The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 1 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 14 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -2
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 10 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 8.06% 6.67% 3.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.81% 10.26% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 5
Average salary £47,500 £52,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.65% +9.47%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Ruby
Hertfordshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
42 117 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 33.87% 65.00% 48.08%
Number of salaries quoted 36 102 27
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Ruby
Salary Trend in Stevenage

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

Ruby Salary Trend in Stevenage

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 20 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 17 (85.00%) HTML
2 17 (85.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (85.00%) CSS
3 16 (80.00%) jQuery
4 15 (75.00%) Marketing
5 14 (70.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (65.00%) TDD
7 11 (55.00%) HTML5
8 10 (50.00%) CSS3
8 10 (50.00%) PHP
9 9 (45.00%) OO
9 9 (45.00%) Backbone.js
9 9 (45.00%) Ember.js
9 9 (45.00%) BDD
10 7 (35.00%) Smartphone
10 7 (35.00%) Photoshop
10 7 (35.00%) Ajax
10 7 (35.00%) Mac OS X
10 7 (35.00%) Adobe Illustrator
11 6 (30.00%) Web Design
11 6 (30.00%) Internet
11 6 (30.00%) XML
11 6 (30.00%) Multimedia
12 4 (20.00%) Subversion
12 4 (20.00%) MySQL
13 1 (5.00%) Selenium
13 1 (5.00%) Linux
13 1 (5.00%) UML

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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.

Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Photoshop
1 7 (35.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.00%) RSpec
General
1 15 (75.00%) Marketing
2 6 (30.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 16 (80.00%) Front-End Developer
3 9 (45.00%) Senior Developer
3 9 (45.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 9 (45.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 9 (45.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (85.00%) HTML
1 17 (85.00%) CSS
2 16 (80.00%) jQuery
3 14 (70.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 11 (55.00%) HTML5
5 10 (50.00%) CSS3
6 9 (45.00%) Backbone.js
6 9 (45.00%) Ember.js
7 7 (35.00%) Ajax
8 6 (30.00%) XML
9 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (65.00%) TDD
2 9 (45.00%) OO
2 9 (45.00%) BDD
3 6 (30.00%) Web Design
4 1 (5.00%) UML
4 1 (5.00%) SEO
4 1 (5.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (50.00%) PHP