 66 (71.74%) Developer
2 32 (34.78%) .NET Developer
3 20 (21.74%) Software Engineer
4 16 (17.39%) Java Developer
4 16 (17.39%) Java Software Engineer
5 11 (11.96%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (9.78%) Front-End Developer
7 6 (6.52%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 5 (5.43%) Architect
9 4 (4.35%) Tester
9 4 (4.35%) Analyst
9 4 (4.35%) Test Analyst
9 4 (4.35%) Software Test Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Test Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) QA Analyst
9 4 (4.35%) Automation Tester
9 4 (4.35%) Automation Analyst
9 4 (4.35%) Software Test Analyst
10 3 (3.26%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 3 (3.26%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (39.13%) .NET
1 36 (39.13%) ASP.NET
2 35 (38.04%) HTML
3 32 (34.78%) WCF
3 32 (34.78%) RESTful
3 32 (34.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 32 (34.78%) ASP.NET Web API
4 30 (32.61%) jQuery
5 26 (28.26%) CSS
6 25 (27.17%) XML
7 22 (23.91%) JSON
8 21 (22.83%) HTML5
9 20 (21.74%) CSS3
10 17 (18.48%) Web Services
11 16 (17.39%) PhoneGap
11 16 (17.39%) AngularJS
12 15 (16.30%) Ruby on Rails
13 8 (8.70%) Ajax
14 4 (4.35%) .NET Framework
15 3 (3.26%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.09%) BBC
1 24 (26.09%) Social Media
2 8 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.52%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.17%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.17%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.17%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.13%) Linux
2 6 (6.52%) Mac OS X
3 5 (5.43%) UNIX
4 3 (3.26%) Windows
5 1 (1.09%) AIX
5 1 (1.09%) Android
5 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (70.65%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (52.17%) MVC
3 43 (46.74%) TDD
4 39 (42.39%) BDD
5 35 (38.04%) OO
6 32 (34.78%) Web Application Development
7 22 (23.91%) Software Engineering
8 18 (19.57%) SOA
8 18 (19.57%) Open Source
8 18 (19.57%) Web Development
9 16 (17.39%) OOP
9 16 (17.39%) Mobile Development
10 13 (14.13%) DevOps
10 13 (14.13%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (11.96%) Configuration Management
11 11 (11.96%) Scrum
12 8 (8.70%) Automated Testing
12 8 (8.70%) Test Automation
13 5 (5.43%) Web Design
14 4 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 36 (39.13%) C#
2 33 (35.87%) Python
3 32 (34.78%) JavaScript
4 26 (28.26%) PHP
5 21 (22.83%) Java
6 13 (14.13%) Perl
7 11 (11.96%) Bash Shell
8 5 (5.43%) SQL
9 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.17%) VBScript
9 2 (2.17%) VB
9 2 (2.17%) Apple Swift
9 2 (2.17%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.17%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.09%) Jython
Qualifications
1 8 (8.70%) Degree
2 4 (4.35%) ISEB
2 4 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (15.22%) Puppet
2 13 (14.13%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.26%) Ansible
4 2 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (38.04%) Google
2 24 (26.09%) Apple
2 24 (26.09%) Sony
2 24 (26.09%) Yahoo!
2 24 (26.09%) Facebook
3 9 (9.78%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.26%) Oracle
5 2 (2.17%) Splunk
6 1 (1.09%) hybris
6 1 (1.09%) IBM
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Noir Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago