The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
England / South West
Rank 134 132 110
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -22
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 98 126 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.94% 2.20% 2.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.30% 3.87% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 93 110 134
Median salary £45,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.16% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £67,050
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%

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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2969 3258 3297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 58.69% 56.79% 55.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2473 2800 2926
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Ruby
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Ruby Salary Trend in the South West

Ruby
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby across the South West region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Ruby Salary Histogram in the South West

Ruby
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the South West region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire -13 39 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Bristol -5 30 £43,000 -28.33% 9
Devon -14 16 £45,000 +63.63% 6
Wiltshire +25 5 £55,000 - 1
Somerset +2 5 £35,000 -15.15%
Dorset - 3 £45,000 - 1
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 147 (82.58%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (61.24%) Python
3 104 (58.43%) Linux
4 88 (49.44%) Java
5 75 (42.13%) JavaScript
5 75 (42.13%) C#
6 67 (37.64%) TDD
6 67 (37.64%) Git (software)
7 59 (33.15%) Scrum
7 59 (33.15%) BDD
8 52 (29.21%) DevOps
8 52 (29.21%) MVC
9 49 (27.53%) MongoDB
10 48 (26.97%) Node.js
10 48 (26.97%) Amazon AWS
11 46 (25.84%) Security Cleared
11 46 (25.84%) Software Engineering
12 45 (25.28%) Perl
13 44 (24.72%) Hibernate
14 43 (24.16%) HTML
14 43 (24.16%) NoSQL
15 42 (23.60%) CSS
16 41 (23.03%) C++
16 41 (23.03%) .NET
17 39 (21.91%) Oracle
17 39 (21.91%) AngularJS
18 38 (21.35%) SQL Server
19 37 (20.79%) SQL
19 37 (20.79%) Spring
20 36 (20.22%) Windows

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (15.17%) JBoss
2 18 (10.11%) Apache Spark
3 16 (8.99%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (7.30%) Apache Pig
4 13 (7.30%) Tomcat
5 12 (6.74%) Mule
5 12 (6.74%) Mule ESB
5 12 (6.74%) OpenStack
6 9 (5.06%) CloudStack
7 7 (3.93%) WebLogic
7 7 (3.93%) WebSphere
7 7 (3.93%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (2.25%) Apache
9 2 (1.12%) IIS
9 2 (1.12%) WordPress
10 1 (0.56%) CMS
10 1 (0.56%) Confluence
10 1 (0.56%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.56%) MS Office
1 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (10.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 48 (26.97%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (10.11%) SaaS
3 12 (6.74%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (6.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.69%) Heroku
6 2 (1.12%) GitHub
7 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.56%) G Suite
7 1 (0.56%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.56%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (0.56%) IaaS
7 1 (0.56%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.06%) Firewall
2 6 (3.37%) SSH
3 4 (2.25%) HTTP
4 3 (1.69%) SMTP
4 3 (1.69%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.12%) DNS
5 2 (1.12%) FTP
5 2 (1.12%) Network Security
6 1 (0.56%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.56%) IMAP
6 1 (0.56%) Internet
6 1 (0.56%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.56%) LAN
6 1 (0.56%) LDAP
6 1 (0.56%) MQTT
6 1 (0.56%) POP3
6 1 (0.56%) WAN
6 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (27.53%) MongoDB
2 43 (24.16%) NoSQL
3 38 (21.35%) SQL Server
4 27 (15.17%) Hadoop
5 26 (14.61%) MySQL
6 21 (11.80%) Big Data
6 21 (11.80%) Relational Database
7 17 (9.55%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (9.55%) SQL Server 2014
8 16 (8.99%) RDBMS
9 13 (7.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 13 (7.30%) Apache Hive
10 5 (2.81%) Apache Accumulo
10 5 (2.81%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (1.12%) MariaDB
11 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.56%) BigQuery
12 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.56%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.56%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 67 (37.64%) Git (software)
2 31 (17.42%) Jenkins
3 29 (16.29%) Selenium
4 26 (14.61%) JIRA
5 21 (11.80%) Cucumber
6 19 (10.67%) JMeter
7 14 (7.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 14 (7.87%) JUnit
8 12 (6.74%) IntelliJ
9 11 (6.18%) LoadRunner
10 8 (4.49%) Bitbucket
10 8 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (3.93%) Subversion
11 7 (3.93%) TeamCity
11 7 (3.93%) WATIR
12 5 (2.81%) Maven
12 5 (2.81%) Vagrant
12 5 (2.81%) Zephyr
13 4 (2.25%) Appium
13 4 (2.25%) Calabash
General
1 29 (16.29%) Telecoms
2 26 (14.61%) Finance
3 23 (12.92%) Manufacturing
4 21 (11.80%) Games
5 18 (10.11%) Electronics
5 18 (10.11%) Marketing
5 18 (10.11%) Retail
6 3 (1.69%) Banking
7 2 (1.12%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 80 (44.94%) Developer
2 32 (17.98%) .NET Developer
3 28 (15.73%) Software Engineer
4 22 (12.36%) DevOps Engineer
5 18 (10.11%) Java Developer
5 18 (10.11%) Test Engineer
6 17 (9.55%) Test Automation Engineer
7 16 (8.99%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 16 (8.99%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (8.99%) C# Developer
7 16 (8.99%) Ruby Developer
7 16 (8.99%) Senior Developer
8 13 (7.30%) Analyst
9 11 (6.18%) Lead Software Engineer
9 11 (6.18%) Test Analyst
10 10 (5.62%) Full Stack Developer
10 10 (5.62%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 10 (5.62%) Software Developer
11 9 (5.06%) Senior Software Developer
12 7 (3.93%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (26.97%) Node.js
2 44 (24.72%) Hibernate
3 43 (24.16%) HTML
4 42 (23.60%) CSS
5 41 (23.03%) .NET
6 39 (21.91%) AngularJS
7 37 (20.79%) Spring
8 34 (19.10%) jQuery
9 31 (17.42%) Web Services
10 30 (16.85%) Ruby on Rails
11 29 (16.29%) Apache Camel
11 29 (16.29%) ASP.NET
11 29 (16.29%) RESTful
12 27 (15.17%) .NET Framework
12 27 (15.17%) ASP.NET MVC
13 26 (14.61%) Java EE
14 25 (14.04%) LAMP
14 25 (14.04%) XML
15 23 (12.92%) CSS3
15 23 (12.92%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.55%) PKI
2 10 (5.62%) Video on Demand
3 8 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (4.49%) User Experience
4 7 (3.93%) Streaming Video
5 4 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.25%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.69%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.69%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.12%) BBC
7 2 (1.12%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.12%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.12%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.12%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.12%) Social Media
8 1 (0.56%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.56%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.56%) Replication
8 1 (0.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 104 (58.43%) Linux
2 36 (20.22%) Windows
3 33 (18.54%) Unix
4 10 (5.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (5.06%) CentOS
6 3 (1.69%) Android
7 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.56%) Debian
8 1 (0.56%) Fedora
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (82.58%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (37.64%) TDD
3 59 (33.15%) BDD
3 59 (33.15%) Scrum
4 52 (29.21%) DevOps
4 52 (29.21%) MVC
5 46 (25.84%) Software Engineering
6 34 (19.10%) Configuration Management
6 34 (19.10%) OO
7 27 (15.17%) Test Automation
8 25 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (13.48%) SDLC
10 23 (12.92%) Programme Management
11 22 (12.36%) Web Application Development
12 21 (11.80%) Non-Functional Testing
13 20 (11.24%) Analytics
13 20 (11.24%) Data Analytics
14 19 (10.67%) Cybersecurity
15 18 (10.11%) Business Intelligence
15 18 (10.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 109 (61.24%) Python
2 88 (49.44%) Java
3 75 (42.13%) C#
3 75 (42.13%) JavaScript
4 45 (25.28%) Perl
5 41 (23.03%) C++
6 37 (20.79%) SQL
7 25 (14.04%) Bash Shell
8 24 (13.48%) C
9 10 (5.62%) Shell Script
10 9 (5.06%) PHP
11 5 (2.81%) XPath
12 4 (2.25%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.69%) Scala
14 2 (1.12%) R
15 1 (0.56%) Clojure
15 1 (0.56%) Fortran
15 1 (0.56%) Go
15 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.56%) sed
Qualifications
1 46 (25.84%) Security Cleared
2 33 (18.54%) Degree
3 29 (16.29%) ISTQB
4 24 (13.48%) ISEB
5 21 (11.80%) DV Cleared
6 15 (8.43%) SC Cleared
7 7 (3.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.62%) QA
System Software
1 17 (9.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (8.99%) Hyper-V
3 10 (5.62%) vSphere
3 10 (5.62%) Xen
4 9 (5.06%) Docker
4 9 (5.06%) XenServer
5 2 (1.12%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.56%) iptables
6 1 (0.56%) KVM
6 1 (0.56%) Squid
6 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 31 (17.42%) Puppet
2 29 (16.29%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (7.30%) Ansible
3 13 (7.30%) Cobbler
3 13 (7.30%) Tivoli
4 12 (6.74%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (4.49%) Salt
6 7 (3.93%) Terraform
7 2 (1.12%) Nagios
7 2 (1.12%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.56%) Graphite
8 1 (0.56%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 39 (21.91%) Oracle
2 19 (10.67%) VMware
3 18 (10.11%) SAP
4 16 (8.99%) Red Hat
5 15 (8.43%) Apple
5 15 (8.43%) HP
6 14 (7.87%) Microsoft
7 9 (5.06%) EnterpriseDB
8 5 (2.81%) CA Agile Central
9 3 (1.69%) Google
10 2 (1.12%) Facebook
10 2 (1.12%) Sony
10 2 (1.12%) Yahoo!
11 1 (0.56%) Adobe
11 1 (0.56%) Intel
11 1 (0.56%) Talend
11 1 (0.56%) Xamarin
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