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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 54 55 55
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 22 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.55% 0.27% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.64% 0.54% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 18 1 2
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
288 186 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 46.53% 50.54% 48.35%
Number of salaries quoted 202 152 170
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 19 December 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Watford

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 28 (75.68%) BDD
1 28 (75.68%) RESTful
1 28 (75.68%) Jenkins
2 27 (72.97%) C#
3 26 (70.27%) SQL
4 25 (67.57%) Java
4 25 (67.57%) XML
4 25 (67.57%) Test Automation
4 25 (67.57%) Test Scripting
4 25 (67.57%) Cucumber
4 25 (67.57%) Open Source
4 25 (67.57%) Selenium
5 24 (64.86%) JBehave
5 24 (64.86%) JUnit
5 24 (64.86%) NUnit
5 24 (64.86%) WATIR
5 24 (64.86%) Web Services
5 24 (64.86%) Gherkin
5 24 (64.86%) SpecFlow
5 24 (64.86%) Calabash
5 24 (64.86%) Software Testing
6 15 (40.54%) OO
7 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (18.92%) Linux
8 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
9 6 (16.22%) Puppet
9 6 (16.22%) Windows
10 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (13.51%) DevOps
10 5 (13.51%) HP

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.11%) Node.js
2 1 (2.70%) Apache
2 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) SaaS
2 1 (2.70%) PaaS
2 1 (2.70%) IaaS
2 1 (2.70%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Internet
2 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.41%) SAN
3 1 (2.70%) HTTP
3 1 (2.70%) DNS
3 1 (2.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.41%) DB2
3 1 (2.70%) DbVisualizer
3 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 28 (75.68%) Jenkins
2 25 (67.57%) Cucumber
2 25 (67.57%) Selenium
3 24 (64.86%) JBehave
3 24 (64.86%) JUnit
3 24 (64.86%) NUnit
3 24 (64.86%) WATIR
3 24 (64.86%) SpecFlow
3 24 (64.86%) Calabash
4 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
5 4 (10.81%) Hudson
5 4 (10.81%) Maven
5 4 (10.81%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
1 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
1 2 (5.41%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Automation Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) Test Automation Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) Senior Test Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) Test Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Architect
3 4 (10.81%) DevOps Architect
4 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Automation Tester
6 1 (2.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.70%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (2.70%) Cloud Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Tester
6 1 (2.70%) Applications Support Specialist
6 1 (2.70%) Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.70%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (75.68%) RESTful
2 25 (67.57%) XML
3 24 (64.86%) Gherkin
3 24 (64.86%) Web Services
4 3 (8.11%) .NET
4 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET
4 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (5.41%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (5.41%) HTML
6 1 (2.70%) J2EE
6 1 (2.70%) CSS
6 1 (2.70%) JSP
6 1 (2.70%) SOAP
6 1 (2.70%) JSON
6 1 (2.70%) Flash
6 1 (2.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (67.57%) Open Source
2 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Linux
2 6 (16.22%) Windows
3 3 (8.11%) UNIX
4 1 (2.70%) AIX
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (75.68%) BDD
2 25 (67.57%) Test Scripting
2 25 (67.57%) Test Automation
3 24 (64.86%) Software Testing
4 15 (40.54%) OO
5 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (13.51%) DevOps
7 4 (10.81%) TDD
8 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
8 3 (8.11%) MVC
8 3 (8.11%) Web Application Development
9 2 (5.41%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (5.41%) Project Management
10 1 (2.70%) Service Management
10 1 (2.70%) Document Management
10 1 (2.70%) Automated Testing
10 1 (2.70%) Migration
10 1 (2.70%) Operations Management
10 1 (2.70%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (72.97%) C#
2 26 (70.27%) SQL
3 25 (67.57%) Java
4 3 (8.11%) PHP
5 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.41%) Perl
6 1 (2.70%) Python
6 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) ISEB
1 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
1 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.70%) vSphere
2 1 (2.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) Puppet
2 5 (13.51%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) HP
2 2 (5.41%) VMware
3 1 (2.70%) EMC
3 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.70%) IBM
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
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