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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 83 88 94
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 20 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.49% 0.53% 0.088%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.95% 1.08% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 1
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +9.33%
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
678 556 687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 50.41% 49.47% 60.16%
Number of salaries quoted 576 495 596
Average salary £36,750 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.08% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £42,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 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
South Wales -2 11 £36,250 +3.57% 1
North Wales -1 8 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 36 (72.00%) C#
2 34 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (58.00%) .NET
4 28 (56.00%) TDD
4 28 (56.00%) BDD
5 22 (44.00%) Git (software)
5 22 (44.00%) C++
6 21 (42.00%) MVC
6 21 (42.00%) NoSQL
6 21 (42.00%) Facebook
7 20 (40.00%) Web Application Development
7 20 (40.00%) Entity Framework
7 20 (40.00%) Node.js
7 20 (40.00%) RESTful
7 20 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (40.00%) .NET Framework
7 20 (40.00%) WCF
7 20 (40.00%) Advertising
7 20 (40.00%) SQL Server
7 20 (40.00%) ASP.NET
7 20 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
7 20 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 19 (38.00%) Linux
8 19 (38.00%) Python
9 16 (32.00%) JavaScript
10 15 (30.00%) Perl
11 14 (28.00%) Windows
12 11 (22.00%) C
12 11 (22.00%) QA
13 10 (20.00%) Computer Science

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 20 (40.00%) Node.js
2 2 (4.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.00%) Confluence
3 1 (2.00%) Apache
3 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) SaaS
2 4 (8.00%) PaaS
2 4 (8.00%) IaaS
3 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.00%) GitHub
3 2 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.00%) RFID
2 3 (6.00%) HTTP
3 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.00%) VPN
4 1 (2.00%) DNS
4 1 (2.00%) SAN
4 1 (2.00%) Firewall
4 1 (2.00%) VPLS
4 1 (2.00%) LDAP
4 1 (2.00%) LAN
4 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (42.00%) NoSQL
2 20 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.00%) MySQL
5 1 (2.00%) Big Data
5 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (44.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.00%) RSpec
4 2 (4.00%) JIRA
4 2 (4.00%) Fiddler
4 2 (4.00%) TestLink
5 1 (2.00%) PhantomJS
5 1 (2.00%) Subversion
5 1 (2.00%) Selenium
5 1 (2.00%) Mocha
5 1 (2.00%) Mercurial
General
1 20 (40.00%) Advertising
2 9 (18.00%) Electronics
3 2 (4.00%) Finance
4 1 (2.00%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 31 (62.00%) Developer
2 20 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Software Development Manager
3 9 (18.00%) Software Manager
3 9 (18.00%) Software Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Development Manager
4 5 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) C Software Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.00%) QA Specialist
7 1 (2.00%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (58.00%) .NET
2 20 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 20 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 20 (40.00%) WCF
2 20 (40.00%) RESTful
2 20 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 20 (40.00%) Entity Framework
2 20 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (20.00%) HTML
3 10 (20.00%) CSS
4 9 (18.00%) Ajax
5 4 (8.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (8.00%) Web Services
6 1 (2.00%) LAMP
6 1 (2.00%) SOAP
6 1 (2.00%) REST
6 1 (2.00%) CSS3
6 1 (2.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 9 (18.00%) Web 2.0
4 2 (4.00%) DTV
5 1 (2.00%) Clustering
5 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (38.00%) Linux
2 14 (28.00%) Windows
3 9 (18.00%) Mac OS
4 5 (10.00%) CentOS
5 2 (4.00%) UNIX
6 1 (2.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (56.00%) TDD
2 28 (56.00%) BDD
3 21 (42.00%) MVC
4 20 (40.00%) Web Application Development
5 10 (20.00%) OO
6 9 (18.00%) Scrum
6 9 (18.00%) Automation Testing
6 9 (18.00%) Build Automation
6 9 (18.00%) People Management
7 7 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management
8 6 (12.00%) OOP
9 5 (10.00%) DevOps
10 4 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (8.00%) SOA
11 2 (4.00%) Regression Testing
11 2 (4.00%) Test Automation
11 2 (4.00%) Product Management
11 2 (4.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (72.00%) C#
2 22 (44.00%) C++
3 19 (38.00%) Python
4 16 (32.00%) JavaScript
5 15 (30.00%) Perl
6 11 (22.00%) C
7 9 (18.00%) Embedded C
7 9 (18.00%) Embedded C++
8 8 (16.00%) PHP
9 7 (14.00%) Java
10 5 (10.00%) Bash Shell
10 5 (10.00%) SQL
11 2 (4.00%) Korn
12 1 (2.00%) Erlang
12 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
12 1 (2.00%) Golang
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.00%) QA
System Software
1 9 (18.00%) Firmware
2 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.00%) XenServer
3 1 (2.00%) KVM
3 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) Puppet
2 6 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.00%) Ansible
3 1 (2.00%) yum
Vendors
1 21 (42.00%) Facebook
2 6 (12.00%) TOWER Software
3 3 (6.00%) VMware
3 3 (6.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.00%) Google
5 1 (2.00%) Twitter
Wrexham, Clwyd
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ThinkProductivity
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago