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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 58 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 10 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.94% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.55% - -
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 0
Average salary £55,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +6.66%
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
282 227 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 54.65% 51.59% 56.46%
Number of salaries quoted 198 170 201
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 £34,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £48,500
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 February 2015.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Watford

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 24 (77.42%) RESTful
1 24 (77.42%) BDD
2 23 (74.19%) Jenkins
2 23 (74.19%) C#
3 20 (64.52%) Java
3 20 (64.52%) SQL
3 20 (64.52%) XML
3 20 (64.52%) Selenium
3 20 (64.52%) Test Scripting
3 20 (64.52%) Test Automation
3 20 (64.52%) Cucumber
4 19 (61.29%) Calabash
4 19 (61.29%) SpecFlow
4 19 (61.29%) Gherkin
4 19 (61.29%) WATIR
4 19 (61.29%) JBehave
4 19 (61.29%) Open Source
4 19 (61.29%) NUnit
4 19 (61.29%) Web Services
4 19 (61.29%) Software Testing
4 19 (61.29%) JUnit
5 10 (32.26%) OO
6 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
7 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (16.13%) TDD
8 5 (16.13%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (16.13%) Windows
8 5 (16.13%) Linux
8 5 (16.13%) HP

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (12.90%) Node.js
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) SaaS
2 1 (3.23%) PaaS
2 1 (3.23%) IaaS
2 1 (3.23%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) NAS
2 1 (3.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
1 4 (12.90%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.23%) DbVisualizer
2 1 (3.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 23 (74.19%) Jenkins
2 20 (64.52%) Cucumber
2 20 (64.52%) Selenium
3 19 (61.29%) JBehave
3 19 (61.29%) JUnit
3 19 (61.29%) NUnit
3 19 (61.29%) WATIR
3 19 (61.29%) SpecFlow
3 19 (61.29%) Calabash
4 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
5 4 (12.90%) Hudson
5 4 (12.90%) Maven
5 4 (12.90%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
1 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
1 2 (6.45%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Automation Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Test Automation Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Test Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Senior Test Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Developer
3 4 (12.90%) .NET Developer
3 4 (12.90%) DevOps Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.23%) Tester
5 1 (3.23%) Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (77.42%) RESTful
2 20 (64.52%) XML
3 19 (61.29%) Gherkin
3 19 (61.29%) Web Services
4 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (12.90%) .NET
4 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.45%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (3.23%) JSON
6 1 (3.23%) Flash
6 1 (3.23%) HTML
6 1 (3.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (61.29%) Open Source
2 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (77.42%) BDD
2 20 (64.52%) Test Scripting
2 20 (64.52%) Test Automation
3 19 (61.29%) Software Testing
4 10 (32.26%) OO
5 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (16.13%) TDD
6 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (12.90%) MVC
7 4 (12.90%) Web Application Development
7 4 (12.90%) DevOps
8 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
9 2 (6.45%) Project Management
9 2 (6.45%) Mobile Application Development
10 1 (3.23%) Coaching
10 1 (3.23%) Service Management
10 1 (3.23%) Document Management
10 1 (3.23%) Automated Testing
10 1 (3.23%) Migration
10 1 (3.23%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) C#
2 20 (64.52%) Java
2 20 (64.52%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) ISEB
1 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
1 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Puppet
1 4 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) HP
2 1 (3.23%) EMC
2 1 (3.23%) VMware
2 1 (3.23%) IBM
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft