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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 62 85 73
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -12
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 25 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.87% 0.11% 1.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.32% 0.21% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 18 1 12
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £40,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +6.66%
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
470 476 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 53.96% 52.31% 52.53%
Number of salaries quoted 433 432 386
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 27 January 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Southampton

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (80.56%) Python
2 25 (69.44%) Software Engineering
3 24 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (66.67%) Linux
4 17 (47.22%) Java
5 15 (41.67%) Oracle
6 14 (38.89%) Scrum
7 12 (33.33%) Automated Testing
7 12 (33.33%) SQL
7 12 (33.33%) C#
7 12 (33.33%) BDD
8 11 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (30.56%) UNIX
8 11 (30.56%) OO
9 10 (27.78%) C++
9 10 (27.78%) Perl
9 10 (27.78%) PL/SQL
9 10 (27.78%) TDD
9 10 (27.78%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (27.78%) RSpec
9 10 (27.78%) Cucumber
9 10 (27.78%) Jenkins
10 9 (25.00%) C
11 8 (22.22%) HTML
11 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
11 8 (22.22%) CSS
11 8 (22.22%) Windows
12 7 (19.44%) PhD
12 7 (19.44%) ISO 9001
12 7 (19.44%) MATLAB

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (13.89%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.78%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Kerberos
1 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.56%) MySQL
2 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) RSpec
1 10 (27.78%) Cucumber
1 10 (27.78%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.78%) GDB
2 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
2 1 (2.78%) Selenium
2 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.78%) Back Office
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
1 1 (2.78%) Advertising
1 1 (2.78%) Billing
Job Titles
1 23 (63.89%) Software Engineer
2 13 (36.11%) Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Research Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) Python Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Ruby Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Perl Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Software Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.56%) PHP Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Junior Software Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Tester
8 1 (2.78%) Junior
8 1 (2.78%) Automation Tester
8 1 (2.78%) Support Technician
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Junior Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) HTML
1 8 (22.22%) CSS
2 5 (13.89%) Java EE
3 4 (11.11%) Web Services
3 4 (11.11%) .NET
4 3 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (5.56%) SOAP
5 2 (5.56%) WSDL
5 2 (5.56%) jQuery
5 2 (5.56%) HTML5
5 2 (5.56%) REST
5 2 (5.56%) CSS3
6 1 (2.78%) Sass
6 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.78%) Kendo UI
6 1 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.78%) LAMP
6 1 (2.78%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Mathematics
1 7 (19.44%) Open Source
1 7 (19.44%) Kindle
1 7 (19.44%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.78%) EPoS
2 1 (2.78%) Graphic Design
2 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (66.67%) Linux
2 11 (30.56%) UNIX
3 8 (22.22%) Windows
4 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.78%) Debian
4 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) Software Engineering
2 24 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (38.89%) Scrum
4 12 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 12 (33.33%) BDD
5 11 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (30.56%) OO
6 10 (27.78%) TDD
7 7 (19.44%) Image Processing
8 6 (16.67%) DevOps
8 6 (16.67%) Pair Programming
9 4 (11.11%) OOD
9 4 (11.11%) Waterfall
10 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
10 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (8.33%) OOP
11 2 (5.56%) MVC
11 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
12 1 (2.78%) Test Automation
12 1 (2.78%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (80.56%) Python
2 17 (47.22%) Java
3 12 (33.33%) C#
3 12 (33.33%) SQL
4 10 (27.78%) C++
4 10 (27.78%) Perl
4 10 (27.78%) PL/SQL
5 9 (25.00%) C
6 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 7 (19.44%) MATLAB
8 5 (13.89%) PHP
9 3 (8.33%) PHP5
10 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.78%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) PhD
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Oracle
2 1 (2.78%) Telerik
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