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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 72 83 76
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 10 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.40% 0.70% 1.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.70% 1.35% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 14
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £35,000 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,125 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.42% +9.66%
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
370 444 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 51.82% 51.51% 54.35%
Number of salaries quoted 323 409 471
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 31 July 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Southampton

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 14 (77.78%) Python
1 14 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 13 (72.22%) Java
3 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (55.56%) Linux
5 7 (38.89%) PHP
6 6 (33.33%) C#
6 6 (33.33%) TDD
6 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (33.33%) BDD
7 5 (27.78%) Open Source
7 5 (27.78%) Automated Testing
7 5 (27.78%) Perl
7 5 (27.78%) UNIX
7 5 (27.78%) ISO 9001
7 5 (27.78%) Scrum
7 5 (27.78%) Kindle
8 4 (22.22%) NoSQL
8 4 (22.22%) Big Data
8 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
8 4 (22.22%) Node.js
8 4 (22.22%) SDLC
8 4 (22.22%) C
8 4 (22.22%) C++
8 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
8 4 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (22.22%) Web Development
9 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
9 3 (16.67%) QA
9 3 (16.67%) Selenium

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (22.22%) Node.js
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Kerberos
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) NoSQL
1 4 (22.22%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) WebDriver
1 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 3 (16.67%) Selenium
1 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) GDB
2 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.56%) HP UFT
2 1 (5.56%) JMeter
2 1 (5.56%) Maven
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Software Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Research Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Support Technician
6 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) SOA Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
1 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
2 3 (16.67%) Spring
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Kindle
2 3 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) UNIX
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) TDD
3 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (33.33%) BDD
4 5 (27.78%) Open Source
4 5 (27.78%) Scrum
4 5 (27.78%) Automated Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 4 (22.22%) Web Development
5 4 (22.22%) SDLC
6 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 3 (16.67%) Coaching
6 3 (16.67%) People Management
6 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 3 (16.67%) Image Processing
6 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (16.67%) OOP
6 3 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) Python
2 13 (72.22%) Java
3 7 (38.89%) PHP
4 6 (33.33%) C#
5 5 (27.78%) Perl
6 4 (22.22%) C++
6 4 (22.22%) C
7 3 (16.67%) MATLAB
8 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) PhD
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) ISO 9001
2 3 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle
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