The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the Torfaen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 15 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 6 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 9.09% 4.84% 7.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.04% 5.36% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 4
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -10.52%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Ruby
South Wales

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

Programming Languages Category
Torfaen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
46 56 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 69.70% 90.32% 84.31%
Number of salaries quoted 46 54 43
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,400 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

Ruby
Salary Trend in Torfaen

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

Ruby Salary Trend in Torfaen

Ruby
Job Locations in Torfaen

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Cwmbran +3 6 £37,500 +10.29%
Ruby
South Wales

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 8 (100.00%) Perl
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 8 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (75.00%) Marketing
2 6 (75.00%) Selenium
2 6 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) PaaS
2 6 (75.00%) Big Data
2 6 (75.00%) Mobile Marketing
2 6 (75.00%) Advertising
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Python
2 6 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (75.00%) Data Mining
2 6 (75.00%) PHP
2 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 6 (75.00%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) ISEB
3 2 (25.00%) DTV
3 2 (25.00%) IPTV
3 2 (25.00%) Korn
3 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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.

Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Data Mining
1 6 (75.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (75.00%) Advertising
2 6 (75.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Analyst
1 8 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) DTV
1 2 (25.00%) IPTV
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Automated Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Manual Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (75.00%) Mobile Marketing
1 6 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Perl
1 8 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (75.00%) PHP
2 6 (75.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) Korn
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB