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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 86 106 181
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +75
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 192 143 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.21% 2.35% 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.62% 4.18% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 159 121 34
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +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
3419 3422 2891
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.17% 56.25% 57.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2932 2929 2577
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 +22 87 £66,250 +20.45% 9
Gloucestershire +13 78 £45,000 +20.00% 12
Somerset -8 9 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Devon -9 9 £37,500 +36.36% 5
Wiltshire -5 7 £48,750 +17.46% 4
Dorset -13 2 £54,375 +35.93%
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 230 (65.53%) Python
2 220 (62.68%) Linux
3 151 (43.02%) Java
4 145 (41.31%) Agile Software Development
5 138 (39.32%) Git (software)
6 116 (33.05%) Perl
7 101 (28.77%) C#
8 98 (27.92%) DevOps
9 94 (26.78%) HTML
10 93 (26.50%) MySQL
10 93 (26.50%) Continuous Integration
11 92 (26.21%) Software Engineering
12 90 (25.64%) Bash Shell
13 86 (24.50%) Puppet
13 86 (24.50%) C++
14 84 (23.93%) PHP
15 83 (23.65%) JavaScript
16 79 (22.51%) VMware
17 78 (22.22%) Telecoms
18 75 (21.37%) TDD
19 71 (20.23%) Node.js
20 70 (19.94%) CSS
21 69 (19.66%) Opscode Chef
22 68 (19.37%) NoSQL
22 68 (19.37%) VMware Infrastructure
22 68 (19.37%) Configuration Management
22 68 (19.37%) MVC
23 67 (19.09%) Amazon AWS
24 65 (18.52%) SQL Server
25 60 (17.09%) .NET

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 71 (20.23%) Node.js
2 54 (15.38%) Apache
3 41 (11.68%) Elasticsearch
4 36 (10.26%) nginx
5 20 (5.70%) Tomcat
5 20 (5.70%) OpenStack
6 12 (3.42%) JBoss
7 9 (2.56%) Confluence
7 9 (2.56%) MediaWiki
8 6 (1.71%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (1.71%) Mule ESB
8 6 (1.71%) Mule
9 4 (1.14%) WordPress
10 3 (0.85%) IIS
10 3 (0.85%) Drupal
10 3 (0.85%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.57%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.57%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (0.85%) Photoshop
1 3 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 27 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.57%) Magento
4 1 (0.28%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 67 (19.09%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (7.41%) SaaS
3 10 (2.85%) PaaS
4 9 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (2.28%) IaaS
6 6 (1.71%) Heroku
6 6 (1.71%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 58 (16.52%) Internet
2 28 (7.98%) LAN
2 28 (7.98%) WAN
3 23 (6.55%) TCP/IP
4 22 (6.27%) Firewall
5 14 (3.99%) Intrusion Detection
6 11 (3.13%) OSPF
6 11 (3.13%) BGP
6 11 (3.13%) VPN
7 9 (2.56%) LDAP
7 9 (2.56%) EIGRP
7 9 (2.56%) IPsec
7 9 (2.56%) IPv6
7 9 (2.56%) Network Security
8 5 (1.42%) HTTP
9 3 (0.85%) DNS
10 2 (0.57%) SMTP
10 2 (0.57%) DHCP
10 2 (0.57%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.57%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (26.50%) MySQL
2 68 (19.37%) NoSQL
3 65 (18.52%) SQL Server
4 44 (12.54%) MongoDB
5 41 (11.68%) Big Data
6 36 (10.26%) Relational Database
7 22 (6.27%) RDBMS
8 14 (3.99%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (2.85%) Hadoop
10 8 (2.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (0.85%) Hazelcast
11 3 (0.85%) Redis
12 2 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 138 (39.32%) Git (software)
2 60 (17.09%) Jenkins
3 38 (10.83%) Hudson
4 21 (5.98%) Maven
5 20 (5.70%) ClearCase
6 17 (4.84%) JIRA
7 15 (4.27%) Selenium
7 15 (4.27%) Subversion
8 14 (3.99%) TeamCity
9 13 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 11 (3.13%) WebDriver
10 11 (3.13%) Cucumber
11 8 (2.28%) Gradle
11 8 (2.28%) Artifactory
11 8 (2.28%) Ant
11 8 (2.28%) JUnit
12 6 (1.71%) IntelliJ
13 4 (1.14%) Oracle APEX
14 2 (0.57%) Visual Studio
14 2 (0.57%) SpecFlow
General
1 78 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 33 (9.40%) Finance
3 30 (8.55%) Marketing
4 29 (8.26%) Manufacturing
4 29 (8.26%) Electronics
5 19 (5.41%) Military
6 8 (2.28%) Advertising
6 8 (2.28%) Games
7 6 (1.71%) Retail
8 3 (0.85%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.57%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 132 (37.61%) Developer
2 75 (21.37%) Software Engineer
3 69 (19.66%) DevOps Engineer
4 45 (12.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 43 (12.25%) .NET Developer
6 38 (10.83%) Software Developer
7 25 (7.12%) Systems Administrator
8 24 (6.84%) Administrator
8 24 (6.84%) C++ Developer
9 22 (6.27%) Graduate
10 21 (5.98%) Senior Developer
11 20 (5.70%) Junior
11 20 (5.70%) Junior Developer
11 20 (5.70%) Junior .NET Developer
12 19 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
13 17 (4.84%) Analyst
14 14 (3.99%) Architect
14 14 (3.99%) Web Developer
14 14 (3.99%) Senior Analyst
14 14 (3.99%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (26.78%) HTML
2 70 (19.94%) CSS
3 60 (17.09%) .NET
4 56 (15.95%) HTML5
5 54 (15.38%) jQuery
6 52 (14.81%) ASP.NET
7 50 (14.25%) RESTful
8 46 (13.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 42 (11.97%) Web Services
10 41 (11.68%) REST
11 40 (11.40%) ASP.NET Web API
11 40 (11.40%) LAMP
12 36 (10.26%) Spring
13 33 (9.40%) Hibernate
14 30 (8.55%) .NET Framework
15 29 (8.26%) CSS3
16 27 (7.69%) Apache Camel
16 27 (7.69%) J2EE
17 25 (7.12%) SOAP
17 25 (7.12%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 46 (13.11%) Digital Media
2 27 (7.69%) DTV
3 23 (6.55%) Visualisation
4 20 (5.70%) PKI
5 13 (3.70%) Data Centre
6 9 (2.56%) Wiki
7 8 (2.28%) User Experience
8 7 (1.99%) Xbox
8 7 (1.99%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.14%) Clustering
10 3 (0.85%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.57%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (0.57%) SCADA
11 2 (0.57%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.57%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.57%) Machine to Machine
12 1 (0.28%) iPhone
12 1 (0.28%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.28%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.28%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 220 (62.68%) Linux
2 40 (11.40%) Windows
3 32 (9.12%) UNIX
4 24 (6.84%) CentOS
5 23 (6.55%) Ubuntu
6 19 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (3.70%) Amazon Linux
8 12 (3.42%) Debian
8 12 (3.42%) Fedora
9 9 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.57%) HPUX
10 2 (0.57%) Solaris
10 2 (0.57%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.57%) Android
10 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (41.31%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (27.92%) DevOps
3 93 (26.50%) Continuous Integration
4 92 (26.21%) Software Engineering
5 75 (21.37%) TDD
6 68 (19.37%) MVC
6 68 (19.37%) Configuration Management
7 59 (16.81%) BDD
8 57 (16.24%) Scrum
9 48 (13.68%) Business Intelligence
10 44 (12.54%) SDLC
11 42 (11.97%) E-Commerce
12 40 (11.40%) Web Application Development
13 36 (10.26%) Cyber Security
14 35 (9.97%) Open Source
15 27 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
15 27 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
15 27 (7.69%) Programme Management
16 26 (7.41%) Build Automation
16 26 (7.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 230 (65.53%) Python
2 151 (43.02%) Java
3 116 (33.05%) Perl
4 101 (28.77%) C#
5 90 (25.64%) Bash Shell
6 86 (24.50%) C++
7 84 (23.93%) PHP
8 83 (23.65%) JavaScript
9 51 (14.53%) C
10 48 (13.68%) SQL
11 31 (8.83%) PowerShell
12 17 (4.84%) Assembly Language
13 6 (1.71%) Tcl
13 6 (1.71%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.71%) Groovy
14 5 (1.42%) PHP5
14 5 (1.42%) VB
15 4 (1.14%) PL/SQL
15 4 (1.14%) Scala
16 2 (0.57%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 53 (15.10%) Degree
2 48 (13.68%) Security Cleared
3 43 (12.25%) SC Cleared
4 33 (9.40%) DV Cleared
5 19 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (5.41%) CCNA
6 6 (1.71%) ISEB
6 6 (1.71%) EMC Certification
7 4 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.28%) HND
8 1 (0.28%) PhD
8 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.56%) QA
2 6 (1.71%) ISO 9001
2 6 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 68 (19.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (7.41%) Hyper-V
3 14 (3.99%) Docker
4 11 (3.13%) Postfix
4 11 (3.13%) XenServer
5 10 (2.85%) KVM
6 9 (2.56%) iptables
6 9 (2.56%) Samba
7 8 (2.28%) Xen
7 8 (2.28%) LXC
8 3 (0.85%) vSphere
9 2 (0.57%) Sendmail
9 2 (0.57%) NFS
Systems Management
1 86 (24.50%) Puppet
2 69 (19.66%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (11.11%) Ansible
4 30 (8.55%) Nagios
5 27 (7.69%) Salt
6 23 (6.55%) Graphite
7 13 (3.70%) ZABBIX
8 8 (2.28%) Kibana
9 4 (1.14%) Zenoss
10 3 (0.85%) Cobbler
11 2 (0.57%) Cacti
11 2 (0.57%) SCCM
11 2 (0.57%) SCOM
11 2 (0.57%) Icinga
11 2 (0.57%) SmokePing
12 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 79 (22.51%) VMware
2 47 (13.39%) Oracle
3 43 (12.25%) Red Hat
4 27 (7.69%) SAP
5 24 (6.84%) Microsoft
6 11 (3.13%) Citrix
7 10 (2.85%) Adobe
8 6 (1.71%) EMC
8 6 (1.71%) Apple
9 4 (1.14%) OpenText
10 3 (0.85%) Rackspace
10 3 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.57%) HP
11 2 (0.57%) Cisco
11 2 (0.57%) Google
12 1 (0.28%) Zoho
12 1 (0.28%) Talend
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + negotiable + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Incentive
Posted: 16 hours ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 35,000 - 65,000
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Gloucestershire
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Incentive
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Salary: £40000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £37000 - £44000 per annum
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Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
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Gloucestershire
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Gloucestershire
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Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per hour
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Exeter
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Devon
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Devon
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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