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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 76 87 72
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 15 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.36% 0.62% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.79% 1.19% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 5
Average salary £34,500 £38,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.21% +26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
537 586 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 48.77% 52.09% 48.26%
Number of salaries quoted 491 539 391
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -1 8 £35,000 -37.77% 1
Newport +12 3 £34,000 -9.33%
Torfaen -4 3 £34,000 -10.52%
Ruby
Wales

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 18 (90.00%) Linux
2 15 (75.00%) Perl
3 12 (60.00%) Python
3 12 (60.00%) Bash Shell
4 10 (50.00%) HTTP
4 10 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 9 (45.00%) C++
5 9 (45.00%) Scrum
5 9 (45.00%) BDD
5 9 (45.00%) CentOS
6 8 (40.00%) TDD
6 8 (40.00%) Windows
7 7 (35.00%) Regression Testing
7 7 (35.00%) Korn
7 7 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (30.00%) XenServer
8 6 (30.00%) Puppet
8 6 (30.00%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (30.00%) DevOps
8 6 (30.00%) UNIX
8 6 (30.00%) MySQL
9 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
9 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
9 5 (25.00%) QA
9 5 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (25.00%) Finance
9 5 (25.00%) VMware
9 5 (25.00%) Jenkins

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (20.00%) Apache
1 4 (20.00%) nginx
1 4 (20.00%) Confluence
1 4 (20.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (25.00%) SaaS
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) HTTP
2 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (20.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (10.00%) LDAP
4 1 (5.00%) SAN
4 1 (5.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) Big Data
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (20.00%) JIRA
2 4 (20.00%) Fiddler
3 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.00%) JBehave
3 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Multimedia
2 3 (15.00%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Administrator
2 4 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) C Software Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Automated Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.00%) DTV
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) CentOS
3 8 (40.00%) Windows
4 7 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (30.00%) UNIX
6 4 (20.00%) Debian
7 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Scrum
1 9 (45.00%) BDD
2 8 (40.00%) TDD
3 7 (35.00%) Regression Testing
4 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (30.00%) DevOps
5 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (20.00%) Test Management
6 4 (20.00%) Product Management
6 4 (20.00%) Bug Management
7 3 (15.00%) Automation Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Time Management
8 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
9 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
9 1 (5.00%) OOP
9 1 (5.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) Perl
2 12 (60.00%) Python
2 12 (60.00%) Bash Shell
3 9 (45.00%) C++
4 7 (35.00%) Korn
5 4 (20.00%) C
5 4 (20.00%) C#
6 3 (15.00%) Java
6 3 (15.00%) PHP
6 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (10.00%) Erlang
7 2 (10.00%) SQL
8 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
8 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (5.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) XenServer
2 3 (15.00%) Xen
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) KVM
3 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Puppet
1 6 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.00%) Ansible
2 1 (5.00%) YUM
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (25.00%) VMware
3 4 (20.00%) Google
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) TOWER Software
5 1 (5.00%) Perforce
5 1 (5.00%) Rackspace