The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 61 94 88
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -6
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 35 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.73% 0.67% 0.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.44% 1.17% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 33 7 3
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Ruby
UK

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

Programming Languages Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
643 768 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 50.23% 56.89% 48.28%
Number of salaries quoted 551 707 471
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 £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Ruby
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Ruby Salary Trend in Wales

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby across the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Wales

Ruby
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
South Wales +18 19 £34,500 -8.00% 3
North Wales - 11 £37,500 - 1
West Wales - 4 £45,000 - 1
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 29 (70.73%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (56.10%) Linux
3 22 (53.66%) BDD
4 21 (51.22%) TDD
5 17 (41.46%) C#
6 16 (39.02%) Perl
6 16 (39.02%) Python
7 15 (36.59%) C++
8 13 (31.71%) Bash Shell
9 12 (29.27%) RESTful
9 12 (29.27%) Scrum
10 11 (26.83%) Advertising
10 11 (26.83%) MVC
10 11 (26.83%) .NET
10 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
10 11 (26.83%) ASP.NET
10 11 (26.83%) HTTP
10 11 (26.83%) Red Hat
10 11 (26.83%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (26.83%) Facebook
10 11 (26.83%) NoSQL
10 11 (26.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 11 (26.83%) Node.js
10 11 (26.83%) Web Application Development
10 11 (26.83%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (26.83%) .NET Framework
10 11 (26.83%) WCF
10 11 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (26.83%) Git (software)
10 11 (26.83%) ASP.NET Web API

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (26.83%) Node.js
2 5 (12.20%) Confluence
3 4 (9.76%) OpenStack
3 4 (9.76%) Apache
3 4 (9.76%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.95%) SaaS
2 6 (14.63%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (9.76%) PaaS
3 4 (9.76%) IaaS
4 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) HTTP
2 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
2 5 (12.20%) Wireshark
3 2 (4.88%) LDAP
4 1 (2.44%) SAN
4 1 (2.44%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
1 11 (26.83%) NoSQL
2 8 (19.51%) MySQL
3 4 (9.76%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.88%) Big Data
4 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (26.83%) Git (software)
2 10 (24.39%) Jenkins
3 5 (12.20%) JIRA
3 5 (12.20%) Fiddler
4 4 (9.76%) RSpec
5 1 (2.44%) JBehave
5 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.44%) Selenium
5 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (26.83%) Advertising
2 5 (12.20%) Finance
3 3 (7.32%) Multimedia
3 3 (7.32%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Developer
2 11 (26.83%) .NET Developer
3 9 (21.95%) Test Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Software Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Software Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Administrator
6 4 (9.76%) Software Test Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (9.76%) C Software Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (7.32%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 3 (7.32%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (7.32%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.44%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Junior
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) RESTful
2 11 (26.83%) ASP.NET MVC
2 11 (26.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 11 (26.83%) ASP.NET Web API
2 11 (26.83%) .NET
2 11 (26.83%) ASP.NET
2 11 (26.83%) .NET Framework
2 11 (26.83%) WCF
3 5 (12.20%) Web Services
4 4 (9.76%) HTML
5 2 (4.88%) OpenGL
5 2 (4.88%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (17.07%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.76%) DTV
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 23 (56.10%) Linux
2 10 (24.39%) CentOS
3 9 (21.95%) Windows
4 7 (17.07%) UNIX
4 7 (17.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (9.76%) Debian
6 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (70.73%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (53.66%) BDD
3 21 (51.22%) TDD
4 12 (29.27%) Scrum
5 11 (26.83%) MVC
5 11 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (26.83%) Web Application Development
6 10 (24.39%) DevOps
7 9 (21.95%) Configuration Management
8 8 (19.51%) Regression Testing
9 5 (12.20%) SOA
9 5 (12.20%) Test Management
9 5 (12.20%) Product Management
9 5 (12.20%) Bug Management
10 3 (7.32%) Automation Testing
10 3 (7.32%) Time Management
10 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
11 2 (4.88%) Test Automation
11 2 (4.88%) OOP
11 2 (4.88%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) C#
2 16 (39.02%) Perl
2 16 (39.02%) Python
3 15 (36.59%) C++
4 13 (31.71%) Bash Shell
5 8 (19.51%) Korn
6 5 (12.20%) C
6 5 (12.20%) Java
6 5 (12.20%) PHP
7 3 (7.32%) SQL
7 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
7 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.88%) Erlang
9 1 (2.44%) Groovy
9 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (9.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) QA
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) XenServer
2 3 (7.32%) Xen
2 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.88%) KVM
3 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (24.39%) Puppet
1 10 (24.39%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.44%) Ansible
2 1 (2.44%) YUM
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Red Hat
1 11 (26.83%) Facebook
2 5 (12.20%) VMware
3 4 (9.76%) Google
4 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.32%) Citrix
5 2 (4.88%) TOWER Software
6 1 (2.44%) Perforce
6 1 (2.44%) Rackspace
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Posted: 15 hours ago
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