The first table below looks at the demand for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 29 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 Northamptonshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 71 61 69
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 8 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.92% 0.62% 0.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.08% 1.22% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 3
Average salary £40,000 £30,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.14% -19.73%
UK excluding London average salary £41,405 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.41% -
Programming Languages Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
384 329 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 44.09% 50.69% 49.00%
Number of salaries quoted 365 307 288
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £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
East Midlands

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Ruby
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Ruby Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Ruby
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -12 7 £40,000 +31.14% 3
Ruby
East Midlands

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) BDD
2 7 (87.50%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) VB
3 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
3 5 (62.50%) .NET
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 5 (62.50%) MVC
3 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (62.50%) WCF
3 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
3 5 (62.50%) RESTful
3 5 (62.50%) NoSQL
3 5 (62.50%) Node.js
3 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (62.50%) Web Application Development
3 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
5 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) F#
5 2 (25.00%) Sahi
5 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
5 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (25.00%) QA
5 2 (25.00%) WATIR
5 2 (25.00%) Selenium
5 2 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 5 (62.50%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (62.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) Sahi
2 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (25.00%) WATIR
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) Jasmine
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (12.50%) FitNesse
3 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
1 5 (62.50%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) WCF
1 5 (62.50%) RESTful
1 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
1 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) BDD
2 5 (62.50%) Web Application Development
2 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (62.50%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (12.50%) TMap
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) VB
2 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) F#
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cognizant
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday