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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 81 87 87
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 27 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.99% 0.48% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.67% 0.81% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 21 5 2
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
735 614 672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 54.24% 58.93% 60.98%
Number of salaries quoted 644 549 596
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £43,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 30 January 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
North Wales - 13 £37,500 - 1
South Wales -10 6 £35,000 - 1
West Wales +8 3 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 48 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (64.06%) C#
3 39 (60.94%) TDD
3 39 (60.94%) BDD
4 31 (48.44%) .NET
5 26 (40.63%) SQL Server
5 26 (40.63%) ASP.NET
5 26 (40.63%) Advertising
5 26 (40.63%) MVC
5 26 (40.63%) .NET Framework
5 26 (40.63%) WCF
5 26 (40.63%) Git (software)
5 26 (40.63%) RESTful
5 26 (40.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 26 (40.63%) NoSQL
5 26 (40.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 26 (40.63%) Node.js
5 26 (40.63%) Facebook
5 26 (40.63%) Web Application Development
5 26 (40.63%) Enterprise Software
5 26 (40.63%) ASP.NET Web API
6 25 (39.06%) C++
6 25 (39.06%) Linux
7 22 (34.38%) Python
8 17 (26.56%) Perl
9 16 (25.00%) Windows
10 15 (23.44%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (21.88%) Jenkins
12 13 (20.31%) Puppet
12 13 (20.31%) Scrum

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 26 (40.63%) Node.js
2 6 (9.38%) Confluence
3 2 (3.13%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.13%) Apache
4 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.56%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.19%) SaaS
2 8 (12.50%) IaaS
2 8 (12.50%) PaaS
3 4 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) HTTP
2 6 (9.38%) Wireshark
2 6 (9.38%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.81%) RFID
4 1 (1.56%) Firewall
4 1 (1.56%) LDAP
4 1 (1.56%) LAN
4 1 (1.56%) WAN
4 1 (1.56%) VPN
4 1 (1.56%) DNS
4 1 (1.56%) SSH
4 1 (1.56%) VPLS
4 1 (1.56%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (40.63%) SQL Server
1 26 (40.63%) NoSQL
2 8 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.69%) MySQL
4 1 (1.56%) Big Data
4 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (40.63%) Git (software)
2 14 (21.88%) Jenkins
3 8 (12.50%) RSpec
4 6 (9.38%) JIRA
4 6 (9.38%) Fiddler
4 6 (9.38%) TestLink
5 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.56%) Mocha
5 1 (1.56%) Selenium
5 1 (1.56%) PhantomJS
General
1 26 (40.63%) Advertising
2 5 (7.81%) Electronics
3 4 (6.25%) Finance
4 3 (4.69%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 38 (59.38%) Developer
2 26 (40.63%) .NET Developer
3 11 (17.19%) Software Developer
4 8 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) Software Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) Software Test Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) C Software Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) Test Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Development Manager
7 5 (7.81%) Software Development Manager
7 5 (7.81%) Software Manager
8 4 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Cloud Engineer
10 1 (1.56%) Tester
10 1 (1.56%) Junior
10 1 (1.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 1 (1.56%) Administrator
10 1 (1.56%) Software Tester
10 1 (1.56%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (48.44%) .NET
2 26 (40.63%) ASP.NET
2 26 (40.63%) .NET Framework
2 26 (40.63%) WCF
2 26 (40.63%) RESTful
2 26 (40.63%) ASP.NET MVC
2 26 (40.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 26 (40.63%) ASP.NET Web API
3 8 (12.50%) Web Services
4 5 (7.81%) CSS
4 5 (7.81%) HTML
4 5 (7.81%) Ajax
4 5 (7.81%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (3.13%) OpenGL
6 1 (1.56%) LAMP
6 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (40.63%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.38%) DTV
4 5 (7.81%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.56%) Clustering
5 1 (1.56%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 25 (39.06%) Linux
2 16 (25.00%) Windows
3 11 (17.19%) CentOS
4 7 (10.94%) UNIX
5 5 (7.81%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (60.94%) TDD
2 39 (60.94%) BDD
3 26 (40.63%) MVC
3 26 (40.63%) Web Application Development
4 15 (23.44%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (20.31%) Scrum
6 11 (17.19%) Configuration Management
7 9 (14.06%) DevOps
8 8 (12.50%) SOA
9 7 (10.94%) OOP
10 6 (9.38%) Product Management
10 6 (9.38%) Test Management
10 6 (9.38%) Regression Testing
10 6 (9.38%) Bug Management
11 5 (7.81%) People Management
11 5 (7.81%) Automation Testing
11 5 (7.81%) OO
11 5 (7.81%) Build Automation
12 3 (4.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (64.06%) C#
2 25 (39.06%) C++
3 22 (34.38%) Python
4 17 (26.56%) Perl
5 12 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 11 (17.19%) C
7 10 (15.63%) Bash Shell
8 8 (12.50%) Java
8 8 (12.50%) PHP
9 6 (9.38%) Korn
10 5 (7.81%) Embedded C
10 5 (7.81%) Embedded C++
10 5 (7.81%) SQL
11 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.56%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (4.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.81%) Firmware
2 4 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.69%) XenServer
4 2 (3.13%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (20.31%) Puppet
2 12 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.13%) Ansible
Vendors
1 26 (40.63%) Facebook
2 7 (10.94%) Red Hat
2 7 (10.94%) TOWER Software
3 4 (6.25%) Google
3 4 (6.25%) VMware
3 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.56%) Rackspace
Wrexham, Clwyd
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Penarth, South Glamorgan
ThinkProductivity
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 11 days ago