The first table below looks at the demand for Ruby on Rails skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby on Rails 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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Sheffield region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 57 - 56
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 11 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.65% - 0.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.87% - 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 5
Average salary £37,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
284 191 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 42.51% 33.57% 42.56%
Number of salaries quoted 259 179 214
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Ruby on Rails
South Yorkshire

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ruby on Rails Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Ruby on Rails
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Ruby on Rails Salary Trend in Sheffield

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield region citing Ruby on Rails 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 on Rails.

1 14 (100.00%) Ruby
2 13 (92.86%) HTML
2 13 (92.86%) JavaScript
3 11 (78.57%) Cucumber
4 9 (64.29%) CSS
4 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
5 8 (57.14%) MySQL
5 8 (57.14%) RSpec
6 7 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (50.00%) Linux
6 7 (50.00%) TDD
7 6 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (42.86%) OO
7 6 (42.86%) Web Services
7 6 (42.86%) UNIX
7 6 (42.86%) RubyMotion
7 6 (42.86%) Apache Cordova
7 6 (42.86%) Open Source
7 6 (42.86%) Puppet
7 6 (42.86%) PhoneGap
7 6 (42.86%) CoffeeScript
7 6 (42.86%) Backbone.js
7 6 (42.86%) Facebook
7 6 (42.86%) Twitter
7 6 (42.86%) Ember.js
7 6 (42.86%) AngularJS
8 5 (35.71%) JIRA
9 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
9 4 (28.57%) Degree

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield region citing Ruby on Rails 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 on Rails. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) MySQL
2 6 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Cucumber
2 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
3 8 (57.14%) RSpec
4 6 (42.86%) PhoneGap
5 5 (35.71%) JIRA
6 2 (14.29%) Subversion
7 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Ruby Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) HTML
2 9 (64.29%) CSS
3 6 (42.86%) Web Services
3 6 (42.86%) Backbone.js
3 6 (42.86%) Ember.js
3 6 (42.86%) AngularJS
3 6 (42.86%) Apache Cordova
4 2 (14.29%) RESTful
5 1 (7.14%) HTML5
5 1 (7.14%) REST
5 1 (7.14%) CSS3
5 1 (7.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Open Source
2 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Telematics
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) TDD
2 6 (42.86%) OO
3 2 (14.29%) B2B
3 2 (14.29%) B2C
3 2 (14.29%) MVC
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Ruby
2 13 (92.86%) JavaScript
3 6 (42.86%) CoffeeScript
3 6 (42.86%) RubyMotion
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (42.86%) Puppet
3 2 (14.29%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Facebook
1 6 (42.86%) Twitter