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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 61 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 12 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.79% 0.81% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.55% 1.61% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 0
Average salary £40,000 £30,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
264 186 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 39.40% 50.00% 47.19%
Number of salaries quoted 249 180 186
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 1 September 2014, 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 12 (85.71%) TDD
1 12 (85.71%) C#
1 12 (85.71%) BDD
2 10 (71.43%) NoSQL
2 10 (71.43%) Node.js
2 10 (71.43%) Web Application Development
2 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
2 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET Web API
2 10 (71.43%) WCF
2 10 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 10 (71.43%) RESTful
2 10 (71.43%) VB
2 10 (71.43%) VB.NET
2 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 10 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (71.43%) MVC
3 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) LAMP
3 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Apache
3 2 (14.29%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) MySQL
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 2 (14.29%) ISTQB

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 10 (71.43%) Node.js
2 2 (14.29%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 10 (71.43%) NoSQL
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Sahi
2 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
2 2 (14.29%) Jasmine
2 2 (14.29%) Selenium IDE
2 2 (14.29%) WATIR
2 2 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) .NET Developer
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) QA Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) WCF
1 10 (71.43%) RESTful
1 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
1 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET Web API
1 10 (71.43%) .NET
1 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 2 (14.29%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) TDD
1 12 (85.71%) BDD
2 10 (71.43%) Web Application Development
2 10 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (71.43%) MVC
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) C#
2 10 (71.43%) VB
2 10 (71.43%) VB.NET
3 2 (14.29%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) F#
3 2 (14.29%) PHP
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago