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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 108 122 139
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +17
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 43 26 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.92% 1.03% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.94% 1.94% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 42 25 8
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +18.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £34,100 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £58,250
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
1091 1341 1214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 48.60% 53.13% 49.43%
Number of salaries quoted 895 1096 1013
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 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Stevenage +18 12 £47,500 -8.65% 3
Hemel Hempstead - 9 £45,000 -
Watford - 2 £75,000 - 1
Hitchin - 1 £55,000 -
Royston - 1 £35,000 -
Ruby
East of England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (80.41%) Git (software)
2 73 (75.26%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (55.67%) TDD
4 49 (50.52%) MVC
5 45 (46.39%) BDD
6 41 (42.27%) OO
7 40 (41.24%) C#
8 38 (39.18%) JavaScript
9 35 (36.08%) .NET
9 35 (36.08%) ASP.NET
9 35 (36.08%) RESTful
10 34 (35.05%) ASP.NET MVC
10 34 (35.05%) ASP.NET Web API
10 34 (35.05%) HTML
11 33 (34.02%) SQL Server
11 33 (34.02%) CSS
11 33 (34.02%) Selenium
12 32 (32.99%) jQuery
13 31 (31.96%) Node.js
14 30 (30.93%) Web Application Development
14 30 (30.93%) NoSQL
15 28 (28.87%) Ruby on Rails
15 28 (28.87%) PHP
16 27 (27.84%) XML
16 27 (27.84%) HTML5
17 26 (26.80%) Social Media
17 26 (26.80%) CSS3
17 26 (26.80%) Facebook
17 26 (26.80%) Java
17 26 (26.80%) BBC

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (31.96%) Node.js
2 15 (15.46%) WebLogic
2 15 (15.46%) JBoss
2 15 (15.46%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.09%) Apache Pig
3 3 (3.09%) SAS
4 1 (1.03%) Drupal
4 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.03%) MQSeries
Applications
1 7 (7.22%) Photoshop
1 7 (7.22%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (3.09%) CPLEX
2 3 (3.09%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.09%) GitHub
1 3 (3.09%) SaaS
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.03%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.31%) Internet
2 1 (1.03%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (34.02%) SQL Server
2 30 (30.93%) NoSQL
3 8 (8.25%) MySQL
4 3 (3.09%) RavenDB
4 3 (3.09%) Neo4j
4 3 (3.09%) Big Data
4 3 (3.09%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.09%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.09%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.03%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.03%) DB2
Development Applications
1 78 (80.41%) Git (software)
2 33 (34.02%) Selenium
3 21 (21.65%) JUnit
4 18 (18.56%) Cucumber
5 17 (17.53%) Subversion
6 16 (16.49%) Ant
7 15 (15.46%) JIRA
8 10 (10.31%) RSpec
9 9 (9.28%) NUnit
10 7 (7.22%) Jenkins
11 6 (6.19%) SpecFlow
12 5 (5.15%) Calabash
12 5 (5.15%) WATIR
12 5 (5.15%) JBehave
13 3 (3.09%) Jasmine
13 3 (3.09%) WebDriver
13 3 (3.09%) TeamCity
13 3 (3.09%) Octopus Deploy
14 1 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (15.46%) Marketing
2 6 (6.19%) Multimedia
3 3 (3.09%) Retail
3 3 (3.09%) Finance
3 3 (3.09%) Legal
4 2 (2.06%) Games
Job Titles
1 81 (83.51%) Developer
2 33 (34.02%) .NET Developer
3 18 (18.56%) Software Engineer
4 16 (16.49%) Java Developer
4 16 (16.49%) Front-End Developer
5 15 (15.46%) Java Software Engineer
6 12 (12.37%) Senior Developer
6 12 (12.37%) Ruby Developer
7 11 (11.34%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 9 (9.28%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 9 (9.28%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 9 (9.28%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (4.12%) Test Engineer
10 3 (3.09%) .NET Software Developer
10 3 (3.09%) Data Scientist
10 3 (3.09%) Automation Analyst
10 3 (3.09%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (3.09%) C# Developer
10 3 (3.09%) Software Test Engineer
10 3 (3.09%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (36.08%) .NET
1 35 (36.08%) ASP.NET
1 35 (36.08%) RESTful
2 34 (35.05%) ASP.NET MVC
2 34 (35.05%) ASP.NET Web API
2 34 (35.05%) HTML
3 33 (34.02%) CSS
4 32 (32.99%) jQuery
5 28 (28.87%) Ruby on Rails
6 27 (27.84%) XML
6 27 (27.84%) HTML5
7 26 (26.80%) CSS3
7 26 (26.80%) WCF
8 16 (16.49%) JSON
8 16 (16.49%) AngularJS
9 15 (15.46%) PhoneGap
10 10 (10.31%) Web Services
11 9 (9.28%) Backbone.js
11 9 (9.28%) Ember.js
12 7 (7.22%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 26 (26.80%) Social Media
1 26 (26.80%) BBC
2 22 (22.68%) Open Source
3 7 (7.22%) Smartphone
4 4 (4.12%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.09%) Digital Media
5 3 (3.09%) Visualisation
5 3 (3.09%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.09%) Economics
5 3 (3.09%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (3.09%) Neural Network
5 3 (3.09%) Statistics
5 3 (3.09%) Informatics
5 3 (3.09%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.09%) Applied Mathematics
5 3 (3.09%) Physics
5 3 (3.09%) Chemistry
5 3 (3.09%) Psychology
6 2 (2.06%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.22%) Mac OS X
2 2 (2.06%) Linux
3 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.03%) Android
3 1 (1.03%) UNIX
3 1 (1.03%) Windows
3 1 (1.03%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (75.26%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (55.67%) TDD
3 49 (50.52%) MVC
4 45 (46.39%) BDD
5 41 (42.27%) OO
6 30 (30.93%) Web Application Development
7 16 (16.49%) OOP
7 16 (16.49%) SOA
8 15 (15.46%) Mobile Development
8 15 (15.46%) Web Development
8 15 (15.46%) Software Engineering
9 10 (10.31%) UML
10 8 (8.25%) E-Commerce
10 8 (8.25%) Test Automation
11 6 (6.19%) Web Design
12 5 (5.15%) Software Testing
12 5 (5.15%) Test Scripting
12 5 (5.15%) Scrum
13 3 (3.09%) Machine Learning
13 3 (3.09%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (41.24%) C#
2 38 (39.18%) JavaScript
3 28 (28.87%) PHP
4 26 (26.80%) Java
5 21 (21.65%) Python
6 10 (10.31%) SQL
7 3 (3.09%) Clojure
7 3 (3.09%) R
7 3 (3.09%) MATLAB
7 3 (3.09%) C++
8 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.03%) Jython
9 1 (1.03%) Perl
9 1 (1.03%) VBScript
9 1 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (3.09%) Degree
1 3 (3.09%) PhD
2 1 (1.03%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (5.15%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.12%) Puppet
3 1 (1.03%) Ansible
Vendors
1 26 (26.80%) Facebook
1 26 (26.80%) Sony
1 26 (26.80%) Apple
1 26 (26.80%) Yahoo!
1 26 (26.80%) Google
2 2 (2.06%) Oracle
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.03%) hybris
3 1 (1.03%) IBM
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
camelot
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago