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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 66 89 83
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -6
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 19 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.80% 0.66% 0.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.66% 1.16% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 3
Average salary £34,500 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
519 687 454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 49.19% 56.82% 45.67%
Number of salaries quoted 456 630 414
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,950 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 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 +5 11 £35,000 -39.13%
Torfaen - 4 £34,000 - 1
Newport +9 3 £34,000 -1.44%
Ruby
Wales

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 19 (76.00%) Linux
2 16 (64.00%) Perl
2 16 (64.00%) Python
3 14 (56.00%) C++
4 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (52.00%) Bash Shell
5 11 (44.00%) BDD
5 11 (44.00%) Scrum
5 11 (44.00%) HTTP
5 11 (44.00%) Red Hat
6 10 (40.00%) TDD
6 10 (40.00%) CentOS
7 9 (36.00%) Windows
8 8 (32.00%) MySQL
8 8 (32.00%) Regression Testing
8 8 (32.00%) Korn
9 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
9 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (28.00%) UNIX
10 6 (24.00%) XenServer
10 6 (24.00%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (24.00%) Puppet
10 6 (24.00%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
10 6 (24.00%) DevOps
11 5 (20.00%) TestLink
11 5 (20.00%) Bug Management
11 5 (20.00%) SaaS
11 5 (20.00%) Confluence

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 5 (20.00%) Confluence
2 4 (16.00%) Apache
2 4 (16.00%) nginx
2 4 (16.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (20.00%) SaaS
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) HTTP
2 5 (20.00%) Wireshark
2 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.00%) LDAP
4 1 (4.00%) SSH
4 1 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) Big Data
2 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (20.00%) TestLink
2 5 (20.00%) Fiddler
2 5 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.00%) JBehave
3 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.00%) Selenium
3 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Welsh Language
2 3 (12.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Test Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Software Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (16.00%) C Software Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Administrator
5 3 (12.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 3 (12.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Automated Test Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Implementation Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) HTML
2 2 (8.00%) OpenGL
2 2 (8.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (4.00%) RESTful
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.00%) DTV
3 1 (4.00%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Linux
2 10 (40.00%) CentOS
3 9 (36.00%) Windows
4 7 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (28.00%) UNIX
5 4 (16.00%) Debian
6 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) BDD
2 11 (44.00%) Scrum
3 10 (40.00%) TDD
4 8 (32.00%) Regression Testing
5 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (24.00%) DevOps
7 5 (20.00%) Bug Management
7 5 (20.00%) Product Management
7 5 (20.00%) Test Management
7 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (12.00%) Automation Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Time Management
9 2 (8.00%) OOP
9 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
9 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
9 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
10 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
10 1 (4.00%) Project Management
10 1 (4.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) Perl
1 16 (64.00%) Python
2 14 (56.00%) C++
3 13 (52.00%) Bash Shell
4 8 (32.00%) Korn
5 5 (20.00%) C
5 5 (20.00%) C#
6 4 (16.00%) PHP
6 4 (16.00%) Java
7 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (12.00%) SQL
8 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
8 2 (8.00%) Erlang
9 1 (4.00%) Groovy
9 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (16.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) XenServer
2 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.00%) Xen
3 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Puppet
1 6 (24.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.00%) YUM
2 1 (4.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (20.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.00%) Google
4 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.00%) Citrix
5 2 (8.00%) TOWER Software
6 1 (4.00%) Rackspace
6 1 (4.00%) Perforce
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