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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 109 103 212
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +109
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 152 154 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.40% 2.60% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.35% 4.46% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 139 142 11
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
3493 3450 3315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 55.16% 58.15% 58.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3060 3072 2980
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £50,000
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 18 December 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 December 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 +19 75 £60,000 +4.34% 11
Gloucestershire +3 35 £45,000 - 4
Somerset +16 25 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Dorset -37 6 £38,750 -3.12% 1
Devon -18 5 £29,750 +32.22%
Wiltshire -11 1 £34,000 -9.33%
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 178 (58.75%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (45.54%) C#
3 133 (43.89%) TDD
4 125 (41.25%) Git (software)
5 124 (40.92%) Java
6 120 (39.60%) MVC
7 119 (39.27%) RESTful
8 118 (38.94%) .NET
9 116 (38.28%) Python
10 113 (37.29%) NoSQL
11 109 (35.97%) SQL Server
12 105 (34.65%) BDD
13 103 (33.99%) Linux
14 102 (33.66%) JavaScript
15 91 (30.03%) WCF
16 90 (29.70%) PHP
17 88 (29.04%) Node.js
18 87 (28.71%) HTML
18 87 (28.71%) OO
19 86 (28.38%) ASP.NET
20 78 (25.74%) ASP.NET MVC
21 72 (23.76%) ASP.NET Web API
22 69 (22.77%) CSS
23 68 (22.44%) Web Application Development
24 64 (21.12%) Scrum
25 56 (18.48%) Perl
25 56 (18.48%) MySQL
26 55 (18.15%) jQuery
27 53 (17.49%) E-Commerce
28 52 (17.16%) Continuous Integration

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 88 (29.04%) Node.js
2 26 (8.58%) Apache
3 20 (6.60%) nginx
4 14 (4.62%) Drupal
5 12 (3.96%) WordPress
6 8 (2.64%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.64%) Confluence
7 7 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (2.31%) Apache Solr
8 6 (1.98%) IIS
9 5 (1.65%) OpenStack
10 4 (1.32%) MediaWiki
11 3 (0.99%) JBoss
11 3 (0.99%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 6 (1.98%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.65%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (9.24%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.29%) SaaS
3 9 (2.97%) GitHub
4 7 (2.31%) PaaS
5 4 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.32%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.99%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 38 (12.54%) Internet
2 19 (6.27%) TCP/IP
3 12 (3.96%) IPv6
4 8 (2.64%) IPv4
5 7 (2.31%) Firewall
5 7 (2.31%) LAN
5 7 (2.31%) WAN
6 5 (1.65%) IPsec
6 5 (1.65%) Network Security
7 4 (1.32%) LDAP
7 4 (1.32%) VPN
7 4 (1.32%) OSPF
7 4 (1.32%) BGP
7 4 (1.32%) EIGRP
8 3 (0.99%) HTTP
9 1 (0.33%) SSH
9 1 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (37.29%) NoSQL
2 109 (35.97%) SQL Server
3 56 (18.48%) MySQL
4 34 (11.22%) Hadoop
5 24 (7.92%) MongoDB
6 22 (7.26%) PostgreSQL
6 22 (7.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 21 (6.93%) Relational Database
8 18 (5.94%) Big Data
9 14 (4.62%) MariaDB
10 10 (3.30%) RDBMS
11 8 (2.64%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (2.64%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (2.31%) Redis
12 7 (2.31%) Neo4j
13 4 (1.32%) RavenDB
14 3 (0.99%) Hazelcast
14 3 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
14 3 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 125 (41.25%) Git (software)
2 46 (15.18%) Cucumber
3 31 (10.23%) SpecFlow
4 29 (9.57%) TeamCity
4 29 (9.57%) NUnit
5 26 (8.58%) Eclipse
5 26 (8.58%) Rhino Mocks
5 26 (8.58%) Moq
6 24 (7.92%) Subversion
6 24 (7.92%) Mercurial
7 23 (7.59%) Selenium
7 23 (7.59%) Jenkins
8 22 (7.26%) CruiseControl
9 17 (5.61%) WebDriver
10 14 (4.62%) JIRA
10 14 (4.62%) WATIR
11 13 (4.29%) Hudson
12 8 (2.64%) GCC
12 8 (2.64%) GDB
12 8 (2.64%) Maven
General
1 29 (9.57%) Advertising
2 27 (8.91%) Games
3 21 (6.93%) Retail
4 12 (3.96%) Aerospace
5 8 (2.64%) Finance
6 7 (2.31%) Marketing
7 6 (1.98%) Electronics
7 6 (1.98%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.65%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.65%) Banking
9 4 (1.32%) Back Office
10 3 (0.99%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 205 (67.66%) Developer
2 69 (22.77%) .NET Developer
3 41 (13.53%) Java Developer
4 34 (11.22%) Software Engineer
5 25 (8.25%) Software Developer
6 22 (7.26%) Web Developer
7 21 (6.93%) PHP Developer
8 15 (4.95%) C# Developer
9 14 (4.62%) Senior Developer
10 11 (3.63%) Front-End Developer
10 11 (3.63%) DevOps Engineer
11 10 (3.30%) C++ Developer
12 8 (2.64%) Team Leader
12 8 (2.64%) Quality Engineer
12 8 (2.64%) Technical Team Leader
12 8 (2.64%) QA Engineer
12 8 (2.64%) .NET Team Leader
12 8 (2.64%) PHP Web Developer
13 7 (2.31%) Web Applications Developer
13 7 (2.31%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (39.27%) RESTful
2 118 (38.94%) .NET
3 91 (30.03%) WCF
4 87 (28.71%) HTML
5 86 (28.38%) ASP.NET
6 78 (25.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 72 (23.76%) ASP.NET Web API
8 69 (22.77%) CSS
9 55 (18.15%) jQuery
10 49 (16.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 42 (13.86%) REST
12 40 (13.20%) HTML5
13 39 (12.87%) .NET Framework
14 37 (12.21%) Web Services
15 34 (11.22%) XML
16 30 (9.90%) SOAP
16 30 (9.90%) Gherkin
17 29 (9.57%) RabbitMQ
18 27 (8.91%) Ruby on Rails
19 26 (8.58%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 43 (14.19%) Open Source
2 27 (8.91%) Enterprise Software
3 26 (8.58%) Social Media
4 24 (7.92%) BBC
5 20 (6.60%) Mobile App
6 12 (3.96%) User Experience
7 11 (3.63%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.97%) Mathematics
9 8 (2.64%) Blog
10 7 (2.31%) Derivative
11 6 (1.98%) Physics
11 6 (1.98%) W3C
12 5 (1.65%) Device Driver
12 5 (1.65%) Online Banking
12 5 (1.65%) Client/Server
13 4 (1.32%) Data Structures
13 4 (1.32%) Algorithms
13 4 (1.32%) DTV
13 4 (1.32%) Wiki
14 3 (0.99%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 103 (33.99%) Linux
2 21 (6.93%) Windows
3 18 (5.94%) CentOS
4 17 (5.61%) Ubuntu
5 15 (4.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (4.62%) UNIX
7 11 (3.63%) Debian
7 11 (3.63%) Fedora
8 7 (2.31%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.33%) Android
11 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (58.75%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (43.89%) TDD
3 120 (39.60%) MVC
4 105 (34.65%) BDD
5 87 (28.71%) OO
6 68 (22.44%) Web Application Development
7 64 (21.12%) Scrum
8 53 (17.49%) E-Commerce
9 52 (17.16%) Continuous Integration
10 44 (14.52%) Software Engineering
11 33 (10.89%) OOP
12 30 (9.90%) Automated Testing
13 28 (9.24%) Mentoring
14 27 (8.91%) OOD
15 24 (7.92%) Time Management
15 24 (7.92%) Coaching
16 22 (7.26%) OOA/OOD
16 22 (7.26%) Pair Programming
17 17 (5.61%) Extreme Programming
17 17 (5.61%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 138 (45.54%) C#
2 124 (40.92%) Java
3 116 (38.28%) Python
4 102 (33.66%) JavaScript
5 90 (29.70%) PHP
6 56 (18.48%) Perl
7 44 (14.52%) C++
8 41 (13.53%) Bash Shell
9 35 (11.55%) SQL
10 24 (7.92%) C
11 18 (5.94%) Scala
11 18 (5.94%) Golang
12 14 (4.62%) Assembly Language
13 10 (3.30%) Shell Script
14 9 (2.97%) PHP5
15 8 (2.64%) Lisp
16 7 (2.31%) Groovy
17 6 (1.98%) ECMAScript
18 5 (1.65%) VB.NET
19 3 (0.99%) CFML
Qualifications
1 21 (6.93%) Degree
2 17 (5.61%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.63%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.63%) ISEB
4 10 (3.30%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.99%) CCNA
5 3 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.96%) QA
System Software
1 8 (2.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.31%) Varnish
3 4 (1.32%) Samba
3 4 (1.32%) Postfix
3 4 (1.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (8.25%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (5.94%) Puppet
3 14 (4.62%) ZABBIX
4 10 (3.30%) Nagios
4 10 (3.30%) Ansible
5 8 (2.64%) Zenoss
5 8 (2.64%) Vagrant
5 8 (2.64%) HAProxy
6 7 (2.31%) Munin
6 7 (2.31%) Icinga
7 6 (1.98%) Salt
8 1 (0.33%) Graphite
8 1 (0.33%) logstash
Vendors
1 50 (16.50%) Facebook
2 24 (7.92%) Apple
2 24 (7.92%) Sony
2 24 (7.92%) Yahoo!
2 24 (7.92%) Google
3 22 (7.26%) Oracle
3 22 (7.26%) Red Hat
4 20 (6.60%) Microsoft
5 8 (2.64%) Zend
5 8 (2.64%) VMware
6 7 (2.31%) Percona
7 4 (1.32%) Endeca
7 4 (1.32%) RedPrairie
7 4 (1.32%) Adobe
7 4 (1.32%) SAP
7 4 (1.32%) Citrix
8 2 (0.66%) NetApp
9 1 (0.33%) New Relic
9 1 (0.33%) Empirix
9 1 (0.33%) IBM
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Stock Options
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 Per Annum + equity, + relocation
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £70,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + relocation assistance (discretionary)
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Equity, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Outstanding Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole, Dorset
RecruitX
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
Clear Cube Consulting
Salary: £0 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 days ago
Bath, Avon
Optima Connections
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
South West England
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Posted: 26 days ago