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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 122 115 136
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +21
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 35 35 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.47% 1.34% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.06% 2.74% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 34 35 7
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £44,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £71,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
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
1142 1276 1193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 48.10% 48.91% 52.19%
Number of salaries quoted 959 1069 949
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £31,000 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 July 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 2 July 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 -20 13 £65,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 9 £45,000 - 1
Stevenage +6 4 £50,000 -3.84% 2
Watford 0 2 £75,000 +36.36%
Potters Bar - 2 £40,000 - 1
Royston - 2 £38,750 - 1
Broxbourne - 1 £47,500 - 1
Hitchin - 1 £55,000 -
Ruby
East of England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 78 (84.78%) Git (software)
2 74 (80.43%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (55.43%) TDD
4 49 (53.26%) MVC
5 40 (43.48%) JavaScript
6 38 (41.30%) HTML
6 38 (41.30%) BDD
7 37 (40.22%) CSS
7 37 (40.22%) OO
7 37 (40.22%) jQuery
8 34 (36.96%) PHP
9 31 (33.70%) HTML5
10 30 (32.61%) CSS3
10 30 (32.61%) Selenium
11 29 (31.52%) C#
11 29 (31.52%) .NET
11 29 (31.52%) ASP.NET
11 29 (31.52%) Node.js
11 29 (31.52%) ASP.NET MVC
11 29 (31.52%) ASP.NET Web API
12 28 (30.43%) NoSQL
12 28 (30.43%) Web Application Development
12 28 (30.43%) Python
12 28 (30.43%) SQL Server
12 28 (30.43%) RESTful
12 28 (30.43%) Google
13 27 (29.35%) Ruby on Rails
13 27 (29.35%) WCF
14 26 (28.26%) Yahoo!
14 26 (28.26%) XML

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 29 (31.52%) Node.js
2 20 (21.74%) WebSphere
2 20 (21.74%) WebLogic
2 20 (21.74%) JBoss
3 2 (2.17%) Apache Pig
3 2 (2.17%) SAS
4 1 (1.09%) Drupal
4 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.09%) MQSeries
Applications
1 7 (7.61%) Photoshop
1 7 (7.61%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.17%) CPLEX
2 2 (2.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.61%) Internet
2 1 (1.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (30.43%) SQL Server
1 28 (30.43%) NoSQL
2 7 (7.61%) MySQL
3 2 (2.17%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.17%) Big Data
3 2 (2.17%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.17%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.09%) DB2
4 1 (1.09%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 78 (84.78%) Git (software)
2 30 (32.61%) Selenium
3 21 (22.83%) Ant
3 21 (22.83%) JUnit
4 20 (21.74%) JIRA
5 18 (19.57%) Subversion
6 10 (10.87%) RSpec
6 10 (10.87%) Cucumber
7 4 (4.35%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.09%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.09%) NUnit
General
1 15 (16.30%) Marketing
2 6 (6.52%) Multimedia
3 4 (4.35%) Games
4 3 (3.26%) Retail
5 2 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 81 (88.04%) Developer
2 28 (30.43%) .NET Developer
3 24 (26.09%) Software Engineer
4 21 (22.83%) Java Developer
5 20 (21.74%) Java Software Engineer
6 16 (17.39%) Front-End Developer
7 12 (13.04%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 12 (13.04%) Ruby Developer
8 9 (9.78%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (9.78%) Senior Developer
8 9 (9.78%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 9 (9.78%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 4 (4.35%) Automation Analyst
9 4 (4.35%) QA Analyst
9 4 (4.35%) Analyst
9 4 (4.35%) Test Analyst
9 4 (4.35%) Software Test Analyst
9 4 (4.35%) Software Test Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Test Engineer
10 3 (3.26%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (41.30%) HTML
2 37 (40.22%) CSS
2 37 (40.22%) jQuery
3 31 (33.70%) HTML5
4 30 (32.61%) CSS3
5 29 (31.52%) .NET
5 29 (31.52%) ASP.NET
5 29 (31.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 29 (31.52%) ASP.NET Web API
6 28 (30.43%) RESTful
7 27 (29.35%) Ruby on Rails
7 27 (29.35%) WCF
8 26 (28.26%) XML
9 21 (22.83%) AngularJS
10 20 (21.74%) JSON
10 20 (21.74%) PhoneGap
11 9 (9.78%) Backbone.js
11 9 (9.78%) Ember.js
12 8 (8.70%) Web Services
13 7 (7.61%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 26 (28.26%) BBC
1 26 (28.26%) Social Media
2 7 (7.61%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.17%) Statistics
3 2 (2.17%) Informatics
3 2 (2.17%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.17%) Applied Mathematics
3 2 (2.17%) Physics
3 2 (2.17%) Chemistry
3 2 (2.17%) Psychology
3 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.17%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.17%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.17%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.17%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (2.17%) Neural Network
3 2 (2.17%) Economics
4 1 (1.09%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.61%) Mac OS X
2 4 (4.35%) Linux
3 1 (1.09%) Android
3 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.09%) UNIX
3 1 (1.09%) Windows
3 1 (1.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (80.43%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (55.43%) TDD
3 49 (53.26%) MVC
4 38 (41.30%) BDD
5 37 (40.22%) OO
6 28 (30.43%) Web Application Development
7 22 (23.91%) Open Source
8 21 (22.83%) OOP
8 21 (22.83%) SOA
9 20 (21.74%) Software Engineering
9 20 (21.74%) Web Development
9 20 (21.74%) Mobile Development
10 10 (10.87%) UML
11 6 (6.52%) Scrum
11 6 (6.52%) Web Design
12 5 (5.43%) E-Commerce
13 4 (4.35%) Automated Testing
13 4 (4.35%) Manual Testing
13 4 (4.35%) Test Automation
13 4 (4.35%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (43.48%) JavaScript
2 34 (36.96%) PHP
3 29 (31.52%) C#
4 28 (30.43%) Python
5 25 (27.17%) Java
6 3 (3.26%) Perl
6 3 (3.26%) SQL
7 2 (2.17%) C++
7 2 (2.17%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.17%) Clojure
7 2 (2.17%) R
7 2 (2.17%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.09%) Jython
8 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.09%) VBScript
8 1 (1.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (2.17%) PhD
1 2 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.26%) Puppet
3 1 (1.09%) Ansible
Vendors
1 28 (30.43%) Google
2 26 (28.26%) Facebook
2 26 (28.26%) Apple
2 26 (28.26%) Sony
2 26 (28.26%) Yahoo!
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle
3 2 (2.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.09%) hybris
4 1 (1.09%) IBM
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-45k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Networking People
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent staff benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago