The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 52 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 14 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.53% 0.17% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.34% 0.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 0
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +9.33%
Ruby
Northamptonshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
262 304 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 47.29% 51.79% 55.18%
Number of salaries quoted 238 276 183
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £25,000 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Ruby
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Ruby Salary Trend in Northampton

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 32 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (93.75%) TDD
3 26 (81.25%) C#
3 26 (81.25%) BDD
4 24 (75.00%) NoSQL
4 24 (75.00%) Node.js
4 24 (75.00%) Web Application Development
4 24 (75.00%) RESTful
4 24 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (75.00%) WCF
4 24 (75.00%) Git (software)
4 24 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (75.00%) VB
4 24 (75.00%) VB.NET
4 24 (75.00%) .NET
4 24 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 24 (75.00%) ASP.NET
4 24 (75.00%) MVC
4 24 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 8 (25.00%) Java
6 6 (18.75%) Pair Programming
6 6 (18.75%) Ruby on Rails
6 6 (18.75%) Refactoring
6 6 (18.75%) User Stories
7 2 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
7 2 (6.25%) WebDriver
7 2 (6.25%) Selenium
7 2 (6.25%) Test Automation

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 24 (75.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 24 (75.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.25%) WebDriver
2 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
2 2 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (93.75%) Developer
2 24 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Senior Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Java Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Tester
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (75.00%) WCF
1 24 (75.00%) RESTful
1 24 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 24 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 24 (75.00%) .NET
1 24 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (18.75%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (93.75%) TDD
3 26 (81.25%) BDD
4 24 (75.00%) Web Application Development
4 24 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (75.00%) MVC
5 8 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 6 (18.75%) Pair Programming
6 6 (18.75%) Refactoring
6 6 (18.75%) User Stories
7 2 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.25%) CRM
7 2 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 26 (81.25%) C#
2 24 (75.00%) VB
2 24 (75.00%) VB.NET
3 8 (25.00%) Java
Northampton
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