The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 72 54 63
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +9
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 15 19 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.53% 2.48% 2.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.02% 5.76% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 19
Average salary £37,500 £32,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.18% -8.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Ruby
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
496 330 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 50.66% 43.14% 48.27%
Number of salaries quoted 415 314 381
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £43,600
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ruby across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Ruby
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ruby across the South Yorkshire region.

Ruby Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

Ruby
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
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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
Sheffield -21 15 £37,500 +17.18%
Ruby
Yorkshire

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 16 (80.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 15 (75.00%) HTML
2 15 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (75.00%) Git (software)
3 13 (65.00%) Cucumber
4 12 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (60.00%) Web Services
5 11 (55.00%) CSS
6 10 (50.00%) RSpec
6 10 (50.00%) UNIX
6 10 (50.00%) MySQL
7 9 (45.00%) TDD
7 9 (45.00%) JIRA
7 9 (45.00%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (40.00%) Apache Cordova
8 8 (40.00%) RubyMotion
8 8 (40.00%) Computer Science
8 8 (40.00%) Degree
8 8 (40.00%) Open Source
8 8 (40.00%) Puppet
8 8 (40.00%) PhoneGap
8 8 (40.00%) CoffeeScript
8 8 (40.00%) Backbone.js
8 8 (40.00%) Facebook
8 8 (40.00%) Twitter
8 8 (40.00%) Ember.js
8 8 (40.00%) AngularJS
8 8 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (35.00%) Linux
10 6 (30.00%) OO

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 4 (20.00%) nginx
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 12 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
2 4 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) DNS
2 4 (20.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) VLAN
2 4 (20.00%) Network Security
2 4 (20.00%) DHCP
2 4 (20.00%) SNMP
2 4 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) MySQL
2 8 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (65.00%) Cucumber
3 10 (50.00%) RSpec
4 9 (45.00%) JIRA
5 5 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (20.00%) Maven
7 2 (10.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Administrator
4 4 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Ruby Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 15 (75.00%) HTML
3 12 (60.00%) Web Services
4 11 (55.00%) CSS
5 8 (40.00%) PhoneGap
5 8 (40.00%) Backbone.js
5 8 (40.00%) Ember.js
5 8 (40.00%) AngularJS
5 8 (40.00%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (10.00%) RESTful
7 1 (5.00%) HTML5
7 1 (5.00%) REST
7 1 (5.00%) CSS3
7 1 (5.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 8 (40.00%) Open Source
2 5 (25.00%) Telematics
2 5 (25.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) UNIX
2 7 (35.00%) Linux
3 4 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 4 (20.00%) Mac OS
3 4 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) TDD
2 6 (30.00%) OO
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.00%) B2B
4 2 (10.00%) B2C
4 2 (10.00%) MVC
4 2 (10.00%) Workflow
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (40.00%) CoffeeScript
2 8 (40.00%) RubyMotion
3 4 (20.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Xen
1 4 (20.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (40.00%) Puppet
3 4 (20.00%) Ganglia
4 2 (10.00%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Facebook
1 8 (40.00%) Twitter
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco