The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby 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 over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 65 33 46
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +13
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 16 22 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.15% 4.98% 3.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.65% 11.17% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16 22 20
Average salary £30,000 £38,750 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.58% +15.67%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Ruby
South Yorkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
438 197 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 58.79% 44.57% 52.33%
Number of salaries quoted 380 177 316
Average salary £35,000 £34,750 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.71% +3.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Ruby
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Ruby Salary Trend in Sheffield

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 23 (88.46%) Git (software)
2 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 13 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (50.00%) HTML
3 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (50.00%) Web Services
4 12 (46.15%) TDD
4 12 (46.15%) Cucumber
5 10 (38.46%) CSS
5 10 (38.46%) RSpec
5 10 (38.46%) Java
6 9 (34.62%) MySQL
6 9 (34.62%) UNIX
6 9 (34.62%) JIRA
6 9 (34.62%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (30.77%) Apache Cordova
7 8 (30.77%) RubyMotion
7 8 (30.77%) Puppet
7 8 (30.77%) PhoneGap
7 8 (30.77%) CoffeeScript
7 8 (30.77%) Backbone.js
7 8 (30.77%) Facebook
7 8 (30.77%) Twitter
7 8 (30.77%) Ember.js
7 8 (30.77%) AngularJS
7 8 (30.77%) Computer Science
7 8 (30.77%) Degree
7 8 (30.77%) Open Source
7 8 (30.77%) PostgreSQL

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 (19.23%) nginx
2 3 (11.54%) Node.js
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 13 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (19.23%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (19.23%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) DNS
2 5 (19.23%) VLAN
2 5 (19.23%) Network Security
2 5 (19.23%) DHCP
2 5 (19.23%) SNMP
2 5 (19.23%) VPN
2 5 (19.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) MySQL
2 8 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (19.23%) MongoDB
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
4 3 (11.54%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (88.46%) Git (software)
2 12 (46.15%) Cucumber
3 10 (38.46%) RSpec
4 9 (34.62%) JIRA
5 6 (23.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (23.08%) Subversion
6 5 (19.23%) Maven
6 5 (19.23%) WATIR
6 5 (19.23%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Test Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (19.23%) Administrator
4 4 (15.38%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (11.54%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Ruby Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 13 (50.00%) HTML
1 13 (50.00%) Web Services
2 10 (38.46%) CSS
3 8 (30.77%) Apache Cordova
3 8 (30.77%) PhoneGap
3 8 (30.77%) Backbone.js
3 8 (30.77%) Ember.js
3 8 (30.77%) AngularJS
4 4 (15.38%) RESTful
5 3 (11.54%) WCF
5 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
5 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
5 3 (11.54%) .NET
5 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (11.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.85%) HTML5
6 1 (3.85%) CSS3
6 1 (3.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Computer Science
1 8 (30.77%) Open Source
2 5 (19.23%) Smartphone
2 5 (19.23%) Telematics
3 3 (11.54%) User Experience
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) UNIX
2 5 (19.23%) Ubuntu
2 5 (19.23%) Mac OS
2 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) TDD
3 5 (19.23%) Automated Testing
3 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (19.23%) Manual Testing
3 5 (19.23%) Integration Testing
4 4 (15.38%) OO
4 4 (15.38%) MVC
5 3 (11.54%) BDD
5 3 (11.54%) Web Application Development
6 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.85%) Workflow
6 1 (3.85%) B2B
6 1 (3.85%) B2C
6 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (38.46%) Java
3 8 (30.77%) RubyMotion
3 8 (30.77%) CoffeeScript
4 5 (19.23%) Shell Script
4 5 (19.23%) SQL
5 3 (11.54%) C#
6 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Xen
1 5 (19.23%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (30.77%) Puppet
3 5 (19.23%) Ganglia
4 1 (3.85%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Facebook
1 8 (30.77%) Twitter
2 5 (19.23%) Cisco
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago