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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 49 62 73
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +11
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 19 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.13% 1.79% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.01% 3.16% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 3
Average salary £48,750 £47,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% +50.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £47,500 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £36,300
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
316 443 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 52.06% 56.72% 46.12%
Number of salaries quoted 289 379 275
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £22,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 30 April 2016.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 28 (68.29%) Python
2 24 (58.54%) Linux
3 23 (56.10%) SQL Server
4 22 (53.66%) Perl
4 22 (53.66%) Windows
4 22 (53.66%) Red Hat
4 22 (53.66%) VMware
4 22 (53.66%) Bash Shell
4 22 (53.66%) F5
4 22 (53.66%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (53.66%) Salt
5 21 (51.22%) Opsview
5 21 (51.22%) Grafana
5 21 (51.22%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (51.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (51.22%) MySQL
6 20 (48.78%) Oracle
6 20 (48.78%) Informix
7 19 (46.34%) Nagios
7 19 (46.34%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (46.34%) Graphite
8 18 (43.90%) Cacti
9 17 (41.46%) Microsoft Azure
9 17 (41.46%) CloudStack
9 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
10 16 (39.02%) FortiGate
11 15 (36.59%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (24.39%) PHP
14 9 (21.95%) BDD

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 17 (41.46%) CloudStack
2 6 (14.63%) Node.js
3 3 (7.32%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 21 (51.22%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (41.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.88%) IaaS
4 1 (2.44%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) Internet
2 3 (7.32%) Firewall
3 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (56.10%) SQL Server
2 21 (51.22%) MySQL
3 20 (48.78%) Informix
4 15 (36.59%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (9.76%) Relational Database
6 3 (7.32%) QlikView
6 3 (7.32%) SQL CLR
6 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Subversion
1 3 (7.32%) TeamCity
2 2 (4.88%) Selenium
3 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (12.20%) Back Office
2 3 (7.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (41.46%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (36.59%) Cloud Engineer
3 15 (36.59%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (36.59%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 14 (34.15%) AWS Engineer
5 13 (31.71%) Developer
6 7 (17.07%) Software Developer
7 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
7 6 (14.63%) Junior
7 6 (14.63%) Junior Developer
7 6 (14.63%) Junior Software Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Database Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Senior Operations Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Head of Infrastructure
9 2 (4.88%) SQL Database Developer
9 2 (4.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (9.76%) Web Services
3 3 (7.32%) LAMP
4 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.88%) CSS
5 1 (2.44%) .NET
5 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.44%) Backbone.js
5 1 (2.44%) Ember.js
5 1 (2.44%) HTML
5 1 (2.44%) jQuery
5 1 (2.44%) JSON
5 1 (2.44%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (2.44%) React
5 1 (2.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Artificial Intelligence
2 5 (12.20%) IBM XIV
3 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
4 3 (7.32%) NHS
5 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.88%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (58.54%) Linux
2 22 (53.66%) Windows
3 21 (51.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (12.20%) Android
4 5 (12.20%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.95%) BDD
3 8 (19.51%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (17.07%) Data Protection
4 7 (17.07%) Scrum
4 7 (17.07%) TDD
5 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (12.20%) Analytics
6 5 (12.20%) OO
6 5 (12.20%) Refactoring
7 3 (7.32%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (7.32%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.88%) Line Management
8 2 (4.88%) Time Management
8 2 (4.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (68.29%) Python
2 22 (53.66%) Bash Shell
2 22 (53.66%) Perl
3 10 (24.39%) PHP
4 7 (17.07%) Java
5 6 (14.63%) C++
6 3 (7.32%) R
6 3 (7.32%) SQL
6 3 (7.32%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.88%) C#
7 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) CCDE
2 3 (7.32%) CCIE
2 3 (7.32%) CCNP
2 3 (7.32%) CCSP
2 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.32%) CISSP
2 3 (7.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (4.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) QA
System Software
1 19 (46.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.20%) vSphere
3 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 22 (53.66%) Opscode Chef
1 22 (53.66%) Salt
2 21 (51.22%) Grafana
2 21 (51.22%) Opsview
3 19 (46.34%) Graphite
3 19 (46.34%) Nagios
4 18 (43.90%) Cacti
5 16 (39.02%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 22 (53.66%) F5
1 22 (53.66%) Red Hat
1 22 (53.66%) VMware
2 20 (48.78%) Oracle
3 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (12.20%) Cisco
4 5 (12.20%) IBM
4 5 (12.20%) NetApp
5 3 (7.32%) Symantec
5 3 (7.32%) Tableau
6 2 (4.88%) HP
6 2 (4.88%) Riverbed
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