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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 28 25 55
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +30
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 30 70 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 7.87% 16.91% 2.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.10% 25.55% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 27 0 3
Average salary £50,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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
229 274 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 60.10% 66.18% 55.71%
Number of salaries quoted 190 195 215
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,536
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 31 (72.09%) C#
1 31 (72.09%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (65.12%) OO
3 25 (58.14%) Sony
3 25 (58.14%) MVC
3 25 (58.14%) BBC
3 25 (58.14%) TDD
3 25 (58.14%) Apple
3 25 (58.14%) .NET
3 25 (58.14%) SQL Server
3 25 (58.14%) ASP.NET
3 25 (58.14%) Yahoo!
3 25 (58.14%) Google
3 25 (58.14%) WCF
3 25 (58.14%) Git (software)
3 25 (58.14%) RESTful
3 25 (58.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 25 (58.14%) Social Media
3 25 (58.14%) BDD
3 25 (58.14%) NoSQL
3 25 (58.14%) Node.js
3 25 (58.14%) Facebook
3 25 (58.14%) Web Application Development
3 25 (58.14%) ASP.NET Web API
4 18 (41.86%) CSS
4 18 (41.86%) HTML
5 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
5 12 (27.91%) Linux
5 12 (27.91%) Ubuntu
5 12 (27.91%) Ruby on Rails

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 25 (58.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (58.14%) SQL Server
1 25 (58.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (58.14%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.95%) Cucumber
2 6 (13.95%) WATIR
2 6 (13.95%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 26 (60.47%) Developer
2 25 (58.14%) .NET Developer
3 11 (25.58%) Linux Engineer
3 11 (25.58%) Linux Support
3 11 (25.58%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 11 (25.58%) Linux Support Engineer
3 11 (25.58%) Systems Administrator
3 11 (25.58%) Support Engineer
3 11 (25.58%) 3rd Line Support
3 11 (25.58%) Administrator
3 11 (25.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 11 (25.58%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) Graduate
4 4 (9.30%) QA Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Test Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) QA Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (58.14%) .NET
1 25 (58.14%) ASP.NET
1 25 (58.14%) WCF
1 25 (58.14%) RESTful
1 25 (58.14%) ASP.NET MVC
1 25 (58.14%) ASP.NET Web API
2 18 (41.86%) HTML
2 18 (41.86%) CSS
3 12 (27.91%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (6.98%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 25 (58.14%) BBC
1 25 (58.14%) Social Media
2 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) Linux
1 12 (27.91%) Ubuntu
2 11 (25.58%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (72.09%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (65.12%) OO
3 25 (58.14%) TDD
3 25 (58.14%) BDD
3 25 (58.14%) Web Application Development
3 25 (58.14%) MVC
4 6 (13.95%) Web Testing
5 3 (6.98%) Manual Testing
5 3 (6.98%) Open Source
5 3 (6.98%) Agile Testing
5 3 (6.98%) Automated Testing
5 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.98%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (72.09%) C#
2 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
3 11 (25.58%) Perl
3 11 (25.58%) Python
3 11 (25.58%) Korn
3 11 (25.58%) Bash Shell
4 6 (13.95%) PHP
4 6 (13.95%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) ISEB
1 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
1 2 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (58.14%) Apple
1 25 (58.14%) Sony
1 25 (58.14%) Yahoo!
1 25 (58.14%) Google
1 25 (58.14%) Facebook
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
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