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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RubyGems
Rank - 868 889
Permanent jobs citing RubyGems 0 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% 0.009%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.012% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 8
Average salary - £58,750 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +27.02%
UK excluding London average salary - - £45,000

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
18882 16349 16966
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.12% 15.25% 14.47%
Number of salaries quoted 15678 13933 14673
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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
Top 15 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Ruby
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (83.33%) SOA
2 5 (83.33%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (83.33%) OAuth
2 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (83.33%) RSpec
2 5 (83.33%) Varnish
2 5 (83.33%) Cucumber
2 5 (83.33%) Sinatra
2 5 (83.33%) Redis
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) OAuth2
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Heroku

RubyGems
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (83.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (83.33%) RSpec
1 5 (83.33%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (83.33%) OAuth
2 5 (83.33%) Sinatra
3 3 (50.00%) OAuth2
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Varnish