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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 69 93 80
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -13
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 27 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.09% 0.55% 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.33% 1.01% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 25 7 5
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
624 692 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 48.33% 54.27% 49.70%
Number of salaries quoted 553 636 461
Average salary £34,000 £33,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +13 15 £34,500 -9.21% 3
North Wales - 8 £37,500 - 1
West Wales - 3 £45,000 - 1
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (65.63%) Linux
2 17 (53.13%) BDD
3 16 (50.00%) TDD
4 15 (46.88%) Perl
5 13 (40.63%) C#
6 12 (37.50%) Python
6 12 (37.50%) Bash Shell
7 10 (31.25%) Red Hat
7 10 (31.25%) HTTP
7 10 (31.25%) C++
7 10 (31.25%) Scrum
8 9 (28.13%) RESTful
8 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (28.13%) CentOS
8 9 (28.13%) Puppet
8 9 (28.13%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (28.13%) DevOps
9 8 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (25.00%) SaaS
9 8 (25.00%) NoSQL
9 8 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 8 (25.00%) Node.js
9 8 (25.00%) Facebook
9 8 (25.00%) Web Application Development
9 8 (25.00%) Jenkins
9 8 (25.00%) WCF
9 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 8 (25.00%) MVC

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (25.00%) Node.js
2 4 (12.50%) OpenStack
2 4 (12.50%) nginx
2 4 (12.50%) Confluence
2 4 (12.50%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) SaaS
2 6 (18.75%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (9.38%) IaaS
3 3 (9.38%) PaaS
4 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) HTTP
2 4 (12.50%) Wireshark
2 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.25%) LDAP
4 1 (3.13%) SAN
4 1 (3.13%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.75%) MySQL
3 3 (9.38%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.25%) Big Data
4 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.50%) Fiddler
2 4 (12.50%) JIRA
3 3 (9.38%) RSpec
4 1 (3.13%) JBehave
4 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.13%) Selenium
4 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (25.00%) Advertising
2 5 (15.63%) Finance
3 3 (9.38%) Multimedia
3 3 (9.38%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (12.50%) Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) C Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) UNIX Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) RESTful
2 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 8 (25.00%) WCF
2 8 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 8 (25.00%) .NET
2 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (12.50%) HTML
3 4 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.38%) DTV
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (65.63%) Linux
2 9 (28.13%) CentOS
3 8 (25.00%) Windows
4 7 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (18.75%) UNIX
6 4 (12.50%) Debian
7 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) BDD
2 16 (50.00%) TDD
3 10 (31.25%) Scrum
4 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (28.13%) DevOps
5 8 (25.00%) Web Application Development
5 8 (25.00%) MVC
5 8 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 7 (21.88%) Regression Testing
7 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (12.50%) Bug Management
8 4 (12.50%) Test Management
8 4 (12.50%) Product Management
8 4 (12.50%) SOA
9 3 (9.38%) Time Management
9 3 (9.38%) Automation Testing
10 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
10 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
10 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
11 1 (3.13%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) Perl
2 13 (40.63%) C#
3 12 (37.50%) Python
3 12 (37.50%) Bash Shell
4 10 (31.25%) C++
5 7 (21.88%) Korn
6 4 (12.50%) PHP
6 4 (12.50%) Java
6 4 (12.50%) C
7 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
8 2 (6.25%) Erlang
8 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
8 2 (6.25%) SQL
9 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
9 1 (3.13%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) XenServer
2 3 (9.38%) Xen
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) KVM
3 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) Puppet
1 9 (28.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.13%) YUM
2 1 (3.13%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Red Hat
2 8 (25.00%) Facebook
3 5 (15.63%) VMware
4 4 (12.50%) Google
5 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.38%) Citrix
6 1 (3.13%) TOWER Software
6 1 (3.13%) Perforce
6 1 (3.13%) Rackspace
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000-36,000 + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swansea
Kainos
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago