The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 46 60 69
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +9
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 18 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 3.70% 1.06% 0.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.19% 1.87% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 4
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +49.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £41,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £39,550
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +6.66%
Ruby
South West

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

Programming Languages Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
291 321 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 59.75% 56.61% 62.11%
Number of salaries quoted 273 270 372
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,984 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Ruby
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Ruby Salary Trend in Somerset

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Somerset

Ruby
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +5 13 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Bridgwater +7 5 £29,000 -42.00%
Ruby
South West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 (65.71%) Git (software)
2 20 (57.14%) PHP
3 19 (54.29%) HTML
3 19 (54.29%) JavaScript
3 19 (54.29%) CSS
3 19 (54.29%) Python
4 18 (51.43%) MVC
5 17 (48.57%) MySQL
5 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (48.57%) Node.js
6 16 (45.71%) NoSQL
6 16 (45.71%) TDD
6 16 (45.71%) SQL Server
7 14 (40.00%) Java
8 13 (37.14%) Ruby on Rails
9 12 (34.29%) Retail
9 12 (34.29%) .NET
9 12 (34.29%) OO
9 12 (34.29%) Internet
10 11 (31.43%) jQuery
11 10 (28.57%) RESTful
11 10 (28.57%) E-Commerce
11 10 (28.57%) Perl
12 9 (25.71%) C#
12 9 (25.71%) XML
12 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
12 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET
12 9 (25.71%) WCF
12 9 (25.71%) Web Development
12 9 (25.71%) BDD

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 (48.57%) Node.js
2 7 (20.00%) ColdFusion
3 5 (14.29%) Apache
4 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Photoshop
1 7 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) SaaS
2 4 (11.43%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (48.57%) MySQL
2 16 (45.71%) NoSQL
2 16 (45.71%) SQL Server
3 4 (11.43%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (65.71%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.43%) RSpec
3 2 (5.71%) Subversion
4 1 (2.86%) WATIR
General
1 12 (34.29%) Retail
2 3 (8.57%) Advertising
3 1 (2.86%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (82.86%) Developer
2 9 (25.71%) Web Developer
2 9 (25.71%) Front-End Developer
2 9 (25.71%) .NET Developer
3 8 (22.86%) Software Developer
4 7 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 7 (20.00%) Front-End Web Developer
5 3 (8.57%) PHP Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Developer
6 2 (5.71%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Ruby Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (54.29%) HTML
1 19 (54.29%) CSS
2 13 (37.14%) Ruby on Rails
3 12 (34.29%) .NET
4 11 (31.43%) jQuery
5 10 (28.57%) RESTful
6 9 (25.71%) XML
6 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET
6 9 (25.71%) WCF
6 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (25.71%) HTML5
6 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (22.86%) Sass
8 3 (8.57%) JSON
8 3 (8.57%) Zend Framework
8 3 (8.57%) SOAP
8 3 (8.57%) Web Services
9 2 (5.71%) XHTML
9 2 (5.71%) CakePHP
9 2 (5.71%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Open Source
2 7 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 4 (11.43%) Social Media
4 2 (5.71%) W3C
5 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) MVC
2 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (45.71%) TDD
4 12 (34.29%) OO
5 10 (28.57%) E-Commerce
6 9 (25.71%) Web Development
6 9 (25.71%) BDD
6 9 (25.71%) Web Application Development
7 7 (20.00%) Scrum
8 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
8 4 (11.43%) Migration
9 3 (8.57%) DevOps
10 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
11 1 (2.86%) Coaching
11 1 (2.86%) OO PHP
11 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (57.14%) PHP
2 19 (54.29%) JavaScript
2 19 (54.29%) Python
3 14 (40.00%) Java
4 10 (28.57%) Perl
5 9 (25.71%) C#
6 8 (22.86%) SQL
7 7 (20.00%) CFML
8 2 (5.71%) ECMAScript
9 1 (2.86%) Groovy
9 1 (2.86%) PHP5
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.00%) Adobe
3 3 (8.57%) Zend
3 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
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