The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 125 147 111
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -36
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 19 9 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.76% 0.34% 1.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.39% 0.65% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 22
Average salary £65,000 £40,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.50% +10.34%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1370 1380 1393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 55.13% 52.04% 53.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1106 1193 1148
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Ruby
East of England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
St Albans +11 9 £65,000 - 1
Stevenage -3 7 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Ruby
East of England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 19 (73.08%) Git (software)
2 18 (69.23%) TDD
3 16 (61.54%) OO
4 14 (53.85%) .NET
5 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 13 (50.00%) C#
5 13 (50.00%) WCF
5 13 (50.00%) RESTful
5 13 (50.00%) BDD
5 13 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (46.15%) MVC
7 10 (38.46%) Internet
8 9 (34.62%) Apple
8 9 (34.62%) Sony
8 9 (34.62%) HTML
8 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
8 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
8 9 (34.62%) CSS
8 9 (34.62%) BBC
8 9 (34.62%) Ajax
8 9 (34.62%) Yahoo!
8 9 (34.62%) Google
8 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 9 (34.62%) Facebook
8 9 (34.62%) Web Application Development
8 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (34.62%) NoSQL
8 9 (34.62%) Node.js
8 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (34.62%) HTML5

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 9 (34.62%) Node.js
2 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
2 3 (11.54%) GlassFish
3 1 (3.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Photoshop
1 5 (19.23%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 13 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (34.62%) NoSQL
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (15.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (73.08%) Git (software)
2 9 (34.62%) Cucumber
3 5 (19.23%) RSpec
4 4 (15.38%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (15.38%) Moq
4 4 (15.38%) TeamCity
4 4 (15.38%) Selenium
4 4 (15.38%) SpecFlow
4 4 (15.38%) Subversion
4 4 (15.38%) CruiseControl
4 4 (15.38%) NUnit
5 3 (11.54%) Maven
5 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
5 3 (11.54%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (19.23%) Multimedia
2 3 (11.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (88.46%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) .NET Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Web Designer
3 5 (19.23%) Designer
4 4 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Web Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Ruby Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Web Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) .NET
2 13 (50.00%) WCF
2 13 (50.00%) RESTful
3 9 (34.62%) HTML
3 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
3 9 (34.62%) CSS
3 9 (34.62%) Ajax
3 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (34.62%) HTML5
4 8 (30.77%) Web Services
5 5 (19.23%) XHTML
5 5 (19.23%) XML
5 5 (19.23%) jQuery
6 4 (15.38%) REST
6 4 (15.38%) Gherkin
6 4 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (15.38%) SOAP
6 4 (15.38%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) BBC
1 9 (34.62%) Social Media
2 5 (19.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Linux
2 6 (23.08%) Mac OS X
3 3 (11.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) TDD
2 16 (61.54%) OO
3 13 (50.00%) BDD
4 12 (46.15%) MVC
5 9 (34.62%) Web Application Development
6 8 (30.77%) Scrum
7 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
8 4 (15.38%) Kanban
8 4 (15.38%) UML
8 4 (15.38%) OOP
8 4 (15.38%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (15.38%) OOD
9 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
9 3 (11.54%) Web Design
10 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
10 2 (7.69%) SEO
11 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) C#
2 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
3 8 (30.77%) Java
3 8 (30.77%) Python
4 6 (23.08%) PHP
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Apple
1 9 (34.62%) Sony
1 9 (34.62%) Yahoo!
1 9 (34.62%) Google
1 9 (34.62%) Facebook
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