The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank - 60 50
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 0 7 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 1.14% 3.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.05% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 13
Average salary - - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Ruby
West Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
522 342 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 71.80% 55.79% 63.56%
Number of salaries quoted 418 275 265
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Ruby
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Ruby Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Ruby
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 9 (100.00%) Python
2 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (66.67%) Mercurial
2 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) Subversion
3 5 (55.56%) Remedy
3 5 (55.56%) Change Control
3 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
4 4 (44.44%) Software Deployment
4 4 (44.44%) C#
4 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
4 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
5 3 (33.33%) Software Packaging
5 3 (33.33%) Application Packaging
5 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 2 (22.22%) AccuRev
6 2 (22.22%) JIRA
6 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
6 2 (22.22%) Back Office
6 2 (22.22%) Validation
6 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 2 (22.22%) Middleware
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) Ant

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 6 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (66.67%) Mercurial
1 6 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) Ant
General
1 2 (22.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Release Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Applications Packager
3 1 (11.11%) Graduate
3 1 (11.11%) Software Applications Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) Software Packaging
2 3 (33.33%) Application Packaging
3 2 (22.22%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Change Control
1 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) Software Deployment
2 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) Validation
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 9 (100.00%) Python
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
3 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Remedy
2 2 (22.22%) AccuRev