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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 11 36 35
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -1
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 17 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 14.17% 3.69% 0.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.48% 7.69% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 1
Average salary £50,000 £52,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.30% +4.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +16.43%
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
42 104 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 35.00% 47.93% 43.26%
Number of salaries quoted 39 94 25
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £22,500 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 24 April 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 18 (85.71%) Git (software)
2 17 (80.95%) CSS
2 17 (80.95%) HTML
2 17 (80.95%) JavaScript
3 15 (71.43%) Marketing
3 15 (71.43%) jQuery
4 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (66.67%) TDD
5 13 (61.90%) Ruby on Rails
6 11 (52.38%) OO
6 11 (52.38%) HTML5
6 11 (52.38%) CSS3
7 9 (42.86%) Backbone.js
7 9 (42.86%) Ember.js
7 9 (42.86%) BDD
7 9 (42.86%) PHP
8 8 (38.10%) XML
9 6 (28.57%) Mac OS X
9 6 (28.57%) Internet
9 6 (28.57%) Photoshop
9 6 (28.57%) Smartphone
9 6 (28.57%) Multimedia
9 6 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (28.57%) Web Design
9 6 (28.57%) Ajax
10 5 (23.81%) MySQL
11 3 (14.29%) Subversion
11 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
11 3 (14.29%) C#
11 3 (14.29%) .NET

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (28.57%) Photoshop
1 6 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) MySQL
2 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (85.71%) Git (software)
2 3 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 15 (71.43%) Marketing
2 6 (28.57%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (71.43%) Front-End Developer
3 9 (42.86%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 9 (42.86%) Senior JavaScript Developer
3 9 (42.86%) Senior Developer
3 9 (42.86%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) HTML
1 17 (80.95%) CSS
2 15 (71.43%) jQuery
3 13 (61.90%) Ruby on Rails
4 11 (52.38%) HTML5
4 11 (52.38%) CSS3
5 9 (42.86%) Backbone.js
5 9 (42.86%) Ember.js
6 8 (38.10%) XML
7 6 (28.57%) Ajax
8 3 (14.29%) .NET
8 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
9 2 (9.52%) XHTML
9 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
9 2 (9.52%) JSON
10 1 (4.76%) WCF
10 1 (4.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Smartphone
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (66.67%) TDD
2 11 (52.38%) OO
3 9 (42.86%) BDD
4 6 (28.57%) Web Design
5 2 (9.52%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (9.52%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) JavaScript
2 9 (42.86%) PHP
3 3 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (9.52%) SQL
4 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) HND