The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 64 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.40% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.81% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £46,250 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +9.33%
Ruby
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Programming Languages Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
246 274 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 48.71% 53.31% 58.72%
Number of salaries quoted 179 213 201
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby across the Watford region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Watford

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 18 (78.26%) C#
1 18 (78.26%) RESTful
1 18 (78.26%) BDD
2 16 (69.57%) Jenkins
3 14 (60.87%) Calabash
3 14 (60.87%) SpecFlow
3 14 (60.87%) Gherkin
3 14 (60.87%) Cucumber
3 14 (60.87%) JBehave
3 14 (60.87%) Open Source
3 14 (60.87%) Software Testing
3 14 (60.87%) WATIR
3 14 (60.87%) Selenium
3 14 (60.87%) Test Scripting
3 14 (60.87%) Test Automation
3 14 (60.87%) Java
3 14 (60.87%) SQL
3 14 (60.87%) Web Services
3 14 (60.87%) XML
3 14 (60.87%) JUnit
3 14 (60.87%) NUnit
4 8 (34.78%) OO
5 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
6 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (17.39%) TDD
6 4 (17.39%) Internet
6 4 (17.39%) MVC
6 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
6 4 (17.39%) .NET
6 4 (17.39%) SQL Server

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (17.39%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
2 1 (4.35%) PaaS
2 1 (4.35%) IaaS
2 1 (4.35%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) NAS
2 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
1 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (69.57%) Jenkins
2 14 (60.87%) Calabash
2 14 (60.87%) JUnit
2 14 (60.87%) NUnit
2 14 (60.87%) WATIR
2 14 (60.87%) Selenium
2 14 (60.87%) JBehave
2 14 (60.87%) Cucumber
2 14 (60.87%) SpecFlow
3 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
4 2 (8.70%) Hudson
4 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
4 2 (8.70%) Maven
General
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Automation Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Test Automation Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Test Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Senior Test Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Developer
3 4 (17.39%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) DevOps Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (78.26%) RESTful
2 14 (60.87%) Web Services
2 14 (60.87%) XML
2 14 (60.87%) Gherkin
3 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (17.39%) .NET
3 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.70%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (4.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (60.87%) Open Source
2 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) BDD
2 14 (60.87%) Software Testing
2 14 (60.87%) Test Scripting
2 14 (60.87%) Test Automation
3 8 (34.78%) OO
4 4 (17.39%) MVC
4 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) TDD
4 4 (17.39%) Web Application Development
5 2 (8.70%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (8.70%) DevOps
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) Service Management
6 1 (4.35%) Migration
6 1 (4.35%) Operations Management
6 1 (4.35%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (4.35%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) C#
2 14 (60.87%) Java
2 14 (60.87%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Puppet
1 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) HP
2 1 (4.35%) EMC
2 1 (4.35%) VMware
2 1 (4.35%) IBM
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft