The first table below looks at the demand for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 31 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 Programming Languages category for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 85 76 73
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 10 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.87% 0.98% 0.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.83% 1.85% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 7
Average salary £34,500 £38,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.21% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,850 £38,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £57,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -
Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
545 593 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 47.68% 52.57% 51.74%
Number of salaries quoted 502 539 395
Average salary £33,000 £33,500 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.49% +2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,900 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Ruby
Wales

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Ruby
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Ruby Salary Trend in South Wales

Ruby
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
Cardiff -6 6 £37,500 -34.78% 3
Newport +5 3 £34,000 -9.33% 1
Ruby
Wales

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) Perl
3 7 (58.33%) Python
3 7 (58.33%) HTTP
3 7 (58.33%) Red Hat
4 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (50.00%) Bash Shell
5 5 (41.67%) BDD
5 5 (41.67%) DevOps
5 5 (41.67%) Scrum
5 5 (41.67%) MySQL
6 4 (33.33%) C++
6 4 (33.33%) Debian
6 4 (33.33%) XenServer
6 4 (33.33%) TDD
6 4 (33.33%) Korn
6 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 4 (33.33%) QA
7 3 (25.00%) Xen
7 3 (25.00%) Multimedia
7 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (25.00%) nginx
7 3 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (25.00%) VMware
7 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (25.00%) Citrix
7 3 (25.00%) HTML
7 3 (25.00%) Apache
7 3 (25.00%) Puppet
7 3 (25.00%) CentOS

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 3 (25.00%) nginx
1 3 (25.00%) Apache
1 3 (25.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (8.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (25.00%) SaaS
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) Fiddler
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (8.33%) JBehave
2 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (25.00%) Multimedia
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Test Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) RESTful
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Debian
4 3 (25.00%) CentOS
5 2 (16.67%) UNIX
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) BDD
1 5 (41.67%) DevOps
1 5 (41.67%) Scrum
2 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Test Management
5 1 (8.33%) Time Management
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Product Management
5 1 (8.33%) SOA
5 1 (8.33%) Bug Management
5 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Perl
2 7 (58.33%) Python
3 6 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (33.33%) C++
4 4 (33.33%) Korn
5 1 (8.33%) Erlang
5 1 (8.33%) Groovy
5 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) C
5 1 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) XenServer
2 3 (25.00%) Xen
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (8.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Puppet
1 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (8.33%) YUM
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Red Hat
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Google
3 1 (8.33%) Perforce
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ThinkProductivity
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 12 days ago
Newport
Pertemps ERP
Salary: 32k-36k + Bonus + Healthcare
Posted: 13 days ago