The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 129 186 187
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +1
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 97 34 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.67% 0.63% 0.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.98% 1.06% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 95 31 27
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £27,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,300 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3255 3200 3290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 56.11% 59.47% 58.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2842 2866 2904
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £47,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Ruby
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +20 37 £37,500 +12.78% 6
Gloucestershire +44 35 £35,000 - 9
Dorset - 8 £40,000 - 2
Somerset -11 6 £37,500 -6.25% 8
Wiltshire - 3 £27,500 - 5
Devon -9 1 £50,000 +81.81% 1
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 137 (59.31%) Java
2 124 (53.68%) Linux
3 101 (43.72%) JavaScript
3 101 (43.72%) HTML
4 99 (42.86%) C#
5 96 (41.56%) Python
6 88 (38.10%) Software Engineering
7 85 (36.80%) PHP
7 85 (36.80%) CSS
8 77 (33.33%) jQuery
9 75 (32.47%) Scrum
10 72 (31.17%) XML
11 71 (30.74%) TDD
12 65 (28.14%) NoSQL
13 63 (27.27%) .NET
14 62 (26.84%) MVC
15 59 (25.54%) OO
16 57 (24.68%) Web Services
17 56 (24.24%) MySQL
17 56 (24.24%) C++
18 52 (22.51%) Agile Software Development
19 50 (21.65%) Degree
19 50 (21.65%) SQL Server
20 48 (20.78%) ASP.NET
20 48 (20.78%) SQL
21 46 (19.91%) Ruby on Rails
21 46 (19.91%) Git (software)
22 42 (18.18%) Open Source
23 40 (17.32%) HTML5
24 38 (16.45%) RESTful

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 33 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 25 (10.82%) Node.js
3 9 (3.90%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.16%) Drupal
4 5 (2.16%) Apache
5 4 (1.73%) CMS
6 3 (1.30%) WordPress
7 1 (0.43%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.43%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.43%) nginx
7 1 (0.43%) uWSGI
Applications
1 1 (0.43%) MS Office
1 1 (0.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.60%) Magento
2 4 (1.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.36%) SaaS
2 8 (3.46%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.16%) Amazon S3
5 4 (1.73%) IaaS
5 4 (1.73%) PaaS
6 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.36%) Internet
2 14 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.30%) HTTP
4 2 (0.87%) DNS
4 2 (0.87%) SMS
4 2 (0.87%) SMTP
4 2 (0.87%) Wireless
4 2 (0.87%) SSH
5 1 (0.43%) VLAN
5 1 (0.43%) IPv4
5 1 (0.43%) IPv6
5 1 (0.43%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (28.14%) NoSQL
2 56 (24.24%) MySQL
3 50 (21.65%) SQL Server
4 35 (15.15%) MongoDB
5 20 (8.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (8.66%) Redis
6 18 (7.79%) Big Data
7 17 (7.36%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (7.36%) Relational Database
8 13 (5.63%) Hazelcast
9 11 (4.76%) Hadoop
10 9 (3.90%) EDRMS
11 8 (3.46%) MS Access
12 7 (3.03%) RDBMS
13 5 (2.16%) Amazon RDS
14 3 (1.30%) Firebird
14 3 (1.30%) Couchbase
15 2 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 46 (19.91%) Git (software)
2 23 (9.96%) Eclipse
3 18 (7.79%) Selenium
4 12 (5.19%) RSpec
4 12 (5.19%) Subversion
4 12 (5.19%) FitNesse
5 10 (4.33%) NUnit
6 9 (3.90%) JMeter
6 9 (3.90%) JUnit
6 9 (3.90%) Jasmine
7 8 (3.46%) WATIR
8 6 (2.60%) WatiN
9 5 (2.16%) Ranorex
10 4 (1.73%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.73%) TestComplete
10 4 (1.73%) Mercurial
10 4 (1.73%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.30%) QuickTest Pro
11 3 (1.30%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.30%) Jenkins
General
1 34 (14.72%) Finance
2 19 (8.23%) Telecoms
3 14 (6.06%) Retail
4 8 (3.46%) Aerospace
5 7 (3.03%) Marketing
6 4 (1.73%) Electronics
6 4 (1.73%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 132 (57.14%) Developer
2 42 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 39 (16.88%) Web Developer
4 38 (16.45%) Software Developer
5 37 (16.02%) Java Developer
6 26 (11.26%) PHP Developer
7 20 (8.66%) PHP Web Developer
7 20 (8.66%) .NET Developer
8 19 (8.23%) Java Software Developer
9 17 (7.36%) Tester
10 16 (6.93%) Junior
11 12 (5.19%) Senior Developer
12 11 (4.76%) Analyst
13 10 (4.33%) Junior Developer
14 9 (3.90%) Senior Tester
14 9 (3.90%) QA Tester
14 9 (3.90%) Senior Java Developer
14 9 (3.90%) Test Analyst
15 8 (3.46%) Web Engineer
15 8 (3.46%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (43.72%) HTML
2 85 (36.80%) CSS
3 77 (33.33%) jQuery
4 72 (31.17%) XML
5 63 (27.27%) .NET
6 57 (24.68%) Web Services
7 48 (20.78%) ASP.NET
8 46 (19.91%) Ruby on Rails
9 40 (17.32%) HTML5
10 38 (16.45%) RESTful
11 25 (10.82%) SOAP
12 23 (9.96%) Play Framework
12 23 (9.96%) Symfony
13 22 (9.52%) WCF
14 20 (8.66%) ASP.NET MVC
14 20 (8.66%) ASP.NET Web API
14 20 (8.66%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 20 (8.66%) Backbone.js
15 19 (8.23%) XML-RPC
15 19 (8.23%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 42 (18.18%) Open Source
2 34 (14.72%) Computer Science
3 22 (9.52%) Social Network
4 20 (8.66%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (6.49%) Digital Media
6 11 (4.76%) W3C
7 9 (3.90%) Mobile App
7 9 (3.90%) Machine Learning
8 8 (3.46%) BBC
9 4 (1.73%) DTV
10 3 (1.30%) CUDA
10 3 (1.30%) Kindle
10 3 (1.30%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.30%) GPGPU
10 3 (1.30%) iPhone
11 2 (0.87%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.87%) Handset
12 1 (0.43%) 3D Graphics
12 1 (0.43%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.43%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 124 (53.68%) Linux
2 31 (13.42%) Windows
3 17 (7.36%) UNIX
4 11 (4.76%) Ubuntu
5 9 (3.90%) Solaris
6 8 (3.46%) CentOS
7 5 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.73%) Android
8 4 (1.73%) Fedora
9 2 (0.87%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (38.10%) Software Engineering
2 75 (32.47%) Scrum
3 71 (30.74%) TDD
4 62 (26.84%) MVC
5 59 (25.54%) OO
6 52 (22.51%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (12.55%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (9.96%) Web Application Development
8 23 (9.96%) E-Commerce
8 23 (9.96%) Configuration Management
9 22 (9.52%) Web Development
10 21 (9.09%) BDD
11 17 (7.36%) UML
11 17 (7.36%) Test Automation
12 16 (6.93%) OOP
13 15 (6.49%) Pair Programming
13 15 (6.49%) Project Management
13 15 (6.49%) Kanban
14 14 (6.06%) SOA
14 14 (6.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 137 (59.31%) Java
2 101 (43.72%) JavaScript
3 99 (42.86%) C#
4 96 (41.56%) Python
5 85 (36.80%) PHP
6 56 (24.24%) C++
7 48 (20.78%) SQL
8 33 (14.29%) C
9 30 (12.99%) Perl
10 25 (10.82%) Scala
11 22 (9.52%) Bash Shell
12 17 (7.36%) PHP5
13 14 (6.06%) Groovy
14 11 (4.76%) ECMAScript
15 8 (3.46%) VBA
16 7 (3.03%) Lisp
16 7 (3.03%) Assembly Language
17 4 (1.73%) VB.NET
18 3 (1.30%) T-SQL
19 2 (0.87%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 50 (21.65%) Degree
2 14 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.90%) CNA
3 9 (3.90%) Novell Certification
4 8 (3.46%) DV Cleared
4 8 (3.46%) ISEB
5 7 (3.03%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.73%) OSCP
6 4 (1.73%) OSWP
6 4 (1.73%) CEH
7 2 (0.87%) GPEN
7 2 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.87%) CCNP
7 2 (0.87%) CCNA
7 2 (0.87%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.87%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.96%) QA
2 3 (1.30%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.87%) JTAG
3 2 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.87%) NFS
2 1 (0.43%) Snort
2 1 (0.43%) Xen
2 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (8.66%) Puppet
2 19 (8.23%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.87%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.43%) Nagios
4 1 (0.43%) Zenoss
4 1 (0.43%) Ansible
Vendors
1 35 (15.15%) Oracle
2 20 (8.66%) Facebook
2 20 (8.66%) Twitter
3 17 (7.36%) JBoss
4 15 (6.49%) Zend
5 12 (5.19%) IBM
6 10 (4.33%) Sencha
7 9 (3.90%) Sun
8 8 (3.46%) Microsoft
9 6 (2.60%) VMware
10 4 (1.73%) SAP
10 4 (1.73%) HP
10 4 (1.73%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.87%) Symbian
11 2 (0.87%) Apple
11 2 (0.87%) Empirix
11 2 (0.87%) Cisco
11 2 (0.87%) Compuware
12 1 (0.43%) Citrix
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