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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 75 78 90
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 23 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.83% 1.39% 0.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.45% 2.79% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 21 14 7
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -9.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £36,300
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £39,250 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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
666 538 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 52.86% 49.91% 52.46%
Number of salaries quoted 576 491 549
Average salary £35,000 £34,250 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.18% -0.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £42,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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
Cardiff -5 16 £35,000 - 4
Torfaen +3 5 £37,500 +10.29%
Gwent - 1 £38,000 -
Ruby
Wales

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 29 (76.32%) Python
2 28 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (55.26%) Java
4 20 (52.63%) JavaScript
5 19 (50.00%) PHP
6 17 (44.74%) C#
7 16 (42.11%) Perl
7 16 (42.11%) Linux
8 15 (39.47%) C++
8 15 (39.47%) TDD
8 15 (39.47%) Big Data
9 13 (34.21%) MongoDB
9 13 (34.21%) Test Automation
10 12 (31.58%) Bash Shell
11 11 (28.95%) Git (software)
11 11 (28.95%) BDD
11 11 (28.95%) Node.js
12 9 (23.68%) TOWER Software
12 9 (23.68%) Scrum
12 9 (23.68%) Subversion
12 9 (23.68%) Automated Testing
12 9 (23.68%) OOP
12 9 (23.68%) OO
12 9 (23.68%) Amazon Redshift
12 9 (23.68%) Selenium
13 8 (21.05%) REST
13 8 (21.05%) Web Services
13 8 (21.05%) Telecoms
14 7 (18.42%) CSS
14 7 (18.42%) SOAP

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 11 (28.95%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) PaaS
2 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (10.53%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (7.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) RFID
1 3 (7.89%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (5.26%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (39.47%) Big Data
2 13 (34.21%) MongoDB
3 9 (23.68%) Amazon Redshift
4 6 (15.79%) Data Mining
4 6 (15.79%) NoSQL
4 6 (15.79%) MySQL
5 4 (10.53%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Git (software)
2 9 (23.68%) Subversion
2 9 (23.68%) Selenium
3 6 (15.79%) Cucumber
4 5 (13.16%) Hudson
4 5 (13.16%) Jenkins
4 5 (13.16%) TeamCity
5 4 (10.53%) Mercurial
6 3 (7.89%) JBehave
General
1 8 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 6 (15.79%) Advertising
2 6 (15.79%) Marketing
3 3 (7.89%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Developer
2 11 (28.95%) Analyst
2 11 (28.95%) Test Analyst
3 9 (23.68%) Software Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Automation Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Test Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) PHP Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Software Development Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Development Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Software Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Support
6 2 (5.26%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Security Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Cyber Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) Web Services
1 8 (21.05%) REST
2 7 (18.42%) HTML
2 7 (18.42%) CSS
2 7 (18.42%) SOAP
3 5 (13.16%) .NET
4 4 (10.53%) CSS3
4 4 (10.53%) HTML5
5 3 (7.89%) Ajax
6 2 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
6 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (5.26%) WCF
6 2 (5.26%) RESTful
6 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.63%) Laravel
7 1 (2.63%) Backbone.js
7 1 (2.63%) Ember.js
7 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.63%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) User Experience
2 3 (7.89%) Web 2.0
2 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) Blog
3 2 (5.26%) Social Media
3 2 (5.26%) DTV
3 2 (5.26%) BBC
3 2 (5.26%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 16 (42.11%) Linux
2 6 (15.79%) UNIX
3 3 (7.89%) Windows
3 3 (7.89%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (39.47%) TDD
3 13 (34.21%) Test Automation
4 11 (28.95%) BDD
5 9 (23.68%) Scrum
5 9 (23.68%) OOP
5 9 (23.68%) OO
5 9 (23.68%) Automated Testing
6 6 (15.79%) MVC
6 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
6 6 (15.79%) Mobile Marketing
6 6 (15.79%) Cyber Security
6 6 (15.79%) Manual Testing
7 5 (13.16%) API Development
7 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
8 4 (10.53%) Integration Testing
8 4 (10.53%) Web Development
8 4 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (10.53%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 29 (76.32%) Python
2 21 (55.26%) Java
3 20 (52.63%) JavaScript
4 19 (50.00%) PHP
5 17 (44.74%) C#
6 16 (42.11%) Perl
7 15 (39.47%) C++
8 12 (31.58%) Bash Shell
9 5 (13.16%) Go
10 4 (10.53%) SQL
11 3 (7.89%) C
11 3 (7.89%) Erlang
11 3 (7.89%) Embedded C
11 3 (7.89%) Embedded C++
12 2 (5.26%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) ISEB
1 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) TOWER Software
2 6 (15.79%) Facebook
3 5 (13.16%) Google
4 4 (10.53%) Twitter
5 2 (5.26%) Yahoo!
5 2 (5.26%) Apple
5 2 (5.26%) Sony
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle
6 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
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