The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 225 203 211
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +8
Permanent jobs citing Ruby on Rails 13 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.21% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.50% 0.36% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 8
Average salary £40,000 £25,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £36,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +7.46%
Ruby on Rails
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2608 2228 2145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.94% 43.79% 37.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2247 1996 1936
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
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 19 September 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
Dorset +6 12 £40,000 - 1
Wiltshire +3 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Ruby on Rails
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 37 (97.37%) Ruby
2 31 (81.58%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (73.68%) Java
4 27 (71.05%) TDD
5 26 (68.42%) XML
5 26 (68.42%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (63.16%) Eclipse
7 18 (47.37%) JavaScript
8 16 (42.11%) Linux
8 16 (42.11%) NoSQL
9 15 (39.47%) Time Management
9 15 (39.47%) Scala
10 14 (36.84%) Git (software)
10 14 (36.84%) RESTful
10 14 (36.84%) Mercurial
10 14 (36.84%) Software Engineering
10 14 (36.84%) JSON
10 14 (36.84%) Coaching
10 14 (36.84%) Mobile App
10 14 (36.84%) Golang
10 14 (36.84%) Play Framework
10 14 (36.84%) Pair Programming
10 14 (36.84%) MVC
10 14 (36.84%) Extreme Programming
11 13 (34.21%) Scrum
12 10 (26.32%) OO
12 10 (26.32%) Tomcat
12 10 (26.32%) Python
13 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
14 5 (13.16%) Debian

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (26.32%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.26%) ColdFusion
2 2 (5.26%) Node.js
3 1 (2.63%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (2.63%) CMS
3 1 (2.63%) Drupal
3 1 (2.63%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.63%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Office 365
2 1 (2.63%) GitHub
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.63%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) IPv4
1 2 (5.26%) IPv6
1 2 (5.26%) Firewall
1 2 (5.26%) VLAN
2 1 (2.63%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) NoSQL
2 5 (13.16%) CouchDB
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.26%) MySQL
5 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (63.16%) Eclipse
2 14 (36.84%) Git (software)
2 14 (36.84%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.63%) RSpec
3 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.63%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (2.63%) Sublime Text
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.26%) Games
2 2 (5.26%) Marketing
2 2 (5.26%) Electronics
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (92.11%) Developer
2 26 (68.42%) Java Developer
3 13 (34.21%) Software Developer
4 10 (26.32%) Java Software Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Junior Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Junior
6 3 (7.89%) Software Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Graduate
6 3 (7.89%) Graduate Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Junior Software Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Junior Software Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.63%) Delivery Project Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Programme Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (68.42%) XML
2 14 (36.84%) JSON
2 14 (36.84%) RESTful
2 14 (36.84%) Play Framework
3 4 (10.53%) HTML
4 3 (7.89%) Django
5 2 (5.26%) .NET
5 2 (5.26%) CSS
6 1 (2.63%) jQuery
6 1 (2.63%) HTML5
6 1 (2.63%) Backbone.js
6 1 (2.63%) Sass
6 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Mobile App
2 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 5 (13.16%) Open Source
4 2 (5.26%) DTV
4 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.63%) User Experience
5 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (42.11%) Linux
2 5 (13.16%) Debian
3 4 (10.53%) Ubuntu
4 3 (7.89%) Windows
5 2 (5.26%) CentOS
5 2 (5.26%) Fedora
5 2 (5.26%) SUSE
6 1 (2.63%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (81.58%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (71.05%) TDD
3 26 (68.42%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (39.47%) Time Management
5 14 (36.84%) Extreme Programming
5 14 (36.84%) Coaching
5 14 (36.84%) Pair Programming
5 14 (36.84%) Software Engineering
5 14 (36.84%) MVC
6 13 (34.21%) Scrum
7 10 (26.32%) OO
8 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.26%) DevOps
9 2 (5.26%) Programme Management
9 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (2.63%) Data Modelling
10 1 (2.63%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 37 (97.37%) Ruby
2 28 (73.68%) Java
3 18 (47.37%) JavaScript
4 15 (39.47%) Scala
5 14 (36.84%) Golang
6 10 (26.32%) Python
7 4 (10.53%) Perl
8 3 (7.89%) PHP
8 3 (7.89%) SQL
9 2 (5.26%) CFML
9 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
9 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.63%) VB6
10 1 (2.63%) C#
10 1 (2.63%) C++
10 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.26%) Xen
1 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (5.26%) SAP
1 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
1 2 (5.26%) VMware
2 1 (2.63%) EPiServer
2 1 (2.63%) Sitecore
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 11 days ago