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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 77 - 79
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 9 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.14% - 1.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.17% - 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 10
Average salary £35,000 - £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 - £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
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
414 452 463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 52.54% 49.78% 55.32%
Number of salaries quoted 348 413 439
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,150 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Southampton

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 29 (93.55%) Software Engineering
2 25 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (74.19%) Linux
4 22 (70.97%) Python
5 19 (61.29%) Java
6 17 (54.84%) Scrum
6 17 (54.84%) BDD
7 16 (51.61%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (51.61%) Automated Testing
7 16 (51.61%) UNIX
8 15 (48.39%) Oracle
8 15 (48.39%) TDD
9 14 (45.16%) C#
10 13 (41.94%) OO
10 13 (41.94%) Cucumber
10 13 (41.94%) Jenkins
11 12 (38.71%) Kindle
11 12 (38.71%) Open Source
11 12 (38.71%) ISO 9001
12 10 (32.26%) PL/SQL
12 10 (32.26%) SQL
12 10 (32.26%) RSpec
13 9 (29.03%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (25.81%) C++
14 8 (25.81%) C
14 8 (25.81%) DevOps
14 8 (25.81%) Continuous Delivery
15 7 (22.58%) OOD
16 6 (19.35%) MATLAB
16 6 (19.35%) PhD

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (16.13%) Apache TomEE
1 5 (16.13%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Kerberos
1 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (41.94%) Cucumber
1 13 (41.94%) Jenkins
2 10 (32.26%) RSpec
3 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.45%) GDB
4 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.23%) JIRA
4 1 (3.23%) Selenium
4 1 (3.23%) Maven
4 1 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (3.23%) JMeter
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) Software Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Software Developer
2 7 (22.58%) Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Research Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Support Technician
5 1 (3.23%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) Java EE
2 4 (12.90%) .NET
3 3 (9.68%) Spring
4 2 (6.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Kindle
1 12 (38.71%) Open Source
2 6 (19.35%) Mathematics
2 6 (19.35%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 23 (74.19%) Linux
2 16 (51.61%) UNIX
3 2 (6.45%) Windows
3 2 (6.45%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (93.55%) Software Engineering
2 25 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (54.84%) Scrum
3 17 (54.84%) BDD
4 16 (51.61%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (51.61%) Automated Testing
5 15 (48.39%) TDD
6 13 (41.94%) OO
7 8 (25.81%) DevOps
7 8 (25.81%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (22.58%) OOD
9 6 (19.35%) Pair Programming
9 6 (19.35%) Image Processing
10 5 (16.13%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (12.90%) Waterfall
11 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
12 3 (9.68%) Coaching
12 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
12 3 (9.68%) OOP
12 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) Python
2 19 (61.29%) Java
3 14 (45.16%) C#
4 10 (32.26%) PL/SQL
4 10 (32.26%) SQL
5 8 (25.81%) C++
5 8 (25.81%) C
6 6 (19.35%) MATLAB
7 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
8 2 (6.45%) Perl
9 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) PhD
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (38.71%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Oracle
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