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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 86 122 176
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +54
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 196 127 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.25% 2.05% 0.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.74% 3.61% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 173 117 36
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £24,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Ruby
England

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
3416 3514 3098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 56.73% 56.81% 58.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2931 3004 2801
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ruby across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 June 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
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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
Bristol +33 96 £56,250 +69.17% 6
Gloucestershire +12 54 £45,000 +28.57% 9
Somerset -2 12 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Dorset +2 11 £35,000 -12.50%
Devon -7 10 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Wiltshire +1 8 £37,500 -40.00% 6
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 204 (63.55%) Python
2 176 (54.83%) Linux
3 137 (42.68%) Agile Software Development
4 135 (42.06%) Git (software)
5 132 (41.12%) Java
6 104 (32.40%) Perl
7 99 (30.84%) MySQL
8 95 (29.60%) Bash Shell
9 93 (28.97%) C#
10 90 (28.04%) Continuous Integration
11 88 (27.41%) DevOps
12 85 (26.48%) PHP
13 82 (25.55%) Puppet
14 81 (25.23%) HTML
15 79 (24.61%) JavaScript
16 77 (23.99%) Software Engineering
17 73 (22.74%) Node.js
18 68 (21.18%) SQL Server
18 68 (21.18%) Configuration Management
19 67 (20.87%) C++
19 67 (20.87%) TDD
20 65 (20.25%) CSS
21 63 (19.63%) VMware
21 63 (19.63%) Amazon AWS
22 58 (18.07%) VMware Infrastructure
22 58 (18.07%) Opscode Chef
23 56 (17.45%) HTML5
23 56 (17.45%) NoSQL
23 56 (17.45%) MVC
23 56 (17.45%) Apache

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 73 (22.74%) Node.js
2 56 (17.45%) Apache
3 37 (11.53%) nginx
4 33 (10.28%) Elasticsearch
5 26 (8.10%) Tomcat
6 19 (5.92%) OpenStack
7 6 (1.87%) ColdFusion
7 6 (1.87%) MediaWiki
7 6 (1.87%) WordPress
7 6 (1.87%) Confluence
8 5 (1.56%) Drupal
9 4 (1.25%) IIS
9 4 (1.25%) JBoss
10 3 (0.93%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.62%) Mule ESB
11 2 (0.62%) Mule
11 2 (0.62%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (1.56%) Photoshop
1 5 (1.56%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (4.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.62%) Magento
3 1 (0.31%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 63 (19.63%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (6.23%) SaaS
3 11 (3.43%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (1.87%) Amazon S3
5 4 (1.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (0.93%) PaaS
7 2 (0.62%) Heroku
7 2 (0.62%) IaaS
7 2 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 40 (12.46%) Internet
2 33 (10.28%) LAN
2 33 (10.28%) WAN
3 32 (9.97%) Firewall
4 23 (7.17%) TCP/IP
5 10 (3.12%) Network Security
6 8 (2.49%) OSPF
6 8 (2.49%) BGP
6 8 (2.49%) VPN
6 8 (2.49%) DNS
7 7 (2.18%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (1.87%) EIGRP
8 6 (1.87%) Wireshark
8 6 (1.87%) IPv6
8 6 (1.87%) IPsec
8 6 (1.87%) LDAP
8 6 (1.87%) HTTP
9 3 (0.93%) Multicast
10 2 (0.62%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (0.62%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (30.84%) MySQL
2 68 (21.18%) SQL Server
3 56 (17.45%) NoSQL
4 45 (14.02%) MongoDB
5 31 (9.66%) Relational Database
6 28 (8.72%) Big Data
7 20 (6.23%) RDBMS
8 18 (5.61%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (2.18%) Hazelcast
9 7 (2.18%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.93%) Redis
12 2 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 135 (42.06%) Git (software)
2 55 (17.13%) Jenkins
3 41 (12.77%) Hudson
4 19 (5.92%) Cucumber
5 17 (5.30%) ClearCase
6 16 (4.98%) Selenium
7 13 (4.05%) Subversion
8 12 (3.74%) SpecFlow
9 11 (3.43%) WebDriver
10 10 (3.12%) TeamCity
10 10 (3.12%) Maven
10 10 (3.12%) JIRA
11 9 (2.80%) NUnit
12 8 (2.49%) JUnit
13 7 (2.18%) Eclipse
14 6 (1.87%) CruiseControl
14 6 (1.87%) Ant
14 6 (1.87%) Gradle
14 6 (1.87%) Artifactory
15 5 (1.56%) TestNG
General
1 37 (11.53%) Telecoms
2 23 (7.17%) Finance
3 18 (5.61%) Marketing
4 17 (5.30%) Electronics
4 17 (5.30%) Military
5 14 (4.36%) Manufacturing
6 11 (3.43%) Games
7 9 (2.80%) Advertising
8 6 (1.87%) Multimedia
9 4 (1.25%) Retail
10 3 (0.93%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 130 (40.50%) Developer
2 63 (19.63%) Software Engineer
3 57 (17.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 39 (12.15%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 35 (10.90%) .NET Developer
5 35 (10.90%) Software Developer
6 29 (9.03%) Systems Administrator
6 29 (9.03%) Administrator
7 20 (6.23%) C++ Developer
7 20 (6.23%) Systems Engineer
8 19 (5.92%) Senior Developer
8 19 (5.92%) Analyst
9 17 (5.30%) Graduate
9 17 (5.30%) Java Developer
10 16 (4.98%) PHP Developer
11 15 (4.67%) Web Developer
12 14 (4.36%) Junior
12 14 (4.36%) Junior Developer
12 14 (4.36%) Junior .NET Developer
12 14 (4.36%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (25.23%) HTML
2 65 (20.25%) CSS
3 56 (17.45%) HTML5
4 54 (16.82%) .NET
5 49 (15.26%) RESTful
6 47 (14.64%) jQuery
7 43 (13.40%) ASP.NET
7 43 (13.40%) LAMP
8 38 (11.84%) ASP.NET MVC
9 37 (11.53%) Web Services
10 34 (10.59%) ASP.NET Web API
11 33 (10.28%) Spring
12 30 (9.35%) CSS3
13 28 (8.72%) .NET Framework
14 25 (7.79%) REST
15 24 (7.48%) WCF
16 23 (7.17%) Hibernate
17 22 (6.85%) STL
18 21 (6.54%) J2EE
18 21 (6.54%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.54%) Visualisation
2 19 (5.92%) Digital Media
3 18 (5.61%) PKI
4 14 (4.36%) DTV
5 12 (3.74%) Data Centre
6 10 (3.12%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.18%) Xbox
8 6 (1.87%) Mathematics
8 6 (1.87%) Wiki
8 6 (1.87%) User Experience
9 4 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (0.93%) Social Media
11 2 (0.62%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.62%) Clustering
11 2 (0.62%) Machine to Machine
12 1 (0.31%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.31%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.31%) SCADA
12 1 (0.31%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 176 (54.83%) Linux
2 50 (15.58%) Windows
3 42 (13.08%) UNIX
4 35 (10.90%) CentOS
5 23 (7.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (6.85%) Fedora
6 22 (6.85%) Ubuntu
7 13 (4.05%) Debian
8 8 (2.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.25%) Amazon Linux
11 2 (0.62%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.62%) Android
11 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.62%) HPUX
11 2 (0.62%) Solaris
11 2 (0.62%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (42.68%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (28.04%) Continuous Integration
3 88 (27.41%) DevOps
4 77 (23.99%) Software Engineering
5 68 (21.18%) Configuration Management
6 67 (20.87%) TDD
7 56 (17.45%) MVC
8 55 (17.13%) Scrum
9 51 (15.89%) BDD
10 42 (13.08%) E-Commerce
11 35 (10.90%) SDLC
12 34 (10.59%) Web Application Development
12 34 (10.59%) Open Source
13 30 (9.35%) Test Automation
14 29 (9.03%) Business Intelligence
15 27 (8.41%) Mentoring
16 25 (7.79%) Continuous Improvement
17 24 (7.48%) Cyber Security
17 24 (7.48%) OO
18 23 (7.17%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 204 (63.55%) Python
2 132 (41.12%) Java
3 104 (32.40%) Perl
4 95 (29.60%) Bash Shell
5 93 (28.97%) C#
6 85 (26.48%) PHP
7 79 (24.61%) JavaScript
8 67 (20.87%) C++
9 50 (15.58%) SQL
10 39 (12.15%) C
11 27 (8.41%) PowerShell
12 14 (4.36%) PHP5
13 13 (4.05%) Assembly Language
14 11 (3.43%) Groovy
15 6 (1.87%) CFML
16 5 (1.56%) VB
16 5 (1.56%) Scala
17 3 (0.93%) Lua
18 2 (0.62%) R
18 2 (0.62%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 48 (14.95%) Degree
2 34 (10.59%) Security Cleared
3 33 (10.28%) SC Cleared
4 27 (8.41%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (8.41%) CCNA
5 25 (7.79%) DV Cleared
6 9 (2.80%) ISEB
7 2 (0.62%) HND
7 2 (0.62%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.31%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.98%) QA
System Software
1 58 (18.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (6.85%) Hyper-V
3 12 (3.74%) Samba
4 9 (2.80%) Docker
5 8 (2.49%) Postfix
6 7 (2.18%) KVM
7 6 (1.87%) Xen
7 6 (1.87%) XenServer
7 6 (1.87%) LXC
7 6 (1.87%) iptables
7 6 (1.87%) Active Directory
8 5 (1.56%) Snort
9 3 (0.93%) vSphere
10 2 (0.62%) NFS
10 2 (0.62%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 82 (25.55%) Puppet
2 58 (18.07%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (10.59%) Ansible
4 32 (9.97%) Salt
5 31 (9.66%) Nagios
6 24 (7.48%) Graphite
7 10 (3.12%) ZABBIX
8 6 (1.87%) Kibana
9 4 (1.25%) Zenoss
10 3 (0.93%) CFEngine
10 3 (0.93%) Cobbler
11 2 (0.62%) Icinga
11 2 (0.62%) logstash
11 2 (0.62%) SmokePing
11 2 (0.62%) Cacti
11 2 (0.62%) SCCM
11 2 (0.62%) SCOM
12 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 63 (19.63%) VMware
2 39 (12.15%) Red Hat
3 34 (10.59%) Oracle
4 21 (6.54%) Microsoft
5 14 (4.36%) SAP
6 10 (3.12%) Adobe
7 6 (1.87%) Citrix
8 5 (1.56%) Google
9 4 (1.25%) Facebook
10 3 (0.93%) Rackspace
11 2 (0.62%) Apple
11 2 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.62%) Terracotta
11 2 (0.62%) HP
11 2 (0.62%) Cisco
12 1 (0.31%) Zoho
12 1 (0.31%) Talend
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Noir Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
JPS Selection
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Salary competitive joining salary + equity + relocation
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Salary competitive joining salary + equity + relocation
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + negotiable + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £100000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
People Source
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
People Source
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 7 days ago