The first table below looks at the demand for Ruby skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 11 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 Watford region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 71 55 66
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 3 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.51% 0.32% 0.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.24% 0.64% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £55,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.23% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Programming Languages Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
242 157 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 40.88% 50.16% 68.13%
Number of salaries quoted 173 117 148
Average salary £41,500 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.57% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Ruby
Hertfordshire

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Ruby
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Ruby Salary Trend in Watford

Ruby
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) NUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) WATIR
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
1 3 (100.00%) JBehave
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 3 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Calabash

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) NUnit
1 3 (100.00%) WATIR
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) JBehave
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Calabash
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
1 3 (100.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
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