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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 106 105 126
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +21
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 40 50 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.77% 2.18% 0.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.51% 4.36% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 32 50 19
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
887 1147 1370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 39.23% 49.96% 54.76%
Number of salaries quoted 709 961 1108
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 +25 15 £65,000 - 2
Welwyn Garden City - 6 £46,500 - 1
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £42,500 -
Potters Bar - 2 £53,750 -
Watford - 2 £35,000 -
Ruby
East of England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 53 (74.65%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (73.24%) Git (software)
3 50 (70.42%) MVC
4 48 (67.61%) C#
4 48 (67.61%) SQL Server
5 47 (66.20%) .NET
5 47 (66.20%) ASP.NET
6 45 (63.38%) TDD
7 44 (61.97%) WCF
7 44 (61.97%) BDD
8 43 (60.56%) NoSQL
8 43 (60.56%) Node.js
8 43 (60.56%) Web Application Development
8 43 (60.56%) ASP.NET Web API
8 43 (60.56%) SQL Server 2014
8 43 (60.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 43 (60.56%) RESTful
8 43 (60.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 31 (43.66%) Google
10 25 (35.21%) Yahoo!
10 25 (35.21%) Social Media
10 25 (35.21%) BBC
10 25 (35.21%) Sony
10 25 (35.21%) Apple
10 25 (35.21%) OO
10 25 (35.21%) Facebook
11 19 (26.76%) Puppet
12 17 (23.94%) Python
13 16 (22.54%) Linux
13 16 (22.54%) .NET Framework

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 43 (60.56%) Node.js
2 8 (11.27%) Apache
3 7 (9.86%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.82%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.41%) CMS
5 1 (1.41%) Drupal
5 1 (1.41%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Magento
1 1 (1.41%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.86%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.82%) GitHub
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.41%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.86%) Firewall
2 6 (8.45%) BIG-IP
2 6 (8.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 6 (8.45%) SSL
2 6 (8.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (67.61%) SQL Server
2 43 (60.56%) NoSQL
2 43 (60.56%) SQL Server 2014
3 10 (14.08%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (8.45%) MongoDB
5 5 (7.04%) RavenDB
6 3 (4.23%) Redis
6 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.41%) DB2
7 1 (1.41%) MySQL
7 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 52 (73.24%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.04%) Subversion
3 4 (5.63%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.82%) GitLab
4 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.41%) Ant
5 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.41%) JIRA
5 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (15.49%) Games
2 6 (8.45%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Financial Institution
3 3 (4.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (74.65%) Developer
2 47 (66.20%) .NET Developer
3 25 (35.21%) Social Media Developer
4 20 (28.17%) ASP.NET Developer
4 20 (28.17%) C# .NET Developer
4 20 (28.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 20 (28.17%) C# Developer
5 16 (22.54%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 12 (16.90%) DevOps Engineer
7 11 (15.49%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 11 (15.49%) Graduate ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (15.49%) Graduate C# .NET Developer
7 11 (15.49%) Graduate C# ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (15.49%) Graduate C# Developer
7 11 (15.49%) Junior .NET Developer
7 11 (15.49%) Junior ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 11 (15.49%) Junior C# .NET Developer
7 11 (15.49%) Junior C# ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (15.49%) Junior C# Developer
7 11 (15.49%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (66.20%) .NET
1 47 (66.20%) ASP.NET
2 44 (61.97%) WCF
3 43 (60.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 43 (60.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 43 (60.56%) ASP.NET Web API
3 43 (60.56%) RESTful
4 16 (22.54%) .NET Framework
4 16 (22.54%) Code First Entity Framework
4 16 (22.54%) Entity Framework
5 8 (11.27%) CSS
5 8 (11.27%) HTML
6 7 (9.86%) Web Services
7 6 (8.45%) LAPP Stack
8 5 (7.04%) AngularJS
8 5 (7.04%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (7.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (5.63%) CSS3
9 4 (5.63%) EJB
9 4 (5.63%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 25 (35.21%) BBC
1 25 (35.21%) Social Media
2 12 (16.90%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (8.45%) Clustering
3 6 (8.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.54%) Linux
2 3 (4.23%) Windows
3 2 (2.82%) CoreOS
3 2 (2.82%) Debian
3 2 (2.82%) FreeBSD
3 2 (2.82%) OpenBSD
3 2 (2.82%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.41%) AIX
4 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (74.65%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (70.42%) MVC
3 45 (63.38%) TDD
4 44 (61.97%) BDD
5 43 (60.56%) Web Application Development
6 25 (35.21%) OO
7 15 (21.13%) DevOps
8 14 (19.72%) Configuration Management
9 7 (9.86%) Open Source
10 6 (8.45%) Business Process Improvement
10 6 (8.45%) Change Control
10 6 (8.45%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (8.45%) Data Protection
10 6 (8.45%) High Availability
10 6 (8.45%) Human Resource Management
10 6 (8.45%) Process Improvement
10 6 (8.45%) Resource Management
10 6 (8.45%) Risk Assessment
10 6 (8.45%) Scrum
10 6 (8.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (67.61%) C#
2 17 (23.94%) Python
3 15 (21.13%) Perl
4 13 (18.31%) JavaScript
5 11 (15.49%) Java
6 10 (14.08%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.63%) SQL
7 4 (5.63%) VB.NET
8 3 (4.23%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.23%) VB
9 1 (1.41%) C
9 1 (1.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (15.49%) Degree
2 6 (8.45%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) ISO 8583
1 6 (8.45%) PCI DSS
2 5 (7.04%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Ceph
1 2 (2.82%) Docker
1 2 (2.82%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 19 (26.76%) Puppet
2 9 (12.68%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (8.45%) Salt
4 3 (4.23%) Ansible
5 2 (2.82%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 31 (43.66%) Google
2 25 (35.21%) Apple
2 25 (35.21%) Facebook
2 25 (35.21%) Sony
2 25 (35.21%) Yahoo!
3 6 (8.45%) F5
4 3 (4.23%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle
6 1 (1.41%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.41%) hybris
6 1 (1.41%) IBM
6 1 (1.41%) SAP
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Company Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Shares, Pension, Health
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Shares, Pension, Health
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado Technology
Salary: £Competitive + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago