The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Northampton region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 65 48 55
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 6 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.96% 1.16% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.05% 2.09% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 1
Average salary £40,000 £30,500 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.14% -61.87%
UK excluding London average salary £41,405 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.41% -
Programming Languages Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
293 191 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 46.73% 55.20% 48.28%
Number of salaries quoted 288 183 191
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,350 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Ruby
Northamptonshire

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 23 July 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 4 (66.67%) Node.js
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) RESTful
2 4 (66.67%) WCF
2 4 (66.67%) Web Application Development
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) VB
2 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) WATIR
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) F#

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 4 (66.67%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Sahi
2 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 2 (33.33%) Jasmine
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium IDE
2 2 (33.33%) WATIR
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 4 (66.67%) WCF
1 4 (66.67%) RESTful
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) Web Application Development
2 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (66.67%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) VB
2 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) F#
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Up to £40,000, DOE
Posted: 4 days ago