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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 56 66 50
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 20 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.81% 0.75% 2.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.90% 1.58% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 20 5 14
Average salary £47,500 £25,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+90.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
408 316 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 57.22% 47.09% 56.38%
Number of salaries quoted 360 269 284
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 January 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 36 (97.30%) Git (software)
2 32 (86.49%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (54.05%) TDD
4 19 (51.35%) Node.js
5 18 (48.65%) NoSQL
5 18 (48.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 18 (48.65%) BDD
5 18 (48.65%) RESTful
5 18 (48.65%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (48.65%) Web Application Development
5 18 (48.65%) ASP.NET Web API
5 18 (48.65%) .NET Framework
5 18 (48.65%) WCF
5 18 (48.65%) MVC
5 18 (48.65%) C#
5 18 (48.65%) .NET
5 18 (48.65%) SQL Server
5 18 (48.65%) ASP.NET
6 14 (37.84%) Java
7 11 (29.73%) Subversion
8 9 (24.32%) Automated Testing
8 9 (24.32%) WATIR
8 9 (24.32%) Manual Testing
8 9 (24.32%) Integration Testing
8 9 (24.32%) JUnit
8 9 (24.32%) SQL
9 7 (18.92%) Web Services
9 7 (18.92%) Maven
9 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (13.51%) Amazon EC2

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 19 (51.35%) Node.js
2 5 (13.51%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.51%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (13.51%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) VLAN
1 5 (13.51%) Network Security
1 5 (13.51%) DHCP
1 5 (13.51%) SNMP
1 5 (13.51%) VPN
1 5 (13.51%) DNS
1 5 (13.51%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (48.65%) NoSQL
1 18 (48.65%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) MongoDB
3 3 (8.11%) MySQL
4 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (97.30%) Git (software)
2 11 (29.73%) Subversion
3 9 (24.32%) WATIR
3 9 (24.32%) JUnit
4 7 (18.92%) Maven
5 5 (13.51%) JIRA
5 5 (13.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
6 2 (5.41%) RSpec
6 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Developer
2 18 (48.65%) .NET Developer
3 9 (24.32%) Analyst
3 9 (24.32%) Test Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (13.51%) Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (48.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 18 (48.65%) RESTful
1 18 (48.65%) ASP.NET MVC
1 18 (48.65%) ASP.NET Web API
1 18 (48.65%) .NET Framework
1 18 (48.65%) WCF
1 18 (48.65%) .NET
1 18 (48.65%) ASP.NET
2 7 (18.92%) Web Services
3 3 (8.11%) CSS
3 3 (8.11%) HTML
4 2 (5.41%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (5.41%) Apache Cordova
4 2 (5.41%) Ember.js
4 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.41%) PhoneGap
4 2 (5.41%) Backbone.js
5 1 (2.70%) HTML5
5 1 (2.70%) CSS3
5 1 (2.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Smartphone
1 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
1 5 (13.51%) Telematics
2 3 (8.11%) Open Source
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
3 1 (2.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Ubuntu
1 5 (13.51%) Mac OS
1 5 (13.51%) UNIX
1 5 (13.51%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) CentOS
2 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (86.49%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (54.05%) TDD
3 18 (48.65%) BDD
3 18 (48.65%) Web Application Development
3 18 (48.65%) MVC
4 9 (24.32%) Automated Testing
4 9 (24.32%) Manual Testing
4 9 (24.32%) Integration Testing
5 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.41%) DevOps
7 1 (2.70%) Web Development
7 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.70%) OO
Programming Languages
1 18 (48.65%) C#
2 14 (37.84%) Java
3 9 (24.32%) SQL
4 5 (13.51%) Shell Script
5 3 (8.11%) Python
5 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.41%) RubyMotion
6 2 (5.41%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (2.70%) Perl
7 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) KVM
1 5 (13.51%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Ganglia
2 4 (10.81%) Puppet
3 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Cisco
2 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.41%) Facebook
2 2 (5.41%) Twitter
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