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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 51 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 16 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.95% 0.53% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.37% 0.94% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 0
Average salary £55,000 £53,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
217 213 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 40.04% 56.65% 57.84%
Number of salaries quoted 147 171 166
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 1 October 2014.

Ruby Salary Histogram in Watford

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 16 (84.21%) SQL
1 16 (84.21%) Jenkins
2 15 (78.95%) RESTful
2 15 (78.95%) Open Source
2 15 (78.95%) Cucumber
2 15 (78.95%) BDD
2 15 (78.95%) Java
2 15 (78.95%) XML
2 15 (78.95%) Selenium
2 15 (78.95%) Test Scripting
2 15 (78.95%) Test Automation
3 14 (73.68%) WATIR
3 14 (73.68%) Software Testing
3 14 (73.68%) NUnit
3 14 (73.68%) Web Services
3 14 (73.68%) JUnit
3 14 (73.68%) C#
3 14 (73.68%) JBehave
3 14 (73.68%) Calabash
3 14 (73.68%) SpecFlow
3 14 (73.68%) Gherkin
4 10 (52.63%) OO
5 4 (21.05%) Puppet
5 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (21.05%) Linux
6 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (15.79%) UNIX
6 3 (15.79%) Windows
6 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (15.79%) DevOps

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (5.26%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) DB2
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 16 (84.21%) Jenkins
2 15 (78.95%) Cucumber
2 15 (78.95%) Selenium
3 14 (73.68%) WATIR
3 14 (73.68%) NUnit
3 14 (73.68%) JUnit
3 14 (73.68%) JBehave
3 14 (73.68%) Calabash
3 14 (73.68%) SpecFlow
4 2 (10.53%) Hudson
4 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
4 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
4 2 (10.53%) Maven
5 1 (5.26%) Subversion
5 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Automation Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Test Automation Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Test Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Test Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) DevOps Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Support Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Support Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) RESTful
1 15 (78.95%) XML
2 14 (73.68%) Web Services
2 14 (73.68%) Gherkin
3 2 (10.53%) HTML
4 1 (5.26%) CSS
4 1 (5.26%) JSP
4 1 (5.26%) SOAP
4 1 (5.26%) J2EE
4 1 (5.26%) Flash
4 1 (5.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (78.95%) Open Source
2 1 (5.26%) Online Games
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) UNIX
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) BDD
1 15 (78.95%) Test Scripting
1 15 (78.95%) Test Automation
2 14 (73.68%) Software Testing
3 10 (52.63%) OO
4 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.79%) DevOps
6 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.26%) TDD
6 1 (5.26%) Document Management
6 1 (5.26%) System Testing
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL
6 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.26%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) SQL
2 15 (78.95%) Java
3 14 (73.68%) C#
4 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) Perl
4 2 (10.53%) PHP
5 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Firmware
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Puppet
2 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.26%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.26%) VMware
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