The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Ruby skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ruby
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 61 74
Rank change year-on-year -3 +13  
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 6 26 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.92% 3.12% 1.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.33% 8.00% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 6 26 8
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% +5.55%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  

Ruby is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 258 325 448
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 39.75% 38.97% 39.75%
Number of salaries quoted 214 279 350
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Ruby as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Bedfordshire

Ruby
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ruby in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for Ruby in Bedfordshire

Ruby
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +5 6 £40,000 -8.04% 1
Ruby
East of England

Ruby
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 15 (100.00%) BDD
2 13 (86.67%) C#
3 10 (66.67%) .NET
3 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 10 (66.67%) MVC
3 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (53.33%) RESTful
4 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (46.67%) Test Scripting
5 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (40.00%) TDD
6 6 (40.00%) Music Industry
6 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (40.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (40.00%) NoSQL
6 6 (40.00%) Entity Framework
6 6 (40.00%) Node.js
6 6 (40.00%) High Availability
6 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
6 6 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (40.00%) WCF
6 6 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (40.00%) Web Application Development
6 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 6 (40.00%) Code First Entity Framework
7 5 (33.33%) Selenium

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (33.33%) Selenium
3 4 (26.67%) HP UFT
3 4 (26.67%) JIRA
3 4 (26.67%) SpecFlow
3 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (40.00%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Automation Tester
1 9 (60.00%) Tester
2 6 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) .NET
1 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 8 (53.33%) RESTful
3 6 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 6 (40.00%) Code First Entity Framework
3 6 (40.00%) Entity Framework
3 6 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
3 6 (40.00%) Node.js
3 6 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (40.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) BDD
2 10 (66.67%) MVC
3 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) Test Scripting
4 6 (40.00%) High Availability
4 6 (40.00%) TDD
4 6 (40.00%) Web Application Development
5 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
6 4 (26.67%) Web Development
7 2 (13.33%) Agile Testing
7 2 (13.33%) API Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Automation Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Coaching
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (13.33%) SDLC
7 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
7 2 (13.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) HP
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday