The table below looks at the statistics for RubyGems skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RubyGems over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RubyGems
Rank 864 901 885
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -16
Permanent jobs citing RubyGems 19 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.005% 0.002%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.11% 0.032% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 19 6 2
Average salary £55,000 £58,750 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.38% -9.61%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
17579 18991 16001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.45% 16.17% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 14696 15964 13615
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

RubyGems
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RubyGems within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

RubyGems Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RubyGems
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RubyGems within the UK.

RubyGems Salary Trend in the UK

RubyGems
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RubyGems over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 within the UK.

RubyGems Salary Histogram in the UK

RubyGems
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RubyGems within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 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
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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
England +48 19 £55,000 -6.38%
Surrey - 18 £55,000 -
South East - 18 £55,000 -
Egham - 11 £55,000 -
London +40 1 £45,000 -23.40%

RubyGems
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing RubyGems 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 RubyGems.

1 22 (100.00%) Ruby
1 22 (100.00%) RSpec
2 21 (95.45%) TDD
3 19 (86.36%) Selenium
3 19 (86.36%) Scrum
3 19 (86.36%) Test Automation
4 18 (81.82%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (81.82%) UNIX
4 18 (81.82%) Linux
4 18 (81.82%) WATIR
4 18 (81.82%) Jenkins
4 18 (81.82%) Automation Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Cucumber
6 3 (13.64%) BDD
6 3 (13.64%) CSS3
6 3 (13.64%) SaaS
6 3 (13.64%) HTML5
6 3 (13.64%) Heroku
6 3 (13.64%) Capistrano
6 3 (13.64%) RESTful
6 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.64%) HTML
6 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
6 3 (13.64%) CSS
6 3 (13.64%) Web Services
6 3 (13.64%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (13.64%) jQuery
6 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.55%) Atlassian
7 1 (4.55%) JIRA

RubyGems
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing RubyGems 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 RubyGems. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) SaaS
1 3 (13.64%) Heroku
Development Applications
1 22 (100.00%) RSpec
2 19 (86.36%) Selenium
3 18 (81.82%) WATIR
3 18 (81.82%) Jenkins
4 4 (18.18%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.55%) JIRA
5 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
5 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.55%) Capybara
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Automation Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Test Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Ruby Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) CSS3
1 3 (13.64%) HTML5
1 3 (13.64%) RESTful
1 3 (13.64%) HTML
1 3 (13.64%) CSS
1 3 (13.64%) Web Services
1 3 (13.64%) Ruby on Rails
1 3 (13.64%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) UNIX
1 18 (81.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) TDD
2 19 (86.36%) Scrum
2 19 (86.36%) Test Automation
3 18 (81.82%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (81.82%) Automation Testing
4 3 (13.64%) BDD
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Ruby
2 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Atlassian