The first table below looks at the demand for Ruby on Rails skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 23 April 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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 213 213 214
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 18 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.31% 0.11% 0.053%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.70% 0.24% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 3
Average salary £40,000 £28,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.13% -17.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2557 2515 2420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 43.52% 45.78% 43.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2249 2289 2186
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Ruby on Rails
England

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ruby on Rails Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Ruby on Rails
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Ruby on Rails Salary Trend in the South West

Ruby on Rails
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the South West region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Ruby on Rails Salary Histogram in the South West

Ruby on Rails
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Dorset - 7 £40,000 - 1
Devon - 6 - - 1
Somerset - 4 £33,750 - 1
Bristol -10 1 £82,500 +175.00% 2
Ruby on Rails
England

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing Ruby on Rails 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 on Rails.

1 46 (86.79%) Ruby
2 37 (69.81%) Java
3 26 (49.06%) Software Engineering
3 26 (49.06%) TDD
4 25 (47.17%) JavaScript
4 25 (47.17%) CSS
4 25 (47.17%) Linux
5 24 (45.28%) HTML
6 23 (43.40%) XML
6 23 (43.40%) Scrum
7 22 (41.51%) Eclipse
7 22 (41.51%) OO
7 22 (41.51%) Tomcat
7 22 (41.51%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (35.85%) PHP
9 18 (33.96%) .NET
10 17 (32.08%) ASP.NET
11 15 (28.30%) MySQL
12 13 (24.53%) Python
13 12 (22.64%) jQuery
13 12 (22.64%) HTML5
13 12 (22.64%) CSS3
14 11 (20.75%) C#
14 11 (20.75%) SQL
15 9 (16.98%) Ajax
15 9 (16.98%) SOAP
15 9 (16.98%) Drupal
15 9 (16.98%) Git (software)
16 8 (15.09%) NoSQL
17 7 (13.21%) C++

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing Ruby on Rails 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 on Rails. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (41.51%) Tomcat
2 9 (16.98%) Drupal
3 6 (11.32%) WordPress
3 6 (11.32%) SharePoint
3 6 (11.32%) WebSphere
4 4 (7.55%) CMS
5 3 (5.66%) Apache
6 1 (1.89%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.89%) Node.js
6 1 (1.89%) Adobe CQ
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) SaaS
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.30%) MySQL
2 8 (15.09%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.66%) Redis
3 3 (5.66%) Couchbase
3 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.66%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.66%) Firebird
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (41.51%) Eclipse
2 9 (16.98%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.55%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (96.23%) Developer
2 25 (47.17%) Software Developer
3 22 (41.51%) Java Developer
4 18 (33.96%) Java Software Developer
5 10 (18.87%) Junior Developer
5 10 (18.87%) Junior
6 6 (11.32%) PHP Developer
6 6 (11.32%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Junior Software Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Junior Software Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Digital Project Manager
9 1 (1.89%) Product Manager
9 1 (1.89%) Delivery Manager
9 1 (1.89%) Development Manager
9 1 (1.89%) Delivery Project Manager
9 1 (1.89%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (47.17%) CSS
2 24 (45.28%) HTML
3 23 (43.40%) XML
4 18 (33.96%) .NET
5 17 (32.08%) ASP.NET
6 12 (22.64%) jQuery
6 12 (22.64%) HTML5
6 12 (22.64%) CSS3
7 9 (16.98%) SOAP
7 9 (16.98%) Ajax
8 6 (11.32%) JSON
8 6 (11.32%) KnockoutJS
8 6 (11.32%) Ember.js
8 6 (11.32%) Django
8 6 (11.32%) REST
9 4 (7.55%) Play Framework
9 4 (7.55%) XHTML
9 4 (7.55%) Web Services
10 3 (5.66%) LAMP
10 3 (5.66%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
1 3 (5.66%) Open Source
1 3 (5.66%) Kindle
1 3 (5.66%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.77%) Social Network
3 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 25 (47.17%) Linux
2 4 (7.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) TDD
1 26 (49.06%) Software Engineering
2 23 (43.40%) Scrum
3 22 (41.51%) OO
3 22 (41.51%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (13.21%) OOP
5 4 (7.55%) MVC
5 4 (7.55%) Extreme Programming
5 4 (7.55%) Pair Programming
6 2 (3.77%) Refactoring
7 1 (1.89%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.89%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.89%) Project Management
7 1 (1.89%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 46 (86.79%) Ruby
2 37 (69.81%) Java
3 25 (47.17%) JavaScript
4 19 (35.85%) PHP
5 13 (24.53%) Python
6 11 (20.75%) SQL
6 11 (20.75%) C#
7 7 (13.21%) C++
8 6 (11.32%) PHP5
9 5 (9.43%) Scala
10 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
11 2 (3.77%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (1.89%) CFML
12 1 (1.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) Oracle
2 3 (5.66%) Zend
3 1 (1.89%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.89%) Sitecore
Tiverton, Devon
The Oxygen Agency
Salary: £30,000+ depending on experience. Permanent (or Contract considered)
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Optima Connections
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Rockfield
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday