The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 87 86 78
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 15 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.11% 0.86% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.33% 1.57% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 7
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -
Programming Languages Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
643 700 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 47.77% 54.52% 52.97%
Number of salaries quoted 575 637 471
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Ruby
UK

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
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 31 July 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 -9 10 £34,500 -9.21% 4
North Wales - 4 £37,500 - 1
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 9 (50.00%) BDD
3 8 (44.44%) Perl
3 8 (44.44%) Python
3 8 (44.44%) TDD
4 7 (38.89%) HTTP
4 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
5 6 (33.33%) C#
5 6 (33.33%) Scrum
5 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (27.78%) RESTful
6 5 (27.78%) QA
6 5 (27.78%) DevOps
6 5 (27.78%) C++
6 5 (27.78%) MySQL
6 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
7 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 4 (22.22%) HTML
7 4 (22.22%) .NET
7 4 (22.22%) Debian
7 4 (22.22%) Advertising
7 4 (22.22%) MVC
7 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
7 4 (22.22%) Korn
7 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
7 4 (22.22%) WCF
7 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (22.22%) Facebook

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (22.22%) Node.js
2 3 (16.67%) nginx
2 3 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 3 (16.67%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) SaaS
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) Wireshark
2 1 (5.56%) LDAP
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) MySQL
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) NoSQL
3 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.56%) Big Data
4 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) JBehave
3 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.56%) Hudson
3 1 (5.56%) Selenium
3 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) Fiddler
General
1 4 (22.22%) Advertising
2 3 (16.67%) Multimedia
3 2 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (5.56%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Test Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 3 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (16.67%) Administrator
4 3 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Testing Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Automated Test Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Quality Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) QA Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) RESTful
2 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 4 (22.22%) HTML
2 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
2 4 (22.22%) WCF
2 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (22.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Debian
4 3 (16.67%) CentOS
4 3 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) BDD
2 8 (44.44%) TDD
3 6 (33.33%) Scrum
4 5 (27.78%) DevOps
5 4 (22.22%) MVC
5 4 (22.22%) Web Application Development
5 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) Automation Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
8 1 (5.56%) System Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Time Management
8 1 (5.56%) Product Management
8 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
8 1 (5.56%) Bug Management
8 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Test Management
8 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Perl
1 8 (44.44%) Python
2 6 (33.33%) C#
2 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 5 (27.78%) C++
4 4 (22.22%) Korn
5 2 (11.11%) PHP
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) Java
6 1 (5.56%) Groovy
6 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.56%) Erlang
6 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) XenServer
2 3 (16.67%) Xen
3 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Puppet
1 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.56%) YUM
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
2 4 (22.22%) Facebook
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Google
4 1 (5.56%) Perforce
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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