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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 107 132 197
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +65
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 150 88 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.38% 1.67% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.35% 2.89% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 132 84 18
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
3450 3045 3008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 54.77% 57.75% 54.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3003 2749 2698
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £48,000
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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +9 59 £60,000 +17.07% 6
Gloucestershire +32 45 £45,000 - 11
Dorset +4 16 £40,000 -
Devon -12 12 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Wiltshire +4 10 £39,000 +4.00% 1
Somerset -23 7 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (57.19%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (45.68%) Python
3 120 (43.17%) TDD
4 115 (41.37%) Java
5 107 (38.49%) C#
6 106 (38.13%) Linux
7 97 (34.89%) JavaScript
8 94 (33.81%) MVC
9 91 (32.73%) .NET
10 89 (32.01%) Git (software)
11 87 (31.29%) RESTful
12 85 (30.58%) SQL Server
13 80 (28.78%) BDD
14 74 (26.62%) Scrum
15 72 (25.90%) NoSQL
16 67 (24.10%) PHP
17 66 (23.74%) OO
18 65 (23.38%) HTML
19 62 (22.30%) ASP.NET
20 61 (21.94%) WCF
20 61 (21.94%) Continuous Integration
21 58 (20.86%) CSS
22 53 (19.06%) C++
23 52 (18.71%) Software Engineering
23 52 (18.71%) ASP.NET MVC
24 50 (17.99%) jQuery
25 47 (16.91%) Node.js
26 46 (16.55%) ASP.NET Web API
27 45 (16.19%) MySQL
28 44 (15.83%) XML

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 47 (16.91%) Node.js
2 26 (9.35%) Apache
3 13 (4.68%) Tomcat
4 11 (3.96%) IIS
5 5 (1.80%) OpenStack
5 5 (1.80%) Confluence
6 3 (1.08%) JBoss
6 3 (1.08%) Drupal
6 3 (1.08%) nginx
6 3 (1.08%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.72%) ColdFusion
7 2 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.36%) MediaWiki
8 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 6 (2.16%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.72%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.72%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (2.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (9.71%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (6.47%) SaaS
3 9 (3.24%) GitHub
4 6 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.44%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.08%) Office 365
7 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.36%) PaaS
8 1 (0.36%) Heroku
8 1 (0.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (12.23%) Internet
2 19 (6.83%) TCP/IP
2 19 (6.83%) IPv6
3 18 (6.47%) IPv4
4 6 (2.16%) LDAP
5 5 (1.80%) SMTP
5 5 (1.80%) HTTP
5 5 (1.80%) SNMP
5 5 (1.80%) DNS
6 4 (1.44%) Firewall
7 3 (1.08%) VLAN
8 1 (0.36%) Network Security
8 1 (0.36%) IPsec
8 1 (0.36%) SSH
8 1 (0.36%) OSPF
8 1 (0.36%) BGP
8 1 (0.36%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.36%) VPN
8 1 (0.36%) LAN
8 1 (0.36%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (30.58%) SQL Server
2 72 (25.90%) NoSQL
3 45 (16.19%) MySQL
4 20 (7.19%) Big Data
5 19 (6.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (5.76%) Hadoop
7 15 (5.40%) Relational Database
8 10 (3.60%) RDBMS
9 9 (3.24%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (2.88%) MongoDB
11 5 (1.80%) CouchDB
11 5 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.44%) RavenDB
13 3 (1.08%) Hazelcast
13 3 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
15 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
15 1 (0.36%) Redis
15 1 (0.36%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 89 (32.01%) Git (software)
2 43 (15.47%) Cucumber
3 28 (10.07%) Eclipse
4 27 (9.71%) TeamCity
5 26 (9.35%) SpecFlow
5 26 (9.35%) Selenium
6 24 (8.63%) Subversion
7 22 (7.91%) NUnit
7 22 (7.91%) Rhino Mocks
7 22 (7.91%) Moq
8 21 (7.55%) WebDriver
9 18 (6.47%) CruiseControl
10 17 (6.12%) Mercurial
10 17 (6.12%) Jenkins
11 16 (5.76%) WATIR
12 15 (5.40%) GCC
12 15 (5.40%) GDB
13 13 (4.68%) JIRA
14 9 (3.24%) Hudson
15 8 (2.88%) Maven
General
1 25 (8.99%) Games
2 17 (6.12%) Advertising
3 14 (5.04%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.04%) Finance
4 9 (3.24%) Retail
5 8 (2.88%) Marketing
5 8 (2.88%) Electronics
5 8 (2.88%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.52%) Aerospace
7 5 (1.80%) Banking
8 4 (1.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 175 (62.95%) Developer
2 44 (15.83%) .NET Developer
3 40 (14.39%) Java Developer
4 37 (13.31%) Software Engineer
5 25 (8.99%) PHP Developer
6 22 (7.91%) Web Developer
6 22 (7.91%) Software Developer
7 17 (6.12%) C++ Developer
8 15 (5.40%) PHP Web Developer
9 12 (4.32%) Web Applications Developer
9 12 (4.32%) Applications Developer
10 11 (3.96%) Senior Developer
10 11 (3.96%) C# Developer
11 9 (3.24%) Tester
11 9 (3.24%) QA Engineer
12 8 (2.88%) Technical Team Leader
12 8 (2.88%) .NET Team Leader
12 8 (2.88%) Consultant
12 8 (2.88%) Quality Engineer
12 8 (2.88%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (32.73%) .NET
2 87 (31.29%) RESTful
3 65 (23.38%) HTML
4 62 (22.30%) ASP.NET
5 61 (21.94%) WCF
6 58 (20.86%) CSS
7 52 (18.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 50 (17.99%) jQuery
9 46 (16.55%) ASP.NET Web API
10 44 (15.83%) XML
11 40 (14.39%) Web Services
12 36 (12.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 34 (12.23%) Ruby on Rails
14 33 (11.87%) JSON
15 31 (11.15%) SOAP
16 30 (10.79%) .NET Framework
17 26 (9.35%) Gherkin
18 24 (8.63%) REST
19 23 (8.27%) STL
20 22 (7.91%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 37 (13.31%) Open Source
2 25 (8.99%) Mobile App
3 19 (6.83%) Computer Science
4 17 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (5.76%) Social Media
5 16 (5.76%) BBC
6 13 (4.68%) W3C
7 8 (2.88%) Blog
7 8 (2.88%) Client/Server
8 7 (2.52%) DTV
8 7 (2.52%) Mathematics
9 6 (2.16%) Physics
9 6 (2.16%) Digital Media
10 5 (1.80%) Data Integration
10 5 (1.80%) Online Banking
10 5 (1.80%) Device Driver
11 3 (1.08%) User Experience
12 1 (0.36%) Analytical Skills
12 1 (0.36%) Derivative
12 1 (0.36%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 106 (38.13%) Linux
2 24 (8.63%) Windows
3 20 (7.19%) Ubuntu
4 19 (6.83%) CentOS
5 16 (5.76%) UNIX
6 12 (4.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (3.60%) Fedora
8 7 (2.52%) Debian
9 4 (1.44%) Android
10 2 (0.72%) SUSE
10 2 (0.72%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (57.19%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (43.17%) TDD
3 94 (33.81%) MVC
4 80 (28.78%) BDD
5 74 (26.62%) Scrum
6 66 (23.74%) OO
7 61 (21.94%) Continuous Integration
8 52 (18.71%) Software Engineering
9 42 (15.11%) E-Commerce
9 42 (15.11%) Web Application Development
10 31 (11.15%) Automated Testing
11 22 (7.91%) OOP
11 22 (7.91%) OOD
11 22 (7.91%) Pair Programming
12 20 (7.19%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (6.47%) OOA/OOD
13 18 (6.47%) Test Scripting
13 18 (6.47%) Time Management
14 17 (6.12%) Web Development
14 17 (6.12%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 127 (45.68%) Python
2 115 (41.37%) Java
3 107 (38.49%) C#
4 97 (34.89%) JavaScript
5 67 (24.10%) PHP
6 53 (19.06%) C++
7 42 (15.11%) Perl
8 38 (13.67%) Bash Shell
9 33 (11.87%) SQL
10 25 (8.99%) C
11 19 (6.83%) Scala
12 16 (5.76%) Golang
13 13 (4.68%) ECMAScript
13 13 (4.68%) Lisp
14 10 (3.60%) Assembly Language
15 9 (3.24%) Shell Script
16 8 (2.88%) PHP5
17 6 (2.16%) VB.NET
18 5 (1.80%) PowerShell
19 3 (1.08%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 31 (11.15%) Degree
2 22 (7.91%) Security Cleared
3 16 (5.76%) SC Cleared
4 12 (4.32%) ISEB
5 8 (2.88%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.19%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.36%) SLA
2 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (4.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.80%) NFS
2 5 (1.80%) Squid
2 5 (1.80%) qmail
3 3 (1.08%) Xen
3 3 (1.08%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.08%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.36%) Samba
4 1 (0.36%) Postfix
4 1 (0.36%) XenServer
4 1 (0.36%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (2.52%) Puppet
2 6 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.80%) ZABBIX
4 4 (1.44%) Nagios
5 2 (0.72%) logstash
5 2 (0.72%) Zenoss
5 2 (0.72%) HAProxy
5 2 (0.72%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.36%) Ansible
6 1 (0.36%) YUM
6 1 (0.36%) Munin
6 1 (0.36%) Icinga
Vendors
1 33 (11.87%) Facebook
2 22 (7.91%) Microsoft
3 20 (7.19%) Red Hat
4 19 (6.83%) Oracle
5 16 (5.76%) Apple
5 16 (5.76%) Sony
5 16 (5.76%) Yahoo!
5 16 (5.76%) Google
6 15 (5.40%) VMware
7 13 (4.68%) Zend
8 7 (2.52%) SAP
8 7 (2.52%) NetApp
9 5 (1.80%) Cisco
10 4 (1.44%) RedPrairie
10 4 (1.44%) Endeca
11 2 (0.72%) HP
11 2 (0.72%) Citrix
12 1 (0.36%) Empirix
12 1 (0.36%) Compuware
12 1 (0.36%) IBM
Bath, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £70,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
Devon
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Engage PSG
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum - Plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum - plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Noir Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum, Benefits: Pension
Posted: 19 days ago
Cheltenham
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits: benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Bristol
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits: flexible benefits
Posted: 24 days ago