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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 103 181 176
Rank change year-on-year
+78 -5
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 146 30 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.35% 0.58% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.17% 1.02% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 123 29 34
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
3505 2950 3043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 56.53% 57.00% 53.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2994 2628 2783
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,035 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 22 August 2014.

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 22 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
Gloucestershire +30 40 £37,500 +66.66% 5
Bristol +26 39 £55,000 +46.66% 10
Somerset -1 24 £40,000 +60.00% 1
Dorset +9 19 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Devon -6 13 £27,500 -50.00% 1
Wiltshire +6 11 £41,500 +10.66% 2
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 144 (54.55%) Python
2 131 (49.62%) Java
3 115 (43.56%) Linux
4 100 (37.88%) JavaScript
5 94 (35.61%) TDD
6 93 (35.23%) C#
7 81 (30.68%) Scrum
8 75 (28.41%) HTML
8 75 (28.41%) MVC
9 72 (27.27%) Software Engineering
10 66 (25.00%) PHP
10 66 (25.00%) Git (software)
11 63 (23.86%) Agile Software Development
12 60 (22.73%) .NET
13 59 (22.35%) C++
13 59 (22.35%) jQuery
14 57 (21.59%) SQL Server
15 56 (21.21%) CSS
16 55 (20.83%) Perl
16 55 (20.83%) NoSQL
17 54 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
18 53 (20.08%) Degree
19 51 (19.32%) RESTful
20 49 (18.56%) BDD
21 47 (17.80%) XML
22 46 (17.42%) OO
23 45 (17.05%) SQL
24 43 (16.29%) Bash Shell
25 42 (15.91%) Open Source
26 40 (15.15%) MySQL

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 32 (12.12%) Node.js
2 22 (8.33%) Apache
3 21 (7.95%) Tomcat
4 10 (3.79%) IIS
5 5 (1.89%) Confluence
6 4 (1.52%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.14%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.14%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.38%) MediaWiki
8 1 (0.38%) nginx
8 1 (0.38%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (2.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.14%) MS Office
3 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (3.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.95%) SaaS
2 14 (5.30%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.41%) GitHub
4 7 (2.65%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.52%) Amazon S3
5 4 (1.52%) Office 365
6 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.38%) IaaS
7 1 (0.38%) Heroku
7 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.71%) TCP/IP
1 23 (8.71%) Internet
2 20 (7.58%) IPv6
3 19 (7.20%) IPv4
4 6 (2.27%) LDAP
5 5 (1.89%) SMTP
5 5 (1.89%) HTTP
5 5 (1.89%) SNMP
5 5 (1.89%) DNS
5 5 (1.89%) Firewall
6 4 (1.52%) VLAN
7 1 (0.38%) Network Security
7 1 (0.38%) LAN
7 1 (0.38%) WAN
7 1 (0.38%) VPN
7 1 (0.38%) OSPF
7 1 (0.38%) IPsec
7 1 (0.38%) BGP
7 1 (0.38%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.38%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (21.59%) SQL Server
2 55 (20.83%) NoSQL
3 40 (15.15%) MySQL
4 21 (7.95%) Big Data
5 16 (6.06%) Relational Database
6 10 (3.79%) Hadoop
7 9 (3.41%) RDBMS
8 8 (3.03%) MongoDB
9 6 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.89%) CouchDB
10 5 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.52%) RavenDB
12 3 (1.14%) Hazelcast
12 3 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.38%) Redis
14 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 66 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 37 (14.02%) Selenium
3 31 (11.74%) Cucumber
4 29 (10.98%) Eclipse
5 23 (8.71%) WATIR
6 22 (8.33%) Subversion
6 22 (8.33%) WebDriver
7 16 (6.06%) FitNesse
8 15 (5.68%) GCC
8 15 (5.68%) GDB
9 13 (4.92%) TeamCity
10 12 (4.55%) JMeter
11 11 (4.17%) SpecFlow
11 11 (4.17%) JIRA
12 10 (3.79%) Mercurial
13 8 (3.03%) NUnit
13 8 (3.03%) Rhino Mocks
13 8 (3.03%) Moq
13 8 (3.03%) Jenkins
14 7 (2.65%) Ranorex
General
1 27 (10.23%) Telecoms
2 20 (7.58%) Finance
3 11 (4.17%) Electronics
3 11 (4.17%) Games
3 11 (4.17%) Retail
4 10 (3.79%) Manufacturing
4 10 (3.79%) Marketing
5 9 (3.41%) Advertising
6 8 (3.03%) Aerospace
7 5 (1.89%) Banking
8 4 (1.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 149 (56.44%) Developer
2 43 (16.29%) Software Engineer
3 42 (15.91%) Java Developer
4 30 (11.36%) Software Developer
5 28 (10.61%) .NET Developer
6 22 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 22 (8.33%) PHP Developer
7 19 (7.20%) Tester
8 18 (6.82%) C++ Developer
9 14 (5.30%) PHP Web Developer
9 14 (5.30%) Analyst
10 13 (4.92%) Java Software Developer
11 12 (4.55%) Junior
12 11 (4.17%) Applications Developer
12 11 (4.17%) QA Tester
12 11 (4.17%) Web Applications Developer
13 10 (3.79%) QA Engineer
13 10 (3.79%) Senior Developer
14 9 (3.41%) Test Analyst
14 9 (3.41%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (28.41%) HTML
2 60 (22.73%) .NET
3 59 (22.35%) jQuery
4 56 (21.21%) CSS
5 51 (19.32%) RESTful
6 47 (17.80%) XML
7 40 (15.15%) ASP.NET
8 37 (14.02%) Ruby on Rails
9 32 (12.12%) Web Services
9 32 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
10 31 (11.74%) WCF
11 27 (10.23%) STL
11 27 (10.23%) HTML5
11 27 (10.23%) ASP.NET Web API
12 26 (9.85%) JSON
13 21 (7.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 18 (6.82%) LAMP
15 17 (6.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 16 (6.06%) SOAP
17 15 (5.68%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 42 (15.91%) Open Source
2 36 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 22 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 16 (6.06%) Digital Media
5 13 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (4.55%) W3C
7 10 (3.79%) DTV
8 8 (3.03%) BBC
8 8 (3.03%) Blog
8 8 (3.03%) Social Media
9 6 (2.27%) Mathematics
9 6 (2.27%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.89%) Data Integration
10 5 (1.89%) Online Banking
11 4 (1.52%) Physics
11 4 (1.52%) Social Network
12 3 (1.14%) Device Driver
13 1 (0.38%) Embedded Systems
13 1 (0.38%) Inversion of Control
13 1 (0.38%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 115 (43.56%) Linux
2 26 (9.85%) Windows
3 21 (7.95%) UNIX
4 19 (7.20%) CentOS
5 18 (6.82%) Ubuntu
6 10 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (3.41%) Fedora
8 6 (2.27%) Debian
9 4 (1.52%) Android
10 2 (0.76%) SUSE
10 2 (0.76%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (35.61%) TDD
2 81 (30.68%) Scrum
3 75 (28.41%) MVC
4 72 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 63 (23.86%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
7 49 (18.56%) BDD
8 46 (17.42%) OO
9 28 (10.61%) E-Commerce
10 27 (10.23%) Web Application Development
11 24 (9.09%) Automated Testing
12 23 (8.71%) Business Intelligence
13 21 (7.95%) Test Automation
14 18 (6.82%) Test Scripting
14 18 (6.82%) Test Strategy
15 16 (6.06%) Pair Programming
15 16 (6.06%) Web Development
15 16 (6.06%) Multithreading
16 15 (5.68%) Performance Tuning
17 12 (4.55%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 144 (54.55%) Python
2 131 (49.62%) Java
3 100 (37.88%) JavaScript
4 93 (35.23%) C#
5 66 (25.00%) PHP
6 59 (22.35%) C++
7 55 (20.83%) Perl
8 45 (17.05%) SQL
9 43 (16.29%) Bash Shell
10 35 (13.26%) C
11 14 (5.30%) Scala
12 12 (4.55%) Assembly Language
12 12 (4.55%) ECMAScript
13 11 (4.17%) Lisp
14 10 (3.79%) Golang
15 9 (3.41%) PHP5
16 5 (1.89%) PowerShell
16 5 (1.89%) VB.NET
16 5 (1.89%) Shell Script
17 3 (1.14%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 53 (20.08%) Degree
2 27 (10.23%) Security Cleared
3 20 (7.58%) SC Cleared
4 10 (3.79%) ISEB
5 5 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.52%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (14.39%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.38%) SLA
2 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.89%) qmail
2 5 (1.89%) NFS
2 5 (1.89%) Squid
3 4 (1.52%) Xen
3 4 (1.52%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.52%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.38%) Postfix
4 1 (0.38%) XenServer
4 1 (0.38%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (2.65%) Puppet
2 5 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.14%) ZABBIX
4 2 (0.76%) Nagios
4 2 (0.76%) logstash
5 1 (0.38%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.38%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.38%) YUM
5 1 (0.38%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 22 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.95%) Facebook
2 21 (7.95%) Oracle
3 18 (6.82%) Red Hat
4 17 (6.44%) VMware
5 12 (4.55%) Zend
6 10 (3.79%) SAP
7 8 (3.03%) Yahoo!
7 8 (3.03%) Google
7 8 (3.03%) Sony
7 8 (3.03%) Apple
8 7 (2.65%) JBoss
8 7 (2.65%) NetApp
9 5 (1.89%) HP
9 5 (1.89%) Cisco
10 4 (1.52%) Endeca
10 4 (1.52%) RedPrairie
10 4 (1.52%) Twitter
11 3 (1.14%) Citrix
12 2 (0.76%) Empirix
Wiltshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum - flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £28500 per annum - Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: £60000 Per Annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 to £35000 per annum - benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
LA International
Salary: £50000 - £61000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £47000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Gold Group
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tavistock
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Required IT
Salary: £35,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Bath
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Questor Resourcing
Salary: to circa £28,500 + VG benefits
Posted: 22 days ago