The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Stevenage region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 26 27 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 7 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 5.00% 3.13% 8.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.86% 5.88% 12.64%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 11
Average salary £52,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.47% +18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £41,405 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.41% -
Programming Languages Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
71 85 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 50.71% 53.13% 63.50%
Number of salaries quoted 61 46 84
Average salary £45,000 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £59,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Ruby
Hertfordshire

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 23 July 2014, 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 12 (85.71%) HTML
1 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 12 (85.71%) CSS
1 12 (85.71%) Ajax
1 12 (85.71%) HTML5
2 11 (78.57%) Git (software)
2 11 (78.57%) MySQL
2 11 (78.57%) TDD
3 10 (71.43%) Ruby on Rails
4 9 (64.29%) Selenium
4 9 (64.29%) Cucumber
4 9 (64.29%) RSpec
4 9 (64.29%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (64.29%) Web Services
4 9 (64.29%) UML
5 8 (57.14%) OO
5 8 (57.14%) Python
5 8 (57.14%) PHP
5 8 (57.14%) Java
5 8 (57.14%) Subversion
5 8 (57.14%) MVC
6 6 (42.86%) Internet
6 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
6 6 (42.86%) .NET
7 5 (35.71%) CakePHP
7 5 (35.71%) C#
7 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
8 4 (28.57%) Mac OS X
8 4 (28.57%) Linux
8 4 (28.57%) Scrum

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 3 (21.43%) Photoshop
1 3 (21.43%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) MySQL
2 9 (64.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Git (software)
2 9 (64.29%) RSpec
2 9 (64.29%) Cucumber
2 9 (64.29%) Selenium
3 8 (57.14%) Subversion
General
1 3 (21.43%) Multimedia
1 3 (21.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Senior Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Senior Software Engineer
3 6 (42.86%) Senior Web Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Web Engineer
3 6 (42.86%) Senior Web Engineer
3 6 (42.86%) Software Engineer
4 5 (35.71%) Ruby Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Designer
5 3 (21.43%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) CSS
1 12 (85.71%) Ajax
1 12 (85.71%) HTML
1 12 (85.71%) HTML5
2 10 (71.43%) Ruby on Rails
3 9 (64.29%) Web Services
4 6 (42.86%) .NET
5 5 (35.71%) CakePHP
6 3 (21.43%) jQuery
6 3 (21.43%) XML
6 3 (21.43%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
1 4 (28.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) TDD
2 9 (64.29%) UML
3 8 (57.14%) OO
3 8 (57.14%) MVC
4 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
6 4 (28.57%) Scrum
7 3 (21.43%) Web Design
7 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 8 (57.14%) PHP
2 8 (57.14%) Python
2 8 (57.14%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) C#