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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 69 62 43
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -19
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 6 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.85% 1.18% 3.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.17% 1.97% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 11
Average salary £27,500 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
512 406 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 72.42% 59.97% 60.23%
Number of salaries quoted 398 347 266
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +7 6 £27,500 -
Ruby
West Midlands

Ruby
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 12 (100.00%) Python
2 8 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (66.67%) Change Control
2 8 (66.67%) Remedy
3 6 (50.00%) .NET
3 6 (50.00%) Software Packaging
3 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (50.00%) Mercurial
3 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (50.00%) Application Packaging
3 6 (50.00%) Subversion
4 4 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 4 (33.33%) Software Deployment
4 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 2 (16.67%) JIRA
5 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 2 (16.67%) AccuRev
5 2 (16.67%) Back Office
5 2 (16.67%) Validation
5 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 2 (16.67%) Middleware
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (16.67%) Ant

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (50.00%) Mercurial
1 6 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (16.67%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) Ant
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Release Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Applications Packager
3 3 (25.00%) Software Packager
4 1 (8.33%) Software Applications Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate
4 1 (8.33%) Release Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
1 6 (50.00%) Application Packaging
1 6 (50.00%) Software Packaging
2 2 (16.67%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (66.67%) Change Control
2 4 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 12 (100.00%) Python
2 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 4 (33.33%) C#
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Remedy
2 2 (16.67%) AccuRev