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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 70 55 65
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 7 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.19% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.90% 0.59% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 0
Average salary £55,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.23% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Programming Languages Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
241 169 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 41.13% 52.81% 66.86%
Number of salaries quoted 169 126 149
Average salary £41,000 £36,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.88% -6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ruby across the Watford region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Watford

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 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 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) Open Source
2 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 5 (71.43%) RESTful
2 5 (71.43%) JBehave
2 5 (71.43%) NUnit
2 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 5 (71.43%) SpecFlow
2 5 (71.43%) Gherkin
2 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 5 (71.43%) Calabash
2 5 (71.43%) Cucumber
2 5 (71.43%) BDD
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) JUnit
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
2 5 (71.43%) WATIR
2 5 (71.43%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) Puppet
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) JUnit
1 5 (71.43%) NUnit
1 5 (71.43%) WATIR
1 5 (71.43%) Selenium
1 5 (71.43%) JBehave
1 5 (71.43%) Cucumber
1 5 (71.43%) SpecFlow
1 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
1 5 (71.43%) Calabash
General
1 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (14.29%) Applications Specialist
1 1 (14.29%) Support Specialist
1 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
1 1 (14.29%) Administrator
1 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Specialist
1 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
1 5 (71.43%) XML
1 5 (71.43%) RESTful
1 5 (71.43%) Gherkin
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) JSP
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Firmware
2 1 (14.29%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
1 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
1 5 (71.43%) BDD
1 5 (71.43%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (14.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
1 1 (14.29%) VMware
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