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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 109 171 179
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +8
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 147 44 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.39% 0.87% 0.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.29% 1.53% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 127 41 31
Average salary £41,650 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
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
3429 2874 3092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 55.65% 56.91% 53.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2958 2578 2802
Average salary £36,125 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.21% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,675 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
Bristol +25 54 £55,000 +51.72% 11
Gloucestershire +28 37 £37,500 +20.00% 7
Dorset +14 18 £40,000 - 1
Somerset -10 14 £42,500 +70.00% 2
Devon -12 13 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Wiltshire +4 11 £41,500 +10.66% 1
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 159 (57.82%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (52.00%) Python
3 129 (46.91%) Java
4 111 (40.36%) Linux
5 107 (38.91%) TDD
6 106 (38.55%) JavaScript
7 100 (36.36%) C#
8 85 (30.91%) MVC
9 83 (30.18%) Scrum
10 74 (26.91%) HTML
10 74 (26.91%) Git (software)
11 72 (26.18%) .NET
12 69 (25.09%) SQL Server
12 69 (25.09%) Software Engineering
13 68 (24.73%) PHP
14 66 (24.00%) RESTful
15 63 (22.91%) NoSQL
16 61 (22.18%) BDD
17 60 (21.82%) Continuous Integration
17 60 (21.82%) C++
17 60 (21.82%) CSS
18 59 (21.45%) jQuery
19 53 (19.27%) Perl
19 53 (19.27%) OO
20 51 (18.55%) ASP.NET
21 50 (18.18%) XML
22 46 (16.73%) MySQL
23 45 (16.36%) Degree
24 42 (15.27%) WCF
25 41 (14.91%) Open Source

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 37 (13.45%) Node.js
2 24 (8.73%) Apache
3 19 (6.91%) Tomcat
4 11 (4.00%) IIS
5 5 (1.82%) Confluence
6 4 (1.45%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.45%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.09%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.73%) nginx
8 2 (0.73%) Drupal
9 1 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.36%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 7 (2.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.09%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (3.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.64%) SaaS
2 20 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.27%) GitHub
4 7 (2.55%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.45%) Amazon S3
5 4 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.45%) Office 365
6 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.36%) IaaS
7 1 (0.36%) Heroku
7 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (9.82%) Internet
2 23 (8.36%) TCP/IP
3 20 (7.27%) IPv6
4 19 (6.91%) IPv4
5 6 (2.18%) LDAP
6 5 (1.82%) DNS
6 5 (1.82%) Firewall
6 5 (1.82%) HTTP
6 5 (1.82%) SNMP
6 5 (1.82%) SMTP
7 4 (1.45%) VLAN
8 1 (0.36%) OSPF
8 1 (0.36%) BGP
8 1 (0.36%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.36%) IPsec
8 1 (0.36%) LAN
8 1 (0.36%) WAN
8 1 (0.36%) VPN
8 1 (0.36%) SSH
8 1 (0.36%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (25.09%) SQL Server
2 63 (22.91%) NoSQL
3 46 (16.73%) MySQL
4 23 (8.36%) Big Data
5 17 (6.18%) Relational Database
6 12 (4.36%) Hadoop
7 11 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (3.64%) RDBMS
9 8 (2.91%) MongoDB
10 6 (2.18%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.82%) CouchDB
12 4 (1.45%) RavenDB
13 3 (1.09%) Hazelcast
13 3 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
15 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
15 1 (0.36%) Redis
Development Applications
1 74 (26.91%) Git (software)
2 37 (13.45%) Cucumber
3 33 (12.00%) Selenium
4 31 (11.27%) Eclipse
5 23 (8.36%) WebDriver
6 22 (8.00%) Subversion
7 20 (7.27%) WATIR
8 19 (6.91%) TeamCity
9 17 (6.18%) SpecFlow
10 15 (5.45%) GCC
10 15 (5.45%) GDB
11 14 (5.09%) Rhino Mocks
11 14 (5.09%) Moq
11 14 (5.09%) Mercurial
11 14 (5.09%) NUnit
11 14 (5.09%) FitNesse
12 10 (3.64%) JIRA
12 10 (3.64%) CruiseControl
13 9 (3.27%) Jenkins
14 8 (2.91%) Hudson
General
1 25 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 18 (6.55%) Finance
3 16 (5.82%) Games
4 12 (4.36%) Advertising
5 11 (4.00%) Electronics
6 10 (3.64%) Marketing
6 10 (3.64%) Manufacturing
7 9 (3.27%) Aerospace
7 9 (3.27%) Retail
8 5 (1.82%) Banking
9 4 (1.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 159 (57.82%) Developer
2 44 (16.00%) Java Developer
3 43 (15.64%) Software Engineer
4 33 (12.00%) .NET Developer
5 27 (9.82%) Software Developer
6 23 (8.36%) PHP Developer
7 22 (8.00%) Web Developer
8 18 (6.55%) C++ Developer
9 15 (5.45%) Tester
10 14 (5.09%) PHP Web Developer
11 12 (4.36%) Analyst
12 11 (4.00%) Applications Developer
12 11 (4.00%) Senior Developer
12 11 (4.00%) Web Applications Developer
12 11 (4.00%) Java Software Developer
13 9 (3.27%) Consultant
13 9 (3.27%) QA Engineer
13 9 (3.27%) QA Tester
14 8 (2.91%) Quality Engineer
14 8 (2.91%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (26.91%) HTML
2 72 (26.18%) .NET
3 66 (24.00%) RESTful
4 60 (21.82%) CSS
5 59 (21.45%) jQuery
6 51 (18.55%) ASP.NET
7 50 (18.18%) XML
8 42 (15.27%) WCF
9 40 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC
10 38 (13.82%) Ruby on Rails
11 36 (13.09%) Web Services
12 32 (11.64%) ASP.NET Web API
13 30 (10.91%) JSON
14 28 (10.18%) STL
15 27 (9.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 23 (8.36%) HTML5
17 22 (8.00%) SOAP
18 21 (7.64%) .NET Framework
19 18 (6.55%) Gherkin
19 18 (6.55%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (14.91%) Open Source
2 31 (11.27%) Computer Science
3 26 (9.45%) Mobile App
4 13 (4.73%) Digital Media
4 13 (4.73%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (4.36%) W3C
6 11 (4.00%) BBC
6 11 (4.00%) Social Media
7 10 (3.64%) DTV
8 9 (3.27%) Client/Server
9 8 (2.91%) Blog
10 7 (2.55%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.82%) Physics
11 5 (1.82%) Online Banking
11 5 (1.82%) User Experience
11 5 (1.82%) Data Integration
12 4 (1.45%) Device Driver
13 1 (0.36%) Social Network
13 1 (0.36%) Wiki
13 1 (0.36%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 111 (40.36%) Linux
2 25 (9.09%) Windows
3 19 (6.91%) CentOS
4 18 (6.55%) UNIX
4 18 (6.55%) Ubuntu
5 11 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (3.64%) Fedora
7 6 (2.18%) Debian
8 4 (1.45%) Android
9 2 (0.73%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.73%) SUSE
10 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (57.82%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (38.91%) TDD
3 85 (30.91%) MVC
4 83 (30.18%) Scrum
5 69 (25.09%) Software Engineering
6 61 (22.18%) BDD
7 60 (21.82%) Continuous Integration
8 53 (19.27%) OO
9 34 (12.36%) E-Commerce
10 31 (11.27%) Web Application Development
11 27 (9.82%) Automated Testing
12 23 (8.36%) Business Intelligence
13 21 (7.64%) Mentoring
14 20 (7.27%) Pair Programming
15 19 (6.91%) Coaching
16 16 (5.82%) Test Automation
16 16 (5.82%) Multithreading
16 16 (5.82%) Web Development
17 15 (5.45%) Time Management
17 15 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 143 (52.00%) Python
2 129 (46.91%) Java
3 106 (38.55%) JavaScript
4 100 (36.36%) C#
5 68 (24.73%) PHP
6 60 (21.82%) C++
7 53 (19.27%) Perl
8 40 (14.55%) Bash Shell
8 40 (14.55%) SQL
9 35 (12.73%) C
10 18 (6.55%) Scala
11 14 (5.09%) Golang
11 14 (5.09%) Lisp
12 12 (4.36%) ECMAScript
13 10 (3.64%) Assembly Language
14 9 (3.27%) PHP5
15 6 (2.18%) PowerShell
16 5 (1.82%) Shell Script
16 5 (1.82%) VB.NET
17 3 (1.09%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 45 (16.36%) Degree
2 25 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 19 (6.91%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.18%) ISEB
5 5 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.45%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (10.91%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) SLA
2 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (5.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.82%) NFS
2 5 (1.82%) Squid
2 5 (1.82%) qmail
3 4 (1.45%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.45%) Xen
3 4 (1.45%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.36%) Samba
4 1 (0.36%) Postfix
4 1 (0.36%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (2.18%) Puppet
2 5 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.45%) ZABBIX
4 3 (1.09%) Nagios
5 2 (0.73%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.73%) logstash
6 1 (0.36%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.36%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.36%) YUM
Vendors
1 24 (8.73%) Facebook
2 23 (8.36%) Oracle
2 23 (8.36%) Microsoft
3 20 (7.27%) Red Hat
4 16 (5.82%) VMware
5 12 (4.36%) Zend
6 11 (4.00%) Sony
6 11 (4.00%) Apple
6 11 (4.00%) Yahoo!
6 11 (4.00%) Google
7 10 (3.64%) SAP
8 7 (2.55%) NetApp
9 6 (2.18%) JBoss
10 5 (1.82%) Cisco
11 4 (1.45%) RedPrairie
11 4 (1.45%) Endeca
11 4 (1.45%) HP
12 3 (1.09%) Citrix
13 1 (0.36%) Compuware
13 1 (0.36%) IBM
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + health, dental, pension, training
Posted: 16 hours ago
Wotton-Under-Edge, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tavistock, Devon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol Area
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £28500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol Area
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum - flexible benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £47000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Wotton-Under-Edge, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £22000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + health, dental, pension, training
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
Future Publishing
Salary: £competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 7 days ago
Exeter
Creative Personnel
Salary: £34000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Questor Resourcing
Salary: To £28k + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago