The table below looks at the statistics 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 77 98 86
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -12
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 21 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.79% 0.58% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.71% 1.07% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 20 6 1
Average salary £48,500 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.79% +3.57%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
Ruby
Wales

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

Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
566 657 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 48.25% 54.16% 53.03%
Number of salaries quoted 475 581 419
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,775 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Ruby Salary Histogram 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 12 February 2016. 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 +10 21 £48,500 +33.79%
Ruby
Wales

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 45 (91.84%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (81.63%) Java
3 31 (63.27%) TDD
4 29 (59.18%) C#
4 29 (59.18%) Cucumber
5 28 (57.14%) BDD
6 27 (55.10%) Test Automation
7 22 (44.90%) PHP
8 16 (32.65%) Node.js
9 14 (28.57%) REST
9 14 (28.57%) Hudson
9 14 (28.57%) Jenkins
10 13 (26.53%) TeamCity
10 13 (26.53%) JBehave
10 13 (26.53%) Selenium
10 13 (26.53%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (26.53%) SOAP
11 12 (24.49%) C++
11 12 (24.49%) JavaScript
11 12 (24.49%) Python
11 12 (24.49%) Blog
11 12 (24.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 12 (24.49%) AnthillPro
12 10 (20.41%) Git (software)
13 9 (18.37%) MongoDB
13 9 (18.37%) Big Data
13 9 (18.37%) Amazon Redshift
13 9 (18.37%) RESTful
13 9 (18.37%) MVC
13 9 (18.37%) OO

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 16 (32.65%) Node.js
2 1 (2.04%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) GitHub
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.04%) Dropbox
2 1 (2.04%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) HTTP
2 2 (4.08%) Internet
3 1 (2.04%) LAN
3 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) Amazon Redshift
1 9 (18.37%) Big Data
1 9 (18.37%) MongoDB
2 7 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 29 (59.18%) Cucumber
2 14 (28.57%) Hudson
2 14 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 13 (26.53%) JBehave
3 13 (26.53%) Selenium
3 13 (26.53%) TeamCity
4 12 (24.49%) AnthillPro
4 12 (24.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (20.41%) Git (software)
6 7 (14.29%) Ant
6 7 (14.29%) Gradle
6 7 (14.29%) Maven
6 7 (14.29%) RSpec
6 7 (14.29%) SoapUI
7 3 (6.12%) Subversion
8 1 (2.04%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (16.33%) Games
2 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Advertising
3 1 (2.04%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.04%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 31 (63.27%) Developer
2 15 (30.61%) Analyst
2 15 (30.61%) Test Analyst
3 12 (24.49%) Senior Developer
4 10 (20.41%) Automation Analyst
4 10 (20.41%) Automation Test Analyst
5 9 (18.37%) Software Developer
6 7 (14.29%) .NET Developer
6 7 (14.29%) Social Media Developer
7 5 (10.20%) Developer in Test
8 4 (8.16%) Test Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 3 (6.12%) Senior Test Engineer
10 2 (4.08%) Java Developer
11 1 (2.04%) IT Administrator
11 1 (2.04%) QA Analyst
11 1 (2.04%) QA Test Analyst
11 1 (2.04%) Security Engineer
11 1 (2.04%) Software Engineer
11 1 (2.04%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.57%) REST
2 13 (26.53%) SOAP
3 9 (18.37%) RESTful
4 8 (16.33%) .NET
5 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (14.29%) WCF
6 2 (4.08%) PostGIS
6 2 (4.08%) Web Services
7 1 (2.04%) Ajax
7 1 (2.04%) CSS
7 1 (2.04%) HTML
7 1 (2.04%) JSON
7 1 (2.04%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (2.04%) WPF
7 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Blog
2 8 (16.33%) Social Media
2 8 (16.33%) User Experience
3 7 (14.29%) BBC
4 2 (4.08%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.04%) DTV
5 1 (2.04%) IPTV
5 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.04%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Android
1 5 (10.20%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.12%) Linux
3 1 (2.04%) VxWorks
3 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (91.84%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (63.27%) TDD
3 28 (57.14%) BDD
4 27 (55.10%) Test Automation
5 13 (26.53%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (18.37%) MVC
6 9 (18.37%) OO
6 9 (18.37%) OOP
6 9 (18.37%) Scrum
7 7 (14.29%) DevOps
7 7 (14.29%) Web Application Development
8 3 (6.12%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.08%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (4.08%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (4.08%) SOA
10 1 (2.04%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (2.04%) Defect Management
10 1 (2.04%) OOA/OOD
10 1 (2.04%) OOD
10 1 (2.04%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 40 (81.63%) Java
2 29 (59.18%) C#
3 22 (44.90%) PHP
4 12 (24.49%) C++
4 12 (24.49%) JavaScript
4 12 (24.49%) Python
5 4 (8.16%) SQL
6 3 (6.12%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.12%) Perl
7 1 (2.04%) Assembly Language
7 1 (2.04%) C
7 1 (2.04%) Fortran
7 1 (2.04%) Korn
7 1 (2.04%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) ISEB
2 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.04%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) DO-178B
1 1 (2.04%) IEC 61508
1 1 (2.04%) MISRA
1 1 (2.04%) MISRA C
1 1 (2.04%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) TOWER Software
2 8 (16.33%) Google
3 7 (14.29%) Apple
3 7 (14.29%) Facebook
3 7 (14.29%) Sony
3 7 (14.29%) Yahoo!
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