The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 42 30 34
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 4 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.37% 3.43% 1.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.76% 8.05% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 1
Median salary £55,000 £62,500 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -26.47%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%

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

Programming Languages Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
145 87 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 49.83% 42.65% 35.40%
Number of salaries quoted 133 83 68
Median salary £48,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.86% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of job ads across the Luton region citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Ruby
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Ruby Salary Trend in Luton

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 Luton region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 17 (100.00%) BDD
2 13 (76.47%) C#
2 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (58.82%) Coaching
4 8 (47.06%) Mobile App
4 8 (47.06%) Test Strategy
4 8 (47.06%) SpecFlow
4 8 (47.06%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (47.06%) Web Development
4 8 (47.06%) JIRA
4 8 (47.06%) Scrum
4 8 (47.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (47.06%) MVC
4 8 (47.06%) .NET
4 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
4 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
4 8 (47.06%) HP
4 8 (47.06%) HP UFT
5 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
5 7 (41.18%) SDLC
6 6 (35.29%) API Testing
6 6 (35.29%) Software Delivery
6 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (35.29%) RESTful
7 5 (29.41%) Selenium
7 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
8 4 (23.53%) Project Management
8 4 (23.53%) Python
8 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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:

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) HP UFT
1 8 (47.06%) JIRA
1 8 (47.06%) SpecFlow
1 8 (47.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (29.41%) Selenium
3 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Automation Tester
1 13 (76.47%) Tester
2 2 (11.76%) Head of Engineering
2 2 (11.76%) Head of Software Engineering
3 1 (5.88%) Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) .NET
1 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
1 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET Web API
2 6 (35.29%) RESTful
3 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
3 4 (23.53%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Mobile App
2 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) BDD
2 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (58.82%) Coaching
4 8 (47.06%) MVC
4 8 (47.06%) Scrum
4 8 (47.06%) Test Strategy
4 8 (47.06%) Web Development
5 7 (41.18%) SDLC
5 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
6 6 (35.29%) API Testing
6 6 (35.29%) Software Delivery
7 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
8 4 (23.53%) Agile Testing
8 4 (23.53%) Automation Testing
8 4 (23.53%) DevOps
8 4 (23.53%) Pair Programming
8 4 (23.53%) Project Management
8 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
8 4 (23.53%) TDD
8 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) C#
2 4 (23.53%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 4 (23.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) HP