The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 76 81 83
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 11 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.21% 0.21% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.38% 0.44% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 5
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +10.66%
Ruby
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Programming Languages Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
462 450 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 50.88% 47.77% 55.72%
Number of salaries quoted 399 418 436
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Ruby
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Ruby Salary Trend in Southampton

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Southampton

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 30 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (71.43%) Python
3 25 (71.43%) Linux
4 22 (62.86%) Java
5 18 (51.43%) Scrum
6 17 (48.57%) Automated Testing
6 17 (48.57%) BDD
7 16 (45.71%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (45.71%) UNIX
8 15 (42.86%) Oracle
8 15 (42.86%) C#
8 15 (42.86%) TDD
9 14 (40.00%) OO
10 13 (37.14%) Cucumber
10 13 (37.14%) Jenkins
11 12 (34.29%) Kindle
11 12 (34.29%) Open Source
11 12 (34.29%) ISO 9001
12 10 (28.57%) C++
12 10 (28.57%) PL/SQL
12 10 (28.57%) SQL
12 10 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (28.57%) RSpec
13 9 (25.71%) C
14 8 (22.86%) DevOps
14 8 (22.86%) Continuous Delivery
15 7 (20.00%) OOD
16 6 (17.14%) PhD
16 6 (17.14%) MATLAB

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 5 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.86%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Kerberos
1 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.86%) Big Data
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (37.14%) Cucumber
1 13 (37.14%) Jenkins
2 10 (28.57%) RSpec
3 2 (5.71%) GDB
3 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.86%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (2.86%) JMeter
4 1 (2.86%) Maven
4 1 (2.86%) JIRA
4 1 (2.86%) Selenium
General
1 1 (2.86%) Back Office
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
1 1 (2.86%) Advertising
1 1 (2.86%) Billing
Job Titles
1 22 (62.86%) Software Engineer
2 10 (28.57%) Developer
3 9 (25.71%) Software Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Research Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Support Technician
5 3 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Perl Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Junior Software Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Lead Test Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Python Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Ruby Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Junior Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) Java EE
2 4 (11.43%) .NET
3 3 (8.57%) CSS
3 3 (8.57%) Spring
3 3 (8.57%) HTML
4 2 (5.71%) jQuery
4 2 (5.71%) HTML5
4 2 (5.71%) CSS3
4 2 (5.71%) Web Services
5 1 (2.86%) LAMP
5 1 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.86%) Django
5 1 (2.86%) Sass
5 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.86%) Kendo UI
5 1 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Open Source
1 12 (34.29%) Kindle
2 6 (17.14%) Mathematics
2 6 (17.14%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
3 1 (2.86%) EPoS
3 1 (2.86%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 25 (71.43%) Linux
2 16 (45.71%) UNIX
3 4 (11.43%) Windows
4 2 (5.71%) Debian
5 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (51.43%) Scrum
4 17 (48.57%) Automated Testing
4 17 (48.57%) BDD
5 16 (45.71%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (42.86%) TDD
7 14 (40.00%) OO
8 8 (22.86%) DevOps
8 8 (22.86%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (20.00%) OOD
10 6 (17.14%) Pair Programming
10 6 (17.14%) Image Processing
11 5 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
13 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
13 3 (8.57%) Coaching
13 3 (8.57%) Test Scripting
13 3 (8.57%) OOP
13 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (71.43%) Python
2 22 (62.86%) Java
3 15 (42.86%) C#
4 10 (28.57%) C++
4 10 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 10 (28.57%) SQL
5 9 (25.71%) C
6 6 (17.14%) MATLAB
7 4 (11.43%) Perl
8 3 (8.57%) PHP
8 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
8 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.86%) PHP5
9 1 (2.86%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) PhD
2 2 (5.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (34.29%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) Telerik