The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 85 110 107
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -3
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 47 45 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.40% 1.83% 1.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.04% 3.59% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 47 44 33
Median salary £57,500 £47,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% -26.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £44,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £73,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
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
933 1254 1109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 47.58% 51.04% 46.40%
Number of salaries quoted 832 1116 927
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 August 2016.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Ruby
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
St Albans +23 25 £65,000 - 2
Watford +27 6 £55,000 - 1
Royston -6 4 £42,500 - 2
Ruby
East of England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 68 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (76.19%) Git (software)
3 51 (60.71%) MVC
3 51 (60.71%) C#
4 48 (57.14%) RESTful
4 48 (57.14%) Node.js
5 46 (54.76%) .NET
5 46 (54.76%) SQL Server
5 46 (54.76%) ASP.NET
6 44 (52.38%) BDD
6 44 (52.38%) TDD
7 43 (51.19%) WCF
7 43 (51.19%) NoSQL
7 43 (51.19%) ASP.NET MVC
7 43 (51.19%) Web Application Development
7 43 (51.19%) ASP.NET Web API
7 43 (51.19%) SQL Server 2014
7 43 (51.19%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 31 (36.90%) OO
9 27 (32.14%) Google
10 26 (30.95%) Yahoo!
10 26 (30.95%) Puppet
10 26 (30.95%) Social Media
10 26 (30.95%) BBC
10 26 (30.95%) Sony
10 26 (30.95%) Apple
10 26 (30.95%) DevOps
10 26 (30.95%) Facebook
11 25 (29.76%) Configuration Management
11 25 (29.76%) Apache

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (29.76%) Apache
2 9 (10.71%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.19%) Confluence
3 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.19%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.95%) SaaS
2 2 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.71%) BIG-IP
1 9 (10.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 9 (10.71%) Firewall
1 9 (10.71%) SSL
1 9 (10.71%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.19%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.19%) DNS
2 1 (1.19%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (1.19%) OpenVPN
2 1 (1.19%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (54.76%) SQL Server
2 43 (51.19%) NoSQL
2 43 (51.19%) SQL Server 2014
3 23 (27.38%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (16.67%) Redis
5 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.19%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 64 (76.19%) Git (software)
2 15 (17.86%) GitLab
3 5 (5.95%) Bitbucket
3 5 (5.95%) gulp
4 3 (3.57%) Subversion
5 1 (1.19%) Ant
5 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.19%) JIRA
5 1 (1.19%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (1.19%) JUnit
5 1 (1.19%) Liquibase
5 1 (1.19%) Maven
5 1 (1.19%) Selenium
5 1 (1.19%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.19%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (10.71%) Finance
1 9 (10.71%) Financial Institution
2 3 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.19%) Games
Job Titles
1 54 (64.29%) Developer
2 46 (54.76%) .NET Developer
3 26 (30.95%) Social Media Developer
4 16 (19.05%) ASP.NET Developer
4 16 (19.05%) C# .NET Developer
4 16 (19.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 16 (19.05%) C# Developer
5 15 (17.86%) DevOps Manager
6 13 (15.48%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 13 (15.48%) Junior
6 13 (15.48%) Junior Developer
7 12 (14.29%) Graduate
7 12 (14.29%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 12 (14.29%) Graduate C# Developer
7 12 (14.29%) Graduate Developer
7 12 (14.29%) Junior .NET Developer
7 12 (14.29%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (14.29%) Junior ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 12 (14.29%) Junior C# .NET Developer
7 12 (14.29%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (57.14%) Node.js
1 48 (57.14%) RESTful
2 46 (54.76%) .NET
2 46 (54.76%) ASP.NET
3 43 (51.19%) ASP.NET MVC
3 43 (51.19%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 43 (51.19%) ASP.NET Web API
3 43 (51.19%) WCF
4 17 (20.24%) Ruby on Rails
5 14 (16.67%) Memcached
6 13 (15.48%) .NET Framework
6 13 (15.48%) Code First Entity Framework
6 13 (15.48%) Entity Framework
7 12 (14.29%) Web Services
8 9 (10.71%) LAPP Stack
9 8 (9.52%) HTML
9 8 (9.52%) HTML5
9 8 (9.52%) jQuery
10 6 (7.14%) AngularJS
10 6 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 26 (30.95%) BBC
1 26 (30.95%) Social Media
2 12 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (10.71%) Clustering
3 9 (10.71%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (60.71%) MVC
3 44 (52.38%) BDD
3 44 (52.38%) TDD
4 43 (51.19%) Web Application Development
5 31 (36.90%) OO
6 26 (30.95%) DevOps
7 25 (29.76%) Configuration Management
8 24 (28.57%) Scrum
9 15 (17.86%) Continuous Delivery
9 15 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (16.67%) Website Architecture
11 10 (11.90%) High Availability
11 10 (11.90%) Open Source
12 9 (10.71%) Business Process Improvement
12 9 (10.71%) Change Control
12 9 (10.71%) Data Protection
12 9 (10.71%) Human Resource Management
12 9 (10.71%) Process Improvement
12 9 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (60.71%) C#
2 18 (21.43%) Java
3 16 (19.05%) Python
4 11 (13.10%) Perl
5 10 (11.90%) Bash Shell
6 9 (10.71%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.95%) C++
7 5 (5.95%) ES6
7 5 (5.95%) Scala
8 3 (3.57%) SQL
8 3 (3.57%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.57%) VB
8 3 (3.57%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.19%) Korn
9 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (15.48%) Degree
2 9 (10.71%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.71%) ISO 8583
1 9 (10.71%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 14 (16.67%) Dovecot
2 1 (1.19%) Docker
2 1 (1.19%) Postfix
2 1 (1.19%) Squid
2 1 (1.19%) vCloud
2 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (30.95%) Puppet
2 15 (17.86%) HAProxy
3 9 (10.71%) Salt
4 2 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.19%) Ansible
5 1 (1.19%) Kibana
5 1 (1.19%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.19%) logstash
5 1 (1.19%) Rancher
5 1 (1.19%) Terraform
5 1 (1.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (32.14%) Google
2 26 (30.95%) Apple
2 26 (30.95%) Facebook
2 26 (30.95%) Sony
2 26 (30.95%) Yahoo!
3 9 (10.71%) F5
4 4 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.19%) Cisco
5 1 (1.19%) EMC
5 1 (1.19%) NetApp
5 1 (1.19%) Sonatype
5 1 (1.19%) VMware
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Comprehensive Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum + Pension, health etc
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-45k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago