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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 104 179 175
Rank change year-on-year
+75 -4
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 135 33 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.23% 0.63% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.89% 1.08% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 124 32 32
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,405 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.41% -
Programming Languages Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3467 3053 3201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.21% 58.37% 57.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2978 2744 2902
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +15 43 £42,500 +13.33% 7
Somerset +5 33 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Gloucestershire +22 29 £37,500 +66.66% 8
Dorset +7 17 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Devon - 9 £27,500 - 4
Wiltshire -5 4 £45,000 +20.00%
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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%) Python
2 130 (56.28%) Java
3 114 (49.35%) Linux
4 90 (38.96%) JavaScript
5 78 (33.77%) C#
6 74 (32.03%) TDD
6 74 (32.03%) Software Engineering
7 72 (31.17%) HTML
8 67 (29.00%) Scrum
9 66 (28.57%) PHP
10 61 (26.41%) MVC
11 58 (25.11%) jQuery
12 54 (23.38%) Degree
13 53 (22.94%) C++
14 51 (22.08%) Perl
14 51 (22.08%) CSS
15 50 (21.65%) Git (software)
16 47 (20.35%) XML
17 46 (19.91%) Agile Software Development
17 46 (19.91%) NoSQL
18 43 (18.61%) .NET
19 42 (18.18%) SQL Server
20 41 (17.75%) MySQL
20 41 (17.75%) SQL
20 41 (17.75%) Continuous Integration
21 39 (16.88%) Bash Shell
22 38 (16.45%) Computer Science
23 37 (16.02%) OO
24 36 (15.58%) C
24 36 (15.58%) Web Services

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 23 (9.96%) Node.js
2 22 (9.52%) Tomcat
3 20 (8.66%) Apache
4 5 (2.16%) IIS
5 4 (1.73%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.30%) ColdFusion
7 2 (0.87%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.87%) nginx
7 2 (0.87%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.43%) uWSGI
8 1 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.43%) MediaWiki
8 1 (0.43%) Confluence
8 1 (0.43%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (1.30%) MS Office
1 3 (1.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (3.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.52%) SaaS
2 12 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (2.16%) Amazon S3
4 5 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.73%) Office 365
6 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.43%) GitHub
7 1 (0.43%) IaaS
7 1 (0.43%) PaaS
7 1 (0.43%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 21 (9.09%) Internet
3 16 (6.93%) IPv6
4 15 (6.49%) IPv4
5 6 (2.60%) LDAP
6 5 (2.16%) SMTP
6 5 (2.16%) HTTP
6 5 (2.16%) SNMP
6 5 (2.16%) DNS
6 5 (2.16%) Firewall
7 4 (1.73%) VLAN
8 1 (0.43%) Network Security
8 1 (0.43%) IPsec
8 1 (0.43%) SSH
8 1 (0.43%) OSPF
8 1 (0.43%) BGP
8 1 (0.43%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.43%) VPN
8 1 (0.43%) LAN
8 1 (0.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (19.91%) NoSQL
2 42 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 41 (17.75%) MySQL
4 20 (8.66%) Big Data
5 10 (4.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (4.33%) MongoDB
6 8 (3.46%) Hadoop
6 8 (3.46%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.16%) CouchDB
7 5 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.73%) Hazelcast
8 4 (1.73%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.87%) EDRMS
10 2 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.43%) Redis
11 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 50 (21.65%) Git (software)
2 28 (12.12%) Selenium
3 23 (9.96%) Eclipse
4 20 (8.66%) Subversion
5 16 (6.93%) FitNesse
6 15 (6.49%) Cucumber
7 13 (5.63%) WebDriver
8 12 (5.19%) JMeter
9 11 (4.76%) WATIR
9 11 (4.76%) GCC
9 11 (4.76%) GDB
10 8 (3.46%) SpecFlow
11 7 (3.03%) Jenkins
11 7 (3.03%) Ranorex
11 7 (3.03%) JIRA
11 7 (3.03%) Mercurial
12 6 (2.60%) RSpec
12 6 (2.60%) WatiN
12 6 (2.60%) Bugzilla
12 6 (2.60%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (11.69%) Telecoms
2 25 (10.82%) Finance
3 9 (3.90%) Manufacturing
3 9 (3.90%) Electronics
3 9 (3.90%) Marketing
4 8 (3.46%) Retail
4 8 (3.46%) Aerospace
5 5 (2.16%) Games
6 4 (1.73%) Advertising
7 3 (1.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 126 (54.55%) Developer
2 42 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 37 (16.02%) Java Developer
4 27 (11.69%) Web Developer
5 25 (10.82%) Software Developer
6 22 (9.52%) PHP Developer
7 19 (8.23%) .NET Developer
7 19 (8.23%) Tester
8 16 (6.93%) PHP Web Developer
9 15 (6.49%) Analyst
10 14 (6.06%) Junior
11 13 (5.63%) C++ Developer
11 13 (5.63%) Java Software Developer
12 12 (5.19%) QA Tester
13 11 (4.76%) Applications Developer
13 11 (4.76%) Web Applications Developer
13 11 (4.76%) Junior Software Engineer
14 10 (4.33%) Test Analyst
15 9 (3.90%) Automation Tester
16 8 (3.46%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (31.17%) HTML
2 58 (25.11%) jQuery
3 51 (22.08%) CSS
4 47 (20.35%) XML
5 43 (18.61%) .NET
6 36 (15.58%) Web Services
7 34 (14.72%) RESTful
7 34 (14.72%) Ruby on Rails
8 29 (12.55%) HTML5
9 27 (11.69%) ASP.NET
10 25 (10.82%) JSON
11 23 (9.96%) STL
12 19 (8.23%) WCF
13 18 (7.79%) LAMP
13 18 (7.79%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (7.79%) ASP.NET Web API
14 15 (6.49%) SOAP
15 14 (6.06%) XML-RPC
15 14 (6.06%) Symfony
15 14 (6.06%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 38 (16.45%) Computer Science
2 36 (15.58%) Open Source
3 19 (8.23%) Mobile App
4 18 (7.79%) Digital Media
5 14 (6.06%) W3C
6 13 (5.63%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (3.90%) DTV
7 9 (3.90%) Social Network
8 5 (2.16%) Data Integration
8 5 (2.16%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.73%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.30%) Online Banking
10 3 (1.30%) BBC
10 3 (1.30%) Social Media
11 2 (0.87%) Device Driver
11 2 (0.87%) Physics
12 1 (0.43%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.43%) Inversion of Control
12 1 (0.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 114 (49.35%) Linux
2 23 (9.96%) Windows
3 20 (8.66%) Ubuntu
4 19 (8.23%) UNIX
5 18 (7.79%) CentOS
6 10 (4.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (3.90%) Fedora
8 6 (2.60%) Debian
9 4 (1.73%) Android
10 2 (0.87%) SUSE
10 2 (0.87%) Solaris
11 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (32.03%) TDD
1 74 (32.03%) Software Engineering
2 67 (29.00%) Scrum
3 61 (26.41%) MVC
4 46 (19.91%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (17.75%) Continuous Integration
6 37 (16.02%) OO
7 31 (13.42%) BDD
8 23 (9.96%) Test Automation
9 22 (9.52%) Automated Testing
10 20 (8.66%) Web Application Development
11 18 (7.79%) Web Development
12 15 (6.49%) E-Commerce
12 15 (6.49%) Configuration Management
13 14 (6.06%) Risk Management
14 13 (5.63%) Multithreading
15 11 (4.76%) Test Strategy
15 11 (4.76%) Test Scripting
15 11 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
15 11 (4.76%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 137 (59.31%) Python
2 130 (56.28%) Java
3 90 (38.96%) JavaScript
4 78 (33.77%) C#
5 66 (28.57%) PHP
6 53 (22.94%) C++
7 51 (22.08%) Perl
8 41 (17.75%) SQL
9 39 (16.88%) Bash Shell
10 36 (15.58%) C
11 14 (6.06%) ECMAScript
11 14 (6.06%) Scala
12 11 (4.76%) Lisp
13 10 (4.33%) Assembly Language
13 10 (4.33%) PHP5
14 7 (3.03%) Golang
15 5 (2.16%) Shell Script
16 4 (1.73%) Groovy
16 4 (1.73%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.87%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 54 (23.38%) Degree
2 22 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 16 (6.93%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.90%) ISEB
5 5 (2.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.73%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.87%) CNA
7 2 (0.87%) Novell Certification
7 2 (0.87%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (12.99%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.43%) SLA
2 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.16%) qmail
2 5 (2.16%) NFS
2 5 (2.16%) Squid
3 4 (1.73%) Xen
3 4 (1.73%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.73%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.43%) Postfix
4 1 (0.43%) XenServer
4 1 (0.43%) Samba
Systems Management
1 11 (4.76%) Puppet
2 9 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.87%) logstash
3 2 (0.87%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.87%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.43%) Zenoss
4 1 (0.43%) YUM
4 1 (0.43%) Nagios
4 1 (0.43%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.43%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (8.23%) Oracle
2 18 (7.79%) Microsoft
3 16 (6.93%) VMware
3 16 (6.93%) Facebook
4 15 (6.49%) Red Hat
5 14 (6.06%) Zend
6 9 (3.90%) Twitter
6 9 (3.90%) SAP
7 8 (3.46%) JBoss
8 5 (2.16%) Cisco
8 5 (2.16%) HP
8 5 (2.16%) NetApp
9 4 (1.73%) IBM
10 3 (1.30%) Citrix
10 3 (1.30%) Apple
10 3 (1.30%) Sony
10 3 (1.30%) Yahoo!
10 3 (1.30%) Google
11 2 (0.87%) Empirix
11 2 (0.87%) Sun
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Devon
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