The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 129 128 105
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -23
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 53 27 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.41% 1.04% 1.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.28% 2.04% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 47 22 53
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £30,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Ruby
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Programming Languages Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1614 1321 1598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 42.81% 50.77% 57.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1235 1067 1361
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ruby across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Ruby
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ruby across the Leeds region.

Ruby Salary Trend in Leeds

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Leeds

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 66 (66.67%) PHP
2 61 (61.62%) Linux
3 60 (60.61%) Python
3 60 (60.61%) Scrum
4 53 (53.54%) DevOps
5 48 (48.48%) JavaScript
6 46 (46.46%) LAMP
7 43 (43.43%) Open Source
8 42 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (42.42%) Java
9 39 (39.39%) MySQL
9 39 (39.39%) Puppet
10 36 (36.36%) Perl
10 36 (36.36%) Apache
11 29 (29.29%) Bash Shell
12 28 (28.28%) Git (software)
12 28 (28.28%) Tomcat
13 26 (26.26%) Web Services
14 24 (24.24%) Clustering
14 24 (24.24%) Degree
15 23 (23.23%) Content Management
15 23 (23.23%) C++
16 22 (22.22%) WebLogic
16 22 (22.22%) XML
16 22 (22.22%) Solaris
16 22 (22.22%) ActiveMQ
16 22 (22.22%) WebSphere
16 22 (22.22%) TDD
16 22 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
17 20 (20.20%) HTTP

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 36 (36.36%) Apache
2 28 (28.28%) Tomcat
3 22 (22.22%) WebSphere
3 22 (22.22%) WebLogic
4 19 (19.19%) WebLogic Portal
5 16 (16.16%) Node.js
6 9 (9.09%) nginx
7 4 (4.04%) WordPress
8 3 (3.03%) CICS
8 3 (3.03%) GlassFish
9 1 (1.01%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (1.01%) CMS
9 1 (1.01%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.13%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.03%) Amazon S3
2 3 (3.03%) Google Apps
2 3 (3.03%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (20.20%) HTTP
2 19 (19.19%) Internet
2 19 (19.19%) AMQP
3 3 (3.03%) tcpdump
3 3 (3.03%) DHCP
3 3 (3.03%) Firewall
3 3 (3.03%) SSH
3 3 (3.03%) Wireshark
3 3 (3.03%) VPN
3 3 (3.03%) DNS
3 3 (3.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (39.39%) MySQL
2 17 (17.17%) NoSQL
3 7 (7.07%) MongoDB
4 6 (6.06%) Redis
5 4 (4.04%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.03%) Riak
6 3 (3.03%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 28 (28.28%) Git (software)
2 14 (14.14%) Jenkins
3 11 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 11 (11.11%) Behat
3 11 (11.11%) Selenium
4 9 (9.09%) CruiseControl
5 6 (6.06%) Grunt
6 3 (3.03%) Subversion
6 3 (3.03%) Maven
6 3 (3.03%) Ant
6 3 (3.03%) JUnit
General
1 9 (9.09%) Games
2 4 (4.04%) Advertising
3 1 (1.01%) Finance
3 1 (1.01%) Banking
3 1 (1.01%) Retail
3 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (39.39%) Developer
2 27 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 21 (21.21%) Architect
4 19 (19.19%) Solutions Architect
5 16 (16.16%) Senior Developer
5 16 (16.16%) Senior Architect
6 15 (15.15%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 11 (11.11%) Test Engineer
8 9 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 6 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (6.06%) UNIX Engineer
9 6 (6.06%) UNIX Systems Engineer
10 5 (5.05%) Principal Engineer
10 5 (5.05%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 5 (5.05%) Senior Technician
11 4 (4.04%) DevOps Specialist
11 4 (4.04%) LAMP Developer
11 4 (4.04%) PHP Developer
11 4 (4.04%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (46.46%) LAMP
2 26 (26.26%) Web Services
3 22 (22.22%) XML
3 22 (22.22%) ActiveMQ
3 22 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
4 20 (20.20%) J2EE
5 10 (10.10%) .NET
6 8 (8.08%) CSS
7 7 (7.07%) HTML
7 7 (7.07%) Hibernate
8 4 (4.04%) Spring
8 4 (4.04%) Grails
9 3 (3.03%) jQuery
9 3 (3.03%) JPA
9 3 (3.03%) Memcached
9 3 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (3.03%) Java EE
9 3 (3.03%) JDBC
9 3 (3.03%) WSDL
9 3 (3.03%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 43 (43.43%) Open Source
2 24 (24.24%) Clustering
3 19 (19.19%) Symmetrix
3 19 (19.19%) RIA
4 4 (4.04%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.03%) W3C
5 3 (3.03%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 61 (61.62%) Linux
2 22 (22.22%) Solaris
3 12 (12.12%) UNIX
4 6 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.03%) Windows
5 3 (3.03%) zOS
5 3 (3.03%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (60.61%) Scrum
2 53 (53.54%) DevOps
3 42 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (23.23%) Content Management
5 22 (22.22%) TDD
6 19 (19.19%) Technical Architecture
6 19 (19.19%) Network Load Balancing
6 19 (19.19%) Load Testing
6 19 (19.19%) Project Management
6 19 (19.19%) UML
6 19 (19.19%) High Availability
7 16 (16.16%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (14.14%) E-Commerce
9 13 (13.13%) Software Engineering
10 10 (10.10%) Test Management
10 10 (10.10%) Automation Testing
11 9 (9.09%) Kanban
12 7 (7.07%) BDD
12 7 (7.07%) B2C
12 7 (7.07%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (66.67%) PHP
2 60 (60.61%) Python
3 48 (48.48%) JavaScript
4 42 (42.42%) Java
5 36 (36.36%) Perl
6 29 (29.29%) Bash Shell
7 23 (23.23%) C++
8 14 (14.14%) C#
8 14 (14.14%) SQL
9 9 (9.09%) Shell Script
10 5 (5.05%) Scala
11 4 (4.04%) Objective-C
11 4 (4.04%) PHP5
12 3 (3.03%) Groovy
12 3 (3.03%) COBOL
13 1 (1.01%) PowerHouse
13 1 (1.01%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (24.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (20.20%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.06%) Varnish
2 2 (2.02%) Xen
2 2 (2.02%) XenServer
2 2 (2.02%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 39 (39.39%) Puppet
2 20 (20.20%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (9.09%) Opsview
4 6 (6.06%) Nagios
4 6 (6.06%) Capistrano
5 4 (4.04%) Cobbler
6 3 (3.03%) Tivoli
6 3 (3.03%) Hyperic
7 1 (1.01%) Salt
Vendors
1 19 (19.19%) Cisco
1 19 (19.19%) EMC
1 19 (19.19%) F5
2 9 (9.09%) VMware
3 8 (8.08%) Oracle
4 4 (4.04%) Zend
5 3 (3.03%) Riverbed
5 3 (3.03%) Tealeaf
5 3 (3.03%) Splunk
5 3 (3.03%) JBoss
5 3 (3.03%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.03%) Google
5 3 (3.03%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.03%) Remedy
6 1 (1.01%) EnterpriseDB
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