The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 25 50 54
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +4
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 74 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 18.93% 2.75% 1.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.03% 5.02% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 5
Average salary - £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
Ruby
Hampshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
264 219 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 67.52% 54.75% 53.20%
Number of salaries quoted 183 197 162
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,850 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Ruby
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Ruby Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 99 (96.12%) E-Commerce
1 99 (96.12%) Agile Software Development
1 99 (96.12%) Cucumber
2 97 (94.17%) BDD
2 97 (94.17%) TDD
2 97 (94.17%) C#
3 95 (92.23%) WATIR
4 94 (91.26%) Refactoring
4 94 (91.26%) JIRA
4 94 (91.26%) Pair Programming
4 94 (91.26%) HTML
4 94 (91.26%) Continuous Integration
4 94 (91.26%) TeamCity
4 94 (91.26%) Confluence
5 93 (90.29%) Git (software)
5 93 (90.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 93 (90.29%) VB.NET
5 93 (90.29%) .NET
5 93 (90.29%) SQL Server
5 93 (90.29%) ASP.NET
5 93 (90.29%) ERP
5 93 (90.29%) Business Intelligence
5 93 (90.29%) MVC
6 91 (88.35%) JavaScript
7 90 (87.38%) CSS
7 90 (87.38%) MSMQ
7 90 (87.38%) IIS
7 90 (87.38%) NUnit
7 90 (87.38%) ReSharper
7 90 (87.38%) Endeca

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 94 (91.26%) Confluence
2 90 (87.38%) IIS
3 4 (3.88%) Node.js
4 1 (0.97%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 55 (53.40%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (16.50%) GitHub
2 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (90.29%) SQL Server
2 90 (87.38%) RavenDB
3 27 (26.21%) RDBMS
3 27 (26.21%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.91%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.94%) Big Data
6 1 (0.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.97%) MySQL
6 1 (0.97%) Redis
6 1 (0.97%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.97%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.97%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 99 (96.12%) Cucumber
2 95 (92.23%) WATIR
3 94 (91.26%) TeamCity
3 94 (91.26%) JIRA
4 93 (90.29%) Git (software)
5 90 (87.38%) ReSharper
5 90 (87.38%) Rhino Mocks
5 90 (87.38%) Moq
5 90 (87.38%) NUnit
5 90 (87.38%) NCrunch
6 27 (26.21%) WebDriver
6 27 (26.21%) Selenium
7 4 (3.88%) JUnit
7 4 (3.88%) JMeter
7 4 (3.88%) Jenkins
General
1 80 (77.67%) Retail
2 68 (66.02%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 72 (69.90%) Developer
2 58 (56.31%) .NET Developer
3 31 (30.10%) QA Engineer
4 28 (27.18%) Software Developer
5 20 (19.42%) Junior
5 20 (19.42%) Junior Developer
5 20 (19.42%) Junior .NET Developer
5 20 (19.42%) Agile .NET Developer
6 19 (18.45%) Quality Engineer
7 15 (14.56%) .NET Software Developer
8 9 (8.74%) C# Developer
8 9 (8.74%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Graduate
9 4 (3.88%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (2.91%) Senior Developer
11 2 (1.94%) Senior C# Developer
11 2 (1.94%) Senior .NET Developer
11 2 (1.94%) Senior Software Developer
12 1 (0.97%) Perl Developer
12 1 (0.97%) Senior Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (91.26%) HTML
2 93 (90.29%) .NET
2 93 (90.29%) ASP.NET
2 93 (90.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 90 (87.38%) StructureMap
3 90 (87.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 90 (87.38%) jQuery
3 90 (87.38%) Spring.NET
3 90 (87.38%) CSS
3 90 (87.38%) MSMQ
3 90 (87.38%) NHibernate
3 90 (87.38%) .NET Framework
3 90 (87.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 90 (87.38%) Dapper ORM
4 31 (30.10%) Gherkin
5 24 (23.30%) Castle Windsor
6 3 (2.91%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (2.91%) RESTful
6 3 (2.91%) WCF
6 3 (2.91%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 33 (32.04%) Open Source
2 17 (16.50%) Blog
3 4 (3.88%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.91%) Linux
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (96.12%) E-Commerce
1 99 (96.12%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (94.17%) TDD
2 97 (94.17%) BDD
3 94 (91.26%) Pair Programming
3 94 (91.26%) Refactoring
3 94 (91.26%) Continuous Integration
4 93 (90.29%) MVC
4 93 (90.29%) ERP
4 93 (90.29%) Business Intelligence
5 73 (70.87%) OO
6 68 (66.02%) OOD
7 66 (64.08%) Continuous Improvement
8 46 (44.66%) Migration
9 27 (26.21%) Scrum
9 27 (26.21%) Test Scripting
9 27 (26.21%) Test Strategy
10 25 (24.27%) Kalman Filter
10 25 (24.27%) Software Engineering
11 23 (22.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 97 (94.17%) C#
2 93 (90.29%) VB.NET
3 91 (88.35%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.85%) PHP
5 4 (3.88%) Java
6 3 (2.91%) VB
7 1 (0.97%) SQL
7 1 (0.97%) Perl
7 1 (0.97%) Python
7 1 (0.97%) Erlang
7 1 (0.97%) Clojure
7 1 (0.97%) Golang
Qualifications
1 4 (3.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (32.04%) QA
Vendors
1 90 (87.38%) Endeca
1 90 (87.38%) RedPrairie
2 68 (66.02%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle