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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 111 110 202
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +92
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 139 124 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.34% 2.26% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.18% 3.87% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 127 110 16
Average salary £45,000 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.92% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +6.66%
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
3325 3201 3384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 56.09% 58.34% 59.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2955 2856 3025
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £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 28 January 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 28 January 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
(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
Bristol +36 76 £53,750 +36.07% 9
Somerset +25 26 £37,500 -25.00% 3
Gloucestershire -5 20 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Dorset -39 8 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Devon -9 4 £31,000 +30.52%
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 160 (55.75%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (44.60%) C#
3 117 (40.77%) Git (software)
4 112 (39.02%) TDD
5 109 (37.98%) Java
6 108 (37.63%) SQL Server
7 107 (37.28%) .NET
8 106 (36.93%) Python
8 106 (36.93%) MVC
9 104 (36.24%) RESTful
10 100 (34.84%) PHP
11 99 (34.49%) NoSQL
12 94 (32.75%) BDD
13 93 (32.40%) Linux
14 87 (30.31%) JavaScript
15 86 (29.97%) Node.js
16 85 (29.62%) OO
17 84 (29.27%) HTML
17 84 (29.27%) WCF
18 77 (26.83%) ASP.NET
19 70 (24.39%) ASP.NET MVC
20 66 (23.00%) CSS
21 64 (22.30%) MySQL
21 64 (22.30%) ASP.NET Web API
22 61 (21.25%) Web Application Development
23 59 (20.56%) E-Commerce
24 58 (20.21%) Perl
24 58 (20.21%) Scrum
25 54 (18.82%) jQuery
26 47 (16.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 86 (29.97%) Node.js
2 25 (8.71%) Apache
3 23 (8.01%) nginx
4 19 (6.62%) Drupal
5 15 (5.23%) WordPress
6 10 (3.48%) Tomcat
6 10 (3.48%) Confluence
7 8 (2.79%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (2.44%) Apache Solr
8 7 (2.44%) IIS
9 6 (2.09%) MediaWiki
10 4 (1.39%) ColdFusion
11 3 (1.05%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.70%) CMS
13 1 (0.35%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (2.79%) Photoshop
2 7 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 30 (10.45%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.83%) SaaS
3 8 (2.79%) PaaS
3 8 (2.79%) GitHub
4 5 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.39%) Amazon S3
5 4 (1.39%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 34 (11.85%) Internet
2 17 (5.92%) TCP/IP
3 13 (4.53%) Firewall
4 12 (4.18%) LAN
4 12 (4.18%) WAN
5 9 (3.14%) IPv6
6 8 (2.79%) Network Security
7 7 (2.44%) IPsec
8 6 (2.09%) LDAP
8 6 (2.09%) VPN
8 6 (2.09%) OSPF
8 6 (2.09%) BGP
8 6 (2.09%) EIGRP
9 3 (1.05%) IPv4
10 2 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.35%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (37.63%) SQL Server
2 99 (34.49%) NoSQL
3 64 (22.30%) MySQL
4 33 (11.50%) Hadoop
5 29 (10.10%) MongoDB
5 29 (10.10%) PostgreSQL
6 25 (8.71%) Relational Database
7 23 (8.01%) SQL Server 2008
8 18 (6.27%) Big Data
9 15 (5.23%) MariaDB
10 11 (3.83%) RDBMS
11 9 (3.14%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (2.79%) Redis
12 8 (2.79%) Neo4j
13 4 (1.39%) Hazelcast
13 4 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (1.39%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 117 (40.77%) Git (software)
2 43 (14.98%) Cucumber
3 32 (11.15%) NUnit
4 30 (10.45%) SpecFlow
5 29 (10.10%) Jenkins
6 28 (9.76%) TeamCity
7 27 (9.41%) Rhino Mocks
7 27 (9.41%) Moq
8 24 (8.36%) CruiseControl
9 20 (6.97%) Selenium
10 19 (6.62%) Eclipse
11 18 (6.27%) Subversion
11 18 (6.27%) Mercurial
12 16 (5.57%) WebDriver
12 16 (5.57%) Hudson
13 13 (4.53%) WATIR
13 13 (4.53%) JIRA
14 5 (1.74%) JUnit
14 5 (1.74%) Visual Studio
14 5 (1.74%) TestNG
General
1 28 (9.76%) Advertising
2 25 (8.71%) Games
3 18 (6.27%) Retail
4 12 (4.18%) Aerospace
5 8 (2.79%) Marketing
6 7 (2.44%) Finance
7 6 (2.09%) Electronics
7 6 (2.09%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.09%) Multimedia
8 5 (1.74%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.39%) Back Office
10 2 (0.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 184 (64.11%) Developer
2 61 (21.25%) .NET Developer
3 31 (10.80%) Software Engineer
4 29 (10.10%) Java Developer
5 27 (9.41%) Software Developer
6 23 (8.01%) Web Developer
7 18 (6.27%) PHP Developer
7 18 (6.27%) Front-End Developer
8 15 (5.23%) C# Developer
8 15 (5.23%) DevOps Engineer
9 14 (4.88%) Senior Developer
10 10 (3.48%) QA Engineer
11 8 (2.79%) Technical Team Leader
11 8 (2.79%) .NET Team Leader
11 8 (2.79%) Quality Engineer
11 8 (2.79%) Team Leader
11 8 (2.79%) Front-End Web Developer
12 7 (2.44%) Support Engineer
13 6 (2.09%) Architect
13 6 (2.09%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (37.28%) .NET
2 104 (36.24%) RESTful
3 84 (29.27%) HTML
3 84 (29.27%) WCF
4 77 (26.83%) ASP.NET
5 70 (24.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 66 (23.00%) CSS
7 64 (22.30%) ASP.NET Web API
8 54 (18.82%) jQuery
9 47 (16.38%) HTML5
9 47 (16.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 41 (14.29%) REST
11 37 (12.89%) .NET Framework
12 31 (10.80%) Web Services
12 31 (10.80%) RabbitMQ
12 31 (10.80%) Gherkin
13 27 (9.41%) MSMQ
13 27 (9.41%) SOAP
14 25 (8.71%) ActiveMQ
14 25 (8.71%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 42 (14.63%) Open Source
2 26 (9.06%) Enterprise Software
3 25 (8.71%) Social Media
4 20 (6.97%) BBC
5 16 (5.57%) User Experience
6 11 (3.83%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.79%) Blog
7 8 (2.79%) Mathematics
7 8 (2.79%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.44%) Derivative
9 6 (2.09%) Wiki
10 5 (1.74%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.39%) DTV
11 4 (1.39%) Physics
11 4 (1.39%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.39%) Algorithms
12 3 (1.05%) Device Driver
13 2 (0.70%) Online Banking
13 2 (0.70%) SCADA
13 2 (0.70%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 93 (32.40%) Linux
2 26 (9.06%) Windows
3 22 (7.67%) CentOS
4 17 (5.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (5.23%) Ubuntu
6 13 (4.53%) Debian
6 13 (4.53%) Fedora
7 12 (4.18%) UNIX
8 7 (2.44%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (2.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (55.75%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (39.02%) TDD
3 106 (36.93%) MVC
4 94 (32.75%) BDD
5 85 (29.62%) OO
6 61 (21.25%) Web Application Development
7 59 (20.56%) E-Commerce
8 58 (20.21%) Scrum
9 44 (15.33%) Software Engineering
9 44 (15.33%) Continuous Integration
10 37 (12.89%) OOP
11 28 (9.76%) OOD
11 28 (9.76%) Automated Testing
11 28 (9.76%) Mentoring
12 23 (8.01%) OOA/OOD
13 22 (7.67%) DevOps
14 20 (6.97%) Test Automation
15 19 (6.62%) Web Development
16 18 (6.27%) Time Management
16 18 (6.27%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 128 (44.60%) C#
2 109 (37.98%) Java
3 106 (36.93%) Python
4 100 (34.84%) PHP
5 87 (30.31%) JavaScript
6 58 (20.21%) Perl
7 43 (14.98%) Bash Shell
8 31 (10.80%) C++
8 31 (10.80%) SQL
9 20 (6.97%) C
10 13 (4.53%) Assembly Language
10 13 (4.53%) PHP5
11 12 (4.18%) Scala
11 12 (4.18%) Golang
12 10 (3.48%) Groovy
12 10 (3.48%) Shell Script
13 7 (2.44%) Lisp
14 5 (1.74%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.39%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (5.23%) Degree
2 12 (4.18%) ISEB
3 10 (3.48%) ISTQB
4 9 (3.14%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.09%) CCNA
6 5 (1.74%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.35%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 12 (4.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.44%) Varnish
3 6 (2.09%) Samba
3 6 (2.09%) Postfix
3 6 (2.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (11.50%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (9.06%) Puppet
3 15 (5.23%) ZABBIX
4 13 (4.53%) Ansible
5 12 (4.18%) Salt
6 10 (3.48%) Nagios
7 9 (3.14%) Vagrant
8 7 (2.44%) HAProxy
8 7 (2.44%) Munin
8 7 (2.44%) Zenoss
8 7 (2.44%) Icinga
9 2 (0.70%) Graphite
10 1 (0.35%) logstash
10 1 (0.35%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 45 (15.68%) Facebook
2 26 (9.06%) Red Hat
3 22 (7.67%) Microsoft
3 22 (7.67%) Google
4 20 (6.97%) Sony
4 20 (6.97%) Yahoo!
4 20 (6.97%) Apple
5 16 (5.57%) Oracle
6 12 (4.18%) VMware
7 7 (2.44%) Adobe
7 7 (2.44%) Percona
8 6 (2.09%) Citrix
9 4 (1.39%) SAP
9 4 (1.39%) Endeca
9 4 (1.39%) Zend
9 4 (1.39%) RedPrairie
10 2 (0.70%) NetApp
11 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.35%) New Relic
11 1 (0.35%) Terracotta
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + negotiable + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol
People Source
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + health, dental, pension, training
Posted: 3 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits (Depends on Location)
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits training and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: Market rates depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
Optima Connections
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago